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Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winnin...

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

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Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
05:26, 05/26/2019

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sends Cannes swooning Celine Sciamma’s feminist love story ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ has sent the Cannes Film Festival swooning, and some believe it will make history by winning the Palme d’Or...
03:13, 05/23/2019

Demi Lovato's Tiny New Tattoo Sends a Big Message Demi Lovato is giving herself a permanent reminder: Love yourself. The singer took to Instagram last night to reveal her latest tattoo, the word "me" written in small letters on......
17:00, 06/28/2019

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
10:00, 06/11/2019

'We want people happy to be here' - Guardiola sends message to Sane "Pep Guardiola has hinted that Manchester City will not stand in the way of Leroy Sane\u0027s wishes if they are to join German champions Bayern Munich."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Cannes festival in row after director and baby blocked from Palais entry British film-maker claims she was denied access to Marché du Film, then told to pay fee for baby and wait two days for it to be processedThe Cannes film festival has been criticised for its treatment of mothers and babies after a female director clai...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Oui, Cannes: Film Director Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman Ever to Win On Saturday French-Senegalese director Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She also was the first black woman to ever have a film accepted for competition at the festival....
19:13, 05/27/2019

'I Love You, Now Die' sends provocative message about texting suicide case HBO is diving into two-part true-crime documentaries this month, which feels like a bit of a dumbing-down of its brand. An exception would be the first of those offerings, "I Love You, Now Die," a text-heavy look at the strange case of Michelle Carte...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Madrid sends ‘Stay strong’ message to former keeper Casillas BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid’s players and fans took a moment before Sunday’s 3-2 Spanish league win over Villarreal to send messages of support to former star goalkeeper Iker Casillas as he recovers from a heart attack. Players po...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:52, 06/18/2019

Columbine sends message of support to Colorado STEM school Following the deadly shooting at a Colorado STEM school on Tuesday, nearby Columbine High School – where a killing spree took place two decades earlier – reportedly shared a message of unity....
08:00, 05/09/2019

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati ...
06:26, 05/30/2019

Elle Fanning, 'The Favourite' director Lanthimos picked for Cannes jury U.S. actress Elle Fanning, French graphic novelist Enki Bilal and the Oscar-nominated director of "The Favourite", Yorgos Lanthimos, will be among jury members at the Cannes Film Festival next month, organizers said on Monday....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Katherine Schwarzenegger Sends "Joy Filled" Birthday Message to Chris Pratt Katherine Schwarzenegger is ready to celebrate her main man! As Chris Pratt turns 40 today, the actor received a thoughtful message from his wife on Instagram. "Happy......
03:13, 06/22/2019

Jarrett Culver sends strong NBA draft message to Knicks: ‘I’m elite’ From the instant the Knicks landed third in the lottery, the narrative moved from Zion Williamson to RJ Barrett. But Jarrett Culver is making his case as the best pick for them. After Wednesday’s pre-draft workout at MSG Training Center, Culver calle...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Virginia US attorney: AG Barr's trip to El Salvador sends 'strong message' to MS-13 Attorney General William Barr is currently in El Salvador to discuss a crackdown on crime flowing into the United States, and Eastern District of Virginia U.S. Attorney Zach Terwilliger has argued that the trip issues a "strong message" to gangs like...
23:26, 05/17/2019

With raids, warrants and an arrest, Mexico's leader sends first big message on graft Mexican authorities have raided the home of a close aide of former President Enrique Pena Nieto and secured the arrest of one of the country's best-known businessmen in a drive to get justice for scandals that tainted the last government....
07:52, 05/29/2019

'Angry Birds' fly to Cannes for movie sequel The parade of glammed-up movie stars at the Cannes Film Festival got off to an unorthodox start on Monday with a crowd of enormous, fluffy birds hogging the limelight on the Croisette boulevard to mark the launch of the "Angry Birds" sequel....
02:52, 05/14/2019

Boone’s message on Stanton’s night: ‘I hope they saw his at-bats’ It took longer than anyone could have anticipated for Giancarlo Stanton to make an impact on the Yankees this season, but he delivered — twice — in a 7-5 win over the Astros on Saturday night in The Bronx. Stanton’s year had been defined mostly by in...
17:52, 06/23/2019

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu heads 2019 Cannes jury — and Mexico’s new wave The director is the first Mexican to preside over the Cannes film festival jury as it decides the latest Palme d'Or winner. The eight-time Oscar awardee is rightly regarded as one of the best filmmakers of his time....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
17:13, 05/28/2019

Jumaane Williams: Admissions test plan sends message ‘your kids are too dumb to pass’ Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Friday said the city’s push to scrap its single-test admissions system for elite high schools is like “saying your kids are too dumb to pass.” The proposal “makes people believe that their c...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Cannes warns movie buffs about ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ spoilers Once upon a time in Cannes . . . Quentin Tarantino’s hotly anticipated flick, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” premiered at the French film festival Tuesday to a six-minute standing ovation. In an unorthodox move, festival head Thierry Frémaux warned...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Cannes movie poster depicts decapitated Trump in 'MAGA' hat A B-movie poster courted controversy at the Cannes Film Festival's Market by featuring a bikini-clad woman resembling first lady Melania Trump holding two decapitated heads -- one of them a President Trump-like character wearing a “Make America Great...
09:52, 05/22/2019

Selby sends good luck message to Twitter follower Halep ahead of Wimbledon final "Wimbledon finalist Simona Halep has received a good luck message from three-time world snooker champion Mark Selby, one of only two people the Romanian follows on Twitter."...
20:39, 07/12/2019

Pedro Martinez sends David Ortiz emotional message after shooting: 'Can’t wait to hear your voice' Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night when asked about his longtime friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who was seriously wounded in a shooting in his home nation of the Dominican Republic over the weekend.  ...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Trolling Bradley Cooper? Irina Shayk fans suggest model's ab-bearing photo sends message to ex Is Irina Shayk trolling her ex, Bradley Cooper, with her latest Instagram post? That’s the thought some of the Russian-born model’s fans are having. ...
01:00, 07/06/2019

Killer Sofa to Dogman's Rabies: the worst movie posters at Cannes 2019 Think Cannes is all about red carpet premieres and arthouse masterworks? Think again – there’s a whole other side to the festival where the terrible film reigns supreme. Here are some of the most pitiful efforts Continue reading......
01:26, 05/24/2019

Reporter’s Notebook: Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
01:13, 05/18/2019

Vox Lux director Brady Corbet: 'The movie is about the desire to be iconic' The US film-maker on creative burnout, working with Scott Walker and his new film starring Natalie Portman as a messed-up pop starHaving made his first, brazenly ambitious feature at the age of 27, and finding himself compared to the young Orson Well...
22:00, 05/05/2019

The horrifying ‘Midsommar’ is a breakup movie, according to director Ari Aster If a single trip to Ikea can end a disintegrating relationship, imagine how much damage an ocean-crossing trip to an isolated Swedish village could do....
04:13, 07/12/2019

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the direc...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Director promises live-action ‘Sonic’ movie won’t still be nightmare fuel when it’s released Ahead of its release in November, we got our first look this week at the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie thanks to a trailer that dropped on Tuesday. A trailer that promptly sent fans of the beloved Sega character into an uproar over how not-cut...
07:13, 05/04/2019

The director of Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare is making a Magic 8 Ball horror movie The Transformers movies were printing money for a while there, leading every toy company to believe that every toy and board game should also be made into a movie, but most of those thankfully never made it past the “Hey, Playmobil should be a movie!...
03:26, 06/04/2019

Air Force sends message to Iran by releasing images of Bomber Task Force mission A U.S. bomber group is broadcasting its first apparent message to Iran after the Air Force sent it to the Middle East “to defend American forces and interests in the region.”...
17:52, 05/13/2019

Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam movie gobbles up The Shallows director Jaume Collet-Serra Just as our old pal Shazam! must pull his mystical, Zachary Levi-transforming powers from an ancient wizard living in a rock, so to does his eventual nemesis, Black Adam, draw his ability to exist from a semi-divine source: Dwayne Johnson’s enduring ...
11:39, 06/08/2019

Cannes Film Festival awards top prize to 'Parasite,' the first Korean film to win Palme d'Or Bong Joon-ho’s raucous social satire “Parasite,” about a family of hustlers, won Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, a first for a Korean film.        ...
19:39, 05/27/2019

Keselowski sends message to Daytona field: 'I'm not lifting' Brad Keselowski says he was sending a message to the field by intentionally running into William Byron during practice for the upcoming Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway       ...
02:39, 07/05/2019

Cannes Review: Will Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire Be the Surprise Hit Out of Cannes? One of the festival favorites here at Cannes, a picture that, if reviews and word of mouth are any indication, nearly everyone seems to like, is French filmmaker Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a romance set in the late 18th...
19:13, 05/23/2019

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the same city. ...
05:52, 05/28/2019

Ex-officers arrested after the killing of Brazilian councilwoman Two arrests in Brazil may finally shed light on the killing of popular politician Marielle Franco, whose death sparked national protests one year ago....
12:26, 06/22/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
21:39, 06/28/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Brazilian telecom Oi taps former TIM exec for CEO spot -paper The board of Brazilian telecoms firm Oi SA has approved the former head of competitor TIM Participacoes SA as its new chief executive, newspaper O Globo reported late on Monday....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president was elected,” says Paulx Castello. “He has been d...
23:39, 06/24/2019

Spain nabs Brazilian air force officer with cocaine in bag LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a Brazilian air force officer at Seville airport with 39 kilograms (86 pounds) of cocaine in his suitcase. A spokeswoman for Spain’s Guardia Civil said Wednesday that the man arrived...
19:13, 06/26/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
07:13, 06/29/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
02:00, 07/20/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Brazilian defender Jean Lucas signs with Lyon PARIS (AP) — Seven-time French champion Lyon has completed its first offseason signing by bringing in midfielder Jean Lucas. The 21-year-old Brazilian joined from Flamengo. Details of the deal were not revealed but reports in French media said the tr...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
04:13, 05/09/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern...
02:52, 05/20/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook acco...
00:39, 07/07/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Vettel shocked by idea of Brazilian GP leaving Interlagos for Rio Sebastian Vettel says it is a "shock" the Brazilian Grand Prix could move to Rio de Janeiro in 2020, while Nico Hulkenberg would "drop a tear" over losing Interlagos...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jai...
20:26, 06/04/2019

Brazilian striker Thalles dies in motorcycle crash near Rio Former Vasco da Gama striker Thalles Lima de Conceicaão Penha is one of two people who died from a motorcycle crash outside Rio de Janeiro       ...
19:00, 06/22/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena...
23:39, 06/21/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to opposition assertions that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitutional....
05:26, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a securities filing....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee, each gets $50,000 cash prize Eight young super spellers all tied, and all were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what competition officials said was a first for the event....
08:00, 05/31/2019

Brazilian president reveals grand prix will move to Rio for 2020 The Brazilian Grand Prix will move next year to a new purpose-built circuit in Rio de Janeiro that could be named after Ayrton Senna, the country's president has revealed...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Brazilian card processor Cielo increases market share in Q1 Brazil's largest card processor Cielo said on Monday it had increased its market share in the first quarter for the first time since mid-2017, a sign of its progress in the country's fiercely competitive electronic payments space....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Brazilian diplomats 'disgusted' as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cuddled up to rightwing nationalists, irked China, infuriated Middle Eastern partners, and jettisoned its position as climate crisis leaderIt has long been considered one of the jewels of Latin American sta...
16:13, 06/25/2019

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s ...
17:39, 06/23/2019

Rio de Janeiro: killings by police hit a record high in Brazilian state Rise comes under Governor Wilson Witzel, a Bolsonaro ally who has promised a zero-tolerance policy against criminalsPolice killings in the state of Rio de Janeiro have hit a record high, rising by 18% in the first three months of this year.Official d...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Bolsonaro backs Rio to host 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Monday to move the 2021 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix to Rio de Janeiro after the contract for Sao Paulo's Interlagos racetrack expires next year....
02:26, 06/25/2019

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
01:52, 06/08/2019

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Event for Brazilian leader tests companies on LGBT rights Marriott and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their previous actions and statements....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people...
05:00, 05/22/2019

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message online....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Brazilian ERP firm Totvs sells hardware business to Elgin Bematech had been acquired in 2015 for $137 million and was sold for $6.2 million; the firm wants to focus on software and capitalize on the fintech trend....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88 Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on Saturday, his son said. He w...
15:52, 07/07/2019

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
06:13, 07/04/2019

Naspers sells Brazilian online comparison site Buscapé South African media and tech group Naspers Ltd has agreed to sell its Brazilian online price comparison website Buscapé to rival Zoom, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation....
17:26, 05/11/2019

| How PSL prize money compares to EPL riches Sport24 reveals the prize money awarded to winners Mamelodi Sundowns and all other Absa Premiership sides compared to the vast riches of the Premier League....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-female single-seater motor racing series, has releas...
08:39, 07/18/2019

Wolfsburg signs Brazilian forward Joao Victor from LASK Linz Wolfsburg has signed Brazilian forward Joao Victor, like coach Oliver Glasner, from Austrian side LASK Linz for next season        ...
16:52, 05/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian assets rise on pension prospects, U.S. Fed remarks Brazil's real and stocks rose on Wednesday due to government efforts to overhaul pension reform, while dovish remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve chief sparked a rally in riskier assets. The real rose nearly 1% to as much 3.7595 per dollar, its highe...
16:52, 07/10/2019

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio Brazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media....
01:13, 07/07/2019

Ford reaches agreement with workers at Brazilian plant it plans to shut down Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with the workers' union at a historic Brazil plant it plans to shutter by the end of the year, paving the way for a friendly shutdown or potential takeover by a local buyer....
15:52, 04/30/2019

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix Will Continue at Brand-New Track in Rio, President Announces The contract for the long-troubled and long-threatened Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos in São Paulo expires next year. According to Brazil’s president, those troubles will be left behind for another city—and newly constructed race trac...
15:13, 05/09/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people, authorities said. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successful current pop stars, has been killed in a plane crash, aged 28.His plane took off from the city of Sa...
13:13, 05/29/2019

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
06:00, 06/07/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
05:13, 07/05/2019

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
08:26, 06/02/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
15:00, 06/24/2019

‘It’s our problem’: Brazilian drama brings Amazon rainforest battle to screen Aruanas aims to make the environment an ‘everyday topic’ at a time when politics is dominated by the interests of agribusinessDeep in the Brazilian Amazon, an environmental activist meets with a journalist who warns that a mining company is responsib...
12:26, 07/13/2019

Killer Ratings: did a Brazilian TV host arrange murders to boost his show? A new Netflix documentary tells the extraordinary story of Wallace Souza who, it is alleged, took extreme actions in the hunt for new viewersSuppose that, in a future season of Line of Duty, the reveal turned out to be that the organised crime syndic...
17:52, 05/31/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, chanted by thousands of Brazil fans behind his goal i...
08:39, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months int...
03:13, 05/27/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soccer star to reaffirm her allegations against him....
19:52, 06/06/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the company spends "a lot of time" making sure people understand the company's support of the LGBT...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented the pain caused to him and his family, and shared WhatsApp messages with the alleged victim, including...
18:39, 06/02/2019

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA said on Wednesday it has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Forget the Brazilian! Love Island fans are loving this pubic hair style LOVE Island has sparked an unlikely craze. Viewers are flocking to get this intimate waxing treatment done. So what do you make of the pubic hair style?...
12:26, 07/05/2019

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Paris last month, according to a police document in Brazil.The player...
02:26, 06/02/2019

Structure for $100,000 Le Mans Eports prize revealed The structure for the $100,000 Le Mans Esports Super Final prize fund has been revealed ahead of the event that will take place at the World Endurance Championship finale...
16:39, 05/15/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from women's sex toy Osé....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
13:39, 06/10/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49.4 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
13:52, 04/30/2019

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his luggage, officials said....
13:39, 06/27/2019

Sham-borghini: Brazilian cops raid garage making knock-off sports cars Brazilian cops have slammed the brakes on a garage churning out bogus sports cars, including sham Lamborghinis and fugazi Ferraris that looked like the lux supercars but really had Chevy engines inside. Spurred by overseas complaints from the Italian...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Brazilian fintech Nubank opens office in Mexico, in possible first step in Latam-wide expansion Brazilian fintech Nubank is opening an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, an executive said....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Brazilian officials report 42 people have been killed at a northern prison a day after 15 deaths during an inmate riot RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials report 42 people have been killed at a northern prison a day after 15 deaths during an inmate riot....
00:26, 05/28/2019

Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar....
02:00, 05/20/2019

Brazilian model Caroline Bittencourt's family denies she died after trying to save dogs from drowning The family of late Brazilian model Caroline Bittencourt is denying reports she died after jumping into the sea in an attempt to save her dogs from drowning at a Sao Paulo beach....
21:52, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazilian prosecutors target bank execs in new phase of 'Car Wash' corruption probe The Brazilian federal police on Wednesday moved to arrest three executives of Brazil's Banco Paulista SA in connection with a money laundering investigation involving Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht, federal prosecutors said in statemen...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, “Chappelle’s Show,R...
22:13, 05/07/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
10:13, 05/07/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
12:26, 05/29/2019

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carr...
17:00, 06/09/2019

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Marilyn Booth....
23:26, 05/21/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
23:39, 07/08/2019

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Was ‘Swatted’ but Survived. Here’s What He Has to Say About That Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, was laying in his bed in Bowie, Md., early on Sunday morning when he woke up to a phone call. It was the police....
22:13, 07/03/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
19:26, 07/08/2019

UK's Fox eyes 'big prize' of U.S. trade deal, says lots of issues in the way The quicker Britain can reach a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States the better but there are a lot of issues in the way of doing so, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
16:39, 07/16/2019

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to significantly increase its prize money and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their w...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Woman didn’t know she won $1M prize until relative’s Facebook post A Louisiana woman won a $1 million Powerball prize this week — but had no idea until an out-of-state relative tagged her in a post about the drawing on Facebook, lottery officials said this week. Lala Singleton of Baton Rouge purchased her luck...
16:52, 06/28/2019

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end up being the case, thanks to Valve’s Dota 2....
13:39, 06/29/2019

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant dete...
22:13, 06/29/2019

Rapinoe: FIFA's prize money boost still 'not fair' Despite a proposal announced Friday by FIFA president Gianni Infantino to invest $1 billion in the women's game over the next four years and double prize money at the 2023 Women's World Cup, U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe says female soccer players are n...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female game....
20:00, 07/06/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
14:52, 05/01/2019

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselves to read, write and do simple arithmetic. The incentive was $10 million for the winner. ...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the third-largest jackpot ever in the Carolina Cash 5 g...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
21:26, 05/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian real falls on economy worries, dollar lifts other Latam forex The Brazilian real dipped on Tuesday on worries about the country's economy and pension reform plans, while other Latin American currencies rose against a weaker dollar. The Brazilian real edged lower for a second day, while the Mexican peso hov...
18:26, 06/25/2019

Tottenham hero Lucas Moura breaks down in tears when hearing Brazilian commentary of hat-trick goal Tottenham hero Lucas Moura broke down in tears on Wednesday night as he hears the commentary of his goal which sealed a Champions League final place....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Brazilian soccer star Neymar fires back at accusations he raped woman at Paris hotel Brazilian soccer star Neymar fired back Saturday against a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by releasing social media posts and text messages following the alleged attack....
20:26, 06/03/2019

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker Last week, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned meatpacking conglomerate, JBS USA. The company is currently receiving over $64 million as part of the...
01:39, 06/06/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
17:52, 05/07/2019

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
23:26, 07/22/2019

Yale historian wins Parkman Prize for Frederick Douglass bio NEW YORK (AP) — Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange are among this year’s winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians. The society announced Monday that Blight’s “Fred...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
14:39, 04/29/2019

Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater A startup with a cheap technology for purifying textile wastewater and another with a system to help reduce methane emissions from cattle were named co-winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize on Thursday. After eight student finalist teams pitch...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
22:26, 05/28/2019

‘The Father’ wins Karlovy Vary film fest’s top prize ‘The Father,’ a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaking duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, wins top prize at the 54th edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary...
04:52, 07/07/2019

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from a...
18:52, 05/29/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those Crossword or Bingo cards to pass some time while ...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Teenage Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival “Burning Cane,” written, directed and shot by Phillip Youmans, won the Founders Award as well as best cinematography and best actor (for Wendell Pierce.)...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on player transfers and wages       ...
22:13, 06/19/2019

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Prize for Most Ridiculous AOC Attack of the Week The painfully stupid argument over whether Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to label the government’s migrant internment centers “concentration camps” (she extremely was) continued unabated on Wednesday, with Republican Minority Leader Rep. Ke...
02:26, 06/20/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
09:52, 05/24/2019

Court rules against Colorado man seeking full lottery prize DENVER (AP) — A Colorado court has rejected a man’s claim he should be the sole recipient of a $4.8 million lottery prize. The Denver Post reports the Colorado Court of Appeals says Amir Massihzadeh is only eligible for a third of the November ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
05:52, 05/02/2019

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 woul...
06:52, 06/13/2019

Tayari Jones wins Women’s Prize for ‘An American Marriage’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. writer Tayari Jones has won the Women’s Prize for fiction with her novel “An American Marriage.” Jones’ best-selling novel — selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club — centers on a successful African-Amer...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Suzanne Moore of the Guardian wins Orwell prize for journalism Articles on Brexit and #MeToo aftermath make columnist joint winner with Steve Bloomfield of ProspectThe Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore has won the Orwell prize for journalism for her “stubborn and brave commentary” on the aftermath of Brexit, #met...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor The Kennedy Center said it had chosen Chappelle, the stand-up and sketch comedy star, for having “challenged us to see hot-button issues from his entirely original yet relatable perspective.”...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of his earnings from the event to the Wounded Warrior F...
12:00, 07/03/2019

World's Fastest Gamer launches again, has R-Motorsport drive prize The second season of World's Fastest Gamer has been launched and the winner will receive a full real-life racing programme with R-Motorsport that includes the Spa and Daytona 24 Hours...
11:39, 07/03/2019

Satoshi’s Treasure to add side quests on top of $1 million Bitcoin prize A million-dollar Bitcoin scavenger hunt began only two weeks ago, but one player has already built software to help others co-ordinate their detective efforts. Satoshi’s Treasure works like this: game organizers split keys to $1 million worth of BTC ...
19:52, 04/29/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize MADRID (AP) — American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. The Khan Academy’s videos on YouTube have been ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the world's biggest baby milk market....
00:26, 05/08/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker ...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
05:13, 05/22/2019

| Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dead at 89 Murray Gell-Mann, a physicist who theorised the existence of the quark and won a Nobel Prize for his method of classifying particles, has died at age 89, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) said....
13:13, 05/27/2019

"Election Prize": Mamata Banerjee Slams "Visionless" Union Budget West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, has slammed the Union Budget, dubbing it "visionless"....
18:26, 07/05/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31...
20:39, 06/01/2019

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
21:13, 07/17/2019

Megan Rapinoe rips into FIFA over World Cup schedule, prize money Her criticism ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa America final in Brazil....
23:52, 07/06/2019

'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho lands the €100,000 International Dublin literary awardEmily Ruskovich was sitting in her back garden in Boise, Idaho, playing in the grass with her one-year-old daughter, when she got ...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Bernard Tomic Stripped Of 45,000 Pounds Wimbledon Prize Money For Tanking The referee opined that the performance of Bernard Tomic in his first round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did not meet the required professional standards....
18:39, 07/04/2019

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Tre...
02:26, 07/13/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration of Alan Turing, Murmur, was hailed as “a future cla...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Book award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash prize BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The cash prize that goes with the book award named for author Ernest Gaines is growing. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which underwrites the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, says the 2019 prize will increase t...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The Austral...
17:39, 07/04/2019

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for such a competition, and judging by the amount it’s...
00:52, 07/23/2019

Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
00:13, 05/29/2019

Ken Loach returns to Cannes Two-time Palme D'or winner Ken Loach premieres his latest film "Sorry We Missed You" at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 17)        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

The best looks from the Cannes Film Festival This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the f...
23:13, 05/15/2019

The hottest looks from the Cannes red carpet This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the f...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Before the World Cup Final, Megan Rapinoe Calls Out FIFA on Prize Money Gap, Scheduling LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women’s World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day ...
22:26, 07/06/2019

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
00:26, 07/18/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
00:00, 07/10/2019

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identity, class and history. Whitehead, who appears on TI...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
08:52, 05/22/2019

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published Boys in Zinc, her oral history of Russia’s war in ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
15:00, 05/29/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photography prize has been won by Susan Meiselas, an Ameri...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Megan Rapinoe attacks Fifa over World Cup schedule clash and prize money • ‘Unbelievable’ Copa América and Gold Cup conclude on Sunday• USA star criticises women’s prize pot of $30m vs men’s $400mMegan Rapinoe has launched a scathing attack on Fifa, accusing the game’s governing body of “disrespecting” the women’s game by...
20:13, 07/06/2019

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash in Madrid....
01:13, 06/01/2019

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action against global governing body FIFA....
04:52, 06/04/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many local experts to no avail. Now they are offering ...
02:39, 05/12/2019

Liverpool left disappointed but proud as the big prize fails to arrive | Andy Hunter The record number of points and the individual awards were nice but all the thoughts were of what might have beenYou Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates was a strange choice of song to play in the immediate aftermath of Liverpool’s title chase e...
01:13, 05/13/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins Roland Garros prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her entire 46,000-euro ($52,000) prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned, the player announced on Twitter on Friday....
18:52, 07/19/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the idea....
18:26, 05/11/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene....
17:39, 05/24/2019

The reels on the bus: inside Cannes's first creche Children are the new VIPs, say organisers of a nursery to help festival-goers balance deal-making with childmindingAway from the hustle of the Croisette, some Cannes film festival attendees are busy taking a nap. You might surmise that they are recov...
19:39, 05/24/2019

On two wheels, ‘The Climb’ rides through Cannes as a hit One of the breakouts at the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy about a male friendship that developed over many years and hundreds of miles on their bikes...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

At Cannes, Wear Heels and Don’t Take Selfies The festival’s director said that the rules are needed to keep up Cannes’ standards. The world’s most famous film festival would not be the same without them....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Winners at the Cannes Film Festival Stars grace the red carpet during the 72nd annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France, in May, 2019. The winners were announced Saturday...
12:13, 05/26/2019

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." (May 24)        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Cannes 2019: All the winners and losers Bong Joon-ho of South Korea won the Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, on Saturday for his seventh feature film, "Parasite." It's the first time the director has won what is considered by many the highest honor in world cinema....
11:00, 05/26/2019

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it on film at the park near her house.Read more......
03:13, 07/13/2019

Pulitzer Prize ceremony honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Capital Gazette The Pulitzer Prizes recognized the Capital Gazette, Marjory Stoneman Douglas journalism students, and included a performance by Jennifer Hudson.        ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Dave Chappelle has cautiously dipped his toe back into public life a few times in the last few years, after more or less disappearing when he quit his extremely lucrative and demanding Comedy Central show. Just since 2017, though, he hosted SNL, laun...
05:13, 05/08/2019

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than halfway to beating rival Ken Jennings’ grand ...
04:26, 05/23/2019

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and when Pickford flung himself to his right to keep out...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. ...
05:00, 05/27/2019

‘The Lighthouse,’ with Robert Pattinson, illuminates Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — Robert Pattinson says that making the turn-of-the-century nautical psychodrama “The Lighthouse” involved some of the most terrifying work he’s ever done. “The Lighthouse” premiered Sunday in the Can...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Schumacher documentary in the works and headed to Cannes Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher will be the subject of a new documentary featuring unseen archive footage and rare interviews, producers announced on Sunday before the Cannes Film Festival....
20:13, 05/12/2019

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ heads to Cannes NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino is going back to Cannes, after all. The director’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” was announced as a late addition to the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. It will premiere in competition at the up...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Formula E's Self-Funded Documentary Will Debut At Cannes Way back in 2013 while attending the first WEC race at the Circuit of the Americas, a representative of Michelin asked me what I thought of the electric racing series that was set to debut the following year, called Formula E....
04:00, 05/19/2019

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
01:13, 05/21/2019

Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over....
06:39, 05/18/2019

See the Best Celebrity Kid Moments at the Cannes Film Festival It's a family affair! The Cannes Film Festival might not be Disneyland, but it's a special place for Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars to bring their kids. During the......
18:00, 05/25/2019

Chloë Sevigny Does Cannes Her Way – Again – In Marine Serre From Mugler to Miu Miu and Loewe, Sevigny's red-carpet, photocall and off-duty dress choices have served up brilliant curveballs to the ballgowns we’ve become accustomed to on the Croisette...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Bong Joon-Ho's 'Parasite' The South Korean director dives deep into the widening gulf between right and poor with his enthralling film "Parasite." Other Cannes winners included French director Mati Diop and British actress Emily Beecham....
00:13, 05/26/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Guessing the winners (and picking our own) at the end of Cannes 2019 While Cannes winds down on the ground, I make my way home in the sky. In some respects, it was a weird year for the festival. Genre films, for example, were everywhere, with the competition lineup going unusually heavy on guns, flying saucers, zombie...
02:39, 05/25/2019

Tarantino rolls into Cannes with 'dazzling' ode to cinema With Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in tow, Quentin Tarantino unveiled his latest opus in Cannes on Tuesday, a story about movie magic and acting pains that wowed many critics - at least in parts....
01:26, 05/22/2019

Sorry they missed you, Tarantino – but Cannes was right to celebrate Parasite Bong Joon-ho’s is a superbly worthy winner of this year’s Palme d’Or – though it’s a real shame there was no recognition for Once Upon a Time … in HollywoodThe Cannes Palme d’Or has been given to a gorgeous film which instantly beguiled everyone who ...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Is it finally Pedro Almodóvar’s year at Cannes? Pedro Almodóvar has never won the top prize at Cannes. That could change in a few days. Pain And Glory (Grade: B) is far from his best movie—it lacks both the mad energy of his early countercultural work and the ravishing melodramatic pleasures of th...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Almodovar's ode to filmmaking hits the right notes at Cannes Pedro Almodovar is used to a good reception from what he called "faithful" audiences in France - so much so, the director joked on Saturday that he was "Franco-Spanish"....
03:26, 05/19/2019

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Is Confirmed for Cannes “We were afraid the film would not be ready,” said the festival’s artistic director. But Quentin Tarantino, he added, “is a real, loyal and punctual child of Cannes.”...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Maradona set to takeover Cannes as new documentary premieres Maradona will walk the Cannes red carpet next week, as he helps promote Asif Kapadia's striking documentary, a new film inspired by the discovery of a cache of footage from the Argentine legend's mythic period playing for Napoli....
01:52, 05/15/2019

On Cannes red carpet, 'go big' is this year's fashion buzzword Enormous bouffant dresses decked out in lace or feathers ruled the red carpet at this year's Cannes film festival, one of the of the world's most glamorous stages for actors as well as fashion designers....
22:39, 05/24/2019

Cannes to present Palme d’Or, with history on the line CANNES, France (AP) — History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival is handed out Saturday. Cannes’ Palme d’Or is decided by a nine-person jury, headed this year by Alejandro Inarritu. Their deliberations are done i...
13:39, 05/25/2019

Delon, set for Cannes honor, says he is 'irreproachable' as an actor France's Alain Delon, set on Sunday to receive an honorary prize at Cannes that has sparked scrutiny of his views on women and same-sex couples, said in a newspaper interview that as an actor at least, he was beyond reproach....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Jennifer Hudson surprises crowd, honors Aretha Franklin at 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon Hudson took the stage at the end of the program as a surprise guest, closing the show with a musical performance honoring the Queen of Soul.        ...
09:13, 05/29/2019

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin's Legacy at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony With 'Amazing Grace' An icon. A legend. A superstar. Aretha Franklin racked up plenty of honors when she was still with us, throughout her many years in the entertainment industry. Even her homegoing—her funeral—was more a soulful, celebratory concert than a dour ceremon...
16:26, 05/29/2019

US message to Iran: Don’t even think about it A POINTED WARNING: The United States deploys aircraft carriers to the Arabian Gulf all the time and regularly moves warplanes in and out of Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, where the forward headquarters of U.S. Central Command is located....
15:13, 05/06/2019

Cannes 2019: the winner of the Palme d'Or to be announced – live Quentin Tarantino and Pedro Almodóvar are among those competing for the top prize as the film festival draws to a close. Follow all the action as it happensCannes 2019: read Peter Bradshaw’s Palme predictions 7.18pm BST Right then, here we go: the bi...
20:26, 05/25/2019

Alongside Cannes mainstays, fresh faces try to stand out The 72nd Cannes Film Festival will feature zombies, Elton John, Quentin Tarantino’s latest and the first black woman in competition for the festival’s top honor, the Palme d’Or. This year’s edition of the French Riviera extrav...
19:13, 05/11/2019

Cannes opens with Jarmusch’s zombies and a tribute to Varda As the red carpet unfurled Tuesday at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival and Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” was set to premiere, jury president Alejandro Inarritu spoke against U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for a Mexican border wa...
21:52, 05/14/2019

Tarantino is back! 10 things we learned from Cannes 2019 Elle Fanning wins the style stakes, Quentin Tarantino gets movie nostalgia, film stars watch TV just like us, and everyone’s crazy about The LighthouseGood news from Cannes for anyone who went off Quentin Tarantino when he started making westerns and...
01:52, 05/26/2019

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give him an honorary Palme d'Or....
01:00, 05/20/2019

The best off-duty outfits from Cannes Film Festival 2019 The most enthralling of this year's film festival looks are to be found far from the red carpet. Start your search in the arrivals lounge, says Karen Dacre...
00:39, 05/22/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that it has given up looking to offer some of the best content coming out of the festival on its streaming...
10:13, 05/28/2019

Dardenne brothers explore radicalization and redemption in Cannes Cannes regulars the Dardenne brothers said on Tuesday they were driven to explore the sensitive subject of radicalization in their latest film after a wave of attacks in recent years, including those by Islamist militants....
01:26, 05/22/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt pose together at Cannes Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt arrived to the 72nd annual Cannes International Film Festival on Wednesday to attend a press junket for their new film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."...
18:52, 05/22/2019

10 films to watch at Cannes | Peter Bradshaw's picks Jim Jarmusch’s starry zombie horror opens, Quentin Tarantino returns and rising director Alice Furtado makes her debut•Cannes 2019 party kicks off as clouds of controversy gatherDir Quentin TarantinoTarantino’s new black comedy-drama stars Leonardo D...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics....
04:39, 05/23/2019

The best looks celebrities have worn at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival so far Pascal Le Segretain/Samir Hussein/George Pimentel/Getty Images The 2019 Cannes Film Festival takes place from Tuesday, May 14, through Saturday, May 25. Celebrities are known to pull out all the stops for the festival's red carpet. This year we've a...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to have world premiere at Cannes Director ‘has not left the editing room in months’ to complete much-anticipated film in time for festival unveilingQuentin Tarantino’s much-anticipated Manson-era drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will have its world premiere at the Cannes film fes...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Tom Jones, Mariah Carey amp up the glamor at Cannes fundraiser From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa, the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festival's most glamorous fixture on Thursday night, a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey took to the stage....
01:39, 05/24/2019

Cannes: 10 things to know about the world’s most important film festival The 72nd Cannes Film Festival boasts big name directors from Quentin Tarantino to Pedro Almodóvar — plus plenty of fresh faces. Running May 14-25, here’s what to look out for during this year's French Riviera film gala....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Cannes film fest 2019: The tops and the flops Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino got red carpet buzz, but who are the top contenders for the prestigious Palme d'Or award on Saturday? A look at the highlights of this year's film festival....
14:13, 05/24/2019

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honor as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday....
15:13, 05/24/2019

Cannes Film Festival: red carpets, champagne and .. childcare Celebrities, red carpets, luxury yachts and late, late nights: as one of the biggest events in the cinema calendar, the glamorous Cannes Film Festival is the place to be on the French Riviera every May....
01:00, 05/17/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Tarantino's ode to Hollywood makes it last minute to Cannes festival Quentin Tarantino fans will get their latest fix at the Cannes Film Festival next month after all, after the director rushed to finish editing on "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood" in time to present it in competition, organizers said on Thursday....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Cannes Film festival set to open with zombie comedy CANNES, France (AP) — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is set to open Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” and the introduction of Alejandro Inarritu’s jury. This year’s Canne...
11:39, 05/14/2019

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes Twenty-five years after premiering ‘Pulp Fiction’ in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino debuted ‘Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood,’ with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, at the French film festival...
05:13, 05/22/2019

DiCaprio-produced Formula E documentary to have Cannes premiere "A new documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio that covers ABB FIA Formula E’s final Gen1 season in 2017/18 will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week."...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
00:39, 05/17/2019

In Cannes, ‘Les Miserables’ rings alarm for Paris suburbs A French film titled “Les Miserables,” a Cannes Film Festival entry, gives a gritty, modern view of the Paris suburbs that were a setting for Victor Hugo’s classic novel...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Antonio Banderas grateful for a later-in-life Cannes award MIAMI (AP) — Antonio Banderas says despite a long wait to win best actor at the Cannes Film Festival, he’s grateful the honor came later in life. The 58-year-old tells The Associated Press that receiving prestigious awards early in one’s ...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood will premiere at Cannes, after all 25 years after winning the Palme D’Or for Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino is returning to the Cannes Film Festival with Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. The film, a tragicomic panorama of Los Angeles in 1969, was deemed not ready for screening when Can...
19:26, 05/02/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Wimbledon 2019 tennis: Dates, schedule, tickets, Andy Murray latest, odds, prize money and more One of the true, enduring highlights of the British sporting summer is almost upon us as eyes turn towards tennis' third Grand Slam of the year - the 2019 Championships at Wimbledon....
06:39, 06/23/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
23:13, 05/30/2019

Lampard gets message across in Barcelona win "New Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes he is getting his message across to the players following their 2-1 victory over Barcelona in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday."...
20:52, 07/23/2019

| Salah sends Egypt into AFCON last 16 Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as hosts Egypt secured a place in the last 16 with a win over the Democratic Republic of Congo....
09:00, 06/27/2019

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at home....
12:26, 06/22/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
04:13, 06/18/2019

Apple sends out iOS 12.3.2 to just one iPhone model to fix just one bug Apple released iOS 12.3.2 today, and the update appears to have been disseminated with a particular bug extermination in mind. Apparently, this build of iOS was disseminated to fix an issue that iPhone 8 Plus users have been having with the Portrait ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

These 2019 Cannes Film Festival Looks Make Us Say, Oui Oui! Which Gown Is Your Favorite? We can(nes) not get enough of the fashion that has been taking over the 2019 Cannes Film Festival the past few weeks! Beginning on Tuesday, May 14, stars from all over have been arriving......
18:00, 05/25/2019

'Everybody wants to pull dollars away from Google and Facebook': Lessons from Cannes ad conference As well as expected themes, such as diversity and purpose the two major digital advertising platforms, Google and Facebook, came under scrutiny from the industry, and direct-to-consumer brands said they want to advertise on a range of platforms....
16:13, 06/24/2019

Cannes contender Diop wanted to see more black actors on screen Mati Diop, the first woman of African descent to compete for the top prize at Cannes with a haunting film about migrants, said on Friday the label made her "sad" but showed how much work there was to do for equality in the movie industry....
06:39, 05/18/2019

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Jenner, Banderas, turn out for glitzy amfAR gala near Cannes ANTIBES, France (AP) — Kendall Jenner, Antonio Banderas and other stars attending the nearby Cannes Film Festival have turned out for the 26th amfAR Gala to raise money for AIDS research. Mariah Carey gave a special performance for dinner guests alon...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Kendall Jenner, Eva Longoria go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle deigned by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction...
18:26, 05/24/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French film festival....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Sylvester Stallone looks dapper in a high-contrast tux on the Cannes red carpet The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
06:00, 05/28/2019

Jarmusch, Gomez, Murray talk modern horrors at Cannes Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die” includes masses of flesh-eating zombies and an Earth thrown off its axis by “polar fracking.” But the Cannes Film Festival, where the movie premiered Tuesday as the opening-night film, has hordes and horrors of its...
18:52, 05/15/2019

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost 4 mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling toward a point ...
18:00, 05/24/2019

The Dead Don't Die review – stumbling zombie comedy kicks off Cannes Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny lead Jim Jarmusch’s droll but directionless opening nighterJim Jarmusch’s undeadpan comedy is laconic, lugubrious and does not entirely come to life, despite many witty lines and tremendously assured perform...
22:52, 05/14/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Cannes 2019: Peter Bradshaw's picks – and Palme d'Or predictions Our chief critic’s considered verdict on new movies from big-hitters Almodóvar, Tarantino, Malick and Loach, as well as the buzz around homegrown talent Céline SciammaThis has been an excellent Cannes, despite a middling opener from Jim Jarmusch – a ...
20:13, 05/24/2019

Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas reunite on Cannes red carpet Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, long-time collaborators of director Pedro Almodovar, turned up the glamor on the red carpet at Cannes on Friday for the Spaniard's latest outing, a contender for the top prize at the film festival....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Sly Stallone, Patricia Arquette bring kids onto the Cannes carpet The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
12:39, 05/25/2019

Cannes 2019 party kicks off as clouds of controversy gather As the film festival’s 72nd edition begins, disputes surrounding gender parity, Netflix and Quentin Tarantino won’t go awayWhen Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the Cannes film festival, held the traditional press conference in April to announce...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio-produced Formula E documentary gets Cannes premiere A new documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio that covers ABB FIA Formula E's final Gen1 season in 2017/18 will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week...
15:39, 05/18/2019

Maradona to miss Cannes film premiere after shoulder injury Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is set to miss out on the Cannes premiere of a documentary about his life and career, due to "a shoulder injury requiring medical attention", the film's publicists said on Sunday....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Jarmusch's star-studded zombie parable kicks off Cannes With a glamorous cast of flesh-eating undead including Iggy Pop, U.S. filmmaker Jim Jarmusch kicked off Cannes' cinema showcase on Tuesday with an acerbic swipe at American society - though the zombie romp lacked the bite some critics had hoped for....
06:13, 05/15/2019

Postwar drama and an unnerving spin on a sci-fi classic are the highlights of Cannes so far One of the prevailing ironies of Cannes is that while the films that win prizes here (see the work of Loach, first name Ken) are often urgent pleas for equality, the festival itself runs on rigid hierarchy. There is, for one, the whole badge system, ...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Michael Schumacher feature film rights up for grabs at Cannes Documentary will tell story of Formula One star and cover his near-fatal skiing accident The dramatic life and times of the Formula One racing champion Michael Schumacher are to be released as a feature-length film documentary described as a personal...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
21:52, 05/20/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by Albert Lamorisse – which of...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Women, including the filmmakers and activis...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Cannes Film Festival defends award to 'imperfect' Delon Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon, saying the actor, who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals, was "not perfect" but entitled to his opinions....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and one calling it "a big swing and a miss"....
01:13, 05/21/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Netflix 'Killer Ratings' true-crime series looks at Brazilian TV host accused of ordering murders to spice up ratings A true-crime series, “Killer Ratings,” streaming on Netflix, shows how a popular Brazilian TV host who cultivated an anti-crime crusader was accused of ordering murders to raise his ratings....
21:26, 06/25/2019

"Whoever Messes With Us...": Mamata Banerjee's Message On Eid Mamata Banerjee's comments on Eid celebrations on Wednesday carried a sharp political message days after the national election in which the Bengal Chief Minister's Trinamool Congress suffered a huge......
11:39, 06/05/2019

Donald Tusk's message: decoded Brexit's been delayed until Halloween. Here's what the President of the European Council Donald Tusk had to say about the delay (and what his speech actually means)....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Theresa May has message for the world as she lands for G20 Theresa May has declared that all sides must reduce tensions in the Iran crisis as she begins her swan song on the international stage, flying into Japan for her last G20 summit....
23:13, 06/27/2019

Here's Trump's winning message for 2020 President Trump launched his reelection campaign last night. It’s obviously anyone’s guess whether he can win. But if you’re getting your news from CNN, MSNBC, or the New York Times, you’re probably convinced at this point that he’s about to be impea...
14:52, 06/19/2019

Google CEO's sunny new message: We want to be helpful Sundar Pichai's note reads like a response to growing scrutiny from regulators, press and employees, and echoes a consistent theme of how Google helps people....
04:13, 06/20/2019

A millennial’s message for the Class of 2019 Class of 2019, it’s your time to forge your career and personal path. Does wealth-building top your list? Making a difference? Living purposefully? Guiding voices are all around, from those who have sacrificed, bounced back from failure and earned th...
15:39, 06/23/2019

Trade's Derailment Sends Ominous Sign The railroad business has plenty of nontrade related issues, but tariffs aren’t helping matters. Given their broad range of clients, CSX’s and Union Pacific’s challenges could portend broader U.S. corporate weakness....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Daniel Dubois sends out a statement to Joe Joyce Daniel Dubois adds Richard Lartey to his list of early victims, but it isn’t all plain sailing The post Daniel Dubois sends out a statement to Joe Joyce appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/01/2019

Nashville sends defenseman P.K. Subban to New Jersey VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have acquired P.K. Subban from the Nashville Predators in exchange for Steven Santini, Jeremy Davies and a pair of draft picks. Just hours after taking American center Jack Hughes with the No. ...
20:52, 06/22/2019

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
09:39, 07/05/2019

An Unlucky Handball Sends Japan Out Of The World Cup An exhilarating World Cup round of 16 rematch between the Netherlands and Japan got decided in favor of the Dutch in the 90th minute, thanks to a penalty kick converted by forward Lieke Martens. The PK gave the Dutch a 2-1 win over the same team that...
06:39, 06/26/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
22:39, 07/22/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. sends up startups, but fails to launch In the opening minutes of “Code Yellow,” Deke Shaw (Jeff Ward finally returning to the series) arises from his latest incarnation of The Framework, the virtual-reality environment created by Fitz and Holden Radcliffe that the time-traveler had origin...
09:13, 06/01/2019

Nchout sends Cameroon through with last kick of game Cameroon qualified for the women's World Cup last 16 when Ajara Nchout earned them a 2-1 win over New Zealand with the last kick of their Group E match on Thursday....
20:52, 06/20/2019

Cuomo sends warning to Con Ed after blackout: ‘They can be replaced’ In a series of TV and radio interviews, Cuomo blasted Con Ed’s performance following Saturday’s outage and threatened to revoke its state-issued operating license....
13:13, 07/15/2019

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equali...
01:13, 05/21/2019

Netflix acquires Cannes Film Festival's Grand Prix winner Netflix isn't done pushing back against Cannes for rejecting its movies -- if anything, it's escalating the fight. The company has acquired international rights for two winners at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, with its crown jewel being M...
20:26, 05/26/2019

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood hits Cannes to red-carpet circus Los Angeles-set thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the festival’s hot ticket, with Tarantino imploring audience members not to reveal the plotTwenty five years to the day that Pulp Fiction debuted at the Cannes film festival, Quentin T...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Flashbulb! The Gentleman's Journal Grand Tour: Road to Cannes For this year's Cannes Film Festival, Gentleman's Journal and Chopard teamed up to take a star-studded group on a 3-day trip, titled The Gentleman's Journal Grand Tour: Road to Cannes...
11:26, 05/31/2019

Tilda Swinton, Selena Gomez swap zombies for Cannes red carpet Pop royalty mingled with screen stars at Cannes on Tuesday, with the eclectic cast of zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die" leading the glamor on the red carpet as the film festival got underway on the French Riviera....
06:13, 05/15/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
06:13, 05/20/2019

Tarantino puts in early red carpet turn at Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino may have made it to the Cannes film competition by the skin of his teeth after rushing to finish editing on his latest movie in time but the director put in an unexpected early turn on the Croisette's red carpet on Saturday....
03:26, 05/19/2019

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes "Parasite", a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too....
04:13, 05/26/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio Snaps Photos of Girlfriend Camila Morrone at Cannes We know Leonardo DiCaprio is good at sketching (or pretending to, anyway), but when it comes to capturing the beauty of the women in his real life, he's more of an iPhone kind of......
03:00, 05/20/2019

Elle Fanning, Marion Cotillard go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
10:39, 05/21/2019

Bella Hadid, Priyanka Chopra go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
05:13, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new documentary on the fight to legalise the procedure in Argentina received its premiére there this weekend...
08:39, 05/21/2019

Priyanka Chopra, Bella Hadid go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

The Cannes Film Festival and Wes Studi headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
14:52, 05/25/2019

Priyanka Chopra, Marion Cotillard go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite wins Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival Black-comic thriller from South Korean director of Okja and Snowpiercer takes the top honours at the 72nd edition of the festival•The awards – live!Bong Joon-ho has won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival for his black comic thriller Parasite....
00:52, 05/26/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
05:52, 05/16/2019

Cannes Film Festival launches by defending record on female filmmakers Issues of gender equality have resonated in Cannes, where only one female filmmaker has ever won the festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.        ...
01:13, 05/14/2019

Cannes jury head Inarritu hails cinema experience in Netflix age Cannes jury president Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu lauded the "communal experience" of watching movies in cinemas as the French film festival, locked in a row with streaming services such as Netflix, got under way on Tuesday....
21:52, 05/14/2019

Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against 'rage and anger' of populist politicians Jury president Alejandro González Iñárritu takes aim at Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policiesA familiar trio of topics – Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump – were on the agenda as the this year’s Cannes film festival got under way.At the pre...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Elle Fanning, Yorgos Lanthimos join Inarritu’s Cannes jury Actress Elle Fanning, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos and Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski are joining the Cannes Film Festival jury that will decide the Palme d’Or...
21:52, 04/29/2019

Amber Heard, Eva Longoria kick off the glamour at Cannes Film Festival The stars are heading to the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
19:52, 05/14/2019

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on to support the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund....
04:26, 06/12/2019

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography...
14:52, 07/13/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
11:52, 05/25/2019

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the ...
13:26, 07/22/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr starte...
06:13, 05/10/2019

Frazier's go-ahead hit in 8th sends Pirates over Padres 6-3 Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 6-3       ...
03:52, 06/23/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
04:39, 05/23/2019

Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday....
02:26, 06/26/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States....
00:52, 06/24/2019

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid gr...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
02:39, 06/04/2019

| Svitolina sends Venus packing at Roland Garros Ninth seed Elina Svitolina knocked seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams out of the French Open on Sunday with a comfortable first-round victory....
22:39, 05/26/2019

Rise of Estonia's populist right sends journalists packing Estonia's conservative populists have taken aim at their media critics since joining the country's government. High-profile journalists have quit their jobs as a result, and now warn that press freedom may be in danger....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London's St. James's Park Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London's St. James's Park home since the 17th century....
10:39, 05/30/2019

Mexico sends 15K troops to US border to stop migrants Mexico deployed nearly 15,000 soldiers and National Guardsmen to its border with the US, the army chief said Monday — admitting they are detaining migrants who try to cross after the policy triggered a backlash, a new report said Monday. Under pressu...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Fernandez scores, sends Timbers past FC Dallas 1-0 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Newcomer Brian Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Portland Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday night. Fernandez becomes the first player in MLS history to score in each of his f...
08:26, 07/01/2019

PSG 'consider Neymar sale' as Al-Khelaifi sends warning to players "Paris St Germain are prepared to sell striker Neymar, French media reports said, as chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi warned that irresponsible behaviour from players won\u0027t be tolerated anymore."...
04:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
22:13, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Note says shooter’s family sends condolences VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Virginia Beach (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A handwritten note at the home of the Virginia Beach shootings suspect, who died in a shootout with police, expresses condolences to the shooting vic...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London’s St. James’s Park PRAGUE (AP) — Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London’s St. James’s Park home since the 17th century. Keepers were carefully carrying the birds one by one Thursday ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Mom sends son with autism on plane with $10 and a note. Son and seatmate become buddies A mom worried her son on his first solo flight might bother a fellow passenger. His seatmate said the boy "was a great travel buddy."        ...
11:52, 07/01/2019

British girl sends €3 to Notre Dame appeal It's not just the rich and powerful who are donating money to the reconstruction of Notre Dame after fire ravaged the Paris cathedral earlier this month....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Gas leak at hotel sends 46 to hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition, but no fatalities are expected...
01:13, 07/10/2019

As populists falter, Europe is sent a mixed message Europe's populist surge appears to have stalled. On Sunday night, as projections for the European parliamentary election rolled in, Euroskeptic hopes (and fears) of nationalist politicians becoming a powerful force inside the European Union faded....
03:39, 05/27/2019

The message that brought Clarkson, Monae to ‘Uglydolls’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Clarkson says that she doesn’t love acting but she makes an exception for animation. It’s part of the reason she agreed to voice the lead character in “Uglydolls,” an animated family film based on the ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

US deploys carrier group in 'message' to Iran The White House said that sending its aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East was 'clear and unmistakable' message to Tehran that the US was prepared to defend its interests....
06:52, 05/06/2019

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded by loved ones, forced to endure one final round of ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
12:52, 07/18/2019

Grieving mom’s message in a bottle washes ashore A bottle containing a heartbreaking message from a grieving mom to her slaughtered teen traveled 2,500 miles and washed up on a beach in Italy. The letter was sent by Samantha Leczkowski, whose daughter, Sorrell, was one of the 22 people killed at th...
09:26, 07/16/2019

Fed likely to underscore a message: No rates hikes in 2019 The Federal Reserve this week will likely reinforce a theme that has cheered consumers and investors since the start of the year: No interest rates hikes are likely anytime soon....
18:26, 04/29/2019

A Man Who Wrote a Message in a Bottle 50 Years Ago Has Been Found The man who wrote a 50-year-old message in a bottle found on Wednesday has been tracked down. ABC located Paul Gilmore, who wrote the letter when he was 13, through his family in Australia and England, who say that he’s currently on a cruise in...
11:39, 07/18/2019

ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new monetary easing....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Jeremy Corbyn's message to Donald Trump Jeremy Corbyn tells crowds at an anti-Trump protest in Whitehall that the president should "think on, please, about a world that is one of peace and disarmament"....
01:39, 06/05/2019

Megan Rapinoe fires message to detractors After being embroiled in a war of words with US President Donald Trump, Megan Rapinoe has become the focus of unprecedented scrutiny during her time at the Women's World Cup....
23:26, 07/03/2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to deliver Ebola message Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history....
16:52, 06/24/2019

Herzog says Gorbachev documentary has a ‘subversive message’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Werner Herzog says there’s a “subversive message” to his new documentary “Meeting Gorbachev”: Talk to your geopolitical enemies. In particular, the veteran director says good things happen when the U.S...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Four-year-old’s message in a bottle gets reply from Moscow Little Taylor Powell threw a message in a bottle in the sea while vacationing in Spain — and got a reply from Moscow. Powell, four, put a selfie in the bottle with her dad’s phone number and the message: “If you find this picture, please respond with...
17:52, 07/02/2019

Message In A Bottle Makes Amazing Journey A note stuffed in a whiskey bottle 24 years ago has completed an amazing journey after washing up on Florida’s Santa Rosa Beach. “We were down here in the water, Memorial Day weekend, I was with my friend from Kansas City and his wife and...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Vasundhara Raje Tweets Pic With Son After Voting, Has A Message On PM Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje was among the early voters in the northern state this morning. She tweeted a photo showing her inked finger and appealed to people, especially the......
07:26, 04/29/2019

R.I.P. director Franco Zeffirelli Franco Zeffirelli has died. Although his long career contained many distinct and notable phases—including fighting as a member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance movement in World War II, directing operas in cities ranging from Paris to New York...
23:52, 06/15/2019

Elton John performs with ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton at Cannes premiere The biopic has landed. “Rocketman” premiered Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival — and Elton John performed an emotional duet with the actor who channels him onscreen to celebrate the occasion. John, 72, and Taron Egerton, 29, sang the t...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Hotel throws Native American-themed party during Cannes Film Festival A Cannes hotel hosted a tone-deaf Native American-themed party Wednesday night that featured models in traditional headdress and scantily-clad men wearing tassels and dream catchers as accessories. Nikki Beach threw the party at their pop-up hotel du...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Selena Gomez Kicks Off 2019 Cannes Film Festival With Effortless Style France is about to get even more star-studded this week! In case you didn't already guess, it's time for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and Hollywood's biggest stars are......
02:13, 05/14/2019

Cannes 2019 week one roundup: zombies, babies and a sleeping Bill Murray Jim Jarmusch embraces the undead, Ken Loach continues his career resurrection and Les Misérables goes 21st-century reinventionIt’s the opening day of the 72nd Cannes film festival and all is calm on the promenade. The sky is a warm blue, the sea is s...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Best celebrity photos of May 2019: Royal baby, Met Gala, Cannes FIlm Festival May has been full of celebrity sightings, thanks to events like the Met Gala and the Cannes Film Festival – and the arrival of the royal baby.        ...
03:26, 05/25/2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a protest on Saturday as they showcased a documentary looking at the highly-charged issue of abortion....
03:26, 05/19/2019

Pamela Anderson and Brandon Lee Are a Model Mother-Son Duo at 2019 Cannes amfAR Gala The stars are shining bright in Cannes tonight! As the 2019 Cannes Film Festival comes to a close, many familiar faces in Hollywood are coming together for a great cause. On......
04:52, 05/24/2019

Michael Douglas says Steven "I hate TV movies" Spielberg killed his best shot to win at Cannes There are few people in Hollywood more obviously powerful than Steven Spielberg—certified hitmaker, multiple Oscar winner (and governor’s board member), and possibly the most famous filmmaker on the planet. Which is why it’s such a big deal when Spie...
11:39, 06/08/2019

Brad Pitt, Leo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Selena Gomez says Bill Murray was whispering 'dumb' stuff on the Cannes red carpet Selena Gomez is talking about how Bill Murray went viral in a red carpet picture that was reminiscent of Murray's famous "Lost In Translation" ending....
04:26, 06/13/2019

Cannes Film festival catwalk features 'dental floss' and sideboob swimwear CANNES Film Festival opened with an exciting ceremony. After celebs walked the red carpet, a swimwear collection was unveiled on the Beautynthebox catwalk....
12:26, 05/15/2019