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Justin Bieber is the frontrunner at the 2021 MTV EMAs (Europe Music Awards) with eight nominations, while Korean phenomenon BTS are nominated in the best pop, best group, biggest fans and best K-Pop categories. Bieber’s nods include best artist, best pop, two best song nominations for his hits “Peaches,” featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon and […]
For the first time in Grammy history, the race to accrue nominations and ultimately the final contest itself may come down to a battle of the teenaged girls. Olivia Rodrigo, a newcomer at 18, and Billie Eilish, veritably a veteran now at 19, are the leading contenders to pick up multiple nods when the nominees […]
A late Cristiano Ronaldo winner capped another Manchester United comeback in the Champions League on Wednesday, this time against Atalanta, as holders Chelsea and Bayern Munich cruised to big victories and Barcelona gave their campaign a shot in the arm.
Says the knockout: 'If you don’t have it, ladies, I recommend you get it.'
In the final stretch of the neck-and-neck Virginia governor’s race, Democrats are struggling to overcome the fact that their base voters have not been as interested as the Republican grassroots.
Renaming Facebook Inc is unlikely to enable the tech giant to distance itself from regulatory and public scrutiny around the potential harms caused by its social media apps, marketing and branding experts told Reuters. Tech publication The Verge reported on Tuesday that the California-based firm is planning to change its corporate branding to reflect that as well as owning the social media platform that made it a global household name, it also now includes other thriving businesses like Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus. Facebook is battling intense scrutiny after a whistleblower leaked thousands of internal documents that showed it contributed to increased polarization online when it made changes to its content algorithm, failed to take steps to reduce vaccine hesitancy, and was aware that popular social media app Instagram harmed the mental health of teenage girls.
Taking a look at the early week line movement prior to Week 7 of the NFL season.
The United States has offered to meet North Korea without preconditions and made clear that Washington has no hostile intent toward Pyongyang, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, said on Wednesday as the Security Council met over North Korea's latest missile launch. North Korea - formally known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - has long accused the United States of having a hostile policy toward the Asian state and asserted that it has the right to develop weapons for self-defense.
South Korea is aiming to join the ranks of advanced spacefaring nations on Thursday when it attempts to put a one-tonne payload into orbit using its first fully homegrown rocket.
Stock futures edged lower Wednesday evening, with the major indexes hovering slightly below all-time highs as a parade of strong earnings results helped buoy equity prices.
It’s been quite a day, with Facebook making a number of headlines, a blizzard of IPO updates and some acquisition scuttlebutt along with a big Twitter deal. From the TechCrunch side of things, our SaaS event is just around the corner and our space-themed Session is taking off shortly after. Facebook said to ponder name change: Remember when Google created Alphabet, a holding company for its various ambitions?
U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
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Five young cheetahs at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in Pennsylvania were treated to “special pinata enrichment” to mark their second birthday on October 20, the zoo said.Video from the zoo shows the young females pawing and clawing at a colorful cupcake-shaped pinata.The zoo announced the arrival of the five cubs and their mother, Naya, from Metro Richmond Zoo in June 2020. The cubs were named Kendi, Bisa, Esha, Taj, and Shani, after the zoo ran an online voting contest to name them. Credit: Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium via Storyful
The morning sky was filled with beautiful shades of orange, purple, and red, as the sun rose behind Oregon’s Mount Hood on October 16.An early-rising local resident captured a timelapse of the sunrise behind the mountain from Vancouver, Washington – about 70 miles away – and shared it to social media for others to enjoy. Credit: Jon E. Kraft via Storyful
Meghan Markle called Wednesday for the United States to provide paid family leave, confessing in an open letter to congressional leaders to feeling "overwhelmed" by the arrival of her daughter.
1 million trees have been planted in Mexico thanks to this granny(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) ANGELICA TORRES, CONSERVATIONIST, SAYING:"This little sapling, we're going to take care of it and you are going to take care of it too, so that in the future you can watch it grow just like you are growing."Angelica Torres is on a personal crusade to fight climate changewith help from the charity The Nature ConservancyTorres leads a team of women in a community near MonterreyFor more than a decade they have lovingly nurtured saplingsto be used in reforestation projects in the region(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) ANGELICA TORRES, CONSERVATIONIST, SAYING: "The young need to take care of the environment, to take care of the forest to the max, because this forest is the strength of all Mexicans and nations."
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Germany set a new world record in the three-rider women's team sprint final at the track cycling world championships on Wednesday, while the Netherlands added the men's title to their Olympic gold medal.
The U.S. House is expected to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. It's up to the Justice Department, and the courts, to determine what happens next. As lawmakers ready a Thursday vote to send a contempt referral to the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington, there’s considerable uncertainty about whether the Justice Department will prosecute Bannon for refusing to cooperate with the investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection, despite Democratic demands for action.