For today’s entertainers, social media has become a powerful tool to show support. Take, for instance, actress Elizabeth Banks. “Honestly, I am hoping to influence young people, and Twitter’s a great way to encourage them to lend their voice to the c… Read The post Gay Iconography: Elizabeth Banks’ ‘Pitch Perfect’ Presence appeared first on Towleroad.
Payton Banks makes 3-pointer with 23 second left to lift Penn State over Bucknell 62-58
After a shooter killed three people and wounded nine others on Friday, his motivations have been called into question by critics of Planned Parenthood who allege that the healthcare provider was not the target. While The Inquisitr, CNN, and other outlets have reported that the Colorado shooter targeted the Planned Parenthood, and that the shooting... Show More Summary
Submitted by Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk via Bawerk.net, Barring a disastrous NFP print this coming Friday the US Federal Reserve will change the target range for the Federal Reserve (Fed) Bank’s Funds rate from the current level of zero – 25bp to 25 – 50bp on December 16 th. Show More Summary
Khalid Mahmoud al-Jawabreh, 19, was killed by Israeli forces Thursday in al Arroub refugee camp in occupied West Bank. At his funeral there were calls to resist Israel violence, and clashes followed
You'd think investment banking would be lucrative. These days, however, some people are realizing that freedom is more valuable than money.
Dear Mrs. Merkel, To you, the past 10 years of your chancellorship must seem like a blur. Worldwide banks collapsed, whole states tumbled into the abyss. And with other heads of states and governments, you have spent nights in neon-lit conference rooms struggling over the future of our continent. Show More Summary
Here’s the insider information on how to find dirt cheap rooms in expensive South Africa!
The police are looking for an individual accused of robbing six women from four different banks in Midtown West and the Upper West Side this month. [ more › ]
Violence / Detentions — West Bank, Jerusalem 104 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces since October 1 (List) IMEMC 27 Nov — The full list of the 104 Palestinians and 16 Israelis killed since October 1st is below. In the latest numbers on injuries, from this past Friday, November 20th, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported that […]
The motivations of the shooter remain unclear. But conservatives have been quick to downplay them. The post Abortion Opponents Insist The Planned Parenthood Shooting Was Actually A Bank Robbery appeared first on ThinkProgress.
British challenger bank Atom on Tuesday sold a 29.5% stake in the business to Spanish banking group BBVA for £45 million ($68 million). It means the bank, which has yet to launch and will operate through just an app, has raised over £135 million ($203 million) to date. Show More Summary
By IMEMC | – – In a press conference this week, the Obama administration rejected Israel’s government request to recognize the construction of new [illegal] settlements in the occupied West Bank. The…
Vince Carter, it seems, still has the magic touch. The 38-year-old Memphis Grizzlies guard playing in his closed out the first quarter of Friday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks with a bank shot as time expired — from the three-point line on the opposite end of the court. Carter’s shot was officially measured at 61 […]
The Financial Stability Board (a mega quango set up under the G20 cover to make policy recommendations aimed at assuring that Too-Big-To-Fail banks are brought under some international oversight) has recently issued its position on the...Show More Summary
If you want to give your Apple Watch look a refresh but you don't want to spend a lot, these third-party Apple Watch bands are for you! No matter which way you look it, Apple's Watch bands skew towards a premium price point. If you a...Show More Summary
The Chinese currency can take up to 20 percent of the Russian Central Bank's foreign currency reserves, experts told Sputnik on Friday.
Jackson Pollock?s ?Mural? (1943), one of the twentieth century's most historic and influential paintings, is now in Germany after its monumental cleaning campaign at the Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles. The exhibition ?Jackson...Show More Summary
Central bank independence was supposed to end politically driven monetary policy. This column discusses new evidence showing a sizeable spike in the growth rate of cash and overnight bank deposits centred on election days. The spike is present in countries with weak political institutions, but not in OECD countries. Show More Summary