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Inventory: Coming to America, part 2: 12 more pivotal moments in the life of Neil Diamond

“There are two types of people in this world,” Bill Murray’s Bob tells his therapist Leo (Richard Dreyfuss) in the 1991 movie What About Bob? “Those who like Neil Diamond, and those who don’t.” Many of us here at The A.V. Club fall into...Show More Summary

1930s Trolley Map Shows How Connected Brooklyn Was

The above map shows just how connected Brooklyn used to be via a system of streetcars. The Brooklyn Historic Railway Association's Bob Diamond explained to us this morning, "The streetcar routes (solid lines) were shut down in stages from 1930 through 1956. Show More Summary

House Calls: Call for Submissions! See Your Home Featured on Curbed

Photo of Bob Pullum's Diamond Heights townhouse via Patricia Chang We recently launched House Calls, a new series of home tours devoted to the way Bay Area folk live behind closed doors. Some of our first tours brought us to...

Frontrunning: April 1

Oil holds around $55 as Iran nuclear talks drag on (Reuters) Bob Diamond’s African Banking Venture Runs Into Problems (WSJ) Iran Nuclear Talks Resume With Lavrov Saying Deal at Hand (BBG) Wal-Mart Ratchets Up Pressure on Suppliers to...Show More Summary

Fight! Fight!

Excavation of World’s Oldest Subway Tunnel Remains Blocked An appellate court ruled last week that the city was within its rights to block Bob Diamond from accessing the circa-1844 Long Island Rail Road tunnel he discovered in 1980, striking another blow to the rail buff’s efforts to continue his decades-long excavation of the historic tunnel, named [...]

Bobbi Kristina Inheritance Revealed As Missing Diamond Ring Makes Relatives Blame Nick Gordon

Amid discussions about whether Bobbi Kristina should be moved to a rehab center after remaining on life support since Jan. 31, her relatives also are arguing about the fortune that the 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown inherited from her mother. Show More Summary

Beyoncé Rocks A Bob And White Gown For Vanity Fair Oscar Party

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Beyoncé celebrated with Hollywood's biggest stars Sunday night at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. The "XO" singer wore an elegant Stella McCartney dress with a dazzling diamond necklace, and styled her hair in a short, blunt bob for the event at Los Angeles' Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Show More Summary

Africa is open for business

At the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, CBS News caught up with Bob Diamond, CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital, who explained why he's doubling down on investment in Africa and why his company has the competitive edge.

Bob Diamond doubling down on Africa

Speaking from Davos, the former Barclays CEO is raising money to capitalize on the continent's vast growth potential

Jeff Stryker, Gay Bob, Billy And Other Homosensual Dolls Are Remembered By These Queens

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

It’s the tally of the dolls! Comic Mike Diamond and pal Matinga take a trip down memory lane and remember all their favorite playthings from childhood, such as “Gay Bob,” which sported a fabulously colorful wardrobe and whose packaging made him appear to burst from his closet. The duo also recall the more recent Jeff Stryker figurine […]

Atlas Mara rings changes at ABC

Simbarashe Pfende will lead a new management team picked by Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara to take over the reins at Botswana-based banking group, African Banking Corporation (ABC). ||| Tawanda Karombo Harare SIMBARASHE Pfende will lead aShow More Summary

Mark Hamill as Cock-Knocker, Bloody Marv among Diamond Select Comic-Con Exclusives

last yearHumor : Topless Robot

Yes, just in time to capitalize on Star Wars hype, Mark Hamill's OTHER-other most famous nerd role after the Joker is getting his long-unreleased Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 8" action figure,...

Company Backed by Bob Diamond Likely to Miss $400 Million Fund-Raising Goal

The investment company backed by a former Barclays chief executive, Robert E. Diamond Jr., is likely to fall short of the $400 million it was seeking in a second round of fund-raising, but that isn't expected to alter its strategy to invest in the African financial sector, according to a person briefed on the matter.

Every Sandlot Player Ranked By Greatness

You may have heard they’re an insult to the game. You may have heard they don’t even play on a real diamond or wear real uniforms. Hell, you may have heard they like bobbing for apples in the toilet and live in constant fear of a neighborhood dog. Show More Summary

Tilting at Windmills - Reaching the Summit

Brian Hibbs offers his takeaways from the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas and gives his thoughts on Bob Wayne leaving DC Comics.

Robert Diamond’s Next Life

last yearNews : NYTimes: News

Andrew Ross Sorkin’s 2013 article on Bob Diamond, the disgraced former C.E.O. of Barclays.

Barclays: thousands more job losses as 'bad bank' unveiled

Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages Alt Text: Barclays bank headquarters in Canary Wharf Barclays boss Antony Jenkins unpicks the legacy of Bob Diamond with 'bold simplification' of bank One-Minute Read Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:54am BARCLAYS...Show More Summary

Downtown Sound lineup includes Bob Mould and Robbie Fulks

Bob Mould, Richard Thompson and Shara Worden’s My Brightest Diamond are among the headliners for this summer's Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s annual free concert series.

Bob Diamond hires Vitalo from Barclays

London - Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo as chief executive officer of his African financial-services company, Atlas Mara Co-Nvest. ||| London - Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo...Show More Summary

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