Evacuations resume from east Aleppo

Evacuations resume from east Aleppo

Evacuations resume from east Aleppo, with buses and ambulances leaving rebel areas of Syrian city, UN official says This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or […]

Jordan attack: Canadian among 10 dead in Karak shooting

Jordan attack: Canadian among 10 dead in Karak shooting

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police and ambulances gathered in Karak amid a stand-off with the gunmen Gun attacks in and near the Jordanian city of Karak have left 10 people dead including a Canadian tourist and at least four police officers. Unidentified gunmen opened fire on two police patrols before fleeing to an ancient […]

Saturday Night Live recap: Casey Affleck – Entertainment Weekly

Ahh, December: Christmas lights are strung from the trees, ugly holiday sweaters are fished out of storage, and Saturday Night Live alumni are returning to Studio 8H. The annual Christmas episode is usually one of the cheeriest of the year, as ghosts of episodes past return to the show for a few festive cameos. 2016’s […]

Actor Michael Sheen to focus more on political activism – BBC News

Actor Michael Sheen to focus more on political activism – BBC News

Image caption Michael Sheen in a recent documentary about the threatened Port Talbot steelworks Welsh actor Michael Sheen has dismissed newspaper claims he is quitting Hollywood to become a politician. The Bafta-nominated star plans to focus more on political activism in his home town of Port Talbot. But he clarified reports by the Times Magazine […]

SNL: Chance the Rapper marks ‘the last Christmas before Trump’ in Run-DMC spoof – Entertainment Weekly

Chance the Rapper, Kenan Thompson, and Leslie Jones channeled Run-D.M.C.’s “Christmas in Hollis” for “Jingle Barack,” an SNL musical tribute to “the first, maybe last, black president” and “the last Christmas before Trump next year.”  In addition to host Casey Affleck breakdancing as Jesus, Chance and Thompson rap, “Hey, kids, enjoy the presents while you can ‘cause next year […]

Mysterious ghost shark captured on camera for the first time – Reading Eagle

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Like its Greek mythological namesake, the chimaera – or “ghost shark” – is a mysterious, rarely seen creature with a patchwork of bizarre features. Dwelling in the depths of the ocean, its eyes are pale and seemingly dead. Where teeth should be, the ghost shark uses tooth plates instead […]

Shocking video of killer whales goes viral – Morning Ticker

Shocking video of killer whales goes viral – Morning Ticker

Stunning video taken from a drone has emerged of an extremely rare sight caught on camera: two adult female killer whales and their two calves eating a shark alive in California’s Monterey Bay. This type of killer whale, the offshore killer whale, is tough to catch on film, and even tougher to see eating, but […]