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Total buys Maersk's oil business in $7.45bn deal

Total buys Maersk's oil business in $7.45bn deal Under the deal Maersk will receive $4.95 billion in Total shares and Total will assume $2.5 billion of Maersk Oil's debt. The deal with Total is expected to be completed sometime in early 2018 - pending approval from the competition authority. [Full Article...]

Tourists, royalty and politicians attend memorial service for Barcelona attack victims

Auxiliary Bishop Sebastia Taltavull called for peace and coexistence and prayed for a quick recovery for the more than 100 people injured on Thursday when a van plowed into pedestrians on Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas promenade, killing 13. [Full Article...]

Barcelona Terror Suspects Showed No Signs of Extremism: Family

Barcelona Terror Suspects Showed No Signs of Extremism: Family The manhunt spanned Spain and southern France, with Spanish police searching nine homes in the northeastern town of Ripoll , where most of the suspects lived, and two buses in northwest Catalonia. Four are under arrest: Driss Oukabir, who turned himself in to the police saying he was innocent, Mohamed Aallaa, owner of the auto used in Cambrils, Salah el Karib, manager of an internet cafe in ... [Full Article...]

Matt Every posts dominating first-round score at Wyndham Championship

Matt Every posts dominating first-round score at Wyndham Championship The final event of the regular season was also a last chance for some players to secure spots in the top 125 on the FedExCup points list, thus keeping their tour cards for next season. He finished one shot clear of Ollie Schniederjans , and four clear of Webb Simpson in third place. Kevin Na (68), Ryan Armour (64) and Rory Sabbatini (64) tied for fourth at 17 under par. [Full Article...]

Porn site offers to save cult sci-fi hit Sense8

Porn site offers to save cult sci-fi hit Sense8 If the creative team doesn't mind being associated with a porn site, and if xHamster really doesn't plan to restrict them too much, they might be able to get a full third season instead of just a wrap-up movie. Unlike Netflix, Hawkins wrote, xHamster understands "the interconnectedness of sexualities across boundaries". "In short, we are we". The letter also argues that xHamster would be... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe blocks South African airways flights amid scandal

Zimbabwe blocks South African airways flights amid scandal Meanwhile, amid the controversy surrounding Grace Mugabe , Zimbabwe and South Africa engaged in what seemed like an air-traffic tit-for-tat: Zimbabwe blocked flights by South Africa's government-owned airline on Saturday after an Air Zimbabwe flight was grounded at Johannesburg's main worldwide airport the previous evening. [Full Article...]

Watch Britney Spears Cover Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About'

Watch Britney Spears Cover Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About' Britney Spears has repeatedly denied charges that she lip-syncs when she performs in concert, and made a decision to fire back by offering an fantastic 100-per-cent-live performance. Then, she did something no one expected. Though she has not come out speaking aboutthe scary experiencefrom August 9, the incident left Spearsstartledafter a fan rushed the stage during her " Piece of Me " Vegas re... [Full Article...]

BBCI: Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare'

BBCI: Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare' The group is now due to meet for the first time in November. Autonomous weapons systems or precursor technologies are available or under development from firms including Raytheon , Dassault , MiG , and BAE Systems . This helped push this issue up the agenda at the United Nations and begin formal talks. In reference to the signatories, the press release for the letter added, "Their companie... [Full Article...]

Padmavati's director Bhansali angry over viral photo of Ranveer-Deepika kiss

Padmavati's director Bhansali angry over viral photo of Ranveer-Deepika kiss While they made an exit, the chivalrous Ranveer Singh escorted the dimpled-beauty to her vehicle, and later left with his friend from the venue. The actor escorted his lady love to the vehicle before going with a friend in another auto. They both tried to make it work with the help of their supportive families who wanted to ensure that the relationship made it to the altar. But it looks like all... [Full Article...]

Matic Heats Up A Storm After Controversial Comparison between Chelsea and United

Matic Heats Up A Storm After Controversial Comparison between Chelsea and United Conte said on the eve of the new campaign he "needed more players" at Stamford Bridge and was expecting "the most hard season" of his managerial career. 'Despite that we won in my first season, which was incredible, but now we have started this path we want to continue this path together to improve, and to bring this club to have the solid foundation to stay for many times at the top and to try ... [Full Article...]

Foo Fighters Welcome Rick Astley for "Never Gonna Give You Up"

Foo Fighters Welcome Rick Astley for The duo then manage to rick-roll the entire crowd when Foos launch into the opening of "Smells Like Teenage Spirit", by Grohl's former band Nirvana , before the song morphs into Astley's 1987 hit " Never Gonna Give You Up ". "I just met him two minutes ago!" "C'mon, you motherf-ers!" Astley shouted at the crowd as the band began playing the instrumental for 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'. [Full Article...]

Bannon is right about North Korea

Bannon is right about North Korea Moon also said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump has pledged to seek Seoul's approval before pursuing any military strikes against the North, Reuters reported . would be worse. However, Dr Graham says the flights have been a point of contention between North Korea and the United States, and were singled out by North Korea in its original threat to fire missiles into the sea off Gu... [Full Article...]

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail' Few Republicans take issue with the President's comments on North Korea , but 62% of Republicans believe the President does not think before commenting. The Japanese Defence Ministry wants to introduce a land-based Aegis missile defence system to address North Korea's missile threats and has chose to seek funding in the next fiscal year to cover the system design costs, a Japanese defence off... [Full Article...]

Barcelona to Wear Special Shirt in Honour of Recent Terror Attack Victims

Barcelona to Wear Special Shirt in Honour of Recent Terror Attack Victims The back of Barcelona's shirts will feature the city rather than players' names for Sunday's game in homage to the victims of Thursday's terrorist attack. "He is the best in the world, that's the luck that we have". Names will be dropped from the back of the tops, replaced by " Barcelona ", with the hashtag '£TotsSomBarcelona' ('We Are All Barcelona') on the front. [Full Article...]

Gov. McAuliffe's statement poses questions for future of Confederate monuments in Lexington

Gov. McAuliffe's statement poses questions for future of Confederate monuments in Lexington Lee's sentiments were also expressed this week by President Donald Trump , who stressed in a series of tweets that "you can't change history". "With the terrorist attack, these monuments were transformed from equestrian statues into lightning rods", Signer said in a statement, referring to a auto ramming attack on counterprotesters that killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer. [Full Article...]

Duke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its Chapel

Duke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its Chapel President Donald Trump argued after the violence at the white supremacist rally - which led to the death of counterprotester Heather Heyer - that taking down the monuments is akin to uprooting US history. Hundreds of white supremacists descended on the historic Virginia town on August 11 and 12 to protest the Lee statue's removal. In addition, he also asked for city leaders to figure out way... [Full Article...]

SummerSlam looks like a changing-of-the-guard moment for WWE

The event is headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe vs. The victor is the man who gets the first pin or submission, which means Lesnar could lose the title without getting pinned. He gets his first main event spotlight, and quite probably his first title run. After losing to Wyatt recently on Raw , Balor will come out victorious at SummerSlam , however, Sunday will se... [Full Article...]

First Look at the Frozen Broadway Musical Costumes

First Look at the Frozen Broadway Musical Costumes As more reactions roll in, Disney continues to promote the first looks of the color-blind cast of the musical, showcasing the detailed production and costumes. They want to present Anna and Elsa in a very handsome, very meaningful way, and watching that develop in rehearsal has been quite profoundly moving to me because the point about this story is that they get pulled apart early on. [Full Article...]

Bareilly Ki Barfi Registers Good Growth On Day 2

Bareilly Ki Barfi Registers Good Growth On Day 2 Sun should be much better". Given the start, Bareilly Ki Barfi is expected to do much better in upcoming days. Also starring Pankaj Tripathi and Seema Pahwa in supporting roles, " Bareilly Ki Barfi " is an Indian romantic comedy and an adaptation of Nicolas Barreau's book The Ingredients of Love. [Full Article...]

Jackson, Roundtree return for new Shaft

Jackson, Roundtree return for new Shaft Introduced to film audiences in 1971 by legendary filmmaker Gordon Parks , Shaft starred Roundtree as suave private detective John Shaft , who was hired by a crime boss to recover his kidnapped daughter. The publication says the partnership between father and son will result in " an uneasy collision of old school meets new school ". Richard Roundtree will be returning as well. [Full Article...]


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