Senate GOP Blocks Gun Restriction That Even Trump DOJ Backs

In the months-old Senate battle over reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, the debate maintains returning to one issue in particular: closing the so-called boyfriend loophole. Republicans say the provision–which would thwart abusive date partners from accessing firearms–is too…

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Netflix earmarks $420M to fight Disney in India

Netflix continues to bet heavily on India, one of the world’s largest leisure markets, where it plays with more than three dozen competitors, including Disney. Reed Hastings, the chief executive of Netflix, said on thursday that the company is on…

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Portraits to challenge the Essex girl stereotype

A photographer who set out to captivate “Essex Girls” said he hoped the works would challenge the stereotype and show the diversity of women in the county. Southend-based Mark Massey, a designer who has largely coached himself photography, started development…

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Canva introduces video editing, has big plans for 2020

Canva, the design company with practically $250 million in funding, has today announced a variety of brand-new facets, including a video editing tool. The company has also announced Canva Apps, which gives developers and purchasers alike to build on top…

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The Good News Is Cutting Pollution Saves Lives Fast

Cities, and even some rural areas, are choking on bad breath. Study after study has encountered air pollution is among the largest causes of death globally, but little is being done. That’s a mistake: sickness and death rates fall astonishingly…

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You Can Go On A Holiday Stroll At Epcot To Score A Free Mickey Cookie

Walt Disney World Disney’s Festival Of The Holidays 2019 Passport At Epcot Is A Tasty Journey By Collette Reitz Dec 6, 2019 Mickey Mouse isn’t the first chap who comes to mind when you think of the celebration season, but…

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This Week in Apps: Black Fridays boost, security news and the years biggest apps

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the lotions they reinforce and the money that flows through everything is. What are developers speaking about? What do app publishers and marketers…

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How Adam Sandler Became the Face of Anxiety in Uncut Gems

In Uncut Gems , an indisputable Adam Sandler, instinctive, drooling, and mid-colonoscopy. The intro is a classic Safdie move–at once jarring( uncovered tibia ), funny( ass ), fast-paced, choppy, vaguely stressful, composed by Oneohtrix Point Never–but it’s also moderately brand-new…

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HMV faces the music in Christmas crunch test

A lot is travelling on the chain’s performance over the festive season. HMV has twice fallen into administration, in 2013 and 2018, and Mr Putman acknowledges that many beings didn’t expect his relaunch to last six months. After all, there…

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Teen’s Christmas lights show thrills crowd

Image copyright Ben Charles Image caption Ben Charles estimates more than 100 parties watched him switch on the latest display Mr Charles, a sixth former at St Martin’s School in Brentwood, said: “It is just a hobby. Some beings play…

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