Today's news headlines include fashion from the Venice Film Festival, the continuing hot weather in the Western United States, Kanye West's return to Instagram, and Dave Chappelle's comments about Will Smith. There is also news about Frieze's inaugural Asian edition, Russian businessmen who have died in apparent suicides or accidents, and the appointment of a new Prime Minister in the United Kingdom. In addition, there are stories about Saudi Arabia becoming the drug capital of the Middle East, a twisted tower unveiled in China, and President Biden's prime-time address. Finally, there are articles about Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears being accused of child sexual abuse, cute robots that could deliver coffee, and Republicans who are considering suing President Biden.
At least eight Russian businessmen have died in apparent suicide or accidents in just six months
- The best fashion on show at the Venice Film Festival
- The savage heat baking California and several other states in the West
- Kanye West returns to Instagram with family drama
- Analysis: What the Fed talks about when it talks about pain
- Dave Chappelle says before Oscars slap, Will Smith 'did an impression of a perfect man for 30 years'
- Frieze's inaugural Asian edition bets on South Korea as the region's next major art market
- At least eight Russian businessmen have died in apparent suicide or accidents in just six months
- Ezba experience: A magical glimpse into the private life of Abu Dhabi's Emiratis
- 15 and counting: The Queen prepares to appoint her newest Prime Minister
- Saudi Arabia is becoming the drug capital of the Middle East
- One of the world's most twisted towers unveiled in China
- Watch President Joe Biden's full prime-time address
- 'Jaws' is back on the (very) big screen as streaming swallows smaller ones
- Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears' accused of child sexual abuse in lawsuit; their reps call it a 'shakedown'
- These cute robots could deliver your next coffee
- Republicans consider suing Biden over student loan forgiveness
- 'Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul' finds dark satire in a disgraced megachurch
- 'House of Hammer' tries to connect Armie Hammer allegations to his family history
- UN report on human rights in Xinjiang is damning for China. But what will its impact be?
- Yes, the unemployment rate rose. Here's why that's good news
- He fled the country and went into hiding. Why has Sri Lanka's deposed leader come back now?
- Opinion: Biden's fiery speech addressed the elephant in the room
- Coins worth up to $290,000 found under kitchen floorboards
- Federal judge dismisses Carter Page lawsuit over government surveillance
- Ahead of the jobs report, the labor market is 'like an inferno'
- Opinion: This is what will prevent stagflation from hitting the US economy
- Myanmar's deposed former leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to jail, hard labor
- Russia's war in Ukraine
- A Delta airliner and a small plane came within 'close proximity' last month in Orlando. The FAA is investigating the incident
- Opinion: What I learnt growing up in the shadow of Europe's biggest nuclear plant
Venice Film Festival: The best fashion on show
Celebrities dressed to the nines have descended on the Venice Lido this week to attend the 79th installment of the city's annual film festival. It's set to be a star-studded event, with the premieres of Noah Baumbach's "White Noise," starring Greta Gerwig and…
The savage heat baking California and several other states in the West will continue through the holiday weekend
The savage heat that has gripped several states in the West will persist through the holiday weekend -- and for the third day in a row, Californians are being advised to curb their electric consumption to avoid power outages.
Frieze's inaugural Asian edition bets on South Korea as the region's next major art market
With its thriving local gallery scene and a growing class of affluent collectors, South Korea has long been considered one of the art world's sleeping giants. The announcement that a major art fair, Frieze, would launch its inaugural Asian edition there may h…
Ezba experience: A magical glimpse into the private life of Abu Dhabi's Emiratis
While modern Abu Dhabi can be defined by a space-age skyline and gigantic engineering projects, glimpses of the emirate's traditional old world can still be found and -- if you have the right guide to initiate you into the often private lives of locals -- exp…
These cute robots could deliver your next coffee
Hong Kong startup Rice Robotics' delivery bot Rice is designed to assist in settings like cafes and hotels. It's already serving up drinks around the city -- and the company hopes it will help to bring about a robot revolution in the hospitality sector.
'Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul' finds dark satire in a disgraced megachurch
Adapted from a film short into a movie, "Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul" exhibits the strain of the magnification process -- as premises go, feeling a little light in terms of the collection plate. The central performances, however, make this dark satire awkw…
'House of Hammer' tries to connect Armie Hammer allegations to his family history
Although devoted to Armie Hammer and his family, the title "House of Hammer" evokes thoughts of British horror films released under the Hammer label from the 1950s to the '70s, which doesn't feel coincidental. That's because this three-part Discovery+ docuser…
Opinion: Biden's fiery speech addressed the elephant in the room
Frida Ghitis writes that in President Joe Biden's primetime address on Thursday, he made the difficult but necessary decision to speak an uncomfortable truth -- acknowledging the grave risk that MAGA Republicans pose to the future of US democracy
Federal judge dismisses Carter Page lawsuit over government surveillance
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by Trump 2016 campaign adviser Carter Page, who sued the FBI and Justice Department for damages stemming from the controversial government surveillance he faced due to his Russian ties.
A Delta airliner and a small plane came within 'close proximity' last month in Orlando. The FAA is investigating the incident
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident at the Orlando airport last month in which a Cessna single-engine plane and a Delta Boeing 757 came within "close proximity" to one another, the agency said.
Opinion: What I learnt growing up in the shadow of Europe's biggest nuclear plant
Ukrainian teenagers know a thing or two about atomic anxiety. Writer Sasha Dovzhyk grew up not far from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant -- the biggest in Europe and now the focus of mounting fears of nuclear disaster.