Picking a Chelsea-Manchester United XI Based on Form This Year


With Chelsea and Manchester United coming face-to-face in the Premier League on Saturday, the debate is already raging. Of the two teams, who has the better players? Are Chelsea as good as their league position suggests? Can United beat them at Stamford Bridge and kick-start the unlikeliest of late-season title challenges? Given the slow start to the campaign by Louis van Gaal's men, the first half of 2014/15 was one to forget for United. Since Christmas, however, things have improved and the signs Read more [...]

Sears Holdings And Simon Property Group, Inc. Form A 50/50 Joint Venture To Unlock Real Estate Value At 10 Sears Holdings Properties At Simon Malls


Apr 13, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) ("Sears Holdings") and Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) ("Simon") announced that they have created a joint venture (the "JV") as part of Sears Holdings' continued efforts to unlock the value of its extensive portfolio of real estate holdings. Sears Holdings has contributed 10 properties located at Simon malls to the JV, including property leased to outside parties. Read more [...]

Crowdsourced maps turn democracy into an art form


A crowdsourced digital art project wants to reconnect the public with democracy through the most exciting medium known to bureaucracy: maps. Parliament wants the project, called Democracy Street, to result in an exhibition of original artworks and maps by November 2015. Using a dedicated mobile and Web app, Parliament is encouraging people to discover and explore streets that have a link to the UK's democratic history. Some streets may share the same name as a Parliamentarian, or be related in Read more [...]

Sears Holdings Corporation Announces Filing Of Preliminary Short Form Prospectus And Form F-10 Registration Statement For Rights Offering


Oct 7, 2014 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation  ("Sears Holdings" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:  SHLD) today announced that a preliminary short form prospectus has been filed in Canada with the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") and a Registration Statement on Form F-10 has been filed in the United States with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") relating to the previously announced rights offering of up to 40,000,000 common shares Read more [...]

Verizon Digital Media Services and thePlatform Form Strategic Alliance to Provide End-to-End Online Video Solution


NEW YORK – Verizon Digital Media Services and thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and an independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced a new strategic alliance to accelerate major media and pay-TV operators’ plans for multiscreen video delivery. The companies have integrated the Verizon Digital Media Services suite of video services and thePlatform’s mpx video-management system to form a complete solution, which the companies will jointly sell. The alliance brings Read more [...]

South Sudan president and rebel leader agree to form unity government


Truce follows meeting between the pair after east African bloc threatened sanctions over country's civil war Salva Kiir's meeting with Riek Machar was the first encounter between the pair since 9 May when they signed a ceasefire that broke within hours. The government and rebels in South Sudan have agreed to end the country's civil war and form a unity government within 60 days, but the collapse of previous peace deals means that celebrations are on hold. The truce followed a rare meeting on Tuesday Read more [...]

Alison Sweeney in Woman’s Day June 2014: “Walking is a Form of Meditation For Me”


Taking a break from “The Biggest Loser,” Alison Sweeney scored the cover of Woman's Day magazine’s June 2014 issue. After striking a pose for Jeff Lipsky, the “Days of Our Lives” beauty opened up on the NBC weight loss competition’s contestants and her favorite exercise move. Check out highlights from Alison’s interview below and for more, head over to Woman’s Day! On being inspired by the contestants on The Biggest Loser: “I realized that getting in shape was about so much Read more [...]