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Author: 0 HSBC profits climb as Asia shift pays off

It reported net income of almost $3 billion, swinging from a loss of $617 million the previous year as revenue climbed 38 percent to $13.2 billion. "Our worldwide network continued to deliver strong growth in the third quarter, and our pivot to Asia is driving higher returns and lending growth, particularly in Hong Kong ", Mr Gulliver said.

Culture Selena Gomez Cries in First TV Interview About Life-Saving Kidney Transplant
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Cries in First TV Interview About Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

The Today show announced on Friday, October 27, that the segment will air next Monday. The third will be shown on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. Raisa, who is an actress herself, spoke humbly of her generous gesture in her own social media posts last month. The actress also took to Instagram after Gomez dropped the news saying she was "beyond grateful" God trusted her to save her friend's life - and changed hers in the process.

Culture Caroline Wozniacki beats Venus Williams to win season finale — WTA Finals
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki beats Venus Williams to win season finale — WTA Finals

After dominating the tie-break to take the opening set, Garcia was outplayed by Australian Open and Wimbledon finalist Williams, converting just one of her 13 break points. French girl had a chance to pull the break back in game 7 but Venus saved a break point to stay in the lead, and she closed the set with another break in game 8, which turned out to be the longest of the match.

Culture Russian model Vlada Dzyuba works herself to death in China
Author: 0 Russian model Vlada Dzyuba works herself to death in China

A teenage Russian model died from exhaustion during a three-month modeling assignment in China , Fox News reported. Her contract said she would work a maximum of three hours a week but she had worked non-stop during the prestigious Shanghai Fashion Week.

Culture Charges filed in the Russian election interference investigation, sources say
Author: 0 Charges filed in the Russian election interference investigation, sources say

The indictment, CNN reported , was sealed, and it was unknown who was being charged, and what the charges were. Plans were prepared Friday for anyone charged to be taken into custody as soon as Monday, sources told CNN . Trump, a Republican who was elected president last November, has denied allegations that his campaign colluded with Russians and condemned investigations into the matter as a witch hunt.

Author: 0 Linkin Park Performs Tribute Show for Chester Bennington

His wife Talinda Bennington told those in attendance that her husband would have loved the spirit of the evening. A almost three-hour long musical tribute to Bennington then ensued, featuring performances from Blink-182, Alanis Morissette , Avenged Sevenfold , No Doubt , Sum 41's Deryck Whibley and many more.

Culture Zachary Levi To Star In New DC Superhero Film 'Shazam!'
Author: 0 Zachary Levi To Star In New DC Superhero Film 'Shazam!'

The photo has Levi in a costume that looks like an updated version of Shazam's classic outfit complete with the flowing white cape, though this imagining appears to have more bronze-toned accents rather than the hero's more familiar gold touches.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin Blasts TMZ's Harvey Levin, Releases His Personal Number

I don't know her", a reference to Mariah Carey's infamous remark about not knowing Jennifer Lopez . Playing a voicemail from Levin that includes his private phone number, Griffin says that she has no interest in returning his phone call, but is comfortable sharing his information publicly as she was forced to field phone calls from angry Trump supporters who obtained her private info following the shock image that saw Kathy holding the head of Donald Trump earlier in 2017, as ...

Culture Guardiola eager for Phil Foden return following England U17's heroics
Author: 0 Guardiola eager for Phil Foden return following England U17's heroics

Barcelona's Sergio Gomez gave Spain the lead after Morgan Gibbs-White failed to make the most of a chance for England in as early as the third minute. Just after the cooling break, Spain doubled the lead against the run of play. Yet Guardiola, whose in-form team have taken 28 points from a possible 30 in the Premier League, felt Foden was better served playing against his peers on a global stage along with City colleagues Joel Latibeaudiere and Curtis Anderson.

Culture Twin blasts rock Mogadishu, several feared killed
Author: 0 Twin blasts rock Mogadishu, several feared killed

Police officer Major Abdullahi Aden told Reuters the auto bomb said: 'They are fighting inside. "Security forces have entered a small portion of the hotel building. "We wish God's mercy upon those who lost their lives in the attack, convey our condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and wish speedy recovery to the wounded".

Author: 0 Strange Comet or Asteroid Could be First Interstellar Object

The asteroid or comet has received the temporary designation of A/2017 U1 as the International Astronomical Union still has to formulate a convention for the nomenclature of this newly observed category of objects. CNEOS scientists subsequently analyzed its past and future trajectories, discovering it came from the direction of the constellation Lyra at a speed of 15.8 miles (25.5 km) per second and is headed on a one-way journey out of the solar system toward the constellation Pegasus, now ...

Culture Patriots LB Hightower out for season with torn muscle
Author: 0 Patriots LB Hightower out for season with torn muscle

The Patriots defense will need to play the rest of 2017 without their defensive captain. Former Alabama LB Dont'a Hightower is out for the season with a torn pectoral, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . No one player can duplicate Hightower's skill set, but multiple guys on the roster - David Harris , Elandon Roberts , Shea McClellin (eligible to return from IR in Week 10), and Cassius Marsh - can fill in.

Culture 'The Crown' Casts Olivia Colman to Replace Claire Foy
Author: 0 'The Crown' Casts Olivia Colman to Replace Claire Foy

Olivia Colman is next in line to star as Queen Elizabeth in the Netflix series The Crown , Entertainment Weekly announces . So Foy reprises her role in the upcoming second season of the drama, which will be released by Netflix on December 8.

Culture Maroon 5 to make tour stop in Denver
Author: 0 Maroon 5 to make tour stop in Denver

Led by lead vocalist Adam Levine, Maroon 5 has won three Grammy awards, sold more than 20 million albums and 48 million singles worldwide. The Red Pill Blues tour comes to Denver's Pepsi Center on September 9, 2018. The album features appearances by SZA , Julia Michaels , ASAP Rocky and LunchMoney Lewis. Maroon 5 will also be dropping by Philadelphia as their second-to-last city on the tour.

Culture More And More Brands Announce They Won't Work With Terry Richardson
Author: 0 More And More Brands Announce They Won't Work With Terry Richardson

According to The Telegraph , staff at Condé Nast International were told via an email Monday by James Woolhouse, the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer, to stop working with Richardson, They were also informed that any work with him that had already been commissioned but not yet published should be "killed or substituted with other material".

Culture AMD launches Ryzen mobile APUs equipped with Vega graphics
Author: 0 AMD launches Ryzen mobile APUs equipped with Vega graphics

Targeting ultrathin and 2-in-1 devices, the AMD Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U combine Zen with Vega graphics into an SoC for greatly improved performance. When it comes to graphics performance, AMD claims that its Ryzen 7 2700U APU alone outperforms an Intel Core i7-7500U with an Nvidia GeForce 950M GPU by 915 points to 900 in 3DMark Time Spy.

Culture Two Killed in Grambling State University Shooting in Louisiana
Author: 0 Two Killed in Grambling State University Shooting in Louisiana

Officials have told students that the shooting wasn't the act of a domestic terrorist or a lone wolf, but rather that it was a targeted killing spurred by a dorm room altercation. Caldwell was not, ABC News reported . "This is a terrible tragedy". Until the crime scene can be processed, all the students have been told to stay inside their dormitories.

Culture Kelly Accuser Comes Forward With Claims of Physical and Sexual Abuse
Author: 0 Kelly Accuser Comes Forward With Claims of Physical and Sexual Abuse

While Kelly has denied all of the previous allegations brought against him, Jones' claims of being "trained" do match comments from Jerhonda Pace, who said she was also "trained." Jones told the Rolling Stone that she met Kelly in 2011 at an after-party for a concert in Dallas - and that the two quickly began texting regularly.

Culture Mugabe removed as World Health Organization goodwill ambassador
Author: 0 Mugabe removed as World Health Organization goodwill ambassador

In a statement issued Sunday WHO director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus said he made a decision to rescind his appointment of Mugabe, 93, after listening to the flood of outrage and concerns voiced by worldwide leaders and health experts. The appointment sparked a chorus of criticism from human rights groups as well as from the British government , which described the move as "surprising and disappointing" given Zimbabwe's rights record, as well as given USA and European Union sanctions ...

Culture Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump after condolence call
Author: 0 Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump after condolence call

Lemon played a clip of Mrs Johnson's interview with ABC where she said she had been moved to tears with anger and frustration at the president's response. The deal took place while Clinton was secretary of State, but her campaign and former State Department officials have said she was not involved in the approval process.

Culture Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani welcome first child
Author: 0 Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani welcome first child

Esha and Bharat have already decided the name of the child, but they will officially announce it on the day of naming ceremony. Former actor Deol gave birth to a baby girl around noon on Friday, October 20, at Hinduja Healthcare in suburban Mumbai.

Culture Kit Harington CRIED Finding Out How 'GOT' Ends & UH OH
Author: 0 Kit Harington CRIED Finding Out How 'GOT' Ends & UH OH

The 30-year-old actor plays Jon Snow on the hit HBO programme, and during an appearance on the U.K.'s The One Show on Friday, he shared that he and his castmates wept at a recent read-through. "Don't do all of that, '" the actor said . For eight years-almost a decade!-we've been following the clashing kingdoms of Westeros, worshipping Khaleesi 's relentless queenly fierceness (and icy winter fashion , and platinum waves ), and falling a tiny bit in love with IKEA-rug-wearing Jon ...

Culture Supposed sharp-eyed critics of suburbia: No seriously, we never knew about Weinstein
Author: 0 Supposed sharp-eyed critics of suburbia: No seriously, we never knew about Weinstein

Matt Damon says that he was aware of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment of Gwyneth Paltrow . Also, I knew he was a womanizer. "You had to spend about five minutes with him to know that he was a bully, he was intimidating". He said "You don't have to have children to think in terms of how Harvey Weinstein and people have treated women and to think how awful that is, you don't need children to point you in that direction".

Culture Justin Timberlake to Perform at 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show
Author: 0 Justin Timberlake to Perform at 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Many pop culture critics have argued that Jackson's career suffered in the wake of the controversy, while Timberlake's thrived. But when it comes to the Super Bowl, he's perhaps remembered more for his 2004 performance of " Rock Your Body " with Janet Jackson in which he ripped off part of her costume, revealing part of her breast adorned with a nipple shield.

Culture Lonzo Ball Struggles In NBA Debut
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Struggles In NBA Debut

Ball has 78 games ahead of him this season in which he won't have to play against Beverley. He also talked acknowledged the expectations surrounding him, while adding that he was just as disappointed with his performance in his first National Basketball Association game.

Culture Liam Payne's New Song Is Full Of Breakup (And Makeup) Sex
Author: 0 Liam Payne's New Song Is Full Of Breakup (And Makeup) Sex

Perhaps it's because, while Nicole Scherzinger might be entertaining on the show, we've never seen her as anything other than a ready-made, always glamorous pop star. He told The Sun: "There's one song that is basically phone call that happened between me and her when she was about to let it go". "This is a long time ago.

Culture Why Did Harvey Weinstein Choose To Dispute Lupita Nyong'o Over Other Accusers?
Author: 0 Why Did Harvey Weinstein Choose To Dispute Lupita Nyong'o Over Other Accusers?

When Weinstein allegedly attempted to stand up and take off his trousers, Nyong'o turned to leave. "But I made a quiet promise to myself to never ever work with Harvey Weinstein ". Many of those accusing Weinstein of racism, on top of everything else, failed to mention he had also specifically refuted claims by Ashley Judd , in the early days of the ever-growing controversy.

Culture Mali bundle Ghana out of Under-17 World Cup
Author: 0 Mali bundle Ghana out of Under-17 World Cup

Against the run of play, Salam Jiddou played a one-two with N'Diaye and found Hadji Drame who slotted the ball home in from an angle. The conditions turned for the worse in the second period when the teams returned from the tunnel with the downpour getting heavier by the minute.

Culture India beat Malaysia 2-1, lift Asia Cup title
Author: 0 India beat Malaysia 2-1, lift Asia Cup title

India started off the finals in dream fashion as Ramandeep found the back of the net in the first five minutes of the first quarter. Ramandeep Singh opened the scoring for India in the first quarter when he flicked in a lovely pass from SV Sunil on the right flank into an unguarded goal as the keeper came forward to prevent the shot and paid the price.

Culture Trump to allow release of thousands of JFK files by National Archives
Author: 0 Trump to allow release of thousands of JFK files by National Archives

While many have argued his death came at the hands of his own government, there is no conclusive evidence to prove that Kennedy's killer, Lee Harvey Oswald , acted in consort with anyone else. "No reason 2 keep hidden anymore", Grassley tweeted earlier this month. Some have expressed concerns that the documents could be embarrassing to Mexico and damaging to US-Mexico relations.

Culture Diwali - The festival of lights - in pics
Author: 0 Diwali - The festival of lights - in pics

During his term it was celebrated mostly in the India Treaty Room of the adjacent executive office building, which is part of the White House complex. No explanation was given to reporters who had lined up on the portico outside the Oval Office, overlooking the Rose Garden. In his remarks, Mr. Trump said Indian-American neighbours and friends have made incredible contributions to the country - and to the world.

Culture Katy Perry gets stuck mid-air on planet prop during concert
Author: 0 Katy Perry gets stuck mid-air on planet prop during concert

You'd better put your phones up, it's a YouTube moment!' While the 32-year-old handled the situation pretty well, you could tell she was definitely freaked out about being stuck! They're low-key talking to me in my ear right now, it's a whole big thing.

Author: 0 Riding High: Dow Jones Just Hit the 23000 Mark

The Dow Jones Industrial Average . DJI briefly ticked above 23,000 on an intraday basis on Tuesday, putting it on track for its fourth-shortest gallop between thousand-point milestones in its more than 100-year history. Also boosting some health insurers and U.S. hospital operators was news of a bipartisan deal in the U.S. Senate to stabilize Obamacare. Shares of the world's first big computing company jumped 7.65 percent, after the company reported quarterly revenue beat.

Culture Kelly defends Trump's call to Gold Star widow
Author: 0 Kelly defends Trump's call to Gold Star widow

Kelly issued the harsh rebuke against Wilson after describing how he was "stunned" and "heartbroken" that she had listened in on a call between Trump and the widow of a slain serviceman and then publicized its contents. Trump denied having made the comment in a tweet and a Wednesday statement at the White House. "He knew what the possibilities were". In response, Kelly told him what General Joseph Dunford, now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told him when Robert Kelly was killed.

Author: 0 Ousted Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif Indicted On Corruption Charges

An anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law over corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). She also said that the party [PML-N] is united and those attempting to break the party are themselves breaking. "I hope I will get justice", he told reporters in London in remarks broadcast by local Geo TV, adding that he would travel home to attend the next court hearing.

Culture Han Solo Movie 'Solo' Brings So Low Expectations
Author: 0 Han Solo Movie 'Solo' Brings So Low Expectations

However, a Star Wars fansite later claimed that the directors' "screwball comedy angle" was "starting to interfere with what the character of Han Solo is really about". Since then, Howard has been working nearly non-stop, with extensive reshoots that have likely changed the film considerably from its original version as he shows regularly on his social media accounts.

Culture Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA Reportedly Have No Interest in Suspension Reduction Talks
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA Reportedly Have No Interest in Suspension Reduction Talks

Following this positive news, the running back is likely to play the team's next two games - at San Francisco and then at Washington. The person told the AP that U.S. Failla will ultimately decide if Elliott gets a preliminary injunction, similar to what he got from Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Culture Blac Chyna is suing ALL the Kardashians
Author: 0 Blac Chyna is suing ALL the Kardashians

New documents have surfaced in Blac Chyna's lawsuit against her ex Rob Kardashian that allege the 30-year-old father of her child was verbally and physically abusive even after their break up in December 2016. "They chose to start a war by trashing her online repeatedly, so it's on ... and we are going to vigorously fight for Chyna in this case", Chyna's attorney Lisa Bloom told Us Weekly .

Culture Colorado teenager fatally stabs 2 young siblings, police say
Author: 0 Colorado teenager fatally stabs 2 young siblings, police say

He was in serious but stable condition after he was stabbed during the confrontation with his son, Black said. Jefferson is being treated for non-life-threatening wounds. By the time he was near Effingham, he had run out of gas, so he poured what little gas he had in the rear of the vehicle and set the auto on fire. The 19-year-old, Malik Vincent Murphy, has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Culture Gord Downie dead: The Tragically Hip lead singer dies aged 53
Author: 0 Gord Downie dead: The Tragically Hip lead singer dies aged 53

Downie's interest in First Nations advocacy came to the fore during the previous year of his life, aided by Secret Path , but he previously wrote numerous The Tragically Hip songs that concerned themselves with First Nations issues, including Now the Struggle Has a Name (2009) and Goodnight Attawapiskat (2012).

Culture Game Of Thrones' Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas
Author: 0 Game Of Thrones' Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas

They each shared an image of the Game of Thrones star with her hand on top of the singer, showing off the stunning engagement ring. But while the pair may have taken the next step in their relationship, don't expect either to start planning their big day anytime soon.

Culture EU Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 EU Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

Kim said North Korea will not target any country that does not join a US-led military campaign. Speaking at the UN, North Korea's Deputy Ambassador Kim In Ryong said that his country would not consider dismantling its nuclear weapons till the time United States reverses its "hostile" policy.

Culture Dramatic story of Carrie Fisher's revenge on Hollywood sex pest
Author: 0 Dramatic story of Carrie Fisher's revenge on Hollywood sex pest

And when she wasn't doing either of those, Fisher was schooling young actresses by giving them some advice that was born out of her hard-learned experience. In a time where you might be feeling more than a little bit depressed about sexual harassment and how predatory men pretty much get away with assaulting women, you NEED to hear how Carrie Fisher handled an abuser.