• MAGICIAN May 10, 2019

    Review: In ‘Parabellum,' John Wick Is on the Run Again

    Nothing in today’s movie-land stays minor-key. Chad Stahelski’s “John Wick” has quickly spouted into a three-and-counting series, the latest of which is “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum.” What was once a taut, minimalist action movie with an appeal predicated on low-expectations and leanness has grown into a franchise with a typically overcooked subtitle and de-rigueur world-building (the film’s press...

  • Europe Mar 31, 2019

    Pope Visits Morocco to Highlight Christian-Muslim Ties

    Pope Francis sought Sunday to encourage greater fraternity between Christians and Muslims in Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country’s Muslim majority they are part of the same human family will help stamp out extremism. On his second and final day in Morocco, Francis told Catholic priests and sisters that even though they are few in number, they shouldn’t...

  • Europe Mar 31, 2019

    Pope Visits Morocco to Highlight Christian-Muslim Ties

    Pope Francis sought Sunday to encourage greater fraternity between Christians and Muslims in Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country’s Muslim majority they are part of the same human family will help stamp out extremism. On his second and final day in Morocco, Francis told Catholic priests and sisters that even though they are few in number, they shouldn’t...

  • Donald Trump May 9, 2018

    Ex-Aide to EPA Chief Testifies on Costly Trip to Morocco

    On a trip to Morocco last year, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his staff missed a connecting flight and spent more than 24 hours in Paris because his security detail’s weapons and other gear couldn’t be transferred between the planes in time, his former security chief told congressional staffers last week. That’s according to aides to the House...

  • United States Jan 15, 2018

    US Army Hero Dog During WWII Receives Posthumous Medal

    A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain’s highest honor for animal bravery on Monday. Chips, a German shepherd-husky cross, was awarded the Dickin Medal for actions during a 1943 beach landing in Sicily. According to the U.S. soldiers, Chips raced into an Italian machine-gun nest, attacking an enemy soldier by...

  • Paris Nov 22, 2017

    Here's Looking at ‘Casablanca' at 75

    The enduring film still strikes deep into the heart and mind, even as time goes by.

  • Dallas Jul 31, 2017

    Italian Poster for ‘Casablanca' Attracts $478,000 at Auction

    The only known surviving Italian issue poster for the classic movie “Casablanca” has sold for $478,000 in Dallas at a public auction of vintage movie posters.

  • CEO Jul 6, 2017

    Qatar Airways Joins Gulf Carriers Off US Laptop Ban List

    Qatar Airways joined two other major long-haul Gulf carriers on Thursday in getting off a U.S. ban on laptops and large electronics in airplane cabins, despite facing logistical challenges amid the country’s diplomatic dispute with several Arab nations. Doha-based Qatar Airways, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Dubai-based Emirates and Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines all have put security procedures in place to satisfy American...

  • California Jun 13, 2017

    The Force Is Strong in This Star Wars Auction

    Several props used in the Star Wars movie franchise including Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber, Darth Vader’s helmet, and R2-D2 will be auctioned off this week.

  • Ben Affleck Mar 30, 2017

    ‘Wonder Woman' Wows, Affleck makes Appearance at CinemaCon

    Wonder Woman is here to save the world, and, possibly the future of Warner Bros. DC Comics universe. New footage featuring actress Gal Gadot’s lasso-wielding superhero stole the show Wednesday night at CinemaCon, which also featured some peeks at “Aquaman” and “Justice League.”

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