Patrick Stewart is boldly going where he’s been before — “Star Trek.”
CBS All Access said last Saturday that Stewart has been tapped to headline a new “Star Trek” series, reprising his “Star Trek: The Next Generation” character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
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NEW OR USED? EITHER WAY, PRICE HIKES SQUEEZE US AUTO BUYERS
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FUNKY ELECTRONICS CHAIN FRY'S IS NO MORE
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FOXCONN LOOKING AT BUILDING ELECTRIC CARS IN WISCONSIN
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Walmart is raising wages for 425,000 of its 1.5 million U.S. workers and is investing $14 billion this year to speed up its distribution network as the nation’s largest retailer navigates vast industry changes that were accelerated by the pandemic.
US CHARGES NORTH KOREAN COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS IN GLOBAL HACKS
The Justice Department has charged three North Korean computer programmers in a broad range of global hacks, including a destructive attack targeting an American movie studio, and in the attempted theft and extortion of more than $1.3 billion from banks and companies, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
US STILL UNRAVELING ‘SOPHISTICATED' HACK OF 9 GOV'T AGENCIES
U.S. authorities are still working to unravel the full scope of the likely Russian hack that gave the “sophisticated” actor behind the breach complete access to files and email from at least nine government agencies and about 100 private companies, the top White House cybersecurity official said Wednesday.