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Waddling into view are the stars of Netflix's 'Penguin Town'

NEW YORK (AP) — They arrive every year in their snazzy black and white tuxedos, causing traffic jams and clamoring for quality real estate. Endangered African penguins have long bee...

Elderly Taiwanese actor receives speedy vaccination service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese retired actor Chen Bing-nan (陳炳楠) had his first COVID jab on Tuesday (June 16) and reported slight side effects. As Taiwan began its mass vaccination campaign...

Prime Day 2021 Deals Preview: Two Days, More Than 2 Million Deals, Starting June 21 in Singapore

Prime Day starts at 12am SGT on June 21, offering 48-hours of epic savings and over two million deals globally from amazing brands including Canon, Nerf, Razer, Sonos, JuJuBe, and many morePrime me...

Nashville Superspeedway welcomes Cup debut as track reopens

Erik Moses attended his first NASCAR race in 2019 as an XFL executive looking to poach marketing ideas during a trip to Dover International Raceway. One year later, Dover poached Moses and sent him to...

UK fends off demands to give workers more virus support help

LONDON (AP) — The British government fended off calls Tuesday to provide more financial support to businesses and workers suffering from its decision to delay lifting coronavirus restrictions in Engla...

In Argentina, pandemic exacts a heavy toll on tango culture

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a huge ballroom in a Buenos Aires basement, the tables are stacked. On the orchestra stage, the piano lid is closed near unplugged speakers and billboard images of ta...

New owners try to get Bally's Atlantic City back in the game

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Phil Juliano was looking at Bally's casino through rose-colored glass. Or more accurately, rose-colored glass flecked with jarringly out-of-place blue squares. ...

Taiwan c.bank seen standing pat on rates again as economy booms

Taiwan's central bank will likely keep its policy rate steady at a record low this week as the economy booms on global tech demand fuelled by the work-from-home trend, despite a spike in COVID-19 ...

AP PHOTOS: Virus left transgender Kashmiris 'on our own'

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Singing and dancing at weddings used to earn Khushi Mir enough income to take care of her family. Until the pandemic. Lockdowns to curb the coronavirus in Indi...

The Latest: Vaccinated Hawaiian positive for delta variant

HONOLULU -- Hawaii says a vaccinated Oahu resident who traveled to Nevada last month has tested positive for the delta variant of COVID-19. The delta variant was first detected in I...

Mexican band Los Bukis to reunite for 1st tour in 25 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Mexican band Los Bukis are reuniting for a concert tour that will bring them together for the first time in 25 years. Five of its members — Marco Antonio Solis...

Rising Korean Star Wi Ha-joon Of MSteam, Wholly-Owned By Spackman Entertainment Group’s Associated Company, Spackman Media Group, Stars In Korean Crime Thriller Film, MIDNIGHT, To Be Screened On Korean Theatres And Online On 30 June 2021

Trailer of Korean crime thriller, MIDNIGHT, headlined by Wi Ha-joon of MSteam, releasedSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 June 2021 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited ("Spackman Entertainment Gro...

Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of 'Network,' dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even t...

The Latest: Britain wants more inquiry into COVID-19 origin

CARBIS BAY, England — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain wants further investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that at the moment the country doesn’t believe it cam...

Queen Elizabeth honors key women in UK's rapid vaccine drive

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has used her birthday honors list to celebrate those at the forefront of the U.K.'s rapid rollout of COVID-19 vaccines over the past few months, which has been credite...