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Source: Common Domain

With Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton off the market, where will Dodgers turn?

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

It resurfaced late last week, after Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani signed with the Angels and the New York Yankees ponied up the cash to pry reigning National League most valuable player Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

With Ohtani and Stanton no longer available, executives across baseball predicted a deluge of activity this week as the industry gathers at the Swan and Dolphin Resort at Lake Buena Vista.

Source: BBC

The housemaid's tale: 'I ate dog food to survive'

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

Only hours later did she find something to eat: she was cooking meat for the family's dog and took half of it for herself.

It was already late when Maria, alone in her room, thought about taking her own life by jumping from the seventh floor window. Her day at work, just on the other side of the door, had again started around dawn and only ended 15 hours later.

Source: Washington Post

For Trump adviser at center of Russia probe, a rapid rise and dramatic fall in his ancestral land

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

In his ancestral homeland, the man whom Trump had named in March 2016 as one of five top foreign policy advisers and an “excellent guy” was regarded as a critical interlocutor, first to the Trump campaign and later to the incoming Trump White House. He may have carried on like “a second-rate actor in a political thriller,” as one acquaintance described his manner.

Kammenos, in particular, stood out both for his pro-Russian views and his determination to forge a bond with the young Trump adviser.

Source: New York Times

In San Diego, Lessons on Rebuilding From a Neighborhood Once Ravaged by Fire

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

When the scent of smoke from wildfires in the nearby hills began wafting through the San Diego air once again last week, residents in Scripps Ranch immediately thought back to 2003, when hundreds of homes burned to the ground.

Nearly 15 years after a wildfire incinerated more than 300 homes in this suburban neighborhood north of downtown San Diego, the vivid and often bitter memories of destruction and rebuilding come flooding back every time they hear about a fire in California.

Source: Common Domain

Stock Markets Quiet as Bitcoin Jumps Again

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

Asian stock markets started the week on a quiet note with some investors watching the start of trading in bitcoin futures.

Bitcoin prices jumped back above $15,000 just as futures trading began on a Cboe Global Markets exchange, according to CoinDesk, after the volatile cryptocurrency fell toward $13,000 over the weekend. Markets are looking to policy decisions from central banks in the U.S., U.K. and European Union later this week, watching for potential policy road maps for 2018.

Source: Common Domain

18 small-cap stocks that analysts expect to rise at least 50% in 2018

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

When we pulled the list of analysts’ favorite small-cap stocks for 2017, we started with the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index SML, -0.05%  and identified 24 companies with majority “buy” ratings among at least three analysts.

Here’s how the remaining 22 stocks from last year’s list have performed over the past year:. So of last year’s list of 24 small-cap stocks most favored by analysts, eight performed better than expected.

Source: CBS News

Raging Thomas Fire triggers new evacuation orders in California

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

The raging Thomas Fire triggered new evacuation orders Sunday for the Ventura-Santa Barbara county lines, authorities said.

"Please heed our warnings: the time for people to evacuate is not when we are trying to get our fire engines into the neighborhoods so if we do do an evacuation order, please make sure that you get out as soon as you can," he said.

Source: Common Domain

Why a Roth IRA conversion might be even smarter next year if the tax bill passes

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

The quickest way to get a relatively large sum into a Roth IRA so you can start taking advantage of the wonderfulness is to convert a traditional IRA with a hefty account balance into a Roth account.

Doing a conversion this year will trigger a bigger federal income tax bill for this year (and maybe a bigger state income tax bill too). A Roth conversion is treated as a taxable distribution from your traditional IRA, because you’re deemed to receive a payout from the traditional account with the money then going into the new Roth account.

Source: BBC

'How a 3am epiphany changed my life'

Tuesday 01:32 GMT

Nearly 20 years ago, after a sleepless night worrying about her future, Ms Karlsson got out of bed at 3am and put her dreams on paper.

24, the Swedish-born world traveller had moved to Melbourne, Australia, to be with her partner, Paul Lacy, and she was desperate to find her purpose in life. With Mr Lacy's encouragement, Ms Karlsson wrote what she now calls her "3am list", a set of goals and values for the future.

Source: Fox News

Here's the incredible story of what we can learn from a man who forgave terrorists who tried to kill him

Tuesday 11:49 GMT

Find out more about “Left Standing: The Miraculous Story of How Mason Wells's Faith Survived the Boston, Paris, and Brussels Terror Attacks” to learn more about how Wells overcame the unthinkable – and is now thriving.

Forgiveness is a topic I have personally grappled with this past year, as I co-authored a book about Mason Wells, a young man who survived multiple terrorist attacks and, despite facing potentially life-altering injuries, chose to forgive the terrorists responsible.

Source: NBC News

These Heisman Trophy finalists could make college football history

Saturday 16:22 GMT
Source: BBC

Avocado injuries a thing of the past?

Thursday 21:51 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Advertising Guidelines for Online Sponsored, Branded & Featured Content

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: CBS News

Walmart cashier’s act of kindness leaves foster parent in tears

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: CBS News

Anonymous customer buys 58 meals in honor of Las Vegas shooting victims

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: New York Times

How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: New York Times

Eluding Censors, a Magazine Covers Southeast Asia’s Literary Scene

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: Global News

Here’s what the new mortgage rules will do to home prices in 2018: Royal LePage

Today 12:44 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Here’s Why YouTube’s Streaming Music Could Be a Huge Deal

Tuesday 16:23 GMT
Source: NBC News

China remembers 142K killed in massacre, offers 'friendship' to Japan

Today 12:44 GMT
Source: Global News

Trump directs NASA to send Americans to the Moon, lay foundations for Mars mission

Tuesday 16:24 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Hong Kong Home Prices Expected to Soar in 2018

Tuesday 19:10 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Apple Acquires Shazam and Its Song-Recognition App

Tuesday 16:23 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Why Apple bought Shazam, the music-recognition app that’s been declining in popularity

Tuesday 22:49 GMT

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