No one complains when so many runs are scored Harbhajan

first_imgChennai: The slowness of the Chepauk track might be attracting a lot of criticism but veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said while the wicket was difficult to bat, it was not unplayable.Rival captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli expressed their disappointment over the wicket here after the opening match of the Indian Premier League turned out to be damp squib last night.After Royal Challengers Bangalore got bundled out for 70 in 17.1 overs. Chennai Super Kings achieved the target in 17.4 overs, winning by seven wickets. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over Chandigarh”See, it was a difficult pitch to bat on but it wasn’t like it was unplayable. We’re so used to watching matches on good wickets where no one complains when people score 170-180. But if it spins or seams a little, everyone has a problem, saying why is this happening?,” Harbhajan said at the post match press conference.”No one has a problem with why so many runs are being made. So people actually forget that the bowler also has a job in cricket. Batsmen should struggle once in a while so that they understand that it should be a battle of bat and ball. Also Read – Vijender’s next fight on Nov 22, opponent to be announced later”In some places, yes, they played some rash shots as well. It was not that this was a 70 runs wicket. You’ll get at least 120 if you apply yourself,” Harbhajan, who won the man-of-the-match award for his spell of three for 20, said.The 38-year-old admitted that he and his team were surprised at the amount of turn they got from the pitch.”It was a wicket where it was holding a bit. We honestly didn’t expect it to turn so much as it did today. We played a practice match here and the wicket was a good one. We would have preferred to play on a wicket that wouldn’t spin as much as this did. Hopefully it would be better hereafter.” Harbhajan, who did not have a great season in the 2018 edition of the IPL, said it was nice to be on the winning side and contributing to the team’s cause.”It is nice to be on the winning side and contributing, especially taking the wickets of Virat (Kohli), AB (de Villiers) and Moeen (Ali)…top-order batters. This is the kind of performance that is expected from me, being the senior bowler in the side.”Though people might think that I am old but the experience is something I have gained over the years, which no one can take away from me. I am glad to contribute to the win,” said the CSK tweaker.Harbhajan praised his teammate Ravindra Jadeja, who took two wickets in the game, to be a key member of the Indian team in the upcoming World Cup in England.”I feel someone like Ravindra Jadeja is always in the game as long as he is looking to spin the ball. He is someone, though I don’t want to talk way too much about the World Cup, I feel he could be a key member for the Indian team to win that. He bowls, bats and is a brilliant fielder, a gun fielder. Finger spinners should be given the responsibility and they will deliver,” said Harbhajan.Meanwhile, RCB assistant coach Vikram Solanki said the pitch was far from ideal for batting.”I don’t think we played well enough and CSK were by far the better side. We were surprised by spin and lack of pace and it spun far more than we thought. It was probably not an ideal pitch as it was not an even contest. You need an opportunity to score as well,” he said.Solanki, however, felt that his team could have done better if it had managed to get one good partnership.”Perhaps 120-130 would have been enough, but batting first in the first game in the tournament we needed to be brave and say maybe should have looked to get to 100 and look at things. We needed just one partnership and if necessary could have even played ugly and dug in to stop the rut of constant wickets.”Insisting that there were some positives which could be taken from the game, Solanki said, “It is not ideal. There are some positives though. (Yuzvendra) Chahal bowled a wonderful spell. Moeen (Ali) also bowled well and (youngster Navdeep) Saini bowled with pace. Far from an ideal performance but we have to move on.”last_img read more

Closing Bell Mining stocks boost TSX US markets up modestly amid glum

TORONTO — The Toronto stock market erased early losses to close higher Friday as investors bought into beaten-down mining stocks.The S&P/TSX composite index closed 67.56 points higher at 15,625.73.The Canadian dollar was down 0.22 of a cent at 91.97 cents US amid data that also showed stronger than expected Canadian economic growth.Statistics Canada reported gross domestic product ran up at an annual rate of 3.1% in the second quarter, higher than the 2.7% read that economists had expected. First-quarter growth, which was affected by a severe winter, was revised downward to a gain of 0.9% compared with an earlier reading of 1.2%.On a monthly basis, GDP climbed 0.3% in June versus the 0.2% rise that had been forecast.U.S. indexes were modestly higher while traders played it cautious going into the long Labour Day weekend amid fears of a wider Russian incursion into Ukraine and a big letdown in U.S. consumer spending data.The Dow Jones industrials climbed 18.88 points to 17,098.45 as other data showed consumer spending dropped 0.1% last month, against the gain of 0.3% that generally had been expected, with weakness most pronounced in the auto sector.The Nasdaq ran ahead 22.57 points to 4,580.27 and the S&P 500 index was up 6.63 points to 2,003.37.Other data showed a sharp uptick in manufacturing activity in the American Midwest. The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index surged to 64.3 in August from 56.5 in July.Investors watched the Ukraine conflict for signs of further escalation after the country’s president said that Russian forces had entered the southeastern part of the country, which had largely escaped earlier fighting between Ukraine forces and pro-Russian militias.European Union foreign ministers met Friday to weigh adopting a tougher stance on the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.The tepid market performance Friday also comes at a time when indexes are close to record highs, raising questions about what is needed to push markets even higher.“It’s a common thing, eventually, the markets fully price in everything,” observed Colin Cieszynski, senior markets analyst at CMC Markets Canada.Toronto and New York markets both gained ground this past week. The Dow industrials posted a 97- points or 0.57% advance, while the TSX gained 90 points or 0.6%, led by consumer staples, industrials and telecoms. But the TSX was held back by the financial sector, down 1.15% this week despite a steady parade of earnings news from the big Canadian banks that largely beat expectations.Stock prices for the big banks are or near record or 52-week highs as the results started to come out a week ago and the financial sector is still up 11% year to date.“There was nothing wrong with the earnings reports, they were fine,” Cieszynski said.“But because expectations were running so high, people just used it as an excuse to take profits again. But they’ll be back.” The financial sector erased early losses to move ahead 0.26%.Resource sectors provided lift with the gold sector ahead about 1.56% while December gold backed off $3 to US$1,287.40 an ounce.The energy sector rose 1.07% as October crude in New York gained $1.15 to US$95.70 a barrel.December copper gained one cent to US$3.16 a pound and the battered base metals component, down six% this month, gained 0.3%. read more

Horse racing returning for Cowtown fans

by News Staff Posted Mar 17, 2015 11:07 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Horse racing returning for Cowtown fans Horse racing is coming back to the Calgary area.The Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Balzac is set to open April 1st, just east of CrossIron Mills. Paul Ryneveld tells 660News, crews are busy putting together the final touches on…“There is a lot of work still going on, on the exterior with the racetrack, the barn, before opening of live racing which will be later in April,” Ryneveld said. The first races are slated to start April 25th.The $24-million venture will have over 500 gaming machines, restaurant and bars and an off-track betting lounge.Ryneveld said it has created 113 full time jobs. read more

Last mile in fight against Ebola will be the hardest says senior

“There is most definitely a fantastic combined community, national and international effort that has turned this crisis around,” John Ging, Director of Operations for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), told reporters at a press briefing in New York earlier today.“But there is no room for complacency,” Mr. Ging added. “The last mile is the hardest mile. We must stay the course.”Confirming the need for ongoing vigilance, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today a surge in new Ebola cases this past week, ending a series of declines the agency noted when it reported that the number of new cases in the three hardest-hit countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone recently fell below 100 for the first time in seven months.“While remarkable progress has been made, we must not forget that it only takes one new case to start a new outbreak,” stressed Mr. Ging.He also noted that as optimism among Ebola responders grows, a simultaneous shift towards recovery is also taking place with efforts focusing on sending children back to school and rebuilding the local economies that were gutted by the epidemic. Mr. Ging, who recently visited countries in the Ebola-affected region to assess existing emergency coordination structure, explained to journalists that emergency health workers had undertaken “heroic” efforts in educating communities and treating Ebola patients as “human as possible.” Above all, he said, they had been instrumental in broadcasting the mantra that “early detection, early treatment is the key to survival” despite the strident communication difficulties present in many of the West African countries. “If you get into detection centres early, survival rates can increase and they do,” he noted, in response to questions.In Guinea alone, communication remained a “big challenge” with only two per cent of the population owning a television. Moreover, community outreach had encountered much resistance with suspicion and fear breeding misperceptions and misinformation and fomenting, in some cases, acts of violence against the health workers. Nevertheless, Mr. Ging continued, communities remained mobilized with children returning to school and reclaiming their futures – a key to helping these countries “get back on their feet as soon as possible.” “This crisis has exposed weaknesses in the health services delivery for the populations in these countries,” he said, warning that Ebola would only be defeated if responders also confronted the issues that prompted the crisis. As a result, he urged donors to remain focused on combatting the disease and maintain “the resolve to stay the course, to eliminate the virus.” It is not a question of if West Africa will get to zero cases, but a question of when, Mr. Ging concluded. “The number of cases has been reduced dramatically,” he said. “It has brought a sense of hope for people in the region.” read more

Wednesdays Daily Brief climate challenges for the Pacific new global health tool

“Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives,” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously injured.“These are verified numbers. The actual numbers are no doubt higher”, said Henrietta Fore, who began her address with a quiet intensity, telling the horrifying but tragically now mundane story of how one classroom was shattered by shrapnel last month in the capital Sana’a: “Imagine the pain endured by the families of the 14 children who never made it home…In any conflict, children suffer first. And worst.”Read our full story here.WHO launches online tool to tackle ‘urgent need’ to combat threats to global healthIn a bid to improve the treatment of neglected diseases and threats to global health, the UN health agency, WHO, launched an online resource on Wednesday, designed to guide research into new health products.The free-to-use Health Product Profile Directory, which the WHO describes as “an essential tool for realizing universal health coverage,” so far contains research information on 196 products, with a strong focus on infectious diseases.The Ebola outbreak that began in 2014 in West Africa, highlighted the importance of centralizing information in order to fight neglected diseases, antimicrobial resistance and diseases with the potential to spread pandemics, so that research and development is more effective, and better coordinated.Nearly a fifth of Somalis at risk from ‘disastrous’ drought Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief A drought in Somalia described by the UN food and agriculture agency (FAO) as ‘disastrous’ could hit around 2.2 million people in the country: almost a fifth of the population. On Wednesday, FAO put out a special alert, warning that the number of hungry people in Somalia is likely to be 40 per cent higher than it was at the beginning of the year, and that there has been a sharp increase of acutely malnourished children being admitted to feeding centres.People in the country are more vulnerable this year because, on top of the drought itself, they are dealing with increasing conflict, and a reduction in humanitarian aid.In an effort to stave off the crisis, FAO is calling for urgent funds for critical livelihood support such as cash assistance, seeds and farming tools.UN chief following rising tensions in Gulf ‘with growing concern’Rising tensions in the Gulf this week – including drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities and damage sustained by oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – are being followed “with growing concern” by the UN Secretary-General. Briefing reporters at UN headquarters in New York, Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said that “hardening rhetoric” in the region threatened to “further destabilize an already volatile situation”.In particular, he said Mr. Guterres condemned the attacks off the coast of UAE on Sunday, which the Government has referred to as acts of sabotage, and further investigation is needed “to determine the facts and hold accountable the perpetrators.”“He also condemns the drone attacks on oil facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for which the Houthis have claimed responsibility”, said Mr. Dujarric. A Houthi spokesperson reportedly said on Tuesday that the multiple drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities were in response to the Kingdom’s leading role in the pro-Yemeni Government military coalition.“The Secretary-General calls upon all actors to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any escalation amid heightened tensions”, he concluded.Speaking in the Security Council on Wednesday, UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, said he was also very concerned about the drone attacks. “Events like this are a reminder that hard-won achievements can be wiped away very easily”, referring to the step forward made by Houthi rebels in withdrawing from the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah.Countries dependent on exporting commodities hit 20-year high Listen to or download our audio  News in Brief for 15 May 2019 on SoundCloud: Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations.“The Pacific region is on the frontline of climate change”, he said. “That means you are also our important allies in the fight against it”. The UN chief said that he was there “to see the region’s climate pressures firsthand, and to learn about the work being undertaken by communities here in Fiji and elsewhere to bolster resilience”.\Noting that the last four years were the hottest on record, Mr. Guterres highlighted recent ice losses in Greenland and Antarctica, saying that “sea levels will rise a full meter by 2100”.Find more on this here. More than half the world’s countries now depend on exporting their raw materials to keep their economies ticking over, and it’s a potentially massive brake on their development, UN analysts from UNCTAD said on Wednesday. Using trade data from 189 countries, UNCTAD’s State of Commodity Dependence Report 2019 finds that, in 102 States, more than 60 per cent of what they make from exports comes from selling raw products linked to industries such as farming and mining. That’s 10 countries more than at the turn of the century.With recent average commodity prices “substantially below” peaks seen in 2008-2012, the UN economists say that this has contributed to an economic slowdown in 64 countries – and several have gone into recession.“Given that commodity dependence often negatively impacts a country’s economic development, it is important and urgent to reduce it to make faster progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals,” said UNCTAD Secretary-General, Mukhisa Kituyi.The phenomenon almost exclusively affects poorer nations; in particular, 85 per cent of the most vulnerable “Least Developed Countries”, 81 per cent of landlocked developing countries and 57 per cent of small island states. In regional terms, sub-Saharan Africa countries are most dependent on commodity exports (89 per cent), followed by the Middle East and North Africa (65 per cent). In Latin America, the Caribbean, East Asia and the Pacific, meanwhile, half of the countries there are commodity-dependent. UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ read more

Rich Data Poor Data

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s March 2 Analytics Issue. Subscribe today!In the 2000 edition of Baseball Prospectus, Keith Woolner identified 23 problems — avenues of analysis that had been dead ends for turn-of-the-millennium statheads. (For instance, No. 10: “Projecting minor league pitchers accurately.”) Woolner named these Hilbert Problems, after mathematician David Hilbert, who in 1900 outlined his own set of 23 vexing mathematical problems that he hoped would be solved in the 20th century.Of Hilbert’s 23 math problems, just 10 have been answered — not a great track record for more than a century’s worth of work. While Woolner’s baseball problems don’t lend themselves to mathematics’ hard-and-fast proofs, we have become a lot better at, say, “measuring the catcher’s role in run prevention” (No. 3). There’s still a margin of error in calculating how valuable Yadier Molina is to the Cardinals; nevertheless, the progress in baseball is remarkable.Analysts have made huge strides in “separating defense into pitching and fielding” (problem No. 1): The discovery that pitchers have relatively little control over balls in play has increased the value put on fielding and pitchers’ strikeout ability. And research into “determining optimal pitcher usage strategies” 
(No. 20) has led teams to transform struggling starters into top-shelf middle relievers with ERAs that would make Bob Gibson blush. Indeed, the shift toward pitching and defense reflects the rise of sabermetrics as much as the decline of juiced balls or juiced players.And all of this has taken 15 years, rather than since William McKinley was president. Sure, teams could still glean more about “assessing the ‘coachability’ of players” (No. 13) or “quantifying the manager’s impact on winning” (No. 22). But baseball analysts can’t complain, unlike their counterparts in other fields.As I describe in my book “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail but Some Don’t,” the rapid and tangible progress in sports analytics is more the exception than the rule. It’s important to remind sports nerds — who, as they look at streams of PER or wRC+ numbers, have become a bit spoiled — of this fair and maybe even obvious point. Because out there in the wider world, questions far more basic than Woolner’s remain unresolved. We still have tremendous trouble predicting how the economy will perform more than a few months in advance, or understanding why a catastrophic earthquake occurs at a particular place and time, or knowing whether a flu outbreak will turn into a bad one.It’s not for any lack of interest in data and analytics. For a while, I gave a lot of talks to promote my book and met a lot of people I might not encounter otherwise: from Hollywood producers and CEOs of major companies to the dude from India who hoped to be the Billy Beane of cricket.But there’s a perfect storm of circumstances in sports that makes rapid analytical progress possible decades before other fields have their Moneyball moments. Here are three reasons sports nerds have it easy:1. Sports has awesome data.Give me a sec. Really, I’ll only need a second. I just went to Baseball-Reference.com and looked up how many at-bats have been taken in major league history. It’s 14,260,129.The volume is impressive. But what’s more impressive is that I can go to RetroSheet.org and, for many of those 14 million at-bats, look up the hitter, the pitcher, who was on base, how many people attended the game and whether the second baseman wore boxers or briefs. It’s not just “big data.” It’s something much better: rich data.By rich data, I mean data that’s accurate, precise and subjected to rigorous quality control. A few years ago, a debate raged about how many RBIs Cubs slugger Hack Wilson had in 1930. Researchers went to the microfiche, looked up box scores and found that it was 191, not 190. Absolutely nothing changed about our understanding of baseball, but it shows the level of scrutiny to which stats are subjected.Compare that to something like evaluating the American economy. The problems aren’t in the third decimal place: We sometimes don’t even know whether the sign is positive or negative. When the recession hit in December 2007 — the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression — most economists didn’t believe we were in one at all. The recession wasn’t officially identified until December 2008. Imagine what this would be like in sports! We’re not sure how many points Damian Lillard scored last night, but we’re reasonably confident it was between 27 and negative 2. Check back in a few months.As if statheads weren’t spoiled enough, we’re getting more data all the time. From PITCHf/x to SportVU, we have nearly a three-dimensional record of every object on the field in real time. Questions once directed at scouts — Does Carmelo really get back on defense? What’s the break on Kershaw’s curve? — are now measurable.2. In sports, we know the rules.And they don’t change much. As I noted, there has been little progress in predicting earthquakes. We know a few basic things — you’re more likely to experience an earthquake in California than in New Jersey — but not a lot more.What’s the problem? “We’re looking at rock,” one seismologist lamented to me for my book. Unlike a thunderstorm, we can’t see an earthquake coming, nor can we directly observe what triggers it. Scientists have identified lots of correlations in earthquake data, but they have relatively little understanding of what causes one at any particular time. If there are a billion possible relationships in geology’s historical data, you’ll come up with a thousand million-to-one coincidences on the basis of chance alone. In seismology, for instance, there have been failed predictions about earthquake behavior in locations from Peru to Sumatra — all based on patterns that looked foolproof in the historical data but were random after all.False positives are less of an issue in sports, where rules are explicit and where we know a lot about causality. Take how we evaluate pitcher performance. It turns out that if you want to forecast a pitcher’s future win-loss record, just about the last thing to look at is his previous record. Instead, focus on his ERA, or better yet his strikeout-to-walk ratio, or maybe even the PITCHf/x data on pitch velocity and location.Why? Winning is the name of the game, and you win by allowing fewer runs than your opponent. So ERA says more about winning than a pitcher’s record. But you can do even better: Runs are prevented by striking out batters (and not walking them), and strikeouts are generated by throwing good pitches, which is why WHIP and strikeouts per nine innings also serve predictive purposes. Understanding the structure of the system gives statistical analysis a much higher batting average.3. Sports offers fast feedback and clear marks of success.One hallmark of analytically progressive fields is the daily collection of new data that allows researchers to rapidly test ideas and chuck the silly ones. One example: dramatically improved weather forecasts. The accuracy of hurricane landfall predictions, for instance, has almost tripled over the past 30 years.Sports, especially baseball, fits in this category too. In Billy Beane’s first few years running the A’s, the team had awful defenses — bad enough that Matt Stairs briefly played center. Beane theorized that because defense was so hard to quantify, he shouldn’t focus on it. His assumption turned out to be completely wrong. As statheads came to learn about defense, it proved to be more important than everyone thought, not less. Because the A’s were playing every day and Beane could study the defensive metrics like dWAR that emerged, he learned quickly and adjusted his approach. His more recent teams have had much-improved defenses.Contrast this with something like presidential elections, in which lessons come once every four years, if at all. Mitt Romney’s belief that the 2012 election was his for the taking (it wasn’t, according to both public polls and political science research) may have led him to underinvest in his get-out-the-vote operations. He underestimated Barack Obama’s popularity and his own ability to sway voters with his message. Republicans will have to wait until 2016 to improve their approach.It also helps that sports has a clear objective: winning. Obvious? Sure. But that’s not the case in other subjects. What counts as “winning” for the U.S. economy, for instance? Is it low inflation or high growth? If it’s growth, does it matter how the income is distributed? You have opinions about that, and I do too, and we might not agree even given all the data in the world.But the zero-sum nature of sports competition (there are a finite number of wins and championships to go around) also yields the greatest risk to continued innovation. When I was working for Baseball Prospectus a decade ago, most of the innovation was occurring among outsiders like us. It was competitive, but the point of getting a data “scoop” was to publish it for the rest of the world to see.Now almost all MLB teams employ a statistical analyst, if not a small gaggle of them. But those analysts are working on behalf of just one team — and have less incentive to share. At the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference every year, the panels featuring current employees of major league teams are deathly dull because if the panelists said anything useful to a roomful of their competitors, they would be fired. Sports analytics runs the risk of losing the momentum of the past 15 years.Woolner, for his part, is now the director of baseball analytics for the Indians. No doubt he has 23 new problems to solve. But now it will take the rest of us longer to know when he has cracked them. read more

Next year holds more hope for Buckeye football

“There’s always next year.”The famous adage, which easily rolls off the tongue for any Cubs, Lions, Clippers or Cleveland sports follower, is recited by fans of all but one team per sport each year.It’s a phrase that evokes a sense of disappointment, letdown or regret. But in the case of the Ohio State football team, it should imply a feeling of eagerness and anticipation.Losing to USC in such a heartbreaking fashion probably reduced the Buckeyes’ appeal as Big Ten play arrives and the team looks up in the rankings to conference rival Penn State.In college football, one loss — at any point in the season — can immediately quash a team’s lofty expectations or hopes. And while the Bucks’ chances of returning to a BCS bowl game are still favorable, the ideal target remains a BCS Championship. That bull’s-eye likely won’t be hit this season, not with the big-game failures reputation lingering around after the loss to Southern Cal.Next year, however, provides hope. Not the artificial, “we can’t possibly be this bad again,” or “we’re due for a ring,” type of pseudo-optimism. The Buckeyes are typically good every year. Next year, they will be great.Barring any premature jumps to the NFL, OSU should return all but two starters on offense and all but four on defense. Jim Cordle can be replaced at right tackle by the team’s myriad of options along the offensive line. And the Buckeyes rarely throw to their tight ends, so Jake Ballard won’t be missed too much in the passing game.Defensively, the departure of safeties Kurt Coleman and Anderson Russell will have the largest effect. Coleman has been a consistent playmaker for three years, and his leadership will be missed. Junior Jermale Hines has already started to steal away playing time from Russell, so permanently inserting Hines into the secondary shouldn’t hamper the defense.The key, clearly, will still be the progression of sophomore quarterback Terrelle Pryor. An encouraging factor is that his supporting cast will be intact. He’ll still have his running back duo of “Boom” and “Zoom,” and highly touted freshman Jamaal Berry could play into the mix. Pryor’s top receiving option, sophomore DeVier Posey will have another year under his belt to nullify his lack of experience. He was thrust into a starting role this year after totaling just 11 receptions in his freshman season.In addition to Posey, Pryor has also found a rapport with junior receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, who is expected back for one final year.Coach Jim Tressel will have the ideal roster he likely envisioned when recruiting each talent over the past few years.OSU also takes on a favorable schedule, with Ohio Stadium playing host to all of the potentially difficult contests.The Buckeyes welcome Miami (Fla.), Penn State and Michigan all to The Horseshoe, while playing weaker opponents such as Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota away from home.Clearly, the stars align for OSU in 2010. The loss to Southern Cal might have signaled some fans to throw up the white flag on ’09. If that’s the case, at least next season is shaping up in the Bucks’ favor. But opportunities like this appear few and far between — just ask Chicagoans or Clevelanders. When a bright future arises, keep in mind: there’s not always next year. read more

Game of Thrones fans print your own Iron Throne phone dock

first_imgWe’re only a few short weeks away from the next season of Game of Thrones, which inevitably means your friends are all posturing to demonstrate that they are the biggest fan of George R. R. Martin’s masterpiece TV show. Unless one of your friends has shelled out $30,000 for the life sized replica, you stand a good chance of being the envy of your group with this Iron Throne phone dock.Android phones have never really had good docks, due to the varying shape and size of the hardware. Combine that with the time it has taken for dock manufacturers to acquire approval for use of the Apple Lightning Adapter, and there’s been a lack of cool smartphone docks lately.What would be ideal is a dock that allowed you to lock in a Lightning or MicroUSB cable that you already owned, so you can just use any phone with the dock. This Iron Throne dock does exactly that, with a pair of measures holes in the bottom of the chair. The plug can be locked into place, making it easy for the phone to slide right in and dock. It’s not going to fit a monster like the Galaxy Note 2, mind you, but it will fit an iPhone 5 or a Nexus 4 just fine.The Iron Throne dock by nuPROTO is 3D printed in resin and then painted to look like the throne from the show. You can pre-order one from their website for $49.99, or wait until it is in stock and pay $69.99. If you’ve got access to a 3D printer, you can print your own using the files on Instructables. If you’re brave, you can adjust the file to fit whatever phone you like, even going so far as to double or triple the size to fit a tablet.last_img read more

BSO Man with mental health issues barricades himself in neighbors house

first_imgNORTH LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office is currently working a situation where a man with mental health issues has barricaded himself in a neighbor’s home.According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, the man ran into the home of his elderly neighbor, Friday afternoon.One person was seen being taken away on a stretcher. They did appear to be OK. However, their injuries, if any, are unknown.Negotiators are now trying to talk to the man and get him to come out of the home.Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

Ulemas back Home Ministers plea to avoid cow sacrifice

first_imgHyderabad: Welcoming the appeal made by Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali, asking Muslims to avoid sacrificing prohibited cattle (cows) on Eid-ul-Azha festival to be celebrated in August, the religious leaders and luminaries, urged the government to set up government counters towards selling permitted animals to diffuse any controversy.On Wednesday, Home Minister issued a statement requesting the community to follow norms and not to hurt religious sentiments of fellow citizens. This prompted some of the Ulemas and religious heads to react over the matter who felt that the Home Minister should facilitate smooth conduct of the festivities this year. Also Read – Warrant issued against Renuka Chowdhury in cheating case Advertise With Us Following some right wing groups making their point over possibility of slaughtering of cows by approaching the Telangana police and potential trouble from vigilante groups on the eve of Bakrid, Ulemas felt that through distribution of proper channel the community will not only able to celebrate the festival without any hitch and also would help maintain the communal harmony on this eve. Also Read – Parts of Hyderabad witness heavy rainfall Advertise With Us “Asking people to avoid sacrificing prohibited animals in the absence of proper alternative arrangements, only creates misconception and panic among the community,” said Moulana Syed Taraq Quadri, General Secretary, Soofi Academy.Also, the sale of cattle through government sponsored counter at the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha could at least yield high profit for the exchequer, he contended. Advertise With Us Due to so-called ‘cow vigilantes’ or ‘gau rakshaks’, the illegal detention of animal traders — who transport only legally permitted animals and not cows — has disturbed the communal situation in the past. “The sale counters would help state government to bundle out the controversy that arises out of transportation of prohibited animals.,” said Syed Hamid Hussain Shuttary, president, Sunny Ulama Board. Moulana Abdul Quddus Ghori said, “The government through its sponsored counters could be able to sell the permitted and protected cattle wherein people could purchase the animal with full satisfaction. This may also prevent the loot of middlemen who often sell the animals at steep prices taking advantage of the festive season,” he added.last_img read more

Khaleda greets Muslims on EidulFitr

first_imgKhaleda ZiaBangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia has greeted Muslims in the country as elsewhere around the globe on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.In a statement issued on Saturday, Khaleda said, after a month of fasting and abstinence, Eid-ul Fitr has arrived with the message of joy and happiness.The statement said, Eid-ul-Fitr is the biggest festival for Muslims around the world. It awakens the spirit of joy within mankind. It inspires unity. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, all differences within society are erased and feelings of cordiality abound. Eid brings all people, rich and poor, high and low, to the stand side by side as equals. This occasion frees the mind from hate and jealousies and imbibes mankind with a sacred sense of peace and harmony. On this day, all Muslim men and women must celebrate the occasion harmony and love.In her message, Khaleda said, the joyous occasion of Eid delivers a special message to mankind, ‘we are all for each other’. This message transcends all narrow, unjust social inequalities to inspire the spirit of brotherhood. It is this spirit that inspires us to extend our help and compassion to the poor, deprived and neglected people in society.The BNP leader went on to say, despite the rampant extortion, crime and high prices of essentials, Eid remains the symbol of our culture in national life, an occasion where greetings and joy have been exchanged down the ages. I firmly believe that the well-to-do persons will keep local producers and people in mind, and do their Eid shopping within the country rather than go abroad.She concluded, on this Eid-ul-Fitr, I pray to Almighty Allah to bestow Bangladesh and the entire Muslim ummah with peace, prosperity and happiness.last_img read more

Khaledas release demanded from human chain

first_imgBNP leaders and activists have formed a human chain in the city on Monday demanding party chairperson Khaleda Zia`s release from jail. Photo: UNB BNP forms human chain forBangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders and activists formed a human chain in the city on Monday demanding party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail.According to news agency UNB, the leaders and followers of the party formed the human chain around 10:15am in front of the National Press Club.The leaders and activists chanted different slogans demanding the release of Khaleda Zia immediately.A number of law enforcers were deployed around the National Press Club to fend off any trouble.Senior leaders are addressing the programme which is scheduled to end at 12:00pm.BNP’s districts, city units are also scheduled to observe the programmes at their convenient time and places.BNP on Sunday got permission to stage a human chain programme demanding its chairperson’s release from jail.They will also observe a two-hour token hunger strike on Wednesday in all districts and metropolitan cities to press the same demand.Former prime minister Khaleda Zia has been staying in jail since a special court convicted her in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case on 8 February last.last_img

Internet Gutter Gangstalking

first_img Online is a strange and terrifying place. It’s enabled us to connect with one another, advance the causes of science and culture, and unite the world with a glowing net of data. It’s also enabled people with very… particular interests to find each other. In this weekly series, we’ll be dipping into the Internet Gutter – the strange subcultures and weird worlds lurking in the dark pockets of the World Wide Web.GangstalkingA wise man once sang “Just because you’re paranoid / don’t mean they’re not after you.” And then he blew his face off with a shotgun, so there we go. But who is the “they” in that lyric? For the poor victims, we’re about to show you; it’s everybody on the planet Earth. This is gangstalking, the belief that the people around you are part of a massive surveillance conspiracy to document your every move.Here’s how it works: your name gets put on a list, and that list is distributed to a secret society that proceeds to both chronicle everything you do and harasses you into madness. Methods include noise at all hours, social isolation and bizarre “performances” designed to destabilize the target. Police and medical professionals are all in on the act. Victims call themselves “targeted individuals,” and they’ve started to come together and share their stories.Last year, a fascinating New York Times article detailed the phenomenon, which affects some 10,000 people around the country. But it’s really flourished online, as paranoids connect with each other and share their suspicion.The comments thread in this post is a great sampling of self-proclaimed victims from all over the world.I have been gang stalked for 21 years and probably longer but I did know it. It seems that I was born into a targeted family thanks to actions of my grandmother and a wealthy Jewish person. Presently, these sadistic persons, which appear to be at least half of New York City are trying to kill me. I have ordered a Thermal Imaging unit to locate them in my home. If I find them in here, I am going to have to kill them. They have followed me to Eugene, Oregon, and San Francisco. These people are the sickest of the sick. I learned that there is a gang leader by the name of “SARA” in the Palm Springs area and there are more and more reports of this happening out there. That is where it all started, and it is still going on in Hemet, CA today. I am pulsed with electronic weapons that make you: Tired, Nauseated, Sweat, Sneeze, Stomach Ached, Diarrhe, etc. These people are sickos. And, of course, because we’re in the realm of the paranoid, it’s not long before that thread devolves into people accusing each other of being stalkers and harassers themselves. That’s the true terror of gangstalking: it’s you against the world unless you can prove otherwise, and you can’t.The TechThe parties behind this organized harassment have access to some high-tech methods of making lives miserable. The most feared weapon in the gangstalking world is the humble microwave, which has gone beyond just making popcorn to become a device that can cause intense pain, confusion and other symptoms with no physical proof. Some believe that microwave radiation on its own is enough, while others think that they have implants in their body that can be disguised as moles or freckles that act as antennae.Hearing things that aren’t there is another major complaint, and the technology behind that is something they call “voice to skull.” Like a lot of gangstalking worries, it’s based on something sort of real. The U.S. Army was experimenting with this technology back in 2008, but there’s no evidence that it actually works.Many targeted individuals also suffer from Morgellon’s disease, the mysterious ailment where people complain of small fibers growing out of their skin. They speculate that it’s caused by a host of methods, including implants, and, of course, microwaves.The Men In BlackSo who’s behind all of this organized stalking and harassment? That’s one thing targeted individuals just can’t seem to agree on. The New World Order / Illuminati are a popular choice in many of their worlds, as the concept of a shadowy, unaccountable world government underpins a lot of conspiracy fiction. What those people would want with ordinary working-class Americans is a different question.Other fraternal organizations like the Freemasons and the Mafia also figure into gangstalking mythology. Because these groups hide in plain sight, it’s easy to cast them as the villains. Interestingly enough, police departments and even firefighters get the same treatment!Some believe that it’s not humans at all – that the real masterminds of gangstalking are supernatural entities from beyond the vale of reality, who can temporarily inhabit human bodies and control them like puppets. That’s why, when a targeted individual confronts one, they seemingly have no idea what is going on.Finding The TruthUnlike many of the weird subcultures we look at here, gangstalking victims have actually been the subject of some science. A study published in The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology interviewed over 1,000 stalking victims. Over 10% of them reported being stalked by groups, with familiar complaints like groups of people acting out scenes on the street for their benefit as well as more unusual ones like “remote enlargement of bodily organs.” The study’s conclusions shouldn’t surprise anybody – they found that the gangstalking subjects were primarily experiencing intense paranoia not grounded in reality.Gangstalking is a truly Internet-enabled disease. Previously, paranoids would mostly keep to themselves, but by connecting with each other across great distances, they feed each other’s delusions and make them stronger. It’s almost impossible to persuade a targeted individual that what they’re experiencing is entirely made up, and I’m pretty sure the comments section of this article is going to prove that a few days after it’s published. 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Swiss magazine censured over Roma boy cover

first_img Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project The picture taken in 2008 by Italian photographer Livio Mancini actually depicted a boy playing with a toy gun on a Kosovo garbage dump.European Roma and Sinti groups condemned the cover as likely to fuel prejudice against members of the two ethnic minorities, also called Gypsies.The press watchdog’s decision carries no penalty beyond public censure. The magazine did not respond to requests for comment.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of The difference between men and women when it comes to pain Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Top Stories Comments   Share   center_img 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes Sponsored Stories Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day GENEVA (AP) – Switzerland’s press watchdog has upheld a complaint against a magazine that used a picture of a Roma boy waving a gun to illustrate a story about alleged threats from Gypsy gangs.The Swiss Press Council said Tuesday that Zurich weekly Weltwoche was guilty of “distortion” and “discrimination” for publishing the image on its cover above the headline “The Roma are coming: raids in Switzerland.” Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenixlast_img read more

Bank of America to Donate 1000 Homes to Veterans

first_img in Origination, Servicing Share Agents & Brokers Bank of America Company News Investors Lenders & Servicers Processing Service Providers 2012-08-24 Esther Cho “”Bank of America””:https://www.bankofamerica.com/ announced Friday that it’s donating up to 1,000 properties for injured military veterans and first responders. [IMAGE]The properties will go to nonprofits and local government programs over a three-year period. [COLUMN_BREAK]””This is an important expansion of our property donation and community revitalization initiatives and improves the inventory of homes these organizations focused on assisting our veterans and first responders need,”” said D. Steve Boland, national mortgage outreach executive for Bank of America, in a statement. “”We understand our responsibility to help neighborhoods impacted by foreclosure and property abandonment to recover.”” So far, more than two dozen homes have been donated through the program after two retired servicemembers received homes this week. The two servicemembers were injured after serving in Operation Enduring Freedom. One veteran was based in Tucson, Arizona and received a three-bedroom, two-bath home through the Military Warriors Support Foundation. In San Antonio, a servicemember who is a single father of 6-year-old quadruplets and a 10-year-old daughter received a BofA-donated home through Operation Homefront.center_img Bank of America to Donate 1,000 Homes to Veterans August 24, 2012 431 Views last_img read more

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first_imgSearch for flights to Lyon 1. Rent a bicycle in the city Forget Boris Bikes, Lyon was the first city in Europe to have a bike rental service – and it shows. Wide, safe cycle paths criss-cross the city and the absence of hills make jumping on a Velib the best way to explore. Some of the most picturesque routes run along the city’s two rivers, the Rhone and the Saone. Renting the bikes is simple, even for a short-term visitor; just make sure you check the tyres before you set off.Opening Hours: Bicycle rental is 24 hours in LyonTickets: The first 30 minutes is free of charge. Every 30 minutes after is +€1.Address: The stations are all over Lyon – check out the map to find your closest bikes. 2. Chill in Le Parc de la Tête d’OrAppropriately golden gates welcome visitors to this most heavenly of parks which encompasses a huge boating lake and plenty of space to munch on a baguette and cheese. Just don’t feed the animals at the zoo which, considering it’s free to enter, is home to an impressive collection including zebras, red pandas, and the Instagram-friendly sand cat. Best way to get to the park? By bike, obviously.Opening Hours: 6.30am-10.30pmTickets: FreeAddress: 69006 Lyon, France3. Enjoy the VieuxPass a couple of hours contentedly ambling through the winding alleys of Vieux Lyon (the old town). Hunt down a hidden ‘traboule’ behind a crumbling door. These passageways are native to Lyon and its medieval silk industry but were more recently used by resistance fighters during the Second World War. Munch on a hot Nutella crepe or an ice cream from Glacier Terre adélice as you walk to make the trip all the sweeter.Address: Vieux Lyon 4. Head up to La Basilique Notre Dame de FourvièreThis Sacre-Couer-alike 19th century white basilica dominates the Lyon skyline and is the best way to navigate the city; it’s hard to get lost if you keep what locals call ‘the upside-down elephant’ in sight. Its ornate insides are worthy of admiration but it is the views of the city below that reward the many stairs climbed to reach it. If your legs are sore from all that cycling, a funicular runs up and down the hill.Opening Hours: 7am-7pm dailyTickets: FreeAddress: 8 Place de Fourvière, 69005 Lyon 5. Take in a show in a Roman amphitheatreNext door to Fourvière, go further back in time while visiting the remarkably well preserved Roman amphitheatre. Exploring is encouraged, so sit like an emperor and judge those below, then wander to centre stage and feel the faces of the 10,000 people who once sat here stare back. To see the arena in contemporary use, visit Lyon while Les Nuits de Fourvière is on. A music, dance and theatre festival, it takes place in the amphitheatre and previous guests have included Bjork and Iggy Pop. 8. Get your groceries at Paul Bocuse Les HallesChef Paul Bocuse is Lyon’s grand fromage but if your budget doesn’t stretch to one of his five restaurants, stock up on supplies at this food market like no other. All of Lyon’s top chefs buy their ingredients here and you can too: from patisseries to poissons. Try as many free samples as you can and buy your cheese at Mons, from a former London city accountant-turned-cheesemonger, living the Lyon dream.Opening Hours: 7.30pm-10pm, closes at 1pm on SundaysAddress: 102 Cours Lafayette, 69003 Lyon 6. Go to foodie heaven at a bouchonLyon’s reputation as a foodie paradise has to be tested by trying out Lyonnais cuisine at a traditional bouchon. The menus can be intimidatingly meat-heavy, although quenelles (pike dumplings) are a star of the city’s culinary show. However, it is the cheese that comes with a warning: look out for homemade ‘fromage dangereux’, two years in the maturing, it will more than tingle your tastebuds. Our bouchon recommendation: Café des Federations. You’ll need to book.Opening Hours: 12pm-2pm, 7.30pm-9pmAddress: 9 Rue Major Martin, 69001 Lyon 7. Hang out in Croix RousseIf you are getting flat white or bike shop withdrawals, head to Croix Rousse, the hippest area in Lyon. Ponder some street art, browse the second hand shops and head to Crock N Roll for a croque monsieur with edge. If you’re lucky you may stumble across one of Croix Rousse’s seemingly impromptu flea markets so get ready to haggle in French.Address: La Croix-Rousse, 69004 Lyon More dreamy destinations in France… 14 fabulous places in France: in picturesWe take you on our very own tour de France at its very best – in 14 beautiful photos.Insider’s Guide to Paris GalleriesHunt out Picasso and Matisse in the Pompidou and make sure you read these tips before making your way to the Louvre.Top 8 things to do in NiceBeautiful beaches, boats and people everywhere. Welcome to the Cote d’Azur.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire. How to get to LyonFly direct to Lyon from London, Manchester, Southampton, Birmingham or Edinburgh. You can also catch a connecting flight to Lyon from Jersey, Aberdeen, Cardif, Glasgow, Newcastle or Exeter – search for flights now.Search for flights to Lyon Where to stay on a city break in LyonIf you’re looking for a hostel:There are only 9 rooms in Slo Living Hostel, and the events every night make it perfect for meeting other travellers.If you’re looking for a hotel:The Confluence Apartments are perfect if you’re here on a break away with your better half, or you’re here on business. The suites are comfortable and the location is right next to the Cathedral.If you’re looking for luxury:This is the one that will win you brownie points. Fluffy bathrobes, a rooftop pool and marble bathrooms are just a few of the perks when you stay in Villa Florentine.Search for hotels in Lyon Looking for cheap flights to Lyon? Search now 14. Examine Musée des ConfluencesIf you’ve ever been wowed by Valencia’s museum of science, or you like Gehry’s work, you’ll want to visit the Museum of Confluences just for the architecture. Inside, take a trip through humanity starting with the Big Bang, then examine the bones of T-Rex’ before plunging through societies through the ages. This is one for the kids and adults. Opening Hours: Saturday-Sunday 10am-7pm, closed on Mondays, Thursdays 10am-11pm, Tuesday-Friday 11am-7pmTickets:Address: 86 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon 12. Gaze on Lyon’s CathedralCathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste, to call it it’s proper name, is a fourteenth century cathedral in the heart of the Vieaux. Time in your visit when they chime the bells on every hour from noon until 4pm, and as entrance is free, you should go inside to marvel at the stained glass windows too. The ‘Rose’ window tells the story of St Jean the Baptist, the saint whom the church was named after.Opening Hours: 8.15am-7.45pmTickets: FreeAddress: Place Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyoncenter_img 13. Go back in time at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-FourvièreLyon lies on Roman ruins, and whilst you might enjoy contemporary shows at the ampitheatre n the centre, the Gallo-Roman Museum pays homage to the ancient ruins found in the city. Discover the art, weaponry and treasures of the city of Lughunum – the city of lights – what Lyon was formerly known as. Opening Hours: 11am-6pm, closed on MondaysTickets: €4 per adult, free for under 18sAddress: 17 Rue Cleberg, 69005 Lyon 9. Have a glass on the riverbankThe joke goes that Lyon was built on three rivers: the Rhone, the Saone and the Beaujolais. All year round the Lyonnais enjoy combining the three and lounge on the riverbanks with a bottle. Bring your own and soak up the atmosphere or enjoy the high life aboard by posing on the deck of one of the many docked peniches – barges with bars. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepartReturnCabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 11. Get a little lost in the Museum of Fine Arts of LyonThis is one of the largest collections of European art in the continent, housed in a beautiful eighteenth century convent off Place des Terreaux. Here you can see The Nativity, by Lorenzo Costa, the Crucifixion, by Simo Vouet, and Danae by Tintoretto – all fourteenth century works of Renaissance art. Stroll hand in hand with your favourite person through the paintings and antiquities, working up an appetite for another Lyon’s dinners. Opening Hours: 10am-6pm, closed on TuesdaysTickets: €8 for entry to the museum per personAddress: 20 Place des Terreaux, 69001 Lyon ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedTop 15 attractions and things to do in AmsterdamA radiant girdle of canals, cobbled streets lined with bicycles and flower-boxes, cosy coffee shops…Amsterdam’s charms are many and varied. Start planning your next city break with our tips on what to see and do in Amsterdam.Where to go on holiday in DecemberFancy Christmas abroad this year? Here’s our guide to where’s hot in December when you need a winter escape: the best cities, the greatest events, the sunniest beaches – and the best time to book a cheap deal.Going Solo: 6 trips for lone travellersGoing Solo: 6 trips for lone travellers 10. Fly out of the city to Parc des OiseauxFor a memorable day out, take the short train trip to Villars les Dombes to immerse yourself in the world of birds at Parc des Oiseaux. Even those who arrive as a less-than-enthusiastic ornithologist will be won over by close encounters with a huge variety of birds, some housed in walk-through avaries (some get so close, they land on your head!). End your visit with the mesmerising flying display and guaranteed you’ll leave wanting to purchase the bargainous annual pass to see your new-found feathered friends again and again.Opening Hours: 9.30am-5pmTickets: €18 per adult, €13 per childAddress: RD 1083, 01330 Villars-les-Dombes, France 15. Ice skate at Place BellecourThis central square in Lyon is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, and each winter skaters take to the temporary rink to show off their skills. It’s also a popular place to meet with friends, despite the fact the square is 62,000 m². Gather your group and relax on the square for a few hours, sipping on coffees and eating crepes.Opening Hours: 24 hoursTickets: Free to visitAddress: Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyonlast_img read more

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