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

Gogglebox star Di Kershaw says goodbye at funeral by grieving husband Mick

Di Kershaw enjoyed the fame she found on Gogglebox Australia late in life and gleefully posed for selfies with fans of the program. She loved many things in her 77 years: shopping, messy tabloids, fashion, and kombucha and vodka on the rocks in a wine glass. But as mourners learned at the part-time TV star’s … Read more

July 2022 Producer Price Index: Wholesale inflation down 0.5%

Wholesale prices fell in July for the first time in two years as a plunge in energy prices slowed inflation, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. The producer price index, which measures received prices for products against final demand, fell 0.5% from June, the first month-to-month decline since April 2020, the month after Covid-19 … Read more

Musical Youth star Frederick Waite Jr who drummed on mega-hit Pass the Dutchie dies aged 55

Musical Youth star Frederick Waite Jr who drummed on mega-hit Pass the Dutchie dies aged 55 Musical Youth star Frederick Waite Jr has died aged 55, the band announced He played drums on the megahit Pass the Dutchie by the British-Jamaican reggae band Legions of fans paid tribute to Waite after Musical Youth broke the … 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

Consumer prices rose 8.5% in July, less than expected as inflationary pressures ease somewhat

Prices paid by consumers for a variety of goods and services rose 8.5% in July from a year ago, a slower pace than the month before, largely due to a decline in gasoline prices. On a monthly basis, prices were stable as energy prices fell 4.6% overall and gasoline 7.7%. That offset a monthly gain … 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