But instead of Bigfoot crushing smaller cars, the night’s festivities began with the Brazilian Voices. This choir of a dozen women introduced themselves with the Brazilian National Anthem and followed it with other classics from Brazil. Next was Rose Max, a local samba singer.
On the other hand, a good boyfriend in my opinion knows how to be truly romantic sometimes too in the old fashioned sense of the word. Maybe it’s the way he holds your hand, rubs your shoulders after work, buys you your favorite chocolate or ice cream when you’re sad, or maybe he’s a Shakespeare and knows how to write for you. These things are traditionally romantic and what girl who’s being really honest doesn’t wantthem for herself?.
You see Catalonia used to be a country. But in 1714 it was conquered by King Phillip the 5th and officially became a part of Spain. Since then, Catalonia has been allowed to be self govern but not allowed to leave. Based auto parts maker have been cauldrons of high drama in recent years, after a vocal group of shareholders rejected a controversial plan to pay out Magna founder and former chairman, Frank Stronach, nearly $1 billion in cash and other consideration to collapse the company dual class share structure.That saga continued into last year meeting when Mr. Stronach was re elected to Magna board despite several proxy advisory firms recommending against it.But all the drama that has preoccupied the company over the past few years has fallen to the wayside.Mr. Stronach opted last November to step down from the board of the company he founded in his garage in 1957 to pursue political ambitions in his native Austria (although he still collected his roughly $47 million last year in cash and other considerations, including a $2.3 million consulting fee.)Even a restructuring in Europe that has been dragging on the company earnings appears to have stabilized, despite declining auto sales on the continent.Magna said it now expected to only spend $100 million on its European restructuring in 2013, down from $150 million previously, after it won price increases at one of its plants that allowed its operations to be salvaged.
Apple is about to pump up the volume on its audio device strategy, planning higher end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio quality over ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter. Apple is trying to increase the range that AirPods can work away from an iPhone or iPad, one of the people said. You won’t be swimming in them though: The water resistance is mainly to protect against rain and perspiration, the people said..