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Ron Popeil, the infomercial icon behind products like the Pocket Fisherman and Hair in a Can, died on Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to multiple media reports. He was 86. Popeil gained recognition when he created the famous Showtime Rotisserie & BBQ, along with his trademarked catchphrase — “Set it and […]
The Creamline Cool Smashers notched their fifth win in historic fashion as they crushed the BaliPure Water Defenders, 25-12, 25-3, 25-15, in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic
Michael Thomas was reported to need surgery in January. He received it in June.
While Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Ando missed a podium finish in the women's 64kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas president Monico
Popeil became such a TV staple that he was parodied on "Saturday Night Live."
Just half a year after leading SODA’s Series B, SoftBank Ventures Asia is raising its bet on the Tokyo-based sneaker resell platform. The early-stage venture capital arm of SoftBank Group announced today it has returned to lead SODA’s Series C, which currently totals $56.4 million. Other investors include South Korean sneaker reselling platform KREAM (another SoftBank Ventures Asia portfolio company), Altos Ventures and JAFCO.
The city of Nanjing in China’s Jiangsu province held mass COVID-19 testing for its nine million residents on July 25 amid an outbreak of the Delta strain of coronavirus.Jiangsu recorded 48 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on July 27, according to national health authorities, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 155. Local news reports citing officials said the outbreak was linked to the Delta variant.The province began mass testing residents on Wednesday, July 21, after several airport workers had tested positive to the virus, according to news reports.This video shows residents lining up to be tested in the second round of the city’s mass testing on July 25. Credit: u/6019494980 via Storyful
A towering waterspout was visible off the Texas coastline near Corpus Christi on July 28, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed.The NWS reported the phenomenon over Aransas Bay, close to the small city of Arnsas Pass. Several people were able to record the waterspout and upload it to social media, including Tyler Costanti, who shared this footage.The NWS earlier warned that weather conditions were “favorable for the development of weak tropical funnels,” on Wednesday. Credit: Tyler Costantini via Storyful
Multiple fires scorched dozens of hectares of forest in the southern Turkish district of Manavgat on July 28, prompting evacuations in the area, local media reported.Three people were hospitalized for burns, with one of them in “serious condition”, according to news reports.According to Manavgat mayor Sukru Sozen, the fires burned across 15 kilometers (about 3,706 acres), local media reported.This footage filmed by Twitter user @kubraygn, who said it was taken in Manavgat, shows strong winds blowing smoke into the air. Credit: @kubraygn via Storyful
Prescott left practice early on Wednesday, but says 'I'll be fine.'
Mexican villagers sympathizing with a new indigenous self-defense group torched government offices, businesses and houses in a remote mountainous region in southern Chiapas state this week, protesting rampant insecurity in the area. The violence in the indigenous Tzotzil community of Pantelhó late on Monday and early on Tuesday came less than two weeks after a group of hooded men, calling themselves El Machete, took up arms in nearby Chenalhó to confront drug-trafficking gangs. It was unclear how many members El Machete has.
Just two weeks after reopening its New York and San Francisco offices, social media giant Twitter said Wednesday that it will be closing those offices "immediately." The decision came "after careful consideration of the CDC's updated guidelines, and in light of current conditions," a spokesperson said. The CDC this week recommended that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid transmission rates amid concerns about the highly contagious Delta variant.
Former WBA super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney tells Kevin Iole he's been extremely dedicated to training for his third fight with Joshua Franco in order to win his belt back.
Following the quarterly release of Facebook's earnings numbers where the company's CFO takes time to walk analysts through the nitty gritty of the company's financials, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a moment to zoom out and wax on the company's future goals, specifically calling out his ambitions to turn Facebook into "a metaverse company." "I wanted to discuss this now so that you can see the future that we're working towards and how our major initiative across the company are going to map to that," Zuckerberg said on the call.
Heavy rainfall flooded areas in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture on July 29 due to unstable atmospheric conditions caused by a typhoon off the coast of Akita, according to local weather authorities.The Shizuoka Local Meteorological Observatory warned of possible sediment disasters, strong wind gusts, and lightning strikes. Evacuation alerts and orders were issued locally on Thursday.These videos captured by Instagram user @koiketsukasa in Kikugawa City show the floodwaters. Credit: @koiketsukasa via Storyful
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said vaccinations alone would not bring an end to a COVID-19 lockdown in Sydney as residents of the country's largest city face another month under tough curbs to stamp out an outbreak of the Delta variant. "I mean, it can certainly help ... the low rates (of vaccination) we have had there need to lift and that will certainly help the efforts with the lockdown but on its own it won't stop the lockdown," Morrison told Nine News on Thursday. Morrison hoped the extended lockdown and tougher curbs on movement enforced in the worst affected regions of Sydney could contain the "incredibly virulent" Delta variant.
The Gilas Pilipinas demolished Jordan B, 90-63, in the King Abdullah Cup on Wednesday night at the Prince Hamzah Sport Hall in Jordan.The game was just an exhibition tournament as the league organizers
Lauren Salzman, 45, a former NXIVM collaborator of cult leader Keith Raniere, was sentenced on Wednesday to time served and five years of probation. Salzman, the daughter of NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman, had pleaded guilty in April 2019 to racketeering and conspiracy charges. Salzman was featured in the HBO docuseries “The Vow” last year, which […]
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