Trump hints at a ‘very big trade deal’ with Britain post Brexit

U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a bilateral meeting during the G7 summit on August 25, 2019 in Biarritz, France. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France— President Donald Trump met Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson kicking off Group of 7 meetings in the French seaside […]

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This wireless charging pad might do two-thirds of what AirPower promised

It’s been nearly five months since one of the all-time great Friday news dumps: On March 29th, Apple abruptly canceled the AirPower wireless charging mat that would supposedly be able to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods simultaneously no matter where you placed them. But wireless charging firm Zens is betting it can do […]

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How not to react to the Andrew Luck retirement news

Over the last few years, Andrew Luck has had to deal with a lacerated kidney, a shoulder that just didn’t work for a year and, now, an ankle that won’t heal. The NFL has ravaged his body, and Luck had enough. The 29-year-old informed the Colts he’d be retiring from the NFL. The news rocked […]

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Robert Downey Jr. nomeado como Lenda da Disney

Todos os anos a Disney nomeia um conjunto de personalidades para formar aquilo que apelidam de Disney Legends. Tratam-se de figuras que, devido às suas contribuições para a companhia, recebem um prémio honorário. Desta feita, durante a D23 deste ano, mais alguns nomes se vão juntar a essa lista de eleitos, entre os quais o […]

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Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Der erste Trailer ist endlich eingetroffen!

Der erste Trailer zu Star Wars: The Mandalorian wurde im Rahmen der D23 Expo endlich veröffentlicht. Das heißersehnte Material erwarten Fans der Sternenkriegssaga bereits seit der Star Wars Celebration im April, als das dortige Publikum einen Trailer zur Realserie mit Pedro Pascal und Gina Carano zu sehen bekam. Trailer zur ersten Star Wars-Realserie Da sich […]

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Chris Selley: Goodale’s same-sex-marriage gambit is staggeringly arrogant and hypocritical

Considering how often and vociferously the Liberals accuse Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer of intending to legislate on abortion, it always struck me as odd that they never accused him of wanting to roll back same-sex marriage rights. Justin Trudeau’s gang have never met a fear too remote to monger, and while Scheer vows inaction on […]

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Tom Holland at D23: ‘I’m going to continue playing Spider-Man’ – CNET

When Spider-Man goes onward, we don’t know if he’ll be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And spider-star Tom Holland didn’t say much of anything about the dispute between Disney and Sony while standing on stage during Walt Disney Studios’ D23 announcements. Last week news broke that Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige would no longer have a […]

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Rahul Gandhi, Other Opposition Leaders Sent Back From Srinagar Airport

Hindustan Times via Getty Images Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who along with 11 other Opposition leaders had gone to Kashmir on Saturday, were sent back from Srinagar airport, says reports.  ANI tweeted that Gandhi and other leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, D Raja, Sharad Yadav were asked to go back from the Srinagar airport.  Delegation […]

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Apple warns not to keep its credit card by leather. Or denim. Or loose change.

Apple (AAPL) updated its support webpage this week to warn customers that some fabrics, such as leather and denim, could cause permanent discoloration to the Apple Card. That damage won’t wash off. Apple also advises against placing the card in a wallet slot that already has a different credit card, so it doesn’t get scratched. […]

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Brazil readies but does not deploy thousands of troops to combat Amazon fires

Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief of staff for the country’s military said on Saturday. In a briefing with reporters, joint military chief Raul Botelho and top government officials did not say […]

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Macron, Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

BIARRITZ: French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France. The two leaders sat on a terrace at the ornate Hotel du Palais in the Atlantic resort of Biarritz, the G7 venue, just a day after […]

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Italy elections look likely as experts cast doubt on a new left-wing alliance

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S has issued a long wish list of requirements for any new government coalition during talks with President Sergio Mattarella, after the center-left Democratic Party (PD extended its own set of demands for any tie-up with the populist group it has criticized and bitterly opposed for the best part of […]

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Manchester City news: Pep Guardiola thought David Silva would fail in English football

Pep Guardiola has admitted he did not believe David Silva would succeed in England when his captain first moved to Manchester City. Silva will make his 400th appearance for City this weekend if he plays against Bournemouth on Sunday, nine years after arriving from Valencia for £24m. The 33-year-old is set to call time on […]

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Disney+ will give subscribers four simultaneous streams and free 4K

Disney’s upcoming Disney+ streaming service is shaping up to be quite the deal. According to CNET, the service will launch on November 12th with support for four simultaneous streams and 4K included, all for the base price of $6.99 a month. Subscribers will also be able to create and manage up to seven profiles on […]

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Vejam 25 minutos de The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt na Nintendo Switch

Depois do anúncio de que The Witcher 3 estava a caminho da consola híbrida da Nintendo, a Switch, os jogadores ficaram séticos relativamente à performance do jogo, principalmente depois de todos os elogios que recebeu nas versões de outras plataformas. Agora, e para poderem ter uma ideia dessa performance, a Nintendo exibe cerca de 25 […]

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No Time to Die! James Bond 25 erhält seinen offiziellen Titel

Über Monate hinweg wurde der Titel von James Bond 25 geheim gehalten. Jetzt ist er endlich raus. Der nächste Kino-Eintrag im Bond-Universum heißt No Time to Die. Das gab Universal Pictures offiziell bekannt. Auf die Leinwand kommt dieser Streifen – so zumindest die neuesten Hinweise – am 2. April 2020. Daniel Craig returns as James […]

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Andrew Coyne: The recession, if it comes, will have Trump’s fingerprints all over it

Expansions do not die of old age; they are generally killed by policy. Even this, the longest (as of July) economic expansion in American history, might have carried on a good while longer, had governments only left it alone: the inflationary excesses that commonly prompt central banks to pull in the reins had yet to […]

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Disney Plus reveals 3 more Marvel series: She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel and Moon Knight – CNET

Disney Plus already has four Marvel original scripted series and an animated show in the works. This Friday, Disney revealed three more.  Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, the puppet master behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe, said Disney Plus would also develop series based on characters She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel and Moon Knight. He announced the shows at a Disney Plus presentation […]

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‘What Are We? Spoils of War?’ Mehbooba Mufti’s Daughter Says After Leaving Kashmir

ASSOCIATED PRESSKashmiri Muslim women shout slogans during a protest march in Srinagar, Kashmir on 9 August.  Iltija Mufti was placed under house arrest on 6 August, two days after her mother Mehbooba Mufti, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, was similarly detained the night before Home Minister Amit Shah announced the abrogation of J&K’s […]

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Court battle over birth certificate ends with father’s name left off

Quebec’s highest court has weighed in on a legal battle surrounding the birth certificate of a young girl, overturning a lower court ruling that had seen the girl’s biological father recognized on the document over her non-biological mother. The Aug. 16 ruling stated that the girl’s non-biological mother — who has since transitioned to a […]

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Putin Orders Russia to Respond After U.S. Missile Test

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty. In Sunday’s test, a modified ground-launched version of a U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missile accurately struck its target more than 500 kilometers […]

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Facebook staff had concerns about ‘sketchy’ Cambridge Analytica year before 2016 election

In the emails, Facebook employees discussed for months how they would look into Cambridge Analytica’s practices. A document published by the company containing the emails appears to show the company only learned that Aleksandr Kogan, a developer working for the political data firm, had improperly gathered information on tens of millions of Americans in December […]

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