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Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

LONDON — Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers who are grappling
Gucci celebrates 100 years with Michele's 'Aria' collection

Gucci celebrates 100 years with Michele's 'Aria' collection

MILAN — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele is celebrating the fashion house’s 100th anniversary this year, giving historic sweep to a collection unveiled virtually Thursday.
Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon faces civil suit over alleged sexual assault

Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon faces civil suit over alleged sexual assault

MONTREAL — Quebec entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon is facing a $1.6-million civil lawsuit over an alleged sexual assault dating back to 1994.
Tribute planned for Adam Schlesinger, who died of COVID-19

Tribute planned for Adam Schlesinger, who died of COVID-19

NEW YORK — Members of the Monkees, R.E.M., Dashboard Confessional and The Black Keys are turning out for a virtual tribute concert next month for Adam Schlesinger, who died of COVID-19 a year ago.
Writers Guild of Canada diversity report says despite steady progress, gaps remain

Writers Guild of Canada diversity report says despite steady progress, gaps remain

TORONTO — A Writers Guild of Canada report says while its members in the TV industry have seen steady progress on diversity issues, gaps still remain.
For some, vaccination poses a moral dilemma: Do I wait so others can get their shot?

For some, vaccination poses a moral dilemma: Do I wait so others can get their shot?

The advice of public health officials is unequivocal: If you're eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, get one as soon as possible. But for Tracey Brooks in Stoney Creek, Ont., the situation isn't so simple.
Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of colour

Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of colour

SAN DIEGO — In a Washington, D.C., suburb, Black and Latino barbers are busting myths about the coronavirus vaccine while clipping hair.
Sketch mocking Chinese launches racism debate in Italy

Sketch mocking Chinese launches racism debate in Italy

MILAN — A sketch on a popular Italian TV show mocking Chinese people has launched a debate about racism, and satire, in Italy.
Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

NEW YORK — A federal judge gave the green light Thursday to move jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to New York City to go on trial this summer after several delays.
Quebec crooner Michel Louvain, who enthralled a generation of fans, dies at 83

Quebec crooner Michel Louvain, who enthralled a generation of fans, dies at 83

MONTREAL — Quebec singer Michel Louvain, a popular entertainer who left his mark on a generation of adoring fans, died Wednesday at age 83.