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1. He didn’t originally set out to be an actor. He'd only tagged along with some friends to be an extra on the set of Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) and caught the eye of someone on the crew.
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When Sinbad the cat showed up at the Anti-Cruelty Society, an animal shelter in Chicago in the US, he weighed 5kg – and nearly half of that weight was fur.
US President Donald Trump said he'd asked people at the highest level of intelligence about waterboarding, and has concluded that: “‘Does torture work?’ Absolutely.”
The UK is guilty of a dereliction of its duty to Hong Kong and is “selling its honour” to secure trade deals with China, the territory’s former governor Chris Patten has warned.
A 10-year-old surfer has had a close encounter with a photo-bombing shark that shared a wave with him off an Australian beach.
High heels, blonde hair and make-up are among dress codes for women in the British workplace, despite gender discrimination being illegal, a parliamentary report released today has found.
In the face of verbal attacks and accusations they are dishonouring their families by daring to perform, the women of Afghanistan’s first all-female orchestra are charting a new destiny for themselves through music.
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean.
The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May.
Rick Riordan, author of the best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians fantasy series, has turned down an invitation to be honoured by the Texas legislature.
When Tilikum first came to SeaWorld 25 years ago, the masses enthusiastically bought tickets to see killer whales like him perform.