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Video games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street...

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Bulgaria's most prominent poet and a former Nobel Prize nominee Valeri Petrov dies at 94

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Valeri Petrov, Bulgaria's most prominent contemporary poet and a former Nobel Prize nominee who translated the complete works of Shakespeare, has died at age 94....


Alec Baldwin visits mother's cancer research booth at New York State Fair

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Actor Alec Baldwin has paid a visit to his mother's cancer research booth at the New York State Fair....


Ousted twins say 'Amazing Race Canada' portrayed them as villains

TORONTO - A malevolent move doomed mischievous twins in the City of Love, as Pierre and Michel Forget were surprisingly ousted from "The Amazing Race Canada" during a sojourn to Paris in which the air was filled with romance and rancour in ...


Lauren Miller Rogen enlists funnyman husband to help raise Alzheimer's awareness

TORONTO - When Lauren Miller Rogen and her funnyman husband Seth Rogen began doing comedy benefits in support of Alzheimer's, they weren't sure how to convey the gravity of the disease while also entertaining audiences....


Neil Young files for divorce from his wife of 36 years: Rolling Stone

TORONTO - Canadian rock legend Neil Young has reportedly filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years and frequent musical collaborator....


China pushes for more documentaries, even while blocking filmmakers from subjects it dislikes

BEIJING, China - China is wooing filmmakers at the same time as it's cracking down on them....






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