Which QB will play better in Week 5?
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Which QB will play better in Week 5?
People in Britain are their most downbeat since they were under lockdown in February, and are increasingly worried about the year to come as prices and COVID cases rise, according to a long-running survey published on Friday. Fuel and food shortages, a jump in inflation, the prospect of higher interest rates and climbing COVID-19 cases were all making consumers gloomier, Joe Staton, GfK's client strategy director, said. "Against a backdrop of cheerless domestic news ... it is not surprising that consumers are feeling down-in-the mouth about the chilly winter months ahead," he said.
The NBA announced the 75th Anniversary Team as part of its celebrations for its diamond season.
British employers told Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Friday to "get serious" about encouraging business investment and stop blaming them for the economy's problems and hitting them with higher taxes. The Confederation of British Industry urged finance minister Rishi Sunak not to increase the tax burden for companies again when he delivers a budget statement and a three-year public spending plan next week. CBI Director-General Tony Danker said Sunak's announcement on Wednesday would be a "defining moment" for Johnson's administration as it tries to move beyond the coronavirus pandemic and build a post-Brexit economy.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday announced he had appointed as the state's next top election official an attorney who represented former President Donald Trump in a Pennsylvania lawsuit challenging the 2020 presidential election.
British coffee and sandwich chain Pret A Manger has teamed up with JDE Peet’s to trial self-service coffee machines, further evolving its business model after sales were hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pret has suffered as many of its just under 400 UK stores are located on high streets, at transport hubs and close to offices that have seen reduced occupancy during the crisis. Pret, owned by investment group JAB and founder Sinclair Beecham, said on Friday its "Pret Express" machines will be introduced into convenience shops, petrol station forecourts, universities, healthcare facilities and workplaces.
The talks reached a standstill over concerns about the valuation, approval from the Japanese government and an ongoing strategic review at Kioxia shareholder Toshiba Corp, the sources said. Earlier in August, Reuters reported that Western Digital was in advanced talks for a possible $20 billion stock merger with Kioxia, in a move that would create a NAND memory giant to rival Samsung Electronics. Kioxia, sold by Toshiba Corp in 2018 to a consortium led by Bain Capital, shelved plans for an initial public offering last year after U.S.-China trade tensions slammed Huawei, one of Kioxia's biggest clients.
Social media skincare star Nancy Pellegrino reveals the luxe sleep mask she uses daily — and the hydrating lotion she's recommended for 20+ years.
A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana, is expecting twins, her first offspring, in December or January, the zoo said on October 21.This footage released by the Audubon Zoo shows expectant mother Menari in her habitat and a veterinary team performing an ultrasound.“We are very excited about this pregnancy,” senior veterinarian Bob MacLean said in a press release. “Twinning is extremely rare in orangutans – there is only about a 1 percent chance of this happening.”The zoo’s staff are leading Menari through daily training and enrichment sessions to prepare her for motherhood, the zoo said.“As is standard procedure with all primate mothers, Menari’s care staff are working with her to ensure that she will be comfortable with the possibility of staff assisting her with feeding or caring for one or both infants if necessary,” they wrote. “Menari, born at Audubon Zoo in 2009, was hand-raised.”Sumatran orangutans have been categorized as threatened with extinction, with a declining population of less than 14,000 living in the wild due to “human-wildlife conflict” and the spread of palm oil plantations, according to the zoo. Credit: Audubon Zoo via Storyful
It follows the launch of its coffee subscription service last year, where customers paid £20 a month for unlimited coffees.
“The Blue Rose,” a new noir thriller from writer- director George Baron, has rounded out its ensemble cast. Joining the project currently shooting in Los Angeles is Ray Wise (“The Lazarus Effect,” “X-Men: First Class”), Danielle Bisutti (“God of War,” “Insidious: Chapter 2″), Nikko Austen Smith (“Queen Sugar,” “The Birch“), Logan Miller (“Love, Simon,” “Escape […]
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Lively and her husband, "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds, share three young daughters.
The Santa Fe, N.M. Sheriffs Department is responding to an “incident” at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, where Alec Baldwin and Frances Fisher-starring movie “Rust” is currently shooting. A spokesman for the sheriff’s department confirmed Thursday afternoon that criminal investigators were on scene. He the incident had occurred a few hours earlier on Thursday, and that […]
The Paris Agreement will be a key focal point of COP26 in Glasgow.
Britney Spears's father faces potential lawsuits now that a new conservator of the estate is in place.
There were a few Republicans Thursday who surprised observers when they voted in support of holding former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress and referring him to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution.
Melbourne residents celebrated the end of the city’s sixth COVID-19 lockdown, in the early hours of Friday, October 22.This footage uploaded to Twitter captures the sound of locals cheering just after midnight on Friday morning.After more than 260 nights under stay-at-home orders, some restrictions were lifted from 11:59 pm local time on Thursday, after Victoria hit the key milestone of a 70 percent vaccination rate. Credit: @survivorray08 via Storyful
White House officials are gearing up for a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping they hope will show the world Washington can responsibly manage relations between the rival superpowers, people familiar with the matter say. Combative diplomatic exchanges with China early in the Biden administration unnerved allies and U.S. officials believe direct engagement with Xi, who has consolidated power in Beijing to a degree not seen since Mao Zedong, is the best way to prevent the relationship between the world's two biggest economies spiraling toward conflict.
The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar warned Thursday that the country already faces “an internal armed conflict” and if power isn’t returned to the people in a democratic way “we will go in the direction of a failed state.” Christine Schraner Burgener told a U.N. news conference that the conflict between the military which took power on Feb. 1 and civilians and ethnic minorities is intensifying in many parts of the country. Schraner Burgener said the military is conducting clearing operations in Chin and several other states and there is continued fighting in Kachin and Shan states “so all over the country we have a huge scale of violence.”