U.S. Representative French Hill, R-Little Rock, juggles many of his congressional duties, but finding solutions to curb inflation may be the most pressing priority for the four-term representative. A former banker and US Treasury executive, Hill has experience in the arena where most politicians will play to keep inflation in check. He said the roots …

We’ve learned that two new books — like many that have come before them — are set right here on the Upper West Side. Novelist Seth Kaufman’s latest book, published June 7, is titled Seductive lady Vanessa from Manhattanshire. “It’s a Don Quixote tale set on the Upper West Side, where the titular hero (who …

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. Whether you’re getting your very first credit card or applying for a mortgage, your credit score …

All the seas of the worldGuy Gavriel Kay (Berkley 978-0-59344-104-6, $28.00, 528pp, hc) May 2022. Based on absolutely no evidence other than a handful of conversations, I suspect Guy Gavriel Kay’s large and loyal readership spans a fairly definable spectrum. At one end are pure fantasy readers, who enjoy its twisted take on real historical …

When summer arrives, the temptation to walk in nature and play in the countryside can be very tempting. But as inviting as a swim in a lake can be on a hot day, it can also prove fatal for some. There are many tragic stories of people who lost their lives swimming in lakes or …

Elsie Singmaster, one of Gettysburg’s most famous novelists, stood up for Thaddeus Stevens in 1943 when he was vilified in a Hollywood movie, then wrote a book about the great commoner. In 1942, MGM made a biographical picture of President Andrew Johnson with an all-star cast of Van Heflin as Johnson, Ruth Hussey as his …

Published on: 06/24/2022 – 22:52Amended: 06/24/2022 – 22:50 Recife (Brazil) (AFP) – Bruno Pereira, the Brazilian indigenous expert murdered in the Amazon with British journalist Dom Phillips, received a moving farewell on Friday from members of one of the tribes he had spent his life and work defending. Dressed in loincloths and head coverings of …

With more than one in five families holding student loans — according to the most recent figures from the Federal Reserve — a proposal from President Joe Biden’s administration to write off some higher education debt could help finances of many people. And while removing debt from your balance sheet may be good for you …

Impossible not to be in a good mood when you set foot on the Caribbean island of Grenada. The capital, St. George’s, is located on the main island and is surrounded by a horseshoe-shaped harbor and a hill formed by an ancient volcanic crater. When I got off the plane at St George’s Maurice Bishop …

CULT CLASSIC, by Sloane Crosley. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.) In her second novel, Crosley lends her trademark wit to the story of a reluctantly engaged woman who is still searching for a peculiar and elusive kind of love even as a high-profile cult stage a series. of seemingly chance encounters with her ex-boyfriend. “It’s …

Novelist and blogger Sarah Turner will be in Exeter on Saturday July 2 to celebrate the publication of her debut novel, Stepping Up. An Evening with Sarah Turner takes place at the Positive Lights project supported by Exeter City Council in Sidwell Street. Organized by InExeter – the city’s business improvement district – and The …

A study of EU citizens living in the UK revealed the ‘open wound’ left by Brexit, with respondents saying the decision to leave the bloc left them feeling betrayed, insecure and distrustful of the country who, nevertheless, mostly stays at home. The survey of EU nationals from 22 countries, most of whom had been in …

Gone are the days, at the height of the pandemic, when air travelers avoided flying for fear of catching COVID-19. The busy summer travel season has arrived and airlines are struggling to keep up with the demand of millions of people flying again, in addition to a myriad of issues that have complicated air travel. …

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Lies I Tell” by Julie Clark (Landmark Sourcebooks) Free up your schedule to read “The Lies… NEW YORK (AP) – “The Lies I Tell” by Julie Clark (Landmark Sourcebooks) Free up your schedule to read “The Lies I Tell” because this book is almost impossible to put down from the …

Never one to back down from a challenge, Helen Zille applies her journalistic and political skills to crush a setback against an equally skilled literary warrior, Stephen Grootes. Anyone following either protagonist will enjoy what promises to be an instructive rally. While journalists are supposed to show no fear or favor, Zille, unlike many other …

It’s no secret that with its diverse natural landscapes, iconic urban centers and every type of attraction imaginable, California literally has something for everyone. With its idyllic year-round climate, this probably explains its position as the most visited state in the United States. As the summer travel season is in full swing, the Golden State …

book review By Derryll White Prather, Richard S. (1951). Find this woman. Richard S. Prather (1921-2007) was a crime novelist who broke away from his job as Chief Surplus Property Clerk to become a full-time writer. He has published over three dozen Shell Scott mysteries. Himself a quiet, erudite-looking man, with glasses and a pencil-thin …

PARIS — Plumes of steam recently towered over two reactors at the Chinon nuclear power plant, in the heart of France’s verdant Loire Valley. But the skies above a third reactor were exceptionally clear – its operations frozen after the worrying discovery of cracks in the cooling system. The partial shutdown is not unique: around …

never met Dr. Manzur Ejaz. I’ve seen him every week for two years. On the other side of my laptop screen, the scenery behind him has not changed, only his outfit turns, between Virginia cold and summer heat, while we decipher Heer Waris Shah week after week, verse by verse. The gleaming white walls with …

Dhaka, Bangladesh — Army troops have been called in to rescue thousands of people stranded by massive floods that have ravaged northeast India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes under water and cutting transport links , authorities said on Saturday. In the Indian state of Assam, at least nine people have been killed in the …

Shares of Akbank TAS (OTCMKTS:AKBTY – Get Rating) rose 6.2% in Thursday’s session. The company traded as low as $1.03 and last traded at $1.03. Approximately 139,315 shares were traded during trading, a 412% increase from the average daily volume of 27,188 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.97. Separately, JPMorgan Chase & Co. …

There is no doubt that Vermont is an idyllic place for cyclists. With hundreds of miles of country roads, small towns, plenty of bike shops and beautiful views, locals and visitors alike take to the roads and trails. But did you know that some of our local leaders and celebrities are also bike freaks? Governor …

Celebrate the father figure in your life with a delicious chef-approved dish that any dad will devour. From breakfast in bed to appetizers and dinners inspired by these chefs’ family recipes, here are some simple ideas for cooking this Father’s Day. Chef Elisa Marshall, Mom: Brandy Brioche French Toast with Espresso Mascarpone Brandy French Toast …

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL – Get Rating) saw significant growth in short-term interest in May. As of May 31, there were short interests totaling 4,700 shares, up 42.4% from the May 15 total of 3,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,500 shares, the short interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.2% …

Express press service KOCHI: Mirzana Beegum, a 17-year-old who lives off the coast of Kavaratti, the capital of the Lakshadweep Islands, has always been a fan of adventure. She has always found venturing into the depths of the sea liberating. Even while her friends are busy making plans over the holidays, Mirzana had her eye …

By the editorial staff of Our Sunday Visitor A year and a half after the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to support a nationwide Eucharistic revival, this weekend — the observed Corpus Christi feast — marks the official launch. Offered to respond to the discouraging results of a Pew Research study which found …

The positive reaction to Sekyiamah’s book has been “so powerful and so necessary,” said Mona Eltahawy, the Egyptian-American author of ‘The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls’ and ‘Headwraps and Hymens: Why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution”. The movement is “part of a sexual revolution that is happening on our continent,” Eltahawy …

By Jon Hill (June 15, 2022, 5:35 p.m. EDT) – A senior Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official hinted Wednesday at a potential review of whether certain non-banks engage in cost lending. raised inappropriately through fictitious partnerships with banks, claiming that the agency is looking into the phenomenon of “bank leasing schemes”. Speaking at a Consumer …

June 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. On Tuesday, James Patterson apologized for claiming in an interview that older white men face “racism” in the field of writing. “I apologize for saying that white male writers struggling to find work is a form of racism. I absolutely do not believe that racism is practiced against white writers. …

The concept is simple: a breaking wave, a board and a brave athlete are enough to … [+] sport. Getty Most dads never admit what they really want, or if they want something, they buy it on the spot. So this Father’s Day, it’s time to elevate and upgrade his favorite sportswear. For dads who …

GRAND HOTEL EUROPA, by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer | Translated by Michele Hutchison A middle-aged Dutch writer settles into a hotel in an unnamed Italian town, seeking to bounce back from a failed romance and “take back control of my thoughts”. So begins “Grand Hotel Europa”, the sprawling new autofiction by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, a Dutch …

By Doug McIntyreFOX Sports Football Writer In a rematch of the 2018 World Cup Finals, Croatia to beat France Monday for the first time in their history, with Luka Modric scoring the only goal the visitors needed from the penalty spot in the first half. The historic victory struck Blues out of contention for the …

Before progressive causes became the domain of the professional middle class, writers and artists looked to socialism for ideological comfort. Sadly, no society has lived up to the utopian hopes of equality and collective wealth that have filled thousands of books and inspired countless works of art. The most ambitious example was born in the …

Many things make Maui an exciting place to visit. Think beautiful beaches, scenic forests with unique hiking trails, a huge population of whales, incredible surf, and aloha-worthy resorts. All of this is enough to make you want to catch the next flight to Maui, but before that, here are a few things to know about …

Rita Chowdhury, former director of the National Book Trust (NBT) and eminent Assamese poet and novelist, points out that regional literature in India needs quality translators to shine on a wider platform. Chowdhury received the Sahitya Akademi award for his Assamese novel, Deo Langkhui (The Divine Sword, 2005), about the Tiwa kingdom of Assam. Currently, …

Hilltop (NYSE:HTH – Get Rating) and Peoples Financial (OTCMKTS:PFBX – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Analyst Notes This is a summary of the current ratings for …

Next week, several hundred Joyceans will gather in Dublin (Trinity and UCD) for the biannual International James Joyce Symposium. It will be a great joy to return once more to Dear Dirty Dublin in this centenary year of the publication of Joyce’s Ulysses — a book which, although never officially banned in Ireland, could not …

Magneto is known as the omega-level master of magnetism, he also has secret psychic abilities that make him even stronger than X-Men fans thought. After years of committing some of the most devastating acts of wickedness, Magneto turned out to be truly the master of magnetism given the parameters of his extremely powerful mutant ability …

HYDERABAD: Laureate Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar and Telugu novelist Mercy Margaret from Hyderabad have been invited to attend India’s largest international literature festival to be held in Shimla from June 16-18. “Unmesha”, a festival of expression, is organized by the Ministry of Culture, the Government of India and Sahitya Akademi on the occasion of 75 …

Two Northwestern University faculty members — chemist Tobin J. Marks and poet Natasha Trethewey — were elected members of the American Philosophical Society in recognition of extraordinary achievement in their fields. Marks is recognized in the Mathematics and Physical Sciences class, and Trethewey is recognized in the Arts, Professions, and Leaders in the Public and …

Although Possible Finance can quickly offer small loans to borrowers with bad credit (or no credit), it charges higher APRs than some other personal lenders. Here’s how Possible Finance’s installment loans stack up against competitors. Possible financing against upgrade Upgrade offers personal loans starting at $1,000, so it might be a better option than Possible …

The world’s first commercially viable “flying” hydrofoil has been launched by a Belfast-based marine engineering company. Electric hydrofoils, attached to the hull by vertical struts, hoist the boats above the water using the same technology deployed by the America’s Cup racing yachts. The eco-friendly ships are then pushed upwards by these underwater wings like an …

“Dark Winds” is set in the early 1970s, and the new AMC drama series feels like a throwback with its simple storytelling and measured pacing. But the reasonably entertaining six-episode show, which premieres on Sunday, may be more interesting behind the scenes. According to an article by The Hollywood Reporter, executive producer Robert Redford acquired …

There were no textbooks. This is the only detail, among all the other revelations that Lindsey Fitzharris offers in The Facemaker, it continues to amaze me. British surgeon Harold Gillies had no manuals to consult when he and his team were called upon to reconstruct the faces of some of the estimated 280,000 men who …

Independent Bank Group (NASDAQ:IBTX – Get Rating) and Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB – Get Rating) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, and analyst recommendations. Risk and Volatility Independent Bank Group has a beta of …

The non-profit organization Words Without Borders was launched in 2003 to help publish works from underrepresented countries and cultures in native English speaking areas. WWB now has an archive of 12,000 articles published in 140 countries and 130 languages. Although their mission has not changed, several new developments are planned to expand the literary conversation. …

Just like the rest of us horror legend Stephen King has watched stranger things 4. On Saturday, the novelist tweeted an idea for a spinoff show focusing on one of this season’s (non-creature) villains. “Love this gooey, slinky Russian guy Yuri,” King wrote. “He deserves his own show. Like BARRY, only Russian.” STRANGER THINGS: I …

Bill Gates reveals his summer book picks – including the sci-fi novel his daughter Jennifer recommended Notes on doors Bill Gates One of the best things about summer? Have more time to read. On Monday, Bill Gates released its annual summer book list. This year, his five picks address important topics such as “gender equality, …

Clients Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: CUBI – Get Rating) earned a consensus “Buy” recommendation from all ten analysts who cover the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Four investment analysts rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four gave the company a buy recommendation. The 12-month average price target among brokerages that have reported on the stock over …

The English language and the game of cricket are arguably two of the greatest legacies left by nearly two centuries of colonial rule in India. While the practical knowledge and command of the language of British rulers helped many Indians find opportunities abroad for study and livelihood, the sport they invented for recreation during their …

I float in the most beautiful lagoon in the world. You may think I’m talking about Bora Bora or maybe the Maldives. But no, this one is much closer to home. And much more secret. It’s so isolated that no satellite on Earth can pick it up. This is because it is hidden inside an …

1/2 Former First Lady Nancy Reagan touches the casket of her husband, former President Ronald Reagan, in the Capitol rotunda June 9, 2004. He died June 5 at the age of 93. Photo by Peter Jones/UPI | License picture Today is Sunday, June 5, the 156th day of 2022 with 209 to follow. The moon …

Westbury Bancorp (OTCMKTS:WBBW – Get Rating) and Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ:ESBK – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, and dividends. Risk and Volatility Westbury Bancorp has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that …

Gradually, however, in the 1980s, Duplin’s pastoral idyll becomes a mephitic dead zone, thanks to the nightmarish business plan of an ambitious pig farmer named Wendell H. Murphy. “The day Duplin County’s first farmer became a Wendell Murphy rancher,” Addison writes, “was the day the modern hog industry was born.” Under Murphy’s leadership, the region’s …

Ruud vs Cilic French Open Schedule & Info 2022 French Open men’s semi-final#8 Casper Ruud vs. #20 Marin CilicDate: Friday, June 3, 2022Start time: 11:30 a.m. ETVenue: Court Philippe-Chartier, Roland Garros Stadium — Paris, France Betting odds and sets Ruud vs Cilic All French Open 2022 betting odds and prop bets are available at FanDuel …

geoff Dyer has always been a predominantly youthful literary presence. In a career of novels, biographies, essays, reviews, memoirs and journalism, there has always been a keen curiosity for the disparate things that capture his attention: DH Lawrence; Jazz; Burning Man; Russian cinema; drugs; the Somme… Of course, one of the main things that has …

Sigma has announced the 16–28mm f/2.8 DG DN wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount and Leica L-Mount. Like the company’s even wider 14–24mm f/2.8 DG DN, the new lens features internal focusing and zooming, making it potentially well suited for underwater use. Marine. Designed for full frame, the lens can also be used on APS-C …

Slovenian author and Nazi concentration camp survivor Boris Pahor died aged 108 on May 30. Pahor was best known for his novel Necropolis (1967). The autobiography was a chronicle of his days at the concentration camp where he was housed twenty years before the book’s publication. Italian President Sergio Mattarella paying tribute to Pahor hailed …

French architect Renée Gailhoustet receives the 2022 Royal Academy Architecture Prize Renee Gailhoustet. Image © Valerie Sadoun To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/982903/french-architect-renee-gailhoustet-receives-the-2022-royal-academy-architecture-prize French architect Renée Gailhoustet has been awarded the 2022 Royal Academy Architecture Prize for her pioneering work in the design of social housing and neighborhoods in and …

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 …