Tom Holland embraces ‘darker role’ with ‘Cherry’ in reunion with ‘Avengers’ directors Joe and Anthony Russo
There’s much more to Tom Holland behind the mask. The actor, who rose to fame playing Spider-Man, embraced an entirely different type of character in the addiction drama “Cherry,” which reunited him with “Avengers” directors Joe and Anthony Russo. “Playing a much darker role was very freeing, because there were no boundaries,” Holland told the Daily News. “The sky was the limit. I was definitely nervous. I’ve never played a character like this before, and a lot of the emotions that I had to go through are emotions I’ve never experienced, and emotions I hope to never experience in my personal l...
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Man arrested in Puerto Rico government chat scandal
Miami (AFP) - The FBI arrested a man Wednesday for allegedly trying to extort $300,000 from government officials in Puerto Rico to prevent the release of private messages that later pushed the island's governor to resign, authorities said. The governor, Ricardo Rossello, stepped down in 2019 after hundreds of pages of incendiary messages on the app Telegram were leaked. Sixto Jorge Diaz Colon, 52, faces federal charges including extortion and obstruction of justice for allegedly demanding government contracts in exchange for keeping secret the chats that sparked protests in the US Caribbean t...
Puerto Rico Votes For Statehood, Will Democrats Have The Votes To Ratify It?
Puerto Ricans voted in favor of the territory applying to be a U.S. state for the sixth time in a nonbinding referendum last month. The U.S. territory voted 52 to 48 percent in favor of making the island commonwealth a state. The referendum marks the sixth time Puerto Ricans have voted on statehood and the third time they voted in favor of it. The last time Puerto Ricans were polled was in 2017 when the measure won by a wide margin, but pro-independence and pro-territory groups had boycotted the vote, leading to an unimpressive 23 percent voter turnout. “There’s no doubt that a majority of peo...