Trump casts doubt on Middle East peace talks

Middle East Middle East Trump casts doubt on Middle East peace talks Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this … Read more

Syria war: Germany suspends upgrade to Turkey tanks

Europe Europe Syria war: Germany suspends upgrade to Turkey tanks Image caption There has been criticism of Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria from across the political spectrum in Germany The German government has put plans on hold to upgrade German-made tanks used by Turkey amid a public outcry over a Turkish offensive in northern Syria.Foreign … Read more

Padmaavat: India clashes as controversial film opens

Padmaavat: India tightens security as controversial film opens Many cinemas have been vandalised by Hindu right wing mobs Security has been tightened in parts of India for the release of a Bollywood film which has generated months of violent protests. Some schools are shut in a Delhi suburb following an attack on a school bus, … Read more

Oprah not interested in presidential bid

Oprah not interested in presidential bid Image copyright AFP Image caption People thought Oprah gave a hint of her presidential ambitions in her Golden Globes speech Oprah Winfrey has told the US magazine InStyle that she does not “have the DNA” to be US president.She had been widely touted as a future Democratic contender for … Read more

‘American Crime Story’: Did Andrew Cunanan Really Wrap People in Duct Tape?

The second episode of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” dials back to before Gianni Versace (Edgar Ramirez) was murdered in the show’s premiere, filling in more of the story of what led to his death at the hands of Andrew Cunanan. Much of the episode centers on Cunanan (Darren Criss) after his … Read more

‘American Crime Story’ Fact Check: Did Gianni Versacci Have AIDS?

(Some spoilers ahead for the second episode of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.”) The second episode of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” goes ahead and delves into the single biggest point of contention between the Versace family and the book “Vulgar Favors” by Maureen Orth: the contention that Gianni … Read more

Academy Museum COO Rich Cherry to Resign Less Than a Year After Taking Job

AMPAS Rich Cherry, the Chief Operating Officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s museum project has resigned his position. According to an Academy spokesperson, Cherry, who has been in the position for just under a year, will remain on with the project through the end of February. No reason was given for … Read more

The Weinstein Co. Makeover: Breastfeeding Rooms, Free Food — And the New Name (Exclusive)

The new Weinstein Company will have private breastfeeding rooms, three free meals a day and emphasize an open and inclusive workplace under imminent owner Maria Contreras-Sweet, a knowledgeable insider told TheWrap. The former Small Business Administrator for President Barack Obama will also establish a multi-million dollar “victim fund” for Harvey Weinstein’s accusers to which Contreras-Sweet … Read more

Olivia Cole, Emmy-Winning ‘Roots’ Actress, Dies at 75

Brad Barket/Getty Images Olivia Cole, the Emmy-winning star of the original “Roots” miniseries, has died at the age of 45. The actress died on Friday at her home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, according to her agent Susie Schwarz of SDB Partners. Born November 26, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, Cole got her start in acting … Read more

Trump declares 'big win for Republicans' after shutdown fight

President Trump is declaring victory for Republicans after signing a bipartisan bill to end the three-day government shutdown — and is vowing a return to his role as dealmaker-in-chief.“Big win for Republicans as Democrats cave on Shutdown,” Trump tweeted Monday night after signing legislation that will fund the government through Feb. 8. “Now I want … Read more