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Ricky Martin denies restraining order allegations

Ricky Martin denies restraining order allegations

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin on Sunday denied allegations that led to a restraining order against him, with police noting that he has not been charged with any crime.
Feds: R. Kelly remains on suicide watch 'for his own safety'

Feds: R. Kelly remains on suicide watch 'for his own safety'

Federal authorities are pushing back on R. Kelly's claims that he was placed on suicide watch as a form of punishment last week after a judge sentenced him to 30 years behind bars for using his fame to sexually abuse young girls
‘Minions’ set box office on fire with $108.5 million debut

‘Minions’ set box office on fire with $108.5 million debut

Families went bananas for Minions this weekend at the movie theater. “ Minions: The Rise of Gru ” brought in an estimated $108.5 million in ticket sales from 4,391 screens in North America, Universal Pictures said Sunday.
China state museum opens in Hong Kong amid patriotism drive

China state museum opens in Hong Kong amid patriotism drive

China's famed Palace Museum began displaying artifacts in Hong Kong on Sunday amid a drive to build loyalty to Beijing in the former British colony that reverted to Chinese rule 25 years ago
British theater, film director Peter Brook dies at age 97

British theater, film director Peter Brook dies at age 97

LONDON (AP) — Peter Brook, a British theater and film director known for an influential and distinguished career which saw him garner worldwide acclaim, has died. He was 97.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, including The Bank of Canada's release of its business outlook survey and its Canadian survey of consumer expectations
Retailers grapple with soaring fuel surcharges to ship online orders

Retailers grapple with soaring fuel surcharges to ship online orders

Canadian retailers are struggling with higher shipping costs as couriers tack hefty fuel surcharges onto shipping rates to recoup record gas prices.
The long, ongoing debate over ‘All men are created equal’

The long, ongoing debate over ‘All men are created equal’

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Jennings is CEO of the Lambda Legal organization, a prominent advocate for LGBTQ rights. He sees his mission in part as fulfilling that hallowed American principle: “All men are created equal.
Drake joins Backstreet Boys concert at Budweiser Stage in Toronto

Drake joins Backstreet Boys concert at Budweiser Stage in Toronto

TORONTO — Backstreet Boys fans got a surprise at the group's concert in Toronto on Saturday. There was what appeared to be a sixth Backstreet Boy at the Budweiser Stage as Canadian rapper Drake joined the boy band onstage.
Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico

Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday.