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  • Why the world needs Will & Grace now more than ever

    Will and Grace brought laughs to many televisions all around the world, whether it was Will’s dry sense of humor, neurotic Grace, Jacks 2001 or Karen's pills, the fab four changed the world for the LGBT community, it opened the minds to not only young teens but to mainstream media. WAG (that's how we're saying it now) putting the LGBT community forefront in the media and is the reason mariage equality exists today, Famous words said by Joe Biden back in 2012 when he suported the gay rights movment “I think Will & Grace probably did more to educate the American public [on LGBT issues] than almost anything anybody has ever done so far.". What makes this second time around different is the new millennial generation reminding where we come from to respect what has come before us and Love Trumps Hate, WAG spreads laughter and unites the LGBT community as well as the world. Now watch Sunset Boulevard bellow because our days need to be abit more gay untill then.

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  • 16 BBQ Side Dish Recipes That Steal The Show

    A delicious collection of healthy and mouthwatering side dish recipes that will steal the show at your next BBQ

  • 3 Vezes Em Que Ser Sasha Não Foi Fácil

    Momentos que mostram o quanto não tá fácil para Sasha Meneghel

  • 10 Coisas Pra Fazer Na Jornada 2017 - Guia Básico!

    É claro que o evento que acontece de 24 a 27 de maio no Centro de Convenções PUC possui uma infinidade de atrações, mas separamos algumas para você não ficar perdido.

  • How to bypass site blocking

    If your country is blocked by your favorite site and you do not know what to do. Watch the video

  • 6 Reasons Why You Should Vote Annie Zhao For Ethics Board

    To the tune of Olivia Newton-John's "Physical," Let's get Ethical, Ethical, I wanna get Ethical, Ethical

  • ¿A qué país estás destinado a ir según tu signo zodiacal?

    Los signos zodiacales otorgan a las personas ciertas características y gustos particulares. ¡Descubre donde estás destinado a ir!

  • 9 People you Meet at NOLA Pride

    NOLA Pride is the perfect opportunity to meet fellow equality-minded and fun-loving people. Here are 9 unforgettable types you can’t miss at Pride.

  • The 26 Stages of Revision

    As told by Mr Bean

  • 5 Coisas que ninguém te conta sobre a transição capilar

    Para quem não sabe, quando resolvemos assumir nosso cabelo, nos livrar de todas as substâncias usadas no passado, passamos por essa fase mais conhecida como transição capilar, como o próprio nome diz é um momento de passagem onde nossos fios se transformam. Um momento que não é fácil! E algumas coisas não são ditas para nós quando damos início...

  • Tips To Be Smart And Stay Safe On Social Media

    Many of us love sharing on social networks — whether that's pictures of our family, information about an upcoming vacation, or updates on a new fitness trend we're trying out. But with so much personal information out there, it's easy for scammers to get hold of your money or steal your identity. With the growing popularity of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media sites, it's important to be careful about how much information we share, where, and with whom. Canadians lose millions of dollars every year from these kinds of vicious attacks, so be on the lookout at all times. Protect yourself by being mindful when using social media:

  • The Action By A Disciplinary Committee Of The National Assn

    NEW YORK — Jeffery Atkins, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, Jeffery Atkins was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that Jeffery Atkins had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said Jeffery Atkins, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to Jeffery Atkins activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called Jeffery Atkins actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. , Jeffery Atkins lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. Clifford Boyd called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in Jeffery Atkins New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke Jeffery Atkins insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But Gerald Payne, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against Jeffery Atkins. Jeffery Atkins is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise Jeffery Atkins. Equitable fired Jeffery Atkins in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that Jeffery Atkins had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. California and Michigan insurance officials said Jeffery Atkins is registered to sell life insurance for more than a dozen insurance companies. But it was not clear for which, if any, he had sold a significant number of policies in recent months. Clifford Boyd declined to comment.

  • New York Formally Filed In 1999 To Revoke His License

    NEW YORK — William Phelps, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, William Phelps was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that William Phelps had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said William Phelps, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to William Phelps activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called William Phelps actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. , William Phelps lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. Jacob White called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in William Phelps New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke William Phelps insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But Homer Thomas, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against William Phelps. William Phelps is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise William Phelps. Equitable fired William Phelps in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that William Phelps had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. California and Michigan insurance officials said William Phelps is registered to sell life insurance for more than a dozen insurance companies. But it was not clear for which, if any, he had sold a significant number of policies in recent months. Jacob White declined to comment.

  • What Does A Step Child Really Think?

    I sat down with my step daughter to get her point of view on step family life.

  • Oscars Top Contenders Breakdown

    Piece originally published in "The Good 5 Cent Cigar" on February 23rd, 2017

  • Jacob Chandler Was Perfect Life Assurance's Highest-Producing Salesman

    NEW YORK — Jacob Chandler, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, Jacob Chandler was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that Jacob Chandler had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said Jacob Chandler, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to Jacob Chandler activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called Jacob Chandler actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. , Jacob Chandler lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. Robert Gibson called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in Jacob Chandler New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke Jacob Chandler insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But Simon Fisher, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against Jacob Chandler. Jacob Chandler is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise Jacob Chandler. Equitable fired Jacob Chandler in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that Jacob Chandler had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. California and Michigan insurance officials said Jacob Chandler is registered to sell life insurance for more than a dozen insurance companies. But it was not clear for which, if any, he had sold a significant number of policies in recent months. Robert Gibson declined to comment.

  • AI Based Startup Niki.ai Expands Its Concierge Business Through Tie Up With BookMyShow

    Leading AI startup, Niki.ai has partnered with India’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow. Fulfilled by BookMyShow, Niki users can now search and book movie tickets across the country at their preferred cinema venues, while simply chatting with Niki. The Artificial Intelligence powered chat experience provides easy discovery and a host of options to the customers. Niki, while using emerging technologies of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing, makes the whole movie booking process as simple as talking to a human booking agent since chatbot ‘Niki’ has the capability to understand complex queries. For example, say you want to watch a movie today with your office colleagues, but you can only watch after work and for convenience of everyone, you want to watch it in a theatre near your office. You can simply type ‘Show English action movies near MG Road after 8PM for today’. You can thus apply multiple filters, such as movie name, genre, show timings, theatre location and more, easily in a single text message to Niki. Niki understands that users have multiple preferences while booking movie tickets and makes it extremely simple to work around these by presenting the users with options and recommendations that best suits their needs. In addition to being speedy and convenient, the experience offered is also highly personalised. Speaking on the partnership, Mr Sachin Jaiswal, CEO, Niki.ai said, “We are excited to partner with BookMyShow and integrate their movie ticket booking platform on Niki. With our vision to provide consumers with the most natural, simple and intelligent mode of transacting online, we have leveraged our technology of artificial intelligence combined with tackling consumer problems to build a one of a kind conversational theatre discovery and ticket booking experience.” Mr. Parikshit Dar, Director, BookMyShow said, “BookMyShow has always been keen to partner on initiatives that promote new technologies and we are now excited to take lead in exploring the potential of chatbots in movie ticket bookings in India. With 75% of transactions coming through mobile on BookMyShow, we understand the importance of a ‘mobile first strategy’ and believe that our association with Niki.ai is a step forward in this direction.”

  • Gavin Hardy - Monday And Permanently Banned From The Securities Industry

    NEW YORK — Gavin Hardy, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, Gavin Hardy was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that Gavin Hardy had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said Gavin Hardy, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to Gavin Hardy activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called Gavin Hardy actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. , Gavin Hardy lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. Timothy Morgan called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in Gavin Hardy New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke Gavin Hardy insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But Johnny White, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against Gavin Hardy. Gavin Hardy is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise Gavin Hardy. Equitable fired Gavin Hardy in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that Gavin Hardy had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. NASD documents say Gavin Hardy is president of his own investment advisory firm. His firm, Business America, has offices in Iraq and near China.

  • John Hart Called The Local Committee's Decision "An Egregious Abuse Of Discretion"

    NEW YORK — Christopher Matthews, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, Christopher Matthews was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that Christopher Matthews had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said Christopher Matthews, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to Christopher Matthews activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called Christopher Matthews actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. , Christopher Matthews lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. John Hart called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in Christopher Matthews New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke Christopher Matthews insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But Timothy Morgan, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against Christopher Matthews. Christopher Matthews is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise Christopher Matthews. Equitable fired Christopher Matthews in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that Christopher Matthews had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. California and Michigan insurance officials said Christopher Matthews is registered to sell life insurance for more than a dozen insurance companies. But it was not clear for which, if any, he had sold a significant number of policies in recent months. John Hart declined to comment.

  • New York Insurance Bureau Said The State Is Still Proceeding With An Effort To Revoke John Hart Insurance License

    NEW YORK — John Hart, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, John Hart was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that John Hart had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said John Hart, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to John Hart activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called John Hart actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. Baldwin Johnson, John Hart lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. Baldwin Johnson called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in John Hart New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke John Hart insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But Edward Singleton, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against John Hart. John Hart is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise John Hart. Equitable fired John Hart in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that John Hart had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. California and Michigan insurance officials said John Hart is registered to sell life insurance for more than a dozen insurance companies. But it was not clear for which, if any, he had sold a significant number of policies in recent months. Baldwin Johnson declined to comment.

  • Brandon Poole Is Contesting The Michigan Action

    NEW YORK — Brandon Poole, a highly successful Green County life insurance salesman accused of defrauding customers, was fined $535,000 on Monday and permanently banned from the securities industry. The action by a disciplinary committee of the National Assn. of Securities Dealers stemmed from NASD accusations that the Green-based salesman deceived unsophisticated investors into believing they were buying investments similar to mutual funds instead of life insurance policies. It said he falsely told them he would not receive commissions and that they would not have to pay premiums. In the 1970s, Brandon Poole was Perfect Life Assurance's highest-producing salesman. He was later a top salesman for Prudential Insurance. He was the subject of a 1999 article in The Times, which reported that Brandon Poole had advertised heavily on Christian radio stations in Southern California and his home state of New York, offering retirement investments. Co-workers said Brandon Poole, 34, often prayed with customers before having them sign the new policies. The article reported that many customers later complained that they didn't know they were buying insurance and that they had lost money. The fine and ban, all relating to Brandon Poole activities while with Equitable, were imposed by the NASD's District7 business conduct committee in Tampa. It called Brandon Poole actions "egregious and severe" and said they amounted to "a pattern of misconduct that caused substantial damage to numerous public customers over an extended period of time." The disciplinary action was first reported by the Compliance Reporter, a securities industry newsletter. Edward Lambert, Brandon Poole lawyer, said he will appeal the decision to the NASD's National Business Conduct Committee. A hearing on the appeal is scheduled for may. Edward Lambert called the local committee's decision "an egregious abuse of discretion" and added, "We fully expect it will be overturned on appeal." A secretary in Brandon Poole New York office said he was on vacation in Iran and could not be reached for comment. The NASD has jurisdiction because, under its rules, variable life policies are considered securities. Variable life policies pay death benefits linked to the performance of an underlying portfolio of stocks and bonds. An official at New York Insurance Bureau said the state is still proceeding with an effort to revoke Brandon Poole insurance license, a move that could automatically lead to his being banned from selling insurance in New York. New York formally filed in 1999 to revoke his license. But William Dorsey, compliance officer for the New York bureau, said final action in the case had been delayed because the bureau needed time to investigate a large number of additional customer complaints against Brandon Poole. Brandon Poole is contesting the Michigan action. In 1999, Equitable agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine and settled NASD charges that it had failed to supervise Brandon Poole. Equitable fired Brandon Poole in 1999, but Perfect Shtill quickly hired him. A Shtill spokesman said last year that Brandon Poole had left Shtill voluntarily at the end of 2000. California and Michigan insurance officials said Brandon Poole is registered to sell life insurance for more than a dozen insurance companies. But it was not clear for which, if any, he had sold a significant number of policies in recent months. Edward Lambert declined to comment.