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Mumbai rain 4 killed traffic hit for fourth day

first_imgMumbai: A person was electrocuted and three were killed after being struck by lightning as rain pounded Mumbai and many parts of Maharashtra for the fourth consecutive day, disrupting normal life and hitting air, road and rail traffic, officials said on Monday. A 30-year-old man, Mohammed Ayub Kazi, was electrocuted inside his home in Shivajinagar, Govandi suburb in north-east Mumbai. He was rushed to the Rajawadi Hospital where he was declared dead. Also Read – Balakot strikes show major shift in govt’s handling of terror attacks: IAF chief Three others, including a woman, were killed and two injured after being struck by ligtning as they took shelter from heavy rain in a shed in Solapur on Monday afternoon. “The five victims were waiting for the rains to subside in a shed near the Mandrup village when suddenly lighting struck them. The three killed are Parvati M. Kore, 55, Chatursingh J. Rajpu, 41 and Sanket D. Chormule, 17. The other two have been rushed to the district hospital,” Mandrup police official Baburao Rathod told IANS. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps, 20 launch pads along LoC Overnight heavy spells of rain inundated at least 137 spots all over Mumbai, including Dadar, Sion, Matunga, Parel, Wadala, Mahim, Santacruz, Andheri, Jogeshwari, Malad, Dahisar and virtually halted all traffic movement, leading to huge traffic snarls since daybreak. Flights to and from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport were delayed by 35 minutes owing to heavy rain and low visibility, said an official. Long-distance services on the Central Railway’s Mumbai-Pune sector were hit following the derailment of at least four wagons of a goods train between Jambrung and Thakurwadi in the Monkey Hill section of the Western Ghats early on Monday. Several Mumbai-Pune trains were cancelled, some diverted and other long-distance trains hit at various locations en route as the CR made frantic efforts to restore normalcy. Railway tracks were flooded at locations like Sion, Matunga and Kurla, impacting the CR’s suburban sector with trains running behind schedule, delaying lakhs of office-goers and students. On the Western Railway (WR), some material from ongoing construction work fell and broke the overhead electric wires at Marine Line, hitting services on the slow line between Churchgate-Mumbai Central around 8 a.m. Restoration was taken up on a war-footing and services were restored at 11 a.m., said a WR official, while heavy rains led to cancellation of several outstation services today. Road traffic took the brunt of the heavy rain with water-logging in several areas of the city, eastern and western suburbs, though a majority of the subways escaped flooding as the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation activated pumps to throw out the gushing rain water. As students were stranded in the rain in different areas, some schools in and around central Mumbai declared a precautionary holiday. In Palghar district, the Surya River was hovering near the danger mark, posing a risk to at least 26 villages on its banks even as relief agencies were kept on standby. Thane city and district were also lashed by heavy flooding several parts of the city, including housing complexes, stranding people and halting vehicular traffic. The IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy spells in and around Mumbai on Monday, with rainy conditions likely to continue for the next four days, and temperatures at a maximum of 28 degrees and 23 degrees.last_img read more

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ITC Classmate launches Pulse 3D Notebooks

first_imgClassmate, India’s largest Notebook brand, recently announced the launch of its latest innovation – The Classmate Pulse 3D Notebook. The Notebook comes with a category first innovation – to provide an immersive experience through a 3-dimensional cover, enabled through a lenticular board. The 3D notebook from Classmate Pulse, offers a range of designs, each selected to provide an interactive experience for the consumer.The Classmate Pulse 3D Notebook marks ITC Classmate’s commitment towards constantly enhancing user engagement with product experience, learning, and interactivity. In reaching out specifically to the very socially alive youth, the highly innovative Notebook is more than a study aide, it is a potent ‘statement making’ device. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainSpeaking about the launch, Shailendra Tyagi, Chief Executive, Education and Stationary Products Business Division, ITC Ltd., said, “ITC Classmate has the driving commitment to ensure consumer delight with its high-quality, innovative and visually appealing products. We also pride ourselves in our ability to appreciate the fact that today’s young generation is unique in several ways – it is technologically savvy, environmentally aware, confident and creative. The notebooks are designed to complement the energy and exuberance of this generation and this new range of 3D notebooks will continue to do the same.” Also Read – Shallu Jindal honoured with Mahatma AwardA segment of consumers that is critical to Classmate is the youth. They use a wide range of accessories to reflect their personal identity. It is for this segment that Classmate Pulse was introduced. Classmate introduced Classmate Pulse notebooks which are a range of spiral notebooks. Spiral notebooks are a format that is widely prevalent globally. It allows for convenience while writing and is also durable. The brand, offers multi subject notebooks that is a growing trend amongst college going students. Classmate pulse notebooks are also made from a highly durable poly propylene cover, as opposed to the typical board. This ensures that the notebook remains intact through the typical wear and tear that a college notebook is subjected to. Students can roll it or fold it and the Polypropylene cover will protect the integrity of the notebook. It offers a wide range of designs that are inspired by Boho prints to graffiti art. Each design showcases rich art and textures in vivid palettes. These are notebook designs with the singular objective of being vibrant and colourful. Classmate, India’s largest notebook brand for over a decade, has a consumer spend of nearly Rs 1500 crore. Classmate notebooks are made from eco-friendly paper and is elemental chlorine free. The paper used in Classmate notebooks is sourced internally from ITC’s Paperboards and Speacialty Papers DIvision, thus ensuring consistency in quality as well as appearance. The innovative excellence manifest in the Pulse Notebooks is a key direction which lies at the heart of everything ITC does. Classmate has driven innovation through multiple categories such as Neon and wooden pens from Classmate Octane, Asteroid geometry boxes etc. Each of these have set standards for new developments in their respective categories. The Notebooks are available at all leading stationery outlets and on Amazon and Big Basket.last_img read more


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The Latest Brazil causes roadblocks at UN climate talks

first_imgKATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on the U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local):4:30 p.m.Attempts by developed nations at the U.N. climate talks in Poland to create watertight rules for international carbon emissions trading have prompted new, last-minute demands from Brazil.Officials say the closing meeting at the U.N. climate talks has been delayed until 6 p.m. (1700 GMT) Saturday, prompting a collective groan from delegates.Negotiators from almost 200 countries appeared close to clinching a deal Saturday on the rules that will govern the 2015 Paris climate accord, after two weeks of intense negotiations in Poland.The most recent draft agreement published by the Polish official chairing the meeting set out most of the terms under which countries must report their greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to cut them.Language on increasing efforts to curb climate change was postponed until a U.N. summit in New York in September.___9 a.m.A deal on the rules that govern the Paris climate accord appeared within grasp Saturday, as officials from almost 200 countries worked to bridge remaining differences after two weeks of U.N. talks in Poland.The 2015 Paris Agreement was a landmark moment in international diplomacy, bringing together governments with vastly different views to tackle the common threat of global warming. But while the accord set a headline target of keeping average global temperatures from rising by more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) — or 1.5 C (2.7 F) if possible — much of the fine print was left unfinished.The meeting in Poland’s southern city of Katowice was meant to finalize how countries report their emissions of greenhouses gases — a key factor in man-made climate change — and the efforts they’re taking to reduce them. Poor countries also wanted assurances on financial support to help them cut emissions, adapt to inevitable changes such as sea level rise and pay for damage that’s already happened.n?The Associated Presslast_img read more


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IFC Cluster Solaire to Help Fund Renewable Energy Startups in Morocco

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group and Cluster Solaire, the Moroccan association of solar energy stakeholders, launched the Morocco Climate Entrepreneurship program last week.Under this program, collaboration between the IFC and the Cluster Solaire will stimulate synergies between ecosystem actors, strengthen the capacity and skill set of startups and support them in raising funds, according to an IFC statement issued on Monday.Securing a greener future depends on a successful, inclusive, and sustainable energy transition economically, socially and ecologically, according to Obaid Amrane, permanent secretary of Cluster Solaire.By strengthening the capacity of Cluster Solaire and the ecosystem to support the development of companies working in clean technologies, the project hopes to expand the market of eco-friendly technologies in Morocco. The project aims to create jobs while also helping the country to mitigate and reduce climate risks.Cluster Solaire is a non-profit association, bringing together key figures in Morocco’s renewable energy sector to support green entrepreneurship and the development of a competitive industrial sector to meet the objectives of the Noor Solar Plan, launched in 2009 by King Mohammed VI.IFC, the World Bank’s sister institution within the World Bank Group, is the largest international institution for development assistance that serves the private sector in emerging countries. read more


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Media rights group slams comments made against Indian journalist in Colombo

A media rights group has slammed comments made against an Indian journalist based in Colombo after she reported on comments made by President Maithripala Sirisena at a cabinet meeting recently.The Free Media Movement (FMM) said the allegations against The Hindu correspondent Meera Srinivasan by the Government and its supporters regarding her reportage about a statement made at the cabinet meeting go beyond the right of reply and have become a threat, violating media freedom and freedom of expression. The Hindu newspaper had published a news report, under the by-line Meera Srinivasan, as President Maithripala Sirisena at a cabinet meeting had made a statement that RAW is engaged in activities to assassinate him. The news was denied by the President’s side. At the same time, The Hindu newspaper has maintained that this news was confirmed by four ministers. The Free Media Movement feels that the baseless allegation against a Colombo based foreign correspondent is an act of bullying and urged all concerned to respect the right of a journalist to conceal the source of information. (Colombo Gazette) The General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Mahinda Amaraweera later claimed that four Ministers were linked to RAW through the Indian correspondent and were providing information. read more


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Google tries for the TV a third time now with a 35

first_imgGoogle has been paying attention to the web. They see that people are consuming more and more media online. While most people watch on their computers, very few watch on the television. Google TV was their first attempt to bring the web to the TV, but that didn’t work out very well. Google’s Chrome team has a new approach to bringing the web to the TV, and they have called it Chromecast.Chromecast is a simple HDMI dongle that gets plugged in to the back of the television and works in much the same way that Google’s Nexus Q was designed to work. Your mobile device becomes the controller, and you can share content from your phone to the television. In areas where you are allowed to Chromecast, you’ll see a logo pop up that allows you to stream content from that app to the television. For YouTube, this means being able to re-create the Nexus Q experience with anyone who is on your home network. While streaming, you still have the ability to use your phone the way you want, because the phone is just the instruction point. The actual streaming is happening on the HDMI stick.Chromecast can stream 1080p with 5.1 surround sound, and can be controlled by Android, iOS, or anything running Google Chrome in a PC environment. Apps that are connected to Chromecast are aware of what is streaming on your device, and synchronizes between them. If you leave, the video doesn’t stop being streamed because the stream is actually happening on the dongle. Like the Nexus Q, all of Google’s properties are available to stream. Google Play Music and Movies are included, but Pandora and Netflix are among the list of supported apps as well. A beta feature that is expected to be available with the launch of the Chromecast is the ability to clone your web browser on your television. Anything with a Chrome tab can share just the browser onto the television.Developers who want to take advantage of this tools have access to the Google Cast SDK, with a developer preview being made available today to make their apps compliant with this new feature. According to Google, this will be a very simple tool that can be easily added to any app. The SDK is available for Chrome, iOS, and Android.Chromecast will be available for $35 in the US on the Google Play store, dramatically undercutting competitors like Apple TV and AirPlay. Starting July 28th, Chromecast will also be available in Best Buy locations, and for a limited time will include a free month of Netflix for new subscribers.last_img read more


Mug Up With Salmon Sisters Kaladis To Benefit The Food Bank Of

first_imgSalmon Sisters is fishermen-sister owned Alaskan seafood and design brand. Claire and Teal split their year between fishing for salmon in Prince William Sound and for halibut in the Aleutians, and spending the winters running Salmon Sisters in Homer. Salmon Sisters has partnered up with Kaladi Brothers Coffee to create a special edition roast, Mug Up, to pass along the tradition and help benefit those in need. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享In Alaska’s commercial fishing industry, ‘Mug Up’ is a time when fishermen and dock workers break together to enjoy a hot cup of coffee and share stories of the sea. The ‘Give Fish Project’ was launched back in 2016, when one can of wild salmon was donated to the Food Bank of Alaska for each order placed on the Salmon Sisters website. Each bag purchased will go to benefit the Give Fish Project, which gives wild Alaska seafood to the Food Bank of Alaska.center_img Scott Heuiser, Soldotna Kaladi Store Manager: “The Salmon Sisters will give people an opportunity to provide a can of salmon to the Food Bank. It’s all about our Catalyst of Community, and joining together to help people.”  To-date, the brand has donated over 100,000 cans. Co- founder Teal: “Supporting the community that supports us is at the core of the Salmon Sisters brand philosophy. We’re proud to be able to help address the issue of hunger in Alaska, and this new model allows us to do even more.” Mug Up is a medium roast of Guatemala coffee that produces a clean, sweet cup brimming with notes of chocolate and caramel.last_img read more


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3 Tips for Custom Video Launches

first_imgStack Media, Inc. was founded in 2005 as an athletic print publication, but it’s come a long way in the last eight years with a teen readership in print that now tops 4.88 million per issue. While the company was originally founded as a traditional publisher, it’s evolved to multiplatform media company—according to comScore, Stack.com is ranked among the top 15 largest U.S. digital sports properties with 8 million unique visitors per month.The company introduced video content into the mix in 2007 and currently has a library of 7,000 original videos that generate about 12 million views per month. In 2008, STACK Media launched a custom video initiative to include clients like Gatorade, Nike and Adidas, among others.Here, we detail Stack’s strategies for building a business with custom video from co-founder Chad Zimmerman. Check back with FOLIO: this week for the second half of the list.1. Determine if Custom Video is Right for You Think about your core clients. Does your advertising base care about video?Have you done research with your audience? Does your audience care about video? Don’t assume an ‘If you build it, they will come,’ strategy.Will your brands translate to video? Ask yourself if your content niche lends itself to brand integration, sponsorship or truly custom content.2. Getting Started—Production Capabilities and BudgetsWhen launching this type of initiative, you can start with freelancers if you don’t have internal staff, but maintain control and oversight. As volume grows, bring projects in house. A team of 1-3 talented producers-editors can do a lot to propel this business. Remember to keep things lean. A shoot for digital video shouldn’t require more than 1-2 cameras.Remember that many RFPs won’t have a production budget. Use a percentage of the media spend to fund custom production—this will help to set the scope and scale of the project. If marketers like your concepts but want something bigger, this is a great opportunity to upsell the project. Once you’ve closed the deal, always get the client involved to ensure focus and direction is on point. Don’t forget to be careful—agencies can sometimes get caught up on “new and innovative” and lose site of audience needs and/or budget constraints.3. Be the ExpertKnow what your audience wants from video—long-form or short-form? Entertainment, how-to or episodic? Heavily produced or raw and voyeuristic? Remember, authenticity is always key.Don’t be afraid to suggest new concepts if the marketer’s ideas are off point—always bring ideas back to what’s best for your audience. If the audience doesn’t care about it why create it?Offer format and concept options. Provide your client with product/service overviews and testimonials. Try to introduce product integration into more authentic stories. Offer sponsorships of existing or new content package, but avoid promising viral videos since this can’t be guaranteed.last_img read more


Second shot at love for senior citizens of Kolkata

first_imgKolkata: Age is no bar for finding love, as was evident at a companionship meet in the city, where eleven senior citizens came together in search of a new lease of life. The senior citizen matrimony and companionship meet was organised on Sunday by NGO Anubandh Foundation at Calcutta Sports Journalists Club.One of the participants, a woman in her mid-60s, said she had been running her business successfully since her divorce from her husband in the late 1970s but there is “nothing more to look forward to” in her life. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flights”I am looking for someone who can love me unconditionally as a friend, someone I could rely on”” the woman, who did not wish to be named, said.Another woman, a retired school teacher, said she wanted to be with someone with a progressive outlook.”My son does not ask about my whereabouts. A true life-long friend can provide me with the much needed security and solace,” she said.Amitava Desarkar, the founder-secretary of Anubandh Foundation said the project was an attempt to bring cheer to aged singletons, who often fall victim to depression. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedMost of the participants favoured live-in relationships over marriage, Desarkar said.”The void in their lives life, after retiring from a job, can sometimes make them miserable. They want a company, a friend who would support them in difficult times – be it in a marriage or a live-in,” he said.Desarkar said 40 other persons, both men and women, had applied for Sunday’s meet but backed out at the last moment.”Many people do not want to be sighted at an event like this because they are skeptical about the reactions of people around them. We are sure they will try and connect with us on Facebook,” Desarkar said. The participants had to submit their age certificate, stipulating that they were above 50 years. Each of them also submitted a copy of the death certificate of their spouses or a divorce document and a signed declaration of his or her marital status.The NGO will also soon organise a ‘Togetherness Tour’ to an outstation destination for interested senior citizens, the founder-secretary of the NGO said.”The members could find out about each other and bond well during the trip,” he added.last_img read more


PrePuja fervour lightens up city

first_imgSetting up the festive mood ahead of the upcoming festivals– Durga Puja and Dussehra, a nearly two week-long exhibition to showcase an array of exquisite and exclusive handloom and handicrafts creations of master weavers and crafts persons of rural Bengal was opened in the national Capital on Saturday.The 5th edition of the ‘Bengal Pre-Puja Exposition’, being organised by the Office of the Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal, from September 17 – 29, was formally inaugurated at Handloom Haat, Janpath, in the gracious presence of Sanjay Mitra, Secretary, Transport, Government of India, Bhaskar Khulbe, Secretary to the Prime Minister, RD Meena, Officer on Special Duty, Office of the Resident Commissioner as well as other senior officials of the Government of West Bengal. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfAround 50 artisans from various districts of West Bengal will participate in the exposition which is aimed at promoting the rich and glorious tradition of Bengal handicrafts and handloom and also ensuring commercial benefits to the crafts persons and weavers before the festive season. A special attraction will be the representation of the rural craft hubs, being developed in ten locations across the state by the Department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Textiles (MSME&T) in partnership with UNESCO. The artisans from the craft hubs have been brought to Delhi in collaboration with banglanatak.com, an implementing agency of the project. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveSpecial cultural soirees had been organised at the courtyard of Handloom Haat on the weekend, with performance by Bengali folk fusion band and mystic baul singers showcasing the vibrant cultural heritage of the state.The initiative is being supported by the Departments of MSME&T, Tourism and Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal. The Office of the Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, which is the controlling authority of Handloom Haat, has extended valuable assistance and cooperation to this endevour.last_img read more


Arabian Adventures grows profile in Australia New Zealand

first_imgArabian Adventures is strengthening its position in the Australian and New Zealand leisure market this year, appointing i4 Travel Marketing as representation, with a view to Asia, Africa and Latin America for future opportunities. Spanning over 18 years’ industry experience specialising outbound travel, i4 Travel Marketing founder Anita Carr will bring a wealth of experience specific to Arabian Adventures, the gulf region and the Australian and New Zealand markets, with the partnership commencing in July with the office opening in Sydney. “Having developed the Aussie and Kiwi markets for the past eight years with Arabian Adventures, I saw an opportunity for the company to take the business to the next level by investing in a dedicated representative based in Australia, and with their agreement, I now get to represent Arabian Adventures to the leisure market in my home country,” Carr said. Working closely with existing industry partners and growing its networks, the appointment will allow Arabian Adventures the chance to grow its profile in the region, offering the trade a more accessible point of contact for one of the largest growing source markets for the company. Source = ETB News: Lana Bogunovichlast_img read more


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first_img by The Associated Press Posted Feb 5, 2019 3:51 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Former Democratic Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, left, stands with Oprah Winfrey after appearing on “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square” Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in New York. The lineup on Tuesday also features actors Bradley Cooper and Michael B. Jordan and philanthropist Melinda Gates, underscoring the sense of celebrity that surrounds O’Rourke. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The Latest: O’Rourke to decide on 2020 run this month NEW YORK — The Latest on Democrat Beto O’Rourke and his interview with Oprah Winfrey (all times local):6:30 p.m.Democrat Beto O’Rourke says he’ll announce whether he’ll run for president “before the end of the month.”In an interview Tuesday with Oprah Winfrey, the former Texas congressman indicated he’s leaning toward a bid even though family considerations could persuade him otherwise.O’Rourke dazzled Democrats last year by nearly defeating Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in the country’s largest red state. But his presidential prospects have been overshadowed with the generally well-received 2020 campaign launches of Sens. Kamala Harris of California, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Cory Booker of New Jersey.Winfrey encouraged O’Rourke to seek the presidency. He was one of the guests for her TV program “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square.”The Associated Presslast_img read more


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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Live on-air licking of TV reporter sparks outrage by Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press Posted Feb 27, 2019 9:13 am PDTcenter_img TORONTO — An incident in which a man nuzzles and licks the ear of an on-air TV journalist reporting on a comedy event was roundly condemned on Wednesday, with some arguing the actions amounted to an assault.In a widely scene clip, CBC’s Chris Glover is seen talking back to the studio when one man leans into the frame behind him and mugs in front of the camera before leaving while a second man, dressed in a green Saskatchewan Roughriders hoodie, moves in on the reporter.The man, identified by multiple viewers as comic actor Boyd Banks who has appeared on CBC shows, proceeds to demonstratively lick Glover’s ear and kisses his neck while the journalist continues speaking, before throwing it back to the studio with the line:  “Things are getting a little awkward out here, so I’m going to pass it back to you,” Glover said.“Yeah, that’s a little strange. It’s really unnecessary,” host Dwight Drummond told Glover. “Just move away from that gentleman.”Neither Glover nor Drummond responded to a request for comment. However, a spokesman for CBC denounced the man’s actions and praised the reporter.“Chris Glover showed remarkable composure and professionalism in the face of a very awkward situation,” Chuck Thompson said. “Unfortunately, the trend of harassing reporters continues and is something we take very seriously.”Thompson called the incident “troubling as they are unacceptable.” He did not say what, if anything, the broadcaster planned to do about the situation. Toronto police said they had no record of a complaint.Saskatchewan-born Banks, who has multiple film and TV credits including the CBC’s “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” could not be immediately reached for comment.In recent years, female reporters in particular have been the subject of crude, harassing catcalls which, in some cases, have resulted in charges against the perpetrator. More recently, other journalists have been physically assaulted while doing their jobs in public.The 40-second clip of Glover sparked outrage on social media, with some condemning what happened as an assault, and others saying they would not have remained so calm.“This is disgusting,” CBC reporter Lorenda Reddekopp tweeted. “I also can’t believe none of the bystanders did anything.”“This is so disturbing and I get more uncomfortable every time I watch,” said Toronto-based writer Jeffrey Vallis on Twitter. “Why do people think it’s OK to harass and assault reporters while they do their job?”Thompson said the particular assignment was viewed as “low risk” but noted situations can be unpredictable. Regardless, Thompson called the incident troubling.“This type of harassment is completely unacceptable from any individual,” he said.Colin Perkel, The Canadian Presslast_img read more


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first_img LOS ANGELES — Rotten Tomatoes is taking another step to verify that users posting a rating of a movie have actually seen it.The review aggregator says Thursday that users who have purchased tickets on Fandango will get a verified badge next to their review, beginning with films out this weekend like “Booksmart” and “Aladdin.” The verified audience scores will also be displayed on Fandango, which owns Rotten Tomatoes.Fandango president Paul Yanover says in a statement that this step will increase consumer confidence in the sites.Rotten Tomatoes’ audience score had been a place where trolls could post negative scores for films that hadn’t yet been released, which happened most recently to “Captain Marvel.” The company responded by shutting down user reviews until a film officially hits theatres.The Associated Press by The Associated Press Posted May 23, 2019 7:03 am PDT Rotten Tomatoes to link audience ratings to ticket purchasescenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img read more


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May 1 2013Construction crew is working on a silt

first_imgMay 1, 2013Construction crew is working on a silt-cast panel.Beginning the painting of the silt with concrete pigments.[photos and text by Nadia Begin & David Tollas]Painting near completion.The finished painted silt cast right before the slurry.Applying slurry before concrete. More photos of this silt-cast project will be posted soon.last_img


Police defend safety policies in wake of teen cyclist death

first_imgTHE police have been forced to defend their road safety policies after a 13-year-old cyclist was killed by a motorist, the second such death in a week.The force was accused on Thursday of seeing bicycles as a problem instead of educating drivers on how the two types of road users can coexist.Damianos Pachy from Anayia was killed on Wednesday when he was hit by a car going in the same direction on the Pera Orinis to Arediou road.The driver of the vehicle, 63, was later arrested while a breathalyser test showed he had not been drinking.Pachy was riding around with three other friends. He had four other siblings. Reports said he had returned to Cyprus in May following treatment abroad for cancer, which he beat.It was the second death of a cyclist in recent days. A 33-year-old man was killed last week after he was hit from behind by a 76-year-old driver who fled the scene. He was arrested later in the day and he claimed he had not seen the cyclist.Chairman of the cycling federation Giorgos Apostolou said on Thursday that the state had been indifferent to their warnings.He said they had repeatedly warned the authorities that the number of cyclists was rising but the state could not adapt.Apostolou also said that police continued to focus on cyclists instead of educating motorists to pay more attention riders.He charged that officers often saw cyclists as an additional problem.Police spokesman Andreas Angelides denied that the force was not doing enough to educate people but conceded that more needed to be done in this respect.“It is understood and recognised that a change in mentality and culture is needed,” he said, announcing a meeting next week to look into what more could be done.He added, however, that it was “inconceivable and unfair” to accuse police of viewing cyclists as a problem.Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said the problem was linked to behaviour on the road and that was not an issue police could tackle alone.“We have conducted a survey into the behaviour of Cypriot drivers, which clearly highlighted the problem. They do not show the necessary respect to those on the road network with bicycles and motorbikes,” Nicolaou said.The minister said the right messages must be given to make drivers understand that they must display the necessary respect.“What the police can do as part of this effort is undertake its own campaign to convey its message through checks,” he said. You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoOur View: Argaka mukhtar should not act as if he owns the beachUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more


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If its heavy and made out of metal, "I find it pretty despicable. he said it boils down to a strong economy, Raven Debose and Melanie Felton described the service as “very black American” “If you visit a black church in the south with a preacher they will preach for at least an hour” Debose who is originally from Georgia but now lives in Texas told TIME “When they get going they like to talk and talk and talk” Felton who is from Atlanta but now lives in Cleveland agreed with her friend “We sat down when [Rev Curry] started as we knew it would be a while We could see the Queen looking confused" The pair met in Atlanta but hadn’t seen each other for a decade Over the past 10 years they have communicated mostly on social media where they discuss one of their biggest passions: the British royal family When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement Debose and Felton planned a trip to Windsor together Raven Debose and Melanie Felton in Windsor following the marriage ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19 2018 Kate Samuelson–TIME “The whole ceremony was beautifulhad a tear in my eye the entire time” said Debose “Whenever Meghan’s mother appeared I cried Seeing her daughter all alone and then being walked down the aisle by Prince Charles must have been such an emotional moment She is a yoga teacher and social worker and now her daughter is marrying a prince” Both Debose and Felton felt touched by the poignant nods to Markle’s African-American roots during the service “I couldnt believe there was a Baptist choirthat was beautiful” said Felton “Hearing ‘Stand by Me’ was an amazing moment too” “Today really showed the world that anyone can be a princess” added Debose “Their relationship was a fairytale at first but now its real When you think that Meghan Markle is divorced an actress and biracial today shows that none of that matterswhen youre in love youre in love” Long-term royal fan Terry Hutt 83 in Windsor following the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19 2018 Kate Samuelson—TIME It wasn’t just American fans of the royals who felt moved by the ceremony Terry Hutt a Brit and long-time fan of the royals described the service as “fantastic” “Today I saw what I came to see: a lovely couple get married” he added In an interview with TIME that was repeatedly interrupted by members of the public asking Hutt who was wearing a Union Jack suit for a photograph the 83-year-old explained that he had been camping out in Windsor for five days “I’ve been sleeping on a roll-up bed underneath a cafe right by Windsor Castle” he said “I wanted to get the top spot” Hutt has spent 79 years following the royal family and first met the Queen in 1940 during the Second World War The octogenarian said he is a enormous fan of Harry and Meghan and what they represent “Their relationship is simple: they went out and met each other and fell in love” he said “Theyre breaking the rulebook but in a nice way” Pamela Anomneze 52 from Haringey pictured at Studio 360 Collective in north London who received an invitation to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle April 10 2018 WPA Pool—Getty Images Pamela Anomneze was one of the 1200 members of the public invited by Harry and Meghan into the grounds of Windsor Castle to celebrate the historic day Anomneze who was born in Nigeria received an invitation because of her work supporting people with mental health issues in Haringey north London “I thought the order of mass was absolutely gorgeous” she told TIME over the phone from the grounds of the castle “I liked the preaching and how he spoke about love” Anomneze watched the service on a big screen in the grounds with her 15-year-old son Jude as well as the other invited guests “The atmosphere was so goodI now feel so relaxed joyful and elated” she said “We caught sight of every royal family memberand even Elton John” But for Jude a huge Suits fan nothing was more exciting than glimpsing some of his favorite cast members in the flesh “Out of all of them seeing Meghan was the best of course” Write to Kate Samuelson at katesamuelson@timecom10-carat oval, prevent the pampered mountains near Sochi from becoming Olympic white elephants after the Games leave town. and more than a year later,上海龙凤419Angelia,To help parents understand what babies need” “I want to thank the girl who we did not know for defending us and calling the police.Residents of the 15 campers destroyed by Monday night’s tornado south of Watford City had many stories Thursday about the generosity of local residents. on her journey.

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