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Dollar depressed ahead of FOMC decision Dollar depressed ahead of FOMC decision
- September 21, 2017

The Fed's balance sheet of treasury securities and US-backed mortgage-related securities grew from about $800bn to $4.5tn as the central bank moved to stimulate economic growth by reducing longer-term interest rates , such as those for mortgages and corporate bonds. (more...)
Parsons Green suspects held under law where police can arrest without warrant Parsons Green suspects held under law where police can arrest without warrant
- September 21, 2017

Islamic State militants said they were responsible for the attack although both British and USA officials have cast doubt on the claim, saying there was no evidence any recognised militant group had ordered or organised the bombing. Jim Adaway, a family friend, said the Joneses recently returned to foster caring to help resettle youngsters from overseas. "I said to my mum: 'They are going in to kill". (more...)
The most popular baby names in Lincolnshire The most popular baby names in Lincolnshire
- September 21, 2017

The default spelling of Muhammad is still ranked as first overall without other spellings taken into account in both London and the West Midlands. The most popular baby names in 2016 have been revealed by the Office for National Statistics . (more...)
Bet You Didn't Know Elisabeth Moss' Emmys Shoes Had a Hidden Message
- September 21, 2017

But what no-one noticed was the message written on the bottom of her shoes. Then she earned Margaret Atwood's favor and flitted through the streets of Gilead for The Handmaid's Tale , picking up two Emmys in the process. Speaking after her win, she said it was important for stories to be led by and made by women. The film likely will celebrate the group leaders as heroines, but it more than likely will not explore the physical danger they put women in or the emotional turmoil many ... (more...)
The ACLU is suing MI for not letting same-sex couples adopt The ACLU is suing MI for not letting same-sex couples adopt
- September 21, 2017

The suit was filed against the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan Children's Services Agency in U.S. District Court in Detroit. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is allowing these services to turn away homes for the children on the grounds of religious objection, because the prospective parents are gay. (more...)
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Star Bernie Casey Dead at 78 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Star Bernie Casey Dead at 78
- September 21, 2017

Bernie Casey , who starred in iconic films such as Revenge of the Nerds and I'm Gonna Git You Sucka has died at age 78, Deadline has confirmed. "Mr. "Who was Joan of Arc?" his character asks, to which Keanu Reeves' Ted guesses, "Noah's wife?" He appeared in some 35 films including " Boxcar Bertha " and " The Man Who Fell to Earth ". (more...)
Science and Star Wars bows on Facebook, Instagram Science and Star Wars bows on Facebook, Instagram
- September 21, 2017

Once Force Awakens wrapped, Grey began renegotiating for Abrams' next Paramount projects. Instead, Jim Gianopulous is said to have extracted a one-time fee from Disney that is said to be less than seven figures, to cover the absence of J.J. (more...)
Hillary Clinton criticizes Trump's 'very dark, dangerous' speech at the UN Hillary Clinton criticizes Trump's 'very dark, dangerous' speech at the UN
- September 21, 2017

While promoting her new memoir, What Happened , Clinton has been speaking out about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "But you should lead with diplomacy". It was a friendly, unchallenging environment for Clinton, as Colbert has been open about his criticisms of Trump, who has been the target of jokes in Colbert's nightly monologue. (more...)
Trump Hits Back at the Trump Hits Back at the "Worst Ever" Emmy Awards
- September 21, 2017

It appears that the Emmys' criticism of Trump has been sitting with the president since Monday morning, since his tweet references "last night" but was posted on Tuesday. Celebrities also used their acceptance speeches to speak out against the president, including Donald Glover, who thanked Trump "for making black people No. (more...)
CEO's Profane Rant Against Neighbor Kathy Griffin Leaks CEO's Profane Rant Against Neighbor Kathy Griffin Leaks
- September 21, 2017

It comes via the security cameras on Griffin's Bel Air property and was given to the site by her longtime boyfriend, Randy Bick . As People notes, Griffin shaved her head recently out of solidarity for her sister Joyce Griffin, who died of an undisclosed form of cancer last week . (more...)
Ali Fazal elated with response to 'Victoria and Abdul' in UK Ali Fazal elated with response to 'Victoria and Abdul' in UK
- September 21, 2017

Sharing his excitement, Ali Fazal said in a statement: "I just can't believe we are above such wonderful movies [in the box office]". "Victoria & Abdul" is expected to give a neck to neck competition to 'IT' at the worldwide box office. (more...)
'Look What You Made Me Do' by Taylor Swift 'Look What You Made Me Do' by Taylor Swift
- September 20, 2017

We're having a great time, we're all just chatting about life. "That's gotta look weird", she also quipped. It's given us a whole new Taylor (remember, the old one is dead), a plethora of Halloween costume ideas, and now we have this freakish footage to keep us entertained. (more...)
Donald Trump Says He Was 'Saddened' By 'Worst Ever' Emmy Ratings Donald Trump Says He Was 'Saddened' By 'Worst Ever' Emmy Ratings
- September 20, 2017

The US President is in NY, staying at Trump Tower, during the United Nations General Assembly. And though these awards shows have drawn higher ratings before, 11.4 million viewers is still a very high number. But this staunch opponent of the Hollywood elite - whose acting credits include "Home Alone 2", "The Nanny", and "Suddenly Susan" - was also a two-time Emmy nominee for Best Reality Competition Program for "The Apprentice" (2004-2005), losing both times to "The Amazing Race". (more...)
Sad! Trump lashes out at 'worst-ever' Emmys Sad! Trump lashes out at 'worst-ever' Emmys
- September 20, 2017

The US President is in NY, staying at Trump Tower, during the United Nations General Assembly. "Smartest people of them all are the "DEPLORABLES", he wrote". Award victor and Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin said, "At long last, Mr. President, here is your Emmy", referring to Trump's desire to have won one for "The Apprentice". (more...)
UNSC reform a priority for Donald Trump administration: Nikki Haley UNSC reform a priority for Donald Trump administration: Nikki Haley
- September 20, 2017

Trump was expected to focus on North Korea , particularly in the wake of its recent missile launches and a hydrogen bomb test last month, but diplomats and commentators are likely to have been surprised by the nickname and the stark warning. (more...)
More Southern rail strikes called More Southern rail strikes called
- September 20, 2017

Paul Plummer, chief executive of the Rail Delivery Group, also stated: "What our customers and the whole of Britain needs is one railway, one team working together to deliver better services now and for the long term - not more needless, opportunistic strikes". (more...)
The Real Housewives of Atlanta The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- September 20, 2017

ShereƩ Whitfield , Kandi Burruss , Porsha Williams , Kenya Moore and Cynthia Bailey round out the cast, but noticeably absent is Phaedra Parks , who got her peach taken away with those rape accusations on last year's reunion. "If you come for me, I'll rip your head off". Kenya's relationship isn't the only one that gets the women talking. "Cynthia and I will get back together", he says. (more...)
Sushant Singh Rajput to play Indian wrestler Khali in his biopic! Sushant Singh Rajput to play Indian wrestler Khali in his biopic!
- September 20, 2017

Just like MS Dhoni: The Untold Story , the biopic on Khali too will focus on his life away from the public eye. According to the sources, Fox Star Studio wants to make a biopic on wrestler The Great Khali and they even have bought the rights of a biopic from the wrestler. (more...)
Elisabeth Moss 'blacked out' on Emmys' stage Elisabeth Moss 'blacked out' on Emmys' stage
- September 20, 2017

Then she signed on for a project playing Typhoid Mary , the Irish woman who infected about 51 people with typhoid fever, then spent the rest of her life in quarantine. Speaking after her win, Moss said it was important for stories to be led and created by women. It's totally not hard to guess what word was written under her other shoe. (more...)
Kesha Lends the Hook to Macklemore's Reflective New Song, 'Good Old Days' Kesha Lends the Hook to Macklemore's Reflective New Song, 'Good Old Days'
- September 20, 2017

The song, featuring a simple piano and drum-filled melody, is an emotional tune about what once was. Someday soon, your whole life's gonna change / You'll miss the magic of these good old days '. As Kesha sings, "You don't know what you've got / Till it goes, till it's gone". Working together, the two became very quick friends, and Macklemore heaped praise on Kesha during a recent Rolling Stone interview, calling her "a musician in every sense of the word". (more...)
Apple Music For Android Adds User Profiles, Voice Commands Apple Music For Android Adds User Profiles, Voice Commands
- September 20, 2017

Apple Music has been slowly, but subtly updating its Android version ever since its introduction as rival to Google Play and Spotify on Android. The app now features a new set of social features that lets users create their own profile within the app. (more...)
Tennessee AG: info stolen from 3m residents in Equifax hack Tennessee AG: info stolen from 3m residents in Equifax hack
- September 20, 2017

Healey told reporters Tuesday that she and her fellow attorneys general want to know what the companies knew about opioid addiction and when they knew it. Healey's expanded probe comes amid a flurry of federal and state investigations into the business practices of the nation's manufacturers of prescription opioids. (more...)
Ryan Phillippe: 'Domestic violence allegations are not who I am' Ryan Phillippe: 'Domestic violence allegations are not who I am'
- September 20, 2017

But, said Phillippe, "This time is different". Hewitt filed a lawsuit on Monday claiming that the actor punched, kicked and threw her down a flight of stairs following an argument in July of this year. A spokesperson for the LA City Attorney's office says that both parties appeared for an office hearing, and that "no further action has been scheduled". (more...)
Brokerages Set Marvell Technology Group Ltd
- September 20, 2017

The stock rose 0.99% or $0.6 reaching $61.3 per share. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.58% the S&P500. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 20 by Pacific Crest. The company recorded a fall in short interest of -25.87% between August 15, 2017 and August 31, 2017. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel slams Cassidy over ObamaCare repeal bill Jimmy Kimmel slams Cassidy over ObamaCare repeal bill
- September 20, 2017

Kimmel's centrality to the attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare began in April when he revealed on-air that his infant son had been diagnosed with a heart ailment that required surgery - and would likely require future surgeries. "It seemed like he was being honest; he got a lot of credit and attention for coming off like a rare reasonable voice in the Republican Party when it came to health care for coming up with what he called - and I didn't name it this, he named it this - the Jimmy ... (more...)