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Jesse Williams Moves On From Minka Kelly With Sports Anchor Taylor Rooks

International Business Times

Minka Kelly who? Actor Jesse Williams is now dating sports anchor Taylor Rooks months after calling it quits with the "The Roommate" actress. On Thursday, sources told People that Williams has officially moved on from Kelly since he is now exclusively seeing the SportsNet New York anchor. "Jesse and Taylor have in fact started dating," sources said. Rooks did not respond when asked to comment on the dating rumor, but Page Six also reported the same thing a day prior. The celebrity news and gossip column claimed that it has also learned from several sources that the "Grey's Anatomy" star is dating Rooks.

Meet the world's first female AI news anchor


In November, Xinhua and Sogou unveiled the first AI news anchors of any gender, a pair of male AIs trained to deliver the news in either English or Chinese. The same day they unveiled Xin, Xinhua and Sogou announced that they'd given these AI anchors the ability to stand and talk simultaneously, and they'll show off that new ability while covering the Two Sessions alongside their female counterpart. When Xinhua debuted their first AI anchors in November, the news agency claimed that each anchor could "work 24 hours a day on its official website and various social media platforms, reducing news production costs and improving efficiency." Since then, the anchors have delivered 3,400 news reports while logging 10,000 minutes of screen time, according to Tencent News.

TRAGIC DEATH Georgia news anchor dies after slipping off waterfall

FOX News

Georgia news anchor died in waterfall accident Multiple media outlets report that 24-year-old Taylor Terrell fell Thursday from Rainbow Falls. She would have turned 25 on Friday. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Cathy Dowd says Terrell was wading in a creek at the top of Rainbow Falls when she lost her footing on rocks covered in algae. She says the swift current swept Terrell over Rainbow Falls.

Veteran Atlanta News Anchor Amanda Davis Dies After Stroke

U.S. News

WGCL-TV reports that Davis, the station's morning news anchor, died Wednesday night. The CBS affiliate says she had a stroke Tuesday while waiting for a flight at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and was rushed to a hospital.

Reporter becomes Canada's first hijab-clad news anchor

FOX News

TORONTO – A Toronto television journalist is believed to be Canada's first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city's major news broadcasters. Ginella Massa was asked to fill in on the anchor desk for CityNews' 11 p.m. broadcast last week and created a buzz after the broadcast ended and she Tweeted, "That's a wrap! I don't think a woman in hijab has ever anchored a newscast in Canada." Massa, 29, said Friday that she became Canada's first hijab-wearing television news reporter in 2015 while reporting for CTV News in Kitchener, Ontario, a city west of Toronto. She moved back to Toronto, where she grew up, earlier this year to take a reporting job at CityNews.