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Billionaire Bill Gross claims ‘Gilligan’s Island’ theme has special meaning for him and his partner, wasn’t played just to annoy neighbour

The billionaire investor Bill Gross has been embroiled in a contentious months-long legal battle with his neighbours in Laguna Beach, California. The dispute stems from a $US1 million outdoor sculpture, around which Gross and his partner, Amy Schwartz, have installed netting to protect it from the elements. Their neighbour Mark […]
Billionaire Bill Gross claims ‘Gilligan’s Island’ theme has special meaning for him and his partner, wasn’t played just to annoy neighbour
Tech

Microsoft just joined Epic Games’ fight against Apple, with an Xbox leader arguing that banning the ‘Fortnite’ maker would hurt gamers and video game creators

In mid August, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass app store digital payment systems: Instead of going through Apple and Google, payments went directly to “Fortnite” creator Epic Games. Apple and Google subsequently pulled “Fortnite” from their digital […]
Microsoft just joined Epic Games’ fight against Apple, with an Xbox leader arguing that banning the ‘Fortnite’ maker would hurt gamers and video game creators
Tech

The creator of ‘Fortnite’ says that Apple is threatening to revoke its ability to make iOS and Mac apps, and warns that it could cause big problems for other developers

Last week, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass Apple and Google’s digital payment systems. Instead of Apple and Google, the payment went directly to “Fortnite” studio Epic Games. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from their respective […]
The creator of ‘Fortnite’ says that Apple is threatening to revoke its ability to make iOS and Mac apps, and warns that it could cause big problems for other developers
News

Michael Cohen’s attorneys want a restraining order against Michael Avenatti

Michael Cohen’s attorneys are asking a California judge for a restraining order against Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing the adult-film star Stormy Daniels who has brought a defamation lawsuit against Cohen and President Donald Trump. Cohen’s lawyers argue that Avenatti’s frequent TV appearances and his interviews with news outlets about […]
Michael Cohen’s attorneys want a restraining order against Michael Avenatti
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A new gun-control measure could temporarily seize people’s firearms if they raise ‘red flags’ — and a growing number of Republicans are on board

Liberals and some conservatives are proposing states enact “red flag” laws to temporarily prevent dangerous people from buying or possessing guns. The laws would allow people to request restraining orders if they’re concerned a relative or someone close to them is a threat to themselves or others. Some advocates believe […]
A new gun-control measure could temporarily seize people’s firearms if they raise ‘red flags’  —  and a growing number of Republicans are on board