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Baldur’s Gate 3
Quick Glance: Baldur's Gate 3: Performance Upgrades for PC and PS5
- Next update to bring performance upgrades for PC and PS5, thanks to optimization for Xbox.
- Larian Studios' Michael Douse shares details on the upcoming Patch 5 changes.
- The update will also include other exciting changes besides performance improvements.
- Baldur's Gate 3 leads nominations for The Game Awards and recently won at the Golden Joystick Awards.
Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to announce the price, range, and other important specs for the ...
Tesla Cybertruck Launch Live
Quick Glance: Tesla Unveils Cybertruck for $61,000
- Elon Musk presented the futuristic electric vehicle in Austin and began delivering to buyers.
- The Cybertruck is priced at $61,000 to $100,000, depending on the model.
- Tesla showcased videos of the Cybertruck beating other vehicles in a towing competition and a race.
- Competition from Ford and Rivian has also increased with their own electric pickups.
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.'
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.
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.
Israel and Hamas stopped fighting for several days and dozens of hostages were ...
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.
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.
Christopher Nolan praised Zack Snyder's "Watchmen," calling the 2009 ...
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: Taylor Swift Supports Beyoncé at Renaissance Film Premiere in London
- TMZ reports that Swift traveled from Kansas City, Missouri, to London to support Beyoncé’s Renaissance film premiere today.
- Fan footage shows her posing on the red carpet ahead of official photos. Beyoncé and Swift had their first big moment supporting each other’s concert films.
- Swift gushed about Beyoncé’s attendance on October 12 and shared a video of them together in the theater. She also announced the release of her Eras tour film.
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.
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.
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: Dairy Billionaire Meets Privately with Alice Weidel
- Milk mogul Theo Müller confirms regular meetings with AfD leader Alice Weidel.
- Müller confirms first contact with AfD according to media report.
- Müller emphasizes no financial support for AfD personally or through his company.
- Weidel's spokesperson confirms no donations from Müller or his associates.
Quick Glance: Gaza Conflict: Israel Resumes Operations Against Hamas
- Israeli forces gather on the Gaza border
- Truce between Israel and Hamas appears to have expired
- Israeli defense system intercepts rocket from Gaza Strip
- Israel and Hamas prepare for resumption of operations
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.
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: 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.
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