Kim remains skeptical about Washington’s security pledge upon de-nuclearization – Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un finds it hard to trust US President Donald Trump’s assertions that the US would not seek to undermine his rule after Pyongyang gets rid of all its nukes, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said. Moon was speaking in the wake of the surprise talks he held with the North’s leader […]

Daily Podcast: The Most Horrifying Thing About ‘Solo’, ‘Bond 25’, ‘Show Dogs’, Dee Rees, and More

On the May 25, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Solo: A Star Wars Story, the Lando Calrissian movie, Bond 25, Show Dogs, Dee Rees’s […]

Harrison Ford Didn’t Care About ‘Star Wars’ – And That’s Why His Han Solo Was So Magical

Han Solo is the best human character in the Star Wars cinematic franchise, as played by someone who didn’t seem to care much about the vagaries of the series. This is the inherent paradox of the character brought to life by Harrison Ford, in a genuinely star-making performance. Before Star Wars, Ford had appeared in […]

Norway is worried about Russia’s increasing naval activity

NATO/FRAN CPO Christian Valverde LONDON (Reuters) – Russia has increased its naval activity in international waters close to Norway and its military capabilities are a growing concern, Norway’s navy chief said on Thursday. Norway has an Arctic border with Russia and its economy is highly reliant on its free access to the seas.See the rest […]

Why even bears about the government-bond market can find merit in Treasuries

JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, a quotable economist, observed that one of the deeper mysteries is why, in a falling market, there is still a buyer for every seller. It is a conundrum that bond investors must now contemplate. Since January the yield on a ten-year Treasury bond has risen (and thus bond prices have fallen) with […]

UFC is about to get a huge boost with casual sports fans thanks to $1.5 billion deal with ESPN

Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images The UFC is moving from Fox Sports to ESPN in a five-year deal worth $ 1.5 billion. The move will likely introduce a new audience to the world of mixed martial arts and will give ESPN plenty of opportunities to promote its new product. Fights will appear on both ESPN and the […]