Persian Gulf, Dubai experience life-threatening heat indexes above 140

The heat and humidity in the Persian Gulf region have soared to nearly intolerable levels this week, and there’s little relief in sight. Some locations have seen the heat index, or how it feels when factoring in the humidity, reach 140 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit, fueled by an intense heat dome, the warmest water temperatures … Read more

Bob Newhart Dead at 94

Bob Newhart — an absolute legend of stand-up comedy, TV and film — has died. Bob passed away Thursday at his Los Angeles home after a series of brief illnesses, according to his longtime rep. He’s perhaps best known for his deadpan delivery, and his 2 successful sitcoms — “The Bob Newhart Show” came first … Read more

Netflix (NFLX) earnings Q2 2024

The Netflix logo is displayed above its corporate offices on January 24, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.  Mario Tama | Getty Images Netflix reported earnings after the bell. Here are the results. Earnings per share: $4.88 vs $4.74 per share expected by LSEGRevenue: $9.56 billion vs.9.53 billion expected by LSEGTotal memberships: 274.4 million paid memberships expected, according … Read more

The Acolyte’s first season made Star Wars’ dark past feel like a bright future

Though Disney Plus’ older Star Wars series have sometimes been fantastic, recent seasons of shows like The Mandalorian and Ahsoka have felt like the products of a franchise unsure of how it wants to move forward. As another show set in Star Wars’ past, Leslye Headland’s The Acolyte seemed like it might similarly wind up … Read more

Kim Kardashian suffers injury ‘more painful than childbirth’

Kim Kardashian suffers injury ‘more painful than childbirth’  Kim Kardashian just testified she has endured suffering “more painful than childbirth.” In the latest episode of the reality TV series, The Kardashians, the 43-year-old told a producer about her injury when the bandages on her finger were addressed. The Skims co-founder revealed that she sustained the … Read more

Alec Baldwin plans to sue Santa Fe prosecutor, sheriff over ‘Rust’ shooting trial

Alec Baldwin’s legal team has signaled its intention to sue a Santa Fe sheriff and prosecutor after it was revealed they withheld evidence during his trial for the on-set shooting death of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. In a pair of preservation notices obtained by Rolling Stone, lawyers for Baldwin warned Santa Fe prosecutor Kari Morrissey … Read more

Why it made sense for an online community college to raise venture capital

When Tade Oyerinde first set out to fundraise for his startup, Campus, a fully-accredited online community college, it was incredibly difficult. VCs have backed for-profit education companies in the past, including Coursera and Udacity, but backing a more traditional two-year college is different. Plus, he was looking for funds a few years ago when higher … Read more

Renee Zellweger Gets Support From Longtime Love Ant Anstead on Set of ‘Bridget Jones 4′ | Ant Anstead, Bridget Jones, Movies, Nico Parker, Renee Zellweger | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Renee Zellweger got a very special visit on the set of Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy. The 55-year-old actress is filming the long-awaited fourth movie in the franchise in London, England. On Thursday (July 18), she was joined by longtime love Ant Anstead. The latest scene that the cast is working on involves a … Read more

Dubai Princess Appears to Divorce Husband in Instagram Post

Sheikha Mahra, daughter of the current ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, posted on Instagram on Wednesday seemingly announcing her divorce from her husband. The post from Princess Sheikha Mahra bint Mihammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s verified Instagram account says she is ending her marriage:  “Dear Husband, As you are … Read more