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‘Ready Player One’: A Closer Look at the ’80s-Packed Trailer

‘Ready Player One’: A Closer Look at the ’80s-Packed Trailer

He came, he saw, he conquered Comic-Con. Steven Spielberg brought Ready Player One to Hall H — and pumped up the crowd and helped assuage doubts about whether the beloved Ernie Cline novel could be properly adapted for the big …

by July 23, 2017 0 comments Finance
Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile

Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. pushes to impose stronger sanctions …

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Finance
Elon Musk suggests SpaceX is scrapping its plans to land Dragon capsules on Mars

Elon Musk suggests SpaceX is scrapping its plans to land Dragon capsules on Mars

Today, Elon Musk suggested that SpaceX will abandon its plans to land the company’s Dragon capsule on Mars — a mission the company had been aiming to do as early as 2020.

SpaceX will not fully develop the landing technique …

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Finance
MARKETS LIVE: London shares turn up, while the pound drops off after inflation in June eases

MARKETS LIVE: London shares turn up, while the pound drops off after inflation in June eases

Inflation unexpectedly slowed in June for the first time since October, adding to the likelihood that the Bank of England will keep interest rates at a record low in August.

Consumer prices rose by 2.6 per cent compared with a …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
5 Socially Responsible Funds that Pass the Stress Test

5 Socially Responsible Funds that Pass the Stress Test

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When investors and financial professionals talk about building a portfolio, they usually put the focus on risk vs. reward, or growth vs. preservation.

Sometimes, though, the conversation moves past that, and people choose to follow their conscience, putting …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Disneyland reveals the name of its new Star Wars attraction: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland reveals the name of its new Star Wars attraction: Galaxy’s Edge

A depiction of the new Star Wars land expansion was unveiled at this week at D23, an expo for Disney fans. The images and scale models show buildings, spaceships and rock formations. (Walt Disney Co.)

For several months, Star Wars …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Finance
MARKET REPORT: British Gas owner Centrica sees shares soar 2.9% as foreign takeover rumours swirl

MARKET REPORT: British Gas owner Centrica sees shares soar 2.9% as foreign takeover rumours swirl

The rocket boosters were put on shares in British Gas owner Centrica yesterday amid rumours of a foreign takeover bid.

The energy firm saw £324.2million added to its value after website Wall Street Wire said it had attracted the interest …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
What the idea of civilization does (and doesn’t) mean to Trump

What the idea of civilization does (and doesn’t) mean to Trump

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by July 7, 2017 0 comments Finance
15 of the hardest theory test questions

15 of the hardest theory test questions

Passing your driving test can be one of the most nerve-wracking experiences in life.

But before you can take the practical test, would-be drivers have to take a theory test, which was introduced in July 1996 – and it has …

by July 4, 2017 0 comments Finance
Trump vows to help Charlie Gard, the British infant courts say should be allowed to die

Trump vows to help Charlie Gard, the British infant courts say should be allowed to die

President Trump and the Vatican have spoken out in support of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill British infant whose case has captured worldwide attention after European courts decided that he could be removed from life support against his parents’ wishes.…

by July 3, 2017 0 comments Finance