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The Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Downgraded to Hold at Vetr Inc
- February 15, 2018

Saturna Capital Corp, which manages about $3.98 billion and $3.09B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Glaxosmithkline Ads (NYSE:GSK) by 57,793 shares to 354,507 shares, valued at $14.39 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. 74,804 were reported by Tirschwell And Loewy. Eads Heald Invest Counsel invested in 42,126 shares or 1.27% of the stock. Fagan Assocs Inc holds 0.68% or 28,550 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Natalie Portman responds to 'Annihilation' whitewashing criticism Natalie Portman responds to 'Annihilation' whitewashing criticism
- February 15, 2018

Joining Portman are Jennifer Jason Leigh ("Single White Female", "The Hateful Eight"), Gina Rodriguez (" Jane the Virgin ", "Ferdinand"), Tessa Thompson ("Creed", " Thor: Ragnarok ") and Tuva Novotny ("Eat Pray Love"). And studios should look for more opportunities for some unbelievable actors and actresses who also identify as non-white. The casting choices were entirely mine. (more...)
Dev Patel to play David Copperfield in his next Hollywood film Dev Patel to play David Copperfield in his next Hollywood film
- February 15, 2018

Editors at the publication report that the film will offer a "modern take" on the classic Victorian novel. The one at the heart of Charles Dickens's 1850 novel, who suffers an impoverished and miserable childhood, before eventually becoming a successful and famous author. (more...)
Cobra Kai Teaser Revealed for the Karate Kid Sequel Series Cobra Kai Teaser Revealed for the Karate Kid Sequel Series
- February 15, 2018

Now, they're back with Danny, a vehicle dealer, disgusted by the fact that Johnny reopened the dojo. Back in 1984, The Karate Kid chronicled Daniel LaRusso's struggle against the Cobra Kai dojo before his epic face off against Johnny Lawrence in the finals of All-Valley Karate Tournament. (more...)
Active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County Active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County
- February 15, 2018

The suspect responsible for the shooting spree was identified by authorities as Nikolas Cruz , 19, a member of the US Army's Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program and a former student at the very school he attacked. His remarks came just one day after a deadly shooting in a Parkland, Florida , high school that killed 17 and injured at least 14. Yeoward said most of the shooting occurred in the building for the school's freshman class. (more...)
Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill
- February 15, 2018

Terry Kilgore, R-Scott, and Lamont Bagby, D-Henrico, to its final reading Tuesday, but with a floor amendment by Del. For almost two weeks, the utility regulation overhaul spearheaded by Dominion Energy has moved through General Assembly with relative ease, winning the endorsement of Democratic Gov. (more...)
FLORIDA MASSACRE: Here's what We Know About SUSPECT Nikolas Cruz FLORIDA MASSACRE: Here's what We Know About SUSPECT Nikolas Cruz
- February 15, 2018

He is in custody. In September, a YouTuber named Ben Bennight , 36, received a troubling comment on one of his videos from a commenter that went by 'Nikolas Cruz , ' which said , "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". However, according to media reports, Cruz was expelled past year after a fight with his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. United States vice-president Mike Pence thanked the law enforcement and emergency medical professionals who responded to the shooting: "Our hearts ... (more...)
Birmingham's Infinity Property & Casualty bought for $1.4 billion Birmingham's Infinity Property & Casualty bought for $1.4 billion
- February 15, 2018

Given these facts, WeissLaw is investigating whether IPCC's shareholders will obtain their fair and proportionate share of the Company's continued success and growth prospects. It has a 21.94 P/E ratio. It also provides reinsurance services and products. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q3. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) yearly performance is -1.50% and net profit margin is 0.20%. (more...)
Selena Gomez Reveals She May Never Overcome Her Battles With Depression Selena Gomez Reveals She May Never Overcome Her Battles With Depression
- February 15, 2018

After years of on and off dating, Selena and Justin reunited in October, right around the same time she ended her 10-month relationship with The Weeknd . The brunette beauty has reportedly made some headway with her mother, but Mandy is still not entirely convinced that Justin is the ideal boyfriend for her daughter. (more...)
Trump suggests Fla. shooting suspect was mentally disturbed Trump suggests Fla. shooting suspect was mentally disturbed
- February 15, 2018

As students began to run out of classrooms, officials say the teen set off gas grenades and began firing an AR-15 style rifle . Caesar Figueroa said when he got to the school to check on his 16-year-old daughter, he saw police officers drawing machine-guns as they approached the campus. (more...)
Kanye West settled lawsuit from 2016 breakdown Kanye West settled lawsuit from 2016 breakdown
- February 15, 2018

They accused the insurance company and their agents of having "purposely and maliciously" disseminated "privileged, private and personal information" about West to the media in a bid to undercut his claim. On Wednesday, Lloyd's settled their case with West for an undisclosed sum. He had been hospitalized in November 2016 after a series of concerts he gave where he went on freaky rants about Donald Trump and his friend Jay-Z. (more...)
UAE enter World Cup qualifiers UAE enter World Cup qualifiers
- February 15, 2018

Nepal's captain Paras Khadka was overwhelmed by the result: "Things have just worked for out for us, we have been working so hard for all these years and eventually it has happened for us, I am speechless". Earlier, Nepal had defeated UAE by four wickets on the ninth match of the series on the same field held on February 11. For the UAE, Rohan Mustafa (3-31) played a key role with his off-breaks and the last Namibian wicket in the 50th over by Rohan helped UAE keep a healthier net run ... (more...)
Louis chefs, two restaurants among James Beard Award semifinalists Louis chefs, two restaurants among James Beard Award semifinalists
- February 15, 2018

Central Florida chefs have been represented in the James Beard Foundation awards in the past. In 2016, in Best Chef: Southwest Dallas has four chef nominations out of 20: Matt McCallister, FT33; Teiichi Sakurai, Tei-An; David Uygur, Lucia; and Omar Flores, Casa Rubia. (more...)
Amy Schumer Reportedly Just Secretly Married Chef Chris Fischer Amy Schumer Reportedly Just Secretly Married Chef Chris Fischer
- February 15, 2018

Jennifer Aniston , Jake Gyllenhaal , Jennifer Lawrence , Larry David , and David Spade were just some of the 80 lucky people in attendance. Confirming the romance, she took to Instagram and shared a black and white photo of herself and Chris kissing in a photo booth at friend Ellen DeGeneres' 60th birthday party on Saturday. (more...)
Meek Mill's Lawyers File Petition to Get Rapper's Conviction and Sentencing Vacated Meek Mill's Lawyers File Petition to Get Rapper's Conviction and Sentencing Vacated
- February 15, 2018

Meek Mill's legal team is requesting the rapper be released from jail on bond due to an allegedly false testimony by a Philadelphia police officer in his 2008 trial. The officers, as reported by the writers of the story, had a "history of lying, racial bias, or brutality, in a move to block them from testifying in court". (more...)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4: release date confirmed Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4: release date confirmed
- February 15, 2018

Though Netflix has weaponized the all-at-once binge model, this is not the first time it has split up seasons of its shows. Both seasons of The Ranch have been released in a similar fashion, as well as the most recent season of Fuller House . (more...)
Bond in trouble: Pierce Brosnan asked to explain 'Pan Bahar' advert Bond in trouble: Pierce Brosnan asked to explain 'Pan Bahar' advert
- February 15, 2018

In 2016 Mr Brosnan told People Magazine that he was " deeply shocked and saddened " at the controversy. The health department sent Brosnan a notice for appearing in a "surrogate advertisement" for an Indian pan masala brand. The campaign was shut down after causing an uproar, including from Brosnan, who said he was " deeply shocked and saddened " that his picture had been used to advertise a unsafe harmful product. (more...)
Wink girl Priya Prakash to speak in Telugu!? Wink girl Priya Prakash to speak in Telugu!?
- February 15, 2018

On a complaint by some youths in the old city of Hyderabad , the police registered a case against director Omar Lulu and some others. "The lyrics are of a Malayalam folk song which is only sung during Muslim events". "But there has been some opposition from some old Muslims in the community". The film was to release on March 3rd but it will not release on June 14th, 2018. (more...)
Spice Girls are not going on tour, says Victoria Beckham Spice Girls are not going on tour, says Victoria Beckham
- February 15, 2018

However, former Posh Spice Victoria Beckham is putting her feet down to stop the onslaught of rumors once and for all. "The girls aren't going on tour", she said in NY on Saturday (February 10). What does that look like? We were just bouncing ideas around. Another idea doing the rounds is a potential sequel to the 1997 film Spice World. Part of what makes the Beckham family so awesome is that they're a tight-knit unit and despite the pressures of being in the public eye, they ... (more...)
Most dependable United States auto brands, according to the JD Power 2018 study Most dependable United States auto brands, according to the JD Power 2018 study
- February 15, 2018

Power's 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study , with the exception of the Chrysler Brand", FCA U.S said in a statement. "A 9 percent improvement is extremely impressive, and vehicle dependability is, without question, at its best level ever". Toyota was also a standout with six segment winners, the most of any corporate group: Lexus CT , Lexus ES , Lexus GS , Lexus RX , Toyota Prius and Toyota Tacoma . (more...)
On Valentine's Day, Aamir Khan Reveals His First Memory Of Love On Valentine's Day, Aamir Khan Reveals His First Memory Of Love
- February 15, 2018

Aamir Khan delighted his fans on Valentine's Day, with a special message and oh, did we tell you that he also revealed about his first memory of love? Others shared their own nostalgia and connect with the romantic song on Valentine's Day. But one day she left, and thus it was an unrequited love, something Aamir feels strongly about even today. " Pehla Nasha " is one of his favorite songs and he feels that it is also an ideal song for Valentine's Day. (more...)
Moon offers Lunar New Year's greetings to citizens Moon offers Lunar New Year's greetings to citizens
- February 15, 2018

If you chat with a Chinese lady in AsiaMe, you can ask her what kind of zodiac she is, and she will be very surprised at your understanding of oriental culture. Chinese New Year is coming up and if this is your first time celebrating, here's what you need to know. Most people prefer to wear red-colored clothes on the spring festival. (more...)
A medalist now too, Rippon embraces role at Olympics A medalist now too, Rippon embraces role at Olympics
- February 15, 2018

And a charming interview of a 13-year-old Rippon discussing his love of the sport and his dreams of making it to the Olympics is proof positive that he's right where he needs to be. "Seemed like a real nice kid, and he had Olympic aspirations even then as I recall". And I think maybe that's what people are kind of latching onto, that my story's different. (more...)
Barack & Michelle Obama Send Each Other Sweet Valentine's Day Messages Barack & Michelle Obama Send Each Other Sweet Valentine's Day Messages
- February 15, 2018

The former president also showed his love for his wife via Twitter writing that Michelle makes "every day and every place better". A 2014 victor for the National Medal of Arts, which Barack Obama presented to him, Wiley's work has hung in the halls of the Brooklyn Museum, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and several others. (more...)
Kanye West Celebrates Valentine's Day on Instagram Kanye West Celebrates Valentine's Day on Instagram
- February 15, 2018

Despite posting snaps of modern day power couples such as the now-divorced Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and Paris Hilton and Deryck Whibley, he refrained from nodding to two of the most famous married stars on Earth - his former friends Jay-Z and Beyoncé. (more...)
Retail Apparel Prices Jump in January as Overall CPI Also Rises Retail Apparel Prices Jump in January as Overall CPI Also Rises
- February 15, 2018

Today's CPI data showed downward pressure on inflation from a lesser increase in fuel prices than a year ago. Dow Jones , S&P 500 , NASDAQ, Gold, Silver and Crude Oil futures were down before trading kicked off. For the moment, the outlook remains upbeat for the big picture. The key level to watch is 3% on the 10-year US government bond, as that is a key area that could create added pressure on stocks, adds Ripley. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Celebrates 'Real' Pocahontas and Denounces US Treatment of Native Americans Elizabeth Warren Celebrates 'Real' Pocahontas and Denounces US Treatment of Native Americans
- February 15, 2018

Many have applauded her strategic retelling of Pocahontas' story as a clever means of taking a preemptive strike against President Trump , who has repeatedly invoked the name of the Native American historical figure in poking fun at Warren. (more...)
Futures point way higher before inflation Futures point way higher before inflation
- February 15, 2018

It remains down 7.3 percent from a record high on January 26 and is now priced at levels from early December. South Korea's KOSPI gained 1.1 percent, while Japan's Nikkei upped 1.5 percent after three consecutive days of losses that put it to a four-month low the previous day. (more...)
Here's How Kylie Jenner Celebrates Her First Valentine's Day After Stormi's Birth Here's How Kylie Jenner Celebrates Her First Valentine's Day After Stormi's Birth
- February 15, 2018

Half-sisters Kim, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian have made a living flaunting their tight curves. Jenner has been notoriously private over the past six months while gearing up to welcome her first child - but it seems she might finally be back to her old Instagram-posting ways. (more...)
Vic Damone, renowned American crooner, dies aged 89 Vic Damone, renowned American crooner, dies aged 89
- February 15, 2018

Inspired by his favorite singer Frank Sinatra , Damone began his more than half-century career as victor of Arthur Godfrey's Talent Search in 1947, leading to his becoming a regular on the show. In 1972, he was offered the role of Johnny Fontane in The Godfather . Vic's last original album came out in 2002 and, after suffering a stroke , chose to stay in the background and formed Vintage Records with his son to re-release his catalog of over 2,000 recordings. (more...)

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