Adele says she’s hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ on October 24

Singer Adele has confirmed that she will host “Saturday Night Live” on October 24. It will be almost 12 years to the day since she last appeared on the NBC show, Adele wrote on Instagram, crediting the appearance with launching her career in the US. “Bloooooody hellllll I’m so excited about this!! And also absolutely…MORE

China’s economy is the envy of the world

China’s economy expanded by 4.9% in the third quarter compared to the previous year, according to government data published Monday, showing the rest of the world what’s possible when Covid-19 is brought under control. The pace of growth was a tad slower than economists had expected. But there were plenty of signs of strength, with…MORE

Netflix had a great 2020. But 2021 could be rough

Hollywood has had a disastrous 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic leaving the entertainment industry reeling. But Hollywood’s loss is Netflix’s gain. Netflix thrived in 2020 as people were stuck at home during the global health crisis. The company posted colossal subscriber gains over the past two quarters, which helped drive its stock up nearly 70%…MORE

China’s economic recovery gains even more momentum

China’s economy is picking up steam as the country continues to dig its way out of the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s second largest economy expanded 4.9% in the July-to-September quarter compared to a year ago, according to government statistics released Monday. The pace was quicker than the 3.2% increase that China…MORE

Time correspondent: American voters are plagued by a ‘nation of misinformation’

Misinformation has claimed the spotlight yet again ahead of the 2020 election. So much so that many American voters seem to care less and less what’s proven to be fact or false, Time Magazine national correspondent Charlotte Alter says. On Sunday’s broadcast of “Reliable Sources,” Alter told CNN’s Brian Stelter that a number of voters…MORE

The anatomy of the New York Post’s dubious Hunter Biden story

Last week, the New York Post published a dubious story about Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden. The Post story claims Hunter Biden helped arrange a meeting between Joe Biden and an executive at a Ukrainian energy company Burisma in April 2015. The series of stories contained…MORE

American Airlines plans to return the 737 Max to service in December

American Airlines is planning to return the Boeing 737 Max to service for passenger flights by the end of the year. The return-to-service dates are “highly dependent” on recertification from the Federal Aviation Administration, the airline said on Sunday. The Max has been grounded worldwide since March 2019 following two crashes that killed 364 people.…MORE

Covid-19 vaccine company under federal investigation after allegedly misrepresenting its role in government program Operation Warp Speed

California biotech company Vaxart, which is working on a Covid-19 vaccine, is under federal investigation and is being sued by a number of investors for allegedly exaggerating its involvement in the US government’s Operation Warp Speed program for developing Covid-19 vaccines and treatments. Vaxart stated in an October 14 Securities and Exchange Commission filing that…MORE

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