Paz Lenchantin Departs Pixies After a Decade in the Band

Paz Lenchantin is leaving the Pixies in order “to concentrate on her own projects,” the band announced today. “We’re grateful for Paz’s many contributions, and wish her all the very best going forward,” Pixies wrote. Emma Richardson, a painter who spent over a decade with Band of Skulls, will take over for Lenchantin as Pixies’ … Read more

A Decade After Disappearance, Malaysia May Renew Search for Flight 370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian officials said Sunday they may renew the hunt for MH370, after a U.S. company that tried to find the plane in 2018 proposed a fresh search in the southern Indian Ocean where the Malaysia Airlines plane is believed to have crashed a decade ago. Transport Minister Anthony Loke said he … Read more

Joshua Jackson Returns to Movies for the First Time in Almost a Decade With ‘Karate Kid’ Role

ET can confirm that Joshua Jackson has joined the cast of Sony Pictures’ upcoming Karate Kid, alongside Ben Wang, Jackie Chan and Ralph Macchio.  According to Sony Pictures, the movie will both fuse and continue the movies’ mythology and bring the story to the East Coast, focusing on a teen from China who finds strength and direction … Read more

Joshua Jackson Lands Starring Role in ‘Karate Kid,’ His First Movie Role in Nearly a Decade | Jackie Chan, Joshua Jackson, Karate Kid, Movies, Ralph Macchio | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Joshua Jackson is headed back to the big screen! The 45-year-old Dr. Death actor has booked what is being described as a starring role in the next Karate Kid movie. Keep reading to find out more… The Hollywood Reporter broke the news and confirmed that he’d be sharing the screen with franchise stars Jackie Chan … Read more

Iraq announces reopening of a key oil refinery a decade after it was stormed by the Islamic State

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister announced Friday the reopening of the Beiji refinery, the country’s largest, which had been shut down for a decade after being damaged in the battle against the Islamic State extremist group. Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani said in a statement that the refinery’s return to operation will enable Iraq to … Read more

Vietnam to see highest increase in wealth growth over the next decade

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Marty Windle | Moment | Getty Images Vietnam is set to see the sharpest spike in wealth growth over the next decade as it cements its status as a global manufacturing hub, according to a report by global wealth intelligence firm New World Wealth and investment migration advisors Henley & … Read more

Turkey’s Erdogan visits Egypt as ties are back in full swing after a decade of tensions

CAIRO — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Edrogan was in Cairo on Wednesday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart to rally support for growing demands that Israel halt its war in the Gaza Strip against Hamas. Erdogan’s visit comes as ties between Ankara and Cairo are back on track after years of tensions and frosty relations. … Read more

China’s new housing demand to drop by 50% in the next decade

Pictured here is a real estate project under construction in Huai’an, China, on Jan. 21, 2024. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images BEIJING — Demand for new housing in China is set to drop by around 50% over the next decade, making it harder for Beijing to quickly bolster the country’s overall growth. That’s according … Read more

Anderson .Paak Files for Divorce From His Wife Jaylyn Chang After Over a Decade of Marriage | Anderson .Paak | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Anderson .Paak (whose real name is Brandon Paak Anderson) is filing for divorce from his wife, Jaylyn Chang (sometimes spelled Jae Lin Chang). The “Leave The Door Open” singer and the gospel rock singer from South Korea are splitting after more than 13 years of marriage. They share two sons, Soul Rasheed and Shine Tariq. … Read more