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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.

Watch China's new AI anchor read the news


Xinhua is boasting that their new artificial intelligence news anchor is a world's first and that "he" is now considered a regular member of the reporting team and, even better, never needs a break. Since the AI anchor can work 24 hours a day, Xinhua says that means production costs associated with human anchors can be reduced and efficiency improved. Xinhua also says that the virtual anchor can self-learn from watching live broadcasting videos and "can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor." Take a look at the video below and you'll see his voice sounds highly synthesized. Still, the achievement is fascinating, creepy, and horrifying at the same time.

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.