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Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope

HAVANA (AP) — Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private businesses that had arisen in what was once a near-w...

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Presents "3.11 – Ten Years On," a Collection of New and Encore Programs to Commemorate 10-Year Anniversary of the Largest Earthquake Ever Recorded in Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 5 March 2021 - NHK WORLD-JAPAN, the English-language international service of Japan's sole public broadcaster, NHK, today announced it will present a collection of ...

Photo of the Day: Angry Autobot mural in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Late last year, this mural of a Transformer-like robot was completed by a Dutch artist in Kaohsiung. Originally from the Netherland, Fleks One currently lives and works...

FKA twigs sues Shia LaBeouf, alleging abusive relationship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer FKA twigs filed a lawsuit Friday alleging that Shia LaBeouf was physically and emotionally abusive during their relationship from 2018 to 2019, saying her experience was part...

Immersive Fashion Experience, Heart of Cyberpunk Officially Launches

Visit this Surreal Sci-fi City to Experience an Illusionary Fashion Presentation under the Neon-lit Backdrop HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 22 October 2020 - Brought to you by Hong Kong Design Ce...

Taiwan-US relations cause China to dial up propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan and the U.S. drift closer, China has stepped up its propaganda online and through state media. The propaganda, along with several military exercises over the ...

Colts' new kicker constructing new chapter as opener nears

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie kicker Rodrigo Blankenship spent last weekend putting together Lego sets as the Indianapolis Colts debated his future. First, there was a Ferrari; then, a ...

Trolls doll pulled after complaints it promotes child abuse

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Trolls doll is being pulled off store shelves amid complaints it promotes child abuse. Toymaker Hasbro said Wednesday that it’s in the process of removing t...

Moderna, SAP rise; Hasbro, Ventas fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Moderna Inc., up $6.70 to $79.91. The biotechnology company secured more U.S. funding ...

Beckham son Brooklyn is engaged to actress Nicola Peltz

LONDON (AP) — Brooklyn Beckham, son of retired soccer superstar David Beckham and fashion designer Victoria Beckham, and American actress Nicola Peltz have announced they're engaged. ...

Mandarin Oriental Taipei plans mass layoffs in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronavirus pandemic has dented Taiwan's tourism sector and the country's most luxurious hotel, the Mandarin Oriental Taipei, due to social distancing and exte...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 16-22

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 16-22: Feb. 16: Jazz singer Peggy King is 90. Actor Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in "The Empire Strikes Back") is 75. Actor William Katt ("Great...

Josh Duhamel gets new contract to promote North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota will again enlist the help of Hollywood actor Josh Duhamel to help promote tourism in his home state. North Dakota's tourism department confirmed T...

Ryan Reynolds says he related to Peloton actress' plight

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire her for a commercial promoting his gin company. ...

China can pull plug on Philippines power supply at any time: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Communist China completely controls the power grid of the Philippines and could flip off the switch at any time, according to an internal report created ...