Namibia: Nudo's Day 1 Congress an Epic Failure

By Sakeus Iikela About 500 delegates to the thrid elective congress of the National Unity Democratic Organisation were seen hovering and lazing around in confusion at the Greiter’s conference centre waiting for what is supposed to be the first day of the party’s congress. The two-day event failed to take off Friday morning after the […]

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How to survive a parachute failure

Former army fitness instructor Emile Cilliers has been convicted of trying to murder his wife, Victoria, by tampering with her parachute. She survived a 4,000ft fall. But how can a human being do this? The ground’s getting nearer fast. You pull the cord to open your parachute. Except, nothing happens. Your body’s still hurtling towards […]

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Mt. Graham graduates second-largest class in school history

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mt. Graham graduates second-largest class in school history  Eastern Arizona Courier Full coverage Source link

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Never Give Up: What an Entrepreneur Learned from Failure

Ethan Senturia thought he had it all. He graduated with honors, landed a job at Lehman Brothers, then struck out on his own when that Wall Street powerhouse shut down during the Great Recession. But Senturia quickly learned that becoming a successful entrepreneur takes much more than a great resume. Dealstruck, the online lending platform […]

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The story behind Philip Roth's final days

WASHINGTON — Three weeks ago, Philip Roth was struck with an attack of arrhythmia, or improper beating of the heart, and he dialed 911. Paramedics arrived to his apartment in Manhattan’s Upper West Side and took him to New York Presbyterian Hospital. Doctors soon discovered that he had several blocked stents from a previous angioplasty, a […]

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I want to tell good stories because I am not afraid of failure: John Abraham

With films like Vicky Donor and Madras Cafe John Abraham has established his credibility as a producer and the actor believes the reason for his success is the fact that he does not consider himself as the "hero" of every project. The 45-year-old actor, who has made some unusual choices like Jism, No Smoking and Taxi No 9211 in […]

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Report: USA Gymnastics Created Multiple Cover Stories for Larry Nassar

RENA LAVERTY/Getty Images USA Gymnastics allowed Larry Nassar to create “false excuses” to explain his absences from major events while he was being investigated for child sexual abuse in 2015, according to a report from Tim Evans and Marisa Kwiatkowski of the Indianapolis Star.  Per that report: “In one of the emails, Indianapolis attorney Scott D. Himsel told Nassar his medical […]

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US effort to stabilize Afghanistan is $5 billion failure, watchdog says

Some efforts to introduce increased Afghan government control also produced unintended consequences, according to the report, because they created more opportunities for corruption. By 2008, the security situation in much of the country had deteriorated and insurgent attacks began to mount. The report focuses most of its attention on a period beginning in 2009, when […]

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Grip on Sports: We went from a news drought to a downpour in less than 24 hours

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a deluge yesterday. And rained a lot as well. But we’re more concerned with the downpour of news, from the NFL to Seattle, from Tampa to every college campus in the area. Read on. •••••••••• • For a few days there it seemed as if we were in […]

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Correction: Obit-Clint Walker story

In a May 22 obituary of Clint Walker, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Walker was 91 years old when he died. He was 90. A corrected version of the story is below: Clint Walker, star of TV’s ‘Cheyenne,’ dies at age 90 Clint Walker, who played the title character in the early TV western […]

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