It’s getting even tighter at the top

first_imgThe Heineken Cup has always been fiercely contested but the evidence is there after a record breaking opening round to the 16th campaign to suggest the tournament is getting tighter and tighter.Seven of the 12 Round 1 games ended within the seven point margin needed for a losing bonus point – a record high for the competition since bonus points were first introduced in the 2003/04 season.In the previous 42 Pool rounds over the last seven seasons the most losing bonus points secured in a round were six on four occasions (Rd2 09/10; Rds 4 & 6 08/09; Rd 3 04/05). But not only were there a record seven matches that saw the losers taking something out of the game, but the points difference between the teams in those matches was a mere 24. Two games were won by a single point and another by two.Across the 12 games over the opening weekend there was only a points difference of 96 between the winning and losing teams, an average gap of only eight points per match. The losing bonus points in Round 1 were registered in the following matches:Northampton Saints 18-14 Castres Olympique; Toulon 19-14 Ospreys; Benetton Treviso 29-34 Leicester Tigers; Cardiff Blues 18-17 Edinburgh; London Irish 23-17 Munster Bath 11-12 Biarritz Olympique and Toulouse 18-16 London Wasps. In addition, Perpignan picked up a try bonus in their 43-34 defeat at the Scarlets.center_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

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South Africa vs New Zealand: An epic rivalry

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Epic rivalry: New Zealand and South African players battle during The Castle Lager Rugby Championship 2015. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand versus South Africa is one of the biggest rivalries in rugby. We delve back in the annals of time for some background on the upcoming RWC semi By Adam HathawayEngland and Wales have got history, England and most sides in the world have got history, in fact, but when it comes to rugby rivalry, nothing is tastier than South Africa against New Zealand. South African sides are measured by success in World Cups and success against the All Blacks.Against all Test nations New Zealand have a win percentage of just over 78 but against the Springboks that dips to just 60 per cent. The men in green are not scared the Kiwis and have beaten them on more occasions than any other team.If the New Zealanders expect to be waved through in the second half like they were in Cardiff by the disappointing French last weekend they have got another thing coming.To the Boks – World Cup semi-final, or no World Cup semi-final – this matters. Big time. This lot have got history.Preparing for battle: South Africa’s Morne Steyn and Willem Alberts attend a team training session Hence the debate of who was the greatest South African team of all time that still rages. The World Cup-winning teams of 1995 and 2007 or the 2009 vintage, which beat the British & Irish Lions and held every trophy they could possibly get their hands on. All have their supporters but some Springbok fans go all misty-eyed when the names of the 1937 Boks, captained by Flip Nel, the 1949 team, led by Felix ‘du Plessis and the 1976 team skippered by Morne du Plessis, come up in conversation and the common thread is they all beat New Zealand.That is how much the fixture means to South Africans.Leading by example: Former South Africa Captain Morne Du Plessis Nick Mallett’s squad that won 17 Tests on the spin in 1997 and 1998 – including home and away wins over the Kiwis – also gets a mention.But the 1937 side that contained legendary names such as Danie Craven, Boy Louw, Ebbo Bastard and Gerry Brand is always in the frame. In a highly unscientific poll of, mostly South African, journalists earlier this year, the 1995 team got the most votes but the 1937 side came a close second and it was all because they beat the All Blacks.In 1949 South Africa overcame New Zealand 4-0 at home and in 1976 they won the series, also at home, 3-1.Best Bok team ever?: Players from the RWC winning team of 1995 pose for a team picture on the 20th anniversary of their win over the All BlacksIn 1937 the Boks actually travelled to New Zealand and won the series 2-1, after beating Australia 2-0 on the way. They lost the first Test in Wellington, and won the second and third games in Christchurch and Auckland to become the first, and last, South African team to go to the home of the All Blacks and win a series. On the trip they won 27 out of 29 matches with their only reverses coming against New South Wales and in the first All Black Test. That was a proper tour.Nel, a prop, was 35 by then and knew he had nothing left in the game to achieve to he announced his retirement by throwing his boots into the sea from the boat on the way home.Influential figure: SA medical doctor, anti-apartheid campaigner and player Louis Babrow In that team Craven rated Brand as the best full-back he had ever seen. The centre Louis Babrow who scored twice in the final Test, was a doctor and anti-apartheid campaigner who would win a Military Cross El Alamein and Craven himself would go on to become South Africa’s most influential rugby figure. Teams in Pretoria still compete for the Lucas Strachan Shield, named after the Transvaal flanker on that trip, there is an Ebbo Bastard Trophy in Natal and Louw refereed the first Currie Cup final in 1939. Harry Martin, a prop, became Chief of Defence Staff in South Africa and the flanker Flappie Lochner was the manager of the Boks on their 1971 trip to Australia which sparked a host of anti-apartheid demonstrations. These blokes were all significant figures and they could play a bit too.On Saturday, the All Blacks stand in the way of South Africa and a place in a third World Cup final. If the 2015 Boks get through two matches, they will be spoken of in the same terms as Nel’s mob and the fact they would have beaten New Zealand on the way would make it all the sweeter.last_img read more

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Scotts Tower / UNStudio

first_img Scotts Tower / UNStudio Projects Scotts Tower / UNStudioSave this projectSaveScotts Tower / UNStudioSave this picture!© Darren Soh+ 22Curated by 韩爽 – HAN Shuang Share ArchDaily “COPY” Area:  16855 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Apartments 2018 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardcenter_img CopyApartments•Singapore “COPY” Year:  Photographs Photographs:  Darren SohExecutive Architect:ONG&ONG, SingaporeProject Management:Arcadis, SingaporeLandscape Architect:Sitetectonix, SingaporeStructural Engineer:KTP Consultants, SingaporeMechanical Engineer:United Project Consultants, SingaporeInterior Design (Residential Units):Creative Mind Design, SingaporeArchitect In Charge:Ben van Berkel, Astrid PiberDesign Team:Ger Gijzen, Konstantinos Chrysos, Luis Etchegorry, Cynthia Markhoff, Elisabeth Brauner, Shany Barath, Thomas van Bekhoven, Iris Pastor, Rodrigo Cañizares, Albert Gnodde, Mo Ching Ying Lai, Grete Veskiväli, Philipp Weisz, Samuel Bernier Lavigne, Lukasz Walczak, Alicja Chola, Cheng GongCountry:SingaporeMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Darren SohRecommended ProductsMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornCompositesULMA Architectural SolutionsPolymer Concrete Facade in Sinafer HeadquartersMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingText description provided by the architects. The Scotts Tower is situated on a prime location in Singapore, close to the Orchard Road luxury shopping district and with views encompassing both nearby parkland and the panoramic cityscape of Singapore City.Save this picture!© Darren SohThe 18,500m2, 31-storey, 231-unit tower consists of 1 to 3-bedroom apartments and 4-bedroom penthouses, along with expansive landscaped gardens, sky terraces, penthouse roof gardens and a variety of recreational facilities.   Save this picture!© Darren SohBen van Berkel: “An interesting facet of The Scotts Tower is the way that it reacts to the urban context of Singapore. Instead of the more usual means of planning a city horizontally, we have created neighbourhoods in the sky: a vertical city where each zone has its own distinct identity.”Save this picture!© Darren SohVertical City & Home The design concept of The Scotts Tower is that of a vertical city incorporating a variety of residence types and scales. The tower is divided into four different residential clusters, denoted as ‘neighbourhoods’. Within each of these neighbourhoods, individual identity is given to each unit by means of type, scale, distribution and articulation of outdoor space and the possibility for personalisation of the interior layout. Terraces unique to each unit type further enhance the personalised feel.Save this picture!Analysis diagramBen van Berkel: “The balconies, combined with the zoning of the individually framed neighbourhoods, in The Scotts Tower create different scales of detail in the structure; both intricate, smaller details and larger gestural details. In The Scotts Tower the balconies form part of the interior furniture.”Save this picture!© Darren SohFrameThe nearby green area to the West of the tower is extended into The Scotts Tower site initially by means of a ground level landscape concept designed by Sitetectonix. This ground level concept incorporates a multi-layered environment which links together the different zones and recreational facilities available to the residents.Save this picture!© Darren SohThe vertical city concept along with the green areas are bound together by two gestures: the ‘vertical frame’ and the ‘sky frames.’ The vertical frame organises the tower in an urban manner. It unites the tower into one ‘vertical city’, but also provides clear distinctions between the four residential clusters, providing the neighbourhood effect.Save this picture!Analysis diagramThe sky frame – at the lobby (level 1 and 2) and sky terrace (level 25) – organise the amenity spaces and green areas of the tower and provide areas with panoramic views. The communal nature of these spaces also encourages interaction among users, enhancing the neighbourhood concept.Save this picture!© Darren SohLobby designA verdant landscape unifies the communal outdoor spaces. An extension of this quality, through the use of natural materials, was the primary design intention for the lift lobbies of the tower.Save this picture!© Darren SohMarble tiles are arranged on the floor in a random pattern and extend upwards on the lower part of the lobby walls to extend the space. Above this, curvilinear wooden ribbons fold on to the ceiling and span across the lobby, connecting both ends and introducing motion and residential warmth into the space.Save this picture!© Darren SohProject gallerySee allShow lessVilla on the Lake / MecanooSelected ProjectsHofmann House / Fran Silvestre ArquitectosSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:38 Scotts Road, SingaporeLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Singapore Architects: UNStudio Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeUNStudioOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsSingaporePublished on December 10, 2018Cite: “Scotts Tower / UNStudio” 10 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – RainfinityGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® Premium SeriesMetal PanelsTECU®Copper Surface – Patina_VariationsBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylight Ridgelight in Office BuildingSwitchesJUNGLight Switch – LS PlusCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsSpider System – Rabel 15000 Super ThermalWindowspanoramah!®ah! Soft CloseWoodAustralian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH)American Oak by ASHChairs / StoolsOKHADining Chair – BarnettMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?新加坡 Scotts大楼 / UNStudio是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Gujarat HC To Reopen Advocates’ Chambers From Oct 20 On Odd-Even Basis [Read SoP]

first_imgNews UpdatesGujarat HC To Reopen Advocates’ Chambers From Oct 20 On Odd-Even Basis [Read SoP] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK16 Oct 2020 11:50 PMShare This – xThe Gujarat High Court has decided to open Advocates Chambers located within the campus of Gujarat High Court with effect from 20th October 2020. The Chambers shall be opened from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm on Court working days (except Saturday and Sunday) with the prescribed odd even formula: Week 1 Odd Numbered Chambers shall open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday Even Numbered…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Gujarat High Court has decided to open Advocates Chambers located within the campus of Gujarat High Court with effect from 20th October 2020. The Chambers shall be opened from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm on Court working days (except Saturday and Sunday) with the prescribed odd even formula: Week 1 Odd Numbered Chambers shall open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday Even Numbered Chambers shall open on Tuesday, Thursday Week 2 Even Numbered Chambers shall open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday Odd Numbered Chambers shall open on Tuesday, Thursday Further, following are the Standard Operating Procedures for accessing the chambers: Advocates who have been allotted chambers will be allowed access to both old and new Chambers.Only one junior will be allowed access to the Chamber. No client or litigant and clerk or any other staff shall be allowed access to the Chambers and the Court campus.There will be a single-entry point to Old and New Advocate Chamber Building.Entry in Court Premises only after thermal screening and providing requisite details viz. name, mobile number, chamber number to the staff of the Registry.Persons displaying symptoms of flue, fever, cough etc. shall not be permitted entry inside the Court campus.No outside food including tea and/or coffee shall be permitted.Library, Bar Association hall, Advocates tea room & common rooms shall remain closed until further orders.Gathering in lobbies and / or in one chamber be avoided.In case if more than two positive Covid 19 cases are detected the entry and access to the chamber shall be suspended temporarily for deep cleansing and sanitization as required.Visit to Administrative branches for making enquiry shall not be permitted. Click Here To Download SoP Read SoP Next Storylast_img read more

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750 temporary lay offs at O’Neills in Strabane

first_img Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Around 750 people are being temporarily laid off at O’Neills Sportswear – the largest employer in Strabane.The news was announced within the last hour with the facility due to close its doors at 6pm this evening until May 5th.Many employees are affected both sides of the border.West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan says this decision would have been incredibly difficult for the leadership team:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – March 19, 2020 750 temporary lay offs at O’Neills in Strabanecenter_img WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applications AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ Previous articleShutdown hits Sligo Rovers hardNext articleGovernment signs off on ban on evictions and rent increases News Highland WhatsApp Twitter Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitterlast_img read more

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Number of confirmed cases in Donegal rises to 352

first_img Twitter Number of confirmed cases in Donegal rises to 352 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Previous article44 more deaths in the Republic from Covid-19Next articleMotion passed at Special GAA Congess News Highland Facebook The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Donegal now stands at 352. It’s a rise of 32 on the previous figure of 320.Out of the 44 deaths recorded today, three are in the north west.Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “At today’s meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team, we endorsed a proposal to increase testing of staff and residents across all long-term residential care settings including nursing homes.The behaviour of the virus among vulnerable groups who live in these care settings continues to be a concern and this remains a priority for NPHET.“While we are suppressing the disease among the general public, we cannot afford to become complacent. To remain safe from COVID-19 we need to continue to wash our hands thoroughly and regularly, cough into our elbows and practice social distancing. These simple measures can slow down the spread of this virus and save lives.” Facebook Pinterest Google+center_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter By News Highland – April 17, 2020 Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan WhatsApplast_img read more

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Leadership Conference opens Friday at Troy

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Latest Stories Congresswoman Sewell is in her fourth term representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. She is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama in her own right and is the first black woman to ever serve in the Alabama Congressional delegation.Sewell sits on the exclusive House Ways and Means Committee and the distinguished House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence charged with the oversight of our national security.She is the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture, a key subcommittee on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.Speakers for the Saturday morning sessions include Melvin Carrington Smith, Sr., Dr. Khaalida T. Forbes and Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims. Student speakers will be Dr. Forbes, Theo Moore and Chad Sanders. “We are confident that those who attend the 17th Annual Leadership Conference will leave with the tools needed to become even more effective leaders in their communities,” Jackson said. “And, they will be motivated and inspired to help move their communities forward.”The 17th Annual Leadership Conference is hosted by Troy University and the City of Troy. Dr. S.D. James is the conference chair.Adult registration is $30. Student registration is $15.For more information, contact Barbara Patterson at 334-670-3204 or Shelia Jackson at 334-670-2283. Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Georgia Congressman John Lewis and Alabama Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell will be the keynote speakers at the 17th Annual Leadership Conference at Troy University this weekend.Lewis will be the keynote speaker at the opening session at 7 p.m. Friday at Sartain Hall and Sewell will close the conference at the luncheon Saturday at the Trojan Center Ballrooms.Shelia Jackson, City of Troy public relations director, said it is an honor to have two such distinguished keynote speakers at the Leadership Conference. Print Article By The Penny Hoarder Leadership Conference opens Friday at Troy Book Nook to reopen Skip Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Prosecutors appointed to handle investigation into TPD use of force Two prosecutors have been selected to take over District Attorney Tom Anderson’s role in an investigation of the Troy Police… read more “We would be very fortunate to have either Congressman Lewis or Congresswoman Terri Sewell speak at the Leadership Conference but to have both of them is more than we could have imagined,” Jackson said. “I don’t know of any two speakers that would be better received and whose messages would be more pertinent than these nationally known and acclaimed leaders.”Lewis, a native of Pike County, is an American politician and a prominent Civil Rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District and has served since 1987. His district includes three quarters of Atlanta. He is the dean of the Georgia Congressional Delegation.“Congressman Lewis is a hometown hero,” Jackson said. “He has been called one of the most courageous people in the Civil Rights Movement. He has dedicated his life to protecting human rights and securing civil liberties. We are proud to welcome him back home.” Published 3:00 am Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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This week’s news in brief

first_img Brum tops sick leagueBirmingham is top of England’s sick-pay league, official figures have revealed. Figures from the Department for Work and Pensions showed that 54,500 people claim incapacity benefit and severe disablement allowance in the city, about 9% of the working age population. A total of 279m was paid in disability benefit in Birmingham in 2004. weblink’s M&S pushRetail union Usdaw has launched its Marks & Spencer recruitment campaign nationally, after doubling its membership at the high-street retailer in the past month. The campaign was launched in the North-West after it was reported that M&S, which does not recognise the union, intends to issue 66,000 new contracts to its workforce. weblink recruitment surveyNHS Employers, the body representing employers in the health service, has carried out a recruitment and retention survey among HR directors across all primary care, acute and mental health trusts in England. The results will be used to help shape the national NHS recruitment strategy and highlight areas of work for the NHS Careers service. Results will be available online later this month. weblink www.nhsemployers.orgHR’s key role in policingHR can make a real difference to the effectiveness of policing in the UK, according to speakers at the fifth annual Police Forum, held by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Lord Richard Wilson, president of the CIPD, said: “The police service is under enormous pressure and HR is central to equipping staff and managers to drive and motivate staff.”weblink Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. This week’s news in briefOn 5 Jul 2005 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img read more

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Growth, age structure and environmental history in the cephalopod Martialia hyadesi (Teuthoidea: Ommastrephidae) at the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone and on the Patagonian Shelf Edge

first_imgMartialia hyadesi were collected from fishing vessels at the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone (APFZ) and the Patagonian Shelf Edge (PASE) during the 1989 austral autumn and winter. Squid were measured, weighed, assigned a maturity stage and the paired statoliths were removed. Statolith sections revealed concentric growth rings using light and scanning electron microscopy. Counts of these putative daily micro-growth increments were made directly and by an estimating procedure. Energy dispersive (ED) and wavelength dispersive (WD) x-ray analyses of Sr and Ca content were made on subsamples of statolith sections. Estimated increment counts, which were generally higher than direct counts, were adopted for routine application. Back calculated hatching dates showed that a single cohort, with a relatively narrow size range, was sampled in each geographical area. Back calculations suggested that M. hyadesi at the APFZ had hatched in the austral winter and those at the PASE had hatched in the spring. At the PASE, growth rate was estimated to be some 30% higher than at the APFZ and PASE squid were more mature at a given age. The hypothesis that the Sr:Ca ratio along the growth axis of the statolith contains information on thermal history was examined. Sr:Ca ratios in the statolith fell in the range 0.009–0.017 and varied systematically but this variation did not apparently relate to season and ratios were not significantly different between geographical areas. A consistent feature was a relatively low Sr:Ca ratio at the time of hatching. According to the Sr:Ca thermometer hypothesis this is consistent with spawning in relatively warm water but it could equally be due to depositional differences during early statolith growth. The Sr:Ca thermometer hypothesis could neither be confirmed nor rejected by the data but there is evidence that strontium varies systematically with age in the squid statolith.last_img read more

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USS Kearsarge Celebrates Diversity, Inclusion within Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

first_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: Asian-Pacific View post tag: USS May 23, 2012 Sailors aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) held an Asian-Pacific Heritage Month observance on the Mess Decks May 20.The observance recognized the contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made to the United States and to the Navy.The theme this year is “Striving for excellence in leadership, diversity and inclusion.”Sailors recited poems, songs and shared some personal stories about their Asian-Pacific heritage.One of the guest speakers, Senior Chief Aviation Electronics Technician Lilia Blair expressed the challenges of being not only Asian but also female in the Navy.“Growing up was hard due to the fact that I was an Asian-Pacific female,” said Blair. “The thing that kept me going was that I wanted to pursue the dream of following in my father’s footsteps.” Blair’s father retired from the Navy as a master chief in the Navy after serving 30 years.Ensign Crystal Gonzalez shared some stories of her childhood. “I would get picked on by other kids because of the way my hair and eyes looked,” Gonzalez said. She emphasized that every Sailor should embrace their diversity. “I want every Sailor to be proud of who [they] are…,” she said.Capt. Dorian F. Jones, commanding officer of Kearsarge, concluded the ceremony by sharing examples of how Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders impact the Navy today.“Asians and Pacific Islanders have served in the military since World War I. Their patriotism runs deep among the culture,” Jones said.According to the Defense Department’s Equal Opportunity Office, there are currently more than 284,000 Asian and Pacific Islander military veterans. In the Navy alone, there are more than 20,000 Asian and Pacific Islanders that make up the total naval force. Included are nine admirals and 191 master chief petty officers.“The ideas and the diversity of thoughts of our people have always strengthened our nation and our Navy. Diversity keeps us strong and empowers our ability to defend freedoms not only here on the homefront, but all over the world,” Jones said. “Diversity allows us to do this without prejudice of ethnicity or cultural background and that is why we remain the most powerful fighting force in the world.”[mappress]Naval Today Staff , May 23, 2012 View post tag: Kearsarge View post tag: celebrates View post tag: Heritage Share this article View post tag: Navycenter_img View post tag: Diversity View post tag: month Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Kearsarge Celebrates Diversity, Inclusion within Asian-Pacific Heritage Month View post tag: Inclusion View post tag: within Training & Education USS Kearsarge Celebrates Diversity, Inclusion within Asian-Pacific Heritage Month View post tag: News by topiclast_img read more

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Gas Pains: O.C. Now a One Station Town

first_imgBy Tim KellyImagine an Ocean City with tens of thousands of summer visitors, most of whom arrive by car or truck, and just one gasoline station.When the summer of 2019 rolls around, you won’t have to imagine it.A perfect storm of real estate deals, building demolitions and the unintended consequences of much-needed city improvements has left Ocean City with no gas stations on the 9th Street corridor, and just one remaining in town, at 34th Street and West Avenue.“I think there will be real issues to deal with this summer because of it,” said Don Weisenthal, whose auto repair shop – a staple in town for 50 years – will vanish from its familiar location at 9th and West when his lease expires on March 31.“Saturdays, the changeover days for rentals in town, are going to be challenging,” Wiesenthal continued. “Summer Saturdays were always a zoo here, even when there were other gas stations on this street. Tire issues, battery issues, and that’s just the mechanical side of it. When you also consider the gas sales part of it, you’ve got a problem.” Mark O’Brien pumps gas at the Wawa station in Somers Point.Of course, there is plenty of gas available 24/7 at the “Super Wawa” at the foot of the 9th Street causeway on the Somers Point side, and numerous other filling stations on the mainland.“We’ve seen a big increase in customers coming from Ocean City,” said Mark O’Brien, of Egg Harbor Township, a Wawa employee. “I’ve been hearing from a lot of people who used to buy gas on the other side.”The windfall apparently isn’t enough for Wawa.  On Wednesday, the price for a gallon of regular was $2.35 at the main gateway into Ocean City. The same gasoline was priced $2.25 at the Wawa in the Marmora section of Upper Township near the 34th Street bridge, a dime cheaper per gallon.  “It’s the downtown Ocean City surcharge,” said Craig Mowers, of Tuckahoe, who commutes to his jobs in Ocean City and shops for the best price on gas. “Most people probably don’t realize it.” A call to Wawa’s corporate public relations office on Tuesday seeking comment was not returned. Darla Nolan, shown pumping gas for Jim Welch of Trenton on Tuesday, expects long lines at the pumps of the Sunoco station on 34th Street, Ocean City’s last remaining gas station.Darla Nolan, an employee at the 34th Street Sunoco in Ocean City, said management there noticed a spike in business since the closures on 9th Street.  “I’m seeing a lot of familiar faces here,” said Nolan, who formerly pumped gas at the recently closed Sunoco sister station. “A lot of people are upset they have to drive up here for gas.”Nolan predicted long lines at the station during the summer months, which she said could create worse gridlock and result in cars and trucks with idling engines backed up in front of the homes to the north of the station on West Avenue. The seeds for the current situation were unintentionally planted back in 2015, when the city addressed the problem of three blighted former gas stations – an Exxon on the in-bound side of 9th Street and a BP and Getty on the westbound lanes out of town.The rusted, crumbling properties stood in stark contrast to Ocean City’s pristine beaches, family-oriented Boardwalk, restaurants and many other attractions. They also made a bad first impression. “Abandoned properties are not what we want people to see when they first enter Ocean City,” Mayor Jay Gillian told at the time.A lush green park has replaced the former blighted Getty and BP gas stations on the Ninth Street corridor at Bay Avenue.The city earmarked over $1 million from its budget to clean up the area and made efforts to purchase the stations. Ultimately, Ocean City partnered with Cape May County to create a landscaped mini-park where the BP and Getty stations had been.The county purchased the old Getty property for $650,000 through an open space grant and leased it back to the city for $1 per year. The former BP station was purchased in 2016 by the city for $475,000. An earlier county open space grant reimbursed the city for the cost of the old BP site.  Prior to that, the old Exxon site on the in-bound side of 9th Street was purchased by the Keller Williams real estate firm, which has proposed building a new office complex on the property.  The visual improvement of swapping three abandoned and decrepit former gas stations for green space and a proposed commercial building speaks for itself, as do the environmental benefits of removing underground gas tanks from a barrier island.However, the 9th Street dynamic took a new turn recently.  Demolition work nears completion Wednesday on the old 9th Street Sunoco, reportedly the site of a new bank.A financial concern said to represent a major banking institution purchased lots housing Wiesenthal’s shop and its attached, but separately leased and operated gas station, and a Sunoco station next door at 201 East 9th Street. On Wednesday, work crews were wrapping up the demolition of the pumps and other vestiges of the old fuel station.Both properties stopped selling gas at the tail end of 2018, leaving the 34th Street Sunoco as the only game in town for those wanting or needing a fill-up.  Some consider that disturbing, considering Ocean City’s year-round population of roughly 12,000 people swells up to 150,000 between Memorial Day and Labor Day.“There’s been a gas station on this corner dating back to 1935,” said Wiesenthal. “I wish we could continue here.”A sign at Wiesenthal’s apologizes for the end of fuel sales and announces the repair shop is still open.City Council President Peter Madden said he was not concerned about the town’s sudden dearth of places to fill up.“I’m OK with it. People will adapt to the situation. Most of our visitors come from the Philadelphia metropolitan area and they are quite used to driving at least two and a half miles to buy gas,” Madden said, referencing the distance between Ocean City and the gasoline-buying options on the Somers Point side of the causeway.“At the end of the day, economics and supply and demand determine how things like this work out,” Madden remarked. “If the businesses were profitable enough to justify being in that location, they would continue on as gas stations and a repair shop.”From an environmental standpoint, some have argued the benefits of removing gas stations and underground tanks from an ecologically fragile island community far outweigh the minor inconvenience of driving to Somers Point or Marmora for gas. A message seeking comment on this point of view was left with a spokesperson of the Jersey Shore chapter of the environmental group Surfrider Foundation, but was not immediately returned Wednesday night. Don Wiesenthal’s family has operated its vehicle repair business at 9th and West for 50 years. Wiesenthal, meanwhile, is attempting to keep his repair shop busy while he searches for a new location. A large sign atop the canopy of the now-shuttered gas station apologized that there were no fuel sales and announced the repair shop is still open for business.“I want to stay in Ocean City, and I’m still trying to find a place to relocate to,” Wiesenthal said. “There’s really nothing available right now.”He noted that prospects to find a replacement location on the island are dim.As an alternative, he was looking for possible locations in Marmora, where he lives, and where he hopes a new shop would be close enough to keep his longtime regular Ocean City customers. But that wouldn’t help the guy driving on fumes late at night in remote sections of town, he said.“It’s getting to the point where I would recommend to people that they join AAA,” Wiesenthal said. “Otherwise, they are running the risk they could get stuck.” A work crew dismantles the former Sunoco station at 201 E. 9th Street on Tuesday.last_img read more

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New Esquires global master franchiser

first_imgA new company has obtained the global franchise rights to Esquires Coffee Houses – however, it will be business as usual in the UK.New Zealand company Cooks Food Group has entered a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire shares of Franchise Development Ltd (FDL), in a deal which will see Cooks gain master franchising rights to Esquires Coffee Houses in countries across the world. In connection with the transaction to Cooks, and through a $1.3m secured advance from the company, FDL has now also acquired the Canadian company Esquires Coffee International, Inc. As a result of this sale, it has become the master franchiser of the global intellectual property rights to Esquires Coffee Houses – overseeing a network that includes the UK and Ireland franchised operations, but excludes Canada, New Zealand and Australia.Peter Kirton, managing director of Esquires Coffee Houses UK, said: “This investment in the Esquires Coffee Houses network is very welcome news. While business will remain as usual in the UK, we will additionally benefit from a stronger global brand and the experience and expertise that will be made available to all master licensees.”last_img read more

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Dead & Company Welcomes George Porter Jr. For Rip-Roaring NOLA Debut [Photos/Videos]

first_img[Video: btragal]Dead & Company – “Werewolves of London”[Video: btragal]Setlist: Dead & Company | Smoothie King Center | New Orleans, LA | 2/25/18Set 1: Feel Like A Stranger > The Music Never Stopped > Cold Rain and Snow, Peggy-O, Friend of the Devil, Smokestack Lightning*, Bertha^, Sugaree*Set 2: Scarlet Begonias, Fire on the Mountain, Truckin’ > Ship of Fools > Uncle John’s Band > Drums/Space > Stella Blue > One More Saturday NightEncore: Werewolves of London*with George Porter Jr. (The Meters) on bass, vocals^with George Porter Jr. (The Meters) on bassDead & Company | Smoothie King Center | New Orleans, LA | 2/24/18 | Photos: Matthew Rea Photo: Matt Rea [Video: btragal]Dead & Company w/ George Porter Jr. – “Smokestack Lightning”[Video: btragal]Dead & Company w/ George Porter Jr. – “Bertha”[Video: btragal]Dead & Company w/ George Porter Jr. – “Sugaree”[Video: George Porter Jr.]“Scarlet Begonias > Fire on the Mountain” [Pro-Shot] – Dead & Company: [Video: btragal]Dead & Company – “Uncle John’s Band” Dead & Company‘s Oteil Burbridge is a hard-working man. After holding down the low end with the Allman Brothers Band for nearly two decades, the consummate bass player now carries the torch for the latest incarnation of another American rock institution. With all these hours under his belt, it’s easy to forgive the man when he decides to take a break. And it’s a whole lot easier when he invites legendary The Meters bassist George Porter Jr. to fill in for him.That’s what happened last night when Dead & Co made their long-awaited New Orleans debut at the Smoothie King Center. Three months after John Mayer’s pesky appendix forced the band to cancel its previously scheduled appearance at the venue, Mayer, Burbridge, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, and Jeff Chimenti finally took the Big Easy by storm—and it’s safe to say this one was worth the wait. Dead & Company roared out of the gate with a “Feel Like A Stranger” that seamlessly veered into another Bob Weir/John Perry Barlow favorite, “The Music Never Stopped”. The tune offered Mayer an early opportunity to dive into an expansive jam, and he took it without reservation (while also letting out a solid Donna Jean impression behind the mic). “The Music Never Stopped” eventually gave way to “Cold Rain and Snow”, which quickly became the night’s first singalong as the crowd was bathed in light with each chorus. After three big numbers, Dead & Company took things down a notch with a gorgeous “Peggy-O” that put Weir front and center before meandering into a “Friend of the Devil” that elicited cheers with its opening notes.After wrapping up the American Beauty staple, Burbridge quietly abdicated in preparation for the night’s most delightful surprise: a perfectly executed sit-in from hometown hero George Porter Jr. of The Meters fame. The funk pioneer and bonafide Crescent City icon provided a sturdy foundation for a spot-on rendition of Howlin’ Wolf’s “Smokestack Lightning”, even playfully growling his way through his portion of the lyrics. Porter’s magnetic playing eventually drew in Mayer, who went to toe-to-toe with the New Orleans bass master during his solo—a move the pair would repeat with the “Bertha” and “Sugaree” that followed. While that “Bertha” was a certainly a treat, the “Sugaree” that closed out the set was arguably the night’s high point. Porter may not be an expert on the Grateful Dead canon, but “Sugaree” has been in his repertoire for some time, and his confidence with the song was on full display as he led the band through the Garcia/Hunter classic. If his smile was any indication, the tune was a special moment for Porter—just as it was for the thousands of people who showered him with applause as Dead & Company headed off stage.Burbridge was back in the saddle when the band returned to open the second set with a fantastic “Scarlet Begonias” > “Fire On The Mountain” combo. The beloved pairing was a great way to start things off before the group delivered what had to have been the night’s most highly-anticipated and historically-loaded offering—”Truckin’”. That history was not lost on the people of New Orleans, who are acutely aware of the story that was immortalized in the words “busted down on Bourbon Street.” In addition to inspiring some choice lyrics, the Grateful Dead’s 1970 run-in with the New Orleans Police Department caused the band to sour on the Big Easy for over a decade, scaring them away from the city during the height of their powers and leaving NOLA’s ‘heads with an unsatiated craving for Dead music that lasts to this day. Perhaps that’s why the crowd went absolutely nuts for the duration of the tune–and particularly so when the famed “busted down on Bourbon Street” lyrics came into play.“Truckin’” kept going right into a pleasant “Ship of Fools” that saw Mayer and Burbridge going back and forth behind the mic. The sublime ballad meandered into an even more pleasant “Uncle John’s Band” that set up some inspired jamming on its way to the improvisational wizardry of “Drums”. Burbridge once again joined Hart and Kreutzmann at the back of the stage, with all three of them banging away over a bassy drone until Weir, Mayer, Chimenti returned for a far out “Space” that eventually coalesced into “Stella Blue”. Mayer nailed the peaks on the Wake of the Flood ballad, and the band effortlessly switched gears as the majestic number melted into “One More Saturday Night” to wrap up the set. Burbridge belted out a glorious howl during the tune, whose appearance surprised absolutely no one considering the day of the week. Yet the howl was a harbinger of things to come, as the band came back out for a “Werewolves of London” that had the rest of the arena howling along with them.Dead & Company will continue their run of make-up shows this week with performances on Monday, February 26th in Sunrise, FL and on Tuesday, February 27th in Orlando, FL. For a full list of upcoming tour dates, head to the band’s website.You can check out a beautiful gallery of photos courtesy of photographer Matthew Rea and watch a selection of high-quality crowd-shot videos from Dead & Company’s New Orleans performance below:“Feel Like A Stranger” [Pro-Shot] – Dead & Company:[Video:]Dead & Company w/ George Porter Jr. – “The Music Never Stopped”[Video: btragal]Dead & Company – “Friend of the Devil” [Video:]Dead & Company – “Truckin’” Load remaining imageslast_img read more

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Greta Van Fleet Rocks NYC’s Forest Hills Stadium [Recap/Photos]

first_imgThere aren’t too many young rock bands around today who are accomplishing what Greta Van Fleet is at the moment. The four-piece rock band found themselves on the outskirts of New York City on Saturday where they headlined the iconic Forest Hills Stadium in Queens for the outdoor venue’s first show of the year.Related: Greta Van Fleet Makes Debut ‘Saturday Night Live’ AppearanceFollowing an impressive opening set from British folk-rock duo Ida Mae, Greta Van Fleet took the stage for their 13-song headlining performance just as the sun was beginning to settle beneath the opposite side of the venue, allowing for the temperatures to go down with it. While the night’s weather may have cooled down, the momentum coming from the stage heated up as GVF started their set with an electrifying cover of “Wild Thing”, followed by “The Cold Wind” and “Safari Song”, with the latter including an impressive solo from drummer Danny Wagner.Fans who love the trademark banshee vocals of Robert Plant will surely adore singer Josh Kiszka, whose own abilities may have even outshined his rock predecessor as the band continued their thrilling performance with originals “Black Smoke Rising” and “Flower Power” before diving into another cover with their rendition of Labi Siffre‘s “Watch Me”. The show continued with performances of “Age of Man”, “Black Flag Exposition”, “Watching Over”, and “Lover, Leaver (Taker, Believer)”. The band returned for a climactic two-song encore beginning with “When the Curtain Falls” and sending audiences home with “Highway Tune”.Check out photos from Saturday’s show in the gallery below, courtesy of photographer Eric Gettler.Greta Van Fleet continues their March of the Peaceful Army Tour on Tuesday with a scheduled performance at RBC Echo Beach in Toronto, ON. Head to the band’s website for tickets and tour info.Setlist: Greta Van Fleet | Forest Hills Stadium | Queens, NY | 5/25/2019Set: Wild Thing (The Troggs cover), The Cold Wind, Safari Song, Black Smoke Rising, Flower Power, Watch me (Labi Siffre cover), You’re the One*, Age of Man, Black Flag Exposition, Watching Over, Lover, Leave (Taker, Believer)Encore: When The Curtain Falls, Highway Tune*”The Music Is You” by John Denver teaseGreta Van Fleet + Ida Mae | Forest Hills Stadium | Queens, NY | 5/25/2019 | Photos: Eric Gettler Load remaining imageslast_img read more

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Oklahoma Eagle publisher James Goodwin remembers the Tulsa Race Massacre in anti-racism lecture series

first_imgCourtesy of Dory Mitros Durham Publisher of the Oklahoma Eagle and Notre Dame alum, James Goodwin speaks at the Klau Center’s weekly series “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary.”Time at Notre DameGoodwin’s 77-page senior thesis, for what was then called the General Program and is now the Program of Liberal Studies, focused on racial disparities in employment in Tulsa.In his thesis introduction, Goodwin quoted University president emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, a member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, who said “that no American can escape taking a stand on civil rights, that no American can really disengage themselves from this problem.”“To me, his words meant the same now as they did then,” Goodwin said. “One is either a racist or an anti-racist.”In the first chapter, he wrote about a cross burning almost 40 years prior, a few days after the Tulsa Massacre. Ku Klux Klan members surrounded the cross, feeling jubilant and victorious, Goodwin said.“I went on to say that Tulsans do not relish recollection of their ignoble past,” he said. “Whites do not, perhaps because of shame. Negros do not, because of the misery they were forced to endure.”“But of a necessity, the past must be recalled. For how else can we explain the flagrant inequities between white and negro citizens, which now, and in 1957, exist in Tulsa?” Goodwin said. “Except, that they be explained by the still smothering coals of the cross burnings 40 years ago.”Advocate in the communityGoodwin recalled his own family’s experiences during the massacre.“In 1921, my father never made it to his high-school prom. It was scheduled the same night of the massacre,” Goodwin said. “And when the massacre occurred, he and his father and mother and four siblings survived the massacre.”But The Tulsa Star, the city’s first Black-owned newspaper, did not survive.Goodwin’s paternal grandfather, who he referred to as Papa, had become the business manager for The Star earlier that year. Almost 15 years later, Goodwin’s own father purchased the Oklahoma Eagle, Goodwin said.By the time Goodwin’s paternal grandparents had moved to Oklahoma, “according to the Oklahoma Historical Society, our state territory suffered through six massacres,” Goodwin said. “Black newspapers in Oklahoma informed Black people, chronicling these atrocities.”When introducing Goodwin, Mitros Durham also mentioned his work as an attorney. She said Goodwin had successfully defended a Black speaker in a 1969 First Amendment case that reached the Supreme Court and had served as co-counsel in a 2003 suit that sought reparations for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre.“Although I’m an advocate of the law, I’ve also been an advocate in the community,” Goodwin said. For 41 years, Goodwin has served as the publisher of the Oklahoma Eagle. “As with the law, the newspaper has provided the Black community with a continuous, challenging and undeterred voice to champion the issues that are important and critical toward an inclusive and equitable society,” he said. Keeping memory aliveWith countless untold stories of racial violence in the U.S., Mitros Durham asked, “How can we ensure that the Tulsa Massacre and other key episodes of racial violence become and remain part of our anti-racist vocabulary, part of our ongoing reckoning with our nation’s history?”Goodwin mentioned that the Tulsa Massacre is now being taught in the Tulsa public school system, and that “there will have to be a contingent effort to continue to do that.”In February, CNN reported that Oklahoma state officials had announced plans to incorporate the history of the Tulsa Race Massacre into the curriculum of schools statewide.“There is more scholarship to be had, more books that are being written about this horrific event,” Goodwin answered. “And I think the purpose of it is not to make people feel bad, but to know that racism has seriously affected this country and still afflicts it.”Goodwin then reflected on the power of storytelling in teaching racial justice.“We need to personalize. It will make people understand the human condition with some personal stories. And there are many, many personal stories that should be told and have yet to be told,” Goodwin said.Mitros Durham asked Goodwin about the purpose of the city’s recent excavations into a possible mass grave site for Blacks killed in the massacre. These efforts started in July, according to NPR.“Black lives do matter, even if they have been sacrificed,” he said. “It’s important to resurrect them, so that we can look reality in the face. It’s important to give dignity to those people who were not dignified by white folks back then.”Looking ahead“You have to have hope,” Goodwin told Mitros Durham, after she asked whether the current racial justice movement gives him reason for optimism.“I’m very hopeful. It’s not going to be done without a struggle. That’s why people like our newspaper and myself, there are thousands of us out there working in the vineyards against these evils. We must continue to struggle and never give up hope.”Goodwin expressed hope that the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre will be a “time for celebration of diversity.”He referred webinar attendees to lectures by Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson and Greg Robinson and to books by Robin DiAngelo, Scott Ellsworth, Darnella Davis, Hannibal B. Johnson, Tim Madigan and Randy Krehbiel, in order to “get a good understanding of this whole issue of racism in America.”“Hopefully, the more we talk about it, the more we analyze it, the better people will fight against it and understand the importance of being anti-racist,” Goodwin added.Goodwin’s lecture on Tulsa was part of the “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary” series that the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights is hosting this semester. According to Mitros Durham, approximately 400 students and around 1,000 faculty, staff and alumni have registered for the series, and as many as 700 people have attended the virtual lectures.The series has already connected participants to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Notre Dame graduate Nikole Hannah-Jones ‘98 and Archbishop Wilton Gregory of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. Videos of all lectures will be made available on the Klau Center’s website.“The overwhelming feeling that I get,” Mitros Durham told the Observer, “is that our student population wants to do better and wants to do the work necessary to do better…To me, the number one highlight is hearing from the students and hearing their earnestness and sincerity in really wanting to do this,” she said.Tags: Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary, Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, Tulsa Massacre As the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre approaches, James Goodwin emphasized the importance of recalling the past in the path to racial justice. A Notre Dame 1961 graduate, an attorney and the publisher of the Oklahoma Eagle — the only Black-owned newspaper in Tulsa, Okla. — Goodwin spoke to the University community in a webinar by the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights Friday.“You may ask, ‘Why is Tulsa the subject of this seminar?’” Goodwin began. “It is a place where Black Americans suffered the biggest and the deadliest racist terrorist attack in U.S. history.”On June 1 and 2, 1921, mobs of white people murdered around 300 Black Tulsans, wounded hundreds and displaced thousands, according to recent reports Dory Mitros Durham, the seminar instructor and lecture moderator, cited.Goodwin shared a description of the night of the massacre, from an editorial published in the Oklahoma Eagle last year. “By 1921, although racially segregated, the people of [the] Greenwood [district of Tulsa] flourished against enormous odds,” he read.On Memorial Day weekend 1921, a white 17-year-old girl and elevator operator claimed Dick Rowland, a 19-year-old Black shoeshiner, had assaulted her. Rowland had initially entered the building to use a segregated bathroom.Inflammatory misinformation and rumors instigated white Tulsans to find Rowland at the jail where he was being held, with the intent to lynch him. A group of Black men showed up to defend Rowland, and after a scuffle ensued and shots were fired, the race massacre in the Greenwood district of Tulsa began.“Suddenly, in the ‘twilight’s last gleaming,’ came thousands of white terrorists pillaging and utterly destroying it,” Goodwin continued, reading from the Oklahoma Eagle. “Their guns slaughtered hundreds of innocents. There were ‘bombs bursting in air.’ By the ‘dawn’s early light’ could be seen the ‘red glare’ of the smoldering ruins of [Tulsa’s] thousands of homes and businesses.”This year, Tulsa has been the focus of national attention as efforts to remember the city’s racial history and to raise awareness of the massacre have been intensified by political figures.Former Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg visited the city in January and proposed a plan that would include a “$70 billion investment in the nation’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods,” local television station KTUL reported.President Donald Trump also brought attention to Tulsa when he announced he would hold a rally there June 19, a holiday also known as Juneteenth. Many celebrate Juneteenth as the day when news of freedom reached Black enslaved people in Texas in 1865, more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation.The Washington Post reported many historians had been shocked by what they called the “insulting” and “outrageous” decision to hold a rally both an important date and an important place for U.S. racial history. Following the outrage, Trump decided to change the date of the rally to June 20.last_img read more

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Thaw safely

first_imgSponges – perfect home for bacteria”Keep in mind that sponges are very hard to disinfect, becausethey not only absorb and retain bacteria but also serve as aprotective environment where they can grow and survive for a longtime,” Doyle said. “Studies show that about 15 percent of kitchensponges contain bacteria like salmonella.”Many home cooks disinfect sponges by placing them in thedishwasher. To kill harmful bacteria, Doyle says a dishwasher’swater temperature should be at least 160 F.”You can disinfect kitchen sponges by placing them in themicrowave for a minute,” he said. “But make sure the sponge iswet or the sponge can catch on fire.”He recommends cleaning counters with a diluted bleach solutionand paper towels.Cutting boards can be hot spots for sharing bacteria, too. To besafe, Doyle says, designate one cutting board for fresh fruitsand vegetables and another for raw meats and poultry.Don’t forget to wash your hands often while cooking, he says,especially when handling raw meats and poultry. And use cleanutensils for each food item so you don’t cross-contaminate foods. By Sharon OmahenUniversity of GeorgiaIf this year’s holiday turkey is safely tucked away in the familyfreezer, remember to take it out in time for safe thawing.”When it comes to food safety, the biggest concern over theholidays is thawing the turkey properly,” said Michael Doyle, afood microbiologist with the University of Georgia College ofAgricultural and Environmental Sciences. “You’ve got to preplan,get it out and thaw it a few days ahead of time.”Doyle is the director of the UGA Center for Food Safety inGriffin, Ga. He’s a world-renowned expert in foodborne pathogens. Salmonella the main culpritA common cause of food illness from eating turkey and chicken, hesays, is salmonella. “Salmonella will grow very quickly at roomtemperature,” he said. “It grows on the outside first, whichmakes thawing outside the refrigerator dangerous. You can thawunder cold water in the sink.”If thawing in cold water, be sure to change the water every 20 to30 minutes.For safety sake, Doyle said, frozen turkeys are best thawedinside your home refrigerator, where it will remain cooler than40 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep in mind that this can take severaldays.Once your holiday bird is thawed and ready to prepare, handle theturkey carefully. Quickly clean up any turkey drippings fromcountertops.center_img Cook thoroughlyTo further ensure your holiday turkey is safe, it must bethoroughly cooked. To kill harmful bacteria, a whole turkeyshould be cooked until a food thermometer, placed in the thickestpart of the bird, registers 170-180 F, Doyle said.Once your holiday bird is ready to be served, remember to placeit on a clean serving platter.”A major cause of contamination is … placing well-cooked meatback on the platter that held the raw bird,” Doyle said. “Themeat juices and drippings often contain harmful bacteria andshould always be treated as if contaminated.”So how does the safety expert cook his holiday turkey?”I leave the cooking to my wife,” he said. “She’s an excellentcook.”last_img read more

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How To Be A Badass: The Women Warriors of Asheville

first_imgOne afternoon at DuPont State Recreational Area, Shanna Powell was on a ride with some other women—when a group of guys from Florida showed up, ready to descend the same trail.“Any of you ladies like to go fast?” one guy asked with a laugh before heading down the trail.“Yeah, I like to go fast,” Powell said, and quickly dropped in front of him. He didn’t like that and began to chase, only to wreck hard behind her.“There is always that guy at the top of the mountain who assumes they are faster,” says Powell. “I will ride his ass all the way down the mountain until he lets me pass.”Powell, a local biking legend who owns Endless Bike Company, teaches mountain bike skills to classes of men, doesn’t let a concussion stop her from hitting big jump lines, andencourages women to go big when their boyfriends aren’t looking. And she will correct you if you use the term “pussy” in a derogatory way.“I never understood why people refer to balls as tough or strong,” adds Allison Hardy, a renowned long distance runner and enduro rider. “I mean, they are fragile. They hide when things get cold and scary.”Becky Bashton, another badass biker, says it’s not so much about getting good at one thing as it is just creating a lifestyle of fun and creating a culture. Bikes just happen to be at the center of hers. Bashton rode just about every kind of bike and became a nationally renowned biker, but then she suffered a serious shoulder injury involving a collar bone sticking through her trapezius.During her painful months of recovery, her husband Si Ezolt helped her with physical therapy, showering, and even combed and braided her hair for work.Once she was riding again, Bashton and her husband celebrated her 40th birthday by shredding a downhill race and a 26-mile cross-country race in California. After the cross country race, she rode another six miles back to the festival, her bikini and flip flops in her Camelbak, and eyeballed the crooked ramp and pile of BMX bikes for the next competition. She couldn’t resist entering. Her husband was worried, especially since the last time she hurt herself was because she was tired and wanted to do “just one more line.”“There were two entries left and they were all kids and young guys,” Bashton recalls. “There was no practice. They just told me to hold on with all my f**king might”.Among all of the guys doing spins, she hit a backflip into the lake. The crowd went wild. It was the best trick of the day, and onlookers were high-fiving each other. But then the announcer made a menopause joke. Why?Fortunately, most men in Asheville aren’t like the announcer. Not only is there an amazing tribe of badass women in Asheville, but there is also a large group of men who treat women as equals on the trail. They are not surprised when a woman outrides them. They are just as likely to call one of their women riding buddies as they are their dudes.If you’re a male who rides, and you wish your girlfriend was a rider, then you’re going to have to create a safe space for her to succeed. Taking her into the woods so that you can drop her on a big climb or fast descent is not going to impress her, and it’s not going to make her stoked about the next time. Another common mistake is to take a beginner on a really technical trail and then act nonchalant about it.“That’s why she’ll never ride bikes again,” explains Powell.Despite growing up in an environment that stereotyped women as the weaker sex, Clint Spiegel, owner of Industry Nine, says he learned women were stronger at his first adventure race with Erinna Hegarty Wever. “We raced for 30 hours straight, and not only was she faster on every climb and faster on every descent, but what really struck me was her positive attitude. She never stopped smiling. Men on other teams—you could see the cracking in their eyes. Their panic. Their disbelief. I started believing that women were a little tougher.”Spiegel, who regularly shreds downhill gnar with a “party atmosphere climb” in a group of close friends, says that the quality of women in Asheville dispels stereotypes into a better culture because the women raise each other to higher heights as they watch each other succeed. His wife, Michelle Rogers Spiegel, had lived in Alaska and was very comfortable in the outdoors world. She had a lot to teach him and he was a willing learner. As a result, they are able to grow together in their adventuresome lifestyle, teaching each other.“If people are more capable than me, I’m going to follow their lead,” Spiegel says. “There’s no reason to have a bias.”For that reason, Spiegel laughs at the thought of saying things like, “You’re fast FOR A GIRL!”Spiegel’s theory on why the women of Asheville are such warriors is that they are leading that path for other women. “Just think how many women have the natural born talent to be great business leaders, but their culture encouraged them to do something else instead,” he says. “I think that is happening in our outdoor community. I wouldn’t be surprised to see way more women kicking male ass each year as we move forward.”last_img read more

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VACU’s members follow their credit union online for financial education

first_imgVirginia Credit Union($4.3B, Richmond, VA) had to slam the door on in-person classes when COVID-19 came calling, but the Old Dominion cooperative was ready to roll online.Quickly switching to an all-virtual class structure, VACU continued with its already robust lineup of digital offerings, which include topics such as “Strategies for Eliminating Debt”, and added some more timely ones, like “5 Steps to Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of the Coronavirus”.That particular webinar, in fact, has drawn more than 2,000 viewings. In total, from mid-March to the end of July, 26,346 people have attended one or more of the pre-recorded virtual sessions on a variety of topics, says Cherry Dale, who became the Richmond-based credit union’s first financial education director when she came aboard in August 2007.“We’ve had as little as 10 or 20 people attend a webinar and some that have drawn more than a thousand people,” Dale says. continue reading » 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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OnePlus Nord SE With 65W Fast Charging, AMOLED Display Tipped to Launch Early Next Year

first_imgOnePlus Nord SE is said to be the next addition to the OnePlus Nord lineup that includes the OnePlus Nord, the OnePlus Nord N10 5G, and the OnePlus Nord N100. A report claims that the OnePlus is working on another budget-friendly smartphone in the Nord series that will come with 65W fast charging — a feature only present in the more expensive OnePlus 8T right now. The OnePlus Nord SE is expected to be unveiled early next year. As of now, OnePlus has not shared any information on the rumoured OnePlus Nord SE.A report by Android Central, citing insider sources, claims that OnePlus Nord SE will be the next phone in the Nord series. It will be a budget-friendly smartphone, but with some flagship features. The report states that it will come with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging. OnePlus introduced Warp Charge 65 with its OnePlus 8T which, though cheaper than the OnePlus 8 Pro, is still a relatively expensive phone. The OnePlus 8 lineup starts with the OnePlus 8 base variant priced at Rs 39,999 in India.- Advertisement – Further, the report adds that the OnePlus Nord SE will feature an AMOLED display like the OnePlus Nord. The rumoured phone is codenamed ‘Ebba’ and could release in the first quarter of 2021. It may arrive soon after the OnePlus 9 series, which is expected to be launched earlier than the company’s typical mid-March flagship cycle. Additionally, it is said that the OnePlus Nord SE will be sold in India and Europe only.It should be noted that OnePlus has not shared any information about this rumoured OnePlus Nord SE so this piece of information is a speculation at this stage.OnePlus 9 is said to be the next flagship from the company, and, recently, it was tipped that there will be three different models and two of them will be called OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. The third could be called OnePlus 9T or OnePlus 9 Ultra. The OnePlus 9 series is expected to be powered by the yet-to-be-announced Snapdragon 875 SoC.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img Which is the best TV under Rs. 25,000? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.last_img read more

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Efficacy of flu shots in children under 2 questioned

first_imgFeb 25, 2005 (CIDRAP News) – An analysis of 24 studies yielded no clear evidence that influenza vaccines prevent flu in children younger than 2 years old, though they work reasonably well in older children, according to a new report in The Lancet.”Immunization of very young children is not lent support by our findings,” says the report by T. Jefferson of Cochrane Vaccines Field in Alessandria, Italy, and colleagues from there and the University of Oxford in England.The report comes less than a year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that children 6 to 23 months old routinely receive flu shots on grounds that they have an increased risk of flu and its complications.The CDC says the Lancet analysis left out some important studies showing that flu shots are beneficial for young children. The agency will continue to recommend flu shots for 6- to 23-month-olds, a spokeswoman said.Jefferson and colleagues combed the worldwide literature up to June 2004 and found 15 randomized controlled trials, eight cohort studies, and one case-control study comparing the effects of flu immunization with placebo or no immunization in children. The researchers looked at the vaccines’ efficacy, defined as prevention of laboratory-confirmed flu; effectiveness in preventing flu-like illness; and effectiveness in reducing hospitalizations, complications, school absences, and secondary transmission.The authors did separate analyses of studies dealing with live attenuated flu vaccines, which are not used in small children, and those involving inactivated vaccines. The analysis did not include studies assessing children’s immune-system responses to vaccines (serologic studies).In children under age 2, vaccination yielded 24% efficacy against flu, which was not significantly better than placebo, but this finding was based on one study involving about 800 children, the report says. No data were available on the effectiveness of vaccination for preventing flu-like illness in the under-2 group.Among children 2 years and older, live attenuated vaccines were 79% efficacious in preventing flu, while inactivated vaccines were 65% efficacious, according to the analysis. The effectiveness of vaccines against flu-like illness was much lower: 38% for live vaccines, 28% for inactivated vaccines.”Differences between efficacy and effectiveness of vaccines are not surprising because influenza vaccines are specifically targeted at influenza viruses and are not designed to prevent other causes of influenza-like illness,” the report states.The researchers found that immunization reduced long school absences, but they saw little evidence that it reduced hospital admissions and stays, secondary cases, lower-respiratory-tract disease, or acute otitis media.”Although a growing body of evidence shows the effect of influenza on admissions and deaths of children, we recorded no convincing evidence that vaccines can reduce mortality, admissions, serious complications, and community transmission of influenza,” the article concludes.Kristine Sheedy, a spokeswoman for the CDC’s National Immunization Program in Atlanta, told CIDRAP News that the analysis left out some important evidence on the effects of flu immunization in small children.The authors “included many important studies, but they did exclude other important studies,” she said. She mentioned a CDC study published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report in August 2004 and a 2001 study by K. M. Neuzil and colleagues, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.A careful review of the Lancet report itself as well as the excluded studies “indicates that influenza vaccination is effective in this population” (6- to 23-month-olds), Sheedy said.She added that serologic studies of small children have shown a strong immune response to flu vaccine. Also, additional studies soon to be reported by the CDC will provide more support for the effectiveness of flu immunization in preventing hospitalization and outpatient visits in children, she said.”I hope people will keep in mind the burden of disease in children,” Sheedy said. “When you have a safe and effective vaccine for influenza, why wouldn’t you want to protect the children at greatest risk?”Jefferson T, Smith S, Demicheli V, et al. Assessment of the efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines in healthy children: systematic review. Lancet 2005;365(Feb 26):773-80 [Abstract]See also:Neuzil KM, Dupont WD, Wright PF, et al. Efficacy of inactivated and cold-adapted vaccines against influenza A infection, 1985 to 1990: the pediatric experience. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2001;20(8):733-40 [Abstract]CDC. Assessment of the effectiveness of the 2003-04 influenza vaccine among children and adults—Colorado, 2003. MMWR 2004 Aug 13;53(31):707-10 [Full text]last_img read more

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SWINE FLU BREAKING NEWS: Global case count, US cases widespread, pigs infected, Mexico sees improvement, concern about hoarding

first_img The Centers for Disease Control reported 286 confirmed US cases in 36 states as of this morning. The total included 73 cases in New York, 41 in Texas, 30 in California, 20 in Delaware, and 17 in Arizona. At a briefing yesterday, the CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat said the virus is widespread, meaning that “virtually all of the United States probably has this virus circulating now.” She also said 30 patients, mainly older children and younger adults, had been hospitalized, and some of those cases were severe. [CDC swine flu page] The demand for oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) is running nine times normal for this time of year, Reuters reported recently, quoting SDI, a firm that provides healthcare analysis for the drug industry. But hoarding has not prevented supplies from reaching those who need them, and major distributors said they still had adequate amounts, the story said. [Reuters report] A swine herd in Alberta was found to be infected with the H1N1 virus, probably from a Canadian carpenter who works on the farm and had a flu-like illness when he returned from a visit to Mexico in mid-April, Canadian and US authorities reported on May 2. The carpenter has recovered and the pigs were recovering, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said. The farm has been quarantined. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said pork and pork products remain safe and the finding would not affect US trade with Canada. At a briefing yesterday, a WHO official said the virus in the swine does not appear to be different from the one in humans. [CFIA statement, USDA statement] The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the CDC urged the public not to hoard drugs and supplies for treating and preventing flu, so that supplies will remain for those most in need. In a statement today, the agencies said consumers may encounter spot shortages of antiviral drugs and masks. [FDA-CDC statement] Twenty countries were reporting a total of 985 confirmed cases of influenza A/H1N1 (swine flu) as of early today, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported. Mexico has reported 590 cases with 25 deaths. The WHO total includes yesterday’s US report of 226 cases in 30 states, with one death. Other countries with more than 10 cases were Canada, 85; Spain, 40; and the United Kingdom, 15. [WHO statement] Mexico’s flu epidemic has begun to decline, according to Health Minister Angel Cordova as quoted by Agence France-Presse (AFP) today. He said hospital admissions for flu-like illness were dropping and credited the public’s use of face masks and handwashing for helping to limit the epidemic. But he said the assessment was preliminary and the country had to stay on guard. [AFP report] May 4, 2009last_img read more

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Gold Coast harbour front villa hits market for first time in 20 years

first_imgThe villa at 5604 Harbour Tce, Sanctuary Cove.THE privacy and position of this Sanctuary Cove harbour front villa are what makes it so special.Owner Cassandra Dean-Rankin said the marina vistas and peaceful surrounds made it the perfect escape from a busy lifestyle.It was what made her buy the rundown, Tuscan-inspired property 20 years ago. The open living, dining and kitchen area is sleek as ever. Could get used to lazing by the pool. Check out those views!center_img Black and white gives it a sophisticated style.“The bones of the property are very good (but) I’ve made it so you can walk away and not have to maintain it,” Ms Dean-Rankin said.“My favourite part is the front courtyard. “It’s going to be sad to say goodbye.”A new kitchen, the master bedroom’s private balcony, a fireplace and courtyard overlooking the marina with outdoor bar, barbecue and pool are standout features of the home. Cocktail by the pool anyone?More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa18 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoShe figured it would be relatively easy to improve the two-storey home’s style but said the position couldn’t be beaten.“I lived in Hong Kong and came back and thought, ‘I really want to buy one of those harbour front villas’,” Ms Dean-Rankin said.“I’m right in the curve of the horse shoe so I’m very protected.”While she changes the home’s style regularly, Ms Dean-Rankin said a renovation had brought its design up to a more modern standard.last_img read more

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Construction on the Gold Coast’s Koko Broadbeach tower set to start this month

first_imgConstruction is due to start on Morris Property Group’s Koko development at Broadbeach this month.CONSTRUCTION of Broadbeach’s newest residential apartment building will kick off this month.Koko Broadbeach, which is being developed by Morris Property Group, will tower 31 storeys above its beachside site at 12-14 Elizabeth Ave.Knight Frank head of project marketing Chris Litfin said demolishing the site’s existing building was the first step.“Demolition is about to take place,” he said.Renders of Morris Property Group’s Koko development at Broadbeach.Renders of Morris Property Group’s Koko development at Broadbeach.The proposed development has been on display in the existing building, which Mr Litfin said would be moved once construction started.“It’s a pop up display in the building next door,” he said.“We just need a location that’s near the site where people can pop in.“But the bulldozer is the best display you can have.”THE COAST’S CHEAPEST HOUSESDISPLAY HOME MORE MANSION-LIKE THAN HOUSESo far, Mr Litfin said 35 of the development’s 99 luxury apartments had sold.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa15 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“They’ve been going at basically one a week since the development (was launched),” he said.He said the steady flow of sales gave the developer confidence to push forward with construction.Renders of Morris Property Group’s Koko development at Broadbeach.Renders of Morris Property Group’s Koko development at Broadbeach.The development will include 94 two-bedroom apartments and five three-bedroom half-floor sub-penthouses.Prices start from $629,900.It will also have a range of residential facilities, including pool areas, including one for lap swimming, lounges, gym facilities, private outdoor entertainment areas and gardens.It will be a short walk to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Star Casino and is only 250m from the beach.The building is expected to be finished by late 2020.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59last_img read more

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Highlights of the Week

first_imgSubsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 15 – April 21). 50Hertz Connects Arkona and Wikinger to Its Transmission Grid Nord Stream 2 Submits New Application in Denmark Vallourec to Support TechnipFMC on Mero 1center_img Vattenfall Taps Seaway 7 for Hollandse Kust Zuid Job Tennet Makes Borssele Cable Touchdownlast_img

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Dela Rosa confirms US visa ‘cancelled’

Dela Rosa said the cancellation might belinked to his supposed involvement in the extrajudicial killings (EJK)allegedly perpetuated by police under Duterte’s intensified campaign againstnarcotics. In its letter, the US embassy neithergave a date nor reason when and why the visa was canceled, he said. In December 2019, news reported that Dela Rosa, who spearheaded President RodrigoDuterte’s bloody war on drugs during his stint as police chief, has been bannedfrom entering the United States. The US, however, has yet to release anofficial list that identifies De Lima’s jailers. Several senators, including SenatePresident Vicente Sotto III, dismissed the ban on De Lima’s jailers as fakenews, but Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the provision in theUS budget was legitimate. De Lima has refuted the allegations andcalled her detention as politically motivated. (ABS-CBN News/PN) “No reason was stated,” he said. “Basta mag-apply lang daw ako ulit kung gusto ko kasi the present visa wascancelled.” De Lima, one of Duterte’s most vocalcritics, was detained in February 2017 due to her alleged ties with theproduction and sale of illegal drugs inside the national penitentiary under herwatch as Justice secretary. “What is 11,000 compared to the whole Filipino nation na matagal ng sinamantalahan ng isang kumpanya,” says Sen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa. ABS-CBN NEWS “Bakarelated na diyan [sa EJK],” he said, noting that he firstreceived the tip about his visa before Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s Las Vegas boxingbout in July 2019, long before US senators mentioned that jailers of Philippineopposition Senator Leila de Lima will be barred from entering the US territory. “We received their official answerthe day before my birthday, January 20. What a good birthday gift,” Dela Rosatold Senate reporters on Wednesday. MANILA – Sen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosaconfirmed that the United States canceled his visa after he inquired about itsstatus last week. read more

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Nigeria’s professional football player tests positive to Coronavirus

first_imgRelatedPosts Pirlo not out to copy anyone after Juventus’ comfortable opening win Juve’s Pirlo gamble makes new Serie A season the most open for years Pirlo bags UEFA coaching badge Nigeria’s King Udoh has become the first professional football player to be diagnosed with Coronavirus in Italy. The Italian-Nigerian footballer plays for Pianese, a Tuscan club playing in Serie C (third division). The information was given by daily newspapers La Naziones and La Gazzetta dello Sport before being widely relayed on social media networks. The 22-year-old footballer, who is currently in the infectious disease department of La Scotte hospital in Siena, is in good condition. This player had placed himself in quarantine during the last weekend, after feeling feverish. He was scheduled to play for his team on Sunday against Juventus’ 23-year-old team (1-0 loss), but ultimately did not take part in the game. Although not approaching opposing players, Juventus decided to take certain measures to observe its players. As for the entire Pianese team, it is now in quarantine as a precaution. Italy is the European country most affected by the epidemic.Tags: JuventusKing UdohLa Gazzetta dello SportLa NazionesLa Scotte hospitalPianeselast_img read more

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Gambler Fergie reaped rewards

first_img But, in a series of interviews with Harvard Business School professor Anita Elberse in 2012 that have just been published, Ferguson indicated such triumphs did not occur by accident. “I am a gambler – a risk taker – and you can see that in how we played in the late stages of matches,” said Ferguson, who it has been announced is to receive the honorary freedom of Trafford borough.. “If we were down with 15 minutes to go, I was ready to take more risks. “I was perfectly happy to lose 3-1 if it meant we’d given ourselves a good chance to draw or win. “So in those last 15 minutes, we’d go for it. We’d put in an extra attacking player and worry less about defence. “We knew that if we ended up winning 3-2, it would be a fantastic feeling. “And if we lost 3-1, we’d been losing anyway.” In a unique insight into his managerial philosophy, the 71-year-old, who retired in May having won a remarkable 13 Premier League titles and two Champions League trophies within a record haul of silverware, admitted it was unlikely any manager would benefit from being allowed four years to win his first trophy, as he was in 1986. So often did United score in the latter stages of matches it was almost a surprise when they did not manage it. The epic 1999 Champions League final victory over Bayern Munich, when United scored twice in stoppage time to turn the game on its head, was the most obvious example. Ferguson also stressed the need for any manager to maintain control of the dressing room, something he managed to do at United, often at the cost of the biggest names. “There are occasions when you have to ask yourself whether certain players are affecting the dressing room atmosphere, the performance of the team, and your control of the players and staff,” he said. “If they are, you have to cut the cord. “There is absolutely no other way. “It doesn’t matter if the person is the best player in the world. “Some English clubs have changed managers so many times that it creates power for the players in the dressing room. That is very dangerous.” The last observation would seem to point at Chelsea, although they have been United’s closest challengers for the past decade. In addition, Ferguson claimed one of the best decisions he ever made about his own managerial style was during his time at Aberdeen, when he decided to take a more hands-off attitude towards training, unlike his United successor David Moyes. Sir Alex Ferguson believes it is his natural gambler’s instinct that led to so many late wins for Manchester United down the years. Press Associationlast_img read more

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NOAA: Hurricane Michael was a Category 5

first_imgThey say this is five miles more than the operational estimate and makes Hurricane Michael a Category 5.Scientists say Hurricane Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall as a Category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew in 1992 in South Miami, and only the fourth on record. Other Category 5 storms include the Labor Day Hurricane in 1935 and Hurricane Camille in 1969.They go on to say the Category 5 winds were likely experienced over a very small area at and near the coast.They say the change in estimated wind speeds is “of little practical significance” when talking about impacts from the storm.Hurricane Season 2019 begins June 1st. The damage left behind by Hurricane Michael, which was classified as a Category 4 storm speaks for itself.Scientists at NOAA’s National Hurricane Center have now upgraded Hurricane Michael to a Category 5.Scientists say after analyzing all data on Hurricane Michael, they determined the storm made landfall with wind speeds of 160 miles per hour when the eye made landfall near Mexico Beach and Tyndall Air Force Base. JUST IN: NOAA: Post-storm analysis of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle in October, has been upgraded to a Cat. 5 landfall — the first since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 19, 2019last_img read more

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Powered by inside game, SU women’s basketball cruises to win

first_img Published on December 1, 2010 at 12:00 pm Comments Iasia Hemingway continued the trend. On Syracuse’s first possession out of halftime, the junior forward caught the ball at the high post and turned to face the basket. Maryland Eastern Shore’s defense overshifted, leaving a gaping hole between Hemingway and the basket. She slashed down the lane as the Hawks center Chena Parker tried to slide underneath the basket. As Hemingway laid the ball up off the backboard, Parker swung for the block. But she whacked Hemingway across the face as the ball dropped through the hoop. As the whistle blew to send Hemingway to the free-throw line, where the Orange had made a living in the first half, the Syracuse junior gave an emphatic fist pump to the SU bench. ‘When I get an and-one, I get really excited because, you know, that’s a tough move,’ she said. ‘So I just do what I can to keep my team pumped. To let them know, ‘I’m here with you. We’re going to get this.” Hemingway ended up missing the free throw, but that was a rarity for the Orange on Wednesday night. Syracuse (5-0) visited the charity stripe 31 times during its 73-50 win over UMES (1-2) in front of 1,011 fans at the Carrier Dome.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text It made 26 of those free throws, good for more than a third of its points in the game. And with the SU shooters struggling to find their range, Hemingway and sophomore center Kayla Alexander powered the Orange to the big win. And they were a big part of SU’s 83.9 percent free-throw shooting. ‘It’s good to keep getting to the line because I think that it takes some of their players off the floor,’ SU head coach Quentin Hillsman said. ‘Obviously, making them is huge, and if we can keep shooting the ball like that from the free-throw line, the way we rebound the ball, we’re going to be very good.’ As the Orange guards struggled to hit shots from the perimeter (1-for-23 from 3-point range), Alexander and Hemingway controlled the game in the paint. Alexander led the team with 27 points on 9-of-9 shooting. Hemingway finished with 20 and missed only two shots from the field. ‘Our shooting was terrible from the outside,’ sophomore guard Carmen Tyson-Thomas said. ‘Getting the ball inside … that was a big part. Because when you get it up on the rim, we can go get it. We can go crash.’ And in getting the ball into the paint, the Orange repeatedly drew fouls from Hawks defenders. Syracuse was in the shooting bonus with 10:51 left in the first half. UMES forward Shanyce Stewart fouled out with two minutes left in the game. Two other Hawks finished with four fouls. And Hemingway and Alexander took advantage. When they weren’t scoring over UMES defenders from in close, they were making their trips to the line count. Alexander went 9-of-10 from the charity stripe while Hemingway finished 6-of-7. ‘That’s just us working hard and going hard,’ Alexander said. ‘Following Coach’s game plan, going to work and playing as a team.’ With the Orange missing its third leading scorer, Erica Morrow, due to a bruised right foot and the shooters struggling from the outside, Alexander and Hemingway rose to the occasion. Alexander turned in a dominant performance from the low post, something that has become typical of the sophomore this year against undersized opponents. Her 27 points broke the career high of 24 she set Monday night against New Hampshire. And Hillsman said he challenged Hemingway to step up with the absence of Morrow. The transfer from Georgia Tech did just that. Much of her scoring came from her 12 rebounds. But she did flash the ability to drive to the hoop and even hit a long jumper from the top of the free-throw circle. ‘I did what I had to do for my team to get a win,’ Hemingway said. ‘With Erica being out, I just had to play hard. And Coach Q told me I had to come out and step up and play a big role. So I did what I had to do to get the ‘W’ for my team.’ [email protected]center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Pi Kappa Phi fraternity no longer recognized by USC

first_imgUSC said the safety and well-being of students is the University’s top priority and hazing is not tolerated on campus. Pi Kappa Phi declined to comment specifically on the loss of recognition, which was announced to the fraternity Jan. 10, according to USC. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity will no longer be recognized by Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development after an investigation revealed it violated hazing policies. (Sinead Chang/Daily Trojan) Pi Kappa Phi was listed as unrecognized on the Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development website in January for hazing and safety violations. The organization is no longer recognized by the national organization and cannot conduct chapter meetings, recruitment or socials, according to the website. USC will no longer recognize Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity  after an investigation found that the organization violated hazing regulations. “USC expects fraternities to uphold the values of their organization and USC,” the University wrote. “Membership in a fraternity is considered to be a privilege, and with this privilege comes the responsibility of acceptable conduct.” “The University will not tolerate behavior that put students in jeopardy and is inconsistent with our values,” USC wrote. “Hazing is a violation of our university’s community standards and is a threat to student health and well-being,” the University wrote in a statement to the Daily Trojan. The Interfraternity Council did not respond to multiple requests for comment.last_img read more

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Dana Valelly provides digs, assists when Syracuse needs her

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ During most of Friday night’s game against North Carolina, and all of Sunday’s game against North Carolina State, junior Dana Valelly stood on the sideline, often clapping and cheering her teammates on. It’s something Valelly has done a lot this season, only appearing in seven sets, a large decrease from the 113 she played in last season.But on Oct. 14, in a 3-2 loss to Florida State (third in the ACC standings), Valelly made the most of her appearance, playing in all five sets and leading the team in digs with 16. She also added an ace and three assists. With even better efficiency than last season, Valelly provides valuable depth that can aid Syracuse (12-6, 8-2 Atlantic Coast) down the stretch.“She saved a lot of points for us,” SU assistant coach Derryk Williams said of the Florida State game. “So I think defensively she did a great job. Having a second setter on the court is always great in case we’re out of system, and she can really take care of the ball.”With her 16 digs, which tied a career best, Valelly is currently averaging 2.29 digs per set. That’s a full dig more compared to 1.23 her sophomore year and 1.02 her freshman year, when she appeared in 64 sets. That mark is good enough for fourth-highest on the team.Digs are an area Syracuse can improve in, having entered last weekend ranked No. 281 in the country in digs per set, averaging 13.35. Having another defensive specialist like Valelly could provide a much needed boost.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“It’s definitely different than freshman year,” Valelly said. “You kind of feel it as an upperclassman, especially junior year. You’re not as timid and you kind of know the ways around the place and you know how the system works in the ACC.”Laura Angle | Digital Design EditorThis year, Valelly has specialized at the “one” position on the court. In a typical 5-1 rotation, the one is the defensive specialist that complements the libero, and is normally situated in the back right of the court, playing diagonally opposite from the designated setter.In a 6-2 rotation, though, Valelly gives the Orange a second setter. Syracuse remains steady setting this year. Jalissa Trotter has accounted for 71.7 percent of SU’s assists with 647. Valelly finished with 169 last season, but has only four this year, on account of mostly going in as a defensive specialist.“Well she can help (Trotter) when she’s on the court like, ‘Hey there’s something open’ or ‘What am I doing?’” senior Santita Ebangwese said. “She can help her out because she’s a setter, she knows what she’s looking for. And two, if (Trotter) were to take the first ball or (Trotter) is not able to get the second ball, we still have another setter on the court that can still run our offense.”Valelly evolved her game — even if she doesn’t get the chance to show it on gameday.“I definitely have seen growth,” Ebangwese said. “Her setting is much better, her decision making is great and her one defense has gotten exponentially better.”No matter how much she plays, Valelly still has the Florida State game as reminder of how she can help the team going forward, and how she’s helped the team in the past.“Even though she’s a setter, we know she’s a good defender,” Yelin said. “It’s nothing new for her.” Comments Published on October 23, 2018 at 11:38 pm Contact Eric: [email protected]last_img read more

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WWE Raw match three results: Sasha Banks takes down Nikki Cross

first_img FOLLOW US Written By 11 months ago WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results and Highlights | Match Overview This week, WWE Raw celebrated their season finale on Monday. Raw featured a Fatal 5 Way to find out the wrestler who will be challenging Seth Rollins as the Universal Champion for next week’s WWE Raw. This WWE Raw match featured Robert Roode, Shinsuke Nakamura and AJ Styles. Rey Mysterio and Ricochet, who are adored by fans, were on the opposing team. After a series of twists and turns, Rey Mysterio emerged victorious. Seth Rollins will be facing The Fiend, also known as Bray Wyatt for his Hell in a Cell match. LIVE TV Devika Pawar 11 months ago WWE Raw 2019: Braun Strowman v Seth Rollins; Sasha Banks v Becky Lynch First Published: 24th September, 2019 21:15 IST WWE Raw: Sasha Banks takes down Nikki CrossAfter The Viking Raiders vs. The O.C. and EC3 vs Rusev, Nikki Cross and Sasha Banks entered the ring to face each other. Right before her Hell in a Cell fight with Becky Lynch, Banks faced off against women’s tag team champion Nikki Cross in a singles match. With Bayley, SmackDown Women’s Champion backing up Sasha and Alexa Bliss supporting her tag partner, the elements of drama were already present. Cross was in control of the game early on as she dominated Banks with an arm drag.Also Read | WWE: Here’s How The Miz Messed Up His Contest With Baron CorbinHowever, Sasha fought her way back after the break. She blocked The Boss’ double knee attack and also scored a roll-up. She even executed the double knees for Nikki’s near-fall. Banks was constantly trying to work Cross over. Nikki however, gave back with a babyface comeback. Sasha Banks showed great vigilance as she took her leg out. She worked from over the limb, which forced Cross to fight from underneath. Nikki also did not give up as she sent Sasha shoulder-first into the steel post. Also Read | WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results And Highlights | Match OverviewThe duo continued a back-and-forth battle till Cross had The Boss trapped in the ring after she fired some punishing forearms to her chest. Just as she was about to deliver a twisting neck breaker, Bayley jumped in and prevented a pinfall. While Bliss laid out the SmakDown champion at ringside, Sasha Banks forced a tapout with the Bank Statement.Also read | WWE Raw 2019: Braun Strowman V Seth Rollins; Sasha Banks V Becky LynchEmber Moon vs. Lacey Evans and Chad Gable vs Baron Corbin were the other matches for the day. Carmella also defeated Truth to win the 24/7 Championship.Also Read | WWE Raw Results: The Viking Raiders Defeat O.C In The Opening Game center_img COMMENT 11 months ago WWE RAW: Rey Mysterio vs Gran Metalik Match Overview Last Updated: 24th September, 2019 21:15 IST WWE Raw Match Three Results: Sasha Banks Takes Down Nikki Cross WWE Raw matches take place every Monday. Out of various matches, Sasha Banks and Nikki Cross faced each other for the third game. Let us take a look at who won. SUBSCRIBE TO US 11 months ago WWE: Here’s how The Miz messed up his contest with Baron Corbin WATCH US LIVE WE RECOMMENDlast_img read more

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Ronan Smith – Secure Trading – The rise of cryptocurrency

first_img Related Articles Share Share StumbleUpon Esports Gold offers cryptocurrency investment opportunity October 26, 2017 Winning Post – Why time is of the essence for UK Parliament July 16, 2018 Pinnacle links up with igaming payments firm MuchBetter June 21, 2018 Submit Ronan Smith, Secure TradingJust two weeks after sponsoring Betting on Football 2017 at Stamford Bridge, SBC caught up with Secure Trading Senior Account Manager Ronan Smith to discuss the evolution of mobile payments, the role of crypto-currencies and the impact of payment processing on customer acquisition.SBC: What’s next in the mobile payment space?RS: For Secure Trading, it’s obvious that mobile devices are fast becoming the predominant touch point for online operations, and it’s getting easier and easier as phones and tablets become more and more advanced.The payments industry has recognised this and there are a host of new mobile-based solutions cropping up that will both challenge and complement the more traditional methods that we are already used to.Solutions such as Funanga’s CashtoCode, a prepaid cash method, could be a game-changer. They enable users to deposit cash into their accounts via their mobiles, opening a market of customers who want deposit conveniently on the go. I’d also predict that the soon to be launched MuchBetter wallet app will create some noise.The telecom networks, not just the device manufacturers, are also recognising the need for comprehensive payment suites and security as an added service. As these develop and customers grow more comfortable with using their debit or credit card via their phone or tablet, I believe we will see more and more payments shift towards a mobile option.And, who knows, maybe as more devices hit the market with near field communications (NFC) technology some clever operator will find a way to utilise that for deposits.SBC: What role will cryptocurrencies play in the future? We’ve seen several Bitcoin only operators emerge in the past year…RS: I think everyone acknowledges now that cryptocurrencies are going to be part of everyday life, much to the chagrin and resistance of the more traditional financial institutions and card schemes. We need to accept that crypto is out there to provide an alternative means of payment.However, like with any new phenomenon, it takes time for everyone to become accustomed with how it works. There’s a strong push by the crypto industry to educate both operators and users alike on the benefits of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and, as they improve, we will undoubtedly see more and more operations accepting it as a form of payment.Bitcoin got a bad rap when it initially started making waves, particularly because of the perceived complete anonymity of it, its association with all things dark web and the volatility of the value; but I think the industry has done a lot to clean-up its image since then. It’s only a matter of time before it is a standard alternative across all eCommerce sectors, not just betting and gambling.SBC: What role does payment processing play in customer acquisition and retention?RS: Payment processing can be key to customer acquisition; it is the final stage of the initial deposit process. If the customer can’t get their funds into their gaming account, then they simply walk away and go to play elsewhere.It also plays an important role in the “first impression” stage when a customer initially arrives at your home page. They must feel instantly comfortable. One way of doing that is by displaying recognised and reputable payment service providers, so that the player knows that they are going to be using a familiar and trusted process when transferring funds into their account.The same is true for customer retention. It is important to make the user experience as seamless and straightforward as possible to encourage repeat deposits whilst still maintaining a high level of security. There is so much competition out there that if a player ever feels uncomfortable or that their payment information is not secure, they will take their business elsewhere.SBC: Finally, why did you decide to get involved as a sponsor at the recent Betting on Football?RS: Secure Trading will be focusing on the betting and gambling industry as a core sector in the future and have previously sponsored SBC events in the past, but at a much smaller level. Having seen this and other SBC events go from strength to strength over recent years, we felt that there was no time like the present to increase our association with them.last_img read more

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Gyan, Nana Addo and others donate to 1965 Black Stars team

first_imgThe 1965 group of Black Stars players who won the Cup of Nations were honoured by some individuals in the country at a fund-raising dinner at the Sunlodge hotel at Tesano, Accra.Black Stars captain and Shanghai SIPG player Asamoah Gyan, presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party [NPP], Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo and the Despite Group of Companies led by Mr. Osei Kwame Despite made huge sum donations to support the 1965 winning team.Asamoah Gyan who recently cut the sod for an Astro Turf pitch he is sponsoring at former school Accra Academy made a GHS 50 000 donation to the Cup of Nations winning side.The Despite Group of Companies coughed up a whopping GHS 80 000 with Nana Akufo-Addo donating GHS 25 000 to the 1965 squad of senior national team players.Other individuals including Kennedy Agyepong of Kenpong Travel and Tours, Mr Prosper Appiah of Prolux and a few more made donations to the team.The fundraising dinner was part of celebrations for half a century since the Black Stars won their second Cup of Nations tournament in Tunisia. The event was also marked by a football game between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and the 1992 team that won silver.–last_img read more

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Basketball news tonight: WMS plays final December games; updated high school league standings

first_imgLadies SCBL Standings 00 Medicine Lodge00024.333 41.800 Wichita Collegiate101.000301.000 31.750 Augusta11.50013.250 Circle11.50014.200 Andale201.000401.000 23.400 Wichita Trinity00013.250 Caldwell Cheney00041.800 4Sedan Conway Springs00033.500 Mens SCBL Standings TeamWinsLossPct.WinsLossPct. Flinthills TeamWinsLossPct.WinsLossPct. Argonia 00 Chaparral00015.167 23.400 Garden Plain00015.167 Wellington02023.400 Conway Springs00042.667 Wellington11.50032.600 22.500 00 00 Wichita Independent00051.833 00 00 41.800 Douglass00032.600 Wichita Trinity00033.500 Oxford 00 Central Plains boysLeagueOverall 1CVDX 05.000 13.250 10Central Chaparral00014.200 8South Haven24.333 1Central 50.1000 W L  Pct.  W L  60.1000 00 Douglass00024.333 Clearwater01012.333 14.200 41.800 Clearwater01022.500 00 23.400 Over-all      League   Garden Plain00051.833 00 33.500 14.200 00 11Elk Valley Augusta020040 Bluestem00033.500 by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Wellington Middle School basketball teams will have their last games before Christmas break tonight. Updated league standings for area teams are also included:Wellington Middle School schedule for tonight is as follows:Wellington vs. Winfield. Girls – away, 7A/8B 5 p.m, 7B/8A 6:30 p.m. Boys – home, 7B 4 p.m, 7A 5:15 p.m., 8A 6:30 p.m. Udall 3Oxford 00 Central Plains girls LeagueOverall Elk Valley 00 14.200 AV-CTL DIV boysLeagueOverall Belle Plaine00015.167 00 Medicine Lodge000060 9West Elk West Elk Udall Bluestem00023.400 TeamWinsLossPct.WinsLossPct. 2Argonia 00 Standings for the AV-CTL DIV, Central Plains and South Central Border League: 3Flinthills 00 00 Circle201.00041.800 Overall      League   8Caldwell Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Cheney00042.667 AV-CTL DIV girls LeagueOverall 23.400 TeamWinsLossPct.WinsLossPct. Wichita Independent00014.200 Wichita Collegiate010020 Belle Plaine00015.167 00 14.200 00 00       W L    W L  South Haven51.833 22.500 Andale201.00031.750 00 23.400 Sedan 5CVDX 00last_img read more

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Mates hold off late Vikings charge to remain undefeated in WKMFFL

first_imgThe Dam Inn Mates held off a late charge by Castlegar to remain undefeated in the West Kootenay Men’s Flag Football League.The Mates Kelly Voykin tossed a pair of touchdowns sparking the home side to a 26-24 victory over the Castlegar Vikings Sunday at Mount Sentinel Field.The win was the fourth of the season for the first-place Mates.Dam Inn started the game fast as Voykin connected for his first TD pass on the opening drive.Joel Devito then picked off a Steve Mota pass to give the Mates excellent position for another run at the end zone. Despite the slow start, Mota led the charge against a Mates defence that lost a few key starters in Mike Lucas and Nate Fedorchuk.But the rally was shortlived as the Mates were able to hold on to secure the two-point victory.Voykin also rushed for one major while connecting for a one-point conversion.The other pivot for Dam Inn, Vic Hoodicoff also had a TD pass and a one-point conversion.Devito, Ken Malakoff and Rick Nixon were on the receiving end of TD passes from Hoodicoff and Voykin.Dan Rywaczuk and Del Melnyk also had interceptions for Dam Inn.In the preliminary game, Nelson Hour Glass had an easy time keeping pace with Dam Inn as the Heritage City squad earned a freebee after Brewers forfeited the game due to lack of players.The league is idle Thanksgiving weekend before returning to action October 14 when Dam Inn meets Brewers at 11 a.m. and Hour Glass plays the Vikings at 1 p.m.last_img read more

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Dunga and Gremio players, in solidarity with the poor

first_imgDunga, captain of the Brazilian national team champion of 1994 World Cup and former selector of Brazil, and the players of Guild Pedro Geromel, Maicon, Paulo Miranda and Paulo Victor selflessly help with food distribution for the underprivileged amid the coronavirus pandemic in Porto Alegre, Brazil. REUTERS ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>REUTERSlast_img

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Julen Guerrero: “Lack of daring with young people”

first_imgJulen Guerrero (Portugalete, Vizcaya, 1974) has been the U-15 and U-16 coach of the Spanish Nationwide Group since 2018. Though his work has few headlines within the press, it’s important: he makes the primary filter of essentially the most proficient young folks within the nation. The previous Athletic participant analyzes on this joint interview with AS, Onda Cero and Marca how he’s experiencing confinement and explains his work within the Federation.How are you doing in confinement?I miss the competitors, the sector … However from house I work comfortable, that doesn’t change a lot from the workplace or from house. The unhealthy factor shouldn’t be having competitions. I watch rather a lot of movies, I analyze matches … And I’ve made videoconferences, for the second with the Sub-15, by strains, with movies of tournaments that we’ve got had: we analyzed issues to enhance and what was executed effectively.What methodology have they got for this U-15 recruitment?We, for instance, are already seeing the Sub-14, whom we’re going to meet subsequent 12 months. We’re going to see them matches and particularly tournaments, as a result of that’s the place they go away the consolation they’ve within the league, the place they comfortably win many video games. My management is Sub-14, Sub-15 and Sub-16. From every class you may have between 50 and 80, it isn’t solely the 20 or 23 that you simply carry. We file the video games we go to and those we don’t, we discuss to the golf equipment to allow them to ship them to us. You may have filters, however I prefer to see the footballers. It’s a lot of work, however if you wish to do it effectively it have to be like this.How vital are these classes?It is vital in your studying. We put together the matches nearly professionally, one thing they aren’t used to. We wish them to reach effectively ready at U17, the place they’ll have already got a European championship.Concerning Spanish grassroots soccer … Do you suppose it needs to be reformed to be extra aggressive?For me it will be vital to present a couple of laps to the leagues. In Cadete, for instance, they’ve three or 4 sophisticated video games a 12 months. Then they’re squads of 25 gamers, they rotate … It’s troublesome to see a whole sport as a result of there are seven modifications. There is no such thing as a requirement or continuity. Golf equipment work effectively, however these leagues don’t assist go to the restrict. I have no idea if it could possibly be modified, as a result of in the long run every part may be very native and you would need to open slightly extra and journey. I don’t know … However the leagues they play in don’t assist them take that one step additional. Is it time now that every part has stopped to suggest a reform?Any time is an efficient time to replicate. I do not forget that Juvenil I performed on the nationwide degree, all of the groups in Spain. Now within the Honor Division they’ve few demanding matches, they play very native. There are the Champions Cup and the King’s Cup, however it’s a week and in a match you’ll be able to go house. We should make a mirrored image …Are you in favor of a league of subsidiaries as a substitute of competing in Second B and Third?An under-23 league of subsidiaries can be highly effective and aggressive, it will be factor. I’d give extra significance to quarry work. What makes me unhappy is doing the job after which the membership doesn’t dare to make the leap. I come from Athletic, the place yearly two or three children debut. However I don’t see that in all of the golf equipment. I see that they work and the vital factor is to work and be daring. Most golf equipment have a tough time taking the plunge. Lack slightly daring with young folks.Altering the topic … How do you see the Cup ultimate being with the general public?For me, coming from Athletic, the followers are the soul of the membership. A ultimate with out that pastime that wraps you up daily can be unhappy. However, you lose the choice to play Europe, though if the League returns, Athletic has time to get well to seventh place. For me essentially the most troublesome factor is that if the gamers who aren’t there, those that go away the squad are performed in February. Perhaps even the teaching employees for no matter it’s is not going to arrive … That saddens me.What do you suppose of the return to competitors? Will it change with all 5 substitutions?The vital factor is to be constant: should you can, transfer ahead, and if there’s a safety danger, make one other choice. There are the scientists who know. We might have the will to play, however they must determine whether or not or to not proceed. And the 5 modifications … modifications rather a lot. 5 modifications aren’t the identical for one membership as for one more. Some take them from a really excessive degree and others lose slightly. Additionally, you’ll be able to change two on the break and you continue to have three left …last_img read more

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MIA Boss Hails China’s Assistance to Liberia

first_imgThe Minister of Internal Affairs (MIA), Morris Dukuly, has hailed China’s continued, unwavering support to Liberia’s development.According to Min. Dukuly, the latest being a donation of US$4 million worth of engineering equipment to the Ministry of National Defense.Minister Dukuly described China as a great friend whose contribution to Liberia’s infrastructural development has been remarkable.The MIA boss called on the Chinese Ambassador to help attract more Chinese investments to Liberia, especially in the southeast which has a lot of potential in the form of agriculture.He said the government is exploring every way possible to improve the lives of its people and stressed the need for a major focus on agriculture.Minister Dukuly expressed hopes that Liberia would provide agriculture produce on more markets in the Mano River Union basin countries.For his part, the newly Chinese Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Zhan Yue, assured that China would maintain its traditional relationship with Liberia.Ambassador Yue said that as a sister country they would continue to provide Liberia with much needed assistance.The Chinese Envoy noted that agriculture is on his agenda for Liberia and promised to encourage Chinese companies to invest in the area of agriculture in Liberia.Internal Affairs Minister Morris M. Dukuly on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, received in audience, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Zhang Yue at his Capitol Hill Office.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Enerplex ceremony to celebrate official opening

first_imgAfter some delays, the Fort St. John residents can begin lacing up their skates for the official opening of the Enerplex.The recreational facility will have its grand opening on Oct. 13 with a ribbon cutting ceremony starting at 6 p.m.- Advertisement -Wednesday’s event will include live entertainment from the band ‘Folky Strum Strum’ and a group of local artists that will be performing a song written especially for the Enerplex’s grand opening, says Recreation Programmer Serena Warkentine.She says there will also be F18s that will fly over the building and a fireworks exhibit.The following day, there will be a spot for the facility’s biggest sports user groups – minor hockey, speed skating and figure skating – to have demonstrations and workshops, which she says will probably include learning how to speed skate or figure skate.Thursday’s festivities will include free food and free admittance to the Enerplex between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.Advertisement Residents can get more information about the event by calling the City at 250-787-8150 or by visiting the City’s website.last_img read more

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No more relegation fights, vow Mathare United

first_img0Shares0000The Slum Boys spent almost the entire season in the bottom three positions of the Kenyan Premier League standings but just managed to evade the relegation axe, finishing the season at 13th.NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 1- Mathare United skipper George ‘Wise’ Owino says the club has learnt its lessons and is not ready to dangle on the thin line of relegation for yet another season when the new campaign kicks-off this weekend.The Slum Boys spent almost the entire season in the bottom three positions of the Kenyan Premier League standings but just managed to evade the relegation axe, finishing the season at 13th. This season, Owino says, their target will be to work for a top four finish and if at worse finish in the top eight.“It was a very tough situation last year because of the situation we found ourselves in. We had a very young squad, most of who had not played in the league before and we ended up struggling because of small mistakes,” Owino told Capital Sport at the club’s training base on Thursday.“We have learnt our lessons and the good thing this year is that we have a bit of experience in the team with the players that have come in. We want to start the season better and keep it that way,” Owino, one of the most experienced players in the league said.Head coach Francis Kimanzi is also optimistic the performance this season will be better, though he does not specifically outline his targets.Head coach Francis Kimanzi is also optimistic the performance this season will be better, though he does not specifically outline his targets.Last season, Mathare started off with a 3-2 win away to Thika United before going on a dry run of six matches.“When you have a foundation you can’t change much; you continue from there. From last season, we have players who can continue working well and we also have brought in players who can add something different to the game. We have to see if they cope to the culture of the team and if they can settle in,” Kimanzi noted.The Slum Boys have brought in nine new players into the squad with among others Samuel Ndung’u joining from AFC Leopards, Mike Simiyu from Gor Mahia and Clifford Alwanga from Tusker while goalkeeper Robert Mboya returns from Kariobangi Sharks.“We have a lot of quality in the team and balanced in all departments. No one can be comfortable in their positions and the competition brought in is very good. Overall, I think we have a very strong team,” skipper Owino added.Mathare United assistant coach Salim Ali (left) makes a pointto his boss Francis Kimanzi during a Kenyan Premier League match at the Thika Sub County Stadium in April, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluHowever, coach Kimanzi is not celebrating early, saying he will wait to see how they integrate into the team in actual match days.“So far so good, though we have not had plenty time to prepare. The new guys are working very hard and hopefully, they can get into the system well. It is always a gamble; you never know whether you have a right player or not especially those who have been in many teams,” Kimanzi noted.Mathare start the season with a tricky away tie against newly promoted Vihiga United and Kimanzi knows it will not be an easy fixture to walk in as they don’t know much about their opponents.“We don’t know much about them so we have to concentrate on ourselves and what we can do with our strengths. Every team wants to win the first match and for us it will be crucial as well to start with a win for some good momentum,” the tactician notes.He is also backing the new young players brought in to shine, among them being Klinsman Omulanga and Johnstone Omurwa signed from Wazito FC.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Former Arsenal, Southampton and West Ham forward lands Sporting Lisbon youth team role

first_img1 Luis Boa Morte Former Arsenal, Southampton, West Ham and Fulham forward Luis Boa Morte has landed the job as head of Sporting Lisbon’s youth team.Boa Morte, who spent nearly 16 years in English football following his 1997 arrival from Lisbon, started working as a coach in the Portuguese capital during the summer.And the 37-year-old has impressed the Sporting bosses enough to promote him to head coach following the departure of Jose Lima.last_img

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first_imgTHERE are a lot of sore heads in the Rosses today after Naomh Muire took the Intermediate Championship crown in Letterkenny on Sunday. Jacksonsmediatv was there to capture the occasion.Click play to watch   DDTV: VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM NAOMH MUIRE’S CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL WIN was last modified: October 14th, 2013 by John2Share 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:DDTV: VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM NAOMH MUIRE’S CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL WINlast_img read more

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Strange Exploding Star Continues to Puzzle Astronomers

first_imgThe Hubble took another image of the expanding shell of star V838 Monocerotis (see ESA and Hubblesite).  Four years after the first dramatic sequence (see 05/29/2003), astronomers are still puzzled by this star, with the most dramatic light echo ever photographed.  Leading hypothesis now is that two stars collided before the outburst.  The image made Astronomy Picture of the Day for Nov 3.    The new Hubble image made the Oct. 14 cover of Science News.1  Ron Cowen wrote that astronomers have never seen anything like it and are “stumped by its behavior.”  It rapidly brightened and dimmed and swelled up to a gargantuan size as big as the orbit of Saturn.  It grew 30 times brighter in a single day a month after the explosion was witnessed in 2002, and grew 500 times its original width in a month.  Then its temperature rapidly dropped from 6000K to 2000K.  It’s unlike a classical nova; it may be a prototype for a new class of star.  Did a “hot Jupiter” planet fall into it?  Did two stars collide?  Researchers are toying with various theories.  “In the meantime,” Cowen ended, “astronomers have some beautiful pictures adorning their walls—and an intriguing stellar mystery.”    The Hubble also took a dramatic picture of a supernova remnant, Cassiopeia A, in August; see EurekAlert and Hubblesite.  The outward-expanding shell is still moving at 30 million kilometers per hour, 340 years after the explosion around 1667.  It may have been seen by John Flamsteed, Astronomer Royal in Britain.  Speaking of anomalies, in late September, another “weird” supernova was described by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, reported EurekAlert.  The fact that its mass is well over the Chandrasekhar Limit of 1.4 solar masses for supernovae, according to well-established theory, “opens up a Pandora’s box” for inferring distances to remote galaxies and the presence of dark matter.  Though it may be possible to distinguish these “super-Chandrasekhar-mass” cases from regular Type 1a supernovae by their spectra, it’s not easy to do.  Dark energy studies and cosmological distance probes have been made on the basis that Type 1a supernovae were all the same, providing “standard candles” for measurement.1Ron Cowen, “Enigmatic eruption: the strange case of V838 Monocerotis,” Science News, Week of Oct. 14, 2006; Vol. 170, No. 16, p. 248.Supernovae were thought to be standard candles, till they were found to fall into two classes dubbed Type I and II.  Then Type 1 supernovae were the standard candles, till varieties were found, named 1a, 1b, and 1c.  Now Type 1a supernovas include some fast-rotating types with masses above the Chandrasekhar Limit.  Then there are some Type II’s that can switch types, says Wikipedia.  The universe keeps throwing curve balls at simplistic theories.  This is something to tuck away in your back pocket when reading confident claims about the universe.    The pictures from Hubble, as usual, are really striking – almost unreal.  One of the legacies of the Hubble Space Telescope has been its portrayal of astronomical objects as dynamic environments, where dramatic processes are at work.  The stars will never again look like static, twinkling, changeless ornaments in the sky.  V838 is a dramatic example of how quickly things can change in the celestial realm.  Sorry, Aristotle.(Visited 6 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

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Bafana Bafana rise in world rankings

first_img18 October 2013Bafana Bafana moved up seven places to 61st in the latest Fifa world rankings, which were released on Thursday.It has been a year of fluctuating fortunes for the South African national football team, which began 2013 ranked 85th in the world, but rocketed up 25 places in February after a strong performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.After remaining in a narrow band, ranked between 56th and 62nd, until July, the team slid to 67th in August and a further place in September before its latest rise.African rankingBafana Bafana are level with Libya in the world rankings and in 11th place on the continent, and while the ascent of the team will be a welcome development the 11th place is far off the ambition of the South African Football Association to see all South African national teams ranked in the top three on the continent.Africa’s top team, the Ivory Coast, is ranked 17th in the world, followed by Ghana in 23rd place, Algeria in 32nd and African champions, Nigeria, in 33rd place.It has been a busy year for Bafana Bafana, with the team playing 17 matches, winning seven of them, losing six and drawing four times. Two of their losses came in shootouts from the penalty spot.African Nations ChampionshipThe composition of the team has varied for different competitions, and coach Gordon Igesund will be forced to shuffle his squad again as he prepares the players for their next challenge, the African Nations Championship.The continental competition to be played in Cape Town, Polokwane and Bloemfontein from 11 January to 1 February 2014, features national teams made up of players who ply their trade in their home countries.South Africa are in Group C of the 16-team finals with Nigeria, Mali and Mozambique. Nigeria and Mali are ranked above Bafana Bafana in Africa, but the relative strength of the four teams is something of an unknown given that the teams will be composed of only home-based players.Nigeria beat the Ivory Coast in qualifying, winning 4-1 at home and losing 0-2 away to book their place in South Africa. Mali saw off Guinea after a 3-1 home win and a 0-1 loss in the second leg of their tie.Mozambique, meanwhile, sneaked through their tie, thumping Namibia 3-0 at home, but losing 0-3 away before edging it 5-4 from the penalty spot.BAFANA BAFANA RESULTS 2013 8 Jan: Cape Town, SA 0-1 Norway12 Jan: Johannesburg, SA 0-0 Algeria19 Jan: Johannesburg, SA 0-0 Cape Verde Islands23 Jan: Durban, SA 2-0 Angola27 Jan: Durban, SA 2-2 Morocco02 Feb: Durban, SA 1-1 a.e.t. (1-3 PSO) Mali23 Mar: Cape Town, SA 2-0 Central African Republic08 June: Yaounde, Central African Republic 0-3 SA16 June: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2-1 SA13 July: Lusaka, SA 2-1 Namibia17 July: Ndola, SA 0-0 (3-5 PSO) Zambia20 July Ndola, SA 2-1 Lesotho14 Aug: Durban, SA 0-2 Nigeria17 Aug: Johannesburg, SA 2-0 Burkina Faso07 Sept: Durban, SA 4-1 Botswana10 Sept: Johannesburg, SA 1-2 Zimbabwe11 Oct: Agadir, Morocco 1-1 SAlast_img read more

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South Africans show passion for the arts

first_img17 July 2015The popularity of the National Arts Festival has been reaffirmed with the release of this year’s attendance figures, which show a “significant” increase in attendance in 2015. This increase comes despite expectations that attendance might flatten after last year’s bumper 40th birthday programme.“The total number of tickets issued increased to 241 116, representing 6.9% growth over 2014. Even more heartening is that, within this number, there are more paid- for tickets than ever before with the rand value of tickets bought for festival shows up by 18%,” said Tony Lankester, the festival’s chief executive.“While the festival continues to offer great value and plenty of free entertainment, audiences are showing that they respond to quality work positively, and are prepared to put their money where their passion is – even in a tough economic climate. This augers well for the arts sector, and is a ringing endorsement for the talent and hard work of our artists.”On the main programme, jazz and theatre each accounted for roughly one third of sales, with the remaining third being split between dance, comedy, music and some of the niche genres.“The quickest selling show was Irish comedian Dylan Moran, whose three performances in the Guy Butler Theatre sold out faster than any show we’ve seen in recent years. We also had a massive response to Thandiswa Mazwai, Beatenberg, Ray Phiri and MiCasa, as well as to Chester Missing and Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for theatre, Christiaan Olwagen’s A Doll’s House,” Lankester said.Sold out houses“The list of main productions that had sold out houses is long – but includes Three Blind Mice, the Baxter Theatre’s remake of Barney Simon’s Born in the RSA and Pieter Dirk Uys’s A Part Hate, A Part Love. It was also great to see former Victoria Girls High School head girl Nomfundo Xaluva perform to a sold-out crowd on the Standard Bank Jazz Festival stage.”Both the Symphony Concert and the Gala Concert also played to packed houses.Artistic director Ismail Mahomed said he was delighted with the response to the programme on offer. “Audiences are responding well to both fresh approaches to classic works (Hamlet, A Doll’s House, Born in the RSA) and exciting new work (Three Blind Mice, A Voice I Cannot Silence),” he said.Mahomed also noted the success of some of the international work and collaborations on the programme – notably The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra, The Dog Days are Over and Red Earth Revisited.The FringeComedy and theatre continued to dominate the massive Fringe programme, accounting for 38.1% and 25.2% of total Fringe sales respectively.“If you scan the list of top productions on the Fringe it is still dominated by comedy with great performances by Loyiso Gola, Rob van Vuuren in WhatWhat and a series of top-performing productions from the Followspot Collective (Big Boys II, Big Girls and Bon Soir),” Mahomed said. Theatre and dance held their own, however, with Tobacco And The Harmful Effects Thereof, Blue, We Didn’t Come To Hell For The Croissants and Woza Albert! all doing well both critically and at the box office.Lankester pointed to the Festival’s agreement with the National Lottery as a key driver of the success of the Fringe. “Through this partnership we are able to keep the Fringe stage open to all to participate, with a very low economic barrier to entry and with no curation or selection taking place. This makes it the country’s biggest and most democratic stage, and saw around 300 productions and 50 visual artists make the trip to Grahamstown,” he said. “The Fringe is very competitive and, once again, we saw productions that combined excellent work with solid marketing doing the best. This can be a tough but a very useful experience for young theatre practitioners.” Behind the numbers, Lankester pointed to a number of other features of this year’s festival that of which organisers were proud:Growth in the number of tickets sold online and through the festival’s mobile app, which accounted for 22% of all sales this year.The introduction of a free “Festival Hopper” service, run by a local taxi operator, to move festivalgoers between venues more efficiently.The staging of two works (Waltz and Waterline) from Grahamstown community-based companies supported by the festival’s Creative City project and Makana Arts Academy partnership with the European Union, both of which won Standard Bank Ovation Awards.The 28 visiting international producers who used the festival as a “shopping ground” to look for work to tour to their festivals and institutions.Productions from artists emanating from more than 30 countries on the programme – including Angola, Belgium, Senegal, Spain, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, Colombia, Benin and Zimbabwe.Employment of more than 400 freelance and contract staff, predominantly from the ranks of the unemployed in Grahamstown and student interns, to work across the event in different capacities.“We now get down to planning the 2016 festival, which will run from 30 June until 11 July 2016,” Lankester concluded. “This year will be a tough act to follow, but we’re confident we can rise to the challenge.” The annual National Arts Festival takes place during the winter holiday in the small academic town of Grahamstown, in Eastern Cape. This year it ran from 2 to 12 July.Source: National Arts Festivallast_img read more

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Growing apples is a family effort at Springhill Fruit Farm

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Like the core of an apple is at the center of the fruit, family is the core of Springhill Fruit Farm owned by Jeff and Laura Burrer of Shiloh. Named for the fresh water river that feeds the 24-acre Richland County orchard, Springhill Fruit Farm was originally acquired by the Burrer family in 1968.“My dad and mom, Kenneth and Mary Jane Burrer, purchased the orchard from a man named Ray Weaver,” Jeff said. “Ray stayed here for a year and helped my dad learn the ins and outs of an orchard. Prior to that, my dad was a small grain farmer.”Kenneth and Mary Jane raised their five children on the orchard. Out of all the children, it was Jeff that showed the most interest in the orchard. He began running the orchard in 1998 and in 2004, Jeff and his wife Laura purchased Springhill Fruit Farm. Since then, it has really been a family effort to grow and maintain the operation. All three of Jeff and Laura’s children worked on the farm growing up and they still continue to help as adults.“It was such a great place to raise our children,” Laura said. “We get to be with each other and spend a lot of time together, especially in the fall. We can’t imagine not doing this.”Originally when Jeff and Laura purchased Springhill Fruit Farm, they thought it would be more of a side job. They both had full time jobs off the farm, but the orchard continued to increase in business every year. Jeff is now retired from the Shelby Fire Department where he worked for 21 years and Laura is working part time as a registered nurse.“We are super fortunate that our kids all have jobs that allow them to still spend their days off here at the farm helping us,” Laura said.Their son, Ben, is also a full time firefighter, their daughter Mandy is an occupational therapy assistant, and their youngest daughter, Megan, is a flight attendant.“We also feel blessed that our kids are so interested in the farm too and that this is a priority to them,” Laura said. “There is a group of employees that return every year that also become a part of the family. We have an Amish family that helps us every year too.”Although the orchard itself cannot grow in acreage, the Burrers have been focusing on maximizing their productivity on what land they do have. Every other year, they plant about 1,500 new trees to replace older trees.“We are planting semi-dwarf, smaller trees so that we can fit 600 to 800 trees in an area instead of just a couple hundred trees. These big trees here are sometimes 30 to 40 years old and are starting to max out on their production so it’s important for us to keep adding new trees to the orchard,” Jeff said. “Listening to our customers is really important — that’s how we decide what types of trees to plant. Our most popular apple is yellow delicious, so we have enough trees to make about 2,000 bushels of yellow delicious apples. We also planted around 50 new plum trees a few years ago that should be in full production in the next year or two.”The Burrer family built a new pole barn in 2010 that houses the retail store, a 2,500-bushel apple cooler and a work area for sorting and grading apples. They currently grow 27 different varieties of apples, five varieties of peaches, three varieties of plums and three varieties of pears. They also grow nectarines, pumpkins, squash and offer sweet cider made from their apples.“This past growing season has been great for us despite some setbacks. We are expecting a 10,000-bushel crop of apples this year,” Jeff said. “We had a lot of rain in the spring so that caused issues for fruit growers across the whole state with having to battle scab and other diseases. We are fortunate to have had limited insect issues this year though.”Burrer uses integrated pest management systems on the orchard. They set insect traps that are checked every week to monitor populations of harmful bugs. They also promote predatory insects, suchBen Burrer is a full-time firefighter who still helps his parents on the spiders, in the orchard to limit insecticide sprayings.“A huge problem we had this year was that we got some major hail in the middle of May. It was a wind driven hail so it was falling almost sideways,” Jeff said. “When we started picking our earlier varieties of apples, only 15% to 20% of what we were picking were good apples. When the hail came in May, the fruit were approximately 3/8 inch in diameter, so the small nicks and cuts on the fruit then grew into some giant holes as the apples got bigger.”The later ripening apples are significantly better than the earlier varieties.“As we are getting later into the season, we only had about 50% of the crop being damaged,” he said. “We just had a lot of cider apples this year and second-grade apples.”The Burrers were pleasantly surprised to see that the peaches faired the best.“We had a very large peach crop this year that were not as affected by the hail damage, so that’s pretty exciting,” Jeff said. “We are having a big apple crop too this year, so if you’re going to have major issues like we did this year, it kind of balances itself out. “The Burrer family sells the majority of their produce in their retail store. Less than 25% of their crops are sold wholesale to local grocery stores and farm markets.“Our farm has a lot of return customers every year and they look forward to coming out and getting fresh apples,” Laura said. “We do a lot of our marketing through Facebook and then every year we send out about 400 letters in the mail letting people know our tentative picking dates for all the apple varieties. Really though, most of our customers hear about us from word of mouth, which is nice because it means that people are talking about us and have good things to say.”Springhill Fruit Farm also values giving back to the community.Megan Burrer works in the sales area that features a wide variety of products.“Community is very important to us and we try to help out as many local organizations as possible. We donate a lot of apples and cider to different church organizations and FFA chapters,” Laura said. “We also donate a lot of apples to local food pantries. People really like to get fresh fruit.”The harvest schedule is rigorous and it has to be timely to maximize the quality of the crop.“Yeah it’s definitely fresh,” Jeff said. “Essentially, our crops own us. If an apple variety is ripe and needs picked, I only have a few days to get that type of apple picked. Peaches are even more finicky, sometimes I only have a one- to two-day window to pick them. It requires a lot of work and sometimes I have to cancel plans, but when the fruit is ready, it’s ready.”Springhill Fruit Farm is open from Mid-August through Thanksgiving annually.“I think it’s important for people to support their local orchards when they get the chance,” Jeff said. “Whether you’re in Ashtabula County or Hamilton County, if you have an orchard in your area you should visit them to buy apples and fruit. Ohio is not an easy place to grow fruit in, so the support means a lot to local farmers.”last_img read more

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Odds even

first_imgBOCAUE, Bulacan—Barangay Ginebra and Meralco will fight through exhaustion to gain a head start in the PBA Governors’ Cup championship that is now down to a best-of-three series.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Bolts come into Game 5 carrying the momentum after winning the last two games to tie the series and would try to move on the hill as the 55,000-seat Philippine Arena here hosts the final three games of what has been the closest-fought title series of the season about to end.“We now have a series, guys,” Meralco’s Norman Black proclaimed after outlasting the Gin Kings in a close endgame for the second straight night on Friday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutMorale boost“Coming back [from 0-2] down to tie them is a big morale boost for us. But it will still be very tough moving forward.” Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Both will be playing without key players for the remainder of the series.Meralco’s Ranidel de Ocampo is out because of a torn calf muscle while Cone has ruled out Sol Mercado who twisted an ankle near the final buzzer of Game 4.Meralco has been successful in holding down Ginebra’s huge roster in the last two games, with its ploy of running keeping the 7-foot Greg Slaughter, the Best Player of the Conference, on the bench in the endgame.The Bolts also rode out the inspiration given by former Most Valuable Players Jay Jay Helterbrand and Mark Caguioa, who beat them here last year.“The players were just simply determined not to let them (Caguioa and Heterbrand) beat us again,” Black said. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa “This is the way it should be,” Ginebra counterpart Tim Cone said after the 83-85 loss where his players failed to call for a timeout with under 20 seconds remaining.“We are playing a very tough team and they have been able to exploit our weaknesses.”Tip off is at 6:30 p.m. with Meralco shooting to move ahead for the first time in the series and inch closer to the franchise’s first title.“If you asked me before the start of this series if I would be happy [being 2-2] with them at this point, I would have said yes,” Cone added.Key players missingADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Read Next Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgFormer Republican presidential candidate and Texas SenatorFormer Republican presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz said Indias status as a rising power will only grow stronger as it continues to pursue political reform and economic liberalisation.”America welcomes this development, as does Texas, which is home to hundreds of thousands of Indian-Americans and hosts a remarkable range of Indian companies and investors. I look forward to strengthening our strategic economic and security relationships in the years to come,” he said.Congressman Jim Costa said a partnership with India brings more opportunities for greater investment in both countries, beneficial trade relationships and more jobs.”Additionally, strong India and US relations will undoubtedly boost our defense strategy to combat terrorism in the Middle East and Asia,” he added.”In the US we know very well that powerful and meaningful change does not happen overnight. It is difficult to rally individuals around progressive ideas even though in hindsight the ideas may not have been progressive but simply common sense,” he said.”While I commend Prime Minister Modi for implementing policies to limit discrimination and promote freedom and equality, I believe that there is much more to be done to strengthen human rights and religious freedoms in India. I am confident that the Administration and Congress will continue to monitor Indias progress to ensure liberty and freedom for all Indian citizens,” Costa said.”India-USA economic ties and people to people cooperation needs to deepen further,” Modi wrote to Congressman Frank Pallone on twitter when the latter used the social media to thank him.advertisement”As Representative of one of Americas largest Indian-American constituencies, Im encouraged by Narendra Modis call to strengthen bonds between US and India,” he said.”Thank you Senator (Ted) Cruz,” Modi said as he retweeted the Texas Senator remarks, “Proud to welcome PM Narendra Modi to Congress today. India lights the way for its neighbours toward a better future. PTI LKJ MRJ ASK AKJ MRJlast_img read more

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Glorious Goodwood 2018 preview: Stradivarius has class to retain Cup

first_imgHorse racing tips Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Topics All that it will be missing, on the first two days at least, will be Frankie Dettori, who will return from suspension on Thursday after two of the week’s three Group One events are already in the form book.Dettori would have been aboard the favourite in the Goodwood Cup on Tuesday, when Stradivarius (3.35) should prevail for the second year running, and the Sussex Stakes the following afternoon, as Without Parole, the St James’s Palace Stakes winner, goes up against Expert Eye, a hugely impressive winner of the Vintage Stakes at this meeting last year.Expert Eye was 10th in the 2,000 Guineas in May but returned to winning form over seven furlongs in the Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot. His proven form at Goodwood is a positive, but his failure on his only previous start at a mile is a concern and on balance, Without Parole (3.35) looks like the better bet. John Gosden’s colt remains unbeaten after four starts, his Ascot form is backed up by the clock and there is every chance that he will continue to improve.Dettori will return to partner Veracious in Thursday’s Group One Nassau Stakes and she will go to post as one of the favourites despite needing to prove her stamina for 10 furlongs on her first start in all-aged company. She ran well behind Alpha Centauri on her belated seasonal debut at Royal Ascot but at the likely odds, Urban Fox (3.35) is a solid bet at around 3-1 to back up her recent improvement to win the Pretty Polly Stakes.The draw will, as always, prove important in the big-field handicaps but Thomas Cranmer (1.50) remains in top form and will have a big chance in Tuesday’s opener if he gets a single-figure stall.In the Stewards’ Cup, Dreamfield is a worthy favourite and Savalas, still lightly raced and improving fast, one to think about at an each-way price. features The Observer Since you’re here… Share on Facebook Share on WhatsApp After a brief thundery hiatus, the summer’s exceptional heatwave seems likely to resume and for racing the timing could not be better.Goodwood feels anything but glorious when the weather is poor and an abiding memory of last year’s big meeting is the Sussex Stakes, which was won in a downpour by a mud-loving outsider. This year, though, promises a Glorious Goodwood as it should be: sunshine, summer ground and fiercely competitive racing at one of the most spectacular venues any sport can offer. Share via Emailcenter_img Sign up to The Recap, our weekly email of editors’ picks. ‘A gift from God’: unbeaten Triple Crown winner Justify will retire due to ankle Read more Reuse this content Share on Messenger Support The Guardian … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we made the choice to keep our reporting open for all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford to pay.The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We hope you will consider supporting us today. We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Horse racing Glorious Goodwood Share on Twitterlast_img read more

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LB Recruit Dylan Jordan Expected To Make Decision After Nebraska Visit

first_imgNebraska football's game day balloon release.LINCOLN, NE – AUGUST 31: Nebraska fans release red balloons after the Nebraska Cornhuskers score their first points of the game against the Wyoming Cowboys at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)Kansas doesn’t have the reputation as a huge producer of football talent, which may be part of the reason that linebacker Dylan Jordan flew so far under the radar.Even so, as we approach National Signing Day, Jordan has seen things really ramp up in his recruitment as of late.Jordan only recently received rankings from 247Sports.He is a three-star recruit, and the No. 1073 player overall in the class of 2019.The site also has him listed at No. 74 among outside linebackers and No. 8 in Kansas.Those numbers may seem a bit low, given the programs that have come in to land him late in this cycle. Over the last two weekends, he has visited Utah and TCU.This weekend, Dylan Jordan will be making a trip to Nebraska football, as previously scheduled.He confirmed the trip after having Huskers head coach Scott Frost and defensive coordinator Erik Chinander in for a home visit.Thanks @HuskerFBNation for stopping by today! Excited to see campus this weekend on my OV!!?⚪️? #gbr #blackshirtnation— DJ3️⃣ (@thedylanjordan_) January 21, 2019On Monday, Jordan announced that he will make his announcement next Monday, after returning from Lincoln.I will be shutting down my recruitment a week from today at 5 p.m.! HUGE thanks to all the coaches that have recruited me! Excited to see what my future holds! #AGTG????— DJ3️⃣ (@thedylanjordan_) January 21, 2019That has to be good news for the Huskers, who will get the last shot to impress the linebacker. Other schools like Auburn, Kansas, and Kansas State were reportedly involved as well, but won’t be getting visits.last_img read more

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NCSC to Launch Series of Retirement Planning Seminars

first_img The National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) will be launching its second annual series of retirement planning seminars, at the Cardiff Hall Hotel in Runaway Bay, St. Ann, on Thursday, August 15, starting at 9:30 a.m.The seminars will be held islandwide from August 16 to 22, and will feature a number of presentations, intended to educate and assist persons to set and achieve realistic goals and objectives for the future.Themed: ‘Retirement is a process, not an Event – Be Prepared’, the seminars are aimed at encouraging persons in the informal sector of the society to start planning for their retirement years while working.“We are targeting persons in the informal sector, including farmers, dressmakers, tailors, hairdressers, vendors, musicians, housewives, domestic workers, landscapers and barbers. We have found  that the mass proportion of this group do not plan for their retirement, so we hope to create a change in behaviour with the sessions, so that these persons can start planning for their retirement,” Executive Director of the NCSC, Charmaine Muirhead told JIS News.She added that the seminars will also provide the appropriate platform for citizens to look at their lives, and see how best they can make them more meaningful, as they grow older.“We will be providing participants with relevant information that will allow them to shape their lives in a more positive manner, so that they will be able to face the future more confidently. We are targeting both the young and the old, because as soon as persons reach the age of 18 they should start planning for their retirement, so that they can enjoy it in a better manner,” she emphasised.Mrs. Muirhead is encouraging youngsters to educate themselves on all that they can do for their retirement years, because proper retirement planning involves choosing the best possible option, which should start as early as persons obtain their first job.She also implored persons who are approaching retirement to start getting ready, and for those who already have their retirement plans in place, to just endorse the event, and be aware of other existing options.Highlighting the theme, the Executive Director is also urging the target group, persons 18 to 55 years, to start contributing to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), so that they can reap the benefits in the future.She stressed that this is important, because as persons get older, they develop certain illnesses, and require various medications, that are sometimes very costly.“This can be less burdensome if the necessary plans are put in place now, which will guarantee ease of financial burden, health wise, among other benefits,” she said.For additional information on the seminars, persons can contact the nearest NIS parish office or the NCSC at 926-2374 or 906-9277-8. Youngsters encouraged to educate themselves on all that they can do for their retirement years Themed: ‘Retirement is a process, not an Event – Be Prepared’ Story Highlights The seminars will be held islandwide from August 16 to 22last_img read more

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Iraj Weeraratnes controversial new song under fire

The Sunday Leader contacted Iraj Weeraratne for a comment but the comment was not received by the time this newspaper went to press.Iraj has in recent times released music videos which have mostly drawn controversy and at the same time resulted in bringing his videos several hits.The music producer has however been accused of making videos with content termed as ‘sexual’ and not suitable for local television. (Colombo Gazette) Meanwhile actress and model Piumi Hansamali, who appears in the video as the young girl, said that the video is being unfairly attacked. She told The Sunday Leader the music video and the song is a nice love story and she saw nothing wrong in appearing on it.Piumi Hansamali also said that she has immense respect for Victor Ratnayake and even listens to his music.“This music video is not an attempt to sling mud at anyone,” she asserted. The actress also notes that she does not appear nude on the video and so there is nothing to be ashamed of since she feels she has done no wrong. Iraj’s new video seemed to give a different interpretation of Ratnayake’s personal life and it was not well received by senior local artistes or his family.Ratnayake’s son Jayantha Ratnayake told The Sunday Leader that the music video has been given publicity by ‘foolish’ electronic media and print media.He said he has no intention of making a comment on the video as he feels Iraj Weeraratne is not an artiste. In the music video, the family of the older man express outrage at their father deciding to marry a The concern is that the video looks at the personal life of Victor Ratnayake. The artiste had recently married a young girl and the story went viral on social media.The marriage between Victor Ratnayake and his young wife was not welcome by his family but Ratnayake defended his new found love. The video shows some sensual scenes between the man and girl as well as incidents seemingly related to a real life story.   The video has recorded over 1.8 million hits on YouTube but has also been the subject of an attack on social media. Iraj Weeraratne’s new song “Danuna” has drawn flak after it seemed to reflect the recent developments in the life of veteran artiste Victor Ratnayake.The music video shows an older man played by actor Wilson Karu falling in love with a young girl played by Piumi Hansamali after his wife passes away. read more

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Commentary Reds Indians managers produce same results with different styles

Courtesy of MCTBoth the Cleveland and Cincinnati baseball organizations have managers that are familiar with winning. Although the two men have different managing techniques, they both seem to know which buttons to push. Cleveland’s Terry Francona’s loose way of orchestrating seems to fit his team’s persona. On the other hand, Cincinnati’s Dusty Baker’s calm approach to guiding a team appears to work, but has not gotten his team over the hump to win a championship.It is not farfetched to believe the Indians can win a championship with Francona at the helm. The former Boston manager won two titles with the Red Sox, one where his team defeated the Tribe in the American League Championship Series before winning it all in 2007.With a little over half of his first season as the Tribe’s manager under his belt, Francona has seen a fair amount of success with his new team. The Indians are second in the division, trailing the Tigers by 2.5 games. In recent years, the Indians have been in this identical position leading up to the All-Star break, but then find themselves in the back of the pack by season’s end. With the way the season has gone so far, it’s looking more and more like Francona has a formula that will keep his team in the playoff race into September.Cleveland’s skipper has a bit of a loose approach when it comes to managing. He likes his players to have fun on the field, and his loose personality appears to be working well with the team’s character. An example of Francona’s easy going style came before the start of the season when the team took part in the nationwide craze of making a “Harlem Shake” dance video.Although Cleveland has gone through a few managers over the past ten seasons the Reds have not, as Baker is in his six straight year with the organization.Although some may want Baker out of Cincinnati, no one can complain about him leading his ball club to two division titles in the last three years. The Reds won their division both in 2010 and again in 2012. Before the 2010 season, the only time Cincinnati had won the central division was in 1995. That year also marks the last year the Reds made the playoffs prior to the Baker era. He has turned the franchise into a consistent playoff contender.As great as it is that Baker has won division titles in Cincinnati, the higher goal is to get deep into the playoffs and win a World Series. The last two playoff appearances for the Reds have been the opposite of that. In 2010, Cincinnati was swept in three games in the divisional series against Philadelphia. The 2012 squad had a 2-0 lead on San Francisco before losing the next three games at home in the divisional series. Baker has been an outstanding manager in regards to getting his teams to the playoffs, but the playoff appearances are short-lived.Baker’s managing style is mainly laid back and relaxed, though there are times where he gets intense and wears his emotions on his sleeve. How the squad is this season, he may have to be more forward than usual in order to get his team on a roll. This 2013 team appears to be the type needing a constant push, seeming to have no sense of urgency. During one of the club’s more recent hitting slumps, second baseman Brandon Phillips said they would eventually get out of it. Baker needs to be more assertive and tell his players that eventually is not good enough.Both managers have the makeup of bringing championships to their respective cities. With this being Francona’s first year in Cleveland, he has a couple seasons to prove himself. Baker does not have that luxury with this being his sixth year in Cincinnati.The rest of the season is important to both franchises and managers as each are making a playoff push. read more

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TubeStrike How people in London got to work and the funniest social

first_img Clapham Junction looks like a living nightmare  At least everyone is getting some fresh air…  At least we Brits know how to queueLook at that line! Stay clear from Liverpool Street #TubeStrike— Luize Lazdane (@luize_l) January 9, 2017  An endless line of walkers  Look how unhappy everyone is Loved the commuter taking to his scooter today along The Thames #TubeStrike— Nigel Bowles (@NigelBowles) January 9, 2017  Commuters trudged en masse to their jobs Clapham junction station was evacuated as commuters tried in vain to get to work.However, many have had a stiff upper lip about the transport woes they faced today. Clapham Junction is a very similar scene to when the Titanic is sinking & they’re trying to get everyone onto the lifeboats #TubeStrike #TfL— gabriella sylvia (@gabsylvia_) January 9, 2017  Look at all those people!  …full of Uber fumes Even comparing it to the Titanic  Who would have thought people would be so desperate to work on a Monday morning?  Some seemed to have quite a nice commute Grim humour has won the day on social media as people post pictures of their commute from hell.Got a particularly great picture of an unusual or horrifying London commute? Send it through to [email protected] you can have a relaxing stroll to work? Think again A sign of the chaos caused by the Tube strike that @SadiqKhan is supposed to be on Radio 4 now but is stuck in traffic #TubeStrike— Pippa Crerar (@PippaCrerar) January 9, 2017center_img Spare a thought for the tourists unable to get from Leicester Square to Covent Garden without the Piccadilly line 💔 #TubeStrike— Rupert Monkhouse (@pert1993) January 9, 2017 There will be huge commuting one-upmanship on display tomorrow.’You walked? I had to take a dolphin at Greenwich.”I swam.’#TubeStrike— Dan (@ThatConnArtist) January 8, 2017  And complained about it at length when they got to work  The trains in action are empty It’s not even 7am at Clapham Junction and I already feel like Simba in the stampede scene of The Lion King #TubeStrike #london— Aisling (@aislingroseg) January 9, 2017  Don’t forget the real victims of the strike  Some were quite melodramatic  Even our Mayor isn’t immune   As long as it’s not busy, you get a better view than on the tube Leicester Square is so full of Ubers this morning it’s like a Toyota Prius convention. #TubeStrike— Chris Parsons (@ChrisParsons274) January 9, 2017 Others took the whole thing in their stride 100’s of people queueing to get into Clapham Junction which is now exit only #london #trains #TubeStrike #BORING— Jodie Nicole (@jodie19lo) January 9, 2017 The tube strike has brought London to a halt as most stations in Zone 1 have no Underground services and the buses and streets are crammed with annoyed commuters and confused tourists.There was commuter chaos on Monday morning, with more expected at rush hour in the evening.  Sometimes living in London is such a treat… Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

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Armstrong facing deadline to decide on full USADA confession today

first_imgLANCE ARMSTRONG IS today facing a deadline to decide whether he will meet with US Anti-Doping Agency officials and talk with them under oath about what he knows about performance-enhancing drug use in cycling.The agency has said Armstrong’s cooperation in its clean-up effort is the only path open to Armstrong if his lifetime ban from sports it to be reduced.Armstrong has given mixed signals whether he plans to talk with USADA officials. Armstrong attorney Tim Herman previously suggested Armstrong would not meet with USADA before the agency’s original 6 February deadline. The two sides then agreed to give Armstrong another two weeks to work out an interview with investigators.Armstrong previously denied using performance-enhancing drugs, but in January admitted doping to win the Tour de France seven times.Professional table tennis player baffles opponent with this sick behind-the-back shotChange at the top for Manchester United as Alex Ferguson hails outgoing Gilllast_img read more

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Greek research scholarship

first_imgThe ANU (Canberra) and Friends of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens are offering a scholarship for a student or other scholar from the ACT to spend between two and 12 months working on a research project in Greece. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a local scholar whose research requires a period in Greece. The successful applicant can research in these five areas: the archaeology, history, and literature of Ancient Greece; Byzantine archaeology, history, and literature; post-Byzantine Greece; Modern Greek studies including history, literature, and art; areas of research providing assistance to the AIAA’s archaeological expedition to Greece. While the main purpose of the scholarship is to assist the recipient in conducting research in Greece, the Institute expects that the successful candidate will in turn assist the Institute by joining in activities in Greece. The basic grant shall be the equivalent of a return excursion airfare Canberra-Athens, plus a contribution up to a maximum of $4,000 towards living and research expenses. An applicant should have a university degree at Honours level, or equivalent. More senior scholars are not excluded provided they can show that research time in Greece is essential to their studies. To apply, contact AAIA on (02) 9351 4759 or visit The deadline for applications is 15 October. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Lumia Coffee Tab une tablette inspirée des Windows Phone de Nokia

first_imgLumia Coffee Tab : une tablette inspirée des Windows Phone de NokiaLes smartphones Lumia de Nokia ont inspiré à des graphistes l’idée d’une tablette tactile. Baptisée Lumia Coffee Tab, elle reprend la forme du Lumia 800 et fonctionne avec Windows 8. Un concept qui s’il était développé, rencontrerait sans aucun doute un certain succès.Des images d’une tablette baptisée Lumia Coffee Tab circulent sur la toile. Si la rumeur évoque depuis un moment la prochaine arrivée d’une tablette Nokia sur le marché, ces photos n’émanent pas de la firme finlandaise, mais de l’imagination de graphistes, qui se sont inspirés des Windows Phone Lumia pour donner naissance à une concept de tablette tactile.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Le terminal imaginé reprend les bases esthétiques du Lumia 800. Dotée d’un écran AMOLED 9.7 pouces d’une résolution 1280 x 800 pixels, la tablette embarquerait Windows 8. Elle serait équipée d’un processeur cadencé à 1.4GHz, de 512Mo de RAM, et offrirait de 16 Go de mémoire interne. Avec un capteur 8 megapixels au dos, et un autre frontal de 2 megapixels, mais aussi ses connectivités WiFi, Bluetooth et 3G : le concept de la Lumia Coffee Tab, présenté sur le site Mynokiablog, à de quoi séduire.Il nous donne une idée de ce que pourrait être la première tablette tactile de Nokia si la firme finlandaise entend, comme la rumeur l’affirme, se lancer à son tour sur le marché, pour l’heure dominé par Apple et Samsung.Le 13 février 2012 à 10:00 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Astronomers Finally Understand 170YearOld Stellar Eruption

first_img Data collected from the Gemini South telescope in Chile has shed light on a nearly-200-year-old stellar eruption.Gemini spectroscopy shows that ejected material from the blast was the fastest ever seen from a star that remained intact.Imagine traveling from Earth to the Moon in 20 seconds. That is how quickly material from the 170-year-old explosion scurried away from unstable star Eta Carinae, according to the Gemini Observatory.A team of astronomers—led by Nathan Smith of the University of Arizona and Armin Rest from the Space Telescope Science Institute—spent seven years studying the outburst.They were able to determine its degree of intensity by observing “light echoes” from the star and its surroundings.These so-called echoes occur when light from bright, short-lived events is reflected off dust clouds, which act as distant mirrors; like audio echoes, luminescence also returns with a delay (due to the finite speed of light).In the case of the Eta Carinae, that bright, short-lived event was a major flare-up of the star in the mid-1800s, during what is known as the “Great Eruption.”An artist’s conception of the expanding blast wave from Eta Carinae’s 1843 eruption (via Gemini Observatory/AURA/NSF/Lynette Cook)We’ve come a long way in terms of technological advancements since then. And scientists were able to use modern tools to decode light echoes from the 19th-century episode.“A light echo is the next best thing to time travel. That’s why [they] are so beautiful,” Smith said in a statement. “They give us a chance to unravel the mysteries of a rare stellar eruption that was witness 170 years ago, but using our modern telescopes and cameras.“This was a behemoth stellar explosion from a very rare monster star,” he added, “the likes of which has not happened since in our Milky Way.”Eta Carinae is a type of star known as a Luminous Blue Variable (LBV), located some 7,500 light years from Earth. One of the intrinsically brightest stars in our galaxy, it shines 5 million times brighter than our Sun, with a mass about 100 times greater.In its heyday, Eta Carinae was the second brightest star visible in the night sky, outshining every other burning ball of light in the galaxy.“We see these really high velocities all the time in supernova explosions where the star is obliterated,” Smith said, revealing that Eta Carinae’s miraculous survival led researchers into uncharted territory.“Something must have dumped a lot of energy into the star in a short amount of time,” he added.The most straightforward way to explain the situation, according to the group, is with an interaction of three stars—including a dramatic event where two merged into one monster astronomical object.Eta Carinae will likely undergo a true supernova explosion sometime in the next half-million years, the Observatory reported, suggesting that it could blow sooner rather than later.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Scientists Discover Possible Interstellar VisitorWater Vapor Detected on Potentially ‘Habitable’ Planet Stay on targetlast_img read more

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first_imgIncreased speed and security to help manage continuing passenger growthAbu Dhabi Airports announced it will deploy a new traveler document authentication system using boarding pass validation technology from air transport IT specialist, SITA. Airport iValidate will enhance security, accelerate passenger processing and reduce waiting times for passengers by automatically verifying all types of boarding passes, including mobile boarding passes and home-printed passes. The use of iValidate at Abu Dhabi International Airport will be the first deployment of the product in the Middle East.The airport’s Traveler Document Authentication System using SITA’s Airport iValidate ensures passengers are at the correct terminal and security checkpoint, and enables them to present their barcode boarding passes either on paper or on their mobile phones.  The data is automatically validated, checked for duplicates and cross-referenced against the Airport Operational Database and the airline’s Departure Control System. The information is then displayed to the security agent on an intuitive graphical user interface in a matter of seconds.Ahmad Al Haddabi, Chief Operations Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Deploying such an advanced technology is a further demonstration of Abu Dhabi Airports’ determination to use the very best the market has to offer. Effectively managing the balance between continuous passenger flow and stringent security measures is a fundamental part of our operations, and the task is even more important in view of our continued growth.“With this new technology verifying passenger documentation will be done quickly and efficiently, while at the same time improving the passenger experience. This is all part of our ongoing programme to deliver a smooth flowing airport that affords passengers sufficient comfort and time to enjoy all the facilities on offer.”Hani El-Assaad, President, Middle East, India and Africa, SITA, said: “It’s always a challenge to maintain the right balance between speed, efficiency and security. We also know that airports typically make around one-third of their revenue from retail, and there is a very clear correlation between moving passengers quickly through airport security and retail spend. SITA’s Airport iValidate is designed to work hand in hand with security at Abu Dhabi International to help them enhance the passenger experience.”The Airport iValidate system, which will be in place by June 2015, will include four security lanes with automatic gates, four mobile/paper boarding pass scanners and four hand-held wireless boarding pass scanners.The system will initially be deployed in Terminal 3 economy, followed by the Terminal 3 business area. It will also be implemented in both economy and business in Terminal 1. SITA on-site staff will support and maintain the Airport iValidate system, with the same stringent Service Level Agreements the company provides for other systems in the airport.SITA Source = SITAlast_img read more

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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah pioneers turtle rehabilitation sets an example for the

first_imgBurj Al Arab Jumeirah not only cuts a stunning silhouette against the skyline of the Emirate of Dubai, but the international luxury hospitality chain is also a pioneer in driving unique environmental changes. A case in point is the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) that they have undertaken, in collaboration with Dubai’s Wildlife Protection Office.Conceptualised and conceived in 2004, shortly after the Wildlife Protection Office was bombarded with rescue requests from members of the public, DTRP now has a team of seven working dedicatedly for turtle rehabilitation. The team receives regular veterinary assistance from Dubai Falcon Hospital and the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory and has released 1,700 turtles including Hawksbill, Green, Loggerhead and Olive Ridleys to the ocean. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has left no stone unturned in aiding the project and employs an animal husbandry team that is devoted to taking care of all the rescued turtles. These turtles are brought in by organisations focussed on turtle conservation and rehabilitation.  With only 8,000 nesting females across all seven species of marine turtles left worldwide, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has undertaken a task which not many would dare to. No wonder then, the DTRP is the only committed rehabilitation project in all of the Middle East and the Red Sea region. To drive home a wholesome project, the team also encourages interested hotel guests to take part in turtle feeding, learning about turtles and indigenous fishes from the lagoon’s discovery trail and observation island. Children from primary and secondary schools are also given educational tours of the facility. Gerhard Beukes, Director of Aquarium Operations and Animal Husbandry, The Aquarium & Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah expressed, “As a global hospitality brand, our primary business goal is to multiply occupancy rates across our properties, however, we must also have the bandwidth to measure and control the impact that heavy tourist inflow might cause on the neighbouring environment.  Further, we should appoint dedicated teams to design plans for safeguarding the local communities wherein we operate and also collaborate for environmental projects to ensure a healthy ecosystem.Alongside undertaking initiatives, educating and training each staff, employees, stakeholders and even tourists about the pressing issues concerning our sustenance is mandatory. We must also set examples with our result driven activities and encourage others to be environmentally conscious individuals and entities.”In fact, DTRP is not the only project undertaken by Burj Al Arab towards its goal of attaining sustainable tourism. Jumeirah Saadiyet Island resort provides complimentary reusable plastic bottles to all guests, encourages them to refill locally-filtered water and serves water in glass bottles, thereby completely eliminating single-use plastic items. In the era of a global tourism boom, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has turned over a green leaf and remains committed to being leaders in ecotourism with a focus on reducing its overall carbon footprint, optimising the use of natural resources and sustaining the quality of natural, built and cultural environment.last_img read more

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the usual condemnations are made, Uber isn’t yet aware of any identify theft or other foul play as a result of the breach.

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there is nothing on record to show that any such embezzlement was committed by S S Boparai. For all the latest Sports News,was initially scheduled to include performances in Gurgaon,pasted across its walls and even the logo bears it.and most importantly seeing each other face-to-face. A monthly eventChai Community promises to get a variety of art forms such as musicdancefilmsvisual art and photography under one roof All this while munching on bites created by chefs from the city The first editionwith an entry fee of Rs 100will feature a screening of two short filmsTyus Company and The TigersTheyre All Dead by Reema Sengupta The first is a dystopian shortwhere the online world is the only world known to humanitybecause of living in constant fear of a looming bio-terrorism threat The second is a satirical comedy about an apathetic city that has faced too many tragedies to care about their last tiger who is found dead in its enclosure Music for the night will be courtesy Titaniuma band comprising two talented 14 year-oldsa drum circle conducted by Anand Bhagat and an acoustic set by Ayush Shrestha and Vivaan Kapoor The event will end with a talk by Neeti Mohan of Aasma famewho will share the ups and downs of her singing career Food for the afternoon has been organised by Amrita Ranawho runs Life Ki Recipea home based pantry that sells artisanal jamsspreads and sandwiches And there is free chai of course [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Meenakshi Iyer | Published: October 7 2013 4:14 am Related News The striking resemblance to the international coffee chains name may have played some role in its popularitybut SattarBuksha Karachi-based café is also generating interest for its tongue-in-cheek approach towards everything they do at the cafe Within a month of its openingthe owners of the cafe were slapped with a legal notice from the coffee giant Starbucksbut Communication Partner Khizra Munir insists that the namelike the food was meant to be quirky and funny The name SattarBuksh is an intended pun Its a very familiar name in Pakistanand it honestly started as a joke? download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Kriti Sonali | Los Angeles | Updated: July 13,s sovereignty. ironically, The fate of Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and the foreign minister of India will, The objective of this collective is to unite the people.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that his government fared well in the first six months amid challenges from various corners since it came to power after receiving a strong mandate in March Australia are 192 for the loss of two wickets after 53 overs 1355 hrs IST:? A wicket for India A after conceding 250 runs. “Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was eager to host the legendary singer and accordingly we wrote to Ghulam Ali urging him to perform here. while Cameron McEvoy is a gold medal contender in the? He was the first person I contacted after announcing the Punjabi Prison Match.We are in contact all the time and he is one of my role models and I want to follow his footsteps” Mahal said Whether he does go on to become one of the greats of the game only time will tell but for now with Khali’s help Mahal is surely on the top of the ladder For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Satish Jha | Ahmedabad | Published: February 16 2017 5:55 am Top News A non-resident Indian couple from London allegedly got their 11-year-old adopted son killed to claim life insurance worth Rs 13 crore the Gujarat police said Gopal Sejani died on Monday at a Rajkot hospital days after he was kidnapped and stabbed The police said that the couple Kanwaljitsinh Raizada 28 and Aarti Loknath Dhar 53 had plotted the murder along with Nitish Mund about two years ago The three have been booked for murder attempt to murder and kidnapping Watch What Else Is Making News “The FIR has been filed against three persons including the London-based couple We are interrogating Mund to find out more evidence before we go ahead with the procedure to extradite the couple” police inspector A V Tilva who is investigating the case told The Indian Express “Our primary investigation suggests they purchased life insurance cover and all of them bore the cost equally’’ He said that Mund was arrested Monday and remanded in six-day police custody Mund is learnt to have told the police about the couple’s contract marriage Raizada is from Maliya in Junagadh where Sejani lived with his sister and brother-in-law Harsukh Patel after his father died and mother remarried Sejani was one of his six siblings Junagadh Superintendent of Police Nilesh Jajadia told The Indian Express that Patel had adopted Sejani a few years ago Mund an NRI from Punjab who lives in Rajkot initiated Sejani’s adoption for the couple in 2015 Mund had lived as a tenant at Dhar’s apartment in London Jajadia said that the couple notarised an adoption deed in July 2015 “The next month they purchased the insurance (in the boy’s name) and paid the (Rs 13 lakh) premium Their plan was to eliminate him after a year so that they could claim the insurance’’ he said “But Sejani’s passport could not be made since the adoption procedures had not been followed’’ he said He added that they had to pay the second premium of Rs 13 lakh Jajadia said that the three waited until February 9 when two men whom Mund had hired attacked Sejani and Patel “We have only basic details of the case as of now But all the evidence and statement of Mund suggest that he was murdered for the insurance money’’ Jajadia said that the couple had not followed the adoption procedure at all “We do not have much of the evidence as of today but prima facie it seems that the adoption was merely to lure Sejani’s legal guardian’’ Sejani was picked up on February 9 while he was on his way back to his village along with Patel one Mahadev and Mund The boy was stabbed multiple times and left to die along a highway in Keshod An auto-rickshaw driver found Sejani and took him to a Keshod hospital before he was shifted to Rajkot Jajadia said that Raizada’s father Mahendra knew Patel “When Mahendra told Patel about the adoption plan Patel readily agreed for better prospects for the boy Mahendra has been cooperating with the investigation and it is he who gave us the so-called adoption deeds” For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mohali | Published: April 24 2017 8:14 am Top News A PATIALA police team’s raid at an apartment in Sector 105 ended in a fatality when the 35-year-old man under investigation fell to his death from his eighth floor flat Relatives of the man Tejinder Pal Singh alias Teji Baba alleged that he was pushed from the balcony by the raiding team Family members said the men who were not in police uniform had a scuffle with Teji Patiala police chief B Bhupati denied the allegations and said that Teji was escaping arrest The SSP alleged Teji had been supplying weapons to the gangsters and he was wanted by the district police Teji Baba a resident of Fatehgarh Churian town had shifted to 804 Tower 3 of Emaar MGF society last December and was living there with his two children and wife According to information available the incident happened around 1215 pm when four men in plain clothes entered the apartment Kulwinder Singh a security guard told Chandigarh Newsline that four men came in a white Swift Dzire car and told them that they wanted to meet the occupants of the flat Paramjit Singh another security guard said at first the security staff did not allow the four men to go inside Then one of them showed his ID card and also agreed to make an entry in the register The man did not mention his name and only wrote that he was an Assistant Sub-Inspector from CIA staff Patiala and wrote the registration number of their vehicle and refused to write his phone number and name After making the entry all four men went to the eight floor in a lift There Teji’s father Amrik Singh who was visiting the family said that the men entered his house and asked his son to come out He said that he requested the visitors to sit in the drawing room and served them water “While they were drinking water my son also came in the drawing room The men sitting in the room suddenly became infuriated and started abusing my son and they also had a scuffle with him following which my son fled into another room Then my grandson who was playing in the society compound came running upstairs and told me that his father was lying on the ground” Amrik Sigh told Chandigarh Newsline The samll room into which his father said Teji fled has an opening to the balcony Baljeet Singh a relative of Teji who reached the apartment five or 10 minutes after the incident alleged that Teji had locked himself inside the room and the police personnel broke the lock and entered the room where they had a scuffle with Teji following which they pushed him from the balcony Baljeet Singh who had summoned other friends and family members to the spot also alleged that when they asked the security guards who the men were the guards did not show them the register at first Only after they had roughed one of the guards that the register was shown to them Baljeet said the entry only said ASI and mentioned no name or phone number though it did mention that the team was from CIA Patiala and also gave a vehicle number He said by the time he found out the Patiala CIA team had already driven out of the housing complex Teji was taken to Fortis hospital in Phase 8 where he was declared brought dead For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Soli J Sorabjee | Published: May 20 2012 2:36 am Related News Mindless cartoon controversy Bombayites eagerly looked forward to seeing R K Laxmans cartoons on the front page of The Times of India His cartoons ranged from the common man to the Prime Ministerministers and public personalities Indira with a long crooked noseShastri as a diminutive sparrow and an army general after the bashing we got from the Chinese in 1962 was depicted as a battered boxer in the boxing ring No one took offencethere was no public outrage Rational people understand that cartoons enliven the dull monotony of our every day lives and make the reader smilefrownor simply laugh It is good to look at ourselves and our institutions in their comic aspects and not to take ourselves too seriously Prof Mushirul Hasans fascinating bookWit and Wisdom: Pickings from the Parsee Punchmentions that Parsee Punch was published in July 1854 and was the only illustrated comic weekly paper in the Bombay Presidency It contained 12 pages of cartoons which poked fun at the British ruling class and political leaders of the times both in India and in the UK The cartoons were taken in the right spirit No cartoonist or editor or journalist was jailed The US Library of Congress has one of the worlds largest collections of cartoons There is a famous book containing cartoons of lawyers who are not always portrayed in a flattering manner but mercifully no lawyer so far has gone on strike I have critically seen the cartoon made in 1969 Significantly neither Nehru nor Amedkar objected There is nothing objectionable at all if you see the cartoon along with the text which indeed is appreciative of the arduous task entrusted to Dr Ambedkar of framing Free Indias constitution At the worstit conveys that Nehru was impatient with the slow process of constitution making and urged Ambedkar to speed up the process The most disappointing aspect of the cartoon episode is that Minister Kapil Sibala cultured broad-minded persontendered an apology which was not required and thereby indirectly put an imprimatur on the intolerant demands of certain groups for deletion of cartoons What has come over us Have we completely lost the faculty of humour And remember that a person without humour is one without a sense of proportion What is most worrying is the underlying intolerant mindset Anything critical or unpalatable has to be banned The entire episode about deletion of the cartoon and setting up a so-called expert committee to decide about further deletions of cartoons is a crude onslaught on the freedom of expression by yielding to the sentiments of hypersensitive people who perceive hurt and insult where none exists nor is intended Dr Ambedkara true liberalin whose memory these actions are taken would have strongly disapproved of them Baba sahibthou shouldst have been living at this hourIndia has need of thee Jazz on the world scene The Italian National Commission for UNESCO decided to dedicate a day to jazzWorld Jazz Day It was originally to be on April 13 Howeverit was extended to May 14 to mark the performance in Delhi of the Italian Paolo Fresu 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For all the latest Entertainment News,” Surat was super special! BJP 22 seats,and the Congress wouldn’t win a singleseat It alsocautioned the outcome for the BJP and AAP could vary by up to 6 seats AAP’s Yogendra Yadav a former psephologist said he believed the party would end up winning atwo-third majority in the assembly "We are ahead but by a much bigger margin (than what the exit polls say) My sense is that we are headed for a two-third majority We are looking at 50 plus seats" Yadav told CNN-IBN Yadav credited the AAP’s ‘solid organisational work’ for what is expected to be the party’s showing However speaking on another debate Yadav cautioned that it may be premature to celebrate "It’s only exit polls and it isn’t the final result And we can’t write off Modi" he said Yadav claimed that the BJP was perceived to have been running away from the election and ithad proved to be itsundoing "There have been a series of negativities from the BJP.BJP forgot the lesson of its own We ran a positive campaign and they kept attacking us" Yadav said The exit polls also predict a sharp rise in the vote share for the AAP in this election Here’s how the parties did in 2013: The ABP Nielsen poll predicts the AAP winning 41 per of the vote share while the BJP is expected to win 37 percent The Congress is down to 15 percent The India Today – Cicero Exit poll has predicted the AAP will finish with 42 percent of the voteshare BJP with 36 percent and Congress with 15 percent The C-Voter survey predicted a 43 percent vote share for the AAP 40 percent for the BJP and 11 percent for the Congress There was alsoone exit poll that ran contrary to every other one The Datamineria exit poll predicted a hung Assembly with 35 seats for the BJP 31 for AAP and 4 for the Congress It’s perhaps the exit poll we can expect the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate to tout the most as she waits for the results to be declared on 10 February Bedi put up a brave face as the first set of exit poll results came in and rejecting it thanked the BJP for reposing faith in her "I am sure the results would change if the surveys take into account voting post 3 PM They are incomplete as the turn out from 3 PM to 6 PM has not been included Then the verdict may go in BJP’s favour" she said The former IPS official also said that she would take ‘full responsibility’ if the party lost Others like party spokesperson Sambit Patra were equally quick to dismiss the exit polls But they werea little less optimistic than Bedi "The party will have to do some introspection" Patra said on a debate on Headlines Today a majority of the Delhi electorate is willing to give AAP and its chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal a second chance at governing the national capital. except in the stray case of the EMTA JV with a Karnataka PSU, has been indicted. The ordinance was cleared by Union Cabinet on December 29 and had got Presidential assent on December 31. police resorted to mild lathicharge. it might turn out to be a serious three-cornered contest. It’s been rumoured that talks are on among the BJP.

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