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Team GB's showboating boxer Ben Whittaker, 24, has gone from being kicked out of school and sacked from two jobs for hiding in the toilets to fighting for Olympic gold.
Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival, North America’s largest genre dedicated film festival, will host a special pre-festival screening of James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” on Wednesday evening, before kicking off in earnest on Thursday and running Aug. 5-25. Much of this year’s event will be held online, as travel to and from Montreal is still […]
“The Chi” has been renewed for Season 5 at Showtime. News of the renewal comes just after the series aired its Season 4 finale. Per Showtime, the series is averaging 4.2 million viewers per episode this season. Season 4 spotlights the benefits and challenges of community policing on the South Side after Jake (Michael V. […]
Anjalee Khemlani joins Myles Udland and Brian Sozzi to discuss the latest COVID news, including COVID cases rising along with vaccination rates and the possibility of lockdowns fueled by concerns over the Delta variant.
Sifan Hassan bagged the first of what she hopes will be an unprecedented hat-trick of track golds while Kenya's astonishing run of victories in the men's steeplechase ended as boiling sun gave way to torrential rain at the Olympic athletics on Monday. The conditions caused a delay to the field events, Valarie Allman eventually winning the women's discus with her opening throw - an unlikely source for the United States' first athletics gold of the Games. If Dutchwoman Hassan is going to bag her remarkable treble, nobody can say she had it easy as she began the day by falling on the last lap of her 1,500 metres heat, only to spring up and charge through the field to finish first.
Stocks gained on Monday, looking to kick off August trading on a high note after a winning July.
Shares of General Electric traded higher on Monday as the industrial giant’s 1-for-8 reverse stock split became effective.
Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern coastal resorts in drought-hit Turkey on Monday and the government faced fresh criticism of its handling the disaster. Seven fires were still burning, fanned by temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F), strong winds and low humidity, Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli said. Drone footage filmed by Reuters showed grey hillsides near the resort of Marmaris where fires left smouldering buildings and blackened tree trunks.
Actor Nia Long has joined the cast of Netflix’s upcoming romantic comedy “Plus/ Minus.” Long, whose recent onscreen credits include the thriller “Fatal Affair,” 1960s-set drama “The Banker” and “Roxanne Roxanne,” will appear alongside “Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart and Luke Wilson. The previously announced ensemble also includes “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” actor Danny […]
A referendum backed by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on whether to investigate Mexico's former political leaders has fallen short of the required turnout though it had overwhelming backing from those who voted, initial results showed on Monday. Mexico's National Electoral Institute said that, according to a preliminary count of nearly 99% of ballots, 97.7% of participants supported the proposal of putting the decisions of previous political leaders under investigation. Speaking at his regular news conference, Lopez Obrador said he was pleased with the outcome, arguing it marked the start of a practice that would become a "habit" for Mexican voters.
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Morocco's Soufiane El Bakkali broke Kenya's stranglehold on the men's 3000m steeplechase.
Netherlands' Sifan Hassan unleashed her sizzling pace in the final lap to win the women's 5,000 metres gold medal on Monday and kick off her bid for an unprecedented Olympic treble. The Ethiopian-born middle-distance runner has confirmed that she will add the 1,500 metres event to her 5,000m and 10,000m runs at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium. The 28-year-old Hassan is the reigning world champion in the 1,500 and 10,000.
If the Lions win a Super Bowl, one bettor will cash in.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― The Small and Medium Enterprises Association (Samenta) has demanded an explanation from the Pearl View Hotel, Seberang Perai vaccination centre (PPV) on its recent notice of...
On Sunday, announced plans to acquire Australia-based Afterpay as it taps into the ‘buy now, pay later’ space. The deal is valued at $29 billion and is expected to be paid in all-stock.
Germany on Monday sent a warship to the South China Sea for the first time in almost two decades, joining other Western nations in expanding its military presence in the region amid growing alarm over China's territorial ambitions. China claims swathes of the South China Sea and has established military outposts on artificial islands in the waters that contain gas fields and rich fishing. The U.S. Navy, in a show of force against the Chinese territorial claims, regularly conducts so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in which their vessels pass close by some of the contested islands.
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Australian track cyclist Alexander Porter had a lucky escape when his handlebars failed while he was riding at 60kph in the qualifying round at the Olympics on Monday. The Australian quartet looked set for a fast time before Porter crashed heavily after the mechanical failure. Porter looked shaken and suffered cuts and track burns but was assessed and allowed to ride again as Australia were allowed a re-run under the UCI's 'mishap' rules.