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Disney names Alisa Bowen president of Disney+ as it prepares to launch ad tier

In this photo illustration, a hand holding a TV remote control in front of the Disney Plus logo on a TV screen. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Walt Disney Company has named its Alisa Bowen president of Disney+. On Thursday, the company said Bowen, who had been its executive […]

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World

Russia to annex four regions of Ukraine as Putin prepares Turkey call

Vladimir Putin is poised for a signing ceremony in the Kremlin on Friday to complete his Ukrainian land grab. Meanwhile the Russian President is also preparing for a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan. Russian-backed officials in four regions of Ukraine said referendums showed an overwhelming majority of their populations had voted to join […]

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Finance

Post Office prepares for rush of Britons depositing £20 and £50 notes

Britons only have a few days left to exchange or use their old paper £20 and £50 notes before they stop becoming legal tender on September 30. To date, £1.2billion worth of paper £20 and £50 banknotes have been deposited at Post Office’s 11,500 branches and it is preparing itself for a last minute rush […]

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Gaming

First Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Trailer Prepares For Battle

Netflix has released the first clip from Vikings: Valhalla Season 2. Season 1 debuted on the streaming service back in February, and by March it was already renewed for and began production on Season 3. Valhalla is a spin-off of History Channel/Amazon Prime Video’s Vikings series, which ran for six seasons. Back in 2020, Vikings […]

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Gaming

AMD Software 22.9.1 prepares Radeon for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

AMD’s ready for Modern Warfare 2’s beta Published: 23rd September 2022 | Source: AMD Radeon Technologies Group | Author: Mark Campbell AMD launches AMD Software 22.9.1 for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s PC beta AMD has released AMD Software 22.9.1, a new Radeon driver that offers PC gamers game-specific optimisations for Call of Duty: […]

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Business

Planet prepares to launch another line of imagery satellites to expand data-gathering operations

An artist’s depiction of a Tanager satellite in orbit. Planet PARIS — Planet is adding another type of imagery satellite to its product line, the latest expansion of the company’s data-gathering operations. The company named the new satellites Tanager — named after a bird family, like the existing lines of Dove and Pelican satellites that […]

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Finance

Bank of England prepares to scrutinise Liz Truss’s growth plan

The Bank of England chose not to play follow the leader after the Federal Reserve’s 0.75 percentage point interest rate rise on Wednesday, but the UK central bank signalled that its decision was not its last word on fighting inflation. Choosing a more modest rise of 0.5 percentage points on Thursday to put interest rates […]

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Celebrities

Piers Morgan prepares to bid sad farewell to Queen from the Palace

Chants of “if you hate the Royal Family, clap your hands” rang around the stadium over the applause. A banner with the same message was held up, which prompted Sky Sports to apologise to viewers.  “Apologies if you were offended by anything you might have heard,” commentator Ian Crocker said.  “Most people showed respect, some […]

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Health

Carterville prepares for historic pop-up heritage exhibit – Newstalk KZRG

The city of Carterville, Missouri, is preparing to take a trip to the past! Read the full press release below: Carterville Community Center, 209 E Hall St, Carterville, MO, October 15, 2022, Time:  1pm – 5pm, Admission $3.  Narrated trolley tours $5 starting at 1:30pm.  With the discovery of rich lead and zinc mines, Carterville […]

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Finance

London’s largest policing operation prepares for Queen’s funeral

London’s police force is mounting its biggest ever operation in response to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, culminating in her state funeral on Monday, according to a senior officer. Stuart Cundy, deputy assistant commissioner at the Metropolitan Police, said on Friday that the safeguarding of foreign leaders and other dignitaries attending the funeral would […]