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Canadian music investment firm buys publishing rights from Drake producer Murda Beatz

Canadian music investment firm buys publishing rights from Drake producer Murda Beatz

TORONTO — Drake and Migos producer Murda Beatz is selling off publishing rights to hundreds of his songs to an upstart Canadian music investment fund.
Here, kitty: Bidens welcome cat named Willow to White House

Here, kitty: Bidens welcome cat named Willow to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have finally added the long-promised cat to their pet family. Her name is Willow, and she's a 2-year-old, green-eyed, gray and white farm cat from Pennsylvania.
'Tiger King' Joe Exotic set for resentencing in Oklahoma

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic set for resentencing in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge is set to decide a new sentence Friday for “Tiger King” Joe Exotic after an appeals court ruled last year that the prison term he's serving on a murder-for-hire conviction should be shortened.

Family says lax security allowed killing of rapper Drakeo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lack of security allowed dozens of men to ambush rapper Drakeo the Ruler, who was beaten and stabbed to death backstage at a Los Angeles music festival, his family and their lawyers said Thursday.
Kim Jones back on runway as Fendi channels celestial Rome

Kim Jones back on runway as Fendi channels celestial Rome

PARIS (AP) — The name Kim Jones dominated Paris fashion for a second week running as the indefatigable Briton who designs for Dior Men’s returned to the runway for his latest couture collection for Fendi.
Mississippi mayor withholds library funds over LGBTQ books

Mississippi mayor withholds library funds over LGBTQ books

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — The director of a Mississippi library system says a mayor is withholding $110,000 from his city’s library because LGBTQ books are on the shelves.
Family clarifies no 'Picasso NFT' is set to be sold online

Family clarifies no 'Picasso NFT' is set to be sold online

GENEVA (AP) — Pablo Picasso's family is not selling a digital asset linked to one of his works after all.
Canadian Pacific Railway grain revenues take hit in aftermath of 2021 drought

Canadian Pacific Railway grain revenues take hit in aftermath of 2021 drought

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s grain-hauling revenues took a hit in the fourth quarter of 2021, even as the company increased corn shipments from south of the border to address a livestock feed shortage in Western Canada.
Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson embarks on spoken word tour

Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson embarks on spoken word tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has worn many hats and even “some incredibly ridiculous trousers,” as he puts it. Rock star, airline pilot and cancer survivor are some of what has defined him.
Sobeys Ontario warehouse workers negotiate big wage increases, says Unifor

Sobeys Ontario warehouse workers negotiate big wage increases, says Unifor

WHITBY, Ont. — The union representing Sobeys warehouse workers in Ontario says they have ratified a four-year contract with "massive wage increases.