Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times

(Reuters) – I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102. Pei, whose portfolio included a controversial renovation of Paris’ Louvre Museum and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

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In Syria’s Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) – Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo’s Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria. FILE PHOTO: Mansour and Wafai families wrap themselves with towel in Aleppo’s Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, Syria April 11, 2019. Picture…

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British royals William, Kate, Harry and Meghan launch mental health text service

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s young royals, brothers Prince William and Prince Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan, launched a new phone messaging service on Friday to help people suffering a mental health crisis. Britain’s Prince William meets Mathew Kollamkulam, Michael Kitching, Jo Irwin, Amanda Brown-Bennet, and Carol Keith, who are crisis volunteers working with…

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Alfonso Cuaron, do México, ganha o Oscar de melhor diretor por 'Roma'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – O cineasta mexicano Alfonso Cuaron ganhou o Oscar de melhor diretor no domingo por seu filme semi-autobiográfico “Roma”, que também ganhou prêmios por cinema e cinematografia em língua estrangeira. Ele prestou homenagem aos 70 milhões de trabalhadores domésticos em todo o mundo e às mulheres indígenas em seu discurso de aceitação….

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