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John Heard, the Frazzled Father in ‘Home Alone,’ Dies at 71

John Heard, the Frazzled Father in ‘Home Alone,’ Dies at 71

John Heard, an actor who played pained characters in dramas but became known for his role as the father who forgot his youngest son on a family trip to Paris in “Home Alone,” died Friday in Palo Alto, Calif. He …

by July 23, 2017 0 comments Finance
Britain’s biggest building society Nationwide to pump millions into building and rental schemes in bid to ease nation’s housing crisis

Britain’s biggest building society Nationwide to pump millions into building and rental schemes in bid to ease nation’s housing crisis

Britain’s biggest building society is to pump millions into building and rental schemes in a bid to ease the nation’s housing crisis.

The Mail can reveal how Nationwide is considering a radical overhaul of its traditional savings and loans business …

by July 21, 2017 0 comments Finance
Addiction and intrigue: Inside the Saudi palace coup

Addiction and intrigue: Inside the Saudi palace coup

(Reuters) – On Tuesday June 20 Mohammed bin Nayef, a powerful figure in Saudi Arabia’s security apparatus for the past two decades and the next in line to the throne, was summoned to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz on the …

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Finance
Jason Garrett on Ezekiel Elliott: We believe very strongly in him as person, player

Jason Garrett on Ezekiel Elliott: We believe very strongly in him as person, player

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he hasn’t spoken to Ezekiel Elliott since Sunday when the star running back allegedly was involved in an altercation at a Dallas bar. Garrett would not elaborate on why he has yet to speak to …

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Finance
Princess Di on a banknote? As the new plastic £10 featuring Jane Austen is launched today, who would you like to see featured next on our currency…

Princess Di on a banknote? As the new plastic £10 featuring Jane Austen is launched today, who would you like to see featured next on our currency…

Today sees the launch of a new £10 note featuring one of Britain’s most famous authors, Jane Austen, which will come out in September.

It is the second polymer note to launch in Britain, after the Winston Churchill fiver which …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Is your DIY investing platform a good deal? Watchdogs launch probe to find out if savers get value for money

Is your DIY investing platform a good deal? Watchdogs launch probe to find out if savers get value for money

Watchdogs are to probe whether DIY investing platforms offer value for money to the vast army of savers who use them to buy funds, shares and other products.

Platform charges and whether firms use their bargaining power to get investors …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
‘We Don’t Have Any Gays,’ Chechen President Claims

‘We Don’t Have Any Gays,’ Chechen President Claims

Participants carry a large rainbow flag towards the U.S. Capitol during a gay rights demonstration in Washington October 11, 2009. Senate Armed Service Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) said Sunday he expects President Barack Obama to keep a renewed vow …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Finance
The Definitive List of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Easter Eggs

The Definitive List of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Easter Eggs

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[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming]

If there is one thing to be said about Marvel Studios and Sony’s new Spider-Man: Homecoming, it is that it is a fresh new take on the …

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Finance
HAMISH MCRAE: Economic power has shifted away from the West and will shift further in the years ahead

HAMISH MCRAE: Economic power has shifted away from the West and will shift further in the years ahead

The protests at the G20 meeting in Hamburg remind the rest of us that there is a fragility to the world economy if a successful, prosperous and decent nation such as Germany can harbour such dissent.

But it is worth …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
RED teases a modular, $1600 titanium Android phone with a 3D screen

RED teases a modular, $1600 titanium Android phone with a 3D screen

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RED, the ultra high-end camera company with a flare for dramatic product designs, has announced an Android smartphone called the "RED Hydrogen." The press release is very light on details and written in RED’s typical …

by July 7, 2017 0 comments Finance