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Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here are 14 things you might not know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images You might not know that Jeff Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." He survived a helicopter crash in Texas in 2003. In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997.Paul Souders/Getty Images According to CNBC, Bezos, then Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was barely 17 years old and a junior in high school when sh...
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Man who died after road crash named as Roddy McAllister

Roddy McAllister died following a road crash near Tarbert in Argyll on Saturday.
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Jeff Bezos just traveled to the edge of space. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos launched 62 miles above Earth aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Tuesday. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images ...
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Jeff Bezos launches to the edge of space today. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos will launch to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket at 9 a.m. ET. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Accord...
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Cycling at sunset through the epic Isle of Harris, Scotland

‘It was only when we stopped for a breather, and to take this picture, that we were hit by the island’s beauty’In 2017 my girlfriend Harriet and I spent a lot of our free time travelling around the British Isles looking for the best places to cycle. While at university in London, we often went out exploring on our bikes, including leaving on the last day of our first year to cycle to Portsmouth and then continuing south all the way to Barcelona. When university finished – and we were unsure of w...
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United States: CFTC Chief Of Staff And COO To Leave Agency - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The CFTC announced that Charlie Thornton, Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer under Chair Heath P. Tarbert, will depart the agency.
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13 things you probably didn't know about Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who turns 57 on January 12, was born in New Mexico to a teenage mother and father.  Even at a young age, he showed a knack for engineering and inventing. You might not know that Bezos almost named his wildly successful company "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jeff Bezos is known as ...
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United States: CFTC Chair Urges Adherence To ISDA IBOR Protocol - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

CFTC Chair Heath P. Tarbert urged market participants to adhere to ISDA's 2020 IBOR Fallbacks Protocol (the "Protocol").
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Coronavirus crisis -- How CFTC is tackling major economic threat: Chairman Tarbert

The CFTC is coordinating closely with our exchanges to monitor individual market infrastructures to ensure trading continues and all financial obligations are met.
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Your UK and Europe travel discoveries of 2019: readers tips

From a grand-but-affordable Scottish castle to beauty spots in the Azores, our tipsters share their travel highlightsWhen a friend suggested a weekend trip to Scotland as opposed to Rome or Bruges, I was sceptical. But as we journeyed through the country I was taken aback by the vast and ethereal landscapes. And at 19th-century Stonefield Castle, with sweeping turrets and elegant well-tended gardens, near the lovely fishing village of Tarbert, my Scottish love affair began. Delicious seafood fro...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Scotland, Rome, Glasgow, Bed and breakfasts, Top 10s, United Kingdom Holidays, Europe Holidays, Azores, Buchanan, Loch Fyne, Tarbert


United States: CFTC Chair Heath Tarbert Declares That Ethereum Is A Commodity - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In an interview at the Yahoo! Finance All Markets Summit, CFTC Chair Heath P. Tarbert declared that Ethereum is a commodity under the Commodity Exchange Act
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Weekly Roundup, Friday 1 March 2019

A section of the brightly colored houses and shops facing out to the harbor in the lovely little town of Tobermory, on the Isle of Mull. We’ll spend two nights here on the Scotland’s Highland Highlights tour in September. Good morningAnother week with a disrupted review – the product I was testing abjectly failed at the thing it was primarily intended for.  To be fair, I have to give the manufacturer a chance to respond – maybe it is a bad unit, for example.However, there’s lot we do have this w...
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United States: President Trump To Nominate Heath P. Tarbert As Next CFTC Chair - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate Heath P. Tarbert to be CFTC Chair for a five-year term starting on April 14, 2019. Mr. Tarbert is currently U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") Assistant Secretary for International Markets.
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Landslip closes main road on Harris

The emergency services are at the scene of the blockage, between Tarbert and Ardhasaig.
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Inveraray

We headed up the scenic west coast of Kintyre on Tues 12 June. Still beautiful sunshine. Passing through the picturesque village of Tarbert we took a right hand turn towards Inveraray. We know how the vegetation is trimmed on the sides of the road. The lo
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Our fantastic Scottish weekend home swap in Loch Fyne

"This was our first home exchange and it all went very smoothly. Nicky and Daz were excellent hosts. They have a lovely big roomy house. Full of character.   Three of us arrived on the friday and got to know the house and the delightful surroundings. We woke up early the next morning to a crisp blue sky, the colours of the hills glistened pinks then reds as the sun crept over the craggy horizon.   The next day we were joined by our daughter and her two friends from New York wh...
Tags: Travel, New York, Scotland, Daz, Loch Lomond, Nicky, Loch Fyne, John Mary, Tarbert, Fun Alistair, Nicky Daz, John Mary Highlights, Campsie Fells


Tweeds Waterfalls Peat Beach Single Lane Tarmac

October 9 Monday CalMAc Ferry to Tarbert Hairylegs from the way out BB was kind enough to bring me to the Uig Pier. Now I only had to wait untill14.00 when the ferry would leave for Tarbert on Harris part of the Outer Hebredis.
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