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MAS Unveils Plan To Develop Singapore As Leading Financial Centre In Asia MAS Unveils Plan To Develop Singapore As Leading Financial Centre In Asia
- October 30, 2017

To this end, the MAS said it will take steps such as collaborating with financial institutions to create common utilities for services including electronic payments, as well as investing in research and development to develop solutions such as "distributed ledger technology" for inter-bank payments and trade finance. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Sunshine Today, Rain for Halloween NBC5 Forecast: Sunshine Today, Rain for Halloween
- October 30, 2017

Tuesday: Cloudy, with a 50 percent chance of showers, high near of 51. Wednesday: Mostly sunny, high near 78. Winds really pick up after dark tonight , with a sustained northwest wind at 15-25 miles per hour and gusts of 45-plus miles per hour. (more...)
First charges filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, CNN reports First charges filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, CNN reports
- October 30, 2017

The charges, which are still sealed under orders from a federal judge, mark a dramatic escalation for Mueller, as the drama surrounding the Justice Department investigation gradually moves from a political battleground into the courtroom. In bombshell testimony before Congress the ex-FBI chief said the president pressured him for loyalty and urged him to drop a probe into former national security advisor Michael Flynn . (more...)
First Dancing On Ice celebrity REVEALED First Dancing On Ice celebrity REVEALED
- October 30, 2017

Coronation Street actress Brooke Vincent has been confirmed as the first Dancing On Ice contestant. The new line up has been slowly drip-fed to us over the last few weeks with Holly and Phil presenting, and Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean as judges alongside the returning Jason Gardiner. (more...)
THE LAST SHIP Comes To The New Alexandra Theatre this April THE LAST SHIP Comes To The New Alexandra Theatre this April
- October 30, 2017

It will be revived at Northern Stage in March 2018, starring Jimmy Nail , who appeared in the Broadway version, before a United Kingdom and Irish tour. Sting's personal, political and passionate musical comes home to Newcastle , in an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance. (more...)
Season 1 character returns to 'The Walking Dead' [Spoiler alert!] Season 1 character returns to 'The Walking Dead' [Spoiler alert!]
- October 30, 2017

During the confrontation, Morales seems particularly annoyed at Rick for reasons now unknown, with the episode ending as Morales cocks the pistol while pointed at Rick's head. All-Out War continued in season 8 episode 2, with plenty of reasons for fans to be both excited and nervous about the future of Rick and the gang as the battles go on against Negan and The Saviors. (more...)
Robert Downey Jr. Reveals His Avengers 4 Chair Robert Downey Jr. Reveals His Avengers 4 Chair
- October 30, 2017

Avengers 4 was originally billed as being the second-half of a two-part story, but the studio eventually chose to go in a different direction and make the film standalone. The Iron Man actor will next be seen in Avengers: Infinity War , the third instalment of the Marvel team-up, which is due for release in May next year. (more...)
Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok breaks NZ box office records Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok breaks NZ box office records
- October 30, 2017

In Marvel Studios' " Thor : Ragnarok ", Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok-the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization-at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. (more...)
Delta: Flight Carrying Oklahoma Thunder Encountered Bird Delta: Flight Carrying Oklahoma Thunder Encountered Bird
- October 30, 2017

Patrick Patterson saw the lighter side of the unsettling incident, posting a photo to Snapchat and joking in the caption "When [you] accidentally hit Superman while flying". A spokesperson for the team tells The Oklahoman newspaper that all of their players, staff and coaches were safe. The team was on its way to Chicago when the in flight disruption occurred leaving the team puzzled as to what they could of possibly hit them in the sky. (more...)
See humour in context: Twinkle Khanna See humour in context: Twinkle Khanna
- October 30, 2017

For the uninitiated, Mallika Dua is no stranger to sexist jokes and adult humour. "Lots of laugh" on Twinkle's tweet. Is she actually being amusing or sarcastic? The controversy broke when Mallika and Zakir Hussain were fired from The Great Indian Laughter Challenge , which also stars Akshay as a judge, citing low TRPs. (more...)
Spanish FM: Catalonia Should Remain Part of Spain Spanish FM: Catalonia Should Remain Part of Spain
- October 30, 2017

Spanish stocks and bonds rallied this morning on the day the Spanish federal government was to assume control of the Catalonia region. In his turn, Puigdemont has refused to recognize Madrid's decision and called for peaceful resistance. (more...)
Varun Dhawan's 'October' to release on April 13 Varun Dhawan's 'October' to release on April 13
- October 30, 2017

October is slated to release on April 13 next year. The movie is being directed by ace director Shoojit Sircar who has hit films like Piku , Pink, Madras Cafe , etc.to his credit. Talking about the film, Varun had earlier said , "I am definitely happy and excited". While love and romance have been entwined with Indian cinema, there is abundance in that emotion that everyone can have their own interpretations of. (more...)
Aunt Karisma Kapoor reveals Taimur Ali Khan's first birthday plans Aunt Karisma Kapoor reveals Taimur Ali Khan's first birthday plans
- October 30, 2017

But what caught out attention was Karisma's revelation about her nephew Taimur Ali Khan's first birthday plans. Just recently, the Bamla Foundation hosted an event for special kids, and gracing the event was none other than Karisma Kapoor. (more...)
Jeff Bezos is once again richest man on earth
- October 30, 2017

This is the first time Bezos has ended a day on top of Forbes' Real-Time Billionaires List. He made more than $10 billion from the one-day stock surge and is now worth well over $90 billion. Until the end of the year, Amazon is eyeing revenue of $56 billion-$60.5 billion, or growing 28 percent-38 percent compared to 2016 achievement. It completed its acquisition of souq.com, the Middle East's leading e-commerce website, for $580 million in July 2017, and it acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 ... (more...)
Dwayne Johnson talks running for president at LA Comic Con Dwayne Johnson talks running for president at LA Comic Con
- October 30, 2017

The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star made the comment Saturday during a panel at Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con when an audience member asked if he still meant to run. Gamer kid Spencer turns into a muscle-bound adventurer ( Johnson ), jock Fridge becomes a diminutive brainiac ( Kevin Hart ), popular girl Bethany finds herself as a middle-aged professor (Jack Black), and wallflower Martha becomes a fearless warrior (Karen Gillan). (more...)
Actor Vikram's daughter Akshita gets married Actor Vikram's daughter Akshita gets married
- October 30, 2017

The few pictures of them seeking the blessings of M. Karunanidhi have already started going viral on the social media. K. Ranganathan is the Founder Chairman of CavinKare group of companies. Vikram looked to be a happy father during the whole event, while Akshita and Ranjith, who wore traditional outfits, looked elated. Now Fans of Vikram are excited after photos of his daughter Akshita's Marriage. (more...)
Why Robert Rodriguez Actually Cast Rose McGowan In Grindhouse Why Robert Rodriguez Actually Cast Rose McGowan In Grindhouse
- October 30, 2017

I've been harassed. I've been maligned... "I knew right then that every word Rose told me was true, you could see it all over his face". "I think she's wonderful and really talented and I'm going to cast her in my next movie, '" the director said. (more...)
USF falls to Houston 28-24, 12-game win streak snapped USF falls to Houston 28-24, 12-game win streak snapped
- October 30, 2017

Senior Emilio Nadelman's kick put USF ahead by three with 1:46 remaining, but the Bulls couldn't hold off Houston in the closing seconds in a 28-24 loss Saturday night in Raymond James Stadium. Petersburg made some defenders miss, but was eventually taken down after a 33-yard gain. The Bulls have rushed for at least 300 yards in five of seven games and Flowers has thrown for 12 scores with senior Marquez Valdes-Scantling (28 receptions, 382 yards) leading the way with four TDs. (more...)
'Smaller Thieves In PDP, Bigger Thieves Decamped To APC'- Lamido 'Smaller Thieves In PDP, Bigger Thieves Decamped To APC'- Lamido
- October 30, 2017

He said: "We have been on this issue of mid-term convention for some time". The APC Constitution, (October 2014, as amended) empowers the national chairman to summon meeting of NEC, which shall fix date for national convention. You know that a National Convention means a change of leadership in the ruling party. Coming before the 2019 Presidential, National Assembly and governorship elections, no one is ready to joke with it. (more...)
The Vanguard Group Inc. Reached $77070000 position of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)
- October 30, 2017

The company has market cap of $717.29 million. The stock decreased 1.81% or $0.29 on October 27, reaching $15.74. SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has risen 11.23% since October 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $115.00 target price on shares of NXP Semiconductors NV in a research report on Monday, October 31st. (more...)
Shane Warne hits back at magazine's The Bachelor report Shane Warne hits back at magazine's The Bachelor report
- October 30, 2017

The story which sparked the spin king's ire claimed Warne had been approached by network bosses and is "ironing out the finer details" of an estimated $1 million contract to try to find love on the show. "How can they continue to print lies about me, make up stories and get away with it?" he posted on Twitter. Unfortunately it looked like it wasn't meant to be, as Warnie wrote on Twitter later on Monday that the story wasn't true. (more...)
Corey Haim's mum slams Corey Feldman over sex abuse crusade Corey Haim's mum slams Corey Feldman over sex abuse crusade
- October 30, 2017

Feldman is also seeking help to "buy the security and the legal team that I need to help my family until the project is released". He's a scam artist. While Tinseltown is in turmoil over the shocking revelations of sexual abuse against women by the former mega-movie producer Harvey Weinstein , accusations long made famous by child actor Feldman are gaining traction as a reminder that sexual abuse is universal - and there may be bigger fish to fry. (more...)
A visit to Ennore Creek A visit to Ennore Creek
- October 30, 2017

In a series of tweets, Haasan said that the Vallur Thermal Plant and North Chennai Thermal Plant are dumping their ash waste in the river, and cited expert opinion to warn that north Chennai would get flooded even during normal rains. Kamal Haasan said, "I hear that under the guise of expanding the Kamarajar port, 1,000 acres of the river mouth is to be appropriated". The actor further added, "North Chennai will be flooded even if there are normal rains like previous year". (more...)
Corrie star leaves show over 'inappropriate behaviour' claim Corrie star leaves show over 'inappropriate behaviour' claim
- October 30, 2017

The actor's contract ended on Thursday after an internal inquiry over the claim made by the woman, according to a source. The actor was "devastated" following the allegations but does not know what the woman is accusing him of, beyond "inappropriate conduct". (more...)
Powerful Storm Could Knock Out the Power Tonight Powerful Storm Could Knock Out the Power Tonight
- October 30, 2017

Let's handle the rain first. The showers will be widespread and heavy at times. By the morning drive to work and school, any remaining showers will be tapering off. During this same time frame the wind will start to pick up and will be gusty, southwest 20-30mph with isolated power outages possible. A tropical storm system packing drenching rains and howling winds is forecast to sweep through the region Sunday into Monday . (more...)
New Taylor swift video scored 19 million views in the first day New Taylor swift video scored 19 million views in the first day
- October 30, 2017

The American singer-songwriter first dropped the bomb when she deleted every picture on her Instagram, giving the impression that Swift was bidding farewell to her online presence. It is worth mentioning that the previous clip Taylor swift was the record for views for the first day on video VEVO, managing to get nearly 29 million views. (more...)
Anthony Rapp Claims Kevin Spacey Made Sexual Advances Towards Him At 14 Anthony Rapp Claims Kevin Spacey Made Sexual Advances Towards Him At 14
- October 30, 2017

Spacey, he recalled, "sort of stood in the doorway, kind of swaying". Anthony Rapp claims Kevin Spacey tried to seduce him when he was 14 years old. As Spacey's fame blossomed, Rapp's anger about what happened fomented as well, and he shared his story with several friends who corroborated the account to Buzzfeed . (more...)
Justin Hartley of 'This Is Us' Weds Chrishell Stause Justin Hartley of 'This Is Us' Weds Chrishell Stause
- October 30, 2017

This Is Us celeb Justin Hartley, and his significant other, actress Chrishell Stause got married during a lovely and romantic outdoors ceremony yesterday. Quite a few of his co-stars were in attendance on his big day including Chris Sullivan , Sterling K. Brown , Milo Ventimiglia , Susan Kelechi Watson, Chrissy Metz and Mandy Moore . (more...)
Gwyneth Paltrow Wins Halloween With 'Seven' Costume Gwyneth Paltrow Wins Halloween With 'Seven' Costume
- October 30, 2017

On Sunday, the actress posted her costume, which only she could pull off: her head in a box, from the 1995 thriller, Seven . "Whaaaaaaatsssssintheboxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx? Genius! I laughed out loud", said another, while one congratulated the star by saying: "This is EVERYTHING". (more...)
RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell"
- October 30, 2017

RSP Permian , Inc is an independent oil and natural gas company. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 27 Buy, 3 Overweight, 0 Sell, 1 Hold and 0 Underweight. HollyFrontier had 55 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They issued a buy rating and a $45.00 price objective on the stock. (more...)