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For ‘Okja,’ growing a GMO pig from page to screen

NEW YORK — The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon Ho’s “Okja” is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant.It’s a hybrid creature for a hybrid movie. Like the South K
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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

LONDON — One London community is evacuating some 800 households from five publicly owned apartment towers because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise last week.The move comes as residents of thousands of tower blocks around Britain exp
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The Latest: Evacuated London residents express anger, fear

LONDON — The Latest on London’s public housing tower fire on June 14 that has killed at least 79 people (all times local):10:10 p.m.Residents of a public housing complex being evacuated in north London because of fire safety concerns say they are both angry and frightened about being forced from
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The ultimate fantasy wedding: Wonder Woman weds Deadpool at Awesome Con

Imagine a wedding between Wonder Woman and Deadpool, attended by Mary Poppins, Superman, Dr. Who, Kylo Ren and the Little Mermaid.More than 100 costume-clad nerds, cosplayers, gamers and fantasists gathered June 17 to celebrate the real-life union of Megan Mattingly and Adam Merica, dressed as Wonde
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40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.A suicide bomber was involved in the first car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in the southwestern city of
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Why Saudi Arabia hates Al Jazeera so much

If you want to understand why many Arab world leaders hate Al Jazeera, consider “Sharia and Life.”For years, the call-in show was one of the network’s most popular, reaching tens of millions. Viewers would call in and pose their faith questions to Yusuf al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian cleric and a sp
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Those skirt-wearing British schoolboys just won the right to wear shorts

The British schoolboys who wore girls' uniform skirts to class to protest a “no shorts” policy during an intense heat wave have won their fight.Dozens of boys at Isca Academy in Exeter said it was too hot for pants as temperatures approached 90 degrees. So Thursday, without an option to we
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North Korea calls Otto Warmbier’s death a ‘mystery,’ casts itself as ‘biggest victim’

BEIJING — North Korea said Friday that the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier was a mystery, denying that he was tortured and casting itself as the “biggest victim” of the affair.In the reclusive country’s first public reaction to Warmbier’s death, a Foreign Ministry spokesman also t
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Demands by Saudi-led Arab states for Qatar include shuttering Al Jazeera

ISTANBUL — New tensions erupted Friday in a feud between Qatar and a group of Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia after the leak of an onerous list of demands to be met by Qatar, including the shuttering of its popular Al Jazeera news channel. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahra
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Donald Trump is wrong. Mexico isn’t the second-deadliest country in the world.

MEXICO CITY — On Thursday night, Trump tweeted that “Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade largely the cause. We will BUILD THE WALL!”Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is large
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