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The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay

The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying...

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay

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Oui, Cannes: Film Director Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman Ever to Win On Saturday French-Senegalese director Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She also was the first black woman to ever have a film accepted for competition at the festival....
2019-05-27 16:15

Leon Black kept Jeffrey Epstein as charity director after plea deal After his pedophile conviction in Florida more than a decade ago, Jeffrey Epstein was shunned by most on Wall Street — with the notable exception of one of New York’s most affluent and powerful financiers. Leon Black — a billionaire buyout king who l...
2019-07-10 03:45

Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam movie gobbles up The Shallows director Jaume Collet-Serra Just as our old pal Shazam! must pull his mystical, Zachary Levi-transforming powers from an ancient wizard living in a rock, so to does his eventual nemesis, Black Adam, draw his ability to exist from a semi-divine source: Dwayne Johnson’s enduring ...
2019-06-08 12:30

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
2019-07-03 02:30

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
2019-06-13 12:30

Dutch star Martens hopes to make final despite injury The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup final with a 1-0 extra-time win over Sweden on Wednesday achieved without their star player, midfielder Lieke Martens, for much of the game....
2019-07-04 06:45

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
2019-06-06 18:30

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
2019-06-22 00:15

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
2019-06-06 01:45

Nationals’ tandem of Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki not delivering on all-star level hopes at catcher The Nationals hoped before the season that they could have an all-star catcher between Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki. The numbers say that hasn't panned out....
2019-06-08 01:15

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt says she hopes to see her alleged sexual abuser ‘in an orange jumpsuit’ Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt is doubling down on her claims that she was sexually abused as a teenager working in the often unforgiving entertainment business....
2019-06-07 20:01

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
2019-06-22 11:45

Star hurtling around a giant black hole proves Einstein right - again We watched a star orbit the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy for 24 years and its light is stretched just as Einstein predicted it should be...
2019-07-31 18:15

‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Laura Gómez on Blanca’s ICE storyline “Orange Is the New Black” just released its seventh and final season. Laura Gómez, who plays inmate Blanca Flores, stopped by Page Six to reflect on her character’s journey throughout the series. She admits that Blanca had to persist and grow, even ...
2019-07-31 19:45

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
2019-05-21 16:30

Could Beyoncé Be an Alien? Men in Black: International Star Tessa Thompson Thinks So The beloved Men in Black franchise is back on the big screen. While many MiB aficionados have been anxiously awaiting the return of this extraterrestrial blockbuster series, the new lead, Tessa Thompson, is quietly killing the game....
2019-06-14 21:01

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole gobbled up a neutron star, "possibly snuffing out th...
2019-08-20 21:00

‘Black Mirror’ star Miley Cyrus covers Nine Inch Nails Miley Cyrus makes her return to acting in a role that hits close to home for the household name. In a new episode of Netflix’s “Black Mirror,” which launches its fifth season Wednesday, the former “Hannah Montana” actres...
2019-06-05 17:15

'Black Mirror' short promo films will star Latinx influencers You don't have to wait until June 5th to get your next fix of Black Mirror -- although it might not be what you were expecting. Netflix has announced a trio of Little Black Mirror short promo films with thematic links to the technology-gone-wron...
2019-05-24 23:30

Star orbiting massive black hole lends support to Einstein's theory Observations of light coming from a star zipping in orbit around the humongous black hole at the center of our galaxy have provided fresh evidence backing Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity, astronomers said on Thursday....
2019-07-31 20:45

Star orbiting huge black hole lends support to Einstein’s theory WASHINGTON – Observations of light coming from a star zipping in orbit around the humongous black hole at the center of our galaxy have provided fresh evidence backing Albert Einstein’s 1915 theory of general relativity, astronomers said on Thu...
2019-07-31 23:45

Watch: Tessa Thompson says she is 'legitimate friends' with 'Men in Black' co-star Chris Hemsworth Tessa Thompson said on "The Late Show" that it was fun starring in "Men in Black: International" with Chris Hemsworth due to already being friends with her co-star....
2019-06-12 15:15

Hofstra star only New York City player to get drafted From nondescript High School for Construction in Queens to hardly playing as a freshman at Hofstra to the NBA, Justin Wright-Foreman’s career has run the gamut. It reached a crescendo Thursday night. The high-scoring southpaw from Queens realized a d...
2019-06-21 11:30

| Former Man City star Barton charged with actual bodily harm Fleetwood manager Joey Barton was charged with actual bodily harm on Wednesday following an alleged incident during a third tier match at Barnsley in April....
2019-07-17 13:15

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into child abuse claims made against the wide receiver....
2019-07-19 17:15

From a Star Wars Queen to a Twisted Ballerina in Black Swan, Relive All of Natalie Portman's Epic Roles Throughout her career, Natalie Portman has always been one graceful, beautiful (black) swan. Because of this fact and because today Portman turns 38 years old, it's time to turn our......
2019-06-09 17:15

Rodri to Man City: Atletico Madrid star warned over alternative transfer targets Rodri has been warned that Manchester City are ready to consider alternative targets as a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder continues to be delayed....
2019-06-05 14:15

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
2019-05-23 19:15

‘City on a Hill’ star Jill Hennessy explores the ‘uglier side of life’ Female characters in crime dramas are sometimes an afterthought to all the testosterone on display — unless the writing and the actress can hold her own with the bad guys. Carmela Soprano, obviously, is the gold standard. “City on a Hill,” the new Sh...
2019-07-10 03:15

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Cas...
2019-06-14 18:30

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook eyeing Miami Heat Oklahoma City star point guard Russell Westbrook is open to being traded by Thunder general manager Sam Presti after the departure of co-star Paul George....
2019-07-09 03:00

‘Tales of the City’ star Murray Bartlett feels at home on Barbary Lane A 90th birthday party for Anna Madrigal is the setting for Netflix’s nostalgic revival of Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” premiering Friday. Madrigal, played with beguiling charm by 89-year-old Olympia Dukakis, was a pioneer — one of TV’s firs...
2019-06-07 07:45

Man City star Leroy Sane a confirmed transfer target for Bayern Munich Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as the Bundesliga giants seek to rebuild their attack this summer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed....
2019-05-24 21:30

Man Utd hope £70m Harry Maguire transfer bid will kill off Man City interest in Leicester star Manchester United have tabled a £70million bid for Harry Maguire, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperate to secure the centre-back in time for the club's pre-season tour....
2019-07-02 17:15

So Much to Be Proud About: New York City Hosted a Star-Studded Celebration for World Pride 2019 New York City knows how to throw a party—and for World Pride Weekend, the city gave a rainbow-fueled celebration for its LGBTQ community, who were out in force to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, widely considered the start of t...
2019-07-01 20:30

'Sex and the City' star Kristin Davis gets emotional discussing the racism her adopted kids experience “Sex and the City” actress Kristin Davis got emotional while discussing the racism she says her adopted son and daughter experience on a regular basis. ...
2019-07-09 18:45

Man City star Raheem Sterling wants to meet FA and Premier League about combating racism in football Manchester City's Raheem Sterling hopes to get the opportunity to speak to the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League about improving the fight against racism in football....
2019-05-22 11:30

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
2019-07-19 16:45

Tottenham star Harry Kane's NFL hopes dismissed by Hall of Famer Morten Andersen: 'It's not going to happen' Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane's hopes of a future career in American football have been given short shrift by NFL Hall of Famer Morten Andersen....
2019-07-24 19:30

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
2019-06-21 03:45

Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce opens about Kareem Hunt release: 'It ripped our hearts out' Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce described his thoughts Saturday about his team cutting Kareem Hunt after a video showed the running back punching and kicking a woman at a hotel in February 2018....
2019-06-17 20:00

Kevin Durant recruitment stands pop up around New York City as Knicks fans hope to lure star to Big Apple Kevin Durant is expected to become a free agent once the period begins at the end of the month and New York Knicks fans are trying hard to recruit the superstar to the Big Apple....
2019-06-20 23:45

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man' For the first time, scientists have detected a black hole devouring a neutron star, according to a report released Monday.       ...
2019-08-19 22:00

Portugal star Bernardo Silva relishing potential battle with Man City's England cohort at Nations League Finals Bernardo Silva is targeting international glory after claiming an unprecedented domestic treble with Manchester City, and is keen for a reunion with some of his club team-mates here in Portugal....
2019-06-05 03:15

Leroy Sane latest: Bayern Munich confirm offer for Man City star is still a 'long way' off Bayern Munich have not submitted a formal offer for Leroy Sane, with the German giants claiming the winger has not yet decided if he wants to leave Manchester City this summer....
2019-06-05 14:15

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
2019-06-07 05:15

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
2019-08-20 04:30

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
2019-07-14 21:30

Karl Shiels, star of 'Peaky Blinders' and 'Fair City,' dead at 47, reports say Actor Karl Shiels, best known for his role in the TV series "Peaky Blinders" and Irish TV show "Fair City," has died at 47, according to The Sun and RTÉ.        ...
2019-07-18 15:45

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
2019-08-03 16:45

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
2019-08-10 21:00

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
2019-08-12 04:30

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
2019-07-12 04:15

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
2019-05-26 08:30

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
2019-05-25 18:30

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-12 22:30

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
2019-08-13 01:45

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-01 15:45

‘People aren’t disabled, their city is’: inside Europe’s most accessible city From flattened cobbles to threshold ramps, the Dutch city of Breda has much to teach its neighboursWhen I arrived at Breda station last month to find out why this Dutch city was recently named the winner of the 2019 Access City award, I did something...
2019-05-28 07:45

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
2019-07-19 03:15

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
2019-05-22 22:15

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
2019-08-13 00:15

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
2019-07-17 07:15

Coventry City announce groundshare at Birmingham City for next season • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry City have announced they will play their home games at Birmingham City’s St Andrew’s ground next season, after f...
2019-06-07 15:15

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15 04:45

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone builds on the popular Black Shark 2 smartphone When the Black Shark 2 came out we found it a pretty decent gaming smartphone, albeit with some small flaws here and there; now three months later Black Shark has unveiled a newer version of the device, called the Black Shark 2 Pro.The Black Shark 2 ...
2019-07-31 17:45

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
2019-07-12 21:45

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens...
2019-07-18 21:45

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome...
2019-07-10 17:15

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and ex-NBA player David Lee exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married.       ...
2019-06-17 00:00

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NB...
2019-07-03 09:30

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
2019-08-20 06:30

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

YouTube star Jeffree Star said his new beauty collection began selling out in 5 minutes, and it shows how fans treat the products like collector’s items Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images Prominent YouTube beauty influencer Jeffree Star, who has over 15 million subscribers, released a new collection on Friday through his Jeffree Star Cosmetics company, titled "Jawbreaker." Fans told Business Insider th...
2019-06-22 14:30

R.I.P. director Franco Zeffirelli Franco Zeffirelli has died. Although his long career contained many distinct and notable phases—including fighting as a member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance movement in World War II, directing operas in cities ranging from Paris to New York...
2019-06-15 23:30

Former Pixar Director's Hawaiian Retreat Lee Unkrich, the director of ‘Toy Story 3’ and ‘Coco,’ is selling a Kauai home overlooking Secret Beach with a vintage Hawaiian feel. It is listed for $6.8 million....
2019-05-29 11:15

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died aged 96....
2019-06-15 17:30

USA Cycling hires new SafeSport Director COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has appointed Kelsey Erickson as its new SafeSport director. Erickson will oversee the organization’s anti-doping and anti-misconduct efforts. She says in a statement Friday that “creating a cult...
2019-06-21 23:15

Mueller says he did not seek FBI director job under Trump Former U.S. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller on Wednesday disputed assertions that he had interviewed with President Donald Trump in 2017 to serve as FBI director a day before he was appointed to oversee the Russia investigation....
2019-07-24 18:45

CBO director says economic growth will fall below 2% Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Wednesday that he expected economic growth to dip in coming years, and that President Trump’s trade war with China is slowing economic growth....
2019-05-29 21:00

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
2019-06-27 19:45

'Oh Boy' director Jan-Ole Gerster finally follows up with 'Lara' Following his hit Berlin-set debut "Oh Boy," director Jan-Ole Gerster presents his new film "Lara," an unsettling portrait of a desperate woman, at the Munich Film Festival. He spoke to DW about the pressure to succeed....
2019-07-06 06:30

Arsenal confirm Edu as technical director "Arsenal have confirmed the appointment of former midfielder Edu as the club\u0027s first-ever technical director, overseeing scouting and recruitment."...
2019-07-09 16:45

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t star...
2019-05-24 06:45

The Director of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Leers Again Can you die from twerking too long? That’s the kind of thought a viewer has while watching Abdellatif Kechiche’s new film, “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo.”...
2019-05-24 03:45

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive directo...
2019-06-04 12:15

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
2019-06-15 06:45

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
2019-05-23 05:15

Sugar Skulls Executive Director Moving On TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls made headlines by becoming the first Indoor Football Expansion team to make the playoffs. However, now the team is looking for a new Executive Director, after Mike Feder has announced he’s stepping down. H...
2019-06-29 13:00

Ferrari need a break, says former technical director Brawn Sebastian Vettel will have gone a year without a win by the time Formula One regroups in Belgium at the end of the month, and the Ferrari driver will have plenty to chew on over the August break....
2019-08-07 03:00

Netflix releases 'Always Be My Maybe' director's commentary podcast Always Be My Maybe has been one of the most-discussed Netflix projects over the last month or so, with the charming romcom seemingly picking up a legion of fans. Admirers might be keen to learn a bit more about the making of the film, so Netflix has....
2019-07-04 03:45

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate hearing. Krebs issued a warning earlier this week on a surge in Iranian state-sponsored "malicious cyb...
2019-06-28 21:30

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany̵...
2019-06-22 14:45

Tom Hardy Stokes More Venom Director Rumors James Wan could turn to another horror project before returning to Aquaman’s Atlantis. Madeline Miller’s fantastical novel about Circe is headed to HBO Max. Jared Padalecki says the Winchesters will find some semblance of peace as Supernatural comes ...
2019-08-01 21:00

Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died at 91 Hal Prince was known for his fluid, cinematic director's touch and was unpredictable and uncompromising in his choice of stage material.        ...
2019-07-31 23:45

Director's Cut: Weekly Beauty Desk Drops From the latest hair and skincare launches to some epic summer scent favourites, see the product edit of the favourites that have landed on the desk of Vogue beauty & lifestyle, Jessica Diner, this week...
2019-07-17 11:30

C8 Corvette Designer Director: 'Design It For A 10-Year-Old Kid' The Chevrolet Corvette, over its many decades, has garnered a reputation for its appeal to older men—an unfortunate stereotype for a vehicle that was pretty freakin’ sweet even before its eighth generation came around, and for the team that needs to ...
2019-08-20 02:00

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship...
2019-08-01 04:45

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
2019-06-22 00:45

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim ...
2019-06-20 00:30

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
2019-05-25 22:15

FBI director pegs China as the most 'severe' counterintelligence threat FBI Director Christopher Wray said that China is the greatest counterintelligence threat facing the U.S. but warned that Russia is a close runner-up as Moscow remains focused on disrupting the upcoming presidential election....
2019-07-24 08:30

‘Romeo and Juliet’ Director Franco Zeffirelli Dies at 96 ROME — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet,” has died in Rome at 96. Whil...
2019-06-15 16:15

Director Nahnatchka Khan on Always Be My Maybe and the brilliance of Keanu Reeves Ali Wong and Randall Park star in Netflix’s new romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, the story of estranged childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who reluctantly reconnect after 15 years apart, and soon rediscover the spark between them. At the helm is d...
2019-06-02 23:30

“Romeo and Juliet” director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of N...
2019-06-15 20:45

'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by supervising director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known...
2019-06-11 08:30

Tour director tells AP race won't be same without Froome The director of the Tour de France says in Associated Press interview this year's race won't be the same without four-time champion Chris Froome       ...
2019-06-19 17:00

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual assault and emotional abuse at the hands of Max Landis—son of filmmaker John Landis and screenwriter of...
2019-06-19 08:30

‘The Hunt’ controversy: Film’s director breaks silence The filmmaker behind “The Hunt,” a shelved “satire” about a group of bloodthirsty “liberal elites” who set out to slay so-called “deplorables,” is attempting to set the record straight about his controv...
2019-08-19 22:30

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-...
2019-06-15 05:30

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health ser...
2019-06-15 02:45

The horrifying ‘Midsommar’ is a breakup movie, according to director Ari Aster If a single trip to Ikea can end a disintegrating relationship, imagine how much damage an ocean-crossing trip to an isolated Swedish village could do....
2019-07-11 21:45

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit. The modern and con...
2019-06-07 15:15

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
2019-07-18 22:15

Alvin Ailey’s Associate Artistic Director to Step Down Masazumi Chaya will leave his post in January, and Matthew Rushing will take over. Also, Ronni Favors, an ex-Ailey member, will become rehearsal director....
2019-07-08 21:15

Trump says he may name Sue Gordon acting director of national intelligence U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he might name Sue Gordon as acting director of national intelligence after his first choice to lead the agency, congressman John Ratcliffe, decided to drop out....
2019-08-02 22:45

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announcement on Monday. Carter takes over for Ross Bjork, who was named Texas A&M’s athletic director o...
2019-05-27 21:00

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central Kentucky Health Director about what they’re anticipating, whether there is a special session or...
2019-06-06 02:00

Police: Award-Winning Band Director Had Sex With Student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets report 30-year-old Jordan Peveler was arrested Wednesda...
2019-06-07 12:30

Award-winning director's son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship        ...
2019-08-01 08:45

BMW grille debate should focus on 7 Series, says design director 7 Series and X7 stand out from BMW's mainstream models because that's what their buyers want Debate over BMW’s ‘over-sized’ grille design should be focused on the BMW 7 Series alone, according to the group’s design director Adrian van Hooydonk. Disc...
2019-06-27 18:45

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
2019-06-15 01:30

Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In a career that spanned seven decades and netted him 21 Tony Awar...
2019-07-31 19:45

NIH Director Francis Collins Has a Plan to Help Eliminate “Manels” If you want Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, to speak at your next event or conference, he has one important condition. Any panel in which he participates has to include a diverse range of speakers from different ba...
2019-06-28 00:15

Trump's trade director has his thinking on imports all wrong Writing about free and fair trade recently in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump’s director of trade and manufacturing policy Peter Navarro took issue with some World Trade Organization rules. He especially dislikes those requiring member natio...
2019-05-31 21:30

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 19:30

Hal Prince, titan of Broadway as director and producer, has died at 91 Harold "Hal" Prince, who died at 91, pushed the boundaries of musical theater with multiple groundbreaking shows, and won a record 21 Tony Awards.        ...
2019-07-31 23:45

Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89 Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union....
2019-07-09 20:45

Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as design director Callum leaves after transforming brand's look; will "pursue other design projects" while remaining a Jaguar consultant Ian Callum is stepping down as director of design at Jaguar after two decades in the role, the British car maker has confirmed. Th...
2019-06-04 22:30

NASA's First Flight Director Chris Kraft Dies At 95 NASA's first flight director Chris Kraft, who played a critical role in the American space race, has died just days after 50th anniversary celebrations for the first Moon landing, the agency said....
2019-07-23 13:15

Midsommar director Ari Aster: 'I often cling to dead things' His wickedly hilarious films are the stuff of nightmares but the man behind the gory Hereditary has his own terrors to conquerMidsommar is an agonisingly lovely horror film about four American students bungling an invite to a pagan celebration in Swe...
2019-06-28 12:15

Antawn Jamison returns to Wizards as director of pro personnel Jamison, a two-time all-star over his six years in Washington, will join the staff headed by Johnny Rogers, the newly hired vice president of pro personnel, in NBA and G League scouting....
2019-08-14 21:45

Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dead at 95 Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing....
2019-07-23 07:15

In 'Skin,' an Israeli Director Portrays a Neo-Nazi's Evolution Jamie Bell, who made his name in 2000 as a young dancer in “Billy Elliot,” plays a neo-Nazi who changes his ways in Israeli director Guy Nattiv’s new movie, “Skin.”...
2019-07-22 21:00

Andrew McCabe, Former F.B.I. Deputy Director, Sues Over His Dismissal The Justice Department engaged in a “politically motivated and retaliatory demotion in January 2018 and public firing in March 2018,” Mr. McCabe said in his lawsuit....
2019-08-09 11:00

Troy promotes Brent Jones to athletic director TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy has promoted Brent Jones to athletic director following his two-year stint as deputy director of athletics for external operations. Jones, whose promotion was announced Wednesday, had overseen areas including marketing, communi...
2019-06-13 04:15

Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
2019-07-31 20:45

Why Remake The Lion King? Director Jon Favreau Explains When it comes to Disney’s upcoming Lion King movie, most of us have lots of questions. Things like, is it a shot-for-shot remake? Is it live-action? Animation? Will the animals be talking and/or singing? And perhaps most importantly: Why attempt this...
2019-05-31 00:45

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues DOJ over dismissal Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department and the FBI Thursday over his dismissal from the bureau last year, arguing that the agencies bowed to political pressure from President Trump....
2019-08-09 07:00

Halo Infinite Creative Director Leaves Company Tim Longo, creative director for the upcoming Halo Infinite, left developer 343 Industries this week, Kotaku has learned. It’s part of a leadership shakeup that arrives late in the development of the next Halo game, which is scheduled for release in ...
2019-08-17 00:45

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire, the nation’s top counterterrorism official, as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies. ...
2019-08-09 14:30

'Romeo and Juliet' director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96....
2019-06-16 20:15

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement”...
2019-06-12 19:30

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
2019-06-18 02:15

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
2019-07-15 17:15

Director Richard Curtis Knows People Hate Love, Actually—and He Has a Theory as to Why Richard Curtis, the writer of such iconic romantic comedies as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is aware that people have strong feelings about Love, Actually, the 2003 Christmas movie he wrote and directed. The movie wove together a num...
2019-06-20 20:45

Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee joins the squad for Space Jam 2 Well, it looks like Space Jam 2 really is happening, with LeBron James filling the Michael Jordan role, Sonequa Martin-Green possibly playing his wife, and Don Cheadle playing some third character, and now Deadline says that director Terence Nance ha...
2019-07-17 01:45

F1: Alfa Romeo F1 Team Appoints Monchaux As Technical Director The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director, replacing Ferrari-bound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July....
2019-07-18 11:45

Felipe Oliveira Baptista named new Kenzo creative director The Portuguese-born, Paris-based designer is best known for his previous role as the creative director at LacosteFelipe Oliveira Baptista has been appointed as the new creative director of the LVMH-owned fashion house Kenzo, which was created in 1970...
2019-07-01 15:45

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
2019-06-02 15:15

Dior artistic director Kim Jones uses past to fuel future Classic items from archive projected into mid-21st century in a collaborative effort When a fashion designer’s last catwalk show was – by their own admission – their favourite thing they’ve ever done, what do they do six months later when showtime co...
2019-06-22 05:45

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA boar...
2019-06-18 08:45

Quake director Tim Willits explains why he’s joining Saber Interactive Former id Software game director Tim Willits is the new chief creative officer at Saber Interactive. He will oversee games like World War Z and more.Read More...
2019-08-13 18:15

Lion King director looked to Attenborough and Babe for inspiration The director of Disney's The Lion King has revealed he looked to David Attenborough documentaries and the animated pig Babe for inspiration for his stunning reimagined version of the classic....
2019-07-17 08:45

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
2019-05-23 18:45

U.S. Deputy National Intelligence Director Announces She’s Stepping Down on Same Day as Her Boss WASHINGTON — Sue Gordon, the current deputy director of national intelligence, has announced she is leaving her post on the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ resignation takes effect. The Office of the Director of...
2019-08-09 14:30

Alfa Romeo F1 team appoint Monchaux as technical director The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director, replacing Ferrari-bound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July....
2019-07-17 15:30

Perfect Character Balance Is 'Boring,' Says Samurai Shodown Director During Evo 2019, I sat down with Samurai Shodown director Nobuyuki Kuroki to discuss his work on the new game. Since the game’s release in June, players have noticed some character balance issues in Samurai Shodown. In our interview, Kuroki admitted ...
2019-08-08 05:00

Astral Chain Director Says It Actually Can Be Two-Player, But It Makes The Game Harder Platinum Games’ upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive, Astral Chain, involves controlling two characters at the same time during combat. The game is not necessarily designed to be played by two people at once, but according to Astral Chain director Taka...
2019-06-19 01:45

Review: Director Jim Jarmusch puts his deadpan stamp on The Dead Don’t Die Enlarge / Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, and Adam Driver star in Director Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die. (credit: Focus Features) With The Dead Don't Die, auteur director Jim Jarmusch puts his unique, deadpan stamp on this staple of the horror gen...
2019-06-16 10:45

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
2019-06-15 15:00

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-26 00:30

Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director....
2019-08-15 00:15

| Enoch Nkwe appointed Proteas interim team director Cricket South Africa has announced the appointment of Enoch Nkwe as the interim team director for the Proteas for the upcoming T20 and Test Series against India....
2019-08-09 13:30

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces arou...
2019-07-22 17:45

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
2019-06-15 02:00

FFA director issues apology to sacked Matilda's coach Stajcic Football Federation Australia board director Heather Reid issued a public apology to former national women's team coach Alen Stajcic on Friday for fuelling speculation that his shock sacking in January was for misconduct....
2019-05-31 13:30

Boy George biopic in the works at MGM with Anvil! director Sacha Gervasi Depending on your taste for Bohemian Rhapsody and music biopics in general, MGM may really want to hurt you. Deadline reports that the studio is moving forward with yet another biopic in its effort to replicate the commercial success of the Oscar-win...
2019-05-29 23:30

Watch the trailer for The Day Shall Come, the new satire from Four Lions director Chris Morris It’s been nearly 10 years since Chris Morris drew raves for Four Lions, a hilarious and controversial farce about, of all things, terrorism. Since then, he’s worked on episodes of Black Mirror and Veep, all while pulling together his new feature, The...
2019-08-08 10:45

Edu returns to Arsenal as technical director after leaving role with Brazil • Club say Edu is final part of jigsaw in new infrastructure • Héctor Bellerín targeting September return from knee injuryArsenal have confirmed the return of their former midfielder Edu as technical director.Edu has served as the general coordinator...
2019-07-09 20:15

We finally know the director who will helm Amazon’s ‘Game of Thrones’ rival Game of Thrones is history — and it still hurts — but HBO’s rivals are already working on the next big fantasy series that could replace it in our hearts. Both Netflix and Amazon have epic shows in the works that could easily compet...
2019-07-04 21:30

Vivek Oberoi "Went The Wrong Way": Director Of PM Modi Biopic On Meme Row Actor Vivek Oberoi "went the wrong way" in sharing a "crass" meme on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's personal life, says his "PM Narendra Modi" director Omung Kumar....
2019-05-22 23:15

Towering Broadway director and producer Harold 'Hal' Prince dead at 91 Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died....
2019-07-31 20:15

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon...
2019-08-02 21:45

Adam Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI director Chris Wray House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff threatened to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for what he says is the bureau's failure to inform Congress about the status of a counterintelligence investigation into links between President Do...
2019-06-12 21:45

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia ...
2019-06-11 00:15

Hearst taps new publishing director for Elle and Marie Claire Hearst has tapped a new publishing director to oversee Elle and Marie Claire as longtime executive Kevin O’Malley retires. Carol Smith, who is already the VP/publisher and chief revenue officer at Harper’s Bazaar, will now add Elle and Marie Claire t...
2019-07-10 00:30

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Los Angeles hospital director arrested on child pornography charges A Los Angeles hospital director was arrested after allegedly distributing and possessing child pornography, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday....
2019-08-01 17:45

Indonesia's Donggi Senoro LNG plant may cut 2019 output -director Indonesia's Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant may lower its 2019 output from an initial estimate of 43 cargoes due to the current low price for gas, Kurniawan Rahardjo, director at plant operator PT Donggi Senoro LNG said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 10:15

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletics Championships....
2019-05-22 04:45

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-21 19:30

Trump withdraws John Ratcliffe’s bid to be next Director of National Intelligence President Trump announced Friday that Rep. John Ratcliffe will not be the next director of national intelligence. The withdrawal of Ratcliffe’s nomination followed reports that he’d exaggerated his work as a federal prosecutor on terrorism cases. “Ou...
2019-08-03 04:00

Yannick Bellon, French Director With Feminist Bent, Dies at 95 “I have treated several aspects of the feminine reality,” Ms. Bellon, whose films included a feature that graphically depicted a gang rape, once said....
2019-06-11 22:30

Daughter of ex-FBI director Comey is prosecutor in Epstein case: report Maurene Comey, daughter of fired FBI Director James Comey, is reportedly one of the prosecutors in the Jeffrey Epstein case. A source confirmed her involvement with CNN on Sunday. Comey has been serving as an assistant US attorney in the Southern Dis...
2019-07-08 03:15

J.A. Bayona joins Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' series as director J.A. Bayona, known for "The Orphanage," "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" and "Penny Dreadful," will direct the first two episodes of "The Lord of the Rings."...
2019-07-03 19:45

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions-cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
2019-06-06 01:45

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastr...
2019-06-27 23:30

Oscar winner D.A. Pennebaker, director of documentaries on Dylan and Clinton, dies at 94 D.A. Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker whose historic contributions to American culture and politics included immortalizing a young Bob Dylan in "Don't Look Back" and capturing the spin behind Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign i...
2019-08-04 21:45

You're Next director Adam Wingard is turning Event Horizon into an Amazon series Paul W.S. Anderson’s Event Horizon is being turned into a series at Amazon, a company that may as well share the film’s ominous tagline: “Infinite Space, Infinite Terror.” This comes via Variety, who also says horror filmmaker Adam Wingard is behind ...
2019-08-06 06:45

London Luminary Dominic Jones Is Announced As Creative Director Of Links "What I hope to create with Links is a safe space to buy quality in design and craftsmanship, not to compete on price and offer commoditised products," Jones tells Vogue exclusively...
2019-05-29 11:45

Midsommar is a deranged (and funny!) folk-horror nightmare from the director of Hereditary Midsommar, a disturbing, ambitious, and unsettlingly colorful new horror movie from the writer-director of Hereditary, unfolds within a remote village in northern Sweden, a land where the sun never completely sets. The place doesn’t look especially t...
2019-06-21 01:30

The Nightingale: watch the trailer for the Babadook director's brutal new film – video Described by the Guardian as ‘a particularly brutal serving of Tasmanian gothic’, the second film by Australian director Jennifer Kent is set in 1825 Van Diemen’s Land: a horrific and violent period in history, during which the state’s Indigenous pop...
2019-05-23 18:45

Jets add longtime Saints scouting director Terry Fontenot to GM candidates A fifth candidate for the open Jets general manager position emerged Wednesday. The team has requested permission to interview Saints director of pro scouting Terry Fontenot, according to the NFL Network. Fontenot joins Joe Douglas, Champ Kelly, Scot...
2019-05-29 16:30

Former ICE director: Dems 'drive' to see Trump fail more important to them than immigrant lives Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Tom Homan blamed Democrats Wednesday for prolonging the border crisis saying their "hatred" for President Trump is more important to them than lives of illegal immigrant children....
2019-07-12 00:15

PUBG Taps Ex-Call of Duty Director to Build a 'Narrative Experience' PUBG Corporation, the developer behind the massively popular PUBG game, is creating a new game studio to build a new "original narrative experience" for the game....
2019-06-28 08:45

Manchester United and the mystery of the missing director of football | Jacob Steinberg Manchester United have been looking at a director of football for some time now but nothing has happened. No wonder players are thinking twice about joiningSpare a thought for Ed Woodward. As if Paul Pogba issuing a come-and-get-me plea so unsubtle h...
2019-06-23 16:15

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
2019-07-24 01:30

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Department of Justice over his 2018 firing, which came just over 24 hours before he planned to retire, alleging the punishment was "politically motivated and retaliatory."...
2019-08-09 04:45

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He will lead CFE's strategic direction...
2019-05-23 20:15

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
2019-08-10 06:00

Trump names new acting national intelligence director to replace Dan Coats U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies....
2019-08-09 05:15

ICE director says he has 'green light' to carry out deportations amid raid postponement Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan said he still has the "green light" to carry out deportations after President Donald Trump postponed raids in multiple U.S. cities. ...
2019-06-24 00:30

Academy Award-winning director's son breaks Junior PGA mark Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, followed his record 10-under 60 with a 65 in the Boys Junior PGA Championship to break the 54-hole mark        ...
2019-08-02 04:30

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Trump administration over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Thursday seeking compensation for his "unlawful" termination....
2019-08-09 16:00

The Hunt: director breaks silence over film where elites kill 'deplorables' Craig Zobel, whose controversial satirical thriller was dropped after a backlash, has claimed that people have misinterpreted his intentionCraig Zobel, director of controversial political thriller The Hunt, has spoken out about the film’s cancelled r...
2019-08-19 23:30

Booksmart director Olivia Wilde: ‘Being young is the most painful, most hilarious experience’ The American star on re-energising the high-school movie with her directorial debut and what it’s like seeing your mum run for CongressOlivia Wilde’s directing debut, Booksmart, follows one chaotic day in the lives of Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy...
2019-05-26 20:30

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
2019-06-13 13:45

In a Neat Video, Shazam’s Director Talks the Art of Problem Solving in Film Film is all about compromise: taking a massive amount of people, resources, and time, and making it all harmonize into a single cohesive artistic product. Even if the way you got there was driven as much by circumstance as vision. Read more......
2019-07-06 22:30

French stars honor provocateur director Jean-Pierre Mocky Film celebrities, a culture minister and fans have paid homage to Jean-Pierre Mocky, a fiercely independent filmmaker who directed some of France’s most famed actors over a six-decade career...
2019-08-12 14:30

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
2019-05-25 09:15

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
2019-05-29 03:45

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
2019-05-29 06:30

King of the Monsters’ Director on Why Godzilla’s Cinematic Universe Was Way Ahead of Its Time “I truly believe if you add Godzilla to any movie, it becomes a better movie,” director Michael Dougherty said during a Q&A this spring at Toho Studios. “Think about it. Take any movie in the world and 20 minutes in, Godzilla shows up. I guarante...
2019-06-06 21:00

'Inconvenient Truth' director launches Bill Gates docuseries on Netflix Netflix announced the new docuseries "Inside Bill's Brain" on Twitter Tuesday. The three-part series explores Bill Gates from director Davis Guggenheim....
2019-08-20 19:30

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
2019-06-09 13:30

Christopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died Chris Kraft, left, and Robert Gilruth monitor the launch of Apollo 5 in 1968. [credit: NASA ] Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.—one of NASA's f...
2019-07-23 03:15

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
2019-06-08 18:30

The Director of Godzilla: King of the Monsters Talks Making Shit Biblical “The Godzilla Sequel Will Feature Mothra, Rodan, And King Ghidorah!” That was a headline here on io9 back in 2014 when Legendary Pictures first announced the film that would become Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which, after five long years, finally...
2019-05-30 14:45

"Even Michael Moore Agrees": Trump "Gloats" As Director Calls Out Mueller In a rare meeting of minds Wednesday between two opposing American political voices, Michael Moore earned plaudits from President Donald Trump when the liberal filmmaker blasted former special counsel......
2019-07-25 10:45

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
2019-07-02 20:45

Babadook director Jennifer Kent returns with a great, harrowing Western, The Nightingale Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale is a Western revenge yarn of such heightened cruelty and suffering that it basically demands to be read as allegory. Westerns, as a rule, are violent, and that perhaps goes double for the Aussie ones, which tend to be ...
2019-08-01 15:45

Assassin’s Creed’s Original Director Is Back With A Weird Game About Human Evolution I was sitting in an interview room asking the ever-cheerful Patrice Désilets about the controls in his first new game since 2010’s Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and he lit up....
2019-07-09 18:00

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
2019-05-31 07:30

Director Stefon Bristol Answers Burning Questions About the Ending of Netflix's See You Yesterday If you’ve had a chance to watch Netflix’s See You Yesterday, you’ve probably laughed, cried (multiple times), and blankly stared at the TV for minutes after the film ended. The film ripped me apart, and I had plenty of questions for the director, Ste...
2019-05-24 15:30

'The Hunt' director breaks silence, says controversial movie's 'ambition was to poke at both sides' The director of the canceled controversial film “The Hunt” still hopes the political thriller will be released someday and stands by the project that he calls “misunderstood.” ...
2019-08-19 23:30

Dems' 'Abolish ICE' plans 'reckless,' would make US 'absolutely less safe,' acting director says Democrats' calls to abolish ICE are "reckless and irresponsible" plans that would make the U.S. "absolutely less safe," according to the acting director....
2019-05-30 05:01

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
2019-06-19 21:15

NASA Administrator Names Acting Director for Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective Thursday, Aug. 1....
2019-07-31 21:30

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, t...
2019-06-19 20:15

‘Space Jam’ sequel starring LeBron James gets new director weeks after filming begins Welcome to the Space Jam! Now, please leave. The LeBron James-led sequel to the 1996 family film “Space Jam,” which starred Michael Jordan, has scrapped its director only weeks after filming began. Deadline reports that original helmer Te...
2019-07-17 02:45

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary de...
2019-06-11 06:45

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
2019-05-30 04:00

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
2019-07-17 15:00

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “The Central Park Five” and now referred to as “The Exonerated Five” — at Netflix’s FYSEE location in...
2019-06-10 21:45

Roman Polanski's lawyer: Oscar Academy expulsion of director a 'total sham' Attorney outraged by new statement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defending as ‘fair and reasonable’ its process to expel the director in 2018A lawyer representing Roman Polanski has called an explanation by the Academy of Motion ...
2019-06-12 14:45

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
2019-07-11 14:45

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan blasts AOC's 'reckless' rhetoric: 'The irony is unbelievable here' Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan pushed back against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wednesday on Fox & Friends for her "reckless" comparison of U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-19 14:45

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
2019-07-10 16:45

Director Kenny Leon and Danielle Brooks Bring Blackness to Shakespeare in the Park As actor Danielle Brooks sings and shines as Beatrice in director Kenny Leon’s production of Much Ado About Nothing, the director can’t help but feel pride in his vision of staging an all-black production in the famed Shakespeare in the Park coming t...
2019-06-22 00:15

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
2019-07-19 13:45

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
2019-06-12 17:15

Mackenzie Davis will "scare the fuck out of" misogynists, says Terminator: Dark Fate director There are not many things that would make us genuinely interested in seeing another Terminator movie, but Dark Fate checks a few boxes: The sixth film in the franchise is directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool), who knows a thing or two about course-correc...
2019-07-10 20:45

The director of Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare is making a Magic 8 Ball horror movie The Transformers movies were printing money for a while there, leading every toy company to believe that every toy and board game should also be made into a movie, but most of those thankfully never made it past the “Hey, Playmobil should be a movie!...
2019-06-04 07:30

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
2019-06-06 14:15

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's biggest failure....
2019-06-03 23:45

Read this: How director Andrea Arnold lost “creative control” of Big Little Lies’ 2nd season Last season, Big Little Lies began as a show shrouded in mystery, wound around a murder, but whose? And how? And why? Those questions were answered in the show’s then-series/now-season finale, paving the way for further complications in season two....
2019-07-13 00:15

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
2019-05-28 13:30

Nine Inch Nails' former art director shares story of carrying out world's most irritating prank on tour Thanks to YouTube and social media, pranks have a lower comedic reputation than ever before. In order to save the specific art of “mildly irritating your pals” from the kind of people who make mean-spirited Netflix shows, hurt themselves doing stuff ...
2019-06-22 10:30

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
2019-06-10 10:30

Some asylum-seekers should be halted at border, new USCIS acting director says in memo to staff: report President Trump’s recent appointee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is apparently wasting little time in making changes at the agency....
2019-06-19 08:15

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan says he's got 'green light' to continue removing illegal immigrants President Trump decided Saturday to postpone ICE raids and mass deportations across the country, set to begin Sunday, to give Democrats more time to reach a bipartisan agreement about the immigration crisis at the southern border. ...
2019-06-23 13:15

Chris Kraft, NASA's first flight director who helped build Apollo, dies at 95 Christopher Kraft, a key architect behind several early NASA programs and the agency's first flight director, died 50 years after moon landing.        ...
2019-07-23 17:15

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
2019-06-17 19:45

Sudanese security orders offices of Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV closed: office director Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) has ordered Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television offices in Khartoum closed without giving any reasons, the office director said....
2019-05-31 05:30

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju....
2019-06-10 18:15

Trump names counterterror chief Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence President Trump said Thursday that Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon will leave that position Aug.15, the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is set to leave the administration....
2019-08-09 07:00

Alen Stajcic: FFA director Heather Reid apologises 'unreservedly' to sacked Matildas coach Reid admitted sending ‘personal communications’ to a number of people, including journalists, making allegations against StajcicFootball Federation Australia board member Heather Reid has unreservedly apologised to sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic ...
2019-05-31 04:45

'SNL' alum Chris Kattan claims Lorne Michaels pressured him to sleep with a film director “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claims in a new book that producer Lorne Michaels once pressured him to have sex with a director so she would stay attached to the 1990s comedy film “A Night At The Roxbury.”...
2019-05-29 18:00

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephen King/Richard Bachman book of the same name. We still don’t know for sure how good his Scary Storie...
2019-05-22 15:15

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
2019-08-09 16:00

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail for embezzlement. ...
2019-06-02 18:15

James Bond director Cary Fukunaga responds to rumors that his video game habits have delayed production The director of the upcoming James Bond film responded to rumors that his alleged intense video game habits have delayed the already-ailing production process. ...
2019-06-21 16:15

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
2019-06-12 23:45

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
2019-07-17 17:45

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
2019-05-24 18:00

Nadler hopes Mueller hearings won't be 'a dud' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Sunday he hopes former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before the House won't be "a dud.""What if the whole thing ends up being a dud?" Chris Wallace asked the New York Democrat on ...
2019-07-21 18:00

Andreescu keeps Canadian hopes alive Bianca Andreescu salvaged Canada's French Open hopes as she came through a tough opening test against Marie Bouzkova on her Roland Garros main draw debut on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:15

Hopes rise for an end to ‘heartless’ rationing of IVF Health chiefs reinstate UK patients’ access to fertility treatment as minister says postcode lottery is unacceptableAfter years of savage rationing of IVF treatment, NHS bodies in England are again making it available to childless women, raising fert...
2019-06-29 22:00

Lincoln and Cadillac pin hopes on big crossovers The 2020 Lincoln Aviator and Cadillac XT6, large crossovers that launched this summer within a month of each other, are the latest expressions of what their reinvented brands hope to become....
2019-08-19 07:30

| S15 knockouts: Why SA hopes may fizzle fast The Bulls and Sharks have made the KO cut, but various factors conspire to make it unlikely the SA challenge will go beyond the quarter-finals, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-06-16 00:15

Koreans cling to slim last 16 hopes Thrashed 4-0 by France in their opener and beaten 2-0 by Nigeria on Wednesday, South Korea have disappointed at the women's World Cup so far but with a place in the last 16 still up for grabs coach Yoon Duk-yeo says his side have much to play for....
2019-06-13 06:30

| Gabrillagues's RWC hopes in balance after 6 week ban French forward Paul Gabrillagues's World Cup hopes were in the balance after he was banned for six weeks for a tackle on Scotland flanker John Barclay....
2019-08-20 22:30

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci compared Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said he might need to be replaced in 2020 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, who served the Trump administration for less than two weeks in 2017, compared President Donald Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said Republicans may...
2019-08-12 14:30

Everything Should Be Ported To Switch (And Other Wild Hopes For E3 2019) Will this E3 be the year we hear about Final Fantasy XVI? Or get that long-awaited Metroid Prime trilogy Switch port? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we shared our best guesses and most optimistic dreams about what will and won’t be rev...
2019-06-07 18:45

ABB shares jump as new CEO raises turnaround hopes ABB shares jumped almost 4% in early Monday trading as investors welcomed news the Swiss engineering group had poached Bjorn Rosengren from Swedish mining equipment firm Sandvik to be its next chief executive....
2019-08-12 11:00

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
2019-07-05 14:45

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
2019-06-11 20:15

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do....
2019-07-17 12:00

UA defensive standout hopes to follow his brother to NFL TUCSON – Arizona defensive end JB Brown has a brother in the NFL, and has two other siblings who’ve played college ball.  And he hopes to follow in their footsteps.  Here’s more from Arizona’s seventh practice of fall camp: ...
2019-08-03 09:01

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
2019-06-27 21:01

World Cup: Five teams that could stand in the way of US title hopes France has been the second-strongest team at the World Cup, and it could meet the Americans in the quarterfinals.       ...
2019-06-21 17:45

FCC hopes to fix its broadband maps with more precise data More than a few people have qualms with the accuracy of the FCC's broadband coverage maps, and the regulator appears to be taking those objections somewhat seriously. It's ordering the creation of a Digital Opportunity Data Collection that...
2019-08-01 22:45

Huawei’s Android hopes dashed yet again by Trump During remarks at Huawei’s Developer Conference that kicked off on Friday, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer division Richard Yu promised that the company can “immediately” switch to HarmonyOS, the new smartphone operating system i...
2019-08-10 01:00

China Hopes India Won't Be Influenced By US On Huawei China on Thursday hoped India won't be influenced by the US and take an independent judgment on Huawei after Washington told New Delhi that it would act against Indian firms found supplying American......
2019-06-20 23:15

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
2019-05-29 22:15

Highlights: Nishikori buries Tsonga hopes "Japan\u0027s Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open"...
2019-05-29 20:45

China's Xi says hopes North Korea, U.S. can keep talking Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he hopes North Korea and the United States can keep talking and make progress, Chinese state media reported after the two men met in Pyongyang....
2019-06-20 14:00

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell left the door open for a possible rate cut....
2019-06-05 00:30

New app hopes to set up young hotties with older partners Looking to meet the old man of your dreams? There’s now an app for that. Called Gaper, the free app specializes in setting up relationships with an age gap. So you, too, could find your next mature lover or fresh-faced companion, a la 44-year-o...
2019-08-09 00:00

Danish PM hopes Trump ‘isn’t serious’ about buying Greenland COPENHAGEN — Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US interest in buying the world’s largest isla...
2019-08-19 03:00

The Latest: Virginia GOP hopes to benefit from Morrissey win RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Virginia Republicans keep getting help from Virginia Democrats as the GOP tries to win over suburban voters unhappy with President Donald Trump. The la...
2019-06-12 22:15

Wall Street rebounds on rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track to erase losses from a two-day selloff, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possible rate...
2019-06-04 20:15

Tiger keeps Tour Championship hopes alive with 67 at BMW Tiger Woods kept his hopes of qualifying for next week's Tour Championship alive by shooting a 5-under-par 67 on Saturday during the third round of the BMW Championship in Medinah, Ill....
2019-08-18 08:00

Verstappen hopes to continue the party in Hungary Red Bull's German Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen and his Dutch army of Formula One fans hope to continue the party in Hungary on Sunday, even if it will be hard to match the madness of Hockenheim last weekend....
2019-07-31 17:45

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week's Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon        ...
2019-06-13 22:15

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
2019-06-05 15:30

To grandma with love: O'Reilly hopes to take Cup to big fan To grandma with love: O'Reilly wins Stanley Cup after saying he wants to take it to Ontario to share with one of his biggest supporters.       ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
2019-07-10 16:30

Yankees aren’t getting their Luis Severino hopes up just yet Lately, every step along the rehab program trail has left a smile on Luis Severino’s face, and Thursday wasn’t different. “Today went well, hopefully Sunday goes well,’’ Severino said following a 30-pitch afternoon bullpen session ahead of the Yankee...
2019-08-16 12:45

Woman who claimed she had love affair with Michael Winner facing jail after violently robbing film director's widow A woman who claims she had an love affair with Michael Winner is facing jail today after admitting a violence robbery of the film director's widow at her Knightsbridge home....
2019-07-05 16:30

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-20 22:00

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
2019-08-17 05:45

Hopes Dashed: Son Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Mob, Named In Chargesheet Amid a controversy over the name of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer killed by a group of cow vigilantes in Rajasthan in 2017, in a chargesheet, his son on Saturday said that he his hopes of justice from......
2019-06-30 02:00

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state visit....
2019-05-27 09:15

METALS-Copper ticks up on China stimulus hopes Copper prices advanced on Monday as China announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States, potentially improving demand for the red metal....
2019-08-19 10:30

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions....
2019-08-19 14:00

St. Louis newspaper may have just jinxed the Blues’ Stanley Cup hopes If only they stopped the presses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch embarrassingly published a letter from team owner Tom Stillman on Sunday that celebrated a championship the team has yet to win. “Winning the Stanley Cup was a dream come true for so...
2019-06-09 22:15

‘Balkan Spring’ Turns to Summer, and Hopes for Change Dim From Serbia to Montenegro and Albania, thousands have taken to the streets for months to protest corrupt, autocratic leaders. Yet nothing has budged....
2019-06-01 10:45

GameStop hopes renovations will keep its retail stores alive GameStop thinks it has a way to keep its stores relevant as downloads take hold: revamp the stores themselves. The chain has unveiled a team-up with designers at R/GA on a pilot program to renovate stores and give them a "place in the video gaming c...
2019-07-16 01:45

WeWork Bond Prices Surge on Buyback Hopes WeWork’s debt is surging following the company’s S-1 filing for a proposed IPO, as investors bet the company could retire bonds before they mature in 2025....
2019-08-16 17:15

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans ar...
2019-06-04 22:15

France Hopes to Hammer Out Deal With U.S. on Taxing Big Tech France’s finance minister said he shared the Trump administration’s concerns about Facebook’s plan for its cryptocurrency, but suggested a gulf remains between Europe and the U.S. on how to tax the biggest tech companies....
2019-07-17 17:00

‘It means everything’: Morgan hopes World Cup win can have lasting impact • England captain praises Ben Stokes for heroic batting effort• ‘To come through all that is extraordinary, almost superhuman’After the most heart-stopping of all finals, from which England’s men emerged as World Cup winners for the first time, their...
2019-07-15 01:15

El Chapo’s hopes of breathing fresh air squashed by judge Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be breathing fresh air anytime soon, a judge has ruled. Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan sided with prosecutors in his Monday decision, lampooning Guzman’s hopes for outdoor exercise and...
2019-06-04 06:30

Mexican president hopes for deal with U.S. on migration on Thursday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he hoped a deal could be struck with the United States later on Thursday to resolve a migration dispute and avoid the Trump administration imposing trade tariffs on Mexico next week....
2019-06-06 15:30

Vettel: Ferrari needs turnaround by summer to have any F1 title hopes Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari needs to turn around its form before the summer break to have any chance of getting back into the Formula 1 title battle...
2019-06-07 11:15

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:00

These stats could spell trouble for Yankees’ playoffs hopes Despite the glut of home runs in a high-scoring MLB season, will the sports betting standard “defense wins championships” still ultimately determine the World Series champ? If so, that could be bad news for fans and backers of the New York Yankees an...
2019-08-03 05:30

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
2019-07-01 22:45

| Bafana beaten by Morocco, cling to slim last 16 hopes Bafana Bafana have lost to Morocco in their Group D AFCON clash in Egypt and now face an anxious wait to see if they qualify for the knock-out rounds....
2019-07-01 20:30

She Lost Her Father To Suicide. She Hopes A Billboard Can Save Others Her father's suicide interrupted all the normal 17-year-old things. The night it happened, Nicole Leth had been worried about who would be her homecoming date, what grade she would get in Algebra 2......
2019-08-03 14:45

Kremlin says it hopes detained U.S. investor Calvey will be freed The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it hoped he would be freed from house arrest and be able to attend an economic forum in St Petersburg later this week....
2019-06-03 13:45

Sea-Watch captain says hopes for change in EU migrant rules The German captain of a charity rescue ship, under investigation for aiding illegal immigration, said on Thursday she hoped the new EU Commission would work to let boat migrants enter Europe unhindered....
2019-07-18 18:45

Rapinoe hopes to be ready for final despite hamstring strain A minor hamstring strain kept star forward Megan Rapinoe out of the United States' nail-biting 2-1 win over England in the Women's World Cup semifinals Tuesday night       ...
2019-07-03 06:00

Uber's hopes go into reverse in new TfL battle for London licence Uber Technologies is facing an uphill struggle to secure a long-term licence from London's transport regulator little more than a year after it was forced to go to court to overturn an outright ban....
2019-08-03 18:00

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
2019-06-08 01:01

U.S. banks limp away from hopes of interest margin expansion Big U.S. banks are under pressure again, as policymakers around the globe have dashed any hopes that the industry might finally be able to earn more money on loans, after more than a decade of......
2019-08-07 20:30

Carmouche hopes she's found key to beating Shevchenko -- underwater Liz Carmouche will face dominant flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday in Uruguay. Her secret to beating the odds and winning gold? Underwater training....
2019-08-08 15:30

Newly-wed Vettel hopes for good news from stewards A newly-married Sebastian Vettel and his Ferrari Formula One team hope to persuade stewards on Friday to review a controversial decision that cost the German victory in Canada two weeks ago....
2019-06-21 03:30

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
2019-06-06 18:45

Dutch PM Rutte hopes agreement will be reached on top EU jobs Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday said he hoped EU leaders would reach a decision on filling the bloc's top posts, but declined to speculate about the chances of Dutchmen Frans Timmermans becoming the next European Commission president....
2019-07-02 12:00

Raptors’ Anunoby (appendectomy) hopes to return for finals TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors reserve OG Anunoby hopes to return during the NBA Finals after missing almost seven weeks because of an emergency appendectomy. Anunoby had surgery April 11, two days before the Raptors opened the first round of the pla...
2019-05-29 23:45

Redirecting hate: ADL hopes Googling for KKK or jihad will take you down a different path The Redirect Method uses ads and Google search to steer people away from extremist content to material that exposes the hatred of such groups       ...
2019-06-28 03:15

Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one? This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect w...
2019-07-20 18:15

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stabi...
2019-06-12 11:30

Isner's hopes extinguished on 4th of July as 10 Americans march on There were no celebratory 4th of July fireworks from John Isner as Wimbledon's ultra marathon man perished on Thursday and failed to join his 10 fellow Americans who have made it into round three....
2019-07-05 03:30

| Thomas hopes to shake off rust on Canadian debut Justin Thomas is usually bidding to make a splash when he plays a new tournament, but he'll be happy just to make the cut in his Canadian Open debut....
2019-06-05 09:30

Pandora hopes to pad its podcast lineup with direct uploads Pandora doesn't want to sit by the wayside while Spotify snaps up podcast listeners. The streaming music service has started accepting podcasts for "consideration" to be included in its catalog. Those who want a shot just have to submit their ...
2019-08-15 03:45

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
2019-06-19 15:30

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking w...
2019-07-21 07:30

Thailand's World Cup Hopes Could Hinge On Not Getting Stomped By The USWNT In a few hours’ time, barring a sequence of events so improbable as to not even merit serious concern, the USWNT will have easily beaten Thailand in the two countries’ opening 2019 Women’s World Cup match. The extent of that essentially guaranteed re...
2019-06-12 03:15

Giants owner hopes rookie QB Jones won't have to play Asked by SNY what he thought an ideal 2019 season would look like, Mara said the 38-year-old Manning is the Giants' present and rookie first-rounder Daniel Jones is the franchise's future....
2019-08-14 02:45

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
2019-06-28 07:01

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set...
2019-06-11 17:45

Imran Khan hopes to win over Donald Trump in first US visit Pakistani PM in Washington seeking concessions on military aid and sanctionsImran Khan will meet Donald Trump on his first visit to Washington as Pakistan’s prime minister burdened by the task of trying to mend relations mired in mutual distrust and ...
2019-07-22 02:45

Wall St. ekes out gains on U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
2019-05-24 22:15

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
2019-06-04 22:45

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both said they would not join such a grouping....
2019-06-05 17:30

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits ...
2019-05-30 04:00

Jan Vertonghen hopes for glorious end to ‘craziest Champions League ever’ • Spurs defender praises Mauricio Pochettino as final nears• ‘In every single game something crazy happened’Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen is hoping for a successful end to the “craziest Champions League ever”, as the countdown to Saturday’s final with L...
2019-05-31 02:30

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
2019-05-22 02:15

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-06-07 00:30

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
2019-06-02 00:15

Cycling: Pinot triggers huge French hopes on the Tour The prospect of a home-grown rider winning the Tour de France for the first time in more than three decades started to take shape on Saturday when Thibaut Pinot ended the first block as the best of the overall contenders....
2019-07-14 07:30

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
2019-06-11 20:15

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
2019-06-18 22:15

Asia set to trade lower after Fed dampens hopes of more rate cuts Asia stocks were set to trade lower on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dampened hopes of further rate cuts later this year....
2019-08-01 02:00

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-11 16:30

Taliban bomb kills 14, wounds 145, despite hopes for Afghan pact A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions about the militants' commitment to peace despite an expected deal with the United States....
2019-08-07 19:00

Herbert Burns hopes to clear one last hurdle to claim UFC contract Brazilian Herbert Burns has been through the highs and lows of a promising run in ONE Fighting Championships, multiple yearlong layoffs and more. Dana White's Contender Series represents his best chance at a UFC contract....
2019-08-07 00:00

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, with Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to the upbeat mood....
2019-06-07 19:15

Edmund retires injured as British hopes in men's draw ends "Kyle Edmund was forced to retire injured against Pablo Cuevas in the third set as British hopes were ended in the men\u0027s draw at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-30 13:45

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
2019-05-30 14:15

Markets Right Now: Trade deal hopes send US stocks higher NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street as traders hoped that a meeting next week between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China coul...
2019-06-18 23:45

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific traded higher on Friday morning, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
2019-07-19 03:15

Oil inches down as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices ticked down on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
2019-06-19 15:30

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
2019-06-14 19:30

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
2019-06-14 02:15

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
2019-06-21 22:01

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Machado hopes lightning doesn't strike twice in rematch with Cancio Alberto Machado is determined to put the first loss of his career behind him in a rematch with Andrew Cancio on Friday, and he vows to be better prepared this time to regain his junior lightweight world title....
2019-06-19 17:30

Josh Warrington hopes patience will be rewarded with unification bout Josh Warrington admitted he “had a bit of sulk and a bit of moan” as his hopes of a unification bout were dashed for now The post Josh Warrington hopes patience will be rewarded with unification bout appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-09 06:30

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20 22:15

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 20:30

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil faster and more cheaply Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in the sector - will enable its geologists to find oil faster, cheaper and with a better success rate....
2019-06-18 08:30

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure future in Germany....
2019-06-20 20:30

The England triumph of 2009 that will fire their Women’s World Cup hopes Four members of Phil Neville’s squad won the Under-19 Euros 10 years ago. They believe that could prove crucial in FranceLucy Bronze recalls a goal from a decade ago as if it were yesterday. “I remember both the goals that we scored in the final,” sh...
2019-06-03 19:15

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
2019-07-20 18:00

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
2019-07-04 02:15

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
2019-06-17 19:00

Wall Street moves lower on dampened hopes for hefty Fed cut Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday after a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of July....
2019-07-19 22:00

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street rebounds on rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, led by a rebound in the technology sector, as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possible rate cut....
2019-06-04 22:15

Aston 'stands ready' for Formula 1 but hopes Honda stays Aston Martin will not "muscle in" on Honda's Formula 1 engine supply deal with Red Bull but will "stand ready" to up its involvement should the Japanese manufacturer withdraw...
2019-07-20 13:30

Wall St. rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
2019-06-05 22:15

Hannah Brown Hopes Jed Wyatt's Ex-Girlfriend Knows "What She's Worth and What She Deserves" Hannah Brown hasn't yet spoken to Jed Wyatt's ex-girlfriend, but they could definitely find some things to talk about. In last night's The Bachelorette finale, we watched......
2019-08-01 06:45

Wall St. rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-18 22:15

Wall St. pushes higher on trade hopes, dovish Fed bets Wall Street's main indexes rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching close to record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on restarting trade talks with China added to optimism of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
2019-06-18 20:30

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said if Washington imposed tariffs on Mexican imports, it could be counterproductive to stopping immigration flows across the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-06-03 18:15