NewsAlert No verdict after first day of deliberations at Cosby trial

first_imgNORRISTOWN, Pa. – Jurors in Bill Cosby’s Pennsylvania sexual assault trial end their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.last_img

Aimias largest investor files counterclaim against company as civil war continues

NEW YORK — Aimia Inc.’s largest investor has filed a counterclaim against the loyalty company and six current and former members of the board.Mittleman Brothers also filed a statement of defence in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice that rebuts Aimia’s July lawsuit accusing the dissident investor of violating a contracted truce.The litigious showdown is the latest development in a drawn-out battle over control of the board of directors.In a statement, Chris Mittleman called it “extremely disappointing” that the Aimia board opted to take matters to the courts, saying shareholders “deserve nothing less” than seasoned business professionals.Mittleman’s counterclaim names Aimia chairman Bill McEwan, chief executive Jeremy Rabe, former chairman Robert Brown, board members Thomas Gardner and Robert Kriedler and former board member Emma Griffin.Aimia’s lawsuit accuses Mittleman, which owns 23.2 per cent of the company, of continuing to advocate for radical change during a “standstill agreement” and attempting to orchestrate a covert campaign to encourage other shareholders to withhold their support for Aimia’s nominees at the 2019 annual meeting.Aimia sold the Aeroplan rewards business to Air Canada earlier this year for $450 million, leaving it with significant cash on hand but also questions about its future. Companies in this story: (TSX:AIM, TSX:AC)The Canadian Press read more

Amid multiple crises UN childrens agency deploys largest aid operation ever in

“UNICEF’s massive deployment responds to a massive need in many different countries at the same time,” said Shanelle Hall, UNICEF’s Director of supply and logistics operations in a statement today. “Now it is vital to keep humanitarian corridors open so these supplies continue to reach the children who desperately need them.”Ms. Hall added that kids are facing a lot of crises in the world and that they are under a lot of stress. Foreseeing the need to ramp up the response to conflict in Iraq and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, UNICEF had secured as many chartered flights as possible for August. In 27 days, the organization’s Copenhagen supply hub has dispatched 33 emergency cargo loads to the world’s most troubled regions. The total amount of aid delivered would fill 19 cargo jumbo jets and has primarily gone to six countries. For instance, Central African Republic has received 26 metric tonnes in medical equipment, vaccines, emergency food rations and hardware to dig water wells. Among essential medicines, anti-malarial supplies have been critical in protecting children from the country’s leading cause of death.UNICEF also delivered 500 metric tonnes of emergency food rations, water, medical supplies, tents, and ready-to-use therapeutic food to Iraq’s displaced families and children in the northwest. UNICEF’s dispatch of 4 million doses of polio vaccine will protect children’s health in the wake of the re-emergence of the disease due to the breakdown of health systems in neighbouring Syria, Ms. Hall said. Liberia’s effort to contain the Ebola outbreak has been strengthened by 248 metric tonnes of supplies from UNICEF such as latex gloves, safety goggles, and overalls to protect health workers, concentrated chlorine disinfectant and a range of essential medicines. Meanwhile, Gaza has received nearly 3.5 metric tonnes in supplies, mostly in the form of essential medicines to restock hospitals and health facilities that have been damaged in the conflict. UNICEF has also supplied vaccines which are essential to protect children who become especially vulnerable during massive population displacements.In South Sudan, UNICEF provided 34 metric tonnes of nutritional support and supplies, including ready-to-use therapeutic foods for vulnerable children, 50,000 of whom are at risk of dying from malnutrition. Nearly one million children under five years old in South Sudan will require treatment for acute malnutrition this year.In Syria, Ms. Hall said in August the Children’s Fund delivered 89 metric tonnes of water purification tablets and education kits. UNICEF is also bringing in over 156 metric tonnes of health, education, and water supplies for displaced Syrian families in Lebanon and Jordan. Preparation for winter is underway as UNICEF stockpiles children’s winter clothing sourced from local suppliers in the region.“During multiple crises of this magnitude children must come first. UNICEF is committed to staying the course. As long as children are in need we will continue to undertake these urgent, complex and vast supply operations,” said Ms. Hall. read more

Coyotes beat Kings 21 as Hill earns 4th straight win

LOS ANGELES — Nick Schmaltz had a power-play goal, Adin Hill made 25 saves for his fourth straight win and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Tuesday night.Lawson Crouse scored a short-handed goal for the Coyotes, undefeated since acquiring Schmaltz in a trade with Chicago on Nov. 25. Hill has stopped 84 of 86 shots since replacing an injured Antti Raanta to start the third period at Minnesota on Nov. 27.Alec Martinez scored and Jonathan Quick made 18 saves for the Kings, held to two goals or fewer in five consecutive games.Dustin Brown appeared to have scored the tying goal with 56.4 seconds remaining, but it was immediately waived off because his stick was over his head when he tipped the puck in.Crouse put the Coyotes up 1-0 at 18:25 of the first period with his fifth goal. Crouse and Josh Archibald got ahead of the Kings for an odd-man rush, with Crouse netting his second short-handed goal of the season on a backhand as he charged in on Quick.Schmaltz increased the lead at 5:56 of the second, extending his point streak to three games. He has two goals and three assists in four games with the Coyotes.Martinez made it 2-1 at 14:15 of the third, scoring for the second straight game.NOTES: Kings forward Trevor Lewis (foot) had surgery and will be out four to five weeks. Lewis has missed 11 games since getting injured in practice on Nov. 16. … Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet did not have an update on forward Michael Grabner, who injured an eye Saturday against St. Louis. … The Kings activated forward Nikita Scherbak (lower body) off injured reserve. The team claimed Scherbak, a first-round draft pick by Montreal in 2014, off waivers on Sunday.UP NEXTCoyotes: Host the Washington Capitals on Thursday.Kings: Host the New Jersey Devils on Thursday.___More AP NHL: and Greenspan, The Associated Press read more

Mushkin announces worlds largest mSATA SSD at 480GB

first_imgIf you want an ultra-thin laptop like an Ultrabook, manufacturers are pretty limited on the components they can fit inside that slender case. Storage is no exception, with most relying on an mSATA SSD as the more typical 2.5-inch drives just won’t fit. That also means storage space has been quite limited to just a couple hundred of gigabytes. Until now, that is.Today the upper limit of 256GB was smashed, as manufacturer Mushkin has announced the world’s largest mSATA SSD. It offers up 480GB of storage space in a drive measuring just 50.8 x 29.85 x 4.85mm.As the latest addition to Mushkin’s Atlas range of drives, it also has the performance on offer to make this a very desirable SSD for your laptop. Although read/write speeds for the 480GB version haven’t been officially announced, the 256GB model achieves 560MB/s reads and 530MB/s writes over a 6Gb/s SATA III connection using a SandForce controller. The 480GB model will at the very least equal those speeds, if not improve on them slightly.The Atlas ships with TRIM and S.M.A.R.T. support, comes with a 3-year limited warranty, and is expected to start shipping by the middle of January next year. It’s by no means cheap, though. On its own you can expect to pay $499.99, although that price is sure to drop significantly for any manufacturers wanting to ship one inside an Ultrabook. Still, at around a $1 per gigabyte for such a speedy drive, it’s still a very tempting proposition.Read more at the Mushkin press release, via TechCrunchlast_img read more

La Russie lance avec succès un vaisseau de ravitaillement vers lISS

first_imgLa Russie lance avec succès un vaisseau de ravitaillement vers l’ISSDimanche, l’agence spatiale russe a procédé au lancement réussi d’un vaisseau censé ravitailler la Station spatiale internationale notamment en vivres. C’est le premier ravitailleur à décoller depuis l’accident du Progress M-12M en août dernier. Les échecs de l’agence spatiale russe ne semblent plus qu’être un lointain souvenir. Dimanche, une fusée Soyouz U a décollé avec succès à 10H11 GMT du cosmodrome de Baïkonour au Kazakhstan. Elle emportait à son bord le vaisseau spatial Progress M13-M qu’elle a libéré quelques minutes plus tard, le laissant entrer en orbite comme prévu. Le cargo est censé rejoindre la Station spatiale internationale (ISS) à laquelle il s’arrimera mercredi à 11H40 GMT. À lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESABut de la mission : ravitailler l’ISS et apporter des vivres aux astronautes qui n’ont rien reçu depuis plusieurs mois. En effet, en août dernier, un vaisseau semblable, le Progress M12-M était censé atteindre la station mais celui-ci s’est écrasé quelques heures après le décollage suite à des négligences et un dysfonctionnement dans la fusée Soyouz qui le lançait. Un échec qui avait sur le moment suscité de nombreuses inquiétudes au sein des agences spatiales qui avaient même évoqué un abandon potentiel de l’ISS si on ne parvenait pas à la ravitailler.Aujourd’hui, tout semble donc rentrer dans l’ordre. “Plus de 50 variétés de denrées alimentaires seront acheminées à l’ISS, permettant de cette façon d’offrir aux astronautes les mêmes plats une fois tous les 16 jours au lieu des huit actuels et rendant, de la sorte, leur menu plus varié”, a indiqué Alexandre Agouréev, responsable de l’Institut des problèmes médicaux et biologiques cité par Ria Novosti. Il a également ajouté : “en outre, les cosmonautes russes auront droit aux pommes, aux oranges, aux pamplemousses et aux oignons, sans compter un demi-kilo d’ail.  Quant aux “gourmandises”, il y a beaucoup d’autorisations à obtenir pour les acheminer”. Mais outre ces denrées, le Progress M13-M emporte également à son bord un mini-appareil spatial “Tchibis-M” destiné à étudier les orages et les éclairs dans l’atmosphère de notre planète. Trois nouveaux astronautes bientôt sur l’ISS “Nous félicitons nos collègues russes du lancement réussi du Progress de dimanche. Le vaisseau est sur le chemin pour rejoindre la Station spatiale internationale. En attendant les résultats d’une série de réunions de préparation de vol, ce lancement réussi a ouvert la scène au prochain lancement de Soyouz, planifié pour mi-novembre. La mission Soyouz de décembre restaurera à six la taille de l’équipage de la station spatiale et permettra de poursuivre les rotations normales de l’équipage”, a commenté la NASA dans un communiqué. Le 31 octobre 2011 à 10:46 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Police: University of Oregon student abducted, assaulted

first_imgEUGENE, Ore. — Police say a University of Oregon student has reported that he was abducted and sexually assaulted while walking near campus.The Register-Guard reports the 19-year-old student told Eugene police that he was walking to a grocery store Saturday night when a man grabbed him from behind.Police say the student was restrained and dragged to a car. Another person drove the car to an unknown location where the assault occurred.The suspect was described as a white man taller than 6 feet with a thin but muscular build. He was wearing a black hoodie, black pants, black Ray-Ban sunglasses, a black beanie and a black bandanna over the lower half of his face.The driver and the vehicle were not described.last_img

Houston Has Two New Soccer Play Spaces

first_img Share Photo: Houston Parks and Recreation Department via FacebookThe U.S. Soccer Foundation, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department and Target have unveiled two new soccer play spaces at Eastwood Park, located in southeast Houston.The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department and Target unveiled this week two new soccer play spaces at Eastwood Park, located in southeast Houston.The grand opening marked the first of 100 soccer play spaces that Target has committed to build in collaboration with the U.S. Soccer Foundation across the country by 2020 as part of a program called ‘Safe Places to Play’.The soccer spaces support the Foundation’s ‘It’s Everyone’s Game’ campaign, which aims to ensure children in underserved communities can benefit from playing soccer.“Through soccer, children learn to develop healthier habits, work as a team, and cultivate critical life skills,” Ed Foster-Simeon, President & CEO of the U.S. Soccer Foundation, said in a news release from the Foundation.According to the news release, Target will provide $6 million to support the Foundation’s efforts to turn underutilized spaces into safe and accessible soccer spaces and increase access to sports-based youth programming.last_img read more

Haier Exhibits A Wireless HDTV Video System at the 2010 CES w

first_img © 2010 Explore further 2010 CES: Haier features the “completely wireless HDTV” ABI Research (Technology Market Research Company) said last year it expected 1 million installations will be performed by 2012. Currently WHDI is supported by 40 vendors, including Broadcom, LG, Intel, NEC, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Philips and Toshiba. In 2010 and beyond we can expect to see manufactures experimenting with different wireless technology. Until consumers start seeing the sets in stores, it’s difficult to determine which manufactures will have the most innovative wire free HDTV’s on the market. Intel, Microsoft, Dell band together for WiGig By using a coil that is approximately 1 foot by 1 foot in size, at the back of the TV set, 100 watts of electricity can be supplied at a distance up to 1 meter (3.28 feet). TV images are displayed by using WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface), a high-speed communication standard for wirelessly transmitting high-definition images. This leaves the back of the TV completely wire free. The WHDI uses a frequency band of 5 GHz which is the industry standard for WHDI technology developed by Amimon Ltd. By utilizing a bandwidth of 40 MHz, data rates up to 3 Gbps can be transmitted to transfer uncompressed 1080p 60Hz video to the TV; the maximum transmission range is one hundred feet.The wireless power transfer technology, utilizing magnetic coupling, was developed by WiTricity Corp, a US base venture firm that was founded by an MIT professor in April 2007. Electricity is transferred through the use of two resonant devices of the same frequency. This enables the maximum power to be transferred. center_img Citation: Haier Exhibits A Wireless HDTV Video System at the 2010 CES (w/ Video) (2010, January 13) retrieved 18 August 2019 from ( — Haier America Digital Products Group (Chinese company) demonstrated the first completely wireless 32 inch LCD TV that is powered wirelessly up to a distance of 1 meter (3.28 feet). Wireless content is transferred by a system called Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI). Using a 5GHz frequency band it can transfer uncompressed 1080p 60Hz video to the TV. 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.last_img read more

500 Forward Bloc supporters join Trinamool Congress in Cooch Behar

first_imgMekhligunj: Five hundred Forward Bloc supporters joined Trinamool Congress at a function here on Sunday afternoon.Rabindranath Ghosh, Trinamool Congress president of Cooch Behar district and state minister for North Bengal Development, handed over party flags to them.Trinamool Congress held a programme to felicitate Paresh Adhikari, former state Food minister who joined the party from Forward Bloc in Kolkata on August 17. Partha Chatterjee, secretary general of the party, had handed over the party flag in a function at Trinamool Bhavan. Adhikari was the secretary of Cooch Behar district of Forward Bloc.Forward Bloc in Cooch Behar has received a major blow with Adhikari’s joining. He is a good organiser and is popular among the youth. His joining will strengthen the base of Trinamool Congress in the district, party leaders said.last_img read more

Switching over to healthy food

first_imgWhen it comes to new trends in dining out, customers are switching over to healthy and natural food (pesticide free) more than ever. They are always on the lookout for wellness alternatives in their food. Sous Chef Prem k Pogakula, The Imperial says, “The preference this year  will be more for GMO free ingredients and as I see it, things will become more intense in the coming years. With time crunch in hand and both the partners working in  a nuclear family scenario, one pot meals are super easy, highly nutritious with adequate protein and starch content and are perfect for a quick meal. You can also call it as Urban cooking.” Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’“Food is now becoming a highly rated genre and food connoisseurs are always on the lookout for old, forgotten and classic global recipes as they possess simple and straight flavours. People prefer them over fusion cuisine (which is somehow still a matter of confusion and needs to evolve). Only experimented cuisine calls for fusion food on your palate. It can never ever replace or take over the classic cuisine,” he said.The Chef further added, “I also strongly believe that the dining scenario in the city is in for a change in the coming year. Experiments are still on but the vital aspect is that old and lost cuisines are being re-discovered. Chefs are working with emotional food along with childhood or regional memories. Your palate can be a sweet creation when you are delighted or spicy, peppery food when anger takes over you which will also see a rise.  Food memories specifically offer a magical feeling.”last_img read more

Gay high school teacher leaves town after receiving threatening letters

first_imgeTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) ‘Take your gay ideas with you’The letters contain some truly distressing thoughts.In the first, signed ‘a concerned patron’, the person outright tells Hill: ‘Homosexuals should not be teaching our kids … they are perverts and predators.’It continues: ‘You need to be fired and you can take your gay ideas with you. Fags are not welcome in our schools.’Another one, once again from a ‘concerned patron’, became far more threatening.‘I know where you live,’ the person wrote. ‘I know a lot about your schedule. You need to watch your back cause I aint [sic] alone. We want you gone queer.’An unsupportive communityHill said at first the school was supportive. They gave him medical leave in January. However, after seven weeks of unpaid leave, they told him he had to resign or come back to school.The event caused Hill severe mental distress and he was afraid to leave his apartment. Police in the town were not able to identify the culprit(s).‘It was very frustrating, that my option was to pack up and move,’ he said.Luckily, he added that so far he’s found Palm Springs to be an open and accepting community. It helps that the city has an entirely LGBTQ council.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . A gay high school teacher in Kansas decided to move away after months of harassment and threats. Michael Hill taught visual arts at Nemaha Valley High School in Seneca, Kansas. He originally came out last October on National Coming Out Day. That’s when the negativity began.‘Things got ugly,’ he told the Topeka-Capitol Journal. ‘I started to fear for my own well-being.’He shared some of the letters he received on Facebook, as well as his future plans.On his decision to publish the letters, Hill said: ‘People need to know this kind of ugly hatred still exists in the world [and] only by confronting it can we end it.’Due to the harassment and threats he received, he decided to leave Kansas and move to Palm Springs, California. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…center_img GAYSTARNEWS- Hill hiking in Palm Springs | Photo: Facebook/Michael Hill Bullied lesbian teacher in California receives support from studentsScott Frantz, Kansas state football star, comes out as gayLGBTI elders give advice to their 18-year-old selves in moving videoRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  : read more

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first_img May 1, 2013 — Texas Children’s Hospital is the first children’s hospital in the United States to begin using a positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) scanner, a state-of-the-art technology that will help in early and accurate diagnosis of various cancers, heart diseases and degenerative neurological disorders. Texas Children’s is also the only hospital in the Texas Medical Center to have this machine. PET/MRI is a hybrid imaging technology that incorporates MRI soft tissue morphological imaging and PET functional imaging. This new imaging device sequentially performs PET and MRI scans, producing more detailed images than either technique alone. Hybrid PET and MRI scans eliminate the need to move patients from one imaging unit to another, making it easier to combine data from both scans to produce enhanced details.“To be able to study the structural and functional changes in the body may allow us to detect abnormalities, even before the clinical symptoms of a disease begin to show,” said George S. Bisset III, M.D., chief of pediatric radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital, professor of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and immediate past president of the Radiological Society of North America.According to multiple research papers written on the PET/MRI scanner, it is reasonable to expect that PET/MRI will provide new insights in the field of neuroscience and neurologic disorders, such as neurodegeneration, brain ischemia, neuro-oncology and seizures. It will also be used to diagnose many other illnesses, including head and neck tumors, many types of cancer, liver tumors, pelvic tumors, musculoskeletal tumors and heart diseases.Until recently, scientists could not integrate PET and MRI scanners because powerful MRI magnets interfered with the imaging detectors on the PET scanner. PET/MRI may be able to replace the PET/CT scans now used to investigate cancers and other problems in pediatric patients. If so, PET/MRI scans will expose patients to significantly less radiation dose than that required for PET/CT scans.”Radiation exposure is a source of concern for any patient, but it has to be watched with particular care in pediatric patients who are still growing and developing,” said Bisset. “An opportunity to get information essential for medical care at half the radiation exposure would be particularly welcome both in pediatric patients and in adults who need multiple scans during treatment.”For more information:  Technology | Virtual and Augmented Reality | June 04, 2019 Ann Arbor Startup Launches Augmented Reality MRI Simulator SpellBound, an Ann Arbor startup specializing in augmented reality (AR) tools for children in hospitals, has officially… read more News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 03, 2019 Hong Kong Polytechnic University Develops Palm-sized 3-D Scoliosis Ultrasound Imaging System The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) announced the development of a palm-sized 3-D ultrasound imaging system… read more News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019 ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of the brain’s… read more Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. 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Can you guess which destination is at the top of boomers bucket

first_imgCan you guess which destination is at the top of boomers’ bucket lists? Tags: Hawaii, Trend Watch Here’s something that comes as no surprise: Hawaii has topped all other U.S. destinations as the top bucket list destination among boomers.According to a new study by AARP, about 18% of boomers listed the island chain as their top domestic destination, above Alaska (12%), California (8%) and Nevada (7%).Couple this with the news that Hawaii was named the happiest state in the United States by a Gallup poll and you’ve got the makings of the perfect travel destination! After interviewing 177,000 adults across the country, Gallup determined a “well-being score” based on respondents’ views on their social lives, finances, community, motivation and physicality. Hawaii ranked #, ahead of Alaska, Colorado, West Virginia and Kentucky, for the sixth time. Travelweek Group Monday, March 27, 2017 center_img << Previous PostNext Post >> Posted by Sharelast_img read more


first_imgchartersislandssailingTahitiyacht The Moorings, specialists in yacht charters and sailing holidays in the Islands of Tahiti is launching two brand new Sunsail Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440s for charter from 1 November, 2018. With four cabins and two bathrooms, the new Sunsail 440 will be added to the group’s Raiatea fleet, which has until now been predominantly catamarans. Perfect for groups, families, or even romantic trips for two, your clients can choose from a boat with a crew or sail solo to explore as many islands as desired – for any length of time. And sea sickness isn’t an issue thanks to the protection afforded by the coral reefs of the lagoons. Clients can also tailor their holiday on dry land – Tahiti Homes specialises in leasing fully equipped and furnished homes for holidaymakers, many of the properties offering all the benefits of a resort including concierge services and private chefs. Renting a home in the Islands of Tahiti is another great way to accommodate larger groups and families wanting to holiday together. last_img read more

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Three arrests were made as chaos unfolded at a Florida airport Monday evening after several Spirit Airlines flights were canceled. Though members of the House and the Senate can face an Ethics Committee investigation if they are accused of impropriety as Rep. Since scientists unintentionally released a deadly rabbit virus in 1995, he observed recovery in kangaroos and wombats.** Some states had tried to buy employee loyalty by promising much more generous retirement than common sense would allow. "He definitely had a little something off about him.

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While party’ senior leader Azam Khan said that it will be wrong to blame the alliance’s loss entirely on Akhilesh,BBC Hindi? The Department of Homeland Security sparked deep concern in Europe last week when it said it would soon decide on extending the ban to European airlines. saying authorities need to keep up with the changing nature of terrorist threats. India bowled out East Africa for 120 runs at Headingly and the openers, pic.”All of sudden it became acceptable,making any real reform in the future more difficult and dangerous. Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts during Dallas game.” Nizam argued before the court.

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