North Korea’s Kim Jong-un issues threats and olive branch

Asia Asia North Korea’s Kim Jong-un issues threats and olive branch Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

China’s ban on ivory trade comes into force

China’s ban on ivory trade comes into force Getty Images An estimated 30,000 African elephants are killed by poachers every year China has long been one of the world’s biggest markets for ivory, but as of 2018 all trade in ivory and ivory products in the country is illegal.The move is being hailed as a … Read more

Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in California

Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in California Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this … Read more

Thousands flee fireworks explosion at Australia beach

Australia Australia Thousands flee fireworks explosion at Australia beach Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger … Read more

Costa Rica: 10 US tourists killed in plane crash

Costa Rica: Tourists killed in plane crash Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this … Read more

Best year ever, or worst? Goodbye 2017!

Facebook Twitter Embed Mass shootings, hurricanes and President Trump top the biggest events of 2017 So long 2017, and don’t let the door hit you on the way out. It’s been … interesting, but most Americans don’t think the last 12 months have been particularly good for the country, according to the latest World News/Wall … Read more

Hello 2018: Ringing in the New Year around the globe

Sign up for the NEWS newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.Let our news meet your inboxNewsHello 2018: Ringing in the New Year around the globeParades, parties, performances and fireworks ushered in 2018 as people across the world gathered to celebrate New Year’s Eve.New YorkFireworks erupt as the clock strikes midnight during the New … Read more

Jodie Foster Says Studios Are ‘Ruining’ Movies With Big-Budget Superhero Blockbusters

Getty Images Jodie Foster takes aim at big-budget studio movies, telling Radio Times magazine that they could spell doom for Hollywood in the way they shape the expectations of American audiences. “Going to the movies has become like a theme park,” she told the magazine, according to the Telegraph. “Studios making bad content in order … Read more

New Year’s 2018 Viewing Guide: All the Broadcasts, Streams and Performances You Need to Know

Getty Another year is almost in the books, and you know what that means: New Year’s parties, and all sorts of outlandish coverage on TV filled with musical performances of all flavors around the country. With so many options to choose from, it can be a nightmare to sort through all the noise and figure … Read more

2017 Box Office Down 2.3 Percent, but Tops $11 Billion for Third Straight Year

North American box office fell 2.3 percent in 2017, finishing the year at $11.1 billion. While the year marked the third highest of all time and the third straight year that eclipsed the $11 billion mark, much of that growth comes from increased ticket prices. Domestic movie attendance estimates are expected to hit lows not … Read more