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Broadway theatres to dim lights to honour Carol Channing

Broadway theatres to dim lights to honour Carol Channing

NEW YORK — Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing. The marquee lights of every Broadway theatre will dim at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to honour Channing, who died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, at age 97.

Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar

NEW YORK — A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott. But Gillette says it doesn't mind sparking a discussion.
Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

WASHINGTON — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special c
Zubkov among 4 Russian bobsledders banned for Olympic doping

Zubkov among 4 Russian bobsledders banned for Olympic doping

MOSCOW — Five years after the Sochi Olympics, the man who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony has been banned for doping at those games.

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Malaysia's foreign minister said Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel
Report: Turkey seeks warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter

Report: Turkey seeks warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.
Spain: DNA sample confirms 2-year-old fell into borehole

Spain: DNA sample confirms 2-year-old fell into borehole

MADRID — Spanish rescuers working against the clock to find a 2-year-old boy who's been missing for three days say they have found DNA samples of the boy confirming his parents' account that he had fallen into a narrow borehole more than 100 metres (
Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

LOS ANGELES — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son. Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new installment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020.
EU leaders plead with UK to get its act together on Brexit

EU leaders plead with UK to get its act together on Brexit

STRASBOURG, France — European Union leaders were pleading Wednesday with the U.K.

US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan

WASHINGTON — Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon has released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan.