Nonprofit Karmagawa to donate $1 million for children in Yemen

A popular charity on Instagram will donate $1 million to help children impacted by coronavirus and civil war in Yemen. Karmagawa — the nonprofit founded by millionaire trading expert Timothy Sykes that raises awareness of global issues on social media — will announce the donation on Wednesday. Sykes chipped in $500,000 from his June and […]

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‘Got milk?’ ads return as sales rise amid pandemic

The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?” Six years after the popular tagline was retired, “Got milk?” ads are back. A dairy industry-funded group is reviving the campaign, hoping to prolong the boost milk has gotten during the pandemic. US milk sales have been in freefall for decades as choices grew […]

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TikTok will be ‘out of business’ if it doesn’t sell by next month, Trump says

President Trump on Monday said popular social media platform TikTok will be “out of business” in the US if it doesn’t reach a deal to sell its American operations by mid-September. The president’s comments to the media confirmed a previous blog post from Microsoft — which is currently in discussions with Beijing-based TikTok parent company […]

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Pandemic parody of `Goodnight Moon’ to be released in fall

A popular online spoof of the children’s favorite “Goodnight Moon,” reworked for the coronavirus, will be published by Penguin Random House this fall. The Penguin imprint Philomel Books announced Monday that “Good Morning Zoom,” written by Lindsay Rechler and illustrated by June Park, is scheduled for Oct. 6. Currently self-published, “Good Morning Zoom” takes Margaret […]

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What’s Going On With TikTok? Here’s What We Know

What exactly is going on with TikTok? The wildly popular app is known for hosting short videos where teenagers, celebrities and creators often dance or lip-sync to viral audio clips. It all seems innocuous, fun and sometimes even silly. But in recent days, President Trump has talked of banning TikTok from the United States, spooking […]

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Trader Joe’s says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names

The popular grocery chain Trader Joe’s says it won’t be changing ethnic-sounding labels on its line of Mexican, Chinese and other international foods, adding they are not racist By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press August 1, 2020, 12:46 AM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — Trader Joe’s, which said […]

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Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Was Released 5 Years Ago | Daily Pop | E! News

Nostalgia alert! The Canadian rapper’s wildly popular song came out in 2015 and it’s making us miss dancing in the club amid coronavirus quarantine! Watch now. Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 12:30pm ET|9:30am PT! #Drake #ENews #DailyPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay […]

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Instagram trying to poach TikTok influencers for its new Reels platform

Instagram is looking to cherry-pick some of TikTok’s most popular users in a bid to build buzz for its new copycat app, a new report says. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has offered big-name creators hefty payments to ditch TikTok and join Reels, a short-form video service it plans to roll out next month, The Wall […]

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Vietnam evacuating 80,000 from beach city after new coronavirus cases appear

About 80,000 people, mostly local tourists, are being evacuated from the popular Vietnamese beach city of Da Nang after more than a dozen people there were confirmed to have COVID-19, the government said Monday. Vietnam, widely seen as a success in dealing with the coronavirus, reimposed a social distancing order in Da Nang following the […]

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Spencer Grammer: 5 Things To Know About Actress Reportedly Slashed At New York City Bar

Spencer Grammer, a popular voiceover actress, was reportedly slashed during an incident that happened on Friday, July 24. The New York Post reported that Spencer Grammer, 36, was slashed at a New York City restaurant when she and a friend tried to diffuse a situation that happened. It took place around 11:30pm EST at The […]

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Turkish economy to shrink in 2020, recover next year: Reuters poll

© Reuters. Bussiness and financial district of Levent, which comprises banks’ headquarters and popular shopping malls, is pictured in Istanbul By Ezgi Erkoyun ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s economy is expected to contract this year for the first time in more than a decade as the coronavirus pandemic and related restrictions hit demand, but will bounce […]

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TikTok’s Parent Said to Weigh Selling a Majority Stake in the Video App

ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, is weighing its ownership options for the popular video app after the Trump administration threatened to ban the app from the United States this month, according to people briefed on the discussions. One path that ByteDance, a privately held company in China, is discussing with its biggest backers is […]

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Aldi to open more than 70 new grocery stores by end of this year

German-owned supermarket chain Aldi — a deep-discounting cousin of the popular Trader Joe’s supermarket chain — says it will open more than 70 new US stores by the end of the year in its quest to become America’s third-largest grocer. Aldi’s US arm is forging ahead with a more than $5 billion expansion plan despite […]

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FDA calls for removal of fruity, disposable e-cigarettes

U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes popular with teenagers, saying the companies never received permission to sell them in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration sent a letter Monday telling the company behind Puff Bar e-cigarettes to remove them from the market within 15 business days, including flavors like […]

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3 Dead After Glacier Tour Bus Rolls Over in Canadian Rockies

OTTAWA — A popular tourist outing in the Rocky Mountains in Alberta turned into a scene of chaos after a glacier tour bus rolled on Saturday afternoon, killing three passengers and injuring several of the 24 others on board, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Cpl. Leigh Drinkwater of the mounted police said that […]

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Bonnier taps new CEO amid deal to sell US publications

Bonnier, the 216-year-old Swedish publishing giant that owns Field & Stream, Popular Science and Saveur, has changed the CEO of its American operation as it nears a deal to sell off its US-based titles. Eric Zinczenko, a 14-year veteran of Bonnier Corp who has spent the past four years as CEO of the US unit, […]

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Travell Mazion: 5 Things To Know About Boxer Killed In Car Crash At 24

Travell Mazion, a popular boxer known as ‘Black Magic’, was killed in a car accident in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, July 15. Here are five things you should know about him. Details surrounding the car crash that led to Travell Mazion‘s death are unclear at the moment. He was only 24 years old. Oscar De […]

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Lil Marlo: 5 Things To Know About Rapper Shot To Death In Atlanta

Lil Marlo, a popular rapper who has worked with other well known names in the business including Lil Baby, was shot to death over the weekend. TMZ reported that Lil Marlo (real name Rudolph Johnson) was gunned down in downtown Atlanta. “On 7-11-20, at around 11:30pm, officers responded to a single vehicle accident on I-285 […]

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Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon has ordered employees to delete the wildly popular TikTok app from their phones, citing “security risks” associated with the app’s Chinese-owned parent company in a Friday memo. “If you have TikTok on your device, you must remove it by 10-Jul to retain mobile access to Amazon email,” the Seattle-based e-tailing giant said in an […]

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Judge Puts Cloud Over Settlement of Roundup Cancer Claims

An agreement to pay more than $10 billion to settle thousands of claims that the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer is at risk of unraveling. Although the bulk of the complex deal between Roundup’s manufacturer, the German conglomerate Bayer, and a raft of plaintiff lawyers does not require court approval, one crucial piece does: a […]

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Hogan, Maryland Governor, Plans Book Tour as He Eyes 2024 White House Run

WASHINGTON — Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland, a popular Republican governor who has drawn national attention for publicly challenging President Trump on the coronavirus, announced on Tuesday that he is starting a virtual book tour for his new memoir, elevating his profile as he considers a presidential run in 2024. Mr. Hogan, who flirted publicly […]

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Sales of disinfectant spraying machines surge in wake of coronavirus

Timothy Kane, CEO of Goodway Technologies, has never been so popular. Making machines that spray disinfectant, once a niche business, is now an essential service — and the phone is ringing off the hook. “Our orders jumped 50-fold in April — it was like a switch got flipped,” said Kane. Goodway, which has a factory […]

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Nick Cordero, Broadway star of ‘Waitress’ and ‘A Bronx Tale,’ dead at 41

Nick Cordero, the Broadway actor who appeared in popular musicals such as “Waitress” and “A Bronx Tale” and inspired the world with his months-long struggle against the coronavirus, has died, his wife Amanda Kloots said on Sunday. He was 41. “God has another angel in heaven now,” she wrote on Instagram. “My darling husband passed […]

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‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ hymn ignites hope across nation

The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests. In recent weeks, countless rallies were held from D.C. to Seattle with arm-locked protesters of different races reciting the song’s […]

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Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein: 5 Things To Know About Twitch Streamer Dead At 31

Bryon Bernstein, a popular gamer known as ‘Reckful,’ has died at the age of 31, according to his friends on social media. The streaming platform, Twitch, confirmed Bryon’s death in a statement. Learn more about the gamer. Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein has passed away, according to multiple friends of the Twitch star, as well as the streaming […]

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