US Attorney General Barr defends actions after Mueller complaint
Washington, DC - US Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report after it was revealed that Mueller sent a letter to the top Justice Department official expressing frustration over how his team's findings were being portrayed. According to a letter, dated March 27, Mueller said Barr's…
Meghan Markle’s baby a symbol of hope for diverse Britain and a target for racist trolls
Posted May 02, 2019 02:50:05 Photo: Meghan's baby will be the first bi-racial Royal in the modern line of succession. (Reuters: Tolga Akmen) As a bi-racial, divorced, American actor, Meghan Markle revolutionised the British Royal family simply by marrying into it. Key points: The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth to her first…
Here’s Why There Was No Avengers: Endgame Post-Credits Scene
Ever since Iron Man debuted in 2008, films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have included "bonus" scenes after the credits rolled. Avengers: Endgame was the first in 11 years not to include one, and fans were left scratching their heads, wondering why. The reason? Well, as directors Joe and Anthony Russo remind us, this is…
The CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, who runs the world’s biggest venture fund, offers an inside look at how he picks which companies to lavish with billions of capital
BEVERLY HILLS — If you're a promising-yet-fledgling company looking for a capital injection, chances are you've asked SoftBank Investment Advisers for money. Rajeev Misra— the firm's CEO — estimates that the majority of such companies have inquired at some point. He says SoftBank usually take two meetings a day with potential suitors. The SoftBank Vision…
Mortgage delinquencies mount as more borrowers find their home is worth less than their loan
Posted May 02, 2019 00:35:38 Photo: Falling prices mean homeowners are increasingly seeing the balance on their loans exceeding the value of the property. (ABC News: Alistair Kroie) Buried deep in the ANZ's first-half results was a pretty disturbing story of just what is happening in the property market. Key points: ANZ says mortgage delinquencies…