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They’ll always have ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’

Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp were at a bit of a career crossroads when they manifested Marcel, a one-inch-tall seashell with a tiny voice and a big heart. Slate had recently b...

Vince McMahon will step down during WWE misconduct probe

Vince McMahon is stepping down as CEO and chairman of WWE during an an investigation into alleged misconduct involving the longtime leader and public face of the organization. McMah...

Today in History: April 23, Hank Aaron's first home run

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 23, the 113th day of 2022. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 17-23

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 17-23: April 17: Actor David Bradley (“Game of Thrones”) is 80. Musician Jan Hammer is 74. Actor Olivia Hussey is 71. Actor Clarke Peters (“...

'Peacemaker' puts John Cena film character in topical light

NEW YORK (AP) — In last year's “The Suicide Squad,” John Cena's Peacemaker is a jingoistic, bigoted superhero. Transferring the DC Comics character to a TV series spinoff gave writer-director James Gu...

German video game ad labels China 'West Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An online advertisement for a video game has gone viral for listing China as "West Taiwan," among other changes to a map of the Asia-Pacific region. Earlier t...

Taiwanese chuckle at John Oliver special on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese on Sunday (Oct. 24) got a kick out of John Oliver's long-awaited episode on Taiwan, which covered its history, tensions with China, and the point of view of ...

'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' discusses Taiwan's political complexities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was the focus of the latest episode of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," which aired Sunday (Oct. 24). Oliver said Taiwan’s relations with Ch...

Taiwan is a country, US should stop 'strategic ambiguity'

America’s decades-old policy of “strategic ambiguity” has become an embarrassment and a stain on its reputation as a defender of freedom and democracy. Many government officials, alo...

WWE leaves virtual reality behind in 1st tour since 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Triple H walked with his arms crossed like an X -- his signature Degeneration X symbol -- with his 7-foot tag-team partner Joel Embiid to ring a ceremonial bell last month before a...

Review: In 'F9,' finding a new gear for ridiculousness

In 20 years and 10 movies the “Fast and Furious” series has relentlessly insisted that its saga is really, truly about family. With all due respect to Vin Diesel's Toretto clan, I mu...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's global domination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the backlash over professional wrestler John Cena's apology to China continued over the weekend, a map of Taiwan surfaced on social media showing the country laying...

John Cena’s 'Fast and Furious' roundabout

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – “Justice is coming,” screams one of the promotional quotes for the high-speed action thriller "F9," aka "Fast & Furious 9." In fa...

Satire site lists Taiwan as 'Country of the Year' after John Cena fiasco

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the backlash over professional wrestler John Cena's cringe-worthy apology to China for calling Taiwan a country, satire website Babylon Bee on Wednesday (May 26) ...

CM Punk trolls John Cena by declaring 'Taiwan is a country'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former professional wrestler CM Punk on Wednesday (May 26) joined the tag team of politicians and pundits slamming wrestler John Cena for his groveling apology to Chinese ...