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2019 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 — And that's a Wrap

2019 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 — And that's a Wrap

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | Sep 16
In his last dispatch, EDGE contributor C.J. Prince caps off his time at TIFF, including reviews for big films like People's Choice Award winner "Jojo Rabbit," Rian Johnson's whodunit "Knives Out," the seafaring horror film "The Lighthouse" and more.

'SNL' Rescinds Cast Invitation to Gillis Over YouTube Video

'SNL' Rescinds Cast Invitation to Gillis Over YouTube Video

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 16
"Saturday Night Live" has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.

Yada Yada Yada: Netflix to Air 'Seinfeld' Starting in 2021

Yada Yada Yada: Netflix to Air 'Seinfeld' Starting in 2021

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16
Move aside, "Friends" and "The Office." Netflix now has a new gem — a show about nothing.

Hurt Christie Brinkley Pulls Out of 'Dancing with the Stars'

Hurt Christie Brinkley Pulls Out of 'Dancing with the Stars'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16
Christie Brinkley has been sidelined for Monday's season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars."

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

NEWS | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Model Naomi Campbell Takes Spotlight at London Fashion Week

Model Naomi Campbell Takes Spotlight at London Fashion Week

STYLE | By Gregory Katz | Sep 16
Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.

RuPaul Says Comments About Trans Queens on 'Drag Race' Were 'Out of Context'

RuPaul Says Comments About Trans Queens on 'Drag Race' Were 'Out of Context'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16
In a new interview with the U.K. newspaper the Sunday Times, RuPaul said his comments about whether or not he'd allow transgender drag queens compete on his hit reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race" were taken "so out of context."

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

BUSINESS | By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

Times Apologizes for Tweet, Revises Kavanaugh Article

Times Apologizes for Tweet, Revises Kavanaugh Article

NEWS | Sep 16
President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that was revised to reflect that the alleged victim couldn't recall the incident.

Loud Lesbian Sex Leads to Motel Gunfire

Loud Lesbian Sex Leads to Motel Gunfire

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 16
A bout of loud lesbian sex that was mistaken for fighting led to a totally different fracas in which a motel guard claims one of the women attempted to shoot him in the head.


News

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

LEGAL | By Hope Yen | Sep 16
Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases — or else risk no legislation at all.


Entertainment

 Review :: Sell By

Review :: Sell By

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 16
The characters may feel shallow, hollow, and dull, but there's a sense that everyone is having some fun, and that in turn makes the movie a good — if underwhelming — time.


Business

Warren Offers Anti-Corruption Plan Central to Her Campaign

Warren Offers Anti-Corruption Plan Central to Her Campaign

LEGAL | By Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Sep 16
Elizabeth Warren has released a sweeping anti-government corruption proposal, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign.


Technology

Vapes Spiked with Illegal Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

Vapes Spiked with Illegal Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

SCIENCE | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
People behind spiked products have operated with impunity, in part because the business has boomed so fast that regulators haven't caught up while drug enforcement agents have higher priorities.


Cars

No Deal: Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

No Deal: Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Sep 16
More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.


Health/Fitness

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

OBITUARIES | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 16
Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.


Nightlife

Snctm Debuts Infamous Masquerade Party at Art Basel Miami Beach in December

Snctm Debuts Infamous Masquerade Party at Art Basel Miami Beach in December

FINE ARTS | Sep 13
Snctm introduces its first-ever Masquerade party in Miami, expanding the members-only erotic brand's reach during premier art exhibit festival Art Basel Miami Beach, December 6th.