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Outsiders join Swedish Academy to pick Nobel Literature winners

Outsiders join Swedish Academy to pick Nobel Literature winners

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Only half of those who choose the winners of next year's Nobel Prize in literature will be members of the scandal-rocked Swedish Academy that has always previously awarded the prize, the prestigious body said Monday. Two authors, two critics and one translator — all Swedish — will join five members of the academy in picking…
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Mickey Mouse, icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

Mickey Mouse, icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

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It was the Roaring '20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their third World Series title and Mickey Mouse made his debut on the silver screen. On Sunday, Mickey Mouse, the brainchild of cartoonist Walt Disney that eventually came to symbolize a global entertainment empire, celebrates his…
Justin Bieber, former neighbour settle long-running egging suit

Justin Bieber, former neighbour settle long-running egging suit

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Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbour whose house the pop singer egged. A document filed Friday shows the case has been resolved in its entirety. No details were given about the terms. Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early 2015 that alleged they suffered emotional…
Well established but not well-off: Canada’s authors struggle to make ends meet, says study

Well established but not well-off: Canada's authors struggle to make ends meet, says study

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It's a story as old as the craft itself: an impoverished author, serving coffee or scrubbing floors while writing what would become a seminal novel. Except in Canada today, tales of financial hardship extend to writers who are established, have published several books and even those who have won major prizes. When the Writers' Union of Canada…