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Weinstein apologized to the Hollywood stars, promising not to mention their names in court

UNITED STATES - American producer Harvey Weinstein on Thursday apologized to actresses Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence for using their words without their consent to prove in court the groundlessness of his accusations of sexual harassment. This is stated in a statement by representatives of Weinstein,...

House of Puigdemont disappeared from Google Maps: why?

BELGIUM - The house of the former head of the government of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont in Belgium disappeared from Google's mapping services. As reported by the Spanish portal NacioDigital , on Google Street maps the Puchdemon's house in the Belgian town of Waterloo is displayed...

Pope Francis: “I am on the waiting list”

VATICAN - Pope Francis joked a number of priests on Saturday, saying he was on the "waiting list" before the Catholic Church announced one of its saints after giving some advice to tackle the "midlife crisis." Pope John VI, Pope John Paul II, and Pope John...

Saudi Arabia allows women to start a business without the consent of the guardian

SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi authorities have decided to allow women in the kingdom to start their businesses and benefit from services approved by government agencies without the need of the guardian's consent to support the private sector. "Now women can start their business and take advantage...

Pakistan bans all events promoting Valentine’s Day

PAKISTAN - Pakistan banned all events promoting Valentine's Day, including media coverage of any of these events, for the second year in a row, following a court ruling that the event was not Islamic. On Wednesday (February 7th), Pakistan's e-Media Regulatory Authority issued a warning...

Why Mona Lisa smiles?

UNITED STATES - Every day millions of people ask Google the most difficult questions and answer them: Why do Mona Lisa smile? Google responds with a brief introduction that the painting - not more than 77x53 centimeters - is one of the most unusual pieces...

A VPN service with half a billion users was not anonymous

UNITED STATES - Security researcher Paulos Ibelo has discovered a "hole" in Hotspot Shield, a popular VPN service that promises more than 500 million of its customers completely anonymous and private web surfing. Due to the vulnerable code, the personal data of users, including their...

Frasier star John Mahoney has died at age 77

UNITED STATES - "Frasier" star John Mahoney has died at age 77, TMZ reports on Tuesday. Hollywood actor John Mahoney, known for his role in the series "Fraser", died at the age of 77 years. This is reported by TMZ. According to the portal, Mahony died...

A shocking discovery about the desire to die

People often die when they are alone, and sometimes the way they die suggests that they prefer to approach the end of their lives in total isolation. Is dying alone really bad? Glennis Casswell of the University of Nottingham Nursing Department has collected a number...

The rich are advised: the best 10 investments of successful people

When you have a stable income and you start to save money, then there is a temptation to start buying elite goods for yourself and your family. Rich people point out that not all elite goods are worth buying and spending money on them. Nevertheless,...

American won $ 1 million in the lottery… but died three weeks later

UNITED STATES - A US resident died three weeks after he won $ 1 million in a lottery. The cause of American death was diagnosed cancer of stage 4. According to media reports, a resident of Sydney, New York, Donald Savastano, a self-employed carpenter, bought...

Death of Stalin: Russia cancels “humiliating” film

RUSSIA - Moscow said on Tuesday it had canceled the screening of British filmmaker Armando Iannucci's satirical drama "Death of Stalin", saying many Russians would find it offensive to the country's Soviet past, reports Reuters. The film was seen in a special presentation by officials...

Elton John decides to stop touring

UNITED KINGDOM - Pop star Elton John has decided to stop touring after he has been doing so for almost 50 years, according to a report in the British Daily Mirror newspaper. The 70-year-old British star will stop touring after a world tour that will...

50 Cent turned out to be a bitcoin-millionaire and did not even know about it

American rapper 50 Cent earned $ 7 million, selling his last album for crypto currency. On his page in Instagram, the singer wrote that he had completely forgotten about his bitcoins. In 2014, the singer sold his album Animal Ambition for crypto currency. Then the...

Apple may “kill” MacBook this year

A new report suggests that Apple has decided to "kill" MacBook Air devices that have been on the market since 2008, by its late founder, Steve Jobs. This decision may be due to the company's intention to launch a brand of MacBook with a 13...

Rock singer Dolores O’Riordan was buried in her hometown of Ireland

The body of Dolores O'riordan, the lead singer of the Irish rock band The Cranberries, was seen on Tuesday in her hometown of Ireland after a funeral confined to her family and friends. Police found O'Riordan, 46, who some believe saved people from the "darkness...

In China, banned showing hip-hop clips on TV

Chinese officials declared war on hip-hop performers. Musicians "with a low ideological level," allowing themselves "obscene and decadent statements" were forbidden to invite to television and radio. All the scenes with the participation of rappers in the TV show were cut out overnight, reports ABC. "Authors...

15 celebrities who refused to “Oscar”

January 23 in Los Angeles will become known for the names of those who will be nominated for the "Oscar" - one of the prestigious world awards in the field of the film industry. Annually, the symbol of the prize (gold figurines "Oscar") is presented...

Pope apologizes after comments on sexual abuse “injured many”

Pope Francis apologized to victims of sexual abuse by clergy in a rare act of self-criticism and admitted he "wounded many" with comments in which he defended a bishop in Chile under scrutiny. But while he regrets his choice of words and the tone of...

Amazon announces its list of 20 cities nominated to host its second US headquarters

Amazon.com, the US e-commerce giant, has chosen 20 candidate cities to host its second headquarters in North America, according to a list released Thursday. The majority of these cities are in the eastern United States, while Seattle, Washington (northwest), hosts the group's current headquarters. The...

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