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Turkish film actress and ex-mayor Fatma Girik dies aged 79

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Fatma Girik, a beloved Turkish screen actress of the 1960s and 1970s and one-time district mayor, has died. She was 79.
Broadway's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' actor fired

Broadway's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' actor fired

NEW YORK (AP) — The actor playing Harry Potter has been fired from the Broadway production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” following a complaint by a co-star about his conduct.
Assange wins first stage in effort to appeal US extradition

Assange wins first stage in effort to appeal US extradition

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday won the first stage of his effort to appeal a U.K. ruling that opened the door for his extradition to U.S. to stand trial on espionage charges.
NB Power seeks unprecedented 25-year licence for Point Lepreau nuclear power station

NB Power seeks unprecedented 25-year licence for Point Lepreau nuclear power station

FREDERICTON — The licence for Atlantic Canada's only nuclear power generating station expires in June, and the New Brunswick Crown corporation that operates the aging CANDU-6 reactor is seeking to renew it for an unprecedented 25-year term.
Party-hard Dubai ponders new workweek debate: When's brunch?

Party-hard Dubai ponders new workweek debate: When's brunch?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Friday will never be the same again.
1-month lockdown lifts in Chinese city, 2M in Beijing tested

1-month lockdown lifts in Chinese city, 2M in Beijing tested

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities lifted a monthlong lockdown on the northern city of Xi’an and its 13 million residents Monday as infections subside ahead of the Winter Olympics in Beijing in less than two weeks.

Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies

TOKYO (AP) — French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73. He died Sunday, his official Instagram account said.
Hanif Abdurraqib, Tom Lin receive Carnegie literary awards

Hanif Abdurraqib, Tom Lin receive Carnegie literary awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Receiving a literary prize from the American Library Association is a kind of homecoming for the essayist-poet Hanif Abdurraqib.
Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste

Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste

TORONTO — When Gillian Pulfer picked up roasted sweet potato soup, flank steak and chicken salad from a Toronto Pusateri’s Fine Foods for $10 last weekend, the deal was too good not to brag about. "It's a more high-end, luxury grocery store...
Kenzo returns to Japanese roots in history-making moment

Kenzo returns to Japanese roots in history-making moment

PARIS (AP) — It was a fashion history-making moment in Paris for Kenzo on Sunday as it unveiled the debut for its first Japanese designer since house founder Kenzo Takada.