Rare protests in Egypt call for president to step down

Dozens of people were arrested, including at least two journalists, according to the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights. No casualties were reported.

Pakistan: Bus rams into hill after brakes failure, 22 killed

An official said rescue efforts were facing difficulties in the remote mountainous terrain due to lack of needed equipment and resources.

IS claims Iraq minibus bombing that killed 12

A bomb exploded on a minibus packed with passengers outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala Friday night, killing and wounding civilians, Iraqi security officials said.

Emmy nominees are ready for the big night

The Emmy Awards recognise excellence in television. They are the pre-eminent awards in the medium, being equivalent to Academy Awards (also called Oscars) for films, Tony Awards for theatre and Grammy Awards for music. The awards ceremony this year is on September 22.

Displays of bat signal fete Batman at 80

DC Comics is carrying off a celebration of Batman Day to mark the 80th anniversary of the appearance of crimefighter Bruce Wayne and his masked hidden identity.

Game of Thrones, Veep make last Emmy Awards stand

If Game of Thrones successfully defends its best drama series title to net a fourth trophy at the Emmy Awards 2019, it will join a select club that can boast the same: Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, The West Wing and Mad Men.

Shakib al Hasan sets Bangladesh T20 run record in win vs Afghanistan

Shakib al Hasan, who hit eight fours and a six, became Bangladesh's highest scorer in T20Is with 1,567 runs, eclipsing Tamim Iqbal on 1,556.

Philippe Coutinho scores first goal for Bayern Munich in 4-0 rout of Cologne

After scoring his first goal for Bayern Munich, Philippe Coutinho set up Ivan Perisic for the fourth goal against Cologne as they moved to the top of the Bundesliga table.

Hong Kong protesters burn flag, police fire pepper spray

Protesters in Hong Kong burn flag, police fire pepper spray in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances<

Jennifer Lopez struts updated jungle dress at Milan Fashion Week

Jennifer Lopez wore a version of the jungle dress that nearly broke the internet almost 20 years ago at Milan Fashion Week.

SUV drives through Chicago-area mall, leaves shoppers panicked

Video posted on social media shows the black Chevy Trailblazer driving through the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg around 2:30 p.m. while shoppers and store employees run for safety.

Trudeau’s support holds after apology for wearing brownface

Trudeau's brownface controversy has drawn some comparisons with developments earlier this year in the U.S., where Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam withstood intense pressure to resign after a racist picture surfaced from his 1984 medical school yearbook.

Roger Federer wins doubles with Alexander Zverev, Europe leads in Laver Cup

Roger Federer teamed up in doubles with Alexander Zverev to lift Europe into a commanding 3-1 first-day lead over the World team at the Laver Cup

Women rule the Emmy comedy series category

An unprecedented number of the seven nominated comedies are from female creators: defending champion The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Fleabag and Russian Doll.

Civil rights group: Air Canada forced 12-year-old girl to remove hijab during boarding

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said in a letter sent Friday that federal and state laws were violated when an Air Canada gate agent demanded that Fatima Abdelrahman remove her religious head covering.

23 states sue Trump to keep California’s auto emission rules

Federal law sets standards for how much pollution can come from cars and trucks. But since the 1970s, California has been permitted to set tougher rules because it has the most cars and struggles to meet air quality standards.

At least they’re talking: EU, UK push on with Brexit meets

British and EU negotiators have agreed to press on in search of an elusive Brexit deal, as Ireland's deputy leader warned that the two sides remain far apart despite an improvement in the 'mood music.'

Turkey: Bloomberg journalists on trial for report on economy

The trial against Kerim Karakaya and Fercan Yalinkilic opened in Istanbul on Friday. Thirty-six others have also been charged for their social media comments on the story written in August 2018, increasing concerns over media freedoms in Turkey.

Brad Pitt and James Gray take a giant leap with Ad Astra

Brad Pitt's performance in Ad Astra is a standout that critics and awards observers have taken note of, on top of his acclaimed work earlier this summer in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Amazon Prime Video to stream Rihanna’s lingerie show

Rihanna's mission will be showcased Friday as Amazon Prime Video streams her New York Fashion Week extravaganza for Savage X Fenty in more than 200 countries and territories. The event’s army of models included women of all sizes in a range of ethnicities and skin tones.