A newly released ‘Game of Thrones’ script settles the question of whether 2 fan favorites died

HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for the “Game of Thrones” season seven finale. The seventh season finale of “Game of Thrones” left fans with shocking deaths and revelations to mull over while we wait for the coming final installment of HBO’s hit series. But one dramatic scene in particular plagued many people: The destruction of the […]

Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

The Supreme Court of Canada will rule Friday on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients’ health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International in the newest chapter in the province’s legal fight to force cigarette makers to compensate the province for the cost of treating tobacco-related illnesses.

People are wildly polarized on whether they trust Facebook

Getty Images A new Survata survey seen by Business Insider shows that people are massively polarized about whether they trust Facebook or not. That’s after months of scandal over Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data. The survey showed that Facebook ranked lower on trust than Google, YouTube, and eBay — but higher than Instagram. Survata […]

Germans split on whether Merkel should remain chancellor, poll shows amid coalition feud

A new poll shows that some 43 percent of Germans believe that Chancellor Angela Merkel should step down. It comes amid fears that her rift with Bavaria over ‘open-door’ migrant policy may plunge the coalition into crisis. A YouGov poll, which was conducted ahead of Sunday’s emergency EU meeting called by Merkel in an attempt […]

Trump to decide whether or not to hit China with about $50 billion in tariffs

Pool/Thomas Peter via Associated Press President Donald Trump will meet with his top trade advisers on Thursday to decide whether to activate threatened tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese goods, a senior Trump administration official said. An official said that a draft document showed that the list would be close to $ 50 billion, […]

A new type of counseling gives struggling couples 8 hours to decide whether to stay married

Universal Pictures A marriage on the brink of divorce can potentially benefit from discernment counseling. In one to five sessions, a discernment counselor helps the couple decide whether to stay married as they are, start the divorce process, or seek couples therapy. The process is focused on understanding how the marriage got to this point, […]

Why we care whether everyone heard ‘laurel’ or ‘yanny’

Earlier this week, the internet erupted around a new obsession tailor-made to go viral. It started with a one-word snippet of recorded audio that had actually been circling the web for awhile, but unclear pronunciation made it an aural Rorschach. The question ‘Do you hear ‘laurel’ or ‘yanny?” rallied everyone to pick a side. But […]

Netflix is giving us more Ricky Gervais whether we want it or not

Netflix has ordered a new series called After Life from Ricky Gervais, Variety reports. It centers on a man named Tony, played by Gervais, whose wife dies unexpectedly. Tony initially considers suicide but then decides he’ll live his life saying and doing whatever he pleases, no matter the consequences. He chooses to do this as […]

Rudy Giuliani dropped an ominous hint about whether a Trump-Mueller interview is going to happen

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani said he thinks there is a “50/50” chance special counsel Robert Mueller will subpoena President Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election, the Trump campaign’s possible involvement, and whether Trump obstructed justice after the Russia probe began. Giuliani’s remark […]

Stormy Daniels just released a sketch of the man she said threatened her in 2011 — and the internet is torn over whether it looks more like Tom Brady or Willem Dafoe

Screenshot/The View The porn star Stormy Daniels on Tuesday released a sketch of a man she said threatened her in a parking lot in 2011. The internet quickly began identifying celebrities who seemed to bear a resemblance to the man. There was disagreement. Some said Tom Brady; others said Willem Dafoe. The porn star Stormy […]