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2010-09-20 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE: NFP), a leading provider of benefits, insurance and wealth management services, today announced revised long-term incentives for its principals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/NY67494LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100920/NY67494LOGO ) NFP accelerated the vesting of approximately 1.5 million restricted stock units ("RSUs") granted to certain principals primarily...

2006-05-06 01:19:45

By Paul Tait SABETO, Fiji (Reuters) - Fiji's racially charged election got off to a chaotic and embarrassing start on Saturday when the late arrival of ballot papers forced thousands to queue for hours, with some being turned away and told to return later. The Electoral Commission agreed to keep voting stations open an extra hour after some voters were kept waiting for more than three hours in the rural west of the main island of Viti Levu. The delays added to a tense build-up to...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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