• Nation’s largest banks all pass Fed’s ‘stress tests’ | Fox News
  • 38 Weeks After Getting A Strange Visitor, A Guy Saw This Happen. And He Had A Camera.
  • Dame Carol Ann Duffy’s local bookstore crusade – BBC News
  • Pound hit after narrow Remain win in Newcastle – BBC News
  • 21 Impossibly Delicious Ways To Eat Avocado For Dinner
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Nation’s largest banks all pass Fed’s ‘stress tests’ | Fox News

A street sign is seen in front of the New York Stock Exchange. (REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid) NEW YORK –  The U.S.’s largest financial institutions have enough armor to withstand the turmoil of a major and prolonged U.S. and global recession, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. The annual “stress tests” show that the 33 largest financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America and Wells Fargo, all hold more capital than they…

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38 Weeks After Getting A Strange Visitor, A Guy Saw This Happen. And He Had A Camera.

38 Weeks After Getting A Strange Visitor, A Guy Saw This Happen. And He Had A Camera.

It’s not every day that you see a gorgeous praying mantis. They are a delicate and elusive creature that thrive in only certain environments. So, it’s even more rare to see one to lay eggs which then result in beautiful, exotic little babies. Praying mantises get a bad rap because they look evil (and the females allegedly attack the males after mating), but we think they are amazing.  This Reddit…

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Dame Carol Ann Duffy’s local bookstore crusade – BBC News

Venues for readings to come include the likes of Bridgnorth, Caernarfon, St Andrews and Carlisle Cathedral. The poets (plus musician John Sampson) are criss-crossing Britain in a people-carrier driven by the publicity team. If the concept of a bardmobile isn’t ambitious enough, in each location they will be joined by a fifth, local poet (who in Falmouth was Penelope Shuttle). Each event lasts a couple of hours and ends with…

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Pound hit after narrow Remain win in Newcastle – BBC News

However another analyst warned that moves have been amplified by thin trading. “‘Volumes are very low and markets are relatively illiquid. Traders are very jittery, it’s not just in sterling,” said Jeremy Stretch from CIBC. Last week the pound fell as low as $1.40 as traders tracked polls suggesting a flagging Remain campaign. Shares higher Earlier the FTSE 100 closed 1.2% higher to a two-month high of 6,338.1 points, with…

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21 Impossibly Delicious Ways To Eat Avocado For Dinner

21 Impossibly Delicious Ways To Eat Avocado For Dinner

End your day with an avocado-stuffed burger. View this image › Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 1. Spicy Shrimp and Avocado Salad With Miso Dressing View this image › pinchofyum.com For a salad that’s anything but basic. Get the recipe here. 2. Tomato, Avocado, Mushroom, and Corn Soup View this image › thisrawsomeveganlife.com You didn’t know avocado could get this cozy. Get the recipe here. 3. Stovetop Avocado Mac ‘n’ Cheese…

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When Blood Meets Hydrogen Peroxide, Things Can Get Messy

When Blood Meets Hydrogen Peroxide, Things Can Get Messy

We’ve all used hydrogen peroxide on a cut or scrape at some point in our lives. That burning sensation paired with the foam it creates when it hits the blood is reassurance that our cut won’t get infected by anything nasty. But why does it do that? Well, you’ve got to understand one thing first… Most over-the-counter hydrogen peroxides are a solution of the chemical and water. Typically, they don’t…

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British politicians make final appeals before Brexit vote | Fox News

LONDON –  With Britain’s membership in the European Union on the line, campaigners from the prime minister on down blanketed the country Wednesday trying to convert the undecided on the final day before the crucial vote. Outlining his vision of a future with Britain retaining its position in the 28-nation bloc, Prime Minister David Cameron bristled at the notion that the country would be headed in the wrong direction if…

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Kanye West Lyrics Perfectly Describe The Story Of Julius Caesar And Cleopatra

Kanye West Lyrics Perfectly Describe The Story Of Julius Caesar And Cleopatra

Shakespeare would either be proud or he’s rolling in his grave. This is a continuation of history and lyrical poetry. 1. Julius Caesar on meeting Cleopatra for the first time: View this image › Jean-Léon Gérôme / Via upload.wikimedia.org 2. Caesar restores Cleopatra to the throne: View this image › Pietro da Cortona / Via commons.wikimedia.org 3. Cleopatra gives birth to Ptolemy Caesar: View this image › John William Waterhouse…

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NHL awards expansion franchise to Las Vegas | Fox News

Feb. 10, 2015: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks as Bill Foley, chairman, Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Black Knight and FIS wipes his forehead during the “Let’s Bring Hockey to Las Vegas!” press conference at the MGM Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/The Sun, L.E. Baskow, File ) The National Hockey League’s 31st franchise will play in Las Vegas beginning in 2017, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Wednesday. On a 109-degree…

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In Latin America, requests for abortions rise as Zika spreads

(CNN)In Latin American countries, where abortion is highly restricted if not downright illegal, pregnant women are seeking abortions at significantly higher rates, a new study shows. This development comes in the aftermath of a November alert about the Zika virus issued by the Pan American Health Organization. The alert revealed the potential for the virus to cause serious complications in unborn children, including microcephaly, severe brain abnormalities, and eye and…

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The Makers Of "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" Will Release A Katy Perry Game

The Makers Of “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” Will Release A Katy Perry Game

Glu Mobile, the company behind “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” says it’s repeating its formula with Katy Perry. (You know, the singer who was the backup act for Left Shark at the Super Bowl.) View this image › Glu Mobile / Via phx.corporate-ir.net The company behind “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” the addictive mobile game that’s been downloaded more than 28 million times, is partnering with Katy Perry on a similar game. Glu Mobile…

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The NHL is expanding to Las Vegas. Does it have a shot at success?

Gary Bettman has finally confirmed the worst-kept secret in hockey: a new franchise in Las Vegas. We run through the pros and cons of Sin City expansion The NHL has descended on Las Vegas for its annual awards show. But this year, the winners will be overshadowed by far bigger news, as the league finally confirmed the worst-kept secret in hockey: the NHL is putting an expansion team in Las…

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Never Play Hide And Seek With These Animals And Insects. They're Pros.

Never Play Hide And Seek With These Animals And Insects. They’re Pros.

If you thought chameleons were the only animals out there with super-stealthy skills, think again. While they are definitely more adaptable, these animals and insects give them a run for their money when it comes to convincing the unsuspecting onlooker they are just another piece of the scenery. Take a close look and see if you can spot ’em! 1.) This imperceptible grevillea looper moth: Auscape / Contributor / Getty Images…

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My Local retailer faces administration after Morrisons sale – BBC News

Although Greybull has not commented, it is understood that staff were briefed about the decision on Tuesday. My Local, formally known as Morrisons’ M Local, was sold to Greybull for 25m in a deal fronted by retail veteran Mike Greene, who appeared on Channel 4 show The Secret Millionaire. The chain has struggled to compete in the cut-throat grocery sector, which is embroiled in a bitter price war. However, the…

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