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A look at this year's 'Amazing Race Canada' contestants

There's always a chance a new season of "The Amazing Race Canada" could end in a dead heat. Good thing one of the teams competing this summer are undertakers. Canada's most-watched homegrown summer series returns for a fifth season on July 4 on CTV.
Colbert goes to Russia, vows to search for Comey 'tapes'

Colbert goes to Russia, vows to search for Comey 'tapes'

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Colbert is on a mission to Russia. CBS said Thursday that the late-night TV host is on assignment there for a future broadcast. On Twitter, Colbert promised to help President Donald Trump during his Russian trip.
Canada's female-led 'Baroness von Sketch Show' primed for U.S. debut

Canada's female-led 'Baroness von Sketch Show' primed for U.S. debut

TORONTO — It's shaping up to be a royal summer for Canada's "Baroness von Sketch Show" as the female-led foursome is set to bring its irreverent comedy to audiences on both sides of the border.
In the stars: New John Green novel coming in October

In the stars: New John Green novel coming in October

NEW YORK — John Green fans, mark your calendar. The author of the million-selling "The Fault in Our Stars" has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday.
Jade Mya pushes country music boundaries with transgender conversation

Jade Mya pushes country music boundaries with transgender conversation

TORONTO — Country singer Jade Mya is still getting accustomed to answering questions about transgender issues. It's a topic she hadn't broached much since undergoing gender assignment surgery as a teenager.
Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope lover

Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope lover

ROME — An exhibit in Rome aims to demolish what a former Vatican Museums director calls a "myth" that Renaissance painter Pintoricchio used Pope Alexander VI's lover, Giulia Farnese, as the model for a Madonna he depicted while decorating the pontiff
The Latest: Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split

The Latest: Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split

PITTSBURGH — The Latest on the release of jurors' names in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial says the panel was almost evenly split in its deliberations.
Former US attorney Preet Bharara has a book deal

Former US attorney Preet Bharara has a book deal

NEW YORK — Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney fired earlier this year by President Donald Trump, has a book deal. Alfred A.
Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

NEW YORK — Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening.
Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

NEW YORK — Ron Howard is taking command of the Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.