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BLINKS are in love with BLACKPINK’s Lovesick Girls MV

The love for BLACKPINK’s latest music video is overwhelming on Twitter. The South Korean girl group dropped their much-anticipated first full album The Album on October 2 as well as the stunning music video for their title track Lovesick Girls.  Jennie did the production of the song while...

Nicole and Sofia Richie in a rare selfie

During a champagne paint night with their family, sisters Nicole Richie and Sofia Richie posed for a rare selfie. The night included dad Lionel Richie who acutely called his Tabasco painting, ‘fire’. On Wednesday, September 30, the sisters joined the family for an outdoor art...

Beau Biden, an ‘inspiration’ for US Democratic candidate

by Elodie CUZIN Joe Biden once again paid tribute to his son Beau, who died of cancer in 2015, during the first presidential debate, yet another sign of how large a role he plays in the Democratic challenger’s campaign to reach the White House. “Even though...

Win the vote but still lose? Behold the US Electoral College

“Beautiful” is how US political outsider Donald Trump described his shock presidential win against rival Hillary Clinton on the night of November 8, 2016. The details were less clean-cut. Former secretary of state Clinton had received nearly three million more votes than her Republican rival. But,...

China stakes claim as climate leader while lambasting US ‘obstruction’

  by Helen ROXBURGH / Laurie CHEN The US is guilty of “obstructing” the global fight against emissions, China said Wednesday, as Beijing seized the climate agenda by vowing to go carbon neutral by 2060 — a target welcomed by environmentalists despite its patchy detail. The goals,...

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres apologizes over toxic workplace allegations

by Maggy DONALDSON Ellen DeGeneres on Monday opened the 18th season of her talk show that’s been mired in controversy for months with a broad apology that addressed allegations of a toxic workplace culture under her watch. It was the first time the staple of daytime...

Prince Harry and Prince William on friendlier terms now

Prince William and Prince Harry spoke more with each other on Harry’s birthday but royal expert claims that it would be ‘some time before they have a cosy Christmas together.’ Prince William, 38 talked to his sibling, Prince Harry as he turned 36 last...

K-pop fans around the world: Are they the future of activism?

To the uninitiated, K-pop fans may seem like any others in history — loyal, uninhibited and as passionate as former generations who adored, say, The Beatles, One Direction or the Backstreet Boys. Except they’re not. Those who’ve been familiar with how K-pop fandom works know that...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘not coming back’ to the royal family

In 2018, Meghan Markle joined the royal family. In less than two years as a duchess, she and Prince Harry chose to step down from their roles as senior members of the royal family. Fans are wondering if the Duke and Duchess of Sussex...

Biden, Harris vow to ‘rebuild’ America post-Trump

by Agnes Bun, with Michael Mathes in Washington Joe Biden and Kamala Harris launched their joint White House bid Wednesday, with the newly-minted vice presidential nominee saying Americans are "crying out for leadership" to overcome the triple crisis of a pandemic, racial injustice and a...