My sister is a drunk but she can't see it

My sister is a drunk but she can't see it

By Anonymous Posted July 10, 2017 07:35:35 Photo: I have entered another world, meeting drinkers and those who spend much of their lives working hard to never drink again. My sister is a drunk. We can all see it, but she can’t. It’s hard to fathom how that can be. It’s not like she is a little bit of a drunk, or a sometimes drunk — she has been on a non-stop bender for months. Today, I was called to Central Railway Station. Fred, a gorgeous young man, had phoned…

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Fund managers see silver lining to the end of cheap credit

Fund managers see silver lining to the end of cheap credit

The end of cheap credit will cause shifts in investor behaviour, undoing some of the habits learnt over a decade of central bank largesse. But many investors are holding steady, betting on higher economic growth compensating for any short-term tantrums in asset markets. Last week bullish comments from central bankers on the ending of monetary easing caused a bond sell-off. When interest rates are rising, fixed income products like government bonds become relatively less attractive to investors, forcing prices in secondary markets to fall (and hence returns, or yields, to…

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Mike Pence ignores Nasa 'do not touch' sign

Mike Pence ignores Nasa 'do not touch' sign

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Nasa later reassured Mr Pence that it was “OK to touch the surface”US Vice-President Mike Pence has made a tongue-in-cheek apology to Nasa after a photo of him touching a piece of space flight equipment went viral. Mr Pence was visiting the Kennedy Space Center in Florida when he placed his hand on a piece of hardware – despite a large sign that read “do not touch”. He later apologised to Nasa on Twitter, joking that Florida Senator Marco Rubio “dared” him to do it. Nasa…

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United legend leaves after 13 years

United legend leaves after 13 years

The 31-year-old Rooney announced Sunday that he had signed a two-year contract at Everton, the club that developed his talent before his $34 million move to United in 2004. Rooney lost his place as a first team regular last season under Jose Mourinho, with speculation about his future rife with a return to Goodison the most likely destination. “It is some time since I said that the only Premier League club I would play for other than Manchester United was Everton, so I am delighted that the move has happened,”…

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