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America's best defense against China's mushrooming international corruption is dangling by a thread

Computer chip with Chinese flag, 3d conceptual illustration. Steven McDowell/Science Photo Library China has elevated the art of state-backed corruption to a new and dangerous level. How Congress responds will define whether the US spends the next quarter century leading on anticorruption, or reacting to an increasingly destabilizing series of Chinese kleptocracy. A bipartisan bill to counteract China's strategic use of corruption was just passed and should be included in any final Chi...
Tags: Congress, Mexico, Senate, China, Southeast Asia, Africa, US, America, Trends, Uganda, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, House Of Representatives, Chad, Chinese communist party

Olympics photos: Team USA’s Sunisa Lee wins all-around gymnastics title

“This whole season I was second to her,” Sunisa Lee said after winning the gold medal to make it five in a row for the United States. Lee was speaking about Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast of all time, who dropped out this week to take a mental health break from the pounding and pressure of the Tokyo Olympics. Lee scored 57.433 points, 0.135 points ahead of silver medalist Rebeca Andrade of Brazil. Russia’s Angelina Melnikova won the bronze medal with 57.199 points. Click here to read the ful...
Tags: Japan, Usa, News, France, Sports, Spain, Sport, Turkey, Canada, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Brazil, Argentina, Chad, Kenya

Tokyo Olympics: Chad le Clos' bid for a medal ends on day six

South African swimmer Chad le Clos' fails to reach the semi-finals of the 100m butterfly but Egypt's Youssef Ramadan progresses on day six of the Tokyo Olympics.
Tags: News, Egypt, Chad, Tokyo, Chad Le Clos, Youssef Ramadan

Short Fiction in Translation: Bushra Fadil’s ‘Phosphorus at the Bottom of a Well’

Caine Prize-winning Sudanese author Bushra Fadil’s dizzying “Phosphorous at the Bottom of a Well” as translated by Mustafa Adam, first appeared in THE EYE issue of ArabLit Quarterly: By Bushra Fadil Translated by Mustafa Adam Sa’ad trudged toward his foreordained suicide, embodying his own version of Sudan. He’d experienced this version of Sudan just for a fleeting unconsummated instance on his return home, after a prolonged absence in Europe. He’d travelled to Europe during th...
Tags: Europe, Books, Fiction, Nano, Finland, Sudan, Chad, Darfur, Nile Valley, Omdurman, Darb, Sa'ad, Caine prize, Bushra Fadil, Mustafa Adam, Mustafa Adam Sa'ad

Tokyo Olympics Ivory Coast reach last eight in football as Le Clos misses medal on day five

Ivory Coast qualified for the quarter-finals of the men's football but South Africa's Chad le Clos misses a medal on day five of Tokyo 2020.
Tags: News, South Africa, Chad, Tokyo, Ivory Coast, Le Clos, Tokyo Olympics Ivory Coast

Interesting review of African (and global) trends in capital punishment abolition

The New York Times has this interesting new article on capital punishment around the world under the headline "One by One, African Countries Dismantle Colonial-Era Death Penalty Laws."  Here are excerpts: Lawmakers in Sierra Leone voted unanimously on Friday to abolish the death penalty, a momentous step that made the West African country the 23rd on the continent to prohibit capital punishment. The decision was one more step in a long-sought goal of civil society organizations and legal practi...
Tags: Law, China, Africa, Iran, Britain, United States, Sierra Leone, New York Times, United Nations, Amnesty International, Chad, Malawi, Gambia, Ghana, Donald J Trump, Egypt Iraq Saudi Arabia

Sierra Leone abolishes death penalty

MPs vote unanimously for abolition, making it the 23rd African state to end capital punishment Sierra Leone has become the latest African state to abolish the death penalty after MPs voted unanimously to abandon the punishment.On Friday the west African state became the 23rd country on the continent to end capital punishment, which is largely a legacy of colonial legal codes. In April, Malawi ruled that the death penalty was unconstitutional, while Chad abolished it in 2020. In 2019, the African...
Tags: Human Rights, Law, Africa, World news, Sierra Leone, Global development, Amnesty International, Chad, Capital punishment, Tanzania, Malawi

‘Black Panther 2’ Cast Adds ‘I May Destroy You’ Star Michaela Coel

Black Panther 2, AKA Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, has a new cast member: Michaela Coel, the creator and star of acclaimed series I May Destroy You, has joined the Ryan Coogler-directed sequel. Like a lot of info surrounding the film, details about Coel’s character are non-existent and secretive at the moment. But Coel is reportedly already on set at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios. I mean in general, she might not be on set at this exact second. I don’t have that kind of info on me, folks. Var...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Atlanta, Chad, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Black Mirror, Chadwick Boseman, Variety, Lupita Nyong, Coogler, Challa, Pinewood Studios, Boseman, Michaela Coel

WHO warns countries not to hoard vaccines for 3rd doses while poor countries don't have any

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP via Getty Images A top WHO official on Monday said not to pursue COVID-19 vaccine boosters, citing lack of evidence. Some countries with advanced vaccine programs are considering a third-dose strategy. At the same time, billions of people have been unable to access a first dose. See more stories on Insider's business page. World Health Organization officials on Monday said the world would loo...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Chad, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci, Afp, Michael Ryan, Swaminathan

Set in Chad, Cannes Film 'Lingui' Explores Abortion Struggles

CANNES, France (Reuters) - The director behind "Lingui", a Cannes Film Festival entry about a teenager's battle in Chad to get an abortion, said on...
Tags: Chad, Cannes film festival, Cannes, France Reuters, Lingui

While poor countries struggle to find vaccines, places that bought too many are scrambling to get rid of doses about to expire

Pfizer BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine on Dec 17, 2020 in Victorville, California. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Countries including Israel, Bulgaria, and parts of the US have more vaccines than they can use. They are trying to sell on hundreds of thousands of doses before their expiry dates arrive. It is a stark illustration of global vaccine inequality: other nations are desperate for shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last week, Israel was on the c...
Tags: South Korea, Science, Mississippi, Israel, US, Trends, Ap, Canada, New Hampshire, Maine, Tennessee, News UK, Chad, Romania, Who, Astrazeneca

Updates From Shazam: Fury of the Gods, American Horror Story, and More

Matthew Vaughn’s next spy-fi adventure reveals itself in Argylle. Angela Bassett discusses the ever-changing nature of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s script. Netflix returns to Korean horror with a special episode of Kingdom. Plus, Tim Drake arrives on Titans. Spoilers, go!Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Amc, Disney, Dc Comics, Netflix, Chad, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, Chris Mckay, Catherine, Samuel L Jackson, Stephen

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun Calls Cannes Competition Title ‘Lingui’ a ‘Tribute’ to Women of Chad

Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun returns to the sun-scrubbed Sahel region of West Africa for his latest feature, “Lingui, the Sacred Bonds,” which competes for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Set on the outskirts of the capital city of N’Djamena, “Lingui” is the story of a single mother, Amina (Achouackh Abakar Souleymane), whose […]
Tags: News, Global, Markets & Festivals, West Africa, Chad, Cannes film festival, Sahel, N'Djamena, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Lingui, Amina Achouackh Abakar Souleymane

Daily Podcast: The Tomorrow War 2, Guys and Dolls Remake, Chris’s Advice Corner

On the July 8 , 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including The Tomorrow War 2 and a remake of Guys and Dolls . Then they open up the mailbag and answer some listener questions. Opening Banter :    In The News : (Chris) ‘The Tomorrow War 2’ in the Works at Amazon, Chris Pratt and Director Chris McKay Expected to Return (Chris) ‘G...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, News, Podcasts, Australia, Chicago, Arizona, Wisconsin, Chad, Hobbs, Johnson, Chris Pratt, Illinois, Chris Mckay, Peter Jackson

‘Black Panther’ Star Angela Bassett Says There Have Been Five Versions of the ‘Wakanda Forever’ Script

It’s honestly still a shock to think that Chadwick Boseman is no longer with us, taken away far too soon after a hard-fought (and entirely private) battle with cancer. In the meantime, Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige has tasked returning director Ryan Coogler with the seemingly gargantuan responsibility of moving ahead with the Black Panther franchise in Boseman’s honor. Now, Entertainment Weekly reports that star Angela Bassett is giving us some brief insight into the numerous changes necessita...
Tags: Movies, News, Carrie Fisher, Chad, Lucasfilm, Ryan Coogler, Angela-Bassett, Marvel Studios, Chadwick Boseman, Ryan, Fisher, Skywalker, Bassett, Challa, Kevin Feige, Boseman

Lingui review – sacred bonds of loyalty between mother and daughter

Fierce stabs of sexuality and violence cut through the stoic calm of Chadian film-maker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s urgent drama of survivalMahamat-Saleh Haroun is the Chadian film-maker whose 2002 movie Abouna – my favourite of his – has a claim to classic status. Now he returns with a film that is recognisably a part of African cinema’s quietist walking-pace tradition, set in a place where, on its outskirts, the city becomes a village. The two distant ambient sounds are barnyard chickens and incess...
Tags: Film, Africa, World news, Culture, Festivals, Chad, Cannes film festival, Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Drama films, Cannes 2021, Lingui, Saleh Haroun

BritBox July 2021 Schedule: TV and Movie Titles Revealed

BritBox is bringing back its second annual “Mystery Month” this July. Kicking off the month, Luther, starring critically acclaimed and Emmy-nominated actor Idris Elba (The Wire, Thor) makes its way home to BritBox. Also joining the service’s impressive mystery collection in July is true-crime docudrama In the Footsteps of Killers starring Silent Witness actress Emilia Fox and renowned criminologist David Wilson. BritBox continues to be the home to the very best of British mysteries, with title ...
Tags: UK, TV, London, Movies, Samsung, Bbc, David, Britain, Amsterdam, TV News, Chad, Streaming, Diana, Idris Elba, Bill, Luther

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Begins Production

In a recent interview with Variety, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has confirmed that production on Ryan Coogler’s highly-anticipated MCU sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has finally begun at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta. Feige also went on to reveal that the first film’s original cast is all set to reprise their roles, which includes Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira. He expressed that even though it is an emotional time for the cast and crew to be back on set without the ...
Tags: Movies, Danai Gurira, Mexico, Marvel, Disney, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chad, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Jeffrey Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Comic Book

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Has Begun Filming – Here’s What We Know, and What We Don’t Know

Black Panther 2, AKA Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is now filming at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta. The news is slightly surprising because there’s still so much we don’t know about the film. And while most MCU movies have an air of secrecy, Wakanda Forever is particularly mysterious. But Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that the Ryan Coogler-directed sequel is now before cameras. While speaking with Variety, Kevin Feige revealed that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has already begun...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Atlanta, Georgia, Sequels, Chad, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Jim Crow, Black-Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Ryan, Freeman

Vin Diesel Still Has Hopes For Riddick's Future

Production has begun on Marvel’s Black Panther sequel, Wakanda Forever. John Wick: Chapter 4's cast continues to expand. Get another close up look at Fear Street: 1994's creepy killer. Plus, new Forever Purge clips, and see Diggle’s arrival on The Flash. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, Netflix, Chad, Marvel Studios, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Vin Diesel, Kevin Feige, Wakanda, Fantasy Island, John Wick, Alex Kurtzman, Riddick, Diggle

Russians Detained in Chad Desert Say They Are Tourists

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from...
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The Morning Watch: Adam Savage Checks Out Original ‘Star Wars’ Props, The Manic Pixie Dream Boy & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, watch as Adam Savage gets up close with some old props from Star Wars, including Chewbacca’s mask from the original trilogy and some lightsabers from Revenge of the Sith. Plus, watch a video essay diving ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, United States, Paris, Titanic, Chad, Peter Pan, Will Ferrell, Adam Savage, Chewbacca, Elf, Jack Dawson, Younger, Peter Mayhew, Matthew Broderick, Star-Wars

‘The Cuphead Show’ Clip: The Acclaimed Video Game Becomes a Netflix Series

Cuphead, the video game designed to resemble the golden age of American animation, has become a Netflix series called The Cuphead Show!, and the first clip just arrived. The clip introduces us to King Dice, as voiced by Wayne Brady. In the game, King Dice is the right-hand man of the Devil and the secondary antagonist of Cuphead, so be warned that he’s up to no good. The Cuphead Show Clip Behold, the first clip from The Cuphead Show, the new Netflix series based on the popular video gam...
Tags: Television, Movies, DICE, Netflix, Animation, Chad, Video Clips, Cab Calloway, Fleischer, Wayne Brady, Cuphead, CJ Kettler, Mugman, Dave Wasson, Jared Moldenhauer, Netflix Animation

Darren Lynn Bousman to Direct The LaLaurie Mansion From The Conjuring Scribes

(Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images) It has been over a year since we’ve last heard an update regarding the development of The Conjuring writers’ Chad and Carey Hayes’ potential new horror franchise, which will center around the infamous LaLaurie Mansion. Now, Deadline brings word that Saw franchise director Darren Lynn Bousman has been officially enlisted to helm the upcoming project, which is expected to begin production later this year. The outlet also notes that casting began today and th...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Paris, Chad, Ryan Murphy, Nicolas Cage, Darren, Hayes, Kathy Bates, ComingSoon, Movie News, The Conjuring, Carey Hayes, Tibrina Hobson Getty, LaLaurie Mansion

Faithtalk 1360 Radio Puts Fox in Charge of Investigating Crime at the Henhouse

Mark Driscoll and his religious business The Trinity Church has a show on Salem Broadcasting Network. In essence, it is a replay of him speaking to his congregation. Some of the former members and staff of The Trinity Church are bothered that their former pastor is promoted by this show and so they wrote to Salem Broadcasting’s affiliate Faithtalk 1360 in Phoenix to complain. They were represented by Chad Freese who was director of security at the Driscoll church until he quit a few weeks ago. T...
Tags: Health, Chad, Seattle, Taylor, Infertility, Lucas, Trinity Church, Phoenix, Driscoll, Mars Hill, Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church, The Trinity Church, Randal Taylor, Real Faith, Chad Freese

Air France Flight From Chad Searched After Bomb Threat

PARIS (Reuters) -French authorities in Paris are searching an Air France airplane that arrived from Chad following an anonymous threat about a...
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Chad Johnson’s boxing debut – no cigars, no McDonald’s, no problem

Chad Johnson was coming off a lengthy response for why Keenan Allen, Stefon Diggs and Davante Adams are the best route runners in the NFL when he was stumped by the following question. Johnson, the flamboyant former NFL wide receiver, is rarely at a loss for words, but he paused when asked if he thinks about his humble start at Santa Monica College before becoming a six-time Pro Bowler for the Cincinnati Bengals and a YouTube sensation with many marketing ventures. “I never thought about it,” Jo...
Tags: Sports, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL, Sport, Soccer, PBR, Showtime, Maxwell, Chad, Boxing, Houston, Johnson, MMA, Oregon State, Hall of Fame, Chad Johnson

Chad L. – “World Games” Prod. By Earljam (Video)

Rising underground Hip Hop artist Chad L. releases his new music video titled “World Games” produced by Earljam. Also stream his project “The Essence” on Spotify.The post Chad L. – “World Games” Prod. By Earljam (Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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Alpenrose Velodrome played an important role in my life. I’m sad to see it go

Alpenrose velodrome. (Main photo by Scott Kocher. Inset: Mateen Richey with Chad Klaus, courtesy Mateen Richey.) Mateen Richey is an 18-year-old aspiring pro cyclist who was born and raised in northeast Portland. He previously shared a recap of a ride with a group he helped found, BikePOCNW. Richey first visited the velodrome when he was eight years old. Alpenrose Velodrome played an important role in my life. I’m sad to see the track go. I hope my story does it justice. My good memories o...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Chad, West Coast, Tom, Joshua, Dylan, McKenna, Richey, Lincoln High School, Darrel, Scott Kocher, Alpenrose Velodrome

Lori Vallow Daybell and husband Chad appear in court after murder charges in case of missing children found in Idaho

Prosecutors announced Tuesday the new charges against Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell, who are accused of murdering JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Idaho, Chad, Usa Today, Tylee Ryan, Chad Daybell, Lori Vallow Daybell, JJ Vallow