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Pepe lives: Cartoonist resurrecting frog hijacked by trolls

Pepe lives: Cartoonist resurrecting frog hijacked by trolls

Pepe the Frog is coming back from the dead.
Ontario to ban 'scalper bots' in proposed ticket sale reforms

Ontario to ban 'scalper bots' in proposed ticket sale reforms

TORONTO — Ontario is promising to clamp down on online ticket scalping, a source of frustration and anger for fans who have often been unable to secure tickets to their favourite sport or music events.
President's media strategy creating friction

President's media strategy creating friction

NEW YORK — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters created friction on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting President Donald Trump's chief spokesman to demand he explain why television cameras were ordered off.
Facts about Ontario's plan to target online ticket scalping

Facts about Ontario's plan to target online ticket scalping

TORONTO — Ontario is targeting online ticket scalping with proposed legislation it plans to introduce this fall.
Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

LOS ANGELES — A hand-drawn map that shows Walt Disney's original ideas for Disneyland has sold at auction for $708,000. The founder of Van Eaton Galleries in Los Angeles says a private collector cast the winning bid Sunday.
Subway digging uncovers 'Pompeii-like scene' in Rome

Subway digging uncovers 'Pompeii-like scene' in Rome

ROME — Digging for Rome's new subway has unearthed the charred ruins of an early 3rd-century building and the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a crouching dog that apparently perished in the same blaze that collapsed the structure.
JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

LONDON — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997.
Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

MADRID — A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed to settle a paternity suit, despite opposition from the state-run foundation that manages the artist's estate.
Review: A thrilling epic in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

Review: A thrilling epic in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

Apparently all the new Planet of the Apes films needed to do to really hit a home run was take the humans out of the equation.
Oprah picks debut novel 'Behold the Dreamers' for book club

Oprah picks debut novel 'Behold the Dreamers' for book club

NEW YORK — Imbolo Mbue, whose debut novel "Behold the Dreamers" is Oprah Winfrey's latest selection, owes her career in part to the talk-show host.