SpaceX's Elon Musk elaborates on plan to colonize Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars.
Musk answered questions on Reddit on Sunday. The session was a follow up to Musk's comments at a space conference in Mexico last month during which he unveiled his plan to send up to 1 million people to Mars within the next 40 to 100 years.
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Sting to perform, receive honour at American Music Awards

NEW YORK -- Sting will hit the stage at the American Music Awards next month, and the icon will receive a special honour for his successful career.
Dick Clark Productions said Monday that Sting will receive The American Music Award of Merit on Nov.
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The Walking Dead premiere reveals Negan's victim

The Walking Dead has returned with a bloody bang as the victim of bat-wielding bad guy Negan was revealed in the seventh season's premiere.
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Director Tim Miller quits 'Deadpool 2' over issues with Ryan Reynolds

Miller, who directed Deadpool, has parted ways with film studio Fox after butting heads with Reynolds over certain issues relating to the sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Bob Dylan called 'arrogant' by Nobel Prize member

The 75-year-old singer became the first songwriter to be awarded the prize last week, when the Nobel panel experts praised him for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.
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China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting

BEIJING -- Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting that started Monday to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from done and his authority remains undiminished.
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Actress Shailene Woodley faces January trial in pipeline protest

MANDAN, N.D. -- Actress Shailene Woodley is to stand trial in North Dakota early next year on charges related to her protest against the Dakota Access pipeline.
Woodley was among 27 activists arrested Oct.
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5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. - State police say five people have died in a wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway.
Officials say the preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle travelling south on the northbound side of Interstate 495 in Middleborough struck a vehicle heading in the correct direction early Monday morning.
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Consumers may lose in massive $85B Time Warner AT&T pact

AT&T and Time Warner are playing up how their $85.4 billion merger will lead to innovative new experiences for customers. But analysts, public-interest groups and some politicians are far from convinced.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said it should be killed.
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Paris exhibition explores fashion's shocks and scandals through the ages

The French capital's Musée des Arts Décoratifs explores scandals and transgressions in clothing from the 14th century to the present day in an exhibition entitled "Tenue correcte exigée, quand le vêtement fait scandale" (Appropriate dress required: when clothing causes a scandal), from December 1, 2016, to April 23, 2017.
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'Enough is enough': Tori Stafford's dad demands justice

The father of murdered eight-year-old Victoria Stafford says he will be in court Monday, when a lawyer for the man convicted of killing his daughter, Michael Rafferty, asks the Ontario Court of Appeal for another trial.
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TD Bank, TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade Financial Services for US$4B

TORONTO -- TD Bank Group (TSX:TD) and TD Ameritrade Corp. have signed a deal to buy Scottrade Financial Services in a cash-and-stock deal valued at US$4 billion.
Under the agreement announced Monday, TD Bank would acquire Scottrade Bank for US$1.3 billion in cash, while TD Ameritrade would take the rest of the brokerage firm for US$2.7 billion in cash and stock.
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