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Record number of journalists jailed because of their work

NEW YORK — A record 274 journalists were in jail at the beginning of the month because of their work, nearly three dozen of them on charges of “false news,” the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Tuesday.
AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Daisy Edgar-Jones helps connect

AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Daisy Edgar-Jones helps connect

LONDON — When 22-year-old Daisy Edgar-Jones ditched her British accent for the dulcet Irish tones of Marianne in “Normal People,” the actor’s stardom hit a new trajectory.
TV and Broadway star Laura Benanti celebrates Gen Z voices

TV and Broadway star Laura Benanti celebrates Gen Z voices

NEW YORK — When the coronavirus pandemic closed high schools, Broadway and TV star Laura Benanti knew it also meant most spring high school musicals would be scrapped.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's book 'Persist' to come out in April

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's book 'Persist' to come out in April

NEW YORK — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a book coming out about six key experiences and perspectives. The title should be familiar to those who have followed the Massachusetts Democrat's career: “Persist.

Dutch court refuses to return painting to Jewish heirs

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch court on Wednesday rejected a restitution case brought by heirs of a Jewish family that originally owned a painting by Wassily Kandinsky that was bought by the city of Amsterdam at an auction in 1940.
Possible break in theft of Canadian gold coin in Germany

Possible break in theft of Canadian gold coin in Germany

Berlin police raided homes and jewelry shops Wednesday on suspicion they could be connected to efforts to fence a massive 100-kilogram (220-pound) Canadian gold coin — piece by piece — that was stolen from a museum in the German capital.
Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

LONDON — A sled and flag used in one of explorer Ernest Shackleton's famed expeditions to the South Pole have been bought by a British government-funded body to keep the treasured artifacts in the U.K.
Gloria Gaynor to perform at Times Square New Year's Eve

Gloria Gaynor to perform at Times Square New Year's Eve

NEW YORK — The New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will be a celebration of perseverance, honouring essential workers and featuring Gloria Gaynor singing her anthem, “I Will Survive," organizers said Tuesday.
In custody: Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard charged with sex trafficking in U.S.

In custody: Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard charged with sex trafficking in U.S.

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard was behind bars in Winnipeg on Tuesday, after he was indicted in the United States on charges he used his influence in the industry to traffic women and girls against their will for sex.
Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon found not guilty on sex charges

Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon found not guilty on sex charges

MONTREAL — The founder of the Just for Laughs festival, Gilbert Rozon, was found not guilty of rape and indecent assault by a Quebec court judge on Tuesday. Judge Melanie Hebert said the acquittal does not mean the alleged actions did not occur.
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