Jack Ma said Trump’s trade war with China will wreck Alibaba’s plans to add 1 million US jobs (BABA)

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said that the US-China trade war will wreck the company’s pledge to help create 1 million US jobs. The comment, made in an interview with Chinese media outlet Xinhua, comes two days after Trump announced a fresh set of tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Ma also said […]

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their sentences

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said two jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their seven-year sentences, and that their jailing had nothing to do with freedom of expression. Punishment for the two journalists sparked worldwide criticism. They had been reporting on Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims when they were […]

Rudy Giuliani reportedly said he and Trump discussed a possible pardon for Manafort, but said they’re unsure about the political fallout

Drew Angerer/Getty President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani talked about the pros and cons of pardoning Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. Manafort was convicted on eight counts of financial fraud a day earlier. Trump has since distanced himself from Manafort and asserted that “it doesn’t […]

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande were whispering to each other during at the VMAs and everyone’s dying to know what they said

MTV Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande sat by each other at the MTV Video Music Awards.  During one commercial break, they talked privately into each other’s ears.  Videos and GIFs of the behind-the-scenes moment are circulating online.  Everyone’s dying to know what had them laughing and rolling their eyes. One of the highlights of Monday […]

28 States Said 'No' to Bare-Knuckle Boxing. But 1 Said 'Yes'

This story first ran before a June 2 bare-knuckle boxing event in Cheyenne, Wyoming. A second, 14-fight event is now scheduled for August 25 in Biloxi, Mississippi. It will air nationwide on pay-per-view. When Philadelphia-based fight promoter David Feldman met Bobby Gunn in 2008, Feldman knew he needed to get the hulking Canadian underground fighting […]

Meghan Markle said she was ‘complete with or without a partner’ in an open letter to herself from 2014

WPA Pool/Getty Images Meghan Markle turned 37 years old on Saturday, August 4. On her 33rd birthday, Markle published an open letter to herself and her fans on her now-defunct website, The Tig. She wrote about facing challenges in her youth and learning how to be kind to herself. “You need to know that you’re […]

UKIP will reportedly join Steve Bannon’s foundation to spread far-right propaganda across Europe — and the EU is said to be spooked

Matt Cardy/Getty; Sean Gallup/Getty Steve Bannon is setting up a new foundation to bolster anti-EU populists in Europe. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has pledged to join it, The Independent reports. The EU is reportedly spooked by the project, and it could have an impact on Brexit negotiations. Layla Moran MP called it an “unholy […]

How is Kate Middleton celebrating Prince George’s birthday? Family said to be HERE

Kate Middleton, 36, and Prince William, 36, will celebrate Prince George’s fifth birthday tomorrow. The Duchess of Cambridge is likely to have something special planned for her eldest child. But it seems he won’t be indulging in a big party with lots of other children and a clown – instead the future King is thought […]

‘Why should this president have any credibility?’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders goes back-and-forth with reporter 16 times over what Trump meant when he said ‘No’

The White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and reporters sparred during the White House press briefing on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump said “no” after a reporter asked him whether the US is still a target of Russian-led cyberattacks and meddling into US elections. That directly contradicts what the director of […]