HSBC third-quarter profits up five times

Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders of the parent company was $2.96 billion or $0.15 per share, compared to loss of $617 million or $0.03 per share a year ago. Shares of HSBC were down 0.3 percent to close at 76.85 HK dollars on Monday. HSBC's latest financial statement showed once again the company's ability to pick itself up after the global financial crisis.

Journalist Mark Halperin is accused of sexually harassing five women

The women told CNN that they were not Halperin's direct subordinates, but that he dictated the level and tone of political coverage and could make or break women's fortunes at the network. "I didn't know what to do". Three of the women told CNN that Halperin had pressed his erection against them while meeting privately with him. "Under the circumstances, I'm going to take a step back from my day-to-day work while I properly deal with this situation".

Harvey Weinstein: Natassia Malthe accuses producer of rape

Haleyi finally told Weinstein she wasn't interested in him romantically and that she had heard about his "terrible reputation with women". Huett said she finally chose to step forward after reading Ashley Judd's account in the New York Times of an eerily similar run-in with Weinstein and watching dozens of other women describe alleged harassment and assault at the hands of the fallen filmmaker.

Eric Bolling says Boulder County coroner indicated son's death was 'an accident'

Especially after O'Reilly's reported $32 million settlement with an accuser was followed by a reupped contract, Noah views the network's hardline stance with every Weinstein revelation as ... In his interview with the Times , O'Reilly grasped at media reports that said the young man had endured "emotional torture" over the allegations against his father.

Taylor Swift Is A Sexy Cyborg In

Both songs will be featured on Swift's upcoming album Reputation which is set to hit stores on November 10. "In her upcoming music video for "... This tweet inspired a myriad of tweets in support of the apparent theory. And that all leads us to now, when Swift is gearing up to release another video, which possibly includes a reference to " Famous ". This wouldn't be the first time that Swift has attracted pregnancy rumors.

Kit Harington CRIED Finding Out How 'GOT' Ends & UH OH

School, drama school, anything. He continued: "I get a bit weepy thinking about it". Saying goodbye to everyone , having your last scene with this person or having your last scene with that person. Guy Fawkes was the tip of the iceberg and little is known about the lead up to the night of November 5, or what happened after it. Gunpowder dramatises the whole story, to try to understand what pushes people to do horribly violent things, telling a story from both sides.

India reach final beating Pakistan

The last time the two countries met in the Asia Cup on October 15, India beat Pakistan 3-1 and they would not want to carry on with the same domination. Malaysia, who had lost to India 2-6 in the league match, struck back in the final quarter to reduce India's lead but the latter managed to hold on to their advantage till the final whistle.

Fox kept Bill O'Reilly despite $32M sexual harassment settlement

On Jan. 2, O'Reilly reportedly received a draft of a lawsuit Ms. Wiehl was threatening to file, and 21st Century Fox received a copy of the complaint soon afterward. Fired Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly paid $32 million to settle a sexual harassment claim just before he signed his last contract with Fox News .

Who is Taylor Swift's 'Gorgeous' About? Fans Decode the Lyrics!

Taylor Swift teases new single " Gorgeous " off forthcoming sixth album Reputation . However, most fans of course are obsessed with trying to figure out which of the men in Taylor's life since her last album, "1989", the song is likely about, since it unquestionably deals with a romance.

Major Changes Announced For Sunday's WWE TLC; Medical Issues Force Card Changes

After missing two weeks of programming, Wyatt has officially been removed from the card. Angle, who returned to WWE as Commissioner of Raw several months ago, will be replacing Roman Reigns in the event. No official injury reports were cited by the WWE , but The Pittsburgh Tribune's Justin LaBar reported Wyatt and his brother Bo Dallas, as well as Raw ring announcer JoJo Offerman, had missed television and live events due to viral meningitis.

Harry takes Meghan to meet the Queen

According to the Daily Mail , Meghan and Harry arrived at the Queen's private entrance to Buckingham Palace on Thursday of last week (in a vehicle with blacked-out windows, no less). "I can tell you that at the end of the day I think it's really simple", Markle previously told Vanity Fair of her relationship with the redheaded royal.

UK's Prince William and wife Kate say baby expected in April

On Monday, Kate surprised onlookers when she turned up to dance with Paddington Bear at a special party for kids associated with some of the royals' charities. Us Weekly exclusively revealed soon after that Kate, 35, initially planned to keep the news under wraps for a little while, but was forced to go public sooner because she is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum , the same acute morning sickness she experienced while pregnant with Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child in April

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third royal addition will arrive in April 2018, Kensington Palace confirmed on Twitter Tuesday . Do you think the new royal baby will be a boy or a girl? Kate, who is still suffering from morning sickness, was not previously announced to be attending but it appears the Duchess was well enough to step out.

Angelina Jolie: Joseph Kony's Warlord Dinner Date Bait

In a 2012 video, Jolie, who is a United Nations Special Envoy, called for Kony's arrest. In a 2010 interview with Nightline , she admitted that she would be tempted to "take down" Kony if she were ever face to face with him. There are no other references to the plan in the 40,000 leaked emails, and Jolie has declined to comment. Ocampo emailed Clooney "asking for help investigating atrocities committed by Colonel Muammar Gadaffi's regime in Libya during the 2011 civil war", the Sunday ...

WWE SmackDown ratings down for Hell in a Cell go-home show

This time they compete inside of the Cell and if The Usos win, The New Day will not be able to use their rematch clause. Before McMahon could make it out to the ring, Sami Zayn caught him backstage and warned him that he's only caught glimpses of what Owens can do when he snaps.

Paramount Gains Rights to Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Deadpool director Tim Miller and Toby Ascher are the executive producers, while Blur Studio's Jeff Fowler will direct the film. Also producing is Neal H. The upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie hit a bit of a bumper today when Sony let their film rights expire. However, it seems like visual effects and animation are his forte, which makes him a good fit for the Sonic movie.

5 things to watch in Saints-Dolphins game

But the way the Dolphins have looked on offense, it's nearly enough to make one wistful for the Philbin era. That Miami drive ended with an easy red-zone interception Ken Crawley snagged from quarterback Jay Cutler's attempt to find Julius Thomas .

Suddenly Legal: How Saudi Women Driving Stopped Being Haram Overnight

The kingdom was the only the country in the world to bar women from driving and for years had garnered negative publicity internationally for detaining women who defied the ban. The issue has come to represent all of the human rights abuses Saudi women suffer under the Kingdom's male guardianship system, which gives a woman's husband, son or father control over nearly all aspects of her life.

US Bombardier tariff threatens United Kingdom aerospace jobs

The Commerce Department announcement, which centered on Boeing's claim that the Canadian jet maker had received unfair government subsidies for its products, was the first in a series of rulings on the duties that are to be charged to Bombardier's products, rulings that could be reversed in months to come.

Star Trek: Discovery opens with a wonderful title sequence

Like a lot of other long-time fans, the former Star Trek science advisor also had a lot to say about the Klingons' new look , which aside from the improvements in special effects over the last two decades, is by far the show's biggest change to the saga's original concept.

Elisabeth Moss to star in abortion drama Call Jane

I think they should be in season two . "We wanted her to look like she went to a tattoo parlor", Welch explains, adding that Moss' Handmaid's Tale character is a badass, and so is Moss. Donald Glover won the best comedy actor and also director for his hip-hop themed show Atlanta . HBO's " Big Little Lies " was the night's other big victor.

Taco Bell Opening 300 Locations, Ditching Drive-Through, Adding Alcohol

Shares of Yum! Brands were sinking in afternoon trading on Tuesday. "This is just an expansion of restaurants in urban markets (like Berkeley) that will not have drive-thrus as part of those new developments". Another interesting point: According to Food & Wine, the chain's drive-thrus make up around 55 to 70 percent of its revenue. Citing the renewed liveliness of urban and even "downtown" areas, Taco Bell's Chief Operating Officer, Mike Grams, reminded the same outlet that the restaurant ...

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Review: The Same Outrageous Style

For me, the action-packed spectacle was just icing on the cake. "So it depends what occurs, and whether it feels right to him, but I don't think for a second that either he or myself, the lovely people at Fox and whoever else is interested in Kingsman , wouldn't completely love it if this is a continuing series".

The biggest Trump burns from the 2017 Emmy Awards

The dystopian vision of " The Handmaid's Tale ", the deeply cynical Washington comedy " Veep " and the ever-topical " Saturday Night Live " won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Awards ceremony that took nearly nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

'Narcos' Location Scout Found Dead in Mexico

More broadly, though, Narcos was reportedly set to focus season four on Mexico's infamous Juarez cartel - and the fact that Munoz Portal was killed in that area and found "bullet-riddled" in his auto may speak for itself as far as who's responsible for the violence.

Seattle mayor resigns in face of latest sexual abuse accusations

In a statement released Tuesday, Murray adamantly denied the allegations , but said his resignation would be " best for the city ". "I think it is the right thing to do", Nickels said of Murray's resignation. Urbanist Cary Moon had done so prior to the latest allegations , first in May, and reiterated that sentiment in a press conference on Tuesday, calling Murray's response to the allegations "deeply inappropriate and harmful".

Spain threatens to nab Catalan separatist mayors

Spanish Attorney General José Manuel Maza sent a directive to Catalan prosecutor's offices ordering the more than 700 mayors belonging to the Association of Municipalities for Independence who support the referendum to be declared "under investigation, assisted by attorneys".

Florida suffers coast-to-coast battering from 130mph Irma

The massive storm triggered evacuation orders for 5.6 million people before it made two landfalls in the state Sunday. An estimated 170,000 people were lodged in some 650 emergency shelters as of early evening, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

Almost 194000 homes, businesses without power from Hurricane Irma

Over 2.4 million homes and businesses have lost power in Florida, the major utilities said on Sunday, as Hurricane Irma pummeled the state. A series of explosions and meltdowns occurred at the Fukushima nuclear plant after a massive quake unleashed a powerful tsunami that shut the facility's cooling systems and led to meltdowns.

Woman in Australia first in the world to buy Rihanna's Fenty Beauty

But thankfully, there's a major mogul who gets it: Rihanna . Fenty Beauty is available now. We are women and we have challenges. Rihanna's first Fenty Beauty range has arrived! The foundation comes in a spectrum of 40 shades that attempt to solve a persistent dilemma by paying heavy attention to darker skin tones.

One Of The Manson Family Murderers Has Been Granted Parole

It now falls to California Governor Jerry Brown to decide whether Van Houten will in fact receive parole. But she helped kill grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary, on the second night. Members of both the Tate and La Bianca families have argued against parole for Van Houten, or for any Manson follower. Van Houten was the youngest member of the "Manson Family", that terrorized California in the late 1960's.

Taylor Swift Holds BFF Abigail Anderson's Dress at Her Wedding!

According to People Magazine, Anderson Wednesday photographer Matt Lucier at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown. The bride wore a pink and white gown, Swift was a vision in a burgundy ensemble that highlighted her shoulders. The magazine said a crowd gathered outside the church to catch a glimpse of Swift . The couple immediately pulled off an engagement celebration which Swift also attended back then.

Opting Out: Princess Mako of Japanese Royal Family to Marry 'Commoner'

Komuro said they kept in touch even though they were physically far from each other. Announcing her engagement, Mako said; "First I was attracted by his bright smiles like the sun ". She also knows sign language and works with the deaf community alongside her mother. The princess works as a researcher at a Tokyo museum, while Komuro, a resident of Yokohama city, south of the capital, is a legal assistant and undertaking a Master's degree in business law.

JJ Watt's Houston Harvey relief fund hits $10M

A statement said a team from her BeyGOOD philanthropic foundation was headed to the city to help with relief efforts , and the website asked fans to make donations to two local groups working there. Singer Miley Cyrus is far from her Disney days as she goes topless in x-rated pictures. The star was praised for her efforts as she donated a massive amount to the case and has claimed that people should be doing anything that they can to help in this situation.

Britain marks Diana's 20th death anniversary

The second, which was taken yesterday, comes as Britain prepares to remember the 20th anniversary of Diana's death in 1997. Strickland attended an auction of Diana's dresses in NY in 1997, where she recalls at least two dresses selling for $150,000 pounds or more .

Experience "The Blackout": U2 premieres new song from upcoming album

U2 is releasing the new songs as the band tours North America to mark the 30th anniversary of " The Joshua Tree ", generally considered its definitive album. Bono says the new album will feature "proper, proper f-k-off songs". If you were played only the song and weren't told who it was by, it could easily be mistaken for a new song by The Killers .

Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Breaks Streaming Records

Taylor's gratitude to the dancers came in the form of a heartfelt card and flowers. Swift wasn't physically present at this year's MTV Video Music Awards , yet she still ended up the talk of the town with her music video premiere. It seems to be about another Swift nemesis Kanye West and the fallout from an audio tape released by his wife, Kim Kardashian . The lyrics video - which was released before Swift debuted the full video at Sunday night's MTV VMAs - accrued 19million views ...

Kardashian family pledges $500000 to Harvey relief efforts

Hart posted a video saying that even though there have been other challenges in the past, "some meaningful" and some not, he wanted to start a "real challenge" now to save lives. Hart himself pledged $25,000 to aid victims of the storm. The Walt Disney Company has donated $US1million to Red Cross , and Facebook said it would match donations made on its platform up to $US1 million.

These throwback pics of Jon Snow, Dany kissing are going viral

There is much to look forward to in the Game of Thrones Season 7 finale. Some believe that " The Dragon and The Wolf " might actually be in reference to Jon's parents instead of Daenerys Targaryen and the King in the North . It was then claimed that the title will be " The Dragon and the Wolf " something that might give the fans an idea to think about. Kim Renfro of Insider recently interviewed Alan Taylor, director of " Beyond the Wall ." during which Taylor touched on an ...

Did Taylor Swift Just Sample 'Mean Girls' in Her New Song?

That's a likely nod to the phone call between West and Swift that Kim Kardashian West secretly recorded and then released online to show how her husband had discussed the controversial line in his song " Famous " about making Swift's career.

Disney Using Augmented Reality to Sell New 'Star Wars' Merchandise

What is it exactly? "We are excited that augmented reality will allow fans to experience the universe in a whole new way", Kathleen Kennedy, the president of the Disney-controlled Lucasfilm, which is responsible for the cinematic series that originated in 1977, said.

Watch John Cena Tear Up From the Ultimate Surprise By His Fans

Cricket Wireless published a video Monday in which fans of the WWE penned him letters, detailing how he inspired them to overcome their biggest obstacles. Clearly the message moved Cena.who's then surprised by Tyler breaking through a fake wall into the room. "How often does someone get to tell their hero what they did for them?" said one fan.

AIADMK Factions Merge, OPS Meets EPS at Party Office

Aug 18: Dhinakaran meets Sasikala at Parapana Agrahara Prison in Bengaluru on her birthday. The Palaniswami faction had already passed a resolution cancelling the appointment of her nephew TTV Dhinakaran as the deputy general secretary. The ambition to win on the negotiating table what could not be secured on the field should not delay the inevitable merger of the two AIADMK factions .

Lady Antebellum members Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood both expecting

Hillary then retweeted the video to Lady Antebellum's official Twitter account shortly after sharing the news and added that she "can't wait for these precious BABIES to arrive". "God hears every prayer and I will continue to share our story to point to the Source of all life, peace and comfort in the best and most hard of times".

Androids, Super Saiyan Blue And Story Mode Confirmed For Dragon Ball FighterZ

Not only that, but we're starting to get details about potential story modes to the game too, which involve a certain, hulking Android back for revenge. Speaking of finishers, fans can also expect "10x God Kamehameha" for SSB Goku, "Final Flash" for SSB Vegeta and "Hell Flash" for the newly revived Android 16.

What time does The Defenders hit Netflix?

Power Man and Iron Fist Meet for the First TimeHere, we see Danny and Luke facing off. Even Defenders Gotta EatFighting an ancient crime organization that trains lethal ninjas is hard work, and there's nothing like some late-night Chinese food to re-up after a battle.

Usain Bolt cramp blamed on waiting for medal ceremonies

But there was to be high drama as a visibly swearing Bolt pulled up in obvious pain, allowing the British quartet of Chijindu Ujah, Adam Gemili , Daniel Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake claim gold in 37.47 seconds, with the Justin Gatlin-led U.S.

Chinese newspaper says Trump inquiry could spark trade war, 'intensify tensions'

Rather than Russian Federation or China being the sole veto in the U.N. Security Council, it might result in the United States being the global outcast potentially having to veto potential sanctions. If the USA were to engage in such an act, Parker thinks China or Russian Federation would introduce a U.N. Security Council resolution to restrain the US.

Tom Cruise injured in filming 'Mission: Impossible' stunt

While the complete details are a bit murky at time of reporting, what's clear is that Cruise's injury could affect the filming schedule for Mission: Impossible 6 and, furthermore, it could affect the film itself. We won't be seeing the new Mission Impossible movie until summer 2018 and it promises to be exactly the same as the previous 5 Mission Impossible movies! He has been filming characteristically risky scenes in Paris, where he rode a motorbike into a vehicle before flying ...

The Bachelorette Season 13 Finale: Rachel Lindsay Picks Bryan Abasolo

Back in June, Peter also posted a photo of his 2005 high school yearbook showing that his future plans included joining " The Bachelor ". While Peter appeared the flawless specimen, both fans and Rachel's family questioned whether Bryan's abundance of charm was actually smarm.