Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum, announced today that Scott Schaefer, the Museum?s senior curator of Paintings since 1999, will retire on January 21, 2014. Schaefer joined the Museum in February 1999, following aShow More Summary
I HAD a chat with a Mitsubishi executive five years ago. He’s an old family friend. He had retired by the time the company had packed up its manufacturing operations in Australia. He predicted the Australian motor vehicle manufacturing industry would be gone within a decade. Show More Summary
In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a [...]
The AP released a bombshell report Thursday detailing the story of Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who went missing in Iran in 2007. The story exposed a major CIA scandal which revealed Levinson as being paid to gather intelligence on Iran for a team of analysts who had no authority to put together such an operation. Show More Summary
Ever since Microsoft announced Steve Ballmer’s impending retirement back in August, speculation on his replacement as CEO has focused on a handful of candidates: Nokia chief and former Microsoft executive Stephen Elop, Ford CEO Alan Mulally, Microsoft enterprise/cloud honcho Satya Nadella, and Microsoft executive/former Skype CEO Tony Bates. Show More Summary
Remember Robert Levinson, “longest-held hostage in U.S. history“? Looks like the cynics may have been right, per the AP: Missing American in Iran was working for CIA In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Show More Summary
Retirement may not be too far away for investors in Johnson & Johnson. Here’s why.
National Rifle Association board member Scott Bach wondered on NRA News how the mayor of Jersey City could support a gun safety survey because the mayor is a retired Marine and his grandparents survived the Holocaust. Bach is the head...Show More Summary
After a year of furloughs, budget cuts and uncertainty for federal workers, this much is clear in the congressional budget deal that the House will vote on Thursday: It could have been much worse. That may not be much consolation to future hires who will contribute more to their retirement accounts or working-age military retirees […]
Scott Schaefer, who has played a key role in building the collections of Los Angeles’ two biggest art museums over the last 33 years, will retire next month from his job as the Getty Museum’s senior curator of paintings.
At an age when most performers have retired, Estelle Parsons keeps on going. The 86-year-old actress will return to Broadway in April in the Eric Coble's comedic play "The Velocity of Autumn," which she recently performed at the Arena Stage in Washington in October.
The explosion of martial arts continues worldwide with Glory 13 headlined by the retirement fight of living legend Peter Aerts (103-30-1, 78 KOs) taking on newly crowned GLORY heavyweight tournament world champion Rico Verhoeven in Tokyo on Dec 21. The UFC has cut a swathe into the mainstream sports landscape, and it has ignited a [...]
The EyePal Peep Sighting System, developed for the open-sight shooter, was designed and patented by Charles Summers, a retired MIT optical specialist and avid firearms enthusiast. Frustrated with his inability to properly see his sights and target with...
If current political trends continue, the days when whites can get a fair trial in this country are numbered. In the most liberal areas they may already have ended: Retired Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Frank Barbaro wants a white man...Show More Summary
At the end of this week, my colleague Mr. Christopher Bates will retire, bringing to a close a distinguished career in federal service to the HIV/AIDS community. Christopher has served this office and its predecessor for nearly 15 years. He began work at the office then known as the Office of HIV/AIDS Policy (OHAP) in...
Retired Gen. Michael Lehnart, who was in charge of Guantanamo when it opened in 2002, says it's time to close it and end the mistake. "In retrospect, the entire detention and interrogation strategy was wrong..." "We squandered the goodwill... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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You may have heard that Fidelity, the world's largest IRA provider, was now providing their clients with the means to invest in Bitcoin. This is not accurate. "At this time, Fidelity does not allow investments in the Bitcoin Investment...Show More Summary
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Few people, if any, have meant more to the career of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera than former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka. So few, if any, were happier to see Ditka's No. 89 retired during halftime of Chicago's 45-28 victory over Dallas on Monday night than Rivera. "I was thrilled for coach," he said. Show More Summary
Compared to their counterparts in cities, cancer patients living in rural areas tend to retire early after being diagnosed, and are less likely to go on paid disability leave while receiving treatment. These are some of the insightsShow More Summary