October 23, 2017 - Simon Zebo of Munster acknowledges supporters after the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 4 Round 2 1 Simon Zebo of Munster acknowledges supporters after the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 4 Round 2 match between Munster and Racing ...
October 23, 2017 - Jamie Harron: Freed man says he can't wait to see family. Detained in Dubai. A Scot who was freed after being jailed in Dubai for three months over touching a man's hip says "no one should have to go through what I went through". Jamie Harron, 27, from ...
October 23, 2017 - This is the moment that hundreds of shoppers watched as a man at the centre of a manhunt was arrested outside a shopping centre in Dublin today. The man has been arrested and a firearm recovered following a string of car jackings across the capital.
October 23, 2017 - A doctor charged with the murder of her three-year-old son in Dublin was served with a book of evidence today and has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court. GP Maha Al-Adheem (42) faced her sixth scheduled appearance at Dublin ...
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When is a commune not a commune? When it only exists because of capitalism.
But that doesn’t stop it from having just enough communist ideals to make it a very restrictive place to live.
Twin Oaks is an “intentional community” in Virginia. It is one of the oldest successful communes in America because it’s not really a commune. They manufacture hammocks that sell for up to $100 each, and make tofu
The top US general said on Monday that the American people, including the families of the fallen soldiers in Niger, deserve answers about this month’s deadly ambush which claimed the lives of four US soldiers, including that of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, whose widow Myeshia Johnson has been involved in an escalating feud with President Trump over the contents of his controversial phone call meant to deliver condolences.
Remember when Facebook first offered to pay “media partners” to create video content for its news feed? A lot sure has changed since then… and that was only six months ago. In a development that’s elicited anger among journalists and various content providers, the world’s largest social media company appears to be testing a new content-distribution model that would move it away from an organic, free-for-all to a pay-to-play environment. Predictably, news of the tests
Those who see governments banning ownership of bitcoin are ignoring the political power and influence of those who are snapping up most of the bitcoin.
To really understand an asset, we have to examine not just the asset itself but who owns it, and who can afford to own it. These attributes will illuminate the political and financial power wielded by the owners of the asset class.
That China is a widely accepted global outlier in the context of credit, debt and leverage, look no further than the latest Financial Stability Report from the IMF, which in no uncertain terms lays out where China can be “found” relative to its G-20 peers in the following chart:
While this struck us as a relatively recent development, the tried-and-trusted method of trading more risk for more yield is going gangbusters in the CLO (Collateralized Loan Obligations) market in 2017…
I was recently going through a new client’s portfolio and found it full of the likes of Coca-Cola, Kimberly-Clark and Campbell Soup – what I call (pseudo) bond substitutes. Each one is a stable and mature company. Your mother-in-law would be proud if you worked for any one of them. They have had a fabulous past; they’ve grown revenues and earnings for decades. They were in their glory days
Thomas Barrick’s Colony Capital might want to hold off on its planned purchase of “some or all” of the Weinstein Company’s major assets, because the company might need those to settle a civil probe that’s been opened by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
According to the New York Times and the New York Post, Schneiderman’s Civil Rights Bureau on Monday sent a subpoena to the Weinstein Company – which recently accepted an emergency loan
It’s interesting to see how, in a culture so pornified that any nine-year-old can watch sex acts on-screen all the live-long day, we discover that decorum is absent in American life. This, at the same time that the more Gnostic political Leftists want to transform human nature by erasing sexual categories in their quest to create a utopia of hermaphrodites.
Is there such a thing as too much good news? According to Goldman Sachs, the answer is yes.
Over the weekend, we reported that per the latest Weekly Kickstart report from Goldman’s chief equity strategist, David Kostin, there was only one question on Goldman clients’ minds: when will the current rally, which is about to become the longest in history without a 3% correction, and 333 days without a 5% “drawdown”, finally end?
In a statement to the UK Parliament today following last week’s EU summit, Prime Minister, Theresa May, stated that she was “ambitious and constructive” about the progress of Brexit negotiations. May talked up (again) progress made on safeguarding citizens’ rights so that EU nationals can remain in the UK and vice-versa. She also reiterated that significant progress has been made on Northern Ireland and that it’s been agreed that there will be no fiscal infrastructure
Following the landslide victory by Prime Minister Abe in Japan’s Sunday elections, which left his ruling coalition with a supermajority allowing him to change Japan’s constitution, Abe wasted no time in signalling a push towards his long-held goal of revising Japan’s post-war, pacifist constitution, however as Reuters reported earlier, Abe would “need to convince a divided public to succeed.” Parties in favor of amending the U.S.-drafted charter won nearly 80% of the seats in Sunday’s
When it comes to smelling and looking good, my motto is, wear organic or wear nothing. I’m a very simple down-to-earth woman. I prefer to keep my beauty and cleanliness self-care simple and natural. I’d like to share some helpful tips to help you feel good. When you begin your
We all know that medical doctors are in fantasyland when they wear their white coats always hoping they would somehow sprout a halo or radiate some transcendental effulgence to make the process complete.
Unfortunately, we also know that when they come out of medical school, where Big Pharma funds their
My husband is a sixteen-year cancer survivor. When he was diagnosed in 2001 there were no books, no seminars and very few options for Acinic cell cancer. The treatment proposed was very disfiguring with probable facial nerve damage; and the only two people the local surgeon had operated on were