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Backlash over Barbra Streisand’s Michael Jackson sexual abuse comments deepens: ‘I feel sick’

Saturday 22:43 GMT

The backlash against singer and songwriter Barbra Streisand has deepened after she shared her thoughts on HBO’s recent documentary, “Leaving Neverland,” which follows the story of two men who allege Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children. Though Streisand said she “absolutely” believes Wade Robson and James Safechuck's molestation accusations against the King of Pop, which were detailed in the two-part documentary, the “It Had To Be You” singer also made controversial remarks regarding the allegations in an interview published by The Times of London on Friday.

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Source: CTV

Scheer: Criticism for not mentioning Muslims in N.Z. statement 'completely baseless'

Saturday 23:39 GMT

Andrew Scheer says criticism over his initial failure to mention that Muslims were targeted in the recent mass murder in New Zealand is "completely baseless" and driven by "disgusting" Liberal efforts to score political points from the tragedy.

In answering a question Saturday about how he deals with that criticism, the federal Conservative leader once again initially made no reference to Muslims.

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NFL paid under $10M to settle Colin Kaepernick grievance

Saturday 04:14 GMT

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, the NFL stars who alleged the league’s teams colluded to keep them off the field after they led protests during the national anthem, will receive less than $10 million to settle grievances with the league, according to people briefed on the deal.

The settlement is far less than the tens of millions of dollars Mr. Kaepernick, especially, would have likely been owed if his grievance had prevailed.

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Matt Gaetz: President 'frustrated' over criticism from Kellyanne Conway's husband, George

Thursday 23:39 GMT

“I think it’s frustrating for him to see George Conway be so critical when Kellyanne has been such a part of the great success that’s driving country.”

“George Conway, often referred to as Mr. Kellyanne Conway by those who know him, is VERY jealous of his wife’s success & angry that I, with her help, didn’t give him the job he so desperately wanted. George Conway repeatedly has questioned the president’s mental health on social media, all while his wife continues to work at the White House.

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Source: Global News

Federal government’s journalism plan prompts praise from newspapers, criticism from broadcasters

Saturday 01:29 GMT

“Certainly Canadians seem to agree with the objective of keeping local news alive and providing support to Canadian journalism institutions,” she said.

Tax credits for news subscriptions among Liberal plans to boost struggling newsrooms. The FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting described the decline in the industry as a “death spiral,” and said the federal government’s plan doesn’t address tech giants’ siphoning of advertising dollars from traditional media organizations. “Platforms like Facebook are displacing Canadian journalism, but not replacing it,” executive director Daniel Bernhard said in a statement earlier this week.

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Trump goalie mask made for youth hockey player draws criticism

Friday 10:51 GMT

A Pennsylvania youth hockey player and an artist were reportedly slammed on social media after the goalie wore a mask which featured President Donald Trump holding a trowel and a brick, in a nod to Trump's campaign promise to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.

Wagner, whose clients include Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Garrett Sparks, shrugged off the criticism saying “there’s no such thing as bad publicity” and didn’t expect his involvement with the mask would hurt his business or detract from his clientele.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte