‘America First’ tariffs on imports spark Asia outcry

World World ‘America First’ tariffs on imports spark Asia outcry Image copyright AFP China says its fast-paced growth in the solar sector makes it a “target of protectionism” China and South Korea have vowed to defend their interests after the US slapped new tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels.The tariffs – of up … Read more

Alaska tsunami fears prompt brief evacuation

US & Canada US & Canada Alaska quake prompts tsunami alert Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Zimbabwe family leave Bangkok airport after three months

Zimbabwe family leave Bangkok airport after three months EPA The family said they faced persecution if they returned to Zimbabwe If you’ve ever complained about being forced to sleep in an airport after a delay, spare a thought for one Zimbabwean family who have finally left Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport where they’ve lived for the past … Read more

‘Ophelia’ Film Review: Daisy Ridley Gives Shakespeare’s Tragic Heroine a Provocative Do-Over

Sundance Film Festival We’ve had “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” and “Fortinbras Gets Drunk,” and now there’s “Ophelia,” an intelligent and gorgeous spin on Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” from the point of view of the melancholy prince’s beloved. “Hamlet” of course has its share of memorable characters — recall the bit player who claimed that the play … Read more

These Wrestling Fans Are Super Angry About Lack of Action at WWE Raw 25’s Second Venue (Video)

WWE’s Raw 25 event was supposed to be so big it needed two venues to properly contain all the action. So it was that fans were divvied up between Barclays Center and the Manhattan Center. But while Barclay’s attendees were treated in-person to some of the night’s biggest matches, the Manhattan Center fans apparently got … Read more

‘A Kid Like Jake’ Star Priyanka Chopra Says Gender Identity Story ‘Needs to be Told’ (Video)

“The world is in a place where we feel comfortable where we put everything in a box,” “A Kid Like Jake” star Priyanka Chopra told TheWrap at the Sundance Film Festival. “Everything can’t be put into a box, especially when it comes to something as relevant and as topical and as unspoken as a gender … Read more

Neil Diamond Retires From Touring After Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Following a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, singer-songwriter Neil Diamond has cancelled his upcoming Australia and New Zealand tour dates, and has announced he is retiring from concert touring effective immediately. “It is with great reluctance and disappointment that I announce my retirement from concert touring” Diamond said in a statement posted to his official … Read more

Sundance: Every Movie Sold So Far – And It Ain’t Much

Content quality might be especially high for diverse filmmakers at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but wallets have been frozen shut when it comes to dealmaking. Indie distributors have barely moved on several buzzy titles up for acquisition, though TheWrap has exclusively reported on a few big deals and two hot bidding wars. “No one … Read more

The #SchumerShutdown Hashtag Is Getting A Big Boost From Russian Bots

The #SchumerShutdown Hashtag Is Getting A Big Boost From Russian BotsWASHINGTON ― As lawmakers wage a messaging war over who caused the government shutdown, Republicans and the White House are getting a big boost in their efforts to blame Democrats for the mess ― from the Russians.WASHINGTON ― As lawmakers wage a messaging war over … Read more

Bernie Sanders denounces 'outrageous' Trump ad as 'so sad for our country'

Trump’s language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpitsThe ‘Sisterhood of the Van,’ one year after the Women’s MarchPrice hike would make national parks look like ‘exclusive club,’ resigning NPS board member saysPhotos: 2nd annual Women’s March: A multi-city mass rally