Ambrose disagrees with Scheers assertion that Trudeau caved to Trump on NAFTA

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first_imgOTTAWA — The Conservatives’ former leader doesn’t agree with the current leader’s assertion that Canada got taken to the cleaners by Donald Trump on the renegotiated NAFTA.Rona Ambrose, who was interim Conservative leader after the party’s 2015 election defeat, says Canada did make some concessions to get a deal but it also made some important gains.In terms of its impact on the economy, she says the new North American Free Trade Agreement is pretty much “a wash” for both Canada and the United States while Mexico got hardest hit.Ambrose was a member of a panel Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked to provide advice and help create a united multi-party front during negotiations with the mercurial U.S. president, who repeatedly threatened to tear up NAFTA if a new deal favouring the U.S. could not be struck.Andrew Scheer, who took over the Conservative helm from Ambrose in 2017, has called the new NAFTA a “historic humiliation” that exposes Trudeau’s weakness on the world stage.Former Conservative cabinet minister James Moore was also on the advisory panel but he’s refusing to comment on Scheer’s contention that Trudeau caved in to Trump.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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Walking Dead Star Joins Cruelty Free International

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first_imgThe Walking Dead star Norman Reedus has joined Cruelty Free International to support the organization’s work to ban animal tests for cosmetics in the U.S. and around the world.Norman Reedus, pictured with Lola, joins Cruelty Free International call for the USA to follow the European Union’s lead and end animal tests for cosmeticsCredit/Copyright: Portrait by Leslie Hassler in New York City
Norman Reedus said: ‘Scores of countries around the world are beating the U.S. to become cruelty-free by banning cosmetics tests on animals. Nobody wants rabbits or guinea-pigs to suffer for our vanity, least of all the animals. Let’s stop their suffering right here, right now. Join me in supporting the Cruelty Free International call to Congress and the FDA to bring an end to animal testing for cosmetics in the U.S.’Norman Reedus joins Cruelty Free International celebrity supporters Sir Paul McCartney, Joss Stone, and Global Ambassadors Ricky Gervais and Peter Dinklage.In March 2013, animal tests were banned for new cosmetics sold in all 28 countries in the European Union including the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and France, making it the most rigorous far-reaching animal testing ban in the world. This significant historical milestone was achieved after over twenty years of campaigning by Cruelty Free International’s founding organization, the BUAV. Countries around the world are following suit – Israel has a ban on animal tests for cosmetics and India is likely to set down rules banning this cruel practice in the near future.Despite progress in some areas, over 80% of countries around the world still allow animal tests for cosmetics, including the U.S., Australia, Korea and Japan. Some countries, including China, actually require animal tests before products can be sold there.Cruelty Free International Chief Executive, Michelle Thew, stated: ‘We are delighted that Norman has joined our mission to end cosmetic tests on animals worldwide. Norman is using his voice on behalf of the countless animals who suffer in laboratories in cruel and outdated tests for consumer products. It is vitally important that the U.S. moves with the times and protects animals from unnecessary tests by embracing modern, non-animal science. Please visit www.crueltyfreeinternational.org to see what you can do to help animals today.’Cruelty Free International is the only organization campaigning for a global ban on animal testing for cosmetics. It works with governments, regulators, companies and partner organizations worldwide and has placed the issue of animal testing on the agenda of many governments for the very first time as part of its global work to end product tests on animals. With offices in the UK, the USA and Singapore, Cruelty Free International is applying its determination and vision to repeat its success in Europe worldwide.last_img read more

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Video Yellow Vests Smash Burn Police Cars in Brussels

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Rabat – While Paris police arrested over 300 yellow vests in central Paris earlier today, Belgian police have arrested around 70 people in different areas in Brussels, Ilse Van De Keere, spokesperson of Brussels police, told AFP.Keere reported that around 400 protesters gathered in front of the Belgian prime minister’s office, calling on Prime Minister Charles Michel to resign while smashing traffic lights and street signs in the area.The police set barricades to block entry to the minister’s office, but failed to contain resolute protesters, who destroyed police vehicles, throwing stones and flares. Police also used barricades to block access to the European Parliament.For the first time, Paris police used tear gas against the protesters on Saturday, whereas Belgium police used pepper spray to disperse the protesting crowd.Read Also: Paris Police Fire First Tear Gas Amid Escalating Protests against ‘Arrogant Macron’The movement that started in Paris on November 17 to protest an unpopular tax on fuel proposed on France’s national budget has morphed into a series of anti-government demonstrations, calling for French President Emmanuel Macron to resign. In recent weeks, the anti-government mood has spread to Belgium and the Netherlands.The increasing violence initiated by the yellow vests in Paris prompted government officials to suspend the fuel tax proposal.About 8,000 police officers are currently on duty in the French capital to prevent more violence. read more

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Ghost of Toys R Us still haunts toy makers

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NEW YORK — This year, children will have a hard time finding Uncle Milton’s glow-in-the-dark ant farm, or the gel and ant village version. Basic Fun, the parent company behind the brand, has stopped producing them and now makes just three versions — basic, giant and retro.Who’s to blame? Toys R Us.A year after Toys R Us imploded, toy makers are still readjusting to the big loss of shelf space. That means slashing the number of styles they carry, re-evaluating how they sell large toys like playhouses and cars, and changing their packaging to squeeze into smaller retail spaces.It’s a jolt for toy companies. They had already been trying to reinvent themselves amid an onslaught of changes, including kids’ evolving tastes toward gadgets, as well as the rise of Amazon and online shopping. They never expected the iconic chain to liquidate its 800 U.S. stores six months after it filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in 2017. Some companies depended on the chain for as much as 40 per cent of overall sales.A slew of retailers like Walmart, Target and Party City rushed to expand their toy aisles to capitalize on Toys R Us’s demise, but toy companies say they aren’t able to fill the void. The stores devoted big sections to toys year round and served as incubators of new trends. They also say that Toys R Us’ massive orders of tens of thousands of units offset the cost of production.All this has led to fewer options for kids.“Maybe the world only needs one kind of ant farm, but in the day, you had a choice,” said Jay Foreman, president and CEO of Basic Fun, a Boca Raton, Florida-based company that purchased the assets of Uncle Milton, K’Nex and Playhut over the past year. He is now evaluating his overall lineup.With K’Nex construction sets, shoppers will only see 20 playsets, instead of the 60 it had last year, Foreman said.Many parents have taken note.Stephen Desch of Keyport, N.J., said when his now 3-year-old daughter wanted a crab-shaped sandbox, he found it at Toys R Us. But he can’t find certain items now, like a plush toy inspired by the Jay character from the Netflix show “Beat Bugs.”“It’s definitely annoying,” Desch said.Vanessa Myers of Bristol, Virginia, cites too many choices in some categories, like light up toys for the tub. But she does worry about the dwindling selection of dolls and bikes.“I really want dolls that are diverse,” in hair colour and ethnicity, she added.Nearly $3 billion in 2018 was left on the table by Toys R Us, or 12 per cent of the U.S. toy market, according to market research group NPD Group Inc. Jim Silver, editor-in-chief of TTPM, an online toy review site, estimates that 40 per cent of Toys R Us business wasn’t scooped up. Even as the former investors of Toys R Us try to resurrect the business in the U.S. in time for the holidays, many expect it to be a shell of what it was.The effort follows a 2 per cent drop to $21.6 billion in toy sales for last year, with demand weakening during the second half of the year with the loss of Toys R Us. That reversed four straight years of sales growth, NPD says.Mattel’s annual sales last year fell 8 per cent, reflecting a negative 6 per cent impact from the toy retailer’s liquidation. At Hasbro, annual sales dropped 12 per cent, dragged down by the loss of Toys R Us. Mattel had been struggling for several years, but it had been starting to see a turnaround.Toy makers have been expanding online, but that isn’t the panacea, says Marc Rosenberg, strategic marketing adviser who was behind the success of Hasbro’s furry hit Furby. Physical stores still drive the toy business and profitability since companies don’t incur shipping costs, Rosenberg says.Foreman agrees, saying his new line of Cutetitos — beanie babies wrapped up in a burrito blanket and launched for the holidays — would have fared even better if Toys R Us was around. Typically, Toys R Us would have devoted a 3-feet-by-16 inch display in a highly visible spot to a hot item. Instead, stores gave Cutetitos an area that measured 18-inches wide by 5-inches deep.Isaac Larian, CEO of privately held MGA Entertainment, has seen overall sales triple last year because of its popular LOL toys. But its Little Tikes division, which makes toy cars and playhouses that need big areas for display, suffered a 12 per cent sales drop because of the loss of Toys R Us even as his business with Amazon rose 50 per cent. Overall, 27 per cent of its overall business stemmed from Toys R Us, but at Little Tikes, that figure was 40 per cent.Larian’s Little Tikes toy factory — the largest U.S. toy factory — based in Hudson, Ohio, is running at 25 per cent capacity. Larian says he’s cutting the number of Little Tikes toys it produces mainly because of the loss of Toys R Us. He’s now expanding into housewares to keep the factory busier.“Every day we are reinventing ourselves,” he said.___Follow Anne D’Innocenzio: http://twitter.com/ADInnocenzioAnne D’Innocenzio, The Associated Press read more

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General Assembly President calls for media support in addressing worlds ills

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Currently, the media displayed high interest in the work of the Security Council, whose resolutions are binding, but fewer journalists followed the deliberations of the Assembly, whose recommendations lack the force of law, Foreign Minister Jean Ping of Gabon told a news conference at UN Headquarters in New York. Enhancing the role of the UN had several aspects to it, and the media had a part to play in that regard, he said.”We are facing many complex international challenges, and no organization is better equipped than the United Nations to address and resolve them,” Mr. Ping added.The role of the world body had to be recognized and strengthened, for today’s challenges requiring collective solutions included not only wars and international terrorism, but also disease, poverty, environmental problems and development, he notedMr. Ping, who succeeds Julian R. Hunte of Saint Lucia to preside over the Assembly’s 59th session, stressed that numerous problems of the changing world could only be addressed if the major organs of the UN – the General Assembly, the Security Council and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) – worked in harmony.He highlighted reform of the Security Council and the need to restore the authority of the Assembly as among the main priorities. Reform of the 15-member Council had been on the agenda since 1993 and, in preparation for UN’s 60th session next year, it was important to move forward.Mr. Ping stressed that while in 1945 there had been 50 Member States, today there were 191. The Security Council was last reformed in 1963 when the number of its members was increased from 11 to 15, but changes in the world since then must now be reflected. Video of press briefing [37mins] read more

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The Wii U will not play Bluray discs or DVDs

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first_imgWhen we discovered that the Wii U would also use a brand new optical disc format for its games, we wondered whether or not it would be able to play DVDs or Blu-ray discs. We figured it would be likely that Blu-ray discs would be excluded, but expected DVDs to work. Unfortunately, Nintendo says that the Wii U won’t play either type of optical disc.We know that the Wii U will use Nintendo’s new proprietary game format, and that each disc will be 25GB in size. That’s close to, but not exactly the same size as a Blu-ray disc, and Nintendo has already said that the drives in the Wii U are not Blu-ray drives. However, most people expected that the Wii U would be able to at least play standard DVDs. Now, Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata says that won’t be the case.AdChoices广告In an interview, Iwata said that the Wii U “does not have DVD or Blu-ray playback capabilities.” It may not matter very much considering most people already have a device in their living room that can play DVDs, and many have Blu-ray players. Iwata also pointed to the added cost of building in DVD playback functionality into the Wii U as another reason why they didn’t want to include it. They decided they could keep prices down a bit by removing a feature that most people probably already had.Nintendo is clearly betting that they won’t be the only device in your entertainment center, and that you already have a DVD or Blu-ray player and you don’t expect the Wii U to be able to fill that need. Nintendo has gambled like this before: when building the original Wii, they didn’t think HD graphic were as important to gamers as they turned out to be, and wound up losing that bet.It’s difficult to imagine any console or device with an optical drive that will only play a single proprietary format. Even so, the Wii U will be internet connected, and most people expect Nintendo to deliver Netflix and other streaming video through the Web. Nintendo could make the lack of DVD or Blu-ray playback a moot point quickly by embracing streaming video instead.Read more at Nintendo, via Kotakulast_img read more

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Adobe lance Reader sous Android

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first_imgAdobe lance Reader sous AndroidLelecteur de documents PDF d’Adobe est désormais disponible pour les smartphones fonctionnant sous Android, l’OS mobile de Google. Téléchargeable gratuitement sur l’Android Market, Reader n’est pour l’instant supporté que par le Nexus One, le premier smartphone de Google, et le Motorola Droid. Adobe a cependant tenu à indiquer que si l’application n’a pas encore été testée sur d’autres smartphones, il est très probable qu’elle fonctionne correctement sur de nombreux terminaux Android. À lire aussiNomophobie : traitement, symptômes, qu’est-ce que c’est ?Adobe Reader a été optimisé pour la prise en charge des écrans tactiles multipoints permettant d’utiliser certaines commandes telles que le pincer pour zoomer, le défilement ou le double clic. L’affichage a aussi été pensé pour s’adapter aux petits écrans des mobiles, grâce à un redimensionnement automatique des documents et la possibilité de basculer de portrait à paysage.Adobe précise qu’il est nécessaire pour utiliser cette application, de disposer d’un smartphone équipé d’Android 2.1 ou d’une version plus récente, mais aussi d’un processeur cadencé à au moins 550 MHz, et d’un minimum de 256 Mo de mémoire vive.Le 26 mai 2010 à 16:07 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

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Enigme les véritables causes de la mort de Toutânkhamon

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first_imgEnigme : les véritables causes de la mort de ToutânkhamonAllemagne – Après avoir privilégié la thèse du meurtre en raison du trou observé sur le crâne du pharaon, les scientifiques ont analysé l’hypothèse d’une mort due au paludisme (voir article). Une étude récente menée au Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) pousse aujourd’hui les chercheurs à évoquer une mort due à la drépanocytose.Toutânkhamon est l’un des pharaons les plus célèbres de l’Égypte antique. Autour de lui gravitent de nombreux mystères, dont celui de sa mort. Décédé à l’âge de 19 ans, le jeune souverain a bénéficié d’un embaumement haut-de-gamme : sa momie, restée dans un très bon état de conservation, a permis aux scientifiques d’émettre plusieurs hypothèses quant aux circonstances de son décès.En février, l’équipe d’égyptologues du docteur Zahi Hawass révélait les résultats de l’analyse ADN du roi et concluait à une mort due au paludisme. En effet, les chercheurs avaient trouvé un gène spécifique du parasite responsable du virus de la malaria dans l’ADN de Toutânkhamon. La maladie aurait été mortelle en raison de la faiblesse du jeune roi, qui souffrait également d’un problème de circulation sanguine, responsable de troubles osseux eux-mêmes aggravés par une fracture de la jambe.L’hypothèse, fort plausible, est remise en cause par les chercheurs du BNITM : ils ont trouvé des traces sur les os de ses orteils, caractéristiques des personnes souffrant de drépanocytose. Qui plus est, 9 à 22% de la population vivant dans les oasis égyptiens en était infectée, selon les chercheurs allemands Christian Meyer et Christian Timmann, deux des responsables de l’étude.La drépanocytose est caractérisée par des globules rouges non pas ronds, mais en forme de faucilles, qui s’agglomèrent et peuvent boucher les capillaires. Cette caractéristique expliquerait les éventuelles complications faisant suite à sa fracture à la jambe, lesquelles auraient probablement entraîné sa mort.Les chercheurs du BNITM doivent présenter leurs arguments afin de pouvoir réaliser à leur tour des tests ADN sur la momie et déterminer si le pharaon était porteur du gène de la drépanocytose. Ils soulignent que si c’était le cas, il est impossible qu’il soit mort de la malaria : les patients souffrant de drépanocytose étant protégés contre le paludisme.Le 30 juin 2010 à 12:27 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

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Scientists Uncover New Evidence of Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs

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first_img For nearly four decades, paleontologists have argued over the fate of Earth’s dinosaurs.Were they gradually killed off by natural causes like volcanism and plate tectonics? Or were they suddenly and violently exterminated by an extraterrestrial collision?A new study led by the University of Texas at Austin has confirmed the latter, providing “hard evidence” of an asteroid impact.As described in a paper published by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers found proof in the hundreds of feet of rocks that filled the impact crater within the first 24 hours after impact.“It’s an expanded record of events that we were able to recover from within ground zero,” according to Sean Gulick, a research professor at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) at the Jackson School of Geosciences.Gulick led this study, as well as the 2016 International Ocean Discovery Program scientific drilling mission, during which the rocks were retrieved from the impact site offshore of the Yucatan Peninsula.“It tells us about impact processes from an eyewitness location,” he said.When the asteroid slammed into our planet some 66 million years ago, its impact caused wildfires, triggered tsunamis, and blasted so much sulfur into the atmosphere that it blocked the sun.Just one day deposited about 425 feet of material, most of which was produced at the impact site or swept in by seatwer pouring back into the crater from the surrounding Gulf of Mexico.The breakneck speed of accumulation meant the rocks recorded what was happening, eventually providing clues about the longer-lasting effects of an impact that wiped out 75 percent of the planet’s population.Bad news for the dinosaurs. But good news for folks who study them: chemical biomarkers show signs of being deposited by resurging waters, suggesting the landscape was pulled into the crater with the receding tides.And while the asteroid impact led to the mass destruction at the regional level, it was the global climate change that came with it that caused a masse extinction.“The real killer has got to be atmospheric,” Gulick said. “The only way to get a global mass extinction like this is an atmospheric effect.”More on Geek.com:NASA Picks 4 Potential Spots for Asteroid Bennu Sample ReturnQueen’s Brian May Explains ESA’s Hera Asteroid Deflection Mission‘Double Asteroid’ Speeding by Earth at 43,000 MPH Captured in Photo Egg Fossils Provide Glimpse Into Prehistoric ParentingNew Dinosaur Discovered After Laying ‘Misidentified’ in Vault for 30 Years Stay on targetlast_img read more

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Blue Haven Resort Marina gives back to special needs school

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first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, February 24, 2017 – A special school catering to children with special needs will get a special gift tomorrow as the TCI’s IGY marina at Blue Haven Resort will keep up a tradition of the company with a community building project to benefit Extraordinary Minds Ashley Learning Centre.  We spoke to Adam Foster, General Manager of the Marina yesterday.“We’re gonna build an outdoor learning and playing area for the kids, which is great.  And it’s about not only us giving back and the marinas throughout the region giving back on the same day, but it’s also about our guest giving back.  So it’s about the captain and crew rolling up their sleeves and getting dirty, and getting covered in paint, and at the end of it  coming up with what will be just a great facility for these kids to be able to grow and learn as much as they can.”Located in down town Provo, Ashley Learning Centre provides educational opportunities for children with Autism who are unable to access public school education.  The Blue Haven Marina volunteers will construct an outdoor play and discovery area, with plans to install a fence, ground cover, and sand pit, as well as provide outdoor furnishings.“Environmental Art, thank you very much, they’re doing the plans and getting up some lovely bright colors for the kids.  PTS Equipment, Belinda there, they’ve donated lots of tools for the project so that was really really kind of them.  And last but definitely not least is the Do It Center,  and the Adams family they have been fantastic for what they were able to give.  They’ve donated the majority of the material for this entire event.”The work will be done tomorrow and the community is welcomed to the Thank You event at Salt Bar & Grill tomorrow evening.#MagneticMediaNews ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting Recommended for you The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#magneticmedianewslast_img read more

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Lawrence Ho says Golden Week volume Melcos best in five years

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first_img RelatedPosts Melco Resorts and Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho says he expects the company to post significantly improved results in 2Q19, describing the recent May Golden Week period as “one of the best we’ve seen in the last five years.”His comments follow the release of Melco’s first quarter results earlier this week, which saw growth at the company’s Macau properties come in slightly below the market despite increases in operating revenue and Adjusted EBITDA at flagship City of Dreams. 70% of Macau gaming market driven by 400,000 premium players: brokerage Strong VIP growth sees Okada Manila GGR climb 72% in August Load More Melco International Development grants Evan Winkler HK$269 million share options Although he didn’t reveal any numbers, Ho stated in Melco’s 1Q19 earnings call that “for April and at least for May Golden Week we’ve seen very, very strong growth and strong volumes, so it’s probably been one of the best May Golden Weeks we’ve seen in the last five years.“I think we are finally starting to reach the potential that we had expected for Morpheus. So, it took a bit longer than we had expected, but it’s been a journey and we are getting there. If anything, in April and May, we’ve seen some very encouraging times.”Melco is in the midst of a major revamp of City of Dreams, which included the opening of Morpheus in June 2018 and transforming the second floor gaming space that was previously home to PokerStars LIVE Macau into new junket space.Ho said that Melco would invest a further US$50 million of “targeted enhancement CapEx” over the next 12 months to further upgrade both the gaming areas and the non-gaming attractions at City of Dreams, including the transformation of The Countdown Hotel into a new hotel brand, Libertine.City of Dreams Property President Davis Sisk said that construction disruption from the ongoing upgrades has continued to impact Melco’s bottom line in 1Q19 but said the recent launch of new junket space has “seen really good pickup” throughout April and into May.“We’ve been very, very pleased,” Sisk said. “If you talked to a lot of the junket operators, they will probably tell you we have some of the nicest and finest space, not only in Macau but probably in all the world.“So we’ve seen a great pickup through the April period and we saw some super good play on both on premium direct and our VIP operators throughout the first five days of May.“I think it’s somewhat serendipity in terms of our timing with this. We’ve hit the market in a really good period of time with our product.”last_img read more

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Elderly driver slams into North Miami Beach Chinese restaurant

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first_imgNORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – An elderly woman suffered minor injuries after she crashed into a Chinese restaurant in North Miami Beach.North Miami Beach Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the crash outside of Sang’s Chinese Food in the area of Northeast 19th Avenue and 163rd Street, Sunday afternoon.Officials said the driver lost control of her older model white Toyota Corolla and crashed into the business. The impact shattered a front window at the restaurant and caused significant front-end damage to the car.Paramedics treated the driver at the scene.The crash remains under investigation. It is unclear whether or not the driver will be ticketed.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Lawmakers Reach Deal on Zika Language as CR Talks Continue

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first_img Dan Cohen AUTHOR Senators negotiating a fiscal 2017 continuing resolution (CR) reached agreement on one of the talks’ major sticking points but continue to hash out a number of other issues.Over the weekend, lawmakers resolved most of their differences over policy language from a conference agreement on emergency funding to fight Zika, with Republicans agreeing to drop a provision prohibiting Planned Parenthood affiliates in Puerto Rico from receiving funds, reported CQ Roll Call. Language waiving a requirement for mosquito spraying to obtain permits under the Clean Water Act also has been dropped.Negotiators, however, still need to resolve how much of the $1.1 billion in emergency Zika funds will be offset through other spending cuts. On Monday, several Republican senators said they believed the chamber’s consideration of a CR could stretch into next week.Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) put off the first procedural vote on the CR, a cloture vote to proceed to the underlying legislation. McConnell rescheduled it for Tuesday.Lawmakers have until the end of the month to pass a CR to keep the government running when FY 2016 funding expires. The stopgap is expected to adhere to FY 2016 spending levels and run through Dec. 9, one week before Congress is scheduled to adjourn for the December holidays. It is expected to include a full-year FY 2017 spending bill for military construction and Veterans Affairs.Other riders that negotiators still may be discussing include emergency flood relief for Louisiana, an effort complicated by a Democratic push to couple the flood money with aid for Flint, Mich.; language that would drop a quorum requirement for the Export-Import Bank’s board to approve large loans; and a provision curtailing the federal transfer of certain internet oversight functions.last_img read more

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Electric Forest Announces 2019 Lineup ODESZA Kygo Bassnectar Zeds Dead To Headline

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first_img Facebook News The electronic music and jam band festival in Michigan is back and ready to get you dancing for a full four days in June Ana YglesiasGRAMMYs Dec 5, 2018 – 1:29 pm Electric Forest Festival is officially returning to Rothbury, Michigan June 27-30, 2019, for a long weekend of dancing among trees and lasers. The fest has announced the lineup, which includes GRAMMY-nominated ethereal electronic duo ODESZA, tropical house DJ/producer Kygo and bass music heavy-hitters Bassnectar and Zeds Dead as the headliners. The full lineup, like the headliners, also includes a solid offering of artists across the sounds of the electronic music spectrum, including GRAMMY-nominated deep house duo Bob Moses, Detroit house OG Claude VonStroke, pop/dance collab champs Hippie Sabotage, upbeat house duo Gorgon City, female bass powerhouses Alison Wonderland and TOKiMONSTA and one of the leading ladies of underground house, Honey Dijon.Fest On: Vampire Weekend, The Lumineers, GRiZ & More Make Stacked Hangout Music Fest LineupThe event is scaling back to a one weekend event from two the past two years and on top of the plenty of electronic artists and jam bands, also has some hip-hop artists to round things out. The jam band contingency is led by The String Cheese Incident, an Electronic Forest mainstay, who will be offering three performances over the weekend. Others include the Floozies, Lettuce and Twiddle, plus STS9, who blurs the line of electronic music, psych-rock and even hip-hop and could really fall in either category. GRAMMY winner T-Pain represents the smaller hip-hop contingency, along with rising female rapper Tierra Whack.In addition to plenty of music to keep you dancing in the forest all weekend long, the event also offers a “Curated Event Series,” yoga classes, silent disco, plus a VIP lodge camping offering. The full lineup plus more info on ticket options are available on Electric Forest’s site.Envision Festival 2019 Is Dance Floor Ready: Bedouin, GRiZ, Tycho, Lee Burridge & MoreRead more Twitter center_img Electric Forest Announces 2019 Lineup: ODESZA, Kygo, Bassnectar & Zeds Dead To Headline Email Electric Forest 2019 Lineup: ODESZA, Kygo & More electric-forest-announces-2019-lineup-odesza-kygo-bassnectar-zeds-dead-headlinelast_img read more

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Bangladeshi detained by BSF

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first_imgMap of LalmonirhatMembers of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) detained a Bangladeshi national from Durgapur border in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat early Sunday, reports UNB.The detained person is Milon Mia, 35, son of Mohsin of Durgapur village.A team of BSF detained Milon from 2 no sub pillar of 927 no main pillar on the border around 4:30am while he was trying to intrude in Gidaldaha area of India, said lieutenant colonel Golam Morshed, commanding officer of BGB-15 battalion.last_img

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Justice Department Arizona man indicted for supporting ISIS

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first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall FILE – This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now called the Islamic State group, marching in Raqqa, Syria. When Islamic State fighters routed Syrian government forces and took control of the ruins of Palmyra Thursday, May 21, 2015 morning, the ancient city became the latest archaeological heritage site to fall into the hands of the militant group. (Militant Website via AP, File) PHOENIX — An Arizona man was indicted Thursday for allegedly supporting the Islamic State militant group known as ISIS.Ahmed Mohammed El Gammal, 42, allegedly helped a New York City college student travel to Syria via Turkey to receive military-style training from ISIS. The indictment said Gammal and the unidentified student communicated for months before Gammal flew to Manhattan to meet the student.Gammal allegedly gave the student social media contact information for a person who lives in Turkey and remained in contact with the pair as the student made his way to Syria. The student received ISIS military training for at least three months. LISTEN: Monica Lindstrom New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Your browser does not support the audio element. Gammal, a resident of Avondale, was arrested Monday.“Individuals like Gammal who allegedly serve as facilitators for ISIL fuel the hatred and radicalization that keep terrorist organizations like ISIL alive,” U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a release.Gammal was charged with one count each of providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and one count of conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, receiving military-type training from a designated foreign terrorist organization and conspiring to receive military-type training from a designated foreign terrorist organization.Some of the charges carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison while others carry a mandatory sentence of 10 years. 1 / 21Smoke rises during a military operation to regain control of some villages from Islamic State group fighters south of oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo) 0 Comments   Share   How men can have a healthy 2019 Sponsored Stories Top Stories Mesa family survives lightning strike to home Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Daylast_img read more

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