That tour’s proceeds went to benefit underprivileged children, says Charlie Pignone of Frank Sinatra Enterprises in an email to NPR. “The 1962 international tour was special for various reasons,” Pignone says, “but mainly for the money Frank Sinatra raised over one million dollars for children’s charities in each country he performed in. Sinatra paid all the expenses so 100% of the proceeds would go directly to the children.”.
Now, the number is even more eye popping: between $3 billion and $4 billion, according to reports. There is no precedent for that kind of valuation. At its peak, the photo sharing service Instagram was valued at $1 billion; Facebook actually bought it for about $715 million.
That shouldn’t be a problem after several congressmen passed, but Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick could be a tougher than expected rival. She has managed to win two tough congressional races in red districts (after losing in 2010), and even Republicans admit she shouldn’t be underestimated any longer.
Lauge Jensen, the Danish maker of hand built motorcycles, unveiled the Fisker designed Viking Concept at the Top Marques show in Monaco on 17 April. It a sleek cruiser with one sweeping curve from tank to tail. Its 1.8 litre V twin engine, made by US based S Cycle, can take the bike up to 130 mph on its 100 horses, but has been fine tuned to meet the new stricter Euro IV emissions regulations.
Para, whose warm smile peeks out from under a blond bob, learned the art of pierogi making from her mother in her native Poland. Yet she hadn’t planned to capitalize on those talents when she arrived in Baltimore in 1985 at age 32. Para got a job running a stand at Broadway Market selling dairy products from a local farm.
In general, it would be great to have just a bit more hover text or explanations for UI. It took me a little while to realize that the yellow bar along the character icons measured ammo reserves for dropped weapons, and that when it was empty, the weapon is discarded. Also, I still haven figured out what the yellow bars along the top of the screen measure.
Keith Ellison (D Minn.), a progressive congressman who told The Huffington Post last week that he would reinstate President Barack Obama’s ban on lobbyist contributions to the Democratic National Committee, if elected as its next chairman. Harrison opposes such a ban, and generally believes lobbyists are getting a bad rap. In an interview with HuffPost, he was unapologetic about his career choices..