A trade truce between America and China is over as soon as it began

AFTER A WORKING dinner between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping on December 1st, it seemed as if a truce had been called in their two countries’ rumbling trade war. “This was an amazing and productive meeting,” said Mr Trump. But the truce is already at risk of unravelling. On December 5th Canada’s justice department […]

Daily Podcast: How Do You Make A Disney Movie About A Empathetic Dog Murderer? Daredevil, Snake Eyes, John Grisham, Oscars, Between Two Ferns, James Cameron & Tom Cruise

On the December 5, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk the latest film and tv news, including Daredevil, Snake Eyes, John Grisham, The Oscars, Cruella, Between Two Ferns and James Cameron & Tom Cruise. You can […]

5 key differences between Delta Force and SEAL Team 6

US Army SEAL Team 6, officially known as United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), and Delta Force, officially known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), are the most highly trained elite forces in the US military. Both are Special Missions Units (SMU) under the control of the secretive Joint Special Operations […]

Google Maps Street View: Shocking scene between two Russian women goes viral

Google Maps Street View has captured a rather alarming interaction between two women. The shocking scene was captured on the streets of Russia and has gone viral. The image shows the two women in the middle of a furious catfight. It has become so heated that one of them is on the ground while the […]

US sanctions & protectionism strengthen bonds between Russia and China

Energy ties between China and Russia will see deeper development as the neighboring countries are planning to jointly work on the Arctic shelf projects, according to Igor Sechin, CEO of Russia’s biggest oil company Rosneft. “New growth points in Russian-Chinese cooperation could be joint development of the oil and gas resources on the shelves of […]

Black box reveals the futile struggle between pilots and computer inside the cockpit of doomed Lion Air Flight JT610

Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images The pilots of last month’s doomed Lion Air Flight JT610 fought in a life-or-death tug-of-war with a malfunctioning automated flight system, data from the flight’s black box reviewed by the New York Times show. That struggle to keep the plane from nosediving ended when the almost new Boeing 737 Max hit the […]

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Tracking Between $30-$40 Million, But It Could Be Bigger

A ton of new releases are hitting theaters this week in an effort to convince families getting together for Thanksgiving to head off to their local multiplex. However, once Turkey Day is over, it’ll be a few weeks before another tentpole release hits theaters, and that’ll be an adventure for Spider-Man unlike any we’ve seen […]

New report reveals the behind-the-scenes battle between Trump’s team and Mueller over a possible interview on the Russia investigation

Alex Wong/Getty Images A new report from the Associated Press details the back-and-forth between President Donald Trump’s lawyers and the special counsel Robert Mueller over the terms of a potential interview with Trump. Their compromise? Written answers to questions, which were delivered on Tuesday. Logistics for an interview at Camp David on January 27 this […]

The benefits gap between high and low earners is widening

“I SEE PATIENTS every day who are going to have babies because they work at Facebook,” says Peter Klatsky of Spring Fertility clinic in Silicon Valley. Tech giants now include egg-freezing and in vitro fertilisation in their employees’ health coverage. But even as high-earning Americans have the cost of making a baby covered by their […]

People are furiously speculating that Amazon could be getting more tax benefits by splitting its HQ2 between 2 cities — but it’s too early to say whether that will happen (AMZN)

Cliff Owen/AP Amazon is reportedly planning to split its second headquarters, HQ2, between two locations: Long Island City in New York and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, according to The New York Times. Some people are speculating as to whether Amazon will be able to double up on some of the proposed financial […]