A John Wick ‘expanded universe’- Hollywood’s most insane meaning yet?

Keanu Reeves ultraviolent action series offered B-movie thrills, but spinning it into a multi-stranded franchise underlines the industrys creative bankruptcyIf you have seen John Wick: Chapter 2 and I can tell from the desensitised look in your eyes that you have you will know that one scene stands out above all others. Its the scene in which the baddie...

Practically a dozen evaluates underway of Scott Pruitt’s decisions

( CNN) Ethics watchdogs, federal examiners and congressional committees are imparting almost a dozen inquiries into Administrator Scott Pruitt's acts at the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt and the EPA have largely protected his actions, mentioning decisions were made by his subordinates and that, in a number of cases, "processes will be changed going forward." "I'm not afraid to admit...

Cuba Has An Ambitious Plan To Protect Its Environment From Sightseers

President Barack Obama's upcoming tour to Cuba on Sunday promises to revive a question raised when the U.S. inaugurated normalizing relations with the island nation: As American tourists pour in, what will happen to Cuba's natural environment? An influx of tourists and firms is very likely to bring investment to Cuba, but some experts horror the expansion of...

Northern Ireland sex worker bids to overrule’ dangerous’ injunction on employ bodyguards

Laura Lee introduces legal challenge to principle that forms dames vulnerable to abuseSex worker and principle alumnu Laura Lee is steeling herself for a battle in Belfasts high court that she belief could constitute European legal record. The Dublin-born escort is now in the final stages of a law defy to invalidate a constitution in Northern Ireland that reaches...

Mental health We must have change – BBC News

Image copyright The MindEd Trust Image caption Steve Mallen lay out a campaigning donation announced The MindEd Trust after his son Edward's death in February 2015 Conferences of the great and the good in areas like science, health and politics take place at Oxbridge colleges most weeks of its first year....

Trump’s tax schemes: why liberals can smile( ironically) | Emma Brockes

Those who believe in higher taxes will finally get them though only to give the richest a interrupt, writes Guardian correspondent Emma BrockesThe last week of the year in New York was one of arctic cold, a giant penis mural and people calling in to radio is an indication of freak out about the Trump tariff schedule. All week,...