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North American stocks fall sharply as investors worry over December US rate

TORONTO — North American stock markets closed sharply lower as investors south of the border mulled the increased odds of a Federal Reserve rate hike following last week’s strong U.S. jobs data.The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX index gave back 70.68 points at 13,482.62.In New York, the Dow Jones average of 30 stocks was down 179.85 points at 17,730.48, the broader S&P 500 index declined 20.62 points to 2,078.58 and the Nasdaq lost 51.82 points to 5,095.30.The Canadian dollar was at 75.33 cents U.S., up 0.12 of a cent from Friday’s close.On the commodity markets, the December gold contract rose $0.40 to US$1,088.10 an ounce, the December crude contract fell by 42 cents at US$43.87 a barrel and the December contract for natural gas was down seven cents at US$2.30.

Relations between Canada and Lanka back on track

The deeply strained relations between Sri Lanka and Canada have been given a fresh start following talks between President Maithripala Sirisena and newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Malta.The Canadian Prime Minister said that delisting of some Diaspora groups was a good sign and it gives the correct signal that the government wants to build a new era based on friendship and goodwill. The two leaders agreed to strengthen and deepen bilateral ties, the President’s office said. During his separate meetings with two Prime Ministers, the President explained in detail the initiatives of the government to bring about reconciliation among the different ethnic communities and said that bringing normalcy to the people of the North and East who have suffered for more than 30 years due to the war was a priority of his administration. The President invited the Sri Lankans who left the country and settled down in Canada and Australia to return to Sri Lanka.Prime Ministers Trudeau and Turnbull conveyed their appreciation to the President on the remarkable changes that he has brought to governance in Sri Lanka. They said that reconciliation and ensuring justice are important elements for recovery after a difficult period of conflict.During his meeting with Australian Prime Minister Turnbull, the President thanked Australia for the assistance extended to Sri Lanka over the years. Premier Turnbull thanked Sri Lanka for the excellent cooperation extended to tackle illegal immigration. President Sirisena assured that Sri Lanka was extremely strict on this issue and people who indulge in people smuggling will be severely dealt with. Both leaders agreed to maintain contact and work together to enhance bilateral ties. (Colombo Gazette) President Maithripala Sirisena met the Prime Minister of Canada and also the Australian Prime Minister on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta today. Canada’s relationship with Sri Lanka under former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was on rocky ground as a result of human rights concerns in Sri Lanka. President Sirisena congratulated Justin Trudeau and Malcolm Turnbull for their electoral victories in Canada and Australia respectively.During his meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau, President Sirisena recalled the excellent bilateral relations that the two countries enjoyed during the tenure of Trudeau’s father, the late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and that they should work together to restore the relationship. read more

Ethiopia UN official appeals for food aid to help 6 million affected

“The early warning signs of a large-scale humanitarian crisis are already visible…It is obvious to anyone that there has been a massive crop failure,” the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kenzo Oshima, said in Addis Ababa, where he was continuing his two-week tour of Africa. Accompanying him on this leg of the mission are senior officials from the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the European Commission and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).Mr. Oshima, speaking at the launch of a joint UN-Government appeal for 2003, said the best available assessments suggest that more than 10 million people will need relief help next year. “These are indeed dreadful prospects, provoking memories of the terrible visions that were broadcast to the world from the Horn of Africa in the early 1980s,” he said.The Relief Coordinator stressed that swift action must be taken to minimize the drought’s impact and to provide those in need with enough food, water, medicines and other essentials to weather the difficult times. There must also be a broad, multi-sectoral response to the crisis, he added, as well as an emphasis on the greater goals of development and long-term food security for the people of Ethiopia.”Two years ago, famine was averted in the Horn of Africa thanks to fast and early action, effective response and good coordination,” he said. “Nevertheless, overall success was muted by unfortunate suffering and death. We must learn from such past experiences and strive to do better.”Mr. Oshima is scheduled to conclude his mission to Ethiopia tomorrow and then fly to Asmara, Eritrea, to get a first-hand look at the effects of drought in that country.Meanwhile over the weekend in the Sudan, the government lifted a flight ban over the southern part of the country, enabling the resumption of aid activities on the ground in those areas. Last week during his trip to Khartoum, Mr. Oshima held talks with Sudanese authorities in an effort to get them to lift the flight restrictions.The UN’s Operation Lifeline Sudan noted, however, the continued use of other restrictions, and called for all parties to recognize the principle of unhindered access to those in need. read more

Annan urges continued international support for victims of Chernobyl disaster

“For nearly two decades, the people in the affected regions of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine have had to cope with farmlands rendered useless, acute economic difficulties and chronic health problems, especially among children,” a spokesman for Mr. Annan said in a statement.To mitigate the toll on affected communities, the UN is focusing its programmes on laying the foundations for sustainable recovery and development, with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) taking the lead in such efforts.”The Secretary-General reaffirms the resolve of the United Nations to ensure that the ongoing needs of the people of the region are not forgotten,” spokesman Fred Eckhard said. “He urges the international community to provide the moral and financial support necessary to keep the affected communities from suffering the effects of this tragedy for decades to come.”Jan Egeland, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, echoed that thought, saying the international community must renew its efforts to help the people of the affected regions take control of their lives again.”The aftermath of the Chernobyl accident is simply too much for people in the contaminated areas to cope with alone. We simply cannot turn our backs. We can and must do more to help bring development and hope to the affected people,” said Mr. Egeland, who is also the UN’s Coordinator of International Cooperation on Chernobyl.Nearly 8.4 million people in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia were exposed to radiation when the nuclear plant blew up. Some 150,000 kilometres – an area half the size of Italy – were contaminated, while agricultural areas covering nearly 52,000 square kilometres – more than the size of Denmark – were ruined. read more

Faculty of Graduate Studies celebrates 10th anniversary

The Faculty of Graduate Studies has seen substantial growth since its inception 10 years ago.A celebration was held on campus Tuesday, March 21 to mark the Faculty’s milestone anniversary, with the Brock community invited to reflect on the progress made over the past decade.“In the span of 10 years, the Faculty of Graduate Studies has come a long way,” said Jens Coorssen, Dean of Graduate Studies. “Our reputation as a comprehensive University continues to grow and more and more people across the globe are taking note of the exceptional research happening at the graduate level at Brock.”Graduate education at Brock dates back to the early days of the University, with the first graduate program, a MSc in Chemistry, launched in 1967.  Graduate education gradually expanded over the years until a spike in growth beginning in 2000.Guiding the progress over many years of significant growth were former deans, Jack Miller (1999-2004), Marilyn Rose (2004-2011) and Mike Plyley (2011-2016).“Their vision and leadership contributed greatly to our growing reputation for excellence in graduate education,” Coorssen said. “Working alongside faculty and staff, they created a driving force to move the Faculty forward and to firmly plant Brock in the minds of funding agencies, grad studies councils and prospective students across the country.”It was on March 21, 2007, that the University’s Senate unanimously endorsed the creation of Brock’s seventh faculty, the Faculty of Graduate Studies, taking a substantial step forward in enhancing the University’s research and graduate studies profiles.“Becoming a Faculty was not without its challenges,” Mike Plyley, Professor of Applied Health Sciences and former Dean of Graduate Studies.“A main area of concern was what changes would occur for graduate programs and graduate students as a result of the Office of Graduate Studies becoming a Faculty,” he said. “We had to weigh our options and ultimately we felt that becoming a Faculty would aid Brock in becoming a truly comprehensive University where students had the opportunity to complete their undergrad degree all the way through to their PhD.”Brock now offers 49 graduate programs, including nine PhD programs, and has 1,700 registered graduate students — the Faculty’s largest number on record.“The Faculty of Graduate Studies has accomplished a lot over the past 10 years,” Coorssen said. “We are looking forward to even more growth and development in the years to come.“We are working towards building more international research collaborations and we are focused on growing our PhD programs in the near future. Our focus on excellence is helping build our reputation and I look forward to growing the Faculty of Graduate Studies during my tenure as Dean.” read more

CPL 2017 McCarthy aces 174 chase Stars fall to sixth successive

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCPL2018: No sparkle for winless Stars as Tallawahs triumphAugust 14, 2018Similar postCPL 2017: Sangakkara’s 74* outclasses winless StarsAugust 26, 2017In “latest news”Impressive Zouks claim Hero CPL qualification after defeating TallawahsJuly 31, 2016In “Sports” By Nikhil KalroJamaica Tallawahs 179 for 5 (McCarthy 61*, Phillips 32) beat St Lucia Stars 173 for 7 (Fletcher 84*, Samuels 54, Sami 3-27) by five wicketsAndre Fletcher struck seven fours and four sixes in his unbeaten 84 © Ashley Allen – CPL T20 / Getty(ESPNcricinfo) For the first 37 overs of the game, St Lucia Stars were ahead and cruising. Then came that one over everyone talks about in this format. With the Tallawahs requiring 40 off three overs in their chase of 174, Mitchell McClenaghan conceded 20 runs, and the Stars’ hopes of their first win of the tournament faded into their sixth successive loss. It was also the fourth-highest successful chase in tournament history.Andre McCarthy recovered quickly from a run-out that led to Rovman Powell leaving the field like he was ready for a locker showdown, and struck a match-winning unbeaten 61 off 37 balls to lead the Tallawahs to a five-wicket win with two balls to spare. It wouldn’t be much solace for the Stars, but they put on a much-improved performance with the bat. Andre Fletcher and Marlon Samuels blitzed fifties to lead them to 173, their highest score of the tournament.Pace off the ballThe Darren Sammy National Stadium was hit by passing showers just before the start. On a slow surface, that moisture may have just done enough to negate the penetration of seam-up deliveries – a burst of rain will only quicken a pitch up slightly, not change its nature. That should have been an indication for the Tallawahs’ bowlers to take pace off the ball.It took a few heaves and punches for the bowlers to switch to offcutters. It worked right away, an offcutter from Mohammad Sami took the inside edge of Johnson Charles and uprooted leg stump. The mode of operation didn’t change much thereafter.The unmatched utility of boundaries in T20sFletcher isn’t known for his ability to find gaps for singles. He is, however, an efficient boundary-hitter. The value of boundaries in T20s is high, but the utility of boundaries without consuming too many dot balls is significantly higher. In his 53-ball innings, he struck 24 singles and played 13 dots, effectively 24 runs off 37 balls.He also hammered 11 boundaries, seven fours and a six, almost as many as the number of dot balls he faced. That meant he finished with 84 off 53 balls with a strike-rate of 158.49. A T20 masterclass beckoned if he could convert a few more of those dots into singles.Keep calm and bat onWhen McCarthy stabbed a ball towards extra cover, called for two and didn’t respond, the Tallawahs were reeling. They needed 81 runs off 46 balls with six wickets in hand, and Powell was fuming all the way off the field. For McCarthy, that could have been a scarring emotional blow.Instead, he bided his time, found the boundary when he had to and delivered under duress. Imad Wasim also brought his experience and ability to a 45-run sixth-wicket stand that carried Tallawahs home. A few moments later, Powell was leaping onto McCarthy in joy. read more

Finally The inventor of the GIF explains how to pronounce it

first_imgThey are wrong. It is a soft ‘G,’ pronounced ‘jif.’ End of story.Wilhite also said he had never made an animated GIF himself – but that this was his favourite one.This one’s for you, Steve:Read: What have the words GIF and omnishambles got in common? THE INVENTOR of the GIF – the old-school animated image format which has been given a new lease of life on Tumblr and elsewhere – has given an authoritative answer on how ‘GIF’ should be pronounced.Steve Wilhite invented the Graphics Interchange Format while working for one of the original major ISPs, CompuServe, in the late 1980s.While the GIF’s main attribute was its way of compressing images so they could load more quickly over a dial-up connection, what made it totally unique was the fact that it could incorporate animations – a technique which brought plain 1990s webpages to life.However, over the years a significant dispute has emerged over how the name should be pronounced – with some using the intuitive hard G, as in ‘graphics’, while others see it as a soft G and pronounced as if it was a ‘J’.Wilhite – who today is being honoured with a lifetime achievement prize at the Webby Awards – has now confirmed his pronunciation of choice.“The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations,” Wilhite told the New York Times, before insisting:last_img read more

Experts say tenants are not to blame for council flat mould

first_img 17,817 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL Experts say tenants are not to blame for council flat mould An architect who assessed the Dublin flats said the problem is “extensive and very serious”. Dec 7th 2016, 6:30 AM Share65 Tweet Email6 EXPERTS HAVE SAID social housing tenants should not be blamed for damp, mould and condensation problems in local authority housing, after an assessment of a flat complex in Dublin.Architects commissioned by the Community Action Network (CAN), examined conditions at Tyrone Place in Inchicore and found the buildings were unable to provide adequate ventilation and had poor thermal performance making them hard to heat.“The result is excessive heat loss, the strong likelihood of extensive condensation and mould conditions and the real risk of adverse effects on health of residents. The problem is extensive and very serious. A significant response is needed,” architect William Scott said in his report.‘Breaking through freshly painted surfaces’In an assessment of one flat, occupied by a couple and their two children, Scott found there appeared to be no insulation on the walls. He also found inadequate ventilation in every room in the two-bedroom flat, with no extract ventilation in either the kitchen or the bathroom.There was also evidence of mould in each room.The couple, who moved into the flat in August 2014, found it to be in good order at the time and had been freshly painted. Just three months later they noticed mould developing, particularly in the bathroom.In his report, Scott noted “very bad mould” around the gas meter cabinet: 12 Comments Wednesday 7 Dec 2016, 6:30 AM https://jrnl.ie/3123220 He said the tenants had used mould cleaner to remove much of it from surfaces, though this did “a lot of damage to the decoration of the walls”.In correspondence with the couple about the problem, Dublin City Council stated that condensation repairs are the tenant’s responsibility, though it did acknowledge there was a pre-existing mould problem in the flat. The council said this had been “removed and the area replastered”.However, this is not in keeping with Scott’s findings. He said it was much more likely that the mould had reappeared in such a short space of time due to inadequacies of the building fabric, ventilation or inadequate treatment of the previous outbreaks, rather than as a result of unreasonable action by tenants.He said this incidence of mould was “entirely consistent” with others reported in the complex.Health problemsAs part of the assessment, tenants at Tyrone Place were also surveyed, with 64% reporting difficulties keeping rooms warm. Similarly, 62% had an issue with damp or condensation and 51% said they had mould in their flats.Over 90% of those who responded to a survey said that they have problems with damp and 75% of those people said that they have continuous health problems including colds, chest infections and asthma.Commenting on the findings, Averil Power, Chief Executive of the Asthma Society of Ireland said “poor housing, and associated mould, spores and mildew has long been recognised as a causative and an exacerbating factor in many common respiratory conditions”.“The Asthma Society of Ireland has great concerns for anybody living in the conditions described in these expert reports and in previous reports”.Between 2014 and 2015, Dublin City Council received almost 1,500 complaints of damp and mould by tenants. It claimed that the overwhelming majority of the complaints were due to tenant activity.“The evidence that building defects are causing dangerous damp, mould and condensation shows that the real source of a problem that has been blamed for years on tenant activity actually lies within the walls of the sick buildings that people are paying rent for,” said Cecilia Forrestal of CAN.“Local authorities consistently state in tenant communication and agreements that condensation, mould and damp are issues related to tenant activity such as drying clothes,” she continued.She said these reports show this is not the case and she urged local authorities to address the structural issues at the heart of the problem.Read: ‘It was supposed to be our dream house. It’s turned into a nightmare’>Read: Overcrowding, severe mould, rotting wood: The issues with this Celtic Tiger council estate haven’t gone away> It looks to be of considerable age and as if it was not cleaned off during preparation or mould treatment prior to the new tenancy. There is also the suggestion that the mould is actually breaking though freshly painted surfaces from beneath. The presence of the mould suggests inadequate cleaning and or sterilisation of mould took place. By Michelle Hennessylast_img read more

Forget Face ID Scientists Fight Cybercrime With Photos

first_img I’ve watched enough CSI: Crime Scene Investigation to know that forensic scientists can trace a single bullet directly to the gun that shot it.Apparently, researchers at the University at Buffalo in New York are fans of Gil Grissom, too, because they developed similar technology for tracking photos to phones.The technique, to be presented at a conference in February, could lead to new ways of fighting cybercrime.“Like snowflakes, no two smartphones are the same,” lead study author Kui Ren said in a statement. “Each device, regardless of the manufacturer or make, can be identified through a pattern of microscopic imaging flaws that are present in every picture they take.”Mind. Blown.“It’s kind of like matching bullets to a gun,” he added, “only we’re matching photos to a smartphone camera.”Not yet ready for prime time, this technology is poised to become part of the authentication process, like a PIN or password.Centered around an obscure flaw in digital imaging called photo-response non-uniformity (PRNU), the paper describes how manufacturing imperfections create minuscule variations in each digital camera’s sensors.Not visible to the naked eye, this “systemic distortion,” or pattern noise, is unique to every individual shooter. Handy in digital forensic science, the method has not yet been applied to cybersecurity.Until now.The proposed system is quite simple: When registering with a bank or retailer, for instance, the customer provides a smartphone photo for reference. Then, during future purchases or withdrawals, they are asked to photograph two QR codes—presented on an ATM, cash register, or another screen.Using a mobile application, the customer sends the images back to the company, which scans them to measure the camera’s PRNU, look for forgeries, and approve (or deny) the transaction.Ren’s protocol can spot even the most advanced counterfeits, thanks to an embedded probe signal in the QR codes.The program boasts 99.5 percent accuracy in tests involving 16,000 images and a total of 40 different Galaxy Note 5 and iPhone 6s handsets. Study: Teen Tech Time Not to Blame For Poor Mental HealthRugged BlackBerry Clone With QWERTY Keyboard Hits Kickstarter Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.center_img Stay on targetlast_img read more

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Safety advisory issued after sewage spill in NE MiamiDade

first_imgNORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A sewage spill in Northeast Miami-Dade has prompted a safety advisory.The advisory warns against water activities, such as swimming and fishing, along the Biscayne Canal, which stretches from the Everglades toward Miami Shores.The canal was polluted after a 63 inch pipe sprung a leak early Tuesday morning.The Florida Department of Health will continue to test the water until tests come back uncontaminated.The advisory will be dropped once the water remains uncontaminated for two days.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

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Lil Wayne To Celebrate 10 Years Of Tha Carter III At 2018

first_img https://www.instagram.com/p/BihhLkwjg9z/?taken-by=liltunechi Twitter Email News Celebrating ‘Tha Carter III”s 10-year anniversary, the fourth annual fest is bound to excitePhilip MerrillGRAMMYs May 9, 2018 – 12:49 pm Lil Wayne earned some of his first career GRAMMY wins at the 51st GRAMMY Awards on the strength of 2008’s Tha Carter III. He took home Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song for “Lollipop” and “A Milli” won Best Rap Solo Performance. Even 10 years later, that’s a lot to look back on. Accordingly, the GRAMMY-winning rapper will celebrate the album’s 10-year anniversary at his fourth annual Lil’ Weezyana Fest.On May 8 Lil Wayne revealed the festival’s creative via social media, which paid homage to Tha Carter III’s original cover art with a graphic representation of a baby wearing a suit. The festival will take place Aug. 25 at the Champions Square in New Orleans. While the 2018 lineup hasn’t been announced yet, past artists have included the likes of Drake, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, and Big Freedia, among others. Facebook Lil Wayne To Celebrate 10 Years Of ‘Tha Carter III’ At 2018 Lil’ Weezyana Fest Lil Wayne’s Lil’ Weezyana Fest Coming In August lil-wayne-celebrate-10-years-tha-carter-iii-2018-lil-weezyana-fest As for what’s in store for the 10-year celebration portion of Lil’ Weezyana Fest, one can only imagine it’ll be as big as the album was upon its 2008 release. As Billboard reminded us, Tha Carter III sold more than 1 million copies its first week and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The groundbreaking work featured fellow rappers Jay-Z, T-Pain, Babyface, and Busta Rhymes, and produced three chart-topping singles: “A Milli,” “Got Money” and “Mrs. Officer.”‘While the world looks forward to more world-class recordings from Lil Wayne, Lil’ Weezyana Fest on Aug. 25 looks likely to be an unforgettable experience. You can grab your tickets via Ticketmaster.Catching Up On Music News Powered By The Recording Academy Just Got Easier. Have A Google Home Device? “Talk To GRAMMYs”Read morelast_img read more

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Ferry services resume on PaturiaDaulatdia route

first_imgFerry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma river resumed after two hours of disruption due to dense fog on Friday morning, reports UNB.”The ferry services were disrupted from7:30am due to poor visibility caused by thick fog,” said assistant general manager of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Aricha Nasir Mohammad Chowdhury.The ferry services resumed around 9:30am, he added.last_img

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Cummings Offers Redemption

first_imgBy Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.comOn Feb. 27, one of the most surreal days in the history of the United States presidency, Donald Trump seemed to gush over Kim Jong-un, the allegedly murderous dictator who leads North Korea, during dinner between the two men and their entourages in Vietnam. About an hour later, half a world away in the United States, Michael Cohen, a convicted felon and Trump’s former “fixer” labeled his old boss a “racist,” a “con man” and a “cheat,” before the Congressional Committee chaired by Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings.It took roughly one minute for the fireworks to be sparked during the public hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>One minute after the beginning of the hearing and during the opening statement by Cummings, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC.) sought to shut down the proceedings from the onset. “Because of his (Cohen’s) disdain for this body…I move to postpone this hearing,” Meadows said before Cummings interrupted the chair of the House Freedom Caucus. “You’ve made it clear that you don’t want the American people to hear what Mr. Cohen has to say, but the American people have the right to hear what he has to say,” Cummings said. “The days of this committee protecting the president at all costs are over.”But, despite Cummings’ admonition Republican members of the the Oversight Committee endeavored to throw copious buckets of mud on the disgraced attorney, who will begin a three year prison sentence next month. Still, his depiction of Trump was nothing short of devastating. “I am here under oath to correct the record…an offer the American people what I know about President Trump,” said Cohen. “I know what Mr Trump is, he is a racist, he is a con man and he is a cheat.The last time I came to Congress…I came to protect Mr. Trump, now I’m here to tell the truth about Mr. Trump,” Cohen added, who spoke specifically about how Trump has appealed directly to White supremacists and referred to African nations as “s-hole countries.” “I wound up touting the Trump narrative for over a decade…over time I saw his true character revealed and the bad far outweighs the good,” Cohen added. “Mr. Trump is racist…in private he is even worse.”Cummings, a resident of West Baltimore presided over an often volatile hearing, featuring flashy, young Democratic women of color like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI.), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA.), Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.)Other Democrats on the Committee blasted away at Trump and his supporters. “Donald Trump, his children, his personal lawyer and his Congressional enablers are….perpetuating a giant con game on the American people,” said Rep. William Clay (D-MO.)“They’re (Republicans) not mad because you (Cohen) lied for the president, they’re mad because you stopped lying for the president,” said Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD.)At the end of the day-long hearing Cummings delivered a stirring soliloquy directed at Cohen, as tears welled in the eyes of the soon to be inmate. “The president called you a rat,” said Cummings referring to one of Trump’s numerous Tweets disparaging his former attorney. “I live in the inner city of Baltimore and that’s about one of the worst things you can call somebody…because that means your a snitch.”Then Cummings reached out to a wider audience. “We’re better than this,” he said. “I know that you (Cohen) are worried about your family, but this is part of your destiny. Hopefully, this leads to a better Michael Cohen, a better Donald Trump, a better United States and a better world.”last_img read more

Equifax Screwed Up Bad Again

first_img Your Apps Are Out to Get YouSEC Announces New Cybersecurity Unit Following Breach Remember a couple of weeks back when Equifax had the mother of all fuck-ups? Well… It gets worse. A lot worse. For the past couple weeks, the company’s official Twitter account has been directing worried consumers to a phishing site.As you almost certainly know, the credit reporting agency was recently at the center of a data leak scandal. The company had left records for 143 million people — almost half the United States — unsecured and vulnerable. To cover their asses, Equifax created a site to “help” users assess whether their data was leaked, and what they could do about it. The site asked for your family name and the last six digits of your social security number. Given that a good chunk of the leaked data contained social security numbers and the fact that Equifax is a credit reporting agency, that kind of supremely personal question is normal-ish.That, of course, led to some unscrupulous folks creating a fake, malicious version of the site, Mashable reports. Where the original was hosted at equifaxsecurity2017.com, the fake was securityequifax2017.com.The two are so close that whoever managed Equifax’s social media accounts got them mixed up and was directing users to the fake.AdChoices广告What the purpose isn’t exactly clear. It has all the same pieces as the regular site, with the company’s logo and a few information fields asking for your name and part of your social security number. Several snippets on the site, however, suggest that it was made to troll Equifax and, hopefully, teach the company a lesson.“Equifax should have hosted this on equifax.com with a reputable SSL Certificate. Instead, they chose an easily impersonated domain and used a jelly-bean SSL cert that any script kiddie can impersonate in 20 min,” the site reads.And… it’s not wrong. At all. New, unfamiliar URLs are harder to control. Even more so when you use relatively generic terms like your company name, “security,” and the year. What’s more, newer sites use excellent, albeit not foolproof, back-end software to keep users as safe as possible. Using poor certificates, or older code opens up attacks that can circumvent browser’s built-in security.No matter what information you give the fake site when you try to click through, the site spits out warning pop-ups. “This isn’t a secure site! Tweet to @equifax to get them to change it to Equifax.com before thousands of people lose their info to phishing sites!” it cautions.“Their response to this incident leaves millions vulnerable to phishing attacks on copycat sites,” the site adds. “This is why you don’t put your security incident website on a domain that looks like a scam (with an Amazon SSL cert), no-one can tell the difference between the real thing and a phishing site.”This type of pointed gag is common in the security industry, and researcher Nick Sweeting is taking credit and has been spreading the URL since September 8 — the day the domain was registered. Even if it is just an elaborate scolding, it’s worrying that a company whose entire business is managing and securing our most private data is so utterly inept. As plenty have pointed out, it’s also ironic that Equifax could cost someone a job if they have poor credit, and the company has routinely sold its services as a way of gauging someone’s trustworthiness. Yet, when they’re entrusted with sensitive information, they are absolutely careless, with virtually no consequences.Ever get to thinking that we’re already in a cyberpunk dystopia?Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on targetlast_img read more

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FDA Clears More Powerful Generator for Toshiba Aquilion Lightning CT

first_imgVideo Player is loading.Cynthia McCollough explains new advances in CT technologyPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 13:56Loaded: 1.17%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -13:56 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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Related Content Siemens Go.Top CT scanner at SCCT19Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:05Loaded: 15.14%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:05 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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The approval means providers can now image a wider range of patients with a low cost of ownership with a reliable, premium-component, entry-level CT system that maximizes their equipment investment.The Aquilion Lightning is a 16-detector row system designed for routine volumetric scanning. It has a small footprint to allow providers to save on both space and cost, without sacrificing exceptional technology. The system offers the same PureVision CT Detector technology that is used in premium Toshiba CT systems and includes Advanced Iterative Dose Reconstruction (AIDR) 3-D Enhanced to help reduce dose and improve patient safety.To simplify complex scans for more consistent imaging, the system comes standard with Adaptive Diagnostic solutions, such as Single Energy Metal Artifact Reduction (SEMAR) and SureSubtraction. 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Transats Q3 profit nearly triples but outlook clouded by storms

first_img The Canadian Press Share Thursday, September 7, 2017 Posted by Tags: Air Transat, Profit Report, Transatcenter_img MONTREAL — Transat A.T. Inc. says it has had a good summer, with its profit nearly tripling from the same time last year, but warns that its fall and winter travel seasons could be affected by higher costs related to storms such as Harvey and Irma.The Montreal-based travel company says its third-quarter net income soared to $26.6 million, from $9.4 million a year earlier, while revenue grew 10.5% to $733.2 million.Transat says higher revenue was driven by an 8.7% increase in travellers on transatlantic routes, its main market for the third quarter.But Transat also says higher fuel prices, currency fluctuation and major storms in the Caribbean and surrounding countries is creating a difficult situation for the current fourth quarter.Air Transat is one of the several Canadian airlines that added flights or increased the size of planes this week to assist travellers in the path of Irma, which appears to be headed for Florida after causing destruction in the Caribbean region.More news:  Kory Sterling is TL Network Canada’s new Sales Manager CanadaExcluding the impact from major storms, Transat says it would expect its adjusted operating income for the fourth quarter to be similar to last year, at about $70.8 million. Transat’s Q3 profit nearly triples but outlook clouded by storms << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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ACTA accepting nominations for 2019 ACTA Air Canada Awards

first_imgACTA accepting nominations for 2019 ACTA Air Canada Awards Share TORONTO — Nominations are now being accepted for the ACTA Air Canada Awards, which showcase the accomplishments and dedication of ACTA members.The awards will be given to those who have proven their excellence across a broad range of categories. Recipients will be selected by a panel of jurors appointed by ACTA, and will be honoured at an awards ceremony held at Travel MarketPlace, in Toronto, on June 12.The six categories are:Leisure Travel Agent: Recognizes a travel agent who shows versatility, innovation and has extensive knowledge of many travel options available to their clients. This individual has exemplary customer service skills, the ability to keep the client excited about planning their dream holiday, and always delivers.Corporate Travel Agent: Recognizes a travel agent who delivers excellent service to clients, living up to expectations and demands in a timely and efficient manner. This individual must have an excellent understanding of client’s needs from a global perspective, including transportation, destination knowledge, policies, visas, and many other travel requirements.Tomorrow’s Leader: Recognizes a young professional who shows potential as a leader of our industry. The individual will have a keen interest in issues that influence the future of travel and is a role model for other young professionals.Maguire-Wamsley Award: Recognizes the individual who achieves the highest combined mark on the ACTA Certified Travel Manager (CTM) exam and case studies, who also works in an ACTA member agency.Ches Chard Award: This award was established in memory of Ches Chard, who played a key role in developing numerous educational programs within the industry and was instrumental in establishing the first travel school in the Atlantic Provinces. The recipient will be an individual, a travel agency or a group of travel agencies that has demonstrated a significant commitment to professionalism, education and training and excellence in human resources management.Gerald Heifetz Trailblazer Award: This award was established in memory of Gerald Heifetz, who established many of the laws that currently govern the Canadian travel and airline industry. He was also instrumental in the foundation of ACTA and CITC. The recipient will be an individual or organization who in the most recent year has had a significant and positive impact on the role, status and sustainability of the Canadian Travel Industry.More news:  Sunwing ready to launch Mazatlán-Quebec City direct this winterBusinesses or individuals can nominate themselves or others for consideration using the Nomination Form, which can be downloaded here: http://www.acta.ca/advisory/2019/pdf/Nomination%20Form%202019%20.pdfForms can be submitted to actaawards@acta.ca. All awards require submission of a brief biography to support the nomination in order to demonstrate how the nominee meets the criteria for the award. Finalists from each region will then participate in the ACTA / Air Canada Awards where a judging panel appointed by ACTA, will select one award-winner for each category.For more information contact Deanna Mills at actaawards@acta.ca. Travelweek Group Posted bycenter_img Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Tags: ACTA, Awards << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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Children Take Over PO Cruises Pacific Explorer in naming cere

first_imgChildren ‘Take Over’ P&O Cruises’ Pacific Explorer in naming ceremonyOne hundred and twenty children today ‘took over’ Pacific Explorer – the latest addition to P&O Cruises’ fleet – in a first of its kind naming ceremony on Sydney Harbour.Fresh from a multi-million dollar transformation adding a host of fantastic new features, Pacific Explorer had the ‘slime of her life’ when one of the world’s most loved adventurers, Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer, christened the ship by breaking a giant bottle piñata which burst with colour in front of hundreds of guests on the ship’s upper deck.In her first official duty as Godmother, Dora was joined by her closest Nickelodeon friends including SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Skye from PAW Patrol who performed a celebratory welcome dance with families and the ship’s crew.P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell was spectacularly ‘slimed’ by four honorary junior ‘mini-me’ crew members – a Kid Captain, Snack Boss, DJ Cruisin’ and Chief Entertainment Officer – who had won a competition to lead the festivities.During her recent dry dock Pacific Explorer emerged with exciting new features including the longest and wildest waterslides on an Australian cruise ship and an interactive water park, an outdoor lawn bowling green, P&OEdge – the cruise line’s signature adventure ground – and the new Southern Cross livery emblazoned on her hull.Building on the success of P&O’s partnership with Australian chef and restaurateur Luke Mangan, the ship was fitted with ‘Luke’s’ an al fresco fast-casual dining option offering gourmet burgers and a seven-course degustation experience called ‘A Taste of Salt’.Onboard today, the children had an opportunity to play with SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star in the interactive waterpark, rolled lawn bowls with Skye from PAW Patrol and watched Patchy the Pirate get a birds-eye view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House from an 80-metre zip line. At lunchtime the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles surprised guests who were tucking into traditional Neapolitan pizza at the ship’s new ‘fast-casual’ dining outlet, 400 Gradi, from award-winning Melbourne chef Johnny Di Francesco.NSW junior surfing champion Sabre Norris who shot to fame on the American hit TV talk show Ellen was one of the children who met the world’s best pizza maker and paid a special visit to the Captain and the ship’s crew.Mr Myrmell said Pacific Explorer’s official naming ceremony was an action-packed extravaganza and a fitting celebration of P&O’s latest ship and its many onboard features.“Two thirds of our passengers are families and couples so it made sense for fun loving children and families to lead the celebrations while sampling all that Pacific Explorer has to offer,” Mr Myrmell said.“Pacific Explorer is the fifth ship in our fleet and the next stage in the evolution of P&O’s very popular modern Australian holiday offering. With more than 60 activities to do every day, the ship has something for every Australian from the young to the young at heart”.Vice President and General Manager of Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand Ben Cox was delighted Nickelodeon characters were part of the festivities and Dora was selected to be Godmother.“Dora the Explorer is one of Australia’s most loved household names and is a family favourite who enjoys adventure and trying new activities. For all these reasons she is the perfect Godmother for Pacific Explorer. We know that children love Dora and all her friends at Nickelodeon and we’ve been thrilled to make hundreds of kids dreams come true by giving them the chance to meet their favourite characters onboard P&O’s latest ship,” Mr Cox said.Pacific Explorer’s cruises include a 3-night, X740 Food and Wine cruise departing Sydney on 21 September, 2017.Fares start from $369* per person twin share on the Explorer Sale. P&O CruisesSource = P&O Cruiseslast_img read more

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Trump Why isnt Samantha Bee fired for horrible

first_imgTrump: Why isn’t Samantha Bee fired for ‘horrible language’? FILE – In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Samantha Bee, host of “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration screening of the television talk show at the Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bee is under fire for referring to Ivanka Trump as a “feckless c—” on her TBS comedy show. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday called Bee’s language “vile and vicious.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, who once bragged that his celebrity status gave him a pass to grab women’s crotches, asked Friday why comedian Samantha Bee wasn’t fired for using a vulgar, sexist term to describe his daughter.Trump tweeted that it was a “total double standard” that TBS hadn’t cancelled Bee’s show, “Full Frontal” after the comedian said Ivanka Trump was a “feckless c—” on immigration.The president appeared to be referring to ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne Barr’s show, a favourite among conservatives, after Barr jokingly compared a former White House aide in the Obama administration who is African-American to an ape.“Why aren’t they firing no talent Samantha Bee for the horrible language used on her low ratings show?” he tweeted early Friday. “A total double standard but that’s O.K., we are Winning, and will be doing so for a long time to come!”It’s the latest salvo in the U.S. culture war that Trump seems to relish. Across social media platforms this week, Americans hotly debated whether Bee — whose feminist style comedy often criticizes sexism — was justified in using a misogynistic expletive to criticize Ivanka Trump.Trump supporters noted that the term used by Bee would result in immediate pushback had it been aimed at a female Democratic official, such as Rep. Nancy Pelosi. (In a 2014 interview, before the #MeToo movement, actor Gary Oldman used the word in reference to Pelosi in a tirade on “political correctness” that drew little pushback.)Trump himself has repeatedly drawn fire for his sexist language and sexual boasting. A 2005 “Access Hollywood” video featured audio of Trump bragging about how he grabs women’s genitals and gets away with it. On the tape, Trump talks about forcing himself on women, kissing them and groping them. Trump eventually apologized for his comments.The Samantha Bee incident also underscored the unprecedented role Ivanka Trump plays at the White House. While the children of presidents are often shielded from public jokes by comedians because of their age and because they aren’t White House employees, Ivanka Trump has taken an active policy role as an adult in her father’s White House. A close presidential adviser, she has promoted the administration’s tax overhaul and led a U.S. delegation at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump and her viewers on Thursday for using the obscenity. Her network, TBS, also said it was “our mistake, too,” in allowing the language on Bee’s show, “Full Frontal,” on Wednesday. Her show is taped and not aired live.Separately, Barr has apologized for her remarks.center_img by Anne Flaherty, The Associated Press Posted Jun 1, 2018 4:45 am PDT Last Updated Jun 1, 2018 at 10:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img read more

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Former USC Jets QB Sanchez retires from NFL and j

first_imgFormer USC, Jets QB Sanchez retires from NFL and joins ESPN Former USC star and New York Jets first-round pick Mark Sanchez is retiring from the NFL and joining ESPN as a college football analyst.Sanchez played quarterback for Southern California from 2005-08, earning Rose Bowl MVP honours in his final college game. He was selected fifth overall in the 2009 NFL draft by the Jets and led them to the AFC championship game in each of his first two seasons. The 32-year-old also played for the Eagles, Cowboys and Redskins in a 10-year NFL career. He finished with 15,357 yards passing, 86 touchdown passes and 89 interceptions.This season, Sanchez will join anchor Kevin Negandhi and analyst Jonathan Vilma, another former Jets player, on ABC’s studio show. Sanchez replaces Mack Brown, who returned to coaching at North Carolina.___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25The Associated Press FILE – In this Dec. 22, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Sanchez smiles before an NFL football game between the Redskins and the Tennessee Titans, in Nashville, Tenn. Former USC star and New York Jets first-round pick Mark Sanchez is retiring from the NFL and joining ESPN as a college football analyst. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File) by The Associated Press Posted Jul 24, 2019 8:14 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img read more