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Dutch king expresses regret at Greek family vacation

Dutch king expresses regret at Greek family vacation

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch king issued a video message Wednesday saying he had “regret in the heart” and he shouldn't have flown to Greece for a family vacation last week, a trip that was quickly broken off amid public uproar back home where
Over 60 exhibits damaged at Berlin museums, motive a mystery

Over 60 exhibits damaged at Berlin museums, motive a mystery

BERLIN — More than 60 artworks and artifacts at some of Berlin's best-known museums were smeared with an oily liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, authorities said Wednesday.
Not spooked by the pandemic, haunted houses find ways around COVID-19

Not spooked by the pandemic, haunted houses find ways around COVID-19

TORONTO — Psychotic clowns. Axe murderers. Bedrooms possessed by poltergeists.
Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth

Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth

Netflix’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months after surging in the spring fueled by pandemic lockdowns that corralled millions of people in their homes.
Alberta-raised Cree actor lands role in Disney's live-action 'Peter Pan and Wendy'

Alberta-raised Cree actor lands role in Disney's live-action 'Peter Pan and Wendy'

TORONTO — Alberta-raised Cree actor Alyssa Wapanatahk is set to play Indigenous princess Tiger Lily in Disney's upcoming live-action film "Peter Pan and Wendy.

José Padilla, DJ famed for Ibiza chill-out music, dead at 64

MADRID — José Padilla, a Spanish disc jockey known as the Emperor of Chill for the chill-out music he played at sets in Ibiza, has died. He was 64.
'Gimme Some Lovin' rock star Spencer Davis dead at 81

'Gimme Some Lovin' rock star Spencer Davis dead at 81

LONDON — Spencer Davis, a British guitarist and bandleader whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man,” has died. He was 81.
Photo altered to Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Photo altered to Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

An altered photo of rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent in hats that appear to show support for President Donald Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet by Eric Trump.

Dance classes with some conditions allowed to resume on Ontario COVID hot spots

TORONTO — Dance classes are being allowed to resume, with certain restrictions, in Ontario's COVID-19 hot spots.
Hamilton-born artist Kapwani Kiwanga wins France's prestigious Prix Machel Duchamp

Hamilton-born artist Kapwani Kiwanga wins France's prestigious Prix Machel Duchamp

Canadian artist Kapwani Kiwanga has won one of France's most prestigious visual arts prizes.