US to pull 12,000 troops out of Germany as Trump blasts ‘delinquent’ Berlin

The US is planning to pull nearly 12,000 troops out of Germany in a move the Pentagon insisted was about long-term strategy but which Donald Trump said was to punish Berlin for low defence spending. Of a total of 11,900 personnel that will be leaving Germany under the proposal, 6,400 will be returning to the […]


Joey Bosa reports to training camp

The Chargers’ testing window went from 1-5 p.m. PT today. Joey Bosa made it with minutes to spare, Daniel Popper of reports. The defensive end said three words: “I made it.” He was the last player to report to training camp. It would have come as a surprise if Bosa hadn’t shown up. The […]


Aged care crisis reflects poor preparation and a broken system

Scott Morrison wasn’t going to be caught out twice. In Hawaii during the bushfires, the prime minister had hesitated before returning (slightly) early. On Tuesday he wasn’t on holiday but starting a tour of several days in Queensland, where there’s a state election in a few months. He aborted the trip on its first morning, […]


GM CEO says spinoff of the automaker’s EV assets not off the table

General Motors Co (GM.N) Chief Executive Mary Barra said Wednesday “nothing is off the table” when it comes to maximizing the value of the No. 1 U.S. automaker’s electric vehicle efforts, including a possible spinoff of those assets. Speaking to analysts after GM reported a smaller-than-expected loss in a quarter hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, […]


What’s actually going on with Halo Infinite’s graphics?

It’s fair to say that the response to Microsoft’s gameplay reveal for Halo Infinite in its July 2020 Xbox Games Showcase has proven divisive – to the point where even mainstream media are reporting about the mixed reactions, but looking at the core rendering technologies on display in the gameplay slice, what can they tell […]


Seth Rogen: ‘I was fed a huge amount of lies about Israel’

Seth Rogen has said he was “fed a huge amount of lies about Israel” as a young Jewish person, stoking controversy around the country’s sometimes fraught relationship with many North American Jews. The Canadian-US actor, who attended Jewish camp and whose parents met on a kibbutz in Israel, said the fact that the Jewish state […]