We Know Little About David Silva. That’s How He Wanted It.

You could have been enjoying this newsletter hours ago. If you like it, sign up to get it directly, every Friday, at nytimes.com/rory. For a long time, David Silva made one media appearance a year. There were very occasional exceptions: the odd UEFA-mandated news conference before a Champions League match, or infrequent chats after games, […]

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Movie theater owner destroys ‘Mulan’ poster after Disney pulls distribution

News this week that Disney is bypassing cinemas by premiering “Mulan” directly onto Disney+ in major territories has provoked a furious backlash from international exhibitors who feel the House of Mouse is declining to support them in their hour of need. Emotions are high – as evidenced in our piece speaking to UK operators yesterday […]

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Hoop Streams | Leading into Clippers vs. Pelicans

With Christine Williamson and Gary Striewski in Bristol, Omar Raja joins directly from Orlando to help preview Pelicans Clippers. Finally reuniting after a four month hiatus, the squad will take time to visit where the Clippers and Pelicans left off and everything that has transpired in the bubble since then. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ […]

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The Climate Crisis Is Killing Us, and America’s Premier Public-Health Agency Doesn’t Care  

A thought experiment: What if we lived in a world where the climate crisis directly threatened the lives of rich white guys? How different would the political debate be about cutting carbon and adapting to a superheated world? These questions occurred to me the other day after reading an excellent new investigation into how the […]

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Biden speaks directly to Floyd’s 6-year old daughter in emotional funeral video

Former Vice President Joe Biden directly addressed George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, in a video message played Tuesday at the funeral of the 46-year old black man who died two weeks ago at the hands of police in Minnesota. In the recording, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee recounted the emotional conversation he had on Monday […]

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Barack Obama Thanks Graduates Marching In Protests: ‘You Make Me ‘Optimistic for our Future’

President Obama and Michelle Obama spoke directly to new graduates about the Black Lives Matter movement and more during both their ‘Dear Class of 2020’ speeches. These videos truly are inspiring! Barack Obama, 58, and Michelle Obama, 56, addressed this years’ graduates on YouTube’s star-studded special Dear Class of 2020. The couple, who are both Harvard […]

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China, Iran mock US amid ongoing riots: ‘I can’t breathe’

China fired back at the United States’ concerns with Hong Kong’s freedom by pointing directly at the racial unrest that has exploded in America, simply tweeting, “I can’t breathe”. Tweets from Hua Chunying, a foreign ministry spokesperson, came as the U.S. struggles with nationwide riots that have erupted in response to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. Her “I can’t […]

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IRS sets deadline for relief payment by direct deposit

Taxpayers who want to get their economic impact payments from the IRS directly deposited to their bank accounts have less than 48 hours to enter their information online By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer May 11, 2020, 10:02 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article The […]

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‘Trolls World Tour’ racks up nearly $100M in digital rentals

Universal Pictures’ bet to release kids movie “Trolls World Tour”  directly to video-streaming services during the coronavirus lockdown has spurred a surprise windfall — and it could be bad news for movie theaters, according to a report. Last month, in the days before the nation’s movie theaters were closing down, executives at Universal Pictures parent […]

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Biden silent on Tara Reade sexual assault allegation, as denials come from campaign

Last year, it took just a day for Joe Biden to release an in-person video directly addressing accusations of inappropriate contact with multiple women. Now, more than a month after his former staffer Tara Reade publicly accused him of sexual assault in a podcast on March 25, Biden himself remains silent — and even though he has conducted numerous […]

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