Police arrest organizer of Hong Kong protest after rally turns violent

Police arrest organizer of Hong Kong protest after rally turns violent

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was arrested by police, his organization said on Monday, after a protest he helped organize in the financial district a day earlier turned violent with officers firing tear gas to disperse the crowds. FILE PHOTO: Anti-government protesters attend a rally to call for democratic reforms…

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said. The patient is a 35-year-old Chinese woman and resident of Wuhan, China who flew from Wuhan to Incheon international airport on Sunday, KCDC…

‘Parasite’ scores historic upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances

‘Parasite’ scores historic upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – South Korean thriller “Parasite” was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month. “Parasite,” the Korean language social satire about the wealth gap in South Korea, was…

49ers and Chiefs to clash in Super Bowl after conference wins

49ers and Chiefs to clash in Super Bowl after conference wins

(Reuters) – Raheem Mostert rushed for four touchdowns as the San Francisco 49ers beat Green Bay 37-20 to book a spot in the Super Bowl where they will face Kansas City, who advanced to the NFL championship game for the first time in 50 seasons with a 35-24 win over Tennessee on Sunday. Jan 19,…

Factbox: Key winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Factbox: Key winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

(Reuters) – The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards for film and television were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles. 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards – Photo Room – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 19, 2020 – The cast of “Parasite” poses backstage with their Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a…

‘Ex-Prince’ Harry Leaps Out Of The U.K. Frying Pan & Into The L.A. Fire

‘Ex-Prince’ Harry Leaps Out Of The U.K. Frying Pan & Into The L.A. Fire

The Queen has officially stripped Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of their titles as Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Harry’s exit speech made it clear he is abdicating for his wife, and an eventual move to Los Angeles, California looks inevitable. Sadly, the former prince won’t find the peace he seeks among America’s Hollywood elite…

Davos Attendees to Pollute 18,090 metric tonnes CO2 For The ‘Sustainable World’ Themed Conference

Davos Attendees to Pollute 18,090 metric tonnes CO2 For The ‘Sustainable World’ Themed Conference

The unnecessary use of private planes to fly to the World Economic Forum will contribute to 18,090 metric tonnes of CO2. Attendees say their biggest concerns are about sustainability and protecting the environment. The increase in private jets at Davos furthers the summit’s reputation as an elitist event where the world’s ‘top polluters’ meet. This…

Mike McCarthy Has Already Doomed the Cowboys to Perpetual Mediocrity

Mike McCarthy Has Already Doomed the Cowboys to Perpetual Mediocrity

Mike McCarthy was a change that the Dallas Cowboys sorely needed. As a head coach with a record of success, fans had every reason to believe he’d fix the franchise. But it looks like he already has the Cowboys on the wrong track. For many Dallas Cowboys fans, head coach Mike McCarthy will be able…

Peter Schiff’s Bitcoin Wallet Vanishing Act Is the Most Boomer Thing Ever

Peter Schiff’s Bitcoin Wallet Vanishing Act Is the Most Boomer Thing Ever

Peter Schiff cannot access his bitcoin wallet and is blaming his “losses” on the blockchain. Schiff is a boomer in every sense of the word, and his lack of blockchain understanding shows. Maybe he has a secret crush on bitcoin. Peter Schiff has “lost” all of his bitcoin. Or at least he thinks he has.…

Jack Dorsey Is Weird – But Steve Jobs Was a Billion Times Weirder

Jack Dorsey Is Weird – But Steve Jobs Was a Billion Times Weirder

Jack Dorsey says he only eats ‘seven meals every week, just dinner,’ and does a ‘painful’ form of meditation for two hours every day. That’s some far out hippie living. But the Twitter founder’s routines seem downright square compared to what Steve Jobs used to do. As Dorsey follows in Jobs’ eccentric footsteps, his Silicon…