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‘The Current War’ trailer explores electric race for power

‘The Current War’ trailer explores electric race for power

If you think you’ve heard or read about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Thomas Edison in a film called “The Current War” before, it’s because you probably have. It’s a movie some people first saw nearly two years ago. The film first premiered to lackluster reviews at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2017 and had been…MORE

Scientists found a gigantic freshwater aquifer below the Atlantic. It has enough water to fill 1 billion Olympic swimming pools

Scientists found a gigantic freshwater aquifer below the Atlantic. It has enough water to fill 1 billion Olympic swimming pools

If you dive deep enough off America’s northeast coast you’ll find something surprising under the Atlantic Ocean: freshwater. A gigantic aquifer of mostly freshwater, hugging the coastline from New Jersey up to Massachusetts, sits below the ocean floor. It contains at least 2,800 cubic kilometers (that’s about 739 trillion gallons) of liquid. That’s enough water…MORE

Trump claims Japan ‘doesn’t have to help’ if US is attacked

Trump claims Japan ‘doesn’t have to help’ if US is attacked

President Donald Trump again lamented what he views as an unequal military alliance Wednesday, claiming that if the US is attacked, Japan “doesn’t have to help us at all” and “can watch it on the Sony television.” Trump’s criticism of Japan came during an interview with on Fox Business Network when he was asked about…MORE

Beth Chapman, ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ star, has died

Beth Chapman, ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ star, has died

Beth Chapman, who with her husband Duane “Dog” Chapman starred in the popular reality series “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” died Wednesday in a Honolulu hospital, a spokesperson for the family confirmed to CNN. She was 51. Gillian Sheldon told CNN that Chapman died early this morning and was surrounded by her family. She was recently…MORE

Trump’s G20 orbits around Xi, Putin and other world leaders

Trump’s G20 orbits around Xi, Putin and other world leaders

President Donald Trump will arrive Thursday at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan — his third time attending the yearly gathering as President and, in some ways, the most consequential. He is expected to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for trade talks that could have a lasting impact on the global economy. He is…MORE

Washington Post expands Spanish language content with podcast and opinion columns

Washington Post expands Spanish language content with podcast and opinion columns

The Washington Post’s next expansion is in another language. The company’s newsroom is launching a twice-a-week Spanish language podcast and the opinion section is beginning to publish pieces in Spanish. “We have long studied the idea of moving into Spanish language journalism. We first needed to zero in on the value The Washington Post could…MORE

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