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Viewpark has teamed with Louisiana-based production company Back Porch Movies to develop and finance “In a Good Place Now,” a feature film based on the life of musician Warren Storm. Storm, who died on Sept. 7, was a pioneer of the musical genre known as “swamp pop,” a combination of rhythm and blues, country and […]
Compared with white women in the United States, Black women are younger at breast cancer diagnosis, are diagnosed more often with hard-to-treat or advanced-stage cancers, and are more likely to die from breast cancer, the study authors note. The government-backed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) - whose guidelines are widely followed by doctors, insurance companies and policymakers - calls for regular mammograms for all women every two years starting at age 50.
Former President Donald Trump testified under oath on Monday as part of a civil lawsuit brought by protesters who allege they were assaulted by his security guards in New York in 2015, a lawyer for the protesters told a news conference.
At least three people were injured at a large commercial structure fire in Los Angeles, California, on Monday, October 18, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) said.According to the LAFD, “All three civilian patients are adult males, with severe burn injuries (two are in Critical condition, the other in Serious condition), who have been taken to area hospitals.”This footage filmed by local resident Douglas Wooldridge shows large smoke plumes filling the sky in the neighborhood of Canoga Park.The LAFD called the incident a “major emergency” and dispatched 150 firefighters to the scene.According to the LAFD, the one-story building appeared to be a marijuana grow operation. Explosions were heard and part of the building’s roof had collapsed, NBC Los Angeles reported.Fire crews extinguished the fire by 1:33 pm, the department said. Credit: Douglas Wooldridge via Storyful
Albertsons customers can expect higher prices and "spotty" availability of foods, but the CEO insisted the effects are manageable.
Six teams are on bye in Week 7, including several fantasy juggernauts, so we've got some work to do. Andy Behrens runs down his priority pickups.
Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to block the release of documents to the Jan. 6 select committee of Congress, challenging the decision of President Joe Biden to release them. Trump claims in the lawsuit that the request “is almost limitless in scope,” and seeks records with no reasonable connection to that day. “In a political ploy to accommodate his partisan allies, President Biden has refused to assert executive privilege over numerous clearly privileged documents requested by the Committee,” Trump says, according to the court papers.
The Treasury Department says that the economic and financial sanctions the United States has employed over the past two decades to battle global terrorism, nuclear proliferation, drug cartels and other threats need to adapt to a rapidly changing financial world. The department issued a report Monday that said it needs to modernize the technology it uses and upgrade its workforce to deal with new tools and techniques, such as digital currencies. “Treasury's sanctions review has shown that this powerful instrument continues to deliver results but also faces, new challenges," Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said in releasing the report.
1091 Pictures has acquired the global rights to “Vandal,” Jose Daniel Freixas’ feature directorial debut, which premieres digitally and on demand on 11/16. The film follows Nick “Damage” Cruz (Daniel Zovatto), the young leader of an infamous graffiti crew in Miami, as he experiences love, loss and the consequences of his actions while coming of age […]
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 19 — Educators and parents must be more aware of the effects of pandemic burnout among children and teenagers, especially with schools reopening soon, said mental health counsellor...
The U.S. congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol told Steve Bannon that it rejected his arguments for failing to cooperate with the probe, as the panel pursues a contempt of Congress charge against the long-time adviser to former President Donald Trump. Bannon has claimed that the principle of executive privilege shields him from the panel's demand that he produce documents and appear for a deposition in its probe of the assault on the Capitol. Trump has claimed that his communications with aides are protected by executive privilege, a legal doctrine that protects the confidentially of some White House communications.
BMG has promoted U.S. frontline recorded-music execs Angela Barkan and Cyndi Lynott to senior vice presidents, the company announced on Monday. On the East Coast, Barkan, who is currently overseeing new releases from Duran Duran, Bryan Adams and Kelis, has been promoted to SVP of marketing and will report to EVP Jason Hradil. She joined BMG […]
Brian Levitt, Invesco Global Market Strategist discusses supply-chain pressures and other things he expectes to impact the stock market in the next few months.
As we progress into the digital age, America needs its computer geeks. Tragically, Swartz committed suicide when faced with the possibility of a 35-year prison sentence for illegally downloading academic articles to make them free and accessible.
Facebook's VP of communications issues a series of tweets on Monday decrying what he says are a series of upcoming articles based on additional leaked documents.
Portuguese and Spanish authorities have seized 5.7 tons of cocaine from a sailboat on the high seas and arrested three suspects, in Portugal's largest drug bust in 15 years and a world-record haul from a sailboat, police said on Monday.
The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions while the fight over the measure's constitutionality plays out in the courts.
Apple unveiled its latest products Monday, including two new MacBook Pro models that use in-house Apple Silicon chips, a new generation of AirPods, and a $5-per-month music streaming service. The new 14- and 16-inch laptops eliminated the "Touch Bar" and restored several connectors - including the company's "MagSafe" power connector - that had disappeared in recent years, angering some of the company's users.Apple said the 14-inch model will start at $1,999 and the 16-inch model will start at $2,499. Both computers will start shipping next week.Apple's two new high-powered chips are called the M1 Pro and the M1 Max. The chips are meant to have better performance than the company's previous M1 chips, but do so while using less power than rival chips from firms like Intel Corp and Advanced Micro Devices Inc.Before Monday, Apple's most powerful laptops relied on chips from Intel. The new AirPods are sweat- and water-resistant and will have some improved sound features. Apple said the new AirPods will cost $179 and start shipping next week.
Yahoo Finance's Jennifer Schonberger breaks down what to know about the Bitcoin futures ETF set to trade on the NYSE.
“If you see me, please just give me a fist bump and say a prayer that I can return from being 82 years old to acting like I’m 12."