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Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' comic, dies

Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' comic, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Norm Macdonald, a former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer who was “Weekend Update” host when Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson provided comic fodder during the 1990s, has died.

Comedy's biggest names share memories, react to Macdonald's death on social media

Norm Macdonald's incisive wit and dry delivery endeared him to comedy fans and celebrities alike. Many of the industry's biggest names shared their grief on Twitter as word spread of the Canadian comic's death Tuesday.
Thanks, Tom Brady! Ageless quarterback helps NBC in ratings

Thanks, Tom Brady! Ageless quarterback helps NBC in ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — The ageless Tom Brady is due a thank you note from NBC. The Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback helped the network to a smashing audience of 24.8 million viewers for the NFL kickoff game, where he took on and defeated the Dallas Cowboys.
Judge declares mistrial at trial of Backpage.com founders

Judge declares mistrial at trial of Backpage.com founders

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday at the trial of the founders of the lucrative classified site Backpage.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,553.25, down 113.16 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 47 cents, or 1.95 per cent, to $23.58 on 15.4 million shares.
DavidsTea founder retires, replaced by wife who was former CEO of Le Château

DavidsTea founder retires, replaced by wife who was former CEO of Le Château

MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. is keeping the company's leadership within the family as its co-founder retires from the company's board of directors and is replaced by his wife, the former CEO of insolvent clothing retailer Le Château.

Woman accuses fertility doctor of secretly using own sperm

A woman is suing a New York fertility doctor, claiming he used his own sperm to secretly impregnate multiple patients — something she said she discovered when DNA genealogy tests revealed she had at least nine half-siblings.
Free rides take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike finances

Free rides take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike finances

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Marilyn Manson's lawyer: Accuser consented to bodily fluids

Marilyn Manson's lawyer: Accuser consented to bodily fluids

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A videographer who accuses Marilyn Manson of spitting and blowing his nose on her during a concert in New Hampshire consented to being exposed to bodily fluids, according to an attorney for the musical artist.
North American stock markets fall despite weaker August inflation numbers

North American stock markets fall despite weaker August inflation numbers

TORONTO — North American stock markets fell Tuesday even though weaker U.S. inflation numbers could delay Federal Reserve action to taper stimulus.