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'Deepest shipwreck': US WWII ship found off Philippines
by Agence France-Presse - June 25, 2022 - 5:10pm
A US navy destroyer sunk during World War II has been found nearly 23,000 feet below sea level off the Philippines, making it the world's deepest shipwreck ever located, an American exploration team s...
TikTok releases first album of viral hits
by Agence France-Presse - June 25, 2022 - 5:10pm
Some of the biggest viral hits on TikTok have been given the full orchestral treatment and will get a traditional release on CD and vinyl this summer.
Seductive rubbish: Swedish dustbins scream with pleasure
by Agence France-Presse - June 25, 2022 - 4:41pm
Audio messages are broadcast by rubbish bins in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, where authorities recently changed the voice from a man's to that of a sensual female, hoping it would be more soothing. 
'Jurassic' is again top draw in N.American theaters
by Agence France-Presse - June 21, 2022 - 1:18pm
"Jurassic World Dominion" again stomped to the top on North American movie screens this weekend, while new release "Lightyear" didn't quite make it to infinity, or beyond.
'You're my hero' Hollywood's Ben Stiller tells Zelensky in Kyiv
by Agence France-Presse - June 21, 2022 - 1:18pm
Hollywood star Ben Stiller met Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on Monday, hailing the comedian-turned-president as "my hero" for rallying the world's support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's invasi...
Hong Kong floating restaurant sinks in South China Sea
by Agence France-Presse - June 21, 2022 - 12:50pm
Jumbo Floating Restaurant, a once famed but financially struggling Hong Kong tourist attraction, sank in the South China Sea after being towed away from the city.
Future king William's influence grows as he hits 40
by Agence France-Presse - June 21, 2022 - 12:50pm
Prince William's 40th birthday this week marks a significant milestone for the future king, who is rapidly stamping his authority on the British royal family by plotting a course between tradition and...
Russian Nobel laureate sells medal for $103.5 million to benefit Ukraine kids
by Agence France-Presse - June 21, 2022 - 12:42pm
Dmitry Muratov, the Russian editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta, on Monday auctioned off his Nobel Peace Prize gold medal for a whopping $103.5 million (P5.6 billion) to benefit...
Sexy lingerie makes post-pandemic comeback
by Agence France-Presse - June 21, 2022 - 12:25pm
Sexy women's underwear didn't fare too well during the jogging-bottoms-and-pyjamas phase of the pandemic, but from the red carpet to lingerie shows, ultra-sultry intimate apparel is making a comeback — and...
Ferrari says 80% of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2030
by Agence France-Presse - June 17, 2022 - 12:54pm
Ferrari unveiled plans to turn 80 percent of its production into all-electric or hybrid cars by 2030 in a major shift for an iconic brand renowned for its powerful combustion engines.
Ramsay Hunt, the disorder paralyzing Justin Bieber's face
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 6:03pm
Ramsay Hunt syndrome, which has forced singer Justin Bieber to cancel his world tour, is a rare and painful complication of the virus that causes shingles and chickenpox.
You can't always get what you want: Mick Jagger gets Covid
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 5:55pm
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger on Monday said he had caught COVID-19, forcing the band to cancel its latest gig in Amsterdam.
Amber Heard says online 'hate and vitriol' during Johnny Depp trial not 'fair'
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 5:40pm
Amber Heard said the "hate and vitriol" she suffered on social media during her libel trial against Johnny Depp was not "fair," but insisted in an interview released Monday she did not blame the jury for...
Famed Hong Kong floating restaurant towed away after half a century
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 5:13pm
Hong Kong's Jumbo Floating Restaurant, a famed but aging tourist attraction that featured in multiple Cantonese and Hollywood films, was towed out of the city Tuesday after years of revitalization efforts went...
Hollywood stars pen letter calling for responsible gun depictions
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 5:13pm
Hollywood stars signed a letter calling for movies and television shows to depict responsible gun ownership and to limit scenes involving children with firearms.
'How to murder your husband' writer jailed for life over spouse killing
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 5:13pm
A US writer who penned a tract entitled "How to Murder Your Husband" was sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting her spouse.
'Lightyear', animated film with lesbian kiss, banned in UAE
by Agence France-Presse - June 14, 2022 - 11:53am
Disney's animated movie "Lightyear", which contains a lesbian kiss, has been banned from cinemas in the United Arab Emirates.
Portugal at last gets to marvel at its crown jewels
by Agence France-Presse - June 4, 2022 - 11:10am
It has taken 227 years, but Portugal's stunning crown jewels have finally gone on display in a giant strong room inside the country's long unfinished royal palace.
Return of Harry and Meghan splits opinion
by Agence France-Presse - June 4, 2022 - 10:57am
Cheers greeted Prince Harry and his wife Meghan outside St Paul's Cathedral on Friday as they made their first public appearance in Britain for two years. But opinions were split among the throng of fans waiting...
Depp-Heard trial's impact 'potentially catastrophic' for abuse survivors
by Agence France-Presse - June 4, 2022 - 10:43am
The acrid US defamation trial between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard — and the decision to televise it — will have a "potentially catastrophic" impact on abuse survivors, advocates say...
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