Fozzie shows his owner how he escaped the gate earlier in the day. So smart!
Fozzie shows his owner how he escaped the gate earlier in the day. So smart!
A Berlin district mayor aims to leave a controversial statue commemorating women who were held as sex slaves by Japan during World War II in its place - at least for now, the local government said Thursday, after Japanese officials asked for the statue to be removed. The issue of sex slaves, euphemistically called “comfort women,” has been a major source of friction between South Korea and Japan. In October, Berlin's Mitte district told a local Korean group to remove the statue, depicting a woman sitting next to an empty chair, after Japan expressed irritation.
Just nine months ago, a line would form each day outside Buenos Aires’ bustling Cafe Tortoni, people trying to get in to drink a cortado coffee in the Argentine Belle Epoque halls once frequented by writers and artists such as Jorge Luis Borges, Carlos Gardel and Federico García Lorca. Brenos Aires has long had a thriving cafe scene and its many historic cafes/bars — officially recognized as “cafes notables” for their contribution to the capital’s culture — are meeting points and tourist draws with their century-old architecture and nostalgia-soaked decor.
Overnight leader Sullivan shot five birdies and an eagle on the seventh hole of the Fire Course after a blip on the third that resulted in his first bogey. The English Championship winner's compatriots Matt Wallace and Ross Fisher were both three strokes behind in second place after registering identical rounds of 67. "It was basically just to stay patient and give ourselves as many chances as possible," Sullivan said.
Sweden has not needed face masks yet, a top health official said on Thursday, as deaths from the pandemic climbed above 7,000 and a day after the World Health Organization (WHO) expanded recommendations for when masks should be used. However, the Swedish Health Agency, largely behind Sweden's no-lockdown strategy, has refrained from recommending masks, citing poor evidence of their effectiveness and fears that masks might be used as an excuse to not isolate when experiencing symptoms.
CineLife Entertainment is handling the U.S. release of a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with a British voice cast including Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya, Martin Freeman, Simon Russell Beale and Andy Serkis. The film has been scheduled for more than 200 U.S. locations and will begin opening Dec. 4. through January. This retelling of the […]
The Czech government cleared stores, shopping malls, restaurants, bars and hotels to reopen Thursday, easing some of the most restrictive measures it imposed to contain a massive surge in coronavirus cases and allowing a semblance of normalcy to return ahead of the holidays. All of the Czech Republic's neighbors, including Germany, remain under various forms of lockdowns. The European Union warned member nations Wednesday not to rush into lifting their infection-control restrictions to prevent a post-Christmas increase in new virus cases and deaths.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Thursday that the world could be fighting the aftershocks of the Covid-19 pandemic for decades to come even if vaccines are quickly approved.
Brazilian midfielder Adailton scored a brilliant solo goal in the first half as FC Tokyo edged past Perth Glory 1-0 to seal the second round-of-16 spot from Group F in the Asian Champions League on Thursday.
About 29,000 chickens will be slaughtered in Germany after bird flu was found on another poultry farm, authorities said on Thursday. Type H5N8 bird flu was confirmed in a farm in the eastern area of Mecklenburgische Seenplatte, the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state government said. The 29,000 chickens are now being slaughtered and a 10-kilometre observation area is being set up covering 482 nearby farms with about 644,000 poultry, the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte local government authority added.
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The top court in Central African Republic (CAR) rejected on Thursday the candidacy of former President Francois Bozize in a Dec. 27 election being held despite security concerns because of fighting between rival militias. Bozize planned to run against President Faustin-Archange Touadera. Bozize, a former general who seized power in a 2003 coup and was overthrown in a 2013 rebellion, has denied the accusations against him.
The investigation into a 70-year-old Swedish woman detained this week on suspicion of imprisoning her adult son for nearly three decades will be closed, Stockholm prosecutors said on Thursday. No evidence of illegal imprisonment was found in the apartment where the man in his 40s was discovered and his injuries could not be attributed to inflicted violence, prosecutor Emma Olsson told Reuters. "Our forensic investigation of the apartment did not find signs which suggested the man was held there against his will," she said.
A proposed no-confidence motion against South African president Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday was postponed to next year, a senior parliamentary official said, after the small opposition party seeking Ramaphosa's removal asked a court for a secret ballot. The African Transformation Movement (ATM), which holds two seats in the 400-member lower house dominated by the ruling African National Congress, went to court on Wednesday to try and reverse an earlier decision declining a secret ballot and opting for an open vote during the no-confidence debate. The ATM wants Ramaphosa, who replaced his scandal-prone predecessor Jacob Zuma as South African president in 2018, removed over his handling of the weak economy, rampant corruption and even electricity cuts, according to the ATM motion launched in February but set down for Thursday.
In a little more than a decade, J Balvin — who is Variety's Hitmakers Collaborator of the Year — has become one of the biggest artists in the world, a feat made even more remarkable by the fact that he nearly always sings or raps in Spanish (he’s fluent in English but prefers to stay […]
Singapore's interior design industry will soon have an accreditation framework to differentiate practitioners based on qualifications and experience.
Dec.03 -- Providence Equity Partners Founder and Chairman Jonathan Nelson discusses which companies are best positioned to capture streaming video market share amid the decline of linear television. Nelson speaks exclusively with QuickTake Chief Correspondent Jason Kelly.
New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday attended a virtual session on Thursday in the presence of Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) president Deepa Malik, revered Indian para-athletes Devendra Jhajharia, Parul Parmar and Shatabdi Awasthi, secretary-general, PCI, Gursharan Singh and chief patron, PCI Avinash Rai Khanna.
Two times Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso, who will make a comeback with Renault next year at the age of 39, has been given special dispensation to take part in a post-season test intended for young drivers. Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul thanked the governing FIA on Thursday for allowing it "in recognition of our commitment to young drivers throughout junior motorsport and to Fernando’s own dedication to furthering the careers of young talents."
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