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Porn star Ron Jeremy faces 20 more sex charges, one involving 15-year-old

Porn star Ron Jeremy faces 20 more sex charges, one involving 15-year-old

Published 01/09/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Porn star Ron Jeremy was charged on Monday with 20 additional counts of rape and sexual assault, including one involving a [more…]

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

‘Rave on’: Irish president helps celebrate Van Morrison’s 75th birthday

Published 31/08/2020

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish President Michael D. Higgins joined a virtual celebration of Van Morrison’s 75th birthday on Monday, namechecking U.S. civil rights champion John [more…]

Frans Hals painting ‘Two Laughing Boys’ stolen for a third time

Frans Hals painting ‘Two Laughing Boys’ stolen for a third time

Published 27/08/2020

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Thieves stole a painting by Dutch Golden-Age master Frans Hals from a small museum near the Dutch city of Utrecht on Thursday, [more…]

Former Millennium executive Zaino launches Keystone Capital, eyes biotech

Former Millennium executive Zaino launches Keystone Capital, eyes biotech

Published 11/08/2020

BOSTON (Reuters) - Investor Fredric Zaino, who spent 15 years at hedge fund Millennium Management, has launched his own firm and plans to invest in [more…]

Equinor appoints new CEO to speed up renewable investments

Equinor appoints new CEO to speed up renewable investments

Published 10/08/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Equinor (EQNR.OL) on Monday announced the appointment of Anders Opedal as chief executive effective from Nov. 2 as the Norwegian oil and [more…]

U.S. record producer Detail charged with raping five women

U.S. record producer Detail charged with raping five women

Published 07/08/2020

(Reuters) - Grammy Award-winning producer Detail, who once worked with Beyonce, has been charged with raping five women and sexually assaulting a sixth, the Los [more…]

‘It came alive:’ Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

‘It came alive:’ Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

Published 05/08/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, home two days from a landmark mission as NASA’s first crew to fly a privately built [more…]

John Hume, Northern Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate, dies at 83

John Hume, Northern Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate, dies at 83

Published 03/08/2020

BELFAST (Reuters) - John Hume, a key Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland’s 1998 Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for [more…]

‘Cocoon’ actor Wilford Brimley dies age 85

‘Cocoon’ actor Wilford Brimley dies age 85

Published 02/08/2020

(Reuters) - Actor Wilford Brimley, best known for his roles in the Oscar-winning movie “Cocoon” and “The Firm” has died at the age of 85, [more…]

Alan Parker, director of ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning’, dies at 76

Alan Parker, director of ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning’, dies at 76

Published 01/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British filmmaker Alan Parker, director of movies ranging from “Bugsy Malone”, a gangster comedy featuring children armed with machineguns that fired cream, [more…]