How I Crawled Out of £30,000 of Gambling Debt at 31

The first day I walked into a bookmaker, I felt a rush of excitement tingle through my body. An hour later, I was £60 down. But despite walking out riddled with shame, I couldn’t forget the exhilarating experience of the bookies. From then on, I constantly looked for my next gambling fix.
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Competitive Advantage Behind Collaborative Supply Chain Relationships

For the last 30 years, supplier performance has been managed with a focus on cost-based efficiency and contract performance, placing the emphasis on the numbers and contracts, which provides an important but finite opportunity to drive value. However, the real strategic value comes from the relationship, which is typically the...
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Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker Just Got Engaged—Here’s Where She Stands on Having Kids With Him

Congratulations are in order for the celebrity engagements of 2021. So far this year, Hollywood has seen engagements from secret couples, reality TV stars and former First Family members. And, if we know anything about stars, there are more celebrity engagements to come in 2021. The celebrity engagements of 2021 come after stars such as Ariana Grande, Maria Sharapova, Demi Lovato and Lana Del Rey put a ring on it in 2020. Though not all of the these stars walked down the aisle (Lovato called off her engagement to Max Ehrich two months after he proposed), these engagements still reminded us...

A bleak year: Queen ordered to quit daily martini as health fails

At 95, Queen Elizabeth is showing signs of slowing down. After a tumultuous year marred by the grief of losing her husband, Prince Philip, humiliation around the alleged sordid affairs of her son, Andrew, and an aggrieved relationship with her grandson, Harry, the Queen has stepped out with a walking stick in hand and a plan to cut back on royal commitments, reports The Sun.

Kate Middleton Stuns Again in Regal Gown From 10 Years Ago at Earthshot Prize Ceremony – E! Online

On Saturday, Oct. 16, Kate Middleton accompanied Prince William to the inaugural Earthshot Prize ceremony in London while wearing a very special recycled look, which was slightly amended to look even more dazzling. The Duchess of Cambridge attended the award show wearing a bespoke short-sleeve, boat neck lavender gown by late designer Alexander McQueen, paired with a sparkling belt. William wore a dark green velvet suit.

Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker Engaged

The couple that's been all about each other are going to be man and wife!. The couple that's been all about each other are going to be man and wife!. Kourtney Kardashian is going to be walking down the aisle for the first time in her life -- and she'll be doing it with none other than Travis Barker ... who just popped the big question.The Blink-182 drummer got on bended knee Sunday at a beachside hotel in Montecito -- where he pulled out all the stops before presenting her with an engagement ring and asking her to be his wife. Of course, she said yes ... and gave him a big smooch to celebrate.

Why there were huge clouds of smoke over Golden Gate Park Saturday

Massive clouds of non-toxic smoke erupted over Golden Gate Park's Music Concourse Saturday evening, sending plumes of color high into the sky that wafted as far as the Ferris wheel. The huge undertaking was created by 82-year-old artist Judy Chicago, whose retrospective is on view at the de Young Museum...

PSG.LGD complete two intense comebacks, defeat Team Secret to reach the grand finals at The International 10

PSG.LGD took down Team Secret 2-0 and secured their spot at the grand finals for Dota 2’s The International 10 today. When two juggernauts clash, the battlefield is supposed to turn into a spectacle. LGD, however, looked highly composed and played the fringes, which worked to their advantage in both games as they swept Team Secret in a 2-0 performance.
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You're invited: A party at midtown campus

Thirty-some years ago, I decided to get a general contractors license. I needed a quiet place to study. My home had a couple of noisy preschoolers demanding attention. I discovered the Fogelson Library at the College of Santa Fe. It was perfect. Quiet, open, well-lighted and scattered with students bent over books and papers.

Sierra Leone edging back to chaos due to SLPP’s undemocratic and one-tribe rule : Reason for international community’s engagements with stakeholders

Sierra Leone once again edged towards chaos through SLPP’s undemocratic and one-tribe oligarchy : Reason international community meeting former president and stakeholders. The international community has become alarmed by the state of chaos and early warning signs in Sierra Leone that another war could be imminent , if tempers are not controlled and if political tolerance, democracy and the rule of law are not allowed to prevail.

Eleanor Roosevelt: Redefined First Lady

I recently saw several Facebook posts asking what outstanding people you know born in October. That’s a fun way to acknowledge family and friends’ birthdays. But that trigger a question: what famous people were born in October? I reviewed the list, and Eleanor Roosevelt reminded me of my heroine, Angelina, in my new Historical Romance, Angelina’s Resolve. She is carrying on the fight for women’s rights in the mid-1800s while Eleanor Roosevelt did that and so much more in the early 20th century.

Battle of Kalaeokaʻīlio

On April 19, 1775, the Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies of British North America. The first shot (“the shot heard round...

TDL-400 JICO Course: Exercise CUTLASS FURY 21

“Lose sight, lose the fight” goes the old fighter pilot adage. In modern warfare however, this is even more valid due to the complexity and speed of engagements. By applying today’s advanced Tactical Data Link (TDL) technology to provide the “sight” for the Commander, you get an ideal solution. TDL networks are quite complex and require a great deal of planning and coordination to manage successfully. This role is performed by the Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) and assigned staff. The recent Exercise CUTLASS FURY 21, a major east coast joint and multi-national exercise, was the perfect venue to qualify 10 new JICO candidates from across the Canadian Armed Forces.

Everything to Know About Brittany Murphy's Husband Simon Monjack

When news broke in 2009 that beloved Clueless actress Brittany Murphy died in her West Hollywood home, the world mourned the 32-year-old star. Countless rumors circled Brittany's death, which is said to have been caused by a host of issues like untreated pneumonia, anemia, and drug intoxication (from legal substances such as over-the-counter medicine and prescriptions). Ultimately, medical examiners at the Los Angeles coroner's office ruled Brittany's death an accident.
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Preservation of hard-earned peace, prosperity key: minister

The preservation of today’s hard-earned global peace and prosperity remains a critical issue, as the world faces a wide range of challenges, foreign minister Prak Sokhonn told a gathering of his counterparts on October 12. He urged the 27 member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in...