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Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman has Netflix and theaters at odds

Where, exactly, moviegoers will be able to see The Irishman won’t be clear until the discussions between Netflix and select major theater chains end. They have been dragging on for months.

No point in talking to India: Imran Khan on Kashmir

“There is no point in talking to them. I mean, I have done all the talking. Unfortunately, now when I look back, all the overtures that I was making for peace and dialogue, I think they took it for appeasement,” Imran Khan said.

Final punishment in Eric Garner case: Sergeant loses vacation time

Garner’s mother said she would continue pushing for the other officers involved in the case to be dismissed, including a lieutenant who said in a text her son’s death was not a big deal.

Migrant families facing detention with no end date

The new regulation will require approval from a federal judge, and administration officials said they expected it to be immediately challenged in court. But once in effect, it would specifically abolish a 20-day limit on detaining families in immigration jails.

US budget deficit on path to surpass $1 trillion under trump

The updated projections show deficits rising — and damage from Trump’s tariffs mounting — faster than the office had previously predicted. In May, the budget office said it expected a deficit of $896 billion for 2019 and $892 billion for 2020.

Where the Titanic rests, decay races on

This month, a team from Triton Submarines captured video of the iconic wreck with human-occupied submersibles, in order to assess its status and anticipate the trajectory of its deterioration.

In Denmark, bewilderment and anger over Trump’s canceled visit

On Wednesday, disbelief and condemnation echoed through the political landscape, as it began to sink in that Trump wasn’t kidding. “Please stop,” Martin Lidegaard, head of the foreign affairs committee in Parliament, wrote on Twitter.

This year, 39,000 fires detected in Amazon rainforest — a 77% increase

The fires, most of which have been set by farmers clearing their land, are raging in uninhabited areas of rainforest.

Man arrested in Madrid ‘upskirt’ case involving 555 women

The practice of “upskirting” has become common enough to set off political debates in countries including Britain, where women’s rights advocates have pushed for the introduction of specific criminal legislation to tackle the issue.

Red Alert: Those Swimsuits From ‘Baywatch’ Are Back

Of late Kylie Jenner, Selena Gomez, Hailey Bieber and Jennifer Lopez have all posted snapshots wearing “Baywatch”-esque suits on social-media feeds, inspiring fans to swap their bikinis for maillots.

It’s not always excellent to be Jamie Oliver

Closing his first restaurant, the fashionable Fifteen in London, hurt the most. He had opened it in 2002 to train unemployed young people, many from difficult backgrounds, how to prepare tasting menus, make fresh pasta and run a proper dining room.

The lesson for all big European clubs from Juventus trying, and failing, to sell Paulo Dybala

Juventus tried to sell Dybala — and instead succeeded in selling Moise Kean, a teenage striking prospect of considerable promise, to Everton — because it could not sell the players it actually needed to shift.

Ugo Sansonetti, who won track medals into his 90s, dies at 100

In all, he won 42 gold medals at the World Masters Athletic Championships, a competition for older track and field athletes that has age categories in five-year increments.

Trump administration considers moves to bolster economy

Trump and his top advisers continue to insist the economy is “doing tremendously well” and publicly dismiss any notion of an impending recession. But behind the scenes, Trump’s top economic advisers are pulling together contingency plans in the event the economy weakens further.

Facebook and Twitter say China is spreading disinformation in Hong Kong

Facebook and Twitter said they had removed the accounts, the first time that the social media companies have had to take down accounts linked to disinformation in China.

Islamic State is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria

Though President Donald Trump hailed a total defeat of the Islamic State earlier this year, defense officials in the region see things differently, acknowledging that what remains of the terror group is here to stay

AI is learning from humans. Many humans.

AI, most people in the tech industry would tell you, is the future of their industry, and it is improving fast thanks to something called machine learning. But tech executives rarely discuss the labor-intensive process that goes into its creation. AI is learning from humans. Lots and lots of humans.

Why Warren Buffett is buying bank stocks even though others aren’t

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has been building its position in banks over the last year. It is now among the five biggest shareholders in Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, U.S. Bancorp and Bank of New York.

Terrorists are turning to Bitcoin for funding, and they’re learning fast

Terrorists have been slow to join other criminal elements that have been drawn to Bitcoin and have used it for everything from drug purchases to money laundering. But in recent months, government authorities and organizations that track terrorist financing have begun to raise alarms about an uptick.

One minute it was an Afghan wedding. The next, a funeral for 63.

In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings were one place of celebration without guilt. On Saturday, a bomber destroyed that exception.

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