Apple cancels film showing Samuel L. Jackson due to “concerns”

Apple announced Wednesday, on the eve of a prestigious film festival in Los Angeles, that it was canceling the presentation of the film. The Banker, with Samuel L. Jackson, due to unspecified “concerns”.

The film, produced by Apple for its new streaming platform, is inspired by the true story of two black American businessmen, Bernard Garrett and Joe Morris, who defied the racial laws of the 1950s in the United States. United and recruited a white worker to install him at the head of their company.

“Last week concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention,” Apple said in a statement to AFP.

“We need some time with the filmmakers to look at these questions and determine the best steps for the future. This is why we no longer present The Banker at the AFI festival, ”says Apple, without giving any details on the nature of these last-minute“ concerns ”.

According to some media closely following Hollywood, this cancellation is linked to allegations made by a member of the family of Bernard Garrett, one of the entrepreneurs featured in the film.

The Banker, which was to be unveiled Thursday night at the AFI Festival of the American Film Institute, will be replaced by Marriage Story, drama with Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver given among the favorites for the Oscars.

“We support Apple’s decision to postpone the premiere, and thank our friends at Netflix for allowing us to screen Marriage Story, hailed by the critics, reacted a spokesperson for AFI questioned by AFP.

The Banker was one of the first films produced by the tech giant for its new video-on-demand service, Apple TV +, launched on 1is November. After its presentation in Los Angeles, the work was to be broadcast in streaming from December 6.

British Airways: 787-10 will go to Atlanta first

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The airline company British Airways will deploy its first Boeing aircraft from next February 787-10 Dreamliner on the road between London and Atlanta.

The British flag carrier is due to receive in January 2020 the first of twelve 787-10 ordered, five more copies are expected during the course of next year. From the following month, he will be deployed on the link between his base in London Heathrow and the airport ofAtlanta-Hartsfield Jackson, without further details. British Airways has configured its 787-10 to accommodate 8 passengers in a Premier Suite, 48 in the new Business class with direct access to the corridor in all seats, 35 in Premium and 165 in Economy – i.e. 256 seats, against 214 in three classes in its twelve 787-8 and 216 in four classes in its sixteen 787-9.

British Airways has also ordered 18 for its long-haul fleet Boeing 777-9 (with as many options), available from 2022.

Alex Cruz, CEO of the alliance company Oneworld, said in a statement: ” the delivery of our first 787-10 marks another milestone in our £ 6.5 billion investment plan. The aircraft reduces CO2 emissions by 25% compared to the aircraft it replaces, which is one more step towards our commitment to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to zero by 2050. It will also deliver greater comfort for our customers, as it is equipped with latest generation seats ».

British Airways will be the ninth operator of the 787-10 after ANA (All Nippon Airways), Etihad Airways, EVA Air, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Saudia, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines and Vietnam Airlines. The larger of the Dreamliner has also been ordered by Korean Air and Air New Zealand among others.

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A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Argentina

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck central Argentina yesterday.

The US Geological Survey said that the epicenter of the earthquake is 63 km southwest of the city of St. Louis, and a depth of 10 km.

There was no immediate report of casualties or material damage from the earthquake.


Argentina’s President: The International Monetary Fund wants to control inflation in our country

Argentine President-elect, Alberto Fernandez, said that the International Monetary Fund is willing to work with his country to control inflation.

He added, that Argentina could not do more austerity measures “because the situation is very complicated,” according to Bloomberg News.

For her part, Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, said she is very eager to know more details about Fernandez’s plan.

Fernandez and Georgieva made a phone call discussing details of that cooperation.

A strong earthquake strikes Argentina – one world – outside the border

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit central Argentina on Tuesday night.

Bloomberg News quoted the US Geological Survey as saying that the epicenter of the earthquake is 63 km southwest of the city of St. Louis and a depth of 10 km.

There was no immediate word on casualties or damage.

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Kanye West spending $ 14 million on a new ranch disproportionate

Kanye West has purchased a new ranch in Wyoming, for the sum mirobolante of $ 14 million, two months after acquiring another in the same state.

There’s no stopping more Kanye West in his crazy expenses: the rapper, 42-year-old is offered a new ranch in Wyoming in the vicinity of the town of Cody, as revealed by the american website TMZ on Monday 18 November 2019. It would have paid 14,495 million to acquire a good part of the property for Bighorn Mountain Ranch, if you believe the price displayed on the website of the real estate agent who handled the sale. The other half of the land belongs to the government.

Its part of the ranch extends over more than 3350 hectares of verdant farmland, dotted with mountains, hills, and canyons. To complete this idyllic setting, the ranch is located far away from civilization, providing a degree of proximity with wild life teeming all around its wooden walls. A true dream destination for the hunters, deer, pheasants and turkeys live in the outskirts, in the most total freedom. There pêcherait even in its lakes, the best trout of the entire region.

A corner of paradise in the wild life hectic

If Bighorns Mountain Ranch exists since 1906, it is not left to be on top of modernity and luxury. Its previous owners had installed two hélisurfaces and several saunas. For the rest, the buildings scattered about the property are made of wood logs and offer a breathtaking view of the plains stretching away in the distance.

The interior decoration is meant to deliberately rustic, with animal heads, stuffed by way of decoration on the walls, over beds on the grounds of ethnic and wooden furniture. The living rooms are all warm and bright. What delight the wife of the rapper with Kim Kardashian and their four children Psalm (4 months), Chicago (1 year and a half), St (3 and a half years) and North (6 years).

Kanye West seems to have a certain appeal to the Wyoming ; where he often records his music : in September 2019, which it had bought for $ 14 million also, the Monster Lake Ranch near the town of Cody, with 10 000 inhabitants. The ranch spreads out over more than 3 600 acres on the shores of a large lake, and has its own restaurant. The interpreter of Ye even planning to build an amphitheatre.

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Visit the $ 14 million ranch in Kanye West, Wyoming

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Kanye west continues to invest in real estate.

According to the people TMZ site, the rapper has just acquired a property at more than 14 million dollars, the Bighorn Mountain Ranch, near Greybull, in Wyoming. As the announcement indicates, this is a mountain ranch that spans more than 2.7 hectares and “includes excellent cabins and chalets, green hills and meadows interspersed with canyons covered of trees and thickets filled with game “.

The property has several log cabins for family and friends, so it could become the next vacation spot for the Kardashian-Jenner-West family!

Outside, there is a kitchen, a sauna and even helipads! The announcement states that the former owner “installed two heated helipads to allow access to the ranch all year round, which is a ten-minute flight from Greybull.”

Photos of the ranch, built from 1906, show the magnificent grounds of the property. There is even a view of the interior of one of the huts.

Kim Kardashian confirmed in September during an interview with Jimmy Fallon that Kanye did buy a ranch in Wyoming.

“We love Wyoming”, had recognized the star of E! in the Tonight Show. “It has always been an incredible place. My husband actually bought a ranch there. His dream and his goal is to settle there.”

“I love L.A. so I imagine the summers. I imagine some weekends,” said Kim, who is from Southern California, about spending time on the ranch. “This is the most beautiful place you have ever seen … We dream of this ranch and spend our summers there to escape.”

Watch the video above to discover the new Ye ranch!

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