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Persimmon to release first-half results following Bank rate rise

Persimmon to release first-half results following Bank rate rise Persimmon will unveil results for the first half of the year next week, with investors keen to hear management’s view on whether the increase in interest rates is starting to impact sales.Source: Persimmon to release first-half results following Bank rate rise From News Feed

World Bank to issue world’s first blockchain bond

World Bank to issue world’s first blockchain bond The World Bank is taking a step into the brave new world of digital finance to sell the first-ever bond to be issued entirely using blockchain technology, the bank announced Friday. More than just funds, the World Bank aims to gain experience using blockchain — a digital…

Blowback: UniCredit Becomes First Major Corporation To Sever Ties With Facebook Over Ethics

Blowback: UniCredit Becomes First Major Corporation To Sever Ties With Facebook Over Ethics Facebook has lost a major advertiser, UniCredit SpA, which has severed all ties alleging that the social media giant hasn’t acted ethically, reports Bloomberg – which notes that “other large companies” may follow suit. Source: Blowback: UniCredit Becomes First Major Corporation To…

Revealed: first images of Israel’s sea barrier blockading Gaza

Revealed: first images of Israel’s sea barrier blockading Gaza Israel’s Ministry of Defence yesterday released the first images of its sea barrier designed to further blockade the besieged Gaza Strip. The barrier is located on Zikim beach, approximately three kilometres from Gaza’s northern frontier. The project is slated to be completed by the end of…

Former CIA Director John Brennan in First Wave of Indictments – Dave Janda

Former CIA Director John Brennan in First Wave of Indictments – Dave Janda By Greg HunterUSAWatchdog.com August 5, 2018 Dr. Dave Janda is a retired MD that started a radio career. Now, he has a red hot show called “Operation Freedom.” Janda says his sources say indictments are coming soon for those who tried to…

Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle

Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle A 28-year old fined $156 by Danish police after another woman tried to tear off her face veil at a mall.Source: Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle From News Feed

Update: Hawaii First to Ban Dangerous Pesticide

Update: Hawaii First to Ban Dangerous Pesticide On June 13, 2018, Hawaiian governor, David Ige, signed new legislation that phases out the use of chlorpyrifos and increases regulation on other restricted use pesticides. Chlorpyrifos is known to cause brain damage in developing fetuses and children. There is no safe level of exposure for children. Source:…

Carillon Park’s Baby Bald Eagle Takes Her First Flight

Carillon Park’s Baby Bald Eagle Takes Her First Flight Via Dayton Com: A baby bald eagle that hatched at the end of April at Carillon Historical Park took its first flight this week. Jim Weller, the founder of Eastwood Eagle watchers, has been keeping an eye on the bald eagle family since January and witnessed…

First Hamas rockets hit Ashkelon. Three slightly hurt in Sderot synagogue – DEBKAfile

The ferocious Hamas rocket barrage against Israeli communities Saturday hit the first major town, Ashkelon, and four-member family injured by shrapnel in direct hit to a Sderot synagogue.  Sirens alerted Ashkelon to a number of falling rockets, at least one of which was intercepted by Iron Dome. Up to 100 rockets were launched from the…

Supermodel Kate Upton is pregnant with her first child

Supermodel Kate Upton is pregnant with her first child The 26-year-old actress and model is expecting her first child with baseball player Justin Verlander. The couple got married in November 2017 at a ceremony that took place in Italy.Source:

Actor and director Jason Bateman has signed a first-look, multiple-year overall film and TV deal with Netflix (Lesley Goldberg/Hollywood Reporter)

Actor and director Jason Bateman has signed a first-look, multiple-year overall film and TV deal with Netflix (Lesley Goldberg/Hollywood Reporter) Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:Actor and director Jason Bateman has signed a first-look, multiple-year overall film and TV deal with Netflix  —  His Aggregate production company will team with Michael Costigan for a first-look deal…

First four boys safely out of Thai cave, the rest wait for rescue to resume

First four boys safely out of Thai cave, the rest wait for rescue to resume Chiang Rai, Thailand – Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday in a daring and dangerous operation to save the children and their soccer coach who have been trapped un Source: First four boys…