‘Romeo and Juliet’ director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of Nazareth,” died Saturday at 96. While Zeffirelli was most popularly known for his films, his name was also inextricably linked to the theater and opera. He produced classics for the world’s most famous opera houses, from Milan’s venerable La Scala to the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and plays for London and Italian stages. Zeffirelli’s son Luciano said his…

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share sweet Father’s Day photo of Archie

It was a happy first Father’s Day for Prince Harry. The Ginger Prince and wife Meghan Markle shared a sweet photo for Father’s Day of their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, early on Sunday morning. In the photo, Prince Harry’s hands are visible holding the baby boy. PRINCE HARRY ‘LOOKS TIRED’ WHILE COMMUTING ON COMMERCIAL FLIGHT “Happy Father’s Day! And wishing a very special first Father’s Day to The Duke of Sussex,” the @SussexRoyal account wrote on Instagram. PRINCE HARRY’S SON ARCHIE’S BIRTH MAY HAVE MENDED HIS RIFT WITH PRINCE WILLIAM…

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Trump’s admiration for ‘slaveowner’ Jackson halted Tubman $20 bill, CNN host suggests

CNN anchor Don Lemon heavily implied Friday night that President Trump halted plans for placing abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill by expressing admiration for “slaveowner” President Andrew Jackson, the current face on the currency. On his “CNN Tonight” telecast, Lemon played a video clip of then-candidate Trump saying that he’d “love” to leave Jackson on the $20 bill and suggesting that Tubman could instead go on the $2 bill, calling the Obama-era Tubman plan “pure political correctness.” “Pure political correctness.” — Candidate Donald Trump’s description of Obama-era plan for…

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