COD Blackout will challenge Fortnite and PUBG for Battle Royale dominance

The hype has already started around the launch of COD Blackout, and it’s all based on the initial reaction to this week’s beta. It’s the first time a lot of players have been able to trial the new mode, which is still being tinkered with. The overall feedback has been positive, although Treyarch has confirmed […]

Synchronized swimmers extend Russia’s dominance at European Championships

Russia’s synchronized swimmers continued their country’s winning run at the European Championships in Glasgow, adding two more gold medals to the team’s tally. READ MORE: Russia riding high in Euro Champs medals table after victory for cyclists, synchronized swimmers On Tuesday, Aleksandr Maltsev and Maya Gurbanberdieva won the duet free routine mixed final, posting a meet-high […]

Trade war to accelerate decline of US empire as China & India dominance grows – Dr. Doom Marc Faber

US influence on the global economy has been gradually falling, and emerging economies like China and India can overtake the US as global leaders, according to Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report. Read more “The US as an empire against the rest of the world peaked in 1950s or […]

Match Group buys Hinge on its way to dating dominance

Match Group, the company that owns Tinder, has bought a controlling stake in Hinge, which was redesigned to cater to individuals seeking relationships instead of the casual dating (and hookup) culture prevalent in other dating apps. This adds the ‘anti-Tinder’ to the company’s collection of other online services OkCupid, PlentyOfFish and, adding to its […]

US stages Alaska drills ‘to fight & win Arctic’ in face of Russian dominance (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

It seems the battle for Arctic dominance continues with US forces conducting large-scale military exercises in Alaska this month to train troops “to fight and win in the Arctic.” The Arctic is a mineral-rich area and important strategic zone, particularly as melting ice makes the region more accessible. While many nations, including Finland, Norway, Canada […]

Scandal/HTGAWM Crossover Preview: Olivia and Annalise Struggle for Dominance, Redemption

The long-awaited Shondaland crossover promises more drama than you can… handle. (Sorry.) As seen in the final moments of the most recent of How to Get Away With Murder, Annalise Keating is turning to Scandal‘s Olivia Pope for help with her class-action lawsuit, giving birth to an uneasy partnership in Thursday’s two-hour event (ABC, 9/8c). “They both […]

Trump’s ‘energy dominance’ strategy is undercutting Russia’s influence and business in Europe

Mark Lyons/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s administration has started to make some of the first LNG deliveries to Eastern Europe, and it undercuts Russia’s influence and business in the region. By providing an alternative source of energy, Eastern European countries won’t have to rely as much on Russia, which has weilded its influence heavily there. […]

2018 Nissan Titan In-Depth Review: An Attempt to Disrupt Domestic-Truck Dominance

– The Titan is a valiant attempt to topple domestic rivals that have sat atop the Mount Olympus of full-size-pickup sales for decades. Although it lacks the recognition and respect of Ford, General Motors, and Ram alternatives, the Nissan uses the same big-truck formula. Its standard 390-hp V-8 and seven-speed automatic are effective partners, but […]