BERLIN | Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

BERLIN— Juliette Binoche will be the jury president at this winter’s Berlin International Film Festival. Organizers of the festival announced Tuesday that the French actress will lead the jury that awards the Golden Bear and other top awards at the 2019 event, which runs from Feb.7 to Feb.17. There was no immediate word on who … Continue reading BERLIN | Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

NEW YORK | ‘Guardians and War on Truth’ Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

NEW YORK — Time magazine’s 2018 person of the year are the “guardians and the war on truth.” The group is made up of four journalists and a newspaper that Time says “are representatives of a broader fight by countless others around the world. Time’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal made the announcement Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Guardians and War on Truth’ Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

DURHAM, N.C | Snowstorm: Southern roads still dangerous as slush refreezes

DURHAM, N.C. — Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were gradually warming Tuesday, but forecasters warned that temperatures in many areas will plunge below freezing again Tuesday night. That will refreeze the melting snow, making some roads treacherous. Scores of schools in Virginia and North Carolina were closed for a second day. … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | Snowstorm: Southern roads still dangerous as slush refreezes

Business News: Aegis Combat System Demonstrates Success During On-Land Test Against Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile

Upgraded Aegis Baseline 9.B2.0 (BMD 5.1) includes an Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) capability to protect NATO Europe KAUAI, Hawaii – PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY — The latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System, Baseline 9.B2.0 (BMD 5.1), further advanced engage on remote technologies following a successful U.S. Navy- and Missile Defense Agency-led on-land … Continue reading Business News: Aegis Combat System Demonstrates Success During On-Land Test Against Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile

NEW YORK | Big plans in store for Dav Pilkey’s ‘Dog Man’ series

NEW YORK — Dav Pilkey and his publisher have high hopes for the next installments of his best-selling “Dog Man” series. On Tuesday, Scholastic announced a first printing of 5 million copies for “Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild,” which comes out Dec. 24. By comparison, Michelle Obama’s million-selling “Becoming” had an announced first printing … Continue reading NEW YORK | Big plans in store for Dav Pilkey’s ‘Dog Man’ series

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Brazil says it will meet 2020 climate targets

KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on U.N. climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Brazil says it has cut its greenhouse gas emissions by almost 1.3 billion tons this year, largely by reducing deforestation and improving land management. Latin America’s biggest country announced the cuts Tuesday on the sidelines of the … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Brazil says it will meet 2020 climate targets

Business News: BD Announces Completion Of Enterprise Level Cybersecurity Assessment From UL

BD FACSLyric™ Flow Cytometer is First BD Product to Earn UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program Certification FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the completion of an enterprise level cybersecurity assessment from UL.  This independent assessment evaluates corporate cybersecurity programs and policies to ensure … Continue reading Business News: BD Announces Completion Of Enterprise Level Cybersecurity Assessment From UL

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | UK’s May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May fought to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe’s capitals. May began her quest over breakfast with Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, a day after she abandoned a vote in … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | UK’s May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal