CBC U.S. rock band Allah-Las' Rotterdam show cancelled due to threat 2017-08-23T16:44:59.000000000-04:00 A concert in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam by U.S. rock group Allah-Las was cancelled Wednesday because of a threat, police said. 'Pride of Russia:' Russian art community turns out to support detained director 2017-08-23T14:21:23.000000000-04:00 Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov appeared in court Wednesday and was placed under house arrest pending an investigation into charges that he embezzled government funds allocated for one of his projects. Civilians among dozens killed in Yemeni hotel bombing 2017-08-23T13:42:08.000000000-04:00 The top U.S. commander for the Middle East got a first-hand look on Wednesday at Saudi Arabia's military fight against Yemen's rebels, visiting the border area on the same day the Saudi-led coalition was accused of bombing a hotel and killing civilians. 7 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks in Brazil 2017-08-23T12:16:13.000000000-04:00 Authorities in northern Brazil say a boat carrying 70 has sunk on a major river, with at least seven dead and dozens missing. Energy Transfer sues Greenpeace over Dakota Access Pipeline 2017-08-23T12:09:46.000000000-04:00 Greenpeace USA lawyer says suit abuses legal system 'to silence legitimate advocacy work.' Mo Farah eyes Diamond League title in his track farewell 2017-08-23T12:03:48.000000000-04:00 Legendary distance runner Mo Farah of Great Britain will compete in the Diamond League final for the first time since 2010 in his final track race Thursday at the Weltklasse Zurich meet (CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET), running the men's 5,000 metres. Thomas Meehan, Tony-winning writer of Annie, dead at 88 2017-08-23T11:52:59.000000000-04:00 Three-time Tony Award-winning book writer Thomas Meehan, best known for transforming the Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip into the smash Broadway musical Annie, has died at age 88. William, Harry talk about 'long, lonely walk' at Diana's funeral 2017-08-23T09:56:45.000000000-04:00 Princes William and Harry have spoken candidly about the death of their mother, Diana, the Princess of Wales, in an interview marking 20 years since she was killed in a car crash, including paying tribute to their father in how he broke the tragic news. Walmart partners with Google on voice-activated shopping 2017-08-23T09:26:28.000000000-04:00 The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Lego for voice shopping through Google Assistant starting next month. New magnet strength record broken by U.S. lab 2017-08-23T09:15:24.000000000-04:00 A U.S. lab has reclaimed its status as home to the world's strongest resistive magnet after previously losing the record to China.