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China’s graft watchdog rebukes ‘mukbang’ binge-eating, drinking videos

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s corruption watchdog has called on online video-sharing platforms to take action against “mukbang” shows, in which people livestream themselves eating – or drinking – excessively, saying such content encourages food waste. Mukbang videos originated in South Korea and are increasingly popular in China, but they have......

Nike settles lawsuit against maker of Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

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FILE PHOTO: ?Satan Shoes?, a shoe produced by Brooklyn-based company MSCHF Product Studio Inc in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X, is shown in this advertising undated photo displayed in a legal complaint filed by Nike. MSCHF/Handout via REUTERS NEW YORK (Reuters) -Nike Inc said on Thursday it has......

Giorgio Armani could consider an Italian partner: magazine

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FILE PHOTO: Italian designer Giorgio Armani appears at the end of his Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2016 fashion show for Giorgio Armani Prive in Paris, France, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Giorgio Armani may consider a joint venture with another Italian company, the founder of the Milanese......

France starts giving COVID-19 shots in national sports stadium

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PARIS (Reuters) – France has started administering shots of the COVID-19 vaccine inside the Stade de France, the national stadium that once hosted soccer’s World Cup final. People, wearing protective face masks, walk inside the Stade de France stadium opened as a mass vaccination center in Saint-Denis near Paris as......

Nike wins halt to sales of Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday sided with Nike Inc in ordering a Brooklyn company to temporarily stop further sales of “Satan Shoes” it produced in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X. U.S. District Judge Eric Komitee in Brooklyn ruled three days after Nike sued MSCHF......

‘Game of Thrones’ play aims to bring Westeros to Broadway

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Game of Thrones” and the fictional world of Westeros will come to life in a stage play that producers said on Tuesday they hope to bring to Broadway, London’s West End and Australia starting in 2023. The play will tell the story of the Great Tourney......

Belgian university city hopes circles will encourage social distancing

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GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) – The Belgian city of Ghent has struggled to persuade its large student population to stick to social distancing rules during the pandemic, but the authorities hope they have found a solution at least to keep outside gatherings under control. The city, home to some 80,000 students,......

Box Office: Bob Odenkirk’s ‘Nobody’ Debuts to No. 1 as ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars Overseas – Reuters

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Box Office: Bob Odenkirk’s ‘Nobody’ Debuts to No. 1 as ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars Overseas Reuters Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

Ravers feel the music at socially distanced silent disco in Barcelona

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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona ravers have found a way to get round COVID-19 curbs on clubs by holding outdoor silent discos in some of the city’s best-known locations. On Sunday, people welcomed the first day of spring by putting on their headphones and busting some moves at Mar Bella beach......

In a time of pandemic, love is in the air on Canada-U.S. border

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Christina Kelly did not picture marrying her American sweetheart in the Peace Arch Park – a 42-acre (17-hectare) stretch of manicured lawns and neatly trimmed garden beds at an otherwise unremarkable border crossing in the Pacific Northwest. American citizen Regan Steele and her Canadian boyfriend Rod Greenwood......

Cologne diocese abuse cover-up report clears German archbishop

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BERLIN (Reuters) – A team of German lawyers said on Thursday they had found no evidence that the Archbishop of Cologne had breached his duty in his response to cases of sexual abuse, but criticised and named several other senior church officials. In an 800-page report into the handling of......

‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ illuminates Marvel’s post-blip world

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Marvel Studios’ newest TV spinoff, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” promises to show fans what life is like in the superheroes’ universe following the spectacle of 2019 film “Avengers: Endgame.” The six-episode series, debuting Friday on Walt Disney Co’s Disney+ streaming service, stars Anthony Mackie......

Britain’s Prince Philip leaves hospital after treatment

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth, has left the London hospital where he has been staying for treatment, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday. Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to the King Edward VII’s Hospital on Feb. 16 after he felt unwell, to......

Lukashenko says Belarus may submit new Eurovision entry after backlash

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FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko attends a meeting with members of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) in Minsk, Belarus February 26, 2021. Maxim Guchek/BelTA/Handout via REUTERS KYIV (Reuters) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Saturday that Belarus may submit a new entry to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest......

Sea slugs lose heads to rid bodies of parasites, Japan researchers show

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An Elysia marginata, a species of sea slug, after shedding its body and its self-decapitated head is seen in this handout photo taken at the laboratory at Nara Women’s University in Japan on September 2, 2020, released by university graduate school student Sayaka Mitoh, and obtained by Reuters March 10,......

Ten years after disaster, Fukushima’s ‘singing’ pottery comes home

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By Elaine Lies, Akira Tomoshige NAMIE, Japan (Reuters) – Toshiharu Onoda, a thirteenth-generation potter living in a town close to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, had just finished loading his kiln on March 11, 2011, when the massive earthquake struck. Toshiharu Onoda, 59, of the 13th generation to take on......

Prince Charles declines to comment on Meghan and Harry’s interview

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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrive at Fua’amotu airport on the main island Tongatapu in Tonga October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles declined to comment on Tuesday after he was asked about what he thought of Meghan and......

ITV has spoken to Piers Morgan over Meghan coverage, CEO says

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LONDON (Reuters) – A senior executive at broadcaster ITV has spoken to presenter Piers Morgan about his criticism of Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, the chief executive of the company said on Tuesday. Morgan, a former CNN presenter, has long criticised the couple, saying they have damaged the royal......

Meghan’s father says: the British royals are not racist at all

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LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan’s father Thomas Markle said on Tuesday that he did not think the British royal family was racist and hoped that an alleged remark from a family member about the darkness of the skin of Meghan’s son was just a dumb question. Meghan said that her son......

British minister says on Meghan interview: no place for racism in our society

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FILE PHOTO: A person is seen reading the London Evening Standard with the news that Prince Harry has announced his engagement to Meghan Markle, London, Britain, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s children’s minister said on Monday that there was no place for racism in......

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