Month: July 2019

GameDaily Connect USA 2019: How Netmarble will grow its U.S. business

Simon Sim, CEO of Netmarble U.S., will sit down for a chat about the mobile industry and more at GameDaily Connect in Disneyland. Netmarble might be one of the largest games companies that most Western gamers haven’t heard of. The…

Yasiel Puig, traded to Indians, gets in a brawl in the final game with Reds

Yasiel Puig played his final game in Cincinnati as a Red on Tuesday night and went out fighting. Puig got ejected after a bench-clearing brawl broke out in the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game between the Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Celine Dion’s outfits take Paris Fashion Week by storm

Paris Fashion Week is currently underway and Celine Dion is stealing the show. The prolific singer donned several colorful outfits throughout the week, with one dress even coming dangerously close to causing a wardrobe malfunction. Fortunately, Dion’s other fashion choices went forward without incident.

Historic Catholic church in Texas burns to the ground, ATF investigates

A historic 124-year-old Roman Catholic church in a rural Texas farming town that serves 244 families burned to the ground on Monday. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives along with the State Fire Marshal’s Office continued to sift through the…

Nissan to slash 12,500 jobs with an eye toward a turnaround

TOKYO — Nissan is slashing 12,500 jobs or about 9% of its global workforce to cut costs and achieve a turnaround amid tumbling profits, the Japanese automaker said Thursday. Nissan Motor Co. also said it will cut global production capacity…

Malala Would Have To Remove Her Headscarf To Teach In Quebec: Education Minister

Quebec’s education minister is facing criticism for tweeting a photo of himself with Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai after his government banned public employees from wearing headscarves like hers.

With $2.1 million price tag, families fight to get the lifesaving drug for babies covered

When the Food and Drug Administration approved Zolgensma, a lifesaving medication to treat spinal muscular atrophy, parents of young children with the rare and fatal disease rejoiced. But that relief was quickly tempered by the price tag: $2.1 million — the…

The Latest: Wisconsin sheriff draws a parallel with Closs case

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of four people in weekend attacks at two homes in Wisconsin (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin say a man suspected of killing four people may have been…

The 15 best fashion sales happening this week

I’m not ashamed to admit that shopping is my own personal form of therapy. Clicking that adds to cart button just soothes me. I guess you could call me a shopaholic, but I personally like to frame it as though I’m helping…

What Do The Original ‘Lion King’ Animators Think Of The Remake?

As if it’s 1994 all over again, “The Lion King” is monopolizing pop culture. For two consecutive weeks, Disney’s pseudo-live-action remake has conquered the box office, already accumulating $1 billion in global grosses. This time around, no one can claim they’re surprised.  Audiences…