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The Biden administration announced Monday morning an interagency plan to deal with the effects of frequent extreme heat waves caused by global warming. Extreme heat is now the leading weather-related killer in the United States, and it is becoming more common and severe. This summer, at 2.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the historical average, was the warmest on record in the continental United States.
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Greg Lipstone is set to exit as president of Propagate Content after three years at the company headed by Ben Silverman and Howard Owens. Lipstone’s departure at the end of his initial three-year contract is said to be amicable. The longtime ICM agent who shifted to the executive ranks in 2015 aims to look for […]
How she does it is by planning out two meals that usually share a protein. “The biggest challenge was wanting those flavor profiles to be vastly different, but finding commonalities between them,” she says.
Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case Monday after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail. Several women and two men who were in Kelly's celebrity orbit testified about how he grooming them for unwanted sex and psychological tormented them — mostly when they were teenagers — in episodes dating to the 1990s. The defense will now begin calling former Kelly employees in an effort to cast doubt on some of the accusers' accounts.
Tensions among Western allies cast a shadow over the start of the UN summit week Monday with France furious over a scuppered mega-contract but US President Joe Biden addressing a European grievance by easing Covid travel restrictions.
Children aged 12 to 15 in England are now being offered the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid jab. The vaccine is set to help reduce disruption to education according to UK chief medical officers. The programme is expected to be delivered primarily within schools. Parental consent will not be needed if child is seen to be competent to make own decisions. The rollout is also beginning in Scotland and Wales this week. Young people in Scotland can go to drop-in clinics or wait for offer letter to schedule time. Jabs for kids in Wales be carried out at mass vaccination centres and some school settings. The news comes as booster jab invites have been sent out to 1.5 million people in England. .
Variety has been granted exclusive access to a trailer of Bolivian director Kiro Russo’s second feature, “El Gran Movimiento,” which is premiering at the Zabatelgi Tabakalera section at San Sebastián, after winning the Venice Horizons Special Jury Prize earlier this month. Sold by Brussels-based Best Friend Forever, it has been acquired for the U.K. and Ireland by Sovereign Film Distribution. […]
Britain's relationship with France is "indestructible", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday when asked if the new AUKUS partnership between Australia, Britain and the United States in nuclear-powered submarines had damaged ties. "The UK and France have, I believe, a very, very important, and indestructible relationship," he told reporters in New York.
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The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (20 September) confirmed 917 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 78,721.
The question of if 44-year-old Tom Brady will play until he's 50 bubbled back up again last week.
A Texas doctor has revealed that he performed an abortion on a woman more than six weeks pregnant in what could be a test case for the constitutionality of the state's new law restricting the procedure.
Around the midpoint of Mike Flanagan’s new Netflix horror serial “Midnight Mass,” in the middle of a conversation about loss, Kate Siegel’s character Erin asks Zach Gilford’s Riley: “What happens when you die?” Humanity’s been grappling with with that big question for millennia, and a single conversation likely won’t crack it. But Riley tries, delivering […]
Highland Film Group has pre-sold distribution rights to key international territories on romance “One True Loves,” starring Simu Liu (“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”). The film adaption of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s bestselling novel also stars Emmy and Tony-nominated Phillipa Soo (“Hamilton”) and Luke Bracey (“Holidate”). Written by Alex J. and Taylor Jenkins […]
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Here are brief profiles of the main Canadian political party leaders contesting the Sept. 20 election. Justin Trudeau (Liberals) - Trudeau, 49, has been prime minister since November 2015 after he became the first leader to take a party from third place to an election win. Damaged by allegations that his government improperly intervened in a criminal case against a Quebec-based construction company and by revelations that he had worn blackface as a younger man, Trudeau lost his parliamentary majority in 2019 and now heads a minority government.
Cumulus Media has named two executives, Doug Cohn and Bruce Gilbert, to newly created positions across Music & Entertainment and Sports, respectively, to lead new content development across the company’s platforms, including broadcasting, podcasting, streaming, social media, digital, and live events, the company announced Monday (Sept. 20). Both will report to Brian Philips, executive vice […]
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ate pizza on the sidewalk in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly, likely because he doesn't meet the city's Covid-19 vaccine requirements for indoor dining.
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