Jenna Ortega wins big and Pete Davidson makes a surprise appearance

Wednesday wins! The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards did not disappoint on Saturday night as the mud-filled ceremony featured a host of stars with orange blimps. The big winner of the night was Wednesday phenom Jenna Ortega, 20, who beamed to accept the award for TV’s favorite female star. Wednesday wins! The Kids’ Choice Awards did … Read more

China to step up efforts to be self-sufficient in tech: PM

BEIJING, March 5 (Reuters) – China’s science and technology policies should aim to strengthen its strength and self-reliance, while the government’s role in pooling resources for key technological breakthroughs should be better leveraged, said Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday. The country has effectively countered external attempts to suppress and contain China’s development over the … Read more

New research links frequent marijuana use to heart disease

Daily marijuana use is associated with a one-third higher risk of developing coronary heart disease compared to those who have never used drugs, according to a study to be presented at a scientific cardiology conference. Researchers warn that cannabis use is not without risk. People who used marijuana daily were about a third more likely … Read more

Walmart set to close all Portland stores amid record retail theft

Walmart announced plans to close its last two locations in Portland, Oregon in late March following disappointing financial results. “We have nearly 5,000 stores in the United States and, unfortunately, some are not meeting our financial expectations,” the company said in a statement according to KPTV. “Although our underlying business is strong, these specific stores … Read more

Alexa Grasso stuns Valentina Shevchenko to win the title

The belief before UFC 285 was that Alexa Grasso would have to put up a perfect fight to defeat Valentina Shevchenko. Who knew that also applied to the champion? In a closely contested bout, Shevchenko made a mistake that Grasso capitalized on by sinking into a rear naked choke for a fourth-round submission win to … Read more