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New US envoy to UN gets red carpet welcome from Russia

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:24:16 -0500

Linda Thomas-Greenfield is taking up her post as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

Backlogged cases push California COVID-19 deaths past 50,000

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:08:12 -0500

California's coronavirus death toll has topped 50,000 as Los Angeles County updated its count using backlogged records

Today in History

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:02:41 -0500

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2021. There are 309 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 25, 1986, President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency. On this date: In 1793, President George Washington held the first Cabinet meeting on record at his Mount Vernon home; attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox and Attorney General Edmund Randolph. In 1901, United States Steel Corp. was incorporated by J.P. Morgan. In 1913, the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving Congress the power to levy and collect income taxes, was declared in effect by Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox. In 1919, Oregon became the first state to tax gasoline, at one cent per gallon. In 1950, “Your Show of Shows,” starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner and...

3 adults slain in Arkansas home, abducted baby found safe

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:10:05 -0500

Authorities say three adults were found dead and a baby was abducted from a home in northeast Arkansas, but the child was found hours later, unharmed, and a suspect has been arrested

Prude’s family says videos show crime; Officers say no

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:15:47 -0500

The brother of a Black man who died after being pinned to the street by police says he's angry the officers won't face criminal charges

Reinterment plan of possible Tulsa massacre victims delayed

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:24:15 -0500

A committee overseeing the search for mass graves related to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has delayed until next month a decision on how to reinter the remains of possible victims found last year

Man exits church after years in sanctuary from deportation

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:36:15 -0500

A Honduran immigrant who has spent 3 1/2 years living inside a Missouri church to avoid deportation has finally stepped outside

SPLC: At least 160 Confederate symbols taken down in 2020

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:10:46 -0500

At least 160 Confederate symbols were taken down or moved from public spaces in 2020

Man charged with child rape volunteered with senior college

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:06:34 -0500

A retired drama teacher accused of sexually assaulting boys in Massachusetts and New York was allowed to teach in a senior-citizen program affiliated with the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston Auburn campus

Police grilled South Dakota AG on phone use before crash

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:27:25 -0500

Investigators questioning South Dakota’s attorney general after a fatal car crash pressed him on how he did not realize he had struck a man and whether he had been on his phone right before the crash

Nothing's plans for India get going with appointment of GM

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:58:14 +0000

Carl Pei's Nothing has appointed Manu Sharma as its Vice President and General Manager, Nothing India. Manu will be driving the growth, business development & operations for Nothing in India.

Stream the 2021 Bathurst Supercars race for free this weekend

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:28:24 +0000

The Supercars season is getting underway this weekend, and you can watch the first race live for free on Kayo Sports.

India target of 7% of all cyberattacks in Asia-Pacific region - It's 2nd highest

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:14:02 +0000

According to a report from IBM, finance and insurance were the most targeted sectors in India by cyber attackers. Manufacturing and professional services were not far behind in the list.

YouTube to let parents choose what their kids can watch - This is how

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:32:39 +0000

YouTube is launching a new “supervised” YouTube account option aimed at parents who feel their tweens or teens have outgrown the YouTube Kids app — but aren’t yet ready for the wild world of unrestricted YouTube.

PS5 restock: Sony Direct sold out in 32 minutes – where to track it Thursday

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:23:55 +0000

There's new PS5 stock to be had, and we've been tracking the console all week. Expect more to be available soon.

Vivo V20 SE price in India slashed by Rs 1,000

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:58:49 +0000

Vivo V20 SE has received a price cut in India which brings the smartphone to the sub Rs 20,000 segment.

Realme Buds Air 2 price in India, availability and features leaked

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:58:39 +0000

A premature listing on Flipkart reveals that the Realme Buds Air 2 will be priced at Rs 2,999 and will be available from March 2 in India.

Strom R3 is India's cheapest electric car - would it work though?

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 03:23:11 +0000

The Strom R3 offers a range of 200 Kms and can charge fully in 3 hours. It is a two-door vehicle with a max seating capacity of 3 people

Xbox restock tracker: where to find Series X and Series S stock on Twitter

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 03:18:36 +0000

The new Xbox went on sale through GameStop on Wednesday. But more Series X and S console are expected this week.

Download Rage 2 for free on your PCs - just for today!

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:37:01 +0000

Rage 2 is now available to download for free on Epic Games Store for the whole week as part of the weekly free games program from the company.

Ex-BDO world champ Mitchell daring to dream in PDC

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 07:00:00 GMT

Over the last 15 years, some big names who have won the BDO World Championship switched across to the PDC and made quite the impact.

Kick It Out boss: Football culture must fundamentally change

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:00:00 GMT

The only way to end abuse is to fundamentally change football's culture in a similar way to how fan-violence of the 1970s and '80s was driven out, according to the new boss of Kick it Out.

Red-hot Jazz heap another loss on Lakers

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:39:00 GMT

Donovan Mitchell and Mike Conley each flirted with triple-doubles and Jordan Clarkson scored 18 points in his customary role off the bench as the red-hot Utah Jazz smashed the Los Angeles Lakers 114-89 in Salt Lake City.

Booker to replace Davis in All-Star Game

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:41:00 GMT

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been selected to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis in the NBA All-Star Game.

Birmingham City: A decade in decline

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:00:00 GMT

Why a female heavyweight can rule the world

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:00:00 GMT

The unexplored final frontier of women's boxing is its heavyweight division, a barren and unrecognised landscape that stands meekly in contrast to the marquee fights of Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and co.

Messi nets twice in win over Elche

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:15:00 GMT

Lionel Messi scored twice in the second half as Barcelona moved back up into third place in La Liga by defeating Elche 3-0.

Real Madrid edge past 10-man Atalanta

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:45:00 GMT

Real Madrid struggled to break down 10-man Atalanta before Ferland Mendy scored an 86th-minute winner for a 1-0 win in the first leg of the round of 16.

Lawes: I'll try to rattle Biggar

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:00:00 GMT

Courtney Lawes will target Dan Biggar with a trademark big hit when England and Wales clash in the Six Nations.

Woods 'unlikely to face charges' for crash

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:20:00 GMT

Tiger Woods is unlikely to face any charges relating to his horrific car accident on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff.

Elizabeth Olsen Fans Freak Out After Learning ‘WandaVision’ Star Is Related To Mary-Kate & Ashley

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 06:51:46 +0000

Yes, Elizabeth Olsen is related to 'Full House' twins/fashion designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. And yes, this was news to many MCU fans.

‘Frasier’ Cast Then & Now: See Kelsey Grammer & More Transformations Amid Revival News

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:53:50 +0000

Seattle's favorite fictional radio psychiatrist is back. Seventeen years since wrapping, the iconic sitcom 'Frasier' is getting a revival. We've got a look at the cast's transformations in photos.

14 Stars Wearing Wildly Colored Winter Coats To Beat The Cold: Selena Gomez, Hailey Baldwin & More

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:08:42 +0000

Need some winter weather wardrobe inspo? Your favorite stars are stepping out in bright jackets this winter season, and we've rounded up the most stylish coats to beat the cold in, leading with Selena Gomez.

Lady Gaga’s Hair Makeover: Singer Debuts New Brunette Locks In Rome — Before & After Pics

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:01:47 +0000

Lady Gaga was spotted taking a stroll outside to her hotel in Rome while wearing a leopard print stylish dress and showing off a new brunette hair color.

Are Tiger Woods’ Injuries Career-Ending? Top Surgeon Reveals What The Golf Pro’s Future May Look Like

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:03:04 +0000

A top orthopedic surgeon shared a glimmer of hope for those worried about Tiger Woods, following his car crash, saying 'athletes like Tiger are able to overcome complex injuries'.

Kourtney Kardashian Stuns In Bra Top & Sheer Covering For Wild Night Out With Kim — Pics

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 03:42:42 +0000

Kourtney Kardashian looked gorgeous in a black sheer outfit that showed off a bra underneath as she joined her sister Kim Kardashian, who looked incredible in a green outfit, and friends for dinner at a Japanese restaurant.

‘RHONJ’: Gia Giudice Tells Mom Teresa To Apologize To Jackie After Spreading ‘Sh****’ Cheating Rumor

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 03:00:25 +0000

Leave it to Gia Giudice, 20, to be the bigger person. Following Teresa and Jackie's nasty fight last week, Teresa's eldest daughter told her to apologize for what she had done.

Celebrities With Coronavirus: Stars Who Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:54:17 +0000

Trisha Yearwood and Dave Chappelle are some of the most recent celebs to confirm they contracted COVID-19. Trisha's husband, Garth Brooks, revealed that the country singer is still 'dealing with symptoms.'

Kendall Jenner Teases Romantic Getaway With Devin Booker With Cheeky New String Bikini Pic

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:29:37 +0000

Kendall Jenner took to her Instagram to share some eye-catching photos from a vacation, including one that showed off her figure and behind in a dark brown thong bikini.

Kylie Jenner Stuns In $2800 Versace Crop Top With Deep Plunging Neckline – Gorgeous New Pics

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:27:43 +0000

Kylie Jenner is continuing to do at-home modeling with items from her enviable closet. She put together an amazing outfit that featured a colorful and plunging vintage Versace crop top.

If Marvel Wants Tom Holland to Make Ten Spider-Man Movies, He'll Be There

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:00:09 PDT

Tom Holland doesn't see the end of his run playing Peter Parker in sight, saying he'd be there if Marvel wanted him to make 10 Spider-Man movies.

Did WandaVision Include a Wolverine and Weapon X Easter Egg?

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:48:16 PDT

A key detail in a recent episode of WandaVision may have hinted at the existence of the Weapon X program in the MCU.

Young Indiana Jones Star Would Love to Play a New Role in Indiana Jones 5

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:37:23 PDT

While he doesn't want to take over the title role, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles star Sean Patrick Flanery would love to be involved in Indiana Jones 5.

Spider-Man: No Way Home Has Marvel's Most Impressive Fight Scene Ever Insists Tom Holland

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:27:40 PDT

A particular Spider-Man 3 fight sequence is like nothing audiences have ever seen before, says Tom Holland.

Tracy Morgan Almost Played Eddie Murphy's Son in Coming 2 America, But It Just Wasn't Right

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:06:46 PDT

Tracy Morgan was originally meant to play Eddie Murphy's son in Coming 2 America.

Spider-Man: No Way Home Casting Call Hints at the Return of Daredevil in the MCU

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:49:26 PDT

A casting call for Spider-Man 3 teases a courtroom scene that will surely feature Matt Murdock AKA Daredevil.

New Beavis and Butt-head Movie Is Going Straight to Streaming on Paramount+

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:03:54 PDT

Along with the two-season reboot series in the works at Comedy Central, Beavis and Butt-head is getting a new movie adaptation at Paramount+.

Charlize Theron Praises Die Hard Twitter Pitch Featuring Her as the Lead: It's a Great Idea

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:52:35 PDT

Atomic Blonde star Charlize Theron has once again declared her desire to lead a Die Hard movie.

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Trailer Is Here, Coach Bombay Is Back on Disney+

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:32:38 PDT

Emilio Estevez returns as coach Gordon Bombay in the new Disney+ series, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers.

Spider-Man: No Way Home Script Is Being Figured Out as They Go Says Tom Holland

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:09:47 PDT

Sections Of Spider-Man 3 script are still being rewritten to include new elements.

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