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Media face challenges in rush to sexual misconduct reckoning

Media face challenges in rush to sexual misconduct reckoning

NEW YORK — Talk-show host Tavis Smiley isn't just upset with PBS for firing him on sexual misconduct charges. He's upset about his depiction in the media.
IWG says Brookfield, Onex have made takeover approach but no formal offer

IWG says Brookfield, Onex have made takeover approach but no formal offer

LONDON — The U.K.-based company behind the Regus brand of rental office space says it has been approached with an informal takeover proposal by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (TSX:BAM.A) and Onex Corp. (TSX:ONEX).

'The Last Jedi' collects almost $100M at holiday box office

LOS ANGELES — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" claimed the biggest Christmas haul over the four-day holiday weekend, adding almost $100 million to its coffers, according to box office figures released Tuesday.

2 investors, including "Twilight" backer, convicted of fraud

NEW YORK — Two tech entrepreneurs, including a man who invested in the film studio that made the "Twilight" movies, have been convicted of fraud in New York.
Construction halted at church destroyed in Sept. 11 attacks

Construction halted at church destroyed in Sept. 11 attacks

NEW YORK — Construction on a Greek Orthodox church to replace one that was crushed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been temporarily suspended amid rising costs and questions over how donations have been managed. The St.
France opens judicial probe into tainted baby milk scandal

France opens judicial probe into tainted baby milk scandal

PARIS — French authorities have launched a judicial probe in a tainted baby milk scandal in which several million products were recalled over fears of salmonella contamination.
Tunisia tries to defuse tension with UAE amid airline spat

Tunisia tries to defuse tension with UAE amid airline spat

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia tried to smooth out emerging tensions with the United Arab Emirates on Monday after Emirates airline barred Tunisian women from boarding its flights and the North African country responded by suspending the Dubai-based carrie
Big labour sees growth potential in California pot workers

Big labour sees growth potential in California pot workers

GOSHEN, Calif. — Unions have caught a whiff of a rare opportunity to organize a whole new set of workers as recreational marijuana becomes legal in California.