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  1. Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | CTV

    This Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, image made from a video on Rob Lowe's Instagram account shows palm trees and smoke as Lowe live-streams his family evacuating from their smoke-shrouded home, where a growing Southern California wildfire is threatening homes in the wealthy enclave of Montecito. LOS ANGELES -- Ash fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for air Monday as a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history and driving celebrities from a wealthy hillside enclave.

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  2. New evacuations as huge California fire flares upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | CTV

    A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from a fleet water-dropping planes and helicopters saved homes as unpredictable gusts sent the blaze deeper into residential foothill areas northwest of Los Angeles that haven't burned in decades.

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  3. Largest wildfire eyes communities northwest of L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | CTV

    Flames from the largest and most destructive Southern California wildfire churned toward coastal and mountain communities northwest of Los Angeles on Thursday, disrupting travel on a major highway and triggering more evacuations. A more favourable wind forecast still called for potentially dangerous gusts, but ones not likely to approach historic levels forecasters had feared, according to the National Weather Service .

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  4. Largest wildfire eyes communities northwest of Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | CTV

    Flames from the largest and most destructive Southern California wildfire churned toward coastal and mountain communities northwest of Los Angeles on Thursday, disrupting travel on a major highway and triggering more evacuations. A more favourable wind forecast still called for potentially dangerous gusts, but ones not likely to approach historic levels forecasters had feared, according to the National Weather Service .

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  5. Major Southern California freeway closed amid wildfire fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | CTV

    Authorities closed a major freeway Thursday as flames from the largest and most destructive Southern California wildfire jumped lanes and churned toward coastal and mountain communities northwest of Los Angeles as crews kept an eye on unpredictable winds. A more favourable wind forecast still called for potentially dangerous gusts, but ones not likely to approach historic levels forecasters had feared, according to the National Weather Service.

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  6. Winds whip up California fires, prompting evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | CTV

    Raked by ferocious Santa Ana winds, explosive wildfires on the edge of Los Angeles and in the foothills outside the city burned a psychiatric hospital and scores of other structures Tuesday and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. One of the blazes broke out Monday in Ventura County and grew wildly to more than 70 square miles in a matter of hours, county Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen said.

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  7. Disney to open Japan-themed park in Tokyo: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CTV

    In this Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, Mickey Mouse, center, Minnie Mouse, left, and Horace Horsecollar, all clad in Japan's traditional kimono, entertain visitors to the Tokyo Disneyland during the New Year's celebration at the amusement park in Urayasu, east of Tokyo. Disney is set to open a third amusement park in Japan that will be uniquely themed after Japanese heritage and culture.

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  8. Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | CTV

    Pink, left, and Kelly Clarkson perform "Everybody Hurts" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics.

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  9. Charles Manson is seen in this undated file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | CTV

    For nearly 50 years Charles Manson has been the living personification of evil, a demonic presence captured in scores of photos, each of them marked by his piercing dark eyes and the crude Nazi swastika he carved into his forehead. That personification returned to the public consciousness again this week, complete with a prison mug shot of a now-elderly but still evil-looking Manson, after a report by TMZ.com that the killer of glamorous actress Sharon Tate and six others is seriously ill and hospitalized in Bakersfield, California.

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  10. Harvey Weinstein sued for sexual battery by actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | CTV

    An unnamed actress has sued Harvey Weinstein alleging he committed sexual battery against her in Beverly Hills hotel rooms in 2015 and 2016 after she agreed to meet the producer to discuss a television role. The actress is identified only as Jane Doe in the sexual battery lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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  11. TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | CTV

    Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar winner of sexual abuse. The Television Academy, which bestows the Emmy awards, said a disciplinary hearing set for November could lead to termination of his membership.

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  12. Crews save homes from fire in California canyonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | CTV

    Water-dropping helicopters flew through the night to save homes from a wildfire that surged through suburban canyons in Southern California and forced evacuations. At least 500 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders but authorities are hopeful some residents will be allowed to return later in the day.

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  13. Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | CTV

    A force of red, a wealth of metallics and a strong show of feathers took the carpet at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, led by Nicole Kidman, Tessa Thompson and Tracee Ellis Ross. And what's a dress without hair and makeup? The winners in beauty trends Sunday night in Los Angeles included precisely executed wet looks and matchy-matchy makeup.

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  14. Lena Dunham to guest on 'American Horror Story' episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | CTV

    In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, file photo, Lena Dunham arrives at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles. American actress and author Lena Dunham will play Valerie Solanas, the person who shot pop art icon Andy Warhol, in the seventh season of American Horror Story, according to showrunner Ryan Murphy.

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  15. Fans line up outside Yorkdale Mall's new OVO flagship storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | CTV

    Shoppers are lining up at Yorkdale Mall this morning to be the first inside Drake's new OVO flagship store, which officially opens on Saturday. Drake has previously opened OVO stores in New York, Los Angeles and one on Dundas Street West in downtown Toronto.

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  16. O.J. Simpson had a 'conflict-free life'? Not reallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | CTV

    When O.J. Simpson told a Nevada parole board last week that he's led a "conflict-free life," he seemed to overlook a few episodes that had him cycling in and out of courtrooms and jail cells for nearly 20 years before the Las Vegas hotel-room heist that sent him to prison in 2008. There was a wife-beating charge in 1989 that he pleaded no contest to, a road-rage charge he was acquitted of in 2001 and a contempt-of-court citation in 2008 that put him in jail for five days.

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  17. Blame Canada: U.S. visual-effects artists want reforms under NAFTARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | CTV

    Hollywood digital animation and effects artists say they can't compete against aggressive Canadian subsidies and are fighting back at NAFTA public hearings. California-based 3D artist Eric Rosenthal has worked on movies, commercials, and video games.

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  18. Blame Canada: U.S. visual-effects artists want reforms under NAFTARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | CTV

    Hollywood digital animation and effects artists say they can't compete against aggressive Canadian subsidies and are fighting back at NAFTA public hearings. California-based 3D artist Eric Rosenthal has worked on movies, commercials, and video games.

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  19. Pakistani-American makes Hollywood rom-com debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | CTV

    Growing up in Pakistan's chaotic megacity of Karachi, Kumail Nanjiani never imagined he would one day star in a Hollywood rom-com, let alone be a leading man in Donald Trump's America. "The Big Sick," opening in selected cinemas on June 23, brings to the big screen the real-life story of how the 39-year-old comedian met and fell in love with his American wife, Emily Gordon.

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  20. What will a Hollywood writers' strike mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | CTV

    That the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers talked over the weekend and were resuming Monday was a hopeful sign. The current contract expires at midnight PDT Monday.

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