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  • Joe Biden and Meghan McCain Share an Emotional Moment
    Joe_biden_and_meghan_mccain_share_an_emotional_moment 2017-12-14 00:56:10 UTC
    On ABC’s The View Meghan, daughter of Republican John McCain, connected with former Vice President Joe Biden over the fact that her father is now battling the same type of brain cancer that Biden’s son Beau died of while Biden was still in office. McCain began to ask him about the book, start...

  • BERLIN: 'The Square' has scooped the award for Best European Film
    Berlin-_'the_square'_has_scooped_the_award_for_best_european_film 2017-12-09 23:11:38 UTC
    <h3>Swedish satirical drama 'The Square' has scooped the award for Best European Film of the year at a gala in Berlin. It also claimed five more prizes, including those for best director, best screenwriter and best actor.</h3> <i>The Square, </i>by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, dominated the...

  • South African's Zodwa Wabantu not feeling secure in Zimbabwe
    South_african's_zodwa_wabantu_not_feeling_secure_in_zimbabwe 2017-12-14 16:50:30 UTC
    HARARE — South African entertainer Zodwa Wabantu's latest snub of Zimbabwe for the third time in a row has shown that she no longer feels secure in the country and is clearly not interested in performing here. The entertainer was supposed to perform at Club Connect yesterday and Private Lounge...

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final Draw
    2018_fifa_world_cup_russia_final_draw 2017-12-03 08:06:38 UTC
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The favorites to win next year’s World Cup in Russia were given navigable paths to the last 16 with the coaches of Germany, Brazil, Argentina and Spain having reason to feel reasonably optimistic after Friday’s draw. <blockquote><h2>2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final Draw</h2>...

  • South Africa’s Supreme Court increased Oscar Pistorius’ murder sentence to 13 years and five months
    South_africa%e2%80%99s_supreme_court_increased_oscar_pistorius%e2%80%99_murder_sentence_to_13_years_and_five_months 2017-11-24 08:58:28 UTC
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Supreme Court increased Oscar Pistorius’ murder sentence on Friday to 13 years and five months after the state argued that his original sentence of six years was “shockingly lenient”. Pistorius was imprisoned in July last year after being found guilty on...

  • Mass murderer Charles Manson died at age 83
    Mass_murderer_charles_manson_died_sunday_at_age_83 2017-11-20 17:58:25 UTC
    Manson and members of his "family" of followers were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area in August 1969. Prosecutors said Manson and his followers were trying to incite a race war he dubbed "Helter Skelter," taken from ...

  • Agatha Christie, ‘Queen of Crime,’ is Returning to the Big Screen
    Agatha_christie__%e2%80%98queen_of_crime_%e2%80%99_is_returning_to_the_big_screen 2017-11-06 07:05:51 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Agatha Christie, the author dubbed the ‘Queen of Crime,’ is returning to the big screen after a decades-long absence with an adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express,” directed by Kenneth Brannagh. Starring Brannagh as eccentric detective Hercule Poirot, the film premiere...

  • House of Cards Season 6 Suspended after Kevin Spacey Allegation
    House_of_cards_season_6_suspended_after_kevin_spacey_allegation 2017-11-01 05:46:45 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc indefinitely halted production of political drama “House of Cards” on Tuesday following an allegation of sexual misconduct against series star Kevin Spacey. Producer Media Rights Capital and Netflix “have decided to suspend production on House of Cards seaso...

  • Harry Belafonte: Hitler is not too far from our door
    Harry_belafonte-_hitler_is_not_too_far_from_our_door 2017-10-23 20:39:44 UTC
    Legendary civil rights activist, singer, and actor Harry Belafonte took the stage over the weekend at what he said would be his last public appearance and issued a stark warning about what he thinks may be in store for America. Ninety-year-old Belafonte, who recently said he thinks "the nation...

  • Emmys 2017: Full list of winners from the 69th annual awards
    Emmys_2017-_full_list_of_winners_from_the_69th_annual_awards 2017-09-18 04:29:40 UTC
    <The stars of the small screen stepped out from behind the camera Sunday night for the 69th annual Emmy Awards. While some of the nominees were TV legends, others arrived at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with empty trophy stands. Check back throughout the night as we update the winne...

  • Aretha Franklin announced to return to her hometown of Detroit
    Aretha_franklin_announced_to_return_to_her_hometown_of_detroit 2017-08-19 21:21:55 UTC
    Aretha Franklin, who has reigned as the Queen of Soul for some 50 years, has announced plans to return to her hometown of Detroit and open a nightclub. The chart-toping Motown legend will not have to travel far: she currently lives in a suburb near the Motor City that gave birth to her musical...

  • 'Step' - the inspirational story of black Baltimore teens facing adversity
    'step'_-_the_story_of_black_baltimore_teens_facing_adversity 2017-08-05 19:11:08 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of black teenage girls stomp, clap and shout in unison in step dance routines, channeling their anger, frustration and hopes into powerful performances in a new documentary "Step," out in U.S. theaters this week. The journey of the founding class of the step tro...

  • Stephen Colbert brings a Trump cartoon character to Showtime
    Stephen_colbert_brings_a_trump_cartoon_character_to_showtime 2017-07-29 01:08:52 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Trump is returning to television - this time as a cartoon character in a Showtime series produced by television talk show host Stephen Colbert. The yet-to-be-titled 10-episode series will make its debut in the fall, the cable network said on Thursday. It will follow a c...

  • Kathryn Bigelow: Racially charged 'Detroit' is a really important story that needs to be told
    Director_and_producer_kathryn_bigelow 2017-08-05 18:52:00 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As a white filmmaker from Northern California, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was aware she may not be the "perfect person" to bring the racially charged story behind the 1967 Detroit riots to the big screen. But the resonance of Bigelow's "Detroit" with the pre...

  • O.J. Simpson wins parole, soon out of prison
    O.j._simpson_wins_parole 2017-07-20 20:44:07 UTC
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison in October after nine years behind bars, but he is far from free of his financial woes. The 70-year-old football star, who won his release from a Nevada parole board on Thursday after serving time for a botched robbery, is l...

  • Trump taught his children: Fight dirty and win, no matter the cost
    Donald_trump_taught_his_children_to_fight_dirty_and_win__no_matter_the_cost 2017-07-29 01:08:46 UTC
    Donald Trump taught his children to fight dirty and win, no matter the cost. Decades before Donald Trump Jr. started making headlines as a First Son with a controversial record of meeting with Russian nationals, President Donald Trump‘s eldest child was a self-confessed hard-partying fraterni...

  • Trump shows his chauvinist attitude in France
    France_-_trump_shows_his_chauvinist_sexist_attitude 2017-07-14 01:54:45 UTC
    (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised French first lady Brigitte Macron for being in <i>"such good shape"</i> on Thursday during his state visit to France, according to a video on the French government's Facebook page. Trump, 71, who has come under fire for his comments about women's...

  • Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party: "How much of this country are they willing to sell out?"
    Joe_scarborough_is_leaving_the_republican_party-_%22how_much_of_this_country_are_they_willing_to_sell_out_%22 2017-07-12 01:44:31 UTC
    MSNBC host, and former Republican member of Congress, Joe Scarborough announced he is leaving the GOP during a taping of Tuesday's <i>Late Show With Stephen Colbert.</i> "I'm not going to be a Republican anymore," Scarborough said. "I've got to become an independent." The conservative pundi...

  • US President Trump tried to blackmail the hosts of MSNBC's “Morning Joe”
    Us_president_trump_tried_to_blackmail_the_hosts_of_msnbc's_%e2%80%9cmorning_joe%e2%80%9d 2017-06-30 20:05:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Two television hosts assailed by Donald Trump questioned his mental health on Friday and charged that the White House had tried unsuccessfully to get them to apologize to the president for unfavorable coverage in exchange for his getting a negative tabloid story about them killed. ...

  • Large crowds turned out for Pride marches in San Francisco & New York
    Large_crowds_turned_out_for_pride_marches_in_san_francisco___new_york 2017-06-26 07:01:24 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK — Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in New York City and San Francisco, the two U.S. places most associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, with the East Coast city bringing a more political flavor to the event sparked by ...

  • Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor
    Daniel_day-lewis_will_no_longer_be_working_as_an_actor 2017-06-21 06:02:14 UTC
    LOS ANGELES — Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" , "In the Name of the Father" , "Lincoln" and "Gangs of New York." Day-Lewis, 60, the...

  • Amal Clooney has given birth to twins: Ella and Alexander
    Amal_clooney_has_given_birth_to_twins 2017-06-06 17:04:40 UTC
    George and Amal Clooney Welcome Daughter Ella and Son Alexander. Amal Clooney gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, on Tuesday, her husband George Clooney's publicist said, the first children for the international human rights lawyer and her movie star spouse. Amal Clooney and the Oscar-wi...

  • Roger Moore dies at 89 after "a short but brave battle with cancer"
    Roger_moore_dies_at_89_after_%22a_short_but_brave_battle_with_cancer%22 2017-05-23 18:25:59 UTC
    LONDON — Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said. His 12 years as action man 007, the fictitious spy with a voracious appetite for danger and sex, made Moore a milliona...

  • Eva Longoria's Character Fancies Her Son's Teacher in 'Decline and Fall'
    Eva_longoria's_character_fancies_her_son's_teacher_in_'decline_and_fall' 2017-05-12 23:25:00 UTC
    She's smitten. Eva Longoria stars in the upcoming TV adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's 1928 novel, Decline and Fall, and Us Weekly has an exclusive sneak peek. The Desperate Housewives alum, 42, plays Margot Beste-Chetwynde in the series, which is set in the Roaring Twenties. In the clip, Beste-Che...

  • Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into western Mosul
    Iraqi_forces_have_pushed_deeper_into_western_mosul 2017-03-01 07:27:29 UTC
    By Isabel Coles and Maher Chmaytelli | MOSUL/BAGHDAD, IRAQ — Iraqi army units shut the last main exit out of the ISIS's stronghold in western Mosul, controlling access to the city from the northwest, a general and residents there said on Wednesday. The army's 9th armored division is within...