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  • Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors. With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...
  • Sales Execs Work on Timing Festival Releases in Complicated Marketplace

    Cannes lends glamour and a white hot focus on films, which can be great for future box office. But it's not that simple for international sales executives. Sometimes they need to step back and gauge if Cannes is the ideal place to launch a film's...
  • Cannes Film Festival: 'Maps to the Stars' skewers Hollywood

    Cannes Film Festival: 'Maps to the Stars' skewers Hollywood
    CANNES, France — Shortly after his new Hollywood black comedy "Maps to the Stars" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, David Cronenberg had an eye-opening conversation. A Hollywood executive told him that he couldn't get some of the film's...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • Justin Bieber apologizes after Japan shrine visit sparks anger, trial pushed back

    Justin Bieber apologizes after Japan shrine visit sparks anger, trial pushed back
    Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber, whose tumultuous life has landed him in trouble more than once, on Wednesday apologized for a visit to a Tokyo shrine at the center of a bitter international row over Japan's wartime aggression. Bieber, 20, posted a...
  • Shermin Nahid Kruse on 'Butterfly Stitching'

    Shermin Nahid Kruse on 'Butterfly Stitching'
    As Shermin Nahid Kruse awaited the recent release of her first novel, "Butterfly Stitching," she said she felt akin to a chef who's eager to see if her guests like the meal she has cooked for them. "You don't want to eat (this meal) by yourself," she...
  • Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester

    Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester
    Pregnancy is not without health risks, and now researchers from Canada have identified a new one: serious car crashes. During the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman’s odds of being behind the wheel in a multi-vehicle accident that was bad...
  • Justin Bieber detained at LAX by U.S. Customs officials

    Justin Bieber detained at LAX by U.S. Customs officials
    Justin Bieber's legal woes may be catching up with him after he was detained in a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol area at LAX upon his return from Asia on Thursday, sources said. The 20-year-old pop star was being questioned by officials, but no formal...
  • Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors

    Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors
    Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors. The board of directors removed...
  • Toronto-based Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith Launch Doc Shingle

    Toronto-based companies Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith have inked a deal to create Blue Ice Docs, a full-service distribution company that will fund and acquire non-fiction Canadian and international films it was announced Monday at the Hot Docs Film...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76
    Former professional boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and then was released after it was determined he did not get a fair trial, died on Sunday at the age of 76, according to his friend and caretaker John Artis....
  • Do not hop on pop! Dr. Seuss book challenged for 'violence' in Canada

    Do not hop on pop! Dr. Seuss book challenged for 'violence' in Canada
    And you thought your parents were crazy. A Toronto citizen challenged the Dr. Seuss children's classic "Hop on Pop" for "encourag[ing] children to use violence against their fathers," Time reports. The complainant asserted that Toronto's public...