American Popular News for 27 Apr 2021
A trio of school photographers in California fell into the online trading frenzy last year, emboldened by dreams, early wins and a circle of online cohorts.
Derek Chauvin’s beauty queen ex-wife filed for divorce from the convicted ex-cop days after George Floyd died in his custody. Kellie May Xiong Chauvin, who was crowned Mrs. Minnesota in 2019,... legally separated from Chauvin on May 28, 2020, three days after the fatal arrest, for which Chauvin was found guilty of murder Tuesday, according...
Insider Rocco Commisso, billionaire owner of Italian soccer club Fiorentina, spoke with Forbes about why the competition was doomed and what it means for the world of soccer.
Supergirl's Katie McGrath recalls punching on-screen brother Jon Cryer.
Edward Wagner, 28, who prosecutors said had been in a custody dispute over his daughter, apologized for the Rhoden family murders.
Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) is calling on the FBI to review and reassess its decision to classify the 2017 congressional baseball shooting where Republican lawmakers were targeted during a practice as... a "suicide by cop" instead of labeling the incident an act of domestic terrorism. The Ohio Republican -- who was present for the shooting,...
Police in New Orleans are on the lookout for a stabbing suspect dressed as a Star Wars character.
Two Washington DC officers crashed and totaled their police vehicles while drag racing on duty last week, a report said.
"Unlike the wall, these ladders are functional," an activist artist tells Texas Monthly.
Jim Steinman was an ultimate officiant in the marriage of rock ‘n’ roll and theater. The songwriter, who died April 19, only had a handful of productions play out on the legit stage, including... “Dance of the Vampires,” “Whistle Down the Wind” and, finally, “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical.” But it really wouldn’t have […]
Benny Loves You is a horror comedy about a guy who throws away his old childhood possession only for one to come back to life seeking revenge for b...
The 71-year-old was riding with her daughter on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning when the reptile came crashing in, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reported.
A grand jury indicted Prestina Clark-Wilcox for first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child endangerment, according to People Magazine. The child died in July.
An Arkansas man shot and killed his 23-year-old pregnant wife and her toddler son before turning the gun on himself in a horrific murder-suicide, authorities said. Police believe David Wayne Priest,... 24, opened fire inside the family’s Van Buren apartment early Sunday during an argument, local outlet 40/29 News reported. A neighbor living in the...
Social distancing inside at 60 feet is no safer than at 6 feet -- and "exposure time" indoors is actually far more important, according to a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.... In a report that challenges widely accepted COVID-19 prevention guidelines, researchers say there's "little benefit" to health officials’ “6-foot rule” especially...
Apple is being sued in New York in an attempted class-action complaint over water resistance, with the claim it misrepresented how resistant to liquid the iPhone is in its marketing. Like many... smartphone manufacturers, Apple includes a level of water resistance in its iPhone lineup, with the claimed level of resistance increasing in recent years. There have also been stories where iPhones dropped in lakes are retrieved months later in working order, even without any extra water protection.However, a lawsuit filed on Saturday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York claims Apple is overstating the water-resistive capabilities of its hardware.
A fire broke out in a Baghdad hospital that cares for coronavirus patients after oxygen cylinders reportedly exploded late Saturday, officials said. There were initial reports of 15 people dead.
"The alleged perpetrator, despite having symptoms and having undergone a PCR test, continued his normal life without waiting for the result or maintaining a quarantine, going to work with more than 40... degree Celsius fever according to several of his colleagues," police said in a statement.
The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) is mulling whether to charge now-convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in connection with a 2017 incident in which he allegedly violently handled... a 14-year-old boy and used his knee to hold the teenager down for almost 17 minutes, according to a report. ABC News cited a source in...
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave President Biden a progressive thumbs up for his 100 days in office Friday night. “The Biden Administration and President Biden have definitely exceeded... expectations that progressives had,” Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez said during a virtual town hall meeting. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauded President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package. “A lot...
It’s kind of weird that the thing at the center of the video game never happened No matter who you picked to win in “Mortal Kombat” you were wrong. But that’s solely because, at the end of the... day, the Mortal Kombat tournament wasn’t actually part of “Mortal Kombat.” And that’s a little weird, right? Now, to be fair, most (we missed you Johnny Cage) of the fan-favorite characters did appear and they did fight. Kano (Josh Lawson) had his laser beam eye, Jax (Mehcad Brooks) had his metal arms, Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim) had his deadly freezing abilities, Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee) had her iconic pink energy blasts. All the pieces were there, and there were definitely clear winners. (RIP Outworlders). They just didn’t fight each other in the traditional proceedings Which is…...
Liz's return came with some strings attached.
Kevin Love is primed to nab some boards tonight. What are some of the other best NBA props to bet on Friday's slate of games? The post 3 NBA Player Prop Bets to Target on Friday 4/23/21 first appeared... on SportsGrid.
Friends, family and fans turned to social media to remember the rapper and his alter ego Humpty Hump as a total original, a game changer and an artist who kept the funk alive.
The research adds to a growing number of findings suggesting the Pfizer and Moderna shots are protective against the variants identified so far.