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Remains of Cold War-era Russian sub catches fire

Remains of Cold War-era Russian sub catches fire

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The remains of a Cold War-era Russian submarine once seen in a movie starring Harrison Ford caught fire in Providence on Tuesday morning as workers were using a blow torch to cut it up for scrap, fire officials said.

Russia to host another round of talks on Afghanistan

MOSCOW — Russia said Tuesday it will host a round of talks on Afghanistan that will bring together representatives of the government and the Taliban, marking an attempt by Moscow to raise its profile in the Afghan peace efforts.
Four oaks, one sacred destiny: Recreating Notre Dame's spire

Four oaks, one sacred destiny: Recreating Notre Dame's spire

JUPILLES, France — Four French oaks that have been standing for hundreds of years in a once-royal forest now have a sacred destiny.
US officials: report on oil and gas sale ban due by summer

US officials: report on oil and gas sale ban due by summer

BILLINGS, Mont.
'Nomadland,' 'Rocks' lead more diverse BAFTA nominations

'Nomadland,' 'Rocks' lead more diverse BAFTA nominations

Following an outcry over the lack of diversity in last year's nominees and an overhaul of its rules and regulations, the EE British Film Academy Awards on Tuesday unveiled a far more inclusive field of nominees, including record nods for female direc

Missouri pastor on leave after offensive sermon on wives

MALDEN, Mo.
Norton Juster, 'The Phantom Tollbooth' author, dead at 91

Norton Juster, 'The Phantom Tollbooth' author, dead at 91

NEW YORK — Norton Juster, the celebrated children's author who fashioned a world of adventure and punning punditry in the million-selling classic “The Phantom Tollbooth” and remained true to his wide-eyed self in such favourites as “The Dot and the L

Effects worker sentenced for illegal explosives on movie set

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A special effects worker was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday for illegally possessing explosives while working on a movie starring John Travolta and Morgan Freeman. A U.S.
Santa Barbara Film Festival unveils its 2021 lineup

Santa Barbara Film Festival unveils its 2021 lineup

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is always starry a celebration of up and coming filmmakers and Oscar hopefuls, but this year the programmers have also decided to make it more accessible.
Israel celebrates 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination

Israel celebrates 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel's leaders Monday celebrated the country's 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination on the same day the government began vaccinating Palestinian labourers who work in the country.