Discord's Nitro Games will be closed in October

Discord’s Nitro program, a subscription-based service offers enhanced features on the platform and unlimited access to a library of indie and big-budget games, is being closed. Discord said today that it’s “learned a lot” since Nitro went live in October 2018, including that the vast majority of Nitro subscribers don’t …

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Activist Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who helped spark a youth-driven push for climate change, has come to Washington. READ MORE: Quebec premier won’t seek meeting with climate activist Greta Thunberg Thunberg and about 1,500 protesters, many of them schoolchildren, marched and chanted near the White House on Friday. They are …

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WTA roundup: Mladenovic upsets Svitolina to reach Zhengzhou semis

Kristina Mladenovic smacked 59 winners while recording a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 upset of second-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine to reach the semifinals of the Zhengzhou Open in China. FILE PHOTO: Aug 29, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Kristina Mladenovic of France returns a shot against Fiona Ferro of France in a …

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Sad face: New Zealander takes clown to redundancy meeting

If you think emotional support animals have got out of control, prepare yourself for news of an emotional support clown. An Auckland advertising copywriter brought a clown to his redundancy meeting, as first reported in the New Zealand Herald on Friday. New Zealand legally requires employers to allow workers the …

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Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison

The “Desperate Housewives” actress also will have to serve one year of probation, perform 250 hours of community service and pay a $30,000 fine as part of the sentence handed down in federal court in Boston on Friday. Huffman — the first of more than 30 parents charged in the …

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