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November 12, 2018 6:56 PM Why the Thanksgiving TV episode is the very best kind of holiday special

There comes a time in the life of every major TV show when writers must give thanks for their show’s longevity and write a Thanksgiving episode. The Thanksgiving TV episode is a distinctly American TV tradition for a distinctly American holiday (it falls on Nov. 22 this year; Canadians, of course, celebrate Thanksgiving a month earlier). It’s not to be confused 9

October 28, 2018 11:30 AM Tabloids: One pregnant duchess can never be enough

Cover: Is it my birthday? Did the carnival genie grant my wish? Well, not yet, but fingers crossed as KUWTK ratings are so low it’s in danger of cancellation. See, almost nobody involved wants to be doing the show anymore, but they can’t afford to stop working. Kardashians: They’re just like us. Ex-factor: The mag proposes that Bieber is upset about 16

October 25, 2018 8:10 PM Topshop’s Philip Green named as harassment-claim businessman

LONDON—A British politician used Parliament’s free-speech guarantee Thursday to identify Topshop owner Philip Green as the businessman accused of sexual harassment who had secured a court order barring the media from revealing his identity. Green, whose Arcadia Group owns fashion chain Topshop and other brands, was named in the House of Lords by Labour 16

October 21, 2018 11:00 PM Turkey says it will reveal details of its investigation into Jamal Khashoggi killing

“Why did 15 people come here?” he asked. “Why have 18 people been arrested? All of this must be explained with all the details. On Tuesday, I will tell this very differently in my parliamentary group speech. I will go into detail.” Erdogan’s comments came as Saudi Arabia was accused of deception in the case by both President Donald Trump and the publisher 18

October 21, 2018 4:29 PM Changing course, Donald Trump accuses Saudis of ‘deception’ in killing of Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON—U. S. President Donald Trump shifted his tone on Saudi Arabia again late Saturday, expressing doubt about the Saudi government’s claim that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed accidentally during a fist fight with a team of Saudi operatives. “Obviously, there’s been deception and there’s been lies,” Trump said in a telephone interview with The Washington 23

October 19, 2018 12:23 AM Trump official called Trudeau ‘that little punk kid running Canada,’ the U.S. president’s economic adviser says

According to the Washington Examiner, which was in attendance, Kudlow said that one of his friends in the White House, “who will go unnamed,” said they were pleased they had managed to come to a trade agreement with Canada — despite Trudeau. TOP STORIES. IN YOUR INBOX: For the day’s top news from the Star’s award-winning journalists, sign up for our daily 18

October 8, 2018 2:40 PM Hillary, Bill Clinton to go on tour this year

“Attendees will have the opportunity to hear one-of-a-kind conversations with the two leaders as they tell their stories from some of the most impactful moments in modern history. From the American presidency to the halls of the Senate and State Department, to one of the United States’ most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections, they provide 17

October 2, 2018 9:05 PM Why the Leafs could win the Stanley Cup ... and why it could all just be hype

He’s the one player who has the power to push the Leafs beyond their first-round playoff exits of the past two seasons. Tavares faces the pressure of high expectations after signing for seven years and $77 million U.S., but his track record suggests he’s primed for the biggest season of his career. The match seems right. The Mississauga-born Tavares 14

September 27, 2018 5:47 PM Ontario to modernize driver’s licence system after Star probe

The ombudsman’s probe was sparked by a series of stories by the Star’s Norris McDonald last year. McDonald reported the plight of James Strachan, a 40-year-old Leslieville resident, who learned four years after the fact that his licence had been suspended since 2013. That was because he had forgotten to pay a speeding ticket for going 15 km/h above the speed 19

September 25, 2018 9:00 PM PG proves profitable for horror’s Eli Roth, director of The House With a Clock in Its Walls

“The main thing he said was, ‘Don’t be afraid to make it scary. Kids love to be scared,’” Roth said. “Amblin is using this movie to really relaunch the brand to make it what it was in the ’80s. For me, it was a huge honour. Those Amblin movies were so important to me. I wanted this to have my sense of humour and my personality but feel like you could 17