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Olivia Newton-John is auctioning off her Grease leather jacket and pants

Olivia Newton-John is auctioning off hundreds of personal items from her career to benefit the Cancer Wellness & Research Centre she built in Australia. Her iconic "bad Sandy" leather jacket and stretch pants are expected to go for as much as $200,000. From CNN: Ahead of the auction, Newton-John revealed that she had to be sewn into the high-waisted pants. "The pants have a broken zip and I had to be stitched into them because they were made in the '50s," she told Reuters Television... A c...
Tags: Video, Movies, News, Australia, Cnn, Auctions, Sandy, Newton John, Reuters Television, Tell Me About It Stud, Cancer Wellness Research Centre, Newton John Julien


Women gather in Paris to protest against deadly domestic violence

Hundreds of women took part in so-called "die-in" protests in central Paris on Saturday, hoping to draw attention to domestic violence against women. More than 120 women are believed to have been killed as a direct result of domestic violence in France so far this year according to local associations. Sandrine Bouchait, who heads a victims' association and whose sister was burned to death in 2017 by her partner in front of her seven year-old daughter, told Reuters Television the death toll was...
Tags: News, France, Paris, Reuters Television, Sandrine Bouchait


Nobel prize winner laments lack of money for young physicists

Swiss scientist Michel Mayor, who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics, said on Wednesday he was concerned about how hard is it for young physicists to make a living from their science work. "For young people doing science it is always a problem to find a permanent position, and some of them are extremely good," Mayor said in an interview with Reuters Television at an event near Madrid. While there is financial support for some top researchers, such as himself, many young scientists do not...
Tags: News, Mayor, Michel Mayor, Reuters Television, Madrid While


U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office

Missouri's Republican governor, Mike Parson, signed a bill into law on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. "We are very concerned that several U.S. states have passed laws severely restricting access to safe abortion for women, including by imposing criminal penalties on the women themselves and on abortion service providers," U.N. human rights spokeswoman Ravi...
Tags: Science, Alabama, United States, Geneva, Reuters Television, Ravina Shamdasani, Mike Parson


With high-tech glasses, Japanese ALS patient makes the beat go on

Muto, who lost the use of his hands to Lou Gehrig's Disease, wears a pair of high-tech glasses connected to an app that controls music-mixing software. "Through my performance, I hope to show that everybody should be given the chance to express themselves," Muto, 32, told Reuters Television after performing at the J-Wave Innovation World Festa. Muto was a 27-year-old advertising executive when he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease - a pro...
Tags: Science, Lou Gehrig, Muto, Reuters Television, Festa Muto


Actor Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 counts of lying to Chicago police

(This March 8 story has been refiled to correct amount of alleged payment by Smollett to $3,500 instead of $35,000 in paragraph 8) By Suzannah Gonzales CHICAGO (Reuters) - Television actor Jussie Smollett, arrested last month on a single charge of perpetrating a hate-crime hoax, has been newly indicted on 16 felony counts of falsely reporting to police that he was assaulted by two strangers shouting racist and homophobic slurs. The indictment, returned by a Cook County grand jury on Thursday ...
Tags: News, Chicago, Illinois, Jussie Smollett, Cook County, Smollett, Reuters Television, Suzannah Gonzales, U S President Donald Trump


Davos: France keeping 2019 economic forecast and Internet tax plans - Le Maire

France will stick to its forecast for 2019 economic growth of 1.7 percent and broader plans to tax the world's biggest Internet and software companies, finance minister Bruno Le Maire told Reuters Television on Thursday.
Tags: Money, France, Davos, businessNews, Reuters Television, Bruno Le Maire, Le Maire


New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say

The National University of Singapore team said it had found a way to convert bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into aerogels that have many potential uses - from insulation and fire safety to cleaning up oil spills. "Plastic waste is one of the hardest wastes to recycle," Hai Minh Duong, an associate professor at the university's Department of Mechanical Engineering, told Reuters Television. The team had been looking for novel engineering applications to help reduce the global...
Tags: Science, National University Of Singapore, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Reuters Television, Hai Minh Duong


The Religious Texture Of The Gun Control Movement

Reuters: The teen organizers of Saturday’s nationwide “March for Our Lives,” aimed at toughening gun laws to help stop school shootings in the United States, have won kudos and cash from dozens of celebrities, helping to raise their national profile. The April 2 cover of Time magazine will feature five students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida who have organized rallies, walk-outs and challenged U.S. lawmakers since the February 14 mass shooting at the school that left 17 st...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Washington, Amy Schumer, Los Angeles, Military, United States, Justin Bieber, Gun Control, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Time Magazine, Steven Spielberg, Murray, Reuters, Charlie Puth, Clooney


Russian Retail Store Displays Sign Reading 'No Entry For Faggots'

(Please note this story contains language in para 3 that readers may find offensive) May 26 A chain of Russian food stores run by a devoutly religious nationalist businessman has placed signs in its windows saying gay customers will be refused entry. Russia decriminalised homosexuality in 1993, two years after the fall of the Soviet Union, and Russian law prohibits sexual discrimination. But prejudices still run deep and much of the gay community remains underground. “No entry for faggots,” rea...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Barack Obama, Moscow, Donald Trump, Human Rights Watch, Huffington Post, Soviet Union, Dmitry Solovyov, Curtis M. Wong, Reuters Television, Alyona, Richard Lough, Yulia Gorbunova, Sterligov


Sushi-Themed KitKats Are Coming To Japan For Valentine's Day

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Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo, Huffington Post, Valentine, Nestle, Carly Ledbetter, Nestle Japan, Maki, Ginza, Reuters Television


Oil prices will be much more volatile in 2017: IEA

By Nawied Jabarkhyl and Maha El Dahan ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Global oil prices will witness "much more volatility" in 2017 even though markets may rebalance in the first half of the year if output cuts pledged by producers are implemented, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Sunday. "I would expect that we will see a rebalancing of the markets within the first half of this year," said Fatih Birol, executive director of IEA, the Paris-based global energy watchdog. "But what I...
Tags: News, Paris, IEA, Reuters Global, International Energy Agency IEA, Maha El Dahan, Reuters Television, Fatih Birol


African migrants go to Italian quake zone to help survivors

By Gabriele Pileri and Steve Scherer PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - African migrants hoping to start a new life in Italy after risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean have headed to the area of Wednesday's earthquake, helping local people who lost everything in the disaster. Wearing bright orange overalls, the group from a temporary hostel about 50 km (30 miles) away blended in on Friday with other volunteer workers who have come from all over Italy. It's to show respect for them a...
Tags: News, Italy, Mediterranean, Reuters Television, Steve Scherer


Pigs Go Whole Hog In Race To Predict Brexit Outcome

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Tags: England, London, News, David Cameron, Eu, George Osborne, European Union, Britain, Boris Johnson, Devon, Iain Duncan Smith, Johnson, Conservative Party, Jack, Huffington Post, David Moye


This Guy Removed All His Teeth To Beat Record For Most Straws In Mouth

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Tags: News, India, Narendra Modi, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Britain, New Delhi, Huffington Post, Queen Elizabeth, Reuters, Hilary Hanson, Rishi, Mahatma Gandhi, Douglas Busvine, Reuters Television, Aditi Shah


TV personality Erin Andrews settles video stalker case: reports

(Reuters) - Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports on Monday. Terms of the agreement are confidential and the matter is now over, according to newspaper the Tennessean, the ABC TV affiliate in Nashville and E! News - all of which cited Andrews' lawyer. A jury in March found the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University liable f...
Tags: News, Nashville, Vanderbilt University, Andrews, E News, Erin Andrews, Reuters Television, Nashville Marriott, ABC TV


TV personality Erin Andrews settles video stalker case: reports

(Reuters) - Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports on Monday. Terms of the agreement are confidential and the matter is now over, according to newspaper the Tennessean, the ABC TV affiliate in Nashville and E! News - all of which cited Andrews' lawyer. A jury in March found the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University liable f...
Tags: News, Nashville, Vanderbilt University, Andrews, E News, Erin Andrews, Reuters Television, Nashville Marriott, ABC TV


Germany's Merkel says migrant clashes show EU summit "urgent"

BERLIN (Reuters) - Television pictures of migrants desperate to make their way into western Europe via the Balkans show the urgency of a European Union summit next Monday in tackling the bloc's migrant crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. "The pictures show us clearly every day that there is a need for talks," Merkel told reporters after meeting Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic in Berlin, adding that she was in regular contact with Greece's prime minister. "We need t...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Merkel, Balkans, Tihomir Oreskovic, Reuters Television


Gianni Infantino confident ahead of FIFA presidential election

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses allegations made by Damian Collins of parliament against FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti reports on the latest from the two front-runners in the FIFA election, Salman Al Khalifa and Gianni Infantino. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti speaks to Bob Ley about Sepp Blatter's continued influence on FIFA and the upcoming election. ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop joins Outside the Lines to discuss Jack W...
Tags: Story, Fifa, Jack Warner, Sepp Blatter, Uefa, Damian Collins, Blog - Fifa, Espn Staff, Gabriele Marcotti, ESPN FC, Gianni Infantino, Infantino, Salman, Shaka Hislop, Salman al Khalifa, Gab Marcotti


Chris Evans to replace Clarkson as host of UK's Top Gear TV show

LONDON (Reuters) - Television and radio presenter Chris Evans is to become the new host of Britain's globally popular Top Gear TV motoring show, replacing Jeremy Clarkson who was dropped by the BBC in March after he attacked a producer.
Tags: UK, London, Bbc, Britain, topNews, Jeremy Clarkson, Clarkson, Chris Evans, Reuters Television


Chris Evans to replace Jeremy Clarkson as Top Gear host: BBC

(Reuters) - Television and radio presenter Chris Evans will host motoring show Top Gear, replacing Jeremy Clarkson, who was dropped in March after he physically attacked a producer, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) said on Tuesday.
Tags: Bbc, topNews, Jeremy Clarkson, Chris Evans, Reuters Television, British Broadcasting Corporation BBC