Day: December 6, 2019

Living & Culture

‘Irishman’ draws 17 million U.S. viewers on Netflix, Nielsen estimates

December 6, 2019 (Reuters) – Martin Scorsese’s new gangster film “The Irishman” was watched by an estimated 17.1 million Americans in its first five days of release on Netflix, according to Nielsen data released on Friday. The Nielsen estimates were the first indications of audience interest in the movie, which cost some $160 million to […]

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Living & Culture

Bulgarian Mutafova, one of world’s oldest actresses, dies at 97

December 6, 2019 SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian Stoyanka Mutafova, one of the world’s oldest actresses performing regularly on stage, has died aged 97. Dubbed the queen of Bulgarian comedy, Mutafova began performing in 1945, when she played a maidservant in Moliere’s “Scapin the Schemer”. She shot to fame in Bulgaria after appearing in several TV […]

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Living & Culture

Singer Camila Cabello says ‘Romance’ album is all about falling in love

December 6, 2019 By Omar Younis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Camila Cabello is making up for lost time. The 22 year-old singer has been on a roll since joining girl band Fifth Harmony six years ago, going solo, and scoring hit records like “Havana” and duet “Senorita” with boyfriend Shawn Mendes. Her new album, out […]

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Global News

French strike against Macron reforms enters day two

December 6, 2019 By Bate Felix and Tangi Salaün PARIS (Reuters) – A strike that crippled public transport and closed schools across France entered a second day on Friday, with trade unions saying they planned to keep going until President Emmanuel Macron backs down from a planned reform of pensions. The strike pits Macron, a […]

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