"The problem viewers mentioned is she'd always be compared to Joan, but never actually as good as her." At this point, Griffin's chances of replacing Joan are "dead," the insider spring fashion added. "She was tested and tested poorly because she was too close to Joan's comedic sensibility." A representative for Griffin told TheWrap he's unaware of her status for the job.An E! representative denies that they did any focus group testing on Griffin. One thing insiders and an E! spokeswoman can agree on is that the candidates for Rivers' replacement "is still a wide open field" for the panel show, which will return in January. TheWrap has confirmed reports that Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes has been considered for the job, but now individuals with knowledge of the search says reports that a former model and well known TV personality has joined the list of candidates are true. "Tyra Banks was talked about for 'Fashion Police,'" one insider confirmed.
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Fortunately, the open-source community responded... and Groupon responded by pulling the name. Actually, they didn't just pull the name, they made sure everyone knew they were fans of open source and even sourced plenty of their work to GitHub. So, they are friends of open source. Coincidentally, conversations between Groupon and the GNOME Foundation had been going on behind closed doors for months.
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A recent display included a casual look pairing a sweater with her Tomboy Diamond Jeans and other signature clothing. Pierre Hardy, who previously designed shoe collections for Dior and Hermes, creates striking, trendy shoes for men and women, including a spunky high-heeled shoe in a window earlier this fall. The Corto Moltedo boutique has cool, luxury bags by designer Gabrielecorto Moltedo. American designer Rick Owens captivates shoppers with a trompe l'oeil statue of himself dressed in hip garb and viewable from the shop window. His Fall14 Moody Collection includes jackets with off-center zippers, belts, scarves, bracelets, and the "Moody" cap. Combine shopping (or depending on your budget, window-shopping) with a stroll along Le Petit Canon du Palais Royal to enjoy the flowers in season, then stop in a cafe for wine or dessert.
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How the FX Probe Unfolded : Regulators have claimed their first scalps in the FX probe. Five banks Citibank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, RBS, and UBS have paid more than $3 billion to the U.K.s Financial Conduct Authority and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission to resolve allegations of misconduct. UBS has been ordered to pay a further amount to the Swiss regulator, and three banks have paid a separate $950 million settlement in New York. Heres how the investigation has unfolded. Record FX Fines Mark Gravity of Failings, Corruption The Reactions :U.K.