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Apple debuts credit card as it readies TV+ launch

Apple debuts credit card as it readies TV+ launch

Apple on Tuesday launched a smartphone-generation credit card in the US and moved closer to hitting the hot streaming television market with a new subscription service.The moves come as Apple shifts to emphasize digital content and other services to offset a p

International launch set for Disney+ streaming service

International launch set for Disney+ streaming service

The Walt Disney Company said on Monday its streaming television service will debut in November in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands.Offering film and TV entertainment including its "Star Wars" and Marvel franchises as well

Ex-racer Earnhardt Jr, family escape plane crash

Ex-racer Earnhardt Jr, family escape plane crash

Former US stock car racer Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife Amy and their one-year-old daughter escaped unharmed from a small plane crash Thursday at a Tennessee airport, the family confirmed.Earnhardt was on his way to nearby Bristol to work as a television commen

Russian detained over protests in 'serious' condition

Russian detained over protests in 'serious' condition

A Russian man with diabetes was in a serious condition in hospital Sunday after being detained over opposition protests and deprived of insulin, Russian media reported.Dmitry Vasilyev, a 43-year-old television director who was detained for "mass disorder" at

No host for the upcoming TV Emmy Award ceremony

No host for the upcoming TV Emmy Award ceremony

Like the Oscars before it, the upcoming 71st Emmy Awards ceremony will go on without a celebrity host, organizers announced Wednesday.The decision will allow the September ceremony to dedicate more time to the television shows nominated for honors, said Fox En

At least two dead as Afghan TV bus bombed in Kabul

At least two dead as Afghan TV bus bombed in Kabul

Two people were killed in a blast targeting workers for an Afghan television station Sunday, while elsewhere in the war-torn nation at least seven police officers died in an "insider attack" by Taliban loyalists, officials said.The deadly attacks come amid s