World’s most beautiful scenes in Agora’s Travel photo contest

British photographer Lee Mumford used his drone to snap this stunning image of a train trundling through Sri Lanka’s epic landscape. He said: ‘I wanted to visit the beautiful country of Sri Lanka to see the iconic blue trains trundling through the lush countryside. I booked my accommodation, which had the perfect location to photograph […]

NFL, Dish Strike New Carriage Contract After Nearly Three Months of Haggling

“We join millions of NFL fans who are thrilled to see NFL Network and NFL RedZone back on Dish and Sling TV in time for the 2020 NFL season,” said Hans Schroeder, executive vice president and chief operating officer of NFL Media, in a statement. “Our goal is to provide NFL fans everywhere the opportunity […]

Thiem wins first major title with comeback victory against Zverev at US Open

“I was super close to being a grand slam champion. I was a few games away, maybe a few points away. For me what upset me the most is not the third set or something like that, it’s the fifth set. I had a lot of chances in the fifth set and didn’t use them,” […]

Kemp Powers’ ‘One Night in Miami’ Sheds Light on the Civil Rights Movement

I found it interesting that though we’ve talked about these figures so much in history, this film reminds us that there’s still so much we really don’t know about their legacies. That’s the danger of people becoming icons is that they’re both familiar, but it’s also possible to keep them at a distance. When I […]

Trump’s Mideast deals tout ‘peace’ where there was never war

The agreement with Bahrain has raised the possibility that Saudi Arabia — the ultimate prize in Israel’s normalization drive — could follow suit. Bahrain’s Sunni monarchy is closely allied with Saudi Arabia, which helped quash a popular uprising among the island nation’s Shiite majority in 2011. Saudi Arabia has quietly acquiesced to the UAE deal, […]

‘Parliament Will Stand Firmly Behind Soldiers Guarding Our Borders’: PM Modi Praises Indian Army

“Our soldiers are standing firm at the borders with a lot of courage, passion, and a strong resolve to protect their motherland. They are standing on difficult heights and in a few days, will weather snow. In the same manner, I am confident Parliament will send a message, in one voice, that it stands firmly […]

Rohit Pawar’s scathing reply to Chirag Paswan for criticising Maharashtra

Stating that it is easy to resort to rhetoric against Maharashtra in the tone of the actress who tried to launch her own political career, Rohit said, “It is sad that you are choosing the easy path for your politics. It is more sad because you must have felt Mumbai’s affinity during your film career.” […]

‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

As a girl, Robyn is expected to stay at home, doing scullery duty, but she sneaks out instead. Robyn fears the worst when she comes face to face with a wolf in a clearing, although this one looks different: It’s cuter, almost cuddly, and has the same three dots high on its cheek earlier seen […]

David Oyelowo Explains How Acting Helped With His Directorial Debut on ‘The Water Man’

There is so much more that goes into the making of a film, and I personally think some actors get a little self-important because we focus so much on what actors bring to a film. But the crew and the work they do, and the post-production crew — there’s just so much that goes into […]

Ryan Murphy and Netflix’s ‘The Prom’ Sets December Release Date

“The Prom” was originally a Broadway musical that debuted in 2018. It was based on an original concept by Jack Viertel with music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The musical follows four Broadway actors who travel to a conservative Indiana town to help a lesbian student who is banned from bringing her […]