President Joe Biden signalled a tougher US stance on Russia Tuesday in his first phone call with President Vladimir Putin, raising concerns over human rights and "aggression" against Ukraine, but welcoming cooperation on a new nuclear weapons accord.
Heavy snow brought out an army of snowplows at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on January 26, as snowfall swept across the city.Footage posted by O’Hare Airport shows a line of snowplows clearing drifts. “It’s conga line time!” the airport wrote on the post.The National Weather Service reported up to 5.8 inches of snowfall as of noon on January 26, which they said was the most since April 14, 2019. Credit: @flyohare via Storyful
The Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations. Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson issued the new memo to federal prosecutors across the nation, saying the department would return to its longstanding previous policy and instructing prosecutors to act on the merits of individual cases. “Consistent with this longstanding principle of making individualized assessments in criminal cases, I am rescinding — effective immediately — the policy directive,” Wilkinson wrote.
As the pandemic raged through the U.S., Microsoft's business continued chugging ahead and beat Wall Street expectations for the last three months of 2020, powered by ongoing demand for its workplace software and cloud computing services as people worked from home. The company on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $15.5 billion, up 33% from the same period last year. In a statement Tuesday, CEO Satya Nadella called it “the dawn of a second wave of digital transformation sweeping every company and every industry.”
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Omaha shared a timelapse video showing the “historic” snowfall Nebraska saw from January 25 into Tuesday, January 26.The NWS said that Omaha had its snowiest day in 56 years and reported that parts of the state saw more than 14 inches of snow by Tuesday afternoon.Most businesses and schools in the area were closed on Tuesday, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. Credit: NWS Omaha via Storyful
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — Education advocacy movement #UntukMalaysia has yesterday called for potential sponsors and volunteers for its programme to help the so-called “lost generation” of...
Variety returns to the Sundance Film Festival with a virtual interview studio in partnership with AT&T TV. Videos from the studio will appear on Variety’s and AT&T TV’s social media platforms as well as on Variety.com, beginning on Jan. 28 and continuing throughout the festival. Variety and AT&T have returned to the Sundance Film Festival as an official media sponsor and leadership […]
Crawley, who play in the fourth tier, were the lowest ranked side left in the competition and had five players test positive for COVID-19 over the weekend but the rest of the squad was cleared to play. Former England and Arsenal midfielder Wilshere, who signed a short-term contract earlier this month, scored in his second appearance for the south coast club. He pounced on a back-heeled layoff from Joshua King to place his shot from outside the box past the diving Glenn Morris in goal.
President Biden delivers remarks on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Austria's Marco Schwarz won the floodlit World Cup Schladming slalom held in swirling snow on Tuesday.
The company's shares rose 6% in extended trading after gaining about 41% in 2020 as COVID-19 shifted computing to areas where the software maker has bet big. The shift to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated enterprises' switch to cloud-based computing, benefiting Microsoft and rivals such as Amazon.com Inc's cloud unit and Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud. Microsoft said revenue in its "Intelligent Cloud" segment rose 23% to $14.6 billion, with 50% growth in Azure.
“Godzilla vs. Kong” is on the move — again. Shortly after Warner Bros. bumped up the film’s release date two months earlier than expected, from May 21 to March 26, the studio has postponed its domestic premiere by another week. Now, “Godzilla vs. Kong” will debut March 31 simultaneously in movie theaters and on the […]
On the one-year anniversary of the helicopter accident that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others, the world is once again mourning. Several celebrities and athletes posted social media tributes on Tuesday to honor the NBA icon’s life and legacy. Among them was Bryant’s former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Pau Gasol, who shared a lengthy letter addressed to his late friend. “I miss you, hermano… not a day goes by that you are not present in what I do. Your spirit, your drive, your ambition, your love… continues to shine in my life and in many others,” Gasol wrote. “I hope you and Gigi are smiling down seeing how strong, sweet and amazing your girls are… they are growing so fast brother. I wish you could’ve met our little Elisabeth Gianna. We will make sure she knows where her middle name comes from… how extraordinary, loving and inspiring her cousin Gigi and her uncle Kobe were.” Also Read: Kobe Bryant Posthumously Receives LA Area Emmy Governors Award Magic Johnson, another of Bryant’s former teammates, tweeted a photo of them together and wrote, “Kobe will always be my Lakers brother for life.” Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon and Kerry Washington were among the other stars who marked the anniversary of Bryant’s untimely death. See those tributes and more below. Thinking of the Bryant Family and all of the families who lost their loved ones one year ago. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Today and every day. ❤️🙏🏾 — kerry washington (@kerrywashington) January 26, 2021 Can’t believe it’s been a year since we lost #KobeBryant. Celebrating his life today, and feeling grateful to have known him. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/GAUXTNlx54 — jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) January 26, 2021 Kobe will always be my @Lakers brother for life. 💜💛 pic.twitter.com/7WC9x6h4Dl — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 26, 2021 I can’t believe we it’s been a year since we lost you. MAMBA FOREVER. pic.twitter.com/CGuUb1ZgcS — Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) January 26, 2021 We all miss you Kobe pic.twitter.com/JId1kict8K — Ice Cube (@icecube) January 26, 2021 💜💛 Kobe Bryant ❤️🖤 A year without you. Your memories help fill the void in our hearts. Un anno senza te: ciao Mamba. #SempreMilan #SempreKobe pic.twitter.com/ulzueRc5uY — AC Milan (@acmilan) January 26, 2021 Man what a joyful ride it was to cover Kobe for 20 years. Then got to cherish this moment after his final game as a Laker. Dude dropped 60! 60! 60! Thanks for sharing with us. RIP. 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/GNQCVGUi1M — Brad Turner (@BA_Turner) January 26, 2021 The last time I saw Kobe Bryant, it was the happiest I had ever seen him. pic.twitter.com/UwqJscUsCo — Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) January 26, 2021 🕊️ Kobe Bryant, you will be forever missed 💙❤️ pic.twitter.com/Igcc9cTsrD — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 26, 2021 We all miss the Great Kobe Bryant and his legacy will continue to live within all of us, but also make sure we Pray for Vanessa and her family and all the families that lost love ones on this day last year. 💜🙏🏾🙌🏾 — Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) January 26, 2021 We miss you Kobe and Gigi 🙏🏽 — Shaun Livingston (@ShaunLivingston) January 26, 2021 Kobe Bryant will forever be the reason why baseball players think they're also basketball players. Thank you for the legacy you left behind, Kobe. You are missed! pic.twitter.com/6bYuGkm8kK — Trevor Bauer (@BauerOutage) January 26, 2021 I'm going to remember Kobe dropping 81 on Toronto. I'm going to remember Kobe dropping 60 in his last game. I'm going to remember Kobe dropping 62 in 3 quarters against the Mavs. I'm going to remember the virtuoso performances when you needed Kobe the most pic.twitter.com/iNeDOVWftI — shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) January 26, 2021 Today, we mourn the loss of Kobe and Gigi Bryant and all the lives lost on this day last year in a tragic helicopter accident. We send love and light to their families. They may be gone but they will never be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/3uyqeHzBwq — COMMON (@common) January 26, 2021 Countless memories. Mamba forever 💜💛 pic.twitter.com/2r31JCTIvv — ESPN (@espn) January 26, 2021 Read original story Kobe Bryant Mourned by Sports Community, Hollywood on the Anniversary of His Death At TheWrap
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Skydance Media has optioned the rights to “Spy Kids” and plans to reimagine the franchise about a family of super-secret agents. Robert Rodriguez, who created the original series, has returned for the upcoming reboot, which he will write and direct. Spyglass Media, which owns the “Spy Kids” franchise, is also on board. Skydance will serve […]
Colombian Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo, who had overseen the government's fight against drug gangs and guerrillas, died Tuesday of coronavirus complications. He was 69.
"Our intention here is clear: we want to keep Salla as it is, and our winters cold and full of snow,” said Erkki Parkkinen, mayor of Salla in a statement. "So, there was this crazy idea: to host the Summer Games in one of the coldest towns on the planet.” He added that if Salla could hold the 2032 Games it would mean that the temperature had continued to rise.
Jan.26 -- Greg Hayes, chief executive officer of Raytheon Technologies Corp., says the company is "uniquely positioned" for the economic recovery and says a full air-travel recovery will take some time. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
Green Bay Packers CEO Mark Murphy did his best to clear the air surrounding speculation of Aaron Rodgers' future with the team. "We're not idiots," Murphy told The 5th Quarter Show on WNFL in Green Bay. The rumor mill in regard to Rodgers' future with the team was set in motion mere moments after the Packers dropped a 31-26 decision to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.
“Vikings: Valhalla,” the upcoming follow-up to the History Channel’s recently concluded epic “Vikings” saga, has confirmed its cast members. The sequel, which is set in the 11th century (100 years after the events of its predecessor), will debut exclusively on Netflix. MGM Television is returning to produce. Portraying some of the most famous Norse warriors […]