World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide “We’ve really prepared hard for this fight and you can expect that we’re going to give a great performance,” said the soft-spoken Ancajas in Filipino on Tuesday during the Philippine Sportswriters Association at Golden Phoenix Hotel in Pasay City.READ: Jerwin Ancajas keeps crownFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutJoven Jimenez, Ancajas’ trainer and manager, said they have been training for the bout since mid February two weeks after Ancajas’ win over Jose Alfredo Rodriguez of Mexico last January 29 in Macau.Jimenez said Kinoshita may be taller, older and more experienced than his prized ward, but Ancajas believes he’s quicker and stronger. READ: Ancajas beats Puerto Rican champ, grabs IBF title Ancajas’ camp leaves for Brisbane on Saturday. Jimenez said it’s important for Ancajas to get himself acclimatized with the cold weather.Ancajas, who currently weighs at 121 six pounds shy from meeting the required 115-pound limit, refused to give any predictions but stressed he’s focused on winning and not about going for a knockout.“The knockout will come. We’re just thinking about the kind of strategy we’re going to use in the fight. But if there’s an opportunity to go for the knockout, we’re going to go for it.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Cignal shuts down Racal in D-League Finals rematch WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH “He (Kinoshita) is a typical Korean fighter who has a solid chin,” Jimenez said.READ: Ancajas risks title vs Mexican today“He’s a stylist and is a good counter puncher. We focused our training to develop my speed and power and I think those are my advantages over him,” Ancajas, who started training when he was 9-years-old, told INQUIRER.net.The 25-year-old Ancajas, who hails from Panabo, Davao del Norte, has the numbers to prove he has power in his fists with 17 of his 26 wins coming off knockouts against only one loss and one draw.Kinoshita owns almost like a similar record as Ancajas with 25-1-1, he only has eight KOs.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LATEST STORIES Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Mark GiongcoFilipino boxing champion Jerwin Ancajas vowed to put on his best performance yet against a sturdy opponent in Japanese-Korean Teiru Kinoshita on July 2 in Brisbane, Australia.Ancajas will defend his IBF junior bantamweight title against mandatory challenger Kinoshita in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn main event.ADVERTISEMENT What ‘missteps’? MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments
footballGokulam Kerala FCindian footballMohun Bagan First Published: October 20, 2019, 4:53 PM IST Kozhikode: Durand Cup 2019 winners Gokulam Kerala FC are all set to face Bangladesh Premier League champions Bashundhara Kings in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup at MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on October 22.I-League heavyweights Mohun Bagan and the current I-League champions Chennai City FC are also taking part in the tournament. Malabarians accepted a late invite from the organisers of the AFC-recognised tournament to become the first club in the history of Kerala to take part in an AFC-recognised meet, a club statement said. The tournament is being organised by Chittagong Abahoni, a club based in Chittagong, and the Bangladesh Football Federation. Gokulam are in group ‘B’ along with Bashundhara Kings, I League champions Chennai City FC and Malaysian club Terengganu Football Club.The tournament has started on October 19 and the teams have already left for Bangladesh. Malabarians will lock horns with Terengganu Football Club on October 24 and play I-league champions Chennai City FC in their last group match on October 26. Only the group winners and runners up will proceed to the knockout round.All the matches will be live on facebook and telecast by Bangla TV.”We were playing pre-season friendly matches in the last two weeks against ISL teams. We did too much effort. It is good for us, because for this tournament we can start with a good prepared team. The tournament can help us to learn more about how much we will have to improve before the start of the I League,” Gokulam Kerala FC head coach Fernando Santiago Varela was quoted as saying by their media release.”I am proud to see Gokulam taking part in the prestigious tournament. This is the first time a club from Kerala is getting such an opportunity. We accepted the invitation in a short notice. But the boys are ready for a new challenge and we will try to maintain the expectations of our fans,” said Gokulam Gopalan, the chairman of the Gokulam Kerala FC.Group A: TC Sports Club (Maldives), Mohun Bagan, Young Elephant (Laos) and Chittagong Abahoni.Group B: Gokulam Kerala FC, Bashundhara Kings, Chennai City FC, and ATerengganu Football Club (Malaysia) Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.
Jaguar Land Rover India today announced a robust growth of 49 percent in volume for the calendar year 2017. With 3,954 units sold during this period, Jaguar Land Rover India reported a sterling performance, buoyed by a new and competitively priced model range, world-class retailer footprint and enhanced service and brand experience programs for consumers.Contribution to this exceptional growth came from almost all model lines of Jaguar Land Rover, starting with the XE at Rs 35.85 Lakh, followed by the XF, F-PACE, Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque that proved to be the most popular with customers across the length and breadth of the country. Demand also surged for the All-New Discovery, the top-of-the-line Range Rover Sport and the flagship of the Land Rover brand, the Range Rover.Speaking about the performance, Mr. Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL) said, “”We once again thank our customers for their continued patronage and enthusiasm for the two iconic brands, Jaguar and Land Rover. The increasing popularity of Jaguar Land Rover products is a great testimony to our focus on building a highly capable and customer friendly sales and service infrastructure to support these aspirational brands. We intend to sustain this fabulous momentum in 2018 with the launch of some exciting new products, the new Range Rover Velar being the first off the blocks in January 2018.”
It is raining once again in Sydney which has affected India’s preparations for the first one-day international against Australia which will be played on January 12.Preparations kicked off in earnest from Thursday as the full squad hit the nets together for the first time since the home series against West Indies in November. But rain played spoilsport as Team India players had to practice indoors at the Sydney Cricket Ground.MS Dhoni was seen batting in the nets along with Ambati Rayudu, both of whom had reached Sydney along with the rest of the one-day squad on Tuesday.The first match will be played in Sydney on January 12, the second in Adelaide on January 15 while the third ODI will be played in Melbourne on January 18.When it’s raining outdoors, we switch to indoors #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/pkWBcyygtMBCCI (@BCCI) January 10, 2019It was bright and sunny on Wednesday as the likes of Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Kedar Jadhav and Ambati Rayudu sweated it out at an optional training session with batting coach Sanjay Bangar but they had to change their plans on Thursday.The quartet primarily took throwdowns as no specialist bowlers from the squad were present for this optional session.While Dhawan and Rayudu prepared with both the right and left arm throwdown specialists, Dhoni worked in the indoor nets with assistant coach Sanjay Bangar. Jadhav alternated between the two nets’ options.Snapshots from #TeamIndia’s optional training session ahead of the 1st ODI against Australia. pic.twitter.com/HDuR3hDcjaadvertisementBCCI (@BCCI) January 9, 2019With the 2019 ODI World Cup on the horizon, focus has firmly shifted to white-ball cricket with the arrival of limited-overs’ specialists.India have a long white-ball season lined up ahead of the marquee tournament in England this summer, with three ODIs in Australia and another five ODIs in New Zealand along with a three-match T20I series there as well.Australia then visit India for a return leg of five ODIs and two T20Is, before the 2019 Indian Premier League season gets underway on March 23.(With PTI inputs)
Both played plenty of Touch Football in the junior days growing up in New Zealand. After moving to Australia, Marshall competed in the 2003 Federation of International (FIT) World Cup for the Mixed Open team, which defeated New Zealand in the final. Friday’s Sydney Morning Herald had a great feature on the two players, with plenty of references to both players’ background in Touch Football. http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/shaun-versus-benji-contest-has-kearney-thinking-about-future-20110915-1kbzd.html To view some highlights from Marshall and Johnson’s Touch Football careers, please click on the following links:Shaun Johnsonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMY0lvn52HM&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1GHYSVJoGE&feature=related Benji Marshallhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UewTmI4qo3I
NEW YORK, N.Y. – NBC News defended itself Wednesday after questions were raised about whether it had fumbled an explosive story about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual assaults that network contributor Ronan Farrow broke instead in The New Yorker magazine.It was the same day NBC came under withering attack from President Donald Trump for a story the network DID report, about whether the president sought in a summer meeting to greatly increase the nation’s nuclear stockpile.Farrow’s story, released by the magazine Tuesday, offered new details about Weinstein’s alleged behaviour with women that followed an investigation published last week in The New York Times. The Times’ story led to Weinstein’s firing from the film company that bears his name.Farrow, who had a short-lived daytime show on MSNBC, had been working on the Weinstein story for NBC News. He told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that earlier this year, he had a woman who granted an on-camera interview about Weinstein’s behaviour. NBC News President Noah Oppenheim said Wednesday that the network reached a point this summer where it didn’t feel all the elements were in place to air a story and didn’t stand in Farrow’s way when he wanted to take his reporting elsewhere.Farrow said on MSNBC that he “walked into The New Yorker with an explosively publishable piece that should have been reported earlier and immediately The New Yorker recognized that.” He said there were “multiple determinations” at NBC News that he had a story ready to report.Oppenheim, in remarks he made at a town hall meeting Wednesday that the network released publicly, said that Farrow had greatly expanded the scope of his reporting after taking it to The New Yorker.“The stunning story, the incredible story that we all read yesterday, was not the story that we were looking at when we made our judgment several months ago,” he said.Farrow said that he had personally been threatened with a lawsuit by Weinstein. Many news organizations that cover Hollywood have faced questions about why it took so long to report on conduct that had allegedly been occurring over many years. Yet it was a difficult story that took bravery for women to come forward with details against one of the most powerful men in their industry.Oppenheim said “the notion that we would try to cover for a powerful person is deeply offensive to all of us,” noting other news organizations that had tried but failed to get the story.The NBC News leader said NBC had nothing to be ashamed of its decision. Still, questions will remain about why it essentially gave up on the story at that point instead of urging Farrow forward.“We are going to keep digging,” Oppenheim said. “We are going to keep pursuing these stories. We are not always going to be the ones that get it to the finish line, but I think more often than not, we will be.”For NBC News, the questions came a year after another news organization broke the story of then-candidate Trump making lewd comments during a taping of “Access Hollywood,” remarks that had been in the archives of the NBC-owned entertainment show for years.Trump, meanwhile, was furious with NBC on Wednesday for its story about the president’s nuclear ambitions as reportedly stated in a national security meeting this summer. NBC last week broke the story about Secretary of State reportedly calling Trump a “moron” this summer.Trump disputed the truth of Wednesday’s story in a tweet, wondering, “at what point is it appropriate to challenge their license?” The Federal Communications Commission regulates what television stations have access to the nation’s airwaves.
NEW YORK — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleged in a court filing on Monday that the U.S. president’s company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country.A filing in New York federal court by property owner Orestes Fintiklis alleges that President Donald Trump’s hotel management company evaded income and social security taxes when it managed the former Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower. The new accusations are part of protracted, bitter dispute between Trump’s company and Fintiklis, the majority owner of the 70-story, seaside, sail-shaped building.The filing says that Trump’s company misrepresented salaries paid to employees and other financial records of the hotel to cut its tax bill on fees it was collecting for managing the hotel, slash its social security payments and hand over less to owner Fintiklis. The filing does not state how much in taxes the Trump company allegedly should have paid.The Trump Organization said that it did not evade any taxes and, if anything, Fintiklis is to blame on tax matters.“To the extent any taxes were to be withheld, it was the responsibility of the condominium that owns the hotel. The Trump Organization’s only role was to manage the property,” Trump Organization spokeswoman Kimberly Benza said in an emailed statement. “We look forward to taking the depositions of Mr. Fintiklis’ and his partners and unmasking their fraud.”The filing in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York follows a ruling by judicial officials in Panama early last year against Trump’s company in favour of Fintiklis. A few months later, Trump’s name was removed from the facade and building management turned over to U.S. hotelier Marriott International.The dispute started in October 2017 after Fintiklis’ company, Ithaca Capital Group, took control of 202 of the hotel’s condos. Fintiklis then pushed to terminate Trump’s 20-year contract managing the building, alleging “gross negligence and potentially fraudulent conduct,” including “looted” bank accounts. The Trump Organization disputed its termination as illegitimate and refused to hand over the property.Bernard Condon, The Associated Press
The three men from the south-western province of Balochistan, the largest in Pakistan, were members of the Quam Dost Committee, which was recently established by the Government to investigate cases of missing people in the region, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). “UNHCR supports calls for the Government of Pakistan to immediately investigate these murders and to ensure that the Balochistan Quam Dost Committee continues its important work,” UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond said yesterday in Geneva. “We extend our deepest condolences to the families of those killed,” he added.Earlier this month, the head of the UNHCR office in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, was released after being abducted in an attack on 2 February that left another colleague, Syed Hashim, dead.The Balochistan Liberation United Front was the group that claimed to be holding UNHCR staff member John Solecki, demanding the release of people it says are in Pakistani custody. 15 April 2009The United Nations refugee agency has added its voice to the concern expressed over the killing of three Pakistani Baloch leaders last week, urging the South-Asian Government to launch an investigation into the murders.
The situation in Lebanon following the cessation of hostilities last month between the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) and Hizbollah, events in the occupied Palestinian territory, and the question of Iran’s nuclear ambitions are among the issues likely to be discussed.Secretary-General Kofi Annan may brief the Council on his current trip to the Middle East after he returns to UN Headquarters in New York, Mr. Vassilakis told reporters, while the Secretary-General’s next formal report on the situation in Lebanon following the adoption of Resolution 1701, which ended the hostilities last month, is also due. Consultations on Lebanon have been scheduled for 15 September.Later this month, the head of the UN probe investigating the February 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, Serge Brammertz, is slated to brief the Council on his most recent work. Mr. Vassilakis said Council members are still considering a request by the League of Arab States to hold a ministerial-level meeting during September on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The Greek ambassador added no Council meeting has been scheduled so far ahead of a gathering in Berlin on Thursday of the Council’s permanent five members and Germany on the latest report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran. But several briefings have already been scheduled to discuss the latest events in neighbouring Iraq.Outside the Middle East, Mr. Vassilakis said a high-level meeting on the deteriorating situation inside Sudan’s Darfur region has been postponed from Friday to next Monday to allow Mr. Annan to attend after he completes his current trip. Representatives from the Sudanese Government, the League of Arab States and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) have been invited to attend that debate.On 20 September, the Council will hold an open debate with regional organizations to discuss how they can strengthen their mutual efforts to promote peace and security, the President said.The Council has also scheduled meetings on the situation in Somalia, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia & Eritrea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Kosovo, among subjects, he told the press.
CHICAGO – Tribune Publishing Co., the troubled owner of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers around the country, announced Tuesday that it is replacing Jack Griffin as CEO less than two years after he joined the company.The change comes less than three weeks after the company named Chicago investor Michael W. Ferro Jr. as its non-executive chairman following a $44.4 million cash infusion from Ferro’s Merrick Media. Merrick also holds a stake in crosstown rival Chicago Sun-Times.Tribune Publishing named Justin Dearborn to be its new CEO. He most recently was CEO of Merge, a publicly traded health care technology company that IBM acquired in October.“Although this is a different medium than my last technology company, it has the same challenge on how to create the highest value for our content,” Dearborn said in a printed statement.Griffin joined Tribune Publishing in April 2014. The company said he was instrumental in the spin-off that created Tribune Publishing and cited his work managing costs.“The timing is right for a new leader to come on board and lead Tribune Publishing through its next phase of transformation,” Griffin said in a company release.The Chicago Tribune last week announced the resignation of Gerould Kern, its editor since 2008. He was replaced by Bruce Dold, the newspaper’s editorial page editor.Ferro has a stake in the Sun-Times through a company called Wrapports. Because of the Tribune investment, he has stepped down from the board of Wrapports. Tribune said Ferro will keep his stake in Wrapports, but he will not attend meetings related to Sun-Times Media Holdings.“The board thanks Jack Griffin for his significant contributions and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavours,” Ferro said in a printed statement.The Tribune said Tuesday that Dearborn has a long track record of working with Ferro at several software companies.At the same time the investment from Ferro was announced, Tribune Publishing suspended its quarterly dividend to free up more money after a difficult year. Revenue has slumped as readers and advertisers continue to migrate online and the company has trimmed staff to cut costs. Its stock has plummeted 68 per cent in the last year.Tribune Publishing, based in Chicago, owns 11 daily newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and the Orlando Sentinel. It spun off from media company Tribune Co. about two years ago. by The Associated Press Posted Feb 23, 2016 5:07 am MDT Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 at 2:02 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Tribune Publishing Co. replaces Jack Griffin as CEO In this July 24, 2014 photo, Tribune Publishing Co. CEO Jack Griffin poses for a photo in Boston. Tribune Company announced Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, that it is replacing Griffin as CEO less than two years after he joined the company. They named Justin Dearborn to be its new CEO. Dearborn most recently was CEO of Merge, a health care technology company. (Dominick Reuter/Chicago Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT CHICAGO TRIBUNE; CHICAGO SUN-TIMES OUT; DAILY HERALD OUT; NORTHWEST HERALD OUT; THE HERALD-NEWS OUT; DAILY CHRONICLE OUT; THE TIMES OF NORTHWEST INDIANA OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES
B.C. wildfires prompt Taseko, Imperial to suspend some mining operations by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 17, 2017 10:05 am MDT Last Updated Jul 17, 2017 at 1:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email VANCOUVER – Two mines in British Columbia have halted some operations in the Cariboo region due to the ongoing wildfires.Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) says it has idled its Gibraltar copper mine as evacuation orders for nearby communities have made it difficult for employees to travel to the site.The company says it’s unclear when operations will resume.Meanwhile, Imperial Metals Corp. (TSX:III) suspended operations at its Mount Polley mine on Sunday due to an evacuation order for nearby areas and increased restrictions on highway use in the area.The company says it will resume operations once the situation stabilizes.Both companies say their mines are not currently threatened by the fires.The B.C. government declared a provincial state of emergency — its first for a wildfire since 2003 — on July 7, and since then a number of sites including forestry operations have been temporarily shut down or operating at reduced capacity.Thousands of people have been forced from their homes as emergency responders continue to fight dozens of fires covering hundreds of square kilometres.Taseko owns a 75 per cent stake in Gibraltar, which it says is the second largest open pit copper mine in the country.Imperial owns the Mount Polley open pit copper and gold mine through a subsidiary.
Speaking at the regular bi-weekly news briefing in Geneva earlier today, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac noted that on 26 and 27 May, 334 students had been expelled from two schools in Ruziba close to Bujumbura, under the pretext of having defaced textbooks. Since then, the children had been invited to go back to school, but many had not gone back. Following this, on 3 June, several high school students between 14 and 17 years old were arrested and interrogated for similar reasons, in three different schools in the Muramvya commune, about an hour east from Bujumbura, the spokesperson said. After the incident, other students from those schools had protested in the streets against the arrests, and two of them had been injured by gunfire. UNICEF was present on the ground and with its partners and was following developments in those cases directly, Mr. Boulierac said. The agency was deeply concerned by those incidents, which had happened in the run-up to school exams, he noted. The spokesperson emphasized that all children in Burundi have the right to pursue their studies and to take their exams in a secure environment, adding that schools should be respected as zones where children can find peace and refuge. Mr. Boulierac said that UNICEF is calling on all parties to immediately ensure the full respect of children’s rights to education in Burundi and their protection from violence. More than 300 children have been in arbitrary detention in Burundi since the beginning of the crisis in April 2015, with most of them being detained in prisons for adults, in deplorable conditions, he said. UNICEF and its partners had been continuously appealing for the release of those children, and more than 134 children have already been released to their families. Others have been moved to centres specifically dedicated to children, the spokesperson said. About one quarter of the children going to Child-Friendly Spaces set up by UNICEF have shown signs of trauma following exposure to scenes of violence, Mr. Boulierac said. There are more than 25,000 internally displaced people in Burundi, 58 per cent of them children. In addition, there are more than 260,000 refugees in neighbouring countries, 54 per cent of them children. Since the beginning of the crisis, 30 children have been killed, according to the spokesperson. He also noted that another worrying element was that the national education budget in Burundi has decreased by one third and the health-care budget by more than half. More than 1,800,000 children under 5 years old in Burundi and 500,000 pregnant women have been affected by the shortage of essential drugs. UNICEF has stepped in to provide essential drugs to cover immediate needs, but a significant funding gap remains, Mr. Boulierac said, adding that if funding is not secured, health services for children risk being jeopardized across Burundi’s 900 health centres and 46 district hospitals.
Lantern file photoOSU coach Thad Matta watches from the sidelines in the 1st half of the March 30 NCAA Tournament game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles against Wichita State. OSU lost, 70-66.Ohio State men’s basketball coach Thad Matta released the Buckeyes entire 2013-14 schedule on Wednesday.Notable conference home games in Matta’s 10th season at the helm include Illinois and Penn State on Jan. 23 and 29, respectively, in addition to Purdue, Michigan, Northwestern, Minnesota and Michigan State. OSU’s first conference game is on the road New Year’s Eve against Purdue.The Buckeyes host in-state rival Ohio University Nov. 12 at Value City Arena before traveling to Marquette Nov. 16. OSU hosts Maryland Dec. 4 as part of the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge and plays Big East foe Notre Dame at a neutral site Dec. 21. The game against the Fighting Irish is the finale of the Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York.After a home exhibition game against Walsh Nov. 3, the Buckeyes open season play at Value City Arena against Morgan State Nov. 9. Eleven of OSU’s 13 nonconference games will be played at home.OSU goes on the road to play conference rivals Indiana and Wisconsin, and has home-and-home dates with Northwestern, Nebraska, Michigan State, Minnesota, Penn State, Illinois and Iowa.The Buckeyes return four starters to a team that won its third Big Ten tournament title in four years last season, finishing with an overall record of 29-8 and falling to Wichita State in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament. It was the fourth straight year OSU made it to at least to the tournament’s Sweet Sixteen.
Kelly, from Dalton-le-Dale, County Durham, was granted conditional bail. The court heard he had been chatting to girls on the dating application Tinder before falling asleep in his friend’s spare room in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, at about 4am on April 17, 2017.He was in a room with a male friend on the ground floor, while his friend slept on the floor above with his girlfriend.The boyfriend told the court he was woken up by his girlfriend shouting: “Who the f**k is he in our bed?”Prosecutor Ian Brook said Kelly had bought condoms that night because he intended to have sex and had flirted with the victim.Mr Brook told jurors during the trial: “He clearly had sex on his mind. He was having sexual urges knowing (the woman) was upstairs in bed.”But after Kelly was arrested he underwent tests which showed he suffered from episodes of parasomnia. The court heard that at the time of the incident he was suffering from a “goal directed parasomnia” episode.Neurologist Dr Neil Munro told the jury that Kelly’s condition could be likened to someone who sleep eats, adding: “It’s like knowing there is a cream cake in the fridge and sleep walking to eat it”.Judge Simon Hickey said the case was “unusual” and he would need to hear from parasomnia experts before sentencing Kelly on September 23. A sleepwalker has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting his friend’s girlfriend, after a jury heard he had “sex on his mind” before going to bed.Dale Kelly has suffered from the rare disorder ‘parasomnia’, which causes involuntary abnormal behaviour during sleep, since he was a child and was experiencing an episode at the time of the assault, the court heard.The 21-year-old apprentice electrician said he was not aware of what he was doing when he walked into the couple’s bedroom after a night out, got into bed with them and touched the woman intimately.She called the police and told them she believed Kelly had sexually assaulted her. But Kelly claimed he was dreaming and thought she was a woman he was dating at the time.He wept in the dock at York Crown Court after a jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity of sexual assault by penetration following a week-long trial.It is a special verdict which means jurors found that he cannot be held responsible for his actions because he had no conscious knowledge of them.He will not receive a prison sentence and could receive an absolute discharge, meaning no further action will be taken, or be handed a hospital or supervision order, which means he will be treated for his condition. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.
diomidisgensheimerlowenRhein Neckar Lowen Very big shock for the Rhein-Neckar Lowen came after the game in the EHF Cup against Diomidis Argous. Not the result, as the “Lions” won with 37:17, but the problem is the injury of their best winger. Uwe Gensheimer, the team’s topscorer this season, got a serious injury and the initial reports say that he tore his achilles tendon, and if the reports are to be confirmed, this might mean up to 6 months out, which would also mean no World Championship for him in Spain in January 2013. ← Previous Story EHF VELUX Champions League: Fuchse Berlin with a magnificent come-back wins in Zagreb Next Story → Bundesliga (Round 13): Weakened Balingen with the two points from Lubbecke!
‘You’re giving up everything and they don’t want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going’ Over 180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia. 15,700 Views Short URL Jun 17th 2017, 10:15 AM http://jrnl.ie/3441275 By Hayley Halpin Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Source: Shutterstock/Ocskay BenceIT WAS QUITE depressing, waking up every morning. It was real depression looking at it now. It was always just ‘How do I get through this day?’.- Micheál Rowsome had to return from living in Berlin in 2013 to become a full-time carer for his mother, who suffers from dementia.Micheál is just one of thousands caring for loved ones in Ireland.There are over 55,000 people with dementia in Ireland currently. 63% of these people live at home and many receive full-time care from their loved ones.Over 180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia, with many more providing support and care in other ways.A new study by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, ‘De-Stress’ looked into the health and well-being of family carers – in this case, the study looked specifically at spousal carers. It found that nearly half of all such carers spend all of their waking time looking after their spouse.In light of the study, the Alzheimer Society is calling for more support to be given to carers.“If we are serious about supporting people to live well and die in their chosen setting then we need to invest in quality services to support both carers and those being cared for,” Professor Sabina Brennan of Trinity College Dublin said.Michaél spoke to TheJournal.ie to raise awareness of National Carers Week, which highlights the experiences of thousands of family carers across Ireland that look their family members.“Obviously, I chose to come home and care for her and it was done out of love. But there were times when I’d be trying my best and she’d resist and resist and go against me,” Micheál said. The pressure had become too much for his father when he made the decision to return from Germany four years ago.I would think ‘Why am I doing this? It’s driving me crazy’, because you’re giving up everything and the person doesn’t even want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going.As dementia progresses, the changes become greater and the person will need more help. Most people are aware of the struggles those with dementia face, from memory loss and communication difficulties, to attention issues and confusion.However, dementia carers face a long list of struggles themselves; from having to give up work, to dealing with stress, anxiety and depression.Michaél and his family began to realise that something wasn’t right in 2012. At first they didn’t realise that it was dementia and Michaél explained that his mother was dismissive of her symptoms at first.“When we did realise it was very difficult because there was nothing we could do as such. It’s one of these mystery diseases that you can’t cure,” he said.As Michaél’s mother’s condition began to worsen, life in the Rowsome household became incredibly stressful.“I was trying to keep my head in the sand but I had to come home at the end of 2013 because it was too much for my father who was caring for her. He ended up in hospital from it because it was so stressful.”We started to see an intelligent woman, very articulate, very well read and full of energy unable to hold a conversation with her friends, unable to discuss simple things. Her anxiousness got worse and worse and fear was just a huge thing.As her condition began to worsen and her memories began to fade, Michaél’s mother’s world got smaller and smaller. She began to rely on Michaél and his father more and more.Her attention span became very fleeted. Now, she has a better recall of long-term memories than short-term. Micháel said that it was hard to figure out what’s going on in his mother’s mind because she can’t articulate her thoughts very well.“Most of the time she isn’t aware of who I am. Sometimes there could be a flash when she does say ‘he’s my son’, but other times she wouldn’t know my name and would ask who I am,” he said.Like many dementia carers across Ireland, looking after a loved one 24/7 began to take its toll on Michaél’s well-being.It takes a toll on your spirit and your mental wellbeing. It was dark, especially over the winter when the weather was bad. It did put a strain on my relationship with my mum.While Michaél made sure to head off to the gym a few times a week to try to unwind, and managed to get a couple of weekend getaways in throughout the past few years, he said that he was never able to switch off because he was always worrying about his father at home.The ‘De-Stress’ study found that close to two out of every five people caring for a spouse with dementia suffers from some form of clinically significant depression.Most carers (79%) said that they themselves provided the vast majority of care for their spouse.The family received home help of up to five hours a week from the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, but there simply isn’t enough help out there for carers in Ireland, Michaél said.I was at breaking point most of the time so I don’t know how other people deal with it who have less support from families and neighbours.Care Just after last Christmas, the strain of caring for his mother became too much for Michaél and his father. They made the decision to request respite care and she went on a week’s care in April.“We had a moment to breathe for the first time in years and we realised that we just couldn’t go back to the situation. That’s when we made the decision to keep her in residential care,” he said.There was an upsetting period for the first while and then she settled in really well. She’s actually better off there. Her health and well-being is better and she has a routine where she feels safe. She’s more calm than she has been in years.Each year over 4,000 people develop dementia in Ireland.According to the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, early signs and symptoms of dementia can include:Memory loss, particularly for recent eventsProblems with language, difficulty finding the right wordChanges in mood and behaviourBecoming confused in familiar surroundings or situationsDifficulty in following conversations, TV programmes or readingDifficulty managing money and everyday tasksDifficulty solving problems or doing puzzlesLoss of interest in hobbies and pastimes, lack of initiative to start something or go somewhereRepeating a question or story several times without realisingThis week is National Carers Week, which highlights the experiences of thousands of family carers across Ireland that look after their loved ones.Read: ‘My greatest fear is she will outlive me’: Elderly carers in Ireland struggle for helpMore: ‘I was a firefighter at the time so I had an idea of what the body was doing to me. 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Kapil Sharma, Kangana RanautSony TVDespite being at loggerheads with a section of the media, Kangana Ranaut is leaving no stone unturned to promote her upcoming film Judgementall Hai Kya. She will now be seen on The Kapil Sharma Show and will be seen taking a dig at herself for being controversy’s favourite child.In the promo, when Kapil asks Kangana why she was not on social media, she tells Kapil that she has lot of other things to look after and being a filmmaker and a writer, she doesn’t get enough time to be on social media. She further said that being on social media is a tiring job as one needs to keep checking in on the notifications, messages and even replying to them.Kapil Sharma agreed with Kangana and said that people may get into unnecessary troubles if they say something about someone on social media. And pat came Kangana’s reply while taking a jibe at herself, “Anyway I can’t prevent myself from getting into trouble.”Meanwhile, members of the Entertainment Journalists’ Guild of India (EJGI) have banned Kangana Ranaut of any coverage across all media platforms ever since she got into a verbal altercation with a journalist at the recent Judgementall Hai Kya song launch event until she issues a public apology.The actress, however, not just only refused to apologise to the section of the media but also slammed them in a video message calling them as ‘termites’, ‘pseudo’, ‘traitors’ and ‘tenth-fail’.While many people have condemned Kangana’s disrespectful and abusive behaviour towards journalists, megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to have given the Manikarnika actress a reality check through his cryptic tweet asking her to stop the menace.
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(Phys.org) —Male rhinoceros beetles have elaborate horns, which they use when fighting for mates. The shape and number of horns differ from species to species. Erin McCullough of the University of Montana at Missoula and her colleagues have discovered that horns evolved to have shapes that best suit each species’ fighting style. The research appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Journal information: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Play Rotating view of the 3D horn models used in the finite element analyses. Credit: Erin L. McCullough, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409585111 The team predicted the cross-sectional shapes of the horns of each species, considering which shapes would maximize the ability to dislodge opponents, using that species’ style of fighting. They thought cross sections of Trypoxylus horns would be triangular, those of Golofa would be circular and those of Dynastes would be elliptical. Microcomputed tomography scans proved their predictions correct. The team suggests researchers perform further studies on the effect of horn shape on other measures of fighting performance, such as grip and stability. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Considered the strongest animals in the world, male rhinoceros beetles compete for females by attempting to remove their opponents from trees and shoots and throw them onto the ground. They use their horns as weapons. Horns come in a wide variety of shapes.McCullough and her team wanted to find out why so many different horn types had evolved. They did not find any evidence that females chose mates based on horn size or shape, so they hypothesized that horn shapes evolved to improve fighting ability. Previous studies on the horns and antlers of ungulates supported this hypothesis. Among ungulates, males with long horns tend to fence or wrestle, males with curved horns tend to ram and males with short, smooth horns tend to stab.To see if rhinoceros beetles also had horns suited to their particular fighting styles, the team used a type of computer modeling system, known as finite element analysis, to calculate the stresses and strains the horns would experience when used for different methods of fighting. They studied three species: Trypoxylus dichotomus, Golofa porteri, and Dynastes hercules. All of these species have differently shaped horns, which they use in different ways. Trypoxylus has pitchforked-shaped horns that it uses to pry and twist opponents off tree trunks and branches. Golofa has long, slender horns that it uses like fencing swords, lifting opponents and throwing them off balance when fighting on narrow shoots. The head and thoracic horns of Dynastes form pincers, which the beetle uses to lift and squeeze opponents, then toss them to the ground. Models showed that a species’ horns experienced the least stress and strain under conditions that mimicked species-typical fights. Citation: Study shows rhinoceros beetle horns evolved to accommodate species-specific fighting styles (2014, September 9) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2014-09-rhinoceros-beetle-horns-evolved-accommodate.html Play Animations of the Von Mises stress distributions from finite element models of a Trypoxylus dichotomus horn loaded under vertical bending, lateral bending, and twisting. Credit: Erin L. McCullough, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409585111 PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQuality0SpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreen © 2014 Phys.org PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQuality0SpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreen More information: Structural adaptations to diverse fighting styles in sexually selected weapons, Erin L. McCullough, PNAS, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1409585111 AbstractThe shapes of sexually selected weapons differ widely among species, but the drivers of this diversity remain poorly understood. Existing explanations suggest weapon shapes reflect structural adaptations to different fighting styles, yet explicit tests of this hypothesis are lacking. We constructed finite element models of the horns of different rhinoceros beetle species to test whether functional specializations for increased performance under species-specific fighting styles could have contributed to the diversification of weapon form. We find that horns are both stronger and stiffer in response to species-typical fighting loads and that they perform more poorly under atypical fighting loads, which suggests weapons are structurally adapted to meet the functional demands of fighting. Our research establishes a critical link between weapon form and function, revealing one way male–male competition can drive the diversification of animal weapons. Researchers unlock genetic twist in differences in horn size with sheep Explore further