In a video posted on her social media, Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard suggested that Hillary Clinton recently "smeared" her as a "Russian asset" as payback for Gabbard's defiance of the party establishment in 2016.
Sources told The Hollywood Reporter that Leto, 47, was so furious about Joaquin Phoenix's standalone "Joker" film that he tried to get his agents to cancel its production entirely – yet the 30 Seconds to Mars singer could lose the role completely.
DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - The Syrian Army has surrounded the Turkish one in the border town of Ras al-Ain in north Syria, where Ankara has launched a military operation, and the Turkish forces are soon to withdraw from that area, member of the Syrian parliament, Jansit Kazan, said on Sunday.
Former White House communications director Jen Psaki criticized White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney for admitting to a “quid pro quo” in Trump’s talk with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, yet conceded that it is a common tactic for US diplomacy.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States filed an application for conducting 21 observation flights over Russia in 2020 out of the 38 stipulated by the Open Skies Treaty (OST), so the interest of the US military in maintaining the agreement is obvious, the head of Russian Defence Ministry's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, Sergei Ryzhkov, said.
Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola went a step further than Martin Scorsese in his criticism of Marvel superhero movies, calling them “despicable.”
DOHA (Sputnik) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in Lebanon has set up a headquarters to assist their nationals in leaving the country engulfed in massive anti-government protests, Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamisi, the UAE Ambassador to Beirut, said.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Two new typhoons are moving toward the shores of Japan, where the elimination of the previous Typhoon Hagibis' aftermath of floods and landslides caused by heavy rains has not yet been completed, Japan Meteorological Agency said.