If you are not in a hurry for your purchase, consider leaving your virtual shopping cart hanging for a few days. If you have created an online account with a merchant, place your items in the shopping cart but do not complete the purchase. After a day or two in limbo, a merchant will often email a coupon to encourage you to complete the transaction. When checking out at the mall, are you consistently asked to provide your emailaddress after the purchase? Although the idea of receiving extra coupons to stores where you shop is appealing, the idea of filling up your in-box with spam is often enough to make you pass. Consider setting up a free email account that you can use only for retailers. You will not need to check the account often, but when you are ready to make an online purchase, you can search the account for recent coupons. Remember to safeguard your personal information when online shopping. You are entering a tremendous amount of personal information (your name, phone number, address, etc., not to mention your credit card information). Always make certain that you are using a personal/home computer for online shopping. Public computers, such as those at work or the public library, may store your information that someone could access later. Be certain that the website you are using is secure. Once you enter into the shopping cart phase of a website, the web address should have a “s” after the http. The “s” indicates that your data will be transmitted securely. Also, be certain that you are on a legitimate retailer’s site. Knock-off websites do exist and at times it may be difficult to tell the difference from the real thing. By Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension ServiceOnline shopping has a lot of appeal because it is fast, easy, and convenient. Last year, consumers spent $2 billion online on Cyber Monday, the Monday following Thanksgiving. As more and more purchases are made online, consider these tips to score the best deals:Before you buy, look for coupon codes. Coupon codes are normally a series of letters or numbers that you enter when checking out online. If you are a member of the website’s mailing list, you probably regularly receive coupon codes via email. If not, simply type the name of the online merchant and the words “coupon code” into an internet search engine. Typically, the coupon code will be for free shipping, upgraded shipping, or a percent off merchandise purchased. Be certain to check the expiration date and details of the coupon code; you may be required to spend a certain dollar amount to receive the benefit. Daily deal websites are growing in popularity. Daily deal sites offer products and/or services at discounted prices, often 50% or more off retail. Typically someone who has signed up for daily deals will receive either email or social media alerts to the “deal of the day.” There is no doubt that daily deals offer the opportunity to grab some great items at significant discounts; however, you may also be tempted to buy an item or service that you don’t really need or hadn’t planned on purchasing. Normally, daily deals are offered for a limited amount of time and have limited quantities available, often encouraging the buyer to make an impulsive decision in an attempt to avoid missing the big savings. If the daily deal is for a product or service that you use often, it may make sense to snatch the item quickly, but be cautious not to just click buy because it is such a great deal. Be certain that it is an item or service that you need and will use. Use a credit card, as opposed to a debit card, when shopping online. When you pay with a credit card there is a period of time between when you make the purchase and when you pay your credit card bill. This gives you time to dispute a charge if something goes wrong with the transaction. When you pay with a debit card, you are authorizing the retailer to go ahead and debit your account. Most likely you will still be able to successfully dispute a charge, but the money will be missing from your account until the dispute is settled.Contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Marine ecologists have been grappling with a puzzler. They had expected that, as climate change warms the oceans, most species would migrate toward the poles, fleeing the ever hotter waters near the equator and tracking the zone of their preferred water temperature as it shifts. But some studies revealed that some species seemed to migrate in the “wrong” direction. Now, however, researchers have apparently solved the riddle: For the past 4 decades, marine species found along North America’s coasts mostly have followed cooler water, but that doesn’t always mean moving poleward.“This is really quite a neat study,” says Trevor Branch, a fisheries scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle, who was not involved in the work. “It is likely to be the highest profile fisheries paper this year and an instant classic.”Scientists had long assumed warming oceans would generally drive species’ geographical ranges toward higher latitudes. But some studies have found just the opposite, says Malin Pinsky, a marine ecologist at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, in New Jersey. Off the shores of California, he notes, some species have been moving south, not north. 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The team looked at data gathered during coastal surveys between 1968 and 2011—a census of more than 60,000 trawler hauls from coastal regions that together cover more than 3.3 million square kilometers, an area almost twice the size of Alaska. The tally includes more than 128 million organisms representing 360 species or groups of closely related species. “There’s no better data set than this for North America,” Branch says.From water temperatures measured during the surveys, the researchers calculated which way and how fast lines of constant temperature (similar to temperature contours on a weather map) had been moving. All of a sudden, some of the odd-looking results made sense, Pinsky says. Along the California coast, the “climate velocity” pointed south, so sea creatures had to head that way—not toward the pole—to stay ahead of warming waters. And along the Gulf Coast, species had been moving south to reach deeper—and therefore cooler—waters. Overall, more than 70% of the species that shifted latitude or depth did so in the direction predicted by climate velocity, the researchers report today in Science.The new research “increases confidence in the science linking oceanography, fish physiology, and [species] movements,” says Daniel Pauly, a fisheries scientist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, in Canada. The findings also show that over time, as climate change continues, most marine organisms will gradually move away from what’s thought of as their traditional territories.The new study will likely help scientists anticipate the future movements of marine species—information that may help people better manage fisheries or pick better sites for areas intended to protect marine species or ecosystems. “There’s no point in putting a marine preserve in one place, and then have species move out of it” a few decades later due to climate change, Branch says.
Pattaya: Three failed lifts cost Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga dear as he finished 10th in the easier group B competition at the World Weightlifting Championship here on Friday.Jeremy lifted 296kg (136kg+163kg) in the men’s 67kg group B event. His final standing will be determined after the end of the group A proceedings. The 16-year-old started with a lift of 132kgs in snatch. In his second try, he was successful in his attempt of lifting double his body, 136kg.But Jeremy failed to lift 139 kg in his final attempt, which would have been his personal best and a new Youth World record.In clean and jerk, the Mizo weightlifter could only make one clean lift of 160kg. His second and third attempt of 165kg and 167kg respectively were unsuccessful.Feng Lyudong of China claimed the top spot in the group with an effort of 333kg (153kg+ 180kg). Mexico’s Jonathan Antonio Munoz Martinez and Deni of Indonesia came in second an third respectively.Both men finished with a total lift of 312 kg but Munoz (142kg+170kg) was ranked higher than Deni (141kg+171kg) owing to a better snatch score according to the new International weightlifting Federation (IWF) rules.Jeremy had been on a record-breaking spree while also improving on his personal best since the Asian Championships in China in April.He had smashed the Youth World and Asian records in the snatch category with a clean and jerk lift of 134kgs in the Asian Championships, bettering his clean and jerk lift to 136kg in the Commonwealth Championships. He had won the silver medal in EGAT Cup in February.This was Jeremy’s fourth international competition in 67kg after the IWF added this weight category last year for the Olympic Games and other events.The World Championships is a gold level Olympic qualifying event, the points from which will be counted when the final rankings for Tokyo 2020 cut are done.Jeremy had won a gold in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics in October last year in 62kg category with a total lift of 274kg (124+150).On Thursday, former champion Mirabai Chanu missed out on a podium, finishing a creditable fourth in the women’s 49kg event. Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. IndiaIndian weightliftingJeremy Lalrinnungaweightlifting First Published: September 20, 2019, 2:45 PM IST
Mumba take on Haryana Steelers in the Pro Kabaddi League 2019 season 7 fixture on Thursday. Both sides have qualified for PKL 2019 Season 7 playoffs and will try to have an upper hand on the turf. The PKL 2019 Season 7 match U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers will be played at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida. U Mumba, who still have one more game left in this season, will look to go higher on the points table in the upcoming outing. Meanwhile, Haryana Steelers who are playing their last game of PKL Season 7 will eye to end it on a winning note. The PKL 2019 Season 7 clash between U Mumba and Haryana Steelers will commence at 7:30 pm.The PKL 2019 Season 7 has entered the final stages of the most competitive and unpredictable season in history and the favourites for the coveted title still cannot be named. As the final leg is underway, fans have to wait to find out the six-team who have qualified for the playoffs. League leaders Dabang Delhi were the first to qualify for the playoffs followed by Bengal Warriors, Haryana Steelers, U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls who have also battled their way for a spot in the playoffs. The PKL 2019 Season 7 playoffs will be held in Ahmedabad from October 14 to 19. This season 12 teams have participated in PKL 2019. The teams are Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Bulls, Dabang Delhi KC, Gujarat Fortunegiants, Haryana Steelers, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Patna Pirates, Puneri Paltan, Tamil Thalaivas, Telugu Titans, U Mumba and UP Yoddha.What time will Pro Kabaddi League 2019 U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers start?The 130th match of PKL 2019 season 7 series is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm. The match between the U Mumba and Haryana Steelers will be played at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida.Where to watch Pro Kabaddi League U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers on TV?The PKL 2019 Season the U Mumba and Haryana Steelers clash can be viewed on the television sets on sports channel Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.Where to watch Pro Kabaddi League 2019 U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers match on live streaming?The live streaming of the U Mumba and Haryana Steelers, Pro Kabaddi League 2019 will be available on Hotstar. Bengal Warriorsbengaluru bullsdabang delhi kcGujarat Fortunegiants First Published: October 10, 2019, 4:44 PM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.
Video review is making FIFA President Gianni Infantino “extremely happy” after being used five times and causing moments of confusion in the first round of Confederations Cup games.”We have seen how video assistance has helped referees to make the correct decisions,” Infantino said in a statement after watching Germany’s 3-2 win over Australia on Monday in Sochi.The on-trial technology was used to confirm Australia’s second goal, when the ball appeared to brush the arm of scorer Tomi Juric.Video review is on trial in Russia and Infantino hopes it can be fast-tracked for approval at the 2018 World Cup to help referees overturn “clear errors” in game-changing situations such as penalty kicks awarded and offside rulings affecting goals.”What fans have been waiting for over so many years is finally happening,” Infantino said, adding that video review been tested in games for less than one year “is the future of modern football.”Still, fans, players, coaches and media were left confused in Sunday’s two games by decisions – reached more slowly than expected – by referees taking advice from assistants watching multiple replays.Portugal and Chile both had goals disallowed for offside. Portugal had to wait for what seemed an unnecessary review of a good goal scored. Chile was also made to wait for a review before a goal was confirmed.In trying to define a clear error, FIFA has suggested when “almost everyone who is neutral agrees the decision is incorrect.”Portugal ended 2-2 with Mexico and, perhaps fortunately for FIFA, Chile beat Cameroon 2-0.advertisement”It is a little difficult for the players,” Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said. “Even if it is the right decision, this has an impact on players’ emotions and feelings.”Chile’s star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled almost one minute later. FIFA later released still images of a razor-thin offside margin.Video review seems to have plenty to prove to football’s rule-making panel, known as IFAB. A decision on approval is due in March.Four incidents on just the second day of the biggest tournament so far to conduct live trials has created more controversy than FIFA expected.One “clear error” might be overturned every four or five games, FIFA head of refereeing Massimo Busacca suggested last year.”If this is going to happen several times during a game, well it’s not very pleasant for the players,” Cameroon coach Hugo Broos said.Though the system ultimately proved accurate, the time taken and manner of explaining decisions in the stadium and to TV viewers appeared chaotic.”The VAR tests during this Confederations Cup are also helping us to improve the processes and fine-tune communication,” Infantino acknowledged.Count Chile’s Vidal among the current skeptics. Chile players had done their choreographed goal celebration routine and were moving back into position for the restart when referee Skomina signaled for a review.FIFA wants to keep fans in the loop by showing slow motion images on stadium giant screens. Vidal angrily directed the referee – relying on his three video assistant referees (VARs) to interpret images he was not watching – to check them himself.Uncertainty in the stadium lasted far beyond the six-second target FIFA had set last year for officials to review their opinions.It took at least 30 seconds for Vargas’s goal in second-half stoppage time to be confirmed after Alexis Sanchez was judged not to have been in an offside position earlier in the move.Against Mexico, Portugal had to wait to find out that the score would stay at 0-0 in the first half when Nani’s shot was overruled for an offside call that went unflagged in an earlier phase of play.More confusion was caused when Argentine referee Nestor Pitana called a review for unclear reasons after defender Cedric Soares’s deflected shot in the 86th gave Portugal a 2-1 lead.”It’s the new rule, and if it brings benefits to football, that’s fine,” Portugal coach Fernando Santos said. “But we have to be careful because I don’t think people understand this new rule really well.”
Transfers Orlando City acquires Oriol Rosell from Sporting CP Seth Vertelney Last updated 1 year ago 05:55 1/31/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Denis Doyle Transfers Orlando City Sporting CP MLS Taça da Liga The holding midfielder returns to Major League Soccer after spending more than three years in Portugal Orlando City has announced the acquisition of midfielder Oriol Rosell from Portuguese side Sporting CP. In order to sign Rosell, Orlando sent $400,000 in targeted allocation money to FC Dallas to move up to the No. 1 spot in the allocation order. Rosell, 25, was a key member of Sporting Kansas City from 2012 to 2014, helping the club to a 2013 MLS Cup title before being sold to Sporting CP the following year. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “Uri brings many attributes to our midfield. He is a proven MLS midfielder with great vision and outstanding passing abilities to contribute offensively and defensively to the team,” Orlando City general manager Niki Budalic said in a club release. “We’re excited to have him join the team.”Rosell made just 22 total appearances with Sporting in three-and-a-half years, spending time on loan with fellow Portuguese sides Vitoria Guimarães SC, CF Belenenses and most recently with Portimonense SC.The holding midfielder came up through Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy, and signed with Sporting KC from Barcelona B in 2012.
TagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Arsenal director Venkatesham plays down January transfers: It must be tacticalby Freddie Taylora month agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal’s managing director Vinai Venkatesham has played down the likelihood of the club making moves in the January transfer window.The Gunners were active in the summer market, signing Nicolas Pepe, William Saliba, Kieran Tierney, Dani Ceballos, David Luiz and Gabriel Martinelli.But Venkatesham says any more signings in January will only come out of necessity.He told Bloomberg: “Well listen, we’ve just been through the transfer period in the summer, that’s what we always call the main transfer window. “We were very aggressive in that transfer window, signing a number of new players that we’re very excited about, predominately targeting young players that we believe can grow and develop with us over future years. “When we look forward to January, we’ll see when January comes. I’d say that we always treat the summer window as being the more strategic window.The January window is the one where you need to be a bit more tactical, maybe responding to an injury or another demand. But really our work is done in the summer and we’re really pleased with what we did in the summer.’Asked whether the defence would be strengthened again, he continued: “Listen, as I’ve said, we’ve been really focused over the summer, we made some defensive reinforcements signing David Luiz from Chelsea and Kieran Tierney from Celtic.”We’re looking forward to seeing how those players progress and how they do over the course of the season. “The players that we look for are the players we believe will make the biggest impact on the pitch from a sporting perspective.”
Nova Scotians can help address the impacts of climate change through a new provincial funding program. The Climate Change Adaptation Fund aims to help Nova Scotia to better deal with climate change by encouraging local, innovative solutions. “I am continually inspired by the creativity and resourcefulness of Nova Scotians,” said Sterling Belliveau, Minister of Environment. “This fund will provide opportunity to lessen the negative impact on the environment and our communities, and make life better for families in every region of the province.” The Climate Change Adaptation Fund is open to people, businesses, community groups and organizations, schools, and municipalities. The initial fund of $25,000 will go toward supporting projects that reduce the negative impact of the changing climate, or take advantage of a new opportunity. They could include planning crop transitions for a warmer, drier growing season; research and development of the food supply and urban agriculture; or designing buildings that stand up to extreme weather conditions. The deadline for project submissions is Aug. 3. Projects must be complete by March 31. Application forms and program information are available on the department’s website at www.climatechange.gov.ns.ca/content/adapt, or by contacting the fund co-ordinator at email@example.com or 902-424-0782.
Today, June 21, is National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is a day for celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada. Mi’kmaw culture is vibrant and strong in Nova Scotia. Cultural awareness and understanding help strengthen our treaty relationship. Through our treaty education partnership, we have created school curriculum and resources for elementary students, and we are expanding that work to junior high and high school. Hand drums are available in every elementary school music room in the province, and it is becoming more common to hear students in public schools singing the Mi’kmaw Honour Song. A treaty education speaker’s bureau to support public education has been created, and presenters are engaging government departments, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, community groups, and conference participants throughout the province. This work is important for two reasons. It engages all Nova Scotians in a conversation about our shared treaty relationship and about how we can work together for the future prosperity of our province. We understand that treaty education is a long-term, generational process that will continue by working closely with elders, knowledge-holders and education professionals. Recently, we started working together to revitalize the Mi’kmaw language in all Mi’kmaw communities in Nova Scotia. This priority was outlined in the province’s Culture Action Plan and demonstrates our respect for, and commitment to, the promotion of the Mi’kmaw language. Earlier this month, an historic event took place in Ottawa when the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was presented to the prime minister. Here in Nova Scotia, our government is committed to making sure we eradicate violence against Indigenous women, girls, two-spirited and trans people, and we are reviewing the report in depth. Next year will be an exciting one for Nova Scotia as we host the North American Indigenous Games with over 5,000 Indigenous athletes in 15 sports. These games will bring significant economic and social opportunities to our province, leaving a legacy of development and growth for the Mi’kmaq. While we recognise the importance of Mi’kmaw culture every day, it is today, National Indigenous Peoples Day, when we celebrate the contributions of Indigenous people across the country. As premier and Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, I encourage you to learn more about Mi’kmaw culture and participate in cultural celebrations. -30-
Dhaka: Bangladesh’s ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia on Sunday filed a petition in the High Court seeking bail on medical grounds in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case in which she was jailed for seven years. In the petition, Zia said she has was suffering from several diseases, including diabetes and dental problem, the Daily Star reported. The 73-year-old three-time former prime minister also argued that since she has already served two-and-a-half years in jail in the case, she deserves the bail. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince ‘snubbed’ Pak PM, recalled jet from USA high court bench of Justices Obaidul Hassan and SM Kuddus Zaman will hear her bail petition on Tuesday, the report said. A Dhaka court on October 29 last year sentenced Zia to seven years of imprisonment in the corruption case. She is also undergoing a 10-year jail term in a corruption case in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about USD 250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust, named after her late husband Ziaur Rahman, a military ruler-turned-politician. The BNP chief has been admitted to the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University since April 1 for treatment after spending more than a year in the Dhaka’s century-old jail, where she was the only prisoner.
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $17.4 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw.The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Feb. 1 will be approximately $26 million.The Canadian Press
Mr. Qazi, who has been named as the chief UN officer for Sudan and will be succeeded in Iraq by Staffan de Mistura, a veteran UN Middle East envoy, held talks with Kurdistan President Massoud Al-Barzani and Vice President Qosrat Rasul Ali, as well as Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh and other regional officials. He reiterated UN commitments to Iraq and assured them that Mr. de Mistura would show “the same spirit of cooperation and consultation,” the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a news release. Mr. Qazi visited the Kalawa camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sulemaniya, and listened to the grievances of the camp residents, promising to raise their concerns with the proper national and regional authorities and set in motion available UN programmes for lessening their hardship. He also spoke at the Sulemaniya Public Library before a large group of notables, highlighting his experience in Iraq and clarifying any misconception around an expanded UN role in the country. Last month, the Security Council adopted resolution 1770 extending and expanding UNAMI’s mandate, including the promotion of national dialogue and reconciliation. 19 September 2007Wrapping up his three-year term as the top United Nations envoy in Iraq, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative Ashraf Qazi has completed a tour of the northern region of the strife-torn country, assuring Kurdish leaders there of continued UN cooperation and consultation.
TORONTO – The Canadian dollar closed little changed amid a weak employment report for May.The loonie edged down 0.01 of a cent to 91.49 cents US as job creation figures for Canada came in above expectations, up 25,800 for the month. But Statistics Canada said the gains were due to part-time positions, and the unemployment rate edged up to seven per cent from 6.9 per cent as more Canadians went looking for work in May. The number of full time jobs fell by 29,000.“Although today’s number was much improved, it still leaves the six-month trend running an anaemic 3,000, suggesting some potential for catch up given expectations of an economic acceleration in Q2,” said CIBC World Markets economist Nick Exarhos.The employment news out of the United States was much better. The Labor Department said the American economy cranked out 217,000 jobs, roughly in line with expectations. That’s down from 282,000 in April, which was revised slightly lower. Despite the gains, the unemployment rate remained 6.3 per cent.In other economic news, German industrial production edged up by a smaller-than-expected 0.2 per cent in April compared with the previous month, even as factory orders in Europe’s biggest economy strengthened. The figure was below economists’ expectations of a rise by 0.3 per cent or more.Meanwhile, traders looked ahead to a raft of key Chinese data coming out next week including readings on inflation, trade and retail sales.Ahead of those reports, The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are urging China to focus on controlling risks from rapidly rising debt due to its reliance on credit-fuelled growth. The comments add to warnings by private sector analysts that China’s run-up in debt, especially since the 2008 global crisis, could lead to financial problems and disrupt economic growth that already is slowing.Commodity markets were mixed in the wake of the jobs data with July crude in New York 18 cents higher to US$102.66 a barrel.August bullion declined 80 cents to US$1,252.50 an ounce. July copper fell four cents to US$3.05 a pound. by Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press Posted Jun 6, 2014 6:57 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Loonie little changed on mixed Canadian employment data, strong U.S. jobs report
Ohio State athletes traded in their cleats and jerseys for heels and suits as they filed in to be honored at the 43rd annual Scholar-Athlete dinner.More than 500 athletes showed up for the event, some looking uncomfortable in their dress clothes and others looking proud of their dapper sport coats and skirts.One thing was obvious about the group as they lined up to enter the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom: They were proud. Team members from various sports complimented other teams for their achievements and Ryan Jefferson from the men’s diving team seemed to be getting extra attention as he approached the venue with a large trophy in his arms.The award was the Varsity “O” trophy, given to the team who boasts the highest grade point average for the school year.“It was a great honor to win last year,” Jefferson said. “We all work hard but you don’t usually get recognition like this.”The team picked up the trophy again for the sixth straight year. The cross country team took the trophy on the women’s side. The men’s individual Varsity “O” trophy, given to a student who demonstrates success in the classroom, on the field and in the community, went to football player Andrew Moses.Football had 44 members at the dinner, the most of any team in attendance.“Our goal is always to be 3.0 students,” quarterback Terrelle Pryor said. “Every time we have more teammates who get that GPA, it’s a huge accomplishment.”For Pryor, being named a scholar athlete is the first step in achieving his goal of becoming an Academic All-American this summer. “I’ve really matured,” Pryor said. “I’m growing up and it’s all about being a man. I have to have a schedule to succeed and go by that plan. Once you mature as a person it shows on the field as well as in the classroom.”Senior cross country and track member Taylor Candella was in attendance for the fourth year in a row. Candella has balanced sports and academics with a position as chair of theStudent-Athlete Advisory Board and as a member of the Athletic Council.“It’s a great accomplishment,” Candella said. “We care about our grades, not just our sports, and I think it’s great that we have a record number of people with over a 3.0 who are able to manage playing a varsity sport at a school like Ohio State.”Senior volleyball player Anna Szerszen was the only athlete in attendance who is currently working on a graduate program along with her undergrad. She plans to get her MBA when she concludes her fifth year here at OSU.“It involves a great deal of commitment,” Szerszen said. “You have to make sacrifices and manage your time if you want to be successful.”Several awards were directed specifically at seniors, including the Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor Award and several other that recognized the academic achievements of the athletes.The Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor, considered the most prestigious award given at the event, went to diver Chelsea Davis and men’s swimmer Stefan Sigrist. The Medal is given to the athletes who have the greatest proficiency in both academics and athletics.The award included a $5,000 post-graduation scholarship.The two teams that finished as the “Most Improved” were women’s soccer and men’s tennis.In all, 503 athletes were honored, the first year that the event included more than 500 athletes, as last year only 493 were honored.
atletico madridbaloghBarcelonaBerlinbjerringbrobjerringbro-silkeborgchekhovskichristophersenDarko StanicduvnjakFlensburgFuchseFuchse BerlinglandorfgorbokgrebillehmamHSVHSV HamburgkarabaticKiril LazarovkovalevlindbergmadridmamelundmetalurgmirkulovskimojsovskiMontpelliernagynincevicPick SzegedshelmenkosigurdssonStanicsven hansenSzegedveszpremvive kielce In the most interesting match today, Atletico Madrid hosted MKB Veszprem in Vistalegre. Both teams aim high this year in the Champions League, and such was the match too – with high stake, the winner could end up first in the group. The match began with Atletico taking advantage, but MKB Veszprem immediately fought back, and at half time led with 15:13. In the second half Atletico fights back and equalizes to 26:26. Kiril Lazarov misses a penalty, and MKB score through Nagy, and in the end wins 27:26.Metalurg made another big step forward to the final battle of the first place in the group with Vive Kielce, both teams are 3 of 3. After 4:2 for Metalurg, Bjerringbro-Silkeborg makes use of the home court advantage and takes the lead, at half time it is 14:11. Despite the numerous exclusions for Metalurg throughout the whole game (8 in total, Bjerringbro only 4) and even the four-minute continuing exclusion after Mirkulovski‘s red card (which meant Metalurg are to play with a player less in the final 4 minutes of the game), Metalurg had the brilliant Darko Stanic on the goal, and the attack finally started to work well in the end, and the final score stood at 26:23 for HC Metalurg. Mojsovski scored 7 goals for Metalurg.Fuchse Berlin rehabilitated after the defeat in Barcelona, and took a convincing away win in Hungary. Pick Szeged could only fend Fuchse’s attacks off in the first half, at half time 14:14. In the second half, the team of Dagur Sigurdsson found its real form, and Pick Szeged were unable to parry. Nincevic scored 7 goals, Christophersen contributed with 6 for the visitors, Balogh topped the home team’s scorer list.Flensburg trashed Chekhovski Medvedi at home with huge 36:26, hardly anyone imagined such big defeat for Russia’s best team. At half time Flensburg had 19:14, and only kept making it bigger and bigger, and in the end won by 10 goals. Gorbok, Kovalev and Shelmenko scored 5 goals each for the visitors, while Flensburg had Glandorf and Svan Hansen scoring 9 goals each.In the final match of the third round of the Champions League, Montpellier without Karabatic and few other stars welcomed HSV Hamburg. HSV were the better team in the first half, and with Duvnjak, Lindberg and others in form, HSV had even 6 goals advantage at one point, but with good play in the final 10 minutes of the game, Montpellier made it only “bearable” 2 goals negative at half time, 16:14 for HSV Hamburg. HSV did not let the lead slip away, and with +2 in the second half, in the end they brought the points to Germany with 33:29. Lindberg scored 10 goals for HSV, Montpellier had Grebille with the same amount of goals. ← Previous Story ASOBAL (Round 6): Palma del Rio with the first win! Next Story → Montpellier goalkeeper Desbonnet scores against Dan Beutler (HSV)! (Video)
IRELAND HELD AN open training session at Lansdowne Road this afternoon and were cheered on by hundreds of young rugby supporters throughout.Here are some of the best pictures from the autograph signing and picture posing session after Ireland were put through their paces.
A MAN IS scheduled to appear at a special sitting of Killarney District Court tonight in connection with a drugs seizure in Co Kerry.The male, aged in his mid 20s, was detained in relation to the discovery of cannabis herb, cannabis resin, cocaine and a small amount of MDMA at a residence in Ardfert.He is scheduled to appear in court at 8.45pm, charged in connection with this seizure.
Apple may not comment on rumor, speculation, or future plans, but it does inform its partners of what to expect in the near future. And it seems AT&T has now been told there will be no June or July iPhone 5 launch.An AT&T customer noticed that his eligibility for a smartphone upgrade had moved back 5 months without any notice from AT&T as to why. As any customer would do, he phoned AT&T to find out why it had happened. Surprisingly, the customer rep he spoke to at AT&T had what seems to be some definite information regarding the launch, or lack thereof, of the iPhone 5.AdChoices广告The reason given to the customer was that Apple “has informed” AT&T that there will be no new iPhone launch in June or July. There is also no confirmed date for the arrival of the iPhone 5, so the eligibility date has been pushed back to account for this.Is this a customer rep responding officially, or just giving his best guess as to why this has happened? We don’t know, but if there are any AT&T customers reading this then check your eligibility date. Has it moved? If so, phone AT&T and see if you get the same official response.Read more at MacRumorsMatthew’s OpinionAs time passes it becomes ever more certain a summer launch for the iPhone 5 isn’t going to happen. While this may upset a few iPhone owners eager to upgrade, the few months additional wait time may be worth it.Apple is now shipping a modified version of the iPhone 4 with the name 4S to game developers. It contains an A5 processor suggesting Apple wants the next-gen of games ready for launch, or shortly afterwards. We’ve also heard the iPhone 5 could be a radical re-design that raises the bar again for smartphone looks. As well as an edge-to-edge 4-inch display we could see a phone that is tapered.So while we may not be using iPhone 5s come August, we could be clambering to get a truly next-gen smartphone come September.
November 27, 2018 The latest update on the migrant caravan at our southern border 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Things are more peaceful along the border. There have been no clashes since Sunday and all lanes are open along the busiest crossing on Earth.Some members of the migrant caravan even called a news conference today.Dan Plante is at the San Yisidro port of entry with the latest details on the migrant caravan trying to get asylum in the United States. Updated: 8:53 AM Posted: November 27, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, KUSI Newsroom Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, National & International News, Politics FacebookTwitter
WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Recreation Department presents “Mutts Gone Nuts” on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, from 9:45am to 5pm.The trip costs $96 for residents and $101 for non-residents.Contact the Recreation Department at 978-658-4270 with any questions and registration information.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedHOT OFF THE PRESS: Wilmington Recreation Offers “March Gladness” Road Trip To Catskill MountainsIn “Community”HOT OFF THE PRESS: Wilmington Recreation Offers 8-Day Trip To Grand Canyon, Utah, Arizona & Las VegasIn “Community”HOT OFF THE PRESS: Read Wilmington Recreation’s Fall NewsletterIn “Community”