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AB Foods' sugar outlook dented by lower EU prices AB Foods' sugar outlook dented by lower EU prices
- January 18, 2018

United Kingdom sales were reportedly strong during the period, thanks to a ramping up of retail space. The company also saw a strong performance overseas, with improved market share for its Mazola cooking oil in the U.S. In addition, there were two relocations in the United Kingdom: a return to the redeveloped Westgate shopping centre in Oxford and a move to a larger store in Rotherham. (more...)
Shenzhen beats Manchester to host WTA Finals in 10-year deal Shenzhen beats Manchester to host WTA Finals in 10-year deal
- January 18, 2018

It is understood that the WTA board held a vote and made a decision to award the Chinese city the rights to host the season finale from next year till 2028. "The championship is being taken to a place that's willing to grow the sport and investing in the sport", she said. Singapore's last WTA Finals will be held from October 21 to 28 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium . (more...)
Karni Sena defies SC order, vandalizes theatre in Bihar's Muzaffarnagar Karni Sena defies SC order, vandalizes theatre in Bihar's Muzaffarnagar
- January 18, 2018

The National Democratic Alliance government in the state, led by Nitish Kumar, has so far not decided whether the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-helmed film would be released in the state. After the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) cleared the film with some changes including its name - it was initially called " Padmavati " - Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh governments barred cinema halls from screening the 190-crore film before its release. (more...)
Economic system, Inflation Rising at Modest-to-Average Tempo: Fed Economic system, Inflation Rising at Modest-to-Average Tempo: Fed
- January 18, 2018

The latest Beige Book, which was released by the Federal Reserve Jan. 17, reports that "the economy continued to expand from late November through the end of the year, with 11 Districts reporting modest to moderate gains and Dallas recording a robust increase". (more...)
White House's sweeping interpretation of executive privilege rankles members of Congress White House's sweeping interpretation of executive privilege rankles members of Congress
- January 18, 2018

Peter Carr, a spokesman for the special counsel's office, declined comment. His post in the White House also gave him a close up view of the firing of James Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "No", White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE said on Fox News when asked if Bannon was instructed to assert executive privilege. (more...)
Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations
- January 18, 2018

The woman told Ansari the encounter had made her uncomfortable; he texted back with an apology. He also noted that he apologized to Grace when she texted the next day about her discomfort with him. "And from the male perspective, he can't quite figure out what the woman wants". Young women are not surprised by the Aziz Ansari story. Noted feminist author Jessica Valenti tweeted on Sunday, "A lot of men will read that post about Aziz Ansari and see an everyday, reasonable ... (more...)
Count Mark Hamill among 'Star Wars' fans unhappy with 'Last Jedi' Count Mark Hamill among 'Star Wars' fans unhappy with 'Last Jedi'
- January 18, 2018

He is hoping that "Star Wars" fans will like it while noting that Johnson is the man they need for the job. In fact, the movie now holds the record for the second highest opening weekend in the history of the franchise, next to " Star Wars: The Force Awakens ". (more...)
Mark Hamill on The Last Jedi: Mark Hamill on The Last Jedi: "He's Not My Luke"
- January 18, 2018

Meanwhile, our new favorite Resistance fighter, Rey ( Daisy Ridley ), is on the deserted island Ahch-To. "He's Jake Skywalker. He's not my Luke Skywalker ". Added Johnson, "There's been a lot of joy and love from fans". "Hux and Kylo Ren are vying for power and Snoke's attention". Books, temples and the Jedi will end, but the Force between the dark and the light will go on. (more...)
"The Help" Stars Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain Reuniting for Universal Holiday Comedy
- January 18, 2018

She will also serve as a producer on the film. Peter Chiarelli ( The Proposal , Crazy Rich Asians ) will write the script for the as-yet-untitled comedy, while Chastain will produce through her company Freckle Films . Universal reportedly beat out both Fox and Paramount for the pitch after a bidding war broke out. Chastain will produce along with Carmichael and Maven Pictures' Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler . (more...)
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery release date rumours, platforms and gameplay Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery release date rumours, platforms and gameplay
- January 18, 2018

Hogwarts Mystery has its first teaser trailer, which shows a brief look at in-game footage. "In the roleplaying game, players will create a personalized student avatar, attend classes, learn magical skills, form friendships or rivalries with other students, and make pivotal decisions that will influence their character's story arc as they traverse their years at Hogwarts and grow as a witch or wizard" the company revealed. (more...)
Howard Stern will induct Bon Jovi at Rock Hall of Fame ceremony Howard Stern will induct Bon Jovi at Rock Hall of Fame ceremony
- January 18, 2018

During the chat, Bon Jovi also stated that there would be no problems at all with Richie Sambora taking part in the ceremony. Bon Jovi said he believes it to be true, calling it an "evil genius" move by the man who became the Republican president. (more...)
Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo movement as 'hypocritical and ridiculous' Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo movement as 'hypocritical and ridiculous'
- January 18, 2018

With regards to actresses who complained about being sexually harassed, Bardot said, "But there are many actresses who make the naughty with producers to get a role". Bardot has also been criticised for her support for French far-right party National Front. But while Deneuve maintains that "nothing in the letter" warranted the subsequent backlash, she has apologised to victims of sexual assault who may have been offended by it. (more...)
Here's Your First Look At Zac Efron As Ted Bundy Here's Your First Look At Zac Efron As Ted Bundy
- January 18, 2018

In the meantime, well, meet Ted below. "I've never been attracted to a serial killer until now", one person said. In the meantime, Efron shared a picture of himself posing for a mug shot as Bundy, who killed more than 30 young women between 1974 and '78. (more...)
Colorado man's body found encased in concrete Colorado man's body found encased in concrete
- January 18, 2018

Brian Mussack said that was the last time he heard from his father. Jennings told police that the toilet overflowed, and police later said "the odor in the home was bad, smelling like sewage and something rotting", according to the affidavit . (more...)
Darren Criss Showcases His ASSets on 'American Crime Story'! Darren Criss Showcases His ASSets on 'American Crime Story'!
- January 18, 2018

Want to learn about Gianni Versace , revolutionary fashion designer and gay icon? The show goes on to show the investigation into Versace's murder as well as flashbacks into what drove Cunanan to kill. "The picture of Ricky Martin holding the body in his arms is ridiculous ", he told the Observer newspaper last July. So they parallel each other even though they're not exactly in each other's lives like this entire story. (more...)
Golden Globe awardee Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen Golden Globe awardee Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen
- January 18, 2018

Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen in 1989. "Hope that someone will start believing me instead of just hearing". The full interview is to air Thursday. In related news, " Call Me by Your Name " star Timothée Chalamet said on Instagram Tuesday that his earnings for a role in Allen's upcoming " A Rainy Day in New York " would be donated to charity. (more...)
Oil rises ahead of U.S. weekly inventory figures Oil rises ahead of U.S. weekly inventory figures
- January 18, 2018

Brent crude futures were at $69.34 at 0753 GMT, down 4 cents from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $64.25 a barrel, up 28 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement. OPEC and Non-OPEC members agreed during a meeting in Vienna in Dec 10, 2016 to limit oil output in reaction to a drop in oil prices at the time. The firm said the reasons for this expected slowdown were an expected rise in USA oil output as well as a slowdown in demand growth. (more...)
Veteran director-actor Kashinath passes away Veteran director-actor Kashinath passes away
- January 18, 2018

According to the film circles, the actor was suffering from cancer and was taking treatment. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah condoled death of Kashinath and stated that his death has created a vacum in the film industry. His suspense thriller, "Aparichitha", relelalsed in 1978, was a huge hit. Kashinath is survived by his wife and two children. His movie Anubhava (1984) with himself and Umashree in lead roles, was a blockbuster. (more...)
'Golden Girl' Betty White celebrates 96th birthday 'Golden Girl' Betty White celebrates 96th birthday
- January 18, 2018

After seven years and an Emmy win for White, she returned to making guest appearances on a variety of television shows like Suddenly Susan, The Practice, Yes, Dear and returned to late night television as well making several appearances on shows like The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson . (more...)
Miami Steroid Dealer Claims Roman Reigns Was One of Several Celebrity Clients Miami Steroid Dealer Claims Roman Reigns Was One of Several Celebrity Clients
- January 18, 2018

In a clip by documentary filmaker Jon Bravo, Richard Rodriguez , who is now under investigation for being part of a distribution ring that sold illegal steroids, suggested Roman Reigns bought steroids from him. Rodriguez also said he chose to disclose Reins as part of his plea. He was originally introduced to me by one of the informants [laughs]. Reigns was suspended in 2016 for a Wellness Policy violation, but at the time it was reported that he tested positive for Adderall. (more...)

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