The United States on Monday pressed Saudi Arabia to take further measures after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Washington faced growing criticism that it did not directly target Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, were vaccinated against the coronavirus in January before leaving the White House, an advisor to the former president said on Monday.
Zoom’s astronomical growth is tapering off along with the pandemic, raising questions about whether the videoconferencing service’s immense popularity will fade as more people return to classrooms, offices and other places that have been off limits for the past year. The deceleration emerged in an otherwise impressive quarterly earnings report released Monday. The stellar results capped a year in which Zoom’s name became synonymous with the way millions of people have been forced to gather in online video panels while being corralled at home.
Heavy rains left communities in eastern Kentucky inundated with floodwater on Monday, March 1.Tom Hollon said this footage shows Main Street in the small town of Beattyville “completely underwater” on Monday afternoon. Beattyville in Lee County was under a flash flood warning until 3 am on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.Heavy downpours over the weekend prompted water rescues and a mudslide, officials said. Credit: Tom Hollon via Storyful
The Massachusetts financial professional who gained notoriety as GameStop bull "Roaring Kitty" is no longer a broker registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, according to the organization's online records. Keith Gill, known as Roaring Kitty on YouTube and DeepF***ingValue on Reddit, is no longer a registered financial broker as of Feb. 26, the FINRA records show. Gill became a central figure in a January trading frenzy in which shares of the ailing videogame retailer surged more than 1,000% in two weeks, driven by interest among retail investors in online forums.
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Where Ira Levin’s “The Stepford Wives” ends is where a truly fascinating domestic drama should begin. Have you never wondered if the misogynistic menfolk of Stepford, Conn., having finally realized their collective dream of flawless, submissive android wives with cleavage and housekeeping skills to die for, ever tire of the dull perfection they’ve designed? Life […]
Andy Murray fought back from a set down to defeat home hope Robin Haase and claim his first top-level win of the year at the ATP tournament in Rotterdam on Monday.
The United States is focused on "future conduct" of Saudi Arabia and will expect Riyadh to improve its human rights record, a U.S. spokesman said on Monday, after Washington imposed sanctions on some Saudis for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi but fell short of sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The United States on Friday declassified a report that said the crown prince approved an operation in 2018 to capture or kill Khashoggi and issued some sanctions against Saudi nationals and entities. Prince Mohammed, the 35-year old de facto ruler, has denied any involvement in Khashoggi’s killing, for which eight people were jailed in Saudi Arabia last year, but has said he bears ultimate responsibility because it happened on his watch.
Makeup head and prosthetics designer Scott Wheeler put four distinct transformations into Regina King’s “One Night in Miami.” Wheeler, who is on the Academy shortlist for makeup and hairstyling, was tasked with re-creating four icons for the film: Cassius Clay, played by Eli Goree; Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge); Malcolm X, played by Kingsley Ben-Adir and […]
An indomitable couple of months for Morgan Wallen and Olivia Rodrigo are turning into an unbeatable quarter. Coming into March, the two are holding onto their undisputed 2021 dominance, at the top of the album and song charts, respectively. Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album” sits atop the Rolling Stone album chart for the seventh consecutive […]
Authorities in Niger have brought eight charges against opposition leader Hama Amadou, including participation in an organization seeking to overthrow a democratic regime, one of his lawyers said on Monday. Two people died when protests broke out in the aftermath of last month's presidential election, which the electoral commission said was won by ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum with 55.75%. Amadou, who finished runner-up in the 2016 election, was barred from competing this time because of a criminal conviction.
The new U.S ambassador to the United Nations urged the international community on Monday to “ramp up pressure” on Myanmar’s military to restore democracy at a wide-ranging press conference where she also said she hopes to work with Russia and China on some key issues. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who arrived at the U.N. last Thursday, strongly reiterated President Joe Biden’s determination to re-engage with the world and make the United States again a nation that leads. Speaking on the first day of the U.S. presidency of the Security Council in March, she touched on a number of other global hotspots, saying the Biden administration was “disappointed” that Iran started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities last week.
Bitcoin started March nicely but whether it can match its previous winning streak is yet to be seen.
Roku will add a fat stack of ad tech to its streaming platform under a deal to buy Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising business, putting Roku in position to offer a fully addressable advertising solution for TV programmers. Under the agreement, announced Monday, Roku will obtain Nielsen’s video automatic content recognition (ACR) technology and dynamic ad […]
In Shaka King’s “Judas and the Black Messiah,” the sound of the 1960s is an authentic and riveting one. As King tells the story of Illinois Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton (played by Daniel Kaluuya) and his betrayal by an FBI informant, the key for the sound team was to not just be authentic, […]
A judge in Peru opened proceedings on Monday against disgraced former president Alberto Fujimori and other officials accused of the "forced sterilizations" of thousands of poor, mostly indigenous, women.
The Golden Globes were held on Sunday, and we learned so much as we continue on into the awards season — but the lessons may not be what we had expected in this extended pandemic year. Here are some of the things we learned from the first big awards show of 2021: The elephant in […]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, under investigation for alleged sexual harassment and under fire for misreporting the COVID-19 death toll at the state's nursing homes, has hired a criminal defense lawyer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Elkan Abramowitz, a former federal prosecutor now working as a prominent white-collar defense attorney in New York City, said he would defend the governor and his top aides in both scandals, the Journal reported.
"The result is pretty amazing."