• CBS Is Being Confronted About Its Lack Of Diversity Yet Again
CBS Is Being Confronted About Its Lack Of Diversity Yet Again

The two fielded multiple questions about the network's poor record with diversity in front of and behind the camera, with one reporter noting that CBS has failed to put a new series with a female lead on the air for two seasons running. Going back to this past development season, a critic noted that two CBS pilots cast Caucasian actors in roles wri...

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  • UK Construction Industry Records Sharp Slowdown in Activity
UK Construction Industry Records Sharp Slowdown in Activity

The distance away from 50 indicates how quickly activity levels are expanding or contracting. "Demand for raw materials continued to strengthen, with the latest increase in purchasing activity the fastest since December 2014". Nearly 23% of survey participants reported lower output, which they commonly associated with falling new orders and the int...

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  • BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee of corruption
BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee of corruption

But after she became the Chief Minister, Raj Kishore Modi invested Rs 1.15 crore in Abhishek's company Leaps & Bounds, the BJP leader said. Ironically, Mamata had staged a protest in 2009 demanding the arrest of Raj Kishore and accused him of grabbing land for development of IT city in Kolkata.

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  • MI among top 10 states with most student debt
MI among top 10 states with most student debt

OH is ranked first in terms of highest overall debt burden, followed by Mississippi, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Hampshire. WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia with data ranging from average student debt to unemployment rate among the population aged 25 to 34 to share of students with past-due loan balances.

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  • Cricket Australia and players agree to terms to end standoff
Cricket Australia and players agree to terms to end standoff

The details of the new deal will be revealed at a press conference in Melbourne on Thursday afternoon. The dispute has left roughly 230 players unemployed since June 30, after the previous MOU expired. In March, the governing body proposed salary increases for men and women, which removed a clause from players' contracts guaranteeing them a perce...

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  • Syrians, including jihadists, cross from Lebanon to Syria in ceasefire deal
Syrians, including jihadists, cross from Lebanon to Syria in ceasefire deal

The fighting ended with a cease-fire Thursday to allow negotiations to proceed to send the al-Qaida fighters and their families to Syria's northwest Idlib province, where an al-Qaida affiliate is in control. Khaled said the UNHCR has been trying to reach refugees in the border region of Arsal to determine whether returns were voluntary. "Refu...

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  • Kashmir: 2 Army men, including major, killed in militant attack in Shopian
Kashmir: 2 Army men, including major, killed in militant attack in Shopian

The encounter concluded after the terrorists managed to flee away from the site. Two terrorists were also killed in a separate encounter in Kulgam district. "One of the them was involved in the killing of five policemen and guards of a bank van at Phambai a few months ago", a police spokesperson said, adding that two weapons have been recovered.

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  • Chris Christie Apparently Didn't Rule Out Dumping Nachos On Cubs Fan
Chris Christie Apparently Didn't Rule Out Dumping Nachos On Cubs Fan

Chris Christie opted not to "dump" nachos on a heckler at a baseball game last week, telling reporters Wednesday he was "very restrained", as reported by Politico . "But usually it's one". Christie said Wednesday he and his wife would be Jones' guests at the induction Friday and Saturday. A former high school classmate of New Jersey Gov.

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  • Missing Woman Found Months Later Hidden In Ex-Boyfriend's Freezer
Missing Woman Found Months Later Hidden In Ex-Boyfriend's Freezer

Eshenbaugh's wife was quick to develop curiosity about what exactly was inside as it was sealed with a giant padlock. Arturo Novoa, 31, is charged with abuse of a corpse after the body of who is believed to be his ex-girlfriend was found in his freezer.

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  • Anthony Scaramucci mistakenly listed as dead in Harvard Law School alumni directory
Anthony Scaramucci mistakenly listed as dead in Harvard Law School alumni directory

Regardless of Scaramucci's debatable friendship status with Lizza, the Wall Street financier said he would like to treat the writer to beers. In a heated, expletive-laden phone call with a "Mooch" impersonator that rivaled that of the real deal, Kimmel questioned "Scaramucci" on his feelings about his former place of employment.

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  • Beckham poised to have MLS team in Miami
Beckham poised to have MLS team in Miami

The organizations announced an exclusive league-wide partnership that made adidas the official outfitter of every MLS team in 2004, extending and amplifying that deal in 2010. Garber declined to elaborate on the remaining issues but said everything was falling into place for Beckham to win approval, mentioning the plans for a new stadium and the fi...

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  • North Korean missile could reach mainland United States
North Korean missile could reach mainland United States

North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has shown that Pyongyang now may be able to reach most of the continental United States , two USA officials say. "Persons now in North Korea on a USA passport should depart North Korea before the travel restriction enters into effect on Friday, September 1, 2017", the...

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  • EPS for Silver Standard Resources Inc. (SSO) Expected At $0.04
EPS for Silver Standard Resources Inc. (SSO) Expected At $0.04

It is down 26.03% since August 2, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The last close places the company's stock about $6.13 off its 52 week high of $15.84 and $2.01 above the 52 week low of $7.7. British Columbia Investment Mgmt stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in CIT Group Inc. The Loews Corp holds 685,000 sha...

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  • Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power in quelling protest
Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power in quelling protest

Two former Thai prime ministers were cleared of abuse of power Wednesday in a case involving the quelling of an antigovernment protest in 2008. "Even though there were people who were injured and killed, in that event it was hard for police to know that the tear gas would cause injuries and death in that manner", the court said in a statement rel...

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  • Gulalai quits party after allegations against Imran, PTI seeks apology
Gulalai quits party after allegations against Imran, PTI seeks apology

Further, Ayesha also resigned from the party and praised Nawaz Sharif for respecting women. "Gulalai had sought assurance for a ticket in the next elections but it was rejected and now she has come up with allegations", said PTI's Shireen Mazari.

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  • Raucous start for Brazil Congress debate on president's corruption trial
Raucous start for Brazil Congress debate on president's corruption trial

The Brazilian real gained 0.4 percent against the US dollar in Wednesday trading as investors awaited the final voting tally as an indication of whether Temer still has enough congressional support to push for reforms, Morgan Stanley strategists including Gordian Kemen wrote in a note to clients.

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  • US Air Force launches fourth ICBM from Vandenberg Base this year
US Air Force launches fourth ICBM from Vandenberg Base this year

Nevertheless, the test did come in the wake of North Korea's recent unprovoked and provocative attempts to gain the nuclear capability of necessary to attack the continental United States. It is one of three legs of the nuclear triad, along with strategic bombers and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. Operational test launches highlight the t...

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  • Harvard Law accidentally started a rumor that Anthony Scaramucci died
Harvard Law accidentally started a rumor that Anthony Scaramucci died

When asked if he had words of support for Scaramucci, Early responded enthusiastically, "Keep telling it like it is, Mooch!" Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci told HuffPost that he felt burned by New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza , who published a bombshell interview with him, due to their families' relationshi...

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  • Smoke from distant wildfires makes Portland hazy
Smoke from distant wildfires makes Portland hazy

The effects of the wildfire smoke can also vary depending on where you live in the region. Here's how the air quality in some regions ranks on the index at 3:30 p.m. The key measure driving the health warnings is fine particulate matter, also known as PM 2.5, which is much smaller than the width of a human hair and can go deep into the lungs and ...

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  • Donald Trump threatened insurance companies' 'bailouts.' Here's what that means
Donald Trump threatened insurance companies' 'bailouts.' Here's what that means

Trump's probably referring to the cost-sharing subsidies under Obamacare. So what happens if Trump decides to end these payments? Paid directly to insurers, the subsidies are expected to cost the federal government about $7 billion in 2017.

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