The head of U.S. forces in Europe said on Thursday that there was a low to medium risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine in the next few weeks. Asked by a lawmaker about the chances of an invasion in that timeframe, General Tod Wolters said: "Low to medium". Wolters said the chances of an invasion beyond the next few weeks would depend on a number of factors but, based on the current trajectory and disposition of Russian forces, that likelihood would start to wane.
The 48th annual Annie Awards, celebrating the best in animation, are taking place on Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m. PST. The ceremony — often a predictor for which film will win the best animated feature category at the Oscars — honors winners in 36 different animation-related categories, including independent feature, production design, effects animation, […]
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The United States announced a salvo of sanctions Thursday against Russia in retaliation for what Washington says are "destabilizing international actions," including attacks on American interests.
British royals William and Harry will not walk side by side in the procession at this weekend's funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's late husband Prince Philip, Buckingham Palace revealed Thursday.
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U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in a summit in late May, a statement from Moon's office said on Friday. The two leaders will discuss ways to develop the strong bilateral alliance between their countries and close cooperation to "achieve complete denuclearization and lasting peace" on the Korean peninsula, the statement from Moon's spokesman Kang Min-seok said. The statement comes a day before Biden is scheduled to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in Washington.
Franco-Egyptian filmmaker Namir Abdel Messeeh (“The Virgin, the Copts and Me”) has teamed with Paris-based production outfit Les Films d’Ici for his next feature, the autobiographical hybrid-doc “Life After Siham.” Building on themes he developed in his award-winning 2011 doc “The Virgin, the Copts and Me,” a self-reflexive exploration of family and identity that played […]
Independent music venues have been crushed by the pandemic, and last week’s breakdown of the Small Business Administration’s website has only delayed the $16 billion in federal relief they’re scheduled to receive. But they have received some financial aid from friends in high places, including Spotify, YouTube Music, and now Mick Jagger. The Rolling Stones […]
Britain's foreign ministry said it summoned Russia's ambassador on Thursday to express its concern about "malign behaviour" by the Russian state and show London's support for actions announced earlier in the day by U.S. President Joe Biden. A Foreign Office official "also stated the UK’s concern at the build-up of Russian military forces near the Ukrainian border and illegally annexed Crimea", the foreign ministry said.
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Early on in “Vanquish,” Ruby Rose as Morgan Freeman’s improbable housekeeper is very awkwardly chopping some vegetable — the awkwardness providing a rare plausible moment, as Rose seems an even less likely maker-of-dinner than she does slayer-of-many-criminal-goons. If she’d kept slicing that carrot or whatever for the remaining 90 minutes here, the results would have […]
Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Keenan joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel to discuss Coinbase customers saying that the platform is vulnerable to hacks.
The 48th Annie Awards, like almost every other major entertainment event in the last year, is going virtual on April 16, and the show will have a few surprises in store for those tuning in to the free program. “We’ve got some animation. We’ve done special graphics for the show. And because we won’t have […]
Amazon Prime Video debuted a trailer for “The Underground Railroad,” an original limited series from showrunner and director Barry Jenkins. All 10 episodes of the series, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, will premiere on May 14. “The Underground Railroad” follows Cora Randall’s journey to freedom in the antebellum South as bounty […]
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Gwen Stefani isn’t one to celebrate anniversaries. “I don’t really pay attention to that stuff,” Stefani tells Variety. “I know some people live by it, birthdays and all that, but it’s just not something I care about.” But as “Don’t Speak” — No Doubt’s biggest hit, from their third album, “Tragic Kingdom” — turns 25 […]
In a leadership shakeup, Tencent Music Entertainment Group has announced that Zhu (“Ross”) Liang has been appointed as the company’s new CEO, with Cussion Kar Shun Pang moving over to executive chairman of the company’s board of directors. According to the announcement, as CEO, Liang’s primary responsibility will be to oversee TME’s QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo […]
Debtors filing for personal bankruptcy often struggle to successfully include student debt for discharge, and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) thinks the current system is "fundamentally wrong."