The Manchester Highline - it could soon be a reality
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The Manchester Highline - it could soon be a reality
Paris-based Believe Digital Music has acquired India’s Venus Music from the Venus Worldwide conglomerate. As part of the 100% acquisition, Venus Music is now rebranded as Ishtar. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Venus, one of India’s best known music brands, began in the early 1980s as an audio cassette manufacturer trading under […]
Square Peg and A24 are teaming to develop Adrian Tomine’s graphic memoir “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist” for television as an animated series, Variety has learned exclusively. The memoir, first published in 2020, explores Tomine’s life through a series of autobiographical sketches. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency room, he begins to […]
Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona.
Props to start looking out for in week 1 of the NFL and season win totals for two teams in the NFC East
Companies developing driver detection technology could get a boost from a provision tucked inside the 2,702-page $1 trillion infrastructure bill that would require automakers to build into new cars technology that can tell if drivers have had a few cold ones. The provision in the bill, which is actually a piece of bipartisan legislation called the Reduce Impaired Driving for Everyone Act that was introduced in April 2021, would direct the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a technology safety standard for automakers within three years. Automakers would then have another two years to comply and implement tech that detects and prevents drunk driving.
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said on Thursday her husband is on his way to Poland as the couple look to make a new life for themselves there after the athlete's dramatic defection during the Tokyo Olympics. Tsimanouskaya, 24, arrived in Warsaw on Wednesday evening after she refused her coaches' instruction to return to her homeland from Japan and was offered a humanitarian visa by Polish authorities. In an exclusive interview with Reuters https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/exclusive-belarusian-sprinter-decided-defect-way-airport-family-fears-about-2021-08-05 on Thursday, she said she had decided to defect as she was being taken to a Tokyo airport because her grandmother called her to tell her that it wasn't safe to return to Belarus.
In a rare live appearance Wednesday night, Bo Burnham joined Phoebe Bridgers on stage at the Largo at the Coronet for the first-ever live performance of “That Funny Feeling.” Both Burnham and Bridgers were surprise special guests at Pete Holmes’ monthly “Living at Largo” show. Bridgers came out first with Marshall Vore and Harrison Whitford […]
At Thursday’s White House press briefing, Yahoo News National Correspondent Alexander Nazaryan asked U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona how the federal government plans to handle the potential backlash from local teachers' unions over the reopening of schools at the end of summer. According to Cardona, the Dept. of Education is working closely with state and local authorities, "making sure our students have teachers in front of the classroom, but they both feel safe."
Pearson's clutch play and bravado are two of the Cowboys great's calling cards.
Dr. Lakshman Swamy, ICU physician at Cambridge Health Alliance and Boston Medical Center, joins Yahoo Finance to the latest on the coronavirus pandemic.
People in France have been rushing for COVID-19 vaccines since the government introduced a mandatory health pass to access bars and restaurants, stirring the debate about how to get more shots in arms to combat the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus. France has taken an altogether tougher approach, requiring health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, while the country's highest court on Thursday backed the introduction of the health passes from Aug. 9. Trade unions and some scientists have said the move, which has sparked protests in major towns and cities, is too blunt an instrument and may deepen opposition to vaccines among people who are already reluctant.
The ongoing recall of the Chevy Bolt EV hit GM's earnings prospects to the tune of approximately $800 million, the company said when it announced its second-quarter financial results. The car has been recalled twice now due to a potential battery fire issue, and customers are still being urged to carefully monitor their cars' state of charge and park them outside when possible. GM's total losses due to ongoing recalls company-wide was estimated at $1.3 billion.
Unemployed workers in Louisiana and South Carolina joined a growing movement challenging governors for ending federal unemployment programs early.
Even for the athletes good enough and brave enough to take on the decathlon or the heptathlon at the Olympics, Tokyo was next-level hard. Injuries took out world champions, world-record holders, gold-medal contenders and more. “I was just looking forward to being done with it," Thiam said.
Timanovskaya is among a number of athletes who have sought political asylum during the Games and other major international events over the years. In the 1948 London Games, Czechoslovakian women's gymnastics coach Provaznikova became the first known defector from the Olympics when she refused to return home. The Melbourne Olympics were held just weeks after Soviet troops brutally suppressed an uprising in Hungary.
Joyce Chang, J.P. Morgan Global Head of Research, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the economic and inventory cycle, opportunities in the market, and the economic recovery.
The model and entrepreneur announced on Thursday that she’s teamed up with Canadian lingerie brand Knix as their first-ever global ambassador.
Under pressure from investors, Exxon Mobil is reportedly considering a pledge to slash its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050. The Wall Street Journal said Thursday the largest U.S. oil company plans to unveil a series of strategic moves on environmental and other issues before the end of 2021.Exxon did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for comment.The report comes just months after a hedge fund’s nominees gained three seats on Exxon’s board, promising to better prepare the company for a low-carbon world.Just last week, CEO Darren Woods said the company had begun working with its new directors to thoroughly review its businesses.Last month, Exxon and other top energy firms set goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions as a proportion of output. But Exxon’s plan has lagged those of its European rivals, some of whom have pledged to cut emissions from products sold in their plans.
The Gotham Film & Media Institute, which oversees the Gotham Awards, announced Thursday that the awards for acting will no longer be defined by gender. The best actor and best actress categories for independent feature films will instead be known as outstanding lead performance and outstanding supporting performance. The Gotham Breakthrough Actor award, which has […]
Myles Udland breaks down Thursday’s business headlines, including: Exxon considering a pledge to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, President Biden preparing to sign an executive order to help prompt EV sales to 50% by 2030, and Penn National acquiring Score Media for nearly $2 billion.