3 in fatal Michigan rock-throwing case get probation

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:49:46 -0400

Three young Michigan men have been placed on probation for a rock-throwing incident that killed a motorist on Interstate 75

Microsoft to require US employees to be fully vaccinated

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:40:37 -0400

Microsoft says employees must be fully vaccinated to enter the company’s U.S. offices and other worksites, starting next month

After decades in woods, New Hampshire man forced from cabin

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:18:31 -0400

For 27 years, 81-year-old David Lidstone has lived in the woods of New Hampshire along the Merrimack River in a small, solar-paneled cabin, growing his food, cutting his firewood, and tending to his cat and chickens

Hot, gusty weather could mean explosive fire growth in West

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:08:17 -0400

“I think we definitely have a few hard days ahead of us."

Huge California fire grows as heat spikes again across state

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:17:14 -0400

California’s largest wildfire exploded again after burning for nearly three weeks in remote mountains

Today in History

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 00:00:31 -0400

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 4, the 216th day of 2021. There are 149 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History On August 4, 1987, the Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 to abolish the Fairness Doctrine, which required radio and television stations to present balanced coverage of controversial issues. On this date: In 1735, a jury found John Peter Zenger of the New York Weekly Journal not guilty of committing seditious libel against the colonial governor of New York, William Cosby. In 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard had its beginnings as President George Washington signed a measure authorizing a group of revenue cutters to enforce tariff and trade laws and prevent smuggling. In 1892, businessman Andrew Borden and his wife, Abby, were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts. Lizzie Borden, Andrew’s daughter from a previous marriage, was accused of the killings, but acquitted at trial. In 1914, Britain declared war on Germany for...

Bear cub rescued from Sierra wildfire escapes Tahoe center

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 22:46:52 -0400

A bear cub known for being rescued after his paws were burned in a Sierra wildfire has escaped from the center where he was recovering

UN chief: Threat to global peace from Islamic State rising

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 22:47:11 -0400

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a new report that the threat to international peace and security from the Islamic State extremist group is rising

'Healing Garden dedicated on mass shooting's 2nd anniversary

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 21:52:31 -0400

Officials in the border city of El Paso dedicated a garden meant to bring healing two years after a gunman targeting Latinos opened fire at a Walmart, killing 23 people in an attack that stunned the U.S. and Mexico

Video released of officers responding to condo collapse

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 21:04:00 -0400

Officials in a Florida town have released body camera footage from the first police officers who responded to a building collapse that left 98 people dead

Activision Blizzard lawsuit: a timeline of key events and everything you need to know

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:43:22 +0000

Activision Blizzard is being sued by The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Here are all the key developments you need to know about.

Black Friday 2021 board game deals: what we expect to see

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:35:33 +0000

Be prepared for the best board game deals during Black Friday 2021 sales, from Catan to Gloomhaven and beyond.

WireGuard VPN gets a high-performance Windows kernel native port

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:27:17 +0000

Advanced users can take the new WireGuard NT Windows port for a spin, although it isn’t yet ready for production use.

Battlefield 2042 release date, trailers, gameplay and modes

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:22:51 +0000

Here's everything we know about Battlefield 2042 (AKA Battlefield 6), the latest entry in the Battlefield series.

Waze has been updated to better rival Google Maps

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:18:46 +0000

Waze can now offer alternative routes and traffic notifications in new update rolling out.

Overcoming ‘Freedom Day Fear’ by embracing a digital future

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:12:25 +0000

Being digital first, investing in digital upskilling, and upgrading payments functionalities will future proof businesses.

Not all broadband is created equal

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:09:27 +0000

There are now more varieties, speeds, infrastructure types and providers than ever before.

Black Friday electric scooter deals: will you ride off with a bargain this year?

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:05:39 +0000

When the Black Friday deals arrive, electric scooters will be among the products seeing discounts.

LG OLED TVs just got an HBO Max upgrade

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:05:37 +0000

The HBO Max streaming service finally lands on LG TVs, bringing the platform hosting Dune and The Suicide Squad to the TV maker's OLED and LCD screens.

Microsoft brings the best Windows 10 copy-and-paste feature to Android

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:01:37 +0000

Windows 10 users can now synchronize clipboard content with their Android devices.

Scorecard: Phoenix vs Invincibles

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:28:00 BST

Live scorecard as Birmingham Phoenix take on Oval Invincibles in The Hundred.

LISTEN: De Villiers on Will Greenwood's Lions podcast

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:12:00 BST

Former Springboks captain Jean de Villiers joins Will Greenwood on the latest Lions podcast, looking back at Lions vs SA tours in 1997, 2009 and this summer...

Pozzi through to 110m hurdles final for first time

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:50:00 BST

Andrew Pozzi has made the 110m hurdles final at the Olympics for the first time in his career.

Hart in contention for Celtic debut in Europa League qualifier

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:45:00 BST

Ange Postecoglou will decide after training on Wednesday if Joe Hart is to make his Celtic debut against Jablonec on Thursday.

Shergar Cup: Team-by-team guide

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:00:00 BST

Great Britain and Ireland will split in two and go head-to-head in this year's Shergar Cup at Ascot as the unique fixture returns from a two-year absence.

Villa expected to pursue Cantwell if Grealish departs

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:25:00 BST

Aston Villa are expected to pursue their interest in Norwich midfielder Todd Cantwell, should Jack Grealish's transfer to Manchester City be finalised.

Alex Hammond blog: Dettori adds razzmatazz as teams come to fore

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:50:00 BST

It's a big few days for team events in the world of racing and Sky Sports Racing's Alex Hammond looks ahead to the Shergar Cup and latest round in the Racing League.

Arsenal present Saka with wall of fans' well-wishes

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:08:00 BST

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka has been left "speechless" after being presented by the club with thousands of letters of support sent to him by fans after Euro 2020.

Brentford to take a knee | Toney to continue to stand

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:05:00 BST

Brentford have reversed their decision not to take a knee before matches this season but striker Ivan Toney will continue to stand before kick-off.

Tarnawa expected to need first run back

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:55:00 BST

Tarnawa makes her eagerly-anticipated return to action in the Grant Thornton Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown.

What Is Dry Brushing? Is It Good or Bad For Your Skin?

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:52:08 +0000

If your skin feels dull, then dry brushing may be the perfect option for you & we have everything you need to know about the technique.

Rihanna’s A Billionaire: Crowned Richest Female In Music Surpassing Even Kylie Jenner

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:42:30 +0000

Rihanna's net worth has skyrocketed over the past few years, and 'Forbes' just announced that the singer has become a billionaire and the richest female musician.

‘Jack Ryan’ Season 3: Everything You Should Know Before Watching

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:34:32 +0000

'Jack Ryan' has been greenlit for season 3. The highly-anticipated third season is currently in the works, and HollywoodLife has all the latest updates about filming, a release date, and more.

Charlize Theron, 45, Rocks A Black Bikini While Hitting A Luxury Yacht In Greece — Photos

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:28:33 +0000

Charlize Theron sported a sexy black bikini that highlighted her toned body while on vacation in Greece.

Katharine McPhee Passionately Kisses Husband David Foster On Parents’ Night Out — Photos

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:21:33 +0000

New mom Katharine McPhee looked super loved up when she stepped out with husband David Foster for a romantic date night.

Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott Having Marriage Issues ‘For Months’ As Reports Of Split Swirl

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:10:07 +0000

Amidst new rumors that Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are headed for a split, HL has learned that the two have been dealing with trust issues for months

Bella Hadid Looks Incredibly Fit As She Strikes Sexy Poses In Purple Lingerie — Photos

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:45:36 +0000

Bella Hadid showed off her fabulous figure in a slew of sexy photos as she posed in purple lingerie.

Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher’s Kids’ Bathing Policy Defended By Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:33:09 +0000

Like Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell admitted that they occasionally let their kids go a few days without bathing, and to their surprise, it's actually much more manageable than you'd think.

‘The Challenge’ Launches Fantasy League For Season 37 — Everything To Know

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:30:38 +0000

Fans of 'The Challenge' can experience the show in a whole new way during season 37 thanks to MTV's new Fantasy League, which will give viewers the chance to win prizes, interact with the cast and more.

Val Kilmer’s Kids Mercedes, 29, & Jack, 26, Step In As Dad Skips Documentary Premiere — Photos

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:20:46 +0000

Val Kilmer was absent from the premiere of his new Amazon Prime documentary, so his children Mercedes & Jack stepped up to represent the family at the event.

Kate Trailer: A Poisoned Mary Elizabeth Winstead Hunts Down Her Yakuza Killers

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 07:49:55 PDT

Mary Elizabeth uses her specific set of skills to seek revenge in the first trailer for Netflix's action thriller Kate.

The Suicide Squad Review: A Devilishly Funny Hurricane of Carnage

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 07:33:53 PDT

Bloodsport (Idris Elba) joins Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and new Task Force X recruits on a deadly mission in The Suicide Squad.

Bitchin': The Sound and Fury Documentary Trailer Brings The Legend of Rick James to Showtime

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:51:16 PDT

The doc shows the highs and lows of the music icon. Director Sacha Jenkins brings the same fire he's shown for music for decades.

Robert Pattinson Created Three Distinct People in DC Throwback The Batman

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:10:18 PDT

Jeffrey Wright will be the latest in a long line of actors to have played Commissioner Gordon in the DC franchise.

How Does Saw Legend Tobin Bell Really Feel About Jigsaw's Absence in Spiral?

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:35:33 PDT

The Jigsaw actor spoke about not making an appearance in the latest Saw sequel, and teased that he may not be done with the role yet.

The Rock Won't Return in Fast & Furious 2-Part Finale, But Hobbs Isn't Finished Yet

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:22:39 PDT

Producer Hiram Garcia confirms that Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson won't be returning for the two-part Fast & Furious finale.

Piranha Retrospective: Joe Dante's Mild Masterpiece of a Creature Feature Is More Than a Knockoff

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:26:01 PDT

Joe Dante's Piranha was released 43 years ago today and still holds up as a masterpiece creature feature film.

Nicholas Hoult Is Renfield in Universal Monsters Movie About Dracula's Henchman

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:24:42 PDT

The henchman of the Count will get his own movie for the first time in the new horror thriller Renfield starring Nicholas Hoult.

Shang-Chi Fights Razor Fist in Latest Look at The Legend of the Ten Rings

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 12:53:22 PDT

Several new images tease the arrival of Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

The Crow Reboot Director Still Believes It Will Happen Sometime

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 11:23:31 PDT

Filmmaker Corin Hardy is still hopeful that he will be given the chance to bring his reboot of The Crow to life.

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