Google’s 11th-hour intervention puts ‘revenge porn’ bill in New York back on ice

A New York state bill that would outlaw ‘revenge porn’ has been shelved until next year, after a late lobbying effort by tech giant Google succeeded in blocking a vote in the state Senate. The bill, which existed in legal limbo since 2013, was pushed through the State Assembly after a New York Post article […]

Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes (AAL, UAL)

Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press The Department of Homeland Security’s press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticized American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines on Wednesday. Earlier, the airlines had told the United States government to refrain from flying migrant children separated from their families on their aircraft. Houlton said the airlines did not understand US immigration laws […]

The shipping industry is back – and it has big implications for the global economy

Reuters Shipping is extremely important to almost everything delivered to businesses and people all around the globe.  The shipping industry made a big mistake in 2011, but looks to be corrected that mistake. You may not realise it, but nearly everything from toys to power tools that you buy at Wal-Mart, Takashimaya (in Singapore), or […]

Don Cheadle is Coming Back to Showtime With the Wall Street Comedy ‘Black Monday’

Two years after parting ways with Showtime with the end of House of Lies, Don Cheadle is returning to the network with a new comedy series. The new series is called Black Monday, and has been ordered by Showtime for a 2019 series premiere. Cheadle will be starring in the Wall Street comedy Black Monday alongside Girls‘ Andrew Rannells and Girls […]

Rate rises affect global markets—and may feed back to America

ON JUNE 13th the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point, the seventh such increase since it began shouldering rates away from zero in December 2015. Markets shrugged—a rather different reaction from the one that followed a policy adjustment made five years ago this month. The chairman then, […]

The mysterious trader known as ’50 Cent’ appears to be back betting on more stock market chaos

Twitter / Cantor Relief The mysterious volatility trader known as “50 Cent” appears to have made some new bets this week that the stock market will see turbulence over the summer. The trades match a growing sentiment across Wall Street that the stock market could be in for a rocky ride over the next few […]

‘GLOW’ Season 2 Trailer: The Gorgeous Ladies of Westling Are Back

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are back in the GLOW season 2 trailer. Netflix’s comedy series set in the world of 1980s women’s wrestling returns later this month, with a whole new season full of body slams and emotional stakes. Watch the high-energy trailer below. GLOW Season 2 Trailer GLOW is one of Netflix’s best shows […]