Parra gets Asteras a point at Beşiktaş

Beşiktaş JK 1-1 Asteras Tripolis FCFacundo Parra’s late volley earned the visitors a point in Group C, […]

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani visits FIFA President in Zurich

His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, today visited FIFA President […]

15 Things That Are Harder To Get Into Than Harvard

Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The Cambridge, Massachusetts school accepted just […]

There’s A Batman Easter Egg On The ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Millennium Falcon

“Star Wars: Episode VII” director J.J. Abrams loves teasing the upcoming sequel. This morning his production company […]

JAMES FRANCO: Aspiring Actors Have It Much Easier Today Thanks To Technology

Nowadays, the definition of a famous celebrity has evolved a bit. You’ve still got your traditional movie […]

Alibaba hints at expansion to U.S. and beyond

As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the […]

Tablets Aren’t Special Anymore

Five years ago, Apple released its first iPad at a price of $500. Now, you can buy […]

Trophy Talk, With Chris and Mike

People love watching famous people accept trophies. So, every so often, The Huffington Post’s Chris Rosen and […]

Slut-Shaming 101: Featuring Mayim Bialik, Ariana Grande And Underwear

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive […]

US dollar hits six-year peak vs yen, stocks rally

A strong dollar makes dollar-priced commodities such as oil more expensive for buyers using other currencies but […]

Speakers Announced for Annual Florida Gaming Congress 2014

Twenty-three experts with wide perspectives on the future of gaming in Florida are confirmed to speak at […]



Citigroup Takes Argentine Bond Payment Case To U.S. Appeals Court

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Citigroup argued before a U.S. appeals court on Thursday it faces “a serious […]

Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Opens In Singapore

The opening is the first in a major initiative to launch the Hotel Jen brand in nine […]

Apple omits ‘warrant canary’ from latest transparency reports; Patriot Act data demands likely made

A warrant canary stating that Apple has “never received an order” under the Patriot Act has been […]

The US Manufacturing Industry is Growing; Here’s How to Keep it Strong

While China and other countries face challenges to their once-burgeoning manufacturing sector, all signs in the US […]

Past and Present: In France, Artifacts of America’s Role in World War I

The country is full of American war monuments, from the grand to the intimate. read more >>> […]

Einstein’s Entrepreneurial Spirit, and the Pros and Cons of Starting Your Business

Like his son, Einstein’s father excelled at math but unlike Albert, he pursued a career in business, […]

India’s farmers turn to technology

India’s farmers turn to tech to cope with climate change read more >>> Source:: BBC

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits six-year peak vs yen, stocks rally

* Dollar climbs on diverging outlook for global rates * S&P 500, Dow hit fresh intraday record […]

A year later, most mega IPOs are mega laggards

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If history is any guide, investors who miss out on getting a slice […]

Stocks Hold Near Day’s Highs; Ambarella Surges

Stocks stayed near their session highs late Tuesday amid a post-Fed rally and this morning’s mixed data […]

Here’s The Best Explanation We’ve Heard Of How Scotland Could Still Shock The World And Vote YES

Scotland is voting on its own independence Thursday, and the conventional wisdom holds that it will ultimately […]

Bill Clinton’s First Email Was Out Of This World

Former President Bill Clinton’s first email was out of this world — literally. In his latest #tbt […]

Debutants Qarabağ denied by St-Étienne

Qarabağ FK 0-0 AS Saint-ÉtienneReynaldo missed a number of good chances as the hosts missed out on […]

Red Bull Salzburg 2-2 Celtic

Celtic are twice pegged back by Red Bull Salzburg in their Europa League Group D opener in […]

RPT-UPDATE 2-New Slovenia government wins parliament approval, aims to cut deficit

* Government aims for restrictive fiscal policy, more FDI read more >>> Source:: Reuters

‘Bowzer’ rocks Social Security

Former Sha-Na-Na front man Jon “Bowzer” Bauman has gone from performing oldies rock ‘n roll to defending […]

Partizan 0 – Tottenham 0: Spurs held to draw in Belgrade

SOME plonkers with a sick banner spoiled it for the vocal good-natured majority of Partizan fans who […]

Microsoft to close Microsoft Research lab in Silicon Valley

Microsoft Research’s Silicon Valley, with about 50 employees, is one of the casualties of Microsoft’s latest round […]

VIDEO: Alibaba to list on NY stock exchange

The Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba will list on the New York stock exchange, at what could be […]

Finally. A Smartphone Just For You, The 50+ Old Person!

Designed with you in mind, our smartphone has all the features you deserve. Want to make a […]

Stoners on the job: Nearly 10% went to work high

A new survey has found 10 percent of American workers have showed up to their jobs high. […]

TRANSFER NEWS: Arsenal want Cavani, Liverpool eye Isco, Januzaj Man Utd exit, Chelsea bid

ARSENAL are chasing Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, Liverpool are looking to sign Real Madrid’s Isco, Chelsea […]

OSM review: Pianist Berezovsky’s fire lights Prokofiev

In 1908, a critic wrote that “New York heard a new composition called The Sea, and New […]

Basle awarded 2016 UEFA Europa League final

St. Jakob-Park, home to FC Basel 1893, will stage the 2016 UEFA Europa League final, the first […]

Superintendent Leadership: Does It Really Matter?

For the past decade, I have led a nonprofit organization that recruits, prepares and supports urban superintendents […]

Drawn at Sea: Drawing no.01

Drawing no.01 Orkney Mainland, Sanday – Orkney Islands, Scotland 11:23 – Wednesday September 10, 2014 59° 59.272 […]

Microsoft Lays Off 2,100 As Part Of Earlier Job Cut Plan

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp made a second round of layoffs on Thursday, moving towards its target […]

Nearly 3 Million Syrian Children Not In School

BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly three million Syrian children are not attending school due to the civil war […]

What the Fed’s dream trade looks like

The Fed may have triggered an early look at its dream trade: short-term yields rise gradually and […]

Puppies Frolicking With A GoPro Will Make Any Day Better

Puppies and GoPro cameras have become ubiquitous on the Internet, but combine them with the sounds of […]

Predictions: Lawro v Neil Lennon

BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on former Celtic manager Neil Lennon read more >>> Source:: […]

U.S. hedge funds kick the tires on Keystone-operator TransCanada

Calgary-based TransCanada Corp is emerging as a possible target of several U.S. activist hedge funds who are […]

Top 5 Ways to Motivate Your Employees (It’s Easier Than You Think)

Happy workers are productive workers. But how do you motivate a group of employees to work hard […]

Are we building too many homes?

With plenty of vacant homes, there’s just not enough demand to necessitate building more new homes. So […]

Flood of Foreign Workers Leave Young Somalis Out of Work

Romans Onyango is the site engineer at one of Mogadishu’s luxury apartment buildings under construction. While there […]

UPDATE 1-Two small Russian banks taken off Canada sanctions list

OTTAWA/LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Canada, one of the harshest critics of Russia’s involvement in Ukraine, this […]

Germany plans to ease bank ring-fencing law – paper

BERLIN, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Germany’s Finance Ministry intends to ease a law introduced at the start […]

Vinyl Vault #22: Captain Beyond’s self-titled album

Ben Frith of Neptoon Records discusses Captain Beyond’s first record. The short-lived group has influenced artists for […]

Tech giants stage legal battle to keep Secret and Cryptic in Brazil

The tools for anonymous confessions have been deemed illegal in the country but Google and Microsoft question […]

Angel Di Maria 'grateful' to Louis van Gaal for Manchester United chance

ANGEL DI MARIA has revealed that Louis van Gaal’s presence was a key factor behind his decision […]

UPDATE 2-Ukraine president asks U.S. Congress for more aid

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed for more U.S. assistance, including arms, in […]

Fall maintenance for Obamacare

Submit Obamacare proof of income documents by Sept. 30, but beware of fall maintenance. read more […]

Big institutions no guarantee of stability for Alibaba IPO

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Alibaba Group Holding Ltd begins trading on Friday the shares may not […]

TEAMS: Eto'o returns to Everton bench, De Bruyne and Bendtner make Wolfsburg squad

EVERTON have named an unchanged starting XI from their 2-0 win over West Brom on Saturday, while […]

Leaking Lime Juice Sends Responders To Cargo Jet

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the […]

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Explains How Harvard’s Popular Computer Science Class Changed Her Life

Among the long list of tech luminaries who have passed through Harvard’s introductory computer science course CS50 […]

Yum Brands’ cultural snafu forces logo change

The restaurant’s red star logo was controversial among the Vietnamese-American community read more >>> Source:: CNN Money

What’s new for business users in Microsoft’s Office ’16’?

Microsoft is privately testing a technical preview of the next version of its Office client for Windows. […]

‘A Most Violent Year’ Trailer Offers A Glimpse At Another Oscar Contender

Add this one to your Oscar calendar: The first trailer for “A Most Violent Year” is here, […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets little changed, Bovespa slips

SAO PAULO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Latin American currencies and stocks were barely changed on Thursday from […]

Scotland Referendum: GBP/USD levels to watch out for

Scotland makes its historic vote on independence, and this is a big deal for the pound. We […]

Penn West reclassifying some capital spending after internal review

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. is reclassifying some $80 million of its capital budget this year as operating […]

Hard hit Tampa housing making some strides

Crushed by the housing crash, Tampa is still seeing some weakness but is finally beginning to return […]

Costco Canada to stop accepting American Express cards

Costco Wholesale Canada and its only credit card supplier, American Express, are severing their 15-year relationship. read […]

Currency traders bet on No side to win Scotland referendum

The polls say it’s neck and neck, but currency traders who move trillions of dollars every day […]

Luxury Travel Exchange to Feature Top Luxury Travel Companies

Questex Hospitality + Travel today previewed some of the world’s foremost luxury travel suppliers and sponsors that […]

Targeting Benchmark Size Exposures with Smart Beta Indexes

Adding mid- or small-cap exposures to a portfolio, over long periods of time, has tended to change […]

Indexes Extend Gains As Casinos, Chinese Stocks Rise

Stocks extended their gains in early-afternoon trading as the major indexes held at or near session highs. […]

Pushing Women and People of Color Out of Science Before We Go In

We have all heard the disturbing reports: We need a million new STEM (Science Technology Engineering and […]

New Countries, Who’s First?

Sure you had to cancel your travel plans for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the […]

Ivory Coast audit of no-bid contracts reveals widespread abuse

* Growing use of no-bid deals tarnishes government’s image read more >>> Source:: Reuters

Ivory Coast audit of no-bid contracts reveals widespread abuse

* Growing use of no-bid deals tarnishes government’s image read more >>> Source:: Reuters

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits six-year peak vs yen, stocks rally

* Dollar climbs on diverging outlook for global rates * S&P 500, Dow hit fresh intraday record […]

17 Of The Most Shocking PETA Ads

The People For the Ethical Treatment of animals do a lot of “shockvertising“: using controversial images to […]

Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of […]

Milan to host 2016 Champions League final

UEFA announced that Milan’s San Siro stadium will host the 2016 UEFA Champions League final at a […]

Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs in restructure efforts

Microsoft laid off 2,100 employees as a part of a previously announced restructuring plan. read more >>> […]

Wal-Mart holiday hiring lags rivals

The retailer is adding 10% more workers this holiday season than it did last year, but rival […]

US STOCKS-Dow, S&P hit record as financials climb

NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were higher in afternoon trading Thursday, with the Dow […]

Central Perk coffee shop opens in New York to celebrate Friends’ 20-year anniversary

A real-life version of the famous Friends hangout Central Perk opened yesterday to celebrate the 20th anniversary […]

Fey, Bateman improv sibling love in ‘This is Where I Leave You’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tina Fey and Jason Bateman called mutual friends when they learned they would […]

6 Reasons to Take Your Kids Out of the Country and 6 Ways to Make It Happen

Starting a family doesn’t have to mean an endless routine mired in domesticity. If you had the […]

Ireland’s economy going ‘gangbusters,’ grows 7.7 %

Ireland’s economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger […]

The Problem With Sweeping Reform

It was just announced that New York City is creating a new and “improved” version of the […]

Bellamy does not want Cardiff job

Craig Bellamy rules himself out of the running for the manager’s job at Cardiff City after Ole […]

That's a wrap! Charlotte Hawkins shows off baby bump in floral frock leaving BBC studios

SHE’S TURNED into one of the most popular TV presenters of our time, and Charlotte Hawkins is […]

UPDATE 1-Polish finance minister set to keep his job under new PM -sources

WARSAW, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Polish Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek will most likely keep his job in […]

Man Utd News and Transfer: Reus horror, Januzaj exit, 'new Messi' snub, Falcao revelation

LIVERPOOL owner John W.Henry has hinted that he will try to sign Manchester United target Marco Reus, […]

Crest removing controversial microbeads from toothpaste after outcry

Toothpaste maker Crest says it is removing microbeads from its products after some dental hygienists raised concerns […]

VIDEO: Technology helps India’s farmers

The BBC’s Shilpa Kannan meets Indian farmers to find out how they are changing the way they […]

British Airways hands 21-year-old dream job as a pilot

Jonathan Irwin, from Yorkshire, has become one of the country’s youngest pilots ever to fly passengers on […]

Uber must face lawsuit over tips: Ruling

Uber must face multiple civil counts, including an allegation the company violated California’s unfair competition laws. read […]

Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend […]

Southampton’s Mane wins work permit

Southampton’s Senegalese striker Sadio Mane has been granted a work permit, manager Ronald Koeman confirms. read more […]

Magath sacked by struggling Fulham

Felix Magath was sacked as Fulham manager after a difficult eight-month spell in charge of the west […]

UPDATE 3-Swiss central bank ready to act “immediately” as deflation risks resurface

* SNB has not intervened in FX market since 2012 – chairman (Adds detail, quote) read more […]

Tim Cook didn’t address Apple’s real privacy problem

Apple says it has addressed customers’ privacy concerns. But its security record says otherwise. read more >>> […]

Canada in 50 years — an aging population and a shift to the West

Canada faces a big demographic shift over the next 50 years, with a growing number of seniors […]

Monk: Southampton taught me a lot

Swansea manager Garry Monk spoke of the benefits of his football education at Southamption ahead of their […]

Atlanta airport is world’s busiest ahead of Beijing, London Heathrow and Tokyo Haneda

For the 16th consecutive year, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the US has been crowned the most […]

International Students Are The New Golden Goose For American Universities

When University of California-Los Angeles freshman arrive on campus in two weeks, an estimated 1 in 10 […]

Telus fielded 103,500 info requests from government, police

Telus Corp. received about 103,500 official requests for information about its customers last year, the Vancouver-based telecom […]

US Attempts Crackdown on Trafficking Along Southern Border

Nogales, Arizona, is notoriously known as a ‘tunnel city,’ utilized by drug traffickers to smuggle narcotics into […]

Don’t excise the Ex-Im Bank: Former US trade rep

The Ex-Im Bank is a lifeline for the battered U.S. nuclear sector, a former trade rep tells […]

Md. Teacher Wins $1M On ‘Wheel Of Fortune’

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A Silver Spring teacher has become the third contestant to win more […]

GB to face USA in Davis Cup opener

Great Britain will face seventh seeds the USA in the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup […]

Holly Willoughby WEEPS her way through final This Morning appearance before baby

SHE’S PREGNANT with her third child and today Holly Willoughby tearfully said a temporary goodbye to her […]

Will Drugmaker Akorn Have A Healthy Bounce Up?

Today let’s check out Akorn (AKRX), a pharmaceutical company based in Illionois. The firm develops specialty drugs […]

Ebola Awareness Campaign Begins

Sierra Leone launched a new campaign Thursday to try to contain the spread of the ebola virus. […]

Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

Microsoft is poised to release a major update to its Dynamics CRM and marketing applications in a […]

New Report Finds The Rich Are Getting Richer, But Also More Demanding

Technology consulting firm Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management have been issuing global wealth reports for nearly two […]

Stocks Push Higher; Dow, S&P 500 Hit All-Time Highs

The stock market scored more gains Thursday, one day after Fed Chief Janet Yellen reiterated her pledge […]

Federal Reserve takes enforcement against Santander

The Fed took an enforcement against Santander, saying the bank should not pay out dividends without prior […]

Apple delivers final non-security Mavericks update

Apple on Wednesday released OS X 10.9.5, what is most likely the last non-security update for Mavericks, […]

India and China sign landmark deals

India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India’s infrastructure […]

Former AT&T partners petition FCC to block DirecTV bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than ninety former business partners of AT&T Inc are demanding the Federal Communications […]

VW’s German workers will seek above-inflation pay rises-IG Metall

HANOVER, Germany, Sept 18 (Reuters) – German workers at Volkswagen AG will push for above-inflation pay rises […]

We Just Saw The Biggest Weekly Jump In Mortgage Rates Of The Year

Average US fixed mortgage rates saw their biggest weekly jump of the year, hitting their highest level […]

Despite USDA approval, Dow’s new GMO corn and soybeans face hurdles

Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. approval of Dow AgroSciences’ new genetically-modified corn and soybeans takes the agricultural […]

Greg Rickford meets U.S. energy counterpart Ernest Moniz

As energy files continue to dog the Harper government’s relationship with the U.S., Obama’s energy secretary, Ernest […]

NFL’s biggest sponsor backs Roger Goodell

PepsiCo CEO Nooyi says Goodell is man of integrity and she’s confident he’ll do the right thing […]

Yellen: Many American Families Are ‘Extraordinarily Vulnerable’

The head of the U.S. central bank says a “large share” of American families are “extraordinarily vulnerable” […]

Top millionaire growth? Hint: J.R. would be proud

Dallas was the fastest-growing city in 2013 when it comes to new millionaires, according to a new […]

'He was hilarious' Laura Carmichael on George Clooney's Downton Abbey appearance

DOWNTON Abbey star Laura Carmichael has spoken out about George Clooney’s guest appearance on Downton Abbey. read […]

Why Tech Schools Dominated Our List Of The Best Colleges In America

Business Insider has released its annual ranking of the Best Colleges in America. One trend is clear: […]

Ig Nobels promise scientific silliness – which is kind of the point

Most of the time, the world of science is dry for very good reasons. The rigor of […]

Jet Airways plane dropped 5,000 feet because co-pilot ‘fiddled with controls’

The Jet Airways co-pilot told investigators she was busy doing work on her tablet and did not […]

Amazon Fire OS 4 adds ASAP loading, user profiles, family media sharing, and more

Amazon is tacking several more features onto its Fire OS software, both for its new Kindle Fire […]

EU regulators agree on guidelines for ‘right to be forgotten’ complaints

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European regulators have agreed on criteria for judging appeals for the “right to be […]

In Transit Blog: A Paris Vacation, Cooking Class Included

Le Pavillon des Lettres hotel in Paris is offering a package in which guests take a cooking […]

Blustery barnet: Fearne Cotton is swept away as she arrives for work in knitted jumper

SHE’S A busy working mother and Fearne Cotton suffered a blustery mishap as she walked to work […]

Daughter of comedian Joan Rivers thanks fans for support, kindness

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Melissa Rivers, the only daughter of legendary comedian Joan Rivers, who died two […]

Fernandinho: City will recover

Midfielder Fernandinho is convinced Manchester City can be competitive in the UEFA Champions League despite their opening […]

Empowering women is good for the economy

Countries are waking up to the benefits of empowering women but there’s more to be done, says […]

Discovery Is Becoming More And More Ridiculous With Its Fake Documentaries

Despite widespread backlash over fake documentaries, supposedly educational networks are turning to them more and more in […]

Love of tartan unites Scots of all stripes

One element of Scottish culture which unites the whole of the country is tartan. Originally used to […]

Acceleration Seen in Ebola Outbreak, Death Toll Exceeds 2,600

At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has […]

Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge named couple Brits would like to share picnic with

More than 9.4 million of us wish to sit cross-legged on a picnic blanket with the royal […]

Tax effects on retirement savings

Do you take advantage of tax-favored retirement savings accounts? Congress is looking at ways to make IRAs […]

Consider College Options Carefully as a Transgender Student

Prospective students should ask if a campus has gender-neutral bathrooms and an LGBT center, experts say. read […]

Sterling hits 2-year high versus euro as Scotland votes

“It seems people are growing reasonably confident of a “No” vote in Scotland,” said Ian Gunner, portfolio […]

Report: Microsoft testing Office update with feature-finding ‘Tell Me’ tool, black theme, and more

When Microsoft launched Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium subscriptions in January 2013, the new model was widely […]

Nicole Scherzinger shows off her stunning figure in daring rainbow-print dress

IT MIGHT be coming to the autumn months, but it looks as though Nicole Scherzinger is still […]

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