William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen had reigned for 70 years Family had gathered at her Balmoral home Son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham … Read more

Lawsuit accuses Chris Brown of raping unnamed woman on Florida yacht

LOS ANGELES, Jan 28 (Reuters) – An unidentified woman has filed a lawsuit accusing musician Chris Brown of drugging and raping her on a Florida yacht in December 2020 and seeking $20 million in damages from the Grammy-winning singer. The civil lawsuit, filed Thursday by a musician and choreographer identified as Jane Doe, says Brown … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell to seek new trial after juror’s sexual abuse claim -lawyer

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell, who was convicted last week of aiding the sexual abuse of Jeffrey Epstein, deserves a new trial, her lawyer said Wednesday after a juror told the media. , including Reuters, who had been the victim of sexual abuse. . In a letter to US District Judge Alison … Read more

Betty White, working actress into her 90s, dies just shy of her 100th birthday

Dec 31 (Reuters) – Comedy actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America’s geriatric girlfriend after Emmy-winning roles in the television comedies “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show, “died Friday. , less than three weeks before his 100th birthday. The agent, Jeff Witjas, told People … Read more

Former U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82

Nevadan elected to the United States House in 1982, to the Senate in 1986 Reid helped get Obama’s healthcare bill passed in 2010 Former boxer fought with top congressional Republicans Reid pushed for a landmark rule change in the Senate WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Harry Reid, the bellicose son of a Nevada hard rock … Read more

‘Harry Potter’ cast recalls first kisses, horrible haircuts in reunion special

LOS ANGELES, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Daniel Radcliffe recalls embarrassing haircuts, Emma Watson found meeting her “Harry Potter” co-stars “an unexpected joy” and director Christopher Columbus recalls movie sets as “the best playground”. in the world.” Many cast members from the “Harry Potter” film franchise came together for a 20th anniversary television special, called “Return … Read more

South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Tutu dies aged 90

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a veteran of South Africa’s fight against the white minority government died on Sunday at the age of 90, the presidency said. In 1984, Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent opposition to apartheid. A decade later, he witnessed … Read more

U.S. congresswoman carjacked at gunpoint in Philadelphia park

Representative Mary Gay Scanlon speaks during a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business, and Administrative Law Hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power,” at the Rayburn House office building on Capitol Hill, Washington, USA. ., July 29, 2020. Mandel Ngan / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more

‘Spider-Man’ ignites pandemic box office with historic opening

LOS ANGELES, Dec 19 (Reuters) – “Spider-Man: No Way Home” racked up $ 253 million in ticket sales in the US and Canada over the weekend, setting a pandemic record and ranking as the third debut. largest national in Hollywood history even as a new variant of COVID-19 spreads. Worldwide, “No Way Home” generated an … Read more