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Saku Koivu retires after 18 seasons in NHL

In this Jan. 22, 2011, file photo, Anaheim Ducks' Saku Koivu, of Finland, waves to the crowd following an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens in Montreal. The NHL players association announced on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014,  that the Finnish star would call it a career after 18 seasons, all but five of which were spent in Montreal. He won four Olympic medals with Finland in the Winter Olympics, including a silver in their 2006 loss to archrival Sweden in the final. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Longtime Montreal Canadiens captain Saku Koivu has retired.

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In voices sharp and soft, Tom Hardy sounds out

Actor Tom Hardy, a cast member in the film "The Drop," poses for a portrait at the Fairmont Royal York hotel during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Think of Tom Hardy and what likely first comes to mind is his stout physical presence: his muscled mixed-martial arts fighter in “Warrior” or his hulking Batman villain, Bane, in “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.

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