Scorsese's film is based on the award-winning 2017 true crime book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI which looks at the murders of the 1920s that took place in an Oklahoman Native American reservation which led to a major federal investigation. … [Read more...] about Martin Scorsese holds talks with Apple and Netflix to produce new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio after ballooning $200 million budget scares off Paramount
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US stocks finished mostly higher on Friday after President Donald Trump announced measures against China in response to new security legislation that were less threatening to the US economy than investors had feared. The Dow ended the session slightly lower, but all three indexes rose for the week and registered a second straight month of gains. The S&P 500 added 17.8% for April and May, its biggest two-month percentage gain since 2009. The S&P 500 initially extended losses after Trump said he was directing his administration to begin the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong in response to China's plans to impose new security legislation in the semi-autonomous territory. But Trump made no mention of any action that could undermine the Phase One trade deal that Washington and Beijing struck early this year, a concern that had cast a cloud over the market throughout the week. "He began speaking in a very tough tone," said Chris Zaccarelli, chief investment … [Read more...] about Wall Street ends mostly higher as US-China spat simmers
The UFC staged three shows in Jacksonville, Florida, earlier this month while waiting to get approval from the Nevada commission to return to its hometown. The UFC is expected to stage several domestic cards in Las Vegas over the upcoming weeks, and President Dana White still intends to hold other shows on a private island for fighters not based in the US. … [Read more...] about What happens in Vegas… must be in line with the covid rules: World’s most famous gambling and bachelor party mecca reopens NEXT WEEK – but will the new safety guidelines ruin the party?
Till a few weeks ago, the prospect of teaching online a course on Contemporary India to Australian Students from the University of Melbourne seemed daunting to this writer. But with slides of Ambedkar, Gandhi and even snippets from the movies of Satyajit Ray, the enormous potential of online learning became obvious; the students were excited intellectually by both the robustness of Indian democracy, and the diversity of its experience as a federation. Although the course was on India, the enormous potential of young Australians and Indians working and building fresh order in a turbulent world became starkly obvious. The virtual summit, in this sense, could not have been better timed. … [Read more...] about Anchoring ties with Canberra the virtual way
The order directs the Commerce Department to ask the FCC for the rulemaking within 60 days. If the agency decides to take up the issue, it could still be months before it issues a final regulation. The FCC could decline to act because it isn’t controlled by the Commerce Department. Any rules could also spark lawsuits from the companies, which they would likely win, according to Gautam Hans, a law professor at Vanderbilt University. … [Read more...] about Trump’s social-media order may fail, but scores political points