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Dutch court refuses to return painting to Jewish heirs

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch court on Wednesday rejected a restitution case brought by heirs of a Jewish family that originally owned a painting by Wassily Kandinsky that was bought by the city of Amsterdam at an auction in 1940.
Possible break in theft of Canadian gold coin in Germany

Possible break in theft of Canadian gold coin in Germany

Berlin police raided homes and jewelry shops Wednesday on suspicion they could be connected to efforts to fence a massive 100-kilogram (220-pound) Canadian gold coin — piece by piece — that was stolen from a museum in the German capital.
Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

LONDON — A sled and flag used in one of explorer Ernest Shackleton's famed expeditions to the South Pole have been bought by a British government-funded body to keep the treasured artifacts in the U.K.
Gloria Gaynor to perform at Times Square New Year's Eve

Gloria Gaynor to perform at Times Square New Year's Eve

NEW YORK — The New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will be a celebration of perseverance, honouring essential workers and featuring Gloria Gaynor singing her anthem, “I Will Survive," organizers said Tuesday.
In custody: Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard charged with sex trafficking in U.S.

In custody: Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard charged with sex trafficking in U.S.

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard was behind bars in Winnipeg on Tuesday, after he was indicted in the United States on charges he used his influence in the industry to traffic women and girls against their will for sex.
Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon found not guilty on sex charges

Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon found not guilty on sex charges

MONTREAL — The founder of the Just for Laughs festival, Gilbert Rozon, was found not guilty of rape and indecent assault by a Quebec court judge on Tuesday. Judge Melanie Hebert said the acquittal does not mean the alleged actions did not occur.
AP Breakthrough Entertainer Anya Taylor-Joy living in Narnia

AP Breakthrough Entertainer Anya Taylor-Joy living in Narnia

LOS ANGELES — In a span of seven months this year alone, Anya Taylor-Joy played a meddling British brat in “Emma,” a Russian mutant with teleportation powers in the latest “X-Men” film, and an American orphan who turns out to be a chess phenom who ca
Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition

Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition

A Questlove-directed documentary about the other major music event of the summer of 1969 and documentaries about the creators of Sesame Street and the coronavirus pandemic in China are among the 72 feature films debuting at the 2021 Sundance Film Fes
Review: Wonder Woman combats a huckster's rise in '1984'

Review: Wonder Woman combats a huckster's rise in '1984'

If you’re going to make a movie about wish fulfilment , 1980s America is about as good as you can do for a setting outside the Arabian Desert.
Does Electoral College end election for conservative media?

Does Electoral College end election for conservative media?

NEW YORK — Newsmax's newest star, Greg Kelly, sought to rally President Donald Trump's supporters after Monday's Electoral College vote confirmed their hero's defeat at the hands of President-elect Joe Biden.
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