OPINION: In the music industry, there have long been comparisons to Madonna thrown around – a pop single here, a fashion look there – but to encompass the scope and success, and global fame of Madonna That’s another league entirely. Figures came out this week that Rihanna is now the most watched artist on YouTube, with her official channel RihannaVEVO reaching more than 3.47 billion views, nudging aside Justin Bieber who was considered the king of social media.
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Rihanna is bringing her Diamonds World Tour to New Zealand this year. The six-time Grammy-winner will be performing in Auckland’s Vector Arena on October 6
The late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat used to be called “the great survivor.” Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad may be succeeding to the title. Many observers had expected Barack Obama to use a much-anticipated speech on the Middle East to call for Assad to step down, much as Washington has demanded that Muammar Gaddafi relinquish power in Libya.
A central Colombian farm worker has been accused of raping his daughter for decades and fathering eight children with her. White House and GM sources had told CNN Sunday that Wagoner would resign as part of the federal government’s bailout strategy for the troubled automaker. “On Friday I was in Washington for a meeting with Administration officials.
General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner announced his resignation early Monday — the latest change for the troubled automaker. White House and GM sources had told CNN Sunday that Wagoner would resign as part of the federal government’s bailout strategy for the troubled automaker. “On Friday I was in Washington for a meeting with Administration officials.
British banking giant HSBC announced Wednesday that up to 1,200 employees may lose their jobs as the troubled banking sector continued to falter. The bank, which laid off 500 banking staff last December and 1,100 investment banking jobs in September, said operating conditions for banks in the UK were “extremely challenging” and were unlikely to improve for some time
For months, customers and investors have wondered if their banks will survive. The government may soon give its opinion