'Blazing Speed' took the victory in the HK$20 million Group 1 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse on April 26. Read the rest of the story at: HK JOCKEY CLUB AUDEMARS PIGUET QEII CUP Results
World War II Today: [Execution of Mussolini](http://ww2today.com/): >It was on the 27th April that a column of German trucks made their way north to Switzerland. Amongst the group was Benito Mussolini, thinly disguised in a German army helmet, and his mistress, intending to take a plane to Spain. Show More Summary
The round two groups were assigned blind, except that we broke up the top seeds to keep it interesting. Today's random combinations include a Maximoff showdown between Pietro and Wanda and... who knows, maybe Tigra's a Maximoff, they keep changing that stuff. Show More Summary
A operation in January killed Adam Gadahn, an American-born Al-Qaeda member who served as a spokesman for the group, the White House revealed Thursday. Gadahn, the first American to be charged with treason since the World War II era, was born in Oregon on September 1, 1978 and raised on a ranch in Riverside County, California. Show More Summary
Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay.
AT&T has filed its own lawsuit against the FCC to reclassify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act, illustrating that it wants to take a different path from its fellow telco brothers like Verizon and cable operators that are working with trade associations like USTelecom and NCTA.
The issues identified by McKinsey are hardly unknown or unstudied in Japan. In fact, they have been the subjects of constant study and debate and elucidation, not just in academia, but in business groups, like Keidanren and Keizai Doyukai,...Show More Summary
A Japanese-American group wants to stop a collection of artifacts from World War II interment camps from being dispersed on the market.
[MY DAY by Eleanor Roosevelt, April 11, 1945](https://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday/displaydoc.cfm?_y=1945&_f=md057073) >KEENE, N.H., Tuesday—Yesterday I went to the Cosmopolitan Club in New York to meet with a distinguished group of women who had been invited by the foreign division of the International Board of the YWCA to hear General Carlos P. Show More Summary
The Ukrainian parliament passed a bill recognizing notorious ultranationalist groups, including those active in Ukraine during and after World War II, as fighters for the country's independence in the 20th century.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) should be modeled on the security services of the ultranationalist groups, active in Ukraine during and after World War II, namely the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), SBU head Valentyn Nalyvaichenko said.
Back in 2007 I posted a tendentious and hilarious description of a North African group called the Circumcellions, which began: The Circumcellions were a Christian suicide cult of the fourth and fifth centuries. Their religious practice consisted of delivering random beatings to strangers along the road, with the purpose of goading the strangers into killing […]
“Menace II Middle-Earth” is a special effects-filled comedy sketch, created by PistolShrimps, that brings guns and Middle-earth rap battles to Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit film series. Members of the comedy group digitally insert themselves into scenes from The Hobbit movies and throw down with some of the main characters like Gandalf, Smaug the dragon, and […]
End Of The Road: 27 ’90s R&B Groups We Loved With the return of the iconic Jodeci and Boyz II Men celebrating their 2 year performance residency in Las Vegas, we can’t help but miss the golden era of R&B.
Can capital be just? As a firm believer in capitalism and the free market, Paul Tudor Jones II believes that it can be. Tudor is the founder of the Tudor Investment Corporation and the Tudor Group, which trade in the fixed-income, equity, currency and commodity markets. Show More Summary
Throughout Madonna’s four decade career, she’s pissed off a lot of people. Backlash against Madonna has brought otherwise divergent groups to consensus, from Pope John Paul II to Planned Parenthood. As an artist, she has given us so many iterations of herself that she’s been able to remain both relevant and agitating across generations. Her […]
Eleanor Roosevelt: [MY DAY, March 17, 1945](http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday/displaydoc.cfm?_y=1945&_f=md057052): >Yesterday in Washington I lunched with a group of women who appeared on a panel arranged by Mrs. Charles Tillett, vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and a number of other women interested in the meeting. Show More Summary
Boys of Milan II–Following an exclusive this past fall, photographer Kevin Pineda continues his Boys of Milan series with a brand new group of striking faces captured this past fashion week season. Posing for black & white imagery, models...Show More Summary
I am sure that all of our readers are aware of the recent massacre in Libya of a group of Egyptian Copts, who were killed for their faith by Islamic terrorists. The Patriarch of Alexandria, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, has officially...Show More Summary
Meet Pastor John Jarnecke, a self-styled “Texian” who runs a secessionist group called the Republic of Texas. It’s not a violent group — think of it like a Model UN, only with more Type II diabetes. It’s fun, they have presidential elections...Show More Summary