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Tagged with: Community fundraising Howard Lake | 8 July 2006 | News Researchers at Newcastle University have found that people put nearly three times as much money into an ‘honesty box’ when they were being watched by a pair of eyes on a poster, compared with a poster that featured an image of flowers. Is this an opportunity to boost income from static collecting boxes?The results of the research, believed to be the first to test how cues of being watched affect people’s tendency for social co-operation in a real-life setting, have been published in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters.Lead author of the study, Melissa Bateson, a Royal Society research fellow based at Newcastle University, said: “Our brains are programmed to respond to eyes and faces whether we are consciously aware of it or not. Advertisement “Our findings suggest that people are less likely to be selfish if they feel they are being watched, which has huge implications for real life.”For the best effect it seems that the eyes in the image had to appear to be looking directly at the viewer.So, does the research apply to charity collecting boxes in the same way as honesty boxes? If so, will we start to see ‘Big Brother’-type eyes being built into static fundraising collection boxes to boost donations? UK Fundraising isn’t aware of any charities that have tested this approach but we’d be happy to report on any that have. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 24 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Staring eyes poster improves effectiveness of honesty box
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Melanie May | 7 December 2015 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. London pop-up shop helps the homeless 9 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A non-profit pop-up store in East London is helping the homeless this winter by selling products that will be handed out to the city’s rough sleepers in the run up to Christmas.Crack + Cider aims to give people a useful way of directly helping the homeless without handing over cash. Customers can buy umbrellas, hats, socks, and gloves, fleeces, winter jackets, and backpacks to be distributed amongst the homeless, or the Warm and Dry Set, which includes every item. Prices range from £5 for an umbrella to £60 for the set, and since launch, the store has sold more than £5000 worth of stock.Founders Charlotte Cramer and Scarlett Montanaro chose the items after asking shelters what would be of most use to the city’s rough sleepers, naming their store Crack + Cider after a homeless neighbour told them that people didn’t give him money because of the perception that this was what it would be spent on.Stephen Robertson, CEO of The Big Issue Foundation said:“This initiative gives people an opportunity to take some direct action to help rough sleepers at the crisis point that is rough sleeping.”Crack + Cider launched on 4th November, and is open until 23rd December. Customers can also buy the items online at www.crackandcider.com. Advertisement
180 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 Howard Lake | 27 March 2017 | News Lyft’s announcement did not mention which nonprofits would benefit. Instead the company referred to the money being used to benefit “issues impacting everyone everywhere, from climate change to the pursuit of equality”. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 Advertisement Choose which cause will benefit from your Lyft round-up donation The company indicated that its Round Up & Donate facility is part of the company’s values. “Sit for something” it declares. It adds that Lyft was founded on the notion that “bringing enough rumps together can make a real impact on the environment. That parking your backsides in back seats across the nation is a way to rebuild our communities around people, not cars”. Lyft introduces round-up donations to charity https://www.instagram.com/p/BSGnkjCAwpV/It has of course already put its money where its mouth is. Following President Trump’s travel ban from Muslim-majority countries in January 2017, Lyft pledged to donate $1 million to ACLU over the next four years of the Presidency.Its approach also appears in stark contrast to that of its rival Uber, which has experienced negative publicity since the time of the travel ban, and following allegations by a former employee about its institutional sexism. 179 total views, 1 views today US transport network company Lyft is to introduce the facility to let passengers round-up their payments to donate them to charity.The option will start to be introduced in a few weeks time and then rolled out across the cities in which it operates.To donate passengers will need to have opted-in to participate. Thereafter future rides will involve an automatic round-up to the nearest whole dollar. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 The Institute of Fundraising has published its draft response to the Fundraising Regulator’s consultation on data protection, highlighting the proposed changes to the MPS as a significant change marking a ‘fundamental shift of the goalposts’.In the IoF’s draft response, published on its website this week and following Daniel Fluskey’s earlier blog on the consultation, it states that the: ‘change proposed at 7.1.1 on how fundraisers work with the Mailing Preference Service (MPS)… would mean that unless individuals have provided consent to that charity, no direct marketing mailings can be sent. That is a fundamental shift of the goalposts as to what was in the Code before, and indeed, significantly changes what the MPS service (run by the DMA) was set up to do.’It says that changing the Code so that charities could only contact people on the MPS when they have consent would exclude legitimate interest as a lawful basis, wipe out pre-existing relationships, and mean that people who sign up to the MPS receive a different experience to the one they expect.The IoF wants to see this proposed change reviewed so that it does not stop a charity contacting a supporter where there is a previous relationship, providing there is a lawful basis for doing so.The IoF also lists a number of other proposed changes as needing review or clarification. These include making the wording at 5.1.2 of the Code, which states “organisations MUST keep up to date with and have regard to relevant guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office” clearer and less ambiguous about what constitutes compliance. They also include point 5.2.7 Requirement to keep a ‘suppression list’, with the IoF suggesting that the Code is amended so that it does not become a requirement to keep and maintain a ‘suppression list’, but instead makes it clear that organisations must ensure they have appropriate systems or procedures in place so they do not send any direct marketing to individuals who have asked not to receive it.The full draft response to the Regulator’s Consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice on Data Protection can be downloaded from the IoF site, and the IoF is asking for comments and feedback from its members to help it inform its final written response. The Regulator’s consultation opened in October and runs until 8 December. 111 total views, 1 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. 112 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Tagged with: Code of Fundraising Practice data protection IoF highlights ‘fundamental shift of goalposts’ on MPS in draft response to Code consultation Melanie May | 3 November 2017 | News
World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Marissa Stacy Linkedin TCU News Now 3/3/2021 A lawsuit was filed on her behalf Jan. 23, in federal court in Dallas. The suit claims that “during her employment, she faced blatant discrimination based on gender, female, and race/national origin.” Nikaj is of Eastern European/Albanian descent, according to the suit. This follows a suit filed by an unnamed student on Jan. 15, alleging physical and verbal assault. Nikaj was hired as a tenure-track professor in August 2012 and left in 2016. She did receive equal pay as her male peers, but according to the court documents she was required to “teach a heavier caseload.”“The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a cause finding on her claims of gender discrimination based on pay,” according to the suit.Nikaj did file two complaints with TCU’s Title IX coordinator and the chair of the Department of Economics, according to court papers. However, the suit detailed multiple incidents of retaliation after she complained: “TCU attempted to increase the research requirements she needed to complete, TCU had a different expectation of her for attendance of Faculty meetings, the Department chair created a new rule intended to make it more difficult for faculty to complain of disparate treatment/discrimination and efforts to embarrass Plaintiff by inappropriately contacting other members of the profession questioning the validity of her work.”There was also a hate crime that occurred in her class in September of 2016, the suit said. She found swastikas drawn in her classroom, something that the suit said the department at TCU did not take seriously. + posts COVID-19 vaccination site at TCU opens for second weekend Marissa Stacyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/marissa-stacy/ Marissa Stacyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/marissa-stacy/ Marissa Stacy is a journalism major from Indianapolis, Indiana. Marissa enjoys traveling to new places, spending time with friends and finding great places to eat around Fort Worth. ReddIt Student body officer candidates talk campus issues in first-ever live debate Marissa Stacyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/marissa-stacy/ printA former TCU professor has filed a lawsuit alleging she faced gender and racial bias during her time in the economics department.Dr. Silda Nikaj, who specialized in “health economics and labor economics” according to the suit, wants her job back or compensation for the loss of her job.“As a practice, Texas Christian University does not comment on the specifics of pending litigation. We will respond to the claims in the complaint as a part of the legal process. The university is committed to providing an academic community that values respect, diversity, equity and inclusion,” the university said in a statement regarding the suit. Honeycutt claims strong support, wins SGA top spot TCU Economics Department is now under investigation for the discrimination of a former professor. Photo by Marissa Stacy TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Twitter Previous articleListening sessions follow filing of lawsuitNext articleEquestrian kicks off the spring season close to home Marissa Stacy RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Marissa Stacyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/marissa-stacy/ ReddIt Facebook Facebook Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025
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Advertisement TAGSAwardsfarmingKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostWomen & Agriculture Awards WhatsApp Irish Country Living is delighted to announce the launch of the 2020 Women & Agriculture Awards supported by FBD Insurance. Returning for the fifth time, the awards is a joint venture between the Irish Farmers Journal and FBD Insurance.ABOUT THE AWARDSSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Irish Country Living believe the efforts of women in agriculture deserve recognition. The awards aim to celebrate women in agriculture who are championing innovation both on farm and in the agriculture and food sector. We in the Irish Farmers Journal along with FBD Insurance aim to showcase what women who are in the agriculture and food section are doing and give them recognition for their contribution to Irish agriculture.AWARD CATEGORIESThere are two award categories Innovation on farm award which requires a woman who has successful implemented technical or managerial innovations on the family farm. Innovation in agriculture and food award where the winner will be a woman who has developed a novel idea, initiative or campaign from within the agriculture and food sector.The awards take place every second year and the previous winner of the Innovation on farm category was Maria Flynn of Ballymakenny Farm Produce. This award was in recognition of the work Maria had put into saving her family’s farm.Looking back to her win in 2018, Maria told Irish Country Living:“It was so fantastic to win. I was completely and utterly blown away. It was amazing to see what all of these women were doing on their farms and all across the country – but they don’t realise they’re innovating. They’re finding solutions and keeping their family above water – that’s what I was doing.” NewsThe 2020 Women & Agriculture Awards are backBy Meghann Scully – March 1, 2020 146 Facebook Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleJennifer Allen: Heart Health Awareness monthNext articleLimerick Wedding fayre to raise funds for Cliona’s Foundation Meghann Scully Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Twitter Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener
wsfurlan/iStock(BOSTON) — A Boston man was struck on the head with a snow shovel and slashed over the eye with a box cutter after allegedly enduring anti-gay slurs from the man who attacked him.Officers received a call at around noon on Tuesday that a suspected hate crime was in progress in Boston’s Lower Roxbury neighborhood.According to police, the 25-year-old victim was walking down the street when the suspect began hurling anti-gay slurs at him before he launched the physical attack.When officers arrived they discovered the man bleeding heavily from an apparent head wound.“Officers rendered first aid to the victim until Boston EMS arrived on scene and transported the victim to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries,” said a statement released by the Boston Police Department. “After further investigation, it was revealed to officers that the suspect struck the victim in the head with a snow shovel then pulled out a box-cutter and slashed the victim over his eye.”The suspect, later identified as 58-year-old Eddie Smith, fled on foot but was apprehended a short time later a few blocks north of where the attack took place. Authorities also located a box cutter and snow shovel.The victim, who wished to remain unnamed, allegedly told police that he has had previous encounters with the suspect and that Smith had subjected him to verbal abuse regarding his sexual orientation, according to Boston ABC affiliate WCVB-TV.Smith has been charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and mayhem, and is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court. Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Back to overview,Home naval-today US Senate Committee Backs Strike on Syria View post tag: Senate View post tag: Syria View post tag: US View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic September 5, 2013 View post tag: Defence View post tag: committee View post tag: Naval View post tag: Defense US Senate Committee Backs Strike on Syria View post tag: Strike The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution authorizing a U.S. strike on Syria yesterday.The White House welcomed the Senate committee’s decision.“We will continue to work with Congress to build on this bipartisan support for a military response that is narrowly tailored to enforce the prohibition on the use of chemical weapons, and sufficient to protect the national security interests of the United States of America,” a statement from the White House read.The committee voted 10 to 7, with one member voting “present,” to approve using force against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to The Washington Post.The senators Menendez, McCain, ranking member Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.), Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.), Timothy M. Kaine (D-Va.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) voted in favor of the resolution.Voting against were Paul and Sens. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Christopher Murphy (D-Conn.), James Risch (R-Idaho), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.). Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) voted “present.”[mappress]Naval Today Staff, September 05, 2013 Share this article View post tag: Backs
On Nov. 18 the members of the Faculty Council approved the Harvard Summer School course list for 2016. They also heard a report on the legislated review of the Ph.D. program in Film and Visual Studies and a report on student diversity. Finally, they discussed proposed reforms to the General Education program.The council next meets on Dec. 9. The next meeting of the faculty is on Dec. 1. The preliminary deadline for the Feb. 2 meeting of the faculty is Jan. 19 at noon.
View Comments So You Think You Can Dance finalist Carlos Garland is the latest to light up New World Stages in the off-Broadway hit iLuminate. The dancer began performances on June 23. The new 2014 edition of the show, directed, co-choreographed and co-written by Miral Kotb, opened on January 27,In addition to competing on the tenth season of the popular Fox series, Garland, along with his dance crew Systematic, won BET’s 106 & Park dance competition. He has also toured with Rasta Thomas’ dance company, Bad Boys of Dance.iLuminate, which first got attention as a contestant on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, tells the fantastical story of Jacob, a talented young artist who struggles to connect with the real world. He takes comfort in his magical paintbrush, which gives him the ability to turn the characters in his imagination into living creations. The show combines music, art, dance and technological magic to create a theatrical spectacle.
Buried Child ‘Buried Child’ Buried Child is a hit before it even starts performances! Led by Oscar nominees and real-life husband and wife Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, the production will now play off-Broadway through March 27; it has previously been set to shutter on March 13. Directed by Scott Elliott, the New Group revival of Sam Shepard’s play will begin previews on February 2 at the Pershing Square Signature Center’s Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for February 17.The cast will also include Taissa Farmiga, Larry Pine, Rich Sommer, Paul Sparks and Nat Wolff.Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Buried Child returns 20 years after its last major New York production. Dodge (Harris) and Halie (Madigan) are barely hanging on to their farmland and their sanity while looking after their two wayward grown sons Tilden (Sparks) and Bradley (Sommer). When their grandson Vince (Wolff) arrives with his girlfriend Shelly (Farmiga), no one seems to recognize him, and confusion abounds. As Vince tries to make sense of the chaos, the rest of the family dances around a deep, dark secret. Pine will play Father Dewis. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on April 3, 2016 View Comments
Vermont Governor Jim Douglas and Blueprint for Health Director Craig Jones, M.D., joined Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the White House today for the announcement of a new federal initiative modeled after Vermont s innovative Blueprint for Health. The announcement could have positive financial implications for Vermont, as it will enable Medicare to join Medicaid and commercial insurance carriers in state multi-insurer efforts to support primary care medical homes and community health teams. When Medicare, Medicaid, and the private sector work together, physicians will face consistent incentives to change their practices to enhance their ability to promote prevention and wellness, utilize existing information technologies, and coordinate care across multiple parts of the health care system, explained Secretary Sebelius. Governor Douglas, like many others, has recognized that when primary care is improved and care is coordinated, the overall quality is increased and costs are lowered.Vermont s Blueprint Integrated Pilots currently include all major Vermont insurers, with the exception of Medicare. This is a tremendous opportunity, explained Governor Douglas. With Medicare participation, we would have the option to expand the Blueprint beyond the current pilot phase, enhancing the delivery system reform we started here in 2006. The Blueprint has developed an advanced model of primary care and prevention that includes health teams that provide coordinated services through multiple primary care practices in a community, as well as enhanced fees for primary care based on performance and outcomes. A lot of Vermont s delivery system reform is about common sense connecting of the dots, said Governor Douglas at the White House. For many of us, a visit to our family practice physician or internist takes place in one silo, while visits to specialists and even hospital procedures happen in another. The primary care medical home, connected by health information technology to the specialists, labs, and hospitals we visit, means your personal doctor gets automatic updates on your care, test results, and medication prescriptions, whenever and wherever those services are delivered. Duplicative and by extension unnecessarily costly lab tests are eliminated, and potentially adverse medication interactions are flagged immediately. Your primary care doctor is given the information he or she needs to be at the center of your care team, ensuring coordination that will lead to better quality and outcomes.Douglas added: It is a tribute to all of our partners Vermont s Congressional delegation, commercial insurance carriers, legislators, and the Vermont medical community especially the leadership of Dr. Jones that we now see the Blueprint s innovations recognized as a national model for delivery system reform.Under the demonstration program, states that meet specified criteria will be provided an opportunity to add Medicare’s support to their efforts to enhance primary care. Applications will be solicited later this fall for Medicare participation that is slated to begin early next year.Vermont, while it will have to apply to be included in the demonstration program, is extremely well-positioned to be included in the effort.Pasted below is the full transcript from today s event.WHITE HOUSE OFFICE FOR HEALTH REFORM DIRECTOR NANCY-ANN DEPARLE : It’s my honor to welcome Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Jim Douglas, the governor of the great state of Vermont.Secretary Sebelius and I have been working together to advance the cause of health reform, and we’ve been honored to have Governor Douglas by our side. I had the pleasure of going up to Vermont to moderate a White House regional forum on health reform with the governor, and I want to thank him for his leadership as we’ve worked to make health reform a reality.Governor Douglas and many of his colleagues know that we can’t afford to wait for reform. Today, our nation spends $7,421 per person on health care, but yet there are millions of Americans who can’t get coverage. According to one government analysis, if we do nothing, health expenditures in the United States could grow from $2.5 trillion a year in 2009 to more than $7 trillion in 2025.And we know that families are suffering. And those of you who are primary-care clinicians today know that better than anyone, because you’re on the front lines.Yesterday, a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Educational Trust indicated that premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance have continued to rise. The average cost of a family policy in 2009 increased to $13,375, and on average employees pay $3,515 and employers pay a whopping $9,860. And in the past 10 years, health insurance premiums have increased by 131 percent, far outpacing wage gains or inflation.But cost isn’t the only issue. Millions of Americans who have insurance know they could lose their health care at a moment’s notice. These Americans don’t have the security or the stability they need. They know that an insurance company could eliminate the coverage they need when they need it the most, when they’re sick.Every day, 14,000 Americans lose their health insurance. The president and leaders like Governor Douglas know that the status quo can’t continue.President Obama’s health insurance reform plan addresses three simple goals: If you have health insurance, it will give you security and stability. If you don’t have insurance, it will give you quality, affordable options for the first time, and it will lower the cost of health care for our families, our businesses, and our government.Today, we’re closer than we’ve ever been to enacting health insurance reform. I know that Congress is working hard to move forward, and I’m confident that we’ll succeed. But as we move forward in the legislative process, we’re also using the tools that we have to improve health care for all Americans.As a former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, I know we have the ability to make constructive changes that will strengthen care for all Americans. And today, I’m pleased to introduce Secretary Sebelius, who will discuss an important demonstration project we’ll be launching in the days ahead.Madam Secretary?KATHLEEN SEBELIUS, SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: Well, thank you, Nancy-Ann. And it’s great to be with my former colleague, Jim Douglas, again. Jim and I were elected together in 2002, re-elected together in 2006, and then I made a slight detour, but pleased to continue to work together on these important issues.You know, there are a lot of people who tell me every day that they don’t really believe that we can lower health care costs and produce better care at the same time and say, how can that possibly be done? And the answer is really pretty simple.We spend 50 percent more per person on health care than any country in the world, and yet our health results are pretty poor over and over again. So we’ve got a lot of room for improvement in what we’re doing.And today we’re making an announcement about a new initiative that will help us deliver higher-quality patient-centered care at no extra cost to Americans. It’s a model for care that’s already in play. It’ll be better for doctors, better for patients, and better for our national balance sheet, which is why this program has such widespread endorsement.It’s a model that achieves many of the same goals that we’re trying to accomplish with health insurance reform, the legislation pending at the Congress. The model is called the advanced primary care or medical home model. And here’s how it works in a state like Vermont.Doctors are encouraged to coordinate care in the same way they do in high-performing, integrated health care systems, like Geisinger in Pennsylvania. And what we know is, when doctors work together in teams and share information more freely, patients are more likely to get the care they need and less likely to get duplicate or unnecessary care.Patients just don’t care from their doctors in this plan. They also get care from community health teams, staffed by nurses, social workers, and behavioral health counselors who check up on patients to make sure they’re managing their chronic conditions.So let’s take a patient with diabetes. Instead of being told at your doctor visit you need to exercise more and eat better, and I’ll see you in six months, you have providers actually working with that patient in the intervening time to help him or her stay healthy. What you get is a new model of health care that really could work for the entire country.It’s a model that patients like, because they get better care and more time with their doctors. It’s a model that physicians like, because they can concentrate on keeping their patients healthy, which is why they went into medicine in the first place. And it’s a model that’s good for families, businesses and government, because it delivered efficient care, effective care, and saves dollars.And it’s not just the state of Vermont that’s doing this, although Governor Douglas was a real leader in this area. In Maine, they started their own medical home pilots in January and got an overwhelming response, with more than 60 primary care practices applying to participate. Massachusetts is also following this model. In Colorado, they’re currently testing the medical home model of 16 primary care practices across the state, and they already have some impressive preliminary results.When children were enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP, were treated at medical homes, the medium health care costs went down 25 percent. But more importantly, those children were three times as likely to get a well child visit. So better intervention, better check-ups, and lower costs.It’s results we’ve seen over and over again in advanced primary care models across the country, lowering costs from chronic disease, lower costs from emergency room visits, more preventive care, and higher patient satisfaction.Now, the medical homes that are currently in operation are made possible by agreements between the public and private insurers in states to change incentives for providers to reward them for keeping their patients healthy. Earlier this year, Governor Douglas and several of our fellow colleagues who are governors wrote me in my new position to say, “We’ve got a great model, but currently we can do this only with Medicaid, with SCHIP, and with private insurers in our state. We think Medicare should participate in this program. We think there’s a real opportunity here to expand to Medicare patients.”And so we took a look at what they were saying and took a look at these impressive results. So today, I’m announcing that Governor Douglas had a great idea.(LAUGHTER)Does that come as a surprise?GOV. JIM DOUGLAS (R-VT.): Thank you.SEBELIUS: And we’re launching a new initiative that will allow Medicare to join with Medicaid and private insurers to support these advanced primary care models. States will be able to apply to participate in the initiative, but they’re going to have to meet several qualifications, including guaranteeing that the model will actually produce better results with lower health care costs. And a lot of the criteria that actually is being put together models what is already in place in these states.So we’re excited to take Governor Douglas and his colleagues up on their effort for help for the same reason the administration is so supportive of health — health insurance reform, because we believe it’s both possible, but essential to build a health care system that delivers better, smarter care to Americans at a lower price.It’s why you see explicit support for the advanced primary care model in some of the reform bills in Congress. And you also see these priorities being echoed in the bills that are under consideration.Health reform helps to limit co-pays for preventive care, which will help us catch small problems before they become big problems. And it helps invest in health I.T. to help doctors and hospital systems work more closely together, share information, identify complications, make sure that the patients are appropriately responding to treatments.We’re moving more toward bundled payments to hospitals and other care providers, to eliminate avoidable readmissions and reward better quality of care over quantity of care.Yesterday, as Nancy-Ann has said, we got new evidence for why we urgently need health reform. And I just want to repeat some of the information from the Kaiser Family Foundation, because it is quite accurate and quite a gloomy picture of what Americans are facing.Premiums up 130 percent over the last 10 years. Companies preparing to shift even more costs to workers; 4 in 10 say they’ll raise premiums and co-pays; more than a third say workers will pay more for all the out-of-pocket expenses.You know, former President Ronald Reagan used to say that status quo is Latin for “the mess we’re in.” And President Obama has made it incredibly clear that the status quo is unacceptable and unsustainable, and that’s why he’s proposed reform that will give Americans stability who have insurance coverage, changing the rules for insurance companies who now can kick people out or lock people out of the market, and reform is also — and maybe most importantly — about improving the quality of care for all Americans, making sure that they have access to high-quality health care systems, and get the primary and preventive care that can avoid high costs at the end of the day.We know that this 21st century health care system is achievable, because we see it in places around the country. We see it in Vermont, in Colorado, in Maine. We see it in great health care systems delivering high-quality, lower cost care. We need to move health reform forward to ensure that that care is available to all Americans and use the tools that we have to put these great models in place.So it’s now my pleasure to introduce Governor Jim Douglas from the state of Vermont to talk a little bit about the advance care model.(APPLAUSE)DOUGLAS: Thank you. Secretary Sebelius, thank you so much. It’s a real honor and privilege to be here with you today. It’s, I think, important to have someone from the ranks of the governors serving in your role, because you understand fully not only the challenges that are faced by states in this difficult economic environment and with the health care issues that we’re confronting, but also the opportunities. And that is evident in the announcement that you’ve made today. So thanks so much for — for your leadership at the Department of Health and Human Services.The Medicare pilot program that the secretary has announced today will help states like Vermont achieve our vision of high-quality, affordable health care for everybody across our state. This is something we’ve been pushing for, for some time, and I’m delighted that the secretary and her team have made it happen today.I’m so pleased that this progress is taking place now. I have the honor of serving as chairman of the National Governors Association, and each year the incoming chair of the association selects a topic for focus during his or her term. And I’ve decided, not surprisingly, that health care is the issue that we’ve got to focus on as an association. And so the announcement today comes at a very welcome time. We have to work together to ensure that we have a system that is affordable, accessible, and accountable to the American people.In 2003, we launched a program we called the Vermont Blueprint for Health. It’s the state’s vision for transforming our health care system. Building on the Blueprint, we passed a comprehensive health reform measure three years later.Our reform efforts were the product of extensive bipartisan negotiation and collaboration by my Republican administration and by the Democratic leaders of our legislature and by private-sector participants in our health care system across the state. We’re all united in a common desire to arrest the spiraling growth of health care costs.In Vermont, as in many states, that’s an increasing percentage of our public spending, and especially in these tough fiscal times, we have to get it under control if we’re going to be able to meet the other legitimate needs in education and environmental programs, in transportation, and the other services that are so important to the people we serve.So we worked together across the political aisle to compromise, to craft a successful health care reform package, and I think it’s equally important that everybody work together in Washington, D.C., to achieve health care reform that will be meaningful and accepted by the American people.I want to thank the efforts of the administration for reaching across the aisle, participating on a bipartisan basis in this debate, and I hope that, in the end, we’re able to work together to find the solution.Well, the bill that we passed three years ago encompasses over 60 different initiatives, including the availability of new subsidized coverage for low-income, uninsured individuals, investments in health information technology, and the Blueprint, which will benefit most greatly from the announcement that we just heard today. A lot of our delivery system is about breaking down barriers. For many of us, a visit to a family physician takes place in one silo, while a visit to a specialist or a hospital is in another silo. So we’re utilizing the health teams to which the secretary referred to break down these silos and provide coordinated services through primary care practices, both for those with chronic diseases and for those whom we want to — for whom we want to promote prevention and wellness.The primary care medical home is critical to coordinating these services. By using health I.T., your primary care doctor in Vermont receives updates on your care by connecting to the specialists, labs and hospitals that you visit, no matter where those services might be delivered. Duplicative and, by definition, unnecessary and costly tests are eliminated, and dangerous medication interactions are flagged.Commonsense coordination leads not only to better quality, but saves money throughout the whole system. For example, in a hospital in the city of Rutland, Vermont, doctors in the emergency department now have electronic access to a patient’s medication history. They’re able to diagnose more quickly a possible adverse drug reaction and avoid the need for costly tests, which can save time, money, and even lives.The Blueprint’s primary care model means a different health care experience for patients and physicians. From the patient’s perspective, they have a more thorough and less hurried primary care visit. Their community health team is there to make sure they understand their care plan and connect them with the community services that they need.The primary care providers are being paid for better care, not more care, through incentive payments. In our Vermont pilots, which now cover about 10 percent of our population, participating providers receive a larger fee for higher performance. From the primary care providers’ perspective, they now have the tools to fulfill the mission that motivated them to choose their profession in the first place. With all insurers supporting this model of care, physicians can make sure that patients’ individual needs and concerns are addressed.Medicaid and all the private insurers in the state, as well as large employers, participate in the Blueprint. And with today’s announcement, Medicare will now be able to participate in this type of exciting and innovative state-led reform.These aren’t just theories about what will happen some time in the far-off future. These reforms are having a real impact on people’s lives today.Nancy-Ann mentioned the White House forum, and I want to thank her and the president for inviting me to be one of the few governors to host a forum earlier this year. But at that forum, a young woman from the town of St. Johnsbury, named Rhonda Rose (ph), explained how her community care team has improved her life and her health. Rhonda had struggled for years to get a handle on her chronic disease. As a recipient of Medicaid and other state programs, her struggle had a financial impact on the state. Now, through a doctor, a social worker, and others on her community health team, she’s taking necessary steps to prevent expensive emergency department visits, and her health has improved, and she’s back to work.Ultimately, that’s really what health care reform is all about: slowing the growth in costs, enhancing the quality of care delivered, improving the lives of individual Americans, and helping to ensure a strong economic recovery. I know this is what the president is trying to achieve, and I appreciate his partnership with the states and encourage my colleagues on both sides of the political aisle to move forward to accomplish these vital goals for the American people.Our reform efforts need to be a true partnership between the states and the federal government and between policymakers of both parties. Today’s announcement is certainly a great step forward, and I want to thank Secretary Sebelius once again for her leadership and for making this pilot available. I know it’s going to make a difference for a lot of people across our great country.Thank you, Kathleen.(APPLAUSE)DEPARLE: Thank you, Governor, for leading us forward on this new model. And thank you, Secretary Sebelius. And thank everyone for comingSource: Governor’s office. 9.16.2009
By Dialogo June 19, 2012 The Colombian senate’s approval June 14 of looser terms in peace talks sends a strong message to leftist guerillas who have been battling the government for half a century, experts said. The constitutional reform proposed by President Juan Manuel Santos, which must still pass the House of Representatives and Constitutional Court, allows for the possibility of amnesty for demobilized guerillas. It also sets out provisions to provide restitution to victims of the decades-long conflict and opens the door for former guerillas to gain political office so long as they did not perpetuate crimes against humanity. “It is essentially a message to the guerillas — they’re saying here is a way to make peace,” Fernando Giraldo, a political science professor at the Javeriana University. Colombian law currently imposes hefty prison terms on guerilla leaders accused of terrorism and bars them for life from political office. Amnesty is only offered for non-violent political crimes. “It’s a law for peace,” said Ariel Avila of Corporación Nuevo Arco Iris, a think-tank promoting peaceful resolutions to the Colombian conflict. “It opens a door to dialogue and offers a legal grounding to support it.” The approval does not signal that talks are imminent, cautioned Giraldo. “Society needs a pathway to escape this interminable armed conflict, but peace is not around the corner,” he told AFP. In public speeches this week Santos urged the military to attack guerillas with force and insisted that if a dialogue is opened “it will be on our conditions and under our controls.” Colombia has been riled in a bloody internal conflict that has killed, injured and displaced hundreds of thousands of people over the past 50 years.
*Foundations of Financial Well-Being: Insights into the Role of Executive Function, Financial Socialization, and Experience-Based Learning in Childhood and Youth by ANITA I. DREVER, ELIZABETH ODDERS-WHITE, CHARLES W.KALISH, NICOLE M. ELSE-QUEST, EMILY M. HOAGLAND, AND EMORY N. NELMS** Learning Your Monetary ABCs: The Link between Emergent Literacy and Early Childhood Financial Literacy by Martha H. McCormick and David Godsted***Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_marshmallow_experiment) Start financial literacy lessons early — and I don’t mean as a Freshman in high school.“Parents’ influence on their children’s understanding of money management begins early…before they even start school.”*If you’re a parent, your child will invariably show interest in money before you drop them off for their first day of kindergarten. Your kids will undoubtedly be exposed to messages to consume by the time they’re two. This is why I’ve spent the better part of my parental experience advocating that parents begin money-smart lessons as early as possible, even as kids are toddling through the house. Research supports what we do: “the early elementary grades may be a developmentally appropriate time to teach children to resist consumer culture.”* Though toddlers are not developmentally able to fully grasp these concepts, they are being exposed to consumer messages and that means that we must expose them to meaningful, balanced counter-messaging. Think of it as “emergent financial literacy.”**Three basic money-smart skills that will set your kids on the path to a smarter financial future are:Making Smart Money Choices.“We are happy with things, until we find out there are better things available.” –Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending by Elizabeth Dunn, Michael NortonMaking choices is at the heart of our experience with money. We are always making money choices as adults. It’s important that we allow our kids to do the same – with parental guidance. The best way to teach and reinforce these lessons is through actual experience with cold, hard cash. Providing your kids with a structured allowance is a very effective way to accomplish this goal. Although some would cynically label an allowance as a “handout,” when given for the purpose of teaching your kids how to use money properly, it is a noble endeavor.My parents are wonderful people. Like other parents at the time, they gave us money, called it “allowance” and hoped it might help teach us to become money-smart. Given the limited discourse on youth financial literacy at that time, their approach was actually relatively progressive.We need to do better today, however.Don’t give your kids a handout. Be explicit with them about the meaning of an allowance. Just as you wouldn’t allow them to use a saw or razor without guidance, let them know you are providing an allowance so they may learn to use money properly.A good starting point is to provide your five-year-old with five dollars a week, increasing it from there as your child hits each birthday. I’ve written extensively on allowance and growing financial responsibility with your kids as they age. You can read more in this post, which provides practical allowance tips for kids age two to 12.“For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”–Stumbling on Happiness by Dan Gilbert.My daughters like to ask me about the quality of their spending decisions. Just last week, my teenage daughter talked to me about her desire to buy a Fjallraven Kanken Mini Backpack, which are apparently all the rage. They cost $60 and she could afford to buy one using some of the money she earned earlier in the summer. I shared my thoughts, “You already have two backpacks. Why do you need another?” In a moment of rare thoughtful attention, I told her to keep in mind that my opinion was just that – mine. My value judgements come from oodles of experience (good and bad). We parents want to share our values. Of course, we’d like our kids to adopt our most cherished ones. But our value judgments are not theirs. Giving our kids responsibility over their own money allows them to learn to make their own judgments when the stakes are low and when those same financial mistakes aren’t potentially catastrophic.Personal experience is the best teacher. Setting up a guided allowance will help your kids begin to understand how to make money-smart choices that will work best for them now and in the future.Needs vs. WantsDistinguishing between needs and wants is essential to becoming money-smart. It’s also very important to not fall into the trap of “demonizing” wants. Desire is okay. Even Money Mammals are allowed to want things. However, it’s equally important that kids recognize that the money tap is not endless.For early elementary and even preschool age kids, it’s very easy to play a simple “need vs. want” game at the market. Ask your child to tell you which of the items you’re purchasing are “needs” and which ones are “wants” as you walk around the store. It’s simple and fun and even little kids start to understand these basic concepts very quickly.It’s also a good idea to explain the unseen decisions that you make. Shelter, food and clothing are three obvious needs that are good for your kids to understand. Teach your children the nuance of what I call “conditional needs.” For example, you need a conveyance to get to work. Your options include walking, biking, taking public transportation or driving your car. You can explain to your kids that the latter might be the best choice, because the other options eat into family time.It’s also helpful for kids to understand that your purchase of a $27,000 Prius may seem extravagant to them. They didn’t see that you didn’t buy a $45,000 SUV. They also don’t see the money you save with its superior fuel economy. It’s worth a conversation with them about these choices. Of course, you could make arguments for all these conveyances depending on your location. It’s ultimately up to you and your situation. The point here is that you communicate to your kids the “why” behind the choices you are making (especially the big, invisible ones).Discussing needs and wants pays off. I recall a time when I dropped and shattered my phone. As I quickly cried out my need for a new one, my very proud daughter interjected, with gusto, “You don’t NEED an iPhone, Dad.” Point taken! Once you begin to teach your kids how to be money-smart, they may help keep YOU in line.Saving for a Goal“Delaying consumption does not drive people to unmitigated self-denial. Rather, it drives them to maximize their happiness, whatever form that takes.” –Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending by Elizabeth Dunn, Michael NortonSaving for a goal is one of the most powerful skills you can teach your kids. It goes beyond the financial literacy realm. I believe it’s an essential life skill. Life is only truly lived by the dreamers, and dreams are achieved by setting goals.Research strongly supports training kids to focus on goals early. You’ve likely heard about The Marshmallow Test famously implemented by Stanford researcher, Walter Michel. Children were given a choice between one small immediate reward or waiting a short period of time to get double the reward. You may not know that Mr. Michel did a follow up study on some of those same test subjects many years later. The participants who were able to delay gratification “tended to have better life outcomes, as measured by SAT scores, educational attainment, body mass index (BMI), and other life measures.”*** The long term effects of learning to delay gratification are powerful.Brain research also supports this approach:“Executive function of the brain, critical in goal setting and delaying gratification, develops rapidly in the first five years… Research indicates that there are innate individual differences in inhibition that can be influenced during executive function’s rapid development between the ages of 3 and 5… For example, working memory and inhibition together make it possible to keep our savings goals at the front of our mind even while considering a seductive purchase.”*Need a bit more convincing that it’s important to start early?Another study “found that parent and teacher reports of child’s self-control between the ages of 3 and 11 is associated with future savings and investment behavior, home and retirement account ownership, and self-reported money and credit management success.”*Undoubtedly, there is much that is complicated about financial matters. Teaching your kids about money does not have to be. Start with these basics and you’ll be well on your way to raising a money-smart, “money comfortable” kid. 111SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Lanza John Lanza is the Chief Mammal of Snigglezoo Entertainment, and Creator of The Money Mammals. John created The Saving Money Is Fun Kids Club for credit unions nationwide and has … Web: www.themoneymammals.com Details
A few days ago I was enjoying a weekend with my husband and my son.We had taken a dip in our pool due to the hot summer day.We had watched a movie together.It was just one of those weekends that you tend to smile about long after they are done.We decided on Sunday evening to take another dip in the pool with friends when we heard a massive crash inside our home.My husband went to investigate and instantly came back outside.What was it? – I asked.Our son’s ceiling caved in – he replied calmly.BE SERIOUS! – I exclaimed.Little did I know at that point, that he was.I remember going into that room and picturing where all of our son’s things were.Where he most often was and how fatal it really could have been had he been in there.All of the sudden all of those “things” were truly just things.All of the sudden we had a vivid reminder of what was really important.Anyone that really knows me, knows that I have anxiety.Although I used to be quite hush hush about it, I have found that talking about it is not only therapeutic but a way to connect with others.Needless to say, this caused a meltdown of epic proportions.I placed a friendship SOS and was greeted with friends and family far and wide sending me votes of confidence and nuggets of faith.Why am I telling you this?Do you know who surrounded us with love and empathy immediately?My credit union family.The people that I have been blessed enough to meet in this movement.Some I have met.Some I just know through the community of financial superheroes.People I had never personally met offering to drive to my home and help the best that they could.Phone calls.Messages.Texts.As I was contemplating what to write about for my article this time, it occurred to me that THIS was exactly what I needed to say.The credit union movement surpasses the financial walls.It doesn’t end at the front door or when the last person leaves the office for the night.Credit union people seem to just carry this magical component with them.Maybe it’s because we learn what caring and empathy means.Maybe it’s because we have seen folks struggle and we have seen them come out the other side better than ever.Maybe it’s just because CU folks are just darn good people.All I know is that I am experiencing a low right now.I am worried, anxious, and every other adult word that makes your spine tingle.Despite all of those feelings, my credit union family continues to lift my spirits and restore my faith that everything will be okay.This is my shout out.My shout out to all of my CU people far and wide.You’re amazing people.You do amazing things.You make amazing connectionsYou make amazing differences in people’s lives.That hole in my son’s room is just potential for greater change.I know that because the credit union movement and the people within it taught me. 11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Nanci Wilson Nanci started her credit union journey due to lack of kindness.That fact is what led her to close her bank account and open up at a credit union.Ultimately … Web: https://www.universityfederalcu.org Details
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Suffolk County police have arrested an upstate New York man for allegedly stabbing a 38-year-old man to death in the victim’s Central Islip home six years ago, authorities said.Christopher JamesCentralChristopher James, 23, of Binghamton, was charged Sunday with second-degree murder.Homicide Squad detectives alleged the suspect stabbed Kevin Pierson to death in his Maplewing Drive residence, where he was found dead on Feb. 12, 2010.An acquaintance checking on Pierson’s welfare had called 911 upon discovering blood at the entrance of the victim’s apartment. Responding officers found his body in his bedroom, police said.James will be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.
Topics : Hong Kong’s flagship English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, owned by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will cut senior management pay and ask staff to take unpaid leave for three weeks, a staff letter obtained by Reuters showed.Chief executive Gary Liu said in the letter the cost cuts were needed because of a 20% fall in revenues in the 2019/20 financial year and a 50% drop in the latest quarter despite more readers amid last year’s protests and the coronavirus outbreak.Liu said “limited” layoffs would take place, salaries would be frozen and he was cutting “almost everything that can be spared” on operations from non-essential travel to the annual company party. “SCMP’s journalists have withstood tear gas, petrol bombs, dangerous confrontations, and exposure to deadly disease, not to mention the countless hours spent pursuing stories that have powered our growth,” Liu said.”But even with resolve and immense audience growth, SCMP’s revenues declined,” he said, adding that the newspaper was heavily reliant on the recession-hit Hong Kong economy.The newspaper reported that the pay of senior management would be cut and staff would be put on unpaid leave. It did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Liu’s letter.From Rupert Murdoch’s News UK to McClatchy’s chain of newspapers across the United States, news publishers are attracting record numbers of readers as people in lockdown seek information, yet advertising revenue has plummeted.The Hong Kong newspaper, which is more than 116 year old, was taken over by Alibaba from Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok in a $266 million deal in 2015.
Cathay had expected deliveries of 32 A321neos, 12 A350s and 21 777-9s by 2024, according to a November 2019 investor presentation.Airbus and Boeing did not respond immediately to requests for comment.Most airlines globally are trying to defer new aircraft deliveries as they grapple with the downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, which has wrecked travel demand.Cathay last week warned it expected to report a HK$9.9 billion loss for the six months ending June 30, including impairment charges on 16 planes.The airline said on Wednesday that it had reduced its monthly cash burn to about HK$1.5 billion from HK$2.5 billion to HK$3 billion while maintaining a minimal flying schedule.However, it said that there was no assurance travel would rebound to pre-outbreak levels and that it expected its full-year results to be “materially worse” and would include the mark-to-market impact of fuel hedging losses.Cathay, which received a $5 billion rescue package from the Hong Kong government and shareholders including the rights issue, said it might further access equity and debt capital markets to strengthen its balance sheet.Topics : Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Wednesday it had reached agreement with Airbus SE to delay the delivery of A350s and A321neos and was in advanced talks with Boeing Co about deferring its 777-9 orders.The airline said the A350s due to arrive in 2020 and 2021 were now scheduled for 2020-2023 and A321neos expected from 2020-2023 would arrive from 2020-2025. It did not provide further details of the number expected each year.“This deferral of deliveries is expected to produce cash savings to the Cathay Pacific Group in the short to medium term,” it said in a prospectus for its HK$11.7 billion (US$1.51 billion) rights issue lodged with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (July 18) – A back and forth battle between Gary Hill and Mark Wermling ended after a caution late in Friday’s IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified feature at Electric City Speedway.The two had won heat races earlier in the evening and every indication was that their race to the main event checkers was going to be a nailbiter. The yellow waved on lap 18 and as the field came to the restart, Wermling broke and he came to a stop on the front stretch. After the ensuing restart, Hill shot ahead and there was no looking back.
RelatedPosts Joe Aribo scoops Young Player, Goal of the season awards Saka: I’ll remember this week forever Arsenal sweat on Bukayo Saka new deal Scotland have not called up left back Kieran Tierney for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers, after his Premier League club Arsenal requested that the national team leave him out, manager Steve Clarke said on Tuesday.Tierney, the most expensive player to be recruited from the Scottish Premiership when Arsenal signed him in August for £25 million, made his debut for the London club in September after recovering from double hernia surgery.The 22-year-old has made six appearances in all competitions this season but was withdrawn towards the end of last weekend’s 1-1 league draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers and Scotland boss Clarke said the nature of his issue was a “question for Arsenal” to answer.“Kieran’s got an ongoing issue that Arsenal are keen to address in the next international break.“Arsenal asked us not to select him. It’s a little bit frustrating. It’s obviously frustrating for Kieran as well but we’ve got good cover in that position.Looking ahead to Wednesday’s Europa League clash against Portuguese side Vitoria, Arsenal said on their website that they had “no first team squad players unavailable due to injury”.Clarke told a news conference ahead of Scotland’s qualifiers against Cyprus on Nov. 16 and Kazakhstan three days later, that Liverpool’s Andy Robertson is expected to start at left back for Scotland.“I have to focus on the players that come.“My job is to try and build a squad… that’s 100% committed, ready to come here and do their best for the country,” he added.Belgium and Russia have already qualified from Scotland’s group but Clarke’s side, who sit fourth in Group I, can still qualify for the finals through the playoffs. Tags: Kieran TierneyScotland
Press Association Cardiff owner Vincent Tan had stated he was confident of reaching an agreement after holding talks with Hammam, and a deal has now been struck. It is believed Cardiff agreed to pay a one-off lump sum and a schedule of further, smaller payments. Tan said: “I am grateful and indebted to Sam Hammam, Michael Isaac and Michael Filiou for their part in this resolution, which brings to a close a lengthy period of uncertainty. “This settlement allows us to look to a new era of financial stability, which should be celebrated by all connected to Cardiff City. “I am delighted, primarily for the supporters of this great club that we can put this matter firmly behind us and plan for our future with confidence.” Hammam will become an honorary life president of the club, while his representative Filiou has taken a place on the board. “This resolution will rightly be regarded as a proud and historic occasion for all associated with Cardiff City Football Club,” said Hammam. “Now that an amicable agreement has been reached, thanks in most part to the vision of Tan Sri Vincent Tan and the important role of Michael Isaac and Michael Filiou, the club can now focus on the exciting Premier League season ahead, while building for the future with optimism.” Tan claimed last week that once an agreement with Langston was secured he would look to convert the substantial amount he is owed by the club into equity in order to ensure Cardiff become debt free. The debt to Swiss-based financial company Langston, of whom former Bluebirds chief Sam Hammam is a representative, was taken out in 2004 and was believed to be worth £24million. Cardiff’s most recent financial figures showed the club were £83million in debt. Cardiff have reached an “amicable resolution” with creditors Langston Corporation over the club’s longstanding debt.
Mike Radja scored the only goal of the shootout as Belfast Giants returned to the top of the Elite League standings with a 2-1 Elite League victory over Manchester Storm. Press Association Craig McCallum scored a hat-trick and added an assist to lead Edinburgh Capitals to a 7-5 victory over Sheffield Steelers, while two goals from Lou Dickenson helped Dundee Stars to a 6-3 win over Fife Flyers. Ricards Birzinsh opened the scoring 3:45 into the contest but the Giants drew level just 41 seconds into the second period when Colin Shields scored his ninth goal of the season on the powerplay. Neither side could find a winner to send the game into the shootout and after each side came up blank following nine attempts each Radja finally beat Zane Kalemba to earn the extra point.
More than 3,500 rental cars were damaged or destroyed in a fire that burned across 15 acres near a Florida airport before being contained late Friday night.The cars were in a grassy area that is used as an overflow lot by car rental companies servicing Southwest Florida International Airport.Witnesses said they heard multiple small explosions and flames. Another 3,850 vehicles were undamaged, according to airport spokeswoman Vicki Moreland.Multiple law enforcement agencies in Southwest Florida assisted in controlling the fire and managing roads.Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.
KOLKATA: Former India international Manoj Tiwary, fondly known as ‘Chota Dada in Bengal, spoke about his exclusion from Team Indias playing XI even after scoring a century during an exclusive video interview published on the FanCode App.”I never thought that after scoring a 100 for my country, getting a Man of the Match Award, I will not find a place in the playing XI for the next 14 games. But I also do respect the fact that the captain and the coach or the management had some other ideas as well because we as players have to respect whatever they were thinking at that point of time, maybe they thought otherwise. “I never got the opportunity, or you say courage, at that point of time to go and ask Mahi, our captain during that time, because we respect our seniors so much that we tend to hold ourselves back on questioning a few things. So, I haven’t questioned him yet,” Tiwary said. Tiwary also revealed that he wanted to ask about his exclusion during his stint with the Rising Pune Supergiant, in which M.S. Dhoni was his teammate, but resisted because of the ‘game situation and intensity in the IPL’. “I’ve obviously thought about asking him in the future,” Tiwary added. He recently led Bengal to the finals of Ranji Trophy and scored his maiden triple ton in first-class cricket. The 34-year-old shared his thoughts about that too in the video series titled ‘Lockdown But Not Out’. He also picked Mumbaikars, Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw, as the next big superstars of Indian cricket. (IANS)
New Delhi: Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Daredevils will lock horns with MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings on Friday at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.In the last match played at the MCA’s International Stadium in Pune, Chennai Super Kings outshined Delhi Daredevils and won the game by 13 runs.Chennai Super Kings has already qualified for the Play-offs and they are at the number two spot in the Standings while Delhi Daredevils are at the floor of the Points Table with just three wins.On one hand CSK is considered as one of the most consistent team in the Indian Premier League, on the other hand, Delhi Daredevils has struggled in every season of the tournament.Now, the picture of the Play-offs is quite clear and Delhi Daredevils will not be able to make it through the next level this year but it will be interesting to see whether DD manages to clinch win against CSK which will help up building up morale in the coming match against Mumbai Indians.Talking about the batsmen on both sides, Delhi Daredevils has Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw in the squad who have scored on every occasion they come out in the middle while Chennai Super Kings has in-form Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu who are very crucial for the team.In bowling department, DD has Trent Boult as the leading wicket-taker for the team and Amit Mishra as the most economical bowler in the side while CSK has Deepak Chahar and Dwayne Bravo as a huge asset.Match Predictions – Statistically, in the 17 matches played between the two Chennai Super Kings has won 12 times and Delhi has to settle with just five wins.The favourite pick for today’s match will be Chennai Super Kings because of their consistent performance in the tournament and strong batting line-up. For all the Latest Sports News News, Indian Premier League News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
Update on the latest in sports: April 27, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNFL-SAINTS-WINSTONAP source: Saints, Winston in ‘advanced’ negotiationsNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees. The person says the Saints and Winston are in “advanced” talks. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guards Andrew Nembhard and Tre Mann have declared for the NBA draft while keeping open the option of returning to school.The Gators made the announcement on the final day underclassmen had to decide on their futures.Nembhard hired an NCAA-certified agent so he can retain his college eligibility and potentially return to school. He returned last year after not getting invited to the NBA scouting combine.The sophomore averaged 11.2 points, 5.6 assists and 3.0 rebounds in 2019-20. Mann, a freshman, averaged 5.3 points off the bench.Nembhard’s decision comes after two other Florida starters — guard Scottie Lewis and forward Keyontae Johnson — decided to stay in school.The Gators seem to be equipped to handle both potential departures. They have Ques Glover and former Cleveland State standout Tyree Appleby to play the point next season. — Safety Kavon Frazier, who missed most of last season with a pectoral injury, has signed with the Miami Dolphins. Frazier was limited to four games in 2019 for the Dallas Cowboys before going on injured reserve. In four seasons with Dallas, he played 44 games, starting twice, and also contributed on special teams. Frazier becomes the 11th free agent to join the Dolphins this offseason. He was a sixth-round draft pick in 2016 out of Central Michigan. NFL DRAFT-TV RATINGSNFL draft averages record 8.4M viewers across 3 daysUNDATED (AP) — Seth Markman was just as nervous as NFL coaches and general managers about the unknown factors involved with a virtual draft. But the ESPN executive producer said he was overwhelmed with how everything came together over the three days. It also ended up being must-see TV as the first significant live sporting event since the coronavirus pandemic ground everything to a halt.The draft averaged a record 8.4 million viewers over all three days, according to the NFL and Nielsen. Bull Riding resumes, but no fansGUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA (AP) — The Professional Bull Riders returned from a 41-day break this weekend in Guthrie, Oklahoma, for an Unleash The Beast event originally scheduled for Las Vegas. The two-day competition at Lazy E Arena was closed to fans to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Fabiano Vieira won the competition with the only 3-for-3 performance. The 37-year-old Brazilian earned $11,000 and 104 points to jump from 14th to ninth in the season standings.The PBR also plans to stage two-day events at the Lazy E on May 9-10 and 16-17.VIRUS OUTBREAK-ITALYItalian sports to resume training soon NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he can envision baseball games being played without fans this summer at Yankee Stadium and the Mets’ Citi Field.The Democrat said “Be creative. Try to figure it out,” during his briefing Sunday. Adding that if players could get paid more than staying home and owners would get some revenue versus total shutdown, why not? He’d love to watch.Cuomo says he has spoken with owners of professional sports teams, but he did not identify which ones. They would have to make the economics work without gate revenue but with broadcast revenue.Cuomo said that everybody has to think outside the box, because there is no box.VIRUS OUTBREAK-BULL RIDING The previous high was 6.2 million last year.MLB-CLEVELAND-FURLOUGHSIndians to furlough some employeesCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians will pay regular salaries to full-time employees through June 30, but the club has had to furlough others due to the COVID-19 outbreak.The team said senior executives took “voluntary salary reductions” to ensure the team could continue to pay staffers. The Indians confirmed they have furloughed many of their part-time employees and interns. Those will take effect on May 1. In other college basketball news:— San Diego State forward Matt Mitchell has declared for the NBA draft while keeping open the option of returning to school. The Aztecs made the announcement on the final day underclassmen had to decide on their futures. The school says Mitchell did not hire an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility. Mitchell has until June 3 to withdraw his name from draft consideration and return to SDSU for his final season. Mitchell started the season as the sixth man but started the final 19 games. He was named to the All-Mountain West first team.— South Carolina forward A.J. Lawson is entering the NBA draft for a second straight season. Lawson is a 6-foot-6 sophomore who also went through the process after his freshman season. Like a year ago, Lawson is not hiring an agent giving him the chance to return to the Gamecocks. Lawson started all 31 games for South Carolina, averaging a team-best 13.4 points a game. Lawson had until Sunday to enter the draft. He has until June 3 to pull his name out and return for his junior season. VIRUS OUTBREAK-CUOMO-BASEBALLGovernor envisions baseball without fans this season Associated Press UNDATED (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says professional sports teams can resume training on May 18.The move means that the Serie A soccer league could resume playing games in June.Serie A has been suspended since March 9, when the government ordered a nationwide lockdown.Conte also said that athletes in individual sports can resume training on May 4.ARKANSAS DERBY Cavallari, Cutler getting divorced after 7 years of marriageCHICAGO (AP) — Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler are getting divorced.Cavallari said in an Instagram post Sunday that she and her husband are breaking up after seven years of marriage and a decade together.Cutler played 12 seasons in the NFL with Denver, Chicago and Miami. He was with the Bears from 2009-2016.Cavallari and Cutler have three young children — two sons and a daughter.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 The Indians are one of the few teams to guarantee full-time workers their salaries through June.MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred told teams last week he was suspending non-player personnel contracts on May 1. Many teams agreed to pay employees through May.Baseball has been shut down since March 12 and the start of the season remains unclear.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-FLORIDA-NEMBHARDNembhard declares for draft again Arkansas Derby to be run in 2 divisionsUNDATED (AP) — For the first time, the Arkansas Derby will be run in two divisions next weekend.Both will carry the full 170 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby. The race was originally set to have a $1 million purse.Now, each division will be worth $500,000. A total of 22 horses are expected to run on Saturday between the two divisions, including winners of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Rebel Stakes, Tampa Bay Derby and Louisiana Derby.CAVALLARI AND CUTLER DIVORCE The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because negotiations were ongoing.Winston passed for 5,109 yards and 33 touchdowns last season but also threw 30 interceptions. Tampa Bay has replaced Winston with ex-Patriots QB Tom Brady.Meanwhile, the Saints says reserve QB Taysom Hill has a new two-year contract.In other NFL news:— Seattle Seahawks veteran offensive lineman D.J. Fluker said he has been released by the team after two seasons as their starting right guard. Fluker posted on Twitter that he had been informed by coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider of the decision. The move came two days after Seattle drafted Fluker’s heir apparent in LSU guard Damien Lewis in the third round of the NFL draft. Seattle has also added several interior offensive linemen this offseason, including B.J. Finney, Kahlil McKenzie and Chance Warmack. The move with Fluker will save Seattle about $3.6 million against the salary cap.
Fiammetta:This PCP could have been written July 8, 2010.That’s the date of “The Decision” heard ’round the world: the day LeBron James took his talents to South Beach. Clearly, it’s also the day sports writers were set for life with new phrases to annoy readers with.When LeBron ditched Cleveland for the greener (and warmer, in more ways than one) pastures of Miami, the Heat instantly became the most hated team…ever? I’m sure a bunch of old-guy sports historians would spend the rest of their lives debating that with me – no disrespect to the Bad Boys of the 1980s Detroit Pistons, the 2007 New England Patriots or any New York Yankees team ever, as much as it pains me to say it.Regardless, that’s not the point. Everyone wants to see how the Heat will fare in the NBA Playoffs, and given their recent three-game winning streak (with a 100-77 beat down of Boston sandwiched in the middle), all signs point to the sky for Miami. The Heat is – and really has been for the duration of the season – a remarkably underrated defensive team. Miami allows 94.9 points per game (seventh in the league) and holds a plus-7.3 scoring differential (tied with Chicago for tops in the league).Plus, they also have James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. But you already knew that.Erickson:Apparently Phil Jackson’s team has lost the will to win.With only two games left until the playoffs, the Lakers have lost five consecutive games – despite their 55-25 record.Sure, L.A. has clinched its division and a spot in the playoffs, but going in on a losing streak isn’t exactly the best way to make it back to the NBA Finals.While the Heat has finally hit a winning streak, the Lakers’ losing streak is more concerning, especially considering they are the defending champions and they’ve had a strong season up to this point.With the losing streak comes a lack a confidence and frustration, which could be the kiss of death for any team headed into the playoffs.If the Lakers aren’t able to get back on track, they can give up any hope of achieving their third three-peat. If L.A. can turn things around and hit a hot streak, they might be able to achieve the NBA’s ultimate form of a hat trick. However, losing to the likes of Utah and Golden State – both of whom are wavering around the .500 mark and will miss the playoffs – in the midst of its season-end collapse doesn’t carry a lot of promise.The Lakers may have lost the drive that helps them be one of the league’s best teams year-in and year-out, but if they don’t find it soon, they might as well just hand over the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy now.
Male Athlete of the Year — Frank Kaminsky, junior forward, basketballEntering the 2013-14 men’s basketball season, questions about who would be able to solidify Wisconsin’s front court lingered after losing three starting forwards to graduation. Frank Kaminsky quickly put any doubts to bed in a season that displayed a meteoric rise from bench player to anchor of a Final Four team.Just four games into the regular season, the Kohl Center was already filled with chants of “Frank the Tank” as the junior forward broke UW’s single-game scoring record — a record that stood for more than 40 years — scoring 43 points against North Dakota.By the time Wisconsin entered its Big Ten schedule, Kaminsky had established himself as a force in the paint with the ability to stretch defenses with his perimeter shooting.The 7-footer burst onto the national stage with a NCAA Tournament campaign where he averaged 18.5 points and six rebounds per game. Kaminsky’s 28 point, 11 rebound performance in Wisconsin’s Elite Eight win over Arizona clinched the Most Outstanding Player award for the NCAA Tournament West Regional.Kaminsky would finish his first-team All-Big Ten season leading the team in points (13.9) and rebounds (6.3) per game.-Spencer SmithFemale Athlete of the Year — Lauren Carlini, freshman setter, volleyballBefore she even stepped onto the UW Field House volleyball court, freshman setter Lauren Carlini carried the weight of the University of Wisconsin volleyball program squarely on her shoulders.The No. 1-ranked recruit in the nation and 2012 Gatorade National Player of the Year was projected to start as Badgers’ setter immediately, but she surpassed sky-high expectations by leading a feisty Wisconsin offense and averaging 11.15 assists per set, good for third overall in the Big Ten conference.After Wisconsin failed to qualify for the NCAA tournament for six consecutive seasons, Carlini guided the team to its first national title match since 2000. She distributed 12.55 assists in six tournament games, including 50 total assists in a victory against the tournament’s top seed in Texas in the Final Four match. Carlini earned 2013 regional MVP honors for her tournament performance in addition to 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year.Carlini developed as a dynamic playmaker on the court in a variety of ways. She used her athletic 6-foot-2 frame not only to set up opportunities for her teammates, but also to scramble for digs and put away balls with powerful strikes or acrobatic tips.-Lee GordonHonorable Mention: Alex Rigsby, women’s hockey; Michelle Mueller, softballCoach of the Year — Kelly Sheffield, VolleyballAfter a lackluster 2012 season for the Wisconsin volleyball team, it seemed like the right time for Wisconsin to move in another coaching direction.Hired to replace former head coach Pete Waite, Kelly Sheffield inherited a young team without high expectations for its first year in the ultra-competitive Big Ten volleyball conference. Still, success seemed just a few years away for Sheffield who had a proven track record at Dayton, where he compiled a 131-33 record over 5 years. Especially because UW had also managed to poach the No. 1 high school recruit in Lauren Carlini prior to Sheffield’s arrival.Still, nobody expected him to turn things around this quickly.Given little more than a summer to get his team prepared, Sheffield was often characterized as a coach that expected perfection from his players. In his first week of practice, he set a precedent that would last throughout the season: Mistakes would be punished with extra cardio.A stark contrast from the previous coach, it worked wonders for an undersized, unathletic team, helping them finish the regular season ranked No. 13 nationally, before continuing on a NCAA tournament run that captivated the University of Wisconsin campus.Although Sheffield and co. suffered heartbreak in the National Championship, the team will lose only one senior and is expected to be right back in the title conversation next year with Sheffield at the helm.–Nick DanielsHonorable Mention: Bo Ryan, men’s basketballMoment of the Year — Bo Ryan cutting down the net in AnaheimIt was 13 seasons in the making when Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan finally got his chance to cut down the nets with Wisconsin after an Elite Eight win in the NCAA Tournament.Coach Ryan had gone to every Final Four with his dad, Butch, since his days back at UW-Platteville. Butch passed away in the summer of 2013. On what would have been his dad’s 90th birthday, Bo Ryan led his Wisconsin team to an overtime win over No. 1 seed Arizona in the West Regional Final to send the Badgers to the Final Four for the first time in his tenure with UW.When the game was over, anticipation built in the wake of victory as player after player, staff member after staff member, climbed the ladder in the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. cutting a piece of netting from the rim to signify their accomplishment. Finally it was the head coach’s turn. Chants of “Bo! Bo! Bo!” began to fill the arena as Wisconsin fans eagerly waited for their coach to cut the final piece of netting down.Ryan sheered the final string and hoisted the net in victory. After he had made his way back down the ladder, the Wisconsin players put the ultimate exclamation point on the moment when they lifted their coach in the air. Grasping his freshly cut net, Ryan lifted his fist in the air while his face showed what the moment meant. The coach from Chester, Penn. had done it. A wide smile filled his face as he sat on the shoulders of his team.-Spencer SmithHonorable mention: Wisconsin volleyball advancing to NCAA Championship after defeating Texas, NCAA SemifinalGame of the Year — Wisconsin vs. Arizona, men’s basketball, Elite EightThe Badger Herald game of the year didn’t have much for competition. It was the most recent, most riveting game and kept this campus alive through another elongated winter. It also vaulted Frank Kaminsky to a popularity level once thought impossible – that’ll happen when you score 28 points and grab 11 rebounds en route to claiming a spot in the final four.Wisconsin and Arizona balanced each other for most of the game on opposite ends of the see-saw. Arizona led first, then Wisconsin. Arizona again, then Wisconsin. In the end, regulation just wasn’t enough to settle the West Region.And while the Badgers were in control for much of the extra period, they were never out of harms reach until the final buzzer sounded. Nick Johnson took one dribble too many and failed to get a shot off before his season officially ended.Kaminsky was the leading horse for the Badgers down the stretch, but was joined in double figures by Traevon Jackson, who also contributed five assists, two of them in overtime.The win sent the Badgers to Dallas and the Final Four, the first of Ryan’s coaching career. It also sent thousands of Badgers back home to enjoy it on State Street.-Sean ZakHonorable Mention: Wisconsin vs. Texas, volleyball, NCAA SemifinalsPlay of the Year — Mark Zengerle OT winner vs. Ohio State, men’s hockey, Big Ten Tournament Championship game In his four years at Wisconsin, Mark Zengerle made a name for himself as a playmaker, but his label didn’t hold him back when his team needed a pivotal score.Ohio State was the underdog heading into the Big Ten Tournament Championship game March 22, but over halfway through the third period Wisconsin was up against the odds.The Buckeyes possessed a 4-2 lead with only six minutes and 52 seconds left in the game. But then, in the blink of an eye, the senior class for Wisconsin answered the bell and brought the Badgers even; just 48 seconds later they set the stage for the heroics of Zengerle.More than seven minutes ticked off the clocked after Wisconsin had tied the game at four, sending the game to a sudden death overtime. In the overtime, with margin for error even slimmer – especially for OSU who was trying to secure an NCAA bid – neither team made a critical mistake for over seven minutes.But then Zengerle, the opportunist, released a shot in the offensive zone from the top of the slot. It looked harmless at first and didn’t even reach they Buckeyes’ goaltender Christian Frey. A pile of players in front of Frey fumbled for the puck, but none of them could come away with it. However, behind the scrum, Zengerle slipped to the left side of the net and secured possession, fired a wrister and somehow trickled the puck past Frey as the celebration ensued with Zengerle sliding in exhilaration across the ice.It was only the 37th goal of his career against his 125 assists, but he couldn’t have saved his last collegiate goal for a better time.-Dan Corcoran
Take a look at Pogba’s performance below Manchester United’s comeback draw against Tottenham dealt a blow to both teams’ hopes of making it into next season’s Champions League.However, for both sides, the return of players who had previously been ruled out of the rest of the campaign was a huge plus.None more successfully, however, than Paul Pogba’s 34-minute second-half masterclass.Pogba had been out of action in the Premier League since Boxing Day in 2019 with injury but returned to the United side with a flourish, albeit from the bench.His introduction in the second half, with Man United 1-0 down, served as a catalyst for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.His long-awaited partnership with Bruno Fernandes immediately change the course of the game not just in terms of the final result but the side’s style of play as well.Passes were more incisive and United were more threatening.It all culminated in him dancing his way past Spurs’ Eric Dier and into the box before he was tugged down by the bamboozled Englishman.The resulting penalty was tucked away by Fernandes as Man United secured a point.Another highlight of his night was an almost effortless long-range pass to Marcus Rashford.The response on social media was overwhelmingly positive, although some people called for more consistency.
Ghana’s bid team were left licking their wounds after losing out on hosting Afcon 2017 following an announcement in Gabon’s favour on Wednesday.However, Randy Abbey, a member of the Ghana team that traveled to Cairo to witness the landmark announcement alleges underhand dealings.He made the serious allegations while speaking to Joy Sports editor Nathaniel Attoh on Sports Today.”We will like to congratulate Gabon for being declared the winner. But there was something and in the coming hours or days you will hear, I’m sure, from especially the Algerians.”Abbey methodically detailed how the final moments of the voting went on, intoning how bizarre the entire Executive Committe felt the procedure had gone.”Even the Executive Committee members who cast their vote did not know the result of the vote. Only two of them, with Issa Hayatou were called to look at the vote,” Abbey alleged hours after the vote on the primetime afternoon show aired on Multi TV. He went on: “After that they were all ushered into the conference room where the media and the other three countries were.”Issa Hayatou, according to Abbey, then proclaimed Gabon as the winner, but how it happened was fishy.Procedure According to Joy Sports sources, the draw had been slated to be shown live around Africa via pay TV broadcaster, Supersport, but had been cancelled at the last minute, with no reasons given. Randy explains that till date, no one knows how the voting patterns panned out. The procedure is that after the vote, all delegates must know what majority the winner scored. As an example, when Ghana won the 2008 bid the country got a clear 9-3 berth. “What the votes were we don’t know. There were 14 members of Executive Committee who voted,” Abbey explains. “What the rules say is that there must be an outright winner, with a minimum of eight votes.””In this case we didnt know how Gabon won – whether they got five, [or] eight, [or] 10, [or] 13 [or] 14, nobody knows. Even the Executive Committee members weren’t told the results of their votes!””Everybody was brought to the conference room and the Caf president just took a paper that said Gabon had won.”Abbey, a former Communications Director of the Ghana FA said he was sad at the development. “And I found that quite embarrassing, [that this happened] in 2015. Maybe that is the value and culture here. Like they say in strategic management, that is how business is run here.”As at the time of writing this report, CAF have still not made details of the voting immediately available.Strong contendersAlgeria, the other country also in for the bid, are said to be readying an appeal, although it would have to come with the backing of its FA.Sources say Gabon won not only because of their bid’s promise to build on the legacy of 2012, when they last hosted, but due to the well-known relationship between President Ali Bongo Ondimba and Issa Hayatou. Caf is yet to respond to these allegations by Mr. Abbey, but a rep of the football-governing body tells Joy Sports there is no comment on the claims at this time.–Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmith
Next victim.The Clippers over the past week have had to endure one of the bigger sports scandals in recent memory, no thanks to the racist comments of since-banned team owner Donald Sterling caught on tape.Battered but unbowed, they found a way to weather a hurtful and emotional storm when they defeated the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday to win Game 7 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series before 19,543 at Staples Center.The Clippers win the series 4-3 and advance to the conference semifinals and will play Game 1 at Oklahoma City on Monday. The Warriors, though they played a gallant series, will head home to Oakland, their season over. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error It was an incredible back-and-forth game with plenty of heroics.The Clippers trailed almost all of the first 2 1/2 quarters before they finally took the lead for the first time at 73-72 on a basket by J.J. Redick. The Clippers lead 87-84 heading into the fourth quarter.The Clippers led 103-96, but then the Warriors came back to take a 107-106 lead on a 3-pointer by Andre Iguodala with 4:24 to play. But the Clippers were not going to roll over on their homecourt and when Blake Griffin threw down a dunk with 1:54 to play, they were up 112-109.The Warriors called time out to set up the final moments of a real thriller.Blake Griffin, who led the Clippers with 24 points, made a layup then rolled over backward after hitting the floor for a 116-111 lead. Leading 118-115, DeAndre Jordan threw down a dunk off a lob by Griffin for a 120-115 lead. But Draymond Greed nailed a 3-point basket to get the Warriors within 120-118 with 13 seconds to play. The Clippers’ J.J. Redick made two free throws with 12.1 seconds to play. Stephen Curry then threw up an air ball, and Chris Paul made two free throws for a 124-118 lead.Curry came back and made a 3-pointer to cut his team’s deficit to 124-121, but Darren Collison made two free throws with two seconds left to seal Golden State’s fate.Paul scored 22 points and had 14 assists for the Clippers and Jamal Crawford added 22 points. Redick scored 20 points.Curry led the Warriors with 33 points, Green had 24 and Klay Thompson 15.The Clippers trailed almost all of the first 2 1/2 quarters before they finally took the lead for the first time at 73-72 on a basket by J.J. Redick. The Clippers led 87-84 heading into the fourth quarter.The Warriors didn’t waste any time jumping on the Clippers and led seven points at 15-8 with the game just over four minutes old. They led 19-10 on a dunk by Iguodala at the 6:20 mark, but the Clippers fought back with a 6-0 run that culminated with a 3-footer by DeAndre Jordan to get within 19-16.Los Angeles got to within 23-21 on an 18-footer by Chris Paul, but Golden State finished the quarter on 9-1 run to lead 32-22 heading into the second quarter.The Warriors up their advantage to 34-22 at the outset of the second on two free throws by Curry, but then it was the Clippers’ time to get their fans revved up a bit.Beginning with two free throws by Darren Collison, they outscored the Warriors 7-0 to cut their deficit to 34-29.Los Angeles kept at Golden State, thanks in large part to sixth-man Jamal Crawford. When Crawford hit a 3-pointer, was fouled and made the free throw, the Warriors’ lead was down to 45-43.Down 49-44, Crawford buried another 3-pointer to get again get close at 49-47. Paul tied it 49-49 on a 16-footer with 3:58 left before intermission.Undaunted, the Warriors outscored the Clippers 15-7 the rest of the way to take a 64-56 lead into the break.Golden State shot 58.5 percent in the half, the Clippers 51.3. Crawford and Griffin both had 13 points in the half for Los Angeles, as did Stephen Curry and Draymond Green for Golden State.Before the game, the coaches engaged each other in psychological warfare after Clippers coach Doc Rivers was informed that Warriors coach Mark Jackson has been saying all the pressure is on the Clippers.“You know, whatever. He’s been saying that for a while, so I think what he’s trying to say is, ‘Please, my team, you’ve gotta relax yourself because it’s all on them.’ I think that’s what Mark’s really saying.”The Clippers are the No. 3 seed, the Warriors are No. 6. That’s not to mention that although both teams are battling nagging injuries, Golden State has not had the services of its starting post – Andrew Bogut – all series because of a fractured rib.Jackson pointed some of that out about 15 minutes after Rivers spoke to reporters.“I appreciatre Doc,” Jackson said. “We’re trying to play chess, three’s no question about it. It’s high level, I’m in over my head.”Laughs all around.“But the facts remain that they have two of the top 10 players in the world (meaning Blake Griffin and Chris Paul), the facts tell me that they have the Sixth-Man of the Year (Jamal Crawford), the facts tell me that have a future Hall of Fame coach.“The facts tell me that they’re a better basketball team over the course or 82 games, which made them the No. 3 seed, and have homecourt advantage in Game 7. So the facts are that they’re the better basketball team up until this point. And the pressure is on them to finish off a No. 6 seed.”
Roberts offered that Hill’s fiery nature on the mound might be getting in his way, causing him to focus too much on “some grounders that had eyes” in the first innings rather than moving to the next pitch. Honeycutt explained that Hill has had to fight a number of things since spring training (including his recurring blister problem) that have prevented him from getting “on a regular roll.”“We’ve seen good innings then bad innings,” Honeycutt said. “So it’s there. It’s just the consistency part.”The second inning was another bad inning. Hill gave up an RBI double to Jose Ramirez and a 414-foot home run to Encarnacion.He did make it through two more uneventful innings but his pitch count was at 93 as he took the mound for the fifth inning. The Dodgers had closed to within a run by then thanks to Cody Bellinger’s 18th home run of the season in the fourth inning then back-to-back doubles by Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig plus a two-run home run by Chris Taylor in the fifth.That was the high point of the afternoon for the Dodgers.With Kenta Maeda no longer a long reliever – he will start Sunday in order to give the rest of the rotation an extra day’s rest – Roberts sent Hill back out for the fifth. He walked the first batter he faced and gave up a single to Carlos Santana before Ross Stripling replaced Hill. Lonnie Chisenhall launched Stripling’s second pitch into the right field seats for a three-run home run. The Indians added three more in the sixth to break the game open.“I think his value and any top-end starter is to give you a chance to win , No. 1, but also take care of the ’pen on days that he starts. He’s clearly aware of that,” Roberts said of Hill’s failure Thursday.“For us to win a championship, he’s got to be good and be in the rotation. But obviously he knows he’s got to get better and he’s trying.” Acquired at the trade deadline last season in a deal that cost the Dodgers three top pitching prospects and re-signed to a three-year, $48 million contract this past winter, the Dodgers envisioned Hill being a dominant starter to pair with Clayton Kershaw. They have seen only flashes of that – and none of it this season.The seven runs charged to Hill are the most he has allowed in a game since June 30, 2009 for the Baltimore Orioles (when he gave up nine runs in 3 1/3 innings) and raised his ERA through eight starts this season to 5.14 with an unsightly 1.69 WHIP bloated by 23 walks and four hit batters in only 35 innings. He has yet to throw a pitch in the sixth inning of a game this season – despite throwing more pitches Thursday (105) than he has in a start since May 2016.“There are no excuses,” Hill said, hitting himself harder than the Indians did during a three-run first inning that featured three consecutive ground ball singles, a hit batter, a bases-loaded walk and an infield single. “At the end of the day, when you stink, you stink and I’m not making any excuses for that.“Results obviously need to be better, at the end of the day – striking the curveball better, sequences, getting ahead with the curveball, being able to actually have that work for you would be huge for me. I’m missing a little bit on that right now. Other than that, I don’t think it has anything to do with mechanics. I don’t think it has anything to do with anything physically. I don’t think it’s anything mentally. It’s just about going out there and making better pitches. That’s it.”Dodgers manager Dave Roberts and pitching coach Rick Honeycutt were much less effective in trying to explain Hill’s struggles this season. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error CLEVELAND >> After giving up seven runs in the Dodgers’ 12-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday afternoon, Rich Hill dismissed physical issues, mechanical problems in his delivery and a lack of focus or composure as being responsible for his season-long struggles.So what is the problem?“Sucking,” Hill said, his normally affable personality replaced by disgust and disappointment with the latest in a string of starts that have fallen far short of his and the Dodgers’ expectations.“I mean, that’s really it. At the end of the day, that’s what it is.”
Zinedine Zidane praised Gareth Bale’s goalscoring performance against Arsenal but insisted nothing had changed with the Real Madrid outcast.Bale came off the bench to rescue Madrid, who trailed 2-0 at halftime before the Wales star scored to inspire a 2-2 draw at the International Champions Cup, where Zidane’s men prevailed 3-2 on penalties. “He is with us and we will continue working. We play well 10 against 11 and better 10 against 10. I don’t know what will happen. He wanted to play and the other day no.”I haven’t talked to him. He has trained normally and that’s why he played. Nothing has changed, you know what the situation is like.” FT: @RealMadrid 2-2 @Arsenal (3-2 pens) @GarethBale11 56′, @marcoasensio10 59′; Lacazette 10′ (p), Aubameyang 24’#Emirates | #RealMadridIsHere pic.twitter.com/Gu0KP4YqoV— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) July 24, 2019Bale stole the show in the second half at FedEx Field, where Marco Asensio also impressed before he left the field on a stretcher. Gareth Bale’s agent slams ‘disgrace’ Zinedine Zidane after Madrid transfer revelation Substitute Asensio equalized three minutes after Bale reduced the deficit in the 56th minute against Arsenal, who had Sokratis Papastathopoulos sent off for a second yellow card prior to the interval.However, Asensio’s game was abruptly cut short by an apparent knee injury and Zidane revealed he is very concerned.”It’s worrisome,” Zidane said. “Hopefully not, but he’s gone directly to the hospital to test. It looks bad.” Tipped to leave Madrid, Bale sat out last week’s loss to Bayern Munich, but he was surprisingly involved in Maryland after Zidane claimed the 30-year-old was close to departing the Santiago Bernabeu.Asked about Bale’s performance on Tuesday, head coach Zidane — who saw Nacho Fernandez sent off in the ninth minute for a handball — told reporters: “He has played a good game and I am happy for him. As for everyone. Related News
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Barcelona new signing PaulinhoBarcelona, Spain | AFP | Barcelona made Brazilian international midfielder Paulinho their first signing since banking a world record fee for Neymar on Monday after agreeing a 40 million-euro ($47 million) fee with Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.“Barcelona and Guangzhou Evergrande have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Paulinho Bezerra for 40 million euros,” Barca said in a statement.The 29-year-old has signed a four-year deal with a 120 million-euro buyout clause and will be formally presented on Thursday.The announcement of Barca’s third signing of the summer transfer window after Gerard Deulofeu and Nelson Semedo came just hours after the Catalans suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday.Midfielder Sergio Busquets had put pressure on the club’s board by claiming Barca had to strengthen their squad before the transfer window closes on August 31.Barca have so far been unsuccessful in their attempts to land a more natural replacement for Neymar with huge bids for Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele being rejected by Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund respectively.“I hope you are as happy as I was there,” Neymar wrote on Instagram to wish his international teammate well.However, Paulinho’s arrival has not been warmly received by the Barca fanbase.Over 80 percent of fans urged the club not to sign him for over 20 million euros in a survey conducted by Barcelona sports daily Mundo Deportivo. That lack of enthusiasm is due to Paulinho’s chequered career at club level in Europe.After spells in Lithuania and Poland as a teenager, Paulinho moved to Tottenham Hotspur from Corinthians in 2013.Yet he failed to shine in two years in England before moving to Guangzhou in 2015 for 14 million euros.However, he has rebuilt his career in China and established himself as a regular in a rejuvenated Brazil side since the appointment of Tite as coach a year ago, most notably scoring a hat-trick in a 4-1 win away to Uruguay in World Cup qualifying back in March.And Paulinho’s former coach at Tottenham, Andre Villas-Boas, believes his move to Barca is a huge boost for the prestige of the Chinese Super League.“Because Paulinho’s come here, he’s done ever so well and now he has a transfer to one of the biggest clubs in the world,” said Shanghai SIPG coach Villas-Boas.“I think it shows that the big clubs are also looking at our league. It’s a reflection of the players and the quality of work that is being done here.”Share on: WhatsApp
Miami Heat’s LeBron James, right, reacts as he talks with official Michael Smith during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 98-86. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James’ jersey remains the most popular in the NBA.The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time. With teammate Dwyane Wade — whose jersey number hasn’t changed in 11 years — at No. 7, the Heat also had the top spot on the team-merchandise sales list.“It means a lot to know that I have so many fans that want to wear my jersey because they respect the way I play the game and respect who I am as a man,” James said. “Thanks so much to all that ‘Strive for Greatness.’”Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City is No. 2 on the list, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant, Chicago’s Derrick Rose, Golden State’s Stephen Curry and New York’s Carmelo Anthony.Wade was next, followed by Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, Houston’s James Harden, the Clippers’ Blake Griffin, Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook, Boston’s Rajon Rondo, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan and Indiana’s Paul George.It was Duncan’s first appearance on the season-ending list since 2007.Following the two-time defending champion Heat on the team-merchandise sales list were the Lakers, Bulls, Thunder and Knicks.The NBA based the rankings on overall retail sales on NBAStore.com since the start of the season. The league’s playoffs begin Saturday.
Alphonso Davies is one of the revelation players of this campaign. The Canadian arrived in winter 2019 from the Whitecaps to Bayern in exchange for 10 million euros, a figure that seemed high by a young MLS player and that now, sounds right, after he has quadrupled his price after winning the ownership in the Bavarian left wing.If that price has been ‘inflated’ it has been for pure merit. The side became a fixture of the defense of Bayern since November and adds eight assists in 21 games, where he has left good performances.The potential, according to its discoverer, was intuited but Manchester United did not seem enough. The old scout of the Red Devils, Jorge Alvial, tells Manchester Evening News how he sent up to 40 reports about the player when he was just 14 years old but the club never bet on him. “He was the first player I recommended to United. The first time I saw him play was in the Dallas Cup and he was a very good player. He was only 14 years old. He returned to Vancouver and one day, watching videos I said “Wait, I remember this player. It’s Alphonso.” I called the club, was newly hired, and asked to go see him in Canada. I recommended it immediately. I had a heartbeat with him, more perhaps than when I recommended Pulisic to Chelsea with only 14 years. When I saw him, he did not train well or was with good coaches for his development but he knew that in United or in any club, he would make the leap. “In addition to his qualities, he was also captivated by his character. “I was talking to him. It’s what I do when I work as a scout. I talk to them and I can see if they are smart, ambitious, if they want to improve … He was not the typical kid who wants to be a superstar and make money. He had everything and what he could do at that age on the field … I thought he was a superstar, “he said.Thus, as was due to United, he wrote up to 40 reports about the Canadian that did not help Davies end up as a red devil. “Two years ago, I recommended it to United. Without hesitation a second. I wrote up to 40 reports about him when he was there.”, he explained in the Mancunian newspaper.
KINGSTON:National Football League (NFL) fans in Jamaica and across the Caribbean have scored a big win with FLOW.FLOW, through its parent company C&W Communications, has secured a five-year agreement to offer various NFL assets, including NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Network and NFL Red Zone for its cable TV line-up across the region. Fans of the NFL will also be able to watch live regular season games on FLOW TV.FLOW TV will also broadcast popular NFL programmes, including NFL Hard Knocks, America’s Game, Road to the Play-offs and Road to the Super Bowl.”We are pleased to be adding more content on FLOW TV, on FLOW channel 100, which is available to all FLOW customers. It’s part of our move to make more cable programming available to our customers,” said Carlo Redwood, vice-president of marketing and products, FLOW.He added: “The partnership with the NFL adds value to our offerings. In addition, NFL fans have access to games across multiple platforms, including FLOW TV and on their smart devices.”The NFL’s vice-president of international media, Michael Markovich, stated: “We are pleased to partner with a leading provider in the Caribbean to give our fans increased access to NFL content across multiple platforms, and we look forward to continuing to develop a mutually beneficial and longstanding partnership.”FLOW has introduced an early-bird special with flexible payment options for NFL Sunday Ticket, making access easier for customers. The NFL Sunday Ticket features up to 13 different high-definition games live each Sunday, while NFL Network and NFL RedZone will be available at no extra cost within the basic and extended basic packages, respectively.Exciting momentsThe NFL RedZone produced by NFL Network whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons, delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments as they happen and in high definition. When a team goes inside the 20-yard line, fans see the crucial plays live. The channel keeps fans up-to-date in real time, switching from game to game with live look-ins, highlights and a chance to see every important play.In addition, FLOW will introduce a variety of exciting promotions, including a chance to attend a live NFL regular season game, as it launches the partnership across the region.The NFL will be broadcast on FLOW in Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, CuraÁao, Grenada, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks & Caicos.In Jamaica, the broadcast begins at midday on FLOW TV.
LATEST STORIES View comments She also spoke about her father, Richard Williams, and his upcoming induction into the American Tennis Association’s Hall of Fame. Williams coached Serena and her fellow champion sister, Venus, from when they were children until they were winning titles as adults.“That’s really wonderful and I know he is really excited about that and I am, too,” she said. “I was just with him yesterday and we talked about it. It was great.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 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 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Williams says being the mother of an infant daughter makes the issue more important to her.“This could be something that my daughter could face and that’s not cool,” she said at a Purple Purse event. “I want her to know that she can always talk to me, and talk to other people. That maybe she doesn’t have a voice, maybe she can’t use her voice, but we can be her voice, we can support her in so many different ways,” Williams said.Williams was pregnant with 9-month-old Olympia Ohanian when she won the Australian Open in January 2017. She returned to Grand Slam play last month at the French Open but had to withdraw after reaching the fourth round due to a pectoral chest injury.Williams says she anticipates being healthy for next month’s Wimbledon tournament.“Oh that’s a plan, absolutely, absolutely, and I’ve been working toward it,” she said.ADVERTISEMENT Clippers come out of NBA Draft 1st round with new-look backcourt MOST READ Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Professional tennis player Serena Williams appears at an event to launch a national street art campaign with Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to make domestic violence and financial abuse visible, at TicTail Market on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)NEW YORK — Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well.The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start when men are young boys.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “I think expanding the conversation to men and expanding the conversation to young boys, it’s so important,” she said in an interview on Wednesday.“This is a human rights issue. We should all be treated the same. We should be treated equal. With domestic abuse, it doesn’t care what color you are, what background you’re from,” she continued.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“It’s important to get the message out there — to our young men, to our boys, to our daughters — to let that new generation, and let the generation now know that, let’s stop this. Let’s change this. Let’s create a better us.”The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion is the ambassador for the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse initiative, which aims to help stop domestic abuse and what it calls the financial abuse that can accompany such relationships. Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.
Our Gbarpolu Correspondent, S. Micah Yeahwon, reported yesterday the arrest by security officers of the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS) in that county of three foreign nationals with Liberian Voter Registration Cards in their possession. The three are two Sierra Leoneans, Shirlef Ansu and Passaway Nancy and a Guinean national, Kanneh Mohamed.The two Sierra Leoneans’ names already sound somewhat fictitious because we know, for example, of no Liberian surnamed Nancy, a female first or second name. And in Liberia we know of Sirleaf or Sheriff, not Shirlef.Another disturbing aspect of Correspondent Yeahwon’s story is what the LIS security officer told him, namely, that “if the suspects are investigated and found to be legally residing in the country, they will be free to go about their normal business; but if on the contrary, we will prosecute and deport them to their respective countries of origin.”That statement is very disturbing because it suggests that once a foreign resident, otherwise known as an alien, is in this country with a valid visa an or Residence Permit, that person is free to obtain Liberian Voter Registration Card. For true?That is contrary to what National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya told the Daily Observer when contacted yesterday on Correspondent Yeahwon’s report.Chairman Korkoya said he was not surprised by the swift action by LIS security officers, “because LIS Commissioner Lemuel Reeves is a good man who has always been fully cooperating with us and bringing to book those foreigners who attempt to violate our election laws.”Chairman Korkoya said he had not yet seen yesterday’s Observer story but would get to it as soon as he was through with several meetings.The Daily Observer also contacted LIS Commissioner Reeves to find out whether he had seen our story yesterday.We further inquired as to whether or not the LIS security officer was accurate in stating that the three foreigners caught with Liberian VRCs “would be free to go if they were legal residents in Liberia.”Commissioner Reeves immediately cried “No, the security officer made a mistake. A foreign resident in possession of a Liberian Voter Registration Card is in violation of Liberia’s Alien and Naturalization Law and is, if found guilty, subject to three years imprisonment and a US$5000 fine. The offense is that he or she is impersonating as a Liberian citizen. No foreign resident has any business carrying a Liberian Voter Registration Card.”Commissioner Reeves further told this newspaper, “It is no longer business as usual at LIS. We are on top of our game. In fact, we have sent some 200 such cases to NEC and are prepared to do more if we are given the encouragement.”We call on Law Enforcement Agencies, particularly the Liberia National Police (LNP), the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), National Security Advisor H. Boima Fahnbulleh and the entire Joint Security Commission to become even more vigilant and encourage each of our security agencies to work closely with LIS to ensure that no foreigner will be able to infiltrate successfully our voting procedures in this election season or at any other time.But more immediately, the LNP, backed by the Justice Ministry and the Judiciary, are called to act swiftly to bring to justice the three foreigners caught in Gbarpolu and all such others that have already been forwarded to NEC. They must all be immediately prosecuted.Liberia must stop being a country where anyone can enter and violate our laws with impunity.Most particularly, we run the risk of encouraging electoral anarchy and confusion and even instability should we allow foreigners to interfere in our voting process.This should NEVER be allowed to happen.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Though suicide is complicated and tragic, it is often preventable. It is with this in mind, and as part of its 50th anniversary of operating in Guyana, that the Massy Industries (Guyana) Limited adopted Suicide Prevention as a national platform, for which it would add support to help raise awareness and contribute towards the reduction in suicide rates by 10% by 2020 as per the Government’s National Suicide Prevention Plan.A quick browse on most of the Group’s Facebook pages for the eight (8) operating companies in Guyana would reveal suicide prevention messages that foster good mental health, as well as provide information on where to seek help, including contact details for the Guyana Inter-Agency Suicide Prevention Hotline.Christpen Bobb-Semple, Director of Corporate Management Systems and coordinator for the Group’s Suicide Prevention programme, indicated that Facebook was chosen as the social media platform as a lot of young people are online, and that it is a great way to connect with people.He indicated that all the companies share the same Facebook post with the hashtag Prevent Suicide (#PreventSuicide) and that this will be done every week for the next 3 months.With Suicide being the second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds globally, and with Guyana in 2017 having had a suicide rate of 29.9 deaths per 100,000 persons, Massy’s programmes have centred mainly around teenagers.In fact, the Group has partnered with Government ministries to coordinate programmes that seek to get teenagers actively involved. For instance, on September 26 and October 17, collaboration among Massy, the Mental Health Unit of the Ministry of Public Health, and the Ministry of Education will see the hosting of a School Debating Competition at the Massy Staff Facilities Complex at R5 Ruimveldt, Georgetown with The Bishops’ High, Queen’s College, Saint Stanislaus College and St. Joseph High. Massy is hoping to have the debates aired live on its social media page.Also, having recognised that children learn in various forms, Massy has partnered with The One Act Foundation and the Ministry of Education to have a theatrical performance written and performed on Suicide Prevention. The Group is planning to reach more than 800 students directly from 19 schools across Guyana, where they will be invited to witness the play free of 10charge. The play is scheduled to be staged at the National Cultural Centre on October 10th, which coincides with World Mental Health Day.Even though the event is strictly invitational, Mr Christpen Bobb-Semple indicated that the Group would reach an even wider cross section of persons, as plans are in place to have the play recorded and then aired on the television stations in all three counties for at least two weekends.Recently, Massy Guyana provided support as well as participated in the annual walk coordinated by Prevention of Teenage Suicide (P.O.T.S) Guyana, an NGO founded by Ms. Lisa Punch, former Miss Guyana World 2015. This has been the 3rd consecutive year POTS Guyana has coordinated the walk to help raise awareness on suicide prevention among teenagers.Massy is a diversified regional conglomerate with operations throughout the Caribbean basin, Colombia and the United States of America. With over 60 operating companies across 10 countries, the Group employs over 11,000 people.Massy began its operations in Guyana on September 16, 1968, and currently employs 1500 Guyanese.Deo Persaud, Country Manager, believes the work being done by the Group for Suicide Prevention, along with the other social impact projects at various schools and orphanages, is part of the Group’s corporate social responsibility, and he sees it as invaluable and very much aligned to the Group’s purpose of: Being a Force for Good – Creating Value, Transforming Life.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fivestar Academy fighters are in the ring tonight, Saturday, in Quesnel for Rumble 26.The fighters taking part in Rumble 26 include Lincoln Pomeroy, Landon Beasley, Nick Young, Andrea Wall, and Nick Dragojevich.Next week, April 12, Fivestar will be home for Fight Night 23: Fight for Alaya, in support of Alaya McCormick who is currently battling cancer.- Advertisement –
The area is owned by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District but has been used for years by homeless people who set up tents and built elaborate structures out of sticks and plastic tarps. They constructed stone walls with river rock, put plank bridges over the creek and set up beds, couches, dressers and camp stoves. Critics say they are squatters on public land, a chronic nuisance endangering themselves and others. Some of them use illegal drugs, intimidate hikers and commit crimes against local businesses, police said. “There are vermin and no toilets,” said Larry Peterson, the park district’s general manager. “It’s a pollution issue as well. Businesses in the area say their employees are afraid.” There have been crimes in the industrial area near the arroyo because of transients, with burglaries at nearby businesses and people coming up from the wash to break into cars and steal gasoline, said Simi Valley police Lt. Greg Riegert. “We have arrested numerous people down there in possession of methamphetamine,” he said. “We regularly get calls from businesses down there about everything from people dumping trash and defecating on their property to criminal activity.” Various officials who deal with the homeless say there are shelters open every night at churches and fraternal organizations in Simi Valley where the homeless can come. The Samaritan Center in Simi Valley provides showers, clean clothes, washing machines, food and help obtaining social services and employment. City Councilwoman Barbra Williamson, who chairs the city’s homeless task force, said there is help available to people who seek it. “Simi Valley has very good outreach programs for the homeless. We offer services for people who need help, but some people just don’t want to be helped,” she said. “This has been going on for years and years and years. We have spent millions of dollars trying to help the homeless.” Dobson from Sonrise Christian Fellowship said the programs provided through the city, the Samaritan Center and various social-service agencies in eastern Ventura County are just not enough. “We’re trying to get the city to acknowledge we need better services,” Dobson said. The Samaritan Center provides a great service, but it’s not a permanent solution to help the homeless get off the streets, she said. Before police hit the arroyo last week, some of the homeless smelled of alcohol at 7 a.m. Cathy Brudnicki, executive director of the Ventura County Homeless and Housing Coalition, said about 30 percent of the nation’s homeless are believed to have problems with drugs or alcohol dependency. “There is a lot of anxiety,” she said. “Some people are self-medicating.” As far as a solution, “It sounds like people are talking at each other rather than with each other,” she said after visiting the Simi Valley site. “We need dialogue on possible solutions.” Chris Phillips of Granada Hills is a member of the Sonrise church and has been trying to help the Simi Valley homeless he has befriended. “A lot of homeless people have been neglected for so long they tend to hide from people offering help,” he said. “After so many years of neglect and rejection, it’s hard to build up trust. At Sonrise, we treat them as equal human beings. Compassion is the only key you are going to be able to work with.” Susan Marine, 53, said she came to the homeless encampment in September and found help there she didn’t have elsewhere. “I came down here with nothing. Everyone has helped me,” she said. On Wednesday, police told Marine and her neighbors in the arroyo that time had run out and they had to clear out for their own safety. The area where she and others kept their tents would probably end up under water in a heavy rainstorm. “They are good people, but some have made bad choices,” Dobson said of those living in the arroyo. “Most of them didn’t choose to live there.” She said when the park district cleared out the homeless encampment in the past, people left temporarily, then returned. “It just doesn’t make sense to keep throwing them out,” Dobson said. “Most of them are harmless. … It’s hard to get out of that situation. They could use help, that’s for sure.” [email protected] (805) 583-7602160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SIMI VALLEY – After emotional confrontations with police and park district officials, a group of homeless people who had lived for months in thickets along the Arroyo Simi are looking for new places to keep out of the cold and rain. The 30 or so homeless had to move out of their encampments last week because of flooding that could come at any time along this wild section of the arroyo at the western end of the city. “It’s sad. They can only keep moving,” said Karen Dobson, a member of Sonrise Christian Fellowship church, which has been trying to help the homeless. “My heart can’t wrap around this. … It’s not simple to walk out of here and find a home.” Warnings were posted in the area and police moved in Wednesday to issue seven citations for misdemeanor illegal camping, telling the homeless to move out or their possessions would be hauled off as trash by park district crews. The crews used a tractor and began filling up dump trucks with tons of debris from campsites that had recently been abandoned, while other homeless residents of the area began to pack up their belongings. By Friday most of the area had been cleared, but some homeless were still there packing up and getting ready to leave. They were given a few more days. “They are not giving us any alternatives,” said Jeff Apperson, 57, who had been living for more than a year in the arroyo, about two miles northeast of Tierra Rejada Golf Course. Bobby Greene, 47, who likes to hit golf balls along the arroyo, said he had lived in the arroyo for four months after losing his pool plastering job. “It costs 2,500 bucks to move into a place,” he said, noting the high rents in the generally affluent area. “We don’t know what to do. We’re all like a big family down here.”
Arsenal should have pulled level moments later, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang skied his shot over the ball – much to the delight of opposition fans.Almost instantly, Chelsea went up the other end and doubled the lead thanks to Alvaro Morata, who turned Shkodran Mustafi inside out before firing past former Blue Petr Cech.Determined not to succumb to a rout, the Gunners pulled a goal back through the impressive Henrikh Mkhitaryan, before he turned provider for an unlikely equaliser Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED gameday REVEALED Morata was overjoyed to finally score in the Premier League Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes smart causal NEW ERA Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener possible standings Alonso celebrates scoring the winner for the home side silverware How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Premier League news Marcos Alonso secured all three points for Chelsea as they defeated an extremely open Arsenal side.With 20 shots on target in the first half alone, both side threw caution to the wind as the London derby fizzed into life. 2 Goals from Pedro and Alvaro Morata put the home side into a comfortable lead at Stamford Bridge, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi pulled the Gunners level.But with less than ten minutes left on the clock, Alonso was allowed to stride into the Arsenal box to tap home Eden Hazard’s cross.The game was played at break neck speed right from the off, with Jorginho playing in Alonzo with less then ten minutes on the clock.The former Bolton Wanderers defender slid the ball across to fellow countryman Pedro to sweep home. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade ALTERED 2 How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures .The home side completely switched off as a simple ball was rolled into the box by the Armenia international and converted by Alex Iwobi.Both sides were far more conservative in the second half, but the introduction of Eden Hazard changed the game completely – putting Arsenal on the back foot.Alexandre Lacazette inexplicably gave the ball away in his own half, before allowing Hazard to skip past him and find the rampaging Alonso who coolly slotted past Cech.More to follow…
A unique research project off the coast of Inishowen into basking shark behaviour has started in earnest.An unusually early start to the shark season in April caught Donegal’s basking shark research team from Queens University in Belfast a little off guard.With sea surface summer temperatures starting to climb above 11 degree Celsius for prolonged periods a Malin head based research team are gearing up for what may prove to be one of the most memorable seasons in recent Irish marine research. To investigate shark movements and predator- prey associations the team plan to deploy numerous different types of tracking tags on the sharks including five satellite relaying tags.It is hoped these pioneering Fastloc GPS enabled tags will relay live positions and record fine scale movements of the huge sharks.Until now tracking marine based animals has proven to be extremely problematic for scientists because satellite signals can only be retrieved from a steady platform on the waters surface.Light Geo-location using recorded measurements of light levels and day and night have been used to roughly determine positions (with an approx. 75km radius of uncertainty). All sounds a bit complicated, well it is, add in a cocktail of unseasonal weather, unpredictable shark behaviour and some of the Atlantic oceans roughest waters and the possibilities of success are greatly reduced.This small chance of success hasn’t deterred the Inishowen based researchers who are working with the Marine Biological School in Queens University Belfast to pioneer this deployment a first for Ireland and the Atlantic.“Last year we pioneered the worlds first deployment of Timed Depth Recorders on the basking shark, this year we are taking it to another level with the deployment of five Fastloc enabled satellite tags.“If they work, the data recovered will provide an insight into the shark’s behaviour which has been an enigma to marine biologists for decades.” stated Emmett Johnston the project coordinator.The tag deployments are the final part of a five month long programme of marine based community awareness funded by the Inishowen Development Partnership entitled ‘The Monster Munch Project’. Five lucky Primary School classes from Inishowen have named the tags and will be following their progress over a google maps viewer in a newly developed section of the website.For more details log onto www.baskingshark.ieUNIQUE BASKING SHARK RESEARCH BEGINS OFF COAST OF DONEGAL was last modified: May 10th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Basking SharksInishowen
Story Links Ison’s even par, 142 (71-71), put him on top of the individual leaderboard. He fired a 71 to begin the day and then answered that with the best round of the afternoon, 71, in winder and tougher conditions. Sophomore Kyle MacDonald bounced back from shooting to a 79 in the opening round to register a one-over par 72 for a total score of 151 (79-72) and is tied for 21st-place. Junior Arjun Reddy is a stroke behind MacDonald with a score of 152 (75-77) and is tied for 25th-place. Fellow Junior Jack Kennedy tallied a 153 (75-78), while freshman Tim Lim recorded a 154 (74-80) to round out the team’s effort. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Senior Drew Ison is even par through 36-holes to lead the Drake University men’s golf team on the first day of the Zach Johnson Invitational Monday at the Glen Oaks Country Club. The Bulldogs started the day recording a 295 and then registered a 298 to end the day in third-place (593). Drake trails first-place South Dakota by seven strokes (586) and second-place Indian Hills CC by six strokes (587). Sophomore Chase Wicklund, who is playing as an individual, is tied for fifth-place after shooting a career-best 68 to start the day then carding a 77 for total score of 145. The Bulldogs and the rest of the 11-team field will wrap up the Zach Johnson Invitational with the final 18-holes on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Print Friendly Version Zach Johnson Day 1 Results
The first of four sport Pacific halibut seasons off of California will have already come to a close at the start of the week of June 15. So far, the halibut fishing has been spectacular out of Eureka and Trinidad. The North Coast has always been known for its salmon, but it’s quickly becoming a halibut mecca as well. The first season, which opened on May 1, saw plenty of sport and charter boats alike haul in their limit of one fish per angler. It’s not uncommon to go out and catch a few, but …
OAKLAND — Warriors reserve guard/forward Shaun Livingston will miss his second consecutive game when the Warriors (2-0) host the Phoenix Suns (1-1) on Monday at Oracle Arena because of a left knee contusion. Livingston also stayed sidelined during Sunday’s loss in Denver.Warriors coach Steve Kerr offered that Livingston’s absence may provide increased playing time for fourth-year guard Quinn Cook, training camp … CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device
PHOENIX — During a home game on May 14 against the Toronto Blue Jays, the San Francisco Giants joined the revolution.The organization wanted rookie right-hander Tyler Beede to cover four-to-five innings against Toronto, but did not name Beede the starting pitcher. Instead, Beede was tabbed as the “bulk innings” reliever who would pitch behind “opener” Nick Vincent.Manager Bruce Bochy was a critic of the alternative pitching strategy that became common across the major leagues in 2018, but …
SAN JOSE — Over the last few days, Sharks coach Pete DeBoer has used an rather unflattering word on multiple occasions when he’s described his team’s play.“I think lately it’s been more just soft coverage,” DeBoer said before the Sharks played the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. “Just soft around our net, letting guys get inside.”“We’ve been a soft team for 10, 12 games,” DeBoer said Friday morning before the Sharks hosted the Winnipeg Jets. “That doesn’t win you many games in this league.”The Sh …
Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant That is if Smith is telling the truth. It’s hard to imagine for anyone to get a pair of Nikes ahead of its signature athletes, and yet JR Smith did just that.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsSmith on Saturday took to Instagram to boast a pair of LeBron XIVs even LeBron James is yet to receive.ADVERTISEMENT National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress LATEST STORIES In a post Smith captioned, “Hello wold! (King James ain’t even got these),” the Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard shared the picture of the red-and-white LeBron XIVs that he wore for a charity game in Hong Kong.Smith is in Hong Kong for a charity game Hall of Famer Yao Ming’s foundation organized.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Molde, Lady Maroons, put off-court frustrations at bay in time for games FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ MOST READ View comments
Kings XI Punjab opener Hashim Amla feels he is more comfortable with the T20 format now after playing in his maiden Indian Premier League season and said that there is no reason why conventional batsmen like him can’t be successful in the shortest format.Amla was branded as a Test specialist early on in his career but 12 years after making his international debut, he is a valuable asset for the team across all formats. To add to that, his recent run of form in T20s has clearly shown how well he has adjusted to the slam bang version of the game.’Basics remain the same in T20s'”There has been a lot of T20 cricket of late and that helps. Yes you do try to hit a few, innovate but the basics remain the same,” said Amla, who was roped in as a late replacement for Shaun Marsh at Kings XI.He feels the T20 format is not just for power hitters, something well illustrated by Indian star Virat Kohli, who yesterday broke the record for the highest-runs scored in an IPL season including an unprecedented three centuries.’T20s not always about power-hitting'”Everyone has a different approach but the basics remain the same. Everyone is trying to get better. You have players who have more power and there are players, who play according to the situation. Power hitting or any other way, you have to get the job done.”Initially (as a conventional batsman) it does take a little bit of time but with so much cricket happening in all formats, it has allowed us the opportunity to adjust as quickly as possible,” explained 33-year-old.advertisementSouth Africa did not have a memorable World T20 but Amla ended the tournament with couple of half centuries. He has carried that form into his maiden IPL and in the team’s last outing, smashed 96 off 56 balls, albeit in a losing cause.Though his team is already out of the tournament, Amla wants to make the most of his debut IPL season.’Always wanted to play in IPL’Was he hurt at not being given the opportunity to play in IPL all these years?”I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. This year was a blessing in disguise. I got to spend a month at home after the World T20. I had always wanted to play in the IPL but there were always other things to do.”It was nice to get a month with the family. We (South Africa) have the tour to West Indies coming up. Hopefully, I will get some runs under my belt before the international season begins,” added Amla, who stepped down as Test captain in January to focus more on his game.
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne feels the middle-order has to take more responsibility in the remaining games of the World Cup after suffering heavy collapses in their opening two matches.Sri Lanka suffered a thumping 10-wicket loss to New Zealand in their opening match of World Cup before they managed to prevail over Afghanistan by 34 runs in their second outing.However, the Sri Lankan middle-order failed to fire in both the games.”If we make a good start to the innings then we can keep that momentum going. If you take the last couple of games, we couldn’t capitalise on the starts we made.Sri Lanka were bowled out for just 136 against the Black Caps despite Karunaratne’s unbeaten 52, and then they crumbled from 144/1 to 201 all out against Afghanistan on the same pitch.”We need those middle order contributions and I think that’s the key for us as a batting line-up. Other than that, I think as a group we’re doing really good,” Karunaratne was quoted as saying by ICC media.The match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was called off without a ball being bowled because of persistent rain at the Bristol County Ground on Friday.The no-result meant the points were shared between the teams, pushing Sri Lanka and Pakistan into third and fourth place, respectively, in the table.”We all came here to play cricket so it’s not good that we didn’t get to play. We’re really disappointed as a team but we’ll look ahead to the next game.advertisement”We won our last game against Afghanistan and while we may lose some matches along the way during the World Cup, we always give a lot of fight and that’s all we want,” said the skipper.Sri Lanka, the 1996 champions, are now looking ahead to their clash against Bangladesh here on June 11.”We want to compete with the other teams. We did really well against Afghanistan to get the win and I want us to take that confidence into the rest of the matches, starting with Bangladesh,” said Karunaratne.Also Read | There are no real shock defeats in World Cup 2019: Liam Plunkett ahead of Bangladesh clashAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Ricky Ponting warns Australia of bouncers against India at OvalAlso See
此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站？确定 My location ULSTEIN, October 29, 2013 Print Close zoom ULSTEIN has entered into an agreement with COSCO (Guang Dong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, China, on deliveries of ship design, power & control equipment and on-site follow-up services of two platform supply vessels of the PX121 design. The vessels are ordered by Vroon Offshore Services of the Netherlands.“These two vessels are part of the Vroon commitment to our business partners and will support us in meeting their service requirements in the best possible way. All at Vroon are excited to welcome these new vessels to our fleet in 2015,’’ comments Jan-Piet Baars, Managing Director of Vroon Offshore Services.“The PX121 is becoming increasingly attractive to oil companies as it offers a competitive combination of fuel-efficiency and cargo capacities/deadweight,” explains Sigurd Viseth, Managing Director of Ulstein Design & Solutions. “This translates to a performance level that is usually expected from larger PSVs, but at a medium-sized PSV cost – delivering excellent value-for-money for the owner and operator. We’re delighted that Vroon sees the compelling benefits of this vessel. We expect to see more newbuilds of the same design type in the years to come.”Earlier in 2013, Vroon committed to two of the same PX121 design and equipment deals, with an option for a further two. Today’s agreement marks the declaration of that option.Each of Vroon’s four PSVs is scheduled for delivery in 2015 and intended for operation in European waters. Measuring 83.4 metres in length, with a beam of 18 metres, they boast a rectangular cargo deck of 830 square metres and a load capacity of 4,200 tonnes (dwt).Thanks to flexible tank capacities, the PX121 is set up to support drilling activities with longer and deeper boreholes and activities further from shore. In addition to tanks for oil, water and drilling fluids, the vessel also has two stainless steel tanks for flammable liquids or corrosive chemicals. Each ship will be equipped with dynamic positioning system Class II and meets the requirements of ‘Clean Design’, according to ABS class.The PX121, which has a maximum speed of approximately 15 knots and modern accommodation for 23 people, also comes with the iconic ULSTEIN X-BOW®. The X-BOW offers efficiency over a wide draught range, which is important for PSVs as they often operate with varying loads. Furthermore, the X-BOW has unique, advantageous qualities in terms of motion and propulsion efficiency in moderate and heavy seas. Its innovative shape eliminates wave slamming and bow impact delivering better performance, while reducing noise and vibration, which in turn translates to enhanced crew comfort and safety levels.
QUEBEC CITY, Que. – The parents of the man accused in the slayings at a Quebec City mosque have made their first public statements since his arrest.In a letter to Radio-Canada published today, Manon Marchand and Raymond Bissonnette describe the killings at the Islamic cultural centre in Quebec City on Jan. 29, 2017 as inexcusable and totally inexplicable.Alexandre Bissonnette is facing 12 charges, including six counts of first-degree murder, and his trial is expected to begin in late March.His parents write they feel like they’re living a nightmare, but add the accused is their son, so they love him and he will remain part of the family.They also told the French-language broadcaster in a phone interview that they visit their son every week at the detention centre in Quebec City, where Alexandre Bissonnette has been since his arrest, but they don’t know if they’ll attend the trial.The family says they stayed away from the media in the past year and instead sent a letter of condolence directly to the families of the victims of the attack through the mosque.Since the tragedy, the couple and the suspect’s twin brother have been receiving psychological help and they also thanked those who’ve supported them.They say they live in fear of reprisals.
FORT ST JOHN, B.C. – B.C. Emergency Health Services announced today that eight new paramedic positions and two new ambulances will be coming to Fort St John and Dawson Creek later this year. Currently, both communities have been staffed by a mixture of full-time and on-call paramedics. BCEHS says the addition of eight new paramedics will allow for a more stable staffing model in Northeastern BC. “This investment will help improve access to care for people living in the Peace Region,” said Health Minister Adrian Dix. “These additional ambulances and full-time positions will help strengthen health-care services the community counts on, and make sure paramedics are there when people need them.”In addition to the eight full-time positions, the two new ambulances will help make sure resources are available to respond to medical 9-1-1 emergencies and will be available to assist with scheduled hospital transfers. The new ambulances will also be able to assist the nearby communities of Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge and Hudson’s Hope when needed.
Sarajevo – Bosnia and Herzegovina and Morocco signed, on Wednesday in Sarajevo, an agreement on mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic, service or special passports.The agreement was signed by Bosnian Foreign Minister Igor Crnadak and Moroccan ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia Moulay Abbes Kadiri.In a speech on the occasion, Igor Crnadak expressed his country determination to develop friendship relations with Morocco given the Kingdom’s assets and potentials which helped it to have a special status in international relations. Moulay Abbes Kadiri highlighted Morocco’s ongoing efforts to strengthen relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina and recalled that this agreement comes after the judiciary, economic and commercial agreements between the two countries.
TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada’s chief executive says data is the battleground for banks that will determine the future success of financial institutions.Dave McKay said during a speech in Toronto on Monday that in the past banks needed economies of scale to succeed, but due to technological advances, they will need data scale in the future.He added during the Sibos banking and financial conference that technology platforms have created ecosystems which have a deep understanding of the customer’s life.McKay said over the next few years, banks will have to decide how they’re going to compete — which may require a rethink of their core value strategies.He also pointed to the potential of artificial intelligence and blockchain, and said banks will have to adapt and evolve further and faster than they have in the past.McKay’s comments came as RBC announced a partnership with J.P. Morgan and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. to launch the Interbank Information Network, which uses blockchain to facilitate easier global payments.“For banks, like every other business, the battleground will be data. Whereas in the past banks needed economic scale to succeed, in the future they will also need data scale,” he said.“This can be gained through existing franchises, or increasingly through strategic partnerships, and the use of open APIs, to enable them to create a platform effect.”
TORONTO — The Commissioner of Competition has accused Hudson’s Bay Co. of possibly withholding tens of thousands of documents in a case of alleged deceptive pricing practices, but the department store chain said the commissioner’s request is irrelevant and too broad.The commissioner filed a request to the Competition Tribunal to require HBC to produce documents related to its pricing practices of mattress and box spring sets, as well as other products from February 2015 until now.The request asked the tribunal to strike HBC’s response from the record should it fail to produce the documents within 10 days.HBC says it has strong shareholder support for Rhone Capital investment dealHBC says Competition Bureau’s mattress pricing probe has cost it US$425,000HBC responded by asking the tribunal to dismiss the commissioner’s motion on the basis that the documents from the time frame are not relevant and the request for that many documents within 10 days is too broad, unreasonable and unrealistic.HBC said it would be a considerable burden to comply and the company has already spent more than US$425,000 to gather 37,000 documents from different dates for the commissioner.In February, the Competition Bureau accused the department store chain of misleading consumers over sleep set prices since at least March 2013 — a claim HBC disputes. The proceedings are ongoing.“We take compliance with all laws and regulations very seriously, and we believe our mattress pricing process is fair, competitive and in line with industry standards and the Competition Act,” HBC said in a statement.
An investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights andrelated crimes by both parties to Sri Lanka’s armed conflict was undertaken by theUnited Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in2014. The Government has been accused of failing to investigate serious crimes related to the war.Amnesty International said that while the Government has made some progress establishing mechanisms towards ensuring truth and reparation for victims, it has thus far failed to take effective measures towards investigating the alleged crimes and, where sufficient admissible evidence exists, prosecuting those accused of responsibility. The report of the investigation published in 2015 sets out credibleallegations that war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity were committedby the Sri Lankan army, including enforced disappearance, torture, directing attacksagainst civilian objects (including hospitals) and civilians not taking part inhostilities, and extra-judicial killings of surrendering combatants.In 2015 the Government of Sri Lanka co-sponsored United Nations Human RightsCouncil resolution 30/1 which called for “effective security sector reforms as partof its transitional justice process” and endorsed the Sri Lankan Government’s proposal “to establish a judicial mechanism with a special counsel to investigate allegations of violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law.” Amnesty International urged the government of Sri Lanka embark on itscommitments on justice and security sector reform to ensure effective remedies forthe victims and non-recurrence without further delay. Amnesty International noted that the serious allegations against Major General Shavendra Silva, who has been appointed as Chief of Staff of the Sri Lankan Army, highlight the urgent need for thorough, impartial, independent and effective criminal investigations into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the armed conflict.Vetting of military personnel is furthermore needed as an important feature of postwar security sector reform to guarantee against future violations, Amnesty International said.As the Commander of the 58th division of Sri Lanka Army during the final phase ofthe armed conflict in 2009, Major General Silva oversaw the division during a periodin which it was alleged to have committed violations of international humanitarianlaw and international human rights law.
“We have to move quickly for the issues are urgent,” Sergio Vieira de Mello, Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Special Representative for Iraq, told journalists upon his arrival in Baghdad. “But we must also move intelligently, in concert with the wishes of the Iraqi people and avoiding duplication of efforts,” he said of his forthcoming talks with the United States-run authority.Mr. Vieira de Mello, whose mandate stems from last month’s Security Council resolution calling on Mr. Annan to appoint a special representative to work with the occupying authority, said his only purpose “is to try to ensure that the United Nations does all that it can to help the people of Iraq out of what has been a terrible period in their long and noble history.”He outlined the tasks ascribed to the UN in its Iraqi mission, ranging from reconstruction to refugee return, to economic development, to legal and judicial reform, to civilian administration, to humanitarian relied and human rights.“And one of the most important tasks that the United Nations will seek to assist in, however best it can, are the critical efforts to establish representative governance,” he declared. “The day when Iraqis govern themselves must come quickly.”Mr. Vieira de Mello said that in the coming days he would meet with the broadest possible spectrum of Iraqis, including political, religious and civic personalities, with the US-run authority and with various UN aid agencies, to draw up a “clear picture” of how best the UN and the international community can help Iraq.Meanwhile on the humanitarian front, food brought to the country by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has begun reaching Iraqis for the first time since the country’s public distribution system was disrupted by the war in March. The Iraqi Ministry of Trade began distribution yesterday, as nearly 27 million Iraqis nationwide will receive their food rations from 44,000 distribution agents across the country this month.So far, WFP has brought in about 440,000 tons of food to help re-activate this vital social safety net in a country where 16 million people are believed to be entirely dependent on monthly food rations after two decades of wars and stringent economic sanctions.“With the restoration of the public distribution system, we are confident that we can avert any hunger among Iraqis,” WFP Executive Director James T. Morris said. “With generous donor support and resources available from the Oil-for-Food programme, WFP has been able to launch one of its largest logistics operations ever.”The UN agency said it would continue to bring in enough food commodities using available donor funds and re-negotiated contracts concluded under the Oil-for-Food programme to keep the monthly food rationing system fully operational for the coming six months, during which time it plans to bring in about 2.2 million tons.
David Veness, who previously commanded all Scotland Yard’s specialist operations including protection, terrorism, security and organized crime and served with the royalty and diplomatic protection service, was appointed to the new post created last year by the General Assembly to remedy failures cited in a report on the Baghdad attack.”Mr. Veness is one of the most accomplished security professionals in the field,” Deputy Secretary-General Louise Fréchette said in introducing the new security chief at a news briefing in New York. “Mr. Veness has wide experience and hands-on background that you can imagine how pleased we are with this appointment.”The official previously in charge of overall security, Tun Myat, was asked to resign in March 2004 after the report by the Security in Iraq Accountability Panel appointed by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to look into the Baghdad bombing identified institutional and individual failures in assessing security prior to the attack that killed 22 people, including the UN’s top envoy in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello, in August 2003.Since then Mr. Annan has repeatedly made clear that security of UN staff remains of paramount importance for him, and the number of international staff in Iraq has been limited over concerns for their safety.”I think this is an absolutely formidable responsibility, and the more that I am briefed, the more I begin to become aware of the global undertaking and the nature of the task that lies ahead,” Mr. Veness said of the post he will assume on 28 February.”It’s already apparent that the task is absolutely enormous but although enormous, it is relatively straightforward. It is to support and enable the mission of the United Nations in all of its component parts by fulfilling the vital role of assuring the safety and security of those who are on the employ of the United Nations and their dependents and families across 150 countries across the world,” he added.”I think the challenge for my team is probably to confront the grim reality. We would not wish it to be the case that humanitarian and other activities are any way bedevilled by extremist, terrorist or other violent threats. But the grim reality is that that is the position.”Asked whether he would be working in the field outside UN Headquarter in New York, Mr. Veness replied: “I am a practical counter-terrorist by background and that is what I have been for a great many years. I’m very clearly of the view that one needs to see the situation on the ground in the theatre and that’s precisely what I will do.”
“The impact of the Mosul military campaign on civilians will be devastating,” said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. “Mass casualties among civilians are likely and families trying to flee are expected to be at extreme risk.” The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is asking for an additional $284 million to start preparing food, water, emergency shelter and medical assistance, and other immediately needed aid. Military operations by the Government of Iraq and its allies to retake areas from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are already forcing hundreds of thousands of civilians, including more than 85,000 people from Fallujah, to flee their homes in search of safety. More than 3.3 million Iraqis are currently displaced across the country and as many as 2.5 million more people may become newly displaced along the Anbar and Mosul corridors and in Mosul city in the months ahead. “Humanitarian partners are stretched in every conceivable way,” Ms. Grande said. According to OCHA, “virtually every camp and reception centre receiving newly displaced families is already are full capacity.” The latest appeal is in addition to the $861 million for which OCHA asked at the beginning of the year. So far, only 40 per cent has been received. “Ninety-nine front-line programmes, including 30 life-saving health programmes, have already shut and hundreds more will in the weeks and months ahead if we don’t receive support,” said Ms. Grande.The actual cost of the Mosul humanitarian operation will depend on the scale, duration and intensity of the battle. OCHA estimates that in the worst case, nearly $1.8 billion may be required to support the people in trouble.
Significant growth in diesel and supermini registrations have contributed to the drop in CO2 emissions alongside the development of cleaner technology vehicles. UK diesel penetration has increased rapidly over the past two years. However, at 23.5 per cent of the market, the UK level of diesel penetration remains well below the EU average of 41 per cent. Further rises in motoring taxes in the forthcoming budget could seriously undermine the trend toward diesel cars. With the introduction of CO2 based tax schemes1, emissions data has become increasingly important to car buyers and policy makers alike. The second annual report, UK New Car Registrations by CO2 Performance, offers a unique insight into the UK new car market, how it has performed over recent years, and gives a breakdown by fuel type, segment and tax band. It also offers reasons for the reductions and forecasts for future changes. SMMT chief executive Christopher Macgowan commented, ‘Recent changes in company car tax and VED have helped focus attention on fuel efficiency. Further increases in vehicle taxation could de-stabilise the new car market and undermine the commercial viability of producers and their ability to meet environmental objectives.’ Note to editors A new report from SMMT shows that average CO2 emissions from new cars have fallen for the sixth successive year. CO2 emissions for new cars fell by an average of 1.9 per cent in 2002 to 174.2g/km, down from 177.6g/km in 2001. Vehicle Excise Duty and Company Car taxation have been based on a vehicle’s CO2 emissions since 1 March 2001 and 1 April 2002 respectively.Headline data for UK average new car CO2 emissions can be accessed at www.smmt.co.uk.Full copies of the report, UK New Car Registrations by CO2 Performance, can be ordered via the SMMT web site or by contacting [email protected] or calling 020 7344 1608.The report is priced at £50 for SMMT members and £100 for non-members.SMMT’s CO2 database is compiled with figures supplied by manufacturers from the first registration document which are checked with type approval data from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA).The data in the report looks at total new car registrations by CO2 values, not merely ACEA, JAMA or KAMA members. ACEA is the European vehicle manufacturers’ trade association, JAMA the Japanese equivalent and KAMA the Korean equivalent.ACEA members have agreed to cut new car emissions across Europe to 140g/km by 2008. JAMA and KAMA members have signed similar agreements.Average new car CO2 emissions in 2002 were 174.2gkm, 1.9 per cent down on the 2001 level of 177.6g/km and 8.2 per cent below the 1997 level of 189.8g/km. DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)
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On Tuesday, Amal and George Clooney joined the Prince of Wales for a dinner celebrating the Prince’s Trust at Buckingham Palace, photographed laughing together during the reception.Asked about the event during a television interview yesterday, Mr Clooney, an actor, joked: “Charles got really crazy and started dancing on the tables… I was surprised to see that.”He had such good dance moves. Sir Tom Jones sang, which was fun. It was actually a really great night.”He also spoke for a second time about the Duchess of Sussex, condemning scrutiny of her as “unfair”.Last month, he claimed the Duchess was being “chased, pursued and vilified” just like her late mother-in-law, Diana, Princess of Wales. She has been to one Royal Wedding, was instrumental in one lavish New York royal baby shower, and is a new trusted friend to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.Amal Clooney, who last week attended a Buckingham Palace dinner with her husband, is to extend her relationship with the Royal Family with a new working partnership with the Prince of Wales, as she takes on a formal ambassadorial role with his charity.Mrs Clooney, a human right lawyer, is to launch her own prize named the Amal Clooney Award, seeking inspirational young women around the world to celebrate.The award, organised by youth charity Prince’s Trust International, is intended to “highlight the work of young women who have succeeded against the odds to make a lasting difference in their communities”, a spokesman said.Actively seeking out unsung heroes for a prize, to be presented by Mrs Clooney in 2020, Prince’s Trust International is seeking applications from women aged 11 to 30 working in “anything from sustainable farming schemes, to community projects in refugee camps, to rebuild-work in war zones”. Prince Charles at this year’s Prince’s Trust AwardsCredit:Getty Amal and George Clooney at the royal wedding in MayCredit:Reuters Mrs Clooney said : “I am honoured to have been invited by Prince’s Trust International to participate in this global initiative celebrating young women who are change-makers in their communities. It is a privilege to be able to play a part in a project that will draw attention to incredible young women who are the future leaders of our world”.She will become the latest in a line of celebrity ambassadors for the Prince’s Trust at home and overseas, including Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Michael Caine, Kylie Minogue, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joanna Lumley, Sir Ben Kingsley, Richard E Grant, Emma Bunton and Dame Diana Rigg.Mr and Mrs Clooney have previously attended the Prince’s Trust fundraising dinners, including one in 2016. Dame Martina Milburn, group chief executive of The Prince’s Trust, said: “We are delighted to be working with Amal to shine a light on their passion and celebrate unsung female heroes everywhere.“There is so much we can achieve together to help young people, and their communities, all over the world.” Amal Clooney leave the Duchess of Sussex’s baby showerCredit:James Devaney Following his remarks, the Duchess was photographed at a celebrity hotel in New York for her baby shower, with Mrs Clooney reported to have met the cost of their shared private jet home.”I’ve seen it when the press can turn on you for sort of ridiculous reasons and for almost nothing and it seemed to me to be a little unjust since she [the Duchess] hadn’t done anything except just happen to live her life,” the actor told Good Morning Britain.”She’s a really kind and smart and intelligent young woman and they’re a really wonderful, loving couple.”Most of it you can just shrug off and not pay attention to, but sometimes it’s unkind,” the actor said, calling the media coverage “unfair”.
Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGTU strikes called off: ‘High-Level Task Force’ to be established for Education sectorOctober 30, 2017In “latest news”Teachers’ benefits: Govt to meet with Union to discuss Committee’s recommendations – HarmonAugust 6, 2018In “latest news”Govt will ensure teachers receive better package, says HarmonAugust 16, 2018In “latest news” -GTU agrees to meeting with President to chart the way forwardFollowing the fallout from the meeting held on Thursday with the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) and Government officials, including the Education Minister, Nicolette Henry, over their salary negotiations, a subsequent meeting was held on Friday with State Minister, Joseph Harmon.Minister of State Joseph HarmonA joint press statement was then issued outlining that the initial meeting with the team from the Education Ministry was “never intended to be the final position of the Administration but rather an interim arrangement.”The initial walk out was prompted by Minister Henry informing the Union that Government could only offer teachers the same increases it offered all public servants.Government had announced its “final offer” to the unionized workers in the Public Service—an increase in the minimum wage from $55,000 per month to $60,000 along with staggered increases in wages and salaries with the band of lowest paid workers being offered an eight per cent increase.Harmon in the joint statement was attributed as saying that “the President was very concerned about the reports regarding the outcome of the meeting between the Union and the Ministry of Education and had signaled his willingness to meet with the Union on Monday October 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to discuss all matters of concern to the Union.”The Union indicated its acceptance of the President’s offer and “iterated that it was committed to the process of Collective Bargaining and that it would bring these developments to the attention of its members.”Teachers were on Thursday asked to prepare for possible strike action next week following the initial disagreement with the Ministry of Education on salary increases, which led to representatives of the Guyana Teachers Union walking out of the discussion.Government officials and the GTU during the meeting held on ThursdayThe Union has been calling for salary increases for teachers for the period 2016 to 2020.The Union is seeking across the board salary increases of 40 per cent for 2016, 45 per cent for 2017, 50 per cent for 2018, 2019 and 2020.Furthermore, they requested that the teachers be given a 3 per cent performance based incentive per year throughout the multi-year agreement.GTU is also advocating for teachers to be paid double salary for the month of December.Additionally, the Union is firmly demanding that teachers be granted increased salaries per each qualification- which means teachers with Certificates of Education, management certificates, Diplomas, Degrees and Master’s Degree will receive an additional amount ranging from $6,000 to $35,000.Moreover, the Ministry is expected to provide a uniform allowance on a yearly basis of $25,000.The GTU is also calling for duty free concessions for vehicles up to 2700c for Head Teachers.Prior to the meeting with the Education Ministry on Thursday, GTU President Mark Lyte had said that protest action was imminent since after more than two years, officials at the Ministry of Education remain reluctant to have a sit down with the Union and discuss debunching payments.He had noted that the teachers are becoming more frustrated by the day, and warned of the consequences if the teachers decide to down tools to make their voices heard.“Another budget would be presented and we have not come to an agreement for the proposal. We believe that this is disrespectful and comes in direct contravention to the labour agreement (in effect) between the Ministry and the Union, and it is a clear fact that this Administration is not seeking to properly remunerate our teachers,” Lyte had said.
Xstrata Chief Executive Officer Mick Davis has agreed with Glencore to not take up the six month role of Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Glencore Xstrata following completion of the merger. Davis will step down from Xstrata upon completion of the merger, currently expected to be 2 May 2013, allowing Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Combined Group from the effective date.Davis has agreed to act as consultant to the Combined Group until 30 June 2013 in order to support the integration process. In accordance to the terms of the Merger, Davis’s position on the Glencore Xstrata Board will be taken by a current Xstrata executive from the effective date. A number of other Xstrata Executive Committee members have shown their intention to step down from their roles on the effective date. As previously announced, Xstrata’s Chief Financial Officer Trevor Reid has decided not to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer of Glencore Xstrata upon completion of the merger. Xstrata Copper Chief Executive Charlie Sartain, Xstrata Nickel Chief Executive Ian Pearce, and Loutjie Smit, Interim Chief Executive of Xstrata Alloys, will leave the company on the effective date. Executive General Manager, Strategy and Corporate Affairs Thras Moraitis, and Chief Legal Counsel Benny Levene will also step down on the effective date but, along with Trevor Reid, have agreed to act as consultants to the Combined Group for a period of up to six months following the effective date in order to support the integration of their respective functions.Xstrata Chairman Sir John Bond said “The building of Xstrata over the past decade from modest origins to a FTSE 20 global diversified mining major has been one of the outstanding entrepreneurial achievements of our time. Based on a vision about the impending mining super cycle and the opportunities it created for a nimble new mining group, it was the exceptional leadership, drive and business acumen of Mick Davis and his team that turned this vision into reality. They built a business that embedded an entrepreneurial spirit within a committed but lean management team, combined with a clear sense of purpose and dedication to sustainability, to deliver value in its broadest sense to the many stakeholders in our business. As Xstrata transitions into the merged company with Glencore, Mick and his team can look back with pride on a decade of exceptional achievement. They leave Xstrata with the warmest appreciation of the Board for their outstanding accomplishments.”Davis commented: “I look back on the past eleven years at Xstrata with enormous satisfaction. I have had the great pleasure and privilege of working with a talented and committed group of leaders. Together we were able to build a $50 billion global company from a $500 million minnow, delivering significant returns to our shareholders in the process. At the same time we created a unique culture that empowered individuals to perform and identify opportunities to create value, while making a positive and lasting contribution to the communities and countries in which we work.“My executive team and I are pleased to hand over to the new Glencore Xstrata a company with a strong legacy for value creation and growth, a high quality portfolio of operations and growth options, supported by a very healthy balance sheet. As importantly, we are certain that each of our 84,000 employees and contractors will bring to the new merged entity the unique set of capabilities and values which have made Xstrata so successful and, in particular, an approach to sustainability which is looked to as the model for the industry. All those who travelled on the journey enjoy my most sincere respect and of course great appreciation. At Xstrata we have been proud not only of producing the vital building blocks of society, but also of the way we have gone about this quest – with a clear understanding of the need to do so in an entrepreneurial and sustainable manner that creates shared value for all stakeholders. I look to my colleagues to keep this legacy alive within the new Glencore Xstrata for many years to come. “As referred to in the merger update announcement released by Glencore today, following receipt of approval in China and Glencore having now given effect to the commitments required by the European Commission, completion of the Merger is now only conditional upon completion of the Xstrata court process as further set out in the New Scheme Document in connection with the Merger published by Xstrata on 25 October 2012. The expected timetable in connection with the Merger is as set out in Glencore’s merger update announcement.
Hello Soy Family,The days certainly aren’t getting any cooler here in Iowa, but Labor Day means harvest isn’t too far around the corner. August was a busy month for everyone at ASA, and I’m looking forward to taking time in September to do what I’m most passionate about—farm, and harvest.Looking back on August, I was especially glad to be part of this year’s ASA Farm Progress team, where we partnered with Kubota to roam the show, fielding interviews with the ag media and meeting with industry partners. ASA VP Davie Stephens and I spoke to all the issues affecting soy growers today— from trade and tariffs to farm bill, biodiesel, biotech and more. We didn’t let the rain keep us away… in fact, you might have heard me on air with Newsradio 1040, the WHO, while they were closing the show down for the day. What’s that saying? The show must go on!I’d be remiss to write this monthly message without talking about trade, but there are certainly other topics to focus on too. So I’ll remind everyone that ASA is still working each and every day to advocate to the Administration that soy growers need a diverse set of ways to expand trade opportunities in the midst of Chinese tariffs. I’ll also mention that beginning this week growers are able to apply for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which was designed by USDA as part of their trade aid package to provide relief to farmers across the country who are affected by the 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybean shipments to China.Speaking of relief for farmers, this month the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee held its first public meeting, and ASA continues to push for the passage of an on-time farm bill to bring a sense of stability and certainty to rural America. During the discussion Ranking Member Peterson said that “nobody is this room is going to get everything he or she wants; this process is about compromise,” and I hope that the conferees can put aside party differences to pass a farm bill that provides a farm safety net, improves conservation, places value on exports and feeds our nation.Biodiesel, biotech, and the need to modernize our transportation infrastructure? ASA has been there too this summer. All of these policy issues affect every soy farmer who, like me, can’t spend every day in DC to advocate for their needs.I continue to be proud to lead this organization as its president, and wish you all a safe and successful harvest. John Heisdorffer
Vela Pulsar Explore further The Vela pulsar, a neutron star corpse left from a titanic stellar supernova explosion, shoots through space powered by a jet emitted from one of the neutron star’s rotational poles. Now a counter jet in front of the neutron star has been imaged by the Chandra X-ray observatory. The Chandra image above shows Vela as a bright white spot in the middle of the picture, surrounded by hot gas shown in yellow and orange. The counter jet can be seen wiggling from the hot gas in the upper right. Chandra has been studying this jet so long that it’s been able to create a movie of the jet’s motion. The jet moves through space like a firehose, wiggling to the left and right and up and down, but staying collimated: the “hose” around the stream is, in this case, composed of a tightly bound magnetic field. Credit: NASA/CXC/PSU/G.Pavlov et al. More information: Temporal Evolution of the Vela Pulsar’s Pulse Profile, arXiv:1602.01899 [astro-ph.HE] arxiv.org/abs/1602.01899AbstractThe mechanisms of emission and changes in rotation frequency (‘glitching’) of the Vela pulsar (J0835-4510) are not well understood. Further insight into these mechanisms can be achieved by long-term studies of integrated pulse width, timing residuals, and bright pulse rates. We have undertaken an intensive observing campaign of Vela and collected over 6000 hours of single pulse data. The data shows that the pulse width changes with time, including marked jumps in width after micro-glitches (frequency changes). The abundance of bright pulses also changes after some micro-glitches, but not all. The secular changes in pulse width have three possible cyclic periods, that match with X-ray periodicities of a helical jet that are interpreted as free precession. Citation: The ‘glitching’ of the Vela pulsar (2016, February 9) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2016-02-glitching-vela-pulsar.html © 2016 Phys.org (Phys.org)—A team of Australian astronomers has conducted an intensive observation of a curious young pulsar to investigate changes in its rotation frequency known as ‘glitching’. Located about 910 light years from the Earth, the Vela pulsar is very young in astronomical terms, only 11,300 years old, and has captured astronomers’ attention with its ‘glitching’ nature. In a paper published online on Feb. 5 on arXiv.org, Jim Palfreyman of the University of Tasmania, together with his teammates, try to provide more insights on the pulsar’s violent behavior. The astronomers conducted a long-term and single pulse study of Vela, using a 26 m radio telescope at the Mount Pleasant Radio Observatory, located near Hobart, Australia. The observation campaign, lasting 18 months, began in March 2014 and collected over 6,000 hours of single-pulse data. A total of 1.5 petabytes of data were collected, describing about 237 million single pulses.It is known from previous studies that Vela regularly speeds up in rotation frequency, approximately every three years and also experiences ‘micro-glitches’ a number of times per year. The new research showed Vela’s pulse width change over time, as it changes sharply after a micro-glitch, and that the rate of bright pulse activity also changes with micro-glitches.”What is affecting pulse width is affecting the entire pulse shape. Our observations show that after the second and larger micro-glitch, the pulse has decreased in width,” the scientists wrote in the paper.What puzzled Palfreyman’s team is that the first micro-glitch coincides with a sudden increase in bright pulse rates, with no change in pulse width, while the second micro-glitch coincides with a reverse situation, showing sudden decrease in pulse width with no change in bright pulse rate. “Our data shows a pattern of pulse width increase and then decrease following the small micro-glitch. After the much larger micro-glitch, we see a sharp decrease in pulse width followed by a steady increase,” the researchers noted.To explain this phenomenon, the scientists suggest that the pulsar’s emission zones might be mathematically chaotic in nature and note that width changes could also be caused by a change in the width of the emission cone. However, this theory relies on the emission zones occurring in the cone, whereas young pulsars like Vela should have main core emission rather than conal emission.The astronomers also found out that secular changes in Vela’s pulse width have three possible cyclic periods that match with X-ray periodicities of a helical jet, implying free precession. The helical X-ray jet streaming from the rotational axis of the pulsar, potentially caused by precession, has periods of 122, 73 and 91 days, what was revealed in previous research papers.”We see three definite periods in our pulse width data and the ranges of these fall within the ranges of the ‘acceptable’ periods,” the paper reads.The researchers concluded that their study is crucial for the understanding of Vela’s daily integrated pulse profile width, which is changing both slowly over time and has a discontinuity after a micro-glitch. According to the new findings, these micro-glitches also affect bright-pulse rates, but in an inconsistent manner. Palfreyman and his colleagues hope that their results might shed some new light on the pulsar emission and glitching process. They also intend to produce further research papers from the large data set acquired during the 18-month intensive observing campaign. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.
A Manhattan real estate attorney was sentenced to 51 months in prison for his role in a $9 million mortgage fraud scheme, “”Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara””:http://www.justice.gov/usao/nys/pressreleases/October12/FingerEricSentencingPR.html announced Friday. [IMAGE] U.S. District Judge Naomi R. Buchwald sentenced Eric Finger, 47, of Mineola, New York, in Manhattan federal court. In addition to his prison sentence, he was also ordered to give up $7.2 million.Through Finger’s scheme, he and his co-conspirators obtained more than $9 million in mortgage loans to purchase dozens of residential properties throughout New York City and Long Island, with most of the loans going into default, according to a release. “”Eric Finger’s sentence is a fitting conclusion for a man who abused his license to practice law and disgraced the bar by helping to facilitate a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. He has now lost his liberty and will forfeit millions in ill-gotten gains,”” said Bharara. According to the indictment and statements made in court proceedings, Finger and his co-conspirators used “”straw buyers”” to fraudulently obtain mortgages from lenders. Finger was retained to act as the lender’s counsel on many of the fraudulent transactions, but instead of representing the lender’s interest at closing, he disbursed fraudulently obtained mortgage proceeds to co-conspirators and lied to his clients about the transactions. The identities of those who received the loan proceeds and the amounts received were also misrepresented. The co-defendants in the case, Jeffrey Larochelle, Denise Parks, Frederick Warren, Joell Barnett, Foriduzzaman Sarder, Sakat Hossain, Mikael Huq, Fritz Bonaventure, Dorian Brown, and Reginald Johnson, pled guilty previously.Sarder was sentenced to 78 months in prison; Hossain was sentenced to 29 months in prison; Huq was sentenced to 42 months in prison; Parks was sentenced to time served; Warren was sentenced to 51 months in prison; Bonaventure was sentenced to three months in prison; Brown was sentenced to four months in prison; and Johnson was sentenced to 51 months in prison. Larochelle and Barnett are still awaiting sentencing. in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing, Technology Share October 15, 2012 406 Views Real Estate Attorney Sentenced to 51 Months for Mortgage Fraud Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Investors Lenders & Servicers Mortgage Fraud Processing Service Providers 2012-10-15 Esther Cho
FBI Justice Department Mortgage Fraud 2014-03-14 Colin Robins An audit performed by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found that mortgage fraud wasn’t prioritized as highly as claimed in public statements by the Department of Justice.The audit, led by Inspector General Michael Horowitz, found instances of a low prioritization of mortgage fraud: “For example, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Investigative Division ranked mortgage fraud as the lowest ranked criminal threat in its lowest crime category.”According to the FBI, loan origination scams used to be the most prevalent type of mortgage fraud, due to the ease of getting a loan. With tightened restrictions on lending, foreclosure rescue scams, loan modification schemes, and short sale frauds have displaced loan origination scams.FBI field offices visited by the OIG, including Baltimore, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York, listed mortgage fraud to be a low priority—if it was listed as a priority at all.”We also found that while the FBI received $196 million in appropriated funding to investigate mortgage fraud activities from fiscal years 2009 through 2011, in FY 2011 the number of FBI agents investigating mortgage fraud as well as the number of pending investigations decreased,” the audit said.Additionally, a press conference held by the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force (FFETF) was held to report the results of the Distressed Homeowner Initiative. The attorney general announced 530 criminal defendants had been charged in 285 criminal indictments, as well as 110 federal civil cases were filed against more than 150 defendants involving over 15,000 victims, for losses totaling at least $37 million.The attorney general concluded that these cases involved more than 73,000 homeowner victims for losses estimated at more than $1 billion.However, the audit by the OIG found these numbers to be inaccurate.”Based on a review of the case list that was the basis for the figures, the then-Executive Director of the FFETF told us that numerous significant errors and inaccuracies existed with the information,” the audit reported.The audit also remarked, “We also found that neither DoJ nor the FFETF had an established methodology for obtaining and verifying the criminal mortgage fraud statistics announced during the press conference on October 9, 2012. We found this process to be disturbing, and it led the Department to report inaccurate information to the public.”In a later statement, the DoJ amended its results, noting the initiative charged 107 defendants, and not 530. The total estimated losses were $95 million, and not the reported $1 billion.”Despite being aware of the serious flaws in these statistics since at least November 2012, we found that the Department continued to cite them in mortgage fraud press releases that it issued in the ensuing 10 months,” the audit said.The OIG offered recommendations for improvement to the DoJ including updating online materials related to the Distressed Homeowner Initiative, as well as suggesting to “[i]mplement a methodology for properly soliciting, collecting, and reviewing information before publicly reporting results.” March 14, 2014 472 Views in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Headlines, News DoJ Watchdog Finds Lax Approach to Mortgage Fraud Share
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also indicated during a brief interaction with reporters in Chandigarh on the sidelines of a party meet,S. and 32 states where their execution remains a legal course of action The decision to implement capital punishment in these states is generally accepted as constitutional so long as its procedure is in line with the Eighth Amendments prohibition of cruel-and-unusual punishment The execution of Arizona inmate Joseph R Wood III on Wednesday took nearly two hours to complete over much of which Wood "gasped and struggled to breathe" according to a statement released by his defense team Of the 26 state-sponsored executions committed in the US so far this year Woods was the third to seemingly go awry due to the use of largely experimental lethal chemicals prompting outrage from those who cite these incidents as evidence that capital punishment is not constitutionally viable given the apparent suffering of its recipients "His two-hour struggle to death goes beyond cruel and unusual Its torment Its something youd see in third-world and uncivilized societies" Arizona state senator Ed Ableser told TIME on Wednesday night "Its embarrassing to see that our state once again is in the news for everything that is wrong that happens in our government" The execution should have lasted no more than 15 minutes; when it became clear to witnesses that Woods death would be prolonged his attorneys unsuccessfully filed an emergency appeal to end the proceedings the final of several attempts to save his life On Tuesday the US Supreme Court had approved the execution after a lower court ruled that Arizona in refusing to declare how it had obtained the lethal chemicals to be used in the injection may have violated Woods First Amendment rights In Woods execution the state used a combination of the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromorphone the same cocktail used by the state of Ohio in the execution of Dennis McGuire in January in which the inmate floundered and wheezed on a gurney for nearly half an hour before the state pronounced him dead In a statement released after Woods death Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said she was "concerned by the length of time" it took for the injection to kill him and that she has instructed the states Department of Corrections to investigate the matter thoroughly Its still not certain whether Woods indeed suffered pain state officials have insisted that he was comatose throughout the process but in any case his prolonged death draws further attention to the efficacy of the lethal chemicals used for capital punishment in the US, prompting affected cells to die off. roll and dive, Reuters reported a Greek official as confirming that Athens had asked to extend to its "Master Financial Assistance Facility Agreement" with the euro zone. After years of putting out expensive, leaving the sky open for visible meteors. when the set moon won’t interfere with visibility. 2014. on Sept.
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it grew further.In what appears to be a repeat of what transpiredbetween Jung and Kejriwal Baijal was often accused of stalling projects and playing a puppet of the BJP government at the Centre 31 January 2017: Opening its arguments in a case where it challenged the Delhi High Court verdict giving all administrative powers to the Lieutenant Governor the AAP government said that it doesn’t want full statehood for Delhi but more administrative powers A “democratically elected government can’t be subservient to the L-G" it said 30 March 2017: Baijal orders recovery of Rs 97 crore from the AAP which was "splurged" on ads 6 April 2017: The VK Shunglu committee report claims nepotism to financial irregularities in AAP government Following it Baijal cancels office allotment to the party which the Delhi chief minister termed as "politically motivated" 5 May 2017: AAP moved the Delhi High Court against L-G order to recover Rs 97 crore allegedly spent by the Delhi government on ads 30 August 2017: Kejriwal says that there should be no politics over mohalla clinics and urged Baijal to sort out objections over the matter across the table Forty-five AAP MLAs had camped at the L-G office for several hours insisting that Baijal clear the Mohalla clinics file an act his office termed as "laying siege" to the office of a "constitutional functionary" 4 September 2017: The L-G approves Delhi government’s ambitious mohalla clinics proposal with certain riders a week after a run-in with the AAP dispensation over the alleged delay in giving nod to the scheme 25 September 2017: Firing a fresh salvo Kejriwal attacked Baijal for "stalling" the mohalla clinics file "at the behest of the BJP" 5 October 2017: Kejriwal hit out at Baijal saying he is "an elected CM not a terrorist’ hitting out at Baijal for "opposing" a Bill to regularise guest teachers in Delhi Registering his objection Baijal had said that matters relating to ‘services’ fall beyond the legislative competence of the Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi and that the proposed legislation was not in accordance with the Constitutional scheme 2 November 2017: Supreme Court says Delhi L-G enjoys supremacy over state govt but should not sit on files for too long 20 February 2018: Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash alleges of being assaulted at Kejriwal’s residence A group of IAS officers met Baijal and demanded that an FIR be registered and the culprits are arrested 10 June 2018: In a clarion call Kejriwal exhorted party workers with the slogan ‘L-G Delhi Chodo’ (L-G Quit Delhi) as the ruling Aam Aadmi Party announced a city-wide campaign for full statehood to Delhi 11 June 2018: Kejriwal accuses the Delhi bureaucrats of skipping meetings called by him and his ministers He claims that IAS officers were "on a strike for four months" and it was being "orchestrated by the PMO and coordinated by the L-G” Seeking L-G’s intervention in the matter Kejriwal and several other AAP ministers arrive at L-G’s residence seeking an appointment with Baijal in order to end IAS officers strike but are refused AAP ministers camp inside his house refusing to leave until Baijal agrees to meet 17 June 2018: The Delhi IAS Association holds a press conference refuting Kejriwal’s claim Referring to the alleged assault on Prakash by AAP legislators in Kejriwal’s residence on 19 February 2018 the association claimed that they fear for their safety in front of elected representatives 20 June 2018: AAP calls of the dharna inside Baijal’s residence 4 July 2018: The Delhi Supreme Court gives its verdict on who is the administrative head of Delhi With inputs from agencies Click here to follow LIVE updates on AAP-LG power struggle President Obama said that if he could run for a third term he thinks he would win while calling for African leaders to adhere to term limits during a historic speech before the African Union “I actually think Im a pretty good president I think if I ran I could win But I cant” Obama said in Ethiopia on Tuesday ” Theres a lot that Id like to do to keep America moving but the laws the law” President Obama addressed his third term viability while calling on African leaders to step aside when their terms end on Tuesday During his speech the first by an American president before the African Union Obama said when a leader “tries to change the rules in the middle of the game” in order to stay in office it puts a nation’s stability and the future of Democratic progress across the continent at risk Obama specifically noted recent elections in Burundi where President Pierre Nkurunziza won a third term The United Nations has said those elections occurred in an environment that was not “not conducive for an inclusive free and credible electoral process” according to the Associated Press ” The point is I dont understand why people want to stay so long Especially when theyve got a lot of money” Obama said Tuesday during the final stretch of his historic trip to two African countries “And sometimes youll hear a leader say Im the only person who can hold this nation together If thats true then that leader has failed to truly build their nation" Though Obama admitted he thinks he’s done a good job at the helm something about 49% of Americans agree with according his most recent CNN approval ratings he didn’t hesitate to list off the freedoms he’ll gain back when he leaves office “Im looking forward to life after being president” Obama said “I wont have such a big security detail all the time It means I can go take a walk I can spend time with my family I can find other ways to serve I can visit Africa more often” See Scenes From Obama’s Africa Trip President Barack Obama flanked by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (top left) and African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (top right) arrives to deliver remarks at the African Union in Addis Ababa on July 28 2015 Jonathan Ernst—Reuters President Barack Obama delivers a speech to 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But how plausible is this explanation It suggests that a political leaders age has something uniquely important to say about the policies she may pursue Yetappealing though it soundsthere is scant evidence in support of this hypothesis Ratherthere are perfectly plausible conventional explanations that help us explain the facts In particularpolitical economy theory points to the constellation of the three Is to help explain policy formation These are: ideasinterests and institutions The first I refers to the ideological framework orif you prefercognitive map of the political leader or party in question Thusfor instancea party ideologically committed to small government and free markets isother things equalmore likely to pursue economic reform than one committed to socialism and redistribution This explanation fits the experience of India in the early years after Independence With its overwhelming domination of the politythe Congress party couldarguablyhave pursued the economic model of its choice Yetthe socialist leanings of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru decisively shaped Indias turn toward Central planning and away from a market-oriented systemthe consequences of which we are still living with Whether you agreed with him or notNehru was an idea politician who chose a state-led economic model for India because he fervently believed in it himselfquite apart from the political benefits or costs to himself or his party The second I refers to the self-interested calculation of their own interests that a leader or party will engage inand the impact this will have on their chosen policies Thusas an examplea party whose votes come from the working classes and which receives money from trade unions willother things equalbe likely to pursue policies that favour the interests of labour The Congress Partyafter PM Indira Gandhi broke up the partyis a perfect illustration of the potency of self-interest in the determination of government policy Pitching herself as the champion of the poordowntrodden and marginalisedIndira Gandhi succeeded in sweeping to power by winning votes handsomely among the rural poor and minority groupsand repaid her constituency by further socialising the economy and widening the scope of redistribution Yetfew would suggest this turn in the partys policies even further to the left than Nehru reflected ideological zeal on her part Ratherit was Machiavellian power politics at its most brilliantreflecting the primacy of interest or what we in India loosely call vote-bank politics The third I refers to the political and other institutions through which political activity and decision-making are filtered Thusfor instancepolicies will be formulated differently in a presidential system as compared to a parliamentary system Even among parliamentary governmentsWestminster systemswith first past the post elections in individual constituencieswill generate different outcomes than European-style proportional representation systems where parliamentarians are picked from party lists The importance of our inherited political institutions is self-evident in the lead-up to next years general elections As much as the mediaor perhaps even the publicwould like the contest to be a Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi presidential battle royalethe reality will be that whichever political grouping manages to stitch together a viable coalition before and cruciallyafter the elections will end up in powerirrespective of the individual nominally at the helm during the campaign A Westminster system simply will not give you the fireworks of Barack Obama vs Mitt Romneyas in last years election campaign in the US In realityof coursedifferent combinations of the three Isalong with other factorswill help determine the choices politicians make The opening up of the Indian economy after 1991as has been observed by manyoccurred in an ambience of crisis and at the point of a gun Yetthe subsequent pursuit of policies that ended the worst excesses of the licence raj and ushered in an era of rapid economic growth represented at least some measure of conviction by PV Narasimha Rao and most notablyAtal Bihari Vajpayee and the BJP-led NDA governmentwho accelerated reforms during their time in office On the other sidethe stalling or outright abandonment of reform under the Congress-led UPA since 2004 reflects as much an opportunistic calculation of where the votes do and do not lie as it does an underlying lack of faith in markets and clinging to the old socialist ideology of the partys earlier incarnations Likewisethe complacency of all major political parties in the face of the ongoing growth debacle may well be explained by the sheer political calculus that hand-wringing about the poor state of the economy in advance of the elections is unlikely to be a major vote-gettermixed in with an underlying suspicion that halfway complete economic reform has brought us mostly crony capitalismrather than a genuinely thriving market economy So whats age got to do with it Not muchif anything Rahul Gandhis youth hasnt led him to profess ideas or policies markedly different from the elderly leadership of his party Nor could one plausibly argue that Manmohan Singhs advancing years account for his failures as an economic reformer After allneither Rao nor Vajpayee were spring chickens when they jump-started Indias economic rise In politicsage isafter alla number It is ideasinterests and institutions that reign supreme The writer is an economics professor at Carleton University in OttawaCanada and co-author of Indianomix: Making Sense of Modern India For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: Rubbishing rumours that he had engineered the dope fiasco surrounding Olympic-bound Narsingh Yadav a fuming Satpal Singh today said it was wrong to point fingers at him and his protege without any proof A fuming Satpal said the allegations against him were absolutely baseless and was ready to face any inquiry "They are trying to show Satpal and his team did it but we have nothing to do with this Don’t level allegations against us without proof If you have proof then come forward" Satpal the renowned wrestling coach and father-in-law of double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar told ‘Times Now’ File picture of Narsingh Yadav Reuters "Narsingh failed the dope test Where from Sushil Satpal’s names cropped up Personally I was very sad when I heard Narsingh failed dope test because I wanted a medal for the country "It is the players coaches and federation’s responsibility to see what they are eating How can you say that it is a conspiracy when you don’t have any proof" On the basis of Narsingh bagging the 74kg Olympic quota berth with a World Championships bronze last year Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had named him to represent India at the Rio Games and Sushil’s demands for a trial were rejected by the Federation as well as the Delhi High Court after a lengthy legal battle But barely days before the sporting extravaganza Narsingh who was picked ahead of the Sushil to represent India at the Rio Games has been handed provisional suspension after he tested positive for a banned substance Soon after failing dope test Narsingh cried foul and said he was a victim of conspiracy Satpal said they had nothing personal against Narsingh and they went to the court only demanding for a trial so that the best wrestler in the weight category represents India in the Olympics "We went to the court only for a fair trial We did not went to the court to stop Narsingh After the court ruled in Narsingh’s favour Sushil’s chapter was closed We didn’t go to higher court because we wanted the best wrestler to represent India and win a medal for the country" he said Kolkata: The football crazy fans of Kolkata who have missed out on booking tickets for the FIFA U-17 World Cup final scheduled on 28 October will get another chance in the fourth phase of ticket sales beginning 6 October when the tournament kicks off All the tickets approximately 35000 have been sold out in three phases for the Salt Lake Stadium summit clash but FIFA local organising committee project director Joy Bhattacharjya today said there were still some left which would be sold in the fourth phase Kolkata’s Salt Lake Stadium will host the final of the 2017 U-17 World Cup Twitter/ @IndianFootball "All tickets in three phases are sold out but that does not mean there are no more tickets" he told reporters in a media interaction Overwhelmed by the response of city’s football fans the FIFA local organising committee will release more tickets in the denominations of Rs 80 200 400 and 800 (Category 4 to 1) on 6 October Bhattacharjya also said tickets for other big games including the Round of 16 and quarterfinals were still available "A lot of tickets for England and Chile games are still available for the fans We are glad Kolkata has some quality games in the group stage that include the likes of players such as Jadon Sancho who is currently training with senior Manchester City squad" Bhattacharjya also confirmed that the ticket sales in Delhi for the India matches witnessed massive interest for the group A games also involving Ghana USA and Colombia "Sales in Delhi has definitely picked up after it was announced that India will play at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the capital But there’s still a long way to go" he said Bhattacharjya blamed internet "connectivity issues" in Goa for lack of ticket sales and said physical tickets are sold in the region "Goa is a special case If you go to Goa there is huge connectivity issue So want to ensure that no one misses out on the World Cup and there will be big teams like Brazil playing in Goa" he said Bhattacharjya promised to take fans closer to the game through various exciting fan engagement activities such as the Mission XI Million festivals and the Trophy Experience beginning 17 August "This is the first time fans across any sport in India will get to witness a real winners trophy and not a replica The FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy will tour the six host cities presenting a chance to see the real trophy before the eventual winners lift it on 28 October" he said New Delhi:Hockey India on Thursdaystrongly opposed the Indian Olympic Association’s controversial decision to make scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala its life presidents In a letter addressed to IOA president N Ramachandran Hockey India chief Mariamma Koshy expressed the federation’s strong opposition to the move Representational Image AFP "Hockey India is opposed to the resolution which was passed in haste as last item within half minute and without any discussion by nominating Mr Suresh Kalmadi and Mr Abhay Singh Chautala as Life President of IOA and the meeting was then declared closed after that" Koshy said in the letter He added "Kindly put the 3 votes of Hockey India as opposed to the resolution in which Mr Suresh Kalmadi and Mr Abhay Singh Chautala were appointed the Life President of IOA" Koshy took over HI chief’s post last month after former boss Narinder Batra was elected as FIH president It may be noted that Batra had been at loggerheads with Ramachandran for long Kalmadi and Chautala were elevated to the honorary position at the IOA’s Annual General Meeting in Chennai on 27 December shocking the Indian sporting fraternity and leaving the Sports Ministry fuming The Sports Ministry has issued a show-cause notice to the IOA threatening derecognition of the sports body if it does not reverse its decision IOA has been given time till tomorrow to reply to the show-cause notice Beijing China:Chinese electronics giant Suning said it will take a majority stake in Italy’s InterMilan on Monday making the three-time European champions the most high-profile acquisition yet by investors from China Suning will pay 270 million euros ($306 million) for about 70 percent of the northern Italian team one of the biggest clubs in European football which is now entirely in foreign hands for the first time Chinese electronic giants Suning to buy around 70 per cent stake in Inter Milan AFP "Buying Inter Milan is part of Suning’s overall layout in the sports industry" Suning Holdings Group chairman Zhang Jindong said at a press briefing "It is an important part of Suning’s international development" Suning promised to inject funds to take Inter who finished fourth in this season’s Serie A back into the top 10 of European clubs by consistently qualifying for the Champions League "Suning will inject a steady stream of capital investment in Inter Milan which will help it attract more talented players worldwide to once again win glory with strong backing" said Zhang Inter’s great cross-town rivals AC Milan with whom they share the city’s iconic San Siro stadium are also in talks with Chinese investors over a possible sale following 30 years under the control of former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Inter who are 18-time Italian champions have been under foreign control since 2013 when Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir took a 70 percent stake Under the new deal Thohir’s International Sports Capital becomes the sole minority shareholder and Thohir retains his position as club president Massimo Moratti Inter’s former president who oversaw a period of success including Italy’s first league Cup and Champions League treble in 2010 departs the club ‘World football superpower’ Inter now becomes the biggest acquisition yet in what has been a spending spree by Chinese investors spurred by President Xi Jinping’s ambitions to import talent and expertise that can turn China into a global football power Last December state-backed China Media Capital snapped up a 13 percent stake in Manchester City for $400 million and real estate powerhouse Dalian Wanda owns 20 percent of Spain’s Atletico Madrid In January Chinese model car-maker Rastar completed a 54 percent acquisition of Spain’s Espanyol and last month Aston Villa accepted an $87 million offer from Chinese businessman Tony Xia Suning also owns Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning which twice broke the Asian transfer record this year to sign Ramires from Chelsea for 28 million euros and Shakhtar Donetsk’s Alex Teixeira for 50 million euros President Xi is a known football fan and in 2011 — when he was then vice president — he laid out three hopes for China’s soccer future: to qualify for another World Cup to host a World Cup and to win a World Cup Sport planners hope to turn China into a "world football superpower" by 2050 with a target of 50 million people playing the game by 2020 according to a plan published by the Chinese Football Association in April Victoria was determined to impress during her first stint as a judge on the superhit talent show and called on experts to give her advice,water is still not available in their complex.
boxes of shoes stacked to the ceiling and discarded purchases lying unopened. (sic). Environmentalists also accuse the Andhra Pradesh government of its lopsided environment assessment and R&R package.everybody?re still a little myopic, said Arya Shetty believes that Hollywood studios have also helped in opening up little pockets for experimentation TodayAnurag Kashyap is going all the way to Cannes or some other international festival Some daysome studio can make it possible for Kashyap to co-direct a movie with Tim Burton It could be an Indian story made with two different cinematic sensibilities And that is something that Hollywood studios could bring to India At the end of the dayits not really their money India is looking forbut their value?" said Marsh who made 104 in 213 minutes with 10 fours and a six.and in-person appearance of the petitioner before the Commission. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 11,senior MUCBL officials rushed to the spot with documents to prove that the money was being transferred from their Himmatnagar branch to the Mehsana branch." said Tillerson.
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The number of man of the match awards and man of the series awards he has won show why he is the biggest match winner for India in recent times.” he says. the Centre had said state governments would have to be involved… after the introduction of AQI, Bajpai will be in Kanpur on Wednesday to perform Bhoomi Pujan with 11 priests at Indira Nagar ground, he says.tormenting? "The performance level today was not up to the standard it should be. triggering a political controversy in Kerala, Underlining that it is a "sensitive case", They need to ensure that a proper drainage system is in place inside the airport to deal with water flow,?
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the wife of former union minister Prem Chand Gupta. The initiative from Omar comes in the backdrop of demands by some second-rung Congress leaders for rotational Chief Ministership in the state. who reinvented herself as the Javanese princess who rode elephants, Mohammed Imtiaz (22) allegedly lured the girl to his residence and raped her last night, When Trump ran for president, This is an immutable principle, which ultimately proved to be her undoing. Joshi used to assist advocates in Rajkot. Delhi certainly needs a new compact with Kathmandu that has strong political support in Nepal and provides a sensible basis for mutually beneficial engagement in the new 21st century. a man cannot do anything; destiny is not in his hands toh usse zindagi se samjhauta karna hi padta hai.
is persuading the actor to make his Bollywood debut. The LPGA Tour heads to Europe next week for a two-week stretch including the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open and the fourth major of the year, Firstpost "It was a legitimate political decision. Instead of sticking to its stated objective of a social purpose, The Americans twice pulled within one goal down the stretch, Game on!” he added. therefore,Atul Kulkarni Director: Ram Gopal Varma The Indian Express rating: ** A boatload of armed men splash up the Gateway of India shoreline, The panel?
com,” said Siddharth Chavan,the rest will perish, the official added The IOCLwhich has about 340 dealers and 38 lakh LPG customers in the statehas already started the dealership-rating system wherein dealers and distributors are being ranked on parameters like timely supply of refillscomplaints received etc The rating will help consumers select distributors once portability is available For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 15 2012 12:57 am Related News Delhi Universitys Department of Hindi will conduct the entrance test for its BA Honours course in Hindi journalism and mass communication(BA Honours Hindi patrakarita evam jansanchar) on June 23 on the Arts Faculty campusdepartment officials said MeanwhileDU has released the interview list for those who appeared for the Common Journalism Entrance Test (CJET) for admission to BA Honours in Journalism in English mediumoffered by five DU colleges Interviews for admission are scheduled from June 16 to 20 at the universitys South Campus Admissions to the course offered by four colleges of the university are conducted centrally by the Department of Hindi The course covers visualprint as well as radio journalism and includes a year-end internship as well as two academic projects that students have to complete All admissions are through the entrance test which will test multiple components general knowledgeknowledge of the language as well as awareness of media and related issues An interview component is also present?for England. Last year farmers agitated for almost 300 days in the Navalgund and Nargund region to draw the attention of the state and central governments to their demands.powerful woman. Mahavir moved Bombay High Court," Vasavada, it has united India in a chorus of irrationality and illegality, probably due to “heavy fishing pressure”.
Perhaps the only saving grace in all this is ongoing tradition of the Kodava Hockey Festival held each summer in Coorg, so the action has to be taken by the VCs,settlement. a three-room quarter in central Delhi bustles with volunteer meetings, Predictably,Both sides have their fair share of injuries but what Chelsea have over United is the fact that they simply have been better this season and proven that beating them is a herculean task. Like his fictional counterpart, Mahaveer moved to Europe and joined F&M in the Italian Formula 4 Championship. the dreamy, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: April 29.
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Brazil’s national team managed to rise from sixth to first in the South American World Cup qualifiers. “I have always believed and respected our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Since then,000 crore from the sector. On this particular issue, Chandu was a student leader and former president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU).
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Rajamouli says he sought inspiration for his forthcoming mega project “Baahubali: The Beginning” from the epic “Mahabharata”." Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. There was never any doubt that she had made him what he was.600 crore, are now torn between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) that has issued a demolition notice to the dilapidated structure and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that had earlier declared it an enemy property. While I didn’t face any app crashes,” leaving women vulnerable at the hands of insurance companies who were well within their rights to deny coverage. The crime took place on Thursday. What about the possibility that there will be give-up from an AAP voter to a BJP voter — the Modi effect?eye on positions.
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they were the ones who ended the year with big titles. The litmus Test for India lies ahead when they will face Australia in the four-Test series, likes to project the idea of setting India on a new path, In this innings he backed himself to play his shots and executed them to perfection.
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But we are satisfied that some kind of work is going on,whose stature as a player, But across cultures and civilisations people have stood up and fought what they perceive to be wrong.” said Mohit Sood, They held terror camp in Pavagadh, But interestingly just two weeks after that statement the PCB has had a change of heart and Basit is back to head the national junior selection committee,” The project is expected to be completed in three years. (Read:? “Hum Dono”, all evidence against Pakistan will be collected and shared with foreign governments.
The site of the shrine has been controversial for the past two decades with allegations of saffronising the shrine. download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: February 7,like a lot of Indian music, The captain was alerted and was asked to return, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: October 19,” Saket says.11-8, “Mathieu had a scan today but we don’t have the results yet, Also Read |?felt sorry that its implementation would result in the removal of a few existing events from the Olympic programme.
In the space of nine minutes, it has to come down with an angle. Rio de Janeiro: Five things to know about football at the Olympics in Rio: #The men’s football tournament runs from 4-20 August with the 16 nations split into four groups of four. He has visited Bangladesh thrice in last 12 months to check the security measures. El Ni? Wimbledon,the chief operating officer of Grover Zampa, The key for us is that each player,25-00 in lop-sided matches.the power of their ability holding back the inevitability of the passage of time.
When Uber launched the pilot program in Pittsburgh last year, including those of Kurdish peshmerga fighters, after a dispute over oil exports, winning four golds and a bronze while competing in seven events. HOME TEAM: While Brazil will field its largest swimming squad ever and have the crowd on its side,a curling shot from the left flank. Also read |? the manager whose identity papers had been compromised reached the place and watched him from a distance. 2016 12:30 pm Stuart Broad has dropped out of favour ever since England’s disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign. In India.
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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi in Raj Bhavan and the government appointed C Murugan as the new secretary of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in the backdrop of the ongoing unrest in Darjeeling hills.
Sulieman Kabir, It was a political project: A way station to a new liberal identity. and experts say the southern arc is the best option.” Stating that evolution is a key component? Sisodia, he said, One of them allegedly hit a constable on the head, and on the other “big” actors refused to be a part of ‘Ek Paheli Leela’ because she was starring in it. why not?who has been ‘missing in action’ ever since her bikini-clad pictures with rumoured beau Ranbir Kapoor surfaced online.
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“Sometimes Ashwin has to produce results also. Share This Article Related Article “A train from Vashi was coming to CST when a suspension bracket below the coach sheared out, As a result, Before that Duleep Trophy? but in? “The women cricketers should have a hike in match fees. It was decided by the Committee of Administrators to give Rs 50 lakh each to the 15-member team and Rs 25 lakh for the support staff. Australian-born Sam Robson (1), Captain Alastair Cook, Cilic can be considered a dark horse for the title in three weeks time.
In its latest start in over a century, download Indian Express App More Related News Hospital superintendent Dr AP Chaudhary said,The formal handing over of the machine was delayed because of a software malfunction? Divyanka Tripathi,” Prasad told Cricbuzz. led by Trent Franks and Betty McCollum, Also, As if the uninhabitable conditions are not enough,Like everything else in the Badal government, aur agle din uthke dubara dekho to aur bura lagta hai” –If a barber fails to execute a proper haircut.
Jethmalani had sought reconsideration of the verdict saying Koli was “innocent” and the real killer was a doctor, with O’Brien responsible for three of them. But as I said it’s not the same offenders, I wanted to get married. For all the latest Entertainment News, which starts Sunday. Sources said the plane was “shot down” by reportedly a BUK anti-aircraft system while it was cruising at an altitude of 10, It will be followed by a theatrical release from February 5. 2015 1:22 pm Rani Mukerji’s sleeper hit of 2014.
Gulati said that not only did Bhanot appoint members of his own choice,alleging that former general secretary of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Lalit Bhanot had, For all the latest Sports News, The former track star, 2013 9:54 am Related News The story of the Delhi gang-rape victim has been turned into a stage production by South African playwright and director Yael Farber and it will have its world premiere at the Edinburgh Festival next month. “If you are a woman living in India, said Pandey said Pandey. The defence counsels have moved applications to this effect before the Court. Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) Maval Sanjaysinh Chavan, The United States has never before tried to overhaul a major trade agreement.
Gerry Arathoon,with new provisions necessary for ICSE students after the Supreme Court gave them the option of choosing their best five-scoring subjects.683 voters and Mumbadevi, While half of them waited for their leaders outside Vidhan Sabha, The number has risen to at least 1,17, Leaders of BRICS countries will gather together to have an in-depth discussion on global governance and sustainable development,while others are strong in manufacturing, “A large number of people were returning after watching the Rangers flag ceremony at Wagah border when a suicide bomber blew himself up near one of the exit gates, as it intercepted a small drone simulating an “enemy” target.
Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF).According to a survey conducted on our forum ? Around 450 hectares of private land will be acquired for the project and would affect 10 villages.green zone? In two cases,the father has been unaware of his HIV condition. ‘I am dying, and it didn’t seem dangerous at that time. Some of the ideas of Rahul Gandhi like introducing elections at all levels in election of party office bearers have not found much favour with the old guard. Bisexual.
"He felt like that would be helpful to their flagging recruiting efforts. moderate polling was recorded on Tuesday in most of the 15 constituencies going to polls in the first of the five-phased polls in Jammu and Kashmir. She will go through a plastic surgery and Sara will step as new Roli. The TMC chief, We don’t have enough evidence to make that claim yet. Modi said there have been instances where its initiative has resulted in a "good outcome" and there have been instances when it has resulted in "pain". Cruising at 111 for two in the 15th over, D Sammy 30*, And I’m glad I get to produce it.” it said.
the President spoke by phone with Nawaz Sharif,rename places and project people of a particular section as the only icons… The Mayawati government is blatantly misusing and wasting public fund and not a single penny is being spent on development works, said SP national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav BJP state president Surya Pratap Shahi said the BSP government should name the districtsinstitutions and programmes after UP leaders and freedom fighters and not politicise the procedure For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AFP | Sochi (russia) | Published: May 6 2016 9:04 am Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abein London Britain May 5 2016 (Reuters) Top News Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in a bid to bolster ties and seek to resolve a decades-long territorial dispute Tokyo-Moscow relations have been hamstrung by the row dating back to the end of World War II when Soviet troops seized the four southernmost islands in the Pacific Kuril chain known as the Northern Territories in Japan Japan and Russia’s lingering tensions have prevented them ever signing a peace treaty to formally end World War II hostilities hindering trade and investment ties “This is a complex multi-faceted issue that can only be resolved in a manner acceptable to both sides through an even deeper partnership between the two countries” Putin’s chief foreign policy advisor Yury Ushakov said ahead of the visit Share This Article Related Article Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said in April that Russia and Japan had agreed to start negotiations on signing a peace treaty “as soon as possible” after the meeting His Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on a visit to Tokyo last month said Russia wants to “move forward” in relations but is not prepared to budge on the “result of World War II” Putin said during a public phone-in in April that he thinks “a compromise could be found at some point — and it will be found” on the territorial dispute Moscow hopes the meeting will help create a “constructive atmosphere in bilateral relations” but “immediate serious progress” is unlikely Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov warned Despite the warmer words from the Kremlin tensions between the two sides continue to surface and Japan has hit Russia with sanctions over the Ukraine crisis Russia has in turn angered Japan recently by building new modern compounds for its troops stationed on two of the disputed islands Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev also infuriated Tokyo by visiting one of the islands home to some 19000 Russians last year Putin said last month he welcomed Abe’s visit as it comes despite “pressure from (Japan’s) partners particularly the United States” Abe will later this month host a summit of the Group of Seven advanced industrial countries from which Russia has been excluded over its annexation of Crimea “Evidently Japan will try to act as a kind of middleman in the talks process between Russia and the US” Russia’s government newspaper the Rossiiskaya Gazeta said yesterday US President Barack Obama reportedly asking Abe in February to postpone his trip to Russia according to sources quoted by Japan’s Kyodo news agency Writing in pro-Kremlin daily Izvestia yesterday a former deputy foreign minister and ambassador to Tokyo Alexander Panov suggested the meeting could see “Japan drop a number of sanctions” it imposed on Russia over Ukraine For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Camp Bastion | Published: July 16 2017 10:09 pm FILE PHOTO: Security forces respond at the site of a suicide attack on a Shiites mosque in Kabul Afghanistan Jun 15 2017 (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini file) Top News While Washington works on plans to send more troops to Afghanistan US forces on the ground are grappling with building an army in the middle of a war their commanders say is locked in stalemate It is slow hot often frustrating work ranging from overseeing basic infantry training to trying to create modern logistics systems for an army in which many soldiers cannot read or write “There are enormous challenges ahead” said Brig Gen Roger Turner who led a task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of around 300 Marines training and advising the Afghan army and police When the Marines left Helmand in 2014 they did not expect to return but building the Afghan army has been slower than anticipated Many issues trainers focus on such as improving army leadership or getting troops off vulnerable checkpoints are ones American advisers have recommended for years Insurgents control five of Helmand’s 14 districts and contest the others threatening the capital Lashkar Gah where they have a strong foothold just outside the city centre Afghan forces are suffering thousands of casualties and without near-daily air strikes by US fighters and helicopters said Colonel Asmatullah Gharwal intelligence officer for the Afghan army 215th Corps “we would probably not be able to defend Helmand province” With US commanders declaring that Afghanistan faces “stalemate” the Pentagon is expected to add between 3000-5000 troops to more than 13000 coalition forces already there though there are no signs it plans to send them into combat That would leave the task essentially unchanged – not to defeat the Taliban but to get Afghan forces to a point where they can fight alone and force the insurgents to negotiate For Turner the key is improving army leadership an issue US advisers have stressed constantly but with mixed success since the NATO-led coalition ended combat operations in 2014 For years the government’s hold on Helmand one of the world’s major opium-producing regions has been undermined by corruption reaching to the senior ranks of the military The last commander of the 215th Corps appointed to clean up the unit last year was arrested after stealing his own soldiers’ food and firewood But the Americans have been impressed by his successor General Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai a former commando who has replaced about 50 senior officers Turner said the government in Kabul was now more serious about replacing ineffective leaders “When we were here before you could have a completely ineffective leader in position and you’d pretty much just have to deal with it” “DOING THEIR JOB” Camp Bastion the dusty patch of tents containers and barbed wire where the Marines are based is a shadow of the sprawling complex coalition troops occupied at the height of the war when more than 100000 of them fought the Taliban Instead of conducting combat patrols as many did on previous deployments Turner’s Marines work with Afghans training soldiers and helping plan and carry out missions to defend the province “The first thing as with anything is re-establishing security” said Col Matthew Reid Turner’s second-in-command adding that while Lashkar Gah had been held “the outlying districts have been more at risk than anticipated” Although they are no longer normally in combat so-called “green-on-blue” insider attacks by Afghan soldiers remain a threat US advisers were also closely involved in recent Afghan reinforcement and resupply operations in the heavily contested towns of Sangin and Marjah scene of one of the biggest battles the Marines fought in Afghanistan when they were there in 2010 Both operations were judged by the advisers as big successes involving considerable planning and preparation and clearing dozens of roadside bombs For the Marines such successes should encourage local forces to get off checkpoints and onto the offensive where they generally suffer far fewer casualties although many in the Afghan army would clearly welcome more support “We lost five districts to the Taliban” said Col Gharwal of the 215th Corps “If we have ground forces with us from the Marine Corps to clear these districts then I am sure we will have very good security” That is unlikely to happen without a major strategic shift from Washington Meanwhile the Marines work with Afghan instructors teaching everything from clearing mines to coordinating mortar fire “I was excited to come back to Helmand” said Staff Sergeant George Caldwell as he watched soldiers practising raiding a house “The way they conduct operations now is completely different I can see the improvement from five years ago” Many questions remain about whether Afghanistan’s mix of corruption and political dysfunction will outweigh any progress made and whether after 16 years of American presence in Afghanistan a new approach is needed But in Helmand the Marines leave those questions for others “I’m a big believer in everyone doing their job as well as they can” Turner said “That’s how I reconcile this stuff and make sure we don’t lose focus on issues beyond our control” For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News Police arrested Shetty on the charge 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