Province Seeks Input on Renewable Electricity Regulations

first_imgPeople and organizations with an interest in renewable electricity generation are invited to comment on draft regulations designed to guide the implementation of the province’s new renewable electricity plan. Minister of Energy Bill Estabrooks said today, May 31, the regulations are in draft form so that interested groups can provide input before they are finalized later this summer. “These changes will help create good jobs and grow the economy across every region of the province,” said Mr. Estabrooks. “Nova Scotians have already played a major role in creating our renewable electricity plan. We look forward to their continued involvement this spring and summer to help ensure the final regulations get us to our targets.” Earlier this spring, government introduced its plan to achieve 25 per cent renewable electricity by 2015, and set a goal of 40 per cent renewable electricity by 2020. Legislation supporting the plan was passed earlier this month. The regulations establish eligibility for community-based projects and a process for determining how they get paid, along with a special process to support the next stage of tidal development. They also establish a new renewable electricity administrator to manage bids for larger projects from independent power producers. Copies of the Renewable Electricity Plan and the draft regulations are available online on the Department of Energy website at www.gov.ns.ca/energy or by calling 902-424-8802. Submissions can be made by e-mail to renewableregs@gov.ns.ca or in writing to, Department of Energy, Renewable Regulations, 400-5151 George St., P.O. Box 2664, Halifax, N.S., B3J 3P7. The deadline for submissions is July 23. A series of public meetings will be held around the province later this spring to discuss the regulations. Check the department website in the coming weeks for consultation dates and locations.last_img read more

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Join Prince Harry In Supporting Mental Health

first_imgThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry joined Heads Together over the weekend to make the 2017 London Marathon the Mental Health Marathon.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at the 2017 London MarathonCredit/Copyright: Royal.UKThe day started with Their Royal Highnesses, who are Patrons of Heads Together, attending a pre-race reception to meet some of the 700 #TeamHeadsTogether runners and to wish them good luck for the 26.2 miles ahead.Prince Harry gave out a number of good luck hugs, including one for Bryony Gordon, who earlier in the week released a podcast with Prince Harry where they discussed the importance of mental health.Their Royal Highnesses then officially started the 2017 London Marathon elite men’s and ‘Mass’ race.Each of the 39,000 marathon runners were given a Heads Together headband to wear with their own charity vest to help make the 2017 marathon the ‘Mental Health Marathon’.Once the race got underway Their Royal Highnesses travelled to the Heads Together cheering point at Cutty Sark to support the #TeamHeadsTogether runners.In the shadow of Buckingham Palace, Prince Harry, who is Patron of the London Marathon Charitable Foundation, awarded the medals to the top three wheelchair, IPC and elite men and women.A lifetime achievement award was also presented to Brendan Foster – the British Olympic long distance runner who founded The Great North Run.Meanwhile, The Duke and Duchess had the opportunity to meet and thank a number of London Marathon Volunteers, whose valuable support allows the marathon to go ahead.At mile 22 Their Royal Highnesses surprised the runners by handing out water and giving some well needed encouragement as the runners approach the end of the course.The Duke and Duchess and Prince Harry then travelled to the finish line to award medals to a number of the amateur runners and congratulate them on their achievement.Source:Royal.UKlast_img read more

HerouxDevtek CEO appointed executive chairman COO to be successor

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Heroux-Devtek Inc. says CEO Gilles Labbe will become executive chairman of the aerospace company’s board of directors and he’ll be succeeded as president and chief executive by Martin BrassardThe aircraft parts company says the changes will be effective on June 1 as it enters a “new phase of growth.”Brassard has worked for Heroux-Devtek for 25 years, and is currently an executive vice-president and the company’s chief operating officer.Heroux-Devtek says Labbe will continue to support its business activities while working closely with Brassard to ensure a smooth transition.Labbe says he is confident that Brassard is uniquely qualified for the role of CEO and the “right leader” to drive Heroux-Devtek’s success.The Longueuil, Que.-based company also appointed its current chairman of the board, Brian A. Robbins, as lead director.The Canadian Press read more

Regional States sign pact to fight piracy off Somali coast – UN

“The adoption of this instrument shows that countries in the region are willing to act concertedly and together, contributing to the ongoing efforts of the broader international community to fight the scourge of piracy and armed robbery against ships in the area,” UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos said of the Code of Conduct adopted yesterday at a high-level meeting in Djibouti convened by his agency.Nine countries – Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and Yemen – have already signed the Code, which calls for shared operations, such as nominating law enforcement or other authorized officials to embark in the patrol ships or aircraft of another signatory. The meeting was attended by ministers and senior officials from Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Yemen, as well as observers from other IMO members, UN specialized agencies and international and regional inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations. The Code is open for signature by the 21 countries in the region.“Like the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia (RECAAP), which was concluded in November 2004 by 16 countries in Asia, I have every faith that the Code of Conduct will prove to be the starting point for successful cooperation and coordination in the region, which will bear fruit in the suppression of piracy and armed robbery against ships,” Mr. Mitropoulos said. Representatives of States that have sent naval forces to protect shipping off Somalia, including China, France, Italy, Japan, Russia and United Kingdom, also attended the four-day meeting, as did the UN World Food Programme (WFP), whose chartered food aid ships have been hijacked on several occasions. Mr. Mitropoulos stressed that the contributing alliances of Governments, organizations and individual countries such as the European Union, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and China, India, Russia and Saudi Arabia had done their duty in seeking to protect shipping and the time had now come for regional States to add their own contribution.But he stressed that that while the contribution of regional States was hugely important, the long-term solution to the problem still lay onshore, within Somalia itself, which has not had a functioning central Government since 1991 and is riven by warring factions. In December, the UN Security Council unanimously called on countries and regional bodies with the necessary capacity to deploy naval ships and military aircraft off the Somali coast to fight piracy, including possible action against pirate bases on land.Apart from chartered WFP ships, recent seizures by pirates have included a Saudi oil tanker and a Ukrainian ship with arms on board. 30 January 2009Indian Ocean and Red Sea countries have pledged to cooperate in seizing, investigating and prosecuting pirates off the coast of war-ravaged Somalia in a stepped-up campaign to curb a scourge that has wrought havoc with international shipping, including United Nations delivery of emergency food aid. read more

Across southern Lebanon UN refugee agency teams assist with returns

Jennifer Pagonis, a spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told a press briefing in Geneva that the agency’s relief convoys are heading into the villages of south Lebanon daily carrying thousands of essential items like tents, blankets, mattresses and cooking kits. “The tents are an emergency measure to help those whose houses are destroyed or too damaged to live in while they rebuild,” she explained, adding that UNHCR teams are now operating across southern Lebanon while new emergency relief supplies continue to arrive in Lebanon to support this programme of aiding the victims of the war. The agency’s teams, she said, are discovering “more of the complexity of the displacement situation.” While most of the nearly 1 million Lebanese who fled their homes at the height of the conflict are now home, thousands remain displaced either because their homes are destroyed or because of continuing security concerns. UNHCR staff are also reporting evidence of the psychological effects of the war, especially on children. In Sidon and Nabatiyah, the agency is providing tents to the local authorities who are organizing boy scout camping for children in the areas as a way to ease the trauma of the war.“Many of those still displaced are staying with friends or relatives in the vicinity of their destroyed homes. But others are further away, and UNHCR has found even a few families that returned to Syria until they feel able to return home,” Ms. Pagonis said.Larger pockets, often of several thousand displaced, remain in many areas of Lebanon, according to the agency. Most assistance is coming from government bodies, but UNHCR teams are also assisting those in need by providing items like tents, blankets and mattresses. read more

Royal Bank of Scotland in 55B settlement over US mortgages

by Danica Kirka, The Associated Press Posted Jul 12, 2017 6:57 am MDT Last Updated Jul 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email LONDON – Royal Bank of Scotland said Wednesday it has reached a $5.5 billion settlement in the United States over the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis — a key milestone in the institution’s efforts to put its past sins behind it.The deal with the Federal Housing Finance Agency — the conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — resolves claims regarding the issuance and underwriting of approximately $32 billion (25 billion pounds) of residential mortgage-backed securities. The bank must still resolve outstanding civil and criminal claims with the Department of Justice.RBS CEO Ross McEwan characterized the settlement as a “stark reminder” of the heavy price British taxpayer and the bank itself paid for the global ambitions of the institution under disgraced former boss Fred Goodwin.“It’s never a great experience for a CEO to effectively be writing such a large check — 4.2 billion pounds,” McEwan said on a conference call with reporters. Nonetheless, he said that the bank was “nearly through” with issues that have dogged efforts to return to profit.The Federal Housing Finance Agency sued 18 major U.S. and foreign banks in 2011 over their sales of mortgage securities to Fannie and Freddie. The total price for the securities sold was $196 billion.The settlement with Royal Bank of Scotland was the 17th agreement reached by the agency.The 18 banks included two other British banks, Barclays and HSBC. They agreed to pay $280 million and $550 million, respectively, in settlements with the FHFA in 2014.The U.S. government rescued Fannie and Freddie at the height of the financial crisis in September 2008 when they were on the verge of collapse. The companies received taxpayer aid totalling $187 billion. They have since become profitable and repaid the bailouts.McEwan has been at pains in recent months to insist RBS has put its legacy issues behind it. The bank was bailed out at the height of the financial crisis and is still owned by the British taxpayer.The settlement follows a deal last month with thousands of investors who sued amid allegations they were misled into buying shares in the Edinburgh-based bank in a 12 billion pound cash-call. The bank’s shares collapsed soon after it was bailed out by the government.Under the settlement Wednesday, RBS will pay $5.5 billion, but be reimbursed for $754 million under indemnification agreements with third parties. The cost is largely covered by money it had already set aside in anticipation of a settlement.RBS had already put $8.3 billion to cover U.S. mis-selling claims, from which the Wednesday settlement will be deducted. It may need to take further provision for the civil and criminal claims by the U.S. justice officials.Joseph Dickerson, an analyst at Jefferies, predicted RBS will need to set aside another $2.5 billion for the Department of Justice deal in the fourth quarter.___Marcy Gordon in Washington contributed to this story. FILE – This is a Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 file photo of People as they walk past one of the headquarters buildings showing the logo of the Royal Bank of Scotland in London. Royal Bank of Scotland said wednesday july 12, 2017 that it has reached a $5.5 billion settlement in the United States over mortgage-backed securities issued before the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File) Royal Bank of Scotland in $5.5B settlement over US mortgages read more

Somalia Security Council agrees on short extension for mandate of African Union

“Noting the exceptional circumstances in New York City arising from Hurricane Sandy,” the Council said in a resolution adopted in a meeting on Wednesday afternoon, adding that it recognised in “those exceptional circumstances, the need for a short extension of the mandate of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM).”While most meetings at UN Headquarters in New York City earlier this week had been cancelled due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy – which caused death and destruction throughout the Caribbean region and the eastern US – Council members briefly met on Wednesday to discuss AMISOM’s mandate, which was set to expire on 31 October.Created and operated by the African Union Peace and Security Council in January 2007, AMISOM received a UN mandate from the world body’s Security Council the following month, and has been renewed ever since. With close to 10,000 peacekeepers, it is mandated to conduct peace support operations in Somalia, which has been affected by conflict for more than two decades. In its unanimously adopted resolution, the Council, acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, said it had determined that the situation in Somalia continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security in the region, and “decides to authorize the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment until 7 November 2012.”Chapter VII of the Charter allows the Council to use force in the face of a threat to peace or aggression, taking “such action by air, sea, or land forces as may be necessary to maintain or restore international peace and security,” including blockades and other operations by the forces of Member States.After decades of factional fighting and lawlessness, the East Africa country has been undergoing a peace and national reconciliation process, with a series of landmark steps in recent months that have helped to bring an end to the country’s nine-year political transition period. These steps included the adoption of a Provisional Constitution, the establishment of a new Parliament and the appointments of a new President and a new Prime Minister.Until last year, most of the country’s capital, Mogadishu, was, for several years, riven by a fluid frontline dividing the two sides – fighters belonging to the Al-Shabaab militant group and troops belonging to the Government of Somalia, with the latter supported by AMISOM.Since the Al-Shabaab withdrawal from the capital in August last year, the frontlines have been pushed back to surrounding areas. In late September, Al-Shabaab insurgents withdrew from the port city of Kismayo, their last remaining stronghold located a sizable urban area, but still control parts of the country’s south-central areas.Although the Al-Shabaab has now dispersed into a “rag-tag militia,” it has nonetheless, embarked on more asymmetrical, terrorist and hit-and-run tactics as it occasionally does in Mogadishu, according to the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), Augustine P. Mahiga.Addressing the Council earlier this month, Mr. Mahiga said that the security situation in Somalia has “vastly improved,” thanks to the continuing efforts of AMISOM, as well as Ethiopian forces and the Somali Government and its local allied forces.He said it was essential that AMISOM is supported to control more effectively the coastal waters around Mogadishu, Marka, Baraawe and Kismayo, in order to protect its own forces, supply lines, interrupt Al-Shabaab re-supply lines and effectively secure the ports for commercial use.The African Union has informed the Council that, working together with the UN, it intends to undertake a thorough assessment of AMISOM and how best it can contribute to the stabilization of Somalia in light of the gains made on the ground and the challenges ahead. Also, earlier this week, Mr. Mahiga condemned, in the “strongest terms,” the latest killing of another media worker in Mogadishu. The latest victim was a playwright and comedian for the Kulmiye News Network, Warsame Shire Awale, who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen, according to an UNPOS news release.“This has been the deadliest year for journalists and media workers in Somalia” Mr. Mahiga noted. “The latest killing raised the number of Somali media professionals killed in 2012 to 18.” On Sunday, a journalist and producer with Radio Shabelle, Mohamed Mohamud Turyare, died as a result of wounds inflicted on 21 October when he was shot in a similar attack. “I strongly condemn the targeted and persistent assault on Somalia’s media professionals. The world is concerned that none of these murders have resulted in conclusive arrests, investigations and due process or convictions of suspects,” Mr. Mahiga said. He added, “We renew our offer to facilitate assistance to the Government in addressing impunity and urge the Somali public to assist the Government by providing information, which will expose perpetrators of these violent acts to law enforcement agencies.” read more

IRM des délais dattente trop longs

first_imgIRM : des délais d’attente trop longsFrance – Si le plan cancer 2 prévoyait un délai d’attente de moins de 10 jours pour bénéficier d’une IRM, la réalité est bien éloignée de ce laps de temps. Il faut attendre en moyenne 34,6 jours pour pouvoir se prêter à cet examen médical. La septième enquête annuelle “Cemka-Eval” menée pour Imagerie Santé Avenir a révélé mercredi les délais d’attente excessifs pour bénéficier d’une IRM (imagerie par résonance magnétique). En janvier 2010, il fallait en moyenne plus d’un mois pour passer ce type d’examen.Ce délai est en constante augmentation : 29,3 jours en 2005 contre 34,5 jours en 2009. En cause : un équipement insuffisant (543 appareils dans les structures médicales, soit 8,7 appareils par million d’habitants). La Suisse par exemple, bénéficie de trente IRM par million d’habitants.De plus, de fortes disparités ont été constatées entre les régions. Dans les Pays de la Loire, il faut patienter 58,2 jours quand, en Île-de-France, le délai est considérablement réduit (22,3 jours). Le 25 juin 2010 à 14:08 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Geek Deals 20 Samsung Micro SDXC 100 off DJI Mavic Drone with

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(Coupon code: ANKER001 – List price: $21.99).Sphero R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid for $39.99 at Amazon (List price: $99.99).More Black Friday Electronics and Tech Deals here.Tools and Home Improvement, Kitchen Gadgets, and moreBuy Two or more 23andme DNA Ancestry Test kits for $49/each for $98 at 23andme (List price: $199.98).Instant Pot DUO60 6-Quart 1000W Electric Pressure Cooker for $69.99 at Amazon (List price: $99.99).Oral-B Pro 5000 Smart Series Bluetooth Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush for $54.94 at Amazon (Clip $15 Coupon and Coupon code: 20OB5000BF – List price: $159.99).ChargePoint Home 240V 32A Electric Vehicle Charger Wi-Fi Enabled Plug-in Station with 25 ft Charging Cord for $599 (Hardwired Station with 25 ft Charging Cord for $559) at Amazon (List price: $749).Anova Sous Vide 900W Bluetooth Precision Cooker Immersion Circulator for $99 at Amazon (List price: $199).Anova Culinary Nano 750W Sous Vide Precision Cooker for $74.99 at Amazon (List price: $99).Today Only: Anker Roav Jump Starter Pro 800A Peak 8000mAh Power Bank Car Jump Starter (Up to 6.0L Gas or 3.0L Diesel) for $74.99 at Amazon (List price: $99.99).Braun Series 7 790cc Electric Shaver System with Cleaning Station for $99.99 after $30 rebate at Amazon (Clip $40 Coupon – List price: $214.99).More Black Friday Home Deals here.For more great Black Friday deals go to TechBargains.last_img read more

12/6 WWE 205 Live Preview: Rich Swann-Brian Kendrick in Cruiserweight Title rematch tonight in…

first_img NFL Week 2 Preview With Mike Lombardi, Will Antonio Brown Play? Twitter Happy for the most with the cruiserweight division but i wish you could see people like tj perkins and kendrick have matches with the bigger guys. Also i made a pirate deck and I named it “the Kendrick”. December 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm Facebook Julian Edelman Launches Youtube Channel Comments are closed. Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next goddessroleplay Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WWE 205 Live on the WWE Network takes place tonight from Houston, Texas. Set for the show is WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann vs. Brian Kendrick in a rematch for the WWE Cruiserweight Title. Wrestleview.com will have live coverage of 205 Live beginning tonight at 10PM ET. Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipNFL Week 2 Preview With Mike Lombardi, Will Antonio Brown Play?Video Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 3:34/Current Time 0:04Loaded: 36.18%0:05Remaining Time -3:30 FullscreenUp NextThis 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.Replay the list Odell Beckham Can’t Wear His 250 Grand Watch On The Field Anymore Now Playing Up Next Pinterest Lawsuit accuses Patriots’ Brown of raping trainer WhatsApp Now Playing Up Next AFL Women’s guide for dummies 1 COMMENT 6/21 NXT Live Results: Houston, TX (Keith Lee takes on Adam Cole in the main event) Google+ Now Playing Up Next WWE announces 2020 Royal Rumble tickets to go on-sale Friday, September 20 8/17 WWE Live Results: Houston and Grand Forks (Kingston vs. Orton, Rollins vs. Corbin) Ben Roethlisbergerlast_img read more

Alexa Bliss to host pre-WWE TLC PPV press conference on RAW Monday in San…

first_img Ronda Rousey Facebook WWE.com posted Friday that Alexa Bliss, who is the current head of the RAW Women’s Division, announced on her Twitter she will be holding a press conference on this Monday’s RAW go-home show live from San Diego.The press conference comes in advance of the RAW Women’s Championship match at the TLC pay per view on December 16 in San Jose between Ronda Rousey and Nia Jax.WWE fans can submit their questions for the press conference using #AskAlexa.Wrestleview.com will have live RAW results this Monday night at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT.Mike and Victoria Tedesco will be live after RAW on YouTube to review the show!You can check out Alexa’s Twitter post below announcing the press conference.Since taking over the #Raw Women’s division, I’ve put our female Superstars at the forefront of @WWE. So before @NiaJaxWWE and @RondaRousey face off at #WWETLC, I’m holding a press conference and may actually use some of YOUR questions. Use #AskAlexa…and make them good. pic.twitter.com/ZbXEDFTxQB— Lexi Kaufman (@AlexaBliss_WWE) December 7, 2018 Twitter WhatsApp Ronda Rousey Highlighting WWEs Problems WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipCaptain Marvel Star Brie Larson Wants A WWE MatchVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration -:-/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Remaining Time -0:00 FullscreenUp NextThis 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.Replay the list Now Playing Up Next Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Alexa Bliss Reportedly Injured Videos Articles Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Nia Jax Now Playing Up Next Captain Marvel Star Brie Larson Wants A WWE Match Now Playing Up Next Brie Larson Google+ Videos Articles Joan Jett Set To Perform Ronda Rouseys Entrance At WrestleMania 35 Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Jerome Wilen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Ronda Rousey On WWE: I Love This Job, But I Dont Need It Pinterest Now Playing Up Nextlast_img read more

Man Utds preseason squad announced

first_imgManchester United have announced their pre-season squad for the tour of the United States with Mason Greenwood and Tahith Chong being namedJose Mourinho’s side departed Manchester Airport on Sunday night ahead of their preseason friendlies against Club America, San Jose Earthquakes, AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid in the USA.But, due to the World Cup, the Red Devils will have to make do without 12 first-team players.Although this does present an opportunity for a number of young rising stars to make their mark this summer with 16-year-old Greenwood included after scoring 17 times for United’s Under-18 team last season.Dutch winger Chong. RoShaun Williams, Ethan Hamilton, James Garner and Joshua Bohui, meanwhile, have all been included.Italian defender Matteo Darmian is also in the squad, despite being heavily linked with a departure this summer.Alexis Sanchez is expected to join up with his teammates in America, despite having been absent on Sunday night.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…United’s preseason squadGoalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Joel Pereira, Lee GrantDefenders: Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian, Diogo Dalot, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, RoShaun Williams, Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Axel Tuanzebe, Demetri Mitchell, Luke ShawMidfielders: James Garner, Ander Herrera, Andreas Pereira, Scott McTominay, Ethan HamiltonForwards: Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Mason Greenwood, Joshua Bohui(As stated on MEN)last_img read more

Bankruptcy recovery spurs big second quarter growth for Caesars

first_img South Korea’s foreigner-only casinos see revenues grow in August RelatedPosts Sale of the century Same-store net revenues improved 2.8% to US$2.12 billion while same-store adjusted EBITDAR increased 13.1% to US$623 million, driven by revenue growth in gaming and hospitality plus operating cost reduction.“We delivered solid second quarter results, led by strong gaming and hospitality performance in Las Vegas, where we have completed renovating 60% of our 23,000 hotel rooms since 2014. The results also reflect balanced, robust cost management and growth strategies,” said Caesars President & CEO Mark Frissora.“Caesars remains positioned for sustained revenue and EBITDAR growth and starting this quarter we begin to realize the benefits of the Centaur acquisition, which closed on 16 July, and new sports betting businesses in New Jersey and Mississippi.” The inclusion of Caesars Entertainment Operating Co Inc following its emergence from bankruptcy late last year has helped Caesars Entertainment Corp to a US$1.11 billion increase in revenue in 2Q18, up to US$2.12 from US$1.01 billion in the same period last year.Net income improved to US$29 million from a net loss of US$1.43 billion in 2Q17 due to restructuring charges in the prior year. The show must go on Load Morelast_img read more

Lady Gaga reveals few performance details at Super Bowl Media Center

first_imgLady Gaga chilled with reporters today and talked about those Beyonce rumors… and just about everything else we wanted to know about the halftime show. We’re not saying she was evasive, but let’s just say she was big on ideas but short on details.Lady Gaga has been preparing for her Super Bowl halftime show for months…Lady Gaga: “I’m absolutely honored to be doing the Pepsi Halftime show.”And Thursday, the Grammy winner shared what fans can expect from her half time performance at the Super Bowl Media Center in Houston.Lady Gaga: “Oh, we have some thing’s planned for this weekend.”Will she make any political statements?Gaga said she’ll make ones she’s consistently made throughout her career. Lady Gaga: “I believe in a passion for inclusion. I believe in the spirit of equality and the spirit of this country — one of love and compassion and kindness.”Gaga shared the stage with icon, Tony Bennett, Sunday.Tony also gave Gaga performance advice.Lady Gaga: “Tony always encourages me to just tell the story of the songs, and to stay grounded in my craft and who I am as an artist.”Lady G also addressed those Beyonce rumors about the two performing together.Lady Gaga: “I have sent her flowers after I heard her amazing news. I’m going to be taking the spirit of many performers with me on that stage.”Celebrated country singer, Luke Bryan was also on hand. He’ll sing the National Anthem before the big game. Luke Bryan: “I’m gonna walk out there and kind of follow my heart, and follow the vibe of the room.”Even though Bryan says he’s pretty nervous to sing in front of millions of people, he also thinks it’s the opportunity of a lifetime.Luke Bryan: “It’ll certainly be a highlight of my career, and my entertainment life, to be able to walk out there and hopefully perform the anthem in a way that I’ve always dreamed I would do it.”And three cast members from the hit broadway musical “Hamilton” will sing “America the Beautiful” during pre game festivities.Treat your case of Super Bowl fever all day Sunday here on 7. Coverage begins at 11 a.m., kick off is set for 6:30 p.m.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Fourmonthold boy dies after drunk father slams him on ground

first_imgDAMOH: A four-month-old boy died after his drunk father slammed him on the ground following an argument with his wife at a village in the district, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Monday, police said. The accused, identified as Uday Kushwaha (28), was arrested under IPC section 302 (murder), Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Vivek Lal said on Wednesday. Also Read – After liquor, Bihar bans ‘pan masala’ as well Advertise With Us The couple, residents of Panna district, had come to Sadak Hardua village, about 52 kms from Damoh district headquarters, to attend a marriage function, he said. “After getting drunk, Kushwaha started arguing with his wife. During their verbal tiff, Uday lost his temper. He lifted their baby and slammed him on the ground,” Lal said, adding that the child died on the spot. After the incident, people present there caught the accused and handed him over to the police, he said.last_img read more

For the first time LeBron James is showing signs of mental and

first_imgColin is live from Super Bowl LI in Houston:In football, the shield is the star. In baseball, history is the star. In the NBA, the stars are the stars. LeBron James is the biggest NBA star and just publicly ripped Charles Barkley after Barkley criticized his public comments ripping the Cavs.Colin doesn’t think Sir Charles was out of line in his criticisms, but for the first time he thinks 14 plus years of exposure to intense pressure and criticism is finally getting to James.“I am sensing mental and physical fatigue from LeBron James.”Colin openly questioned San Francisco’s hiring of John Lynch as their new GM. He knows and likes Lynch personally, but thought that the hire was bizarre. Last night, Colin sat down with Lynch over a couple of sodas and came away impressed with Lynch’s plan to succeed and especially his self-awareness to realize he needs to surround himself with experienced personnel people.Colin thinks the biggest obstacle to Lynch’s success is Niners owner Jed York. York has a history of leaking unfavorable stories to the press to shed negative light on his coaches and GM’s and make himself look better. He did it with Harbaugh and Chip Kelly. John Lynch needs to watch his back.It worries me with the 49’ers that people show you who they are, and whenever I see 49’ers stories, some were leaked to my former employer, some were leaked to us.I just feel that I can’t trust the guy running that football team. He keeps showing me time and time again.”Guests:Travis Kelce – Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro tight end is on set to discuss his reality TV show Catching Kelce; how things on the show got weird; why he would keep the Pro Bowl and get rid of the preseason; if he feels a need a to pursue off field opportunities because of the short length of the average NFL career;Peter King – Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the MMQB is on set to explain how the John Lynch hiring caught him off-guard; what he thinks Peyton Manning’s next step will be; why Art Modell told Robert Kraft not to hire Bill Belichick; why he thinks Belichick hasn’t talked to him in 10 years;Warren Moon – 9-time Pro Bowler, NFL Hall of Famer and Seahawks analyst is on set to discuss the future of the Pro Bowl; why he thinks that NFL teams need the preseason; why he would go back to the old-style NFL training camp; if he ever got nervous before a big game; and if he would give up his Hall of Fame jacket for a Super Bowl ring.Joe Theismann – NFL MVP Super Bowl champion with the Washington Redskins is on set to talk about his Super Bowl winning team; how he ended up returning punts as a rookie; why he thinks Brady is the G.O.A.T; why he thinks Tom Brady has one of the strongest arm’s in NFL history; and word association with all-time quarterbacks.Bill Romanowski – 4-time Super Bowl champion with the Broncos and 49’ers is on set to break down his dinner with Colin last night; recall his favorite memories from his 4 Super Bowl wins; his preparation leading up to the games; if it’s possible to over prepare; and his Super Bowl pick.last_img read more

VIDEO Colin ate some Marinersstyle grasshoppers and it was a big mistake

first_imgThe Mariners have drawn viral media attention for offering fried grasshoppers as a food option for fans. Some people think the idea is disgusting, but the Mariners recently sold out of the bug bites, so obviously someone is eating them.When Colin heard about the grasshopper snacks, he said he would be willing to give them a try.Today in The Herd, he chowed down on the air. It was a huge mistake.Colin thought they were completely disgusting, and said when he bit down on one, he could, “Taste its feelings.”“The worst food experience of my life.”You can’t go wrong with a dog and a beer.“I can taste its feelings”“Worst food experience of my life”Inspired by the @Mariners, @ColinCowherd eats Grasshoppers pic.twitter.com/KkBlvwAS5n— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) April 14, 2017last_img read more

VIDEO A young Dale Earnhardt Jr interviewing his dad is the perfect

first_imgRIP Bob Hulse. Miss you dad. I hope you would be proud of what I’ve become. Advertisement Father’s Day is a day to give thanks to all of the dads that are here, and to remember those that have passed away.The crash that killed Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500 left a legion of NASCAR fans without their hero, and left Dale Earnhardt, Jr. without his father.Today, in honor of Father’s Day, the NASCAR Twitter account posted an old video of a teenage Junior interviewing The Intimidator after a win.Junior grills his dad about the race, but then cuts to the brass tracks and asks if he is going to get some money out of the deal. Dad wasn’t having it:center_img “I doubt it. You spent enough money down here this week.”The rest of a video is a touching tribute with clips of Junior and his dad, set to Zach Brown Band’s  My Old Man. Great stuff.“I can still remember every lesson he taught me.” — @zacbrownbandOn this #FathersDay, we honor the dads in #NASCARnation. pic.twitter.com/6kRoZk4NPB— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 18, 2017last_img read more

British court blocks sex criminals removal to US

first_imgThe judges said that commitment to the program would be in “flagrant denial” of Sullivan’s human rights.Sullivan, a dual U.S.-Irish citizen, is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl and sexually molesting two 11-year-olds in Minnesota in the 1990s. He escaped to Ireland as prosecutors prepared to file charges, and while staying there was convicted of sexually assaulting two 12-year-old girls.Authorities finally caught up with him two years ago in London, where he’d moved using an Irish passport that spelled his last name in Gaelic as “O’Suilleabhain.”The British judges made clear in an earlier decision that they would have supported Sullivan’s extradition had it not been for the sex treatment program, which they described as among the toughest in the United States.The Minnesota program, which began in the mid-1990s, allows civil courts to commit a person for sex offender treatment if a judge decides the person is sexually psychopathic or sexually dangerous. As of April 1, 641 people were in the program.The High Court justices outlined a litany of concerns, noting that offenders don’t have to be mentally ill to be committed; their offenses don’t have to be recent; and in some cases, those placed in the program don’t even have to have been convicted of any crime. New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates They said they would pursue criminal prosecutions if he returns to the US.Peter Wold, Sullivan’s criminal defense attorney in Minnesota, said the British judges had balked at the prospect of indefinite detention. “That offended them, and it should offend a lot of people, to have the prospect of people being committed with no end in sight,” he said.Michael Hall III, the attorney representing the three alleged victims in Minnesota, said it was unfortunate that Sullivan wouldn’t be held accountable by law enforcement.“Now, really the only avenue available to his victims in the U.S. is through the civil courts,” he said.Hall’s clients sued Sullivan in January. Sullivan’s attorney had asked that the case be put on hold pending a decision on extradition on criminal charges, but Hall said he anticipated the lawsuit would now go forward.Hall said he expected a civil jury to award “significant punitive damages” against Sullivan _ though he conceded there could be difficulties enforcing a judgment if Sullivan remains in Britain.___Associated Press writers Cassandra Vinograd in London and Amy Forliti in Minneapolis contributed to this report. The judges added they’d seen no evidence that anyone had ever been released from the program since it began in its current form in 1988.“There is a real risk that if returned, Mr. Sullivan will be the subject of an order of civil commitment,” the judges said in the June 20 decision, adding that placing him in the program would be a flagrant denial of his rights.They gave U.S. officials a week to guarantee that Sullivan wouldn’t be enrolled in the program, but when no assurances were made, the extradition proceedings were dropped Thursday.The program has been criticized for holding people indefinitely. A 64-year-old man became the first person to be granted a provisional discharge in more than a decade earlier this year when he was allowed to move into a Minneapolis-area halfway house. Only one other person was ever released from the program, and he was soon taken back into custody on a violation.In Minnesota, two county prosecutors said they were disappointed by the decision. The statement from Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman and Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom said it was “not in the interests of public safety” for them to commit to keeping Sullivan out of the program. 0 Comments   Share   Associated PressLONDON (AP) – Britain’s High Court on Thursday blocked a U.S. government bid to extradite a sex criminal to Minnesota, saying the state’s restrictive treatment program for sex offenders was far too draconian.Judges Alan Moses and David Eady endorsed 43-year-old Shawn Sullivan’s appeal against extradition after U.S. authorities refused to guarantee that Sullivan wouldn’t be placed in Minnesota’s civil commitment program, which provides for the indefinite detention of people found to be “sexually dangerous.” How do cataracts affect your vision? Top Stories 5 ways to recognize low testosterone Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Sponsored Stories More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvementslast_img read more

Global DMS Integrates eTrac Platform

first_imgGlobal DMS Integrates eTrac Platform in News, Technology Global DMS 2016-11-04 Staff Writer November 4, 2016 549 Views center_img Global DMS, a provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, has integrated its eTrac platform with LoanSafe® Appraisal Manager™ from CoreLogic to provide lenders, investors and AMCs with detailed analysis that ensures appraisal quality and accurately assesses the potential risk for a repurchase, according to a recent announcement from the company.“The new integration with LoanSafe Appraisal Manager complements our eTrac platform by providing clients with the ability to take advantage of comprehensive appraisal risk analysis,” said Vladimir Bien-Aime, president and CEO of GlobalDMS. “Utilizing this scoring technology can make the difference between accepting appraisals of high quality and those that may have increased valuation and quality issues.”The announcement says that after LoanSafe Appraisal Manager scores the appraisal, users are provided with a report that gives reviewers and underwriters a detailed analysis of appraisal quality, valuation uncertainty, market volatility and more. This streamlines the appraisal review process and speeds up the underwriting turn times, saving time and money while enhancing accuracy and mitigating risk.LoanSafe Appraisal Manager leverages nationwide, up-to-date, market-specific CoreLogic data covering 99 percent of U.S. residential properties. Sharelast_img read more