Debbie Pollock

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Cher's Fabulous Journey From Camp Diva To Serious Actress And Back Again

In "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," Cher plays a heightened version of herself -- and she's in on the joke. Here's why that's significant.<p>Of all the pop stars who have attempted to act, Cher’s track record is arguably the best. “Silkwood.” “Mask.” “The Witches of Eastwick.” “Moonstruck.” “Mermaids.” …

Cher

Croatia pushes past Denmark on penalty kicks to reach World Cup quarterfinals

By Sam Fortier<p>, Sports reporter<p><b>Croatia 1, Denmark 1 (Croatia wins, 3-2, on penalty kicks)</b><p><b>Nizhny Novgorod Stadium</b><p>The game, and Croatia’s future in the World Cup, came down to midfielder Ivan Rakitic as he lined up for a penalty kick. Rakitic had said a few days earlier he had heard enough about the …

No Ronaldo? No Messi? No problem: Nine names to know for the rest of the World Cup.

By Jacob Bogage<p>, Staff writer<p>The two international stars everyone loves, or hates, have been booted from the World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal side and Lionel Messi’s Argentina squad lost in the round of 16 on Saturday after barely clawing their way into the knockout round to begin with.<p>It …

Soccer

Royal wedding 2018: Couple leave Windsor after wedding

<b>The newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex have left Windsor Castle as the weekend's royal wedding celebrations come to a close.</b><p>The couple stayed at the castle on Saturday after an evening reception with 200 of their friends and family, hosted by Prince Charles.<p>Details of Prince Harry and …

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Royal wedding: Duke and Duchess of Sussex release official photos

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released several official photographs taken on their wedding day by renowned fashion and portrait photographer Alexi Lubomirski.<p>The photographs were taken on Saturday afternoon at Windsor Castle shortly after the couple returned from their two-mile …

‘A moment in history’: royal wedding enchants visitors from far and wide

Thousands camped overnight on Windsor streets to secure places near chapel where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married<p>More than 100,000 people lined the streets of Windsor and the grounds of its famous castle to celebrate the wedding of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex.<p>People had flown from …

Royal Weddings

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

<b>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become husband and wife in a moving ceremony at Windsor Castle.</b><p>An emotional-looking prince and his smiling bride exchanged vows and rings before the Queen and 600 guests at St George's Chapel.<p>Ms Markle, wearing a white boat-neck dress by British designer Clare …

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Looming landslides prompt Serbia evacuation

As floodwaters start to recede in the Balkans, residents in some areas are now facing new difficulties. In one town on the Serbia-Bosnia border, an evacuation is being planned because of a looming landslide.<p>Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports from Mali Zvornik in eastern Serbia.

Record flooding in Balkans

2,000 litre cup of cappuccino sets new Guinness World Record in Croatia

Over 1,000 baristas set to work in an attempt to create the world's largest cappuccino ever in Zagreb, Croatia.<p>The ambitious attempt featured one thousand baristas from all over the country who gathered in Zagreb to operate 22 coffee machines installed on a public stage at Zagreb main square.<p>In …

6 Reasons to Visit Croatia This Summer

Croatia has never had trouble drawing a crowd. The Roman emperor Diocletian was so captivated with the city of Split that he built his personal …

European Travel

Travel tips: holidays in Croatia and this week's best breaks at home and away | Joanne O'Connor

Baroque churches and cobbled streets in the capital of Slavonia, plus short holidays in Cornwall and Sardinia<p><b>Why go?</b><br>Ryanair's new destination in Croatia (it launches flights from Stansted on 4 April) is a likable, laid-back university town. It's the capital of Slavonia, a land of cornfields, …

Croatia World Cup 2014 squad: Hull City striker Nikica Jelavic makes the cut

The Hull City striker Nikica Jelavic has been named in Croatia's provisional 30-man World Cup squad along with the Southampton defender Dejan Lovren.<p>The Queens Park Rangers midfielder Niko Kranjcar, Real Madrid's Luka Modric and Shakhtar Donetsk striker Eduardo, formerly of Arsenal, are also in …

Balkan Floods Expose Deadly Mines From 1990s Civil War

Bosnia and Serbia are struggling to recover from the worst flooding in a century, after three months of rain fell in just three days in the Balkan countries.<p>At least 40 people have died in Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia. Half a million people have fled their homes, and tens of thousands are without …

Floods, landslides leave many Bosnians homeless

TOPCIC POLJE, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — It took only a few minutes for a roaring landslide to leave Ramiz Skopljak homeless for the second time in …

Floods have united the people of the Balkans | Andrej Nikolaidis

Catastrophe has again struck the former Yugoslavia – but this time we are not killing each other but helping each other<p>The floods came like a thief in the night, just as the Red Death did in Edgar Allan Poe's story. They hit hard, as if their aim was to establish an "illimitable dominion over all". …

Pictures from a Serbian Town Underwater

Last week when I was researching a story on migration, I found myself in Obrenovac, a Serbian town some 18 miles southwest of central Belgrade, and it looked more like a lake than a town.<p>Last week when I was researching a story on migration, I found myself in Obrenovac, a Serbian town some 18 miles …

Epic flooding in Balkans raises fears about landmines surfacing

As if the deadly flooding inundating much of the Balkans wasn't alarming enough, rescuers must now grapple with another concern: the risk of landmines from the Bosnian war resurfacing.<p>"A vast number of landslides have worsened the situation and relief efforts," the Red Cross said, describing the …

Balkans floods: Appeal for aid as rescue continues

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1078000/1078014_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534404987_5691fea83a1ec639a6cf8f6277740f08<p><b>Serbia and Bosnia have called for international help to rescue people from inundated areas after the worst flooding since modern records began.</b><p>Waters …

Floods

Ratko Mladic war crime defence begins

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1077000/1077911_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534404987_e045725e3884d4e584c230f52c256981<p><b>The defence in the trial of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity has opened in The Hague.</b><p>The …

World History

A '1,000 Year' Flood Wrecked The Balkans, Destroying 100,000 Buildings And Homes

The worst rainfall to hit Serbia and Bosnia in 120 years has killed upwards of 40 people and destroyed entire towns.<p>"The physical destruction is not less than the destruction caused by the [1992-95 war in Bosnia]." Bosnian Foreign Minister Zlatko Lagumdžija told a news conference. "During the war, …

Floods