US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

WASHINGTON — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump’s tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war. At a meeting of global finance leaders, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin charged that “unfair global trade practices impede stronger […]

Saudis complain about high price of cinema tickets

Saudis complain about high price of cinema tickets

Saudi citizens have complained about the high prices of the tickets of the only cinema in the country, calling for a reduction of prices to meet their limited incomes, Thenewkhalij.org reported on Friday. The American company AMC, which got the first license to open a cinema in Saudi Arabia, is selling the ticket for one film at 75 […]

School accuses travel agency of fraud

School accuses travel agency of fraud

Barunawati Vocational School in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, has reported travel agency PT Wisata Mandiri Travel to the police for alleged fraud. Barunawati’s headmaster Zainuddin accused the agency of taking Rp 134.9 million (US$9,718) of the school’s money, which was supposed to be used for a study tour to Yogyakarta. “They promised to pick us […]

The best alternative summer festivals in the UK and Europe

The best alternative summer festivals in the UK and Europe

Getty / Andrew Benge With so many festivals to choose from, it’s hard to pick out the gems – so why not broaden your horizons with WIRED’s guide to 2018’s best summer festivals? From post-truth thikning to picturesque Norwegian blues and environmentally-friendly cabaret, this selection will take you far beyond the novelty wellies, muddy fields […]

Tattoo or urine: two new early cancer detection methods announced separately

Tattoo or urine: two new early cancer detection methods announced separately

Swiss scientists have developed an experimental skin implant that darkens like a mole when it detects subtle changes in the body that may be an early warning sign of cancer, according to a study released on Wednesday. The implant, or “biomedical tattoo,” as researchers call it, has been tested on lab animals, lasts for about […]

Who's on the guest list for Harry and Meghan's wedding?

Who's on the guest list for Harry and Meghan's wedding?

Many of the faces will be familiar — including the UK royals, celebrities and actors. But others will be less well known, including Markle’s family and people who’ve become friends with the couple through their charitable work. Here’s CNN’s best guess at who might be on the guest list. The royal family will be among […]

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