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Lou Dobbs, conservative pundit and longtime cable TV host for Fox Business and CNN, dies at 78

Lou Dobbs, conservative pundit and longtime cable TV host for Fox Business and CNN, dies at 78

NEW YORK (AP) — Lou Dobbs , the conservative political pundit and veteran cable TV host who was a founding anchor for CNN and later was a nightly presence on Fox Business Network for more than a decade, has died. He was 78.
Salman Rushdie's alleged assailant won't see author's private notes before trial

Salman Rushdie's alleged assailant won't see author's private notes before trial

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Canada Post to honour acclaimed director Norman Jewison with commemorative stamp

Canada Post to honour acclaimed director Norman Jewison with commemorative stamp

Canada Post is set to honour the legacy of Toronto-born filmmaker Norman Jewison with a commemorative stamp.
Jade Eagleson, MacKenzie Porter, the Reklaws among leading CCMA nominees

Jade Eagleson, MacKenzie Porter, the Reklaws among leading CCMA nominees

Jade Eagleson and MacKenzie Porter are the leading nominees at this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards. The singer-songwriters each received six CCMA nods, including for entertainer of the year and album of the year.
'Longlegs' star Maika Monroe's secret to success in Hollywood is a healthy relationship to it

'Longlegs' star Maika Monroe's secret to success in Hollywood is a healthy relationship to it

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the few moments of levity in “Longlegs” — the Neon horror film in theaters now about a Satanist serial killer — happens when Maika Monroe’s character, Lee Harker, meets her co-worker’s young daughter.
American who made social media threats against Taylor Swift detained ahead of German concert

American who made social media threats against Taylor Swift detained ahead of German concert

BERLIN (AP) — An American man who made threats against Taylor Swift on social media was detained ahead of her first concert in the German city of Gelsenkirchen and will be kept in custody until her shows there are over, police said Thursday.

Greek singer Despina Vandi refuses to take the stage at a concert in Turkey over a flag dispute

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Greek pop star Despina Vandi refused to perform on a stage in Turkey adorned with its flag and portrait of the country's founding father, prompting the local mayor to ask her to leave her town, according to Turkish media reports
The Grateful Dead and Francis Ford Coppola are among the newest Kennedy Center Honors recipients

The Grateful Dead and Francis Ford Coppola are among the newest Kennedy Center Honors recipients

WASHINGTON (AP) — An iconoclastic filmmaking legend and one of the world's most enduring musical acts headline this year's crop of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.
Open-ended Toronto production of 'The Lion King' gets its cast

Open-ended Toronto production of 'The Lion King' gets its cast

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions has crowned its Lion King(s). The Toronto-based theatre company announced the cast for its sit-down production of "The Lion King" on Thursday morning.
Too soon for comedy? After attempted assassination of Trump, US politics feel anything but funny

Too soon for comedy? After attempted assassination of Trump, US politics feel anything but funny

Political jokes: too soon? The answer from many quarters at midweek was a resounding yes, days after an assassination attempt against Republican former president Donald Trump rattled the nation over political violence that has been brewing in the Uni
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