US shares swing wildly after two days of losses

Business Business London shares hit lowest level since 2016 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 Facebook Messenger … Read more

Strong Taiwan quake topples buildings

Asia Asia Strong Taiwan quake topples buildings 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 Facebook Messenger Share this … Read more

Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak

Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak AFP Soldiers took on the work of guarding Pyeongchang’s ice arena ahead of the Winter Olympics Dozens of private security guards at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea have been taken to hospital with norovirus, prompting organisers to call in soldiers as guards instead.Vomiting and … Read more

South Africa suspends Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address

SA postpones Zuma state of nation speech 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 Facebook Messenger Share this … Read more

Elon Musk’s huge Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch

Science & Environment Science & Environment Elon Musk’s huge Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent 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 … Read more

John Mahoney Remembered by His ‘Frasier’ Co-Star Jane Leeves: ‘The Dearest Sweetest Man I Have Ever Known’

“Frasier” star John Mahoney, who died Sunday at age 77, was remembered Monday by his co-star Jane Leeves as “the dearest sweetest man I have ever known.” In a statement to TheWrap, Leeves, who played Daphne Moon on the NBC sitcom, said, “John was the dearest sweetest man I have ever known.” The actress, who … Read more

Quentin Tarantino Calls Uma Thurman’s ‘Kill Bill’ Car Crash ‘the Biggest Regret of My Life’

Several hours after Uma Thurman said she didn’t believe director Quentin Tarantino had “malicious intent” when he made her do a dangerous driving stunt in “Kill Bill,” the director called the incident “the biggest regret of my life.” Speaking to Deadline, Tarantino said “I am guilty, for putting her in that car, but not the … Read more

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Tour Bus in Fatal Crash on Snowy Iowa Highway

ABC A “Dancing with the Stars” tour bus was involved in a massive crash involving dozens of cars on a snow-covered stretch of 1-35 near Ames, Iowa on Monday. At least one person was killed and five others were sent to the hospital according to Iowa’s KCCI. DWTS crew and cast suffered only minor injuries, … Read more

Kobe Bryant, Diversity Talk Dominate Oscar Nominees Luncheon

Getty Images Two things conspired to give a shot of adrenaline to Monday’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon, which is normally one of the most reliable and sedate rituals of awards season. One was the turmoil that has wracked Hollywood since the Harvey Weinstein accusations surfaced in October, which cannot go unnoticed at any awards gathering this … Read more

Lady Doritos? Pepsi CEO Floats Separate ‘Snacks for Women,’ Internet Won’t Bite

Funky Tee/Creative Commons One of America’s favorite snacks, Doritos, is facing some backlash after the Super Bowl, and it isn’t because of an ad. Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo., talked about developing separate “snacks for women” on a recent episode of the Freakonomics Radio podcast. And Twitter finds that hard to swallow. Nooyi said … Read more