October 23, 2020

CBS and Viacom are finally reuniting

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By CNN Wire From WGNO ABC CBS and Viacom are merging to become ViacomCBS Inc., they announced Tuesday. The long-awaited deal between the two media giants puts some of the biggest brands in entertainment back under one corporate banner. Those brands include CBS’ broadcast network, the streaming service CBS All Access, movie studio Paramount and […]

Former CBS boss Les Moonves denied $120m exit pay

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From BBC Les Moonves, the former boss of CBS, will not receive a $120m (£95m) severance package after an inquiry into alleged sexual misconduct. The US broadcaster said that he misled the company over the allegations and failed to work with investigators, meaning it had grounds to fire him. Mr Moonves stepped down in September […]

Worst TV shows 2

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The 50 worst TV shows in modern history, according to critics By John Lynch From Business Insider Part 2 – Second 14 37. “Rules of Engagement” (CBS, Season 1) 37. CBS Critic score: 28/100 User score: 7.5/10 What critics said: “The series quickly begins to resemble one of those fake sitcoms you’d see in a […]

Worst TV shows 1

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The 50 worst TV shows in modern history, according to critics John Lynch Oct. 1, 2018, 11:06 AM Part 1 – First 12 cavemen ABC’s “Cavemen.” ABC Many of the worst television shows originate from some highly questionable concepts that make you wonder how they ever got approved. ABC’s “Cavemen” series in 2007, for instance, […]

NBC’s broadcast of the 70th awards falls short of the previous year and records its smallest audience ever.

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From Hollywood Reporter The Emmy Awards delivered a big night for streaming services Monday, but not for the broadcast networks — both in terms of awards won and, for NBC, the number of people watching. Updated ratings taking the live telecast into account have the audience at 10.21 million viewers, an all-time low and down […]

CBS News: Illegal border crossings from Canada into US up 142 percent

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By Joe Crowe From Newsmax The number of people caught illegally crossing the border from Canada into the U.S. is up 142 percent, CBS News has learned. Border Patrol agents apprehended 445 people entering the United States from Canada in the first six months of 2018. During the same period in 2017, that number was […]

Delegates from the Caribbean region to attend major biodiversity meet

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From The St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Greater Georgetown, Guyana- More than fifty delegates from around the Region are expected to be in Guyana for a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) workshop to continue the development of a CARICOM Biodiversity Strategy (CBS). The Workshop will be held from 14-15 June 2018 at the Headquarters of the CARICOM […]

‘Forbidden fruit’ locked up as Tide Pods meme reaches epic proportions

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BY BRITTANY LEVINE BECKMAN From Mashable You know a meme has gone too far when people start sharing images of Tide Pods locked up at their local store.Several retailers including Walmart, Walgreens, Ralph’s, and Food 4 Less have locked up Tide Pods in plastic blocks or behind glass doors, according to recent social media reports. […]

The death cap mushroom is just as terrifying as it sounds. Here’s why

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By Susmita Baral From The Kitchn Mushrooms are delicious, but they can also be very dangerous if you don’t know how to navigate the varieties that grow in the wild. The types sold in supermarkets are fine, but the CDC (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) wants to warn consumers about picking up mushrooms […]

The military’s special ops may try to develop ‘super soldiers’ with performance-enhancing drugs

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By Christopher Woody US Special Operations Command is weighing the use of nutritional supplements or even performance-enhancing drugs to push the abilities and endurance of its forces beyond current human limits, accordingto a report from Defense News. While special-operations forces already have access to specialized resources, like dietitians and physical therapists, SOCOM is looking to […]