Jennifer Lawrence draws criticism over comment about female action heroes

CNN — Jennifer Lawrence shared her thoughts on the history of female-led action movies in a new interview, but the “Hunger Games” star is getting some flack for not quite getting it right. The Oscar winner spoke with fellow actress Viola Davis in an interview for Variety published on Wednesday, in which she mused on … Read more

North Carolina blackouts caused by shootings could last days

CARTHAGE, NC (AP) — Tens of thousands of people braced Monday for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. Across Moore County, many businesses and restaurants displayed “Closed” signs in windows and had empty parking lots … Read more

House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike on Wednesday, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached in September but rejected by some of the 12 unions involved. The measure passed by a vote of 290-137 and now … Read more

Crypto industry ponders what’s next after NY moratorium

Gov. Kathy Hochul wants the crypto-based industry to flourish in New York, but she said Monday it can’t come at the expense of the environment. “I have said I support the crypto industry,” Hochul said Monday. “It does not mean they have to be using our limited resources here in upstate New York to do … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for fraud

CNN — Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison on Friday following her conviction in January for defrauding investors while running the failed blood testing startup Theranos. Judge Edward Davila imposed a sentence of 11 years and three months in prison, with another three years of supervision after Holmes is released. … Read more

Idaho students: Food truck video of slain students offers timeline of their final hours

CNN — Two of the four University of Idaho students who were killed on Sunday were last seen alive ordering at a late-night food truck in Moscow, Idaho, at about 1:41 am, the truck’s live Twitch stream shows. In the video, Madison Mogen and Kaylee Goncalves order $10 worth of carbonara from Grub Truckers and … Read more

Customers who trusted crypto giant FTX may be left with nothing

New York CNN Business — As the dust settles from one of the most shocking financial implosions in history, one of the key unknowns is how many customers who can’t access their money expect to get back from FTX, the crypto exchange that filed for bankruptcy last week. The answer, according to legal experts, may … Read more

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ notches record opening for November

New York CNN Business — “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” had the biggest challenge of following “Black Panther,” one of the biggest blockbusters ever, and had to do so without star Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2020. Despite all of the challenges, “Wakanda Forever” notched a sizable box office opening this weekend. The Marvel movie … Read more

What’s Happening at Bankrupt Crypto Exchange FTX?

The imploding cryptocurrency trading firm FTX is now short billions of dollars after experiencing the crypto equivalent of a bank run. The exchange, formerly one of the world’s largest, sought bankruptcy protection last week, and its CEO and founder resigned. Hours later, the trading firm said there had been “unauthorized access” and that funds had … Read more

Bitwise Announces Results of October 2022 Month-End Crypto Index Reconstitution | News

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 1, 2022– Bitwise Index Services, the indexing subsidiary of Bitwise Asset Management, today announced the results of the monthly reconstitution of the Bitwise Crypto Indexes, which took place on October 31, 2022, at 4 pm ET. There was one change to the constituents of the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index as … Read more