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British woman, 49, drowns after being caught in a rip


A 49-year-old British woman has drowned at a popular beach at Coffs Harbour The UK national was swimming with her family at Diggers Beach on Sunday She was dragged by a rip and fell unconscious once she was helped to shore Emergency crews rushed the woman to hospital where she later died A 49-year-old British woman has drowned after being swept away by a rip at a beach on the NSW mid-north coast...

Barry Sherman: Family disputes reports on mystery double death in Canada


Image copyrightReutersImage caption Honey and Barry Sherman were renowned for their charity fundraising The family of a Canadian billionaire and his wife have hit back at reports surrounding their recent deaths Police are treating the deaths of Barry Sherman, 75, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto home on Friday, as "suspicious" but say no suspects are being sought...

No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican expects tax bill will pass, eyes Tuesday


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Cornyn, the No 2 US Senate Republican, said on Sunday he was confident Republicans would pass a tax overhaul bill this week “I am confident we will pass this bill, probably on Tuesday,” Cornyn said in a television interview on ABC’s “This Week” He added that it was unclear whether Republican Senator John McCain, who is receiving treatment for brain cancer, would vote...

ICO-lateral damage


(PDF) “Coins or other digital assets issued on a blockchain may be securities under the federal securities laws… tokens were securities as defined by Section 2(a)(1) of the Securities Act because they were investment contracts … An investment contract is an investment of money in a common enterprise with a reasonable expectation of profits to be derived from the entrepreneurial or managerial...

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me!


Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line performs with Bebe Rexha onstage during the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaFrederick M Brown/AMA2017/Getty Images for dcp Brian Kelley , one-half of the hit country duo Florida Georgia Line (with Tyler Hubbard ), spilled 25 things you might not know about him to Us Weekly Yellowtail jalapeño and...

The world slowly awakens to the Myanmar-Rohingya crisis, but solving it is easier said than done


That pressure intensified last month, after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the violence ethnic cleansing "Myanmar is not a trustworthy partner in this negotiation," Adem Caroll, director for the nonprofit advocacy group Burma Task Force, told CNBC recently "'Ethnic cleansing' is not really a legal term, but regardless of the term we give it, there needs to be international action...

Roy Moore's Horse-Riding Skills Top This Week's Internet News Roundup


Firstly, there was what might be the most wonderful interview on television news all year Alas, even Jones’ victory wasn’t enough to give Sassy a break The Takeaway: Let’s go now to our correspondent at Moore HQ… There was only one problem; the story wasn’ttrue , according to Ryan Paul Ryan might not be quitting, but Omarosa certainly is For what it’s worth, the Secret Service isn’t aligning with...

Suicide bombers kills eight at Pakistani Christian church


Two suicide bombers have attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta Hundreds were attending services at the Christian church ahead of Christmas Attackers clashed with security forces, one was killed while one made it inside Authorities have said eight people were killed in the blast and 42 were wounded Two suicide bombers have attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing...

Prize-Linked Savings Accounts: A Smart Way to Build an Emergency Fund


Would you use a savings account that also functioned as a lottery ticket Here's a rundown of how these accounts work, and the best way to use them Essentially, a prize-linked savings account is a form of a lottery ticket you're given in exchange for saving money As one example, the Save to Win program is a prize-linked savings account currently offered in 12 states Accountholders are given one...

ISIS claim Pakistan suicide blast that authorities say killed 7 church worshipers


Two bombers attack church in Quetta, but only one detonates his vest Church was packed with more than 400 people, police say Two attackers targeted a Methodist church in Quetta, but only one managed to detonate his vest, said Sarfaraz Bugti, the interior minister of Balochistan province The second attacker was shot by a church security guard before he detonated his explosives, Bugti said Bugti...

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