Disney Reveals Opening Date & Details Of Splash Mountain Transformation Into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

Splash Mountain will be transformed into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, with the reconceived attraction set to open at Disneyland and Disney World in late 2024. Carmen Smith, SVP Creative Development – Product/Content & Inclusive Strategies for Disney, confirmed the plans in a blog post. Disney had indicated in 2020 that it would overhaul the attraction, sharing […]

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WGA East Members Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract With ABC News

WGA East members employed by ABC News have voted overwhelmingly – 96% in favor – to ratify a new thee-year contract. The 110-member bargaining unit includes news editors, news writers, continuity writers, researchers, assignment editors, desk assistants, production assistants and graphic artists based in New York and Washington, D.C who work at Good Morning America, […]

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Ukraine Granted European Union Candidate Status

The European Union leaders have unanimously decided to grant Ukraine EU candidate status. The two-day meeting of the European Council, which began in Brussels Thursday, also agreed to grant candidacy to Moldova. The Council directed the European Commission to report to it on the fulfillment of the conditions specified in the Commission’s opinions on the […]

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FDA Bans Juul E-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday rejected Juul’s application to sell its e-cigarettes in the U.S. The company must now stop selling and distributing its products in the country. Juul had sought approval from the FDA for its vaping device and tobacco- and menthol-flavored pods. However, the FDA issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) […]

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Wall Street Might Bounce Back; All Eyes On Powell’s Testimony

After Powell’s comment that recession is certainly a possibility, investors are keen to hear the second day of Congressional testimony on Thursday. Weekly Jobless Claims as well as other economic announcements will get special attention. A recent study on the new variants of coronavirus suggests that subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 could escape antibody responses from […]

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