WORLD NEWS BRIEFS, Feb.20: Anti-gun rally; shooting funerals; Russian "trolls" speak
In the news today, Feb. 20
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Armchair Olympians Day 11
Les Parsons, CEO of the Charlottetown Harbour Authority, is retiring
Island company buys chemical imaging machine that identifies foreign objects and potato ...
Jessie Inman ready for next adventure after six-year run as Confederation Centre ...
Summerside man, who got underage girl pregnant, goes to jail
EXCLUSIVE: Charlottetown police officer under investigation for sexual encounters while on duty
H’Sao will make you dance when an African cappella group comes to The Mack
DOUG GALLANT: Myles Turns back the clock for ‘Real Love’
Summerside’s Celtic Performing Arts Centre nears completion
P.E.I.’s lesser-known slavery past comes to light at Eptek Centre
SALLY COLE: Lennie Gallant returns to Rustico on Feb. 11 for concert
Town of Stratford hosting 2018 Vogue Optical P.E.I. 55+ Winter Games from Feb. 26 to March 3
Spanish court rejects rapper's freedom of speech argument
MADRID — Spain's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who argued that his lyrics praising terror groups were protected by freedom of expression laws. The court ruled Tuesday that Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, a rapper best known as ...
Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week. The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore ...
French ice dancer doesn't risk another wardrobe malfunction
NEW YORK — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Gabriella Papadakis took no chances. Her ice dancing costume on Tuesday contained no hooks, nothing that could come undone as it did a day earlier in the ...
Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows
CHICAGO — A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' DNA profiles. Previous research has suggested that a person's insulin levels or certain genes could interact with ...
Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study. Millions of children are allergic to ...
Mexican architect's modernist home, hidden on a cul de sac
MEXICO CITY — In a working-class neighbourhood of Mexico City, two concrete buildings hidden near the end of a cul de sac draw visitors from around the world. This is the home and studio of Luis Barragan, one of Mexico's most influential architects, ...
7 women at Austin Opera come forward after director's firing
AUSTIN, Texas — Seven women at the Austin Opera have come forward to describe a culture of permissiveness that allowed the opera's artistic director and conductor to inappropriately touch women and make crass comments without consequence. The women ...
Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire
WEST WARWICK, R.I. — Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others. The Feb. 20, 2003, fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick started when pyrotechnics for the rock ...
Costume designers celebrate top work at 20th awards show
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The president of the Costume Designers Guild says there's so much to the art form, it can't be contained in one award. The organization launched its annual celebration of the best work in film and television two decades ago to ...
Yiannopoulos dropping lawsuit against former publisher
NEW YORK — Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping his lawsuit against his former publisher. In papers filed Tuesday in New York State Supreme Court, Yiannopoulos and Simon & Schuster asked that the case be dismissed "without costs or fees to either ...