UK Received A Report From Caricom

first_img Bahamas to take 15-member delegation to CARICOM meeting set in Mo’Bay, Jamaica Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:CARICOM, daniel malcolm, UK Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales – The United Kingdom has acknowledged to MM on several occasions that it has received a report from Caricom which included advice on the current TCI Constitution…and yet, nothing. No word, no formal reply or opinion to TCIG or Caricom and nothing to demonstrate that it even counts worth the while what are the concerns of the 20 nations of the Caribbean Community related to the Turks and Caicos Islands, which is an Associate member of Caricom.Nonetheless, Chairman of the Constitutional Review Committee Mr Daniel Malcolm says this time, the UK will pay attention, that this exercise of public consultation is not cosmetic. QUOTE. With his team introduced and described as formidable, Mr Malcolm said residents need to show up to the seven public meetings and should reach out for any private meetings as the country discusses proposing a replacement constitution to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. QUOTE. Here is that meeting schedule. Next Tuesday, September 16 in Grand Turk at 6:30pm at the Ona Glinton Primary School… the Salt Shed in Salt Cay at 10am on Wednesday September 17… In Provo, September 18 at 6:30pm at the Gus Lightbourne Gym – that’s a week from today; South Caicos on September 25 at the Regatta Village at 6:30pm; North Caicos on September 30 at the Adelaide Omeler Primary at 6:30pm… on October 1st it is to Middle Caicos at the Community Center at 10am with a trip into North Caicos again, this time Kew for a meeting at the Hubert James primary school at 6:30pm again that meeting is October 1st. The exchange is expected to be robust, Daniel Malcolm giving media a glimpse into his style and his thoughts during the formal announcements yesterday at the office of the Premier. Recommended for you CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting discussions conclude on high note UN SG is Special Guest at Opening Ceremony for CARICOM Heads Meeting Wednesdaylast_img read more

OUT OF COUNTRY PREMIER AND GOVERNOR IN LONDON TALKS

first_img Related Items:governor peter beckingham, jmc, london, premier rufis ewing DR wants consulate office in TCI New Prison Supt & Officer of the Year Awarded Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp More motor mishaps; PDM Leader calls for Govt attention to illegal jitneys, again Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 01 Dec 2014 – The Premier and Governor are in London where the JMC meetings are in session; and yes there will be talk on Constitutional Reform and National Security at the Joint Ministerial Council. Hon Dr Rufus Ewing on Thursday told Magnetic Media that indeed an expanded presence is coming for the TCI in London…. The bigger office will opened with a party on Friday (Dec 5) night. We spoke to him about his attempt to purchase a new vehicle for the Office of the Premier; Hon Ewing was reluctant to expose if the matter truly angered him. In the end, the country’s leader who will now only be able to lease the Chevy Suburban, explained that those involved were following the letter of the law and his plan is to draft a report for the Integrity Commission to have the ordinance relaxed. last_img read more

ChoupoMoting hoping for Neymars swift recovery

first_imgParis Saint-Germain winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting fears that Neymar’s injury might be a big miss as he wished him a speedy recoveryThe Brazil skipper was taken off after only eight minutes of action, though replacement Richarlison netted the solitary goal of the game.Brazil doctor Rodrigo Lasmar eased fears over Neymar’s fitness, telling SporTV: “It does not appear to be a serious injury”. However, he said a scan will be needed on the injury.PSG face Liverpool in a crunch Champions League clash on November 28, with Neymar’s fellow forward Kylian Mbappe also injured on international duty.Choupo-Moting may be included in the starting XI if either attacker were injured for any length of time, but he has his fingers crossed for Neymar.Opinion: Neymar will earn respect back from the PSG fans Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 After completing his incredible return to Parc des Princes, we predict that Neymar will earn the respect back from PSG supporters.The situation between Neymar…“It would be worrying because he is a very important player, as all the players are,” he said, as quoted by FourFourTwo via Daily Mail.“No player is more important than the team. He’s a great player though and I hope he is not injured for a long time.“I talked quickly to him but it was just after the injury. I think it’s not too serious. I hope he will be ready next week for us.“He wanted to play. He really had an injury and felt something.”last_img read more

ASA Seeks Nominees for Young Leader Program

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) and Pioneer, a DuPont Company, are seeking nominees for the 2003 ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program. The Young Leader Program is recognized throughout the soybean industry for its longstanding tradition of identifying and cultivating excellent leaders, many of whom now play an integral role in the promotion of agriculture and the success of the soybean industry.”The ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program is a dynamic learning experience,” said ASA President Dwain Ford. “The instructors and program content are of the highest quality. This program provides information that the participant can start using immediately, not only in their business, but personally as well. As a graduate of the Young Leader program, I would encourage anyone who has an interest in improving their leadership skills to apply for the program. It will be an investment that will provide unlimited opportunities in the future.”The ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program is looking for soybean farmers who are innovative, assertive, young (or new) to leadership, and looking to make their mark in agriculture. The program, which began in 1984, has a tremendous record of success. Hundreds of program alumni have assumed significant leadership responsibilities in state and national agricultural organizations. Young Leaders are making a difference in agriculture by ensuring that the voice of the American farmer is heard.”Applicants selected as Young Leaders have an excellent opportunity to learn the key leadership skills necessary for high profile roles within agriculture,” said Kevin Turnblad, Pioneer Key Account Manager. “They do this through interactive training that utilizes instructors and materials that have been very successful in the real-world. Participants can also learn from each other and through the use of case studies of topics that are ‘front-burner’ and pivotal to the future of agriculture. If anyone is interested in making a difference in agriculture, this program is for you.”The 2003 class of Young Leaders and their spouses will participate in a challenging and educational leadership experience Feb. 24-26, 2003, in Charlotte, NC. This seminar will include leadership and issues training, and provide an opportunity for participants to meet and learn from other Young Leaders from around the country. The class will also take part in the Commodity Classic, Feb. 27–Mar. 1, 2003, rounding out a full week of learning, networking, and personal growth. In November 2003, participants will travel to Pioneer’s headquarters in Johnston, Iowa to complete their training.Nomination forms for the 2003 ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program have been mailed to all ASA members. Forms may also be obtained by calling (800) 688-7692 or on the web at www.SoyGrowers.com. Soybean producers are encouraged to apply themselves or nominate other producers as candidates for the program. Nominations should be returned to ASA by Friday, October 25, 2002. Each nominee will be asked to complete a one-page application form. One Young Leader couple will be selected from each of ASA’s state affiliates.last_img read more

Police investigate gangrelated shooting in east Vancouver

first_imgPolice are investigating a gang-related shooting that occurred in east Vancouver late Saturday night.Officers were called to 501 S.E. 123rd Ave. just before 11 p.m. Saturday for reports of gunshots heard. When they arrived, they found a 20-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds that police said were not life-threatening.Police have not identified a suspect, Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said. The agency’s Safe Streets Task Force is investigating the incident.The name of the person injured was not released.last_img

Charlton Morris introduces unlimited holiday for senior consultants

first_imgExecutive search firm Charlton Morris has introduced unlimited holiday for its senior consultants to help staff achieve a better work-life balance.The Leeds-based organisation is offering unlimited holiday to consultants who have been with the business for two years or more as a way to reward staff for their continued hard work, as well as provide employees with more freedom and flexibility to encourage a better work-life balance.Eligible employees will be able to book time off work whenever they want. Currently, 14 of the organisation’s 41 employees are eligible for the benefit.The unlimited holiday is one of several benefits introduced in the first week of January. Other new initiatives include reduced working hours and extended lunch breaks.The new benefits will sit alongside established initiatives including subsidised gym membership, social outings and holiday incentives to destinations such as Las Vegas and Barcelona.Andy Shatwell (pictured), managing director at Charlton Morris, said: “We pride ourselves on doing things differently, and we want to stand out from the crowd when it comes to recruitment firms in Leeds. One thing we really wanted to move away from was the idea that recruitment is a ferocious industry which involves high turnover of staff and, while lucrative, [it’s] not sustainable.“These measures were all geared towards making Charlton Morris a place to have a successful career for our current and future employees, and to make us stand out from the competition.”last_img read more

Convocation site turns into ashes

first_imgThe adorned convocation site with sitting arrangements for 5,000 people of Bangladesh Agricultural University`s 57th founding anniversary. Photo: Shahiduzzaman SagarBangladesh Agricultural University’s convocation site, which was decorated with expensive materials, to hold a reunion, was burnt to ashes early Sunday.The programme, organised to celebrate the university’s 57th founding anniversary, was scheduled to be attended by the president, also chancellor of the university.The gutted convocation site on Sunday following the fire. Photo: Shahiduzzaman SagarAn amount of Tk 3 million was spent for making the stage and pandal at the site to celebrate the university’s success in the past 57 years and also for hosting an alumni reunion.However, the university authorities, at an emergency meeting, decided to hold the programme at another venue — Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin auditorium — at the campus in Mymensingh at 2:00pm Sunday.President Abdul Hamid is still expected to attend as chief guest at the programme, the university’s vice-chancellor Md. Ali Akbar said.Within a few minutes the fire turned severe on Saturday night. Photo: Shahiduzzaman SagarAccording to witnesses, around 12:00am a man saw flames over the pandal, that had sitting arrangements for 5,000 people. The fire spread out within moments.Seven units of Mymensingh fire service rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire in an hour.By the time the fire fighters brought the blaze under control, chairs, fans, sound system and LED screens were damaged.“We managed to douse the blaze in an hour. The fire might have been caused by an electric short-circuit,” Mymensingh fire service and civil defence deputy director in charge Shahidur Rahman said.The bamboos used for decoration fell down after being burnt. Photo: Shahiduzzaman SagarThe university vice chancellor said guests and alumni had already arrived and that is why they chose Zainul Abedin auditorium as an alternative venue.This auditorium, however, accommodates only 2,000 people. Sitting arrangements for the rest will be made in adjacent places and a giant screen would also be set up to show the programme.The president is also scheduled to lay foundation stone of haor and char development institution to be set up by the university’s health centre.last_img

Lets Talk About It

first_imgTitle: ‘Let’s Talk About It’ Author: Dr. Tara Doaty-MundellRelease Date: April 9, 2014Dr. Tara Doaty-Mundell holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Howard University, and has obtained certifications in evidenced-based practices for parent and child attachment and has worked with parents and families for 15 years. She has developed curricula on family dynamics, parenting, and recovery from addiction.In 2012, she founded Sage Wellness Group, and provides program and staff professional development, and clinical groups for clients and families. She has partnerships with corporate businesses, non-profit organizations, churches, hospitals/medical centers, and institutions of higher learning. Dr. Doaty-Mundell has been the keynote speaker and facilitator of trainings on Mindfulness, Trauma, Parenting, Client Engagement, and Bereavement and currently works as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame of Maryland University. She serves on the board of directors for Mosaic Community Services and on the Advisory Board of The Carpenter’s House.Dr. Doaty-Mundell resides in Baltimore, Maryland with her husband and three children. What was the impetus for writing this book?I wrote this book as a way to begin the conversation between parents, caregivers, and teachers and children about their emotional well-being. One of the things I have learned from my work with parents is that there is a strong desire to connect with our children emotionally, however, sometimes we don’t know how. This book is a way to get the conversation about our children and their feelings started. A lot of children’s books place emphasis on physical activity, and academic achievement and while those issues are of great importance, this is a way that lets us know that their mental health is just as important. What’s the overall theme?The overall theme is exploring our feelings. The book contains five short stories, covering Mindfulness meditation, bullying, peer pressure, feeling shy, and self-esteem, and in each of these stories, the goal is to allow children to understand that their feelings, along with the feelings of others should be recognized and validated. What surprised you about the development of the book?I was surprised to learn that there is much more material to cover as it relates to providing children with images and storylines that they can relate to, especially as it pertains to their emotional well-being. From this observation, I made the decision to take each of the themes presented in ‘Let’s Talk About It’ and turn them into their own separate books, which is exciting! For what audience is your book written?My audience is children up to age 11/12…and the adults who love them! I feel as though we can all learn to express our feelings, and by having our children express how they feel about certain situations, we, as adults have the opportunity to create a safe space by relating to those shared emotions. What one thing do you most want the reader to learn?I want readers to learn that their feelings are important—they matter. I also want them to learn the connection between their bodies and their emotions. In the Mindful of Me story, I introduce readers to the practice of Mindful meditation, which calls for us to become in tune with our bodies and notice and honor those “butterflies” we may feel in our stomachs which signal anxiety or feeling nervous, and different techniques we can use to calm ourselves. What did you learn during the writing process?A lot! I learned that done is better than perfect. A lot of time we delay the process because we want it to be perfect. If it is done, we can then re-submit it and make the necessary changes. Any advice for aspiring writers?Do it….people need to read your work and get lost in your words.last_img read more

Frogger arcade game has a new world record high score

first_imgWhile all the kids these days spend their time fawning over HD graphics and realistic physics in video games, a small but dedicated group of gamers is continuing to grind away on classic arcade cabinets. Even after decades, new world record high scores are being posted on some of these iconic games. Fans of the obstacle dodging game Frogger have a new champion this week, and he’s Michael Smith, a 45 year-old software engineer from Virginia.Smith’s winning score was 971,440, which pretty thoroughly destroyed the previous high score of 896,980 from Paul Laffaye in 2010. Interestingly, much of the impetus for this battle goes back to a mid-90s episode of the sitcom Seinfeld. In one famous episode, George Costanza goes to great lengths to save a Frogger machine that contains his high score of 860,630. Laffaye’s record was widely reported for being the first one to actually break Costanza’s fictional score.Smith says his quest to win the record began when he saw an article on Laffaye beating the Seinfeld record. It didn’t take long to succeed once Smith got into it. He set up a camera on a tripod to film his progress. He would later rewatch the videos to learn where he went wrong and what the best routes were. This, ladies and gentlemen, is determination.There’s no giant cash prize at the end of the struggle for Smith, just a little recognition. Apparently he’s hoping to continue on after a little break to reach 1 million points. Hats off to him.More at patrickscottpatterson via Kotakulast_img read more

VIDEO LaVar Balls dad says LaVar Ball could beat Michael Jordan oneonone

first_imgLaVar Ball is the best known athlete parent in sports today. He’s known for making idiotic statements, most notably that he could beat Michael Jordan in one-one.Well, LaVar’s got a dad, too, and his pops doesn’t mind saying ridiculous crap either. TMZ caught up with the original Big Baller and asked him about LaVar’s claim he could take down MJ. In true Ball family form, grandpa backed up his son’s delusion:Yes. When he was younger and he was 6’6”, 270, I would’ve put him against anybody.”The Ball family, talking ish well into the golden years. Look out for the Big Baller therapeutic walking shoes for $600. They’re gonna be fire. Maybe grandpa hasn’t seen the video yet:last_img

The Alexaenabled Big Mouth Billy Bass and other twerking toys go

first_imgIn September, Amazon launched its Alexa Gadgets Toolkit into beta, allowing hardware makers to build accessories that pair with Amazon Echo over Bluetooth. Today, one of the most memorable (and quite ridiculous) examples of that technology is going live. Yes, I’m talking about the Alexa-enabled Big Mouth Billy Bass, of course. You know, the talking fish that hangs on the wall, and has now been updated to respond to Alexa voice commands?Amazon first showed off this technology over a year ago at an event at its Seattle headquarters, then this fall confirmed the talking fish would be among the debut products to use its new Alexa Gadgets Toolkit.The toolkit lets developers build Alexa-connected devices that use things like lights, sound chips or even motors, in order to work with Alexa interfaces like notifications, timers, reminders, text-to-speech and wake-word detection.The talking fish can actually do much of that.According to the company’s announcement, Big Mouth Billy Bass can react to timers, notifications and alarms, and can play Amazon Music. It also can lip sync to Alexa spoken responses when asked for information about the weather, news or random facts.And it will sing an original song, “Fishin’ Time.”When the gadget is plugged in and turned on, it responds: “Woo-hoo, that feels good!”(Oh my god, who is getting me this for Christmas?)“This is not your father’s Big Mouth Billy Bass,” said vice president of Product Development at Gemmy Industries, Steven Harris, in a statement about the product’s launch. “Our new high-tech version uses the latest technology from Amazon to deliver a hilarious and interactive gadget that takes everyday activities to a fun new level.”The fish can be wall-mounted or displayed using an included tabletop easel, the company says.[embedded content]The pop culture gag gift was first sold back in 1999, and is now updating its brand for the Alexa era.Obviously, Big Mouth Billy Bass is not a product that was ever designed to be taken seriously — but it should be interesting to see if the updated, “high-tech version” has any impact on this item’s sales.The idea to integrate Alexa into the talking fish actually began in 2016, when an enterprising developer hacked the fish to work with Alexa, much to the internet’s delight. His Facebook post showcasing his work attracted 1.8 million views.The Alexa-connected fish is $39.99 on Amazon.com.The fish isn’t the only Alexa product Gemmy has developed. It’s also launching a twerking Santa and Christmas Bear — also both $40 — that dance to the beats of Amazon Music and react to Alexa notifications, timers and alarms.When you say “Alexa,” the plushies start dancing. These toys, too, use the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit, the company says.(h/t Business Insider)last_img read more

Live Man missing weather warning two arrests after chase and more

first_img Video Loading Video Unavailable Watch again The video will start in 1Cancel Play now Watch Next We pay for stories! Send your videos to video@trinitymirror.comWelcome to The Sentinel’s breaking news service bringing you all the latest updates from Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire on Thursday, March 29 Our team of reporters will be updating this live service with all the latest on the weather, traffic and travel as well as news, sport and entertainment through the day. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates in our live news feed below. For the latest news and breaking news visit www.thesentinel.co.uk . Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @ SentinelStaffs – the official Sentinel account – real news in real time. We’re also on www.facebook.com/sentinelstaffs – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire. 21:50Kitchen fire (Image: Google Maps)Firefighters are urging families to be careful when cooking over the Bank Holiday weekend after attending to a kitchen fire earlier this evening.Crews from Hanley and Sandyford were called to a property in Baker Crescent South, in Baddeley Green, shortly after 8.30pm tonight (March 29).When firefighters arrived they found a cooker had been on fire but was already out. Read more.20:59A50 UttoxeterOne lane is closed due to a broken down vehicle on the A50 Westbound between junction seven, Cubley and Derby Road. Lane One, of two, is closed.20:49A50 eastboundTraffic returned to normal and road cleared, accident cleared on A50 Eastbound near A522, Uttoxeter and Upper Tean. It was affecting traffic between Cresswell and Uttoxeter.20:26Accident update Accident cleared on Redhills Road in both directions between Birches Head Road and Milton Road. 20:16Bin collections as normalFamilies living in two local authorities will have their bins collected as they normally would over the Bank Holiday period.Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Cheshire East Council have tonight revealed their usual collections will continue on Good Friday and Easter Monday.The city council said:All bin collections will be running as normal over the Easter weekend, so if your collection is due to take place on either the Friday or Monday bank holidays, they will be collected as normal. While Cheshire East Council said:Please note that bin collections scheduled to take place on Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday will go ahead as normal. Please place your wheelie bins outside, ready for collection. 19:46’Technical difficulties’Police officers are asking families to only call 999 in an emergency – even though their 101 line is experiencing technical problems.Officers are at Cheshire Police are currently unable to accept calls through its non-emergency line.It is not currently known what is causing the technical issues or when residents will be able to call 101 to get through to police officers. Read more.19:24Seatbelt clampdownPolice officers have revealed they caught dozens of drivers flouting seatbelt laws during a week-long enforcement campaign. Cheshire Police officers issued 54 traffic offence reports in the week between March 12 and March 18 during the European Seatbelt Enforcement campaign. Read more.18:44Motorway overnight closureThe M6 carriageway is closed northbound tonight between junctions 14 and 15. The closure is expected from 10pm to 5am. 18:41M6 CheshireHighways England:The broken down car has now been recovered and all lanes are open again on the m6 northbound J18-J19 in Cheshire. Delays remain between these 2 junctions but they are clearing steadily. Have a safe journey18:06A50 eastbound Slow traffic and partially blocked due to accident, one vehicle involved on A50 Eastbound near A522, Upper Tean. 17:48M6 lane closureHeavy traffic and one lane closed because of an accident on the M6 in Staffordshire.Lane three, of three, is closed southbound between junction 14, Stafford North, and junction 13, Stafford South. 17:37Shopped banned from selling alcoholA shop has been stripped of its alcohol licence and a police investigation uncovered a string of breaches.Dartmouth Food and Wine in Burslem has had its licence revoked by Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s licensing sub-committee just weeks after its owners appeared in court for eight breaches. Read more.17:19A52Traffic is moving slowly on the A52 in both directions at Station Road in the roadworks area.16:47M6 trafficThere is very slow traffic on the M6 southbound between junction 19, Knutsford, and junction 18, Middlewich and Holmes Chapel.16:21Bucknall RoadHeavy traffic on Bucknall Road inbound from A52 Leek Road to Hanley.16:15M6 northboundQueuing traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between J12, Gailey, and J13, Stafford South. All traffic was temporarily held until around 3.30pm but all restrictions have now been lifted. 14:20Police searching for man missing after leaving Victoria Hall in the early hours of the morningRobert Cox was seen leaving the Hanley venue, where he was working, at around 2am this morning. More here.Robert Cox (Image: Staffordshire Police)13:33Disruption on trains between Stafford and Lichfield due to issues at RugeleyWest Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway said:Road transport provided by Leons will shuttle between Stafford & Lichfield Trent Valley until further notice.Due to a fault with the signalling system between Stafford and Rugeley Trent Valley.Train services running through these stations may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 14:30.”13:26Two arrested following police chase in Stoke-on-TrentPolice used a stinger on the car after it failed to stop in the early hours of the morning. More here.13:21Photos from the earlier accident on the A500Photos from the accident on the A500 (Image: Cheshire Police)12:44Met Office Yellow Weather Warning issued as snow forecast for Easter MondayA Met Office yellow severe weather warning is in force as snow is expected across much of Great Britain. More here.The warning covering the area (Image: Met Office)11:21Slow traffic on the M6Slow traffic on M6 Southbound at J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel). In the roadworks area.Within the smart motorway works.11:18A500 partially blocked after accident involving van and lorryWe’ll bring you updates on this story as we get them. More here.11:01Reports of #serious’ accident on A500Queueing traffic and partially blocked due to serious accident, van and lorry involved on A500 Northbound at M6 J16 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent).The accident has taken place on approach to the roundabout.10:43Manhunt after fraudster absconds from prisonAbdoulie Gassama has absconded from HMP Sudbury near the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border. More here. Abdoulie Gassama (Image: Derbyshire Police)08:51Long delays continue on A50Queueing traffic, partially blocked and long delays due to broken down car on A50 Westbound at A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout), congestion to B5029 Grindley Lane (Creda Roundabout / Meir Heath / Blythe Bridge). Travel time is around 40 minutes.The breakdown has happened on approach to the roundabout. Police say the breakdown is in a dangerous place and are awaiting recovery of the vehicle.08:25Bargain Booze owner to file for administration – with 2,500 jobs at riskConviviality has announced the plan to appoint administrators unless ‘circumstances change’. More here.08:24Bucknall Road busy but movingBucknall Road inbound busy but moving from A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights) to Hanley Town centre. 08:00Two broken down vehicles causing delays this morningOne lane blocked due to broken down vehicle on A500 D Road Northbound at A52 Shelton Old Road / A5006 Stoke Road (Stoke Road Interchange), congestion on A500 D Road to A50 (Sideway Roundabout). Traffic is coping well.Lane one (of two) is blocked, just as the main carriageway goes underneath the junction.Queueing traffic and partially blocked due to broken down vehicle on A50 Westbound at A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout), congestion on A50 Uttoxeter Road to Upper Normacot Road. Approach with care. Travel time is around 25 minutes.Police say the breakdown is in a dangerous place and are awaiting recovery of the vehicle.07:56Broken down vehicle on A50 updateQueueing traffic and partially blocked due to broken down vehicle on A50 Westbound at A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout), congestion to Upper Normacot Road. Approach with care. Travel time is around 20 minutes.Police say the breakdown is in a dangerous place and are awaiting recovery of the vehicle. Click to playTap to playcenter_img How to download The Sentinel’s new FREE app Share this video Stoke Sentinel app launch Launch video for the Stoke Sentinel app.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmute0:01/1:15Loaded: 0%0:01Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-1:14 SharePlayback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Driver injured in crash along Helpmekaar Road Ladysmith

first_imgClick to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite The driver of a light motor vehicle allegedly lost control and veered off the road last night (June 16) along Helpmekaar Road near Limit Hill.Public Safety and emergency personnel responded to the scene.The driver of the vehicle sustained moderate injuries.It took under an hour for officials to clear the scene of the crash.last_img

ASRT Opens New Museum and Archives

first_imgIn addition to the interactive components, a number of pieces of vintage equipment are on display, including a Picker fluoroscopy unit, a 1935 GE portable “suitcase model” X-ray unit and a military field X-ray unit from World War II. More than 300 artifacts are on display.The museum also honors some of the profession’s pioneers. Special attention is given to Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, the physicist who discovered the X-ray in 1895; two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie, who conducted groundbreaking research on radioactivity; and Ed Jerman, founder of the American Association of Radiological Technicians, the precursor to the ASRT.For more information: www.asrt.org FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 123PreviousNext Feature | Radiology Imaging | July 28, 2015 ASRT Opens New Museum and Archives Touch tables, video screens and hands-on exhibits highlight radiologic technology’s past, present and futurecenter_img July 28, 2015 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has opened the ASRT Museum and Archives, a 4,500-square-foot museum devoted to collecting, preserving and sharing the radiologic technology profession’s rich history.The result of three years of planning and preparation, the museum mirrors the high-tech, high-touch nature of medical imaging and radiation therapy. It features state-of-the art exhibits and interactive displays that showcase the profession’s past, present and future.Within the walls of the museum are a mix of touch tables, video screens and hands-on exhibits. The touch screens allow visitors to interact with digital media and see the profession in a different light. The videos focus on historical highlights ranging from Thomas Edison’s experiments with fluoroscopy to battlefield radiography during World War II, and the hands-on exhibits allow visitors to touch and feel history. Activities that visitors can participate in include:Dressing up in replicas of vintage radiation protection apparel, including lead-lined leather aprons and “bucket” head gear;Trying to beat the clock by assembling a scale-model replica of a World War II portable X-ray unit in less than 8 minutes, which was the expectation for radiographers serving in medical field units in the U.S. Army; andInteracting with four touch tables that allow viewers to peek inside digital copies of historical books and manuscripts, learn about the profession’s leaders and build a collage of the human body out of assorted medical images.last_img read more

The DEA and ICE reportedly plan to turn streetlights to covert surveillance

first_imgAccording to some federal contracting documents, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are placing an undisclosed number of covert surveillance cameras, reported Quartz on Saturday. The Federal Procurement Data System shows that DEA has paid roughly $22,000 to a company named Cowboy Streetlight Concealments LLC for “video recording and reproducing equipment” since June this year. The recent acquisitions from Cowboy Streetlight Cocealmets have been funded by ICE offices in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. In addition to streetlights, these surveillance cameras are also placed inside traffic barrels. Christie Crawford, who owns Cowboy Streetlight Concealments with her husband told Quartz that she can’t reveal the details about the company’s federal contracts: “We do streetlight concealments and camera enclosures. Basically, there are businesses out there that will build concealments for the government and that’s what we do. They specify what’s best for them, and we make it. And that’s about all I can probably say.” But she did add that: “I can tell you this—things are always being watched. It doesn’t matter if you’re driving down the street or visiting a friend, if government or law enforcement has a reason to set up surveillance, there’s great technology out there to do it.” Last week, a solicitation was issued by DEA for “concealments made to house network PTZ camera, cellular modem, cellular compression device”. The solicitation shows that they intended to give the contract to Obsidian Integration LLC  an Oregon company with a sizable number of federal law enforcement customers. Chad Marlow, a senior advocacy and policy counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union, told Quartz that efforts to put cameras in street lights have been proposed before by local law enforcement as part of a “smart” LED streetlight system: “It basically has the ability to turn every streetlight into a surveillance device, which is very Orwellian to say the least. In most jurisdictions, the local police or department of public works are authorized to make these decisions unilaterally and in secret. There’s no public debate or oversight.” To read the full report, head over to the Quartz website. Read Next Australia’s Facial recognition and identity system can have “chilling effect on freedoms of political discussion, the right to protest and the right to dissent”: The Guardian report Amazon tried to sell its facial recognition technology to ICE in June, emails reveal Four IBM facial recognition patents in 2018, we found intriguinglast_img read more

Lebanon airline employee disciplined over remark

first_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement In recent years, the foreign maids’ work conditions _ long hours, little pay and alleged physical abuse _ have come under increasing scrutiny in Lebanon. Some private beaches in the country have barred foreign workers, and not all have complied with a Tourism Ministry directive earlier this year to halt such practices, Houry said.He lauded the social media campaign protesting Saturday’s airport incident, calling it a sign of change.“The latest incident shows that more and more people in Lebanon are angry and tired of this racism that exists,” Houry said, while urging the government to do more to protect foreign workers.“What we have been missing are concrete new policies, a new enforcement mechanism to put an end to it,” he said. “It is no longer the time for nice words.”Abed Shaheen, a Lebanese businessman based in Dubai, witnessed Saturday’s incident while waiting to board a flight at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport. The flight was delayed and passengers, including about two dozen domestic workers from Asia, were talking among themselves, he said.At one point, a woman staffing the counter at the gate took a loudspeaker and announced, “Filipino people, stop talking,” Shaheen said. He said the woman’s male colleague corrected her, telling her the travelers were from Nepal, not the Philippines. The woman proceeded to admonish the group twice more, giggling as she did so. Shaheen said he was outraged and walked up to the counter to complain. He said he was brushed off by the two members of the ground staff and was told they would do as they please.He later launched a protest campaign on Facebook and Twitter and sent an email to MEAG, an MEA subsidiary that handles ground services. Shaheen said he received a call from a senior official in MEAG and was promised the company would investigate.On Tuesday, MEA said on its Facebook page that it investigated Saturday’s incident, which it portrayed it as an isolated case of “misbehavior” by an MEAG passenger service agent.The airline said severe disciplinary action has been taken against an employee, but did not elaborate.An MEA official said the woman was fired, and that disciplinary action was being considered against her male colleague. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case with the media.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Comments   Share   Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) – An official said Tuesday that an employee of Lebanon’s national airline MEA was fired after a passenger complained in a social media campaign that the worker humiliated travelers from the Philippines at the Beirut airport and told them over the loudspeaker, “Filipino people, stop talking.”The incident is part of what human rights groups say is widespread discrimination and abuse of foreign workers in Lebanon. More than 200,000 women from Asia and Africa work as maids in the country of 4 million people, said Nadim Houry, a researcher in Lebanon for the New York-based group Human Rights Watch. Top Stories Sponsored Stories Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk 5 ways to recognize low testosteronelast_img read more

Road works to cause disruption on highway

first_imgRoad works on the Nicosia-Limassol highway will be carried out from Monday until Friday, the public works department announced.According to the department, the right lane in both directions will be closed for approximately 300m close to the Moni exit between 10am and 4pm.The works are expected to finish at around noon on Friday.You May LikeCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityMake earthquake insurance a family priorityCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoIcePopMan Notices A Strange Hole In This Lake, So He Gets A Drone, Flies It Inside And Captures ThisIcePopUndo Authorities release five of 12 Israeli rape suspects, seven due in court FridayUndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoNicosia will use ‘all diplomatic means at its disposal’ to counter Turkish actionsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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