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Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader…

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader…

Published 18/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame” was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked [more…]

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. But people encountered these very same problems [more…]

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dave Mustaine, lead singer and guitarist for the heavy metal band Megadeth, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, forcing the band [more…]

U.S. fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

U.S. fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” who lived a life at the highest levels of fashion, society and wealth as an heir [more…]

CNN’s Anderson Cooper remembers mom Gloria Vanderbilt as visitor…

CNN’s Anderson Cooper remembers mom Gloria Vanderbilt as visitor…

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - CNN anchor Anderson Cooper remembered his mother, designer and society grand dame Gloria Vanderbilt, as a woman who endured a string of heartbreaks [more…]

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans [more…]

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

Published 17/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials? Congress is [more…]

‘Men in Black: International’ leads box office with muted $28 million

‘Men in Black: International’ leads box office with muted $28 million

Published 16/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as “Men in Black: International” and [more…]

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk

Published 15/06/2019

GHAZNI, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising [more…]

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

Published 14/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at [more…]