Now, the cast of the beloved Emmy-nominated TV show is coming back together for a reunion live stream on October 25 before the premiere of the music video. Sean Flynn, Matthew Underwood, Chris Massey, and Erin Sanders are all set for the event, along with special guests Channel Jeffries, Tojo Siva, Loren Gray, Dixie D’Amelia, and more, because TikTok is this generation’s teen drama.
After two days of posting pictures of purple palm tree silhouettes and a polka dot background to her Instagram, Jamie Lynn Spears has confirmed her fans’ hopes: The hit early 2000s Nickelodeon teen drama series Zoey101 is having a reunion. Victoria Justice and Kristin Herrera, who respectively played Lola Martinez and Dana Cruz on the Malibu-set boarding school series, are notably not tagged.
The actors have been teasing a reboot of the tragedy, set at the fictional Pacific Coast Academy, since last year, when much of the cast met up for a reunion dinner in Los Angeles. Since posting the reveal, Spears has been hyping the “experience” in her Instagram Stories, requesting fans’ help in getting #followmezoey101 trending.
Jamie Lynn Spears, 29, who played Zoey Brooks in the Nickelodeon series Zoey101, ” teased a cast reunion. Jamie Lynn Spears unlocked a throwback jam with her key necklace by releasing the music video for the reworked version of “Follow Me (Zoey101)” on Tuesday (Oct. 27).
The 29-year-old star supplemented her revival of the theme song with a reunion of the show’s original cast for a music video, out now. Jeffries, Tojo Siva, Dixie D’Amelia, Gigi Gorgeous, Noah Beck, Sofía Reyes, Eva Murkowski, Loren Gray and Harry Jersey all make special cameos.
The opportunity to collaborate with Channel Jeffries on the modern-day version of the theme song, ‘Follow Me,’ while staying true to the original we all know and love was something I was so excited to be able to do,” Spears said in a press statement. “It was incredible to reunite the original Zoey101 cast with some of the biggest megastars and creators from this generation in the music video.
On Sunday, the 29-year-old actress, who played Zoey Brooks in the Nickelodeon series, teased the reunion on her Instagram, writing, “WE’RE BACK! The cast previously reunited in an All That sketch, which also included Paul Butcher (Dustin Brooks) and Kristin Herrera (Dana Cruz).
The original series followed Zoey and her friends at Pacific Coast Academy in Malibu, California, and ran from 2005 to 2008. Not long after it wrapped its fourth season, Spears (then 16 years old) became pregnant with her first child, daughter Maddie Brian, with then-boyfriend Casey Aldridge.
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The strategy will involve consulting with Indigenous and community governments on how to prioritize doses. The Northwest Territories has been one of the least hard-hit populations in Canada by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 24 total confirmed cases. None of those cases are currently active. The territories have been identified as a priority for vaccinations due to their remoteness and lack of health infrastructure.
“The need for additional shelter and housing infrastructure is inescapable, and we will address that need with prudence.” The city had planned to purchase the inn and three other properties to combat homelessness. Anchorage finalized the purchase of the Best Western Golden Lion Hotel earlier this month, saying it would be converted into a drug and alcohol treatment center. The municipality said it used $15 million from selling its electric utility to make the purchase, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The city Assembly also allocated $12.5 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to purchase the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, Bean’s Café soup kitchen and another pending location. Some residents and lawmakers criticized the city's plans to combat homelessness and drug addiction by using federal coronavirus relief money.
Some of those critics also said converting the facilities would increase crime and lower property values.___This story was first published on Dec. 26, 2020. Ottawa Senators prospect Tim Shuttle buried two goals for the Germans, and helped set up Mario Zimmerman for the game winner on a power play four minutes into overtime.
Nine players tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Edmonton, preventing the team from running a real practice until Christmas Day and leaving the squad short-handed for preliminary round games. After suffering a 16-2 drubbing at the hands of the Canadians on Saturday, Germany struck first against the Slovaks on Monday, with Shuttle finding the back of the net 5:39 into the first period. The two sides traded goals through the first and second frames, then played to a draw in the third, forcing extra time.
Mukluks was called for hooking 2:28 into overtime and with the clock ticking down, Zimmerman's shot from the slot found its way through traffic and beat Slovak goalie Simon Latency. The result leaves Switzerland as the lone team without a win in Group A. Slovakia will be back in action Wednesday when they take on Finland. Carolina Hurricanes prospect Noel Gunner scored twice for the Swedes, who have 54 consecutive preliminary round victories at the world junior hockey championship.
Lucas Raymond, picked fourth overall by the Detroit Red Wings at the 2020 NHL draft, had a goal and an assist, and Theodor Niederbach rounded out the scoring. The victory moved Sweden into sole possession of first place in Group B with two wins and six points.
At one point, the woman appears to rush forward and says, “I'm not letting him walk away with my phone!” Harrold said the phone was returned by an Uber driver shortly afterward. The confrontation prompted comparisons to recent incidents involving false accusations against Black people. A white woman was charged with filing a false report for calling 911 and saying she was being threatened by “an African American man” during a dispute with a Black man in New York's Central Park in May. That case inspired New York state lawmakers in June to pass a law that makes it easier under civil rights law to sue an individual who calls a police officer on someone “without reason” because of their background, including race and national origin.“There are thousands of Black men sitting in prison who have been falsely accused,” Harold said.
“That’s why we have to address incidents like this now, before they become life altering, life impacting issues that negatively and devastatingly affect Black people.” The parents of Kenyon Harold Jr. and civil rights attorney Ben Rump issued a statement Monday, calling on the Manhattan district attorney to bring assault and battery charges against the woman “to send the message that hateful, racially motivated behavior is unacceptable.”“As this year of racial awareness is drawing to a close, it’s deeply troubling that incidents like this one, in which a Black child is viewed as and treated like a criminal, continue to happen,” read the statement. Crump and the Harold family also called for a civil rights investigation into the Carlo Hotel “for its implicit bias” in its treatment of the teen. New York City police did not identify the woman, saying only that there was a harassment complaint on file for an incident Saturday inside the hotel. A spokesperson for Manhattan District Attorney CY Vance said the office is “thoroughly investigating this incident” but did not elaborate. Hotel management said in a posting Sunday they reached out to Harold and his son to apologize.“We're deeply disheartened about the recent incident of baseless accusation, prejudice, and assault against an innocent guest of Carlo Hotel,” they said in a Facebook post. Keyon Harold is originally from Ferguson, Missouri, and lives in New York City.
Calling St. Mary’s Academy admission numbers “strong,” president Connie Punk said there is unprecedented enrollment interest for the upcoming school year. Teenagers studied daily at the Wellington Crescent school until the second wave of the virus spiked in late October, prompting administration to pivot to a blended program, with alternating in-class and remote days throughout the week.
St. Mary's administration weighed the decision before the province mandated blended learning for high schoolers. Grade 12 students Lily Francis and Vote Ewhrudjakpor share in the same senior-year stresses that members of graduating classes before them have experienced during a final lap of Manitoba’s K-12 education system.
The 17-year-old missed a single fall day to stay home after learning about a COVID-19 exposure in her cohort. “I’m not going to lie, it’s been pretty stressful,” Ewhrudjakpor said, listing off the “draining” contrast between in-class and remote days and the lack of deadline wiggle room in the IB program.
In response to a Free Press request about the difference between in-class days, a Winnipeg School Division spokesperson said the comparison is “unfair” and directed a reporter to Manitoba Education. Depending on the six-day school cycle rotation, Ewhrudjakpor visited Kelvin once or twice a week throughout autumn.
What she has found is blended biology and math come easier than discussion-based courses such as history and English because she can teach herself concepts instead of having to rely on in-person lessons that are rushed because of time constraints. While there are many distractions at home, she said her teachers have put in place policies to keep students engaged and are available via video call or chat.
“I don’t think my learning’s really suffered at all,” she said, acknowledging that because competitive sports are on hiatus, extracurriculars have taken a hit, although the yearbook committee is working via Zoom. Remote-learning teacher Tara McLaughlin does not hesitate when asked if she thinks remote and in-class learning can be equal.
Given internet and device access challenges, as well as the value of schools as safe spaces for students, Sims said what’s now become known as the COVID-19 learning loss phenomenon will hit some communities harder than others. But if students are independent learners and teachers have effective remote strategies, in-class day differences are unlikely to yield different outcomes, said George Georgios, an education professor at the University of Alberta studying literacy learning loss during the pandemic.
Georgios said he's more concerned about learning loss among Grade 1-3 students, especially those who were struggling readers pre-pandemic, since his early research shows younger learners’ skills have suffered in comparison to other groups. The president of St. Mary’s said public and private schools alike are doing their best right now, but she doesn’t believe there will be a place for blended learning when the pandemic is over, at least not on her campus.
firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @macintoshmaggieMaggie Macintosh, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Winnipeg Free Press Trump also opposes language that allows for the renaming of military bases that honor Confederate leaders. The defense bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, or NCAA, affirms 3% pay raises for U.S. troops and authorizes more than $740 billion in military programs and construction. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said after the vote that the House had done its part to ensure the NCAA becomes law “despite the president’s dangerous sabotage efforts.
The bipartisan vote on the widely popular defense bill showed the limits of Trump's influence in the final weeks before he leaves office, and came minutes after 130 House Republicans voted against a Trump-supported plan to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000. The House approved the larger payments, but the plan faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate, another sign of Trump's fading hold over Congress. Trump has offered a series of rationales for rejecting the defense bill.
He urged lawmakers to impose limits on Twitter and other social media companies he claimed are biased against him, as well as to strip out language that allows for the renaming of military bases such as Fort Benning and Fort Hood that honor Confederate leaders. Trump was referring to provisions in the bill that impose conditions on his plan to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan and Germany.
The measures require the Pentagon to submit reports certifying that the proposed withdrawals would not jeopardize U.S. national security. The veto override was supported by 212 Democrats, 109 Republicans and an independent. He also noted the shifting explanations Trump had given for the veto.“From Confederate base names to social media liability provisions ... to imaginary and easily refutable charges about China, it’s hard to keep track of President Trump’s unprincipled, irrational excuses for vetoing this bipartisan bill,'' Reed said. Reed called the Dec. 23 veto “Trump’s parting gift to (Russian President Vladimir) Putin and a lump of coal for our troops.
Donald Trump is showing more devotion to Confederate base names than to the men and women who defend our nation.'' Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said Trump's veto “made it clear that he does not care about the needs of our military personnel and their families.
““We would be opposed if the ones we have under contract were to be given to a private company, that we would not permit, and we would file a complaint,” he said. Mexico's medical safety commission must grant approval for any vaccine. “Now one Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights activists, 31-year-old al-Hathloul was sentenced Monday to nearly six years in prison, according to state-linked media, under a vague and broadly worded counterterrorism law.
“A conviction for terrorism is not justice for Lorain,” said Affair, describing al-Hathloul as a lively person and engaged student who was involved in numerous extracurricular clubs and activities. She was studying French, said Affair. Al-Hathloul could be released in March 2021 based on time already served, according to rights group “Prisoners of Conscience,” which focuses on Saudi political detainees.
She has been imprisoned since May 2018, and 34 months of her sentencing will be suspended. Her family said in a statement she will be barred from leaving the kingdom for five years and required to serve three years of probation after her release. Jaffar said she worries the suspended sentence “could be used as an excuse for a future arrest, as could the terrorism verdict in general. “Global Affairs Canada spokeswoman Angela Award called al-Hathloul's conviction and sentencing “deeply troubling.
He has also vowed to reverse President Donald Trump's policy of giving Saudi Arabia “a blank check to pursue a disastrous set of policies,” including the targeting of female activists. Jake Sullivan, Biden's incoming national security adviser, called the sentencing of al-Hathloul “unjust and troubling. “"As we have said, the Biden-Harris administration will stand up against human rights violations wherever they occur,” he said in a tweet. Al-Hathloul was found guilty and sentenced to five years and eight months by the kingdom's anti-terrorism court on charges of agitating for change, pursuing a foreign agenda, using the internet to harm public order and co-operating with individuals and entities that have committed crimes under anti-terror laws, according to state-linked Saudi news site ABQ.
The charges all come under the country's broadly worded counterterrorism law. Another Saudi women's rights activist, Maya'a al-Zahrani, was issued the same sentence for a similar list of charges by the Specialized Criminal Court, which tries terrorism cases, according to local media reports Monday. Both women have 30 days to appeal the verdicts. A number of other women's rights activists remain imprisoned or continue to face trials on charges related to their advocacy, such as pushing for the right to drive before the ban was lifted in mid-2018. To be sentenced for her activism for the very reforms that MBS and the Saudi kingdom so proudly tout is the ultimate hypocrisy,” she said, referring to the Saudi crown prince by his initials. Sabq, which said its reporter was allowed inside the courtroom, reported that the judge said the defendant had confessed to committing the crimes and that her confessions were made voluntarily and without coercion.
The report said the verdict was issued in the presence of the prosecutor, the defendant, a representative from the government’s Human Rights Commission and a handful of select local media representatives. Al-Hathloul has long been defiantly outspoken about human rights in Saudi Arabia, even from behind bars. She launched hunger strikes to protest her imprisonment and joined other female activists in telling Saudi judges that she was tortured and sexually assaulted by masked men during interrogations.
Some say they were forcibly groped and threatened with rape. The activist rejected an offer to rescind her allegations of torture in exchange for early release, according to her family. Al-Qahtani was later sanctioned by the U.S. for his alleged role in the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate in Turkey. In many ways, her case came to symbolize Prince Mohammed's dual strategy of being credited for ushering in sweeping social reforms and simultaneously cracking down on activists who had long pushed for change. While some activists and their families have been pressured into silence, al-Hathloul's siblings, who reside in the U.S. and Europe, consistently spoke out against the state prosecutor's case and launched campaigns calling for her release. The prosecutor had called for the maximum sentence of 20 years, citing evidence such as al-Hathloul's tweets in support of lifting a decades-long ban on women driving and speaking out against male guardianship laws that had led to multiple instances of Saudi women fleeing abusive families for refuge abroad.
Al-Hathloul's family said the prosecutor's evidence included her contacts with rights group Amnesty International. She was also charged with speaking to European diplomats about human rights in Saudi Arabia, though that was later dropped by the prosecutor. The longtime activist was first detained in 2014 under the previous monarch, King Abdullah, and held for more than 70 days after she attempted to livestream herself driving from the United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia to protest the ban on women driving. She's also spoken out against guardianship laws that barred women from travelling abroad without the consent of a male relative, such as a father, husband or brother.
The kingdom eased guardianship laws last year, allowing women to apply for a passport and travel freely. Her activism landed her multiple human rights awards and spreads in magazines like Vanity Fair in a photo shoot next to Meghan Markle, who would later become the Duchess of Sussex. She was also a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Al-Hathloul's family say in 2018, shortly after attending a U.N.-related meeting in Geneva about the situation of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, she was kidnapped by Emirate security forces in Abu Dhabi, where she'd been residing and pursuing a master's degree.
They say police will be working to determine the motive, and the provincial Coroners Service is also assisting the investigation. Gang says the initial phase of any investigation is critical as police move quickly to gather time-sensitive evidence.
He said the court did not ask Zhang whether she would appeal, nor did she indicate whether she would. Zhang, 37, travelled to Wuhan in February and posted on various social media platforms about the outbreak that is believed to have emerged in the central Chinese city late last year. She was arrested in May amid tough nationwide measures aimed at curbing the outbreak and heavy censorship to deflect criticism of the government’s initial response. Zhang reportedly went on a prolonged hunger strike while in detention, prompting authorities to forcibly feed her, and is said to be in poor health. China has been accused of covering up the initial outbreak and delaying the release of crucial information, allowing the virus to spread and contributing to the pandemic that has sickened more than 80 million people worldwide and killed almost 1.8 million.
Beijing vigorously denies the accusations, saying it took swift action that bought time for the rest of the world to prepare. China's ruling Communist Party tightly controls the media and seeks to block dissemination of information it hasn't approved for release. In the early days of the outbreak, authorities reprimanded several Wuhan doctors for “rumour-mongering” after they alerted friends on social media.
It’s nothing short, in my view, of irresponsibility,” Biden said. He warned that his team needs “full visibility” into the budget process at the Defense Department “in order to avoid any window of confusion or catch-up that our adversaries may try to exploit.” He also said they need “a clear picture of our force posture around the world and of our operations to deter our enemies.” Biden’s remarks came after he was briefed by members of his national security and defense teams and advisers, including his nominees for Secretary of State, Defense and Homeland Security, as well as his incoming national security adviser. The president-elect said his team found that agencies “critical to our security have incurred enormous damage” during President Donald Trump’s time in office.“Many of them have been hollowed out in personnel, capacity and in morale,” he said.
“All of it makes it harder for our government to protect the American people, to defend our vital interests in a world where threats are constantly evolving and our adversaries are constantly adapting.” Trump has still refused to concede an election he lost by more than 7 million votes, and his administration did not authorize official co-operation with the Biden transition team until Nov. 23, weeks after the election. Biden and his aides warned at the time that the delay was hampering their ability to craft their own vaccine rollout plan, but have since said co-operation on that and other issues related to COVID-19 has improved. Last week, however, Biden himself said that the Defense Department “won’t even brief us on many things” and suggested because of this, he didn’t have a complete understanding of the full scope of the recent cyberpunk that breached numerous government systems. On Monday, Biden said his team still gathering information about the extent of the cyberpunk, but described the need to “modernize” America’s defense to deter future such attacks, “rather than continuing to over-invest in legacy systems designed to address the threats of the past.” Pentagon officials pushed back on Biden’s characterization of the disconnect between the Defense Department and the Biden team.
Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller said in a statement that the department has conducted 164 interviews with over 400 officials, and provided over 5,000 pages of documents, which is “far more than initially requested by Biden’s transition team.” Miller also said that his team is continuing to schedule meetings for the remaining weeks of the transition and “answer any and all requests for information in our purview.” Biden also spoke in length about the need to rebuild global alliances, which he said were necessary to combat climate change, address the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for future epidemics, and confront the growing threat posed by China.“Right now, there’s an enormous vacuum. We’re going to have to regain the trust and confidence of a world that has begun to find ways to work around us or without us,” he said. Trump has implemented an “America First” foreign policy that saw the U.S. retreat from longstanding global alliances and treaties.
The Trump Administration cut funding from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, withdrew from the World Health Organization and the Paris Climate Accords. The shift away from international diplomacy also precipitated an exodus of staff from key agencies, like the State Department. Trump himself has had a contentious relationship with the intelligence community, criticizing its findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to boost his candidacy.
A total of 27 cases were reported on Tuesday, including eight in the northeastern province of Liaoning and 12 brought from outside the country. China has reported a total of 87,003 cases and 4,634 deaths since the virus was first detected in the central city of Wuhan late last year.
“Jeanne was best known to Albertans as the wife of one of Canada's most highly regarded Premiers, the late Peter Lockheed. “Jeanne continued to make an impact on the lives of Albertans long after Peter left public office.
“It was through mom's eyes, who was trained in the fine arts, that he learned to appreciate the world of music, ballet, opera and theater,” reads Peter's obituary, from 2012. “The couple moved to Boston, where Peter completed his MBA at Harvard with Jeanne's support, before settling in Calgary.
She's memorialized with the Jeanne and Peter Lockheed Performing Arts Center in Cam rose, and the Peter and Jeanne Lockheed Building at the Ban ff Center. She's also responsible for the idea behind the William Watson Lodge Society, an accessible facility which allows Albertans with disabilities to enjoy the mountains without barriers and at an affordable price. Lougheed leaves behind her children, Stephen, Andrea, Pamela and Joe, and grandchildren. Kirstin Even den, executive director of the Lockheed House, said she recalled her visits to the historic site fondly.
Flags at the Legislative Assembly and McDougall Center will fly at half-mast this week in remembrance, Kenney said. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday it would reform how it certifies new airplanes in line with legislation passed by Congress after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people.
Honduras and Guatemala last received such funding in 2018. Milena Mayor, who this month became El Salvador's ambassador in Washington, said she was surprised by the curtailment, which she said goes against decades of close military co-operation between the two countries. El Salvador was one of the few Latin American nations to join the U.S.-led coalition that invaded Iraq in 2003 and the country's international airport is one of just two in Latin America used by the U.S. military to carry out anti-narcotics missions in the region.“It's of vital importance this decision be reconsidered,” Mayor said in an interview with The Associated Press.
“Our military will always need to have certain tools to fight insecurity.” Bukele took office in 2019 vowing to rescue El Salvador from the deep divisions left by uncontrolled gang violence and systemic corruption in both right- and left-wing governments that followed the end of a bloody civil war in 1992. He remains popular at home thanks to a sharp reduction in one of the world's highest homicide rates. But in Washington he has drawn criticism from Democrats and some Republicans for strong-armed tactics like his decision last February to surround congress with heavily armed troops to pressure lawmakers into approving a loan to fund the fight against gangs. Mayorga said the traditional parties that have dominated El Salvador's congress have spared no effort trying to portray Bubble as an autocrat.
But even Trump officials in May quietly expressed concern that Bubble's defiance of El Salvador's congress and supreme court threatened its eligibility to receive anti-poverty assistance. President-elect Joe Biden has made Central America one of his foreign policy priorities in the Western Hemisphere, and it’s unclear whether he will go along with the decision to curtail military aid to the Northern Triangle. NEW YORK (Reuters) -Wall Street struggled on Tuesday to build on the previous session's record closing highs and crude oil gained ground as investors looked to Washington for signs that an enhanced stimulus package would pass a Senate vote.
The S&P 500 and the Dow pared early gains and the Nasdaq was flat as market participants balanced near-term challenges with longer-term hopes for economic recovery and a return to healthy demand. “ You have government economic assistance coupled with Brexit, which is pushing stocks up in Europe, Britain and the U.S.,” said Peter Tub, president of Chase Investment Counsel in Charlottesville, Virginia.