Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Oscars and apologizes for earlier homophobic tweets

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images Several days after it was announced that he would host the 2019 Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has decided to step down. In a tweet posted just after midnight on Friday, December 7, the comedian shared his decision to relinquish his hosting duties, after backlash over his past anti-LGBTQ tweets and his initial […]

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscar Host in Wake of Anti-Gay Twitter Backlash: 'I Do Not Wish to Be a Distraction'

Kevin Hart is out as host of the Oscars in the wake of an escalating backlash involving the actor/comedian’s homophobic social-media history. “I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year’s Oscar’s [sic] … because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so […]

UN food agency steps up aid to Yemen, to help another 4mn people

The UN food agency is planning to rapidly scale up food distribution to help another 4 million people in Yemen over the next two months. This would be more than a 50-percent increase in the number reached now, if access can be maintained in the war-stricken country. The “ambitious undertaking” finalizes plans, in the works […]

TVLine Items: Temptation Island Trailer, Halo Director/EP Steps Down and More

USA Network is headed back to Temptation Island with a newly released trailer for the reality show revival. The upcoming series, premiering Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10/9c, returns with original host Mark L. Walberg and four dating couples, whose relationships are tested by 24 sexy singles on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Press PLAY above […]

An ex-Apple HR specialist says these four steps can help you answer any question in a job interview

Daxiao Productions/Shutterstock Juan Manuel Ramos, a Spaniard who worked in HR at Apple Ireland for 3 years, claims to have the perfect formula to answer any question during a job interview. According to the HR specialist, it’s all about following the “STAR” method, which stands for Situation, Task, Action, and Result. He also said it’s […]

Parkinson’s disease – do you walk like this? The signs of Parkinson’s hidden in your steps

PARKINSON’S disease symptoms tend to develop slowly over a long period of time, but can include tremors and muscle stiffness. One of the more common signs of the neurodegenerative condition is a change to the way you walk – if you walk like this, you could be at risk.

US objects to Beijing’s military steps in S. China Sea – Bolton

The United States objects to Beijing’s unilateral military steps in the South China Sea, and has increased the pace of US freedom of navigation operations in the disputed waterway, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Tuesday. He was speaking to reporters in Singapore on the sidelines of meetings this week between the 10-member […]

AT&T steps up copyright enforcement, kicks customers off network

Enlarge / The entrance to an AT&T store in San Francisco, California. (credit: Getty Images | Robert Alexander ) AT&T is terminating the broadband service of more than a dozen customers who were accused multiple times of copyright infringement, according to a report by Axios today. “It’s the first time AT&T has discontinued customer service […]