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Reaction To Amanda Gorman's Inauguration Poem
During ET Canada Live, Roz Weston, Graeme O'Neil and Keshia Chante take a look at the celeb reaction to Amanda Gorman's Inauguration poem, including shoutouts from Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Lin Manuel Miranda.
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Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
China To Connect Tibet With High-Speed Bullet Trains Before July: Report
A 435-km rail link to the regional capital of Lhasa will run Fuxing high-speed trains powered by both internal-combustion and electricity, Lu Dongfu, board chairman of China Sta...
Space-Starved Singapore Builds Floating Solar Farms In Climate Fight
Singapore has pledged to halve its 2030 peak greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and achieve net zero emissions "as soon as viable" in the second half of the century.
China Exports Soar To Highest Level In Decades After COVID-19 Hit
Electronics and textile exports such as masks contributed to the spike in outbound shipments, as demand for work-from-home supplies and protective gear against the virus outbrea...
'A side of shares': Deliveroo to offer 50 million pounds of stock to customers
Deliveroo said shares worth 50 million pounds ($69 million) would be earmarked for customers in its upcoming flotation, with the offer branded “Great food with a side of shares”.
Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94
Bitcoin rose 4.18 % to $50,947.94 on Sunday, adding $2,043.31 to its previous close.
Global food prices continue to rise with poorest countries hit hardest
World food prices spiked for the ninth consecutive month to hit a six year-high in February, led by sugar and vegetable oils, according to data from the Food and Agriculture Org...
Luxury car marque Aston Martin to start making electric models in UK amid shift away from traditional vehicles – media
Aston Martin has vowed to build its electric cars in the UK from 2025, Executive Chairman Lawrence Stroll has revealed. The pledge comes in response to the British government’s ...
Destination unknown: Qantas offers ‘mystery flights’ for travel-hungry tourists amid border closures
As international borders remain shut due to Covid-19, Australian carrier Qantas offers those missing normal life the chance to get on a plane and go at least somewhere. However,...
Privacy-first browser Brave now has its own Google search rival
Google reigns supreme in search and browsers. Brave Search wants to change that – and put privacy front and centre
Flying taxi network in LA could take off soon
Archer co-CEO Adam Goldstein discusses getting flying taxis to the market by 2024.
Zoom continues to boom!
Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s rip-roaring ride resumed its meteoric trajectory Monday, with shares jumping as the company detailed the results of becoming a lifeline for thos...
Dutch Scientists Invent COVID-19 ‘Scream Test’
Usually in a traditional COVID-19 test, a cotton swab is inserted into the mouth or nasal cavity, after which it is passed over the throat and a person feels some discomfort dur...
World's oldest bird, Wisdom the albatross, hatches chick at the age of 70
Wisdom has hatched up to 36 chicks in her lifetime, experts claim.
Pentagon Assessing Its Networks for Possible Damage After Microsoft Breach, Spokesman Says
Earlier this week, Microsoft accused a Chinese hacking group known as "Hafnium" of breaching its Exchange Server email application. Microsoft had previously accused the company ...
George Floyd: "Gentle Giant" Who Became Symbol Of Fight Against Racism
The 46-year-old died of asphyxiation beneath the knee of a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, on May 25, 2020 in the US city of Minneapolis.
Twitter founder's auction of a tweet draws $2 million bid
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet at auction, with bidding Saturday reaching US$2 million in a sign of the appetite for virtual objects authenticated through b...
"Just Setting Up My Twttr": Twitter Founder's Auction Of First Tweet Gets $2 Million Bid
On Friday he posted a link to "Valuables @Cent," an online marketplace for tweets where, the site says, investors or collectors can "buy and sell tweets autographed by their cre...
Another View of the Paris Fashion Week Fall 2021 Collections
The few IRL shows happening this week in Paris will be small, socially distanced affairs—some outdoors, like Gabriela Hearst’s first show for Chloé.
Los Angeles school district requires students to use COVID app to enter campus
The long-awaited move comes as LAUSD is targeting an April 9 reopening of schools
What not to do when choosing a new kitchen – the 9 common mistakes to avoid
Don't let anything stand between you and your dream kitchen
Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her, Vietnam
Baby Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her
At least 30,000 US organizations, small businesses and government offices were victims of Microsoft Exchange hack
A purported Chinese hacking group exploited bugs in Microsoft's email software system to steal data from US organizations and agencies.
Prisoners in Tennessee were placed in the last group eligible for vaccines after an advisory panel said prioritizing them would be a PR 'nightmare'
The council noted the prisoners were high-risk for COVID-19 but feared a public backlash should they be given priority access to the vaccine.
Microsoft hack: White House warns of 'active threat' of email attack
The US is expressing growing concern over a hack on Microsoft's Exchange email software that the tech company has blamed on China.
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