Kelly Marie Tran’s ‘miracle’ career | Celebrity news

Kelly Marie Tran's 'miracle' career

Kelly Marie Tran says her career feels like an “impossible miracle”.

The 31-year-old actress shot to fame playing Rose Tico in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise but admitted she is still shocked by her success as she had no connections to the acting industry.

She told “I know it sounds so cheesy because it probably is, but I just think it’s true, everything that I’ve been able to do in my career this far very much feels like an impossible miracle. I am not someone who had connections in this industry. I’m not someone who knew how to do that. I really feel like I was like the blind leading the blind, trying to figure out how to audition and this world.

“Everyone who has dreams as a kid watching these movies and wanting to be a part of it, if there’s anything that can prove that it’s possible to

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Radford University makes carbon commitment | Local News

Radford University is forming a task force with a goal to make the campus carbon neutral.

The group’s formation comes after school President Brian Hemphill’s announcement of the signing of a Carbon Commitment at his State of the University address earlier this month.

Two involved in the task force effort, professor Stockton Maxwell, and the university’s sustainability manager, Josh Nease, said the process is is its infancy stages and the group has yet to be fully formed, but the university already has a few projects

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University of Tulsa helping lead project to build up nation’s cybersecurity workforce | Local News

“The project also dovetails nicely with the (George Kaiser Family Foundation) initiative to make Tulsa a cyber city,” Shenoi said.

The project was initiated based on a report from the U.S. Department of Commerce and DHS that describes both cybersecurity workforce needs and projected shortages.

In 2017, there were almost 300,000 active openings for cybersecurity-related jobs in the U.S. Globally, projections suggest a cybersecurity workforce shortage of 1.8 million by 2022, officials said.

Moreover, the majority of U.S. critical infrastructure is owned and operated by private companies, making its cybersecurity workforce vital.

The federal government also depends heavily on its cybersecurity workforce, supplemented by contractors.

Shenoi said the goal is to build up the nation’s cyber workforce in two areas, incident response and industrial control systems.

“Everything is automated now. And as you can imagine, really bad things can happen,” he said. “You can hack a plane while it’s flying.

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COVID-19: University students react as government announces ‘travel window’ and mass testing | UK News

University students in England will be able to travel home for Christmas from early December under new government guidance.

The Department for Education has said universities in England should revert to online teaching to allow students to travel home between 3 and 9 December for the festive period.

Universities will be expected to stagger the dates in which students leave during this “travel window” and liaise with other nearby institutions to ensure transport is not overwhelmed.

This guidance hopes to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission as students will be travelling home after the lockdown.

The government has also promised to help universities establish mass testing capacity as well as testing as many students as possible before they return home.

Sky News spoke to university students across the country about this new guidance.

‘These travel corridors are superficial and merely a PR stunt’

Muraad Chaudhry
Muraad says the student travel corridor
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Donald Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for Joe Biden | US news

Donald Trump has said that he will leave the White House in January if the electoral college votes for Democratic president-elect Joe Biden, in the closest the outgoing president has come to conceding defeat.

Biden won the presidential election with 306 electoral college votes – many more than the 270 required – to Trump’s 232. Biden also leads Trump by more than 6 million in the popular vote tally.

Trump has so far defied tradition by refusing to concede defeat, instead making a series of baseless claims about alleged ballot fraud and launching legal attempts to challenge the outcomes in several states such Pennsylvania and Michigan.

But desperate efforts by Trump and his aides to overturn results in key states, either by lawsuits or by pressuring state legislators, have failed.

Speaking to reporters on the Thanksgiving holiday, Trump said if Biden – who is due to be sworn in on

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Trump says he’ll leave if Electoral College seats Biden | National News

As for the Electoral College, Trump made clear that he will likely never formally concede, even if he said he would leave the White House.

“It’s gonna be a very hard thing to concede. Because we know there was massive fraud,” he said, noting that, “time isn’t on our side.”

“If they do,” vote against him, Trump added, “they’ve made a mistake.”

Asked whether he would attend Biden’s inauguration, Trump said he knew the answer but didn’t want to share it yet.

But there were some signs that Trump was coming to terms with his loss.

At one point he urged reporters not to allow Biden the credit for pending coronavirus vaccines. “Don’t let him take credit for the vaccines because the vaccines were me and I pushed people harder than they’ve ever been pushed before,” he said.

As for whether or not he plans to formally declare his candidacy

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Students on Coronavirus Alert Ahead of University Entrance Exam – The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea

Education authorities are on the alert as the daily number of new coronavirus cases spiked at 583 at midnight Wednesday, only a week before the university entrance exam.

High schools nationwide shut down again on Thursday and switched to online classes, and Education Ministry advised private crammers to close for a week.

But high school seniors are still worried about coronavirus infection from family members even if they stay home.

In a statement Thursday, Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae said that 70 percent of students who tested positive for coronavirus in November were infected by their own family.

According to the ministry, 21 high school seniors tested positive and 144 others were in self-quarantine as of Thursday. They will sit the exam in separate rooms, but the ministry only has 784 separate, and the total number of candidates who have at one time or another tested positive or self-isolated is 3,800.

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Xavier University of Louisiana appoints manager, and more metro college news | Crescent City community news

XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA: Kimberly Reese has been promoted to the position of associate vice president for institutional advancement at her alma mater, Xavier University of Louisiana. Reese was previously Xavier’s associate vice president for institutional advancement. 

DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE CYBERSECURITY TRAINING: A 4.5-month cybersecurity career training course begins Dec. 7 at Delgado Community College with support from the Capital One Foundation. Those who complete the program will receive credentials qualifying them for entry-level positions and can also receive up to nine credit hours in Delgado’s associate degree program in computer information technology. The cost  is $500; $300 will be due Dec. 4. For an application and payment information, contact Troy L. Baldwin at [email protected]

DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Registration is open through Dec. 11 for the winter session at Delgado Community College, which begins Dec. 14 and ends four weeks later. Fast-paced courses are available in business, science and technology,

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AUM vs SOC Dream11 Team Tips And Prediction ECS T10 – Malta: Online Dream11 Cricket Prediction, Fantasy Playing Tips, Probable XIs For Todays American University of Malta vs Southern Crusaders CC T10 Match 10 at Marsa Sports Club, Malta 7.45 PM IST Thursday November 26 | cricket news

Dream11 Tips And Prediction ECS T10 Malta

American University of Malta vs Southern Crusaders CC Dream11 Team Prediction ECS T10 Malta 2020 – Fantasy Playing Tips, Dream11 Prediction, Probable XIs For Today’s AUM vs SOC at Marsa Sports Club, Malta: In the match 10 of ECS T10 – Malta on terrific Thursday, American University of Malta will square off against Southern Crusaders CC at the Marsa Sports Club, Malta. The ECS T10 – Malta AUM vs SOC match will begin at 7.45 PM IST – November 26. Southern Crusaders CC and the American University of Malta are all set to face each other for the second time during the same day of the league at Marsa Sports Club. As it is their second game, both of them would want to end their day on a winning note. Moreover, they would be very eager to get on the ground and get

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China Wields Patriotic Education to Tame Hong Kong’s Rebellious Youth | World News

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Cua Chiu-fai is on a mission to rid Hong Kong’s classrooms of what he sees as poisonous anti-China bias. His soldiers: mainly parents. He has recruited hundreds of mothers and fathers to monitor and report on teachers deemed guilty of filling their students with hate for China and urging them to take to the streets in protest.

Using his YouTube channel, which has 114,000 subscribers, Cua says he has enlisted parents and other volunteers as part of an initiative called “Help Our Next Generation.” In a video posted in late October, he talks about seeing pictures of “people who looked like teachers” directing young students to pick up bricks during the demonstrations that roiled Hong Kong last year. These teachers need to have their licenses revoked, he says in the video: “If you’re a teacher and you make your students destroy this place for certain so-called

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