By Jack Nicas, New York Times Published 5:02 pm, Thursday, April 26, 2018 Photo: JENN ACKERMAN /NYT Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Gary Bernhardt, who was the victim of a fake Mark Zuckerberg scam on Facebook, in Minneapolis, April 23, 2018. An examination by The New York Times found 205 accounts impersonating Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg. At least 51 of the impostor accounts, including 43 on Instagram, were lottery scams like the one that fooled Bernhardt. less Gary Bernhardt, who was the victim of a fake Mark Zuckerberg scam on Facebook, in Minneapolis, April 23, 2018. An examination by The New York Times found 205 accounts impersonating Facebook executives Mark ... more Photo: JENN ACKERMAN /NYT How fake Mark Zuckerbergs scam Facebook users out of their cash 1 / 1 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about How fake Mark Zuckerbergs scam Facebook users out of their cash
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by SOCIAL Q’S A reader wants to withhold an invitation to a family party from the sibling who did the same on her wedding day. ByPhilip Galanes April 26, 2018 A year ago, my sister got married. Only parents were invited. My sister told me I couldn’t come because she and the groom didn’t want to make his brother, who lives in Berlin, feel obligated to make an expensive trip. When my father questioned this, my sister exploded and eloped without my parents there. A year later, things are still strained. I am planning a 65th birthday party for my mother, who wants my sister to come. I think I’m still owed an apology. My sister demands we respect her choices (without regard for our hurt feelings). Advice? SARAH To everyone sitting around waiting for an apology: Learn a handicraft! Try knitting or carving … [Read more...] about I’m Still Salty About My Sister’s Elopement
PRINCE William and Kate introduced the new Prince of Cambridge to the world - as Wills joked having three kids was “Thrice worry now!” The 8lb 7oz Prince arrived with the perfect patriotic credentials — born on St George’s Day and Shakespeare’s birthday. He greeted the world cradled in the arms of his mum, proudly wearing the red and white of England’s patron saint. The royal baby shares his birthday with the bard. After briefly stepping back inside the Lindo Wing to fetch a carrier for their adorable tot, Wills and Kate reappeared to a waiting royal car. As Prince William carefully placed his son inside and helped Kate into the motor he gestured to the cameras with three fingers up. He joked: "We are very happy, very delighted — thrice the worry now! We didn't keep you waiting too long this time." Follow our LIVE BLOG for all the updates on the arrival of Kate and Wills' third tot He also revealed big brother George, four, and sister … [Read more...] about Prince William jokes that royal tot No3 won’t be easy as Kate Middleton shows off baby boy outside Lindo Wing — and he says ‘you’ll have to wait for his name’
QUINCY — For 30 years as a painter in the city’s public works department, James Pantages spent his days applying fresh coats of color to trucks, municipal buildings, and city equipment.And when he wasn’t applying paint, he was buying paintings: spending weekends at area flea markets, art galleries, and auctions scouring for humble treasures he’d squirrel away in the ramshackle three-story home he shared with his mother for roughly 60 years. Related Links This Newton couple is an art-collecting powerhouse But when his 96-year-old mother entered an assisted living facility earlier this year, Pantages, 69, was finally forced to reckon with what had grown into an unwieldy collection: a sprawling hoard of some 1,200 objects that crowded every inch of their home.“It just mushroomed, like an atomic bomb,” Pantages said recently as he stood in his cramped basement, frames 10 deep against the wall. “I just didn’t realize how overwhelming … [Read more...] about 1,200 artworks were stuffed into his family’s three-story Quincy house. Now a collection is unveiled.
Former first lady Barbara Bush attends day two of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 2, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The GOP will nominate U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as the Republican choice for U.S. President on the last day of the convention. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Former President George H.W. Bush (L) and former first lady Barbara Bush (C) point from their seats on day two of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 2, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (FILES) In this file photo taken on August 17, 1992, US First Lady Barbara Bush and her son George W. Bush attend the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston. / AFP PHOTO / CHRIS WILKINSCHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images FILE – In this March 25, 1997, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush gets a hug from his wife Barbara after he made a successful parachute jump at the … [Read more...] about Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty, dies at 92