NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures fell after Greek voters trounced ruling parties in elections on Sunday, a result that put the countrys future in the euro zone at risk, and as Socialist candidate Francois Hollande won the French presidency. SP 500 futures were down 12.3 points at 1,350.20 at 7:35 pm EDT (2335 GMT), suggesting a fall of about 1 percent when the US stock market opens on Monday. Dow Jones industrial average futures fell 176 points, and [...]
Daily Archives: May 16, 2012
CHENNAI: Love kills-and the Tamil Nadu police have evidence to prove that. The number of murders under the head lust and love affairs has seen the biggest increase of 123% in last three years, from 155 in 2008 to 347 in 2011. While in the same period, the number of murders increased by only about 7%.
WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen will travel with the team to Atlanta Saturday afternoon for the first-round playoff series with the Hawks, but hes still unsure if hell play Sunday in Game 1. I cant say, said Allen, who has a sore right ankle and has not played in two weeks. Still day to day. Celtics coach Doc Rivers, however, said he does not think Allen will play Sunday. Honestly, I dont think hell play, but well [...]
In his chattily informative and highly entertaining Lives of the Novelists, English academic John Sutherland cites James Joyces famous prescription of silence, exile and cunning for Irish authors. He quotes this in an essay on Edna OBrien, noting that, although she chose exile, she has never been silent, except about her personal life. Cunningly, Sutherland writes, she has kept hidden details of the many love affairs London literary gossip credits her with. She kept them hidden, too, in this weeks [...]