Lizzo wins first Grammy Award, opens show with tribute to Kobe Bryant

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Lizzo picked up her first Grammy Award on Sunday night after paying tribute to the late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in her opening performance. She won Best Pop Solo Performance for her hit "Truth Hurts" -- the first award of the night. She led the award show in nominations with eight. Opening the show, Lizzo, Alicia Keys and Boyz II...

In Photos: Moments from the 2020 Grammys red carpet

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Musicians and nominees arrive for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26, 2020.Read More

'Limbo for the next couple of years': Why it could take Fountaingrove a decade to recover

… more than 700 are under construction or in the pipeline. But … calendar-year deadline for new building codes, officials said. Leaving town But … Read More

ARCON charges LASG to delete law backing draftsmen to engage in design, others

… collapse and quackery, plaguing the construction industry. Ajayi stated that if … and spirit of the National Building Codes, which were to ensure that … Read More

Saudi building sector urged to lower carbon footprint

… in compliance with Saudi Building Code that will help position … sustainable building designs and construction materials will boost the … the mega trillion-dollar construction activities expected in the … Our goal is to construct sustainable building envelopes, in …Read More

Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet amid bid to revive r&d projects, report says

Analysts say that in order to turn investor sentiment around, the automakers need to make good on joint engineering projects that have slowed since the ouster of the alliance's former leader Carlos Ghosn. Read More

Rivian expects lower prices than previously announced

CEO R.J. Scaringe declined to say how many prospective buyers have so far spent $1,000 on a refundable deposit to hold their spot for a Rivian, but he said the reaction had been "really positive." Read More

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

To coordinate coverage of President Trump’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the White House provided press credentials to the usual mix of American news organizations, including Fox News, Reuters and The New York Times.One media outlet stood out: TruNews, a website aimed at conservative Christians whose founder, a pastor named...

Artists mourn Kobe Bryant; fans flock to Staples Center on Grammy night

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Actors, musicians and other artists took to social media Sunday to mourn the death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed in a California helicopter crash, along with seven other people. He retired from playing professional basketball in 2016 after 20 years. The athlete...

Site That Called Impeachment a ‘Jew Coup’ Got Passes for Trump Trip

To coordinate coverage of President Trump’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the White House provided press credentials to the usual mix of American news organizations, including Fox News, Reuters and The New York Times.One media outlet stood out: TruNews, a website aimed at conservative Christians whose founder, a pastor named...

Brandon Jenner marries Cayley Stoker

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Reality television personality and musician Brandon Jenner has married his pregnant girlfriend Cayley Stoker. "Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife, Cayley. I have discovered a whole new level of happiness because of you," Jenner captioned an Instagram post featuring a gallery of photos led by one of the couple hugging and dressed in...

Worried Reporters Make a Plea: Please Buy Our Paper

On a cold Chicago morning last month, Gary Marx, a veteran investigative reporter, took his dog for a walk and then strolled over to the affluent Lincoln Park neighborhood. After being buzzed into the courtyard of a large house, he hand-delivered a letter urging the intended recipient to buy — or at least invest in — Mr. Marx’s journalistic home...

How Under Armour Lost Its Edge

In the summer of 2018, two top Under Armour executives traveled to the West Coast on a critical mission. Kevin Plank, the sports apparel company’s founder and chief executive, and Patrik Frisk, its president and chief operating officer, needed to persuade Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors star and the company’s highest-profile endorser, not...

Madonna cancels Monday concert in London

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Pop music icon Madonna has canceled her planned concert in London Monday as she heals from unspecified injuries. "Under doctors guidance I have been told to rest for a few days. As you all know, I have injuries that have plagued me since the beginning of the tour but I must always listen to my body and put my health first," the 61-year-old...

'Bad Boys for Life' tops North American box office with $34M

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The action-comedy Bad Boys for Life is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $34 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced on Sunday. This is the second weekend in a row the Will Smith-Martin Lawrence film topped the chart. It earned $59.2 million when it opened last weekend. Coming in at No. 2 this weekend...

Watch: Lovitz is Dershowitz, Driver is Epstein in 'SNL' send-up of hell

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Former Saturday Night Live cast member Jon Lovitz returned to the show this weekend to play U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment attorney Alan Dershowitz. The 8 1/2-minute sketch opened with Dershowitz rehearsing his defense of Trump, name-dropping his previous celebrity clients Jeffrey Epstein, O.J. Simpson and Claus von Bulow. [embedded...

They Changed the Way You Buy Your Basics

At 6:15 in the morning on March 6, 2012, Michael Dubin woke up and checked his computer. He was puzzled by what he saw — actually, by what he didn’t see. Before going to bed, he had posted a video about his start-up, a company that virtually no one had ever heard of.But his venture’s website wasn’t working. Even though everything had been set...

Sam Mendes wins DGA Award for '1917'

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Sam Mendes won the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for his World War I epic, 1917, in Los Angeles Saturday. [embedded content] Alma Har'el earned the honor for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in First-Time Feature Film for the drama Honey Boy and Steven Bognar and...

This Indian start-up has created a VR platform for the construction industry

… architecture, engineering and construction industry. (Image credit … architecture, engineering and construction industry. In fact, … product manufacturers and construction engineers. The web-based … architecture and engineering construction industry. “We have … Read More

Citing safety concerns, New Castle council considers permits for some fences

… . Under the town’s existing building code, only fences higher than 7 … require a permit. Neither does construction fencing or any other fence … Read More