Want to do business in Russia? Be ready to hand over your source code

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyberattacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.
See Full Article

Obama begins nostalgic vacation in Indonesia with his family

BALI, Indonesia -- Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family arrived Friday on the resort island of Bali to begin a vacation in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child, officials said.
See Full Article

Olivia Wilde on totalitarianism, babies and split lips

NEW YORK -- As an actress, Olivia Wilde has lots of reasons why making her Broadway debut in George Orwell's dystopian thriller "1984" is special. As a mother, she has just two: her young children.
See Full Article
Johnny Depp rambled his way back into relevancy Thursday night when he joked about the assassination of U.S. President Donald Trump.
The 54-year-old actor’s rather incoherent mumbles at England’s Glastonbury Festival included yet another poor attempt at comedy at Trump's expense.
See Full Article
Lee embraces title of Bachelorette villain
Every season of The Bachelorette has its very own villain to stir up the kind of drama that Bachelor Nation continues to tune in for. This season, Florida-based singer Lee Garrett earned the title with his actions on and off camera.
See Full Article
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 U.S. federal appeals panel ruled.
Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death on Halloween two years earlier.
See Full Article

Lionel Richie expects 'diva' behaviour from Mariah Carey on tour

LOS ANGELES - Lionel Richie is welcoming full diva behaviour from Mariah Carey when she joins his "All the Hits " tour next month.
Richie jokes that he expects Carey to bring along a massive entourage and might need a "dressing room larger than the arena," but that's no problem.
See Full Article

Asylum claimants cautious about new approach to their applications

OTTAWA -- Franklin Njomo spent the early part of his life advocating for human rights in Cameroon, and fled to Canada to seek refugee status after being jailed and tortured as a result.
But he still doesn't consider himself free.
See Full Article
Ashton Kutcher, Liam Payne and Vanessa Hudgens are gagging dinner guests
Jimmy Fallon was nice enough to invite some celebrity guests over for dinner on The Tonight Show this week. But Ashton Kutcher, Liam Payne and Vanessa Hudgens were in for a more eclectic menu than they were anticipating, as the late-night host treated his guests to a game of Secret Ingredient.
See Full Article

Ontario rent increases capped at 1.8 per cent next year

TORONTO - Landlords in Ontario will be able to increase rents up to 1.8 per cent next year, as rent controls are expanded under the Liberal government's housing plan.
The annual rent increase guideline is the maximum amount a landlord can boost a tenant's rent without needing the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board.
See Full Article

Norsat International investors approve takeover bid from Chinese firm

?Norsat International Inc. says its securityholders have voted to approve a controversial takeover of the company by Chinese company Hytera Communications Co. Ltd.
The Canadian satellite communications firm says its securityholders voted 72.53 per cent in favour of the offer of $11.50 US per share.
See Full Article

Anthony Hopkins once snuck into a 'Silence of the Lambs' screening

Anthony Hopkins once stunned moviegoers by sneaking into a screening of The Silence Of The Lambs.
The veteran Hollywood actor is known for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 film, a role for which he won an Academy Award.
See Full Article