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  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

    When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors. With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...
  • Cannes Film Festival: 'Maps to the Stars' skewers Hollywood

    CANNES, France — Shortly after his new Hollywood black comedy "Maps to the Stars" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, David Cronenberg had an eye-opening conversation. A Hollywood executive told him that he couldn't get some of the film's...
  • Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors

    Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors
    Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors. The board of directors removed...
  • Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester

    Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester
    Pregnancy is not without health risks, and now researchers from Canada have identified a new one: serious car crashes. During the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman’s odds of being behind the wheel in a multi-vehicle accident that was bad...
  • International Star You Should Know: Allie X

    TORONTO ROOTS: Born Alexandra Hughes, the singer toiled away in numerous Toronto bands before moving to Los Angeles for a songwriter gig last summer. While writing tracks with fellow Canadians Cirkut and Billboard, partners of Dr. Luke, who have crafted...
  • "Wizard of Oz" in Philly features winner of Candadian TV show

     
    Philadelphia will host the first stop in the region of the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new flashy adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” staring the winner of a "American Idol"-style show in Canada. Danielle Wade, who stars......
  • Ghost Town Jenny hits the big town

    Ghost Town Jenny hits the big town
    Kim Kylland created her first recording in a laundry room in Ireland. Along with her voice and the strains of an acoustic guitar, the four-track tape recorder, made by Tascam, picked up the hum of clothes tumbling in a dryer nearby. Kylland, 28, was...
  • Technicolor To Acquire Visual Effects Studio Mr. X

    Technicolor is beefing up its TV visual effects business by striking a deal to acquire Toronto-based vfx studio Mr. X. Mr. X will become Technicolor's TV vfx brand. It will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technicolor and will be part of the company's...
  • No memories of infancy? Your growing brain is to blame, study says

    No memories of infancy? Your growing brain is to blame, study says
    Theories abound as to why few of us have any true memories of life as an infant. Here's one with some new scientific grounding: We don't have good, solid recall of our earliest days because our brains were in such a state of rapid formation that any...
  • Technicolor to buy Mr. X

    Technicolor to buy Mr. X
    Technicolor, the French post-production and media company, said it is acquiring Mr. X, a Canadian visual effects business known for its work on such TV shows as History’s “Vikings” and Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.” The...
  • Time for a Toronto, the whiskey-based cocktail

    Time for a Toronto, the whiskey-based cocktail
    Cocktail preferences can be very personal. Some folks like their booze served fizzy and fruity, a tall ade to refresh and wash away the day. Others prefer a stiff drink, one that tastes of hooch and means business. The trend of late among...