9 actors who have publicly denounced Woody Allen or donated their salaries to charity after working on his movies

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty As the #MeToo movement gained momentum in Hollywood following the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations, Dylan Farrow asked pointedly in a Los Angeles Times op-ed in December, “Why has the #MeToo revolution spared Woody Allen?” In 1993, Allen faced accusations that he had sexually abused Farrow, his then-seven-year-old More...

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Craft Beer Is the Strangest, Happiest Economic Story in America

The monopolies are coming. In almost every economic sector, including television, books, music, groceries, pharmacies, and advertising, a handful of companies control a prodigious share of the market. The beer industry More...

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Iris Automation raises $8 million to help autonomous flying machines avoid collisions

Iris Automation, a San Francisco-based startup that’s building collision avoidance systems for industrial drones and other autonomous flying machines, has closed an $ 8 million Series A round of funding More...

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A powerful Middle Eastern financier and a billionaire football club owner just traded blows over a £350 million deal to buy Premier League team Newcastle United

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Powerful Middle Eastern financier Amanda Staveley has countered Mike Ashley’s claim that her efforts to take over Newcastle United were a waste of time. Staveley has made a hat-trick More...

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Despite Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One sales still ‘on a record-setting pace’

Console gaming is hot, and the Nintendo Switch is a big reason for that. Through the first 10 months of a console’s life, Nintendo’s hybrid home/handheld system is the fastest-selling system ever in More...

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NPD: Nintendo Switch was No. 1 in December, but Xbox One outsold PS4

The Nintendo Switch was the No.-1-selling game console in December, but Microsoft’s Xbox One family of consoles outsold Sony’s PlayStation 4, according to market researcher NPD Group. It’s no More...

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Genderwrecked review — soul-searching in a postapocalyptic wasteland

REVIEW: In most postapocalyptic games, you’re struggling to survive. But in Genderwrecked’s world, you don’t face zombies or scrounge for supplies. Your mission sends you on an urgent search More...

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U.S. Senate passes bill to renew NSA warrantless internet surveillance

(Reuters) — The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil More...

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Radio Atlantic: Bricks, Clicks, and the Future of Shopping

The ‘retail apocalypse’ is upon us, they say. In the United States, 2017 saw emptied malls, shuttered department stores, and once-iconic brands falling into bankruptcy. Yet retail spending continues More...

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Top Trump lawyer reportedly went extraordinary lengths to quietly pay porn star ‘Stormy Daniels’ $130,000

Stephanie Keith/Reuters Michael Cohen, a lawyer to President Donald Trump, allegedly organized a private, Delaware-based limited-liability company to transfer a $ 130,000 payment to an adult-film star who said More...

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