"About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian, and the society is generally considered conservative and traditional", reports the outlet.
Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said. In 2013, a Crimes Act was passed in the country that deemed sodomy an offense punishable by up to seven years in prison, even if both parties consented.
After the show, John wrote on Twitter, "Taron Egerton, thank you for joining me onstage tonight". He added, the film is "not good for public viewing and violates laws against same-sex marriage".
"Now are we saying that art that celebrates fa'afafines are not allowed?"
US vs. Thailand in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
One big change to the USA's expected lineup is in central defense, where Becky Sauerbrunn (quad) is being held out with what U.S. Appearing in its second-ever World Cup, Thailand failed to advance beyond the group stage in 2015, finishing third.
At the end of the performance, Sir Elton got up from behind the piano to embrace the actor. Matthew Vaughn and his Marv Films produced the film alongside Elton John with his Rocket Pictures partner David Furnish.
News first broke on Friday when the Apollo Cinemas Samoa revealed on Facebook, "Unfortunately due to censoring issues we have had to cancel Rocketman".
Since opening 10 days ago, Rocketman has taken in about $101 million U.S. at theatres around the world.
It made changes to the cutting deck, batteries and electric motor system that powers the carbon fiber blades cutting the grass. The Honda Mean Mower V2 is now the official Guinness World Record holder for the fastest lawn mower to 100 miles per hour .
Pat DeMarco thought he had a 2-run home run to follow only to be robbed by Lux with a great catch at the wall. Damon Lux replaced him as a runner, and Rocker struck out Matt Mervis with Clarke throwing out Lux at second.
As in the recently-held IPL, they are proving hard to dislodge in the World Cup, that too by the fastest of bowlers. The ball hits the stump and the lights don't come on, or the lights come on and the bail comes back on to the stump.
The Indian Navvy, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard too have been requested to assist in relief operation if the need arises. Cyclonic storm "Vayu" has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm , forcing authorities to put Gujarat on high alert.
Mexico also agreed to take back more Central American asylum seekers who cross their territory en route to the U.S. Mexico hasn't signed a safe-third-country agreement, but its assurances could be more than symbolic.
Les femmes encore fertiles y sont utilisées par des hommes de pouvoir qui n'hésitent pas à les violer pour les enfants. Mais la dernière soirée organisée par Kylie Jenner risque de rester dans les annales pour de bien mauvaises raisons.
We start with a message from star player Janine Van Wyk on the highs and lows of their opening game against Spain . Switzerland was the team , that Spain has played the last football confrontation against.
Famous for its awe-inspiring stripes and swirls, Jupiter is fifth in line from the sun and the largest planet in the solar system. Also, if a moon crosses in front of Jupiter - called a transit - it is lost in the planet's glare to those using binoculars.
Norway cruise to 3-0 win over Nigeria
Women football is also on the rise and I can say we have improved to given the preparation we have experienced". The NFF has done well by ensuring good preparation for the team, with the tournaments that we played.
Retired Yuvraj Singh Reveals His Favourite Captain and Coach
I remember for the first time I played against him in 2003 in Centurion during the World Cup where he played a lovely knock. He was an integral part of India's 2011 World Cup triumph and his six 6's against Stuart Broad will always be remembered.
Turkey beat France 2-0 in memorable Euro 2020 qualifier
Didier Deschamps admitted France's 2-0 defeat to Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying was a slap in the face for his World Cup winners. Roberto Mancini's side are in pole position after picking up three wins from their opening three games without conceding a goal.
Vers un divorce entre Al-Khelaïfi et Neymar — PSG
S'il voyait le Brésilien être " malheureux " et " démotivé " durant le mercato estival, Tuchel pourrait l'avoir mauvaise... Ses anciens coéquipiers l'adorent et il veut les retrouver au Camp Nou pour jouer avec Messi et Luis Suárez.