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Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

LONDON — An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented Scott Eastwood from portraying a real life soldier in Afghanistan in “The Outpost” — a role that required a level of athleticism.
Lives Lost: Brazilian toddler was saying her first words

Lives Lost: Brazilian toddler was saying her first words

RIO DE JANEIRO — Vitoria Gabrielle crawled all the time and was starting to walk this year with a little help, hanging on to her 4-year-old brother's arm while exploring her mother's small apartment on a cobblestone street in Rio de Janeiro's working
Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation through the November election.
Photo of toddler sitting on slain grandpa angers Kashmiris

Photo of toddler sitting on slain grandpa angers Kashmiris

SRINAGAR, India — A photo of a toddler sitting on the chest of of his dead grandfather has outraged residents of Indian-controlled Kashmir after the victim’s family accused government forces of shooting the 65-year-old man during a clash with rebels
US trade deficit rises 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion

US trade deficit rises 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose for the third straight month in May. Both exports and imports fell as the coronavirus outbreak continued to take a toll on world commerce.
Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rudolfo Anaya, a writer who helped launch the 1970s Chicano Literature Movement with his novel “Bless Me, Ultima,” a book celebrated by Latinos, has died at 82.
Charlize Theron hopes daughters are represented in Hollywood

Charlize Theron hopes daughters are represented in Hollywood

NEW YORK — Charlize Theron says she’s making choices as a producer and actor to ensure her “two small, beautiful African American daughters” will feel represented on-screen.
Hirokazu Kore-eda and Catherine Deneuve look for ‘The Truth’

Hirokazu Kore-eda and Catherine Deneuve look for ‘The Truth’

VENICE, Italy — Catherine Deneuve plays an icon of French cinema in “The Truth.” She even chose her own middle name, Fabienne, for her character who says things like, “I’d rather have been a bad friend and a bad mother and a great actress.

Prince Harry addresses institutional racism at Diana Awards

LONDON — Prince Harry stressed the need to tackle institutional racism during a speech he recorded for Wednesday's ceremony for the Diana Awards, a charity for young people set up to honour his late mother.
Europe contains jobless rate, but faces summer of discontent

Europe contains jobless rate, but faces summer of discontent

SPERLONGA, Italy — Europe has limited the rise in unemployment caused by the pandemic with a wide array of government support programs, but that cannot hide widespread economic distress and anxiety among workers and small business owners.