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Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

OTTAWA — Canada's public broadcaster is getting an increase in funding, despite executives insisting that a request to cut CBC/Radio-Canada's budget for the next fiscal year was one reason they announced layoffs for 10 per cent of staff.
Liev Schreiber dons a collar to play a Catholic priest in revival of 'Doubt' on Broadway

Liev Schreiber dons a collar to play a Catholic priest in revival of 'Doubt' on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Liev Schreiber was in a reflective mood one recent Sunday when he got a call about possibly starring in the play “Doubt” on Broadway.
Tribunal to wrap first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cinpelex movie tickets

Tribunal to wrap first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cinpelex movie tickets

OTTAWA — The Competition Tribunal is hearing a second day of arguments Thursday in a case that could decide whether Cineplex can keep charging customers an extra fee for buying movie tickets online.
Winfrey leaving WeightWatchers board, donating all of her interest in the company to a museum

Winfrey leaving WeightWatchers board, donating all of her interest in the company to a museum

Former talk show host Oprah Winfrey is leaving WeightWatchers board of directors and donating all of her interest in the company to a museum. Shares of WW International Inc. tumbled more than 23% in Thursday morning trading.
Chloe's new designer Chemena Kamali puts on a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

Chloe's new designer Chemena Kamali puts on a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Chloe revisited its vibrant 1970s essence, infused with late Karl Lagerfeld’s indelible influence, while propelling the brand into a new era for the debut show of its new designer Chemena Kamali on Thursday at Paris Fashion Week .

Cyndi Lauper inks deal with firm behind ABBA Voyage for new immersive performance project

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Legendary pop icon Cyndi Lauper, who rose to fame in the 1980s with hits such as “Time After Time” and “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” has entered a partnership with the Swedish masterminds behind the immersive virtual concert ABBA Vo
Once doomed to cult status, the animated satire 'Clone High' finds a new life on Max

Once doomed to cult status, the animated satire 'Clone High' finds a new life on Max

NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the weirdest high schools in history, Cleopatra is dating class president Frida Kahlo and John F. Kennedy's best friend is Abraham Lincoln.
Looking for a leap year lift? Check out this silly French newspaper that only publishes on Feb. 29

Looking for a leap year lift? Check out this silly French newspaper that only publishes on Feb. 29

PARIS (AP) — Read all about it, right now — or you'll have to wait another four years. Satirical French newspaper La Bougie du Sapeur only comes out on Feb. 29.
Prince William condemns antisemitism during visit to London synagogue

Prince William condemns antisemitism during visit to London synagogue

LONDON (AP) — Prince William condemned antisemitism during a visit to a London synagogue on Thursday, the first time he appeared in public after he unexpectedly pulled out of a royal event earlier in the week.
What will win at the Oscars? AP's film writers set their predictions

What will win at the Oscars? AP's film writers set their predictions

Ahead of the 96th Academy Awards on March 10, Associated Press Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr share their predictions.
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