Category Archives: PR

AJC Deplores Attack on Ukraine Synagogue; Applauds Ukraine Government Response

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They Disprove Claims

Premium Crossword Monday Puzzle » By John Lieb Apr 21, 2014 Play Premium Crosswords is available through subscription only. MONDAY’S PUZZLE – This was a puzzle where I had to make sense of the theme after I finished solving. That usually doesn’t happen to me on Mondays but, hey, it’s a brand new week, and anything can happen here at Wordplay Continue reading

Lexus NX Makes Surprise Debut at New York Auto Show Today

The all-new Lexus NX at the New York Auto Show. (PRNewsFoto/New York International Auto Show) NEW YORK , April 20, 2014 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ – The all-new Lexus NX was revealed at the 2014 New York International Automobile Show today.  The new model is the brand’s first entry into the luxury compact crossover segment and is the first turbo in the lineup.  The sharply styled NX will be offered in naturally aspirated and hybrid powertrains Continue reading

AHAB Wins Two Rulings In Cayman Against Maan Al Sanea’s Companies; Case Will Proceed to Trial

WASHINGTON , April 20, 2014 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ –  On Monday 14 April 2014 , Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers Company (” AHAB”) won two rulings in the Cayman Islands against ten companies created and controlled by Maan Al Sanea as the principal offshore component of the fraudulent scheme he operated from Saudi Arabia .   “We are now one step closer to recovering the monies that Maan Al Sanea stole from AHAB and financial institutions around the world, and then stashed in Cayman shell companies,” said Simon Charlton , Acting CEO and Chief Restructuring Officer of AHAB. “The Cayman court has already awarded AHAB a $2.5 billion judgment against Maan Al Sanea personally in this case, and we are confident of a similar result as we go to trial with his companies and their administrators.” The two rulings relate to litigation AHAB filed in 2009, claiming that Al Sanea and his companies based in the Cayman Islands participated in the fraud together and that the companies were recipients of billions of dollars obtained from the operation Continue reading

Further Notes on Sweden

I’m still thinking about Sweden’s slide into deflation , which actually offers several lessons relevant to the rest of us. First, it’s an object lesson in the power of sadomonetarism, the desire of many monetary officials to raise interest rates because, well, because Continue reading

Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of April 20, 2014

Rentrak is the entertainment industry’s premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, measuring movie and television content everywhere the consumer is watching including box office, multiscreen television and home video. Continue reading

Global Umbilical Market Analysis 2013 – 2017 Research Report

DALLAS, April 20, 2014 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — offers Global Umbilical Market: An Analysis 2013 – 2017 industry research report in its store at . Global Umbilical Market: An Analysis (2013-2017) research report provides an in-depth analysis of the global subsea equipment market with specific focus on steel tube umbilicals market and tubes inside the umbilicals. Continue reading

Another Faithful Hit for Hollywood: ‘Heaven Is for Real’

“Heaven Is for Real” became Hollywood’s fourth overtly faith-based hit of the year over the Easter weekend, taking in an estimated $21.5 million — double the dismal ticket sales that Johnny Depp mustered for his latest big-budget effort. But God still could not beat a superhero: The No. 1 movie at North American theaters was again “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (Disney), which sold about $26.6 million in tickets, for a three-week domestic total of $201.5 million, according to Rentrak, which compiles box-office data Continue reading

Friends, and Influence, for Sale Online

Whoever said, “Money can’t buy you friends,” clearly hasn’t been on the Internet recently. This past week, I bought 4,000 new followers on Twitter for the price of a cup of coffee. I picked up 4,000 friends on Facebook for the same $5 and, for a few dollars more, had half of them like a photo I shared on the site Continue reading

Clues to Family’s Business Ties Found in Public Paper Trail

Tombstones in China often record the names of both living and dead family members. The five tablets dedicated to the Zhou family in the hamlet of Xiqiantou list the nation’s former security chief, Zhou Yongkang, by his childhood name, Zhou Yuangen. Continue reading