The Pentagon Claims a Chinese Surveillance Balloon Has Been Floating Over the U.S. for Days

Photo: Andrey Pugachev (Shutterstock)Defense officials claim that a Chinese surveillance balloon has been drifting over the northern part of the United States for the past several days. The balloon is thought to have traveled over a number of different states where sensitive defense installations (read: nuclear silos) are located. On Thursday, local news outlets in

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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Scoring David Fincher’s ‘The Killer’

Reznor and Ross won their first of two Oscars working on Fincher’s “The Social Network.” Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Searchlight Pictures “Empire of Light” at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on December 01, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are getting back into the David

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Southern Africa: Namibian President Geingob Worried By Escalation of Tensions in eSwatini

PRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday expressed concern about the escalation of tensions in Eswatini, and reiterated his call for authorities in the kingdom to investigate the death of human rights and political activists Thulani Rudolf Maseko. Maseko, who was assassinated at his home in Mbabane a week ago, was the chairperson of the Multi-Stakeholder Forum. The

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Ozzy Osbourne Is Done With Touring, But Says ‘My Goal Is to Get Back Onstage as Soon as Possible’

The legend also discussed working with the late Taylor Hawkins on his Grammy-nominated album & reveals what excuse Paul McCartney once gave him for not collaborating. At the upcoming 65th annual Grammy Awards, legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne is nominated in four categories for his Patient Number 9 album, including its title track, which features the late

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Kenya: Govt Unveils Plans to Accede the Establishment of a Green Growth Institute

Nairobi — The Government of Kenya has unveiled plans to accede to the establishment of a Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) that will support green investments in the country. The GGGI, established in 2012, is a treaty-based international, intergovernmental organization whose vision is a low-carbon, resilient world of inclusive and sustainable growth by supporting members

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Life behind bars for KZN rapist who pretended to be a woman, lured his victim via Facebook then kept her as a sex slave

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Janis Ian, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway Win Top Awards at 2023 International Folk Music Awards: Full List

Songs written and performed by Anaïs Mitchell and Aoife O’Donovan tied for song of the year. Janis Ian photographed at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago on August 8, 2008. Paul Natkin/GI Janis Ian had a memorable night at the International Folk Music Awards, which were held at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center

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CMA Touring Awards Honor Country Music’s Tour Community

After two pandemic-induced years of touring shutdowns, the return of the Country Music Association’s annual celebration feting country music’s touring industry was rung in with a heightened sense of joy and gratitude. On Monday evening (Jan. 30), members of country music’s touring elite gathered at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works for the much-anticipated event. Explore See

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Muni Long Is Still Wrapping Her Head Around 3 Grammy Nominations: ‘Everything That’s Happening Right Now Is Surreal’

The singer/songwriter is up for best new artist, plus best R&B song and best R&B performance for her viral hit “Hrs & Hrs.” Following her three Grammy nominations, Muni Long is feeling… well, she’s not so sure yet. “I think everything that’s happening right now is surreal,” she shared with Billboard R&B/hip-hop reporter Neena Rouhani

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Chuck D Talks PBS & BBC Music Premiere of ‘Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World’

Four-episode docuseries features pioneers Ice-T, Roxanne Shanté, Run-D.M.C., MC Lyte, Melle Mel, Fat Joe and more; Public Enemy co-founder also has new book ‘Livin Loud.’ Chuck D Travis Shinn One of the first salutes honoring the yearlong celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary takes place Tuesday night (Jan. 31) with the PBS premiere of Fight the Power: How

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Space Sail Experiment Showcases Promising Technique for Quickly Disposing Space Junk

ADEO being deployed from the ION Satellite Carrier during the December 2022 test.Gif: High Performance Space Structure Systems/GizmodoThere’s a lot of junk orbiting our planet, from tiny flecks of paint to defunct rocket stages. While solutions to remove pre-existing debris have been developed, a private space company in Germany has successfully tested a method to

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‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot Star Jordan Alexander Grateful Despite HBO Cancelation

‘Gossip Girl’ Star Jordan Alexander Reboot Was Canceled … But I’m Happy It Even Happened!!! 1/30/2023 12:15 AM PT this publication.com “Gossip Girl” star Jordan Alexander isn’t shedding any tears or holding a grudge after the reboot series was canceled … instead, she’s finding the positive in an awesome experience. We caught up with Jordan shortly

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Joshua Bassett Assures He’s ‘Better Than I Have Ever Been’ After Sparking Concern With Religious Posts

“The peace i feel is far beyond what i thought possible,” the singer-songwriter wrote on Instagram Stories. Joshua Bassett attends the premiere of Disney’s “Better Nate Than Ever” at El Capitan Theatre on March 15, 2022 in Los Angeles. Amy Sussman/GI Joshua Bassett has a message for fans who are worried about his well-being: Don’t

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Spotify Launches ‘Women of Iran’ Playlist Amidst Continued Women-Led Revolution in Iran

Arriving during the ongoing revolution in Iran, the playlist includes music and commentary from women artists and allies like Googoosh, Snoh Aalegra and Shervin Hajipour. People participate in a demonstration against the death of Iranian Mahsa Amini on October 1, 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Monasse/GI Spotify has launched a new playlist to amplify the

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Justin Timberlake, Questlove & More Celebrities React to Tyre Nichols’ Death: ‘We Demand Justice’

Other Hollywood celebs also weighed in after footage was released from the Memphis traffic stop showing the violent encounter. Justin Timberlake attends the Los Angeles Premiere FYC Event for Hulu’s “Candy” at El Capitan Theatre on May 09, 2022 in Los Angeles. Jerod Harris/GI Justin Timberlake, Questlove, Ciara, Viola Davis and Tyler Perry were among

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Shakira Posts Cryptic Video After Ex Gerard Pique Goes Public With New Girlfriend

“Women don’t cry anymore, women dance merengue!” the Colombian star wrote, referencing her hit song with Bizarrap. Shakira attends the screening of “Elvis” during the 75th annual Cannes film festival at Palais des Festivals on May 25, 2022 in Cannes, France. LOIC VENANCE/AFP via GI Shakira is seemingly reacting to her ex-boyfriend Gerard Piqué’s newly

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This Fan Rendition of Radiohead’s In Rainbows Is Made Up Entirely of Super Mario 64 Sounds

Mario’s favorite track on Radiohead’s In Rainbows would probably be “Jigsaw Falling Into Place” knowing his penchant for platforming puzzles.Image: NintendoRadiohead’s seminal 2007 album In Rainbows, is one of alt-rock’s all-time greatest releases. Yeah, I don’t have any qualifications to say that, but sue me, I love it. It basically set the tone of my

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Billboard’s Best of CES 2023

These are Billboard’s top products across all categories from the latest Consumer Electronics Show. CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show opens its doors to visitors on January 5, 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via GI All products and services featured are independently chosen

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For ‘LGBTQ Outreach’, Hindutva Radicals File Criminal Complaint Against Mohan Bhagwat

New Delhi: Sandeep Deo, a YouTuber and right-wing author, has filed a criminal complaint against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Panchajanya editor Praful Ketkar and Organiser editor Hitesh Shankar for allegedly outraging Hindu sentiments. According to the complaint, Bhagwat’s recent interview with the two RSS mouthpieces endorsed and associated homosexuality with Hindu religious figures. Bhagwat has

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Tunisia: Legislative Elections

Tunis/Tunisia — January 29 is the only legal date for the second round of legislative elections, President of the Independent High Authority for Elections (French: ISIE) Farouk Bouasker said as he paid Thursday a working visit to Béja. “The date will be maintained regardless of weather conditions in the northwest,” Bouasker further told TAP. Polls

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Davos: Spurring growth in developing countries [Business Africa]

The African continent fueled many debates at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The forum’s discussions centred around sustainable solutions, ranging from energy transition, reimagining globalisation, inclusion and diversity to prepare the world to collaborate and share equally in all future opportunities. How can the African continent position itself to thrive in an

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Facebook Is Bringing Back Trump

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)Donald Trump is coming back to Facebook and Instagram. Meta, Facebook’s parent company, made the announcement late Wednesday, a little more than two years after it banned the former president from its flagship platform for his role in instigating the January 6 attacks on the U.S. capitol.The notice of Trump’s reinstatement

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Here’s Your First Look Inside J Balvin’s Futuristic VR Concert: Exclusive

The state-of-the-art spectacle is produced by Meta and iHeartRadio. Meta and iHeartRadio have partnered to bring to life “J Balvin Futurum: A VR Concert Experience,” Billboard can exclusively announce Thursday (Jan. 26).  Created specifically for VR, the 180-degree concert experience will offer state-of-the-art visuals and performances such as a custom-built lighted stage, seven backup dancers

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Daily horoscope for January 26, 2023

We’re finding balance today. The emotional Moon works together with passionate Mars to heighten our ambition, as well as our courage. Unfortunately, Luna follows this up by arguing with communicative Mercury, sparking disagreements between our heads and our hearts. The storm isn’t over due to the Moon and aching Chiron’s painful connection that draws powerful

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Himachal CM hits out at previous BJP govt., says Congress revamping State’s “derailed system” 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu during a meeting, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday said that since the Congress government had come to power in the State in December 2022, the work for revamping

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MPs to visit Eskom’s Megawatt Park over loadshedding

Three parliamentary committees will this week visit Eskom’s Megawatt Park head office to assess the power utility’s efforts to resolve South Africa’s energy crisis.On Wednesday, the portfolio committees on public enterprises, mineral resources and energy and the select committee on public enterprises and communication said they would meet stakeholders at Eskom on Thursday and Friday.The

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Camilo & Camila Cabello Ride on Top of an Ambulance in Adorable ‘Ambulancia’ Video

The official video comes four months after the single was released. Camilo & Camila Cabello Cristian Saumeth Español Camilo and Camila Cabello unveiled a music video for their first collaborative effort “Ambulancia” on Tuesday (Jan. 24).  Directed by Camilo’s wife and singer/actress Evaluna Montaner, the VHS-inspired clip finds Camilo and Camila riding on top of

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