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Watch: GFriend releases ‘Apple’ video, ‘Song of the Sirens’ EP

Watch: GFriend releases ‘Apple’ video, ‘Song of the Sirens’ EP

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July 13 (UPI) -- South Korean girl group GFriend is back with new music. The K-pop stars released the EP Song of the Sirens and a music video for the title track, "Apple," on Monday. Advertisement The "Apple" video opens with Yerin picking and taking a bite of a juicy red apple. The video features a Garden of Eden-like setting as the group sings about temptation. GFriend also performed "Apple" at a showcase for Song of the Sirens Monday in Seoul. The group said they wanted to show a "dramatic" transformation on the new mini album. "We tried our best to showcase a different side of us," Sowon said. "We always think about changing as we continue our musical careers."[embedded content] Song of the Sirens also features the songs "Time of the Snow," "Mirror Room," "Tarot Cards," "Crème Brûlée
Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

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A Jerusalem court has released a former Air Force general and leading activist opposed to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose arrest prompted hundreds to protest outside the Israeli leader’s residenceBy TIA GOLDENBERG Associated PressJune 28, 2020, 10:11 AM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleJERUSALEM -- A Jerusalem court early on Sunday ordered the release of a former Air Force general and leading activist opposed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rule whose arrest prompted hundreds to protest outside the Israeli leader's residence. Retired Brig. Gen. Amir Haskel has been a leader of the protest movement against Netanyahu, demanding that the long-time leader step down while facing charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting
DoD releases name of soldier who died in ‘non-combat-related’ incident in Iraq

DoD releases name of soldier who died in ‘non-combat-related’ incident in Iraq

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May 5 (UPI) -- The Pentagon released the name of a soldier who died Monday in Iraq in what officials describe as a non-combat-related incident. Sgt. Christopher Wesley Curry, 23, of Terre Haute, Ind., died in Erbil, Iraq, in an incident that is under investigation, according to the Department of Defense. Curry was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. "Sgt. Curry joined Charlie Company in April 2019 and immediately became a part of our Army family. His technical expertise enabled the unit to deploy from Alaska in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, and his continued effort eased the Company's transition while in theater," Lt. Col. Jimmy Howell, 3-21 Infantry commander, said in a statem...
Pentagon formally releases Navy videos of unidentified object encounters

Pentagon formally releases Navy videos of unidentified object encounters

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April 27 (UPI) -- The Pentagon formally released three videos on Monday taken by Navy pilots which indicate the presence of "unidentified aerial phenomena. The videos, one from 2004 and two from 2017, have been circulating since their unauthorized leaks, and the Navy has attested to their authenticity. They were officially released on Monday "in order to clear up any misconceptions by the public on whether or not the footage that has been circulating was real, or whether or not there is more to the videos," the Pentagon said in a statement. The videos show what appear to be unidentified flying objects, recorded by infrared cameras, rapidly moving past airborne planes. Audio in two videos include comments from surprised service members, with one voice suggesting the flying object could be...
Coronavirus: After James Bond delay, what next for Hollywood’s new releases?

Coronavirus: After James Bond delay, what next for Hollywood’s new releases?

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Daniel Craig's swansong as James Bond has become the first major film to fall foul of the coronavirus outbreak, with the release of No Time To Die delayed by seven months until November.With growing health concerns around the world, what could it mean for the film industry?Why was this decision taken? Bond producers didn't directly mention coronavirus in their statement announcing the delay. Instead, MGM said it took the decision after "careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace".Is that code for coronavirus?"Yes," says BBC arts correspondent David Sillito. "Just look at what's happening in the world. "This was going to be the first big global blockbuster o...