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Sunday, October 25, 2020

US pre-election voting surpasses all 2016 early ballots

Pre-election voting for the November election has surpassed all 2016 early ballots cast with 9 days left until Election Day.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/politics/pre-election-voting-surpasses-2016-early-ballots/index.html

Hilary Duff announces she's pregnant with her third child

"Lol quarantine was fun," Hilary Duff's husband Matthew Koma said in announcing the couple's pregnancy.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/entertainment/hilary-duff-pregnant-trnd/index.html

Dunkin' Brands in talks to go private

Dunkin Brands', the parent company of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins, is in "preliminary discussions" to be acquired by private equity-backed Inspire Brands.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/business/dunkin-brands-acquisition-talks-inspire-brands/index.html

Rapper Silentó, known for the Nae Nae dance, arrested for speeding in Atlanta

Rapper Silentó, best known for the hit single "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)," was arrested in Atlanta this weekend after driving 143 mph in a 65-mph zone, according to a DeKalb County Police Department incident report.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/entertainment/rapper-silento-arrested-speeding-atlanta-trnd/index.html

Drake teases next album name and release date

Drake has announced a new studio album called "Certified Lover Boy" for release in January 2021.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/entertainment/drake-certified-lover-boy-trnd/index.html

Saturday, October 24, 2020

No matter who wins the US election, the world's 'fake news' problem is here to stay

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were in high spirits, smirking and jovial, when they appeared in front of the press corps at the annual G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, in 2019.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/world/trump-fake-news-legacy-intl/index.html

The newspaper that gave Black Britain a megaphone

When clashes between residents and police erupted onto the streets of Brixton in 1981, in the heart of London's African-Caribbean community, the British press largely told one side of the story.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/media/the-voice-newspaper-black-history-month/index.html

Why this will be the hottest airplane seat in 2021

Premium economy. The two words might seem a weird combination in airline terms, since it's a rare airline where economy seats feel premi...