Lori Borgman: Nailed it on the worry front
Our son is building a house. As his parents, we are pleased with this accomplishment, but it has also caused us sleepless nights and worry.Probably because we know our son. Or at least the kid he was growing up. He was the one who assembled things without reading directions, the one who selectively applied himself in high school and splatter painted a pair of shoes in college and tried to convince us it was art.Yep. That was the look we had, too. You do what you can.Today he is a registered architect. He’s worked on small projects, big projects and his company jets him all around to check on a...
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Trump was 'obsessed' with killing Osama bin Laden's son, security officials say
US President Donald Trump prioritised getting Osama bin Laden's son killed over figures deemed more of a threat to the US counter-terrorism officials, according to aNBC Newsreporton Sunday.The report revealed Trump's modus operandi, regarding perceived enemies to the country's security.Late last year, Trumpannouncedthe death of Hamza bin Laden, son and designated heir of notorious Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden.He stated the younger bin Laden was killed in a counter-terrorism operation involving along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.Some Al-Qaeda sympathisers stillbelievehim to be alive.Duri...
Shafee needs to prepare for son's wedding, Najib's trial postponed
Former premier Najib Abdul Razak’s RM2.28 billion 1MDB trial, which was scheduled for tomorrow and Friday, has been postponed to March 2.Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah had allowed the application by the accused's lead defence counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah this afternoon.Met later, DPP Ahmad Akram Gharib confirmed this.Earlier during Najib's separate RM42 million SRC International trial today, Shafee had informed Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali that the defence would seek a postponement of the RM2.28 billion 1MDB trial before Sequerah.Shafee said this is because his ...
Saudi family reunites with kidnapped son after 20 years
JEDDAH: A Saudi man who was kidnapped 20 years ago from the hospital he was born in has been reunited with his biological family after DNA tests matched with the parents, Al-Ekhbariya reported.Ali Al-Khanizi, father of Moussa Al-Khanizi, said that his son would finally get to have his first meal with his family either today or tomorrow, once all security procedures are complete.Al-Khanizi never gave up on finding his son, reviewing the security footage from the hospital he had been born in and abducted from three hours after he was born over and over, and offering big financial rewards for his...
Helena Christensen and Norman Reedus' son walks London Fashion Week runway
The 20-year-old was part of the Tommy Hilfiger show on Sunday (16Feb20), as his mum watched on with pride."Son taking a lil stroll in London...," she wrote on Instagram in a caption attached to images from the runway of Mingus, who she shares with actor Norman Reedus.Mingus wasn't the only young relative of a supermodel walking the show - Christy Turlington's nephew James Turlington also hit the runway. The pair was in good company at the Tommy Hilfiger show, with catwalk showstoppers Naomi Campbell, Alessandra Ambrosio and Winnie Harlow also strutting their stuff.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGa...
The ifs of our time
Assuming Buhari didn’t win election, only God knows how we would have been lectured on how easy it would have been for a General who was taught in Aldershot and Borden and his battle experiences. How the General would have used his War College knowledge to deal with terrorists more than any civilian president.Imagine if Buratai is not from Biu. People would have been here telling us how important it is having a son of the soil who has knowledge of the region and how easily he would have crushed the devastators since he wouldn’t succumb to any treachery to destroy his land. Now you have Buratai...
Nkanang: The departure of an inspirational teacher!
“The murky waters of politics?” This rhetorical question summed up Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang’s laconic response in 2013 to the information that there were plans for his son, Udom, to be appointed the Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government.A few years earlier he had undertaken the painful duty of the internment of his beloved wife and the void created by her departure was still palpable. Then came the concerning news that his son was about to take a dip in what he considered to be murky waters.Politics was not his forte, as a matter of fact he had grown to frown at it. Even more bothe...
Steven Spielberg's son makes movie debut in horror film Honeydew
Sawyer Spielberg, the moviemaker's youngest son, appears alongside Malin Barr and Barbara Kingsley in director Devereux Milburn's movie, which will be presented to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin, Germany next week (beg17Feb20).Milburn calls the film "a modern-day Hansel and Gretel story".Sawyer, 27, made a brief appearance in his dad's 2017 movie The Post and has also directed a video short, titled Breathe.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Dear Abby: Niece suspects elderly aunt is being isolated by her son
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have an elderly (90-plus) aunt who lives with her son in a town about four hours away. She corresponds by letter with us regularly, and we always write back. However, it has become apparent that she's not receiving our letters because she doesn't make any comments on any of the things we write to tell her about. We suspect that her son is withholding her mail because we have written to him in the past to express our displeasure about how he treats his mother's emotional and safety needs.In the last letter we received from her, she told us she expected to spend Chris...
Father rescues son after 10-year search
By Sun Ruisheng in Taiyuan and Zhao Yimeng in Beijing | China Daily | Updated: 2020-02-13 10:09Determined dad who refused to abandon hope of finding boy locates him following anonymous tipThis Spring Festival Liu Liqin finally got the chance to hand a red envelope stuffed with 3,000 yuan ($434) to his 12-year-old son who was abducted 10 years ago.Last month Liu, 40, and police rescued Liu Jingjun after the father spent a decade looking for the boy, along the way overcoming fraudsters, failures and financial problems.On a Sunday morning in April, 2010, 2-year-old Liu Jingjun was playing with hi...