Teen phenom Alphonso Davies keeps climbing, named Canadian men's soccer player of the year

Alphonso Davies has been voted the Canadian men's soccer player of the year, after a standout season with the men's national team and the Vancouver Whitecaps.  Davis, who grew up in Edmonton after being born in Ghana, was honoured by a vote shared by media and coaches. "He has been a standout performer for club […]

‘Hands off youth!’ Greeks protest on 10th anniversary of cop fatally shooting teen (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hundreds of demonstrators have hit the streets of Greece on the 10th anniversary of a teenager being fatally shot by an officer. Police deployed tear gas after some protesters threw stones and Molotov cocktails at officers. Around 1,700 people marched in a protest in Athens, according to AP. Although most of the demonstrators were peaceful, […]

Forget lap times; this car control class makes teen drivers safer

Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) WALDORF, Md.—To a casual observer, Regency Furniture Stadium, home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball team, probably looked like it was playing host to a weekend autocross. There were cones set up in the empty lot as I pulled in and some interesting cars to park alongside, many displaying […]

Maisie Williams says her teen years were especially difficult on ‘Game of Thrones’: ‘The hormones are really flying’

HBO Maisie Williams was only 12 when she auditioned for the role of Arya Stark on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”  She said her later teen years were the most difficult. She also said that people were so mean when she tried to go back to school that she had to leave.  Maisie Williams says her […]

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

Dual US-Israeli citizen stabbed by Palestinian teen in West Bank

AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean A Palestinian teen fatally stabbed an American-born Jewish settler in the West Bank on Sunday.  The victim, Ari Fuld, 45, was well-known among settlers as a pro-Israel advocate. The suspected assailant was shot and seized by armed civilians and taken into custody. Palestinian street attacks against Israelis, many carried out by assailants […]

‘Teen Spirit’ Review: Max Minghella’s Directorial Debut Lacks Pop [TIFF]

If A Star is Born was the folk song of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, a familiar tune brilliantly rendered by cover artist Bradley Cooper, then Teen Spirit was its pop song. The film is derivative, calibrated to appeal to a lowest-common-denominator audience … and yet admittedly catchy, even if it’s immediately recognizable as […]