Myanmar rattled by army movements, apparent internet cutoff
Myanmar rattled by army movements, apparent internet cutoff
Tiger Woods could return to competitive golf within a year, top orthopedic surgeons said on Wednesday, but the road back from serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash will be a long and grueling one. Already credited with one of sport's great comebacks when he returned from back surgery to win a fifth Masters in 2019, ending an 11-year majors drought, Woods will have to be even more resilient if he is to overcome the damage done in Tuesday's accident. Woods sustained compound fractures of his tibia and fibula to his right leg in the early morning crash along with additional injuries to his foot and ankle, according to a statement posted on the former world No. 1's official Twitter account.
“Ray Donovan” is getting a feature length film continuation at Showtime. Following the show’s surprising cancellation after seven seasons last year, star Liev Schreiber will return in the title role, with series stars Jon Voight and Kerris Dorsey also returning. Schreiber is co-writing the script with series showrunner David Hollander, with Hollander also directing. Hollander […]
“Avatar: The Last Airbender” fans had their dreams of more content based on the beloved animated series and its sister spinoff squashed last year when the series’ creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko stepped away from a planned live-action adaptation project at Netflix last August. But today, Nickelodeon announced that the world of “Avatar” and […]
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 25 — Tai Buan Porridge on Muntri Street here is used to serving busy lunchtime crowds but the throngs of people who have descended on the shop after news of the shop’s imminent...
You wouldn’t be able to guess it while watching the visually complex and highly detailed “WandaVision,” but the Marvel Studios series on Disney Plus was cinematographer Jess Hall’s first time working on a television series. The cinematographer credits his experience with shooting Cannes Gold Lion and Silver D&AD award-winning commercials and his long-form work on […]
Prepare yourselves for the return of Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Angelica Pickles, Susie Carmichael and Phil and Lil DeVille. An all-new “Rugrats” CG-animated series is slated to premiere on streaming service Paramount Plus (née CBS All Access) in 2021, announced Nickelodeon at ViacomCBS’ investor day. Set to reprise their roles are stars E.G. Daily (Tommy), […]
Australians will see the prospect of Brisbane hosting the Olympics in 2032 as a symbol of hope as the country emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, Queensland state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Thursday.
A tiger who was named Elsa by authorities after being rescued from frozen conditions in San Antonio, Texas, reached her new home at an animal sanctuary in North Texas on February 23.Footage shared by the Humane Society of the United States shows the six-month-old, 60-pound tigress being transported to Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch and then running around her enclosure.“Elsa was someone’s ‘pet’ and wearing a harness when she was rescued in freezing temperatures by Bexar County authorities,” wrote the Humane Society in a press release. “They placed her at a local wildlife rehabilitation center until the temperatures warmed up enough for her to be safely transported to the sanctuary.” Credit: The Humane Society of the United States via Storyful
Facebook Inc is exploring potential licensing agreements in the coming year with Canadian media outlets and expanding its investment in local journalism initiatives, a source familiar with the company's thinking said on Wednesday. The move comes as the Canadian government is preparing to introduce legislation in the coming months, along the lines of the controversial Australian model that forces technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google to pay media companies for content. But the source said Facebook views the situation in Australia as unique.
Britain's cyber spies at the GCHQ eavesdropping agency say they have fully embraced artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover patterns in vast amounts of global data to counter hostile disinformation and snare child abusers. AI, which traces its history back to British mathematician Alan Turing's work in the 1930s, allows modern computers to learn to sift through data to see the shadows of spies and criminals that a human brain might miss. GCHQ, where Turing cracked Germany's naval Enigma code during World War Two, said advances in computing and the doubling of global data every two years meant it would now fully embrace AI to unmask spies and identify cyber attacks.
“Mission: Impossible 7,” “A Quiet Place Part II” and more upcoming Paramount Pictures releases will be available to view at home sooner than expected. Those films will debut exclusively in theaters as planned. However, the studio has newly shortened the amount of time they will play exclusively on the big screen. After 45 days, new […]
The producers of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” have been booked and busy producing a new unscripted international drag queen singing competition (that’ll reportedly blow your wig off) for ViacomCBS’ all-new SVOD rebrand Paramount Plus. “Queen of the Universe,” produced by World of Wonder, the company behind “Drag Race,” promises to be a singing competition like no […]
The Paramount Plus digital service will soon have a vintage MTV Networks look to some of its offerings, as the MTV series “Unplugged” and “Yo! MTV Raps” and VH1’s venerable “Behind the Music” are all set to be revived as streaming offerings, it was announced Wednesday afternoon. A new music-based unscripted show is on tap […]
Intercontinental revenues fell in 2020 but its CEO says remote workers could prompt new opportunities for business travel.
Feb.24 -- President Joe Biden is looking to end the semiconductor shortage. The administration’s 100-day review will cover chips but also include large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals and critical minerals and strategic materials like rare earths, according to a White House statement.
In the wake of Bruce Springsteen’s relatively light sentence after being arrested for driving under the influence last November, Jeep has reinstated its high-profile Super Bowl ad starring the singer. After news of the arrest emerged earlier this month — just days after the ad first aired — Jeep removed the ad from YouTube and […]
More than one hundred sea turtles were returned to the Gulf of Mexico on February 22 by the Texas State Aquarium after being cold-stunned by a record-breaking winter storm the week before.Assisted by the US Coast Guard and Texas Game Wardens, the marine creatures were ferried out to sea before being released over the side of the vessel. The aquarium planned to release hundreds more the following days, according to a Facebook post.Several record low temperatures were broken in Corpus Christi over the weeklong storm. Credit: Texas State Aquarium via Storyful
Tyson Fury has played down the chances of a heavyweight unification showdown against Anthony Joshua this year, claiming no progress has been made in fixing the fight. Joshua beat Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in December to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA titles and set up the prospect of a mouth-watering clash with fellow Briton Fury, the WBC belt holder. Yet despite Joshua's manager Eddie Hearn saying in January that a deal was almost done, Fury says the fight was no closer to being arranged than it was a year ago.
Paramount Plus will boast a slew of revivals and spinoffs of established MTV Entertainment Group comedies as part of its original programming lineup. The new service will feature iterations of of “Inside Amy Schumer,” “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” “Workaholics,” “Reno: 911!” and “Beavis & Butt-head.” “Inside Amy Schumer” will return with five specials […]
Canada's largest city Toronto is cancelling all large in-person, city-permitted outdoor events through July as the country seeks to stave off a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The city of Toronto announced Wednesday it is extending an existing cancellation of outdoor events, including the annual Pride Parade, which will be a virtual event, and July 1 Canada Day celebrations, which tend to cap off mid-summer festivities. The announcement does not include professional sporting events, which need permission from provincial and federal governments in addition to Toronto Public Health.