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October 30th marked the 70th birthday of the WTO’s precursor

Britain signs up SUPERLATIVES surrounded the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) when it was signed on October 30th 1947. A press release heralded it as “the most far-reaching negotiation[s] ever undertaken in the history of world trade.” The Economist grumbled it was “one of the longest and most …

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Current and Former House of Cards Staffers Describe Kevin Spacey’s Behavior as ‘Predatory’

On Monday, the day after Buzzfeed published an interview with Anthony Rapp in which the actor said that Kevin Spacey made sexual advances toward him in 1986 (Rapp was 14 at the time; Spacey, 26), Netflix announced the next season of House of Cards would be its last. Read more… …

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Four Women Have Accused Actor Danny Masterson of Rape 

In March, several outlets reported that the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating That ’70s Show actor and longtime Scientologist Danny Masterson for rape. The three women who had made rape claims against Masterson were all reportedly fellow Scientologists who said they’d been pressured by the Church not to… Read …

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Trump Asks Congress to End ‘Chain Migration’ and Calls for Merit-Based Immigration System

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Ex-DA Bruce Castor Is All But Officially On The Bill Cosby Defense Team Now

Former prosecutor Bruce Castor—who declined to file criminal charges against Bill Cosby back in 2005—has filed his lawsuit against Andrea Constand, one of the first women to publicly say the comedian drugged, then sexually assaulted her. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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It Is I, the Kind of Woman Who Might Own a Piece or 2 From Tiffany & Co.’s ‘Everyday Objects’ Collection

Until today, what I knew about Tiffany & Co. can be condensed into three neat bullet points: Audrey Hepburn; robin’s egg blue; this blog post by Jezebel’s Joanna Rothkopf. Recently I learned that Tiffany & Co. might have a sense of humor—here’s the twist—I’m on board. Read more… Powered by …

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Thieves Snatch 300+ iPhone X Models From San Francisco Apple Store

Just hours ahead of when the iPhone X is set to be available in the United States, thieves made off with more than 300 iPhone X models that were snatched yesterday afternoon from the Stonestown Apple Store in San Francisco, California. Three men in hoodies driving a white Dodge van …

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Apple Sharing iPhone X Support Documents and Tips Ahead of Launch

As the launch of the iPhone X approaches in the United States, Apple has started sharing iPhone X support documents and tips that instruct users on how to operate the device. The iPhone X is the first iPhone that doesn’t feature a Home button, which means there are a range …

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iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 3-4 Weeks in the United States and Canada

iPhone X shipping estimates have now improved to 3 to 4 weeks in the United States and Canada, up from a previous shipping estimate of 5 to 6 weeks. The updated 3 to 4 week shipping estimate applies to all carriers, colors, and capacities, and it means that orders placed …

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Transcript of Everything Apple Said About Its Record-Breaking Fourth Quarter Earnings Results

Apple today reported revenue of $52.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $10.7 billion, or $2.07 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of its 2017 fiscal year. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri discussed the results on a conference call today. MacRumors has prepared a complete transcript …

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