For all the piles of research and miles of column inches that have been devoted to it, the controversy over the creative authorship of "Citizen Kane" — a kerfuffle that’s now 50 years old, and one that’s been given new heat by the release of David Fincher’s "Mank" — would seem to revolve around a […]
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Across the globe, teams paid tribute to Diego Maradona on Saturday with moments of silence before European soccer games and a touching gesture from New Zealand's rugby team. Manchester City and Burnley players and coaches stood and applauded as a video showed Maradona’s famous solo run and goal for Argentina against England in the quarterfinals of the 1986 World Cup. “Football will never forget Diego.”
Sean Astin has revealed the brutal criticism he received from Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson during filming.
Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was killed on Friday, led a life of such secrecy that even his age was under wraps but much about the clandestine nuclear weapons programme he is believed to have run has long been known. The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said it suspected Fakhrizadeh oversaw secret work to fit a warhead on a ballistic missile, test high explosives suitable for a nuclear weapon and process uranium. Iran insists it never had such a programme nor any ambition to make a bomb.
Barack Obama has said "yes, you can" to Drake's ambition of playing the former president in a biopic. In a new interview with Complex's Speedy Morman, Obama gave the rapper his official "stamp of approval" should the opportunity arise. "I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants," Obama told […]
VIDEO SHOWS: HIGHLIGHTS FROM MACAU TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINALS AS CHEN XINGTONG, SUN YINGSHA MAKE THE WOMEN'S FINAL AND MA LONG AND WANG CHUQIN MAKE IT THROUGH TO THE MEN'S FINAL WITH WINS IN THEIR SEMIS SENDING WITH SHOTLIST, COMPLETE SCRIPT TO FOLLOW SHOWS: MACAU (NOVEMBER 28, 2020) (IMG - SEE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE USE) (CHEN MENG [BLUE] v CHEN XINGTONG [RED]) 1. MENG SERVING / MENG WINS RALLY 2. XINGTONG SERVING / XINGTONG WINNING RALLY 3. MENG SERVING AT MATCH POINT TO XINGTONG / XINGTONG WINS WITH SMASH 4. PLAYERS TOUCH BATS TO CONGRATULATE EACH OTHER ON MATCH (SUN YINGSHA [BLACK] v WANG MANYU [RED]) 5. MANYU SERVING / MANYU WINNING RALLY 6. REPLAY OF POINT 7. YINGSHA SERVING AT MATCH POINT TO MANYU / YINGSHA WINS POINT AFTER LUCKY HIT OFF NET 8. REPLAY OF POINT 9. YINGSHA SERVING AT MATCH POINT FOR HERSELF / MANYU HITS BALL LONG / YINGSHA WINS 10. PLAYERS TOUCHING BATS (MA LONG [BLACK] v LIN GAOYUAN [RED]) 11. LONG SERVING AT SECOND SET DECIDING POINT / LONG WINNING RALLY TO CLINCH SECOND SET 12. LONG SERVING / LENGTHY RALLY WON BY LONG AFTER GAOYUAN HITS BALL LONG 13. REPLAY OF POINT 14. LONG SERVING AT SET POINT TO GAOYUAN IN THIRD SET / LONG HITTING BALL LONG / GAOYUAN WINNING THIRD SET TO HALVE LONG'S LEAD (WANG CHUQIN [RED] v MATTIAS FALCK [BLUE]) 15. FALCK SERVING / CHUQIN WINNING POINT IN SHORT RALLY 16. CHUQIN SERVING AT MATCH POINT / CHUQIN SERVING ACE TO WIN MATCH 17. PLAYERS TOUCHING BATS
England did just about enough to subdue a spirited but limited Wales with a 24-13 victory in Llanelli on Saturday to secure top spot in Autumn Nations Cup Group A and set up a probable title decider against France at Twickenham next week. A Johnny Williams try gave new-look Wales an early lead but they were second-best for most of a messy, largely forgettable match as Henry Slade and Mako Vunipola crossed for England and, after their powerful bench wrested control, captain Owen Farrell brought them home with four penalties. England topped the group with 13 points from their three wins.
Tensions escalated during protests in Paris on November 28 as thousands took to the streets over a new law that would restrict sharing images of police officers.A controversial provision of the law would make it a crime to publish photos or video footage of police officers on duty with intent to harm their “physical or psychological integrity.” The nationwide protests on Saturday came after footage showing officers beating a Black man went viral. President Emmanuel Macron condemned the footage on Friday and called it an “unacceptable attack.”This footage shows a crowd surrounding a fire burning on a boulevard near Place de la Bastille in Paris. Police fired tear gas to disperse rowdy demonstrators in what was a largely peaceful crowd, Le Monde reported. Credit: @_jollyfoxx via Storyful
Marseille put their humiliating losing run in the Champions League to one side as Florian Thauvin and Dimitri Payet were among the scorers in a 3-1 win over Nantes in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
England booked their place in next week's Autumn Nations Cup final with a 24-13 win away to Wales at Llanelli on Saturday.
Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones. Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. The company expects Monday to be the largest online sales day in U.S. history, with estimated spending of between $10.8 billion and $12.7 billion.
Talks between Britain and the European Union over a trade deal are continuing, British interior minister Priti Patel told UK media on Saturday. "Those talks are going to continue," Patel said. "As a government, we're very clear in our commitment to make sure that those talks continue so we can get to a conclusive end, but at the same time we are preparing in the way in which our country would expect us to prepare for the end of transition."
The Las Vegas, Nevada-based company did not mention the cause of his death but TechCrunch reported https://tcrn.ch/3mgA9CN, citing a spokesperson for Hsieh, that he died from injuries sustained in a house fire in Connecticut. In tribute to Hsieh, Governor of Nevada Steve Sisolak said in a post on Twitter, "Tony Hsieh played a pivotal role in helping transform Downtown Las Vegas."
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Longtime technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist and former CEO of Zappos Tony Hsieh died as a result of injuries sustained in a house fire Nov. 18 while visiting family in Connecticut, the New York Times reported. He was 46. Growing up in the Bay Area, he catapulted his career at 24 through his first company sale […]
The new measures were announced in a league-wide memo posted on the NFL's website late on Friday, a day after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, and do not apply to the four teams scheduled to play on Monday or Tuesday. "In response to the continuous increase in positivity rates throughout the country, as well as our understanding that a number of players and staff celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday with out-of-town guests, all in-person team activities on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, will be prohibited," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in the memo.
Atletico Madrid moved level with La Liga leaders Real Sociedad on Saturday after edging a tight contest at Valencia 1-0 that extends their domestic winning streak to six matches.
Alex Albon proved his character on Saturday when he bounced back from a confidence-sapping heavy crash in practice to claim fourth place on the grid at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Thousands of people took the streets in cities across France on November 28 to protest a new law that would restrict sharing images of police officers.A controversial provision of the law would make it a crime to publish photos or video footage of police officers on duty with intent to harm their “physical or psychological integrity.” The protests came after footage showing officers beating a Black man went viral in France. President Emmanuel Macron condemned the footage on Friday and called it an “unacceptable attack.”This footage shows protests in Lyon on Saturday. Scuffles broke out in Paris, where police fired tear gas after protesters launched fireworks, erected barricades and threw stones, France 24 reported. Credit: Bill Denbrough via Storyful