UN asks world court to weigh in on Israeli ‘occupation’ and ‘annexation’

NEW YORK — The United Nations General Assembly on Friday approved a resolution calling on the International Court of Justice to consider the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Israeli “annexation” and the “legal status of the occupation.” The resolution promoted by the Palestinians was passed by 87 votes to 26, with 53 abstentions. The resolution is titled … Read more

Courtney Love continues to go after Brad Pitt

Courtney Love continues to berate Brad Pitt after claiming she was fired from “Fight Club” for refusing to let the actor make a movie about her late husband, Kurt Cobain. Earlier this week, she claimed on Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast that she had been cast for the lead role of Marla Singer in the 1999 … Read more

The US dollar relinquished its status as the world’s leading safe haven in the fourth quarter. Here’s how.

The US dollar’s status as one of the few reliable safe havens for investors amid this year’s market chaos began to crumble during the fourth quarter, even as the greenback made its biggest annual gain since 2015. For much of the year, the strong dollar was blamed for weighing on equities as a more expensive … Read more

How Anna Kendrick’s Abusive Relationship Inspired Alice, Darling Role – The Hollywood Reporter

Anna Kendrick talks more about how her personal experience in an abusive relationship influenced her starring role in the new film Alice, honeynow playing in theaters in New York and Los Angeles pending a wider theatrical release on January 20. Kendrick previously told People that the project, directed by Mary Nighy in her feature film … Read more

Heartbreaking images show the triumph of the human spirit in Ukraine

John Moore, Special News Correspondent, Getty Images: By the time I arrived in Ukraine in April, the conflict had entered its second month. Even by that time, many Ukrainians began to worry that the world would forget about them and their suffering. In general, Ukrainians are extremely hospitable to international photojournalists, especially American ones like … Read more