The CBS drama “Walker, Texas Ranger” — co-created by eventual Oscar-winner Paul Haggis and airing from 1993 to 2001 — was foundational to the myth of Chuck Norris. Sure, the actor had been in plenty of martial arts films before, but the idea of Norris as all-powerful that flourished in corny online jokes was nourished […]
On Thursday (21 January), Washington National Cathedral hosted Joe Biden’s inaugural prayer service, and it was the most “LGBT-inclusive in history”.
The HSJ reported that the north-east and Yorkshire will have its vaccine supply cut to help other regions catch up.
Israel, apartheid claims and roadblocks to peaceReaders respond to an editorial on the human rights group B’Tselem’s accusation that Israel is running an apartheid regime
Hope and inspiration at Joe Biden inaugurationFrank Paice reflects on Amanda Gorman’s powerful poem at the ceremony and Geoff Skinner wonders if the UK will also be brave enough to tackle racism. Plus Joan Furtado on why Trump should be happy
Facebook has referred its “indefinite” ban of Donald Trump to its oversight board, to check whether it should still stand. The independent board – which has been likened to a supreme court – makes binding decisions that Facebook says it cannot overrule. As such, Mr Trump’s ban could be reversed if the board decides it was undertaken wrongly.
Given the current macroeconomic conditions and Rio Tinto’s past, Jay Yao writes what he thinks management will do with the dividend in the coming years. The post What’s next for Rio Tinto’s dividend? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
The EHRC has not lost its independenceKishwer Falkner, chair of of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, writes in response to the ex-chair’s claim that the regulator is under pressure to support the government’s agenda
She’ll be back in (virtual) court on Monday
French President Emmanuel Macron has delivered a blunt message to university students that there would be no return to the traditional buzz of campus life before the start of the next academic year in September due to the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking during an exchange with undergraduates from Paris-Saclay University, Macron said: “I won’t lie to you. We are in a period of uncertainty.“The real difficulty that we have is that I can’t say to you how the pandemic will be in a fortnight and what restrictions it will mean.“Until the summer we’ll have to live with these limitations so the second term will be full of restrictions."What we’ve got to do is look forward to a return to normal at the start of the next academic year by which time I hope we will have slowed down what is happening.”Return to campusOn Wednesday, thousands of students took to streets in cities across France to complain about cancelled lectures and classes moving online.Student union leaders have complained that pupils are suffering from depression and loneliness due to lack of contact with other students as well as teachers.Macron, attempting to allay their concerns, said students should have the same rights as workers and should be able to physically attend classes once a week.“It’s a set up that will be quite complicated to manage," said Macron of the health protocols that will have to be established."I’m not saying it's easy but I have confidence in your managers and in the university presidents and their teams.MealsMacron also addressed the state of student financing with guarantees of two meals a day for the price of one euro a meal in university restaurants.Until now, the one-euro meal was only on to students receiving special grants.
Health correspondent Shaun Lintern warns ministers must level with the public about the challenges ahead
In an effort to continue to send the message that people in Ontario need to stay home, premier Doug Ford posted a video message on Thursday morning to get the message out in 22 languages.
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Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness reacted to Joe Biden’s inauguration in the most Jonathan Van Ness way.
Athleta (NYSE: GPS) announced today the expansion of extended sizing ("1X-3X" or sizes 18-26) to 350 styles across its collection. For Spring 2021, 70% of the Athleta collection will be available in sizes 1X-3X.
The redesigned small crossover was first shown off in mid-2020, and now it is on dealer lots with a starting price of $32,995.
Jabran Khan details two logistics-related stocks on his watchlist for 2021 amid a possible stock market rally. The post My 2021 best stocks to buy list: 2 to consider appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
From morning until primetime, Wednesday television was dominated by coverage of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with NBC and ABC leading the pack among the broadcast networks in early Nielsen Live+Same Day data. The Celebrating America special to honor the 46th President of the United States aired simultaneously across […]
Former US president was suspended indefinitely for breaking rules during Capitol riots on January 6.
The Estonian crashed heavily as reigning world champion last year but kept his car on the road this time as he finished the first 20.58km stage 3.0 seconds clear of Toyota's Kalle Rovanpera. Tanak added another 0.3 to his advantage in the second stage from Saint-Maurice to Saint-Bonnet. "We never started before in daylight and with consistent conditions," said Tanak.