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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bradley Cooper's appearance at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night has irked some conservative fans of the actor's portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper."
British pensioners have unlocked more than 6 billion pounds of cash from their retirement savings since landmark pension freedoms were introduced 15 months ago, the Treasury said on Thursday. This is more than double the 820 million pounds reported in the first quarter, insurer Aviva said in a statement in response to the Treasury's latest numbers. Freedom, choice and popularity is to be celebrated, but savers must be supported to ensure their enthusiasm today does not damage their ambitions for tomorrow," Alistair McQueen, Savings & Retirement Manager at Aviva said.
President Barack Obama implored Americans to help Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump, warning the 2016 race was not just about politics, but the nature of US democracy. Speaking before a rapt Democratic convention in Philadelphia, Obama praised Clinton's caliber and readiness for the White House while painting her Republican rival as a know-nothing authoritarian.