Peter Alexander

24 May 19
AFROINSIDER

Old Mutual’s share price fell by 2.6% after the announcement of the suspension of its executive officer Peter Moyo, after an alleged “breakdown in trust” between him and the board. Moyo is the chief executive of Old Mutual Limited and Old Mutual Life Assurance Company Limited. In a stock exchange news service announcement on Friday, Old […]

24 May 19
ADORAGEEK

Our woman hero of May is Catherine the Great! She was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country’s longest-ruling female leader. She came to power following a coup d’état which she organized—resulting in her husband, Peter III, being overthrown. Under her reign, Russia was revitalized; it grew larger and stronger and was recognized […]

24 May 19
Davis Enterprise

Galleries Gallery 1855 has extended Karen Fess-Uecker’s exhibit into the month of May. The gallery is in the Davis Cemetery office building at 820 Pole Line Road. YoloArts hosts “Traditional Techniques: Contemporary Prints,” featuring artwork from members of the California Society of Printmakers and TANA (Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer), through Aug. 15 at the newly […]

24 May 19
Books Are The Best

Greed: What is the most inexpensive book you bought? What is the most expensive? My most inexpensive book any ARC that I was sent, most recently Dragonslayer by Duncan M. Hamilton. And my most expensive book is my copy of Peter Pan, which was like $40! 2. Wrath: What author do you have a love/hate […]

24 May 19

Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie – the blind, the lame, the paralysed. One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus […]

24 May 19
Archy news nety

Type 2 diabetics should have their liver function checked regularly because there is a greater risk of developing life-threatening cirrhosis or liver cancer. Type 2 diabetics more susceptible to cirrhosis and liver cancer Type 2 diabetics should have their liver function checked regularly because there is a greater risk of developing life-threatening cirrhosis or liver […]

24 May 19
Flowers For Socrates

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Welcome to the third installment of the darling bards of May (with apologies to Shakespeare). As you might expect, most of the poets are English and American, but we do have one of the most famous Italian poets, and a modern Swedish poet this week. As a group, they cover over 750 years […]

24 May 19
Wretched Richard's Almanac

In what is often called the greatest real estate deal ever, Peter Minuit bought Manhattan from native Americans on May 24, 1626, for goods valued at 60 guilders. Popular history identifies these goods as baubles, bangles and bright shiny beads (celebrated in song by Alexander Borodin in his String Quartet in D, routinely hummed on […]

24 May 19
Traces of Places

Inside the public area of the papal apartments at the Vatican, the four so-called Raphael Rooms form a suite of reception rooms. They are most famous for their frescoes, painted by Raphael, and together with Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, they mark the epitome of the High Renaissance in Rome. The Stanze, as they are also known, were  initially intended as a suite […]

24 May 19
Sports Daily Tips

12:35 AM ET Marc RaimondiESPN The 2019 featherweight season of the Professional Fighters League started much like last year’s season finished: with Lance Palmer getting his hand raised. The defending $1 million champion at 145 pounds defeated Alex Gilpin by unanimous decision in the main event of PFL 2 on Thursday night in Uniondale, N.Y. […]

24 May 19
Russia News Now

As Congressional Democrats insist on conducting post-Mueller probes into President Trump and those around him, much of the recent infighting and backpedaling we’ve seen from former Obama intel chiefs is starting to make sense. Appearing with Fox News‘s Sean Hannity Tuesday night, The Hill‘s John Solomon revealed that according to his sources (and Hannity’s as well), President Trump will begin declassifying ‘Russiagate’ documents in the next 6-7 […]

24 May 19
Archy Worldys

Alexander Zverev has reached the semi-finals at his dress rehearsal for the French Open, which starts on Sunday. The world ranking fifth from Hamburg prevailed at the preparation tournament in Geneva against the Bolivian Hugo Dellien with 7: 5, 3: 6, 6: 3 and gets at least one more match, to fuel self-confidence for the […]

24 May 19
News Archives Uk

Brexit could rip the UK's major parties as disillusioned voters turn to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party and Vince Cable's Lib Dems in protest against Theresa May's handling of the UK's exit from the EU. The UK will elect 73 MEPs, using a form of proportional representation called the D'Hondt system. Results will be announced until […]

24 May 19
Nouvelles Du Monde

Le tirage au sort de l'édition 2019, organisé ce jeudi soir à l'Orangerie, offre de belles affiches dès le premier tour. À Roland-Garros, Le champion olympique Teddy Riner n'avait pas la main trop lourde pour Rafael Nadal, son idole, qui se retrouve dans le tableau de Roger Federer, de retour à Roland Garros après quatre […]