Fury stops Whyte in 6th round, retains WBC heavyweight title
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury retained his WBC title with a brutal sixth-round stoppage of fellow Briton Dillian Whyte in front of more than 94,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A right uppercut from Fury sent Whyte to the canvas and the champion raised his right hand in celebration. Whyte, who appeared to lose a tooth from the mighty punch, got to his feet and tried to show he was ready to continue but then staggered, leading the referee to end the fight.news.yahoo.com
Stock tied to Trump social firm drops on report of turmoil
Shares in a company planning to buy Donald Trump's new social media business plunged Monday on a news report that two key staff members left, deepening losses from last week when it said it would miss a deadline to file its annual financial statements. Digital World Acquisition Corp. closed Monday down 10% following a Reuters report that the chief technology officer and chief products officer had left the company, citing two anonymous sources.news.yahoo.com
Russia to not cooperate with other nations aboard ISS until ‘illegal sanctions’ are lifted, Roscosmos director general says
In a series of tweets posted early Saturday morning, the man in charge of the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the country’s cooperation with other nations aboard the International Space Station will not be restored until “illegal sanctions” from the U.S., Canada, European Union and Japan on Russia are lifted.
Billie Eilish and Finneas bond and win Oscar for best song
Beyoncé and Billie Eilish will perform their nominated songs at Sunday's Oscars, the film academy announced Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Eilish and her brother and co-writer Finneas will perform “No Time To Die” from the James Bond film of the same name. The 007 song by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell has won a Golden Globe, a Grammy and now an Oscar for best original song. Having recorded the track at the age of 18, Eilish officially became the youngest-ever recording artist to work on a James Bond theme song. Three songs written by Billie Eilish and Finneas made it on the "Turning Red" soundtrack, pulling heavily from the likes of (asterisk)NSYNC and Backstreet Boys.wftv.com
Port Canaveral expanding to allow larger ships as cargo business booms
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Port Canaveral’s cargo business is booming, but there is more demand than space available. Port officials hope a major renovation underway will help the port expand its operations and accommodate larger ships. It’s considered obsolete, but construction underway right now will allow for larger ships to dock and increase the port’s cargo capacity. Photos: Port Canaveral expanding to allow larger ships as cargo business boomsExpand Autoplay Image 1 of 13 Photos: Port Canaveral expanding to allow larger ships as cargo business boomsPort Canaveral’s North Cargo Berth 3 Renovation Project is well underway. And the port’s cargo business is only getting more diverse.wftv.com
Beyoncé, Billie Eilish to sing nominated songs at Oscars
Beyoncé and Billie Eilish will perform their nominated songs at Sunday's Oscars, the film academy announced Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Eilish and her brother and co-writer Finneas will perform “No Time To Die” from the James Bond film of the same name. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File) (Matt Dunham)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Beyoncé, Billie Eilish and other nominees for best original song will perform at Sunday's Oscars, the show's producers announced Tuesday. Sebastián Yatra will perform "Dos Oruguitas," the nominated song from "Encanto" written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Van Morrison, who wrote and sings the nominated song “Down to Joy” from “Belfast,” will not be able to make the show because of his touring schedule.wftv.com
Orange County firefighters, Red Cross volunteers install free smoke alarms in Parramore
SEE: World’s longest car, complete with helipad and jacuzzi, cruises into OrlandoMembers of the American Red Cross of Central Florida and Orlando Fire Rescue headed out into the neighborhood on Saturday. They installed 83 free smoke alarms in nearly 60 homes. Photos: Orange County firefighters, Red Cross volunteers install free smoke alarms in ParramoreExpand Autoplay Image 1 of 4 Orange County firefighters, Red Cross volunteers install free smoke alarms in ParramoreFirefighters also helped educate people living in the Parramore community about home fire safety. READ: Florida spring break shooting: 3 shot in South BeachThis was all part of the American Red Cross’ Home Fire Campaign, which started in 2014. AdventHealth is seeking to fill hundreds of positions across Central FloridaThe American Red Cross said it responds to a disaster every eight minutes, and the vast majority are home fires that claim around seven lives every day.wftv.com
Iran claims missile barrage near US consulate in Iraq
Iran has claimed responsibility for a missile barrage that struck near a sprawling U.S. consulate complex in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of its Revolutionary Guard.
Taco ‘bout a festival: Orlando Taco Festival happening this weekend
The Orlando Taco Festival is happening this weekend. The taco festival will feature over 75 varieties of tacos for just $3 each. READ: I-4 Express: New express lanes officially openGeneral admission starts at $14.99. For tickets to the event, click here. To learn more about the festival, click here.wftv.com
Six months on, what has happened to women’s rights in Afghanistan? | AFP
The Taliban stunned the world by marching into Kabul on August 15, 2021, after a lightning offensive that capped a 20-year insurgency against the Western-backed government and the US and allied forces that propped it up. The end of fighting brought relief for many women – but harsh restrictions imposed by the new government are also causing despair. A network of dozens of women – once students, teachers or NGO workers, as well as housewives – have worked in secret to organise protests against the Taliban over the past six months, but are facing increasingly aggressive suppression.news.yahoo.com
Cold start, 80s to return later this week
ORLANDO, Fla. — We’ll have a cold start in Central Florida Tuesday. Temperatures will start out in the 30s and 40s across the area. READ: Let’s bounce: World’s largest bounce house to be inflated in Central Florida this monthWe will turn the corner on the cold weather on Tuesday. Highs will be in the low 70s, with partly cloudy conditions. READ: Spirit Airlines issues ground stop due to ‘IT issues’ affecting websiteOn Wednesday, temps will be in the upper 70s and in the middle 80s on Thursday and Friday.wftv.com
Italian doctors, dentists not fully vaccinated are suspended
Italy's federation of physicians and dentists says some 1,900 members have been suspended from the national professional group because they haven't complied with a law requiring them to be completely vaccinated, including having a booster shot.
Emirates to again fly Boeing 777 to Orlando, other US cities as 5G rollout slowed
Long-haul carrier Emirates says it will resume its Boeing 777 flights to the U.S. after halting its use of the aircraft there over concerns new 5G services in America could interfere with airplane technology that measures altitude.
Prosecutors begin explaining indictment at MH17 trial
Prosecutors are explaining evidence and their indictment to judges in the murder trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with involvement in downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 passengers and crewwashingtonpost.com
His Reasons for Opposing Trump Were Biblical. Now a Top Christian Editor Is Out.
When Marvin Olasky gets angry emails from readers — more often than not about an expose of wrongdoing at an evangelical church, or about a story that reflects poorly on Donald Trump — he has a stock reply. “We think this is useful to the Church,” he tells disgruntled readers, “because we are also sinners.” Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times As the longtime editor of World, a Christian news organization that has a website, a biweekly magazine and a set of podcasts, Olaskynews.yahoo.com
3 Ways to Organize Your Wrapping Paper this Holiday Season | Contained | Real Simple
If you love wrapping gifts during the holiday season, then you need one of these 3 ways to organize your wrapping paper. These tips will help you keep everything organized and help take some of the stress out of the holidays.news.yahoo.com
Billie Eilish becomes youngest star to headline Glastonbury
Britain No Time To Die World Premiere Billie Eilish poses for photographers upon arrival for the World premiere of the new film from the James Bond franchise 'No Time To Die', in London Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) (Vianney Le Caer)LONDON — (AP) — Nineteen-year-old pop singer Billie Eilish has broken numerous records in her short career. Now she will become the Glastonbury Festival’s youngest-ever solo headliner when she takes the stage at the 2022 event. Eilish teased the news on Sunday on Instagram, posing herself wearing a Glastonbury hoodie in a photo captioned “2022." She was among the stars at the “No Time To Die” Bond film world premiere in London last week.wftv.com
Royals join cast of new Bond film for glitzy London premiere
Britain No Time To Die World Premiere Daniel Craig poses for photographers upon arrival for the World premiere of the new film from the James Bond franchise 'No Time To Die', in London Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (Matt Dunham)LONDON — (AP) — Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux and the cast of new Bond film “No Time to Die" walked the red carpet Tuesday in London for the movie's world premiere, a glittering event attended by Prince Charles, Prince William and their spouses. But we have and I’m just happy that we’re here and we can celebrate with everybody,” he said. I’m really happy.”Craig, 53, has played the suave secret agent in five movies, beginning with “Casino Royale” in 2006. The film will be released in U.K. cinemas on Sept.30.wftv.com