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‘Queen of Soul’ singer Aretha Franklin, dies aged 76

US soul singer Aretha Franklin died in her Detroit, Michigan home on Thursday morning, her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn stated on behalf of the family. According to the statement, the official cause of death was pancreatic cancer.
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‘The X-Files’ returns for 10 more episodes

The truth is still out there, as The X-Files returns for another 10-episode run. Fox is calling the second chapter an “event series” that will air during the 2017-2018 TV series. In 2016, the show returned for six-episodes — 14 years after the series had ended its original run. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson […]
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Chris Brown named new CBC Moscow correspondent

Veteran Vancouver-based CBC reporter Chris Brown is being named the public broadcaster’s correspondent in their new Moscow Bureau. Brown will be teamed with field producer Corinne Seminoff and videographer Pascal Dumont. Jennifer McGuire, CBC News’ General Manager and Editor in Chief, said that the new bureau represents a “timely investment”. “In these anxious times, hardly […]
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Apple Music picks up George Stromboulopoulos concert series

George Stroumboulopoulos is teaming up with Apple Music to present House of Strombo, a 10-episode concert series available to stream on YouTube. The black-and-white series features different acts performing in Stroumboulopoulos’ Toronto home. It’s a format similar to his CBC Radio 2 show. “The bands set-up right in my living room, with a live audience […]