“Slumdog Millionaire” was the correct answer at the Oscars on Sunday night not once, not twice but eight times. The Hollywood adaptation of a story about a Mumbai slum kid who goes all the way to win the top prize in a popular TV game show swept the 81st Academy Awards in Los Angeles and gave Indian composer AR Rahman two coveted golden statuettes.
US President Donald J. Trump is expected to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Buenos Aires later this week. Is that a good idea in light of Russia’s latest aggression toward Ukraine and the somewhat stymied success of past meetings between the two leaders? In an interview with The Washington Post , Trump left open the possibility that he might, after all, cancel the meeting over the incident in the Kerch Strait. “Maybe I won’t even have the meeting,” he said.