Mince pie sales soar as festive spend rises £1bn
Shoppers parted with £747m on December 22 alone, making the Friday before Christmas the busiest shopping day ever recorded. Tesco was the biggest performer in the Big Four, followed by Asda, which saw sales rise by 2.2%.
Shortly after, FOX Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal, who previously said a deal was "close", appeared to walk back his claim. Passan did note that "generally, this sort of thing winds up with a deal being consummated". He was 12-12 with a 4.26 ERA and 196 strikeouts in 203.0 inning pitched in 2017. He has a 3.50 ERA in 127 career starts. He is only two seasons removed from a 19-8, 2.60 campaign in 2015, and he's still just 27, so adding him would go a long way toward strengthening either club's rotation. It's less clear how badly the Pirates need outfield prospects given the presence of Austin Meadows, Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco.
Houston Astros fans got a chance to take a picture with the trophy.
Hrithik Roshan Birthday special
The anti-hero of Krrish was Naseeruddin Shah while Vivek Oberoi played the antagonist in Krrish 3. Hrithik and Rakesh Roshan had announced Krrish 4 during Ganesh Chatuthi celebrations in 2016 .
NUJ backs BBC's Carrie Gracie over equal pay allegations
It called for urgent changes to the BBC's culture, which she said routinely led women to be paid less than their male colleagues. Carrie Gracie is making a bold stand by choosing to quit her job and draw attention to the BBC's pay discrepancies.
'Sneaky' Feinstein Needs to Be Primaried
Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) speaks to President Trump during a meeting on immigration policy at the White House on Tuesday. But Billionaire activist Tom Steyer , long rumored to be pondering a bid, will not get in the race - according to the L.A.
Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse
The Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ) wants a probe into "unauthorised access" to its database. Section 66 of the IT Act and Section 36/37 of the Aadhaar Act have also been applied against the accused.
Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff Break Up
Dunham told IndieWire in response that it was "for highly personal reasons" that she was unable to join previous efforts. I stand, humbled, with everyone involved. 'I sometimes lack finesse in navigating social media .
Matt Patricia To The NY Giants Looking More and More Likely
On Wednesday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reported "all signs are pointing to" Patricia as the Giants' next head coach. Leonard suggests Patricia could hire Alabama offensive coordinator Brian Daboll due to their time spent together in New England.
Dylan Farrow Wants To Know When Woody Allen's Time Will Be Up
I seem to remain secondary to their ambition, which undermines the powerful and embracing message they are trying to send. Since 1993, Farrow has stood by her accusation that Allen, her adoptive father, sexually abused her when she was a child.