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Source: Common Domain

China Risks Real Hard Landing This Time

Today 08:59 GMT

China’s economy is at risk of its long-feared “hard landing”—a rapid slowdown in growth that would hit employment hard and could trigger big problems in global debt and currency markets.

By excising the shadow banking system without a proper transplant to replace it, regulators risk killing the patient.

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Source: Fox News

Elle Macpherson, 54, reveals one secret behind keeping ‘The Body’ in bikini-ready shape

Today 08:59 GMT

“… I’ve learned that a good smile, good teeth, good hair, good skin, a good mood are worth a thousand injectables and Botox and facials and masks.”

Macpherson, who skyrocketed to fame in the ‘80s, declared she’s proud of how her body has changed over the years, especially after becoming a mother to two sons. “I haven’t done any plastic surgery, not that I have any judgment — it just hasn’t been my choice,” said Macpherson. “I like a natural looking face.”

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Source: BBC

Real Madrid tops football's rich list

Today 09:01 GMT

"However, with the Premier League's tender for the next cycle of domestic rights from 2019-20 complete and sale of overseas rights nearing conclusion, it is clear that Premier League clubs will be unable to rely on explosive growth in broadcast distributions as a source of future growth, as has been the case in recent years,. "As a result, we expect an even greater emphasis among these clubs on generating their own growth in the coming season, and in particular the optimisation of commercial revenue, which has been a key area for differentiating growth across most of Europe's leading clubs in recent years."

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Source: Common Domain

Jeannie Mai, co-host of ‘The Real,’ on how she started out with just $271

Wednesday 17:15 GMT

At 18, Mai started working at MAC Cosmetics as a makeup artist and trainer, which ultimately helped her connect with celebrity clients, such as Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys.

Here, Mai opens up about how she stretched her money in Hollywood, the art of the side hustle—and why she’s not afraid of losing it all.

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Source: The Week

What nonsense words tell us about real life

Tuesday 04:14 GMT

Russell's response to "A Logical Paradox" was to legislate nonsense away into a "null-class" — a set of nonexistent propositions that, because it had no real members, didn't exist either. Russell's solution to "What the Tortoise Said to Achilles," tucked away in a footnote to the Principles of Mathematics (1903), entailed a recourse to sense in order to determine whether or not a proposition should be asserted in the first place, teetering into the mind-dependent realm of idealism.

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Source: Fox News

Utah real estate agent found dead in apartment crawl space; 3 arrested, police say

Monday 11:45 GMT

Three people were arrested Saturday after a Utah real estate agent was found dead in a crawl space of an apartment he had visited to collect rent from the tenants, investigators said.

David Stokoe was reported missing Friday by his wife, who called police after the real estate agent didn’t return home from work. Prior to his disappearance, Stokoe, 40, was visiting an apartment in Salt Lake City that was being rented out by Manuel Velasquez, 31, and Jessica Miller, 38, court documents obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune stated.

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Source: Global News

Gilles Duceppe’s mother found dead after evacuating seniors’ residence

Tuesday 18:12 GMT

Former Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe‘s mother, Hélène Rowley Hotte, was found dead after she walked out of her Montreal seniors residence in the middle of the night.

WATCH: Quebec Minister of Seniors Marguerite Blais said on Monday the government would not commit to any changes to certification of seniors’ residences until a coroner’s report is released, following the death of Gilles Duceppe’s mother, Hélène Rowley Hotte.

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Source: Fox News

Cristiano Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud, fined $21 million, handed suspended jail sentence

Wednesday 09:55 GMT

Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo avoided jail time Tuesday after pleading guilty to tax fraud and accepted a two-year suspended prison sentence.

FLASHBACK: CRISTIANO RONALDO OFFERS TO PAY $21M TO AVOID JAIL IN TAX EVASION CASE. The Juventus forward was accused in 2017 by Spanish prosecutors of four counts of tax fraud from his time with Real Madrid. He was said to have hidden nearly $17 million in shell companies outside of Spain to avoid paying taxes on the income from his image rights.

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Source: CTV

'Blue Monday': Is it really the most depressing day?

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

With a nip in the air, two-thirds of winter still to go and no more super blood wolf moons to look forward to in the near future, is it any wonder that today has been dubbed the most depressing day of the year?

While there is no clear evidence that the third Monday in January is inherently more depressing than any other day, seasonal affective disorder is a widely recognized condition which affects people more often during the winter months.

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Source: Fox News

Emily Ratajkowski shares very revealing bikini snap

Wednesday 09:55 GMT

Emily Ratajkowski, who isn’t shy about flaunting her famous figure to her 21 million followers, took to Instagram wearing a white bikini paired with a matching high-waisted thong bottom.

Ratajkowski credited her thriving modeling career to her ability to observe the world around her and get audiences to really pay attention.

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Source: The Guradian

Serena Williams too hot for Simona Halep in tense Australian Open battle

Tuesday 09:55 GMT

The last time Serena Williams came to Melbourne, she was five weeks pregnant and went on to win the Australian Open for the seventh time.

On day eight of the 2019 championships, two years older at 38, she dredged up a sliver of her old magic to hold off the robust challenge of the world No1 Simona Halep and edge closer to joining Margaret Court on the all-time record of 24 majors. The last time Serena Williams came to Melbourne, she was five weeks pregnant and went on to win the Australian Open for the seventh time.

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Source: The Guradian

'It’s time to say goodbye': Lindsey Vonn hints at immediate retirement

Monday 20:54 GMT

After failing to finish a World Cup super-G on Sunday as she battles pain in both of her knees, Vonn said immediate retirement “is a possibility.”

She missed the 2014 Sochi Games due to injury but returned to take bronze in downhill at last year’s Pyeongchang Games.

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Source: The Guradian

Ronaldo agrees to pay €19m fine to settle tax fraud case

Wednesday 08:59 GMT

The Portugal and Juventus footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted committing tax fraud while playing for Real Madrid and agreed to pay an €18.8m (£16.5m)

The brief hearing came six months after Ronaldo agreed a deal that would see him spared jail if he paid fines totalling almost €19m. His request to be allowed to enter the Provincial court through an underground carpark was denied.

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Source: Global News

‘Big Brother Canada’ Season 7 premiere date: Reality show returning to Global in March

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

READ MORE: ‘Big Brother Canada’ casting director Robyn Kass gives tips for auditions. “We are so proud to be ushering in an all-new season of Big Brother Canada on Global,” said Maria Hale, senior vice-president of Global Entertainment & Content Acquisition with Corus Entertainment.

“What we have in store for our batch of house guests in Season 7 will be a widely exciting ride that viewers will be talking about all season long!”. READ MORE: Kato Kaelin says he’s going to talk about O.J. Simpson in the ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ house. Additional details about Season 7 of Big Brother Canada, including this season’s theme, house guests and grand prize, will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Source: CTV

Gilles Duceppe's mother froze to death outside Montreal nursing home

Tuesday 18:12 GMT

The 93-year-old woman who froze to death outside of her Montreal nursing home, apparently after mistakenly heeding a fire alarm from a nearby building, was the mother of former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe.

The coroner’s office, which is investigating an incident that occurred at the Residence Lux Gouverneur on Sunday, confirmed to CTV Montreal that the woman was Gilles Duceppe’s mother Helene Rowley Hotte.


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