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|Hugh Jackman shows off bandaged nose after cancer treatment|
Hugh Jackman has revealed another treatment for skin cancer.
The 48-year-old star of the X-Men and Wolverine franchises posted a selfie on social media Monday showing off his bandaged nose. Jackman writes, "Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all's well. Looks worse w the dressing on than off!" He also offered his fans some advice to wear sunscreen.
New York magazine has 4-book deal with Simon & Schuster
NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York magazine is teaming up with Simon & Schuster for a series of books, starting with one about ... New York.
In a joint statement Tuesday, the two companies announced a four-book deal. The first release, scheduled for November, is an illustrated volume celebrating the magazine's 50th anniversary and highlighting the coverage of New York City. The book will be divided into such themes as "Power," ''Families" and "Neighbourhoods."
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 19-25
Feb. 19: Actress Carlin Glynn ("Sixteen Candles") is 77. Singer Smokey Robinson is 77. Singer Lou Christie is 74. Actor Michael Nader ("All My Children") is 72. Guitarist Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath is 69. Actor Stephen Nichols ("The Young and the Restless") is 66. Actor Jeff Daniels is 62. Singer-guitarist Dave Wakeling (General Public, English Beat) is 61. Talk-show host Lorianne Crook is 60. Actor Leslie David Baker ("The Office") is 59. Singer Seal is 54. Actress Jessica Tuck ("True Blood") is 54. Dr
|ABC and People teaming up for documentary on Princess Diana|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Princess Diana will be the subject of a four-hour documentary miniseries airing on ABC this August.
A joint project of ABC and People magazine, the program, to be telecast over two nights, will include what the producers say will be in-depth conversations with those who knew her best as well as archival footage of the Princess of Wales.
|Yiannopoulos postpones book to include campus protests|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Life is happening fast for Milo Yiannopoulos, who has postponed his book from March to June so he can include the "craziness and rioting" that resulted from his planned appearances at a handful of West Coast campuses earlier this year.
The Breitbart editor known for inflammatory remarks about women and Muslims announced on his Facebook page Monday that he had asked his publisher for more time to complete "Dangerous," which now has a June 13 release date. The publisher, Threshold Editio
|Grammys on CBS viewed by 26 million, highest since 2014|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sunday's Grammy Awards delivered its largest viewership since 2014, according to Nielsen.
The audience of 26 million viewers reflected a 4 per cent uptick from last year, the smallest Grammys audience since 2009.
|Box Office Top 20: 'Lego Batman,' 'Fifty Shades' open on top|
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Three new openers dominated the box office this weekend — each with its own robust audience. The animated "Lego Movie" spinoff "The Lego Batman Movie" topped the charts with $53 million, slightly less than the studio estimates from Sunday, while the "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequel "Fifty Shades Darker" opened in second with $46.6 million.
"Fifty Shades Darker" didn't come close to the heights of the first film's $85.2 million debut in 2015 when Valentine's Day fell on a Saturday, bu
|Maslany, Levy, O'Hara to be among presenters at Canadian Screen Awards|
TORONTO - "Orphan Black" star Tatiana Maslany, "Schitt's Creek" leads Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara and Daniel Levy, and "Sons of Anarchy" alumnus Kim Coates will be among the presenters at this year's Canadian Screen Awards.
Staged in Toronto on March 12, the awards honour the best in Canadian TV, film and digital media.
MTV's European music awards headed to London in November
LONDON - MTV's Europe Music Awards are headed to London.
The music broadcaster announced Tuesday that the 2017 edition of the EMAs will be held on Nov. 12 at the city's Wembley Arena.
|Rumor has it: German shepherd scores at Westminster dog show|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - She's no longer a Rumor at America's top dog show.
A German shepherd called Rumor who just missed winning at the Westminster Kennel Club last year came back to score a big victory Monday night, beating out favoured Preston the puli in the herding group.
|Cea Sunrise Person revisits unorthodox wilderness upbringing in 'Nearly Normal'|
TORONTO - Cea Sunrise Person recounted her unlikely journey from the wilds of Western Canada to the worlds of high fashion in her bestselling memoir "North of Normal," but she wasn't ready to close the book on her unorthodox upbringing.
In "Nearly Normal" (HarperCollins), the Vancouver-based author shares anecdotes left untold in her debut memoir, in which she chronicled childhood years with her pot-growing, free-loving family living in a teepee.
Cree activist, actor Tyrone Tootoosis, 58, dies at ranch in Saskatchewan
DUCK LAKE, Sask. - Cree activist, artist and actor Tyrone Tootoosis has died.
Tootoosis, who was 58, died Sunday at his ranch near Duck Lake.
|Adele wins top Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyonce|
In an extraordinary moment between the music industry's top female artists, Adele beat Beyonce for three of the top Grammy Awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them.
The Grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of Bruno Mars and A Tribe Called Quest, big victories by Chance the Rapper and David Bowie, and some unusual flubs Sunday, but they were overshadowed by Adele's triumph and how she responded. The Recording Academy did nothing to calm criticism that black artists
CBS fires newscaster Josh Elliott
NEW YORK, N.Y. - CBS has fired newscaster Josh Elliott after being surprised by his live announcement that he'd no longer be working regularly at the network's streaming service.
Elliott had a regular anchor shift at CBSN streaming service before saying on the air last week he'd be leaving to work on stories for CBS' television broadcasts. That caught CBS brass off guard, and the network quickly put out a statement saying Elliott would be doing stories across CBS News, including CBSN.
|Jake Tapper writing debut novel, scheduled for 2018|
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jake Tapper is working on a book that you could call fake news: It's his debut novel.
The CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent has a thriller scheduled to come out in the summer of 2018, Little, Brown and Company told The Associated Press on Monday. The novel is called "The Hellfire Club" and it takes place in a world that well predates the Trump administration — Washington, D.C., in 1954. The story centres on Rep. Charles Marder, a young congressman from New York, and his zoo
|Joy Villa's 'Great Again' dress boosts album sales|
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The attention-grabbing "Make America Great Again" dress Joy Villa wore at the Grammys appears to have led to a bump in sales for her music.
Villa's 2014 album, "I Make the Static," was leading Amazon's top paid albums chart over albums from Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga.
|Drew Barrymore on being cheered up by zombie role in 'Santa Clarita Diet'|
TORONTO - Gnawing on body parts turned out to be therapeutic for Drew Barrymore.
The Golden Globe-winning actress says her role as a suburban mom who turns into a zestful zombie in Netflix's new dark comedy "Santa Clarita Diet" came when she was in a really "hard place" in her life.
|Andre The Giant set for big upcoming documentary on HBO|
The tall tales and colossal career of Andre the Giant will be told in an upcoming HBO documentary.
WWE, HBO Sports and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce "Andre The Giant," a documentary film examining the life and career of one of professional wrestling's truly biggest stars.
Chicago's surgery museum plans sex reassignment exhibit
CHICAGO - A Chicago museum chronicling the history of surgery through medical artifacts, paintings and sculptures is planning to open an exhibit later this year on sex-reassignment procedures.
Curators at the International Museum of Surgical Science said the issue has become more prominent in social, cultural and political conversations and the museum hopes to contribute to the discussion in medical and surgical terms, according to the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/2kKEroC ).
|Frank Ocean slams Grammy producer after criticism|
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Frank Ocean has taken shots at producers of the Grammy Awards over their criticism of his performance at the 2013 edition of the show.
Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich tells Rolling Stone's Music Now podcast that Ocean's vision for the performance was "faulty."