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Trump announces ‘peace deal’ between Bahrain and Israel

Trump announces ‘peace deal’ between Bahrain and Israel

World
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Kim Kardashian announces end of long-running hit reality show

Kim Kardashian announces end of long-running hit reality show

Entertainment
The long-running TV reality show about the Kardashian family is coming to an end, Kim Kardashian West has announced."It is with heavy hearts that we've made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to Keeping Up With The Kardashians," she said in a statement posted on Twitter.The show has run for 14 years, and made global mega-stars of Kim, her siblings, their parents, partners and children.The final season, its 21st, will air in early 2021.Expressing her thanks to the "thousands of individuals and businesses" involved in the programme, Kim also added: "I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has watched and supported me and my family these past 14 incredible years.""This show made us who we are and I will be forever...
Pentagon announces $17.4M in contracts under Defense Production Act

Pentagon announces $17.4M in contracts under Defense Production Act

Business
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The Pentagon announced contracts totaling $ 17.4 million on Friday to retain contractors' workforce capabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. All were ordered under the Defense Production Act Title III, which provides the president with broad authority to support, through economic incentives, essential domestic industrial resources involved in national defense and homeland security requirements. Advertisement A $ 3.1 million contract, in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services, was announced with BioFire Defense LLC of Salt Lake City to expand production capacity for diagnostic testing for the COVID-19 virus. AQYR Technologies received a $ 3.6 million contract to expand production capability of the Global Broadcast Service Portable Receiver Suite. A ...
Former Spanish king Juan Carlos announces he’ll self-exile amid financial scandals

Former Spanish king Juan Carlos announces he’ll self-exile amid financial scandals

World
Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Amid multiple financial scandals, former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, announced Monday that he will leave the country in a self-imposed exile that would be "the best for Spain and for the Crown." In a letter posted on the royal family's website to his son King Felipe VI, Juan Carlos, 82, who ruled from 1975 until his abdication from the throne in 2014, announced he would leave the country, but didn't give a timeline. Advertisement "I communicate to you my thoughtful decision to move, at this time, outside of Spain. A decision I make with deep feeling, but with great serenity," Juan Carlos wrote. The former king said "public repercussion" in his private life was interfering with his son's job requirements. "I wish to express to you my absolute availability to contribute to...
Disney announces deal with Colin Kaepernick for ESPN documentary

Disney announces deal with Colin Kaepernick for ESPN documentary

Entertainment
July 6 (UPI) -- The Walt Disney Co. on Monday announced a partnership between ESPN Films and Colin Kaepernick for an exclusive documentary series on the former NFL player's football career and racial activism. The deal between Kaepernick's production arm, Ra Vision Media, and Disney will tell "scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity," a statement from ESPN said. Advertisement The partnership also will showcase the work of minority directors and producers. "During this unprecedented time, The Walt Disney Co. remains committed to creating diverse and inclusive content that resonates and matters," said Bob Iger, Disney's executive chairman in a statement. "Colin's experience gives him a unique perspective on the intersection of sports, cul...