Image copyright Reuters Image caption Theresa May at a campaign event in Wales It’s not even accurate to call it a forgettable election. Most Americans, I feel confident in saying, aren’t aware it’s even taking place. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeremy Corbyn arrives for a campaign speech Many of the American revolutionaries, foremost amongst them the voguish Alexander Hamilton, were arch-monarchists. Their gripe with King George was that he exercised too little power rather than too much: they wanted him to use his royal prerogative to overrule parliament over its much-hated tax regime. America’s royal obsession sometimes has […]
(CNN)Twin car bombings just hours apart have targeted two groups of people going about their daily lives in Baghdad — young families having a late-night Ramadan snack and older city residents collecting their pensions. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/30/middleeast/baghdad-ice-cream-shop-bombing/index.html
Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders both started out as rank outsiders and have similar ideology. Dan Roberts, who has followed both campaigns, compares their appeal Just as I was wondering if I had come to the right place, out of the drizzle stepped a familiar figure. Sorry about the rain, Jeremy Corbyn told the crowd waiting in a park in Southall, west London, before launching into an eerily familiar speech. For more than a year, I had followed an almost identical politician around the United States, where the climate was more extreme than the London suburbs. From blizzards of New […]
In Logan Lucky, they play Southern nitwits turned criminal masterminds who hatch a plan for a detailed heist during a NASCAR race. Riley Keough plays the protagonists sister, who joins their scheme with the help of Joe Bang (Daniel Craig), a prison inmate who knows a thing or two about blowing up bank vaults. Also on hand to test out their Southern charm: Hilary Swank, Katherine Waterston, Katie Holmes, Seth MacFarlane, Sebastian Stan and Jim OHeir.
The Spanish drivers aggression shone through at the Brickyard. He will surely be back for another shot at the second leg of motor sports triple crown More than a few questioned Fernando Alonsos decision motor sports triple crown last month. But when that day finally came on Sunday, it was clear that he had made the right choice the days Monaco results another scoreless happened on lap 53, when British driver Jay Howard bounced off the turn two barrier and down into the nosecone of pole sitter Scott Dixon. Play Video 0:41 Indys time worn Victory Circle tradition. I didnt […]
During the election campaign politicians have been keen to pledge support for women born in the 1950s who have been angered by raises in the age at which they qualify for a state pension. In thousands of cases women have seen the age for which they can claim moved back by 18 months. They have been caught up in government efforts to cut the mounting costs of paying for the state pension and to equalise the age at which men and women receive the state pension. That effort goes back decades, so to help understand the issue here is a […]
The TechCrunch guests will be joining our stage for fireside chats. Today were delighted to announce Uri Levine co-founder of Waze will be speaking. Uri Levine is a passionate serial entrepreneur and disruptor. He co-founded Waze, the worlds largest driving traffic and navigation app, with more than 250M drivers around the globe, which was acquired by Google on June 2013 for more than $1.1 billion. After Waze, he co-founded and is acts as chairman or board member in several startups. Levine focuses mainly on consumer services, with the agenda of create a lot of value to a lot of users, […]
Watching the Fox News anchor give credence to a bogus story linking a murdered DNC staffer to WikiLeaks is painful and deeply disturbing Persistence is a funny thing. Either its an exalted sign of a noble being willing to suffer a task against all odds, or its an indication of an idiot unwilling to change his mind. Fox Newss Sean Hannity likes to think he fits into the former camp. But even Fox News knows he belongs in the latter. The latest reason? Hannity persists in peddling a thoroughly debunked conspiracy theory that is not just brazenly misguided (its a […]