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Pope Francis joked that "some people wanted me dead" and cardinals were already preparing to replace him after his colon surgery this summer, according to a media report Tuesday.
British police said on Tuesday a third Russian had been charged in absentia with the 2018 Novichok murder attempt on former double agent Sergei Skripal, saying they could also now confirm the three suspects were military intelligence operatives. The attack on Skripal, who sold Russian secrets to Britain, caused the biggest row between Russia and the West since the Cold War, leading to the tit-for-tat expulsion of dozens of diplomats after Britain pointed the finger of blame at Moscow. Russia has rejected any involvement, casting the accusations as anti-Russian propaganda.
The tennis sensation was attending a celebration hosted by British Vogue and Tiffany & Co.
GRAND-BERA, Haiti (Reuters) - Anaira Jules, who lived her whole life in a small hamlet in rural Haiti, had never set foot on a plane. Mourners fell into trance-like states or wept at the church funeral service for the 77-year old in Grand-Bera, in Haiti's central department of Artibonite. The night before the funeral, around 200 people played dominos and cards, drank ginger tea and clairin - Haiti's rustic, rum-like spirit - and ate local dishes under a tarpaulin outside the family house as a DJ played evangelical music.
We wonder what Her Majesty thinks of his impersonation...
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Under new U.S. rules, foreign nationals admitted to the United States on humanitarian grounds, who are not required to have COVID-19 vaccinations, will have to agree to be vaccinated upon arrival, according to a planning document seen by Reuters. The White House on Monday said it would lift restrictions https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/us-relax-travel-restrictions-passengers-uk-eu-november-source-2021-09-20 that bar many non-U.S. citizens from traveling to the United States by air starting in November. The United States will require nearly all foreign nationals age 12 and over to show proof of COVID-19 vaccines before entering the country.
Two huge entertainment shows make their comeback this evening, both featuring Noel Fielding.
A two-year-old’s insistence that she and her family’s pet cat be given some peace and quiet for a nap was captured on camera by her doting mother.Erin Merryn of Elgin, Illinois, shared footage of the adorable moment to YouTube, and told Storyful that her daughter, Claire, and pet cat Carrot are “best friends.”Merryn’s video shows the toddler making a shushing gesture before gently singing a version of You Are My Sunshine to the dozy feline. Credit: Erin Merryn via Storyful
Melbourne police made at least 44 arrests on September 21 during a second day of chaotic protests in the city that have followed the shutdown of Victoria’s construction sector.Thousands opposing lockdowns and vaccine mandates marched through the city in high-vis vests for several hours, blocking roads and the West Gate Bridge. Protesters chanted “Free Victoria,” among other slogans, threw objects at police, and lit flares. Videos on social media showed police vehicles being attacked.Hundreds of riot police were present, and used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowds, local media said.Footage posted by Tammie Winward shows protesters on the West Gate Freeway as a group of police officers moves in. Credit: Tammie Winward via Storyful
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Belgian choreographer Jan Fabre, one of Europe's most celebrated and controversial artists, will face trial next year on charges of sexual harassment and indecent assault, a court ruled Tuesday.
Sky Original’s fifth and final season of “Gomorrah,” RTL Group and Beta Film’s German-language “Sisi,” and Canal Plus’ hip-hop themed “All The Way Up” will — rather fittingly — join the David Tennant-led, Slim Film+Televison/Federation co-produced “Around the World in 80 Days” for an internationally accented edition of Canneseries, which plays from Oct. 8-13. Running […]
Finnish producers are hailing a new partnership aimed at combatting climate change on projects shooting in the country, says Anni Wessman, head of APFI, the film and TV producers’ association in Finland. The initiative, done in concert with the Albert international environmental nonprofit focused on the film and TV sector, will give producers a set […]
Vaccines were promoted as a silver bullet to end the pandemic, the path to finally beating Covid-19.
Does that mean there will be a season 4!?
President Joe Biden plans to defend his hasty troop withdrawal from Afghanistan on Tuesday in a speech to the United Nations, arguing it was needed to pivot U.S. policy to focus on a global challenge from China and climate change. Biden will make his first appearance at the United Nations since taking office as president in January.
Finnish series “Mister8,” produced by It’s Alive Films and sold internationally by Federation Entertainment, will celebrate its international premiere at Canneseries. The series festival will take place on Oct. 8-13 in Cannes, alongside the 37th edition of the MipTV market. Starring Krista Kosonen (spotted in “Blade Runner 2049”) and Pekka Strang, reuniting after their 2019 […]
A bevy of owners of local TV stations have already moved to stop selling ads based on traditional TV ratings. Nielsen intends to start helping the effort next year. The measurement giant, which has been under scrutiny in recent months for what media and advertising companies believe is a slower approach to transforming its long-held […]