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‘Silicon Valley’ cleverly follows the Pied Piper story to a logical end

‘Silicon Valley’ cleverly follows the Pied Piper story to a logical end

The following contains spoilers about the “Silicon Valley” series finale. “Silicon Valley” is one of those shows that’s easy to overlook — despite a pair of Emmy nominations as best comedy — beyond the core audience devoted to its nerd-heavy tech world. Like its characters, the HBO show is more low-key and understated than many…MORE

Asia markets seesaw on caution as traders look for potential trade deal

Asia markets seesaw on caution as traders look for potential trade deal

Asian markets seesawed on Monday as traders cautiously await the progress on a trade deal before the December 15 deadline for a new round of US tariffs on Chinese goods. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.5%. The market also got a boost after Japan revised its gross domestic product growth to an annualized 1.8% for the…MORE

Miss South Africa crowned 2019 Miss Universe

Miss South Africa crowned 2019 Miss Universe

Miss South Africa rules all. Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe Sunday night after excelling through rounds of swimsuit and evening gown struts, questions on social issues and one final chance to explain why she was the right choice. “I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me — with my…MORE

Meet the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year

Meet the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year

It’s something that girls and young women in western countries can’t imagine: missing school, even dropping out, because of their periods. Yet as many as half the girls in rural parts of Ethiopia miss school for reasons related to their periods — and that can have a devastating effect on their education and the rest…MORE

Have Trump and Kim Jong Un fallen out of ‘love’?

Have Trump and Kim Jong Un fallen out of ‘love’?

So much for falling “in love.” North Korea is celebrating a “very important test” at a launch site that US President Donald Trump declared would be dismantled earlier this year — the real-life culmination of a recent exchange of verbal projectiles across the Pacific. Last week, Trump blasted Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man,” and…MORE

Washington Post: Barr told Trump he was not being well served by Giuliani

Washington Post: Barr told Trump he was not being well served by Giuliani

Attorney General William Barr counseled President Donald Trump that his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has become a liability for his administration, The Washington Post reported Sunday, citing people familiar with the conversations. In one instance, the Post said, Barr warned Trump that Giuliani was not serving him well as his lawyer, according to one person…MORE

Elizabeth Warren made at least $1.9 million for past private legal work

Elizabeth Warren made at least $1.9 million for past private legal work

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Sunday night released new details about her time doing corporate legal work, a period going back more than 30 years in which she made at least $1.9 million from private clients. The disclosure comes as she faces pressure from South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who has been pushing the Massachusetts…MORE

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine meet again in trailer for ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine meet again in trailer for ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

She will fight for those who cannot fight for themselves. That’s because she’s Wonder Woman, and now she’s finally back. The first trailer for “Wonder Woman 1984,” starring Gal Gadot, was released Sunday, and fans have a lot to look forward to. The first look at the highly anticipated follow-up to “Wonder Woman” shows Diana…MORE

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