A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused the Hollywood Foreign Press Association of using its clout to control the market for overseas entertainment coverage. In a ruling issued on Friday, Judge Stanley Blumenfeld tossed the lawsuit brought by Kjersti Flaa, a Norwegian reporter who alleged that she had been repeatedly denied membership […]
Singapore-based organisation Paper Rex have suspended their entire Valorant team over alleged breaches of competitive fairness and integrity, and will not be competing in the upcoming First Strike MY/SG tournament.
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the Nov. 24 episode of "The Bachelorette." Sixteen men remained in hopes of pursuing titular Bachelorette Tayshia Adams on Tuesday's episode of “The Bachelorette.” Those men reflected on the previous dates poolside, but were interrupted by the arrival of host Chris Harrison. “Lesson learned […]
Van de Beek, signed from Ajax Amsterdam for a reported 35 million pounds ($46 million) in September, was deployed at the base of the United midfield behind Bruno Fernandes instead of further forward in the number 10 slot. Despite the positional switch the 23-year-old looked comfortable throughout the 90 minutes as United secured victory to keep them on track to progress to the knockout stage.
A Florida man filmed his family’s unusual method of defrosting Thanksgiving turkeys on November 24 as Americans prepare for the holiday.This footage, shot by Mark O’Donnell, shows his uncle, Chuck, perform the so-called “Turkey Toss Tradition”, which this year involved hurling a 16-pound (7.3kg) frozen bird named “Donald” into O’Donnell’s backyard pool.“So, yes folks, we thaw our turkey in the pool,” he says in the video. “That’s how you do it when you live in Florida and tomorrow morning we’ll take that out.” Credit: Mark O’Donnell via Storyful
In this episode of yTech, we give you tips on what to look out for when you're looking to buy a used/2nd-hand graphics card.
Toward the end of a dramatic day that saw The Weeknd, whose music has dominated 2020, shut out of all Grammy nominations, leading him to accuse the Recording Academy of corruption and a lack of transparency, Recording Academy chief Harvey Mason, jr. has responded to his claims. In his response, he says that he too […]
Tiong Bahru Social Club is a funny cautionary fable about artificial intelligence and biotechnology.
Nicaragua suffered more than $740 million in damage from Hurricanes Eta and Iota, the government said on Tuesday, as the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) promised $1.7 billion in aid for millions of people affected across Central America. Nearly 44,000 homes experienced total or partial damage in Nicaragua, said Nicaraguan Finance Minister Ivan Acosta, estimating the storms had cost the country $743 million in losses, according to government media site El 19. Hurricane Eta alone affected some 3 million people in seven Central American countries and caused up to $5.5 billion in damage, the IDB said, citing estimates from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA).
SpaceX has launched yet another Starlink mission, adding 60 more Starlink satellites to its low-Earth orbit constellation. SpaceX broke its own reusability records of six flights for a reused first-stage rocket component, and it also recovered the booster with a controlled landing using its drone flight in the Atlantic Ocean, which means it could potentially break this record with yet another future flight for this same booster. Today's launch took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, lifting off at 9:13 PM EST (6:13 PM PST).
Fnatic have announced the signing of former Motivate.Trust Gaming player Natthaphon "Masaros" Ouanphakdee as the new offlaner for their Dota 2 team.
Longtime stunt coordinator Jery Hewitt, known for his work on the Coen Brothers' films, including “The Big Lebowski” and the Academy Award-winning “No Country for Old Men,” along with Wolf Entertainment shows such as “Law & Order,” died Saturday, his family confirmed. He was 71. Over the past 30 years, Hewitt worked on more than 300 episodes of Dick Wolf programming, including “Law […]
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday, marking Beijing's first high-level contact with Japan's new leader. Wang met his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi on Tuesday where they agreed to cooperate on trade and fighting the coronavirus, but maintained their stances on territorial disputes, leaving a security concern unresolved. Japan and China agreed to resume coronavirus-hit business travel this month and to continue talks on disputed isles in the East China Sea.
California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers “offensive to good taste and decency” because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar ruled in a case filed in March against Department of Motor Vehicles Director Steve Gordon on behalf of five Californians who were denied permission to put their messages on personalized license plates.
You’ve probably heard of rosehip oil before, but if you haven’t, your skin is definitely missing out.
Etgar Keret, one of Israel's most popular living writers, says the Covid-19 pandemic has brought him a lot of inspiration and chides those inclined to romanticise the pre-coronavirus world.
As Disney continues to shuffle the corporate pieces in a bid to streamline its operations, Disney's networks division head Debra O'Connell fleshed out the group's organizational structures to staffers in an internal memo Tuesday afternoon, Variety has confirmed. Those changes include naming Sean Cocchia -- most recently executive vice president of business operations and general […]
Tokyo will urge bars and restaurants to operate shortened hours, the latest restriction to be implemented in Japan following sharp rises in COVID-19 infections, media reported on Wednesday. The city of 14 million people will ask restaurants and bars to close at 10:00 p.m. from this Saturday until Dec. 18, broadcaster TBS reported. A Tokyo government committee will meet to discuss coronavirus measures later on Wednesday, with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike set to hold a news conference afterwards, TBS added.
Preparations were underway on November 24 ahead of the year’s toned down Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan.In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 version of the parade was to be confined to one block instead of 2.5 miles. It will still feature performers, including the Rockettes, and the giant balloons it is known for.This video, taken on Tuesday, shows dinosaur floats sponsored by Sinclair Oil motoring down 34th Street. Among the new balloons this year are “Boss Baby,” and a Tom & Jerry float will also feature. Credit: @starman_dx_ via Storyful
Germany's coronavirus tracing app needs to be made more compelling for users by offering fast-track entry to venues and queue jumping for events, according to a proposal by the government of Germany's most populous state. Since launching in June, it has been downloaded more than 22 million times, meaning it is used by just over a quarter of Germany's 83 million people. The draft was submitted by the Netherlands-sized state of North Rhine-Westphalia to Germany's federal government as part of a range of proposals aimed at improving the app's effectiveness.