Participant, studio behind ‘Spotlight,’ ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ shutters after 20 years

[ad_1] Participant, the activist film and television studio that has financed Oscar winners like “Spotlight” and socially conscious documentaries like “Food, Inc,” and “Waiting For Superman” is closing its doors after 20 years. Billionaire Jeff Skoll told his staff of 100 in a memo shared with The Associated Press Tuesday that they were winding down … Read more

Justice Dept. to hit concert promoter Live Nation with antitrust lawsuit

[ad_1] The Justice Department plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against concert promoter Live Nation, people familiar with the investigation confirmed Tuesday. The specific allegations remain unclear, and the timing of a lawsuit is uncertain. But performers, politicians, scholars, rival promoters and other ticket sellers have argued that Live Nation wields far too much power … Read more

Carl Erskine, longtime Dodgers pitcher and one of the

[ad_1] Carl Erskine, who pitched two no-hitters as a mainstay on the Brooklyn Dodgers, and was a 20-game winner in 1953 when he struck out a then-record 14 in the World Series, died Tuesday. He was 97. Erksine died at Community Hospital Anderson in his hometown of Anderson, Indiana, according to Michele Hockwalt, the hospital’s … Read more

Drinking 100% orange juice is linked to surprising health benefits, study finds

[ad_1] Pure orange juice might have some unexpected benefits. Researchers from Toronto Metropolitan University researched the effects of drinking 100% orange juice compared to a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB), or “orange drink,” on appetite, food intake and glycemic response in adults. The study was funded by the Florida Department of Citrus. It was published in the … Read more

Microsoft invests in Arabic AI firm as U.S. tries to limit China’s sway

[ad_1] Microsoft plans to invest $1.5 billion in an Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence company, a deal that could limit China’s influence in the Gulf region amid rising technological competition with the United States. In a blog post Tuesday, Brad Smith, Microsoft vice chair and president, said the deal with G42 will deepen international ties for … Read more

Rory McIlroy debunks LIV Golf rumors. Greg Norman claims unanimous support during Masters trip

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Ga. — This wasn’t the kind of attention Rory McIlroy was hoping for on the day after the Masters. A London financial paper, City A.M., cited anonymous sources as saying McIlroy was believed to be close to an $850 million deal to join LIV Golf. The publication did not say how the sources … Read more

Singer Tanner Adell talks about being featured on Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter”

[ad_1] Singer Tanner Adell talks about being featured on Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” – CBS News Watch CBS News Recognized as one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country,” Tanner Adell’s career soared after her appearances on Beyoncé’s latest album. With a 1,500% spike in Spotify listeners and a new single, “Whiskey Blues,” Adell is quickly becoming … Read more