Murray, Del Potro set up French Open blockbuster

first_imgLATEST STORIES Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Scot beat Del Potro in a marathon Olympic final in 2016 before the Argentine, now 30 in the world, gained his revenge with a come-from-behind win in five sets in the Davis Cup semi-final.“It will be very tough. Juan Martin is playing a lot better than his ranking,” said Murray as he looked ahead to Saturday’s clash.Del Potro, no stranger to injury after a career-long battle with wrist problems, made the third round after Almagro quit in tears during the third set with a left knee injury.In a moving conclusion on Court Two, Del Potro sat next to a sobbing Almagro, offering him water while trying to to console the heartbroken 31-year-old.Del Potro had also gone to the Spaniard’s aid when he had collapsed at the back of the court, weeping, just moments earlier.ADVERTISEMENT Nick Kyrgios’s Australian Open ended in a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 loss to big-serving Kevin Anderson of South Africa.Anderson, ranked at 56 in the world, made the most of the 18th-seeded Australian’s 42 unforced errors to progress.Unseeded 21-year-old Karen Khachanov of Russia continued his impressive debut, beating Czech 13th seed Tomas Berdych, a semi-finalist seven years ago, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4.In the women’s event, Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova and third-seeded Simona Halep of Romania, both firm women’s title favourites after the first round exit of world number one Angelique Kerber, went through.Pliskova, 25, reached the third round for the first time at the seventh attempt but had to fight to see off Russian world 86 Ekaterina Alexandrova, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.Halep, the 2014 runner-up, cruised to a 6-4, 6-3 win over Germany’s Tatjana Maria.However, crowd favourite Eugenie Bouchard’s struggles continued with a 6-3, 6-0 loss to Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova.Fifth seed Elina Svitolina, a quarter-finalist in 2015 and recent Rome champion, fought back to beat Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova, a quarter-finalist last year, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska, seeded nine, saw off Belgian qualifier Alison Van Uytvanck 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-3. Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1 Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Britain’s Andy Murray (L) shakes hands with Slovakia’s Martin Klizan after winning their tennis match at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on June 1, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel BONAVENTUREWorld number one Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry.Murray, the 2016 runner-up, reached the third round with a bruising 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia.ADVERTISEMENT Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIVcenter_img BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast ‘Heart first’“I tried to find good words for him at that moment. I say to him, try to be calm. Try to think about his family, his baby,” said Del Potro.“Sometimes the heart is first more than the tennis match.”Del Potro, 28, had taken the first set 6-3 before Almagro claimed the next by the same score.They were locked at 1-1 in the third when Almagro quit.Del Potro also suffered an injury scare himself when he pulled up, holding his left groin in the second set.Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 champion, reached the last 32 for the 10th time with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 7-5 win over Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine.Wawrinka will face Italy’s Fabio Fognini for a place in the fourth round.Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori routed France’s Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) and set up a rare all-Asian clash with South Korean Hyeon Chung.Chung, the 21-year-old world number 67, followed up his first round win over US 27th seed Sam Querrey with a 6-1, 7-5, 6-1 victory against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Del Potro, playing in Paris for the first time in five years, went through after Nicolas Almagro retired in tears with a knee injury.The giant Argentine was immediately hailed for his sportsmanship when he embraced and consoled the sobbing, stricken Spaniard courtside.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutOut on Suzanne Lenglen court, world number 50 Klizan smashed 57 winners but 67 unforced errors as his all-or-nothing game proved in vain against top seed Murray.“I expected a tough match. Martin goes for his shots, he can hit winners with that forehand from anywhere on the court,” said Murray. View comments Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READlast_img read more

Son Of Legendary NFL Player Is Pursuing A Transfer

first_imgA solo shot of Ray Lewis.CHARLOTTE, NC – NOVEMBER 02: ESPN personality Ray Lewis watches warmups before the game between the Carolina Panthers and the Indianapolis Colts at Bank of America Stadium on November 2, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)For most former two-star recruits entering the NCAA transfer portal, the announcement may go a little under the radar. But when the player in question is the son of one of the greatest NFL players of all-time, it’s going to get some extra notice.According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, UCF defensive back Rahsaan Lewis has decided to leave the Knights and enter the transfer portal. Rahsaan Lewis is the son of Hall of Fame NFL linebacker Ray Lewis.Rahsaan comes from a big family of football players as well. His brother Ray Lewis III played for Miami (FL) and Coastal Carolina, while his other brother Rayshad played for Utah State and Maryland.Lewis had four tackles in two games for the Knights last season.Ray Lewis’ son, Central Florida defensive back Rahsaan Lewis, has entered NCAA transfer portal and intends to transfer, according to a source— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 24, 2019Rahsaan was only a two-star prospect coming out of high school last year.Given his father’s ties to the cities of Baltimore and Miami, any school in one of those areas would certainly be worth keeping an eye on as a potential destination.Ray Lewis was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018 following a 16-year career that included 13 Pro Bowls, ten All-Pro selections, and two Super Bowl wins. He was a two-time Defensive Player of the Year and the MVP of Super Bowl XXXV.last_img read more

Exclusive: Huawei to launch its first pop-up camera phone in India this month, will be priced under Rs 20,000

first_img Sanket Vijayasarathy New DelhiJuly 18, 2019UPDATED: July 20, 2019 11:43 IST HIGHLIGHTSHuawei will launch its first pop-up camera phone in India this month.The upcoming Huawei phone will be priced under Rs 20,000.Huawei may launch the P Smart Z or Y9 Prime 2019 in India.Huawei will launch its first pop-up camera smartphone in India this month, industry sources have told India Today Tech. We have also learnt that the upcoming Huawei smartphone will be priced in the sub-Rs 20,000. While the name of the smartphone has not been revealed to us, it seems highly possible that we are looking at the Huawei P Smart Z, which is the company’s first smartphone with a pop-up camera that went official in Italy back in May.Update: Huawei India has started teasing the launch of its upcoming pop-up camera phone, revealing that it will be part of the Huawei Y-series, which leads us to believe the company will launch the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) in India soon.The upcoming Huawei smartphone will look to take on the likes of Realme X, which also brings a pop-up selfie camera under Rs 20,000. In fact, a lot of brands including Vivo and Xiaomi have launched affordable mid-range smartphones with a pop-up camera, and it only makes sense for Huawei to join the current trend.As of now, the details surrounding the upcoming Huawei phone are slim, but industry sources have told us that the smartphone will launch by the end of July and will look to target millennials who are looking for the latest trends in smartphone technology.Huawei currently has the Huawei P Smart Z and Y9 Prime (2019) phones that offer a pop-up selfie camera. Unless the company has a brand new phone that it plans to launch for the first time in India, it seems that the P Smart Z or Y9 Prime (2019) will be coming to India.advertisementTo recall, the P Smart Z sports a 6.59-inch FHD+ LCD display and offers a 3D curved panel with a Pixel-like dual tone design. The P Smart Z is powered by a Kirin 710F chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with support for storage expandability up to 512GB.The Huawei P Smart Z features a dual rear camera setup that consists of a 16MP primary camera and 2MP depth camera. The pop-up mechanism houses a 16MP selfie camera with AI features for both the front and back. The Huawei P Smart Z runs on Android Pie with EMUI 9.0 on top. The handset packs a 4,000mAh battery and supports a Type-C port.The Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) is almost identical to the P Smart Z with the only major difference being the former comes with a triple rear camera setup that includes an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor.ALSO READ | Huawei P Smart Z goes official with pop-up camera at an affordable priceGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySanket Vijayasarathy Tags :Follow HuaweiFollow Huawei P Smart Z Exclusive: Huawei to launch its first pop-up camera phone in India this month, will be priced under Rs 20,000Huawei will launch its first pop-up camera smartphone in India this month, industry sources have told India Today Tech. The upcoming Huawei phone will be priced under Rs 20,000.advertisementlast_img read more

Lexposition sur Anne Frank se déplace à Halifax

first_imgEnviron 11 000 personnes, dont plus de 8 000 élèves, se sont rendues à Victoria Park, à Sydney, au cours du dernier mois afin visiter une exposition qui reflète les horreurs de la haine et de la discrimination. La Commission des droits de la personne de la Nouvelle-Écosse a terminé la présentation au Cap-Breton de l’exposition Le monde d’Anne Frank : 1929 à 1945 le dimanche 15 octobre. Cette exposition, qui est prêtée par le Anne Frank Center de New York, a été déplacée à Halifax, où elle sera présentée à compter d’aujourd’hui 24 octobre au Musée d’histoire naturelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse. « Nous sommes très heureux de la participation à Sydney », a déclaré Michael Noonan, directeur général par intérim de la Commission des droits de la personne. « Cinquante-huit écoles du Cap-Breton ont profité de cette occasion pour explorer les récits d’Anne, les photos historiques des années 1929 à 1945, ainsi que les panneaux que la Commission a préparés spécialement pour cette exposition en Nouvelle-Écosse. Nous avons maintenant hâte de partager ces messages importants avec les gens des autres régions de la Nouvelle-Écosse. » Anne Frank avait 13 ans lorsqu’elle et sept autres Juifs se sont cachés dans une annexe secrète située au-dessus du bureau de son père à Amsterdam pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Son journal, découvert après l’incursion des autorités allemandes, raconte en détail les deux années passées par le groupe dans cet espace restreint. Cette exposition itinérante a été élaborée en son honneur par la Anne Frank Foundation d’Amsterdam et est commanditée, aux États-Unis et au Canada, par le Anne Frank Center USA, Inc., situé à New York. « Il s’agit d’une représentation puissante de l’impact du préjudice, de la discrimination et du génocide. Certaines parties du contenu peuvent être considérées explicites, et c’est pourquoi le contexte est si important », affirme M. Noonan. « Mais l’exposition représente également l’espoir et est un témoignage de la responsabilité personnelle de chacun et chacune pour s’assurer que la haine ne diminue pas nos communautés. » Janet Maltby, directrice du Musée d’histoire naturelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse, a souligné que de nombreux groupes scolaires d’autres régions de la province prévoient déjà un voyage à Halifax. « Les visites scolaires permettent aux élèves et aux enseignants de vraiment explorer les questions complexes des droits de la personne et d’en discuter », soutient Mme Maltby. Toutefois, les élèves ne seront pas les seuls à pouvoir réfléchir aux répercussions modernes des enjeux sempiternels. « Le Musée, en partenariat avec l’Atlantic Jewish Council, organisera également une série de conférences les mercredis soirs en novembre, conjointement avec cette exposition », a souligné Mme Maltby. « Cette importante série de présentations, de lectures et de présentations de films offrira aux visiteurs du musée l’occasion de réfléchir aux enjeux présentés dans l’exposition. » « Il s’agit de l’occasion idéale pour les Néo-Écossais et Néo-Écossaises de comprendre le rôle important que chacun d’entre nous joue afin de rendre notre monde encore meilleur », a déclaré Jim Spatz, président de Southwest Properties, commanditaire de l’exposition à Halifax. « Southwest Properties est très heureuse de pouvoir apporter cette histoire en Nouvelle-Écosse et de participer à la promotion de discussions sur les droits de la personne. » L’exposition Le monde d’Anne Frank : 1929 à 1945, sera présentée au Musée d’histoire naturelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse jusqu’au 28 janvier 2007. Pour plus d’information sur l’exposition, consultez le site www.gov.ns.ca/humanrights/annefrank. Pour plus d’information sur tous les événements qui ont lieu au musée, consultez le site http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh .last_img read more

United Left wins all key posts in JNUSU polls

first_imgNew Delhi: As expected the Left alliance has once again secured an emphatic victory in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) polls. The Left alliance comprising of AISA, SFI, AISF and DSF, has bagged all four seats of Central Panel Posts– president, vice-president, general secretary, and joint secretary – making this the fourth consecutive win for the Left.Aishe Ghosh of Students’ Federation of India (SFI), a left ally, has been elected president of JNU with 2,313 votes while the ABVP contestant for the same post, Manish Jangid, managed 1,128 votes. For the post of vice president, Democratic Students’ Federation’s (DSF), Saket Moon, got 3,365 votes while Shruti Agnihotri secured 1,335 votes. The post of General Secretary was bagged by Satish Chandra Yadav of All India Students’ Association (AISA) with 2,518 votes; on the other hand, Sabareesh PA got 1,355 votes.last_img read more

Trudeau weighing options on Quebec facecovering bill after court challenge

first_imgDANANG, Vietnam – In the wake of a court challenge against a controversial Quebec law banning people from wearing face coverings while giving or receiving public services, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is actively studying ways in which it might also weigh in.Trudeau’s remarks on Quebec’s Bill 62 are the strongest indication he’s given yet about the federal government’s position on the law, which has been widely panned across the country for perceived discrimination against Muslim women.Two groups filed a lawsuit in the province this week claiming the bill is unconstitutional and discriminates against an already marginalized population.The Quebec government has defended the law on the grounds that it is in line with the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and ensures security for all.Speaking in Vietnam, Trudeau offered his first remarks on the bill since the court challenge was launched.He says the government is mulling ways in which it could potentially take action against the legislation.“We’re looking at Bill 62 carefully, we’re listening to the questions being asked about it and we’re in the process of studying, internally, the different processes we could initiate or with whom we could join,” Trudeau said. “But we will continue to reflect and to work on it.”He also reiterated his commitment to upholding the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as concerns about the appropriateness of legislating women’s apparel.“I think I’ve been very clear that I don’t think a government should be legislating what a woman should or shouldn’t be wearing. I don’t think that’s something that is right for Canada,” he said. “I will always defend the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and as for next steps, we’re watching the situation as it unfolds and reflecting on what those steps might or could be.”Trudeau had initially stayed mum on the bill when it was first passed last month, saying efforts to fight it should come from citizens rather than higher orders of government.But days later, as the Quebec government attempted to clear up confusion around how the bill would be applied, Trudeau opened the door to stronger federal action by saying he would “stand up for individual rights” and saying Ottawa was looking at what tools it has at its disposal.Options include waiting for an individual to challenge the constitutionality of the law and then intervene in the court case. The government could also pre-empt a lengthy legal battle by referring the law to the Supreme Court for advice on its constitutionality, or help finance a procedure through the court challenges program, which Trudeau reinstated to help fund individuals or groups who initiate cases involving charter rights and freedoms.Earlier this week, the National Conucnil of Canadian Muslims and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association filed a challenge against Bill 62 in Quebec Superior court.The court challenge states that the face-veil law “gravely infringes” the religious and equality rights of certain Muslim women in the province.The court challenge takes direct aim at the section of the law that forces public sector employees and private citizens to have their face uncovered when giving or receiving public services. The ban extends to attending class in one of Quebec’s public educational institutions or boarding a public transit vehicle in the province, though the law states people are free to don face coverings again once they have shown identification.Ihsaan Gardee, executive-director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims, has said the law is clearly aimed at Muslim women who wear a face veil.“Our legal challenge targets the heart of what this law really is: a discriminatory, unconstitutional and unnecessary piece of legislation that excludes and stigmatizes an already marginalized and vulnerable minority of women and, by extension, the larger Quebec Muslim community,” he said.Premier Philippe Couillard has commented on the challenge by saying, “We deliberately wrote a bill that respects the charters and we’re very comfortable with that.”—With files by Michelle McQuigge in Toronto.last_img read more

American Family gets a taste of Morocco without leaving its living

first_imgCasablanca- Traveling is one of the most efficient ways to experience and understand cultural differences and similarities, but a trip overseas can raise financial and logistic concerns especially for big families. An American family decided to overcome these challenges and immerse in Moroccan culture without having to leave the living room.Jennifer Cooper and her husband Dave want their children to learn about and understand foreign cultures. The family is aware of the pivotal role of traveling in exploring the world’s cultural diversity. Mrs Cooper said, “There’s no better education than the experiences you have while traveling. The immersive experience helps us connect what we read in books with the real world. We meet people, experience new sights, smells, sounds and gain an appreciation not just for how others live, but how we live as well.” Jennifer wishesshecould travel more as a family, “but it’s super expensive, the plane rides are long and the amount of scheduling it requires can be too much to handle.”, she added.Hence the idea of taking a trip to another country without ever leaving the living room came to her mind.The family adventure started with lessons in Geography, involving the kids in locating Morocco on the map. Later, they brought changes into their house to depict Morocco’s interior design. Coopers prepared and tasted Couscous, which is one of Morocco’s famous dishes, Harira soup, as well as meatballs known as Kofta and other local  meals. The family infused its living room with traditional Moroccan style, sitting on mats in a charm that breaths the atmosphere of Marrakech with rugs and lamps.During the 4 minute YouTube video, the kids showed great joy while helping their mother to decorate the room as to mirror the setting of  Morocco’s traditional life style. They liked the taste of some meals. Jennifer taught her children to avoid judging the taste of food as that may hurt feelings of others who are culturally different.  “if you don’t like it , don’t  eat it,” she said. “Food is something that connects us all. We all need to eat, right?  Food makes this adventure memorable and encourages the kids to think beyond pizza, hot dogs and cheesy macaroni”, Jennifer noted.She said that she loved the adventure because it requires kids and parents to use their imaginations. “It doesn’t require parents to be an expert in a country or culture. Instead, it’s something kids and parents can learn about together”, Mrs. Cooper went on to explain.Jennifer Cooper is a blogger who lives in Baltimore with her husband Dave – photographer – and their two children. Passionate about family life, she created “Adventures in Learning” through the PBS website, “a family-produced blog and video series that encourages parents to spend meaningful time with their children while sneaking in some learning.” © Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributedlast_img read more

More talks held in attempt to settle estate wage issue

However Ganesan, Digambaram and Radhakrishnan and several trade unions have refused to back the agreement. (Colombo Gazette) More discussions were held today in an attempt to settle the estate wage issue.The discussion took place between the Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake and a group of Ministers representing the plantation communities. Ganesan, Digambaram and Radhakrishnan are demanding Rs. 1000 as the daily basic wage for plantation workers. Ministers Mano Ganesan, Palani Digambaram and Velusami Radhakrishnan were among those who attended the meeting. Plantation trade unions recently signed a collective agreement with plantation companies agreeing to Rs. 700 as the daily wage.In addition, the price share supplement which is given to employees from the earnings of the company by selling tea, was also agreed to be increased from Rs 30 to Rs 50. read more

Schneider Electric brings access to realtime information whenever and wherever it is

first_imgSchneider Electric, global specialist in energy management and automation, has launched Vijeo 360, an innovative augmented reality software application for mobile devices that uses the device’s camera to recognize cabinets and machines and then superimpose real-time data and virtual objects onto them, giving operators and technicians immediate access to relevant information.The benefits of leveraging this state-of-the-art AR technology in the field or the plant include:•       Reduced downtime. Operators can open the electrical cabinet doors virtually and at no risk to themselves or the process•       Quicker maintenance. Technicians can find information faster, with immediate access in the field to user manuals, instructions, diagrams, etc.“Engineers who work on transformers that distribute electricity often spend up to half their time searching for technical data in assorted software, databases, activity logs, and even old-fashioned filing cabinets,” says Alain Dedieu, Senior VP Industrial Control & Drives, Schneider Electric. “Vijeo 360, an augmented reality system, gives engineers instant access to the information they seek.” Early results from China suggest augmented reality “can slash the amount of time engineers spend looking for information to about one tenth of current levels.”Vijeo 360 can be utilized in a variety of applications:•       In front of a machine – it offers immediate access to relevant information in the field in real time•       In front of an electrical cabinet – it can “open” electrical cabinet doors virtually•       Inside and outside an industrial site – it delivers simultaneous views of reality and data to mobile devices.The Vijeo 360’s interface gives access to information like labels, process variables, SQL database, open documents, open electrical diagrams, open web pages, instructions, notes, and play videos.The offering is strictly customized by Schneider Electric’s experts who identify individual customer requirements and then develop the custom augmented reality applications accordingly.The plug-and-play architecture works on tablets (currently iOS®, with Android™ and Windows® versions in progress), and provides access to PLCs (Schneider Electric and competitors) via all architecture systems, as well as to SQL databases.By providing immediate availability to important and relevant information in the field, Vijeo 360 increases efficiency and reduces time and cost of operations and maintenance.last_img read more

Stock market probe dropped after 13 years

first_imgThirteen years after a judicial investigation into a stock market bubble began, the case was dropped this week after judges at Athens’s criminal appeals court decided that there was not enough evidence to convict 42 suspects of manipulating share prices and causing investors to lose millions in the late 1990s.The suspects’ trial began on April 15 but numerous legal efforts had proceeded it, starting with the initial charges issued by prosecutor Dimitris Asprogerakas in 2000.At one stage, the investigation was assigned to magistrate Constantina Bourboulia but she was then sentenced to 12 years in prison for abuse of power. Source: Kathimerini Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

Trump throws G7 into disarray with tweets after he leaves

first_imgLA MALBAIE, Quebec — Lashing out at the longtime U.S. ally and northern neighbor, President Donald Trump tweeted that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is “dishonest & weak” and that the U.S. was pulling back its endorsement of the G-7 summit’s communique in part because of what he called Trudeau’s “false statements” at a news conference.In an extraordinary set of tweets aboard Air Force One, on its way to Singapore for Tuesday’s summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, Trump threw the G-7 summit into disarray Saturday and threatened to escalate his trade war just as Canada released the G-7’s official communique. Its statement took a generally positive view of the leaders’ positions on trade matters while acknowledging tensions with the U.S.A few hours earlier, Trudeau had told reporters that all seven leaders had come together to sign the joint declaration.Trump tweeted: “Based on Justin’s false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our U.S. farmers, workers and companies, I have instructed our U.S. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!”He followed up by tweeting: “PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, “US Tariffs were kind of insulting” and he “will not be pushed around.” Very dishonest & weak. Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!”In a statement, a spokesman for Trudeau did not address Trump’s insults. “We are focused on everything we accomplished here at the #G7 summit,” spokesman Cameron Ahmad said. “The Prime Minister said nothing he hasn’t said before — both in public, and in private conversations with the President.”last_img read more

More relief supplies for North Andros to be distributed at mobile base

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppCoral Harbour Base, Bahamas, October 13, 2016 – Defence Force Patrol craft, Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship, Madeira, under the command of Senior Lieutenant William Sturrup left Coral Harbour Base for Morgan’s Bluff on its third mission to provide much needed relief supplies to North Andros residents.Supplies included water, dry goods, canned items, perishables, meats, cooking grills, food warmers, cooking utensils, pots, coffee makers, tables, charcoal, propane tanks and cleaning supplies.  These items will be used to feed hundreds using the field kitchen provided by the Defence Force’s Mobile Base City (MBC).  The MBC is 17 custom designed container units to enable Defence Force members to sustain themselves while providing disaster relief assistance to affected communities.The MBC was transported to Morgan’s Bluff, North Andros by the Defence Force’s 185-foot landing craft, HMBS Lawrence Major, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Milton Munroe on Thursday.  The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains committed to guarding our heritage. Related Items:last_img read more

Second teen jailed in deadly hitandrun crash

first_img Posted: September 1, 2018 September 1, 2018 KUSI Newsroom Second teen jailed in deadly hit-and-run crash Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A 16-year-old boy turned himself in to authorities Friday in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Santee that killed one woman and seriously injured a second.The boy was accompanied by his attorney when he surrendered. His name was not released because of his age.The boy is the second suspect in custody in the case. Another 16-year- old boy was arrested Wednesday night and booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of felony hit-and-run.A third suspect is being sought.Deputies responded to the crash about 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 10200 block of Molino Road and found two women lying in the street. Witnesses said the suspect vehicle fled the scene, according to Sgt. Joe Passalacqua of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.Both victims were taken to a hospital, where one later died from her injuries and the other was treated and released, Passalacqua said.Investigators determined that the crash occurred following an argument involving three teenage boys and a resident of a home on Molina Road, near El Nopal.After the escalating dispute moved from inside the house to outside, drawing several neighbors out of their residences, the trio of teenagers got into a late-model Honda sedan and sped off. A short distance away, the car jumped a curb and struck the two women.Later Wednesday evening, the owner of the car involved in the crash called the sheriff’s department and told deputies where they could find the vehicle and one of the teens who had been in it when the pedestrians were struck.That 16-year-old, whose name was withheld because he is a minor, was taken into custody a short time later. last_img read more

News Media Do I Have News for You

first_imgI’ve touched on this before, but I’ll say it again: American attention spans, as tiny as they were before, are getting tinier. We are device-agnostic. We text, Twitter and Flipboard our lives away. We don’t mind switching brands to get at the meat of a matter. We’re like a nation of channel surfers with eight different TV sets and remotes in every corner of our lives: on our desks, nightstands, kitchen counters. Even as I wrote this, I checked my email four times, my texts three; I searched three different websites for mains, brunches, breakfasts and sides; I opened five different articles referencing five different industry studies; and I’m watching (don’t judge) “Castle” on mute.So it was no surprise to learn that according to a new study by the Media Insight Project, when it comes to news, our attention spans jump from story to story. The project was an examination of people’s behavior as it relates to news consumption, and it specifically focused on whether people distinguish between the news organization (“who gathered the news”) from the discovery (i.e., social media or search engine) and via what device (smartphones, print, television). Not surprisingly, people cared less about device and more about the source of news and how they get it. Technology is a tool of convenience, a vehicle for the stories that people want to read. Of smartphone owners, 78 percent used their phone—a tool of convenience—to get news.Almost half of US adults have zero preference in specific device or technology for following the news. That same number of adults, approximately forty-five percent, have signed up for news alerts, including text, email or app notifications. Which perfectly exemplifies the way we should approach our business. The point is to be a media company—not a print media company, not a website, not an app library, but an actual media company encompassing change. I can’t say it any more clearly than Peter Houston, of The Drum: “People born to the Internet age don’t describe things as digital—cameras are just cameras, not digital cameras.” Houston is spot-on. We’re in a world looking for more distraction, not less. At the Digital Innovators’ Summit in Berlin, Buzzfeed VP Scott Lamb chalked up his company’s success to monetizing people who are bored: at work, at home, in restaurants.Gone are the yesteryears when we relied on one man (Murrow, Cronkite, Brokaw, and in my case, Jennings) to deliver our news. And fading quickly to yesteryear is our reliance on even one news network—or brand. According to the Media Insight Project, the news dictates how we learn about it. For breaking news, television still dominates, with half of survey participants saying that they first learned of a breaking story on TV. But after hearing of the story, people broke with the medium, and fifty-nine percent turned to the Internet to follow up. Of those people, 37 percent went to TV websites, while only 9 percent went to sites of print outlets and 10 percent went to online-only sites.So how does a news brand remain relevant and, well, branded?Start by considering your own habits. Do you wait to hear about breaking news from the TV or radio? Of course not. Most people get (and prefer to get) news throughout the day, which means you always have to be on with your brand. Test the timing of your emails, test subject lines, test your social media ins. Set your tweets to at all hours of the day and night. Gauge what works and what doesn’t. Encourage participation throughout the entire day about a story. Keep pushing for actual engagement with your readers. Give them surveys, quizzes, and polls. Don’t ask open-ended questions; offer them A or B and then follow up on their choice. People like to think they have a lot of freedom in what they’re deciding, but offering a banana or an orange is not really like giving them a choice of fruit. Always remember to control your message; tailor the offer based on what’s going on in the news cycle and on what your internal data show, but be in control of your own message.You know what the most interesting point in the study was for me? Generational gaps are fading away. People young and old are exhibiting similar behaviors in that they go to multiple sources for news. Social media use continues to be a major outlet for American news consumption, and maybe your 15-year-old (or press-hungry nerds) told you that Facebook is dead, but it’s still growing among older people. This means that when it comes to news sources, it doesn’t matter that your readers skew old or young. At publications where audiences skew older, it’s easy to “blame” revenue loss on older people not wanting to engage with social media outlets. Guess what? This study debunks that. What matters is that you hit your readers—old, young, and in-between—across a spectrum of outlets, discovery and devices, because they’re reading on everything.last_img read more

NOW HIRING 10 New Job Openings In Wilmington

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are some of the newest job openings in Wilmington:Full-Time Ophthalmic Assistant at Heller EyecarePart-Time Package Development Engineer Summer Intern at Analog DevicesFull-Time Carpet Cleaning Technician at New England Carpet MasterFull-Time Bill Review Specialist at AmetrosFull-Time Claims Processing Supervisor at AmetrosFull-Time Digital Marketing Content Specialist at AmetrosPart-Time Discovery Marketing Intern at Charles River LabsFull-Time IT Business Operations Administrator at UniFirstFull-Time Business Account Executive (Direct Sales) at ComcastFull-Time Nanny Needed For 1 Toddler Child In Wilmington(NOTE: Wilmington businesses — Feel free to send me your job postings at wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedNOW HIRING: 10 New Job Openings In WilmingtonIn “Business”NOW HIRING: 10 New Job Openings In WilmingtonIn “Business”NOW HIRING: 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of August 11, 2019)In “Business”last_img read more

No steps to revive medical shop in Ruia Hospital

first_imgTirupati: The apathy of Ruia Hospital authorities in taking steps to revive the medical shop for the last 18 months in hospital premises was forcing attendants of patients to run at least half a kilometre outside to buy medicines which were not available in the hospital pharmacy. Based on the hospital bed strength, three medical shops are to be opened on the premises for the convenience of patients. However, two shops which were running as a single shop were closed in December 2017 after the end of the tender period. Since then, no steps were taken by hospital authority to issue fresh tenders and to reopen the shops. Also Read – Rs 65.30lakhs Exgratia paid to deceased family Advertise With Us With the initiative of former Collector PS Pradyumna, Red Cross Society has been running one generic shop in the hospital. The hospital pharmacy should possess about 560 listed drugs always and they need to get them by placing indent to Andhra Pradesh Medical Services Infrastructure Corporation (APMSIDC). If any drugs are not in stock at APMSIDC, they should issue non-availability certificate based on which the hospital has to purchase from outside for which 20 per cent of total budget will be earmarked. Also Read – Three of a family commits suicide at Amalapuram in East Godavari Advertise With Us This process will take 1 to 2 weeks during which patients have to suffer. If there is a medical shop in the hospital, they can buy important medicines immediately without any trouble. The patient attendants also may need some medicines, which will not be provided by the hospital. They should invariably buy them in private pharmacies. For all such needs, patients have to rush at least half a kilometre distance to find a medical shop. The generic shop in the hospital was not having all the listed drugs. The hospital pharmacy was not having several important drugs. Advertise With Us Even, the Anti Rabies Vaccine (ARV) was not available there and attendants are purchasing it from outside. Since the closure of the medical shop in December 2017, the hospital was losing lakhs of rupees in the form of rent for those rooms. Had the Hospital Development Society (HDS) took steps to invite bids to set up pharmacy there, it could have generated much revenue. If they are not interested in opening a medical shop there, it could have been leased out to a canteen or any other store. During his first meeting as HDS Chairman, the new Collector Dr N Bharat Gupta asked the hospital officials to see that no patient should go out for medicines and every medicine be made available in hospital pharmacy which need to be run round-the-clock. According to a senior doctor, this process was going on and listing of required drugs was almost completed by obtaining details from each department. A sub-committee was formed to take this ahead and complete the process without much delay. It was learnt that they have listed about 260 drugs which were not available in the hospital and patients are being asked to get them from private pharmacies.last_img read more

Thomas Markle did THIS repulsive thing to protect Meghan Markle from his

first_imgMeghan, Duchess of Sussex attends day one of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 19, 2018 in Ascot, United Kingdom.Getty ImagesMeghan Markle just can’t seem to shake off her family and the drama they bring. Meghan Markle and her half-sister Samantha are not fans of each other. The latter has made her thoughts on the Duchess quite clear in her social media rants and her comments to the press.Apparently, things weren’t a whole lot different when they were children either. Thomas Sr. played a disgusting prank on Thomas Jr. and his friends in order to protect Meghan, according to royal biographer Andrew Morton.Apparently, Thomas Jr. and Samantha weren’t thrilled about the changes, the new baby was bringing in her wake. Mr. Morton wrote in his 2018 book ‘Meghan: A Hollywood Princess’ that Thomas Snr had previously said to his son that if he and his friends wanted to smoke cannabis they should do so only in the house. However, this changed after Meghan was born.Speaking to Mr. Morton, Thomas Jnr recalled the prank his father pulled to stop him smoking cannabis while Meghan was around. Mr. Morton wrote: “Tom Jnr told me that on one occasion he and his friends were smoking a spliff in the living room while Meghan was in the nursery crying.”  Meghan MarkleGetty ImagesThe book supposedly goes on to detail how Thomas Markle returned with a soiled nappy, joined the boys on the couch, took out a spoon and started eating the contents of the diaper. The boys were revolted and fled the house. Thomas later revealed that he had filled chocolate pudding in a fresh nappy. This was Thomas Snr’s “quirky” way to discipline his children, but his devotion to Meghan may have ended up being a sore point in the family.Thomas himself feels neglected by Meghan as he has made repeated pleas in the press that he has a desire to re-connect with the Duchess of Sussex.last_img read more

Video Rakhi Sawants sisterinlaw beats up Deepak Kalal friend shoots video

first_imgInstagramDeepak Kalal, who grabbed headlines for announcing that he was Rakhi Sawant’s boyfriend and that the duo was soon going to get married, was beaten up by Rakhi’s sister-in-law and one more person. Soon after Rakhi’s wedding, Deepak had threatened to ruin Rakhi’s life and had even called her husband Ritesh a ‘hijda’ (eunuch).Upon learning about Rakhi’s wedding, Deepak had shot a vulgar video, where he demeaned Rakhi and her husband Ritesh. Kalal also alleged that Rakhi had taken Rs 4 crore from him and if she doesn’t return the amount to him, he will ruin her life. He added that he wants her to leave husband Ritesh and call-off this marriage.In a video shared recently by Rakhi, a girl can be seen entering a café of sorts and slapping Deepak Kalal. She also asks him to apologise to Ritesh and asks him to call Ritesh ‘jiju’. A male voice, who is recording the video also punches Deepak and asks him to never repeat it. Deepak, on the other hand, looks terrified and apologises profusely.Rakhi shared the video on Instagram and wrote, “Mere Hasband ki Sistar ne deepak ki pitai dhunai ki.”When Deepak Kalal’s video with derogatory comments went viral, Rakhi too gave it back to him the same way. Rakhi also made a video leaving no stone unturned in making nasty comments on Deepak. She even asked her fans to abuse him.For the last few days, Rakhi had been sharing emotional messages on Instagram, which made us wonder if at all there was a problem in paradise. Rakhi had shared a couple of pictures where an animated girl can be seen crying with a broken-heart emoji. Many speculated whether it has got something to do with the trouble in their marriage. However, Rakhi has now cleared the air. Sharing another photo of a girl crying, Rakhi wrote, “Uk ka tickets Bhot mahnga Hai es leeye ro rahi hu (UK tickets are too expensive, hence crying)” Well, all is well that ends well!last_img read more

Female teacher killed after gang rape Court

first_imgProthom Alo illustrationTwo cable workers killed Joyonti Chokrovorty, assistant teacher of Shologhor Government Primary School allegedly after raping her in Chandpur town, it was revealed on Sunday, reports UNB.The accused linemen Jamal Hossain, 28, and Mohajon Anisur Rahman, 32, gave confessional statement in the court saying that they killed the teacher after gang-raping her.Police said that on 21 July afternoon, dish linemen Jamal Hossain and Mohajon Anisur Rahman, after raping teacher Joyonti Chokrovorty, wife of Water Development Board’s accounts assistant Olok Goshwami, killed her with sharp weapon at the kitchen.On the next day, Olok Goshwami lodged a murder case with Chandpur model police station accusing unknown people under clause 302/34.On that day Olok and his son and daughter were not present at their residence, everyone were in Dhaka. Finding her alone Anis started to scuffle with Joyonti in a bid to rape her. Later both of them including Jamal started to drag her. At one stage after she fell on the floor, they gang-raped her repeatedly.Later they brought out a sharp weapon from the rack and throttled the teacher to death. Finally the culprits tried to destroy the evidence of rape by washing the blood-stained knife with water before fleeing from the spot.The information was revealed to the newsmen at a press briefing at PBI Chandpur district office at Wireless Bazar intersection on Sunday afternoon. PBI Chattogram special police superintendent M Iqbal highlighted the information of the sensational teacher killing.On 24 July, Anup Chokrovorty, IO of the case SI of Chandpur model police station, detained Jamal Hossain from his residence in Shologhor Hotel Al-Rashida and Anisur Rahman from a house opposite to Shologhor Pucca mosque suspecting their involvement with the incident.last_img read more

Sabertoothed cat fossils provide evidence of canines able to puncture a skull

first_imgDetail of the injury of Smilodon populator specimen MCA 2046. B. Detail showing the canine of another Smilodon specimen inserted through the opened injury. C. Detail of the injury of specimen MRFA-PV-0564. Not to scale. Credit: Comptes Rendus Palevol (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2019.02.006 Explore further More information: Nicolás R. Chimento et al. Evidence of intraspecific agonistic interactions in Smilodon populator (Carnivora, Felidae), Comptes Rendus Palevol (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2019.02.006 A team of researchers with members affiliated with several institutions in Argentina has found evidence that suggests the canine teeth of the saber-toothed cat were strong enough to puncture the skulls of other members of the same species. In their paper published in the journal Comptes Rendus Palevol, the group describes their study of saber-toothed cat fossils and what they learned from them. Saber-toothed kittens may have been born with thicker bones than other contemporary cats The saber-toothed cat was a formidable predator, of that there is little doubt—the species living in South America, Smilodon populator, grew to weigh 220 to 400 kg, was approximately 120 centimeters long, and had canine teeth that grew to be 28 centimeters in length. They lived during the Late Pleistocene Epoch (from 11,000 to 126,000 years ago). Paleontologists have believed that the canines of the big cats were too thin to puncture bone, but now that theory appears to be under fire. The researchers with this new effort report evidence of what appears to be a hole in an S. populator skull that was made by the canine of another S. populator.The researchers report that they have actually found two S. populator skull fossils with holes in them consistent with a canine piercing. Both of the skulls were found in different parts of what is now Argentina, and both had a single hole between the eyes, but a little farther back—very similar to hole punctures in many modern cats (cheetahs, leopards and jaguars)—such cats, especially males, often get into serious fights, sometimes resulting in the death of one of the combatants. The researchers found that an S. populator canine fit perfectly into the hole in the skull. They tried the same test with other long-toothed animals and were not able to find any with teeth that fit into the holes. They even checked to see if the holes could have been made by a kick from a hoofed animal and were not able to find any that matched. The only fit was another saber-toothed cat canine, which suggests that the holes were made as the cats were fighting over territory, food or a potential mating partner. © 2019 Science X Network Citation: Saber-toothed cat fossils provide evidence of canines able to puncture a skull (2019, June 3) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2019-06-saber-toothed-cat-fossils-evidence-canines.html This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more