It’s expensive to have a crummy credit score. It can end up costing you thousands of dollars during your lifetime just in higher interest rates on mortgages, credit cards and car loans. What’s far less clear is exactly what a credit score is all about and just how people can change their crummy credit for the better.
LONDON (Reuters) – The “Big Ben” bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower will cease its regular bongs at noon on Aug. 21, falling silent for most of the next four years while renovation…
Faulk: Elliott understands he needs to mature
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The Nationals outfielder suffered a ‘significant bone bruise’ while running out a ground ball in the first inning Saturday.
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As thousands of white nationalist and alt-right protesters descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, for the “Unite the Right” rally Saturday, causing violence and a state of emergency, voices from both sides of the aisle have emerged to condemn the gathering.
A British model has hit out at claims she fabricated her kidnap ordeal describing indepth how she was paralysed with fear after being drugged, handcuffed and gagged in a bid to sell her as a sex slave. Chloe Ayling, 20, has spoken of her week-long ordeal which saw her drugged with ketamine, taken by balaclava clad men and chained to a chest of drawers in a remote Italian farmhouse after being lured to Milan with the promise of a spoof modelling contract. Critics have questioned her account after she was seen buying shoes with her captor and laughing and joking with him in coffee shops and admitted to sharing a bed with him during her ordeal. But in an interview on Sunday, the model claims she was “desperate” to try and “build a bond” with her alleged captor Lukasz Herba in the hope he would set her free. “I understand why people have questions. People need to understand that everything I did was so I could survive,” the model told the Mail On Sunday. “I was in a crazy situation and I was terrified.” Miss Ayling was put in a bag in the boot of a car by kidnappers who then tried to to sell her as a sex slave in an online auction. She says it was the “worst day of her life” when her captors told her they were part of an online organisation called ‘Black Death’ and threatened to sell her on the ‘deep web’ if her agent failed to pay a ransom of $300,000 (£270,000). “I was in shock. That will always be the worst day of my life,” she said. The place where a man identified as Lukasz Pawel Herba, a Polish citizen with British residency, held a young British model Credit: ITALIAN POLICE PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT “Then he said he wanted to help me because I had been taken by mistake. He asked me what my family had to offer. It was just me and Mum at home, there was no way we could afford a ransom. I gave him the names of three people who might help.’ I spent the first night seminaked and handcuffed to the chest of drawers.” She was told that she would probably by trafficked to the Middle East where, once the man who bought her bored of her, she would be passed
SYDNEY (Reuters) – More than 80,000 runners took part in Sydney’s annual City2Surf race on Sunday, with 2016 champion Harry Summers defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds, media reported.
Nick’s Barbecue bills itself as the place for ribs — it actually has five locations in Chicago’s southern suburbs, so “places” might be more accurate — but on Friday night it also became a place for sudden wealth.
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Alt-right activists held torches and marched late Friday through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville.
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Police estimated 2,000 to 6,000 people would attend the gathering of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, alt-right activists and pro-Confederacy groups.
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