November 16, 2019

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards

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By Jacob Siegal From BGR Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we still don’t have a price, a release date, […]

Ilhan Omar: The 9/11 row embroiling the US congresswoman

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From BBC A Democratic congresswoman says she will not be silenced after facing a barrage of criticism over comments she made about the 9/11 attacks – including from Donald Trump. The US president tweeted “WE WILL NEVER FORGET” alongside a video showing footage of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks spliced with a speech by Representative […]

Investors said to pull $10 billion from hedge funds

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From Newsmax Jittery investors reportedly have yanked more than $10 billion from hedge funds so far this year, with the bloodshed expected to continue. And the experts expect more redemptions this quarter due to the mix of poor returns and December usually being a month of “elevated” outflows, even during the boom times, according to […]

Tourist trampled to death while trying to take a picture of an elephant in Africa

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From Inquisitr The woman got too close to the wild herd in Zimbabwe, authorities said. A German tourist in Zimbabwe was trampled to death when she tried to take a picture of an elephant and ended up too close to the animal’s path. The incident happened in Mana Pools National Park, where authorities said the […]

New York Post highlights Cayman Islands in ” Caribbean getaway”

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By Cristina Slattery From New York Post “The Caribbean getaway perfect for both kids and parents” A family Caribbean vacation can feel as if you’re anywhere at all thanks to ubiquitous resorts with blasting pool music, gaudy playground colors and an over-abundance of so-so food that caters to the young ones. But there is another way […]

Jealous Guyanese man almost saws off wife’s head in Queens, New York

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From St Lucia News Online One year after a Guyanese man paid his wife US$9,000 to leave their homeland and join him in New York, he nearly decapitated her on a Queens street corner early Monday-sawing through her neck in front of a witness who mistakenly asked if he needed help before he realized the […]

New York Times admits biased coverage on Trump

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 By Sandy Fitzgerald from Newsmax New York Times Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. has admitted his paper underestimated Donald Trump’s support among American voters. Sulzberger promises to “rededicate ourselves” to the newspaper’s standards of reporting news “honestly,” but had the “Gray Lady” been fair to start with, it would not need to rededicate itself, New York […]

Why did a Jewish schools charity loan $2.3M to failing hedge fund?

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By Josh Nathan-Kazis From Forward A Jewish education charity made a $2.3 million loan to a failing hedge fund this May, two months before the hedge fund’s collapse. Torah Umesorah, also known as the National Society for Hebrew Day Schools, handed the money to a fund controlled by Platinum Partners at a time when the […]

Repairs begin on [Cayman Islands] coral reef damaged by collector Paul Allen’s yacht

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By Brian Boucher From artnet Washington State firm Polaris Applied Sciences has begun work to restore damage to the coral reef near the Cayman Islands that was reportedly caused by billionaire art collector Paul Allen’s yacht, according to the New York Post. Allen disputes whether it was his craft that did the damage, but all […]

Sanctioned big law associate sues NY Post, Daily News for Defamation

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By Scott Flaherty, From The Am Law Daily Former Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo associate Anthony Zappin, whose behavior during his divorce case earned him tabloid headlines and sanctions from a New York judge, has now lobbed defamation claims against the New York Post and New York Daily News. It’s been a tumultuous […]