In the spring of 2010, Julia Olson, an environmental attorney based in Oregon, was introduced to Alec Loorz, a teen-ager from Ventura, California, and the founder of an advocacy group called Kids vs. Global Warming. At the time, Olson,...Show More Summary
Alibaba Pictures, the film and TV production arm of Jack Ma’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has named a new chief executive to grow the upstart entertainment business and contend with what he called “drastic changes” in the Chinese film industry. Technology entrepreneur and Alibaba Pictures’...
Bloomberg: China Urged to Stop ‘Disappearing’ Officials in Graft Crackdown. A global rights advocacy group is calling on China to stop detaining Communist Party members indefinitely without charge, releasing a report criticizing the system on the unofficial anniversary of Xi Jinping’s four-year-old corruption crackdown. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (WGN) -- A neo-Nazi group is claiming responsibility for putting up a poster containing a picture of Adolf Hitler and images of swastikas on the University of Chicago campus. Few details are available, but university students who spoke with WGN are clearly upset about what happened. Show More Summary
Washington and Moscow Spar Over Which Rebel Groups to Bomb, and Which to Work With
Major Lazer and Bad Royale have shared a new song, “My Number.” The track heavily samples the song “54-46 That’s My Number,” a genre-defining classic from legendary ska/reggae group Toots and the Maytals. Listen to it below. Major Lazer...Show More Summary
Emerging Sovereign Group is shutting one of its hedge funds after redemptions from investors, according to people familiar with the matter. The Emerging Sovereign Master Fund, a macro strategy, manages about $330 million — a figure that includes borrowings – according to hedge-fund database AltX. Show More Summary
Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Argentine striker Paulo Dybala is set to make his long-awaited return for Juventus when the Italians host Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday looking to secure top spot in Champions League Group H. With Gonzalo Higuain only...Show More Summary
People of all ages sit down for a candid conversation about the legalization of marijuana. The newest episode from the AOL.com series "Candid Conversations" takes the hot topic head-on. One group came together to talk about their personal views and experiences. Show More Summary
As Apple's iPhone 6s is facing scrutiny in China over a battery issue that causes unexpected shutdowns, a Chinese consumer group has complained of a separate problem with the iPhone 6 - spontaneous battery fires. According to the The...Show More Summary
DUBAI (Reuters) - An investigative body set up by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday it should apologize for a deadly attack on a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in August that the group said killed 11 people.
So nice that our president-elect is regarded internationally as a know-nothing. The rhetoric comes via a front-page opinion piece in the overseas edition of People’s Daily, the biggest newspaper group in China.It characterizes Trump as a “diplomatic rookie” who would be ill-advised to challenge the communist nation’s positions on matters such as trade and Taiwan. [...]
The Los Angeles Ethics Commission decided Tuesday that a former police sergeant broke city rules by leaking to reporters an audio recording from his controversial stop of an actress from “Django Unchained.” In a nod to what one commissioner described as the “extraordinary circumstances” of the...
After years of slow-burning idealism, #BuyBlack is seeing a community-wide takeoff. Here’s how you can get in on the action by patronizing these up-and-comers. Imagine what would happen if Black people—the largest consumer group of color in the U.S.—routinely demonstrated allegiance to the 2.6... Continue reading
You can always count on your punny BFF to add a clever play on words to their Instagram captions or send you a cheesy joke in your group text. Since they're always trying to bring a smile to your face, it's time to return the favor.Show More Summary
Pressure on Apple Inc. in China intensified as a Shanghai consumer group loosely affiliated with the government complained of additional problems with batteries in the company’s iPhone 6 devices.
JERUSALEM — President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law co-directs a family foundation that has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Jewish settlement organizations in the West Bank, according to tax records. Continue reading ? The post Trump son-in-law’s family donated to Israeli settler groups appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act provides some protection to website owners from tiresome litigation when an image or other copyrighted content is found to be on their website. Before December 31st, you should electronically register your designated agent. Show More Summary
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Here’s what every team needs to do during the sixth round of Champions League play. The UEFA Champions League group stage wraps up this week, and there’s not a ton of drama left. There are four teams that have already been eliminated...Show More Summary