13.12.2017

Joe Black

Peter Jackson Announces The Much-Anticipated Trailer That's Premiering Before ...

In the dark times (the late 1990s), when you had to, ugh, go to a movie theater to watch a movie trailer, I was one of the many thousands who begged his parents to take him to see Meet Joe Black. I had no interest in the film itself — I am still ...
13.12.2017

Claire Forlani

Birthdays

Actor Sean Patrick Thomas (“The District”) is 47. Actress Claire Forlani (“Meet Joe Black,” “CSI: NY”) is 46. Drummer Eddie Fisher of OneRepublic is 44. Actress Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”) is 43. Actor Giovanni Ribisi is 43. Actress Marissa ...
12.12.2017

Star Wars

The 40 best movie characters in 40 years of 'Star Wars,' ranked

Star Wars turned 40 this year, and four decades have spawned nine movies and endless characters, be they Jedi or Sith, Rebels or Imperials, twisted bounty hunters or adorable porgs. In honor of the milestone anniversary (and the arrival of Star Wars ...
13.12.2017

Lucia 2017

Team St. Lucia's performance at 2017 Rugby Barbados World 7s

PRESS RELEASE: The Saint Lucia National Rugby 7s team participated in the Rugby Barbados World 7s in Barbados on December 9th and 10th. The tournament took place on Trents Playing Field in Holetown, St. James Barbados. Seven female teams and eight male ...
13.12.2017

Budget Sport

Olympics - Next Tokyo budget due soon as cost cuts continue

TOKYO (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee Vice-President John Coates said on Wednesday that the IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers were continuing to explore cost reductions and that the next version of the budget would be completed by the end of ...
13.12.2017

Merja Kyllönen

Most Finns want presidential candidates to say yes or no to Nato

Finland's possible membership in the defence alliance came to the fore in the run-up to the elections after Nils Torvalds, the candidate of the Swedish People's Party, declared that he is supportive of the idea of joining Nato. He is the only candidate ...
13.12.2017

Nils Torvalds

Most Finns want presidential candidates to say yes or no to Nato

Finland's possible membership in the defence alliance came to the fore in the run-up to the elections after Nils Torvalds, the candidate of the Swedish People's Party, declared that he is supportive of the idea of joining Nato. He is the only candidate ...
13.12.2017

Oumuamua

Scientists are watching an asteroid called 'Oumuamua because they think it ...

Unlike other asteroids, this object — called 'Oumuamua — is cigar-shaped and is twirling through space unlike any mankind has seen before. "Researchers working on long-distance space transportation have previously suggested that a cigar or needle ...
13.12.2017

Roy Moore

'A spiritual battle:' How Roy Moore tested white evangelical allegiance to the ...

Roy Moore's failed run for Alabama's Senate seat tested white evangelicals' allegiance to the Republican Party. Would they vote for a candidate who shares their conservative views on social issues even though he was accused of sexual misconduct by ...
13.12.2017

Gal Gadot

Women In Hollywood: Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot Made The Instant Connection ...

“I'm very, very, very lucky that the world made sure that Patty was going to direct this movie,” says Gadot, beaming. The actress gets annoyed when people think that Jenkins was the right Wonder Woman director only because she's a woman. “No, Patty was ...
13.12.2017

net neutrality

The future of how the internet is regulated is about to change

The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal is expected to pass on a party-line vote. The rules, approved by the FCC in 2015, were ...
13.12.2017

Sanni

Coca-Cola: Hydration Drinks Will Keep Nigerians Healthy

Providing varieties of minerals to refresh the body for healthy living, the Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, has announced the launch of new variants to its Five Alive brand, saying it will dim thirst and help keep fit in everyday activities. According to ...
13.12.2017

Elenia

3i Infrastructure sells stake in Finnish power company Elenia

Dec 13 (Reuters) - London-listed 3i Infrastructure Plc said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell its stake in Finnish power company Elenia Oy to Allianz Capital Partners , Macquarie and the State Pension Fund of Finland. 3i Infrastructure said the sale ...
12.12.2017

Lucia

St Lucia's Coconut Bay Completes $3 Million Refurbishment

St Lucia's Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests' experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside ...
12.12.2017

Edis Tatli

Edis Tatli gains revenge, decisions Francesco Patera to reclaim European title

Edis Tatli (30–2) regained the European lightweight crown with a clear unanimous decision over Francesco Patera (18–3). It was a hard and entertaining fight, as Patera refused to surrender his EBU belt easily, but in the end Tatli was too determined ...
12.12.2017

Litecoin

5 Reasons Why The Litecoin Price Is Going Up So Fast. Will The LTC Surge Continue?

Jesse Damiani , Contributor I cover the human side of VR/AR, Blockchain, AI, Startups, & Media. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Shutterstock. The LTC price is way higher than it was last week—here's why. Over the past week ...
12.12.2017

Madara

CMS lab fee schedule poses grave threat to office-based testing

“In short—there is every reason to believe the data submitted is wrong, but stakeholders are again asked to do the impossible: prove it,” AMA Executive Vice President James L. Madara, MD, wrote in an Oct. 23 letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Dr ...
12.12.2017

Hanukkah

Lighting Hanukkah Candles Under the Swastika's Shadow

Tonight, and for the next seven nights, millions of Jews around the world will light a menorah to celebrate Hanukkah. Akiva Mansbach will be one of them. But his isn't just any menorah. In its multigenerational life, its light has also touched the ...
12.12.2017

Helsinki Vantaa

Congestion at Helsinki Airport easing

Snow on an airliner at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport on Tuesday. Image: Jussi Nukari / Lehtikuva. Stormy weather in Central Europe and runway restrictions caused by heavy snowfall severely congested operations at Helsinki Airport on Tuesday evening. An ...
12.12.2017

Coinbase

Facebook Messenger VP Joins Coinbase's Board of Directors

Digital currency exchange startup Coinbase has announced the appointment of a Facebook executive to its board of directors. In joining the board, David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook, will bring years of experience in building ...