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Actor tells jury Kevin Spacey abused him when he was 14

Actor tells jury Kevin Spacey abused him when he was 14

NEW YORK (AP) — An actor who’s accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance on him as a 14-year-old recounted the episode for a New York City jury on Friday, testifying he felt helpless when Spacey climbed on top of him in bed.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National Security Council spokesman John Kirby; Mike Mullen, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Reps. Don Bacon, R-Neb., and Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich.
Peter Robinson, Toronto-based crime writer behind Inspector Banks series, dies at 72

Peter Robinson, Toronto-based crime writer behind Inspector Banks series, dies at 72

TORONTO — As the author of the long-running Inspector Banks series, British-Canadian novelist Peter Robinson delved into the cruelest impulses of human nature, spinning intricately plotted tales of deception, revenge and murder.
Blanchett and Field grapple with power, process in 'Tár'

Blanchett and Field grapple with power, process in 'Tár'

Cate Blanchett has heard the line before. “I wrote this part for you" is a director-actor pickup line, she said. It is not usually to be believed.
CAMH to lead team developing youth mental health platform

CAMH to lead team developing youth mental health platform

TORONTO — A team of experts led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is creating an online platform it says will fill longtime gaps in youth mental health care.
Rita Wilson creates conversations with '70s-era duets

Rita Wilson creates conversations with '70s-era duets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When actor and singer Rita Wilson was a young girl, she and her Greek mother would bond over listening to songs on the radio, especially '70s singer-songwriters.
Manufacturers working at 'double or triple' speed to restock kids' pain meds: feds

Manufacturers working at 'double or triple' speed to restock kids' pain meds: feds

TORONTO — Health Canada says some manufacturers of kids' pain and fever medications are now operating "at double or triple their normal volumes" in an effort to address a months-long shortage. Chief medical adviser Dr.
'Riceboy Sleeps' and 'Until Branches Bend' win top film prizes at VIFF

'Riceboy Sleeps' and 'Until Branches Bend' win top film prizes at VIFF

VANCOUVER — Anthony Shim's coming-of-age drama "Riceboy Sleeps" is proving to be a hit on the festival circuit, taking home the Best Canadian Film Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Human rights activists from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a strong rebuke to Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose invasion of Ukraine ruptured decades of nearly uninterrupted peace in Europe,
Judge eyes summer trial in Kesha's legal clash with Dr. Luke

Judge eyes summer trial in Kesha's legal clash with Dr. Luke

NEW YORK (AP) — After almost a decade, the legal fight between pop singer Kesha and producer Dr. Luke is headed to trial in New York next summer, a judge said Friday.