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NYC thief released after being arrested 139 TIMES thanks soft laws and brags he can’t be stopped – The Sun



A CAREER criminal in New York City who has been busted a whopping 139 times thanked Democrats in a rant to reporters and bragged that “you can’t stop me!”
Subway thief Charles Barry has served six sentences in state prison, but has recently been saved by state bail reform laws that took effect on Jan. 1, according to the New York Daily News.
2 Charles Barry has been arrested 139 timesCredit: NYPD2 Barry’s crimes involve unsuspecting subway commutersCredit: Getty Images – GettyHe has already been arrested six times this year, but was freed without bail each time because the crimes did not involve violence.
Barry spent 36 hours in police custody this week following his most recent arrest, but he was released following yesterday’s arraignment.
“I’m famous! I take $200, $300 a day of your money, cracker! You can’t stop me,” he told a Daily News reporter on Thursday night while he was still in custody.
“Bail reform, it’s lit!” Barry told the Daily News.
“It’s the Democrats! The Democrats know me and the Republicans fear me. You can’t touch me! I can’t be stopped!”
Barry, 56, added yesterday when he was released that “it’s a great thing. It’s a beautiful thing.
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“They punk’ed people out for b*****t crimes.”
Barry has been accused of stealing money from passengers and jumping turnstyles.
His long list of arrests includes six felonies, 87 misdemeanors and 21 hearings, according to records obtained by the Daily News.
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Fury vs Wilder rematch fight week, Wilder broke hand in first bout, Ruiz Jr snubbed Whyte – The Sun



TYSON FURY is gearing up for his massive rematch with Deontay Wilder, who has revealed he broke his hand when facing the Gypsy King in 2018.
And Eddie Hearn says Fury must win, if the world is to ever see a unification fight with Anthony Joshua.
But, Bronze Bomber Wilder has revealed that his famous right hand was broken during the first bout between him at the Brit.
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British dad detained in Egypt for ‘patting’ airport worker on the back arrives home after ‘sex attack’ arrest ordeal – The Sun



A BRIT dad thrown in a hellhole Egyptian jail for “patting” a security guard on the back has returned home.
Tony Camoccio, 51, was arrested over wrongful “sex attack” accusations at Hurghada International Airport on February 8 and spent five days in a “squalid cell”.
8 Tony, from Surrey, has been freed from languishing behind bars in an ‘inhuman’ Egyptian jailCredit: Facebook8 Tony, centre, was at the end of his holiday with his wife Joan, second from left, and a large group of friendsCredit: PA:Press Association8 Tony was held over claims of sexual assault over the incident at an airport in EgyptCredit: change.orgMr Camoccio was yesterday released from Egyptian custody after paying about £1,000 in bail and other related costs.
He returned home this afternoon and was met by a crowd of family and friends ready to celebrate his arrival.
Supporters of the London businessman had feared he would be falsely accused of sexual assault.
Mr Camoccio flew back on today with his Easyjet flight touching down at a rainy and windy London Gatwick about 1pm.
He strolled through arrivals at the North Terminal looking relieved and was greeted with hugs from his family.
The holiday hell Brit was hugged and congratulated by half a dozen well-wishers.
He said: “I am tired, very tired. We just want to get home. I just want to thank everybody but I’ve got to get back.
“I’ve got a really sore throat. But I just want to say thank you to everybody. All of my family are here.”
Mr Camoccio, who has visited Egypt several times, was at the end of a holiday with his wife and a large group of friends when the incident is alleged to have happened at an airport checkpoint.
I am tired, very tired. We just want to get home. I just want to thank everybody but I’ve got to get back.Tony Camoccio
More than 5,000 people had signed an online petition by Saturday calling for him to be released.
Speaking for the family after his return, Mr Camoccio’s sister Liz Doody said: “We are very relieved that we got him home.
“We appreciate the help from the public and yourselves (the media) and the online support was terrific.
“It really gathered momentum. And thanks very much for everything.”
Detained in Dubai’s chief executive Radha Stirling said: “The case has been dismissed for lack of evidence, and Tony will be flying home to the UK on the next available flight from Cairo.
“While the charges were clearly without merit, we have to emphasise that had British authorities and the international press not paid attention to this case, there is no reason to believe that Tony would be a free man today.”
Campaign chief executive Radha Stirling said: “The case has been dismissed for lack of evidence, and Tony will be flying home to the UK on the next available flight from Cairo.
“While the charges were clearly without merit, we have to emphasise that had British authorities and the international press not paid attention to this case, there is no reason to believe that Tony would be a free man today.”
The case has been dismissed for lack of evidence, and Tony will be flying home to the UK on the next available flight from Cairo.Radha Stirling
The London businessman and father-of-four had previously visited Egypt several times.
He was at the end of his holiday with his wife Joan and a large group of friends when the incident is said to have happened at an airport checkpoint.
His family claim he was given a standard pat down by a guard when he then patted the guard on the back.
The airport official is understood to have taken exception to the gesture and cops were called.
A statement on Mr Camoccio’s petition reads: “At customs in Hurghada airport on his outbound journey, he was at final checkpoint where he was, as a standard procedure for all outbound passengers, patted down by a security officer.
“Tony then gently patted the officers back, and is now facing serious accusations.
“He was held in a general population cell overnight where he remained in handcuffs petrified for his life as he did not know what he was supposedly being charged with or what he had done wrong.”
Family claim he was kept in handcuffs for the first night and starved of food and water in his cell.
8 More than 5,000 people had signed an online petition by SaturdayCredit: PA:Press Association8 Cops were called to Hughada Airport and arrested Tony last weekCredit: Rex FeaturesIn January last year, British woman Laura Plummer, 34, was released after 15 “horrendous” months in Eqyptian jails.
Laura, jailed in Egypt for three years for having banned painkillers in her luggage, tucked into a fry up in Belgium before flying back to Heathrow after over a year.
Freed Laura told of her 14 months of hell in an Egyptian jail — saying: “My two-week holiday in the sun turned into a nightmare.”
Laura was arrested and convicted on drug charges after 290 Tramadol prescription painkillers were found in her luggage at an airport.
The 34-year-old shop worker had planned to give them to her ­Egyptian husband Omar for his chronic back pain.
8 Laura pictured before her time in jail after being arrested in EgyptCredit: PA:Press Association8 The young Brit wept as she found herself back in the UK and with her family8 Al Qanater Prison, where Laura was held after her convictionCredit: Peter Jordan – The SunBritish woman Laura Plummer freed after being jailed in Egypt for possessing tramadol painkillers



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Caroline Flack’s boyfriend says ‘I’ll get answers’ after death and slams banned contact in CPS ‘show trial’ – The Sun



CAROLINE Flack’s distraught boyfriend has vowed to “get answers” after her shock suicide.
In a heartbroken post today Lewis Burton slammed the CPS for banning the couple from contacting each other.
12 Caroline Flack’s boyfriend posted a picture of the pair with an emotional message12 He had posted a Valentine’s Day message to her on FridayCredit: Instagram12 The pair pictured laughing together in happier timesCredit: InstagramIt comes hours after her management also blasted prosecutors for pursuing the “vulnerable” star and continuing with a “show trial” before she tragically took her own life.
Lewis today posted: “I will be your voice baby I promise I will ask all the questions you wanted and I will get all the answers.
“Nothing will bring you back but I will try make you proud everyday.
“I love you with all my heart 💔.”
Former Love Island host Caroline, 40, was told on Friday the CPS were continuing with an assault trial – even though she and her boyfriend Lewis Burton urged authorities to discontinue it.
She had been accused at a court hearing on December 23 of hitting him over the head with a lamp at 5am as he slept.
Caroline was said to have been determined to prove her innocence when the case eventually went to crown court, scheduled for March 4.
But she was also tormented by strict bail conditions which prevented her from contacting Lewis until after the trial.
HEARTBREAKING TRIBUTE
Lewis, 27, today added: “My heart is broken we had something so special.
“I am so lost for words I am in so much pain I miss you so much I know you felt safe with me you always said.
“I don’t think about anything else when I am with you and I was not allowed to be there this time I kept asking and asking.”
He had previously repeatedly spoken out of the distress caused by the banned contact with Caroline, and his wish for the case to be dropped.
Lewis rushed back from a skiing holiday yesterday after being told the shocking news.
On Friday he had posted a picture of the couple, saying: “Happy Valentine’s. Love You.”
Police and paramedics rushed to Caroline’s flat yesterday, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her death is being treated as non-suspicious, with a post-mortem scheduled and an inquest set to open this week.
A source close to her said yesterday: “This is the most dreadful and shocking news – and has come as a bolt from the blue for everyone.
“Caroline has been very low but absolutely no one saw this coming or had any inkling she felt this way. Otherwise she would never have been left alone.
“The timing of this is just dreadful and suggests that being apart from Lewis on Valentine’s Day may have proved the final straw for Caroline.”
YOU’RE NOT ALONEEVERY 90 minutes in the UK a life is lost to suicide.
It doesn’t discriminate, touching the lives of people in every corner of society – from the homeless and unemployed to builders and doctors, reality stars and footballers.
It’s the biggest killer of people under the age of 35, more deadly than cancer and car crashes.
And men are three times more likely to take their own life than women.
Yet it’s rarely spoken of, a taboo that threatens to continue its deadly rampage unless we all stop and take notice, now.
That is why The Sun launched the You’re Not Alone campaign.
The aim is that by sharing practical advice, raising awareness and breaking down the barriers people face when talking about their mental health, we can all do our bit to help save lives.
Let’s all vow to ask for help when we need it, and listen out for others… You’re Not Alone.
If you, or anyone you know, needs help dealing with mental health problems, the following organisations provide support:

Laura Whitmore, who replaced Caroline on Love Island for the latest series, tweeted “I’m trying to find the words but I can’t”, followed by a broken heart emoji.
Dermot O’Leary, who previously worked alongside her on The X Factor, posted a picture of the pair of them together on Instagram.
He said: “Just the worst news. Poor soul. Sending love to hers, and yours. Hold them tight tonight people. X Candles lit.”
In 2011, Caroline presented The Xtra Factor with Olly Murs and later Matt Richardson before later hosting the main show in 2015 to replace Dermot O’Leary.
After he returned to the show, Caroline took on her biggest role as presenter of Love Island the same year.
Along with as hosting Love Island’s weekly spin-off show Aftersun, she hosted all five series of the popular programme – one of the most-watched reality shows in the UK since it launched in 2015.
As well as presenting on TV, Caroline was also crowned winner of the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 with Pasha Kovalev as her partner.
12 Tributes have poured in for the much-loved TV presenter after her shock deathCredit: Rex Features12 Lewis, 27, yesterday rushed back to the UK from a skiing holiday after being told the newsCredit: Rex Features12 Heartbroken Lewis re-posted one of her past posts saying ‘in a world where you can be anything, be kind’Credit: Instagram12 Love Island presenter Caroline Flack was found dead at her home yesterdayCredit: The Mega Agency12 Tributes have poured out for the beloved ex-Strictly Come Dancing winnerCredit: BBC12 Police and paramedics rushed to Caroline’s flat yesterday, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.Credit: PA12 The TV presenter took her own life and was tragically found dead yesterdayCredit: BBC She took her life hours after being told the CPS were pursuing her assault chargeCredit: Rex Features12 Caroline Flack’s last Instagram postCredit: Instagram Laura Whitmore, friend and new host of Love Island, paid tribute12 Caroline’s best friend, Mollie Grosberg, paid tribute to her after her deathCredit: InstagramIf you are affected by any of the issues raised in this article, please call the Samaritans on (free) 116123



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RHOA’s Kandi Burruss says she wants person behind shooting at her restaurant ‘brought to justice’ – The Sun



KANDI Burruss has broken her silence on the horrific shooting that took place at her restaurant and says she hopes the shooter will be brought to justice.
A gunman shot three people inside of Old Lady Gang restaurant in Georgia that is owned by The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 43, and her husband Todd Tucker just after 9pm on Valentine’s Day.
7 Kandi spoke for the first time at the terrifying shooting that happened at the restaurant she ownsCredit: Getty Images – Getty7 The reality star is working with police to bring the person responsible to justiceCredit: Instagram7 The shooting took place at Old Lady Gang in Atlanta, GeorgiaCredit: AP:Associated PressThe reality star posted a statement on Instagram alongside a photo that read “God’s got you”: “My family and I are truly saddened by the unfortunate events that occurred at Old Lady Gang (OLG) Camp Creek.
“On the evening of February 14th, an evening that was meant to celebrate love, unfortunately turned into something quite different.
“Our prayers and thoughts go out to the individuals that were harmed or in any way negatively impacted.
“We are aware that this matter is being actively investigated by law enforcement and we are cooperating with law enforcement to bring to justice those involved,” the businesswoman continued.
7 The shooting took place just after 9pm on Valentine’s DayCredit: Google Street View7 Kandi and her husband Todd own the eateryCredit: Splash NewsThe RHOA personality continued to let her followers know the violence that took place is not reflective of what the company stands for:
“As African-American business owners, it has been our goal to invest in our community by bringing jobs, quality dining, and a positive experience to the greater Atlanta area.
“We hope that you know and understand that the acts of violence that occurred yesterday evening do not, in any way, serve as a reflection of OLG or its values.”
Kandi concluded by asking for help to catch the gunman: “We appreciate all of the love and prayers that have come our way and we encourage anyone with any information regarding any aspects of the events that occurred to please reach out to law enforcement as soon as possible.”
7 Kandi said “our prayers and thoughts go out to the individuals that were harmed or in any way negatively impacted”Credit: Getty Images – Getty7 The Bravo star joined RHOA during its second season in 2009Credit: 2017 Bravo Media, LLCPolice told WSB-TV 2 that the shooter targeted a man inside of the eatery and shot two bystanders in the process.
All three individuals were taken to a hospital in the area with non-life threatening injuries, according to Fox 5 Atlanta.
The names of the victims have not yet been released.
A hunt is still underway for the gunman, who fled the scene following the shooting.
Kima Golden – who was a customer inside of OLG at the time of the incident – exclusively revealed to The Sun that she had mistaken the gunshots for “balloons.”
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She described the scary scene: “It wasn’t until I saw the people around the target hit the ground that I followed suit.
“I also thought the shooting was outside and not inside. Who shoots someone inside of a restaurant?”
Kima added she has been to restaurants in the same area before and has always “felt safe.”
She continued: “I would hate for fear to ruin the reputation of the restaurant and others in the area due to one individual’s selfish acts.”
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Fury vs Wilder 2 PPV price REVEALED, Wilder broke hand during first fight, Ruiz Jr snubbed Whyte – The Sun



TYSON FURY is gearing up for his massive rematch with Deontay Wilder, who has revealed he broke his hand when facing the Gypsy King in 2018.
And Eddie Hearn says Fury must win, if the world is to ever see a unification fight with Anthony Joshua.
But, Bronze Bomber Wilder has revealed that his famous right hand was broken during the first bout between him at the Brit.
Follow all the latest updates from the world of boxing below…



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Firmino to shine in Liverpool victory against Norwich and Arsenal to see off Newcastle – The Sun



THE big guns return to action in a much more packed Premier League schedule this weekend.
Twelve top-flight teams had last week to put their feet up – sort of – and many stars opted for a warm weather getaway as Storm Ciara wreaked havoc on the remaining schedule.
8 Bruno Fernandes made his Man Utd debut against WolvesCredit: AFP or licensorsThis weekend we’ve a packed column for you, featuring four top-flight matches starting with Liverpool’s trip to rock-bottom Norwich…Norwich vs Liverpool – Saturday, 5.30pm
IT’S a true David vs Goliath showdown at Carrow Road.
On paper this looks the toughest test of the season for a Canaries side who have found the going tough on their return to the top-flight.
Daniel Farke and Norwich chiefs should be applauded for sticking by their guns in restricting their spending and retaining a football philosophy.
But that will mean little to a ruthless Liverpool, who arrive now as one of the most celebrated teams in the Premier League era.
Still unbeaten and on target to wrap up the title weeks early, the Reds haven’t lost a league game since January 2019.
This fixture never appears to disappoint and it’s goals which are on the menu – and plenty of them.
The past three H2H’s here at Carrow Road have finished 4-5, 2-3, 2-5, all in favour of the men in red.
8Infact Liverpool have won their last five games in Norfolk, whilst they dismantled a plucky but out-classed Norwich side 4-1 on the opening day of the season.
Farke and Co beat Man City here earlier in the campaign simply by sticking to their attacking philosophy.
They’re not going to change and WILL get chances against this Liverpool side, who have conceded at Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Wolves this season on the road.
Basically, the 4/5 on both teams to score is way too high.
We’re expecting Liverpool to take all three points back to Merseyside, but Norwich have drawn a blank at Carrow Road just once all season.
8 Liverpool are close to securing their first league title in nearly 30 yearsCredit: AFP or licensorsThe 1/2 on there being a goal in each half is short, but is our banker of the day and a great bet to top up any acca.
While all the value falls with Roberto Firmino in this one.
Liverpool’s attacking quartet of the Brazilian, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane all dominate the scoring betting.
But Firmino has ten goals this season, all on the road – 3/2 is a massive price for him to make it eleven.
SunSport’s best bets
Both teams to score: 4/5
A goal to be scored in each half: 1/2
Roberto Firmino to net again on the road: 3/2

Aston Villa vs Spurs – Sunday, 2pm
HAS the tide turned for Jose and Spurs?
If anything, the new-look winter break has come at just the wrong time for Mourinho’s side.
Hard-fought wins over Man City and Southampton had breathed some optimism and momentum into a stuttering season – and Tottenham are without a defeat now in six games.
Villa on the other hand are scrapping to keep their heads above water.
They’ve a trip to Wembley to look forward to in March after reaching the Carabao Cup final – but remain just one point ahead of the relegation zone going into this one.
Every game is huge now and there’s no way Dean Smith is writing off any points here.
Spurs on the road this season have been – to put it bluntly – awful.
They’ve just two wins from 12 matches away from North London, with a goal difference of -5 and five defeats.
And yet they’re odds-on to win here. Don’t go anywhere near that.
8 All hell broke loose as Spurs beat champions Man CityCredit: ReutersThis Villa outfit are spearheaded by Jack Grealish and even the most optimistic Villan must know that he’s likely leaving in the summer, relegation or not.
Spurs have been long-time admirers of the creative midfielder and he’s a terrific 12/5 to bag at anytime.
One thing Villa do here is net – they’ve drawn just one blank here all season, in a drab 0-0 draw with West Ham way back in September.
Man City, Liverpool, Leicester and Wolves have all left without a clean sheet.
And so to we reckon will Spurs, who have stopped the opposition scoring just once in a Premier League away game this campaign.
Both teams to score is a 4/7 shot and we can’t recommend that one enough.
Even though we’re not backing Spurs to win this one, we do like the look of them on the team goals market.
They’ve scored two or more on their last five visits to this ground and that’s the safe play at 7/10.
SunSport best bets
Both teams to score at Villa Park: 4/7
Spurs to score two or more goals: 7/10
Jack Grealish to net his eighth of the campaign: 12/5
8 Star man Grealish has attracted some interest, as well as a late push for the UEFA Euro England squadArsenal vs Newcastle – Sunday, 4.30pm
IT’S an unbeaten 2020 so far for Arsenal.
But that doesn’t really tell the full story, does it.
Only two teams have won fewer games in this year’s Premier League season than the Gunners – Watford and Norwich, who both linger in 19th and 20th.
With just SIX wins from 25 games – the same as Brighton – Arsenal are only really out of relegation trouble thanks to their quite ridiculous tally of thirteen drawn matches.
Arteta has certainly made his side hard to beat, with four stalemates on the spin.
But it does mean they start this game level on points with Toon, who are unbeaten in four top-flight matches.
Steve Bruce’s side haven’t done much on the road this term though, winning just three of 12 games and without a success since beating Sheffield United in early December.
And their record on this ground is nothing short of horrendous.
8Arsenal have won the last seven meetings, with an aggregate score of 20-5.
In fact, Newcastle have won in North London just TWICE since the turn of the century. Ouch.
There are the green shoots from recovery showing all over the pitch as Arteta gets his house in order.
Even Granit Xhaka is starting to look like a player.
We reckon this is Arsenal’s time to break that run of draws and three points are there for the taking on Sunday afternoon.
With talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang back from suspension – and a healthy 23/10 to celebrate with the opener – they can extend Toon’s misery in this part of the world.
Take the 4/9 on them winning and use it to boost your accas.
Or be more adventurous and take the 23/20 on the Gunners to be winning at both half time and full time. That’s a big, big price.
SunSport best bets
Arsenal to beat Newcastle: 4/9
Gunners to be winning at HT and FT: 23/20
Aubameyang to open the scoring at the Emirates: 23/10
8 Newcastle have enjoyed the lowest amount of possession of all the Premier League sides this seasonChelsea vs Man Utd – Monday, 8pm
CAN Utd make it three on the spin at the Bridge?
Up until their victory here in February last year, Man Utd hadn’t picked up a win at Stamford Bridge in seven years.
They followed up that top-flight win with a Carabao Cup triumph here in October and the Bridge hoodoo is most certainly broken.
Chelsea continue to flit from the sublime to the ridiculous, with Frank Lampard’s young side just about keeping their place in the top four.
They’re without a Premier League win in three games though and have lost four times on home soil already this season.
But on their day – and especially on the road – they’ve excelled with the fast-paced game Big Frank has brought back to the club.
Neither of these sides can be trusted on the results market.
Who saw Southampton, Bournemouth and West Ham all winning in West London? Not us.
We’re not quite sure why anyone would put their hard-earned on United in this one.
8They’ve won just three out of 12 away games this term, with three defeats in their last four on the road.
And 29/10? Not for us.
We’re not convinced by goals either.
Four of the last six H2H’s here have featured three goals or less, while just ten of United’s 25 PL games have seen similar. That’s the third lowest in the division.
Basically, 10/11 on their being under 2.5 goals is an excellent bet.
And even better is the evens on both teams failing to score.
That bet would have won on seven of the last ten meetings at the Bridge. Expect a cagey one.
SunSport best bets
Under 2.5 goals at Stamford Bridge: 10/11
One or both teams to keep a clean sheet: Evens



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Shahid Afridi blessed with fifth baby Girl



Our Pakistani Cricketer Mr. Shahid Afridi announced that the arrival of 5th daughter into this World. Cricketer create caption took to there Social Media sharing “Good News” with there fans  and also shared pictures of a newly born baby along with his four daughters.

Then , on Social media flooded with congratulatory messages from around the world, expressed their heartfelt wishes for the family.



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The 8 Most Common Leadership Styles & How to Find Your Own


“A good leader should always … ”
How you finish that sentence could reveal a lot about your leadership style.

Leadership is a fluid practice. We’re always changing and improving the way in which we help our direct reports and the company grow. And the longer we lead, the more likely we’ll change the way we choose to complete the sentence above.

But in order to become better leaders tomorrow, we need to know where we stand today. To help you understand the impact each type of leader has on a company, I’ll explain eight of the most common types of leadership styles in play today and how effective they are.

Types of Leadership Styles

Democratic LeadershipAutocratic LeadershipLaissez-Faire LeadershipStrategic LeadershipTransformational LeadershipTransactional LeadershipCoach-Style LeadershipBureaucratic Leadership

Then, I’ll show you a leadership style assessment based on this post’s opening sentence to help you figure out which leader you are.
1. Democratic Leadership
Commonly Effective
Democratic leadership is exactly what it sounds like — the leader makes decisions based on the input of each team member. Although he or she makes the final call, each employee has an equal say on a project’s direction.
Democratic leadership is one of the most effective leadership styles because it allows lower-level employees to exercise authority they’ll need to use wisely in future positions they might hold. It also resembles how decisions can be made in company board meetings.
For example, in a company board meeting, a democratic leader might give the team a few decision-related options. They could then open a discussion about each option. After a discussion, this leader might take the board’s thoughts and feedback into consideration, or they might open this decision up to a vote.
2. Autocratic Leadership
Rarely Effective
Autocratic leadership is the inverse of democratic leadership. In this leadership style, the leader makes decisions without taking input from anyone who reports to them. Employees are neither considered nor consulted prior to a direction, and are expected to adhere to the decision at a time and pace stipulated by the leader.
An example of this could be when a manager changes the hours of work shifts for multiple employees without consulting anyone — especially the effected employees.
Frankly, this leadership style stinks. Most organizations today can’t sustain such a hegemonic culture without losing employees. It’s best to keep leadership more open to the intellect and perspective of the rest of the team.
3. Laissez-Faire Leadership
Sometimes Effective
If you remember your high-school French, you’ll accurately assume that laissez-faire leadership is the least intrusive form of leadership. The French term “laissez faire” literally translates to “let them do,” and leaders who embrace it afford nearly all authority to their employees.
In a young startup, for example, you might see a laissez-faire company founder who makes no major office policies around work hours or deadlines. They might put full trust into their employees while they focus on the overall workings of running the company.
Although laissez-faire leadership can empower employees by trusting them to work however they’d like, it can limit their development and overlook critical company growth opportunities. Therefore, it’s important that this leadership style is kept in check.
4. Strategic Leadership
Commonly Effective
Strategic leaders sit at the intersection between a company’s main operations and its growth opportunities. He or she accepts the burden of executive interests while ensuring that current working conditions remain stable for everyone else.
This is a desirable leadership style in many companies because strategic thinking supports multiple types of employees at once. However, leaders who operate this way can set a dangerous precedent with respect to how many people they can support at once, and what the best direction for the company really is if everyone is getting their way at all times.
5. Transformational Leadership
Sometimes Effective
Transformational leadership is always “transforming” and improving upon the company’s conventions. Employees might have a basic set of tasks and goals that they complete every week or month, but the leader is constantly pushing them outside of their comfort zone.
When starting a job with this type of leader, all employees might get a list of goals to reach, as well as deadlines for reaching them. While the goals might seem simple at first, this manager might pick up the pace of deadlines or give you more and more challenging goals as you grow with the company.
This is a highly encouraged form of leadership among growth-minded companies because it motivates employees to see what they’re capable of. But transformational leaders can risk losing sight of everyone’s individual learning curves if direct reports don’t receive the right coaching to guide them through new responsibilities.
6. Transactional Leadership
Sometimes Effective
Transactional leaders are fairly common today. These managers reward their employees for precisely the work they do. A marketing team that receives a scheduled bonus for helping generate a certain number of leads by the end of the quarter is a common example of transactional leadership.
When starting a job with a transactional boss, you might receive an incentive plan that motivates you to quickly master your regular job duties. For example, if you work in marketing, you might receive a bonus for sending 10 marketing emails. On the other hand, a transformational leader might only offer you a bonus if your work results in a large amount of newsletter subscriptions.
Transactional leadership helps establish roles and responsibilities for each employee, but it can also encourage bare-minimum work if employees know how much their effort is worth all the time. This leadership style can use incentive programs to motivate employees, but they should be consistent with the company’s goals and used in addition to unscheduled gestures of appreciation.
7. Coach-Style Leadership
Commonly Effective
Similarly to a sports team’s coach, this leader focuses on identifying and nurturing the individual strengths of each member on his or her team. They also focus on strategies that will enable their team work better together. This style offers strong similarities to strategic and democratic leadership, but puts more emphasis on the growth and success of individual employees.
Rather than forcing all employees to focus on similar skills and goals, this leader might build a team where each employee has an expertise or skillset in something different. In the longrun, this leader focuses on creating strong teams that can communicate well and embrace each other’s unique skillsets in order to get work done.
A manager with this leadership style might help employees improve on their strengths by giving them new tasks to try, offering them guidance, or meeting to discuss constructive feedback. They might also encourage one or more team members to expand on their strengths by learning new skills from other teammates.
8. Bureaucratic Leadership
Rarely Effective
Bureaucratic leaders go by the books. This style of leadership might listen and consider the input of employees — unlike autocratic leadership — but the leader tends to reject an employee’s input if it conflicts with company policy or past practices.
You may run into a bureaucratic leader at a larger, older, or traditional company. At these companies, when a colleague or employee proposes a strong strategy that seems new or non-traditional, bureaucratic leaders may reject it. Their resistance might be because the company has already been successful with current processes and trying something new could waste time or resources if it doesn’t work. 
Employees under this leadership style might not feel as controlled as they would under autocratic leadership, but there is still a lack of freedom in how much people are able to do in their roles. This can quickly shut down innovation, and is definitely not encouraged for companies who are chasing ambitious goals and quick growth.
Leadership Style Assessment
Leaders can carry a mix of the above leadership styles depending on their industry and the obstacles they face. At the root of these styles, according to leadership experts Bill Torbert and David Rooke, are what are called “action logics.”
These action logics assess “how [leaders] interpret their surroundings and react when their power or safety is challenged.”
That’s the idea behind a popular management survey tool called the Leadership Development Profile. Created by professor Torbert and psychologist Susanne Cook-Greuter — and featured in the book, Personal and Organizational Transformations — the survey relies on a set of 36 open-ended sentence completion tasks to help researchers better understand how leaders develop and grow.
Below, we’ve outlined six action logics using open-ended sentences that help describe each one. See how much you agree with each sentence and, at the bottom, find out which leadership style you uphold based on the action logics you most agreed with.
1. Individualist
The individualist, according to Rooke and Tolbert, is self-aware, creative, and primarily focused on their own actions and development as opposed to overall organizational performance. This action logic is exceptionally driven by the desire to exceed personal goals and constantly improve their skills.
Here are some things an individualist might say:
I1. “A good leader should always trust their own intuition over established organizational processes.”
I2. “It’s important to be able to relate to others so I can easily communicate complex ideas to them.”
I3. “I’m more comfortable with progress than sustained success.”
2. Strategist
Strategists are acutely aware of the environments in which they operate. They have a deep understanding of the structures and processes that make their businesses tick, but they’re also able to consider these frameworks critically and evaluate what could be improved.
Here are some things a strategist might say:
S1. “A good leader should always be able to build a consensus in divided groups.”
S2. “It’s important to help develop the organization as a whole, as well as the growth and individual achievements of my direct reports.”
S3. “Conflict is inevitable, but I’m knowledgeable enough about my team’s personal and professional relationships to handle the friction.”
3. Alchemist
Rooke and Tolbert describe this charismatic action logic as the most highly evolved and effective at managing organizational change. What distinguishes alchemists from other action logics is their unique ability to see the big picture in everything, but also fully understand the need to take details seriously. Under an alchemist leader, no department or employee is overlooked.
Here are some things an alchemist might say:
A1. “A good leader helps their employees reach their highest potential, and possesses the necessary empathy and moral awareness to get there.”
A2. “It’s important to make a profound and positive impact on whatever I’m working on.”
A3. “I have a unique ability to balance short-term needs and long-term goals.”
4. Opportunist
Opportunist are guided by a certain level of mistrust of others, relying on a facade of control to keep their employees in line. “Opportunists tend to regard their bad behavior as legitimate in the cut and thrust of an eye-for-an-eye world,” Rooke and Tolbert write.
Here are some things an opportunist might say:
O1. “A good leader should always view others as potential competition to be bested, even if it’s at the expense of their professional development.”
O2. “I reserve the right to reject the input of those who question or criticize my ideas.”
5. Diplomat
Unlike the opportunist, the diplomat isn’t concerned with competition or assuming control over situations. Instead, this action logic seeks to cause minimal impact on their organization by conforming to existing norms and completing their daily tasks with as little friction as possible.
Here are some things a diplomat might say:
D1. “A good leader should always resist change since it risks causing instability among their direct reports.”
D2. “It’s important to provide the ‘social glue’ in team situations, safely away from conflict.”
D3. “I tend to thrive in more team-oriented or supporting leadership roles.”
6. Expert
The expert is a pro in their given field, constantly striving to perfect their knowledge of a subject and perform to meet their own high expectations. Rooke and Tolbert describe the expert as a talented individual contributor and a source of knowledge for the team. But this action logic does lack something central to many good leaders: emotional intelligence.
Here are some things a diplomat might say:
E1. “A good leader should prioritize their own pursuit of knowledge over the needs of the organization and their direct reports.”
E2. “When problem solving with others in the company, my opinion tends to be the correct one.”
Which Leader Are You?
So, which action logics above felt like you? Think about each sentence for a moment … now, check out which of the seven leadership styles you embrace on the right based on the sentences you resonated with on the left.
Action Logic Sentence
Leadership Style
S3
Democratic
O1, O2, E1, E2
Autocratic
D2, D3, E1
Laissez-Faire
S1, S2, A3
Strategic
I1, I2, I3, A1, A2
Transformational
D3
Transactional
D1
Bureaucratic
The more action logics you agreed with, the more likely you practice a mix of leadership styles.
For example, if you agreed with everything the strategist said — denoted S1, S2, and S3 — this would make you a 66% strategic leader and 33% democratic leader. If you agreed with just S3, but also everything the alchemist said, this would make you a 50% transformational, 25% strategic, and 25% democratic leader.
Keep in mind that these action logics are considered developmental stages, not fixed attributes — most leaders will progress through multiple types of leadership throughout their careers.

Originally published Feb 7, 2020 9:13:00 PM, updated February 11 2020

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Nicole Scherzinger poses with topless hunky boyfriend Thom Evans to celebrate first Valentine’s Day together – The Sun



NICOLE Scherzinger set pulses racing as she posed up with her topless boyfriend Thom Evans to celebrate their first Valentine’s Day.
The 41-year-old posted a picture of the pair sitting down to enjoy breakfast – showing her wearing just a top and no bottoms and the rugby player, 34, in just a pair of trousers.
4 Nicole Scherzinger shared a picture with Thom to mark Valentine’s DayShe captioned the image: “A toast to LOVE day y’all  #HappyValentinesDay.”
Their followers couldn’t get enough of the snap and some famous faces even decided to get involved in the comments.
Comedian Ken Jeong wrote: “You guys aren’t really eating that. #Abs.”
Fellow rugby player and bandmate Ben Foden joked: “Tell @te11 to lay off the carbs – it’s always summer somewhere.”
4 Nicole and Thom started dating last year and have been inseparable sinceWhile Thom’s brother Max simply wrote: “Tasty.”
Nicole and Thom have been dating since meeting on The X Factor: Celebrity last year when Thom competed in group Try Star with his rugby pals.
The Pussycats Doll singer was a judge alongside Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh – but couldn’t help but fall for the sportsman as he sung on stage.
Nicole was keen to keep their relationship secret – but suffered relentless teasing by Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh on live TV.
4 The pair are both famed for their amazing figuresCredit: Instagram4 Nicole and the Pussycat Dolls have reunited and are going on tourCredit: Getty Images – Gettyher wee retreat Inside multi-millionaire Susan Boyle’s transformed council house TAN ISLAND Love Island stars tan transformations after 6 weeks in the South African sun ExclusiveDIRTY DANCER Strictly’s Kelvin sent sexts & ‘graphic’ pics to blonde behind his wife’s back MISSING OUT Lauren Goodger sends bitter message to Mark Wright as she shares lingerie shot MEMORY LANE Holly Willoughby and Simon Cowell star in Cilla: The Lost Tapes unseen footage ExclusiveHOUSE OF HORROR Katie Price mucky mansion littered with poo and had ‘drug wrap’ by her bed
She later sent the band home in a bid to save her romance – and they’ve barely spent any time apart since.
Thom has been following Nicole around the world, from the Golden Globes in Los Angeles to a romantic holiday in Mexico.
They made their red carpet debut at the TV and film awards, showing how much they’ve fallen for each other in recent months.
Nicole has been busy reuniting with her former bandmates after ten years
She is going on tour with Ashley Roberts, Kimberly Wyatt, Carmit Bachar and Jessica Sutta with their new single React.
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4 Ways to Reshare Content From Other Users



Most social media feeds are almost distractingly busy — full of photos, videos, and text updates from friends and brands you follow. Instagram is different — you can only look at one post at a time.
And while Instagram’s simple, clean interface makes to easy to focus on users’ beautiful photography and interesting videos, it also leaves something to be desired: the ability to easily repost other users’ content.

But fear not: for every problem, the internet has afforded a solution. We tested out four different ways to repost content on Instagram in a few simple steps. All of these methods are free, but some require you to download an app from the iOS App Store or Google Play first.
Disclaimer: Pursuant to Instagram’s Terms of Use, you must first reach out to the Instagram user whose content you want to reproduce and obtain written permission to do so. You can do this by commenting on the image and asking, or by sending them an Instagram Direct Message, which can be accessed by tapping the paper airplane icon in the upper right-hand corner of the app.

How to Repost on Instagram
To repost someone else’s Instagram post, you first have to obtain that person’s permission to re-use their content. Then, you can use an external app such as Repost for Instagram, Instarepost, or DownloadGram. You can also take a screenshot of the photo with your mobile device.

Using Repost for Instagram
1. Download Repost for Instagram.
Download Repost for Instagram for either iOS or Android. Both devices are compatible with this app, which integrates directly with Instagram so you can share content from other Instagram users from your mobile device.

2. Identify a photo or video to repost.
Open your Instagram app and find a photo or video you’d like to repost from your own Instagram account. Tap your chosen photo from the original poster’s photo gallery to see its full view, as shown below.

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3. Copy the post’s share URL to your clipboard.
Once you’re on the photo’s or video’s landing page, tap the “…” icon in the upper-righthand corner of the post. Then, tap “Copy Share URL” (the button will look the same on Android devices).

4. Open Repost for Instagram.
Once the photo is copied to your phone’s clipboard, open Repost for Instagram. The post you copied will automatically be on the app’s homepage, as shown below.

Tap the arrow on the righthand side of the post. There, you can edit how you want the repost icon to appear on Instagram.

Tap “Repost.” Then, tap “Copy to Instagram,” where you can add a filter and edit the post.

5. Edit the post’s caption and share your repost.
Tap “Next.” If you want to include the original post’s caption, tap the caption field and press “Paste,” where the original caption will appear with a citation that credits the original poster with your reposted photo.

When you’re ready to share the post, tap “Share” as you would a regular Instagram post. Here’s how the post appears on your Instagram profile:

Using InstaRepost
1. Download InstaRepost.
Download InstaRepost for iOS or Android devices to share content from other Instagram users from your own Instagram account via your mobile device.
2. Give InstaRepost access to your Instagram account.
Open InstaRepost, log in using your Instagram credentials, and authorize it to access photos, friends, and similar content associated with your Instagram account.

3. Use InstaRepost to look up the original poster’s username.
InstaRepost will only show you a small selection from your Instagram feed. If you know what post you’re looking for, tap the magnifying glass icon on the bottom toolbar of the InstaRepost app to access the Explore tab. Enter the username of the person whose photo you want to repost.

4. Save the photo to your phone’s camera roll.
Once you’ve found a post you want to reshare, tap the arrow in the lower righthand corner. Then, tap “Repost,” then “Repost” again. This will first save the photo your mobile device’s native camera roll, where you can retrieve it in the Instagram app.

Navigate to your Instagram app and tap “Library.” You’ll see the post saved to your phone’s camera roll. Tap the photo to pull it into Instagram.

5. Add a filter and a citation, and share your repost.
Add a filter and edit the post as you would any other. Then, select “Next” and tap the caption field to paste the original caption. The repost won’t automatically include a citation, so we suggest adding one by typing “@ + [username]” to credit the content’s original poster. Then, press “Share.”

Here’s how the post appears on your Instagram profile:

Using DownloadGram

DownloadGram lets Instagram users download high-resolution copies of Instagram photos and videos to repost from their own accounts. Luckily, there isn’t an app you need to download to repost using this process. Here’s how to do it:
1. Open Instagram and find a photo or video to repost.
Open your Instagram app and find the post you want to repost. Tap the “…” icon in the upper righthand corner of the post and click “Copy Share URL” (this button will be the same for both iOS and Android mobile devices).

2. Paste the post’s share URL into DownloadGram.
Open your mobile internet browser and navigate to DownloadGram — or simply, downloadgram.com. Paste the URL into the text box that appears on the website’s homepage. Then, tap “Download.”

Tap the green “Download Image” button that appears further down DownloadGram’s homepage.

3. Download the post.
You’ll be directed to a new webpage with the content ready to download. Tap the download icon — the box with an upward-facing arrow, as shown below — then tap “Save image.”

4. Open Instagram and find the photo or video in your camera roll.
Return to your Instagram app. The image will be saved to your phone’s native camera roll, so edit it as you would any other Instagram post.

5. Add a caption and share your repost.
The repost won’t include a citation, so we suggest adding one by typing “@ + [username]” to credit the original poster with the photo or video. Then, press “Share.” Here’s how the post appears on your Instagram profile:

Taking a Screenshot
This method doesn’t require any or other websites to repost on Instagram. It’s worth nothing that this method only works for reposting photos, not videos. Here’s how to do it:
Find a photo on Instagram you’d like to repost, and take a screenshot with your phone.
For iOS: Press down on the home and lock buttons simultaneously until your screen flashes.
For Android: Press down on the sleep/wake and volume down buttons simultaneously until your screen flashes.
Tap the new post button in the bottom-center of your Instagram screen. Resize the photo so it’s properly cropped in the Instagram photo editor.

Edit and filter the post like you would any other Instagram post. Keep in mind that your phone will take a screenshot of everything on your screen, not just the photo you want to repost. So, be prepared to crop the sides of the screenshot to capture just the image you want to share with your followers.

The repost won’t include a citation, so we suggest adding one by typing “@ + [username]” to credit the original poster with the photo you’re reposting. Then, press “Share.” Here’s how the post appears on your Instagram profile:

Now that you’ve learned how to repost on Instagram, you can diversify your profile with content sourced from friends, family, and brands. Use the methods above — being sure to cite the source of the original post — to quickly and easily reshare your favorite content.
Looking for more ideas for sourcing and creating Instagram content for your brand? Download our free guide to using Instagram for business here.



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Inside Jon Bon Jovi’s $20M waterfront New Jersey mansion featuring horse stables and its own pub



JON Bon Jovi may have been livin’ on a prayer, but he’s been holed up in a dream home.
The New Jersey native has listed his Middletown, New Jersey, mansion for a mere $20 million.
16 Rock icon and New Jersey philanthropist, Jon Bon Jovi, offers for sale his estate, a French-inspired château overlooking the tranquil Navesink River16 The New Jersey native – pictured with wife Dorothea – has listed his Middletown, New Jersey, mansion for a mere $20 millionHis French-inspired lavish 18,000-square-foot-house is located an hour outside of New York City and sits on the banks of the Navesink River.
It comes with over 750 feet of private water frontage with a dock and boat lift.
The Bed of Roses hit-maker had plenty of space to tend to his rose beds, as it sits on over 15 acres of landscaped grounds.
Designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern, the stucco and limestone home is built to look as if it was airlifted from the French countryside, complete with alcove windows, slate roofing, tall chimneys, and ornate French-style accents and balconettes.
16 Fans got a chance to see his interiors as he listed the home for sale16 He has a lavish eat-in kitchen16 The chateau-inspired property is listed at $20 million16 He lived there with his wife and four children16 There’s a dream eat-in kitchen with rustic accentsSome of the six bedrooms were occupied by Jon’s four children, Stephanie Rose, 26, Jesse, 24, Jacob Hurley, 17, and Romeo Jon, 15.
There are also six bathrooms in the house.
The family wing features four ensuite bedrooms, including the master suite, which boasts a balcony with panoramic river views, a steam shower, a soaking tub, his and hers walk-in closets, a seating area, a kitchenette and more.
There’s a second guest/staff wing and a built-in elevator transports guests between the basement, first and second floors.
16 Designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern, the stucco and limestone home is built to look as if it was airlifted from the French countryside, complete with alcove windows, slate roofing, tall chimneys, and ornate French-style accents and balconettes16 It has views overlooking the tranquil Navesink River16 There’s a pool16 The Bed of Roses hit-maker had plenty of space to tend to his rose beds, as it sits on over 15 acres of landscaped grounds16 It comes with over 750 feet of private water frontage with a dock and boat lift16 There’s also a wet bar, perfect for entertaining, overlooking the river16 There’s a lot of wood in the kitchen area16 A grand entrance foyer and staircase greets guests as they arriveJon – who has been married to his high-school sweetheart Dorothea for over 30 years – has the house on the market with Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate.
It’s designed for entertaining, once an airy, two-story foyer greets guests just past the front doors then a custom-built winding staircase with a wrought iron banister leads up to the second level.
Downstairs, as well as a kitchen which features an eat-in breakfast room, the home has a 50-foot living room with 12-foot ceilings which is fitted with a movie theater.
A wood-crafted bar overlooks the water and a family room boasts an indoor-outdoor fireplace.
16 The couple have been married for over 30 years after meeting in High SchoolNESS DAZZLES Dancing On Ice pro Vanessa Bauer breaks the ice with stunning lingerie shoot INSANIA Peter Andre accidentally wishes wife Emily happy anniversary on Valentine’s Day code word Love Island’s Ched reveals he ‘did hand stuff’ with Jess during boys chat SPLITTING HEADACHE RHOBH’s Dorit and PK Kemsley slam claims they’re ‘headed for a divorce’ DE-KNEES ARE OUTEN Denise Van Outen, 45, limbers up to perform a cabaret show in fishnets
Outside, a French-inspired courtyard takes center stage, while a pool, pergola, slate patio and landscaped gardens fill out the acreage.
The estate also includes a number of smaller outbuildings, including the carriage house, which has three bedrooms.
He also has his own pub – the Shoe Inn Pub, which has a bar and games area.
The star – who as the lead singer of Bon Jovi has sold more the 130 million albums worldwide – also has converted his stables into a music recording studio.
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