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Actress Andrea Martin among Governor General's Performing Arts Award winners

Actress Andrea Martin among Governor General's Performing Arts Award winners

TORONTO — Comedian and actress Andrea Martin is no stranger to the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards, though this year she'll be watching from a different vantage.
LA ethics panel rejects proposed fine for ex-CBS exec Les Moonves over police probe interference

LA ethics panel rejects proposed fine for ex-CBS exec Les Moonves over police probe interference

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission unanimously rejected a proposed settlement between the city and Les Moonves on Wednesday, saying a tougher penalty is warranted for the former CBS chief executive accused of interfering with a
A Colorado man died after a Gila monster bite. Opinions and laws on keeping the lizard as a pet vary

A Colorado man died after a Gila monster bite. Opinions and laws on keeping the lizard as a pet vary

A Colorado man who died after getting bitten by a Gila monster was hardly alone in having the gnarly looking lizard for a pet.
Slayings of tourists and Colombian women expose the dark side of Medellin's tourism boom

Slayings of tourists and Colombian women expose the dark side of Medellin's tourism boom

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — The lush valley enveloping Medellin was once the heart of a brutal war involving the Colombian government, drug cartels and a smattering of other armed groups.
Striking workers again close down the Eiffel Tower ahead of its starring role in the Paris Olympics

Striking workers again close down the Eiffel Tower ahead of its starring role in the Paris Olympics

PARIS (AP) — Striking workers again closed down the Eiffel Tower on Wednesday, the third day running that the landmark expected to be at the heart of celebrations for the Paris Olympics has been off-limits to visitors.
Jason Reitman and Hollywood's most prominent directors buy beloved Village Theater in Los Angeles

Jason Reitman and Hollywood's most prominent directors buy beloved Village Theater in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Hollywood's most prominent filmmakers have purchased a 93-year-old iconic theater known as a cultural landmark for moviegoers in Los Angeles.
Unpublished Eagles book dished on the band's 1980 breakup, manager says at trial over lyrics pages

Unpublished Eagles book dished on the band's 1980 breakup, manager says at trial over lyrics pages

NEW YORK (AP) — A never-published biography of the Eagles delved deeply into the superstar classic rock band's 1980 breakup, their longtime manager testified Wednesday, saying co-founders Glenn Frey and Don Henley were “very disappointed” with the ma
Jurors sworn in for trial of 'Rust' armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

Jurors sworn in for trial of 'Rust' armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors in New Mexico are pursuing accountability for the 2021 death of a cinematographer who was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film “Rust.
Oklahoma police say nonbinary teen's death was not result of injuries from high school fight

Oklahoma police say nonbinary teen's death was not result of injuries from high school fight

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school student who died a day after an altercation in a school restroom that may have been prompted by bullying over gender identity did not die as a result of injuries sustained in the fight, police s
Rapper Kodak Black freed from jail after drug possession charge was dismissed

Rapper Kodak Black freed from jail after drug possession charge was dismissed

MIAMI (AP) — South Florida rapper Kodak Black was freed from jail Wednesday after a federal judge sentenced him to time served for a probation violation, though a drug trafficking case from 2022 remains ongoing. U.S. District Judge Jose E.
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