• Arlington woman convicted guilty for killing her husband Arlington woman convicted guilty for killing her husband 12.7.2014

    The Daily Herald reported that Michele Donohue, from  Arlington, Washington,  admitted she killed her husband in 2004 and buried him in the backyard. She was pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder in the death of Byron Wright. Snohomish County sheriff's detectives found the man's dismembered body in February, inside a plastic tote and two bags buried under two […]

  • 20,000 acres of grass and brush burned in wild fire 20,000 acres of grass and brush burned in wild fire 12.7.2014

    A central Washington wildfire has burned across more than 20,000 acres of grass and brush, or nearly 32 square miles, said Fire officials. Laurie Dowie, the fire operations spokeswoman said on Friday night that the Mills Canyon fire was 22 percent contained. More than 760 firefighters were on the lines Friday. After a several-hour closure because of firefighting […]

  • In its stride, Aussie dollar took an onslaught of data In its stride, Aussie dollar took an onslaught of data

    On Thursday, the Aussie dollar took an onslaught of data in its stride. US Federal Reserve’s warning about low market volatility, combined with Australian employment figures and softer Chinese trade figures, saw the local unit stay tight at about US94¢ for most of the day. Late afternoon trading saw the dollar slip to US93.94¢. In June, number of jobs […]

  • Lafarge Tarmac seeking to buy a stake from Anglo American for  £885m Lafarge Tarmac seeking to buy a stake from Anglo American for £885m

    50% stake in building materials group Lafarge Tarmac is planned to be sold by London-listed mining firm Anglo American to cement maker Lafarge for £885m. Lafarge UK and Anglo American owns equally the  building materials group which is a joint venture. Anglo American plans to use the proceeds of the sale to pay off debt. Once […]

  • LafargeHolcim List an initial list of assets for sale to cut the importance of Europe and to Win Backing LafargeHolcim List an initial list of assets for sale to cut the importance of Europe and to Win Backing

    Holcim Ltd. (HOLN) and Lafarge SA (LG) said in a statement that as a part of a program of disposals, Anglo American Plc (AAL) will sell Lafarge its stake in a tarmac and aggregates venture for a minimum of 885 million pounds ($1.5 billion) as a prelude to Holcim and Lafarge divesting most of that business. […]

  • Australian travel booking website Wotif.com was sold for $700m for Expedia Australian travel booking website Wotif.com was sold for $700m for Expedia

    Wotif ” shares in online travel business” have jumped 25 per cent after global giant Expedia launched a $700 million takeover bid, they were trading at $3.29 in late afternoon trade, up from $2.68 on Friday and just below the $3.30 a share offered under the Expedia deal. $3.06 a share were offered by Expedia Group to acquire […]

  • Tele2 gains  2 billion crowns after selling Norway business to TeliaSonera Tele2 gains 2 billion crowns after selling Norway business to TeliaSonera

    ” Tele2 AB ” the  Swedish telecom operator agreed to sell its Norwegian business to peer TeliaSonera AB for 5.1 billion Swedish crowns ($744 million). TeliaSonera said in a statement that the transaction would increase its mobile market share in Norway to 40 percent from 23 percent and lead to cost synergies of at least 800 million […]

Ben Smith will miss Super Rugby clash with Crusaders because of his leg infection Ben Smith will miss Super Rugby clash with Crusaders because of his leg infection

With a leg infection, Ben Smith, Highlanders full-back will miss Saturday's conference-deciding derby against the Crusaders. Ben, 28-year-old, suffered a superficial graze in Sunday's 44-16 thumping by the competition-leading Waratahs which subsequently left him with the infection. The team said in a statement, ”Unfortunately co-captain Ben Smith will not be in the playing 23 as he continues […]

Word of mouth more important than ever for social network generation because of information overload Word of mouth more important than ever for social network generation because of information overload

A new study by Oxford University suggests that the rise of the internet has made word of mouth recommendations more important than ever because of information overload. People are becoming so bamboozled by endless bestseller lists for games, music, apps and books, that they are now far more likely to be swayed by what their friends […]

  • How to make Artichoke Leek Frittata Recipe How to make Artichoke Leek Frittata Recipe

    Frittatas, as simple as they seem, can be a challenge to pull off well. The secret to a perfect frittata, or almost any egg dish for that matter, is slow cooking. A frittata should be firm enough to have structure, while at the same time, tender to the bite. If you cook the egg mixture […]

  • How to make homemade pizza How to make homemade pizza

    Prep time: 2 hours Cook time: 30 minutes Yield: Makes 2 10-12-inch pizzas INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups warm water (105°F-115°F) 1 package (2 1/4 teaspoons) of active dry yeast (check the expiration date on the package) 3 1/2 cups bread flour (can use all-purpose but bread flour will give you a crisper crust) 2 Tbsp […]

  • How to choose  the everyday hair conditioner How to choose the everyday hair conditioner

    It's a universally acknowledged fact that a good conditioner is key to silky locks. But how exactly does the average conditioner work? It all comes down to the natural structure of the hair. For those not fully clued up on the science of strands, hair is composed of a protein called keratin, which has a […]

  • October 2014 will witness launching of Pink Floyd’s first album in 20 years “The Endless River” October 2014 will witness launching of Pink Floyd’s first album in 20 years “The Endless River”

    Pink Floyd is releasing its first album in two decades years this fall. David Gilmour,the band's guitarist and singer, plans to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the band's “last” album, The Division Bell, with a deluxe reissue. The group also plans to release new music. Author Polly Samson, Gilmour's wife, leaked the news via Twitter Saturday, […]

  • Sir Paul helps couple get engaged then married in his concert in Albany Sir Paul helps couple get engaged then married in his concert in Albany

    Paul McCartney's concert is being called one of the best concerts ever. It was an extra special night for one couple. Sir Paul played matchmaker as he helped a man propose to his girlfriend. The two were holding signs that caught McCartney's attention. Her sign said “He won't marry me until he meets you,” his sign […]

  • Joan Rivers calls president of the USA “gay” and his wife a “tranny” Joan Rivers calls president of the USA “gay” and his wife a “tranny”

    During an on-the-street interview, Joan Rivers made eyebrow-raising comments about the President and First Lady that were caught on camera. even when asked about a good deed, you can count on Joan Rivers to say something controversial. During an on-the-street interview filmed earlier this week, Rivers called President Obama gay and the First Lady a “tranny”. She was asked about officiating […]