Sia revealed that she struggled with her mental health and subsequently entered rehab after receiving widespread backlash for the portrayal of autism in her directorial debut "Music," according to Variety.During last year's Golden Globe Awards, "Music" garnered multiple nominations — one for best motion picture, musical or comedy and another for best actress — despite multiple reviews criticizing the film's casting choice and depiction of individuals on the autism spectrum. Read More..
have closed a deal for original star Peter Billingsley to star in and produce the feature for HBO Max, which has been dubbed A Christmas Story Christmas.In the years since starring in the original film, Billingsley has gone on to a successful career behind the camera, directing films such as Couples Retreat; producing the three-time Tony-nominated Broadway musical A Christmas Story the Musical; and producing Dinner For Five, which received an Emmy nomination? Read More..
Elza Soares, one of the greatest Brazilian singers of all time, has died aged 91 at her home in Rio de Janeiro, her publicist says.Often called the queen of Brazilian samba, she released more than 30 albums in a career that spanned six decades.Soares also used her music to campaign against racism and other forms of discrimination. Read More..
The source added, “She had initially said it was nice to be with a regular guy who could change a lightbulb, but in the end, while the lightbulb was nice, he couldn’t fulfill her other needs.”.While Anderson is best known for her bombshell TV and movie roles, and that sex tape, she has in recent years become an activist for causes including animal rights, anti-sexual abuse and pornography, and a supporter for free speech and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange — and she takes these causes very seriously.A rep for Anderson confirmed the split to Page Six but declined to comment further. Read More..
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However, other researchers have also pointed out that even if the sequences aren’t the result of contamination, the mutations identified by Kostrikis are not exclusive to Omicron and are found in other variants, making ‘Deltacron’ something of a misnomerIn fact, GISAID is littered with sequences that have elements of sequences seen in other variants, says Thomas Peacock, a virologist at Imperial College London
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After updating to the macOS Monterey 12.2 RC and the iOS 15.3 RC, the demo website no longer detects any data.Apple earlier this week prepared a fix for the bug and uploaded it to the WebKit page on GitHub, so we knew that Apple was working to address the vulnerability.
With the macOS Monterey 12.2 and iOS 15.3 release candidates now available, we could see these updates be made available to the public as soon as next week.Read More..
A new mainline Call of Duty title is still expected to launch in 2022, and Activision is reportedly expecting this year's release to be a redemption of sorts for the prolific series.The report is set against the context of Microsoft's historic acquisition of Activision Blizzard for $69 billion!
The deal brings Activision and all of its subsidiaries under the Xbox umbrella and gives Microsoft license to make all of the publisher's future games exclusive, barring any existing agreements it has with other platforms.Read More..
In an interview with Bloomberg News, Kutagari questioned the concept of the metaverse, and how it will allow users to interact with one another?
Kutagari not only takes issue with the concept itself, but also the way users will have to wear VR headsets to interact with the metaverse, stating that they "isolate you from the real world." ."Being in the real world is very important, but the metaverse is about making quasi-real in the virtual world, and I can't see the point of doing it," Kutagari told Bloomberg News. Read More..
The FBI on Wednesday raided Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar's home and campaign office in Texas as part of a wide-ranging federal probe relating to the former Soviet state of Azerbaijan and several U.S.After FBI agents executed a search warrant at Cuellar's home in Laredo, Texas, an aide to Cuellar said in a statement that the congressman "will fully cooperate in any investigation.". Read More..
In the 2020 election, for example, 62.6 percent of eligible Black Americans voted, compared with 66.8 percent of all eligible Americans, a difference of 4.2 percentage points.
In the 2018, 2016 and 2014 elections, the gaps were even smaller, at about 2 percentage points.So while Black American voter turnout is not “just as high” as overall voter turnout, as Mr. Read More..
Separately, Jeannie Mai was hospitalized and forced to exit DWTS in 2020 due to an infection in her throat. "My doctors discovered a health concern with my throat which requires immediate attention and surgery," she said at the time
"I am heartbroken that my DWTS journey has to end here."Artem won that year along with Kaitlyn Read More..
Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley said a media report that claimed the company was halting all production of its bikes and other connected-fitness products amid lower demand from consumers was false.Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley said a media report that claimed the company was halting all production of its bikes and other connected-fitness products amid lower demand from consumers was false. Read More..
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Intel Corp will invest $20 billion in two new plants in Ohio to make advanced chips, the company said on Friday, the first step to a "mega-site" that can accommodate eight chip factories costing $100 billion.The planned investment includes 3,000 permanent jobs and 7,000 construction jobs on the 1,000-acre site in Licking County, just outside of Columbus.Chief Executive Pat Gelsinger is driving Intel plans to expand, especially in Europe and the United States, as it seeks to heat up competition with global rivals and respond to a world-wide microchip shortage. Read More..
A source told People in February 2020 that Hader and Bilson’s had become more “seriuos” after they celebrated Valentine’s Day together.“They spend a lot of time together and it seems like a serious relationship,” the insider said at the time.
“They were in L.A.
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PAMELA Anderson ended her marriage to Dan Hayhurst because he "was not the man she'd hoped.".The 54-year-old Baywatch actress wed her bodyguard ex in December 2020, but he brought "very negative baggage" resulting in divorce, a source told The Sun.Pamela filed for divorce in January 2022 from ex-husband Dan after a little over a year into their marriage as a source exclusively told The Sun it was a "pandemic romance" that took a turn for "the worse.". Read More..
The couple shared the happy news on social media on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 20), with the mom-to-be noting that 2022 "may be the best year yet.".Combs also announced the news on social media, writing "Here we go y'all.The couple first began dating in 2016, when Combs was still just an up-and-coming artist who had, at the time, "no publishing deal, no record deal, no booking deal," he previously told People Read More..
"My time on tour so far has been wonderful - unfortunately I am having to step away from tour for a while, due to some unexpected health issues," he wrote on Instagram.
"My goal is to recover as quickly as possible so I can rejoin my cast and crew on this incredible tour.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.Read More..
Back home, their 14-year-old son, Jonah (Skyler Gaertner), still seething at his parents, particularly Wendy — he shot out the windows in their lakefront house in last season’s finale — offers to launder money for the drug-distribution partnership between Ruth (Julia Garner), her cousin Wyatt (Charlie Tahan) and his much-older girlfriend, bat-s–t-crazy Darlene Snell (Lisa Emery).
Jonah’s older sister, Charlotte (Sofia Hublitz), is “playing the good soldier,” Mundy said.
“It’s a natural evolution of her becoming her mother — you can decide for yourself whether that’s a good or a bad thing.Read More..
Without an ounce of appreciation for this kind of activism (the kind his mother also has), Ziggy decides to try to take a short cut in convincing Lila he is right there with her in saving the world, but his efforts are not too successful as Lila can see right through them.
On a separate track, Evelyn meets Kyle (Billy Bryk), the teen son of Angie (Eleonore Hendricks), who has come to the shelter for help.
Slowly Evelyn’s attention turns toward nurturing him as she sees in Kyle a kid with the kind of potential her own son lacks.Read More..
Hospitals are now tracking the percentage of their COVID-19 patients who have received booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the rates are low, about 5 to 15% at some reporting health systems.At Munson Healthcare, based in Traverse City, 33 of 87 patients with the disease were vaccinated.
Of those 33, five had received booster shots, Dr.Read More..
And while Fresh Air Clips are not yet available, researchers say its smaller size could prove to be a low-cost and easy way to detect the virus"The Fresh Air Clips are easy-to-use, non-invasive, and low-cost," Godri Pollitt said
"These features make it easier to scale-up this kind of exposure monitoring for COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses so that the clips can be made available across larger groups of workers in high-risk jobs, such as restaurant servers, health care workers, and teachers."Read More..
Staying sober while surrounded by others who drink is no easy feat, and Single Drunk Female’s central character learned that firsthand in Thursday’s double-episode premiere.The Freeform comedy follows Sam Fink (played by Sofia Black-D’Elia), a twentysomething alcoholic whose embarrassingly public breakdown within the series’ first few minutes marked a new low.
She was fired from her job for showing up drunk, was sentenced to rehab and community service after accidentally hitting her former boss in the eye with a phone, and moved back in with her overbearing mother Carol (Ally Sheedy).Read More..
Late last year, Lizzy Caplan signed on to star in a series adaptation of Fatal Attraction for Paramount+, playing “a woman who becomes obsessed with her lover after a brief affair” (you know, like in the movie Fatal Attraction).Today, the streamer announced that Joshua Jackson will be playing Dan Gallagher, “the object of his lover’s obsession after a brief affair” (like in the movie Fatal Attraction). Read More..
The ring's bands are thorns, Machine Gun Kelly explained in a new interview?
(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for dcp)."The concept is that the ring can come apart to make two rings," he continued? Read More..
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Four Call of Duty: Warzone streamers had to put their minds and skills together to defeat a hacker in the Pacific.
Making things even harder, the cheater happened to have a group of helpers giving them ammo.Warzone hackers can do pretty much anything when they bypass bans and the anti-cheat. Read More..
Google says the free ride is over for early users of the company's custom domain G Suite service. Google has long offered a service that lets you use Google apps on a custom domain, allowing you to have a Google email address that ends in your domain instead of "gmail.com." For the first six years of the service's life, the basic tier allowed you to create a custom domain account for free.
Now, you have to pay for the privilege of using a custom domain with a Google account.
Google turned off the ability to create these accounts for free in 2012, but it wouldn't take away accounts from existing users, would it.Read More..
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These weird, four-stranded knots appear in cancer cells at much higher rates than in healthy cells, and they have been linked to cancer cells' ability to rapidly divide, according to Live Science. .—7 diseases you can learn about from a genetic test .—Science experiment for kids: Seeing your DNA. Read More..
"In fact, we have never seen a storm of this strength so early in the Mars year before," wrote Jonathan Bapst and Michael Mischna, members of the Ingenuity Weather and Environment Team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, in an update.Perseverance first spotted the approach of the January storm as dust lifted around the two robotic explorers in Jezero Crater.From orbit, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed an expanding regional dust storm moving from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere on Mars.
From the orbiter's perspective, it appeared that the storm may be heading for the crater and the two robots within it.Read More..
Through lunge feeding, rorqual whales ingest thousands of pounds of food every day, a feeding strategy that allows them to maintain their hulking physiques, which can weigh more than 300,000 pounds in the case of blue whales.To determine how these whales are safely chowing down — and not choking — on their food, Dr.
Gil and colleagues analyzed deceased fin whales.Read More..
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Here in the Bay Area, deaths from COVID have, largely, dropped off a cliff, likely thanks to high rates of vaccination and boosters — despite still extremely high rates of Omicron transmission.
After the holiday weekend on Tuesday, for instance, Bay Area counties recorded over 45,000 new cases of COVID, but zero new deaths.Marin County Health Officer Dr. Read More..
Prof Karim acknowledged that Omicron's high transmissibility was causing temporary problems for countries like the US, but, citing South Africa's own experience, he said "the good thing is that because [the infection rate] has gone up that fast, it'll go down that fast too, so the pressure on hospitals will be much less"?Biden believes Putin will 'move in' on Ukraine.First foreign aid plane arrives in stricken Tonga. Read More..
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are meeting for talks in Geneva amid mounting fears that Russia could be about to invade Ukraine.On Thursday Mr Blinken warned Moscow of grave consequences if any of its forces crossed the border.Russia has 100,000 troops at the border, but denies planning to invade. Read More..
The world's largest streaming service projected it would add 2.5 million customers from January through March, less than half of the 5.9 million analysts had forecast, according to Refinitiv IBES data.Netflix tempered its growth expectations, citing the late arrival of anticipated content, such as the second season of "Bridgerton" and the Ryan Reynolds time-travel movie "The Adam Project.".Shares of Netflix plummeted nearly 20% to $408.13 in after-hours trading. Read More..
The cut to the one-year and five-year loan prime rates (LPR) followed surprise cuts by China's central bank on Monday to its short- and medium-term lending rates, and came days after the central bank's vice governor flagged more moves ahead.With the property sector's downturn seen persisting into 2022 and the fast-spreading Omicron variant dampening consumer activity, many analysts say those easing measures will be necessary, even as other major economies, including the United States, appear set to tighten monetary policy this year.December economic data showed further weakening in consumption and the property sector, both major growth drivers. Read More..
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