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Queen Elizabeth II turns 92, to attend star-studded concert

Associated PressBy Associated PressApril 21 at 6:42 AM LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London. Sting, Tom Jones, Craig David and Kylie Minogue are among singers performing at the celebration at Royal Albert Hall, billed as the "Queen's Birthday

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-04-21 11:42:00

Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia: authorities

© Reuters. Relatives of a Palestinian electrical engineer Fadi al-Batash, who was shot to death in Malaysia, mourn outside his family house in the northern Gaza Strip

INVESTING.COM - 2018-04-21 11:40:00

Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was important member

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing. Hamas said Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh was a "loyal" member and a "sci

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-04-21 11:15:00

Ireland's Smyths Toys to buy Toys 'R' Us in Germany, Austria, Switzerland

BERLIN (Reuters) - Irish toys group Smyths Toys has signed a deal to take over Toys 'R' Us in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the German arm of the insolvent retailer said on Saturday. Once the largest U.S. toy retailer, Toys 'R' Us abandoned a plan to emerge from bankruptcy last month and said i

REUTERS - 2018-04-21 11:10:43

China's Xi says internet control key to stability

Reuters. Chinese President Xi Jinping meets World Economic Forum Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China must strengthen its grip on the internet to ensure broader social and economic goals are met, state news agency Xinhua reported on S

INVESTING.COM - 2018-04-21 11:02:26
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Politics News

Us and them ‎politics‏

A riveting sequence towards the end of Ava DuVernay’s 2016 documentary ‘13th’ intercuts scenes of racial violence from the 1960s with a recording of Donald Trump speaking at a rally – shortly after he has been heckled by an African American protester. “In the good old days, this doesn’t happen,” he

STABROEK NEWS - 2018-04-21 02:01:53

Claycord -- Talk About ‎Politics‏

This post is “Talk About Politics”.Please use this post to talk about politics, and keep politics out of the “whatever” thread.Thank you, and be kind to each other.Please Note: Users who use multiple names will be deleted. Please choose a name so others can easily chat with you. Users must provide a

CLAYCORD.COM - 2018-04-20 16:18:00

The end of professionalism in ‎politics‏ is upon us

As college students, we have all experienced applying for a job, which, in the end, requires a certain amount of experience to apply. It is frustrating, and quite frankly, seems unfair considering we are just now leaving 12 years of school. However, in recent years, the assumed requirement of politi


Home education : ‎politics‏

Something that perplexed many home educating parents in 2009 was why a major review of the legislation should be commissioned only a year after the publication of the Elective Home Education Guidelines. It was clear many local authorities and other bodies weren't happy with the status quo: what wasn


Campaign contributions swayed by neighbors ' ‎politics‏

If your neighbors can see your political participation, does that change how you participate in the political process? That's the question behind a pair of large-scale studies from UCLA Anderson's Ricardo Perez-Truglia, who explored how social influences affect political contributions and, by extens

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Business News

IMF says Congo Republic will get deal once conditions met

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The IMF will propose a financial arrangement to Congo Republic once the central African country has completed work needed to make its debt sustainable, the fund said on Friday, contradicting a claim by Congo that the deal was already done.

REUTERS - 2018-04-21 07:40:37

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21

Price Analysis The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC e

COINTELEGRAPH - 2018-04-21 07:31:00

Does The Rise In Oil Prices Tell A Wider Commodities Story?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Mark Eibel, director, client investment strategies, and Sophie Antal-Gilbert, consulting director, discussed the rising trend for the price of oil and other commodities.Eibel labeled commoditiesthe forgotten asset classand presented oil as a classic ex

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-04-21 07:11:15

China recycling policy impacting Skagit County

In a Wednesday, March 21, 20018 photo, La Conner resident Nancy Lewis drops off her recyclables at the Skagit County Transfer Station off Ovenell Road in Mt Vernon, Wash. China has restricted what recyclables can enter it's markets. With China banning the import of several types of recyclables _ inc

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-04-21 07:02:00

Trade Talk Tempers Asian Market Optimism

Quality and valuation may become more important to investors if volatility continues Investors began 2018 with a generally optimistic view, but this euphoria faded by quarter-end as protectionism and talk of a US/China trade war became a key concern. Despite investor pessimism, we expect further vol

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-04-21 07:01:20
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Technology News

Just How Random Are Two Factor Authentication Codes?

Have you noticed patterns in those ephemeral, six-digit tokens? There's a reason for that. Hotlittlepotato You know two-factor authentication tokens, the ephemeral, six-digit numbers you use as a second layer of security when logging into, say, your email? Those constantly updating, randomly generat

WIRED - 2018-04-21 11:00:00

Urban Legends wants to bring Migos and millennials into vinyl

Urban Legends is an online editorial/e-commerce hybrid platform launched in November 2017 by Universal Music Enterprises. The outfit sells vinyl and cassette tapes of classic hip-hop albums from Universal Music Group’s immense urban catalog and offers up in-depth, historical context with those same

DIGITAL TRENDS - 2018-04-21 10:00:31

AT&T sued for pilfering news-streaming ‎technology‏

filed suit against AT&T for skipping out on a $100 million deal to use the former company's news-streaming technology and hampering that's company's launch.According to aBloombergreport, My24hournews.com says that AT&T backed out of a $100 million investment in the streaming company. Yet the telecom

MSN.COM - 2018-04-21 00:31:21

Acer, Dell slash gaming laptop prices to make room for new Intel models

Now that Intel's new eighth-generation processors for latops are here, it's time for manufacturers to flush out the current stock for new, updated models. That means big discounts and flash sales to make room on store shelves for the latest and greatest. Two spotted discounts stem from Acer and Dell

CNBC - 2018-04-20 19:42:33

Quickcanoe ‎technology‏ backs Expo Jamaica

E-commerce company Quickcanoe.com will be using its technology to give support to Expo Jamaica, which opens today at the National Arena. Expo Jamaica, organised by the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) and the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA), is the largest trade show in the English-spea

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Entertainment News

How ` Scandal ' changed the ‎entertainment‏ world forever

After seven seasons of fierce politics and staggering drama, the era of 'Scandal' came to an end on April 19. Shonda Rhimes and Kerry Washington were the dream team that brought this powerhouse television show to fruition. More than just bringing great entertainment to international audiences, 'Scan

MSN.COM - 2018-04-20 09:41:08


Chris Pratt Embarks on Dangerous Journey in New ‘Jurassic World’ TrailerUS WeeklyThe Weeknd Is Casually ‘Dating’ Chantel JeffriesUS WeeklyChrissy Teigen Invites Kim Kardashian to Move in After Kanye’s TweetUS WeeklyClaire Danes, Hugh Dancy Expecting Second ChildUS Weekly'Dumb and Dumber' Reunion: Ji

MSN.COM - 2018-04-19 12:37:52

Report : Content marketing , branded ‎entertainment‏ spend surging

The content marketing industry has hit $106.2 billion worldwide, rising 8% in 2017, according to a report in The Drum, per PQ Media's Global Branded Entertainment Marketing Forecast. Consumer experiential marketing revenues hit $74.9 billion in 2017, a rise of 5.6% from 2016. Advertising, media and


Event : Sound Motion ‎Entertainment‏ Presents OmegaMode & Boarcrok

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Enjoy pre-match ‎entertainment‏ with partners Utilita

Southampton Football Club's Official Energy Partner, Utilita, will be at our home Premier League clash with Chelsea this weekend. Ahead of kick-off, they will have a number of activities around St Mary's to entertain supporters, including a Selfie Station and a Cyclone Challenge. Be sure to get inv

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Sports News

Predators' Ryan Hartman suspended one game for illegal check to head

When the Nashville Predators attempt to close out their series against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night they will be without forward Ryan Hartman. The NHL's Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday afternoon that Hartman has been suspended one game for an illegal check to the head of

NBC SPORTS - 2018-04-19 20:55:46

Ducks keep rolling, inch closer to home ice in first round

Thanks to their 5-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Friday night, the Ducks continued their recent run of great play and moved into the third playoff spot in the Pacific Division, jumping ahead of the Los Angeles Kings.


NHL Playoff Push: Blues look to leapfrog Avs before Saturday matchup

Only one game on the schedule Friday night has playoff implications, while the other three could have an affect on final seeds as we enter the last weekend of the regular season. Saturday is the big night when clinching scenarios come back into play. Here's an updated look at the standings: EAST The


NBA Power Rankings: LeBron James and the Cavs Return to Form

NBA Power Rankings: LeBron James and the Cavs Return to Form 0 of 14 We've almost reached the end of the 2017-18 regular season. The time for teams to move up or down these power rankings is running out. With near-full-season numbers established, it's not as easy to say some statistic is unsustainab


Dose: Kyrie's Season Over

The Celtics winning a championship without Gordon Hayward was already considered a long shot, but it doesn’t make the Kyrie Irving news any less painful. We’ll break down his injury and more in this Daily Dose as we navigate the tricky waters ahead for the NBA’s “silly season.” If you’re somewhat ne

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