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British actor Colin Firth granted Italian dual citizenship

British actor Colin Firth granted Italian dual citizenship But last night it emerged that actor Colin Firth , whose roles include the King himself, had been made an Italian citizen. The couple live in the United Kingdom with their two sons, and have been married since 1997. Firth is married to Italian Livia Giuggioli, speaks the language fluently, and spends a lot of his time in the country, where the family has a holiday home in Umbria. [Full Article...]

Amazon Acquires 5 Percent Stake in Indian Fashion Retailer Shoppers Stop

Amazon Acquires 5 Percent Stake in Indian Fashion Retailer Shoppers Stop The issuance of shares to Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC is subject regulatory and shareholders' approvals. Following the decision, the company will now hold an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of its shareholders to seek their approval for this deal. [Full Article...]

The Upside of Rate Hikes: Higher Yields Are Coming

The Upside of Rate Hikes: Higher Yields Are Coming The unemployment rate is just 4. 4 percent , near a 16-year low . Wednesday's move to unwind its massive bond holdings is yet another sign of the Fed's confidence in the economy. It also noted these may "boost inflation temporarily". NPR's John Ydstie reports. That said, not all experts are confident that the Fed has a handle on the situation. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom 27 Florida 21 4th Quarter

United Kingdom 27 Florida 21 4th Quarter The Gators (2-1, 2-0 SEC), who trailed 27-14 in the fourth quarter, never led in the game until Swain's touchdown. Fans say win or lose, their Cats are still their Cats and they'll support them no matter what. One of the standout players of the game for Kentucky was their backup running back Sihiem King. He also had one reception for 24 yards on a trick play with the pass coming from freshman wi... [Full Article...]

Neuberger Berman Group LLC Has $2.17 Million Stake in Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL)

This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. That brings the President and CEO's holdings to $1,614,000 as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.40, for a total value of $254,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 560,640 shares of company stock valued at $15,087,014. [Full Article...]

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) Sees Fall in Stock Price - Down $2.59

According to Zacks, "Scholastic Corp. creates and distributes innovative and quality educational materials for use in school - children's books, textbooks, magazines, technology and teacher materials and engaging and appropriate products for use at home - magazines, software, television programming, videos and toys". [Full Article...]

Apple Watch Series 3 Have Reported Issues With 4G LTE Capabilities

Apple Watch Series 3 Have Reported Issues With 4G LTE Capabilities While the iPhone 8 is the newest iPhone displayed in stores , the device isn't getting much excitement compared to the iPhone X . The smartphone came out in Asia and Australia before it launched in the US and saw less enthusiasm than previous iPhone debuts, according to Reuters . [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un says Trump will 'pay dearly' for UN speech

Kim Jong Un says Trump will 'pay dearly' for UN speech In his controversial speech, Trump referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as " rocket man ", and threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the U.S. Such a test would be considered a major provocation by Washington and its allies. "Little rocket man . We're going to do it". Testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific would represent a new kind of North Korean provocation, on... [Full Article...]

The Next Arrow-verse Crossover Has Nazis Interrupting The Flash's Wedding

The Next Arrow-verse Crossover Has Nazis Interrupting The Flash's Wedding Tovey, of Quanitco , Looking , and Angels in America , will be playing the Ray in the four-part tv series crossover between all the DC tv shows such as Arrow , The Flash , and Supergirl . Quantico actor Russell Tovey will play The Ray on the four-show DC mega crossover event later this year. Given the fact that all of them are wearing those masks, the absence of mind-reader J'Onn J'... [Full Article...]

Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball

Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball The video, which shows Trump hit a golf ball then quickly cuts to an incident where Clinton tripped and fell forward while boarding a plane. The tweet, which came as Trump prepares to head to NY for a critical round of powerhouse diplomacy with world leaders at the United Nations, followed a week during which Clinton reemerged in the spotlight as she promoted her new book, "What Happened", about... [Full Article...]

Charles Bradley, Acclaimed Soul Singer, Dead at 68

Charles Bradley, Acclaimed Soul Singer, Dead at 68 He had triumphantly returned to stage after a stomach cancer diagnosis a year ago. He released three albums for that label, 2011's No Time For Dreaming , 2013's Victim of Love , and 2016's Changes . The final album released in his lifetime, Changes , arrived past year. "I love all of you out there that made my dreams come true", he said when announcing the cancellations. [Full Article...]

Ranbir Kapoor BREAKS his silence on the Mahira Khan Row!

Ranbir Kapoor BREAKS his silence on the Mahira Khan Row! It is very unfair the way she is being judged and spoken about. The pictures were apparently clicked by the paparazzi and some of them made it to the social media and went viral. On the work front, Ranbir's next big screen outing will be Rajkumar Hirani's Sanjay Dutt biopic. Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira Khan first met in March this year at the Global Teacher Prize Ceremony in Dubai. [Full Article...]

Miss Turkey 2017 stripped of her crown over 'unacceptable' tweet

Miss Turkey 2017 stripped of her crown over 'unacceptable' tweet However, organisers only became aware of the tweet after crowning her victor of the competition. She will now represent the country in the Miss World contest, which will take place in China in November. Can Sandıkçıoğlu, president of Miss Turkey, said: "We regret to inform you that this tweet has been posted by Itır Esen ". "My family raised me by teaching to respect our homeland and nation". [Full Article...]

Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead in Mohali, murder suspected

Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead in Mohali, murder suspected The incident was reported at around 1 pm when a visitor entered the house after he did not get any response. According to official sources, the identity card and television of KJ Singh were found to be missing at the residence. Urge police to nab perpetrators imm, ' he said in another tweet. Investigations are underway to ascertain the motive behind the murder, police said. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly'

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' On the fringes of the world meeting, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho told reporters Pyongyang might now consider detonating a hydrogen bomb outside its territory. In recent months, it has twice tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could conceivably target the USA mainland if perfected, launched two intermediate-range missiles that went soaring over US ally Japan, and carried ... [Full Article...]

Another gang rape in moving auto reported in Noida, case under investigation

Another gang rape in moving auto reported in Noida, case under investigation She was waiting for a cab outside the station when a Scorpio auto stopped by her side. The woman has said that the two men asked her about the route to Sector 18 before pulling her inside. The woman was taken through various areas of Noida and Delhi and the due took turns and raped her, the newspaper added. After regaining consciousness, the woman, who works in a call centre and lives in Sector ... [Full Article...]

Usher : The man who is accused of having exposed to herpes balance…

Usher : The man who is accused of having exposed to herpes balance… Usher has refused to say whether he has the virus and his lawyer has declined to submit proof that his client does not have herpes, according to the plaintiff's court documents. This crushing accusation was reported first by TMZ who apparently obtained the court documents. In response to these claims Usher's attorney Zia Modabber reached out to TMZ and said, "Usher will defend himself vig... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim vows to make 'deranged' Trump pay

North Korea's Kim vows to make 'deranged' Trump pay China wants to stop North Korea's nuclear and missile development but has warned against pushing the government of Kim Jong Un so hard it collapses or hurting ordinary North Koreans . Vipin Narang, a nuclear strategy expert at MIT, said such a test could pose a danger to shipping and aircraft, even if North Korea declares a keep-out zone. [Full Article...]

What's a 'dotard'? Learn from the Trump-Jong Un war dance

There has been a widening linguistic divide between the rival Koreas, but " neukdari " has the same meaning in North Korea as in the South, according to a South Korean organization involved in a now-stalled project to produce a joint dictionary. [Full Article...]

North Korea might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean

Trump , praising President Xi Jinping, called the move "very bold" and "somewhat unexpected". The crisis has dominated the Trump's debut at this week's annual U.N. Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun says North Korea should stop provocations that would "lead to its own isolation and demise". Moon praised Trump's bellicose speech to the United Nations about the threat, saying the US had " resp... [Full Article...]


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