Category: Breaking News

Kamala Harris moves ahead of Biden as predicted Democratic nominee in betting markets

Vice President Kamala Harris surpassed President Biden as the candidate most likely to become the Democratic Party’s 2024 nominee in betting markets on Thursday, as pressure mounts for Biden to drop out of the race against former President Trump. PredictIt’s traders give Harris a 44% chance of leading the Democrats’ presidential ticket this fall, while Biden’s chances fell to 38%. On Wednesday, Biden led Harris…

Uber expands boat services in Europe this summer

Uber is broadening its services this summer, launching a new way for visitors to travel around Europe. The ride-share service has announced they will be offering boat services in Ibiza, Venice, Athens, Paris, Corfu and Santorini. The concept allows users to book private yacht excursions or order boats as a taxi service through the Uber app.  NEW YORK TO ROLL OUT SMALL SHAMPOO BOTTLE BAN…

Growing list of Obama allies, former advisers look to sink Biden re-election bid

A growing list of close allies and former advisers to President Obama are looking to sink President Biden’s re-election bid. The cascade began with former Obama adviser David Axelrod sounding the alarm following Biden’s dismal debate performance last month, and was followed by a group of former advisers known as the “Obama bros” during their time working at the White House, as well as actor…

375-pound great-grandfather sea turtle released back into Florida ocean after rehab

A sea turtle has been sent back into the ocean off the coast of Florida after recovering from some serious wounds.  Bubba is a 375-pound loggerhead sea turtle who was found by biologists with Inwater Research in St. Lucie County, Florida, on April 10. Biologists noticed the large animal had injuries on both of his front flippers, so they stepped in to help.  TEXAS AQUARIUM…

Max might not be the one to watch after all

Illustration: The Verge Warner Bros. Discovery has been debuting its newer IP-based series on Max for the past few years in an effort to make it “the one to watch,” but the company is now switching things up with a big plan to rebrand multiple projects as — wait for it — HBO shows. Though The Penguin and Dune: Prophecy were both initially billed as…

You can’t screw up Arduino’s new DIY electronics kit

Seven different Arduino-based devices can be built with the Plug and Make Kit kit. | Image: Arduino Arduino’s new starter kit features electronic components that can be connected without having to know anything about soldering or wiring. It’s similar to LittleBits’ electronic building blocks that make it easy for kids to learn about electronics but targets an older audience of beginners who eventually aspire to…

New report highlights the importance of recognition in workforces

Boostworks, a leading provider of employee reward and recognition, benefits delivery and wellbeing solutions’, has launched the findings of its latest research-based whitepaper: The Heart of Workplace Engagement. Importantly, the paper revealed that 70% of employees highlight the importance of recognition, but less than half (42%) report receiving regular recognition from their CEOs. Flagging the importance of the pivotal role of emotional bonds in fostering…

VFX House DNEG Acquires AI-Company Prime Focus Technologies — Film News in Brief

DNEG Group, a visual effects studio and entertainment services technology company known for its work on “Dune” and “Oppenheimer,” has acquired Prime Focus Technologies, an AI-powered media tech company. The acquisition aims to help the Group leverage PFT’s media workflow and automation software suite, Clear and Clear AI, to offer streaming platforms, studios, broadcasters and […] Go to Source

‘The Bikeriders’ Gets Digital Release: Here’s How To Watch the Film Online

Although the film is still in theaters, you can watch “The Bikeriders,” which stars Austin Butler, Tom Hardy and Jodie Comer, at home — as a premium video on-demand release. “The Bikeriders” is streamable in 4K Ultra HD online on Prime Video, Apple TV and other video-on-demand platforms. You can either buy the film for […] Go to Source

‘Wild Wild Space’ doc captures the risks and rivalries of the new space race

Astra CEO Chris Kemp is already pulling out of a parking spot when he warns the person in the passenger seat that he doesn’t have a valid driver’s license. “And the car’s not registered, and they cancelled my insurance,” he says. “This is a little risky.” So opens Wild Wild Space, a new HBO documentary […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

‘The Acolyte’ keeps referencing ‘The Last Jedi’ — here’s why

The finale of the intriguing and controversial Star Wars series The Acolyte is almost upon us. Showrunner Leslye Headland is eager for a second season, but also admits she hasn’t got the green light for one yet. So, what can we expect from the show’s somewhat tied-up ending? Despite being set in the High Republic era, a century before the Star Wars movies, The Acolyte…

Shop early deals on iPads ahead of Prime Day 2024

UPDATE: Jul. 11, 2024, 12:23 p.m. EDT This article has been updated with the latest deals on Apple iPads. This week, we’ve seen price-drops on the iPad 9th generation and iPad Mini and added them to the already abundant list of deals here. Best iPad deals Best iPad deal Apple iPad 9th generation, 10.2-inch (A13, WiFi, 64GB) $249 at Amazon (Save $80) Get Deal Best…

Inflation turns corner at precarious moment for Biden

The economy is making a favorable shift for President Biden after years of high inflation, just as it’s being overshadowed by concerns about his age and overall fitness after a widely criticized debate performance. Biden has struggled for months to sell American voters on his handling of the economy after three years of high inflation and persistent, if unfufilled, recession fears. After hovering around 3…

Trump, Orbán meeting at Mar-a-Lago after NATO summit

Former President Trump will meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán following the NATO summit in Washington, a source familiar with the plans confirmed. Orbán will meet with Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday, nearly a week after the Hungarian leader came under fire for his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, the source confirmed to The Hill….

Why Hannah Berner Was Fired From ‘Summer House’ Before Netflix Special

Yes, Hannah Berner was fired from Summer House – but that hasn’t stopped her from having a massive comeback! The former reality star turned Netflix stand up darling is the moment after her first special dropped on the streamer in July. A relative newcomer on the scene, comedy fans were surprised that she had a stint on the popular Bravo series, Summer House, for a…

Southern Hospitality Season 3: Everything We Know So Far!

It’s been made official, Bravo viewers: You’re invited once again to enjoy some Bourbon and Bubbles. Back in May, executives renewed Southern Hospitality for a third season, making a decision most fans saw coming following the ongoing success of this Southern Charm spinoff. For those unaware, the reality series has been compared to Vanderpump Rules because it follows the lives of employees at two bars…

Prayers Up! Diddy’s Mother, Janice Combs, Has Reportedly Been Hospitalized

Diddy‘s mother, Janice Combs, has reportedly been hospitalized in Florida. RELATED: Wayment! Diddy Returns To Instagram With THIS Post (WATCH) More Details On The Hospitalization Of Diddy’s Mother, Janice Combs According to TMZ, Janice was “rushed to the hospital” on Wednesday, July 10. The 83-year-old reportedly complained about experiencing pain and “discomfort” in her chest, “sources close to Diddy” allegedly told the outlet. At this time,…

Spill The Tea, Sis! Meagan Good Reveals How She Met & Started Dating Jonathan Majors (Video)

Meagan Good has finally spilled the tea on how she met and started dating Jonathan Majors. RELATED: Jonathan Majors & Meagan Good Reportedly Get Emotional While Speaking About Marriage & His Domestic Assault Trial Meagan Good Reveals How She Met Jonathan Majors On Wednesday, July 10, PEOPLE published an exclusive interview with Good via YouTube. About six minutes into the interview, Good explained that she “didn’t…

Police dismiss corporal who rejected transfer

The Nigeria Police has dismissed Corporal Buba Adamu for refusing to report to his new station in Kaduna, where he was transferred from Cross River Command nine years ago. The corporal was said to have promoted himself to the rank of superintendent and operated illegal activities in the Cross River Command. The spokesperson of the command, SP Irene Ugbo, made this disclosure at a press…

LG autonomy: Anyone against Supreme Court judgement enemy of Nigeria – Onjey

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Daniel Onjeh, has commended the seven-man panel of the Supreme Court of Nigeria led by Justice Emmanuel Agim. This comes after the landmark judgement of the apex court that affirmed the full autonomy of local governments in Nigeria. Comrade Onjeh, the candidate of the APC for the Benue South Senatorial District in the 2023 General Elections…

Cattle prod electrocutions, rape and ‘demonic’ punishments from gangsters & terrorists… inside Dubai’s hellhole prisons

ELECTROCUTION, rape and terrorist cell mates – jail life in Dubai is truly a brutal existence. Prisons in the United Arab Emirates’ ‘playground for the rich’ are notorious for their abhorrent conditions, with former inmates claiming overcrowded cells are “the most disgusting place you can imagine”, with no toilet facilities, showers and lice-ridden mattresses. PA Irish air hostess Tori Towey was threatened with jail after…

Jay Slater’s furious dad blasts conspiracy trolls and demands they join ‘vast’ search themselves before passing comment

JAY Slater’s dad has blasted conspiracy theorists and told them to search on the ground themselves before jumping to conclusions. Warren, 58, vowed today he would not stop scouring the vast Masca ravine in northwest Tenerife for his 19-year-old son. Ian Whittaker Jay’s dad Warren Slater has called for more help to be flown out for the search[/caption] Ian Whittaker Jay Slater’s dad Warren, and…

My wife and I sold our home in Texas and started traveling the world with our 4-year-old to find a...

Jimmy, Brooke, and Isla Sweeney are traveling the world together to find their dream home. Courtesy of Jimmy Sweeney Jimmy and Brooke Sweeney decided to leave Fort Worth, Texas, with their 4-year-old daughter, Isla. They’ve been traveling the world to find a home that fits their lifestyle since June 2023. They have visited 29 countries so far and spend an average of less than $200…

Walmart just showed off its new AI-powered warehouses — take a look inside

The exterior of a recently completed grocery distribution center in Lancaster, Texas. Walmart Walmart is America’s grocery king, selling more food than the next two largest companies combined. The retailer is leaning heavily into AI to get perishable foods to store shelves even faster. Take a look inside one of Walmart’s state-of-the-art distribution centers for perishable goods. Walmart is the biggest grocery store in the…

Inflation unexpectedly falls to 3% in June

Inflation cooled more than expected in June, a welcome sign for the Federal Reserve even as prices remained uncomfortably high for millions of Americans. The Labor Department on Thursday said that the consumer price index (CPI), a broad measure of how much everyday goods like gasoline, groceries and rent cost, dropped 0.1% in June from the previous month. Prices remain up 3% from the same…

Costco hiking membership fees for first time in 7 years

It will soon cost more to be a part of the club. On Wednesday, Costco Wholesale announced plans to increase annual membership fees by $5 to $10 in the U.S. and Canada, effective Sept. 1. It is the first time in seven years the retail giant has done so. The annual fee, last raised in June 2017, would increase by $5 to $65 for “gold…

10 volunteer opportunities to take advantage of this summer

School’s out for summer! This means students of all ages have some time off from learning and more time to participate in other things.  Summer is the perfect time to volunteer. With so many unique volunteering opportunities, there is sure to be something that fits your interests.  In addition to helping better the lives of others, volunteering can also be a great opportunity to explore…