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Review: Will Smith-led 'Emancipation' is an action thriller

Review: Will Smith-led 'Emancipation' is an action thriller

It comes as some relief that Antoine Fuqua's “Emancipation,” starring Will Smith as a runaway slave in Civil War-era Louisiana, is not, at least traditionally speaking, an Oscar movie.
The mind behind the Rubik’s Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

The mind behind the Rubik’s Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

NEW YORK (AP) — If you've ever had trouble solving a Rubik’s Cube, a good piece of advice is to break it down into steps. It's worth a shot: That advice is from the man who invented it.
Canadian ‘father’ of evidence-based medicine wins global Einstein Foundation award

Canadian ‘father’ of evidence-based medicine wins global Einstein Foundation award

A Hamilton researcher has won an international prize for work that jurors say makes him the "father of evidence-based medicine." The Berlin-based Einstein Foundation Award named Dr.
Max Beckmann self-portrait sold at German auction for $20.7M

Max Beckmann self-portrait sold at German auction for $20.7M

BERLIN (AP) — A self-portrait painted during World War II by German expressionist artist Max Beckmann sold Thursday in Berlin for 20 million euros ($20.7 million), a price that appears to be a record for an art auction in Germany.
Racism uproar at home threatens to eclipse royal visit to US

Racism uproar at home threatens to eclipse royal visit to US

LONDON (AP) — Renewed allegations of racism at Buckingham Palace threatened to overshadow Prince William’s trip to the United States after campaigners said the palace needed to acknowledge a wider problem that goes beyond one member of staff.

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1. “It Starts With Us” by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books) 2. “The Choice” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press) 3. “The Light We Carry” by Michelle Obama (Crown) 4. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Överlöde” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 5.
'Maybe tomorrow will be too late.' War adds urgency for Ukrainian artists

'Maybe tomorrow will be too late.' War adds urgency for Ukrainian artists

KYIV, Ukraine — At first glance, the space looks like any other trendy gallery in a western country: faded walls, a stylish café where regulars chat quietly, all in a neighbourhood that wouldn't look that out of place in Montreal.
Harry and Meghan doc footage puts royal rift at forefront

Harry and Meghan doc footage puts royal rift at forefront

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Footage of an upcoming documentary about Harry and Meghan released Thursday shows the couple is once again prepared to tackle the topic of their rift with the royal family head on and in their own words.
Holiday TV: New musicals, romcoms, specials arrive in flurry

Holiday TV: New musicals, romcoms, specials arrive in flurry

It’s December and pretty much every network and streaming service seemingly has a show aimed at spreading holiday cheer.
Richard Wagamese's novel 'Ragged Company' secures film adaptation

Richard Wagamese's novel 'Ragged Company' secures film adaptation

WHISTLER, B.C. — Richard Wagamese's novel "Ragged Company" is being turned into a feature film. British Columbia-based Sea to Sky Entertainment and Grinding Halt Films say they have acquired the rights to adapt the book.
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