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New Queen Latifah drama gets post-Super Bowl debut showcase

New Queen Latifah drama gets post-Super Bowl debut showcase

LOS ANGELES — Queen Latifah's upcoming drama series has scored a touchdown. CBS says “The Equalizer” will get the coveted post-Super Bowl slot next February to showcase its debut.
MPs probe officials on ability to collect GST from Netflix, other foreign companies

MPs probe officials on ability to collect GST from Netflix, other foreign companies

OTTAWA — Opposition MPs pressed officials Thursday to say how ready they'll be to begin collecting GST on cross-border sales by foreign companies starting next year, as proposed by the Liberal government's fiscal update.
Quebec pianist and composer Andre Gagnon dies from degenerative disease at 84

Quebec pianist and composer Andre Gagnon dies from degenerative disease at 84

MONTREAL — Quebec pianist and composer Andre Gagnon died Thursday at the age of 84 from Lewy body disease, a neurodegenerative disorder, says his record label Audiogram.
In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films

In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films

NEW YORK — In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate — including a new “Matrix” movie, “Godzilla vs.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

1. “Ready Player Two” by Ernest Cline (Ballantine) 2. “Deadly Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 3. “The Awakening” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press) 4. “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 5.
Theater uses its creativity to defy pandemic and stage shows

Theater uses its creativity to defy pandemic and stage shows

NEW YORK — There's theatre on Broadway. You just have to adjust your sights. More than a hundred blocks north of Manhattan's shuttered theatre district but on that same famed thoroughfare, an actor recently read his lines from a huge stage.
Volunteer bitten by tiger at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue

Volunteer bitten by tiger at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.

US-Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama (Crown) 2. “Ready Player Two” by Ernest Cline (Ballantine) 3. ”Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Deep End” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 4. “Deadly Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 5.
Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to tell unheralded heroes' stories

Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to tell unheralded heroes' stories

LOS ANGELES — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, are forming a film production company that they say will tell the stories of people whose voices are often overlooked.
American scholar Camilla Townsend wins McGill-run history writing prize

American scholar Camilla Townsend wins McGill-run history writing prize

American scholar and author Camilla Townsend has won a US$75,000 history book prize from McGill University. The professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey received the Cundill History Prize on Thursday for "Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs.
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