‘Pathaan’ Broke Box Office Records — It Has Nothing to Do with ‘RRR’

‘Pathaan’ Broke Box Office Records — It Has Nothing to Do with ‘RRR’

Western audiences have finally realized what millions have known for decades: Indian cinema is hugely entertaining. Amidst an array of newly-minted Oscar nominees, the fourth-highest grossing movie in the world this past weekend was an Indian movie. And, no, it wasn’t the beloved “RRR.” During its opening weekend, Siddharth Anand’s action-thriller “Pathaan” clocked in just … Read more

Central banks set to signal interest rate glide path in crucial week

Central banks set to signal interest rate glide path in crucial week

A screen displays the Fed rate announcement as a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), November 2, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England are all expected to hike interest rates once again this week, as they make their first … Read more

French protesters see threat to social justice in Macron’s reform

French protesters see threat to social justice in Macron’s reform

Huge crowds marched across France on Tuesday in a new round of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to raise the retirement age, signaling the opposition’s success in framing the pension debate as part of a broader battle against an economic platform they perceive as unfair. Although police and union figures differed, all agreed the … Read more

Price comparison: How much do eggs cost at Twin Cities grocery stores?

Price comparison: How much do eggs cost at Twin Cities grocery stores?

If you hadn’t noticed, eggs are crazy expensive right now, a phenomenon being experienced across the United States. The fallout from avian flu in 2022 and ongoing inflationary costs impacting feed and fuel have been blamed for prices spiking by 135% on average in December, although there have also been allegations of price collusion. If … Read more

A fairy-like robot flies by the power of wind and light

A fairy-like robot flies by the power of wind and light

For their artificial fairy, Hao Zeng and Jianfeng Yang got inspired by dandelion seeds. Credit: Jianfeng Yang / Tampere University The development of stimuli-responsive polymers has brought about a wealth of material-related opportunities for next-generation small-scale, wirelessly controlled soft-bodied robots. For some time now, engineers have known how to use these materials to make small … Read more

Target store in west Omaha to remain closed as police investigate shooting

Target store in west Omaha to remain closed as police investigate shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A Target store in west Omaha will remain closed as police continue to investigate a fatal shooting incident Tuesday that many witnesses told 6 News could have been far more deadly. Omaha Police on Tuesday afternoon were asking the public to avoid the area around a target location in west Omaha … Read more

I’m 21 and my daughter’s 15 — her teachers never take me seriously

I’m 21 and my daughter’s 15 — her teachers never take me seriously

Now, this one’s a real one mother fluster Drinking, partying and hooking up with sexy strangers might be routine pastimes for most single twenty-somethings. But unlike her Gen Z cohorts, 21-year-old Hunter Nelson isn’t a wild party animal. Instead she’s a full-time parent to her teenager. “Me driving down the road am realizing I’m 21 … Read more

French Quarter Festival 2023 lineup to include The Soul Rebels with Big Freedia, Tank and the Bangas, Ani DiFranco and more | Events

French Quarter Festival 2023 lineup to include The Soul Rebels with Big Freedia, Tank and the Bangas, Ani DiFranco and more |  Events

The Soul Rebels featuring Big Freedia, Tank and the Bangas, Ani DiFranco, Sweet Crude, Dee1, Flagboy Giz and Iceman Special are among more than 270 performers scheduled to play the French Quarter Festival on April 13-16. French Quarter Festivals, Inc., this morning announced the New Orleans-heavy lineup for its 40th anniversary edition. The free festival … Read more

Why the case is growing for a Fed rate cut before the end of the year

Why the case is growing for a Fed rate cut before the end of the year

The Fed interest rate policy path is pretty clear for the next few months of Federal Reserve FOMC meetings. A 25 basis point hike, or quarter-point increase, is coming this Wednesday, and likely one more at the following meeting, but after that, the disagreement between the market and the Fed begins. That’s according to the … Read more