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Emmy-Winner Sound Mixer Falls To Death On Set Of Tom Hanks Movie

LOS ANGELES:  An award-winning sound mixer died after falling from a balcony on the set of a new movie starring Tom Hanks as the children’s television presenter Mr Rogers. James Emswiller, who won an Emmy award in 2015, appeared to have fallen from a balcony in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, during a ... Read More »

Nobel Literature Award Body Asks Scandal-Hit Member To Quit

STOCKHOLM:  The body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has asked the wife of the man at the centre of a rape scandal to resign from the Swedish Academy as it tries to rebuild its reputation, a member said on Friday. This year’s prize-giving was postponed after allegations of sexual ... Read More »

Hundreds Mourn Bulgarian Journalist Who Was Raped, Murdered

RUSE, BULGARIA:  Hundreds of people turned out Friday for the funeral of murdered Bulgarian television journalist, Viktoria Marinova, as authorities said a suspect arrested in Germany would be extradited soon. In a case that shocked Bulgaria and drew international condemnation, mourners bearing flowers and wreaths flocked to the northern town of ... Read More »

Facebook Says Hackers Accessed Data Of 29 Million Users

SAN FRANCISCO:  Facebook says hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach disclosed late last month. The leading social network had originally said up to 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that exploited a trio of software flaws to steal “access tokens” that enable people to ... Read More »

US markets end mostly lower on Monday

The US markets ended mostly lower on Monday as fears over rapidly rising rates continued to weigh on sentiment. A sell-off seen in the overseas markets, with Chinese stocks showing a particularly steep drop following a week-long holiday also weighed on market sentiments. A jump in government bond yields over ... Read More »

US markets extend losses on worries about rising yields

Extending losses for second straight session, the US markets ended lower on Friday on worries about runaway inflation spurred by the sudden jump in US Treasury bond yields. Dow Jones Industrial witnessed its biggest one-day percentage drop since August, while both the S&P and the Nasdaq logged the biggest daily ... Read More »