MoD hits back after soldier from ‘snowflake’ ad threatens to quit

A soldier complains about being on a poster alongside the word “snowflakes”, a derogatory term for over-sensitive people. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has refuted the account of a soldier who has reportedly threatened to quit over a “snowflakes” recruitment poster. Guardsman Stephen McWhirter, 28, appears on a poster reminiscent of Lord Kitchener’s “your country…

Oil Prices Won’t Collapse In 2019

Oil prices will continue to be under pressure in 2019, but they won’t collapse, as was the case back in 2016. The world’s major suppliers, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and China will continue to pump more oil into the market, as a slow-down in the global economy will taper demand. “Oil sell-offs are usually due to…

How to Stream the 2019 Golden Globes and Red Carpet

Shocking as it may be, awards season is back—and ready to bless us with all kind of iconic red carpet moments, awkward speeches and triumphant wins. The 2019 season kicks off with the 76th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday, January 6 at 8 p.m. EST.—and you can stream the Golden Globes 2019 on a handful…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at conservative critics

‘I hear the GOP thinks women dancing is scandalous…’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at conservative critics with ANOTHER playful video – filmed outside her new Capitol Hill office Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has hit back at conservative critics after controversy arose earlier this week from an unearthed video of the congresswoman recreating an infamous dance scene from…

Malaysia’s king abdicates after two years on throne

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s King Muhammad V abdicated on Sunday, the palace said, after two years on the throne, the first time a monarch has stepped down before completing their five-year tenure. The king’s resignation took effect immediately, the National Palace said in a statement. No reason was given and palace officials did not…

5 Savvy Ways To Invest $10,000 In 2019

5 Smart Ways to Invest 10K But, how should you invest $10,000? While there are plenty of smart ways to invest your money, the right option for you depends on your appetite for risk, your investing strategy, and your long-term goals. Of course, your best option might also depend on your unique needs and what you require…

The Curse of the Hope Diamond

Ever since the Hope Diamond, one of the largest and most famous colored diamonds in the world, appeared on the market in the 1830s, it has become notorious for allegedly spreading a deadly curse to those who dare to possess it. Greek jewel broker Simon Moancharides gained custody of the glittering gem in the early…

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US manufacturing expands at weakest pace in 2 years in December

US manufacturing activity grew at its slowest pace in over two years in December, in a sign that the fallout from the Trump administration’s trade battles is beginning to feed through to the wider economy. The Institute for Supply Management said the reading for its manufacturing index came in at 54.1 last month, its weakest…