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Kevin Harvick says it’s hard to carry a grudge in NASCAR

Kevin Harvick says it’s hard to carry a grudge in NASCAR

Sports
Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick has been involved in several driver-on-driver dust-ups during his racing career, but says "it's hard to carry a grudge" in NASCAR. The veteran race car driver compared current rivalries in the sport to Major League Baseball's New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox animosity, saying the clashes have cooled from what they once were. "I think a lot of that comes down, no offense, to the media, to social media," Harvick told UPI. Harvick, 43, will debut a new Busch X Big Buck Hunter paint scheme on his No. 4 Ford at the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Bojangles Southern 500 at 6 p.m. EDT Sunday at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C. While this season has been somewhat tame when it comes to punch-for-punch exchanges between drivers, the past few seasons have seen ...
PPI claims: Banks hard to reach as deadline arrives

PPI claims: Banks hard to reach as deadline arrives

Business
Consumers say they are having problems making claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) with just hours to go until the deadline.Santander's online complaints form stopped working on Wednesday night. NatWest's form also had issues. There have also been long waits to reach banks by phone amid a surge of last-minute calls.Customers have until 23:59 to make a claim as one the UK's biggest financial scandals draws to a close. Some customers vented their fury about the issues on Twitter. Skip Twitter post by @wozza180 @Barclays Any danger of someone picking up the phone on your ppi line.I waited over an hour just to be cut off last...
Wild at heart! Emily Atack parties HARD as she celebrates clothing launch in sexy dress

Wild at heart! Emily Atack parties HARD as she celebrates clothing launch in sexy dress

Entertainment
The I’m A Celeb runner up has been a favourite of fans ever since she stepped in the jungle, so it’s no surprise she bagged herself a clothing line just months after leaving.Emily landed the gold dust gig early on, teaming up with In The Style for the ultimate fashion line.The brand usually hop on the most popular reality babes, including Dani Dyer and Charlotte Crosby – who have also been supportive of Emily’s growing success.Charlotte attended the launch party with Emily last night, and as Emily left the event, she looked partied out. Related Articles The babe started the night in a glamorous ensemble as she ditched her bra for the sexy display.Posing in a leopard print ensemble, Emily ramped up the sex appeal as she flaunted her curves in the sultry outfit.Fla...
Rent, mortgage payments are hard to meet for workers entangled in the government shutdown

Rent, mortgage payments are hard to meet for workers entangled in the government shutdown

Finance
On Christmas Eve, Cory Binsfield, a landlord in Duluth, Minnesota, received bad news from a couple of his tenants: their rent will be late. Normally, Binsfield dings tenants who are more than five days behind with an 8 percent late fee and if he doesn't see their payment for two weeks, the lawyers get called. He's making an exception this time, however. "I just said 'Don't worry about it'," Binsfield, 54, said. "It's not the tenant's fault." The two renters are currently ...

Jo Whiley: Radio 2 backlash made it hard to walk out of my front door

Entertainment
Jo Whiley has said the social media backlash over her BBC Radio 2 show with Simon Mayo made "it hard to walk out my front door, let alone present a radio show" on some days.Whiley joined Mayo as a co-host on the drivetime show in May. But they came in for criticism and recently announced that they are to leave the slot."The last six months have been quite something," the DJ wrote on Instagram.She added: "But what doesn't kill you makes you stronger etc etc."The DJ will take on the station's new evening show in January."I couldn't have tried harder or cared more about the show Simon & I did together," Whiley wrote."Some of the stuff that's been said on social media has meant that some days it was hard to walk out of my front door, let alone present a radio show."It was announced on Mond...