Profile picture of NBC News
BREAKING: Caitlin Clark has been drafted by the Indiana Fever with the first overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft. www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/wnba-draft-start-time-players-caitlin-clark-angel-reese-rcna147870
Quick Glance: Caitlin Clark's Eventful WNBA Draft Week
  • Caitlin Clark, the NCAA Division I all-time leading scorer, had a whirlwind week before the WNBA Draft, signaling just the beginning of her promising career.

  • From the national championship to "SNL" to the Empire State Building and the draft, Clark is celebrated as one of the most sought-after and scrutinized rookies in the WNBA.

  • After a series of events within eight days, including appearances on "Saturday Night Live", meetings, and honors, Clark looks forward to starting her professional career with the Indiana Fever.

  • With a 190 percent increase in ticket prices and a massive fan response upon her arrival at the Fever, Clark and the team have high hopes for a successful season and a return to the playoffs.
Profile picture of ZDF
Fee for Platform X: Musk: Anyone who is new should pay: Anyone who sets up a new account with X will have to pay in the future. Elon Musk wants to outsmart ...
zdf.de/nachrichten/wirtschaft/unternehmen/musk-x-gebuehr-100.html
Fee for Platform X: Musk: Anyone who is new should pay
Quick Glance: Musk: New X Users to Pay Fee
  • Elon Musk plans for new users of X to initially pay a fee to publish posts and exclude bots.

  • Introducing this fee is aimed at reducing the activity of automated bot accounts on the platform.

  • Tests in New Zealand and the Philippines, however, raised skepticism about the effectiveness of the fee, as it could lead to higher costs and spammers.

  • The introduction of fees for basic functions at X and the decline in advertising revenues since Musk's takeover have had negative impacts on the platform and the brands advertising there.
Profile picture of NBC News
Tesla will lay off more than 10% of global workforce: Read the Elon Musk memo: Tesla will lay off more than 10% of its global workforce, according to a memo sent ...
cnbc.com/2024/04/15/tesla-shares-dip-in-premarket-trade-on-global-layoff-reports.html
Tesla will lay off more than 10% of global workforce: Read the Elon Musk ...
Quick Glance: Tesla to Cut 14,000 Jobs, Elon Musk Aims for Lean Brand
  • Tesla is laying off more than 10% of its global workforce, equivalent to at least 14,000 roles, in response to slowing demand and price pressure.

  • Elon Musk announced the 'difficult decision' in a memo, mentioning that Tesla had experienced role and function duplications in certain areas due to rapid growth in recent years.

  • The job cuts follow a difficult start to the year for the electric carmaker, citing production problems caused by unforeseen factors and a decline in global demand.

  • Tesla recorded a gross profit margin of 17.6% in the fourth quarter, the lowest in over four years, attributed to repeated price cuts and increased competition in China.
Profile picture of New York Post
'Ted Lasso' star Hannah Waddingham calls out red carpet photographer for sexist remark: 'Don't be a d--k'
nypost.com/2024/04/15/entertainment/ted-lassos-hannah-waddingham-calls-out-photog-for-sexist-remark-on-red-carpet/
'Ted Lasso' star Hannah Waddingham calls out red carpet photographer for ...
Quick Glance: Hannah Waddingham Confronts Photographer for Sexist Remark
  • Hannah Waddingham slammed a male photographer during London’s prestigious Olivier Awards for asking her to show her leg.

  • The heated exchange didn’t affect Waddingham’s hosting duties, showcasing her resilience.

  • Waddingham’s telling-off went viral, earning praise for her strong stance against sexism.

  • The award-winning actress has a history of speaking out against derogatory remarks and has been commended for her courage and determination.
Profile picture of CNN.com
Live updates: Israel weighs response to Iran attack, delays Gaza city offensive: The Israeli war cabinet has reviewed military plans for a potential response to ...
cnn.com/middleeast/live-news/israel-hamas-war-gaza-news-04-16-24/
Live updates: Israel weighs response to Iran attack, delays Gaza city ...
Quick Glance: The Night Iran's Missile Show Rattled Israel
  • In Tehran, 'Operation True Promise' launched an unprecedented aerial assault on Israel.

  • The direct clash between powerful militaries showcased Israel's defense and Iran's display of power.

  • Despite minor damages and injuries, the question remains whether this attack signifies further escalation or the start of a war.

  • The missile and drone strikes resulted in minimal damage, with Israel and allies successfully intercepting most projectiles.
Profile picture of CNN.com
A controversial result at the Beijing Half Marathon is being re-examined by event organizers after three runners appeared to slow down ahead of the finish line ... Show more   www.cnn.com/2024/04/15/china/china-marathon-finish-line-uproar-intl-hnk-spt/
Quick Glance: Beijing Half Marathon under Controversy Investigation
  • Organisers are probing the Beijing half marathon following claims that three African athletes purposefully slowed down to let China's He Jie cross the finish line first.

  • He completed the race in 1 hour, 3 minutes, and 44 seconds, surpassing Kenya's Robert Keter and Willy Mnangat, and Ethiopia's Dejene Hailu, who all tied for second, a second behind the leader.

  • While an investigation is ongoing, none of the involved runners have issued a statement regarding the incident, although users on the Chinese social media platform Weibo have discussed the race and criticized the conclusion.

  • The Beijing Sports Bureau, responsible for sports in the city, stated that an investigation is in progress and the results will be disclosed once available.
Profile picture of CNN.com
Live updates: Trump New York hush money criminal trial: Jury selection will continue Tuesday in former President Donald Trump's New York hush money trial ...
cnn.com/politics/live-news/trump-hush-money-trial-04-16-24/
Live updates: Trump New York hush money criminal trial
Quick Glance: First Day of Trump's New York Hush Money Trial
  • Trump experiences a half-empty courtroom as he enters a Manhattan court for the first time as a defendant.

  • Jury selection proves challenging as many New Yorkers show bias.

  • Defense seeks delays, and Trump is accused of violating a gag order.

  • Judge disallows 'Access Hollywood' tape but allows actress to testify.
Profile picture of The Atlantic
Yesterday, George Stephanopoulos conducted a “skillful and revealing interview with New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu,” Peter Wehner writes ... Show more   www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2024/04/trump-willing-accomplice-chris-sununu/678076/
Quick Glance: N.H. Governor Supports Trump Despite Controversy
  • New Hampshire Republican Governor Chris Sununu stated his backing for former President Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election, despite acknowledging Trump's role in the Capitol insurrection of January 6, 2021.

  • Sununu emphasized that his support for Trump is more about the Republican administration and values rather than the individual candidate, expressing that a significant percentage of Americans favor Trump's return to the presidency.

  • Addressing the possibility of Trump facing legal challenges, Sununu highlighted the preference for focusing on substantial issues over legal matters in the Republican Party, accepting Trump as a symbol of the desired cultural change within the party.

  • When questioned about his personal stance on Trump, Sununu reiterated his alignment with the majority of Americans who continue to support Trump's presidential candidacy despite concerns over his past actions and potential legal issues.
Profile picture of Insider (news website)
A major Tesla exec has left Elon Musk's automaker amid job cuts: Drew Baglino, Tesla's senior vice president of powertrain and electrical engineering, is leaving ...
businessinsider.com/tesla-exec-baglino-left-after-18-years-layoffs-2024-4
A major Tesla exec has left Elon Musk's automaker amid job cuts
Quick Glance: Tesla: Layoffs and Elon Musk's Reality Check
  • Tesla is planning a major layoff to prepare for the future.

  • Elon Musk's grasp on reality is questioned as Tesla performs mediocre in the automotive industry.

  • Tesla experiences a decline in revenue margin compared to other automakers.

  • The success of Tesla's future depends on the implementation of autonomous driving technology.
Profile picture of CNN.com
Courtney Love thinks Taylor Swift is ‘not important’ and has some thoughts about Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey and Madonna, too
cnn.com/2024/04/16/entertainment/courtney-love-taylor-swift-beyonce/
Courtney Love thinks Taylor Swift is ‘not important’ and has some thoughts ...
Quick Glance: Rock Icon Criticizes Taylor Swift: 'Not Important'
  • Outspoken rock legend Courtney Love criticized Lana Del Rey, Madonna, and Taylor Swift in a new interview, stating that the latter is 'not important.'

  • Love expressed negative views on Taylor Swift, calling her 'not important' and uninteresting as an artist, despite potentially being a safe space for girls.

  • She also mentioned her ongoing feud with Madonna, dating back to their awkward encounter on MTV in 1995.

  • Furthermore, Love harshly criticized Lana Del Rey, suggesting she delay the release of her upcoming album 'Lasso' until 2031 due to perceived overexposure.
Profile picture of Time
Patrick Mahomes is our second 2024 TIME100 cover star. The Chiefs quarterback reflects on his latest Super Bowl-winning season ... Show more   time.com/6966732/patrick-mahomes-interview-time100-2024/
Profile picture of CNN.com
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex unveils first product from American Riviera Orchard: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has unveiled the first product from her new lifestyle ...
cnn.com/2024/04/16/style/american-riviera-orchard-first-product-scli-intl/
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex unveils first product from American Riviera ...
Quick Glance: Meghan Introduces Strawberry Jam in New Lifestyle Brand
  • Meghan Markle unveiled the first product from her brand 'American Riviera Orchard'.

  • Approximately 50 influencers and friends of the Duchess received a jar of strawberry jam from the brand.

  • The jar of jam came with a label displaying 'American Riviera Orchard' and 'Montecito'.

  • The lifestyle brand focuses on jams and includes various items in the trademark filing.
Profile picture of The New York Times
Copenhagen’s Old Stock Exchange Building Partly Collapses in Fire: The 17th-century building, one of the city’s best-known structures, was once the financial ...
nyti.ms/447T4GU
Copenhagen’s Old Stock Exchange Building Partly Collapses in Fire
Quick Glance: Historic Exchange in Copenhagen Destroyed by Devastating Fire
  • A fire broke out on Tuesday in the historic former exchange in Copenhagen as its tower was engulfed by flames and collapsed.

  • In the morning, the fire originated in the copper roof of the Old Stock Exchange. The 17th-century Børsen - one of the oldest buildings in the Danish capital - is now used as the headquarters of the Danish Chamber of Commerce.

  • The fire has spread across multiple floors of the monument and resulted in the collapse of its roof, as confirmed by local fire department chief Jakob Vedsted Andersen.

  • The Royal Life Guards, a military unit, deployed up to 90 members to cordon off the area around the building and secure valuables. Currently, there are no reports of injuries or fatalities, and the finance ministry has been evacuated.
Profile picture of Newsweek
"We have a Trump-hating judge... who shouldn't be on this case." Former President Donald Trump said Juan Merchan ... Show more
Profile picture of CNN.com
More than 150 people were arrested or taken into custody across the US as pro-Palestinian protesters blocked roads and one of the country’s most famous bridges ... Show more   edition.cnn.com/2024/04/16/us/pro-palestinian-protests-golden-gate-us-gaza-war/index.html
Quick Glance: Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators Block Major Bridges and Roads in US Cities
  • Pro-Palestinian demonstrators blocked the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the Interstate 880 in Oakland.

  • Roads were also blocked in Chicago and Eugene to protest against the war between Israel and Hamas.

  • The blockades resulted in arrests and traffic disruptions, but airport operations remained largely normal.

  • Protests also took place in New York and Seattle, leading to temporary road closures and arrests.
Profile picture of ABC News
Caitlin Clark, the University of Iowa star, was selected as the first overall pick for the 2024 WNBA draft Monday night by the Indiana Fever in New York ... Show more   visitlink.me:443/hsb1yr*variant_a-775%2Cabcn_mobileweb_article_ep-176*variant_b-814
Profile picture of NBC News
Fourth body recovered in Maryland bridge collapse: The body of a fourth victim in the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore last month has been ...
nbcnews.com/news/us-news/fourth-body-recovered-maryland-bridge-collapse-rcna147948
Fourth body recovered in Maryland bridge collapse
Quick Glance: Investigation of Key Bridge Incident
  • The FBI has initiated a criminal investigation focusing on the colossal container vessel that caused the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore last month.

  • Authorities are examining the sequence of events that led to the Dali, a 985-foot Singaporean ship, losing power as it departed from the Port of Baltimore and colliding with one of the bridge's support pillars.

  • Federal agents appeared to have boarded the ship on Monday morning to conduct a search.

  • President Biden and Maryland Governor Wes Moore (D) have expressed their commitment to hold accountable any entities potentially responsible for the bridge's destruction.
Profile picture of PC World
Windows PCs are now getting the free upgrade to Windows 11: Since November 2021, Microsoft has denied certain Windows 10 PCs the free upgrade to Windows 11 ...
pcworld.com/article/2304543/more-windows-pcs-are-now-getting-the-free-upgrade-to-windows-11-the-reason.html
Windows PCs are now getting the free upgrade to Windows 11
Profile picture of IGN
The Matrix and John Wick star Keanu Reeves is set to join Sonic the Hedgehog 3 as Shadow, the dark and gritty anti-hero teased in the titular Blue Blur's last ... Show more
Quick Glance: Keanu Reeves Takes on Role of Shadow in Sonic the Hedgehog 3
  • Reportedly, actor Keanu Reeves will be appearing in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 as Shadow, as per The Hollywood Reporter!

  • The appearance of Shadow at the end of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 excited fans, given his popularity since his debut in 2001.

  • Although Shadow's part in the movie was brief and he had no lines, it hints at closely following Shadow's story from Sonic Adventure 2 on Dreamcast in the Paramount film.

  • Currently, little is known about Shadow's role, but Reeves is expected to capture this dynamic effectively!
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Bucks Preparing to Open First Round Series vs. Pacers Without Giannis Antetokounmpo, per Report
si.com/nba/2024/04/16/giannis-antetokounmpo-injury-return-pacers
Bucks Preparing to Open First Round Series vs. Pacers Without Giannis ...
Profile picture of GulfNews
Sheikh Hamdan shares viral video of elephants enjoying the rain in DubaiThe Crown Prince of Dubai often shares photos and clips celebrating rainy weather in ... Show more
Quick Glance: Sheikh Hamdan Shares Impressive Video of Elephants in the Rain in Dubai
  • Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, surprised his 16.3 million followers on Instagram with a captivating video of elephants enjoying the rain in Dubai.

  • The short clip features five African elephants grazing on desert plants, with the Dubai skyline and overcast skies in the background.

  • The United Arab Emirates experienced heavy rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning this morning.

  • As per the National Center of Meteorology, cloudy skies and rain are predicted to continue until Wednesday afternoon.
Profile picture of ABC News
LATEST: The Manhattan district attorney's office has filed its formal request to hold former Pres. Trump in contempt over a series of recent social media posts ... Show more   abcnews.go.com/Site/fullpage/page-unavailable-61369435
Profile picture of USA Today
Watch as Steph Curry makes a young fan's dream come true when he sees him wearing his high school jersey. #sportskind
Profile picture of NBC News
Mike Johnson unveils plan to move Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan aid as separate bills this week
nbcnews.com/politics/congress/johnson-unveils-plan-move-israel-ukraine-taiwan-aid-separate-bills-wee-rcna147969
Mike Johnson unveils plan to move Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan aid as ...
Quick Glance: House Speaker Mike Johnson to Push for Aid to Israel and Ukraine
  • House Speaker Mike Johnson aims to advance aid for Israel and Ukraine this week to secure approval for a national security package.

  • Under political pressure, Johnson seeks support for Kyiv against Moscow's invasion and humanitarian aid for civilians in Ukraine and Gaza.

  • Despite internal Republican tensions, Johnson plans to package aid for Israel, Ukraine, and Asian allies for House approval.

  • While facing criticism from Trump and conservatives, Johnson navigates demands for urgent aid to Ukraine amid Russian aggression.
Profile picture of Time
Introducing our first 2024 TIME100 cover star: Dua Lipa. The pop star talked to TIME about her new album, her childhood in Kosovo ... Show more   time.com/6965325/dua-lipa-interview-time100-2024/
Profile picture of CBS Sports
Caitlin Clarks WNBA rookie contract numbers with Indiana Fever revealed: The Iowa superstar is on a fouryear deal as the No 1 overall pick
247sports.com/article/caitlin-clarks-wnba-rookie-contract-numbers-with-indiana-fever-revealed-230491500/
Caitlin Clarks WNBA rookie contract numbers with Indiana Fever revealed
Profile picture of CNN.com
China’s GDP grows 5.3% in the first quarter of 2024: China’s economy grew stronger than expected at the start of this year, partly thanks to robust factory ...
cnn.com/2024/04/15/business/china-q1-gdp-growth-intl-hnk/
China’s GDP grows 5.3% in the first quarter of 2024
Quick Glance: China's Economy Surprisingly Strong in Q1 2024
  • China's economy experienced stronger growth than anticipated in the first quarter of this year, primarily due to the thriving high-tech manufacturing sector.

  • In the initial quarter, industrial production saw a 6.1% increase compared to the previous year, driven by the flourishing high-tech industry. Notably, the manufacturing of 3D printing devices, electric vehicle charging stations, and electronic components surged by approximately 40% year-over-year.

  • A recent official report highlighted a rise in China's manufacturing purchasing managers' index during the first quarter, marking the first increase in six months. Moreover, the Caixin/S&P Manufacturing PMI, a privately conducted survey, achieved its highest level in over a year as foreign demand grew.

  • China's economy grew by 5.2% in 2023. Despite a significant improvement from the previous year, it still represented one of the country's weakest economic performances in more than thirty years.
Profile picture of The Spinoff
Confirmed: Stuff’s new 6pm bulletin to run on Three from July 6: The print news giant has beaten out NZME to create a 6pm bulletin to replace Newshub at Three ...
thespinoff.co.nz/business/16-04-2024/breaking-stuff-wins-race-to-replace-newshub-with-a-new-three-6pm-bulletin
Confirmed: Stuff’s new 6pm bulletin to run on Three from July 6
Profile picture of France 24
🇮🇱🇮🇷 #Israel is calling for international sanctions on #Iran 's missile programme and for the proscription of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist ... Show more
Profile picture of thedailybeast.com
Trump Can’t Stop Whining and It’s Only Day Two : The former president ranted and raved on Truth Social, then showed up at the Manhattan courthouse to rant and ...
thedailybeast.com/trump-cant-stop-whining-and-its-only-day-two
Trump Can’t Stop Whining and It’s Only Day Two
Profile picture of Reuters
A fire ripped through Copenhagen's Old Stock Exchange, one of the Danish capital's best-known buildings, engulfing its spire which collapsed in a scene ... Show more   reut.rs/3VX5YVV
Profile picture of Newsweek
Barron Trump Video Goes Viral Amid Graduation Drama: Former president Donald Trump may miss his son Barron's graduation because of his New York criminal trial.
newsweek.com/barron-trump-video-viral-graduation-donald-trump-1890781
Barron Trump Video Goes Viral Amid Graduation Drama
Profile picture of ZDF
Trump Trial: America's Most Important Casting: The first criminal trial against a former US president has begun. It is the only criminal case against Trump in ...
zdf.de/nachrichten/politik/ausland/donald-trump-strafprozess-jury-100.html
Trump Trial: America's Most Important Casting