Strong Winds Leave Tens Of Thousands Without Power In Southern California On Thanksgiving – Deadline

Blistering Santa Ana winds and very low humidity brought fire danger to Southern California on Thanksgiving and with that, pre-emptive power outages. As of 3 PM on Thursday, over 68,000 customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric in high-wind areas had their power shut off, ABC News reported. That included 15,556 … Read more

Cecily Strong Returns As Jeanine Pirro – Deadline

The Saturday Night Live cold open tackled a number of the week’s headlines — the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, Kevin McCarthy’s marathon floor speech, and Donald Trump’s rants — through the eyes of Judge Jeanine Pirro. Cecily Strong returned to play the Fox News personality, who hosts Justice with Jeanine, as she defended Rittenhouse, acquitted of … Read more

U.S. scientist says he’s found the real COVID patient zero, and “strong evidence” pandemic started at animal market

Washington — The first case of COVID-19 identified in Wuhan, China and presented as such by the World Health Organization was actually days later than previously believed and at an animal market, a top scientist said in the journal Science Thursday. Rather than the original patient being a man who had never been to the Wuhan … Read more

As Canada lifts international cruise ban, B.C. prepares for ‘very strong’ 2022 season

The federal government’s ban on international cruise ships has been lifted, providing some hope to residents of Canadian cities whose economies rely on tourism. The pandemic-related restriction ended Nov. 1, opening the doors to a busy season next year — even if Ottawa is still advising Canadians not to go cruising themselves. “Bookings for … Read more

Global 2021 Box Office Projected To Reach $21.6B After Strong October – Deadline

In mid-September, Gower Street Analytics projected global box office for 2021 would come in at $20.2B. The London-based film tech company has now increased its estimate to $21.6B, with the possibility of hitting a nice round $22B. The reason for the shift is primarily driven by the strong performance of October titles including China’s The … Read more

Strong Evidence That COVID-19 Is a Seasonal Infection – And We Need “Air Hygiene”

New research provides strong evidence that COVID-19 is a seasonal infection linked to low temperatures and humidity, much like seasonal influenza. A new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation, provides robust evidence that COVID-19 is a seasonal infection linked to low temperatures and humidity, much like … Read more

United Airlines earned $473 million in the third quarter as travel demand stayed strong.

United Airlines on Tuesday reported a $473 million profit for the three months ending in September, underscoring the resilience of air travel demand during the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The airline, which said it had $7.8 billion in operating revenue during the quarter, also expressed optimism about the coming months, noting … Read more

Mark Strong Says Night Out With Daniel Craig Cost Him A James Bond Role

British actor Mark Strong says he blew his shot at becoming a villain in the James Bond movie franchise after a night out boozing with future 007 star Daniel Craig. Strong was “quite cocky” about the prospect of landing a part in a Bond film starring Craig’s 007 predecessor, Pierce Brosnan, he said in an … Read more

Boy Meets World’s Rider Strong Says Cast Made ‘Totally Inappropriate’ Video for Wrap Party

“There’s probably a lot of the cast who wouldn’t really want that out there.” Rider Strong said the cast of “Boy Meets World” made a “totally inappropriate” video to view at their wrap party back in 2000. During an interview with US Weekly, the actor said he and his costar Will Friedle came up with … Read more