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Urban Meyer Is Refusing To Answer Questions About This Topic Tonight

first_imgA closeup of Urban Meyer on Ohio State's sideline.INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DECEMBER 02: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on as they play the Wisconsin Badgers during the second half of the the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer spoke at length about his health status earlier this week, revealing why he’s looked not-so-great on the sideline at times this season.Meyer told reporters that he has a congenital arachnoid cyst in his brain that required surgery in 2014. This has since been the cause of some painful headaches.“Over the last few years, I’ve felt better and, with the help of my doctors, learned to manage it and monitor it with medication,” Meyer said. “I’m optimistic that this time won’t be any different.”Meyer is done answering questions about this topic, though.The Ohio State head football coach is meeting with the media tonight and he’s done talking about his health.Urban Meyer has started his Wednesday update. First question was about his medical situation. Said he was only going to answer questions about the team.— Bill Rabinowitz (@brdispatch) October 31, 2018That’s a fair answer by Meyer at this point, considering how he just talked about his health earlier this week.Ohio State returns to the field on Saturday against Nebraska.last_img read more

Champions League: Manchester City thrash Schalke 7-0 to storm into quarter-finals

first_img Next Reuters ManchesterMarch 13, 2019UPDATED: March 13, 2019 08:45 IST Sergio Aguero scored a brace in the first half for Manchester City (AP Photo)Rampant Manchester City demolished a woeful Schalke 7-0 to complete a 10-2 aggregate win and become the third English side into the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday.City’s record home win in Europe did not look likely after a quiet opening 35 minutes but once Sergio Aguero began the rout from the penalty spot it became embarrassingly easy as City reached the last eight for the third time in four years.Aguero doubled City’s lead three minutes later and the impressive Leroy Sane made it 3-0 before halftime.Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva finished off flowing moves after the break and youngster Phil Foden bagged his first European goal before Gabriel Jesus made it seven, rounding off the biggest ever Champions League defeat for a German side.City, who trailed 2-1 in the away leg with 10 men before turning it around late on, join local rivals Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in Friday’s quarter-final draw, the first time since 2011 that at least three English clubs are in the last eight.Liverpool can make it a full house when they play against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.With Real Madrid and Paris St Germain having been knocked out, Guardiola’s side will fancy their chances of going all the way for the first time in the competition.”It was a clear result. We didn’t start that well, we were a bit scared to play, Guardiola, whose side racked up the biggest aggregate win by an English club in the knockout rounds, said.advertisement”But after it went 1-0, we relaxed and decided to play and be aggressive.Schalke’s players were barracked by their own fans at the end of a miserable night for Domenico Tedesco’s side who face a fight to preserve their Bundesliga status.”You can imagine how I’m feeling. Terrible, Tedesco said. “We played well for 30 minutes, but after we went 1-0 down, we had an extreme drop off in performance.The sight of Sane causing so much discomfort for his former club hardly helped their mood.The 23-year-old, who joined City in 2016, was a handful all night but it was the ever-reliable Aguero who got the ball rolling – coolly dinking his penalty down the middle after Silva was bundled over by Jeffrey Bruma.VAR FRUSTRATIONAguero then took advantage of Sterling’s backheel to make it 2-0 although a near three-minute VAR delay to check whether the England forward had been offside in the buildup frustrated the fans inside the Etihad Stadium.Sane then swept in City’s third as Guardiola’s side began to cut through a dispirited Schalke at will, although again there was an annoying VAR delay before his goal was confirmed.Sane had a goal wiped out for offside in the second half but then produced a great slide-rule cross to feed Sterling who powered home City’s fourth goal in the 56th minute.Boos rang out as VAR was yet again employed to ensure Sterling had been onside when the ball was played across.Another Sane assist allowed Silva to make it 5-0 before City threaded their way through the Schalke defence and Foden skipped around exposed keeper Ralf Faehrmann to add a sixth.Far from take their foot off the gas City were hungry for more goals and substitute Jesus got his name on the scoresheet when he curled in with six minutes remaining.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get 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 byrohan sen Tags :Follow UEFA Champions LeagueFollow Manchester City vs SchalkeFollow Sergio Aguero Champions League: Manchester City thrash Schalke 7-0 to storm into quarter-finalsManchester City’s record home win in Europe did not look likely after a quiet opening 35 minutes but once Sergio Aguero began the rout from the penalty spot it became embarrassingly easy for them.advertisementlast_img read more

IMDO: Bigger Ships than Maersk’s Triple-E Fuel Market …

first_imgzoom The G6 liner alliance is planning to outdo P3, its main rival, by ordering even larger container ships than Maersk’s Triple – E which can carry 18,000 teu, Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) said in its Weekly Market Review for Week 17.Eugen MaerskAccording to TradeWinds, G6 are considering up to 20 vessels over 19,000 teu as analysts profess cost efficiencies, based on larger cargo volumes per ship, and economies of scale are crucial for G6 to successfully compete on the Asia – Europe trade routes with P3. Alphaliner data shows that currently the average size of P3 ships is around 10,300 teu in comparison 8,200 teu for G6.The deal is expected to continue to fuel market overcapacity, with analysts believing that 21,000 teu can be the absolute maximum size given yard and port constraints; however plans for 23,000 teu ships have been drawn up.Within the G6 alliance there is not total agreement over the desired ship size, indicated earlier this year by NYK opting to build 14,000 teu ships rather than go for larger tonnage.NYK president explained the move by pointing to problems with port restrictions and inefficient port operations in relation to megaships and his belief that smaller is better.Read full report on the following linkIMDO, May 5, 2014last_img read more

Brooke Shields Joins The American Cancer Society At The Hot Flashes Premiere

first_imgThe stars were out for the LA premiere of The Hot Flashes last week, which was followed by a star-studded charity after party.Virginia Madsen, Daryl Hannah, Brooke Shields, Camryn Manheim, Wanda SykesCredit/Copyright: Katy Winn In attendance were cast members Brooke Shields, Daryl Hannah, Virginia Madsen, Camryn Manheim, Wanda Sykes, Eric Roberts, Mark Povinelli, Jessica Rothenberg, Charlotte Graham, Director Susan Seidelman, Writer Brad Hennig, Producer Nina Henderson Moore and Executive Producer Laurie Lacob. Special guests include Cheri Oteri and Rachel Boston.Following the screening, the entire cast and VIP guests headed to a private after party which benefited the film’s charity partner, the American Cancer Society.The Hot Flashes, in theaters July 12, focuses on an unlikely basketball team of middle-aged women that goes to comic extremes on and off the court and becomes a national media sensation when they take on the current high school girls state championship team in a charity match to raise money for breast cancer prevention.Keeping in line with the spirit of the film, THE HOT FLASHES LA premiere also served as a benefit for the American Cancer Society. In addition to the film’s cast, the premiere was attended by supporters and volunteer leaders of the Society, as well as local cancer survivors. Following the screening, there was be a private after party that raised funds for the American Cancer Society to support their ongoing crusade to finish the fight against cancer.last_img read more

NDP names candidate for Prince GeorgePeace RiverNorthern Rockies

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The NDP Party has selected a candidate to represent Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies in the upcoming Federal Election.The candidate name that has been added to the NDP website, to run for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, is Marcia Luccock.Energeticcity.ca has tried reaching out to the NDPs for more information on Luccock but has not returned our calls. Luccock will take on the incumbent Bob Zimmer from the Conservative party, Ron Vaillant representing the Peoples Party of Canada, Catharine Kendall of the Green Party, Mavis Erickson of the Liberal Party, and Jacob Stokes of the Rhinoceros Party of Canada.A local debate has been announced for October 10, 2019, at the Lido Theatre. All the candidates have been invited to attend.General Election day is set for October 21, 2019.last_img read more

Two Barcelona Terrorist Suspects Released Due to Lack of Evidence Spanish

Rabat – Two suspects in the recent Barcelona terror attacks have been conditionally released due to a lack of evidence against them, the Spanish high court has announced.The alleged suspects, Mohammed Aalla and Salah El Karib, were released this week by the Spanish court for lack of evidence necessary to keep them in custody.On Tuesday, the court’s investigating judge freed Aalla after he claimed that the Audi A3 car, which was used in the Cambrils attack was his. According to international media, Aalla said before the court that “the vehicle was registered under his name for insurance purposes, but was used by his brother.’’ The judge then ordered his release due to the insufficient evidence.The second freed suspect, El Karib, was released on Thursday after having been arrested for booking a plane ticket for one of the Barcelona attack suspects from the cybercafé he ran in the town of Ripoll, where the terror cell is believed to have been based.The two freed suspects are prohibited from leaving Spain and will have to appear before court once a week.Two vehicular attacks were committed on August 17 in Catalonia in northeastern Spain, killing 14 and injuring at least 100 others of 18 different nationalities in the touristic center of Barcelona.The terror attacks were committed by a 12-member cell. Seven members of the alleged cell were killed by the Spanish authorities at the crime scene. Another, Youness Abouyaaqoub, was killed on Monday after he fled from the police the previous Friday.According to Spanish authorities, 11 members of the cell have been identified.The Telegraph claimed that three of the suspects killed were aged between 17 and 23:Moussa Oukabir, Mohammed Hychami, and Said Aallaa, as named by Spanish media.The other suspects are Omar Hychami and Houssaine Ayouaaguoub, “who is presumed to be a family member of Younes Aouyaaquoub, the suspected driver of the Ramblas van who remains on the run,” added the Telegraph. read more

UN appeals for urgentlyneeded funds for Sahrawi and Mauritanian refugees

The agency’s spokesperson Jennifer Pagonis told reporters in Geneva that a special donor meeting – attended by Julian Harston, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Western Sahara, the ambassadors of Mauritania and Senegal, as well as representatives from donor countries – was convened yesterday to address the funding shortfall. Only half of the $3.5 million UNHCR appeal launched earlier this year to connect Sahrawi refugees in the Tindouf camps in Algeria and their relatives in the territory of Western Sahara has been met so far and “there has been minimal reaction from donors,” Ms. Pagonis said. The funds are intended to continue confidence-building measures such as family visits, telephone services and seminars, but “we fear we may have to suspend family visits by next month,” she added. Sahrawi refugees began arriving in Algeria in 1976 after Spain’s withdrawal from Western Sahara and fighting broke out over its control. These refugees have endured long-term separation. Most of them have been living for over three decades in the desert regions of Tindouf in western Algeria while some have stayed in Western Sahara, resulting in long-term family separation. UNHCR launched a programme in 2004 to re-establish contact between family members, including five-day visits with relatives and loved ones. These visits serve to relieve the Sahrawi people’s trauma and suffering while also bolster trust between all parties involved in the Sahrawi conflict. Since the inception of the initiative, 4,423 people have benefited from the visits, while 19,000 more have registered and are waiting to participate. Additionally, 83,675 calls have been made from four telephone centres. Meanwhile, at the end of August, UNHCR called for $7 million for the voluntary return of 24,000 Mauritanian refugees, mainly from Senegal and Mali. This programme is helping to resolve one of the most protracted refugee situations in Africa – with some refugees having spent over 20 years in exile – and is currently the only durable solution in the Middle East and North Africa. Scheduled to start this month, the operation is expected to last 17 months. “But with only $500,000 received so far, we fear serious delays,” Ms. Pagonis noted. A long-standing border dispute between Mauritania and Senegal escalated into ethnic violence in April 1989, with 60,000 Mauritanians fleeing to Mali and Senegal. Between 1996 and 1998, UNHCR helped 35,000 returnees who chose to return to their home country reintegrate. On 20 June this year, the West African nation’s president announced his decision to invite refugees back to Mauritania. UNHCR and the Governments of Mauritania and Senegal are expected to sign a tripartite agreement creating the legal framework for the repatriation of refugees. The agency will assist the refugees’ return home by organizing safe transportation, providing reintegration assistance at their places of origin and supporting local communities with infrastructure, health and education services. The programme has been timed to avoid the rainy season and the resulting travel difficulties. “Due to limited absorption capacity and poor infrastructure in return areas, we plan to repatriate up to 7,000 refugees before the end of this year,” Ms. Pagonis said, adding that others will return next year. “We will maximize the use of existing resources and minimize the cost of this new operation by redeploying as many assets as possible from other programmes that are currently phasing down in West Africa.” 16 October 2007The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today urgently appealed for funding for its work in refugee camps in Western Sahara and Algeria as well as for the repatriation of Mauritanian refugees. read more

New clashes in Sudans Darfur region signal continuing tensions UN mission says

The security situation in Sudan’s western Darfur region remains tense, with new incidents reported there over the weekend that left three Sudanese soldiers wounded and two attackers dead, the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) said today.A group of armed men believed to have come in from Chad attacked a Sudanese Army camp in the village of Armakol, not far from El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, on Saturday, reportedly using machine guns, artillery and rocket-propelled grenades, according to the mission. There were also reports of clashes yesterday among factions of the rebel Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) in the Kulbus area of West Darfur, UNMIS said.The mission was deployed to support the Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed between the Government of Sudan and the southern Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) in Nairobi, Kenya, a year ago. It also has a mandate from the UN Security Council to provide some support to the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known as AMIS.Last week, reacting to growing bloodshed in Darfur, Secretary-General Kofi Annan called on all parties to respect international humanitarian law and resolve their differences at the negotiating table. Talks among Darfur’s parties have been taking place in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), issuing a report on human rights violations, also recently called on the country’s Government to end a prevailing culture of impunity. read more

Syria UN chief deplores deadly attacks on Nowruz celebrations

According to reports, two separate bombings killed and injured up to 100 people, including women and children, in the Syrian city of Al-Hasakah, in the country’s northeast, as revellers celebrated Nowruz – a holiday marking the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. Initial reports also link the attacks to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which has been operational in the region.“These heinous attacks took place during a holiday that is customarily a time for Kurdish communities to come together to share their hopes for the new year,” the statement declared. “The terrorist organization’s despicable agenda includes efforts to incite sectarian and ethnic division among Syria’s diverse communities. It must not be allowed to succeed.” In the statement, released late yesterday evening, the Secretary-General also extended his deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wished a speedy recovery to the injured. “The Secretary-General reiterates his condemnation of all acts of violence against civilians in Syria, and his demand that all sides in this brutal conflict stop the use of indiscriminate weapons in populated areas,” it concluded. read more

Swansea University Vice Chancellor suspended pending ongoing investigation

A leading university Vice Chancellor and three other employees have been suspended pending an investigation.Professor Richard B Davies has held the top role at Swansea university since 2003, but an email sent to staff yesterday said that during an internal investigation he had been suspended.The 72-year-old Vice Chancellor earns £252,000 a year and had announced his intention to retire at the end of the current academic year.It is not yet known what the investigation is looking into, but the enquiries have not yet been completed.A spokesperson for The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales said: “We can confirm that we are currently engaging with Swansea University in our role as Wales’s higher education regulator, but we cannot discuss any further details about the matter at this time.”As part of the same investigation, the dean of the school of management, Professor Marc Clement, has also been suspended, as have two other members of staff from the school. “The vice-chancellor has been suspended while the investigation is ongoing, as have the dean of the school of management and two other members of staff at the school,” he said.”Given that this is an ongoing process, it would not be appropriate for me to give any more detail at this stage, but I can assure you that the matters under investigation do not concern the academic performance of the University or its financial wellbeing.”I would like to reassure you that the senior management team, heads of college, professional services directors of the university and myself are all working closely together to make sure the university continues to thrive and to conclude this very difficult matter.”Prof Davies, who was brought up in west Wales, studied engineering at Cambridge before receiving a PhD from the University of Bristol.Llanelli-born Prof Clement has held several senior academic positions and was appointed dean of the school of management in 2015.A university spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that the Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard B Davies and Professor Marc Clement have been suspended, pending the outcome of on an internal investigation.”We are not making any further comment at this stage.”  L-R: Professor Richard B Davies, Vice Chancellor of Swansea University, Hillary Clinton and Professor Elwen Evans QC, unveil a commemorative plaque on a rock at Swansea University Bay Campus.Credit:Dimitris Legakis / Athena Picture Agency Ltd  L-R: Professor Richard B Davies, Vice Chancellor of Swansea University, Hillary Clinton and Professor Elwen Evans QC, unveil a commemorative plaque on a rock at Swansea University Bay Campus. 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. One university insider said: “This came as a complete and utter shock. I have no idea what has happened.”In an email, staff were told by registrar Andrew Rhodes that it was a “very difficult matter” but that it did not concern “the academic performance of the university or its financial wellbeing”. read more

More than 18B approved for the Public Security Ministry

The Committee of Supplies of the National Assembly on Thursday, approved in excess of $18B to fund the capital and current expenditures for the Ministry of Public Security and its related agencies in 2018.Ministry of Public Security, Khemraj RamjattanUnder its capital projects, more than $3B will be expended while current expenditure will be valued in excess of $15B.Of the allocated sums the $1,175,314 will be expended for the purposes of policy Development and Administration under Public Security Ministry. This will see donations to several associated agencies, among them the Guyana Road Safety Council and the Parole Board.According to a release from the Department of Public Information (DPI) Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said that the approved sums will also allow for increased intelligence capacity through the Crime and Security Intelligence funding, establishment of a wider intelligence network and the employment of five security analysts in the Planning Unit of the Guyana Police Force.He said further that more than $13M will be paid to various organisations to which the Guyana Police Force are associated, among them INTERPOL and the Association of Caribbean Police Commissioners.Capital expenditures will see the acquisition and installation of a new surveillance system, acquisition of land and water transport equipment coupled with the completion, rehabilitation and construction of several Police stations.Meanwhile there will be the continued construction of a modern state-of-the-art prison at Mazaruni to house an additional 400 prisoners and the Guyana Fire Service will be the recipient of New ambulances and tenders.Ramjattan informed the Committee of Supply that contracted employees at the Ministry are projected to be reduced, from 244 currently to 160, in 2018 as Government will be migrating them to the fixed pensionable establishment.The Minister also indicated a projected reduction in the cost of ration for inmates of the various prisons given an increased output of poultry and other agricultural produce at various prison locations.Budget 2018 valued in excess of $257B was read on Monday, November 27 and contentiously debated for over a period of seven days. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Related$160M for Police Intelligence in 2018December 15, 2017In “latest news”Security Plan: Rohee says Ramjattan given “basket to fetch water”July 14, 2015In “Politics”Patterson’s excuse for annulling Prison contract reflects either ‘gross incompetence or a cover up’- PPP/COctober 2, 2017In “latest news” read more

SLOVENIAN DERBY RK Gorenje end black series against RK Celje PL

5.Maribor181116487:46623 14.Sevnica182016409:5534 The biggest Slovenian derby between RK Gorenje and RK Celje Pivovarna Laško had no winner at the end – 24:24 (16:12), but both teams can be satisfied with the final result. Home team finally stopped series of 12 defeats in a row against Celje, while away team avoid defeat, as Branko Tamše boys were four goal in minus only 10 minutes before the final buzzer.However, both teams stayed leveled at the TOP of the league table.Gorenje Velenje : Celje Pivovarna Laško24:24 (16:12)Gorenje Velenje: Burić (14 saves), Zaponšek, Cehte 4, Medved 3, Burič S. 4, Ovniček 1, Levc 2, Szyba 1, Skube, Golčar, Šoštarič 7 (2), Kleč 1, Gams 1, Ratajec 1, Nosan.Celje Pivovarna Laško: Lesjak (2 saves– 1 x 7-m), Gajić (4 saves), Dobaj, Blagotinšek 1, Babarskas 1, Janc 5, Razgor 1, Marguč 1 (1), Alagić, Poteko, Zarabec 3, Kodrin, Fižuleto 1, Dobelšek, Mlakar 6, Žvižej 5.STANDINGS: 11.RD Izola183213423:5178 4.Loka181125479:47024 12.Slovenj Gradec182313458:5327 3.Koper181215506:45025 2.Gorenje Velenje191711632:43835 10.Dobova185211467:50912 9.Trimo Trebnje18729459:50216 7.Jeruzalem Ormoz181008477:49020 6.Krka181017525:51521 RK Celje Pivovarna LaskoRK Gorenje 8.Ribnica18918521:48119 13.Slovan182115394:5194 1.Celje191711632:42735 ← Previous Story THW Kiel secure fourth place with routine win in Istanbul Next Story → Premium Handball product for ghosts in Istanbul read more

US Military hacked access sold for under 500

first_imgThanks to Hollywood, most Americans have a rather grand idea of the sort of cutting-edge technical sophistication employed by the United States government. The reality is actually a lot more dire. Consider the slowness and backwardness of your average corporation’s intranet: most of those computers are still running a ten year old Windows operating system. Once you recognize that the United States Government is basically a massive corporation in itself and it’s easy to see how easily it can be infiltrated.At the very least, though, most Americans expect the military agencies of the US Government to be secure. Unfortunately, they’re just as prone to hacking as any other behind-the-times infrastructure.AdChoices广告Case in point: last week, a security vendor named Imperva discovered that a hacker had gained access to the US Army Communications-Electronics Command website and was selling access to it to other hackers for under $500. According to Imperva, the records of over 300,000 people have already been stolen from this site, and to make matters worse, the hacker also claims to have access to other military, government and university websites. If you wonder how Wikileaks gets access to its massive troves of data, here’s part of your answer. The government’s internet is a sieve. You just need to know where to look for the holes.Read more at Slashgearlast_img read more

Verizon Bills Rural Library 880 for 440MB of Hotspot Data

first_img UPDATE: A Verizon spokesperson has since responded to Ars Technica, which first reported the news, and said it would provide Tully Free Library an account credit for the full amount of $880.33. “We are crediting the customer’s account and have reached out to let them know.”Original Story:Libraries do their fair share of bill collection what with all the overdue fines patrons rack up. Sometimes, however, it’s the library that ends up on the receiving end.Take the Tully Free Library. It recently received a shocking surprise in its monthly Verizon bill. The Library was dinged $880 for a mere 440 megs of wireless data, thanks to a combination of re-tooled contracts and exorbitant roaming penalties, Ars Technica reported.Tully is a quiet New York town about a half hour south of Syracuse in Onandoga county. Its population of just under 2,800 is served (appropriately enough) by the Library.Like many areas in the U.S., there’s a decent population in Onondoga county that doesn’t have access to quality high speed Internet access. The Library came up with a way to help those folks out: lending out mobile hotspots free of charge.For a long time, things worked beautifully. Users checked the devices out and surfed to their hearts’ content. Then came the new contract.Two important things changed. The first was that unlimited data went away. With a cap of 25GB on full speed data, the Library had to started advising patrons to limit their Internet use. No more streaming video. No more software downloads.The other big change: Verizon switched the Library’s international roaming preference. It had been blocked on the original contract.That’s a bit of a dangerous situation in Onondoga county because of its proximity to the Canadian border. U.S. carriers are more than happy to charge international roaming fees as soon as a device pings a tower in Canada.All it took was one Tully Fee Library patron crossing over to take a friend to the airport with a hotspot in his car. Less than half a gig later, the library was on the hook for $880 in roaming charges.Ars Technica points out that amount is more than half the Library’s annual budget for the hotspots. Ars also notes that Verizon offers an international plan that includes 500mb of data for about $70 a month… so it sure seems like they could cut the Tully Free Library a break here.More on Geek.com:FCC Empowers Carriers to ‘Aggressively Block’ RobocallsVerizon Will Offer Free Anti-Robocall Tools to All CustomersDrones, Doctors, and Disney Praise Verizon 5G at CES 2019 Stay on target Which Carrier Has The Fastest Mobile Network?FCC Empowers Carriers to ‘Aggressively Block’ Robocalls last_img read more

Govt Deficit balloons to over 300M Personal benefits up to 14M

first_img Recommended for you The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, March 1, 2017 – Nassau – Government revenue is down and contingency spending due to Hurricane Matthew up; these together says the Central Bank of The Bahamas is what has led to a 112% spike in the country’s deficit for the first half of the fiscal year.The monthly financial report tells the story of a ballooning deficit despite a surge in taxes generated.  The deficit now stands at over $314.2 million dollars.  Taxes raised but not necessarily collected are at $761.9million.The Central Bank, in the report lists fiscal decisions at the half way mark for the Bahamas’ budget year and it is revealed that personal emoluments also spiked by 4.2%, to $13.9 million and there was also increase to non-profit organizations grew nearly 25% and came in at $3.8 million.#MagneticMediaNews Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting Related Items:#magneticmedianews ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

WSUV revives tradition with free concert Friday

first_imgWSU Vancouver kicks off fall semesterWSUV will jump-start its new academic year with a free, public concert Friday evening at its open-air amphitheater.Local group Pepe & the Bottle Blondes will entertain guests who are welcome to bring a picnic, blanket, lawn chairs (just no alcohol, per campus rules) to the concert, set for 6 to 8 p.m.The Copacabana-style band “combines an eclectic ensemble of saxophones, trumpets, congas and percussion with bold singing by Pepe and his back-up blondes,” a WSUV news release explained. The “visually arresting” and well-costumed group will deliver a variety of tangos, boleros, rumbas and sambas worthy of a vintage-1950s Latin American nightclub, the school said.Parking fees will be waived for all non-metered spots, starting at 5:30 p.m.It will be WSUV’s first outdoor public concert in some time, going back to the popular, summertime Back Yard Concert Series that once had frequented the hillside venue, about a decade ago.Since then, Vancouver’s downtown Esther Short Park has pretty much cornered the free, outdoor concert circuit. Local sponsors have shifted their focus there, said Jeanette Altman, staff assistant with the WSUV College of Liberal Arts.last_img read more

Best Buddies Challenge kicks off at Marlins Park

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – The Best Buddies Challenge brought hundreds of participants together for a good cause.The 62-mile bike ride got started at Marlins Park, Friday, and will continue throughout the city.Related: Cyclists set to participate in Best Buddies Challenge this weekendBest Buddies got the attention of professional athletes and bicyclists, and even artist Romero Britto.“We all should be involved with our community, involved with causes that make us all better together,” Britto said, “and I can’t imagine. I do have a son, and I can’t imagine if you have a daughter or son that has some disabilities or anything, and if you don’t have them involved in your everyday life. I think that’s what Best Buddies does: bring them together.”WSVN is proud to be a longtime sponsor with Best Buddies.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Cook Inlet Commercial Fisheries Open This Week

first_imgThe opening date for the set gillnet fishery on the east side has not been announced, and commercial fishermen in the northern district have been closed for the season so far. Fishermen and processors are also reminded of the legal requirement to report all commercially harvested salmon on a fish ticket, whether sold or kept for personal use. Drift gillnet fishermen are reminded that when set gillnetting is open, drifters may fish all the way to shore, but drifting is not allowed within 600 feet of any actively fishing set gillnet. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享This week, set gillnet commercial fisherman will see a number of openings in the Upper Cook Inlet, despite the numerous fishing restrictions in place on the Kenai Peninsula.center_img The commercial fishery harvest in 2018 is estimated to be approximately 1.9 million sockeye salmon, which is 900,000 fish less than the most recent 10-year average annual commercial sockeye salmonharvest of 2.8 million fish. Brian Marston, Area Management Biologist: “The western subdistrict set gillnet fishery opened for regular Monday,Thursday fishing periods beginning today. The first drift gillnet fishing period for the 2018 season will be on Thursday, June 21. This will be a district wide opening.”last_img read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 release date confirmed What to expect on Aug

first_imgIBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:02/0:30Loaded: 0%0:02Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:28?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, 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. COPY LINKAD Loading … Samsung, the world leader in the smartphone business, enjoyed its fair share under the spotlight during the launch of the Galaxy S10 series. It’s once again time to shine bright for Samsung as it gears up for the unveiling of yet another flagship, the Galaxy Note 10, at an event to be held in August.Confirming the ongoing rumours about Galaxy Note 10 launch, Samsung confirmed on Monday that it will be holding its Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event in New York on August 7, 2019. The company only said that it “will unveil new devices designed to take the Galaxy ecosystem’s connectivity to the next level” without confirming the Galaxy Note 10 moniker.Samsung’s announcement was accompanied by a short teaser for “The Next Galaxy,” which featured a black stylus above a camera lens on a white background. Now, it’s hard to connect the dots, but some rumours had hinted at a camera in the S-Pen of the Galaxy Note 10. A lot of speculations have been made about the Galaxy Note 10 camera, such as a swivel selfie camera and a quad-camera setup at the back, but none of it is confirmed until Samsung says so. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch confirmedSamsungGiven the teaser, the S-Pen and the camera surely have a significant value. But we’ve been treated with a lot more than just the two features, which raise the question of what is going to be Samsung’s element of surprise at the launch.The most recent leak of Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ live images confirmed there will be more than one variant. In fact, some reports suggested there will be a regular Galaxy Note 10, a premium Galaxy Note 10+ and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 CAD rendersPricebaba – OnLeaksBased on what we’ve heard so far, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ will be differentiated from their display sizes, 6.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen for the former and 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen for the latter.The Galaxy Note 10 series is expected to feature a triple camera setup, consisting of a Time Of Flight (ToF) sensor, no headphone jack, and a microSD card slot. The new flagship is going to be interesting and it comes at a time when Google, Huawei and Apple are going to launch their own flagships. Stay tuned for updates. Closecenter_img 5g network speed test: How fast is fast enough?last_img read more

Oxford strips Suu Kyi of citys freedom

first_imgThis file photo taken on 19 June, 2012 shows Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) as she leaves after visiting the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University in Oxford, northwest of London. Photo: AFPMyanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the honorific freedom of Oxford, the British city where she studied and raised her children, over her “inaction” in the Rohingya crisis.”When Aung San Suu Kyi was given the Freedom of the City in 1997 it was because she reflected Oxford’s values of tolerance and internationalism,” the city council said in a statement issued late Monday.This file photo taken on 19 June, 2012 shows Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi attending a reception at St Hugh`s College in Oxford, northwest of London. Photo: AFP”Today we have taken the unprecedented step of stripping her of the city’s highest honour because of her inaction in the face of the oppression of the minority Rohingya population,” added the release, which was published after a unanimous vote.”Our reputation is tarnished by honouring those who turn a blind eye to violence.”Oxford’s world-renowned university removed portraits of Suu Kyi, a former student, from its walls in September.Suu Kyi’s late husband Michael Aris was a lecturer in Asian history at the university, and the couple lived and raised their two sons in the city.The Nobel Peace Prize winner has come under fire for failing to speak up in defence of the minority Muslim community.The United Nations says more than 620,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August and now live in squalor in the world’s largest refugee camp after a military crackdown in Myanmar that the UN and Washington have said clearly constitutes “ethnic cleansing”.last_img