Quick Glance: Henry Kissinger, Former US Secretary of State, Passes Away at 100
- He played a significant role in ending the Vietnam War, opening up relations with China, and bringing about the cessation of hostilities in the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
- His death quickly became a trend on the social media platform Weibo in China, where he enjoyed enduring popularity.
- Notably, Kissinger is the only American to have directly engaged with every Chinese leader from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping.
- Even after turning 100, Kissinger led an active life, including a surprise visit to Beijing in July to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, where the aged statesman was celebrated despite strained relations between China and the US.
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.
Aaron Rodgers will always keep himself in the spotlight: The New York Jets QB is not just anti-vaxx, he's also anti-sunscreen
After his confession that he had invented the alleged case of anti-Semitism in ...
"I'm disappointed as a person"
Quick Glance: Ofarim Admits False Accusation in Defamation Case
- Gil Ofarim drops bombshell with confession on the sixth day of the trial.
- Musician admits to lying about alleged antisemitic incident.
- Defamation and false accusation case closed after singer's confession.
- Ofarim deletes incriminating video and confesses to lying.
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.
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.
A person with knowledge of the talks says Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is working on a deal to sell a ...
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: Progress for FDA Approval of Drug to Extend Life of Large Dogs
- A new drug that could extend the lifespan of large dogs and help them age more healthily has taken a major step toward FDA approval.
- On average, larger dogs live for 8 to 12 years, compared to smaller dogs with a lifespan of 10 to 15 years.
- The drug LOY-001 is specifically designed for large and giant breed dogs and is intended to be administered every three to six months.
- FDA approval is based on data showing LOY-001's ability to reduce the growth hormone IGF-1 and its positive impact on the functional outcomes of dogs.
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: Flight Powered by Fat and Sugar Crosses Atlantic
- Virgin Atlantic tests sustainable fuel on London to New York flight
- Fuel made from waste fats and plant sugars emits 70% less carbon
- Experts see sustainable fuels as crucial for reducing aviation industry's carbon footprint
- Sustainable Aviation Fuels currently account for about 0.1% of airlines' fuel consumption
Carter family Pastor Tony Lowden delivered the eulogy at Rosalynn Carter's funeral service Wednesday. Former President Jimmy Carter ... 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
Around 300 wolves currently live in Switzerland - Soon there will likely be ...
After attacks on sheep
Quick Glance: Switzerland Authorizes Culling of 12 Wolf Packs
- Approximately 300 wolves currently inhabit Switzerland, a number that is expected to decrease significantly soon.
- In response to farmer complaints, the environmental authority has approved the culling of numerous animals in five cantons.
- The Federal Office for the Environment has granted requests from five cantons.
- In the canton of Valais, seven out of 13 packs with around 34 animals are authorized for culling.
Quick Glance: South Africa: Be a Messenger of Progress
- President Ramaphosa seeks supporters for South Africa.
- Encouragement to spread positive developments and transform the economy.
- Acknowledgment of colonialism and apartheid damage, focus on economic transformation.
- South Africans are urged to appreciate and spread the progress made over the last 30 years to create a deeper understanding.
Cardinal Peter Turkson is at odds with bishops in his country, who back a harsh anti-gay ...
Ghana Cardinal Peter Turkson
Quick Glance: Cardinal Peter Turkson: Addressing Homosexuality in Ghana
- Cardinal Peter Turkson's comments coincide with parliament discussing a bill imposing harsh penalties on LGBT people.
- His views contradict Ghanaian Roman Catholic bishops who deem homosexuality 'despicable'.
- In July, Ghanaian MPs backed measures in a proposed bill, still pending in parliament, making identifying as LGBT punishable by a three-year prison sentence.
- Advocates for LGBT rights could also face up to 10 years in jail.
Quick Glance: Verdict in Trial for Group Rape in Hamburg's Stadtpark
- Nine men convicted, mostly with suspended juvenile sentences
- Incident caused nationwide outrage three years ago
- One defendant received a non-suspended juvenile sentence
- DNA evidence as the only objective proof
Quick Glance: Sweden Backs Finland's Border Closure with Russia
- Sweden supports Finland's measures to protect the border with Russia and sees it as an attack by Russia on the EU.
- Hundreds of asylum seekers have arrived from Russia at border points between Russia and Finland in recent weeks.
- Some of the asylum seekers have had their claims rejected or withdrawn.
- Finland has already closed almost all border crossings with Russia and is prepared to close the last crossing if necessary.
The man, known as Bai L, worked for Yahya Jammeh's notorious "Junglers" group - and ...
Quick Glance: Groundbreaking Agreement Signed to Revive Dodo in Mauritius
- A groundbreaking agreement to revive the dodo in Mauritius
- The dodo, an extinct species from the 17th century
- Symbolizes the fight against species extinction
- Arrest of insurrectionists by Information minister Chernor Bah
Quick Glance: Rare Sumatran Rhino Calf Born in Indonesia
- A rare Sumatran rhino calf was born in Way Kambas National Park in Indonesia.
- The rhino is a welcome addition to a species that currently numbers fewer than 50 animals.
- It is the second rhino born in the country this year.
- The Indonesian government emphasizes its commitment to rhino conservation in Indonesia, especially for the Sumatran rhino.
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