Melanie Blatt (born 25 March 1975) is an English singer-songwriter and actress. She is also the daughter of author and travel expert David Blatt. She rose to fame in 1997 as a member of the BRIT Award-winning girl groupAll Saints. The group have gained five number one singles, two multi-platinum albums, two BRIT Awards and have sold over 10 million records worldwide making them one of the best-selling girl groups of all time, and the second best-selling girl group in the UK. Melanie Blatt began recording a solo album in 2003, working with numerous producers including Xenomania and released her debut solo single "Do Me Wrong" in 2003. Blatt was later dropped by her record label, and her solo album was cancelled. In 2005, she made a return to music with her single "See Me", and began recording another album independently which was later shelved and cancelled in favour of the All Saints reunion. Starting in 2013, she was a judge on the television series The X Factor NZ.
The show centers on FBI special agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) who work on cases linked to the paranormal, called X-Files. Mulder is a believer in the paranormal, while the skeptical Scully has been assigned to debunk his work. In the episode, Mulder is trapped in a car by a seemingly deranged man, and Scully races to determine if the man is suffering from a deadly illness—and if Mulder is in danger of becoming the next victim of some sort of government conspiracy.
The episode was written by Vince Gilligan, directed by Rob Bowman, and featured a guest appearance by Bryan Cranston. Gilligan cast Cranston to play the antagonist because he felt he could successfully humanize the role. Cranston's success in "Drive" later led to his casting as Walter White in Gilligan's AMC series Breaking Bad.
Since opposite charges attract via a simple electromagnetic force, the negatively charged electrons that are orbiting the nucleus and the positively charged protons in the nucleus attract each other. An electron positioned between two nuclei will be attracted to both of them, and the nuclei will be attracted toward electrons in this position. This attraction constitutes the chemical bond. Due to the matter wave nature of electrons and their smaller mass, they must occupy a much larger amount of volume compared with the nuclei, and this volume occupied by the electrons keeps the atomic nuclei relatively far apart, as compared with the size of the nuclei themselves. This phenomenon limits the distance between nuclei and atoms in a bond.
In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders. It is a debt security, under which the issuer owes the holders a debt and, depending on the terms of the bond, is obliged to pay them interest (the coupon) and/or to repay the principal at a later date, termed the maturity date. Interest is usually payable at fixed intervals (semiannual, annual, sometimes monthly). Very often the bond is negotiable, i.e. the ownership of the instrument can be transferred in the secondary market. This means that once the transfer agents at the bank medallion stamp the bond, it is highly liquid on the second market.
Thus a bond is a form of loan or IOU: the holder of the bond is the lender (creditor), the issuer of the bond is the borrower (debtor), and the coupon is the interest. Bonds provide the borrower with external funds to finance long-term investments, or, in the case of government bonds, to finance current expenditure. Certificates of deposit (CDs) or short term commercial paper are considered to be money market instruments and not bonds: the main difference is in the length of the term of the instrument.
He was released on a $7,500 bond pending a 9 a.m ... She was being held on bonds totaling $3,000 pending a 1.30 p.m ... 26 and charged with driving under the influence, prohibited weapon violation and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. He was being held on bonds totaling $5,500 pending a 9 a.m ... He was being held without bond pending a 1.30 p.m.
Mendoza was being held Saturday in the Washington CountyDetentionCenter with no bond set ... Acuff was being held Saturday in the Benton CountyJail with no bond set ... Peter was being held Saturday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set ... Raybon was released Friday from the Washington County Detention Center on $805 bond.
Savers who want to invest in protecting the environment are to be offered the opportunity to purchase the world’s first green savings bonds ... Mr Sunak said that the green savings bonds would help drive innovation in the technologies needed to reduce the UK’s reliance on greenhouse gas-producing fossil fuels.
Datrion Lamond Childers, 36, of Kilgore, was being held Sunday on a $10,000 bond on a charge of assault/family violence impeding breath/circulation ... Jayleen ShaquillePatterson, 26, of Longview, was being held Sunday on $6,500 in bonds on charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of less than 1 gram of controlled substance.
Last year, gold rallied because the global central banks banded together to push bond yields down to near zero percent, while flooding the financial markets with the liquidity needed to stabilize the global economy ... These investors showed confidence in their forecasts by driving bond yields sharply higher.
Declaring that they are not “use and throw items”, Covid warriors have responded to the calls from the district administration, which is seeking their services, by demanding one year service bond and reservation in government jobs whenever recruitment drives are conducted.
The government covers its borrowing by selling bonds to investors and has to pay them interest for the privilege ... the interest rate – or yield – on UK government bonds was higher at the start of the financial crisis in 2007 than it is now, even though the debt to GDP ratio was then below 40% ... QE has the effect of driving down bond yields.