At least one dead, 10 wounded in French Christmas market shooting

At least one person was killed and 10 people were wounded in a shooting near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, the local prefecture said.

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China detains former Canadian diplomat as Huawei CFO returns to court

Canada confirmed on Tuesday that one of its citizens was detained in China but said it saw no explicit connection to the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL].

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U.S. weighs China travel advisory linked to Huawei case: sources

The United States is considering issuing a new warning to U.S. citizens, including executives, traveling to China after Canada arrested a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive at the U.S. government's request, two sources said on Tuesday.

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U.S. voices concern about detention of Canadian in China

The U.S. State Department expressed concern on Tuesday about reports a Canadian citizen has been detained in China following the arrest of Huawei Technologies' [HWT.UL] chief financial officer in Canada, and it urged Beijing to end arbitrary detentions.

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Macron aware of Strasbourg shooting, dispatches interior minister

French President Emmanuel Macron is being kept informed of unfolding events in Strasbourg, where at least one person was killed in a shooting near its Christmas market, his office said on Tuesday.

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Macron's concessions set to blow out French deficit

France is on course to overshoot the European Union's budget deficit ceiling next year without new spending cuts after President Emmanuel Macron caved in to anti-government street protests.

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Bob Marley

Bob Marley

“If you get down and quarrel everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.”
Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

"Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality."
Churchill

Churchill

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal : its the courage to continue that counts"

Beauty meets despair in racial injustice movie 'Beale Street'

Some films about race in America are angry, many are passionate, or terrifying or heartbreaking, and a few are funny.

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U.S. auctioneer withdraws 'Star Wars' lightsaber on authenticity issue

A California auction house on Monday withdrew from sale a lightsaber described as having been used by Luke Skywalker in the first "Star Wars" movie after fans raised concerns about its authenticity.

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Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' puts new spin on racial injustice

Almost 60 years after it was first published as a book, "To Kill a Mockingbird" opens this week in a first Broadway theater adaptation whose themes of racial injustice are just as relevant today.

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'Bohemian Rhapsody' now most-streamed 20th century song

They said it would never sell, with its six-minute playing time, operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche, but the Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody" on Monday became the most streamed song from the 20th century.

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Meghan Markle presents wedding dress designer with fashion award

Meghan Markle presented the designer of her wedding dress with a prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, joining fashionistas at the ceremony where supermodel Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber was also named Model of the Year.

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Box Office: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' Narrowly Defeats 'Grinch' in Sleepy Pre-Holiday Weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" topped a quiet weekend at the domestic box office, marking the third straight win for the animated sequel. It earned $16.2 million in its third week of release, generating $140 million since it opened over Thanksgiving.

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