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Figure skater Adam Rippon wants to 'reinvent,' pursue acting

Figure skater Adam Rippon wants to 'reinvent,' pursue acting

Sports
Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A long friendship with the frozen floor has melted into something else for Adam Rippon. The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics sensation has decided to step away from competition and step into the unknown of an acting career. He says it's a scary road but also exciting. "My relationship with the ice is totally different now," Rippon told UPI. "It used to be my job. It would be everything that my whole world was around. Now when I get on the ice it's a chance for me to kinda zone out and enjoy. It's my personal time now. It kinda brings me back to those moments when I first started skating and why I fell in love with skating in the first place." Rippon's agent might be one of the busiest in the business. Booking the bronze medalist for Dancing with the Stars, scores of inter...
Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants 'revolution' against data misuse

Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants 'revolution' against data misuse

Technology
Officially, Sir Tim Berners-Lee doesn't have a favourite website. When you're the creator of the World Wide Web, he says, "You can't." "'What's your favourite website?' was the first question everybody asked," he says. "Sorry, I don't have one."But, even if he's too honourable to show even a hint of favouritism, Sir Tim does occasionally have preferences.One app he especially liked was an activity tracker called Moves, which he used to see what he'd been doing in his journeys round from his home in Massachusetts, where he is a professor of computer science.Then, in 2014, Moves was bought by Facebook - meaning Sir Tim's data now potentially belonged to the world's biggest social network.And then, earlier this year, Facebook shut down Moves. There was no appeal. Facebook simp...
Sinead O’Connor brands white people ‘DISGUSTING’ and never wants to be around them again

Sinead O’Connor brands white people ‘DISGUSTING’ and never wants to be around them again

Entertainment
Sinead O’Connor recently stunned the world when she revealed she had converted to Islam.The Nothing Compares to You singer – who was previously Catholic – announced the news to her 19.3k followers with a quote which read: “I seek refuge in Allah from being among the ignorant.”Since revealing she had converted to Islam, Sinead also revealed she had changed her name to Shuhada’ Davitt.Shuhada’ means “martyrs” or “witnesses” in Arabic. Related Articles The 51-year-old has been flooding her page with pictures she has created of different parts of the scripture, as well as sharing a video of her singing the Azan (Muslim call to prayer).But Sinead stunned yesterday when she hit out at white people on s...
Apple boss Tim Cook praises GDPR and wants tough US privacy law

Apple boss Tim Cook praises GDPR and wants tough US privacy law

Technology
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has demanded a tough new US data protection law, in an unusual speech in Europe.Referring to the misuse of "deeply personal" data, he said it was being "weaponised against us with military efficiency"."We shouldn't sugar-coat the consequences," he added. "This is surveillance."The strongly-worded speech presented a striking defence of user privacy rights from a tech firm's chief executive.Mr Cook also praised the EU's new data protection regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).The new law came into force in May.Mr Cook's speech was made in Brussels, at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.The Apple boss described in some detail what he called th...
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard admits he ‘wants to work with Jose Mourinho again’ and defends Manchester United manager

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard admits he ‘wants to work with Jose Mourinho again’ and defends Manchester United manager

Sports
Eden's dream The Belgium international regrets that he could not have worked under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge for a much longer period Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has made a stunning admission about Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, revealing he wants to work with the Portuguese again. Hazard was the Blues’ star played when they won the 2014/15 Premier League title under Mourinho, scoring 14 goals and being named Premier League Player of the Season and winning similar awards from both the PFA and FWA. Hazard played perhaps the best season of his career in 2014/15 However, the Belgium international’s loss of form the following campaign coincided with Chelsea going completely off the rails. Mourinho was sacked in Decemb...