Mellissa Carone, who described herself as a contract IT worker, spoke before state lawmakers
The celebrated Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico, which once starred in a James Bond film, collapsed on Tuesday when its 900-ton receiver platform plunged 450 feet (140 meters) onto the radio dish below.
Dozens of militants aligned with the Islamic State group opened fire on a Philippine army detachment and burned a police patrol car in a southern town but withdrew after troops returned fire, officials said Friday. There were no immediate reports of injuries in Thursday night's brief attack by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Datu Piang town.
EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed award-winning actress Helena Zengel. Shd will next be seen in Paul Greengrass’ News Of The World, starring opposite Tom Hanks. She garnered critical acclaim for her performance in System Crasher and won Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the German Film Awards, becoming the youngest actress in history to do so. […]
"HE WILL BE OUT THE HOSPITAL TOMORROW," Chance The Rapper tweeted on Thursday
South Korean battery makers LG Chem and SK Innovation are sparring over whether the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) should consider recent electric vehicle recalls in a trade secrets case. LG Chem, an EV battery supplier for Tesla and General Motors, filed its trade complaints against SK Innovation last year in the United States. Alleging trade secret theft, LG seeks to block SK from producing battery cells in the United States and from importing the components necessary to make them.
Oil prices rose on Friday, heading for a fifth week of gains, after major producers agreed to continue to restrain production to cope with coronavirus-hit demand but the compromise fell short of expectations. West Texas Intermediate had risen 18 cents, or 0.4% at $45.82 a barrel. OPEC and Russia on Thursday agreed to ease deep oil output cuts from January by 500,000 barrels per day, failing to come to a compromise on a broader policy for the rest of next year.
More than 1,800 people died of Covid on Thursday in the US
In "Sound of Metal," Riz Ahmed plays Ruben, a heavy metal musician who gradually loses his hearing. The film, bowing Friday on Amazon Prime, follows Ruben as he copes with his hearing loss. Director Darius Marder relies on sound design to immerse the audience into the film, allowing them to understand what Ruben is going […]
Alfonso Plummer scored 21 points, Timmy Allen added 14, and Utah used an 18-0 run midway through the second half to pull away for a 76-62 win over Washington on Thursday in the Pac-12 Conference opener for both schools. Despite no games and a lack of practice time, the Utes looked just fine rolling in their season opener. Mikael Jantunen added 10 points as the Utes shot nearly 52% in the second half.
Black, Asian American and Hispanic lawmakers are pressuring Biden for more diversity in top administration posts as the president-elect's team rolls out selections.
Two forest service firefighters were injured in the Bond Fire, which as of December 3 had scorched more than 7,000 acres in Orange County, California. The fast-moving fire grew by more than 4,000 acres on Thursday.At an afternoon press conference, the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) reported multiple structures may have been damaged, but the exact details were yet to be confirmed.The National Weather Service of San Diego issued a red flag warning in effect until Friday. Credit: Fred Vega via Storyful
'Special Report' substitute host Mike Emanuel sends prayers to the Baier family for a full recovery
A suspected con artist who allegedly impersonated top female Hollywood executives to swindle wide-eyed aspiring stars out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has been arrested in Britain after a US extradition request, the FBI said Thursday.
‘I guarantee that’s how it’ll be run,’ president-elect says
It is still early in this college basketball season, but the early returns are that the one-and-done blue bloods are struggling and the era of veterans and transfers could be upon us.
One Twitter user quipped that "this tweet about fraud has been proven to be fraud."
Arsenal fans have had to wait over eight long months to see their team in action at Emirates Stadium due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Just 2,000 of them were allowed back in on Thursday night for this match with Rapid Vienna and Mikel Arteta’s side duly put on a show. Vienna were there to be picked off, but Arsenal did so in a clinical fashion that will have sent fans home with a smile on their faces.
"I am mortified that I used a term without knowing the context and history, but I know now and I am horrified and truly sorry," the singer wrote on Instagram Thursday
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