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CBC BOOKS Madeleine Thien wins 2016 Governor General's Literary Award for fiction
Author Madeleine Thien, making an international splash for her latest novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing, is one of the latest winners of the $25K Governor General's Literary Awards.
'I don't tweet at 3 a.m. about people who insult me': Obama shades Trump on Kimmel
President Barack Obama on Monday trolled Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump - known for his prolific use of Twitter to settle scores – making Trump the punch line for jokes on ABC's late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Singer Pete Burns of '80s band Dead or Alive dies at 57
Pete Burns of 1980s band Dead or Alive, best known for its worldwide hit You Spin Me Round (Like a Record), has died of a heart attack at the age of 57.
Walking Dead director justifies relentlessly bloody season 7 premiere
Greg Nicotero, who directed last season's cliffhanger finale and Sunday's gruesome premiere, explains the divisive storytelling decisions he's made. [SPOILER ALERT]
Updated Madeleine Thien, Canada's newest literary star, a favourite to win prestigious Man Booker Prize video
Madeleine Thien is up for a triple crown of book prizes: the Man Booker, the Giller and the Governor General's Literary Awards. Her novel, set mostly in China during the time of the Cultural Revolution, has struck a chord with readers in our current age of refugees and displacement.
Drake turns 30, gives his fans the gift of new music
Drake shared four new songs with fans on Monday, which also happened to be his 30th birthday, and announced a new project set to release in December.
Justin Bieber storms off stage after concert fans won't stop screaming
Justin Bieber's contentious relationship with his fans hit a new peak at a concert on Sunday night when he stormed off stage after asking them to settle down.
Shakespeare to share Henry VI credit with co-writer Christopher Marlowe
Marlowe, a playwright, poet and spy, will get co-writing credit in the latest edition of the New Oxford Shakespeare being published this week.
Kendall Jenner's testimony at trial not enough for stalking conviction
A jury on Monday acquitted a man of stalking model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner and convicted him of trespassing at her secluded Hollywood Hill home
Bobby Vee, 1960s teen idol, dead at 73
Pop singer Bobby Vee, whose early 1960s hits included the chart-topping Take Good Care of My Baby, has died. He was 73.