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A rebel yell: Billy Idol stars in New York anti-idling ads

A rebel yell: Billy Idol stars in New York anti-idling ads

NEW YORK — Rocker Billy Idol is the face of an anti-idling campaign launched Thursday in New York City.
Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS — Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France's equivalent of the Oscars — where his latest movie leads this year's nominations — because of protests prompted by a new rape accusation against him.
Nanaimo, B.C. teen to audition on 'American Idol' on Sunday's episode

Nanaimo, B.C. teen to audition on 'American Idol' on Sunday's episode

Nanaimo, B.C. teen Lauren Spencer-Smith has always longed to compete on a televised singing competition.
RCMP to stop providing security for Prince Harry and Meghan: minister

RCMP to stop providing security for Prince Harry and Meghan: minister

Canada will stop providing security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan in coming weeks as the couple formally renounces their royal privileges, the public safety minister announced Thursday. The RCMP has been helping the U.K.
CBC News boss stepping down after more than 10 years with the public broadcaster

CBC News boss stepping down after more than 10 years with the public broadcaster

TORONTO — CBC News says its editor-in-chief and general manager is stepping down at the end of this week after more than 10 years with the public broadcaster.
Disney Plus to revive 'The Proud Family' animated series

Disney Plus to revive 'The Proud Family' animated series

LOS ANGELES — The Proud family is making a comeback. The Disney Plus streaming service said Thursday it’s ordered a revival of the animated series about an African American teenager and her extended family.
Higdon opera for Philadelphia to have 3 different endings

Higdon opera for Philadelphia to have 3 different endings

Jennifer Higdon has been commissioned by Opera Philadelphia to compose "Woman with Eyes Closed," which will open the company's O20 Festival on Sept. 17 and in a novel twist will feature three different endings.
Review: Undercover Dream Lovers is fun, funky and reflective

Review: Undercover Dream Lovers is fun, funky and reflective

The Undercover Dream Lovers, “It's All In Your Head" (The Undercover Dream Lovers) The Undercover Dream Lovers is a one-man band whose debut album, “It's All In Your Head,” is a fun collection of funky songs which leave room for reflection among the
Loughlin, Giannulli set for October trial in college scam

Loughlin, Giannulli set for October trial in college scam

BOSTON — TV actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will go on trial in October on charges that they bribed their daughters’ way into the University of Southern California, a federal judge said Thursday.

Judge undoes $2 sale of Drabinsky home as effort to thwart creditors

TORONTO — A deeply indebted former theatre mogul transferred ownership of the family home to his wife to put the multimillion-dollar property out of reach of his creditors, an Ontario judge has ruled.