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Snapchat creators earn serious money from making photo filters

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:54
Eighteen-year-old Ana Casciello couldn't find a filter she wanted for her Snapchat photo that matched her personal style.

'Avengers: Endgame' screenwriters really wanted to deliver a satisfying conclusion

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:46
One would imagine that as the screenwriting duo of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely began to tackle their sixth and, for now at least, final film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Avengers: Endgame," they would've walked into the assignment with all the swagger of Tony Stark, or the resolute righteousness of Steve Rogers.

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes set to perform at the VMAs

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:27
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards, along with Lizzo, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Lil Nas X and Rosalía, MTV has announced.

1 million jobs are at risk in India as auto sales slump

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:24
Just two years ago, India's huge car market was booming and global players were rushing to invest. Now it's been slammed into reverse.

Brad Falchuk, Gwyneth Paltrow's husband, has something to say

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:21
Brad Falchuk, the TV producer responsible for co-creating hits including "Glee" and the now Emmy-nominated "Pose," recently opened up to WSJ Magazine about his many projects and his marriage to Gwyneth Paltrow.

Police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:57
Police in riot gear clash with protesters at the Hong Kong international airport.

Khalid announces El Paso benefit concert details

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:53
Singer Khalid's concert to benefit victims of the mass shooting in El Paso has been set for September 1.

Bebe Rexha claps back at 'male music executive' who said she's 'too old to be sexy'

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:50
Bebe Rexha is 29 and, according to her, she's already being labeled as too old to be sexy.

Singapore is heading for a recession

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:47
Singapore could be heading for a recession after it reported a big drop in economic activity in the second quarter of the year.

Exomars: Parachute test failure threat to launch date

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 13:45
A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.

Scientists one step closer to Ebola cure

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 13:20
The World Health Organization has decided to narrow an experiment with Ebola patients to two treatments that show real promise.

Putin's private army tightens Moscow's grip on Africa

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 13:00
• WATCH: Meet the chain-smoking former Wagner mercenary • WATCH: Russian mercenaries creep into Africa

Greta Thunberg's zero carbon journey

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:09
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg will travel to New York on a boat with very few home comforts.

Priyanka Chopra's blind patriotism

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:29
"Whenever you're done venting ... got it, done? Okay, cool," is the dismissive way Bollywood starlet and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra began her response to a question posed by Ayesha Malik, a Pakistani woman, who confronted the actress over why (despite her role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador) she had "encourage[ed] nuclear war against Pakistan"

Alanis Morissette announces the birth of her third child

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:37
Alanis Morissette announced the birth of her third child, a baby boy, Monday on Instagram.

Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:15
Passengers in Hong Kong are still experiencing flight disruptions on Tuesday, as pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set to enter their fifth day.

Russian mercenaries creep into Africa

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 04:41
Russia wants to re-assert itself as a major player in Africa. What's the strategy? Putin's private army and some clever PR.

John Oliver tackles Trump's 'lack of humanity' in response to mass shootings

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:49
John Oliver was not impressed President Donald Trump's response to the recent mass shootings.

Taylor Swift responds to those 'Drunk Taylor' memes

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:14
Taylor Swift's party antics were trending all weekend and she is into it.

Apple releases first look at 'The Morning Show'

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:01
Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell and Jennifer Aniston are ready to give viewers the full story on "The Morning Show," a new drama coming to Apple TV+.
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