It's Friday, and stock markets are falling again, with the S&P 500 down 0.5% and the Nasdaq Composite off more than 1%. Unfortunately, that's not going to be the case for Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU), which has been sliding all week long -- and is down another 4.1% today as of 11:45 a.m. EDT. As Roku explained in a corporate blog post yesterday: "Some Big Tech enterprises are using their market power to extend control over independent businesses, like Roku, to benefit their broader business objectives at the expense of the consumer, putting a fair and open competitive streaming marketplace at risk."
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Skilyr Hicks, who at age 14 impressed the judges of America’s Got Talent with her performance of an original song and poignant story of losing her father, died Monday in Liberty, South Carolina. She was 23. Her death was confirmed by her younger sister Breelyn Hicks in a Facebook post this morning. Earlier, TMZ reported […]
- The Daily Beast
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New YorkWhen the feds raided Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan mansion in 2019, they unearthed a trove of evidence including binders of CDs containing tens of thousands of photographs.Some of those never-before-seen images—released by federal prosecutors this week—depicted happier days of the late sex-trafficker’s romance with his alleged accomplice, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of helping him groom and abuse four underage girl
- NBC News
A scuba diving YouTuber may have cracked the cold case of two Tennessee teens who disappeared 21 years ago after discovering the car they were last seen in at the bottom of a local river.
- Yahoo TV
The 58-year-old actress played Blair on "The Facts of Life" for the show’s entire run, from 1979 to 1988, and viewers of ABC's live special couldn't believe how well she as aged.
Kate's parents and siblings, as well as other members of the royal family, are all in attendance
- Fox News
Cast members of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” stepped out in their best dress at the People's Choice Awards on Tuesday and fans couldn't get enough of Dorit Kemsley's revealing number.
Title challenger Max Verstappen has been bullied by seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team this season, former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has told AFP.
Christina Aguilera channeled the 'Dirrty' music video look 19 years later at the People's Choice Awards
Christina Aguilera wore black and yellow chaps and a bodysuit for her performance of "Dirrty" at the People's Choice Awards on Tuesday.
- UGA Wire
Fox Sports college football analyst Joel Klatt disagrees with the order of the final College Football Playoff rankings.
- Associated Press
Chicago Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira was taken to a hospital after he was leveled by New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba and wheeled off on a stretcher Tuesday night. The 27-year-old Khaira suffered an “upper-body blow,” the team said, and was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Khaira's head was down as he gathered in the puck 6:10 into the second period.
- Women's Health
Brooke Shields, 56, looks strong in a yellow bathing suit on the beach after her leg injury in a new photo. She broke her femur in February and is on the mend.
- Footwear News
Becky G Turns Heads in Extreme Thigh-High Slit Yellow Dress & 6-Inch Heels at People’s Choice Awards
Becky G turned heads as she arrived at the 2021 People's Choice Awards wearing a sizzling black and yellow Roberto Cavalli gown. The vibrant floor-length ensemble featured an extreme thigh-high slit and stomach cut-out. She paired the gown with a pair of Jimmy Choo Max 150 Suede open toe platform sandals.
- House Beautiful
Letters allegedly sent from Prince Philip to Princess Diana appear to show him taking her side over Charles' in the divorce. He says, among other things, that Charles was "silly" and that no one in their "right mind" would leave Diana for Camilla.
- Hoops Hype
Over the following few days, fans would go crazy trying to guess his current weight, but ESPN's Tim MacMahon seems to have found the answer. According to his sources, Zion is at 330 pounds right now, which puts him among the heaviest players in NBA ...
- Hoops Hype
Michelle Beadle has further elaborated on the idea that LeBron James wanted her fired from ESPN. In November, on her own podcast, Beadle said that she found out that James tried to get her axed. This week, Beadle went on the "House of Strauss" ...
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
It’s now been 10 years since one of the last truly devastating hits the NFL has witnessed. Thursday, December 8, 2011. The Browns visited the Steelers. Colt McCoy played quarterback for Cleveland. James Harrison provided the Pittsburgh defense with a degree of physicality and, in turn, intimidation. As the clock moved under six minutes to [more]
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The Ravens employed a little-used strategy in Sunday’s loss to the Steelers, having safety Chuck Clark intentionally jump offside late in the game. But Ravens coach John Harbaugh didn’t want to talk about it. “I don’t need to get into the strategy of it all,” Harbaugh said. “But sometimes, it is, [and] sometimes, it isn’t.” [more]
- The Daily Beast
YouTubeA man accused of racially profiling a Black worker in a Tennessee parking garage with his white mom has been charged with assault after a video of the altercation went viral on social media, the Nashville Metro police said.According to an arrest warrant filed Dec. 2, Edward Brennan took a swing at Johnny Martinez, who was checking cars for parking permits in the Nashville garage, after his mom called the police because Martinez refused to show them identification. “A reasonable person wou
More than a dozen years after the Bella Twins’ debut, the WWE is diving into the college game with the help of another familiar set of identical siblings. Fresno State basketball players Hanna and Haley Cavinder are headlining the inaugural class of the WWE’s new NIL program, Next in Line, designed to develop and recruit […]
General Bipin Rawat was killed alongside his wife and 11 others in the crash in Tamil Nadu.