Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone, who wrote classical works and film scores, including music for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, died in the early hours of Monday at a clinic in Rome after suffering a hip fracture several days before.
Jimmy John’s has fired at least one manager and several employees after staff members at a Georgia franchise were viewed using the sandwich shop’s bread dough to perform a mock lynching on social media, which many have deemed racist.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner warned Sunday that the Texas city’s hospital system is becoming “overwhelmed” with COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, Arizona’s intensive care units (ICUs) are near full capacity.
US-based tech companies Facebook, Twitter and Google have suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following Beijing’s imposition of a new national security law last week.
A tell-all book by US President Donald Trump’s niece Mary Trump, titled “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,” will be published two weeks ahead of schedule, according to publisher Simon & Schuster (S&S).
A Bloomington, Indiana, resident said he was assaulted and threatened with a noose by a group of men near the shore of Lake Monroe on Saturday.
On Monday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab unveiled new sanctions against 47 individuals and 2 entities from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under the UK’s Magnitsky amendment legislation. Under the restrictions, persons targeted will not be allowed to visit the UK, buy property, or use the country’s banking system.
The new tool is expected to be followed up by simulators of other military and civilian planes, including Iran’s stock of Lockheed P-3 Orion anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft delivered to the country prior to the Iranian Revolution of 1979.
Joke or not, Kanye West, American rapper and husband of Kim Kardashian, announced last week that he would be running for president of the United States. According to the musician’s fans and critics, if he is indeed serious about his bid and does manage to become the next POTUS, America could turn out to be a really interesting place to live.
Former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein and his alleged accomplice, Ghislaine Maxwell, was arrested on Thursday accused of helping the deceased financier to groom and sexually abuse under-age girls. Maxwell denies the allegations.
The claims have been gathering momentum online after an old picture resurfaced of Elon Musk posing beside Jeffrey Epstein’s suspected accomplice, Ghislaine Maxwell, at a Vanity Fair party.
The jet reportedly arrived from South America on Sunday and was tracked down as soon as it entered Mexican airspace.
The discovery was made as the orbiter surveyed the moon's northern hemisphere, with researchers now poised to perform a similar study of the Earth's natural satellite's southern hemisphere.
Historians believe that America’s founding father Thomas Jefferson fathered six children with his slave Sally Hemings, although this account still remains disputed by some. TV personality Shannon LaNier is however known to present himself as the president’s proud descendent, and has previously co-authored a book about Jefferson’s family.
At least two more Israeli reconnaissance satellites are currently operational - the Ofek 5, launched in 2002, and the Ofek 11, which has been zooming in on possible targets since 2016.
While the odds of the asteroid colliding with Earth are “non-zero”, they only amount to about "one out of 3.6 million".
Lebanese-American model Mia Khalifa and her fans are currently fighting a battle with porn websites and film studios such as PornHub and BangBros for the removal of pornographic videos featuring the then-21-year-old actress. So far, the websites have hesitated to take down Khalifa’s infamous ‘porn-in-Hijab’ stunts.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India now has the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, surpassing Russia. India is now trailing only the US and Brazil, with 697,413 infection cases. The country is undergoing a phased reopening programme to bring normalcy and reverse an economic collapse.
Joanne Rowling, the legendary author of the Harry Potter series, is currently facing a new backlash over her views on transgender issues which started in the beginning of June after she pointed out, in response to a Devex article, that “people who menstruate” can be simply called 'women'. She was soon accused of transphobia for her views.
After the US hip-hop artist announced he would be running for presidency some detail of his biography resurfaced, making the fans of another music icon, Britney Spears, fly off the handle.