Chinese consortium to buy Caesar's interactive games for $4.4 billion

loading… SHANGHAI, July 31 (UPI) — A Chinese consortium has confirmed it will buy the social and mobile games unit of Caesar’s Interactive for $4.4 billion. It is the most recent example of a growing trend for big deals involving smart phone games, the New York Times reported. The consortium, which includes Yunfeng Capital and …

'Suicide Squad' is a diversity superhero in Hollywood

loading… An unlikely team of super villains must save the day. Will Smith is the top-billed star of the impressively diverse ‘Suicide Squad.’(Photo: Clay Enos) Viola Davis doesn’t know many people who fly around in capes, but she does know a few women like her Suicide Squad character, the no-nonsense intelligence officer Amanda Waller. “I loved the …

Trump to consider recognizing Russian control of Crimea

loading… Donald Trump(Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) Russia will not invade Ukraine if he is elected president, Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday, adding that he would also consider recognizing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of Crimea. “I’m gonna take a look at it,” Trump told ABC’s This Week. “But you know, the …

Cleveland aiming to draw new visitors with restaurants, winning attitude

loading… Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Art and Candace Wittich of Boseman, Mont., take a photo with Cleveland’s Fountain of Eternal Life.(Photo: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY) CLEVELAND – With an NBA championship freshly under its belt and the shine still on from a flawlessly executed Republican National Convention, Cleveland is a city …

'Pokémon Go' got updated, and not everyone happy with the changes

loading… Pokémon Go just got a huge update on Android and iOS — its largest to date, in fact — and not everyone is in agreement on how to feel about the changes. After nearly a month of almost absurd popularity, it comes as little surprise that Niantic, the app’s creator, is making some adjustments, but …

Tunisian prime minister ousted after 18 months

loading… TUNIS, Tunisia, July 31 (UPI) — After just 18 months as Tunisia’s prime minister, the country’s parliament ousted Habib Essid with a vote of no confidence. Those who voted against Essid said he failed to tackle both security and economic issues the country is facing, Al Jazeera reported. Advertisement Only three members of parliament …

Return of 'Bourne' rules box office with $60M

loading… Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne. In this latest installment, Bourne finally gets his memory back, but he still doesn’t have the whole picture. Universal Pictures ‘Jason Bourne’ marks the fourth film with Matt Damon as the American superspy.(Photo: Universal Pictures) Jason Bourne threw a hefty left hook at the box office. The weekend marks a win …

Floods leave Ellicott City, Md. severely damaged

loading… Floods leave Ellicott City, Md. severely damaged 2472 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Floods leave Ellicott City, Md. severely damaged A state of emergency was declared in Ellicott City after major flooding destroyed much of its downtown area. Post to Facebook Try Another Audio …

Enter to win a fairy tale wedding or vow renewal in Hawaii

loading… Enter to win a fairy tale wedding or vow renewal in Hawaii 367 2 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Enter to win a fairy tale wedding or vow renewal in Hawaii Enter to win a fairy tale wedding or vow renewal at Disney Aulani …

Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs

loading… Kickstarter has been in the business of bringing dreams to market since 2009, but according to a new study from the b corp and the University of Pennsylvania, it has brought a lot more to life than just projects and dreams. Earlier this week, the crowdfunding platform released findings from the Ivy League institution’s research. Among the …