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first_imgVANCOUVER — A Vancouver businessman and philanthropist is among nearly 50 people charged in what United States authorities are alleging is the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted.David Sidoo, CEO of Advantage Lithium and a former B.C. Lions and Saskatchewan Roughriders player, is accused of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in Massachusetts.None of the allegations has been proven in court and Sidoo’s lawyer says his client is presumed innocent.An indictment alleges Sidoo paid $100,000 in 2011 to have an individual secretly take the SAT in place of his older son, and that the score was emailed to Chapman University in California where his son was admitted.The document alleges that Sidoo paid another $100,000 in 2013 for someone to take the SAT in place of his younger son, and that the score was sent to multiple universities including the University of California-Berkeley where he later enrolled.At least nine athletic coaches and 33 parents including Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among those charged in the investigation, dubbed Operation Varsity Blues.Sidoo’s lawyer, Richard Schonfeld, said the businessman “has been repeatedly recognized for his philanthropic endeavours, which is the true testament to his character.”“The charge that has been lodged against David is an allegation that carries with it the presumption that he is innocent. We look forward to representing our case in court, and ask that people don’t rush to judgment in the meantime.”Federal authorities says parents who have been accused in the alleged scam paid an estimated $25 million in bribes.The coaches charged as a result of the investigation worked at such schools as Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, Wake Forest, the University of Texas, the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles. A former Yale soccer coach pleaded guilty and helped build the case against others.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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first_imgAPTN National NewsThe pop band No Doubt has issued an apology to its fans.On the weekend, the band posted a new video that featured a cowboys and Indian theme.On social media sites, people panned it and No Doubt pulled the video.Lisa Charleyboy is an actress and active blogger in Toronto. She followed the whole thing and spoke to APTN National News about it via Skype.last_img

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WASHINGTON — U.S. service companies grew at a slower pace in March, as business activity and new orders slipped from strong levels in February.The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, reports that its service index fell to 56.1% last month, down from 59.7% in February. Any reading above 50 signals growth.The service sector, which is where most Americans work, has been expanding for 110 straight months, according to the survey-based ISM index.Several companies surveyed for the index say it’s become more difficult to hire workers, a reflection of the 3.8 per cent unemployment rate. Steady hiring over the nearly decade-long recovery from the Great Recession has caused the pool of people seeking work to decline, helping to push up wages.Josh Boak, The Associated Press read more

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A conference at Brock University this week will bring together child and youth studies experts from across North America.Conceptualizing Childhood and Youth is a three-day conference starting Thursday, Oct. 12 that will allow researchers, graduate students and community members to learn from each other and highlight some of the work being done in the transdisciplinary field.The conference is expected to draw more than 100 people to Brock’s Sean O’Sullivan Lecture Hall. The event is hosted by the University’s Department of Child and Youth Studies and will include public lectures on topics such as childhood and play, life transitions for indigenous students, expressions of diverse youth in documentary film and the complex and challenging environment that today’s children stand to inherit.“The connections being built by this conference stretch across research with, on and about young people from a variety of perspectives,” said Shauna Pomerantz, Graduate Program Director in Child and Youth Studies and a member of the conference planning committee.Presenters from several departments at Brock will join colleagues from universities across Canada, the U.S. and Europe at the conference funded by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.In addition to the public talks, the conference features research paper sessions, networking opportunities and graduate student workshops on a wide array of topics.“We have a large group of graduate students who have volunteered their time and energy at the conference, and many of them are presenting papers,” Pomerantz said. “We have a really special synergy between graduate students and faculty in our department, and the conference will help to deepen that connection and create conversations and debates that will continue long after the conference is over.”Conceptualizing Childhood and Youth Public Talks: Thursday, Oct. 129 a.m. — Brock President Gervan Fearon, Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo and department Chair Dawn Zinga welcome participants9:30 a.m. —Dan Cook, Rutgers University, presents Play, Agency and Creativity and Other Complicities in Childhood Studies.Friday, Oct. 139:30 a.m. — Suzanne Stewart, OISE/University of Toronto, presents Breaking the Colonial Mold: Indigenous Knowledges and Youth Life Transitions.4:15 p.m. — Marnina Gonick, Mount St. Vincent University, presents Research at the Intersection of Art and Youth Ethnography.Saturday, Oct. 149:30 a.m. — Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Western University, presents Learning to Inherit and Respond: New Dialogues in Early Childhood StudiesAll of these presentations will be held in the Sean O’Sullivan Lecture Hall. read more

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first_imgThe World Soy Foundation (WSF) will be at Booth #516 next week for Commodity Classic, and we look forward to seeing all our friends in ag while we’re there!  Stop by and see us to enter to win a Rolly-X Children’s Pedal Tractor & Trailer or $200 Travel Voucher to put toward a trip of your choice!You can also stop by to ‘Find Your Farm’’ on our large Acre Challenge map! WSF launches our text-to-give program at Commodity Classic too, so you can give on-the-go—whether you’re in Phoenix or not. Simply text “WSFKids” to 50155 to give a small donation at any time (Standard message & data rates may apply).Be sure to follow the #Classic15 and #wsf516 hashtags on Facebook and Twitter to share posts and photos, and keep up with all that’s happening at Classic next week. We will see you there!last_img read more

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first_imgState grain inspectors entered United Grain Corp.’s Vancouver facility Tuesday afternoon for the first time since refusing to cross the picket lines out of fear for their safety.The tentative labor agreement struck between Northwest grain terminal operators and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union late Monday night paved the way for grain inspections halted in July to resume. In the absence of the inspections, United Grain had virtually ceased operations.The agreement comes at a critical time, the state’s Agriculture Director Bud Hover noted, with the state’s farmers in the midst of grain harvest. The end of an 18-month impasse will allow “the flow of grain to resume,” Hover said in a statement. Members of the Longshore union still need to ratify the terms of the contract. The results are to be announced on Aug. 25.Gov. Jay Inslee and Mayor Tim Leavitt were among the local officials who reacted positively to the tentative agreement. Inslee, who had decided to no longer allow Washington State Patrol officers to escort grain inspectors through picket lines, said the prospect of a new contract was “outstanding news.” In pulling the State Patrol services for inspectors, the governor said it was clear after eight months of police presence, “keeping WSP escorts in place was not leading to productive negotiations, as intended.”The governor had intended to increase the pressure on the two sides to end the dispute and with peak harvest season approaching, according to Jaime Smith, the governor’s spokeswoman. Without escorts, the state’s Agriculture Department stopped sending grain inspectors to the facility and the U.S. Department of Agriculture refused to fill the void. The state employees inspect and certify the grain before it is exported.last_img read more

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first_img(Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK)The Alaska Board of Fisheries is meeting in Fairbanks this week. The board has reviewed proposals for the Yukon and Kuskokwim fisheries and will review those for the Arctic.There were over 20 proposals for the Yukon, 15 for the Kuskokwim, while the Arctic fishery, which includes Norton Sound and Port Clarence, had just six.Jim Menard, the Arctic Area Manager for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, says that’s because of the year they’ve had.“We’ve had really good fishing here the last several years,” Menard said. “This past year was the greatest silver catch ever in the commercial fishery and chum was one of the best since the 80s, or was the best since the 80s, so our commercial harvest has been good.”Menard says the requested changes are “pretty straightforward.” There were four subsistence proposals, one boundary proposal, and one commercial fishery proposal.The Southern Norton Sound Fish and Game Advisory Committee submitted the sole commercial proposal, requesting the use of beach seines. The committee argues that beach seines allow for the selective harvest of surplus pinks and chums, while minimizing the incidental harvest of king salmon.The conservation of king salmon was also the theme of the subsistence proposals. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is requesting the ability to restrict gillnet sizes in the areas south of Unalakleet. As of now, Fish and Game is limited to either keeping it open or closing subsistence fishing entirely in times of conservation.“But another tool in our box would be if we could reduce the mesh size while still keeping it open down in Stebbins and St Michael for those people who subsistence fish and still be able to protect king salmon that were bound for Yukon River or northern Norton Sound drainages,” Menard said.There were two citizen-submitted proposals, one requesting the use of cast nets in the region’s subsistence fishery, noting the low cost, ease of use, and ability to fish selectively. The second had little to do with gear restrictions and more to do with timing.“It just expands the fishing periods in the Nome subdistrict so that when the weather is more conducive to catching fish and drying fish that we can have extended hours to do so,” Thomas Sparks, the proposal’s author, explained.Finally, the Board will review the sole boundary proposal, which would change Norton Sound’s southern boundary with the Yukon fishery. The current boundary extends directly west out of Point Romanof, while the proposed boundary would extend northwest from the same point.The Board of Fisheries will review the Arctic’s commercial, subsistence and boundary proposals on Thursday and will then vote on all of Western Alaska’s fishery proposals on Friday.last_img read more

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first_img“This is an opportunity for us to look at how we go about appointing these top executives seeing the state has so much funding invested,” she said. Robert Caret(Updated 1/27/2015) A new bill that would derail the controversial appointment of Robert Caret, now president of the University of Massachusetts System, as chancellor of the University System of Maryland has become the next chapter in an ongoing battle to fight duplication of programs offered by the state’s HBCUs and other vestiges of segregation.State Sen. Joan Carter ConwayState Sen. Joan Carter Conway, chair of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, recently introduced SB 19, which would require the legislature to approve whomever the Board of Regents chooses to run the University System of Maryland. Currently, the ultimate authority lies with the Board.The Board’s recent appointment of Caret as USM’s next chancellor, effective July 1, is what prompted her legislation, Conway said. While president of Towson University, Caret oversaw the creation of the university’s joint MBA program with the University of Baltimore, which duplicated an already existing MBA program at Morgan State University, a nearby HBCU. The approval of that program in 2005 was among the reasons for a lawsuit filed by students and alumni of the state’s HBCUs and a resulting federal court ruling that Maryland had violated its constitutional commitment to dissolve vestiges of segregation in higher education.The bill has stirred division among state lawmakers, education officials and activists, drawing sometimes-contentious debate at a Jan. 22 hearing.“This is not about fairness. This is not about what Joan Carter Conway wants. This is not about [what’s] right. This is about law,” Conway said in the hearing.And, the fact that the regents hired someone who contributed to the state’s violation of the Constitution, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Supreme Court rulings on the eradication of a dual system of education is highly troubling, the Baltimore Democrat told the AFRO in a later interview.“We entrusted them with the responsibility to weigh all the facts and do the right thing,” she said. “It is unconscionable to allow the person who was the impetus for the lawsuit to be chosen as the next chancellor of USM.”USM Board Chairman James Shea defended their choice and also Caret’s actions, saying the then-Towson president had approached Morgan to create a joint program but was rejected, which is when he went to UB.“In short, he didn’t create a new program; he latched onto an existing program. Of course, it is a program that in some sense is similar to what Sen. Conway has described. But Mr. Caret didn’t create it, he didn’t start a new program. He was looking out for the best interest of its students by creating an MBA program that [they] needed,” Shea said. “And we felt that, in the end, his many fine qualities and superb leadership in the University of Massachusetts System meant that he was the right choice for chancellor.”Opponents also questioned the feasibility of the legislation given that the General Assembly meets for only three months in the year, the lack of precedent for this law and mentioned a potentially chilling effect on future candidates, among other objections.“I do believe there will be a narrowing of the list of candidates if you do this,” testified M. Peter McPherson, president, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.But Conway was undeterred. “Everything they say is wrong with the bill can be corrected with regulation,” she said.Conway’s bill has drawn the support of several members of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus.“Several of us will be co-sponsoring the bill with Senator Conway,” said Sen. Nathaniel McFadden, D-Baltimore. “We have been following this issue of duplication of programs at the state’s HBCUs and we, too, were concerned when Dr. Caret was selected by the system to be the next chancellor. Nothing personal against Dr. Caret—he did a great job at Towson—but there is a broader concern.”Sen. Catherine Pugh also saw some pragmatic aspects to the legislation’s requirement that the Legislature approve the appointment of the university system’s chief executive officer.last_img read more

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first_imgStay on target Even though we’ve now had a few weeks to adjust, we honestly still can’t process the fact that Nintendo is letting its new theme park partner Universal make a Super Mario Bros. movie. Nintendo has finally gotten over its fear of films (and the money they bring in) following the hilariously nightmarish live-action Super Mario Bros. movie from 1993. No longer a Bob Hoskins and Dennis Hopper joint (RIP) this new Mario cinema comes from the Minions masterminds at Illumination. Mario hanging out with the Rabbids was just a warm up. Kudos to Geek.com writer Nick Mangione for coining “It’s-A Despicable Me, Mario.”But just what will the Mario movie be about? What can it be about? The Mario series has a ton of beloved characters, but Nintendo purposefully strips out as much story as possible to make gameplay the star, sometimes to a fault. Is this going to be an adaptation of those old Mario cartoons? Who knows. We don’t even have a solid release date or creative team yet.However, we can suggest ideas. Despite Nintendo’s meddling, some Mario games have managed to sneak through with enough plot to make a great, acid trip of a kids movie. Here are some Super Mario super storylines we’d love to see on the big screen.Super Mario Bros. 2/USAThe original Super Mario Bros. may be the Citizen Kane of video games, but we think its American sequel/Doki Doki Panic reskin may have more potential to be a Citizen Kane-caliber film. The multiple playable characters flesh out the ensemble. Using Wart and his less-recognized henchmen lets you save Bowser for a sequel. And the fact that it all takes place in a dream could make this Inception for kids.Super Mario GalaxyEven if the recent Super Mario Odyssey may be a better game, the gentle and whimsical sci-fi vibe of Super Mario Galaxy makes it a better, more cohesive art object in my opinion. And the perfect counterbalance to light whimsy is a streak of melancholy, which the story has thanks to the tragic origin of new princess Rosalina. It’s almost Miyazaki-esque. Throw in some mind-bending space and gravity action and this could be something special.Yoshi’s IslandEveryone hates prequels but Baby Mario is just too lucrative a character for the Minions people to pass up. Plus this gives Yoshi a more starring role and the chance to do a movie from the perspective of a faithful, child-protecting animal. Audiences will eat that up. Toss in some fanboy details, too, like the Mario brothers originally being from Brooklyn, and slather the whole thing in the distinct “child’s pastel crayon drawings” aesthetic of the original game.Mario vs. Donkey KongBefore Bowser, Mario’s main nemesis was of course Donkey Kong. But now that the famous Nintendo ape has been made a hero in his own right, the story of their rivalry could be a lot more morally ambiguous. Captain America: Civil War but with a plumber and a gorilla. Given the importance of Pauline in this story, this would also be a great way to ride the wave of her excellent appearance as the mayor of New Donk City in Super Mario Odyssey.Paper MarioAs an RPG, the Paper Mario series can’t help but have more plot than your average Mario adventure. Super Paper Mario hinged on a Bowser-Peach wedding a decade before Super Mario Odyssey. Plus there tons of original characters in these games beloved by a small but passionate few. And the paper-cut art style would give the movie some artistic chops separating it from the generic CGI of Illumination’s other kids movies.DDR Mario MixForget a Fast and Furious-style Mario Kart movie or a Remember the Titans-style Mario sports or even an Animal House-style Mario Party movie. Give me a Mario dancing movie based on spin-off Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix. Imagine Mario in Step Up or Dirty Dancing or Footloose. Imagine giving Charles Martinet the chance to really explore his complicated feelings on voicing Waluigi and his long dancer’s legs. Most kids movies eventually devolve into dance parties anyway so just lean into it.Hotel MarioA Hotel Mario movie could go in exactly two directions. It could be a wacky family comedy like Hotel for Dogs. Or it could be a harrowing, awards-worthy stand against prejudice like Hotel Rwanda. In either case, it can’t be any worse than Hotel Mario the CDi game.Hopefully this will just be the beginning of a whole Mushroom Kingdom Cinematic Universe. We can’t wait for an Indiana Jones-esque take on Captain Toad, Ghostbusters Meet Luigi’s Mansion, Law & Order: Isle Delfino, and The Wario of Wall Street. Nintendo and Universal, give us a call!Buy it now!Super Mario OdysseyThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendo SwitchProtect Your Nintendo Switch With These Awesome CasesLet us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. ‘Astral Chain’ and Other Dumb Nintendo SongsHands-On: ‘Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020’ Seems Fine last_img read more

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first_imgVikram Bachawat of the Aakriti Gallery, Kolkata does things differently. “With The festive season setting in, Aakriti Art Gallery is hosting the 5th edition of the ‘Affordable September Art Mela’ in Kolkata,” says Bachawat. “After completing four successful editions of the fair at the Kolkata gallery, we look forward to offering this special opportunity to our patrons,” he adds. “We at Aakriti Art Gallery constantly strive to make art more accessible to all.” Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe ‘Affordable Art Mela’ hopes to bring art into the lives of people who harbour a passion and love for it. The gallery will be showcasing the works of over a hundred artists with more than a thousand art works within the range of 1000 to 1, 00,000 INR. According to Bachawat, this is a one-of–a–kind occasion for art enthusiasts to collect original pieces of art at the best prices. He believes the pursuit of owning great works of art should not be limited to a few. The pleasure of living with and savouring great works of art is incomparable to merely looking at them in galleries. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveCould you imagine buying a Jogen Chowdhury drawing for Rs 1 lakh? The fair would also feature paintings, sculptures and art prints by renowned artists as well as fresh talents in the industry. Among the greatest names, the gallery is putting together works by Achuthan Kudallur, Aditya Basak, Akbar Padamsee, Amal Ghosh, Amitabha Banerjee, Amitava Dhar, Amlan Dutta, Anindya Roy, ArvindKolapkar, Ashok Bhowmick, AsitMondal, Babu Xavier and many others. Bachawat has always had a penchant for collecting sculptures and this show too has a delectable collection of works by artists like AsimBasu and Akhil Chandra Das, Atin Basak and Bimal Kundu.The wide collection of works will showcase multiple art techniques like gouache, tempera, acrylic on canvas, charcoal drawings, etching, and drawing on digital prints, bronze, ceramic across various styles and genres. To get a Ram Kumar drawing for Rs 1 lakh is like grasping a bit of art history in one’s hand. The Untitled 1991 ink on paper is a reflection of the sparse lithe sensibility of this fine landscape artist who revels in moods and tones of abstraction. This show is a dead ringer for new collectors of all ages; it is an epic beginning for someone who wants to grab 10 works with a small sum of Rs 10 lakhs. It certainly can’t get better than this. All great collections began small and Vikram Bachawat of Aakriti Gallery echoes this age old premise.last_img read more

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first_img 2 min read Fans of Samsung’s flapship line of smartphones, the Galaxy S, can rejoice and celebrate. The latest iteration has been revealed.Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 today at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain. On the surface, the design looks much like the S4. It comes with the same Super AMOLED display, but the S5 measures in at 5.1 inches. Other than that, the back cover features a perforated pattern that Samsung says creates a “modern glam look” that comes in either charcoal black, shimmery white, electric blue or copper gold.It’s on the inside where most of the updates are. First, it runs the “Kitkat” version of Android. OK, but here’s something more interesting: similar to the iPhone, the S5 features a fingerprint sensor which can be used to lock and unlock the device, as well as to access secure payment tools.The S5 also comes with a built-in heart rate monitor which provides real time data before and after exercise by placing a finger on a sensor by the rear-facing camera. It works in conjunction with S Health 3.0, which can track and map workouts and suggest healthier meals.Related: PHOTOS: This Is Supposedly the iPhone 6Additionally, the S5 comes with a 16-MP rear-facing camera as well as a 2-MP front facing camera. It comes with advanced auto focus speeds for capturing a shots quickly, a “selective focus mode” for bluring images near or far in the frame for a more creative look, and a High Dynamic Range preview mode which Samsung says makes it easier to take high definition images and videos, like of a beautiful sunset for instance.  The S5 comes with a 2.5-GHz quad core processor with 2-GB of RAM. You’ll have the option of 16-GB or 32-GB of internal storage. Pricing for the S5 hasn’t been released yet. The phone is expected to be available starting in April. Over the weekend, Samsung released details of its second generation Gear smartwatch — the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Instead of running Android, the devices will operate on Tizen, an open source, Linux-based operating system.Related: Samsung Unveils Next Generation Gear Smartwatches Ahead of Mobile Conference Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now Enroll Now for Freecenter_img This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. February 24, 2014last_img read more

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first_img May 12, 2015 443 Views DocMagic eSign Platforms Mortgage Industry 2015-05-12 Staff Writer in Headlines, News, Technology DocMagic’s eSign Program Reaches 100 Million Milestonecenter_img Share DocMagic announced in a recent press release that its eSign platforms have reached more than 100 million mortgage-related eSignatures. DocMagic provides compliant loan document preparation services, compliance, eSign, and eDelivery solutions.“We are very pleased with the sheer number of eSignatures that we are seeing executed among our client base,” said Dominic Iannitti, president and CEO of DocMagic.  “This is positive news for the mortgage industry as a whole.”DocMagic has two eSign platforms that clients can use for mortgage-related business. The eSign platform is a separate SaaS-based solution that features the company’s proprietary ClickSign technology.  eSignSystems’ SmartSAFE XL eSigning, eDelivery and eVaulting is a platform that was added in 2014. DocMagic announced that this program is perfect for companies that need more flexibility, extendibility, and control during eSigning processes. According to the tech-provider, the technology surrounding the eSign programs is easy to use and intuitive, and takes signer through the document to efficiently, expeditiously, and compliantly submit eSignatures.In 2011, DocMagic made their eSign program available for anyone to use to sign any document at no charge. According to their release, this was done to encourage all industries to adopt the eSignature process for their businesses. Documents that are signed using eSign are as legally effective, valid, and enforceable as documents that are signed with ink.“In previous years, eSign adoption was much lower among lenders working with borrowers,” Iannitti said. “We have always encouraged clients to take advantage of our eSigning technology; this impressive number of transactions certainly reflects that.”last_img read more

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first_imgGresham or not, Arizona might be wise to key in on their tight ends this week.Related LinksKeim: David Johnson extension continues helpful trend for CardinalsBehind Enemy Lines: Cardinals seek first win of 2018 against RamsFront and back, revamped Rams defense will challenge CardinalsIn a 33-13 win over the Oakland Raiders on Monday, Los Angeles picked off three passes but allowed 303 passing yards. One-hundred-eighty of those went to veteran tight end Jared Cook, who caught nine passes on 12 targets.“They got matched up on linebackers a lot,” said tight end Ricky Seals-Jones, a second-year pro and former college receiver who has filled in for Gresham. “If I get my opportunity against a linebacker, I got to go in. Watching that game, just seeing how they went off — (Cook) especially — if you get matched up on a linebacker, you got to win.“If I use my speed and my technique and my ability to get open, it’ll be a good game for me.”Against a formidable Rams defense, a tight end who puts money in the bank by blocking for his running backs could kick-start the offense by helping the Cardinals set a tone that they didn’t produce a week prior. Gresham’s presence would be a positive addition in that regard.“He doesn’t like catching the ball. He’d rather block,” running back David Johnson said. “When he gets going in the game, he’ll let you know he wants to run the ball. He’ll yell it out to the refs, to the other opponents, and he’ll definitely let us know.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires TEMPE, Ariz. — Suffering such a flattening defeat to open the season left the Arizona Cardinals “salty,” defensive coordinator Al Holcomb said Thursday.It could get a little more sweet if the team adds two energizing starters on Sunday for a Week 2 visit to the Los Angeles Rams.While the Cardinals ruled out starting right tackle Andre Smith (elbow) and backup defensive tackle Olsen Pierre (toe) on Friday, head coach Steve Wilks left the potential returns of tight end Jermaine Gresham (Achilles) and Markus Golden (ACL) on the table. Both players have practiced all week on a limited basis and are listed as questionable. — Wilks called Smith week-to-week but added it’s “promising he’ll be back next week.”— Of Smith’s replacement, John Wetzel, Wilks said: “I feel great about Wetzel. Had a pretty good camp, done some great things, has also played a lot of football for us around here.”— David Johnson on backup running back Chase Edmonds: “Like Coach Kirby (Wilson) always says, he transfers from practice — what he does in practice — to the game and you can’t tell any different. The light doesn’t change him, he doesn’t panic or anything. He just goes out there and plays.”— Wilks on Johnson’s status on the injury report (the RB was limited up until Friday with a back injury): “I talked to him this morning and asked him if he was fine. And he talked about some things he did in the weight room, and he was bragging a little bit there. So he’s ready to go.” Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 2 Comments   Share   Added Wilks: “He brings great skillset on the field, his blocking and catching, but he’s a leader in that locker room.”Golden trending positivelyGolden not only returned to practice on a limited basis and looked good while doing so this week. Wilks began thinking about how to use him if he were active against Los Angeles.Though the defensive end is listed as questionable, Arizona’s head coach remained optimistic he was more than close to returning.“We got to be smart and limit his reps, put him in situations where he can be effective,” Wilks said Friday. “Whether that be on third down, trying to rush the passer, those are things to think about. Again, he’s a guy like Jermaine that brings a lot of energy, communicates well, high-energy guy, guys feed off him.”EXTRA POINTS— Patrick Peterson on the Rams’ passing attack that includes quarterback Jared Goff and receivers Brandin Cooks, Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods: “The only thing I’d probably say what’s unique about the Ram’s passing game … they don’t really have a true identity for what they want to do in their passing game because I feel like they try to do what the defense is not good at. It’s really hard to try to get a beat on their passing game. We know the passing concepts, we just don’t know when they’re going to get them. Those guys do a good job of window-dressing things, jet motions so they make sure our eyes are all over the place.” Top Stories Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones (86) celebrates with Cardinals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Dec.10, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals defeated the Titans 12-7. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more

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first_img Comments   Share   Peterson also reunites with a defensive backs group that includes this year’s second-round pick, Byron Murphy, learning the ropes of the NFL for the first time.Related LinksPatrick Peterson’s absence from voluntary OTAs not captain-likeCardinals’ Patrick Peterson suspended for PED violationCardinals eye becoming first NFC West team to jump from worst to firstThe 28-year-old has never missed a game in his career up to this point, starting 16 games every year from 2011 through 2018. The three-time All-Pro and eight-time Pro Bowl selection has 23 interceptions in 128 career games, and last season registered two picks, five passes defensed, a fumble recovery, a sack and 54 tackles.In Peterson’s absence, veteran Robert Alford and Murphy figure to to be candidates to earn the starting corner jobs, with David Amerson and Tramaine Brock also in the mix. After a recent stretch that saw Patrick Peterson receive a six-game suspension for violation of the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy and subsequently not show up for much of voluntary OTAs, the Arizona Cardinals cornerback was back at work on Monday.At the start of the third week of organized team activities, Peterson was on the field for the first time this offseason.The All-Pro corner won’t be eligible to play for his team until Week 7 at the New York Giants, but in the meantime, he can participate in offseason practices as well as preseason practices and games. He rejoins his teammates, led by new head coach Kliff Kingsbury and new defensive coordinator Vance Joseph. Top Stories Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson runs through drills during the team’s OTAs on June 3, 2019 in Tempe, Ariz. (Tyler Drake/Arizona Sports) Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactcenter_img – / 14 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelolast_img read more

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first_imgPassengers who were forced to buy extra tickets on their own after the collapse of Cobalt Air can apply for reimbursement, the transport ministry said on Wednesday.According to a ministry statement, passengers who have made their own purchase and use of a return ticket on October 17 and 18, and who wish to apply for reimbursement, can complete and submit the application together with all the necessary information requested by November 11, 2018, to one of the two travel agencies either by hand or mail, or email:Orthodoxou Travel & Tours LtdE-Mail: eenglezou@orthodoxou.com.cyAddress: United Nations 44, Larnaca 6042, CyprusTel.: 24841100Top Kinisis Travel PublicE-Mail: cyprus@topkinisis.comAddress: Leonidou & Acropoleos 2, 2007 Strovolos, CyprusTel.: 22869999You May LikeCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityMake earthquake insurance a family priorityCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndo Our View: Argaka mukhtar should not act as if he owns the beachUndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoCyprus and Italy in hot water over tax breaks for yachtsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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Substitute Kevin Volland added Germany’s eighth five minutes from time.would be better to shift the matches out rather than to create a situation where all kinds of regulations would be needed.The dismissal of the petition would lead to relocation of five IPL matches which were to be played at the home grounds of Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants The Bombay High Court had on 13 April ordered the shiftingof all IPL matches scheduled in Maharashtra after 30 April toother states in view of the severe drought By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: September 23 2015 8:10 am Deepika Padukone made the remark in the context of her upcoming film ‘Tamasha’ where she is paired opposite actor Ranbir Kapoor (Source: AP) Related News Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has rejected suggestions that celebrities including those from the world of cinema lead a “fake” life She made the remark in the context of her upcoming film ‘Tamasha’ where she is paired opposite actor Ranbir Kapoor The trailer of the Imtiaz Ali-directed film which was released today shows Ranbir depicting a fake side of his character Also read:I have had a lot of family dinners with Katrina Kaif and her family says Ranbir Kapoor Asked if celebrities’ life is all sham Deepika said “I don’t think it is fake We have certain responsibilities towards the youth as role models so we have to be careful with what we say or do We can live the life the way we want but with the right balance towards fulfilling our responsibility” Watch Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor at the trailer launch of ‘Tamasha’: The 29-year-old actress said the credit for her on-screen chemistry with actors Ranbir and Ranveer Singh goes to her directors and the roles written for them See pics:Ranbir Kapoor Deepika Padukone Unveil Their ‘Tamasha’ “It depends on the kind of film and role we do Also it is in the hands of the director to extract performance from us Also read:Deepika calls ex-boyfriend Ranbir ‘bro’ at ‘Tamasha’ trailer launch “There is a difference between the chemistry of Ranbir and me in `Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ to that between me and Ranveer Singh in `Ram Leela’” she maintained The ‘Cocktail’ actress insisted she doesn’t want to do films with ex-boyfriend Ranbir just for the heck of it Also read:‘Tamasha’ trailer: Deepika Ranbir look stunning in this deja-vu inducing film “We just don’t want to come together for the heck of it We have done films before and they have done well because they were good films We want the (prospective) film to be special for us to come together” Deepika said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Updated: June 6 2016 10:35 pm With Udta Punjab Amit Trivedi has touched the terrain of trance a genre he has rarely experimented in his career hitherto Related News Amit Trivedi is one of the most sought after music composers in Bollywood today Versatile to the core Trivedi is adept at creating mellifluous as well as peppy numbers as per the director’s demands With Udta Punjab Trivedi has touched the terrain of trance a genre he has rarely experimented in his career hitherto In an exclusive chat with Indian Expresscom the talented composer opens up about music drugs and competition Ques:How did you get into music composing Amit: I always wanted to be in music It happened seriously when I was in college I have always loved this craft of composing tunes Since childhood I was exposed to a musical environment Both my parents were musically inclined so I naturally took to this art Ques: Was Bollywood always on mind Amit: Never It just happened I just wanted to create music but had never planned popular Hindi music But in India if you want to reach out to maximum people Bollywood is the route So when it happened I thought this is what is perhaps meant to be Ques: How did it happen Amit: I used to keep creating a jingles for ads television and jam with singers like Shilpa Rao Shilpa introduced me to Anurag Kashyap He liked my stuff and gave me a break Ques: Does Bollywood allow you to flourish as a music director Amit: It’s both actually and also depends on the project Sometimes it curbs you and sometimes it let’s you fly in a direction never explored before Ques: So does Udta Punjab fall in the second category Amit:(Laughs)Yes Udta Punjab falls in the second part I wouldn’t think of making a trance so much But this film gives you the leeway to explore the unexplored Ques: What kind of brief did you get before composing music for this film Amit: The brief was simple Create music for Tommy Singh who is a Punjabi drug addict and is dark and negative in nature He is a rapper and I had to create music for such a person Ques: Why do most rappers and rock stars have a drug related past Amit: Have you heard the phrase ‘Sex Drugs Rock and Roll’ They have a strong connection with each other Artists are really crazy and mad There is some quirk in them which needs an outlet and sometimes it happens through music which become that outlet However there are some people who are extreme cases Like in the case of Tommy Singh who wants to add that extra high in his life He is always on cocaine and he looks at world differently Drugs takes him to a new world When you are high on substance you travel to places which you can never ever travel when you are sane Ques: Have you ever tried drugs yourself Amit: Only once when I was young It was very bad It was too much for me to handle Ques: What was it that you tried Amit: Hash My friend asked me to take a drag But it was not my kind of thing It started messing with my mind and I realised there was no need to have any new foreign particles in my brain It was not my trip But I have heard stories that it gives a high and that you go into a trance It gives an other worldly high I never had the guts to try it though Ques: Moving on tell me how do you view the competition around you Amit: Competition is there but for me my competition is me myself I have set a benchmark for myself and I believe my next work should either be as good or surpass that level Ques:What’s your take on filmmakers roping in multiple composers to work on a single film Amit: I have never done that I don’t see myself doing it I have been approached but I don’t get it If I am capable enough of doing a single film why should I get into it I like doing the entire narrative Ques: Do you think you have underutilised your capabilities as a singer Amit: Yeah I think so But then I don’t consider myself as a singer I am more of an okay part-time scratch singer I turned into a singer because directors wanted it I have never had any formal training But yes I have not tapped into it because that is also not my area of interest I am more inclined towards composing Ques: What’s your view on melodyne the software that helps your correct your voice Amit: It’s great Sometimes it helps me also (smiles) Ques: Finally tell us why do we see less number of female music composers in Bollywood Amit: Good question Even I don’t know I will have to ask these girls Women are more talented and gifted But I don’t know the reason behind it For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Press Trust Of India | Muktsar | Published: April 7 2012 3:50 am Related News Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday accused the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre of adopting a policy of excessive centralisation of powers and being bent on ruining the country sociallypolitically and economically. 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She did not,s feared such pictures may trigger post-traumatic stress disorders in people, It’s a good blend.s new state chief commands hardly any respect outside his home turf of Bolangir.56 to win the 100m hurdles. Adequate opportunity of hearing is required to be provided to parties, Justice Naresh Patil and Justice A R Joshi wrote in their order and asked the family court to decide the case afresh The couple met in March 1988 when the man was in Australia for studies At that timethe woman was married but was not happy and told him that she wished to have a family with him Eight months laterthe couple got married after she divorced her husband Soon after the marriagethe man saidhe learnt that she had already undergone hysterectomy and he felt cheated The couple decided to adopt a child and moved to Mumbai in December 1990 Howeverthe husband said in May 1991she deserted him for over two years and went back to Australia After he filed a petition seeking divorce in the family courtthe wife claimed that the court summons never reached her In August 2003the wifes advocate made a representation in the case On October 212004she reached Indiashe statedand filed her say On January 162005 she left for Australia Howevershe returned on March 142005 and filed three applications in the family courtshe said But she was shocked to know that the order of divorce was already pronounced by the court The court felt the wifes arguments could not be sustained but she needed to be given an opportunity to be heard For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWe do not want to treat doctors as culprits.s counsel, Two other accused in the case have been convicted and awarded rigorous imprisonment for five years.BJP general secretary N Ravi Kumar said in a statement Saturday night.

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