FBI listed name on most-wanted list – Mistaken identity calmed in Qaeda case

CAIRO: An Egyptian with the same name as a long-sought senior Al-Qaeda leader was arrested yesterday in Cairo, but he denied any link to the terrorist network and said it was a case of mistaken identity. Two US  officials agreed. Mohammed Ibrahim Makkawi was arrested on his arrival at Cairo airport from Pakistan via Dubai and was taken for questioning, security and airport officials said. The FBI has listed that name on its most-wanted list as an alias for the senior Al-Qaeda leader Read more [...]

Lennon and McCartney homes given Grade II listed status

29 February 2012 Last updated at 15:59 GMT John Lennon lived in a 1930s semi-detached with his Aunt Mimi The childhood homes of John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney have been listed as Grade II buildings by English Heritage. Lennon's house - Mendips, on Menlove Avenue in Woolton, and McCartney's home on Forthlin Road in Allerton, are both in Liverpool. English Heritage said Read more [...]

Dexter Thomas and Corissa Calico win swimming events – High School State …

Dexter Thomas and Corissa Calico win swimming events - High School State Championships, Arkansas Dexter Thomas of Springdale Bulldogs and Corissa Calico of Conway High School won gold medals of the Boys 200yard Individual Medley (IM) and Girls 50yard freestyle respectively on last day of the Arkansas High School State Championships for Boys and Girls in Little Rock on February 25. Dexter stifled his opponents with an incredible 1 minute and 52.54 seconds effort in the 200yard IM. He Read more [...]

Paul Hogan Home Listed For Sale In Malibu (PHOTOS)

"Crocodile Dundee" star Paul Hogan, embroiled in tax-evasion allegations in his native Australia, has listed for sale his Malibu estate that shares the same guard gates as homes owned by Mel Gibson and Kelsey Grammar. Hogan's 5,300-square-foot contemporary just came on the market at $6.475 million. He bought the house in 2009 for about $25,000 less. The exclusive Read more [...]

Listed Emerging Market Companies – Having a Multinational Parent Makes a Big …

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- As the debate continues about how best to gain exposure to the emerging markets growth story, last year Aberdeen Asset Management, the world's largest emerging market manager of closed-end funds(1), commissioned Yale University's Martijn Cremers to carry out a study on locally-listed EM affiliates of multinationals. In his study, Cremers found that the share price performance of these listed affiliates was vastly better than that Read more [...]

Event venues make Superbrands list

The survey, which is based on the opinions of marketing experts and business professionals, lists the top 500 business-to-business brands. Other event venues to have made it on the list include The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, the Business Design Centre and the Wales Millennium Centre. Caterers Compass Group and Sodexo also made an appearance, with security supplier G4S coming in at 353rd place. The Royal Albert Hall, Madame Tussauds and the EDF Energy London Eye were also among the venues Read more [...]

Firms with global parents a better bet – study

LONDON | Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:38pm GMT LONDON Feb 27 (Reuters) - Locally listed emerging market affiliates of multinational companies perform better than the average for their local stock markets, as well as for emerging markets and developed markets as a whole, a study revealed on Monday. Investors have in the past few years been attracted to companies with emerging market exposure, and have usually preferred to buy shares in the more liquid parent company, rather Read more [...]

Bank expected to take over historic Monmouth house

Historic Natchez Foundation Executive Director Mimi Miller said Monmouth is one of only 10 houses in Natchez that are national historic landmarks, which she said is more significant than just being listed on National Register of Historic Places.“National historic landmarks are nationally significant historical properties,” she said. “National registry properties have local or state significance.”Miller said Monmouth is nationally significant because of its association with its Read more [...]