National Newswatch

Kevin Spacey accuser drops lawsuit against actor

Jul 5 2019 — AP — BOSTON — A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor. Mitchell Garabedian, a lawyer for the man, announced in an email Friday that the suit filed June 26 in Nantucket Superior Court has been voluntarily dismissed. No reason was provided […]

Mad magazine to come off newsstands, largely end publishing new content

Jul 4 2019 — — Mad magazine, the satirical publication famous for asking, “What, me worry?” and its gap-toothed, big-eared mascot Alfred E. Neuman, is coming off newsstands and will largely stop publishing new content, its owner DC said an email Wednesday night. DC said that after Issue 10, there will be no new content, except for end-of-year specials, which […]

‘Canada’s answer to Lady Gaga’: Celine Dion takes Paris Fashion Week by storm

Jul 3 2019 — — Paris Fashion Week is underway and Celine Dion has been basking in the limelight with her bold, colourful and unconventional outfits. Harper’s Bazaar called one of her outfits “legendary;” USA Today described some of her looks as “wacky couture;” and CNN’s Marianna Cerini dubbing Dion as the “queen of couture week.” One of those ensembles […]

Beth Chapman, wife of ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter,’ dies

Jun 26 2019 — — Beth Chapman, who co-starred with her husband on the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV show and later spoke out against some bail reform measures as leader of a national bail agents’ organization, has died. Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen’s Medical Center after an almost 2-year battle with cancer, Mona Wood-Sword, a family spokeswoman, […]

Beth Chapman from ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ is in a medically induced coma

Jun 23 2019 — — Beth Chapman, the bail bondswoman who starred on the reality show “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” is in a medically induced coma, her husband Duane “Dog” Chapman has confirmed on Facebook. The Facebook post linked to a Hawaii News Now story saying that Chapman was admitted to the ICU at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. “Please […]

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse lands same job with Canada’s men’s team

Jun 24 2019 — — Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is the new coach of Canada’s men’s basketball team. Canada Basketball announced the hiring on Monday, less than two weeks after Nurse guided the Raptors to their first NBA championship. Canada Basketball says Nurse’s contract runs through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Penticton, B.C., native Gordie Herbert, one of three […]