Mama Miami! Florida a lure for Russian birth tourists

MIAMI — Lured by the charm of little Havana or the glamour of South Beach, some 15 million tourists visit Miami every year. But for a growing number of Russian women, the draw isn’t sunny beaches or pulsing nightclubs. It’s U.S. citizenship for their newborn children. In Moscow, it’s a status symbol to have a … Read more

Thirteen dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides

US & Canada US & Canada Two dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook … Read more

Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart News amid Trump row

US & Canada US & Canada Steve Bannon quits Breitbart News Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bannon left his White House job amid reports of a power struggle Ex-Trump strategist Steve Bannon has stepped down from the right-wing Breitbart News organisation where he built his reputation.The move comes amid a furore over remarks he reportedly … Read more

Catherine Deneuve defends men’s ‘right’ to hit on women

Europe Europe Catherine Deneuve defends men’s ‘right’ to hit on women Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Japanese astronaut sorry for 9cm ISS growth mistake

Japanese astronaut sorry for 9cm ISS growth mistake A Japanese astronaut has apologised for wrongly stating he has grown 9cm (3.5in) since arriving at the International Space Station (ISS) just over three weeks ago.Norishige Kanai said in fact he grew by 2cm, blaming “a measurement mistake”.”I’m very sorry for tweeting out such fake news,” he … Read more

A marine biologist says a humpback whale saved her from a shark

Whale ‘saves’ biologist from shark Jump to media player A marine biologist says a humpback whale saved her from a shark during a recent research expedition Dolphins having a whale of a time Jump to media player A whale appears to play with a pod of dolphins off the coast of Western Australia. Footage reveals … Read more

‘Three Billboards’ Director Martin McDonagh Blasts Hollywood’s ‘Bland PC Filmmaking’

Greg Doherty/Getty Images “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” director Martin McDonagh thinks there’s “too much bland PC filmmaking” in Hollywood right now. In an interview with Yahoo Movies UK, McDonagh said he’s attracted to pushing his comedy to the limit, and that more filmmakers should do the same. “There’s something kind of exciting when people are … Read more

Pizza Hut’s New Driverless Delivery Vehicle Scares ‘Black Mirror’ Fans

Pizza Hut Twitter “Black Mirror” is once again hitting too close to home — when Pizza Hut unveiled its new plan for a driverless vehicle delivery van, fans of the Netflix series started freaking out. On Monday, the restaurant chain unveiled its concept for a “fully autonomous delivery concept vehicle,” which bore so much resemblance … Read more

Stephen Miller Denies CNN Escorted Him Out, Blasts Network’s ‘Low Journalistic Standards’

Stephen Miller denies being escorted from CNN after nasty interview with @jaketapper “Like many things CNN says, this story has the most important virtue of all CNN stories of being not true.” pic.twitter.com/qh1SOoRItV— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) January 9, 2018 White House Senior Policy Adviser Stephen Miller is denying reports that he had to be escorted … Read more

Golden Globes: From Jeff Bezos to Jennifer Aniston, How the Heavyweights Partied (Photos)

Getty Images/Netflix The Golden Globes had plenty of celebrities, but the real decision makers — the buyers, bosses and big shots — celebrated the big event, too. See what they were up to.  Getty Images A summit between prestige TV and a titan of our era (who also does prestige TV) as HBO’s Richard Plepler … Read more