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CBS to air animated 'Michael Jackson's Halloween' special


Michael Jackson's Halloween will, obviously, arrive sometime around the Halloween season, though a specific date and time has not been revealed. Alongside a dog named Ichabod , Vincent and Victoria wind up at 777 Jackson Street at the mysterious - and aptly named - This Place Hotel (a reference to the Jackson's 1980 song of the same name ). Read More »

Fire Continues To Cause Problems On I-80 In Sierra


Interstate 80 has reopened near the California-Nevada line where firefighters now estimate 20 percent containment of a blaze that's burned through about a square mile of rugged canyons west of Reno. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection Chief Charles Moore says it's "an unpredictable situation". The Sierra Front Interagency Fire Center estimates 670 acres have burned. Read More »

Nigerian VP meets with ailing President Buhari in London


Meanwhile, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state alleged that members of the cabal in Aso Rock are in serious confusion as to whether to return President Buhari to the country with his current health travails or not. Officials have not disclosed details of Buhari's illness, which has caused fierce speculation in Nigerian media and on social media about his ailment and whether he will seek a second term in the 2019 election. Read More »

Man in wheelchair crowdsurfs to stage at Coldplay show, joins performance


Martin came up with a little song about Dublin and Rob , who played the harmonica during the performance. Coldplay are renowned for getting their fans up on stage during their gigs. "The video is going viral since and my phone hasn't stopped". "Last night I had a once-in-a-life-time experience", he said speaking to the BBC . Read More »

The World Bank's $1b for women entrepreneurship is drop in the ocean


But Michael McFaul, the United States ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama, said Ivanka Trump subbing in was unusual. Ivanka was given the official title of "First Daughter and Advisor to the President" early in the adminstration, amid outcry that an unofficial role exempted her from ethics rules. Read More »

Gianluigi Donnarumma signs new AC Milan contract


This led to a backlash against the Milan academy graduate. He won a first Italy cap in September a year ago, becoming his country's youngest goalkeeper, and was part of the U21 squad at this summer's European Championships. Meanwhile, Donnarumma's older brother, Antonio, has also agreed to a deal with the club worth €1 million per season. This morning's Gazzetta dello Sport expects a €70m release clause to be inserted into the new deal. Read More »

Employee takes sick leave for mental health, CEO's response is refreshing


But Madalyn Parker , a web developer at software company Olark , knows how important it is to look after her emotional well-being, and recently made a decision to take two days out to focus on her mental health. Parker herself has shared before about the struggle to balance mental health with work. "It's 2017. I can not believe that it is still controversial to speak about mental health in the workplace when 1 in 6 Americans are medicated for mental health", wrote Congleton on the blog ... Read More »

Church of England calls for ceremony to 'mark a person's gender transition'


Jayne Ozanne, the LGBT campaigner who presented the motion , said that " gay cure therapy " should have "no place in the modern world". "LGBT orientation and identity is not a sickness". The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights and the U.N. Committee Against Torture are among the global bodies that also oppose the controversial practice. Read More »

India Approves, Inc. (AMZN) Plans To Store, Sell Groceries


Food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur had said that after allowing 100% FDI in food retail in India, the government had received strong interest from several companies. "Once this approval comes through, it will allow Amazon to control the supply chain end-to-end and will allow Amazon to invest in every part of the supply chain", the report added. Read More »

Trump Administration Delays, Moves to Rescind Foreign Entrepreneur Rule


Immigrant entrepreneurs are job makers, not job takers". The National Venture Capital Association, an industry trade group, also criticised the Trump administration's step in a statement . Last month, the organization brought several entrepreneurs and investors to the White House during the technology summit to further plead the case for the rule. Read More »

Marko Arnautovic requests transfer from Stoke City

Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic has handed in a transfer request, according to multiple reports . Stoke rejected the offer from Hammers and, despite the uncertainty surrounding his future, Arnautovic started the club's pre-season victory over Swiss side Neuchatel Xamax . Read More »

More than 300 people now alive in Cumbria thanks to organ donation


Amit Singhal, Associate Director of Liver Transplantation & HPB Anaesthesia at BLK Super Speciality Hospital. Nearly 2,000 received transplanted pancreas and 1,000 transplanted intestines. "If you are happy to donate you should get yourself signed up and let your family know, and take that hard decision away from them". Organ donation only occurs from a registered donor with their consent, or if the family has given permission after deathAre there any restrictions for organ donation? In ... Read More »

US Shares Little Changed Ahead of Earnings, Yellen; Tech Gains


Investors are paying attention to whether oil prices can pull out of a slump-and whether the technology sector (XLK) can follow through on Friday's rally, which left the Nasdaq Composite higher by 1%. OFF THE MARKET: Abercrombie & Fitch slid 20.3 percent after the struggling teen fashion retailer said over the weekend that it is no longer up for sale. Read More »

PM orders inquiry into 'appalling' contaminated blood scandal


Downing Street said Tuesday the probe will aim to "establish the cause of this appalling injustice". Hunt said the UK-wide inquiry would look into the deaths of 2,400 people which took place before the mass screening for hepatitis C of everyone who was given blood before September 1991. Read More »

Amazon is unleashing a new service that should terrify Best Buy


Smart-home gadgets are one of the fastest-growing segments of the consumer electronics industry, but they can be hard to set up and integrate with each other. Preferred qualifications include past work as an Apple Genius or Geek Squad Double Agent. Then again, some of Amazon's big recent moves - the rollout of a chain of Amazon bookstores and its plan to acquire Whole Foods - seem to be a clear recognition by Amazon that, in some categories, there's still huge value in translating ... Read More »

Prince Harry to pop the question


As for the date the nuptial would be held, Harry would have to check in with his grandmother The Queen for final date approval and ensure there's no clashes with the jam-packed royal calendar. A friend of the star said, "She thought it'd be fun". We are sure there was nothing between them except some innocent flirting but what will Meghan think when she sees the photos? According to reports , the actress tried on a traditional outfit with a "strapless bodice and ruffled skirt" by ... Read More »

Abercrombie & Fitch ceases talks with potential buyers


Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 15,825 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $189,000 after buying an additional 1,037 shares during the last quarter. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.80%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.53) EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Abercrombie & Fitch Company will post ($0.30) EPS for the current year. Read More »

Blood donations needed as supplies dwindle during summer


The Central Coast region has impressively stepped up in the past in response to similar calls to grow the blood inventory, by donating blood in truly significant amounts when compared to the rest of the U.S. Giving blood takes less than one hour and each donation can save three lives. Schedule a donation today and save lives tomorrow . A press release from United Blood Services said there is a critical blood shortage nationwide. Read More »

First vaccine to show protection against gonorrhoea


The vaccine was estimated to have reduced gonorrhoea cases by 31 percent - a level that would decrease the prevalence of the disease by about a third within 15 years. But we needed proof. Individuals from Cuba and Norway also received the vaccine. The research team studied over 14,000 people aged 15-30 who'd been diagnosed with gonorrhoea at sexual health clinics across New Zealand and who had been eligible for the MeNZB vaccine during the emergency vaccination programme. Read More »

United Kingdom court hearing begins for terminally ill baby


Grant Armstrong, representing Charlie's parents, said there was encouraging evidence from researchers at the Vatican's children's hospital about an experimental treatment. on Wednesday to produce the details, with another hearing scheduled for Thursday. On Monday, the judge instructed Charlie's parents to cite the source of all evidence, when it was produced and what difference will it make for their son. Read More »

North Korea warns USA bombing drills risk pushing peninsula to 'tipping point'


The North Korean missile test was carried out despite a ban by the UN Security Council and once again caused serious concern among the worldwide community. These were the same officials that flanked Kim Jong-un last Saturday when senior officials visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun , the country's sacred mausoleum for former leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong-il, to mark the 23rd anniversary of Kim Il Sung's death. Read More »

James Rodriguez joins Bayern Munich on two-year loan


While the 34-year-old hasn't yet made a decision over where he'll play next, it appears PSG have certainly complicated the process. "We're very happy about this transfer", said Bayern's executive board chairman, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. He is unsafe, sets up many chances and shoots to great standards. "We've increased the quality of the squad significantly with this transfer". He flies with Ancelotti s squad on their tour of China and Singapore, which leaves on Sunday, and will include stars ... Read More »

Trump says had 'great meeting' with Moon, Abe

United States president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg on Saturday. State news agency Xinhua said that Xi will order China's navy to join USA -led military exercises in the Pacific Rim in 2018. Read More »

Tour de France favourite Richie Porte hits rocks in horror crash

During Stage 9, seven riders fell so far back that they missed the time cut and are now out of the Tour. "Richie did a lot of work for this Tour de France since the start of the year". You see the good and the bad. "I wasn't sure if I had won or not", Uran said. "It means the world to me". Meanwhile, Froome elaborated on his shock of seeing Porte crash out. Read More »

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta storm into Wimbledon quarter-finals


Not since Lleyton Hewitt won the championship 15 years ago has someone other than Federer (a record-equaling seven titles in that span), Djokovic (three), Nadal (two) or Murray (two) left Wimbledon with the men's singles title. "Obviously I want to try to get to the final". "Today was by far the best I hit the ball, the cleanest I hit the ball. If I play Murray, I'm going to be happy". Read More »

Turns out, having objective in life could help you to sleep better


Trouble sleeping is also more common among African Americans, which made up more than half of of the pool of participants. Individuals have more sleep disturbances and insomnia as they get older. What's more, results showed that overall sleep quality was higher in those who were satisfied with their quality of life. The study found that people who feel their lives have a goal are less likely to suffer insomnia and sleep disturbances over a long period. Read More »

Rail commute into New York off to smooth start


At Hoboken, the volume of commuters taking the PATH trains for the last leg wasn't much different from a normal Monday, said David Peter Alan of South Orange, chairman of the Lackawanna Coalition , a commuter group. "We like to think it's quiet because a lot of people did their homework", NJ Transit spokesman Charles Ingoglia. Service has been stepped up by trains, buses and ferries in anticipation of the busier commute. Read More »

'New progress despite sensitive issues': Xi says after meeting Trump

Trump was referring to North Korea's test-launch Tuesday of an unarmed ballistic missile that for the first time demonstrated the range needed to reach US soil. With a population of more than 20 million, Seoul is in easy range of North Korea's massive array of artillery guns north of the Demilitarized Zone that forms a buffer between North and South. Read More »

Schumer: 'Snortable Chocolate' Should be Reviewed by FDA


Legal Lean's website says that snorting Coco Loko 'will give you a steady rush of euphoric energy and motivation that is great for partygoers to dance the night away without a crash'. However, it's usually not a good idea to snort substances, including powders, through your nose, because they can cause irritation to the nose, throat and lungs, Hiltzik said. Read More »

Mission: Impossible 6 wraps New Zealand filming


McQuarrie used a Māori expression of thanks and farewell, writing, "Kia Ora, New Zealand". The upcoming Mission: Impossible 6 has wrapped filming in New Zealand before heading to the United Kingdom and to celebrate, Tom Cruise has shared a photo from the shoot - featuring himself and costars Simon Pegg , Rebecca Ferguson , and Ving Rhames . Read More »