- Biden meets families of Russian-held detainees Griner, WhelanWASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden met on Friday with families of two Americans being held by Russia, and personally reassured them he is working to gain freedom for the detainees. Biden sat down in the Oval Office with Cherelle Griner, wife of women’s basketball star Brittney Griner, and Elizabeth Whelan, sister ofContinue reading “Biden meets families of Russian-held detainees Griner, Whelan”
Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says
Israeli kids play next to an Israeli flag next to the Israeli Syrian border at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo DAMASCUS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other positions south of the capital, killing five soldiers and causing material damage,Continue…
William and Harry prepare to hold vigil by late queen’s coffin
LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – People flocked to central London to join a queue to file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, undeterred by a government warning to stay at home to avoid standing in line for hours to see the late monarch’s lying-in-state. Tens of thousands of people have already filed pastContinue…
Cheetahs return to India after 70-year absence
LONDON/NEW DELHI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Eight radio-collared African cheetahs step out on to the grassland of Kuno National Park in central India, their final destination after a 5,000-mile (8,000 km) journey from Namibia that has drawn criticism from some conservationists. The arrival of the big cats – the fastest land animal on Earth –Continue…
Stung by criticism over Diana, Britain’s royals show common touch
LONDON/EDINBURGH, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The day after his mother, Britain’s longest serving monarch, died, King Charles and his wife Camilla surprised well-wishers gathered outside Buckingham Palace in London by getting out of their car to greet them. The following day his two sons, princes William and Harry, staged their own walkabout near Windsor Castle,Continue…
The ‘Pinocchio’ Remake Is Even Worse Than We Imagined
Tom Hanks in an Albert Einstein wig gets swallowed by a CGI whale with a cartoon Pinocchio. Someone thought this was a good idea!
‘Monarch’ Is So Bad It Officially Killed the Network Drama
The country-music soap opera is the latest meager attempt to deliver anything besides a procedural drama to broadcast audiences. It’s so terrible, it may end up being the last.