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Moana Pacifika have signed veteran international prop Sekope Kepu in a move which adds considerable experience to their squad for their inaugural season in the Super Rugby Pacific tournament. The 35-year-old Kepu played 110 tests for Australia before his international retirement in 2019.
Clouds above western Minnesota turned shades of rich red as the sun set on October 18.This footage by Carol Bauer captured the view from Clinton. The video also shows a moonglade as the moon rises in the east.“Where it’s flat in the prairie you can see an amazing sunset then turn around and see the near-full moon rising,” Bauer told Storyful. Credit: Carol Bauer via Storyful
New Zealand recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday as a Delta-variant outbreak that dashed the nation's "Covid Zero" hopes showed no signs of easing.
When Republican lawmakers in Tennessee blocked a policy to ease up on low-level marijuana cases, Nashville's top prosecutor decided on a workaround: He just didn't charge anyone with the crime. Meanwhile, in Georgia, the Gwinnett County solicitor vowed not to punish anyone for the crime of distributing food or water to voters in line. Tampa’s chief prosecutor says a law that allows law enforcement to detain protesters until their court date is “an assault on our democracy.”
Family members of Myanmar's pro-democracy prisoners crowded outside a jail Tuesday, hoping their relatives would be among thousands the junta has promised to release as it faces growing international pressure.
Derrick Henry rushed for three touchdowns and the Tennessee Titans staged a nail-biting late defensive stand to score a 34-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Monday.
Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation’s largest red state. The maps were approved late Monday night following outcry from Democrats over what they claimed was a rushed redistricting process crammed into a 30-day session, and one which gave little time for public input. “What we are doing in passing this congressional map is a disservice to the people of Texas,” Democratic state Rep. Rafael Anchia said to the chamber just before the final vote.
Have you signed up for Netflix, Disney Plus or HBO Max just to watch one new show or movie — then canceled for a few months until the next must-see thing comes out? Now there’s a name for this behavior: “churn and return,” a term coined by consulting firm Deloitte. It’s most common among younger […]
Asia-based TV production firm Beach House Pictures is launching Space Lion Studios, a Singapore-based post-production facility. The move is intended to capture work flowing from the current content boom in Asia and the expansion of streaming video platforms. The facility will offer services ranging from technical consultation and workflow planning, to editing, motion graphics design, […]
North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday in a continuation of its recent weapons tests hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on the North’s nuclear weapons program. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected one ballistic missile launched from an area around its eastern port of Sinpo and that the South Korean and U.S. militaries were closely analyzing the launch.
Kyle Schwarber blasted a record-breaking third grand slam as the Boston Red Sox routed the Houston Astros 12-3 to open up a 2-1 lead in baseball's American League Championship Series on Monday.
Vivienne Westwood reads a “letter to the Earth”Location: London, EnglandThe fashion designer is known for her environmental activismShe called for opening up land for wildlifeBRITISH FASHION DESIGNER AND ACTIVIST, VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, SAYING:"The first step is you've got to rewild because what rewilding is not to do with stop farming and let everything go, it's to do with start farming in collaboration with nature. Let nature bring the soil back to health."Her letter is part of a campaign urging for climate actionin the run-up to the UN COP26 global summit in ScotlandNigerian author Ben Okri read a letter with his familyNIGERIAN AUTHOR, BEN OKRI, SAYING:"My my letter to the Earth really is asking the Earth to chastise us. It's an unusual angle to take, but I have become a bit fed up of the human race inflicting unending suffering on itself, on its people and on this planet. And I think it's time that we took some responsibility for what we're doing."
Police in Chile reported instances of looting and arson across the country on October 18 amid anti-government protests.The protests marked two years since the start of a mass protest movement against inequality in 2019, which led to Chileans voting to rewrite the constitution. They also coincided with the lead up to Chile’s federal elections due to take place on November 21.Video shared by a local news website RioenLinea shows a group of people on the streets of Valdivia in the Los Ríos region. An individual can be seen trying to break in to an upper window of a McDonald’s, as fires burn nearby.Police said at least 30 people had been arrested across the country on Monday. Credit: @rioenlinea via Storyful
A dark desert highway isn’t just something in an Eagles song — it’s what some Angelenos will be taking to Palm Springs this weekend to experience the particular shade of nightfall that is film noir. The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival is resuming at the Palm Springs Cultural Center after a pandemic-mandated time-out last year, […]
After a tough start to the season, the Ravens are rolling yet again.
Cebu-based companies continue to uphold worker rights in terms of Covid-19 vaccination, business chambers in the province assured.Earlier, labor group, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP)
Livingstone left the field with the little finger on his left hand swollen after he dropped a catch at deep midwicket during England's seven-wicket defeat by India. Livingstone was named in coach Chris Silverwood's squad for the World Cup as a replacement for Ben Stokes, who had taken an indefinite break from cricket to focus on his mental health while also recovering from a second operation on a broken finger.
Unvaccinated tennis stars are unlikely to get visas to play in the Australian Open, a local official warned Tuesday, throwing defending champion Novak Djokovic's participation into serious doubt.
Josh Allen couldn't get 1 yard when the Bills needed it at the end.
Rolovich hasn't said much of anything. Even as this deadline approached and this controversy simmered, he mostly dodged questions. It’s too bad.