The hero of “Hotel Rwanda” will be released from Rwandan prison

The hero of “Hotel Rwanda” will be released from Rwandan prison

(CNN) Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the Hollywood film “Hotel Rwanda” and had been sentenced to prison in Rwanda, had his sentence commuted by the country’s President Paul Kagame after his request for clemency, Rwandan officials announced on Friday. Rusesabagina was convicted of terrorism-related charges in September 2021 and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. … Read more

Badger tunnels interrupt traffic on Dutch railways

By Marita Moloney BBC News 11 minutes ago source of images, Getty Images Legend, A badger (file image) Badgers burrowing under train tracks have wreaked havoc on train services in the Netherlands, causing cancellations and line closures. Trains in the north and south of the country have been affected, with some services disrupted for at … Read more

Disney’s layoff rounds will likely begin before the annual meeting; Cut Details Emerge – Deadline

Deadline EXCLUSIVE: With Disney’s April 3 shareholders’ meeting — a virtual affair this year — less than two weeks away, some clarity is emerging about the company’s plans to cut staff and cut costs. Insiders tell Deadline that multiple rounds of cuts are in the works. The first is targeted for next week, we learn. … Read more

New drug makes mice lean even on a sugary, fatty diet

Summary: Researchers have developed a new molecule that limits the transport of magnesium into the mitochondria. The drug prevents weight gain and liver damage in mice that have been fed a high-sugar Western diet since birth. After exposure to the molecule, overweight mice began to lose weight. Source: UT Health San Antonio Researchers at the … Read more