RANGERS are again at breaking point, teetering on the brink of a financial precipice and weighing up an offer from American businessmen Robert Sarver that would usher in a new era at Ibrox. The Phoenix Suns owner tabled an offer this morning of a £6.5million loan, to be paid immediately, but riding on a further £20m investment that would hand him control of the club. Statements have been made to the London Stock Exchange and in recent days the Three Bears fan faction has continued to work on their bid behind the scenes while Newcastle United chief Mike Ashley has tightened what was already an iron grip on the Rangers boardroom. How will it play out in the next 48 hours, with the club desperately needing cash to keep the lights on? We ask Record Sport’s Keith Jackson, the one journalist who has been at the heart of the story since day one, the key questions. What is the state of play after today’s Stock Exchange statements? KJ: As it stands just now the board, … [Read more...] about Keith Jackson answers the key questions on the boardroom battle at Ibrox
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Matthew Frankel The Motley Fool Published 12:04 p.m. UTC Jun 2, 2018 Of Americans age 50 or older, 47% failed to pass a five-question Social Security quiz, according to a recent MassMutual survey. While this is somewhat better than a previous survey by the same company three years ago that found a 62% failure rate, this is still alarming. After all, Social Security is the largest retirement program in the U.S., covering the vast majority of senior citizens. Here's the quiz, followed by the correct answers and explanations behind each one. The quiz Let's take a look at the five-question quiz that just over half of Americans age 50 or older could pass, which is defined as scoring above 60%. See how many you can get correct, before scrolling down to the answers below. All five questions are true/false: Under current Social Security law, my benefits will not be reduced if I claim them at age 65. My spouse is eligible to receive Social Security retirement benefits, even if he or she … [Read more...] about 47% of American pre-retirees failed this basic Social Security quiz. Can you pass it?
Press play to listen to this article By JACK BLANCHARD Send tips here | Subscribe for free | View in your browser Good Friday morning. QUIZ NIGHT: Downing Street staffers left their Brexit woes behind last night and gathered in No. 10 for the raucous annual pub quiz. Apparently senior officials acted as the quizmasters on a round-by-round basis, with Theresa May’s chief of staff Gavin Barwell, director of policy James Marshall, official spokesman James Slack and outgoing Cabinet enforcer Sue Gray among those taking a turn. The winners were the political unit team — “Reservoir SpAds” — led by May’s political director Alex Dawson. Playbook assumes there will be plenty of sore heads in No. 10 today. DRIVING THE DAY DIVIDE AND CONQUER: Theresa May has made her big play to break the Cabinet deadlock over customs, via an unexpected game of ministerial divide and rule. With the Brexit clock ticking and no sign of a breakthrough, the PM has split … [Read more...] about POLITICO London Playbook: Downing Street quiz night — Brexit divide and conquer — Jez has ships for brains
Chester FC fans will get the chance quiz the decision makers at the club when the City Fans United (CFU) board host their monthly members meeting tonight. A good turnout is expected for this evening's meeting at St Theresa's Social Club in Blacon (7.30pm start) given the current situation surrounding the crisis-hit Blues. The last planned meeting was postponed owing to it being 'close to Easter' and tonight will be the first time the CFU board have faced fans since the resignations that rocked the football club at the start of April and the sacking of Marcus Bignot as Chester manager last week. Since the last CFU meeting Simon Olorenshaw resigned as chairman while director Mark Howell also stepped down and advisor Neil Young, a three-time title winner with the Blues, also stepped away. David Harrington-Wright has since been named as chairman of the football club. Last week board members Harrington-Wright, Laurence Kirby, Jeff Banks and Calvin Hughes, along with secretary Marion … [Read more...] about Good turnout expected as fans set to quiz Chester FC board
Local residents, businesses and community groups are being invited to test their knowledge at the Mayor’s Charity Table Quiz. The friendly competition, due to take place at Lagan Valley Island on Thursday, April 12 from 7.30pm, will raise funds for the Mayor’s charities - Habitat for Humanity NI and The Corrymeela Community. Inviting people to attend the event, Mayor Tim Morrow said: “A charity table quiz is a popular mayoral fundraising activity and I am delighted that local, well-known quizmasters Mr George McCartney and Mr Michael Rickard will be asking the brainteasers on the night. These two gentlemen always have a variety of ways to engage the teams to the financial benefit of the Mayoral charities.“I hope that table quiz enthusiasts will come along and join me for an enjoyable brain teasing evening while raising funds for Habitat for Humanity NI and The Corrymeela Community. “The participants’ knowledge will be tested over a number of rounds … [Read more...] about Test your knowledge at Mayor’s table quiz