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New head of school appointed at prestigious boarding school

Alixe Callen has been appointed the first woman Head of School, and the twelfth in the history of St. George’s, the elite Episcopalian private school in Rhode Island. She will assume her position of responsibility on July 1, 2017.

IGY Marinas Now In South Florida – Miami Beach

There is a wave of new news hitting the shores of One Island Park in Miami – IGY Marinas has expanded its presence into Miami Beach’s Terminal Island, which has created much excitement within the city and yachting community, as the awarding-winning service that IGY is known for is now available to the South Florida market.

Marina Plans to Expand Its Services to One Island Park

The management of IGY Marinas, including Founder and Chairman Andrew Farkas is optimistic that Miami will be the new location for crew, owners and captains of super yachts. The marina is not subjected to the provisions of Captain of the Port (COTP) zone regulations. This rule allows yachts within South Florida waters to dock and depart at will. Considering that it is adjacent to the U.S. Coast Guard Station, One Island Park-Miami Beach is secure.

Facebook now flags fake news

After taking heat for months in the run up to the presidential elections, Facebook has been cracking down on fake news spreading through its social network. The company recently began using third-party fact-checkers and gave its users the ability to manually report fake news posts. Late last week, the company announced that it will soon

Great Islamic Charity Organizations

Participating in charity is a significant cornerstone of the Islamic faith. Several of its teachings emphasize the need to share with the less fortunate in the society. According to the Quran, giving should be done in prosperity or adversity without fear, and a sincere act of giving shall bring abundant reward to the giver. It

How To Decide To Use An Executive Recruiter In Washington DC

This article explains how Nels Olson and other executive recruiters offer services that will vet, interview and hire executives in the nation’s capital.

IGY Marinas to Manage National Harbor Marina

IGY Marinas is adding another fantastic location to their growing collection of harbors with the National Harbor Marina accessing Washington DC. IGY Marinas, under leadership of Chairman Andrew Farkas, already expertly manages 10 of the most popular marinas in the world, including Coba San Lucas, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Turks and Caicos, Panama, Santa Marta, St. Petersberg, The Hamptons, New York Harbor, and now, National Marina.

The 48th Annual Meridian Ball Shines Bright

The event is co-chaired by United Arab Emirates Ambassador, http://www.rand.org/events/2016/06/01.html Yousef Al Otaiba and Panama Ambassador Emanuel Gonzalez-Revilla. Their elegant and beautiful wives Abeer Al Otaiba and Luciana Gonzalez-Revilla attended with them.

How The iPhone Transformed The Way We Interact With The World

“What we want to do is make a leapfrog product that is way smarter than any mobile device has ever been and super easy to use,” Jobs said, claiming that Apple’s smartphone technology surpassed that of competing brands by five years.

NYU Abu Dhabi Produces 6 Rhodes Scholars in 2016

This fact was not lost on the keynote speaker at this year’s commencement ceremony, speaking of the pride he took in the number of Rhodes Scholars produced by NYUAD, Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the USA, stated, “When I look ahead in the region, I see more Rhodes scholars and fewer terrorist recruits, more Mars missions and fewer ballistic missiles, more women leaders and fewer Jihadi Janes, more online start-ups and fewer extremist websites. An Islam of peace and inclusion, not of extremes. In the UAE, this is our way forward”.