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Leslie Phillips, 'Carry On' star, voice of Sorting Hat, dies

Leslie Phillips, 'Carry On' star, voice of Sorting Hat, dies

LONDON (AP) — Leslie Phillips, the British actor best known for his roles in the bawdy “Carry On” comedies and as the voice of the Sorting Hat in the “Harry Potter” movies, has died. He was 98.
Looking to grow your network? Experts say get out your head, rely on 'weak-ties'

Looking to grow your network? Experts say get out your head, rely on 'weak-ties'

Elaisha Jade Green credits networking for the successful career she has built since moving to Vancouver for work.
Norway: Princess gives up royal duties amid fiancé questions

Norway: Princess gives up royal duties amid fiancé questions

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Princess Märtha Louise, the daughter of Norway’s King Harald, said Tuesday she no longer will officially represent the Norwegian royal house following “many questions relating to me and my fiancé's role.
TransAlta reports Q3 profit, raises dividend and financial guidance

TransAlta reports Q3 profit, raises dividend and financial guidance

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. increased its dividend as it reported a third-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago and raised its financial guidance for the year. The power utility says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 5.
Discovery of bronzes rewrites Italy's Etruscan-Roman history

Discovery of bronzes rewrites Italy's Etruscan-Roman history

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities on Tuesday announced the extraordinary discovery of 2,000-year-old bronze statues in an ancient Tuscan thermal spring and said the find will “rewrite history” about the transition from the Etruscan civilization to the
Suzette Mayr wins $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize for 'The Sleeping Car Porter'

Suzette Mayr wins $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize for 'The Sleeping Car Porter'

TORONTO — Suzette Mayr hopes the Scotiabank Giller Prize that will soon be residing on her shelf might finally quash her persistent impostor syndrome.
Millennial Money: Set financial limits for holiday visits

Millennial Money: Set financial limits for holiday visits

For many, visiting family for the winter holidays is a matter of “how,” not “if.
Cancer researchers tout better treatments, survival rates but concerns over equity

Cancer researchers tout better treatments, survival rates but concerns over equity

Cancer researchers say patients are living longer thanks to better detection and treatments, but they fear rising case numbers and gaps in data could undermine gains.
Nintendo's profit climbs on Switch machine, software sales

Nintendo's profit climbs on Switch machine, software sales

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo recorded a 34% surge in its profit in the first half of the fiscal year on strong sales of products for its Switch console like “Splatoon 3,” a paint-shooting game, the company said Tuesday.
Chris Evans named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine

Chris Evans named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Evans may have put down Captain America's shield but he's got a new badge of honor: he's been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.
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