WarnerMedia Latin America has announced the leadership teams for HBO Max Latin America and HBO Max Europe ahead of the streaming platform’s rollout across the territories, planned for later this year. Christina Sulebakk will take the reins as general manager of HBO Max Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with Luis Duran filling the position […]
Germany on Wednesday nominated Christian Schmidt, a former government minister and lawmaker, to be the new international High Representative in Bosnia, whose office oversees the implementation of the country's 1995 peace accord. "The German government has a great interest in the development of Bosnia...and supports the country's prospective membership in the European Union." The Office of the High Representative (OHR) was set up as part of the Dayton peace accords that ended Bosnia's 1992-95 war to supervise the reconstruction of a country torn apart by the ethnic conflict, in which 100,000 people died.
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Russian forces have killed a Chechen separatist guerrilla commander believed to have been involved in a deadly bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport in 2011, authorities said on Wednesday. Aslan Byutukayev was one of six militants killed during a special operation in the village of Katyr-Yurt, about 1,500 km (930 miles) south of Moscow, Chechen regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov said. Byutukayev is supected of being behind a bombing that killed nearly 40 people in the arrivals hall of Domodedovo airport in 2011.
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Sunday's goalless draw with Manchester United at Anfield meant Liverpool had failed to score in three successive league games for the first time since March 2005. Klopp said his players were not fatigued but they need to improve in finishing off their chances. "We didn't score a lot, that doesn't mean our performances have dropped," Klopp told reporters before Thursday's Premier League game at home to Burnley.
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Lawyers for a British newspaper group that Meghan Markle is suing for publishing a private letter to her estranged father called on Tuesday for a full trial to "shed light" on the case.
Argentina hooker Julian Montoya has signed for English Premiership side Leicester Tigers, the club announced on Wednesday.
"All Premier League fixtures... to the last weekend of February will be made available to fans to watch live in the United Kingdom," the league said in a statement https://www.premierleague.com/news/1981099 on Wednesday. "These plans have been made with the cooperation of our broadcast partners, working with us to deliver these additional matches while stadiums are missing the supporters who are such an integral part of the game."
Daniel Kaluuya first realized that “Black Panther” would become a cultural phenomenon when he was shooting the 2018 Marvel superhero movie. In an interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors, Kaluuya and Tom Holland spoke together about their latest projects. In “Judas and the Black Messiah,” Kaluuya stars as civil rights leader Fred Hampton. And in […]
Spanish athletes investigated for doping could have their identities protected after Spain's High Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by the national anti-doping agency, ruling information on doping should be classified as health data. The country's anti-doping agency, AEPSAD, was found to have breached data protection by Spain's data protection agency when it published the name of an athlete in an investigation into taking banned substances.
A Polish judge critical of the ruling nationalists' judiciary reforms refused to appear for questioning at a prosecutor's office on Wednesday, the latest twist in a case that has come to symbolise the conflict between the government and some judges. Poland has been embroiled in a long-running dispute with the European Union over the rule of law, and the removal of Judge Igor Tuleya's immunity from prosecution in November by a disciplinary chamber the bloc says is not independent underlined the rift. He is facing disciplinary proceedings over allowing media access to a 2017 court hearing at which he ruled on a sensitive case regarding the lawfulness of a parliamentary vote on the budget criticised for not having opposition politicians present.
Sky Rojo now has a trailer and a release date
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is set to get broad parliamentary backing for 32 billion euros of extra spending for the COVID-hit economy, lawmakers said, after he narrowly survived this week's attempt by a junior coalition partner to unseat him. The stimulus package approved by the cabinet last week, due to be voted on in both houses of parliament late on Wednesday, will win support from across the political spectrum, government and opposition party sources said. The money will be used to help the hard-pressed national health service, fund grants to businesses forced to close due to coronavirus lockdowns, finance company furlough schemes and provide cover for a postponement of tax payment deadlines.
U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House with his wife Melania just after 8 a.m. (1300 GMT) by helicopter on his way to a sendoff event at Joint Air Force Base Andrews, where he promised supporters "we'll be back in some form" and listed his administration's accomplishments before flying off to Florida. Trump hailed his administration's record as he left the White House for the last time on Wednesday, hours before President-elect Joe Biden assumes the helm of a country beset by deep political divides and battered by a raging coronavirus pandemic.
Armed with a new outlook on life, Rory McIlroy is eager to get over a torrid 2020 and hit the reset button in Abu Dhabi at a tournament that has frustrated him as much as rewarded him.
Tom Holland is best known for his role as Spider-Man in the Marvel comic superhero movies. But it turns out, getting the role wasn’t an easy process for the 24-year-old British actor. Holland spent months agonizing about whether or not he’d be cast as Spider-Man, and he even worried about getting fired after his first […]
TheWrap is pleased to announce that award-winning reporter Beatrice Verhoeven has been promoted to Film Editor, leading the site’s coverage of the fast-changing film industry. Verhoeven, who joined TheWrap in 2015, will take a leading role in shaping coverage of the Hollywood studios and the rapidly changing landscape of the industry, after honing her skills as a senior film reporter. She will help lead coverage of key industry events such as the Sundance Film Festival and her work will also be featured in TheWrap’s premium PRO service, awards coverage and live events such as TheGrill and Power Women Summit conferences. “Beatrice has grown to become a pillar of TheWrap’s film industry coverage, a dogged and exacting reporter who has won the respect of Hollywood executives and creative talent for her accurate, thoughtful journalism,” TheWrap’s Executive Editor Thom Geier said. “We are proud to promote her to a new leadership position as the site continues to deepen and broaden its coverage of the film world.” Verhoeven said: “I’m eternally grateful to Thom and TheWrap’s founder and editor in chief, Sharon Waxman, for the continued support throughout the years and now for the opportunity to lead TheWrap’s film team. I look forward to working hand-in-hand with our reporters to provide the best film coverage for our readers.” Also Read: 'TheWrap-Up' Podcast: 'Perry Mason' Star Matthew Rhys A graduate of Loyola Marymount University who earned a Masters in Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, Verhoeven joined TheWrap as a blogger-reporter and rose through the ranks of the newsroom, most recently serving as senior film reporter. Her rise in the journalism world is more remarkable for the fact that she was born and raised in Germany, with English her second language. Verhoeven has written hard-hitting exposés about the inner workings of organizations ranging from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to the fashion-oriented event business Beautycon. She has also sat down with stars and filmmakers, exploring her passion for the content they produce — particularly in favorite genres like horror and true crime. In 2016, she was awarded second place at the L.A. Press Club’s National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards for coverage of the 2015 Sony studio hack, along with Wrap colleagues. Two years later, she teamed with Jeremy Fuster to place at the SoCal Journalism Awards in the gender/LGBTQ reporting category for a story about the dearth of female directors in studio films. Read original story TheWrap Promotes Beatrice Verhoeven to Film Editor At TheWrap