Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | PostedNov 18th - 12:04pm
"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Holdouts refusing to end protests of fuel tax hikes continued to slow traffic around France as the number of injuries from the weekend demonstrations climbed to at least 409 — 14 of them serious, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said Sunday.
Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's authorities have detained four workers protesting not having been paid their salaries for months in the southwestern province of Khuzestan.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Governors Awards may be in its 10th year, and the honorary Oscar itself in its 60th, but that doesn't mean there isn't still room for a few firsts.
Amir Bibawy, Associated Press | PostedNov 18th - 8:08am
Luxury watches have long been a symbol of the wealthy. That's changing thanks to a booming trade in preowned luxury watches, driven by a growing number of specialized retailers. Established luxury watchmakers and dealers are also getting into the trade.
Amir Bibawy, Associated Press | PostedNov 18th - 8:01am
Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.
Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union officials.
The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party urged Facebook to safeguard the identity of its supporters on the social media platform, fearing information sharing with what it calls the country's "illegal" government can lead to a crackdown against the users.
David McHugh, Associated Press | PostedNov 18th - 12:42am
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe's defense, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their authority flags at home.
The U.S., Japan, New Zealand and Australia said they'll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030, boosting the West's response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific.
Greenpeace says six of its activists boarded a tanker transporting Indonesian palm oil in the Gulf of Cadiz and were detained by its captain after unfurling "Save our Rainforest" and "Drop Dirty Palm Oil" banners.