Ronnee Sass Dies: Warner Bros. Publicist Behind Memorable Home Video Campaigns Was 72

Mexico's economy 'could easily' grow more than 5% in 2021 -finance minister

MEXICO CITY, March 22 (Reuters) – Mexico’s economy “could easily” grow more than 5% in 2021 due to the country’s vaccine rollout and the impacts of the United States’ $1.9 trillion stimulus package, according to a presentation by Mexico Finance Minister Arturo Herrera on Monday.

Drunk mum kicked off plane for refusing to wear mask on Ibiza flight

Cramer's lightning round: Marvell Technology is 'still the ultimate 5G play'

  • It's that time again! "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed.

Marvell Technology: "This is still the ultimate 5G play, and I am not backing away from that. They had a great quarter. Don't let people tell you otherwise."

Crispr Therapeutics AG: "Crispr is one of the great spec stocks."

Lithia Motors: "I think it does [have more room to run] … I think that Lithia Motors is a very, very good stock."

Nokia: "They do everything they can to save that thing and, I've got to tell you, that dog will not hunt."

Canadian Solar: "I've cooled on the solar space."

Metromile: "We've got to have Metromile on the show."

Bionano Genomics: "I sanction buying it if you want a spec, and only if you want a spec."

Disclosure: Cramer's charitable trust owns shares of Marvell Technology.


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Details emerge from bicycle crash that left Shawn Bradley paralyzed

Former NBA center Shawn Bradley was riding his bicycle when he was hit by a moving vehicle forcing him to collide with a parked car on the shoulder of the road, according to St. George, Utah police officer’s report of the traffic crash.

The crash, which happened in the afternoon on Jan. 20, left Bradley paralyzed.

In a statement released by the Dallas Mavericks last week, the 7-foot-6 Bradley said the crash happened a block from his home.

The driver of moving vehicle, a Dodge van, told police she saw the cyclist and passed Bradley at about 10 mph and gave “the cyclist plenty of room putting their driver side tire between the two yellow sets (of) double lines,” according to the report.

“V1 driver looked into their rear view mirror as they passed V2 (a Saturn) and saw the cyclist flipping through the air and landed on their back,” the report said.

CU Buffs vs. FSU Seminoles live blog: Real-time updates from the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament

Get live updates from the CU Buffs vs. FSU Seminoles in the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament.

Body found at Auckland Domain, police investigating ‘sudden death’

A body has been found at Auckland Domain this morning.

Police were called to the scene shortly after 10am this morning to investigate a sudden death.

An area has been cordoned off near Domain Drive.

A police spokesperson said officers were making inquiries to establish the circumstances of the death.

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Boulder shooting at King Soopers – The Denver Post

Law enforcement officers responded to King Soopers on Table Mesa Drive in Boulder, Colorado after reports of shots fired inside on Monday, March 22, 2021.

Read more: Shooter opens fire inside King Soopers in Boulder

Maruti Suzuki to raise prices from April

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday said it will increase prices across its model range from next month in order to offset the impact of high input costs. Over the past year, the cost of the company’s vehicles have been impacted adversely due to an increase in various input costs, the auto major said in a filing.

“Hence, it has become imperative for the company to pass on some impact of the above additional cost to customers through a price increase in April 2021,” it added.

The price increase shall vary for different models, it added.

The company however did not share details about the quantum of the price hike it intends to take from next month.

On January 18 this year, the automaker had announced to hike prices of select models by up to ₹34,000 due to a rise in input costs.

MSI sells a range of models from entry-level hatchback to S-CROSS crossover, priced ₹2.99 and ₹12.39 (ex-showroom prices Delhi).

WATCH: Boulder shooting press conference

A shooter opened fire inside a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder on Monday afternoon. Boulder police will give an update on the shooting at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Check back here to watch the live stream.

Ronnee Sass Dies: Warner Bros. Publicist Behind Memorable Home Video Campaigns Was 72

Ronnee Sass, a popular longtime Hollywood publicist, has died. She was 72. Sass died Saturday after following a battle with leukemia..

Best known for her contributions to home entertainment, Sass embarked on a career in this space in 1995. After co-founding Wolff, Freed and Greenberg, an independent PR and advertising firm in Baltimore, and doing a stint in film distribution, Sass found her way to Warner Home Video, where she was tasked with publicizing the studio’s extraordinary film library.

In the 20 years that followed, Sass proved a key player in anniversary campaigns for many classic Warner Bros. titles, including The Wizard of Oz, Singin’ in the Rain and Blade Runner. Of particular note was a 2004 campaign in recognition of the 65th anniversary of Oz, for which she brought together all of the film’s surviving Munchkins.

In 2006, Warner Bros. promoted Sass from executive director of publicity and promotion to VP publicity and promotion, and in this capacity, she served under Jeff Baker, EVP and GM of theatrical catalog. She would leave the studio for good eight years later.

Remembered for her professionalism, talent and singular personality, Sass is survived by her husband of 23 years, Evan Diner, along with a number of nephews and nieces.

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