NICOSIA (Reuters) - Greece cannot rely on the European Central Bank to raise a limit on Athens' issuance of short-term debt, ECB President Mario Draghi suggested on Thursday. He also said the rules meant the ECB could not buy Greek bonds under its new asset-buying program. Show More Summary
Actor Harrison Ford was injured Thursday when his vintage airplane experienced engine trouble and crash-landed on a Venice golf course — an accident that could well spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport.
Chief Justice John Roberts was largely silent when justices heard arguments this week in a case that could threaten the Affordable Care Act. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib and reporter Jess Bravin discuss the case and what Justice Roberts may have been thinking.
After E’Twaun Moore hit a difficult three-pointer to put the Chicago Bulls up 107-105with just 2.1 seconds remaining against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Joakim Noah made a key defensive play to force the Russell Westbrook turnover and clinch the Bulls’ 108-105 victory. That had every fan at the United Center on their feet, but none were […]
One of the main questions you’ll get if you ever coerce someone to migrate from a PC to a Mac is “does it run Microsoft Office?” For as long as anyone can remember, that’s been hard to answer with a straight face. Office for Mac existed, but it was woefully out of date and lacking in functionality. Show More Summary
Three looks in one day!? Kim Kardashian proved that even a new hairstyle couldn't keep her down by donning yet another outfit whilst attending Fashion Week in Paris. For her third, and potentially final, look of the night, Kim wore a sensible bronze fringe to dinner with a typically monochromatic Kanye West, Gigi Hadid in a vintage [...]
By Thomas Atkins FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG has passed the first "stress test" set by U.S. regulators but is unlikely to clear the next hurdle as the German bank struggles to tighten compliance fast enough to appease controllers at the Federal Reserve. Show More Summary
Sharlto Copley (District 9) brought the titular robot of Chappie to life, thanks to performance capture and director Neill Blomkamp, but as it turns out everyone wanted him dead. We spoke with the Chappie'scast — Copley, Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver — about the violence they inflicted upon this adorable robot. Read more...
A last-minute illness did a number on our Mobile World Congress plans this year, but we still managed to improvise – sneaking in the troops to get their mitts on the big flagships. Here's a look at what's sure to be three of the best-looking phones of 2015, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, along with the HTC One M9... Show More Summary
Jamie Dornan stays serious while heading home after a session at the gym on Thursday (March 5) in London, England. According to the Daily Star, the 32-year-old actor is set to earn $12 million for the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey sequel film. “Jamie has signed the deal and he’s thrilled, the money on offer [...]
Running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement from the NFL after nine seasons via twitter earlier today. All good things come to an end!!! pic.twitter.com/zl6EJQ5SAE — Maurice Jones-Drew (@Jones_Drew32) March 5, 2015 Jones-Drew’s announcement came less than three weeks shy of his 30th birthday. Show More Summary
One of the most memorable scenes from Happy Gilmore involves Adam Sandler and Bob Barker taking swings at each other. In this sketch for Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars, Sandler and Barker revisited the feud in a hospital. That was lovely. Show More Summary
Microsoft has a vision for the future of gaming: A unified experience across Xbox One and Windows 10. Xbox head Phil Spencer laid out that plan at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, where he conceded Windows lost the plot with gamers. Show More Summary
Three years ago, a gruff-sounding Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. asked a question during the marathon hearings on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act about whether the mandate that individuals buy health insurance was really more like a tax on those who do not.
Forget the clothes. Paris Fashion Week was nearly hijacked by a couple of platinum blondes on Thursday, as the freshly dyed locks of Kim Kardashian and Jared Leto stole the spotlight when they attended the Balmain and Lanvin fashion shows.
In two passionate speeches in Washington this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned (once again) of the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran. It was right for Netanyahu to accept Congress' invitation to rouse the world to this threat. Show More Summary
Iraqi army forces, Shiite militias and Kurdish peshmerga are battling to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from Islamic State extremists.
Sony Playstation 4 owners rejoiced earlier this week when HBO Go, the popular streaming service from the premium TV network behind “Game of Thrones,” finally became available as an app on their game consoles. At last, Playstation 4 owners...Show More Summary
Not to long ago I wrote about the agonizing decision I will have to make this year: Namely, picking between the 12-inch Retina MacBook Air and the 12-inch iPad Pro. While it’s still too early to say what would be the better choice between...Show More Summary
Manny Pacquiao has one big edge over Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their upcoming megafight on May 2, according to Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s Hall of Fame trainer. That advantage, Roach says, is in the training department. While the 55-year-old...Show More Summary