Stories about Culture

Jun 15 2017

London fire: Grenfell Tower residents told to stay put

Fire and police officials have not specified what went wrong, but extensive video footage shows the flames climbing the exterior of the building at a remarkable pace. Aut...

Jun 15 2017

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Dodges Donald Trump Questions, Angering Democrats

His testimony came just six days after James Comey , the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, appeared before the same committee. Attorney General Jeff Se...

Jun 15 2017

UK PM May agrees 'outline' power deal with DUP

Although some results are still being counted, the final Conservative tally is expected to be 319, down from 331 in the last election in 2015. The UK citizens voted t...

Jun 15 2017

Sony: Over 60M PS4 Consoles and 487M Games Sold

This includes news for the next installment of the "Uncharted" franchise called " Uncharted: The Lost Legacy ". Previously announced games like the new God of War s...

Jun 15 2017

The Conjuring 2 spinoff The Crooked Man in the works

Wan will produce the picture along with Peter Safran , who also produced other installments of The Conjuring universe such as Annabelle , the upcoming Annabelle: Cre...

Jun 15 2017

Belleville man identified as Alexandria shooter

According to his office, he spoke to his wife by phone before going into surgery. He was a volunteer for the Bernie Sanders campaign in last year's election. Eventuall...

Jun 15 2017

Witness captures Alexandria shooting on cell phone

He has been identified as a 66-year-old man from Belleville, Illinois, which is a small city just across the Mississippi River from the city of St Louis, Missouri. Oh...

Jun 15 2017

London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno, At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

A newsletter past year advised residents that if there was a fire they should initially stay in their homes. London fire services managed to evacuate numerous residen...

Jun 15 2017

Traders see no further Fed rate rises until next year

The rate forecast, based on the individual projections for each member, envisions three more rate hikes in 2018 and three more in 2019. The estimate for the central b...

Jun 15 2017

Amid court battle, VidAngel relaunches service to filter Amazon, HBO, Netflix

The Utah business told the streaming companies about launching the new system, how it works, and how it could drive new sales and new users - "tens of thousands, if not h...

Jun 15 2017

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

Trump praised the Capitol police and local law enforcement who responded to the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia . Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who somet...

Jun 15 2017

UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

He said he could not say how many patients were taken to the hospital or give their conditions. They told her to run because there had been a shooting, she told CNN , ex...

Jun 15 2017

At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

Prime Minister Theresa May was said to be "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" and newly appointed police and fire minister Nick Hurd will chair a meeting of th...

Jun 15 2017

Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

The resolution "On the Importance of Moral Leadership", rewritten by the committee, was originally proposed by Tennessee pastor Micah Fries with exactly the same language...

Jun 15 2017

Congressman injured in shooting now in critical condition, hospital says

Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said five people were transported to hospital following the shooting , which broke out at arund 7 a.m. He thanked them for their...

Jun 15 2017

The Carderock Capital Management Inc. Reduces Position in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. Healthcor Management Lp decreased Merck & Co Inc (MRK) stake by 29.07% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock of Merck & Co.,...

Jun 15 2017

Watch the new 'DuckTales' opening title sequence, woo-ooo!

Titled "Woo-oo!", the premiere runs 24 times straight beginning at midnight. Be sure to check out the brand new DuckTales intro and theme song below to see if you're...

Jun 15 2017

Britain's Hammond to push for UK to stay in EU customs union

The Brexit negotiator asked London not to "waste time" and explained it will take "several months to draw out the conditions of an orderly withdrawal, with hard and sen...

Jun 15 2017

Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial

To many of those survivors, convicting Cosby over one incident is a kind of collective justice. The criminal case was reopened in 2015, after his previously-sealed te...

Jun 15 2017

Text of the Fed's statement after its meeting Wednesday

Despite it being a United States event, the rate decision from the Federal Reserve is front and centre for markets at the moment. And hiring in the United States remain...