Much ado about nothing

first_imgICC’s objection to MS Dhoni’s wearing a ‘Dagger’ insignia on his wicketkeeping gloves in the World Cup, is valid. ICC Clothing and Equipment Rules unambiguously lay down that players cannot wear any unapproved commercial, religious or military logo on their bat, cap, jersey or equipment. There is, of course, a provision for certain charity insignias, with prior approval. Dhoni is an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army and the dagger is part of their emblem. As per the rule, wicketkeeping gloves can display up to two manufacturing logos. Also Read – A staunch allyEven if a player believes in a cause, it does not entitle him to flout rules of a Council, Federation or Committee, especially during an International Tournament. For any playing team in an international tournament, the focus should be on the game and not controversies brewing around. If the social media is abuzz with fans taking sides, then can it escape the attention of players? They should ideally be concentrating on strategies and tactics for the upcoming matches. Also Read – Cuban pathosWe Indians love to break rules and expect others to do the same. The argument of numerous panellists and callers, including a prominent anchor on National Television, that ‘how can Shashank Manohar, being an India, direct BCCI to ask Dhoni to remove the logo from his gloves’, is absurd. Shashank Manohar is the Chairman of ICC. Incidentally, he is from India. He is doing what is expected of him, as the boss and custodian of this prominent cricketing body. Are we saying that if an American is the head of the UN, he will not interfere in a war between the US and another country, just because he is an American? Indian cricket fans and fraternity believe that ICC is what it is today because of BCCI. This may be true. But to think that ICC, therefore, should overlook deviations of rules by BCCI or its players, is preposterous. This is truly an Indian characteristic – ‘rules are meant for others, not us’. Worst still, I note from media reports that Dhoni has refused to oblige. If that is so then it is unbecoming of MS Dhoni, the man revered and loved for being what he is; cool and level headed. I would expect Dhoni to take the first step, remove the insignia and say, ‘let’s just play cricket’. By all means, he can and should display this insignia in domestic matches or during other activities back home. We are proud that Dhoni has set an example by joining the Territorial Army since it must be made compulsory for college graduates to inculcate discipline, as some experts argue. It is another matter that BCCI has now decided to put forward a formal request to ICC, saying that dagger and the word ‘balidaan’ is the complete insignia of Territorial Army, just a dagger is not an infringement of ICC rules, technically. As expected, ICC has turned down the BCCI request. Much ado about nothing. On the other hand, the 24X7 electronic media in India, faced with a post-election lull, has grabbed the incident with open arms. In reality, this is a standard deviation by a player and routine direction from its parent body. In any other country, the matter would have been left to be settled between the local body (in this case BCCI) and the player. But in India, the footage hungry panellists/politicians and TRP hungry channels, have decided to take it to an altogether different level. This news has gained precedence over other prominent happenings of the day; five terrorists killed in Pulwama and in a first, a Chief Minister appointing five Deputy CMs. It is time we learnt to apportion importance to incidents of import over sensation. Or is it a new phenomenon of resurgent India that we like to wear on our sleeves, what we believe? (The author is Editorial Consultant with Millennium Post. The views expressed are strictly personal)last_img read more

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Hiawatha First Nation couple helping Monarch butterflies take flight

first_imgAnnette FrancisAPTN NewsIt’s that time of year when those distinctive black and orange Monarch butterflies take flight on their epic migration south.Not only do Monarchs have a marathon journey ahead of them, but they also face other challenges when they arrive in their winter home in Mexico.Sandra and Barry Moore from Hiawatha First Nation are trying to give them a helping hand.These butterflies have been on the decline for the past few decades du to pesticides, habitat loss, climate change and disease.The Moores are trying to change that by taking on a project to ensure that Monarchs can hatch in a safe space.“I saw what she had for a cage and I thought well, we’ll build a cage and we had no problem finding lots of caterpillars and eggs to put in it,” said Barry Moore. “There’s lots of them and if you can get them in the farmers field before he cuts the hay, then you can find all kinds of them, but after he cuts the hay of course, the hay bailers destroys the whole everything, the eggs, the larvae, chrysalis’s, so that generation of Monarchs is destroyed.”(Sandra Moore tends to her Monarch butterflies. Photo: Annette Francis/APTN)For the past few years, over a period of about six weeks, the Moores can be seen heading to the fields to collect the main source of food for their caterpillars – milkweed.According to Sandra, they eat a lot before transforming into a chrysalis.This year, they’ve been able to send more than 100 Monarchs on their 5,000 kilometre journey to Mexico.“It’s like kids leaving home,” said Sandra. “It’s part relief because you don’t have to go hunting milkweed anymore, you don’t have to go out every morning in the cold and see what they’re doing, but its really sad, because it’s over.“It’s over until next year.”(A caterpillar crawls among the chrysalis under the Moore’s protection. Photo: Annette Francis/APTN)Sandra said they’ve learned a lot about the orange and black species.“This is a girl,” she explained. “There’s no black spots on the lower wings. This is a boy – see those two black spots on the lower wings, here and here, that’s a boy and as soon as these guys are warmed up enough they’ll be gone.”There’re other educational benefits of the project as well.“The number of people who just drop by to observe you know and the kids, the daycare, we have a daycare here and the kids come down and watch the caterpillars and put them in their hand you know it gets the next generation to get an interest,” said Barry.(A caterpillar enjoying a feed of milkweed greens. Photo: Annette Francis/APTN)Barry and Sandra say they’ll continue with their Monarch butterfly project for as long as it’s needed.afrancis@aptn.ca@aptnafrancislast_img read more

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Defamation case against Cambodian opposition politician sparks UN concern

13 July 2010United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay has voiced serious concern about the defamation proceedings against an opposition politician in Cambodia, saying they highlight an “alarming” erosion of fundamental freedoms in the South-East Asian nation. Mu Sochua – who is a serving member of the Cambodian Parliament, a former women’s affairs minister and a prominent women’s rights defender – was convicted last August for defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen when she announced in April that she would sue him for derogatory comments he made about her. The Prime Minister’s comments included a reference to the unbuttoning of Mu Sochua’s blouse and another reference of a sexual nature that led her to bring a defamation case against him. Her case against the Prime Minister was dismissed, her parliamentary immunity lifted and she was then found guilty of defamation. Her conviction was upheld by the Appeal Court and the Supreme Court, despite the fact that no evidence proving either damage to reputation or malicious intent was presented during the case.The court imposed a fine on Mu Sochua and awarded damages to the Prime Minister. She has until 16 July to pay the fine, which she has refused to do. “We believe this highly politicized case appears to show an alarming erosion of both freedom of expression and the independence of the judiciary in Cambodia,” Rupert Colville of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) told reporters in Geneva.“Mu Sochua now stood on the verge of imprisonment for merely exercising her legal right to express her view that she was defamed and her intention to seek a legal remedy,” he noted.“The criminal justice system was the bedrock of human rights protection. However, in this case it had become a blunt instrument to silence freedom of expression.”OHCHR believes the use of offensive language towards women in the Prime Minister’s statement deserved a response from the courts, Mr. Colville added. read more

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Super Dads New UNICEF campaign spotlights fathers critical role in childrens early

As more than 90 countries prepare to mark Father’s Day later this month, prominent figures in sports and entertainment have joined ‘Super Dads,’ a campaign launched today by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that celebrates a father’s essential role in a child’s early cognitive development.The Super Dads initiative is a part of a larger campaign called #EarlyMomentsMatter, which aims to bring awareness to the significance of early childhood experiences on a child’s future.Mahershala Ali, David Beckham, the All Blacks, Daniel Cormier, Novak Djokovic, Lewis Hamilton, Hugh Jackman, Sachin Tendulkar, Thalía and Chris Weidman are among the celebrities who will be featured for their “super dad” moments on UNICEF’s Instagram and Twitter. These UNICEF ambassadors and supporters have also shared their thoughts on the importance of their own fathers in their childhoods. “When I was a young child, my father gave me the right amount of love, freedom and support to shape who I am today,” said UNICEF Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar. “Every kid needs protection, love, good food and play to support growth and development, and it’s up to both parents to provide these.”Stars are not the only super dads that will be featured. Moving stories of fathers raising their children under difficult circumstances will be also posted alongside pictures and videos of celebrity dads. One such story is of South Sudanese refugee Idro, a father of three daughters in Uganda’s Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. “If I can’t fulfil for my family, I am not happy,” said Idro, reflecting the fatherly compassion that the campaign advocates for. Idro fled from violence with his family in order to protect his daughters and continues to provide them with as much support as possible. He tries to provide a stable environment by playing games and comforting his daughters despite their hardships.RELATED: UNICEF #EarlyMomentsMatter campaign promotes investments in early childhood development“Good parenting for young children living in highly stressful conditions like conflict or extreme poverty can even provide a buffer, helping them to fully develop despite adversity,” said Pia Britto, UNICEF Chief of Early Childhood Development. Children’s brains form important neural connections within the first 1,000 days, which could decide their health, learning abilities, and income in later years. Research also shows that positive interactions with fathers allow children to have better psychological health and life satisfaction in the future. Britto urges the private sector and governments to “break down the employment and societal obstacles” that prevent parents from giving their children the highest starting point possible.Super Dads calls for families across the world to join in by sharing photos and videos of their own with the hashtag #EarlyMomentsMatter, which will be featured in a gallery for the campaign. Additionally, UNICEF will post the best submissions on its various digital platforms. read more

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Shirley Marie Juvan Johansen

Shirley was born on July 29, 1944 to Andy and Lavon Greenwood Juvan in Price, Utah. She passed away on June 6, 2019 while holding her son’s hand after suffering a massive heart attack.She graduated from Carbon High in 1962.  She married LaVell Johansen in 1964. They later divorced, but their union brought forth three wonderful children who were her whole world.She was an incredible seamstress and was stunningly talented at crafts as well. Shirley was a voracious reader and always dreamed of traveling, especially to Australia, the British Isles and to her dad’s homeland of Slovenia.Shirley had a loving, generous spirit. She was always willing to help those in need. She worked in Admissions for three Care Facilities over the last 30 years of her life. She was so knowledgeable and kind to help and comfort the families as best she could.Shirley was preceded in death by both of her parents, Andy and Lavon Juvan. She leaves behind her loving sister: Frances (Jerry) Price of Spring Glen, UT. Her kids: Audra (Rodney) Lott of Elberta, UT., Andy Scott (Cindy) Johansen of Las Vegas, NV and Debbie (Dan) Gianuzzi of Meridian, ID., 8 grandkids and 9 great-grandkids.She has left an enormous hole in all of our hearts. As per her request, there will be no services. read more

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South Western Railway strike expected to bring chaos to Royal Ascot as

“Customers will be able to see amendments to their train services, as currently published on our website.” An SWR spokesman said: “It’s very disappointing that despite having had dates in the diary for what we hoped would be further constructive talks, the RMT union decided to call disruptive strike action over the course of five days.”The company said it met with the union last week and agreed to arrange new dates to continue those talks.”However, they seem insistent on going ahead with their unnecessary strike which will impact our customers and colleagues alike.”The RMT has always said it wanted us to keep the guard on every train which is what we have offered as part of a framework agreement.”We want to move the conversation on to how we operate our new trains and take advantage of the new technology on board to benefit our customers.”We remain committed to finding a solution that will help us build a better railway for everyone. We will do everything we can to keep customers moving during these strikes but would like to apologise for the disruption this unnecessary action will cause.”Passengers are strongly advised to plan their travel in advance as services are likely to be busier than usual because of the strike action.”Rail replacement services and ticket acceptance on other bus and rail networks have been organised where possible, whilst fans attending events at Twickenham, Hampton Court, Royal Ascot, and elsewhere, are advised to allow extra time for their travel. What is happening for the rest of the week?From Wednesday through to Friday, commuters will be forced to endure the same disruption as Tuesday.Hugely reduced services will affect all routes into London Waterloo, with some journeys axed altogether. The full rundown of the week’s industrial action can be found at South Western Railway’s website, but here are some of the major changes. Basingstoke to London Waterloo: Reduced hourly service in each directionWoking to London Waterloo: Reduced half-hourly serviceSalisbury to London Waterloo: Reduced hourly servicePortsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo: Reduced service with two trains an hour (one fast, one slow). The London Waterloo to Haslemere trains will not runDorking to London Waterloo: Trains will run every thirty minutes between London Waterloo and Epsom. No services between Leatherhead and DorkingGuildford to London Waterloo: Hourly train service will run from 7am to 10pm between Surbiton and Guildford via Cobham Hampton Court to London Waterloo: Replacement buses will be running a half hourly service between Hampton Court and SurbitonChessington South to London Waterloo: Reduced service will start later than normal at 8pm, with three trains every two hours. The train service will also finish earlier than normal at 7pmLondon Waterloo to Windsor and Eton Riverside: Half-hourly service will run between London Waterloo and Windsor & Eton Riverside (via Hounslow) between 8am and 8pmLondon Waterloo to Reading: Two trains each hour  London Waterloo to Weybridge via Staines: These trains will not runOn Saturday, there is a different timetable to usual too. Here is the map:  @SW_Railway where you sit on strike day. All this for over £100 a week. A joke. #southwesternrailway pic.twitter.com/z2vBksMNfF— Fraser Cassidy (@FraserCassidy) June 18, 2019 #Surbiton is in a totally mess this morning! The line to get into the station is a mile long now! And not moving. No staff to tell you what to do and hardly any info before this telling us about the strike!? @SW_Help is this going to be the case all week!??? pic.twitter.com/CwQ8KlcB3A— Francesca Gillett (@FrancescaHeath) June 18, 2019 A number of high profile events are being held this week which could be affected by the strikes, including the Royal Ascot racehorse meeting, music concerts at Hampton Court, and a gig by rock band Metallica at Twickenham on Thursday.SWR said it will run extra trains to the events.Reaction from the networkThousands of commuters shared their experiences of the travel disruption on social media, with footage showing queues spilling out of Surbiton station in south-west London, and a long way down the street.”It felt very unorganised, one person trying to deal with everyone’s queries and he didn’t seem to have a straight answer,” said 29-year-old Adam Neal-Jones, who posted a video to Twitter.”The queue was surprisingly orderly and people were joining it with little qualm in a very British way.”A lot of people stood about quite unsure if they should attempt a bus or to get to a different station.”I think surprise was the general mood as it seemed to be fine according to national rail app and we had been told there would be minimal disruption.”Speaking at 8.45am, Mr Neal-Jones said he was told 11am was the earliest he could expect to board a train. Saturday strike Anyone travelling from Surbiton, be warned. There’s a massive queue to even enter the station today going down the high street. #SWRStrike #SWR #southwesternrailway pic.twitter.com/vMdfqU6ktP— carol (@notdaftcarol) June 18, 2019 Credit:SWR @SW_Railway it’s one thing to have strikes. It’s another when the only trains you have running depart LATE. What’s your excuse?! pic.twitter.com/Px6K1O8vNd— Krish Puri (@KrishPuri1) June 18, 2019 Strike map #SWRStrike chaos today at Surbiton station, told to come back after 11 to possible get on a train. @nationalrailenq app suggests trains running on time, only if you can get on one. @SW_Help @kingstonnews @BBCTravelAlert Utter madness… pic.twitter.com/K5AGFr8j2H— Adam Neal-Jones (@adammnjones) June 18, 2019 Why are passengers being affected again?The five-day industrial action is continuing in spite of an agreement that guards would be kept on every train.  Credit:SWR Day 1 of the #SouthWesternRailway strike. 3 hours to get to work. The striking Guards don’t seem to do anything anyway apart from occasionally apologise for a late running train and terrible service @SW_Railway @swtrains_watch pic.twitter.com/fTKwBBaR7y— Tom Seldon (@TomSeldon) June 18, 2019 Industrial action was suspended in February when it appeared a resolution was in sight, but the union is renewing strikes after accusing the company of “dragging its heels” in protracted talks over the past few months.The RMT said SWR was not prepared to give assurances that its new operational model will not move to driver controlled operation, which sparked fears of a “stitch up.”According to the RMT, the train company pledged in February that “each passenger train shall operate with a guard with safety critical competencies”, which led the union to suspend industrial action.Union officials said since then it has been “stalemate”, accusing the company of “rowing back” on its public pledges.RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: “Our members have been left with no choice but to go ahead with strike action.”They are angry and frustrated that despite suspending action in good faith, and entering into talks in a positive and constructive manner, South Western Railway have dragged their heels and failed to bolt down an agreement that matches up to our expectations on the guard guarantee.”Worse than that, the company have refused to give assurances on the future operational role of the guard, fuelling fears amongst our members of a stitch up. £450 a month to be squashed on like sardines….I just love commuting #SWRStrike #southwesternrailway #swr pic.twitter.com/smuluipqRN— Calum Wild (@CalumWilld) June 18, 2019 “That situation has been compounded by an insistence that future operational models will be governed by the protection of company profits and not the safety of the travelling public.”For more than three months we have sought to negotiate a conclusion to this dispute and it is wholly down to the management side that the core issue of the safety critical competencies and the role of the guard has not been signed off. It is because of that crucial failure by SWR that we have had no option but to lift the suspension and move back into strike action.”How will the strike affect your train? ℹ️ There’ll be changes to our timetable until 22 June. This is due to RMT union industrial action. Find the latest information at https://t.co/WuP33njSWo pic.twitter.com/M9nISrDz8G— South Western Railway (@SW_Railway) June 17, 2019 Commuters looking to get to London for work were told to go home and come back two-and-a-half hours later as rail passengers suffered misery on the first morning of a five-day strike.  Some of the busiest routes in the country faced fresh disruption on Tuesday as workers walked out at the start of a mass walkout in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.Commuters on South Western Railway (SWR) services, including those into London Waterloo, were hit as members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union took action after the row flared up.At Surbiton, commuters were faced with a 300m queue just to get into the station, and many of the trains that were running on a reduced timetable were delayed. By 8.20am, city workers looking to get into the capital by 9am were told to come back at 11am in the hope that the queues had died down.Passengers have reacted furiously to the latest in a string of walkouts, which so far have seemingly achieved nothing. Train chaos South Western Railway strikes this is the que down Surbiton high street this morning. I’m now back at home chilling out waiting for the dust to settle. pic.twitter.com/0DOzNBoNp2— Shaun Ferguson 🇿🇦🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 (@sferguk) June 18, 2019 Customers paying more than £5,000-a-year for a season ticket had their regular trains cancelled on Tuesday morning, and those that were running were overcrowded, forcing people to stand or sit in vestibules connecting carriages. Picket lines were being mounted outside stations across the SWR network, trains were cancelled or delayed, and a bus replacement service was in operation in some areas. 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. read more

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Carrie Symonds to carry out first solo event since Boris Johnson became

She is due to address the crowd about the environment in her capacity an ocean conservationist, according to Birdfair’s website. The oceans expert will be speaking at Birdfair at Rutland Water Nature Reserve, an event held annually for birdwatchers and known to afficionados as the “birdwatchers’ Glastonbury”. Boris Johnson’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds will take her first steps in public life on Friday when she speaks at an environmental conference in Leicestershire. Miss Symonds’ speech at a birdwatching conference in Rutland will be the first time she has spoken publicly since moving into 10 Downing Street. Organisers said her speech would “set the theme of the event”. Miss Symonds had been due… read more

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TT woman brutally raped murdered …PM Rowley expresses disgust

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedPM Rowley intervenes in immigration dispute with JamaicaJune 6, 2016In “latest news”Rowley rejects attack on Manning’s recordJuly 15, 2016In “latest news”T&T PM fires ministerApril 11, 2018In “latest news” (Trinidad Guardian) Women in this country deserve to live their lives without fear of sexual assault, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday, as he expressed disgust at the rape and murder of baker Leslie-Ann Gonzales.Rowley said the attack on Gonzales was an attack on the entire female body of this country. He pleaded with the country’s men to do the right thing and not become a monster that their female relatives would fear as he expressed sympathy to Gonzales’ familyLeslie-Ann GonzalesHe made the statements yesterday as he performed the role of deejay on the Barber Shop programme on radio station i955 FM. Rowley adopted the name “DJ K” to show what host John Benoit called a lighter side of the Prime Minister.Rowley had performed the role of deejay for almost an hour, playing a couple old school calypsoes and talking to callers, when he received a phone call from a woman who said she was “very angry.”“Dr Rowley, I know that this morning the programme is featuring the lighter side of your good self. However, you played a song some time ago, “I Believe” by Shadow. Now I must say there are times I find it difficult to continue believing in this blessed country of mine. I am very angry this morning Dr Rowley, I am extremely angry, I am hurt, I am emotional. Does the name Leslie-Ann Gonzales mean anything to you? Do you know who she is?” the woman asked.The female caller said Gonzales represented her, the prime minister’s wife Sharon and every other woman and young girl in Trinidad and Tobago. She called on Rowley to talk to the men in the country.“That is a difficult one for me and I can tell you why, because these personal decisions when people choose to do things like that and until they do it you really don’t know they are even thinking it. All I could say is that the women, like the men, especially the women who are more exposed to this kind of thing, they deserve to be safe, they deserve to be allowed to live their lives without fear of these kinds of attacks and to the men thinking that kind of thing, as the woman said think again, you have a mother, you have a sister, you might even have a daughter and when they go out they would not want to meet somebody like you, thinking the things you are thinking,” Rowley said.Rowley said the number of criminals in this country was relatively small compared to the size of the population, but they are “hurting us in every possible way.” He called on anyone who may know who Gonzales’ attacker is to come forward.Benoit recalled that his own sister was raped and killed.“(Gonzales) represents every female, it is an attack on the female body of Trinidad and Tobago, because if a person could do that to that individual, there is no reason why he couldn’t do it or wouldn’t do it to another individual. So every single woman has to see herself and say ‘there but for the grace of God go I’ because it could have easily been you, your daughter, your sister and that is why we need to find the people who are doing that,” Rowley said.Rowley said sexual attacks represent “a kind of a loss of respect, a lack of respect and a selfishness that drives some of the male form to believe they have an entitlement to behave like that.”According to an autopsy done last Friday, Gonzales was raped, strangled and stabbed at least 10 times in the face with an ice pick after she was attacked on her way to her Oropouche Road, Valencia home on Wednesday.The 38-year-old who worked at Linda’s Bakery warehouse, El Socorro, San Juan, was found on Thursday after failing to return home the night before. Her co-workers told relatives she left    work around 7.30 pm Wednesday.Gonzales’ body was found about 100 metres from where she lived in a bushy poorly lit dried up river. read more

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Gold miner charged for ganja possession

A Bartica gold miner was on Friday arraigned on a cannabis possession charge when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Richard Simon, 27, of Lot 111-4th Avenue, Bartica, Region 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), denied the charge when it was read to him by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.The court heard that on August 9, 2018 while at the Bartica Police Station he had in his possession 61.2 grams of cannabis.The prosecution is contending that on the day in question after a search was carried out on his person the illegal substance was found and he admitted to the offense and told officers that he uses it for medical purposes.Police Prosecutor Vivian Adolph objected to bail being granted and told the court that the father of two was previously arraigned on another charge of a similar nature.Defense attorney Adrian Thompson in a bail application told the court that his client has no knowledge of any other matters previous or pending before the court.The miner was released on $100,000 mail by Magistrate McLennan, who ordered the man to report to the Bartica Police Station every Friday until completion of the matter.The case will continue on August 30. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedMan pleads guilty to selling ganja; jailed for 30 monthsJune 13, 2019In “Court”‘Blackberry’ granted bail on larceny, possession of narcotics chargesMarch 10, 2016In “Crime”Miner charged with marijuana possessionSeptember 25, 2013In “Crime” read more

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Wentas wife – new fitness coach of Kielce

An amusing video was shown on the internet, where Bogdan Wenta’s wife is doing the fitness with the players of Kielce. Does this mean that she is the new fitness coach of Kielce, or a new wind is blowing in Kielce where all coaches will become women maybe in order to “stimulate” the players to win champions title after last season break… we are yet to see [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNiBXdw7JHA&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] ← Previous Story Morten Bjerre assistant coach in Skjern Next Story → Replacement for Tvedten in BM Valladolid – Ivan Nikcevic read more

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Nuno Espirito pleads for caution despite strong start

first_imgBoss Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves must maintain their focus despite the brilliant start to the new season.Goals from Ivan Cavaleiro and Jonny Otto was enough to seal a 2-0 victory in a balanced game at Molineux.He said: “We are happy knowing it’s only the start. There’s a long way to go, and we have to improve.“Southampton really put us against the ropes, it’s not easy and tough moments will arrive, and we have to be ready for it.Solskjaer slams Man United’s draw: “We should have won” Andrew Smyth – August 31, 2019 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was left to rue another missed opportunity as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw against 10-man Southampton.“Whether we deserved it or not, you never know. We know we are ready and able to adapt to any scenario, even when you are not having the ball.“If you asked if we deserved to win I would say yes, probably Mark Hughes would say no. That’s the game, and that’s football.”The game looked to be heading for a stalemate until Cavaleiro, making his Premier League debut, was teed up by Raul Jimenez to ram in with 11 minutes left.last_img read more

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Common musk turtle breathes through its tongue

first_img More information: Egon Heiss et al., The Fish in the Turtle: On the Functionality of the Oropharynx in the Common Musk Turtle Sternotherus odoratus (Chelonia, Kinosternidae) Concerning Feeding and Underwater Respiration, The Anatomical Record, 17 May 2010, DOI:10.1002/ar.21185 Sternotherus odoratus turtle. Image credit: Wikipedia. Explore further Submerging saves rare bottom-breathing turtles This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. © 2010 PhysOrg.com (PhysOrg.com) — The North American common musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus) is a pretty ordinary sort of turtle except for one thing newly discovered by Austrian scientists: it can breathe through its tongue, which allows it to remain underwater for months. Citation: Common musk turtle breathes through its tongue (2010, May 21) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2010-05-common-musk-turtle-tongue.html Researchers Egon Heiss and colleagues from the Department of Theoretical Biology at the University of Vienna in Austria, were using high-speed video to study the feeding habits of the musk turtle, a reptile from the eastern U.S. states and in southern Canada, where it lives in freshwater bodies such as lakes and rivers. They discovered the adults spend most of their lives submerged but young turtles sometimes venture on land to look for food. They noticed the turtles can grasp food on land using their jaws but their tongues are clumsy at manipulating food, which is always dropped during the attempt. The only way they can eat the food is to first drag it into the water.They studied the turtle’s tongue with scanning electron microscopes and light microscopes to find out why, and were surprised to learn the tiny tongue is poorly developed and weak, and is covered in highly vascularized buds or “papillae.” After carrying out further tests the researchers found the tongue plays an important role in gas exchange when the turtle is underwater, drawing in oxygen from the water through the tongue.Some freshwater turtles must come to the surface to breathe, while others breathe underwater through their skin or using cavities in their rear ends called cloacal bursae. Marine turtles must come to the surface to breathe every few hours. The common musk turtle has until now baffled scientists because it its skin is too thick to breathe through and is poorly supplied with blood, it does not have cloacal bursae, and does not come up for air. Heiss said in a BBC News interview that they “knew that an organ for aquatic respiration must be present somewhere but [we] finally discovered it accidentally.”The same kind of papillae are also found on the tongues of soft-shelled turtles, but are not found on the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis), which lives in similar habitats to the musk turtle and does not breathe underwater.The similarity of the tongues of the musk turtle and soft-shelled turtles suggest the trait may have been present in a shared ancestor of the two groups, and would give the animals an advantage in their aquatic habitat.The paper was published in the journal The Anatomical Record.last_img read more

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Mighty Is The First OnTheGo Spotify Music Player And Is The Next

first_imgMusic is life. Music is what makes the world go. Okay sorry that was too cliché. But you understand what I mean, right? Many of us are so addicted to music that travelling, studying, working, exercising is almost impossible without this particular pleasure. We are highly indebted to our smartphones and the music apps that carry our playlists. But what happens if there is no internet or your smartphone is not available for some reason? Where there is a problem there is always a way out as well. Wccftech brings you an amazing musical mighty deal – Get yourself a Mighty. It is the first on-the-go Spotify music player that will allow you to play your music anywhere without a smartphone or an internet connection.Spotify Mighty featuresThis device is great and for a number of reasons. My favorite one is that it is not bulky like a smartphone, hence it’s easier to carry around. It will help us do our routine travels, workouts etc. without worrying about draining phone battery, data overages and in many cases (read: in my case) accidentally dropping the phone and damaging it. Mighty is both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled, supports wired and most Bluetooth headphones and speakers. It is super durable, comes with a clip-on and has a storage of over 1000 songs. It is definitely cool and a definite must have. Mighty is definitely the gadget of the year so get it now and set the latest trend.Mighty comes with some very interesting features. No signal, no problem – music stored offline Works with Spotify Premium Pairs with Bluetooth headsets and speakers (and wired, 3.5mm headset jack) Packs a 1,000+ song capacity Delivers up to 5 hours of battery life Features drop and water resistance Holds multiple playlists Compatible with iOS 9.3.5 and above (iPhone 5 and newer) and Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and above Shuffle functionality being added in October via software updateThe deal also includes: Your Mighty (this one is in Lola Black)9″ USB charging cable Quick start guideThis deal is amazing for anyone who loves music and wants music on the go. Order now and become the trend setters in the music world. Share Tweet Submitlast_img read more

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first_img Body language expert Traci Brown spoke at the AHRA 2019 meeting on how to identify when a person is not being honest by their body language. She said medical imaging department administrators can use this knowledge to help in hiring decisions and managing staff.  Related Content Regulatory and legislative changes have always resulted in sleepless nights for stakeholders in the radiology industry due to the need to understand implications, interpretations and timeline facets that influence usage, workflow, payment, adoption, procurement and, eventually, choice. Legislation involves almost everyone in the value chain from original equipment manufacturer (OEM) research and development folks, product management, marketers, OEM sales and application specialists, hospital and radiology administrators, radiologists, radiographers, biomedical engineers and even finance staff linked to a radiology department. Historically, while legislative changes have the potential to turn a business segment on its head overnight, the majority of regulations in radiology have made life easier for businesses, clinical professionals, department administrative staff and consumers. There is, however, the challenge created by local state regulations, presence of multi-system healthcare providers in a country such as the United States, and the increasing need to create additional legislation to clarify the original. Several legislative changes seem to be taking up a lot of bandwidth among clinicians and professional associations in radiology today.Breast Density LawsAlmost five years to the date, the country’s first breast density notification laws were enacted. Considerable work is still taking place amongst policy makers, patient advocacy groups, radiology groups and professional associations. The issue stems from the need to educate and advise women who have undergone breast mammography screening about the next steps and options available to make an informed decision on supplementary screening and intervention, should the need warrant. The simplistic question of, “What do I do now?” has resulted in a lot of follow-up documentation based on evidence-based guidelines. This follow-up activity has not been easy as a result of complications arising from differences in risk levels of patients, differing standards of measurement across states and in some cases, confusion amongst healthcare providers on what to do. Luckily for the profession and consumers alike, a federal breast density notification law is pending and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering changes to the national mammography reporting guidelines through amendments to the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).Medicare Physician Fee Schedule The 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule includes several factors that will influence the reimbursement rate for radiology and radiation oncology services in the United States. While there are specific instances of increases in reimbursement rates, there is an overall decline in reimbursement levels across medical specialties including radiology. The American College of Radiology (ACR) has analyzed new and revised Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and submitted them to the American Medical Association Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) for 2014 finalization. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will have a final say in finalizing the fee schedule. The industry waits with bated breath, as dramatic changes in fee schedules can jeopardize investment plans of radiology centers, thus impacting equipment upgrade plans.Extension of MU Stage 2 In a Dec. 6, 2013, announcement, the CMS extended the Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 timeline by two years to 2016. The announcement also stipulates that Stage 3 will begin in 2017 for providers who have completed at least two years of Stage 2. With a large number of radiology information systems (RIS), picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and other informatics vendors now MU-certified for one or more products and better prepared to help customers meet certification requirements, MU readiness is less of an area of vendor differentiation. Accordingly, MU will get less visibility as a main theme at medical imaging trade shows and conferences. Yet, the topic still captures a fair share of vendor discussions with current and prospective customers in an ongoing basis.Amongst other legislative changes that are attracting a lot of attention, the Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR) Act is impacting the professional component of diagnostic imaging services. Professional associations are still working on gaining consensus on repealing the 25 percent reduction in the professional component on multiple imaging services administered to the same patient by one physician in a single visit.Dose documentation laws recommending making entries on radiation dose exposure in patient radiology reports and regulations regarding the licensure and credentialing requirements for out-of-state radiologists reporting on patient imaging interventions/interactions are also gaining a lot of attention. This has implications for both the technical and professional components of diagnostic imaging services provided.All in all, these legislative changes have the patient/consumer at the heart of the justification process, which is good for all radiology industry stakeholders in the long-term. Siddharth Saha is research director of advanced medical technologies for Frost & Sullivan. FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Video Player is loading.Sudhen Desai explains how deep learning might assist pediatric imagingPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 8:21Loaded: 1.95%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -8:21 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more Arthur Agatston explains the history of CT calcium scoring Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:54Loaded: 1.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -9:54 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Can you tell when someone is lying? read more Feature | Radiology Imaging | July 29, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Imaging Market in U.S. Could Rise In Coming Years The coming years may be good for the medical imaging community in the United States. But they will not be easy. read more Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 19, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr DR Advances Promote Imaging of Whole Spine Recent advances in… read more Video Player is loading.Cynthia McCollough explains new advances in CT technologyPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 13:56Loaded: 1.17%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -13:56 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.  Feature | March 07, 2014 | Siddharth Saha The Impact of Legislation on Radiology Legislative changes have the patient at heart, which is good for all radiology industry stakeholders in the long-term Videos | AAPM | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care Cynthia McColl… read more Advances in long-length digital radiography are creating opportunities for visualization during spinal surgery, as well as pre- and post-operatively. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Medical Systems News | Radiology Imaging | July 22, 2019 AHRA and Canon Medical Systems Support the 12th Annual Putting Patients First Program For the past twelve years, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has partnered with read more Demand for ultrasound scans at U.S. outpatient centers could grow by double digits over the next five years, according to a speaker at AHRA 2019. 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Settlement Monitor Most Banks Meeting Compliance Reqs

first_img in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Headlines, News, Servicing May 14, 2014 583 Views Settlement Monitor: Most Banks Meeting Compliance Reqs Bank of America Citigroup Compliance JPMorgan Chase National Mortgage Settlement Wells Fargo 2014-05-14 Tory Barringercenter_img More than two years after the announcement of an historic settlement between 49 state attorneys general and some of the country’s largest servicers, most are living up to compliance standards, a new report shows.According to examination results released Wednesday by the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight, five of the six banks met or exceeded expectations across 29 different compliance metrics in the third and fourth quarters of 2013. The list of fully compliant servicers include four of the banks named in the 2012 settlement—Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citi, and JPMorgan Chase—as well as Ocwen, which has acquired nearly 80 percent of servicing rights in a portfolio formerly held by ResCap.“I’m pleased to report that these servicers passed all tests during this reporting period,” said settlement monitor Joseph Smith.Not faring as well was Green Tree, a wholly owned subsidiary of Walter Investment Management Corp. that acquired approximately 18.5 percent of the ResCap portfolio. Tested only for the fourth quarter, the servicer came up short in eight metrics, including complaint response timeliness and third party vendor management.In a statement issued by Walter Investment, chairman and CEO Mark O’Brien said, “Green Tree is committed to maintaining a highly compliant environment that focuses on high standards of customer service. We are dedicated to addressing these issues in a timely manner and are confident that the implementation of our corrective action plans will result in a positive outcome during our next review cycle.”The company added it has already fixed many of the root causes of any non-compliance.Overall, Smith said he is encouraged by the latest testing results, which “show that, under the Settlement, servicers are addressing problems quickly and effectively through focused corrective action plans.”However, he added that “work still remains to ensure that the servicers treat their customers fairly” and said his office has already started testing compliance on four new metrics surrounding the loan modification process, single point of contact, and billing accuracy.Responding to the report, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan issued his own statement, saying, “Today’s report from the Independent Monitor is another sign that the National Mortgage Settlement’s compliance structure is providing American consumers with better service and unprecedented protections.”Donovan added, “I look forward to the Monitor’s next report which tests the banks on four new metrics issued in October. These will help the Monitor measure and ensure that the banks are doing a better job sending notices and communicating with struggling homeowners in a timely manner.” Sharelast_img read more

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first_img Experts analyze biggest challenges facing Chile at … Chile reports better cherry prices in China despit … April 29 , 2019 Chilean kiwifruit volumes forecast down 15% this s … You might also be interested incenter_img Juan Enrique Ortúzar, president of the Citrus Committee, said: “After a year of high production, the flowering is sometimes less intense. In clementines, we think there will be a drop of between 5% and 10% compared to last year.” Oranges are forecast to come in at 97,000MT, down from 99,556MT last year. “In general, the challenge is to open new markets, and this season, to harvest fruit when it is ripe, without rushing, because it’s important to maintain a good level of quality to enter into good programs,” said Ortúzar.He said that Chilean oranges would compete with California Valencias and South African navels. “The U.S. market has been growing, but as supplies have risen the prices have been dropping. But each season has its surprise, and it’s still too early to anticipate,” he said.Mandarins are forecast to see exports of 107,000MT, compared to 107,337 last year. This estimate comes amid high mandarin stocks in the U.S. However, Ortúzar said that “our challenge is to arrive with an impeccable product in terms of quality and size.”Lemon exports are expected to come in at 88,000MT, compared to 88,361MT last year. Ortúzar highlighted that there was a lot of fruit in the Northern Hemisphere still from California and Spain which will create challenges for Chile. Sweeki Green kiwifruit season starts in Chile, hol … Chile has forecast a 3% drop in citrus exports for the 2019 season, with clementines responsible for the biggest decline.The Citrus Committee of exporters’ association ASOEX said that clementine volumes would likely drop 8% and oranges by 3%. Lemon and mandarin exports are expected to be similar to last year.However, the committee said it is expecting a “very good production ” in terms of sizing and quality thanks to favorable growing conditions.An 8% drop in clementine exports would bring this year’s level to 58,000 metric tons (MT), down from 63,198MT last year.last_img read more

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Cyta gets two offers for CytaHellas

first_imgTwo Greek companies have submitted proposals to acquire CytaHellas, the loss-making subsidiary of state-owned telecom Cyta, put on sale to stop the blood-letting, although no decision has yet been made to proceed with either of them so far.Still, a successful completion of the deal is unlikely to reverse the downward trend of Cyta’s market share on the domestic market which commenced in 2004.Greece’s Vodafone-Panafon and Wind Hellas expressing their interest, the state-owned company said.“The evaluation of the proposals is beginning immediately,” Cyta said in a statement on its website.Cyta, which escaped privatisation early last year after Diko withdrew its support for the government’s plan to sell the company as provided in the cash-for-reforms agreement with international creditors, said that the process of exploring investor interest for its unit is within “the context of transparency and integrity” in cooperation with external consultants.A Cyta source said in a telephone interview on Friday that while “the sale of CytaHellas is a priority for Cyta,” it remains unknown when the board meeting will decide on the two offers.According to the Audit Office of the Republic, CytaHellas, owned 94.8 per cent by Cyta’s subsidiary DigiMed Communications Ltd and 5.2 per cent directly by Cyta, last year generated €18.9m in pre-tax losses compared to pre-tax losses of €3m in 2015 when its turnover fell to €90.8m from €107.8m respectively.CytaHellas, established in 2007, has generated an accumulated loss of €165.3m. At the end of last year, it had 306,800 customers for its fixed-line services and 43,200 users of mobile telephony plus 5,995 subscribers of Cytavision.Cyta invested via DigiMed a total of €194.5m, which is more than 1 per cent of Cyprus’s gross domestic product (GDP), in CytaHellas whose financial position in 2016 was minus €15.4m, according to the Audit Office.In the financial year of April 2015 to March 2016, Vodafone-Panafon generated a net loss of €29.5m compared to a net loss of €126.7m in the financial year before, the company said on its website. The company could increase its turnover in the financial year of April 2015 to March 2016, to €843.3m from €738.1m in the financial year before.According to the website of Wind Hellas, which contains no financial statements, the company has 4.5 million customers in the country in either mobile and fixed telephony.According to Greece’s Kathimerini, OTE dominated the fixed-line telephony in the fourth quarter last year with 2.7 million subscribers, followed by Vodafone with 656,000, Forthnet with 564,000 and Wind Hellas with 558,000.According to Greece’s Naftemporiki, Cosmote, OTE’s mobile phone unit had a 45.2 per cent market share in mobile telephony in Greece at the end of 2015. Vodafone’s share was 35.1 per cent and those of Wind Hellas and Cyta 19.5 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoSmart Tips DailySeniors With No Life Insurance May Get A $250,000 Policy If They Do ThisSmart Tips DailyUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCypriot tycoon launches ‘Bank of Cannabis’UndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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