US ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Gives Old Things New Life

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The most-watched show on PBS, “Antiques Roadshow,” is currently touring the United States, and United News International’s Cambrie Caldwell was on location to find out how they’re taking old things and making them fresh for new generations. The program has 8.5 million viewers every week. It’s now filming its 22nd … Continued

HBO’s Social Media Accounts Hacked in Latest Security Breach

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — HBO just can’t seem to catch a break. Several of the cable network’s social media accounts were hacked Wednesday, Aug. 16 by a group calling itself OurMine. Posts appearing on HBO’s Twitter and Facebook accounts Wednesday night said, “Hi, OurMine here, we are just testing your security.” HBO’s Twitter accounts for … Continued

Emma Stone Named Highest Paid Actress

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — It’s been a good year for actress Emma Stone. She won an Oscar for her role in “La La Land” and made Time’s 100 Most Influential People list. Now, Forbes magazine named the 28-year-old the world’s highest paid actress of 2017. She raked in $26 million. But that doesn’t come close … Continued

Another ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode Leaked

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — For the second time in as many weeks, an episode of HBO’s hit “Game of Thrones” has leaked online before its scheduled release. An HBO Europe spokesman has confirmed that an upcoming episode was briefly posted on Tuesday, Aug. 15, to the company’s Nordic and España platforms. By the time episode … Continued

4 Arrested in India for Allegedly Leaking ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Authorities in India arrested four people accused of leaking an episode of “Game of Thrones.” Three of the men arrested on Monday, Aug. 14 in Mumbai are employees at Prime Focus Technology. The company provides HBO’s distributor in India, Star India, with the popular series. The fourth man is a former … Continued

Jury Finds for Swift in Groping Trial, Awards Symbolic $1

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A jury has ruled in favor of pop superstar Taylor Swift in her high-profile countersuit against a former DJ. David Mueller sued Swift for $3 million, saying she falsely accused him of groping her during a meet-and-greet in 2013 and caused him to lose his job. Swift countersued for assault and … Continued

Motorcycle Stunt Driver Killed on Set of ‘Deadpool 2’

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A female stunt driver is dead following a motorcycle accident on the set of “Deadpool 2.” Joi “SJ” Harris was killed Aug. 14 while filming in Vancouver, Canada. Witnesses said she lost control of her motorcycle and flew through the air before smashing into the glass window of an office tower. … Continued

Patriotic Film Takes China by Storm

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — “‘Warrior Wolf II” is conquering the Chinese box office. It has taken the top spot as China’s highest grossing film ever. According to Box Office Mojo, the military-themed action film raked in over half a billion dollars since its release on July 27. China Film Insider said it is the sixth … Continued

Saudi Singer Arrested for ‘Dabbing’ During Concert

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A Saudi singer has been arrested for dabbing during a concert. The dab is a popular dance move that took the world by storm in 2015. Abdallah Al Shaharani was performing at a music festival in the city of Taif on Aug. 7, when he dabbed in front of the audience. … Continued

Original Godzilla Actor Dies at 88

UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The man who portrayed Godzilla in the original adaptations of the monster movie series has died. Japanese actor Haruo Nakajima died Aug. 7 of pneumonia. He was 88 years old. Nakajima first played the giant reptile in 1954 in the original Godzilla movie. In the first film, the costume was made of … Continued