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Jon Rahm remains the betting favorite after Round 2 of the U.S. Open, but there was plenty of movement behind him.
Steven Soderbergh is a fantastically eclectic filmmaker (you never know where he’s going to go next), but if you look back over his roughly 30 dramatic features it’s telling to consider how many of them are some variety of tricky old-school thriller or film noir powered by suspenseful screw-tightening. I’m talking about the “Ocean’s” trilogy, […]
Two executives from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday charged with collusion after authorities deployed a sweeping security law to target the newspaper, a scathing critic of Beijing.
Seth Curry saved the Philadelphia 76ers' season.
Adriana Veliz whispered affectionately as she removed a colony of bees from inside a statue in a Mexican backyard -- part of her mission to help save them from extinction.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — DAP veteran lawmaker Lim Kit Siang today urged Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to call for Parliament to convene again as soon as possible to avoid a potential...
Leona Maguire, who is trying to become the first Irish winner ever on the LPGA Tour, fired an eight-under 64 on Friday to grab a three-shot lead at the Meijer Classic.
A young wild boar in Hong Kong has sparked delight by hopping onto a Hong Kong subway train and leading staff on a merry cross-harbour chase that included boarding two separate trains.
Ryan Lochte returned from "rock bottom" to make the 200 IM finals at U.S. Olympic swimming trials. But on Friday, he wasn't quite fast enough.
The protesters, who were made up of labour unions and other activists, marched through Argentina's capital carrying banners calling for a strong welfare state and speaking out against the country's international debt obligations.Latin America's third-largest economy was in a deep crisis already before the pandemic hit. The health crisis is now expected to shrink around 12% this year, driving millions into poverty and leaving almost six out of every ten children and adolescents below the poverty line, United Nations data show.
A piece of art weaving together one of the great statesmen of the 20th century, an icon of the jet set and the world's first "super yacht" will go under the hammer at New York auction house Phillips on June 23.
Crowds gathered outside a Hong Kong court early on Saturday ahead of a hearing for two executives of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily charged under the city's sweeping national security law, in a case that has drawn international condemnation. Editor-in-chief Ryan Law, 47, and chief executive Cheung Kim-hung, 59, were among five Apple Daily executives arrested on Thursday when 500 police raided the outlet's newsroom, which authorities described as a "crime scene." The other three, Chief Operating Officer Chow Tat-kuen, Deputy Chief Editor Chan Puiman and Chief Executive Editor Cheung Chi-wai, were released on bail late on Friday, according to Apple Daily.
Extreme weather including a likely tornado left at least one person dead in the Auckland area on the morning of June 19, according to reports.Photographs showed containers strewn about at a Port of Auckland location on Saturday morning. In a statement, the port said that one person had been killed and at least two others injured. It wasn’t immediately clear how the death occurred.New Zealand’s Met Service said that the damage in Auckland was “likely caused by a tornado.”This video, taken in the suburb of Papatoetoe, shows damage in a residential area, as sirens ring in the background. Credit: Apaula Paselio Nuia via Storyful
River surfing is riding a wave of popularity in Missoula, Montana, a landlocked state best known for its mountains and national parks. Brennan’s Wave, the most popular and best-known river wave in the area, is a man-made stationary wave in downtown Missoula, on the Clark Fork River, used by surfers from April to the beginning of July, depending on snowmelt. Jason Shreder, owner of Zoo Town Surfers, a water sports company, believes the craze is mostly due to the accessibility of the sport itself. "You don’t need all the equipment that you need for kayaking. You grab your board, you grab your wetsuit," he says. "It’s also spectator friendly."
The practice of creating origin stories for well-known characters that are not the leading role in a narrative is reaching a fever pitch these days, but “Ratched” — Netflix’s 2020 series starring Sarah Paulson (above) as the younger, more stylish version of “One Flew the Cuckoo’s Nest” harridan nurse – might have kickstarted the craze given how much you could wring from such a scrupulous character. “My biggest challenge was we had so much rich material”, said series editor Shelly Westerman, who
The provider of digital currency kiosks has been placing its machines in retail locations at a fast rate over the past seven months.
Right-wing protesters clashed with opposing demonstrators in Oregon City, Oregon, on June 18, video taken in the area shows.Footage posted to Twitter by journalist Grace Morgan shows rival protest groups facing off, as some spray chemical irritants at one another.Members of the Proud Boys had assembled in the area for a planned “flag wave,” according to Morgan. Fliers posted to social media called for antifascist protesters to stage a demonstration to counter the presence of the Proud Boys. Credit: Grace Morgan via Storyful
Allyson Felix launched her quest to qualify for a fifth consecutive Olympics with a comfortable victory in the opening 400m heats at the US track and field trials on Friday.
Dave Portnoy, the founder of the popular sports pop culture website Barstool Sports, had his Twitter account suspended for a brief period on Friday night. It’s unclear what Portnoy did to warrant the suspension. A rep for Twitter did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment. His Twitter page was suspended but then was reinstated a short time later, albeit without his followers or verification. For the duration of the suspension, his profile page, @stoolpresidente, simply said “Ac
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reinforced the ruling Workers' Party discipline and appointed new members of its powerful politburo, state media KCNA reported on Saturday. The party's central committee held a plenary meeting for a fourth and last day where it reviewed organisational and ideological issues for its central leadership organ. Some members of the leadership expressed "remorse for failing to live up to the expectations," after Kim pointed out "serious problems" with their lifestyle, KCNA said, without elaborating.