Delta Corporation Limited (DLTA.zw) 2021 Abridged Report

first_imgDelta Corporation Limited (DLTA.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2021 abridged results.For more information about Delta Corporation Limited reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations visit the Delta Corporation Limited company page on AfricanFinancials.Indicative Share Trading Liquidity The total indicative share trading liquidity for Delta Corporation Limited (DLTA.zw) in the past 12 months, as of 3rd June 2021, is US$40.64M (ZWL3.44B). An average of US$3.39M (ZWL287.04M) per month.Delta Corporation Limited Abridged Results DocumentCompany ProfileDelta Corporation Limited manufacturers and markets international and locally-produced beverages in Zimbabwe. It operates in four segments: non-alcoholic beverages, sparkling beverages, lager beers and traditional beers. Brands in its non-alcoholic range are a flavoured maize drink called Shumba Maheu, and a flavoured drinking yoghurt called Supersip Yogurt. The sparkling beverages division operates two bottling plants and one canning plant; bottling and distributing popular cool drink brands sold worldwide by the Coca-Cola Company, a range of drink mixes and an energy drink called Burn. The lager beer division operates two breweries; bottling and distributing international brands such as Castle Lite, Miller’s, Peroni, Redds, Brutal Fruit and Sarita. Delta Corporation Limited has a monopoly in the traditional beer market in Zimbabwe with 14 breweries located across the country; brewing and distributing a well-known sorghum beer brand called Chibuku. Other subsidiaries have interests in transport and logistics, barley and sorghum malting, food processing, packaging, retailing wines and spirits, recycling, tin can production and leadership training. Delta Corporation Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

This Warren Buffett advice could help you build a £1m ISA

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Why schism? United Methodist leaders explain proposal to split the…

first_img Course Director Jerusalem, Israel New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Smithfield, NC Tags Rector Albany, NY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Job Listing Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Director of Music Morristown, NJ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Tampa, FL An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Members of the unofficial group of United Methodist bishops and advocacy group leaders who negotiated a proposal to split the denomination speak about the process Jan. 13, 2020 on a livestreamed panel hosted by United Methodist News Service. Video screengrab via UMNS[Religion News Service] The 16 United Methodist bishops and advocacy group leaders who negotiated a recent proposal to split the denomination explained their reasoning at an event held Jan. 13 that was streamed live by United Methodist News Service.They also forecast dire consequences if the proposal, officially called “A Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation,” isn’t approved this May by the denomination’s global decision-making body.United Methodist Bishop John Yambasu of Sierra Leone, who first convened the group that led to the negotiations last summer, said a failure of the proposal would be “catastrophic for the church.”“It would be total disaster,” Yambasu said. “It would mean more pain and more harm to the entire church.”The unofficial group, which was joined by veteran mediator Kenneth Feinberg, offered a behind-the-scenes look at how they arrived at the proposal, which was announced earlier this month and is now being written into legislation for delegates to approve at the General Conference in Minneapolis in May.“We’re asking them to do something historic, not just for the United Methodist Church, but frankly something needed in America and in the world right now, which is to watch a group of people in a large, 12 million-person institution cooperate in such a way that we help each other do the things that we desire to do and answer the callings we feel God has laid on our hearts,” said the Rev. Tom Berlin, who represented centrists in the group.United Methodists’ conflicts, which have expressed themselves mostly in questions of the inclusion of its LGBTQ members, go back to 1972, recalled Patricia Miller, executive director of the conservative United Methodist Confessing Movement.That year the General Conference voted to add language to the denomination’s Book of Discipline declaring that “the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching.”That language was revisited every four years at subsequent General Conferences until 2016, when delegates voted to hold a special session to finally settle the debate. That meeting, held in St. Louis, Missouri, in February of last year, voted to strengthen the enforcement of that language banning the ordination and marriage of LGBTQ United Methodists, but many LGBTQ United Methodists and their allies immediately vowed to resist and remain in the denomination.Now, after nearly five decades of controversy, Miller said, “It’s time for us to move to amicable separation.”Despite their victory at the special session, it is the conservative congregations and conferences that would split from the denomination to form a new body under the new proposal. If approved, they would retain ownership of their church buildings and other properties and receive $25 million to form a new “traditionalist” Methodist denomination.At Monday’s event, Yambasu described the special session as a “catastrophe” and a “poor witness of who we are as United Methodists.”The bishop returned to Sierra Leone “devastated,” he said. American United Methodists had presented a “galaxy of plans,” he said, “but none of these plans to us seem to provide the answer to the situation.”Last summer, still hoping for a solution, he called a meeting of several bishops from outside the United States and leaders from advocacy groups identified as having traditionalist, centrist and progressive views.To be successful in yet another round of meetings, Reconciling Ministries Network Executive Director Jan Lawrence said, “we felt like we needed something different.”“Our answer to that was to discuss having a professional mediator join us,” she said.With Feinberg on board, they settled on a group of 16 participants who would represent a variety of viewpoints in the denomination. The mediator had acted as special master of the U.S. government’s September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and later as the special master for TARP executive compensation.“Two of the things that he offered during this process were that our job was to get to yes, and he kept reminding us of that. He also reminded us that we had the opportunity to write the narrative, and that if we didn’t write it, someone else would,” said Lawrence, who represented progressives.The group met for negotiations over six two-day sessions, sometimes breaking a deadlock with prayer, according to participants.Like others within the church, LGBTQ United Methodists and their allies still are processing the proposal, Lawrence said.Some are hopeful, she said. Some are skeptical. Some view the denomination as “beyond reform.”And while the proposal isn’t perfect, she said, it does call for a moratorium on church trials against clergy who are LGBTQ or who perform same-sex weddings.“It changes the landscape for people who have been deeply harmed,” said the Rev. David Meredith, who has faced complaints of violating church law since marrying his husband in 2016.“I speak to my LGBT friends out there: This protocol ends the harm. It just does. I couldn’t believe that until this group met. I couldn’t believe that could happen in the United Methodist Church.”Centrists within the denomination had three priorities, according to the Rev. Junius Dotson.They wanted to have “room” for different perspectives, Dotson said. They wanted to remove all language and policies from the denomination’s rulebook that treated LGBTQ United Methodists as “second-class Christians.”And they wanted the United Methodist Church to continue in some form. Most of the plans to split the denomination that already have been submitted to the 2020 General Conference would dissolve the United Methodist Church altogether, he said.Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey, recently elected to be the next president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, said she couldn’t predict what the post-separation United Methodist Church would look like.“It’s an opportunity to grow. It’s an opportunity to be more nimble and more responsive to our mission fields,” she said.“And my prayer is that the post-separation United Methodist Church will continue to be a big tent church, a place where everyone can be the best that God has called them to be — the best expression of what it means to be a United Methodist.”The Rev. Keith Boyette, president of the conservative Wesleyan Covenant Association, wouldn’t speculate how many churches and conferences might join a new traditionalist Methodist denomination, though he said he anticipated it would be a global denomination.While traditionalists’ beliefs were affirmed by the special session, Boyette said, they were willing to leave to “set the church free from this conflict.”“Progressives and centrists were making it very clear that they were not prepared to voluntarily leave the church and that they would persist in their advocacy for their deeply held convictions and beliefs,” he said.Before the special session, Boyette had said he would recommend Wesleyan Covenant Association members leave the denomination if delegates did not back the existing language in the Book of Discipline. Afterward, the association had affirmed that still was an option if conflict continued.“As everyone has conceded, we’ve been preparing as a contingency for just this sort of event to unfold, but still substantial work remains to be done,” Boyette said.The new denomination likely would not meet in Minneapolis immediately following the General Conference, he said, but perhaps before the end of the year.Yambasu, however, was confident that United Methodists in Africa, where the denomination is growing fastest, will support the proposal.“I believe 100% of Africans will support this proposal,” he said. “I’m very positive about that.” Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Press Release Service Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Knoxville, TN Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Submit a Press Release Rector Washington, DC Submit an Event Listing Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Why schism? United Methodist leaders explain proposal to split the denomination Rector Belleville, IL In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 By Emily McFarlan MillerPosted Jan 14, 2020 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Beiró House / Proyecto C

first_img Houses “COPY” Architects: Proyecto C Year Completion year of this architecture project Argentina CopyHouses•Florida, Argentina CopyAbout this officeProyecto COfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesFloridaArgentinaPublished on October 20, 2014Cite: “Beiró House / Proyecto C” [Casa Beiró / Proyecto C] 20 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Aquno Select M81Vinyl Walls3MVinyl Finishes in HealthPartners Regions HospitalPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsCoffee tablesBoConceptMadrid Coffee Table AD19SkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoMetallicsTrimoMetal Panels for Roofs – Trimoterm SNVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Atelier Zimmerlistrasse OfficeStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Iron Moss – Iron CollectionCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Facade in Manchester HospitalWoodBlumer LehmannConsulting and Engineering in Wood ProjectsGlassBendheimLuminous Mirrored GlassWire MeshTwentinoxMetal Mesh – Golf Romeo 7More products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Projects Save this picture!© Gustavo Sosa PinillaThe third courtyard with an “L” shape is the main expansion of the house, taking advantage of the exits of the living-dining room, and the barbecue.Save this picture!© Gustavo Sosa PinillaProject gallerySee allShow lessSalle Polyvalente de Plumergat / Studio 02Selected ProjectsOSPA Wins Competition to Design Brazilian Sports Campus in CanoasAwarded Competition Share “COPY” ArchDaily Beiró House / Proyecto CSave this projectSaveBeiró House / Proyecto C Beiró House / Proyecto C Photographs:  Gustavo Sosa PinillaSite Supervision:Arq. Natalia Laura CavalieriStructures Consultant:Ing. Pedro GeaProject Architects:Arq. Sebastián Cseh, Arq. Juan Cruz CataniaProject Team:Arq. Romina Rissetto, Arq. Lucas Mc Lean, D.I. Pablo BontempoCity:FloridaCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Gustavo Sosa PinillaText description provided by the architects. In a typical site 8.66m x 38m, the challenge was to design a home with an extensive program of needs on only two floors. The client is a couple with two grown children (occasional visitors) and one teenager.Save this picture!© Gustavo Sosa PinillaThe house proposes through a succession of courtyards and a concrete structure, the view of a promenade with different nuances. Pedestrian and vehicular access is through an esplanade which is continuous and which shares the level with the living-dining room.Save this picture!PlanThe first courtyard appears as a buffer space between the space for cars and the living room. Through a double height concrete pergola, it allows the entry of a screened light. The living-dining room gains space at its ends through double height frames and voids connecting it to the play-room.Save this picture!© Gustavo Sosa PinillaThe concrete partition that runs through the house (from the sidewalk to the main suite) is responsible for organizing the spaces in plan and section, dividing the lot into a strip of 3.20m containing the smaller rooms on one side and a strip of 5m with the social spaces.Save this picture!SectionThe second courtyard is in charge of coordinating the vertical circulation, the spa (room with sauna, jacuzzi and shower) and the bathroom of the main suite. One side is the party wall clad in stone that gets into the adjacent rooms (bathroom, kitchen, spa and suite bathroom). The concrete pergola reinforces that continuity, entering the spa to give daylight to the space. Photographs 2014 Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/556905/beiro-house-proyecto-c Clipboard Save this picture!© Gustavo Sosa Pinilla+ 18 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/556905/beiro-house-proyecto-c Clipboardlast_img read more

MCR2 House / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/925408/mcr2-house-filipe-pina-plus-maria-ines-costa Clipboard Projects Photographs Architects: Filipe Pina, Maria Ines Costa Area Area of this architecture project Houses Filipe Pina, Maria Inês Costa Area:  140 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Engineering:Ricardo PereiraStyling:Maria João CorreiaFurniture:MiljoConstruction:Leonido & Filhos, LdaCommunication/Design:João AparícioCity:BelmonteCountry:PortugalMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© João MorgadoRecommended ProductsDoorsJansenDoors – Folding and SlidingDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemText description provided by the architects. Located on the bank of the historical National 18 and with a view over the Serra da Estrela, the old house began by occupying the rocks that rose near the stream that flows through it.Save this picture!© João MorgadoSave this picture!© João MorgadoBuilt at the beginning of the 20th century, the shape allows us to guess a two-storey house of humble character, which simultaneously served the agricultural and residential activity of the family.Save this picture!© João MorgadoThe agricultural land is extended to the north along the National Road, the house was established to the south, where the rock did not allow any kind of cultivation. Around the 1950s, an annex was added, which was located to the north of the existing house.Save this picture!© João MorgadoAfter years of abandonment and the result of a family legacy, the project started from the need to rehabilitate the building, adapting it to today’s modern comfort. The challenge was to control the demanding budget with a simple and flexible program. The house can be a vacation house, a permanent house, or in the future, a guest house.Save this picture!© João MorgadoThe project consists of 3 bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and storage room, and this did not allow the preservation of the buildings original functions.Save this picture!© João MorgadoSave this picture!West FacadeSave this picture!© João MorgadoOn the other hand, the local regulations limited the use of the land.Save this picture!© João MorgadoThe pre-existing building was maintained and the idea of the annex proved to be a starting point for the concept of the project. The annex thus serves its own function: in the absence of space, an adjacent space is built.Save this picture!© João MorgadoThe rooms are divided over the two floors of the granite building, one of them, a storage room that can be converted into a sleeping space in the future. The common spaces, the kitchen and living room, are in the annex. Regarding the form, the granite and roof prism were extruded. In materiality, the new and old were distinguished, sheltered under the same roof: the stone and the corrugated sheet, side-by-side and in continuity.Save this picture!© João MorgadoInside, the neutrality given by the simplicity of the materials and the illusion of the absence of detail was sought. The idea of interiority is conveyed in the use of the openings, strategically located towards the landscape and by the punctual use of wood.Project gallerySee allShow lessNagomi Suites / Wiyoga NurdiansyahSelected ProjectsApartments in Senri / nmstudio architects + Nozoe Shimpei ArchitectsSelected Projects Share “COPY” Photographs:  João Morgado Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project MCR2 House / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines CostaSave this projectSaveMCR2 House / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa Manufacturers: Technal, Aleluia Cerâmicas, Efapel, Ofa, Sanitana, Teka, VALVO CopyHouses, Renovation•Belmonte, Portugal Portugal Lead Architects: Year:  2019 MCR2 House / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa Save this picture!© João Morgado+ 36Curated by Matheus Pereira Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/925408/mcr2-house-filipe-pina-plus-maria-ines-costa Clipboard ArchDaily “COPY” CopyAbout this officeMaria Ines CostaOfficeFollowFilipe PinaOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationOn FacebookPortugalPublished on September 26, 2019Cite: “MCR2 House / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa” [Casa MCR2 / Filipe Pina + Maria Ines Costa] 26 Sep 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! 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Charlotte Uprising in solidarity with Eastern North Carolina

first_imgFollowing is a lightly edited letter of solidarity from the Charlotte Uprising (charlotteuprising.com) to the disaster-stricken communities of Eastern North Carolina. Activists urge “grassroots organizations and other communities to sign onto this letter by e-mailing [email protected]”The Charlotte Uprising Coalition and signatories extend our solidarity with the communities of Eastern North Carolina who are being devastated by the unnatural flooding of Hurricane Matthew. We oppose and condemn the state’s continued environmental racism and the neglect of the Black, Indigenous, Brown, rural and poor white communities for which these issues have heightened impact in Eastern North Carolina.In Charlotte, we continue to fight for justice for Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old Black man with disabilities killed on Sept. 20 by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. We have received reports that [on Oct. 10], state troopers in Lumberton killed a man amidst the flooding — claiming to have seen him armed with a gun while in water that had risen 3-4 feet high. … [W]e want to uplift the name of Deriante Miller, a 18-year-old Black teen, killed by a state trooper in Kinston as he was leaving his sister’s birthday party. No officer was charged and the department continues to lie about the murder.The misplaced priorities of our state brought on this disaster. While Gov. Pat McCrory called the National Guard into Charlotte to protect the windows of Bank of America and the Omni Hotel, he also redirected disaster relief funds to defend his anti-trans and anti-worker HB2 law. He has been unable to develop a plan for communities in the East for whom continued flood waters are anticipated. In both scenarios, lives are at risk and stolen because our state does not value Black and Brown lives.Environmental justice is more than forests and rivers; it encompasses our workplaces, public facilities, neighborhoods and schools. Our environments are under constant threat — if not from climate change, pollution or other climate disasters, then from police, corporations and politicians who prioritize profit and property over human needs.We believe in the right of historically marginalized communities to determine their destinies and build futures that are free from the violence of climate change, corporate greed and exploitation. We will stand with our community in Eastern North Carolina to reject any attempt made to repress the people’s organizing in response to this crisis; to reject any attempt by the state to use this moment to continue to push through the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline because communities and infrastructure have been wiped out; to reject any attempt to isolate us from each other in the movement for Black lives, working-class people and all oppressed people. The struggle for environmental justice is also a struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, capitalism, xenophobia and more.We send our solidarity with the organized communities and the communities getting organized to take care of each other. In Charlotte we have been saying, “We keep us safe,” and in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, nothing could be truer. We say we keep us safe; we say Black Lives Matter; we say our liberation is intertwined; and we say justice for the communities in Eastern North Carolina is long overdue.Signatories: Trans Queer People of Color Collective Charlotte, Tribe ­Charlotte, Southern Vision Alliance, Ignite NC, Youth Organizing Institute, NC Environmental Justice Network, Witness For Peace Southeast, Workers World Party, Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia, UE Local 150 NC Public Service Workers Union, The Greensboro Mural Project, Cakalak Thunder, Jewish Voice for Peace-Triangle, Customer 49.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Alex Robinson signs with Cleveland Cavaliers

first_img + posts Twitter Linkedin Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Previous articleSoccer outmatched by top-ranked Florida State in season openerNext articleTCU soccer rolls to first win, 2-0 at UAB Colin Post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin TCU point guard Alex Robinson leads the Horned Frog fast break against Indiana State. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto. Colin Post is a Sports Broadcasting and Journalism double-major from Houston, Texas. Along with sports writing, Colin hopes to work in sports announcing after he graduates. Facebook printFormer TCU point guard Alex Robinson is getting a shot in the pros with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto. Former TCU basketball point guard Alex Robinson signed a partial contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday.Robinson was invited to join the Sacramento Kings SummerLeague team after going undrafted in June. With the Kings, Robinson made an impression with the minimal playingtime he had.  In his pro debut, he hadtwo points and five assists in just eight minutes of play.Though the Kings chose not to sign Robinson after summer league, he caught the eye of the Cavs, who signed him to a training camp deal.  The former TCU standout will be competing with three first-round picks in rising star Collin Sexton, nine-year NBA veteran Brandon Knight, and rookie Darius Garland for time at point guard.Robinson spent his first year at Texas A&M before transferring to TCU for the 2016-17 season.  In his three seasons in the purple and white, the Fort Worth native led the Horned Frogs to two NIT final four appearances (including an NIT title in 2017) and their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1998.Known for his ability to see the floor well, Robinsonset the TCU single-season assist record with 254 in his senior campaign.  He finished with 672 assists in his time atTCU, which ranks first in program history. He also scored 1,202 points while playing for the Horned Frogs.Robinson joins New Orleans Pelicans forward Kenrich Williams as the only two former TCU players who are currently on NBA rosters.  He joins a Cavaliers team that was lived near the bottom of the standings last year with a record of 19-63.With NBA training camp starting on Sept. 28, we will soon find out where Robinson will be spending his season as he strives to turn his dream of playing for an NBA team into a reality. Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ ReddIt Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Despite series loss, TCU proved they belong against No. 8 Texas Tech Facebook ReddIt Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Twitter Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Taylor’s monster slam highlights big weekend for TCU Athletics Colin Post TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks First TCU spring game since 2018 gets fans primed for a highly-anticipated fall TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

Journalists kept at bay during Papua New Guinea elections

first_img Papua New GuineaAsia – Pacific ViolenceFreedom of expressionCitizen-journalists photo : Torsten Blackwood / AFP Organisation News reporting hit by Internet blackout in West Papua Journalists who went to cover the elections in the northern province of Madang were kept at bay by the police and the electoral commission. In the capital, Port Moresby, the media were not allowed to film or take photos in the city’s main vote- counting centre.Amid many reports on social networks of vote-buying and violence, the authorities also took alarming measures against citizen-journalists, most notably blogger Martyn Namorong after he referred to electoral commissioner Patilias Gamato as a “tomato” in one of his many posts criticizing the chaotic elections.Gamato brought a suit claiming that he had been “seriously injured in his character, credit and reputation” in Namorong’s post, which went viral. Defending his decision to sue, Gamato said: “I don’t look like a tomato, I’m a human being. So that’s defamatory, so I had to take him to court.”The national court, located in the Port Moresby district of Waigani, responded by issuing a gag order, banning Namorong from publishing further “defamatory remarks” on Facebook and Twitter.“Journalists and citizen-journalists have a duty to inform the public about what has gone wrong during an election.” RSF said. “The courts and the authorities must recognize that Martyn Namorong committed no crime and must therefore lift the censorship order imposed on him.”An international NGO that defends the freedom to inform, RSF added: “A country cannot claim to be democratic just because it holds elections. It must also respect and protect media freedom, which is the cornerstone of every democracy.”Namorong’s lawyer, Christine Copland, said her client had no chance to speak when the gag order was imposed because court officials said they could not locate him to serve the documents.Namorong’s response to the order was to post a photo of himself blindfolded and gagged. After another hearing was scheduled for tomorrow, he tweeted: “I am as cool as a cucumber about tomorrow’s hearing as my lawyers are no couch potatoes.”Papua New Guinea is ranked 51st out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. News April 16, 2020 Find out more News RSF_en August 12, 2020 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24 June to 8 July, including a gag order on a well-known blogger as a result of a complaint by the head of the electoral commission. to go furthercenter_img Papua New GuineaAsia – Pacific ViolenceFreedom of expressionCitizen-journalists Follow the news on Papua New Guinea Melanesia: Facebook algorithms censor article about press freedom in West Papua News Receive email alerts Papua New Guinea: Government minister calls for two reporters to be fired over Covid-19 coverage News Help by sharing this information July 24, 2017 – Updated on August 23, 2019 Journalists kept at bay during Papua New Guinea elections August 23, 2019 Find out morelast_img read more

Body found that could be missing French journalist’s

first_img to go further January 7, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Body found that could be missing French journalist’s Organisation Côte d’IvoireAfrica News October 29, 2020 Find out more News Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders hails French investigating judge Patrick Ramaël’s efforts to advance the investigation into Franco-Canadian journalist Guy-André Kieffer’s disappearance in Abidjan in 2004 and reiterates its support for Kieffer’s family. The remains of a body that could be Kieffer’s was disinterred yesterday in Côte d’Ivoire and samples were taken that will be subject to DNA identification next week in France.“Caution is required as long as the remains have not been identified as Kieffer’s but one thing is certain – this is the first time in nearly eight years that the investigation has been pursued so far,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It is the first time that Judge Ramaël has been able disinter a body, take a sample and have DNA tests carried out.”When the Kieffer family filed a formal request for an investigation with the French judicial authorities in 2004, Reporters Without Borders registered as an interested party in the case.“We are still a long way from finding out exactly what happened to Kieffer,” the press freedom organization added. “If it is turns out that the remains are Kieffer’s, confirming that he was murdered and then buried after his abduction, the identity of those who gave the orders and those who carried it out still has to be established. Who killed him? Why? Several persons suspected of being involved have never been detained.” The body that was unearthed on Ramaël’s orders yesterday was found as a result of a tip-off in a village in the western region of Issia. The results of the DNA tests on the samples taken from the remains are expected sometime next week.Ramaël has visited Côte d’Ivoire three times since Laurent Gbagbo’s replacement as president by Alassane Ouattara last April. The people he questioned during a visit in November included Patrice Baï, who was Gbagbo’s chief bodyguard, and Anselme Séka Yapo, who headed the unit that protected former first lady Simone Gbagbo.Kieffer was kidnapped by gunmen from an Abidjan supermarket parking lot on 16 April 2004 after being lured there by Simone Gbagbo’s brother-in-law, Michel Legré. Attempts to identify those responsible have been hampered by the fraught relations between France and the Gbabgo government, the difficulty of investigating in Côte d’Ivoire, and the pact of silence observed by those suspected of being involved, who were all close to the then president. News November 27, 2020 Find out morecenter_img Reports RSF’s recommendations for protecting press freedom during Côte d’Ivoire’s elections Threats against journalists in run-up to Côte d’Ivoire’s presidential election Receive email alerts The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa RSF_en Follow the news on Côte d’Ivoire Côte d’IvoireAfrica October 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Limerick man’s photos helped save lives in Somalia

first_imgNewsSocietyLimerick man’s photos helped save lives in SomaliaBy Editor – December 22, 2017 2076 Concern worldwide photographer Kieran McConvilleA LIMERICK city man’s images played an important role in raising vital funds for aid agency Concern Worldwide, which helped save thousands of children’s lives in Somalia.Concern photographer, Kieran McConville, took photographs of a severely malnourished five-year-old girl called Yasmiin Hassan on March 15 this year.They were used in Concern’s ‘East Africa Appeal’ which raised more than €1.5 million. That money helped Concern staff treat children like Yasmiin and return her from near death to a smiling, healthy child, who is still visited by the charity’s staff to ensure she remains in good health.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Kieran said he was “delighted” when he saw images that clearly show the  recovery Yasmiin made just 12 weeks after he saw her in such an emaciated state.Five year old *Yasmiin at Concern Worldwide’s nutrition center in Mogadishu, Somalia“I met Yasmiin when she was at her lowest ebb, but the beauty and energy of a five year old were still there deep down,” he said.“What our team in Mogadishu have done for her is just brilliant – and they’ve been doing this for thousands of children this year.“They are simply amazing and so are the Irish public, who have been really generous in their support. At a time when the people of Somalia are dealing with so much darkness, this is a glimmer of light.”Yasmiin smiling with her mother three months after treatmentConcern Worldwide has heaped praise on the people of Limerick and the rest of the country for helping save the life of Yasmiin and other children in war-ravaged Somalia through their generous donations.Yasmiin – one of 1.1 million Somalis forced to flee their homes due to conflict – weighed the same as an average two-year-old when she was brought to a Concern nutrition centre on the outskirts of Mogadishu in March.Her condition was so bad, her mother, Aamiina, believed she would suffer the same fate as one of her brothers, who sadly died with similar symptoms at a time when they had no access to a health clinic.However, after 12 weeks of treatment, Yasmiin made a full recovery and Concern’s health and nutrition team maintain contact with her to ensure she remains healthy.Carol Morgan, Regional Director Concern Worldwide“Life and joy returned to her eyes,” said Concern’s Regional Director for the Horn of Africa, Carol Morgan.“She increased her weight from 12.4kg to a healthier 16.7kg – and measurements of her left upper arm also confirmed an improvement to her health.“It brings immense joy to the staff when you see the recovery of children we care for like Yasmiin. The staff know they saved that child’s life.“Her smile is a great relief just weeks after being in such an emaciated state. It is truly heart breaking to see any child malnourished.“You see an emptiness and loss of happiness in their eyes. They stare ahead at nothing, not focusing on anything. They don’t play and have no energy – so it is such a relief to see them recover.”The East Africa appeal followed the severe drought across East Africa that left an estimated 20 million people facing starvation.Concern treated 53,425 children aged from birth to five for malnutrition in Mogadishu and the Lower Shabelle regions of Somalia between January and October this year.The aid agency said the number of children it reached in the country in 2017 was three times higher than the amount of children reached in 2016.Yasmiin when arrived at Concern clinic on March 15 and 12 weeks later after treatmentMore news here Fun home-schooling challenges launched by Concern TAGSAamiinaCarol MorganConcern WorldwideEast AfricaKieran McConvillelimerickMogadishuSomaliaSomalisYasmiin Hassan Previous articleBeyond the neon runesNext articleChristmas Crooning this Saturday Night Editor RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Print Linkedincenter_img Email Limerick singer Johnny Duhan among 80s stars thanked by Concern Twitter Facebook Advertisement Limerick Trócaire worker seeks local support Former Limerick footballer nets award for his voluntary worklast_img read more

Man charged with pointing gun at two men

first_img Twitter Man charged with pointing gun at two men Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Brandon Massoth A 30-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly pointed a gun at another man and his cousin.Brandon Massoth was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.The reported assault happened 6:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Brookview Apartments located in the 3800 block of Penbrook St., the Odessa Police Department affidavit detailed.A witness at the scene stated Massoth pointed a gun at 23-year-old Hernan Gonzalez and 23-year-old Bernando Gonzalez, the affidavit stated. Hernan Gonzalez and Bernando Gonzalez are cousins.Hernan Gonzalez stated that his cousin’s wife had been in an altercation with Massoth’s girlfriend earlier that day and Massoth came to the apartment to cause a disturbance.Massoth reportedly threatened to shoot Hernan Gonzalez, Bernando Gonzalez and kill their families. Hernan Gonzalez reportedly took off his shirt and the physical altercation started.Massoth reportedly went back to an apartment, got a gun, came back out and pointed the gun at Hernan Gonzalez and Bernando Gonzalez.Hernan Gonzalez stated that he and his cousin feared for their life when the gun was pointed at them, the release stated.Massoth was arrested, charged and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. He had two bonds totaling $100,000 and posted bail on Wednesday, jail records show. Pinterest Local Newscenter_img WhatsApp TAGS  Facebook Twitter By Odessa American – February 24, 2021 Previous articleLast minute meeting leaves number of questionsNext articleCATES: EMS week 2019 is importantCarol Cates is the chief nursing officer at Odessa Regional Medical Center. You can reach her via e-mail at [email protected] Odessa Americanlast_img read more

Rental Rates on the Rise

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Rental Rates on the Rise  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Rental Rates on the Rise Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago July 17, 2018 1,982 Views SFRI Single Family Rental 2018-07-17 Alison Rich Tagged with: SFRI Single Family Rental Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Alison Rich has a long-time tenure in the writing and editing realm, touting an impressive body of work that has been featured in local and national consumer and trade publications spanning industries and audiences. She has worked for DS News and MReport magazines—both in print and online—since they launched. center_img Much like the housing market, the rental sector is showing no signs of a slowdown. According to the most recent CoreLogic numbers, which show that U.S. single-family rents were up 2.9 percent year-over-year in April, among some other noteworthy data points.Between 2010 and 2018, single-family rents have consistently increased, according to the CoreLogic Single-Family Rental Index (SFRI), which evaluates rent changes among single-family rental homes, including condominiums, utilizing a “repeat-rent analysis” to measure the same rental properties over time.That said, year-over-year price hikes have moderated since February 2016—when they crested at 4.2 percent—holding steady over the past year with a monthly average of 2.7 percent, the SFRI reports. This April’s 2.9 percent year-over-year increase is a 1.3-percent drop in the growth rate since the 4.2 percent peak, it notes.Low-end rental homes—properties with rents 75 percent or less of a region’s median rent—buoyed the index’s overall growth in April, SFRI says. Rents on lesser-priced rentals ramped up 4.2 percent year-over-year. On the other hand, rents for higher-priced dwellings—properties with rents exceeding 125 percent of the regional median rent—skipped ahead 2.7 percent year over year, the report shows.Interestingly, the report found that rent growth increased in the high-end segment but decreased in the low-end segment in April 2018 compared with April 2017. High-end rent growth tracked 1.1 percentage points higher than it did in April 2017, while low-end rent growth was 0.2 percentage points lower than April 2017.Growth also differed considerably across metropolitan areas. Las Vegas posted the highest year-over-year growth in April, at 5.9 percent, trailed by Phoenix (5.5 percent) and Orlando (5.3 percent). Both cities realized robust year-over-year job growth that month, inking gains of 2.8 percent and 3.2 percent, respectively. This compares with U.S. employment growth of 1.6 percent, SFRI notes. Honolulu was the sole metro among the 20 assessed to display a dip in the rent index, falling 0.3 percent year over year in April.Rents are still accelerating in such metros as Houston and Miami, which were hammered by hurricanes last year and left with crimped rental inventories, the report says. Houston rents rocketed 4.1 percent year over year this April; Miami rents bounced up by 2.1 percent. Before the 2017 storms hit, rents had been dropping in the two metros. About Author: Alison Rich Subscribe The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share 3Save Previous: Predicting the Path for Housing in 2019 Next: ClosingCorp Partners with CoreLogic on Digital Mortgages Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, Journal, News, REO Sign up for DS News Daily last_img read more

Not too late for people to register to vote in by-election

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterest Not too late for people to register to vote in by-election WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Adverts Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook WhatsApp Google+center_img Google+ Pinterest HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter Previous articleDonegal South West by-election, Thursday 25th November – the candidatesNext articleTiming of Councillor O’Domhnaill joining Fianna Fail a ‘coincidence’ News Highland Twitter By News Highland – November 5, 2010 Polling for the Donegal South West by-election will take place beween the hours of 7a.m. and 10p.m. on Thursday November 25th.The closing date for candidates to submit their nomination papers is this day week – and for the public it is not too late to register:The latest time for the receipt of nominations is 12 noon on Friday next, the 12th of November.At present, just under 62,000 people are registered to vote in Donegal South West, with persons who are not registered still able to apply for inclusion in the supplement to the register to be published before polling day.Supplement application forms for all categories of voters are available from council offices, Garda Stations, Libraries, Post Offices and and on-line at www.checktheregister.ie. People can also use that site to check if they are eligible to vote.Forms should be signed by a garda, and must be received  by Donegal County Council at County House in Lifford no later than half past four on Monday next, the 8th of November. PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republiclast_img read more

Lawyers Express Concern On Communalizing Corona

first_imgNews UpdatesLawyers Express Concern On Communalizing Corona Radhika Roy4 April 2020 5:35 AMShare This – xLawyers practicing in various Courts in Delhi have issued a letter expressing grave concern regarding the dissemination of fake news about a minority community being responsible for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country by various sections of the media. The letter urges the Press Council of India, Editors Guild and the Government to “strongly deprecate the peddling of…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginLawyers practicing in various Courts in Delhi  have issued a letter expressing grave concern regarding the dissemination of fake news about a minority community being responsible for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country by various sections of the media. The letter urges the Press Council of India, Editors Guild and the Government to “strongly deprecate the peddling of such fake news and to issue advisories to all channels and social media groups who are trying to vitiate the atmosphere”. The Ministry of Health has also been urged to “make a clear statement that the Coronavirus has not originated in India and no community can be blamed for this”. The lawyers who have signed the letter include women lawyers Senior Advocate Indira Jaising, Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra, Advocates Kirti Singh, Anuradha Dutt, Anu Narula, Sunita Kapil, Nandita Rao, Ekta Kapil, Ruchi Singh, Radhika Kulluru, Swaty Singh Malik, Warisha Farasat, Arundhati Katju and Fozia Rahman.The letter begins with a token of appreciation for the solidarity shown by Indians in cooperating with the lockdown and distributing food and providing other forms of assistance to stranded daily wagers and migrant labourers. It then goes on to chide the spreading of the false narrative that the minority community is responsible for the spread of COVID-19. “The unfortunate spread of infection, to some persons, consequent to the congregation of persons from different parts of the world at a religious event in the first half of March, is being referred to as “corona jihad”, “Islamic insurrection”, “corona terrorism” and various other hurtful and inflammatory terms against an entire community. The same is without any factual basis, amounts to hate speech and out of fear many victims may go into hiding instead of seeking treatment.”The recent order of the Supreme Court of India, deprecating the spread of fake news, has been referred to, which has directed the States to take action under the Disaster Management Act against the ones responsible for the spread of such news. The letter has further urged the Ministry of Health to “share the road map proposed by the Government of India, after the lock down to combat Covid 19; and to publicise the State’s medical preparedness”. There has also been a request for timely press releases which could be issued so as to inform citizens about what lifestyle and professional changes are expected from them. The Government has additionally been requested to “announce a comprehensive recovery package for the most vulnerable which includes setting up of long term shelter homes, distribution of rations and declaration of a universal basic income to all citizens, urban and rural”. The letter ends with a call to fellow citizens to understand the seriousness of the pandemic and therefore, observe social distancing as well as other scientific to protect themselves from the outbreak.The signatories include Senior Advocate Indira Jaising, Geeta Luthra Snr. Advocate, Kirti Singh Advocate, Anuradha Dutt Advocate, Anu Narula Advocate, Sunita Kapil Advocate, Nandita Rao Advocate, Ekta Kapil Advocate, Ruchi Singh Advocate, Radhika Kulluru Advocate, Swaty Singh Mallik Advocate, Sunita Kapil Advocate, Warisha Farasyat Advocate, Arundhati Katju Advocate, Fozia Rahman Advocate,M.M. Qayam-ud-din Advocate, Sikander Siddiqui Advocate, Aquib Advocate, Faisal Adovcate, M.M. Kashyap Advocate Sayed Mansor Ali Arizvi AdvocateLawyers’ organisations including ‘All India Lawyers Union’, ‘Lawyers for Democracy’ and ‘Lawyers for Saving the Constitution’ have supported the statement. Next Storylast_img read more

Three shot, two dead in overnight Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin

first_imgTayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(KENOSHA, Wis.) — Protests following the police shooting of Jacob Blake continued for a third night Tuesday into Wednesday as police deployed tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets upon protesters and erected a fence around the Kenosha County Courthouse.At least three people were shot and two people were killed during the protests overnight, according to Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth. Beth said the three people were shot near a gas station and that the other victim has non life-threatening injuries.Kenosha Police and the FBI are still investigating what led to the shooting, Beth said.As curfew began at 8 p.m., in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Tuesday, police can be heard warning people to move away from the courthouse where demonstrators had gathered.A state of emergency was approved by the Kenosha Common Council on Tuesday afternoon, according to ABC Wisconsin affiliate, WISN-TV, which will be in place until Friday.The third night of protests is in response to the shooting of 29-year-old Blake.Cellphone video taken by a witness Sunday showed three officers following Blake around his SUV and at least one of them is seen shooting Blake multiple times in the back as he opened the driver’s side door and entered the vehicle, where his three young children were still inside.Beth warned protesters Tuesday night that they would not allow for destruction to continue. He also said while many are peacefully exercising their First Amendment rights, people from “outside” the community are coming in looking to loot and cause destruction.“If you want to protest peacefully, by all means go out and do it. It’s your right. But don’t be a part of this destructive force that’s burning our community. That’s not a productive path to justice,” Beth said in a statement Tuesday. “We are not sitting idly, watching the destruction of our community. We’re making every effort to make it stop, and I hope you will too.”Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers also declared a state of emergency Tuesday while increasing the number of Wisconsin National Guard members activated to help local authorities.“We cannot forget the reason why these protests began, and what we have seen play out over the last two nights and many nights this year is the pain, anguish, and exhaustion of being Black in our state and country. But as I said yesterday, and as I’ll reiterate today, everyone should be able to exercise their fundamental right—whether a protester or member of the press—peacefully and safely,” Evers said in a statement Tuesday. “We cannot allow the cycle of systemic racism and injustice to continue. We also cannot continue going down this path of damage and destruction.”The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave, and their names have not been released. The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the probe into the incident.The protests over Blake’s shooting wasn’t relegated to Wisconsin. ABC News affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta said protests there turned violent Tuesday night when protesters allegedly threw fireworks at police officers and spray painted a police precinct.Officers in riot gear, the station reported, dispersed the crowd after things turned violent.At an emotional news conference Tuesday afternoon in Kenosha, attended by both Blake’s mother and father and his three sisters, one of the family’s attorneys, Patrick Salvi Jr., said Jacob Blake Jr. was shot seven times at point-blank range in the back. He said at least one bullet tore through his spinal cord and other shots damaged his kidney, liver and arm.The family said Blake is paralyzed from the waist down.Blake has attracted a wave of national attention and has become part of the sustained wave of civil unrest protesting police brutality and system racism, which was sparked by the death of George Floyd in May.Following Tuesday night’s win over the Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers wasn’t talking about the big Game 5 win — he said he wondered why unarmed black men continued to be shot by police.“What stands out to me is, just watching the Republican convention, they are spewing this fear. All you hear is Donald Trump and all of them talking about fear. We’re the ones getting killed,” Rivers said, speaking with reporters after the game. “We’re the ones getting shot. We’re the ones that were denied to live in certain communities. We’ve been hung, we’ve been shot, and all you do is keep caring about fear.”“It’s amazing why we keep loving this country and this country does not love us back,” he said, fighting back tears. “It’s really so sad.”He said police need better training and police unions need to be “taken down,” but he said that doesn’t mean he hates police or that they should be abolished.“My dad was a cop. I believe in good cops. We’re not trying to defund them and take all their money away. We’re trying to get them to protect us, just like they protect everybody else,” Rivers said.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Streamlining the hiring process

Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article HR services call centres are not new but a call centre dedicated purely tothe recruitment process is still a little more novel. DIY store giant B&Q,known for its commitment to diversity when it comes to staffing, is creditingits Recruitment Response Centre (RRC) in Tannochside, Glasgow, with not onlysaving time and money but also leading to greater staff suitability andstability. This is not due to just the bricks and mortar, it is also because ofa streamlined intranet-based recruitment system that it has in place. B&Q has more than 25,000 employees and expects this figure to rise to28,000 within the next year. To speed-up and streamline the recruitmentprocess, it leased a fully functional and maintained call centre from hostingspecialist [email protected] It meant B&Q did not have to invest heavily in buildings and equipmentor the ongoing cost of replacement and updating, explains centre manager, EllaHarkins: “In addition, we get only one annual bill for services, IT andtelephony instead of half a dozen, which makes budgeting far easier.” The RRC now handles all B&Q’s shop floor staffing requirements and lastyear recruited over 6,000 personnel. Jobs are advertised through the usual channels and when an individualapplies, personal details are collected and logged at the call centre. Thecandidate is given a freephone and PIN number for the next stage – a52-question telephone interview with a call centre employee, designed to assesssuitability for the job and cultural fit with B&Q. Successful candidates are contacted by letter and then complete a form forscanning into the recruitment database. Branches can then view applications via their intranet. “They only seecertain details about the person so they are only making a judgement onsuitability, skills and experience, not factors like age or gender,”explains Graham Ferguson, assistant manager at the centre. This is of courseimportant in the light of B&Q’s employment practices, such as its over 50spolicy. Ferguson, who was involved in the design of the system, claims it removesnearly all the administration work and allows them to focus on getting theright people. It also makes it easier to monitor recruitment advertising andidentify where and in what medium its recruitment adverts are most effective.The system is straightforward to use and B&Q is also designing a 30-minutee-learning programme to teach managers how to use it. By November, it shouldalso be possible to conduct the telephone interview online. “The new centre reduces the number of candidates that stores have tointerview – on average they now see three, rather than up to 20 in the past.Furthermore, centralised administration ensures consistency and quality,”says Harkins. Comments are closed. Streamlining the hiring processOn 9 Apr 2002 in Personnel Today read more

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first_imgThe micro-mini is a must have this season, as the sexiest of all skirts regains its catwalk throne and gives our favourite slouchy combats a sharp kick in the pants. Patterned tights at D&G, leggings at Versus, opaque tights in bright colours at Marc Jacobs and almost endless thigh-high boots at Gucci all meant one thing – the focus is on legs this season. But the sudden leg-fetish is nothing to fear even if you don’t have the proportions of a supermodel – in fact it’s pretty good news. There’s no reason to slog for pointless hours on the cross-trainer; there is no J.Lo bottom of legs. Yes, most of us may turn green at the sight of Gisele in a miniskirt, but many guys may not agree with you. Britney’s legs are short and chunky and Beyoncé’s thighs are far from toned but guys go crazy over both. Go figure. Treat your own little slice of perfection to some of this season’s leg-hugging lovelies.All clothes from GAFF, Broad St,Short faded denim skirt £65; Black cow-neck top £54;Tartan skirt £72; Red and khaki top £27Model – KATIE CARROLLARCHIVE: 0th Week MT2003last_img read more

Limit on contactless payments rises

first_imgContactless payments are set to account for more retail transactions now the upper limit has increased from £20 to £30.The UK Cards Association said the average supermarket shop of £25.17 now fell below the contactless limit, giving shoppers more choice about the way they paid for goods, according to The Grocer.Software allowing for the greater payments started rolling out on 1 September among retailers that already accept contactless payment.Payment processing company Worldpay said that many of the larger stores would be ready to take on the new limit straight away. It said an automated process called a “heartbeat” had started to update all the terminals used by smaller stores early yesterday (Tuesday) morning to increase the amount they were able to take on their Worldpay terminals.Dave Hobday, managing director, said: “Increasing the limit to £30 will only intensify the demand for convenience and speed everywhere we shop.”Retailers are encouraged to contact their point-of-sale device provider for information about upgrading their contactless terminal.MethodData from the UK Cards Association show consumers spent more than £2.5bn on contactless cards in the first half of the year compared with £2.32bn for all of 2014. Spend using the contactless method climbed from £287m a month in January to £567m in June.Does contactless payment have a place in the baking industry? Take our survey to see whether bakers and their customers have embraced this new technology. Create your own user feedback surveylast_img read more

Critical finding for skin cancer treatment

first_imgNow, a research team led by scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT has unearthed one of the key players behind such drug resistance. Published in the Nov. 25 issue of the journal Nature, the researchers pinpoint a novel cancer gene, called “COT” (also known as MAP3K8), and uncover the signals it uses to drive melanoma. The research underscores the gene as a new potential drug target, and also lays the foundation for a generalized approach to identify the molecular underpinnings of drug resistance in many forms of cancer. “In melanoma, as well as several other cancers, there is a critical need to understand resistance mechanisms, which will enable us to be smarter up front in designing drugs that can yield more lasting clinical responses,” said senior author Levi Garraway, a medical oncologist and assistant professor at Dana-Farber and Harvard Medical School, and a senior associate member of the Broad Institute. “Our work provides an unbiased method for approaching this problem not only for melanoma, but for any tumor type.”More than half of all melanoma tumors carry changes (called “mutations”) in a critical gene called B-RAF. These changes not only alter the cells’ genetic makeup, but also render them dependent on certain growth signals. Recent tests of drugs that selectively exploit this dependency, known as RAF inhibitors, revealed that tumors are indeed susceptible to these inhibitors — at least initially. However, most tumors quickly evolve ways to resist the drug’s effects.To explore the basis of this drug resistance, Garraway and his colleagues applied a systematic approach involving hundreds of different proteins called kinases. They chose this class of proteins because of its critical roles in both normal and cancerous cell growth. Garraway’s team screened most of the known kinases in humans — roughly 600 in total — to pinpoint ones that enable drug-sensitive cells to become drug-resistant.The approach was made possible by a resource created by scientists at the Broad Institute and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at Dana-Farber, including Jesse Boehm, William Hahn, David Hill, and Marc Vidal. The resource enables hundreds of proteins to be individually synthesized (or “expressed”) in cells and studied in parallelFrom this work, the researchers identified several intriguing proteins, but one in particular stood out: COT. Remarkably, the function of this protein had not been previously implicated in human cancers. Despite the novelty of the result, it was not entirely surprising, since COT is known to trigger the same types of signals within cells as B-RAF. (These signals act together in a cascade known as the MAP kinase pathway.)While their initial findings were noteworthy, Garraway and his co-workers sought additional proof of the role of COT in melanoma drug resistance. They analyzed human cancer cells, searching for ones that exhibit B-RAF mutations as well as elevated COT levels. The scientists successfully identified such “double positive” cells and further showed that the cells are indeed resistant to the effects of the RAF inhibitor.“These were enticing results, but the gold standard for showing that something is truly relevant is to examine samples from melanoma patients,” said Garraway.Such samples can be hard to come by. They must be collected fresh from patients both before and after drug treatment. Moreover, these pre- and post-treatment samples should be isolated not just from the same patient but also from the same tumor.Garraway and his colleagues were fortunate to obtain three such samples for analysis, thanks to their clinical collaborators led by Keith Flaherty and Jennifer Wargo at Massachusetts General Hospital. In two out of three cases, COT gene levels became elevated following RAF inhibitor treatment or the development of drug resistance. In other cases, high levels of COT protein were evident in tissue from patients whose tumors returned or relapsed, following drug treatment. “Although we need to extend these results to larger numbers of samples, this is tantalizing clinical evidence that COT plays a role in at least some relapsing melanomas,” added Garraway.One of the critical applications of this work is to identify drugs that can be used to overcome RAF inhibitor resistance. The findings of the Nature paper suggest that a  combination of therapies directed against the MAP kinase pathway — the pathway in which both B-RAF and COT are known to act — could prove effective.“We have no doubt that other resistance mechanisms are also going to be important in B-RAF mutant melanoma,” said Garraway, “but by taking a systematic approach, we should be able to find them.” The past year has brought to light both the promise and the frustration of developing new drugs to treat melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. Early clinical tests of a candidate drug aimed at a crucial cancer-causing gene revealed impressive results in patients whose cancers resisted all currently available treatments. Unfortunately, those effects proved short-lived, as the tumors invariably returned a few months later, able to withstand the same drug to which they first succumbed. Adding to the disappointment, the reasons behind these relapses were unclear.last_img read more

Harvard deems April Earth Month

first_imgApril is Earth Month at Harvard, an inaugural initiative featuring campuswide events and activities to celebrate and raise awareness about environmental issues. To bring it all together, the Office for Sustainability has launched its Earth [email protected] 2011 website. Earth Month culminates with national Earth Day on April 22, and events run through April 29. The second annual Green Carpet Awards will take place in Sanders Theatre on April 11. For more information on the monthlong series of events.last_img read more

Figure it out yourself

first_imgOn the first day of class, the instructor handed out spaghetti, string, tape, and marshmallows to the eight students gathered around a table and asked them to build the tallest possible freestanding structure and place the marshmallow on top, in 18 minutes.Created by the designer and author Tom Wujec to foster teamwork, leadership, and creativity, the “marshmallow challenge” was the perfect tool for Victor Pereira Jr. to start his “Introduction to Teaching Science” course on a summer afternoon.“Science is about problem-solving and collaboration,” Pereira, a lecturer in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), told the students. “Everything you need to know about science instruction is in the marshmallow challenge.”Students worked in groups to build the spaghetti structures. When time was up, their creations wobbled for a few seconds before collapsing under the marshmallow’s weight.“Is there something I could have done to help you succeed?” Pereira asked his students. After a brief conversation, one worried aloud that the teacher’s help would have limited their ability to learn on their own.Pereira, who has 14 years of experience teaching high school science in Boston Public Schools under his belt and who is also master teacher in residence of the Harvard Teacher Fellows Program, smiled knowingly. The answer is at the center of a long and passionate debate in education, with experts divided over whether freedom or structure is the best way to maximize learning.Irene Liu (from left), Eunice Park, and Sam Fogel use spaghetti and tape to support a marshmallow during an exercise. Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer“Do we let students discover things on their own or do we give it to them?” said Pereira. “There is room for both. Are we training students to be scientists or are we helping them become scientifically literate and informed citizens?”Students take Pereira’s class in the summer, absorbing teaching pedagogy by learning how to design inquiry-based lessons, developing syllabi and curricula, and reflecting on their role as educators. In the fall, they take a full-time session in which they focus more on teaching science.Pereira’s is among the courses offered through the Teacher Education Program, an 11-month master’s program at HGSE that aims to improve teaching in urban public schools and help students become independent learners and critical thinkers.Open to both recent college graduates and mid-career professionals, the program offers hands-on teaching experience at schools in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and Chelsea, with a special focus on social justice and equity issues. Along with classes on how to teach science, English, history, and social studies, future teachers also take courses on race and power in urban classrooms, urban youth, and teaching in urban schools.The social justice component was a big draw for Sam Fogel, who dreams of helping high school students examine biology and race, nutrition and health, and asthma and pollution.“The reason why I’m here is to learn more and be a better educator,” said Fogel. “Our role as educators is to make students aware of issues of inequity around the country and the world. I want my students to be aware of what’s going around us even if [it’s] not directly related to our material.”Pereira’s course also stresses the need to make science relevant to students’ everyday lives as opposed to asking them to memorize facts, theories, and formulas. Science is about making observations, finding patterns, and asking questions, all of which are applicable in any field, Pereira noted.The future teachers are sent into the field to co-teach with veteran educators and learn by doing how to prepare lessons and deliver them. For Emily Donaldson, this has proved a valuable step toward teaching with confidence.“We’re learning how to manage the classroom,” said Donaldson, who loves biology and teaching and is balancing the program with her senior year at the College. “Also, how to deliver inquiry-based instruction, facilitate discussion, and how to prepare for classes so that we’re able to anticipate anxieties.”The program has helped Erin Bleck be more mindful of the impact she can have as a teacher in city schools. “Harvard has pushed me one step further,” said Bleck, who taught before entering the master’s program, “and has made me think what it means for me and my students.”For Pereira, the program’s main takeaway is experience-based learning. In the marshmallow challenge and beyond, teachers have to help students gain the tools to discover things on their own.“Some beginning teachers, and even veteran teachers, like to be efficient and say everything to the students,” he said. “Our future teachers are learning that they have to design instruction where students are in charge of their own learning. They have to let students be the navigators in the classroom instead of the audience.”SaveSaveSavelast_img read more

South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to College Democrats at ND

first_imgSouth Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg shared lessons from his political career with the College Democrats and articulated his administration’s policy and his future aspirations for the city Tuesday in DeBartolo Hall.Buttigieg, himself a member of the College Democrats during his undergraduate years at Harvard, said while South Bend has struggled economically in the past, he thinks the city is on the right track to full recovery.“You’re in South Bend in an extraordinary moment in the history of the city, because we’re on the rebound,” he said. “We have had the fastest population growth in 25 years. It wasn’t much, but the fact that it’s positive numbers itself is pretty exciting.”Buttigieg said crucial to the recovery of South Bend — and one of the cornerstones of his administration — is the ability of its municipal leaders to listen to the needs of the average citizen. Indeed, he listed his ability to respond effectively to his constituency as one of the reasons for his election to the office of mayor in 2011.“We entered a five-way race where I was not the most credible candidate coming into it,” he said. “We built credibility by talking and listening to voters and having a message that really spoke to where South Bend is at.”He said one of the challenges he faced coming into office and even during the mayoral race itself was that South Bend was regarded by many as a dying city. In fact, Buttigieg said South Bend was listed by Newsweek magazine as one of 10 dying cities of America the very week he declared his candidacy.Buttigieg said part of the reason for South Bend’s past economic troubles was the large amount of vacant and abandoned properties still leftover from the closure of the South Bend Studebaker factory over 50 years ago.“Even though we’re best known for the University of Notre Dame, we actually didn’t grow up around education as a city. We grew up around industry,” he said.In order to combat the city’s vacancy problem, Buttigieg said his administration unveiled the “1,000 homes in 1,000 days” program, which aims to demolish or renovate 1,000 of the city’s abandoned houses over the course of 1,000 days. Already, he said, the city is on its 975th house after only about 900 days of the project being in place.“It’s kind of unsexy, but it makes a huge difference,” he said.Among his administration’s other “unsexy” undertakings, he said, is the creation of a smart sewer system.  Buttigieg said South Bend is the first city in the world to put its sewer system on the Cloud.“The rest of the world is getting more productive thanks to technology — why shouldn’t cities?” he said.But even considering its recent growth, Buttigieg said South Bend still faces a number of challenges.“Our industrial past is a great thing in terms of having brought us here, but it also means that we’ve struggled for 50 years to adjust,” he said. “It’s taken my entire first term as mayor just to get people ready to believe in the city.”Still, Buttigieg said he has seen an improvement in the outlook of South Bend since he took office in 2012, in part evidenced by the city’s recent 150-year anniversary celebration.“Honestly, what has made the biggest difference is people believing in the city, and having a celebration of our city … cemented the awareness that our city is back,” he said. “I think it was the perfect hinge point for being in the middle of this decade, which I think will go down in history — if we keep pushing — as the most transformative decade our city has ever had.”Buttigieg said he thinks this decade is particularly historic for a number of reasons, including the city’s recent push towards acceptance of all members of society. Having recently come out publicly as gay in an essay published in the South Bend Tribune, Buttigieg said one of his greatest concerns as a politician is equality.“I really want to be judged in my job based on, ‘Are we filling the potholes, and are we generating jobs, and is the city coming back?’” he said. “I will absolutely be outspoken on LGBT issues and especially when fairness comes into play.”And for now, Buttigieg said, he is exclusively focusing on the mayoral election. He said he does not currently have aspirations to run for state or federal office.“Right now, I’m just thinking about the city,” he said. “I know it’s not a job I can do forever, but I’ll do it as long as it’s the place I can make the most impact. … This may be the last office I ever run for, and it might not.”Looking towards the future, Buttigieg said he thinks the involvement of students and young people is essential to the continued recovery of the city. He said the many joint projects between South Bend and Notre Dame “could put South Bend on the map as one of the great city-university collaborations in America.”“If you could pick one thing to put in the middle of your city, as a mayor — a waterfall, an NFL team — what you would pick would be a world class university, and we have that,” he said. “Which is exactly why South Bend is not going to die. South Bend is going to grow.”Tags: College Democrats, Pete Buttigieglast_img read more

Report Shows Afghanistan Plan is Working

first_imgBy Dialogo November 01, 2011 The Defense Department’s latest report to Congress on Afghanistan details steady progress and shows the plan there is working, a senior defense official speaking on background told reporters in Washington D.C. The Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan — commonly called “the 1230 report” for its citation in the law that requires it — is the latest congressionally mandated report card on Afghanistan to Congress. The reports, which have charted the state of security in Afghanistan, began in 2008. “We have been describing the situation on the ground as it is,” the official said. In June 2008, the report said the Taliban had regrouped. In January 2009, the report said conditions had deteriorated and continued to do so in June 2009. The April 2010 report said the decline in security had stopped and the November 2010 report said there were modest gains in security. “In this report, we’re saying there are important security gains [and] reversed violence trends in the country, except the area along the Pakistani border,” the official said. The bottom line is the plan President Barack Obama rolled out in December 2009 is working, the official added. “It was about reversing that deterioration, it was about reducing violence through a combination of military and civilian surge working together on the group in Afghanistan,” he said. “Where we’ve been least successful is in [Regional Command] East, where we put the fewest [surge] troops and where the safe havens in Pakistan are.” The Afghan security forces have been crucial to the progress, the official said, noting these forces are increasing in numbers and quality. Two years ago, few people enlisted in the Afghan army or police. Now, he added, the Afghan government turns away thousands who can’t meet the new higher standards required by the security forces. “Their performance is the key to our ability to continue the withdrawal … by the end of 2014,” he said. Afghan forces are in the lead in seven areas of the country covering 25 percent of the population, the official said. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he will announce the next areas to transition to Afghan responsibility Nov. 2 during a meeting in Istanbul. Afghanistan still has problems, the official said, noting the insurgents there are resilient. But, he added, the insurgents have been significantly weakened. The safe havens in Pakistan are a major stumbling block, the official said, but in all other areas of the country and by almost any measure, he added, conditions in Afghanistan have improved.last_img read more

Let Gernot Rohr go, Odegbami tells NFF

first_img “In 1968, for example, at the Mexico Olympic Games, a Nigerian, according to some people the best Nigerian player of all time, Teslim Thunder Balogun, coached the Green Eagles that played against the greatest football nation on earth at the time, Brazil, to a pulsating, well-earned 2-2 draw. That’s over half a Century ago! The surviving members of the 1973 All-Africa Games Green Eagles that won the Gold medal can testify that, the brain behind that victory was another great former ex-international player, Captain and then assistant coach of the team, Mr. Dan Anyiam, a very intelligent, eloquent, well-trained and educated coach. The exploits of Stephen Keshi of recent years as a coach are unmatched by any coach local or foreign in our entire history. Are these not Nigerians? “If we had continued in the trajectory of using the best trained Nigerians as our national coaches, inviting foreign coaches without pedigree to handle their national team in concession to their ‘superiority’ would not arise in 2020. Gernot Rohr has done his bit and collected his wages. Every month he was paid $50,000 Dollars? Who earns that kind of money for the amount of work he did in the years of his stay in Nigeria? It is ludicrous. What did he really do? Did he win any international trophies for Nigeria? Did he impact the Nigerian league and domestic players in any way? Did he train any Nigerian coaches to be able to take over from him? The longest time he stayed with the national team for any stretch was a maximum of four weeks, twice in the 4 years of his expiring contract – before and during the World Cup in 2018, and before AFCON in 2019. Every other time all he did was assemble players from Europe two days to a match, selected his lineup for the match and returned to his paid ‘vacation’. Which Nigerian coach worth any salt cannot do what he did for Nigeria? Is that what anyone should earn $50,000 Dollars a month for? Even the scouting for Nigerian-born players in Europe that constitute a large percentage of his team presently is done by a hardworking Nigerian man, Tunde Adelakun, we are told. Now with Covid-19 and its economic consequences, no one should even be thinking of expending unavailable foreign exchange for a job Nigerians can handle and that does not require rocket science, period. To suggest a wage-cut is even annoying. Was the size of his wage the reason for his failure? We are entering a new phase in the ongoing War of global Civilizations. No African should promote color or racial superiority in African football. No Nigerian dares do so at this point. read also:Odegbami: Nigeria May Never See Another Rashidi Yekini So, I choose to be foolish. I shall thank Gernot Rohr for all the good services he has rendered and release him. I shall get one of our own qualified sons, and sink or swim with him into that emerging new world order beyond Covid-19.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… The former Green Eagles and Shooting Stars Football Club striker stated in his column that Nigerians should not see Rohr as the best option for the national team job, saying the country is blessed with qualified coaches to perform the magic. “I shall disregard what the promoters of Gernot Rohr are saying that no Nigerian coach is qualified enough to handle the national football team of the country even after the German had failed in his years as the manager to deliver on the soft mandates given to him. To think this way is disrespectful and denigrating to all Black people. To imagine that the German is now willing to accept new conditions deliberately designed for him to reject, means there is more to the whole matter than meets the eye, or he knows the value of the Super Eagles’ job more than his Nigerian bosses do. Is it because he loves the country more than Nigerians? Who really loves the Nigerian? Covid-19 pandemic has become an eye-opener. “I choose to be foolish on the matter of Gernot Rohr. Let him go ‘jeje’ with his ‘superior’ knowledge of football and serve elsewhere. “We forget our history and the capacity of Nigerians to succeed. Nigeria’s football legend, Chief Olusegun Odegbami, has urged Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, not to renew the contract of Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr. Promoted Content6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksJason Statham Bought And Sold A Multi-Million Dollar House10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love WithBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A VeganCelebs Who Are Turning 50 This YearEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show Youlast_img read more

Wilder caught ‘pants down’ with Man City ace’s wife

first_imgRelatedPosts Gundogan tests positive for coronavirus Aguero could be out of action until November, Guardiola says David Silva recovers from COVID-19 Manchester City ace Riyad Mahrez is reportedly furious after heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder flirted with his ex-model wife Rita in a nightclub.Friends say the pair were “chatting intently” at Wilder’s VIP table in the trendy Manchester nightspot, popular among big-spending footballers and WAGS.“They were chatting intently, laughing and joking. You could see there was chemistry there and a real connection,” a source told The Sun. “But because of where it was, a lot of people noticed how well they seemed to be getting along.“It’s a club full of footballers and Wags, which even some of Riyad’s team-mates go to. Rita was actually on a night out with Riyad’s sisters who she really gets on with.“And they did not appear to be happy with what was going on. One even seemed to go and get Rita, to take her away from ­Deontay, who was of course trying to keep her with him.”Reports of the pair’s encounter at LIv’s nightclub quickly made their way back to the Algerian winger, who is a Muslim non-drinker who eschews the typical footballer lifestyle.Sources said he was “devastated” to hear how Wilder, the WBC champ and father-of-eight who is known for his freakish punching power, seemed to hit it off with Rita so quickly.According to the source, Wilder spotted Rita from across the club and had one of his entourage invite her over to the table to meet him.She knew who he was but wasn’t starstruck and soon the pair were enjoying an in depth conversation, in full view of Mahrez’s teammates and other revellers.  “Word soon got back to Riyad about what had happened. He knew about it by early the next morning. Riyad was shocked and a bit upset about it — and he couldn’t get his head around what was going on,” the source added.Rita – who married Mahrez, 28, in a secret but lavish ceremony in August 2015 – met the Wilder at the club in late August.The following day, Wilder, who scored a controversial draw against Manchester’s Tyson Fury in December, was spotted with Manchester United captain Paul Pogba.Mahrez became City’s record signer in July 2018 when they splashed £60 million on the Leicester City talisman, who helped the midlands club win their first PL title.He has two young children with Rita, after meeting her on London’s Oxford Street.Rita, from Kent, has 372,000 Instagram followers, including Wilder. She follows just 50 people on Instagram – including Wilder.Wilder, who is 6ft 7ins, is from Tuscaloon, Alabama, is engaged to US model Telli Swift – star of TV show WAGS Atlanta. She is the mother of one of his children.Undefeated Wilder has won 41 professional bouts and is set to rematch Fury next year. Tags: Deontay WilderMan CityManchester Citylast_img read more

Easterby rejects Edwards’ claims

first_imgSimon Easterby has rejected Wales coach Shaun Edwards’ claims that Ireland play “very dangerous” rugby by employing the choke tackle. Forwards coach Easterby refused to be drawn into a war of words with Wales assistant Edwards over Ireland’s frequent and telling use of a tackle designed to hold the opponent off the ground. Former rugby league star Edwards has branded the choke tackle “a blight on the game that encourages high tackling”, but Easterby denied Ireland take any risks on safety with their approach. Press Association The tactic has been hugely successful for Ireland, who put it to good use to beat Wales in Dublin en route to claiming the 2014 Six Nations title. Ireland host England in Dublin on Sunday, before taking on Wales in Cardiff on March 14. Edwards addressed the media regarding perceived and purposeful obstruction dummy lines run by England players ahead of Wales’ clash with Stuart Lancaster’s side at the start of the tournament. The former Wasps coach has weighed into another wider rugby issue, suggesting the choke tackle puts player safety to the test. Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton produced two pivotal turnovers from choke tackles on France’s express train centre Mathieu Bastareaud in his side’s 18-11 victory on February 14. The 29-year-old suffered a black eye and several eyebrow stitches from two clashes of heads with France’s bullish midfielder, but refused to stray from the tactic. While Easterby defended Joe Schmidt’s side’s right to continue to play within the game’s current laws, the former Ireland flanker was not about to let any rebuttal turn personal. The former British and Irish Lion instead turned his attention to the battle for Ireland’s loosehead prop berth, admitting a selection conundrum between Jack McGrath and Cian Healy. Fit-again Healy was released for Leinster action at the weekend after coming off the bench in Ireland’s victory over France. The British Lions front-rower is finally back up to speed after more than three months of hamstring trouble, and Easterby admitted he is ready to start if selected ahead of McGrath. “We’re lucky really that we’ve got Cian coming back to full fitness and up to speed on what we’re doing,” said Easterby. “He’s been out of the game for three months, he’s probably made a really quick recovery from that injury and he’s come back in unbelievable shape. “But we also have a player in Jack who has been phenomenal, and his numbers are high in everything that he does. “And we now have a great position in the loosehead that we do have two quality players in there we can call upon. “It’s a good position to be in, it’s not every position that we have that in. “Cian is definitely fit, yeah. “Listen it’s a nice position to be in, you’ve got Jack who has played a lot of rugby for us and done really well for a young man in a very attritional position.” Pressed on the issue and asked if Ireland play dangerous rugby, Easterby replied: “No.” The former Scarlets coach was however determined not to cloud the build-up to Sunday’s pivotal RBS 6 Nations clash with England by discussing the merits of the choke tackle at length. “He’s entitled to his opinion, but I don’t want to comment on that,” said Easterby of Edwards’ comments. “It’s a type of tackle that teams are using, just like a chop tackle is, just like an assist tackle, but I would prefer not to comment on what Shaun Edwards has said, because that’s outside of this environment and I don’t want to be commenting on that. “We’ve got to play within the law, and as long as we’re disciplined and play within the law, then that’s all we can ask of the players, and that’s what we’ll coach time and time again. “I really don’t have an opinion on what he said.” Ireland defence coach Les Kiss pioneered the choke tackle in 2011, to capitalise on a technicality of maul laws. The defending team attempts to hold the attacking player off the ground and hold the ball in the resulting maul – when play stagnates, the defending team win the put-in at the scrum and a turnover. last_img read more

NASA Drops Racially Charged Nicknames of Celestial Bodies

first_imgFor example, “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese Twins Galaxy” will no longer be used.“Nicknames are often more approachable and public-friendly than official names for cosmic objects, such as Barnard 33, whose nickname ‘the Horsehead Nebula’ invokes its appearance,” NASA said in a release last week. “But often seemingly innocuous nicknames can be harmful and detract from the science.”Additionally, NASA is examining its use of phrases for planets, galaxies and other cosmic objects “as part of its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.”As we work to identify & address systemic discrimination & inequality in all aspects of the scientific community, we are reexamining the use of unofficial terminology for cosmic objects which can be not only insensitive, but actively harmful. Read more: https://t.co/ZNicp5g0Wh pic.twitter.com/jDup6JOGBd— NASA (@NASA) August 5, 2020 NASA is apparently taking a cue from grocery store items, pro sports teams, and country music bands which have all removed racially insensitive names in recent weeks and months.The space agency just announced it is adding celestial bodies to the list that already includes Aunt Jemima, the Washington Football Team and hitmakers The Chicks and Lady A. The space agency goes on to say that it “will use only the official, International Astronomical Union designations in cases where nicknames are inappropriate.”Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington, DC, explains, “Science is for everyone, and every facet of our work needs to reflect that value.”Last June, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream said it was dropping the brand “Eskimo Pie” after a century. The word is commonly used in Alaska to refer to Inuit and Yupik people, according to the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska.“This name is considered derogatory in many other places because it was given by non-Inuit people and was said to mean ‘eater of raw meat,’” the company stated at the time.“Siamese twins” is considered to be an antiquated expression for conjoined twins, based on brothers from Siam (now Thailand) who were used as sideshow freaks in the 19th century.last_img read more

USC students embrace relocated Syrian refugees

first_imgWhen Lida Dianti turned on the news and saw Syrian children losing their homes, their families and their very lives, she wanted to help in a sustainable way. Her purpose became to give young Syrians something that could never be taken away from them: education.Dianti founded the USC chapter of Students Organize for Syria in Fall 2016. The organization tutors students in English as part of their Students Teach for Syria program and co-hosts donation drives with UCLA to support families in El Cajon, a city near San Diego. The Syrian Civil War is currently in its sixth year, and millions have been displaced from their homes. Three years ago, the United Nations called the Syrian Civil War “the biggest humanitarian crisis of our era.” Because of the prevalence of information about the war, Dianti is adamant that the purpose of her club is not to raise awareness. “People know,” she said. “It’s 2017; we all have iPhones. People are well aware of what’s going on. I’m done having dialogue. I’m done raising awareness. I want action.”Action is an understatement for Dianti’s role in the club. She spends all her free time on SOS, whether she’s picking up lunch ingredients for the kids, brainstorming ideas for new projects or driving down to El Cajon to help out — a trip she makes every weekend. The dozen or so families she works with in El Cajon know and expect her; they have her number, they know her name and they know her car.The focus of Dianti’s club is education as she believes it is crucial for refugee children to continue their studies. As a senior majoring in international relations, she had been closely following the conflict. Over a year ago, she began tutoring a Syrian student, someone she still considers a very close friend. After meeting her, Dianti had a personal stake in the war.“She changed my whole life,” Dianti said. Dianti wanted to start a tutoring program here on campus because of the high demand for English speaking tutors. In her experience, there are a variety of reasons Syrian children want English tutors. Primarily, students want to be prepared for placement exams so they can get into universities and make a life for themselves outside of their unstable country. Students also need English assistance to fill out applications for jobs, for asylum and for colleges. A third group simply wants to practice their speaking. “[When studying a foreign language], it’s very common that reading and writing is easy, but speaking, that can only come from experience and practice,” Dianti said. “The best way to do that is with a native speaker.”Sofia Deak, vice president of SOS, first got involved as a tutor. “I had been looking for a way to help out with the crisis going on in Syria and have a lasting impact on the people who were suffering there,” she said. Deak then helped expand SOS’ work to El Cajon and coordinated volunteers for their donation drives, and has had memorable interactions with refugees on each trip. Families invited her in for Arabic tea or coffee (which Dianti raves about), and one family even insisted Deak stay for dinner. Kids hugged and kissed her after receiving gifts, and one man cried of joy after the volunteers bought glasses for him after he was unable to fill his prescription.“He was grateful for something that we thought was small,” Deak said.Deak has been studying Arabic for two years, but knowledge of Arabic is by no means a requirement for tutors or volunteers, given the high demand. “My Arabic is so bad, but they just want to hang out with you,” Dianti said of her frequent trips to El Cajon. She visits nine to 15 families each week and has gotten to know each family well. On Jan. 6, she took a young boy to In-N-Out, and they were laughing and eating together despite the language barrier. She would try to speak Arabic, and he wouldn’t understand. The boy would speak English, and she would get confused, but they would both learn a little as they laughed a lot. “It’s genuinely fun,” she said. “It’s like hanging out with family. They need compassion. They need to be treated like human beings because that hasn’t happened to them in a very long time.”Dianti graduates this year, but she still has new plans for SOS in the works. Her latest is a program that allows USC students to improve their colloquial Arabic skills and allows refugees to earn some money. Students can study Arabic in school, but she feels that it’s focused on reading and writing formally, not conversing casually. Ideally, USC students could have Skype Arabic lessons from, for example, a Syrian mother with young children who can’t leave the house to work, and pay them $15 to $20 an hour. It’s essentially the inverse of the English tutoring program they have in place, but unlike the English program, there isn’t a huge demand for tutors. According to Dianti, the hardest part of working with refugees is making promises that are difficult to keep. She said the executive board has no shortage of passion and enthusiasm, but there is a shortage of volunteers, forcing the few dedicated members to overextend themselves and work long hours to ensure they don’t let the refugees down. And yet, they keep doing it, over and over.“It’s the best thing I’ve done with my life, honest to God,” she said. “They just want people to hang out with, they want to meet Americans, they want to practice English, they want to feel like they’re a part of the community.”last_img read more

Tipperary cyclist Sam Bennett extends contract.

first_imgThe 23 year old has had a highly impressive opening year with Team NetApp Endura picking up wins in the Clasica de Almeria, the German classic Rund um Köln, and a stage of the Tour of Bavaria.  He already had a contract for 2015 but has decided to remain with the squad until the end of 2017.The German based team has a new title sponsor in the form of Bora for next season – they have also announced the signing of New Zealander Shane Archibold for from Bennett’s former home An Post Chain Reaction.last_img read more

Ari Lewski – Digital Sports Tech – All hands on deck

first_img Related Articles Submit GVC absorbs retail shocks as business recalibrates for critical H2 trading August 13, 2020 Share SportCaller teams up with Coral for Racing Super Series launch August 12, 2020 StumbleUpon FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO August 12, 2020 Share In another of our end of year roundups we spoke to Ari Lewski, Executive Director at Digital Sports Tech. Ari Lewski, Digital Sports TechClearly not one to believe in patience being a virtue, Digital Sports Tech only launched in 2016 but has already entered Australia and the UK, whilst it has ambitious, and advanced, plans for global expansion in the new year. The company offers bookmakers new bet types based around player proposition, or ‘prop’, bets and is focused on personalised betting. SBC: You only launched earlier this year, how have the first six months been for Digital Sports Tech?Ari: Very busy and very exciting at the same time! We first launched with Madbookie in Australia and then Coral in the UK, so it has been all hands on deck. All of the feedback from both of those operators, including their players, has been excellent so far. Our momentum with signing new operators is building quickly. We have recently announced two new deals in Australia with Ladbrokes and TopSport, and have also started integrations with major Russian and LatAm operators which we will be announcing shortly. The first wave of sportsbook operators that have come on board all realise just how important it is to put the power back into users’ hands when it comes to the markets they bet on and Player Props is by far the most effective and engaging way of doing this.SBC: You’re live in Australia and the UK, what other markets are you looking at?Ari: Australia and the UK are large markets and are of major importance to us. Sport is phenomenally popular in both countries, and betting markets are established, mature, and ready for a product such as Player Props.We are also in very advanced discussions with a number of operators in LatAM, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Africa. The latter in particular is a very interesting market for us given their customer base is highly opinionated when it comes to betting, which ties in very nicely to our product offering.SBC: What innovations are you expecting to see in sports betting in 2017?Ari: I think there has been a real lack of innovation in sports betting in recent times. Sure, cash out has been a big positive for the industry, but that was introduced quite a few years ago and not much else has surfaced since then.The online betting industry is moving forward at such a rapid pace, with competition hotter than ever before, so operators and suppliers need to find something new that engages players – in particular the millennial generation coming through – by enhancing the experience. And we believe Player Props does just that.We also believe “player betting” is going to grow quite rapidly as a segment of the betting market, while personalisation will continue to be a major focus for operators as they try to better tailor their offering to specific customer’s interests.SBC: What are your plans for 2017? Are you planning any new product developments or bringing in new sports?Ari: The current product roadmap is extensive and we will be evolving and enhancing our product in a number of exciting ways in 2017.The big one that we always get asked about is our in-play offering, which we’re hoping to go live with in Q1 next year. We will also soon be adding a number of new bet types, many of which will be firsts for the sports betting industry, and we think the punters are going to love them as they will add a whole new dimension to how users get to bet on and engage with their favourite sports. Our sales pipeline is also very strong with a number of operators gearing up to launch Player Props over the coming weeks and months. So overall 2017 is shaping up to be a very busy year for us!last_img read more

Olympic Channel to embrace esports after Pyeongchang

first_imgThe Olympic Channel will be looking at using esports to engage young audiences after the Pyeongchang Olympics. A digital platform launched in 2016 with a $450 million (£320.8m) budget, The Olympic Channel has been tasked with keeping young people interested in sport.Yiannis Exarchos, The Olympic ChannelEsports was finally recognised as a sport by the International Olympic Committee in November last year, and this step is another positive sign for the industry’s future. Esports is on its way to become a billion dollar market, so it’s not too hard to see why traditional sports is opening its arms to it after years of skepticism.Yiannis Exarchos, Executive Director of The Olympic Channel explained: “As a youthful digital platform we cannot ignore the phenomenon of esports. With the channel after the Games we want to explore the area of esports more deeply.”“Esports is still a very male dominated area, 85 percent to 15 percent,” he continued. “Secondly a lot of the content is quite violent or has the violence narrative engrained to it. This is obviously very foreign to what the Olympics represent.”Exarchos doesn’t think those hurdles will get it esports’ way, though. “I don’t believe any of those three current limitations are not addressable. I believe it is a movement that has emerged out of nowhere without necessarily clear directions.”Esports Insider says: An official channel for the Olympics embracing esports is just another step in the right direction for competitive gaming. If it proves to be a success, it’d be hard to ignore esports as a viable inclusion to the Olympics in the future as has been much discussed. What form this would take of course, is very much up in the air.last_img read more

Brazil 2014: Joachim Loew Urges Players to Stay Focused

first_imgDespite winning 4-0 over Portugal in their first match, Germany coach Joachim Loew said the players have to be very careful and pay attention referring to what happened in the 2008 Euro and 2010 FIFA World Cup when they won the first match and lost the second. Germany play  play Ghana in a Group G.Germany coach Joachim Loew has urged his side to stay focused and avoid surprises when they face Ghana in Group G of the FIFA World Cup here Saturday.Despite winning 4-0 over Portugal in their first match, Loew said the players have to be very careful and pay attention referring to what happened in 2008 Euro and 2010 World Cup when they won the first match and lost the second.The 54-year-old also compared the situation to what happened to Italy, who won their first match against England 2-1 and then lost 0-1 to Costa Rica.Loew praised Ghana’s fit players, saying that they are strong and likely to strike. On the other hand, he said that defender Mats Hummels may not play as he is not 100 percent fit. Hummels suffered a bruise during Portugal’s match.Germany take on Ghana at the Estadio Castelao.Despite winning 4-0 over Portugal in their first match, Germany coach Joachim Loew said the players have to be very careful and pay attention referring to what happened in the 2008 Euro and 2010 FIFA World Cup when they won the first match and lost the second. Germany play  play Ghana in a Group G.last_img read more

Daisuke Matsuzaka sidelined again after pitching arm reportedly damaged by fan

first_imgInjuries kept Daisuke Matsuzaka from being a star in the major leagues. Now a journeyman in his native Japan, the right-hander is out of action again after a bizarre incident.The Associated Press reported this week that Matsuzaka, 38, was shut down by his current team, the Chunichi Dragons, after an “overzealous admirer” yanked his pitching arm while pursuing an autograph at a team event in Okinawa. The Dragons say Matsuzaka is dealing with shoulder pain and inflammation in the arm. Elbow injuries led to Tommy John surgery in mid-2011. Matsuzaka pitched in parts of three seasons in the majors (2012-14) after the procedure but could not get regular work until he became a swingman for the Mets in 2014.”Dice-K” did not pitch in 2015 or 2017 and threw just 21 innings total in 2016, counting a winter ball stint in Puerto Rico. He finally came back to make 11 starts (55 1/3 innings) for Chunichi last season, earning Comeback Player of the Year honors in the process.Now the comeback is on hold, and maybe over, depending on the severity of the injury. The fact Matsuzaka is still pitching may surprise observers who thought he was destined for a shortened career after being used heavily during his prep career in Japan.He was mostly healthy his first two MLB seasons after signing a six-year, $52 million free-agent contract with the Red Sox in the 2006 offseason. He made 32 starts in 2007 and 29 in 2008 for Boston. He would not make more than 25 starts in a season after that.MORE: Yankees’ Tanaka doesn’t want universal DH even after injurylast_img read more

Damir Džumhur Ensured Performance at Roland Garros

first_imgDamir Džumhur ensured the performance at Roland Garros after Spaniard Marcel Granollers handed the match to the best B&H tennis player today, in the second round of the ATP tournament.On several occasions during the match against Džumhur, Granollers complained about injury and did not manage to play until the end of the first set. He decided to give up the match in which Džumhur led with a result of 3:0.With this victory Damir secured performance at Roland Garros, which is to be held from May 24th until June 7th.In the next round of the ATP tournament in Morocco, Damir will play against Andreas Haider Mauer, who won against the Spanish tennis player Pablo Andujar today.(Source: klix.ba/ photo abc)last_img read more

Champions League last 16 fixtures

first_imgLyon (FRA) v Juventus (ITA)Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) v Leipzig (GER)Napoli (ITA) v Barcelona (ESP)— First legs to be played on February 18/19/25/26— Second legs scheduled for March 10/11/17/18 Nyon, Switzerland | AFP | Full draw for the Champions League last 16 made on Monday:Borussia Dortmund (GER) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)Real Madrid (ESP) v Manchester City (ENG)Atalanta (ITA) v Valencia (ESP)Atletico Madrid (ESP) v Liverpool (ENG)Chelsea (ENG) v Bayern Munich (GER) Share on: WhatsAppcenter_img PHOTO via @ChampionsLeaguelast_img read more

Ryan Jakiri first PH bet to compete in ONE Super Series

first_imgRyan Jakiri is set to become the first Filipino to compete in ONE Super Series when he clashes with China’s Han Zi Hao in a kickboxing bout in the undercard of ONE: Pursuit of Greatness on Friday at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Fielding respecting but not fearing Canelo in title match Jakiri, who hails from Zamboanga City, is a six-time Philippine national Muay Thai champion but the person standing in his way from making a good first impression in his promotional debut is no pushover.The 23-year-old Han has 58 wins across his name with 15 losses and Jakiri knows he can’t afford not to be in top form.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 Chriss“The ONE Super Series locker room has the best of the best in both Muay Thai and kickboxing. It’s a chance for me to raise my stock as a competitor in this sport,” said Jakiri.“I do not think Han Zi Hao offers anything I have not seen. I need to be ready for his fast hands, but otherwise, I do not think he is superior to me in any aspect,” he said. “I think he and I are stylistically similar, so I am looking to prevail over him with the improvement I have been making in my game.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title LATEST STORIES Han split his last two fights, bowing to Cyprus’ Panicos Yusuf on points in July before beating Greek striker Stergos Mikkios via unanimous decision last month.Jakiri said he’s ready for anyone in his goal to be the No. 1 fighter in his class.“I will fight anyone as long as it will lead me to the top of my weight class. I am dedicated on making the most of any opportunity that ONE Championship grants me,” he said.“My goal is to win my bout in ONE Super Series on Friday. I am here for a reason and a purpose. While it’s a great feeling to represent the Philippines on the international stage, it’s also a big opportunity for me to reach for the stars and turn my dreams into reality.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ 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 Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumlast_img read more

Disturbing trend of robberies in central Georgetown

first_imgDear Editor,There is a very disturbing trend of robberies in central Georgetown, particularly in the evenings by what appears to be a well-organised gang of young men.On the evening of Thursday, November 16, 2018, persons were robbed in the vicinity of the Route 44 bus park, as well as the Stabroek area close to Demico. The known incidents took place just after 20:00h. This follows the observation of similar incidents by some persons who resorted to sharing their horrifying experiences on social media.The method employed, involves a snatcher, who snatches the victim’s possessions, then runs away, followed by a group of 5-10 young men. The snatcher’s followers would pretend to be public spirited citizens running to catch him, shouting “catch him”. The gang would subsequently regroup after the snatcher would have covered a safe distance. This gang, which is said to be known, continues to operate with unfettered boldness. They seem to prefer the most populated bus parks, such as routes 40, 44, 45 and 48; their targets being mainly unsuspecting passengers with earpieces/ headsets on, persons with bags, and the feeble. Even when there is police presence around Stabroek Square, the gang’s numbers alone seem to be a discouragement for the one or two unarmed police traffic ranks to intervene.The gang operates at all hours, but prevails at night because of inadequate lighting around the areas close to bus parks, making it particularly challenging for victims or even some witnesses to provide reports with clarity of their identity to police.Stabroek Market is iconic, and an insignia of Guyana’s capital city – Georgetown. It has been advertised internationally in tourist documentaries, magazines and other media. The area surrounding it is a hub, where workers, merchants, students, visitors and others transit by their hundreds on a daily basis.How then does this area continue to be the most unsafe place for persons to traverse? Even more ironic, is its proximity to the Ministry of Public Security and the main precinct, Brickdam Police Station.I wish to make it categorically clear that this issue is not being highlighted with any political motive whatsoever. Rather, it seeks to obtain relief and safety for the well-being of all citizens, as well as prevent further distortion to the image of this country.The relevant authorities are therefore urged to properly illuminate and purge the areas mentioned of all unwelcome and criminal elements. They are further encouraged to maintain active police patrols and presence on a 24-hour basis. Such moves will not only deter criminal elements, but increase safety and rebuild public trust towards our security sector.Sincerely,Orette Cuttinglast_img read more

Tournament of Hope numbers

first_imgThe numbers are in from the 3rd annual Tournament of Hope that hit the Taylor ball diamonds over the weekend. The event included a steak supper, a silent auction, and 16 teams playing a whole lot of ball.In the end, nearly $9,300 was raised – all of which will go to the family of Jonathan Fell, who recently died of cancer at the age of four. Organizers say most of the winning teams also gave their prize money to the family, so kudos to everyone involved in the Tournament of Hope.- Advertisement –last_img read more

February sees extremely high building numbers

first_imgWhile not quite as dramatic, there is also an eye-popping difference in the year-over-year city revenue numbers.So far this year, the building permits have generated $506,620 for city hall.That is nearly 16 times more than the $31,792 generated in the first two months of 2010.It is also more than double the full 12-month total last year, which was $231,437.Advertisement Last month’s issuance of the final building permit for the new hospital has dramatically skewed comparisons of building numbers in Fort St. John.February’s total value of construction is $271,146,000.- Advertisement -That’s nearly 33 times the total for the same month last year, which was just over $8 million.However, all but $546,000 of last month’s total was for the new hospital permit, which was worth $270,600,000.That’s nearly 12 times more than the last big local commercial permit issued for the Enerplex, for just over $23 million dollars, in March of 2008.In addition, the 2011 two-month total value of construction in the city is nearly six times last year’s 12-month total, which was $46,455,000.Advertisementlast_img read more

England striker launches scathing attack on West Ham owner over ‘outrageous slur’ about injury record

first_img1 Charlie Austin and David Sullivan Charlie Austin has hit back at an ‘outrageous slur’ from West Ham owner David Sullivan after he said signing the player would be a big risk for the club.The 26-year-old QPR striker has been linked with a host of Barclays Premier League clubs over the summer after scoring 18 goals as the Hoops dropped out of the top flight last season.West Ham are one of several sides who have reportedly looked to make a move for Austin, who was called up by England manager Roy Hodgson for the final two internationals of the season, but QPR have not budged from their £15million valuation.But, when asked on the Knees Up Mother Brown podcast if Austin was a target, Sullivan was bullish about the former Burnley striker’s injury record.“They say he has no ligaments in his knee, who knows?” Sullivan said.“To sign a £15m player is a big risk. He could go on for years, but knowing our luck his knee will go in his first game and that’s the end of it.“If we had £100m to spend we may say ‘we’ll spend £15m and gamble one-sixth of our budget’. But it’s not one-sixth of our budget, it’d smash our budget to bits.“And he didn’t keep Queens Park Rangers up. If he’d kept them up single-handedly you might say it was different – and a few of those goals were penalties.”Austin released a personal statement on Twitter in reply to the Sullivan comments, defending his fitness and his professionalism.“I feel I have no option but to address the inaccurate, misleading and uninformed innuendo about my physical condition that has been raised today by an individual who is not privy to my personal health history,” his statement read.“It is one of a number of inaccurate reports about my so-called injury problems which have been made over the summer.“For the record, there is nothing wrong with my ‘ligaments’, as has been suggested. My strength and performance in pre-season has been excellent and with two goals in my last two games I don’t think there is any doubt that my match sharpness is as good as ever.“I scored 18 goals in the Premier League last season, which would not be possible were I feeling discomfort or pain.“Like many professional footballers, I have the legacy of injuries picked up over my career but the effect on my day-to-day training and on matchday is non-existent.“For a senior figure at a Premier League club to insinuate that I could break down at any moment is an outrageous slur on my professionalism and the work that has gone into making me the footballer than I am today. I am fit, strong and looking forward to Saturday’s home game against Rotherham.”The Hammers are keen to add a forward to their squad with Andy Carroll, Enner Valencia and Mauro Zarate all nursing injuries – with boss Slaven Bilic admitting it is a striker he is most likely to bring in before the close of the window.It is understood West Ham had a list of up to 12 forwards who they were looking to bring in, but it appears Austin is not one of them as QPR look to hang on to their main asset in their battle to secure an immediate return to the Premier League.last_img read more

Where’s that Thousand Oaks Vineyard, anyway?

first_img When it initially went on sale last fall, there were three types of Thousand Oaks wine – cabernet, merlot and chardonnay, Gelula said. The producers have since added pinot grigio and white zinfandel. Although Ventura County is considered a good place to grow crops like strawberries, lemons and avocados, its coastal farmland has never been considered wine country, with just a few small vineyards, mostly near Ojai. “When Thousand Oaks was an agricultural area it was basically wheat, barley, cattle and sheep,” said Earl McPhail, Ventura County’s agricultural commissioner. “I very seriously doubt it would ever become a wine-growing region.” On the other hand, several vineyards have developed over the last few decades in the Santa Monica Mountains between Thousand Oaks and Malibu, including the popular Rosenthal Malibu Estate wines from vineyards in the Newton Canyon area above the coastal city. Rosenthal wines are produced in Los Angeles County and offered in some of the areas most exclusive restaurants. Simi Valley residents might have noticed another wine, which has been around since 1876, after Giuseppe and Pietro Simi came from Italy to California. But the Simi Winery is not in Ventura County either. It’s in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, where the Simi brothers eventually settled. Jagath Lakp, manager of a Thousand Oaks 7-Eleven, said he started selling Thousand Oaks Vineyard in December, and sales have tripled as buyers become more familiar with it. “At the beginning they’d say, ‘Oh, Thousand Oaks, what’s this?’ but when they try it they really like it,” said Barbara Cooper, who works in the store. “There are a couple of customers who buy one a day. They say it’s very good wine and it’s inexpensive.” Eric Leach, (805) 583-7602 [email protected] 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 MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event “These are beautiful wines, and sales nationwide are great,” he said. “People are beginning to associate this wine with the 7-Eleven stores.” Oak trees bring to mind the landscape of California, and the Thousand Oaks name was not meant to suggest the wine came from the city of Thousand Oaks, Gelula said. “It was a name that appeals to everyone and connotes the rich tradition of California wines,” he said. As far as the wine attracting particular attention in the city of Thousand Oaks, “It was just sort of a happy coincidence,” he said. “We’re very pleased people in Thousand Oaks are buying it and we’d like to think that they are buying it because it is so good.” THOUSAND OAKS – This eastern Ventura County city is known for its rolling, oak-tree-dotted hills, safe neighborhoods and upscale lifestyle. Now it’s getting name recognition from a $7 bottle of wine sold at 7-Eleven. The Thousand Oaks Vineyard brand has become a big hit at the convenience store, the only place it’s sold. But while it says “Thousand Oaks Vineyard” on the bottle, it’s actually grown in other parts of California and bottled in Sonoma County. Tens of thousands of cases have been sold since last fall in about 3,300 7-Eleven stores in 20 states, said Jonathan Gelula, president of KDM Global Partners, which supplies the wine to the convenience store chain. last_img read more

Tottenham predicted line-up to face Fulham

first_img 4 4 Can Kane score in August? How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Most Popular Premier League News 4 possible standings Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion whoops Tottenham encounter Fulham in their first home match of the 2018/19 season.The game will be played at Wembley Stadium, as Spurs’ new home is not yet ready to host the side and won’t be for some time. gameday cracker Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? revealed predicted Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? latest How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings 4 smart causal Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 SORRY Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Mauricio Pochettino’s men won their opener at Newcastle 2-1 last week, despite an unconvincing performance.Meanwhile, Fulham were beaten 2-0 at home by Crystal Palace, and will be looking to bounce back at the country’s national stadium. Sissoko is yet to win over the North London supporters Here’s talkSPORT’s predicted line-up: Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT silverware changes The match, which is a 3pm kick off on Saturday, could see a change in the Tottenham midfield as fan frustrations with Moussa Sissoko were fully justified against the Magpies.It is expected Mousa Dembele will now return to Spurs’ starting XI after his late return from the World Cup prevented him from doing so last week. Erik Lamela and Harry Winks are also back in contention, according to Mauricio Pochettino. Some have speculated that Mauricio Pochettino may return to a back three against Fulham, bringing in Toby Alderweireld to start while also swapping Ben Davies and Serge Aurier for Danny Rose and Kieran Trippier.However, it seems unlikely that the Argentinian will change the side’s shape so drastically so soon.It must be said that if Trippier is fit enough, he could take Aurier’s position regardless. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won It is unclear how Mauricio Pochettino will set up his defence against Fulhamlast_img read more

Judge opts against custodial sentence for sexual assault accused

first_imgA District Court Judge said he was not imposing a custodial sentence on a Donegal man charged with sexual assault as it would not ‘benefit the victim or society in general’.The man, who cannot be named, pleaded guilty to the charge arising out of an incident that happened in March 2015. Both parties in the case were minors at the time of the offence when the victim was 9 and the defendant 16.In a victim impact statement, the victim’s mother said her son was ‘reluctant to speak, broken down and nervous leaving the house, especially leaving family’.She said in the written statement: “He has prescribed medication to overcome the problems. He has nightmares and is embarrassed getting dressed or changed in front of people. We are extremely protective and are worried when he is not with us.“The medication has placed an additional financial strain. The whole experience has had a negative impact on the family as a whole.”The victim, now 12, and his family were not present in court.Letterkenny District Court heard that the accused, who is now 18 and who was accompanied in court by his parents, had to leave education and has been unable to resume since.“In a way, he has been living a sentence as well,” his Barrister said.,“No mater what way he turns, the door appears shut.”The defendant’s father said that his family apologised for what had happened.“We understand the gravity of what happened,” he said. “It has been a nightmare for us, socially, mentally and physically. We wish it had never happened.“24/7 supervision is very difficult, but that’s the only option available. I don’t think anyone can expect a father and mother to supervise a child 24/7.“He understands the gravity of the situation too. It has taken a while to grasp it. He does realise that the actions and what happened were totally wrong.”Inspector Goretti Sheridan said there should be nothing to percale the defendant from being named, but Judge Kelly noted that Judge Mitchell placed a reporting restriction on the case.Judge Paul Kelly said the conviction would ‘form part of life’ for the defendant going forward and that allegations of a ‘serious sexual nature’ would have ‘all sorts of connotation’.Judge Kelly noted progress in his engagement with the probation service, but had serious concerns around his ‘intellectual situation’. He praised the efforts of the defendant’s parents, whom he said had been ‘greatly distressed’ but who had supported him ‘to an extraordinary high level’.Passing sentence, Judge Kelly said he had to mark ‘the seriousness and impact on the victim’.He directed that the accused enter a bond to keep the peace for two years in his own bond of €500. The bond was subject to conditions: that the continue attending for treatment; that he attend a psychotherapist weekly; that he attend any education, training job or training programme that is acceptable; that he have no unsupervised contact through social media or phone with persons under 18 or vulnerable adults; and that he be placed on the sex offenders register for five years from May 2017.Judge opts against custodial sentence for sexual assault accused was last modified: February 3rd, 2018 by Staff WriterShare 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:Judge Paul KellyletterkennyLetterkenny District Courtlast_img read more

New additions to menu of A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2019 – Launch Special

first_imgSome brand new extras have been announced for A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2019, which will take over the Donegal Town Pier in just one month’s time.Taking place on 23rd-25th August, the 11th annual celebration of great food and drink is set to be the “best yet”, according to Chairman Ernan McGettigan.The official festival launch on Wednesday in the Abbey Hotel was the perfect place for the committee to reveal the newest elements of the family-friendly event. A Taste of Donegal Food Festival Committee members at the Official Launch in The Abbey Hotel: L-R: Ian McClay, Maeve Carbin, Ernan McGettigan, Mary McGettigan, Sian Breslin, Loretta Maulerhofer and Bernie MulhernA special award will be launched in memory of a great friend of the festival, Chef Gerard Molloy.Mr Molloy, who was an esteemed Passion to Inspire judge, sadly passed away in January of this year. In honour of his lasting contribution to the festival, Mr Molloy’s family have sponsored a trophy to celebrate a newcomer chef or restaurant at A Taste of Donegal.“We were sad to lose one of our judges, Gerard Molloy from New York. He will be sadly missed by all of us. He was very highly regarded in New York by the American Culinary Association,” said Ernan McGettigan as he announced the new contest. Festival Organiser Mary McGettigan with Donegal Town Mayor Pauric Kennedy at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelMr McGettigan also welcomed plans for a brand new kids’ marquee in the festival village next month. The idea, which was four years in the making, will bring children together to learn about food biodiversity, food management, waste management.With part-funding from Donegal County Council and Tidy Towns, the 9x6m space will incorporate a bespoke kitchen from Cherrymore Kitchens for budding young chefs to work with the experts and chefs of the festival.Committee members and special guests at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelA Taste of Donegal attendees can look forward to another packed programme of tastings, demonstrations, local and celebrity chef appearances, expert masterclasses and much more in August 2019. Over 120 exhibitors are already lined-up to join the major event.“This is the 11th year of the festival and we are getting stronger and stronger. This year is going to be no different,” Mr McGettigan said.Over 150 guests attended the launch of the festival last night, where they were treated to a sparkling reception, An Dúlamán Gin, a delicious dinner and a surprise performance by the Donegal Contemporary Choir.Tom Conneely (Failte Ireland), Emma Coulter (Abbey Hotel) and Danny O’Donnell (General Manager Abbey Hotel) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelDonegal Contemporary Choir at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelThe committee were also delighted to announce that Donegal Town has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Restaurant Association of Ireland’s Foodie Destination 2019 awards. The committee called on all supporters of the festival and Donegal Town’s food scene to vote for them in the much-coveted awards at www.foodiedestinations.ie.The Food Coast Donegal’s Good Food Initiative is also nominated for the award. Mr McGettigan commented that the two nominations are a great advantage for the county.“It creates an opportunity for all of us in Donegal to focus on what we know is the best thing in Ireland – our food and our hospitality,” he said.Ernan McGettigan (A Taste of Donegal Food Festival Committee) and Zach Gallagher (Irish Food Guide) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelA Taste of Donegal 2019 was officially launched by Donegal Chef Zack Gallagher from the Irish Food Guide. Mr Gallagher said: “The overall quality of any product in the food and hospitality industry is only as good as the ingredients used to create it.“In this room tonight, we have some incredibly passionate people who are making, selling and promoting superb food tourism products and events like A Taste of Donegal.”Mr Gallagher led a tribute to organisers Mary and Ernan McGettigan and the committee for their many years of dedication to the event.“A Taste of Donegal, situated in that beautiful tented village on the pier has, since it started 11 years ago, demonstrated the potential tourism that can be created by a well-organised food event,” Mr Gallagher said.Cllr Michael Naughton, Rosie O’Gara (Abbott), Cllr Tom Conaghan, Sinead McGowan (Lough Eske Castle) and Fionnuala McBride (AIB Donegal Town) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelCllr Niamh Kennedy, Leas Cathaoirleach said that A Taste of Donegal Food Festival has become an important part of the annual calendar of events in Donegal:“Donegal County Council is delighted to be associated with A Taste of Donegal Food Festival, that attracts large numbers of tourists to the area and generates an important economic spin off for the town and its businesses,” Cllr Kennedy said.Mayor of Donegal Town Pauric Kennedy commended the committee for driving the festival forward to make it world famous coming into its eleventh year.“It’s a great occasion and a great way of bringing the community together,” he said.“It’s great to see so many exhibitors taking part and enjoying Donegal and seeing what we have available up here. It really adds to the tourism and is one of the key dates in the calendar year for Donegal.”Make sure to add the dates of 23rd-25th August to your calendar for A Taste of Donegal 2019!Browse the 2019 Festival Programme at: https://www.atasteofdonegal.com/2019-programme/Check out more photos from the launch event below.Rana and Susan Miah from Chandpur Donegal Town and Anne Boyle from the Abbey Hotelat the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelShowcasing An Dulaman Donegal Gin are Barbara Edwards, Shane Mahey, Maria Murphy and Willie Cremen at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelSean Duffy, Patrice Duffy and Ciaran O Hannrachain of LYIT School of Tourism Killybegs at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelAndy Kilfeather (Wines Direct), Irene Sweeney (Castle Grove Country House), Owne Murphy (Wines Direct), Sue Glackin (Donegal Food Tours), Karoline Sweeney (Castle Grove Country House) and Iga Lawne (Donegal Tourism) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelElaine McInaw (Abbey Hotel and Central Hotel Sales & Marketing Manager), Sue Glackin (Donegal Food Tours) and Rachel McLaughlin (Donegal Daily) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelMaeve and Shay Carbin with Jimmy and Sinead Hervert at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelFionuala McBride (AIB Donegal Town) and Rosie O’Gara (Abbott) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelPaul and Phyl O’Sullivan, Elaine Steel and Pauline Connolly at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelIsabella Rowatt (Bellaville Farm) and Aude Rome at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelBreige Campbell (Outside Catering Donegal), Owen Murphy (Wines Direct IRL) and Peter Campbell (Outside Catering) at the Official Launch of A Taste of Donegal 2019 in The Abbey HotelNew additions to menu of A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2019 – Launch Special was last modified: July 25th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:a taste of donegal food festival 2019abbey hotel donegal towndonegal foodfoodie destinationslaunchSocialWhat’s on?last_img read more

Opting Out of Google Analytics Tracking is Now Easy

first_imgA Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#Google#news#NYT#web frederic lardinois Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…center_img Google Analytics has quickly become a very popular Web analytics tool for publishers who want to learn more about their visitors. Not every user, however, is comfortable with the idea of giving even more data to Google and these publishers. Today, Google released the beta version of a browser plugin that allows users to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking. The plugin is available for Internet Explorer (versions 7 and 8), Google Chrome (4 and higher), and Mozilla Firefox (3.5 and higher).Installing the tool is as easy as heading over to the site and installing the browser plugin. After this, your visits to sites that use Google Analytics will not be registered by Google Analytics and website owners won’t see your visit in their stats. Even though your visit won’t appear in Google Analytics, it is worth noting that the Web server’s logs will still show that you visited the site.Google now also gives publishers the ability to provide their visitors with an extra level of privacy. Publishers can now choose to anonymize IP addresses sent to Google, so that a user’s exact geographic location (which the IP address often reveals), will remain hidden.Do You Care Enough to Opt Out?Google promised to release this tool about two months ago. For publishers, this is obviously not an ideal situation, as they rely on accurate statistics to manage their sites and tweak their marketing efforts. But it remains to be seen how many users will actually install this plugin. According to Google spokesman Brian Richardson, who spoke to the Los Angeles Times earlier today, only one in 15 visitors to Google’s Ads Preferences Manager actually decides to opt out of the personalized advertising program. Google Opt Out Feature Lets Users Protect Privacy By Moving To Remote Village Related Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

Google Says Developer Tools Will Solve Fragmentation Issues

first_imgStarting with Android 3.0, developers can break the Activities of their applications into subcomponents called Fragments, then combine them in a variety of ways to create a richer, more interactive experience. For example, an application can use a set of Fragments to create a true multipane UI, with the user being able to interact with each pane independently. Fragments can be added, removed, replaced, and animated inside an Activity dynamically, and they are modular and reusable across multiple Activities. Because they are modular, Fragments also offer an efficient way for developers to write applications that can run properly on both larger screen as well as smaller screen devices.According to Barra, it is these application fragments that will allow developers and designers to create apps on Honeycomb that will work for both smartphones and tablets.“Fragments are a design construct that’s thought through with the fundamental requirement of screen size independence. We’re thinking about designing apps that work for any screen size,” said Barra.Barra also pointed out that perhaps not all apps are meant for all devices and platforms – a point we could certainly agree with.“If [developers] write something for the tablet and they optimize it to run on the tablet, they want it to run on the tablet,” said Barra. “Some of these games that you’ve seen are built for a large screen.”In the end, said Barra, Google isn’t facing any more issues with fragmentation in the Android ecosystem any more than other rapidly developing and iterating technologies.“There are no compatibility issues that you could point to today,” said Barra. “You could argue about hardware legacy, which is something that any ecosystem that deals with rapidly evolving technology has to understand, but there are no compatibility issues as far as applications are concerned.” Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… When we took a leap last night and made some predictions about what Google might announce today, one was that Big G would officially announce the forking of Android into two separate operating systems, one for smartphones and one for tablets. “A Honeycomb (read: tablet) UI just might not make sense for smartphones,” we wrote, “and vice-versa.”Today, we got a chance to ask Google product management director Hugo Barra, who told us that some of the developer features shown today were created to address precisely these concerns.“Honeycomb is a tablet-optimized operating system. As you saw in the demos today, compatibility just isn’t an issue,” explained Barra. “Apps that are built for phones work seamlessly on tablets. We’re giving developers additional tools to make it optimized optimized for tablets as well as tools to design an app that works on both.”During today’s presentation, Barra demonstrated one of these tools, which he called “application fragments.” Using Gmail as an example, Barra showed how the screen was split into to sections, and how these sections could be reused to interact with different content. Google offers a description of the functionality on its developer site: 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market mike melanson Related Posts Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#Google#NYT#web A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…last_img read more

Apple Earnings Today: Blow-Out Or Blown Out?

first_imgRelated Posts Apple reports its earnings today after the end of the trading day, and it’s kind of a big deal. The stock has been in a swoon for months. Analysts and investors fear that the magic has gone out, that the iPhone isn’t selling as well as it used to. If Apple comes out with a huge quarter and blows away Wall Street expectations, investors will go nuts and the stock will soar. If it doesn’t, this means more than just a bad quarter — it means that Apple is in very deep trouble, that the company has peaked and now is in decline.So that’s why everyone is on the edge of their seats. The hottest company in the world, the company with the biggest market value of any company in any industry, ever, is at a crossroads.Meanwhile, Google, which is probably Apple’s biggest rival, last night turned in better-than-expected results. The NumbersIn case you’re keeping score at home, here are the numbers. Apple has guided analysts to expect $52 billion in revenues, net income of $11 billion, and earnings per share of $11.75.Wall Street, aware that Apple always sandbags its numbers so that it can engineer a blow-out, is expecting higher numbers: $54.7 billion in revenues and $13.41 in earnings.The stock got rocked recently when the Wall Street Journal reported Apple had been cutting orders for components. Those reports were immediately called into question by pro-Apple fanbloggers who suspected it was all just a ruse by stock manipulators who wanted to drive down the price and scoop up shares cheap before the big earnings announcement sends the stock soaring again.Then came news that most of Verizon’s sales last quarter were iPhones – but this news was tempered by news that a lot of the iPhones sold were not the high-margin iPhone 5 but rather the less expensive models.No ConsensusBasically, nobody knows what to think. Zacks Equity Research says Apple is “likely to beat” expectations. Bloomberg says Apple may deliver its first earnings drop in a decade. Bloomberg also says it’s all about iPhone 5. The Motley Fool says “nobody wants the iPad anymore.” Investor Doug Kass is shorting Apple shares and predicting doom. TheStreet.com calls this “the mother of all earnings reports.” SeekingAlpha says the Street is getting more confident and that the “whisper number” (what analysts secretly are expecting) has been trending up. John Paczkowski of AllThingsD says “Apple needs an old-school beat” to reassure investors. Make some popcorn and stay tuned. If you’re an Apple watcher, today is a very big day.Image courtesy of Reuters. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tags:#Apple dan lyonscenter_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostinglast_img read more

The New Canon C200

first_imgMechanical ND FiltersOne feature I never enjoyed on the C100 line was the manual ND filter tray. The previous knob always felt a little flimsy and wasn’t the smoothest way to switch between ND filters. However, Canon has improved this with the Canon C200. Now, it features  the same mechanical ND filter as its big brother the C300. To me, this takes the camera up a notch in terms of professionalism. The NDs feature ten stops of density, allowing it to shoot in the harshest conditions while still utilizing a shallow depth of fieldImproved Screen and EVFThe Canon C200’s new monitor features a new touchscreen option to access the camera’s advanced auto focus features. You can now touch the screen and select the subject you want the camera to focus on. If you had a chance to use the Canon C300 Mark II, you know how powerful these focusing tools can be.Canon has also announced the EVF-V70, an EVF option about which we know little at the moment.Updated BatteriesCanon has  updated the batteries of the C200 to the same line of batteries as the C300 Mark II. I would assume this is to support the 4K recording and RAW capabilities. This means that all current C100 owners will have to upgrade all their batteries to the new line.Form FactorCanon has increased the footprint size of the C200 to fit almost right in between the C300 Mark II and the C100 Mark II.  The camera stripped down is slightly heavier than its predecessor. The camera comes in at 1.4kg while the C100 Mark II sits at 1.1 kg.Key FeaturesInternal 4K (up to 4096×2160) recording with Cinema RAW Light or MP4 formatContinuous 120fps (maximum) high frame rate with no crop at full HD15 stops dynamic range (with Cinema RAW Light)Dual Pixel CMOS AF with touch control and manual assist functionsDual DIGIC DV6 image processorNew touch screen monitorOptional EVF10 stops of ND densityAvailable July 2017$7,499 fully equipped ($5,999 body only)The Canon C200 is poised to become the perfect companion to its big brother, the Canon C300 Mark II. However, as a C300 Mark II owner, for me, this camera has many features that I wish my C300 Mark II had. It will be interesting to see how this camera starts to fit into the Canon Cinema line and what future improvements we will see.What are your thoughts about the C200? Let us know in the comments below. Specs for the new Canon C200 are out, and they’re impressive!Canon has just released information about its newest addition the their cinema line, the C200. This camera offers some exciting new features and is the first time Canon will offer a 4K RAW internal recording capability. This is a huge level-up in specs for the camera manufacturer.4K and RAW CapabilitiesOne of the most surprising features about this camera is its RAW recording capabilities. Canon calls this recording format “Cinema RAW Light.” It utilizes a smaller file size than traditional RAW recording, allowing you to record onto CFast 2.0 cards. These RAW recording capabilities will record fifteen minutes of footage onto a 128GB Cast 2.0 card. This RAW recording option features a 12-bit color space at 24p/25p and also offers a simultaneous proxy recording, while offering an impressive fifteen stops of dynamic range.Finally, Canon has introduced a 4K recording capability to their entry-level cinema camera. The C200 boasts 4K recording at 150 mb per second. This provides a higher 4K data recording format than its main competitor, the Sony FS5. Another exciting feature is that this camera features 120fps high-speed recording at 1080p, allowing you to capture that super smooth slow motion.last_img read more

Lyceum completes first round sweep with Mapua rout

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Schooling slams critics after SEA Games golden double SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLyceum asserted its dominance in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament with a 97-74 decimation of Mapua to complete the first round sweep Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.CJ Perez anchored the Pirates with 18 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals in their ninth straight win to remain unbeaten after the first round.ADVERTISEMENT UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:12San Beda, Lyceum early favorites ahead of NCAA Season 9300:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Wilson Baltazar also notched 12 markers built on two triples.Coach Topex Robinson said that as gratifying as the 9-0 run was, the battle is only halfway done as it braces for the tougher duels in the second round.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“As much as it’s ok, we still have nine more games to play and we have lots of things that we should work on, especially on our turnovers because it is still a problem for us,” he said.With Perez leading the charge, the Pirates jumped to a commanding 22-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back, extending the lead to its biggest at 32, 78-46, with 1:49 left in the third period. LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s weddingcenter_img Read Next That early pullaway allowed Lyceum to distribute minutes among its third stringers, with Jeffrey Santos and Spencer Pretta pouring nine points each in the victory.“We’ll take this win,” said Robinson after the Pirates finally played the Cardinals in a game which has been postponed twice due to inclement weather.“It’s nice to come off a long break with a win. We made the most of the time that has been given to us. It’s a time for us to work on some things, time for the players to reflect on the first few games that we played. We know we still have a lot of room for improvement if we want to be one of the elite teams in the NCAA.”Christian Buñag topped Mapua (1-7) with 17 points and 14 rebounds, while JB Raflores had 16 markers and eight boards in the defeat.To add to the Cardinals’ woes Kim Magboo hurt his knee late in the first quarter leaving Atoy Co with only eight players at his disposal in the tiff against the top seed.ADVERTISEMENT The Scores:LYCEUM 97 – Perez 18, Baltazar 12, Santos 9, Pretta 9, Tansingco 8, Jv. Marcelino 8, Nzeusseu 6, Jc. Marcelino 6, Ayaay 5, Marata 4, Liwag 4, Ibañez 3, Caduyac 2, Sinco 2, Serrano 1.MAPUA 74 – Buñag 17, Raflores 16, Nieles 13, Gabo 10, Aguirre 8, Victoria 4, Orquina 4, Magboo 2, Jimenez 0.Quarters: 22-8, 52-34, 80-51, 97-74. LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

Godfrey Okumu: PVL, PSL titles give UP boost ahead of UAAP Season 81

first_imgFILE – UP Lady Maroons celebrate their latest title. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—University of the Philippines achieved a championship double during the offseason and head coach Godfrey Okumu said his team’s title haul before 2018 ended was a big boost for them in the coming UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament.The Lady Maroons were the champions in both the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference and the Philippine Super Liga Collegiate Grand Slam, their first major titles in recent history.ADVERTISEMENT The Lady Maroons, although, took the sweep in PVL, had to battle FEU for 10 sets while the Golden Tigresses whom they faced didn’t have Cherry Rondina with UST’s captain opting to focus on Petron’s campaign in the All-Filipino Conference.“The UAAP is the real one where everybody gets tested,” said Okumu, whose Lady Maroons finished with a 6-8 record tying Adamson University for the fifth seed in Season 80.“We played well during the offseason and the preparation tournaments but it was a good preparation for us mentally and it gave us a lot of boost mentally,” said Okumu.ADVERTISEMENT Bruce Morris recalls hitting longest shot in basketball history Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes View comments US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town “There’s some confidence that’s been developed and they have a new discovery about themselves as players and we have confidence in playing,” said Okumu Monday at University of the Philippines College of Human Kinetics.“We’re confident but not too over confident because we’re still not tested in the UAAP.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesUP swept Far Eastern University in the championship series of the PVL on September 12 before following it up with a one-game knockout win over University of Santo Tomas on December 20 to capture the PSL title.Although both of the Lady Maroons’ victories came against fellow UAAP schools, Okumu said the team has yet to face the full strength of their league-mates once Season 81 rolls around on Feb. 16. MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostinglast_img read more

SPORT-IPL-RUSSELL 2 LAST

first_imgRussell said he did not mind batting in the death but Russell said he did not mind batting in the death but would like to get more overs in the middle. “At the end, I would really appreciate if I could get more time to bat. So be it, Im just happy to be a part of this team. Wherever the skipper needs me to go bat and bowl, I want to give 100 per cent. I cant complain.” “I dont have problem batting the last five overs. No 7 is good enough for a T20 game. Im a team man, I dont mind 160-170 with five overs to go. Even Im fine with 150 with five overs to go. That would give confidence to go from ball from one and try to get as much runs as possible for my team.” Russell further credited likes of head coach Jacques Kallis and bowling mentor Wasim Akram for his growth as a cricketer. “To be around with the likes of Jacques Kallis and Wasim Akram, teach me a few things about bowling. It helps me to hone my knowledge in terms of batting and bowling.” Russell has played for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League, Sydney Thunder in the Australian Big Bash and Sylhet Royals in the Bangladesh Premier League beside featuring for Jamaica Tallawahs back home in the Caribbean Premier League. “From playing in different parts of the world and in different tournaments. I try to learn as well. I look up to a lot more guys as key players. It gives me the confidence the way I perform at the moment. Im just happy to be a part of the IPL and doing well. Once people know I can hit sixes and take wickets bowling fast, I would bring smiles on fans face. I do my best for my team.” Asked about Sunil Narines omission as their ace spinner was replaced by Brad Hogg against KXIP, he said the Trinidadian is nursing a finger injury in his bowling hand. Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan came to see their match for the first time this season and Russell said the team co-owner had extended the team best wishes before the match. “He came to the team meeting, extended best wishes. Hes there to support us we win or lose. Its a good environment. Hes such a big motivator.” PTI TAP AH AHadvertisementlast_img read more

Texans players kneel during anthem after team owner calls them ‘inmates’

first_img Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Players have been kneeling before and during the national anthem this season as a protest against racial injustice in the United States. About 40 of the Texans, a majority of the team, did so on Sunday before their game against the Seattle Seahawks, apparently in response to McNair. Some of their team-mates chose to stand. A number of Seahawks players also knelt, as they have done throughout the season.“I’m never going to force anybody to do anything that they don’t feel comfortable with. I think we all felt the same way on Friday [after McNair’s comments],” Texans guard Duane Brown said after the game. “And as far as the demonstration went, some people didn’t feel quite comfortable doing it, some people did. But we all supported each other, and that was what was important. I don’t think anyone looks at anyone differently for what they stood for or didn’t stand for.”ESPN reported that McNair’s comments at a meeting last week between owners, team executives and the NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell, “stunned some in the room”.“After the owners finished, Troy Vincent [NFL executive vice-president of football operations] stood up,” the article said. “He was offended by McNair’s characterization of the players as ‘inmates’. Vincent said that in all his years of playing in the NFL – during which, he said, he had been called every name in the book, including the N-word – he never felt like an ‘inmate’.”McNair reportedly apologized to Vincent later, “saying that he felt horrible and that his words weren’t meant to be taken literally”. Share on Pinterest Support The Guardian Pinterest news The NFL stood by African American players … until its money was threatened Topics Share via Email Houston Texans Play VideoPlayCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%FullscreenMuteThis is a modal window. Share on WhatsAppcenter_img US sports NFL NFL Week Eight: Seahawks win thriller over Texans … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we made the choice to keep our reporting open for all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford to pay.The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We hope you will consider supporting us today. We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Houston Texans players have staged a protest against their team’s owner, Bob McNair, after he said “we can’t have the inmates running the prison” when speaking about the NFL protest movement. Read more In an official statement, McNair said: “I regret that I used that expression. I never meant to offend anyone and I was not referring to our players. I used a figure of speech that was never intended to be taken literally. I would never characterize our players or our league that way and I apologize to anyone who was offended by it.”On Friday, the Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins was an unexpected no-show at practice. The head coach, Bill O’Brien, declined to address whether it was related to McNair’s controversial comments.McNair, an energy and real estate magnate who is estimated to be worth $3.5bn, backed Donald Trump for president – giving a Super Pac $2m in 2016 – and then donated $1m to Trump’s inauguration committee. The US president is a vocal critic of the NFL protest movement. “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired. He’s fired!’” Trump said in September.The protest movement is becoming an increasing worry for NFL owners, some of whom believe it is hitting the league’s bottom line. The league’s television ratings are down this season, although it is not clear whether this is directly linked to the protests, as TV sports audiences have fallen across America. The Dallas Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones, has said he would bench any player who knelt during the anthem and has said sponsors have told him they are worried about the protests putting off customers. “There is no question the league is suffering negative effects from these protests,” Jones said last week. Share on LinkedIn Twitter Share on Messenger Since you’re here… Reuse this contentlast_img read more

Transfer latest: Bale to snub Man Utd after Lopetegui arrival

first_imgTransfers Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Bale to snub Man Utd & fight for Madrid place under Lopetegui Goal Last updated 1 year ago 23:10 6/15/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Gareth Bale, Real Madrid Getty Transfers Premier League Bundesliga Ligue 1 Serie A Primera División Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond Bale to fight for Madrid spot under LopeteguiGareth Bale has decided to stay at Real Madrid and earn his spot in the team under new coach Julen Lopetegui, ESPN claims.Bale has been heavily linked to a return to the Premier League amid his recent struggles and even suggested after the Champions League final that he could be on the way out of the Spanish capital this summer.However, the attacker has a new optimism about his future at Madrid and is hoping to make an impression under the new coach instead of leaving. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move Barca eye Eriksen and step up De Jong pursuit Barcelona are preparing to ramp up their pursuit of Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong in the wake of Antoine Griezmann’s decision to stay at Atletico Madrid.The Frenchman’s announcement has forced the Camp Nou outfit to reassess their targets and they will look to bolster the midfield while Philippe Coutinho moves into attack.Barca will turn De Jong from a long-term target to an immediate priority and will be keeping an eye on Tottenham star Christian Eriksen.Read the full story on Goal!Real Madrid sign RodrygoReal Madrid will sign 17-year-old winger Rodrygo after agreeing a €45 million (£39.3m/$52.2m) deal with Santos.The Brazil Under 17 international will spend another year at the Serie A side before moving to Spain in July 2019.Read the full story hereFavili completes Juventus returnJuventus have completed the €7.5 million (£7m/$9m) signing of Andrea Favilli from Ascoli.The 21-year-old striker spent the 2015-16 season on loan at Juventus, impressing in the youth system while he made just one first-team appearance.The forward signed a five-year deal with the Bianconeri.Read more hereRugani agent dismisses Chelsea talk Daniele Rugani’s agent has dismissed reports that the Juventus defender is in talks over a potential move to Chelsea.It has been claimed that Rugani could reunite with his former Empoli coach Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea, should the ex-Napoli boss replace Antonio Conte this summer.But his representative, David Torchia, says there have been no talks over a move, saying: “I know that nobody will believe me, but I met with [sporting director] Fabio Paratici because it was already scheduled. I didn’t know there was going to be this storm the day before. We talked about how to improve the player and what to do going forward, but we didn’t set up any negotiations.”Click here to read the full storyLeeds appoint BielsaMarcelo Bielsa has been appointed Leeds United manager.The former Argentina, Marseille and Athletic Club boss has signed a two-year deal with the Championship team.Read more hereReal Madrid ready €50m Alisson bidReal Madrid are set to make a €50 million (£43.7m/$58m) offer for Roma goalkeeper Alisson, Sky Italia reports.The European champions turned their attention from David de Gea to the Brazilian earlier this year and have been persuaded to make a move for him.Roma, however, are said to be demanding double Madrid’s offer for a goalkeeper they would rather not sell.Barcelona monitor GundoganBarcelona have identified Ilkay Gundogan as a replacement for Andres Iniesta, according to Bild.The Manchester City midfielder revealed last year that he came close to joining the Catalan side, but the club have made contact with his agents once again.Chelsea ready to pay Sarri fee Chelsea are edging closer to appointing Maurizio Sarri as new coach after reaching an agreement with Napoli, claims La Gazzetta dello Sport.The Blues had named the Italian as their ideal candidate to replace Antonio Conte and the deal seemed inevitable when Carlo Ancelotti was appointed the new Partenopei coach.Sarri, however, has not been released from his contract as Chelsea were unwilling to pay the €8 million (£7m/$9m) Napoli demanded in compensation. However, the Italians are lowering their asking price, which will clear Sarri up to move to London.Napoli turn to Keylor NavasNapoli are prepared to snap up Keylor Navas from Real Madrid, Corriere dello Sport says.Madrid are determined to land a new goalkeeper, with Roma star Alisson their top target, which could see Navas shoved out.Looking for a replacement for Pepe Reina, Napoli are the team leading the chase to sign the Costa Rican.Chelsea reject Arsenal’s £17m Luiz bidChelsea have turned down Arsenal’s offer of £17 million (€20m/$23m) for defender David Luiz, reports Le10Sport.The Gunners are targeting defensive reinforcements in the summer, and the 31-year-old Blues defender could fit the bill after he fell out of favour at Stamford Bridge last season. Arsenal have yet to return with an improved option for the Brazilian. Griezmann announces Atletico stayAtletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has confirmed he will stay at the club, despite interest from Barcelona.In a televised announcement, the 27-year-old France international ended intense speculation over his future by declaring his intention to remain at the Wanda Metropolitano. Read the full story on Goal! Chelsea make €30m Rugani offerChelsea have made a bid of €30 million (£26m/$35m) for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, reports Calciomercato.com.The 23-year-old is highly rated, but has struggled for playing time in recent seasons behind established veterans.Chelsea’s interest could also be a sign the club is nearing an agreement with Maurizio Sarri, with the former Napoli boss a longtime admirer of Rugani. Gotze eyes Premier League moveBorussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze wants to move to England this summer, reports the Mirror . The 26-year-old is looking to jumpstart his career after he failed to make Germany’s World Cup squad this summer. Arsenal, Everton, West Ham, Leicester and Newcastle are all interested in Gotze, who could cost around £18 million (€21m/$24m). Bale’s future depends on Lopetegui’s planGareth Bale will make a decision on his Real Madrid future after determining manager Julen Lopetegui’s plans for him, reports The Times. The Wales star reiterated his desire for more playing time after his match-winning performance in the Champions League final, with several Premier League clubs rumoured to be interested. Bale’s representative, Jonathan Barnett, will meet Real Madrid president Florentino Perez this month to figure out the new manager’s vision. Man Utd not looking to sell Martial Anthony Martial is in Manchester United’s plans for 2018-19 and the club aren’t looking to sell him, according to Sky Sports News. The 22-year-old’s agent declared on Wednesday that his client is looking to leave Old Trafford following a season in which his playing time diminished.Tottenham are credited with a firm interest in the France international, who missed out on his country’s World Cup squad this summer. West Ham close in on triple swoopWest Ham are nearing the signings of Felipe Anderson from Lazio and Swansea duo Lukasz Fabianski and Alfie Mawson, reports the Mirror . Talks are in an advanced stage over the transfer of Brazilian midfielder Anderson, who would cost around £27 million (€31m/$36m). The Hammers are also set to pay around the same amount for both 33-year-old goalkeeper Fabianski and 24-year-old defender Mawson. Juventus interested in Van Aanholt Juventus are looking at Crystal Palace left-back Patrick van Aanholt as a possible replacement for Alex Sandro, reports The Sun. With Manchester United maintaining a longstanding interest in Alex Sandro, the Serie A club are drawing up a list of replacements should the Brazilian depart. And Palace’s Dutch international could fit the bill, with Juve prepared to offer £25 million (€29m/$33m) for the 27-year-old. Seri in talks with Napoli Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri’s agent is in talks with Napoli over a transfer, according to  CalcioNapoli24 .With Jorginho close to leaving the Serie A runners-up, the 26-year-old could slot in for the Italy international in central midfield. Arsenal and Chelsea are among a host of teams that have been linked with the Ivory Coast international. West Ham could target SmallingWest Ham are monitoring Chris Smalling’s situation at Manchester United, according to Metro . With United looking to sign Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham, the club could be left with a surplus of options at centre-back. And the Hammers are ready to take advantage by making a move for the 28-year-old, who missed out on England’s World Cup squad. Newcastle want £20m for MitrovicNewcastle will sell Aleksandar Mitrovic should they receive a bid of £20 million (€23m/$27m), reports Sky Sports News. The striker was a hit on loan at Fulham in the second half of last season, scoring 12 goals in 20 matches to help the Cottagers reach the Premier League. Fulham have been tipped to make a permanent move for the 23-year-old Serbia international, who has two years left on his contract.Bielsa signs contract with LeedsMarcelo Bielsa has signed a deal with Leeds United to become the Championship club’s new head coach, according to the Buenos Aires Times. The 62-year-old has previously managed Argentina and Chile, as well as Athletic, Marseille and most recently Lille.  Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Korean Bank to Fund Philippines New Cebu Port

first_imgzoom South Korean bank Korea Eximbank (KEXIM) has granted its approval for a financial injection for the Philippines’ proposed new Cebu International Container Port in Consolacion.The port project cost is estimated to be around PHP 9.19 billion (USD 181.6 million), according to the Philippine News Agency.Out of this amount, PHP 7.96 billion (USD 157.2 million) is up for official development assistance (ODA) funding, while the Philippine government would contribute with PHP 1.23 billion (USD 24.3 billion).Set to commence the implementation phase in the third quarter, the port project is reportedly scheduled to be completed by 2020. The new port, which would reduce congestion and vessel waiting time in the Cebu International Port, is set to almost double container yard capacity from the current 7,373 TEU to 14,400 TEU.KEXIM would further finance USD 1 billion worth of infrastructure projects in the Philippines. Relevant Philippine authorities are currently conducting feasibility studies for several projects targeted to be presented for possible KEXIM financing.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

New Manager Named to Cabinet Office

first_imgLongtime Big Bras d’Or businessperson, school board member andcommunity volunteer Keith Bain is the new manager of the CapeBreton cabinet office. Energy Minister Cecil Clarke, on behalf of Premier John Hamm,made the announcement today, April 30. “As part of the Nova Scotia government’s ongoing commitment toprovide Cape Breton with a strong voice, I am delighted toannounce the appointment of someone as experienced and capable asKeith Bain,” said Mr. Clarke. “His broad background in business,in education and in volunteer work will strengthen the role ofthe cabinet office.” Currently employed as a small business manager in Big Bras d’Or,Mr. Bain studied business administration at the former Sydneycampus of St. Francis Xavier University. Since 1991, he hasserved as an elected member of the Northside-Victoria and CapeBreton-Victoria regional school boards, working the last fiveyears as board vice-chair. Mr. Bain is also an active community volunteer, serving as chiefof the Big Bras d’Or Volunteer Fire Department since 1985. Hisother present and past community activities include the CanadianFederation of Independent Business, the Victoria County FireChiefs’ Association, the Bouladerie Food Bank, the Brasd’Or/Florence and Area Kinsmen Club and the local board ofmanagers for the United Church of Canada. “Keith Bain has a tremendous understanding of what it takes towork with our local communities to create more success stories onCape Breton Island,” said Mr. Clarke. Located in the Provincial Building on Prince Street in Sydney,the Cape Breton cabinet office was established by Premier JohnHamm in 1999 to provide the region with guaranteed access toprovincial decision-makers. The Nova Scotia government reviewedthe effectiveness of the office in 2002 and chose to keep it openat the request of local business and community leaders. NovaScotia’s growth strategy, Opportunities for Prosperity,recognizes the unique challenges and opportunities facing theCape Breton economy. Mr. Bain’s appointment is effective Monday, May 3. The manager’sposition was advertised in the local media in January and tworounds of interviews were held with applicants by the ExecutiveCouncil office.last_img read more

Andrella David v Sobeys Board of Inquiry Continues

first_imgAn independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Andrella David v. Sobeys Group Inc. is scheduled to reconvene Tuesday, May 26. Ms. David alleges she was discriminated against because of her race/colour while shopping at a Sobeys store. Sobeys denies any discrimination occurred. The board of inquiry will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Delta Barrington Hotel, 1875 Barrington St., Halifax. The board chair is Marion Hill, who is independent of the commission, which is a party representing the public interest at the inquiry. -30-last_img read more

Jared Leto Named As WWF Ambassador

first_imgAcademy Award-winning actor, musician and director Jared Leto is now a WWF global ambassador.Video: Jared Leto Becomes WWF Global AmbassadorIn this role, Leto will work with WWF to raise awareness of the most urgent, critical issues facing our planet.Leto recently traveled to South Africa with WWF to learn first-hand about wildlife crime and specifically the rhino poaching crisis and WWF’s efforts to save rhino populations on two continents.“My latest adventure in South Africa was as mind-blowing as always,” Leto said. “Being that close to majestic creatures like rhinos and elephants reminds me of the deep connection and important responsibility we have to protect and shepherd these fragile species and their habitats.“I’m committed and passionate about doing all I can to help ensure that these endangered animals survive, and will continue to encourage others to get into action as well. We must join together and protect these powerful yet extremely vulnerable animals from all the senseless slaughter and double our efforts to restore their populations across Africa and Asia. It can and—with a focused global effort—will be done. I’m honored to join with WWF and the global conservation community and do my part. I hope you will too.”While in South Africa, Leto joined WWF Black Rhino Range Expansion Project veterinarian Dr. Jacques Flamand and other biologists and scientists with the andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve to tag and collar three southern white rhinos as part of a translocation program. Later this year, those three rhinos and roughly 100 others will be moved from high poaching areas to undisclosed locations to help with breeding efforts.

During his trip, Leto presented wildlife rangers with notecards written by children from across the United States with words of thanks and encouragement for their brave role in safeguarding wildlife.

WWF works to protect existing rhino populations and their habitat, partners with communities and governments to create policies that encourage local people to protect rhinos, and leads campaigns in Asia to reduce demand for rhino horn. As a result, several rhino species have begun to recover, including both white and black rhino numbers in South Africa.

”The world needs to wake up to the fact that we’re losing rhinos, elephants and other critically important species, said Carter Roberts, president and CEO of WWF-US. “Their recovery lies in our hands. We need strong voices that can mobilize the efforts of many and I’m grateful to Jared Leto for lending his reputation and passion to the cause.”last_img read more

NETFLIX ACCUSED OF USING FOOTAGE OF LACMÉGANTIC QUEBEC DISASTER IN BIRD BOX

first_imgAdvertisement Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Mégantic, Que., Saturday, July 6, 2013. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press) Facebook “I don’t know if this is happening all the time, but we are looking for assurances from Netflix that … they are going to remove them,” Morin said in an interview.“You can be sure we are going to follow up on this, and our citizens are on our side.”High school ethics teacher Guillaume Bouchard was watching the most recent season of Travelers on Netflix over the holidays when he noticed something oddly familiar on his screen. Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment In the science-fiction series, a nuclear device had just exploded on the streets of London, but instead of seeing fires ravaging locations in the U.K. capital, Bouchard was looking at orange flames towering over a small town. At the end of the street, a black oil tanker burned in the background.“I thought: No way. No way did they do that,” Bouchard said in an interview. He paused the show and after a quick internet search had his suspicions confirmed.The brief images on Netflix were taken from real-life footage of one of the deadliest disasters in recent Canadian history, when a train carrying crude oil derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in Lac-Mégantic in 2013.“I don’t know anyone who died in Lac-Mégantic,” Bouchard said. “But if I was someone who lost someone close and I was home and I saw this, I don’t know how I would react.”“It wouldn’t be good.”Travelers, created by Canadian Brad Wright, was shot in Vancouver and produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc., originally in association with Netflix and Showcase. Netflix picked up the show as the exclusive distributor for the latest season, the third.Carrie Mudd, president of Toronto-based Peacock Alley Entertainment, said her company acquired the footage from a stock image vendor called Pond 5, which is based in New York City, and they “weren’t aware of its specific source.” A request for comment from Pond 5 was not returned.“We sincerely apologize and had no intention to dishonour the tragic events of 2013,” Mudd said in an email. “We are already working to replace the footage in the show.” As of Tuesday evening, the images were still part of the Travelers episode available for viewing on Netflix Canada.A spokesman for Netflix did not want to be interviewed, but said the company has contacted Peacock Alley Entertainment, and confirmed the images would be removed. When asked by email to confirm Bird Box also used real-life footage from the disaster, the company said it needed time to look into it.Morin said she first heard of the images used on Travelers Monday.“We find that it’s really a lack of respect, to use these images as fiction and entertainment,” she said. “It’s hard enough for our citizens to see these images when they are used normally and respectfully on the news.“Just imagine, to have them used as fiction, as if they were invented.”On Tuesday, a Lac-Mégantic citizen posted images on social media of the movie Bird Box, where in the early moments of the movie, a television newscast used the images for a few seconds to illustrate a town being under attack.Morin said she viewed the footage posted by the citizen. “We see the images (of Lac-Mégantic) clearly,” she said. The Canadian Press viewed the footage in Bird Box, which is identical to amateur video shot immediately after the derailment. The amateur video can be easily found online.Bouchard said he felt it was his “duty as a citizen’” to go public after identifying the Lac-Mégantic content. He said he knows what happened was a mistake, but “it needed to be talked about.”He said he also considers it a teachable moment he can use in his ethics class. “Naturally, I will talk about it one day (in school),” he said.By Giuseppe Valiante | The Canadian Press A day after learning that a science-fiction show on Netflix used actual footage of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, the mayor of the Quebec town said she believes images of the tragedy were used in a second Netflix production, Bird Box.Lac-Mégantic Mayor Julie Morin wants the streaming service to take a look at its movie and TV catalogue to make sure no other production is using images of the tragedy as entertainment. Twitterlast_img read more

Boat Carrying at Least 700 Migrants Capsizes off Greece

Geneva – At least 700 migrants were believed to be on board a boat that capsized off the Greek island of Crete Friday, with hundreds still missing, the International Organization for Migration said.“Over 250 people have been rescued from a shipwreck off Crete which is believed to have left Africa with at least 700 migrants on board,” the organization said in a statement.Along all Mediterranean routes, more than 2500 people have died trying to reach Europe since the beginning of the year, with the vast majority of the fatalities occurring on crossings between Libya and Italy. Some 204,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe since January, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.More than 2,500 people have died trying to make the perilous journey this year, with the vast majority of them on crossings between Libya and Italy.With MAP read more

Video: A Group of Extras Wearing Navy Uniforms Threatening Zefzafi and…

Rabat – A video showing a group of people wearing US Navy uniforms threatening Nasser Zefzafi, the leader of the protest movement in Al Hoceima, spread like wildfire on social networks.The one minute long footage shows the very muscular and strong men, who pretended to be members of the Navy, promising to “break Zefzafi’s bones,” claiming that the activists is “trying to create strife and conflict” between the Rif people and the rest of Moroccans.The man speaking in the video did not chew his words: “there’s many of us, a patch for each and we’ll sink Al Hoceima.” However, the men in questions were mere extras in an American movie that is being currently filmed in Tangier.The actors who took advantage of their costumes to perpetuate such dangerous hate speech, filmed the brief footage to “express” their opinions about what is currently happening in the Northern regions of Morocco.In fact, the man who appears to be the group’s leader, is a bodybuilder in one of Tangier’s gym clubs.A large number of social media users who massively shared the video, believed the group of men to be members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces.While some demanded an explanation for the footage, many others didn’t shy from expressing their “admiration” and lauding the hateful and threatening content of the footage, which is a blatant call for violence read more

Ontario objects to parts of US Steels proposed financing plan for Canadian

TORONTO — Queen’s Park is raising objections about how U.S. Steel proposes to finance its Canadian arm while the former Stelco attempts to forge a court-supervised compromise with its creditors.[np_storybar title=”A case of buyer’s remorse? What went wrong at U.S. Steel Canada” link=”business.financialpost.com/2014/09/17/us-steel-canada-stelco/”]The exuberance that greeted United States Steel Corp.’s purchase of Stelco Inc. in 2007 is a distant memory as the company begins restructuring its Canadian operations under bankruptcy protection. Keep reading. [/np_storybar]Finance Minister Charles Sousa says Queen’s Park has filed an objection with the court to protect the interests of the provincial government and the Ontario steel maker’s employees, retirees, creditors and their communities.“Ontario supports a restructuring that is based on consensus and that gives the best value to employees, retirees, creditors, and communities,” Sousa said in a statement Friday.The government said it’s concerned that some of the conditions attached to about $185 million in temporary funding from Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel could have a negative impact on employees and retirees of its Canadian subsidiary.U. S. Steel Canada, with operations at Lake Erie Works and Hamilton Works, has the capability of producing approximately 2.6 million tons of steel annually. It employs about 2,000 people and has thousands of retired employees.The company has said it hopes to sell both properties by next October. A sale process for Hamilton Works, which has been permanently closed since December 2013 after being idled in late 2010, could begin within months with a sale of Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke to begin in March.Steelworkers union ‘extremely concerned’ with U.S. Steel Canada restructuringU.S. Steel Corp’s Canadian unit files for creditor protectionU.S. Steel Canada has accumulated an operating loss of about $2.4 billion since 2009 and filed for court protection from creditors on Sept. 16.The province is one of US Steel Canada’s creditors due to a $150-million loan to the company.U.S. Steel Canada has said it will carry on business as usual while it develops and implements a comprehensive restructuring solution under a process government by the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, or CCAA.Typically, a company in CCAA attempts to obtain a committment for money — referred to as debtor-in-possession financing — that can be used to pay its expenses during a process taking months or years to complete. read more

Police received 2033 complaints of sexual abuse last year

The Minister briefed Parliament on the statistics in response to a question raised by the opposition. (Colombo Gazette) The police received 2033 complaints of sexual abuse last year, the Ministry of Law and Order said.Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said that in 2013 there were 2175 incident of sexual abuse reported to the police while in 2014 the number of complaints received was 2008.

BC Real Estate Association says June sales still far above 10yearaverage

by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 13, 2017 9:33 am MDT Last Updated Jul 13, 2017 at 10:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email B.C. Real Estate Association says June sales still far above 10-year-average VANCOUVER – The British Columbia Real Estate Association says June home sales fell short of record levels set last year but demand remains well above average.The association says 11,671 homes sold in June, down 9.6 per cent from the same period in 2016.The total amount of money changing hands was $8.47 billion, a 5.6 per cent dip compared to the year earlier.The average price of a home continues to climb, nudging $726,000 last month, a jump of 4.4 per cent over June 2016.Association economist Brendon Ogmudson says the health of the B.C. housing market is supported by a strong provincial economy and vigorous job growth.He says the lack of homes for sale is responsible for continuing increases in property prices.“Supply remains a challenge, which means most areas are seeing tight market conditions and significant upward pressure on prices,” Ogmudson says in a news release.Figures from the real estate association show when 2016 is taken out of the mix, residential sales in B.C. continue to rival the heights of the 2015 housing market, which was also well above the 10-year average for home sales. read more

Scouting Michigan A look at the 2015 Wolverines

Michigan redshirt senior quarterback Jake Rudock (15) during a game against Penn State on Nov. 21 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. Credit: Courtesy of TNSThe Ohio State football team lost its first game of the season against then-No. 9 Michigan State last week. But for the Buckeyes, the going is only getting more tough, as they are set to travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan, to take on archrival Michigan (9-2, 6-1) on Saturday. Under the direction of first-year coach Jim Harbaugh, the Wolverines have solidified their place back in the discussion as an elite program. After finishing just 5-7 a year ago, Harbaugh has changed the culture and turned the Wolverines into one of biggest surprises in college football this season. Here is a look at Harbaugh’s squad.Hot Peppers Coming out of high school, Jabrill Peppers was one of the most sought-after recruits in the country. Peppers, a consensus top-five player, eventually chose to take his many talents to Ann Arbor, but his freshman season was cut short after being injured in September. He appeared in just three games, which allowed him to pick up a medical redshirt. Now, the New Jersey native is healthy and showing why college coaches around the nation did everything in their power to get him on their teams. Although he is technically going to start at safety, that is just a label. It doesn’t restrict him.On defense, he will play nearly everything except defensive lineman. In a base package, he plays as the strong safety, but the former state champion in the 100-meter dash will become a cornerback in the nickel. When defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin sends out the dime package in passing situations, Peppers often will slide over and play linebacker to have extra speed on the field. He’s fourth on the team with 40 total tackles, 5.5 of which have been for a loss, and second in pass breakups with 10. When Michigan’s defense gets a stop on third down — which is often, evidenced by the team ranking second in the country in third-down percentage (.232) — Peppers doesn’t leave the field. Instead, he drops back to return punts. On the season, he is averaging 11.4 yards per return, with a long of 41. Now, increasingly more often, Peppers won’t leave the field after he handles his return duties. To take further advantage of his skillset, Harbaugh has begun to play the redshirt freshman on offense, like Charles Woodson did for the Wolverines during his tenure. Peppers has gotten handoffs out of the backfield and taken direct snaps out of the wildcat while also splitting out wide to catch passes. He doesn’t always touch the ball when he lines up on offense, but the possibility of him getting it requires defenses to know where No. 5 is at all times. In total, the 6-foot-1, 205-pound Peppers has 17 offensive touches for 97 yards and two scores. His offensive snaps have increased as the season has progressed, so expect Harbaugh to use him often against the Buckeyes. Incredibly, Peppers is fourth on the team in all-purpose yards with 514. Coaches often talk about players that impact the game in more ways than one. Peppers is the gold-standard of that mantra.Expect him to be all over the field making plays during Saturday’s game. The defense is suffocatingOSU’s offense got smothered by Michigan State’s defense last week. Unfortunately for the Buckeyes, they’re going to be going up against an even better defense on Saturday. Michigan’s defense ranks second in the country in total defense, allowing just 263.1 yards per game. The Wolverines are allowing just 100.2 yards rushing per contest, while Peppers and the secondary are surrendering only 163 yards through the air. Both marks are good for fourth in the nation. The success in shutting down opponents starts with the defensive line. Senior defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow had been anchoring the unit, but he was lost for the season against Rutgers. Despite the loss, junior Maurice Hurst has filled in nicely at nose tackle. Flanking him on both sides are seniors Willie Henry and Chris Wormley.The trio does an incredible job occupying blockers, creating opportunities for the linebacking corps to crowd the line of scrimmage and pile up tackles. Two linebackers — senior Joe Bolden and redshirt senior Desmond Morgan — lead the Wolverines in tackles with 67 and 64, respectively. When teams get the ball on the perimeter, like Utah did against Michigan in the season opener, the linebackers get exposed a little bit because they’re not necessarily elite athletes. They’re an instinctive, hard-nose group, but that is their one weakness. Alongside Peppers in the secondary, juniors Chandler Stribbling, a physical 6-foot-2 cornerback, and Jourdan Lewis, are fundamentally sound. Durkin, who was a graduate assistant at Bowling Green under OSU coach Urban Meyer from 2001-02, will be creative in his blitz and coverage packages to try and confuse the Buckeye offense. The Scarlet and Gray offense will be motivated to get back its high-powered ways, but to do so, it will have to navigate its way past the talented Wolverine defense. Trending upFrom the season opener to now, the Michigan offense is different like night and day.The unit started slow, but as redshirt senior Jake Rudock, a graduate transfer from Iowa in his first year with the program, started to become more confident in Harbaugh’s scheme, the offense started to click. After scoring just 17 points against Utah in Week 1, the Wolverines have not scored fewer than 23 points in any game. Michigan, arguably, has the most talented group of pass catchers that OSU has faced at any point this season. Redshirt junior wide receivers Amara Darboh and Jehu Chesson — who have combined for 1160 receiving yards and 12 scores — will test the Buckeyes’ secondary with their top-end speed and precise route running. Complementing the duo is 6-foot-6 junior tight end Jake Butt. The Pickerington, Ohio, native uses his size to his advantage and is one of Rudock’s favorite targets on third down.  Beyond those three, a strong group consisting of senior tight end A.J. Williams, freshman wide receiver Grant Perry and junior running back De’Veon Smith provide Rudock additional hands to throw to. Smith is also the leading rusher, carrying the ball 145 times for 621 yards and six touchdowns. The Warren, Ohio, native is a serviceable player, but this Michigan offense relies heavily on Rudock’s play. But as of late, Rudock’s play has been as good as any quarterback in the Big Ten. In the past three games, he’s thrown for over 344 yards and three touchdowns per game. As long as he continues that level of play, the Michigan offense will test the OSU defense on Saturday. Beyond the Buckeyes If Michigan beats OSU, and Michigan State loses to Penn State, then the Wolverines will be traveling to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec 5. If the said scenario does not happen, then Harbaugh and his team will wait patiently for its undecided bowl game. read more

A good month for Larox

first_imgIn June, Larox received four major new orders to supply filters to mining companies in South Africa, Zambia and India. Total value of the orders is some €10 million. Deliveries will take place at the end of this year and during the first half of 2007.The repeat order from South Africa is for three units of the biggest Larox PF Automatic Pressure Filters for Platinum Group Metals (PGM) concentrate filtration. The contract also includes a comprehensive service package.The delivery to Zambia is for a copper mine and consists of a large size Larox PF filter for copper concentrate filtration. An iron ore producer in India has placed a repeat order for two Ceramec Capillary Action Disc Filters for pellet plant feed filtration.Larox says the orders received “indicate the continuing very strong activity, especially in the global mining industry and strengthen further Larox’s position as one of the world’s leading filtration solution providers.last_img read more

Rescue efforts begin for giant ship adrift off Cork coast

first_imgThe Abuk Lion this morning, as seen from the LE Roisín (Pic: Defence Forces) A RESCUE EFFORT is beginning again this morning to help a giant freighter stranded off the Cork coast.The large Russian vessel was on its way to St Petersburg when it ran into engine trouble in the water some 30 miles off the coast of Kinsale just before 3pm on Sunday.Efforts to get to the vessel to provide assistance were hampered by harsh weather, with conditions in the area this morning described as “challenging”.The Irish Coast Guard said the operation to tow the ship to safety began at first light today. The naval vessel LÉ Roisín is assisting in the operation and has taken up station at the scene.It is not thought that the vessel is in any immediate danger.The vessel, the Abuk Lion, has 13 crew on board.The ship being towed to safety by a tug. (Pic: Defence Forces) Read: Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions > Video: Man rescued from air pocket after boat sinks in the Atlantic >last_img read more

Shortage of cabs due to cricket

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A shortage of taxis on Saturday night in Melbourne may be a real possibility due to the Cricket World Cup final tomorrow between India and Sri Lanka. “I believe there will be a shortage,” said John Vlassopoulos, director, Amabassador taxis to Neos Kosmos. “It depends on the drivers but most cricket fans like to watch their matches live and that’s where the problem is.” With 95 per cent of the fleet being of Indian descent, Vlassopoulos said that “this could be devastating.” “In the taxi industry, the drivers are self-employed so they earn the money and they pay the operators 50 per cent of their takings. When major events like this happen it can be crippling to our industry and the city. Vlassopoulos said he is talking to his drivers to change their views and record the match and watch it later. He said that the government may also pitch in and have a 24 hour tram and bus service tonight.last_img read more

Charity Event for Fronditha Care

first_imgIf you are willing to make your own contribution and give back to Fronditha Care, community based organisation that provides services to Australian elders of Greek speaking background, the charity event on Sunday is a place to be. The League of Greeks from Egypt and Middle East (EEAMA) invites you to their Sunday Afternoon Tea – Fundraiser for Fronditha Care. Admission is $20. The money raised on the day will go to Fronditha Care. When: Sunday 21 July at 2.30 pm Where: Stars International, 1C Bell Street, Preston (Melbourne) For more information and to make a booking, contact Luke Rizopoulos, on (03) 9330 0115, or 0408 361 122 Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

LUnivers primordial observé comme jamais auparavant grâce au VLT

first_imgL’Univers primordial observé comme jamais auparavant grâce au VLTLes astronomes ont pu observer, grâce au Very Large Telescope (VLT) de l’ESO, le moment où l’Univers était encore primordial et absorbait le rayonnement ultraviolet des jeunes galaxies. Une phase connu sous le nom d'”âge sombre”.Une équipe internationale d’astronomes a pu, grâce au Very Large Telescope, observer l’Univers à son origine la plus lointaine, il y a environ 13 milliards d’années, soit moins d’un milliard d’années après le Big-Bang. A cette période, l’Univers n’était pas entièrement transparent. Il était rempli d’un brouillard d’hydrogène qui absorbait le rayonnement ultraviolet émis par les galaxies. Puis, il s’est soudainement éclairci au cours d’une phase appelée réionisation, quittant ainsi l'”âge sombre” pour passer au stade lumineux, l’Univers transparent d’aujourd’hui.À lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESAAu cours de leurs travaux, les scientifiques ont ainsi pu regarder l’Univers primordial et plusieurs galaxies parmi les plus lointaines jamais détectées. Ils ont également pu mesurer leurs distances avec précision et établir pour la première fois une séquence chronologique de la période de réionisation. Le brouillard d’hydrogène de l’Univers primordial se levait alors, permettant pour la première fois à la lumière ultraviolette de se propager.”Nous voyons une différence spectaculaire dans la quantité de lumière ultraviolette qui a été bloquée entre les premières et les dernières galaxies de notre échantillon”, explique Laura Pentericci de l’Observatoire astronomique de Rome, auteur principal de l’étude. “Lorsque l’Univers avait seulement 780 millions d’années, cet hydrogène neutre était assez abondant, et remplissait de 10 à 50% du volume de l’Univers. Mais seulement 200 millions d’années après, la quantité d’hydrogène neutre a chuté à un niveau très bas, semblable à ce que nous voyons aujourd’hui. Il semble que la phase de réionisation a dû se passer plus rapidement que les astronomes ne le pensaient jusque-là”, cite Sciences et avenir.Mais les astronomes ne savent pas encore exactement pour quelles raisons ce brouillard d’hydrogène s’est levé. L’énergie qui a permis la réionisation a pu provenir de la lumière générée par la première génération d’étoiles ou par l’intense rayonnement émis par la matière lorsque qu’elle tombe vers les trous noirs. Il faudra donc encore davantage d’études avant de pouvoir élucider ce mystère. Le 13 octobre 2011 à 12:51 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

DC Comics Jim Lee Shares Awesome Monochromatic Sketch of DBZs Goku

first_img If you’ve seen Dragon Ball Z, then you know exactly why anyone would love and idolize Goku. The Super Saiyan with a heart of gold is a massively popular character, and pretty much everyone knows who he is, even without watching the newest season, Dragon Ball Super. Goku is a beloved part of pop culture, so it would make sense that DC Comics’ seasoned artist Jim Lee would decide to draw him.Lee happens to think Goku is the bee’s knees too, and who wouldn’t? So the artist decided to share his “first” and only stab at bringing the Super Saiyan legend to life. The talented comic artist threw down Goku with pen and paper in such a way that looks unmistakably like Lee’s signature art style, and yet like it was pulled from the pages of the Dragon Ball manga series.Here’s what I streames this morning: my first (and only) Goku 😉 pic.twitter.com/Pj2wY9S2pN— Jim Lee (@JimLee) April 9, 2018The artist made Goku come to life and leap off the page with just black ink, and now fans who follow Lee on Twitter are practically beside themselves clamoring for Lee to make something official with Dragon Ball. This version of Goku looks much like a more lithe, lean and somehow simultaneously beefy version of the anime Goku, but one thing’s for certain: He can still kick pretty much anyone’s butt.Jim Lee is a Korean-American artist who founded Image Comics before heading to DC Comics at a later time in his career. He’s been working on titles such as Suicide Squad and Dark Days. Judging by his talent working with familiar Dragon Ball Z characters, it looks like he could be a manga artist too, if he really wanted to. What do you think about Lee’s take on the Saiyan? Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. New Adidas ‘Dragon Ball Z’ Shoes Are On the WayThe Best and Most Loved Anime Series of All Time center_img Stay on targetlast_img read more

Schopf Schalke can beat Dortmund

first_imgSchalke 04 midfielder Alessandro Schopf believes victory over a world-class team like Borussia Dortmund is possible in Saturday’s derbyFollowing last season’s second-place finish, Schalke have struggled this time around and currently find themselves only 12th in the Bundesliga table.The Royal Blues have only won four times in 13 league games this term and will now face the runaway and unbeaten leaders Dortmund this weekend.But, while he has a lot of respect for Dortmund, Schopf sees no reasons why they cannot inflict a first defeat on their rivals ahead of the Revierderby.Jadon SanchoMerson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.“Dortmund are currently a world-class team and are rightly the league leaders,” Schopf told WAZ.“It’s important for us to be defensively compact and look for our chances going forward. We want find our feet with fight and the right mentality and then play football as well.”“If we perform, we can beat Dortmund in front of our home crowd.”The Schalke and Dortmund derby will take place at the Veltins-Arena with kick-off set for 15:30 (CET).last_img read more

Dave Scott kicks off Restaurant Week 2018

first_imgDave Scott kicks off Restaurant Week 2018 Updated: 6:17 PM Dave Scott, KUSI Newsroom, Posted: September 24, 2018 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – With over 180 restaurants participating in this year’s Restaurant Week, KUSI’s Dave Scott and crew made their way downtown to Graystone Steakhouse. center_img September 24, 2018 Dave Scott, KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

TripAdvisor announces instant bookings with Langham Hospitality

first_img TripAdvisor Source = TripAdvisor TripAdvisor announces instant bookings with Langham HospitalityTripAdvisor today announced a partnership with Langham Hospitality Group to add its hotel inventory to the TripAdvisor instant booking platform. Travellers shopping for hotels on TripAdvisor will soon be able to conveniently book Langham hotels without leaving the TripAdvisor site experience.“We are excited to join TripAdvisor’s new instant booking distribution channel,” said Nick Cohen, Global Director of E-Commerce for Langham Hospitality Group. “It gives our customers the opportunity to make a seamless reservation on TripAdvisor, powered by our own direct inventory. Our partnership with TripAdvisor is focused on providing guests with the ideal set of options as they research and book their trip.”TripAdvisor first launched its instant booking platform to U.S. consumers in June 2014, with a phased roll out to other international markets, including Australia and New Zealand, expected over time. The platform provides a more efficient hotel booking experience for travellers.Hotels available through TripAdvisor instant booking receive a prominent booking button that travellers may click to easily complete their reservation on the site. As with other instant booking partners, the transaction and customer care are handled by the hotel.“Our partnership with Langham Hospitality Group is another milestone in our expansion of the breadth of trusted hotel brands bookable through TripAdvisor instant booking,” said Robin Ingle, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, TripAdvisor.last_img read more

The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 0 Comments   Share   Palmer, however, got the last laugh after that second down incompletion by throwing a touchdown pass on the next play.The 7-yard strike to John Brown put the Cardinals ahead 17-0 seconds before the first half ended and capped a 7-play, 80-yard drive.Arizona would quickly score a touchdown in the second half after safety D.J. Swearinger forced a fumble by Packers running back James Starks. Jerraud Powers recovered, and the Cardinals quickly moved down the field and scored on a touchdown run by rookie running back David Johnson for a 24-0 lead.Defensive lineman Cory Redding’s fumble recovery and rumble into the end zone soon after gave Arizona a 31-0 lead midway through the third quarter. – / 36 Well, that was rude.Packers linebacker Clay Matthews laid a hit on Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and extended his hand, as if he was offering to help the fellow USC Trojan off the turf. But as Arizona’s signal-caller reached for Matthews’ hand, the Green Bay linebacker rescinded the offer, leaving Palmer grasping for nothing.“I mean, it’s part of the game, you know?,” Palmer said of what happened with Matthews. “It is what it is.”center_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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the Punjab and Haryana High Court today set a 15-days deadline for the Punjab government to provide infrastructure to the Judicial Tribunal The directions were passed on an application filed in this regard.Ashwini Malik? While most stars made a beeline to the camera crews and photographers waiting outside the Beverly Hilton, He said that in the last eight years of the Congress rule the common man in the city has been at the mercy of the bureaucracy and there is no one to listen to their grievances. 2017 5:56 pm Bharat Arun has the backing of head coach Ravi Shastri for India’s bowling coach. the manager Jorge Jesus told me I would be playing as a defensive midfielder. read more

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suffering?)those difficulties are nothing as compared to the challenges faced by a boy with autism or a girl with cerebral palsy or a child with deaf-blindness or mental retardation or muscular dystrophy I could not have imagined such callousness How the HRD Ministry could bungle so badly I cannot comprehend Over a decade ago the disability movement advocated moving away from the paradigm of charity and welfare to that of development and rights Inclusiveness was argued for and defined: people with disabilitiesespecially childrenshould not be segregatedbut should firmly be part of the mainstream Until thentheir so-called education was restricted to special schoolsmostly badly run by NGOs In those schoolsfew bothered to pause to think about what would happen to these kids after they finished their schooling in artificially-created environments Wouldnt she or he attend a regular (normal) college or university some day And if sowhy not prepare them from day one Hencefirst the Disability Act of 1995 and then the National Trust Act of 1999 And since then we have come a long way There is now a National Disability Policy The current Five-Year Plan has a whole chapter on disability issueswith firm commitments about policy and also about resources Finallyjust two years agoIndia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities In the previous governmentwhen Arjun Singh was HRD MinisterI and Dr Mithu Alur were asked to serve on the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) We and other experts from the disability movement actively participated in several subcommittees and working groups More than a decades hard work led to a day in 2008 where disability and related issues were firmly entrenched in the Right to Education Bill If you take a look at that draft Billdisability is clearly listed as a category under disadvantaged groups.have allegedly been duped by quacks to the tune of Rs 25 lakh. They promised him in January this year that his two-year-old son, It was the fifth bronze in wrestling for India in its long Olympic history stretching back to 1952 Helsinki Games when Kashaba Jadhav became its first individual medallist. If the BJP decides to contest the Lok Sabha elections alone in 2019 (sans Shiv Sena),” In its response, Given their high rankings and the lack of competition on offer, I-League, Cristiano Ronaldo argues with the referee after being shown the red card against Barcelona. which no one could manage to get.

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The Virat Kohli-led unit earlier beat Sri Lanka 3-0 and 5-0 in Test and ODI series respectively.India vs Sri Lanka one-off T20I: As it happened TeamsIndia: Virat Kohli (C) Rohit Sharma Jasprti Bumrah Yuzvendra Chahal Shikhar Dhawan MS Dhoni Kedar Jadhav Kuldeep Yadav Bhuvneshwar Kumar Manish Pandey Hardik Pandya Axar Patel Ajinkya Rahane KL Rahul Shardul Thakur Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga (C) Akila Dananjaya Hasaranga de Silva Niroshan Dickwella Suranga Lakmal Lasith Malinga Angelo Mathews Dilshan Munaweera Thisara Perera Seekkugge Prasanna Vikum Sanjaya Dasun Shanaka Milinda Siriwardana Isuru Udan Jeffrey Vandersay For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt LtdBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 27 2017 4:42 pm Naam Shabana: Neeraj Pandey is the producer of the film Related News After making Naam Shabana a spin-off of 2015 release Baby Neeraj Pandey has dropped a major hint that he is planning to make films focussed on other pivotal characters played by Rana Daggubati Manoj Bajpayee Anupam Kher and Danny Denzongpa The director-producer says there is a potential to explore the backstory of each of the characters In an exclusive conversation with indianexpresscom Anupam Kher spoke about how he would love to be a part of a spin-off which is based on his character of Shukla “A character from a film (Baby) being transformed into a full-fledged commercial film this gives me an optimistic hope that one day they will also make Naam Shukla I would like to know from Neeraj (Pandey) why Shukla wears a wig” the actor said However when we asked Manoj Bajpayee if he is keen to explore the back story of his character the actor did not seem impressed with the idea He said “I would rather do a whole new film with Neeraj Why would we want to rework on the same thing again and again I think one story is already good and it sets an example” Taapsee said the existence of Naam Shabana is a perfect example of how the audience can influence the filmmakers to make a film “else it has never happened that a maker plans to make an entire film on a character which existed on-screen for just 20 minutes” Also read |Anupam Kher: After Naam Shabana I hope they make NaamShukla Naam Shabana explores the backstory of Taapsee’s secret agent character She will be seen in an all-new action avatar performing daredevil stunts and power-packed sequences While Baby was directed by Neeraj Naam Shabana has been directed by Shivam Nair The film is set to release on March 31 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: January 28 2017 10:01 pm Top News A 30-year-old taxi driver was arrested for allegedly molesting an Australian student in Colaba area of South Mumbai police said on Saturday The 20-year-old student lodged a complaint against the driver on January 26 they said The victim came to city on a student visa of six weeks for an academic course with an NGO and was staying in a ladies hostel in Colaba area police said Watch what else is in the news On January 20 when she took a taxi she was allegedly touched inappropriately by the driver Jia Ul Ansari (30) under the pretext of fastening seat belt police said adding same act was repeated by the driver on January 23 as well Ansari who is a resident of Worli drives taxi in Colaba area and has been nabbed from there police said The victim who was scared since the taxi driver kept on following her movements shared this incident with her friends and colleagues in hostel and later lodged a complaint with Colaba police on January 26 the official said A case of molestation under section 354 of the IPC has been registered against Ansari Manojkumar Sharma Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) said He was produced in the court and has been sent to police custody for one day the officer added For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Gautam Bhatia | Published: October 27 2012 12:23 am Related News Move government out of Delhi to disperse its politicalbusiness and cultural wealth The idea to shift the capital out of Delhi to a faraway place strikes a chord with those who feel that the place is now so tainted by power and corruption that the only solution is its transfer to an inaccessible village Every day is a grim reminder of the sheer ugliness of Indias capitalthe monumental scale of its nefarious operations political backlashclass warsbattles for utilities and all the expected clashes brought on by sheer numbers and densities of peopleclosely packed and defined by greed The dissolution of the capital is a serious idea whose time has come When the British set up Calcutta as Indias first cityit was for mercantile reasons The citys accessibility through a large port and across the sea allowed goods to be transported to consumers in England The convenience of an urban centre to lend administrative credibility to a massive trade operation was both a necessity and a burdenbut Calcutta performed the function admirably Laterwhen the Empire altered its commercial roots to acquire a larger political stake in Indiathe shift of the capital to Delhi took on a different hue The grand vision of the subjugation of a people was realised in monumentalismdomed and classical architecture and grand axial symmetries in planning layouts Almost a century after the Great Durbar and the grandiose colonial visionthe pantomime of greatness and excessive power has become a sad satirical reality Except for Russia and its East European satellitesnowhere does government makes its presence more physically felt than in the Indian capital Rashtrapati Bhawanthe prime ministers cordoned residencethe diplomatic enclaveministers bungalowsbureaucrats flatsministry officesforeign service apartmentsnaval staff quartersservices headquartersnot to mention the mile-upon-mile of public housingchippedpeeling and smudged bureaucratic citadelswasteful and degraded that are the visible public face of India Everything about the Delhi skyline is a reminder of the eternal presence of the government Throughout the world there are examples of capital cities that have remained only minor places of political culture and have let their larger metros develop into cultural and business centres Look westward and you will see how little a citys urbanism is affected by bureaucratic presence Canadas capital Ottawa has a small town feela minor European streetscape of horse carriages and cobble stones The cultural component of Paris far overwhelms its political importance; in Londonthe prime ministers home is just another door on Downing Street Even Washington DC designed on axial symmetries similar to Delhi has the urban atmosphere of a stretched fairground where politics survives along with museums and galleries No special bungalows for congressmenno housing for the servicesno architectural privileges for bureaucratsno party headquarters Politics is just another presence in the ordinary scheme of the city Delhihoweveris a city of overlapping influences where industrypoliticsbusinessfinanceculture are now all part of the same decision-making process Business heads influence economic policy decisions; bureaucrats are selected to head art museums and national science institutions; police officers are transferred for not towing unstated administrative directives These are all the shadowy undercurrents of excessive and uncomfortable proximitieswhere Indian political and economic culture today remains trapped in colonial clothes Moreoverthe capital today has become an unfortunate handicap to a nation no longer governed by a Centre (and often not governed at all) As it standsmany states pay little heed to Delhi Uttar PradeshGujaratWest BengalBihar and Tamil Nadu among others are serious individual playerswith great veto powersoften rendering the Centre ineffective The dissolution of the capital may be a first step towards an eventual devolution of power to these or other smaller entities Of coursethe mere transfer of the capital from Delhi to another place would result in a recongregation of the old guard in the new place Separation of those who govern from those who run business and industryfrom those that make policy and economic decisionsand those who administer art and culturewould return responsibility where it belongs to individual and institutional choice Such a separation would effectively break the deep nexus between politicsreal estatethe bureaucracy and business How then do you disperse the politicalbusiness and cultural wealth of Delhi Some in the art world favour a move to make Bhopal the cultural capital For its central locationsome suggest Nagpur for political administration Yet othersMumbai as fiscal capital and Cochin for the armed services Whatever the new locationsa number of smaller capitals would be far preferable to one unwieldy one And though its hard to predict the precise character of a dissolved capital or indeed the spirit of its new smaller avatarsthe mere wish for an altered perception of todays grim political life would be enough to make the experiment worthwhile The writer is a Delhi-based architect For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Parthasarathi Biswas | Pune | Published: June 28 2017 10:07 am Traders have warned that at least in the initial stages the prices of most commodities are set to rise for customers Top News Earlier this month Sohalan Rathi was forced to spend almost Rs 50000 to install a computer and upload Tally software Rathi who owns a small retail shop in Nigdi Pradhikaran said this was imperative as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would come into effect from July 1 “In the monthly meeting of our organisation we were advised to make such investments It was said that failure to file regular returns would attract penal action” he said Rathi’s shop 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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, This is the reason that Kumar chose Manjhi as the Chief Minister.." he said Prasad said that in the current situation Manjhi should also tell to which party he belongs as JD(U) has expelled him He said his entire party was staunchly in support of Kumar as he was the JD(U) Legislature Party leader "Previously the RJD support was for JD(U) and today also it is for JD(U)" he said "Our party had submitted its letter of support for JD(U) to the Governor yesterday itself There was no need as such for our MLAs to march to the Raj Bhawan with JD(U) and Congress MLAs today but they did My entire party with 24 MLAs is with JD(U) which has a support of 130 MLAs" he said PTI Written by Shubhangi Khapre | Mumbai | Published: March 18 2017 2:25 am Union Minister for Finance Corporate Affairs and Defence Arun Jaitley is greeted by Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis at a meeting in New Delhi on Friday (Source: PTI) Top News The Maharashtra government has asked the Centre for an institutional credit mechanism to help the 31 lakh farmers who cannot avail crop loans due to pending debts Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis led a delegation of senior BJP and Shiv Sena ministers and elected members to meet Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi Friday At the end of the meeting Fadnavis said “Jaitleyji has assured me he will positively consider all the demands” The participation of the Shiv Sena in the delegation indicated that Fadnavis is trying to diffuse the conflict among the alliance partners ahead of the state Budget 2017-18 presentation on Saturday The Sena along with the Congress and NCP had threatened to block the state budget unless their demand of crop loan waiver was accepted by Fadnavis Apart from seeking financial aid from the Centre the larger purpose of the meeting was to bring the Sena into the fold to put up a united front in the state legislature assembly and council in the ongoing session Congress and NCP have been systematically working to expose the Sena and BJP divide in the current session At the meeting two of the key issues raised by the delegation were: the Centre should evolve an institutional credit mechanism to bring maximum farmers in the crop loan bracket and the Centre and state can together work to address the problems of the farmers who are being left out of the credit loan because of long standing dues Fadnavis said “There are 31 lakh farmers in Maharashtra who cannot avail crop loans due to debt Now their outstanding loans amount to Rs 30500 crore” While the state government is not against the loan waiver it is not economically feasible to write-off the loans of such magnitude immediately as it would have an adverse impact on the ongoing policies and projects undertaken to help the agriculture sector and make farmers self reliant At the meeting Fadnavis gave details about the state’s agriculture status and challenges He said “The Centre will have to work out a mechanism to help the state to address the problems of farmers” There are 108 crore farmers in Maharashtra who have availed the crop loan worth Rs 105 lakh crore Apart from these there are 31 lakh farmers whose dues amount to Rs 30500 crore Of the total enhanced capital expenditure budget of Rs 31000 crore Rs 19000 crore has been spent on the agriculture sector Fadnavis told Jaitely that the state government has made higher allocations in the agriculture infrastructure in the last two-and-a-half years The drought led to the government disbursing Rs 11000 crore to farmers in relief and rehabilitation Sena ministers Eknath Shinde Subash Desai Ramdas Kadam and Diwakar Raote along with Sena elected members accompanied Fadnavis to Delhi Senior BJP ministers Pandurang Phundkar and Subash Deshmukh also attended the meeting Shinde said “Fadnavis has taken the initiative to seek the Centre’s help We expect the Centre to come out with a solution to crop loan waiver We don’t want policies or programmes” The Congress and NCP appeared divided A senior leader said “In the past the BJP had disrupted Ajit Pawar’s first budget presentation Now we have valid reason to do the same” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Saritha Rai | Published: July 9 2012 12:35 am Related News The Mazurier case is tragic Police handling may have made it worse It is an attention-grabbing case that has horrified people in BangaloreParis and everywhere Last monthSuja Jones Mazurierthe wife of a Bangalore-based French consular officialaccused her husband of sexually abusing and raping their daughtertwo months short of her fourth birthday In this countrya mere fraction of child sexual abuse incidents are reported to the police This one belongs to that even rarer category where the accused is the father and the accuser is the mother The high-profile case has come up at a time when India is in the final stages of passing its first ever lawto protect children from sexual predatorsthe Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill2012 CurrentlyIndia has no law to protect those under 18 from paedophiles in the home or outside Even the few child abuse cases that are reported are tried in adult courts with the application of adult lawssays Pinki Virani author of a book on child sexual abuse in India The outcome of this case could be that even those Indians summoning the courage to walk into a police station with a complaint would now baulk at the ideaseeing how the Mazurier case is unfolding The case is particularly complicated legally The father is a Frenchmanthe mother an Indian passport holderand their three childrenincluding the victimare all French nationals The police took their time arresting Pascal Mazuriersaying they had to first ascertain that the official did not have diplomatic immunity They finally charged him with rape under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Codeand he has been sent to judicial custody Mazurier has denied the charges Suja Jones Mazurieran educated mother of threesaid she was so distraught by what she termed was callousharsh treatment at the hands of the police that she immediately petitioned Bangalores police chief to change the investigating officer (IO) on the case In her complaintJones Mazurier listed police officials insensitivities As television channels and newspapers ransacked the shocking particulars of the case as it progressed Jones Mazuriers complaint contained stomach-churning details If a high-profile accuser under the watchful media eye can be meted such shabby police treatmenther lawyer Geetha Menon asked? NDTV also reported that Fayaz’s family was too terrified to report the kidnapping of the officer and had hoped that the militants would send him back alive.” For all the latest Sports News.

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