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Source: DW

Berlin 24/7: #MeToo went unnoticed at the Berlin Fashion Week

Today 02:26 GMT

Read more: Berlin 24/7: Don't come looking for those famous German virtues in Berlin. Berlin, the moral conscience of the fashion industry — that would have been a great coup with regard to the Berlin Fashion Week's jostling for a position among the major fashion events in Milan, Paris, London and New York.

Sexual harassment by Testino and Weber — that was an open secret in the industry, said German fashion photographer Jonas Lindstroem at the Berlin event's "Relevancy of Fashion" conference earlier this week.

Source: Common Domain

‘Hearts Beat Loud’ is a movie about sincere love and everyday inclusion in America

Today 04:15 GMT

Offerman was speaking at a panel discussion for the film at Chase Sapphire on Main at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where “Hearts Beat Loud” will officially premiere as a closing night selection on Friday, Jan. 26. The film reunites Offerman with “The Hero” director Brett Haley, and also stars Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Sasha Lane and Blythe Danner — who were all on hand for the panel as well.

Source: Common Domain

Trucking Companies Race to Add Capacity, Drivers as Market Heats Up

Sunday 13:36 GMT

There is just one hitch: Trucking companies can’t add capacity fast enough to take advantage of the flood of new business.

Shares of many large trucking companies, including Werner Enterprises Inc. WERN 1.22% and Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., ODFL 1.43% are trading at record highs. There is just one hitch: Trucking companies can’t add capacity fast enough to take advantage of the flood of new business.

Source: Common Domain

If Vikings win, historic home-field Super Bowl could require steepest ticket ever

Sunday 21:50 GMT

Last week’s heros Case Keenum, Stefon Diggs and their Vikings first have to get through the tough Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for the NFC championship, but their skol-chanting fans of the north are already well on their way to driving up Super Bowl LII ticket prices to record-setting territory.

In fact, just the odds that the Vikings could be playing in their newly built home stadium for the Super Bowl could send prices above $10,000, making it the most expensive sporting event in history, at least according to estimates by secondary-market ticket broker TicketIQ.

Source: Fox News

National parks open or closed In shutdown, it's hit or miss

Today 03:20 GMT

As a result of the government shutdown, the National Park Service announced that both New York sites would be closed Saturday “due to a lapse in appropriations.”

Where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed.) Likewise, Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado and Yosemite National Park in California were open.

Source: Fox News

US destroyer sails near contested reef in South China Sea angering Beijing

Sunday 14:31 GMT

A U.S. Navy warship sailed close to a contested reef west of the Philippines this week, drawing the ire of Beijing which issued a statement Saturday accusing the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters.

The United States does not claim territory in the South China Sea but has declared it has a national interest in ensuring that the territorial disputes there are resolved peacefully in accordance with international law.

Source: The Guradian

Macron: bespoke trade deal possible if UK accepts 'preconditions'

Sunday 17:16 GMT

Emmanuel Macron has said it would be possible for Britain to secure a bespoke trade deal but only if the UK accepts certain “preconditions”. The French president said that while a special solution could be secured, full access to the single market without accepting its rules was “not feasible”.

Macron said full access to EU markets would not be possible unless the UK paid into the EU budget and accepted all its rules.

Source: DW

Famous French chef Paul Bocuse dead at 91

Sunday 16:20 GMT

Master French chef Paul Bocuse has died at the age of 91, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced Saturday.

Bocuse was dubbed the "pope" of French cuisine and gave birth to the idea of the celebrity chef after he helped shake up the food world in the 1970s. He was at the forefront of the Nouvelle Cuisine revolution, sweeping away the rich and heavy sauces of the past in favor of fresh ingredients and sleek aesthetics that favored good health.

Source: Common Domain

Is gold on the verge of breaking out?

Sunday 20:01 GMT

“Gold is on the verge of breaking out of a multiyear base that has formed between [approximately] $1,400 and $1,050,” says Jeb Handwerger, publisher of the Gold Stock Trades newsletter. If it does break above $1,400, “don’t be surprised to see moves like we saw in cryptocurrencies.”

Adds Gaffney: “Everything would need to fall into place for gold, but if we get a major black-swan event, or a major correction in the equity markets, we could easily see gold investors flock back into the market, and a 20% gain in price could occur.”

Source: BBC

Top French chef Paul Bocuse dies

Sunday 16:20 GMT

France's most-celebrated chef Paul Bocuse has died at the age of 91, after suffering from Parkinson's disease for several years.

Merci monsieur Paul pour tout ces bons moments passés ensemble, pour tes conseils, nos rigolades, ta bienveillance et les lettres de noblesse que tu as donné à notre métier... merci.. #rip #tristesse

Source: Fox News

Todd Starnes: Fragile figure skating snowflake on thin ice with me after Pence Olympics comments

Sunday 19:08 GMT

A member of the U.S. men’s figure skating team got his leotard in a twist because Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to lead the U.S. Olympic delegation to South Korea in February.

Adam Rippon may know how to land a triple axel, but when it comes to civility and grace, he’s skating on thin ice.

Source: Washington Post

Huddled masses Come back later: The Statue of Liberty closed by shutdown

Sunday 16:20 GMT

The Statue of Liberty, that iconic symbol of America’s most hopeful ideals, was closed Saturday because of the government shutdown.

Visitors to the Statue of Liberty’s website on Saturday were greeted by this announcement: “Effective immediately and until further notice, the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are closed due to a lapse in appropriations.” So is nearby Ellis Island, which is considered part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument.

Source: Global News

Canada trialing use of Ethereum blockchain to enhance transparency in govt funding

Today 05:11 GMT

For the trial, the National Research Council (NRC) is using the Catena Blockchain Suite, a Canadian-made product built on the Ethereum blockchain, to publish funding and grant information in real time.

READ MORE: Bitcoin’s profitability dwarfed by cryptocurrency rivals Ripple, Ethereum. The Ethereum platform even comes complete with its own programming language, allowing developers to build applications and services that use its blockchain.

Source: The Guradian

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind review – loving documentary misses bigger picture

Sunday 19:08 GMT

Marina Zenovich has become a specialist in biographical documentaries, following her excellent films on Roman Polanski and Richard Pryor with this new film on the much-missed Robin Williams.

It’s clear that Williams was a tough person to understand and the film makes a conscious decision to give him the benefit of the doubt and rely on the love for him and the good times, but some more of the criticism and bad times would have made it a much deeper film.

Source: Common Domain

As stock market rockets to records, TD Ameritrade to roll out round-the-clock trade

Today 06:05 GMT

The tickers include the iShares China Large-Cap ETF FXI, +1.66% SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY, +0.45% iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF EEM, +0.82% SPDR Gold Shares GLD, +0.44% iShares Silver Trust SLV, +0.50% SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust DIA, +0.20%  and PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 QQQ, +0.31%

Regular trading hours on the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and other exchanges run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern, but the stock market is also open during extended periods, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and during premarket hours, from 4 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Source: Common Domain

Women's March redux: What you need to know

Sunday 04:15 GMT
Source: New York Times

In Kabul, Gunmen Storm Intercontinental Hotel

Sunday 04:15 GMT
Source: BBC

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets

Sunday 04:15 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Romelu Lukaku rounds off easy Manchester United win against Stoke

Monday 22:47 GMT
Source: Fox News

False alarms in Hawaii, Japan underscore real fears of North Korea strike

Wednesday 19:09 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Revealed: lucky break that led lovelorn traveller to a fling in India with the Beatles

Sunday 03:20 GMT
Source: BBC

European Champions Cup: Scarlets 30-27 Toulon

Saturday 20:56 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Deadly fire engulfs Delhi firecracker factory

Sunday 16:20 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Kabul hotel attack leaves 18 dead, but toll could climb higher

Today 06:06 GMT
Source: BBC

Gunmen 'shot Afghan hotel diners'

Sunday 15:27 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Turkey launches airstrikes in northern Syria to start offensive on U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters

Sunday 12:40 GMT
Source: BBC

Afghan forces seek to end hotel siege

Today 03:19 GMT
Source: DW

My Europe: Multi-speed European war reporting

Sunday 17:16 GMT
Source: BBC

Gunmen attacking major Kabul hotel

Sunday 18:10 GMT

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