Has Harry Potter cursed Indonesia’s owls?

Since the runaway success of the Harry Potter series some Indonesians have started keeping owls as pets. More owls are being sold and conservationists are worried about the impact on the population in the wild. Produced by: Rebecca Henschke, Haryo Wirawan and animation by Davies Christian. Has Harry Potter cursed Indonesia’s owls?}

Trump: ‘N Korea starting to respect us’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump touched on immigration, healthcare and his enemies during the Arizona rally Donald Trump has vowed to close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president told supporters at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition […]

Trump vows to ‘close government’ to build Mexico wall

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump touched on immigration, healthcare and his enemies during the Arizona rally Donald Trump has vowed to close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president told supporters at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition […]

US Navy ‘to sack’ Joseph Aucoin, Seventh Fleet commander

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin was due to retire from his position in the coming weeks The US Navy is to dismiss Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia, US officials have said. Ten sailors are still missing after […]

Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A headless torso found in waters off Denmark has been identified as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say. There was a “DNA match between [the] torso and Kim Wall”, Copenhagen police said on Twitter. Ms Wall […]

Batman Fans Are Furious About Idea of a Todd Phillips Joker Film – Hollywood Reporter

Why so serious? It seems Batman fans snapped harder than Bruce Wayne’s back on Tuesday when it was reported that Hangover director Todd Phillips was tapped to co-write and possibly helm a stand-alone Joker film that may give the maniacal villain a backstory.  The archenemies of Batman were trending on Twitter almost immediately and, for the most part, […]

The treasury secretary’s wife just apologized for a ‘highly insensitive’ Instagram post – Washington Post

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, apologized Tuesday for boasting about her wealth and then disparaging someone who criticized her during a nasty social-media exchange in an attempt to quell a raft of criticism about her insult-laced attack. “I apologize for my post on social media yesterday as well as my response,” she said, according […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: 2 Onstage Disasters Prevent Fan-Favorite Acts From Performing – Hollywood Life

One of the best parts of the ‘America’s Got Talent’ live shows is seeing your Golden Buzzer winners again! However, technical difficulties totally messed up two of tonight’s performances! Deaf singer Mandy Harvey, escape artist Demian Aditya, former pop star Johnny Emmanuel and amazing acts more take the tonight stage to fight for America’s votes […]