Compelling conflict for ‘Bad Boys’ sequel

  Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. This couldn’t be truer than the conflict that cogently gives Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s “Bad Boys for Life” its reason for being. The blockbuster actioner is the third part of the “Bad Boys” trilogy that director Michael Bay jump-started 25 years ago. But Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have brought back the franchise’s winning formula without repeating the same story, by introducing a formidable nemesis—a scorned woman, alluringly brought to life by hot Mexican momma Kate del Castillo (“Ingobernable”)—worth Mike Lowrey (Will) and Marcus Burnett’s (Martin) time and expertise. …

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Millie Bobby Brown feels ‘awkward, anxious’

  Millie Bobby Brown, SAG nominee for Ensemble in a Drama Series, was thrilled with her nomination but also admitted on Instagram: “Awkward anxious girl.” Her fans disagreed, one of them reacting simply to her post: “Stunning,” with an emoji of hands clapping. The 15-year-old Brown, who plays Eleven in the Netflix science fiction horror series “Stranger Things,” told PeopleTV her white Louis Vuitton gown and pants combo look was the perfect marriage between feminine and masculine. “I definitely wanted to go for more of a masculine, but very feminine look and they got it just right, as usual.” Cavill’s double training”Superman” Henry Cavill, who was in the Philippines…

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Hugh Grant, turning 60 this year, on ‘trying to be a young father in an old man’s body’ (Conclusion)

  LOS ANGELES—With his humor, Hugh Grant must be a fun dad to his five young children. Although the British actor, in his typical self-deprecating wit, said in our interview, “… When I sing or dance, they cry.” As a shady character, Fletcher, Hugh enlivens Guy Ritchie’s “The Gentlemen,” which also stars Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Henry Golding and Colin Farrell. Excerpts from part two of our chat: What is your definition of a gentleman? That’s a hard one. I certainly don’t think it has anything to do with a pinstripe suit and a carnation in your buttonhole, good looks though that can be. In my life, one of the things that would define …

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House session near Taal a foolish political stunt

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 17:07:45 +0000

How we wish that we could simply laugh at the political stunt pulled off by the House of Representatives, which convened a session in Batangas City in relative proximity to the smoldering Taal Volcano. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano justified the out-of-town session, saying it was a symbolic gesture of compassion for the victims of the […]

Who grabbed vast portions of the PHHC, NGC lands?

Credit to Author: Marlen V. Ronquillo| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 17:02:14 +0000

The old People’s Homesite and Housing Corp. (PHHC), the National Government Center (NGC) and the University of the Philippines (UP) owned at least 2,000 hectares of prime land until the 1960s in what is now the heart of Quezon City. Of that grand total, the old PHHC developed eight housing projects, from Project One to […]

Protecting children online

Credit to Author: Fr. Shay Cullen, SSC| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:59:23 +0000

There is a powerful force for good or evil that is present everywhere. You can’t see it, you can’t feel or hear it. Yet it is in your home, in the school, the office and almost everywhere. It is the Wi-Fi signal that connects anybody and everybody to the internet and to each other by cell phone […]

Vancouver News

Wolf sighted in James Bay, Victoria police warn residents

Credit to Author: Lynn Mitges| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 01:53:40 +0000

If the wolf displays aggressive behaviour, back away slowly. Do not turn your back on the animal.

First Canadian coronavirus case detected in Toronto

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 01:04:35 +0000

A man in his 50s who had travelled to Wuhan, China, was taken to Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital and is now in a negative pressure room.

'Presumptive' coronavirus case detected in Toronto

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 00:16:55 +0000

A man in his 50s who had travelled to Wuhan, China, was taken to Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital and is now in a negative pressure room.

Science News

Predictive touch response mechanism is a step toward a tactile internet
A team of researchers has developed a method for enhancing haptic feedback experiences in human-to-machine applications that are typical in the Tactile Internet.

Microchip capability expanded ewith new 3D inductor technology
Smaller is better when it comes to microchips, researchers said, and by using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform, developers can use up to 100 times less chip space. A team of engineers has boosted the performance of its previously developed 3D inductor technology by adding as much as three orders of magnitudes more induction to meet the performance demands of modern electronic devices.

2018's Four Corners drought directly linked to human-caused climate change
The western United States has experienced such intense droughts over the past decade that technical descriptions are becoming inadequate. In many places, conditions are rocketing past "severe," through "extreme," all the way to "exceptional drought."

Technology News

Electric Ferrari Plans Leaked In Patent Filing

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 01:35:49 +0000

Plans to launch an all electric Ferrari in 2025 have been leaked on the Porsche Taycan forum and include a number of details!

Video: Making The Ferrari SF90 Stradale Hybrid Supercar

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 00:35:34 +0000

Ferrari SF90 Stradale HybridTake a trip to Maranello, where the most advanced production techniques and the most skilled artisans combine to produce the Ferrari SF90 Stradale!

Ionity Installing 324 ABB 350 kW Ultrafast Charging Stations In Its 2nd Phase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 23:35:53 +0000

The largest ultrafast charging network in Europe aside from Tesla’s exclusive Supercharger network is the Ionity network. The “second phase” of the network’s development is now moving forward

Vice News

Mexico Says the Narco ‘El Mini Lic’ Ordered this Journalist’s Murder. Will the US Hand Him Over?

Credit to Author: Keegan Hamilton| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:42:32 +0000

Mexican authorities want a Sinaloa cartel leader’s son extradited, but he’s already cooperating with U.S. law enforcement.

Get Ready for Team Trump to Drag the Bidens Into His Impeachment Trial

Credit to Author: Cameron Joseph| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:42:17 +0000

Trump’s team is handcuffed by the president’s demand for total fealty and his insistence that he did nothing at all wrong.

Palantir’s CEO Finally Admits to Helping ICE Deport Undocumented Immigrants

Credit to Author: Edward Ongweso Jr| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:30:49 +0000

Palantir has tried to downplay its role in ICE’s detainment and deportation of immigrants for years, but Alex Karp said the quiet part loud at Davos.


Le ministère de l’Éducation du Québec mène une campagne de recrutement pour attirer plus d’enseignants de l’étranger

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 20:39:29 +0000

Dans l’espoir d’attirer des travailleurs dans le domaine de l’éducation, le ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec a dévoilé une vitrine en ligne visant à fournir aux étrangers et aux Canadiens des informations sur la profession d’enseignant. L’annonce a été faite le 22 janvier par Jean-François Roberge, ministre de l’Éducation et de […]

La première université francophone de l’Ontario ouvrira ses portes à l’automne 2021

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:16:00 +0000

La première université de langue française de l’Ontario, qui ouvrira ses portes en septembre 2021 à Toronto, invite les étudiants étrangers à prendre place dans les salles de classe et les travailleurs qualifiés à se joindre au personnel. L’Université de L’Ontario français (L’UOF) offrira des programmes dans les domaines de la pluralité humaine, de l’économie […]

First francophone university in Ontario set to start classes fall 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:27:39 +0000

International students are being invited to fill spaces in the classroom and skilled workers are being sought to populate the staff of Ontario’s first francophone university. Opening in Toronto in September 2021, the Université de l’Ontario français will offer programs in human plurality, globalized economy, urban environments, and digital cultures. Programs in management, communications, social […]


MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.

Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.

UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.

Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.

‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.

Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.