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SLFP not informed of any member joining a new partySLFP not informed of any member joining a new party

“We cannot act on what we see in the media. If they formally inform us then we will be able to announce our stand on them,” he said. Dissanayake said that the SLFP has had talks with the political parties in the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and they have agreed to contest the next election together. He also said that talks are being held with some political parties which are not part of the UPFA and they hope to reach an agreement soon. (Colombo Gazette) The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) says it has not been formally informed of any member joining a new party.SLFP General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake said that while there have been reports in the media stating that some SLFP opposition members are to form a new party, such a decision has not been formally communicated to the SLFP. read more

Hamilton Police arrest man carrying a loaded handgunHamilton Police arrest man carrying a loaded handgun

A Hamilton man is facing numerous charges after police found a loaded handgun and multiple rounds of ammunition in his possession.Shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to a bar near Barton St. East and Gage Ave. North after receiving reports about a man carrying a gun.Police located the man and could see what they believed was a firearm concealed on his body. As he was arrested, the man admitted to police he was in possession of a loaded handgun.Cliffe Marston, 19, is facing several charges including carrying concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of cocaine. read more

Ottawa fines two cargo ships for speeding in right whale protection zoneOttawa fines two cargo ships for speeding in right whale protection zone

The federal government is fining two cargo ships for allegedly breaking new speed limits introduced in an attempt to prevent endangered right whales from being struck by boats.On Friday, Transport Canada handed penalties of $7,800 each to the Americaborg, a Dutch container ship, and the Atlantic Spirit, a bulk carrier registered in Hong Kong.Ottawa brought in new measures earlier this month that expanded a slowdown zone in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and required vessels in one shipping lane to reduce their speed to 10 knots when a North Atlantic right whale is spotted in the area.Transport Canada says other efforts include closing more fisheries and increasing aerial surveillance, with five aircraft tracking the marine mammals daily.Since early June, eight right whales have died in Canadian waters, the worst death toll since 2017 when there were 12 confirmed deaths in Canadian waters and five in the United States. Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Tuesday only one death has been reported since the “aggressive” new measures came into effect on July 8 to protect the planet’s 400 remaining right whales.Instead of heading to their traditional summer foraging grounds in the Bay of Fundy and the Roseway Basin off southwestern Nova Scotia, the population has shifted to a more northerly destination — right into the busy shipping lanes of the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.The Canadian Press read more

Most actively traded companies on the TSXMost actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,304.05, up 154.26 points).Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up four cents, or 2.41 per cent, to $1.70 on 7.8 million shares.Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Down 26 cents, or 1.07 per cent, to $24.12 on 7.1 million shares.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 33 cents, or 5.92 per cent, to $5.90 on 6.1 million shares.B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Materials. Down 11 cents, or 2.33 per cent, to $4.62 on 4.8 million shares.Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 11 cents, or 1.39 per cent, to $7.80 on 4.4 million shares.Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down three cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $22.18 on 4.4 million shares.Companies in the news:CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX:TRST). Down 10 cents or 3.6 per cent to $2.69. The Ontario government’s cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning all products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. — valued at roughly $2.9-million — because they do not conform with the terms of its supply deal with the beleaguered cannabis company. CannTrust said Monday the Ontario Cannabis Store has determined that some of the products it sold to the crown corporation were “non-conforming” under the terms of its master cannabis supply agreement.Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE). Up 45 cents or 5.13 per cent to $9.22. Shares in Husky Energy Inc. increased after an RBC Dominion Securities analyst suggested its low share price makes this a good time for the company to be taken private. In a report over the weekend, analyst Greg Pardy suggests that Husky’s near-15-year-low share prices make privatization attractive for the entities controlled by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing which own 69.5 per cent of the equity. He says going private would allow Husky to capture much of the gap between its market value and base net asset value of $19.53 per share.Hudson’s Bay Co. (TSX:HBC). Up 71 cents or 7.57 per cent to $10.09. The Hudson’s Bay Co. insiders who want to take Canada’s oldest retailer private face a new obstacle after an investment firm snapped up about one tenth of the company’s outstanding shares. The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. announced Monday it acquired nearly 18.5 million of the retailer’s shares — about a 10.05 per cent stake in the company — for $187 million as a result of its tender offer made in late July in an effort to oppose a privatization bid led by HBC chairman Richard Baker. A Catalyst spokesperson declined to disclose how big a stake it now holds in HBC.Transat A.T. (TSX:TRZ). Down nine cents to $16.54. The head of Quebec telecommunications giant Quebecor Inc. is dangling a potential offer for Transat A.T. if the tour operator’s shareholders or regulatory authorities block Air Canada’s $720-million offer. Pierre Karl Peladeau, who says he owns about 1.6 per cent of the outstanding shares of Air Transat’s parent company, says he plans to vote against the $18 per share offer by Canada’s largest airline, saying it is “contrary to the public interest.” Peladeau says in a news release that the deal goes against “the best interests of (Transat AT), its employees, Quebec consumers and the Quebec economy.” read more

Ohio State players upset over loss of Sprinkle confident in defense withoutOhio State players upset over loss of Sprinkle confident in defense without

Tracy Sprinkle (93) lays on the field with a leg injury. He left the game following his injury during the first game of the 2016 season against Bowling Green on Sept. 3 in Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes won 77-10. Credit: Mason Swires | Assistant Photo EditorWith one shove from a Bowling Green offensive lineman, the season of Ohio State redshirt junior defensive tackle Tracy Sprinkle took an abrupt turn on Saturday afternoon. The shove sent Sprinkle backwards, causing his right knee to buckle awkwardly inward.OSU coach Urban Meyer shared the news that many Buckeye fans feared while watching the starting defensive tackle off the field. The training staff that helped Sprinkle off the field told the coach that the injury was with his patella tendon.“It’s a surgery and a season-ending is what I’ve been told. We’ll update further as we know more,” Meyer said. “And that’s the worst part of this darned game is when a guy gets hurt, especially a guy like that who has committed so much to this team and program. Our prayers are with Tracy.”Few comeback stories are as unique as that of Sprinkle. After being dismissed from the team for off-the-field issues, Sprinkle earned his way back to the Scarlet and Gray and earned the trust of Meyer.Many held high expectations for the Elyria, Ohio, native. The OSU coaching staff spoke volumes about Sprinkle during spring drills, and ultimately rewarded his hard work with a starting role.The comradery the Buckeyes have keeps the team close, and results in a universal feeling of sorrow throughout the entire program when a player is injured. Fellow OSU defensive linemen were pleased by how the team performed on Saturday, but felt a certain level of remorse for what their teammate had went through.“He’s everything. When we think of Rushmen, ‘How She ‘Gon Eat,’ everything. That’s Tracy,” junior defensive end Jalyn Holmes said. “I hate to see him go down, but I know he will still be there in spirit and he’s going to bounce back. He will definitely bounce back.”The replacement for Sprinkle, redshirt freshman Dre’Mont Jones, did not record any tackles against Bowling Green. Jones is a former three-star prospect according to 247Sports, and will most likely be moved into the second defensive tackle position, with junior Michael Hill moving over to take over up to fill the hole left by Sprinkle.The depth of the team that Meyer has talked about for the past few months will likely be put to the test following the injury to Sprinkle. Currently on the depth chart, the Buckeyes have three defensive tackles other than Sprinkle. According to the roster, there are eight total players at the position.Replacing a starter is never an easy task for any team, but redshirt sophomore defensive end Sam Hubbard knows the team is up to the challenge.“We can’t really replace a guy like Tracy, but young guys and other guys like ends gotta step up and improve their game and pick up what he left behind. But, he’s still going to be there for us,” Hubbard said. “We’ll see if we move guys around, but I’m confident in Dre’Mont Jones and Davon (Hamilton) all them to help us.”Hamilton, a redshirt freshman defensive tackle from Pickerington, Ohio, took advantage of his playing time, picking up a share of a sack with Holmes.Any changes Meyer and the rest of the OSU coaching staff make are expected to be announced later in the week.The Buckeyes will be put to the test, minus Sprinkle, on Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m. against Tulsa in Ohio Stadium. read more

Karara Nippon Eirich grinding collaboration wins CEEC medalKarara Nippon Eirich grinding collaboration wins CEEC medal

first_imgAn outstanding collaboration between Karara Mining Ltd and Nippon Eirich to implement grinding circuit process improvements at Karara Mine has been awarded the 2018 CEEC Medal.The winning team – Sam Palaniandy, Matthew Spagnolo, Rinto Napitupulu Halomoan, Huiwen Zhou and Hidemasa Ishikawa – shared its work ‘Fine grinding circuit process improvement at the Karara Mine concentrator’ at the 2017 MetPlant Conference in Australia.CEEC Medal Evaluation Committee Chair Dr Zeljka Pokrajcic said the CEEC Medal celebrated and recognised outstanding published research and field work on strategies for energy-efficient comminution. She said the winners documented a collaboration between Karara Mining Limited and METS company Nippon Eirich, sharing a well-planned and well-written operational improvement.Site staff at Karara Mine, located in the mid-west region of Western Australia, faced the challenge of needing to exceed plant throughput in addition to tackling increases in ore hardness.Zeljka said the authors documented how they converted the TowerMills to bottom feed for improved grinding efficiency, allowing increased throughput at high ore hardness.“With a systematic approach to identifying and implementing circuit changes around the TowerMill and hydrocyclone installation, the team solved the site’s challenge and achieved significant energy and productivity gains, up to 50 percent reduction in specific energy of the fine grinding circuit,” she said.“The team demonstrated the value of operational optimisation and showed a methodical approach to improving energy and process efficiency. They showed how operational improvements in part of the circuit can reduce overall comminution energy use. They also demonstrated that big improvements can be successfully incorporated into existing mines with live production needs.”Zeljka said although no CEEC Medal was awarded in the technical research category, the standard of entries overall was high, with exciting research advances nominated from around the globe. A broad range of topics included advanced simulation and modelling techniques, novel approaches to microwave pre-treatment of plant feed, and use of different types and shapes of grinding media.The CEEC Board congratulates the medal winners for publishing an excellent and practical contribution to the industry. CEEC Chief Executive Alison Keogh said by supporting the authors to share their learnings, Karara Mining was demonstrating leadership to the global mining industry.“Karara Mining’s willingness to share how it solved site problems through this collaboration with Nippon Eirich shows its joint commitment to our industry’s improvement, innovation and partnerships. CEEC commends this leadership, which highlights how collaboration and systematic approaches can provide real solutions to help address pressing industry challenges,” she said.last_img read more

Google ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgyGoogle ordered to block photos of Max Mosley at orgy

first_imgA GERMAN COURT has ruled that Google must block photos of a sadomasochistic orgy involving former Formula One boss Max Mosley, two months after a similar ruling in France.The court said the six images taken from a video of the orgy that was filmed by Britain’s now defunct News of the World tabloid newspaper seriously breached Mosley’s privacy.Google immediately said it would appeal the German court’s decision, saying it sent a “disturbing message”.The US technology firm must prevent the pictures being shown on its German-based google.de site, including via links on its search engine, the court in the northern city of Hamburg ruled today.“In the court’s view, the pictures offered seriously violate the plaintiff’s privacy,” said chief judge Simone Kaefer.A court statement on the judgement noted that the serious infringement was due to the photos showing Mosley performing sexual acts, stating:In this particular case it’s therefore not conceivable that the pictures could be allowed to be published in any context.If Google continues to allow the pictures to be seen, it faces a fine of up to €250,000 per individual case, according to the ruling.Legal battlesThe defence team representing Mosley welcomed the verdict, which, it said in a statement, “finally creates legal certainty in a blatant case of privacy rights violations”.German DPA news agency quoted his lawyer Tanja Irion as describing it as a “milestone for the protection of privacy rights on the internet” and denying it would lead to online censorship.The ruling is the latest in a string of legal battles waged by 73-year-old Mosley related to the publication of the video and a 2008 article published by the Rupert Murdoch-owned British newspaper alleging it was a Nazi-themed orgy.Mosley successfully took the publisher of the News of the World to court over the Nazi claim, winning £60,000 (€73,000 euros) in damages when the judge ruled there was no Nazi element.In November a French court also ordered Google to prevent its search engine from providing links to nine images of the orgy, prompting the US internet giant to similarly announce it would appeal and argue it raised fears over costly and heavy-handed automated censorship of the internet.‘Disturbing message’“Even if it refers to an individual person and specific content, today’s verdict nevertheless sends a disturbing message,” Google said in a statement today.“It could lead to internet service providers being obligated to monitor even the smallest elements of content which they transmit or save for their users,” it said.“In our opinion this violates European law,” it added.After Mosley won his case in the British court, he then, in 2011, took his fight to France which has some of the world’s toughest privacy laws.A French court fined NoW’s owner, Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers, €10,000 after ruling that Mosley’s right to privacy had been infringed by the publication of the images in editions of the newspaper sold in France.Those rulings however failed to stop images from the orgy being widely circulated on the web and Mosley believes search engines have a duty to prevent users from accessing material deemed to have breached the law.Mosley, whose father Oswald Mosley led a British fascist party in the 1930s, headed FIA, the governing body of world motorsport, for 16 years until 2009.- © AFP, 2014Read: Google Glass app allows you to see what your partner sees during sex > Read: “They have no human feeling at all”: Max Mosley speaks at Leveson inquiry >last_img read more

Missing MH370 was highly highly likely on autopilot when it ran outMissing MH370 was highly highly likely on autopilot when it ran out

first_imgMISSING MALAYSIA AIRLINES flight MH370 was “highly, highly likely” on autopilot when it ran out of fuel and crashed, Australian officials said today as they announced the search will shift further south.“It would be fair to comment that it is highly, highly likely that the aircraft was on autopilot, otherwise it could not have followed the orderly path that has been identified through the satellite sightings,” Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said.After analysing data between the plane and a satellite, officials believe Flight 370 was operating on autopilot the entire time it was flying across a vast expanse of the southern Indian Ocean, Australian Transport Safety Bureau chief commissioner Martin Dolan said.“Certainly for its path across the Indian Ocean, we are confident that the aircraft was operating on autopilot until it ran out of fuel,” Dolan told reporters in Canberra.Asked whether the autopilot would have to be manually switched on, or whether it could have been activated automatically under a default setting, Dolan replied:The basic assumption would be that if the autopilot is operational it’s because it’s been switched on.But exactly when the Boeing 777 began running on autopilot is still not known.“We couldn’t accurately, nor have we attempted to, fix the moment when it was put on autopilot,” Transport Minister Warren Truss said.It will be a matter for the Malaysian-based investigation to look at precisely when it may have been put on autopilot.New search areaThe latest nugget of information from the investigation into Flight 370 came as officials announced yet another change in the search area for the wreckage of the plane that vanished during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 with 239 passengers and crew on board.The new search area is located several hundred kilometres southwest of the most recent suspected crash site, about 1,800 kilometres off Australia’s west coast, Dolan said.Powerful sonar equipment will scour the seabed for wreckage in the new search zone, which officials calculated by reanalysing the existing satellite data.The shift was expected, with Dolan saying last week the new zone would be south of an area where a remote-controlled underwater drone spent weeks fruitlessly combing 850 square kilometres of seabed.The shift from debris to underwaterThat search area was determined by a series of underwater sounds initially thought to have come from the plane’s black boxes. But those signals are now widely believed to have come from some other source.The new 60,000 square kilometre search area falls within a vast expanse of ocean that air crews have already scoured for floating debris, to no avail. Officials have since called off the air search, since any debris would likely have sunk long ago.The hunt is now focused underwater. Beginning in August, private contractors will use powerful side-scan sonar equipment capable of probing ocean depths of 7 kilometres to comb the ocean floor in the new search zone. The job is expected to take 12 months to complete.Meanwhile, two survey ships are mapping uncharted expanses of seabed in the search zone before the sonar scanning starts.The search area has changed multiple times in the months since Flight 370 vanished, as officials struggled to make sense of the limited data the flight left in its wake after it dropped off radar. The new search zone was largely identified by an analysis of hourly transmissions, or “handshakes,” between the plane and a satellite.Read: Underwater search for MH370 to move again – this time west of Perth > Read: MH370 searchers not looking in crash hotspot as they were distracted by ‘bogus signals’ > Read: Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts >last_img read more

Amazon Is Discounting Devices Just in Time for Valentines DayAmazon Is Discounting Devices Just in Time for Valentines Day

first_img Valentine’s Day is coming and you might be struggling to find gifts for your partner, family members, friends, or coworkers. Thankfully, chocolates and flowers aren’t your only present options: Amazon is slashing prices on many tech and gaming devices before the big day.Whether you’re looking for a wireless charger or a controller, Amazon has you covered for Valentine’s Day gifts. Plus, if you want to add other gadgets to the mix, Amazon’s Valentine’s Day Gift Shop has other items, including Instax Mini Cameras and Fitbit watches, that are on sale.Read on for Amazon’s top tech and gaming deals for Valentine’s Day.Save $30 on the Echo (2nd Generation)Photo Credit: AmazonConnect to Alexa to play songs, read the news, and ask questions with the Echo (2nd Generation), which is on sale for $69.99 compared to $99.99 on Amazon.Buy it HereSave $13 on the Nintendo Switch Pro ControllerPhoto Credit: AmazonThe Nintendo Switch Pro Controller includes motion controls, a HD rumble, and built-in amiibo functionality for a cool gaming experience and you’ll save $13 off its original price ($56.99) before Valentine’s Day.Buy it HereSave $50 on the Space Gray Apple Watch Series 3Photo Credit: AmazonTrack your heart rate and fitness activity with the Space Gray Apple Watch Series 3: You’ll only pay $229 compared to $279 on Amazon.Buy it HereSave $11 on the Anker 10W Wireless ChargerPhoto Credit: AmazonThe Anker 10W Wireless Charger powers up your smartphone on the go and it’s case-friendly. Thankfully, Amazon is offering it for only $12.99 compared to $23.99.Buy it HereSave $100 on the Xbox One X 1TB Console – Fallout 76 BundlePhoto Credit: AmazonTake your gaming experience to the next level with the Xbox One X 1TB Console – Fallout 76 Bundle: It comes with a wireless controller and a full-game download of Fallout 76. You’ll save 20 percent off its original price ($499.99) on Amazon.Buy it HereSave $49 on the Gold 32GB Apple iPadPhoto Credit: AmazonIf you want all the Apple laptop perks without dropping major bucks, the Gold 32GB Apple iPad is on sale at Amazon for $279.99 compared to $329.Buy it HereSave $32 on the Soundcore Infini Integrated 2.1 Channel SoundbarPhoto Credit: AmazonTwo built-in subwoofers and flexible placement make the Soundcore Infini Integrated 2.1 Channel Soundbar a top pick for your home entertainment setup: You’ll save $32 off its original price ($99.99) during Amazon’s pre-Valentine’s Day sale.Buy it HereMore on Geek.com:Amazon Alexa Now Lets You Choose Your Own AdventureAmazon Launches Scout Delivery Robots in WashingtonHere’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in February 2019 Stay on target Amazon Employees Join Sept. 20 Global Climate WalkoutGeek Pick: Amazon Smart Plug Puts Alexa in Your Walls last_img read more

Shane McMahon vs Kevin Owens tonight at Hell in a Cell liveShane McMahon vs Kevin Owens tonight at Hell in a Cell live

first_img Videos Articles Twitter Facebook Videos Articles WhatsApp Is The Rocks Return To WWE In Jeopardy? Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Now Playing Up Next Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens headlines tonight’s Smackdown-only WWE Hell in a Cell PPV tonight from Detroit, Michigan airing live on the WWE Network.The McMahon vs. Owens match will take place inside the Hell in a Cell structure under Falls Count Anywhere rules per the announcement this past Tuesday night on Smackdown.Another top match scheduled for tonight is Jinder Mahal defending the WWE Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura in a rematch from SummerSlam in August.Here is how the card looks like tonight in Detroit.Hell in a Cell MatchFalls County Anywhere RulesShane McMahon vs. Kevin OwensWWE Championship MatchJinder Mahal (c) vs. Shinsuke NakamuraWWE Smackdown Tag Team ChampionshipsHell in a Cell MatchThe New Day (c’s) vs. The UsosWWE United States Championship MatchAJ Styles (c) vs. Baron CorbinBobby Roode vs. Dolph ZigglerRandy Orton vs. RusevWWE Smackdown Women’s Championship MatchNatalya (c) vs. Charlotte FlairPlus, the return of The Fashion FilesKickoff Show:The Hype Bros vs. Chad Gable and Shelton BenjaminWrestleview.com will have live coverage of WWE Hell in a Cell tonight beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET (7:00 CT) with live thoughts on Twitter via @wrestleview.Wrestleview Live also returns tonight on YouTube following Hell in a Cell! The stream will be posted on the front page or you can view it below later tonight. Pinterest Chad Gable advances to the finals of the King of the Ring to be held on this Monday’s RAW Kevin Owens sends cryptic NXT messages after being “fired” on Smackdown Live Google+ Brock Lesnar “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt being advertised for Title Match at Hell In A Cell PPV Will Bobby Lashley Finally Face Brock Lesnar? Now Playing Up Next Bobby Lashley WWE Rescheduling San Jose NXT Is WWE Losing Its Audience? Becky Lynch `WWE 24` Documentary Premier Date Announced Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWill Bobby Lashley Finally Face Brock Lesnar?Video Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:31/Current Time 0:02Loaded: 100.00%0:02Remaining Time -0:29 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Paul Heyman Now Playing Up Next Videos Articleslast_img

Inslee to pardon misdemeanor marijuana convictionsInslee to pardon misdemeanor marijuana convictions

first_imgSEATTLE — More than six years after the state legalized the adult use of marijuana, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday he plans to pardon thousands of people convicted of small-time possession charges — the latest in a series of moves by states and cities to ease the burdens people face from having minor criminal records for using pot.The Democrat, who is mulling a 2020 presidential run, made the announcement at a cannabis industry summit in SeaTac. Inslee said he was creating an expedited process that would allow about 3,500 people to apply for and receive a pardon without having to hire a lawyer or go to court.“We have people who have this burden on their shoulders from a simple, one-time marijuana possession from maybe 20 years ago, and that’s impeding the ability of people to live their lives,” Inslee said in an interview. “It can damage their ability to get financing for a home; it can damage their ability to get financing for colleges, even simple things like going on a field trip with your kids.“We should not be punishing people for something that is no longer illegal,” he said.Several states allow for expunging or sealing marijuana convictions, but obtaining such relief has typically been onerous, requiring a lawyer or court appearances. As more states have eased marijuana laws or followed the lead of Washington and Colorado in legalizing recreational pot use since 2012, some cities, counties and states have simplified the process of clearing convictions.Seattle, San Francisco, Denver and some local prosecutors in New York City, where marijuana remains illegal, are clearing old marijuana convictions en masse, and a new law in California requires prosecutors to erase or reduce an estimated 220,000 pot convictions.last_img read more

British Airways gives staff allotmentBritish Airways gives staff allotment

first_imgBritish Airways has offered employees allotment plots at its headquarters near Heathrow Airport to help improve their general health and wellbeing.The allotment is being offered to staff to coincide with National Allotment Week, which runs from 10-16 August 2015.The allotment keepers also have a social network on which they can share recipes for the fruit and vegetables they produce, offer advice on growth strategies and even organise allotment events such as Harvest Festival.Paul Jarvis, museum curator at British Airways, said: “It’s all too easy for office-based workers to not step foot outside all day. Our workplace allotment not only gives staff the opportunity to grow healthy produce, but they also get exercise, fresh air and a space to meet new people in their spare time.”Fiona Lamond, wellbeing consultant at British Airways, added:  “The allotment is a great place to come during lunch breaks to get some sunshine and meet new friends.”last_img read more

Monday Iditarod Update – ShaktoolikMonday Iditarod Update – Shaktoolik

first_imgSixty-seven mushers began the race for Nome last Sunday, and the winner is expected early this week. Top five mushers as of 6 a.m., Monday.Nicolas PetitMitch SeaveyJoar Leifseth UlsomRay Redington JrPeter Kaiser Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Sixty-seven teams are signed up for the 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) trek over mountain ranges, frozen rivers and other dangerous terrain.  Defending champion Mitch Seavey is currently in second place and out of the Shaktoolik checkpoint at 3:43 a.m.center_img Nicolas Petit of Girdwood was leading the Iditarod on Monday morning, and he was the first musher out of the checkpoint in Shaktoolik.last_img read more

Future Rae Sremmurd Post Malone To Play Rolling Loud SoCalFuture Rae Sremmurd Post Malone To Play Rolling Loud SoCal

first_img Rolling Loud Festival: SoCal Lineup Announced future-rae-sremmurd-post-malone-play-rolling-loud-socal “Largest hip-hop festival in the world” announces lineup for SoCal edition in DecemberTim McPhateGRAMMYs Sep 25, 2017 – 9:44 am Billed as “the largest hip-hop festival in the world,” the Rolling Loud Festival is making good on its promise to expand from a standalone event. Now in its third year, the festival has announced an inaugural Southern California event scheduled for Dec. 16–17 in San Bernardino, Calif. Future, Rae Sremmurd, Post Malone To Play Rolling Loud SoCal Facebook The San Bernardino date will follow Rolling Loud Bay Area, which will take place Oct. 21–22 in Mountain View, Calif., and feature Lil Wayne, Travis Scott and Schoolboy Q, among others. Kendrick Lamar headlined Rolling Loud in Miami in May. According to a Los Angeles Times report, festival organizers have plans to expand Rolling Loud to China, Japan and the U.K. next year.Tickets for the Rolling Loud SoCal will go on sale Sept. 25 at noon PT.Read more Email News NETWORK ERRORCannot Contact ServerRELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO Jul 13, 2017 – 12:00 pm Behind the song: Post Malone’s “Congratulations” Featuring three stages, headlining the SoCal festival will be Future, Rae Sremmurd and Lil Uzi Vert. Also joining the bill will be up-and-coming acts such as Post Malone, 21 Savage, Young Thug, and Lil Pump. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZUWgJsFUqF/?taken-by=rollingloudfest Twitter last_img read more

Lily Allen Readies Fall Tour To Support New Album No ShameLily Allen Readies Fall Tour To Support New Album No Shame

first_img Lily Allen Will Have ‘No Shame’ On Tour lily-allen-readies-fall-tour-support-new-album-no-shame Twitter Email Facebook Prepping for a big fall that also includes the release of a memoir, the British singer/songwriter is ready for a 21-date North American tourRenée FabianGRAMMYs Jun 1, 2018 – 12:29 pm Last we heard from Lily Allen, she released her third studio album, Sheezus, in 2014. Since then, however, it’s been pretty quiet. All that is about to change this fall.On June 1, the GRAMMY-nominated British singer/songwriter announced she will embark on a 21-date North American tour in support of her upcoming album, No Shame, which is due out June 8. Allen will crisscross the continent beginning Oct. 5 in Santa Ana, Calif., passing through cities such as Phoenix, New Orleans, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, and Toronto before wrapping up Nob. 8 in Seattle. She’ll also make a pit stop in Austin, Texas, to perform during the Austin City Limits music festival.To whet our appetite, she also released a new single titled “Lost My Mind,” a catchy pop-forward tune complete with xylophone arpeggios that explores the feelings many can relate to after a break-up: “Stuck in a rut/Kicking stones, looking at my phone all night/Baby I’ve lost my mind.”And as if that isn’t enough, Allen announced in late 2017 she would be releasing a memoir in fall 2018. Rolling Stone reported that the memoir has yet to be titled, but it promises a candid look at Allen’s personal and professional life, which includes struggles with her mental health and addiction.center_img Lily Allen Readies Fall Tour To Support New Album ‘No Shame’ News Music Saved My Life: 2018 Mental Health Awareness Month “Some of it I think might be uncomfortable and shocking and brutal,” Allen said. “There will be good stuff in there too; happy times. I will try and make it funny. I know it’s about me but I hope that a lot of it will ring true with anyone who reads it. It won’t be written with shame. It will be true.”If you’re ready to embrace life with No Shame along with Allen this fall, those who preorder the album will gain presale access to tour tickets, while general sales open June 8.Catching Up On Music News Powered By The Recording Academy Just Got Easier. Have A Google Home Device? “Talk To GRAMMYs”Read morelast_img read more