Assassin’s Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Assassin's Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. While it already owns 5 percent of the Assassin’s Creed editor, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s single biggest shareholder. Its plan for achieving that? Pay double what … Read more

A Review of Jo Koy’s Easter Sunday

A Review of Jo Koy's Easter Sunday

Jo Koy as Joe Valencia in easter sunday.Photo: Universal Pictures It’s a rare thing these days for a studio comedy to get a theatrical release without a blockbuster intellectual property to back them up. That makes easter sunday feel like an event in some respects—certainly as a landmark of Filipino representation in mainstream American culture, … Read more

As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As monkeypox continues to surge in the United States, President Biden’s health secretary plans to declare a national health emergency, perhaps as soon as Thursday, according to a federal official familiar with the discussions. The declaration, which many experts said was long overdue, would signal that the outbreak now represents a significant threat to Americans … Read more

Ex-Fed insider: A full-blown recession is ‘almost certainly’ coming

Ex-Fed insider: A full-blown recession is 'almost certainly' coming

The problem is that the Fed began its quest to tame inflation late, leaving the central bank little choice other than to slam the brakes on the economy by drastically raising interest rates. “Almost certainly there will be a full-blown recession. If we’re not in one yet, I think we will be in the next … Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspends state attorney Andrew Warren

Andrew Warren was elected as State Attorney of Florida's 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, in November 2016 and re-elected in November 2020. Warren leads an office of approximately 130 prosecutors.

Govt. Ron DeSantis on Thursday suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren, the chief prosecutor for the 13th Judicial Circuit covering Hillsborough County, after calling him “woke” and accusing him of refusing to properly enforce certain laws. The governor cited positions Warren has taken on abortion laws, transgender medical treatment and other issues. Warren is a Democrat … Read more

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – South Africa’s health regulator reported on Thursday a causal link between the death of an individual and Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine, the first time such a direct link has been made in the country. The person presented with rare neurological disorder Guillain-Barre Syndrome soon after being given … Read more

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

With the NFL now appealing Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, there’s a very real chance that his punishment could get worse in the coming weeks. Tea NFL originally wanted Watson suspended for at least a year, and now, the league will be gunning to actually make that happen, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones. … Read more

DeSantis suspends state attorney for refusing to enforce laws on abortion, transgender surgery

DeSantis suspends state attorney for refusing to enforce laws on abortion, transgender surgery

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren on Thursday for “neglect of duty” after the prosecutor refused to enforce bans on abortion and transgender surgery. “When you flagrantly violate your oath of office, when you make yourself above the law, you have violated your duty, you have neglected your duty … Read more