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Performers wounded in knife attack on stage in Saudi Arabia

Two men and a woman were wounded in a knife attack Monday evening as they performed on stage in a park in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, marking the first such incident since the kingdom began loosening

Pat Sajak says 'the worst has passed' since emergency surgery

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak says 'the worst has passed' since his emergency surgery for a blocked intestine.

A Whole New World: Disney streaming debuts with hit brands

Disney will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday, as its Disney Plus service debuts with an arsenal of marquee franchises including Marvel and Star Wars, original series with a

French woman says she was raped by Roman Polanski in 1975: report

A French woman in her early 60s claims she was violently raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, a fugitive from the U.S. for more than four decades since pleading guilty to a sex

British singer Pete Doherty arrested again in Paris, for violent behaviour

Paris authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested for the second time in the space of a week.

Drake booed off stage at Tyler the Creator's music festival

Attendees of Tyler the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw music festival appeared to boo rapper Drake off stage after he was brought on as a surprise performer.

'Game of Thrones' coffee cup mystery deepens after star denies responsibility

Emilia Clarke, who played Daenerys Targaryen, had accused her co-star Conleth Hill of admitting to leaving a coffee cup in full view during a scene of the fantasy drama. But Hill is now denying

Beatles album cover photographer Robert Freeman dies at 82

Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band's best-known album covers, has died aged 82.

Chrissy Teigen honoured at Baby2Baby gala

Chrissy Teigen has received an award for using her celebrity to raise awareness for low-income children and families.

Neil Young says U.S. dual citizenship stalled because of marijuana use

Neil Young says his marijuana use has cast a cloud over his application to become a dual citizen in the United States.

Neil Young says marijuana use may hurt his bid for dual citizenship

Neil Young says his marijuana use has cast a cloud over his application to become a dual citizen in the United States.

War epic 'Midway' wins down week at the box office

Despite a fresh injection of four big movies into the marketplace, audiences largely stayed away from theatres this weekend and the North American box office is hurting.

War epic 'Midway' bests 'Doctor Sleep' at the box office

Despite a fresh injection of four big movies into the marketplace including a Stephen King adaptation, a World War II epic, a glossy, holiday-themed romantic comedy and a family friendly comedy,

Man sues Madonna, saying her 10:30 p.m. concert start is too late

A lawsuit alleges that Madonna and Live Nation breached a contract by changing start times of concerts on several shows from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Teen 'Jeopardy!' champ donates US$10,000 to cancer research in Trebek's honour

Avi Gupta crushed a teen 'Jeopardy!' tournament this summer, taking home US$100,000, and now, he's donating some of his winnings to cancer research in honor of his new buddy Alex Trebek.

Woody Allen and Amazon end legal battle

Woody Allen and Amazon.com have ended their legal battle.

Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak has emergency surgery, Vanna White subs in

After nearly four decades of being co-host of Wheel of Fortune, Vanna White has temporarily stepped into the role of host while Pat Sajak recovers from emergency surgery.

Bryce Vine kicks off 1st Canadian tour, shares why being 'awkward' is alright

Platinum artist Bryce Vine launched his first tour north of the border, kicking off his Canadian tour in Vancouver this weekend.

Why Fortnite launched 'Remembrance Island' for young gamers

Fortnite teamed up with the Royal Canadian Legion to create a ‘Remembrance Island’ for gamers to 'take a moment away' from battle to honour and salute Canada's fallen soldiers.

Sarah Chalke on the strange appeal of animated sensation 'Rick and Morty'

Of all the major series Ottawa-born actress Sarah Chalke has starred in -- from "Scrubs" to "Roseanne" to "How I Met Your Mother" -- it's an irreverent animated one with wacky storylines that really