Quick Glance: Jodie Foster: Superhero Movies Lasting Too Long
- Jodie Foster criticizes the lasting dominance of superhero movies and hopes for their end soon.
- Nevertheless, she admires movies like 'Iron Man', 'Black Panther', and 'The Matrix', emphasizing that this is not the reason for her acting career.
Safina Namukwaya used IVF treatment to conceive and gave birth via caesarean.
Quick Glance: 70-Year-Old Ugandan Woman Gives Birth to Twins
- In an interview with the Monitor, Ms. Namukwaya expressed her anticipation of a miracle happening on Wednesday.
- Carrying twins at her age was not something she had expected or planned.
- Her partner organized transport to the hospital after she expressed her inability to afford it.
- Feeling insulted for being childless, Ms. Namukwaya decided to get pregnant.
Warner Bros. Pictures released the trailer for 'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga ...
Quick Glance: 'Furiosa' Unveiled: Anya Taylor-Joy as Warrior in 'Mad Max' Prequel
- Anya Taylor-Joy transforms into a post-apocalyptic warrior for 'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,' the prequel to 'Mad Max: Fury Road.'
- Directed by George Miller, the film features Taylor-Joy as Furiosa, taking over from Charlize Theron.
- The highly anticipated movie follows Taylor-Joy's character from her upbringing in a peaceful place to her transformation into the fierce warrior seen in 'Fury Road.'
- 'Furiosa' is co-written by George Miller and Nick Lathouris, and Taylor-Joy impressed with her audition using a scene from 'Network.'
With the news that The Pogues’ frontman, lionised ...
Quick Glance: Pogues Frontman Shane MacGowan Passes Away at 65
- The frontman of The Pogues, Shane MacGowan, has passed away at the age of 65.
- In recent years, MacGowan had been battling various health issues and was recently treated for an infection in Dublin.
- Thanks to the 1987 hit Fairytale Of New York, the Irish star will forever be associated with the festive season.
- MacGowan was known as a punk rebel and for his excessive lifestyle, which also took a toll on his health.
Many of the sales team at Elon Musk's X reportedly resigned in the past month after getting bonuses.
Quick Glance: Twitter Successor X: Musk Insults Defecting Advertisers
- Elon Musk lashes out at major advertisers who have withdrawn from X.
- Musk warns that a boycott by advertisers will kill X (formerly Twitter).
- Musk emphasizes that he is not an antisemite and that the visit to Israel was unrelated to the controversy surrounding his X post.
South Africa has received a consignment of 450 gasoline generators donated by China to alleviate the country's severe power cuts. 📸: Getty Images t.co/7TOAMJgfsP
Quick Glance: Africa: 70-year-old Ugandan Gives Birth to Twins
- Safina Namukwaya became pregnant with twins after IVF treatment
- The Women's Hospital International and Fertility Centre in Kampala confirmed the birth
- China donated 450 gasoline generators to alleviate South Africa's power cuts
- The generators will be officially received by South Africa's Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Quick Glance: Uganda Secures Spot in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024
- Uganda secured their place in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in the USA and West Indies with a convincing win against Rwanda in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier.
- This will mark Uganda's debut in a senior ICC World Cup.
- They will be joining Namibia from the Africa qualifier in the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which will feature 20 teams for the first time ever.
- Zimbabwe will miss out for the second time in three editions after losing to both Namibia and Uganda.
Quick Glance: Jamie Lynn Spears leaves I'm A Celebrity in shocking exit
- Singer and actress Jamie Lynn Spears has left the Australian jungle camp for medical reasons.
- Last week, she threatened to quit after becoming emotional due to missing her children.
- On Monday, she informed her campmates that she has left the camp for medical reasons.
Quick Glance: Rand Paul Saves Choking Sen. Ernst with Heimlich Maneuver
- Rand Paul (R-Ky.) used the Heimlich maneuver to save Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) after she began choking at a Senate lunch.
- Ernst confirmed the incident in a post on X and criticized the Democrats' policies.
- The incident comes just over eight months after a member of Paul’s staff was attacked with a knife in Washington D.C.
The actor, famed for his role as drug dealer Jimmy Corkhill in ...
'British soap icon'
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.
Pope Francis on Thursday said he was suffering from a highly infectious and acute form of bronchitis that has ...
Quick Glance: Pope Cancels U.N. Climate Conference Trip
- The pope, soon to be 87, had to cancel his trip to Dubai for the U.N. climate conference on doctors' orders.
- On Sunday, the pope revealed his bout with lung inflammation but still planned to travel to Dubai as the first pontiff to address a U.N. climate conference.
- The Tuesday announcement marked the second time the pope's frail health had forced the cancellation of a foreign trip.
- Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni stated that Francis was recovering from the flu and respiratory tract inflammation that led to the cancellation of his audiences on Saturday.
Quick Glance: Google to Pay $100 Million Annually to Canadian News Publishers
- Canada and Google strike deal to keep news in search results.
- Google to pay C$100 million annually to news publishers in Canada.
- Canada's Online News Act requires large internet companies to share advertising revenue with news publishers.
- Facebook has already blocked news sharing in Canada while Google has reached an agreement.
Quick Glance: Congressman Accused of Fraud
- Image caption: George Santos has refused to resign despite a host of fraud and other allegations against him
- It is alleged that Mr Santos misused campaign funds and employed 'repeated dishonesty and deception' to gain a seat in Congress
- A spokesperson for his congressional office declined to comment on personal allegations
- Tiffany Bogosian, a lawyer who attended middle school with Mr Santos in Sunnyside, Queens, stated that he tried to please everyone from a young age
Quick Glance: WKYC Meteorologist Hollie Strano Charged with DUI After Summit County Crash
- Longtime WKYC Channel 3 meteorologist Hollie Strano charged with DUI after causing Thanksgiving crash in Summit County.
- Records from Cuyahoga Falls Mayor’s Court show Strano, a Lyndhurst native residing in Highland Heights, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.244 after the crash on Akron-Peninsula Road.
- Strano also charged with high blood-alcohol level and driving in marked lanes or continuous lines of traffic, according to records.
- Ian Friedman, Strano's lawyer, stated that she was 'thankfully' not injured in the crash.
Quick Glance: Disney Criticizes Former Marvel CEO
- Disney condemns the investor's activism, labeling it as driven by former Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter.
- Nelson Peltz is pushing forward with his fight for two seats on Walt Disney Co.'s board.
- Disney argues that Peltz's proxy fight was influenced by former Marvel Entertainment chair Ike Perlmutter's 'longstanding personal agenda' against Disney CEO Bob Iger.
- The dispute between Peltz and Disney began in late 2022 after Trian acquired over $800 million worth of Disney shares.
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