April 20th, 2018

Entertainment News

Stratford Perth Museum to run ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ exhibit

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2018

STRATFORD, Ont. – An exclusive museum exhibit on late author Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” is set to hit Stratford, Ont., next month. Stratford Perth Museum says this is the first time the Monroe County Museum in Lee’s hometown of Monroeville, Ala., has created a travelling exhibit to visit another museum. ... Read More »

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The Latest: Judge rejects Cosby team’s bid for acquittal

By The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Bill Cosby’s lawyers have lost another bid to cut his sex assault retrial short. Judge Steven O’Neill rejected a defence motion that he acquit Cosby and send jurors home. The defence asked the judge to clear the 80-year-old comedian ... Read More »

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Ed Harris on yoga, ‘Kodachrome’ and living in the moment

By Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2018

TORONTO – Esteemed actor Ed Harris portrays some shockingly violent scenarios on HBO’s sci-fi thriller “Westworld,” but behind the scenes he enjoys living peacefully and in the moment through activities like yoga. “Not religiously, but that actually really helps. Just your breathing,” said the four-time Oscar nominee. “Each breath, you’re lucky to have it. So ... Read More »

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Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man’s alleged misdeeds

By David Keyton, David Rising And Jan M. Olsen, The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

STOCKHOLM – An internal fight among members of the secretive academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature is spilling on to the streets of Sweden as outrage grows after a sex-abuse scandal linked to the body resulted in the ouster of the woman who ran it. The ugly internal feud at the prestigious Swedish ... Read More »

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Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

By Alison Mutler, The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania – Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display Thursday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home. The treasure trove of gold and silver artifacts, stolen between 2000 and 2001, was presented at ... Read More »

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Far-right cancels bid to shut Berlin’s Berghain techno club

By The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

BERLIN – A far-right party has withdrawn its proposal to close down one of Berlin’s most famous techno clubs after the plan drew widespread ridicule in the laissez-faire German capital. Sibylle Schmidt, a district councillor for the Alternative for Germany party, had demanded that the Berghain club lose its license to operate over partygoers’ drug ... Read More »

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Study shows TV employment exceeding newspapers

By The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

NEW YORK – For what is believed to be the first time, the number of journalists working in local television newsrooms exceeds that of people in newspaper offices. The Radio Television Digital News Association estimates the local TV news employment at 27,100 journalists this year, down 500 from 2017. While the American Society of News ... Read More »

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Minnesota prosecutor won’t file charges in Prince’s death

By Amy Forliti, The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician’s death, effectively ending the state’s two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz’s announcement on no criminal charges came just hours after documents revealed ... Read More »

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The Latest: Prosecutor closes Prince death case; no charges

By The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – The Latest on the investigation into Prince’s death (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died says he’s filing no criminal charges in the musician’s death. The announcement Thursday from Carver County Attorney Mark Metz means the state’s investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed ... Read More »

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Minnesota prosecutor closes 2-year probe into Prince’s death without filing criminal charges

By The Associated Press on April 19th, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota prosecutor closes 2-year probe into Prince’s death without filing criminal charges... Read More »

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