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Luka Rocco Magnotta is taken by police from a Canadian military plane to a waiting van on June 18, 2012, in Mirabel, Que. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Montreal Police

Documentary on dismemberment murder suspect pulled from Montreal film festival

| The Canadian Press

"Sex, Fame & Murder: The Luka Magnotta Story" was yanked because of a publication ban in force at his trial.

Luka Rocco Magnotta is taken by police from a Canadian military plane to a waiting van on June 18, 2012, in Mirabel, Que. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Montreal Police

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Documentary on dismemberment murder suspect pulled from Montreal film festival

| The Canadian Press

"Sex, Fame & Murder: The Luka Magnotta Story" was yanked because of a publication ban in force at his trial.

DiCaprio attends a 'Inception' press conference. July 21, 2010. Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images.

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Leonardo DiCaprio visits Alberta oilsands for documentary

| The Canadian Press

Sources involved with the visit say DiCaprio is doing research for an environmental documentary.

The 11th annual Scotiabank Buskerfest. Michael Talbot/CITYNEWS.

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5 things to do this weekend: BuskerFest, Walk for the Children and Taiwanfest

| Michael Talbot

As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests. Video (1)

Pride Toronto executive director Kevin Beaulieu. CITYNEWS

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Beaulieu stepping down as Pride Toronto executive director

| Toronto Staff

Beaulieu oversaw one of the most successful Pride festival's in June when Toronto hosted WorldPride.

Benedict Cumberbatch speaks CityNews on the red carpet for '12 Years a Slave,' Sept. 6, 2013. CITYNEWS/Winston Sih

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Cumberbatch, Witherspoon among stars to grace TIFF 2014

| Roshni Murthy and Toronto staff

The 39th annual TIFF runs from Sept. 4-14.

This red Ferrari 275 GTB/4 was owned by the late actor Steve McQueen and put up for auction in California on Aug. 16, 2014. RM AUCTIONS

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Ontario seller wants US$8M for rare Steve McQueen Ferrari in California auction

| The Canadian Press

The red Ferrari 275 GTB/4 was delivered to the late actor on the set of his 1968 crime drama "Bullitt."

File photo of CNE Midway. Courtesy: TheEx.com

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5 things to do this weekend: CNE, Midsummer Night’s Run & Yogapalooza

| Patricia D'Cunha

Events happening in the city from Aug. 15-17. Video

Celine Dion performs during the CCTV 2013 Spring Festival Gala on Feb. 9, 2013 in Beijing, China. GETTY IMAGES/ChinaFotoPress

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Celine Dion suspending showbiz career to focus on ailing husband

| The Canadian Pres

Angelil had surgery last December to have a cancerous tumour removed. Video

Lauren Bacall is presented the Governor's Award during the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday,  March 7, 2010, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Screen legend Lauren Bacall dies at 89

| Toronto Staff

The Humphrey Bogart Estate announced her death on its verified Facebook and Twitter pages.

Robin Williams in character as disc-jockey Adrian Cronauer in director Barry Levinsons comedy drama "Good Morning Vietnam" in 1997. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/TOUCHSTONE PICTURES

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Robin Williams died of asphyxia due to hanging: Sheriff’s office

| Toronto Staff

Police said there were no injuries that indicated a struggle or physical altercation. Video (1)

Robin Williams in the television show "Mork and Mindy" (1978-82). PARAMOUNT TELEVISION/EVERETT COLLECTION

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VIDEO MONTAGE: Robin Williams’ memorable movies & TV roles

| Patricia D'Cunha

Some of Robin Williams' memorable performances from film and television. Video

Robin Williams poses at the European Premiere of "Happy Feet Two" in London, England, on Nov. 20, 2011. NEWZULU

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IN PHOTOS: Remembering actor & comedian Robin Williams

| Toronto staff

Photos from Robin Williams' entertainment career and personal life. Video (1)

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Canadian comics remember Robin Williams as influential stand-up icon

| Will Campbell, The Canadian Press

Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday. He was 63. Video

FILE - This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif.  Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office said Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. The sheriff’s office said a preliminary investigation showed the cause of death to be a suicide due to asphyxia. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

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Actor Robin Williams dead of apparent suicide at 63

| Toronto staff

Williams was found dead of a suspected suicide inside his California residence, Marin County police said in a release. Video (5)

Grumpy Cat at Indigo Eaton Centre, Aug. 9, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Grumpy Cat brings her frown to town to promote new book

| Christine Chubb

Grumpy Cat is in town as a part of a five-city book tour to promote 'The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat."

Meat cooks on a grill at the Taste of the Danforth street festival in Toronto in August 2010. FLICKR/DdotG

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5 things to do this weekend: Taste of the Danforth, tree tours and Parkdale Flea

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Events happening in the city from Aug. 8-10 (1)

The SkyRider. Image courtesy of canadaswonderland.com

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Wonderland to close SkyRider this September

| Christine Chubb

The stand-up rollercoaster first opened in May 1985 and was the first of its kind built in Canada. (1)

Actor Sheldon Bergstrom poses for a photo in Toronto, Aug. 5, 2014, as he prepares for the role of Rob Ford in the upcoming musical "Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of A Ford Nation". THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

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Rob Ford musical casts Sheldon Bergstrom of Saskatchewan as lead

| Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press

"Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of A Ford Nation" is set to debut at the Factory Theatre from Sept. 16 to 28. (3)

Two women use paddleboards on Lake Ontario in Toronto on May 31, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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5 things to do this weekend: Dusk Dances, fire parade and paddleboarding

| Marcia Chen

Events happening in the city from Aug. 1-4

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Rogers & WWE announce 10-year broadcast & online agreement

| Toronto staff

Rogers will have exclusive access to WWE pay-per-view events in Canada until 2024.