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Desiree Perez Deals With Roc Nation

After an epic decade of ruling the entertainment industry with his Roc Nation brand, curtains are set to close on Jay-Z’s record label Roc Nation. The deal which cost the rap mogul an estimated $150 million in 2008 has set tongue wagging and threw potential investors into the fray.

According to sources connected to the two partners in the deal, there is a possibility that Roc Nation maybe considering to extend the deal. However, Jay Z is said to be considering an exit from the deal especially in the area that deals with recorded music. The Roc Nation deal involves music side as well as the clothing side. Jay Z is said to be more interested in the fashion deal rather than the music deal. With Jay Z supposedly backing out of the deal, the fate of the artists signed to record label such as Rihanna, Shakira, Meek Mill, and Fat Joe remains unknown.

Speculation has been rife that Jay Z maybe considering to sign a deal with Universal Music Group. This was after Jay Z was spotted leaving the UMG offices based in Santa Monica California together with his executive Desiree Perez. Desiree has always been the deal breaker when it comes to making business deals associated with Roc Nation.

UMG, on its part, has not denied or agreed to the deal. An insider of the company actually believes that a deal with Roc Nation would be good for business based on the friendship that exists between Jay Z and UMG CEO Sir Lucian Grainge. However, the representatives of Roc Nation, Jay Z, and UMG have not commented on the issue.

Desiree Perez is the current CEO of Roc Nation; a position she has held since the year 2009. As the CEO of the company, Perez has been involved in numerous deals that involve Roc Nation and the current artists. For instance, she was involved in securing a Samsung deal for Rihanna.

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It’s easy to find affordable Samoan flight deals that fly to the Fagali’I Airport

The airport is located in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. It once consisted of just mowed grass airstrips. In the past, it was decommissioned because of the sound of the airplanes. Nearly a decade ago it was re-opened. It’s become a popular flight destination for people interested in visiting Fagali’I, Upola island, or any of the Samoan islands. The airport is roughly 2500 miles from Brisbane, Australia, and 2600 miles south-southwest of Hawaii, United States. Fagali’I’s population is roughly 1700. The airport’s main partners are Polynesian Airlines and Samoa Air. It’s also a typical stop for travelers flying to Pago Pago.

We found several deals to fly to the Fagali’I Airport in January. At Cheapoair.com we found round-trip tickets leaving California for about $1000.00 United States Dollars. On Expedia.com we also found from California round-trip air, with 16-day hotel stay starting at $1195 for one person’s flights and hotel stay! It’s a great luxury destination that is also affordable for people on any budget.

The Fagali’I Airport provides access to a lot of great tourist destinations and activities. Some of our favorites Samoan tourism hotspots include:

  • The Samoan islands have world-renowned surfing beaches. Just be careful there can be big pacific ocean waves.
  • Fagali’I is the perfect destination to start a boat trip. There are hundreds of islands scattered for hundreds of miles around the Samoas. Depending on the season you could take a boat trip to Hawaii, or Australia.
  • The airport is a short distance from breathtaking mountainous hiking adventures. You can see waterfalls, volcanoes, and ancient caves on Upola! You can also see marvelous lava
  • The ocean waters around the Samoan islands are famous for their great fishing.
  • The royal Samoan golf course. It’s coincidentally next to the airport.
  • You can watch a sunrise or sunset depending on which side of the island you’re on.

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Tony Petrello Donates Millions to Texas Children’s Hospital for Neurological Research

Tony Petrello, the CEO of Nabors Industries Limited, recently donated $5 million to Texas Children’s Hospital. The money will be used to fund research that will seek solutions for neurological disorders in children. Tony’s daughter was born premature and suffers from a neurological condition called periventricular leukomalacia. This disorder can cause developmental delays and cerebral palsy. Tony’s eight-year-old daughter suffered so much that she only recently became able to eat cereal without assistance. Tony has earmarked an additional $2 million towards this important research. The ultimate goal is to enable children who suffer from neurological disorders to be able to grow into independent adults.

Tony’s philanthropic efforts extend far beyond his most recent investment. He created the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital in 2007 through a $50 million donation. Tony donated an additional $7 million to Texas Children’s Hospital in 2006 in order to fund research into children’s neurological disorders. He also funded an endowment worth up to $300,000 at Yale University that will benefit mathematics majors. The endowment honors the late Professor Serge Lang who taught mathematics at Yale.

Tony Petrello earned an advanced education from both Yale University and Harvard Law School. He earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from Yale. Tony later acquired a Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law School.

Tony’s first experience in the corporate world began in 1979 when he joined the Baker and McKenzie Law Firm. His solid performance there led to his promotion to Managing Partner in 1986. In 1991, Tony advanced his career by becoming the President of Nabors Industries’ Board of Directors. His hard work in that position earned him a reputation for being able to get things done. Tony was later promoted to Deputy Chairman in 2003. His experience in effective corporate resource management earned him the Chief Operating Officer position until he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2011. Tony’s impressive work as CEO earned him a promotion to Chairman of the Board in 2012. Tony continues to heavily invest his personal wealth into philanthropic efforts that benefit children around the world.

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Eric Lefkofsky’s Constant Mission to Improve the Healthcare System

The cost of healthcare has been rising over the past few years, prompting medical researchers to look at the underlying reasons for the continuous rise. Researchers investigating changes in healthcare cost between 1996 and 2013 came up with a conclusion that the higher charges that Americans are experiencing are as a result of specific care that is intense and expensive as opposed to drug or medication prices. Population growth and an increase in the aging population were other factors driving the care cost changes. To be more specific, Americans spent $933 billion in 2013 more than they did in 1996. The researchers opted to break down healthcare cost into specific healthcare spending requirements of various diseases. Top spending drivers differed from one illness to another, for example, diabetes, had different value drivers compared to low back and neck pains.

In the thick and thin of the healthcare wobbles is Eric Lefkofsky who has co-founded a tech company, Tempus, that is working to build the necessary technological infrastructure to standardize and modernize treatment of cancer. Eric Lefkofsky’s venture collects huge amounts of genomic data, and through statistical analysis tools coupled with proprietary algorithms, they unearth opportunities specific to patients enabling physicians to make better and informed treatment decisions. The standardizing of cancer treatment will work in the long run to stabilize health care costs for cancer patients.

Philanthropically, Eric Lefkofsky has donated huge sums of money to charitable causes supporting cancer treatment and research. And in 2006 Eric Lefkofsky teamed up with his wife to establish the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. In its mission, the foundation hopes to support charitable, scientific, and educational organizations and causes across the globe. The foundation avails funds to medical research institutions such as North Shore University Health System in Chicago, Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital which also hosts Lefkofsky Family Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. Cancer centers such as American Brain Tumor Association founded by Susan Kramer, Damon Runyon, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have all been beneficiaries of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation funds. On the global stage, the foundation’s funds causes working to enhance human rights.

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End Citizens United Reveals The Loopholes In The Laws Surrounding Foreign Donations To Political Campaigns

James Anderson recently published an article on Hi-Tech Chronicle, a website created to publish independent and informative information on the latest trends in technology and science. James Anderson is the editor for the website and also writes articles about business and technology. The article called “Russians Weren’t the Only Meddlers in the 2016 Election According to End Citizens United” discusses the recent release of information regarding the influence of foreign money on the 2016 presidential elections in the United States.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has revealed more and more evidence on the influence of advertisements on social media platforms which were purchased by the Russians to influence the presidential campaign. Though it is unclear if America’s elected officials were working directly with the Russians, it is clear America’s representatives are complicit in the corruption of the electoral process by permitting Big Money to donate to political campaigns.

Though foreign money is technically not allowed to supply resources to political campaigns, it is difficult to prevent particularly when it is unclear what the consequences are when it does happen. American law is currently incredibly lax about the finance campaign laws, making it difficult to prevent foreign money from intervening in political campaigns.

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In the past several years, many right wing lobbyists and lawmakers sought to take down the laws made to prevent and limit financial donations to campaigns. Because of this, those with large amounts of money can have a huge influence in the political process and many of these individuals are not even citizens.

The recent Russian digital campaign discovered by Mueller is only the beginning. There are a variety of loopholes in the law which makes it almost impossible to discover how much foreign money was invested in the campaigns of 2016.

For example, both Chinese and Mexican individuals were able to donate huge sums of money through their corporations to different super PACs. There are more than 15 different instances currently being in investigated for illegal foreign money being contributed to the campaigns. However, it is incredibly difficult to discover just how much was spent because there are not enough regulations enforcing the tracking of the donations.

End Citizens United is seeking to change that. They are a grassroots nonprofit organization that is dedicated to backing politicians and reforms that will limit the influence of money in the political election process. The Political Action Committee began in 2010 after they recognized the awful effects of Citizens United.

End Citizens United is attempting to raise awareness about the issue of money in politics and support pro-reform candidates.

Learn more about End Citizens United: https://thereisnoconsensus.com/church-money-politics-not-end-citizen-uniteds-watch/

Betsy DeVos: The Education Secretarys Philanthropy

The 11th United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, has been in the headlines recently. Her confirmation as a cabinet secretary resulted in a tie, wherein half of the Senate rejected her application while the other half of the senate confirmed her. Mike Pence, the current vice president of the United States, has to step up and break the tie. He voted in favor of Betsy DeVos, confirming her as the 11th United States Secretary of Education. It was the first time that it happened in the history of the United States, and it is the reason why it made the news. Known as a vocal supporter of programs that are helping the population gain access to education and social welfare, Betsy Devos has been considered as one of the best choices to head the Education Department. She has been giving school vouchers to those who are having a hard time sending their children to school, and she is also an advocate of the freedom of school choice. She wanted to elevate the condition of American education, which is why she decided to work as the head of the Education Department. She believes that through her initiatives, the status of education in the United States can be improved.

 

Aside from working for the government, Betsy DeVos is also busy looking after her businesses. She is the daughter of Edgar Prince, known as the founder of Prince Corporation. She is married to Dick DeVos, a former Amway executive who belongs to one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in the United States. Her influence in the world of business and politics has given her the edge in creating foundations and charities that will help the people who are in need. She is also using all her power to achieve the goal that she wanted in the first place – providing every American with quality and affordable education.

 

Betsy DeVos is actively participating in philanthropic works. She likes to help different groups and organizations which promote arts and education. She is also donating some of her money to several charities and foundations, and their family was even considered as one of the most generous families in the United States. Her family is also running several foundations, including The Prince Foundation, which was established by her father, where she served as the vice president; and The Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation, created by her husband. Through this foundation, they manage to donate some of their wealth to organizations and institutions which share the same idea that they are promoting. It includes schools, hospitals, research centers, museums, and even the Christian church’s missions. Betsy DeVos also plays a vital role in the establishment of Art Prize, an art competition that is currently known as one of the most significant art events in the world, attended by thousands coming from different countries.

 

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American Institute of Architecture raising awareness in design

 

The American Institute of Architects is an architecture group that provides education, government representation, community development and supporting architects. The company was endowed in New York in 1857 by 13 architects with the vision to advance scientific and practical perfection of its members to elevate professionalism. Its headquarters located at 1735 New York Avenue, NW in Washington DC. The organization consists of more than 90000 licensed architects who adhere to the professional code of conducts. The group contains five levels of membership. Architect members, these are licensed to practice by the authority in the United States. Associate members, not authorized but are under the supervision of an architect in a technical capacity. Internship earns one point toward getting a license. International associate members, hold a license outside the United States. Emeritus members are members for more than 25 years or at least 65 years of age. Allied members are people that are related to a particular building or design communities like engineers. The award for FAIA) fellow of the American Institute of architects is a prestigious award given to members who have contributed to national significance profession.

The group has over 200 employees. The member architects affect government practices of profession and quality American day to day activities. AIA works with community programs to elevate the designs of public spaces protect them and develop affordable housing. Intern’s development, architecture exams preparation programs are offered to help the younger professionals. The organization raises the public awareness of architecture and the importance of good design annually. The organization awards individuals and groups for their outstanding achievements.

Robert ivy is the executive vice president and chief executiveofficer of the American Institute of Architects; he strengthens the association by advocacy, public awareness and educative maneuvers that help serve the clients and communities in the ever-evolving world. His primary focus is public awareness; he impacted the AIA from its rich proactive stance to an active and widespread group. He managed to gain the following honors through his career, built new digital-first technology infrastructure, straightening governance and starting award-winning advocacy campaigns. Robert helps architects focus their attention on climate change, sustainability and effect of design to public health.

Robert won many honors in his editorial leadership; he is also honored by the national architecture fraternity Alpha Rho Chi for efficiently communicating the importance of design. He shares the title of a master architect with others such as Mies Van der Rohe, Richard Buckminster Fuller, and IM Pei thus being in a 100year old history and among the first in the 21st millennia. He speaks more often about the meaning of architecture in our lives in the biography Fay Jones. Follow on Twitter.

OSI Industries’ Journey to international recognition

OSI Industries has continued to capture the global market through provision of excellent recipes and food products. The company has for decades produced superior services to its customers across the globe. OSI Industries’ head office is in Aurora, Illinois.

OSI Industries’ expansion capabilities

Aside from being the top food provider, OSI Industries is the leading employer in the world. This company has provided jobs to more than 10,000 people. This company processes meat products, which are packaged and sold in various retail shops. Some of its items are also sold and served at numerous restaurants all over the world. OSI Industries is led by Sheldon Lavin and David McDonald who oversee the company’s operations in more than 17 countries. Under their leadership, OSI Industries has continued to expand its services in Europe. Recently, the corporation announced that it had acquired Baho Food, a Baho food processing company with subsidiaries in Netherlands and Germany. Before OSI Industries purchased it, Baho Foods controlled the food market in 18 countries in Europe. According to OSI Industries’ management, they plan to use Baho Foods influence to increase their sales and market themselves in Europe.

OSI Industries are also the current owners of Flagship Europe, a manufacturer of condiments, pies, and frozen poultry. This corporation acquired Flagship Europe in 2016 in order to take over the market in Germany and Spain. In the United States, OSI Industries has continued to buy its competitors, such as Tyson Foods, to increase its production capabilities. This corporation has succeeded in expanding its business due to continuous use of the latest technologies. Some of the tech solutions adopted by OSI Industries include X-ray equipment and metal detectors. OSI Industries has demonstrated a strong commitment to growth that is why they have continued to scale the heights of success.

About OSI Industries

OSI Industries also known as OSI Group is a food processing company. This company is built on a strong heritage of service and quality. OSI Group has been in business since 1908 and grown strong despite numerous economic downturns. This company is an international supplier of protein products with customers in Europe, Asia, North America, and parts of Africa. OSI Industries is one of the largest private food manufacturers in the world. This company has won numerous awards and is involved in various sustainability activities. OSI Industries also supports numerous charitable organizations in the United States and beyond.

 

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