Hugo Lloris Out for the Year After Freak Elbow Injury in Tottenham’s Loss to Brighton

first_imgLondon: Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will be sidelined for the rest of the year after suffering a dislocated elbow in a dismal defeat at Brighton on Saturday.Lloris was stretchered from the field screaming in pain after dropping a cross before falling backwards and landing badly as he conceded Brighton’s opening goal at the Amex. “Hugo Lloris has undergone further assessment this morning after sustaining a dislocated elbow in our match against Brighton on Saturday,” Tottenham said in a statement on Monday.”The findings have shown that although surgery will not be required, our club captain has suffered ligament damage and is not expected to return to training before the end of 2019.”Hugo is currently in a brace and will now undergo a period of rest and rehabilitation under the supervision of our medical staff at Hotspur Way.”The news is another hammer blow to Tottenham’s hopes of turning around a poor start to the season.Mauricio Pochettino’s men have won just three of their opening 11 games in all competitions and were thrashed 7-2 at home by Bayern Munich in the Champions League last week.Argentine stopper Paulo Gazzaniga will now assume the role of Pochettino’s first-choice goalkeeper for the forseeable future.Lloris will also miss Euro 2020 qualifiers for France against Iceland, Turkey, Albania and Moldova.”It is difficult to say exactly how long he will not be available,” said France boss Didier Deschamps on Monday.”What matters to us right now is that he will not be with us for this round of games or for the next.” Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. footballFrancehugo llorisTottenham Hotspur First Published: October 7, 2019, 9:29 PM ISTlast_img read more

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Yasir Shah’s 14-wicket haul helps Pakistan beat New Zealand by an innings in 2nd Test

first_imgLeg-spinner Yasir Shah finished with a career-best match haul 14 for 184 to fire Pakistan to a series-levelling victory over New Zealand in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday.Shah, who bagged a career-best 8 for 41 in the first innings, picked up six wickets in the second innings to help Pakistan bowl New Zealand out for 312 and power the home team to an innings and 16-run win.The victory helped Pakistan level the three-match series 1-1.New Zealand were bundled out for only 90 in their first innings after Pakistan had declared 418/5.Shah equalled the Pakistan record for wickets in a Test with fast bowler Imran Khan, who achieved his feat in 1982 against Sri Lanka in Lahore.”I haven’t bowled as well as this, especially with the pitch offering turn and bounce like it did,” Shah said.”The attempt was to put the disappointment of the first Test behind and compete better. We just needed to keep getting wickets, and thanks God that happened.”Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test: Highlights | ScorecardCenturies by Haris Sohail and Babar Azam put Pakistan in command after making 418/5 declared.Shah then went to work. He has 22 wickets in the series, and needs five more to reach 200 in his career. They should come in Abu Dhabi, where the teams return for the third Test and series decider from Monday.New Zealand won the first Test there by four runs.”Yasir’s spell was the best that I have ever seen in my years of Test cricket,” Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said.advertisement”The responsibility was first with the batsmen to make some runs, and they delivered.”Ross Taylor (82), Henry Nicholls (77) and Tom Latham (50) led New Zealand’s resistance, but the damage was wrought in the first innings.”We batted better in the second innings, but that session yesterday when Yasir put us under tremendous pressure and put the ball in the right areas (did us in),” New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said.”He is an exceptional bowler, and it’s important we learn some lessons quickly because we will face all the bowlers again (in the third Test).”Forced to follow on, New Zealand resumed on 131/2 and Taylor and Latham were out in the first session.Latham was contentiously adjudged caught behind off Hasan Ali soon after completing his half-century. Umpire Paul Reiffel referred to third umpire Ian Gould to confirm. Latham played a defensive shot close to his front pad, and as the ball passed the bat the replay technology spiked.However, Latham walked off the field in disbelief. After lasting for 158 deliveries and hitting four boundaries, his dismissal ended an 80-run, third-wicket stand with Taylor.Two balls later, Nicholls successfully reviewed an lbw decision against him as video showed Hasan’s delivery would have missed the leg stump.Taylor completed his half-century off 54 balls when he drove Hasan through the point boundary off the first ball of the day.But Taylor went on the defense for a while before he played a reckless sweep, half an hour before lunch, and top-edged offspinner Bilal Asif to deep backward square leg. Taylor’s innings featured seven fours and a six and came off 128 balls.New Zealand reached 222-4 at lunch.Shah then trapped BJ Watling on 27 off the second new ball after lunch.Hasan returned to accept the wicket of Colin de Grandhomme for the third time in the series. De Grandhomme went for an unnecessary pull shot and played onto the fast bowler on 14.Ish Sodhi also gave his wicket away when he tried to sweep Shah, missed the line of the ball and was clean bowled for 4.Nicholls was undone four overs after tea by Hasan’s sharp delivery which nipped back into the left-hander to knock back the off stump.Shah wrapped up the innings soon after by claiming the wickets of Neil Wagner and Trent Boult.Hasan finished the innings with 3/46.(With inputs from AP)last_img read more

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Remembering Shankar Dayal Sharma, the President of India who believed in shaming offenders with acts of kindness

first_imgShankar Dayal Sharma was the ninth president of the country, serving from 1992 to 1997.He was appointed the governor of Andhra Pradesh in 1984. After elections in Punjab, in the wake of the Longowal-Rajiv accord between the prime minister and the Akali Dal president, Sharma was made the governor of Punjab in 1985.He then became the eighth vice-president of India and ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha from September 3, 1987, till he assumed the office of the president in 1992. He served in this vaunted position till 1997.Remembering Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma ji, Former President of India on his punyatithi. A freedom fighter and an able administrator, who had served the nation with distinction. pic.twitter.com/zgj48Hw7za VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) December 26, 2018Shankar Dayal Sharma’s student life1. He combined his love for study with sports and politics from his student days in Allahabad.2. A good athlete, a cross-country runner, and a champion swimmer, he flirted with journalism in his student days and jumped into politics during the tumultuous days of the Quit India movement.3. Sharma pursued his higher education at Agra and Lucknow universities. After earning a doctorate in law at the University of Cambridge, he attended Lincoln’s Inn in London and Harvard University.4. Sharma was awarded the Chakravarti gold medal for social service by Lucknow University.5. In 1940, he began his legal practice in Lucknow and soon after joined the Indian National Congress. Sharma’s involvement in the national movement for independence led to his arrest, and he was imprisoned for eight months.Various positions held by Shankar Dayal SharmaadvertisementSharma served as the president of the Bhopal State Congress Committee (1950-52) and chief minister of Bhopal (1952-56)From 1956 to 1971, he was a member of the Madhya Pradesh legislative assemblySharma made his debut in national politics in 1971 when he was elected to the Lok SabhaIn 1972, he was elected president of the Congress party and served in that position for two years. He was the minister of communications (1974-77) in the Congress party government now led by Sonia GandhiShankar Dayal Sharma, a lawyer by profession, made significant contributions as President of India upholding the rule of law. Today, we honour his contributions as President, Vice-President, and as a Union minister. pic.twitter.com/YtG3uURiQL Congress (@INCIndia) December 26, 2018Sharma was a sentimental public leader who sometimes broke down in Parliament before unruly lawmakers. He once said he believed in retaliating by shaming offenders with acts of kindness.In 1990, while he was vice president and was presiding over the upper house of Parliament at time of turmoil, he broke into tears and left the hall, saying that he could not be a party to “the murder of democracy.”Shankar Dayal Sharma died on December 26, 1999, in a hospital in New Delhi. He was 81.Also read | Do you know the salary of the President of India?Interested in General Knowledge and Current Affairs? Click here to know what is happening around the world with our G.K. and Current Affairs section.To get more updates on Current Affairs, send in your query by mail to education.intoday@gmail.comlast_img read more

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World cup 2019: Virat Kohli and Team India visit High Commissioner’s residence in London

first_imgAhead of their World Cup clash against Australia on June 9, the Indian team paid a visit to the Indian High Commissioner’s residence in London on Friday.The Indian team, along with the support staff, were pictured together with Indian High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyam as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared the images on social media.The Indian team’s practice session on Friday was called off due to rain, leaving the Virat Kohli-led side with only one day to train ahead of Sunday’s big-ticket World Cup showdown with Australia here.#TeamIndia at the High Commissioner’s residence in London today. pic.twitter.com/XptReRw1jwBCCI (@BCCI) June 7, 2019India traveled to London from Southampton on Thursday, a day after beating South Africa by six wickets in their tournament opener on Wednesday.India began their World Cup 2019 campaign on June 5, that is six days after the start of the tournament and registered a 6-wicket win over South Africa in their first match.Rohit Sharma hammered a century to take India home after Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah restricted South Africa to 227 for 9.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Rain forces India to cancel practice ahead of Australia clashAlso Read | ICC red cards MS Dhoni gloves: Mahi in breach of ICC rulesAlso Seelast_img read more

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Ducati’s Wildest Moto Gets A Dose Of Retro Cool From Belgium’s Best Customizer

first_img What Kind of Motorcycle Should I Get? A Comprehensive Guide to Motorcycle Types Behold the World’s Most Adventure-Ready Electric Motorcycle Editors’ Recommendations Anyone who tells you the Ducati XDiavel is boring must either get their kicks from extreme sports or experimental drugs. Easily one of the wildest motorcycles on sale, the XDiavel pairs immense power with some outlandish styling for a distinct cruiser combo.While the common man sees completed menace in the design of the XDiavel, motorcycle customizers see a two-wheeled canvas. Already, Roland Sands and the Ducati Center have transformed the XDiavel into unique expressions of the motoring kind. Now Belgium’s best bike builder is taking a crack at Ducati’s heavyweight.Fred Krugger has won the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building and has received a number of other honors during his 20-plus years of tinkering. When it came to the XDiavel, Krugger decided to retain the bike’s aggression, while giving it retro flair.Up front, the ‘Thiverval’ maintains the original bike’s headlight and front fork, but swaps in a custom wheel fender. In profile, you can see the biggest tweaks, including a distinct tank, seat, and rear cowl. Krugger’s also keeps the XDiavel’s silver-on-black paint scheme with his new bodywork, starting at the front wheel and wrapping around the tail.Around back, a single, square LED taillight mimics early 90s sport bikes with a pair of exhaust ports tucked neatly beneath the seat. The Thiverval commands just as much or more attention as the regular XDiavel, but with a more cohesive aesthetic.Apart from the visual touches, the Thiverval carries over the XDiavel’s 1262cc L-twin motor. 156 horsepower and 95 pound-feet of torque give the Thiverval ample thrust. Peak torque is available at 5,000 rpms, and another surge of torque appears at 7,500 rpm. We were more than impressed with how the XDiavel handled itself in a straight line and through corners when we tested it last year.The Thiverval was shown this past weekend at the 2017 Bikers’ Classics in Belgium. Krugger hasn’t given his latest creation a price tag, but considering the standard XDiavel starts at $20,000, expect the one-off version to cost significantly more. The New Land Rover Defender Is Just as Glorious as We Expected The Custom Indian x Traeger Motorcycle Features a Legit Barbecue Grill Sidecar Indian Motorcycle’s 2020 Scout Lineup Pays Homage to Its 100-Year Legacy last_img read more

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Solstad Offshore’s New CSV Launched

first_img Print  Close 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 December 23, 2013 zoom VARD Tulcea in Romania on Friday launched the hull of what will become the Solstad Offshore’s new state-of-the-art construction service vessel (CSV), the Normand Reach (NB 825). As planned, the hull will now be moved to the VARD’s Aukra yard (Norway) for final outfitting.The new vessel is 121 meters long, 23 meters wide and has a working deck of approximately 1,300 square meters. The vessel will be equipped with a subsea crane with 250 ton lifting capacity.The vessel has accommodation for 100 people and is designed according to the latest environmental standards with focus on comfort and fuel consumption, and complies with DNV’s Clean Design notation.Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 2Q 2014. My locationlast_img read more

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When a moment in time calls for breaking copper

first_imgAPTN National NewsA west coast artist just completed a week long journey in support of the Idle No More movement.Beau Dick walked from the northern tip of Vancouver Island to British Columbia’s capital in the south.And once there Dick performed a seldom seen ceremony aimed at shaming and challenging governments.APTN National News reporter Rob Smith was there to witness the powerful moment.last_img

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ExPolisario Member Algeria Is Responsible for Western Sahara Conflict

Rabat – A founding member of the Polisario Front has slammed Algiers’s official position as “observer state” in the Western Sahara dispute.Bachir Dhkil, a founding member of the Polisario Front who fled Tindouf in 1990 over ideological divergences with the separatist group, said in an interview that “Algeria should come to the negotiation table and help find a solution to the conflict it created in the first place.”Dhkil’s remarks come after the latest UN Security Council briefing on the conflict between Morocco and the insurgent group he helped to found in 1973. Dhkil welcomed the UN Security Council’s determination to open negotiations to find a peaceful settlement to the conflict. He said,  however, that negotiations should ensure that “Algiers be a full participant and shoulder more responsibility.” Calling Kohler’s briefing an extraordinary development, he said: “The Security Council is getting to understand Algeria’s role in the conflict, which will bring them closer to securing a political settlement.”“Algiers is responsible for the genesis and the escalation of the Western Sahara question…. Algeria not only trains and finances the Polisario Front, but it also gets in the way whenever there are peace talks and prospects of a peaceful settlement.” Dhkil highlighted that there have been in the last 40 years “demographic and geographic changes that show that the Polisario Front is not the sole representative of the people in Western Sahara.”“The most viable and beneficial solution is Sahrawi autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty,” he said. read more

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Guyanese captain Venezuelan crew escape injury as boat catches on fire

… in Cuyuni RiverEight persons on Friday morning managed to escape from a burning, sinking vessel on the Cuyuni River in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).The boat engulfed in flamesThe 40-foot iron vessel went up in flames as a result of gas emanating from a hose that slipped out of a stove aboard the boat.According to reports reaching this publication, the boat was at the time travelling along the Cuyuni River, carrying a crew of Venezuelans. Around 06:00hrs on the morning in question, the cook was about to light the stove when the hose attached to the gas cylinder accidentally slipped out.The Guyanese Captain, 26-year-old Paul Lewis, along with the members of his crew were forced to jump into the river, leaving behind the engulfed vessel.The occupants of the boat then managed to swim ashore where they sought assistance. No one was injured.An investigation has been launched. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedVenezuelan authorities say shooting incident reports are falseJune 11, 2016In “latest news”GDF awaits report from Venezuelan officials on recent shooting incident– Brigadier PhillipsJune 8, 2016In “Politics”Venezuelans among 5 in custody following the discovery of grenades, weapons, drugsJanuary 19, 2019In “Crime” read more

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Giftland Mall owes 25M in taxes CoI hears

An aerial shot of the Giftland MallManagement of MCG Investments Inc which spearheads the operations at the Giftland Mall has not paid any taxes to the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) for the past four years, as the company states that it is awaiting an agreement to carry out the demanded payments summing up to over $25M. Consultant of MCG Investments Inc, Ray Hugh represented the chairman of the company Roy Beepat at Wednesday’s Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the puzzling state of affairs at City Hall. Being required to provide an explanation into the back and forth clash between the Town Clerk, Royston King and Beepat, the consultant indicated that a notice was sent to the company for a total of $44,255,183 in 2017. However, a meeting was facilitated between the two on November 2, 2017, where it was decided that all rates and taxes including penalties and interests would be waved completely for the years 2015 and 2016.Hugh said, “It was agreed at that meeting that taxes for the years 2015 and 2016 including interests and penalties would be waved. Interests and penalties for 2017 also would’ve been waved. The demand then [for 2017] would’ve been $11,467,500 and it was agreed that MCG Investments would provide a payment schedule to the Mayor and City Council.”  This was so because the company had carried out a private contractual bargain to fix the roads, drains and to install streetlight. Garbage collection was also done privately throughout the area and as such, the company was not benefitting from any services that were provided by the Council.  Additionally for 2017, Giftland Mall would only be required to pay a sum of $11,467,500 after the interests and penalties would’ve been waved. “M&CC had done nothing for that area. No lighting or drainage. It was all done by MCG Inc, garbage collection, disposal is done on a private contractual basis. That road also services a gated community in the rear of the mall,” said the consultant. King was required to respond via a letter after the engagement to confirm the agreements and a schedule would subsequently be sent by Beepat, verifying how the payments would be made.However, King made no attempts to answer to the decision that was taken until April of this year, where he indicated via a letter that the agreement ‘no longer stood’ because of the lapse of time and ‘certain circumstances’. The document further mentioned, “The Chairman of the Finance Committee had agreed to meet and discuss with you the way forward to settle your accounts with the Georgetown.”The Commission also heard that another letter was issued by the Town Clerk the following May, stating that the Council took a decision on April 28, to impose a fee of $25,263,750 instead of the previously agreed sum of $11,467,500. The company has not paid any taxes since 2015 and is contending that City Hall has to come to the table with an explanation as to why the extra costs were attached to the initial sum. Hugh would’ve indicated that Beepat had written several letters to the Town Clerk, informing him of the arrangement that was set but there was no reply.When the matter was raised by the legal assistant, Sherwin Benjamin as to why the principle rates for the past four years were not paid, Hugh responded, “I don’t see without an agreement, just going ahead and paying something because they can say if you pay part of it, pay the whole thing. The agreement was that after we received the letter [from the Town Clerk], we would send in a payment plan.”Benjamin posited, “Every citizen of Georgetown can say that there isn’t an agreement so they’re not paying taxes. That would be a sad day for this town. At the very least, your company should pay the bear taxes for 2017.” As a consultant by profession, Hugh was probed to give a recommendation to the council to which he stated, “I would say clean it up. It seems like everyone is doing their own thing at City Hall and we need someone to make sure that proper plans, structures and an overview is put in place.”To date, monies are owed by the Giftland Mall at Turkeyen on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) for taxes dating back to 2015. (Rupa Seenarine) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGPL says ‘moving forward’ to buy power from Giftland MallSeptember 5, 2019In “Business”US$30M Giftland Mall to employ over 2000 GuyaneseMarch 13, 2015In “Business”Govt’s closure of road for state function severely affecting business – Giftland Mall ChairJanuary 29, 2019In “Business” read more

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Water systems revealed in new Pilbara assessment project

first_imgA new study has delivered an unprecedented account of water resources in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, providing an in-depth understanding of local water systems and the potential impacts of climate change on water availability. The Pilbara Water Resource Assessment project, a A$3.5 million partnership between CSIRO, BHP Billiton and the Government of Western Australian, will allow water managers and local industry to plan for future water use in an area rich in resources and environmental assets.“Knowing how the water systems operate right across the region, such as how groundwater is affected by rainfall and storm events, helps with the planning and management of local water use,” said CSIRO’s Dr Don McFarlane, the project leader.  “By helping to put a lot of smaller local water resource investigations into a broader context, this study provides a strong framework for water managers and local industries well into the future.”BHP Billiton said its contribution to the project reflected the Company’s commitment to responsible and sustainable water use at its Pilbara-based iron ore operations. “The study provided an opportunity to discuss our regional water resource key considerations and highlight the areas requiring further investigation,” said Blair Douglas, BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Water Practice Lead. “The collaboration between industry and scientists in both the state and federal governments has delivered a comprehensive outcome. The fundamental science delivered by the study can be applied by industry to achieve practical and sustainable water management solutions.”The study revealed some of the mechanisms responsible for filling the Pilbara’s groundwater stores. It found that between 8 and 30 mmm of rainfall is required before runoff starts in most catchments, which leaks through streambeds to provide the main source of aquifer replenishment. Water from these shallow alluvial aquifers then recharges deeper paleochannels or dolomite aquifers, which can store large quantities of water in inland areas.It also examined how ecosystems dependent on the region’s groundwater sources have changed as a result of wet and dry periods, finding they expand during wet periods and contract during dry periods but have remained relatively stable in number over the past 23 years.The Assessment was funded by a A$0.5 million contribution from BHP Billiton and A$1.5 million each from CSIRO and the Government of Western Australia through the Royalties for Regions program. The research project was led by CSIRO and overseen by officers from the Department of Water, BHP Billiton, the Pilbara Development Commission and the Water Corporation.last_img read more

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Schedule Optimizer now features block model scheduling

first_imgA new update to this MineSight planning solution is the latest in a busy year of improvements. It comes ahead of the publication in February of International Mining’s February review of mine planning software.Block model scheduling is now a part of MineSight Schedule Optimer, (MSSO) following the release of MSSO Version 9.3 by Hexagon Mining. MineSight is Hexagon Mining’s comprehensive modelling and mine planning software platform. MSSO is popular product for short, medium, and long-term planning. It determines the most productive cut mining sequence to achieve the highest project profitability, and then generates practical schedules.Block model scheduling allows you to import a range of blocks from a block model, and aggregate the blocks into full-bench scheduling units or smaller scheduling units by defining the number of blocks in each direction. Planners can generate schedules by importing blocks from the model and obtain a more accurate cycle time from a block to each destination. Scheduling results can be written back to the block model for validation and downstream production scheduling and operations.Version 9.3 includes a standalone package option, which includes a MineSight Project Viewer for users to visualise the geometries and scheduling results, and select or digitise a ramp, lead line, road, and point, etc. This release follows closely on the heels of Version 9.2, which allows users to specify the period availability of haulage roads. If a road becomes unavailable in a period, the scheduler will automatically pick another road that leads to the optimal schedule. Version 9.2 allows the definition of variable wait, spot, and dump time by destinations to consider the different geometric condition of each destination.End of Period (EOP) maps can be generated for pits and dumps in Version 9.2. EOP maps include surfaces and/or solids (incremental or aggregated by period). Other improvements in 9.2 include Item Weighted Average (IWA), full report templates, and more accurate in-pit haul path cycle time calculation. In response to customer feedback, Hexagon Mining delivered 10 releases of MineSight Schedule Optimizer in 2015, with about 30 new features. The company says “2016 promises to be just as busy!”last_img read more

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EHF CL Round 4 Lions in Skopje Zagreb in Paris

← Previous Story LNH: Strong PSG Handball alone at the TOP Next Story → EHF CL: Kielce routine win over Kristianstad Here is complete schedule of the VELUX EHF Champions League Round 4 for upcoming weeekend.GROUP A:Orlen Wisla Plock – THW Kiel (Saturday 20.45)MVM Veszprem – Besiktas MOGAZ (SU, 15.00)PSG Handball – PPD Zagreb (17.00)SG Flensburg – RK Celje PL 18.30GROUP B:Vive Tauron Kielce – IF Kristianstad  (SA, 16)RK Vardar – Rhein Neckar Lowen 17.30FC Barcelona Lassa – Montpellier 19KIF Kolding – MOL PICK Szeged 16.50 (SU)GROUP C:Meshkov Brest – Naturhouse La Rioja 31:33Tatran Presov – RK Vojvodina 15.30 (SA)FC Porto – Chekovskie Medvedi 1GROUP D:Kadetten Schaffhausen – HC Motor Zaporozhye 30:27Skjern – RK Metalurg (SU 15.10)Elverum – Minaur Baia Mare 16.15 read more

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59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May

first_img59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May 13 Irish MEPs will be elected when voters go to the polls on 24 May. 46 Comments Monday 15 Apr 2019, 3:31 PM Share90 Tweet Email Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland By Cónal Thomas https://jrnl.ie/4592499 A TOTAL OF 59 candidates will contest the European Parliament elections across three constituencies after nominations closed today. In the Dublin constituency where there are four MEP seats up for grabs, 19 candidates have declared their candidacy ahead of elections on 24 May.These include former SDLP leader Mark Durkan, who is running for Fine Gael, incumbent Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan and independent Senator Alice-Mary Higgins. Earlier today, Independents 4 Change TD Clare Daly announced her bid for a European seat in Dublin while her party colleague Mick Wallace TD announced his intention to run in the Ireland South constituency where there are five seats available and 23 candidates. Other contenders in this field include Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher, Green Party Senator Grace O’Sullivan and sitting Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune. Candidates in the Midlands North-West constituency – where there are four seats up for grabs and 17 candidates – include former presidential candidate Peter Casey, incumbent MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan and Fine Gael’s Maria Walsh. A total of 13 MEPs will be elected in Ireland when voters go to the polls in May.  17,696 Views Apr 15th 2019, 3:31 PM Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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Ancient Human Sacrifice Victims Found by Workers Laying Water Pipes

first_imgStay on target Workers preparing to place new water pipes have found an ancient burial site with “human sacrifice” bones in the U.K.The site, which was located in Childrey Warren, Oxfordshire, contained about 26 human skeletons believed to be from the Iron Age and Roman periods, Fox News reported. The victims’ bones, which were discovered during a multi-million dollar Thames Water project, might have come from ritual burials conducted almost 3,000 years ago, said a Thames Water Utilities Limited press release.Photo Credit: Thames WaterThis gruesome find revealed one female skeleton, which was found buried with her feet cut off and placed side by side, while another unidentified skeleton was discovered with the skull placed below its feet. Other objects at the ancient site included evidence of animal carcasses, dwellings, and household items including cutting implements, a decorative comb, and pottery.“The Iron Age site at Childrey Warren was particularly fascinating as it provided a glimpse into the beliefs and superstitions of people living in Oxfordshire before the Roman conquest,” Neil Holbrook, chief executive of Cotswold Archaeology, said in the press release. “Evidence elsewhere suggests that burials in pits might have involved human sacrifice.”He added, “The discovery challenges our perceptions about the past, and invites us to try to understand the beliefs of people who lived and died more than 2,000 years ago.”Photo Credit: Thames WaterCotswold Archaeology carefully removed the items so they can be forensically examined, enabling Thames Water Utilities Limited to start laying a 3.7-mile pipe which will give nearby villages water taken from groundwater boreholes located near the River Thames.“This is a £14.5 million (approximately $19 million) project which is going to have real benefits for the environment by reducing the need to take water from the Letcombe Brook, a chalk stream which is a globally rare and highly important habitat for us to protect,” Chris Rochfort, Thames Water environmental manager, said in the press release. “As a result, future generations will be able to enjoy it for years to come – and now they can also learn about their village’s secret history.”More on Geek.com:Scientists Reveal World’s ‘First’ 3D-Printed HeartOil-Eating Bacteria Found in World’s Deepest Ocean TrenchDeclassified U2 Spy Plane Photos Reveal Forgotten Historic Sites Watch: Dolphin Leaps Feet Away From Unsuspecting SurferNASA Says 2 Asteroids Will Safely Fly By Earth This Weekend last_img read more

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WWE bringing back the King of the Ring Tournament starting on next

first_imgFacebook Now Playing Up Next Twitter Now Playing Up Next Mike Tedesco RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Madison Square Garden Pays Tribute to Roman Reigns Now Playing Up Next Google+ Pinterest Now Playing Up Next The Miz Vince McMahon Sends Supportive Message To Roman Reigns WWE Rescheduling San Jose NXT WWE announced on last night’s episode of RAW that the King of the Ring Tournament is coming back starting on next Monday’s RAW on August 19 from St. Paul, Minnesota.The King of the Ring Tournament will feature 16 wrestlers (8 from RAW, 8 from Smackdown Live) competing in a single elimination bracket tournament until one Superstar is left. That person is then crowned the King of the Ring.WWE last held the tournament in 2015, which was won by Wade Barrett. The King of the Ring tournament was a featured PPV for WWE from 1993 to 2002. The tournament itself was started in 1985 and would be a yearly event except in 1990 and 1992. After the PPV ended, the tournament would come back as part of the television shows in 2006, 2008, 2010, and most recently in 2015.Many WWE Hall of Famers have won the tournament or used it as a catapult to greater success. People that have won it include Harley Race, Randy Savage, Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Triple H, Kurt Angle, Edge, Booker T, and Brock Lesnar.Here is the list of Superstars appearing in this year’s King of the Ring tournament:RAW– The Miz– Ricochet– Cedric Alexander– Samoa Joe– Drew McIntyre– Baron Corbin– Sami Zayn– CesaroSmackdown Live– Kevin Owens– Ali– Apollo Crews– Chad Gable– Elias– Andrade– Buddy Murphy– Shelton BenjaminRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipMadison Square Garden Pays Tribute to Roman ReignsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:34/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 100.00%0:00Remaining Time -0:34 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the listcenter_img WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) Videos Articles WhatsApp Videos Articles Xavier Woods Triple H Ronda Rousey To Make WWE Debut At WrestleMania Now Playing Up Next Is WWE Losing Its Audience? Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Videos Articles Video: Watch the live WWE Clash of Champions Kickoff Show from Charlotte tonightlast_img read more

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Search teams find missing mans body in Lewis River no crime suspected

first_imgSearch teams looking for a man missing from the Lewis River RV Park for several days found his body early Wednesday in the Lewis River, according to the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they did not suspect foul play.The sheriff’s office said the park manager contacted deputies late Tuesday to report one of the park residents, Stephen Glen Orley, 69, had not been seen for several days.The manager said Orley had health problems and dementia, and his car was left with his trailer. Neighbors told a deputy they hadn’t seen him, and another neighbor said they heard Orley yelling early Tuesday morning, but dismissed it because it wasn’t uncommon, given his dementia.Local hospitals and relatives said they hadn’t seen him either, the sheriff’s office said.Cowlitz County search and rescue volunteers combed the area Wednesday morning and found his body in the river, about 100 yards downstream from his trailer.The sheriff’s office said Wednesday afternoon deputies had yet to examine Orley’s body, but said there were no initial indications his death was connected to any crime.last_img read more

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Son opened up about the dream win

first_imgSouth Korea managed to gain a shocking win against Germany and eliminate the world champions by achieving this result – and Son Heung-Min admitted that it is like a dream coming true.The Asian team had been already eliminated after being beaten 1-0 by Sweden a 2-1 by Mexico – but despite that, they tried their best and achieved a historic result against a very strong team as they scored both of their goals in the dying minutes.The Tottenham striker spoke about this huge win as he said, according to Reuters:“We beat the world champions and normally it’s a dream and we can be proud of the team.”Top 5 Bundesliga players to watch during the weekend Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 11, 2019 With the international activity cooling down for the next month, we go back to the Bundesliga’s Top 5 players to watch next weekend.The German…“Of course it’s disappointing because we lost in the group but I think I can be proud after this win and we can be proud of this win.”“We beat the world champions from the last World Cup and now I’m looking forward to the next World Cup.”“I’m a bit disappointed because we have a lot of good players and we couldn’t show them in the next round, but we’re looking forward to the next games.”last_img read more

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American Soybean Association hosts Soyfoods Luncheon for Congress

first_imgShowcases How Soy Combines Good Taste with Health Benefits in U.S. and OverseasTo highlight the many great tasting soyfoods and their health benefits, the American Soybean Association (ASA) hosted its first Soyfoods Luncheon today in Washington, D.C. Members of Congress and their staff sampled modern soyfoods and received information about soy’s health benefits for domestic as well as international consumers. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) served as the Congressional host of the event. One of Washington, D.C.’s premier restaurants, Kinkead’s, and Executive Sous Chef Todd Schiller conducted a cooking demonstration at the luncheon that also featured many recipes from award-winning chef and cookbook author Dana Jacobi.White Wave, Solae, Soyatech, Inc., and the Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA) sponsored the event that showcased many soy products that helped fuel the 16.9 percent increase in U.S. soyfood sales between 2000 and 2001. U.S. soyfood sales reached $3.234 billion in 2001, according to SANA. Internationally, soy is gaining recognition as an affordable source of complete protein that can quickly fortify foods that are already popular in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. The United States exported about 40 percent – equivalent to about 29.9 million metric tons – of its 2001 soybean crop.”ASA is hosting this reception to communicate the proven benefits of soy,” said ASA Chairman Bart Ruth, a soybean grower from Rising City, Neb. “Soy’s value in the battles against heart disease and some forms of cancer is widely known, and now there is growing recognition of soy’s ability to help people with HIV/AIDS. Soybean growers are pleased that their product can do so much good for so many people.”Domestically and internationally, soy can complement or fortify diets, rather than compete with products that are already consumed. U.S. federal nutrition programs, like the school lunch program, are an example of where the addition of soy can benefit existing menus. The ASA’s position is that fortified soymilk should be included as a choice in federal nutrition programs. This initiative is completely focused on the population of children who are lactose intolerant or do not currently drink milk for other reasons.Internationally, there is even more potential for soy’s nutrition to benefit children and adults as the world struggles with dire food shortages on multiple continents. In addition to many traditional soy products, like corn-soy blend, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have approved the use of five high-protein soy products for use in their food assistance programs. The products are defatted soy flour, textured soy protein, soy protein concentrates, isolated soy protein and soymilk replacer.Nutrition is gaining greater recognition as a front-line defense in efforts to help the 42 million people who now have HIV/AIDS. Soy is well suited to meet the protein, calorie and other nutritional requirements for people with HIV/AIDs. Protein requirements of HIV-infected persons jump to 50-100 percent higher than for uninfected persons, according to Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA). Already, the vast majority of recommended calorie-containing nutritional supplement products contain soy ingredients for optimum nutrition.President George W. Bush announced a new Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in his State of the Union address presented in January. Congress is now considering his request for $15 billion over the next five years to help people who currently have AIDS as well as slow the spread of the disease. This new initiative includes care for 2 million people living with the virus and 10 million orphans affected by the pandemic in 14 African and Caribbean countries. The President seeks to fund this initiative in addition to the Global AIDS Fund whereby the United States and many other nations support programs in 50 countries.The United States Leadership against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria Act of 2003 (H.R. 1298), authorizes the President’s $15 billion initiative to fight the global AIDS pandemic. H.R. 1298 directs USAID to conduct nutritional feeding any time there is a drug therapy treatment in place. The ASA supports these provisions.The ASA is the policy, domestic marketing, new uses, research and international marketing advocate of the U.S. soybean farmer. Because of soy’s important role in improving nutritional profiles of international diets, the ASA, the United Soybean Board, and state soybean organizations launched the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) in 2000. The program is helping America’s soybean growers build more bridges between America’s bounty and sustainable nutrition programs in countries where rapidly growing populations of all income levels can benefit from soy in their diets.last_img read more

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Man accused of killing 3 after driving car into lake appears in

first_imgFORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – A man accused of driving a car into a lake and killing his three passengers, back in January, appeared in court Friday.Twenty-four-year-old Deshawn Prince is being held on 11 charges, including three counts of vehicular homicide and three counts of DUI causing death.According to investigators, Prince drove a car into a Lauderhill lake along Northwest 44th Street and Inverrary Boulevard West.Police found Prince on the side of the pond uninjured. Prince’s attorneys contend that he did try to help and tried to save his three friends when he crashed his car into the lake. The families of the victims don’t believe that.Said the judge, “This case, there was three deaths and a substantial blood alcohol level as well as cannabis in his system.”The victims included 22-year-old Shaquille Barrows, 15-year-old Tyrese Barrows and 25-year-old Nathaniel Morgan. “He’s gone,” said Ann Marie Bryant, who lost her son. “You know, it’s good that he is where he is, but it doesn’t bring [my son] back.”Donna Legrand, who lost both of her sons, spoke in court, Friday. “I, personally, don’t think that he should get out,” she said. “My life has been a living hell since January 10 and 11. He has no remorse. He should not be out in society. He should definitely not be driving. He lied to the police since day one. I don’t think he should be out, like I said. I lost a 14-year-old and a 22-year-old. I have two granddaughters without a father.” In court today, Legrand said, “I can’t even go in Tyrese’s room. Everything is the same. It hurts me and my husband, the whole family, and I don’t think he should be out in society.”“Sleeping is impossible,” said Bryant. “There’s a hole … That was my first child.”Prince is being held on a $527,525 bond. Another hearing is expected in the next few weeks.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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