• Why Ivanka Trump is a role model - and fashion icon - in Japan
Why Ivanka Trump is a role model - and fashion icon - in Japan

Tokyo (CNN) Ivanka Trump has arrived in Tokyo for a very brief trip to speak about women's participation in the economy at the World Assembly of Women, an annual conference sponsored by the Japanese government. "She is a role model for women", Rena Hayakawa, 21, a political science major at Meiji University in Tokyo , said before the speech. "Sh...

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  • Sask. unemployment drops, Canada's rate on the rise
Sask. unemployment drops, Canada's rate on the rise

Saskatchewan's unemployment rate stood at 3.5 per cent in November 2014, and reached a high of seven per cent in October 2016. The unemployment rate increased to 6.3 per cent, up from 6.2 per cent in September as more people joined the labour market in search of jobs.

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  • 'House Of Cards' Will Not Continue With Kevin Spacey, Netflix Confirm
'House Of Cards' Will Not Continue With Kevin Spacey, Netflix Confirm

Now speaking to CNN , the workers (who asked to remain anonymous out of fear of professional repercussions) described Spacey's behaviour on the House of Cards set as "predatory", highlighting instances of non-consensual touching and crude comments - particularly targeting young male staffers.

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  • Guru Nanak Birthday, Guru Nanak Jayanti Date, timing and significance
Guru Nanak Birthday, Guru Nanak Jayanti Date, timing and significance

President Ram Nath Kovind also greeted the nation and urged all to follow on the footsteps of the Sikh Guru. Braving the early morning chill, scores of devotees on Saturday thronged "gurudwaras" of Punjab and Haryana to pay obeisance to first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev, on his birth anniversary.

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  • U.S. reduces softwood lumber duties for all but two Canadian producers
U.S. reduces softwood lumber duties for all but two Canadian producers

The final countervailing duty rate is 14.25%, decreased from the preliminary rate 19.88%, and the final anti-dumping duty rate is 6.58%, a decreased form the preliminary rate 6.78%. government is enforcing our trade laws so that the U.S. lumber industry can compete on a level playing field". "Unfortunately, for both Canadian producers and America...

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  • Kamal Haasan says there are 'Hindu extremists' too, laments commercialisation of festivals
Kamal Haasan says there are 'Hindu extremists' too, laments commercialisation of festivals

Writing in a Tamil magazine, Kamal said that earlier right-wing Hindus used to argue, but did so without indulging in violence. But this old tactic was defeated and what they stated to do is use muscle power. "World over, there is a move towards fascism and a leaning toward the right-wing". Sounding philosophical at one point, Haasan said "change...

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  • Houston to Host CFP National Championship in 2024
Houston to Host CFP National Championship in 2024

Volunteers coach Butch Jones didn't specify the nature of the injury that knocked Kendrick out of the Kentucky game. Los Angeles has a long history of hosting college football national championship games under the old Bowl Championship Series format.

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  • Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off
Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off

The corporate planning director for Piala, Hirotaka Matsushima, said Thursday that the company began offering the six days of extra vacation to all of its 120 staff members in September. Many Japanese companies have started out anti-smoking campaigns and have banned smoking at work. But curbing tobacco use in Japan will likely be hard, as it was i...

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  • Workplace gender gap fuels Switzerland's plunge in global index
Workplace gender gap fuels Switzerland's plunge in global index

Lower salaries of women and worsening health condition had cost the Philippines its top ranking in the Asia and the Pacific World Economic Forum's (WEF ) Global Gender Index (GGI). China has fallen in a global ranking for gender equality for a ninth year in a row, coming in at 100 among 144 countries despite decades of economic advances, accordi...

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  • Buhari presides over APC national caucus meeting
Buhari presides over APC national caucus meeting

The two meetings came ahead of a third one scheduled to hold between Buhari and the national caucus of the party. The caucus meeting was coming before the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting taking place today. "I don't want to predict any number of years", Mr. Ibrahim said. Whatever you call it, as far as we are concerned, we have one Presi...

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  • FDA sends warning about black licorice for Halloween
FDA sends warning about black licorice for Halloween

Consuming black licorice in excessive amount is always a risk to younger folks. If you are in this age demographic, the FDA advises not eating more than two ounces a day, or about four small pieces. The warning about such irregularities seems to stem from a single incident reported to the FDA previous year, when the agency learned "a black l...

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  • Senate celebrates sack of ex-SGF Babachir Lawal
Senate celebrates sack of ex-SGF Babachir Lawal

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has said that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. All of us can only have one side of the story or the other. This is why I am calling on committee with pending investigati...

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  • Camden County Offering Free Flu Shots to Residents
Camden County Offering Free Flu Shots to Residents

Let's hope more hospital workers begin to accept the compelling moral arguments for being vaccinated and protecting their patients. Because flu viruses are constantly changing, the vaccine composition is reviewed each year and is updated as needed based on which influenza viruses are making people sick, the news release states.

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  • Catherine Hospital Receives
Catherine Hospital Receives "A" in Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group

Over 120 hospitals were graded in Pennsylvania and 38 were awarded an "A". The report called out Oregon , Rhode Island, Hawaii , Wisconsin and Idaho for improvements since the inception of the Hospital Safety Grade five years ago. Leapfrog gave fifteen hospitals an "F" grade, but none of them are in Washington state. "We appreciate hospital rat...

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  • Condition of Jaga, Kalia now stable
Condition of Jaga, Kalia now stable

Odisha's Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena said the twins were now kept under observation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after the surgery which concluded in the early hours today. Mahapatra told the media here. "According to AIIMS doctors, it will take some more days for the twins to be completely stable", said Jena. The medical c...

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  • Cocaine crisis on British nuclear submarine as nine sailors fired
Cocaine crisis on British nuclear submarine as nine sailors fired

The spokesperson also confirmed the navy had launched an investigation into other service personnel on HMS Vigilant over allegations of inappropriate relationships, detailed in British media reports this month. All of the Royal Navy's fleet have a no-touching rule that prohibits intimate relationships aboard warships. Crew members of HMS Vi...

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  • WWE confirm that Monday Night Raw superstar Emma has been released
WWE confirm that Monday Night Raw superstar Emma has been released

After announcing the release of Emma , WWE swung the ax twice more on Sunday. Emma's run with WWE is over. She enjoyed a prosperous time with the yellow and black group, contesting excellent matches with the likes of Charlotte and Bayley, but she was unable to translate her potential to the main roster.

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  • She's done it! Katie Taylor has been crowned a professional world champion
She's done it! Katie Taylor has been crowned a professional world champion

Her right hand was landing more frequently too which ensured she took the later rounds and her first professional world title. Taylor landed a flawless left hook to the body that dropped Sanchez with one minute to go in the second round.

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  • Local families participating in national initiative to keep kids safe on Halloween
Local families participating in national initiative to keep kids safe on Halloween

What makes Halloween easier for Norris is teal pumpkins. Hess and his family have been collecting pumpkins and painting them teal for the past three years. Families who are managing other diseases for which candy presents a problem, such as diabetes and celiac disease, have also shown support. You can include your home if you plan to offer non-...

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  • Celgene Corporation (CELG) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results

Amgen Inc. now has $127.24 billion valuation. Share performance for the month is now at -31.23%. It has outperformed by 72.65% the S&P500. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees decreased Intel Corp (INTC) stake by 15.74% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

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  • Facebook Workplace invades your PC with a new app
Facebook Workplace invades your PC with a new app

That means it is now easier to find the groups on Workplace by Facebook that you use more often. The new developments are aimed to make Workplace a tougher competitor against Slack and Microsoft Teams. Since most of the users are familiar with Facebook interface, large organisations have started to adopt it. The company makes nearly all of ...

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  • Trump rips Democratic donor behind impeachment campaign
Trump rips Democratic donor behind impeachment campaign

Steyer has been bankrolling an over-the-top television ad with ominous music and his semi-hushed voice calling Trump "a clear and present danger" and "mentally unstable man" who has obstructed justice, threatened to shut down media and brought the nation to the brink of nuclear war.

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  • Plane Carrying NBA Team Has Mid-Air Collision With Something Enormous
Plane Carrying NBA Team Has Mid-Air Collision With Something Enormous

He asked NASA and famous TV scientists Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson what happened, to no answer, but now Delta Airlines has revealed it was "likely" a bird . The Thunder lost to Minnesota Timberwolves 119-116 on Friday night. A spokesperson for Delta Airlines said the charter flight "likely encountered a bird while on descent int...

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  • AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Stock Through Resistance -- Technicals Hit Extreme Strength
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Stock Through Resistance -- Technicals Hit Extreme Strength

As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by UBS. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

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  • ICICI Bank second-quarter profit falls, but bad loans stable
ICICI Bank second-quarter profit falls, but bad loans stable

Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans stood at 7.87 per cent at end-September. Comparatively, this number was higher a year ago due to stake sale in ICICI Prudential Life that had resulted in a gain of Rs 5,682.03 crore in standalone results, and Rs 5,129.9 crore on a consolidated basis.

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  • NFL owner apologizes after 'inmates running the prison' comment
NFL owner apologizes after 'inmates running the prison' comment

Later, McNair apologized to Vincent, "saying that he felt terrible and that his words weren't meant to be taken literally, which Vincent appreciated". McNair shocked the world with his statement in a meeting discussing the player protests. "You can bring them in, you can do whatever you want", but "the little I ask you is.

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  • Report calls for better mental health support in the workplace
Report calls for better mental health support in the workplace

Paul Farmer, one of the review's authors and the chief executive of the charity Mind , said employers must do more to provide support. Many organisations are involved in planning, funding, commissioning, providing and overseeing support and care for young people with mental health problems.

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  • Regular marijuana use linked to having more sex
Regular marijuana use linked to having more sex

Among the survey's subjects, 24.5% of men and 14.5% of women reported having used cannabis, with researchers finding a connection between frequency of cannabis use and frequency of intercourse: "Women denying marijuana use in the past year, for example, had sex on average 6.0 times during the previous four weeks, whereas that number was 7.1 for dai...

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  • Spain meet England in U-17 World Cup final
Spain meet England in U-17 World Cup final

The Africans came charging and threatened from some wing plays. All I want to do is to score goals and make my team win, ” said the player, who has become the second highest scorer in the competition. When Brazil dominated proceedings in their first group game, Torres - who got an assist on the night - provided an outlet for his team to breathe. M...

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  • Flu season is off to a deadly start in New Mexico
Flu season is off to a deadly start in New Mexico

It's common for cases to appear throughout the season. This year's flu shot offers protection against two in influenza A viruses (an H1N1 and an H3N2 virus) and one influenza B virus. They are also free for anyone who lives or works with someone who is at high risk of complications from the flu. "There's people who are opposed to the shot; there'...

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  • SA on alert after 48 plague deaths in Madagascar
SA on alert after 48 plague deaths in Madagascar

The most common, but less risky form of the plague is the bubonic plague, causing "inflamed lymph nodes , which can then turn to puss-filled, open sores if the condition worsens", the report read . Depending on the type of plague, bubonic or pneumonic , there is a 30-100% chance of death within 72 hours if left untreated, according to th...

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  • 2.O New Poster: Rajinikanth returns as Chitti
2.O New Poster: Rajinikanth returns as Chitti

Several celebrities from the South Indian film industry have also been invited for the function. Rajinikanth will be seen reprising the role of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti while Akshay Kumar will be seen playing an evil badass scientist Dr.

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  • Police identity more victims in Maryland child sex abuse case
Police identity more victims in Maryland child sex abuse case

Bell, who allegedly forced the boys to perform sex acts on him and recorded the abuse on video, was investigated and removed from his job late a year ago after a parent found inappropriate messages from him on her son's phone. He was working for Charles County Schools as a middle school instructional assistant as well as a high school track coach...

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  • Gallup Finds Record Support for Legalizing Marijuana, Including Most Republicans
Gallup Finds Record Support for Legalizing Marijuana, Including Most Republicans

Gallup first asked national adults about their views on the topic in 1969, when 12% supported legalization. "It makes sense that support for ending marijuana prohibition is increasing", Morgan Fox of the Marijuana Policy Project said in a statement.

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  • Albert Einstein's happiness note sold for $1.6m
Albert Einstein's happiness note sold for $1.6m

A Japanese courier arrived at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo to deliver Einstein a message. If you are lucky, the notes themselves would someday be worth more than some spare change, Einstein supposedly said. The $1.5m sale shocked everyone involved in the sale given that its pre-auction estimate was between $5,000 and $8,000 with the buyer, belie...

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