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November 27, 2018 9:39 PM Disney, Fox deny claims in $1 billion Malaysia theme park lawsuit

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) on Tuesday rejected claims in a Malaysia casino operator’s lawsuit accusing them of abandoning a licensing contract tied to the planned construction of a Fox-branded theme park. Disney and Fox said Genting Malaysia Bhd’s (GENM.KL) respective claims against them were “without 143

November 27, 2018 9:10 PM Democrat Cox extends lead in California US House contest over Republican Rep. Valadao

T.J. Cox, seen here, has edged ahead of Republican David Valadao in a U.S. House race in California's farm belt, where votes continue to be counted. (Andy Alfaro/Modesto Bee via AP) Democrat T.J. Cox pulled ahead of Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao following an updated vote count Monday in one of the last House race to be decided the election season 269

November 27, 2018 7:01 PM Boston Tea Party participants honored with special markers

Actor-interpreters from the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Tim Lawton and Jillian Couillard place commemorative markers, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Central Burying Ground on Boston Common at the graves of participants in the Dec. 16, 1773 protest known as the Boston Tea Party. This year is the 245th anniversary of the protest during which colonists 62

November 27, 2018 6:40 PM Chef José Andrés Nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

The Spanish-born chef, restaurateur, author, and humanitarian founded World Central Kitchen in 2010 and in the eight years since its creation, have served hot meals to millions in disaster zones and difficult situations. Andrés and World Central Kitchen were responsible for feeding more than a reported 3 million Americans in Puerto Rico following the devastation 128

November 25, 2018 5:42 PM Nicole Kidman recalls active shooter situation near the shoot of her LAPD movie

Nicole Kidman had to “hit the floor” when there was an active shooter near a location where she was filming her upcoming movie “Destroyer.” Kidman revealed details on the shoot during a BAFTA Life in Pictures event in London. “We were in South Central LA shooting and they were like, ‘Get inside, there’s a shooter, a live shooter,’ ” she recounted. “I’m like, ‘What 125

November 24, 2018 3:51 PM Helicopters drying field at Bryant-Denny ahead of Alabama-Auburn

Alabama took the extraordinary step of using helicopters to dry the field at Bryant-Denny Stadium ahead of the No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide's home game against in-state rival Auburn on Saturday. On Saturday morning, athletic director Greg Byrne tweeted a photo of the "drying" process, which included two helicopters flying into the stadium and hovering above 96

November 23, 2018 4:43 PM Tijuana mayor declares "humanitarian crisis" over migrants

A baby carriage, belonging to a group of Central American migrants, is loaded with mattresses and sleeping bags in Mexicali Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Several thousand Central American migrants arrived in Tijuana last week more than a month after leaving Honduras in a caravan. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) A migrant get ready to spend the night in front 94

November 22, 2018 6:19 AM Those who lost everything in fire find a way to give thanks

Hundreds of frozen turkeys are unloaded on the campus of California State University, in Chico, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. The nonprofit World Central Kitchen is preparing them for a Thanksgiving meal for residents displaced by the Camp Fire in Northern California. The fire ignited Nov. 8 and devastated Paradise, Calif., and surrounding communities 83

November 21, 2018 8:33 PM Kosovo hits Serbia, Bosnia with 100 percent customs fees after Interpol snub

TIRANA (Reuters) - Kosovo on Wednesday raised customs tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods from 10 to 100 percent after Serbia blocked its former province from joining Interpol, the international police organization. Its retaliation, which was criticized by the European Union, also required authorities to remove or prevent from entering any goods that did not address 103

November 21, 2018 3:31 PM Abu Dhabi's IPIC files lawsuit against Goldman Sachs, others over 1MDB case

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Co (IPIC) said in a statement on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs and others to recover losses incurred due to the Malaysian state fund 1MDB. IPIC said in the statement it filed a civil legal action in New York against the parties, including Goldman 105