Quick Glance: Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Passes Away at 100
- He played a pivotal role in ending the Vietnam War and opening up relations with China.
- Kissinger is the only American to have negotiated directly with every Chinese leader from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping.
Quick Glance: Elon Musk attacks X advertisers
- Elon Musk speaks in an interview at the DealBook Summit.
- The billionaire apologized for a potentially antisemitic post.
- In an interview with the BBC in April, Musk expressed optimism about the return of advertisers.
At Rosalynn Carter's memorial service Tuesday, her grandson Jason thanked the "remarkable sisterhood" — a rare gathering of all five current or ... Show more
Quick Glance: Rosalynn Carter's Funeral in Hometown
- Funeral held at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia
- Pastor Tony Lowden highlights her global humanitarian work
- Jimmy Carter leaves hospice to attend the memorial service
- Family and friends share affectionate stories and anecdotes
Quick Glance: Christopher Nolan Praises Zack Snyder's 'Watchmen'
- Christopher Nolan praises Zack Snyder's 'Watchmen' for pushing the boundaries of superhero films.
- Nolan calls the film 'ahead of its time', especially compared to Marvel's 'Avengers'.
- Snyder discusses 'Justice League' and emphasizes his deep commitment to the Snyder Cut.
- Snyder considers adapting 'Elektra Lives Again' or 'The Dark Knight Returns' within the 'Daredevil' or 'The Dark Knight' universe.
Quick Glance: The Reality of Homeownership in Florida
- Homeownership in Florida presents unique challenges.
- Florida is a hot state with sleepy beach towns and retirement communities.
- Florida was named the fastest-growing state in 2022.
- Prospective buyers should be aware of the challenges of homeownership in the land of eternal summer.
Quick Glance: OU Football Hires Seth Littrell and Joe Jon Finley as Co-Offensive Coordinators, Report Says
- Seth Littrell, former Sooners player and previous offensive analyst under Venables, will serve as co-offensive coordinator alongside OU tight ends coach Joe Jon Finley, according to a report on Tuesday night from Sooner Scoop.
- Littrell will replace Jeff Lebby, who was appointed head coach of Mississippi State after two seasons as OU's offensive coordinator.
- Before joining Venables' staff, Littrell spent seven seasons as head coach of North Texas and had previous stints as offensive coordinator at other universities, including North Carolina, Indiana, and Arizona.
- His coaching career began in 2011 at the high school level before moving to various positions at different universities in the following years, finally joining the OU team in 2021.
Quick Glance: Comer Rejects Public Hearing for Hunter Biden
- Comer stated that Democrats would be 'yelling and screaming' at a public hearing with Hunter Biden.
- Over 10,000 pages of documents regarding Hunter Biden’s financial transactions with enemies worldwide have been obtained.
- Hunter Biden's attorney proposed a public hearing in response to a subpoena but was denied.
- Comer denied the request to make the December testimony public but offered to do so after the private deposition.
Quick Glance: Koch Group Backs Haley's 2024 Presidential Run
- Conservative political network led by Charles Koch endorses Nikki Haley for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
- Group prioritizes defeating Donald Trump in the Republican primaries, believing he would lose to President Joe Biden.
- Koch-affiliated Super PAC, Americans for Prosperity Action, will support Haley with campaign funds and thousands of staffers nationwide.
- Internal group polls show Haley in the best position to defeat Trump in the Republican primaries.
BREAKING: A lawyer for Donald Trump told investigators that she warned the former president that not complying with a subpoena to return all classified ... Show more
Quick Glance: Trump Warned: Comply or Face Criminal Charges
- Attorney Jennifer Little warned Trump of potential criminal charges if he failed to comply with a subpoena for classified documents at Mar-a-Lago.
- Special counsel Jack Smith accused Trump of knowingly violating the law by hiding over 100 classified documents and submitting a false certification to the FBI.
- Another attorney, Evan Corcoran, also emphasized the importance of complying with the subpoena, warning that authorities might search the Mar-a-Lago estate if Trump didn't comply.
- Little tried to impress upon Trump the seriousness of the situation and emphasized the difference between the Justice Department's subpoena and previous demands from the National Archives.
Quick Glance: Mark Cuban Sells Majority Stake of Dallas Mavericks to Adelson Family
- Cuban retains ownership in the team and will oversee basketball operations.
- Adelson plans to sell $2 billion worth of Las Vegas Sands stock, approximately 10% of her stake.
- The Adelson family holds the largest share in Las Vegas Sands.
- Las Vegas Sands intends to utilize the proceeds from the stock sale for the acquisition of a majority interest in a professional sports franchise.
Quick Glance: Tesla files lawsuit against Sweden over strikes
- IF Metall Stockholms län chairman Emma Hansson supports strike
- Tesla sues Transport Agency for unfair treatment
- 130 staff at Tesla repair shops demand better working conditions
- Eight other unions target Tesla in sympathy with the repair workers
Quick Glance: US Thwarts Alleged Assassination Plot in New York
- An Indian national, Nikhil Gupta, was charged in connection with the plot.
- According to the indictment, he was allegedly instructed by an Indian government employee.
- The alleged target was not named in the indictment.
- The White House discussed the alleged plot with the Indian government at the highest levels.
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Quick Glance: Brookside Actor Dean Sullivan Passes Away at 68
- Sullivan played Jimmy Corkhill in Brookside from 1986 to 2003, becoming the longest-serving cast member and a British soap icon.
- Born and educated in Liverpool, Sullivan starred in Brookside during its peak, regularly drawing audiences of eight million.
- In 2003, Sullivan won the British Soap Award for outstanding achievement for his 17-year role as Jimmy in the Mersey TV soap.
- Jimmy was Brookside's longest-serving character, with Sullivan filming more episodes than any other actor.
Quick Glance: The Loss of Charlie Munger
- Renowned billionaire Charlie Munger has passed away at the age of 99.
- His death was officially announced by Berkshire Hathaway.
- As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger was a pivotal figure for the company.
- His legacy leaves a lasting impact on the world of investments.
Quick Glance: US Military Aircraft Crashes in Sea off Japan, Crew's Condition Unknown
- A US military aircraft with eight people onboard crashed into the sea off the western coast of Japan, with three people found but their condition unknown.
- The coast guard dispatched patrol boats and aircraft to the crash site of the tilt-rotor V-22 Osprey off the island of Yakushima.
- The crash occurred near the island's airport, where another Osprey successfully landed.
- The aircraft disappeared from radar at 2:40 p.m. local time, said Japan Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno.
Two Republican county supervisors in Arizona have been indicted for stalling ...
Quick Glance: Charges Filed Against Arizona Officials for Election Interference
- Indictment accuses two Cochise County supervisors of meddling with the state vote count.
- Election conspiracy theories rampant in the county.
- Peggy Judd and Tom Crosby pushed for a manual vote recount in heavily Republican Cochise County, Arizona.
- Two Arizona Republican county supervisors indicted for felony charges related to delaying the 2022 election results certification.
President Joe Biden will try to turn congresswoman Lauren Boebert of ...
Quick Glance: Biden Calls Out Boebert as Leader of 'MAGA Movement' in Colorado
- Biden singles out Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) as a leader of the 'MAGA movement' during his visit to her congressional district.
- Biden visits wind tower manufacturer CS Wind in Pueblo, Colo., emphasizing Boebert's role in the 'MAGA movement'.
- Biden mentions Boebert as one of the leaders of the extreme 'MAGA movement' and highlights her voting record against the IRA.
- Biden joins CS Wind workers on stage, emphasizing the positive impact of the company on the population, including in Boebert's district.
Quick Glance: The Costliest Cities of 2023
- Two cities, one in Asia and one in Europe, are the priciest in the world.
- The global cost of living crisis is ongoing.
- The average cost of living rose by 7.4% according to the annual Worldwide Cost of Living Index.
- The survey for the 2023 Worldwide Cost of Living compared prices of 200 products and services in 173 major cities.
It’s her, hi — Taylor Swift is Spotify’s 2023 most-played artist. According to Spotify Wrapped, Swift was 2023's most-streamed artist globally ... Show more
Quick Glance: Taylor Swift Triumphs on Spotify in 2023
- Taylor Swift, captivating on stage.
- Over 26 billion streams on Spotify by Swift in 2023.
- First female artist at the top spot since 2015.
- Complex calculation of streaming data and listening habits in the Wrapped campaign.
Quick Glance: GM Announces $10 Billion Stock Buyback and Dividend Increase
- GM plans to raise the quarterly dividend next year by 33% to 12 cents per share; launch an accelerated $10 billion repurchase program; and reinstate its 2023 forecast to include an estimated EBIT-adjusted impact from six weeks of U.S. labor strikes.
- GM CEO Mary Barra stated that the company is finalizing a budget for next year to fully offset the additional costs of new labor agreements.
- Net income for stockholders of $9.1 billion to $9.7 billion, compared to a previous outlook of $9.3 billion to $10.7 billion.
- Adjusted earnings per share of approximately $7.20 to $7.70 including the stock buyback, compared to the previous outlook of $7.15 to $8.15.
Quick Glance: Is North Korea Monitoring the White House?
- Image shows Kim Jong Un with his daughter and scientists who worked on the satellite launch.
- State media reports list the White House, Pentagon, and air force bases as targets, but doubts remain about the functionality of the North's satellite.
- The North has not released the pictures it claims to be receiving, and experts point out the country's history of lying.
- The US, South Korea, and Japan confirm the satellite's orbit, but there are doubts about its actual functionality.
Quick Glance: Israel to Investigate Hamas Report on Kidnapped Baby's Death
- Israeli army to verify Hamas claim of three hostages, including a baby, dying in Israeli airstrikes.
- Hostages' family demanded immediate release and appealed.
- German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visiting Qatar to discuss hostages.
Quick Glance: Google and Canada Reach Agreement to Prevent News Ban
- Google commits to retaining links to news in Canada to comply with the Online News Act.
- Meta is already blocking news on its platforms due to the law.
- The law targets payment agreements between tech companies like Google and news outlets.
- An annual payment of C$100m to news outlets has been agreed upon.
Quick Glance: Machine Gun Kelly Offers Travis Kelce $500K for Team Swap
- Machine Gun Kelly offers Travis Kelce $500K to play for the Cleveland Browns
- During a call on the Kelce brothers' New Heights podcast, Machine Gun Kelly said he'd offer 'everyday breakfast and coffee delivery from my restaurant'
- Kelly also promised $500,000 upon arrival and a donation to their high schools, as well as daily breakfast and coffee from his restaurant
- Travis Kelce admitted that the idea of playing for the Cleveland Browns was his original dream
Quick Glance: Joe Flacco as First-Team Quarterback for Browns Amid Uncertainty
- The Browns may turn to their fourth quarterback of the season and consider a former world champion.
- Joe Flacco is taking reps as the first-team quarterback for Cleveland, as reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN.
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