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American Brooks Koepka wins US Open

American Brooks Koepka won the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills by four shots US Open, fourth round +1 B Koepka (US); +2 T Fleetwood (Eng); +3 D Johnson (US); +4 P Reed (US); +5 T Finau (US) Selected others:+6 T Hatton (Eng), H Stenson (Swe); +7 J Rose (Eng); +8 R Knox...
Yemen: Understanding the conflict

Yemen: Understanding the conflict

The military conflict now escalating in Yemen threatens the lives of more than 250,000 people in the port city Hodeidah while 8 million more people across Yemen already risk starvation. The country is also facing the “worst cholera outbreak in modern history.” I am a...

How Pixar’s Latest Adorable Short Film Makes History

Warning: This story has SPOILERS for the Pixar short film Bao. It was only after Domee Shi had finished Bao — her first short film for Pixar, currently playing with the studio’s new feature Incredibles 2 — that Shi allowed herself to recognize that she was...
Father’s Day tribute to Chris Cornell

Father’s Day tribute to Chris Cornell

17 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer’s wife, Vicky (r), and his children, Toni, Christopher and Lilli Jean, attended a vigil on the anniversary of his death last month Chris Cornell’s daughter has paid an emotional tribute to...

“Incredibles 2” Just Exploded Box Office Records

(As is often the case with animated features, Incredibles 2 is rolling out slowly internationally, opening in roughly 26% of all foreign markets, including Russia, Australia, and most of Latin America — leading to an overseas debut of $ 51.5 million.) According to...
General Electric faces fines over French jobs pledge

General Electric faces fines over French jobs pledge

General Electric faces fines over French jobs pledge 17 June 2018 Image copyright AFP France is threatening to take the unusual step of fining General Electric if it fails to create a set number of jobs in the country. It is claimed the US industrial giant will renege...
Gunmen injure 20 at all-night festival

Gunmen injure 20 at all-night festival

New Jersey arts festival: One shooter dead, 20 injured 17 June 2018 Image copyright Art All Night Image caption This photo, taken before the shooting, was posted on the event’s Facebook page At least 20 people, including a 13-year-old boy, were injured in a gun...

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