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'La La Land' musical takes top prize at Toronto film festival

The film, scheduled for December release, stars Stone as an aspiring actress in Los Angeles who, in between soul-crushing auditions, meets a jazz pianist (Gosling) trying to stay true to the music he's devoted himself to. The award is given by a jury of three - this year, Brian De Palma, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun and Zhang Ziyi, who announced the prize. The City Of Toronto prize for Best Canadian First Feature, which carries a cash prize of $15,000, went to Johnny Ma's Old Stone.

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Jimmy Kimmel disses EpiPen during Emmy's

We knew Donald Trump would come up during Jimmy Kimmel's Emmy Awards opening monologue-it was only a matter of how. She has won the Emmy three times. "Thanks to Mark Burnett, we don't have to watch reality shows anymore before we're living in one", Kimmel said to Burnett, who laughed nervously.

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Man helps New York victims in aftermath of explosion

Investigators are sifting through blast remnants and video footage at the scene of an explosion in New York City that injured 29 people. A USA official familiar with information circulating inside the government said the motive remained unknown and insufficient evidence had been gathered to link the two NY bombs.

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Colin Powell Rips Donald Trump in E-Mails

In that email , Powell lamented that he had repeatedly told Clinton's "minions" that they are "making a mistake trying to drag me in, yet they still try". It was nearly as if they were two separate and unrelated stories: the leak of Colin Powell's emails were treated radically different by media outlets of different political stripes.

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Owen Smith: 'Five days left to save the Labour Party'

Earlier, the Corbyn camp had highlighted the behaviour of a number of Labour MPs, including Jess Phillips for telling the leader's ally Diane Abbott to "f*** off", John Woodcock for dismissing the party leader as a "f****** disaster" and Tristram Hunt for describing Labour as "in the s***".

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Can Someone Just Give The Kids From 'Stranger Things' All The Emmys?

Gaten Matarazzo , Caleb McLaughlin, and Millie Bobby Brown hit the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet on Sunday as a single unit, looking strikingly dapper and very mature. Empire star Taraji P. Henson eagerly raised her hand. Anxious about the folks with allergies out there? "If you're allergic to peanuts then I guess this is goodbye because we can only afford one EpiPen", the host quipped, referencing the sky-high price of the medication.

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Matt LeBlanc slammed on Twitter over 'creepy' Emilia Clarke nude scene comment

The latest series of " Game Of Thrones " saw Emilia stripping off for the first time in three years, a gap she was keen to point out in an interview at the time. It wasn't long before Twitter blew up and accused Matt of being sexist. Earlier, she also shared a snap of her with matt on Instagram and wrote, "How YOU doin??!" "Matt LeBlanc telling Emilia Clark he should start watching second season of GOT cause she starts getting naked is too much.

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'Game of Thrones' rules Emmys 2016 with 12 awards

Sarah Paulson received an Emmy for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her portrayal of Marcia Clarke. The FX miniseries also earned Emmys for Courtney B. For pay cable or streaming services, the awards glow can help attract new customers. "He is a complete unsafe monster and any time I can call out Trump for being an inheritor to Hitler , I will."- Jill Soloway, who won an Emmy for outstanding directing for a comedy series for Transparent , using strong words to ...

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TV Channel, Baltimore leads 20-2

Baltimore needs to get its running game on track early after rushing for just 83 yards on 28 carries in the opener. That's when everything changed. This score put the Browns up 7-0 after the successful point after attempt on rival Baltimore.

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Who will win? A preview of the upcoming Emmy awards

Simpson murder trial prosecutor Marcia Clark in "The People v. O.J. Simpson". The latest on Sunday's 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles . An Emmy award for "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who portrays vice-president-turned-president, would be her fifth best comedy actress win. If the show can sweep all five of the main-show categories it's nominated in (adding to the likelihood of a win are multiple nominations within some of those categories), it'll ...

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Buffalo Bills: Rapid Reactions from 13-7 Loss to Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens had to wait to get a contribution from wide receiver Breshad Perriman, but he proved to be worth the delay on his first National Football League reception. "That was a huge play in the game", Harbaugh said. The Ravens have moved the ball but turned it over once. The 66-yard score almost doubled his longest catch as a Minnesota Viking a year ago, which was 34 yards.

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US Congress Report On Snowden 'Aggressively Dishonest'

All of the committee members separately sent Obama a letter urging him not to pardon Snowden , who revealed the NSA's collection of millions' of Americans phone records. Though she now lives in Moscow with Snowden , the Oscar-winning documentary "Citizen Four", which details how Snowden divulged leaked NSA documents to The Guardian newspaper, reveals that Mills was not always in the know.

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Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliament

On Sunday's election for the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, United Russia has won 343 of its 450 seats, paving the way for a possible fourth presidential term for Putin in 2018. Pamfilova said the results from Altai could be annulled if allegations of vote fraud there were confirmed. Those four parties - which made up the last parliament and all back the Kremlin - were the only ones to clear the five per cent threshold needed to claim a share of the one-half of ...

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Harry Potter's childhood home can now be yours

The famous house was picked out of hundreds back in 2001 to serve as the Dursleys' home during the first film. It even includes the famous cupboard under the stairs, where Harry slept before discovering he was a wizard. Once past the familiar driveway, there is a large reception room, kitchen and dining room, and bathroom on the ground floor. The landscaped back garden has a large patio, which offers plenty of space for Hagrid's flying motorcycle to land.

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Simon Pagenaud wins 1st IndyCar title in banner Penske year

Instead, the misfortune befell his teammate, who finished 20th after an electronics glitch caused a clutch failure in the finale. There is so much emotion right now, to be honest, I can't find the words. "I can't see what anyone is going to do". "What an incredible day - this is the most dominant we have been". Castroneves was hoping for a win, but failing that, he wanted be part of three podium finishes for Penske in the race.

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'Bridget Jones's Baby': Renee Zellwegger's hot-mess Brit gets knocked up

Back to Bridget , who admittedly is trapped in one of the hoariest premises in the romantic comedy playbook: She doesn't know which of the two men she recently had impulse sex with is the father, and never mind that this could be settled with a quick scrape of DNA.

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Smith laments loss; Canelo blasts Golovkin

Smith got back up and finished the round. The Mexican boxer knew he landed the ideal shot when he rocked Smith with a powerful left hook to the body before proceeding to walk straight to his corner before climbing the ropes and reaching out to accept the applause of the 51,420 fans in attendance at AT&T Stadium.

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Emmy Awards Live Blog and Event Winners List

Julia Louis-Dreyfus mixed savage humor with real tears while winning yet another Emmy for ruling over "Veep", which also grabbed its second Emmy for Comedy Series. OJ Simpson " double yessss! "Because everyone in L.A. knows if you want to win, sit next to Marcia Clark", Kimmel said. That comedy went off the air in 2004 so their record of 37 wins stood quite the test of time, but it was ultimately SLAYED by GOT .

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Your guide to 2016 Emmy Awards coming Sunday

The show, which follows the ever-expanding battle for the Iron Throne to rule over the Seven Kingdoms based on George R.R. Martin's fantasy novel series "A Song of Ice and Fire", is nominated again for the best drama series Emmy award, which it won for the first time past year for its fifth season.

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In tense interview, Ivanka Trump lashes out at Cosmopolitan reporter

Ivanka: The policy is fleshed out online, so you can go see all the elements of it. "Can you talk a little bit about those comments, and perhaps what has changed?" Ivanka's irritation was palpable in her reply: "I think what I was - there's plenty of time for you to editorialize around this, but I think he put forth a really incredible plan that has pushed the boundaries of what anyone else is talking about".

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Authorities probe ties between blasts, devices in 2 states

At 8:45 p.m. Sunday, the five men were stopped in a vehicle by the FBI and New York Police Department, who were seeking a vehicle of interest in the bombing investigation. Five people were taken into custody Sunday night in connection with Saturday's explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, following a traffic stop on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which connects the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, sources tell ABC News.

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'Game of Thrones' just beat an incredible all-time Emmys record

Sarah Paulson, who took home an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie for her role in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story , wowed in an emerald gown. In accepting the award she apologized for what she called "the current political climate" in the US. I know plenty of readers and colleagues who disagreed with my assessment that Kimmel's filmed intro was pretty mediocre, but I definitely thought he improved from there, both with his monologue and ...

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Butch Jones not anxious about potential National Anthem protests at Tennessee

Colin Kaepernick, a reserve quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, caused a huge controversy during the preseason by not standing during the familiar "O say can you see" song. I, for one, will boycott every sport and sponsor, and not support any politician who does not distinctively honor those who have sacrificed for freedoms for all Americans.

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The People v. O.J. Simpson' Dominates at Emmys

Robot", marking cable channel USA's first triumph in the category. The true story legal thriller was also named Best Limited Series and completed its haul with a writing award. "Our show started out as political satire", she said, "but now it feels like a sober documentary". "She was great. I learned a lot about who he was, a family man, and how a man of great faith he was".

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Jimmy Kimmel's 2016 Emmys Monologue Was Full of OJ Simpson Jokes

Damon asked. "No, we didn't win, all right?" said a ticked-off Kimmel . Is it too late to make Jimmy Kimmel the host of next year's Oscars - and, while we're at it, the Grammys, Tonys and VMAs? "No", Kimmel said . "Here in Hollywood, the only thing we value more than diversity is congratulating ourselves for how much we value diversity". "I would not be unhappy were I the last cis-gender male to play a female transgender person on television", he said.

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'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' take top honours at Emmys

Perennial victor Julia Louis-Dreyfus delivered a quip about her HBO satire "Veep" having "torn down the wall between comedy and politics" - before seguing to tearfully acknowledge her father, who recently passed away. Courtney B. Vance did some politicking after accepting an Emmy for his role in "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story". Louie Anderson was honoured as best supporting actor in a comedy series at Sunday's Emmy Awards for his portrayal of a loving but tough mom in ...

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Emmy Awards: Who Will Win

Robot". "I think it's changing the landscape, period", he said. With categories like Outstanding Drama Series still to come, this also caps a year that had GoT with 35 total trophies already in the cabinet at Castle Black before tonight.

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Edward Albee, famous for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, dies aged 88

Victor of three Pulitzer Prizes , Albee is famous for his work Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Born March 12, 1928, Albee was adopted shortly thereafter and grew up in Larchmont, N.Y. "He was unanimously hailed as the successor to Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, and Eugene O'Neill". Albee spent much of the 1950s writing poetry and fiction, before turning his hand to plays.

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Libertarian presidential candidate Johnson asks 'What Is Aleppo?' in TV interview

Weld, speaking at Emerson College in Boston Thursday, said the two have been talking about Syria on the campaign trail. The subject came up at a news conference Clinton held at an airport in White Plains, N.Y. "Oh, yeah, you can assume that", Weld said. Meanwhile, we are approaching a near 100 percent certainty that in the next 24 hours I personally am going to make a mistake that requires an embarrassing correction .

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison: 'Amazon's Cloud Lead Is Over'

While such bold comments from Hurd are commonplace, this time, he might have a point. A team of Zimbra product experts will be showcasing the Zimbra Collaboration 8.7 solution, which is now supported on Oracle Linux, in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace and on Oracle Cloud.

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Cowabunga dudes! Truex rallies to win Chase opener at Chicagoland

One furious closing charge was enough. The victor of Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opener and the last-place playoff driver at Chicagoland Speedway were not surprises. Elliott , a rookie, was third, followed by Blaney and Chase driver Brad Keselowski . The 67-year-old Force, a 16-time season champion, powered his Chevy Camaro Funny Car to a 3.946-second run at 324.05 miles per hour to beat No.

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'Bridget Jones's Baby' Is High-Spirited And Playful

Since Hugh Grant declined to reprise his role as charming cad Daniel Cleaver, Mark's rival this time is tech mogul Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey), who's never as roguish or clever as Daniel. Sweet, slight and fitfully amusing, it's a movie admirers of the earlier films should mildly enjoy, but cast in terms any new parent can understand, isn't worth the price of a sitter.

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Emmys 2016: Jimmy Kimmel Takes Aim at Diversity, Nominees in Emmys Monologue

The Emmys celebrated diversity, spread the wealth among a vast assortment of networks and - thanks to the proximity to the presidential election - directed more than a few barbs at Donald Trump. The answer: Mark Burnett , creator of The Apprentice . Kimmel joked about how predictable the winners were likely to be. Referring to the current political climate, Louis-Dreyfus said "our show started as political satire but now feels like sobering documentary".

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Game of Thrones makes history at Emmys

A shaking Louis-Dreyfus ended her speech by dedicating the trophy to her father, who she said died Friday. The American fought back tears as she collected her prize for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series , in which she plays President Selina Meyer.

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New York Attorney General Launches Investigation Into Donald Trump's Foundation

The New York Attorney General now going after Donald Trump over Trump University has opened an inquiry into the Trump Foundation. The Trump camp called Schneiderman 'a partisan hack who has turned a blind eye to the Clinton Foundation for years and has endorsed Hillary Clinton'.


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