NBA Fearless Forecast Weekly Rank: 74
NBA Fearless Forecast Weekly Rank: 74
Tom Brady sent a heartfelt message to his favorite receiver, Julian Edelman.
Could an author of children's books or a former trampolinist succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor of Germany? A Greens chancellor is still only an outside chance after a Sept. 26 federal election, but the party has grown into a formidable force that is just a few points behind Angela Merkel's conservatives, who have ruled for 16 years. With the conservatives at odds over who they want to replace Merkel, who is stepping down after the election, the Greens see a chance to win the chancellery for the first time and to stamp their progressive, ecologist brand on Europe's largest economy.
The Swiss government on Tuesday defended a new anti-terrorism law that will be put to a nationwide referendum in June and that includes restrictive measures on child suspects. Under Switzerland's system of direct democracy, a committee collected signatures to force a referendum to overturn the law that was adopted by parliament in September. The new law allows the police to intervene with preventative measures if they have concrete and current indications of terrorist activity, the government said in a statement.
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Facebook's independent Oversight Board announced Tuesday it would start accepting requests to remove "harmful content" that users believe has been wrongly allowed to remain on the leading social network.
SambaNova Systems, a Silicon Valley startup that makes semiconductors for artificial intelligence related computation work, said on Tuesday it raised $676 million in a funding round led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund 2. The latest injection took SambaNova’s total funding to more than $1 billion, valuing the company at more than $5 billion, it said. The funding round is the third biggest venture capital deal in chips the last two decades, according to data firm PitchBook.
KOTA KINABALU, April 13 — Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Jeffrey Kitingan today chided the federal government for insisting it will impose the Territorial Sea Act 2012 (Act 750) on Sabah...
Scientists monitoring the La Soufriere volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent witnessed large plumes of smoke rising into the sky in what they described as “another explosive episode” on April 13, the 42nd anniversary of its 1979 eruption.This footage, released by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center, shows the volcanic activity.The National Emergency Management Organization of St Vincent and the Grenadines said the April 13 explosion was “not as energetic” as recent activity, but warned that more eruptions were possible in the coming days. Credit: UWISeismic Research via Storyful
China is gearing up to celebrate the Communist Party’s 100th anniversary in July, with the country holding various propaganda events to showcase its achievements to citizens. Re-evaluations of the rule and legacy of revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, who presided over the upheaval of the Great Leap Forward famine and the Cultural Revolution, are considered a particularly dangerous form of historical nihilism.
Swiss doc company Lightdox has just acquired world sales rights to documentary “Little Palestine, Diary of a Siege” Abdallah Al-Khatib’s debut, co-produced by Films de Force Majeure and Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts, premieres in Vision du Réel’s platform on April 21 in its main International Feature Competition A Lebanon, France and Qatar co-production, the film follows the […]
Blockchain emerged over a decade ago as the technology powering cryptocurrency transactions. Since then, banks and other large corporations have been investing millions of dollars to develop and test a range of business applications using blockchain.
US health authorities recommended a "pause" Tuesday in the use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine "out of an abundance of caution" over potential links to a rare type of blood clot, in a blow to the country's immunization campaign.
The La Soufriere volcano on the island of St Vincent erupted for the third time in a week on Tuesday, April 13, sending ash and smoke billowing into the morning sky.Footage shared on Twitter shows the eruption near homes on St Vincent on Tuesday morning.The volcano had erupted on April 9.Tuesday marked the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 La Soufriere eruption, the last time the volcano was active. Credit: @hellonextbrand via Storyful
Marc B. Parlange, provost and senior vice president of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, who was born in Rhode Island, was appointed to the post at a trustees meeting on Monday night. H will succeed David Dooley, who has led the state's flagship university since 2009.
Global Citizen, which was synonymous with advocacy-themed entertainment specials in the early months of the pandemic, will return in May with “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World,” a special that will be shot at L.A.’s new So-Fi Stadium to run on major TV networks as well as streaming platforms. Selena Gomez will host […]
Netflix wants to get tykes clicking into their favorite TV shows and movies faster: The streamer is launching a redesigned kids profile on connected TVs to prominently feature characters from their most-watched titles right on home screen. It’s an effort by Netflix to engage kids more immediately, by using a visual language they grasp more […]
A movie season distinguished by critically acclaimed, Black-themed projects, including “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “One Night in Miami” and “Da 5 Bloods,” appears a fitting tribute to the past year’s national reckoning over institutional racism. But is it OK to make a movie about a Black serial killer right now? Independent filmmaker Bill Posley is banking on it. Posley is hard at work on post-production for “Bitch Ass the Movie,” a $200,000 horror genre film about a nerdy, almost 300-pound bullied youth who grows up to force his tormentors to play deadly games for their lives. “I don’t think there has been a Black horror film that has taken place in a Black neighborhood in almost 30 years,” Posley told TheWrap. “I saw an opportunity in the market and I wanted to take a swing at it. The funny thing is, (movies) have portrayed killing in those neighborhoods for a very long time — just not horror.” Posley, who is biracial, said he not only aimed to fill the void in horror films set in communities of color, but he also wanted to enjoy the freedom to create a complex serial killer without being limited by the call for positive...Read original story Is a Movie About a Black Serial Killer Really OK in 2021? At TheWrap
Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 brings new Intel and AMD chips just in time for the work from home age.
Looking to upgrade your Roku remote? The company launched its first rechargeable remote control, priced at $30, that will let you track it down if you’ve lost it by simply saying “Hey Roku, find my remote.” The Roku Voice Remote Pro works with all of the company’s players and Roku TV models dating back to […]
Australia fast bowler Jackson Bird will no longer join Lancashire for a stint in the English County Championship as he recovers from a neck injury, it was announced on Tuesday.