WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-07-11 22:45

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance to open first at Disney World, then Disneyland in 2020

Disney parks' most advanced and immersive ride, Rise of the Resistance, has an opening date of Dec. 5 at Disney World and Jan. 17 at Disneyland.       ...

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance to open first at Disney World, then Disneyland in 2020

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When will the Rise of the Resistance ride open at Disney's new Star Wars land? Rise of the Resistance, a signature ride at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is set to open "sometime this year," according to the Disney CEO.       ...
2019-06-18 14:15

Disney’s 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' ride opens December 5th Disney's new Star Wars-theme park, Galaxy's Edge, will get its second ride before the year is up. Today, Disney Parks announced that "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" will arrive in Florida at Walt Disney World Resort on December 5th -- W...
2019-07-12 00:30

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to open Rise of Resistance ride later than expected While the Orlando, Florida version of the ride is expected to be operational on December 5, its California counterpart won't open until January 17....
2019-07-12 02:00

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge offers new world at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland has offered a firsthand glimpse into the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the California theme park. A Star Wars-themed food tasting, a stroll through the Black Spire Outpost marketplace and four-...
2019-05-30 08:45

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
2019-06-19 04:15

Disneyland’s New ‘Star Wars’ Attraction Opens Friday The marriage of Disney and Star Wars has given birth to a major new attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” opens to the public Friday. The park promises to take fans beyond the movies, without tr...
2019-05-31 01:45

Disneyland Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: What to know about opening day, rides, food and more Disneyland's highly anticipated Star Wars Land opens May 31. Here's what we know about reservations, tickets and rides at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.        ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Disneyland holds auditions for Stormtroopers to work on ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Disneyland is looking for a few good Stormtroopers to help defend the Dark Side in the California park’s new “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.” Auditions were held Friday for men and women who want to don the white armor and join the villainous First Order ...
2019-05-25 09:15

17 money-saving Disney World and Disneyland hacks to try You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
2019-06-21 20:45

Sparse crowds at Disneyland's Star Wars land? Aerial images offer evidence Recently released overhead images of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in Disneyland offer a clear picture of the land's size and its crowd.       ...
2019-07-17 04:45

Disneyland releases stunning photos of completed Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park attraction Disneyland has released a series of amazing images showing its new Star Wars theme park attraction, which is set to open in California on Friday 31 May....
2019-05-30 19:15

Star Wars Gives Force to Disney Parks Disney’s Star Wars attractions opening at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., represent the single-largest expansion in either park’s history....
2019-05-30 22:15

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
2019-05-30 01:30

Here's a first look inside Disneyland's new Star Wars land — and what to expect when it opens Star Wars land opens at Disneyland on May 31. From rides to light sabers, here's what to expect at opening day of Galaxy's Edge in California.        ...
2019-05-30 13:30

May the force be with you: How to snag collectibles at Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens on May 31 at Disneyland. Here's a look at how to score limited edition merchandise if you didn't get a reservation.        ...
2019-05-22 16:45

Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge crowds smaller than anticipated Disneyland carefully prepped for legions of fans, yet demand for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has been lighter than anticipated.       ...
2019-07-04 21:30

Inside Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge Disney is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The famed theme park giant’s much-anticipated 14-acre Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge attractions premiere May 31 and Aug. 29 at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and DisneyWorld in Lake Buena Vista, Fl...
2019-05-30 03:30

You can build your own Lightsaber and Droid at Disney’s new Star Wars attractions Disney’s finally lifting the veil on its Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction set to debut at Disneyland on May 31. And while we were all expecting a glut of rides and properly attired characters roaming about, its the souvenirs that have us most exci...
2019-05-22 01:45

10 secrets of Disneyland's new Star Wars land, from droid tracks to Princess Leia's jewelry Also: Easter eggs to look for when you visit and more interesting facts about Disney's new Star Wars land.        ...
2019-06-01 01:15

Chewbacca, Ford and Hamill launch Disney's 'Star Wars' land Chewbacca climbed into the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon and fireworks flew overhead as Walt Disney Co dedicated its new "Star Wars" section at California's Disneyland Resort on Wednesday....
2019-05-30 10:45

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Disney's new theme park in pictures Disneyland has offered a first glimpse of its newest attraction, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park. Visitors can build their own droids and lightsabers, interact with aliens and step into the cockpit of an exact copy of the Millennium Falcon. T...
2019-05-30 17:30

Disney aims to thrill 'Star Wars' fans of all kinds at U.S. parks At a new "Star Wars" land at Disneyland Resort in California, Walt Disney Co will let visitors fly the Millennium Falcon and drink blue milk as it aims to satisfy a wide range of the space saga's fans with its most ambitious expansion ever....
2019-05-30 21:45

Even the garbage cans in Disney's 'Star Wars'-themed land have a hidden meaning Kim Renfro/INSIDER Disneyland's newest land Galaxy's Edge is full of references to the original "Star Wars" movie trilogy. All of the trash and recycling cans inside Galaxy's Edge say "trash to sector 3263827" in a written fictional language called...
2019-06-07 23:15

All the New Details About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker A new behind-the-scenes Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker confirms time jump, reveals first look Luke Skywalker and how Leia Organa features, a stronger Force connection between Rey and Kylo Ren, the......
2019-05-23 09:15

Star Wars land opens: What to do and how to visit Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s largest expansion ever Disney’s new “Star Wars”-themed land will blow your mind into a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge goes live at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, May 31. The salivating fans lining up for hours on end to fly the Mille...
2019-05-31 03:30

Disney's planning a movie based on Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic For being one of the most potent brands on the planet—right alongside its corporately owned buddies over in the MCU—the Star Wars films are currently at something of a crossroads. Sure, The Rise Of Skywalker is going to make a billion dollars (at lea...
2019-05-24 11:15

Why Oga's Cantina is the happiest place at Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Yes, piloting the Millennium Falcon is exciting, but I’d rather drink with smugglers and dance to music spun by droid DJ R3X in Oga’s Cantina.        ...
2019-06-03 23:30

6 Bombshells We Learned About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from Vanity Fair Don't be afraid, we feel it too. The reluctance to read spoilers about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. ...You will remove these restraints, because these are gold, and they......
2019-05-22 18:00

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – what we learned from the Vanity Fair special JJ Abrams and co have hinted the finale will involve less CGI, more new characters … and screen time for Carrie FisherIn just under seven months’ time, a saga spanning nine films, three generations and 42 years will finally be over, bringing the epic...
2019-05-23 23:30

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker May Feel Like a Different Genre, According to Daisy Ridley As the ending to not just the sequel trilogy, but a trilogy of trilogies, we all expect Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to be unique. However, in a new interview, star Daisy Ridley went a step further to describe just how different it would be.Read ...
2019-07-03 19:45

Billy Dee Williams back in the Millennium Falcon for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ It was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away when we last saw Lando Calrissian doing his thing in the Millennium Falcon. But the smooth-talking smuggler is back — taking the helm once again, along with Chewie, in the latest Star Wars movie, “The...
2019-05-23 07:15

J.J. Abrams reveals how Carrie Fisher is incorporated in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Disney knew it wouldn't recast Princess Leia in the new movie "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." And a digital version of the late Carrie Fisher wouldn't do her or the character justice. But the director found another option....
2019-05-23 01:00

So you got a lightsaber at Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Can you take it on a plane? You spent $200 to build yourself a lightsaber at Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Here's what airlines have to say about flying with it.        ...
2019-06-06 10:45

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russ...
2019-05-23 05:30

Inside Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: The Millennium Falcon is just the beginning Star Wars land opens at Disneyland on May 31. From rides to light sabers, here's what to expect at opening day of Galaxy's Edge in California.        ...
2019-06-07 05:30

Flying the Millennium Falcon at Disney's Star Wars land is fun but misses the 'wow' factor The ride is a lot of fun, but it doesn't have that "wow" factor many fans will be expecting, especially those who don't get to pilot.        ...
2019-05-30 13:30

Abigail Disney takes her family’s company to task over ‘intolerable’ working conditions at Disneyland Her grandfather co-founded one of the world's wealthiest companies. But Abigail Disney has fought tax breaks for the wealthy, advocated for a wealth tax and protested working conditions in her family's parks....
2019-07-17 01:45

Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages after undercover visit Abigail Disney, granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company's co-founder, Roy Disney, became "so livid" after an undercover trip to Disneyland.       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

Abigail Disney is taking her family’s company to task over ‘intolerable’ working conditions at Disneyland Her grandfather co-founded one of the world's wealthiest companies. But Abigail Disney has fought tax breaks for the wealthy, advocated for a wealth tax and protested working conditions in her family's parks....
2019-07-17 00:45

'Star Wars': First photos from 'The Rise of Skywalker' Enjoy the first photos from 'Star Wars: Episode IX,' now titled 'The Rise of Skywalker.' Details were revealed at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.        ...
2019-07-01 10:15

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti. Pete Buttigieg was feted by Gwynet...
2019-06-01 08:45

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

Disney's 2020 summer cruises In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on itineraries around the world, including Greece and five first-time ports of call in Europe.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

Star Wars: Outer Rim: The Kotaku Review When I was a kid, I had a dream video game. It was basically “Wing Commander: Privateer”, only bigger, and it was set in the Star Wars universe. I’m still waiting on the video game, but Fantasy Flight have this year delivered much the same experience...
2019-07-09 03:15

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was shown to the 20-year-old Lego video game formula was startling....
2019-06-15 07:15

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Looks Great In HD A team of fans have been working for over a year on an Unreal Engine 4 version of the original Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, and it is looking absolutely delicious....
2019-05-22 05:15

Some LEGO Star Wars Fans Want More Grunting At E3 this past week, WB Games and TT Games revealed the latest and possibly biggest entry in the popular LEGO Star Wars franchise. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is coming out next year and will be based on all nine films, including the upcoming...
2019-06-15 23:00

Daisy Ridley says she's not in the next Star Wars trilogy Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker will supposedly be the end of the mainline Star Wars saga that we’ve followed since the ‘70s, but there are still plenty of other Star Wars stories on the horizon—specifically The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson’s mys...
2019-06-27 20:30

We Need More Star Wars Games Like Revenge Of The Sith Today, Star Wars games are usually very serious and dedicated to authenticity. Nearly all Star Wars game released these days are also canon, connecting to other comics, movies, books, and TV shows. Which is cool, I love modern Star Wars. But I can’t ...
2019-06-09 21:00

Wear These $10 Tees to Star Wars Land, Or Anywhere Else Planning a visit to Star Wars Land? Or just want to be ready for The Rise of Skywalker? You can take your pick of two different Star Wars shirts for just $10 at Daily Steals right now with promo code KJSWARS, in a variety of different colors and si...
2019-05-31 01:30

'Knights of the Old Republic' could become a Star Wars movie While the Star Wars franchise will take a new direction after the Skywalker arc ends with Episode 9, the next movie might still tell a familiar story. According to BuzzFeed News, a Star Wars film based on the classic LucasArts RPG Knights of the Old....
2019-05-24 15:15

10 things you need to know about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge No doubt that the lines at Disneyland's Galaxy's Edge will be long as the new Star Wars land opens today, but there are still many unique experiences to seek out....
2019-06-04 17:15

What you need to know about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella and game developer Stig Asmussen give the latest details about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.       ...
2019-06-09 18:15

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dead at 20 Hollywood has lost a rapidly rising star in Cameron Boyce. The actor, known for his roles on Disney Channel projects including Descendants and Jessie, has died at the age of......
2019-07-07 21:15

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, an actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and the Descendants TV movie franchise, has died at 20 years old. A spokesperson for Boyce’s family told ABC News on Saturday that the actor had died in his sleep. The news...
2019-07-07 18:30

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20 Rising star Cameron Boyce, known for his roles on the Disney Channel, has died at the age of 20, his family confirmed Sunday. “It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” his family said in a sta...
2019-07-07 19:15

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a movie With Disney wrapping up the Skywalker saga with this Christmas's Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, where does the movie series set in a galaxy far, far away turn next for inspiration?The answer, it now seems, is to the Star Wars compu...
2019-05-24 12:15

These seals are trained to sing the ‘Star Wars’ theme While some officials use marine animals for espionage, these Scottish researchers are teaching gray seals a much more relevant skill — how to sing John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” theme. The scientists have been working with three ...
2019-06-21 23:15

Here's what it's like to fly the Millennium Falcon at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Star Wars fans who had long dreamed about piloting the Millennium Falcon will now get that chance when the gates to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland finally open on Friday....
2019-05-30 15:00

This Fun Spider-Man: Far From Home Scene Was Cut, But You'll Still Get to See it (and Its Star Wars Connection) After you see Spider-Man: Far From Home next week you’re bound to wonder what happened to a few scenes from the trailers. One in particular, of Spider-Man messing with the NYPD, isn’t in the movie at all, so director Jon Watts told us what happened.R...
2019-06-28 09:45

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Is Here: The Good, the Bad, and the Incredible Everywhere you look in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, there’s something to see, something to explore, or something to do. Even though it’s not 100 percent complete, the land itself is a star. You walk in, and you instantly feel like you’ve left Disneyland ...
2019-05-31 23:45

The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it’s crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, ha...
2019-05-21 14:45

Russell says Abrams’ new ‘Star Wars’ script made her cry Keri Russell says she cried when she read J.J. Abrams’ version of the script for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ and she hopes the theatrical version ‘remains true to what he originally wanted’...
2019-06-20 20:15

'Vader Immortal' is the Star Wars VR game I've been waiting for Star Wars and virtual reality always seemed like the perfect mix. Long before the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released a few years ago, I was eager to slip on a VR headset, hop in a rusty smuggler ship and wield a light saber of my own. While we�...
2019-05-23 00:15

This Star Wars X-Wing Game Was Made By A Fan In Dreams Every week it seems Dreams creators are building more and more impressive levels and mini-games. The latest fan creation that has caught my attention is a Star Wars space-combat game where you get to control an X-Wing Starfighter and fight the Empire...
2019-05-27 03:15

R.I.P. Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel star from Jessie and Descendants According to CNN, Cameron Boyce—best known for a series of roles on Disney Channel shows—has died. TMZ adds that his family says he had an “ongoing medical condition” and died in his sleep as the result of a seizure. A statement from the Disney Chann...
2019-07-07 19:15

The Marvel Approach Won't Work for Star Wars, According to Kathleen Kennedy The similarities between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and A New Hope are as plentiful as they are obvious, because even though the newest trilogy introduces a whole slew of new characters, the story being told about bringing balance to the Force is t...
2019-05-23 09:30

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
2019-06-20 19:45

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
2019-06-01 17:15

Thanks to This Cover, the Cantina Theme From Star Wars Is Going to Be Stuck in My Head All Day Back in the day, before all the Nazis and creepy algorithmically generated children’s shows, YouTube was great for two things: old Saturday Night Live clips, and song covers. It’s honestly still pretty great for the latter. Read more......
2019-06-30 20:45

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
2019-06-22 01:00

Daisy Ridley trades 'Star Wars' for Shakespeare in 'Ophelia' It's a safe bet Daisy Ridley will star in one of the year's biggest hits, with "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" hitting theaters in December. But her latest film, "Ophelia," which trades in the lightsaber for Shakespeare, will make its debut in 11 ...
2019-07-02 19:30

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune from the movie "Star Wars."...
2019-06-21 19:15

This Week's Star Wars Comic Is Like Opening an '80s Time Capsule When Disney purchased Lucasfilm and rebooted the expanded universe continuity that had sustained Star Wars for decades, we got a whole new universe of Star Wars comics at Marvel. It’s one that, for nearly four years, has delivered some excellent stor...
2019-05-30 19:30

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
2019-07-07 23:30

Remembering Cameron Boyce: Look Back at the Disney Star's Life in Pictures Cameron Boyce was one of the most beloved and prolific Disney TV stars. The 20-year-old actor died unexpectedly at age 20 in his sleep on Saturday at his Los Angeles home after suffering......
2019-07-08 00:45

Tennis star Ash Barty sneaking Disney lyrics into press conferences Ashleigh Barty has her eyes on the prize. The 23-year-old is bidding to become the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon and has made it into the tournament's final 16 after beating British player Harriet Dart in just 53 minutes on Saturday....
2019-07-08 14:15

Watch 14 Minutes of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Gameplay At its pre-E3 2019 event, EA released a 14-minute gameplay trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, showcasing new Force abilities, alongside new and returning characters such as the droid BD-1, and......
2019-06-10 08:30

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream...for These Gabz Star Wars and Alien Posters Every artist has their own unique style. Some produce work that’s broad and colorful; others prefer detailed and dark. Then there are some whose work is so spot-on accurate it’s hard to tell it’s not a photograph. Gabz is one of those artists.Read mo...
2019-07-09 03:30

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gets Even More Intriguing Thanks to Mysterious Kyber Crystals Kyber crystals don’t only make up the heart of a Jedi’s lightsaber, now they’re the focus of one of the best mysteries in Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.Read more......
2019-06-20 07:45

The Next Marvel Star Wars Miniseries Includes a Teeny Bit of Snoke Backstory Fans hoping to learn more about Supreme Leader Snoke before that minor incident of him getting sliced in half by a lightsaber in The Last Jedi, rejoice! But not that much.Read more......
2019-06-20 07:45

Kanye West wants to build ‘Star Wars’-inspired low-income housing Use the market force. Kanye West is building a fleet of “Star Wars”-esque shelters in a California forest. “Inspired by Luke Skywalker’s childhood home, West has been working with a team to design prefabricated structures that sport...
2019-07-11 20:45

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order looks like a movie and plays like a dream Sekiro mixed with Ratchet & Clank is a combination we never knew we wanted but now we can't wait to see more of Respawn's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order....
2019-06-29 10:30

Pokémon Sword & Shield releases right between Star Wars and Death Stranding Nintendo today revealed more about its upcoming RPG, Pokémon Sword & Shield on today’s Direct presentation, including its release date. We now know the game’s release date, and it’s right in the November sweet spot, squished into a release window wit...
2019-06-05 22:15

Laeta Kalogridis Is Reportedly Writing a Star Wars: KOTOR Movie Laeta Kalogridis is reportedly working on a script for a movie adaptation of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which would be the first episode in a trilogy....
2019-05-24 09:30

Watch 14 minutes of 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' gameplay Respawn and EA have finally shown what it's like to play Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and it's what you'd expect -- with a few twists. They've posted a 14-minute gameplay clip showing hero Cal Kestis as he supports early rebels ...
2019-06-08 19:30

Star Wars: Outer Rim review—Piloting as Han or Boba Fett could use more thrills Enlarge / The game's player board. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. One of the defining aspects of Star Wars is its dramatic sense of adv...
2019-05-21 17:30

Star Wars trolls to blame for Solo's box-office failure, says Ron Howard Director says ‘aggressive’ campaign staged via review aggregator sites was a major factor in spin-off film’s meagre ticket salesRon Howard has blamed the disappointing box office of Solo: A Star Wars Story on an online trolling campaign.Speaking on t...
2019-06-04 17:30

Star Wars Battlefront II Fans Are Loving The Recently Added Droidekas You might call them Droidekas or you might call them destroyer droids, but whatever you call them, these rolling death machines were recently added into Star Wars Battlefront II. Since being added fans have seemingly fallen in love with the new droid...
2019-06-30 23:30

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2019-06-01 00:00

The Mystery of Star Wars Legend Willrow Hood Has Finally Been Revealed He only appeared for one second in The Empire Strikes Back, but Willrow Hood became a Star Wars icon. Not for any reason in particular, however. Just because he looked kind of funny running across Cloud City with what Star Wars fans have long since s...
2019-06-20 23:15

You can buy Jedi robes at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, you just can't wear them in the park The Black Spire Outpost on Batuu is finally open at Disneyland in California. Here fans can build their own lightsabers and drink blue milk. There's just one thing parkgoers aren't allowed to do — wear the Jedi robes they've purchased ...
2019-06-04 20:45

'Star Wars' actor Riz Ahmed says he was racially profiled: 'It's really scary to be Muslim right now' "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" actor Riz Ahmed claimed he was racially profiled on a flight in April, causing him to miss a Star Wars Celebration convention in Chicago....
2019-06-30 23:45

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga uses the Force to pull me back in I like Star Wars, and I like Lego. I just had grown tired of the Lego gaming formula. Now that I know Traveller's Tales is being ambitious, I'm excited.Read More...
2019-06-16 04:15

We just got an in-depth look at the gorgeous new 'Star Wars' game coming in November — here's everything we learned EA/Respawn Entertainment A major new "Star Wars" game is scheduled to arrive on November 15: "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order." The game is being made by Respawn Entertainment, the same studio that created "Titanfall" and "Apex Legends," and it's comin...
2019-06-09 21:30

Can Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order help fans feel the Force? Respawn Entertainment’s forthcoming Star Wars video game, developed in close collaboration with Lucasfilm, hopes to capture the spirit of the filmsIn 1983, millions of unsold cartridges of the Atari game ET The Extra Terrestrial were secretly buried ...
2019-07-05 16:30

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce died of seizure from epilepsy, family says By Ben Kesslen Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, who passed away Saturday at the age of 20, died from a seizure caused by epilepsy, a family spokesperson said. “Cameron’s tragic passing was due to a seizure as a result of an ongoing medi...
2019-07-10 18:30

A Familiar Star Wars Face Returns in This Exclusive Thrawn: Treason Excerpt Timothy Zahn’s return to his most famous creation, Grand Admiral Thrawn, has been one of the consistent highlights of the new canon of Star Wars under Disney. So far we’ve got to see Thrawn’s early days in the Empire and a fateful encounter between h...
2019-07-15 20:00

The Latest Star Wars Animated Short Actually Makes the Ewoks Kind of Scary Ewoks are controversial among certain elements of the Star Wars fanbase. Cute, fluffy, and awfully goofy, a lot of people find their defeat of Imperial forces in Return of the Jedi unlikely. On the one hand, come on, it’s a movie. On the other hand, ...
2019-07-07 00:30

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is a delicate balance of light and dark "Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer panel. Immediately, the enormous 'cutter' drill star...
2019-06-13 22:15

Game of Thrones petitions and Star Wars trolls? Fans have become far too entitled | Seb Patrick Enjoy, criticise, analyse – yes. But demanding to have a say in the work itself isn’t part of the dealIt’s a common refrain from franchise movie directors when a film fails to set the critical world on fire that they have, in fact, not made it for th...
2019-06-06 15:45

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge's 1,400 cast members each have unique backstories and costumes Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge doesn't just want to look like a movie set. It wants guests to feel like they just stepped off a transport ship onto a planet thousands of galaxies away....
2019-05-30 05:45

‘Game of Thrones’ critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin Star Wars Thousands of critics of Game of Thrones’ just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next Star Wars film, as planned. Petitioners are urging Disney to kick the pair off the upcoming project so that they ...
2019-05-26 15:30

Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on: Finally, a solid EA Star Wars game⁠—is that enough? Cal and BD-1 scope out upcoming danger. [credit: EA / Respawn ] LOS ANGELES⁠—How much is a solid single-player Star Wars adventure game fro...
2019-06-22 17:30

Licensed to fill out: from Stranger Things to Star Wars, the tie-in novels continuing the story After the credits roll, have you ever wanted to know what happened next? Authors explain how they win the blessing of Hollywood – and fansIf you’ve ever wondered what Han Solo did after the Battle of Endor, or whether Doctor Who would enjoy the Isle ...
2019-06-04 20:15

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2019-06-21 03:45

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - release date, trailers and news Hold on to your lightsabers: there's a new Star Wars game in development, and it's called Jedi: Fallen Order.In development by Respawn Entertainment (the studio behind Apex Legends and Titanfall), Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was announced ...
2019-05-31 23:15

Apparently, Replicating the Star Wars Wipe in Jedi: Fallen Order Was a Nightmare Developing a complicated, high-tech action game with robust physics, stunning graphics, and a lore-accurate Star Wars story? Oh, that’s tricky, but doable. Getting those wipe transitions correct? Dear Lord. Read more......
2019-06-10 02:15

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge FOMO Has Turned Me Into a Garbage Monster, and I Hate It Ever since it was announced, I managed to care very little for Disney’s reveal that Star Wars would be coming to its American theme parks in the form of a whole new land. “Sounds neat, but it’s on the other side of the planet, I’ll never go so why th...
2019-07-03 02:30

Disney star Christy Carlson Romano reveals 'private breakdown' after 'Even Stevens' ended Former Disney Channel Star Christy Carlson Romano revealed that after her show on the hit children's network ended, she had a "private breakdown" that included self-destructive behavior....
2019-05-29 18:00

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

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order News: First gameplay and new artwork revealed before E3 show With the official reveal and gameplay debut of Respawn Entertainment's Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, we've been given a first look at gameplay with new art....
2019-06-08 06:15

'Game of Thrones' critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin 'Star Wars' franchise Thousands of critics of"Game of Thrones’" just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next "Star Wars" film, as planned....
2019-05-27 00:15

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: gameplay, release date, trailers and news Hold on to your lightsabers: there's a new Star Wars game on the way, and it's called Jedi: Fallen Order. And we've now got the first concrete gameplay details about it, thanks to E3 2019.In development by Respawn Entertainment (the st...
2019-06-08 20:30

Toy Story 4 Is a Good Sequel. Here’s What the Star Wars, Avengers and Game of Thrones Franchises Can Learn From It Five years ago, I wrote a plea to Pixar not to make Toy Story 4. The movie, I argued, would only undercut the power of the perfect ending to a perfect trilogy about a boy named Andy who grew up with — and grew out of — his toys. In the ye...
2019-06-21 20:15

Smugglers run: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge visitors are snatching, reselling items on eBay Petty thieves are making off with silverware, menus, coasters and more from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and auctioning them on resale websites.       ...
2019-06-27 18:45

Star Wars: Battlefront II — Capital Supremacy on Naboo, Droidekas, and Old Republic tank coming June 26 Star Wars: Battlefront II's June 26 update brings Capital Supremacy to Naboo, Droidekas, and the TX-30 Old Republic tank for the Clone Army.Read More...
2019-06-08 22:45

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order interview — How Respawn designed the game for thoughtful combat Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order -- which Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment showed off yesterday -- is slower paced and more thoughtful in combat.Read More...
2019-06-09 22:30

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in Los Angeles, which takes place at the same time as the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (the gaming industry’s biggest tr...
2019-06-08 19:15

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

EA Play LIVE News: Apex Legends, FIFA 20, Star Wars, Madden 20 Game and Trailer Updates The EA PLAY 2019 live stream is broadcasting from LA and will include Apex Legends, FIFA 20, Star Wars, Battlefield V and more. Stay tuned for news and updates throughout the day....
2019-06-08 09:45

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
2019-05-26 19:30

Here's how Disney World turns its characters into works of chocolate art Early last month, we spoke with chef chocolatier Amanda Lauder of The Ganachery at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando about taking iconic Disney characters and turning them into works of chocolate art....
2019-07-03 20:15

Bellarmine Accepts ASUN Invitation; Knights Will Rise To NCAA Division I In 2020 LOUISVILLE (March 18, 2019) — Bellarmine University’s president, Dr. Susan M. Donovan, announced today that she has accepted an invitation for the university to join the ASUN Conference. The move will elevate the university’s athletic programs to NCA...
2019-06-18 21:00

The 'Jedi' in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order acts a lot like a Sith Watching an extended demo of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at EA Play was like watching a scene from Star Wars Rogue One or the more recent Solo: A Star Wars Story – not only was Fallen Order’s production quality that immensely high...
2019-06-09 17:15

Star Wars: KOTOR film rumors, Sonic film delayed to fix its VFX How many more Star Wars films and TV series do we need? Our answer to that question became "at least one more" when we learned on late Thursday that a pretty juicy Lucasfilm project is in the works: the first-ever Knights of the Old Republic film. Bu...
2019-05-25 00:45

Ex-Disney star Christy Carlson Romano details self-harm, depression after 'Even Stevens' Christy Carlson Romano, known for her role on Disney's "Even Stevens," detailed her struggle with binge-drinking, self-harm and depression.        ...
2019-05-28 17:45

'The Phantom Menace' turns 20: Why I love the ‘Star Wars’ prequels (and you should too) The 'Star Wars' prequel trilogy isn't as bad as you may remember, and that's worth celebrating as 'The Phantom Menace' marks its 20th anniversary.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Kid steals this talent show when he interrupts song with 'Star Wars' imperial march A kid talent show turned extra hilarious when a boy hijacked the mic to sing the 'Star Wars' imperial march. An old video is now internet gold.        ...
2019-05-31 20:45

The first look of Keri Russell's character in Star Wars: Episode IX character is here For a while, Keri Russell’s role in Star Wars: Episode IX-The Rise Of Skywalker was a total mystery, with the actress revealing little more than getting to wear the “coolest costume” on The Late Show back in March. Today, Vanity Fair released an exte...
2019-05-22 17:15

'Star Wars' heroine Daisy Ridley guesses famous quotes by Shakespeare and Yoda Shakespeare or Yoda? In honor of her new film “Ophelia,” a feminist re-imagining of “Hamlet,” “Star Wars” actress Daisy Ridley guesses who said what.        ...
2019-07-02 02:45

Want to drink blue milk like Luke Skywalker? At Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge you can, but shouldn't Ahead of the opening of Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, we sampled foods including blue milk. Surprise: It does not taste milky.        ...
2019-05-30 13:30

Rise and shine: Tiger Woods gets up at 1 a.m. to prepare for Open Championship at Royal Portrush In an effort to adjust to the time-zone change, the 15-time major champion has been waking up at 1 a.m., or 6 a.m. local time in Northern Ireland.       ...
2019-07-08 21:30

Woman Suffers Injuries After Bird "Dive-Bombed" Her, Sues Disney World A woman is suing Walt Disney World Resort after she says she was "dive-bombed" by a bird, sustaining severe head and neck injuries, according to her lawyer and the lawsuit....
2019-05-30 04:30

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and residents to avoid “stray dogs” and other wildlife. ...
2019-07-11 03:30

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
2019-05-24 19:30

Rabies Alert Issued Near Walt Disney World's Epcot After Feral Cat Tests Positive For the Disease If you’re visiting Epcot at Walt Disney World this summer, keep the kids away from any stray animals you might find. A feral cat just tested positive for rabies and the health department is warning people to be careful during the coming months becaus...
2019-07-10 13:15

Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot area after infected cat scratches employees Florida's Department of Health issued a rabies alert for Disney World's Epcot Center after two employees were scratched by a rabid cat.       ...
2019-07-11 22:45

Birthday Parties, Disney Movies and Kid-Friendly Red Carpets: Inside Angelina Jolie's New Single World Squint, and Angelina Jolie is back to her old life. She's shooting a movie on location, she's surrounded most of the time by her six kids, and she's celebrating another......
2019-06-04 17:00

Disney star Cameron Boyce's cause of death is deferred 'pending further investigation' "Descendants" star Cameron Boyce was pronounced dead at his Hollywood home Saturday afternoon after he was found unresponsive. He was 20.        ...
2019-07-09 05:45

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
2019-07-04 13:45

Keri Russell's 'Star Wars' tears Keri Russell, who joins the "Star Wars" franchise for its latest installment, says she cried when she read JJ Abrams' script. (June 20)        ...
2019-06-20 11:45

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050...
2019-06-18 00:15

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on Sunday."...
2019-06-09 15:45

E3 2019: In 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order,' video game you become a Jedi Knight A new revelation about the 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' video game, due Nov. 15: Character Saw Gerrara, played by Forest Whitaker, is in the cast.       ...
2019-06-09 18:15

Revisit the 'Star Wars' prequel trilogy as 'Phantom Menace' turns 20 The 'Star Wars' prequels are celebrating their 20th anniversary! The prequel trilogy began when 'The Phantom Menace' hit theaters on May 19, 1999.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Mena Massoud wasn't Disney's first choice to star in 'Aladdin' "Aladdin" star Mena Massoud may not have been Disney's first choice to play the charming "street rat" in Guy Ritchie's live-action remake -- but he's making the most of it. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-15 05:45

World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”.The num...
2019-07-15 21:15

The rise of Big Sperm: does the tech world have the answer to our semen crisis? Sperm counts in western men are falling, and nobody is sure why. But relax – because help is here, with everything from home-testing kits to sperm-freezingLads, lads, lads, hate to interrupt, but how’s your ejaculate? Would you struggle to fill half ...
2019-07-07 16:15

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the...
2019-07-16 23:30

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to j...
2019-07-06 19:15

100 biggest movies of all time, from 'Star Wars' to 'The Lion King' These are the top 100 grossing movies of all time, based on domestic box office data provided by Box Office Mojo.        ...
2019-07-03 12:45

Manhattan’s Hotel Wales will stay open until 2020 The end’s drawing near for the historic Hotel Wales at 1295 Madison Ave. at East 92nd Street — but guests can still book rooms through Jan. 6, 2020. The building will be converted to luxury condos after that. Real estate firm Adellco LLC bought the W...
2019-05-21 18:45

Ikea plans to open first Mexico store in 2020 IKEA, the world's largest furniture seller, will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country, the company said on Wednesday, as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U....
2019-05-23 10:15

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020: organizers The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organizers said on Sunday....
2019-06-09 21:30

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, ...
2019-06-28 05:30

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 15:30

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
2019-07-16 04:30

'World's most dangerous glacier' could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns A glacier in West Antarctica, known as "the world's most dangerous," could completely melt away and cause a rapid and "catastrophic" sea-level rise, a new study warns....
2019-07-09 21:45

‘World’s most dangerous glacier’ could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns The Thwaites Glacier has more than 50 times the amount of ice than all the mountain glaciers in the world combined, and eight times as much ice in the Greenland ice sheet. And when it becomes unstable, the after-effects would be "catastrophic."...
2019-07-09 21:15

Top 100 grossing movies of all time, from 'Toy Story 3' to 'Star Wars' and more These are the top 100 grossing movies of all time based on domestic box office data provided by box-office reporting service Box Office Mojo.        ...
2019-06-22 23:15

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07 22:45

Trial to open against Thomas Keller and his 3-star eateries SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former employee of celebrated American chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants for pregnancy discrimination. Vanessa Scott-Allen says she was denied a job transfer from Per Se in New York to the ...
2019-06-03 07:30

Juan Williams: Julian Castro 'the breakout star' of first 2020 Dem debate night Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro's concentration on immigration policy should win him accolades for his 2020 primary debate performance, according to Juan Williams....
2019-06-28 01:45

Megan Rapinoe for president? USA star would beat Trump in 2020, poll finds Public Policy Polling puts Rapinoe at 42% and Trump at 41%Poll conducted ‘by popular demand’ for hypothetical match-upMegan Rapinoe may not visit Donald Trump in the White House but she might throw him out of it, according to a poll released on Tuesd...
2019-07-10 02:15

Mauritania rise from fourth worst team in world to Africa’s grand stage In 2012 only Bhutan, San Marino and the Turks & Caicos Islands were ranked below the desert nation but a football revolution has delivered an Africa Cup of Nations debutUntil recently it could have been said that the only way for Mauritania to reach ...
2019-06-22 15:30

Opinion: The Women's World Cup showed Europe is on rise. What will USWNT do to keep pace? U.S. Soccer needs to settle lawsuit, bolster NWSL and examine youth structure to keep ahead of European teams at next Women's World Cup.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-11 00:15

Winged Foot’s US Open history means plenty of 2020 intrigue PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tickets are already on sale for the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, and they probably won’t last long. By the time next June rolls around next year, it figures to be a wide-open tournament with players ge...
2019-06-18 17:45

New Honda e electric car: reservations open ahead of 2020 release date News 21 May, 2019 UK order books have opened for the Honda e retro-styled all-electric supermini, with first deliveries due for spring 2020...
2019-05-22 02:15

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, the latest newly-built permanent venue to open on schedule....
2019-07-06 18:15

Coach on French Open star Amanda Anisimova: 'Just a matter of when' Amanda Anisimova's meteoric rise to the top of the tennis world at the 2019 French Open came as a surprise to many, but her coach saw it coming. He told UPI that the 17-year-old is here to stay....
2019-06-07 13:45

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
2019-06-04 22:30

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
2019-05-24 15:30

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
2019-05-22 11:45

Foxconn Plant to Open in 2020 With Fewer Jobs Than Promised, and State Rep Has 'No Idea What They’re Actually Going to Be Doing' After months of growing confusion and anger, the people of Wisconsin are finally getting some answers about the manufacturing plant that Foxconn is building in their state. Though even those answers are already being questioned. Read more......
2019-07-11 23:00

NASA wants to open International Space Station to private travelers as early as 2020 NASA will allow up to two private astronauts a year to work on behalf of companies as soon as 2020. Seats prices could run as high as $50 million.        ...
2019-06-07 20:15

Brooks Koepka, Seeking a 3rd Straight U.S. Open Title, Could Be the Star Golf Needs Unpackaged, unemotional and unabashedly himself, Koepka has become the game’s dominant player, with four major titles in two years. Yet he is also its Invisible Man....
2019-06-14 04:15

Long shots worth playing at star-studded Scottish Open The Scottish Open wears several different hats this week. It primarily serves as the last tune-up for next week’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush and is the last chance for those not yet qualified to get into the year’s final major. This week’s f...
2019-07-11 01:30

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming f...
2019-06-14 04:45

Arrow's Star Leaves the Door Open for a Post-Series Finale Return You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see Super Pets in action. Spider-Man: Far From Home’s stars give us some new looks. Plus sneak peeks at Star Trek: Picard, Legion, and more. Spoilers ho!Read more......
2019-05-23 17:30

Disney Cruise Line named 'world's best' by Travel + Leisure readers Jumping from the No. 2 spot last year, Disney Cruise Line beat out Cunard, which had topped the list for years.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer star Jozy Altidore are engaged 2017 U.S. Open tennis champion Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged. The couple announced the news Monday on Twitter.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Disneyland has become a ‘ghost town’ To say that Disneyland’s new Star Wars-themed Galaxy’s Edge land is a big deal would be an understatement. The highly anticipated $1 billion, 14-acre immersive expansion was the biggest in park history. As of its June opening, visitors can pilo...
2019-07-16 19:45

The Road To The 2020 World Car Awards Begins With Two Big Announcements The World Car Awards' confirmed status as the number one awards program across the globe for the seventh consecutive year according to Prime Research's latest Global Automotive Awards media monitoring......
2019-06-12 18:15

U.S. wins World Cup with a final four-star performance The United States won the title for a record fourth time, capping a dominant showing that sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism....
2019-07-08 00:15

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

Netflix will unleash a 'Jurassic World' animated series in 2020 Just a day after announcing a Magic: The Gathering anime, Netflix has revealed another animated show based on a high-profile franchise is on the way. In 2020, it will unleash Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, which takes place at the same time as 2015...
2019-06-05 04:30

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
2019-07-08 06:01

What it's like covering Megan Rapinoe, the World Cup's most interesting star Whether it’s scoring crucial goals or holding the powerful to account, the USA winger is able to seize the moment on and off the fieldAs Megan Rapinoe steps up to the barricade in the mixed zone – the area where journalists try to interview players a...
2019-07-05 18:15

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
2019-06-19 12:00

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
2019-06-16 17:00

Impenetrable resistance The weather is a cyclical setback but Chaco also has structural problems. Resistencia is Argentina’s poorest provincial capital after Corrientes (on the other side of the Paraná River) with 41.4 percent below the poverty line....
2019-05-21 14:38

Trump Launches 2020 Re-Election Campaign, Calls US "Envy Of The World" President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday with a rally in front of about 20,000 supporters packed into a Florida arena, chanting "USA, USA!"...
2019-06-19 07:30

Jurassic World animated series to terrorize children on Netflix in 2020 Netflix has expanded its ongoing efforts to determine what kids these days actually enjoy to include a Jurassic World animated series, courtesy of the folks at DreamWorks Animation. Set to premiere in 2020, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (yes, reall...
2019-06-04 18:15

World Rallycross star Nitišs up for more ERC Abarth Rally Cup action "Latvian Reinis Nitišs is keen on more appearances in the Abarth Rally Cup following his return to FIA European Rally Championship action on his home round of the ERC."...
2019-05-27 17:15

Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his re...
2019-05-22 07:45

Star of TLC’s ‘World’s Fattest Man’ moving to UK for free health care The subject of the TLC show “The World’s Fattest Man” is fleeing the US for Britain — for an estimated $137,000 in free health care. Paul Mason, who weighed almost 1,000 pounds before having gastric band surgery in 2009, has b...
2019-05-28 00:15

Woodland rises to No. 12 in world rankings after U.S. Open win With his first major championship win on Sunday at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, Gary Woodland moved up to a career-best No. 12 in the world golf rankings....
2019-06-17 20:15

Watch: Families’ wild brawl at Disneyland goes viral A group of violent tourists turned Disneyland into the scrappiest place on earth. Horrifying video captures an all-out brawl in front of kids and families at the California theme park — with one heavyset guy repeatedly punching women in the fac...
2019-07-08 23:00

Cyberpunk 2077 sci-fi world will feature Keanu Reeves, debuts April 16, 2020 CD Projekt Red showed off a new demo of Cyberpunk 2077 at Microsoft’s Xbox press event at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade show in Los Angeles. And actor Keanu Reeves surprised everyone by coming out on stage to say th...
2019-06-09 22:30

Strauss Urges England Star Stokes To Stay Grounded After World Cup Ben Stokes scored 84 not out against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday to force a Super Over in which he and Jos Buttler pushed England towards their first World Cup crown....
2019-07-16 19:45

Boult, Taylor Star As New Zealand Crush India In World Cup Warm-Up A sub-200 total meant that Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor, during their 114-run stand, hardly took risk against the duo, getting run-a-ball with minimum fuss....
2019-05-25 23:15

Rose Lavelle blooms for USWNT in World Cup, establishes herself as a star of the future Rose Lavelle’s value to the USWNT will only grow. She turned 24 in May, and several veterans are likely to move on after the Tokyo Olympics.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

Ex-Patriots star Richard Seymour makes $60K at World Series of Poker Richard Seymour is out of the World Series of Poker. Or, more interestingly put, Richard Seymour was in the World Series of Poker — and it turns out, played pretty well. The former Patriots defensive tackle finished in 131st place out of 8,569 ...
2019-07-11 18:45

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
2019-06-06 18:30

Barty's Wimbledon party over but world No.1 hopeful for US Open "Ash Barty\u0027s surprise fourth-round defeat to unheralded American Alison Riske at Wimbledon was a bitter pill to swallow after her giddy ride to the top of world tennis but the Australian said it would only fortify her for the rest of the year."...
2019-07-09 14:30

England beats neighbor Scotland 2-1 to open World Cup NICE, France (AP) — Ellen White got England off to a winning start at the Women’s World Cup, curling in a shot to give the 2015 semifinalists a 2-1 victory against tournament newcomers Scotland. In a dominant first half, Nikita Parris netted a ...
2019-06-09 22:30

Disneyland brawl attacker was choked out by parkgoer, tried fighting again: witness A high school football coach from Texas who got caught up in the viral Disneyland brawl over the weekend has come forward to describe the mayhem, including how the main attacker got choked out by a parkgoer — and then woke up and tried scrappin...
2019-07-09 06:15

California prosecutors reviewing wild video of Disneyland brawl California prosecutors are reviewing video from the Toontown throw-down that happened at Disneyland over the weekend to see whether criminal charges should be filed. “Police believe there is the possibility of felony conduct,” Orange County District ...
2019-07-11 06:15

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Mich...
2019-05-27 16:30

Italian soccer star scores country’s first hat trick at Women’s World Cup in 5-0 win over Jamaica Italian striker Cristiana Gieralli made history on Friday when she scored her country’s first hat trick – three goals – at a Women’s World Cup tournament....
2019-06-14 22:30

World Car Awards Winners Star At The 2019 London Motor & Tech Show The 2019 World Car Awards winners turned out to be one of the biggest attractions at the recently concluded London Motor and Tech Show in the UK. The World Car Garage had the title winning cars on......
2019-05-27 20:30

| England star Bronze revels in return 'home' for World Cup semi-final England's Lucy Bronze has spent two years spent fine-tuning her talent at leading club side Lyon and now prepares for a World Cup semi-final against the United States....
2019-07-01 20:30

Stokes and Archer star as England beat South Africa in Cricket World Cup • England 311-8, South Africa 207• Home side open campaign with 104-win at the OvalPrompted by a potent opening spell from Jofra Archer and some moments of magic in the field, England began their World Cup campaign with a comfortable 104‑run win agai...
2019-05-30 20:15

Elden Ring sounds like Dark Souls, but open-world The primary commonality between a From Software game and George R. R. Martin’s most popular literary endeavor is that dying happens. Dying happens a lot. Is that a strong enough connection to make a game? Well shit, we’re about to find out, because t...
2019-06-11 06:15

How antibiotic resistance is driven by pharmaceutical pollution Factories in India making cheap antibiotics for the world are dumping their waste, with grim consequences for people living nearby – and global health too...
2019-05-24 14:30

Milkshakes: a delicious drink, or the new symbol of the resistance? You may think that flavoured milk is just a tasty beverage – but flavour is not the only thing pushing salesName: Milkshakes.Age: First described in the 1880s. Continue reading......
2019-05-21 15:00

Former US women's soccer star Abby Wambach says World Cup win gives team leverage in equal pay fight Former U.S. women’s soccer star Abby Wambach said Wednesday the team winning the World Cup over the Netherlands gives them leverage in their fight over equal pay with the U.S. Soccer Federation....
2019-07-11 20:45

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

Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan's World Cup showing one of the best ever, says captain Mashrafe Mortaza Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has paid tribute to star man Shakib Al Hasan, calling the all-rounder's outstanding World Cup campaign 'one of the best of all time'....
2019-07-05 23:30

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline any White House invite after World Cup U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan is getting ready to help defend her team’s World Cup title in France next month and if the Americans should win again, she said she’s prepared to decline a possible invitation to visit President Trump at the White House....
2019-05-24 09:45

German star Dzsenifer Marozsan to miss remainder of Women's World Cup group stage The German women’s national team will be without star midfielder Dzsenifer Marozsan for the rest of the Women’s World Cup group stage after breaking her toe Saturday against China....
2019-06-11 15:30

Disneyland brawl caught on video stuns crowd in family-friendly Toontown As a brawl erupted among people visiting Disneyland, the sudden violence stunned the Toontown crowd as profanities and punches were thrown.       ...
2019-07-09 08:30

Ashleigh Barty on brink of world top five after moving into French Open third round Australia’s No 1 beats Danielle Collins 7-5, 6-1Barty remains on course to meet Serena WilliamsAshleigh Barty is poised for entry into the world’s top five after booking a career-best third-round showing at the French Open. Even a loss to Danielle Co...
2019-05-31 04:45

Eoin Morgan feels excitement and relief as England open with World Cup win • England begin World Cup with fine victory over South Africa• Morgan: ‘It is a relief to be off and running, great to get a win’Ben Stokes soaked up a phenomenal feeling after his one-handed wonder catch got England’s World Cup campaign under way wi...
2019-05-31 04:45

Clinical Australia open Netball World Cup title defence with comfortable win Diamonds ease past Northern Ireland 88-24 in LiverpoolCoach Lisa Alexander persists with rotation policyNetball World Cups tend to follow a formula. For top sides, pool games are cobweb-eliminating pseudo training runs, where combinations are trialle...
2019-07-12 18:30

Women's World Cup: US soccer star Tobin Heath asked odd question ahead of France match Whether it’s on the pitch or at the podium, U.S. women’s soccer star Tobin Heath is on top of her game even when an odd question may have thrown her off....
2019-06-28 16:30

Prescriptions for UTIs may be making antibiotic resistance even worse New evidence shows two thirds of urinary tract infections are treated wrongly. To fight back we must develop fast, accurate diagnostics, says Colin Garner...
2019-05-22 07:01

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
2019-05-28 18:01

Iran says 'active resistance' is an antidote to Trump's warnings: TV Iran said on Thursday that "active resistance' was an antidote to U.S. President Donald Trump's warning over Tehran's commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, state TV reported....
2019-07-04 13:00

Nifty Faces Resistance Around 11,600, Support At 11,450: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Nifty has halted its correction at 11,485 level which is 61.80 per cent Fibonacci Retracement level of its previous up move from 11,108 to 12,103, Choice Broking said in a research......
2019-07-11 12:15

German cockroach gaining rapid resistance to insecticides Researchers say the findings mean it will become impossible to exterminate the common cockroach with chemicals alone. Female cockroaches have dozens of offspring in a three-month reproductive cycle....
2019-07-02 18:30

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-15 22:30

Facebook Confronts Broad Resistance to Crypto Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-16 06:30

Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament Hosts France launch the Women's World Cup when they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday (20:00 BST), a match you can watch live on BBC One....
2019-06-07 17:30

Watch: World No. 1 Naomi Osaka escapes first round upset at French Open Naomi Osaka, the world's top women's tennis player, avoided an upset loss to Anna Schmiedlova in the first round of the 2019 French Open on Tuesday in Paris....
2019-05-28 19:30

Chelsea star Millie Bright hails John Terry influence as she eyes World Cup glory with England England defender Millie Bright has revealed how John Terry is still giving her and other Chelsea players support, despite the former Blues captain leaving the club two years ago....
2019-06-05 14:15

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
2019-06-09 07:30

England suffer shock World Cup defeat to Sri Lanka as Lasith Malinga and Dhananjaya de Silva star at Headingley This World Cup has been crying out for a shock, and it has come in the most surprising circumstances: unfancied Sri Lanka have beaten hosts and favourites England thanks to brilliant quick bowling from Lasith Malinga and the unremarkable off-spin of ...
2019-06-22 00:45

The Khachkar Stones of Noratus and a Peculiar Resistance of the Invasion of Tamerlane The ancient village of Noratus, in the Gegharkunik region of Armenia, is a hidden gem with a number of historical monuments. ...
2019-07-02 03:30

The race to beat antibiotic resistance is on – so where do phages fit in? | Richard James The GM virus treatment that saved Isabelle Holdaway is a start, at least, in the fight against drug resistanceThe first antibiotic was discovered by Paul Ehrlich in 1909 and cured syphilis-infected rabbits. At that time about 10% of the population of...
2019-05-21 19:15

The wrong kind of trees: Ireland's afforestation meets resistance Residents and campaigners say fast-growing Sitka spruces are spoiling the landscapeIreland is ramping up its response to the climate crisis by planting forests – lots of forests. East, west, north, south, the plan is to plant forests, the more the be...
2019-07-07 16:15

Dems hope Pelosi’s resistance to impeachment will crack in June For the House’s growing impeachment caucus, June is shaping up to be the most critical month to make their case to a reluctant Speaker Nancy Pelosi.A month packed with subpoena fights, hearings on obstruction of justice and legal battles over Trump’s...
2019-06-03 11:45

Trump migration deal meets mounting resistance in Mexico Resistance is growing in Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling coalition to a migration deal struck last week with U.S. President Donald Trump to avert punitive trade tariffs as the implications of the accord become clearer....
2019-06-15 05:15

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first anniversary of the riots outside the Stonewall Inn,...
2019-06-30 13:45

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
2019-06-09 15:30

Timmermans faces Eastern resistance for top EU job; search for ECB head postponed Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans has emerged as the favorite to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said on Sunday ahead of a summit in Brussels, but faces resistance from eastern European countries....
2019-06-30 21:45

'I'm ready to go to jail tonight': Police are investigating after viral video captures violent brawl at Disneyland Jae C. Hong/AP A violent brawl between family members broke out at Disneyland on Saturday, with a viral video of the altercation prompting police to investigate. At one point of the altercation, a man in red yells, "I'm ready to go to jail tonight,"...
2019-07-10 11:45

Netherlands vs Sweden: Arsenal star Vivianne Miedema backed to shine in World Cup semi-final by Faye White Arsenal and England legend Faye White has backed Gunners superstar Vivianne Miedema to fire the Netherlands into their first World Cup Final tonight....
2019-07-03 13:30

USA star Allie Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humiliated at the Stade de Lyon on Sunday....
2019-07-09 01:45

Disneyland scores permits to build microbrewery, retail shop and meet-and-greet area at Marvel park The city of Anaheim has approved a handful of building permits for Disney's Marvel inspired theme park land in Calififornia for projects including bathroom construction, a microbrewery, a meet-and-greet area and a merchandise outlet....
2019-06-12 16:15

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
2019-06-05 16:30

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense,...
2019-05-25 08:15

Late goal sees Dutch eventually break Kiwi resistance Substitute Jill Roord headed home a stoppage time winner as the Netherlands finally broke down New Zealand's defense to emerge with a 1-0 triumph as both countries began their women's World Cup finals campaign at Stade Oceane on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:45

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year The cult fantasy hit is going to have a big year. Developer Bonus XP is working on a tactical RPG based on the new Age of Resistance TV show.Read More...
2019-06-11 21:15

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
2019-07-16 12:30

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
2019-05-21 19:30

Aerobic, resistance exercise may reduce coronary risk for people with belly fat Having too much fat around the heart may increase cardiovascular risk, but a new study shows that aerobic and resistance exercise can lower risk by reducing fat depots....
2019-07-03 21:15

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health...
2019-06-18 19:01

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 22:15

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and intense rainfall linked to climate change, according ...
2019-05-29 21:30

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one senior NBC staffer....
2019-06-23 10:45

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
2019-07-17 00:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and...
2019-06-19 02:45

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: England star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, starting with the host nation, England....
2019-05-23 22:30

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Afghanistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's outsiders Afghanistan....
2019-05-24 14:15

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: India star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with the strongly-fancied India....
2019-05-25 18:45

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Australia star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with defending champions Australia....
2019-05-24 14:15

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Bangladesh star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's a Bangladesh side with a history of causing World Cup upsets....
2019-05-25 18:45

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Sri Lanka star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's Sri Lanka....
2019-05-27 15:15

Beth Mead is fast becoming England's breakout star at the Women's World Cup If Fran Kirby was England's breakout star at the last World Cup, this tournament could be the turn of Beth Mead. The Arsenal forward was the difference as the Lionesses reached the last-16 with a game to spare, courtesy of a 1-0 win over Argentina on...
2019-06-17 17:15

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: New Zealand star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's New Zealand....
2019-05-26 15:15

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Pakistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the 2017 Champions Trophy winners, Pakistan....
2019-05-23 22:30

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: West Indies star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the first ever winners, the West Indies....
2019-05-27 15:15

'When I saw the man hit a female, that was just wrong': Coach who broke up Disneyland brawl speaks out Jason Blair, a former bouncer who is 6'5 and 275 pounds, entered the fray during the fight at Disneyland's Toontown.       ...
2019-07-09 20:45

You can't fight at Disneyland. Here's what else can get you kicked out of the park A fight at Toontown alarmed Disneyland guests, as violence is almost unheard of in the park. But its rules address more than fighting. Here's a look.       ...
2019-07-09 22:45

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
2019-05-31 15:15

England Cricket World Cup final star Ben Stokes: I told myself, 'don't try and be a hero!' England's Cricket World Cup star Ben Stokes has revealed what was going through his mind during the conclusion of Sunday's epic final against New Zealand: "Don't try and be a hero!"...
2019-07-16 17:45

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
2019-05-28 17:15

India captain Virat Kohli talks up Jofra Archer's 'x-factor' as new England star prepares for Cricket World Cup India captain Virat Kohli says "world class" Jofra Archer "has the x-factor", after the England new boy singled him out as the wicket he prizes most at this summer's World Cup....
2019-05-23 22:30

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

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

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

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

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

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
2019-06-18 01:15

A Reckoning With the Wars He Has Known In his memoir, “Places and Names,” the Marine veteran Elliot Ackerman travels to Syria and sees a refracted image of the forever wars of Iraq and Afghanistan....
2019-07-11 01:15

Currency Wars Real wars have guns, and trade wars are fought with weapons such as tariffs. Currency wars, on the other hand, are stealth battles — no country ever admits that it’s waging one. They surface when policy makers are accused of deliberately driving down...
2019-06-28 01:45

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

Disney just released the first trailer for ‘Frozen 2’ We saw the first teaser earlier this year, and now we finally have a full-length Frozen 2 trailer for you. It’s been six long years for Frozen fans who wanted a sequel, and Disney is finally ready to deliver. We’ve got the same stellar ch...
2019-06-11 16:45

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures,...
2019-06-20 04:45

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live...
2019-05-26 08:30

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
2019-06-10 13:01

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year....
2019-06-10 19:30

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-offs each coalition of the Right has made. No one can doubt that David French, a devout Evangelical Chri...
2019-05-31 06:30

Delivery Wars? Domino’s Has a Plan for That A slowdown in comparable sales is a byproduct of a sensible strategy shift to stay competitive as new rivals like Uber Eats barrel in to metro areas....
2019-07-16 18:30

"Trade Wars": Time to Sell... or Buy? The "trade war" between the U.S. and China began near the July lows in Asian stock markets. Since then, most have rallied. Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski puts the action in a proper perspective....
2019-05-21 20:30

The New Service Wars Are Here to Empty Your Wallet Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have been battling over their piece of the pie for years, that ain’t new. But recently, tech and non-tech companies alike have started changing up their business models so tha...
2019-06-23 00:30

Disney recalling ‘Toy Story 4’ toy over choking hazard Stick a fork in “Forky.” Disney yanked thousands the plush toy “Forky” — featured as a sidekick in “Toy Story 4” — from the shelves because they pose a choking hazard, officials said Tuesday. The company recalled 80,000 of the stuffed character...
2019-07-10 03:45

Disney: 17 money-saving hacks to try on your next trip Among Look at value days to score cheaper tickets and buy souvenirs, sunscreen and even strollers outside the park.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
2019-05-30 05:15

Disney (DIS): How to Catch and Ride Price Breakouts Disney (NYSE: DIS) has likely finished a contracting triangle Elliott wave pattern recently -- and prices should break out, higher or lower (subscribers know which it is). In this free 12-minute video, our long-time Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey...
2019-05-21 20:15

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. B...
2019-05-30 14:45

17 ways to save money on your Disney vacation Don't want to give Mickey Mouse all your money? We've got 17 money-saving tips for your family's trip to Disney World and Disneyland.       ...
2019-06-21 20:45

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
2019-07-12 23:30

Disney drops new, not-so-frigid Frozen 2 trailer In Frozen, Elsa’s powers were a threat to both her and her kingdom. In the sequel, they could be the key to humanity’s survival. So hints the below trailer for the Disney franchise’s next outing, which is said to provide an origin story of sorts for ...
2019-06-11 17:30

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
2019-07-17 04:45

Some Interesting Updates on Disney's Ms. Marvel Plans Paul Feig is still hoping for a sequel to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. The crew behind the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series want to pitch a continuation to Disney. Michael Rooker could be joining the Dark Tower TV show. Plus, new looks at Midsomm...
2019-06-11 16:30

For the sake of cinema, Disney needs to be broken up | Guy Lodge The studio has been consuming its rivals – and creating a film industry devoid of the innovation championed by its founderIt’s the kind of commercial supremacy about which Walt Disney and his brother Roy probably fantasised when they founded the Disn...
2019-07-11 19:45

The First Reactions to Disney's The Lion King Remake Are Here It sounds like The Lion King just can’t wait to be king of the box office. The first reactions to the CGI remake of Disney’s The Lion King are here, with critics praising the film’s visual effects and dynamic cast...although having photorealistic ani...
2019-07-11 10:15

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy...
2019-07-13 12:30

Strikingly realistic: Disney's The Lion King Twenty-five years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
2019-07-14 10:15

Hulu will belong to Disney. Here's what that means Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox means it took Fox's share of Hulu in that deal, adding to its own and giving it majority control of Hulu.        ...
2019-06-04 13:45

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

Bidding wars are heating up. Here's how to win your dream home The dull days of summer may be over sooner than expected in the nation's housing market. The supply of homes for sale, which had been increasing earlier this year, could turn lower again soon, and that will likely mean the return of bidding wars...
2019-07-12 19:45

'You stole my cheese!': the seven best Post-it note wars From workplace food fights to disputes with the neighbours, the humble yellow sticky note comes into its ownIn Sydney and London, two communities are at war. Both alike in dignity – one, an office of journalists, the other a residential Brixton stree...
2019-05-31 06:30

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as US president US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has promised to end "forever wars", including pulling most troops out of Afghanistan and ending support for the Saudi intervention in Yemen....
2019-07-12 12:00

Joe Biden said he wants to end 'forever wars' but ignored his own role in starting them Associated Press Former Vice President Joe Biden called for an end to "forever wars" in a speech on foreign policy in New York City on Thursday, but did not acknowledge his own role in starting such conflicts. Biden voted in favor of the Iraq War a...
2019-07-12 14:15

The Fed 'put' could insulate stocks from trade wars, send the Dow to 28,000 With a potentially negative earnings season looming, investors see easy Fed policy as the security blanket the stock market needs as it breaks to new highs....
2019-07-11 21:15

Review: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen moviegoing experience was likely a Disney movie. Disney productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (196...
2019-07-11 21:01

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File When Disney ...
2019-07-09 06:15

Why did ex-Disney Mouseketeer Dennis Day die? If police know, they aren't saying The ex-Disney Mouseketeer who enchanted as a child is dead in Oregon under still-mysterious circumstances. Why did it take 11 months to learn his fate?        ...
2019-06-08 00:45

Disney Looks to Extend Box-Office Reign With 'Lion King' Analysts and box-office tracking services expect the new “Lion King” to open with a domestic debut north of $170 million, among the best this year. But industry executives are also expecting the movie to keep selling tickets for longer than usual, se...
2019-07-14 14:30

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
2019-07-16 04:45

Disney dwarfing rivals as 'Toy Story 4' storms box office When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio -- having bulked up on marquee properties -- continues to dwarf the competition....
2019-06-23 01:15

First glimpse of Disney+'s Loki series teases a '70s setting In April, Disney held an “Investor Day” event where it could brag about all of the new and exciting ways it was planning to make money, like live-action remakes of animated films and a move we like to call “put a Star Wars on it,” but one specific te...
2019-06-10 02:45

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghosts, The Twilight Zone, and, of course, stomach-drop...
2019-06-28 04:30

Netflix creates UK production hub at Disney's preferred studios Netflix is setting up another big production hub, and this one is steeped in cinematic history. The streaming giant is establishing a 14-stage UK operation at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, a location that has been used to shoot more than a few class...
2019-07-03 23:00

Disney's New *Lion King* Is the VR-Fueled Future of Cinema Director Jon Favreau shot the remake of the animated classic inside virtual reality. He doesn't know what to call the result, but it looks like a real movie....
2019-06-20 13:45

Disney says It will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law enforced The boss of Walt Disney says it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect....
2019-05-30 16:15

Disney denies dad’s request to put Spider-Man on 4-year-old son’s grave Disney reportedly refused to allow a grieving father in England to place an etching of Spider-Man on the grave of his 4-year-old son — because, the media giant said, it wants to preserve the “innocence” and “magic” of the comp...
2019-07-07 00:15

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events...
2019-06-21 23:15

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie J. and Karlie Redd....
2019-05-30 20:15

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discriminatio...
2019-07-05 23:15

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for shareholders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and u...
2019-07-12 00:45

Fourth of July barbecues will come cheap despite trade wars Despite the fireworks in Washington over President Trump’s tariff wars, Fourth of July barbecues are expected to come relatively cheap this year. Americans can stock up on staples like hot dogs, cheese, beer and Roman candles without breaking the ban...
2019-07-04 05:30

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
2019-07-17 03:45

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sa...
2019-05-23 18:45

Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?What is it about language that gets people so hot under the collar? That drives them to spend hours ar...
2019-06-17 20:45

Sparkly unicorn ice cream: Kroger’s bid to win grocery wars Kroger Co has room to improve on sales and is looking to its Deluxe Unicorn Swirl ice cream and other store-brand products to boost growth, Chief Executive Rodney McMullen said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:30

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
2019-05-21 19:15

17 money-saving Disney hacks to try on your next trip to Orlando or Anaheim You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mickey hat (or Avengers movie, as it were). The situa...
2019-05-30 13:45

‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King doesn’t open until July 19, but this new version of the beloved animated classic is already breaking records. Fandango announced Tuesday that the film is the new record-holder for the best firs...
2019-06-27 21:00

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disn...
2019-05-30 13:45

Disney chief: abortion law would make it difficult to keep filming in Georgia Bob Iger says many Disney employees would not want to work there if law that bans abortion as early as six weeks takes effectThe chief executive of the Walt Disney Company said Georgia’s new strict abortion law would make it “very difficult” for the ...
2019-05-30 18:00

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
2019-05-23 06:30

Lion King Is a Visual Upgrade That's Devoid of the Disney Magic The new Lion King movie is a - photorealistic, computer-animated not live-action - remake of the 1994 animated original, featuring the voice talents of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, and James Earl......
2019-07-16 16:15

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
2019-06-01 03:15

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
2019-05-30 05:15

Mulan: first trailer for Disney live action reboot released The film, starring Liu Yifei as the eponymous fighter, will be released in March 2020The first footage of Disney’s live-action remake of its animated warrior saga Mulan has been released.Starring Chinese-American actor Liu Yifei as the eponymous figh...
2019-07-08 12:45

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King' Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time....
2019-07-15 21:00

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with...
2019-07-14 15:45

Disney Goes High-Tech to Draw Fans to a New Lion King Walt Disney has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic The Lion King with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a......
2019-07-16 10:45

Disney’s live-action Mulan looks more like a period drama in first teaser Yifeu Lu stars in the title role of Mulan, Disney's live action remake of its 1998 animated film. Disney has dropped a teaser for its forthcoming film, Mulan, giving us our first real look at the studio's live action remake of the classic 1998 anim...
2019-07-07 22:45

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
2019-06-18 21:45

Disney Overshadows Rival Studios as Reboots and Sequels Sputter So far this summer, studios not named Walt Disney Co. are failing to capture moviegoers’ attention in a significant way. Attempting to capitalize on the weekends in which Disney isn’t releasing one of its blockbusters, rivals have tried to stand out ...
2019-06-17 01:30

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sander...
2019-06-27 19:15

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 14:37

Watch Disney's First Mulan Live-Action Movie Trailer Our little baby is all grown up and saving China again! The first trailer for Disney's live-action reboot of its 1998 film Mulan was released on Sunday online and on FOX, during the......
2019-07-07 21:15

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
2019-06-16 08:45

Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers....
2019-07-16 02:01

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 19:30

Disney's Freeform Claps Back at Critics of The Little Mermaid Casting When it was announced last week that Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey, a black woman, will play Ariel in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot, debates were sparked and many......
2019-07-07 21:15

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-bein...
2019-07-05 18:15

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
2019-06-06 05:45

Putin to U.S.: 'Economic egoism' is recipe for trade and maybe real wars Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the United States on Friday that what he described as unbridled economic egoism was a recipe for trade and maybe even real wars....
2019-06-07 15:45

Oil prices slide as trade wars roil financial markets Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets racked up their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
2019-06-03 04:15

FOCUS-Sparkly unicorn ice cream: Kroger’s bid to win grocery wars Kroger Co has room to improve on sales and is looking to its Deluxe Unicorn Swirl ice cream and other store-brand products to boost growth, Chief Executive Rodney McMullen said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:30

Relief rally fades fears of expanding trade wars The global stocks rally that followed progress on U.S.-China trade relations stalled on Tuesday, pressured by weak manufacturing data from the euro zone and the United States, and as Washington threatened additional tariffs on European goods....
2019-07-02 19:45

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com ha...
2019-07-03 14:30

Inside the Weather Wars That May Threaten the Daily Forecast You Depend On Paul Sauer spins his head like a hawk, standing on the roof of the Marine Air Terminal at La Guardia Airport, as jets whine and fume on the tarmac below. “Pretty straightforward today,” he shouts. “A little stratocumulus to the nort...
2019-06-27 21:45

Pimco exec: The Fed may cut rates by July if trade wars continue "I think the Fed could cut as soon as July and I think that they'll go 50 basis points," says Mark Kiesel Pimco's chief investment officer of global credit....
2019-06-07 04:45

US Army Twitter Question Highlights Toll Of America's Wars Days ahead of an annual holiday when Americans remember those who died while serving in the armed forces, the US Army's Twitter account asked people how their time in the military affected them and......
2019-05-29 03:30

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arri...
2019-07-15 10:45

'The Lion King' hits familiar notes in adapting Disney classic Anticipating a bountiful box-office feast, "The Lion King" deviates sparingly from the beloved 1994 original, for better and worse. The result is a polished and satisfying film, yet one that conspicuously feels even more like a consumer product than ...
2019-07-12 10:15

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
2019-06-15 14:45

Disney announces new Ariel for live-action ‘Little Mermaid’: Halle Bailey By Alyssa Newcomb, TODAY Disney’s live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” has found its Ariel. Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B sister duo Chloe x Halle, will go “under the sea” to play the title character in the re...
2019-07-04 19:15

Melissa McCarthy might grow some tentacles for Disney's live-action The Little Mermaid It’s been a minute since we heard about Disney’s inevitable “live-action” take on The Little Mermaid, which will try to justify its existence with new songs from Disney veteran Alan Menken and Hamilton scribe/star Lin-Manuel Miranda. Now, Variety rep...
2019-06-28 22:30

'Merch by Amazon' t-shirt business increasing orders from Disney to Dr. Seuss The holy grail for apparel brands facing rising uncertainty and cost in their global supply chains is to make their merchandise closer to the point of the sale....
2019-05-31 01:01

Aladdin, Avengers: Endgame Help Disney Dominate Global Weekend Box Office Aladdin led the worldwide box office, delivering a $207 million opening weekend, while Avengers: Endgame brought in $32.1 million to take its global total to $2.677 billion....
2019-05-27 13:15

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting couch” scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film....
2019-07-03 19:45

Disney custodian thinks watching child porn is his constitutional right: cops A custodian at Florida’s Walt Disney World has been charged with possessing child pornography — and believes it’s his constitutional right to look at graphic photos and videos of kids online, authorities said. Paul G. Curley, 66, was arrested W...
2019-06-29 01:30

Samsung teams with Disney and Pixar to hide the punch-hole on the Galaxy S10 Many smartphone users prefer having a punch-hole on the display rather than a notch. And with cleverly designed wallpaper, the punch-hole can be practically hidden or disguised. With that in mind, Samsung recently announced special wallpaper based on...
2019-05-26 20:45

Be prepared for the photorealistic cruddiness of Disney’s pointless Lion King remake The Lion King, Disney’s latest attempt to make a new hit from the blueprint of one of its old ones, begins the exact same way as the 1994 animated smash on which it’s based: with a blood-red sun peaking over the horizon of the African Serengeti, a si...
2019-07-11 23:45

'Jasmine Can Just Go By Herself': 4-Year-Old Calls Out Disney's Aladdin for Sticking to Tired Tropes Disney’s Aladdin remake flew away with $113 million on its magic carpet this Memorial Day weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter. But despite a new, more progressive Princess Jasmine—she even has a new power anthem, titled “Speechless”(h/t Ref...
2019-05-28 16:45

Early reactions make ‘The Lion King’ sound like the best Disney remake yet Disney is currently in the process of remaking many of its classic animated films with modern visual effects and live-action casts. Some have been more successful than others, but few, if any, have been as highly anticipated as The Lion King. How cou...
2019-07-11 05:15