SecretaryGeneral arrives in Morocco to address global conference

In his speech to the gathering organized by the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) tomorrow, Mr. Ban is expected to spotlight the need for enhanced ways of working together as global interdependence deepens.He will identify three main challenges for global governance: ensuring that the global economy works for all people; combating climate change; and addressing new challenges, such as migration and organized crime.The three-day gathering in Marrakech will draw some 140 representatives from governments, the private sector, academia and the media.While in the country, the Secretary-General will meet with Morocco’s King Mohammed VI and the UN Country Team in the capital, Rabat.From Morocco, he will travel to Strasbourg, France, to address the Council of Europe and meet with European officials. 15 October 2010Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon touched down in Morocco today, where he will address an international policy conference on the theme of global governance. read more

Vancouver warns homeowners to fill in forms on empty homes tax or

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is warning homeowners if they fail to declare their property status by Feb. 2, they will face the city’s empty homes tax plus a $250 fine.The tax is one per cent of a home’s assessed value.It affects any property that is not a principal residence and is not occupied for six months a year.Robertson says property owners can expect to receive instructions in the mail starting this week on how to make their declarations.He says there is a $10,000 fine for false declarations and the city is in the process of setting up an enforcement system that will include hiring staff in the new year.The tax is the first of its kind in Canada and is aimed at freeing up as many as 20,000 units for rent as the city’s vacancy rate hovers near zero.Robertson says the city must do everything it can to ease the housing crunch, and it’s also proceeding with a plan to open 600 new units of temporary modular housing for the homeless. read more

Nazi scum off our streets Demonstrators clash outside PPC Leader Maxime Bernier

HAMILTON — A protest outside an event by People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier took a violent turn Sunday evening as demonstrators clashed with supporters and those attending, with several people led away in handcuffs.A fight broke out near the entrance of a hall at Hamilton’s Mohawk College before the talk was set to begin, and police said four people were arrested for breach of the peace and later released. No injuries were reported.Demonstrators, some covering part of their faces with bandannas or balaclavas, hoisted signs that read “White supremacy is terrorism” and “Refugees welcome here” as they yelled chants of “Nazi scum, off our streets” at those going inside.Some attempted to prevent people from entering the building and at one point blocked the path of an elderly woman who was using a walker, yelling at her and her companion.A group of People’s Party supporters, at least one wearing a Make America Great Again hat, occasionally shouted at the protesters from behind a barrier of police officers.Story continues belowThis advertisement has not loaded yet,but your article continues below.Speaking to reporters after the event, Bernier lamented the disturbance outside and said his party and his policies are misunderstood.“For me, that was the first experience and I must admit that I didn’t like it. It’s not Canadian,” he said of the epithets hurled by protesters.Related Rhino Party says its Maxime Bernier to run in same riding as PPC’s Maxime Bernier Maxime Bernier: I’m coming out against supply management — and I want all Conservatives to join me Maxime Bernier ‘indefinitely’ postpones publishing book critical of Tory leader Andrew Scheer “These people didn’t take time to read our platform because what they were saying, it is not who we are and who I am as a politician, so that’s too bad that they didn’t want to have any discussion,” he said.“We cannot debate when people don’t want to look at what you’re saying in reality.”The event, a roundtable discussion on free speech involving Bernier and American political commentator David Rubin, has proven polarizing in a city that some experts describe as a hot bed for the far right.The school has faced criticism for allowing Bernier to rent the facility, with some accusing the institution of providing a platform for hate speech.Rubin, meanwhile, tweeted last week that the event had been cancelled due to “threats from Antifa,” stirring allegations of censorship. He later clarified the talk was still taking place.Mohawk College’s president has said the school is bound by a “government-mandated freedom of speech policy” that requires it to provide opportunities for anyone to voice their views.“The event in question involves a member of a federal political party that is recognized in the national discourse,” Ron McKerlie tweeted earlier this month.“Rental of this space does not represent an endorsement of the views of the organizers. Our policy is clear about events inciting hate.”For me, that was the first experience and I must admit that I didn’t like it. It’s not CanadianBernier has denounced “mass immigration” and “extreme multiculturalism,” and has promised to dramatically reduce the number of immigrants admitted to Canada, saying the country should look after its own citizens first.He has also said climate change does not pose an imminent threat.Bernier, who was greeted with a standing ovation, touched on those positions Sunday in a discussion that began with a moderator thanking the crowd for “pushing back against the fascism that’s happening outside.”Just days after massive climate change rallies took place across the country, Bernier described the issue as a “religion” and said he hoped people would soon “wake up.”A segment of the crowd booed when a moderator mentioned teen activist Greta Thunberg, who spearheaded the movement.Bernier also vowed to repeal the Canadian Multiculturalism Act and promote Canadian culture and values. read more

Annan names independent panel to probe OilforFood allegations

Video of the press briefing [25mins] United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan today announced the formation of the independent panel that will conduct an inquiry into allegations of impropriety in the administration and management of the Iraq Oil-for-Food Programme. The panel will be chaired by Paul A. Volcker, former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System. Its other two members are Justice Richard Goldstone of South Africa, who previously served as the Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and Mark Pieth of Switzerland, a Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Basel with expertise in money-laundering. According to the terms of reference that will govern the independent inquiry, the panel will have the authority to investigate whether the procedures established by the UN for the administration and management of the Programme were violated; determine whether any United Nations officials, personnel, agents or contractors engaged in any illicit or corrupt activities in the carrying out of their respective roles in relation to the Programme, and; determine whether the accounts of the Programme were in order and were maintained in accordance with UN regulations and rules.To ensure a thorough and meticulous inquiry, the members of the independent panel will have the authority to access all relevant UN records and information, written or unwritten, and to interview all relevant UN officials and personnel. The panel is authorized to obtain records and interviews from persons unaffiliated with the UN who may have knowledge relevant to the inquiry, including allegations of impropriety. It is also authorized to seek cooperation from UN Member States to conduct its inquiry.In a separate action today, the Security Council adopted unanimously a resolution welcoming the appointment of the panel and calling upon the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), Iraq and all other Member States – including their national regulatory authorities – to fully cooperate with the inquiry.In addition, within three months of the initiation of its work, the panel should provide the Secretary-General with a status report of its work. The Secretary General has stated that he will employ his authority so that the Organization’s privileges and immunities do not impede efforts to hold accountable those who have engaged in unacceptable conduct.”Obviously, these are serious allegations which we take seriously, and this is why we’ve put together a very serious group to investigate it,” the Secretary-General told the press today at UN Headquarters. “The organization will take whatever steps may be appropriate to address the issues raised by the inquiry. We have assembled a group of respected individuals that I hope will complete its work as soon as practicable.””As to the impact on our activities in Iraq, I hope the Iraqis realize that even if there have been wrongdoings by certain members on the UN staff, the UN, as a whole, did make a genuine effort to fill in their humanitarian needs,” he added. “There were hundreds of UN staff who worked very hard and diligently to establish the food distribution system and ensure that supplies did go in and, I think, that positive aspect of it should not be overlooked either.”As provided in the terms of reference, the panel’s report will be made public. read more

Toronto stock market takes back some of the recent declines dollar rises

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by David Friend, The Canadian Press Posted Mar 12, 2015 6:55 am MDT TORONTO – The Toronto stock market rebounded on Thursday as traders took back some of the losses from earlier in the week.The S&P/TSX composite index rose 31.52 points to close at 14,770.72, boosted by financial stocks and the metal and mining sector.Financials stocks were broadly higher, with the sector rising 0.8 per cent. Both Manulife Financial (TSX:MFC) and TD Bank (TSX:TD) were among the biggest traders on the TSX.Meanwhile, the metals and mining sector rose 1.5 per cent with March copper up 5.3 cents at US$2.66 a pound. April gold bullion closed ahead $1.30 at US$1,151.90 an ounce.“We have entered a period where we should expect greater volatility and less of a magnitude of returns than we are used to,” said Kash Pashootan, vice-president of First Avenue Advisory in Ottawa.“I feel it’s healthy. If we were not seeing that volatility, and we continued to see markets gain at the same robust nature as we have in the past five years, that’s when I would start to be concerned.”The Canadian dollar moved ahead 0.36 of a cent to 78.72 cents US as the U.S. greenback eased off its relentless climb against key international currencies.The move came as the Royal Bank bank downgraded its latest economic forecast for 2015 after a sharp drop in energy prices.The bank projects Canada’s real GDP to grow by 2.4 per cent this year — a reduction of 0.3 percentage points from its forecast issued last December. RBC said while the drop in energy prices is a negative for the oil and gas sector, much of the weakness will be offset by stronger consumer spending and exports.On the commodity markets, the April crude contract ended near a six-week low, falling $1.12 to US$47.05 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, as the TSX energy sector dropped 1.5 per cent.“Our view is the Canadian economy will be sluggish for the next three years at best, potentially longer,” Pashootan said.“This fall in oil prices couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Canadian economy because it further compounds the challenge from a job loss and consumer confidence perspective.”In the U.S., traders changed their tune on expectations surrounding the Federal Reserve’s policy on interest rates. A weak retail sales report issued Thursday morning appeared to push expectations on a rate hike until later in the year.The shift in sentiment helped the Dow Jones industrials jump 259.83 points, to 17,895.22, the Nasdaq climbed 43.35 points to 4,893.29 while the S&P 500 index edged up 25.71 points to 2,065.95.In corporate news, Empire Co. Ltd. (TSX:EMP.A), the parent of the Sobey’s grocery chain, earned $123.6 million for the quarter, up from a $400,00 a year ago. Sales slipped to $5.94 billion compared with $6 billion. Empire shares dropped 95 cents to $90.00.Transat AT Inc. (TSX:TRZ.B) said it’s aiming for $100 million of cost savings and margin improvements by 2017. Part of the plan includes saving $45 million in 2015. The tour operator posted a deeper net loss of $64.3 million in the first quarter compared to $25.6 million a year earlier. Transat shares were down 60 cents $6.10.Follow @dj_friend on Twitter. Toronto stock market takes back some of the recent declines, dollar rises read more

Horchler leads North Florida past Florida AM 8162

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Noah Horchler tossed in 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the floor and North Florida dominated the first half and cruised to an 81-62 victory over Florida A&M on Thursday night.Wajid Aminu totalled 12 points and eight rebounds for the Ospreys (3-5), who returned home after a four-game road trip and beat the Rattlers (2-5) for a fifth straight time. Garrett Sams and Trip Day scored 10 apiece, Carter Hendricksen snagged 10 rebounds and Ivan Gandia-Rosa pitched in with seven points, eight assists, five rebounds and four steals.Florida A&M shot just 27 per cent from the floor in the first half and trailed 35-17 at intermission. North Florida pushed its lead to 30 at 51-21 on a Sams layup that capped a 16-4 run with 16:18 left to play.Sophomore reserve Bryce Moragne paced the Rattlers with 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting. Justin Ravenel scored 13 and hit the only 3-pointer for Florida A&M, which missed 9 of 10 from distance. MJ Randolph added 11 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals.The Associated Press read more

The Playoff Implications Of Every Game For Every NFL Team

“Playoff Implications” is a phrase you usually don’t hear until the final weeks of the NFL regular season, but almost every regular season game has playoff implications. In the early going, however, it can be difficult to figure out just what those implications are, and how much is riding on each game.Most other major sports leagues play a greater number of regular season games, and thus the playoff picture in those sports evolves in a more incremental fashion. The pace can seem glacial at times for MLB, and inevitable and foregone when it comes to the NBA. But with just 16 regular season games, the NFL’s playoff landscape can change dramatically over the course of a single Sunday afternoon. And these tectonic shifts take place throughout the season, not just in those final weeks of December.With a week or two left in the season, the “eye test” usually suffices for judging which games will shape the playoff picture. But in mid-October there are far too many possibilities for the unassisted human mind to make sense of. We can only speak in general terms. For example, we know the playoff chances for the New Orleans Saints will improve with a victory this Sunday over the Detroit Lions. But by how much? And how far would they drop with a loss? Expanding our focus, what other teams have a vested interest in the outcome of this game? One would expect Carolina’s playoff chances to improve with a Saints loss, given that the Saints are their division rival. But once again, by how much?To answer these questions, we’ve created a weekly feature that measures the playoff implications of each game. To do this, you need to be able to simulate the remainder of the season multiple times and analyze the results. And in order to simulate the season, you need a way to rank all 32 teams, and use that ranking to create outcome probabilities for future games. We’ve been doing just that with FiveThirtyEight’s Elo rankings. But the Elo ratings, simple and beautiful, aren’t the only word on NFL rankings. For this feature we’re going to turn to the wisdom of the crowd instead, and use a ranking system one of the authors developed based on betting markets. In stock market terms, think of it as technical analysis in lieu of fundamental analysis.We’ll get into the methodology in a moment but first the results. Think of each interactive table below as a playoff implications “cheat sheet” for this week’s upcoming games.1The table is initially sorted by game importance, where we define importance by its cumulative impact on the playoff picture. Where you see blank cells on the table corresponds to games and teams in which there was not a statistically significant difference in playoff odds. (If you hover over a colored square, you’ll see details for that game.)UPDATE (Oct. 17, 12:30 p.m.): The interactive tables above have been updated to include Thursday night’s game, which now shows no playoff implications because its result is included in the playoff chances (the text of the article has not been updated).Reading the table across tells you which teams are affected by any particular game.2Notice that we don’t restrict ourselves to just the two teams competing in each game. As we alluded to above, teams benefit when they win games, but they also benefit when division rivals (and other competitors for playoff seeding) lose games. The Panthers, for example, would see their playoff chances rise by 11 percent with a Saints loss to the Lions. Reading the table down tells you which games matter most to any given team. For example, if you’re a Texans fan, what games should you care about this week, how much should you care about them, and who do you want to win? The column headers are sortable, so clicking on the “HOU” column tells you to care about HOU @ PIT, ATL @ BAL, CIN @ IND, NYJ @ NE, CLE @ JAC, and KC @ SD — in that order. And you want the Texans, Falcons, Bengals, Jets, Jaguars and Chiefs to win.My rankings start from the assumption that the NFL gambling market is efficient, and then attempts to determine how that efficient market ranks each of the 32 NFL teams. Unfortunately, Vegas doesn’t actually share its rankings with the general public, but with a little reverse-engineering, we can arrive at a pretty good guess at what they are. We start with the point spread. For Thursday night’s game, the New England Patriots are a 9.5-point favorite at home against the New York Jets. Since home field advantage is worth about 2.5 points, the market thinks the Patriots are 7 points better than the Jets when playing on a neutral field.Armed with this interpretation, we then take the point spreads from each game and for multiple weeks and run a simple linear regression to arrive at a consensus ranking. The process is akin to drawing a map of the United States but nobody tells you a city’s location. Instead, they only tell you how far away each city is from another city (e.g. Los Angeles is 1,700 miles away from Chicago, Chicago is 165 miles from Indianapolis, and so on). To further complicate matters, our map “moves” over time, making earlier “distance” measurements less reliable. For example, the Steelers opened the season as a 6-point favorite at home against the Browns. If the market were to set that point spread today, Pittsburgh would most likely drop to just a 2.5-point favorite, as the Steelers have fallen short of preseason expectations, and the Browns have exceeded them. So, the ranking methodology gives more weight to recent point spread data in an attempt to get the most up-to-date market evaluation of each team.Now that we have a ranking system that assigns a probability to each future regular season game outcome, the next step is to simulate the season multiple times (50,000 times to be exact). After simulating win/loss records, we apply the NFL playoff seeding rules (plus tiebreakers) and summarize the results. There are already several sites that do these types of simulations for the purpose of producing team playoff odds (including FiveThirtyEight). For this feature, we’re going to go a bit deeper than that.Instead of focusing on each team’s overall playoff odds, let’s instead focus on each game. We’ll use the New Orleans-Detroit game as an example. Of the 50,000 simulation runs, there were precisely 30,180 (or about 60 percent) that resulted in a Lions victory, and 19,820 that resulted in a Saints victory. Let’s now focus on those two samples in isolation. Of the 30,180 simulations in which the Saints lost, they made the playoffs 8,273 times, or 27 percent. Of the 19,820 simulations in which the Saints won, they made the playoffs 9,172 times, or 46 percent. Put simply, the Saints playoff odds could swing by a not-insignificant 19 percent as a result of their game against the Lions. (The games with the most cumulative influence on the overall playoff picture (“leverage”) are listed at left).We can repeat this calculation for every game and every team. The result: A measure of how much every game matters to every team. read more

Total failure electric and fuel Frantic audio between pilot and controllers before

first_img Share121 Tweet Email3 A fan of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team cries at the team’s stadium. Source: Andre Penner/PA ImagesIt is also possible the pilot dumped fuel, or a lack of fuel was caused by a leak or some other, unexplained reason.“If this is confirmed by the investigators it would be a very painful because it stems from negligence,” Bocanegra told Caracol Radio when asked whether the plane should not have attempted such a long haul.One key piece to unlocking the mystery could come from Ximena Sanchez, a Bolivian flight attendant who survived the crash and told rescuers the plane had run out of fuel moments before the crash.Investigators were expected to interview her at the clinic near Medellin where she is recovering.“‘We ran out of fuel. The airplane turned off,’” Sanchez told Arquimedes Mejia, who helped pull the flight attendant from the wreckage.“That was the only thing she told me,” he told The Associated Pres. Priest Omar Raposo conducts mass in memory late journalist Guilherme Marques who died in the crash. Source: Leo Correa/PA ImagesCo-pilotInvestigators also want to speak to Juan Sebastian Upegui, the co-pilot on an Avianca commercial flight who was in contact with air traffic controllers near Medellin’s Jose Maria Cordova airport at the time the chartered plane went down.In a four-minute recording that appears to be an audio message to a friend, Upegui described how he heard the doomed flight’s pilot request priority to land because he was out of fuel.Growing ever more desperate, the pilot eventually declared “May Day! May Day!” because of a “total electrical failure,” Upegui said, before the plane quickly began to lose speed and altitude in an almost three-minute death spiral.“I remember I was pulling really hard for them, saying ‘Make it, make it, make it, make it,’” Upeqgui says in the recording, which circulated on social media. By Associated Press Nov 30th 2016, 9:01 PM 29,321 Views Wednesday 30 Nov 2016, 9:01 PM 32 Comments Short URL Source: VASAviation -/YouTubeTHE PILOT OF the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked recording of the final minutes of the doomed flight.In the sometimes chaotic audiotape from the air traffic tower, the pilot of the British-built jet could be heard repeatedly requesting permission to land due to a “total electric failure” and lack of fuel, before slamming into a mountainside late on Monday evening.A female controller could be heard giving instructions as the aircraft lost speed and altitude about eight miles from the Medellin airport. Just before going silent the pilot said he was flying at an altitude at 9,000 feet.The recordings, obtained by several Colombian media outlets, seemed to confirm the accounts of a surviving flight attendant and a pilot flying nearby who overheard the frantic pleas from the doomed airliner.These, along with the lack of an explosion upon impact, point to a rare case of fuel running out as a cause of the crash of the airliner, which experts say was flying at its maximum range. The lack of an explosion at the crash site hinted to the lack of fuel on board. Source: AP/Press Association ImagesFor now, authorities are avoiding singling out any one cause of the crash, which killed all but six of the 77 people on board, including members of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team traveling to the Copa Sudamericana finals.A full investigation is expected to take months and will review everything from the 17-year-old aircraft’s flight and maintenance history to the voice and instruments data in the black boxes retrieved yesterday at the crash site on a muddy hillside.Alfredo Bocanegra, head of Colombia’s aviation agency, said that while evidence initially pointed to an electrical problem, the possibility the crash was caused by lack of fuel has not been ruled out.Planes need to have enough extra fuel on board to fly at least 30 to 45 minutes to another airport in the case of an emergency, and rarely fly in a straight line because of turbulence or other reasons.Before being taken offline, the website of LaMia, the Bolivian-based charter company, said the Avro RJ85 jetliner’s maximum range was 2,965 km just under the distance between Medellin and Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where the flight originated carrying close to full passenger capacity. https://jrnl.ie/3112473 Then it stopped…The controller’s voice starts to break up and she sounds really sad. We’re in the plane and start to cry.Another clue is the crash site itself, where no traces of fuel have been found.Often planes go up in a ball of flames upon impact but one reason six passengers survived was because the plane didn’t explode. ‘Total failure, electric and fuel’ – Frantic audio between pilot and controllers before fatal air crash Investigators aren’t ruling anything out, but a lack of fuel could well have caused the crash. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

ASA Welcomes Highway Bill with Crop Insurance Fix

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) greeted news this evening that the Senate approved the conference report on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act, more familiarly known as the Highway Bill. The final legislation is formally titled the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, and will now head to President Barack Obama for signature.Providing funding certainty for road and bridge construction and maintenance was a priority for ASA in the legislation, as well as reversing the $3 billion in cuts to crop insurance that were included in the bipartisan budget deal passed in October.”The cut to crop insurance was a dealbreaker for soybean farmers and we’re very relieved to see these cuts reversed,” said Wade Cowan, ASA’s president and a farmer from Brownfield, Texas. “Soybean farmers across the country rely on crop insurance in times of extreme weather to ensure they can stay in business to farm in the coming year. An ill-advised $3 billion in cuts would have severely hobbled the program, and we’re happy to see them reversed.”While pleased with the results of the vote today, Cowan noted that the association would be on the lookout for similar attacks in coming budget discussions.”ASA will continue our opposition to any attempt to cut the farm bill programs in the budgeting process,” he said. “These programs seem to be low-hanging fruit to lawmakers who don’t understand how important they are to the nation’s food producers, and we will continue to fight to make sure they stay whole. We thank Chairmen Roberts and Conaway and Ranking Members Stabenow and Peterson for their continued defense of the farm safety net, and for securing the fix for this most recent grab at the crop insurance program.”With regard to transportation, the multi-year reauthorization provides certainty for state and local governments to maintain and move forward with transportation projects. It provides new flexibilities and streamlines environmental review and permitting processes aimed at accelerating projects. The bill also establishes new national freight policies and programs aimed at improving freight movement and strengthening U.S. economic competitiveness.Unfortunately the bill fails to enable states to allow increased truck weights on federal interstates, after the defeat of an amendment offered by Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin that would have provided states the option to increase truck weight limits on federal interstates.last_img read more

Army Breaks Ground on National Museum at Ft Belvoir

first_imgArmy leaders broke ground Wednesday at Fort Belvoir in northern Virginia on the site of the long-awaited National Museum of the U.S. Army.The 186,000-square-foot facility will cost about $200 million and is scheduled to open in 2019. The Army Historical Foundation, which has worked more than a decade on the project, has raised more than $135 million, primarily from individuals. The organization hopes to raise the additional funds as quickly as possible to keep the construction on track, reported Stars and Stripes.The Army is the only branch of the military without a national museum covering its entire history. The museum, which will be located just outside Fort Belvoir’s gates, will cover the Army’s history from the initial militias formed in Massachusetts in 1663 that would become the foundation for the National Guard through to the modern-day Army. It will feature about 30,000 artifacts and documents — including uniforms, weapons, protective equipment and letters — and more than 15,000 pieces of artwork.Officials estimate the museum will attract 500,000 to 700,000 visitors a year.Army Secretary Eric Fanning said the museum will honor the service and sacrifice of the more than 30 million Americans who have served in the regular Army, the National Guard and the reserves, but it will especially serve to honor men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in battle, according to the story.“This museum will serve as a monument to them — a memorial to all who we have lost and to war’s incredible cost,” Fanning said. “From the Revolutionary War to our fights in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is the Army that has borne the greatest share or our nation’s loss — fully 85 percent of all Americans who have given their lives in our nation’s wars.” Dan Cohen AUTHORlast_img read more

Remembering Paul Allen Did you know Microsoft cofounder could play guitar like

first_imgPaul AllenMark Wilson/Getty ImagesWhile many knew Paul Allen as the co-founder of Microsoft, several recalled him for his contribution to the world of sports. Allen, a jack of all trades, was indeed a visionary when it comes to the Portland Trail Blazers fans who were close to their enigmatic chairman. Allen has truly left behind an unfillable void in the world of sports but the ultimate trail brazer was also one of the biggest names to emerge from Silicon Valley, California.Little did Allen knew when he co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1983 that his startup venture would make him worth tens of billions. Interestingly, the name ‘Micro-soft’ was also suggested by Allen and he has also been credited with devising the two button mouse.However, the apparent fallout with Bill Gates made him follow a different path by investing in a multitude of side projects and charitable ventures spanning from buying World War II memorabilia and owning a museum of one of his biggest idols — Jimi Hendrix.   Meanwhile, there is an interesting anecdote on the billionaire philanthropist, courtesy legendary music producer Quincy Jones. Jimi HendrixEvening Standard/Getty ImagesDuring an exclusive interview with New York magazine’s Vulture, Quincy sang the praises of the tech mogul’s guitar skills. Wait, that is not all. The Grammy Legend Award winner also likened Allen to Hendrix.While crediting the music of Eric Clapton’s band Cream, he asked the interviewer, “But you know who sings and plays just like Hendrix?” “Paul Allen,” Jones exclaimed.”I went on a trip on his yacht, and he had David Crosby, Joe Walsh, Sean Lennon — all those crazy motherf—–s. Then on the last two days, Stevie Wonder came on with his band and made Paul come up and play with him — he’s good, man.”Allen had expressed his affinity to Jimi Hendrix quite a few times in the past as well. In his write up — Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft — Allen mentions that he was obsessed with the ‘Purple Haze’ rocker and had also talked about mimicking his guitar skills.”I knew I’d never play it the way Jimi did, but I was satisfied,” he wrote.The Microsoft co-founder was also known to keep a few guitars in his yacht and enjoyed quite a few jamming session with his musician mates.last_img read more

Free Anwar Ibrahim declares new dawn for Malaysia

first_imgMalaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim leaves a hospital where he is receiving treatment, ahead of an audience with Malaysia`s King Sultan Muhammad V, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 16 May 2018. Photo: ReutersReformist Anwar Ibrahim declared a “new dawn for Malaysia” Wednesday after his release from prison paved the way for a return to national politics as presumptive successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad following a stunning election upset.In scenes that captivated Malaysians, the charismatic 70-year-old returned to the national spotlight after the country’s king quashed a widely-criticised sodomy conviction that had put Anwar behind bars for three years.To ecstatic cries of “Reformasi!” (Reform) — Anwar’s ralling cry — he vowed to hundreds of journalists, supporters and admiring prison guards to support the new government’s efforts to clean up the country.Anwar said he had forgiven Mahathir, 92, who had him imprisoned two decades ago but has become his unlikely ally.”Now there is a new dawn for Malaysia. I must thank the people of Malaysia,” said Anwar, flanked by his wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and other members of his political party.”The entire spectrum of Malaysians, regardless of race or religion, have stood by the principles of democracy and freedom. They demand change.”Anwar has cast a long shadow over Malaysian politics for decades.He enjoyed a meteoric rise in the now-ousted Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition but suffered a spectacular falling out with his then-boss Mahathir in the late 1990s and was thrown in jail after being convicted of sodomy and abuse of power.Upon his release the first time, he joined and revitalised the opposition coalition that finally ousted BN last week.Anwar’s release from his second jail term sets up a tantalising reunion with his nemesis-turned-ally Mahathir.Mahathir has said he expects to run the government for one to two years but has signalled that the reins would be turned over to Anwar eventually.Anwar said his history with Mahathir — who sacked Anwar and had him jailed in 1998 — was water under the bridge, as they shared the same goals of reforming the government and cleaning up a massive corruption scandal involving former prime minister Najib Razak.”Bury the hatchet? It’s been a long time already,” Anwar said when asked about Mahathir.”I have forgiven him,” he added, saying he would work to support the smooth transition of power to the new government headed by Mahathir.Anwar’s release caps a remarkable reversal of fortune made possible by the BN’s unexpected electoral drubbing a week ago.The former autocrat Mahathir — who headed BN for 22 years until 2003 — came out of retirement to lead a disparate opposition first assembled by Anwar to an upset victory, fuelled by rising public anger at a massive government corruption scandal under Najib.Many had expected BN to coast to victory given its tight hold over the media, government, police and electoral apparatus of the multicultural Muslim-majority nation.But the result laid bare the depth of disgust with former leader Najib, who stands accused of presiding over the plundering of the state investment fund 1MDB which he established.Mahathir has barred Najib from leaving the country pending investigations.Dizzying changeThe BN had ruled since independence in 1957. Anwar’s release adds to the dizzying sense of change sweeping the country and is likely to fuel public expectations for an entirely new national direction.Xavier Jayakumar, a member of parliament with Anwar’s Parti Keadilan Rakyat, called it “a momentous day for all of Malaysia”.”The joy is similar to when South Africans celebrated with jubilation after Nelson Mandela was freed.”Talib Ibrahim, 60, a supporter waiting at the Kuala Lumpur hospital, said Anwar’s release was “good for the country”.”He did good (before) and can do good for the whole of Malaysia,” he said.Anwar cannot directly join the government anytime soon.He must first be elected to parliament, having been stripped of his seat in 2015 when his conviction on charges of sodomising a young male aide was upheld on appeal and he went to jail a second time.That conviction is viewed by many as having been orchestrated by Najib’s government to neutralise Anwar’s rising political threat.Previously, the charismatic Anwar headed various ministries under Mahathir’s tutelage in the 1990s, earning praise as a reformer. He eventually became deputy prime minister and Mahathir’s presumed successor.But the two men fell out over a number of issues, resulting in the popular Anwar’s imprisonment, which triggered unprecedented protests.After six years in jail, Anwar used his star power to unite the previously hapless opposition before the latest sodomy charges cast him once again into the political wilderness.last_img

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first_imgChefs across the city are trying their hand at whipping up some special Diwali dishes. But then let’s separate the men from the boys.Chef Prem Kumar Pogakula, Executive Sous Chef at The Imperial shares with us two of his latest creations for this festive season – The Puffed Lotus Nut Seeds (Makhana) Kheer with Almond Chikki and the Chocolate Gulab Jamun Millifile with Truffle and Crumble.Both the dishes are available in 1911 at The Imperial on request only. We have included the recipes of the desserts below if you are ambitious enough to try them at home for Diwali.1911 also has their regular Sunday buffet on (Rs 2900 per person without taxes) and they will be hosting live stations on the terrace for guests on Diwali.And for those who want to just want to sit back and be served, don’t miss these! Head over. (A meal for two at 1911 costs Rs 5000 without taxes and alcohol).last_img read more

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Now, using state-of-the-art CT and High Definition Volume Rendering (HDVR) software from Fovia Inc., the National Museums Scotland was able to virtually unwrap the artifact.The mummy, known as the Rhind Mummy, was discovered by Alexander H. Rhind, a 24-year-old Scottish Egyptologist who brought her back to Scotland in 1857.  Rhind, a brilliant scholar known for his systematic work, left the contents untouched, which was unusual during the time of “Mummy Mania” when mummy unwrappings were common.  He was critical of so-called “archaeologists” whom he claimed indulged in little more than looting by unwrapping mummies, as it destroyed the carefully preserved relics.  Given his non-destructive philosophy, it’s likely that Rhind would have appreciated how scientists today, using high resolution CT scans and Fovia’s HDVR Connect software, have gained new forensic insights through the lens of advanced imaging technology.“Having the chance to view the Rhind Mummy in three dimensions is amazing in its own right, but having the chance to view her with Fovia’s software brings a new level of clarity and depth to the viewing experience, allowing for more accurate analysis and interpretation,” said Jim Tate, head of conservation and analytical research at National Museums Scotland.He said Fovia creates a clear, 3-D view of the mummy, with intricate details down to the concealed ornamentation that has lain unseen for more than two millennia.  In fact, HDVR Connect helps reveal that some of the surface amulets have hidden.The team discovered details about the mummy without having to unwrap the delicate bandages that preserved the body and hid many amulets.  They found a metal disc on her stomach, an amulet on her skull, and a scroll being clutched in her right hand – likely to be a funerary text that combines directions for mummification with guidance for the afterlife, and probably contains the mummy’s lineage and name.Rhind wrote that the mummy was “a handsome specimen of the style of ornamenting externally, by means of inlaid or impressed emblems of gold and colored vitreous composition.” Now, with Fovia’s HDVR Connect software, scientists have learned how the body was prepared for eternity, including the locations and textures of the internal amulets as well as those that had been placed on her body during the intricate wrapping process.  Fovia’s fly-through movie virtually unwraps the mummy, providing a detailed and lifelike view of her in 3-D without being disruptive to the original embalming.The Fascinating Mummies exhibit opened Feb. 11, 2012 at the National Museum of Scotland, and features Fovia’s 3-D fly-through movie of the Rhind Mummy next to the actual mummy. The exhibition examines death and afterlife in ancient Egypt and includes a spectacular array of Egyptian items from National Museums Scotland and Rijkesmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden, The Netherlands. For more information: www.fovia.com Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the… read more Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a Siemens Go.Top Dedicated Cardiac Scanner This is a quick walk around of the new Siemens Somatom Go.top cardiovascular edition compact computed tomography (CT) read more Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | August 13, 2019 The Challenge of Pediatric Radiation Dose Management Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. 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Feature | February 24, 2012 Mummy’s Secrets No Longer Under Wraps Thanks to 3-D CT Videos | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, read more Technology | Neuro Imaging | August 07, 2019 Synaptive Medical Launches Modus Plan With Automated Tractography Segmentation Synaptive Medical announced the U.S. launch and availability of Modus Plan featuring BrightMatter AutoSeg. This release… read more News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), does better than… read more Amulet found on the mummy’s spine. A scarab amulet on the forehead of the mummy. Amulet found on the mummy’s spine. 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Pending US home sales jump to strongest level in 9 years

first_imgFILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, a “sale pending” sign is posted atop a realty sign in front of a home in Surfside, Fla. The National Association of Realtors releases its January report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases, on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) Top Stories Sponsored Stories Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that steady job growth is strengthening the real estate market.The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index climbed 3.4 percent to 112.4 last month. It’s the fourth consecutive monthly gain. The index now stands at its highest level since May 2006. How men can have a healthy 2019center_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies On average, existing homes sold in 39 days last month, versus 52 days in March and 62 days in February, the Realtors said.Employers have hired 3.1 million new workers over the past 12 months. But wages are rising at a 2.1 percent annual clip, about four times slower than prices of existing homes.Nationwide, the median price of an existing home surged 8.9 percent over the past 12 months to $219,400.Unless home values level off because more supply comes onto the market, economists warn that buyers will be priced out of the market and sales will suffer.Still, there is tremendous pressure on buyers to find homes quickly, since average rates for 30-year, fixed mortgages may start to climb from the relatively low sub-4 percent level.A new analysis by Realtor.com indicates nationwide that waiting one year to buy will subtract $18,672 from the benefits of owning over the course of 30 years.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. “The confidence has returned to housing, not only as shelter but as a good long-term investment,” said Ron Peltier, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway’s real estate affiliate, HomeServices of America.The upswing comes after a year of strong hiring, which has heightened demand to buy houses. Increased sales should help bolster the economy, but the surge could potentially destabilize the housing market, Peltier cautioned. Inventories remain low, causing home values to rise at a pace that is eclipsing wage growth.Signed contracts are a barometer of future purchases. A one- to two-month lag usually exists between a contract and a completed sale.Pending sales increased in the Northeast, Midwest and South, while barely edging upward in the West. Greater demand has fueled sales growth this year after a lackluster 2014. Still, there is evidence that limited inventories are beginning to weigh on the market.Sales of existing homes fell slightly between April and March to an annual clip of 5.04 million last month, the Realtors reported last week. The decrease may reflect complications in finalizing sales in addition to the shortage of listings.The inventory of homes listed for sale has declined 0.9 percent over the past year, so would-be buyers have fewer choices and may face bidding wars. Comments   Share   last_img read more

DocuTech Names Director of Implementations

first_img Share DocuTech Movers & Shakers 2014-05-02 Tory Barringer in Headlines, News, Technology DocuTech Names Director of Implementationscenter_img May 2, 2014 490 Views DocuTech Corp., a specialist in compliance and documentation technology, announced a promotion among its ranks: Justin Summers was named director of implementations and professional services for the Idaho-based firm.Summers has served in a variety of project management and implementation roles during his career. In the past, he worked as project manager for DocuTech and previously served as director of information technology business operations for Melaleuca.Stepping into his new role, Summers is now responsible for process improvement, technical solutions, and workflow analytics, putting his experience to work to support DocuTech’s continuing growth.“As DocuTech continues to grow and the regulatory environment tightens, the implementation of our products and services requires an unprecedented attention to detail for our growing customer base,” said Scott K. Stucky, chief strategy officer. “Justin’s extensive project management experience and knowledge will ensure we continue to deliver for our clients, enabling them to satisfy regulatory requirements.”last_img read more

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first_imgQuite the honest, blunt answer from the soon-to-be second-year Cardinal. Mathieu’s reply seems to acknowledge that’s he has come a long way, but that his work is not yet finished. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The user, who calls himself Chris, was either trying to poke fun at “The Honey Badger’s” past reputation, or perhaps he was just saying Gordon could learn from Mathieu’s rehabilitation.Either way, the Cardinals defensive back apparently looks at when he is tagged in a Twitter post, because he directly replied back the following.“@Cryan215: Josh Gordon needs to start hanging out with @Mathieu_Era” oh no , I am still in recovery my self— Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) July 7, 2014 Former NFL star Deion Sanders noticed Mathieu’s response, as he tweeted a bit of affirmation to the Cardinals safety.@Mathieu_Era lolol. You’re a fool man. That’s hilarious. I pray all is well my man. Truth— DeionSanders (@DeionSanders) July 7, 2014 Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories USA Today says that the Browns drafted Gordon in 2012 knowing he had drug issues in college at Baylor and Utah. He served a two-game drug-related suspension at the beginning of the 2013 season, and before being arrested Saturday, was already facing a ban of at least one year under the league’s drug policy, although the receiver has appealed the ruling.After news of Gordon’s arrest started trickling in, the 23-year-old receiver began trending on Twitter. One user of the social media site mentioned Gordon and Mathieu together in a single tweet.Josh Gordon needs to start hanging out with @Mathieu_Era— Chris (@Cryan215) July 7, 2014 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Tyrann Mathieu knows about off-the-field struggles. Fortunately for the Arizona Cardinals, the LSU product appears to have put those issues behind him, having not been a distraction since the entered the NFL as a third-round draftee in 2013.Someone who is struggling from similar issues that used to plague Mathieu is Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns. The NFL’s leading receiver in 2013 was pulled over for speeding over the weekend and subsequently arrested for DWI.last_img read more

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