Superhero Bits: DC TV Sets Comic-Con Panels, How Civil War Foreshadowed Infinity War Deaths & More

Did you notice how a scene in Captain America: Civil War foreshadowed the deaths of Infinity War? Which characters is John Hodgman interested in playing in the MCU? Which superhero TV shows will be coming to San Diego Comic-Con this year? Would you like to see Jane Levy as Batgirl? What seeds does the quantum […]

EU citizens at risk from May’s ‘hostile environment’ after Brexit, warns former UK civil service chief

Reuters Exclusive: The former head of the UK civil service tells BI that EU citizens could be targeted after Brexit. Lord Kerslake says the Home Office must reassure Europeans living in the UK that they will not suffer the same treatment as Windrush citizens. “Given what happened with Windrush, the onus is now on the […]

Facebook will conduct civil rights audit following bias allegations

Facebook has come under fire lately for accusations of racial and political bias, and it’s determined to address both of those claims head-on. The social media giant has committed to independent investigations that will scrutinize both its civil rights record and its alleged anti-conservative political bias. Civil liberties leader Laura Murphy will lead a civil […]

Captain America versus Iron Man: We debate who’s right in ‘Civil War’

Marvel Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) will reunite in “Avengers: Infinity War” for the first time since they fought in “Captain America: Civil War.” The two disagreed about whether superhumans should be forced to register with the government, with Cap anti-registration and Iron Man pro. Business Insider’s Carrie Wittmer and […]

Oil profits are fueling South Sudan’s civil war

Just two years after it gained independence from Sudan in 2011, oil-rich South Sudan plunged into a civil war that is still raging today—a civil war that is allegedly funded by oil revenues. Read more Impoverished South Sudan is rich in natural resources and oil revenue is the country’s main hard currency export income—it’s not […]

Nasdaq pours cold water on the arguments fueling a civil war on Wall Street

Thomson Reuters Traders have long griped about the cost of accessing exchanges’ proprietary data, but they’re overlooking key facts says Ed Knight, Nasdaq’s General Counsel.  In this op-ed, Knight says exchange innovation has actually democratized data and costs have only increased for traders because they have more options and products to use.  We operate in […]

‘We’ve got a problem here’: B.C. civil liberties group concerned doctor fingerprinted to prove his identity

A civil liberties association and doctors group in B.C. are raising concerns after a doctor whose name is similar to a sex offender’s was ordered to be fingerprinted to prove his identity. The doctor predicts all doctors and nurses will be required to be fingerprinted down the road — a suspicion the RCMP appears to […]

Craft beer and big beer are engaged in a ‘civil war’ — but they may have a bigger problem to worry about

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/Flickr Budweiser’s parent company says that it’s worried about wine and spirits — not craft beer.  Beer lost 10% of market share to wine and hard liquor from 2006 to 2016.  One craft brewer that was acquired by AB InBev said that the craft versus big beer debate is simply a […]