Want to be happier? Sing, sing, it’s a wonderful thing

What’s the best scene in How The Grinch Stole Christmas? I’m talking about the 1966 original, of course. Not the Jim Carrey abomination. (Yes, I said it.) Now, hands down the best scene is when all the Whos in Whoville come together to sing that final Welcome Christmas song — proving that even though all […]


Suspects from Spain terror attacks smile in leaked photos

MADRID—Spanish media are publishing previously unseen photographs of some of the men authorities identified as the extremists behind last year’s terror attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town. La Vanguardia newspaper reported Tuesday that the photos were leaked from the police investigation of the Aug. 17-18 vehicle attacks that left 16 people dead and […]


Influential coach Bev Priestman leaves Canada Soccer

By Neil DavidsonThe Canadian Press Fri., Aug. 3, 2018 Bev Priestman, a key coaching figure in Canadian women’s soccer, is leaving the program to become an assistant coach with the English women’s team. England’s Football Association said Priestman, an English native, will serve as head coach Phil Neville’s No. 2 with the Lionesses. Most recently, […]

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Frankfurt airport evacuated after French family security scare

Parts of Frankfurt airport were evacuated for several hours on Tuesday, following a security scare involving a French family, federal police said. In a tweet, police said the airport was evacuated because of a mistake by an air safety assistant. “Despite a positive explosive test, a four-member French family was released into the security area. […]


Demi Lovato released from hospital two weeks after reported overdose, source says

NEW YORK—Demi Lovato has checked out of the hospital she was rushed to two weeks ago for a reported overdose. A person close to Lovato said she was released from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles over the weekend. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn’t allowed to speak publicly […]


Cooking oil may help prevent spread of food-borne illnesses, Canadian researchers say

By Peter CameronThe Canadian Press Fri., Aug. 3, 2018 Canadian researchers say cooking oil may be the key to helping prevent the spread of food-borne bacteria such as salmonella, listeria and E. coli. They say many foods produced on an industrial scale include raw ingredients that are mixed together in large stainless steel machines that […]

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How to bridge the gap between Europe’s streets and Brussels’ corridors | View

Professor Alberto Alemanno from HEC Paris answers Euronews’ questions on the health of the European Union and potential consequences of next year’s European elections. Isn’t it a paradox that people who dream, like Steve Bannon, of dismantling the European Union, are trying to organize themselves in a pan-European movement, whereas the Euro-enthusiasts, on the contrary, […]


China bans Winnie-the-Pooh film: report

“Christopher Robin,” a new Disney film based on AA Milne’s famous Winnie-the-Pooh books, has been banned in China, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Cathleen Taff, head of distribution for Disney, confirmed the film has been denied a release the Associated Press reported. The move locks the release out from the world’s second largest film market. While an official […]


MLS all-stars fall in penalties for a second straight year

By Paul NewberryThe Associated Press Wed., Aug. 1, 2018 ATLANTA—Josef Martinez thrilled another record crowd in Atlanta by scoring in the Major League Soccer all-star game, but Italian powerhouse Juventus prevailed on penalty kicks after the match ended in a 1-1 draw Wednesday night. Juventus scored on all five of its penalties before 72,317, winning […]


West Hollywood city council seeks removal of Trump’s Walk of Fame star

Since before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star has seen just about everything. It was smashed into pieces — twice. It was vandalized with a swastika, enclosed with a miniature border wall, defaced with profanity and graced with the presence of a gold-painted toilet telling passersby to “TAKE A TRUMP.” […]