FCC votes to end US net neutrality

December 14, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission has voted to end the 2015 Open Internet Order which protects net neutrality in the United States. The decision was taken during a much-anticipated meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday Net neutrality requires all internet service providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally, without blocking, “throttling” or censoring services or websites. The… Read more

Paul Ryan plans to retire next year

December 14, 2017

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan plans to retire after the 2018 midterm elections, capping his Capitol Hill career with tax cuts and possibly welfare reform, according to a report Thursday. Mr. Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, made his exit plans known to those close to him, Politico reported. His retirement has been whispered about in the halls of… Read more

Disney buys much of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox in deal that will reshape Hollywood

December 14, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co. has finalized a $52.4 billion deal to buy much of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire, a blockbuster union that would radically transform Hollywood into a land of fewer giants. The stock deal, which Disney announced Thursday morning, represents Disney’s boldest acquisition yet. If regulators approve it, the Burbank behemoth would take… Read more

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

December 13, 2017

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars. “This time we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprint,” Trump said at a White House ceremony as he signed the new space policy… Read more

Who Voted for Doug Jones?

December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones won the special election for the Alabama Senate seat on Tuesday night, defeating Republican candidate Roy Moore after a bitter election that captivated national attention for weeks. Jones won the election with 49.8 percent of the vote, while Moore received 48.5 percent. Write-in candidates made up 1.7 percent of votes in the race,… Read more

Here’s How to Prepare For ‘The Last Jedi’

December 12, 2017

The hype for Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi has reached critical levels, thanks to the overwhelmingly positive reviews that flooded in after Monday night’s press previews in New York, London and L.A. To avoid the inevitable spoilers that will be unavoidable after the film’s release on Friday, super fans can check out Episode VIII… Read more