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  • LAGOS, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Nigerian stocks hit a 3-year low on Monday as investors complained the government has yet to start tackling the problems of Africa’s biggest economy, nearly three weeks after ministers were sworn in. Source:
  • In a surprising move, Tyra Banks has quit her second show in as many months. Banks stunned the world (OK, a diminishing slice of it) in October with her announcement that she was bringing America’s Next Top Model to a close at the end of this cycle.1 And now she’s quitting her own syndicated talk […]
  • Just one energy drink could kill you dead, according to a new study, or at least according to how it’s being reported. “Drinking even just one energy drink a day may boost heart disease risk,” screams one headline. “A single energy drink could harm heart health for young adults” yelps another. Here’s what was involved […]
  • Ever see the documentary King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters? It’s definitely worth watching if you lived through the video game craze of the ’80s…or even if you just enjoy taking a peek into the lives of the obsessed. The 2007 film tells the story of good-guy-but-constant-life-loser Steve Wiebe as he attempts to break the […]
  • One of the constitutional puzzles that never seems to get decided once and for all is how much sovereignty the states kept when they became part of the Union. One of the true hallmarks of a sovereign is that it cannot be sued without its consent. A California state agency, supported by most of the […]
  • NAIROBI, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – EVENTS: UGANDA- Inflation data due for release KENYA- Inflation data due for release GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares fell on Monday as Chinese stocks extended […]
  • The petition of the day is: United States v. Texas 15-674 Issue: (1) Whether a state that voluntarily provides a subsidy to all aliens with deferred action has Article III standing and a justiciable cause of action under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) to challenge the Secretary of Homeland Security’s guidance seeking to establish a […]
  • Guide to economic indicators ** This Diary is filed daily *** ————————————————————- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30 ANKARA – Central bank of Turkey publishes financial stability report – 0800 GMT. PRETORIA – South African Reserve Bank holds its Gauteng province monetary policy forum – 1630 GMT. SUVA – Reserve Bank of Fiji holds interest rate meeting. TUESDAY, […]
  • We expect additional orders from the November 24 Conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. and opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m. The Court will also hear oral arguments on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, beginning at 10 a.m. each day. The hearing list for the December sitting is here. On Friday the Justices […]
  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A link between a form of fetal brain damage and the mosquito-born zica virus has been confirmed by Brazilian health authorities on Saturday. Source:
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