Canada tightening visa-free travel to its shores

February 18, 2016 in International

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Canada will tighten its rules on entering the country next month, adding a layer of security that will impact Europeans and others previously allowed to visit without a travel visa. Formerly visa-exempt foreign nationals, including those passing through on a stopover, will...

Hip-hop rules at Grammys show, Adele falls flat

February 16, 2016 in International

[caption id="attachment_9824" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kendrick Lamar performs a medley of songs at the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 15, 2016[/caption] Hip-hop ruled the Grammys stage on Monday in performances that put racial tension back in the national spotlight and where some of music’s...

Kanye West appears to declare Bill Cosby innocent

February 11, 2016 in International

Only polarizing rap star Kanye West could steal Donald Trump’s spotlight. The self-declared “Yeezus” left fans scratching their heads, and in some cases outraged, when he inexplicably tweeted on the night of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary: “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” It’s still unclear whether the hip-hop...