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November 27, 2018 10:14 PM Predator cities fight for survival in Peter Jackson's "Mortal Engines"

LONDON (Reuters) - Oscar winning filmmaker Peter Jackson is returning to the big screen with adventure fantasy “Mortal Engines”, a post-apolcalyptic tale of survival in his first feature film project since his award-winning adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels. The New Zealand-born director, known for his “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” trilogies 117

November 27, 2018 9:39 PM Australia storms turn Sydney streets into rivers, causing commuter chaos

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Torrential rain triggered flash flooding that turned streets into rivers in Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, on Wednesday, causing major disruptions to the morning commute. A spokesman for Ausgrid, the nation’s biggest electricity network, said the storm had so far left 8,100 homes without power around Sydney and the central coast 92

November 27, 2018 9:27 PM Netflix to create animation series based on Roald Dahl books

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it will adapt celebrated British children’s author Roald Dahl’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Matilda” as animation series. The streaming company said it signed an agreement with the Roald Dahl Story Co, but did not disclose the financial terms. The other titles include "The BFG", "The Twits" 129

November 27, 2018 8:47 PM 'Walking Dead' hits midseason finale ratings series low

Ross Marquand as Aaron - The Walking Dead _ Season 9, Episode 8 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC (Gene Page/AMC) "The Walking Dead" has hit a new midseason finale ratings low for the second year in a row. The episode that aired this Sunday, the midseason finale for the show’s ninth season, averaged a 2.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.1 million viewers, according 101

November 26, 2018 9:20 PM McCann returns to Braves on one-year deal

Catcher Brian McCann is returning to the Atlanta Braves on a one-year, $2 million contract, the team announced Monday. The 34-year-old McCann was a seven-time All-Star for the Braves between 2005-13. McCann became a free agent when the Houston Astros declined his $15 million option for 2019. McCann, who is from the Atlanta area, made six straight All-Star 111

November 26, 2018 7:46 PM Josh Donaldson signs one-year, $23 million deal with Atlanta Braves

Donaldson, the 2015 American League MVP, joined Cleveland just before the Aug. 31 waiver deadline. Because of an assortment of injuries, he was limited to just 16 games with the Indians and had only one hit in the postseason. The 32-year-old Donaldson batted a combined .246 with eight home runs and 23 RBIs in 52 games for Cleveland and Toronto last season 61

November 26, 2018 5:18 PM Full share for WS champion Red Sox set at $416K

NEW YORK -- A postseason share on World Series champion Boston was worth $416,838, down from a record $438,902 for Houston in 2017. The commissioner's office said Monday that the Red Sox voted 66 full shares, 10.025 partial shares and eight cash awards. The Astros had 60 full shares, 9.23 partial shares and four cash awards. The players' pool was a record 76

November 26, 2018 3:20 AM Survivor, Season 37: David vs. GoliathHDTV-PGClosed Captioning

Open iTunes to preview or buy TV shows. The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 37th season, themed "David vs. Goliath." This edition features 20 new castaways divided into two groups of 10 strangers. Castaways who make up the "David" tribe have overcome adversity in their lives, while the castaways on the "Goliath" tribe tend to capitalize on their 83

November 22, 2018 10:03 PM Canadian scientist names beetle after former Blue Jays star Jose Bautista

Entomologist Bob Anderson of the Canadian Museum of Nature has dubbed a newly discovered species of beetle Sicoderus bautistai after the former Toronto Blue Jays star. Anderson decided to name the insect -- known as a weevil for its long snout -- after Bautista because of the bat-flip home run that propelled Toronto to the 2015 American League Championship 75

November 21, 2018 7:18 PM Exclusive: U.S. weighs sanctions on Cuban officials over role in Venezuela crackdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuela’s socialist government crack down on dissent, according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations. Such sanctions would be the first time Washington has targeted a bloc of foreign officials 98