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Ellen Page claims 'X-Men' director Brett Ratner 'outed' her as gay when she was 18

Actress Ellen Page claims producer/director Brett Ratner outed her as gay when she was 18. In a lengthy Facebook post Friday, Page says the incident occurred during a cast and crew “meet and greet” for <i>X Men: The Last Stand</i>.<p>“He looked at a woman standing next to me, ten years my senior, pointed to …

Ex-Air Force Officer To Oversee Puerto Rico's Power Restoration

<b>Updated at 2:10 a.m. ET</b><p>A retired senior military officer has been appointed to oversee the rebuilding of Puerto Rico's devastated power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, as some three-quarters of the island's residents remain without electricity.<p>In a written statement on Wednesday, the …

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Hottest Sneaker Releases Of The Week [05.08.17]

Start your weekend on the right foot with the latest sneakers to drop from the world's finest brands.An eclectic mix dominated this week's wrap up of …

European stocks subdued at start of potentially big week

LONDON (AP) — European stock markets were modestly lower Monday at the start of a busy week that includes the latest policy decision from the …

Nevada coalition seeks unprecedented insulin refund law

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies …

A Weekend At Virginia’s Luxury Mountain Retreat: Primland

Driving along the rolling Blue Ridge Parkway, I couldn’t help but wonder when we’d get there. Having spent my formative years in Southwestern …

How to travel independently around Cyprus

Blessed with endless blue-sky days and miles of sandy coast, Cyprus is a tourism promoter’s dream. Lazy bucket-and-spade package holidays bring gaggles of Europeans to this Mediterranean idyll every summer. But Cyprus is more than its sand: eschew resorts to rove rural cobblestone villages and …

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

What to eat in Hong Kong

Tiny Hong Kong is home to some 10,000 restaurants, the majority specialising in Chinese cooking, especially Cantonese dishes. Originally from Guangzhou (Canton), Cantonese cuisine flourished in the former British colony and is known for an almost religious insistence on freshness, an adventurous …

Do leave home without it: stuff you should never take on a trip

We've all seen these people and, inevitably, at some point we've actually <i>been</i> these people. The urge to overpack is a phenomenon most people experience in their early travel years and eventually outgrow. But some never quite make the connection between overpacking and the resulting inconvenience …