J.J. Abrams übernimmt die Regie von Star Wars: Episode IX

Nachdem der Jurassic-World-Regisseur zurücktrat, übernimmt nun Abrams die Regie im neunten Teil der Star-Wars-Reihe, der 2019 in die Kinos kommt. Lucasfilm hat mitgeteilt, dass J.J. Abrams nach Das Erwachen der Macht auch im übernächsten Star-Wars-Film Regie führen wird. Dabei hatte der Amerikaner zuletzt gesagt, dass die Arbeit an weiteren Filmen für ihn keine Option sei. Abrams […]

NATO allies dispute size of planned Russian war games

The war games will run Sept. 14- 20 just over the border from NATO members Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Russia military’s prepared to kick off a week of major combat exercises in maneuvers Moscow insists are not a threat to anyone but that NATO has warned could be a precursor for aggressive military actions against its Eastern European neighbors. […]

YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic orchestra alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. Reuters Staff 2 Min Read PISA, Italy (Reuters) – YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to […]

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

Myanmar leader faces mounting criticism globally over ethnic cleansing campaign targeting country’s Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar’s national leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the upcoming UN General Assembly session in New York. A spokesperson for her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), told Reuters news agency late on Tuesday that the Nobel Peace […]

Air pollution changes what bugs colonise our airways

Higher levels of pollutants in the air correlate with reduced diversity of bacteria in our nose, hinting at a possible mechanism for why pollution causes disease Enter now to win the chance to speak to an astronaut on the ISS Could the effects of air pollution be mediated by the mix of bugs in our […]

Altersvorsorge: Mehr zahlen, weniger bekommen

Angela Merkel hält die Rente erfolgreich aus dem Wahlkampf heraus, das Thema gilt als zu brisant. Eine Reform ist unausweichlich, Experten warnen bereits vor den Folgen. Gerade einmal fünf Minuten und 40 Sekunden hat es gedauert. Dann bekam Elke Schulte aus Lippstadt in der ARD-Wahlarena das Mikrofon und fragte Angela Merkel, was die Bundeskanzlerin gegen […]

The long list of who Hillary Clinton blames

In her new book, Hillary Clinton tries to explain “what happened” to her presidential dreams. The beauty of Hillary Clinton’s new book title, What Happened, is it can be interpreted in so many ways. Perhaps it’s a definitive account of the 2016 presidential election. “Here’s what happened”. Maybe it’s an exclamation, like someone reacting to […]

French president vows help for Irma’s damage in Caribbean

MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) — Nearing the end of a sweeping visit to assess the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma, French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to rebuild the wrecked island of St. Martin and diversify its economy from a sole reliance on tourism. Macron stayed overnight on St. Martin, reportedly sleeping on a camp […]