Anne Heche, star with a hard life, dies of crash injuries

The Associated Press Published Sunday, August 14, 2022 10:59 PM EDT Last updated on Sunday, August 14, 2022 11:18 PM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and completed career contrasted with personal … Read more

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing in New York

Joshua Goodman, The Associated Press Published Saturday, August 13, 2022 6:55AM EDT Last updated on Saturday, August 13, 2022 6:55 AM EDT CHAUTAUQUA, NY (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose 1980s novel “The Satanic Verses” received death threats from Iran’s leader, was stabbed in the neck and … Read more

Teenage Head continues concerts after murder of guitarist Gord Lewis

Canadian punk rock band Teenage Head have said they will continue their upcoming shows after the murder of founder and guitarist Gord Lewis. In a social media post Friday, the bandits said the decision was a difficult one, but they believed fulfilling the commitment would “honor their fallen brother and start the healing process”. “Gordie … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine side effects less likely in pregnant people, study says

Pregnant people experienced fewer side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine than their counterparts who were not pregnant, a new Canadian study suggests. The Canadian National Vaccine Safety Network collected data from 191,360 vaccinated women, ages 15 to 49, between December 2020 and November 2021. The researchers asked participants to report “major health events” severe enough … Read more

FBI director denounces threats against agents after Trump’s house search

Margery A. Beck, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:59 PM EDT OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The FBI director on Wednesday spoke out harshly against supporters of former President Donald Trump who have used violent rhetoric in the wake of his agency’s search for Trump’s … Read more

John Derringer leaves Q107 amid investigation

John Derringer, a longtime radio host, leaves his position as host of Q107’s ‘Derringer in the Morning’ after 22 years as part of an investigation into verbal abuse and gender discrimination in the workplace. Q107, a rock station in Toronto owned by Corus Entertainment, made the announcement Tuesday in a statement shared on their Twitter … Read more

Gabby Petito’s family records claim police abandoned her

Brady McCombs and Sam Metz, The Associated Press Published Monday, August 8, 2022 7:54 PM EDT SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Gabby I askThe Utah family on Monday notified officials in Utah of plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit after police failed to recognize their daughter … Read more

Toronto Public Health finds West Nile virus in five mosquito pools

A number of mosquitoes in Toronto have tested positive for West Nile virus, the city’s health service has confirmed. In a press release published Monday, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said five pools of infected mosquitoes from Etobicoke, North York and western Toronto are some of the first to test positive for the virus this year. … Read more

Father and son get life for hate crime in death of Ahmaud Arbery

Russ Bynum, The Associated Press Published Monday, August 8, 2022 3:21 PM EDT Last updated on Monday, August 8, 2022 5:45 PM EDT BRUNSWICK, Georgia (AP) — The white father and son convicted of murder in the deadly shooting of Ahmaud Arbery after chasing the 25-year-old … Read more

Boy at heart of UK lawsuit dies after life support ends

Danica Kirka, The Associated Press Published Saturday, August 6, 2022 10:36 AM EDT LONDON (AP) – A 12-year-old boy, who has been in a coma for four months, died Saturday in a London hospital after doctors ended a life-prolonging treatment that had been the subject of a … Read more