Month: November 2013

Many Americans Will Be Giving Thanks For Lower Prices

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 Japan called the unilateral move an “escalation” of their dispute. The U.S. said it was “deeply concerned,” because it increases the risk for a misunderstanding.



 Before the vote, Business groups warned if the measure passed, it would affect Swiss competitiveness. Most voters agreed: 65 percent of them rejected the initiative.



 In a surreal, emotional ceremony, Pope Francis held bone fragments the Catholic Church believes are the relics of the apostle St. Peter, who is considered to be the church’s first pope. The relics have been shrouded in mystery and intrigue for years.



 Travelers will find gasoline prices are down considerably from last Thanksgiving. But consumer confidence is slumping too. So AAA, the auto club, says it expects to see a dip in holiday travel, compared with 2012.

Tennessee Freshman Robert Hubbs Happy With Performance Against Citadel, 86-60

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 ORAU has approximately 800 full-time employees in Oak Ridge, although it isn’t known yet whether the email found its way elsewhere. Bonee, however, confirmed that ORAU’s Safeguards & Security Department did not notify local law enforcement beforehand. “Because there was no need to,” she said. “It was an internal training exercise.



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Should Facebook Put A Knockout Punch Offer On The Table For Snapchat — Say, $5b?

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  Instead it’ll drop-off the final episodes with Netflix exclusively which ultimately makes the series more viable to the platform (more on that next week). Netflix has the upper hand in these renewals because it knows how bubble shows perform on its service.



 Citizens Renouncing Skyrocket—The Tina Turner Effect Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments United States passport (Photo credit: Wikipedia) America is a great land and lures immigrants worldwide, yet record numbers of U.S. citizens and permanent residents are giving up their citizenship or residency.





So What, Exactly, Is Causing Eminem To Buck Industry Trends And Actually Improve His Commercial Performance From Album To Album?

 And the folks at Drafthouse Releasing, the company responsible for last year’s re-release of another amazing good/bad film, Miami Connection, have outdone themselves in securing distribution rights for Assonitis’ odyssey, whose success with repertory screenings over Halloween led the company to expand its release to 30 more screens this weekend. Cult movies – especially “so bad they’re good” ones – are almost always better enjoyed in front of a large crowd, but they can be a tricky prospect for hardcore cinephiles. After all, priming audiences by telling them a film will leave them gobsmacked only encourages rowdy behavior, which means folks who actually like that film – or even just want to examine it semi-seriously – may find themselves part of an arms-length “experience” rather than just another screening.



  « Previous Next » Evan Agostini/ASSOCIATED PRESS  Hip-Hop’s Top 20 EarnersDiddy tops this year’s Cash Kings list, pulling in $50 million over the past 12 months. All in all, hip-hop’s top 20 earned a combined $343 million—read on to see the full list.



 While Skype is its chief competitor in the mobile market, and has a great deal more infrastructure to work with, Viber’s iPhone interface and seamless synching of contacts gives it the edge. And it uses your existing mobile number, so people can find you the usual way, whether or not they know where you are at the moment. Though its name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, MyCityWay is an ingenious series of city guides that gives you the quick-and-dirty on 30-plus essential categories, including dining, public transit, pharmacies, weather, and local news.



 (Note that the founders reportedly took $10+mm off the table in a round earlier this year.) So they can get a ton of liquidity while still retaining control of their business and retaining the opportunity to “go for it” — to build a $20-100B business that’s a Facebook or Twitter-scale social network. Instagram arguably accounts for 10% of Facebook’s current market cap because of its massive mobile revenues potential.



Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2: Anatomy of a Chart-Topper



 Eminem’s first-week totals also mark an improvement on his popular 2010 album, Recovery, which sold 741,000 units, and 2009′s Relapse, which moved 608,000. So what, exactly, is causing Eminem to buck industry trends and actually improve his commercial performance from album to album? It seems to be a mix of a loyal fan base, clever marketing and smart partnerships. And it begins with artistry.

Ambitious Project Eyed For Realtor Building On Mag Mile

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   on Thanksgiving A police officer stands outside of a California Walmart store as customers enter on Black Friday 2012. (November 12, 2013) Related Black Friday 2013 store hours 11:06 a.m. CST, November 12, 2013 Walmart said Tuesday it will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, follow a long line of competitors keen to get a jump on Black Friday sales.



 CST, November 12, 2013 A key parcel on the south end of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile appears headed for redevelopment in an ambitious project that would include a high-end hotel, condominiums, offices and stores between North Michigan Avenue and Wabash Avenue. The National Association of Realtors’ board of directors unanimously voted Monday to move forward with a preliminary plan to replace the group’s headquarters building, 430 N.



 and the block to the west with 1 million to 2 million square feet of building and plaza space that would include a high-end hotel, condominiums, offices and stores. Such a development, if it proceeds, would at least temporarily displace Billy Goat from its subterranean location since 1964. Related Ambitious project eyed for Realtor Building on Mag Mile “I want to stay here,” Sianis said.

Us Seeks $864m From Bofa Over Countrywide Loans

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  What if something catastrophic happens to someone who is not covered? I think the Fed should step in and find a way to give these people temporary coverage until this gap is resolved. I would suggest considering an intermediate plan along the lines of Medicare.



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Photos: ‘modern Family’ Star Buys Gwen Stefani’s Former Home

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 finance. A magistrate is optimistic on Twitter currently pricing — — — 23 to 25 dollars a share this implies a seventeen billion dollar valuation. What do you make of this.



 Walmart.com Walmart says that a technical error on its website erroneously led to super low prices on Nov. 6, 2013.



A Magistrate Is Optimistic On Twitter Currently Pricing — — — 23 To 25 Dollars A Share This Implies A Seventeen Billion Dollar Valuation.



 

Ferguson Paid $4.55 Million For The White Stucco Home Where Stefani And Rossdale Lived From 1998 To 2007.

 Cereal brands are facing more competition from products including oatmeal bars and Greek yogurt. Call it the Ron Burgundy effect.



 0In Photos: Celebrity Realty”Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson recently purchased a Spanish colonial revival in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, once owned by singer Gwen Stefani and husband Gavin Rossdale. Ferguson paid $4.55 million for the white stucco home where Stefani and Rossdale lived from 1998 to 2007. ( Zillow )Slideshows

Egypt Tv Criticized For Suspending Popular Satire

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 Edward Markey and Massachusetts U.S. Reps. John Tierney and William Keating.





John Tierney And William Keating.

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 Dean Griffin said that will be cheaper because it’s unlikely they will get past the nearly $13,000 deductible for the coverage to kick in. Individual health insurance policies are being canceled because the Affordable Care Act requires plans to cover certain benefits, such as maternity care, hospital visits and mental illness.



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 FILE – In this Sunday, March 31, 2013 file photo, Egyptian television satirist Bassem Youssef, known as Egypt’s Jon Stewart, waves to his supporters as he enters Egypt’s state prosecutors office to face charges for allegedly insulting Islam and the country’s leader, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)