The break-up of My Chemical Romance in March of 2013 was not the end of music for frontman, Gerard Way. He was already deep in the creation process of his solo album when he announced signing with his previous label in May of this year.
While Fan Expo Canada provides numerous opportunities for shopping, autographs and photo-ops, there were plenty of interesting panels to see as well. Here are quick summaries of four of them, followed by photos from the event.
This innocent photograph of eight kindergarten children in Paris, posted on the Facebook page of the French Ministry of Education last Monday, has since received a storm of insults and racist comments, because of the children’s skin colour.
Hong Kong -
Hong Kong activists launched their fightback Monday against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms, heckling a senior Chinese official in angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.
Los Angeles -
Treatment of blacks by the Los Angeles Police is back in the spotlight after several high-profile cases sparked allegations of abuse: a young, unarmed man killed, a woman beaten, and a producer arrested with no cause.
Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva threatens the re-election of Dilma Rousseff and the 12-year hegemony of the Workers Party (PT). Her election on October 5 could transform the South American giant relations with the region and the world.
The federal government is looking for a few good trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. There is just one problem with this. The trains wouldn't have anyplace to go.
Moscow and Kiev representatives will meet in Minsk Monday after Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for statehood to be discussed for the restive east of the former Soviet state.
Iraqi forces, aided by US air strikes, have broken through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town of Amerli where thousands have been trapped for over two months with dwindling food and water supplies.
New Orleans -
In a hotly contested campaign for the U.S. Senate, an incumbent candidate should not be battling a residency scandal. Incredibly, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing just that, allegations that she is no longer a resident in the state she represents.
Nigeria's health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers.
An English professor in Nebraska recently made statements which go to the core of basic learning. She says her students will simply accept any information they’re given without question. This is "mindless education" at its worst.