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France recalls diplomatic families from Iran, issues travel warnings amid fear of attack on Israel

France has issued new warnings for its citizens and government employees in the Middle East amid fears that Iran is planning on launching an imminent attack against Israel. While the French government has warned Iran not to escalate, it’s advising its citizens to avoid travel to Iran, Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian territories in the coming days.  Stéphane Séjourné, French Minister for Europe and Foreign…

Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist: Where Did It All Wrong?

As you may have heard from now, it’s all over for Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist. In news that should not come as a surprise to anyone at all, the first-ever Golden Bachelor and his brand new wife confirmed on Friday that they were ending their marriage… after just three months. Turner has even filed for divorce already, officially. Even for a franchise whose couples…

Congrats! Cooking TikToker Nara Smith Welcomes Third Child With Husband 

TikToker Nara Smith, also known as Nara Aziza, built a fanbase of millions with her from scratch cooking videos. This week she added to her home base after welcoming her third child with her husband. RELATED: Awww! Kash Doll & Tracy T Reveal The Gender Of Their Baby (WATCH) View this post on Instagram A post shared by nara (@naraaziza) Nara shared the news on Wednesday…

Oh No! Real Housewife Of Potomac Wendy Osefo’s Home Was Robbed While She Was On A Family Vacation

‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’ star, Dr. Wendy Osefo, experienced a home burglary.  According to TMZ, the thieves stole some pricey items from the reality star. However, Wendy and her family were on vacation. RELATED: Dr. Wendy Osefo Says ‘RHOP’ Stars ‘Have Questions’ For Robyn Dixon This Upcoming Season Wendy’s Finksbury, MD home was robbed last week. According to a spokesman, the Carroll County Sheriff’s…

CSO faults FIJ’s reports on Ibrahim Egungbohun Dende, says its campaign of calumny

A leading Non-Governmental Organization, Advocacy for Advancement of Peace &Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI) has faulted the reports published by Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) alleging a community leader and Peace Advocate, Chief Ibrahim Egungbohun, also known as IBD Dende of smuggling. The National Coordinator of the organisation, Comrade Sulaimon Suberu in a press briefing in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Friday said the…

Europa League: Not a quality player — Nainggolan slams Matteo Guendouzi

Former Roma star Radja Nainggolan has slammed former Arsenal man Matteo Guendouzi for the way he played in the Italian derby between Roma and Lazio. Guendouzi, who played for Arsenal before joining Lazio, got himself involved in a couple of incidents with Roma players during the Europa League quarter final game. He was seen holding Paulo Dybala by the throat before punching Paredes. Radja Nainggolan…

Roberto Cavalli’s turbulent love life saw fashion icon divorced TWICE before finding love again with Playboy model

ROBERTO Cavalli had a taste for Ferraris, thoroughbred horses and fat cigars – and his love life also appeared the stuff of fantasy. The Italian designer, who has died aged 83, married a Miss Universe runner-up, but was divorced twice. Instagram/ nilsson_sandra_ Swedish model Sandra Nilsson has been Roberto Cavalli’s partner since 2014[/caption] Alamy Cavalli married former Miss Austria Eva Maria Duringer in 1980[/caption] Cavalli tied…

Iran v Israel is no tit-for-tat squabble – hated rivals could spark World War 3 and Putin will be rubbing...

ARE we on the brink of a devastating war in the Middle East — one that could spiral in to World War Three? Israel and Iran seem to be about to go head-to-head. AFP Tensions are climbing with Israel and its neighbours, above Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu[/caption] AFP Iran has frequently denied Israel’s right to exist, above Ali Khamenei[/caption] Israel v Iran weapons and tactics For…

Oakland airport is adding ‘San Francisco’ to its name. SF is appalled.

Travelers waiting for their baggage at Oakland International Airport. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Oakland officials voted to add “San Francisco” to their city’s airport name. San Francisco is not having it.  Oakland officials say the name change would bring more travelers to their airport, bolstering the city’s economy. Oakland Airport wants what San Francisco has — its name. The Port of Oakland’s Board of Commissioners decided in…

Gypsy Rose Blanchard filed a restraining order against her estranged husband amid their divorce: report

Ryan Anderson and Gypsy Rose Blanchard in 2024. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Gypsy Rose Blanchard filed a temporary restraining order against Ryan Scott Anderson, People reported. People previously reported that Blanchard filed for divorce after announcing their split on Facebook. The couple met after Anderson wrote Blanchard a letter while she was in prison. Gypsy Rose Blanchard, the woman who conspired with her then-boyfriend to have…

California McDonald’s franchisee shares struggle with ‘unprecedented’ impact of new minimum wage

California is forcing fast food chains to get creative to afford the state’s new $20 minimum wage.  One McDonald’s franchise owner, Scott Rodrick, is considering higher menu prices and reduced hours, saying that layoffs are the “last thing” he is considering.  “The last 12 days since this unprecedented law impacted franchisees in California has literally been a whirlwind. Frankly, it feels like an eternity,” Rodrick…

Billionaire CEOs join White House state dinner for Japan prime minister

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcomed Japan’s prime minister, Fumio Kishida, to the White House on Wednesday for a combined official visit and state dinner to celebrate the alliance between the two countries.  “This visit also reflects the upward trajectory of the U.S.-Japan Alliance as it evolves into a global partnership that promotes a shared vision of progress and prosperity for the future….

Memphis police officer killed during shootout with teens, one of whom was recently released

A Memphis, Tennessee, police officer and an 18-year-old male suspect were killed during an early morning shootout Friday – with the deceased suspect having been arrested last month with an illegal weapon and subsequently let go without bond, law enforcement officials say. A second officer was also struck and is in non-critical condition while a third officer was grazed by a bullet during the gunfire….

Jordan Spieth’s disastrous quadruple bogey leads to his worst round at Masters

Augusta National has not been too kind to Jordan Spieth since he won the green jacket in 2015. Spieth, then just 21 years old, dominated the field that year, even setting the record for the lowest score under par at a point. But the following year, just as he was about to coast to a second-straight win, he found the water on 12 twice, and…

The Fitbit Charge 5 is a steal at 50 percent off

It wasn’t our favorite fitness tracker at $150, but the Fitbit Charge 5 is a looker at $75. | Image: Fitbit With nearly a third of 2024 behind us now, you might think it’s out of season to talk about resolutions and fitness goals. But for me, the renewal of the Earth’s vegetation and the prospect of pool parties encourages me to get out and…

Microsoft starts testing ads in the Windows 11 Start menu

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says it’s starting to test ads inside the Start menu on Windows 11. The software maker will use the Recommended section of the Start menu, which usually shows file recommendations, to suggest apps from the Microsoft Store. “This will appear only for Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel in the US and will not apply to commercial…

Robert MacNeil, Longtime PBS ‘NewsHour’ Anchor, Dies at 93

Robert MacNeil, co-anchor and co-founder of PBS NewsHour, died April 12, PBS announced. He was 93 MacNeil died Friday morning of natural causes at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, his daughter, Alison MacNeil, told the New York Times. Following their coverage of the 1973 Senate Watergate Hearings, MacNeil co-founded the predecessor to the PBS “MacNeil/Lehrer Report” in […] Go to Source

Saoirse Ronan Turns 30: From ‘Lady Bird’ to ‘Brooklyn,’ Her 11 Best Film Performances

Saoirse Ronan is here to stay. Surprisingly born in the Bronx before making Ireland her home, Ronan has proven to be a powerhouse of talent and one of the most influential actors of her generation. Since her screen debut at the age of 9 in the 2003 medical drama “The Clinic,” Ronan has displayed remarkable […] Go to Source

Spotify is developing tools that would let users remix songs, screenshots show

Spotify is working on mixing tools that would allow users to remix songs on the streaming service, according to screenshots captured by tech veteran and app researcher Chris Messina. While music aficionados use software like Adobe Audition or Ableton Live to create mixes of their favorite songs, the new capabilities would allow people to do […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Meta is testing an AI-powered search bar in Instagram

Meta is pushing ahead with its efforts to make its generative AI-powered products available to more users. Apart from testing Meta AI chatbot with users in countries like India on WhatsApp, the company is also experimenting with putting Meta AI in the Instagram search bar for both chat with AI and content discovery. The search […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

How to screenshot on Android

It’s not easy to figure out how to screenshot on Android. Which buttons do you press? Plus, there are many phones across the Android landscape, so there are various ways to screenshot, depending on your device. Still, whether you have a Samsung Galaxy S series phone or a Google Pixel device, we’ve got easy step-by-step instructions on how to screenshot on Android. SEE ALSO: Google…

Pre-order ‘Star Wars Outlaws’ for an adventure in a galaxy far, far away

PRE-ORDER NOW: As of April 12, you can pre-order Star Wars Outlaws on Xbox and PlayStation 5. Opens in a new window Credit: Amazon Star Wars Outlaws (PlayStation 5) at Amazon Pre-Order Here Opens in a new window Credit: Amazon Star Wars Outlaws (Xbox) Pre-Order Here Looking for a new opportunity to jump into the world of Star Wars in video game form? There’s a…

Trump tells Arizona legislature to act after GOP blocks bills repeal 1864 abortion ban

Former President Trump on Friday urged Arizona lawmakers to act “as fast as possible” to adjust the state’s abortion policy after a state Supreme Court ruling upheld an 1864 law and made performing the procedure a felony. The comments marked the latest fallout of the decision, which has left Republicans scrambling to respond as Democrats relentlessly hammer Trump on the issue of abortion. “The Supreme Court…

Schatz, Takano offer resolution supporting LGBTQ students 

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) unveiled a resolution Friday demanding “equal educational opportunity, basic civil rights protections, and freedom from erasure” for LGBTQ students.  The resolution, which has 17 Democratic co-sponsors, supports the objectives of the Rise Up for LGBTQI+ Youth in Schools Initiative, which advocates for LGBTQ-inclusive education policies and curriculum.  “As a former teacher, I know that school shouldn’t be about…

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro: Why He Quit ‘Jersey Shore’ & What He’s Been …

The premiere of Jersey Shore Family Vacation Season 7 was anticipated for many reasons, perhaps none more so than the full-time return of Ronnie Ortiz-Magro. And the long awaited reunion with his ex, Sammi Sweetheart. Ronnie appeared on the previous season of Shore, but only in a part-time capacity. For his new season, Ron returned to his role as a full-time cast member, which means…

‘The Talk’ Cancelled at CBS After 15 Seasons: What Happened?

The Talk been canceled – officially, definitively, absolutely. Though shows like The Talk have faced interruptions in recent years, the CBS daytime show has been airing in full swing for 15 years. And now, their days are numbered. Akbar Gbajabiamila, Amanda Kloots, Sheryl Underwood, Natalie Morales, and Jerry O’Connell attend as “The Talk” hosts visit the Empire State Building on March 07, 2023. (Photo Credit:…

Voice Of Reason? Boosie Gives His Thoughts On People “Gassing Up Rap Beef”

Roomies, the last few weeks have been a lil’ tense for some of hip hop’s biggest entertainers! Now, Boosie is stepping in as a voice of reason. On Friday (April 12), he hopped on X (formerly Twitter) and responded to the growing number of rap feuds, in particular. Here’s What Boosie Said About Rap Beefs The Lousiana rapper took a moment to also remind folks…

Caitlyn Jenner Claps Back At Backlash For Her Initial Reaction To O.J. Simpson’s Death

Caitlyn Jenner was one of the first notable celebrities to speak on the death of O.J. Simpson. The family of the former NFL player confirmed he passed away this week in a statement released on Thursday. Jenner was anything but sympathetic about the news in her initial response. Now, after receiving backlash, she seems to be doubling down on labeling O.J.’s death “good riddance.” RELATED: Whew!…