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UN: Iran executes people at `alarming rate' -- 250 in 2020

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 22:05:09 -0400

A U.N. human rights investigator says Iran executed over 250 people, including at least four child offenders, in 2020 and so far this year has carried out 230 executions that included nine women and one child who was executed in secret

Record-breaking storm douses drought-stricken California

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 22:00:13 -0400

Across Northern California, crews worked to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands

Ports of LA, Long Beach to fine firms over container backlog

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:51:48 -0400

In an effort to ease congestion at the nation’s busiest port complex, officials say they will start fining shipping companies whose cargo containers linger for too long at marine terminals

Jury selection in Ahmaud Arbery slaying crawls into 2nd week

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:35:32 -0400

Jury selection in the trial of three men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery has spilled into a second week

Judge: No order barring union from discussing vaccine order

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:26:01 -0400

A judge has denied a request from Chicago to extend an order barring the president of the police union from making public statements encouraging members to disobey the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Union vote at Amazon's NY warehouse big step closer

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:21:02 -0400

The National Labor Relations Board says there's sufficient interest to form a union at an Amazon distribution center in New York City

Ex-Liberty spokesman says he was fired for raising concerns

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:16:16 -0400

A former spokesperson for Liberty University is suing the evangelical Virginia school after being fired

Judge sets final ground rules for Rittenhouse trial evidence

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:14:48 -0400

A Wisconsin judge is setting the final ground rules for what evidence will be allowed at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial next week

Former top UN official appointed next UN envoy for Myanmar

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 20:28:15 -0400

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of former U.N. undersecretary-general Noeleen Heyzer of Singapore as the new U.N. special envoy for conflict-torn Myanmar

Police: 2 die, 4 injured in Idaho mall shooting

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 20:17:58 -0400

Police in Boise, Idaho, say two people were killed and four injured in a shooting at a shopping mall

Magic Murray earns first top 10 win of season in Vienna

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:15:00 BST

Andy Murray got the better of world No 10 Hubert Hurkacz at the third time of asking in 2021 after a gruelling three-set victory in the first round of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.

Verstappen edging towards the title? US GP winners and losers

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 19:00:00 BST

QPR vs Sunderland preview: Wallace & Field to miss out

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:32:00 BST

Team news and stats ahead of QPR vs Sunderland in the Carabao Cup fourth round on Tuesday; kick-off 7.45pm.

Derby takeover: US businessman keen on buying club

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:37:00 BST

US businessman Chris Kirchner has announced his intention to buy Derby.

Starting Five: Lakers must play Davis at center

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:15:00 BST

In a new weekly column coming every Monday, we take a look at five players from across the NBA and how their performances are impacting their teams, for better or worse.

Arteta: I prefer this version of Auba

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 17:08:00 BST

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is demonstrating a different side to his game and is leading from the front for Arsenal, says Mikel Arteta.

Glazers miss out on buying IPL team

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 11:16:00 BST

The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United and the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, have missed out on buying an Indian Premier League cricket team.

Scotland rolled for 60 in 130-run defeat to inspired Afghanistan

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:15:00 BST

Scotland's three-match winning streak at the T20 World Cup came to a crashing halt as they were rolled for just 60 by an inspired Afghanistan during a 130-run trouncing in Sharjah.

No place for Murray brothers in Britain's Davis Cup team

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 16:39:00 BST

Andy and Jamie Murray have been omitted from captain Leon Smith's Davis Cup team although a fifth player will be announced in the coming weeks.

Scotland lose Bennett, Brown through injury

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 16:07:00 BST

Scotland will be without centre Mark Bennett and hooker Fraser Brown through injury for the Autumn Nations Series.

Uncharted Stars Promise Globe-Trotting Adventures in Behind-the-Scenes Preview

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:29:09 PDT

A new behind-the-scenes preview of Sony's Uncharted sees Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg teasing insane stunts and the biggest treasure hunt ever.

Dune Director Literally Brought Jason Momoa Off a Mountain to Play Duncan Idaho

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 16:01:34 PDT

Jason Momoa was Denis Villeneuve's first choice to play Duncan Idaho in Dune, so much so that the director didn't even ask the Aquaman star to audition.

Final Destination 6 Gets Featured Black List Writer Lori Evans Taylor

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:50:24 PDT

Final Destination 6 was originally discussed way back in 2011, and a new, mostly unreleated, report has suggested that there has been a recent change in the writing team.

Why Is Planes, Trains & Automobiles Rated R, and Is It Safe for Families This Thanksgiving?

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:19:23 PDT

The Steve Martin-John Candy holiday comedy will soon be reimagined with Will Smith and Kevin Hart starring.

Black Friday Trailer Has the Holidays Eating Bruce Campbell Alive

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:19:00 PDT

If you've ever shopped Black Friday, you'll see that this zom-com is a hysterical near documentary.

Midnight Mass Director Wants to Make a Horror Movie in the Star Wars Universe

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:00:25 PDT

Midnight Mass director Mike Flanagan wants to bring his signature genre to the Star Wars saga.

Airplane! and Naked Gun Director Takes a Shot at Cancel Culture

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 14:33:17 PDT

David Zucker, director of Airplane! and The Naked Gun, believes that cancel culture is stifling modern comedy.

Only Murders in the Building Season 2: What We Know So Far

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 14:13:49 PDT

Hulu's critically acclaimed dark comedy Only Murders in the Building will certainly welcome back Steve Martin, Selena Gomez and Martin Short for its next installment.

Revisiting Halloween 1978: A Look Back at John Carpenter's Mostly Slash-Free Masterpiece

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 13:20:37 PDT

Halloween Kills may be hacking up the box office, but where did the story of Michael Myers begin? With a surprisingly bloodless low-budget John Carpenter.

Brendan Fraser Is the Villain in HBO Max's Batgirl Movie, Is He Firefly?

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 13:04:14 PDT

Brendan Fraser has reportedly joined Leslie Grace in the cast of HBO Max's Batgirl and rumor is he'll be playing the supervillain Firefly.

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