Five Kabaddi players were banned by the Australian Sikh Games organizing committee from participating in next year’s Sikh Games after two players tested positive to the use of prohibited drugs, and three refused to take the test, Australian National Sikh Sports and Cultural Council (ANSSACC) said in a statement recently. The respective clubs of the players have also been fined.ANSSACC along with Sydney organizing Committee conducted a random drug testing program during the 31st Australian Sikh Games held in Sydney on the Easter weekend. This is the third year the drug testing program has been conducted.“Two players from the total 37 tested positive to the use of prohibited drugs that are outlined in the ANSSACC Drug Policy beyond acceptable levels. The players who tested positive were found to have levels beyond the acceptable levels for either or both Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)–Cannabis and Opioids,” ANSSACC spokesperson Mintu Brar said, as per SBS Punjabi.Brar added that additionally, three players refused to participate in the drug testing process. Two of those players were selected randomly and one player was initiated by an opposition team after an objection was lodged, the report said.The player’s refusal to participate in the test resulted in the cancellation of the finals game between Singh Sabha Sports Club Melbourne and Baba Deep Singh Club Woolgoolga on Apr.1.The Australian Sikh Games are a representation of the Sikh community, held around Easter every year, to promote multiculturalism in Australia. The event attracts over one thousand athletes and up to 45,000 spectators over three days, as per the report.According to Brar, the players who failed to comply with test will be banned for a period of 15 months. “This means they’ll miss next year’s Sikh Games. Their respective clubs will be fined and they’ll also be subjected to disciplinary demerit points,” Brar explained.Brar also refuted claims that test samples were taken at the last moment, claimed by few teams such as Baba Deep Singh Club Woolgoolga Club who felt “targeted”. “In total 37 tests were conducted across the three days. A higher number of tests were conducted for Kabaddi due to past drug issues in this sport. All testing was performed by an independent company, Integrity Sampling.” he added.Gurdial Singh Rai, President of Baba Deep Singh Club Woolgoolga said that they had the best players who could win the trophy, saying that they felt they have been targeted. “We strongly oppose the use of drugs in sports. We acknowledge that our players denied drug-testing, but only after the insult they felt in the in the open ground. If they want to test these international players they’d get it done through some NADA (The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies) equivalent methodologies,” Rai was quoted as saying earlier by SBS Punjabi. Related ItemsAustraliaKabaddi
Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Read Next Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary LATEST STORIES E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City In August, Marquez was among 22 people sanctioned by the department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. He was accused of acting as a frontman for the Raul Flores Hernandez drug trafficking organization.Marquez has denied any wrongdoing and said he will work to clear his name. He is not known to face any criminal charges in the United States or Mexico.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAtlas says Marquez will continue his legal fight while at the team.Marquez has played internationally with AS Monaco, Barcelona and the New York Red Bulls. View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. FILE – In this June 5, 2016 file photo, Mexico defender Rafael Marquez leaves the pitch after a Copa America group C soccer match against Uruguay at University of Phoenix Stadium, in Glendale, Ariz. Marquez is back with his club on Monday, Sept. 18 2017, more than a month after the U.S. Treasury Department named him on a sanctions list for alleged drug trafficking ties. Atlas says the 38-year-old defender is practicing with the team again and will continue his legal fight. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)MEXICO CITY — Mexican soccer star Rafael Marquez is back with his club more than a month after the U.S. Treasury Department named him on a sanctions list for alleged drug trafficking ties.Atlas said Monday that the 38-year-old defender is practicing with the team again.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:21Police report on Nov. 2013 Pampanga drug sting ‘full of lies’ — ex-PNP official00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Bucks re-sign 40-year-old guard Jason Terry
Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Argentine bishop appears at court hearing on abuse charges ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims Manila to host four ONE events in 2018 MOST READ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Lyceum will next brace for Emilio Aguinaldo College on Tuesday. /je View comments Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Trump to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netMaking it to the playoffs is one thing. Winning the championship is another.And CJ Perez knows that Lyceum’s 13-0 record doesn’t guarantee anything, especially the NCAA Season 93 title.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Winter storm threatens to scramble Thanksgiving travel plans “It doesn’t work that way. We may be 13-0, but that’s not a guarantee that we’ll be the champion,” he said after the Pirates escaped Perpetual, 94-83 on Thursday.The victory kept Lyceum unscathed and helped it achieve its first ever Final Four appearance with five games still left in its eliminations schedule.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingPerez remains the fulcrum to the Pirates’ success, but the energetic forward would rather share the spotlight to his teammates, especially to the Marcelino twins Jaycee and Jayvee.“Playing with these guys, my job just gets easier because the focus isn’t on me every time. They are really big on offense and defense and I don’t get tired because of them,” he said. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next No more menthol cigarettes: New ban on tobacco, vape flavors For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. For their part, the Marcelino brothers said that they are just doing what coach Topex Robinson has been asking from them, which is to provide the energy for the squad whenever they’re on the floor.“We’re happy that we’ll experience the Final Four in our rookie year, but we won’t stop working until we get our goal, which is the championship,” said Jaycee.Jayvee agreed, saying, “We’ll always work hard whenever we’re on the floor so that we’ll be an energetic team. We’ll continue working hard.”And that’s exactly what Perez wants from the Pirates: to continue striving for greatness.“We’re already there, but we still have to continue doubling the effort in our practice and in our games,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT
Samsung may be testing as many as two variants of its next-generation Note device, expected to be called the Note 6. A new report doing the rounds suggests that Samsung is secretly working on two variants of the upcoming Galaxy Note 6: one with a regular flat screen and another with a curved screen much like in the case of its Edge-series devices. Both the variants are however said to sport the same 5.8-inch display.According to the report, the Galaxy Note 6 will come with a QHD display with a 1440×2560 pixels resolution. Samsung will be using two different processors, as it does with its other flagship phones. These processors are said to be Samsung’s own Exynos 8 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 823. Further, the Note 6 is said to come with 6 gigs of RAM contradicting earlier reports that said that the phone might have a whopping 8GB of RAM.Storage wise, the Note 6 is expected to start at 32GB memory and an expandable storage slot is expected to make the cut, much like in the case of its new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The Note 6 is also said to run the developer preview of Android N. It is said that the phone will officially launch sometime after Google makes Android N live. This means the Note 6 could be one of the first devices in the market to ship with Android N out-of-the-box.The Note 6 will reportedly employ a similar rear camera set-up as the Galaxy S7. This means it will in all probability come with a 12-megapixel camera on the rear.advertisementOther tipped specifications of the Note 6 include a fingerprint scanner and a 4,000mAh battery.Samsung will also most likely update its trademark S-pen stylus, much like it does with every new Note.
New Delhi, Jul 1 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has restrained over 300 entities, including websites and cable operators, from illegally broadcasting or communicating to the public in any manner the Indian cricket team’s tour of England from July 3, without a licence from Sony which has the exclusive rights to broadcast the matches. In an interim order, Justice Vinod Goel also restrained the websites and cable operators from broadcasting the 18th Asian Games, scheduled to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2, without the permission of Sony which has the rights for that event as well. The order came on a plea by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt Ltd (Sony), which expressed apprehensions about illegal broadcast or transmission of the two sporting events by local cable operators and websites. The court on Friday said that Sony has made out a prima facie case for protection against illegal transmission or broadcast of both the events. It directed the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) and the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to ensure that the Internet service providers block the websites that are found infringing Sony’s licence. In its plea filed through advocate Abhishek Malhotra, Sony has said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given it the broadcast rights for the cricket series which will comprise of three one-day internationals, three T20 fixtures and five tests.A similar licence with regard to media rights of the Asian Games, comprising more than 400 events in 40 disciplines, has been granted to Sony by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the petition said.advertisement The company has claimed that under both licences, it has the right to broadcast the events, on a live, delayed and repeat basis within the territories of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Justice Goel also appointed four local commissioners who on receiving intimation from Sony of any defaulting site or cable operator shall first ascertain whether there is any unauthorised distribution or transmission of the events without a licence from the company. The local commissioners have also been empowered by the court to inspect and seize the equipment being used for any unauthorised distribution/re-distribution as well as make a sample recording of the illegal transmission. Justice Goel said that the local commissioners can seek the assistance of the police of the area concerned, if required. With these directions, the court listed the matter for further hearing on August 30. PTI HMP SKV SCSC
A man in the country illegally has been charged in the death of a missing University of Iowa college student .Agent Richard Rahn of the Iowa Department of Criminal investigation says the suspect, 24-year-old Christian Rivera is being held in the Poweshiek County Jail:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TIBBETTSDEAD.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC….first degree. :1220-year-old Mollie Tibbetts was last seen July 18, jogging in her hometown of Brooklyn in central Iowa.Agent Rahn says when authorities interviewed Rivera, he admitted to having an encounter with her as she was running:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TIBBETTSDEAD4.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….then placed Mollie. :25That interview Monday led to the discovery of her body:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TIBBETTSDEAD5.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……………to her location. ;04A body authorities believe to be Tibbetts was found hidden under corn stalks in a farm field Tuesday morning about eight miles southeast of Brooklyn.Rahn says a tip from the public led investigators to suspect Rivera:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TIBBETTSDEAD3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….seen Mollie running. :29Agent Rahn says Rivera has lived in the area for some time:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TIBBETTSDEAD2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…….seven years. :11An autopsy on the body will take place Wednesday at the state medical examiner’s office in Ankeny.
Liverpool boss Klopp admits he’s a fan of Aston Villa midfielder McGinnby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he’s a fan of Aston Villa’s John McGinn.Klopp says McGinn can ease the pressure on under-fire Scotland skipper Andrew Robertson.Speaking to the Daily Record, Klopp said: “I heard everyone expected to beat Russia and the first question in my mind was ‘Why?’They have five million more football players than Scotland! “And Belgium? Well, 95 per cent of the world will lose to them.“Scotland isn’t blessed enough to have 20 players from Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh who are all world-class talents.“But they have always had a big heart, proper fight, a good defence and could score a goal. At Liverpool we have to create a situation where our team can perform and Scotland have got to do the same.“Expectations are too high. It’s not because of Robbo you don’t win. As a left-back, you can’t win a game alone. It’s just not possible.“He doesn’t have to though because you have other good guys – John McGinn, what a super player he is, Robert Snodgrass, a wonderful player, Scott McTominay has great potential. So let them play and let the manager have time to create a style of play, a Scottish style.“But don’t put the manager under pressure to deliver something so immediately that he can’t live up to it.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
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MPost BureauSriharikota: The launch of India’s second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, was called off due to a technical snag less than an hour before blast-off on Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.The countdown to the launch of Chandrayaan-2, on board the GSLV Mk-III rocket, was scheduled for 2.51 am. It was stopped 56 minutes and 24 seconds before lift-off at 1.55 am following an announcement from the Mission Control Centre. Also Read – Squadrons which participated in Balakot air strike awarded citations on IAF DayConfusion prevailed for several minutes before ISRO came out with an official confirmation about the launch being cancelled. “A technical snag was observed in the launch vehicle system at t-minus 56 minutes. As a measure of abundant precaution Chandrayaan 2 launch has been called off for today,” ISRO Associate Director (Public Relations) B R Guruprasad said. A revised launch date will be announced later, he added. “Launch is called off due to a technical snag. It is not possible to make the launch within the (launch) window. (A new) launch schedule will be announced later,” another ISRO official said. Also Read – SC declines Oil Min request to stay sharing of documents on Reliance penaltyIndia’s space agency had earlier scheduled the launch in the first week of January but shifted it to July 15. The lift-off of the three-component spacecraft weighing 3,850 kg and comprising an orbiter, the lander and the rover was scheduled from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) here. President Ram Nath Kovind was in Sriharikota to witness the launch. The Chandrayaan-2 was supposed to explore the uncharted lunar south pole, 11 years after ISRO’s successful first lunar mission- Chandrayaan-1, which made more than 3,400 orbits around the moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009. The Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2, on-board the heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle GSLV-Mk-III, nicknamed Baahubali, would have taken 54 days to accomplish the task of landing on the Moon through meticulously planned orbital phases. After a full dress rehearsal last week, the countdown for the mission commenced at 6.51 am on Sunday and scientists had undertaken various stages of propellant filling to power the rocket ahead of the launch. The men, women and children waiting at a special gallery, set up recently by ISRO, left the venue disappointed as the mission did not go as expected.(With PTI inputs)
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom has called for greater protection for tens of thousands of refugee and migrant children as they continue their journeys to seek safety in Europe.Orlando Bloom greets a child at the refugee and migrants reception centre near the town of Gevgelija, close to the border with Greece.Credit/Copyright: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-2523/Georgiev Orlando today met children during a visit to a refugee and migrant reception centre near Gevgelija in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, at the border with Greece. He listened to stories of their perilous journeys, their concerns and hopes for the future. Many of them have escaped violence in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. ”These children have travelled through one of the deadliest refugee and migrant routes in the world. I talked to children who endured terrifying journeys, often in extreme weather conditions and for many, walking in the only shoes and clothes they have. They are being shuttled from one authority to another, crossing numerous borders, uncertain of the risks ahead. If they arrive safely at their final destination, they still fear an uncertain future. We need to protect and support them,” Bloom said. Tarek, 17, from Syria was among the many children and young people Orlando met. He spoke about the terror of the boat trip from Turkey to Greece and about the pain of leaving his entire family in Damascus. Like many unaccompanied minors on the move in Europe, he is traveling with another Syrian family he met after saving their ten year old daughter Yaraman from drowning during the perilous journey. While Tarek praised the humanity of the support staff at the child friendly space to Bloom, he also expressed his deep distress and despair of not knowing what the future holds for him.“Europe is facing one of its greatest crises in recent times as people are fleeing the areas of conflicts which are left unresolved. We must provide services in countries where children are on the move, and in countries of origin and destination, for play, healthcare and protection. We must put children’s best interests at the heart of our action and ensure families are kept together throughout their journey. We cannot fail these children,” said Rajae Msefer Berrada, Deputy Representative for UNICEF in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.Earlier scenes of chaos at the border have now greatly improved. However, a large number of people, including children and women, are not being registered at the border. This raises concerns that those who need help may not have access to the services that they need. At the reception centre near Gevgelija, children now have access to a safe place to rest, play and receive food and water, warm clothes, sanitation and the hygiene and protection services that they need through UNICEF-supported services.Nearly 100,000 people – with one third women and children – have been registered at the border at Gevgelija since June this year. As the crisis continues to grow, UNICEF estimates that as many as 320,000 women and children fleeing to Europe could be in need to assistance over the next six months.
Andy Fennell said he’s usually not very vocal, but he was sick of finger pointing and blame.“I’m definitely not an activist, but you know, I just got a little bit fed up with all the negativity surrounding — especially the Tim Hortons saga in Ontario. From owning a small business, I sort of know the economics of running a business like this and it didn’t jive to well for me,” he said.“Businesses going out of business purely ’cause of government legislation also doesn’t sit well with me. There’s more to it than that.”He admits, recent changes to statutory holiday pay do sting a bit.“In my opinion, the stat holiday guidelines were really fair on employees last year, and this new legislation adds a hell of a lot of extra expense,” he said.“I’m not totally in favour of it, but you know what, I mean, you lobby, you vote, you get on with it and you find a way to make it work.”And he said, he won’t let it hurt his staff. But, that doesn’t mean he’s letting the province off the hook when it comes to stimulating the economy.“There’s been a lot of talk and not a lot of action,” Fennell said.“I don’t think the government, in any level or shape, has really done a great deal to help us. If we want to diversify, this was the time to do it, and we’re probably going to forget that again, and move ahead with oil and gas, and we’ve had the opportunity and we haven’t took it.” The owner of a Calgary coffee bar is slamming corporations for “moaning” about minimum wage hikes.A post on the Facebook page for Gravity Espresso and Wine Bar in Inglewood says the shop supports the increases, and the changes make up “a small drop in the ocean.”It also says the business will “make it work.”
Ontario is ripping up an agreement with First Nations on building road access to the Ring of Fire region in favour of pursuing individual deals with the nine communities, saying the move will speed up development of the mining project.Greg Rickford, the minister in charge of the file, announced Tuesday that the new approach will mean the government can address specific community needs and opportunities with First Nation communities.The previous Liberal government had signed a regional framework agreement in 2014 with nine First Nations in the region. In 2017, then-premier Kathleen Wynne warned that she would move to bilateral talks if there was no progress on an overall deal and signed agreements with three of the nine communities. ‘They’ve lost it’: Ontario plunges from 7th to 20th in ranking of best places to mine in the world Meet the Canadian miner that plans to shake up the nickel industry ‘Accidental’ gold discovery in Ring of Fire prompts Noront Resources to seek exploration partner The Progressive Conservatives said they were hitting the reset button on the negotiations entirely.“Despite over a decade of talk and more than $20 million invested, real progress on the Ring of Fire has been met with delay after delay,” Rickford said in a statement. “That’s why Ontario is taking a new, pragmatic approach to unlocking the Ring of Fire’s potential, one that includes working directly with willing First Nation partners.”The region, about 500 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay, Ont., holds one of the world’s richest deposits of chromite — used to make stainless steel — as well as nickel, copper and platinum, valued at anywhere from $30 billion to $60 billion.A key part of the project is the construction of roads between the Matawa First Nations, the provincial highway network and the Ring of Fire.An east-west road connecting the Webequie and Nibinamik communities to the highway network and the mining development is planned. A road connecting Marten Falls First Nation to the existing provincial highway network is also planned.Noront Resources, the major claim holder in the Ring of Fire region, has its own exploration and project advancement agreement with Marten Falls First Nation.Marten Falls Chief Bruce Achneepineskum and Noront Resources President Alan Coutts praised the new approach by the Tory government in a joint statement on Tuesday.Both said they will continue to engage the additional First Nations communities that “are committed to developing” the project.“The youth of Marten Falls look toward the Ring of Fire as a generational opportunity that can provide training, employment, business prospects, new revenue for social services and many other opportunities — direct and indirect — for the province,” the statement said.NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the Ford government is ripping up a regional framework agreement that was meant to advance development of the project.“The Ford government is making things worse, destroying what little partnership work has already been accomplished with First Nations communities, delaying Ring of Fire development even further,” she said in a statement.“The framework agreement the Wynne Liberals signed had problems that needed to be fixed. Scrapping it instead of fixing it will take the Ring of Fire delays from bad to worse.”— with files from Allison Jones.
With the introduction of the 787 Dreamliner (battery and electrical problems aside), Boeing produced a commercial jet that’s packed full of tech. The windows have an electrical dimming system, engine noise has been reduced with a clever wave pattern design around each jet engine exhaust, and the aircraft even employs accelerometers to counteract turbulence.Adding technology to the plane doesn’t just improve the experience for the passengers, though. It also allows Boeing to collect a lot more data about how the aircraft is performing as it flies, allowing airlines to monitor and react to issues very quickly. The problem is, the amount of data being produced is by no means small.David Bulman, Virgin Atlantic’s IT director, has put this into perspective. Virgin will begin using the 787 from next year, and has therefore had to plan ahead to cope with the data produced for each flight. Bulman says that for every flight a 787 takes, it can produce over 500GB of data. That may sound like a lot, but when you consider ever part of the aircraft is being monitored and is Internet-connected, you can see how the gigabytes soon add up.As passengers, this is something we should be pleased about. If there’s an issue with an engine, wing flap, or the fuel system, however minor, Virgin will know about it the instant it happens and can react quickly to ensure a safe flight and landing. At the same time, it does mean airlines are going to become mini data centers in their own right, especially if they are operating on a large scale with hundreds of modern aircraft flying every day.
Mozzarella bleue : la France prend ses précautions France – Les autorités sanitaires demandent, à partir du jeudi 24 juin, la suspension des ventes de mozzarellas éventuellement porteuses d’une bactérie. Et préconisent même la récupération de celles déjà vendues aux consommateurs. Signalés d’abord dans plusieurs régions d’Italie à partir du 9 juin, les fromages incriminés ont fait l’objet d’un retrait des rayons, demandé par le ministère de la Santé du pays à partir du 22. Les autorités sanitaires et les carabiniers en ont déjà récupérés plus d’une tonne.À lire aussiIntoxication alimentaire : symptômes, durée, traitement, que faire ? Prévenue par l’Italie, l’Union européenne a ouvert une enquête, et la France, par mesure préventive, a demandé au distributeur de Metz qui les commercialise dans notre pays de rappeler ses produits. La mozzarella, fabriquée par la société allemande Milchwerk Jäger sous différentes marques, pourrait être porteuse de la bactérie Pseudomonas fluorescens, potentiellement dangereuse pour les personnes âgées ou immunitairement affaiblies. Lorsque l’on ouvre le sachet, le germe se signale par l’apparition d’une couleur bleue. Le 25 juin 2010 à 14:25 • Emmanuel Perrin
Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target Evan Rachel Wood Just As Disturbed by Humanoid Sophia As Everyone ElseTop Movie and TV Trailers to Watch From SDCC 2019 We had to wait more than a year and a half in between seasons, but so far, it’s looking worth it. The second trailer for the next installment in HBO’s sci-fi series dropped today, and it’s packed with new details. We see a conversation between Bernard/Arnold and Dolores about dreams. We see Maeve looking for her daughter, who may not even exist anymore. We see the violent beginnings of the robot uprising. We also get a longer, more detailed look at the other park, the samurai-themed Shogun World. A human is going to end up on the wrong end of one of those katanas before this is over, huh?God, I missed this show. It may not always be the thoughtful, deep sci-fi it aims for, but even at its least, it’s still pulpy robot fun. From the look of this trailer, things go real bad for the company that runs these resorts this season. The Hosts are self-aware now. One of them doesn’t even wait for his skin to be put on before laying waste to a scientist. I love the music that runs through the trailer too. The sweeping orchestral (or player piano) covers of anachronistic rock songs draw you into this strange world like nothing else. Back in the very first episode, we got a Western-style “Paint It Black.” This time, they’re covering Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box.” That song played on a slow piano gives me chills.It looks like the dual timelines are back too, as both Ed Harris and Jimmi Simpson are back. I guess we’ll see more of Dolores’s past with him in this series. I do wonder what happened in between his first journey with her, and his sadistic introduction in episode one. I wasn’t a huge fan of the dual timeline twist in season one, but now that it won’t be treated as a big reveal, now that we’ll know going in when we are in time (for the most part, anyway) it shouldn’t be such an annoyance. Besides, now that we know Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy like to mess with fans, it’ll be interesting what they try to make us all second guess ourselves this season.Westworld returns to HBO on April 22, 2018.
A man was injured Saturday evening when the vehicle he was driving struck a tree in the Ridgefield area.Steven J. Due, 23, who resides at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Tacoma, was driving north on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield when the red Chevrolet Impala he was driving veered right, went off of the roadway and hit a tree, according to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol. The crash occurred around 7:50 p.m. near Milepost 10, the agency said.Due was injured and taken to the Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, State Patrol said. His condition at the hospital was not immediately available.He was cited for driving too fast for road conditions, according to the press memo.
ASA leaders and staff last week attended the National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) 2014 annual meeting. At the meeting oilseed processors, national and state soybean grower organizations, and national sunflower as well as canola grower organizations took aim at the key issues affecting the U.S. oilseed industry. Round-table discussions and expert speakers focused on the global economic outlook, our poultry and pork customer bases, biodiesel, and growing sustainability issues.Additionally, China’s unpredictable and stalled biotech approval system and the risks/impacts this has on the commercialization of new corn and soybean traits also was a topic of discussion among attendees. The opportunities as well as challenges facing both grower groups and processors underscored the need for continued collaboration between our sectors to expand trade and ensure market access for our products; to build demand through meal and oil use; to ensure a competitive oilseed cropping and processing complex; and to meet customer demands for sustainable products.
The loss of a waiver freeing the state from many of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind law means local schools will lose the ability to boost reading and math programs for some of their lowest-achieving students, district officials said. “I don’t think it’s positive when you remove resources that could provide direct services to students,” said Mike Stromme, associate superintendent for teaching and learning with Vancouver Public Schools. Thursday’s announcement by Education Secretary Arne Duncan means that Vancouver Public Schools, one of the region’s largest school districts, will lose control over about $1.8 million in federal Title I funds. The district will now be federally required to put $600,000 of that money toward professional development and another $1.2 million for supplemental education services — allowing families to hire tutors from private vendors. That money had been used to go toward reading and math intervention programs. The announcement means the district will be limited in providing resources where it sees a need, Stromme said. Out of the district’s 35 schools, 16 of them receive Title 1 funds. Across the state, districts are expected to lose flexibility in how they use $40 million in federal funds. Duncan called the state of Washington out for not meeting federal requirements to incorporate student’s performance on standardized tests in teacher evaluations.
News Twitter Listening Everywhere: Plex Media Center App Integrates Optimized Tidal Experience Customizable interface and analytics-driven back end make music that you own or like easier to find quicklyPhilip MerrillGRAMMYs Nov 29, 2018 – 12:59 pm On Nov. 29 media-center app Plex and music service Tidal announced their optimized integration together accompanied by promotional discounts. The options for consuming music content online can be quite varied, and jumping between them can run into inconvenient incompatibilities — such as blending music in personal libraries into subscription-service playlists. Plex seeks to be users’ interface-of-choice, regardless of what device people are using.Earlier this month when Tidal announced its integration with Samsung wearables, the subscription service promised more announcements were ahead. This Plex deal is initially supported only on Plex’s mobile and desktop apps but will eventually expand across Plex’s other supported devices, including smart televisions and speakers. With this Tidal announcement, it is fair to say they have integrated with an integrator — it’s like digital-content integration squared. Email Facebook Tidal Adds Integration With Plex Media Center App listening-everywhere-plex-media-center-app-integrates-optimized-tidal-experience The Plex blog hosts an extensive list of optimized features, all capable of making browsing or laid-back listening more enjoyable. But Plex’s main feature is that its details all work together, integrating private content with subscription access, using recommendation analytics in multiple fun ways across media types, and taking users’ preferences into account to enhance the experience. Tidal itself offers high-definition listening as well as a catalog of 244,000 music videos, giving Plex an immediate benefit of relating Tidal’s audio and video together in new ways.More details are available at the Plex website. Plex subscribers are offered a discount to try Tidal, and Tidal’s high-resolution subscribers can receive a free pass to try out Plex. Users of multiple devices will likely be tempted by the prospect of being able to enjoy their many choices more conveniently, and this will improve as Tidal-optimization spreads across Plex’s wide list of supported device platforms. Lovers of high-def music can appreciate Plex’s step up to support Tidal’s lossless tracks, making top-quality audio more widely available, which is always a good thing for music lovers.How Equity Shares Are Emerging As A Fair And Just Business Model For ArtistsRead more
– Liquefied natural gas -At the request of the United States, Europeans are ready to “deepen relations in energy matters, in particular in the field of liquefied natural gas,” a European source said.As a result of the shale gas boom, the US is avidly seeking new export markets and wants to compete with Russia and Norway, the EU’s main suppliers, on the European market.Developing LNG, which is transported by ship rather than pipelines, would require reducing existing barriers and regulations between the EU and US.”We have an interest in diversifying our sources of supply,” the European source said. EU leaders held meeting in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. Photo: AFPEU leaders meeting in Bulgaria pledged Thursday to refuse all trade talks with the United States unless Washington grants a permanent exemption from painful metals tariffs that are set to kick in on June 1.However, as an incentive to US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross — the hard-nosed negotiator for the Trump administration — leaders floated ideas that could be acted on if Europe is let off the hook.As a precaution if no solution is found, Europe has lined up its own punitive tariffs on American imports, including iconic items such as Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon whiskey.These measures will officially become enforceable next month, but Europeans have committed for now not to use them as talks with the US are still ongoing, in fear of sparking a trade war.”The European position is a balanced position between those who have a more bellicose attitude and those who would like to maintain bridges and dialogue with the US,” a European Union diplomat said on the sidelines of the talks in Sofia.Following are the incentives offered by the Europeans:- Trade deal -The leaders said they could be open to trade talks with the US to lower tariffs on certain industrial — but not agricultural — products as well as to open public procurement markets.The “limited” deal would focus in particular on cars, a strategic sector that US President Donald Trump has brought sharp attention to in several tweets.US cars sold in the EU are slapped with 10 percent tariffs, while Washington imposes 25 percent duties on European pick-ups and trucks. However, customs duties between the two blocs remain low overall, at an average of three percent.Any attempt to negotiate a trade deal, no matter how small, requires a mandate from member states. Export powerhouse Germany is very much in favour of launching the procedure while France is reluctant.Whatever the case, EU leaders insist that there is no chance of relaunching the very unpopular TTIP talks, the major EU-US trade agreement torpedoed by Trump when he entered office last year.- Regulation -European leaders have agreed to initiate a dialogue with Washington to cooperate on regulation, a big demand of multinationals that want more streamlined health and safety norms between Europe and the US.However, a European source insisted that this proposal was limited to a dialogue, and would not attempt to align regulation between the two blocs, a crucial aspect of the failed TTIP talks. – WTO reform -Europe raised the possibility of backing a drive to reform the World Trade Organization, the international trade watchdog that Trump accuses of being soft on China.This would include “finding mutually acceptable solutions” to lift the current freeze on appointments to the WTO Appellate Body.For several months, Washington has blocked the appointment of new judges to settle disputes at the WTO, to the great displeasure of the rest of the international community, which accuses the US of taking the organisation hostage without making any proposals on its future.