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Victoria’s Secret stunner Adriana Lima oozes sex appeal in new Versace … – Express.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Designed by Mouawad jewellers the bra took 1,380 hours of craftmanship to make.  It is handset with rubies, diamonds and sapphires, strung together with 18K gold. While it is the first time the lingerie brand have commissioned two sets of fantasy bras, it is not the first time brunette beauty Adriana has had the honour of wearing one – she headlined the 2008 and 2010 show. 

Karlie Kloss Crushes This ’90s Party-Dressing Trend – Refinery29

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA NYC. The holidays have a reputation for making us think in terms of color combos: There’s white and red; silvers and golds; evergreen and cranberry. But, sometimes going the color-coordinated route feels about as fresh as wearing orange on October 31. If you want to be a little less obvious about it, look to Karlie Kloss, who foreshadows the best of upcoming festive wears with a ‘90s…

China’s president defends refusal of visas for foreign correspondents – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that foreign journalists who have had trouble obtaining or renewing their Chinese visas might be the cause of their own problems and that media outlets operating in China “need to obey China’s laws and regulations.” In a rare press conference with American and Chinese journalists, Xi acknowledged that he’s aware that China has refused to issue or renew visas for a number of foreign…

Rosetta mission: ‘Go’ is given for comet landing – BBC News

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

12 November 2014 Last updated at 07:51 By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News, Darmstadt Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. David Shukman explains how…

Missouri governor on Ferguson: Violent protests ‘cannot be repeated’ – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

(CNN) — As Missouri governor, Jay Nixon believes the most important part of his job is keeping the people of his state safe. To that end, he told reporters Tuesday that he’s working “around the clock” ahead of the grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown. Brown, a black teen, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on August 9. The jury is weighing whether…

Banks fined over $3 billion in foreign exchange probe – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

U.S. banking giant JP Morgan’s offices in Canary Wharf are pictured in London, on May 11, 2012.(Photo: CARL COURT, AFP/Getty Images) Regulators in the U.K., U.S. and Switzerland imposed civil penalties of over $3 billion Wednesday on banks suspected of manipulating the $5.3-trillion-a-day foreign exchange currency-trading market. The U.K’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced it had fined JPMorgan Chase $352 million, Citibank $358 million, HSBC $343 million, the Royal Bank…

Californians Arrive Home After Russian Detention – ABC News

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Four students returned home to smiles and hugs from family and friends in the U.S. Tuesday after being briefly detained in Russia during a student leadership conference. The students were held for several hours Thursday in St. Petersburg. They were allowed to leave the country Monday after a judge found they possessed the wrong kind of visa and each paid a fine of about $110. “I’m definitely ecstatic to be…

Obamacare architect openly condems the ‘stupidity of the American voter’ – State Column

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Obamacare guru Johnathan Gruber apologized today for disparaging remarks he made about the American voter while participating in a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act last year. “The comments in the video were made at an academic conference,” said Gruber on MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow Daily. “I was speaking off the cuff and I basically spoke inappropriately, and I regret having made those comments.” Gruber served as a…

Missouri governor: ‘Violence will not be tolerated’ in Ferguson again (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon emphasized what he called the “dual pillars of safety and speech” in a press conference Tuesday, where he and members of the law enforcement community outlined their plan to maintain order once a grand jury decision is announced in the Michael Brown killing. “Violence will not be tolerated,” Governor Nixon said. Tensions in Ferguson and the surrounding region have been increasingly high in recent days as…

’41,’ George W. Bush’s Portrait of George HW Bush – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Will they pull it off? Watch live as Rosetta sends a lander to a comet – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission is about to attempt to land a spacecraft on a comet, and you can watch it live right here. If everything goes according to plan, three mechanical screws on the Rosetta orbiter will start to turn about 1 a.m. Pacific time Wednesday. When that happens, the lander will detatch from Rosetta’s side and begin a 14-mile free-fall to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. But…

Photo gallery: Area Veterans Day celebrations – Kansas City Star

Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Fran Hendricks, 86, (from left) and re-enactor Richard Faulkner of Leavenworth, wearing a uniform of a French soldier from 1914, looked on as Lois Jean Myers, 93, of Coon Rapids, Iowa, whispered a little something to Jeff Leser of Lansing, Kan., who wore a uniform representing a soldier in the Russian infantry in 1914. The re-enactors were on hand for a living history demonstration during Veteran’s Day activities Tuesday, Nov….

Karlie Kloss At ‘Glamour’ Awards – Borrowing BFF Taylor Swift’s Red Lip – Hollywood Life

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Karlie copied a page from Taylor’s beauty book as she stunned with a red lip at the ‘Glamour’ 2014 Women Of The Year Awards in New York City on Nov. 10. Karlie Kloss looked amazing at the inspiring awards show. I wonder if the newest L’Oreal Paris Spokesperson has been practicing her perfect red lip techniques with BFF Taylor Swift! Get the exact makeup…

Harry Reid’s dilemma: Side with Republicans or Obama – Politico

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has signaled he’s open to making a deal with Republicans to clear a finite list of President Barack Obama’s languishing nominees, but the idea sets up a potential conflict with fellow Democrats and the White House who want to ram through as many as possible now before they hand over their majority. Reid’s approach would keep the holiday season from ending in…

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry receives 36 years in prison – Fox News

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Nov. 11, 2014: Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol, on the bus, arrives for verdict and sentence session at Gwangju District Court in Gwangju, South Korea (AP) A South Korean court sentenced the captain of a ferry which sank in April, killing more than 300 people onboard and plunging the country into prolonged mourning and soul-searching, to 36 years in prison Tuesday.  Capt. Lee Joon-seok was…

Abbott confronts Putin on MH17 – Sky News Australia

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tony Abbott has confronted Vladimir Putin over Russia’s role in the downing of flight MH17, calling for an apology and compensation. The prime minister had a tense 15-minute meeting with the Russian strongman on the sidelines of the APEC leaders summit in Beijing on Tuesday. Mr Abbott told Mr Putin – a former KGB agent and with a blackbelt in judo – that Russia must respect the UN Security…

Vets can make out with several freebies on Veterans Day – USA TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Some businesses keep it free for veterans, but there’s something for everyone on Veteran’s Day. (USA NOW, USA TODAY) Veterans and active military personnel can eat for free at many establishments on Veterans Day.(Photo: Largemouth Communications) Let’s say you’re a veteran with lots of free time — and big ambitions to rake in plenty of pay-back for your service to your country. Well, some of America’s biggest and most patriotic…

5 ways to honor veterans beyond Veterans Day – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

(CNN) — Tuesday is Veterans Day, and there will be speeches and parades. “Thank you for your service,” the phrase that’s come to define how America expresses gratitude for its men and women in uniform, will be said, a lot. But what does a holiday — a single day — really mean to the 19.6 million veterans it’s meant to honor? CNN asked a few of them. Their answer: Go…

Man took his own life after fashion sense ‘banter’ from friend on night out – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A single man killed himself after ‘banter’ from a friend over his fashion sense – which she joked was stopping him getting a lover. Snappy dresser Greg Moss, 29, was mocked about his “ridiculous” wardrobe after buying new clothes. Friend Hayley Treharne joked that he was a bachelor because of his taste in fashion while on a night out in Cardiff Bay. An inquest heard she meant it as “banter”,…

Get your first look at this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show – New York Post

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Victoria’s Secret model Lily Donaldson shows off one of her looks from the upcoming annual fashion show — a butterfly-inspired ensemble adorned with 150,000 Swarovski crystals. Meanwhile, actress Ana Gasteyer reveals her top beauty secrets. – With less than a month until this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show, go behind the scenes for a look at one of the outfits, designed by Parisian Serkan Cura, to be worn by model…

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