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Drake got friendzoned hard after declaring his love for Rihanna at MTV

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Advertisement Login/Register With: Rumours have circulated for more than a year that there’s more than theatrics behind the steamy duets between Rihanna and Drake. And things got ratcheted up a notch the weekend of the MTV Video Music Awards when Drizzy went above and beyond — as he would — by placing a billboard ad on behalf of himself and OVO placed high in Los Angeles congratulating Rihanna on her Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award (which has previously been awarded to Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and David Bowie).Rihanna certainly seemed to approve when she shared it herself on Instagram, but if there were ever a clear friendzoning, it happened on the MTV stage Sunday night, for the entire world to see. Advertisement Twitterlast_img read more

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US automakers post first monthly sales gain of year in Sept

first_imgDETROIT – The auto industry posted its first monthly sales gain of the year in September, led by strong truck and SUV sales and the replacement of cars destroyed by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.U.S. sales rose 6.1 per cent to just over 1.5 million vehicles, according to Autodata Corp., as Toyota, Honda, Ford, General Motors, Nissan and Volkswagen all posted strong numbers. Of major automakers, only Fiat Chrysler and Hyundai reported sales declines.Industry analysts predicted that positive sales would continue through the end of the year fueled by customers whose cars were destroyed by Harvey and Hurricane Irma in Florida. But sales aren’t expected to be strong enough to match last year’s record of more than 17.5 million.Christopher Hopson, manager of light-vehicle forecasting for IHS Markit, said September had a perfect mix of hurricane replacement demand, high incentives, rising fleet sales and strong sales of outgoing 2017 models.“While this strong level of demand isn’t expected to be sustained throughout the fourth quarter, these short-term supports are not likely to drop off in a meaningful way, setting the stage for strong Q4 results,” Hopson said in a statement.GM reported on Tuesday that sales rose 11.9 per cent from a year ago, while Ford sales rose 8.7 per cent. Toyota posted a 14.9 per cent increase, while Nissan sales were up 9.5 per cent and Honda sales rose 6.8 per cent. Volkswagen said its sales rose 33.2 per cent over numbers that were depressed a year ago by its diesel emissions cheating scandal.Fiat Chrysler sales fell 10 per cent and Hyundai, which relies on cars for much of its results rather than SUVs and trucks, saw sales fall 14.4 per cent. Both blamed reductions in sales to big fleet buyers such as rental car companies.Industry analysts had predicted a small sales rise for the month, with the Edmunds.com auto site expecting a 0.4 per cent increase. But automakers, aided by hurricane sales, powered past the forecasts.For the first nine months of the year, overall industry sales were down 1.8 per cent. September sales would have been even higher without Hurricane Irma, which forced many Florida dealerships to close for a week or longer due to lack of electric power.Ford gained 5,000 to 6,000 sales from replacement of flooded cars in the Houston area, where it offered employee pricing. But it lost about 1,000 vehicle sales in Florida due to closed dealerships, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing Mark LaNeve said on a conference call. He expects industry sales to get a boost through the rest of the year from cars being replaced due to hurricane damage.Strong pickup truck and SUV sales once again propelled the September increase.Ford’s F-Series pickup sales rose 21 per cent from a year ago, while SUV sales were up 8.8 per cent. Inventory levels dropped to a 72-day supply, and LaNeve said Ford may even increase production to raise that a little. Automakers have been trimming production, especially of cars, for much of the year.Even car sales, which have been battered during the past few years as buyers switched to SUVs and trucks, showed a bit of life. For instance, Toyota’s midsize Camry, once the top-selling car in the U.S., posted a 13 per cent sales gain as all-new 2018 models reached showrooms. Honda’s Accord, once the No. 2-selling car, saw a 9.5 per cent increase.Still, Edmunds predicted that midsize cars would drop to the fifth-largest segment so far this year with just 10.7 per cent of the market, the lowest share recorded since Edmunds began tracking numbers in 1991. Midsize cars were the top-selling segment in the U.S. just three years ago, but have been passed by compact SUVs, large trucks, midsize SUVs and even compact cars, Edmunds said.last_img read more

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Modi govt a sinking ship Maya

first_imgLucknow: BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday called the Narendra Modi government a sinking ship which even its ideologue RSS is deserting and said the country now needed a real prime minister, not a chaiwala or a chowkidar .She also attacked the fashion among politicians of visiting temples during the poll campaign and said the Election Commission should take note. Narendra Modi government boat is sinking, and everyone knows this, she said at a press conference here. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghThe biggest example of this is that the RSS is also deserting them, she said, claiming that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh workers are missing from the Bharatiya Janata Party campaign. I cannot spot them anywhere in the election doing hard work with their ‘jholaas’ (bags), thanks to the non-fulfilment of promises and the intense resentment by the people, Mayawati said. As a result of this, Modi is sweating, she claimed. The BSP supremo said the country will not be fooled by “dual personalities” any more. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroad”The country has already seen a number of leaders in the form of sevak (servant), mukhya sevak (chief servant), chaiwala (tea vendor) and chowkidar (watchman), who indulge in misleading the people, she said, referring to labels attached to Modi. But the country now needs a real prime minister who can run it in accordance with the spirit of welfare in the Constitution, she said. The public has already been fooled by people of dual character, and will not be fooled anymore,” she told reporters. Mayawati took exception to political leaders visiting temples during the period they are banned from campaigning by the Election Commission. “If someone is banned from campaigning for violating the model code of conduct and he visits public places and temples to take part in prayers, and it is publicised in a big way by the media, then it should also be banned,’ she said. “The Election Commission needs to take some steps in this direction as well and ban it,” she said. Mayawati appeared to be referring to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath’s visits to temples during the period he was banned from electioneering over the “Ali-Bajrang Bali” comment he made at a rally. She demanded the EC should include the money spent on roadshows and temple visits in the election expenditure by the party. Earlier, in an election rally along with BSP chief Mayawati, former chief minister and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said the alliance would get massive support all over. “A change will be brought in the politics. Even the foundation of the BJP will not be visible because of the alliance storm that is sweeping the state,” Yadav said. “The ‘josh’ (energy) is absent in the BJP rallies…. Perhaps those who raised the slogans have gone in search of good days.” The SP chief said the BJP might have failed to make the country clean under the Swachh Bharat scheme, but he claimed that the people had cleansed the state of the saffron party.last_img read more

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Breach at Texas tank farm causes chemical spill

HOUSTON — Potentially hazardous chemicals spilled Friday at a Houston-area petrochemical tank farm where a dayslong fire damaged several tanks, the company that operates the farm said.The breach occurred before 12:30 p.m. in a containment dike near a damaged tank that crews were trying to drain of flammable product that includes benzene, said Dale Samuelsen, a spokesman for Intercontinental Terminals Company. An estimated 20,000 barrels of liquid were in the tank, which was one of several to catch on fire.Samuelsen said the company asked its neighbours, including other industrial sites and the nearby San Jacinto Texas State Historic Site, to shelter in place. He said the company was trying to find out what chemicals were in the dike that breached.The tanks on site contain components of gasoline and materials used in nail polish remover, glues and paint thinner.Authorities had not asked residents in surrounding Deer Park to shelter in place early Friday afternoon. People living near the plant in Deer Park were told Thursday to remain indoors after air monitors detected elevated levels of benzene. The order was lifted later Thursday.Adam Adams of the Environmental Protection Agency said authorities believe the other tanks that burned on site were stable.The fire began Sunday and was extinguished Wednesday. It caused a giant plume of black smoke that billowed over much of Houston.Area schools cancelled classes as tests on Thursday indicated higher-than-normal levels of benzene in the air. Benzene is a highly flammable liquid found naturally in gasoline and crude oil. It evaporates quickly and can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and headaches.Adams said air tests by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the company had not shown any positive results for high levels of benzene Friday. One positive test after 4 a.m. from a sensor operated by Harris County was verified to be a false alarm, a county spokeswoman said.The Associated Press read more

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Security Council backs committees help to countries in antiterror fight

In a statement read out in an open session by the Council President for July, Ambassador Mihnea Ioan Motoc of Romania, the 15-member body also welcomed preparations for the first visit by the CTC to a Member State in implementation of resolution 1373, the landmark text adopted in the wake of the 11 September 2001 attacks against the United States which set up the Committee.Officials told the UN News Service that initial preparations are in discussion but no decision has yet been made on which country will be the first visited by the group.The Council also invited the CTC focus in the next three months on practical measures to implement resolution 1535, as well as to “accelerate its work on country assessments of assistance needs that can be shared with interested donor States and organizations,” said Ambassador Mihnea Ioan Motoc of Romania.Resolution 1535, adopted in March, restructured the Committee to include a Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate, enabling the panel to be more agile and efficient as it helps countries comply with resolution 1373. That text compels countries to report regularly on their efforts to combat terrorism, and the Council noted today that as of the end of June, 71 States still had not met the deadline to submit the required reports.The Council’s statement followed a briefing by the CTC Chairman, Ambassador Alexander Konuzin of the Russian Federation, who noted that the panel’s work had prompted more countries to join anti-terrorism treaties “thereby making an important contribution to strengthening the international legal basis for the fight against terrorism.”The CTC has also continued work on the Directory of Counter-Terrorism Information and Sources of Assistance, he said, while acknowledging the limitations of this effort. “The Directory alone cannot properly meet the new requirements,” he said, pledging more direct work with Member States.He also called attention to the problem of inadequate general understanding of the CTC’s work. “This lack of public awareness of the activity of the CTC may have led to some misperceptions of the Committee’s work, adding to the problems of communication and practical cooperation with Member States,” he said. In response, he said, the CTC would “continue its efforts to improve its communication methods.” Video of Security Council meeting [2hrs 35mins] read more

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UN sends electoral review mission to Côte dIvoire

The mission, based in Abidjan, will look at plans for voter registration for the 30 October poll and the role of the UN system, taking into account the Pretoria Agreement, a peace accord recently signed by Ivorian leaders after negotiations by South African President Thabo Mbeki on behalf of the African Union (AU).The review mission is being led by the Electoral Assistance Division of the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and includes staff from the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and two consultants. read more

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Most actively traded companies on the TSX TSX Venture Exchange

by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 3, 2014 3:05 pm MDT Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,402.21 down 56.90 points):Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 0.44 per cent, to $2.30 on 8.3 million shares.Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 13 cents, or 1.77 per cent, to $7.22 on 7.1 million shares.Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down five cents, or 0.53 per cent, to $9.43 on 5.8 million shares.Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Down 25 cents, or 0.74 per cent, to $33.75 on 4.8 million shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Down 12 cents, or 2.80 per cent, to $4.16 on 4.8 million shares.Mood Media Corp. (TSX:MM). Down two cents, or 2.99 per cent, to 65 cents on 4 million shares.Toronto Venture Exchange (1,001.96 down 4.33 points):Satori Resources Inc. (TSXV:BUD). Miner. Down 0.5 cents, or 5.56 per cent, to 8.5 cents on 6.9 million shares.Spartan Energy Corp. (TSXV:SPE). Oil and gas. Down one cent, or 0.28 per cent, to $3.53 on 6.4 million shares.Companies reporting major news:Goldcorp (TSX:G). Miner. Down 47 cents, or 1.70 per cent, to $27.14 on 2.3 million shares. The company has extended the deadline for its hostile takeover bid for Osisko Mining, a day after Osisko announced a friendly deal involving Yamana Gold, and two of Canada’s largest pension funds. The bid was set to expire Friday, but has now been pushed until 5 p.m. ET on April 15.Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO). Insurance. Up 17 cents, or 0.56 per cent, to $30.56 on 461,052 shares. The company has signed a deal to acquire the J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan Services. Financial terms of the deal for the record keeping business were not disclosed.Hudson’s Bay Co. (TSX:HBC). Retail. Down 96 cents, or 5.10 per cent, to $17.86 on 1.8 million shares. The company is spending more on its online shopping capabilities to grow its business, which now includes Saks Fifth Avenue, chief executive Richard Baker says. His comments came after the Toronto-based retailer reported a profit of $29.1 million in its latest quarter as its acquisition of U.S. luxury retailer Saks helped increase sales by nearly 75 per cent.Richelieu Hardware Ltd. (TSX:RCH). Manufacturing. Up $1.35, or 2.73 per cent, to $50.82 on 17,924 shares. The Quebec-based manufacturing and distribution company says it had $8.8 million of net earnings in the three months ended Feb. 28, up 8.2 per cent from a year earlier. The Montreal-based company makes hinges, fasteners and other hardware for the manufacturing, home renovation and retail sectors as well as other products.Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B). Communication services. The company is betting on consumers watching more video on their tablets and smartphones — especially NHL hockey fans — with its recent $3.3-billion purchase of wireless spectrum. Analysts say Rogers’ acquisition in the January auction will be needed to allow hockey fans to stream NHL games on their mobile devices.WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA). Airline. Up 18 cents, or 0.72 per cent, to $25.15 on 483,336 shares. The Calgary-based company flew more passengers last month than in March 2013 but the increase didn’t absorb all the fleet capacity the airline has added over the past year, mainly from the launch of its new Encore regional service. The company said it had an 84 per cent load factor in March, a decline of 2.1 percentage points from the same month last year. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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Liechtenstein manhunt seeks suspect in fatal shooting of CEO of Bank Frick

by John Heilprin, The Associated Press Posted Apr 7, 2014 3:06 pm MDT GENEVA – Police in Liechtenstein launched a manhunt Monday for a former fund manager suspected of shooting to death a 48-year-old CEO in a bank’s underground parking garage.The police said in a statement that the suspected shooter, Juergen Hermann of Liechtenstein, had fled the scene in the village of Balzers in a white-and-grey Smart car.Swiss broadcaster SRF identified the victim as Juergen Frick, the chief executive officer of Bank Frick, based in Balzers.The police said Hermann’s passport and driver’s license were found near the Rhine River and inside the passport were “handwritten notes confessing to the crime” including a farewell that indicated he may have committed suicide.On his website, Hermann calls himself Liechtenstein’s “Robin Hood.”The newspaper Liechtensteiner Vaterland reported that the police believed Hermann may have drowned himself in the river and Liechtenstein’s water rescue were searching a dam.But the newspaper said police told a news conference in Vaduz that it could take days or even weeks before the search would be completed, and the alleged murder weapon, a 9-millimeter pistol, also remained missing.A video surveillance camera in the parking garage of Bank Frick allegedly showed Hermann killing Frick with three shots, the newspaper reported, which followed a past series of well-known threats and insults that Hermann levelled against the bank executive. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Liechtenstein manhunt seeks suspect in fatal shooting of CEO of Bank Frick read more

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London man buys a car to drive to Bristol because its cheaper

first_imgWhere Tom began his journey… 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. “However, I’ll be the first to admit this isn’t the cheapest method. You can book tickets in advance and off-peak for less. You may be able to use a railcard. Or you could get a coach. But for those of us who aren’t able to, why do the train companies insist on ripping us off?“At the end of the trip, I still have a car. I’ll probably sell it again. After some TLC, I think I can get £200. You get your unused road tax refunded so I might even be in profit! That’s real bargain hunting for you.” Mr Church said: “I found the car on Gumtree. The lady I bought it from was basically selling it for scrap.“It’s a very old car, 1997 Honda Civic, but the MOT was fine. Plus, the engine was small enough that I could get the cheapest road tax: a minimum of six months for £81.38.“I found the car on Gumtree. The lady I bought it from, Sutinder, was basically selling it for scrap. It’s a very old car, 1997 Honda Civic, but the MOT was fine. Plus, the engine was small enough that I could get the cheapest road tax: a minimum of six months for £81.38. A man put off by the cost of a train fare bought a car and drove from London to Bristol for less than the price of the rail fare. Bargain-hunter Tom Church bought a Honda Civic to make a 120-mile drive to see a friend in Bristol because it was cheaper than a train ticket.The second hand car cost just £80. Road tax was £81.38, insurance for one day £20.43 and petrol £25. A total of £206.81.Meanwhile, peak-time return train tickets between London and Bristol cost between £210 – £218.10.Tom found the second hand car online. It was a 1997 Honda Civic with 135,000 miles on the clock. Where Tom began his journey...center_img The cost of the rail fare to London put Tom off... “The total cost was £206.81. Less than just one train ticket. And I still have a car at the end of it! “Yes, it is still expensive. The point is to show how mad train ticket prices are. Sometimes you have to think outside of the box to save money. The cost of the rail fare to London put Tom off…last_img read more

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Des crash interstellaires éjectent les planètes loin de leur étoile

first_imgDes crash interstellaires éjectent les planètes loin de leur étoileUne nouvelle simulation a montré que les collisions entre les systèmes planétaires entraînaient l’éjection massive de planètes de la taille de la Terre et également capables d’abriter la vie.Selon une nouvelle étude germano-anglaise, les collisions entre systèmes planétaires provoquent l’éjection massive de planètes du gabarit de la Terre. Car si les planètes de notre système tournent de façon stable autour du Soleil dans le même sens de rotation que celui-ci et sur le même plan, cela ne se déroule pas partout de la même manière, révèle le site de Ciel et espace.En effet, les scientifiques de l’université de Bonn, emmenés par Ingo Thies et Pavel Kroupa, ont réussi à établir un modèle de formation qui permettrait d’expliquer comment fonctionnent ces autres systèmes. Si au début tout se déroule normalement, le nuage de gaz présent finit par s’effondrer sur lui-même, faisant briller l’étoile, alors qu’un disque géant de matière se met en orbite autour d’elle. Sauf que ce nuage de gaz est rarement seul, il n’est qu’un composant d’un amas et la même scène se joue juste à côté de celle qui vient d’être décrite. C’est à ce moment-là que les deux formations vont entrer en collision, ce qui se révèle en fait, être extrêmement fréquent. L’apport de matière d’un système dans un autre serait alors colossal, estimé à 30 fois la masse de Jupiter. Le système solaire, un rescapé de la Voie lactéeÀ lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESAS’en suit une série de modification de l’organisation stellaire qui va fortement perturber les orbites déjà en place. Les planètes passent alors sur un plan fortement incliné, adoptant une orbite elliptique et même, dans certains cas, rétrograde. Quant aux plus petites planètes, de la taille de la Terre, elles sont purement et simplement éjectées. Loin de toute étoile, elles refroidiraient ainsi lentement pour se fondre dans la nuit noire du cosmos, où elles erreraient lugubrement pour l’éternité, rapporte Cieletespace.fr avec mélancolie.Vu sous cet angle le système solaire fait donc figure d’exception, selon le site qui précise que nous serions une véritable rareté dans la Voie Lactée. Par ailleurs, ce phénomène d’éjection ne serait pas non plus une bonne nouvelle quant à la recherche de vie extraterrestre : ainsi éloignées et privées de leur étoile, les planètes ne seraient probablement plus assez accueillantes pour abriter la vie. Le 22 août 2011 à 13:21 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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13 Best Gifts for TechSavvy Globetrotters

first_imgStay on target Apollo 11 Gift Guide: Best Moon Landing 50th Anniversary GiftsCool Gifts for Every ‘Star Wars’ Junkie Nothing beats a nice winter escape during the pre-holiday season madness. Unfortunately though, some of us can’t afford to send our favorite jet setter on vacation. However, you can give them tech-savvy gifts that will support them on the road. If you’re not sure what to buy as a present, we’ve got you covered. From noise-cancelling headphones to personal Wi-Fi hotspots, here are the best tech gift picks for globetrotters.Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise-Cancelling HeadphonesPhoto Credit: Best BuyTune out loud passengers on flights and enjoy beats with these Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones.Buy it HerePotok Selfie Stick Monopod with Integrated TripodPhoto Credit: AmazonDocument your travel journey for the ‘gram with this Potok Selfie Stick Monopod and Integrated Tripod Set.Buy it HereInsignia Portable ChargerPhoto Credit: Best BuyNeed to juice up your devices on the go? Bring an Insignia Portable Charger with you whenever you’re driving, flying, or biking to destinations.Buy it HereFujifilm Instax Mini 7S Instant CameraPhoto Credit: WalmartSnap and print travel photos on demand with this colorful Fujifilm Instatax Mini 7S Instant Camera.Buy it HereApple Watch Series 4Photo Credit: Best BuyYou can monitor your heart rate, track your fitness activity, and more when you wear the Apple Watch Series 4 on your next global adventure.Buy it Hereili Instant Offline Language Translator DevicePhoto Credit: AmazonNeed help conversing when you’re abroad? The ili Instant Offline Language Translator Device instantly translates three languages and doesn’t require a Wi-Fi connection.Buy it HereSkyroam Solis Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot & Power BankPhoto Credit: AmazonIf you can’t disconnect on your next trip, the Skyroam Solis Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot & Powerbank gives you top-notch internet access across six continents.Buy it HereSnapchat SpectaclesPhoto Credit: AmazonSharing digital content is seamless with Snapchat’s Spectacles: just press the button, record videos of your adventures, and it will instantly update your Snapchat feed.Buy it HeregoTenna MeshPhoto Credit: AmazonStay on the grid (literally) with the goTenna Mesh. It’s a GPS device that pairs with your phone to help you navigate and stay in touch with your travel buddies.Buy it HereiPad MiniPhoto Credit: Best BuyThe iPad Mini comes in handy for long flights, because you can browse the web, watch movies, or read your favorite magazines for hours.Buy it HereTile MatePhoto Credit: AmazonKeep track of your essentials abroad with the Tile Mate, a Bluetooth-enabled GPS tracker that rings if an object becomes lost.Buy it HereBluetooth Sleeping Eye MaskPhoto Credit: AmazonCatch up on your beauty rest and listen to soothing tunes with this Bluetooth Sleeping Eye Mask.Buy it HereVenoro Collapsible Silicone Water Bottle With LED LightPhoto Credit: AmazonThis Venoro Water Bottle is collapsable and comes with an LED light, so you’ll be able to stay hydrated on the go and illuminated without compromising your luggage limit.Buy it HereMore on Geek.com:15 Cool Tech Gifts for Music Lovers25 Geeky Gifts Under $25 for Everyone on Your ListAwesome Tech and Gadget Gifts for Under $20last_img read more

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Federal judge stings Woodland police officer

first_imgLONGVIEW — A federal judge has awarded both sides some victories in a lawsuit in which a former Woodland woman alleges an abuse of police power by the Woodland Police Department and two officers.But in a ruling handed down last month, U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton had some stern things to say about now-retired Woodland officer Brad Gillaspie.Leighton wrote that there is strong evidence indicating Gillaspie stalked and threatened Jody Petersen, caused her to lose her job, spread lies about her parenting ability, interfered with her child custody proceedings, interfered with her attempt to divorce her husband and tarnished her reputation in the community.“By stalking Petersen’s home, threatening her, belatedly initiating an investigation that resulted in her losing her job … and tarnishing her reputation in the community, Gillaspie egregiously influenced and interfered with Petersen’s divorce and child custody proceedings. A reasonable jury could find he was motivated by malice and a perverse sense of friendship, not by some ethical sense of duty,” Leighton wrote.Gillaspie, officer Brent Murray and the city of Woodland had asked Leighton to dismiss Petersen’s suit, filed Sept. 25, 2016, in U.S. District Court in Tacoma. Leighton tossed out the cases against the city and Murray, saying there was no evidence that they had engaged in or encouraged any systematic or unfair treatment or violation of Petersen’s rights. But the judge sustained Petersen’s complaints against Gillaspie, meaning they will now go to trial or lead to a negotiated settlement.last_img read more

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Malcom thrilled to seal dream move to Barcelona

first_imgAfter a whirlwind 24 hours that had seen him initially set to join AS Roma, Malcom stunned everyone by turning up at Barcelona instead and he can’t be any happier about it than he already isThe 21-year-old was set to arrive in Rome earlier yesterday to finalise his transfer from Bordeaux after a transfer fee of €36m had been agreed on between the two clubs.However, on the back of having a third bid rejected for Willian by Chelsea, Barcelona then launched a shocking late bid for Malcom that proved too good for Bordeaux to turn down with the Brazilian winger arriving on Tuesday evening to complete a stunning €41m transfer to the La Liga champions.Barcelona have already confirmed that Malcom will join the squad for their US tour and he evidently cannot be more excited.“It’s a unique situation”, Malcom told the club website.“This is a boyhood dream come true”David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.“I hope to bring a lot of joy to the fans. I can’t wait to get started. I’m here to help my team-mates with my style.”Malcom has signed a five-year deal at Barcelona that will last until the end of the 2022/23 season.? Malcom ?#EnjoyMalcom ?? pic.twitter.com/dvHc66iLR3— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 25, 2018last_img read more

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The San Diego Housing Commissions homelessness action plan

first_img KUSI Newsroom KUSI Newsroom, Posted: August 6, 2019 August 6, 2019 The San Diego Housing Commission’s homelessness action plan 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego has created more than 7,600 housing opportunities in less than five years for San Diegans experiencing homelessness.It is all part of the San Diego Housing Commission’s “Housing First” plan. The Housing Commission President and CEO, Richard Gentry, told us why this homeless action plan is beneficial to taxpaying San Diegans. Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Man OK after going overboard boat strikes sailboats in Coconut Grove

first_imgCOCONUT GROVE, FLA. (WSVN) – – A Coast Guard crew came to the rescue of a boater who fell overboard in Coconut Grove.Units from multiple agencies, including the Coast Guard, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and City of Miami Fire Rescue, responded to the scene just before 9 a.m., Saturday.Officials said the victim’s vessel kept going after he fell into the water and struck several sailboats anchored near Dinner Key Marina.The Coast Guard crew located the boater treading water and pulled him to safety. He was not hurt.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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National elections likely on 27 Dec Muhith

first_imgAbul Maal Abdul Muhith. File PhotoFinance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Wednesday said the next general election is likely to be held on 27 December.He said, a small cabinet would be formed in place of existing one but the parliament would not be dissolved.Muhith said this while holding a meeting with Sylhet City Corporation’s newly elected mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and councillors at Sylhet circuit house.Replying to a query, Muhith said the polls-time cabinet would be headed by prime minister Sheikh Hasina and there would be no representatives of BNP or civil society in itHe said the parliament would not be dissolved as the current parliament will remain valid till 25 January 2019.last_img read more

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Worlds oldest person could be 120yearold Guatemalan woman

first_imgGUATEMALA CITY – A Guatemalan woman who used to pick coffee and tend sheep — and who will turn 121 in November — could be the world’s oldest by far, a national newspaper reported Tuesday.Juana Chox Yac, who is an indigenous Kaqchikel Maya, was born November 29, 1893 in the farming village of Santa Lucía Utatlán, Sololá department, the report in the daily Siglo 21 said.As a young woman, she worked picking coffee beans, and tending sheep and goats, before marrying at 15, the newspaper said.Her first husband died nine years after they were married and their two children have died as well.Chox Yac, however, remarried at 29 and had seven more children before being widowed again in 1964.She has a family of 75 relatives including children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, said the report, which published a government document with her birth date.It was not immediately known if her details have been submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records for verification.But the report puts her age at four years older than Japan’s Misao Okawa, who turned 116 on March 5 and is the book’s official record holder for longest-lived woman. Facebook Comments Related posts:For Guatemalan Q’eqchi’ community, accessing health care depends on finding someone to speak their language Malnourished kids sue Guatemalan state and win, but not much has changed Guatemala has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Latin America, and it’s getting worse Making the invisible, visible: In Nicaragua, women journalists call for equalitylast_img read more

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VILA VITA Parc Resort Spa the Five Star luxury

first_imgVILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa, the Five Star luxury resort in the Algarve, has appointed Manuela Felgueiras to the newly created and unique position of Director of Portuguese Hospitality.“Our goal is to infuse the guest experience at VILA VITA with cultural authenticity and genuine hospitality so guests depart with an appreciation and understanding of Portuguese traditions and a desire to return,” explained Luís Fernandes, CEO of the resort’s parent company VILA VITA Portugal. “This is a unique position in the hotel industry that will help to position VILA VITA as the ‘cultural voice’ of the Algarve.”Mr. Fernandes explained that, “Manuela is, above all, a genuine and charming Portuguese women who communicates in the most passionate way the spirit and characteristics of the Portuguese people, including our unique and welcoming approach to hospitality. With Manuela, guests may experience the most profound and intense cultural experiences and surprises. Depending on your preferences, you may enjoy the favorite meal of the famed navigator Vasco da Gama, listen to the inimitable voice of Portuguese singing sensation Mariza while sipping one of Portugal’s finest wines, or be spoiled with small souvenirs that immediately make you feel part of the magnificent history of Portugal. The taste for quality and detail, and her inexhaustible kindness and availability distinguish the character of someone whom we may easily call our ‘Portuguese Best Friend.’”Among the ways Ms. Felgueiras will reach out to guests are:-Initiate a dialogue before, during and after their visits to discuss their interests, plan activities and enhance their personal experiences. -Become a valuable source of information on the destination, specifically the Algarve. Surprise and delight guests with special touches that provide insights into the Portuguese culture, such as welcome, turndown and departure gifts that are distinctly Portuguese. -Invite leading Portuguese cultural icons to the resort, such as fashion shows with noted Portuguese designers, exhibits by famous jewelers and presentations by top breeders of Portuguese water dogs. -Plan regular activities and events that celebrate Portuguese dining, music, dance and art.Appointing a Director of Portuguese Hospitality is one of many steps the resort is taking to create a more authentic, high-end Portuguese guest experience. A collection of boutiques has been added with each specializing in a different luxury Portuguese product. VILA VITA is displaying works by Portugal’s “jeweler to the stars” Gil Sousa. The culinary experience has been completely revamped, converting existing restaurants and adding new ones to offer guests a full range of authentic Portuguese cuisine and music. These include a top Fado club; one of the world’s best Portuguese restaurants focusing on products from the resort’s wine estate as well as special, rare and artisanal products from throughout Portugal; a typical Portuguese tavern featuring regional wines, meats and cheeses; and a typical family-style Portuguese restaurant.Enhancing the cultural experience is an integral component of the campaign, conceived and directed by Mr. Fernandes, to reposition VILA VITA as one of the top resorts on the international stage. Other enhancements range from creating more luxurious accommodations to revamping the spa and fitness center to adding a beautiful new infinity pool.VILA VITA celebrates the best of Portugal, immersing guests in ultra-luxurious and authentic Portuguese experiences in a stunning seaside setting with every imaginable service and amenity. Among the highlights of VILA VITA are:-A wide choice rooms, suites, villas and residences, all exquisitely appointed and featuring terraces, balconies, and ocean and flower-filled garden -A range of casual and gourmet cuisines at eight different restaurants, complemented by Portugal’s best wine cellar with more than 11,000 bottles. -A spectacular setting of 54 acres perched above the Atlantic Ocean with Moorish-influenced architecture, lush sub-tropical gardens and Portugal’s most beautiful private beach. -VITAL Spa with a health and beauty center, holistic medical wellness program and Ice Grotto. -A luxury yacht for excursions to untouched sandy beaches and intriguing grottos. -Every indoor and outdoor sport and recreation including water sports and boating. -Golfing on many of Portugal’s best courses, which are within minutes of the resort. -Wine tastings, walks, bicycling, swimming in the infinity pool, picnics by horse-drawn carriage, educational tours about organic farming and horse breeding, gourmet dining and overnight stays in charming accommodations.www.vilavitaparc.comlast_img read more

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