Day: May 9, 2018

Foreign Leaders March With Russia’s ‘Immortal Regiment’ for First Time

Foreign Leaders March With Russia’s ‘Immortal Regiment’ for First Time © Sputnik / Vladimir AstapkovichRussia23:21 09.05.2018Get short URL 0 30 For the first time this year, foreign national leaders took part in the Immortal Regiment March alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic took part in the Immortal […]

The absurdity of American health care pricing, in one chart

We’ve known for decades now that there is widespread variation in what different hospitals charge for the same medical procedures. Study after study confirms this finding (one of my favorite studies shows that, in California, an appendectomy can cost anywhere between $1,529 and $186,955 depending on where it was performed). But a new paper from […]

Immortal Regiment March to Commemorate WWII Participants Held Across Globe

Immortal Regiment March to Commemorate WWII Participants Held Across Globe © Sputnik / Zachary ScheuerWorld21:08 09.05.2018(updated 21:54 09.05.2018) Get short URL 0 10 MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Marches to commemorate the participants of World War II who fought against Nazi Germany are held worldwide on Wednesday. During the marches, people carry photographs of their ancestors who participated […]

Giles Clarke retiring as President of England and Wales Cricket Board

Giles Clarke’s long tenure at the England and Wales Cricket Board is over after his retirement was announced following Wednesday’s annual general meeting. Clarke first joined the ECB as non-executive director in 2004 before succeeding David Morgan as chairman three years later. He was appointed the ECB’s first president in 2015. Matthew Fleming, Ian Lovett and […]