Questions about his Arsenal future persist, but Arsene Wenger was more disappointed by the performance against Crystal Palace.
The president of the United States is getting out of the modeling business: Trump Models is closing down.
Revenues at the New York-based modeling agency were expected to take another hit with the defection this month of a key manager who was taking several models to start up a new operation, The Washington Post reported. It’s the most recent loss of management and models that began last year as Trump’s presidential campaign heated up.
President Donald Trump has an 85 percent stake in the business launched by the Trump Organization in 1999, according to his personal financial disclosure filings released last year. He reported earning $1.9 million from the operation.
“The Trump Organization is choosing to exit the modeling industry,” company president Corinne Nicolas told associates over the weekend in an email obtained by Mother Jones.
A Trump Organization representative also told The New York Post that the modeling agency was closing up shop. “While we enjoyed many years of success, we are focused on our core businesses in the real estate and golf industries and the rapid expansion of our hospitality division,” said the spokesperson.
Over the years, the agency has represented top models including Jerry Hall, Tatjana Patitz, Yasmin Lebon and Carmen Dell’Orefice, among many others. But it triggered controversy during Trump’s presidential campaign when Mother Jones spoke to three models who weren’t U.S. citizens who revealed they had worked illegally as immigrants when the agency booked jobs for them without obtaining proper work visas. The magazine also found financial and immigration records showing a fourth former model appeared to have worked illegally in the U.S.
Canadian model Rachel Blais told the magazine last year that she booked jobs in the U.S. without a work visa, including for appearances on Trump’s “Apprentice” reality TV program. She called the agency “the most crooked I’ve ever worked for.”
The news emerged as Trump was railing on the campaign trail against immigrants working illegally in the U.S.
Last September, then-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) called for an investigation into Trump’s business following the magazine’s revelations.
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Ah, the Mario Bros. before they were as well defined as they are now. It was the wild west back in those days…the days when Nintendo’s characters still appeared on other platforms!
We’re not ones to promote emulators and downloading of ROMs, but we can still appreciate techincal marvels. The Samsung Galaxy S8 appears to be powerful enough to run Dolphin to play Wii/GameCube games. This emulator has been on Android for awhile, but the phones never quite had the power to play the games smoothly. As you can see in the video above, things have gotten much better.
Again, we’re showing this just to give you a look at the technical side of things. If you want to play Wind Waker, Melee and Super Mario Sunshine, we suggest grabbing copies to play on Wii or GameCube.
We’re gonna miss this place!
It’s the final night of basketball at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The Detroit Pistons will say goodbye after 29 seasons in the arena. Three championships later, they will start the 2017-2018 season in Little Caesar’s Arena in Detroit.
The Pistons brought back all of their legends for the night, including Isiah Thomas and Chauncey Billups who spoke to Rebecca Haarlow during the game.
Thomas spoke on how the fans and team have had such a close relationship over the years:
“This is a city and a place like no other where we really are one. We never looked at our fans as the sixth man. They were one of us with every bounce, with every shot they were with us. Tonight is like a family reunion.”
Billups, who won a championship in The Palace, reminisced on those days.
“So many great memories in this building. We won in Game 5 here in 2004 against the Lakers. That’s a memory that no matter how long its been, it’ll always be with me, with us, the team that we were.”
Plenty of Pistons greats were in attendance on Monday for the festivities, including Dennis Rodman!
The Palace will stay intact for now, as they have several concerts lined up for the summer and fall. It has not been determined what the long-term plans for the building will be.