Glassdoor Wins eCollegeFinder’s Career Advocate Award

first_imgWe are so excited to have been selected from a competitive pool of nominees as one of eCollegeFinder’s Top 50 Career Advocates! eCollegeFinder is an online resource that helps students advance in a current job or launch a new career by offering degree programs that match their unique educational needs.The award recognizes those who foster career building and professional advancement. This award is not only intended to commend the Career Advocates’ efforts, but to provide students and job seekers at all levels a valuable resource to aid in the next step of their professional journey.Congratulations to the other 49 Career Advocates who are working hard to make the job search better for students!If you’re a student, take advantage of a free Glassdoor account. As a student, you can get an inside look at some of the largest, most reputable companies in every industry – which covers just about every company likely to visit a college campus. Students as well as career service professionals should email Glassdoor at students@glassdoor.com  from a valid .edu email account. Student accounts offer full access into salary reports, company reviews and interview questions and reviews for a period of up to one year.last_img read more

Transfer latest: Man Utd want €130m for De Gea

first_imgTransfers Transfer news & rumours: Man Utd want €130m for De Gea Goal Last updated 1 year ago 04:15 2/7/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(7) David de Gea Manchester United Getty Images Transfers Premier League Primera División Bundesliga Ligue 1 Serie A Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond Man Utd want €130 million for De GeaManchester United are wary of a fresh approach from Real Madrid for goalkeeper David De Gea and have issued a steep price tag to ward off interest, according to Sport.The Red Devils have demanded €130 million for their star keeper, which is a price Los Blancos do not want to pay.De Gea’s contract expires in 2019, so Madrid are content to wait out his deal, though United will soon offer fresh terms in a bid to tempt the Spaniard into extending his stay at Old Trafford. 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A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player ‘My heart is in Madrid’ – CourtoisThibaut CourtoisChelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has confessed that his “heart is in Madrid” amid speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid. Courtois spent three seasons on loan with Real’s cross-city rivals Atletico, and has two small children that live in the Spanish capital. While Courtois said he will one day return to Madrid, he also admitted he is in talks with Chelsea to extend his contract at Stamford Bridge. Read the full story on Goal!Benzema offered to Man UtdKarim Benzema Real MadridReal Madrid have offered Manchester United the chance to sign Karim Benzema this summer, according to Diario Gol.The France international has faced criticism amid struggles at Santiago Bernabeu during the 2017-18 campaign and reportedly will be among those moved on at the end of the season.Arsenal have also seen the transfer door opened should they wish to make a move for a proven frontman.West Ham to sign EvraPatrice Evra Marseille 2017West Ham will sign left-back Patrice Evra on a free transfer, according to Paul Joyce of The Times.The 36-year-old has been without a club since Marseille released him in November following an incident in which the former France international kicked a fan near the sideline. ‘Arsenal interested in Juve’s Rugani’Daniele Rugani Milan JuventusArsenal are interested in signing Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, according to the player’s agent.Italy international Rugani has started just 10 Serie A matches this season despite the summer sale of Leonardo Bonucci to AC Milan.Read the full story on Goal!Real Madrid set Bale price at €90mGareth BaleReal Madrid are open to selling Gareth Bale in the summer should the buying club be willing to match the winger’s €90 million price tag, according to Diario Gol.The Wales international has claimed three Champions League trophies and a Liga title during his stint in the Spanish capital but has struggled to overcome a number of serious injuries.Real president Florentino Perez believes the time is now right to sell the Manchester United target and has set his asking price ahead of the summer transfer.Messi tells Barcelona to buy AlabaDavid Alaba Bayern Munich 19112016Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba is part of a three-man transfer shortlist which Lionel Messi has handed to Barcelona chiefs ahead of the summer, according to Don Balon.Barca have reportedly asked Messi to offer a selection of full-backs to compete with current left-back Jordi Alba, with 25-year-old Alaba given the seal of approval by the Argentinian. The other two names on Messi’s wishlist are said to be Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso and Jose Gaya of Valencia.Liverpool sign Colombian starletAnderson ArroyoLiverpool have completed the signing of 18-year-old Colombian defender Anderson Arroyo, the Reds have announced.The teenage full-back will spend the next 18 months on loan at Real Mallorca as he looks to gain further experience.Read the full story on Goal!Meyer wanted by eight clubsMax Meyer Schalke 04Schalke midfielder Max Meyer is wanted by eight clubs, including Arsenal and Barcelona, according to Bild.Meyer is out of contract at the end of the season and Schalke are expecting the 22-year-old to make a decision on his future soon.Reports suggest a deadline of March 20 has been set for Meyer to make a decision on whether he will sign a new contract or leave on a free transfer.RB Leipzig tracking GeubbelsWillem Geubbels, Lyon, 17/18RB Leipzig are keeping a close eye on contract talks between Lyon and teenage forward Willem Geubbels, reports L’Equipe. The 16-year-old has been discussing a first professional contract with Lyon, who are desperate to avoid losing one of their great hopes for the future.Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Tottenham have shown an interest in Geubbels, but Leipzig are aiming to continue their policy of signing some of the game’s best young players.’New James Rodriguez’ trains with Man UtdHD JamesColombian teenager Wilson Tilve has spent a week on trial at Manchester United as Jose Mourinho keeps one eye on the future, reports the Manchester Evening News.Tilve is currently on the books of Club Atletico Colombia de Cartagena in his homeland and the attacker has been compared to his compatriot James Rodriguez.The 16-year-old was training at United last week and is said to be the first Colombian to have been invited for a trial at the club.Asensio wants Chelsea moveMarco Asensio Real MadridReal Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio has an offer on the table from Chelsea and is eager to make a move to Stamford Bridge, reports Diario Gol.The Spain international has been linked with several clubs amid fierce competition for places with the Blancos, including Manchester United, but has opened himself up to switch to west London.Arsenal open Ramsey talksArsenal vs. EvertonArsenal have opened contract extension talks with Aaron Ramsey, claims The Mirror.The Gunners are eager to avoid a repeat of the Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil saga and want to see the Wales international commit with 18 months still to run on his current deal.They are, however, aware that they are going to have to dig deep in order to get a deal done, having tied Ozil to lucrative fresh terms.’Spurs face £200m Kane battle’Harry Kane TOTWTottenham must brace themselves for a £200 million battle with Real Madrid for Harry Kane, says former Spurs boss Terry Venables.The England international striker has emerged as one of the most sought-after talents in world football on the back of his prolific exploits in the Premier League, with the Blancos reportedly leading the chase.Read the full story on Goal.Demirbay battle heats upKerem Demirbay HoffenheimLiverpool and Arsenal have agreed to meet the £28 million release clause of Hoffenheim midfielder Kerem Demirbay, reports Sport Bild.The Germany international reportedly is a man in demand and two Premier League rivals are prepared to battle it out for his signature over the summer.Where will Malcom move?Malcom BordeauxArsenal and Tottenham face competition from China for Bordeaux forward Malcom, according to Telefoot.The Brazilian recently admitted that he had wanted a move during the winter window, and he looks set to have several options to consider in the summer.PSG to move for MorataAlvaro Morata ChelseaParis Saint-Germain may move for Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata in the summer, according to Paris United.They reportedly see the Spain international as a strong back-up option for Edinson Cavani, although Roma’s Patrik Schick is their first-choice. PSG wanted the Czech last summer but may have to fork out €60 million for him. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

India doing well because players completely trust each other: Virat Kohli

first_img India Today Web Desk KolkataApril 19, 2019UPDATED: April 19, 2019 21:12 IST Virat Kohli will go into the World Cup as the undisputed best batsman in the world. (AP photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli there is a lot of warmth and trust in the Indian cricket teamKohli said no player has personal interests and everyone wants to perform for Team IndiaIn an interview with India Today, Kohli said he is proud to lead a group of dedicated, passionate cricketersVirat Kohli is geared up and ready for the 2019 Cricket World Cup which starts in a few weeks in England. As India captain and the best batsman in the team, there will be plenty of expectations from all of India. However, Kohli said he thought the expectations were fair but his focus was on helping the team win.In an exclusive interview with India Today, Virat Kohli also spoke about the camaraderie in the Indian team and how the players bonded well in the dressing-room. Kohli, who has 41 ODI hundreds and is the best batsman in the world today, said every member of the Indian team was eager to return to the set-up and he was proud to lead a group of guys who are willing to play passionately for the country.Excerpts from an exclusive interview:Will the 2019 World Cup be the most important tournament you have ever played? You are captain, best batsman and the flag-bearer of our dreams.Virat Kohli: If you look at everything together, yes this (the 2019 World Cup) is going to be probably the tournament where I am more or less going to be involved in a lot of things. In 2011, yes I was there as a player but I wasn’t involved in the meetings and the pressures that come with taking the team forward and how to go about it. I was just happy doing my practice and contributing to the team. At this point of time, it’s going to be very different.advertisementEven in 2015, I wasn’t involved to the extent where I had to be a part of everything going on. So yes, to understand the magnitude of a tournament like this from a captain’s point of view along with the team management, it’s a different ball-game. And it’s something I am really looking forward to because when you play so much international cricket, after a while you need a bigger challenge and I think there’s no bigger challenge than the Word Cup and to come at this time where we have played so much cricket over the past few years, and to find a tournament like this where every team is just up and running again.. they are so excited for it.. I think it’s amazing for world cricket.You are going into the World Cup as the undisputed best batsman in the world. There is so much this country wants from you. How are you looking at it as a batsman’s point of view?Virat Kohli: Well obviously, I am going to look to contribute as much as possible. That’s always been my mindset. I would not say I would look to do something different just because it’s a World Cup. Fortunately, I am in the mindset that I have 12 months of the year. So I don’t have to pick myself up specially for a series or a tournament.Even if we play at home after a series in Australia, I would still have the same kind of intensity and same kind of drive to make sure the team goes across the line. I don’t necessarily focus on things that are expected of me. I think internally to help the team win, to contribute to the team.. those are the kind of pressures I like to deal with. On the outside, there are so many things that are not controllable.. These are opinions, these are expectations which is absolutely fair because if you watch a game and you want me to do well, you will obviously have expectations and you would want me to perform which is absolutely fine. Every individual has his own expectations, requirements and choices to make. So the main focus is going to be stay in that mindset regardless of how the team is playing. If we are playing really well (it’s important) not to get too excited about it. If we are we are sort of 50-50, it’s important not to get bogged down by it.Do you think the Indian team has all bases covered for the World Cup?Virat Kohli: We are all very happy (going into the 2019 World Cup). The kind of cricket we have played over the last couple of years, specially looking at the way we played away from home, is a great sign of things fallen in place for us at the right time. We are all very happy with the team. It’s the most balanced side we could have thought of. Everyone who we wanted to be in a good headspace came into a good headspace. They are all doing well, they are all playing well. I think those are the kind of things that are really crucial for a team to play well together. Even though you might be playing a tournament like the IPL right now, the anticipation and the excitement is for that big Cup. And everyone is using all the games that they have to get that mindset established. And that’s why you have people playing with a lot of passion in the IPL, playing with a lot of hunger and I love seeing the energy I am seeing in the IPL. That excites me. We are very happy with the 15 players we have (for the World Cup) and everyone is in very good headspace as well.advertisementYour players swear by you and that I think is the standout feature of this team.Virat Kohli: I would not put it down to myself. I think the whole management group and the way they handle players and the environment they have created in the change-room . It’s more like a bunch of friends together. Even from the management to myself.. I could be captain but the way we all talk in the change room and they way these youngsters joke around with me or even Mahi bhai (MS Dhoni).. it’s like being at home. Our change-room is like a living-room.We literally chill out, we relax, we talk so much non-sense at times but it’s so funny. That’s the kind of atmosphere you need and that’s exactly the point I made – that everyone is looking forward to coming back to that set-up. Everyone might be playing for their respective (IPL) teams right now but you wouldn’t see any chit-chat between the players who are playing for the nation. It’s all friendly and they are all smiling with each other.You feel so good seeing those things because we always wanted that to be the case. The Indian cricket team has to be paramount and people have to look forward to coming back to that set-up. That’s the thing that is happening right now. It’s not just me or only the management. It’s the players also who have taken it in such a nice and positive way and such a sporting way.It takes an effort from everyone in the change-room right from the management to the support staff to myself as a captain to Mahi bhai. Him being a senior and the way he deals with junior players.. these things make a massive, massive difference.That’s why there’s so much warmth and so much trust in the team and that’s why you see us playing the way we are because there’s complete trust. We set one goal and then it’s auto-mode. Everyone syncs with that goal. There is no personal interest, there is no playing for my performance.. there’s nothing of that sort. People are so happy bowling 4 good overs for the team even if their names are not flashed in the new the next day. These are the things that make me so proud to be part of this group.advertisementAlso Read | No bigger challenge in cricket than the World Cup: Virat Kohli to India TodayAlso Read | Expectations from me fair but my focus is to help India win: Virat KohliWatch full interview For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow World Cup 2019Follow Australia India doing well because players completely trust each other: Virat KohliVirat Kohli, in an exclusive interview with India Today, said every player in the Indian team trusted each other completely and the mutual trust has helped the side perform consistently.advertisementlast_img read more

US Lifts Sanctions on Windalco Parent Company

first_img The United States (US) Government has lifted the sanctions on Windalco parent company, UC Rusal, effective January 27, 2019.This was disclosed by Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague, during a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (February 5).He noted that US President, Donald Trump, had indicated his intention to lift the sanctions in December 2018.Mr. Montague told the House that arising from the lifting of the sanctions, entities in Jamaica can freely do business with Windalco without the threat of direct and or secondary sanctions.“This is positive news for the Government of Jamaica. It is positive news for Windalco and its over 1,000 employees, who had faced an uncertain future when the sanctions were initially announced, and it is positive news for Jamaican companies and individuals that conduct business with Windalco. It is positive news for the economy,” Mr. Montague said.He noted that UC Rusal has agreed to “unprecedented transparency into its operations by undertaking extensive, ongoing auditing, certification, and reporting requirements”.In addition, independent persons will control a significant bloc of the shares of the En+ Group, which is UC Rusal’s parent company.On April 6, 2018 the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), via General Licence No. 14, imposed various sanctions on Russian Oleg Deripaska and several companies that were wholly or primarily owned by him.“The sanctions resulted in the assets of UC Rusal that were within the US jurisdiction being frozen and US persons being prohibited from having dealings with them. Further, non-US persons could face secondary sanctions for knowingly facilitating significant transactions for, or on behalf of Mr. Deripaska and with his companies,” Mr. Montague explained.He noted significant efforts were made by the Government towards mitigating the effects of the sanctions on the people, government and economy of Jamaica.He said that through his Ministry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, applications were made to the relevant US authorities for waivers to conduct business with UC Rusal.This was with a view to sustaining the operations of Windalco towards preserving the livelihood of the citizens and preventing any major fallout in the economy.Mr. Montague noted that a formal response was received from OFAC, which stated that Jamaica was covered by General Licence No.14 and would not be the direct subject of sanctions.The Transport and Mining Minister also noted the timely intervention by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness in the matter.“The Prime Minister, at a critical point, when all looked bleak, had a very productive meeting with the US Treasury Secretary. This meeting, along with the help of the US Congress black Caucus, and many others contributed,” he told the House. He noted that US President, Donald Trump, had indicated his intention to lift the sanctions in December 2018. Story Highlights This was disclosed by Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague, during a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (February 5). The United States (US) Government has lifted the sanctions on Windalco parent company, UC Rusal, effective January 27, 2019.last_img read more

Another fatal collision in Caledonia

Another woman has died in a crash in the Caledonia area.Police report the 53-year-old victim was ejected from the motorcycle she was riding Friday morning on Highway 54.“OPP investigation, thus far, has determined the pickup truck and motorcycle were both travelling westbound on Highway 54 when the motorcycle attempted to pass the truck and collided into the side of the pickup, ejecting the motorcyclist,” Const. Rod Leclair of the Haldimand OPP said in a news release.The crash occurred around 8 a.m. east of Mines Road. The occupants of the pickup were not injured. The victim was declared dead at the scene.An OPP technical collision investigation team is probing the crash. Highway 54 between Mines Road and McKinnon Drive in Caledonia was closed for several hours for the investigation.Tuesday around 5:30 p.m., a 93-year-old Hamilton woman died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 6 near Caledonia.Authorities have withheld the name of the victim in Friday’s crash pending notification of next of kin.MSonnenberg@postmedia.com read more

Côte dIvoire Security Council calls on all parties to adhere to peace

The President of the Council, Ambassador Mamady Traoré of Guinea, said in a press statement that Council members called on the Ivoirian authorities to ensure that such incidents as the 26 March demonstrations organized by the “Jeunes Patriotes” do not recur. “They stress that these incidents could potentially inflame passion, hamper the peace process and endanger the lives of innocent people,” he said.Ambassador Traoré said Council members also reaffirmed their support for the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) and French forces in their effort to further the implementation the recent French-brokered peace accord.”Members of the Security Council condemn the recruitment of mercenaries by any of the parties,” the Council President added. He said they also stressed that neighbouring States should work to prevent the supply of mercenaries who further destabilize Côte d’Ivoire.Council members requested that a thorough investigation be conducted of the human rights violations that took place in Côte d’Ivoire – particularly the massacres, Ambassador Traoré said.”Members of the Council reiterate their support to Prime Minister Diarra, his new Government, the Follow-up Committee and the Special Representative of the Secretary General,” he said. read more

UK weather Storm Hannah leaves thousands without power amid 80mph winds heavy

Storm Hannah is expected to clear the UK by Sunday, meaning decent weather for those taking part in the London Marathon, and more settled conditions are forecast to return next week.Met Office chief forecaster Frank Saunders said: “We’re going to see an unsettled period over the next few days, but the forecast for later next week indicates the return of high pressure, bringing more settled conditions.”Storm Hannah will move away from the UK during Saturday followed by a transient ridge of high pressure bringing more settled weather to the UK for Sunday, good news for London Marathon runners.” Clouds are coming Storm Hannah has hit the UK with winds of over 80mph. The Met Office said the highest gust of 82mph was clocked at Aberdaron on the Llyn Peninsula of North Wales.A gust of 78mph was recorded at Pembrey Sands in Carmarthenshire, while a 64mph gust was observed at the Needles off the Isle of Wight.The storm left thousands of homes without electricity overnight as it  battered Ireland before bands of heavy rain and strong gusts moved to England and Wales on Saturday.The latest storm will result in cooler conditions across the UK, with temperatures expected to plunge more than 10 degrees in some parts. The Met Office said temperatures would drop into the low teens, slightly below the average for the time of year.However, conditions are set to improve by Sunday, a good sign for those taking part in this year’s London Marathon.ESB Networks said on Friday night that winds had caused damage to the electricity network affecting approximately 10,000 homes, farms and businesses, predominantly in Irish counties Kerry and Cork.With the storm continuing to track across other counties, further damage to the network can be expected, the company added. Met Office meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said: “When you add on the strength of the wind and the rain it will feel colder.”The Met Office has a yellow weather warning in place for the south west of the country from Friday night until Saturday afternoon. Strong winds will batter the country tonight before heavy rain hits tomorrowCredit:Owen Humphreys/PA Clouds are comingCredit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire Strong winds will batter the country tonight before heavy rain hits tomorrow 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. Highs of just 12C or 13C will be in stark contrast to the balmy weekend just passed, which saw highs of 25C recorded in London and the warmest Easter Monday on record in the UK and Ireland. read more

House prices cocaine and the Lotto The week in numbers

first_imgEVERY WEEK, TheJournal.ie offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.1.75 billion – The amount in dollars which Stripe, the e-payments service set up by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, is now valued at after raising $80 million dollars in funding this week.96 million – The cost of the Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin so far – despite the fact that its future is now in doubt.9,452 – The amount in euros Justice Minister Alan Shatter says Rehab earned in profit despite selling almost €4 million worth of lottery scratch cards. Rehab Group has asked him to withdraw the remark .999 – The number that one frustrated Manchester United fan rang and demanded to speak to Alex Ferguson following the team’s dramatic penalty shoot-out loss to Sunderland.26.3 – Spain’s unemployment rate, even as the eurozone’s fourth-largest economy exited its bailout programme this week.23 – The number of people who died after using cocaine in one year, down from a peak of 66 deaths in 2007, according to figures from the Health Research Board.21  – The number of years until there will be almost no poor countries left in the world – at least, according to Bill Gates.15.3 – The percentage by which Dublin house prices rose in 2013, according to the CSO. Taking Dublin out of it, prices nationally dropped 0.4 per cent.9.3 – The percentage of staff at Irish Water who earn over €100,000 per year, according to figures disclosed this week.6 – The number of people who shared the €3.5 million National Lottery jackpot last Saturday. The previous record for the higher number of winners to share a jackpot was just three.5 – The number of years that one man spent building an incredibly detailed paper airplane. No, really.Want more? Check out our previous ‘In numbers’ pieces >last_img read more

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue

first_imgIFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue A man was arrested in Cavan outside a meat processing plant today. Monday 2 Sep 2019, 3:13 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article By Dominic McGrath IFA President Joe Healy speaking to media at the High Court last month. Sep 2nd 2019, 3:13 PM 19 Comments Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.iecenter_img Short URL IFA President Joe Healy speaking to media at the High Court last month. Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie A COMMISSION ON beef pricing could provide a solution to the stalemate between farmers and the meat industry, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said. President of the IFA Joe Healy today called for a commission on the beef industry as protests continue at meat factories across the country. After a draft deal negotiated by the Beef Plan Movement was rejected by farmers last month, individual protests have continued with meat plants and factories targeted. Tensions have risen in recent days after a man drove a tractor into a wall in Ballyjamesduff on Friday, with trade unions warning that the protests pose a threat to the livelihoods of workers. Today, Gardaí confirmed that a man had been arrested outside a meat processing plant in Ballyjamesduff in Cavan earlier this afternoon. The IFA, which took part in the talks with Meat Industry Ireland, now wants the agriculture minister Michael Creed to establish a commission on price transparency in the meat sector supply chain. The commission, Healy said, would have full access to the financial data of meat plants and retailers and should establish how much they’re paid for beef. “Full transparency on the price along the chain must be an essential element of the investigation,” Healy said.Healy also called for a price commitment from factories and an assurance from the Department of Agriculture for a Brexit support scheme for farmers who sold cattle after 12 May. “Farmers are entitled to know the truth about who is making what from their cattle in the beef supply chain,” Healy said. This is the latest suggestion on how to break the impasse after the breakdown of a proposed deal. The Beef Plan Movement, which organised the initial wave of protests that led to negotiations, has backed down from direct protests in recent weeks following the threat of legal action.  ‘Escalation’ Speaking on RTÉ Radio One, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said that the “protests seem to have escalated”.Murphy said that the government was trying to find a solution “that will work for people on both sides of the equation”. While not commenting on the arrest in Cavan, Murphy was critical of any escalation by farmers involved in the long-running dispute. “People have a right to protest but it has to be peaceful,” he said.  9,900 Views Share5 Tweet Email https://jrnl.ie/4792342 last_img read more

EtatsUnis la règlementation sur la qualité de lair senvole

first_imgEtats-Unis : la règlementation sur la qualité de l’air s’envoleVendredi, le président des Etats-Unis, Barack Obama, a retiré un projet de réglementation qui prévoyait des normes de qualité de l’air plus strictes. Il justifie ce retrait en expliquant que la mesure aurait pesé sur l’industrie alors que le pays traverse une période de forte incertitude économique.Le président des Etats-Unis, Barack Obama, tente de redresser la barre pour tirer le pays de l’impasse économique dans laquelle il se trouve. Alors qu’il doit dévoiler, la semaine prochaine, son plan pour tenter de relancer la croissance de l’emploi, il s’est vu contraint par l’opposition républicaine de retirer certaines mesures environnementales qui, selon cette dernière empêchent les entreprises d’embaucher.Ainsi, la réglementation prévoyant la mise en place de normes de qualités de l’air plus strictes a été abandonnée “après un examen minutieux”. Dans un communiqué, le président a souligné “l’importance de réduire le  fardeau des réglementations et l’incertitude qui y est liée, particulièrement au moment où notre économie poursuit son redressement”.Bien que Barack Obama ait assuré que son engagement envers la défense de l’environnement était inébranlable, ce revirement a pris les organisations écologistes complètement à contre-pied. D’autant que celles-ci étaient déjà mécontentes de l’échec du président qui n’avait pas réussi à faire adopter son plan sur le réchauffement climatique au Congrès, qui y était plutôt hostile. D’autres décisions retardées ?  À lire aussiRéchauffement climatique : les émissions de CO2 connaissent leur plus forte hausse en 7 ans”L’administration Obama cède aux gros pollueurs aux dépens de la protection de l’air que nous respirons. C’est une grande victoire pour les pollueurs industriels et une grande défaite pour la santé publique”, a indiqué Gene Karpinski, le président de la League of Conservation Voters. Le Sierra Club a également condamné la décision de retarder de deux ans au moins “la protection crucial, attendue depuis longtemps, contre la pollution de l’air”, ajoutant que l’inhalation de l’air pollué par les gaz industriels équivaut à “prendre un coup de soleil dans les poumons”.De leur côté, les républicains de la Chambre des représentants, qui réclament l’élimination d’un maximum de réglementations ont crié victoire vendredi. Le responsable Eric Cantor a même affirmé que le plan sur la qualité de l’air était “l’une des réglementations les plus nuisibles” qui soit et qu’il aurait coûté jusqu’à 90 milliards de dollars. “Les républicains de la Chambre vont continuer leurs efforts pour s’assurer que les autres réglementations n’entrent pas en vigueur”, a-t-il ajouté.Pourtant, “je vais continuer à soutenir le dur travail des hommes et des femmes de l’EPA [l’Agence environnementale américaine] qui s’emploient chaque jour à demander des comptes aux pollueurs et à protéger les familles d’une pollution néfaste”, a indiqué le président. Le 5 septembre 2011 à 12:33 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Microsoft Rumored To Be Releasing Discless Console in 2019

first_img If you primarily game on Xbox consoles, this potential rumor could be of interest to you. As it turns out, according to sources via Thurrott, Microsoft is planning on releasing a new console next year, but it’ll be a lot different of a system than you might be guessing: this particular console could very well be a discless version.Thurrott’s unnamed sources mention that the company is planning on creating the discloses console to lower the console’s price point in the first place. It’s a different line aside from the codenamed Scarlett next-gen consoles for Microsoft, and those aren’t expected to debut until 2020. The new discloses version of the popular console, presumably the Xbox One, would be a 2019 release.It’s currently $299 for the cheapest Xbox One console, and releasing a discless version means Microsoft could potentially, according to Thurrott, lower the price by $100. The new console could cost $200 or less, which is a dramatic price decrease for those looking to jump into the current console generation.For those concerned that their wide collection of Xbox One titles on disc would become useless, Microsoft apparently has an answer for that too: a “disc-to-digital” program that lets you take your physical games and swap them for digital downloads. You’d simply take your disc to a participating retailer and trade it in for a code so you could download it on your discless console.There’s been no official word from Microsoft or comment on whether it’s actually coming, but it’d be a cheaper option for gamers on a budget with less space, or casual players not looking to curate a gaming collection and to only play a few titles at a time. As long as the original Xbox One with discs is still available, it’d be a great option for those interested in adopting a system.More on Geek.com:Microsoft Reveals Slate of Black Friday Xbox One, PC, and Tech DealsBest External Drive for Xbox One Stay on target Review: ‘Gears 5’ Brings a Fresh Perspective to the FranchiseToy Tuesday: The Best ‘Gears of War’ Toys last_img read more

What happened The day Flight 17 was downed

first_imgSNIZHNE, Ukraine — It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.It had been a noisy day in this eastern Ukrainian town, residents recounted. Plenty of military equipment was moving through. But still it was hard to miss the bulky missile system, also known as a Buk M-1. It left deep tread marks in the asphalt as it rumbled by in a small convoy.The vehicles stopped in front of journalists from The Associated Press. A man wearing unfamiliar fatigues, speaking with a distinctive Russian accent, checked to make sure they weren’t filming. The convoy then moved on, destination unknown in the heart of eastern Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebellion.Three hours later, people six miles west of Snizhne heard loud noises.And then they saw pieces of twisted metal — and bodies– fall from the sky.The rebel leadership in Donetsk has repeatedly and publicly denied any responsibility for the downing of Flight 17.Sergei Kavtaradze, a spokesman for rebel leader Alexander Borodai, repeated to the AP on Friday that no rebel units had weapons capable of shooting that high, and said any suggestions to the contrary are part of an information war aimed at undermining the insurgents’ cause.Nevertheless, the denials are increasingly challenged by accounts of residents, the observations of journalists on the ground, and the statements of one rebel official. The Ukrainian government has also provided purported communications intercepts that it says show rebel involvement in the shoot-down.last_img read more

Surveillance video captures thief breaking into sheds in Miami

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – Authorities are searching for a crook who was caught on surveillance video breaking into two sheds in Miami.Cameras were rolling as the thief broke into two storage sheds, near Southwest 34th Street and 23rd Avenue, last June.Police said he caused $50 in damage after taking off with a generator and $100 worth of tools.If you have any information on this theft, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Virat Kohli looking at other IPL teams for future seasons Skipper makes

first_imgVirat Kohli, who has been one of the stars to have been with the same side since its inception, is perhaps the biggest attraction for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Ahead of the upcoming season, the skipper has conceded that his stay with the side has been fantastic and that there is no other side he would rather play in the future.”To me, it (playing for RCB) has been a most special experience. I don’t see myself leaving or playing for any other franchise,” Kohli said while speaking to reporters during the launch of RCB’s new app in Bengaluru.One of the most popular sides in the IPL, RCB have not yet managed to win the title despite featuring in four finals and for Kohli, sitting and blaming luck for the same does not cut it. He wants his side to make smarter decisions in pressure situations which can help them overcome the drought.Decisions need to be made properly Virat KohliIANS”The (RCB’s) failure lies where decisions aren’t made properly. If I sit here and say our luck was bad, that won’t be right. You make your own luck, and if you make poor decisions and the other team makes good ones, you will lose,” the RCB skipper added.With the World Cup slated to be just 10 days after the World Cup, managing workload of players has been a hotly-debated issue, but for the Indian skipper, it depends on each individual player as no one really wants to miss the World Cup.He also believes that the practice and experience one gains in the IPL hold the players in great stead in crunch situations in international cricket. Former Indian pacer and currently, the bowling coach of RCB, Ashish Nehra agreed and said that the skills developed in the IPL is a massive boost for any player. Virat KohliIANS”The IPL is a pressure tournament, it is as good as international cricket, that’s why everybody wants to play. So you are going to the World Cup through that pressure. If I’m a bowler, I keep bowling yorkers or good-length balls, it’s the same thing I have to do in the World Cup,” Nehra said at the event.Also, the players and the support staff believe that since there is a gap of around three weeks between the IPL final and India’s first game at the World Cup, there is enough time for players to recuperate if they are injured and hence, it should not be a massive concern for the side.last_img read more

The Shocking thing the Queen did to get Meghan Markle into Royal

first_imgMeghan MarkleGetty ImagesThe Queen may be annoyed with Meghan Markle’s recent antics, but the monarch seems to have bent a rule or two of her own to get the Duchess of Sussex into the Royal Family.Queen Elizabeth II has “bent the rules” for Meghan Markle’s transition into the Royal Family and sent a “clear directive” to courtiers to support the Duchess of Sussex – which demonstrates how Her Majesty has “evolved” over the years, a royal commentator claims.Meghan Markle joined the Royal Family after her marriage to Prince Harry last year. Royal expert Angela Mollard spoke to New Idea magazine’s podcast “Royals”, where she praised the Queen for being a phenomenal woman who has been evolving through the years.  Prince HarryGetty ImagesMeghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child this month. The Queen has made accommodations for the Royal couple at Frogmore Cottage. There were reports that there is some friction between the Queen and Meghan Markle as the former quashed Meghan’s bid to separate from the Royal Family. Ms. Mollard concluded: “She wants this new generation to succeed and she’s willing to bend the rules for that to happen.”Meghan Markle is on maternity leave. The Duchess of Sussex needs to toe the Royal line if she wants to have an uncomplicated life at the Royal Palace. Meghan would do well to learn that she cannot afford to cross the Queen’s path. Meghan Markle has a long way to go before she learns the ways of Royalty. In the meantime, her enthusiasm seems to be rubbing everyone the wrong way, from Kate Middleton to even the Royal staff.last_img read more

Rehearing in Khalaf murder case on 17 Oct

first_imgKhalafThe Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered for a re-hearing of the appeal in the murder case of Saudi Arabian embassy official Khalaf Al-Ali.A three-member bench of Appellate Division led by acting chief justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah fixed 17 October for re-hearing.Though the verdict was set to be delivered on Tuesday (today), the date has been deferred following a petition from the defense.A Dhaka court sentenced five people to death over the murder in 2012.However, the decision was overturned when the convicts’ appeal and death reference was sent to the High Court.In 2013, the High Court acquitted fugitive Selim Chowdhury, reduced the sentences of Md Al Amin, Akbar Ali Lalu and Rafiqul Islam to life in prison and upheld the death sentence of Saiful Islam Mamun.The state appealed the decision in 2014.Khalaf Al Ali, 45, a non-diplomatic official with the consular section of the embassy, was shot near his Gulshan residence on the night of 5 March 2012. He succumbed to his injuries at a hospital the next day.A murder case was filed with Gulshan police two days after the killing.The suspects had demanded dollars from the Saudi official in a mugging incident that led to a bloody confrontation. Saiful who was carrying a revolver shot Khalaf and ran away, Al Amin, one of the accused, said in a confessional statement to the CMM court.The four other suspects, however, pleaded ‘ not guilty’. The five were later convicted by the court.last_img read more

Row with wife over Eid clothes youth commits suicide in Coxs Bazar

first_imgLogo of SuicideA young man reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself following a tiff with his wife over Eid clothes at Bharukhali village in Pekua upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday night.The deceased is Nasir Uddin, 24, son of Zia Uddin of the village, reports UNB.Quoting locals, Shafiqur Rahman, sub-inspector of Pekua police station, said Nasir’s wife Akia Begum did not like the clothes Nasir bought for her on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.On Wednesday, the couple had an altercation over the issue.Nasir hanged himself from the ceiling of his house around 10:30pm in huff over the incident, he said.On information, police recovered the body and sent it to local hospital morgue for autopsy, the police officer said.last_img read more

Africas strongest cyclone kills 38 in Mozambique

first_imgNeighbours chat while sitting in a flooded street of the Paquite district of Pemba on 29 April as Cyclone Kenneth hit northern Mozambique, killing 38 and destroying thousands of home. Photo:AFPHeavy rain battered northern Mozambique on Monday as residents and relief workers confronted devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest cyclone to ever hit Africa, which killed 38 people and destroyed thousands of homes.Roads have been washed away, fields submerged and many buildings wrecked by the storm, which came weeks after Cyclone Idai struck the Mozambican city of Beira, 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) to the south.Cyclone Kenneth made landfall late on Thursday in Cabo Delgado province, packing wind gusts of up to 220 kilometres per hour.The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) described it as the strongest cyclone to ever lash the continent, and predicted further heavy rain over the coming days.”Cyclone Kenneth made landfall at the end of the rainy season, when river levels were already high, increasing the risk of river flooding,” the UN agency said in its latest update.”Humanitarian needs in Mozambique have sky-rocketed, and the humanitarian response will need to rapidly scale-up.”According to figures provided by the Mozambique authorities to NGOs, around 200,000 people in Pemba city, the capital of Cabo Delgado, are in danger.The National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC) said 38 people have died, 39 have been injured, more than 23,000 people are without shelter and nearly 35,000 homes have been either partly or completely destroyed.Before smashing into Mozambique, the cyclone hit the Comoros islands, killing at least three people and damaging 75,000 homes.We don’t know what we’ll do”The water came inside the house and all the way to the backyard,” said Sumala Cabila, 23, standing in his family home in Pemba’s working-class Paquite suburb which flooded on Sunday morning.As rain poured down and roads in the district became unpassable except for 4-wheel-drive vehicles, Cabila’s sister struggled to look after her one-month-old child.”If it continues to rain. we don’t know what we’ll do,” he said as water streamed of his slanted roof.Fellow resident Tina Machude, whose home was largely flattened, said she had watched houses fall one by one in the storm and floods.”Everything was falling… properly built houses too,” she told AFP. “We went outside running, so that things wouldn’t fall on us, especially the children.”To rebuild this home, we will have to demolish it and start again.”In Pemba, a tourist destination, staff mopped up pools of water at a hotel and collected tree branches out of the lobby fountain, while labourers struggled to clear out the city’s drainage system blocked by flood debris.”(We) planned to mobilise as much aid as possible to Ibo and also from there to Quissanga,” said UN OCHA official Saviano Abreu, naming two areas outside Pemba worst hit by storm damage and flooding.”It was the priority for government and humanitarian organisations, as these two areas are in urgent need.”We managed to send one flight with World Food Programme (WFP) supplies of rice and biscuits, and some non-food items. But unfortunately the weather conditions are changing too fast and threatening the operation. It’s raining again and the second flight couldn’t go.”To the north of Pemba, the town of Macomia was also badly hit, with homes and businesses destroyed, roofs torn off, trees and electric pylons uprooted.”We have grave fears for the thousands of families currently taking shelter under the wreckage of their homes. They urgently need food, water and shelter to survive the coming days,” said Nicholas Finney, head of Save the Children’s response team in Mozambique.The northern region hit by Cyclone Kenneth is more sparsely populated than Beira, which was hit by Cyclone Idai in mid-March when about 1,000 people were killed in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.But the area has also been hard hit by deadly raids by a jihadist group over the past 18 months that the army has been unable to control.last_img read more

WATCH Speaker Ryan And Senators Cornyn And Cruz Say There Is More

first_img Share To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: Listen X U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, along with several members of the Texas Congressional Delegation, visited Houston Thursday to personally see the devastation caused by hurricane Harvey.Federal and local officials, including representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Harris County Flood Control District, among others, briefed Ryan and the other lawmakers about the recovery efforts that are currently under way in the Houston region.The group also took an aerial tour of the region to assess the damage and then visited a hardly hit subdivision in Friendswood, located about 20 miles southeast of Houston, where they helped in the clean up process along with members of Team Rubicon, a non-profit organization that is helping with that part of the recovery process in the Friendswood area.President Donald Trump has already signed a $15 billion hurricane Harvey relief bill, but Ryan, as well as U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz –who represent Texas in the Senate–, noted there will be additional federal aid to help Texans.“I anticipate there’ll be more than one piece of legislation moving through Congress, but right now it’s the short term emergency needs and we’re waiting to hear from the Administration because they’re totaling up what’s going on in Florida, in Texas, we’ll see what’s the story in Puerto Rico and then we’ll get a request from the Administration and then we will act on that request, I anticipate sometime in October,” the Speaker said during a press conference held after the group helped the volunteers from Team Rubicon. 00:00 /01:01last_img read more

Hulu Extends Sprint Pact to Drive Live TV Subscriptions

first_imgLast month, Hulu said it surpassed 1 million subscribers for the live-TV bundle (which includes full access to Hulu’s VOD library). The company launched the live-TV streaming service in May 2017.Meanwhile, Hulu is mulling the rollout of a lower-cost, stripped-down live TV bundle that would eliminate linear feeds of entertainment cable networks to save on programming costs. The company says it’s in talks with programmers on the concept.Hulu With Live TV includes live and on-demand programming from more than 50 sports, news, entertainment and kids’ channels, as well as access to more than 75,000 episodes in Hulu’s VOD library.The lineup in the $40-per-month package includes ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox locals (in most markets) plus networks from ESPN, Fox Sports, Turner, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Bravo, A&E, the CW and Telemundo. Hulu’s VOD content includes current episodes of shows including “This is Us,” “The Good Doctor,” “9-1-1” and “Black-ish” plus Hulu original series including “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Castle Rock” and “Future Man.” Hulu also offers all past seasons of TV shows like “ER,” “Seinfeld,” “Full House,” “Lost,” “Family Guy,” “Family Matters” and “Curious George,” as well as more than 2,000 movies.Hulu’s live TV service includes up to six individual profiles for the whole family. Users can access two simultaneous streams per account and have up to 50 hours of cloud DVR recording storage. Popular on Variety Hulu is hoping to boost its over-the-top live TV subscriber rolls by extending a special promo to Sprint’s wireless customers.Starting Friday (Oct. 19), Sprint customers can upgrade to Hulu With Live TV, which includes 50-plus local and national networks and access to thousands of on-demand titles, from their Sprint account. The offer comes after the companies launched a partnership in November 2017 giving subscribers on the wireless carrier’s Unlimited Freedom plan access to Hulu’s limited-commercials VOD package (normally $7.99 per month) for no additional cost.Long term, there’s no special price break for Sprint customers for Hulu With Live TV, which costs $40 monthly. To lure in new users, Sprint and Hulu will provide a special 30-day-free trial offer available through Jan. 10, 2019 to eligible Sprint customers. Following the Sprint 30-day trial, the Hulu with Live TV subscription fee will be added to customers’ monthly Sprint bills (with a $5 monthly discount off the regular $39.99-per-month fee for the first six month).center_img ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15last_img read more