Province Helps Aerospace and Defence Sector Compete Create Jobs

first_imgNova Scotia’s aerospace and defence companies and suppliers will gain a competitive edge thanks to a $10-million investment from the province. The province announced today, Oct. 12, that $10 million will be accessible to the industry for costs such as equipment, tooling and engineering. The funding will help create jobs and help companies become, and remain globally competitive. “From Protocase in Cape Breton, to IMP Group in Amherst, to Allendale Electronics in Lockeport, aerospace and defence is a growing sector with thousands of high-quality jobs across the province,” said Premier Darrell Dexter. “This investment will help our companies acquire major international contracts, keeping and creating jobs here in Nova Scotia.” The repayable loans will be linked to job creation, innovation and productivity targets. “Often the cost of doing business with large equipment manufacturers and subcontractors can be overwhelming for small- and medium-sized businesses,” said Steve Elder, president of the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Nova Scotia. “We wholeheartedly endorse this funding, which eases that burden and shows the province recognizes this high value and growing sector.” Nova Scotia is home to 40 per cent of Canada’s military assets, and the highest concentration of marine technology companies in North America. The aerospace and defence industries account for more than 6,000 good jobs across the province, and contribute about $600 million annually to our gross domestic product. “We are competing against companies worldwide, and are especially challenged by emerging economy countries such as Mexico, China and India, that have identified this business sector as strategic to their future industrial plans,” said Derek Kinsman, senior vice-president and chief operating officer at Composites Atlantic. “The funds identified today will assist Nova Scotia companies, such as Composites Atlantic, to make proactive and competitive proposals for new business.” This is a one-time allocation of funds through the Industrial Expansion Fund. The province recently announced that a new modern fund will be created to replace it. During the transition period to the new fund, all investment proposals will continue to be considered on their merits.last_img read more

Forces deployment a security measure no knowledge of change in constitutional provisions

first_imgSrinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday conveyed to a National Conference delegation that the state has no knowledge of any changes in the Constitutional provisions and assured that the deployment of additional paramilitary forces was purely for security reasons. A statement released by the Raj Bhavan here said that the governor informed the delegation, led by former chief minister Omar Abdullah, that the security situation has developed in a manner which required immediate action. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c details “There were credible inputs which were available to the security agencies regarding terrorist attacks on the Amarnath Yatra. There has been intensified shelling on the LoC by Pakistan which was responded to effectively by the Army,” the governor told the delegation. He said that a press conference was addressed by the Army and the state police in which they briefed the media about how they foiled terror groups’ sinister plans and also displayed weapons and ammunition they seized. Also Read – Tourists to be allowed in J&K from Thursday “The seriousness of the threat required immediate action,” the governor said. Malik also said that the state “has no knowledge of any changes to constitutional provisions” and hence no panic should be created by unnecessarily linking this security matters with all kinds of other issues. “A pure security measure is being mixed up with issues with which it has no connection. That is the cause of the panic,” he told the delegation. It is in this security context that the government had issued an advisory Friday asking Yatris and tourists to return as soon as possible, he said. “These are a vulnerable group of people who do not know the area and are extremely vulnerable to a terrorist or a fidayeen attack. It is the responsibility of the state to provide security to all its citizens. Therefore, as a precautionary measure, Yatris and tourists have been asked to return. This is to ensure that no terrorist attack takes place on them,” the governor said. The delegation led by Abdullah apprised the Governor about the situation in the Kashmir valley after the government advisory asking Amarnath Yatris and tourists to return as soon as possible. They also mentioned about the panic created by people buying essential commodities hurriedly. The governor again said that the security to its citizens has to be provided by the state even at some inconvenience, which is being done. The governor requested the political leaders to ask their supporters to maintain calm and not believe exaggerated and unfounded rumours being circulated all around.last_img read more

David Beckham Applauds Publics Response To Typhoon Haiyan

first_imgUNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham made an emotional journey to the Philippines last week to meet children saved from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan almost 100 days after the super storm landed.Beckham, 38, helped launch UNICEF’s emergency appeal when the typhoon hit in November, 2013 and today visited some of the worst affected areas of Tacloban, on Leyte Island.Thousands died in the disaster, and more than 1.7 million children were left homeless. Children affected by Typhoon Haiyan were at risk of getting sick, missing out on schooling and being exploited.During his two days in the Philippines, Beckham saw UNICEF’s vital emergency work for children, including visiting a child friendly space at one of Tacloban’s major evacuation points and a health centre to understand the importance of vaccinations and medical care for children when disaster strikes. The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador also met children and families whose homes were completely wiped out by the typhoon.“As a father, it was deeply moving to meet children as young as two who were left with nothing but the clothes they were wearing when sea and storm water swept through their villages during the typhoon,” explained the former footballer, who has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2005. “Some children I spoke to had lost parents or brothers and sisters in incredibly frightening circumstances. It was devastating to hear about.”Beckham visited Santo Nino School in Tanauan, where he took part in classes helping to distribute exercise books to children and played a game of football amongst the ruins of the original school. Thanks to UNICEF and its partners, some 420,000 children from the worst hit areas are now back in school, in makeshift and tent schools and using learning materials from school-in-a-box, early childhood and recreational kits.UNICEF is working with the Philippines government, local partners and communities to help them be even better prepared for future crises.“Children who were caught up in Haiyan are still traumatised by their experience and need ongoing assistance,” said Beckham. “UNICEF delivered life-saving supplies when the typhoon hit and they will now stay as long as they are needed and won’t let children down.”Across the globe, UNICEF is working round the clock to get aid to children in other emergencies – from Syria to the Central African Republic to South Sudan.“Here in the Philippines I have seen how public donations can have an incredible effect on children’s lives in an emergency,” explained Beckham. “Right now, millions of children in other parts of the world are in urgent need – whether it’s as a result of the Syria crisis or the conflict in South Sudan.“Even though some of these crises don’t make the headlines, we should not forget these children in desperate circumstances and I urge the public to do all they can, as they have done incredibly in the past, to help organizations like UNICEF go the extra mile for these kids every day.”Source:UNICEFlast_img read more

Football India U23 go down 01 to Qatar

first_imgDoha: The Indian under-23 football team couldn’t convert the chances that came its way and suffered a narrow 0-1 loss to Qatar in a preparatory match here ahead of the AFC Championship Qualifiers in Uzbekistan. Monday evening’s game was India’s first under the tutelage of new coach Derrick Pereira. Three of the starting XI players were from the Indian Arrows setup, while the likes of Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, Anwar Ali, Rahul KP, and Komal Thatal were a part of the India U-17 World Cup squad two years back. Also Read – Dhoni, Paes spotted playing football togetherIndia got off the blocks early, with Mehtab Singh, Komal Thatal and Rahul KP coming close in the early exchanges. However, it was Narender Gahlot, who had the best chance in the first half, as he jumped higher than the rest to send a powerful header towards the goal. However, it was saved by Qatari keeper Yazan Naim Hussein. Despite the chances created by Pereira’s men, it was Qatar, which got the breakthrough close to the half time break, when a Salmin Atiq pass from the right was met by Amro Abdelfatah Surag, who made no mistake. Also Read – Andy Murray to make Grand Slam return at Australian OpenWhile a large part of the second half was played with both the teams trying to breach each other’s defences, Pereira made a number of changes. Boris, who had come on for Rahul KP, missed a tap-in after Daniel Lalhimpuia had set him up with a square ball. Rahim Ali had the best chance of the match when he found himself in front of an open goal, just 12 yards away from his target. However, he scuffed his shot, as it flew over the bar in injury time.last_img read more

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,697.18, up 54.19 points):Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Down two cents, or 0.13 per cent, to $15.09 on 17.7 million shares.B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down five cents, or 1.32 per cent, to $3.75 on 6.5 million shares.Katanga Mining Limited. (TSX:KAT). Miner. Up four cents, or 14.29 per cent, to 32 cents on 4.9 million shares.Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX:RRX). Oil and gas. Down 61 cents, or 6.19 per cent, to $9.25 on 3.8 million shares.Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up nine cents, or 1.98 per cent, to $4.64 on 3.52 million shares.Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX:IAE). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 0.52 per cent, to $1.93 on 3.47 million shares.Companies reporting major news:Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Down 14 cents, or 0.54 per cent, to $25.87 on 2.3 million shares. The Toronto-based gold miner says it’s selling a 50 per cent stake in its Veladero mine in Argentina to Chinese mining company Shangdong Gold Group for $960 million as part of what it calls a “strategic co-operation agreement.” Barrick says as part of the deal, the two companies will also explore the joint development of its Pascua-Lama deposit, located about 10 kilometres from the Veladero site.Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Bank. Up 77 cents, or 0.79 per cent, to $97.81 on 2.3 million shares. Royal Bank’s top executive told shareholders on Thursday that he’s “increasingly concerned” about the Toronto and Vancouver housing markets and would welcome government interventions. The rapid increase in housing prices in the two cities is the product of an “unhealthy combination” of factors, RBC chief executive Dave McKay said at the bank’s annual meeting in Toronto. by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 6, 2017 2:44 pm MDT Last Updated Apr 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

First picture of Westminster terror attack survivor in hospital after her husband

first_imgThey had a keen interest in music and owned a recording studio together.Kurt Cochran, from Utah, was killed while walking on Westminster Bridge as a car mowed down pedestrians.His wife Melissa could be seen lying on the floor with blood pouring from her head.Melissa, 46, suffered a broken leg, rib and cuts to her head when Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his Hyundai 4×4 into pedestrians on the bridge. The first pictures of Melissa Cochran, the wife of one of the Westminster terror attack victims, have emerged as she is treated in hospital.Despite having lost her husband and seeming to have extensive injuries, Mrs Cochran manages to smile in the pictures, which were posted on the GoFundMe page raising money for her after the loss she suffered.The couple had been on the trip of a lifetime as they travelled around Europe.They were on the final day of a visit to London to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were caught up in the carnage on Wednesday last week. She managed to smile despite her loss Melissa and Kurt Cochran 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. Melissa and Kurt CochranCredit:Facebook She managed to smile despite her lossCredit:GoFundMe “So many people have been so kind, and we are deeply touched by their goodness and generosity. “The most difficult part of all of this is that Kurt is no longer with us, and we miss him terribly. He was an amazing individual who loved everyone and tried to make the world a better place.” The GoFundMe page had reached more than $75,500 (£60,400) in donations since the attack. Her brother, Clint Payne, said: “Her health is steadily improving and she has been strengthened by the presence of her family. She is so grateful for the outpouring of love and generosity. last_img read more

Businessman plans to burn body parts and organs to create energy

first_imgHe realised that plastic waste “was a headache for a lot of people” long before it became a  national talking point and spent 11 years working on a technology that would combust it in the cleanest way possible.With the help of a government loan and investments totalling several million pounds, he developed a heat exchange method that won a valuable US patent.One of the biggest problems, he believes, is that landfill sites are closing and no one knows what to do with the non recyclable waste.But his discovery that burning plastic alongside biomass creates a “pretty good fuel” led him to look at hospital waste.“Medical waste from theatres has a high level of plastic and a high level of biomass from things like paper tissues, gowns and nappies,” he said.“We get paid by the tonne to take the waste and believe we will be able to hugely undercut the companies currently being paid by the NHS to take this waste to landfill.”Although the permit application lists “body parts and organs including blood bags” among the materials to be incinerated, Mr Burns insisted “there are no arms and legs” and that at worst the waste might include the odd finger nail. If it gets the permit, the plant, the first of its kind, will burn 10.5 tonnes of hospital waste a day, creating enough thermal energy to power hundreds of homes, eventually employing 58 people.Longer term, he plans to open four more plants in the south of England that create fuel from kitchen waste, which would have similar properties if the individual components are not recycled separately and biomass is not recycled “willy nilly”.Medipower’s application to Lewes District Council for an environmental permit has attracted more than 200 objections, including one from local MEP Keith Taylor, but he insists that people misunderstand how the plant operates.“A lot of people look at it and think it’s an incinerator but don’t understand what it is,” he said.“That’s the biggest problem. It’s been a little bit hijacked which is sad.“People hear the word incinerator and then add body parts and get the wrong idea.“But this is our take-off point. We have a lead on the rest of the world when it comes to recycling and clean energy.” Mr Burns, a father-of-five, studied chemical engineering and spent years working for motor companies including Daewoo and Ford before branching out on his own. Medipower has two factories in Newhaven, East Sussex, one of which contains a prototype unit that has been in operation for three years combusting waste from the sea. A plan to produce electricity by burning “body parts and organs” has created uproar in a small Sussex town.The groundbreaking proposals to turn medical waste such as bandages, blood products and nappies into clean energy has confounded locals who fear the process will create poisonous air and noise pollution.But Michael Burns, 62, the local businessman behind the concept, insists that rather than being a modern-day Frankenstein, he has “a lead on the world” in creating clean energy from a specific combination of plastic and biomass.Rather than burning the waste in a traditional incinerator, his company, Medipower, plans to use a gasification process whereby it is heated to produce a synthetic gas which is ignited and converted into thermal energy.“We have tried to treat waste as a precious fuel like gasoline or diesel,” he said.“Who has got the nouse to challenge those large incineration companies and say look, there is better technology out there.“We want an invention that helps the environment, not kills it, and our technology is the best out there. It’s all about the emissions.”last_img read more

DKB BUNDESLIGA SG Flensburg Handewitt superb start – 10 of 10

SG Flensburg set new record of the start of season with 10 wins! Team of Maik Machulla celebrated a tight win in Lepzig – 21:20.Rhein Neckar Lowen outplayed Fuchse Berlin 28:25. “The Foxes” will have a chance for revenge in quarter-final of the German Cup.Rhein-Neckar Löwen – Füchse Berlin 28:25 (15:11)Rhein-Neckar Löwen: Appelgren, Palicka; Schmid (3), Lipovina (1), Sigurdsson (5/1), Radivojevic, Tollbring, Abutovic, Mensah, Fäth (2), Groetzki, Taleski (3), Guardiola, Petersson (6), Nielsen (2), Kohlbacher (6)Füchse Berlin: Heinevetter, Semisch; Elisson (3), Holm (5), Gojun (1), Genty, Lindberg (2), Simak (4), Urios, Schmidt, Matthes, Jallouz (5), Marsenic (5), Gliese;SC DHfK Leipzig – SG Flensburg-Handewitt   20:21 (11:9)SC DHfK Leipzig: Putera (14 saves), Villadsen (1/1 save) – Semper (7), Jurdzs, Janke (1), Pieczkowski (1), Roscheck, Milosevic (1), Weber (9/4), Krzikalla (1), Gebala, SantosSG Flensburg-Handewitt: Buric (13 saves), Bergerud () – Karlsson, Hald, Golla, Glandorf (1), Svan (2), Wanne (1/1), Jeppsson, Jøndal (7/2), Steinhauser, Zachariassen, Johannessen (4), Gottfridsson (2), Lauge (4)THW Kiel – VfL Gummersbach 31:25THW Kiel: N. Landin (8 saves), Wolff (4 saves); Duvnjak (3), Reinkind (4), M. Landin (5/3), Firnhaber (n.e.), Kristjánsson, Wiencek, Ekberg (6/3), Rahmel, Dahmke (3), Zarabec (1), Bilyk (6), Pekeler (2), Nilsson; Trainer: GislasonVfL Gummersbach: Lichtlein (5 saves), Puhle (2 saves); Schröter (4), Martinovic (4), Vukovic, Baumgärtner, Sommer (6), Köpp, Villgrattner, Herzig, Becker, Preuss (6), Noruozinezhad (4), Busch (1); Trainer: BahtijarevicRESULTS: Kiel – Gummersbach31:25 Leipzig – Flensburg-H.20:21 ← Previous Story Pick Szeged conquer Veszprem Arena Next Story → David Davis: I learned everything from Pastor Rhein-Neckar – Fuchse Berlin28:25 HSG Wetzlar – Goppingen26:21 8.MT Melsungen10604282:28012 5.Bergischer10703284:26314 13.HSG Wetzlar10307248:2656 SG Flensburg Handewitt STANDINGS: Lemgo – Ludwigshafen23:23 3.Kiel11902319:25718 2.SC Magdeburg111001352:27920 4.Rhein-Neckar9711256:21315 MT Melsungen – Bergischer26:23 7.Minden10604294:28312 6.Fuchse Berlin10703275:25714 11.Lemgo10316240:2517 14.Gummersbach10307248:2886 16.Leipzig10118244:2663 9.Hannover-Burgdorf10505283:28410 18.Bietigheim-Metterzimmern10109240:3072 17.Ludwigshafen10028246:2922 Bietigheim-Metterzimmern – Minden28:30 Stuttgart – Hannover-Burgdorf37:34 10.Goppingen9405211:2248 15.Erlangen10208245:2724 1.Flensburg-H.101000277:23220 SC Magdeburg – Erlangen31:25 12.Stuttgart10316269:3007 read more

Connacht rugby star on the meningitis scare that rocked his family

first_imgCONNACHT RUGBY STAR George Naoupu has told about the close call his sister-in-law had with meningitis and the efforts both he and his wife are making to raise awareness of the deadly disease.Sina Fanene was in university, in New Zealand, studying psychology when she was struck down with bacterial meningitis. Her family believed she was suffering a bad dose of the flu but, within 48 hours, she was admitted to intensive care, and fighting for her life, at Dunedin Hospital.Naoupu said, “Sina was into her sports and was a great rugby player. She was only 25 when it happened [in 2005] and was fit, young and healthy. It goes to show that meningitis can affect anyone. It was very tough on her family.”Sene Naoupu, George’s wife, takes up the tale. She commented, “Sina contracted bacterial meningitis, which affects the brain and the spinal cord. Doctors tried to trace it back and though they were not 100% on it, it appears that she got it through a shared water bottle while she was at rugby training.It took a couple of days before the symptoms came on but, when they did, she was rushed to hospital. By that stage she couldn’t talk. She spent 10 days in the I.C.U and, after that, was released to another hospital where she spent several months in rehabilitation. She had to learn how to read, write, speak and walk again.”Sene Naoupu says her sister is ’80 to 90%’ recovered and has got her life back on track in New Zealand. Both Sene and George, once the back-row secured a secure playing contract with Connacht, were determined to raise funds and awareness for ACT for Meningitis. The charity was set up in 2011 by Siobhán and Noel Carroll, who lost their daughter, Aoibhe, to meningitis in 2008, to highlight the signs and symptoms of the illness.Speaking to TheJournal in April of this year, Siobhán Carroll said: “We were really shocked about the lack of information out there about meningitis. We felt there was a major need to get the correct information out there to stop another family going through what we were going through.”The back-row declared, “As rugby players, our focus is often on that day’s training, the next game or targeting cups and climbing league standings. We often take for granted just how good we have it. Helping ACT for Meningitis is just a small thing I can do to give something back to a very worthy cause.”For more on ACT for Meningitis and their upcoming events, you can check out their Facebook page or website.Like rugby? Follow’s dedicated Twitter account @rugby_ie >Heineken Cup agreement set to continue without English clubsLuke Marshall released from Ireland camp to play for Ulster in Pro12last_img read more

The last 2013 Tsindos Rembetiko Night

first_imgWhen: Wednesday 18 December, from 7.30 pm till late Where: Tsindos Tavern, 197 Lonsdale Street , Melbourne Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Rembetika Quartet, that performs live at Lonsdale Street’s Tsindos Tavern every Wednesday, taking you back to Greece of 1920s with their impeccable performance, will hold their last Rembetiko Night for 2013 this Wednesday. Con Kalamaras, Jenny Theologidis, Wayne Simmons and ‘Borsta’, the current members of Rembetika Quartet, will be back again every Wednesday in 2014, but before that all their fans are invited for the last 2013 performance. Music played will be Greek rembetika music from the 1920s to 1950s. To watch Rembetika Quartet perform on YouTube, visit their YouTube channel at read more

Rumble in Athens between Russian and Ukrainian sports fans

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram There had been warning signs about the arrival of Dynamo Kiev fans in Athens, and the followers of the Ukrainian football team cerainly lived up to them. The warning, of course, had come from an unexpected source, the anarchist group Rubicon, which issued a statement against the fans of the team, following Dynamo to Athens, where it faced AEK (the match ended in a draw), deeming them as fascists looking for trouble. Trouble did ensue, but not among the ‘fascists’ and the ‘anarchists’, but among Ukrainians and Russians. On Thursday afternoon, a group consisting of approximately fourty Dynamo Kiev fans, according to some reports, engaged in a fight in a cafeteria in the popular neighbourhood of Kolonaki. It all started with a heated exchange of words between the Ukrainian sportsfans and a group of Russian punters exiting the cafe. The incident escalated quickly with the two groups engaging in physical altercation, breaking tables and windows. The brawl came to an end when the police arrived, arresting 18 of those engaged in fight.News website ‘iefimerida’ posted a video of the incident that shook the upmarket neighbourhood.last_img read more

Les EtatsUnis interdisent limportation de certains serpents

first_imgLes Etats-Unis interdisent l’importation de certains serpentsLes Etats-Unis ont annoncé hier qu’ils interdisaient l’importation de certains serpents constricteurs tels que le python et l’anaconda. En effet, lorsque ces animaux s’enfuient ou sont relâchés dans la nature, ils menacent des écosystèmes naturels comme c’est le cas dans le Parc national des Everglades en Floride.Dans un rapport paru en 2009, les services fédéraux américains avaient estimé que quatre espèces de serpents constricteurs (le python birman, deux espèces de python africain et l’anaconda jaune) présentaient un risque élevé de se reproduire et de se propager à d’autres zones géographiques que le Parc national des Everglades (une vaste zone marécageuse). Mais aujourd’hui, “nous sommes parvenus à une plus grande compréhension du danger réel et immédiat présenté par le python de Birmanie et d’autres espèces envahissantes de serpents pour les Everglades et d’autres écosystèmes aux Etats-Unis”, a déclaré dans un communiqué le ministre américain à l’Intérieur, Ken Salazar.À lire aussiUn anaconda avale une énorme proie devant les caméras”Le python birman s’est déjà implanté dans le Parc national des Everglades  et nous devons faire tout notre possible pour contrer sa propagation et empêcher que les hommes ne contribuent à accroître la présence de ces serpents envahisseurs qui entraînent des dommages économiques et environnementaux”, a ajouté M. Salazar.Dans le “North Key Largo”, où ils ont établi résidence, ces pythons de Birmanie ont ainsi dévoré un grand nombre de rats des bois, tandis que d’autres races de pythons se sont attaquées aux cigognes. Or, ces deux espèces d’animaux sont en voie de disparition. C’est pour cette raison que le gouvernement américain vient d’annoncer l’interdiction d’importer sur le territoire toute espèce de serpent.Ajouté à cela, il sera d’ici peu impossible d'”exporter” l’un de ces serpents vers un autre Etat du pays sans obtenir au préalable un permis des autorités fédérales. Ainsi, les propriétaires de l’une de ces variétés de serpents ne seront pas affectés par la nouvelle interdiction et auront la possibilité de garder leur animal si la loi de leur Etat de résidence le permet. En revanche, ils ne pourront pas envoyer ou vendre leur serpent au-delà de la frontière de leur Etat. Le 18 janvier 2012 à 12:39 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Sarri didnt understand Giaccherini

first_imgEmanuele Giaccherini’s agent says there was “a tactical misunderstanding with Maurizio Sarri” at Napoli.Giaccherini spent two seasons at Napoli but only made 24 appearances before signing for Chievo Verona. His agent now blames tactical misunderstanding under Sarri for his poor displays.The versatile midfielder scored for Chievo against his former side Juventus on Saturday.“At Napoli he couldn’t show his full ability due to a tactical misunderstanding with Maurizio Sarri,” Giaccherini’s agent Furio Valcareggi explained on Radio Crc. (via Football Italia)Mario Mandzukic, JuventusJuventus confirm Mario Mandzukic could leave this month Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Sporting director Fabio Paratici confirmed reports that Mario Mandzukic could leave Juventus for a move to an unnamed Qatari team.“Giaccherini was deployed on the right wing, but he was more suitable to cover other roles on the pitch. Now we look forward, the divorce was consensual.“Against Juventus Emanuele played an excellent game, and at the end of the match he also shared a few words with Cristiano Ronaldo.“The Juventus we saw on the pitch on Saturday cancels all other teams’ ability to fight for the Scudetto. They’re aliens, they deserved to win because they created countless scoring opportunities they didn’t take advantage of.“When you have CR7 in the team there’s nothing for anyone.”last_img read more

Mamata happy with Bengals repeated success in 100 days work scheme

first_imgKolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed happiness on Saturday on the state emerging as number one in the country for Convergence and Livelihood Augmentation under the 100-days work scheme. In a Facebook post she said, “I am very happy to share with all of you that Bengal has again emerged No 1 in the country for Convergence and Livelihood Augmentation under 100-days work scheme, as announced by the Govt of India.” “This is three times in a row that we have bagged this prestigious distinction,” an elated Banerjee said. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life East Burdwan and Coochbehar districts in the state are among the top ones in the country for effective implementation of the scheme. Upper Bagdogra gram panchayat (GP) of Naxalbari Block near Siliguri has been ranked among the best performing GPs in the country for 100 days work, she said. Bengal has emerged second in the country in water conservation, the award for which was announced for the first time, the chief minister added.last_img read more

This 199 PS4 and SpiderMan Black Friday bundle has my bargainsense

first_imgI’m calling it — this is the best deal of this year’s Black Friday season, for gamers anyway. It’s amazing. It’s spectacular. Sony is selling a PlayStation 4 Slim with the new Spider-Man game for $199. That’s way too little money.The 1TB PS4 slim currently retails for $300, and that used to be the cost of the 500 GB one. So a $199 price for the improved, terabyte-capacity console would already be a great deal. But throwing Spider-Man in there? I’m not usually one to call out individual details for Black Friday (we’ll have a roundup), but this is ridiculous.That game came out just the other day, and has garnered absolute rave reviews; plenty of TechCrunch staff have lost dozens of hours to it, and expansions are on the way to suck even more time. It’s still going for full price most places, so that’s worth $50 or $60 right there.I own a PS4 already and I’m going to do this. The Slim update didn’t change a lot, but it’s quieter, easier to use (no more invisible buttons!), and of course considerably smaller. Getting it for $139 is a no-brainer. Comes with a controller too, obviously. Then I trade in the old one and pick up Tetris Effect on store credit!For comparison, both Microsoft and Nintendo are offering their basic consoles with a popular game bundled in for $299. Obviously Sony is looking to eat their lunch.Sure, you could also save your money for a PS4 Pro. But the benefits there, while I wouldn’t call them dubious by any means, aren’t really must-haves for most gamers. Red Dead Redemption 2 isn’t going to look that much better unless you’ve also got a 4K HDR setup and all that jazz. If you’re super into the AAA games and best possible graphics, by all means go for it, but for the rest of us who’d rather buy another 4 or 5 games with the money we saved? Slim it is.There’s also a PSVR bundle for $200 and controllers are cheaper too. But the Slim is obviously the centerpiece here. You’ll have to go to “participating retailers” and probably fight people like me to get the deal, which goes live on November 18 like all the others.last_img read more

You Can Save 300 Right Now on the Purchase of a Galaxy

first_img Share Tweet Submit The Galaxy Note 9 is going to be introduced in a few months, which is probably why the Galaxy Note 8 is being offered with a deal such as this. In addition, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are also being offered the same discount and are Samsung’s premier flagships to buy right now. If you are still contemplating on buying one, Best Buy has a deal just for you, and here are all the details you’ve been wanting to know.Anyone who is on Sprint, AT&T, or Verizon can get an instant $300 off of their brand new Galaxy smartphone when they activate it with their line of choice. The best part is that no new line required and you can just get the phone and use it on your current service. The deal is active for both online orders and in-store pickup.Unfortunately, Best Buy has not told when the deal will stay active so we will say this; if you want a flagship upgrade right now, what better way to start your day then to pick up a Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. If you want an expensive freebie, say like a Wi-Fi mesh system and have no problem picking up an unlocked Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, we’ve listed that deal down for you below as well.Buy a Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, or Galaxy Note 8 at $300 off from Best BuyBuy a Galaxy S8 and get a free Wi-Fi mesh system worth $299 from Best Buylast_img read more

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first_img News | Artificial Intelligence | August 05, 2019 Montefiore Nyack Hospital Uses Aidoc AI to Spot Urgent Conditions Faster Montefiore Nyack Hospital, an acute care hospital in Rockland County, N.Y., announced it is utilizing artificial… read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more Videos | Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President … read more Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | August 13, 2019 The Challenge of Pediatric Radiation Dose Management Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. 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This represents a 39 percent premium over the volume-weighted average Vital share price for the past 30 calendar days.Under the terms of the agreement, it is anticipated that Merger Sub will commence a tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Vital by May 11, 2011. It is expected that the transaction will close in the second or third quarter of 2011.Toshiba had previously acquired the advanced visualization division of Barco. It is expected the merger will infuse Vital’s software technology into Toshiba’s numerous imaging modalities to enhance their capabilities.For more information, visit, FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s. 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HomeServices Inc Acquires Ebby Halliday Brand

first_img Texas-based Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc., announced that it is being acquired by HomeServices of America Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.”The acquisition will include Ebby’s three real estate brands: Dallas-based Ebby Halliday, REALTORS and Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate, as well as the firm’s affiliated mortgage and title companies,” according to a press release. “The Ebby Halliday portfolio of companies brands will continue to operate under their current brand names.”Born in Arkansas in 1911, Halliday moved to Dallas in 1938 and eventually opened her own real estate firm in 1945, becoming a Dallas icon during the course of her decades-long career. Halliday passed away in 2015 at the age of 104.Ebby Halliday, REALTORS participated in more than 18,800 transactions in 2017, with a sales volume of more than $8 billion. The firm ranks 12th in the nation in sales volume.Minnesota-based HomeServices of America is the country’s second-largest residential real estate brokerage company and, through its operating companies, is one of the largest providers of integrated real estate services. HomeServices of America is the owner of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Real Living Real Estate and Prudential Real Estate franchise networks. HomeServices is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a consolidated subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. HomeServices’ operating companies offer integrated real estate services, including brokerage services, mortgage originations, title and closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties, and other homeownership services. HomeServices Relocation, LLC, is the full-service relocation arm of HomeServices of America, which provides every aspect of domestic and international relocation to corporations around the world. in Headlines, News Share Company News Ebby Halliday HomeServices of America 2018-05-25 David Whartoncenter_img May 25, 2018 527 Views HomeServices Inc. Acquires Ebby Halliday Brandlast_img read more

The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Keim pointed to a group of new players — Gabbert, safety Budda Baker and tight end Ricky Seals-Jones — playing well, but also wondered why receivers that have been relied on in the past haven’t delivered with any regularity in 2017.“We have some other receivers that have done a lot of things for us in the past, and for one reason or another, those guys aren’t stepping up and answering the bell,” Keim said. “That’s what’s disappointing to me and we’ll continue to try and put the best players out there that we can.”The Cardinals return home to host the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. – / 28 35 Comments   Share   The issue led head coach Bruce Arians to vent his frustration Sunday.“We’ll be looking at some different receivers next week,” he said.Now, it’s up to general manager Steve Keim to find some options that can help Arizona’s struggling receiving corps with six games left in the season.“We’ve been looking at wide receivers in a lot of different scenarios,” Keim told Doug & Wolf Monday on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station. “Whether it’s guys on practice squads that we could potentially poach or guys that are off the street.“Either way, we have to try to do the best we can to put some players on the field that are going to make the plays when given an opportunity.”In the fourth quarter Sunday, the Cardinals faced a 2nd-and-6 from their own 30-yard line. Gabbert threw a perfect sideline pass to J.J. Nelson that would have gained 15 yards, but instead, it bounced off the receiver’s chest, bringing up a third down. On third down, Gabbert connected with John Brown, but the receiver cut his route from the slot short of the line to gain, which brought up a 4th-and-1.Arians decided to go for it, even though the Cardinals only trailed by three and there was over six minutes remaining. Adrian Peterson’s run lost a yard and Arizona turned it over on downs. Houston scored on the next play to ice the game. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellingcenter_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact For the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday’s 31-21 loss to the Houston Texans had a lot of recurring themes.The Cardinals struggled to run the football, gaining only 48 yards on 18 attempts.Their defense had a tough time getting off the field on third downs; Houston converted 8-of-15 to keep drives moving.And again, receivers not named Larry Fitzgerald had a really hard time catching the football. John Brown, Jaron Brown, J.J. Nelson and Brittan Golden saw a total of 13 throws come their way. Those targets yielded only five catches for 54 yards. There were several drops and errors when they were thrown to. LISTEN: Steve Keim, Cardinals General Manager Your browser does not support the audio element. Houston Texans defenders celebrate defensive back Eddie Pleasant’s interception over Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Brittan Golden (10) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Houston. Houston won 31-21. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)last_img read more