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Scotiabank's new CEO choice 'anomalous but clever': governance expert

Scotiabank's new CEO choice 'anomalous but clever': governance expert

TORONTO — As Scotiabank prepares for a leadership change, one governance expert calls its move to appoint a relative outsider to its top job "anomalous but clever.
Lights out, ovens off: Europe preps for winter energy crisis

Lights out, ovens off: Europe preps for winter energy crisis

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — As Europe heads into winter in the throes of an energy crisis , offices are getting chillier. Statues and historic buildings are going dark.
Denmark reports leak in gas pipeline in Baltic Sea

Denmark reports leak in gas pipeline in Baltic Sea

BERLIN (AP) — Denmark's maritime authority said Monday that a gas leak had been observed in a pipeline leading from Russia to Europe underneath the Baltic Sea and that there is a danger to ship traffic.
TV hit ‘Peaky Blinders’ expands story through dance show

TV hit ‘Peaky Blinders’ expands story through dance show

LONDON (AP) — Steven Knight looks astounded, almost lost for words. He’s just watched contemporary dance company Rambert run through scenes from the first act of their “Peaky Blinders” production, based on the hit TV show that he wrote and created.
Review: A Montana private detective faces two mysteries

Review: A Montana private detective faces two mysteries

“Treasure State” by C.J. Box (Minotaur) Former police officer turned Montana private detective Cassie Dewell has two bizarre mysteries on her hands.
British pound plunges to new low as tax cuts spark concern

British pound plunges to new low as tax cuts spark concern

LONDON (AP) — The British pound fell to all-time low against the U.S.
Barenaked Ladies jingle their way across Canada with holiday tour

Barenaked Ladies jingle their way across Canada with holiday tour

TORONTO — Barenaked Ladies will be decking concert halls with festive cheer over the Christmas season. The Toronto pop-rock quartet says it's laying down plans to take its Hometown Holidays with Barenaked Ladies tour across much of Canada.
Harrowing film tells of Las Vegas shooting and its aftermath

Harrowing film tells of Las Vegas shooting and its aftermath

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of cowboy boots that Ashley Hoff never thought she would see again helped unlock a powerful story about the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Global Citizen Festival generates $2.4 billion in pledges

NEW YORK (AP) — The 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival, which included performances from Metallica, Mariah Carey and Usher, generated more than $2.4 billion in commitments to fight extreme poverty and disease.
Review: 'The Fall Guy' accurately portrays police procedures

Review: 'The Fall Guy' accurately portrays police procedures

“Fall Guy” by Archer Mayor (Minotaur) A Mercedes sedan, stolen a few days earlier in New Hampshire, is found abandoned in Vermont. It is crammed with stolen goods from a two-state crime spree. And in the trunk, police find a body.