Could Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle be preparing to set up home in the beautiful English countryside? The pair are believed to be house hunting together in the scenic Cotswolds, not far from Prince Charles’ home Highgrove House. Royal sources told the Daily Mail that Harry and Meghan are looking for a house to buy in Oxfordshire, with a good friend of Harry reportedly revealing the couple’s love of the area.
A spokesman for the Taliban is denying the allegations of a freed Canadian hostage who says his wife was raped and his daughter killed by their abductors. Upon his return to Canada Friday, Joshua Boyle told reporters that during his five years in captivity, held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network in Afghanistan, his wife's rape was assisted by the captain of the guard and supervised by the commandant of the network. Mujahid says Boyle and Coleman are now "in the hands of the enemy", and the statement Boyle gave was "force fed" to him.
A 40-year battle over oil drilling in an Arctic wildlife refuge in Alaska could become the latest political irritant in a growing list of disagreements between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. U.S. plans to lift a decades-old ban on exploring and drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are underway, with both the White House and Congress working on regulations and legislation to make it happen. Trump campaigned on getting the U.S. to produce more of oil on its own and his sights now are set on the refuge, a protected area in the northeast corner of Alaska which covers an area bigger than New Brunswick.
Stocks powering to new all-time highs as financials lead the way, and Trump talks up tax reform, again. Plus - Netflix earnings any minute now, we’ll have them for you as soon as they break. Plus - what if you received more voting shares, the longer you held the stock? Stocks getting hit today include Sears Holdings as Bruce Berkowitz will leave the board of directors - Berkowitz’s Fairholme Capital is a major shareholder in Sears, Adobe as Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of the creative software company to hold citing a slowing growth trajectory, and Nordstrom - another retail name in trouble today as the Nordstrom family said it will suspend plans to take the chain private, due to difficulties in obtaining debt financing.
Loblaw Companies Ltd. is laying off 500 of its office workers, but the company says it still expects to create more jobs than it eliminates this year. "Today is a very difficult day," wrote president Sarah Davis in a memo to employees informing them about the job cuts. The 500 jobs come from all levels of store-support offices, she said, including various executives.
A shark appeared to attack a boat off South Australia’s Coffin Bay on August 28. Port Lincoln fisherman Simon Lawrence captured vision of the incident with a drone. Lawrence said he and his friend, Blair Fitzgerald, tried to protect their GPS and motors from the shark, which he said was a great white that was “more aggressive” than others he had seen in his 12 years of fishing, 9News reported. He told Storyful that the shark was at least 15 feet long. Shark sightings are frequent in Coffin Bay, according to Forbes. Credit: Simon Lawrence via Storyful
At a time when many MMA fighters are looking to box after UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor earned a nine-figure payday by boxing Floyd Mayweather, Hardy went in the other direction in search of riches.