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Stan Kirsch dead: ‘Highlander’ actor has died at 51

Stan Kirsch dead: ‘Highlander’ actor has died at 51. Stan Kirsch, an actor who played the Immortal Richie Ryan for five seasons on the 1990s syndicated hit fantasy drama Highlander: The Series, died Jan. 11 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 51. Kirsch died by suicide caused by hanging, according to the L.A. County Medical Examiner’s Office. His ... Read More »

Aliko Dangote Arsenal takeover in 2021 on the cards

Aliko Dangote Arsenal takeover in 2021 on the cards. Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote has sensationally hinted he may buy Arsenal in 2021 after the completion of his other multi-billion dollar projects. Dangote, who is believed to be the wealthiest man in Africa, has an estimated net worth of more than £8.5billion through his business exploits. The Nigerian tycoon has been ... Read More »

Joel Embiid finger injury, miss Sixers’ game vs. Celtics (Details)

Joel Embiid finger injury, miss Sixers’ game vs. Celtics (Details). Joel Embiid will be out Thursday night for the Sixers’ game against the Boston Celtics, the eighth game he’ll miss this season. The Sixers’ All-Star center dislocated his left ring finger Monday night vs. Oklahoma City. According to a team spokesperson, Embiid was visiting a specialist during practice Wednesday. When ... Read More »

Pope Francis world crises, Pope slams leaders on ‘weak’ response

Pope Francis world crises, Pope slams leaders on ‘weak’ response. Pope Francis focused on the virtue of ‘hope’ in his annual greetings to members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See. Hope, he said, “is an essential virtue for Christians, to inspire our way of approaching the times that lie ahead”. Noting that “peace and integral human development ... Read More »

Jinping Myanmar visit, China to Sign Agreements on SEZ

Jinping Myanmar visit, China to Sign Agreements on SEZ. Chinese President Xi Jinping, on an invitation from Myanmar President U Win Myint, will head to Myanmar on a state visit from 17-18 January. The announcement came from China Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying. 2020 marks 70th anniversary of the establishment of China-Myanmar diplomatic relations. This will be the first state ... Read More »

Tom Steyer Democratic debate, Billionaire is the sixth Democrat

Tom Steyer Democratic debate, Billionaire is the sixth Democrat. Billionaire Tom Steyer has qualified for next week’s Democratic presidential debate on the strength of an apparent polling surge in two early-nominating states. Two Fox News polls released on Thursday evening, just one day ahead of the qualification deadline, show Steyer in double-digits, moving past some top-tier candidates on his way ... Read More »

F-35B jets sale Singapore, US approves potential sale

F-35B jets sale Singapore, US approves potential sale. The U.S. government on Thursday formally approved Singapore to become the next customer of the F-35 joint strike fighter, paving the way for a future sale. Last year, Singaporean Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen announced that the country would submit a letter of request to the U.S. government to purchase four F-35B ... Read More »

Prince Grammy tribute, Prince will be saluted by Earth

Prince Grammy tribute, Prince will be saluted by Earth. This month, seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince will be honored with an all-star tribute concert in celebration of his unparalleled career and unprecedented influence on music. Presented by The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS, the “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY® Salute to Prince” concert will feature a lineup of all-star ... Read More »

Atlanta two more seasons, time the network unveiled that production

Atlanta two more seasons, time the network unveiled that production. At last summer’s TCA, FX handed an early fourth-season renewal to acclaimed comedy series Atlanta. At the time the network unveiled that production of season 3 — delayed due to the busy schedule of Atlanta creator and star Donald Glover and the cast — and Season 4, eight episodes each, ... Read More »

Nicholas Hoult Mission Impossible, going to play the villain

Nicholas Hoult Mission Impossible, going to play the villain. Nicholas Hoult had a rough 2019. No one saw Tolkien, his biopic about the famed author of The Lord of the Rings. No one liked Dark Phoenix, his final X-Men movie. The Current War, in which he plays inventor Nikola Tesla, was greeted with a shrug following a two-year delay. His ... Read More »

Australia huge bushfires flee, Millions of animals are dying

Australia huge bushfires flee, Millions of animals are dying. Traffic queues, blocked roads and fuel shortages are hampering a mass evacuation of Australia’s bushfire-ravaged southeast ahead of extreme fire-weather forecast for the weekend. The worst blazes continue to burn in Victoria’s east and on the NSW south coast, where eight people have died, others are missing and hundreds of homes ... Read More »