National Chief Shawn Atleo talks to APTN

first_imgAPTN National NewsLast week’s Special Chiefs Assembly featured a protest on Parliament Hill.The rally included a handful of chiefs trying to enter the House of Commons.One of them described the federal government as the “enemy.”National Chief Shawn Atleo sat down with APTN National News Friday from Ottawa.last_img

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Trump Jr donor have longtime undisclosed ties

first_imgNEW YORK, N.Y. – Donald Trump Jr. has a previously undisclosed business relationship with a longtime hunting buddy who helped raise millions of dollars for his father’s 2016 presidential campaign and has had special access to top government officials since the election, records obtained by The Associated Press show.The president’s oldest son and Texas hedge fund manager Gentry Beach have been involved in business deals together dating back to the mid-2000s and recently formed a company, Future Venture LLC, despite past claims by both men that they were just friends, according to previously unreported court records and other documents obtained by AP.Beach last year met with top National Security Council officials to push a plan that would curb U.S. sanctions in Venezuela and open up business for U.S. companies in the oil-rich nation.Ethics experts said their financial entanglements raised questions about whether Beach’s access to government officials and advocacy for policy changes were made possible by the president’s son’s influence — and could also benefit the Trump family’s bottom line.“This feeds into the same concerns that we’ve had all along: The really fuzzy line between the presidency and the Trumps’ companies,” said Noah Bookbinder, who leads Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a public policy group. “Donald Trump Jr. sort of straddles that line all the time.”Last February, just as Trump Sr. was settling into office, Beach and an Iraqi-American businessman met with top officials at the National Security Council to present their plan for lightening U.S. sanctions in Venezuela in exchange for opening business opportunities for U.S. companies, according to a former U.S. official with direct knowledge of the proposal.Career foreign policy experts were instructed to take the meetings, first reported last April by the website Mic.com, at the direction of the West Wing because Beach and the businessman were friends of Trump Jr., the official said.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive government work, said that inside the NSC lawyers raised red flags about the appropriateness of the meeting.The U.S. didn’t act on the pitch, which would have gone against the president’s hard-line stance on the South American nation and its president, Nicolas Maduro.Seven months after the Venezuela meetings, Beach attended a private lunch in Dallas between Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Republican donors, including businessmen with petroleum interests, according to a copy of Zinke’s schedule.The Interior Department didn’t respond to a request for comment about the meetings. A White House official said Trump Jr. didn’t arrange Beach’s visit to the NSC and his proposal was dismissed.In a statement, the Trump Organization said Trump Jr. has never played a role arranging meetings “with anyone at the White House or any other government agency.”Alan Garten, the Trump Organization’s general counsel, acknowledged that Trump Jr. had invested with Beach in the past, but referred AP to a statement released by the company in April, which said their relationship was “strictly personal.”In a statement provided by a friend, Beach said it was “absolutely not true” that he’d ever “used my longtime personal friendship with Donald Trump Jr.” to influence government decision making.According to his friends, Beach, who has known Trump Jr. since they attended the University of Pennsylvania together in the late 1990s, developed his own relationships during the campaign and inauguration and doesn’t need Trump Jr. to broker introductions.Beach was an avid fundraiser and campaigner for President Trump, particularly in Texas, where Trump Jr. told donors last March that Beach and another longtime hunting pal, Tom Hicks Jr., raised millions for his father’s campaign, according to the Dallas Morning News.After the election, Beach served as a finance vice chairman for the inaugural committee and faced scrutiny after a non-profit he started at the time advertised hunting and fishing trips with Trump Jr. and his brother, Eric, to million-dollar donors.Last October, Beach incorporated a business called Future Venture LLC in Delaware without listing any Trump connection, signing himself as the entity’s agent.But a disclosure report filed with New York City officials and obtained by AP via a public records request shows Trump Jr. is named as the president, secretary and treasurer of the company.The purpose of the limited liability company could not be determined from the filings. The Trump Organization said it was set up to pursue technology investments.Previously unreported court documents show that the two men, each a godfather to one of the other’s sons, did business together well before they formed Future Venture.In a 2010 deposition, Trump Jr. testified that he had twice made investments in ventures that Beach had an interest in: $200,000 in a dry Texas oil well managed by Beach’s father and an undisclosed amount in a failed mining stock affiliated with Beach’s uncle.In August 2008, while the two men were golfing together in New York, Beach suggested Trump Jr. sell his shares in the tanking stock “if you need the tax loss,” according to a copy of his testimony filed in a long running civil lawsuit between Beach and a former employer, hedge funder Paul Touradji.Beach’s father, Gary Beach, was convicted last month of federal bankruptcy fraud after a seven-day trial in Dallas.Trump Jr. testified that he had other business discussions with Beach — but not all of them came to fruition, including a plan to buy a hunting preserve in Mexico with Beach.Trump Jr. also referred Beach to someone he knew from Saudi Arabia when Beach was working on a potential oil purchase and invested $50,000 along with his sister Ivanka in an Argentine resort developed by one of Beach’s friends, he testified.Trump Jr. estimated he exchanged roughly 500 emails with Beach at the time of his 2010 deposition.Pressed for details about the oil well deal in his deposition, Trump Jr. indicated he wasn’t well versed in the oil-and-gas business.“You know, I put some money with a friend,” he testified.last_img read more

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United States John Kerry commemorates Morocco for Feast of the Throne

Rabat – United States Secretary of State John Kerry addressed King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people today, Feast of the Throne, wishing the country a “joyful celebration,” and expressing gratitude for a strong and “constructive” relationship between the two countries.In John Kerry’s statement, he offers his “best wishes to King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people,” as Moroccans celebrate the Feast of the Throne on July 30, speaking on behalf of President Barack Obama and the people of the United States.Kerry further applauds the various cultural and educational exchanges existing between the US and Morocco, and the mutual commitment towards a more prosperous economy. “Ours is a strategic partnership, and we work together daily to advance our common priorities of a secure, stable, and prosperous North Africa and Middle East. We share a strong commitment to improving economic opportunity and prosperity for all Moroccans through efforts to develop its entrepreneurial ecosystem and educational resources.”Morocco has served as an indispensable ally to the United States, and in Kerry’s statement, he acknowledges the dedicated and dependable military cooperation that is essential to maintaining peace in the Maghreb and the rest of the world.“More broadly, we are pleased with our expanding collaboration with Morocco as we seek to address global and regional security challenges and applaud Moroccan leadership on efforts to counter violent extremism.”John Kerry visited Morocco back in April 2014 to talk with top Moroccan officials, mostly regarding security and commercial cooperation.Kerry finishes his statement recognizing the friendship between the two countries. “We look forward to deepening our strong relationship that has endured for over two centuries,” Kerry says. read more

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Spain EUs €140 Million Fund is Not Enough for Morocco Border

Rabat – Spain is determined to help Morocco in its campaign against irregular migration. On Tuesday, Spanish Secretary of State for Migration Consuelo Rumi said that Spain has asked the European Commission to “urgently” release the financial aid it promised Morocco to manage migratory issues and to fight terrorism.Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) reported on statements Rumi gave to Spanish media, in which the Spanish official said that the Spanish government is calling on the European Commission to give Morocco the €140 million it promised before March.Rumi reportedly made the remarks following her two-day visit to Brussels where she met EU officials, including European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos and European Commissioner for EU Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn. Read Also: IOM: 2,200 Irregular Migrants Arrived in Europe in 13 DaysAccording to Rumi, the €140 million is not enough for Morocco as it is adopting several policies against organized trafficking and integration regulations for sub-Saharan migrants.Rumi said that Hahn holds the same point of view that Morocco must be a “strategic partner of the EU not only in the field of migration.”International news outlets reported on January 18 that Morocco had already received the first payment of €30 million. The EU High Representative for Foreign Policy Federica Mogherini said that Morocco will soon receive the remainder of the €140 million fund that the EU allocated for Morocco to tackle irregular migration.Read Also: Melilla Border: 12 Soldiers Injured, Morocco to Deport 141 Sub-SaharansThe financial aid granted by the EU is part of the fund promised by the European Commission in December 2018. The European Commission pledged €148 million to financially assist Morocco. In a statement, the commission said that it was “intensifying its support to Morocco to address irregular migration in response to increased migratory pressure along the Western Mediterranean Route.”Both Spain and Morocco face pressure due to the flow of migrants who take the sea route or cross the land borders between the two countries to reach Europe.The National Observatory of Migration announced in January that Moroccan police thwarted 88,761 irregular migration attempts in 2018. About 80 percent of the migrants (70,571) were not Moroccans, according to the National Observatory of Migration. read more

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Lawsuit takes aim at oil boom in Permian Basin

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Environmentalists say U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields.WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court, claiming the oil boom in southeastern New Mexico is a threat to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and the surrounding area’s cave systems and desert slopes.The group also is concerned about deteriorating air quality, arguing that the Bureau of Land Management failed to consider the cumulative effects of oil and gas development in the Permian Basin.The agency is updating the area’s development plan, but environmentalists contend more than 200 leases awarded in 2017 and 2018 compromise that effort.The leases in question cover more than 106 square miles (276 square kilometres) in New Mexico.Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press read more

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Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk as floods erode sanitation – UN

Millions of children in Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka are facing an increasing risk of potentially fatal diseases as fetid sewers mix with the floodwaters that have devastated the South Asian country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned. “In urban areas, poor areas, the situation for children is extremely dangerous,” UNICEF’s Bangladesh Chief of Communications Naseem-Ur Rehman said. “The water in the cities is filled with filth and the children who are playing and walking through the water are vulnerable. They are easy prey to infectious diseases.” The sludge is gushing out of manholes in many areas of Dhaka, which has a population of more than 10 million. Diseases acute respiratory infection – a key killer of Bangladeshi children – as well as diarrhoea, watery dysentery, jaundice, typhoid and scabies are being reported. As the dank floodwater stagnates, children face an increasing risk of disease. More than one-third of Dhaka is inundated. All roads in Motijheel, the commercial hub of the country, are submerged. Anyone wishing to go to the central bank must wade through thigh-deep water. More than 400 people throughout the country of 124 million have died in the floods from drowning, injuries and other causes and over 25 million have been displaced by the floodwaters, caused by the monsoon season. The waters in the north-eastern and northern regions are slowly receding, but in the central and south-central regions, flood levels could remain at standstill for a few more days. UNICEF responded early with relief and rescue operations, drawing on its strong presence in the field, with 40 programme coordinators in as many districts working closely with Government to ensure that the needs of children are served at this difficult time. In response to the urgent need to help purify drinking water, UNICEF has distributed 2 million purifying tablets, with another 3 million tablets in the pipeline. Some 1,120 sanitary latrines have also been installed at various flood shelters. read more

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How Ohio State plans to slow down Penn State running back Saquon

OSU then-redshirt sophomore defensive end Sam Hubbard (6) and other members of the Buckeye defense work to take down Penn State then-sophomore running back Saquon Barkley (26) during the first half of the Buckeyes game against Penn State on Oct. 22. The Buckeyes lost 24-21. Credit: Alexa Mavrogianis | Former Photo EditorOhio State needs no introduction to Penn State running back Saquon Barkley.Defensive coordinator Greg Schiano called him a “once in [every] 10-year” player. Linebacker Jerome Baker said “the dude’s a monster.” Head coach Urban Meyer said he is as good as any all-purpose running back he has seen in his 30 years of coaching. Two seasons ago, the Buckeyes got a first-hand look at Barkley when the electric then-freshman took 26 carries 194 yards. In last year’s upset of Ohio State, he carried the ball just 12 times for 99 yards. This year, Barkley has positioned himself as a Heisman Trophy frontrunner. He has 117 carries for 757 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on the ground to go along with a team-leading 32 catches for 448 yards and three receiving scores. Barkley has returned one kick for a touchdown this year, the first of his career. He even threw for a touchdown against Indiana.“I just like watching him, honestly,” Baker said with a smile. “I’m very excited to go against him because he can do it all. Pass block, run routes, he can definitely run the ball, jump over you, run through you.”As Meyer noted, there is nothing Barkley doesn’t do well. At 5-foot-11, 230 pounds, the junior has the strength to power through arm tackles and the speed to turn the corner and blow past defenders. Schiano said Barkley’s strength, speed and vision impressed him, but his “incredible ability to change direction on a dime” impresses him most.“And it’s not a little guy that’s changing,” Schiano said. “Sometimes you see little scat backs at 175 pounds that can stop on a dime and change direction. This is a big man doing it. You’re not going to arm tackle this guy. So when he changes direction, he goes from zero to 60.”Barkley will need to use that shiftiness to succeed against a stout Buckeye defense Saturday.Ohio State has not had an issue against the run. It held its last two opponents, Nebraska and Maryland, to 2.8 and 1.2 yards per carry, respectively. Only Army, which runs a triple option, and UNLV, which played half the game against Ohio State’s backups, have rushed for more than 2.9 yards per carry.But the Buckeyes have not and will not face a running back as talented as Barkley, a likely top-10 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.To corrall Barkley, redshirt junior defensive end Sam Hubbard said it will require more than one player to bring down the back.“I think that if we stay fundamentally sound in our gaps and don’t try and make big plays and make him come to us and then once someone gets some hands on him, the rest of the bullets come flying, it’s going to take a group effort,” Hubbard said. Hubbard said defensive line coach Larry Johnson takes personal pride in stopping teams from running the ball down Ohio State’s throat, especially at Ohio Stadium. Redshirt senior defensive end Tyquan Lewis said the line must be disciplined to stuff Barkley, but more importantly, it must play at its physical peak.“You have to hit people, that’s the thing,” Lewis said. “You have to eliminate people. You have to find ways to eliminate what they do best and just, you know, you have to run and hit.”The issue teams face when trying to defend Barkley is even when they think they have the formula stopping his runs, he can beat them in the passing game. Meyer said Barkley’s receiving ability separates him from other great running backs. Barkley often motions out and lines up as a receiver. Against Iowa, he caught 12 passes for 94 yards, powering the Nittany Lions to a last-second 21-19 win.In his last 28 games, Barkley has not caught passes in just four games. Though Barkley has finished without a catch in both his games against the Buckeyes, he will likely end the streak when Penn State faces off with the Scarlet and Gray at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. With the Nittany Lions frequently shifting Barkley and tight end Mike Gesicki around to different positions, a multitude of defenders will likely match up with the back. In last week’s game against Michigan, Penn State’s offense managed to have Barkley matched up against a linebacker. Baker wants to make sure he gets his chance.“I take it as a one-on-one competition to see who’s better,” Baker said. “That’s a great player, for sure. I’m excited to go against him, definitely guard him one-on-one. You’ve just really got to see who’s better and go out there and compete.”From rushing to receiving to returning, there is nothing Barkley can’t do. Ohio State knows that. This is its third matchup against him. But he might give the Buckeyes a harsh reintroduction Saturday afternoon. read more

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Suspect in murder of 16yearold apprehended in Berbice

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedSuspect in murder of 16-year-old captured in Suriname, not Guyana- PoliceAugust 10, 2017In “Crime”Man charged, remanded for murder of 16-year-old loverAugust 15, 2017In “Court”Police hunting man over gruesome murders of his wife, daughter in BerbiceJune 6, 2018In “Crime” The 25-year-old man who had reportedly killed his 16-year-old reputed wife almost three weeks ago, was this morning (Wednesday) apprehended by police in Springlands, Berbice.Dead: 16-year-old Roseanna LakhpalThis is according to Police Public Relations Officer, Jairam Ramlakhan who told INews that the man was discovered at around 11:30 in an abandoned house at the stated location.On July 29 2017, Roseanna Lakhpal, a former Berbice Educational Institute (BEI) student was reportedly killed by her boyfriend- identified as 25-year-old Ryan Singh-originally of Eccles, East Bank Demerara- following an alleged dispute over Singh not making an effort to find a job.According to the teen’s mother, her daughter and Singh met via Facebook and struck up a relationship in secret. Shortly after, the teen reportedly ran away from home and after four days, messaged her mother to say she was with Singh at his home in Eccles.The distressed mother recalled that she begged her daughter to return home numerous times, but did not opt to be too strict, as she did not want to be cut out of the teen’s life.Suspect: Ryan SinghShe [mother] explained that her husband had committed suicide and his family were also deemed suicidal. As such, she avoided being too harsh on Lakhpal for fear that she would end her life too.Nevertheless, the mother told media operatives that approximately two months ago, Lakhpal contacted her and asked if she could return home. Upon agreeing, the woman said that the teen further asked that her boyfriend move in too, and that they be given the lower flat of the home to reside.As such, the eager mother complied.Not long after, Lakhpal’s neighbours began complaining to her [Lakhpal’s] mother that the teen was being abused by Singh.However, the 16-year-old High school dropout would often deny these claims.On the day that she met her demise, Lakhpal had just taken up the task to babysit her neighbours’ children when an argument ensued with the unemployed Singh. The children then ran back home to their mother, and complained of the fight.Based on information received, the argument between the couple resulted in the 25-year-old allegedly burying his girlfriend’s face under a pillow and slitting her throat. He then reportedly flung the knife he used several feet away and fled the scene.Singh has also been implicated in an incident where he almost killed his ex-girlfriend in the past, after stabbing her over 50 times about her body.He was never arrested for that allegation. (Ramona Luthi) read more

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Maptek Vulcan 91 offers new modelling and mine planning tools

first_imgMaptek™ Vulcan™ 9.1 offers a range of improvements to the flagship modelling and mine planning product. New features include the Gantt scheduler for underground operations, level designer for stope access design and enhancements to implicit modelling, as well as offering major upgrades to pit optimiser, borehole geophysics and stratigraphic modelling tools. Eric Gonzalez, Vulcan Product Manager said: ‘We want to ensure customers spend less time processing data, leaving more time to apply their expertise to critical analysis and decision making. For example, pit optimisations for both single and multi-pit designs are up to 95% faster in Vulcan 9.1. A calculation that may have taken four hours, now takes seconds.’The Gantt scheduler is straightforward to set up and run, with scheduling activities created directly from mine designs. Attributes can be generated on the fly, allowing schedules to be seamlessly updated when designs are modified. ‘Gantt Schedulersets a new standard for integrated design and scheduling,’ said Gonzalez. ‘Underground mine engineers will benefit from a faster, streamlined approach to long term strategic planning and detailed design tasks.’A level designer creates hundreds of crosscuts in seconds, design strings and cost information are provided for each development scenario, allowing engineers to determine an optimal plan for stope access. ‘Stope Optimiser generates stope shapes, which Level Designer leverages for designing access points, and the information is then scheduled in Gantt Scheduler. Vulcan Ring Design tools are then used to drill out the stope for handover to production,’ explained Gonzalez. ‘Underground mine development is now done entirely in Vulcan.’The new implicit modelling options in Vulcan 9.1 include sample selection tools and triangulation output controls. More complex settings can be modelled into domains, including on the fly combinations of geological database codes. ‘Vulcan users can set up large, multi-domain geological models. The models can be applied and updated for ‘what if’ scenarios throughout the mine planning cycle,’ added Gonzalez.New predefined pit-by-pit graphs or period-by-period charts in pit optimiser reduce the amount of customisation required in Excel. Users do not need to regularise and manipulate models, or import/export data for processing. Improved analysis and viewing tools allow more ‘what if’ scenarios to be run in the same timeframe. ‘Both Pit Optimiser and Level Designer provide quick previews before running calculations in detail, so users can decide which designs are worth developing. A combination of scenarios can be chosen for the final design,’ concluded Gonzalez.Stratigraphic modelling upgrades allow users to combine different modelling methods into a ‘hybrid’ approach which makes best use of their available data. A new interface to borehole geophysics streamlines database interpretation. CAD data is now handled by graphics card drivers for improved performance, building on support for triangulations and block models introduced in earlier releases.‘Vulcan 9.1 follows the Maptek philosophy to provide powerful tools that help make geologists, engineers and other mining professionals as efficient as possible.‘The new functionality in this release rounds out the Vulcan underground planning cycle from drillhole manipulation, through implicit geological modelling, resource estimation, stope optimisation and strategic mine design, to detailed resource based scheduling. Engineers can feel they have really done their due diligence’, said Gonzalez.last_img read more

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Cocks beat Dicken and win Finnish League

cocksdickenfinlandfinland handballhc west In the final of the Finnish League, Riihimaen Cocks met Dicken in the series of best to three wins. The finals saw a clean sweep from the Cocks side, winning the last home game easily with 32:23, and the series with 3-0.The third place in the league was won by HC West beating BK-46. ← Previous Story Talant Dujshebaev to continue in Madrid and help the team Next Story → Dinamo Minsk want Boris Denic as coach – SHF to decide

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Falcao facing World Cup heartbreak as Colombia striker suffers serious injury

first_imgCOLOMBIA’S STAR STRIKER Radamel Falcao looks set to miss the World Cup this summer.The Monaco player was injured in a Cup win over Chasselay last night following a challenge by Soner Ertek.“Following Wednesday’s injury, Radamel Falcao made a diagnostic examination,” the club say in a statement. “It appears that the player is suffering from trauma in the left knee with lesion of ligament anterior cruciate.“The player will have surgery in next few days. Doctors will do everything possible to speed up recovery.”Falcao flew to Portugal after the game last night with was was suspected as a ‘serious ACL tear’.Chasseley’s club president Jocelyn Fontanel told AFP there had been no malice in Ertek’s tackle.“There was no aggression,” he insisted.“Accidents happen on the pitch. It wasn’t violent …“It upset me the whole match, especially as I was beside the Monaco directors.“Soner didn’t do it on purpose, we’re not a nasty team. Now there are threats on the internet. I don’t know whether we should take them seriously. I’m very upset for Falcao.”Falcao joined Monaco for €60 million last summer from Atletico Madrid.- additional reporting AFPBarcelona chief Sandro Rosell on brink of dramatic exit as club call EGMDepartures Lounge: Chelsea want Barkley to replace Matalast_img read more

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Boire trop deau pourrait être dangereux pour la santé

first_imgBoire trop d’eau pourrait être dangereux pour la santéUne récente étude britannique publiée dans le British Medical Journal estime que boire au moins un litre d’eau par jour comme le recommandent les autorités sanitaires outre-Manche, pourrait en réalité nuire à la santé.On nous a souvent recommandé de boire beaucoup d’eau pour prévenir les problèmes rénaux ou encore améliorer notre concentration. Mais aujourd’hui, des experts britanniques alertent contre ces conseils. Le docteur Margaret McCartney, basée à Glasgow et auteur de l’étude parue dans le British Medical Journal sur la question, met en garde : boire trop d’eau pourrait finalement s’avérer dangereux. Non seulement le faire ne nous aidera pas à maigrir selon elle, mais les effets seraient inverses. Le Dr McCartney écrit que boire trop d’eau peut altérer la concentration plutôt que de la stimuler et explique que les produits chimiques utilisés pour désinfecter l’eau en bouteille sont mauvais pour la santé. En outre, boire trop d’eau ne couperait pas l’appétit et entraînerait des dommages aux reins.Le professeur Stanley Goldfarb, expert en métabolisme à l’Université de Pennsylvanie aux Etats-Unis, ajoute dans l’article : “Si les enfants boivent plus d’eau au lieu d’aller chercher des calories dans les sodas, c’est bien… Mais il n’y a aucune preuve concrète montrant que boire de l’eau avant les repas réduirait l’appétit”.  Un “mythe” qui “profiterait aux marques d’eau en bouteille” ? À lire aussiPourquoi l’eau des océans est-elle salée ?Margaret McCartney se montre réellement alarmiste à travers cette nouvelle étude. Elle parle notamment d’une affection rare mais potentiellement mortelle : l’hyponatrémie. Les niveaux de sel diminuent dans l’organisme et cette situation conduit au gonflement du cerveau.Dans son article, le docteur McCartney finit par déplorer que le “mythe” qui consiste à boire beaucoup d’eau pour être en bonne santé profiterait surtout aux marques d’eau en bouteille et à ceux qui font des affaires dans ce domaine…Le 13 juillet 2011 à 17:13 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Samurai Jack Returns in March Watch the New Trailer

first_img Samurai Jack Finally Makes Sense on Adult SwimRewatching Samurai Jack: Episode 12, Jack and the Gangsters The premiere of the new season of Samurai Jack has finally been revealed. pic.twitter.com/qicRjJOYD4— Nate (@CabooseJr) January 23, 2017Fans have been eagerly waiting since December 2015 after the network released a five-second teaser that read “Samurai Jack, Adult Swim 2016.” Few details were released, but Cartoon Network was able to confirm that series creator Genndy Tartakovsky was returning and that it’ll be a part of the Toonami lineup, which is now on Saturday nights.We at Geek were so excited that we rewatched a number of episodes in celebration. we’ll probably rewatch the series again before the premiere date.Samurai Jack originally ran on Cartoon Network between 2001 and 2004. It ran for four seasons and 52 episodes. It told the story of a prince and samurai who gets transported to the future in his quest to defeat the demon Aku. The property took on new life in an IDW comic book series that ran for 21 issues between 2013 and 2015, but it was still unclear if Jack ever got back to his time.The creators had originally planned to bring the characters back in a movie. Tartakovsky had stated making it was “on the top of my list” but multiple factors, including the question of its potential commercial success, got in the way. The death of Mako Iwamatsu, who played Aku, also put a pin in a possible future production.Details are still scarce for the fifth season. There will be a time jump between seasons four and five, and the creators promise that we’ll be seeing the character “in a whole new light.” Tartakovsky announced at San Diego Comic Con last year that the new season would be ten episodes long and would be the end for the characters.“It’s the final journey – whatever happens at the end is the end,” he said.He also added that it’ll be bittersweet.“It’s something that I’ve wanted to do in animation for a long time, and it’s super challenging, but if we get it right it’s going to leave people in tears,” he said.Samurai Jack returns on March 11 at 11:30 p.m. ET. Stay on targetcenter_img It’s been teased for so long, but now we have an official release date. Samurai Jack‘s new season will premiere on Adult Swim on March 11.Check out the new mind-blowing trailer for the final season, set fifty years in the future.The network confirmed the air date in one of its commercial bumpers, where they answered a viewer’s question.“Hey stop ignoring questions about Samurai Jack,” Twitter user hegelbagel wrote.Adult Swim, always blunt, just came out and announced the date. You can watch the announcement below.last_img read more

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Conor McGregor fires another shot at the WWE roster after his earlier

first_img and how many watch Raw and Smackdown worldwide? Billions Wrestlemania match next year? Annihilon WhatsApp Mat Thompson: 2016 Wrestleview Spelling Bee Champ!!! August 7, 2016 at 10:03 pm Which goes to show me that a lot of people have bad taste. Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Lists The Shields Top 10 WinsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:04Loaded: 100.00%0:04Remaining Time -0:26 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 list August 7, 2016 at 2:25 pm Seth Rollins Chris Ronda Rousey Wayne Martin August 7, 2016 at 2:27 pm August 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm Now Playing Up Next Vince Roman Reigns Is Back, But Not Fighting For Belts Kurt Angle Shares Message In Support Of Roman Reigns Pinterest Cricket Wireless to host Live Twitter Q and A with Ric and Charlotte Flair September 17 Now Playing Up Next August 8, 2016 at 11:58 am Joey Janela comments on backstage incident with Big Cass at WrestlePro Event ”You’re” the size of my leg. Facebook Videos Articles Mat Thompson Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR August 7, 2016 at 1:44 pm Google+ Videos Articles Current UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor, who will challenge Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in a rematch, fired off another shot at WWE talent early Sunday morning.McGregor made headlines on Friday when he referred to WWE talent as “messed up p*ssies” during a conference call for UFC 202 where he was asked if he had any interest in getting involved in pro wrestling/sports entertainment in the future.The always outspoken McGregor then took to Twitter to take another shot at WWE talent.I didn’t mean no disrespect to the @wwe fans. What I meant to say was that I’d slap the head off your entire roster. And twice on Sunday’s.— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 7, 2016Not long later, WWE star Roman Reigns issued this response.Your the size of my leg. Shut up. https://t.co/fBVEdf8hE1— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) August 7, 2016 Now Playing Up Next Wayne Martincenter_img I know Roman didn’t come up with that joke on his own. Now Playing Up Next oddly enough, more people know Zack Ryder than this ultimate fighting pansy So if my grasp of the English language hasn’t failed me, McGregor’s double negative of “I didn’t mean no disrespect to the @wwe fans” actually means that he DOES mean disrespect to the WWE fans. While Roman’s remark also had a simple typo, McGregor proves to me that he can’t talk no good. @_@ WWE Watch Along to stream live on social media during Clash of Champions PPV John Johnson Conor’s last fights have over a million buys each. WWE as a whole barely gets that many subscribers at $10 a month. Another Top UFC fighter Is Calling Conor McGregor ‘Irrelevant’ Videos Articles August 8, 2016 at 9:01 am * you’re * Jack-ass! August 7, 2016 at 9:05 pm Christopher Jimerson WWE Announces Roman Reigns’ Retirement Twitter Christopher Jimerson assuming you’re right, and I doubt WWE has 2 million viewers worldwide, lot more, Ryder still gets more exposure than McGregor. Free or not is irrelevant, I never mentioned money, just recognition and the only way he gets any is running his mouth August 7, 2016 at 9:10 pm August 7, 2016 at 9:24 pm WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins diggs August 7, 2016 at 11:59 pm Wayne Martin John Johnson August 7, 2016 at 2:31 pm and how many watch Raw and Smackdown worldwide? BillionsNo. Not even close. A billion would be 1/6 of the planet. On a good day they get 2 million. For free. Reagan Ching 13 COMMENTS August 7, 2016 at 9:10 pm Shawn Michaels Now Playing Up Next Actually the WWE Network has more subscribers then the buyrates on his fights Comments are closed.last_img read more

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PeaceHealth offers hospice volunteer training

first_imgPeaceHealth Hospice and HomeCare will have opportunities to obtain volunteer training to assist hospice patients, families or children in grief.All volunteers are required to attend two basic training sessions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29 and May 6 where topics will include hospice history and basics, policies and regulations, emergency situations, infection control, understanding grief and more, according to a PeaceHealth press release.If you would like to volunteer with “Stepping Stones” children’s grief support group, you can attend a training session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26.If you would like to volunteer with PeaceHealth’s “No One Dies Alone” program, you can attend a 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10 session. No One Dies Alone works to ensure hospice patients without families will have a volunteer with them as they die.Volunteers who intend to help with patient care should attend a 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 training session.All training sessions will be held at PeaceHealth Hospice and HomeCare at 5400 MacArthur Blvd., Vancouver. Volunteers have a commitment of four hours per week for at least one year.For more information, email RSSW-HospiceVolunteerServices@peacehealth.org or call 360-696-5069.last_img read more

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POLICE LOG for June 20 Lowell Man Arrested On Warrant Disturbance At Savers

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights of the Wilmington Police Log for Thursday, June 20, 2019:Michael Lima Quadros (42, Lowell) was arrested on a warrant. Police came across Quadros in his vehicle in the Town Beach parking lot. (1:29am)Police assisted with a motor vehicle lockout at the RMV. (10:44am)A Glen Road caller reported a vehicle turned around in his driveway and struck his house. Car left towards Middlesex Avenue. Police confirmed minor damage. (12:08pm)A Central Street resident reported a black male dressed in black clothing and tall rain boots possibly soliciting in the area. Police unable to locate. (6:07pm)A caller reported a man was irate in the Savers store and appears to be threatening his children. Police responded and restored the peace. (7:46pm)(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedPOLICE LOG for August 20: Wilmington Man Arrested; Car vs. Tree; Concession Stand VandalizedIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for June 27: Stranger Enters Resident’s House; Man Denies Asking Young Girls To Follow HimIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 26: Wilmington Man Arrested For OUI; Tractor Trailer Takes Out Wall, Signs & HydrantIn “Police Log”last_img read more

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Ruf GT takes the 911 GTS up to 515 hp at the

first_img More about 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Enlarge ImageThe 991.2-based Ruf GT alongside the Ruf CTR Anniversary. Ruf Automobile Germany’s Ruf Automobile has once again built a higher-performing version of a Porsche model. Revealed Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show as Ruf celebrates its 80th anniversary, the new Ruf GT is based on the outgoing, 991.2-generation Porsche 911 GTS.The heart of the Ruf GT is a modified twin-turbo 3.0-liter flat-six rated for 515 horsepower and 476 pound-feet of torque, with a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. The car weighs in at just under 3,200 pounds and will rocket to 62 miles per hour in a claimed 3.4 seconds. New Ruf-designed bodywork includes a ducktail spoiler, diffuser and a splitter, all of which are said to keep the car stable at its claimed top speed of 199 mph. Other visual tweaks include black Ruf-branded wheels and red-painted calipers.Ruf GTEnlarge ImageNew wheels, a new spoiler and a new front splitter dress up the Ruf GT on the outside. Ruf Automobile Those are all healthy performance upgrades, given that the production GTS is rated for 450 hp and 405 lb-ft, needs 3.5 seconds to hit 60 mph with the dual-clutch transmission and has a top speed of 192 mph. Of course, with the new 992-generation Porsche 911 out now, we’re eager to see how much power that eventual GTS model will offer.Ruf also is using the Geneva show to deliver the first production version of the CTR Anniversary to a customer. The car was first shown at the 2017 Geneva show and pays homage to the original Ruf CTR, with a bespoke carbon-fiber chassis and a beefy 710 hp.”These two cars represent years of development, thousands of man hours and a lifetime of passion and enthusiasm,” Estonia Ruf, the company’s marketing director, said in a statement. “As we continue celebrating our 80th anniversary in 2019 these cars will be the centerpiece, each one embodying what makes a Ruf so special.” Post a comment Share your voice Apr 17 • The 2020 Jaguar XE gets its first major visual refresh Porsche • Review • 2018 Porsche 911 GTS: The ideal Carrera for street and track reading • Ruf GT takes the 911 GTS up to 515 hp at the Geneva Motor Show Mar 8 • VW is still ‘100 percent’ investigating a pickup truck for the US 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Tags 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better Mar 7 • The Ferrari F8 Tributo is the last of the nonhybrid V8s Geneva Motor Show 2019 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet first drive: The uber-roadster Mar 7 • New Peugeot 208 debuts i-Cockpit with 3D HUD Combo dashboard See All 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS: The just-right 911 More From Roadshow 0 50 Photos Geneva Motor Show 2019 Porsche Preview • 2018 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS: Best of the best? Performance Cars Coupeslast_img read more

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Complaints over bad roads streetlights

first_imgBowenpally: The lane of Bowenpally market is in a very bad condition and dwellers often complain about the bad road condition. It is nothing but the heap of sand, broken bricks and broken cement walls. Due to this, locals are facing hardship to travel on this stretch. Mathew, a local, said, “we are facing nightmarish experience to reach our destination. Also another backdrop of this road is that for the past one week the traffic single have not been working and also leading to traffic congestion.” The locals have complained to authorities concerned about this perennial problem several times and also asked the officials to construct a proper road in this area but no step is initiated yet.last_img read more

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Texas Lawmakers Eye Reform for States Special Education Benchmark

first_img To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: 00:00 /02:06 Listen X Share PexelsThe Texas Education Agency set a benchmark for how many students could receive special education in 2004.Last week, federal authorities ordered Texas to end its arbitrary benchmark for special education, unless state officials can show no child has been denied services.Some state lawmakers want to take further steps to eliminate the target, which has drastically limited the number of special ed students in public schools.“I plan on having a piece of legislation that pretty much says that the TEA (Texas Education Agency) and the school districts are not allowed by law to have any kind of set caps or limits on special education,” said state Rep. Gene Wu, D-Houston. “It’s just, ‘You may not do it.’”Federal law requires public schools to provide specialized education to all eligible students with any type of disability, and the U.S. Department of Education has put Texas officials on notice for its 12-year-old target.But some lawmakers want to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Many didn’t know children with disabilities could be denied services until a Houston Chronicle investigation. That’s how Wu found out.“I was enraged — I almost threw something at my monitor,” he said.The state’s de facto limit pressures school districts to enroll only 8.5 percent of their students in special ed. The national average is 13 percent.Besides a ban on a benchmark, lawmakers could also require more public scrutiny when the TEA creates rules.Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath has said that they’re conducting an internal probe. But state Sen. Jose Rodriguez, D-El Paso, doesn’t want to wait for the agency to make its own changes.“My understanding is that they’re not going to be getting around to it until the spring of 2017 when the session is well under way,” Rodriguez said.Rodriguez said that children need services sooner rather than later.“This isn’t just an issue of getting these services to these kids. This is also an issue of civil rights,” he added.New state laws would be a good step forward, according to Dustin Rynders. He’s an attorney with Disability Rights Texas. But he says it will take more to change the culture in Texas schools.“Educators have really gotten used to a system that discouraged evaluations and identification, so because of that, it’s going to require fresh steps and additional steps to make sure that schools are identifying students who need services,” Rynders said.He estimates that hundreds of thousands of children with disabilities have missed out on the kind of education they need and deserve. last_img read more

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