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Gov. John Bel Edwards on Tuesday vetoed a law that would have allowed Louisiana payday lenders to offer installment loans worth up to $1,500, with fees and interest totaling 100% of the principal lent. The sponsor of Senate Bill 381, State Senator Rick Ward, a Republican from Port Allen, argued that the new loan product …

A good teacher gets you thinking whenever possible, whether at a lecture, seminar, or in person. Good teachers also challenge students, rather than spoon-feeding them an assortment of information and then waiting for it to be taken up. It’s no surprise, then, that Philip Weinstein poses a partly riddled question at the start of his …

Representatives of MSC Group, Explora Journeys and Fincantieri celebrated this milestone at the Ancona shipyard Explora Journeys launched its first ship, Explora I, during a celebration at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. Representatives from the cruise division of parent company MSC Group, Explora Journeys and Fincantieri attended the event, where the ship is launched …

In a crazy true crime story, a 71-year-old blogger and novelist has been found guilty of murdering her husband, after writing a blog post titled “How to Murder Your Husband”. The verdict against Nancy Crampton Brophy fell on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. True Crime: ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Blogger and Novelist Found Guilty of …

What are some of those “funny” situations you’ve found yourself in? When we went out to eat, I used to call ahead to let them know I was vegan to give them a little whim because I never wanted to catch a chef off guard. There was this restaurant that had opened near us that …

This spring, I was among 17,000 students who gathered for DECA’s International Career Development Conference in Atlanta. The April 23-26 event was a massive competition for students involved in the National Business and Marketing Club. After qualifying by placing locally and nationally, I knew the national competition would be tough. And because I was the …

THEY say behind every great man is a great woman – and Jurgen Klopp has revealed his wife wanting to stay at Liverpool was a big reason for his longevity at the club. The Reds boss has always kept his family life relatively private, with his current wife reportedly moving in with him after just …

Iga Swiatek extended his winning streak to 31 with a 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Danka Kovinic in the third round of Roland Garros, although the No. 1 seed had to fend for a tough opponent in 1 hours and 30 minutes. Swiatek, the champion here in 2020, has now reached the second week of her …

Stock analysts predict that CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE:CURO – Get Rating) will report earnings of $0.26 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts released CURO Group earnings estimates, with the highest EPS estimate at $0.40 and the lowest estimate at $0.11. CURO Group reported earnings per share of $0.40 in …

Join Martha Sharpe, owner of Flying Books, for an evening of conversation and insight into the minds of three independently published first novelists, all of whom are shortlisted for the 2022 Amazon First Novel Award. June 2 at 6 p.m. Free. Flying Books, College 784. facebook.com/events/2973222632895150 Brian Thomas Isaac, author of All the Quiet Places, …

Although there are no regulations in Indonesia as to how close you can approach a whale shark (unlike other countries), we were mindful of giving whale sharks the space and respect they need. As we descended, we realized that nothing had quite prepared us for the size of the creatures. A huge buck emerged from …

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV/Gray News) – A jury has decided that romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy was responsible for the 2018 murder of her husband, Daniel Brophy. Nancy Crampton-Brophy was a romance novelist who once wrote a writing titled “How to Murder Your Husband” and novels which included “The Wrong Husband” and “Hell On The Heart”. KPTVName …

Stock analysts expect First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) to report earnings of $0.55 per share for the current quarter, reports Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have made earnings estimates for First Foundation, with the highest EPS estimate of $0.58 and the lowest estimate of $0.50. First Foundation reported earnings of $0.58 per share …

THE FOUR AGES OF AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY: Weak Power, Great Power, Superpower, Hyperpower, by Michael Mandelbaum. (Oxford University, $34.95.) Mandelbaum, a leading foreign policy expert, presents a new framework for understanding how U.S. foreign and global policy may have changed since the country’s inception. SEEN AND INVISIBLE: Technology, social media and the struggle for racial …

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, BGR may receive an affiliate commission. You’ve probably heard of Sharknado, but have you heard of a Sharkcano? Kavachi Volcano in the Solomon Islands is an underwater volcano that was nicknamed a sharkcano after a 2015 expedition discovered sharks living …

Unnecessary star and detective novelist Richard Osman discovered “extraordinary” parallels between his ancestors and the intrepid detectives in his series of books, during Who Do You Think You Are? Richard Osman is set to appear in an episode of Who Do You Think You Are? ( Image: Getty) Richard Osman did some detective work and …

Kurkov continued to write his article on the plane, and by the time we got to Charles de Gaulle, it was over. He was staying in a hotel near the Luxembourg Gardens. When we got there, in the pouring rain, a little after 11:30 a.m., someone from his French editor, Liana Levi, was waiting at …

Shares of Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL – Get Rating) will split on Tuesday, May 31. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 31. The newly created shares will be payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday May 31. Shares of NASDAQ SAL traded at $1.79 during Monday’s trading, hitting $52.59. The company …

The total number of active cases stands at 13,910 By web office Published: Mon 23 May 2022, 13:56 Last update: Mon 23 May 2022, 2:01 PM The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 321 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus on Monday, along with 355 recoveries and no deaths. The total number of …

Mohamed Alnaas alongside a portrait from his book “Pain sur la table de l’oncle Milad”. “Bread on Uncle Milad’s Table” by leading Libyan novelist Mohamed Alnaas has been announced as the winner of the 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). The novel, published by Rashm, was named this year’s winner by Judge Chairman Shukri …

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — Before, everything came so easily for Dominic Thiem on the tennis court — his powerful forehand, his elegant backhand, his hit calculations when, all honed to the point of a U.S. Open title and three other Grand Slam finals, including two at Roland Garros. These days, …

Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH – Get Rating) is one of 226 public companies in the “business services, not elsewhere classified” sector, but how does it differ from its rivals? We will compare Bread Financial to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations. Dividends Bread …

Tobermory is famous for its shipwrecks and a glass bottom boat might be the closest way to explore the mysterious underwater world without getting a scuba diving license. The Tobermory Frontier is a glass-bottom boat that allows you to cruise while exploring the lake below, passing well-known wrecks along the way. Operated by Bruce Anchor …

Roger Angell, who wrote eloquently and insightfully about baseball for more than half a century, died Friday of congestive heart failure, his wife Margaret Moorman told The New York Times. He was 101 years old. Like the great players he adored, from Willie Mays to Derek Jeter, Angell was truly singular. In 2014, he became …

Spending a Saturday listening to authors discuss their work while you eat lunch and chat with other readers sounds pretty good right now. That’s happening tomorrow at the Pasadena Convention Center as the 14th annual Pasadena Women’s Author Festival returns after a two-year absence. The festival features a stellar cast of authors: Maggie Shipstead, Gabriela …

Published on: 05/20/2022 – 18:35 Pap Ndiaye, a historian specializing in minorities who currently runs the Museum of the History of Immigration in Paris, is President Emmanuel Macron’s surprise choice to head France’s education ministry. While most of the top ministerial posts in Macron’s new cabinet that aims to bring the government to legislative elections …

The state of Missouri allows prejudgment interest in breach of contract cases, as well as other types of claims. In cases of breach of contract, prejudgment interest generally begins to accrue on the date of breach or the date payment was due. The interest rate is fixed at nine percent unless the parties have contractually …

Elspeth Roberta Cameron Langlands was born on November 16, 1940 in Edinburgh. When she was 7, her parents, Robert and Elizabeth (Brash) Langlands, moved their family to Drumtochty, a neo-Gothic castle in Kincardineshire that her father is said to have purchased from the King of Norway. The Langlands established a preparatory school for boys, which …

In a big step towards better monitoring the biodiversity of ocean ecosystems, new research recently published in the journal Environmental DNA details how scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) use unmanned underwater robots to sample environmental DNA (eDNA). When equipped with a revolutionary “laboratory in a box” for sampling environmental DNA (eDNA), …

The Russian invasion of Ukraine evoked a Cold War back-to-the-future thrill, both in culture and politics. So, as 80 writers from around the world showed up in the majestic hall of the United Nations Trusteeship Council on Friday, some may have thought back to the heyday of high-stakes cultural diplomacy — or at least the …

Walter Ellis is a French journalist and commentator born in Northern Ireland. He is the author of “The Beginning of the End: The Crippling Disadvantage of a Happy Irish Childhood”..” Politics, to reverse the famous maxim of Carl von Clausewitz, is the continuation of war by other means. And nowhere is this truer than in …

Crypto cash management firm Coinshift said on Tuesday (May 17) that it raised $15 million in a Series A funding round and is set to launch a new version of its platform. According to a press release, the round was led by Tiger Global, along with Sequoia Capital India, Ryan Hoover, Alameda Ventures, Spartan Group, …

The 17th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced the 2022 Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI) Scholars. The Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI), now in its 10th year, is offering a graduate and doctoral level symposium at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in conjunction with Texas Tech University. Participants attend Provincetown Festival productions and participate …

Business in the consulting sector is starting much more slowly this year. The total number of adviser moves between firms in the first quarter was down 4% from the previous three months and 12% from the comparable period in 2021, according to the InvestmentNews Advisers on the Move database. The data excludes movements resulting from …

New governance structure with separation of the functions of CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors Andreas Segerros be appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nicox to June 1st2022 Jean-François Labbé, current board member by Nicoxto become the future chairman of the board of directors Co-founder Michele Garufi will remain on Nicox’s board of directors …

Banner (NASDAQ:BANR – Get Rating) and First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk. Institutional and insider ownership 85.0% of Banner’s shares are held by institutional investors. …

PORTLAND, Oregon. Nearly a year after the former mayor of Cornelius, Oregon went missing, authorities say the man’s car was found at the bottom of a river with human remains inside. The vehicle belonging to Ralph Brown, 77, was found by a team of divers 40 feet below the surface of the Willamette River in …

Tom Jolliffe takes a look at three must-see Korean movies set to hit Cannes… South Korean cinema and television have exploded worldwide in recent years. The Oscar success of Parasite was followed by the devouring power of squid game, which was THE water cooler series of 2021. The nation seems to be delivering thought-provoking, thought-provoking …

Over the past few years, there have been big changes in the online payday loan industry. In particular, many lenders have moved towards more responsible and moral lending practices. This is a welcome change, as online payday loans can be a useful tool for those who need cash fast. However, it is important to ensure …

Stephen King has a unique approach to his film adaptation projects. According to The Guardian, King only charges $1 when granting the rights to a project and must approve the writer, director and main cast. His concern is for the creation rather than the ultimate success of his adaptations. In an interview with Lilja’s Library, …

With the steep rise in the cost of housing in Fort Collins, we were curious to hear what people who have always dreamed of owning homeownership in and around this city are now thinking. The average median price of a home in Fort Collins has reached $600,000 and interest rates are rising. So last week …

Award-winning novelist Kate Grenville was recently speaking to an acquaintance she describes as “climate change hesitant” when she saw an opportunity to perhaps influence her views. “She drives twice a day past a big yellow sign that says ‘Zero Emissions, Zero Jobs,’” Grenville said. “If you read a statement like that often enough, a little …

As the world’s oldest continuous democracy, the United States relies on indelible speeches as road signs toward a more perfect union, among them the Gettysburg Address and President Lincoln’s second inaugural. And then there’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream,” delivered with a sort of holy passion on the steps of the …

Truxton (OTCMKTS:TRUX – Get Rating) and Midland States Bancorp (NASDAQ:MSBI – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and …

1922 is the wonderful year of 20th century literature, the so-called annus mirabilis: TS Eliot published land of wasteJames Joyce Released Ulysses and Proust died with Remembrance of things past as ready as ever. Polymath Henry Ergas sent a reminder that 1922 was also the year of DH Lawrence Kangaroo but despite a move in …

Moorea lends itself to intriguing and adrenaline-filled outdoor activities. From adventurous hikes through the mountains to fascinating aquatic excursions, this place is an exemplary trip for many tourists. Although Moorea is a small island, it is a little piece of paradise suitable for couples, solo travelers or groups. These are the top eight activities visitors …

Taking a group of young children on a school trip is often a rewarding experience for any teacher. But for Margery Ellson, it was a chance for her to beam with pride while caring for the students she taught. On one such visit to Norwich Market in the 1980s, his ability to teach was boosted …

Renowned restaurateur and author Erin French has tapped into her international followers to help raise nearly $1 million for Maine farmers whose land or water is contaminated with so-called “eternal chemicals.” “. And the owner of famed restaurant, The Lost Kitchen, as well as farmer advocates, said they hope other states will learn from Maine’s …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA assigns a preliminary rating to a class of notes issued by LendingPoint Pass-Through Trust, Series 2022-ST4 (“LPPT 2022-ST4”), a $57.675 million consumer loan ABS transaction. The preliminary rating reflects an initial credit enhancement of 31.50%. Credit enhancement consists of overcollateralization and excess margin. This transaction represents the eleventh KBRA-rated securitization secured by …

Review: Revisiting Rahab Another Look at the Woman of Jericho by Kimberly D. Russaw Wesley Foundry Books Buy at Bookshop.org Hadassah traffic Collective Trauma, Cultural Memory and Identity in the Book of Esther and in the African Diaspora by Ericka Shawndricka Dunbar Routledge Buy at Bookshop.org Texts of Terror (40th Anniversary Edition) Feminist literary readings …

At a depth of 25 feet, the visibility is so clear that I can see my daughter, Sam, several feet away. She grabs the underwater housing of her camera, pointing the lens at a massive propeller blade – just one of the fragments of Bermuda’s largest wreck. As I walk towards her, I am struck …

The New Yorker May 9, 2022 | the new yorker Reports More reports The critics A critic in general Our obsession with ancestry has twisted roots From origin stories to blood purity statuses, we have long called on genealogy to serve our own purposes. Books Briefly noted “Didn’t We Have Almost Everything”, “La Nijinska”, “Glory” …

Southern States Bancshares (NASDAQ: SSBK – Get Rating) is one of 315 public companies in the “state commercial banking” sector, but how does it stack up against its peers? We will compare Southern States Bancshares to related companies based on strength of institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk. Analyst Notes This …

(Official US Senate Photo by Rebecca Hammel) Republican Indiana Sen. Todd Young is among a group of senators who have introduced legislation hoping to ban the use of federal money to establish a disinformation governance council at the Department of Justice. Homeland security. “The idea that a ‘disinformation committee’ of unelected government bureaucrats should enforce …

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea flight-tested a ballistic missile that was likely fired from a submarine on Saturday, the South Korean military said, continuing a provocative streak of weapons demonstrations which could culminate in a nuclear test in the coming weeks or months. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch took …

All those years of writing, finding a publisher, and finally the big day had arrived. Her first fiction book was launched into the world last March on a cold and windy day, and to celebrate the momentous occasion, Colony author Kati Rose decided to visit the cemetery where her parents and older brother were buried. …

By Amy L. Bernstein | Our enthusiasm for classification has never wavered. Once the written language emerged, classification soon followed. We can thank Plato and Aristotle for getting the ball rolling by sorting various literary works into genres (from the root of the Latin genre, denoting genre, rank or order) – and not just the …

First published May 6, 2022 at 9:37 am IST Rabindranath Tagore is a well known poet and prolific writer whose works include poetry, short stories and plays. He was also the first Indian to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as a novelist who wrote and composed a whole genre of songs. Rabindranath …

The latest celebrity climate statement is a sartorial choice from one of the motor racing stars. ©Getty Images F1 star Sebastian Vettel wore a climate protest t-shirt in Miami on Thursday -Getty Pictures On Thursday, German Formula 1 star Sebastian Vettel was spotted wearing a t-shirt that read: “Miami 2060 – 1st Grand Prix Underwater …

Writer and scholar Emilie Pine tells me she loves a challenge, and taking up a position as writer-in-residence at a maternity hospital — after enduring the pain of infertility — certainly sounds like one. The Dublin professor has won acclaim for her startlingly honest collection of autobiographical essays, Notes to Self, published in 2019, which …

Celebrating literature, stories and ideas, this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival theme, Change My Mind, is one that resonates with Jewish author Morris Gleitzman. “After two years of literary conversations that for me mostly involved talking to myself in the bathroom, I can’t wait to be part of a mutually disturbing physical community again,” Gleitzman said. …

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> It was the moment I’ve been dreaming of ever since I booked a puma hunting safari in Patagonia: two playful cubs and their mother, mere dots on the hill, heading our way. If we were lucky, they would soon be in plain sight. I grabbed my binoculars, eager to watch their movements from afar …

EXCLUSIVE: James McArdle (Easttown Pond) and Fionnula Flanagan (Others) have been chosen to direct the ensemble cast of four mothersan Irish adaptation of Gianni di Gregorio’s 2008 festival and box office hit Mid-August lunch (Pranzo Di Ferragosto). Filming is underway in Dublin on the comedy feature which announces Ida producer Eric Abraham and former director …

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Lexin Fintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:LX – Get Rating) benefited from a significant drop in short-term interest rates in April. As of April 15, there was short interest totaling 1,870,000 shares, down 27.0% from the March 31 total of 2,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,170,000 shares, the short-term interest rate ratio is …

Exceptionally strong, lightweight and scratch resistant, the ceramic material has physical properties that lend themselves favorably to adventurous lifestyles. Last year we saw ceramic pioneers Rado take the material one step further, launching the Captain Cook High-Tech Plasma Ceramic, in which the ceramic is forged at 20,000°C to give the surface a unique chandelier with …

Novelist Maggie O’Farrell will be heading to Stratford-upon-Avon next weekend with two sprigs of rosemary cut from her own garden. A plant traditionally associated with remembrance, as Ophelia notes in Hamletits flowery sprigs will be placed on the ground in homage to Shakespeare’s twin children, Judith and Hamnet. For centuries they had no visible memorial …