Dozen goals in two matches Real Kashmir FC march on

first_imgKolkata: It rained a dozen goals in the 129th Durand Cup on Saturday with Real Kashmir FC thrashing former champions Army Green 4-0 and Mohammedan Sporting hammering Indian Navy 6-2, riding on a five-goal blitz by Arthur Kouassi. At the Kalyani Stadium here, Real Kashmir FC, who participated in the tournament despite trouble back home in the Valley, inched closer to secure a semi-final berth. Their second successive win took them to top of the group C table with six points from two matches. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over ChandigarhChesterpoul Lyngdoh struck a brace (3rd, 39th), while Singam Subash Singh (33rd) and Khaidem Vicky Meitei (90+2nd) scored one each against the Bengaluru-based Army outfit who were reduced to nine players in the second-half. Trailing 0-3, all hell broke loose for the Army side when Sajesh Muttath and Laishramnanishsingh were given marching orders in 52nd and 55th minutes respectively by referee Crystal John. They tried to put up a fight but only to concede another goal at the fag end of the match with Meitei completing the rout. The Army Green were dished out a third red card, but this time after the final whistle with the offender being Vibin T V. Also Read – Vijender’s next fight on Nov 22, opponent to be announced laterIn their final group league fixture on August 17, the Snow Leopards will take on FC Goa who are in the second spot with three points from one match. Having suffered a defeat in the Durand Cup opener against Mohun Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting returned to winning ways in an eight-goal thriller at the Mariners’ home ground. All the action was confined to second-half with the second division I-League team finally ending the goalless stalemate in the 56th minute. The Ivorian forward possibly had the most impressive performance in the ongoing Durand Cup as he toyed with Indian Navy’s defence to score four more goals in the 72nd, 76th, 86th and 90th minute, the final one coming through a penalty. Ugandan recruit Mudde Musa scored the only other goal for MSC in the 62nd minute. A long ranger from the corner of the penalty box by Britto P M in the 71st minute opened the sheet for Navy, seconds before Kouassi would net his second. The final moments of the match saw some intense action with another penalty coming at 90+6, this time in Navy’s favour and Britto taking the day’s Durand Cup goal count to 12. Mohammedan Sporting will face ATK for their final match of group league on August 16, while Navy will face the current group B toppers Mohun Bagan on August 17.last_img read more

Manitoba university cuts ties with Ebola researcher pending RCMP investigation

first_imgWINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba says it has cut ties with an Ebola vaccine researcher pending the results of an RCMP investigation.A spokesperson says the school is ending the non-salaried adjunct appointments of Dr. Xiangguo Qiu and her husband Keding Cheng.Qiu, a renowned virologist who received her original medical training in China, helped develop a vaccine for the Ebola virus at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.Cheng also worked at the lab as a researcher.The Public Health Agency of Canada said on Monday that it was taking steps to address an “administrative matter” at the lab after it advised the Mounties of possible policy breaches.The laboratory is Canada’s highest-security infectious disease research facility dealing with deadly contagious germs.Public Health said there is no risk to the public and the work of the lab continues.The Canadian Press has been unable to reach Qiu or Cheng for comment.The RCMP in Manitoba has confirmed it received a referral from the health agency, but has not confirmed whether Qui or Cheng is being investigated.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

Glencore selling 10 per cent of agri business to BC fund for

Glencore selling 10 per cent of agri business to B.C. fund for US$625 million by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 9, 2016 7:51 am MDT Last Updated Jun 9, 2016 at 9:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TORONTO – Glencore PLC says the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. will pay US$624.9 million cash to buy about 10 per cent ownership in the Swiss company’s agricultural products division, which includes the Viterra grain-handling business.It’s the second time this year that the Swiss multinational has sold a major piece of Glencore Agri to a Canadian retirement fund manager.It announced in April that Canada Pension Plan Investment Board would buy 40 per cent of the agriculture products business for US$2.5 billion.As a result of the sale of 9.99 per cent to BCIMC, Glencore will own 50.01 per cent of the global agricultural products business, Glencore announced from Baar, Switzerland.Glencore bought Viterra in late 2012 for C$6.1 billion, as the Swiss global commodities trader expanded its presence in agricultural products. It later sold portions of Viterra’s business operations to two Canadian companies.Glencore Agri currently has operations in Canada, Australia, South America and Europe and employs more than 12,000 people read more

UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo warns M23 armed group over helicopter

The warning from the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in DRC (MONUSCO) comes after two of the mission’s utility helicopters faced hostile fire on 26 December from “two localities under M23 control,” according to a MONUSCO press release.MONUSCO said the helicopters were unarmed and are “routinely used for medical evacuation for both UN personnel and civilians.”They were fired upon while undertaking a “routine flying certification” 20 kilometres north of Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu province in eastern DRC that the M23 occupied last month for 11 days.MONUSCO added that this was the second time that UN helicopters had been “deliberately targeted by M23 elements” during December.The M23 is made up of former DRC army troops who mutinied in April, and named after a 23 March 2009 peace agreement that they reportedly say has not been implemented. For its part, MONUSCO is deployed in DRC to protect civilians, humanitarian personnel and human rights defenders, among other tasks set by the UN Security Council.“MONUSCO reminds that peacekeepers are in the exclusive service of peace, and that any attack against them constitutes a war crime,” the mission said. “Those responsible for such acts will be prosecuted and brought to justice.”The M23 has this month participated in peace talks with the DRC Government in the Ugandan capital of Kampala. Its troops withdrew from Goma at the end of November under the supervision of some of the 1,500 MONUSCO peacekeepers deployed in the city of one million. This was in accordance with requirements laid out in a communiqué issued by the regional intergovernmental group known as the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).MONUSCO said it has reported the recent attacks to ICGLR’s Joint Verification Mechanism in Goma, which monitors the border between DRC and Rwanda.It added that the 26 December attacks took place at approximately 8 p.m., with initial fire originating from Kibumba, a town about 25 kilometres north of Goma, and a second round of fire coming from Kanyamahoro, another locality in the region. read more

Opinion Ohio State linebackers have earned back the Silver Bullets moniker

Redshirt-freshman linebacker Darron Lee celebrates during the College Football Playoff Championship against Oregon on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas. OSU won, 42-20.Credit: Mark Batke / Photo editorHistorically, Ohio State defenses — especially the linebackers — have lived up to their moniker.But as of late, the “Silver Bullets” have been shooting blanks.Even in August, the Buckeye linebackers were one of the biggest question marks on the team.Senior Curtis Grant had plenty of talent — judging by his five-star rating coming out of high school — but he never seemed to put it all together in Columbus. To an extent, the same could be said for junior Joshua Perry, who racked up just 69 tackles through his first two years with the Buckeyes.And then there was redshirt-freshman Darron Lee, who still looked more like the high school quarterback he was than the elite linebacker he is today.But just before the season Grant was named a team captain — which came as a surprise to some — and Perry and Lee had locked up starting spots. Lee made his mark early on with a key touchdown off a fumble recovery against Navy, but the Buckeye defense still struggled through the season’s first two weeks.And that struggle, combined with a poor day from the OSU offense, led to a 35-21 loss to Virginia Tech in the second game of the year.The next week, against Kent State, the defense pitched its first shutout of the season as a new linebacker — freshman Raekwon McMillan — burst onto the scene with a team-high seven total tackles and two sacks.But over the next nine weeks, the Buckeyes gave up at least 24 points seven times.Those high-scoring outputs seemed to be a bad omen going into the Big Ten Championship Game, but OSU — which was led in tackles by Lee — shut out a top-15 opponent as it beat Wisconsin, 59-0.Then Lee was named the defensive player of the game against Alabama, and the Buckeyes shut down Marcus Mariota in the title game, beating Oregon, 42-20.Now even with Grant departing, it’s clear that the “Silver Bullets” are making their return, and the linebackers will be the first ones out of the chamber in 2015.Look no further than Lee’s upper arm — where he has a fresh “Silver Bullets” tattoo, according to an Instagram post — to see that the linebackers have embraced a new mindset.They’ll be backing one of the best lines around once again next season, but led by Perry, who had 124 total tackles last season, Lee, who had 7.5 sacks and 16.5 tackles for loss in his first year playing linebacker full time, and McMillan, who showcased a skillset that could make him one of the nation’s best next season, the linebackers might prove to be the best position unit on the team.So much for question marks. read more

Precedent mounting investigations of Ohio State football may bring stricter punishment for

Ohio State is far from the first school to be charged with NCAA infractions for violations committed by its football program. Other programs have had penalties ranging from small suspensions to the “death penalty,” but precedents set by NCAA cases could influence the organization’s final ruling on OSU. On Aug. 12, a group of university representatives, including interim coach Luke Fickell and former coach Jim Tressel, will travel to Indianapolis to make its case to the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions. The NCAA’s Notice of Allegations, sent to OSU President E. Gordon Gee on April 21, detailed the charges brought against the university. In the report, the NCAA said Tressel failed to behave with “honesty and integrity,” and knowingly played ineligible players, including Terrelle Pryor, Dan Herron, DeVier Posey, Solomon Thomas and Mike Adams. The players are suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for selling memorabilia and receiving improper benefits. The report also revealed that OSU may be designated as a “repeat offender” because of coach Jim O’Brien and 2006 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Troy Smith. O’Brien gave $6,000 to recruit’s mother, later forcing the Buckeyes to vacate their 2001 Final Four appearance and season wins. Repeat offenders generally receive harsher penalties. Absent from the report were the terms “lack of institutional control” and “failure to monitor,” which can indicate large-scale violations and equally large penalties. If the ongoing NCAA investigation uncovers a widespread problem within the program, “lack of institutional control” can still be applied to OSU. Sports Illustrated recently reported that OSU’s violations extended beyond the six players suspended next season. The report said as many as 28 players received improper benefits since 2002, including nine current players. Josephine Potuto, who has served on the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions since 2006, said the new allegations could lead to an extended investigation. “I would say, given what’s been reported in the papers and other media, I would guess there’s a chance the hearing won’t be held in August,” Potuto said. Potuto also said that, if the NCAA decided to investigate further, the hearing could be delayed. Michael Buckner, a lawyer who specializes in sports law, said the alleged violations eventually could lead to OSU being cited for “lack of institutional control.” “These are just new allegations,” Buckner said. “Although they have been published from reputable media organizations, the NCAA and OSU still must conduct their own investigation, interview witnesses, collect documents and verify those allegations before any time of institutional control allegations are added to the case.” In 2010, the USC football program was cited for “lack of institutional control” for violations primarily involving running back Reggie Bush. The program received a two-year postseason-bowl ban and faced reduction of 30 scholarships over three years. Chris Dufresne, who covers USC football for The Los Angeles Times, said there are similarities between the two cases. “What you have in common are two major power football universities where football is king and needs to be protected at all times,” Dufresne said. “But you have to wonder, ‘At what cost?’” Dufresne said whether OSU is cited for “lack of institutional control” depends on several factors. “It’s going to depend on whether it can be isolated to one person,” Dufresne said. “If it’s just Jim Tressel and no one else was really involved, then it’s on him. But it all depends on how much it bleeds into the rest of the administration.” One thing that may benefit OSU is that the university self-reported the violations in December, whereas USC denied any wrongdoing. “Ohio State initially did self-report this in December,” Dufresne said. “How they did it and how they perceived it and managed it is in question. … USC basically said they never did anything wrong.” Despite the self-reported violations, Dufresne said OSU still could face harsher penalties than USC because Tressel was a central figure in the violations. “Given what has been reported and what, I think, is being acknowledged, the head coach had players compete when they were ineligible,” Potuto said. “That’s a serious violation.” Dufresne said Tressel’s involvement probably will lead to a strict ruling. “My best guess is (the punishment) will be at least as severe as USC’s,” Dufresne said, “possibly more because (Tressel) was involved.” The most severe punishment the NCAA can issue is known commonly as the “death penalty.” If a program is issued the death penalty, it is banned from competing for one year. In 1987, the NCAA gave the Southern Methodist University football program the dreaded punishment. That remains the only time the NCAA has instituted the death penalty. Buckner said he doesn’t think OSU will share SMU’s fate. “With SMU, you have an entirely different situation,” he said. “You had boosters that were members of the Board of Directors that were directly involved. So, it started at the very top and went all the way down. It was definitely the textbook case of ‘lack of institutional control’ because the institution sanctioned that lack of control.” SMU was already serving a two-year bowl ban when it was discovered that players were being paid to play for the school. Dufresne said he doesn’t think the death penalty ever will be used again. “They’re never going to do that again,” Dufresne said. “I think they realized that they went way overboard with that because it basically put a program out of business for 25 years.” read more

Retail workers union stands up for HM employees

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The Athens Retail Workers’ Union issued a statement denouncing the new employment contract presented by the multinational fashion store company H&M. The union accuses the retail giant of trying to impose an agreement which further slashes workers rights and intensifies exploitation and oppression. Specifically, the union points out at certain parts of the contract that obliges employees to work at any branch the company decides at any given time, increases working hours through ‘flexibility’ provisions and imposes a set of internal regulations, threatening employees with penalties, or even laying off, if they don’t comply. The proposed agreement makes it easy for the employer to reduce salaries and fire employees. The union statement calls for H&M employees to refrain from signing the contract and join the H&M Fight committee in their quest for a reinstatement of collective bargaining, which was abolished as per the reforms demanded by Greece’s lenders as part of the bailout program. Calling for all retail workers to unionise, the organisation accuses the government and the EU of nurturing and supporting this kind of agreements which undermines the rights of Greek workers.last_img read more

Comment certaines femelles parviennent à retarder le début dune grossesse

first_imgComment certaines femelles parviennent à retarder le début d’une grossesseLes souris femelles comme certaines autres espèces de mammifères sont capables de reporter à plus tard le début d’une grossesse. Un phénomène appelé “diapause embryonnaire” dont les mécanismes moléculaires viennent d’être identifiés. Si la grossesse est une conséquence inévitable après qu’un ovocyte a été fécondé chez l’humain, ce n’est pas le cas chez tous les animaux. Certaines femelles sont en effet capables de retarder le début de la grossesse et de placer l’ovocyte fécondé en attente d’un meilleur moment pour la démarrer. Ce phénomène appelé “diapause embryonnaire” se retrouve chez les femelles souris mais aussi chez d’autres mammifères comme le kangourou. Il leur permet de retarder une grossesse si les conséquences environnementales ne sont pas favorables à la survie du futur petit et de sa mère, ou si un autre bébé est déjà en route. Pour cela, l’organisme de la mère empêche l’oeuf de s’implanter au niveau de l’utérus et le maintient dans un état “inactivé” jusqu’à ce que la grossesse ne soit relancée. Néanmoins, la manière dont ce procédé était mise en place et les mécanismes intervenant restaient pour les scientifiques un mystère… du moins jusqu’ici.Des chercheurs de la Children’s Research Foundation de Cincinnati aux Etats-Unis ont en effet réussi à percer l’énigme : ce sont des gènes appelés MSX qui déclencheraient la diapause. Pour en arriver là, Sudhansu Dey et ses collègues ont étudié en détail le processus d’implantation d’un embryon dans l’utérus d’une souris femelle. Ils ont ainsi constaté qu’un gène, MSX1, était particulièrement actif juste avant l’implantation, ce qui a suggéré qu’il pourrait jouer un rôle dans la diapause.Des gènes importants pour retarder la grossesseAfin de tester cette hypothèse, les chercheurs ont utilisé des hormones pour induire un report de grossesse chez des femelles souris, visons et wallabies. Puis, durant cette “pause”, ils ont évalué le niveau d’activité de MSX1 et d’autres gènes liés dans la fabrication de protéines avant d’observer en imagerie les tissus pour voir où ce gène était actif. Ceci a permis de constater que MSX1 était plus actif lorsque la grossesse était retardée et que ceci était vrai pour les trois animaux. Les résultats ont également confirmé que MSX1 et les gènes liés étaient bien responsables de la production de protéines et que ceux-ci étaient actifs dans les cellules épithéliales, un type cellulaire notamment présent à l’intérieur de l’utérus. Selon Sudhansu Dey, ces résultats sont très excitants car ils montrent que les gènes MSX, qui constituent une ancienne famille de gènes, ont été préservés durant longtemps et qu’ils jouent un rôle important dans le retardement d’une grossesse dans des conditions inadaptées. Des applications chez l’humain ?À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Désormais, les scientifiques s’interrogent donc sur la possibilité que ces mêmes gènes puissent permettre un report de grossesse chez d’autres animaux comme les ours polaires ou les pandas géants. Selon Dey interrogé par LiveScience, une meilleure compréhension de ce processus pourrait même, au bout du compte, avoir des implications chez l’humain, en jouant sur l’activité de ces fameux gènes. “Si nous maintenons MSX1 à des niveaux élevés chez les femmes, peut-être pourrions-nous étendre la phase réceptive” pour la fertilisation, a t-il expliqué. Toutefois, une telle possibilité nécessitera de nombreuses années de travaux supplémentaires.Le 24 avril 2013 à 12:18 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Internet Gutter Crisis Actors

first_imgStay on target Online is a strange and terrifying place. It’s enabled us to connect with one another, advance the causes of science and culture, and unite the world with a glowing net of data. It’s also enabled people with very… particular interests to find each other. In this weekly series, we’ll be dipping into the Internet Gutter – the strange subcultures and weird worlds lurking in the dark pockets of the World Wide Web.Crisis ActorsThe students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who survived the shooting a few weeks ago have mobilized themselves in front of the media to push for stronger gun laws and try to prevent a tragedy like that from happening again. That’s… good, right? Not if you’re this week’s residents of the Internet Gutter, who believe those kids – and thousands of other people like them – are “crisis actors” hired by shadowy entities to play roles in dramas staged to manipulate the sheeple. Read on, pal – this one is a wild ride.The thing about “crisis actors” is that they’re actually a real thing in the normal human world. Trained professionals are sometimes hired to be “victims” to train police officers, EMTs and other service personnel. But that honest occupation has become twisted into something very different by the people you’re about to meet.The History Of Crisis ActingIt might surprise you to learn that accusations of fakery in times of turmoil aren’t new. In 1957, a group of nine African-American students braved racist violence to integrate Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. One of the stories that started to circulate in the wake of their protest was that the nine weren’t even high schoolers, but paid actors that the N.A.A.C.P. had imported from other states.The Internet, though, lets wild ideas like this flower in its fetid soil. The first major modern use of the term came after the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2013. As America mourned the loss of 26 people, 20 of them children, a professor of communications at Florida Atlantic University named James Tracy burst onto the scene claiming that the event never happened, but rather was a stunt by the govenment to crack down on 2nd amendment rights.The name of this tactic is a “false flag,” and that too has a real historical precedent. It was originally used to describe pirate ships that kept a stock of the flags of many nations, which they would raise to get close to unsuspecting ships before dropping the facade and raiding them. In modern parlance, it means an operation done under the cover of pretending to be something else.If Tracy just kept his theories to a blog, it wouldn’t have been so bad. But he was so convinced that his theory was correct that he sarted harassing the victims’ families, demanding photographic proof of their identities. Needless to say, this didn’t go over well with his employers, who kicked him to the curb.Since then, the crisis actor theory has just gained momentum. With a seemingly endless cavalcade of shootings, bombings and other disasters to feed on, more and more people are falling for the theory. And one very loud man is leading the way.The Big Red MachineAlex Jones has been America’s leading peddler of conspiracies and brain pills for decades as the owner of Infowars, a media platform that extends from the radio to YouTube and more. Infowars was one of the first places to give James Tracy a platform after the Sandy Hook massacre, and Jones himself has promulgated the idea that Sandy Hook was a hoax. During the Trump administration, Jones has gone in hard on the idea of a “deep state,” a shadowy government organization that aims to unseat The Donald with events like the Las Vegas shooting and the Florida massacre.Amusingly, Jones has been the victim of his own crisis actor conspiracy theory, with speculation that he’s actually legendary comic Bill Hicks who faked his own death from pancreatic cancer to start a new career as a radio host.The King Of CastingIf you delve deep enough into the world of crisis actors, one name will come up over and over again: Ed Chiarini, better known as “DallasGoldBug.” Chiarini is a Texas film producer who dove deep down the conspiracy rabbithole and came up with something truly special: it’s not just mass shootings that are staged by the government. Literally everything you see on the “news” is fiction, staged by Hollywood using a recurring cast of actors. His website features hundreds of Photoshopped images that offer “proof” that, say, Lady Gaga is the same person as Amy Winehouse and Steve Carrell played both Alice Cooper and Boy George. Politicians are also actors, with the wildest accusation being that Joe Biden and Donald Trump are one and the same.It’s… quite a leap of logic, to put it gently. But DallasGoldBug is convinced that all of this is the work of a family descended from the Mayflower that’s been pulling the strings in America for centuries. For what ends he doesn’t really get into, which is probably for the best.Chiarini’s crisis actor exposing career skidded to a halt in January when police pulled him over in Michigan for following too close to the car ahead of him. In his vehicle was four grams of meth, which coupled with three misdemeanor warrants from other states was enough to get him put behind bars. His site is down while he’s in jail, but his acolytes continue to spread the word.Behind The ScenesThe most amazing thing about crisis actor theories is the insane level of background work that would have to go in to making them true. It’s one thing to fake the moon landing on a Hollywood soundstage with some 1960s special effects, like flat Earthers think NASA did. It’s a whole ‘nother bundle to hire actors to pretend to be dozens of family members of victims, each with believable social media accounts, credit histories and people who will claim to have known them for their whole lives. That level of coordination without a single leak would be very difficult to pull off once. Multiple times in a year? Safe to say, impossible.Even funnier, though, is the way the conspiracy theorists discount any evidence that goes against their theories. Not a single crisis actor proponent has, in our research, ever admitted that they were wrong and whatever tragedy they’re targeting actually happened.So what’s the root cause behind it? Some people think that a medical condition called prosopagnosia might be at the root of confusing people for each other. Also known as “face blindness,” it involves an area at the base of the brain that malfunctions, diminishing the ability of sufferers to distinguish one arrangement of facial features from another. It manifests in several different ways, but one of the most common is confusing people who look superficially similar – same eye and hair color, for example – for one another. Sound familiar?Whether it’s a legit medical condition or just Internet people being paranoid, crisis actor theories will be floating to the top of the Internet Gutter as long as bad things keep happening. 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Police seize 4 more illegal guns

first_img Recommended for you #MagneticMediaNews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppNassau, Bahamas, February 3, 2017 – Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2017, Police took four illegal weapons off the streets of New Providence in separate incidents during the past 48 hours.   In the first incident, shortly before 9:00am on Thursday 2nd February 2017, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers acting on information went to a bushy area on Saki Street off Soldier Road, where they uncovered a 9 – millimeter pistol with two rounds of ammunition.A short while later around 9:00am, a concerned citizen handed over to police, an AK – 47 Assault Rifle with 21 live rounds of ammunition.  Later that same day shortly before 4:00pm, Selective Enforcement Team officers were on routine patrol on Fowler Street off East Street, when they saw a man walking who aroused their suspicion.  The man on seeing the officers threw a firearm to the ground and fled on foot.  The officers gave chase but were unable to catch the man.  The firearm was recovered and found to be a .40 Austria Pistol with 11 rounds of ammunition.In the final incident, shortly before 9:00am on Friday 3rd February 2017, Firearms Tracing and Investigation Unit Officers acting on information went to Bailey Drive, Coral Harbour, where they uncovered a 12 – Gauge shotgun. No one was taken into custody in connection with these seizures. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#magneticmedianewscenter_img Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provolast_img read more

Lennon calls for stricter penalty for racial abusers

first_imgBurnley winger Aaron Lennon says “something has to be done” to get rid of racism in football after the incident at Stamford Bridge last weekend.Sterling was the subject of an alleged racist abuse on Saturday at Stamford Bridge, and Lennon believes that only a severe punishment for such behavior will eradicate the issue.“There’s always going to be a small group, a minority of fans who act stupidly and come out with crazy things but in this day and age, I can’t believe it’s still going on,” Lennon told Sky Sports.“Something has to be done for it to be stopped and hopefully it will get sorted in the near future.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…“It’s not for me to decide, I think they need to come down harder on things like this because there’s no need for it in the game, there’s no need for it anywhere, to be honest.“Football has come a long way, and it just needs to be stamped out.“It’s never nice in any walk of life to see this, especially in football because like I said it has come such a long way.“But it’s a small minority of people, you have to think football as a whole has improved a lot, but there’s still a lot to be done.”last_img read more

Soybean Growers Testify in Support of Sustainable Fuels Bills to Promote Investment

first_imgAmerican Soybean Association (ASA) Chairman Mike Yost testified today in support of the National Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals of 1999 Act (H.R. 2827). During testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research and Specialty Crops, Yost said that the bill, introduced by Representative Tom Ewing (R-IL), would promote research and help bring new bio-based industrial and other products to market.Yost, a soybean grower from Murdock, Minn., said that U.S. soybean producers have invested millions of dollars through national and state check-off programs in developing and promoting soybean and soy-based products. Biodiesel and soy ink are presently the most visible and commercially successful soy-based industrial products, but many more, such as soy-based lubricants, adhesives and particle boards, are also on the market.”These products are usually more environmentally friendly than their petroleum-based competitors, and they help rural economies by providing new markets for commodities,” Yost said. “However, the technologies are new and emerging and often expensive. H.R. 2827 and its companion bill, S. 935, introduced by Senate Agriculture Chairman Richard Lugar (R-IN), can help serve as catalysts for encouraging federal investment in biodiesel and other bio-based products.”Yost cited the progress made in biodiesel use as an example of industry and government working together to promote sustainable fuels. Last fall, Congress approved ASA-supported legislation to allow public vehicle fleets to earn credits under the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT) by using a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent petroleum diesel, commonly called (B20). As a direct result, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it would purchase and use 20,000 gallons of biodiesel. The Agriculture Research Services, which conducted original biodiesel development research, began use of B20 in 65 vehicles at its Beltsville, Md., facility last August, and reports great success. Furthermore, Governor Bob Taft of Ohio has announced that his state will use 400,000 gallons of biodiesel over the next year.Along with encouraging further research, H.R. 2827 and S. 935 would benefit biodiesel, as well as other products, by creating the Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals Board to build a stronger partnership between federal agencies that will improve communication and coordination. ASA also requested that the Subcommittee include authorization for a biodiesel project aimed at reducing costs of soy-based biodiesel.last_img read more

Blazers rally falls short against Mavericks

first_imgPORTLAND — They can still keep them on their feet. They may not send them home happy, but the Trail Blazers can still keep their fans out of their chairs and inside the building. Yes, the Mavericks beat Portland 97-94 Friday night, leaving mathematics as the only thing keeping the Blazers’ postseason hopes alive. But a resurgent fourth quarter sent a message to those in attendance — we might not have wins, but we do still have pride. “Down 24 points to the defending champs, I’m extremely proud of how our guys showed up,” Blazers interim coach Kaleb Canales said. “There is no quit in us.” The Rose Garden’s primary scoreboard was not functioning Friday, and for most of the game, that almost seemed like it was by design. Dallas (34-26) jumped out to a 9-0 lead, led by 14 at the end of the first quarter, and was up by 20 at the start of the fourth.last_img read more

Police Grandmother who claimed child was abducted filed false report

first_imgSOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A woman who claimed her grandchild was abducted when a man stole her car at a Southwest Miami-Dade gas station was taken into custody because she filed a false police report, officials said.According to Miami-Dade Police, Antoinette Rowan told authorities she picked up the man, whom she had met online regarding some sort of transaction involving her vehicle, on Sunday.After they went to a Walmart, she said, they stopped at the Sunoco gas station along Southwest 112th Avenue and 220th Street at around 8:15 p.m.Investigators said Rowan told them she briefly left the vehicle, leaving her 3-year-old grandchild still in the back seat. Moments later, she said, the man took off in her vehicle with the child still inside.Surveillance video from the gas station showed the woman walking toward the building and just moments later running back out when she saw the car taking off.The child was later returned to the woman’s home.“Detectives kept an open line of communication, and that’s how, at one point, [her] 21-year-old daughter contacted the authorities and said that she was home, and she heard what she thought was the voice of her little 3-year-old brother,” said Miami-Dade Police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta. “She walked outside, and sure enough, he was standing outside. Unknown how he got dropped off, when he got dropped off, by who, but she says that he was unharmed.” Monday afternoon, however, police said Rowan’s account of events was not true.Rowan was taken into custody and will be placed under arrest and charged with filing a false police report.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Generators Going Again Lights Back on In Ft Yukon

first_imgDownload AudioThe lights are back on in Fort Yukon, including the Christmas trees, now that three of the village’s four electrical generators are functioning again. A couple of weeks ago, the holidays didn’t look so happy for the remote Yukon River community, when all but one of its generators broke down. But the community got through by cutting back and helping each other out. It all happened just as the utility was planning to build a new power plant that will reduce their dependence on diesel-fueled generators.last_img read more

100 business travel moments that changed history

first_imgBehind every great business moment, there was business travel. For example, in 1953, C.R. Smith, president of American Airlines and R. Blair Smith, a senior sales representative for IBM, were introduced on a flight by a flight attendant. The two men were seated next to each other and spent the next several hours talking. During that flight they would agree on the framework of Sabre Corporation, which was co-founded by American Airlines and IBM in 1960.Over the last 100 years, business travel has powered countless innovative moments that have changed the world we live in. In celebration of the business travel moments that changed history and 100 years of American Express powering business through travel, American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is sharing 100 business travel stories from global companies that resulted in the partnerships, discoveries, epiphanies and moments of inspiration that helped shape the modern world.A list of the first 50 moments is available for download on the GBT 100th Anniversary microsite. GBT will release up to three moments per week that reveal a more in-depth look at each story’s history, starting with 1915 and continuing through 2015. To help develop the list and ensure historical accuracy, GBT partnered with historians from research firm History Associates, which has curated exhibits for museums around the country, including the Smithsonian.“We are very proud of our brand heritage and it’s amazing to think that our company’s roots in travel date back to the time these remarkable journeys were taking place,” said Bill Glenn, President and CEO of American Express Global Business Travel. “It’s incredible to see that at every turn, or new rising need, travel responded and evolved to enable business growth and expansion.”“These companies were in constant pursuit of new partnerships, sources of inspiration and innovative ideas that pushed technological boundaries and introduced greater efficiencies that improved operations and ultimately, the traveller experience,” added Glenn. “We share the same philosophy at GBT and will continue to drive business travel forward to meet the evolving needs of tomorrow’s business pioneers. As a company that never stops moving, we can’t wait to power the next 100 years of business travel.” Visit the GBT 100th Anniversary microsite Source = American Expresslast_img read more

Two New Executives Added at Sun National

first_img “”Sun National Bank””:www.sunnbnj.com/ is updating is commercial lending team, with the addition of two new executives. Targeting support and growth for its middle market and commercial real estate business, Sun National has hired Anthony W. LaMarca and Joseph C. Tkac.[IMAGE]LaMarca is joining Sun National as the company’s senior vice president and wholesale regional manager for its south New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. LaMarca possesses more than 25 years of experience in commercial banking, as well as more than 20 years of service in middle market businesses, and in his [COLUMN_BREAK]new role for Sun National, LaMarca will be responsible for leading the company’s middle market professionals.Sun National welcomes Tkac as its senior vice president and manager for the company’s commercial real estate division. Previously, Tkac has acted in senior positions for “”Wells Fargo””:https://www.wellsfargo.com/ and “”Wachovia Bank””:https://www.wachovia.com/, and Sun National is tapping his expertise to facilitate the growth of its commercial real estate loan portfolio in New Jersey and the Northeast region. Thomas X. Geisel, Sun National’s president and CEO, said of LaMarca and Tkac, “”We welcome Tony and Joe to Sun National Bank and are pleased to add such accomplished people to our team. Our ability to attract and retain the industry’s top professionals further strengthens our company and reinforces our leadership position as the second largest commercial bank in New Jersey.”” In a company statement, Sun National elaborated on its personnel choices, stating that it chooses new hires who “”combine the best of big-bank experience and talent with a personal approach that honors relationships.”” Sun National went on to note that each of its leadership teams is responsible for providing clients with local decision-based and customized solutions to meet the customers’ specific business needs and goals. in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing, Technology December 21, 2011 420 Views Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Company News Investors Lenders & Servicers Processing Service Providers 2011-12-21 Abby Gregorycenter_img Two New Executives Added at Sun National Sharelast_img read more

Huge surge in demand for Cyprus passports from UK Cypriots

first_imgTHE past three years have seen a surge in the demand for Cypriot passports by the UK’s Cypriot community, while over 1,000 passports were expected to be issued this year, it emerged on Thursday.Cypriots living or born in the UK can register for Cypriot citizenship either directly through the ministry of interior, a procedure taking less than a month, or through the Cypriot High Commission in London, where a passport can be secured within three to four months.“Since 2016, when the Brexit referendum took place, we are seeing the number of applications for Cypriot citizenship double every year,” the Cypriot High Commissioner to the UK, Euripides Evriviades, told Politis daily newspaper.In fact, Evriviades said that compared to the pre-Brexit period, the High Commission has seen an increase in applications to the tune of 1,000 per cent, having received 353 applications in 2018, while only 38 were received in 2014.“Calculations for this year, raise the figure of applications to around double of those received last year, so to around 700, though this figure does not include the significant number of expats choosing to secure citizenship directly through Cyprus,” Evriviades said.Combining the data from the High Commission with the interior ministry’s civil registry and migration department, Politis said that in 2016 a total of 527 Cypriots living or born in the UK registered for Cypriot citizenship.The figure increased by 34 per cent to 711 in 2017, and by a further 15 per cent in 2018 with the figure of registrations for Cypriot citizenship by British expats reaching 818.In just the first three months of 2019, a total of 286 UK citizens of Cypriot descent filed for Cypriot citizenship, with the figure expected to surpass 1,000 by the end of the year.The surge in the number of applications filed have pushed the High Commission of Cyprus in London to launch an initiative whereby interested parties can book online appointments through the High Commission’s website, www.cyprusinuk.com.According to the deputy director of the Civil Registry department, Makis Polydorou, all applications are examined on the basis of the Civil Registry Law and the Treaty of Establishment of the Republic.Polydorou told Politis newspaper that the descendants of third and fourth generation Cypriots are traced on the basis of data held by the department that date back to the Ottoman period, in conjunction with accompanying documents sent with the application.Persons born after the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus, and whose mother or father is a Cypriot citizen can apply for citizenship through a simple registration procedure, Polydorou noted. You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoYahoo SearchYou’ve Never Seen Luxury Like This On A Cruise Ship. Search Luxury Mediterranean CruisesYahoo SearchUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCruise passenger airlifted to Paphos hospitalUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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Kapil Mishra has accused Kejriwal of taking bribe of Rs 2 cr PTI Mukesh Sharma a property dealer and tobacco trader said he had donated the money through a demand draft on 31 March2014 "The public support to the AAP at that time was over-whelming and I had donated the money to the party hoping that it will do good for Delhi and for the nation" Sharma said Mishra had on Sunday alleged "massive irregularities" in the funding of the AAP and raised questions about the "suspicious" donation of Rs 2 crore He had also claimed that several shell companies had given money to the AAP and the party knew it Asked what took him so long to claim that he donated the money Sharma said "I was tired of the allegations that it was given by shell companies" He added that tax men are probing him since last two—and—half years over the donation made to the party A video clip of Sharma’s interview by a news channel was also retweeted by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel visits China on Thursday seeking to close ranks with the world’s biggest exporting nation as US president Donald Trump shakes up explosive issues from trade to Iran’s nuclear deal Finding a common strategy to ward off a trade war and keep markets open will be Merkel’s priority when she meets with President Xi Jinping as Washington brandishes the threat of imposing punitive tariffs on aluminium and steel imports File image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel AP "Both countries are in agreement that open markets and rules-based world trade are necessary That’s the main focus of this trip" Merkel’s spokeswoman Martina Fietz said in Berlin on Friday But closing ranks with Beijing against Washington risks being complicated by Saturday’s deal between China and the US to hold off tit-for-tat trade measures China’s economic health can only benefit Germany as the Asian giant is a big buyer of Made in Germany But a deal between the US and China effectively leaves Berlin as the main target of Trump’s campaign against foreign imports that he claims harm US national security The US leader had already singled Germany out for criticism saying it had "taken advantage" of the US by spending less than Washington on NATO Underlining what is at stake French economy minister Bruno Le Maire warned the US-China deal may come "at the expense of Europe if Europe is not capable of showing a firm hand" 11 visits in 12 years Nevertheless Merkel can look to her carefully nurtured relationship with China over her 12 years as chancellor No Western leader has visited Beijing as often as Merkel who will be undertaking her eleventh trip to the country In China she is viewed not only as the main point of contact for Europe but crucially also as a reliable interlocutor – an antithesis of the mercurial Trump Devoting her weekly podcast to her visit Merkel stressed that Beijing and Berlin "are both committed to the rules of the WTO" (World Trade Organisation) and want to "strengthen multilateralism" But she also underlined that she will press home Germany’s longstanding quest for reciprocity in market access as well as the respect of intellectual property Ahead of her visit Beijing fired off a rare salvo of criticism China’s envoy to Germany Shi Mingde pointed to a "protectionist trend in Germany" as he complained about toughened rules protecting German companies from foreign takeovers Only 03 percent of foreign investors in Germany stem from China while German firms have put in 80 billion euros in the Asian giant over the last three decades he told Stuttgarter Nachrichten "Economic exchange cannot work as a one-way street" he warned Meanwhile looming over the battle on the trade front is another equally thorny issue – the historic Iran nuclear deal which risks falling apart after Trump pulled the US out Tehran has demanded that Europe keeps the deal going by continuing economic cooperation but the US has warned European firms of sanctions if they fail to pull out of Iran Merkel "hopes that China can help save the atomic deal that the US has unilaterally ditched" said Die Welt daily "Because only the giant emerging economy can buy enough raw materials from Iran to give the Mullah regime an incentive to at least officially continue to not build a nuclear weapon" Bring Liu Xia to Germany With Merkel needing China’s cooperation activists are hoping that human rights issues won’t fall by the wayside They have voiced hopes in particular that Merkel would raise the fate of Liu Xia the widow of Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo who is kept under de facto house arrest by China "Here’s hoping Merkel brings #LiuXia to Germany with her–#China would be smart to release the latter now" wrote Sophie Richardson China director of Human Rights Watch on Twitter Late April German ambassador to China Michael Clauss told the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post that Liu would be welcomed in his country Asked if Merkel would meet with activists her spokeswoman Fietz was non-committal but said "as a general rule the government and the chancellor campaign constantly for the question of human rights" All across North America patches of land are being taken over by the rigs roads and storage facilities of thousands of oil and gas drilling operations Now for the first time a study tallies up the land area they consume: 30000 square kilometers—an area equivalent to three Yellowstone National Parks “For all intents and purposes these are parking lots” says Brady Allred an ecologist at the University of Montana Missoula who led the study published online today in Science “The question is: How long are they going to stay this way” The authors acknowledge that there are benefits from the operations—namely energy—and also that the lost land is a small fraction of North America’s total area But they say the well sites are rarely remediated and replanted and so the cumulative impact could begin to take its toll through the degradation of animal habitats and the loss of plants which sop up carbon dioxide The study is a mash-up of two types of data Allred paid tens of thousands of dollars to private sources and state regulators to get the location of well sites The researchers found that since 1900 more than 2 million wells have been drilled and most of that has happened in two spurts—one beginning in the mid-1970s with the OPEC oil embargo and the other beginning in 2000 with the advent of directional drilling hydraulic fracturing and other techniques that make it easier to extract oil and gas from tight rock formations In the last decade they found industry has been sinking more than 50000 wells a year “Whenever we tell people there are 50000 wells being drilled per year they think we’re crazy” says co-author Steven Running a University of Montana ecologist “Nobody has any idea of the magnitude of this” Industry has drilled more than 2 million wells since 1900 The displaced productivity of well sites amid croplands (red) is higher than those in rangelands (green) B W 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three sealed letters on the counter He then pulled the gun from his case a recently purchased 22 Cobra Derringer It was a tiny two-shot pistol like something an Old West riverboat gambler would secret in a vest pocketFrom the bathroom a loud bang jolted the hallway witnesses would tell police A burning sensation crawling up his left arm ears screaming Bird popped out of the door blood gushing from his left forearm he said later Bystanders flocked to his side The smell of gunpowder drifted on the air Someone tried to stop the bleeding with paper towels from a nearby maintenance cart The panic button was punched Medics and police arrivedThe pain did not muzzle Bird In fact the words spilling from the professor had a pointed political edge As one witness told investigators Bird "started saying he’s protesting [President] Trump and that he shot himself because of that"Bird’s anti-Trump rhetoric would continue in his interviews with investigators Although the professor survived his injury he is now currently facing criminal charges stemming from the shooting including felony counts of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and discharging a gun in a prohibited area Court records indicate he has yet to enter a plea Bird who remains in custody has not publicly filled in the motivations behind the episode His attorney also did not return a call for comment But in his interviews with police as well as his writings left behind at the scene the professor cited concerns over the environment and gun control as factors throwing him over the edge The act places Bird among an extreme set of individuals who turn to public self-harm as an outlet for anxiety and anger over current eventsSuicide or self-harm linked to a larger political agenda goes back thousands of yearsMichael Biggs a University of Oxford sociologist defines "self-immolation" as "an individual intentionally killing himself or herself (or at least gambling with death) on behalf of a collective cause" He notes "an act of protest it is intended to be public in at least one of two senses: performed in a public place in view of other people or accompanied by a written letter addressed to political figures or to the general public"The act was literally burned into the wider American consciousness in the 1960s as Buddhist monks set themselves on fire to protest the South Vietnamese government Journalist David Halberstam memorably recounted an episode in June 1963 when monk Thich Quang Duc set himself ablaze in Saigon a sight that left the veteran correspondent "too shocked to cry too confused to take notes or ask questions too bewildered to even think"Biggs’s own researched documented "533 individual acts of self-immolation – including attempts which did not prove fatal – from 1963 to 2002"The Trump era – a time period as fraught with high-wattage divisiveness as the 1960s – has also seen public spectacles of self-immolation Last April New York City gay rights attorney David Buckel set himself on fire in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park A note found on the body stated he had taken his own life to protest environmental destruction The Post reportedSimilarly personal and political despair contributed to the July death of Mahmood Salem Accordingly to NBC News the Yemeni-American citizen was distraught when he learned his wife and two children would not be allowed back into the country due to the president’s controversial travel ban He committed suicide"I’ll say it’s the first and main reason Maybe there is other stuff but I could give it 90 percent" his brother told NBC "He cannot bring them here and at the same time he cannot take them back to Yemen because it’s war"In his interview with investigators from a hospital bed Bird made it clear he was not attempting to kill himself or to harm others He waited until the hallway was clear so no one was in the line of fire he explained He purposely shot his left forearm so he would survive the blast he addedInvestigators still pressed Bird for a motivation"Bird stated that there were many reasons for what he did today but the main reason why he shot himself was due to the fact that he is upset with the way President Trump was running our country" an officer wrote in the police report obtained by The Post "He stated that he did not agree with the policies that Trump had put into place and he felt someone needed to take a stand to prove a point"More clues to his thinking were contained in the sealed letters recovered from the bathroom sink One addressed to the college’s president Federico Zaragoza begins with Bird "sincerely" apologizing "for my behavior today""I was motivated by multiple reasons" he wrote The note then pointed to an Oct 20 2017 CBS News story "[T]he Earth had roughly 100 million malnutrition and pollution deaths in the past decade – and the Earth is on a course for at least another 100 million such deaths in the next decade" the professor wrote "One hundred million deaths are more than all the military and civilian deaths of WW2"A "less significant" factor in his decision was the Oct 1 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas Bird wrote "Since this incident there has been no national legislation banning bump stocks banning civilian ownership of AR-15 type assault weapons and the passage of universal gun background checks legislation Apparently it is about as easy to buy an AR-15 as a 2-shot derringer"The police report stated that during his interview with police Bird became so emotional his voice clogged with tears and his breath coming up shallow that investigators had to steer the topic away from politics or the shooting until the suspect regained his composure He also reiterated to police "he did not shoot himself in protest but rather to promote better gun control" investigators wrote"Bird stated that he believed that by shooting himself he was able to effectively deliver the message he intended to deliver"—This article was written by Kyle Swenson a reporter for The Washington Post No fewer than 10 persons were feared dead with property worth millions of naira destroyed in a renewed communal clash that ensued between residents of Ojantele and Ijegwu communities in Otukpo and Obi local government areas of Benue State The crisis we gathered broke out between the border communities on Tuesday night following a land dispute adjoining the warring neighbours According to insiders houses huts and farmland were not spared by the warring communities just a many inhabitants flew their homes The state Commissioner for Finance Mr Omadachi Oklobia confirmed the death of two of his cousins when he appeared before the state assembly to give the position of the state finance on Wednesday The representatives of the communities prayed the House of Assembly through a motion to call on the state Commissioner of Police Mr Christopher Katso to deploy his officers and men in the crisis zone in order to restore law and order in the communities Honourable Baba Ode representing Otukpo/Akpa constituency who raised the motion on Wednesday at the floor of the assembly informed the members that he received a phone call on Tuesday night intimating him that fighting had erupted between his constituents and the neighbouring Ijegwu community in Obi Local Government Area Supporting the motion Honourable Nick Eworo who represents Obi state constituency regretted that the communities had in the last 10 years been hostile to each other Meanwhile Benue State Police Public Relations Officer Daniel Ezeala said he was yet to be briefed on the crisis" Strom said. advertising through television, all political parties. read more

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18-year-old heartthrob had managed to complete his performance after the accident but passed out briefly in his dressing room afterwards He tweeted: “Just smacked my head and needed some water All good I’m Canadian We are tough LOL It’s all good Just gotta take it easy the rest of the night Back at it again for you guys tomorrow Thanks” This isn’t the first time Justin has hit his head walking into glass The ‘Baby’ hitmaker was caught on camera walking into a revolving glass door in May 2010 leading him to jokingly tweet about getting revenge on the transparent material He wrote: “I will see u again glass I will have my revenge Bieber vs glass MGM Las Vegas 2013 LOL Gotta Laugh At Yourself” Tammy Pettinato Oltz is one of more than 1000 law professors to sign the letter The letter was published by the New York Times Wednesday and said “at the Senate hearings on Sept 27 Judge Brett Kavanaugh displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be disqualifying for any court and certainly for elevation to the highest court of this land”“I agree with everything that is said in the letter I don’t think that Kavanaugh has shown the appropriate judicial temperament” she told the Herald Thursday “In the hearing he had last Thursday he was very aggressive and partisan I’m concerned with his ability to be impartial with things that come before him on the court”Pettinato Oltz said she interpreted Kavanaugh’s “what goes around comes around” comment during the hearing as a “promise of revenge” if he is confirmed“I just don’t think that is appropriate for any judicial nominee” she saidPettinato Oltz said she personally decided to sign the letter because she wanted to ensure that there was some representation from North Dakota She was the only North Dakota professor to sign onto the letter as of Thursday morning Nine professors from the University of Minnesota and one from the University of St Thomas are also listed on the letterWhile she isn’t teaching a full class this fall Pettinato Oltz said she would be cautious about bringing up the Kavanaugh hearing during class because they are representing students from a variety of different political parties and backgrounds She noted that it’s important to avoid any type of bias intentional or unintentional “It could come up very briefly in an analogy with how you should respond when you’re in court but in general I think there needs to be kind of a sharp line between outside political advocacy and what a professor does in the classroom” she saidOutside of the classroom Pettinato Oltz said it is “great for professors to engage with students on these types of topics” however she added that it is important for those discussions to be student-ledThe letter closes by acknowledging that the professors do have “differing views about the other qualifications of Judge Kavanaugh” but they are “united as professors of law and scholars of judicial institutions in believing that he did not display the impartiality and 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