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The familiar story of a new recruit rising through the ranks of organized crime is given a punchy female Asian twist in “Snakehead.” , this first narrative feature by documentary maker Evan Jackson Leong (“Linsanity”) is highlighted by outstanding performances by Shuya Chang as the fearless newbie and Jade Wu as the matriarch of a […]
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Over half a million teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 years’ old have received one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme...
Plunking opponents with fastballs is stupid and dangerous. Doing so because of your own mistake is next level.
Some of the biggest names in pop, from Billie Eilish to BTS and Elton John, will lend their star power to Global Citizen Live on Saturday for a round-the-world event to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality and famine.
Live from the fictional Conner family living room in Lanford, Ill., ABC’s “Roseanne” spinoff called real-life fans while also telling a new story about navigating major relationship and other life changes, including planning a wedding. The fourth season premiere episode of “The Conners,” titled “Trucking Live in Front of a Fully Vaccinated Studio Audience,” took […]
Robert Lewandowski has hinted he could finish his career at Bayern Munich as the Bundesliga leaders prepare for Friday's away match at bottom side Greuther Fuerth.
Mexico this month celebrates 200 years of independence from Spain, the former colonial ruler with which it has a "love-hate" relationship today.
Thunderstorms brought multiple rounds of heavy rainfall to the Baltimore-Washington area on Wednesday, September 22, creating the potential for flash flooding and isolated tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) forecast.This footage filmed by Erick Kirchner shows wind driving rain across a parking lot in La Vale, Maryland, on Wednesday night.Severe thunderstorms were expected to remain in the area until Wednesday evening while flooding would remain a threat through Thursday, according to the NWS. Credit: Erick Kirchner via Storyful
When Masi Oka was first approached to provide a voice for “Star Wars: Visions” — Lucasfilm’s sensational new anthology series for Disney Plus that presents nine “Star Wars” shorts by seven Japanese anime studios — it did not take much to convince the actor to say yes. “Star Wars: A New Hope” was the first movie […]
Severe storms caused flooding across areas of Maryland on September 22.The National Weather Service reported the flooding could continue through Thursday afternoon.This video taken by Timothy Butz in Severna Park, Maryland, shows heavy rainfall. Credit: Timothy Butz via Storyful
A man in Watsonville, California, broke down in tears after being reunited with his emotional support dog that was missing for three days, local police said.In footage posted by Watsonville police on September 22, a police officer knocks on the door of a man’s home to reunite him with his lost dog.Police said the man, who they called Gary, had reported his “emotional support companion”, Arrow, missing on Saturday.They said they found the Champion Doberman Pinscher, valued at more than $3,000, three days later after identifying a woman who had found Arrow and taken him home.“There was nothing but tears of joy when Officer Angel Hernandez reunited Gary with his best friend,” police said. Credit: Watsonville Police Department via Storyful
A brawl between supporters of Olympique de Marseille and Angers SCO spilled onto the field after a Ligue 1 match between the two sides at Raymond Kopa Stadium in Angers, France, on September 22.These videos posted to Twitter by @SauveurHumanite shows fans fighting in the stadium stands before the incident moves on to the field, drawing security guards wearing high-visibility clothing. Credit: @SauveurHumanite via Storyful
The ruling Communist Party’s campaign to tighten control over China’s industries and use less foreign technology is slashing economic growth, a foreign business group warned Thursday. The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China appealed to Beijing to reverse course and open state-dominated markets wider. Its report adds to warnings about the costs of Beijing’s strategy at a time when economic growth is in long-term decline and the workforce is aging and shrinking.
China should abandon a top-level strategy promoted by President Xi Jinping to increase self-reliance, or risk harming innovation and growth prospects, said a European business group on Thursday. "There are troubling signs that China is increasingly turning inwards ... and this tendency is casting considerable doubts over the country's future growth trajectory," the report from the European Chamber of Commerce said. China has been trying to cut its dependence on overseas markets and technology in its long-term development, a shift brought on by a deepening rift with the United States, in a so-called "dual-circulation" strategy.
Facebook CTO Mike “Schrep” Schroepfer will resign from the post sometime in 2022, after 13 years leading technology operations for the biggest social media company in the world. Facebook said Schroepfer will become a “senior fellow” at the company next year, working on initiatives such as recruiting and developing technical talent and “fostering the company’s […]
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched the Season 6 season premiere, part one, of “The Masked Singer,” which aired September 22 on Fox. Basketball star Dwight Howard will at least have more time now to focus on bringing a championship back to Los Angeles. The Lakers player was the first […]
"Effective Nov. 1, 2021, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee will require all USOPC staff, athletes and those utilizing USOPC facilities – including the training centers – to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland wrote in a letter reviewed by Reuters. "This requirement will also apply to our full Team USA delegation at future Olympic and Paralympic Games." Athletes and staff would have to opportunity to obtain a medical or religious exemption to the mandate, the USOPC said.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are still fighting about custody — and now their 1,000-acre French estate.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he has tried to arrange a conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron but has been unsuccessful so far, a week after his cancellation of a major submarine deal sparked a diplomatic row with Paris. Morrison, speaking in Washington on Wednesday, said he would be patient in rebuilding ties with France. Paris has recalled its ambassadors from Canberra and Washington, saying it was blindsided by Australia's decision to build nuclear-powered submarines with the United States and Britain rather than stick with its contract for French diesel submarines.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Health Ministry has disclosed another 487 deaths related to Covid-19 as of midnight yesterday, bringing the country’s human losses from the disease to 24,565 lives....