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Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to be fixed?

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The James Bond franchise will shake things up completely for its 25th instalment, casting a black actress to take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 – since re-doing old stories with a PC angle is easier than writing new ones. The UK’s Daily Mail reports that British actress Lashana Lynch will take over Read More

Dutch millionaire & Jewish community leader ‘stabbed & waterboarded’ by robbers

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A Jewish community leader has been tortured by four assailants who attacked the millionaire businessman at his home in Maastricht, Netherlands. Police have not ruled out anti-Semitic motive behind the brutal robbery. Benoit Wesly, 73, had a nightmare experience last weekend when he suddenly woke up to four masked men standing over his bed. Seconds Read More

‘RIP Rip Torn’: Dodgeball and Men In Black star dies

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Rip Torn, who starred in the likes of Dodgeball and Men In Black, has died aged 88. The award-winning television, film and theatre actor died at his home on Tuesday afternoon, with his wife and two daughters by his side. He played Chief Zed, the head of the Men In Black, in the sci-fi film Read More

Dodgeball and Men In Black star Rip Torn dies aged 88

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Rip Torn, who starred in the likes of Dodgeball and Men In Black, has died aged 88. The award-winning television, film and theatre actor died at his home on Tuesday afternoon, with his wife and two daughters by his side. He played Chief Zed, the head of the Men In Black, in the sci-fi film Read More

More earthquakes almost certain in Southern California

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The risk of more earthquakes striking Southern California is “approaching certainty” according to seismologists, following a 7.1-magnitude tremor which rattled LA and caused fire and building damage near its rural epicentre. The most recent quake hit at 8.19pm local time on Friday, 11 miles from Ridgecrest in the Mojave Desert, which was the site of Read More

Bottle Up Challenge! Bollywood stars give viral craze a new twist

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Indian celebrities have lined up with their own versions of the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ craze – with a Bollywood-style humorous approach. Indian film stars have taken the baton from a number of Hollywood actors, football players, wrestlers, and even porn stars, who’ve been showing off their ‘skills’ in the social media fad. The Bottle Cap Read More

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer charged with 1MDB money laundering in Malaysia

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak, arrives at a court Read More

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries. The 6.4 magnitude quake, the most powerful in Southern California in 25 years, struck about 113 miles Read More

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries. The 6.4 magnitude quake, the largest in two decades in the area, struck about 113 miles (182 km) northeast of Los Read More