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State media said on Monday, July 3, that Vietnam bans 'Barbie' movie, the highly anticipated movie being shown in the country, because of a scene in which a map shows China's unilaterally claimed area in the South China Sea. Greta Gerwig directed the dream comedy about the famous doll, which starred Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling.
A terrifying explosion rocks Tokyo's Shimbashi district on Monday, leaving four individuals injured and causing chaos in the area.
July's supermoon will be 14,000 miles closer than usual, gracing the night sky with its radiant brilliance. This lunar spectacle promises to outshine any other full moon occurrence witnessed this year.
Harrison Ford brought back the famous Indiana Jones character this weekend with "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" box office but the movie didn't do as well as was expected. This weekend, Disney's "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" opened at the top of the box office in the United States, making a disappointing $60 million.
In a devastating incident of gun violence, an 18-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man lost their lives while 28 others sustained injuries in a mass shooting as tragedy strikes Baltimore block party.
A new mission to unveil the Universe's enigmas has commenced as the Euclid space telescope successfully embarked on its journey. Saturday morning witnessed the launch of Euclid aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, marking a significant milestone for the European Space Agency (ESA).
In a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized that there is currently no new nuclear agreement with Iran.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend welcomed their fourth baby through a surrogate just five months after Teigen gave birth to their daughter Esti. Teigen told everyone the good news in a very touching Instagram post that talked about how the family felt.
Scientists unveil astronomical evidence of the universe's resounding background hum as noted in a groundbreaking announcement on Thursday. Several astronomers from around the world revealed the momentous discovery of the first compelling evidence for a long-theorized form of gravitational waves that reverberate as a continuous background hum throughout the expanse of the universe.
Turkey condemns Swedish decision to approve Quran-burning protest and may jeopardize Sweden's bid to join NATO. Only one person and his translator were present at the demonstration, which took place on Wednesday during the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Adha.
Meghan Markle Netflix show was dropped, "Pearl," which was made by the Duchess of Sussex, was canceled because it was thought that kids wouldn't care about it.
Brain scientist and philosopher settle 25-year wager on consciousness according to a recent report published on Tuesday by Science Alert.
Former President Trump Acknowledges Holding Sensitive Military Document In Newly Obtained Audio Recording
According to ABC News, former President Trump acknowledges holding sensitive military document in newly obtained audio recording.
The Webb Telescope discovers an unprecedented phenomenon in the Orion Nebula in a landmark discovery made by astronomers, who detected a carbon molecule in space that is believed to be a vital component for all known life.
On the BET Awards 2023, the "Godmother of Soul," Patti Labelle paid tribute to Tina Turner, the "Queen of Rock and Roll." Patti LaBelle took the stage at Sunday night's BET awards to pay tribute to the late Tina Turner by singing "The Best," a Bonnie Tyler song that Turner made a huge hit in 1989.
In a significant move highlighting the intensifying competition for influence in Southeast Asia between the United States and China, a US aircraft carrier and guided missile cruisers make rare port call in Vietnam.
Even though their Netflix documentary did well after it came out last year, it looks like Harry and Meghan reportedly given a Netflix ultimatum with the full £81 million ($103 million) they were supposed to get. Only half of what was promised was given to them, and it is said that the royal couple will have to work to get the rest.
A recent study reveals connection between climate change and reduced brain size in modern humans after it was published in the scientific journal $ Brain, Behaviour, and Evolution$ which delved into the relationship between brain size evolution and obesity in modern humans.
The Spring 2024 season at Paris Fashion Week Mens has been exciting, starting with Pharrell Williams' debut for Louis Vuitton and continuing with the star-studded Dior fashion week show, in which models walked down a tiled catwalk after emerging from panels on the floor.
NASA warns that satellites are vulnerable to extreme solar storms after intense solar storms have been generating powerful solar winds and coronal mass ejections from the sun, leading to a significant rise in temperature within the Earth's thermosphere - the second-highest layer of the atmosphere.
In a surprising turn of events, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of Wagner group to leave Russia for Belarus, according to an announcement made by the Kremlin on Saturday.
Ava Max says a fan slapped her so hard on stage in Los Angeles, just days after Bebe Rexha was attacked on stage. Ava Max says she is getting better. The 29-year-old pop star was hit in the face by a concertgoer who rushed the stage while she was performing on Tuesday, as seen in a video that was shared on social media.
Swarms of snails travel 3000 miles to preserve an endangered species in a remarkable shipment from a zoo in the north of England to the enchanting shores of Bermuda. Nestled within a wooden crate were 1,000 mature snails, accompanied by 2,000 youthful snails, all of them destined for a new home.
The titanic submersible 'catastrophic implosion' killed five aboard, possibly sunday. The Coast Guard reported Thursday afternoon that the five passengers aboard the submersible that had been missing for days were killed after the tiny vessel taking them to the Titanic debris site experienced a "catastrophic implosion."
"We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.
This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.