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Thieves steal rare Nazi uniforms, weapons from Dutch museums

Reuters  |  Posted Oct 28th - 10:11am

Thieves have stolen rare Nazi helmets, weapons and uniforms worth more than 1.5 million euros ($1.77 million) from two Dutch World War Two museums in recent months, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Comedian Jon Stewart to return to TV on Apple's streaming service

Lisa Richwine, Reuters  |  Updated Oct 27th - 6:11pm

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will host and produce a new current affairs series for Apple Inc's AAPL.O streaming television service, the company announced on Tuesday.

'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan taps new Borat movie to woo tourists

Andrew Osborn and Mariya Gordeyeva, Reuters  |  Updated Oct 27th - 7:25am

Ridiculed once again in a film featuring fictional Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev, the ex-Soviet state of Kazakhstan has embraced the joke this time round and adopted Borat's catch phrase to try to attract tourists.

Disneyland isn't close to reopening

Chauncey Alcorn, CNN Business  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:41am

Disneyland will likely stay closed for at least several more weeks — and possibly months — after California released its long-awaited guidance Tuesday for how theme parks in the state can safely reopen.

Paul McCartney to release solo album in December

Reuters  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:06am

Paul McCartney will release "McCartney III" in December, a new collection of stripped-back songs all written, performed and produced by the ex-Beatle, 50 years after his first solo album.

Bands from 1980s and 90s stream hits to make up for lost live earnings

Reuters  |  Updated Oct 15th - 9:19am

Pop acts from the 1980s and 1990s including Right Said Fred, Paul Young and Toyah, whose income from live performances has slumped during the coronavirus pandemic, are recording their hits for a new pay-per-view series being streamed online.

'Jurassic World' shoot suspended after COVID-19 positives

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 7th - 1:09pm

Filming on the new “Jurassic World” movie at Pinewood Studios in the U.K. has been suspended for two weeks because of COVID-19 cases on set. Director Colin Trevorrow tweeted Wednesday that there were “a few” positive tests for the virus.

James Bond film 'No Time To Die' pushed again, to 2021

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 2nd - 9:00pm

The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been delayed again, this time to 2021, because of the effects of COVID-19 on the theatrical business.

'It belongs to us!": Tense French trial over colonial art

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 30th - 6:09pm

Is dislodging African artwork from a European museum a political statement, or a criminal act? That's the question a French court weighed Wednesday in an emotionally charged trial centered around a Congolese activist campaigning to take back art he says was plundered by colonizers.

Argentine cartoonist Quino, creator of 'Mafalda' comic, dies

Almudena Calatrava, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 30th - 2:29pm

Joaquín Salvador Lavado, an Argentine cartoonist better known as “Quino″ whose satirical comic strip about a socially conscious girl named Mafalda with a loathing for soup found fans across Latin America, Europe and beyond, died Wednesday. He was 88.

Shania Twain reflects on breakout album that changed country

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 30th - 1:30pm

The record that turned Shania Twain from a struggling singer-songwriter from Canada into a global superstar also changed country music for years to come.

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Andrew Seligman and Jim Litke, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 23rd - 6:50pm

Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers and whose fame extended far beyond the field for decades thanks to a friendship with a dying Chicago Bears teammate, has died. He was 77.

A sweep for 'Schitt’s Creek,' 'Succession' tops Emmy Awards

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:39pm

“Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve.

'Hotel Rwanda' hero arrested on terror charges, say police

Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 31st - 11:21pm

Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as a hero who saved the lives of more than 1,200 people from the country's 1994 genocide, has been arrested by the Rwandan government on terror charges, police announced on Monday.

ABC to air 'Black Panther' as tribute to Chadwick Boseman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 30th - 6:55pm

ABC will air “Black Panther” commercial-free Sunday as a prime-time tribute to Chadwick Boseman.

Paralympic documentary: 'None of the bodies look the same'

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 24th - 8:58pm

Matt Stutzman was born without arms — just stumps at the shoulders. Ellie Cole's right leg was amputated when she was 3, lost to cancer. Bebe Vio had parts of all four limbs amputated after she contracted meningitis as an adolescent. Doctors were able to save her life but not her arms and legs.

How does coronavirus spread at a concert? Germans do a test

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 23rd - 10:29am

Germany held a pop concert Saturday to see how those attending would spread coronavirus.

Mercedes Barcha, widow of Gabriel García Márquez, dies at 87

Carlos Rodríguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 1:46pm

Mercedes Barcha, who was credited by late husband and Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez with making it possible for him to write his masterpiece “One Hundred Years of Solitude," has died at the age of 87.

Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana on 'The Crown'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 16th - 1:29pm

“The Crown” has found its Princess Diana.