Kellyanne Conway acknowledges Biden as apparent winner

But she also emphasized the need to have a peaceful transition of power, noting the General Services Administration’s decision last week to recognize Biden as the winner so that the transition could formally begin. Trump signaled his own approval of the move last week and also signed off on Biden receiving the President’s Daily Brief, […]

Democrats in key Senate races hold cash advantage over Republicans

“As far as the filibuster, I’m not busting my chops to become majority leader to do very little or nothing,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said during a recent interview with MSNBC. “We are going to get a whole lot done. Everything, everything is on the table.”

The Vulture Transcript: Whit Stillman on

That was inspired by you? You were the shouter in college?Harvard Crimson. And back then they prided themselves on torturing us and humiliating us, which I’m sure was very good for our characters, and prepared us for the film business. But I changed: I went in a lot like Tom Townsend, the pathetic guy in […]

Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: Monocultural sports coverage has marginalised Māori stars

“Very little came up,” he says. “I looked at various codes, and there was a report on the Taranaki Whanui rugby league tournament, but at the same time there’s a Rotorua national Māori rugby league tournament every year, and that wasn’t covered, and nor was the recent New Zealand Māori Residents game against the NZRL […]

Tote raises £20m to fund ambitious bet on move into football

More from Business COVID-19: Business rates repayment pot nears £2bn as Lidl signs up COVID-19: Primark reveals £430m lockdown sales hit as it refuses to go online Bank of England told to find out where ‘missing’ £50bn in cash is ‘stashed’ Brexit: Hopes of free trade deal ‘receding’ after talks hit stumbling block Warner Bros […]

Sakhir GP: George Russell fastest in first practice as Lewis Hamilton stand-in

Sky exclusive: George Russell talks about replacing Lewis HamiltonSky exclusive: Romain Grosjean talks movingly about his crash and escapeWhen to watch the Sakhir GP on Sky Sports F1 this weekend The Bahrain Outer loop – which features just 11 corners, seven fewer than last week’s full Bahrain circuit – runs to just 3.5km and is […]

Apple’s ludicrous demand in next trial: Samsung must pay $40 per smartphone

In a case against Motorola involving one of the same patents, Apple said it was worth 60 cents, pointed out Watson. “In this case, they’re asking for $12.49 for it,” he noted. “And I submit there’s simply no Federal Circuit case, or even a district court case, where a court has excluded a license on […]

Football fans CAN return to live games from December 2 with Premier League stadiums open as rules and tiers change

But allowing just 2,000 fans in Tottenham’s 62,000-capacity stadium might make it more expensive to re-open than to keep the ground shut out until that maximum attendance number is bigger.

Jurors see one final clash in $2 billion

Apple is asserting Samsung sold 37 million phones that infringe five Apple patents, which cover features including swipe-to-unlock, an auto-correction method for spelling, background syncing, “data recognition” of phone numbers and dates, and universal search. It has accused Samsung’s Galaxy III, Note II, Stratosphere, and Galaxy Nexus phones, among others, of infringing.

All of Robert De Niro’s Comedic Roles, Ranked

The Comedian (2016) This Taylor Hackford comedy-drama was, of course, the second time that De Niro played a stand-up. But unlike his disturbing turn in The King of Comedy (which, for our purposes, we’re not including in these comedy rankings), The Comedian finds him portraying a slightly more well-balanced comic. He’s Jackie, an aging funnyman who […]