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Frankie Taggart

Frankie Taggart

    'The Shape of Water' triumphs at nail-biting Oscars
    'The Shape of Water' triumphs at nail-biting Oscars
    "The Shape of Water" on Sunday won top honors at the Oscars including the coveted best picture statuette, bringing the curtain down on a Hollywood...
    Paradise lost: 'Anote's Ark' shows Kiribati on the brink
    Paradise lost: 'Anote's Ark' shows Kiribati on the brink
    With its pristine sands, glistening saltwater flats and gently swaying palms, Kiribati ought to be a tropical paradise – but this precarious...
    Hollywood stars declare war on sexual misconduct at Globes
    Hollywood stars declare war on sexual misconduct at Globes
    Hollywood spoke with one voice at the Golden Globes on Sunday to declare war on the film industry's culture of sexual harassment and abuse, as it...
    Disgraced Weinstein hit by new sex attack lawsuit
    Disgraced Weinstein hit by new sex attack lawsuit
    Another actress added her name Monday to the dozens accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of a litany of depraved sexual misconduct as he was...
    Haiti's first female-directed movie bids for Oscars
    Haiti's first female-directed movie bids for Oscars
    Haiti is still reeling from the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people, but from the debris of its devastated towns, a nascent film...
    13 women come forward in ever-widening Weinstein rape scandal
    13 women come forward in ever-widening Weinstein rape scandal
    Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein faced claims Tuesday he raped an Italian film star and two other women, in a widening scandal that...
    Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend back in US, FBI to question her
    Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend back in US, FBI to question her
    The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock arrived back in the United States Tuesday evening and was met by FBI agents eager to hear...
    Politics centre stage as 'Handmaid's Tale' sweeps Emmys
    Politics centre stage as 'Handmaid's Tale' sweeps Emmys
    Television's glittering Emmys placed politics front and centre on Sunday, lavishing "The Handmaid's Tale" with awards for its bleak portrait of an...
    Winter is here: 'Game of Thrones' begins season seven
    Winter is here: 'Game of Thrones' begins season seven
    Spoiler alert: This story contains minor details from Sunday's season premiere of HBO's 'Game of Thrones'
    Return of the King: 'Kong: Skull Island' revives iconic ape
    Return of the King: 'Kong: Skull Island' revives iconic ape
    Eight decades since furry wrecking machine King Kong first stomped into theatres, the giant ape with a predilection for bottle-blonde damsels in...
    Sierra Leone's Ebola-hit Freetown is a city on edge
    Sierra Leone's Ebola-hit Freetown is a city on edge
    Death stalks the rain-lashed streets of Sierra Leone's capital, finally at peace after a decade of civil war but in the grip of a new and equally...
    Malians defy threats to vote in new leader
    Malians defy threats to vote in new leader
    They will have a choice of 27 candidates as they vote for the first time since last year's military coup upended one of the...