Sunday, 21 December 2014

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  • Photo: Jeremiah Klein

    14:18 | 21/12/14 Surf News
    In spite of the annual international migration and media saturation, the North Shore is actually a very tight community that looks after its own. more»
  • US Stocks Wrap Up Another Strong Year

    14:07 | 21/12/14
    Wall Street Journal
    No one in the investment world has to wait 'til Dec. 25 to start handing out ... To put that in context, since the mid-1920s stocks have produced average annual total returns of about 9.5%, according to data tracked by the New York University Stern ... more»
  • Hundreds gather for annual Christmas concert at Trinity Lutheran Church

    14:05 | 21/12/14
    Herald-Mail Media
    Ellen Hendrickson said she was so impressed by the talent of Hagerstown Choral Arts Inc. that she made the 45-minute drive from her home in Damascus, Md. more»
  • Powerful, popular Houston Mayor Bob Lanier dies at 89

    13:36 | 21/12/14
    And if he hadn't been the city's first term-limited mayor, he almost certainly would have been re-elected into the 21st century. more»
  • Neediest Families: For Tulsa family, son's cancer was beginning of a 'lifelong ...

    13:33 | 21/12/14
    Tulsa World
    ... Brian and Mary West, $100; Dorothy Mullowney, $100; Anne and Skip Johnson, $100; Vicky Benedict, $100; Jack and Jinny Wynn, $100; Marilyn Inhofe Davis, $100; Wayne and Courtney Cooper, $100; Anne Westfield, $100; Quilters at Epworth, $100; Kim ... more»
  • Go For All Blacks: Dad

    13:33 | 21/12/14
    Fiji Sun Online
    ... To Pay Out $530,000 In Bonus. post image. Airport Fiji Limited (AFL) staff will each receive five percent of their base salaries as bonus pay before Christmas. more»
  • Stop Worrying About Dividend Cuts: Buy This High Dividend Stock That Goes Ex ...

    13:22 | 21/12/14
    Seeking Alpha
    This week's focus stock, Colony Financial, (NYSE:CLNY), not only offers a 6%-plus yield on its common shares, it also has two preferred series shares, A and B series, which are currently yielding over 8% and 7%, respectively. more»
  • Slicers win, but player hurt

    13:11 | 21/12/14
    News Dispatch
    Still, the Slicers limited the Blue Blazers (4-8) to a mere 24 points, including just two points in the third quarter. “It was a low-scoring ... “We always focus on coming out in the first three minutes with lots of energy and doing our best,” Ulmer ... more»
  • Christmas reflections from the Mount

    13:11 | 21/12/14
    Trinidad Guardian
    My eldest brother, Msgr Christian Pereira, is a Roman Catholic priest, currently the regional episcopal vicar for the Southern Vicariate. more»
  • Sports dispatches for Sunday

    13:11 | 21/12/14
    The News Journal
    The group said it was likely that Andreone was the oldest golfer to ace a hole, beating the previous record of a 102-year-old woman in 2007. more»
  • Vivek Wadhwa: 2014 is ending, but wave of technology disruptions is just ...

    13:09 | 21/12/14
    Knoxville News Sentinel
    Robots such as Baxter, from Rethink Robotics, and UR10, from Universal Robots, have arms; screens that show you their emotions; and sensors that detect what is happening around them. The cost of operating these is less ... They will be replaced by 3-D ... more»
  • Please bring back those happy days of saucy email banter

    13:05 | 21/12/14
    The Guardian
    And just as the rest of us watched and learned from her folly, it seems a fair guess that Cameron no longer writes lol-suffixed texts about horse-riding, in the old, Chipping Norton patois: “Fast, unpredictable and hard to control but fun.” ... But ... more»
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