George Clooney makes TV return with ‘Catch-22,’ two decades after ER

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – George Clooney will make his return to television in a serialized adaptation of “Catch-22,” Paramount Television said on Thursday, nearly 20 years after he left hit show “ER” to become one of film’s biggest names. Director George Clooney is interviewed at the premiere for “Suburbicon” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Clooney will direct and star in the six-episode series, based on U.S. author Joseph Heller’s darkly comedic 1961 novel “Catch-22,” for Viacom Inc’s Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, shooting in earlyRead More

How people are reacting to Amazon’s new in-home delivery service Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Now Playing: Man says he’s grossing millions reselling clearance items from Walmart on Amazon Now Playing: Amazon launches service that delivers packages inside your home Now Playing: Redesigned iPad expected in 2018 Now Playing: Twitter expands character length Now Playing: How to protect your smartphone from fake apps Now Playing: Auto-correct bug in iOS 11.1 frustrates iPhone users Now Playing: Talk of a Sprint and T-Mobile merger is off the table Now Playing: Trump’s Twitter account briefly deactivated by Twitter employee on last day, company says Now Playing: Australian customersRead More

BRIEF-Southside Bancshares ‍declares special cash dividend of $0.02 per common share​

Nov 2 (Reuters) – Southside Bancshares Inc: * Southside Bancshares, Inc declares fourth quarter and special cash dividends and receives regulatory approvals for merger with Diboll State Bancshares, Inc. * Southside Bancshares Inc – ‍declared a special cash dividend of $0.02 per common share​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories, #hourlyweather #Reuters

Republican senator wants Democrats to testify on Trump dossier

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a Republican member of the Intelligence Committee, said Democrats should be called again to testify about reports that their party and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign paid for parts of a dossier that detailed accusations about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. U.S. Senator Susan Collins speaks at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Business Breakfast in Rockport, Maine, U.S., October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Joel Page The Washington Post reported last week that Marc Elias, a lawyer for 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Clinton,Read More

U.S. condemns Venezuelan elections as neither free nor fair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday condemned Venezuela’s weekend gubernatorial elections as neither free nor fair and vowed to use its economic and diplomatic power to support Venezuelans in restoring democracy in the oil-exporting nation. “We condemn the lack of free and fair elections yesterday in Venezuela. The voice of the Venezuelan people was not heard,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. “As long as the (Venezuelan President Nicolas) Maduro regime conducts itself as an authoritarian dictatorship, we will work with members of the internationalRead More

Meryl Streep is ‘appalled’ by Harvey Weinstein’s alleged behavior

Meryl Streep once referred to Harvey Weinstein as “God” in an acceptance speech, but in a statement to the Huffington Post on Monday, she said she was “appalled” by the “disgraceful news” about him. Last Thursday, the New York Times published a report alleging that several women, including actress Ashley Judd, accused Weinstein of sexual harassment and/or unwanted physical contact over the past few decades. Though the producer immediately apologized for misconduct and announced that he planned to take a leave of absence from work while he bettered himself, onRead More

MIDEAST STOCKS-Sudan-linked shares jump on sanctions end, DSI boosts Dubai

* Sudatel, Al Salam Bank Sudan soar in UAE * Petchems pull back, weigh on Saudi * But NADEC surges on possible merger with Danone partner * Qatar index rebounds sharply from near 8,000 points * Arab Cotton Ginning leaps in Egypt By Andrew Torchia DUBAI, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Shares of Sudanese companies listed in the United Arab Emirates soared on Sunday after the United States said it was lifting sanctions on Sudan, while construction firm Drake & Scull led Dubai higher. In Abu Dhabi, Sudatel Telecom rose byRead More

German storm kills six, stops trains

BERLIN (Reuters) – Strong winds swept across Germany on Thursday, killing six people and forcing the cancellation of trains in Berlin and the north. Police said a woman died when a tree fell on a car carrying her in the northern port city of Hamburg. The driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries, the force added. A spokesman for the Berlin fire service said a woman was also killed in the capital when a tree fell on a car she was in. Three people died in the state ofRead More

Russia Facebook ads targeted more than two states- Senate intelligence chair

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Republican Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that Facebook ads bought by Russia-linked entities targeted more than just Michigan and Wisconsin, the two states listed in media reports. “There were a lot more states,” he told reporters at the U.S. Capitol. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by David Alexander) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories, #hourlyweather #Reuters

Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman’s girlfriend in Philippines

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history turned on Tuesday to the gunman’s girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the massacre, authorities said. Stephen Paddock, who killed himself moments before police stormed the hotel suite he had transformed into a sniper’s nest on Sunday night, left no clear clues as to why he staged his attack on an outdoor concert below the high-rise building. But law enforcementRead More