US Senators Call for Multinational Force in SyriaTwo U.S. Senators Sunday said the United States should be part of a multinational force in Iraq and Syria to defeat the Islamic State (IS/ISIS/ISIL) and pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad out of power. The comments follow an essay by a U.S. foreign policy scholar arguing the need for up to 50.... 2015-11-30 02:43:23 Voanews.com
76ers tie NBA worst with 0-18 start after loss to GrizzliesMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 92-84 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, sending the 76ers to their record-tying 18th straight loss to start the season.The Sixers have lost an NBA-record 28 consecutive games dating to last season.... 2015-11-29 21:20:21 BusinessInsider
Robert Morris hangs on for 67-64 win over MVSUCOOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rodney Pryor scored 17 points while grabbing 12 rebounds and Robert Morris hung on Saturday night to get its first win of the season, edging Mississippi Valley State 67-64. Robert Morris (1-6) led by as many as eight midway through the second half but fell behind ....... 2015-11-29 00:18:45 washingtontimes.com
This is why it's impossible for Londoners to buy a house any time soonBritain's horrific housing shortage is rocket-boosting property prices, leaving Londoners stuck in an impossible situation where they cannot earn enough to keep up with the surge. The dearth in basic supply and rising demand mean prices have skyrocketed to £286,000 on average across the countr.... 2015-11-28 03:57:46 BusinessInsider
Goals galore in CL as Barcelona, Bayern run riotThere were goals galore in the Champions League on Tuesday as Barcelona and Bayern Munich advanced to the knockout stage and also secured top spot in their groups. Barcelona had already qualified following BATE Borisov draw with Bayer Leverkusen earlier, but it clinched top spot in Group E in style,.... 2015-11-25 12:02:36 TodaysZaman.com
Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimatesGameStop’s assessment of both physical sales of Star Wars Battlefront and digital sales of Halo 5 are incorrect, analysts have argued.
The retailer yesterday said that EA’s Star Wars shooter fell short of expectations, with CEO Tony Bartel saying: “We had high expectations t.... 2015-11-25 10:44:26 mcvuk.com
Chinese Investment in Africa Falls by 40%China's Commerce Ministry recently caused a stir when it publicly admitted that Chinese investments to Africa had fallen by 40 percent in the first half of this year. Some saw the sharp decline as a sign of the broader impact of China's slowing economy. Others, however, say it is more related to Bei.... 2015-11-25 05:04:11 Voanews.com
Ten-man Bayern crush Olympiakos to book knockout placeTen-man Bayern Munich eased into the Champions League knockout stages after demolishing Greece's Olympiakos 4-0 on Tuesday to secure top spot in Group F with a game to spare. The German champions, who had Holger Badstuber sent off early in the second half with a straight red card, were unstoppa.... 2015-11-25 03:02:31 Yahoo!News
Kendall And Kylie Jenner To Publish Young Adult Science Fiction NovelKendall and Kylie Jenner, the younger half-sisters of Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Robert Kardashian, will soon become published authors.
The television personalities and fashionistas have inked a book deal with Gallery Books of Simon & Schuster for a young adult science fiction novel. The untitled.... 2015-11-24 22:43:27 ibtimes.com
Soccer-Ten-man Bayern crush Olympiakos to book knockout place* Bayern top Group F * Germans score three goals in 20 minutes * Olympiakos need a point in last game to advance (Adds quotes, details) MUNICH, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Ten-man Bayern Munich eased into the Champions League knockout stages after demolishing Greece's Olympiakos Piraeus 4-0 on Tuesday to sec.... 2015-11-24 18:21:09 Yahoo!News
HUFFPOST HILL - White Christians Finally Aggrieved MinorityMuch like Jesus, the majority of people in this country are no longer white Christians. The logo of the 2016 RNC features an elephant atop an electric guitar, a bold move for a party whose biggest rock star "get" in the last election was the guy behind "Bawitdaba." Well, then again, Barack Obama is .... 2015-11-23 18:04:24 Huffington Post
School Drop Out Rates Rise In Zimbabwe Amid Hunger CrisisLUPANE, Zimbabwe, Nov 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Thabiso Dube isn't helping his mother at home, the scrawny 8-year-old is working alongside her, doing odd jobs in exchange for food. He should be in class, but has virtually dropped out of school because he is always hungry, said his moth.... 2015-11-23 10:20:57 Huffington Post
Romo returns from layoff to help Dallas beat Miami 24-14MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tony Romo scrambled in the back of the end zone before improvising to throw his first pass in two months — left-handed for a short gain.He did even better right-handed.Romo pulled off his latest comeback victory Sunday, returning from a collarbone injury to throw for two s.... 2015-11-22 18:15:21 BusinessInsider
Despite oil bust, Texas prepares more students for oil jobsHOUSTON (AP) — The oil industry is mired in its latest bust, with thousands of jobs evaporating like flares flaming out over natural gas wells. But in Texas, education officials are preparing more young people for the oil patch, showing the state's unshakeable commitment to the energy sector despite.... 2015-11-22 13:00:20 BusinessInsider
Circle, Bitreserve, and BitPay are turning their backs on bitcoinSome of the most high-profile and well-funded startups looking at bitcoin are now pivoting their businesses and distancing themselves from the digital currency, less than two years after the hype around bitcoin blew up. Circle, BitPay, and Bitreserve — who between them have raised over $130 mi.... 2015-11-22 07:59:05 BusinessInsider
The war that would not end: Race relations take the opera stage"It's almost like a photojournalist approach to opera," says composer Philip Glass, "where the material is changing while you're writing it." The opera in question is about an event from 1865. At least, that's how it started out. Its creators then thoroughly rewrote it, adding a whole new second act.... 2015-11-21 01:43:17 TodaysZaman.com
Tennessee erases 16-point deficit, beats Marshall 84-74KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Armani Moore scored a career-high 20 points as Tennessee rallied from a 16-point, second-half deficit Thursday in an 84-74 victory over Marshall that spoiled the Thundering Herd's season opener. Kevin Punter and Robert Hubbs each added 19 points and sparked a 26-2 run that pu.... 2015-11-19 22:09:00 washingtontimes.com
2015's most shared ads - Will Disney, Android or Budweiser take the top spot?2015 has seen marketers deliver a string of striking campaigns – from Budweiser's 'Lost Dog' Super Bowl spot through to Zorba's 'Maya' film.
So before we shake the dust of 2014 off our feet, The Drum can reveal the 10 most globally shared spots of the year.
Clips starring animals reign supreme w.... 2015-11-19 07:31:10 Thedrum.com
Payout: Fallout 4 smashes 500,000 units in a weekBethesda’s Fallout is one of just four IPs to have sold more than half a million units in a week in the UK.
Fallout 4 smashed the 500,000 barrier, generating more than £24m in revenue, and that’s without counting digital sales via Steam, PSN or Xbox Live.
The data, courtesy.... 2015-11-19 05:54:39 mcvuk.com
Shopping Online: Work's Guilty Pleasure?With holiday deals starting earlier each year, the temptation to act on them – even while at the office – is great. And the ability to bag up bargains on company time is growing, a new Robert Half Technology survey shows: One-quarter of chief information officers (CIOs) said their firms allo...... 2015-11-18 07:23:31 prnewswire.com
Trimble scores 24 as No. 3 Maryland edges Georgetown 75-71COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Rasheed Sulaimon hit a 3-pointer with 1:18 left to break a tie, and No. 3 Maryland got 24 points from Melo Trimble in a rousing 75-71 victory over neighborhood rival Georgetown on Tuesday night.Maryland (2-0) was stretched to the finish against Georgetown, which led by seven.... 2015-11-18 01:10:20 BusinessInsider
Soccer-Late goals lead Slovaks to 3-1 win over Iceland in Euro warm-upA second-half brace from Robert Mak gave Slovakia a 3-1 home win over Iceland on Tuesday in a warm-up match for two teams heading to the Euro 2016 tournament in France. Slovakia controlled much of the early play but Iceland took a 1-0 lead in the eighth minute when Alfred Finnbogason held the ball w.... 2015-11-17 18:48:49 Yahoo!News
Einhorn's Greenlight takes new long positions, exits some shorts: letterBillionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital hedge fund is nursing a 17 percent loss this year, told investors on Wednesday that he made new bets on fashion company Michael Kors and electric services company UIL Holding. Einhorn also exited a prominent short bet against real estate c.... 2015-11-17 17:14:30 Yahoo!News
US Responds to Blowback on Syrian RefugeesPresident Barack Obama's administration is defending plans to admit thousands of Syrian refugees to the United States this year, in the wake of blowback from lawmakers, governors and presidential candidates who say the plan carries too much of a security risk.
In a briefing Tuesday, senior a.... 2015-11-17 16:03:50 Voanews.com
Even The Most Devoted Harry Potter Fan Doesn't Remember ThisOkay, so you probably remember that Robert Pattinson first came to our attention as the heroic Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. When it comes to some of these other famous faces, however, your memory might be as cloudy as Hermione's crystal ball in Professor Trelawney's divinat.... 2015-11-16 12:48:13 Refinery29.com
After attacks, governors shun Syrian refugeesAlong with hundreds killed and wounded, the Paris attacks have had a multitude of indirect victims -- Syrian refugees seeking safety from war. They are now being shunned stronger than before over fears that terrorists could be mixed in with them.
On Sunday, authorities revealed that at least .... 2015-11-16 04:54:50 ky3.com
Cousins throws career-high 4 TDs, Redskins rout Saints 47-14LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kirk Cousins took full advantage of a chance to go up against about as bad a defense as there is in the NFL right now.Cousins threw a career-high four touchdown passes — each one longer than any he'd completed all season — to lead the Washington Redskins past the New Orleans Sai.... 2015-11-15 18:10:17 BusinessInsider
Robert Reich: The Big Struggle Is the Financial Elite vs. Everyone ElseAnger and frustration felt by hard-working people who have seen their wages and job security steadily diminish is fueling a populist revolt against the political establishment.
The standard explanation for why average working people in advanced nations such as Britain and the United States.... 2015-11-14 04:39:53 alternet.org
WMN_PGoodwin published Open verdict on South West Water worker found dead in tankAfter a five day inquest in Truro a jury returned an open verdict in the death of Robert Geach.
Mr Geach had been found in a sand filtration unit at a South West Water (SWW) facility in Falmouth on December 30, 2013 and was declared dead at Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske.
The jury were give.... 2015-11-13 17:33:47 WesternMorningNews.co.uk
10 pre-prohibition cocktails you've never heard of but need to try immediatelyBeen to a bar lately? What's old is new again, from the barman's bow tie to the prohibition era drinks. And while it's true that the 1920s and early '30s gave us iconic cocktails like the Tom Collins and the Sidecar, the period between 1860 and the start of prohibition was the real golden.... 2015-11-12 11:02:44 BusinessInsider
20 annoying Samsung Galaxy S6 problems, and how to fix themIt's easy to fall in love with the Galaxy S6. Samsung's design is refined, there's plenty of raw power under the hood, and the feature list is impressive. But as wonderful as it is, you can still find flaws. We've been gathering user feedback, checking out complaints, and searching for solutions to .... 2015-11-12 05:18:15 Yahoo!News
This chart explains why there's barely any affordable housing in BritainBarratt Developments is the latest homebuilder to report a surge in sales for properties that haven't even been built yet. But a breakdown of its numbers shows why Britain still has an affordable housing shortage. In its latest trading update, Barratt said total forward sales are up by 20.7% to.... 2015-11-11 03:32:16 BusinessInsider
New Orleans Musician Allen Toussaint, 77, Dies in SpainAllen Toussaint, one of the legendary names of New Orleans music, has died in Madrid at the age of 77.
The piano master, known for jazz, R&B and blues and who wrote hits such as "Working in a Coalmine" and produced Patti LaBelle's famous cover of "Lady Marmalade," died of a heart attack on Mond.... 2015-11-10 15:23:46 Voanews.com
Xiaomi Mi 5 rumors and news leaksRumors of a follow up to the Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphone have been gathering for a while, and although an early 2015 launch looked likely, the company revealed the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro instead. Does this mean the Mi 5 will never arrive? According to rumors, it's still in the works. Here's everythi.... 2015-11-09 08:41:05 Yahoo!News
Mourinho fails in appeal against suspended stadium banTroubled Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho failed in his appeal against a suspended stadium ban on Thursday. Mourinho was given the suspended ban, along with a £50,000 ($76,000) fine, for his critical comments about referee Robert Madley after Chelsea's defeat at home to Southampton on October 3. T.... 2015-11-05 14:42:17 Yahoo!News
The Story Behind One Of Salvador Dalí's Strangest PortraitsSalvador Dalí, the Surrealist painter known for his melting clocks, is one of the world's most recognizable artists. Though he died in 1989 at the age 84, there is currently no lack of Dalí replicas hanging in dorm rooms across the U.S. or Dalí originals adorning mega-gallerie.... 2015-11-05 13:31:57 Huffington Post
Can Prenatal Choline Cut Schizophrenia Risk in Kids?In an update to a recent study, researchers say they are continuing to find evidence that women who take supplements containing choline when they're pregnant may lower the risk of schizophrenia in their children. The children in the study are now 4 years old, and are already showing fewer early sign.... 2015-11-05 10:15:11 Yahoo!News
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