The United States and China openly clashed Wednesday over the pro-democracy protests sweeping Hong Kong, with Beijing angrily warning Washington to back off and saying it would not tolerate “illegal acts.” “The Chinese government has very firmly and clearly stated its position....
We've gotten some nightmare promos and a dream-like trailer for American Horror Story: Freak Show, but the latest promo shows us some actual scenes from the new series. Plus, the opening titles have been released—if you have a fear of killer clowns, steer clear. Read more...
After launching Mondrian Hotels Stateside in Los Angeles and New York, The Morgans Hotel Group have opened their first Mondrian outside the US. The new location is in London, on the South Bank in Warren Platner’s illustrious 1978 Sea Containers House. Show More Summary
Lena Dunham opens up about her college date-rape experience - Us Weekly Ariana Grande loves being compared to Mariah Carey - HuffPost Celebrity Taylor Swift makes her British Vogue debut - Lainey Gossip Tracy Morgan may not perform again...Show More Summary
Dear Co-Workers of Every Cyclist in the World, On behalf of all of us — your cycling co-workers — I’d like to express our appreciation for you. You are, by and large, really good about looking the other way when we park our bikes in our cubicles, and when we bring food into meetings that looks [...]
Ariana Grande considers it an “honor” to be compared to Mariah Carey- US Weekly Did Justin Bieber punch a paparazzo in Paris?- TMZ Watch 5 Seconds of Summer‘s GMA new performances- Just Jared Jr Lohan Cohen dishes a ton of spoilers on the new season of The Walking Dead- Entertainment Weekly Get all the need-to-know [...]
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The Republican Party is slowly beginning to accept the existence of gay people among their ranks. As I wrote last month, there are two openly gay GOP candidates running for the US House this year—both with the support and financial backing of the national party (a third prominent openly gay candidate lost in a primary). Show More Summary
Yesterday's late-day weakness in stocks is continuing as US equities open this morning led by a collapse in Dow Transports and further weakness in Russell 2000. Treasury yields are also plunging with 10Y at 2.435% (back below the oh-so-important Tepper "end of the bond bull" levels). Show More Summary
Apple is now accepting keyboards that go beyond just offering different ways to type text – it appears to have opened the doors for graphical keyboards, too. Riffsy already showed us an animated GIF keyboard that makes it easy to communicate...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need know before US markets open Wednesday. Germany’s Manufacturers Are Contracting. PMI data out for the Eurozone this morning shows the German industrial sector contracting for the first time in 15 months,...Show More Summary
Most read this month were: 1. British Trotskyism and Scottish Independence 2. An Open Letter to Yes-Voting Socialists 3. The UK's Would-Be Assassins 4. Seven Leftwing Reasons for Staying With Us 5. The Spectrum of Misogyny For the umpteenth...Show More Summary
You can't open a newspaper -- or pull up The Huffington Post -- these days without encountering evidence of our country's political disagreement. Everything from the best policy for solving a problem to the core values that should guide...Show More Summary
Despite the ubiquitous v-shaped recovery in stocks from the US open to EU close (decoupling entirely from bonds), stocks slumped into the end of the quarter leaving the S&P and Dow barely positive for Q3 and Russell 2000 down 7.9% - its worst quarter since Q2 2011 (and -5.2% year-to-date). Show More Summary
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The debate about whether or not climate change is happening is over, but the question of what we need to do to lessen or mitigate the effects of global warming is still very much open to discussion. And perhaps as a consequence of the...Show More Summary
With David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl opening Friday, the often fraught relationship between narrative cinema and written fiction is in the air, and has already produced an onslaught of comparison pieces between the book and the film. Show More Summary
Put down that phone and open a map — it’s time for an adventure. For many of us, wanderlust is a constant presence in our lives. Countless minutes are spent daydreaming at our office desks, thinking about packing up our car and setting...Show More Summary
A New York judge has found Argentina in contempt of court for its open defiance of his orders regarding US hedge funds that hold Argentina bonds. Judge Thomas Griesa made the finding today at a Manhattan hearing. He reserved decision on sanctions pending further proceedings. Lawyers for the US hedge...
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reported that “ISIS fighters are operating in the open” and that Syrian Kurds are “very frustrated” that the US has not targeted these militants who are completely visible and easy to find on Monday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC. Show More Summary