Albertas top court upholds injunction against drug testing of Suncor workers

first_imgEDMONTON – The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld an injunction that stops random drug and alcohol testing at Suncor Energy sites.A Court of Queen’s Bench judge granted the injunction last December after the union representing thousands of oilsands workers requested one.Unifor Local 707-A had argued that random testing violates workers’ rights and privacy.Calgary-based Suncor said in its appeal that random tests are needed to bolster safety.Suncor and the union have been battling over the tests since 2012.Unifor is also seeking leave to appeal an earlier court ruling related to the issue to the Supreme Court of Canada.last_img

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Hawaiian Air flight diverted after flight attendant dies

SAN FRANCISCO — Officials say a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to New York City was diverted to San Francisco after an attendant died of an apparent heart attack.San Francisco airport spokesman Doug Yakel says Hawaiian Airlines Flight 50 landed in San Francisco Thursday night after a flight crew member had “a suspected heart attack.”Yakel says medical personnel attempted CPR during the flight, but suspended these efforts prior to landing.The San Mateo County Coroner declared the flight crew member deceased on arrival.Yakel says the passengers were put on other flights.Hawaiian Airlines spokesman Alex Da Silva didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment.The Associated Press

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Blaine Katz suffered multiple injuries died of stab wound to aorta

A forensic pathologist counted a total of 32 injuries on Blaine Katz’s body but just one — a stab wound to the back — that caused his death.Many of the injuries were scratches, scrapes and bruises Dr. Thambirajah Balachandra defined as either having happened some time prior to the fatal attack on the 39-year-old or around the time of death but being non-life-threatening or minor. During an autopsy on Aug. 15, 2017 — three days after Katz’s death — Balachandra also observed several marks caused by a sharp object, including some cuts and scratches.By far the most severe injury was the stab wound to the back that punctured Katz’s aorta. Testifying by video from Edmonton, the forensic pathologist said the wound would have caused fast and extensive blood loss.“That caused his death,” Balachandra said.A number of the other injuries, he testified, could have been the result of blunt-force trauma, whether from falls or an assault by a person, possibly with an object. While he noted many of the injuries had not yet begun the healing process — meaning they occurred at or around the time of death — he was unable to pinpoint precisely when they occurred, providing an outside window of as long as 18 hours.Balachandra was the final witness for the Crown in the case against 46-year-old Gerald Earl McDormand, accused of manslaughter in Katz’s death. McDormand and Steven Paul St. Pierre were originally charged with second-degree murder, but St. Pierre later pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter. Prior to the trial beginning, McDormand’s charge was downgraded as well.After the Crown closed its case, McDormand’s lawyers Jeff Deagle and Brady Knight said the defence will not be calling evidence.Closing arguments are set to be heard on Monday afternoon. Justice Meghan McCreary said she will reserve her decision after that. A date for the return of her decision will be set next week.During the trial, Crown prosecutors Adam Breker and David Belanger called numerous civilian, police, EMS and expert witnesses, each speaking to an incident that unfolded at a downtown apartment building on the night of Aug. 12, 2017.Court heard police were called to 2105 Cornwall St. at about 11:30 p.m. on that date after Katz’s body was found in the main stairway. Investigators spoke to a variety of witnesses, including two who said they were at the building at the time of the fatal attack and overheard it.One of those witnesses testified he was doing his laundry when he heard a shriek from upstairs. A woman who was a friend of Katz testified she arranged a meeting between him and McDormand in relation to an issue McDormand had with Katz over a debt or bad drugs. She said she hid in a bedroom closet where she overheard the fatal assault.While McDormand didn’t take the stand, court heard from him through a videotaped statement he gave police. In it, he denied playing a role in Katz’s death.hpolischuk@postmedia.comtwitter.com/LPHeatherP read more

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UN refugee agency assisting Syrians displaced by fighting in AlQusair

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) said that since the fighting intensified in Al-Qusair three weeks ago, at least 700 families – or some 3,500 people – have arrived to Hasiya, a small nearby town with a population of 16,000.UNCHR and its partners visited Hasiya earlier this week to assess the situation and needs of those displaced, and during the visit the agency also delivered essential relief items such as blankets and mattresses to 500 families.“The needs […] remain huge, and UNHCR is currently looking at how we can deliver additional items to cover the needs of these new arrivals,” UNHCR spokesperson Dan McNorton told reporters in Geneva.“The families we spoke to told us they urgently need milk, diapers, medical supplies and adequate shelter. Water to the town is also in short supply and insufficient for the swelling population,” he said, adding that most of the population there depends on water trucked in once a week by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent.“Due to the poor sanitation and hygiene conditions in which people were living, many, especially children, were suffering from diarrhoea, respiratory problems, high fevers, ear infections and skin diseases,” he said.The displaced families have been staying in three schools and an unfinished building, as well as in tents donated by locals. During the assessment visit, UNHCR identified a building that could act as a safe location to host displaced families and to deliver additional essential items such as mattresses, sleeping mats, blankets, kitchen sets, plastic sheets and hygiene items. Since March 2011, fighting between the Syrian Government and opposition forces seeking to oust President Bashar Al-Assad has killed more than 70,000 people, and left 6.8 million people in need. In addition, the UN estimates that some 1.5 million Syrians have fled their country to escape conflict. read more

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Ohio State mens volleyball passes weekend test against two ranked teams

OSU sophomore Nicolas Szerszen (9) prepares to spike the ball during a match against George Mason on Jan. 15. OSU won 3-0.Credit: Courtesy of OSUThe No. 5 Ohio State men’s volleyball team (15-3, 9-1) protected its home court at St. John Arena with a pair of big wins over No. 11 Loyola University (11-5, 6-3) and No. 13 Lewis University (11-8, 6-5) over the weekend.The Buckeyes captured the win over the Ramblers in three sets (25-20, 25-21, 25-22) Friday night. They continued their successful weekend with a hard-fought win over the Flyers in four sets (25-22, 25-14, 26-28, 25-22) the following evening.​“I thought (Friday) night’s game we were really sharp in terms of our serving and our offense ran at a really high level. (Saturday) it was more of a struggle,” OSU coach Pete Hanson said. “So, one clean, nice, pretty win and one not so pretty win.”​The Buckeyes kicked the weekend off with an important matchup against the two-time defending national champion Ramblers, who the Buckeyes already took care of in straight sets earlier in the year.​The first set started off with strong back-and-forth scoring from each team. As the set moved along, the squads matched each other point for point. Midway through the set, however, the Scarlet and Gray took control and eventually reached the 25-point plateau. The second set began differently than the first. OSU stepped hard on the gas and flew ahead straight from the outset. The Buckeyes maintained control and held off the advances of the Ramblers to take the second consecutive set.​Feeling the pressure to push the match to another set, the Ramblers came out quickly in the third frame, grabbing a lead and holding off the Buckeyes for a while. The perseverance of the Scarlet and Gray proved to be the difference, though, as they pulled themselves out of the early deficit and eventually grabbed the third set to complete the sweep.​An impressive defensive performance by the Buckeyes held the Ramblers to only a .188 attack rate. Sophomore outside hitter Nicolas Szerszen, junior outside hitter Miles Johnson and senior outside hitter Christian Franceschi all contributed double-digit points for OSU. With the victory, the Buckeyes have now won all six sets they have played against the Ramblers this season.Saturday night’s matchup was another difficult test for OSU against the Flyers.In the first set, the Buckeyes jumped out to an early lead, but the Flyers wouldn’t go down easy.  The Scarlet and Gray dug in, however, fending off the Flyers to go up 1-0.The second set started with an OSU surge, resulting in a solid, early lead. The tone was set for the match as the Buckeyes went on to take another set and force the Flyers into desperation mode.With their backs against the wall, the visitors were aggressive in the third set. The teams pushed back and forth, but the Flyers held off the Buckeyes and gained a two-point advantage to win the set and force a fourth frame. The final set remained just as competitive as the third. The score stayed close as the teams tried to enforce their will. Eventually, the Buckeyes were too much for Dayton to continue to fend off, and OSU grabbed the set to win the match.The Buckeyes had a .256 attack rate on the night while holding the Flyers to .225. Individually, Johnson added 21 points, Szerszen had 19 and junior setter Christy Blough contributed 43 assist on the night.“I really think they were great wins for us. Those are two good teams at the top of our conference (and) we need those,” Blough said. “I thought they were both good team wins, and I think everyone contributed both nights.”The Buckeyes are next set to travel to Long Beach, California, to take on UC Irvine on Thursday. The match is scheduled for an 8 p.m. start. read more

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Movie magic How Peter Jackson got The Hobbit down to size

first_imgMovies like The Hobbit work because of the total immersion offered by the story. We now have the right technology to allow audiences to believe that the movie was filmed in Middle Earth. Shooting The Hobbit required a new approach to film making to allow everyone to look the proper height. This was accomplished by using two different sets simultaneously to shoot a scene.Several movies have come under fire recently for the techniques used to make actors appear shorter. Snow White and The Huntsman, for example, digitally grafted the faces of A-List actors onto the bodies of little-people. Similar techniques, including digitally shrinking actors of average height, were used in Lord of the Rings and as a result, groups like the Little People of America have released statements against the use of these techniques.In The Hobbit, a film that is made almost entirely of a company of dwarves and a single Hobbit traveling with the rather tall Gandalf the Grey, most of the film would need to be shot so that everyone appeared to be the appropriate height. The solution that was used in this film involved recording the scene on two sets simultaneously, and merging the two sets together digitally. In these scenes there would be the actual set with props and a separate set that is almost entirely green screen. This allowed the director — Peter Jackson — to sit in between the two sets and watch as the scenes were acted out together.This technique, called Scaled Slave Motion Control, was combined with the high frame rate cameras. And interesting byproduct of this was that it made it so every shot was nearly 2TB in size and required no less than four Red Epic cameras.This technique may have also been the culprit behind why some of the scenes appeared to have props that were obviously fake when viewed at 48 fps. Most movies now use green screen material in parts of just about every scene, but this techniques combines a completely digital set with a completely real set in ways that haven’t really been done before.Read More at Popular Mechanicslast_img read more

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Greece and eurozone fail to agree on way forward

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The Eurogroup ended without agreement between Greece and its eurozone partners but also without a joint statement on how to move forward.“We explored a number of issues, one of which was the current program,” Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem told a news conference in Brussels.“We discussed the possibility of an extension. For some that is clear that is preferred option but we haven’t come to that conclusion as yet. We will need a little more time.”It appears that the two sides had agreed to release a joint statement but that last minute objections from the Greek delegations, which was led by Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis, led to the process being abandoned.Mr Dijsselbloem said that the all the eurozone finance ministers would reconvene on Monday, which is the last planned Eurogroup meeting of the month, to reassess the situation but there would be no discussion between experts or visits to Athens in the meantime.Mr Varoufakis made a brief statement to reporters after the meeting and played down a failure to reach a common position. He said he believed a “healing deal” could be reached on Monday.He denied that the sticking point had been an insistence from Greece’s eurozone partners to extend the existing bailout and said there were no threats towards Greece during the meeting.“We explained whey this bailout is not working,” he said. “We want a new contract with Europe.”Government sources in Athens who spoke to Kathimerini insisted that Greece would not accept an extension to the current bailout and that negotiations would continue with the aim of reaching a “mutually acceptable solution.”They added that the Greek representatives at the Eurogroup were able to set out the government’s argument that the bailouts had failed and to explain the extent of the humanitarian impact of the crisis, as well as to discuss concerns about Greece’s public debt.Source: Kathimerinilast_img read more

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Washington carbon tax measure clears Senate committee

first_imgOLYMPIA — A measure to tax fossil fuel emissions to fight climate change has cleared a Senate committee.The Senate energy, environment and technology committee amended and approved Senate Bill 6203 Thursday night. It now goes to a fiscal committee.Sen. Reuven Carlyle, a Democrat and bill sponsor, says climate change is having a profound effect on the state and world and the measure attempts to address that.The bill proposes a new tax of $10 per metric ton of carbon emissions, lower than the $20 per ton originally proposed by Gov. Jay Inslee. The tax would begin in 2019 and in 2021 would increase $2 per ton each year until it is capped at $30 a ton.Sen. Doug Ericksen, a Republican from Ferndale, criticized the bill saying it would force businesses to leave the state and hurt working families.If the Legislature doesn’t act on a carbon policy, a coalition of environmental, labor and other groups say they will move ahead with a citizen’s initiative this November.last_img read more

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Branville McCartney resigns from The Senate

first_img ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, March 2, 2017 – Nassau – Every decision I have made since entering frontline politics has not been made lightly.   Whether it was to leave the FNM, to lead the DNA or most recently, to accept the post as leader of opposition business in the Senate, I have carefully and prayerfully considered my moves as a public figure.  It was no different when accepting the appointment as leader of Opposition business in the Senate.I accepted with the understanding that the Democratic National Alliance was separate and apart from any other opposition force, but would lend its voice, ideas and strength in official opposition to this failed Christie administration. Let the record reflect that when the electorate called for a more pragmatic opposition, the DNA was the first and only party to answer.  However, today I informed Her Excellency the Governor General that I am resigning my Senate post with immediate effect.  The leader of the official opposition has, unfortunately, only sown seeds of confusion since assuming her post, bringing no real leadership or focused ideas to the fore.   As leader of the DNA, in consultation with the executives of the party, I feel that we must now divest ourselves of the farce that has become the official opposition and fully direct our efforts to securing victory in the next general election.  Famed U.S. Astronaut Chris Hadfield once said leadership is not about glorious crowning acts.   It’s about “keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter.”  By this standard, there currently exists no opposition party or personality in the House of Assembly that exemplifies the traits of true leadership.  Change clearly will not come from within; to that end we must continue our mission to affect change from outside Parliament until elections are held.  To the people of The Bahamas, we say that if you want a government serious about fighting crime and putting the fear of God into these savage criminals who apparently have free reign on our streets, look to the DNA; if you want an end to this corruption that pollutes and perverts governance in our country, look to the DNA; if you want real accountability for where in the world our billions of tax dollars have been funneled without our knowledge, look to the DNA; if you want a government that stands for you and will return power and prosperity to the rightful owners of The Bahamas, look to the DNA.  I encourage all Bahamians to register to vote and come with us to rid ourselves of the poisonous yoke of the failed parties that have brought this country to its knees. To our supporters throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the mission has not changed.   The goal has not changed.   Our resolve has not changed. We will continue working day and night to provide a worthy alternative to the dysfunctional status quo.   It was an honor to once again represent the Bahamian people, however briefly, but it is clear the Bahamian people will be better served by a DNA not complicit in the dysfunction that hobbles Parliament at this time. The Bahamian people deserve better, and better is in your DNA.   May God protect and keep the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Related Items:#magneticmedianews Recommended for you The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provolast_img read more

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Aaron Rodgers Met A Fiery Death In His Game of Thrones Cameo

first_imgLast week, news leaked that Aaron Rodgers had a cameo in the penultimate episode of the massive HBO fantasy hit Game of Thrones. Rodgers didn’t get a ton of screen time, appearing briefly in a line up as a bow and arrow carrying member of Cersei’s King’s Landing Army before getting massacred by the Unsullied ass kickers.Incredible performance tonight by Mr @AaronRodgers12 pic.twitter.com/NnETtVWkFi— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) May 13, 2019Apparently the showrunners liked what Rodgers was putting down on film, because they also wrote him into a scene where he gets torched to death by Drogon as he lights up the streets of King’s Landing. Rodgers tried to dip down an alley, but was ultimately chased down by the fire and torched to death like a Khalil Mack pass rush. Rodgers should be ready for the start of training camp.RIP AARON RODGERS!#GoPackGo #GoTpic.twitter.com/1gpAZ6tvx3— Packers BRASIL 🧀 🇧🇷 (@PackersBR) May 13, 2019 Advertisementlast_img read more

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first_img 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. August 13, 2010 – In an effort to help customers increase utilization, while reducing scheduled downtime for planned maintenance, Siemens unveils its comprehensive service program that enables delivery of preventive maintenance and system updates and modifications outside of normal operating hours.The industry’s only comprehensive after-hours maintenance program, Off-Peak Advantage allows for contract customers to schedule their planned maintenance and updates during off-peak hours, eliminating downtime for planned service calls. Off-Peak Advantage is available for Siemens product families in angiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, molecular imaging and oncology services. The program is available to service customers with Performance (Silver, Gold, or Platinum) or Shared Basic plans. 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Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate… read more 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 Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the… read more Technology | Neuro Imaging | August 07, 2019 Synaptive Medical Launches Modus Plan With Automated Tractography Segmentation Synaptive Medical announced the U.S. launch and availability of Modus Plan featuring BrightMatter AutoSeg. 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Benefits and drawbacks of fasting for health

first_imgFrom the print editionAt last the complementary health sector and pharmaceutical industry may have a reason to collaborate. According to a recent study at the University of Southern California, fasting when combined with chemotherapy is a more effective treatment in combating various cancers than either fasting or chemotherapy alone.  No related posts. The reason may be that the combination treatment sends healthy cells into survival mode, but it denies cancer cells the nutrients they need to multiply, which causes them to die.  Fasting is not a new idea when it comes to health. Used in some religions as a way of purifying the soul, it can also take the strain off the body, giving it time to get through a backlog of food and toxin processing. Prolonged fasting does have its drawbacks, though, and it’s not traditionally recommended. Nevertheless, recent headlines have been extolling the virtues of fasting on alternate days and of chronic calorie restriction (defined as the long-term consumption of 15-40 percent fewer calories than usual). Apparently this can boost brain function leading to improved memory and a delay in the onset of dementia. Because the cells can become more insulin sensitive, fasting aids in weight management and reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Lastly some research suggests that chronic calorie restriction can slow down biological aging of the heart, thus influencing cardiovascular health. All this sounds rather appealing and some people may be tempted to try it. But remember, decreasing calorie intake usually decreases metabolism. That’s fine for longevity but if decrease can’t be sustained, problems can arise with weight management. If eating less, you need to ensure that what does enter your mouth is bursting with nutrients in order to stay healthy. Be aware, also, that much of the research to date has been on mice and under controlled conditions. Human trials are starting, but the pros and cons won’t be fully understood for several years. Meanwhile, the American Cancer Society does not recommend fasting, and any patient who is also diabetic or who has lost a significant amount of weight should consult an oncologist before making such a drastic move. While it is not prudent to embark suddenly on either alternate-day fasting or a long-term calorie-restricted diet without first consulting the appropriate medics, it’s also pretty obvious that overeating is a potential health hazard. To avoid it, try to eat mindfully. This means serving your food on a plate (or something similar) and sitting down at a table to eat. Keep portion sizes moderate. Put your knife and fork down between mouthfuls and chew very thoroughly, taking your time to really taste and enjoy the flavors. If you feel full, stop eating. If you finish everything but don’t feel satisfied, go and do something else for 20 minutes and only then, if you still feel truly hungry, mindfully eat something small such as a few nuts or a couple more mouthfuls of the main meal. Eating and drinking in this way should set you gently and safely on the path to a long and healthy life.Julie Godfrey BSc (Hons) is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and full member of the British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT). See www.foreverhealthy.com or email jgodfrey@foreverhealthyco.com.News Sources:Fasting and Cancer, Starving the Beast – The EconomistFasting Could Help Combat Cancer and Boost Effectiveness of Treatments – Daily MailCalories Restriction May Prevent Alzheimers Through Promotion of Longevity Program in Brain – Science DailySecret to Long Life: Starve Yourselves on Alternate Days to Boost Brainpower and shed weight – Daily MailAdditional Sources:Alternate Day Fasting and Chronic Disease Prevention: A review of Human and Animal Trials – American Journal of Clinical NutritionChronic alternate-day fasting results in reduced diastolic compliance and diminished systolic reserve in rats Facebook Commentscenter_img Julie Godfreylast_img read more

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The legendary Will Smith returns to rap with Colombias Bomba Estereo

first_imgThe band’s founder, Simón Mejia, said Smith’s contribution was “beyond anything we have dreamed of.”“When I was told that Will Smith wanted to collaborate on a remix with Bomba, I couldn’t believe it,” he said in a statement, hailing the rapper-actor for making an effort in Spanish.“Fiesta” is up for two Latin Grammys next month. Facebook Comments Related posts:Kevin Johansen and The Nada to join illustrator Liniers in live art-music show in Escazú Late director of salsa legends Los Van Van, Juan Formell, honored in Cuban wax museum Selena died 20 years ago – why we’re still talking about her Rolling Stones to tour Latin America Smith was first known as half of the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince in the 1980s, when hip-hop was becoming mainstream in the United States. Amid widespread media criticism of rap’s language and themes, the duo won radio play with clean-cut tunes such as “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”Smith went on to star in the TV series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most successful actors, with movies such as the “Men in Black” series, “Ali” and “The Pursuit of Happyness.” Bomba Estereo performs during Costa Rica’s Festival Imperial in 2012. David Boddiger/The Tico TimesBoth Smith and Bomba Estereo also are no strangers to Costa Rica. Smith partially filmed his blockbuster movie “After Earth” here with son Jaden, and Bomba Estereo played the 2012 Festival Imperial north of Costa Rica’s capital.Smith’s last album was “Lost and Found,” which came out in 2005 to a mixed reception. But earlier this year he said that he had gone to a studio with rap giant Kanye West, although Smith stopped short of saying whether the end result would be released.center_img In his first rap recording in a decade, Smith offers a short interjection in a remix of Bomba Estereo’s song “Fiesta.”Smith raps lines in a mishmash of conversational Spanish and English that include: “Hola mamacita / Go get me a beer-a.”Smith has previously voiced admiration for the Colombian band, which brings electronic dance beats to music rooted in the cumbia tradition. NEW YORK — Will Smith, who long ago moved from music to acting, has briefly returned to rap in a collaboration with the Colombian band Bomba Estereo.last_img read more

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Foreign minister traveling to USA to meet Secretary of State

first_imgForeign Minister Nicos Christodoulides will fly to Washington, United States, late on Monday at the invitation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with whom he is scheduled to meet on Tuesday.During his stay in the US capital, Christodoulides will also meet Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon and Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell, on Tuesday, while on Wednesday he will meet at the White House with National Security Advisor John Bolton.The main topics on the agenda are bilateral relations, energy, the Cyprus issue, and regional developments.Foreign ministry sources did not wish to comment on reports that Christodoulides and Mitchell would be announcing the intention to open a strategic dialogue. However, in September, Christodoulides met Mitchell and stated that the results of that meeting, concerning security, energy and politics, would be announced during a high-level visit to be held very soon.On Thursday, Christodoulides will be in New York, where he will meet US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, with the main topics on the agenda being the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (Unficyp) and the involvement of the Security Council in developments regarding the Cyprus issue.Christodoulides will then return to Washington to attend a dinner hosted by Pompeo.The minister will wrap up his visit on Friday with a debate at Atlantic Council think tank.You May LikeUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsThese SUVs Are The Cream Of The Crop. Search For 2019 Luxury Crossover SUV DealsLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoThe Deniz boat incident showed clearly the intentions of the Turkish sideUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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that the youths can take their rightful position in the society. We tracked six age cohorts across historical time on variables that predict length and quality of life. Three days ago, especially when you look at the availability that’s obviously out there. but pointed to remarks last week by Texas Rep. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to blast Democrats for slow approval on ambassadorships and other posts requiring a congressional confirmation. Rights groups and international observers have seen the case as a bellwether for democracy and press freedom under Suu Kyi.

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Operation Bluestar was carried out in June 1984 to flush out militants who were hiding inside the Golden Temple complex BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Image via Facebook The Congress was in power in 1984 Swami also described the November 1984 anti-Sikh riots as a "genocide" He said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) applied on the purchase of cooking material for the community kitchen at the Golden Temple should be withdrawn immediately Asked about the incidents of rape in various parts of the country including the ones in which minor girls were the victims Swamy said "Capital punishment is not enough.rapists also deserve surgery (castration) so that in future they dare not even think of committing such a heinous crime" Asserting that the BJP would win the 2019 Lok Sabha polls Swamy said "Corrupt people are being sent to jail and the people of the country are happy with this action of the government" the cable and content behemoth that’s looking to merge with TWC in a landmark deal that, the companies accurately say, and other top aides. she reached the final on the basis of having the top-two timings among the competitors who didn’t finish top-two in each of the three heats. a noted stem cell scientist at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) in Kobe, Sasai had risen to be deputy director of the center and was considered a contender to become its director.

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Donald Trump Jr. posing in hunting regalia holding up a disembodied tail that appears to have been cut from a felled elephant beside him Reports surfaced this week that the administration of President Donald Trump would reverse an Obama-era ban on importing legally hunted elephant remains known as trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia While Twitter users expressed outrage the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) a federal agency under the Department of the Interior said in a statement that the ban’s reversal could actually “enhance the survival of the species in the wild” The backlash from skeptics was thick and fast On her Thursday talk show Ellen DeGeneres announced that she was launching a funding drive for elephants which she said show "compassion sympathy social intelligence self-awareness… all the things I have yet to see in this president" British comedian Ricky Gervais called the move a “devastating blow to the survival” of elephants and characterized it as “savage and pointless” And the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation which has distributed $80 million in conservation grants called the ban reversal a “reprehensible” move that would cause the US to lose its “global leadership position in putting an end to the ivory trade” Why is the administration lifting the ban Elephants are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act but a stipulation in the act allows the US government to issue permits to import trophies if theres evidence that the "hunting actually benefits conservation for that species" That’s what the US FWS says will happen in Zimbabwe and Zambia The Service said it had determined that "legal well-regulated sport hunting as part of a sound management program can benefit the conservation of certain species by providing incentives to local communities to conserve the species and by putting much-needed revenue back into conservation" The FWS announcement is dated November 16 However a November 14-dated statement on the website of the hunting advocacy group Safari Club International (SCI) says an FWS official announced the rule change at a forum it co-hosted in Tanzania Along with the National Rifle Association (NRA) the SCI had opposed the initial 2014 ban Tanzania which is in the midst of a poaching epidemic is also under consideration for an FWS ban lift the Washington Post reports How did the ban originally come about The ban on bringing hunting trophies into the US was never applied across the board Remains of animals legally hunted in South Africa and Namibia could be bought in under the Obama administration but those from Zimbabwe and Zambia were eventually prohibited That’s because the FWS in 2015 determined that Zimbabwe could not adequately prove it could implement laws to protect elephants Zimbabwe saw a 6% decline in its elephant population between 2007 and 2014 according to the latest elephant census data But that’s a relatively small decline compared to the 30% decline in the overall African elephant population over the same period Elephant populations in most areas of Zambia were relatively stable the census found Zambia had previously banned hunting after several years of population decline but now permits it Citing people briefed on the rule change the Post reports that the decision was made after Zimbabwe officials submitted documents that fulfilled the FWS’ previously unmet reporting requirements What do conservationists say That hunting can under the right circumstances complement conservation efforts is not under dispute But even the FWS statement announcing the rule change warns that to support conservation efforts “hunters should choose to hunt only in countries that have strong governance sound management practices and healthy wildlife populations” Zimbabwe conservationists say is no such country Wayne Pacelle president and chief executive of the Humane Society wrote in a blog post: "Its a venal and nefarious pay-to-slay arrangement that Zimbabwe has set up with the trophy hunting industry" He also described it as “one of the most corrupt countries on Earth" Zimbabwe is also in the midst of a turbulent political transition that appears to be a military coup; on Tuesday night the armed forces took control of the country’s capital Harare and have since kept President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody Others worry that lifting the ban will undermine efforts to suppress the illegal poaching that feeds the ivory trade Iain Douglas-Hamilton founder and senior scientist at the Nairobi-based Save the Elephants says that while Africans are told “dont kill elephants” wealthy Americans “are being allowed to come and do it” according to the Post “When you go back in history it did do good but now is absolutely not the time to be opening up hunting” Douglas-Hamilton said Write to Joseph Hincks at josephhincks@timeinccomCracking a whip against Sharad Yadav loyalists the Bihar unit of JD(U) on Monday sacked 21 party leaders for anti-party activities CNN News18 reported #Bihar JDU state president Vashistha Narayan Singh suspended 21 party members from their primary memberships over anti-party activities pictwittercom/yEXoYyzOJI — ANI (@ANI) August 14 2017 According to ANI among the 21 leaders suspended by Bihar unit chief Vashistha Narayan Singh is Arjun Rai a former MP from Sitamarhi The development assumes significance as Yadav was sacked as the leader of the JD(U) in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday Yadav was replaced by RCP Singh A day earlier the JD(U) had suspended its Rajya Sabha member Ali Anwar Ansari from the parliamentary party after he attended a meeting of opposition parties convened by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi File image of Sharad Yadav PTI Ever since Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar ended his party’s alliance with Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress on 27 July to join hands with former ally BJP Yadav had been at loggerheads with the party leadership Showing his disapproval of the new alliance Yadav had on Thursday said that Nitish had "betrayed the people’s mandate" "The trust of 11 crore people who gave mandate to form the grand alliance government in Bihar was broken The agreement of ‘gathbandhan’ (grand alliance) was for five years which was broken.I am hurt by this I continue to stand for the ‘gathbandhan’" he said Yadav also claimed that the ‘original party’ is still with him hinting at an imminent split within the party At a function at Sonepur on Thursday Yadav said "Sarkari JD(U) is with Nitish Kumar while the original party is with me The original JD(U) in association with secular forces would form a government after the next general election" However notwithstanding Yadav’s claim only former minister Ramai Ram and a handful of partymen were seen with him during his tour of Bihar Yadav was on a state-wide tour to hold "direct dialogue" with the people However JD(U) under Nitish distanced itself from Yadav’s tour RJD supporters were however seen in large numbers receiving him at Patna airport as well as 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