Student loan relief expected to come to bankruptcy court

The Biden administration is reportedly considering expanding its targeted student debt forgiveness efforts to a broader policy that “at least” $10,000 (some have advocated up to $50,000) in student loans per borrower, eventually subject to an annual income cap, would be eligible for cancellation. There is a rough consensus that …

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Why it’s important to never abandon old friends

The pandemic of recent years has disrupted education, pushing children and educators into online classrooms. Many of these classrooms still remain virtual, with Zoom as the only method of connection. But what if schools had closed, due to widespread protests, tanks in the streets and the declaration of martial law? …

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What to do in Madison this week: Dear Evan Hansen, Read(y) to Wear, and more – Isthmus

John DeDakis, Monday 9 May, Leopold’s Books Bar Caffe, 7 p.m.: Journalists and politicians in Washington, DC, seem to be able to mount thriving side careers as mystery writers. Is this something about DC politics? (It’s not a serious question. Of course it is!) John DeDakis, former White House correspondent …

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Britney Spears’ soon-to-be husband Sam Asghari shares snap revealing wedding date has been set

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari have a date for their wedding. They don’t tell anyone when it does. The actor, 28, shared a Mother’s Day post on Sunday celebrating the Toxic singer, 40, where he revealed the two knew when they would be getting married. “Our lives have been a …

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Costco Ends Mortgage Program Membership Benefit

Costco no longer offers a mortgage program to its members. According to the wholesaler, the changes went into effect on Sunday, May 1. “Members with questions regarding their current mortgage application and loan should contact the lender they worked with,” the company said. wroteby adding a list of lenders and …

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Italian gallery identifies ‘manipulated genes’ influencing Iranian new media artists

TEHRAN — Italy’s Weber & Weber Gallery in Turin presented works by Iranian new media artists in an exhibition titled “Manipulated Genes” from March 24 to May 7. The artistic project is part of a series of three parallel exhibitions in France, Italy and Germany, the organizers announced. The exhibition …

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The Ford F-150 Lightning gets its first financing deal

Ford’s highly anticipated F-150 Lightning pickup is eligible for a financing deal. According to a newsletter sent to dealers, the all-electric pickup truck and the Ford Mustang Mach-E are offering an unusual financing program starting today. Our analysis reveals that there may be pros and cons with the first F-150 …

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J&K police recover incriminating material and sensitive papers in raids

The raids carried out in parts of the city of Jammu related to a case registered in 2007 after objectionable and sensitive slogans were shouted during the visit of Hurriyat leader Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani Police carried out raids in Gujjar Nagar and Dalpatian Mohalla in Jammu and recovered several …

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Rony Seikaly unveils his scintillating debut album “Moonwalk”

Rony Seikaly Unveils Glittering Debut Album ‘Moonwalk’: Listen Presenting her debut artist album in the most seductive of fashions, Rony Seikaly has delivered a work for the ages, in the form of ‘moon walk.’ “It’s an eclectic group of tracks that were created without any restrictions from any label,” says …

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Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’: NPR

Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez, Benedict Wong in Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios hide caption toggle caption Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez, Benedict Wong in Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios If you saw Avengers: Endgame in a …

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Lebanese online archive chronicles Arab immigration to Latin America

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Although approximately 18 million Latin Americans can trace their ancestry to the Arab region, little effort has been made to chronicle and preserve the writings, photographs and news clippings that document the history their migration and installation – so far. Most of the Arabs who moved to …

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Evaluation of the Chinese version of the Constipation Scoring System in Chinese women with pelvic organ prolapse

It was designed as a prospective study approved by the Peking University People’s Hospital Ethics Committee (Ethics Number: 2019PHB273-01). Patients with pelvic organ prolapse were recruited on an outpatient basis at Peking University People’s Hospital from May 2019 to January 2021. All research was performed in accordance with relevant guidelines …

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Iran celebrates National Shiraz Day

Shiraz, as the city of prominent Iranian poets Saadi and Hafez, and with great experience in the history and culture of this land, holds a special place among Iranians. It is one of the most historic cities in Iran, a spectacular city with many gardens and historical monuments that welcomes …

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Can you use a mortgage broker for a home equity loan?

A home equity loan is a type of consumer debt that allows homeowners to borrow against the equity in their home. This type of loan is often called a second mortgage because a bank or credit union will lend you a lump sum that you must repay over time. If …

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While killing one softly with the Mohan Veena, encounter Poly Varghese

By Shruti Kaushal “Music is the literature of the heart, it begins where speech ends. -Alphonse de Lamartine When I was asked to interview Poly Varghese, the best Mohan Veena player in the world, I knew nothing about him. Mohan Venena? Yes, a veena fashioned from the slide guitar? Research …

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The Ghazi exhibition at the art center includes the First Friday reception

Some of Ghazal Ghazi’s works at the Salina Art Center.Photos by Hannah Crickman courtesy of Salina Art Center”/>Some of Ghazal Ghazi’s works at the Salina Art Center. Photos by Hannah Crickman courtesy of Salina Art Center By SALINA POST Themes of heritage and family histories are central to the Salina …

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Social housing champion wins 2022 MJ Long Award

Monkman, a design team leader in the London Borough’s Department of Architecture and a ‘great advocate’ of social housing, received the award at the W Lunch, held today (3 May 2022) at The Brewery, London. It was awarded for his collective work as part of the Islington Architects team working …

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The Caribbean’s premier film festival is back

The first Caribbean film festival has made its triumphant return to the island of St Barths. The beloved Saint Barth Film Festival “Cinema Caraibes” is back from May 4 to 7, 2022. This is the first time the event has taken place since the start of the pandemic. This year …

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RELIANCE GLOBAL GROUP, INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement On April 26, 2022, Reliance Global Group, Inc. (the “Company”) has entered into an agreement (the “APA”) with Barra &Associates, LLC (“Seller”) pursuant to which the Company has purchased all of the assets of Barra & Associates, LLC for a purchase price …

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Art teachers win international film award – the nicholls value

Marjan Khatibi, assistant professor of art at Nicholls State University, recently won an ANMTN for an animated short she created that focuses on women’s rights. Khatibi made this short while he was a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She had the honor of receiving the prize …

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Tribal festival aims to elevate tourism in Lorestan

TEHRAN – Lorestan is preparing to host its fifth edition of the tribal festival aimed at contributing to the development of tourism in Iran’s western province. “The 5th Ethnic Culture Festival will be held at the historic Falak-ol-Aflak complex from May 8 to 12,” CHTN said on Saturday, citing the …

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Biden’s olive branch to Iranian ayatollahs

For four decades, the US State Department has called the Islamic Republic of Iran “the world’s most active state sponsor of terrorism”. For 40 years, US officials have claimed that Iran has continued to fund, arm, train terrorists and harbor several terrorist groups. Since its inception, the Islamic Republic has …

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3 Big Mistakes I Made With My First Mortgage

Image source: Getty Images Learning from my mistakes can help you avoid ending up with the wrong home loan. Key points When I took out a mortgage for my first home, I didn’t know much about borrowing. I didn’t shop around for different lenders. I also didn’t pay a large …

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The alluring paradox of Future, plus new music from Justin Bieber and Don Toliver, Objibwe Pow Wow frontman Joe Rainey and more

Star Tracks compiles the most exciting new music from a wide range of established and emerging artists. This week’s playlist includes new music from Future, Justin Bieber with Don Toliver, Joe Rainey, Lolo Zouaï, ODESZA, Internet Money with Yeat and Wilco. Click here to listen to the Spotify playlistwhich includes …

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Mr Cooper’s Q1 revenue soars 325%, but company also cut 250 jobs – NMP

No one in the mortgage industry, it seems, is safe from layoffs these days – not even the nation’s fourth-largest mortgage service, Mr. Cooper Group, which is coming off a spectacular quarter. The Dallas-based non-bank mortgage lender and manager reported net income of $658 million, or $8.59 per diluted share, …

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Musicians from Colorado Springs and Denver to perform benefit concert for Ukraine | Culture & Leisure

Watching the war in Ukraine was difficult for Eugenia Olesnicky and Haleh Abghari. Olesnicky, an associate professor of biology at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, is a first-generation Ukrainian-American who has seen some of her relatives flee to Poland, while others remain in the attacked country. And Abghari, …

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The Development of Cyberspace Warfare in the United States, Part 6

Organic Air Force teams, cutting-edge Silicon Valley startups, or large traditional defense contractors are not mutually exclusive. Each group brings different ideas, processes, and experiences to the spectrum of cyber issues, and the development of tools driven by each team provides timely and requested capabilities to cyber forces. Additionally, the …

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Planet Financial Group, LLC, Subsidiaries Increase Portfolio in Q1 2022

MERIDEN, Conn., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Planet Financial Group, LLCparent company of the national mortgage lender and manager Planet Home Lending, LLC and Planet Management Group, LLCcontinued to expand its service portfolio as interest rates rose and prepayment terms shortened, ending the first quarter at $54.23 billion. The company …

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Hevi Levi: This next-gen music professional is a shrewd DJ, electronic dance music producer, and so on!

The entertainment and music industry has been one of the most creative fields for ages. It takes a significant level of creativity and innovation to produce entertaining music. The current golden age of the generation has been blessed with huge loads of talents, skills, and expertise. They consistently raised the …

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US plan to decouple tech from China lacks strategy

According to a new article by Jon Bateman of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) think tank. “The United States cannot afford to become embroiled in technological decoupling, one of the most important global trends of the early 21st century,” wrote Bateman, a former senior intelligence analyst, policy adviser …

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Bollywood is under serious threat from Bharatiya cinema – and that’s good news-Opinion News, Firstpost

The success of ‘Pushpa: The Rise’, ‘RRR’ and ‘KGF2’ in 2022 brought about a paradigm shift in the Bharat film industry The democratization of the cinematic space is one of the most refreshing changes of recent times. Bollywood’s monopolization of cinematic space, mostly in the Hindi core, has been broken …

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Overestimating intelligence: the overestimating of the Russian armed forces

Organic Air Force teams, cutting-edge Silicon Valley startups, or large traditional defense contractors are not mutually exclusive. Each group brings different ideas, processes, and experiences to the spectrum of cyber issues, and the development of tools driven by each team provides timely and requested capabilities to cyber forces. Additionally, the …

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Toro y Moi shows his love for Filipino heritage on ‘Mahal’

Toro y Moi’s Chaz Bear hangs out at his studio in Oakland. Photo: Jessica Christian/The Chronicle After more than a decade hiding in the shadows, Chaz Bear is ready to let the world know who he is. On his latest album as Toro y Moi — the most recognizable of …

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ORGENESIS INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8 -K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 21, 2022, Orgenesis Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “we”, “us” or the “Company”) has entered into a convertible loan agreement (the “Convertible Loan Agreement”) with Yehuda Nir (the “Lender” and, together with the Company, the “Parties”), pursuant to which the …

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Old plate seized from an unauthorized excavator

TEHRAN — Iranian police have recovered an ancient clay slab from an unauthorized excavator in Neyshabur, northeast Iran. Police seized the object from the suspect’s home after learning he was digging illegally, CHTN reported Sunday. In this regard, the police arrested and handed over the suspect to the judicial system …

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Building Lenj boats recognized as craft estate

TEHRAN – The traditional craftsmanship of Lenj boat building has been recognized as an independent handicraft estate, a local official said on Sunday. From now on, all those engaged in Lenj boat making benefit from all the services and facilities provided to other craftsmen, said Leila Rahimi. Iranian Lenj vessels …

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Photo 2022 emphasizes humanity and crossing borders

You’ve probably seen the performance and visual art duo known as the Huxleys; their penchant for glitter, wild costumes and disco balls make them hard to miss. In one of their pieces “Bloodlines” for the Photo 2022 international photo festival – to be released at the Center for Contemporary Photography …

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How the Indian subcontinent discovered and appropriated the Persian khagina

On a chilly evening, we sat in the courtyard of my great-uncle’s house in Raniganj, listening to stories of life around the collieries, while plump brinjals and succulent tomatoes sat on the glowing embers of a clay oven in the corner. As the skins of the vegetables wrinkled and charred, …

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For Panah Panahi, being the son of an Iranian author was not really useful

Iranian director Panah Panahi is the son of embattled author Jafar Panahi, banned since 2010 by the Islamic theocracy from making films. But for the young filmmaker, it was the heartbreak of being away from his only brother – as well as the collective disillusionment of his compatriots – that …

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Millions of homebuyers have warned of risky loans that could mean you’ll never own a home

PURCHASING a home is one of the biggest purchases you can make. Saving money during the process is ideal and avoiding a risky loan will help. 1 Risky lending options will most likely lead to foreclosures and low property values Most Americans typically use a mortgage, a loan, or an …

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Where to Find Biryani Styles from Persian to Kongu in Chennai

Biryani pots are always in demand in Chennai any day of the week. But during the countdown to Eid, rush hour might be a bit of an understatement for lunchtime. Ironically, this celebratory dish – a festival season staple and usually the quickest to disappear at a wedding buffet – …

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3 new audiobooks to listen to now

At some point, a very long time ago, our ancestors discovered that they had the free time and the intellectual ability to tell stories. These stories may have started out as mere entertainment or as an attempt to explain the unexplainable, but over time they grew in complexity. Soon our …

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Saudi International Quran Contest Ends as Iranian Qari Finishes 4th

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Quran and Adhan of the Smell of Speech (Otr Elkalam) competition has ended in Saudi Arabia and Iranian Qari Seyed Jassem Mousavi finished in fourth place. Mustafa Maghrebi of Morocco took the title while Muhammad Ayub Asef of Great Britain and Muhammad Mujahid of Bahrain followed. …

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PERRIGO CO PLC: entering into a material definitive agreement, termination of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a registrant, other events, statements financials and exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. As stated earlier, on March 8, 2018, Perrigo Company plca public limited company organized under the laws of Ireland (the “Company”), and Perrigo Finance Unlimiteda public limited company governed by the laws of Ireland and a wholly owned financial subsidiary of the …

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For a black man hired to undo a Confederate legacy, it hasn’t been easy

Mr Henry called the investigation ‘ridiculous’ and added: ‘There was nothing nefarious going on’. Asked to comment on the dispute, Ms Gray, who lost to Mr Stoney in the 2020 Richmond mayoral election, said only that the removal works ‘should have cost a lot less than they did fact”. With …

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Lebanese President meets Lebanon’s envoy to Saudi Arabia ahead of his return

BEIRUT: A sudden upheaval in the exchange rate in Lebanon has angered citizens ahead of the legislative elections. Economist Louis Hobeika said the turmoil should motivate people to “vote for change and not re-elect those in power”. He told Arab News that the ruling parties had plenty of time to …

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ALPINE INCOME PROPERTY TRUST, INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01. Conclusion of a significant definitive agreement. The information set forth in Section 2.03 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Section 1.01. Section 2.03. Creation of a direct financial obligation or an obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a registrant. As …

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The mirror has many faces

Rabbiya Ilyas, 26, knows how to get noticed through his art. Born and raised in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan (and currently based in Lahore), the young artist unabashedly brings taboo subjects to the fore through a Persian art form known as aina kari (mirror mosaic). Having recently completed a …

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X Factor Rhydian Roberts’ transformation and heartbreaking life 15 years after the ITV show

Rhydian Roberts is one of the most famous X Factor contestants. The baritone singer shot to fame in 2007 on season 4 of the popular ITV show. Rhydian’s unique style and distinctive platinum blonde look captivated the judges as he sailed to the live shows when mentored by Dannii Minogue. …

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MEPs hail Iran’s negotiating team in Vienna

TEHRAN — A number of senior Iranian lawmakers have praised Iran’s negotiating team in Vienna for its groundbreaking approach to the West. Mohammad Javad Karimi Ghoddousi, a member of Iran’s parliament’s national security and foreign policy committee, said Iran’s negotiating team had shown a toughness rarely seen against the West. …

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INFINITE GROUP INC: Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. Talos Loan On April 12, 2022, Infinite Group, Inc. (the “Company”), as borrower, has entered into a financing agreement (the “Loan”) with Talos Victory Fund, LLC (the “Lender”), a Delaware Limited partnership. In exchange for a promissory note, the lender agreed to …

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Once-lost Iranian film ‘Chess of the Wind’ lands at Lilley

Those who entered the March 2 screening of the legendary 1976 Iranian film “Chess of the Wind” at the John & Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art were surprised to see traditional seating replaced by an ornate arrangement of Persian rugs and pillows . Rachel Jackson/Nevada Sagebrush.Students are delighted to play …

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How Skylight Became One of LA’s Most Beloved Bookstores

This story is part of Lit City, our comprehensive guide to the literary geography of Los Angeles. Rows of Indian laurel fig trees line the streets of Los Feliz village, home to a historic cluster of cafes, bars, restaurants, local clothing shops and a flagship bookstore. Wedged between a neighborhood …

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Hackers Attack Elephant Money, Steal Over $11 Million

Elephant Money, the DeFi protocol behind the ELEPHANT token, said hackers stole $11.2 million from Binance Coin, according to a report. The company reportedly faced an “automated attack” on its cash. In a medium post, the company’s founder said he was tackling the problem in partnership with CertiK, a blockchain …

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How data-driven insights improve profitability, productivity and efficiency

With rising interest rates, falling refis and a significant decrease in purchase volume caused by low inventory, mortgage lenders are looking for smart solutions to combat margin squeezes in 2022 and beyond. HousingWire recently spoke with Maylin Casanueva, President of Teraverde, about the importance of data-driven decision-making and the power …

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Nasher Prize Gala’s Glorious Return to Dallas’ Arts District

Jhe art world is just cool. Example: the recent Nasher Award weekend of programming, which culminated with a gala in evening dress in the Museum’s sculpture garden. Esteemed guests came from around the world to participate in the scholarly discussions that are part of the ongoing Nasher Prize dialogues at …

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Armin Alavi the young Iranian musical artist

Full name Armin Alavi (Seyed Armin Alavi lavasani) was born on October 24, 2000 in Tehran, Iran. He is now 21 years old and is one of the best composers and singers in Iran. He lives in Iran-Tehran. Armin Alavi published very beautiful works in music, whose works are found …

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Durham University asks professors to consider the race of mathematicians before trusting their work – JONATHAN TURLEY

We previously discussed the view of the University of Rhode Island and graduate director of history Erik Loomis that “science, statistics, and technology are all inherently racist.” Others agreed with this view, including denouncing math as racist or a “tool of whiteness”. Now, as part of its “decolonization” efforts, Durham …

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Milan Unfair presents works by Iranian artists

TEHRAN — Works by six Iranian artists were featured at Unfair, an international art exhibition held at Superstudio Maxi in Milan, Italy, from April 7-10. Nian Gallery located in Tehran sent works by Siamak Azmi, Vahid Hosseinpur, Maryam Razavi, Amir-Hossein Dezfuli, Tabit Aram and Maryam Tabatabai to the art fair. …

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Reactify’s The Block LA Closes Out NFT LA Week With Vortex

Los Angeles, California, April 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The LA block became the premier springboard for cutting-edge Web3 technology and art, as it hosted the perfect closing event for NFT LA week at the legendary James Goldstein Mansion. The event was created and produced by Reactivitythe visionary collective enterprise …

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The GCP fund offers multi-family construction loans ranging from $1,000,000 to $100,000,000

New York, NY, April 09, 2022 — (PR.com) — Real estate investors and developers are struggling to access multifamily construction projects as many commercial banks won’t even consider lending for these types of construction jobs. GCP Fund is one of the few lenders working with multi-family residential properties and providing …

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Clift: act of resistance through art | Perspective

Goya did this in 1814 with his powerful painting “Third of May” which depicts the horror of war in the face of a dejected screaming soldier. Picasso did it too in his iconic 1937 painting “Guernica,” a stunning indictment of the suffering of innocent people during the Spanish Civil War. …

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8th Int. Conference on Rumi and Shams-i Tabrizi scheduled for September 29 and 30

TEHRAN — The 8th International Conference on Rumi and Shams-i Tabrizi will be held on September 29-30, organizers announced on Thursday. The city council and municipality of Khoy in West Azerbaijan province hold the conference annually in the city, home to Shams’ tomb, with contributions from Iran’s National Commission for …

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Benefits of Paying Student Loans Every Two Weeks

When it comes to paying off a student loan, most borrowers opt for the simpler option: regular monthly installments, often withdrawn automatically from a bank account. However, you are not limited to the standard payment schedule. If you choose to pay off your student loans every two weeks instead of …

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[In-depth] Thinking of buying a used car? Steps to apply for a loan

Easy access to loans and fast payouts make used cars popular. The pandemic has also caused a surge in demand for personal vehicles as people prefer to have their vehicle over public transport to ward off potential health risks. Buy one used car also makes sense for first-time buyers as …

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Plagiarism case continues against ‘A Hero’ director Asghar Farhadi

Director Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian filmmaker behind the Oscar-winning films ‘A Separation’ and ‘The Salesman’, remains embroiled in a plagiarism lawsuit over his latest film. “A Hero” (“Ghahreman”), which won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival last year and was Iran’s international feature at the Oscars this year, …

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Configuring security – Egypt – Al-Ahram Weekly

Later this spring, the UAE is set to host a new series of meetings on regional security cooperation under the Mechanism for Security and Cooperation in the Middle East (MESAC) initiative. MESAC meetings are sponsored by the Institute for Islamic Strategic Affairs, a UK-based, Gulf-funded non-profit organization whose stated mandate …

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Why this man has been living in an airport for 14 years

Tom Hanks gave moviegoers a glimpse into the difficulties of lying down in an airport in the 2004 film The terminal. However, a man has decided that living in an airport is much easier than living at home with his family. Wei Jianguo, who is in his 60s, is said …

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HDFC Bank HDFC to merge in $40 billion deal to create credit giant

(Eds: Adds details) Mumbai, April 4 (PTI) India’s most valuable lender, HDFC Bank, on Monday agreed to take over the country’s largest mortgage lender in a $40 billion deal, creating a titan of financial services in the largest transaction in the nation’s corporate history. Once the deal takes effect, HDFC …

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Inside Darius Danesh’s Life After Pop Idol Fame

DARIUS Danesh became a household name after rising to fame following his success on Pop Idol in 2001. This year marks the competition show’s 20th anniversary, and to celebrate, ITV is bringing back a unique reunion special. 4 He came third in Pop Idol in 2002Credit: PA: Press Association 4 …

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World Cup 2022: is Qatar advancing in its best light?

The right to a free press is revered and protected in Lebanon. Constitutional freedom of expression in Lebanon is guaranteed by Article 13, which states that all forms of expression are protected “within the limits imposed by law”. For many people, the hardest path to freedom is not the path …

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Study sheds new light on ancient cemetery in southeast Iran

TEHRAN – A study by a team of Iranian archaeologists has revealed new clues about the ancient Damb-Kuh cemetery in Makran region of Sistan-Balochistan province. Entitled “Architecture of burials in the 3rd century BC. say Saturday. There are many cultural similarities between these three regions, especially in the third millennium …

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A list of books for teenagers who refuse to be told what they can’t read | KCUR 89.3

For more stories like this, subscribe to Real Humans on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you get podcasts. Toni Morrison once called the practice of banning books a “purist, yet elementary type of censorship designed to appease adults rather than educate children”. Morrison was opposing a proposed “Huckleberry Finn” …

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84% increase in tourist visits to Kermanshah sites during Noruz

TEHRAN – Visits by Noruz travelers to historical sites in the western province of Kermanshah increased by 84 percent during the Iranian New Year holiday (started on March 21) compared to the same period three years earlier, announced the deputy chief of tourism of the province. Nearly 173,000 travelers visited …

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Beware the resurgence of Russophobia | Russia–Ukraine War

“Vladimir Putin loves Fyodor Dostoyevsky,” I read in an article recently. “A careful reading of the legendary author’s texts reveals that the feeling could have been mutual.” Shortly after, I also read that in Italy a university had canceled a literature course on Dostoyevsky regarding the Ukrainian crisis. If the …

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Find my community around the sofreh of Sizdah Bedar

For many Brits, the humble picnic is something we enjoy but don’t think too deeply about. It’s an activity for soaking up the sun — sipping tinnies, eating olives and crisps — with bonus points if you settle somewhere with a great view. Recently though, I’ve been thinking about why …

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What is employer student loan repayment?

There are many different programs to help student borrowers pay off debt faster, but aside from student loan forgiveness programs, student loan repayment assistance programs can be the most effective. These programs, offered by government agencies and private employers, can provide hundreds or even thousands of dollars in assistance to …

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What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (April 1-7)

WHAT’S GOING ON? Here’s a small sample of events in the area that you might want to check out in the coming days. Visit the venues’ websites to learn more about current COVID-19 safety measures. Local composer Heidi Breyer will perform selections from her new work on Sunday, April 3 …

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Bridgetown organizes a musical evening

Corey Brunish (left) and Chris Coleman: One for the money, two for the show. When the theater world finally fully wakes up from its long Covid nap, it will kick up its heels. And places like Portland Bridgetown Conservatory of Musical Theater will be ready to provide the song and …

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