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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....

The Fed 'put' could insulate stocks from trade wars, send the Dow to 28,000

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Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await Chinese trade data Investors will be looking out for the release of Chinese trade data for June to assess the impact of Beijing's ongoing trade war with Washington....
02:13 2019-07-12

"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....
19:26 2019-05-21

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 bank, experts say, as tariffs on such goods have most...
22:39 2019-07-03

Markets Send Mixed Signals on Trade Battle Markets are sending conflicting signals about how big a threat the global trade rift presents, underscoring the difficulty investors face in sizing up the fallout from the U.S. and China’s spat....
16:52 2019-06-16

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade dispute with the US....
14:52 2019-05-29

Oil prices fall as trade wars fan fears of economic slowdown Oil prices fell by around 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
09:26 2019-06-03

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....
01:39 2019-06-07

Edwin Encarnacion trade about to send popular Yankees to bench CHICAGO — Brett Gardner and Gio Urshela figure to impacted by the acquisition of Edwin Encarnacion and Giancarlo Stanton’s return from the injured list more than anybody else. Encarnacion will be used mostly as a DH, which means Luke Voit will handle first base. That means DJ LeMahieu likely will ge...
14:52 2019-06-17

Oil prices extend drops as trade wars fan fears in financial markets Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
07:13 2019-06-03

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks, wondering when he would ever finish planting corn...
16:13 2019-05-30

Trade wars, tweets and western liberalism: G20 summit wraps up in Osaka Shinzo Abe declares Japan’s first G20 a success, but the summit revealed deep dividesJapan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, may have described the G20 summit as a success on Saturday afternoon, but the two days that the leaders of the world’s 20 richest economies spent in the rainy-season humidity of O...
20:52 2019-06-29

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
02:26 2019-06-28

Traders are expecting a rate cut as soon as next month as Trump’s trade wars escalate Drew Angerer/Getty Images As President Donald Trump escalates trade tensions on multiple fronts, the market is increasingly expecting that the Federal Reserve's next policy move will be a rate cut. Economists say the burden of existing and threatened tariffs fall on American businesses and consume...
00:01 2019-06-04

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00 2019-05-29

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
11:52 2019-06-07

Oil prices extend drop as trade wars stoke global economic fears Oil prices declined more than 1% on Monday to extend losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets racked up their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand as trade wars fanned fears of a slowdown in the global economy....
04:39 2019-06-03

U.S. stock futures, oil slide as trade wars stoke global recession anxiety U.S. stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows on Monday on worries intensifying Sino-U.S. tensions and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
07:13 2019-06-03

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
23:52 2019-06-23

UK factories suffer shock contraction as Brexit and trade wars bite - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as British manufacturing shrinks for the first time since July 2016Latest: UK manufacturing shrank in MayPMI fell to 49.4, a three-year lowBoost from Brexit stockpiling has fadedEurozone factories also contracted last monthEarlier:Beijing: ...
12:13 2019-06-03

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Trump's trade wars have cost the stock market $5 trillion and counting: Deutsche Bank In an escalated trade war with China and now Mexico, the U.S. is losing trillions of dollars in foregone U.S. equity returns, Deutsche Bank said Friday....
16:00 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00 2019-05-29

People are buying up the asset class that loves trade wars, central bank easing and volatility Fear about slowing growth and the prospect of lower interest rates have pushed the price of gold higher, but analysts say it may be nearing the top of its run for now....
00:39 2019-06-06

Warriors land D'Angelo Russell in sign-and-trade with Nets, send Andre Iguodala to Grizzlies The Warriors mitigated somewhat the loss of Kevin Durant by reaching a deal to acquire D'Angelo Russell from the Nets in a sign-and-trade.       ...
08:13 2019-07-01

Stocks little changed amid trade uncertainty Stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:00 2019-07-02

Stocks stall as trade enthusiasm fades U.S. stocks held near the unchanged mark on Tuesday as optimism over the U.S.-China trade truce faded after the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods, stalling a recent rally....
22:00 2019-07-02

HSBC and UBS upgrade Malaysian stocks as trade war escalates Malaysia's stock benchmark, the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index, has lost around 5% so far this year — one of the worst-performing Asian emerging markets....
09:26 2019-05-29

Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. The U.S. agreed to hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods, although existing tariffs on $250...
16:52 2019-07-01

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
03:13 2019-06-04

Stocks Rise as Investors Hope for Trade Progress U.S. stocks rose Thursday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors hope for progress on the trade between the U.S. and China....
01:00 2019-06-28

Trade Truce Prompts Relief Rally for Stocks and Oil Global stocks and oil rallied while U.S. Treasury yields rose after the weekend’s truce on trade between Beijing and Washington lifted investor confidence....
11:39 2019-07-01

Stocks rise on trade hopes, but off from earlier high U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
21:52 2019-07-01

Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:13 2019-05-31

US stocks climb on hope of US-Mexico trade deal U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday as optimism that the U.S. and Mexico can work out a deal before costly tariffs kick in next week helped power the market to its third straight gain...
00:26 2019-06-07

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese goods last week....
15:13 2019-05-21

CANADA STOCKS-TSX weighed down by fears of a protracted trade war Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, with energy and mining stocks leading declines, as investors fled riskier assets on worries over a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
17:00 2019-05-22

Trade uncertainty stops world stocks in tracks World shares were steady on Friday as uncertainty ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping deterred traders from making bold directional bets....
13:39 2019-06-28

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as trade war hits chips NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling early Friday on signs the trade war between the U.S. and China is putting the squeeze on the semiconductor industry. Technology shares dropped after chip maker Broadcom reduced its 2019 re...
16:39 2019-06-14

Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly gain; market eyes trade NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m Stocks are mostly higher at midday Thursday as investors wait for developments in U.S. trade talks with Mexico. Energy companies and makers of household products led the gainers while manufacturers were the ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Stocks Waver as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy U.S. equity markets flipped between slight gains and losses as investors balanced fears of rising trade tensions and hopes that policy makers will bolster markets with fresh stimulus measures....
21:39 2019-06-11

Global stocks climb with bond yields on trade optimism Equities around the world rose on Monday while U.S. Treasury prices fell as risk assets were in demand after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, easing worries the global economy would face another trade war....
02:13 2019-06-11

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that the dispute could be long drawn and weigh on global growth....
16:39 2019-05-29

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
15:01 2019-06-10

Trade Worries Have Eased, But Chip Stocks Aren't Out of the Woods Hopes of a U.S.-China trade truce have boosted chip-maker stocks, but the gains have started to erode as the semiconductor sector faces a weak second-half outlook....
21:39 2019-07-03

Stocks relieved at trade truce, bonds step back Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia on Monday as a thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute averted one threat to the global economy, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
08:26 2019-07-01

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive technology sector led the market's gains, while rea...
00:52 2019-07-02

Sri Lanka stocks slip in thin trade; rupee edges up Sri Lankan shares fell for the second straight session on Monday in thin trading volume amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for risky assets. ** Traders said the Easter day bombings and aftermath violence weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied away fro...
16:39 2019-05-27

Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
00:26 2019-06-28

Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
18:26 2019-05-28

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
21:26 2019-05-29

Investors wade back in to U.S. stocks as trade concerns mount Investors jumped back in to the U.S. stock market for the first time since mid-April by sending roughly $3.7 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week,......
20:39 2019-05-29

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
09:52 2019-05-22

US STOCKS-Futures fall on concerns over U.S.-China trade fallout U.S. stock futures fell on Tuesday as investors worried over a hit to earnings from the prolonged U.S.-China trade war and receding hopes of a sharp rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
14:00 2019-07-09

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 250 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:26 2019-05-23

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the tariff war's impact on global economic growth....
03:39 2019-05-30

Global stocks rally on hopes from trade, monetary policy Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
17:39 2019-06-18

Stocks Mixed as Tech Gains Balance With Trade Anxiety U.S. stocks wavered, pulled by enthusiasm for hot tech stocks, anxiety about trade dispute fallout and speculation that central bankers will do their best to keep the global economy growing....
23:00 2019-07-09

U.S. stocks fall as trade concerns spark growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy U.S.-China trade war would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
23:52 2019-05-29

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is good for stocks, and vice versa. Here's what EWI's r...
14:39 2019-05-21

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
15:00 2019-05-21

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States and China once again kept risk appetite in check....
22:52 2019-05-28

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rally on U.S.-China trade reprieve Most Latin American currencies and stocks made a positive start to the second half of the year on Monday as the United States and China agreed to revive trade negotiations after a long lull, spurring investment into riskier assets. U.S. President Donald Trump offered concessions to China on Satu...
01:26 2019-07-02

Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
05:26 2019-05-22

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump would meet China's president to talk about trade....
22:39 2019-06-18

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ekes out gains on U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
23:39 2019-05-24

Stocks in Asia trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded lower on Monday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to linger after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
02:26 2019-06-24

Fears of prolonged trade war weigh on Asia stocks; bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as the latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged trade war, stoking investors' concerns about the impact on global economic growth....
10:39 2019-05-30

U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
21:52 2019-07-01

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly....
14:13 2019-05-24

Global stocks fueled by hopes on monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
22:00 2019-06-18

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:13 2019-07-04

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war....
21:26 2019-05-21

Dow, U.S. stocks open higher after temporary trade truce emerges with China Stocks were poised to open higher on Monday a day after the White House agreed to resume trade talks with China.       ...
17:26 2019-07-01

Fears of prolonged trade war put Asia stocks in retreat, bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged trade war, stoking investors' concerns about the impact on global economic growth....
05:52 2019-05-30

Stocks jump on trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
08:52 2019-07-01

Investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks on 'trade deal trauma': BAML Global equities have seen outflows of $20.5 billion in the past week as "trade deal trauma" pushed more money into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, the latest sign of how growing......
15:00 2019-05-21

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
21:13 2019-07-11

Stocks, commodities slide as Trump's trade threats fan recession worries U.S. stock futures and commodity prices slipped while bonds rallied on Monday on worries an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade tussle and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
09:26 2019-06-03

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
23:01 2019-05-30

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war....
14:33 2019-05-21

Europe stocks rally wanes on trade woes, earnings jitters Europe's early stocks rally faded and global bond yields rose after jitters over corporate earnings and trade doused an early rally fueled by enthusiasm over Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cementing rate cut expectations....
17:26 2019-07-11

Asia stocks subdued as trade worries weigh on investor sentiment Markets in Asia traded cautiously on Wednesday morning despite the S&P 500 touching a new record overnight stateside, with global trade concerns weighing on investor sentiment....
02:26 2019-07-03

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate....
19:13 2019-06-06

Global stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lackluster jobs data....
11:13 2019-06-10

Stocks cheer trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts Stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
13:26 2019-07-01

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slides to end May brutalized by trade jitters U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst May performance since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that his trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
01:13 2019-06-01

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
01:13 2019-05-25

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
23:39 2019-05-24

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
01:00 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by suddenly slapping tariffs on all goods from Mexico, sending the peso tumbling....
07:39 2019-05-31

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
22:26 2019-06-18

Stocks on pace to post best first half in two decades. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
20:39 2019-06-28

US STOCKS-Futures slide as rising trade tensions fuel slowdown worries U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, as growing trade tensions between the United States and China fanned worries about a global economic slowdown, keeping investors away from risky assets....
14:39 2019-05-29

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors look ahead to jobs report stateside Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower at the open on Friday ahead of the release of the U.S. jobs report, which could provide clues about future Fed actions....
02:26 2019-07-05

Global stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:26 2019-06-27

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest economies would reach a settlement soon....
10:13 2019-05-24

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens lower on trade war fallout concerns U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by worries over the impact of a protracted U.S.-China trade spat on company earnings and lowered expectations of a sharp interest rate cut later this month....
17:00 2019-07-09

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
18:39 2019-06-04

US stocks are set to slip on trade-war jitters after Trump threatens another $4 billion in tariffs on EU goods Assoicated Press/Alex Brandon US stocks are set to slip on Tuesday after the Trump administration threatened to slap tariffs on $4 billion worth of EU goods in retaliation for the union's subsidies to Airbus. The news "dented the market sentiment" that had been lifted by the recent truce in the US-...
05:00 2019-07-03

Wall St. eyes return to record highs as stocks cheer trade reprieve Stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to cut back wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
14:26 2019-07-01

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
04:52 2019-05-25

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
22:26 2019-06-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
23:13 2019-06-27

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
10:00 2019-06-21

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
00:26 2019-05-30

Stocks drop as trade dims earnings outlook; Mexican peso tumbles A gauge of stock markets around the world fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings, while Mexico's peso tumbled after the country's finance minister resigned....
03:26 2019-07-10

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
22:52 2019-06-05

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
20:26 2019-05-29

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:52 2019-05-24

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
02:26 2019-06-11

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
03:52 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
04:52 2019-05-22

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce at the G20 meeting. The two powers agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after U.S. Pre...
00:52 2019-07-01

Market outlook: Stocks post best 1st half since 1997. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17.4% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
00:01 2019-06-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:26 2019-06-27

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
05:52 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
04:00 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
07:00 2019-06-21

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
21:52 2019-07-05

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
22:39 2019-05-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
17:26 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:52 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
01:26 2019-07-02

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as rising oil prices boost energy stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as higher oil prices aided the energy sector, in the backdrop of optimism in global financial markets over signs of stimulus in the Chinese economy....
16:26 2019-06-11

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as gold powers gains in material stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Monday led by materials companies as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and trade tensions between the United States and China boosted appetite for safe-heaven assets....
16:39 2019-05-27

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes sixth day of gains on boost from mining stocks Mining stocks drove Canada's main stock index to a seven-week high on Thursday as gold prices surged following a more dovish than expected stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
16:52 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks dip after jobs report tempers rate cut expectations U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:26 2019-07-05

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens slightly lower as energy stocks drag Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Thursday, dragged down by shares of energy stocks as oil prices eased and material stocks took a hit from a dip in gold prices....
21:13 2019-07-04

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as technology stocks gain U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, lifted by technology stocks, extending a rally from the prior session that was powered by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments that bolstered the case for an interest rate cut this month....
16:52 2019-07-11

CANADA STOCKS-TSX heads lower as gold dip hits materials stocks Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as falling gold prices dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
20:52 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Broadcom warning hits tech stocks U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecast from chipmaker Broadcom....
17:52 2019-06-14

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rise; Argentine stocks scale record high Latin American stocks and currencies surged on Tuesday with a dovish boost from the European Central Bank and positive headlines from the U.S.-China trade tensions boosting sentiment. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks jumped 2%, while its index of regional currencies rose for the first time ...
22:26 2019-06-18

Asia stocks fall to two-week low as hopes fade for big Fed rate cut, tech stocks drag Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in two and a half weeks on Tuesday as hopes dwindled for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve at the end of the month, while technology companies were pulled lower by Apple Inc's overnight slump....
06:39 2019-07-09

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as energy stocks gain Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday on gains in energy shares, but those of the world's largest marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp sank after its co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the company....
16:52 2019-07-03

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower as oil, weed stocks drag Canada's main stock exchange edged lower on Thursday, failing to get a boost from a rally in global stock markets as a drop in oil prices hit energy stocks and weed stocks declined....
21:13 2019-07-04

CANADA STOCKS-Material, healthcare stocks pull TSX higher Canada's main stock index rose on Monday boosted by the healthcare sector and material stocks as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and U.S.-China trade tensions curbed risk appetite....
16:39 2019-05-27

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides as energy stocks hit by oil price slump Canada's main stock index dropped for a second day on Thursday, as prices of crude, one of the country's major exports, tumbled and pressured energy stocks....
17:26 2019-05-23

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St climbs as energy stocks advance U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on supply disruption concerns following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
22:13 2019-06-13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher on gains in defensive stocks Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday led by gains in defensive shares, while those of the world's largest weed producer Canopy Growth slipped after its co-chief executive officer said he was fired from the company....
16:52 2019-07-03

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 exchange rates — or fixing them too low — to gain...
22:26 2019-06-27

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....
01:13 2019-07-11

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?       ...
13:52 2019-06-13

"Send Me A Hug," Said Smriti Irani. Here's How She Got One Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is famous for her Instagram-savvy ways, used the 'stories' feature of the photo sharing app to give her followers a little glimpse of her life at work....
18:39 2019-06-27

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 Christian who opposes same-sex marriage as a matter of...
03:52 2019-05-31

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 that instead of simply selling you a device and calli...
22:00 2019-06-22

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....
19:00 2019-05-30

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....
18:39 2019-07-12

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 Star Wars Rise Of Skywalker. But if you check out...
22:52 2019-06-15

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 sizes. They’re more comfortable than a Tauntaun slee...
01:39 2019-05-31

Trump v Mueller: how the president won the messaging wars Critics say Mueller failed to stand up for his investigation and to get the word out to the American people about what he foundIn so many ways, Robert Mueller was the right man for the job.The former special counsel was fast, precise, ran a tight ship and, working in a hyper-partisan environment und...
14:26 2019-06-11

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 help but miss the days when we got games that were...
22:00 2019-06-09

'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......
19:39 2019-05-24

'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 street – and bound together by the humble Post-it note....
06:26 2019-05-31

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 as a senator, but didn't mention that in his speech...
20:13 2019-07-12

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, only in board game form....
06:52 2019-07-09

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....
13:00 2019-07-12

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....
03:52 2019-05-22

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 mysterious trilogy and whatever Game Of Thrones’ Davi...
00:39 2019-06-28

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....
17:13 2019-06-04

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....
06:00 2019-06-15

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.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
09:13 2019-06-12

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' friendship....
05:39 2019-06-12

Send Your Name to Mars with the 2020 Rover If you’ve ever yearned to travel to Mars, now is your chance. Well, okay, you can’t travel to Mars, but your name can, and that’s as close as you’re ever going to get....
19:26 2019-05-23

Trump to send more troops to Poland The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
15:26 2019-06-13

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
01:13 2019-06-30

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:52 2019-06-18

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
18:26 2019-05-27

Cycling: Tour contender Fuglsang in the wars after crash Tour de France GC contender Jakob Fuglsang said he will carry on in the despite a heavy crash in Saturday's opening stage that left him bloodied and bruised....
20:52 2019-07-06

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.Read more......
22:13 2019-06-27

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....
00:39 2019-05-27

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, have aged quite gracefully. Things that improved and...
18:26 2019-05-21

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....
23:26 2019-05-29

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 sandwich – basically, your classic BLT with some gay...
14:52 2019-05-23

This dang seal is singing the Star Wars theme Folks, let’s get right to it. What you’ve got here in the video above is a seal singing the Star Wars theme. Click on the video, and oh hell yeah you’re gonna hear a seal belting out John Williams’ classic space fantasy score....
21:39 2019-06-21

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 gray seals since birth to study their voices, and ...
00:52 2019-06-22

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 computer games. According to a report from Buzzfeed New...
12:26 2019-05-24

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’...
01:00 2019-06-21

'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've......
18:39 2019-05-22

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....
16:52 2019-05-30

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 arguing with strangers on the internet, to go around...
17:52 2019-06-17

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....
23:26 2019-06-20

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 in Anaheim, California and become immersed in the ...
01:00 2019-06-01

Disneyland’s New ‘Star Wars’ Atraction 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 traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The “Mill...
21:00 2019-05-30

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister of energy, technology, science, climate change and ...
12:26 2019-05-22

The next iPhone may send Bluetooth audio to two devices at once Private music listening might not be a solitary affair on iPhones in the future. A Mac Otakara rumor has claimed that the next iPhone will support streaming Bluetooth audio to two devices at once, similar to what you find on recent Samsung phones an......
22:26 2019-05-27

Red Sox send their best wishes to ex-slugger David Ortiz BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox are sending their best wishes to former teammate David Ortiz, who was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night. Red Sox officials say they are doing everything they can to support the slugger. He was expected to take a medical flight to Boston some time on Monday. Red...
23:13 2019-06-10

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado grounded a leadoff single through the right side in the second for Colorado’s only hit until Davi...
23:26 2019-06-09

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
01:13 2019-06-18

| Brumbies send out warning with Reds thrashing The Brumbies sent out an ominous warning with their sixth straight win ahead of the Super Rugby quarter-finals with a comprehensive thrashing of the Reds....
14:13 2019-06-15

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Calif. data law could send dealers scrambling The California Consumer Privacy Act, effective Jan. 1, will give consumers in the state the right to take more ownership of their data. What will that mean for dealers?...
10:39 2019-07-08

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing forward with a trio of unmanned missions that will ...
22:39 2019-06-05

| Bulls send Pollard back to New Zealand The Bulls are placing their diminishing playoff hopes on Handre Pollard’s shoulders, with the flyhalf heading back to NZ for their final game against the Highlanders....
23:00 2019-06-03

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
18:13 2019-06-19

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will app...
00:39 2019-05-23

NASA will send your name to Mars with the 2020 Rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely. NASA recently revealed that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing — well ahead of its July 2020 launch window — and it’s now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
17:13 2019-05-23

Marlins send Giants to 6th consecutive loss, 11-3 MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro and Garrett Cooper hit the Miami Marlins’ first three-run homers of the year Tuesday in an 11-3 win over the San Francisco Giants, who lost their sixth game in a row. Trevor Richards (2-5) gave up a homer to Joe Panik on the game’s first pitch but blanked San Fr...
06:00 2019-05-29

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
19:52 2019-06-20

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them on the historic journey. As the European Space Ag...
19:00 2019-06-04

An RBA rate cut will not send the economy into a boom: Economist An interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably going to just stem the pace of house price declines, says Adam Boyton of the Business Council of Australia....
11:52 2019-07-02

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or best friends, they say. So the Iraqi-born, Irish ci...
15:26 2019-06-22

Yarbrough, d’Arnaud send Rays over Red Sox 9-2 to open DH BOSTON (AP) — Ryan Yarbrough held Boston to an unearned run into the eighth inning, Travis d’Arnaud hit a three-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Red Sox 9-2 in the opener of day-night doubleheader Saturday. It was the Rays’ fourth straight victory and made them 4-0 at Fenway Par...
00:00 2019-06-09

Starling, Keller send Royals to 4-1 win over Tigers Hometown boy Bubba Starling delivered his first career hit and RBI for Kansas City, Brad Keller out-dueled Matthew Boyd and the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1       ...
04:00 2019-07-14

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 Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., respectively. It’s the biggest expansio...
07:52 2019-05-30

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 theaters, a few days before becoming available on ...
18:26 2019-07-02

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...
18:13 2019-06-20

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 the same. Respecting the original Star Wars films w...
05:52 2019-05-23

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."...
19:13 2019-06-21

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......
05:26 2019-06-22

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
15:13 2019-06-13

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....
18:39 2019-06-01

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 stories. But this week, for one week only, we got to t...
18:13 2019-05-30

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....
22:00 2019-06-20

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......
17:52 2019-06-30

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 excited. Who goes to Disneyland just to buy overpriced...
01:26 2019-05-22

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....
05:26 2019-06-06

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-minute ride on the Millennium Falcon was given dur...
04:00 2019-05-30

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 north. A little bit of middle clouds, which is still m...
19:26 2019-06-27

Uneven USA beat Mexico 3-0 in Women's World Cup send-off Americans play final warm-up before flying out to EuropeHeath, Pugh and Press on scoresheet for USWNTTobin Heath was gifted a goal by a goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored late in the second and the United States beat Mexico 3-0 on Sunday in a World Cup s...
22:52 2019-05-26

| Ryder Cup fails to send golf soaring in France More than nine months after Tiger Woods and the Ryder Cup came to Paris, there is scant evidence that hosting the event has given golf an extra bounce in France....
14:13 2019-06-21

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-25

US women beat Mexico 3-0 in unimpressive World Cup send-off HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tobin Heath was gifted a goal by a goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored late in the second and the United States beat Mexico 3-0 Sunday in a World Cup send-off match that for much of the afternoon showed the Americans’ failings ...
23:00 2019-05-26

The US wants to send astronauts to the moon’s south pole in 2024 Vice president Mike Pence has announced that NASA’s newest goal is to land astronauts on the south pole of the moon by 2024, in an effort to beat Russia and China...
14:33 2019-05-21

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
07:52 2019-05-24

Braves send 2018 All-Star RHP Foltynewicz to minors WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have sent 2018 All-Star pitcher Mike Foltynewicz to the minor leagues following another ineffective start. Foltynewicz (2-5, 6.37 ERA) was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnet on Sunday after giving up eight runs in four innings to Washington less than 24 hours earlier. ...
23:13 2019-06-23

Beauty products send a small child to the ER every two hours (Reuters Health) - Injuries from cosmetics, shampoo and other personal care products send one young child to a U.S. emergency room every two hours, according to a new study that suggests many parents may need to do more to keep these things out of tiny hands....
20:13 2019-06-20

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
23:26 2019-05-23

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States. Civil rights activist Luis Arbey Perez Cruz in the municipality o...
23:13 2019-06-23

Roma sign Spinazzola from Juve, send Pellegrini other way "AS Roma have signed midfielder Leonardo Spinazzola from Juventus while sending defender Luca Pellegrini in the opposite direction, the Serie A side have said."...
10:13 2019-07-01

Hamby, Wilson send Vegas past Dallas 86-68 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reserve Dearica Hamby scored 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting and Las Vegas’ strong second quarter propelled the Aces past Dallas, 86-68 on Saturday night. A’ja Wilson added 20 points, combining with Hamby to shoot 20 for 26 from the field. Dallas led 24-22 after the firs...
08:00 2019-06-23

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
04:39 2019-05-25

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll be up to the winner if that money goes towards a t...
23:39 2019-07-08

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
08:52 2019-06-09

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
03:26 2019-06-15

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the Middle East,&rdq...
03:13 2019-06-18

Source: Red Sox send plane to bring Ortiz back Doctors have cleared David Ortiz to travel, and the Red Sox have sent the team plane to the Dominican Republic to bring him back to Boston for further medical treatment....
20:26 2019-06-10

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on......
19:13 2019-05-21

Trump: Send Nigel Farage to negotiate Brexit Ahead of his state visit to the UK, US President Donald Trump said London should "walk away" from Brexit talks if Brussels doesn't bow to the UK's demands. He also stressed that Nigel Farage would make a good negotiator....
07:26 2019-06-02

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree....
05:00 2019-06-12

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
12:13 2019-06-12

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, the French President has said....
20:13 2019-06-12

The Latest: Japan won’t send troops after tanker attacked DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 10 a.m. Japan’s defense minister says he has no intention of sending Japanese troops to respond to attacks on a Japanese-operated oil tanker in the Middle Ea...
10:52 2019-06-14

Poland Wants ‘Fort Trump.’ The President Said He May Send Some Troops (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe. But Trump cautioned during an Oval Office meeting Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Duda that a final decision has not been made. Trump ...
21:26 2019-06-12

Dropbox Transfer lets you send up to 100GB of files at once Sharing files through Dropbox is not a new concept. For years, the company has made it pretty easy to share any file or folder stored in your Dropbox with others, regardless of whether or not they have an account of their own. A new feature called Dr......
16:13 2019-07-09

Russians Mock Elon Musk, Send Toy Car Into Space Mocking SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a Tesla car into space in 2018, Russian scientists sent their own red car outside the Earth, but the car was actually just a toy....
13:13 2019-06-15

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
06:52 2019-06-18

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
06:39 2019-05-23

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
01:26 2019-05-30

Trump tweets send bitter message to many Americans President Donald Trump's tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back to where they came from" sent a painful message to many Americans that they are not welcome in their own country. It echoed remarks they have heard throughout their lives. (July 15)        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

Royals send slugging 3B Dozier to IL with oblique strain The Royals placed slugging third baseman Hunter Dozier on the injured list with an oblique strain and recalled infielder Kelvin Gutierrez from Triple-A Omaha before their series opener against the Boston Red Sox        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Bentley Will at Least Send This Continental GT Up Pikes Peak in Style Bentley sent a Bentayga up Pikes Peak last year, breaking the production-SUV record in the process. This year it’s gunning for the production-car record with this Continental GT, set to go up Pikes Peak on June 30. The livery, more or less the same as the Bentayga’s, remains very good....
03:26 2019-06-07

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Núñez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer to break open a close game in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox went on to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Tuesday night. Rafael Devers also drove in a pair of runs for the Red Sox, who began a grueling stretch of 1...
06:26 2019-06-05

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
13:52 2019-07-12

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
02:00 2019-05-23

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at school after the summer holidays. Instead, she made a sign that read “School strike for climate cha...
15:26 2019-05-24

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border emerged in a confession last month from one recruit,...
15:13 2019-06-07

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
23:39 2019-07-12

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 more......
09:39 2019-07-09

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont senator tweeted that he would “apologize to no one...
20:26 2019-05-24

Target makes the latest move in delivery wars with Walmart and Amazon Target is bringing its same-day delivery option to the masses, marking the latest move in an ongoing and heated battle over delivery involving the big-box retailer, Walmart and Amazon....
06:39 2019-06-13

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Covers Nine Movies In One Game It got kinda buried under bigger news at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, but there’s a new Lego Star Wars game coming, one that covers the events of, oh, nine movies....
04:52 2019-06-10

io9 Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Is Here: The Good, the Bad, and the Incredible | Jalopnik The Two Disap io9 Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Is Here: The Good, the Bad, and the Incredible | Jalopnik The Two Disappointing Cadillac V-Series Cars Are Just Part of a Bigger Letdown | Lifehacker How to Cool Your Home Without Cranking the AC | Kotaku Smash Ultimate In VR Was A Mistake | The Takeout I made deviled eg...
00:52 2019-06-01

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 with long-awaited Kojima wtfery Death Stranding and t...
22:26 2019-06-05

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 tries to survive bot......
00:39 2019-06-09

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premium products and services,” declared Sundar Pichai, the chief executive officer of Google, in a New Yo...
15:52 2019-05-21

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 coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. "Star Wars J...
23:39 2019-06-09

You can buy Jedi robes at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, you just can't wear them in the park Fans can build their own lightsabers and drink blue milk at Disneyland's new Star Wars park. But they can't wear their new Jedi robes there....
23:52 2019-06-04

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer and X-Wing will be re-released on modern platforms You’ll soon be able to get some of your favorite childhood Star Wars games like Star Wars: X-Wing, Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars: Podracer, on modern platforms as well as a few on their original consoles. The re-releases of these games will be brought to you by Limited Run G...
02:52 2019-06-11

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 adventure. Hopping from planet to planet, quarreling ...
14:52 2019-05-21

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 the Happy Sad Confused podcast, the film’s director...
15:26 2019-06-04

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 -- Walt Disney......
22:13 2019-07-11

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's annual "Cars Wars"...
20:52 2019-06-12

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 more......
00:39 2019-07-04

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 settled on is an “ice cream maker.”...
01:13 2019-06-21

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......
00:52 2019-06-20

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...
03:13 2019-06-16

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....
08:00 2019-05-30

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 in a concrete-covered landfill in Alamogordo, New ...
12:26 2019-07-05

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....
10:13 2019-06-29

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
01:39 2019-05-23

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 the same austere aesthetic, with the goal of depl...
20:39 2019-07-11

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....
15:00 2019-05-30

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 droids, posting clips of how deadly they are, how buggy...
21:26 2019-06-30

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. The interactive experience allows a team of six peo...
14:52 2019-05-30

From T-shirts to ice cream, Kroger pushes house brands in grocery wars Multicolored, sparkly ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores. But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart Inc, Aldi and Amazon.com Inc....
14:13 2019-06-20

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......
07:52 2019-06-20

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 story of the Skywalker family to a close. After s...
19:26 2019-05-23

'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....
19:39 2019-06-30

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose 5% tariffs on all goods imported into the United States from Mexico and raise them every month until they reached 25% unless the Mexican government takes action to stem illegal immigration....
07:13 2019-05-31

Shampoos, Perfumes, and Other Cosmetics Send Thousands of Kids to the ER Every Year Nail polish removers and other personal care products are sending a shocking number of young kids in the U.S. to the emergency room, according to a new study out Monday. Nearly 65,000 children under the age of five have been treated for “cosmetic-related injuries” in ERs in the 15 years leading up t...
11:13 2019-06-18

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said Tuesday. Yeo said Malaysia and many developing cou...
18:39 2019-05-28

US women's soccer team caps off send-off series with 3-0 win over Mexico Cheers of “Let’s Go U.S.” from an energetic crowd in New Jersey’s Red Bull Arena gave the U.S. women’s national soccer team an emphatic farewell as the 23 ladies head off to Europe for the 2019 Women’s World Cup....
03:00 2019-05-27

Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government Hackers stole thousands of Bulgarians' personal financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack possibly related to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
10:52 2019-07-16

Inside Queen Elizabeth’s handbag and how she apparently uses it to send signals Queen Elizabeth II sported one of her beloved handbags — which is rumored to send secret signals to her staff — when she met President Trump on Monday prior to a lavish state banquet. The accessory, from the London designer Launer, is one of more than 200 owned by the Queen and carries her personal....
08:52 2019-06-04

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:01 2019-05-23

ISIS plotted to send westerners to U.S through Mexico border: report The notion of terrorists infiltrating the United States either through the burgeoning migrant flows from Mexico, or via porous smuggling routes, has long been a cause for concern – and the harbinger of political debate – among U.S. officials. But a new report sheds light on a new ISIS plot exploitin...
20:13 2019-06-06

House set to send Trump a fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House is set to pass legislation on Thursday that would fix a quirk in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that has generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families. The bill would then go to President Trump's desk....
01:13 2019-05-23

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
21:39 2019-06-18

Trump says he may send USMCA deal to Congress soon, triggering deadline President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers to vote on the deal....
01:01 2019-05-24

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
14:33 2019-05-21

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because it was too contaminated to recycle, but will not yet name the companies responsible.On Tuesday, Mal...
12:13 2019-05-29

The Guardian view on Julian Assange: send him to Sweden | Editorial The founder of WikiLeaks faces charges of espionage in the US and rape in Sweden. He should stand trial for rapeThe US government has brought further charges against Julian Assange now that he is prison in London. These charges, under the Espionage Act, cover his dealings with Chelsea Manning in 201...
20:52 2019-05-24

Bruins trounce Blues to send Stanley Cup Final to Game Seven The Boston Bruins staved off elimination from the Stanley Cup Final with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday to force a decisive seventh game in the National Hockey League's championship series....
09:52 2019-06-10

NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn’s largest moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to location over Titan, exploring future potential landing sites. The mission, part of NASA’s competitive New Frontiers Program, beat out another possibl...
22:39 2019-06-27

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday....
17:13 2019-05-24

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life. (June 27)       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
17:00 2019-05-24

Dropbox Transfer lets you easily send up to 100GB files to anyone Dropbox has debuted a new file-transfer tool in beta called Dropbox Transfer, which lets you easily send up to 100GB worth of files to anyone.Read More...
21:39 2019-07-09

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations A minister says Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations...
08:26 2019-05-28

Dueling Bond Markets Send Mixed Message on Risk U.S. bond markets sent mixed signals about risk as investors jumped back into funds that buy risky corporate debt, while Treasury bond yields hovered near record lows, reflecting concerns about slowing economic growth....
22:13 2019-06-14

Reports: Lakers send trio to Wizards, clear cap space The Los Angeles Lakers reworked their trade for Anthony Davis to clear enough cap space to sign a free agent to a max deal, according to multiple reports Thursday....
05:13 2019-06-28

Will Send "Jai Shri Ram" Postcards To Mamata Banerjee: Tripura BJP Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her "goons" have converted the state into a "mini Pakistan", Tripura BJP women's wing chief Papia Datta said on Thursday. She added that hundreds of......
00:13 2019-06-14

Sources: Celts send C Baynes, 24th pick to Suns The Celtics have agreed to send center Aron Baynes and the No. 24 pick to the Suns, sources told ESPN, a move that will put their salary cap space at $25.8 million....
11:00 2019-06-21

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
01:13 2019-06-18

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto with 26 apieceKawhi Leonard named NBA finals Most Valuable PlayerAs it happened: Raptors beat Warriors to win NBA finalsIn front of a hostile Oracle Aren...
06:52 2019-06-14

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
07:00 2019-06-14

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drivers to write in with their frustrations, saying tha...
20:13 2019-05-21

Shanahan disputes reports US might send 10,000 more troops to counter Iran He didn’t call it “fake news,” but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon that their sources “aren’t feeding you right information.”...
03:13 2019-05-24

Japan will send a rover to Martian moons with help from Germany and France We might be able to study the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos a lot more closely in the coming decade. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with Germany's and France's space agencies to send a spacecraft with a rover to the red pla......
15:00 2019-06-21

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada The Philippine president's spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada....
15:39 2019-05-22

Thriller roundup: 20 summer books sure to send chills down your spine “Thirteen” (Flatiron) by Steve Cavanagh, out Aug. 13 “I did a lot of research into serial killers, which was fun,” Cavanagh told Publishers Weekly of his fourth Eddie Flynn novel. “My Internet search history would get me arrested in any jurisdiction.” This time, lawyer Flynn helps defend a famous ac...
01:26 2019-06-30

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
02:13 2019-06-18

‘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 starts burrowi......
00:39 2019-06-14

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 of Lewis, then you’re in luck. These days, fans of...
15:26 2019-06-04

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....
03:13 2019-05-30

Start Building Your Star Wars: Legion Tabletop Army With This Discounted Core Set While the better-known Star Wars: Armada brings Star Wars’ space battles to your tabletop, Star Wars: Legion does the same with the series’ planetside infantry skirmishes. This core set includes all of the (unpainted) miniatures you need to get started with a small two player experience, but you can...
23:52 2019-05-27

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 those elitist critics in their metropolitan bubble o...
16:13 2019-06-06

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 during E3 2018 but we didn't get a proper loo...
20:52 2019-05-31

io9 The Mystery of Star Wars Legend Willrow Hood Has Finally Been Revealed | Jalopnik What It Was Li io9 The Mystery of Star Wars Legend Willrow Hood Has Finally Been Revealed | Jalopnik What It Was Like Towing a Free Jeep Grand Wagoneer With the 2020 Jeep Gladiator | Kotaku Someone Turned Mario Into A Battle Royale, And It’s The Best Thing | Jalopnik What It Was Like Towing a Free Jeep Grand Wagon...
02:39 2019-06-21

‘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 won’t ruin that one, too. “Putting the Game of Thr...
06:52 2019-05-26

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 Aurebesh. Sector 3263827 is the number for the D...
14:01 2019-06-08

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......
03:39 2019-06-10

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.       ...
05:39 2019-06-18

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 from EA worth in 2019? That answer might have been di...
18:13 2019-06-22

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....
21:26 2019-07-11

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 him and Anakin Skywalker, and io9 can now give you ...
17:39 2019-07-15

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, the newest Galaxy of Adventures short finally prov...
09:00 2019-07-07

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.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

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 of the Galactic Empire. But would-be warriors hopi...
20:26 2019-05-24

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 think about it?” I’d tell myself, a man who cares a ...
21:26 2019-07-02

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....
06:13 2019-05-23

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.       ...
22:26 2019-07-11

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 Rise of Skywalker.” Billy Dee Williams spoke to.....
11:00 2019-05-23

How to turn off AirDrop so strangers can't randomly send you nude pics or memes Apple AirDrop is being used by young people to send memes to strangers, which is fun, but it's also being used to send nude pictures to strangers. Here's how to turn off AirDrop....
16:39 2019-06-18

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
09:52 2019-05-28

Marta breaks Klose’s World Cup record to send Brazil through with Italy Marta’s late penalty gave Brazil victory over Italy to secure progress into the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup and earned her place as the record scorer at the finals.The 33-year-old Orlando Pride forward, playing in her fifth World Cup, slotted in from the spot with 15 minutes left to settle the ...
03:39 2019-06-19

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a briefing on the security situation from his acting defense secretary at the White House yesterday afternoon....
15:52 2019-05-24

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum-security federal jails....
01:00 2019-05-29

Congressman Barr Holds Send-Off For Students Headed To Service Academies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Congressman Andy Barr held a send-off ceremony for eight extraordinary high school graduates from the Sixth Congressional District who are preparing to enter the armed forces. There is one student going to the Marine Academy, two to the Naval Academy, one to the Air F...
20:39 2019-06-14

Kim Jong Un may use summit with Xi to send nuke deal message to Trump, defector says A former North Korean diplomat believes Kim Jong Un wants to make a deal with President Trump over the Hermit Kingdom's hotly-disputed nuclear program – and the ex-diplomat thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping may be the one to deliver the message....
01:52 2019-06-21

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage parlors in South Florida, allegedly funneled camp...
04:26 2019-05-30

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, US ...
04:00 2019-05-23

North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July are urging a change of heart. A joint declaration on Thursday by host city Gwangju and swimming world body FINA says “we earnestly desire the Nort...
14:39 2019-05-23

White Sox send Yonder Alonso packing after promoting his charity event The White Sox and Yonder Alonso have found themselves in a bit of an awkward situation. Chicago designated the first-baseman for assignment on Thursday, according to MLB.com. The news came less than two hours after the team sent out a release promoting Alonso’s charitable bowling event set to be hel...
23:52 2019-06-27

Nail polish remover, hair products send thousands of kids to ER About every two hours a child is taken to the emergency room for injuries related to cosmetic and beauty products kept inside the home. Items like shampoo, lotion, makeup and nail polish remover seem to pose the biggest threat to children under 5, according to researchers at the Center for Injury Re...
01:00 2019-06-20

Macron says 'no big drama' after oak tree gifted to Trump dies, will send replacement French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to send a new oak tree to President Trump amid the death of the tree that he gave to Trump during a White House visit last year has died....
16:00 2019-06-12

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:52 2019-05-24

San Diego Padres send rookie right-hander Chris Paddack to Class A Despite a strong start, Chris Paddack has been optioned to Class A, where he'll have a reduced workload before rejoining the Padres rotation.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce that our next New Frontiers mission, Dragonfly, w...
12:39 2019-06-28

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective. It’ll be about 1,500 peo...
20:26 2019-05-24

NASA Plans To Send Equipment To Moon In 2020-21, First Time Since 1970s For the first time since the 1970s, the United States is planning to send equipment to the surface of the Moon in 2020 and 2021, in anticipation of a crewed lunar mission in 2024, NASA said Friday....
02:13 2019-06-01

Oppo’s new messaging app doesn’t need Wi-Fi or even cellular service to send and receive messages In addition to showing off the world’s first phone with a camera under the screen at MWC 2019 Shanghai, Oppo unveiled an unexpected smartphone feature, especially for a smartphone maker from China. It’s called MeshTalk, and as the name hints, it lets you connect to other phones around yo...
18:52 2019-06-27

BJP Leader To Send 10 Lakh "Jai Shri Ram" Post Cards To Mamata Banerjee Trinamool Congress-turned-BJP legislator Arjun Singh claims Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could receive 10 lakh post cards with "Jai Shri Ram" on them...
01:52 2019-06-02

Lawyers Had to Force the Border Patrol to Send 4 Sick Toddlers to the Hospital More and more horror stories are emerging about the abusive conditions migrant children are being subjected to at U.S. Border Patrol facilities. The latest news from McAllen, TX, is equally devastating, confirming once again that the U.S. government is committing human rights abuses against migrant ...
00:13 2019-06-23

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
23:26 2019-05-23

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
18:26 2019-05-21

"Separatists Close Schools, But Send Their Children Abroad": Amit Shah As many as 130 family members of separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. He was replying to queries......
04:00 2019-07-02

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar with the arrangement said....
14:26 2019-05-30

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups”, Patrick Shanahan, the acting defence secretary, announced on Mon...
05:26 2019-06-18

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
15:39 2019-07-04

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send about 1,600 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
20:52 2019-05-24

Dropbox Transfer Lets Users Easily Send Up to 100GB Files Dropbox has announced a new service that will allow easy transfer of large files, with sizes as much as 100GB. Dubbed as Dropbox Transfer, the new service is currently in beta....
11:26 2019-07-10

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Paperwork In Process To Send Bodies Of Indians Killed In Dubai Bus Crash The Indian Consulate in Dubai is in the process of completing formalities related to forensics and other documentation required to repatriate the bodies of the 12 Indians who were among the 17 killed......
14:00 2019-06-08

Centre Asks Odisha To Send List Of Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme The Centre has set July 31 as the deadline for Odisha government to send the list of farmers to avail benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme, according to state Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment minister......
14:00 2019-06-08

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
03:39 2019-05-24

Remittances matter: 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home This Sunday marks the second International Day of Family Remittances, observed every year on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrant workers to their families and communities back home....
05:26 2019-06-16

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
16:26 2019-06-13

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 least) when it arrives in theaters this December, end...
08:00 2019-05-24

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 Millennium Falcon and drink blue milk (the rich, sweet ...
13:52 2019-05-31

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will collect all nine movies into one family-friendly game Star Wars fans are already getting a big name game in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for anyone that wants to relive all the adventures from Episode I to Episode IX, there may be only one game to combine them all. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga was just announced at E3 2019 d...
00:00 2019-06-10

J.J. Abrams describes process of working Carrie Fisher into Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker When it was announced last July that J.J. Abrams would be using “unseen footage” of Carrie Fisher to complete General Leia’s arc in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, the news was met with a mix of relief and (understandable) concern. At least Fisher wouldn’t be jarringly reanimated via CGI, like Pet...
21:00 2019-05-22

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 years that followed, each piece of news about the mo...
19:52 2019-06-21

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 studio behind Apex Legends and Titanfall), Star Wars...
21:39 2019-06-08

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....
04:52 2019-06-08

'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....
03:13 2019-05-27

Firebrand Philippine president pushes the US to send the entire 7th Fleet into the South China Sea US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica O. Blackwell Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte dared the US on Monday to send the entire US 7th Fleet into the South China Sea to confront China if it really wants to drive Chinese forces from the disputed waterway. His comments fo...
17:52 2019-07-09

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
21:00 2019-05-24

'Firm actions' on supertanker by Gibraltar send clear sanctions message: UK PM May's spokesman Britain welcomed on Thursday the "firm actions" by Gibraltar to detain a supertanker on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria, saying the move sent a clear message that the violation of EU sanctions was unacceptable....
14:00 2019-07-04

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The officials said no final decision has been made yet, and it’s not cl...
06:52 2019-05-23

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
17:39 2019-05-21

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
16:13 2019-07-04

Legal experts stunned by DA's 'barbaric' move to send Manafort to Rikers Island The decision to send one of the highest-profile Trump campaign members prosecuted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Rikers Island has stunned many in the legal community -- and even some Democrats not normally sympathetic toward Mueller targets. ...
17:52 2019-06-05

North Korea defectors send anti-Kim flyers into London embassy compound A group of North Korea defectors tossed 500 copies of anti-Pyongyang flyers into the North Korean Embassy in London, a major diplomatic outpost in Europe for the regime....
17:52 2019-05-31

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in some websites that causes the sites to redirect to malicious sites or display misleading popups, security researchers warned on Wednesday...
07:52 2019-05-30

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
06:26 2019-05-24

Record crowd set to give Scotland send-off for Women’s World Cup | Ewan Murray Shelley Kerr’s side face Jamaica at Hampden on Tuesday in a friendly expected to set a record for a women’s game in ScotlandShelley Kerr’s depiction of a “watershed moment” for women’s football in Scotland does not remotely feel like exaggeration. A crowd in the region of 25,000 is expected at Hampd...
01:39 2019-05-28

Nasa to send Dragonfly drone to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon Major new mission part of Nasa’s New Frontiers ProgramScientists to study whether Titan could support microbial lifeNasa says it is sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. Related: Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Continue reading......
23:52 2019-06-27

Trump announces plan to send 1,000 more troops to Poland, touts sale of F-35 jets President Trump on Wednesday announced a new defense cooperation between the United States and Poland, saying 1,000 more American service members will be sent to the country as part of a “strategic partnership,” while celebrating Poland’s planned purchase of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets from the U...
22:00 2019-06-12

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
01:00 2019-06-13

OPEC needs to send strong solidarity message: JP Morgan head of oil market research OPEC is scheduled to meet next Tuesday, but Saudi Arabia wants to push it back. Abhishek Deshpande, J.P. Morgan head of oil market research and strategy, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how the movement of dates is crucial for oil markets....
22:13 2019-06-17

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-23

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

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...
17:52 2019-06-09

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...
00:39 2019-06-09

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....
23:52 2019-06-18

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.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
05:01 2019-06-07

Hedge fund manager David Tepper plans to send investors' money back Billionaire David Tepper plans to turn his hedge fund Appaloosa Management into a family office where he will invest his personal fortune and return capital to outside clients at some point, a person......
20:01 2019-05-23

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Dickhead Fans Send Death Threats To Minor Leaguer Over No-Hitter-Ending Bunt The Trenton Thunder outfielder who busted up a combined no-hitter on Tuesday night with a slick push bunt up the first baseline triggered a benches-clearing fracas as a result. It turns out he’s also triggered a bunch of weird assholes, as he has gone on to receive death threats from dickhead fans, ...
07:13 2019-06-08

Donald Trump urges UK government to send Nigel Farage into Brexit negotiations and go for no deal Donald Trump has called on Britain to leave the EU without a deal if Brussels refuses to meet its demands as he urged the Government to send in Nigel Farage to negotiate....
09:00 2019-06-02

Alexandra Popp leaves Nigeria flat to send Germany fizzing into quarter-finals Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the eighth straight time by beating the African champions, Nigeria, 3-0 in Grenoble.Alexandra Popp, the Germany captain playing in her 100th international, scored the opener in the 20th minute. Sara Däbritz made it 2-0 in the 27th with a p...
20:52 2019-06-22

European lawmakers send mixed signals ahead of critical vote on Merkel's ally Von der Leyen, one of the longest serving ministers in Germany, has tried to woo European lawmakers over the last two weeks – to convince them she is the right person to become the next European Commission President....
09:39 2019-07-16

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
04:39 2019-06-22

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 on Saturday before E3.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09