Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Europe Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByAndrew Higgins Sept. 4, 2018 MOSCOW — Russia’s vast security apparatus often displays its power through brutal actions: burly police officers in riot gear pummeling protesters or mysterious thugs assaulting and occasionally assassinating opposition politicians and journalists. A gentler, more insidious face of the system, however, belongs to the courteous, smiling, well-dressed man who, carrying a bouquet of flowers, showed up early last month out of the blue at the ninth-floor Moscow apartment of Nataliya Gryaznevich. The man, who introduced himself only as “Andrei,” told Ms. Gryaznevich, a 29-year-old employee of a pro-democracy group called Open Russia, that he would like to invite her out for coffee and a friendly chat. “It seems that you really like … [Read more...] about The Kremlin Wants Information. To Get It, Agents Show Up With Flowers.
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Reddington named No. 1 agent companywideDavid Krieger, president of Coldwell Banker Preferred, announced that Diane Reddington, an affiliated agent with the Blue Bell office, has been named the No. 1 agent companywide for 2017.Among Coldwell Banker agents in the state of Pennsylvania, she is also the No. 1 agent in total sales.In addition to this prestigious honor, Reddington also earned the Coldwell Banker International President’s Premier designation, awarded to agents who rank in the top 1 percent of the nearly 92,000 Coldwell Banker agents worldwide. Reddington also achieved this designation in 2014, 2015 and 2016.“Diane is a dedicated real estate professional who achieves consistently high rankings because of her extensive local knowledge and superb marketing skills,” Krieger said. “She works exceptionally hard to provide superior customer service with strong negotiation skills and support through the closing and beyond for home buyers and sellers. I am … [Read more...] about Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of May 13
Supported by Real Estate The Fix By MICHELLE HIGGINS MARCH 20, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story After surviving the ups and downs that inevitably come with a major renovation, you deserve a vacation. But how can you afford one after blowing your budget on the kitchen of your dreams? Here’s one strategy: Pay for all those appliances, cabinets and other big-ticket items with a credit card that earns rewards.But first, let’s be clear: No one is advocating charging a home renovation to a credit card unless you have the wherewithal to pay it off. Credit cards are an expensive way to borrow money. And racking up high-interest debt that you can’t afford is a recipe for disaster.Having said that, with a little planning — and the cash on hand to pay off the balance so you don’t incur interest charges — using a credit card to … [Read more...] about How to Turn Your Renovation Into a Vacation
In a night filled with even more drama than we've all come to expect, Monday's episode of "The Bachelor" served up some truly surprising moments. First and foremost: Lace's departure. This 25-year-old real estate agent made sure to stick out by being by far the most aggressive contestant on the show at the start of the season. But on Monday night, she decided to eliminate herself. Watch: "Bachelor" Ben Higgins spills on "manipulative" Olivia and why JoJo is the one to watch! Taking Bachelor Ben Higgins aside before the start of the rose ceremony, Lace shared an emotional revelation with the 27-year-old heartthrob. "I'm mad at myself for the way I've acted since I've been here," Lace said tearfully. "I have a lot of work to do on myself, and I want to be able to offer you more. "I just feel going home might be easier," she added. "My tattoo says you can't truly love someone else until you love yourself, and I don't know if I truly love myself yet." Well, that was certainly out of … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo “Bachelor” recap: Self-elimination and massage drama
"I can't wait to meet the future Mrs. Higgins." Well, we're going to be honest: We're not sure if Ben Higgins met his bride-to-be on tonight's two-hour season premiere of "The Bachelor," but we definitely do know that he met a whole lot of outrageous women. From identical twins, to mini horses and chicken enthusiasts, to carb-haters, Ben's first meetings were jam-packed with gasp-worthy gimmicks and head-scratching hellos. Scroll through our list below to relive the cutest, craziest and most cringe-worthy limo exits of the night! The Most Cringe-Worthy: Joelle "JoJo": Two words: Unicorn mask. That's right. After fumbling her way over to Ben, this 24-year-old real estate developer finally took the mask off. "So unicorns do exist," she deadpanned. "I think I'm yours." Ben uncomfortably giggled and we all died. Lauren R.: You'd think a math teacher would have a more calculated introduction planned. "I've waited a long time to meet you. I feel like I'm at an unfair advantage because I've … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Ben Higgins’ “Bachelor” premiere: The cutest, craziest and most cringeworthy limo exits