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Canada signs $30-million tourism funding agreement with Atlantic provinces

The federal government has signed a tourism funding agreement with the Atlantic provinces worth $30 million. A federal news release says the Atlantic Canada Agreement on Tourism is aimed at expanding year-round tourism to the region from domestic and international visitors. The agreement includes an $18-million investment from Ottawa through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency …

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‘That mug shot is No. 1’: Trump courts Black voters in S.C. with attacks on legal system

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — On the eve of the South Carolina primary, Donald Trump touted his record with Black voters and vowed to “fight for the Black community like you’ve never had anyone fight for you before.” “This is Joe Biden’s worst nightmare, a room of hundreds of proud Black Republicans,” Trump said during a …

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‘A Knight Of The Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight’: Everything We Know About The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel, Including Plot, Premiere Date & Whether George R.R. Martin Is Involved

In April 2023, HBO announced it had ordered another Game of Thrones prequel titled A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight. Ordered to series in April 2023, the prequel is based on novellas written by George R.R. Martin. During the Warner Bros. Discovery February, 2024 earnings call, CEO David Zaslov revealed the prequel is currently …

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What to Watch in the South Carolina G.O.P. Primary

South Carolina voters head to the polls on Saturday to cast ballots in a Republican presidential primary that could well determine the political fate of the state’s former governor, Nikki Haley, in her long-shot bid to derail former President Donald J. Trump’s march to the Republican nomination. Here is what to watch in the Palmetto …

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California socialite found guilty in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of young brothers

A Southern California socialite was found guilty Friday of murder and other charges in the hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers in a crosswalk more than three years ago. Authorities said Rebecca Grossman, wife of a prominent Los Angeles burn doctor, fatally struck Mark Iskander, 11, and brother Jacob, 8, while speeding behind a car …

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Pro-Peace Russian Politician Doesn’t Want to Repeat Navalny’s ‘Mistakes’

Russian presidential candidate Boris Nadezhdin said that he will not call on his supporters to rally against authorities’ decisions to bar him from the election next month, claiming that he learned from the “mistakes” made by now-deceased opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Speaking to independent Russian newspaper The Moscow Times, Nadezhdin said that calling for protests …

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Naruto live-action movie in the works from Shang-Chi director

The heyday of live-action anime adaptations continues unabated as the Naruto movie is finally moving forward. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Destin Daniel Cretton – director and co-writer of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – is on board to write and direct the live-action Naruto movie for Lionsgate. The movie will …

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Kim Kardashian Is Singlehandedly Bringing Back The Net Handbag

For better or for worse, fashion is cyclical — just take stock of all the trends that made a resurgence in the last couple of years. From all things Y2K (like whale tails, yoga pants, and UGG boots), to the cheugy trends of the 2010s (think: high-low dresses and peplums), the biggest fads of yesteryear …

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Bad Backs, Dodgy Knees: Old Men Take Over the Defense of Ukraine at the Second Anniversary

CHASIV YAR, Ukraine—In front of a small country house in eastern Ukraine, two gray-haired Ukrainian soldiers are tinkering with a worn-out dune buggy, their hands and faces covered in grime. The rickety contraption is powered by an engine ripped out of a Soviet-built Lada and wouldn’t look out of place on the set of a …

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N.R.A. Stung by Corruption Verdict Tied to Millions of Misspent Dollars

In a sweeping rebuke of the National Rifle Association, the nation’s most prominent gun rights group, a Manhattan jury ruled on Friday that its leaders had engaged in a yearslong pattern of financial misconduct and corruption. The jury, after a week of deliberations, found that the group’s former leader, Wayne LaPierre, had used N.R.A. funds …

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Google’s chaotic AI strategy leaves users bewildered

Google has made a mess of its artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, leaving many consumers baffled by the barrage of new names, products, and features released in recent weeks. The company’s chaotic approach threatens to undermine public trust in AI, and perhaps more importantly, Google itself. In the past few weeks alone, Google has unveiled a …

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