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Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp for third ‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie

Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as the villainous dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the third “Fantastic Beasts” movie, Warner Bros. Pictures has announced in a statement. Danish actor Mikkelsen, who has recently appeared in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Hannibal,” and “Casino Royale,” will play the dark wizard at the center of the…MORE

Smack talk set to fuel $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge

There’s likely to be smack talk aplenty at Friday’s $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge as four of US sports A-listers contest the third Match golf event. Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change will be played between two two-man teams and is aimed at raising funds to help leading US Black colleges and universities. Five-time…MORE

This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving and other holidays in space

The holidays may look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but they will still happen — even in space. The International Space Station will host seven crew members throughout the holiday season, the most ever for the orbiting laboratory in its 20 years of having humans living aboard. The international crew includes…MORE

Minneapolis mayor and police chief announce new policy for no-knock warrants

The mayor and police chief of Minneapolis announced Wednesday they’ve issued a new policy regarding the police department’s use of unannounced entry — or no-knock warrants. Officers will now be required to announce their presence and purpose before entering, except in certain circumstances like hostage situations, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo…MORE

Disney is laying off 32,000 employees

Disney is laying off 32,000 employees

Walt Disney Co. is laying off 32,000 employees, about 4,000 more than previously announced, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer its parks and resorts business. The company said in a US Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Wednesday that the job cuts will happen in the first half of its fiscal year, which began…MORE

Louisiana nurse dies while rescuing paraplegic patient from a house fire

A home nurse in Louisiana is being hailed a hero for saving her paraplegic patient from a house fire that ultimately killed her, authorities said Wednesday. The Delhi Fire Department responded to a call of people trapped in a house fire Monday just before 6 p.m., the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal said in…MORE


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