James Bond villain? Steven Mnuchin takes that as a compliment

World / Politics Nov 20, 2017

James Bond villain? Steven Mnuchin takes that as a compliment

Steven Mnuchin has fought back against a fair share of criticism since becoming Treasury Secretary, sparring with Democrats who questioned his role in the housing crisis and calling media reports that chastised him "fake news." But now, he's embracing attacks. Images last week of Mnuchin ...

Filipino wins first Elvis in Asia contest

Asia Pacific / Offbeat Aug 20, 2017

Filipino wins first Elvis in Asia contest

More than 20 Elvis Presley impersonators shimmied, gyrated and belted out classics like "Jailhouse Rock" in Manila on Saturday at the first Elvis in Asia contest. The King of Rock 'n' Roll died 40 years ago last week and contest organizers said they aimed to ...

Trump, Kim lookalikes take Hong Kong by surprise

Asia Pacific / Offbeat Jan 25, 2017

Trump, Kim lookalikes take Hong Kong by surprise

It is a scene unlikely ever to become reality — U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hugging and leaning in for a kiss on the bustling streets of Hong Kong. The lookalikes of the controversial leaders turned heads and prompted ...