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Western powers hit Belarus with a wave of new sanctions on Monday in a coordinated response to Minsk's forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, an act that is set to prompt further economic sanctions. The European Union, the United States, Britain and Canada blacklisted more officials, lawmakers and ministers from the administration of President Alexander Lukashenko, whose air force intercepted the Ryanair plane flying between Athens and Vilnius on May 23 in what the West called state piracy. "We are united in our deep concern regarding the Lukashenko regime's continuing attacks on human rights, fundamental freedoms, and international law," the European Union, the United States, Britain and Canada said in a joint statement.
Steven Spielberg, a filmmaker synonymous with big-screen enchantment, has set a new deal with Netflix in which his production company, Amblin Partners, will make multiple feature films per year for the streaming giant. The partnership, one long courted by Ted Sarandos, Netflix chief content officer, is a major get for the company that, amid increasing competition, brings perhaps the most beloved film director more officially into the streaming fold. The deal announced Monday doesn't specifically include any movies to be directed by Spielberg.
Steven Spielberg's production company Amblin Partners has reached a multi-year deal to supply movies to Netflix Inc, the company said in a statement on Monday. Amblin, a global film and TV studio, will provide multiple movies per year to Netflix, the statement said. Spielberg, the Oscar-winning director of "Schindler's List" and "Saving Private Ryan," will continue to direct movies for Comcast Corp's Universal Pictures as part of a separate deal.
The 'Mrs Brown's Boys' spin-off is apparently the latest filming victim of the pandemic.
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Brazil's new "Bolsa Familia" welfare payments to the poor will average below 300 reais ($59.50) a month, sources familiar with the discussions said on Monday, less than the figure President Jair Bolsonaro had indicated last week. The revamped nationwide program is expected to come into effect in December this year or early next year, and average payments are certain to be increased from the current 190 reais a month. But with the Economy Ministry keen to keep control of the public finances and make sure its spending cap rule is not broken, the stipends are likely to be less than the 300 reais a month Bolsonaro flagged recently.
American Airlines is canceling hundreds of flights through mid-July partially due to labor shortages. Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita and Zack Guzman discuss.
The plan fulfills President Joe Biden's commitment to share 80 million U.S.-made vaccines with countries around the world. Of the 55 million remaining doses, some 41 million would be shared through COVAX, the White House said, with approximately 14 million going to Latin America and the Caribbean, some 16 million to Asia, and roughly 10 million to Africa.
Morrisons shares rocketed more than 30% to around 235p, up from 178.45p on Friday night, on the back of the takeover offer, giving the entire sector a boost.
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Manchester City have made a bid of 100 million pounds (138 million dollars) to Tottenham for England captain Harry Kane, according to reports on Monday.
President Joe Biden is expected to fall short of his commitment to shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad by the end of June because of regulatory and other hurdles, officials said as they announced new plans Monday for sharing the shots globally. The White House announced the final allocations for the doses, with 60 million shots going to the global COVAX vaccine sharing alliance and 20 million being directed to specific partners. A White House official said shipments will go out as soon as countries are ready to receive the doses and the administration sorts out logistical complexities.
Amblin Partners and Netflix have forged a partnership, one that will see the company headed by Steven Spielberg produce multiple new feature films for the streaming service every year. The pact gives Netflix access to one of the most legendary directors in the movie business at a time when competition in the streaming space is […]
Welcome to the “House Party,” Karen Obilom. The “Doom Patrol” and “Games People Play” star is the latest to join the cast of New Line’s “House Party” reboot, produced by the SpringHill Company for HBO Max. Obilom has signed on to play the female lead in the project, joining Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Tosin Cole and […]
The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place next year on February 27, 2022. That was the date originally reserved for the 94th Academy Awards — but with the Oscars moving to March 27, the SAG Awards will now fill that date. The show will return to a two-hour telecast and be simulcast […]
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The cost of health care in the U.S. has grown worse in recent years as Americans continue taking on unprecedented levels of medical debt.
Stocks rose on Monday, with the three major indexes looking to recover some of last week's steep losses as an initial jolt following the Federal Reserve's updated outlook for rates subsided.