Could Sir Edmund Hillary be due some Oscar love A movie that recreates his ascent of Everest with Tenzing Norgay will premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). New Zealand-based writer and director Leanne Pooley’s
As the ratings and social media sing the praises of New Zealand’s latest entry in the talent show ring, Jessie Matthews not only has her feet firmly on the ground, she’s already looking further into the future. The soulful Hamilton songstress has secured a place in the X-Factor top 24, beating thousands to spend this weekend with mentor Stan Walker at his chosen retreat.
BRITISH royalty reigns but does not govern. According to a famed British constitutional scholar, Walter Bagehot, Queen Elizabeth II “could disband the army; she could dismiss all the officers .
Exhibit reflects Camp Pendleton’s role as refuge for Vietnamese ‘Images at War’s End’ shows weddings, baptisms, Buddhist ceremonies, even a hula hoop contest. Refugees say they think often of their experiences at the base. A few years ago, Faye Jonason received a call from a Vietnamese couple from Roseville, Calif., who asked if she had […]
Two NATO-led soldiers were killed and six wounded in an attack at a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan early Sunday, officials said. The soldiers were serving with the International Security Assistance Force, the organization said in a statement