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Why asking a female celebrity about fashion isn't automatically sexist

The actress was attending the event where she was being honoured for her work with Child Rescue Coalition , a non-profit organisation which aims to track online predators who target children. "There are millions of files all over the world being traded every single day of child pornography", said Lively, who was partly inspired to commit herself to the cause on account of her being a mother to two children. Read More »

Pence: US Will Meet Any Nukes With 'Overwhelming' Response

He told 2,500 military personnel at the Yokosuka Naval Base , a hub for the US Navy in the western Pacific, that "North Korea is the most unsafe and urgent threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific". Vice President Pence, visiting Japan on his 10-day tour of Asia, said the US has launched bilateral talks with Tokyo in the hopes of reaching a new trade agreement. Read More »

White House defends portrayal of 'armada' push towards Korean peninsula

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A USA defense official told CNN at the time the decision had been made in direct response to North Korean provocations. If China decides to help, that would be great. North Korea celebrated the Day of the Sun, an annual event commemorating the birth of the country's founder Kim Il Sung. It was supposed to be steaming toward North Korea more than a week ago, an "armada" signaling American resolve. Read More »

Pence takes message of United States resolve against North Korea to Japan

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Pence struck a stern tone as he began talks with Abe and other Japanese leaders after arriving at a US naval base from South Korea. North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, accused the United States on Monday of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time" and said the North's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary". Read More »

E*TRADE Financial Corp (ETFC) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

ETFC has been the subject of a number of other research reports. 01/27/2017 - E*TRADE Financial Corporation had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was first reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark law. Read More »

Analyst's Earnings Expectations: Kate Spade & Company's (KATE)

Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.92 while Long term debt to equity ratio for same time period is 0.91. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. The firm earned $ 271 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $299.08 million. The company's revenue was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Read More »

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

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The House and Senate have been negotiating for weeks on a bill that would keep the government open past April 28, when most agencies run out of funding. This White House meddling isn't going over well with Democrats. Instead, they are working on a bill that could pass with significant Democratic support. Read More »

Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

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It wasn't immediately clear whether the fire caused the outage, which swept through the city after 9 a.m., or was ignited as a result of the outage, the article said . "It's a little scary because it sounds like it's pretty widespread", said Jane Bloom of San Carlos, who was delayed by the power outage while traveling on BART. Read More »

Pence: United States will honour refugee deal with Australia

US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday reaffirmed "the strong and historic alliance between Washington and Australia" while visiting Sydney . "I bring you those good wishes from the President and the American people, and I look very much forward to our discussion today", the vice president added. Read More »

Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

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The event sounds exactly like the kind of thing Obama said he would do in his life after the presidency: "President Obama and Young Leaders to Hold Conversation on Civic Engagement", reads the announcement from the office of the former president. Read More »

Plant Health Care plc (PHC) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund invested in 0.05% or 32,511 shares. Over the last 52 weeks Wh Smith's stock price has increased by 2.3% from 1755.58 to 1796. The High Street business operates from approximately 612 High Street stores. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. Read More »

Oil Prices Little Changed Ahead of Inventory Projections

Reports this week said that OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is pushing the cartel's producers to extend the agreement by another six months at their meeting in May. The increase is said to reflect growing demand from Asia, which is anticipated to lead oil demand growth. Despite a bigger than expected drop in USA crude oil inventories, oil prices fell from their five-week highs, reached last week after the United States launched a set of airstrikes against the Syrian government. Read More »

Oil prices fall on expected climb in US production

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Crude traders and investors in Asia also had their first chance to assess a 13th consecutive increase in the rig count by drillers of USA shale oil . Oil prices hit their lowest in 11 days on Tuesday on news that USA shale oil output in May is expected to post the biggest monthly increase in more than two years, fuelling concerns that US production growth is undermining efforts to cut oversupply. Read More »

BHP Billiton plc 21.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie

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Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded BHP Billiton Limited from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th were paid a dividend of $0.80 per share. This represents a yield of 4.23%. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of BHP Billiton plc (BBL ) is -5.7 percent. Read More »

Oil Gains After Saudi Arabia Backs Deal to Extend Global Supply Cuts

The biggest producer in OPEC cut output by 111,000 bpd last month to 9.9 MMbpd, according to the person, who asked not to be identified because the information isn't public. Several factors still offered support to oil prices. Support is building within the OPEC to extend its oil production cuts beyond June. West Texas Intermediate for May delivery rose as much as 38 cents to $52.62 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange and was at $52.38 at 12:21 p.m.in Hong Kong, on course for ... Read More »

French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting

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Macron nor Ms. Le Pen is the candidate of France's hitherto strongest, traditional parties, the Socialists and the re-named Republicans. Opinion polls have for months forecast that far-right leader Marine Le Pen would make it through to the run-off, but then lose in the final stage. Read More »

Netflix (NFLX) Reaches 98.75 Million Members

For the quarter ended 31 March, Netflix claimed 98.75 million streaming video subscribers worldwide, adding 4.95 million new members in the three-month period. "You know, think about it, when you watch a show from Netflix and you get addicted to it, you stay up late at night", Hastings said . About 51 million of Netflix's subscribers are in the U.S. Read More »

Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

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President Donald Trump apparently will miss another deadline for another goal he once confidently touted for his administration. In a declassified report , USA intelligence agencies concluded that Russian intelligence operatives broke into the Democratic National Committee's computer networks, releasing the content of private emails online in order to politically hurt Hillary Clinton and help Trump. Read More »

Trump administration escalates its threat to strip funding from 'sanctuary cities'

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Justice Department said in the letters Friday that it would withhold federal law enforcement grant money unless the jurisdictions can document cooperation. The lobbying effort by local communities against the measure is long-standing. Back in March, Sessions urged the so-called sanctuary jurisdictions - without singling any out - to "consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizens" by resisting federal immigration enforcement. Read More »

Apple Self-Driving Car Program To Be Tested In California

Unearthed by Autonews , a recent update to the California Department of Motor Vehicles' website reveals Apple is the latest in a long line of automakers and technology firms to be given the green light to test autonomous vehicles. It joins 29 other companies that have already been issued such approval. Apple has reportedly a thousand workers assigned to the Project Titan . Why this matters: This is the first indication we've seen in a while that Apple's super-secret Project ... Read More »

Chiefs have NFL-high 12 more net rest days than their opponents

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It's clear the Raiders' 12-4 record in 2016 excited TV executives, because the Silver and Black will be featured in five primetime matchups. The Broncos are scheduled for five prime-time games this season, two on Monday Night Football , two on Sunday Night Football and one on Thursday Night Football . Read More »

March for Science Teach-in and Rally on National Mall

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The March for Science is modeled on the Women's March On Washington, which attracted millions of protestors around the country and about 500,000 in Washington, D.C. March for Science is the latest in a series of national demonstrations that have been staged since Trump's inauguration almost 100 days ago. Rather, they argue, it is pro-science . Read More »

Trump signs executive orders on financial services

He also teased that there will be a "big announcement" on tax reform next Wednesday. They don't believe tax cuts must be fully paid-for in legislative text, clalming that the economic growth they create will counterbalance any additional money the tax cuts add to the national debt. Read More »

Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad

The region's housing market has seen prices jump more than 33% over a year, with the average detached house selling for $1.21-million dollars. Wynne says the plan will make buying or renting a home a fairer and more affordable process for residents in Ontario. Read More »

BP Alaska Well Still Leaking Gas as Plans Proceed to Close It

The spray of crude, along with "minor" oil leakage over the past few days, was fairly isolated and stopped leaking altogether Sunday, according to a statement from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. About 45 minutes later, they determined that the well was spraying a mist of crude oil into the air. The ADEC also said that two leaks have been identified at the well, one near the top and one further down the well assembly. Read More »

Is That Bill O'Reilly or Donald Trump You're Talking About?

Baldwin's O'Reilly realizes in the skit that one of the Fox News reporters is not on the scene and no longer works for the network. The Fox investigation was put in motion by a complaint filed by Wendy Walsh , once a regular guest on the "O'Reilly Factor ", on the network's anonymous hotline last week. Read More »

Cal Thomas column: What next with North Korea?

Tensions between the USA and North Korea have soared in recent weeks following a drumbeat of missile tests and fears that Pyongyang may be readying a sixth nuclear test. "The reports are not true", the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said Friday. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech to U.S. and Japanese service members on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered super carrier, at the U.S. Read More »

U.S. crude oil stocks drop

EIA reported crude oil stocks down 1 million barrels and total stocks down 1.1 million barrels from one year ago. West Texas Intermediate for May delivery dropped $1.97, or 3.8 percent, to settle at $50.44 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Read More »