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Agent: Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack

Agent: Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — “The Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York.

Actor and comedian Teddy Ray dies in Southern California

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Teddy Ray, a comedian and actor who appeared on the HBO Max series “PAUSE with Sam Jay,” has died, authorities confirmed on Saturday. He was 32.
Canadian literary figures double down on free speech following Salman Rushdie attack

Canadian literary figures double down on free speech following Salman Rushdie attack

Canadian writers, publishers and literary figures doubled down on the right to freedom of thought and expression on Saturday, one day after an attack on award-winning author Salman Rushdie that left him hospitalized and on a ventilator.
Germans urged to cap heat in offices this winter to save gas

Germans urged to cap heat in offices this winter to save gas

BERLIN (AP) — German businesses and public institutions should heat their offices no higher than 19 degrees Celsius (66.
What takes years and costs $20K? A San Francisco trash can

What takes years and costs $20K? A San Francisco trash can

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What takes four years to make and costs more than $20,000? A trash can in San Francisco.
R Kelly accuser to give key testimony on trial-fixing charge

R Kelly accuser to give key testimony on trial-fixing charge

CHICAGO (AP) — R.

Spain: 1 killed when wind collapses parts of festival stage

MADRID (AP) — Part of a temporary concert stage collapsed in strong wind Saturday at an outdoor music festival in eastern Spain, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, regional authorities said.
Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y.
Britney Spears' ex convicted of trespassing in wedding raid

Britney Spears' ex convicted of trespassing in wedding raid

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A man once briefly married to Britney Spears has been convicted of aggravated trespassing and battery at the pop star’s June wedding.
Two years after Zoom incident, Jeffrey Toobin leaving CNN

Two years after Zoom incident, Jeffrey Toobin leaving CNN

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Toobin, who rejoined CNN as a legal analyst after stepping away in the wake of exposing himself to colleagues in a Zoom call, said Friday that he was leaving the network after 20 years.