Senior Winnipeg police officer says powers needed to hold runaways

first_imgAPTN National NewsHow to handle chronic runaways is often a problem for police services.In Winnipeg, at-risk-youth are often picked up and then taken back to places like group homes, only to run away again.Now, one Winnipeg police officer believes there may be other options to help vulnerable teens.APTN’s Dennis Ward has this story.last_img

Morocco Built 1772 km of Highways as of 2016

Rabat – Morocco has recently shifted into high gear in the construction of its road infrastructure. As of 2016, Morocco has reached 1772 kilometers of highways.The number was announced by Anwar Benazzouz, the General Director of the Moroccan motorway operator Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) Thursday at a press conference in Rabat for the presentation of the company’s annual results of 2015.Currently, ADM builds, maintains and operates a motorway network of 1800 kilometers in total. According to the statistics made public during the press conference, Morocco’s motorway network comprised 1588 kilometers in use by December 31, 2015 and 184 kilometers are under construction. The rest is programmed for the medium term, as explained by the company’s representative. The motorway connecting Berrechid and Khouribga was inaugurated in 2015, while the Rabat-Sale bypass (42 km) and Safi-Al Jadida (143 km) are still in the terminal phase of construction. The Deputy Minister for Transport, Mohamed Najib Boulif, announced on Wednesday, May 11 that the highway bypassing Rabat and Sale and its landmark cable-stayed bridge would be inaugurated for traffic use in June.The average daily traffic amounted to 18.9 million vehicles per day in 2015, which represents an increase of 8.1% compared to 2014.This traffic has generated a revenue of 2,319 million dirhams, an increase of 9.7% compared to 2014, according to the ADM.Despite the increase in traffic, ADM’s net income is, however, still in deficit as explained by the company. December 31, 2015 marked a loss of 2,150 million dirhams, compared to 1.114 million dirhams in 2014. read more

CREA reports October home sales in Canada up 09 per cent from

OTTAWA — Canadian home sales in October ticked higher compared with September, the third consecutive monthly increase.The Canadian Real Estate Association said Wednesday the number of homes sold through its MLS system in October was up 0.9 per cent from the previous month, led by the Toronto region and the Fraser Valley in B.C.TD Bank senior economist Michael Dolega said the report corroborates the notion that the Canadian housing market continues to manoeuvre a soft landing.“Markets in Ontario remain vulnerable given affordability issues and lingering uncertainty regarding policies, but it would appear that the worst is behind the province, with some stability likely in store in the near- to medium-term,” Dolega wrote in a note to clients.The increase in sales came as the number of newly listed homes slipped 0.8 per cent in October following a jump of more than five per cent in September.The national sales-to-new listings ratio rose to 56.7 per cent in October from 55.7 per cent in September. CREA said a national sales-to-new listings ratio of between 40 per cent and 60 per cent is generally consistent with a balanced market.Compared with a year ago, the number of homes sold in October fell 4.3 per cent.The national average price for a home sold in October was $505,937, up five per cent from a year ago. Excluding Greater Vancouver and Greater Toronto, the average price was just over $383,000.Meanwhile, the Teranet–National Bank composite house price index in October fell 1.0 per cent compared with September, the second consecutive monthly decline and the largest since September 2010.The composite index for October was up 10.0 per cent from a year ago, the smallest 12-month rise since June 2016.Home sales in Canada hit a fevered pitch in the spring of 2017 before the Ontario government moved to cool the market in and around Toronto with the introduction of measures including a tax on foreign buyers like the one put in place last year in Vancouver.The market has also seen two rate increases by the Bank of Canada that have prompted an increase in the prime lending rates at the country’s big banks, with stricter lending rules set to come into place next year.In a report Wednesday, DBRS said mortgage borrowers in Canada could be shocked at their five-year renewal to find their mortgage payments are going up as rates begin to rise.“Over the last three decades, Canadian households have generally benefited from lower rates and have not had to adjust their spending patterns to cope with higher mortgages rates,” the debt rating agency said.CIBC deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal said the combination of higher interest rates and regulatory changes will work to reduce purchasing power, but the impact will probably be short-lived.“The level of activity is likely to stabilize and perhaps soften in the coming quarters as markets adjust to recent and upcoming regulatory changes,” Tal wrote in a report.“But when the fog clears it will become evident that the long-term trajectory of the market will show even tighter conditions. The supply issues facing centres such as Toronto and Vancouver will worsen and demand is routinely understated.”Tal said that without significant change in housing policies and preferences, there is nothing in the pipeline to alleviate the pressure. read more

UN agencys Afghan housing programme intensifies in advance of winter

A scheme to rebuild homes for thousands of returning refugees in Afghanistan has been stepped up in a bid to beat the country’s usually bitter winter, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said today. But the plan’s progress is being hampered by the lack of locally available building materials, the inadequate roads used to transport the materials, and security problems in many rural areas, the UN agency said. A spokesman for UNHCR, Peter Kessler, said today in Geneva that 13,000 homes have been built so far and another 27,000 are under construction. The UNHCR-funded initiative has the goal of building 52,000 homes this year for around 270,000 refugees. The project includes the refurbishment of 24 public buildings in the Afghan capital Kabul, which currently house squatters. Last year the same UNHCR initiative resulted in more than 40,000 homes, providing shelter to an estimated 200,000 families. At least 541,000 Afghan refugees have returned to their homeland this year, with the majority arriving from Pakistan and Iran. read more

Annan proposes open dialogue to tackle international migration in 2006

With migrants worldwide numbering more than 175 million – more than the population of any other country except for the biggest four, Secretary-General Kofi Annan is proposing that United Nations Member States open a free-flowing dialogue ahead of next year’s General Assembly debate to tackle issues from human trafficking to money remittances.“The high-level dialogue on international migration and development will provide a unique opportunity for the international community to set the foundation for enhanced international cooperation in addressing the multifaceted issues raised by the international movement of people,” he says in a report to the General Assembly. Mr. Annan is recommending that Member States speak from their seats without prepared statements about the effects of migration on economic and social development, the migration of highly skilled persons, actions to improve the remittances on development, and international cooperation to combat the trafficking in persons. The Secretary-General’s proposed format is meant to encourage an interactive, free-flowing debate so that innovative ideas are not stifled. He also calls for ministerial level participation by Member States, and for stakeholders to be present at the “highest” level, in a discussion that will precede the 2006 Assembly general debate on migration.The session should be subsequently broken into round tables that will focus on specific topics, says the report.As of 2000, 175 million people around the world were living away from their home countries, more than double the number four decades ago. According to the World Bank, migrant workers make up about 3 per cent of the world population, and sent remittances home worth $110 billion in 2004, 52 per cent more than in 2001. In 1960, only about 75 million, or 2.5 per cent of the world’s population, were international migrants. read more

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout Mexico leaned on diplomacy

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy MEXICO CITY – Like the rest of the world, Mexico only learned through media reports that the Trump administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.Mexico’s top diplomat said Thursday that President Enrique Pena Nieto’s government immediately launched a diplomatic full-court press. That led to a Pena Nieto phone call with President Donald Trump, a U.S. promise not to leave NAFTA for now and a commitment by all three nations in the pact to work on renegotiating it.Mexico and the U.S. still have points of disagreement but “we are advancing in the right direction,” Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray said.But just as Trump warned that he was still prepared to walk away from NAFTA unless he gets “a fair deal for the United States,” Videgaray noted there is no reason for Mexico to stay either if negotiations are unfavourable to it.In an interview with the Televisa network, Videgaray gave a blow-by-blow account of Mexico’s response after it first saw reports about the draft order around midmorning Wednesday.Mexican officials reached out to various interlocutors in the U.S. government who, he said, told them that no final decision had been made and the draft was under consideration more as a way to pressure the U.S. Congress to speed up the process of getting to the negotiating table.Senate confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as Trump’s nominee for U.S. trade representative, who would lead the United States in NAFTA talks, has taken longer than anticipated.Mexican officials continued to talk to their U.S. counterparts as the hours passed, and toward the end of the day Pena Nieto called Trump for a conversation that lasted about 20 minutes.Videgaray said the Mexican president told Trump that he was aware of internal U.S. politics, but that signing an order for the U.S. to quit NAFTA “would naturally have very negative consequences in Mexico, that for Mexico it would be practically impossible to negotiate under such conditions.”Indeed, the uncertainty over NAFTA had by then helped send the Mexican peso plunging about 1.7 per cent to close at 19.21 to the U.S. dollar Wednesday. According to an analysis by Banco BASE, it was the biggest single-day depreciation for the currency since Jan. 18.Trump and Pena Nieto “agreed that that option would not be taken, but instead we would continue along the path of negotiation,” Videgaray told Televisa.The peso recovered to 19.03 to the dollar Thursday, after the governments issued parallel statements committing to renegotiating NAFTA.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a similar phone call with Trump on Wednesday in which he told the U.S. president that cancelling NAFTA would cause a lot of disruption and be painful for many families.“I’m happy to engage with the president regularly,” Trudeau said Thursday. “What we’ve talked about over the last couple of days is trade and I’ve been emphasizing that NAFTA has been improved a dozen times over the last 20 years.”Neither Videgaray nor Trudeau mentioned whether the Mexican and Canadian governments were in communication or co-ordinated their efforts. But in the past the two countries have spoken of supporting each other in NAFTA discussions.Late Thursday, the Mexican government issued a statement saying Pena Nieto and Trudeau spoke by phone that same day to discuss NAFTA.“They agreed to remain in close communication to ensure that the process of modernization (of the pact) is successful, to the benefit of both nations,” Pena Nieto’s office said.Some analysts suggested that with the Trump administration approaching its 100-day mark and the clock ticking on NAFTA, the draft order could have been an attempt for the U.S. president to flex some muscle over the negotiations.Jorge Guajardo, a former Mexican diplomat and senior director at the Washington-based international strategy firm McLarty Associates, said he doubted it was merely a ploy to twist the arms of U.S. lawmakers.“You don’t go and float these rumours and have the markets crash, and currencies, and threaten bilateral relations just to prod your own party into acting in Congress,” Guajardo said.On Thursday, Trump struck a largely conciliatory tone, acknowledging that ending NAFTA would be a “shock to the system” and saying he has “very good” relationships with both Pena Nieto and Trudeau.“So they asked me to renegotiate. … Now, if I’m unable to make a fair deal, if I’m unable to make a fair deal for the United States, meaning a fair deal for our workers and our companies, I will terminate NAFTA,” Trump said. “But we’re going to give renegotiation a good strong shot.”As a candidate, Trump frequently called NAFTA a “disaster” and vowed to renegotiate its terms or scuttle it altogether.Guajardo warned that “bullying tactics” could potentially sour Mexico on a relationship that’s worth some $583.6 billion in annual bilateral trade.“NAFTA, at the end of the day, I think will be saved. But the well will be poisoned,” he said.___Associated Press writer Charmaine Noronha in Toronto contributed to this report.___Follow Peter Orsi on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Peter_Orsi FILE – In this Aug. 31, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump walks with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto at the end of their joint statement at Los Pinos, the presidential official residence, in Mexico City. Like the rest of the world, Mexico only learned through media reports on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 that the Donald Trump Administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File) by Peter Orsi, The Associated Press Posted Apr 27, 2017 8:32 pm MDT Last Updated Apr 27, 2017 at 9:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

Baseball Ohio State splits four games to open season Ratcliff and Washington

OSU then-junior catcher Jalen Washington (2) swings at a ball during a game against Bethune-Cookman at Bill Davis Stadium on April 1, 2016. Lantern file photoEntering the 2017 season, the biggest question surrounding the Ohio State baseball team was how coach Greg Beals would replace seven everyday starters.The Buckeyes seemed to answer that question emphatically, combining for 21 runs on 18 hits during the first two games at the Sunshine State Classic Series. But, their offense slumped across the final two contests, posting only four runs on 11 hits.The offense found over the weekend came largely from the bats of redshirt senior designated hitter Zach Ratcliff and senior shortstop and co-captain Jalen Washington. Ratcliff hit .438 with seven hits, two home runs, six RBIs and five runs scored. Washington finished the weekend with a .385 batting average, one stolen base, three runs scored and was hit by four pitches.OSU opened its season with a 2-2 start.Game 1 versus Kansas StateA dominant outing from redshirt junior starting pitcher and co-captain Adam Niemeyer on Opening Day helped led the Buckeyes to a 6-3 victory over the Wildcats.The scoring began in the top half of the third for OSU. After Kansas State redshirt sophomore starting pitcher Bryce Ward set the first two down in order, OSU junior center fielder Tre’ Gantt tripled down the right field line. Washington followed that up with a grounder to the second baseman who couldn’t handle it, allowing Washington to reach first and Gantt to score the first Buckeye run of the season.A double and a walk loaded the bases for junior first baseman Bo Coolen who doubled down the left field line, driving in two runs and bringing the OSU lead to 3-0.The next inning, the Buckeyes would again put up a crooked number. After the first two batters of the inning reached base and a sac bunt put them both in scoring position, a wild pitch was thrown by freshman reliever Tyler McKay, allowing sophomore third baseman Brady Cherry to score from third.A walk to Gantt brought Washington to the plate who lined a base hit down the left field line, scoring another run and expanding the Buckeye lead to 5-0. A bases-loaded walk later in the inning added to the OSU lead, putting them ahead 6-0.The only run Niemeyer surrendered came in the bottom half of the sixth inning after the first two runners he faced reached base on a single and an error. A single by redshirt senior outfielder Steve Serratore drove in the run, drawing the Wildcats closer, 6-1. The Wildcats plated two unearned runs off junior reliever Seth Kinker in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the Buckeyes held on for the 6-3 victory. Niemeyer finished the game having allowed only one unearned run on six hits, no walks and one strikeout.Game 2 versus DelawareIn a high-scoring affair driven by three grand slams, OSU beat Delaware 15-10 thanks to Ratcliff’s monster day. The fifth-year designated hitter delivered the game’s first runs with a two-run home run to left field in the bottom of the second, giving OSU the early 2-0 lead.But Delaware responded in a big way in the top of the third. A grand slam from redshirt senior outfielder Jordan Glover led the Blue Hens’ offensive charge as they jumped out to an early 6-2 lead. An inning later, Delaware added another run to bring the score to 7-2.In the bottom-half of the fourth inning, Ratcliff came up to bat and for the second time, deposited a two-run home run over the left field fence to draw the Buckeyes within five. The Blue Hens responded, adding two more of their own in the top of the fifth.Down 9-4, the OSU offense exploded in the bottom of the seventh inning. Junior second baseman Noah McGowan stepped up to the plate with a bases-loaded opportunity and cashed in with a grand slam, drawing the Scarlet and Gray to within one.The next two batters reached base for Ratcliff who again delivered, this time with a two-RBI double to the right-center field gap. Ratliff would later score, expanding the Buckeye lead to 11-9.The next inning, OSU got right back where they left off. Now with the score tied, Cherry stepped up to the dish with the bases juiced and delivered his second career grand slam to left-center field, jumping the OSU offense out to a commanding 15-9 lead. The Blue Hens added another run in the top of the ninth, but their comeback attempt fell short as OSU won the first game of their Saturday double-header 15-10. Ratcliff finished the day 4-4 with a pair of homers, a walk, four runs scored and six RBIs.Game 3 versus PittsburghThe Buckeye offense came rolling into this game, but they were completely silenced by senior right-hander Josh Falk in a 7-2 loss against Pittsburgh.The Buckeyes drew first blood. Gantt led off the top of the second inning with a ground-rule double and scored on a sacrifice fly from McGowan, giving OSU the early 1-0 lead.Pitt quickly took back the game with two runs scored in the bottom of the second on a two-run double from freshman right fielder Nico Popa. Another run in the bottom of the third expanded their lead to 3-1.The Panthers put up another run in the fourth, one in the seventh and two in the eighth to give them a 7-1 lead. As soon as Falk left the game in the ninth inning, the Buckeye offense started showing some life. The first two batters of the inning went down, but a pair of singles, a hit-by-pitch and an RBI walk from redshirt senior left fielder Shea Murray brought the score to 7-2. The OSU comeback ended there, however, as the pinch-hitter lined out to shortstop to end their comeback.Falk finished the game with eight innings of one-run, three-hit ball. He walked three and struck out seven.Game 4 versus Kansas StateComing off a game where the offense looked stagnant, OSU once again came out of the gate slow, and fell to Kansas State 3-2 in their second meeting with the Wildcats.Down 2-0 in the bottom half of the fifth inning, OSU found some life in their offense. After a triple and a walk put runners on the corners, Gantt singled to right center to put the Scarlet and Gray on the scoreboard. Washington followed that up with a double to left, tying the game at two.The game remained tied until the top of the eighth inning. Redshirt senior shortstop Jake Wodtke led off the frame with a single up the middle and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt. Senior first baseman Jake Scudder followed the sacrifice with a single to center, driving in the Wildcats’ third run of the game and bringing the score to 3-2. In his first game since Tommy John surgery, OSU redshirt senior starting pitcher Jake Post looked solid, delivering six innings with only two runs allowed on five hits while striking out three. Washington and Ratcliff were the only two Buckeye hitters with multi-hit games.The Buckeyes will travel to Surprise, Arizona, on Thursday to begin the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge. They open against Utah on at 8 p.m. and will split four games over the weekend between the Utes and the No. 8 Oregon State Beavers. read more

Can you really stand an egg on end on the day of

first_imgUpdated 22.45pmIT’S AN OFT-REPEATED urban legend that you are able to stand an egg on end on the day of the vernal equinox – or at least, that it’s easier to do it on that day.Scientists have found that – unsurprisingly – you’re as likely to be able to do it on the day of the equinox as you are on any other day, but given that it only comes along twice a year, we thought we’d give it a shot today.Things got competitive. Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTubeVideo: Nicky Ryan/TheJournal.ieFirst published 15.53pmDebunked: Will a bee die if it stings you? > Read: Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button more than once make any difference? >last_img

Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage

first_imgA FERRY DELIVERY of water to Inis Meáin is due later today as two of the three Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortages due to depleted reserves.In a statement to TheJournal.ie, Irish Water said that they and Galway County Council are organising a water supply delivery to Inis Meáin to replenish the water reserves.The first delivery, of around 120 cubic metres of water (120,000 litres), is planned for later today, at least two runs a day will continue “as necessary” until the shortage has been alleviated.Meanwhile, water restrictions have been introduced for Inis Oírr and will remain in place “until further notice”. There are sufficient resources in the island’s reservoir at this time, according to Irish Water and Galway County Council, but plans are underway to replenish reserves at the water source on the island “over the coming weeks”.Irish Water says that there are no issues with the water supply on Inis Mór.last_img read more

Upcoming WWE schedule from 2228 Ric Flair makes his Super Bowl prediction

first_img Now Playing Up Next “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair throws out the first pitch at yesterday’s Houston Astros game Roman Reigns is in Remission WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair Hospitalized Jared Leto Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair HospitalizedVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:45/Current Time 0:10Loaded: 100.00%0:10Remaining Time -0:35 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 Google+ Pinterest Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Ric Flair signs deal with Adidas, Says “We’re fixin’ to make Nike the second brand” Facebook WhatsApp Ric Flair Upcoming WWE schedule from 2/2-2/8Here is the upcoming WWE schedule from February 2 to February 8, 2018.* NXT TV tapings in Atlanta, Georgia tonight (February 2)* WWE live event in Salina, Kansas tonight (February 2)* NXT live event in Largo, Florida on Saturday (February 3)* WWE live event in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday (February 3)* NXT live event in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday (February 3)* WWE live event in North Little Rock, Arkansas on Sunday (February 4)* WWE live event in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday (February 4)* NXT live event in Knoxville, Tennessee on Sunday (February 4)* Monday Night RAW live in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday (February 5)* WWE live event in Springfield, Missouri on Monday (February 5)* Smackdown Live/Mixed Match Challenge/205 Live tapings in Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday (February 6)* NXT live event in Dade City, Florida on Thursday (February 8)Ric Flair makes his Super Bowl predictionWWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is currently in Minneapolis for the Super Bowl this weekend and gave his prediction for the big game this Sunday night..@RicFlairNatrBoy proclaims Philly as the best sports town and picks the #Eagles. #WingBowl pic.twitter.com/KQJrpzmQfI— SPORTSRADIO 94WIP (@SportsRadioWIP) February 2, 2018 Now Playing Up Next Ric Flair Opens Up About 2017 Health Scare Now Playing Up Next Twitter Bully Ray Calls Out Ring Of Honor Fan On Twitter Videos Articles Ric Flair threatens WWE with legal action over Becky Lynch’s “The Man” gimmick Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasionslast_img read more

Knifewielding man dies after Miami Police use Tasers

first_img Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI (WSVN) – A man who pulled a knife when he was confronted by police officers in Miami died after he was shocked with Tasers.Surveillance video shows the subject acting in an erratic manner in the middle of Northeast 79th Street, near Biscayne Boulevard, early Sunday morning.Miami Police officers pulled up at around 4:40 a.m. to confront the man who, officials believe, was under the influence of drugs.Officials said the subject became combative and pulled out a knife.“They were pleading with him to please put the knife down, to come over to be treated by rescue,” said Miami-Dade Police Deputy Chief Ronald Papier. “At some point, he refused to put the knife down and began to make stabbing motions toward himself.”It was at this point when, investigators said, the officers deployed their Tasers, hoping to prevent the man from hurting himself.Rescue crews took him to North Shore Hospital, where he later died. last_img read more

Seventeencom Partners with Mulu for Social ECommerce Program

first_imgHearst Digital Media partnered with Mulu to launch a social giving e-commerce program on Seventeen.com. The initiative will aid Hearst’s e-commerce strategy, allowing the website’s visitors to directly purchase products personalized according to viewed content. The shopping recommendations, which appear in a “muluBox” widget at the bottom of the web page, will bring the visitor directly to the original website of the product for easier and faster shopping. Hearst plans to introduce the gadget on several of its other sites in the coming months. Additionally, the program allows Seventeen.com to appoint its affiliate earnings towards a chosen cause from products purchased in the muluBox; proceeds support the site’s selected cause, STOMP Out Bullying, an anti-bullying and cyber-bulling program. The Mulu widget is spread throughout Seventeen’s website, and will alter its featured products according to the content of the video, slideshow or article being viewed. “Shop Now in support of STOMP Out Bullying” is read directly above the gadget to inform shoppers of the site’s designated cause. Visitors can also circulate the cause by sharing the muluBox on their own personal blog pages. More on this topic Hearst Launches Widgets for Seventeen ELLE Launches Social Commerce On Facebook Hearst Magazines Digital Media Announces Staff Changes Flipboard Transitions from Curation to Commerce with New Shopping Catalogues Hearst to Close CosmoGirl! Hearst and Meebo Establish Digital PartnershipJust In BabyCenter Sold to Ziff Davis Parent J2 Media | News & Notes TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move The Atlantic Names New Global Marketing Head | People on the Move Shanker Out, Litterick In as CEO of EnsembleIQ This Just In: Magazines Are Not TV Networks Editor & Publisher Magazine Sold to Digital Media ConsultantPowered by The affiliation ideally creates a three-tiered advantage: increased shopping on Seventeen’s web pages, boosting Mulu’s idea of charity-based affiliate marketing to other brands and supporting the anti-bullying advocacy.According to Mulu’s website, online retailers pay 5 to 20 percent for referred sales. “Offering our consumers the ability to browse the products they love as well as shop the pages of our sites is an important strategic imperative for 2012 and beyond,” Grant Whitmore, vice president of Hearst Digital Media, said in a statement.last_img read more

Lady Gaga John Mayer Ariana Grande Speak Out For Gun Control

first_imgThis is terrorism plain and simple. Terror bares no race, gender or religion.  Democrats & Republicans please unite now #guncontrol— Gaga (@ladygaga) October 2, 2017 8) There’s two moralities: morality identity and morality-in-action. Our greater moral identity doesn’t match our actions so far.— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) October 2, 2017Las Vegas Shooting: Recording Academy Issues StatementRead more 7) If you’re not at least trying to fix this, you’re effectively telling the country in your (in)actions that this somehow acceptable.— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) October 2, 2017 Facebook No words. Just grief, sadness, and the never-ending attempt to make sense of something utterly senseless. Love to all in Las Vegas.— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) October 2, 2017″If you’re not at least trying to fix this, you’re effectively telling the country in your (in)actions that this somehow acceptable,” he tweeted. “There’s two moralities: morality identity and morality-in-action. Our greater moral identity doesn’t match our actions so far.” Email News My heart is breaking for Las Vegas. We need love, unity, peace, gun control & for people to look at this & call this what it is = terrorism.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) October 2, 2017 John Mayer also expressed his views in a lengthy series of tweets. Lady Gaga, John Mayer Speak Out For Gun Control lady-gaga-john-mayer-ariana-grande-speak-out-gun-control Along with Moby and the Chainsmokers, artists make a call for tougher legislation on guns following the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1Renée FabianGRAMMYs Oct 3, 2017 – 11:02 am Following the deadly mass shooting on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas during the Route 91 Harvest Festival that left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 injured, artists have renewed the call for stricter gun control laws.Artists including Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Moby, and the Chainsmokers have taken to social media to both offer support for the victims and Las Vegas as well as call on legislators to take action to help prevent mass shootings from happening. Twitter Lady Gaga, John Mayer, Ariana Grande Speak Out For Gun Control last_img read more

Central Bank holds twoday workshop for branch managers

first_imgHyderabad: Central Bank of India, Regional Office, Hyderabad and Warangal, is conducting a two-day workshop from Saturday for all branch managers on multilevel consultation and ideation process. Inaugurating the workshop, the Bank General Manager S R Dashen emphasised the importance of the workshop as it is useful at branch-level to review their performance, deliberate on the issues before the banking sector and ideate on future strategy and the way forward. Also Read – Car mechanic held in Hyderabad for killing Class 10 girl in Jadcherla Advertise With Us The meet focused on the ways and means to increase credit to various sectors of the economy, enhance use of technology to bring about innovation and enable big data analytics and make banking citizen centric as well as more responsive to the needs and aspirations of senior citizens, farmers, small industrialists, entrepreneurs, youth, students and women. Also Read – Techie strangled to death in Hyderabad Advertise With Us The discussions covering digital payments, agriculture and MSME credit, retail lending, export credit, use of technology in PSBs, etc., based on the thematic papers domain experts on various challenges facing the banking sector. The meet also reviewed the bank’s performance and its alignment with national priorities in areas such as Farm sector and Blue economy, Jal Shakti, MSME sector and MUDRA loans, education loans, export credit, green economy, Swatch Bharat, financial inclusion and women empowerment infrastructure/industry. Direct benefit transfers, less cash, digital economy services to senior citizens, corporate social responsibility etc.last_img read more

Rashmika Mandanna leaves Keerthy Suresh Kajal behind to bag Vijays Thalapathy 64

first_imgRashmika MandannaTwitterRashmika Mandanna’s wish to work with Vijay is going to be fulfilled soon. The Karnataka-based actress, who has earned popularity among Kannada and Tamil audience, is ready to conquer the hearts of Tamil cinegoers.Grapevine is abuzz with rumours of Rashmika being approached for Vijay’s next film, presently referred to as Thalapathy 64. The makers considered the likes of Keerthy Suresh and Kajal Aggarwal, but the Karnataka-based actress has bagged the film, say rumour mills.Similarly, there were rumours of Rashmika pairing up with Vijay in the Atlee Kumar-directorial. She had denied the news and tweeted, “A lot of you have been asking me if I am a part of Vijay sir’s and Atlee sir’s film but since that’s not happening this time I hope I get to work with them soon. I am so overwhelmed (like literally) to see such support from all of you. I will definitely make a debut there soon..) love you all very much..I again just want to say ‘nandri’ for all the love..(sic).”The Kirik Party actress is foraying into Kollywood with Bakkiyaraj Kannan’s film in which Karthi plays the lead. Apart from this project, she is working on Vijay Deverakonda’s Dear Comrade, Sukumar’s untitled film, Kannada movie Pogaru and a few others.The upcoming Vijay film is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj of Maanagaram fame. BV Combines, which had earlier funded Vijay’s films like Rasigan, Senthoorapandi and Deva, is bankrolling the latest flick. Thalapathy Vijay in Sarkar.PR HandoutThe shooting will begin once Vijay wraps up his current project with Atlee.last_img read more

UPDATE Former State Sen Carlos Uresti Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

first_img Share Robin Jerstad for The Texas TribuneFormer state Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, arrives at the federal courthouse in San Antonio on June 26, 2018. Robin Jerstad for The Texas TribuneFormer state Sen. Carlos Uresti was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison, four months after he was convicted of 11 felonies, including fraud and money laundering. After he’s released, he faces three years probation, according to multiple reports from his sentencing hearing.The San Antonio Democrat will remain out on bond until October, when he’s scheduled for a second, unrelated criminal trial.Uresti has also been ordered to pay $6.3 million in restitution to the victims of a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by the now-defunct oilfield services company FourWinds Logistics. Uresti worked as general counsel for the company, owned a 1 percent stake and earned a commission for recruiting investors, according to court documents.The two-decade veteran of the Texas Legislature, resigned last week, telling the San Antonio Express-News that his decision to leave office was not an attempt to win a more lenient sentence.Experts say resigning his seat — which colleagues on both sides of the aisle have been calling for since hours after the verdict was handed down earlier this year — could win him favor with prosecutors in the October trial.At the hearing, Uresti gave a lengthy statement, apologizing to the victims of FourWinds’ Ponzi scheme and conceding “I should have stepped up.”“I truly feel remorseful, ashamed, disappointed, disgraced, angry at myself and sad,” Uresti said, according to the San Antonio Express-News.Uresti’s defense lawyers asked U.S. District Judge David Ezra for a lenient sentence, touting a “lifetime of honorable achievements,” particularly his legislative efforts to protect vulnerable children. Prosecutors, meanwhile, advocated for at least 17 ½ years in prison.The special election to replace Uresti has been set for July 31. Eight candidates— including his brother, state Rep. Tomas Uresti, D-San Antonio — have lined up for the seat: four Democrats, three Republicans and one Libertarian. Tomas Uresti, a freshman in the state House, lost his primary in March — a somewhat surprising result many attributed to his brother’s conviction.last_img read more

Microsofts Surface Laptop Now Just 800

first_img Surface Pro 6 Review: The Best 2-in-1 Gets BetterThe Surface Pro 6 offers faster speed and much better battery life than its predecessor, making it a top pick.Volume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9接下来播放MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which 13-inch MacBook Is Right For You?03:46关闭选项Automated Captions – en-US facebook twitter 发邮件 reddit 链接https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/killer-deal-microsofts-1st-gen-surface-laptop-now-500?jwsource=cl已复制直播00:0003:1103:11Your Recommended Playlist03:46MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which 13-inch MacBook Is Right For You?02:01Apple’s Mac & iPad Pro Event: 5 Things You Need To Know01:30Best & Worst Laptop Brands 201901:30How to Use VLOOKUP in Excel01:32How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Display01:34How to Reset a Windows 10 PC02:14Chromebook Buying Guide关闭  by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeKelley Blue Book5 Mid-engine Corvettes That Weren’tKelley Blue BookUndoGrepolis – Free Online GameGamers Around the World Have Been Waiting for this GameGrepolis – Free Online GameUndoTODAYPolice Identify Girl Licking Ice Cream Tub In Viral VideoTODAYUndoMy Food and FamilyHealthy, Homemade Drunken Thai Noodles In Just 20 MinutesMy Food and FamilyUndoForbes.comSerena Williams Definitely Made This Forbes ListForbes.comUndoVerizon WirelessThis new phone will blow your mind.Verizon WirelessUndoAdvertisement It’ no longer Microsoft’s flagship, but the first-gen Surface Laptop is still a powerful laptop that offers plenty of style and performance for its price.Currently, Amazon has the Microsoft Surface Laptop (1st Gen) on sale for $799.99. Normally priced at $1,299, that’s a whopping $499 off its regular price and $50 cheaper than Best Buy’s current sale price for the same configuration. Buy Microsoft Surface Laptop for $799.99 at AmazonThe model on sale is Microsoft’s step-up model. It features a 13.5-inch PixelSense 2256 x 1504 LCD, 2.5GHz Core i5-7200U CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The machine is powered by Windows 10 S, which only runs apps from the Windows Store. Think of it as Microsoft’s answer to Chrome OS. However, you can make the switch to Windows 10 Pro for free, just keep in mind you won’t be able to revert to Windows 10 S.In our Surface Laptop review, we liked its bright and colorful display, comfortable keyboard, and 9-hour battery life. Although its SSD could be faster, the Surface Laptop remains one of the sexiest laptops in Microsoft’s arsenal. AdvertisementBest Laptop Deals in February 2019Best Laptops of 2019Best Laptops Under $1,000last_img read more

Gay News – September 2017

first_imgShare this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Latest Gay news and Gossip from Chiang MaiA week into September and the rainy season continues unabated with this years heavy rainfall continuing and showing no sign of diminishing yet. Although August is traditionally the wettest month, many tourist business find that September, statistically the second wettest month is the quietest for tourist trade. But, whilst evening entertainment may be dampened down, there is still plenty going on; read on to find where it’s raining men in gay Chiang Mai.Night Bazaar and Gay Soi 6Ram Bar – Cabaret ShowOne bar bucking the trend is Ram bar who have just announced SAWASDEE:center_img You can read full article here: http://www.gayinchiangmai.com/News/2017/gay-news-september-2017/ Thai Puan – Gay Magazine Issue 84Deadly shooting in Waikiki: Hawaii Tourists feel uncomfortableChiang Mai in Northern Thailand named one of Travel +Leisure World’s Top 15 Cities 2017last_img read more

Commemorative stamps issued for Pafos2017

first_imgA COMMEMORATIVE series of stamps highlighting the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 have been issued by the post office.The stamps are a set of three valued at 64 cents each, portraying ancient monuments, the sea and the natural environment.The series was designed by Nikos Ierodiakonou from Nicosia and printed in Athens by specialists Veridos-Matsoukis.“It would be inconceivable for an institution of such magnitude, hosted in Cyprus for the first time, not to have its own series of stamps, to convey across the world the message that Paphos is the European Capital of Culture for 2017,” said Pafos2017 chairman, Christos Patsalides.Director of the post office, Andreas Gregoriou, said the organisation had accepted the proposal with pleasure.“We were pleased to issue a series of stamps and contribute in this way towards enriching and promoting this great institution as stamps are amongst a country’s most important ambassadors,” he said. You May LikeTruthFinder People Search SubscriptionOne Thing All Liars Have in Common, Brace YourselfTruthFinder People Search SubscriptionUndoFigLeaf Beta AppGet Maximum Privacy with Minimum EffortFigLeaf Beta AppUndoUltimate Pet Nutrition Pet SupplementsAging Cat? Help Them Thrive By Doing This One ThingUltimate Pet Nutrition Pet SupplementsUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoTwo arrested in connection with attempted murderUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

Ten migrants found off Cape Greco

first_imgA boat with 10 migrants was found in the sea off the coast of Cape Greco near Protaras and towed to shore on Thursday evening.Marine police towed the boat to Paralimni harbour at around 10.45pm.They notified the welfare services and civil defence which provided the migrants, two women, three men, a 17-year-old and four children, with essential items.The new arrivals reportedly told police they were Syrian and Lebanese and had travelled from Lebanon.There, they said, they bought the five-metre long boat for €5,000 from a man who took them some of the way and then gave them the GPS coordinates to help them reach the point where they were spotted by police.One of the children felt nauseous after the boat trip and was taken to Famagusta general hospital where it was treated and discharged.After being registered, the migrants were taken to the reception centre in Kokkinotrimithia where they arrived at 4am. You May LikeDirect HealthyAt 62, Steve Harvey Drives This Kind Of CarDirect HealthyUndoHistory A2ZWhere You Should Retire in the USA: States Ranked From Worst To BestHistory A2ZUndoKelley Blue BookConsidering a Full-Size Ford Pickup Truck? Good NewsKelley Blue BookUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCypriot tycoon launches ‘Bank of Cannabis’Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more