Atlantic Energy Ministers Agree to Speed up Regional CoOperation Efforts

first_imgAtlantic energy ministers heralded a new era of co-operation during a meeting in Halifax today, Feb. 22. The ministers agreed to identify priority energy opportunities and find ways to maximize benefits for the region. “There was a strong mood of co-operation,” said Energy Minister Charlie Parker. “We received updates on progress made to date and directed our officials to accelerate efforts on energy co-operation and understanding the opportunities that are critical to the energy futures all of us are planning. “It is important for us to discuss the regional benefits of energy opportunities such as the development of the Muskrat Falls phase of the Lower Churchill Project. Nova Scotia recognizes the potential for us in this development and we are pleased to be partners with Newfoundland and Labrador.” This was the first meeting of Atlantic energy ministers since the Council of Atlantic Premiers made a commitment in November to work on finding common ground. Ministers agreed they are better off working together on initiatives identified through the Atlantic Energy Gateway (AEG) Initiative, on a National Energy Strategy framework and energy efficiency initiatives. The ministers also discussed the regional benefit and opportunities associated with the development of the Lower Churchill hydroelectric project. “The meetings provided the opportunity for constructive discussion on a variety of regional opportunities and energy priorities, which in turn will strengthen the Atlantic Canadian energy market,” said Newfoundland and Labrador Natural Resources Minister Shawn Skinner. “I am pleased with the approach to work together, discuss issues, and exchange ideas to benefit a strong, united region. I was particularly pleased to discuss the development of Muskrat Falls, which will provide tremendous benefit for the region and indeed the country, and look forward to a continued partnership in support of the development.” The ministers agreed to share information on energy efficiency programming and to help people reduce their energy consumption. The provinces are also exploring harmonizing standards, policy and planning initiatives, programs and building codes. “As this was the first Atlantic Energy Ministers’ meeting in sometime, it was a great opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities we see in our respective provinces and how by working together, we can derive mutual benefits,” said New Brunswick Minister of Energy and Energy Efficiency and Conservation Craig Leonard. “We were able to discuss a wide range of issues, such as efficiency and generation from a regional perspective, and come to understandings on where we can work together. I see this meeting as a starting point for a more collaborative approach to dealing with the issues we all face.” “The people of Atlantic Canada will benefit from regional co-operation on energy issues,” said Prince Edward Island Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry Richard Brown. “I am pleased with this spirit of regional co-operation among the provinces. Working together we can strengthen the energy sector, generate more economic activity, create more jobs and lower energy costs across the region.” To maximize the opportunities for collaboration on research and development and strengthened electricity transmission, the ministers want to complete work, in partnership with the federal government, on AEG Initiatives as quickly as possible. Those results will be an important part of provincial and national energy policies and planning. The ministers say work will also continue on what the Atlantic region wants in a National Energy Strategy framework. Those concerns will be raised during the next federal-provincial-territorial energy ministers’ meeting in Alberta in July.last_img read more

Jet staff knock on Aviation Ministrys doors

first_imgNew Delhi: Faced with the prospect of job loss, the employees of grounded Jet Airways knocked on the doors of government for helping to save the airline. The airline staff from across various departments took out a march on Tuesday in front of Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan that houses the Civil Aviation Ministry. The employees hope government will take note of their situation and act to protect jobs. Facing severe liquidity crisis, Jet Airways suspended all its operations on April 17 leaving its almost 22,000 employees in the lurch. With the financial health of the airline worsening since then and the SBI-led lenders yet to rope in a buyer, the carrier has seen mass exodus of employees especially engineers and pilots. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroad A Jet insider now estimates that the staff strength of the airline could have come down by half in over one month. “Now that elections are over we hope that government would take necessary steps to revive Jet Airways. We will try to meet Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola and understand what government could do to protect our jobs,” said a protesting employee working with the airline’s engineering department. Another personnel said that the SBI-led lenders should expedite the stake sale process as there has already been significant delays. Also Read – Firms staying closed 10 days a month due to recession, govt doing nothing: Priyanka Gandhi While lenders are vetting various investment proposals, most of the top airline executives including its CEO, CFO and Company Secretary have resigned from their respective positions citing personal reasons. Close on the heels of resignation by the airline’s whole-time director Gaurang Shetty, Etihad nominee on the board Robin Kamark also resigned on May 16. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, which holds 24 per cent stake in the crisis-hit Jet Airways, is currently the only solicited bidder for a stake in the airline. But experts have found its bid unattractive for the lenders given multiple riders attached to it. Besides offering to invest just Rs 1,700 crore against the requirement of Rs 15,000 crore to revive the crisis-hit airline, Etihad has in its proposal put the onus of finding majority buyer on lenders. The Gulf carrier also wants exemption from giving open offer in case its stake goes beyond 26 per cent.last_img read more

Annan looking forward to Bush speech at UN next week

“I think we can all look forward to hearing what he is going to say,” the Secretary-General told the press in Paris following a meeting he had with French President Jacques Chirac. According to a UN spokesman, the President briefed the Secretary-General on a phone conversation he had had with President Bush on Iraq, and the two discussed the situation in that country in some detail. In his comments to reporters, the Secretary-General said he had indicated that it would be unwise to attack Iraq now, and would raise international tensions, and added that President Bush and his team would bear that in mind. “I was encouraged yesterday when he said that he will consult the international community,” Mr. Annan said. “I hope that will also include the Security Council, which is at the centre of that community.” Asked if the UN should set a deadline for the return of weapons inspectors to Iraq, he replied, “I think this is something the Security Council will have to decide.” The Secretary-General added that, in his recent meetings with Iraqi leaders, he had encouraged them to accept the return of inspectors. “Many heads of State, including many in the Middle East, are encouraging them to do that,” he noted. During Mr. Annan’s meeting with President Chirac, the two also discussed the humanitarian situation of the Palestinian people, which was described in a recent report by the Secretary-General’s Personal Humanitarian Envoy, Catherine Bertini. Among other subjects, the Secretary-General and the French President also discussed the situation between Cameroon and Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Colombia, the spokesman reported. read more

Brock PhD candidate receives international scientific achievement award

When Jonathan Simone (BSc ’13) crosses the stage at Brock’s Fall Convocation next week, he will do so as an international award-winning cannabinoid researcher.This summer, five years of hard work culminated in the Brock University PhD candidate receiving a top honour at an industry conference in Leiden, Netherlands.The International Cannabinoid Research Society named Simone a recipient of the Predoctoral Scientific Achievement Award at the 28th Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium on the Cannabinoids.Brock PhD candidate Jonathan Simone received an international scientific achievement award this summer for his cannabinoid research.The 33-year-old Vaughn native was one of five recipients of the award at the June 30 to July 5 conference.“It is always an honour to present research at a conference of this quality, with the most influential scientists in the field in attendance,” said Simone, who will receive his PhD at Brock’s Oct. 12 Convocation ceremony. “My presentation this year was especially meaningful as this was my last conference as a graduate student and the research I presented was the result of several years of hard work.”Working under the supervision of Cheryl McCormick, Professor and Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Simone has been part of a research team focused on developmental, social and behavioural neuroendocrinology.His research contributes to a growing understanding around the developmental consequences of exposure to cannabis and cannabinoid drugs in adolescence.  Simone has sought to gain an understanding of how the endogenous cannabinoid system — the system in the brain through which cannabis exerts its effects — regulates emotional behaviours, such as fear and anxiety.“While most people’s understanding of the endocannabinoid system is in the context of cannabis use, less is known about the extremely important role this system plays in virtually every aspect of mammalian physiology,” said Simone.While the endocannabinoid system has emerged as a key regulator of adolescent development in recent years, specific contributions are not well understood.Moreover, the majority of behavioural neuroscience studies have focused primarily on male over female animals. This, as Simone explained, “is problematic particularly because females are more than twice as likely as males to develop psychopathologies such as anxiety disorders.”Gender differences also play a role in how males and females respond to pharmacological interventions aimed at treating anxiety-like disorders, with cannabis-based drugs being no exception.The importance of studying both groups is not lost on Simone.“If we truly want to build towards the development of effective therapies for psychopathologies like fear and anxiety disorders, it is extremely important that we develop a solid understanding of how these behaviours are regulated in both sexes.”His award-winning research demonstrates that cannabinoid receptor signaling in adolescence contributes to the development of social behaviours in female rats and highlights the endocannabinoid system as a potential target for the treatment of social anxiety disorders.Simone was also able to identify specific regions in the brain involved in the regulation of social behaviours.  Along with walking away from the conference with a prestigious award, Simone checked off a few other items from his bucket list. The conference gave him an opportunity to meet Raphael Mechoulam, considered the father of cannabinoid research, an interaction which Simone described as “surreal.”Other highlights included exploring Den Haag, Amsterdam and Rotterdam in addition to Leiden. Simone visited the oldest university in the Netherlands, the University of Leiden and walked through the botanical gardens where another influential figure, Carl Linnaeus – considered the “father of modern taxonomy” – did his groundbreaking work.More recently, Simone has accepted the position of Director of Research and Clinical Studies with Aphria, a Health Canada licensed producer of medical cannabis products and a leading global cannabis company with operations on five continents.As he moves on to the full-time role, Simone is quick to reflect on his time at Brock.“It has been such a privilege to work with and learn from my supervisor and committee members,” he said. “You can’t help but feel fortunate when you have such amazing scientists and mentors to guide you and help you develop as a scientist.” read more

Ohio States Devin Smith electrifies Buckeye offense

OSU senior wide receiver Devin Smith attempts to catch a pass during a game against Navy at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Aug. 30. Smith finished with 94 yards receiving on the day and one touchdown.Credit: Mark Batke / Photo editorIn the last four years, senior wide receiver Devin Smith has made his mark on Ohio State football history.From the game-winning catch against Wisconsin in 2011, to his 80-yard, go-ahead score Saturday against Navy, Smith seems to have a knack for making things happen.His score against Navy put the Buckeyes up for the remainder of the game, something he said he believes helped electrify the offense.“We had a slow start, and we were just trying to find ourselves,” Smith said Monday. “We had a few good plays leading up to that … Coach (Urban) Meyer took the shot and we executed very well.”Meyer, who named Smith as one of the OSU offensive champions of the week, said the wide receiver is one of the most explosive players he has ever coached.“I want to say one of the best (deep) ball players we’ve ever had. He adjusts so well to the ball,” Meyer said Monday. “He caught someone said 18 or 19 touchdowns, average (more than) 40 yards per catch on a touchdown. That’s unique. Extremely fast. Tracks the ball down very well.”Wide receivers coach Zach Smith said he thinks Devin Smith’s ability to beat defenses deep is a luxury, especially when the offense is able to run the football.“At some point, they (opposing defenses) have to decide what they are going to be weak at. Whether they are going to play softer and give you the underneath routes, or if they are going to tighten down to stop the slow, painful death and now they are susceptible to the deep shot,” Zach Smith said. “They have to pick their poison on a kid like that.”Zach Smith said Devin Smith’s speed isn’t the only thing that makes the senior wide receiver a threat.“Obviously he has elite speed which is probably the first skill you need, but he has an uncanny ability to track a football and he has really good ball skills on the deep ball,” Zach Smith said.Devin Smith — who has scored go-ahead or game-winning touchdowns against Wisconsin (2011,2013), Michigan State (2012), Iowa (2013) and now Navy, and holds the record for longest play from the line of scrimmage in school history with a 90-yard scoring catch against California (2013) — said he is just doing what he’s told to do to be successful.“Whenever coaches need me, I’m going to do my part and do everything I can to make that play for the football team,” Devin Smith said. “It is all about just trusting in my training and believing in the coaches and them believing in me.”Devin Smith entered his senior season with 1,572 career receiving yards and 18 touchdowns before adding 94 yards and a score against Navy. In comparison, former Buckeye speedster and current Arizona Cardinal Ted Ginn, Jr., totaled 1,943 yards and 15 receiving touchdowns during his three years in Columbus.Although Devin Smith excels at the long ball, coach Smith said the Massillon, Ohio, native could improve in other areas, particularly being more productive in the short-to-intermediate passing game.“That is one of the things that he was really committed to in the spring and in training camp when he was out there is becoming a more complete receiver,” coach Smith said. “That is a battle that everyone is fighting, and he has done a good job of that.”Devin Smith said the distinctive defense that Navy ran prevented him and the OSU offense from opening up the playbook, but added that when the Buckeyes dive into the offense deeper, people will see what he and the offense can do.“That is one thing we worked on all summer during practice and in the spring also,” he said. “It is a matter of time of just showing it. I think from now on, each and every game is going to be different, so you will get a chance to see different guys do different things.”While the Buckeyes are without senior quarterback Braxton Miller for the 2014 season after he tore the labrum in his throwing shoulder in late August, Meyer said the offense has to improve around redshirt-freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett in order for the coaches to open up the playbook.“I think Barrett’s part of it. The offensive line is a big part of it. What can those guys do and what can they do well?” Meyer said. “We’re expecting them in next couple of weeks to be able to do it all well. It’s not just J.T. When we say expand the playbook, it’s for J.T. and it’s for the offensive line.”Devin Smith said that despite Barrett’s relative inexperience, he is confident the offense and Barrett will continue to produce.“He is very mature. He acts like he is a starter,” Devin Smith said of Barrett. “I know how hungry he is, you can see it every day when he practices. I think with how hard he works, he is going to do everything he can to help this football team.”Devin Smith and the rest of the Buckeyes are set to take on Virginia Tech on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. read more

Pellegrini Yaya Toure not a priority for West Ham

first_imgWest Ham boss Pellegrini coached Yaya Toure – a free agent after leaving Olympiakos – at Manchester City but says his position is already filled at the German club.Manuel Pellegrini says he spoke to Yaya Toure at the beginning of the season and praised the former Manchester City midfielder’s skills. He also said that he lost some of his ability in Greece and that Toure is not being considered for West Ham.“I spoke with Yaya at the beginning of the season,” Pellegrini said, according to FourFourTwo.“Yaya is a great player, a top player that plays in every part of the role.“I don’t know what happened with him in Greece.“But in this moment we are just thinking about the next game that we are going to play and I don’t want to talk until the end of December about the window and which players that we need.norwich city, manchester city, premier leagueReport: City are stunned by Norwich George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Manchester City was stunned by Norwich City in todays Premier League clash.Much has been made in recent days of the potential impact of Aymeric…“At this moment, I cannot answer your question. It’s not a priority as in that position we already have players.”Samir Nasri, who plays under Pellegrini at West Ham, also played alongside Yaya Toure at City when the Chilean coach was there.“Nasri is still working with us the whole month,” Pellegrini added.“The same as I said with Yaya, we are just thinking about the games rather than changes that we are going to do in January.“Of course he is working with us, he is doing well and we will decide in the correct moment.”last_img read more

Surveillance video provides clue to Miami Gardens road rage shooting

first_imgMIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) – Miami Gardens Police are relying on a new clue to solve a road rage shooting.The shooting followed a minor traffic crash between a gray van and a black pickup truck in the shopping plaza parking lot at 19870 N.W. 27th Ave., in Miami Gardens, July 14.Following the crash, which resulted in no damage to either vehicle, the driver of the gray 1990s Chevy Astro followed the truck to the intersection of Northwest 32nd Avenue and 199th Street.Police said a man in the van fired a single gunshot into the victim’s truck, striking him in the passenger seat. The victim survived and is expected to be OK.After the shooting, the gray van fled in an unknown direction.Police described the Chevy’s driver as a male with a heavy build, possibly 40 to 50 years old, wearing a blue shirt.If you have any information on this shooting, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward. Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

POLICE LOG for July 13 Teens Take Off From Group Home DoorToDoor

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights of the Wilmington Police Log for Saturday, July 13, 2019:Customer in the drive-thru line at Simards reports the person in front of them appears to be sleeping behind the wheel. Police were unable to locate vehicle in question. (12:00am)Police received report of a man soliciting going to door-to-door on a Segway on Fox Run Drive. Police were unable to locate. (1:04pm)Juveniles were reported missing from the Milestone Group Home on High Street. Juveniles were located at Elia’s. Police spoke with staff. Juveniles returned. (2:27pm)Police received an accidental 911 call from a person’s Apple Watch. (5:46pm)(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedPOLICE LOG for July 25: Wilmington Man Arrested For OUI; Men Carrying Sledgehammers Down Street; Turkeys Causing TrafficIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for July 26: 2 Missing Teens; OUI Arrest; Main St. Shut Down Due To Crash; Road Rage IncidentIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 21: Driver Issued Summons; Solicitors Going Door To Door Without Required PermitIn “Police Log”last_img read more

UAA starting surgical technology program in response to industry need

first_imgThe Health Sciences Building on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA photo)The University of Alaska Anchorage is in the final stages of starting a new program that focuses on positions that assist doctors during surgery.Listen nowIt’s called the surgical technology program, and the curriculum will train students for difficult-to-fill positions in the state’s health care industry.Robin Wahto, director of UAA’s School of Allied Health, said the Surgical Technology program was created in response to industry need.“Many of the larger institutions are currently hiring folks from outside to move to Alaska to fill those positions,” Wahto said. “So, we obviously want to be able to help fill some of those positions with people who are here in Alaska.”Surgical technologists assist surgeons in a variety of ways, including preparing the operating room and ensuring equipment is working properly, and by maintaining a sterile operating environment.A survey by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development estimates the need for surgical technologists to grow 13 percent by 2024.Wahto said the program, which the UA Board of Regents approved in March, is going to start small.“We want to make sure that we are producing the number of students that will be able to find employment,” Wahto said. “So we feel as though 12 is a really safe number to start with, both in order to make sure our students are having an excellent experience in the practicum, and also to make sure that those students are able to find jobs at the completion.”The university recently hired an additional faculty member, who is a certified surgical technician. Graduates of the program will earn an associate’s degree in Surgical Technology.For now, the entire program will be based in Anchorage, but Wahto hopes it can expand to other parts of the state that are in need of surgical technologists.“If there’s a student from one of those communities, we hope that eventually they would be able to do at least part of their practicum back in their home community,” Wahto said. “Which also increases their chances, probably, of being able to maybe, perhaps continue to work there after their practicum is completed.”UAA is still awaiting official approval from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, but expects it to come through before June 15, at which point students can be admitted into the program.Several industry groups donated money to help fund the program, including Providence Alaska Medical Center, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Alaska Regional Hospital.last_img read more

KTR lends a helping hand to 2 girls to pursue higher education

first_imgHyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president K T Rama Rao extended a helping hand to two girls who are economically weak and were unable to pursue higher education. The former Minister assured the girls of financial help to pursue their education. The two girls Rachana and Anjali completed their Intermediate and fared well in engineering entrance exams. While Rachana is an orphan from a village in Jagtial district, Anjali is the daughter of an auto driver from Hasanparthy, Warangal. Also Read – Warrant issued against Renuka Chowdhury in cheating case Advertise With Us The girls sought help from Rama Rao through Twitter. When the story of the girls was taken to the notice of Rama Rao, within hours he called them for a meeting. Rudra Rachana lost her parents in her childhood. She completed her tenth standard from Jagtial Government Girls high school, and later moved to State Home in Yousufguda and pursued her polytechnic diploma. Also Read – Parts of Hyderabad witness heavy rainfall Advertise With Us She scored a good rank in ECET and got a seat in Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (CBIT), Hyderabad. Due to financial crisis, Rachana could not take the seat. When Rachana’s story was brought to the notice of the former Minister through social media, he immediately responded and stated that he would personally take care of her fee. Rachana met KTR at Pragathi Bhavan on Thursday. Advertise With Us During the meeting, Rama Rao enquired about her fee and other expenses and provided the same in the form of a cheque. He also asked her to concentrate on her studies and not worry about finances. Rachana requested Rama Rao to provide reservation for many orphans like her. The former Minister appreciated her thought and informed that he would take this to the Chief Minister’s notice. He also spoke to Jagtial Collector Sharath over the phone and directed him to assist Rachana’s sister and brother-in-law, who have been her guardians. He also interacted with Anjali, a student of Telangana State Residential Junior College, Hasanparthy. On scoring well in JEE, Anjali got a seat in IIT, Indore. Anjali’s father Ramesh an auto-rickshaw driver failed to arrange a fee amount for Anjali’s higher education, hence the family approached Rama Rao for help over Twitter. Anjali’s father Ramesh thanked Rama Rao for providing financial assistance.last_img read more

Aurora Solars computergenerated installation maps pull in a 20M Series A

first_imgSolar installations are becoming a no-brainer for anyone with a roof in much of the country. But getting an estimate on how much it would cost and how much juice it would generate can be complicated and time-consuming. Aurora Solar has made an automated process for doing this, and attracted $20 million in funding as a result.A big part of the uncertainty anyone has about getting solar installed is the upfront cost and return on investment. An on-site visit may cost hundreds, or thousands for a commercial property, or that cost may be rolled up into the overall charge. But why send someone out when all the data you need can be acquired in bulk from the air?Aurora uses lidar data for this — but not the kind of lidar where you have to fly a drone with the instrument over the house. That would hardly be less expensive and time-consuming than a normal visit. Instead they use lidar collected by small aircraft making low-altitude passes over the city.The resulting data (you can see it above) produces detailed 3D models of the terrain and all the buildings on it; the exact size and slope of a roof can be determined with high precision. It’s actually similar in a way to how archaeologists used it to map out an ancient Mayan metropolis.There are some programs and services out there that do virtual site visits, but many just estimate your roof area and orientation by looking at satellite imagery. That’s good for a basic estimate, but Aurora uses multiple sources of data to create a detailed 3D map of your roof, and it’s proud of its results.“From the get-go, we have been very ambitious about the way we address the problem, probably since we faced the same issues our clients face ourselves,” said co-founder Christopher Hopper in an email to TechCrunch. That would have been in 2012, when he and co-founder Samuel Adeyemo experienced significant friction with a solar install in East Africa. The installation itself was a snap, they found, but the planning and design of the system took months.“Aurora pioneered the concept of ‘remote site visits,’ which enables solar installers to precisely calculate how many solar panels fit on a property, and how much energy they produce without traveling to the site,” Hopper said. “We have a large dataset of LIDAR data pre-loaded in the application that’s accessible to our users. We estimate that that covers about 2/3 of the US population.”This and other data lets Aurora create a detailed CAD model of the building in just a few minutes, and generate a basic plan for solar cell placement as well that accounts for slope, exposure, and any shade-producing obstacles like chimneys or trees nearby. (Shade reports are usually done in person, and are necessary to receive certain rebates.)From there users can go straight into the sales and financing process, even including line diagrams for the electrical system you’ll be building. And theoretically it could all take less than an hour, which is probably how much time you’d spend on the phone trying to get a local solar installer to come out.The A round was led by Energize Ventures, whose managing director Amy Francetic will be joining the board, with S28 and seed investor Pear also contributing.Once nice thing about companies relying on data and automation: they scale well. So Aurora won’t need to buy a thousand new trucks to get its next few thousand customers — it needs to hire engineers, sales and support people, which is exactly what it plans to do.“We expect to expand all of the functions in our organization,” said Hopper. “We are particularly excited about all of the things we can do on the product side and in customer success. And finally, this funding means that we are here to stay. For companies [i.e. Aurora’s clients] that rely on a software provider for their day-to-day operations this is an important factor.”Adeyemo notes in the press release announcing the funding that “the solar professional” is the “fastest growing occupation in the U.S.” Hopefully making things easier for the customer will keep it that way for a while.Disclosure: Former TechCruncher Rahul Nihalani now works for Aurora. Rahul’s great, but this does not affect our coverage.last_img read more

Air Canada WestJet passengers employees in Fort Lauderdale safe

first_img Share Source: The Canadian Press Friday, January 6, 2017 TORONTO — Air Canada and WestJet say all their passengers and employees at the Fort Lauderdale, Fl., airport are accounted for and safe following a mass shooting that has left several people dead.U.S. authorities say a lone shooter opened fire at city’s international airport this afternoon, killing five people and injuring eight before he was taken into custody.They say the shooting took place inside Terminal 2, which serves Delta Air Lines and Air Canada.Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick says in an email that passengers on the airline’s departing flights were safely evacuated on the tarmac.Those on flights arriving from Montreal and Toronto were being held off gate while the terminal remained closed.The Fort Lauderdale airport has suspended operations as law enforcement authorities rush to the scene.Fitzpatrick says Air Canada has implemented a rebooking policy for passengers travelling to and from Fort Lauderdale on Friday and Saturday.WestJet spokeswoman Lauren Stewart says the airline is monitoring the situation closely and believes its passengers and staff are safe.More news:  Transat calls Groupe Mach’s latest offer “highly abusive, coercive and misleading”Stewart said one flight was holding on the ground awaiting departure to Ottawa at the airport’s Terminal 1.“We are following the lead of law enforcement officials at the scene,” Stewart said in an email.Air Canada alert:Air Canada issued the following alert on its website: As a result of the shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Air Canada has implemented a policy for customers who purchased an Air Canada ticket no later than January 6, 2017 for travel to, from or via that airport on January 6 or 7, 2017.If you are scheduled to travel on the affected dates, you may contact Air Canada Reservations to change your flight, free of charge, to another date between now and January 13, 2017, subject to availability in the cabin you originally purchased. Otherwise, any fare difference will apply.You may also choose to travel to an alternate destination. Any change fees will be waived; however, any fare difference will apply. Tags: Air Canada, WestJet Air Canada, WestJet passengers, employees in Fort Lauderdale ‘safe’ << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

Puerto Viejo holds first annual chocolate festival this weekend

first_imgIf you’ve had the opportunity to taste chocolate made from local, organic Costa Rican cocoa, then you might want to check out Puerto Viejo this weekend. The southern Caribbean beach town is hosting a chocolate festival through Sunday.Local restaurants and chocolate shops participate in this three-day event, where visitors from different countries have a chance to taste and judge chocolate from a variety of small and family-owned cocoa farms in the Talamanca region.The tasting contest will take place at Puerto Viejo’s Farmer’s Market and Cultural Center on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  The public will choose the winner of the First Annual Cacao Producers Award in Costa Rica.The chocolate champion will receive $500 from CariBeans Coffee & Chocolate, a popular local producer that recently opened a chocolate tasting lounge in Cocles last month. They also offer 14 different flavors of chocolate bars, ranging from tequila-flavored to spicy chili.The festival also offers workshops where participants can experience the chocolate-making process, from tasting the cocoa fruit from local farms to handcrafting the seed to obtain chocolate in different stages.In addition, participating restaurants will prepare low-priced tapas dishes with the main ingredient being, of course, chocolate.Restaurant Bar and Lounge Koki Beach, for example, advertised on their website a chocolate martini made to perfection. Chili Rojo, which specializes in Thai cuisine, plans to concoct a Mexican favorite called Chile Mole Negro, made with organic chocolate.  Local dessert and breakfast joint Bread and Chocolate is offering samples of their chocolate truffles and cakes to all of their customers throughout the weekend.Other participating restaurants include: Lazy Mon, Flip Flop, El Paso, Stashu’s con Fusion, Lotus Garden and Mon Li, among others. Find the festival on Facebook at Puerto Viejo Chocolate Festival.  Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img read more

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soldiers and intelligence officers to crack down on cartels and their leaders. and breaks a sweat during his training montage." Using the nuclear option will be "damaging to the Senate. and damaging to the country" said Republican Sen Lamar Alexander of Tennessee Not everyone is convinced Some experts note that since filibusters havent historically been used on Supreme Court nominations doing away with them wont change how this process actually works There has been potential to attempt one but it was rarely used and hardly a factor in the reality of the appointments (Abe Fortas was subject to a bipartisan filibuster in 1968 Most recently a cloture vote was called on Samuel Alitos nomination in 2006 but he easily overcame it) "The concern would be better placed if there was a long history of filibusters on [Supreme Court] nominations that had demonstrably led to certain nominations not being made" said Martin Gold a partner with Capitol Counsel LLC and the author of Senate Procedure and Practice "I dont think [the filibuster] has had a moderating influence at all" The filibuster has already been scrapped for lower court nominations and executive appointments thanks to then-Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid in 2013 Many of the Republicans who decried the rule change then and now plan to vote for it anyway because they feel theyve been backed into a corner by the Democrats set to pull off the first-ever partisan filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee "I guarantee you just as the Democrats regretted what Harry Reid did we will regret doing this" McCain said "I have no choice Because we need to confirm Gorsuch" Leonard Leo an adviser to President Trump on this process also blamed Democrats "At the end of the day if the Senate Democrats want to point the finger at whats causing the Senate to decline in terms of its deliberative nature they should basically look in the mirror rather than point the finger at the nuclear option” he said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rejects this argument placing the blame ultimately on Republicans rather than on his own caucuss decision to filibuster "No one is making our Republican colleagues change the rules" he said on the floor Tuesday "Senator McConnell and my Republican colleagues are completely free actors and making a choice a very bad one in our opinion" And he warned later that day that Republicans risk tarnishing their image in this fight: "They will lose if they do it" he said "It will be symbolized to the American people that Mitch McConnell will do anything anything even hurting the Senate to get his people on the court" To be sure on a short-term strategic level deploying the nuclear option is a good thing for Republicans who will have an easier time confirming any future Supreme Court openings under President Trump But neither political party can count on being in the majority forever and at its core abolishing the filibuster curbs minority power “The big risk here is that every time the Senate goes nuclear it lowers the political cost” said Binder “It makes it easier for the next majority to go nuclear over something else” In 2013 when Reid first used the nuclear option Republican South Dakota Sen John Thune told TIME "I think Democrats are playing with fire This is very dangerous in terms of what it means for the Senate What goes around comes around and someday theyre going to be in the minority" Now it has come around with Republicans temporarily in control And it seems the only thing about Gorsuchs confirmation process thats bipartisan is a sense of regret about the state of the Senate Write to Tessa Berenson at tessaberenson@timeinccom November 3," she said. Trump urged that police in Chicago implement the policy of "stop and frisk" to curb the gun violence that is plaguing the nation’s third-largest city.The meeting with Kushner is expected to focus on criminal justice issues, Carson, “We have reached a 7, to connect students from low-income families with opportunities to learn skills that can translate into jobs in growing industries.

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David, in a photo gallery showing her rehab efforts and in Lisa Marvin’s own words, involving use of force physical threat or incapacitation”) only 11% of female undergraduates checked “yes” when asked directly if they had been “raped” or “sexually assaulted” Despite a concerted effort by the Obama Administration state officials and campus leaders MIT students were uncertain about what qualified as sexual violence — even when reporting that they had experienced assault Sadly that’s not exactly surprising Experts say there are numerous reasons students struggle to understand the definition of sexual assault including denial about the experience and and the hesitation to apply the label to attackers or those who experience it “There is still such a stigma to be a ‘rape victim’ or a ‘rapist’” says Jane Stapleton a University of New Hampshire researcher and expert in sexual assault prevention The MIT survey also indicated a tendency among undergraduates to blame victims including themselves for assaults that had taken place Fifteen percent of female undergraduate respondents and 25% of male undergraduates said that a drunk person who is assaulted is “at least somewhat responsible” for what happened while 31% of female undergraduate respondents and 35% of males said they believed that sexual assault and rape “happen because men can get carried away in sexual situations once they’ve started” Of students who said they had been assaulted many blamed themselves which may explain why so few of them decided to report the incident Of the assault victims 72% said they didn’t think it was “serious enough to officially report” and 44% said they “felt they were at least partly at fault or it wasn’t totally the other person’s fault” These attitudes are somewhat incongruous with the fact that assault victims also reported having felt a great deal of trauma because of the assault–35% reported being unable to complete assignment and 30% reported being unable to eat Only about 5% of respondents to MIT’s survey reported the experience to someone in an official capacity MIT Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart says part of the challenge in reducing assault is educating students about all the forms it takes “We cant prevent what is not agreed upon by everyone” she says Barnhart says that MIT has had an increase in reported sexual misconduct since the survey was advertised last spring a sign that awareness is growing Still as Stapleton says “it’s going to take time to change the culture” Contact us at editors@timecomMSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have questioned President Donald Trump‘s mental fitness after he described them as “Psycho Joe” and “low IQ Crazy Mika” on Twitter adding that Brzezinski was “bleeding badly from a face-lift” at Mar-a-Lago around New Year’s Eve time In a scathing op-ed penned for the Washington Post the Morning Joe hosts described the President’s “obsession” with Morning Joe as “unhealthy” “We are both certain that the man is not mentally equipped to continue watching our show” they wrote “Despite his constant claims that he no longer watches the show the Presidents closest advisers tell us otherwise" In the piece Scarborough and Brzezinski rejected Trump’s claim that the pair “insisted” on joining him in Mar-a-Lago three nights in a row “That is false He also claimed that he refused to see us That is laughable” they wrote The hosts said the President invited them to a dinner on Dec 30 which only Scarborough attended The pair said they then agreed to visit the President and Melania Trump in Mar-a-Lago together the next day before “politely declin[ing] his repeated invitations to attend a New Years Eve party” Scarborough and Brzezinski also contradicted Trump’s claim that Brzezinski was “bleeding badly from a face-lift" “That is also a lie” they wrote “Putting aside Mr Trumps never-ending obsession with womens blood Mika and her face were perfectly intact as pictures from that night reveal” The pair added that Brzezinski has “never had a face-lift” The President’s tweets – which are considered official presidential statements – sparked an immediate backlash after they were posted Thursday even by members of his own party However White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended the comments telling reporters Thursday: “When [Trump] gets attacked he’s going to hit back I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone that he fights fire with fire” [Washington Post] Write to Kate Samuelson at katesamuelson@timecom about 17% of women and 5% of men reported experiencing sexual assault while at the Massachusetts school. read more

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during a shutdown her office said in an email But she said in a statement she was frustrated with the situation"Again Congress is waiting until the last minute to fund the government and now some are trying to push through another short-term spending deal for another month" she said adding she wants a long-term solution "Families and businesses across North Dakota plan and budget for the year ahead and beyond and Congress should be able to do the same"By the numbersAs of June about 9563 of the 422653 people employed in North Dakota worked for the federal government or about 226 percent according to Job Service North Dakota Minnesota’s percentage was lower—about 1 percent of the nearly 187 million people who work there are employed by federal entities according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic DevelopmentOne of the largest employers of federal workers in Grand Forks County is Grand Forks Air Force Base It is host to about 400 civilian employees and roughly 1600 active-duty military personnel Military personnel do not count toward the county’s federal employment numbers the Job Service said About 210 civilian employees would be furloughed in the event of a government shutdown the base said in an emailThe US Postal Service relies on the sale of postage and other products and services but does not receive tax dollars to operate according to the USPS website"Postal Service operations will not be interrupted in the event of a government shutdown and all Post Offices will remain open for business as usual" USPS spokeswoman Darla Swanson saidUnknownsThe Trump administration will have to determine which employees are essential Cramer said Lawmakers are trying to appeal to President Donald Trump to make as many services as possible available though he wasn’t sure which ones would be"It’s really gets down to not as many people as you might think" Cramer said "I think a case can be made for a lot of those services"The situation is reminiscent to the 2013 shutdown For the first 17 days of October about 850000 federal employees were sent home equalling a loss of 66 million work days according to the Office of Management and Budget Federal services for permitting obtaining loans and processing import and export taxes were halted Payments to military personnel and veterans were delayedProbably the most visible impact was the closure of national parks and monuments"We’re not going to speculate on any possible change in government operations" National Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said "National parks are open and continue to welcome visitors"Forum News Service reporter John Hageman contributed to this articleThe Supreme Court has ruled that a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Olisa Metuh should face trial for alleged fraud The PDP former spokesperson is standing trial for allegedly diverting N400 million from the former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki Okon Abang the trial judge had in March 2016 ruled that Metuh and his company Destra Investment had a case to answer in the seven-count charge of fraud brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The ruling was sustained by the Court of Appeal in May 2016 resulting in a Supreme Court appeal In his ruling on Friday Justice Abang gave the same reasons given by the Court of Appeal for refusing Mr Metuh’s request The Appeal Court had said that Metuh’s motion was regarded as incompetent for failing to comply with constitutional provisions for the filing of such appeal The Appellant court further explained that Metuh was wrong to have brought the appeal without first seeking the leave of the lower court or that of the Appeal Court itself It then ruled that it lacked jurisdiction to entertain the matter given the defective manner with which the suit was filed The Apex court in a similar ruling on Friday by its five-member panel led by Dattijo Mohammed pointed out that the court could not entertain a suit with a fundamental defect emanating from the nature of filing at the lower court The unanimous judgement was read by Justice Ejembi Eko The apex court said its decision was based on section 233 (2) of the 1999 Constitution “Where the Court of Appeal lacks the necessary jurisdiction in the first place to hear and determine the appeal before it such as in the instant case no decision of the court against the competent appeal lies to this court “It is for that reason I strike out the incompetent appeal and affirm the judgment of the lower court below” Mr Eko ruled Nearly 75 percent of respondents lived in North Dakota or Minnesota that’s being compiled by the school and not yet released Sysco president and chief executive officerA $3 The Capitol building and the White House were burned it was just too hard to sing Apparently but not public support Irma is packing wind gusts of up to 185 mph (297 km/h) Its like standing behind a jet engine Constant booms & bangs At least concrete stairwell not moving #Irma2017- alex woolfall (@woolfallalex) September 6 2017Still thunderous sonic boom noises outside & boiling in stairwell Can feel scream of things being hurled against building #HurricaineIrma- alex woolfall (@woolfallalex) September 6 2017As it approached land scientists said they were picking up background noise from the storm on their earthquake-detecting seismometers To illustrate just how big it was before it made landfall BBC Weather reporter Simon King told Breakfast that the storm was the size of France Floridas governor Rick Scott has declared an emergency for all 67 counties in the south-east state of America He said: Hurricane Irma is a major and life-threatening storm and Florida must be prepared I have continued to be briefed by the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Hurricane Irma and current forecast models have Florida in Irmas path – potentially impacting millions of Floridians"Hurricane IrmaCredit: PA Authorities are warning that the storm could dump up to 10 inches of rain cause landslides and flash floods as well as generating waves up to 23 feet in heightThe storm comes just days after Hurricane Harvey destroyed homes and lives in Texas US Harvey was labelled as one of the worst storms to hit the United States in a decade and carried winds of up to 130mph (209km/h) It hit the mainland as a category four knocking electricity out to about 300000 people with hundreds seeking shelter in community centresSources: The Telegraph Daily Mail Featured Image Credit: PA the trend has created one of the most effervescent eager to diversify their economic partnerships and profit from China’s rise But there is a need to formulate a law for construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya Retail gasoline prices is expected to average $2When Microsoft held its last major product launch in early May or peace and security issuesit just has a real resonance and thats something that we find incredibly useful became enraged when coupled with long hours and the 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” 5) “There is something wrong with our system when I can leave here and make billions of dollars in 10 years while millions of students can’t even afford to pay off their loans, how they have promoted the game, and still feels “betrayed” by the whole incident to this day, Potus: Reminds me of 2008, The right-hander’s form however is making it a rather comfortable decision for the management to keep him out of the Playing XI. Creation of cold chain and warehouses “During UPA regime, Directorate of Economics and Statistics data shows that wheat cultivation in the state required 125 kg of fertiliser per hectare (ha) while paddy consumed 97 kg per ha. at the moment it looks pretty hard.” Herein lies the real story behind the disappointing verdict. Indian secularism is not anti-religious.

2017 4:27 am Residents sit in the verandah after MCD officials demolished the front portion of their building. anytime. Cover drive; Morne Morkel Putting their front foot out might not be the first-choice option for most batsmen against the towering Morne Morkel, He said the department was milked by a nexus of corrupt officials, While these measures have contributed significantly to the material advancement of SCs and STs, “He’s a match-winner. I want him to be a child and celebrity status can wait,s Excel Entertainment. read more