Six Nations Round Two: Five Things We Learnt

first_imgThe March issue of Rugby World magazine – a Six Nations special – is on sale now.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. From Eddie Jones’s big calls to the influence of Antoine Dupont, Jacob Whitehead reflects on the latest championship action Eddie Jones got big selection calls rightEddie Jones has copped a lot of flak over the past week. England’s loss to France in the opening round of the Six Nations has been blamed variously on his selection of Tom Curry at No 8, his incitement of the French team before the game and his failure to psychologically prepare his players to bounce back from a World Cup final defeat.Whether Curry will ever flourish at the base of the pack remains to be seen, but Jones was criticised in the build-up to the Scotland game for not picking any back-three replacements. What if a winger gets injured?However, the six-two split between forwards and backs was crucial, allowing Jones to name Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes and Ben Earl on the bench. Launchbury shored up the lineout in awful conditions, Lawes’s physicality was a second force of nature, while Earl hit two beautiful lines and helped pull over Ellis Genge for the vital score.New Welsh style is already apparent Wales under Warren Gatland were built on gain-line dominance, fitness and defensive organisation. Their half-backs made very few mistakes, and at the same time took fairly few risks.Wales’ loss to Ireland in Dublin this weekend seemed to show quite clearly a change of style. They offloaded 13 times against Ireland, including a couple of sensational passes to set up Tomos Williams’s score. It was entertaining, attacking rugby, with the props in particular demonstrating some hitherto unseen handling skills.However, Wales were also culpable for a series of mistakes that led directly to tries – poor tackling for Jordan Larmour’s score, two sloppy lineouts and over-ambition when running the ball out from defence for Andrew Conway’s try. They also threw ten bad passes – a new term in post-match statistics! – compared to zero from Ireland.Wayne Pivac’s Scarlets won the Pro12 in 2017 with this all-court style, as they slowly upskilled to cut out the mistakes and learnt the right areas of the field to take risks in.Wales are only at the beginning of a World Cup cycle – it will be exciting to see how they develop over the next four years.Is this the tournament of the back-row? The first six games of the Six Nations threw up a remarkable statistical anomaly, with the Man of Match award given on each occasion to a back-rower.Justin Tipuric, CJ Stander, Gregory Alldritt (both twice!) and Sam Underhill have all won the post-game gong, primarily (with the possible exception of Underhill) for the excellence of their breakdown work.What does this tell us? Are we finally recognising the importance of the breakdown as a specialist skill, something noted by Wales when they appointed Sam Warburton as a dedicated breakdown coach?Or is it because more teams are now spreading their fetchers across the field rather than asking them to chase the ball around the park, resulting in speedier and more impactful involvements?Antoine Dupont takes France to another level Fast mover: Antoine Dupont makes a break for France (Getty Images)France have been well-known for producing incredible scrum-halves and Antoine Dupont looks poised to become the latest in that long line. He has been on the international scene for a couple of years, so his class isn’t so much something new as a talent realised – and his importance is growing.Morgan Parra and Maxime Machenaud have previously offered excellent game management without the sniping threat of the traditional French petit-general, whereas Dupont has taken this French team to another level with his multi-talented skills.The Toulouse half-back could arguably have been Man of the Match in each of France’s first two matches, with his looped pass to Gregory Alldritt the highlight of Sunday’s 35-22 win over Italy.His importance to the team is such that it has freed up the raw Romain Ntamack to focus on his attacking game – a mantle taken up beautifully by the fly-half as he dummied and galloped through for the bonus-point try in the second-half.Related: Toulouse trio Antoine Dupont, Romain Ntamack and Thomas RamosAnother positive for France? Dupont and Ntamack’s replacements, Baptiste Serin and Matthieu Jalibert, were both equally box-office when they came on.Blue skies shone despite the weather for les Bleus. Wales may well look to shut them out by closing the roof at the Principality Stadium in two weeks.The Allan-Canna combination gives Italy some attacking identityFor a long time, Italy have relied on power and territory to score tries, occasionally being blessed by the occasional piece of magic from Matteo Minozzi or opportunism from Michele Campagnaro.Conditions were difficult in Paris, but Italy still showed attacking ambition. Coach Franco Smith has picked fly-half Carlo Canna at inside-centre for the first two rounds, pairing him with the underrated Tommaso Allan, giving Italy two distributors for the first time since Andrea Masi’s retirement.Fine line: Tommaso Allan has been playing close to the gain-line (Getty Images)When Italy attacked well, their forwards won very quick ball and Allan stood extremely flat, always a threat to jink inside or put his outside man through a hole.Playing this close to the gain-line means that the fly-half is always at risk of being caught up in the breakdown, but Smith’s selection of Canna meant that the 12 is able to step in at first receiver at the next phase, meaning Italy’s attacks lost none of their momentum.Italy were sometimes guilty of overplaying, whilst the handling of their forwards left a lot to be desired. Nevertheless there were real moments of excitement out wide for Minozzi and Mattia Bellini. Hopefully when Smith’s interim reign ends the new coach will share his ideals.center_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Focus: Eddie Jones oversees England’s warm-up at Murrayfield (Getty Images) last_img read more

Wonderland Houses / MUTUO

first_imgArchDaily Landscape: Photographs:  Marilu Godinez, Brenden Gile, Lauren Moore Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyHouses•Los Angeles, United States Puentealameda United States Jose Herrasti, Fernanda Oppermann ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/931092/wonderland-houses-mutuo Clipboard Photographs Manufacturers: Hansgrohe, Arcadia Inc., Artisan, August, Bertazzoni, Duravit, Electrolux, Lacava, Liebherr, Mitsubishi Electric, Adobe, Americh, Aquatica, AutoCAD, Navien, Nest, Rhino, Shakertown siding, VALVO Architects: MUTUO Area Area of this architecture project Wonderland Houses / MUTUOSave this projectSaveWonderland Houses / MUTUO “COPY” Save this picture!© Marilu Godinez+ 27Curated by Paula Pintos Share 2019 Houses Year:  CopyAbout this officeMUTUOOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLos AngelesOn FacebookUnited StatesPublished on December 31, 2019Cite: “Wonderland Houses / MUTUO” 31 Dec 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Wonderland住宅,多种材料的细部连接 / MUTUO是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Area:  6000 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Lead Architects: Wonderland Houses / MUTUO Clients:LAUREC LLC & Cidras and Santa Tecla Solutions LLCEngineering:Nous EngineeringCollaborators:Fernanda Ximenez, Alejandra Novelo, Isabel Driessen, Sandra Villanueva Etc..City:Los AngelesCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Marilu GodinezRecommended ProductsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumDoorsAir-LuxPivoting DoorText description provided by the architects. Three residences sit on three small and narrow up-hill lots in the Hollywood Hills. M u t u o ’s design for this project aims to maximize indoor residential areas as well as outdoor living areas. It also seeks to craft intricate details through the interplay of different construction methods and materials.Save this picture!© Marilu GodinezThis project proposes outdoor communal living through a variety of connected exterior areas. It explores preconceived ideas of boundaries between neighboring semi-private spaces. Opportunities for exterior living and community interaction include: shaded back patios, large front terraces, roof terraces, and walkways bridging over to the adjacent hill.Save this picture!© Marilu GodinezThe project also explores the interplay of several construction methods and materials. Construction methods vary from rough shotcrete retaining walls to board-formed concrete walls, wood-framed and steel-framed construction. Victorian wood shingles, unpainted stucco, and exposed concrete are some of the diverse materials juxtaposed throughout the project. The exterior walls made with different construction methods and different finishes cap and interlock each other, carefully transitioning at corners.Save this picture!© Lauren MooreSave this picture!Second level entry floor planSave this picture!© Lauren MooreWonderland plays with spaces and materials proposing a new communal way of living challenging preconceived notions of ‘contemporary’ and ‘traditional’.Save this picture!© Lauren MooreProject gallerySee allShow lessFamily House Maxičky / 3+1 architektiSelected ProjectsMajor Cities Face High Risk of Flooding According to a Goldman Sachs ReportArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/931092/wonderland-houses-mutuo Clipboard “COPY” Projectslast_img read more

El uso de la tecnología por parte del estado: un problema para el movimiento

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this La información está en todas partes. En el 2020, la tecnología es una parte omnipresente de la vida cotidiana de muchos trabajadores en este país y en todo el mundo. Usamos las redes sociales y el correo electrónico para mantenernos en contacto con familiares y amigos. Vemos transmisiones en vivo de eventos y actividades que tienen lugar en todo el mundo. Enviamos mensajes de texto y transmitimos música en nuestros viajes diarios al trabajo. La lista continua.En medio de la actual crisis de COVID-19, la tecnología ha jugado un papel aún mayor en nuestra vida diaria como un medio para mantener el contacto social en una era de distanciamiento social.El increíble desarrollo de la tecnología incluso en los últimos 20 a 30 años ha marcado el comienzo de una serie de cambios en el capitalismo global, en gran parte en beneficio del capital. (Lea “High Tech, Low Pay” en workers.org/books. En este libro, publicado en 1986, el presidente del Workers World Party, Sam Marcy, mostró cómo estos acontecimientos afectaron a los trabajadores y globalizaron la economía).La tecnología ha aumentado la capacidad del capital para poner a los trabajadores en competencia directa entre sí por los puestos de trabajo, y cortar sus salarios y empeorar sus condiciones de trabajo, independientemente del país en el que residan. Ha dado lugar a niveles más altos de automatización y ha dado lugar a muchos otros desarrollos.Por otro lado, la tecnología le ha dado a la clase trabajadora la capacidad de comunicarse y organizarse a nivel global; eso no era posible ni siquiera hace poco tiempo. La reducción de los salarios y las condiciones laborales sienta las bases objetivas para una mayor politización de la clase trabajadora multinacional.Las ganancias, aluvión de poder para los ‘Cinco Grandes’Estos desarrollos tecnológicos han sido tremendamente rentables para la clase capitalista. Los cinco gigantes tecnológicos, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet (Google) y Facebook, como se los conoce colectivamente, han tenido un aumento del 184% en el valor de mercado en los últimos tres años. (tinyurl.com/y2vudh2h). Esto ha ocurrido mientras que el valor del resto del mercado de valores durante el mismo período se ha mantenido más o menos igual. A su vez, estas cinco corporaciones ejercen una increíble cantidad de poder e influencia políticos, que se entrelazan en muchas facetas de nuestras vidas de más formas de las que creemos.Junto con la militarización de los departamentos de policía, se ha incrementado la dependencia y el uso de herramientas de alta tecnología para la vigilancia y la represión. Se emplean en gran parte contra la clase trabajadora y las comunidades de color, así como contra el movimiento político. Las fuerzas federales que ahora está movilizando Trump para sofocar la rebelión contra la supremacía blanca en Estados Unidos, una rebelión justa, tienen una batería de estas herramientas a su disposición.Las grandes corporaciones tecnológicas no solo están fabricando software y otros productos que las agencias policiales utilizan, sino que están cooperando activamente con muchas agencias estatales para desarrollar herramientas sofisticadas para su uso. La lista de tales colaboraciones es numerosa. Incluyen el intercambio de videos e imágenes capturadas por Amazon con sus timbres Ring, el desarrollo de bases de datos de Microsoft para su uso por los departamentos de policía en las principales ciudades y el desarrollo de software de reconocimiento facial racista y “algoritmos predictivos”, por nombrar algunos.Al mismo tiempo, los trabajadores de estas corporaciones tecnológicas gigantes se han involucrado en una nueva ola de organización en los últimos años, no solo en torno a sus propias condiciones laborales. Se han opuesto cada vez más al papel que juegan sus empleadores corporativos en la sociedad, desde proporcionar tecnología para el Pentágono hasta colaborar con el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas y la policía, contribuir al cambio climático y permitir el acoso sexual y la violencia en el lugar de trabajo que enfrentan las mujeres y los trabajadores no conformes con su género.En particular, muchos trabajadores de Google se han opuesto a la colaboración de la empresa con ICE y la Patrulla Fronteriza de EE.UU.  Además, el hecho de que la empresa recompensara a los abusadores sexuales con paquetes de indemnización por valor de millones de dólares provocó una huelga mundial de los empleados. Los ejecutivos tomaron represalias contra algunos organizadores de las protestas.Aprovechar la tecnología para ayudar en la luchaComo organizadores, activistas y revolucionarios, hacemos todo lo posible por aprovechar estos tremendos desarrollos para fortalecer nuestra capacidad de comunicarnos entre nosotros, llegar a nuestra clase, hacer propaganda contra el sistema y, en última instancia, ayudar en el desarrollo de la organización orientada a la lucha.Nuestro primer instinto debería ser siempre descubrir cómo politizar y organizar nuestra clase como y donde podamos. Naturalmente, usamos muchas de estas herramientas en nuestro trabajo diario: configuramos eventos de Facebook, enviamos correos electrónicos masivos y nos comunicamos a través de mensajes de texto y llamadas telefónicas. Durante la pandemia, hemos utilizado Zoom con regularidad para realizar seminarios web para presentar nuestra perspectiva sobre las cuestiones políticas urgentes del momento.Si bien debemos continuar haciendo este trabajo, vale la pena echar un vistazo crítico a cómo nuestros movimientos usan la tecnología y luego evaluar los peligros presentados para nuestro trabajo y nuestra clase por el desarrollo de la tecnología y el uso de recopilaciones masivas de datos regulares por estas corporaciones, particularmente ahora. Se debe considerar lo que se necesita para protegernos a nosotros mismos en el corto plazo y avanzar hacia una estrategia a más largo plazo para romper nuestra dependencia de estas herramientas corporativas por completo.Evaluar los riesgos de usar las redes socialesSon numerosos los ejemplos de recopilación atroz de datos por parte de las agencias policiales y el uso activo y la colaboración de las fuerzas del orden con estas corporaciones tecnológicas gigantes con el propósito de reprimir a nuestra clase.En un caso, agentes del FBI llegaron a la casa de Lore Elisabeth Blumenthal en el barrio de Germantown de Filadelfia la mañana del 16 de junio con una orden de arresto. Blumenthal está detenida sin derecho a fianza por el gobierno federal por cargos de que presuntamente participó en la quema de dos coches de policía durante las protestas del 30 de mayo en respuesta al atroz asesinato policial de George Floyd. Ella enfrenta hasta 80 años de prisión. Para identificar a Blumenthal, los agentes federales utilizaron fotos e información disponible públicamente de sitios de redes sociales populares como Etsy, LinkedIn y Poshmark.Este es solo uno de los muchos ejemplos de fuerzas policiales que utilizan cada vez más las redes sociales y otras herramientas tecnológicas para vigilar y reprimir el actual levantamiento Black Lives Matter, además de la movilización directa de agentes federales para atacar y reprimir manifestaciones justas, como las de Portland, Oregon.La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EE.UU. ha estado comprando acceso a bases de datos automáticas de lectores de matrículas vehiculares desde 2017. La agencia almacena imágenes recopiladas de lectores de matrículas públicos y privados en las carreteras de EE.UU. Esta información le da a CBP la capacidad sin precedentes de rastrear y enfocar el movimiento de casi todas las personas. Esto se suma a las compras regulares y bien documentadas de CBP y otras agencias policiales de datos de ubicación de teléfonos celulares, que el Wall Street Journal informa que ICE ha utilizado para aterrorizar y detener a los trabajadores migrantes.Según una investigación realizada en 2016, las cinco grandes corporaciones tecnológicas cumplieron aproximadamente entre el 70% y el 80% de las solicitudes de las agencias de aplicación de la ley para compartir datos de los usuarios con ellas. Además, Google informa que en 2019 recibió más de 52.000 solicitudes de datos de usuarios que afectan a más de 140.000 cuentas, y la empresa cumplió con el 82,5% de estas solicitudes. (tinyurl.com/yy5z4qk6) En algunos casos, estas “solicitudes” iban acompañadas de una Carta de Seguridad Nacional, esencialmente una orden de silencio indefinida que evita que el destinatario incluso diga que recibió dicha carta.Estos ejemplos se suman a la vigilancia, el terror y la represión regulares y continuos que enfrentan todos los días las comunidades de la clase trabajadora, en particular las compuestas por trabajadores negros y migrantes. Están sujetos a interrupciones regulares llevadas a cabo por agencias estatales y fuerzas de derecha que utilizan las redes sociales, los datos de ubicación de teléfonos celulares, software de reconocimiento facial y otras herramientas de alta tecnología para la represión.¿Qué pueden hacer los organizadores?Entonces, ¿qué debemos hacer con las amenazas que enfrentamos todos los días, no solo en nuestro trabajo político, sino también cuando los miembros de nuestra clase abandonan sus hogares o se conectan a Internet? ¿Son estos desafíos tan amplios que simplemente deberíamos aceptar el hecho de que nuestra información es recopilada y almacenada regularmente por las grandes agencias de tecnología y la policía por igual? ¿O deberíamos retirarnos a usar solo las últimas aplicaciones encriptadas y dejar las redes sociales por completo?Tanto la aceptación como la retirada son respuestas incorrectas. Las consideraciones en torno a la seguridad deben equilibrarse con las tareas necesarias de intervenir en la lucha de clases viva y construir un amplio movimiento de masas que atraiga trabajadores, particularmente ahora durante el levantamiento que sigue estallando a nuestro alrededor.Adoptar prácticas organizacionales y personales en torno a la seguridad, y promover una conciencia más amplia sobre las innumerables formas en que el estado, la derecha y las corporaciones tecnológicas colaboran para vigilar e impedir nuestros movimientos, es primordial. Varias guías sobre cómo hacer eso han sido desarrolladas por organizaciones del movimiento y están disponibles en línea.Levantar demandas y participar en la lucha para defender nuestros movimientos contra la represión política, que incluye hacer retroceder el arsenal de herramientas de alta tecnología, será cada vez más importante. También lo es conectar esta lucha con las luchas activas de los trabajadores dentro de estas corporaciones.A largo plazo, nuestros movimientos deben preocuparse más por nuestra dependencia excesiva de las herramientas tecnológicas de propiedad empresarial. Debemos tomarnos en serio la tarea de desarrollar tecnología de izquierda que pueda respaldar nuestro trabajo y ayudar a construir nuestros movimientos, evitando al mismo tiempo las trampas y los riesgos asociados con nuestro uso excesivo de tecnologías de propiedad corporativa. Sin duda, esta tarea es mucho más fácil de decir que de hacer. Pero a medida que nuestros movimientos comprendan más ampliamente estos temas y los aborden de manera seria, esta tarea debería orientar nuestras intervenciones a largo plazo en torno a ellos. Esto ayudará al desarrollo de un movimiento revolucionario de la clase trabajadora que pueda luchar y ganar el socialismo.last_img read more

Ethanol Production Still Strong

first_imgHome Energy Ethanol Production Still Strong Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleFederal Official in Trouble Over WOTUS Gary Truitt Ethanol Production Still Strong SHARE According to EIA data, ethanol production averaged 962,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.40 million gallons daily. That is down 51,000 b/d from the all-time high of 1.013 million b/d the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 985,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.10 billion gallons.Stocks of ethanol stood at 21.1 million barrels. That is a 0.3% decrease from last week. Imports of ethanol were zero b/d for the 27th straight week.Gasoline demand for the week averaged 412.2 million gallons (9.815 million barrels) daily. Refiner/blender input of ethanol averaged 928,000 b/d. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production By Gary Truitt – Jun 22, 2016 SHARElast_img read more

Thugs attack Sicilian journalist who had been investigating drug trafficking

first_img News RSF_en Follow the news on Italy ItalyEurope – Central Asia Reporters Without Borders today voiced concern about an assault on Massimiliano Pisano, a journalist based in Giardini Naxos in eastern Sicily who has been writing about drug trafficking in the area.A correspondent for the Catania-based daily La Sicilia, Pisano was waylaid by three thugs as he left a discotheque near Recanati at 10 a.m. on 7 August. They referred to his enquiries into drug dealing in local discotheques as they gave him a severe beating. He was hospitalised in Taormina and has had to take 10 days off work. The Taormina carabinieri are investigating.”This attack is a reminder of the often mortal danger that organised crime represents for journalists in Sicily, who have to do their job in extremely difficult conditions,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard said. He called on the authorities to “respond firmly to this worrying situation, so that a feeling of impunity does not take hold.” Gina Mauro, the newspaper’s chief editor in Messina, said Pisano had recently received several anonymous threats after writing many articles on local drug trafficking. Local correspondents ran considerable risk, he said, adding: “We would like to have conditions of work that allowed us to guarantee our readers the right to news.”Giuseppe Alfano, a reporter with La Sicilia who specialised in writing about the Mafia, was killed on 8 January 1993 by a shot fired into his mouth, a method of execution used by the Mafia for those deemed to have “talked to much.” to go further ItalyEurope – Central Asia December 2, 2020 Find out more On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabia Organisation Newscenter_img News Receive email alerts November 19, 2020 Find out more August 11, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Thugs attack Sicilian journalist who had been investigating drug trafficking RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive November 23, 2020 Find out more Ten RSF recommendations for the European Union News Help by sharing this information last_img read more

‘Christmas Joy’ Concert Offers Sounds of the Season

first_img Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First United Methodist Church of Pasadena will offer a free concert of holiday music, Christmas Joy, on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the church’s Sanctuary. Choirs of all ages, brass ensemble, handbell choir and harp will present a 90-minute concert of seasonal music.This varied program includes a suite of carols by Kirke Mechem, “Seven Joys of Christmas,” a tribute to “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” an excerpt from Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata,” audience carols and more. Admission is free.First United Methodist Church is located at 500 E. Colorado Blvd, in the Playhouse District of Pasadena. Off-street parking is available behind the church and may be accessed from Green Street (a one-way street that runs east; access from Los Robles Avenue).This program is part of the church’s concert series, Third @ First, offering free concerts on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about events at First UMC, visit www.fumcpasadena.org. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyRub This All Over Your Body And He’s Guaranteed To Swoon Over YouHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Kardashians Know How To Throw A Good Party!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAncient Beauty Remedies From India To Swear By For Healthy SkinHerbeautyHerbeauty Business News 16 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a commentcenter_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News More Cool Stuff Religious Music ‘Christmas Joy’ Concert Offers Sounds of the Season From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 1:24 pm Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Two men killed in South Tyrone road collision

first_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Facebook Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Previous articleCouncil orders demolition of “illegal” Lifford filling stationNext articleMagees win 11th National title in 12 years News Highland Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Two men have died and three people seriously injured in a three car crash in South Tyrone.The PSNI say the two men were travelling in a car that was involved in a collision with two others on the Dungannon Road near Moy at around 1.40 yesterday afternoon.A female passenger in the men’s car was taken to hospital with serious injuries, as were a man and women travelling in one of the other vehicles. Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Two men killed in South Tyrone road collision Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – February 4, 2019 Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA last_img read more

County apologizes for seniors having to wait outside in cold for COVID-19 vaccine

first_imgKMBC-TVBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(KANSAS CITY) — County officials in Kansas apologized after seniors had to wait for hours in freezing temperatures to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.The county expanded vaccine eligibility to residents ages 80 and above this week. Many of those waiting in line outside the Johnson County Health Department-run vaccine clinic in Shawnee on Tuesday could be seen requiring assistance or the use of a walker.“I thought maybe we could have [been] facilitated better inside with seating,” Kristy Coonfield, who waited for an appointment Tuesday, told ABC Kansas City affiliate KMBC. “They did try to accommodate as well as they could.”County officials quickly apologized for the inconvenience.“We are pleased to see the enthusiasm and interest in vaccines, but I first want to start by apologizing for the logistics in how it was implemented today,” County Manager Penny Postoak Ferguson said Tuesday during a media briefing. “It was not what our county expects or deserves, and it will be different tomorrow and going forward.”To address the issues, additional staff and “better traffic control” were planned for Wednesday, Dr. Sanmi Areola, director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, said during the briefing. The department was also working to ensure that people could wait in their car until their appointment.“You have a right to expect good customer service from us, you have the right to expect comfort while we are providing the vaccines to you,” Areola said.On Wednesday, the experience was the “opposite,” officials said.“We had more staff onsite to assist people, used warming buses, tents and shuttles from the parking lot,” Lori Sand, a spokesperson for the county manager’s office, told ABC News. “Feedback has been very complimentary and appreciative.”The clinic also opened a half-hour early to accommodate those who showed up over an hour before their appointment, she said.The vaccination site — located in a sports complex — administered 1,778 vaccines on Tuesday and 1,600 on Wednesday. The county has fully booked its 7,584 available slots this week, which are available to those ages 80 and up as well as people from Phase 1 who are receiving their first or second dose of vaccine.Areola urged residents who do not have an appointment to stay home, after “quite a few” people without one showed up on Tuesday.“We are asking that you exercise patience with us,” he said. “Don’t show up without an appointment so that our plans and processes are minimally disrupted.”Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Three Crew Members of US Navy EA-6B Prowler Jet Die in Aircraft Crash

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Three Crew Members of US Navy EA-6B Prowler Jet Die in Aircraft Crash View post tag: members Training & Education View post tag: Naval View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: US View post tag: Prowler View post tag: Die View post tag: EA-6B Three Crew Members of US Navy EA-6B Prowler Jet Die in Aircraft Crash View post tag: three View post tag: Crash View post tag: crew View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Aircraft View post tag: Jet All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed this morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash.The names of those killed in the crash will not be released until 24 hours after family members have been informed.The aircraft was conducting a training flight prior to the crash.A safety investigation is underway to determine the cause.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, March 12, 2013, Image:US Navy March 12, 2013last_img read more

Food in the news

first_imgAccording to Verdict Consulting, the price of a traditional English breakfast has fallen for the first time in a year. For a family of four, it now costs an average of £16.01 compared to £16.06 last month.Research by Mintel’s Global Products Database suggests the economic downturn has not created a ’health crunch’ when it comes to new product innovation (NPD), says the Food and Drink Federation, which commissioned the research. Mintel found that nearly 250 reformulated products were launched in the first six months of this year, similar to the same period in 2008.According to figures from mySupermarket.co.uk, consumers living in the north east and Scotland are the least healthy in the UK, spending £153 on snacks and cakes and £403 on fruit and vegetables in the north east, compared to £124 on snacks and cakes and £523 on fruit and vegetables in the south. The baskets of 250,000 consumers who shop at Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Ocado were analysed via their website.Food price inflation fell to its lowest level in 14 months according to the latest Nielsen Shop Price Index for the British Retail Consortium, which reported total annual inflation of 0.7% in June, from 1.3% in May. Shop price inflation was driven by food which reported annual inflation of 5.6% in June.last_img read more