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Reese Witherspoon’s media firm to be sold to Blackstone-backed company

Academy award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon's media company, Hello Sunshine, is selling itself to a newly formed media firm backed by Blackstone Group Inc for an undisclosed sum. The sale will value the company at...

Pentagon placed on temporary lockdown after nearby shooting

A shooting outside the Pentagon on Tuesday (August 3) resulted in several casualties after a Pentagon police officer was attacked, with law enforcement offering few details but saying there is no "threat to our community."

Biles returns to claim balance beam bronze, Guan wins gold

Simone Biles made a fearless return to competition on Tuesday (August 3), capping a tumultuous Tokyo Games with a bronze medal on the balance beam. The final gold of the women's artistic gymnastics programme...

New York AG says probe found Gov. Cuomo sexually harrassed multiple women, broke laws

An investigation has found that Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and violated federal and state laws, New York state Attorney General Letitia James said on Tuesday (August 3). "Specifically, the investigation found...

COVID vaccines given to Mumbai’s vulnerable in door-to-door drive

Health workers and volunteers from Mumbai's local authority conducted a door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Tuesday (August 3), inoculating vulnerable people who were unable to go to vaccination centres. Carrying boxes containing COVISHIELD vaccines...

New York mandates COVID vaccine or testing for transport workers

The agencies overseeing New York's bridges, trains and seaports will require their workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine or get tested weekly starting next month amid rising cases of the Delta variant, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...

‘I came here not playing games’ – Puerto Rico’s gold medallist Camacho-Quinn

Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn capped a dazzling performance in the women's 100-metre hurdles in Tokyo with a gold medal on Monday (August 2), becoming the U.S. territory's first gold medallist in athletics. "That's amazing....

Sky turns orange as Turkey wildfire rages

Plumes of orange smoke filled the skyline of Turkey's popular holiday resort area of Bodrum on Sunday (August 1) as firefighters battled to contain the blaze still raging in coastal resort towns. Eyewitness video...

NFL player goes wild cheering on wife at Olympics

David Blough, who plays for the Detroit Lions in the NFL, showed just how much he supports his wife, Melissa Gonzalez, when a camera at the team facility caught him celebrating wildly as she competed Saturday (July...

Belarusian athlete at Tokyo airport after being sent home for criticizing coaches

A Belarusian sprinter said she was taken to the airport against her wishes on Sunday (August 1) to board a flight back home after she complained about national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics. Krystsina...

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Reese Witherspoon’s media firm to be sold to Blackstone-backed company

Academy award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon's media company, Hello Sunshine, is selling itself to a newly formed media...

Pentagon placed on temporary lockdown after nearby shooting

A shooting outside the Pentagon on Tuesday (August 3) resulted in several casualties after a Pentagon police officer was attacked, with law...

Biles returns to claim balance beam bronze, Guan wins gold

Simone Biles made a fearless return to competition on Tuesday (August 3), capping a tumultuous Tokyo Games with a bronze medal on...

Hazmat called for suspicious envelope at DHL

HOUSTON – The HFD hazmat team has determined that a suspicious envelope reported at a DHL facility last night did not contain...

Man injured in workplace accident on Humble Westfield Road

HOUSTON – A man was rushed to the hospital after sustaining a traumatic injury at a workplace on Humble Westfield Road.