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Source: Reuters

'The fear is gone': boom-time complacency tops the worry list for investors

Saturday 19:07 GMT

“While we think the risk of a recession over the next year is very low, we do worry about full valuations, low volatility and what we worry about most is that the fear is gone. The fear amongst investors seems to be gone for the first time in this expansion.”

Still, even as they advise investors to stay in the market, they also see the need to be wary of what they see as widespread complacency about valuations and be prepared for a bumpy ride in the year ahead.

Source: Global News

Trudeau interrupted by pipeline protesters: ‘It is going to poison our water’

Thursday 20:59 GMT

Justin Trudeau was politely interrupted by a couple of young activists who were challenging him on why he approved the Kinder Morgan Pipeline.

At the same time, he killed the Northern Gateway pipeline, which fulfilled his concrete promises on not disturbing the Great Bear Rainforest, and a moratorium on oil tankers on B.C.’s coast.

Source: DW

Berlin and beyond: Sticks and the city

Saturday 22:46 GMT

So, I would ask those market traders whose stalls offer the promise of slippers in which to shuffle and undergarments in which to gleam, to keep laying out their wares, because even the most adventurous and mentally alert might one day find some appeal in the notion of cozy toes and warm hips.

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. There's an old market close to where I live that's steeped in history and out of step with much of Berlin.

Source: DW

Kenya: Several killed in violent clashes as opposition leader returns

Saturday 23:41 GMT

Violent clashes in Nairobi have left at least five people dead when live ammunition was fired into crowds of opposition supporters.

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Scores of people were wounded and at least five people killed on Friday in confrontations between Kenyan police and supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga as he returned from an overseas trip.

Source: BBC

Man Utd reveals strong rise in revenues

Friday 16:27 GMT

Other operating expenses for the quarter were £34.5m, a hike of 29.2%, over the year before, primarily due to club playing more tour games this year - five, than in the previous season, when they played one and one was postponed.

An increase of £20.9m, or 17.1%, on the previous year, largely as a result of additional payments caused by Man Utd qualifying for this season's Champions League.

Source: Common Domain

What $700,000 buys right now in three Orange County communities

Saturday 13:36 GMT

Here’s a look at what about $700,000 buys right now in the Orange County communities of Fullerton, Ladera Ranch and Westminster.

Listed for: $729,900 for four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms in 2,055 square feet (6,080-square-foot lot). About the area: In the 92683 ZIP Code, based on 47 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in September was $609,000, down 1.8% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

Source: Reuters

Cash cows and rising nationalism in Modi's India

Thursday 17:18 GMT

The reporting process revealed some fresh details about a rising tide of religious nationalism in India, beyond the country’s booming stock market and rising direct foreign investment.

It was a glimpse of how power can work on the ground in India, where such groups have risen to prominence since Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014. A Reuters special report this month investigated the vigilantes, who snatch cows from Muslims whom they are convinced intend to slaughter the animals.

Source: CTV

Why aren't drivers catching a break at the pumps?

Saturday 15:26 GMT

They seem to go up at the first whisper of climbing oil prices, but don’t fall nearly as fast when barrels of oil sell for less.

For example, in Ontario, drivers pay the base price for a litre of gasoline, plus 10 cents a litre in federal excise tax, another 14.7 cents a litre in provincial fuel tax, then 13 per cent HST on top of all that.

Source: Common Domain

Football — the American kind — is all the rage in Mexico

Saturday 19:07 GMT

American football has been played in Mexico for a century but didn’t really take hold until the 1970s, when television stations here started broadcasting NFL games.

At this stadium on the northern edge of Mexico City and others like it across the country, the National Football League is waging a war on soccer. Every weekend, thousands of young people converge on soccer fields converted to gridirons to play in a flag football league sponsored by the NFL.

Source: Global News

Rose McGowan says she will plead not guilty to drug possession

Thursday 20:59 GMT

McGowan appeared in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Nov.14, 2017, to accept service of the Airports Authority Police arrest warrant, and she was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond,” a spokesperson for the police department said.

McGowan explained to Farrow that she carried a slim card wallet with her on the trip to Washington and had not taken the wallet out of her bag, which was allegedly left unattended when she went to the washroom mid-flight.

Source: The Guradian

Greg Gianforte misled police after assault of Guardian journalist, report reveals

Saturday 22:46 GMT

US congressman Greg Gianforte misled police after his assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs in May, falsely stating that Jacobs had initiated physical contact and that the “liberal media … is trying to make a story”, according to the police incident report.

The police report reveals the preoccupation of Gianforte and his campaign staff with the Guardian, which had previously published a video documentary about the special election.

Source: DW

Trump's request for $44 billion in hurricane aid slammed as 'woefully inadequate"

Saturday 23:41 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Although the White House said Friday's request would not be the last time it would ask for additional funding, the relatively small relief packages requested so far have raised questions around the administration's response towards assisting victims and rebuilding damaged infrastructure.

Read more: Private companies help Puerto Rico while America is slow to offer aid. However, officials from the worst-affected regions, including Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, decried the White House's latest aid request, saying it came not nearly enough to funding a full recovery.

Source: Reuters

Tesla's unfettered ambition to strain finances but investors unfazed

Saturday 13:36 GMT

(Reuters) - Investors shrugged off any concern over Tesla Inc over-stretching its production and financial resources with the unveiling of new futuristic semi-trucks and a pricey sports car, pushing its shares up almost 4 percent on Friday.

Some analysts fear the trucks will be an expensive distraction for Tesla, which is burning cash, has never posted an annual profit, and is in self-described “manufacturing hell” related to the $35,000 Model 3 sedan.

Source: BBC

Ashes: Are Australia in worse shape than England after squad announcement?

Saturday 15:26 GMT

As news started to leak through of the squad that Australia would name for the first Ashes Test, the home side's problems began to be laid bare.

Australia legend Shane Warne, who won the Ashes seven times, said: "England are in a better situation going into the first Test than Australia. Taken in isolation, maybe not, but when added to Australia's problems, England's prospects seem brighter.

Source: The Guradian

From Peppa Pig to Trump, the web is shaping us. It’s time we fought back

Saturday 19:07 GMT

What could be safer than settling a child in front of a few Peppa Pig videos, served up in succession by YouTube, knowing they’ll be innocently amused while the adults chat among themselves?

It’s the same system the Trump campaign itself used to such great effect, with its micro-targeted ads aimed at specific demographic groups, which were then shared and shared again. What’s more, the very operating systems of the social media giants – Google, Facebook, YouTube – rest on algorithms that function in ways mysterious even to those who own them.

Source: NBC News

Keystone XL pipeline gets approval from Nebraska regulator

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Global News

Germany’s Angela Merkel suffers blow after coalition talks collapse

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Donald Trump plans to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: NBC News

Roy Moore’s political flaws existed before the allegations against him

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: NBC News

Charlie Rose suspended, apologizes, after sexual harassment accusations

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: Fox News

CBS, PBS star Charlie Rose suspended after sexual misconduct claim: 'I am greatly embarrassed'

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: DW

US puts North Korea back on terrorism sponsors list

Today 04:13 GMT
Source: Fox News

Air Force: Trump's plan to aid pilot shortage will not work

Wednesday 16:24 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Silicon Valley Firms Back New Music Venture Helmed by Steve Stoute

Thursday 11:48 GMT
Source: Global News

Canada’s Walk of Fame 2017: Stompin’ Tom Connors, Donovan Bailey, Anna Paquin honoured, among others

Thursday 23:43 GMT
Source: Global News

‘Nashville’ TV show to end after 6 seasons

Saturday 20:01 GMT
Source: Global News

2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Russians under further scrutiny

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: BBC

Price of Football 2017: Premier League clubs cut or freeze majority of prices

Friday 05:13 GMT
Source: New York Times

Steve Jurvetson Quits Venture Capital Firm Amid Investigation

Tuesday 22:47 GMT

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