Heavy snow and strong winds are expected at times in the Sierra and in other mountainous areas. Blizzard warnings are posted in California’s Sierra Nevada, where a combination of snow and high winds will make treacherous, if not impossible, into Wednesday. Winter storm warnings, winter weather advisories and winter storm watches are in effect from lower elevations of the Pacific Northwest into the Rockies. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)Parts of the Northeast that have seen little snow this winter were under a winter storm warning. And forecasters warned of continued high winds in parts of the Plains and of thunderstorms and possible tornadoes in the Ohio Valley.
The Associated Press has the story:‘Everything Everywhere’ tops SAG AwardsNewslooks- (AP)The unlikely awards season juggernaut “Everything Everywhere All at Once” marched on at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, and even gathered steam with wins not just for best ensemble, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan but also for Jamie Lee Curtis. The SAG Awards, often an Oscar preview, threw some curve balls into the Oscars race in a ceremony streamed live on Netflix’s YouTube page from Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Jennifer Coolidge arrives at the 29th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Ana de Armas arrives at the 29th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Austin Butler arrives at the 29th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.21 days ago NewsLooks
Hollywood is gearing up for the 95th Academy Awards, where “Everything Everywhere All at Once” comes in the lead nominee and the film industry will hope to move past “the slap” of last year’s ceremony. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Oscars, including when they are, where to watch the live show and this year’s controversies. The Associated Press has the story:Everything about the 2023 Academy AwardsNewslooks- NEW YORK (AP)WHEN ARE THE OSCARS? Ke Huy Quan arrives at the 95th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is yet to announce presenters. After striking Chris Rock at last year’s ceremony, Smith was banned by the film academy from attending for 10 years.1 month ago NewsLooks
President Joe Biden will deliver the State of the Union speech Tuesday night, three months after Republicans took control of the House of Representatives, a speech that may mark the unofficial start of the 2024 presidential campaign season. Biden to deliver reassurance in State of the UnionNewslooks- WASHINGTON (AP)President Joe Biden is ready to offer a reassuring assessment of the nation’s condition rather than roll out flashy policy proposals as he delivers his second State of the Union address seeking to overcome pessimism in the country and concerns about his own leadership. With Republicans now in control of the House, Biden is turning his focus to implementing the massive laws and making sure voters credit him for the improvements rather than crafting major new initiatives. Biden has insisted that he won’t negotiate on meeting the country’s debt obligations; Republicans have been equally adamant that Biden must make spending concessions. Now, Biden must make the case — both at home and abroad — for sustaining that coalition as the war drags on.1 month ago NewsLooks
The more we can say there are standards that equipment must be tested to, the better,” said Larry Norden, an election security expert with the Brennan Center for Justice. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)Poll workers use electronic pollbooks to check in voters. While that can present significant security challenges, scrutiny for the pollbook systems is not as consistent as with voting machines. Two efforts are underway that seek to address the lack of uniform testing standards for electronic pollbooks. “Real or perceived attacks on our voting systems can threaten voter confidence,” one commissioner, Don Palmer, said during the panel.1 month ago NewsLooks
The U.S. carmaker will partner Red Bull Powertrains, the company established to build engines for Red Bull and sister team AlphaTauri after an existing customer arrangement with Honda expires. Red Bull powertrains and Ford will partner on the development of a hybrid power unit that will supply engines to both Red Bull and AlphaTauri when new F1 regulations begin in 2026. Ford CEO Jim Farley speaks during an Oracle Red Bull Racing event in New York, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. “With Red Bull and AlphaTauri, that’s exactly what we will be able to do.”Christian Horner, team principal of the Red Bull Formula One team, left, talks with Ford CEO Jim Farley during an Oracle Red Bull Racing event in New York, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. Red Bull Powertrains originally had a deal with Porsche that fell apart last season and Red Bull has been developing its own power unit for the new regulations.1 month ago NewsLooks
The Associated Press has the story:Gen. Mark Milley visits Ukrainian soldiers training siteNewslooks- GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA, Germany (AP)Monday was just Day Two for Ukrainian soldiers at the U.S. military’s new training program, but the message was coming through loud and clear. More than 600 Ukrainian troops began the expanded training program at the camp just a day before Milley arrived. But limited instruction for Ukrainian forces began last year, shortly after the Russian invasion. Last month, the Pentagon announced it would expand the training in an effort to hone the skills of the Ukrainian forces. The training at Grafenwoehr is being done by the 7th Army Training Command.2 months ago NewsLooks
FILE – Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida arrives at the “Monaco Red Cross Ball”, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Monaco. Italian film star Gina Lollobrigida has died in Rome at age 95. FILE – American actor Rock Hudson and Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida stars of the new film ‘Come September’ pose for a photo, in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, Sept. 10, 1960. Lollobrigida has died in Rome at age 95. FILE – Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, during the International Film Festival (Berlinale) in Berlin, Germany, July 5, 1958.2 months ago NewsLooks