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Netflix isn’t absent at Cannes. It’s everywhere.

Netflix isn’t absent at Cannes. It’s everywhere.

If you're going to earnestly shout "Vive le cinema!" the Cannes Film Festival is the place to do it.That's what Quentin Tarantino declared from atop Cannes' red-carpet stairs on his way into the premiere of ...

Analysis: Iran supreme leader comments signal strategy shift

Analysis: Iran supreme leader comments signal strategy shift

For years, Iran's supreme leader only criticized the West over Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers. Now, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is publicly chastising the country's elected president and his foreign minister as the accord unravels ...

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen

European voters started heading to the polls Thursday to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years. In all, 400 million voters in 28 nations will be voting over ...

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world's highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection groups.The southern African nation is home ...

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat.In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from ...

HOT England to ban plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds

England to ban plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds

The UK government is taking steps to curb plastic pollution. Starting April 2020 plastic straws, cotton buds, and plastic stirrers, will only be provided under strict guidelines, for medical or scientific reasons. As part of the ...

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive

In the mountainous Evrytania region of Greece, fir trees cover the hills, deer and wolves roam the lush landscape and waterfalls add to the dramatic scenery, earning it the nickname "Little Switzerland."Harder to find, however, ...