Tag archive for ‘Big’
    Big Bird flies away - Farewell feathered friend
    By asif On Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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    Big Bird flies away – Farewell feathered friend

    WHEN “SESAME STREET” first aired on November 10th, 1969, the first indication that this was no ordinary neighbourhood was when the eight-foot-two-inch yellow-feathered Big Bird appeared. At first he was depicted More...

    How You Can Get Big Gains That Wall Street Can’t
    By asif On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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    How You Can Get Big Gains That Wall Street Can’t

    Jack Henry’s story is common among the “superstocks” with the highest long-run returns. Once-tiny companies, often neglected by professional investors for years, end up earning higher returns than stocks that More...

    Iran Says It Was Hit With ‘Very Big’ Cyberattack
    By asif On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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    Iran Says It Was Hit With ‘Very Big’ Cyberattack

    Iran’s government has acknowledged that it faced a “very big” cyberattack, following a report in The New York Times this week that information from 15 million Iranian bank accounts was stolen and published More...

    Why China’s Big Bank Listing Didn’t Pop
    By asif On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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    Why China’s Big Bank Listing Didn’t Pop

    State-owned Postal Savings Bank of China sold $4.6 billion worth of stock in Shanghai on Tuesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images  More...

    Review: ‘Judgment Day,’ an Allegory of Blame, Goes Big
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    Review: ‘Judgment Day,’ an Allegory of Blame, Goes Big

    If you’re staging a show in the 55,000-square-foot Drill Hall of the Park Avenue Armory, you have to go big or go home. I don’t mean Broadway big but amphitheater big, flocks-of-sheep big, 50-ton, 140-foot-diameter More...

    France Plans a Revolution to Rein in the Kings of Big Tech
    By asif On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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    France Plans a Revolution to Rein in the Kings of Big Tech

    During a joint press conference in London with President Emmanuel Macron of France this week, President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on French goods such as champagne, in retaliation for a new tax on large More...

    Caroll Spinney, Big Bird’s Alter Ego on ‘Sesame Street,’ Is Dead at 85
    By asif On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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    Caroll Spinney, Big Bird’s Alter Ego on ‘Sesame Street,’ Is Dead at 85

    Sometimes he stood 8 feet 2 inches tall. Sometimes he lived in a garbage can. He often cited numbers and letters of the alphabet, and for nearly a half century on “Sesame Street” he was Big Bird and Oscar More...

    Stephen Colbert Busts Rudy Giuliani’s Big Ukraine Admission
    By asif On Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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    Stephen Colbert Busts Rudy Giuliani’s Big Ukraine Admission

    Even as House Democrats draw up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the president’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, still appears to be going rogue across Europe in a last ditch effort to exonerate More...

    Spain’s ‘Big Brother’ Accused of Recording Sexual Assault and Making Victim Watch
    By asif On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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    Spain’s ‘Big Brother’ Accused of Recording Sexual Assault and Making Victim Watch

    Last week, Zeppelin TV, the company that produces “Big Brother” in Spain, issued an apology to the woman and said it would put in place rules to avoid anything similar happening, notably by banning alcohol More...

    Pony Show Jumpers Deliver Big Thrills
    By asif On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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    Pony Show Jumpers Deliver Big Thrills

    “He’s a very funny pony. He’s very sweet,” she added. “When you jump him, he just gives you his everything. He has the biggest heart. When you’re in a little bit of trouble, which happens to everyone, More...