The Latest: Melania Trump applauds US athletes at games
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The Latest: Melania Trump applauds US athletes at games

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump leading the U.S. delegation to the Invictus Games in Toronto (all times local): 9 p.m. U.S. first lady Melania Trump stood and applauded Team USA during the opening ceremonies in Toronto of an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans. Mrs. Trump joined the … Continue reading

Tennis anyone? Toronto serves up Borg-McEnroe biopic
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Tennis anyone? Toronto serves up Borg-McEnroe biopic

TORONTO (AP) — Though seldom a smash on the big screen, tennis movies took center court at the Toronto International Film Festival, where “Borg/McEnroe” opened the annual festival Thursday. The film, starring Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Bjorn Borg, is the opening volley in the ten-day Canadian festival, a premiere launching … Continue reading

Police evacuate all schools on Canada’s Prince Edward Island
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Police evacuate all schools on Canada’s Prince Edward Island

TORONTO (AP) — More than 19,000 students on the small Canadian province of Prince Edward Island have been evacuated because of a “potential threat.” The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Wednesday that students at more than 60 English language and French language schools are being taken to safe locations by staff outside the schools, where … Continue reading

‘La La Land’ wins Toronto Film Festival audience award
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‘La La Land’ wins Toronto Film Festival audience award

TORONTO (AP) — Damien Chazelle’s modern-day musical “La La Land” received the top award from the 41st Toronto International Film Festival. “La La Land” was honored Sunday with the festival’s People’s Choice award, which is determined by audience voting. The film stars Emma Stone as an aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling as a jazz pianist. … Continue reading

In festival-hit ‘Moonlight,’ growing up black and gay
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In festival-hit ‘Moonlight,’ growing up black and gay

TORONTO (AP) — The shimmering glow of Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” a poetic coming-of-age tale told across three chapters about a young gay black kid growing up in a poor, drug-ridden neighborhood of Miami, has lit up this year’s fall film festival circuit like no other film. Following its much-lauded debut at the Telluride Film Festival … Continue reading

For Hank Williams, Hiddleston had to exorcise his Englishman
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For Hank Williams, Hiddleston had to exorcise his Englishman

TORONTO (AP) — Rest assured, in the course of playing country music legend Hank Williams in the biopic “I Saw the Light,” it was brought to Tom Hiddleston’s attention that he is British. The 34-year-old actor has taken on plenty of roles with weighty expectations, from his Marvel Comics villain Loki to Shakespeare’s “Coriolanus” on … Continue reading