Film links melting glaciers, land loss in Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS,  (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Melting ice in Antarctica puts as many as 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk of losing their homes over the coming century, according to a new documentary focused on the human cost of climate change.

Smash hit ‘Hamilton’ sweeps Tonys with 11 wins during sombre ceremony

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – “Hamilton”, the pop culture phenomenon based on U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton, swept the Tonys on Sunday, winning 11 of Broadway’s top awards including best musical, best actor, best direction and best score and book for creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

TV actor Michael Jace gets 40 years to life for murder of wife

(Reuters) – Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing a policeman on the TV drama “The Shield,” was sentenced yesterday to 40 years to life for shooting his wife dead in front of the couple’s two children at their Los Angeles home, a court official said.

Billboard awards say Kesha set canceled by record label

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Pop star Kesha is not allowed to perform at the Billboard Music Awards after her record label rescinded its approval, the show’s organizers said, following the singer’s failed legal bid to scrap her recording contract with Sony Music and producer Dr.

Jodie Foster mines human impact of financial risk in “Money Monster”

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – When Jodie Foster wanted to explore the human relationship with technology and virtual intimacy in her latest directorial effort “Money Monster,” she opted to use Wall Street as her setting and raise the dramatic stakes by holding George Clooney hostage.

Prince cremated; family, friends honor him at ceremony in Minnesota

CHANHASSEN, Minn.,  (Reuters) – Prince’s remains have been cremated and his family and friends attended a private ceremony on Saturday to pay their respects to the late pop superstar at the studio complex where he died in a suburb of Minneapolis, a Prince spokeswoman said.