Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ Rocks ‘Stranger Things’ Finale

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Ultimate Classic Rock

Metallica’s classic 1986 song “Master of Puppets” was featured in a pivotal moment of the Season 4 finale of Stranger Things. Fans of the show will already be familiar with Eddie Munson, the metal-loving high school student who was introduced at the start of the season. Over the course of nine episodes, the character, played by Joseph Quinn, was accused of a murder he didn’t commit, befriended by the series’ inner circle of teen heroes and informed of the existence of the Upside Down. In the Season 4 finale, the group of friends ventures into the Upside Down to battle Vecna, an evil demon resp… Read More “Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ Rocks ‘Stranger Things’ Finale”

RH Gives Good Reason To Get Defensive

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ValueWalk

RH Confirms Retail Trends Are WorseningRH (NYSE:RH) was one of the biggest winners from the pandemic boom and now it is one of the biggest losers of the pandemic bust. More importantly, because of when it reports in the reporting cycle, it has provided insight into the upcoming quarter and what to expect from guidance among S&P 500 companies. The company shocked the market with its earnings report just a month or so ago, not because it missed expectations but because it lowered its outlook on softening demand trends, loss of market share, and other near-term headwinds to growth. Now, the compa… Read More “RH Gives Good Reason To Get Defensive”

Accolade Moves Higher But Growth Is Slowing

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ValueWalk

Accolade (NASDAQ:ACCD) is certainly an interesting play on the health care space providing business and employee services geared toward helping clients navigate the cumbersome health benefits arena. The pandemic helped boost the company’s business and has on track to continue growing but there is a fly in the ointment. Not only is the revenue growth slowing but it is expected to slow further in the coming quarter and for the full year and, worse, profitability remains elusive. The company CEO is optimistic profitability will be reached by their 2025 target but we think that’s a long way off an… Read More “Accolade Moves Higher But Growth Is Slowing”

Banks signal higher interest rates on the horizon

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The Bangkok Post

Move in response to rising financial costs Banks have indicated higher interest rates are planned for mortgages and auto loans in response to rising financial costs and a policy rate hike. However, all banks have maintained their benchmark loan rates. Nathapol Luepromchai, executive vice-president of Bank of Ayudhya, who heads the bank’s mortgage division, said banks have begun to stop offering two-year and three-year fixed-interest rate campaigns, switching to fixed rates for 12-month and six-month periods. He said this move is in line with the upward trend of interest rates. Analysts expect … Read More “Banks signal higher interest rates on the horizon”

Twitter bots will not silence us Palestinians

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Al-Araby

One night, at the height of my final semester of graduate school, I was having a sleepless night. I don’t remember why I was tossing and turning, but I remember after an hour of frustrated attempts to sleep, I found myself mindlessly scrolling Twitter. Through squinted eyes, I noticed that my Twitter notifications were lighting up consistently, the blue signal indicating that I had over twenty notifications every few minutes. I clicked my notifications tab and jolted up. I had row upon row of updates about new followers. I was perplexed. Had I tweeted something that had gone viral? How were so… Read More “Twitter bots will not silence us Palestinians”

Syria: Female journalists in Idlib challenge the patriarchy

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Al-Araby

This article is part of The New Arab’s States of Journalism series, a sustained exploration of freedom, repression, and accountability in MENA and global media landscapes. Read more of the series’ articles here. Female journalists in Idlib continue to face colossal challenges when it comes to doing their job, whether collecting information, contacting sources, or filming in public spaces. Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) has banned the latter under threat of arrest, as the hardline Islamist group and de facto authority in Idlib continues to consolidate its suffocating policies towards journalists in… Read More “Syria: Female journalists in Idlib challenge the patriarchy”

As business booms for people smugglers using trucks in Texas, risks grow

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Reuters

By Ted Hesson, Laura Gottesdiener and Kristina Cooke WASHINGTON/MONTERREY (Reuters) – Months before dozens of migrants died inside a sweltering tractor-trailer this week that had slipped through a Border Patrol checkpoint on a Texas highway, another truck driver was making the same journey carrying 52 migrants. Roderick DeWayne Chisley was stopped on December 17, 2021, driving a stolen rig on the I-35 highway, which runs north from Laredo to San Antonio. According to court documents, Chisley said his payment for agreeing to drive the vehicle with no questions asked was $50,000. Experts say hum… Read More “As business booms for people smugglers using trucks in Texas, risks grow”

Azerbaijan exempts several feeds and feed additives from VAT

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Azer News

By Trend Azerbaijan has approved the list of feeds and feed additives,which are exempt from VAT, the Cabinet of Ministers told Trend. According to the statement, the Cabinet of Ministers adoptedResolution No. 251, forming the legal basis for the classificationof feeds and feed additives. The legal framework is of greatimportance for Azerbaijan’s feed market development. — Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz Read More “Azerbaijan exempts several feeds and feed additives from VAT”

Target sets plans to open another N.J. store

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NJ.com

Target, one of the nation’s leading retailers, is setting its sights on opening another New Jersey location. The company recently submitted an application to open another store in Jersey City, according to Jersey Digs. The proposed location, 381 Route 440 in the Stadium Plaza shopping center, formerly housed a Kmart. Target’s proposal calls for the construction of a 119,387-square-foot building, 515 proposed parking spots, new signage and 34 bicycle spaces, according to the report. If the application is approved, the property would become the home of Target’s third store in Jersey City. The ci… Read More “Target sets plans to open another N.J. store”

Detained WNBA Star Britney Griner Stands Trial In Moscow

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uSports.org

The long-standing saga that is WNBA star Britney Griner‘s detainment in Russia is coming to a head this week as she is set to stand trial in Moscow. Griner was arrested on February 17 for possession of vape cartridges containing hashish oil. Griner’s pre-trial detainment has since been extended several times. At the end of the week, Griner’s lawyers will present her case, however, experts warn that Griner’s case may already have a predetermined verdict. One expert, Johnathan Franks, said the Olympic gold medalist may not have a chance at a fair trial. “Court here should always be in quotes, an… Read More “Detained WNBA Star Britney Griner Stands Trial In Moscow”