The Russian president has called for citizens to get vaccinated so the country can hit the target.
"But I was on a runway and thinking, 'What do I do?'"
Pakistani authorities freed nearly 669 supporters of an outlawed radical Islamist group, hours after it agreed to end a week of violent protests following talks with the government. Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan's leader, however, will remain behind bars with charges pending against him, the country's interior minister said Wednesday. Saad Rizvi was arrested April 12 after threatening protests if the government did not expel France's ambassador over the publication in France of controversial cartoons depicting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
Tokyo Olympic organisers indicated on Wednesday they would delay making a decision on the limit for spectators in venues, possibly until June, as a resurgence in coronavirus cases complicates planning. Games organisers decided last month that international spectators would not be allowed into Japan, and had said they would decide in April on how many domestic spectators would be allowed into venues. But Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto told a news conference the decision would take more time while they study the coronavirus situation in the country.
The Oregon Zoo’s resident “branch manager” – a beaver named Filbert – has celebrated his 10th birthday.In this footage, shared by the Portland zoo on April 19, Filbert is seen chowing down on a birthday spread consisting of healthy treats.“Happy tenth birthday to branch manager of the year, Filbert!” the zoo wrote on Twitter.Filbert was born at the zoo in 2011 and was recently joined by a new beaver, Maple, in 2020. Credit: Oregon Zoo via Storyful
Nevertheless, she persisted. Elaine May, who turns 89 on Wednesday, has enjoyed a late career resurgence, earning a Tony Award for her work in Kenneth Lonergan’s play “The Waverly Gallery” and directing an acclaimed documentary on her friend and frequent collaborator Mike Nichols for American Masters. Even “Ishtar,” her much derided 1987 flop, clawed its […]
'Our findings can help develop improved and safer drugs.'
Just 14 running backs have been chosen in the first round over the last 10 NFL drafts.
A U.S. government commission on Wednesday urged the Biden administration to not send officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, citing religious persecution including China's repression of Uighur Muslims, which Washington has labeled genocide. President Joe Biden's administration signaled earlier this year that it had no plans to bar American athletes from participating in the Beijing Games.
On April 21, the San Diego Unified School District is set to receive more than 2,000 age-appropriate, LGBTQ-affirming books. It’s the largest delivery yet by Gender Nation, a nonprofit founded by actor Morgan Walsh, who plays Ginger Flynn on BET’s “Games People Play,” and Keiko Feldman, co-owner of Juris Prods. and a former KNBC-TV producer. […]
Exactly 30 years to the day since Whoopi Goldberg officially became an Oscar winner, the entertainer is reliving the moment over Zoom. Watching a clip from the 1991 Academy Awards telecast from her home in New Jersey, Goldberg breaks into a big smile as Denzel Washington opens the envelope and declares her the best supporting […]
The mantra that the pandemic has accelerated existing trends is evident across the entire Hollywood landscape. Variety’s virtual Entertainment Marketing Summit, presented by Deloitte on April 22, will analyze some of these trends. The most obvious is that filmgoers have been driven to at-home viewing. Other changes during this period include higher subscriber churn and […]
Germany, home to the Autobahn and a powerful motor industry, wants its citizens to spend less time driving and more time cycling to help save the planet. The government on Wednesday agreed a new national cycling strategy to boost bike use and safety by 2030. The plan, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said, would “make Germany a bicycle country.”
The USWNT do not want a repeat of 2016.
An alligator strolled through the parking lot of a North Fort Myers supermarket on April 16.Footage by Luke Vidal, who said the video was taken at approximately 6:45 am, shows the gator ambling across the Publix parking lot at Shoppes at Del Prado.Let’s hope it put on a mask before entering … Credit: Luke Vidal via Storyful
Russian police rounded up scores of protesters on Wednesday as allies of hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny staged nationwide protests over his failing health in jail. Supporters of President Vladimir Putin's most outspoken opponent fear he could die soon and are demanding he be given proper medical care. The confrontation over Navalny's fate has become another flashpoint in Moscow's dire relations with the West, already aggravated by economic sanctions, diplomatic expulsions and a Russian military buildup near Ukraine.
Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland, Brian Sozzi, and Julie Hyman discuss Foxconn’s plans to scale back its liquid-crystal-display plant in Wisconsin.
France will donate an initial 100,000 doses of AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine to developing countries this month, the first European Union member to send its own supplies to the COVAX initiative for poorer countries, an official said on Wednesday. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged EU countries to send 5% of their own vaccine supplies to developing countries to hamper the development of new variants and stop Russia and China from gaining a diplomatic advantage by sharing their shots. "France will inaugurate the European vaccine sharing mechanism with COVAX," an adviser to Macron said on Wednesday.
Aldon Smith turned himself in Tuesday.
Emergency services in Brunswick, Ohio – about 20 miles southwest of Cleveland – responded to a crash on April 18 in which a truck’s boom caught overhead utility wires, causing a power pole to snap and narrowly miss a car.This footage, posted by the Brunswick Ohio Police Department, shows the boom catching the power lines and sparks flying as the cables fall near a busy intersection on Sunday morning.Police said the truck failed to lower its boom after dropping off a dumpster at a local business. Live wires were on the vehicle and across the roadway, police said. Credit: Brunswick Ohio Police via Storyful