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FCC commissioner hits Biden admin for $42 billion in unspent high speed internet funds

The senior Republican on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is blaming the Biden administration for a lack of high-speed internet projects that were approved under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, comparing the situation to the dearth of electric vehicle charging stations that were also supposed to be built with the funds. “In 2021, the Biden Administration got $42.45 billion from Congress to deploy high-speed…

Hollywood Arby’s shutters doors after more than 5 decades in business following minimum wage hike

Hungry people strolling down Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard may find themselves wondering who has the meats after Arby’s closed its long-standing location after more than five decades in business. The fast food joint’s iconic cowboy hat sign was captured by FOX 11’s SkyFOX camera on Tuesday reading, “Farewell Hollywood. TY for 55 great years.”  The restaurant near Bronson Avenue closed on Saturday, according to local reports. …

Hiker found dead in Grand Canyon after camping overnight

A hiker was found dead after camping overnight at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, park officials say.  The 41-year-old male, who has not been publicly identified, was discovered “unresponsive” along the Bright Angel Trail just east of the Pipe Creek River Resthouse on Sunday morning, according to the National Park Service (NPS).  “All attempts by bystanders and National Park Service personnel to resuscitate the individual…

Kansas lawmakers approve big measure in hopes of luring Chiefs, Royals

In the “Games of Thrones” series, a handful of political powerbrokers attempt to gain control of the Seven Kingdoms and reign over the world known as Westeros. In real life, Kansas lawmakers made a major move Tuesday to gain access to the Chiefs Kingdom. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Kansas legislators approved a plan for luring the Kansas City Chiefs and the…

You’ll need a new smart lock if you want Apple Home to ‘magically’ unlock your door

Existing Home Key-capable smart locks like this Aqara lock won’t work with the new hands-free unlock feature for Apple Home. | Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Last week, Apple announced it’s bringing hands-free unlocking for smart locks to Apple Home when iOS 18 arrives this fall. The new capability leverages the U1 ultra wideband (UWB) chip in many iPhones and Apple Watches…

Paul Mescal’s ‘Gladiator 2’ Rocks CineEurope With Epic New Footage as Paramount Execs Tease the ‘Biggest Action Sequences Ever Put...

While the seemingly never-ending saga over Paramount’s future ownership may be still rumbling on, the studio didn’t hold back when it came to putting on a grand spectacle at the 2024 CineEurope trade show. “Gladiator 2” was — unsurprisingly — the main event of Paramount’s slate presentation in Barcelona. Ridley Scott’s return to Ancient Rome after almost […] Go to Source

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe Relaunching ‘A Touch More’ Podcast With Vox Media

Celebrity athlete couple Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe are teaming with Vox Media to relaunch and expand their podcast “A Touch More Live” and sports and pop-culture podcast. New episodes of “A Touch More Live,” which Bird and Rapinoe started as an Instagram Live series during the COVID pandemic, will premiere later this summer (with […] Go to Source

UK probes HPE’s planned $14B Juniper Networks acquisition

The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has initiated a formal “phase 1” investigation into Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) planned acquisition of Juniper Networks. The CMA said it’s in the early stages of assessing whether the deal is likely to “result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

The essential guide to mirror sex

There’s nothing wrong with spending a bit of cash on fancy vibrators and complex sex-tech to boost our sex lives, but there’s one object that can really up the ante in the bedroom and there’s probably one already in your house, involving no money and little effort.  By now, you might have seen Bridgerton Season 3, Part 2… and (spoiler alert) a certain steamy scene…

‘A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms’: Here’s your first peek at new ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff

Game of Thrones may be a distant memory, but the Westeros train is still chugging gamely along. As well as House of the Dragon making a glorious (if disturbing) return to our lives, we’ve also got another spinoff officially in the works: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, based on George R.R. Martin’s novella The Hedge Knight, has now gone into production. SEE ALSO: A…

Putin: Russia, North Korea will protect each other under new partnership

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a new partnership this week, vowing to offer mutual aid and protection against their enemies. Details of the deal were not immediately clear, but the agreement could mark the strongest connection between the two countries since the end of the Cold War, The Associated Press reported. Putin described it as a “breakthrough document”…

Kinzinger on close Virginia race: ‘Would you rather have dysentery or the flu?’

Former Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) took aim at the two candidates in the GOP primary for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, saying that the choice between them is like choosing between “dysentery or the flu.” “Well, in my mind, it’s like, would you rather have dysentery or the flu? So, you know, you got to pick that out,” Kinziner, a CNN contributor, said Tuesday on “The…

Willie Mays, Possibly the Greatest Baseball Player of All-Time, Dead at 93

The world of sports has lost a true legend. On Tuesday night, we learned that former San Francisco Giants superstar Willie Mays had passed away earlier that day “among loved ones,” according to his son. Mays was 93 years old. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 24: Hall of famer Willie Mays is seen on the field before the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas…

Putin and Kim vow to aid each other if attacked

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a partnership that includes a vow of mutual aid if either country is attacked, during a Pyongyang summit on Wednesday that came as both face escalating standoffs with the west. Putin’s first visit to North Korea in 24 years comes amid growing concerns over an arms arrangement in which the country provides Moscow…

Man arrested after woman found dead in South Mackay

A man has been arrested after a woman was shot dead in Queensland. Police were called to Robb Place in South Mackay about 4.30pm today over reports the woman had been shot. Officers arrived to find her dead and a man with non-life-threatening injuries to his hand. READ MORE: ‘Referendum’ on energy looming after nuclear announcement A 31-year-old man was arrested about 7.45pm outside a…

EPL: Leicester reach agreement with Steve Cooper for new manager role

Leicester City have reached an agreement with Steve Cooper to become their new manager, Sky Sports reports. Cooper is now set to replace Enzo Maresca, who left the King Power Stadium to join Chelsea. The 44-year-old has been out of work since being sacked by Nottingham Forest last December. Meanwhile, Leicester City had interviewed former Brighton and Chelsea boss Graham Potter for the job, but…

Rivers Crisis: APC demands state of emergency says government, police helpless

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency following the political crisis in the state. The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party, Tony Okocha, made the call on Wednesday during a media briefing in Port Harcourt. According to Okocha, the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara and the police are now helpless in the lingering…

Everyone can see the jungle – but you have 20/20 vision & a high IQ if you can spot the...

WATCH the footage to see if you have a sky-high IQ and 20/20 vision by spotting the hidden tiger in a matter of seconds. Only a small amount of people with a keen eye for detail can find the tiger under all the leafy camouflage. Reddit Spot the tiger in under 12 seconds to test your IQ and eyesight[/caption] Challenge your mind and eyesight and…

Search for Jay Slater dramatically shifts AWAY from park where he vanished as Snapchat 1hr before his last call revealed

THE MAMMOTH search for missing Brit teenager Jay Slater has been moved to the other side of Tenerife. Mountain rescue have left the hills where Jay, 19, disappeared on Monday and are now scouring the south of the island. Jay Slater, 19, is still missing in Tenerife after disappearing on Monday The search in Tenerife continues today for the missing teen but has moved to…

17 celebrities who have left Los Angeles on where they moved and why they did it

(L-R) Sylvester Stallone, Amanda Seyfried, Matthew McConaughey. Getty More than 817,000 people moved out of California from 2021 to 2022, per most recent census data.  It’s not just regular people: Celebrities leave Los Angeles for places including Texas and Florida. Here are 17 celebrities who left LA — plus where they chose to move to and why.  California is the US state with the most…

Elon Musk really doesn’t want to live forever

Elon Musk. Steve Granitz/FilmMagic via Getty Images Elon Musk isn’t interested in living forever. In a recent interview, Musk said if people live too long they inhibit new ideas. Several tech leaders have been leveraging their wealth to fight the effects of aging. Unlike some of his contemporaries, Elon Musk isn’t interested in living forever. During an interview at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity…

Majority of US hotels are understaffed ahead of summer rush

Many vacationers headed to hotels this summer might not see the full array of services typically offered as staffing shortages have led to a domino effect in a lack of amenities. Those range from clean rooms to hotel dining. Although post-pandemic staffing has improved in the hotel industry each year, there are still positions unfilled. The National Hotel & Lodging Association says 76% of hotels…

Newsom seeks to restrict students’ cellphone use in schools: ‘Harming the mental health of our youth’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, announced Tuesday his pledge to restrict students’ smartphone use during the school day, pointing to statements from the Biden administration that social media harms the mental health of children. The decision comes after U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy urged Congress to require warning labels on social media platforms about their impact on young people, similar to the warning labels…

Tight Virginia GOP contest between Bob Good and John McGuire too close to call

The Republican primary race in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District between House Freedom Caucus Chairman Bob Good and state Sen. John McGuire was too close to call on Tuesday night. As of 11 p.m., 92% of the vote was called – with McGuire being up by just 300 votes. The race will now move to a recount for the GOP primary in the state’s reliably red…

Biffa Sues Scottish Ministers for £200m Over Failed Bottle Deposit Scheme

Biffa Waste Services Ltd has launched a legal case to reclaim approximately £200 million from Scottish ministers, citing significant losses from investing in the government’s aborted bottle recycling scheme. The company’s legal team has filed a case at the Court of Session, Scotland’s highest civil court, seeking to recover a £150 million loss incurred due to the collapse of the SNP and Greens’ flagship deposit…

Britons Curb Spending Despite Drop in Grocery Inflation, Reports Kantar

Britons have curtailed their supermarket shopping and traditional summer purchases due to recent poor weather, despite a further decline in grocery price inflation, according to a report by Kantar. In the four weeks to 9 June, supermarket prices were 2.1% higher than a year ago, down from May’s 2.4% inflation rate. This marks the 16th consecutive month of slowing price rises. Kantar noted that costs…