DeMario Jackson is saying adios to "Bachelor In Paradise." [Source]
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's censors have a new target in a widespread clamp-down on popular culture: the country's nascent hip-hop scene, which resonated with Chinese youth last year on hugely popular television show "Rap of China."
BOGOTA (Reuters) - The Colombian government's head negotiator at peace talks with the ELN rebel group will return to Ecuador to seek a new ceasefire, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday, after being recalled to Bogota following a surge in guerrilla attacks.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Black-clad protesters in southern Athens have torn down a red sculpture shaped like an angel and broke its wings in a fresh act of violence against an artwork critics liken to Satan.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Most members of a U.S. National Park Service advisory board, appointed while Barack Obama was president, have resigned after saying they were ignored by President Donald Trump's administration, the panel chairman said on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump's physician fielded questions from reporters on Trump's recent physical at the White House news briefing Tuesday. So who is Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson -- the doctor serving the executive branch?
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday disputed a newspaper's account of an interview with him last week in which he was quoted as saying he probably has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Jan 13 (Reuters) - Sportscaster Keith Jackson, who brought a folksy, excitable demeanor and down-home exclamations such as "Whoa, Nellie!" to 40 seasons of play-by-play calling as the authoritative voice of college football for ABC Sports, died at age 89, his employer ABC reported on Saturday.
Just hours after a bipartisan meeting on the future of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, President Donald Trump tweeted that he still wanted to see a wall on the southern US border as part of any immigration deal.
AMRIYAT AL-FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces are forcibly returning civilians from refugee camps to unsafe areas in the predominantly Sunni Anbar province, exposing them to death from booby-traps or acts of vigilantism, refugees and aid workers say.
Too often the discourse that emerges from media coverage of Iran co-opts the struggle of ordinary people in order to reinforce a specific narrative. But to really understand what is happening in Iran, you only need to listen directly to the voices of the Iranian people.
(Reuters) - Former world number ones Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are relishing their return to competition after serious injuries cut their last campaigns short, but the overriding aim for both players in the New Year is to stay fit and healthy.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Apple Inc defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts in the week since the company opened up about the year-old software change.
President Donald Trump's tweet on Saturday about firing Michael Flynn from his position as national security adviser is garnering a lot of attention from critics -- with some calling it a possible admission of obstruction of justice.
An explosive report rocked Capitol Hill late Monday and early Tuesday, with the allegation that Rep. John Conyers -- the longest-serving active member of the House of Representatives -- settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 after he was accused of sexually harassing a staffer.
(Reuters) - U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson announced on Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, an ailment that constrains movement and gets progressively worse with time.
Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump believes Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore should step aside if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, the White House said on Thursday, while state party leaders in Alabama vowed to stand by their nominee.
US President Donald Trump hinted at the possibility of a diplomatic breakthrough with North Korea, were the country to release a number of Japanese citizens abducted by the regime more than two decades ago.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday in a televised broadcast, saying he feared a plot to target his life and criticizing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine teachers on Tuesday gave families returning to the destroyed lakeside city of Marawi a course on how to identify unexploded bombs in their homes and warned them to stay clear.
SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by Reuters.
Aaron Rodgers is one of the National Football League's best players, and with his potentially season-ending injury, the NFL will be put to the test. Does the league treasure its fervent black supporters as much as it does fans of President Donald Trump and a number of other white Americans, who seem to believe they alone should define patriotism? Aaron Rodgers' broken collarbone puts one of league's signature franchises, the Green Bay Packers, a team that was expected to contend for the Super Bowl this season, on the spot. Will they pass on a free agent, Colin Kaepernick, that took the San Francisco 49ers to within one play of winning a title a few years ago?
HOUSTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Sunday that workers were returning to its Mars, Olympus, Ursa and Ram Powell offshore production hubs in the Gulf of Mexico following the passage of Hurricane Nate.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's Middle East peace negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is returning to Israel to "continue the peace track" after the president met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last week in New York, a White House official said on Sunday.
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma evacuees began returning to the storm-ravaged Florida Keys on Tuesday to find homes ripped apart and businesses coated in seaweed amid a debris-strewn landscape where an estimated 25 percent of all dwellings were destroyed.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices edged up on Tuesday as the gradual restart of Gulf of Mexico refineries following forced shutdowns due to Hurricane Harvey raised demand for crude, their most important feedstock.
VENICE (Reuters) - Music video "Thriller" was not the product of a brilliant idea but was made because pop star Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, director John Landis said at the Venice film festival on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Columbia University law professor Robert Jackson, an advocate for public disclosure of political spending by companies, for a vacant seat on the five-member U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Columbia University law professor Robert Jackson to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.
TOKYO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday morning as the dollar was steady against the yen, but activity was subdued as investors waited on speeches at the central bankers' symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that began on Thursday.
MELBOURNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) - London metals slipped on Wednesday as the dollar stood tall ahead of a meeting of global central bankers at Jackson Hole in the United States later in the week. FUNDAMENTALS * LONDON COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper had slipped 0.6 percent to $6,542 a tonne by 0216 GMT, after ending little changed in the previous session, when prices touched their highest since November 2014 at $6,649 a tonne. * SHANGHAI COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange c
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Wednesday to extend a global rally spurred by gains for tech shares on Wall Street and miners in Europe, while the dollar was buoyant against the euro and yen ahead of a meeting of central bankers later in the week.
TOKYO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Wednesday to extend a global rally spurred by gains for tech shares on Wall Street and miners in Europe, while the dollar was buoyant against the euro and yen ahead of a meeting of central bankers later in the week.
BENGALURU, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Gold prices were a touch lower amid a steady dollar early on Tuesday, with investors eying developments on the geopolitical front and remaining cautious ahead of an annual central banking meeting in Jackson Hole later this week. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had slipped 0.1 percent to $1,289.77 an ounce by 0054 GMT, after rising 0.5 percent in the previous session * U.S. gold futures for December delivery were down 0.1 percent to $
(Reuters) - The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the comedian's spokesman said on Monday.
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks and currencies seesawed on Monday as traders awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's annual central banking symposium in Jackson Hole later this week for clues on the U.S. central bank's plans to raise interest rates. Questions over the possibility of a third U.S. rate hike this year have been a key driver of demand for emerging market currencies in recent weeks following a mixed batch of economic figures. Fed Cha
First, the obvious: The tantalizing whiff of controversy drew media to a season premiere of "Bachelor in Paradise" that many outlets (including this one) would have otherwise ignored. Nobody expected a "60 Minutes"-type expose, but once ABC and Warner Bros. opted to forge ahead with the show, they had a certain duty not to whitewash what nearly derailed it, and to clarify what happened -- or didn't.
ABC said the "Bachelor in Paradise" incident that temporarily shut down production of the reality series "brought to light some safety issues" that have been addressed by Warner Bros., from which ABC licenses the series.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday lowered the base price of its Model X SUV to $79,500 and said improving margins were behind the move, which came as the automaker is ramping up production of its new lower-priced Model 3.
SHEIKH AMIR, Iraq (Reuters) - As people return home to Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq freed from Islamic State, homemade bombs and explosives laid on an industrial scale by the insurgents are claiming hundreds of victims and hampering efforts to bring life back to normal.
President Donald Trump's new communications director and a member of his legal team said Sunday that Trump has no need to use his pardoning power as it relates to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's ambassador to Washington was overheard by U.S. spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing current and former U.S. officials.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's ambassador to Washington was overheard by U.S. spy agencies telling his bosses he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing current and former U.S. officials.
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca declined to comment on speculation about the future of its chief executive Pascal Soriot on Friday, after a report quoted Bloomberg news agency saying he would stay in his post.
HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to oust Islamic State from Mosul forced Um Youssef to flee her home in the city's historic quarter but, despite the government's declaration of victory this week, she is in no rush to return.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was hospitalized over the weekend to treat a urinary tract infection while she was vacationing with her family in London, the Fed said in a statement on Monday.
Fascinating indigenous culture. World-class river fishing. Close-up encounters with brown bear, lynx, moose and wolverine. Nights out under the Northern Lights. Log cabins, saunas and warming shots of aquavit.
He was part of the Knicksâ€™ only championship era, and won a mind-boggling 11 titles as a coach of the Bulls and Lakers. But even Phil Jackson couldnâ€™t resurrect the Knicks. He was dismissed as team president on Wednesday. It was a rocky three-year ride.
(Reuters) - The New York Knicks and team president Phil Jackson mutually agreed to part ways a little over three years after the Hall of Famer was brought on to help revive the struggling NBA team, it said on Wednesday.
DeMario Jackson spoke out for the first time about what happened between him and Corinne Olympios on the "Bachelor in Paradise" set where misconduct allegations prompted producers to suspend production earlier this month.
A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was "glad" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished the Louisiana Republican was dead.
PARIS (Reuters) - Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is seeing a return in demand on routes to the United States that it had started to retreat from in May, President Tim Clark said on Wednesday.
PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) - Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is seeing a return in demand on routes to the United States that it had started to retreat from in May, President Tim Clark said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson blasted the NFL on Wednesday for failing to find a role for Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who sparked debate last season with his sideline protest over police violence against African-Americans.
NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) - Jackson National, the largest U.S. provider of variable annuities, said in a filing on Tuesday it plans to remove Pimco's Total Return Bond investment strategy from Jackson National's product line-up and assign management of the $3.5 billion in that fund offering to Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine Capital.
Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump will not invoke his executive privilege to prevent former FBI director James Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The CIA, CIA inspector general and director of national intelligence will return their copies of the Senate intelligence committee's massive 6,700-page report on the CIA's interrogation and detention program under the George W. Bush administration, a Senate aide confirmed to CNN Friday.
Narrowly focused on the last few years of his life, "Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland" labors to humanize the King of Pop, acknowledging eccentricities but portraying him as an object of sympathy. While reasonably effective dramatically speaking, its reception will likely depend on how one views Jackson's alleged behavior with children.
Hillary Clinton will deliver the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College, on Friday, almost five decades after a young Hillary Rodham's speech at her own graduation thrust her into the national spotlight.
SEOUL (Reuters) - World number 10 Jang Ha-na is rescinding her membership of the U.S. LPGA Tour and will return to South Korea to compete on the domestic women's golf circuit from next month, her agency Sportizen said on Monday.
Six hours after President Donald Trump implied that he could be taping phone calls with now-deposed FBI Director James Comey, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to rule that possibility out.
Comey erred in saying a Clinton aide sent 'hundreds and thousands' of emails to a laptop, sources say
FBI Director James Comey erroneously told Congress last week that former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin forwarded "hundreds of thousands" of emails to her then-husband's laptop -- and the bureau is looking for a way to clean up the error, according to officials familiar with the matter.
(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors say that a billionaire real estate developer from Macau accused of paying bribes to a former United Nations General Assembly president also gave gifts to former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr., according to court papers.
In an interview with SiriusXM's Salena Zito that aired Monday, President Donald Trump repeatedly made reference to Andrew Jackson as a sort of North Star for his own presidency. He also suggested that Jackson had foreseen the Civil War and could have stopped it. (Jackson died in 1845; the Civil War began in 1861.) I reached out to historian and author Jon Meacham, who wrote "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House," for some straight answers on Jackson, the Civil War and Trump's version of history. (As the New York Times' Maggie Haberman noted, Trump has been reportedly reading Meacham's Jackson book.) Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.
LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Janet Jackson has announced she is going back on tour later this year, returning to the stage in the United States and Canada after taking time off to give birth to her first child.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will one day open cinemas and build a world-class opera house,Â the man spearheading the kingdomâ€™s entertainment reforms said on Thursday, downplaying opposition by...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - An unprecedented series of executions scheduled in Arkansas later this month will bring long-awaited closure to victims' families, the state's governor said on Thursday, as U.S. judges mull whether to halt the proceedings on grounds they are excessive and unlawful.