The differences of doing business, fighting for gender equality, living away from family...Viсtoria Duben speaks about the ups and downs of life as a Russian woman in America. I first arrived in the U.S. when I was 19-years-old through the Work & Travel program. Most of all, I was surprised by the sensible carelessness and unbelievable inner freedom of the locals. Born in the USSR, we were taught to strive for praise, but also to keep our heads down. If something was done wrong, we were blamed. I can’t even imagine what people would think about me in Russia if I were to lay on a bench in the park for three hours. Here, in the United States, no one pays any attention. In my head, everything began to break down and I had a change of life views. I understood that I want to live this way. My ambitions drove me to move to America. In Russia I founded a company called Viewst. It’s a cloud platform for small and medium businesses that enables them to use best creative … [Read more...] about ‘In the U.S. I understand feminists’: How IT company CEO Viсtoria moved to NYC
Two young sisters whose bodies were found on the banks of the Hudson River bound together with tape are believed to have jumped in rather than return to Saudi Arabia. Sixteen-year-old Tala Farea and Rotana Farea, 23, likely "entered the water alive" in a suspected suicide pact, according to New York City police department's chief of detectives Dermot Shea.The pair, whose bodies were discovered by a passerby on 24 October, had been living in Virginia.Mr Shea told a news conference: "At this point in time we have no credible information that any crime took place in New York City, but it is under investigation."He said sources in Virginia had told investigators that the women "would rather inflict harm on themselves" than return to Saudi Arabia.Witness testimonies, video evidence and the eldest sister's credit card records for food, hotel and travel were used to conclude there was likely no foul play involved.The sisters had last been seen by their family in Virginia on 30 November 2017. … [Read more...] about Sisters bound together by tape ‘jumped into river to avoid return to Saudi Arabia’
ACTOR Alec Baldwin has denied punching a man in the face over a parking spot in Manhattan after being charged with assault. The 60-year-old has spoken out hours after he was taken into the New York Police Department's 6th Precinct near his Greenwich Village home. Taking to Twitter he said: 'Normally, I would not comment on something as egregiously misstated as today’s story. “However, the assertion that I punched anyone over a parking spot is false.I wanted to go on the record stating as much. “I realize that it has become a sport to tag people w as many negative charges and defaming allegations as possible for the purposes of click bait entertainment. “Fortunately, no matter how reverberating the echos, it doesn’t make the statements true.” One hour later he tweeted again, adding: "Negative charges and defaming allegations as possible for the purposes of clickbait entertainment. "Fortunately, no matter how reverberating the echos, it doesn’t … [Read more...] about Alec Baldwin denies punching driver over parking space as actor charged with assault in New York
DANIEL CORMIER takes on Derrick 'The Beast' Lewis in the early hours of Sunday morning hell bent on retaining his UFC heavyweight title. The US American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler is champion of both the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. Cormier, 39, has amazingly won a world championship belt in every promotion for which he has fought and is considered to be one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. The New Orleans Saints fan tops the bill at UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.Is Daniel Cormier married? Cormier and fiancee Salina were wed in June 2017. They have a son, Daniel Jr., who trains in amateur wrestling at AKA, where Daniel Sr. is the assistant coach. HEADLINE BOUT UFC 230 - Cormier vs Lewis: TV channel, live stream, start-time and full card BEASTY BOY What is Derrick Lewis's net worth - how long did the UFC star serve in prison? DOUBLE UP Khabib offers Mayweather … [Read more...] about Who is Daniel Cormier? What fights does UFC heavyweight king have on the horizon?
HEAVYWEIGHT champion Derrick Lewis takes on light heavyweight/heavyweight ‘double champ’ Daniel Cormier in the early hours of Sunday morning. It's the main event at UFC 230's Madison Square Garden arena in the heart of New York. Lewis, 33, known as the 'Black Beast,' is riding a three-fight win streak, with KO’s over Marcin Tybura and Alexander Volkov sandwiching a decision over Francis Ngannou.What is Derrick Lewis's net worth? The 'Black Beast' is thought to be worth around £2.46million, excluding what is presumably a huge fee for taking this weekend's showdown with Daniel Cormier at short notice. Is Lewis married? Yes. Lewis and long-time girlfriend April Davis wed in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 17, 2017. They have three children, two boys aged four and five year, and a 13-year-old daughter. Tell me, how long did Lewis spend in prison? After high school, Lewis was charged with aggravated assault and placed on probation. But after two years while … [Read more...] about What is Derrick Lewis’s net worth, and how long did the UFC star serve in prison?