High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons help usher in the holiday season at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Mostly sunny skies and a slight breeze are forecast for the annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century. International cartoon sensation Bluey, the Australian […]

Musk threatens to boot Twitter account impersonators

BOSTON — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another. The platform’s new owner issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter display names — not their account names — and tweeted as ‘Elon Musk’ in reaction to the billionaire’s decision to offer […]

Jerry Lee Lewis dead: Troubled rock star dies at 87 – National | Globalnews.ca

Jerry Lee Lewis, the untamable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose outrageous talent, energy and ego collided on such definitive records as Great Balls of Fire and Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On and sustained a career otherwise upended by personal scandal, died Friday morning at 87. The last survivor of a generation of groundbreaking performers that […]

McDonagh, Farrell, Gleeson Get ‘Bruges’ Band Back Together

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — “Time be flyin’,” it’s said in Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin.” It’s a sentiment shared by McDonagh and his two stars, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, who have reteamed 14 years after McDonagh’s pitch-black feature debut, “In Bruges.” “It feels like not two days […]

Damaging a masterpiece: Has climate action gone too far? | Globalnews.ca

The gasps in room 43 of the National Gallery in London capture the raw emotion of a shocking moment. On Friday, two activists with the group Just Stop Oil walked into the gallery and tossed a can of tomato soup on a priceless painting by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. It’s one of the […]