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  • 'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity

     'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity
    Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, the bleakly comic "Frank" has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of creativity, where it comes from and where it might all go. With the ability to be true to...
  • Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey still the ones to beat in MMA rankings

    Todd Martin's MMA rankings for August:   Heavyweight   1. Cain Velasquez 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Travis Browne 5. Antonio Silva 6. Josh Barnett 7. Alistair Overeem 8. Stipe Miocic 9. Mark Hunt 10. Roy...
  • When companies flee U.S. tax system, investors often don't reap big returns

    WASHINGTON August 18 (Reuters) - Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a...
  • Britain's EU exit could lead to banking exodus: Financial Times

    (Reuters) - Some Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans that include moving some of their London-based operations to Ireland to deal with the possible scenario of Britain leaving the European Union, the Financial Times reported on Sunday,...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Icelandic volcano threatens UCF's game vs. Penn State in Ireland

    Icelandic volcano threatens UCF's game vs. Penn State in Ireland
    UCF's game against Penn State in Ireland could be in jeopardy thanks to an Icelandic volcano. The risk of a volcano called Bįršarbunga erupting has increased greatly in recent days. Scientists are concerned a major earthquake in the region may trigger...
  • Ireland testing deceased person recently in Africa for Ebola

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's health service is carrying out tests on a suspected case of the Ebola virus in a deceased person who recently returned from Africa, the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland said in a statement on Thursday. "The public...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...
  • Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of people rallied in Dublin to call for a change to Ireland's abortion laws on Wednesday after a rape victim said she was refused a termination and instead gave birth by Cesarean section. The young migrant's case has...
  • Orlando UCF football watch parties for Croke Park Classic

    Orlando UCF football watch parties for Croke Park Classic
    Not going to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic? No problem.  Several Central Florida businesses are hosting watch parties for the UCF vs. Penn State football season opener Aug. 30th. Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. ET, but doors will...
  • Allergan fights back: Botox maker reportedly pursuing Salix; stocks up

    Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine is reportedly interested in acquiring a North Carolina drugmaker, part of its effort to fight off a takeover attempt by a Canadian rival. The stock market responded, driving Allergan shares up 4%. Allergan's Tuesday...