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Yahoo Sports’ Liz Loza reports on the latest in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Yahoo Sports’ Liz Loza reports on the latest in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Australia's second-largest city will exit its coronavirus lockdown in late October if vaccine targets are met under an official roadmap released Sunday.
Mexico's president suggested Latin American and Caribbean nations form a bloc similar to the European Union.While at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit in Mexico City on Saturday, host President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said regional powers should consolidate.''It is time to end the lethargy and establish a new and vigourous relationship between the people of America. It seems to me that it is time to replace the policy of blockades and mistreatment, with the option of respecting each other, walking together and associating ourselves for the good of America, without violating our sovereignty.''Leftist leaders in the region gathered at the invitation of Lopez Obrador with the stated aim of weakening the Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS).Notably in attendance was Venezeula's Nicolas Maduro, Peru's new president, Pedro Castillo, and Cuba's Miguel Diaz-Canel.For years, leaders have expressed concern that the OAS is too close to the United States and have resented its exclusion of Cuba from its member states.Lopez Obrador told more than a dozen leaders that forming a new body could boost the region's unstable economies and empower countries to confront health and other crises.A new CELAC fund was also announced at the summit, to respond to natural disasters.
Algerians looked back on two decades of "missed opportunities" as flags flew at half mast Sunday ahead of the funeral of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Gunmen on a motorcycle Sunday shot dead a police constable guarding polio vaccination workers in rural northwest Pakistan, police said. Senior officer Khalid Suhail said the attack happened in the village of Dhal Behzadi about 75 kilometers (47 miles) south of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The attack came on the third day of a five-day polio vaccination drive across the province.
Myanmar anti-junta dissidents have carried out a bomb attack on security forces near Yangon, with several killed in an ensuing firefight, the military and media said.
Nassrullah Youssoufi and Abdul Wali were among more than 1 million refugees and migrants who reached Europe in 2015. The two Afghans don't know each other, but they share a fear-driven past: escaping their homeland on foot, bus, train or ferry and landing in a new country where they had no rights, not even the right to stay. Years later, the men live in France legally, one working as an asylum court interpreter in the capital and the other at a restaurant in the country's northeast.
“Camila Comes Out at Night,” which plays in main competition this weekend at San Sebastián, begins with teen Camila in a museum, gazing at a ancient photo. It’s of an indigenous Paraguayan girl, Niña Ache, who was captured by colonialists, made to work as a servant and finally interned in a psychiatric ward for her […]
There were three touchdowns scored in the final 2:55 of regulation, resulting in an epic finish.
England players are seeking assurances https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/england-confident-ashes-tour-amid-travel-negotiations-2021-08-13 their family members would be allowed to join them in Australia, which has closed its borders in an effort to control COVID-19, with limited flights and 14-day mandatory managed isolation for returning citizens. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said last month that it is "very confident" the Ashes, starting in Brisbane on Dec. 8, will go ahead as planned. Broad, 35, who is working on his fitness after he was ruled out of the recent India series following the first test due to a calf injury, said he would be happy to travel to Australia.
A car was seen with its front submerged in floodwater in Decatur, Alabama, as heavy rainfall hit the area on September 18.A flash flood warning was in place for the Decatur, Priceville and Trinity areas, with residents urged to seek higher ground and not drive.The National Weather Service bureau in Huntsville said it had received many reports of stranded motorists amid the flooding.This video, posted to Twitter by Addison McNutt, shows the car in the water. Credit: Addison McNutt via Storyful
The Only Way is Essex star Pete Wicks is known for his string of romantic relationships, but is pushing back against this reputation.
Traditionally an emblematic part of Spanish culture, bullfighting has struggled for survival in recent decades and although the big festivals still draw crowds, public interest in bullfighting has dwindled considerably.Josean Vega, a 41-year-old demonstrator, said he didn't think bullfighting was representative of Spanish culture anymore."It's not natural and it's out of place," he said outside the bullring in the east of the capital, where demonstrators gathered shouting "mission abolition."Another protester, 44-year-old Raul, agreed, adding that the demonstrators don't want bullfighting "to stand the test of time."A 2020 poll, published by the survey company Electomania, found that 47% Spaniards backed banning bullfighting while 18.6% opposed prohibition and 37% opposed bullfighting but did not want it to be banned.
After months with few significant new Hollywood releases, both “Dune” and ‘No Time to Die’ finalized their China opening dates on Sunday, officially confirming their outing in the world’s largest film market at a time when other major studio titles have been given the cold shoulder. The two films will hit in successive October weekends. […]
FORMER Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman passed away at 7:32 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021. She was 68.This was announced in a Facebook
Celebrated Andalusian production house La Claqueta, headed by producer Olmo Figueredo, will produce “Bella,” the debut animated feature from Spanish director Manuel H. Martín – with whom the company previously produced the award-winning documentary “30 Years of Darkness” and “El viaje mas largo,” and celebrated VFX supervisor Amparo Martínez Barco (“Marshland,” “The Head”). Martín also […]
Police searched a nature reserve for Brian Laundrie, the fiance of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito, in North Port, Florida, on September 18.Petito was reported missing by her family on September 11 and was believed to be in Teton National Park in Wyoming while traveling with Laundrie at the time, according to North Port Police.Multiple agencies including local police and the FBI were involved in the search for Laundrie in Carlton Reserve on Saturday; however, he was not wanted for any crime. Laundrie had entered the area earlier in the week, police said.This video posted to Facebook by the Lee County Sheriff was taken by a drone used in the search of Carlton Reserve. Credit: Lee County Sheriff via Storyful
In her apartment in suburban Berlin, Regina Lehmann despairs at the letter from her landlord, a big real estate group: the rent is going up.
Variety has been given exclusive first access to Agustín Banchero’s debut Uruguayan feature “Hilda’s Short Summer,” sold by FiGa Films and premiering in the New Directors section at this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival on Sunday, Sept. 19. “Hilda’s Short Summer” is produced by Tarkiofilm’s Virginia Bogliolo in Uruguay and Clarissa Guarilla from Brazil’s Arissas. […]
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has not ruled out seeking re-election to parliament within the next two years, he told Reuters in an interview, despite a corruption conviction that would block him from running. Najib's graft-tainted party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), clinched the premiership (https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/malaysias-king-expected-name-new-pm-after-rulers-meet-2021-08-20) last month after it was ousted from power three years ago over a multi-billion dollar scandal. Opponents had expressed fears that party leaders facing criminal charges could secure leniency once back in control.
After weeks on the road, traversing mountains and jungles, risking assault and drowning, thousands of Haitian migrants hoping to reach the United States have instead found themselves stranded in Mexico.