Aggression

Berlin Film Festival Condemns Russia’s ‘War of Aggression’

The Berlin Film Festival has issued a strongly worded statement that condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but has taken a stance against boycotting filmmakers based on their origin. “The Berlinale staunchly condemns Russia’s war of aggression, which violates international law, and expresses its solidarity with the people in Ukraine and all those who are campaigning […]

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#MAFS Exclusive Clip: Jasmina Presses Pause On Moving In With Michael To ‘Clear Her Head’ & Tend To Her Dog

Well, this isn’t a good sign… Source: Courtney Hizey Photography / Kinetic Content After butting heads with her hubby on their honeymoon, it looks like a “Married At First Sight” bride isn’t ready to move into their marital home and BOSSIP’s got an exclusive first look. On tonight’s episode of #MAFS, viewers will see Jasmina […]

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#MAFS Exclusive Clip: Can An Adventure Get Michael & Jasmina Back On Track After THAT Honeymoon Spat?

A “Married At First Sight” couple’s outing might help them make amends after a blowup and BOSSIP’s got an exclusive first look. On tonight’s episode of #MAFS, viewers will see the continuation of Jasmina and Michael’s honeymoon after they clashed over “aggression” and an alleged non-apology. Source: Courtney Hizey Photography / Kinetic Content Last week, […]

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Chinese guard forcibly grabs Dutch reporter during Winter Olympics live report

A Dutch reporter covering the Winter Olympics in Beijing was manhandled by a Chinese authority during a live shot outside the game’s opening ceremonies. Dutch public broadcasting correspondent Sjoerd den Daas tried to finish his report while being grabbed, pushed, and yelled at by the red armband-wearing guard before the network cut away from the […]

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China Box Office Pauses Ahead of Patriotic New Year Surge

China’s cinema box office trod water in the weekend ahead of the Chinese New Year holidays and an imminent surge of new release titles. These mean that the next few days could add up to the biggest week in Chinese movie history. Over the latest weekend, though, the nationwide aggregate was a paltry $21.4 million, […]

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Ukraine urges nation to remain calm, says Russian invasion not imminent

accept a shipment of American military equipment Tuesday to shore up their defenses. Russia has denied it is planning an assault, but it has massed an estimated 100,000 troops near Ukraine in recent weeks, leading the United States and its NATO allies to rush to prepare for a possible war. Several rounds of high stakes diplomacy […]

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Monia Chokri on Her Directorial Debut ‘Babysitter’ and Gender Politics

After bursting onto the international stage with roles in Xavier Dolan’s “Heartbeats” and “Laurence Anyways,” and premiering her own directorial debut, “A Brother’s Love,” at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019, Quebecoise filmmaker Monia Chokri approached her sophomore feature as a kind of challenge. Adapted from the 2017 play by author Catherine Léger, “Babysitter” — […]

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US embassy families to evacuate Ukraine as Russia tensions rise: report

Russian belligerence continues to mount. Other Americans in Ukraine will be urged next week to flee the threatened country via commercial flights, federal officials told Fox News on Saturday — “while those are still available,” one said ominously. The looming evacuation orders came as Ukraine accepted 200,000 pounds of American small arms and ammunition Friday […]

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Nigeria vs Tunisia: How Super Eagles will approach 2021 AFCON clash – Eguavoen

Super Eagles interim coach, Augustine Eguavoen has said that his team will approach their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Round of 16 tie against Tunisia the same way they did against Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau. Nigeria will face Tunisia in the AFCON last-16 on Sunday night following the conclusion of the Group stages matches […]

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President Biden is a fool who’s fooling himself

press conference Wednesday was an exercise in self-delusion.  The reality of American voters’ lived experience of his presidency is evident in his plummeting polls after a hellish first year of self-inflicted crises, from Afghanistan to inflation to illegal migration.  And yet the president declared to the world that he is doing a tremendous job and […]

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Nets’ Nic Claxton realizing his potential amid consistent run of games

Sunday’s overtime win over the Spurs. “On the offensive end, just knowing how to play off those guys and knowing how they want to guard James or KD and just getting money off of that.” Nic Claxton is in the midst of one of the best season’s of his career. USA TODAY Sports In the […]

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Biden signs $768B defense bill, complains it won’t let him close Gitmo

terror detainees from Guantánamo Bay. Top Democrats have long advocated for the closure of the military prison at the US Navy base in Cuba, a drive that has been met with sharp pushback from Republicans. In a statement, Biden argued that two sections of the bill barring the use of federal funds to transfer detainees […]

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‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ Review: A Patriotic Chinese View of the Korean War

Errors and omissions are standard features of historical dramas everywhere. It is therefore no surprise to find Korean War history being filtered to suit domestic requirements in the three-hour Chinese blockbuster “The Battle at Lake Changjin.” Nor is it unexpected for U.S. military characters to be cardboard cutouts with excruciatingly bad dialogue. And, like many […]

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U.S. closer to removing Chinese firms from Wall Street

The U.S. government is just one step away from enacting a law that could ‘kick’ several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing. According to a report by the Cable News Network (CNN) on Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives had passed a Bill to that effect on […]

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