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‘Doctor Who’ special to air on New Year’s Day

‘Doctor Who’ special to air on New Year’s Day

Entertainment
Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The Doctor Who special, Revolution of the Daleks, got a premiere date and trailer on Sunday. The episode is set to air on the BBC and BBC America on Jan. 1. Advertisement The networks previously announced that Doctor Who and Torchwood alum John Barrowman would reprise his role of the immortal soace-traveler Capt. Jack Harkness in the holiday adventure. He can be seen in Sunday's minute-long preview, which is now on YouTube. Other guest stars for the episode include Chris Noth, Harriet Walter and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. "We've crammed this year's Doctor Who special with an explosion of extraordinary acting talent. Where else would you get British acting royalty, a globally renowned US screen star, an (inter)national treasure of stage and screen and one of Britain's hottes...
Floyd Mayweather announces ring return for February 28 fight at Tokyo Dome in Japan – same venue as Mike Tyson vs Buster Douglas 30 years ago

Floyd Mayweather announces ring return for February 28 fight at Tokyo Dome in Japan – same venue as Mike Tyson vs Buster Douglas 30 years ago

Sports
Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring for a fight on February 28 at the Tokyo Dome, it was announced in Japan overnight. The retired, 50-0 boxing superstar teased last week that he would be ‘doing something big’ at the Tokyo Dome and appeared via video call at a press conference held in the country on Monday morning to make plans more public. Chris Farina/Top Rank Mayweather quit boxing with a perfect 50-0 record Details remain scarce regarding the opponent and specific nature of the bout, but what was confirmed is that Mayweather will be competing on the same show as a new MMA event named ‘MEGA 2021’ on Sunday, February 28. This should not be taken to mean that Floyd will be participating in an MMA fight, of course. When he was last seen in the r

Meet the financial advisor ranked No. 1 two years in a row by CNBC

Finance
David Rea in Chobe National Park in Botswana.Source: David ReaFor two years in a row, something hasn't changed on CNBC's ranking of the top 100 financial advisors in the U.S.: Salem Investment Counselors has come in at No. 1.CNBC spoke recently with Salem's president, David Rea, about why he believes his firm has been ranked so highly – twice.Salem Investment Counselors provides comprehensive financial planning and investment management to its clients, most of whom have a net worth of $ 500,000 or more. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based firm has more than $ 1.7 billion in assets under management and has been in business since 1979.Rea, whose mother was a housekeeper and father worked in the steel mills in Indiana, has been serving some of his clients for close to four decades now,
The arrival of seabirds transformed the Falkland Islands 5,000 years ago

The arrival of seabirds transformed the Falkland Islands 5,000 years ago

Science
Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Roughly 5,000 years ago, seabirds colonized the Falkland Islands in record numbers. New research -- published Friday in the journal Science Advances -- suggests the seabirds arrived around the same time that the South Atlantic cooled, and their arrival shifted the ecosystems on the Falkland Islands. Today, the remote South Atlantic islands remain a refuge for several important seabird species, including great shearwaters, black-browed albatrosses, white-chinned petrels and five species of penguins. Advertisement For a few thousand years, these burrowing and ground nesting seabirds had the islands mostly to themselves, but over the last few centuries, the birds have lost ground to sheep grazing and erosion. In addition, sea and air temperatures in the South Atlantic have b...
Jurgen Klopp’s record-breaking five Liverpool years in numbers

Jurgen Klopp’s record-breaking five Liverpool years in numbers

Sports
In his first news conference as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp posed a rhetorical question, intended to be self-deprecating: "Does anyone in this room think that I can do wonders?"Five years on, we have our answer.In half a decade of continual improvement at the Reds, the German has won trophies, broken records, restored the club to the top of the English game, inspired a city and more. Not bad for a "normal guy from the Black Forest".Having just celebrated the fifth anniversary of his arrival at Anfield, BBC Sport looks at some of the stunning numbers underpinning Klopp's remarkable reign.Getting better and betterOn his first day as Liverpool boss, in October 2015, Klopp spoke of the need to turn "doubters into believers". Over the course of 272 matches and 164 wins, he has done just tha...