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Coalition vows retaliation after Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport

World Jun 13, 2019

Coalition vows retaliation after Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport

The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people. The Western-backed, Sunni Muslim alliance that has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen ...

'Akira' is all set for its Hollywood remake

Film | Wide Angle Jun 13, 2019

'Akira' is all set for its Hollywood remake

by Matt Schley

Like it or not, Hollywood's "Akira" is finally happening. The live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's legendary manga and anime had been in development limbo since the rights were picked up by Warner Bros. in 2002. Now, after years of speculation, it's been given the release ...

'Street sports' gain ground in Japan ahead of Olympic debut

Olympics Jun 13, 2019

'Street sports' gain ground in Japan ahead of Olympic debut

As Tokyo prepares to host the inaugural Olympic 3x3 basketball, freestyle BMX and skateboarding events, youth-focused "street sports" are breaking new ground in Japan, providing unexpected benefits and opportunities in some unlikely places. While the X Games and the French Festival International des Sports Extremes ...

Chris Froome crashes in training, will miss Tour de France

More Sports Jun 13, 2019

Chris Froome crashes in training, will miss Tour de France

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will miss this year's race after a "bad crash" in training on Wednesday. Team INEOS leader Dave Brailsford said Froome sustained a suspected fractured femur in a 60 kph crash. The British rider was being airlifted to a hospital, ...