Key nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards
A list of nominations in key categories for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Thai soldier's killing spree left 26 dead, 57 wounded
The soldier was killed by armed forces after an overnight siege at the Terminal 21 shopping center in the city.
Inside the $225,000 gift bag for Oscar nominees
Each bag is delivered directly to the nominees during the week leading up to the Oscars on Sunday.
Thai soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage – police
Thai police spokesman Kissana Phathanacharoen told reporters the soldier opened fire at different locations in the city, which is more than 250 km from Bangkok.
Iowa wins put Buttigieg, Sanders at center of criticism at Democratic debate
In a heated debate in New Hampshire just four days before the state’s pivotal primary, their Democratic rivals questioned whether Sanders’ democratic socialist views and Buttigieg’s relative lack of experience made them too much of a risk for the 3 November election.
American dies of coronavirus in China as toll set to surpass SARS
The 60-year old US citizen diagnosed with coronavirus died at Jinyintan Hospital in China’s Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak, on 6 February.
US, Kenya launch talks on trade deal in move welcomed by industry
US President Donald Trump and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the intention to start formal talks on a trade agreement after meeting at the White House.
China film industry's 'bleak winter' deepens as virus adds to censorship woes
Cinemas across China have closed as part of efforts to curb the outbreak and the premieres of seven expected blockbusters scheduled for the Lunar New Year holidays.
It is my wish to see Messi finish his career at Barcelona - Guardiola
Lionel Messi has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou at the end of the season after he caused a stir by criticising the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal.
Rand falls to 3-month low, stocks down
At 1500 GMT, the rand was 1.4% lower at 15.1100 per dollar, its weakest since 1 November.
WHO warns of global shortage of coronavirus protective equipment
The UN agency has been sending testing kits, masks, gloves, respirators and gowns to every region, Tedros told the WHO Executive Board in Geneva.
Liverpool fans must savour 'dream season' - chairman
Liverpool is on course for a first league title in 30 years with Juergen Klopp’s side winning 24 out of 25 games for a 22-point lead over champions Manchester City - the biggest of any leader at the end of a matchday in English top-flight history.
Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires
The deluge had the effect of calming the number of active fires in NSW by 20 in a single day, a success rate that NSW RFS said it was “over the moon” about.
Kobe Bryant memorial planned at Lakers' home arena – report
The 'Los Angeles Times' is reporting that the memorial will fall between two Lakers home games, one against the Boston Celtics and another against the New Orleans Pelicans.
The one with a reunion... will 'Friends' cast shoot special episode?
There have been a flurry of media reports about a potential reunion since Jennifer Aniston, who portrayed Rachel in the hit sitcom series, hinted that something might be underway.
Brazil gives big tobacco companies 30 days notice in smoking lawsuit
Since last year, the companies have refused to receive subpoenas delivered to their local subsidiaries in the lawsuit brought the Brazilian solicitor general’s office.
WHO says too early to say coronavirus peaking in China
The death toll from the virus in mainland China jumped by 73 to 563, with more than 28,000 confirmed infections inside the world’s second-largest economy. That number had risen by nearly 4,000 from Wednesday to Thursday.
First defence witness in Weinstein's NY rape trial takes aim at accusers
Writer Paul Feldsher testified for the defence that actress Annabella Sciorra told him in the early 1990s that she had a sexual encounter with Weinstein but did not say she had been raped.