Why Argentine orthodoxy has worked no better than Turkish iconoclasm

WHEN an emerging market loses favour with its creditors, how should its government respond? The policy prescriptions do not typically include intimidating the central bank, railing against the “interest-rate lobby”, falling out with allies, eschewing the IMF’s help, pouring scorn on the dollar or appointing the president’s son-in-law as finance minister. Turkey has done all […]

A priest accused of sexually abusing 3 boys in the 1970s worked at Walt Disney World for 15 years with a reference from the church

REUTERS/Jim Young The Reverend Edward Ganster is among hundreds of priests named in the Pennsylvania grand jury investigation that revealed a mass child abuse scandal across six Catholic Church dioceses. Ganster was first accused of abusing a teenage boy in 1977 when he was a priest at St. Joseph’s Church in Easton. He left the […]

Cambodia’s last independent paper was sold to the owner of a PR company that once worked for the prime minister

Cambodia’s last independent English-language daily has been sold to the owner of a public relations firm with links to current Prime Minister Hun Sen.  The PR firm lists “Cambodia and Hun Sen’s entry into the Government seat” among its previous work. Sen has overseen a sweeping media crackdown ahead of elections in July, with radio stations […]

I tried Khloe Kardashian’s go-to ‘booty sculptor’ workout for 2 weeks and it actually worked

Khloe Kardashian is known for her strict diet and workout regimens.  On her app, Khloe shared how she got a great booty outside of the gym with the DB Method. We tried the at-home workout machine for two weeks to see if it really sculpted our booty —  and it worked. Love ’em or hate ’em, the Kardashians are […]

Bond Watch: ‘Bond 25’ Screenplay Being Worked On By ‘Trainspotting’ Writer

Danny Boyle may be the frontrunner to helm Bond 25, and if he takes the gig, it could reunite him with Trainspotting screenwriter John Hodge. More on the Bond 25 screenplay below. Bond Watch! It’s been less than 24 hours since word broke that Danny Boyle was the frontrunner to direct the next James Bond film. Now, here’s an […]

A BRIT Awards set designer who’s worked on Coldplay tours and Glastonbury told us the craziest demands she’s had from a band or artist

Misty Buckley Misty Buckley is one of the most important people behind the scenes at this year’s BRIT Awards, and is in charge of designing the awards show set Her job is to make this year’s set “bigger and better” than last year’s show, which featured a George Michael tribute. She’s worked on Glastonbury, the 2012 […]

A key Samsung executive who worked on Bixby, Knox, and Samsung Pay is joining Google (SSNLF, GOOG)

Samsung’s former chief technology officer (CTO) Injong Rhee is joining Google, according to a new report from ZDNet. Rhee joined the Korean giant back in 2011, and has worked on a series of important projects such as Samsung Knox, the company’s enterprise security platform; Samsung Pay, its mobile payment system, and Bixby, the firm’s digital […]