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‘Unite the Right’ rally’s planners accused in civil trial

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 25, 2021

The violence at the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville shocked the nation, with people beaten to the ground, lighted torches thrown at counterdemonstrators and a self-proclaimed Hitler admirer ramming his car into a crowd, killing a woman and injuring dozens more.
A&E >  TV

James Michael Tyler, Gunther on ‘Friends,’ dies at 59

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 25, 2021

NEW YORK  — James Michael Tyler, the actor known widely for his recurring role as Gunther on “Friends,” has died. He was 59. Tyler died Sunday at home in Los Angeles from prostate cancer, said his manager, Toni Benson. 
News >  Nation/World

Ex-Saudi official claims damaging intel against crown prince

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A former senior Saudi security official who helped oversee joint U.S. counterterrorism efforts claimed in an interview with “60 Minutes” that the kingdom's crown prince once spoke of killing a sitting Saudi monarch before his own father was crowned king.
News >  Nation

Despite hybrid release, ‘Dune’ draws well on the big screen

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

NEW YORK – Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” debuted with $40.1 million in ticket sales in its opening weekend in North America, drawing a large number of moviegoers to see the thundering sci-fi epic on the big screen despite it also being available to stream in homes.
A&E >  Music

Ed Sheeran has COVID-19, will do performances from home

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 25, 2021

British pop star Ed Sheeran said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will do interviews and performances from his house while he self-isolates. Sheeran, 30, broke the news on social media days before his new studio album is due out.