India, Australia call for global action in Afghanistan
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India, Australia call for global action in Afghanistan
When shall we three meet again? After taking a year off from indoor screenings due to COVID-19, the New York Film Festival returned to Alice Tully Hall on Friday night with the world premiere of “The Tragedy of Macbeth.” Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, who play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in the adaptation of the […]
The KNP Complex Fire burning in Tulare County, California, grew 8,522 acres within 24 hours, reaching about 36,850 acres and remaining at zero percent containment as of Friday, September 24, according to fire officials.On Friday, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office issued a new evacuation order due to the nearby Windy Fire burning south of the KNP Complex, both of which are burning within the Sequoia National Park.Fire crews were prioritizing the protection of life and property in impacted communities, the Giant Sequoia Groves, and infrastructure within the Sequoia National Park, Cal Fire said.This footage filmed by Twitter user @psuweatherman shows smoke plumes filling a hazy, orange sky near the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. The second clip is a 20-minute timelapse taken on Friday. Credit: @psuweatherman via Storyful
Europe captain Padraig Harrington has benched Rory McIlroy from Saturday's morning foursomes matches after the first two-loss day of the four-time major winner's Ryder Cup career.
A “game of chicken” is commonly known as a conflict between two parties where neither wants to yield, but both are hoping to avoid embarrassment and failure. That seems to be the pervading psychological dynamic right now at Paramount Pictures, as it continues to topple its legacy leadership structure in favor of a streaming-first future under new studio chief […]
Two Canadian citizens who were detained by Beijing for more than 1,000 days have left Chinese airspace and will arrive back in Canada early on Saturday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters on Friday. Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were picked up in December 2018, shortly after Vancouver police arrested Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on a U.S. warrant. Shortly before Trudeau spoke, Canadian media reported that Meng flew back to China after reaching a deal with U.S. authorities.
Former USC Song Girls coach Lori Nelson ran a "hostile and unhealthy" program before she resigned, the school found.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 — The Ministry of Health logged 250 more deaths due to Covid-19 as of midnight, bringing the total number of fatalities from the pandemic here to 24,931. Out of the new deaths...
Rob Zombie’s Munster Mansion is almost complete. The filmmaker and musician recently posted an update on his Instagram sharing a series of photos of Mockingbird Lane. Captioning the photo collection “Mockingbird Lane Lives Again,” Zombie wrote, “It’s a beautiful day in Budapest and good old Mockingbird Lane is coming along perfectly. Who wouldn’t want to […]
South Korea's Ok Rae-yoon stunned reigning world champion Christian Lee to clinch the ONE Championship lightweight title at the ONE: Revolution event.
Price revealed she contracted COVID in late July but has not been heard from since being released from the hospital
Academy Award-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins will receive the Visionary Award at the 2021 VIEW Conference, which runs from Oct. 17 to Oct. 22 in Turin, Italy, with both in-person and virtual events. “Roger Deakins is one of the true living legends of filmmaking,” says conference director Maria Elena Gutierrez. “Throughout his career, he has captured […]
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Additional evacuations were ordered on La Palma in the Canary Islands on September 24, as the Cumbre Vieja volcano blew open new vents that spewed lava and other material onto the island.The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (INVOLCAN) measured an increase in explosive activity on Friday afternoon. The agency later confirmed that new vents emitting volcanic material had opened.Citing increased dangers posed by the volcano on Friday, authorities in the Canary Islands expanded evacuation zones on La Palma.This footage, released by Spain’s Guardia Civil on Friday, shows a member of the force carrying a goat in his arms during evacuation operations. Credit: Guardia Civil via Storyful
Ball-blasting Bryson DeChambeau's incredible 417-yard monster shortcut drive to set up a pivotal eagle on Friday quickly became the talk of the opening day of the Ryder Cup.
Paul Hogan did a rare interview with Yahoo Entertainment in 2020 looking back at his famed 1986 breakout comedy.
The Fawn Fire burned 9,850 acres across Shasta County, California, and was 10 percent contained as of Friday, September 24, according to Cal Fire.Footage filmed by Alekz Londos shows the Fawn Fire burning in the early hours of Friday morning. Later in the footage, aircrafts can be seen dropping retardant on the fire burning near Bear Mountain.At least 25 structures have been destroyed by the Fawn Fire, Cal Fire confirmed, as crews continued surveying the damage caused by the fire, Battalion Chief JT Zulliger said during a press conference.The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office issued a new evacuation order for parts of the county on Friday afternoon. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on Friday officially apologized for their role in the country's notorious residential school system for the first time, after refusing to do so for years despite public pressure. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is the national assembly of bishops in Canada, formally recognized by the Catholic Church and part of a global network of conferences. Starting in 1831 and as recently as 1996, Canada's residential school system forcibly separated indigenous children from their families, subjecting them to malnourishment and physical and sexual abuse in what the country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2015 called "cultural genocide."
The NBA on Friday denied a request from Andrew Wiggins for religious exemption from the Covid-19 vaccine, meaning the Golden State Warriors swingman will be unable to play home games for the club.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday signed a new law that restricts access to abortion-inducing medications, just weeks after the state rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures. The law on medications prohibits mail-order abortion-inducing drugs and says doctors in the state are only allowed to prescribe them up to seven weeks after conception. "Texas continues to lead the way in protecting unborn children and fostering a culture of life," Abbott said in a written statement.
An injured snapping turtle enjoyed a drink during his stay at a wildlife center in Cape Neddick, Maine.The Center for Wildlife posted video on Friday, September 24, showing the turtle enjoying a drink of water and looking up at his caretakers between sips.The center said the turtle, who they estimate to be between 40 and 50 years old, was hit by a car and suffered wounds to the body cavity. Until its wounds heal, the center said the turtle cannot be in water.“It’s hard to explain, but we can feel his body relax and get excited to be in the water,” the center said. Credit: Center for Wildlife via Storyful