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Independent theatres accuse Cineplex of anti-competitive behaviour

Independent theatres accuse Cineplex of anti-competitive behaviour

TORONTO — Independent cinemas across Canada say they are being kept from screening top films like "Parasite" and "Hustlers" as they're released — and they claim theatre giant Cineplex Inc. is to blame.
Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has died

Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has died

NEW YORK — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74.
No conspiracy this time: Dan Brown writing children's book

No conspiracy this time: Dan Brown writing children's book

NEW YORK — Dan Brown's next book will have a lighter, more musical touch. The “Da Vinci Code” author is working on a picture story, “Wild Symphony," scheduled to be published Sept. 1.
Success of 'To All the Boys' puts stars on Hollywood's radar

Success of 'To All the Boys' puts stars on Hollywood's radar

NEW YORK — The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," changed the lives of its stars, Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, by putting them on Hollywood’s radar.
New APTN crime series 'Tribal' features subjects 'ripped from the headlines'

New APTN crime series 'Tribal' features subjects 'ripped from the headlines'

CALGARY — Jessica Matten, the star of the new APTN series "Tribal," has lived a life that's prepared her to play the controversial chief of police tasked with investigating allegations of corruption on a reserve.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

Bestselling Books Week Ended February 15th HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse'' by Charlie Mackesy (Harperone) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “Golden in Death” by J.D. Robb (St.

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1. “Open Book” by Jessica Simpson (Dey Street) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G. P. Putnam's Sons) 4. “Llama Llama I Love You” by Anna Dewdney (Viking Children's) 5.
CBS streaming service to grow with Viacom, Paramount videos

CBS streaming service to grow with Viacom, Paramount videos

NEW YORK — ViacomCBS is planning a new streaming service that will combine the existing CBS All Access service with Paramount movies and shows from Viacom channels such as MTV and BET.

'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rights

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In 1959, Ronald Erwin McNair walked into a South Carolina library. The 9-year-old aspiring astronaut wanted to check out a calculus book, but a librarian threatened to call the police if he didn't leave. McNair was black.
The Weeknd sets cross-continent tour with 57 dates, including several in Canada

The Weeknd sets cross-continent tour with 57 dates, including several in Canada

TORONTO — Canadian R&B singer the Weeknd is going big for his latest tour to promote the upcoming album "After Hours.