Real Madrid Sergio Ramos controversy: Would Liverpool have complained if Van Dijk injured Ronaldo? Carlo Garganese 17:03 6/15/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(5) Getty/Goal composite Real Madrid UEFA Champions League Liverpool Egypt World Cup Mohamed Salah Sergio Ramos Jamie Redknapp says that he would love to have the under-fire Real Madrid defender in his team despite the Champions League final controversy Jamie Redknapp has defended Sergio Ramos following the Champions League final controversy and has questioned whether Liverpool fans would have complained if it was Cristiano Ronaldo and not Mohamed Salah who had been injured.Ramos has become public enemy number one in Liverpool and Egypt after his clash with Salah during the first half of last month’s Champions League final saw the attacker forced off with a shoulder injury.Madrid went on to win the game 3-1 to claim a third straight Champions League crown, while Salah’s participation at the World Cup was also temporarily put in doubt. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move However, former Liverpool midfielder Redknapp, who made more than 300 appearances for the club over 11 years, has defended the Spain hardman.“His record in terms of getting sent off is not the best but I would have him in my team,” Redknapp told Goal ahead of the Soccer Aid charity match for Unicef last week.“Whether you like him or not, he plays on the edge. But look at his record.“He’s made the most out of his ability. Go and take a look at his trophy cabinet. He’s won everything. He’s a winner.“If Virgil van Dijk had done it at the other end, if he had injured Ronaldo, would Liverpool fans have been complaining?“That’s just football sometimes, it’s not the best thing in the world but that’s how it is. Someone’s got to win at all costs.”Redknapp also looked ahead to next season and he believes that Liverpool can challenge champions and favourites Manchester City for the Premier League title, providing they succeed in the transfer market.Jurgen Klopp has already strengthened the midfield by signing Fabinho from Monaco and Naby Keita from RB Leipzig but Redknapp says they need more work and particularly need to sign a new goalkeeper following the two blunders Loris Karius made against Real Madrid.“I think they can challenge but Manchester City are going to take some beating and that’s the problem for everybody,” he said.“They need a goalkeeper, that goes without saying. The situation with Karius is a sad one for the kid. I don’t know how he comes back from what happened in the final. Does he play for Liverpool again?“In terms of the defence, they have Van Dijk who is a fantastic player. He’s been a brilliant signing. In midfield there is going to be a lot of competition for places now with Keita and Fabinho being brought in. Maybe they need another wideman, just to give a different option sometimes.“So they are not far away. With the two they’ve signed, I think Liverpool are going to go close.”To donate to Soccer Aid, please visit: www.socceraid.org.uk.
ARLINGTON, TX – JANUARY 12: Ohio State Buckeyes players hold their helmets on the sideline during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)Former Ohio State star and NFL running back Beanie Wells is dealing with a family tragedy after his brother was shot to death earlier this morning.According to News5Cleveland, officers were called to the area of 7th Avenue and Weeks Street in Akron this morning to respond to reports of a shooting. There, they discovered 31-year-old Joel Wells dead of a gunshot wound to the head.Beanie Wells is offering a $15,000 reward for the arrest of his brother’s shooter. Summit County Crime Stoppers is also offering a $5,000 reward for information.As of now, there are no suspects. Joel Wells, the brother of former NFL and Ohio State running back Beanie Wells, was shot to death in Akron this morning. Police have no suspects. Beanie Wells is offering a $15,000 reward. @WEWS #WEWS pic.twitter.com/6bOfEU0btz— Bob Jones WEWS (@bobjonesTV) July 18, 2019Anyone who has information can contact police at 330-375-2490 or Crime Stoppers at 330-434-COPS.Our thoughts and prayers are with Wells and his family at this time.
Editors’ Recommendations What Wrangler Is Doing to Make Denim More Sustainable This week we chat with Nigel Barker, former model turned photographer, on his career and personal style.I started my career right out of high school almost unwittingly when I entered a televised modeling competition in the late 1980’s. After seven years as a model, traveling internationally and working with some of the greatest photographers in the world, I made the transition from one side of the lens to the other, moving to New York City in 1996 and opening Studio NB.After a lot of hard work and a few lucky breaks I had my first gallery exhibition in New York, which led to my first big editorial story in Paper Magazine, followed by Interview Magazine, and the rest is history. Or rather I was lucky enough to create history with Tyra Banks on her show America’s Next Top Model. What started as a one episode gig ended up being a decade long escapade lasting 17 seasons and a hit show syndicated in over a 100 countries.Next, I hosted The Face alongside Naomi Campbell, followed by my new show Top Photographer on YouTube/AdoramaTV. All this has enabled me to broaden my horizons with my own furniture line called the NB1 Collection at Art Van Furniture and books including my The New York Times best seller “Models Of Influence” as well as my new position as Artistic Director of the hip menswear line Flag & Anthem.Obviously my greatest achievements are my marriage of 17 years to Crissy AKA @ChinTwins and my two children: Jack, 11 and Jasmine, 8.As for my personal style:Jeans: The Westborough from Flag & AnthemShirts: Classic white or blue button down collar shirtsUnderwear: Second Skin boxers by Tommy JohnSuits: At 6’4” I need bespoke suits and my favorites are tailored by Duncan QuinnShoes: Converse Chuck Taylor High TopsAccessories: Shinola black Blizzard watchOuterwear: Christiansburg Puffer from Flag & AnthemFavorite cologne: Eau Natural AKA nothing Favorite app: Camera +Favorite piece of technology: Canon 5D Mark IVNext style/gear purchase: Drone NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski on Crashing, Winning, and Creating a Legacy Long Hair for Men: Tips for Growing and Maintaining Your Style On the Road with Mikah Meyer, the First Person to Visit Every National Park Site in One Trip How to Netflix and Chill: Mastering the Invite, Finding the Best Shows, and More
Print Close zoom Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) has agreed to acquire seven 4,100 teu container vessels built in 2002 in combination with long-term charters to a leading container line operator.The vessels are expected to be delivered to SFL over the course of the next few weeks, and the annual EBITDA contribution is estimated to be approximately $10 million on average during the charter period. The charters include a purchase option with profit share after approximately 5.4 years on average.Ole B. Hjertaker, CEO of Ship Finance Management AS, said in a comment: “This transaction originates from the German KG market, and while the exact terms of the deal is confidential, the acquisition price is seen as very attractive. We have monitored the German market closely after the financial crisis that started in 2008/2009, but there have been relatively few transactions so far where we have seen a combination of quality assets, attractive prices and long-term chartering opportunities.” My location 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站？确定 SFL, March 3, 2014
zoom KNOT Offshore Partners LP has completed its acquisition of the ownership interests in the company that owns and operates the shuttle tanker Lena Knutsen – KNOT Shuttle Tankers 26. The 156,559 dwt Lena Knutsen was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea and delivered in June 2017. The 284.3-meter-long vessel is operating in the Brazil under a five-year time charter with a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, which will expire in the third quarter of 2022.The company has been acquired for an aggregate purchase price of USD 142 million less USD 133.8 million of outstanding indebtedness plus approximately USD 24.1 million for a receivable owed by Knutsen NYK to KNOT 26 and USD 1 million for certain capitalized fees related to the financing of the Lena Knutsen.On the closing of the acquisition, KNOT 26 repaid approximately USD 41.9 million of the indebtedness, leaving USD 91.9 million of debt outstanding under the secured credit facility related to the vessel.KNOT Offshore Partners LP owns, operates and acquires shuttle tankers under long-term charters in the deep-water offshore oil production regions of the North Sea and Brazil. Including the Lena Knutsen, the partnership now has a fleet of fourteen vessels with an average age of 4.5 years and a fixed average employment of 4.4 years.
The City of Fort St. John also today announced that the Grand Opening of the new Spray Park, which was planned to take place on Friday, has been postponed. The City’s Communications Coordinator Ryan Harvey said that the ceremony was postponed due to inclement weather that was forecast on Friday. Harvey added that a new date for the ceremony has not yet been announced, but that an announcement should be expected early next week. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John received another cheque from the Rotary Club of Fort St. John for the renovations to the Rotary Spray Park.Mayor Lori Ackerman was on hand at the Rotary Club’s meeting on Thursday to receive a $20,000 cheque on behalf of the City. Both clubs raised the money over the last year through a number of fundraisers, including the Mega Lottery, Drive-thru Breakfast, and from selling the bricks that ring the newly-renovated spray park next to the North Peace Arena.Scott Wisdahl with the Rotary Club said that with today’s $20,000 donation, the Club reached a milestone with a cumulative total of $100,000 in donations for the spray park’s upgrades.
Marrakech – During his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, U.S Vice-President Joe Biden captivated the audience with his eloquence and inspirational speech. At the rhythm of cheers and applause, the American Vice-President said that Morocco has a special place in the heart of every American. “What many don’t realize is that Morocco holds a very special place in the heart of Americans,” said Biden. He recalled that Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States of America back in 1777.“Morocco is the first nation in the world to recognize the United States of America 237 years ago in December 17, 1777, and I come here to say thank you,” he added, while expressing his happiness to be in a country that is at the “crossroads of Africa, the Arab World and Europe.”The American Vice-President reiterated his country’s determination to strengthen partnership relations with Morocco, particularly in promoting entrepreneurship and innovation.The United States stands ready to strengthen partnership with Morocco, Biden said in his remarks at the official opening of the 5th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (2014 Marrakesh GES).
The Chief Minister said the Sri Lankan authorities have not released any of the fishing boats that had been apprehended by them since February 2015. Raising the fishermen’s issue with the Centre once again, the Tamil Nadu government has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in securing the release of 25 fishermen and 119 fishing boats from Sri Lankan custody, the Press Trust of India reported.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, while taking up the latest instance of arrest of five fishermen from Puthukottai, told Modi in a letter that Lankan authorities “continue to infringe upon the historical rights enjoyed by our fishermen to fish in their traditional waters of Palk Bay.” “With their sole means of livelihood taken away, the Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu are in a despondent state. Presently there are 119 boats in Sri Lankan custody, which are precariously berthed on the Sri Lankan shore,” he said.“Though the government of Sri Lanka committed to consider the release of the boats in the Ministerial-level meeting held in Colombo on January 2, 2017, no action has been taken as yet in this regard,” he added. Panneerselvam told the PM that India should take up the matter with the Lankan authorities and ensure the immediate release of the boats and restore them in refurbished condition to the fishermen for their immediate use.He requested Modi to instruct the External Affairs Ministry to take up the issue “effectively” with Sri Lanka and to secure the release of 25 fishermen and 119 fishing boats, including the five fishermen and their mechanised fishing boat apprehended on February 2, without any delay.The Chief Minister also recalled that his predecessor, the late J Jayalalithaa, had moved the Supreme Court against ceding of Katchatheevu islet to Sri Lanka by India by way of an agreement in 1974. The letter, dated February 2, 2017, was released by the state government today. He also reminded the PM of the state government’s demand for a deep-sea fishing package of Rs. 1,650 crore. (Colombo Gazette)
2014-15Cleveland Cavaliers61.1Detroit Pistons38.9 SEASONWIN VS. GOOD TEAMOPP WIN %LOSS IN NEXT GAME VS. BAD TEAMOPP WIN % 2012-13New York Knicks65.7%Phoenix Suns31.6% 2014-15Houston Rockets69.7Utah Jazz34.3 The mind-boggling stat raises two questions: Why have the Bulls been so inconsistent for this long? And can this new group of players eventually find a way to break the troubling pattern?Several premises might help explain the Bulls’ bizarre showings in recent years.Although the injury bug didn’t necessarily bite Chicago way more frequently than other teams, the ailments hampered the Bulls in a way that few clubs could relate to.Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, now with the New York Knicks, suffered devastating injuries with the Bulls. But beyond those two, basically every other regular starter — Luol Deng, Kirk Hinrich, Richard Hamilton and even Butler last season — battled something at one point that kept him out for a significant time. The locker room looking more like an infirmary often threw the club out of rhythm and prevented Thibodeau from being able to make full use of arguably the NBA’s best bench.It’s also fair to wonder whether the Bulls’ smothering, precision-based defense, ingrained by Thibodeau, might have left players worn down for their next game.“He loved to have his players go lay it all on the line,” Bulls power forward Taj Gibson said. “Everybody knew what kind of team we were: a hard-nosed, defensive team that was going to play hard till the last minute of the game.”The blood and sweat paid dividends: The Bulls were regularly among the NBA’s best defenses during Thibodeau’s five seasons, which started in 2010-11 and ended in 2015. Chicago also ranked near the top in terms of how much ground they covered each night despite playing at one of the slowest per-possession paces in the league. That means they moved considerably farther and faster than the average club on each play. (Looking at Minnesota’s repeated second-half meltdowns this season, the Wolves may be suffering some of the same fatigue problems.)The human nature part of all this: that a player, or a team, might get more amped to play some teams as opposed to others, as former Bull Pau Gasol surmised about his old team last week. “The Bulls usually get up against good teams,” he said. “The challenge is getting up against the not-so-good teams and winning those games.” (No one was more tightly wound than Noah when he’d play against LeBron James — a whopping 14 percent of Noah’s career technical fouls have come against James and his teams, according to ESPN Stats & Information Group.)To be clear, it’s not out of the question that the Bulls could turn over a new leaf and start playing more consistently, regardless of the quality of their opponent. That trend of beating good teams and then immediately losing to bad ones occurred almost entirely under a previous regime, of which just a handful of players remain.Even with that in mind, it’s hard to ignore some of the unusual tendencies that started under Thibodeau and, at least for now, have continued under second-year coach Fred Hoiberg. Consider, for example, that the Bulls have won an astonishing 16 consecutive home games on TNT’s Thursday-night broadcasts since February 2013, beating, among others, the Heat, Rockets, Spurs, Thunder, Clippers and Cavs over that span.Since March 2013, the Bulls have snapped Miami’s 27-game win streak, the Knicks’ 13-game win streak, Golden State’s 19-game win streak at home and, last week, the Spurs’ 13-game win streak on the road — all in nationally televised games, either on ESPN, TNT or NBATV.Wild inconsistency has played a role in the national TV success, too. Fans often joked that Hinrich, the ex-Bull, seemed to morph into Michael Jordan whenever Chicago played on national television. But there appeared to be some truth to that. Hinrich’s best performances during each of his last three seasons as a pro — per Basketball-Reference.com’s Game Score stat — were during nationally televised games: a 14-point showing at Phoenix on ESPN last season, a 20-point night against Cleveland on ESPN in 2014-15, and a 19-point explosion on TNT during a blowout win over Houston in 2013-14.It probably isn’t a great omen, then, that one of Hinrich’s replacements once carried around a similar reputation, with at least a little statistical backing.As for these Bulls, sitting at 13-10 nearly a third of the way through the season, no one would say they’re without flaws.The perimeter shooting, red hot to start the season, has regressed to where many thought it would. In a league that prioritizes spacing and shooting more than ever before, Chicago ranks dead-last in 3-pointers made, 3-pointers attempted and 3-point percentage. (Things may get a bit better now that Doug McDermott, one of the precious few competent shooters on the team, is back after suffering two concussions. But it’s troubling that Nikola Mirotic’s game continues to oscillate between that of Channing Frye and a late-career Andrea Bargnani, who now finds himself playing overseas at age 31.)Crunch-time offense should be a concern for the Bulls, too, even if it hasn’t truly cost them yet.Despite the worries about the range-impaired backcourt featuring three players who each need the ball, Rondo, Wade and Butler haven’t gotten in each other’s way for the most part. The trio has handled opponents comfortably overall, winning by 6.3 points per 100 plays in 353 minutes.But things have played out far differently in clutch moments, when the game slows down and spacing gets cramped because teams refuse to guard Rondo near the arc. CHICAGO — After dealing a former most valuable player, letting a fiery, ex-defensive player of the year walk in free agency and signing a future, yet aging Hall of Famer, the Bulls were bound to change. We just didn’t know whether it’d be for better or for worse.But, ironically, even with a mostly new cast surrounding star swingman Jimmy Butler, one of the most bizarre tendencies from past Bulls’ teams persists: the baffling ability to take down some of the league’s best teams one night but lose to its very worst the next. Many have tried to explain the phenomenon, and the explanations range from an unfortunate run of injuries to team style and composition influencing consistency to the general wear and tear of life under the exacting rule of former coach Tom Thibodeau, who’s set to storm the opposing sideline in Chicago for the first time Tuesday night as coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.The Bulls’ puzzling, two-faced play stands out most when it happens in consecutive games, as it did earlier this month. The club beat the defending-champion Cavaliers the night before getting drilled by the Dallas Mavericks, who, along with the Wolves and Sixers, have the worst record in the NBA.The showing wasn’t out of the ordinary. During the past five full seasons and what’s been played so far this year,1The data from Elias covers games from the start of the 2011-12 season through games played Sunday night. the Bulls have had nine instances — more than any other club2Five teams had eight. — in which they knocked off a team with a pre-game winning percentage of at least .600, only to then lose to an opponent with a .400 winning percentage or worse the next game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The Bulls narrowly escaped laying another egg by holding on to beat a lowly Miami unit this weekend after an impressive win over San Antonio. 2016-17Cleveland Cavaliers76.5Dallas Mavericks16.7 2014-15Golden State Warriors85.7Los Angeles Lakers26.1 2012-13Golden State Warriors63.4Washington Wizards24.4 2014-15Toronto Raptors60.3Detroit Pistons35.3 2014-15Toronto Raptors87.5Indiana Pacers30.0 2012-13New York Knicks66.2Toronto Raptors38.5 Bulls wins against teams with .600 winning percentages or greater that were followed by a loss to a team with a .400 winning percentage or lower, since the 2011-12 seasonSource: Elias Sports Bureau That explains why the Bulls own the NBA’s worst field-goal percentage during the last five minutes of close games and how the same three players are losing by 12 points per 100 plays in fourth quarters.Nevertheless, the Bulls have been able to survive many of their late-game scares with solid defense. They’ve been surprisingly good on that end of the floor, limiting opponents to 18 free throws a game, second-fewest in the NBA, while also forcing turnovers at a better rate than last season.And for how horrible their shooting is, the Bulls make up for some of that with their newfound ability to draw fouls — never much of a strength of the old-look Bulls and their star. Their free-throw attempts — more consistent than relying on someone like Butler’s jump shot — are up more than 21 percent from the same point last season. Another welcome source of scoring: the offensive glass. Chicago, similar to the Bulls teams that Thibodeau coached, owns the best offensive-rebounding rate in the NBA and scores more second-chance points per night than any other club.By no means are these improvements enough to make the Bulls real contenders again, like they were under Thibodeau before Rose’s injuries took root. But they at least give Chicago a shot to find consistency with Butler and Hoiberg, both on national TV and otherwise.Check out our latest NBA predictions. Chicago Bulls: The NBA’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
handballpiotrkowpolskawislaWisla Plock ← Previous Story WISLA TV, Walther: “Happy with win in Norway” Next Story → Bundesliga: HSV Hamburg with huge 12 goals victory over SC Magdeburg Bogdan Trojan has decided about game Wisla Plock-Piotrkowianin Piotrków Trybunalski. Result 0:10 to guests is kept. Although Wislas president, Andrzej Miszczyński has given big material with proof of club innocence final decision isn’t positive for them. They lost two points and first place in polish league. The main reason was regulation of Polish Federation – medical services were late more than 15 minutes so guests could decided if they want to play or not. They decision was not to play and took two points. As Trojan said, he based his decision on regulations, protocol and delegates report.Wisla Plock has announced that they will now appeal the decision.TEXT: Michalina Chabowska
PHOTO: hajraveszprem.hu 1999-20032003-20062006-20072007-20152014-20152015-20162016- Győri ETO FKC Tatabánya KC Dunaferr SE MKB Veszprém KC→ Balatonfüredi KSE HCM Minaur Elverum Handball Gergo IvancsikTamas Ivancsik After Gergo Ivancsik, who began to work as a youth coach in Telekom Veszprem, his brother, right wing Tamas, also announced retirement at age 34. The former Veszprem member, had a few seasons in Norwegian Elverum Handball, where he decided to stop despite some offers…Ivancsik published post on Facebook to announce retirement…Ivancsik’s career: ← Previous Story SEHA: Strong RK Vardar, no winners in Balkan classico Next Story → FC Barcelona Lassa show IHF Super Globe trophy at Camp Nou
Updated at 11.05amA DEDICATED APP for accessing contact details for TDs and Senators, live video from Leinster House, and constituency information has been launched.The Houses of the Oireachtas app, launched yesterday and available for free both on Apple iTunes and Google Play app stores, allows the public to access a wide range of information relating to the Oireacthas.Theis include a list of contact details for all sitting members of the Dáil and Seanad, and a facility to find locate what constituency you live in and who your representative is.Mobile devicesThese facilities were previously available on Oireachtas.ie, although not easily accessible on mobile devices.Ceann Comahirle Sean Barrett welcomed the app, highlighting that it was ‘delivered on time and within budget’, and said it offers greater interaction between the Oireachtas and the public.The official Oireachtas News twitter account confirmed last night that the app cost €20,000.(@OireachtasNews)“75% per cent of all Irish web and social media activity is now mobile and I hope that this App proves to be an effective means of communications”, the Ceann Comahirle said.The app is available for iOS devices and Android devices.Originally published 8.50am.Read: Committee chairs have ‘serious concerns’ over workload and say they need more staff >More: 1,800 attempts to access pornographic websites at Leinster House >
SXSW 2012 : 7 GB de musique disponibles sur le web ! Vous avez raté les précédentes édition du festival SXSW d’Austin ? Avec Internet, c’est l’occasion de vous rattraper… Il est désormais possible de télécharger les fichiers Torrent de toute la musique qui a bercé, depuis 2005, l’un des plus grands concerts outre-atlantique.Austin est le rendez-vous des amoureux de la technologie, de la musique et du cinéma depuis 1987 et a, depuis longtemps, gagné son titre de ville cosmopolite grâce au festival SXSW, South by SouthWest.Et comme chaque année, depuis sept ans, les organisateurs sélectionnent quelques chansons de chaque artiste qui se produira au festival. Et comme chaque année, Greg Hewgill, fan incontesté du SXSW a mis cette playlist à disposition de tous les malchanceux qui n’assisteront pas aux concerts, sous forme de deux fichier BitTorrent, rapporte le site Zeropaid.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Soit plus de 7 GB de musique, minutieusement collectés, disponibles (lien non disponible). De quoi en faire voir de toutes les couleurs, ou plutôt de tous les sons, à vos oreilles !La collection de cette année comprend tous les titres sortis avant le 6 mars 2012, soit 1.219 fichiers ! Et si vous avez manqué les années précédentes, leurs fichiers sont également disponibles.Le 13 mars 2012 à 15:45 • Maxime Lambert
In a vote of 417 to 3 this evening, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The American Soybean Association (ASA) supports the bill, and congratulated House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership following its passage.“ASA welcomes tonight’s passage of the WRRDA bill and commends Chairman Shuster and Ranking member Rahall, as well as Subcommittee Chairman Gibbs and Ranking Member Bishop, for their persistence and support in the process of addressing our waterways infrastructure,” said ASA President Danny Murphy, a soybean farmer from Canton, Miss. “As tonight’s vote illustrates, this bill enjoys broad bipartisan support in the House, as it does in the Senate and within the administration. With that in mind, we call on the House and the Senate to convene the conference committee as soon as possible so that a final bill can be passed and sent to President Obama before the end of this year.”The WRRDA bill includes provisions to streamline environmental reviews; establish hard deadlines and cost caps on project studies; allow non-federal interests to contribute funds to expedite project components; annually increase the amount of funding that is provided from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) for port maintenance and dredging; and free up money and increase the capacity of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund (IWTF) and requiring the Corps to study and report on bonding, user fees, and other potential funding sources.“Soybeans are the nation’s leading farm export, and each bushel we export depends on our waterways infrastructure, whether that’s in the form of a river channel, a lock and dam, or a port,” added Murphy. “Unfortunately, in recent years, each of those elements has begun to suffer due to lack of upkeep and investment, and this bill takes a great step to reversing that trend.”Now, the House bill will move on to conference with the Senate’s Water Resources Development Act (S. 601) to iron out areas in which the two bills differ. S. 601 includes similar provisions supported by ASA to annually increase the amount of funding that is provided from the HMTF for port maintenance and dredging; to streamline the process for Corps of Engineers projects and reduce project completion times; and to free up money and increase the capacity of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund (IWTF).Additionally, the Senate version includes an amendment supported by ASA that would exempt small farms that store oil in aboveground tanks from federal oil spill regulations. The amendment would set storage tank thresholds below which agricultural operations would be excluded from U.S. EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Rule (SPCC).
Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday failed to land her first counterpunch at the Obama administration’s new Arctic conservation policies.Download AudioThe Senate rejected an amendment that would’ve put a time limit on wilderness study areas. Only Congress can permanently designate land as wilderness. But as Murkowski explained on the Senate floor, once the president recommends wilderness status, the government manages the land as wilderness anyway.“In fact many areas have been managed as de facto wilderness for decades, because the Congress has not acted,” she said.The amendment she proposed for the Keystone pipeline bill would’ve removed that protection if Congress didn’t approve a request within a year. The amendment would’ve started the clock on the 12 million acre wilderness area President Obama proposes for the Arctic Refuge. It also would’ve affected a wilderness study area inside the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and other areas in a dozen Western states.Fifty senators voted for it, but it needed 60 to pass.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the blasts which rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Over 320 people were killed and over 550 people were injured in the attack at churches and hotels.Claiming responsibility for the bombings via its Amaq news portal, ISIS said the blasts were in retaliation to firing at two mosques in New Zealand which led to the death of 50 Muslims.The message was aired on Amaq’s channel on Telegram app, reports News.com. The video, which is suspected to be from Al Guraba Media, relayed the message from ISIS – “This bloody day is our reward to you.”The Sri Lankan government had first placed the blame on local religious group National Thowheed Jamaath. However, intelligence officials felt that the group, which could not completely deface a Buddhist statue, would not be able to carry out a mission on such a large scale. According to TOI, they felt that the NJT would have done this with external help.One of the reasons many believe that the men – Abu Ubaida, Abul Barra, Abul Mukhtar – were part of the mission is because the images were released by pro-ISIS news channels. Another reason is that one of the men, Abu Ubaida, is also known as Zahran Hashin, who is said to be an operative for NTJ.The blasts occurred on April 21, which also happened to be Easter. Churches targetted were St Sebastian’s in Negombo on the West coast of Sri Lanka, a church in Batticaloa and St Anthony’s church in Colombo.Five-star hotels in the country were also targetted. They were the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand, and the Kindbury.
A bronze bull sculpture is seen as an employee walks out of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai August 22, 2013 (representational image).Reuters fileAn oversubscription of 104 times is bound to result in a premium listing for Avenue Supermarts, the operator of supermarket retail D-Mart. The question on investor’s mind will be: At what price will it list? The answer lies probably in the valuation of listed rivals, according to an analyst.”At the upper end of the price band, the pre-issue P/E works out to be 32.5x its annualised 9MFY2017 earnings, which is lower compared to P/E multiple of its peers i.e. Trent – 73.9x, Shoppers Stop – 123.8x and Future Retail 36.5x,” Angel Broking had said in a note on March 4, recommending investors to subscribe.For the nine-month period (9MFY2017) in the current fiscal, the company’s net profit was Rs 387 crore on sales of Rs 8,784 crore.On Friday, Trent closed at Rs 239 (face value Re 1), Future Retail at Rs 262 (face value Rs 2) and Shoppers Stop at Rs 320 (face value Rs 5 per share).BSE, which got listed a few weeks ago, closed at Rs 936, after listing at Rs 1,085 on February 3 against the issue price of Rs 806.The Rs 1,870-crore initial public offering (IPO) by the 15-year-old company in the price band of Rs 295-299 per share (face value Rs 10) got an overwhelming response during the issue period (March 8 to 10).The portion reserved for institutional investors (QIBs, FIIs, DIIs, mutual funds) was oversubscribed 144 times while the pie earmarked for non-institutional investors saw an oversubscription of 277 times.In sharp contrast, retail investors were relatively less enthusiastic, oversubscribing 7.51 times, according to data available on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).Earlier, the company raised Rs 561 crore from anchor investors by issuing 1.87 crore shares at Rs 299 per share and the investors included SBI Mutual Fund, Singapore government, JP Morgan, T Rowe Price, HDFC Mutual Fund, Reliance Mutual Fund and ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund.Highlights of the IPO and Avenue Supermarts (according to Angel Broking):Avenue Supermarts Ltd. (ASL) is amongst the largest and the most profitable Food & Grocery retailer in India. It offers wide range of Food and non-food products. ASL operates total 118 stores in 9 states and 1 Union Territory.ASL has increased its store count from 45 in FY2011 to 118 in 9MFY2017 with total retail business area of ~3.9 mn sq. ft in 45 cities. Further, the company has plans to increase total retail space by 2.1mn sq. ft by 2020, which will support its growth.ASL has reported revenue CAGR of ~40 percent over FY2012-16 on the back of same store growth and expansion of its business by adding new stores. On the bottom-line front, the company has reported CAGR of ~52 percent over FY2012-16 due to good business and gradual improvement in the operating margins. Return on equity has also improved from 9% in FY2012 to 32 percent in FY2016.Better RoE profile, promoter’s strong background, strategically located stores, intense focus on maintaining lower costs and strong brand perception are the compelling factors indicating that ASL is a long term story that will unfold going ahead.The company’s net profit and sales for FY2016 stood at Rs 319 crore and Rs 8,588 crore, respectively.The promoters’ share after the public issue will come down to 82.2 percent from the earlier 91.4 percent.The Sensex closed 17 points higher at 28,946 on Friday. The markets will open on Tuesday, being closed on Monday for Holi. The trading will factor in the election results to the five states — Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand.
If you’ve hoarded your older iPhone devices and Apple products due to some sort of tech issue you couldn’t have repaired, you might want to dust them off and clean them up. They may not be as “useless” as you may have erroneously labeled them before.It looks like Apple could potentially be kicking off a “Repair Vintage Apple Products Pilot” program meant to offer coverage for items that were previously considered too old for repair. This is great news if it does indeed come to fruition, especially for individuals looking to return to their favorite, trusty devices in need of fixes – Apple devices are pricey as it is, and not everyone can afford to purchase a replacement every time one fails.9to5Mac reports that the pilot program would include a selection of Apple products that are nearly obsolete in the eyes of the manufacturer, including the following:iPhone 5 (GSM/CDMA)MacBook Air (11 inch, Mid 2012)MacBook Air (13 inch, Mid 2012)iMac (21.5 inch, Mid 2011) – US and Turkey onlyiMac (27 inch, Mid 2011) – US and Turkey onlyAs of November 30, the program will expand to include these devices:iPhone 4SMacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012)Then, on December 30, these devices will reportedly be added to the list:MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012)MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2013)MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012)Mac Pro (Mid 2012)iPhone 5 (GSM)Apple hasn’t always been the most accommodating when it comes to allowing unauthorized individuals to repair its products, and has intact rallied against right to repair laws in the U.S. But consumers have been pushing back against these practices, and perhaps Apple has realized it’s time to start expanding its repair programs to older devices, since there are still so many people left out there who haven’t upgraded or flat-out refuse to – they still want their products to work, after all.Apple hasn’t made an official announcement regarding the program yet, but here’s hoping that this program does come to fruition in the coming days, as it would certainly be a boon for budget-conscious buyers looking to use or repurpose their old tech.More on Geek.com:Apple Donating 1,000 Watches to Study Eating DisordersApple’s Sexy New iPhone LineupEmojis Coming to iOS 12.1 Apple Brings Contactless Student IDs to More UniversitiesCelebrate World Emoji Day With Diverse New Characters Stay on target
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 18, 2019 Low Doses of Radiation Promote Cancer-capable Cells Low doses of radiation equivalent to three computed tomography (CT) scans, which are considered safe, give cancer-… read more News | Flat Panel Displays | November 28, 2016 LG Enters Medical Imaging Display Market Company’s first medical imaging devices deliver high resolution, accurate images for wide range of hospital settings Feature | Information Technology | June 27, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Smart Algorithm Extracts Data from Radiology Reports Radiology reports may contain information essential to figuring out a patient’s condition. read more Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019 VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence May Assist in Pediatric Imaging Sudhen Desai, M.D., FSIR, read more News | Digital Radiography (DR) | June 28, 2019 Springfield Clinic Deploys 17 Carestream Digital X-ray Systems Springfield Clinic implemented 14 Carestream DRX-Evolu read more Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 25, 2019 Samsung Announces New iQuia Premium Digital Radiography Platform Samsung has announced iQuia, a new digital radiography (DR) platform of premium products and technologies that improves… read more Technology | Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 Shimadzu Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) for FluoroSpeed X1 RF System Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., announced they have received U.S. Food and Drug… read more News | Radiology Business | June 26, 2019 Konica Minolta Healthcare and the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub Partner to Drive Innovation in Healthcare Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. read more Videos | Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 VIDEO: Demonstration of the Shimadzu FluoroSpeed X1 Radiographic Fluoroscopy System Shimadzu displayed the FluoroSpeed X1 conventional radiographic fluoroscopy (RF) system at the Association for Medica read more Shimadzu FluoroSpeed X1 Walkaround AHRA 2019Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:25Loaded: 11.42%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:25 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 19, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr DR Advances Promote Imaging of Whole Spine Recent advances in… read more November 28, 2016 — LG Electronics USA Business Solutions is introducing clinical and surgical monitors, marking its entry into the growing global medical imaging devices market. The new monitors and an advanced new radiography device are being previewed at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2016), Nov. 27-Dec. 1 in Chicago.The LG 8MP Clinical Review Monitor is a 27-inch IPS monitor driving 3840 x 2160 pixels, specifically designed to increase hospital staff efficiency by enabling streamlined work flows and multitasking. In addition to enhanced brightness levels, this monitor provides healthcare professionals with wide viewing angles, minimal color shift and accurate images. The monitor is Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)-compliant, which means that grayscale tones are corrected to maintain image accuracy. Finely calibrated to ensure consistency across multiple devices, the monitor is equipped with backlight stabilization technology to guarantee stable luminance levels. Dynamic Sync Mode reduces input lag, while Flicker Safe and Reader Mode settings help reduce eye strain experienced by doctors and nurses working long shifts.The 27-inch LG 8MP Surgical Monitor was developed for a wide range of uses in the operating theater. In particular, surgeons who favor minimally invasive surgical techniques will benefit greatly as they make precise observations while viewing LG’s wide and highly accurate monitor. The clarity of LG’s 8MP UHD panel helps doctors perform technically complex procedures, and the monitor’s IPS technology enables multiple medical professionals to view the monitor from different angles with minimal color shift. With brightness levels of up to 800 nits, LG’s surgical monitor is ideally suited for bright operating rooms. This monitor covers over 99 percent of the RGB color space with additional space dedicated to the deep red spectrum, enabling doctors to more easily distinguish different types of tissue and blood vessels.In today’s hospitals, medical technology that is portable, lightweight and durable is key to providing outstanding patient care. Previewed at RSNA 2016, the LG DXD (digitalized X-ray detector) produces high quality radiography images within seconds using its 16-bit image processing capabilities and a pixel pitch range as small as 127 micrometers, producing super-high-resolution images for radiographers and radiologists to quickly and accurately identify health issues. A magnesium and carbon fiber body make the LG DXD well-suited to serve patients in a range of medical settings, and the IP41 rating for water and dust resistance helps assure optimal performance even when this DXD comes in contact with powders or liquids. The LG DXD is planned for sale in the second half of 2017.For more information: www.lg.com/us FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Advances in long-length digital radiography are creating opportunities for visualization during spinal surgery, as well as pre- and post-operatively. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Medical Systems Related Content
The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) on Friday reported that a high-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean is to blame for increased trade winds that are expected to continue through Monday.Several regions in Costa Rica this week experienced strong winds with gusts of up to 80 kilometers per hour, mainly in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) and the northwestern province of Guanacaste.Gusts exceededing 100 km/h also were ongoing in mountainous areas of the GAM on Thursday and Friday. That intensity is expected to continue over the weekend with gusts of up to 90 km/h predicted in the same areas.Windy conditions starting Thursday caused light showers in the northern zone, some sectors of the Caribbean province of Limón, and some mountainous communities of the Central Valley.The IMN has advised air traffic to take the windy conditions into consideration, and they urged small boat owners to watch out for large waves in coastal areas.A report this week from the University of Costa Rica’s Ocean Science and Limnology Research Center (CIMAR) supported the IMN forecasts, stating that wave heights could average 10 feet in Limón throughout the weekend and until Wednesday.Waves of up to 10 feet, at intervals of 15 seconds, also will hit several beaches in the northern Pacific starting Saturday and lasting until Monday.CIMAR experts urge beachgoers and coastal residents in the Pacific to be cautious, as conditions will favor rip currents.Wind speeds are expected to gradually diminish starting Monday, as the high pressure system will begin moving away from the region, the IMN stated. Facebook Comments Related posts:Powerful waves to hit Costa Rica’s Caribbean and Pacific beaches over the weekend Big waves cause flooding along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast Oceanographers forecast strong waves, rip tides along Costa Rica’s Pacific shores starting Thursday Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s northern Pacific, Caribbean beaches