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China tightens online video controls, jolting investors

China tightens online video controls, jolting investors

BEIJING — Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments about sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-trade shares of Sina Corp.

Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia — Celebrity chef Darren Simpson's family say he has died in Australia. Northern Ireland-born Simpson was 21 when he became Britain's youngest ever Young Chef of the Year.
Bernie Mac, Snoop Dogg to get Hollywood Walk of Fame stars

Bernie Mac, Snoop Dogg to get Hollywood Walk of Fame stars

LOS ANGELES — Snoop Dogg, Shonda Rhimes, "Weird Al" Yankovic and late entertainers Bernie Mac and Steve Irwin will be receiving stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next year. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce revealed the 2018 honorees Thursday.
Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehaviour

Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehaviour

LOS ANGELES — Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehaviour could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said.
At Glastonbury, Depp asks about assassinating the president

At Glastonbury, Depp asks about assassinating the president

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump.
Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession improperly obtained

Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession improperly obtained

MADISON, Wis. — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.
George Orwell's son says his father's '1984' was 'prescient'

George Orwell's son says his father's '1984' was 'prescient'

NEW YORK — The audience at the opening night on Broadway of a new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian fantasy "1984" will include a special guest — the author's son.

The Latest: Defence will seek to secure Dassey release

MILWAUKEE — The Latest on a federal appeals court saying a confession was improperly obtained from Brendan Dassey, one of two defendants in a Wisconsin killing that was the focus of the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" (all times local): 4:45 p.m.
Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

PITTSBURGH — A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said Thursday that some jurors were concerned that prosecutors waited 10 years to charge him, expressing suspicion that politics had played a role in the case.

A look at this year's 'Amazing Race Canada' contestants

There's always a chance a new season of "The Amazing Race Canada" could end in a dead heat. Good thing one of the teams competing this summer are undertakers. Canada's most-watched homegrown summer series returns for a fifth season on July 4 on CTV.