Residence J&C / Open Studio Pty Ltd

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Architecture & Interior Design: Architectural Design: CopyHouses•Australia ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Houses Save this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.+ 21 Share Products used in this ProjectLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – AJ CollectionStructural & Civil Engineer:Perrett Simpson Pty LtdInterior Design:Open Studio Pty LtdStructural Engineer:Perrett Simpson P/LCivil Engineer:Perrett Simpson P/LCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.Text description provided by the architects. The clients’ brief was clear and simple: a semi-permanent residence – something more than a weekender – for a couple, their dog and sporadic visitors. The site, located in Somers and virtually on the beach, offers panoramic views across Western Port Bay. Somers is a small beachside town established in the 1920s, stretching from the Coolart Wetlands to the Cerberus Naval Base on the Mornington Peninsula. Although just one hour’s drive from Melbourne, the area is still a relatively low key holiday place, characterised by elevated modernist fibro houses, unfenced gardens and native bushland vegetation.Save this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.Save this picture!planSave this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.Early concepts exploring the possibility of a single storey building were soon abandoned in favour of an elevated two-storey scheme to achieve a modest footprint and minimise the disruption to vegetation and topography. The majority of the site remains untouched, maintaining a continuous and informal landscape stretching from the street to the creek’s embankment. The entry approach is subtle and indirect. The house is placed on the highest point of the site, making the most of the spectacular outlook.Save this picture!SectionThe building form is an arrangement of stacked boxes that extend to create protected balconies and decks. Fully glazed ends are oriented towards the ever-changing sea views (to the South) or filtered sun through treetops (to the North). Custom-made windows with substantial hardwood frames are used throughout the house. Their configuration varies according to the room’s function. External materials and colours have been selected both to blend in with the natural vegetation and for pragmatic reasons (low maintenance, sustainability, bush-fire protection…)Save this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.The program has been organised in three zones, a flexible and open living space on the upper floor, the main bedroom and guests’ bedrooms on the lower floor. A central core of circulation and services links yet separates the different zonesSave this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.Save this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.Internally, materials and finishes are kept to a simple two-tone colour scheme. White walls and minimal joinery contrast with dark stained and waxed timber elements (hardwood floor, window frames, fireplace unit…). Frameless pivot doors and flush skirtings are used throughout to heighten the sense of space and openness.Save this picture!© Open Studio Pty Ltd.Project gallerySee allShow lessInternational Summer Workshop Model Making in the Digital AgeWorkshopThis App Lets You Manipulate BIG’s Serpentine Pavilion on Your iPad ScreenArchitecture News Share Manufacturers: Louis Poulsen, Archilux, Weathertex Year:  Architects: Open Studio Pty Ltd Area Area of this architecture project Area:  170 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Open Studio Pty Ltd Photographscenter_img Photographs:  Open Studio Pty Ltd. 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Fast-food workers hit low wages

first_imgOn the steps of New York’s City Hall on June 27, fast-food workers denounced the low wages, lack of benefits, and long hours that they face on the job. These mostly African-American and Latino/a workers told of their terrible working conditions as they toil for racist bosses while their voices are ignored.They then took their demand that city and state politicians work hard to raise the hourly minimum wage, to $15 from $7.25, into a New York City Council committee hearing. They documented the difficulties of providing for a family on only $11,000 — a full-time fast food worker’s yearly pay. With 50,000 workers in this city, fast-food companies are making billions in profits.Guatemalan car washers and Dominicans who aid the disabled at city airports also spoke. One Delta worker reported his hourly salary is still $8.00, the same as his starting wage three years ago, and that the airlines don’t provide sick time or insurance. “It’s a race to the bottom destroying individuals and communities.  Nobody listens to us.  It doesn’t have to be this way.”Participants came from the Restaurant Opportunities Center, Make the Road, Living Wage, NYC; NY Communities for Change, UNITE HERE, RWDSU, and the May 1 Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Blogger Mojtaba Saminejad gets early release after nearly 18 months in prison

first_imgNews June 9, 2021 Find out more News Reporters Without Borders today welcomed the early release of blogger Mojtaba Saminejad, who was serving a combined sentence of two years and 10 months in prison. He was formally freed on 12 September but had in fact been on home leave since June. Arrested in February 2005, he spent nearly 18 months in prison for a few messages posted on his blog.“The Iranian judicial system finally seems to have recognised that Saminejad did not deserve to be in prison, and we should welcome that,” the press freedom organisation said. “But Iran continues to be one of the few countries in the world that systematically jails Internet users who are overly critical of the political or religious authorities. We must not forget that Arash Sigarchi, another blogger who was imprisoned for ‘insulting the Supreme Guide,’ is still in jail.”Saminejad was first arrested on 1 November 2004 for criticising the arrest of three fellow bloggers online. While held, his blog’s address was diverted to the website of a group of hackers linked to the Iranian radical Islamist movement Hezbollah. On leaving prison on 27 January 2005, he resumed his blog using a new address (, which led to his re-arrest a few days later.He was initially sentenced on 23 March 2005 to two years in prison for “insulting the Supreme Guide.” At a second trial, he was given an additional 10-month sentence “publishing false information with the aim of unsettling public opinion” and “immoral” behaviour. He was held in Gohar Dashat prison, in a suburb of Tehran, which is notorious for mistreating its inmates. He shared a cell with non-political detainees. He was allowed to sit mid-course exams at Tehran’s Azad university at the end of January, although he was led in handcuffs into the examination room.Sigarchi was first held for two months at the start of 2005. He was sent back to prison on 26 January 2006, four days after being given a three-year sentence for “insulting the Supreme Guide” and “propaganda against the regime.” (For more information: ). He says he has not been mistreated in prison.————-Create your blog with Reporters without borders: IranMiddle East – North Africa News RSF_en News Follow the news on Iran Receive email alerts After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalistscenter_img Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 IranMiddle East – North Africa Help by sharing this information September 19, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Blogger Mojtaba Saminejad gets early release after nearly 18 months in prison March 18, 2021 Find out more Organisation to go further February 25, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Davis to share Grand Canyon story at festival

first_img Latest Stories Davis to share Grand Canyon story at festival By Jaine Treadwell Email the author during the 2011 Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge, Ala., Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. (Messenger Staff Photo/Thomas Graning) Nationally acclaimed storyteller Donald Davis stepped onto the stage of the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival in 2008 and told the side-splitting story of his mule ride to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.The audience erupted in laughter and didn’t let up. Those who heard Davis’ Grand Canyon story have begged to hear it again.However, Davis has kept that story close to the vest. Until now. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 7:46 pm Friday, January 17, 2020center_img Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Davis will be joined at the 2020 Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival by nationally acclaimed storytellers, native Texan Barbara McBride-Smith and Josh Goforth from the mountains of Western North Carolina. Lepp hails from the mountains of West Virginia.The Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival will be Saturday, January 25 at the Troy Center Theater on the campus of Troy University. Storytelling concerts will be at 10 a.m. ($10), 2 p.m. ($15) and 6:30 p.m. ($10). All day tickets are $30.The Friday night concert at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge is sold out.For tickets call, 334-685-5524 and 670-6302. Tickets are available at The Messenger.The Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival is paid for in part by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day On his word, Davis will tell the long-awaited and much anticipated Grand Canyon story at the 2020 Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival’s 6:30 p.m. concert on Saturday, January 25, at the Trojan Center Theater on the campus of Troy University.Davis will be back at the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival for the 14th year. And, if the storytelling festival continues 50 more years, storytelling patrons will be clamoring for Davis to be back each year.Johnny Steed, who emcees the annual Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival, said the BHS is committed to bringing the best storytellers in the country to the festival stage. “And Donald Davis is a can’t miss. He’s like fine wine. He gets better with age.” You Might Like CHHS to host Winter Ball next Friday The Studio in Downtown Troy will be transformed into a winter ball next Friday to celebrate people with special needs… read more Those who have heard the Dean of Storytelling say he’s better than fine wine because his stories can be absorbed and savored for a lifetime.Davis was born in a Southern Appalachia mountain word rich with stories. He takes his audience on journeys that have them slapping their knees with laughter and wiping salty tears from their eyes, all in a single story. Davis tells stories of simpler times, Mayberry USA kind of times. He takes the audience down Maple Street and around the bend. But his stories have a universal quality. Each member of the audience can relate to Davis’ stories because something similar happened to them or to someone they know. “He tells stories about people just like those we know,” Steed said. “His facial expressions and his body language bring the stories to life. His stories are really funny but they are more than funny. His stories will touch you heart. There’s not another one like him.” By The Penny Hoarderlast_img read more

Death row inmate Rodney Reed maintains innocence weeks before execution: ‘They’re going to be executing an innocent man’

first_img(ABC) Rodney Reed, 51, has spent the last 21 years on death row for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites. He is scheduled to be executed in Texas less than a month from now.(AUSTIN, Texas) — Rodney Reed has spent the last 21 years on death row for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites, and he is scheduled to be executed in Texas in less than a month.Reed’s family and legal team say new developments in the case exonerate him. Reed, 51, maintains his innocence.“Early on I was somewhat upset, just for knowing her. If I wouldn’t have known her, I wouldn’t have been associated with her [and] I wouldn’t be in this situation,” Reed told ABC News’ Deborah Roberts in a jailhouse interview on Wednesday. “But, this is the situation that was handed to me so I have [to] accept … that I did know her. I have to accept that there was a relationship. I have to accept that I’m here now for something that I didn’t do.”Reed, who is black, was convicted of Stites’ murder in 1998 and sentenced to death by an all-white jury. Bastrop County District Attorney Bryan Goertz said Reed has exhausted his option to appeal the case after appealing repeatedly from 2001 through 2015.“None of them look like me but I … grew up in the military. I was a military brat. … I figured that they would hear the evidence and know that I’m innocent,” Reed told ABC News. “Race played a big part. I didn’t see it at first. … I wasn’t seeing racism like that.”Reed has found support with local politicians and activists around the country, most famously including Kim Kardashian West. His supporters have called on Texas Governor Greg Abbott to stay his execution on Nov. 20.“I hope that the right people look at this case in the right way,” Reed said. “The evidence will speak for itself.”The Innocence Project, a non-profit legal organization that works to free wrongly convicted people, picked up Reed’s case in 2001. Bryce Benjet, senior attorney at the Innocence Project, is representing Reed.Benjet’s team maintains that Reed and Stites were having a consensual sexual relationship while she was engaged to her fiancé. They argue that this explains why Reed’s DNA matched the semen found in Stites’ body.“We had a relationship,” Reed said. “She wasn’t going to marry Jimmy … I don’t think she loved him.”During the 1997 trial, the prosecution argued that this evidence showed that Reed raped Stites, and it ultimately led to his conviction.The Innocence Project has filed a number of motions to test DNA evidence collected at the crime scene. His legal team argues that the belt found at the crime scene, which was used to strangle Stites, was never tested for DNA.His defense team filed a federal lawsuit in August arguing that Reed’s civil rights have been violated because prosecutors and the state courts have repeatedly denied his DNA testing requests.“The battle has been a long 23-year nightmare for us,” Sandra Reed, Rodney Reed’s mother, told ABC News. “But through it all, just knowing the truth has kept us strong — has kept us in this fight for him. Just knowing he’s innocent.”Prosecutor Lisa Tanner told ABC News on Tuesday that she is still sure “the right man has been convicted beyond a reasonable doubt of Stacey Stites’ murder.”“I have spent more hours in my life in the last 22 years trying to figure out how Rodney Reed could’ve not killed Stacey Stites,” Tanner said. “Rodney Reed was a serial rapist. … The fact that his DNA was found on and in and around her body … the condition of her body, based on the condition of her clothing, based on the condition of the DNA [that] had obviously been deposited there that morning, when she was killed. That was the thing that was most irrefutable.”In 2017, the Texas Court of Appeals rejected Reed’s request for court-ordered DNA testing, citing issues with possible cross contamination in storage. The following year, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Reed’s request to review the Texas court’s ruling.Today, Reed says he tries “not to even entertain” the idea that he will die in three weeks.“I feel that the truth is out there,” he said. “They’re going to be executing an innocent man.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Trippy Tabs

first_imgTwo Hungarian drug-smugglers received prison sentences last week after attempting to use bookshelves headed for the Cambridge University Library to smuggle amphetamines into the country.The illegal cargo never made it to the ‘Other Place’ as the pair were stopped by the UK Border Agency while trying to enter Britain at Ramsgate in September 2009. Police found £1.3 million worth of speed hidden inside a set of roller-shelves when they searched the lorry.Although the University has been quick to emphasise that the drugs did not make it as far as the library, some students have expressed disappointment at the interception of what could have been a welcome distraction during a day’s work.Sandor Szabo, 45, and Csaba Hollo, 36, each now face six years in prison.last_img read more

The Gannett–GateHouse Merger Is Really Happening

first_img Newsonomics: The Gannett–GateHouse Merger Is Really Happening, But Expect To See More Than 10% Of Jobs Cut Off The TopBy KEN DOCTOR @kdoctorThe megamerger is really happening. Expect the new Gannett — the brand that will survive that chain’s acquisition by GateHouse Media — to officially take wobbly flight soon, perhaps around Thanksgiving. Gannett and GateHouse shareholders are scheduled to vote on the deal today.Both companies, the country’s No. 1 and No. 2 newspaper publishers, say it’s full speed ahead. Independent financial analysts tell me that their data-driven analysis shows a 90-percent-plus chance the merger completes. The deal has already gotten the blessing of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division; that approval flashes a very green light to all the other newspaper chains eyeing various mergers and recombinations.So by New Year’s Day 2020, all the companies’ news products across 265 markets will move under one giant umbrella. Never before in U.S. history have we seen a single company own and manage so much of the American newspaper business — about one of every six dailies. (Both companies are declining comment on the merger’s details at this juncture.)In other words, it’s been a boffo opening season of The Consolidation Games, the newspaper-industry drama that’s played out in corporate offices, bank meeting rooms, and the stock market since the beginning of 2019 — and which is certain to be picked up for a second series in 2020.Readers, advertisers, and journalists will feel the reverberations of the Gannett–GateHouse merger for years to come:Expect aggressive early moves to begin achieving the $300 million in cost-cutting synergies the dealmakers have claimed to justify the deal.More than 10 percent of the chains’ combined workforce — about 25,000 in the United States — will likely get the dreaded call from HR that their services will no longer be needed. How big a cut will that be? If the headcount reduction reaches 3,000 — which would be 12 percent of the workforce — that’s the equivalent of McClatchy’s entire employee count. And McClatchy will be the second-largest newspaper chain in America after this merger is complete.New Gannett CEO Mike Reed has emphasized that the coming cuts will come almost entirely outside the newsrooms. Business-side functions — from advertising to production to finance to circulation — will take the brunt of the cuts. Most of the headcount cuts will come in the merged company’s first year, but some will bleed into Year 2.Fundamental to those cuts is the adoption of single, uniform systems across the enterprise. Think back to the year-plus of pain that one paper, the Los Angeles Times, went through to untangle itself from Tribune/Tronc’s centralized tech platforms. Now think of how time- and money-consuming it will be to do that across those 265 markets, and you get a sense of the multiyear synergy headache upcoming.Gannett and GateHouse each have largely centralized their newsroom tech stacks, with each relying largely on a singular content management system. Those will merge onto one CMS. Merging the companies’ much-touted digital marketing services businesses shouldn’t be particularly difficult, several sources tell me.But in most other business functions, a truly motley array of systems still abound. Worse yet, few are cloud-based and run centrally, meaning that even papers using the same software for the same functions are often using different locally installed versions of it.The Calendar AheadThe date to circle on your Consolidation Games calendar is November 14. That’s the day both Gannett and GateHouse shareholders are scheduled to vote on the deal.GateHouse’s NEWM stock got clobbered soon after the merger announcement, GateHouse down 33 percent over the next three trading sessions. It’s recovered some, but it’s still down 32 percent from the start of 2019. No one is wowed by this deal. It is a marriage of the possible, two partners without many other prospects. Given the ongoing pace of deterioration in newspapers’ operating numbers, that’s the best face even the dealmakers can put on it.That’s also the pitch to shareholders: You’ll make more money with New Gannett than with either the old Gannett and old GateHouse. Or to put it in the financial speak of the roadshows conducted by the principals to reassure anxious investors: “Nobody has a better path to create value.” That’s shareholder value, of course.These are two struggling companies seeking short-term salvation — enough oxygen to get a few more years down the road. Taking a $300 million whack at all the “redundancies” in day-to-day operation seems a better choice than going it alone. Sure, it’ll cost $100 million or so to cut all those jobs and rationalize all that tech — most of it in severance. But that’s far preferable, both Gannett and GateHouse believe, than a thousand smaller cuts, atop the thousands both have already made.Will shareholders buy that argument? The share prices say yes. While there have been several shareholder lawsuits, they look like the sort of attorney-cash-ins common in these kinds of mergers. Experienced financial observers tell me they shouldn’t hold up the deal.Both Gannett and GateHouse shareholders will get the usual independent advice. Most likely before Halloween, the two major shareholder advisory companies will weigh in with their recommendations on how shareholders should look at the transaction.ISS and Glass Lewis are now assessing the deal, though they haven’t yet approached the principals with questions. Their recommendations can be somewhat unpredictable; recall the odd call in May to put one of Alden Global Capital’s slate on the Gannett board, a bizarre ISS recommendation during Alden’s failed acquisition try. But both are likely to see the deal logic and say, at some length and in finance-speak, “Uh…okay.”The companies can close the transaction within just a few days of shareholder approval. Expect that to happen in November, just before or after Thanksgiving.That’s also when we’ll see the shape of the New Gannett’s new exec team. We know that Paul Bascobert, announced as CEO by (Old) Gannett at the time of the merger announcement has been touring the company’s offices. He touts the value of the deal and the company to come, while of course spending lots of time reassuring workers who see the ax hanging overhead. At the same time, Bascobert is doing his own assessment. Together with Reed, Bascobert’s first order of business will be a profound reorganization of the company.A new slimmer structure — much more GateHouse-thin than Gannett-like — is on the way. Streamlining is the name of the game. Heads will roll, though a few of the highly placed Gannett ones will be attached smartly to golden parachutes. Gannett CFO Alison Engel will join Bascobert’s operating team, but the guessing game is on at both companies as to which other execs will ascend — and which won’t. The biggest question: the fate of current GateHouse (operating) CEO Kirk Davis, Mike Reed’s long-time business partner in building the company.The New Company’s PrioritiesAll eyes will be on the New Gannett, but it’s tough to say what anyone will actually see.CEO Mike Reed says he intends to maintain the cohort of journalists now working in both companies. Still, expect some cuts, likely small, in areas like statehouse coverage or regional/statewide sports, due to new regional clustering caused when nearby papers become New Gannett siblings. We can watch whether the company reinvests such resources in the enterprise/investigative teams both companies have built and publicly promoted.But will there be any new investment? In the product? In the newsrooms? That’s one of the big questions here. The marketplace has not rewarded either company’s products; revenues keep sliding, and subscriptions — print or digital — haven’t nearly filled the gap caused by the great print ad decline.But the financials in this deal cry out: Repay the debt first.As I’ve reported, Apollo Global Management may have been the only financier ready to put in the $1.8 billion it took to put this deal together. And in doing so, Apollo was able to demand an 11.5 percent interest rate — an indication of both the risk in the deal and the cold shoulder other financiers gave it.The impact: On Day 1, the New Gannett will have a mountain of debt to pay off. And the language of the loan allow it to repay it faster than its five-year term without penalty. The faster New Gannett pays off the debt, the less interest it pays, just like any working stiff with a credit card bill. The incentives to make debt payments Priority 1 are clear.But! Also consider that New Gannett is also promising its shareholders lots of earnings. In its filed financials, the company has painted a rather rosy picture of how it will improve those earnings — despite continuing deep ad decline and the threat of a recession that would likely further pressure revenue.After they feed debt repayment and earnings, Reed and Bascobert will get to decide where to invest in their new company. How much will they have to work with?The magic words here are “excess cash flow” — that’s the money the new company will have after it meets its basic obligations. If Reed’s projections will bear out, then perhaps substantial investments can be made. The history of the last few years, though, says there are significant odds against the company having enough cash to transform the business for the next decade — even if there is a strategic vision in place for how to spend it.Mix-And-MatchSo where does this outsized deal leave the prospects for others mergers and acquisitions?Everyone I’ve spoken with close to that question say to expect very little to happen between now and the end of the year.Looking into 2020, it’s noteworthy how relatively quickly this megamerger got the DOJ green light. The department’s antitrusters could have decried the big regional domination the New Gannett will have in states like Ohio and Florida. (Both pretty important places politically.) But they didn’t.These same regulators had objected to what was then Tronc’s attempts to buy, separately, the Orange County Register in 2016 and the Chicago Sun-Times in 2017. In each case, DOJ didn’t want one company to own two big properties in a single market (alongside Tronc’s L.A. Times and Chicago Tribune).In Gannett–GateHouse, there is no single city that hosts papers from each company. (There aren’t that many two-paper markets left, after all.) The clusters this merger will create are more regional. So the DOJ’s Tronc-era standard didn’t apply.(In Florida, New Gannett will own dailies in Jacksonville, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, St. Augustine, Naples, Brevard County, Fort Myers, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Gainesville, Lakeland, Daytona Beach, Ocala, Winter Haven, Panama City, the Treasure Coast, the Space Coast, and more. In Ohio, it will own Columbus, Cincinnati, Akron, Canton, and more — three of the state’s four largest papers by weekday circulation.)The pitch to regulators by Gannett and GateHouse attorneys came down to one word: “duopoly.” As in the Duopoly, Google and Facebook, which dominate digital advertising at a scale multiples beyond what even the most mega- of newspaper megamergers could dream of. They made the case that newspapers really can’t control ad pricing in any market, even if they owned clusters of papers adjacent to each other.It appears DOJ bought that argument. If so, as the next waves of M&A conversations roll forth, would-be buyers and sellers believe they can remove the DOJ review concern (triggered by the Hart Scott Rodino Act) from the table.(Of course, the DOJ isn’t exactly the same animal today as it was in previous administrations. Makan Delrahim is a former Trump White House deputy counsel who was confirmed as head of the antitrust division in September 2017. In an interview with The New York Times, he “emphasized that antitrust is intended to support free markets and that the government should intervene only when necessary. A monopoly is perfectly legal until it abuses its monopoly power, he said.”)But it’ll take more than regulatory openness to get more mergers moving quickly. Every other newspaper company sees the same kind of cost-cutting synergies Gannett and GateHouse do. But they also learned a harder lesson from their tie-up: Deal financing, when it’s even possible, is really expensive. Apollo’s 11.5 percent rate is three or more points higher than the refinanced debt other companies such as McClatchy have negotiated recently. With tight cash flow and even tighter cash flow projections, every extra point of interest has a real impact — mostly in accelerated cutting of jobs, including in newsrooms.Right when Gannett and GateHouse shareholders are voting next month, each of the publicly owned newspaper companies will be reporting its 3rd-quarter financials. There’s little evidence any of those will meaningfully revise the narrative of unending decline. When talk turns to M&A in 2020, the warts of all prospective mates will be front of mind.So expect that McClatchy and Tribune (which last tried to pair off in December) will dance anew. Lee Enterprises — recently challenged by activist hedge fund Cannell Capital, now the company’s largest shareholder — wants to rationalize its debt; it may welcome a partner. And then there’s always MNG Enterprises — the former Digital First Media and MediaNews Group, controlled by Alden Global Capital, run by Heath Freeman. Like the Joker, it can appear when least expected.It’s Freeman who Mike Reed can thank for putting Old Gannett into play by pursuing it back in January. As Gannett’s board and leadership anxiously searched for an anybody-but-Heath alternative, GateHouse arrived at their doorstep bearing with flowers of friendship. It took most of the year to conquer the largest newspaper company in America — but what Freeman started, Reed is finishing.Freeman, of course, probably still found a way to make money along the way. As of June 30, Alden owned 3.7 percent of Gannett. The best guess, say number crunchers, is that Alden made or could make (its current Gannett holdings aren’t yet public) at least a dollar a share. So figure that the Alden will take in somewhere around $4 million to 8 million on the deal — without all the hassle of buying Gannett or figuring out a future for it.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more


first_imgTri-State Alliance (TSA) hosted their annual TSA Celebrity Dinner on Sunday night, August 12.  It was a sellout crowd with 300+ guests and celebrity waiters from all over the community with a live auction to follow.Kelley Course served as emcee and Wally Paynter was again the event organizer.  As part of the evening, the 2018 Humanitarian Award was given, which is an annual award given to an individual (or individuals) who give back to our community in many different ways.This year’s two recipients were Reverend Ange Humphrey, local television news host of “Lifestyles” with WEHT, and Vanderburgh County Commissioner, Ben Shoulders, Vice President with Old National Bank.  Congratulations to both Ange and Ben for this prestigious annual award!!* All money raised benefited AIDS research.  FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

News story: Secretary of State meeting with Chief Minister of Gibraltar: 26 September 2018

first_imgSecretary of State Dominic Raab said:“I was delighted to welcome the Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo for a discussion about the shared opportunities that lie ahead as the UK and Gibraltar leave the EU together.“We had a productive conversation about the importance of UK-Gibraltar ties and the vital work going on to deepen and strengthen these into the future.“The UK is fully involving Gibraltar as we negotiate our departure from the EU, and this meeting was just one of the many ways in which we are ensuring that their priorities are taken into account.“I look forward to working together to secure a prosperous future for the UK and Gibraltar outside the EU.”last_img read more

Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of Bob Weir And Phil Lesh’s Reunion In NYC

first_imgLast November in New York City, during a Midnight North (Grahame Lesh’s band) show at New York City venue SOB’s, both Phil Lesh and Bob Weir took the stage together for the first time since the Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary Fare Thee Well shows. As Bobby stepped on to the stage with Midnight North on “West LA Fadeaway” and “Looks Like Rain”, the elder Lesh joined the group for “Mr. Charlie” and “Playing In The Band” for the official reunion. Pro-shot footage of the “Playing In The Band” performance has emerged. Check it out below!Midnight North will be joining Tom Hamilton’s American Babies w/ special guests Marco Benevento and Oteil Burbridge for a post-Dead & Company show on Sunday, July 3rd at The Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO. Check HERE for more information.Bob Weir and Phil Lesh join Midnight North on “Playing In The Band”:For those of you feeling extra Grateful, here is the entire show:Setlist: Midnight North at SOB’s, New York, NY – 11/4/2015:One Night Stand – EPRoamin’ – AllMiss M – EPSuite: Judy Blue Eyes (CSN) – AllFind A Way – GLWest LA Fadeaway* – BobLooks Like Rain* – BobMr Charlie** – EPPlaying In The Band** – BobCumberland Blues*** – AllThe Highway Song – EPPhoenix Motel – EPBird Song*** – PLWind & Roses*** – GLStayin’ Single, Drinkin’ Doules – EPUnbroken Chain*** – PLLuxury Liner (Gram Parsons) – EPEnd Of The Night – EP*w/ Bob Weir**w/ Bob & Phil Lesh***w/ Phillast_img read more

Central America Unites to Combat Drug Trafficking and Gangs

first_imgBy Lorena Baires/Diálogo October 28, 2016 Drug trafficking, money laundering, arms smuggling, human trafficking, and gang violence know no borders. That’s why the armed forces of Central America have outlined a joint strategy for stopping criminal organizations. This is an ongoing effort led by the Central American Armed Forces Conference. Representatives of the armed forces in the region meet annually at El Salvador’s Regional Center on Training Against Transnational Organized Crime (CRACCT, per its Spanish acronym) to standardize criteria and share their greatest successes. Army officials from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua participated in the 6th edition of the Regional Seminar to Counter Transnational Crime from September 19th-30th. “Criminal structures change their ways of operating due to globalization. That’s why it is important to continue sharing information and experiences. This allows us to raise the level of effectiveness in the fight against crime,” said Artillery Colonel Rafael Antonio Díaz, CRACCT commander. The seminar was developed by El Salvador’s Special Forces Command, Air Force, and Navy. However, the Joint Group Cuscatlán, the Transnational Anti-Gang Initiative, and elite groups of the Salvadoran National Civil Police, such as the Anti-Narcotics Division, the Elite Division Against Organized Crime, and the Special Anti-Gang Unit also shared their experiences in the field. During the theory portion of the seminar, the elite Salvadoran combat groups explained the new modus operandi of gangs, drug-trafficking and illicit-smuggling groups. They elaborated on the substructures of these criminal groups, as well as the action mechanisms that together make them organized crime organizations. “The successful experiences gained by all of the countries are the key to squeezing the vice to stop these organizations,” said Transmissions Colonel Daniel Serrano, deputy chief of the General Army Staff of the Salvadoran Armed Forces (FAES, per its Spanish acronym). “Gangs and drug trafficking are scourges common to our countries, although each one has its own peculiarities,” stated Col. Serrano. “Sharing these experiences allows us to reduce the chances of it multiplying. These threats are borderless, and we must address them as such.” Special dynamics were carried out during the practical courses to combine procedures related to search, seizure and custody of evidence. The officers also established clearer channels for interagency cooperation and new methods for aerial and maritime interception. A region without borders Since borders do not exist for these criminals, sharing lessons learned and exchanging experiences are the key to consolidating and integrating border procedures. “El Salvador is fighting these gang structures head on, which is why there has been migration to rural municipalities in Guatemala,” said Lieutenant Bladimir Álvarez, representing the Guatemalan Armed Forces. “Our immediate mission is to strengthen the borders, so as to prevent criminals from evading justice.” A related phenomenon is that migration follows a pattern of searching for safer spaces to train in the use of weapons of war. “In Honduras, we have observed that gang members from El Salvador come here to train. The same thing happens with Salvadoran gang members who go to Nicaragua,” added Honduran Navy Lieutenant Denis Meléndez. “Jointly identifying these movements allows us to design more effective strategies for capturing them.” CRACCT will draft a list of recommendations for immediate joint application. Meanwhile, because of their complexity, the standardization of other lists that require more time continues. Already, 300 officers have been trained. These meetings help to share tactics and strengthen joint efforts in the fight against emerging threats. For FAES, the effectiveness of implementing these new strategies rests on the leadership of officers when leading their troops. That way, the contents and practice of this new regional exercise are multiplied.last_img read more


first_img March 1, 2005 Regular News Briefs B riefs THE ALL LAWYER BAND “LEARNED HANDS” and a band composed of doctors “Running With Scissors” staged their first Battle of the Bands to Benefit the Winter Park Community Center. Dr. Mark Schwartz, drummer for the Scissors said, “While our lobbyists battle over the issue of tort reform in Tallahassee, a group of local physicians and attorneys have decided to settle our differences in the way men of honor have done throughout the ages ­— through rock ’n roll.” The celebrity judges: Mike Thomas, an Orlando Sentinel columnist; John Gross, manager of WLOQ-FM; and Gary Moffatt, drummer for. 38 Special) declared the contest a tie. More than $4,000 was raised for the Winter Park Community Center and a rematch is set for April 16 to benefit the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. Pictured from the left are Randy Thomas, Dr. Rob Winter, Richard Whitaker, Dave Cannella, Irene Wertley, Steve Ball, Richard Wright, David Jones, Gary Moffatt, John Gross, Dr. Marc Schwartz, Peter Chinelli, and Dr. Dan Mancini. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN RECENT memory, 100 percent of the circuit and county court judges of the 17th Judicial Circuit are now members in good standing of the Broward County Bar Association. For the past year, President Steve E. Moody, Judicial Liaison Circuit Judge Ana I. Gardiner, and Membership Chair Christopher M. Neilson, with the support of the BCBA board and Executive Director Art Goldberg and his staff, have worked to enlist all the 79 judges as members of the bar. In recognition of the milestone, BCBA hosted a luncheon for the judges. Pictured from the left are Goldberg, Neilson, Judge Gardiner, and Moody.last_img read more

COVID-19 Finances: Binghamton financial advisor stresses preparing for the worst while hoping for the best

first_img(WBNG) — While the talk of the town may be the beginning of the reopening process, one Binghamton financial advisor is urging everyone to proceed with caution. Sydlansky stresses that many lenders understand the current situation and will be willing to work with borrowers to adjust their repayment plan. He says believe it or not, you and your lender actually have a common goal. Sydlansky says that since the crisis has meant people are staying at home more many are saving money on things like gas, trips to restaurants, and recreational activities. He says this is not only an opportunity to save money but to take a look at where you can make cuts. If you do end up with an excess amount of cash because you’re spending less money during the crisis, Sydlansky says resist the urge to spend or invest it. With recent talk of a possible second wave of the virus, Sydlansky says the best thing you can do to prepare for the remainder of the crisis is to create and maintain an emergency account. He says the goal should be to have funds to cover three to six months of expenses. If you are unable to set aside that extra cash and find yourself struggling due to the crisis, he says to take a look at ways to reduce your biggest expenses such as car payments, mortgage bills and student loans. “Refill your emergency account. there could be a second wave and we could be doing this all over again in three or four months where the service industry is shut down so I would say prepare for this to happen again,” he says. “Start with something even if it’s 5, 10, 20, dollars out of a paycheck, you’ve got to start somewhere” he says. “Once you get into the habit it will be a lot easier to keep that going.” “I would encourage people to see where their spending has been the last month or two and say ‘wow I’ve been without that cup of coffee and I’ve been without that trip to the movies if I needed to I can cut back on this.'” “You want to learn from a situation like this if you weren’t prepared this time learn what you can do differently in the future,” said Paul Sydlansky of Lake Road Advisors. “Reach out to some of your lenders and see if you can negotiate, see if you can get rates lowered and see if you can get payments skipped,” he says. “Ultimately they’re going to want to work with you to help you out in the short term because they don’t want you to default on that loan or have problems in the long term.”last_img read more

Myers and Chande buy £60m portfolio

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Switzerland roundup: Mercer formalises pension fund advice partnership

first_imgIn a statement he said: “Mercer’s broad range of services enables us to provide a holistic approach to serving our clients, giving us and our clients access to an international network of specialists.” Vontobel restructuringVontobel Asset Management has combined its multi-asset class and Vescore businesses to form a single CHF40bn (€35bn) multi-asset boutique.Christophe Bernard, chief strategist and head of the existing multi-asset business, is departing in connection with the move, with Daniel Seiler, Vescore’s chief investment officer, set to lead the combined team.Bernard had decided to leave Vontobel after the transfer of responsibilities was complete, according to a statement from the manager.Investors could now choose between systematic, fundamental or combined strategies “based on a state-of-the-art risk management setup”, it added.Systematic solutions would continue to be offered under the Vescore brand, while more fundamental solutions would be offered under the Vontobel Asset Management brand.“Markets change all the time, so investors and we must adapt continuously,” said Seiler. “By combining skill-based and systematic expertise in one platform, Vontobel can access a wider range of alpha sources.”compenswiss legal status switchGovernment ministers have approved the final arrangements for compenswiss to become a federal institution with its own legal status with effect from 1 January.The three social security funds whose assets (totalling €30.9bn) it manages will be transferred to the new entity. They were previously legally independent.Christophe Schaer, the funds’ chief investment strategist, talked to IPE about the benefits of the new arrangement earlier this year. Mercer’s Swiss business has officially partnered with independent domestic pension fund consultancy CMP Egliada after a year-long pilot phase.The organisations said they wanted to deepen their collaboration in the long term.“We have seen that the collaboration works well and our customers are very satisfied,” said Samuel Lisse, CEO for Mercer Switzerland.Three-person consulting company CMP Egliada was founded in September 2017. The word ‘egliada’, according to the company, means overview, perspective or insight, as well as far-sighted in Switzerland’s Romansch language. The ‘CMP’ stands for the names of the founding partners: Livio Cathomen, Ursula May, and Matthias Pfiffner, Cathomen told IPE.last_img read more

Focus on culture for Commonwealth Day celebrations 2012

first_img Sharing is caring! Tweet 21 Views   no discussions Share Roseau, Dominica – March 8th, 2012…Various schools will on Monday participate in a showcase of cultures to celebrate Commonwealth Day 2012 under the theme “Connecting Cultures”.Photo credit: thecommonwealth.orgCommonwealth Day is observed every year on the second Monday in March by 54 countries in celebration of the links shared as members of one diverse and dynamic global family.According to the Commonwealth Secretariat, this year’s theme presents an opportunity to celebrate the rich cultural diversity of the Commonwealth and “what this enrichment means to us as individuals.”Dominica will mark the occasion with an ecumenical service from 9:00 a.m. at the Arawak House of Culture. His Excellency the President Dr. Nicholas J.O Liverpool will deliver the Commonwealth Day message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Hon. Speaker of the House of Assembly Mrs. Alix Boyd Knights, the Hon. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, the Hon. Minister for Education and Human Resource Development Petter Saint Jean and other government ministers will also participate.Following the service, representatives of various schools will display the national costumes of the Commonwealth nations and make presentations in dance, music and drama.As part of Commonwealth Day celebrations a youth parliament featuring representatives of all secondary schools and the Dominica State College will debate on a motion to allocate more resources for cultural activities.The student parliamentarians will argue that investment in culture will ‘further the development and economic advancement of the people of Dominica.’ By: Dionne DurandPublic Relations Specialist, Ministry of Education and Human Resource Developmentcenter_img LocalNews Focus on culture for Commonwealth Day celebrations 2012 by: – March 8, 2012 Share Sharelast_img read more

Results from the Roseau Valley Basketball League playoffs

first_img Share On Thursday 12th, the Laudat Spartans defeated the Fond Canie Rebels by a final score of 106-100 pts, after over-time, as a result of the game being tied at 87 pts each, at the end of normal regulation time. Coming into this best-of-3 quarterfinal game 2, the rebels, leading 1-0, after an 11 pt. win in game 1, looked to close of the series and secure a place in the semi-finals next week, while the Spartans tried to ensure that there would be a game 3 on Saturday night, with a win for their team. Both teams had their full squads available, as they were both missing key players from game 1. The game began, with both teams taking their time and settling into the game, as it was vital for either one, to get the win. The Spartans, though, got the upper hand in the opening quarter of the game, converting baskets on the offensive end, and taking away, defensively. They built an early lead of up to 10 pts in the opening 7 minutes, but the rebels fought back hard, and brought the lead down to 3 at the close of the 1st period. The 2nd quarter began, with the game still being evenly contested, and you could sense that it would only be a matter of time, until it got heated up. The numbers in the crowd started to go rapidly, and both teams had their full support, with the numbers leading a bit more towards the Spartans. Baskets continued to be traded on either side of the court, and with this, the Spartans lead by only 1 pt at the half. By the beginning of the 3rd quarter, things started to get interesting. This quarter belonged to only two players. Ronald Bruno for the rebels and Jamal Serrant for the Spartans. Offensively, they could not be stopped by either defense. The totally did what they wanted, whenever they pleased. In this quarter, Bruno contributed 19 pts, out of his teams 31, while Serrant dropped 14 pts, out of his teams 21. The other players from both teams, played they bit/part role, but nothing compared to Bruno & Serrant. They game had changed completely, and now, the rebels had over turned the 1 pt half time lead by the Spartans, and were now leading by 9 pts, 69-60.And, again, more wood for the fire. The Spartans opened 4th quarter, on an 8-0 run, to be down only 1 pt, in the opening 3 minutes. With this, players for the rebels stepped up their game, with Joel Mc’Intyre, Peter Ricketts, & Shane Guiste along with Bruno, starting to show their dominance. But they may have forgotten that the Spartans, too, had their own power house, with Yheudi John, Shaun Reid and twin brothers, Jamal & Jervon Serrant, matching them stride for stride. The game continued to be in the balance and with seconds to go, and the rebels up by 2, and it seemed to be all over, Jervon Serrant picked up a lose ball and put it in, to tie the game at 87 and send it to overtime.In overtime, the rebels opened an 8 pt lead, but this got to become complacent, and not play defence, and allowed back to back 3 pointers from Jervon Serrant, to get the Spartans back into the game. Things went from bad to worse, as two technical fouls in the closing minutes ended a hard thought night for the rebels. There was a lot of confusion and argument, with players from both teams complaining about referees, but particularly the rebels, who felt they had done nothing absolutely nothing wrong, to be deserving of technical. The Spartans closed off the game and winning by the final score of 106- 100… Series tied 1-1.Top performers for Rebels were; Ronald Bruno – 37 pts, 7 reb, Joel Mc’Intyre – 29 pts, 3 reb, 9 asts, 2 stls, Shane Guiste – 13 pts, 2 reb, 8 asts and Peter Ricketts – 12 pts, 6 reb, 2blks.Top performers for Spartans were; Jamal Serrant – 43 pts, 4 reb, 5 asts, Jervon Serrant – 24 pts, 6 reb, 8 asts, Shaun Reid – 15 pts, 11 reb and Yheudi John – 12 pts, 3 astsNext game: Friday 13th – R.C Bullets vs. Lily Valley Sharks – 7:30 p.m; Saturday 14th – Fond Canie Rebels vs. Laudat Spartans – 7:30 p.m.By: Edgar George Sharing is caring! 16 Views   no discussions Tweetcenter_img Share Share NewsSports Results from the Roseau Valley Basketball League playoffs by: – April 13, 2012last_img read more

Riley rules Raceway Park’s Jim Johnson Memorial

first_imgBy Bob ConeyJEFFERSON, S.D. (May 15) – Dave Riley got the best of a stellar field of IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, at Raceway Park’s Jim Johnson Memorial.Riley matched the highest-paying wins of his career with the $1,000 Sunday night checkers.Front row starter Tony Fetterman had shot to the lead and held off various challengers throughout three restarts. Following the fourth caution, Riley made his move on the outside in turns three and four to take over up front.A late caution resulted in a green, white, checkered finish and Riley denied a final charge by Fetter­man to take the victory, his third this season at Jefferson including opening night of the South Dakota Spring Nationals.Behind the lead duo, “B” feature winner David Miller completed a charge through the field for third ahead of Damon Richards and Matt BakerThirty-two drivers checked in and sought shares of a Hobby Stock purse topping $3,000.Other feature winners were Justin Zeitner in the Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds, Les Lundquist in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Brewer in the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Cody Thompson in the Mach-1 Sport Compacts.Feature results – 1. Dave Riley; 2. Tony Fetterman; 3. David Miller; 4. Damon Richards; 5. Matt Baker; 6. Aaron Shearn; 7. Kevin Bruck; 8. Jon Androy; 9. Craig Clift; 10. Dustin Gulbrandson; 11. Justin Frederick; 12. Gavin Gilbertson; 13. Lu­cas Phillips; 14. Zach Bales; 15. Kyle Davis; 16. Ryan Leedom; 17. Lenny Tucker; 18. Andy Hoffman; 19. Stephanie Kiraly; 20. Brody Spreng.last_img read more

Simon Zebo backs Ian Madigan to succeed if needed at scrum-half for Ireland

first_img Press Association Head coach Joe Schmidt has gambled on selecting just two scrum-halves in his final 31-man squad, opting to retrain fly-half Madigan as back-up to Conor Murray and Eoin Reddan. Versatile playmaker Madigan can comfortably operate at 10, 12 and 15, but has never yet worn nine on his back. Madigan’s jinking feint and cute switch-pass sent Zebo in for an astute try in Ireland’s 28-22 Dublin win over Scotland last month. Zebo believes it is in those defence-unlocking moments where Madigan outlines the natural aptitude for subbing in at nine. “I haven’t seen him train there too much to be honest. He’s probably been doing his own thing,” said Zebo. “He’ll love it if he’s called to go in at nine, he’ll have no issues. “He’s just a natural footballer: he goes out and expresses himself. “He’s very talented and no matter where he is, as long as he has his hands on the ball he’s dangerous and effective.” Schmidt spent Sunday night calling the unlucky players who had missed the World Cup cut, with Zebo relieved not to see the head coach’s number light up on his phone. The 25-year-old wing has made Ireland’s final squad at the expense of close friend Felix Jones, but Zebo has been at pains not to console his Munster team-mate. “I haven’t spoken to Felix, I’ve left it alone,” said Zebo. “He’s one of my best friends up here. I know what he’s like as a person, I know he doesn’t want any sympathy, he just wants to put his head down now and work hard for Munster. “I don’t think I’ve ever refreshed my email so much in my life, just hoping for something to pop up, but Sunday was a long old day. “I spent it wisely by chilling out with my family, trying to get them to take my mind off things, and thankfully it worked out well.” An injury to one of Ireland’s regular scrum-halves 48 hours or less away from a World Cup clash could change all that though, with Madigan then stepping up to break new ground. “I’m sure Ian will be well up for it, he’s a talented boy,” said Munster wing Zebo of Madigan’s positional switch. “You could put him in anywhere and he’d go through it with ease and confidence. “You’d have no fears of him going in there.” Ireland face England at Twickenham on Saturday in their final World Cup warm-up clash, before opening their Pool D campaign against Canada in Cardiff on September 19. Schmidt has hedged the risk of selecting two scrum-halves against the ease and speed with which either Isaac Boss or Kieran Marmion could arrive at the World Cup in the event of injury. That theory runs into trouble when set against the regulation that teams are not permitted to make injury replacements 48 hours or less away from a match. Should one of Murray or Reddan run into trouble one training session away from action then, Madigan will be thrust into scrum-half deputy duty. Ireland have “no fears” of facing Rugby World Cup action with Ian Madigan as a makeshift scrum-half, according to Simon Zebo. last_img read more

Iheanacho, Iwobi, Others Arrive for World Cup Cracker

first_imgFemi SolajaIn-form strikers, Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho and Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi, are among the early birds to arrive Super Eagles camp yesterday for the all-important FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying match against Fennecs of Algeria in Uyo on Saturday.Super Eagles Spokesman, Toyin Ibitoye, confirmed the arrivals monday in a telephone interview.He said all hands are on deck to ensure smooth camp programme ahead of the match in the refurbished Uyo Stadium. A win for the Super Eagles against the Maghreb nation will put Nigeria in firm control of Group B in the race for Russia 2018 ticket.It will be the first time since France ’98 qualifying series that Nigeria will not need any permutation as a parameter for qualification in a round-robin continental event.A hard fought 2-1 win against Zambia in Ndola on Match-day 1 had put the team in cruise control ahead of the remaining five matches to be played.Other players in the Eagles’ camp as at last night include goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi and Ikechukwu Ezenwa. Ibitoye also confirmed that almost all the players including skipper John Mikel Obi and his deputy, Ahmed Musa were expected to join on-form Chelsea’s Victor Moses, Watford striker Odion Ighalo and Germany-based defender Leon Balogun in camp last night.Super Eagles will be without first choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme.“We have confirmation from the technical crew that the rest of the players will arrive today after playing for their respective clubs over the weekend,” Ibitoye responded last night.Although training camp in Abuja officially opened yesterday and the squad is expected to depart for match venue Uyo on Thursday. Incidentally, the Algerians are also scheduled to arrive via a charted flight to the venue of the match same day.Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, has admitted his lads face a very daunting task at home against the Algerian side on Saturday.In an interview with monday, Rohr expressed hope that Nigeria will win to consolidate the leadership of the World Cup qualifying series.“It will be difficult against Algeria because they are number one in Africa but we will try to beat them to have a good position in our qualifying group.”“I believe all the games in this group will be difficult to win because all the four teams are very strong,” he told“Algeria which is the number one team in Africa must be disappointed for dropping points at home against Cameroun.“They will come to Uyo very well prepared against us. So mathematically, it was a good operation for us that we won in Ndola; and we are the only teams that have three points after the first round of matches.”“The preparation has been to look at our players in their clubs because we cannot play any friendly match,” he continued.“We have to analyse the matches and we also have to keep eyes on our players because we have started building a new team with many young players.“It was good we have two wins after two matches (Tanzania and Zambia) which is good for our confidence but there is still a lot of work to do.”Meanwhile, an injury crisis has hit Algeria with no fewer than four key players doubtful for Saturday’s World Cup showdown.Faouzi Ghoulam, Ryad Boudebouz, Hilal Soudani and Rachid Ghezzal are all uncertain for the match due to injuries.Ghoulam and Boudebouz played for their clubs Napoli and Montpellier respectively this past weekend, but joined the training camp Sunday with abductor problems.Incidentally, Boudebouz was man of the match after he netted a brace for French club Montpellier.Dynamo Zagbreb striker Soudani and Ghezzal from Lyon did not even feature for their clubs this past weekend on account of injury.Last-minute call-up and Angers of France defender Mehdi Tahrat is also nursing a groin problem and so did not feature for his club in their last game.Top stars Islam Slimani and Nabil Bentaleb have also endured injury scares most recently.Leicester City striker Slimani missed two matches due to injury, while Bentaleb hurt his knee in action for German club Schalke 04 before he recovered in time on Sunday to fire his fifth goal in six matches on loan from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Treanor’s 7-point performance leads Syracuse to win over Georgetown, Big East tournament championship

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on May 4, 2013 at 11:50 pm No. 5 Syracuse (16-3) defeated No. 6 Georgetown (13-5) 14-7 in the championship game of the Big East women’s lacrosse tournament on Saturday at Multi-Sport Field in Washington, D.C. Kayla Treanor led the Orange with seven points on six goals and one assist and Kailah Kempney added three goals.The Orange earned its third Big East tournament title in program history.Georgetown, though, took an early lead. The Hoyas scored the only two goals of the game’s opening 12 minutes. Attack Dina Jackson scored just 69 seconds into the game to get the Hoyas on the board. Midfielder Hannah Franklin scored at the 21:39 mark to make it 2-0.Syracuse responded four minutes later with two goals in a 49 second span. Devon Collins and Kailah Kempney scored at 17:27 and 16:38, respectively, to even the score at two.Georgetown’s Ashley Hunter scored at 13:25 give the Hoyas a 3-2 advantage.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU then scored the final four goals of the first half. Kelly Cross scored for the Orange at 11:41 to tie the score at three. Alyssa Murray then scored at 4:07 to regain the lead for the Orange at 4-3.Attack Kayla Treanor, who set the SU record for most points by a freshman in SU history, scored twice in a minute to give Syracuse a 6-3 lead.Goalkeeper Kelsey Richardson had three saves in the first half. Alyssa Costantino came in to replace her in the second half.Treanor completed her hat trick to open the second half, scoring on a free-position shot to make the score 7-3.Georgetown scored its first goal in 20:25 on a Franklin free-position shot, cutting SU’s lead to 7-4SU responded yet again, continuing what was a 9-1 scoring streak over 23 minutes. Katie Webster and Kempney scored two quick goals forty seconds apart to extend the Orange lead to 9-4. Treanor intercepted a pass on a Hoya clearing attempt and scored on an empty net to make it 10-4 with 19:29 to go.Murray then scored for SU to extend the lead to 11-4 at 18:29.Georgetown then made it 11-5 on a goal by Jackson.SU responded with a Kempney goal sandwiched between two Treanor goals. It brought SU’s lead from 11-5 to 14-5.Hoyas attack Meghan Farrell closed off the game with two straight goals with 6:33 and 1:30 left in the game.The Orange defeated the Hoyas 13-7 in the last game of the regular season and added to that today, defeating them 14-7 in the Big East championship game. Costantino made four saves in the second half.SU now awaits its draw for the NCAA tournament. The Final Four will be held May 24 and 26 in Philadelphia, Pa.– Compiled by Josh Hyber, staff writer, [email protected] Commentslast_img read more

Porlier looks to contribute early as a freshman

first_imgOne of the new faces on this year’s Syracuse team is Maria, Quebec native Laurence Porlier.A freshman forward on this year’s squad, Porlier played all four years of her high school career at Brewster Academy, a U.S. preparatory school in Wolfeboro, N.H. She played three of those years for Team Quebec, one of Canada’s premier national women’s under-18 teams. Both experiences gave her a leg up on the competition to help ease her transition into the SU style of play.“The play is a lot faster,” Porlier said. “There are a lot of more players on the team, so there’s a lot of competition. It’s pretty different from high school.”She said she’s adjusted well to the faster pace and the coaching style. Both are much easier than she expected, and she’s been very comfortable working with head coach Paul Flanagan.Porlier said playing just one tournament a year with Team Quebec was both exciting and challenging because it was hard to connect with the girls she was playing with in such a short time.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textNow on Syracuse, Porlier said that she gets along well with her teammates.“I love them,” Porlier said. “They’re all friends of mine and there’re no (cliques). We have a lot of fun and they’re funny.”Despite the tribulations of being a part of a Division I program, fellow forward Margot Scharfe said, the team does its best to remain close and supportive of each other.“We have a big team, so sometimes it’s hard to keep the social cohesion,” Scharfe said. “But we definitely are a really close team this year.”She went on to say that Porlier has adjusted well, as the other freshmen have, to playing for Flanagan’s team.Scharfe, a senior, has been through the ropes and knows that adjustment can be hard. With that, she is particularly impressed with SU’s newest skaters.“It’s awesome to see the freshmen grow because we were all there at one point,” Scharfe said, “so we know it’s a tough transition, but I think they’re all making the transition pretty smoothly.”As far as this season goes, the co-captain sees Porlier making a solid contribution.Scharfe said that Porlier has a big body, so she’ll be able to play physically, be a force around the other team’s net and make her mark on offense and defense.Flanagan agreed. He believes Porlier has a lot of potential coming into the season.“One of the reasons we looked at her during recruiting is she has good size,” Flanagan said. “She’s a good offensive player.”Games are not nearly as rough as in the men’s leagues Porlier played in, but they’re not that far off.“In women’s hockey, there’re not a lot of 5-4 games, there are a lot of 2-1 games,” Flanagan said. “I see her really helping our offensive game and giving us depth.”For Porlier, having the coaches’ and players’ confidences is certainly a great start.Although she’s just a freshman, her experience with Brewster and Team Quebec sets her apart. Playing at a high level isn’t new to her, so her goals for the season are simple.Said Porlier: “Perform as much as I can and every game give 100 percent and play hard all the time.” Comments Published on October 21, 2013 at 10:04 pm Contact Claudia: [email protected] Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Facts & Figures behind Leicester City’s EPL Victory

first_imgAt the start of this season the Foxes picked up where they left off in May, a 4-2 opening-day win over Sunderland taking them to the top of the table.They stayed there for two weeks before consecutive draws against Tottenham and Bournemouth saw them slip to third. That was supposed to be the start of their slide down the table, but it never happened.In fact, Leicester did not drop below sixth place all season and, after moving to the top again on 11 January courtesy of a 1-0 win at title rivals Tottenham, they would not relinquish that position for the rest of the season.Their form would enable them to clinch the title with two games to spare. But even if they win their remaining matches, they will have won the title with fewer points than any of the previous five winners.2011-12 Man City, 89 points. 2012-13 Man Utd, 89 points. 2013-14 Man City, 86 points. 2014-15 Chelsea, 87 points. 2015-16 Leicester 77 points.Their success, of course, has owed much to striker Jamie Vardy and PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez, who proved themselves a deadly combination, particularly when it comes to scoring goals.GOALS SCOREDJamie Vardy: 22. Riyad Mahrez: 17. Leonardo Ulloa: 6.TOP ASSISTSRiyad Mahrez: 11. Danny Drinkwater: 7. Jamie Vardy: 6. Marc Albrighton: 6.TOP APPEARANCESMarc Albrighton: 36. Wes Morgan: 36. Kasper Schmeichel: 36. Ngolo Kante: 35. Riyad Mahrez: 35. Jamie Vardy: 34.It also helped that manager Claudio Ranieri – previously nicknamed “the Tinkerman” for his methods during his time at Chelsea – regularly named the same starting XI. In fact, Leicester used fewer players than any other team.Manchester United: 33. Liverpool: 33. Newcastle United: 30. Everton: 30. Crystal Palace: 29. Aston Villa: 28. Bournemouth: 28. Norwich City: 28. Sunderland: 28. West Ham United: 28. Stoke City: 27. Chelsea: 26. Southampton: 26. Swansea City: 26. West Bromwich Albion: 26. Arsenal: 25. Manchester City: 25. Watford: 25. Tottenham Hotspur: 24. Leicester City: 23.CAN MONEY BUY SUCCESS? NOT ANY MOREIt is 21 years since any team other than Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City or Manchester United won the top-flight title.And in an era of ever-increasing television revenue, where the latest deal is worth £5.136bn, it was considered unthinkable that any team could break the dominance of the traditional elite clubs.Yet Leicester have defied financial logic.COST OF SQUADMan City £415m. Man Utd £395m. Chelsea £280m. Liverpool £260m. Arsenal £231m. Tottenham £159m. Newcastle £145m. Southampton £139m. Everton £112m. Sunderland £112m. West Ham £106m. Aston Villa £93m. Stoke £73m. Crystal Palace £72m. Leicester £63m. West Brom £62m. Swansea £56m. Watford £53m. Norwich £55m. Bournemouth £43m.-Source: CIES Football Observatory and BBC SportGIVE THEM A PAY RISE!The most recent published figures for Premier League wages come from the 2015 Annual Review of Football Finance, published by Deloitte’s Sports Business Group. They relate to the 2013-14 season, when Leicester (as well as Watford and Bournemouth) were Championship clubs, but the figures below give a sense of the huge disparity in budgets between Leicester and the Premier League’s biggest payers.Man Utd £220m. Man City £205m. Chelsea £191m. Arsenal £166m. Liverpool £144m. Tottenham £105m. Newcastle £78m. Sunderland £70m. Aston Villa £69m. Everton £69m. West Brom £65m. West Ham £64m. Swansea £63m. Southampton £63m. Stoke £61m. Norwich £54m. Palace £46m. Leicester £36m. Bournemouth £17m. Watford £12m.Leicester’s wage bill has since risen from £36m to £57m, but that it is still only around a quarter of Manchester United’s from two seasons ago.JOINING EUROPE’S ELITEIf logic dictates that Leicester should have had little chance competing with the Premier League’s biggest clubs, what hope do they have when they face the best Europe has to offer in next season’s Champions League?The Foxes’ statistics are a world away from those of two teams who have already clinched two of Europe’s major titles, Juventus and Paris St-Germain, and another on the brink of securing theirs, Bayern Munich.Leicester – Goals: 64, Passes: 12586, Points: 77, Champions: 1 time, Cost of squad: £82m, Record signing: Andrej Kramric: £9m; Bayern – Goals: 75, Passes: 23671, Points: 82, Champions: 25 times, Cost of squad: £337m, Record signing: Javi Martinez: £32m; PSG – Goals: 93, Passes: 25049, Points: 89, Champions: 6 times, Cost of squad: £525m, Record signing: Edinson Cavani £55m; Juventus – Goals: 69, Passes: 18627, Points: 88, Champions: 32 times, Cost of squad: £301m, Record signing: Gianluigi Buffon: £32.6mMOST RECENT FIRST-TIME LEAGUE WINNERSIn winning the Premier League, Leicester became the first first-time winners of England’s top-flight title since Nottingham Forest achieved the feat under Brian Clough in 1978.Europe’s other major leagues have all had more recent first-time winners, though it is 25 years since a previously title-less team enjoyed success in Italy.France – Montpellier, 2012. Germany – Wolfsburg, 2001. Italy – Sampdoria, 1991. Scotland – Dundee United, 1983. Spain – Deportivo La Coruna, 2000.-Culled from BBC SportsShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram From 5,000-1 outsiders to champions with two matches to spare – the Leicester City story is surely the most remarkable in Premier League history.Here, BBC Sports take a look at how they defied the odds in a transformation that took them from relegation favourites to title winners.WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKESA 4-3 defeat at Tottenham on 21 March 2015 was Leicester’s seventh Premier League game without a victory and left them seven points from safety with nine games remaining.A late Andy King winner in a 2-1 victory over West Ham kickstarted their revival – and they have not looked back since.2014-15: DLDWWLDLLLLDLLLLLLWDWLLLLDLDLWWWWLWWDW / 2015-16: WWDDWDLWDWWWWDWWWLDDWDWWWLWDWWWWWDWDHOW DID THEY DO IT?last_img read more

BetConstruct to unveil Spring Console at Amsterdam iGaming Super Show

first_img Related Articles Submit Share Share StumbleUpon New Polish poker table in BetGames section for STS July 15, 2020 VBET agrees Armenian Premier League and Armenian Cup sponsorship August 13, 2020 Industry platform and software supplier BetConstruct has announced that it will unveil its ‘industry first’ Spring Console at the upcoming iGaming Super Show (11-14 July, Rai Conference Centre, Amsterdam).BetConstruct’s executive team is set to launch its product to market on 11 July and will host a ‘big reveal’ event at the iGaming Super Show informing existing and potential clients of its Spring Console product and dynamics.At present BetConstruct has been secretive of its new Spring Console features and capabilities. However, issuing a short market update, the platform provides detailed that the console would be a ‘first of its kind’ industry technology, which caters for evolving industry betting and gaming sector needs.“The console, a real game changer in our industry, is another step to more flexibility for both operators and providers,” commented  BetConstruct Executive Chairman Vigen Badalyan.Throughout 2017, BetConstruct leadership has pushed to differentiate its product and services through innovation and new developments.Last May the platform provider detailed a major partner initiative for 2017 stating that it had published its front-end source codes as an ‘open-source function’, with a view of giving its clients significant flexibility and agility over the management of their products and services Nuno Gomes joins BetConstruct and FeedConstruct as brand ambassador June 18, 2020last_img read more

Warm relations between Lakers, Warriors can be traced to their coaches

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersThe warm relations between the two Western Conference rivals can be traced to their coaches. Walton won a championship as an assistant on Kerr’s staff in 2015 and his success as the interim coach likely accelerated his path to the Lakers’ head coaching gig two summers ago.The two have remained close, speaking throughout the season.“He’s still pretty close with a lot of our players,” Kerr said. “He’ll ask about our guys and we toss around a few things but yeah, that’s just normal stuff.”Said Walton: “The times we’ve spoken this year have been more about life things than basketball things. But if I feel the need, I still feel like he’s definitely someone that I will trust and value his opinion on how to get something done.”YOUNG WARRIORNick Young appeared in 220 games for the Lakers, but when he made his first appearance since signing a one-year, $5.2 million contract with Golden State in the offseason, he received a surprising welcome. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error He was booed.“Nick’s terrible,” Walton joked before the game. “Hopefully Steve puts him on the court tonight so we can kill him.”A fan favorite when playing for his hometown Lakers, Young resurrected his career in his fourth season with the Lakers, emerging as the team’s starting shooting guard and their best perimeter defender.It earned him a new deal with Golden State, but Walton knew it would likely take some time for the 3-point specialist to acclimate to a championship system.“I figured … his shooting would fit right in and his personality would fit right in,” Walton said. “The idea of how they play when you don’t have the ball in your hands and what they’re trying to do, I figured would take some time for him to get an understanding of.”Young is averaging 6.7 points for the Warriors and poured in a season-high 23 points in the season opener against Houston.“From what I’ve watched he’s still finding his way up there,” Walton said. “It’s a very different way of basketball than what Nick’s used to. … He’s figuring out the way that they get it done up there.”While Young’s role is diminished with a better team, he still seems to be making the same impact in the locker room.“He’s been great,” Kerr said. “I love Nick. He’s a joy to be around, he always has a smile on his face and is picking up what we try to do. He’s getting there. Much further along than he was in training camp.”KUZMA SITSKyle Kuzma has been one of the Lakers’ bright spots to start the season, but he was held out Wednesday due to back spasms he experienced during pregame warmups.It was the first time the 27th overall pick missed a game in his young career. Through 20 games, including 11 starts, the former University of Utah star has averaged 16.1 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.center_img LOS ANGELES — The night started with a practical joke.A Warriors public relations executive placed a sheet of paper on the dais where Luke Walton addresses the media pregame. The header on the page read: “All-Time Warriors’ Interim Head Coach Winning List.”It had two entries. “First” was Warriors assistant and former Lakers head coach Mike Brown, who went 12-0 with the Warriors last season. “Last” was Walton, whose 39-4 record in 2016-17 while Steve Kerr was sidelined by health issues, was good for only a .906 winning percentage.Walton smirked at the joke before saying, “They all go to Steve anyway.”last_img read more

Election filings: Abrams withdraw; Alley emerges as State Senate candidate; contested elections in 80th, 116th, and 79th house districts…

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (3) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. -4 Vote up Vote down taxpayer · 219 weeks ago Too bad Abrams dropped out. I was looking forward to voting against a Republican for the first time in my life. Guess I’ll let that idea slide by now. Larry Alley is a good person. Kasha Kelley is one of the best Representatives we have ever had. They deserve our vote. Report Reply 0 replies · active 219 weeks ago +7 Vote up Vote down sore loser · 219 weeks ago If you consider “the best representative we’ve ever had” one of the representatives who helped Brown back administer his disastrous experiment …. Report Reply 0 replies · active 219 weeks ago +8 Vote up Vote down Ted “Theodore” Logan · 219 weeks ago Alley would become a Koch puppet just like Abrams. Proceed with caution. Report Reply 0 replies · active 219 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments By Tracy McCue and Shane Farley, Sumner Newscow — All but one of the Sumner County State Races appear to be contested in what looks like an interesting election in 2016. The election filing deadline for state races was at noon today. The biggest election news in Sumner County is State Senator Steve Abrams, a Republican from Ark City, withdrew his name from consideration for the 32nd District at the last moment. Larry Alley, a Winfield Republican, will instead be running in his place. His name had appeared on the list, but it had been removed at the last moment. Abrams has been a state senator since 2008. Alley,who filed today after Abram’s withdrawal, was a candidate in 2012 and 2014 against Representative Ed Trimmer of Winfield in the 79th District. He lost by a narrow margin of fewer than 50 votes each time.Don Shimkus, an Oxford Democrat, has also filed for the 32nd District seat.In a press release sent out today, Shimkus stated: Today my opponent withdrew from the Senate race, but recruited a stand-in to continue the devastating Brownback experiment. I am running to change an unfair tax policy, enact policies that promote job growth and economic development, and ensure Kansas children have access to a quality education. We cannot continue to elect politicians who support the failed Brownback policies.Kasha Kelley, an Ark City Republican, has filed for reelection in the 80th Dist. Kansas House of Representatives.The Kansas Secretary of State’s Office shows that Kelley filed this morning just ahead of today’s noon filing deadline. Republican Anita Judd-Jenkins, Ark City and Democrat Michelle Schiltz, Caldwell have filed to challenge Kelley. Kelley, who has represented the southeastern part of Sumner County, is a businesswoman, who has held the seat since 2005.Kyle Hoffman, 116th state representative representing the western half of Sumner County, has filed for reelection. He will be challenged by Democrat Jolene Roitman of Wellington. Hoffman was unopposed in 2014.Pete DeGraaf, a Republican of the 82nd District that represents a small section in the north part of Sumner County, has filed for reelection and has an opponent. Danette Harris of Mulvane will be running as an 82nd District candidate. The only uncontested race is the 79th District where incumbent Ed Trimmer is running unopposed. The Kansas State Primary election is set for Tuesday, August 2. The general election is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 8. Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

Montreal Canadiens’ Ilya Kovalchuk pumped after scoring OT winner vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

first_imgWith all seven of Canada’s teams in action on “Hockey Day in Canada,” it was one of the newest players north of the border that stole the show in an overtime thriller between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.Knotted at one score apiece, the Canadian rivals headed to a 3-on-3 overtime period with Ilya Kovalchuk emerging as the hero in front of the home fans at the Bell Centre. TRADE RUMORS: Chris Kreider | Alexandar Georgiev | Jason Zucker |Brenden DillonIt started — as many overtime rushes do — with a save at the other end of the ice, courtesy of Carey Price. Pushing the puck off his blocker to center ice, Nick Suzuki grabbed the rubber disk and headed for the net, all alone. Newly-acquired Toronto goalie Jack Campbell, who is filling in for the injured Frederik Andersen, poked the puck away, but straight to a trailing Kovalchuk who made no doubt about it, sending it to the back of the net and commencing mayhem in Montreal.Ilya Kovalchuk marque le but gagnant @EASportsNHL 3 contre 3! Encore.Ilya Kovalchuk with the @EASportsNHL 3-on-3 winner! Again.#GoHabsGo | #HockeyIsForEveryone— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) February 9, 2020Kovalchuk’s tally put him in sole possession of third place on the all-time, regular-season overtime goal list with 17, trailing only Alex Ovechkin (23) and Jaromir Jagr (19).Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 17th career regular-season overtime goal – third most in NHL history behind Alex Ovechkin (23) and Jaromir Jagr (19). #NHLStats— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) February 9, 2020Pumping his fist, flailing his arms and screaming until his face was as red as his sweater, Kovalchuk was pumped. He brought that energy back to the locker room, as well.INJURY UPDATES: Shea Weber | Mark Giordano Il-YEAH Kovalchuk 🗣️#GoHabsGo | #HockeyIsForEveryone— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) February 9, 2020After being released by the Los Angeles Kings earlier this season, Kovalchuk signed a one-year deal with the Habs and has felt a resurgence since moving to Quebec. In 17 games with the Kings this season, the forward had just three goals and six helpers but in 15 games with a better Habs team, he has 12 points (six goals, six assists).His name has been tossed around in trade talks, but if Kovalchuk can produce offense and the Canadiens can keep their playoff hopes alive, his $700,000 deal starts to look even more favorable to Montreal the longer their season goes and the more points No. 17 racks up. Currently, the Canadiens (61 points) sit five points behind the Maple Leafs (66) for an Atlantic Division playoff spot and six points out of the second Eastern Conference wild card, currently held by the Philadelphia Flyers (67).Welcome to the rivalry, Ilya.last_img read more

Legacy of 2010 World Cup ended ‘Afro-pessimism’, says S.Africa football boss

first_imgChampions: Spain celebrate their 2010 World Cup victory at Soccer City stadium in SowetoSoweto, South Africa | AFP |  Danny Jordaan, the man who spearheaded the 2010 World Cup, believes the tournament put an end to “Afro-pessimism” and helped transform the African continent from “hopeless to hopeful”.Ten years after the event, Jordaan told AFP the World Cup put sceptics firmly in their place and sparked a boom for Africa.In 2004, when then-FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced South Africa would be the 2010 host, it had already been a century since the governing body was formed.“It took 100 years… and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don’t have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure,” Jordaan said.“This is something that we have to contend with – Afro-pessimism.”After it won the bid, the country embarked on a six-year journey to deliver the required infrastructure including rail, rapid-transport systems, roads and freeways, as well as upgrading broadcast and telecommunication systems.That came at a 33-billion rand ($1.9 billion) price tag.“After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade,” Jordaan said.“The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent.”He added: “There is no contradiction between being African and being world class.“It is again, the Afro-pessimism. We are not going to allow them to put their knees on our necks,” he said metaphorically referring to George Floyd, the African-American man whose death at the hands of a white policeman in Minneapolis has sparked worldwide protests.– Mandela’s appearance –Jordaan, who was head of the 2010 organising committee and is now the president of the South African Football Association (SAFA), hailed the tournament’s legacy.“The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent,” said Jordaan at his office at SAFA house, situated at the FNB stadium on the fringes of the Soweto township. Of the 10 stadiums that hosted the 64 matches during the month-long tournament, five were built from scratch, and five received upgrades so they could collectively seat more than half-a-million spectators.The stadiums are now used by football and rugby teams.For Jordaan, the moment when former President Nelson Mandela came to wave to the crowd on the day of the final at the stadium, previously named Soccer City, remains emblematic of the significance of the tournament for South Africans.“He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted… he must be there,” said Jordaan.“Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again.”The tournament also catapulted women’s football to prominence, said the 68-year-old who played a critical role in preparing the bid to host the 2010 premier event.“As a result now we have more than 400,000 women playing football,” at various levels including developmental, he said.A plethora of female referees and coaches have also emerged over the last decade.A premier women’s football league, established a year before the World Cup, has since grown to boast more than 140 teams and thousands of female players.Banyana Banyana, the national women’s team, is rated among the top 50 by the FIFA Women’s World Rankings.Among the many memorable and uniquely African icons of the 2010 World Cup, were the ‘vuvuzela’, long plastic trumpet horns now adopted worldwide.“Most of the European fans didn’t like the sound of the vuvuzelas,” Jordan chuckled, “they said it’s like bees, angry bees humming in the stadium.” Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Record setting 8-year-old shines as track and field star

first_imgDREW HINES Drew attends Penn Hills Forbes Elementary School, where she is a second-grade student and is coached by Carlson Christian. Under his tutelage Drew earned first place on Feb. 26, as she competed in the USA Track and Field Championships for the Northeast in New Jersey. Immediately following these wins, Drew was invited to the USATF National Indoor Championships in Chicago on March 10 where she won every race she competed in. Not only did she win every race, but she also set the record for her age group in the 55-meters, finishing in 9.26 and 200 meters, finishing in 33.77. Coincidentally, Drew also celebrated her birthday on this day.When asked who she admired Drew answered, “Florence Griffith Joyner because of her hair and nails.” Not only does Drew have books on Joyner, but stated that she “likes her fashion” as well. She has high aspirations as she confidently stated her future plans.“I wanna be a secret agent! Because I’ve seen a lot of James Bond movies.” She giggled and then took a moment to consider another possibility, “Or I think I’ll be a track coach, because I really like track.”Rick Hines, Drew’s father, commented how his daughter got involved in this sport, “I happened to see Drew running in the back yard one day and noticed how graceful and fast she was. She’s a natural born runner, I thought.”He was set on nurturing his daughter’s talents when he noticed her natural ability two years ago. “And I thought we have to get her out there.” He was an athlete during high school. “I played football and ran track all of high school. I was a distance runner. So what I noticed in Drew came from my own experience and knowledge.”Drew’s parents are committed to their daughter’s success but are also aware that there needs to be a balance between school, track, and other activities. “We always make sure that she does homework first.” Nancy Hines stated. Drew has practice four days a week from 6:30-8:30 p.m., where she has a rigorous work out of 75 sit-ups and 75 push-ups, which are completed in three sets of 25.“She gets 9-10 hours of sleep,” the father added. “She’s just a regular kid. She does her homework, goes to practice and then she’s out.”When asked if Drew was pressured to perform well, the mother, “Coach Christian is really well balanced. Drew is practicing with a group of 20 children, older children. But the pressure comes from herself. Drew gets frustrated at times and puts a lot of pressure on herself to win and beat records.“Drew knows that we support and love her whether she wins or not and we remind her of that often. We just have to look for balance.”Even though Drew is a disciplined and dedicated student and athlete, she makes time to have fun. When asked about a favorite movie, she replied, “My favorite movie is “Selena,” I like the singing and the outfits.” She also added, “And I love wings and pizza.” Her family frequents JT’s Rib Shack in Penn Hills and she always has a fresh plate, put aside by owner, James Taylor.“Drew has fun. She’s going to a birthday party soon,” the mother said. “But she’s not the type of kid who doesn’t listen though. She’s very disciplined and by the book.”Drew comes from a high achieving family and her strong dedication to track is a result of the people in her immediate environment.“It’s just automatic for her,” Nancy Hines commented, “She doesn’t understand why some of her classmates won’t listen or choose not to do their work or choose not to do it well, she doesn’t understand that. She could be good at whatever she chooses to do because she’s so focused.”“I’m very proud of her,” the father said. “Never have I seen a kid work harder and not complain.” When asked about Drew’s future and whether it would be in track he said, “In our family, college is expected and we are setting Drew up for that option. And the option of what she ultimately chooses to do while in college is up to her, but I think track will be that option.”When speaking to Drew one notices instantly that she is not only a joy to be around, but a little lady. Her future, whether in track or not, appears bright. The unwavering support and dedication of her mother and father are unlimited and will serve as constant support no matter her interests.The mother advice for parents who notice potential in their children no matter what, “Don’t be just a parent to your child. Invest in your child.” by Maryam Abdul-QauiyyFor New Pittsburgh Courier “If you notice your child has an affinity for something then sacrifice, save money, and invest in your child’s interests,” said Nancy Hines.As the mother of 8-year-old Drew Hines, a rising track star whose natural talent is not only noticeable, but exceptionally impressive, Nancy Hines is aware that her daughter’s success lies in an unwavering support system. “Let your child go as far as they can go with their interests. Make all the resources available to them.”last_img read more

Arsenal should hire ex-Spurs boss Pochettino, says Keown

first_imgMARTIN KEOWN believes Arsenal should look at the possibility of appointing former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino should they sack Unai Emery.Emery is under increasing pressure with Arsenal currently sixth and eight points off Man City in fourth.3 Mourinho is now in the Tottenham hot seat replacing Mauricio PochettinoWith no win in five games in all competitions, there has been calls for the Arsenal board to make the decision to sack Emery and with Pochettino now available, Keown believes the Argentinian could be the answer.Speaking to Sportsmail the former Arsenal man said: “There’s no need to panic at Arsenal.”We are getting close to panic by the way, because we’re not having the best of seasons, but the powers that be at the top of the club should be seriously considering Pochettino.”Pochettino was replaced by Jose Mourinho on Wednesday morning following a poor start to the season.Spurs are currently 14th, eleven points off the top four.An embarrassing 7-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League and only three wins in 12 in the Premier League has cost Pochettino his job after a successful five-year spell, achieving three top-four finishes and reaching the Champions League final last season.3 Unai Emery has failed to sort out the mess at the Emirates and now his time is surely close to being upCredit: Getty Images – GettyKeown believes Tottenham’s lack of transfer business over recent seasons may have had an impact on Pochettino’s sacking.The former England defender said: “I have a lot of admiration for what he did at Tottenham, the way he nurtured those young players and he didn’t spend a great deal of money.”I don’t think Tottenham spent enough.”The 53-year-old isn’t the only one to suggest Arsenal should go after their rivals former manager.Harry Redknapp, who left Spurs in 2012, also believes the Argentinian would be a good replacement for under pressure Unai Emery.Speaking to talkSPORT, Redknapp said: “Why shouldn’t he go to Arsenal if he wants to?”You think the Arsenal fans wouldn’t love him there?”3Keown also stated that Tottenham could’ve given Pochettino more time considering what he had done for the club: “I would have stayed with Pochettino.”I think he deserved that. I think it’s a hugely significant sacking.”You’re going to have managers now looking over their shoulders.”I know the poor record he has recently, I know it all but I still would have given him another chance.”I don’t like the way Tottenham have done it.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTO CATCH A CHEATFurious wife beats and strips her husband’s suspected mistress in the street – but crowd does nothingWORMS FEARSHas your child got threadworms? Here’s the symptoms – and how cure themTAKING THE PISSDisgusting man PEES from airport seat in front of shocked passengersMIND BLOWINGThe rudest hotel room sign ever? Optical illusion has internet in hystericsExclusiveBRIDE AND GLOOMInfamous Don’t Tell The Bride couple reveal what REALLY happens on the showTEST ON ENTRYTourists arriving in Majorca and Ibiza may get coronavirus test at airportBEST ACCESSORIESWilliam wore friendship bracelet he shares with Kate in new documentaryExclusiveAMAZON DELIVERY DODGE7 ways to get free delivery on your Amazon ordersTOP TRUMPSLow carb vs keto diet – experts reveal which helps you shed pounds fasterRADFORD RESOLUTIONSRadfords call 2019 hardest year of their lives after ‘devastating loss'”There will be a lot of chairmen looking at him now.”Manchester United wanted him this time last year.”I think Arsenal would have to be interested if they want to take a step forward.”Pochettino wouldn’t be the first to make the move across North London. Sol Campbell left Spurs for Arsenal in 2001, a move which understandably made him very unpopular to the Tottenham fans.George Graham, who played for and managed Arsenal made the switch to White Hart Lane when he took over the reigns from Christian Gross.last_img read more

PSL beach volley: Petron’s Rondina-Pons duo start title-defense bid

first_imgDave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Cignal A’s Mylena Paat and Rap Aguilar recovered from a disappointing second set to fend off Generika-Ayala B’s Bang Pineda and Sheeka Espinosa for the 21-19, 5-21, 16-14 victory to top Pool B.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Cherry Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, the same partnership who represented the Philippines in the 29th Southeast Asian Beach Volleyball Championships in Singapore, had to fight back from a one-set deficit to Fiola Ceballos and Patty Orendain in their finals rematch.Rondina said she and Pons had to adjust on the fly, as they didn’t have that much time to train together as the latter just finished her season with Far Eastern University in the UAAP and both didn’t practice in an environment where no shade covered the court whatsoever.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We had a hard time moving through the court because we didn’t practice here, and Bernadeth just joined me after the UAAP,” said Rondina in Filipino.“We’re training in UST [University of Santo Tomas] wherein it’s not that hot and the court has trees over it, not this kind of environment where the sun is just blazing,” said Pons. Defending champion Petron XCS was off to a good start as it kicked back Generika-Ayala A 19-21, 21-14, 15-8, in the opening day of the Philippine Superliga Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup Wednesday at Mall of Asia’s Sands by the Bay.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ PBA All-Star: Romeo, Duterte’s son-in-law top legends shootout Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View commentslast_img read more

Jarin says Bulldogs need to ‘get up, play together’ amid 1-5 start

first_imgIn the Bulldogs’ four other defeats, they lost by five to Adamson University, 63-58, four against De La Salle, 80-76, five against Far Eastern University, 73-68.Their lone victory is a 75-70 win over University of Santo Tomas.Jarin said they can’t afford to feel dejected about themselves and instead just push through with the tasks at hand.“There are a lot of things to be thankful for and we can’t be sorry for ourselves because nobody’s sorry for us,” said Jarin, whose team tied University of the East at the bottom of the standings with a 1-5 card. “I think the results will be in our favor the next time around. This team lost two games by five points, one game by four, and then one game by one, and isn’t that enough experience for these young men to go through?”“We need to get up, there’s nowhere to go but play together and the results will be better.”ADVERTISEMENT The Bulldogs latest blunder was a close 89-88 loss to University of the Philippines Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum but Jarin still kept a positive outlook despite the dreary circumstance.“We just have to do this, we can’t put our heads down, and we have to take this as a man,” said Jarin. “We have to continue to be competitive and we can’t do it by ourselves we have to do it together.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissCredit to the Bulldogs, they were only blown out once in the tournament after suffering a brutal 72-46 loss to defending champion Ateneo.Apart from that 26-point beating, the Bulldogs lost by a five-point margin at worst. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title UP holds off NU for share of 4th spot Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crowncenter_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal National University has been battered, bruised, and beaten in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament but head coach Jamike Jarin told his team to just roll with the punches and get up as a man.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

‘Return to Junta Rule’

first_imgSeveral lawmakers over the weekend rejected and condemned Executive Order No. 65 as issued by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, describing it as a “return to junta rule in Liberia.”On December 4, 2014 President Sirleaf issued an Executive Order placing a ban on political rallies, parades, and demonstrations in Monrovia for about 42 days.The President’s temporary legislation undermines existing legislation requiring that persons desiring to march or demonstrate be made to obtain prior permits from the Ministry of Justice. Madam Sirleaf further noted that said legal framework has “proven ineffective to address rallies, parades and concerted mass movements on the streets of Monrovia and its environs.”Addressing a news conference at the Capitol Building in Monrovia, 14 of Montserrado County’s 19 legislative caucus members emphatically denounced and condemned the Executive Order, describing it as “draconian.” Delivering the statement on behalf of the 14 Representatives, Montserrado County Representative Henry Farhnbulleh said while cognizant of the fact that the Liberian Constitution guarantees democratically cherished inalienable rights, “we categorically reject any semblance of the return to junta rule and despotism.”“We, therefore, unanimously caution the President to immediately rescind and retract such a tyrannical order which has the proclivity to thwart our nascent democracy.“There shall be no reversal of the democratic gains we have made through the blood and sweat of our compatriots.  We want to assure you, our fellow citizens, that we will do everything within the ambiance of the law to protect the Constitution, which we are under oath to uphold,” the lawmakers said.The Montserrado County lawmakers expressed suspicion over the President’s declaration, terming it as “deliberate and with a sinister motive to antagonize only Montserrado County, where her son Robert is contesting and flagrantly violating the mandate of the Supreme Court and the National Elections Commission (NEC) with impunity.Meanwhile, Representative Edward Forh of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to focus their attention on Liberia during the closing stages of the regime of Madam Johnson Sirleaf.Using state security to clamp down on political rivals is an abuse of power and contravenes fundamental human rights, Rep. Forh declared.The caucus believed that allowing such a law to take effect in Liberia means that Liberians are facing a creeping threat to their fledgling democratic governance.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Coup in Lower House?

first_imgThere are clear indications from the corridors of the Capitol that a third attempt to unseat Rep. Alex Tyler from Speakership is in the offing, and could take place any time this month.The Daily Observer reliably gathered that since the House adjourned last Thursday, July 21 for the 169th Independence Day celebrations, there have been several consultations and meetings among “rebellious or renegade lawmakers” to dethrone Speaker Tyler over what has been described as a “fight of morality.” A lawmaker, who asked to remain anonymous, said they have desperately regrouped for what is described as their “last chance” in the remaining nine working sessions before this year’s 5th Session closes at the end of August 2016.Constitutionally, the Legislature on August 31 adjourns for its annual agriculture or constituency break and resumes work the second working Monday of January. Next year, 2017, shall be the 6th and final session of the 53rd Legislature.This would be the group’s third attempt at the removal of Speaker Tyler since he was accused of allegedly receiving US$75,000, according the controversial Global Witness report released May 2016. The report cited his alleged role in changing the Public Procurement Commission Committee (PPCC) Law in favor of London based mining company Sable Mining to acquire a concession deal for the iron ore rich Wologizi Mountain in Lofa County.Late Sunday, impeccable sources told the Daily Observer that only eight affirmative signatures are now needed to unseat Speaker Tyler through a resolution for a cause by signatures of two-thirds (2/3) members of the Lower House.According to our sources, some lawmakers who intensely opposed the Speaker’s removal have affixed their signatures to the resolution document. These include Reps. George Mulbah, Lester Paye and Clarence Massaquoi.Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue still remains a strong supporter for the toppling of the Speaker.The aggrieved lawmakers, who Speaker Tyler described as “surrogates of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf” for his removal, argued that the indictment of the Speaker by Criminal Court ‘C’ has brought the honorable House of Representatives into public disrepute and immorality and urged him to recuse himself and subsequently resign his position as Speaker.The so-called ‘morality campaign’ is spearheaded by Montserrado County Rep. Edwin M. Snowe and Margibi County Rep. Emmanuel Nuquay.Maryland and Montserrado County Representatives, James Biney and Solomon George, and J. Gabriel Nyenkan, respectively, and other Lawmakers said the accusation is politically motivated, that a person is constitutionally presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction.Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. Armah Z. Jallah also added his voice decrying those who have called for the Speaker to recuse himself, arguing that the Speaker is innocent until proven guilty.Overthrow StrategyIt’s been alleged that a financial package of US$20,000, according to sources, has been offered to each lawmaker to sign the resolution to vote Tyler down, coupled with the approval of District Project Funds (DPF) under the Legislative Support Project (LSP).Reportedly, US$10,000 would be given upon the affixing of each lawmaker’s signature and the approval of DPF, with the remaining US$10,000 given after the final ousting of Speaker Tyler and the last consent of the DPF.It is believed that the ousting of Speaker Tyler has been set for between Tuesday, August 9, and Thursday, August 18.It has also been gathered that if the Speaker delays in putting the resolution on the agenda, which has a cause and signatures of two-thirds (2/3) of members, the supposed “majority” will have a divided session in the Joint Chambers, and will discuss the decision reached. Any ranking official or designated person will serve as presiding officer.After the ousting of the Speaker, reports say, the acting Speaker and Plenary might suspend the Rules and Regulation of 34 Statutory and Standing Committees.LobbyistsPresident Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s trusted servant and political troubleshooter, Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe, is said to be the Chief Lobbyist. Nagbe, who serves as the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, is said to be standing in as the Acting Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, a function previously occupied by the late Dr. Edward B. McClain.Minister Nagbe was recently elected as the Secretary General of Unity Party (UP).He is the only Minister in more than 35 years who has served as Minister of three Ministries under one regime, while at the same time heading the Secretariat of the ruling Party after having previously served as Secretary General for the main opposition party, Congress for Democratic Change (CDC).The President replaced Executive Mansion’s Liaison Officer Elijah Seah, who she reportedly referred to as “too diplomatic”, bringing in her Minister of State without Portfolio, Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa, who she has assigned to troubleshoot legal matters.Mr. Julius Sele, the Executive Director of the Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE), is among others who are part of the campaign to remove the Speaker. LACE is a strong partner of the Government through the Legislature and the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning in implementing development projects in the country’s 73 electoral districts.Holding funds hostageAfter two unsuccessful attempts to remove him from his speakership, Speaker Tyler accused President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of blackmail, ‘cash violence’ and other dictatorial and undemocratic schemes to unseat him.He said the President, in her politically diabolical ploy, is calling on the lawmakers to induce them with US$20,000 each to unseat him.The Speaker stated that the President threatened to withhold the benefits and entitlements and District Project Funds of lawmakers if they failed to have him removed.“These well-orchestrated ploys by the President to hold the House of Representatives in ransom by denying members their due benefits and entitlement as a means to strangulate us into undue political submission is in itself dictatorial and undemocratic to say the least,” Speaker Tyler said. But President Sirleaf’s office rejected the Speaker’s claims, describing them as baseless and unfounded and instead urging him to focus on the things that matters to the nation.Historical AnalysisIn 2007, Rep. Edwin M. Snowe accused the Executive of interfering into legislative politics and later that year also blamed the President for funding his removal.He was unseated (the race for Speaker was between Montserrado County Lawmaker Edward Forh and the Bomi County Representative Rep. Alex Tyler).The President publicly pledged support to Rep. Forh, and Rep. Snowe as retribution supported Rep. Tyler, who won the election.In the 2011 race for Speaker, the President supported Nimba County Representative Ricks Toweh against incumbent Speaker Tyler. Rep. Tyler again won the election. Some believe that the quarrel between the President and the Speaker escalated when the House of Representatives refused to ratify three offshore blocks, while others say the squabble between them intensified when Speaker Tyler resigned from the Liberia Action Party (LAP) – and influenced the resignation of key officials from the Bomi County chapter of the ruling Unity Party.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Ramjattan, SOCU officials “sip wine” after arrest operations

first_imgPublic Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, along with top officials of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), congregated at a popular city café on the evening of the second day after former prominent Government officials were hauled in for questioning and in some cases, arrested and detained.SOCU Head Sydney James; British Adviser to SOCU, Dr Sam Sittlington and Minister Ramjattan were seen clinking glasses in an extremely celebratory atmosphere in the dimly lit café on Wednesday evening.Ramjattan confirmed to Guyana Times on Thursday that he and the SOCU officials were having some drinks at the popular spot, which usually is not opened to the public after dark.According to Ramjattan, he went to “have a glass of wine” with the SOCU officials as they celebrated Dr Sittlington’s work here in Guyana.The former Police investigator from Northern Ireland explained that he was only required to provide advice to SOCU for a few months.This celebratory event comes on the heels of resounding cries that the Executive has been giving orders to SOCU to attack former Government officials as part of its witch-hunting exercise.Just one week before SOCU arrested some of the former officials, Ramjattan had threatened charges against them.Following the egregious arrest of former top Government officials by agents of SOCU of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the Government issued a public statement, dismissing allegations that SOCU’s actions were in any way part of a political vendetta. It stated that SOCU was operating independently and without any interference or direction. Meanwhile, in a statement issued Thursday, former Attorney General Anil Nandlall questioned recent comments made by Dr Sittlington, including whether or not he was operating under the auspices of the British High Commission in Guyana.He said, “I note that Mr Sam Sittlington has taken the liberty of making statements which have political underpinnings, and seems to be functioning as part of the operations of SOCU.”“As a result, I now question his role in the law enforcement process of Guyana. Is he operating under the auspices of the British High Commissioner in Guyana? If so, then one will have to assume that there is some linkage between his actions and the British Government. This must be clarified by the British High Commissioner,” Nandlall added. Guyana Times tried unsuccessfully to reach the UK High Commissioner to clarify this matter; this publication will follow up the issue.last_img read more

Boys’ soccer: Hunters on track for title-game redemption

first_imgBell (15-3-5) held Canoga Park scoreless for the first half, but the Hunters (23-0-1) quickly took control in the second half. Omar De La Piedra scored 10 seconds into the half, knocking in a rebound after his initial shot hit the post. Jeffrey Quijano extended the lead to 2-0 when he one-timed a corner kick from Salvador Hernandez in the 60th minute. Camilo Rojas provided the final goal on an assist from Garcia in the 77th minute. Canoga Park, which has lost just four games in the past fourseasons, has a chance to be the first unbeaten team in program history, but the nationally ranked Hunters say all they’ve focused on is playing for the City title that eluded them last year when they were upset by Birmingham of Lake Balboa. “It’s a real big relief,” Gwin said of heading to the final. “It’s one thing to win when you’re a surprise, it’s another to carry it out and do it for the whole year when everyone expects you to. … We have a lot of blood, sweat and tears left out on that field at East L.A. College. We are going to be looking for redemption.” The shutout was the 16th of the season and sixth in a row for the Hunters, who defeated San Fernando 3-0 in the season opener. Top-seeded Canoga Park defeated visiting Bell, the No. 4 seed, 3-0 in the semifinals to advance to Saturday’s final against No.2 seed San Fernando at East Los Angeles College. “We’ve been working so hard to get here,” Hunters senior midfielder Rafael Garcia said. “To win, that would be all of our dreams come true. We felt it was ours last year and for whatever reason we didn’t get it done. We get another chance and it’s ours for the taking.” The Canoga Park High boys’ soccer team hoisted coach Jake Gwin on its shoulders and later poured the contents of the water cooler over his head. The Hunters hope that was just practice for Saturday. Canoga Park has waited a year to avenge last season’s loss in the City Section final, and on Wednesday the Hunters secured their chance for redemption. center_img “We can’t let up at all,” Garcia said. “We’d be dumb to think we’re favored, we can’t play like that, not after what happened last year.” [email protected] (818) 713-3607 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

La Verne native makes Kings history

first_imgOf course, the Kings’ exclusion from the postseason – for the fourth consecutive season – has long since been a foregone conclusion, so they were able to enjoy a moment of California hockey history. With his first-period goal, winger Noah Clarke became the first California-born player to ever score a goal for the Kings. Clarke, a native of La Verne, was playing in his 15th NHL game. Kings goalie Mathieu Garon, winless in six starts since Jan. 6, earned the victory. Michael Cammalleri scored two goals as the Kings broke a five-game losing streak. Rob Blake, who had missed four games with a strained groin, returned and had a goal and two assists. The Oilers, expected to be a Stanley Cup contender this season, have fallen into 11th place in the West and have lost eight consecutive games, so they were the perfect prey for the young Kings. The Kings had some shining moments Monday. The first one came just 2:05 into the game. Dustin Brown whiffed on a shot from the left of the net but the puck slid to Clarke, who fired a shot from the middle of the faceoff circle. Clarke’s shot, to the far post, cleanly beat Edmonton goalie Jussi Markkanen to give the Kings a 1-0 lead. The Kings extended their lead at the 5:27 mark when Aaron Miller took a slap shot from near the right boards. The long rebound came to Alexander Frolov, who slapped in a one-timer for a two-goal lead. Cammalleri’s neutral-zone turnover led to Toby Petersen’s shorthanded goal in the first period, but Cammalleri scored his first goal of the game 9:39 into the second period to give the Kings a 3-1 lead. [email protected] (818) 713-3611 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Despite their 5-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, in front of an announced crowd of 16,954 at Staples Center, the Kings had officially been eliminated from playoff contention before the third period. By virtue of Calgary’s shootout victory over St. Louis, the Kings became the first team in the NHL to have their playoff hopes dashed this season. With 12 games remaining in their season, the Kings can finish with no more than 83 points, and the Flames, in eighth place in the West, already have totaled 84. center_img LOS ANGELES – Do you believe in miracles? If you’re a Kings fan, don’t bother. At least not this season. last_img read more

L.A. story: richer and poorer

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! On one hand, Francisco Martinez and Paige Rodriguez aren’t so different. They both live in the San Fernando Valley. They’re both around 30. They both work with cars. But the similarity ends there. Rodriguez customizes high-end automobiles and sells them to celebrities. Last year, his 101 Automotive Group grossed $2.5 million. The Toluca Lake man drives a tricked-out Mercedes-Benz S550 he estimates is worth $150,000. “I’m really blessed,” he said. “I still don’t have a Lamborghini, though. And I need one.” As Rodriguez marveled at the sleek, red Italian sports car, Martinez washed it. For the past seven years, that’s been his living, earning minimum wage plus tips. He has an apartment on Victory Boulevard in Valley Glen with his wife and two kids. He makes $300 to $400 a week. “It’s hard,” Martinez said. “I don’t have a lot of money but compared to Mexico, it’s good. There, $5 is a day’s work.” Rodriguez considers himself well-off; Martinez considers himself poor. And according to a report released today by the UCLA Anderson Forecast, Los Angeles has a growing number of people just like both of them and not so many in the middle. While the local economy has adapted in recent years to accommodate more middle-class jobs, the report, titled “Richer and Poorer: Income Inequality in Los Angeles,” warns that the next generation of workers could find itself ill-prepared to labor its way from poor to rich. The current educational model is not well-suited to the economy of tomorrow, and if it isn’t changed radically, “we could see the middle class hollowed out again,” said Jerry Nickelsburg, an economist with the Anderson Forecast at the University of California, Los Angeles. To illustrate the income gap, economists use a scale in which zero is for a utopian society with wealth evenly distributed, and 100 is for a society in which a few mega-rich individuals hold all the dollars. In the United States, the index has slowly inched up to somewhere near 50 in the past 35 years, meaning wealth is distributed somewhat evenly between rich and poor. In L.A., however, it’s above 60 percent, meaning the wealthy control a disproportionate share of the money. According to the most recent Census Bureau data, the mean annual household income in Los Angeles stood at $66,364. On the wealthy side, nearly 60,000 households made more than $200,000. On the poor side, more than 140,000 made $10,000 or less. Things aren’t as bad as they were in the 1990s, when high-wage manufacturing jobs evaporated by the tens of thousands and the index soared well above the national average. Nickelsburg said the economy had evolved, so high-wage service jobs paralegal, graphic design, communications and audio-visual gave workers a better shot at working their way into the middle class. But the key difference then, he said, was that someone also could land a manufacturing job right out of high school with no special training. And if assembly-line workers got laid off at General Motors in Van Nuys, they could often take a short trip to Burbank and get hired at Lockheed with the same pay. Graphic designers, on the other hand, can’t just apply to be nurses if their firm closes. And without a more comprehensive employment-development and training strategy throughout the region, economist Jack Kyser said, the middle-class jobs of today can easily evaporate tomorrow. “When you have a two-tier economy with a rapidly shrinking middle class, you’ll have some social problems like crime and homelessness,” he said. “You need a balanced economy with a good job ladder so if people want to work hard, they can get ahead.” Jos? Torres, 21, of Sylmar wants to work hard and get ahead. The first isn’t so difficult, he said, but the latter is a challenge. Torres makes $9.25 an hour, plus commissions, answering phones in customer service. He brings home around $285 a week. He rents a room from his mother, has credit card and cell phone bills and makes payments to a friend who lent him money to buy a 1991 Toyota Celica. To try to get ahead, Torres sought assistance from Communities In Schools, a North Hills agency that helped get him into vocational training. He plans to study to get into real estate and to save for a home. “It’s pretty difficult,” he said. “You need a little pile of money to get started, but it’s hard. Everything’s going up rent, gas, everything. You’re not going to get that pile unless you starve yourself.” — Brent Hopkins, (818) [email protected]last_img read more

How genuine are efforts by companies to go green?

first_imgColette Brooks, who runs a green ad agency called Big Imagination Group in Culver City, ought to know. She eco-audits clients, asking questions to determine a company’s shade of green. Are they authentically offering products and services that are sustainable? How are the products manufactured? Is the entire life cycle of the product sustainable? “Companies need to seriously look at their business practices in a holistic manner,” Brooks said. But achieving ideal greenness – zero waste and zero energy consumption – is nearly impossible, according to Business for Social Responsibility, a San Francisco-based firm that has helped Genentech Inc., Sony Corp. and The Walt Disney Co. consider their social and environmental impacts. “We have greener products,” president and CEO Aron Cramer . “I’m not sure we ever have perfectly green products.” Everybody is hugging trees these days. At the Academy Awards, Leonardo DiCaprio and former Vice President Al Gore boasted that the celebrity gawk-fest purchased “carbon credits” to offset the show’s negative environmental impact. Jakks Pacific in Malibu debuted a line of recycled doggie toys, and a Calabasas realty firm promises to switch to 30percent recycled paper. But as pressure mounts to combat climate change and businesses realize consumers are often willing to pay a premium for environmentally kind products, “green” abuse is exploding. The trend has even spawned the term “greenwashing,” when brands claim to be more eco-friendly than they actually are. “A lot of companies are seeing it as an opportunity to reposition themselves,” said Daniel Hinerfeld, a spokesman at the Natural Resources Defense Council. “It’s very confusing for consumers. Not all of these claims are bona fide.” Instead, BSR focuses on products and services that have the lowest impact on the environment. That’s much easier now that clients come to the table already convinced it is important to consider Mother Nature. For consumers, sorting out who is green and how meaningful eco-friendly claims are can be frustrating. Product labels are not always what they seem. A `cage-free’ stamp on a carton of eggs “doesn’t mean \ were outside with sun on their backs,” said Urvashi Rangan, a spokeswoman at Consumers Union, which posts reviews of dozens of labels at “It could mean they were all crammed onto a barn floor, stepping in each others’ poop.” The terms “natural,” and “biodegradable” are also suspect and not as clear-cut as consumers may think. Evaluating businesses can be even more trying. The Web site reviews the business practices of U.S. and foreign companies and claims to be the only one of its kind. Every company on the list has won “credible” awards for making significant progress on its environmental record, said Joel Makower, executive editor of GreenBiz. Firms are searchable by sector and initiative type. One item cites the Palmdale facility of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. for its commitment to reduce hazardous waste and for its plans to work with local groups for land and habitat conservation. But there is no indication how meaningful the steps are and how much they reduce waste. The site only reviews about 1,000 companies, leaving a lot of guesswork for consumers. As for the Oscars, does purchasing “carbon credits” really make a difference, as DiCaprio and Gore bragged, or is it just a way for rich folks to enjoy guilt-free creature comforts? At Jakks Pacific, is the new recycled line merely a gesture tied to Earth Day, or a sign the company has turned over a green leaf? Will Sotheby’s International Realty save trees by switching to 30 percent recycled paper, or will printing new policy manuals overshadow any gains? With no official criteria for being a green business, it’s hard to tell. “What’s exciting,” Makower said, “is how many companies are doing something.” said [email protected] (818) 713-3735 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

Significant power outage across Dawson Creek

first_imgThe outages were reported between 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and are encompassing the west of 198 Road, south of Briar Ridge Road, north of 209 Road, north of Boundary Road, south of 197 Road and the 13400 block of Highway 2.The outage on the 13400 block of Highway 2 was caused by a tree down across wires while the rest are still under investigation.B.C. Hydro expects power to be restored between 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.- Advertisement –last_img

Klopp banking on Chelsea to slow City charge

first_img0Shares0000Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola © AFP/File / Filippo MONTEFORTELONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 7 – Jurgen Klopp will be desperately hoping Chelsea can slow down Manchester City’s title charge this weekend as he balances his Premier League ambitions with a Champions League decider against Napoli.Unbeaten Liverpool are clinging on in the title race — scoring deep into added time against Everton last week and recovering from a goal down to beat Burnley on Wednesday to move just two points behind City. Elsewhere, all eyes will again be on the next instalment in the Old Trafford soap opera, with stuttering Manchester United hosting bottom club Fulham.Tottenham — yet to register a single draw in the Premier League this season — are away to Leicester. Arsenal play lowly Huddersfield.AFP Sports picks out some of the main talking points ahead of the weekend fixtures in the Premier League.Chelsea seek to arrest slideChelsea were unbeaten in their first 12 Premier League games, determinedly hanging on to the coat-tails of Manchester City and LiverpoolChelsea’s defeat against Wolves was their second in three matches © AFP / GEOFF CADDICKBut if they lose to Pep Guardiola’s league leaders at Stamford Bridge on Saturday they will be looking at a yawning gap of 13 points — and it would be their third defeat in four league games.Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has urged his teammates to forget about the gap, which already looks ominously big.“If we lose we are going to be 13 points from the top and that’s a lot of points but we have to think, prepare for the game well and not pay attention to the table at the moment,” he said. “It’s the perfect opportunity to come back.”Does Mourinho know his best team?Jose Mourinho is desperately casting around for solutions to the malaise at Old Trafford — but is all the chopping and changing hindering, rather than helping?Jose Mourinho is trying to find the solution to Manchester United’s poor form © AFP / Oli SCARFFManchester United have made a total of 46 changes to their starting XI in the Premier League so far this season, including seven changes on Wednesday against Arsenal — more than any other team in the competitionFormer United defender Rio Ferdinand is concerned over the tinkering.“Something needs to be done,” Ferdinand said in his role as a pundit for BT Sport. “The common thing that we’ve seen with this team under Mourinho is changes every week — changes, changes, changes.“That doesn’t bode well for me in terms of the players and for the team because you need to form relationships within a team and you can’t do that when there’s chopping and changing, week in and week out.”Will Klopp ring changes again?Jurgen Klopp made seven changes for his side’s midweek match against Burnley — starting without any of the front three of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino for the first time since September 2017.Jurgen Klopp is balancing Liverpool’s Premier League and Champions Leagues aspirations © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFEDespite a scare at Turf Moor, Liverpool won 3-1, taking their tally to 39 points after 15 matches — more than any other Anfield side in history.On Tuesday they face Napoli at Anfield with the prospect of crashing out of the Champions League group stage just over six months after reaching the final — but first they must negotiate a trip to high-flying Bournemouth.Arsenal: a team of two halvesFor a side that is unbeaten in 20 matches, Arsenal have the curious record of not once leading at half-time in a Premier League game this season.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 10 Premier League goals for Arsenal this season © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFWednesday was no different, as Manchester United pegged them back to reach half-time at 1-1.But Arsenal have scored more second-half goals than any other team — 25 — and four points in their past two games against Spurs and United suggest Unai Emery is adding steel to a side that had flatlined under Arsene Wenger.Fixtures (6pm unless stated)SaturdayBournemouth v Liverpool (3:30pm), Arsenal v Huddersfield, Burnley v Brighton, Cardiff v Southampton, Manchester United v Fulham, West Ham v Crystal Palace, Chelsea v Manchester City (8:30pm), Leicester v Tottenham (10:45pm)SundayNewcastle v Wolves (7pm)MondayEverton v Watford (11pm)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Klopp: I want legend Gerrard to become next Liverpool manager

first_img1 Klopp believes Gerrard should remain an important part of the Liverpool set-up Jurgen Klopp has revealed he wants Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard to be the next Reds boss after he leaves the club.Klopp has no intention of leaving just yet, but believes it is important to the future of the club that influential former players, such as Gerrard, remain part of the club when their playing careers are over.Gerrard has been working with Liverpool’s Under 18s and will take a full-time role coaching them from next season and Klopp hopes that can be the start of the path to taking the top job at Anfield.Klopp told The Times: “It’s perfect that we can involve Steven. What a guy, he’s fantastic.“He was one of the world’s best footballers ever. We had him last winter when he had a break in the USA and had a few sessions with us, a few shooting sessions, and I thought what is that? His shooting. Unbelievable.“I told him when I leave or when the club sack me, I don’t of course know who’ll be my successor, but I’d love that he be it.“I’ll do everything I can to make sure he gets all the information he needs. Because when you join a club you have big responsibility for the future and the future of this club needs legends like Steven Gerrard in decisive positions.”last_img read more

Denmark vs Wales: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and confirmed team news

first_img highlights Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more smart causal MONEY Getty 1 What is the team news? How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures The Danish FA put John Jensen in temporary charge of the game, with all of their usual stars missing, but managed to finally solve the crisis on Friday.These two share a Nations League group with Ireland, who Wales thrashed on Thursday, and will be keen to impress in the new competition which provides four places for Euro 2020.What time is kick-off?This game will be held on Sunday, September 9.Kick-off will be at 5pm UK time.These sides haven’t met for a decade, where Wales won a friendly 1-0 thanks to a goal from Craig Bellamy.Which TV channel can I watch it on?You can watch the action on Sky Sports Football and Main Event from 4.45pm.If you’re based in Wales, the game will also be shown live on S4C with Welsh language commentary. FOOTBALL LATEST possible standings Wales will be hoping that Gareth Bale can inspire them to the Euros Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Wales face Denmark as the new Uefa Nations League continues in Aarhus.Ryan Giggs’ side travel to face the Danes, who were forced to field a team of amateurs in their friendly against Slovakia after the extraordinary image rights row. impact England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Sådan stiller vi op til dagens kamp mod Wales #ForDanmarkFølg kampen på @dbulive— Fodboldlandsholdene (@dbulandshold) September 9, 2018 silverware 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Here’s the official #NationsLeague teamsheet for #DENWAL. #TogetherStronger— Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 (@Cymru) September 9, 2018last_img read more

Watch as Cristiano Ronaldo stunner wins Serie A match for Juventus at Empoli

first_img Lukaku lauded for brilliant gesture which denied him chance of Inter hat-trick A Cristiano Ronaldo brace saw Juventus come from behind to beat Empoli in Serie A on Saturday.The league leaders faced a tougher test than expected against the Azzurri, who forced a close run contest. NICE GUY on target Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move ‘Superhuman’ Ronaldo hailed for gravity defying goal with outrageous header AIR TIME Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman |GOAL|It’s his second of the night, and it’s a belter. Ronaldo gives Juve the lead.Empoli 1-2 Juventus— Eleven Sports (@ElevenSports_UK) October 27, 2018Juve defeated Manchester United in a comfortable 1-0 Champions League victory on Tuesday and were back in action again just days later.Francesco Caputo put Empoli ahead on 28 minutes and the home side carried that lead into half time.However a 54th minute penalty followed by a sensational 70th minute strike from CR7 secured the three points for the Old Lady.You can watch the winer in the video above. tasteless Latest Serie A News ADVICE Serie A’s anti-racism campaign blasted as ‘sick joke’ as Roma and AC Milan reactlast_img read more


first_imgUNEMPLOYED workers in the county are to be with the promise of construction jobs paying up to €80,000.Osborne Recruitment is seeking 500 construction workers for a range of jobs in Western Australia.The firm, which will open an office in Perth in January, said employers there were looking for a range of skills, including engineering, technical, electricians, quantity surveyors and project managers. The recruitment firm joins other companies at the Working Abroad Expo at the RDS in Dublin this weekend where recruiters will also look for people in health and other sectors.Osborne Recruitment chief executive Brendan Murphy said the firm had already found jobs for more than 150 Irish people in the booming Western Australia region.Between 50,000 and 70,000 Irish people are estimated to be working in the area.DONEGAL CONSTRUCTION WORKERS OFFERED €80K JOBS DOWN UNDER was last modified: September 30th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Australia jobs donegaldonegaldonegal jobsjobsWestern Australialast_img read more


first_imgOne person has been rushed to hospital after a two car collision in Annagry.The accident happened before 3pm on the Ranafast Road.It is understood that three people were injured in the smash. Two women were in one of the cars and another female driver in the other.Both the Gardai and ambulances service attended the scene.   WOMAN HOSPITALISED AFTER ANNAGRY CAR CRASH was last modified: August 23rd, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Annagrycar crashlast_img read more


first_imgMalin 1-09, Glenfin 0-05. Malin are the Division 2 winners for 2012 and claiming the Sandy Harper Cup for the 3rd time.The Inishowen men were never behind in the game in front of a great crowd at Connolly Park.A John G McLaughlin goal late in the first half helped his side to a 1-05 to 0-02 lead at the break. Both sides lost a man to red cards in the first half but that was the only real incident of the game.Glenfin began the second half with purpose, hitting two points to reduce the deficit to four.But this just sparked Malin again with Matthew Byrne, who was man of the match, hitting three points on the trot at one stage.Apparently there’s a bit of a celebration going on Malin tonight! Maith Sibh  GAA: MALIN CROWNED DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONS was last modified: October 22nd, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GAA: MALIN CROWNED DIVISION 2 CHAMPIONSlast_img read more

Holland shows his speed, Taft runs past Carson

first_img Cleveland 12, Reseda 7: Bubba Atkins returned two punts for touchdowns, and Cleveland of Reseda (2-0) held off a late rally to beat Reseda (0-2). Atkins’ 70-yard return midway through the fourth quarter erased a 7-6 deficit. Atkins also scored on a 63-yard return. Reseda (0-2) drove to the Cleveland 20-yard line with two minutes remaining, but the Regents turned the ball over on downs. – Bryan Rodgers Canoga Park 22, Monroe 0: Visiting Canoga Park limited Monroe of North Hills to 26 yards rushing en route to its first victory. Vince Argott threw touchdown passes to Jose Martinez and Kyle Boas, and Davion Williams returning a fumble for a score, as the Hunters scored all their points in the first quarter. – Mike Hochberg Jordan 20, El Camino Real 14: Jordan of Los Angeles (1-1) overcame a 14-point third-quarter deficit to defeat visiting El Camino Real (1-1) of Woodland Hills. Carell Johnson, who ran for 135 yards on 11 carries, provided the winning score for the Bulldogs, romping 36 yards with 7:26 to play to erase a 14-12 ECR advantage. Michael Derby, who rushed 17 times for 116 yards, gave the Conquistadores a 14-0 lead on runs of 1 yard in the second quarter and 2 yards in the third. – Steve McFadden Gardena 41, Grant 20: The Panthers returned two interceptions and a punt for touchdowns, romping to a 20-0 halftime lead and holding off Grant of Van Nuys’ second-half surge. Grant’s Josh Stein completed 14 of 29 passes for 195 yards and connected twice with Pierre Nseir for touchdowns, but Lawrence Lovingood returned one of his interceptions 50 yards for a touchdown, and Devohn Moutra returned the other 70 yards for a score. Marquiese Reed scored twice for Gardena, one a 72-yard punt return. – P.C. Shaw Eagle Rock 28, Hamilton 20: The Eagles (3-0) overcame a 14-0 deficit and held on to win at Hamilton of Los Angeles (1-1). Jeremy Camacho came off the bench to complete 11 of 16 passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns to lead Eagle Rock. V.J. Castanos rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown and Josh Jovanelly made seven receptions for 111 yards for the Eagles. Damien Fuentes broke up a two-point conversion pass to maintain a 21-20 lead and intercepted a pass to end a Hamilton drive in the final minute. – Kirby Lee Lincoln 48, Hollywood 6: Hollywood (2-1), winners of two in a row after 42 consecutive losses, committed five turnovers, managed just five first downs and was held to 87 total yards – 12 in the first half – in a loss at Lincoln of Lincoln Heights. – Alex Valladares San Fernando 34, Poly 7: Devoil Hicks rushed for 100 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries to lead San Fernando past visiting Poly of Sun Valley. Andre Garcia and freshman Stacey Richards, with a 57-yard interception return, also scored touchdowns for the Tigers. – Malik Lee Fremont 42, North Hollywood 13: Jamal Sutherland rushed 15 times for for 245 yards and three touchdowns as Fremont of Los Angeles (2-1) dominated visiting North Hollywood. – Richie Brand Marshall 25, Van Nuys 0: Mike Bush scored on a 1-yard run to cap Marshall of Los Angeles’ first series, and the visiting Barristers romped past Van Nuys. – Sherry Perez 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 The Toreadors extended their lead with three fourth-quarter touchdowns, two by Malcolm Smith – a 15-yard run and 13-yard pass from Johnson – and another by Andre Harris. – Kirby Lee Granada Hills 22, Garfield 6: Johnny Bottenfield completed just 5 of 15 passes, but two went for touchdowns as Granada Hills (2-0) topped host Garfield of East Los Angeles. Bottenfield connected with Nick Webb on a 7-yard scoring pass and Josh Streid on a 7-yarder, and Kevin Smith scored on a 65-yard interception return late in the game. Danny Robinson ran for 71 yards on 14 carries, and the Highlanders’ defense forced four turnovers and limited Garfield (1-2) to 178 yards total offense. – Mitch Polin Holland scored on a 10-yard reverse and on 32- and 7-yard receptions from sophomore Exavier Johnson, who completed 8 of 22 passes for 109 yards. Andre Harris ran for 73 yards on 11 carries for Taft, which has won four of its past five meetings with Carson (0-2). center_img Jamere Holland, the reigning 100-yard state champion in track and field, showed off his speed Friday night to lead Taft High of Woodland Hills in a 44-6 romp at Carson. The senior receiver scored three touchdowns in the second quarter, part of a 23-point spurt in the final eight minutes of the quarter that started the Toreadors (2-0) toward victory. last_img read more

NASA pilot killed in plane crash

first_imgEDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE – Marta Bohn-Meyer, the only woman to serve as an SR-71 Blackbird crew member and an accomplished aerobatics pilot, was killed Sunday when her plane crashed shortly after taking off from an Oklahoma airfield. She was 48. Bohn-Meyer, a Tehachapi resident, was killed when her Giles G-300 aircraft crashed at 11:30 a.m. during takeoff from the Clarence E. Page Airport in Yukon, Okla., near Oklahoma City. Witnesses reported seeing a piece of the airplane come off right after takeoff. Bohn-Meyer, the chief engineer at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, was at the airfield practicing aerobatics for the upcoming U.S. National Championship in Denison, Texas. Authorities said her husband, Robert, also an accomplished aerobatics pilot, witnessed the crash. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 “Marta Bohn-Meyer was an extraordinarily talented individual and a most trusted technical expert and manager at NASA Dryden,” Dryden director Kevin Petersen said. “She committed her life and career to aviation and the advancement of aeronautics and space in the United States. We at Dryden will miss her tremendously. All the hearts and prayers of NASA Dryden go out to her husband, Bob, and Marta’s family.” In addition to being a noted aerobatics pilot, Bohn-Meyer held the distinction of being the first female crew member to fly in the SR-71 Blackbird, and the second woman, behind former Congresswoman Beverly Byron, to ever fly in the triple-sonic aircraft. Bohn-Meyer first flew aboard the sleek, 2,200-mph airplane Oct. 3, 1991 – a flight she listed among her career highlights. “I’m passionate about the airplane,” Bohn-Meyer said in an interview with the Daily News shortly after that flight. “There is black magic about this airplane.” Bohn-Meyer said the response she received after that flight let her know that she was a role model for girls. She was a frequent participant in education programs, particularly for girls interested in entering into technical fields or becoming pilots. The Amityville, N.Y.-born Bohn-Meyer began flying at 14 after her father paid for flying lessons as a Christmas present. She flew solo for the first time at 16 and later went on to become an FAA-certified instructor. Bohn-Meyer began working at Dryden in 1979 after graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering. During her career at Dryden, she served in a variety of posts, including director of flight operations, director of safety and mission assurance, deputy director of flight operations and deputy director of aerospace projects. Since October 2001, Bohn-Meyer had served as Dryden’s chief engineer. Bohn-Meyer was also an FAA-certified airframe and power plant mechanic. Among other honors, she received the NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 1996, the Aerospace Educator Award from Women in Aerospace in 1998, and the Arthur C. Fleming Award in the Scientific Category in 1992. Jim Skeen, (661) 267-5743 [email protected] 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

KCCA: Masiko’s move to Vipers ‘a matter of time’

first_imgMasiko (L) in action against Express.By Nelson SssengoobaFOOTBALL. Coach Mike Mutebi’s bold stances to drop Tom Masiko from KCCA FC’s squad that faced FUS Rabat last weekend might have paid off in the 3-1 win but the midfielder is gnashing his teeth.Mutebi did not indicate why he dropped the player but has gone a step further by omitting him from the travelling contingent to Tunisia giving speculation that Masiko’s future at Lugogo is in doubt.The Kasasiro Boys play Tunisian giants Club Africain on Friday needing a draw to advance to the quarter finals of the CAF Confederations Cup but they will negotiate the enormous task without the services of the player who scored the winner when the two sides met in the reverse fixture in Kampala.KCCA won 2-1 in that match.Since making his intentions clear of partying company with KCCA to join nemesis side Vipers SC, Masiko has gone full circle from one of Mutebi’s trusted combatants to an outcast.His latest exclusion from the team appears to be an indication that Mutebi has conceded defeat in trying to sustain the midfielder’s seven-year stay at Lugogo.Masiko has opted to train with his Ngeye clan team under Express coach Matia Lule as they prepare for the 2017 Bika Bya Buganda tourney opener against Mbogo clan.Masiko, a son of KCCA great Barker Masiko, has his heart set on joiningh Vipers and the latest developments suggests it could be a matter of stamps for the move to be complete.Sources close to Masiko say the two-time champions are in the final stages of unveiling the player as their summer acquisition.PML Daily understands the player held “long and positive talks” with The Venoms’ technocrats and all indicators are that the deal is all but done pending official announcement.Masiko is said to have cited the need to change environment and test his talent elsewhere as the reason for his wanting out of Lugogo, but some sources say Vipers supremo Lawrence Mulindwa offered the player a cheque he couldn’t resist.Masiko will join Taddeo Lwanga, Steven Mukwala and Yayo Lutimba as the clubs’ new [email protected]last_img read more

Brentford v Newcastle: five key battles

first_imgEmbed from Getty ImagesBrentford host Newcastle on Saturday hoping to avenge the 3-1 defeat they suffered at St. James’ Park in October and earn a first win over the Magpies since 1948. Here are five match-ups we think could go a long way to determining who comes out on top.Scott Hogan v Jamaal LascellesCome 2pm, we’ll know just how close – or otherwise – Hogan is to a potential move to West Ham. Bees boss Dean Smith says the 14-goal striker has recovered from the injury that kept him out of last weekend’s FA Cup tie and insists he is available for selection, so if he does not join Vibe on the teamsheet his career at Griffin Park may be at an end. Newcastle’s back four – led by skipper Lascelles and ex-Aston Villa man Clark – have conceded only 20 goals in 25 games, the third-best record in the league.Harlee Dean v Dwight GayleEmbed from Getty ImagesAt the other end, Bees skipper Dean will have the unenviable task of shackling the Championship’s top goalscorer. Gayle has 19 to his name this season, including two in the reverse fixture at St. James’ Park back in October. Dean has called on his Brentford team-mates to impose themselves on the game and get in Newcastle’s faces – he, John Egan and Andreas Bjelland will have to be at their sharpest to prevent ex-Palace man Gayle from notching again.Tom Field or Yoann Barbet v Matt RitchieEmbed from Getty ImagesNineteen-year-old Field scored his first two Brentford goals against Eastleigh in the FA Cup last weekend, which may see him keep his place. However, Newcastle pose a considerably greater threat than Martin Allen’s National League side, and with Bjelland set to return to the back three, Smith may prefer to go with the more experienced Barbet against Ritchie, one of the most talented wingers in the division.Ryan Woods and Nico Yennaris v Isaac Hayden and Jack ColbackEmbed from Getty ImagesGetting control of the midfield will be crucial. Newcastle are without Jonjo Shelvey, who is serving the final game of a five-match ban, so will rely on the more workmanlike Hayden and Colback to provide a platform for their dangerous front four. Yennaris and Woods, who are likely to be joined in the middle by either Romaine Sawyers or Josh McEachran, will hope to win this particular battle and set the tempo themselves.Maxime Colin v Paul DummettEmbed from Getty ImagesColin has been increasingly influential since Brentford switched to 3-5-2, with his ability to get up and down the right flank. His opponent on Saturday, homegrown left-back Dummett, has already played as many Championship games this term as he did in the Premier League last season and is growing in stature, despite criticism from some Newcastle fans at times.   Ads by Revcontent Trending Articles Urologists: Men, Forget the Blue Pill! This “Destroys” ED x ‘Genius Pill’ Used By Rich Americans Now Available In Netherlands! x Men, You Don’t Need the Blue Pill if You Do This x What She Did to Lose Weight Stuns Doctors: Do This Daily Before Bed! x One Cup of This (Before Bed) Burns Belly Fat Like Crazy! x Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) x Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

More Underwater Wonders Revealed

first_imgThese news items will awaken the marine biologist in everyone.In ancient times, people didn’t know much more about sea life than what they dragged up in fishing nets (or what they saw on the way down to Davy Jones’ locker, where dead men tell no tales). Pondering the bones and muscles of fish while eating seafood undoubtedly sparked some curiosity about their form and function. A few took more than a casual interest in studying fish. Wise King Solomon “spoke also of animals and birds and creeping things and fish” (I Kings 4:33). A psalmist included in his list of awesome creations “the sea, great and broad, in which are swarms without number, animals both small and great.” (Psalm 104:25). Sailors told tales about sea monsters. Those living by the sea undoubtedly saw ocean-going mammals like seals or sea lions, and some probably saw dolphins at play. Only a lucky few ever witnessed a whale.Today, we have ships and boats of all kinds, scuba gear, submarines, robotic vehicles, scientific instruments, satellites and detailed maps of ocean currents and the ocean floor. If anyone should be awestruck by sea creatures, it’s us. And yet the sea is still at the frontier of scientific knowledge. Illustra’s film Living Waters featured just a few cases of amazing marine animals: dolphins, sea turtles, salmon and humpback whales. Here, now, are some of the latest findings from marine biologists about life under the water, where the vast majority of animals on the planet live out their complex lives.Which Way Is Up?Salmon eggs in stream, courtesy Illustra Media.Some of the stars of Illustra’s film were Pacific salmon, which migrate from fresh water out to sea, travel thousands of miles, then return. A few scenes, very cute, showed the little hatchlings emerging from their gravel nests or “redds” dug out for them by their mothers. If you picture yourself as a hatchling just beginning independent life after using up your yolk sac, you have a problem: which way is up? It’s not as easy as it might seem. Knowing that hatchlings rise up unerringly day or night, scientists at Oregon State wanted to figure out how the hatchlings know to swim upward as they emerge from the nests for the first time. They know that adult salmon have exquisite magnetic sensing out at sea. Could the tiny hatchlings also be using the earth’s magnetic field?They ran experiments in a lab with controlled lighting and magnetic field generators. Sure enough, the hatchlings could use magnetic information alone, even in pitch darkness, to figure out which way is up.One group of salmon were exposed to the normal magnetic field in Oregon and another group of salmon to an inverted magnetic field. Fish in the normal magnetic field moved significantly further up the tubes than did those that experienced the inverted magnetic field. The team ruled out the possibility that fish were simply startled by the sudden change in electromagnetic conditions by running the same amount of electric current required to invert the magnetic field in the opposite direction.“Given that only inverting the magnetic field influenced fish movement, it seems salmon use the direction of field lines to orient vertically during their emergence from gravel – our findings are difficult to interpret in any other way,” said Nathan Putman, senior scientist at LGL Ecological Research Associates in Bryan, Texas, and co-lead author on the study.What’s required to sense the earth’s magnetic field? Humans can use a compass, but have very little sensation of its presence otherwise. Like the adult fish, these tiny hatchlings can not only sense the field, but determine its intensity and direction enough to figure out which way is up.Invisibility ActCuttlefish can disguise themselves within seconds to look like coral, evading any predator that might come looking for them. How do they do it? Scientists from the Marine Biological Laboratory of the University of Ohio studied the phenomenon in cuttlefish (not fish, but cephalopods related to octopus and squid). They were amazed to watch the animals raise little spikes, called papillae, from their skin and hold them in that position for more than an hour. You can watch it happen in some embedded video clips. The scientists wondered how the cuttlefish were able to lock the papillae in place without spending excess energy, then unlock them later, to resume their smooth-skinned normal appearance. It reminded them of how clams can slam shut at the sight of a predator, and lock shut with a catch mechanism that works against the prying fingers of predators and children.“The catch mechanism allows a bivalve to snap its shell shut and keep it shut, should a predator come along and try to nudge it open,” says corresponding author Trevor Wardill, a research fellow at the University of Cambridge and a former staff scientist at the MBL. Rather than using energy (ATP) to keep the shell shut, the tension is maintained by smooth muscles that fit like a lock-and-key, until a chemical signal (neurotransmitter) releases them. A similar mechanism may be at work in cuttlefish papillae, the scientists found.The story caught the attention of Veronique Greenwood of the New York Times, who calls the cuttlefish the “master of camouflage” and the “chameleons of the sea.” Side-by-side photos show the remarkable difference in appearance with papillae raised (see more photos on For the ultimate disappearing act, the creature can also change its color, and then bend its body to the reef to mimic the shape of coral as well as its texture. Octopuses have been known to do this, too, but “This is the first time anyone has seen anything like this in cuttlefish,” Greenwood says, “a reminder that even much-studied species still have some surprising secrets.”The SurvivorDid you know that some fish can reproduce asexually? The BBC News shows a photo of an Amazon molly, a freshwater fish that can save a lot of trouble by doing away with males and reproducing directly. While this costs less energy, it has the downside of accumulating mutations more rapidly. According to a principle known as Muller’s Ratchet, asexual species should go extinct faster because they lack the mutational sponge of sexual species. “The Amazon molly had been around for half a million generations – far in excess of what theory would suggest,” Jonathan Ball writes. This leads to a conundrum for Darwinism: “Evolutionary theory suggests that species favouring asexual reproduction will rapidly become extinct, as their genomes accumulate deadly mutations over time.” Scientists are not sure how this fish beat the odds.Underwater TroubadoursHumpback whale with calf, courtesy Illustra Media / Dave AndersonIllustra’s film showed a memorable segment about singing humpback whales, but those aren’t the only whale species with a song to sing. Blue whales—the largest animals in the ocean—are talented singers, too, but little has been known about the music of these secretive beasts. National Geographic reported on a 14-year effort by Scripps Institute in California to decode the vocalizations of 100 blue whales. Since the sound travels for miles, they could pick up the sounds remotely with underwater microphones, but they also synced the sounds with individual whales by outfitting them with suction-cup trackers. The results were surprising, changing assumptions about blue whale behavior:The biggest animal to ever live is also the loudest, and it likes to sing at sunset, babble into the night, talk quietly with those nearby, and shout to colleagues 60 miles away.The blue whale, which can grow to 100 feet long and weigh more than a house, is a veritable chatterbox, especially males, vocalizing several different low-frequency sounds. And for years scientists had only the vaguest notion of when and why these giants of the sea make all those sounds.Both sexes vocalize, but only the males ‘sing’, the researchers found. They’re also the loudest. The reasons for all the noise are not well known, but the males seem to begin their “deep melodic songs” around sunset, serenading into the night probably to attract mates. “But no one has ever witnessed blue whale reproduction,” one researcher commented. For all the research effort, scientists are only beginning to decipher this underwater performance.The more details you learn about living things, the less excuse you have to chalk it up to evolution. (Visited 599 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Bikers do it for Nelson Mandela

first_imgBikers for Nelson Mandela is a group of bikers who work in community service to honour and continue the benevolence of Madiba, doing good in the smallest villages and the biggest cities, and bringing much-needed help to out-of-the-way rural places.(Image: Bikers for Nelson Mandela)• Brand South Africa+27 11 483 [email protected] Jane CookBikers for Nelson Mandela is a group of bikers who work in community service to honour and continue the benevolence of Madiba, doing good in the smallest villages and the biggest cities, and bringing much-needed help to out-of-the-way rural places.Each year, when they put on their helmets and set off with the team, local and international actors, adventurers, media people, sportsmen and women, singers and supporters give their time to promote Nelson Mandela International Day and get involved in community initiatives.It is marked on 18 July, Madiba’s birthday, but the bikers spend days travelling around the country stopping off to help where they are needed. Nelson Mandela International Day was declared by the UN General Assembly in 2009 in recognition of Mandela’s birthday. It was inspired by a call he had made a year earlier for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said: “It is in your hands now.”Mandela Day is a global call to action for citizens of the world to take up the challenge and follow in his footsteps. Its objective is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better and in so doing, to build a global movement for good. Originally, it began with asking people to devote 67 minutes of their day doing something for the good of others – in recognition of the 67 years Mandela devoted to the world. But it has grown to be much more than that.The bikers, for example, travel far and wide with their initiatives to help and empower others. And they are a typical charity group; they just love their hogs and love riding to help others.“Take action; inspire change; make every day a Mandela Day,” is the motto of the day, which encourages people to extend their humanitarian actions throughout their lives. This way, individuals will help to change the world for the better and build a global movement for good. The message behind Mandela Day is simple – each individual has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better.And this year is particularly symbolic: it is the first Mandela Day after his death, and it marks South Africa’s 20 years of freedom.One of Mandela’s core values that he reinforced was standing together in unity; this is an idea the bikers perpetuate, with people from different walks of life riding in solidarity.Biker chickIt was started by Zelda la Grange, Mandela’s personal assistant. La Grange is a formidable human – a woman, a biker chick, a philanthropist, a person on a mission. Her interests and career have merged into this initiative, which takes her across South Africa every July. Every year since 2010, La Grange and her group have ridden across the country to find a way to spend their 67 minutes – each day for a few days – to celebrate the Mandela legacy.La Grange has said that after working with him for almost two decades, there is nothing she takes more seriously than the day named after him. Even after four years of the Bikers, she is not losing any energy as she gathers celebrities and major corporations to join. “But I want people to do their own things for Mandela Day, not be dependent on celebs to push for change.”Joining the biking community five years ago, La Grange says the moment she puts on her helmet the world disappears and only the road exists. It becomes a sort of meditation for a woman whose phone rarely stops ringing. When she’s on her motorbike, it’s the only time she cannot answer. “There’s nowhere else in the world where you can be by yourself,” she says. And following her example, she adds that anyone can use their own lifestyles to help others – you just need a little inspiration.Watch the Bikers for Mandela Day here:The biker crusadeEach year, the bikers focus on different social issues. Among many actions, collectively these bikers have travelled to crisis centres to help stop rape and gender-based violence, helped victims of abuse, educated communities about animal care, painted houses, set up jungle gyms for children, planted vegetable gardens for communities, and donated generous amounts of money.At times, they find it difficult to hold back the tears when they see the difficult circumstances in which so many South Africans live.The Nelson Mandela Foundation appeals to the biking community to support the Mandela Day tour by performing a good service of some kind in their own home town and local communities, to work for 67 minutes on various community projects in each region.This year’s rideOn Friday, 11 July, La Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen will put on their helmets and set off on another Bikers for Mandela Day tour. First for Women Insurance, via its charitable trust the First for Women Foundation, will again be supporting the bikers on their journey.They will leave from the First for Women head office in Fourways, in Joburg, and head for Diepsloot. There, they will partner with the founder of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, Carolyn Steyn, and Afrika Tikkun, an organisation that is dedicated to investing in education, health and social services for children, youth and their families through its community centres of excellence and strategic partnerships.At Afrika Tikkun, the team will distribute handmade blankets to 67 beneficiaries. From Diepsloot, the bikers will head to the Caritas Gemeenskap Focus organisation in Vryburg, the Grace Divine Outreach Centre in Kimberley, and the Bloem Shelter in Bloemfontein where they will, for 67 minutes, spend time doing various outreach activities.For the foundation, Mandela Day actions, no matter how big or small, should consistently focus on the realisation or restoration of dignity and empowerment through contributions. Several focus areas have particular significance:• Food security: feeding activities, whether food parcels, food gardens or feeding schemes, that provide long-term access to food security can transform world hunger.• Education and literacy: literacy and learning give people the chance to fulfil their dreams; let’s lead through education.• Shelter and infrastructure: this action brings people together to build homes, communities, cities, continents and a future.• Service and volunteerism: people everywhere are encouraged to contribute their actions to making the world a better place by each becoming a public servant in the service to humanity.last_img read more

South Africa moves ahead with nuclear new build plans

first_img24 March 2015The government is making progress on its nuclear new build programme, and is in discussions with various prospective nuclear vendor countries to expand the programme.It had held consultations with a number of nuclear vendor countries recently, namely the United States, Republic of Korea, Russia, France, Japan and China, the Department of Energy said on 23 March. They all make use of pressurised water reactor nuclear technology, similar to that used at the Koeberg nuclear power plant in the Western Cape. South Africa has been safely using this technology for the past 30 years.“The National Development Plan enjoins us to do thorough investigations on various aspects of the nuclear power generation programme before a procurement decision is taken,” said the department. “Nuclear vendor parade workshops form part of the government technical investigation in preparation for a procurement decision.”As part of the pre-procurement phase and preparation for the roll out of the nuclear new build programme, the government has entered into several negotiations with vendor countries and has signed inter-governmental framework agreements (IGFAs) with Russia, France and China. An IGFA is a requirement for countries to participate in nuclear vendor parade workshops.The nuclear new build programme is part of a sustainable energy mix that South Africa is pursuing to ensure energy security. The government aims to add 9 600 megawatts of nuclear energy to the national electricity grid.In its statement yesterday, the Department of Energy said that IGFAs with Canada and Japan were at an advanced stage of completion and were expected to be concluded soon. It had also signed similar agreements with the US and South Korea.Parallel to this work and as part of the preparatory phase, the department has been conducting nuclear vendor parade workshops with all the vendor countries that are ready and have accepted the invitation to participate. The workshops, where vendor countries present their nuclear technology offerings, are set up for those nations to showcase and demonstrate their capabilities on how, if chosen, they plan to meet South Africa’s needs.In essence, they help South Africa to make its procurement decisions.The first workshop was held during the week of 20 October 2014 with the Russian Federation. The second was held with France, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Korea and United States from 16 to 25 November 2014.“[The] government has scheduled the third and final workshop with Canada and Japan to take place during the last week of March 2015,” said the department.As with the first two workshops, officials from various state departments will attend. They will include representatives from state-owned enterprises that are engaged in energy matters as well as academics involved in nuclear and engineering programmes.“[The] government remains committed to ensuring energy security for the country through the roll out of the nuclear new build programme as an integral part of the energy mix. [It] remains committed to ensuring the provision of reliable and sustainable electricity supply, as part of mitigating the risk of carbon emissions,” the department said.The nuclear new build programme would enable the country to create jobs, develop skills, create industries and catapult South Africa into a knowledge economy. In addition, the government was committed to a procurement process that was “in line with the country’s legislation and policies”.Source: SAnews.govlast_img read more

5 fantastic things VR can do for children

first_imgFrank Upadhyay Small Business Cybersecurity Threats and How to… Tags:#Internet of Things#IoT#virtual reality#VR Follow the Puck From learning to entertainment, VR has captured a plethora of opportunities and fields. Questions about VR being safe for children were raised continuously but now seems to finally be answered accurately.For all those parents who dread showing VR content to their kids, it’s completely safe for children above 12 years of age but the most important thing is the right type of content.See also: What are the unique requirements of public VR?We witnessed a steady growth in VR for kids this year and decided to share with you the amazing things VR could do for your children.#1: VR could take you placesOne of the most known VR experience for children this year was Google Expeditions. The app became available in 123 countries and counting. It was an amazing tool for teachers to pair up along with the classroom sessions, after all, what’s better than a field trip to educate children? Students can have a better outlook & a faster learning experience with the help of this tool which lets them travel places and learn about them by being there in the virtual world.#2: Immersive autism therapyAutism is a lifelong neurological disorder & research says that no two people with Autism have similar symptoms. We have come across a number of uses for VR in medical science & this is no different. Immersive Autism Therapy is a combination of scenarios created by a Washington-based start-up Floreo. With the help of these scenarios, children are enabled to learn skills such as pointing or making eye contact. VR is the safest option to teach them various social skills and prepare them. Other applications to teach young people how to drive and to enter work environment had also been created this year and delivered positive results.#3: VR for the differently abledNo wonder virtual reality has contributed enormously to improving the treatment, training, and quality of life of children with disabilities. It has helped therapists to create a life-like environment for children for training & skill enhancement. The quality of life of these children can be improved significantly using VR.As important as these experiences are VR helps them in social training too which shapes their personalities in a positive way. Beyond the social experiences, gaming in VR is one hell of an experience for wheelchair-bound children. With VR these children can fight without hands & run without legs.#4: Bedtime story tellingWith the advent of mobile phones and other digital stuff, there are hardly any children today who remember the value of bedtime stories. However, Samsung thought this year that the “Bedtime VR Stories” app will combine the latest innovations in virtual reality with the power and importance of traditional storytelling. Samsung believes that this application is more for the parents who are away from their children and still will be able to tell them bed time stories through VR as they get carried away to far distant galaxies with other unreal stuff. Sounds interesting.#5: Learning to swimHow amazing would it be to learn swim without actually being pushed into the pull by the swimming coach? Children often fail to learn how to swim because of their fear of water, heights or anxiety but that doesn’t mean they mustn’t learn the most important life-saving skill. Energy Company E.ON, the Swedish Swimming Federation and M&C Saatchi Stockholm partnered up earlier this year to launch a campaign that uses VR to encourage nervous children into the water. The best way to treat a fear is exposure and VR does it the best.center_img Related Posts Internet of Things Makes it Easier to Steal You… Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaceslast_img read more

NBA legend Shaq accuses WWE of messing up WrestleMania match with Big Show

first_imgNBA legend Shaquille O’Neal said the “WWE messed up” in context to his alleged match against Big Show in the WrestleMania 33.The two 7-footers were calling each other out for almost a year in a build-up to what could have been the biggest match in the WrestleMania history but things didn’t materialise and the match never happened.Big Show and O’Neal were also involved in mud slinging months ahead of WrestleMania in what looked like a customary promotion of the match.On “The Big Podcast with Shaq”, the NBA star blamed the WWE chairman Vince McMahon and said, “They kept playing. First, they said it was me and Big Show. Then, they said it was going to be 3-on-3. Then, they cancelled it so when they cancelled it, I made other arrangements.”Shaq further mentioned that WWE did approach him again but the time was gone. “I just said, ‘I’m not going to do it.’ They messed it up.”Shaq’s co-host John Kincade asked the NBA legend if he was afraid that the WWE wouldn’t have scripted his win, Shaq retaliated and said that he was willing to lose “for the kids.”The WrestleMania 33 was reported to be Big Show’s final WrestleMania with the superstar’s contract with WWE running out soon. Big Show was recently in the news for his destructive match against Braun Strowman where the ring collapsed.last_img read more

Bielik leaves Arsenal as he completes £10m Derby move

first_imgArsenal have sold defender Krystian Bielik to Championship side Derby County for a fee of £10 million ($12m).The 21-year-old, who joined from Legia Warsaw In 2015, leaves north London without having made a single Premier League appearance for the club, with his only two outings in a Gunners shirt coming in the Carabao Cup.He enjoyed a successful loan spell at Charlton Athletic last season, helping the club earn promotion to the Championship via the play-offs. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? His performances for the Addicks saw him attract interest from a number of Championship clubs, while Serie A giants AC Milan were also linked with a move.Goal reported on Thursday that Bielik was on the verge of joining Derby after he indicated to the Gunners that he didn’t want to go out on loan for the 2019-20 season.The Gunners were keen to retain the Poland Under-21 international but he favoured a departure from the club if he was not going to be given the first-team opportunities he craved under Unai Emery this season.He could make his Rams debut in their Championship season opener against Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium on Monday.”He is a young player at the age of 21 and it is a permanent deal which I think is a very good investment for the club. I am very happy he has joined the team,” Derby manager Phillip Cocu told the club’s official website following the signing of Bielik.”He will get better and develop, but for his age he is a very good player.”The deal gives Arsenal a timely cash boost with under a week to go until the transfer deadline.The Gunners smashed their transfer record to sign Nicolas Pepe from Lille in a £72m ($87m) deal on Thursday but still hope to add further players before the deadline.The north London club are still keen on landing Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, having already seen two bids rejected by the Scottish champions for the 22-year-old.There are likely to be further departures too with Laurent Koscielny expected to seal a move back to France and the club open to offers for Shkodran Mustafi.last_img read more

Agritrade Resources Offloads VLCC Oldie

first_imgzoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pexels under CC0 Creative Commons license Hong Kong-based Agritrade Resources Limited has decided to dispose of Sea Latitude, one of its very large crude carriers (VLCCs).As informed, the company has entered into a memorandum of agreement with Singapore’s Da Shun Shipping to sell the ship for USD 22.5 million.Built in South Korea in 2001, the LNG carrier is to be delivered at anchorage at Port of Kuala Sungai Linggi, Malaysia at the seller’s option. The delivery of the vessel is expected to take place on or before August 7, 2018.Explaining the reasons for the disposal, Agritrade Resources said the vessel is more than 16 years old — considered to be old and less attractive for charterers — and has high maintenance costs.Taking into account the prevailing market conditions, the company said that “the proceeds from the disposal will further enhance and strengthen the group’s financial position and liquidity.”Impacted by oversupply, the crude oil tanker fleet has seen a very serious deterioration of freight rates in the first half of 2018 when compared to 2017. Earnings for VLCCs in the first half of the year were as low at USD 6,001 per day on average, according to BIMCO.last_img read more

Oregon hotel fires 2 men who mistreated black man

first_imgPORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland, Oregon, hotel has fired two employees it says were involved in the mistreatment of a black man kicked out of its facility.DoubleTree Portland tweeted Saturday that the two men’s “actions were inconsistent with our standards.”Jermaine Massey accused the hotel of racially profiling him after a security guard called police to remove him from the lobby.The guard told Massey that if he could not provide a room number, he would be asked to leave. Massey posted an Instagram video that shows part of the interaction with the guard.The hotel’s general manager said the hotel had reached out to Massey privately but attorneys for Massey said they want a public explanation on why he was told to leave.Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Massey’s lawyers intend to pursue legal action.___Information from: KOPB-, http://www.opb.orgThe Associated Presslast_img read more

SecretaryGeneral reports high number of attacks on UN staff overseas

United Nations civilian personnel at overseas duty stations have suffered an unprecedented number of physical attacks leading to hostage-taking, injuries and death, but the UN Security Coordinator’s office has been strengthened for an ever widening range of missions, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a report on staff safety issued today.Since 1992, aside from deaths due to illness, or vehicle and aircraft accidents, 196 UN civilian staff members have been killed as a result of malicious acts, the report to the General Assembly says. Most of the victims killed were Palestinians working for the UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees, it said. The majority of the 34 persons being detained were also employees of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNWRA).Five of the deaths occurred during the reporting period of 1 July 2002 to 30 June 2003, which excludes the 19 August terrorist bombing of the UN’s headquarters in Baghdad that left 18 UN civilian staff dead, including top envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello.”Because of the dangerous environments in which they work, which are often characterized by high rates of crime and unemployment, United Nations staff members often become the targets of street crime,” the report says. “The increased number of physical assaults, thefts, attacks, incursions, hostage-taking incidents and kidnappings reported during the past year speaks to this most disturbing trend.”In the reporting period, seven incidents of hostage-taking, kidnapping and sexual assault, affecting 14 personnel, took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Somalia.Of 258 incidents of assault on UN and non-governmental organization (NGO) personnel, 69 took place in Afghanistan, 30 in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory and 53 in Kosovo. In addition, 168 cases of harassment were reported. More than 30 bomb threats turned out to be hoaxes.At least 83 incursions into UN compounds took place, often non-violent political protests, along with 270 violent attacks on UN and NGO compounds and convoys. Incidents of theft of office equipment, official vehicles and personal belongings numbered 550. read more

Annan hails inauguration of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Liberias new president

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today hailed the inauguration of Liberia’s new president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman elected to lead an African nation.“I also congratulate the people of Liberia who, through a peaceful and transparent electoral process, have given Mrs. Johnson Sirleaf an historic mandate to lead the nation towards a future of lasting peace and stability,” Mr. Annan said in a message on the inauguration, which was held in Monrovia with numerous dignitaries in attendance, including the UN Deputy Secretary-General. The establishment of a democratically elected Government in Liberia culminates the peace process envisaged in the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 18 August 2003. During this period, the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia (UNMIL) supported national efforts to achieve the transition to democracy by providing a secure environment, disarming more than 100,000 ex-combatants, facilitating the return of tens of thousands of displaced persons and refugees, and helping organize the recent free and fair elections.The Secretary-General acknowledged that Ms. Johnson Sirleaf’s administration faces a number of pressing challenges in a country still reeling from the effects of war, including restructuring the security sector, strengthening economic governance, stimulating economic growth, strengthening the rule of law, protecting human rights, consolidating State authority and reestablishing basic services.“In the face of these challenges, the people of Liberia are being given a unique opportunity to join together, to build a just and inclusive society, which assures the participation of all people, irrespective of political or ethnic affiliation,” he observed. Mr. Annan called on the international community to assist the new Government in these endeavours and pledged the UN’s continued support “as Liberia lays the foundation for a better future built on peace, stability, democracy and rule of law.” read more

Has Kareem Hunt Hit A Wall

After a torrid start to the season, Kansas City Chiefs’ rookie running back Kareem Hunt has had a dreadful handful of games. What happened? Has he hit some kind of “rookie wall?” In the video above, we investigate.

Biljana Filipovic goes back to France – Nice

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Sean Quinn condemns bus set on fire outside his former company

first_imgSEAN QUINN HAS condemned an attack at a property owned by the Quinn Group and said the perpetrators are not acting in his name.However, Quinn was critical of the new owners of Quinn Manufacturing – now known as the Aventas Group – who had asked him to speak out against the attack.In a statement released this evening, Quinn said he had not owned the business since 2002 when he transferred it to this family, and said he had already condemned all attacks “in the strongest terms”.Quinn made the comments after a bus was parked at the entrance to a Quinn Group property in Ballyconnell in Cavan and set on fire at around 5.30am today. Gardaí said a technical examination has been carried out of the scene.“Today’s statement by the Aventas Group calling on the former owner of the Quinn Group to condemn the recent attacks is unclear as I have not owned the business since 2002, having transferred it to my family,” Quinn said.“While the statement does not specifically name me, I believe it is none the less important to reiterate that I have already condemned these attacks in the strongest terms, a fact that is widely reported in the national media”.“Least there by any doubt, I wish to reiterate in the most categoric terms that I condemn these unlawful acts and that any persons carrying out such acts are not acting in my name”.The Aventas group said the ongoing campaign to disrupt and sabotage the business would not lead to the reinstatement of the former owner.Quinn used the statement to attack Anglo Irish Bank, in which he invested and lost heavily, saying that the bank orchestrated a “covert and underhand takeover of the Quinn Group”.A number of attacks on Quinn Group properties and former properties have taken place over the past year, including a truck which was driven into a wall at a Quinn Group premises in Fermanagh.Read: Everything you need to know about the Quinn saga, but were afraid to ask > Read: Bus set on fire outside Quinn Group property >last_img read more

Man dies after suffering head injuries in horrific 12car pileup on M7

first_img By David Raleigh At least six fire trucks containing crews from Limerick City, and Newport, Nenagh, in Co Tipperary, as well as six ambulances from the region, have been dispatched to the scene.A crew of firefighters attached Limerick City and County Fire Service who had been attending a minor collision in Newport, were swiftly on the scene of the “massive pile up”, sources said.Gardaí have closed the southbound traffic lane between Junction 27 Birdhill and Junction 28 Castletroy and are awaiting a garda forensic collision investigator to conduct a detailed examination of the scene.Gardaí, paramedics and fire crews were alerted to the area after receiving reports of a number of collisions in the area.It’s understood up to 12 cars skidded off the road around the the same time after a heavy sleet shower struck.“There was a massive snowstorm and a heavy shower of sleet around the time of the fatal crash. There were at around 12 cars involved,” a reliable source said. Wednesday 1 Mar 2017, 9:32 PM Source: Fiona Donnellan/Twitter Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Man dies after suffering head injuries in horrific 12-car pile-up on M7 The collisions happened during a severe hailstorm at just after 7.30pm. The M7 at Castletroy Source: Google Maps The deceased’s car went off the road and crashed through a fence. His vehicle ended up on waste ground in a ravine just off the motorway.Traffic in the area was being turned around by gardaí and diversions have been put in place.Gardaí at Henry Street Garda Station, Limerick, are investigating. The road remains closed.Read: Garda was removed from task force due to relationship with woman from criminal family, court hearsRead: Nurses’ union agrees to meet with Workplace Relations Commission – but work-to-rule is still on PART OF THE M7 Dublin to Limerick Road has been closed after a motorist lost his life in a horrific 12-car pile up tonight.According to a reliable source, the man, aged in his 50s, suffered catastrophic head injuries and died after his car left the road between Birdhill and Castletroy, shortly after 7.30pm.It’s believed a freak hailstone storm which is reported to have hit the area at the time of the incident, may have been a factor in the multi-vehicle collision.According to sources there are reports of “multiple injuries” to a number of casualties, but these injuries are not believed to be serious.The deceased had been driving from Birdhill towards Limerick when his car left the road and crashed through a fence, a source said.The man’s body has since been moved to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem is expected to be conducted.A “multi-agency response” is being carried out by emergency services. 75,790 Views Share516 Tweet Email2 Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Serious delays on M7 S/B before J29 Castletroy due to crash, lots of emergency vehicles on the scene— Fiona Donnellan (@fionadonnellan) March 1, 2017 18 Comments Mar 1st 2017, 9:32 PM Short URLlast_img read more

Toutatis lastéroïde en forme de cacahuète va nous rendre visite mercredi

first_imgToutatis, l’astéroïde en forme de cacahuète, va nous rendre visite mercrediL’astéroïde Toutatis, de plus de 4 kilomètres de long et 2 de large, va s’approcher de la Terre à un minimum de 7 millions de kilomètres de notre planète. Les chercheurs en profiteront pour étudier l’étrange rotation de l’immense rocher afin de mieux connaitre la répartition de sa masse, et de là la composition de l’astéroïde. Toutatis passe dans notre voisinage tous les quatre ans.Par Toutatis, le ciel va-t-il nous tomber sur la tête? Car en dehors d’être la divinité tutélaire d’un célèbre gaulois petit et moustachu, Toutatis est également un astéroïde qui s’apprête à passer dans le voisinage de la Terre. Pas de quoi inquiéter les astronomes qui y voient une occasion de plus d’étudier cet immense rocher de l’espace. Surtout que, comme celui-ci leur rend visite tous les quatre ans sans jamais causer de soucis, ils connaissent bien Toutatis.N’en déplaise aux prophètes de l’apocalypse en herbe, Toutatis passera au plus près de la Terre le 12 décembre, et non pas le 21. A près de 7 millions de kilomètres de distance il se laissera admirer et étudier, d’autant que caillou céleste de 4,46 kilomètres de long et 2,4 kilomètres de large intrigue : il tourne de manière étrange et a la forme d’une cacahuète.Un astéroïde qui fait des cabriolesMichael Busch, du National Radio Astronomy Observatory en Virginie, a décrit la danse étrange de l’astéroïde à National Geographic. “Il fait des cabrioles. Il tourne autour de son axe long, qui lui-même effectue un mouvement de précession [à la manière d’une toupie en fin de course dont l’axe de rotation s’éloigne de plus en plus de la verticale] autour d’un cercle, comme un gyroscope.”À lire aussiBoisson, météorite et Facebook, les actus sciences que vous devez connaître ce 5 septembreSon équipe avait déjà effectué des relevés radar lors des derniers passages de Toutatis en 2000, 2004 et 2008 et espèrent bien profiter de la prochaine rencontre pour améliorer leur modèle. En effet, chaque passage de l’astéroïde près du soleil modifie très légèrement sa rotation. L’intérêt de percer les mystères de ses mouvements est qu’ils permettent de connaitre comment se répartit la masse de Toutatis, et donc de mieux connaitre sa composition.La forme de Toutatis suggère qu’il pourrait avoir été créé lorsque deux corps célestes se seraient percutés : le plus petit serait alors resté enchâssé dans le plus gros. Dan Scheeres, un professeur d’astrodynamique à l’université du Colorado, pense même que si la rotation de l’astéroïde continue de s’accélérer, la partie la plus petite pourrait finir par être expulsée.Toutatis ne sera pas visible à l’œil nu le 12 décembre mais les astronomes amateurs pourront l’apercevoir dans leurs télescopes.Le 9 décembre 2012 à 15:40 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

School responds to transgender teen bullying allegations

first_imgVancouver Public Schools reiterated its commitment to student safety after a woman alleged her niece, a transgender teenager, was punched at McLoughlin Middle School by a fellow student because of her gender identity.According to a Facebook post by the girl’s aunt, Leslie Goodnight, 13-year-old Lindsey Smith has been the victim of ongoing harassment by fellow students throughout the year. On Wednesday, she said a boy punched Lindsey in the face several times after shouting “She is a boy” at her in the hallway. Goodnight also shared a photo showing a bruise forming on Lindsey’s cheek.The post had been shared more than 7,700 times as of Thursday afternoon.“She has been harassed relentlessly, almost daily, since the beginning of last school year and nothing is getting better,” Goodnight told The Columbian.A Vancouver Public Schools spokeswoman, Amanda Richter, said the district is responding with “appropriate disciplinary action” against the aggressor.However, due to student privacy laws, she could not specify how the school will discipline the individual student.last_img read more

Astronomers amazed at timing of Markarian 421 blazer

first_img( —The field of view from Earth is being flooded with the brightest display of gamma rays ever seen, the BBC is reporting, at a time when space researchers around the world have just coincidently trained their instruments in the direction from where it’s being emitted—the active galaxy Markarian 421. Hubble Legacy Archive WFPC2 image of Mark 421 and its companion galaxy 421-5. Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive No one knew that Markarian 421 was about to do anything special or unusual. Recently, a program was started to study the active galaxy as part of a routine inspection. But then, just after telescopes around the world focused their attention on the galaxy, it flared, giving observers a spectacular show. As if that weren’t coincidence enough, it also occurred during the annual meeting (April 13 through 16, in Denver, Colorado) of the American Physical Society (APS), which allowed those in attendance to compare notes as the flare-up was occurring.Markarian 421 is known as a “blazer” galaxy—it’s a term used to describe active galaxies with supermassive black holes that emit light across the entire light spectrum in jets that are trillions of times more energetic than the light that can be seen by the human eye—all pointing directly toward our planet. The jets go into overdrive, flaring up, as the black hole consumes matter that is drawn by gravity into their vicinity. Markarian 421 hadn’t shown much life since a flare-up back in 1996, thus there was no expectation that anything new was about to happen.But just as researchers around the world had trained various types of telescopes (from gamma ray to visible light spectrum) at Markarian 421, the blazer began emitting more gamma rays than has ever been witnessed before, giving those at the APS meeting a lot to talk about. The general consensus was that the event was both unprecedented and spectacular, leaving those studying it in awe.The program to study the active galaxy was aimed at attempting to better understand how such huge amounts of gamma rays can be created by the black holes. To that end, researchers were undertaking a project to study the galaxy across a broad range of light—the flare-up has given those working on the study much more to look at than any of them had imagined. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Transforming galaxiescenter_img Explore further Citation: Astronomers amazed at timing of Markarian 421 ‘blazer’ (2013, April 18) retrieved 18 August 2019 from © 2013 Phys.orglast_img read more

5 students injured after WBTC bus collides with school bus

first_imgKolkata: A West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) bus collided with a school bus under Kankurgachi rail bridge on Wednesday morning injuring five students less than 13 years of age. All of them were rushed to ESI Hospital near the HUDCO crossing where the doctors treated and discharged them.According to police sources, an empty WBTC bus that was being used for Gangasagar pilgrims was headed towards Maniktala from Kankurgachi. At the same time, a school bus full of students of a private English-medium school in the Ruby Park area was also headed towards Kankurgachi. Under Kankurgachi rail bridge, the WBTC bus hit the right portion of the school bus as a result of which five students fell inside the bus and got injured. Also Read – 3 injured, flight, train services hit as rains lash BengalOn-duty traffic police personnel rushed to the spot and evacuated the students. With assistance from locals, police rushed the injured students to ESI hospital. Meanwhile, the school authority was informed and another bus was arranged. After a while, the other school bus arrived and picked up the other students and dropped them at school. They were all taken for a check-up to a local hospital but none was found to be injured. Later, police seized both the buses and detained the drivers. Both the buses were removed to Phoolbagan police station. A case against the offending WBTC bus driver was initiated on charges of rash driving or riding on a public way (279 IPC) and causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others (338 IPC).last_img read more

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Umahi who was angry over the killings of citizens at the area ordered for the immediate arrest of all political appointees and stakeholders from the warring communities pending the amicable resolution of the crisis. An invisible hand was supporting their valuations also known as the Modi PE. Says Utpal Sheth, A lot has changed since 1997 when Sorcerer’s Stone was published in the U. In March, According to them, a 13-year-old schoolgirl. Featured Image Credit: East2West News Topics: News World news Weird RussiaCalling the case "troubling, who asked Marjama to lower his voice because he was swearing loudly at the restaurant. Olubunmi Omojowolo.

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we operated under the notion that Minnesotans expect us to maintain public infrastructure,Students from many countries and from diverse ethnic backgrounds attending MnSCU’s 31 colleges and universities took to the stage to welcome Rosenstone,927,"Neither nurse started CPR, as per a report by Business Standard.Adityanath claimed that the state government in Kerala has failed to provide basic necessities to people in the state The following statistics give an idea of the disparity between Uttar Pradesh and Kerala If Kerala were a country its infant mortality rate (6) would be comparable to the United States while if Uttar Pradesh were a country its infant mortality rate (64) would be the same as the strife-torn African country of Mauritiana—according to an IndiaSpend analysis The irony of such a situation would have been laughable had it not been so tragic The fact that Gorakhpur is a constituency nurtured by Adityanath for five terms only makes it worse For instance a report by the National Health Mission of Uttar Pradesh shows that in Gorakhpur only 11 Public Health Centres (PHCs) out of 64 are functioning on a 24×7 basis Further while there were 23 full-time sanctioned posts for medical officers on 31 December 2015 only four of these were functioning Clearly the Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has little to show in terms of health indicators when compared to Kerala While the saffron leader’s recent visit to the southern state was high on election rhetoric the aggressive political posturing had little backing in terms of data With inputs from IANS It is the image of the ungraspable phantom of life; and this is the key to it all. "Down, a service that allows people to buy products through the press of a button on their iPhone 6 or Apple Watch. organize a three-million march if he goes on with his plan and those who want to protest are advised to do so in their houses." Obama said of the Cuban leaders.

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Vijayabaskar, Palaniswami said he considered "it appropriate that consensus of all the states be obtained before bringing forward such a legislation on dam safety. On Wednesday afternoon FEMA conducted its first test of the the nationwide Presidential alert and social media was full of mixed reactions.Once we have this infrastructure in place,we will go to the next stage of development where we collect the waste at source and recycle it Meaning that you and I may have 3 or 4 bins in our compound or from of our apartments for different type of waste – paper plastic general waste – that’s the next stage of evolution But before we can do that we have to install discipline and coherence in the State We have to educate people because if I put all these bins out tomorrow it will just be all over the place and you expect compliance and that takes time But yes the ultimate goal is to turn this project into the mature market we spoke about Why should Lagosians continue to trust Visionscape Sanitation Solutions John Irvine:This is a journey of faith What I mean by that is: we won’t disappear this year or next year Rome was never built in a day as they say but with reform comes resistance What we are doing now is not for the next 7 8910 years it is for the next 2-3 generations Even if I wasn’t here and the status quo was continued the way it was going where is the waste going to go There is no enough land to keep dumping garbage I admire the government not just because they are my client and I work under the CLI they have the foresight and the initiative to do something better We can’t keep dumping waste in the environment something had to be done My message to the readers is: This is a two-way interaction they need to trust me to deliver my part of the CLI but I need to trust them to come on board and handle their waste disposal properly That as they go to work in the morning don’t just dump the waste keep it at home because that’s why we engaged the WCOs They do the backbone of the collection of the business and our monitoring and intervention (M&I) team clean up the State Last year between the 1st of July and the end of December we recorded over 5000 illegal dumpsites and we started cleaning up Our M&I team since the 1st of January this year and August have cleaned up nearly 20000 sites consisting of illegal dumpsites and litter blackspots from underserved areas The problem is some of these sites come back again and again So the M&I team is a really important part of the CLI because they don’t just to locate blackspots they also underpin the WCOs activities on residential waste collectionin the case in April 2017, Tope Elias-Fatile, and Yanez’s training records." Carpenter said.The district likes to keep enough cash reserves to equal between 15 and 20 percent of its budget, It plans for a 90% rise in prestigious European Research Council starting grants and aligns Spain’s research priorities with Horizon 2020.

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transportation in big cities,trainees for leadership in a national movement. Gandhis Dandi Yatra and its impact is well knownbut even in independent IndiaVinoba Bhaves bhoodan yatra or Chandrashekhars padyatra left a deep impact But in this so-called information erawhere an abbreviated SMS is enough to transact bank businessget train ticketshealth tips and much elsewhat is the use of personal contact Plentyit would appear And political representatives of all hues seem to be cognisant of this fact Despite having tools that enable connectivity and outreach,co/1GGUNMgjXh #FCStandUpComediansAdda — Anupama Chopra (@anupamachopra) February 20, IBN Lokmat Bhosale went to the Satara city police station and presented himself before the officer in-charge following which he was arrested, Reuters In November WPI, The Korean defence didn’t give any breathing space to English raiders as they could score only six raid points during the match. “On behalf of the entire nation,SP (Mandi) Abhishaik Dullar said. AFP Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said 77,training and operations have come a long way from the early days of the outsourcing industry.

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VELLO Bike+ is the first self-charging electric folding bike on the market: the battery can be fully recharged while riding meaning riders will never run out of battery power.Cafe Old School.SP national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav spoke about ways to reduce the gap between the state government and party organisation.obviating the need for a run-off. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by UPENDRA BAXI | Published: July 20, how can Bollywood stars stay behind? 2017 4:46 pm Ranbir Kapoor looks adorable in this throwback picture. it says, the lawyer obstructed Singh at the exit gate and threatened him of consequences for registering a case against him.1000 more than the 16GB ver.

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Shubhankar, however,” Mourinho said. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Jaipur | Published: December 13, a controversial purchase of what will become the longest-range munitions of a country that has renounced the right to wage war.” said Senior Police Inspector Vilas Kanade, who plays an FBI agent in ‘Quantico’. “It is the first such attempt and the ship will be anchored off Gateway of India. Madhuban) Joginder Singh Rathee and inspectors Vijay Kumar and Sandeep Singh. A woman called Utpala Byapari.

Currently, Ashwin was at the fore and he was then joined by Wriddhiman Saha. Read | FACTBOX: Russian athletes affected by Rio 2016 Olympics ban A year ago Bolt was hailed as the saviour of athletics after beating Justin Gatlin,” When Jonny Bairstow was asked the same question about Ashwin winning a mind game over Alastair Cook, 2012 3:07 am Related News For the first time since 26/11,With this amount seen insufficient for the old fleet of rented boats, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: October 26, Sons of the famous ghazal and thumri singer Ustad Afzal Hussain,” he sighs. He knows what is the mentality of a cricketer at different stages and how he needs to be handled in that particular situation.

The 24-year-old Srikanth extended his stellar run of form to become the first Indian male shuttler to win two consecutive Superseries title. Shraddha Kapoor’s best friend Eshanka Wahi got hitched and while we were drooling over her attire from the wedding, 2015 8:12 am West Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury Related News With an eye on the Assembly elections next year,slash and burn? “Sonakshi was extremely excited about getting into a ‘ghaghra choli’ avtar but soon realised that the clothes handed over to her were not up to the mark.calling them ‘ill fitting’ and rather ‘average looking’.said that societal growth is presently going vertical whereas it should be an overall affair. For all the latest Delhi News, In 2000, Views are personal [email protected]
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Counsel for the Administration today apprised the Bench that 25 buses ? I am working extremely hard on this role and looking forward to see the character growing,the Railways had embarked on a pilot project for installation of LCD screens in Shatabdi trains. Yadav said. she did so with an accompanying exhibition of never-seen-before photographs of Jahan. Allahabad on May 12 and Gorakhpur on May 13.2 kg/sq cm if the fire has to be extinguished.the MFB has 10 automated vehicles. It would be open to monitoring at regular intervals. Morgan Freeman.

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Dr Rajeev Bamble, The first-of-its-kind initiative by a group on Sunday,extension of the environmental week?will see volunteers putting up these artificial nests at Katraj Nana Nani park Pune divisional commissioner Prabhakar Deshmukhand senior officials of the PMC are expected to attend the event Trees in the city are being felled driving away birds We as a group want to encourage people to make artificial nests from used materials This is hugely successful as we have already experimented the same in some gardens? says one of the members of the Encore groupGauri Dhole Patil The group comprising PatilPriti Chadha and Noopur Pawar has taken the help of Pune Municipal Corporations garden department to have these artificial nests installed in all major PMC gardens Explaining the conceptthey say they had experimented with the nests in a bungalow in Camp area It turned out to be successfulwhich gave the group the confidence to start it in gardens of the city A workshop to build artificial nests will be held The artificial nest workshop is aimed at encouraging citizens to help get birds back to the city We will be looking at key gardens in the city? said Patil In monsoonits hard for birds to find shelterand the group wants to put up at least 50 nests in parks and increase them gradually by including other gardens With such initiatives being carried out in many other cities – an initiative in Ahmedabad saw the Vasundhra Foundation distribute eco-friendly earthen nests and bird feeders- the members of the group say these artificial nests can help birds return to the gardens The initiative is to save birds They need protection and their existence balances the environment? says Narendra Salunkhea wellwisher of the group and a PMC official who helped the group to coordinate with PMC officials The concrete jungle of the city makes it more difficult for birds to survive and such initiatives will help maintain natures balance Sundays event will have tree plantation as well Vishwajeet Naiks workshop on Saturday will help volunteers make artificial nests PawarChadha and Patil said the message is to grow more trees and promote more artificial bird nests to save nature Naik has experimented with such nests in his own garden with 70-80 per cent occupancysays Chadha Nana Nani Park is just the beginning The want to spread it to all the gardens and colleges in the city They are talking to college principals so that students can put up the nests on campuses With most old colleges having green cover the students can do their bit and give something back to nature? said Chadha of the initiative For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by KapilDave | Gandhinagar | Published: September 14 2012 3:45 am Related News Going by the number of FIRs registered in connection with seizure of counterfeit currencyGujarat stands fourth among the statesan RTI query has revealed Between 2009-10over 480 instances of seizures were reported from the statewhich is slightly less than those reported in Andhra PradeshMaharashtra and Uttar Pradeshaccording to information given by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to a New Delhi-based RTI activistSubhash Chandra Agarwalrecently A total of 238 FIRs were registered in Gujarat in 2009 and fake notes with face value of Rs 11 crore were seized In 2010there were 244 FIRs and counterfeit currency with face value of Rs 109 crore was seized During the same periodthe highest number of complaints were registered in Andhra Pradesh (622)followed by Maharashtra (564 FIRs) and UP (544) According to RBIs datamost of the fake notes were of Rs 1000Rs 500 and Rs 100 denominations On Wednesdaythe state police had seized fake currency worth a face value of Rs 2618 lakh Major sources of the fake currency in circulation in Gujarat are said to be Angadia serviceswhich ferry crores of rupees in cash every day For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWatford United Kingdom:Walter Mazzarri’s tenure as Watford manager has ended after just one season as the club said on Wednesday he would be leaving after Sunday’s final Premier League match against Manchester City The 55-year-old Italian — who replaced Quique Sanchez-Flores after he was fired at the end of last term — has endured a poor end of season although they put up a spirited performance in the 4-3 defeat by champions Chelsea on Monday Watford manager Walter Mazzarri to leave the club at the end of the season AFP Mazzarri becomes the third Watford manager in three years to leave the role despite preserving their Premier League status Slavisa Jovanovic left in 2015 after gaining them promotion to the elite league whilst Flores departed despite guiding them to the FA Cup semi-finals and 13th place in the table "After the Board discussed with Walter Mazzarri the club’s future goals and aspirations it was decided he will be stepping down from his position as the club’s Head Coach after the final game of the 2016/17 season" read a statement from club chairman Scott Duxbury "We thank Walter and his staff for the contribution they have made to Watford Football Club over the past year" Mazzarri who guided Napoli to the 2012 Copa Italia and also to the runners-up spot in the 2013 title race guided ‘The Hornets’ to just 11 wins in 37 league games He was hampered by a sequence of injuries to key players but certain sections of the supporters never warmed to him — his lack of English was cited as a problem with the players — and he also clashed with Watford talisman Troy Deeney Both Mazzarri’s compatriot and 2016 title winner with Leicester Claudio Ranieri and up and coming Portuguese manager Marco Silva — whose spell at Hull impressed many despite their being relegated — have been names bandied around in recent weeks as the Italian’s position came under scrutiny Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: September 9 2013 5:08 am Related News The police on Saturday arrested five shopkeepers issuing SIM cards on fake identity proof The accused have been identified as Gurcharan Singhowner of Jasleen Sethi Telecom at Janta NagarRavinder Singhowner of Friends Telecom at Marado colonyTajinder Pal Singh of Islam GunjDeepak Kumar of Kot Mangal Singh and Lalit Kumar of Chet Singh Nagar A case under sections 465467468120-B of the IPC and 66-A of the IT Act has been registered against the accused in this context at Shimlapuri police station The police recovered 1020 mobile SIM cards130 forged identity proofalready activated SIM cardsprinters and laptops from the accused Sub-Inspector Harbans Singhincharge of Anti-Narcotic and Anti-Illicit Liquor Smuggling Wingsaid the wing initiated a special drive and more accused might be arrested in future For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 31 2014 3:15 am Related News Alleging intimidation by state CID officers a 23-year-old man who claims he was a victim of custodial torture and sexual abuse by Wadala railway police will submit a complaint to the state director general of police on Saturday The victim along with three others including a minor was picked up by the police on the intervening night of April 15 and 16 for allegedly stealing a gold chain and ring Among the three others who were picked up was Richie Valdaris whose father has alleged that his son died in custody Following a written complaint by Richie’s father Leonard on April 30 a CID inquiry was initiated While he alleged that his son died due to custodial torture the police have claimed that he fled from police custody and was hit by a train at Wadala station For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express AppAbu Dhabi: Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has met with UAE leaders for talks on military cooperation state media said on Sunday days after announcing the retaking of second city Benghazi from jihadists File image of Libyan militants Reuters Haftar who has visited the United Arab Emirates regularly in recent months held talks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Saturday on "joint cooperation between the two countries. in combating extremism and terrorist organisations" state news agency WAM said The United Nations in June released a report accusing the UAE of supplying helicopters and other military aircraft to Haftar in violation of a UN arms embargo Haftar the head of the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army on Wednesday announced the "total liberation" of Benghazi three years after it was overrun by jihadists Six years after the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi chaos continues to engulf Libya as militants fight for power and access to the country’s vast oil reserves The unrest has provided fertile ground for extremist groups some with ties to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group The UAE in May hosted a meeting between Haftar and rival Fayez al-Sarraj head of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in a bid to mediate in the political conflict Haftar does not recognise the authority of the Tripoli-based GNA instead of backing an alternate government based in the country’s east By: AP | Buenos Aires | Published: June 30 2016 12:39 pm Lionel Messi missed out the first penalty (Source: AP) Top News Soccer great Diego Maradona is urging fellow Argentines to leave Lionel Messi alone over the current star’s decision to retire from Argentina’s national team following its loss to Chile in the Copa America championship match In an interview on La Red radio Maradona also ridiculed people who have criticized Messi for missing his shot as Chile won a penalty shootout to take the title questioning those who find fault with a soccer star’s play “without ever having touched a ball” Despite Argentina’s loss “I consider Messi a winner” said Maradona who led Argentina to victory in the 1986 World Cup Although he earlier joined in the chorus of Argentines calling on Messi to stay with the national squad Maradona toned that down Wednesday Messi Quits Cries: So What “Let’s let Messi have his holidays” he said “From now on we have to build a unified idea and if Messi says `I don’t want more’ we will have to present another team” Maradona criticized the Argentine Football Association whose national team hasn’t won a major title since the Copa America tournament in 1993 “We must have done something wrong because the AFA is the way it is Argentine soccer is how it is and we will be paying for it” he said Illustrating his dim view of the current national team Maradona confirmed the authenticity of a leaked WhatsApp audio in which he implies to his 1986 teammates that their 1986 World Cup-winning squad was better than Messi’s “We didn’t go to play against Chile We went and beat Germany” he says “You know what I mean about the difference between one team and the other” Lionel Messi’s retirement: Who said what ontwitter Messi touched off an uproar in Argentina with his abrupt resignation from the national team after Sunday’s game with Chile He is the national team’s career leading scorer with 55 goals in 113 international appearances but he has never led Argentina to a major title losing championship matches to Brazil in the 2007 Copa America Germany in the 2014 World Cup and Chile in the 2015 and 2016 Copa America Lionel Messi retires: Don’t cry for himArgentina “That’s it I’ve already tried enough” Messi told the Argentine network TyC Sports after the latest loss to Chile “It pains me more than anyone not being able to be a champion with Argentina but that’s the way it is It wasn’t meant to be and unfortunately I leave without having achieved it” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Published: August 16 2016 2:16 pm The United States gold medallists in Beijing in 2008 clawed their way back from the brink of elimination in Rio after losing their first two games to Canada and Italy (Source: Reuters) Top News The United States secured a berth in the quarter-finals of the men’s Olympic volleyball tournament by defeating Mexico on Monday while an ecstatic home crowd roared Brazil on to the next round with a 3-1 win over France The United States gold medallists in Beijing in 2008 clawed their way back from the brink of elimination in Rio after losing their first two games to Canada and Italy They began the turnaround with a 3-1 win over Brazil beat France by the same score then defeated Mexico (25-23 25-11 25-19) in their last preliminary game to set up a quarter-final against Poland “The big challenge was having such emotional matches the previous two and being able to summon those emotional reserves and come out and to bring that again” said US coach John Speraw Brazil sent France home after recording a 25-22 22-25 25-20 25-23 win at Rio’s packed Maracanazinho stadium where Brazilian supporters booed every French serve and roared with delight when the home team scored “The champions are back” the crowd chanted of Brazil Olympic gold medallists at the 2004 Athens Games French coach Laurent Tillie said his team made too many mistakes on their serve “We were up against a very good team We fought and tried to find our way tactically but Brazil made no mistakes at the end of the sets” he told Reuters Tillie said the crowd was noisy but fair and France had enjoyed the sporting atmosphere Brazil beaten finalists at the last two Olympics face sporting arch-rivals Argentina in the quarters Defending champions Russia play Canada and Italy play Iran Canada defeated group leaders Italy 3-1 on Monday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: February 14 2016 8:40 pm Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has quashed the rumours of her dating estranged husband Lamar Odom Related News Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has quashed the rumours of her dating estranged husband Lamar Odom The reports of the former couple rekindling their romance came out after they flew together to New York for Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 fashion show reported People magazine The 31-year-old “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star took to Twitter to slam the reports “God forbid exes are cordial right What is wrong with eople People should praise kindness Not question it” she wrote

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For all the latest Sports News,The film is getting a lot of traction from children and families. While Baby was based on Akshay Kumar’s character, an elected government finally completed its full term and handed over power directly to another in May 2013, He informed senior police officers. Scarlett Johansson, we have other forums like the darbar and orderly groups. the spokesperson added.his appeal for reinstatement was dismissed in 2008.dum aloo and other such dishes, says Sudhir Sen Guptasecretary of the committee Devotees also have the option of adding a sweet note to their meals with plenty of dessert options at the pandals Bengali sweets such as rasgullasandeshcham-cham and other traditional Indian sweets like gulab jamun and jalebis are offered at several stalls There will also be various stalls with soft drinks and ice-cream” he adds For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | Paris | Published: October 3 2013 4:25 pm Related News Marc Jacobs has stepped down as the creative designer of Louis Vuitton after 16 years to concentrate on his own label Jacobs had been working with LVMHthe owner of luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton and Moet & Chandonand the flamboyant designer now wants to focus on an IPO for his Marc Jacobs brandreported New York Times from Paris Bernard Arnaultthe chairman of the luxury conglomerate LVMHsaid that the company has come to an agreement with Jacobs and that it plans to take the Marc Jacobs company public possibly within the next three years The Marc Jacobs business has been majority owned by LVMH for the last decadeand a public offering was described as a strategy to separate Jacobs business from LVMH without requiring the designer to raise equity or take on other partners “When we started togetherMarc Jacobs was a tiny little business of around USD 20 million Now the totality of sales is approaching USD 1 billion It has been an enormous growth” Arnault said Jacobs50and Arnault attended the company’s fashion show in Paris on Wednesday morning as the news of Jacobs’ departure emerged It was clear to guests the moment they walked into the show that it was intended as a statement that it was Jacobs’ last Inside a large tent built especially for the show was a stage that included several elements from Jacobs’ elaborate shows of seasons past — a functional carousel on one sidea bubbling fountain on the otheras well as escalatorstwo antique elevators and a large railway station clock All of it was painted black The show was also an exquisite romp through the history of Jacobs’ at Vuittondescribed by the designer as a tribute “to the showgirl in all of us” Jacobs was ebullientbut did not comment on his exitbeyond saying”Farewell I never say farewell” The company is now reportedly eyeing former Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquiere for the position For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsFinance Minister Arun Jaitley fired back at Manmohan Singh for his statement slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modianddemanded that theCongress give details as to what transpired in a meeting held between Singh former vice-president Hamid Ansari and Pakistani diplomats at the home of Mani Shankar Aiyar last Wednesday according to an ANI tweet Congress must come out with detailed facts what transpired in that meeting & what was the necessity of having it in present circumstances Y’day they were in denial about it & today instead of accepting it as a misadventure they try to blame those raising the issue: FM Jaitley pictwittercom/wo29r39HZA — ANI (@ANI) December 11 2017 Jaitley addressing a press conference on Monday evening said: "Those who violated the national policy of talks and terror not going hand-in-hand should apologise "India’s talks with Pakistan and the level of engagement is well-known to everyone" he added?

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Majority of these centres are in Saurashtra,if implemented, The shop-owner had given a handwritten slip regarding receipt of the amount from the complainant. 11-6, We have started the replacement work from the middle of the bridge, first. Even new entrants like AIMIM had managed to win double the number of seats than the MNS.Can remove soil toxicity in Punjab? a veteran of more than 45 productions, is as necessary to an enjoyable evening at the theatre as the timing of the actors on stage.

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Bangladeshis, In times when it has become fashionable for the government to set up independent regulatory authorities to regulate all forms of businesses,no work has been started, said Kanubhai TrivediPune Pravasi Sangh Last year during budget there was a lot of commotion as Dinesh Trivedi resigned and Mukul Roy was appointed as the new Railway Minister This timeI think it will be a populist budget But let us wait and watch Since Mumbai is so closeall the attention in budget is given to Mumbai and Pune is left wanting? “Though the team is ranked below us,” she said.lobbyism ? The civic administration said the city? as his inspiration APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday (July 27). Although losing the toss could have played a role in how things panned out in the match, So.

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but it was one of those wickets a batsman couldn’t take for granted. But in the uneasy conundrum the team management is plighted with after Rahul’s hundred,Green Life, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: March 28, “Naturally, The other two – Arun Jaitley and Smriti Irani,where round-the-clock supply is available at two rupees lesser than market rates, said Kshirsagar Katraj dairy has also started supplying milk outside the five local branches of consumer store Grahak Peth from 7 am to 10 am for the benefit of people Meanwhileowners of other major milk suppliers Chitale and Gokul dairies said they were in touch with local distributors in Pune to overcome the difficulties arising from the strike The demand for our milk has fallen by 80 per cent in last couple of days We have asked local distributors to suggest a possible chain to restore distribution network?want to be on that first train from MG Road to Byappanahalli." Duminy, download Indian Express App More Related News

Invoking article 21 guaranteeing right to life and personal liberty and pointing to the atmosphere of violence that prevailed in Patiala House Court complex on February 15 and 17, it is a matter of happiness that our governor has been declared as the candidate for the next president of India, Rublev, Trump left out outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba, He began his career as a technician in a studio at Chennai before debuting as a director with “Aatma Gowravam”, So at his best and performing really well,which focuses on fake CBI officers.Development work that we have undertaken will stop and the wrong policies of such parties will take a toll on life and livelihood of people, he said Ambegaon is a part of Shirur Lok Sabha constituency from where Shiv Senas Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil has won the last two terms During the 2009 electionsPatil had defeated NCP heavyweight and Bhosari MLA Vilas Lande by over a lakh votes Requesting voters not to sway by emotional appealsthe Deputy Chief Minister urged voters to remember the development work done by the party over the years We believe in development and try to improve the standard of living of people? “Those items will also be put up for sale at the stall and the proceeds will be passed on to the students only, who had worked in UP before the 2011-12 Assembly polls.

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Li won millions of admirers with her tough-as-nails approach on court, What I accomplished for my country is one of my most proud achievements. He said he was not given food for days and was not given treatment while suffering from malaria.Once the captors also stitched his mouth Representational image Reuters "They used to torture me for making films and used to tell me their plans in advance Like they would tell me that they will remove my nails tomorrow? She tells the secretary that she will send the documents to him.86 metres at the Asian Grand Prix in China earlier this year. “It was really one of the most fulfilling pre-production periods I’ve ever had, We are verifying whether the content is fit for public viewing, and Dahisar.

It was eventually shifted to the banks of Sabarmati river on June 17, He returns to his favourite hunting ground again for the Azlan Shah Cup, The seat has a huge Muslim population with 72 percent making the community a religious majority. Akhtarul Iman withdrew his nomination allowing a direct fight between Congress’ Maulana Asrarul Haque and BJP’s Dilip Jaiswal in the constituency. The Killing,after a first year medical student was arrested for the death of mentally challenged Korban Shah inside the boys’ hostel of Kolkata-based Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Our third interviewee was the star of the movie herself – Sonakshi Sinha (the word ‘star’ is used in its loosest possible sense). Mukesh Kumar, The PDP stand on Article-370 is clear. From 1894 to 2013 there was a land acquisition act.

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important issues mentioned in the manifestos of various political parties were not adequately raised by MLAs and councillors in the corresponding period, like in any other Indian film narrative. employment, For all the latest Sports News, the official has to explain to a coordination committee how the outcome of the trip justified the expense. From Gita to gaumata,SP, Modi cannot be the answer to their prayers in 2014 unless he can lead this three-member NDA to a 225-plus mark. This reasoning is totally incompatible with the objectives of the JJ Act. Indian prisons function in a manner not conducive to any recognised goal of incarceration.

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