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Clint Eastwood turns 90

The legendary screen actor and composer, producer and director was born in San Francisco, California in 1930. Eastwood is well-known for his tough guy acting roles, beginning his acting career in the 1950s with...

Dancing with disinfectant: Shanghai’s nightclubs come to life as virus concerns ease

Nightclubs in most of China have mostly come back to life as owners and patrons grow confident that the country has put the coronavirus epidemic under control, but disinfectant, disposable cups and masks have become part of the experience. https://youtu.be/TcUNHB5NZao

With salons closed, cricket star Sachin Tendulkar cuts son’s hair

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar traded his bat for a pair of scissors on Monday (May 18), when he tried his hand at cutting his son's hair. "As a father you need to do everything, be...

National Symphony Orchestra performs online during lockdown

While the Kennedy Center's doors are closed to music lovers, the Center has kept the show going with digital performances by the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the Washington National Opera. The videos are...

Actor and comedian Jerry Stiller dead at 92

Jerry Stiller, who played two of American television's most cantankerous fathers on the sitcoms "Seinfeld" and "The King of Queens," has died aged 92, his son Ben Stiller said on Twitter on Monday. "I'm...

‘Grim Reaper’ warning to Florida beach-goers

The grim reaper - a traditional harbinger of death - stalked a Florida beach on Friday (May 1). https://youtu.be/CVITbYuyzcQ The black-clad figure was acted out by local attorney Daniel...

‘This thing is still an active shooter’ – Sean Penn on fighting COVID-19

Sean Penn's disaster relief nonprofit Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) has helped Los Angeles, California become the first major city to offer free COVID-19 testing to residents. Testing will be available for anyone in...

South Korean boyband BTS suspends world tour over coronavirus

South Korea's K-pop boyband BTS will suspend their world tour over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus and restrictions aimed at stopping it, their management said on Tuesday (April 28). The seven-member...

World’s biggest film festivals unite for 10-day global streaming event

More than 20 film festivals around the world have joined together to stream movies free on YouTube after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and forced the cancellation of annual showcases in Cannes and New York.

Do you wanna go to Hallstatt? ‘Frozen’ village deserted as coronavirus restrictions bite

A tiny Austrian lakeside village so picturesque it had to limit throngs of tourists is now longing for visitors to return to its empty lanes. https://youtu.be/BPZmtHIYM90 Hallstatt, population 780,...

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Independent autopsy finds Floyd died by strangulation, that it was a homicide

Two doctors who carried out an independent autopsy of George Floyd, the African-American man whose death in...

Video captures violent clash between police and Floyd protesters in Portland

Video of a clash on Sunday (May 31) between police and demonstrators protesting over the Minneapolis death of George Floyd shows officers from Portland, Oregon using pepper spray and at least...

Biden meets black leaders, promises to earn African-American support amid protests

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised black community leaders in Delaware on Monday (June 1) he would earn their support amid nationwide...

WHO seeks good ties with U.S. despite Trump’s call to quit

World Health Organization (WHO) head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised on Monday the United States' "immense" contribution to global health and urged a...

Protesters and police take a knee in silence in New York’s Times Square

Protesters staged a peaceful demonstration in New York City's Times Square on Sunday (May 31), chanting and taking a knee in silence...