Salary Increase Entails Heavy Burden on State Budget Government Chief

Rabat –   The current situation of public finances in Morocco does not allow salary increase as this would entail serious burden on state budget, Government chief Abdelilah Benkirane said on Tuesday.In an answer to a question at the Lower House on social dialogue, Benkirane said that the demands of the main labour unions are “not adapted to the current economic environment.”After recalling that Morocco went through a difficult economic situation marked by a rise in budget deficit and debt as well as a deficit in trade balance and a drop in foreign exchange reserves, Benkirane said that the government undertook considerable efforts to address those challenges notably by contracting the budget deficit from 7% in 2012 to 4.9% last year. He said that the volume of debt and the increase in the public sector’s payroll are still putting pressure on public finances, which stresses the need of an adjustment of Morocco’s public expenditures and the improvement of financial balances.In this regards, the Head of the Government criticized the trade and labor unions for their demands of 25% salary increase for public sector employees saying that this would require the allocation of 27 billion dirhams annually, an equivalent of 3% of GDP. read more

Police blotter Classic car stolen in Windham

A classic car was stolen from the Teeterville area this weekend.The black 1976 Corvette went missing from a property on Windham Road 5 in the early morning hours of Saturday.Anyone with information related to this crime is encouraged to contact the Norfolk OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers of Haldimand-Norfolk at 1-800-222-8477.Callers to Crime Stoppers who help solve a crime are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.Van stolen in Port DoverA van was stolen in Port Dover on the weekend.The silver-coloured 2013 Dodge Caravan went missing from a home on Leslie Avenue sometime Friday or Saturday.Norfolk OPP are investigating.Pickup singed near Port DoverSomeone started a fire under a pickup truck near Port Dover this weekend.The situation on Highway 6 in the former Woodhouse Township was brought to the attention of police around 8:50 a.m. Saturday.Police have determined that – in the early morning hours of Saturday – someone placed debris under the vehicle and set it on fire. The flames caused minor damage to the side of the pickup.Anyone who sees something suspicious occurring in their neighbourhood  is encouraged to alert the Norfolk OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Mischief to vehicleA vehicle parked at a Gunton Drive, Simcoe, address has been damaged.At some point between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on June 7, vandals attended the address and used a sharp tool to damage the paint along the entire driver’s side of the vehicle.OPP continue to investigate and are seeking the public’s assistance. If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.Break-and-enter in DelhiAccess was forcibly gained to a Talbot Road, Delhi, residence at some point between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday.Several of the rooms in the home were ransacked while a variety of electronics were stolen.Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Norfolk OPP at 1-888-310-1122. read more

DR Congo Heavyhanded and irresponsible response to protests could lead to further

Over the past week, the UN Joint Human Rights Office in the DRC (UNJHRO) has documented at least 40 killings of civilians in Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Boma and Matadi, mainly of people protesting against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down at the official end of his mandate on 19 December. “Such high casualty figures suggest a serious disregard by the various police, defence, and security forces of the need to exercise restraint in policing demonstrations. Not only are soldiers participating in law enforcement operations, but all the forces are heavily armed and using live ammunition,” the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, said in a news release. According to the Mr. Zeid’s Office (OHCHR), some 107 people have also been injured or ill-treated, and there have been at least 460 arrests.The High Commissioner further emphasized that law enforcement officials – including military acting in their capacity – must never use firearms except in cases where an individual represents an imminent threat to life or of serious injury and only in cases where less extreme means are insufficient. “The failure by the DRC authorities and the security forces to abide by their international obligations to guarantee people’s right to freedoms of expression and of association and assembly is to be deplored,” he said. Such impunity for past violence appears to have fostered a belief among security personnel that they can open fire against demonstrators without being held accountable for their actionsHigh Commissioner ZeidHe warned that a violent repression of dissent risked provoking violence among protesters and could lead to further conflict throughout the country. In September, 54 people were killed in Kinshasa when defence and security forces used excessive force against demonstrators who were calling for the constitutional deadlines to be respected and for President Kabila to step down at the end of his second and final mandate. To date, no one has been held accountable. “Such impunity for past violence appears to have fostered a belief among security personnel that they can open fire against demonstrators without being held accountable for their actions,” said Mr. Zeid.Along with the National Episcopal Conference (known by the French acronym CENCO), which has been working to mediate an accord between the opposition and ruling parties, the UN human rights chief reiterated calls for an independent and transparent inquiry into the recent violence:“It is essential that all those at whatever level who are responsible for human rights violations are held accountable”, the High Commissioner added. “Without such a credible response from the government, the risk is that violent situations or ongoing conflict, including between communities over resources, could degenerate further.” A group of people gather in Kinshasa during demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on 19 and 20 December 2016. Photo: MONUSCO read more

Republican Boxing prison gym receives boxing equipment

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedNorton donates sports equipment for schools in BataviaMarch 23, 2018In “Sports”Norton takes up responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport …Henry confirmed as Education MinisterAugust 28, 2017In “latest news”National Cadet Corps officially reintroducedJanuary 19, 2018In “latest news” The Ministry of Social Cohesion through the National Sports Commission today donated boxing gears to the Guyana Prison Service to benefit inmates of the Republican Boxing (prison) gym.(From left) Director of Sports Christopher Jones and Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr George Norton, handing over the gear to Gladwin Samuels, Director of Prisons (ag) and Kevin Pilgrim, Georgetown Prison Superintendent.Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr George Norton said the donation will benefit sportsmen in the prison system, specifically those into boxing.“We probably have future stars in the system. We have got to use every single individual, every single athlete. We must be able to give them that opportunity to exercise their potential,” Dr Norton said.Acting Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels expressed gratitude to the Ministry for the donation, since the prison gym lost all its gear, including a newly installed boxing ring in the Camp Street fire in July of this year.He said due to the destruction of the sport equipment, some of the inmates were unable to attend a recent boxing competition in St. Lucia. However, with the new gear, he is optimistic that the inmates will be able to attend future competitions.Director Samuels noted that because of boxing, several prisoners were able to make their way out of the system through their performances.Some of the gear donated to the Guyana Prison Service Gym“The reality of it is, boxing has contributed to changing the discipline of many of the persons who are in prison. Many of those who were bad, we put them in the ring and after a period of time, the discipline improved significantly. So, this is an area we will be capitalising in 2018,” Samuels highlighted.Director of Sport, Christopher Jones, who was also on hand, commended the prison service for work done and revealed that one of the inmates was previously nominated for a sports award in 2016.Jones said, “With continued support, we will make further donations to the prison service, so we will ensure those prisoners, not because they were incarcerated we will forget about them. There are talents that we harness in the prison service as recognised by the person who was nominated.”Among the items donated were step machines, exercise bikes, punching bags, free weights with bars, exercise benches, boxing head gears, training gloves, push up bars, mouth guards and jockstraps. read more

Friendly Greeks make top 50

first_imgIf you were ever curious as to which is the friendliest nation towards tourists, there’s now a definitive answer. The World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2013 has gone to the trouble of rating 140 countries according to their attractiveness and ability to develop their travel and tourism industries. Buried deep in the mammoth 500 page report, is a measurement of the ‘attitude of a population toward foreign visitors’. Topping the list is Iceland, while our neighbours New Zealand came in at number two and Morocco third. Australia was a long way down at 27, and Greece came in at 37. Surprisingly sitting at number four was FYROM, and this time Greece beat Cyprus, who came in at 48. Interestingly, the top ten was not exclusive to one continent. Rather, every single continent made the top 10, showing that friendliness doesn’t discriminate. The ‘unfriendliest’ to tourists; Bolivia, Venuzuela, Russia and Kuwait. The TTCI also found that Australia and New Zealand rank 11th and 12th in the world in terms of global tourism competitiveness. In terms of cultural resources, Greece ranked 25th and 3rd in tourism infrastructure. The report also noted that Greece’s economic and political woes did hinder the overall score of 32. It was down by three points since 2011. Friendliest 1. Iceland 2. New Zealand 3. Morocco 4. FYROM 5. Austria 6. Senegal 7. Portugal 8. Bosnia and Herzegovina 9. Ireland 10. Burkina Faso Unfriendliest 1. Bolivia 2. Venezuela 3. Russian Federation 4. Kuwait 5. Latvia 6. Iran 7. Pakistan 8. Slovak Republic 9. Bulgaria 10. Mongolia Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

iPhone comment utiliser des notifications Push sur Sparrow

first_imgiPhone : comment utiliser des notifications “Push” sur Sparrow ?Disponible sur iPhone depuis quelques jours, l’application Sparrow ne dispose pas de la possibilité d’intégrer des notifications “Push”. Mais une astuce existe…Très populaire, le client mail Sparrow a débarqué sur iPhone il y a quelques jours. Et le succès a été immédiat, avec 60.000 téléchargements en France de l’application vendue 2,39 euros, prenant dans le même temps la deuxième place des applis les plus vendues aux États-Unis. À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Problème, explique, Apple a gardé des restrictions sur Sparrow, et notamment l’impossibilité de prévenir de l’arrivée de nouveaux messages par une notification “Push”.Il est pourtant possible de contourner cette interdiction, si vous possédez un smartphone jailbreaké, et ceci grâce à un simple tweak Cydia. Intitulé “Sparrow Push”, il est disponible gratuitement au téléchargement, et ne nécessite rien en matière de configuration de l’iPhone, si ce n’est un petit tour dans le menu “Réglages”. Le 21 mars 2012 à 19:30 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Gov Newsom signs vaccine bills aimed at fraudulent medical exemptions

first_img SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children’s vaccinations.The Democratic governor quietly acted less than an hour after lawmakers sent him changes he demanded as a condition of approving the bills, even as protesters outside his office chanted for him to veto the measures.Legislators approved the changes as protests by hundreds of emotional opponents boiled over, with dissenters delaying Senate debate for nearly two hours by shouting and pounding on walls and doors.Others were detained by police earlier while blocking entrances to the Capitol as lawmakers scrambled to act on bills before their scheduled adjournment on Friday.“This legislation provides new tools to better protect public health, and does so in a way that ensures parents, doctors, public health officials and school administrators all know the rules of the road moving forward,” Newsom said in a statement.Lawmakers sent Newsom the initial bill last week aimed at doctors who sell fraudulent medical exemptions. Democratic Sen. Richard Pan of San Francisco agreed to also carry follow-up legislation that, among other things, would give school children grace periods that could last several years on existing medical exemptions.The two bills are needed to “keep children safe from preventable diseases,” Pan said.The effort was co-sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the California Medical Association and the advocacy group Vaccinate California, all of which hailed their final approval.Protesters forced delays in both the Assembly and Senate. They unfurled an upside-down American flag from the Senate’s public gallery in a traditional signal of distress and chanted “My kids, my choice” and “We will not comply.”They later returned to the Assembly, where they continued shouting “Kill the bill” and “Protect our children” as lawmakers considered other legislation.Republicans in both chambers objected that there were no public committee hearings before the Assembly approved the measure with a 43-14 vote and the Senate followed on a 27-11 roll call.“This goes past vaccines and is again a major government overreach,” said Republican Assemblyman Devon Mathis of Visalia, adding that, “Our medically fragile children are what are at stake.”Newsom demanded a phase-out period for medical exemptions similar to one allowed when California eliminated personal belief vaccine exemptions in 2015. A kindergartener with an exemption could retain it through sixth grade, for instance, while a seventh grader could be exempted through high school.The companion bill also would allow officials to revoke any medical exemptions written by a doctor who has faced disciplinary action.The bill would make it clear that enforcement will start next year, meaning doctors who previously granted a high number of medical exemptions won’t face scrutiny.Republican Sen. John Moorlach of Costa Mesa grew emotional as he recalled a developmentally disabled cousin who died at a young age.“That’s what these people fear,” Moorlach said of protesters. “We’ve got to hit the pause button.”Republican Sen. Jeff Stone of Temecula asked protesters to “watch your democratic process with respect” after a shouting opponent was removed from the gallery by officers. BHe also said it is unfair to label dissenters as “extremists” and “antivaxers” when they are concerned about the health and welfare of their children.Several opponents of the bill were detained before the legislative session as they blocked entrances to the Capitol, including two women who briefly chained themselves to outside doorways.About 200 opponents earlier filled the hallway in front of the governor’s office, asking Newsom to veto both vaccine bills. They later chanted “Where is Newsom?” and “Veto the bill” from the Senate gallery before leaving when they were threatened with being arrested for an unlawful protest. Gov. Newsom signs vaccine bills aimed at fraudulent medical exemptions September 9, 2019 AP, Posted: September 9, 2019 AP Categories: California News, Health, Local San Diego News Tags: vaccine FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

AMMC Diversification is Magazine Medias Continuity Plan

first_imgIndustry leaders in the Reflect. React. Reveal. panel. (From left to right: Troy Young, Tom Harty, Bonnie Kintzer, Eric Zinczenko, Pam Wasserstein and moderator Linda Thomas Brooks)NEW YORK — Engaging audiences, diversifying distribution and customizing data were on the top of attendees’ minds at the MPA—the Association of Magazine Media’s 2019 American Magazine Media Conference on Tuesday.The event was held this year in the intimate Henry Luce Auditorium, named for the storied magazine publisher, at Meredith Corp.’s 225 Liberty Street offices in lower Manhattan, which was was previously Time Inc.’s headquarters. And while the audience was made up primarily of magazine media professionals, magazines were not talked about as much as you might expect.Tom Harty, the newly appointed chairperson of the MPA and president and CEO of Meredith Corp., opened the show by igniting the idea that magazine media brands are the original influencers, a theme that stayed prevalent in most of the day’s presentations and panels, including the first session, an interview with Martha Stewart.InStyle editor-in-chief Laura Brown began her discussion with Stewart talking about “the formula for relevance” and how Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings and her many other brand extensions have changed and expanded over the years as she figured out how to both modernize and monetize.“When I started the magazine, I remember clearly that when I mentioned the word synergy, it was a dirty word. And now, if you don’t believe in synergy and integrating your information into everything like TV, digital, online and everywhere, you can’t survive,” said Stewart.An original influencer herself, according to Brown, Stewart’s been able to engage audiences for decades from her 93 published books—of which, Stewart says 100th will be an autobiography—to her VH1 TV show with Snoop Dogg, “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party.”Her advice to the other magazine publishers in the audience is to embrace the industry disruptions: “As an early adapter of all things digital and technological, I think we just have to continue to do that and we never know what else is coming, but you should keep your eyes open and work within it. You can’t avoid it.” Left to right: Susan Goldberg, Joe Brown, Jane Francisco, Katrina vanden Heuvel and Michael Clinton“100 is the new 60.”During the Secrets of the Centenarians panel, the top editors from Popular Science, Good Housekeeping, The Nation and National Geographic, which Stewart says she modeled Martha Stewart Living‘s captions and photography off of, discussed how they’ve kept their 100-plus-year-old brands successful without becoming out-dated.“100 is the new 60,” moderator and Hearst’s president of marketing and publishing director Michael Clinton said as he introduced the session and poised the question, why is a century-old legacy an important tool to wield?“I think we have a great opportunity at National Geographic, as an iconic brand, to go from the reverence of the brand to the relevance of the brand,” said Susan Goldberg, editorial director of National Geographic Partners and editor-in-chief of National Geographic magazine. “We’ve been lucky that the things we’ve been covering for 131 years are things that people really care about now.”But part of Goldberg’s recipe for success within the 21st century, is clearly defining the wrongs of the magazine’s past in order to maintain the trust of all readers as well as continue growing audience engagement within new generations.“We did a package on race because the racial conversation in the United States has become so poignant,” she said. “But one of the things we had to do to do that credibly, I thought, was acknowledge our own very complicated past with race. We had to own that history over 100 years, and in a case like that, 100 years does matter, but then you can tell people what you’re doing now to change that.”For the other centenarian publishers, revenue diversification has been the backbone for continued growth, whether it’s through e-commerce and retail or tackling other forms of media, like television.“I think audience engagement for the people sitting up here continues to be our primary focus. But at the same time, we’re involved in a business where we try to convert that into revenue,” said Good Housekeeping‘s editor-in-chief Jane Francisco, who said that the GH brand was one of the first to the table for consumer advocacy, even pre-dating the FDA.Goldberg continued that even though National Geographic has the TV channel, a trips business and more, all of which she says support each other, being able to monetize digital is the problem they’re continuously working to solve.“I don’t think there is any shortage of audience that wants to read deep, rich, fact-based, science-based content. We can get those eyeballs. It’s how do we monetize those eyeballs on non-print platforms,” she says. “We’re seeing an enormous hockey stick of growth in revenue on those digital platforms, but it’s still not as profitable as it ultimately will need to be.”One specific lesson Joe Brown, Popular Science’s editor-in-chief, has learned during his time in the industry is that brands, especially ones with trans-generational audiences, no longer need to focus on bringing them all together in one location to achieve monetization.“I know there used to be this desire to drive everybody to your website, or when they’re on your website, drive those people to become subscribers to your magazine,” he said. “That’s not the case anymore, because when it comes to the digital platforms, we don’t know how the views are going to change tomorrow. So we have to be diversifying our ability to attract readers across all of digital.”Left to right: Karthic Bala, Tracy Heller, Alysia Borsa and moderator Andy Main, head of Deloitte DigitalAnticipating intent with data On the data-side of meeting readers on the platforms they engage the most on, Condé Nast’s chief data officer, Karthic Bala, and Meredith’s chief marketing and data officer, Alysia Borsa, discussed how they’re working to customize those platforms to the individual reader, and not just the broader generational and demographic identifiers that readers have been sorted under, in the Data and Consumer Trust panel.“I don’t want someone to just read something, I want them to take an action,” said Borsa.And to do this, she says Meredith has been experimenting with Artificial Intelligence in order to predict its readers’ intentions. So a 30-something year old female reader of Better Homes & Gardens, who’s known to be interested in gardening and cooking healthy recipes, may decide that it’s time to plan a vacation for her family, and Borsa says she wants Meredith to be right there to help her make those vacation decisions.“We want to be with them on that journey and then hone in on the moments where they’re going to take action,” said panelist Tracy Heller, the head of ecommerce and digital for jewelry designer David Yurman, a notion that both Bala and Borsa said applies in the magazine media industry.And in order to better support the user experience at Condé, Bala said that giving readers a unified experience, personalized to them across all of the company’s brands is a big priority for his team, especially now with the planned in implementation of paywalls.Re-engaging readers on social On Instagram, specifically, brands like Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Italian-based Freeda Media, have harnessed the data and engagement they’ve received from their millions of followers to find new ways of driving revenue.Head of brand marketing Negar Mohammad explained how Vogue used the Instagram Stories’ swipe-to-buy feature to reveal the September 2018 cover and link to the brand’s Amazon pre-order page, which ended up selling out the initial run of pre-orders sales in one day. Later, the swipe-to-buy feature was attached to a general magazine subscription sign-up page, and Mohammad said that 20 percent of Vogue’s total subscriptions were tied directly to their Instagram Stories ad.Elsewhere in the luxury media world, Bahram Akradi, CEO of the fitness, co-working and residential living company Life Time, talked about his decision to expand his brand into magazines in an interview with ESPN the Magazine editor-in-chief Alison Overholt. And ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff spoke about the need for credible journalism, particularly when unattributed information circulates on platforms such as Facebook and can lead to misinformed audiences.Later in the afternoon, Campbell Brown, global head of news partnerships at Facebook, addressed some of the issues that publishers are experiencing with audience engagement following the algorithm changes that “cracked down on clickbait.”“Facebook cannot be the entire solution of your problems,” she said, explaining that brands now built solely on the Facebook distribution will likely struggle. “We created the incentives that helped to create clickbait,” but the method of producing a short viral video won’t work anymore, says Brown. “We have cracked down on clickbait and cracked down on sensationalism. It’s not what people want to see.”A trend that Facebook is also working to support, but is still in the testing phase of, is working with publishers who have taken on  paywalls and subscription models. Brown says that this is the path she is seeing publishers go down now and says that her team has to be committed to supporting that.Leaning on brand loyalty Henry Winkler and Parent’s EIC Liz VaccarielloActor and author Henry Winkler’s session on legacy, lessons and longevity foreshadowed some of the themes in the last session, when he said, “Tenacity and gratitude get you where you need to be.”Working to secure and build on brand loyalty, CEOs and leaders from some of the top magazine media companies in the U.S. discussed the future the see for the industry and how building on audience engagement is a top priority.Trusted Media Brands’ Bonnie Kintzer, New York Media’s Pam Wasserstein, Bonnier Corp.’s Eric Zinczenko, Hearst Magazines’ Troy Young and Meredith’s Tom Harty all agreed that badge media was at the center of their brands’ individual successes, and by leveraging the close relationships that readers feel with individual magazines, they’re able to bring in new readers.“Badge media rings true,” said Zinczenko. “We have the data and research to prove that readers do define themselves by their passions and interests.” One example he gave of this is that at Bonnier, there are instances when the company has both the number one and the number two media brands within a vertical, like Cycle World and Motorcyclist within the motorcycle enthusiast space. “And I can tell you, badge media is taken very seriously because you can have two consumers who are passionate about the same thing, but they don’t want to be identified by the other brand in the vertical,” he said.Wasserstein closed out the session echoing the common thread throughout all of the day’s sessions, “Consumers are hungry for those trusted relationships and that’s on us to continue to take that very seriously.”last_img read more

Facebook tightens political ad rules ahead of 2020 election

first_img See it Now playing: Watch this: $155 at Google Express 2:56 “While the authorization process won’t be perfect, it will help us confirm the legitimacy of an organization and provide people with more details about who’s behind the ads they are seeing,” the company wrote in its blog post. Facebook last year rolled out new policies for all political ads following scrutiny over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The social network also created a publicly viewable election ad database, showing all of a given advertiser’s previous ads, the amount spent and the demographics the ads targeted. In addition to the stricter identification requirements, Facebook said Wednesday it’ll continue to make election-related updates over the coming months. These will include enhancements to the Ad Library, new Page requirements for national candidates and elected officials and expanding its policy to prohibit ads that discourage people from voting. Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) Tags $6 at Tidal Other Labor Day sales you should check out Best Buy: In addition to some pretty solid MacBook deals that have been running for about a week already, Best Buy is offering up to 40% off major appliances like washers, dryers and stoves. There are also gift cards available with the purchase of select appliances. See it at Best BuyDell: Through Aug. 28, Dell is offering an extra 12% off various laptops, desktops and electronics. And check back starting Aug. 29 for a big batch of Labor Day doorbusters. See it at DellGlassesUSA: Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 only, you can save 65% on all frames with promo code labor65. See it at GlassesUSALenovo: The tech company is offering a large assortment of deals and doorbusters through Labor Day, with the promise of up to 56% off certain items — including, at this writing, the IdeaPad 730S laptop for $700 (save $300).See it at LenovoLensabl: Want to keep the frames you already love and paid for? Lensabl lets you mail them in for new lenses, based on your prescription. From now through Sept. 2 only, you can save 20% on the blue light-blocking lens option with promo code BLOCKBLUE. See it at LensablSears: Between now and Sept. 7, you can save up to 40% on appliances (plus an additional 10% if you shop online), up to 60% on mattresses, up to 50% on Craftsman products and more. The store is also offering some fairly hefty cashback bonuses. See it at SearsMore to come! Note: This post was published previously and is continuously updated with new information.CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on tech products and much more. For the latest deals and updates, follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page, and find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. Politics Read Lenovo Smart Clock review $520 at HP I thought this might be a mistake, but, no, the weirdly named HP Laptop 15t Value is indeed quite the value at this price. Specs include an Intel Core i7 processor, 12GB of RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive and a 15.6-inch display. However, I strongly recommend paying an extra $50 to upgrade that display to FHD (1,920×1,080), because you’re not likely to be happy with the native 1,366×768 resolution. $999 Tags Share your voice $210 at Best Buy DJI’s answer to GoPro’s action cameras is rugged little model that’s shockproof, dustproof and waterproof down to 11 meters. It normally runs $350, but this deal drops it to $261 when you apply promo code 19LABOR10 at checkout. JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) Recently updated to include digital-photo-frame capabilities, the Lenovo Smart Clock brings Google Assistant goodness to your nightstand. It’s a little smaller than the Amazon Echo Show 5, but also a full $30 less (and tied with Prime Day pricing) during this Best Buy Labor Day sale. $999 Apple iPhone XS The Cheapskate An Echo Dot makes a fine match for any Fire edition TV, because you can use the latter to say things like, “Alexa, turn on the TV.” Right now, the 24-inch Insignia Fire TV Edition starts at just $100, while the 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV Editions is on sale for $130. Just add any Fire TV Edition to your cart, then add a third-gen Echo Dot, and presto: The latter is free. Comment See It Boost Mobile $999 $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) Sarah Tew/CNET See at Turo See at Amazon DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) $299 at Amazon Best Buy The problem with most entry-level laptops: They come with mechanical hard drives. That makes for a mighty slow Windows experience. This Lenovo model features a 128GB solid-state drive, so it should be pretty quick to boot and load software, even with its basic processor. Plus, it has a DVD-burner! That’s not something you see in many modern laptops, especially at this price. $999 Turo Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) See Itcenter_img Read DJI Osmo Action preview 1 Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) Turo: Save $30 on any car rental Sarah Tew/CNET Sprint Read the AirPods review Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) Formerly known as the Google Home Hub, Google’s Nest Hub packs a wealth of Google Assistant goodness into a 7-inch screen. At $59, this is within a buck of the best price we’ve seen. It lists for $129 and sells elsewhere in the $89-to-$99 range.This is one item of many available as part of eBay’s Labor Day Sale (which, at this writing, doesn’t specifically mention Labor Day, but that’s how it was pitched to us). Mark Zuckerberg Facebook,I’m shocked — shocked! — to learn that stores are turning Labor Day into an excuse to sell stuff. Wait — no, I’m not. As much as I respect the original intent of the holiday (which became official back in 1894), to most of us, it’s just a bonus day off — one that’s blissfully tacked onto a weekend. So, yeah, stores; go ahead, run your sales. I’m listening. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Labor Day doesn’t bring out bargains to compete with the likes of Black Friday (which will be here before you know it), but there are definitely some sales worth your time.For example:We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day mattress deals.We’ve also gathered the best Labor Day laptop deals at Best Buy.Be sure to check out Amazon’s roughly three dozen Labor Day deals on TVs and audio. Google Express is having a big sale as well, one that includes deals on game consoles, AirPods, iPhones, laptops and more.Below I’ve rounded up a handful of individual items I consider to be the cream of the crop, followed by a handy reference guide to other Labor Day sales. Keep in mind, of course, that products may sell out at any time, even if the sale itself is still running. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays Spotify and most other streaming services rely on compressed audio, which robs the listener of full fidelity. Enter Tidal, the only “major” service that delivers lossless audio — meaning at least on par with CD quality, if not better. Want to see (er, hear) the difference for yourself? Grab this excellent extended trial while you can. It’s just $6 for three months, and it’s good for up to six listeners. Share your voice Want to post an election-related ad on Facebook? There are new requirements you’ll have to meet. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook says it’s taking more steps to protect the 2020 US elections, including stricter identification requirements for people and organizations running political or issue ads. This comes after a “number of cases” in which advertisers tried to include misleading disclaimers about who was paying for an ad, the social network said in a blog post on Wednesday.Starting next month, advertisers will be required to provide more information — like street address, Federal Election Commission ID number, or a government or business email that matches their website domain — to prove the identify of their organization before Facebook will review and approve their “Paid for by” disclaimer. Ads that don’t provide the additional information by mid-October will be paused, Facebook said. This info will be made available in Facebook’s public ad library. Turo is kind of like Uber meets Airbnb: You borrow someone’s car, but you do all the driving. 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Govt may grant retrospective green clearance to noncompliant projects seeks public response

first_imgIn a move that is likely to cause uproar among environmentalists, the government has brought back the proposal to grant retrospective green clearance if developers compensate for environmental damages caused so far. Government has sought feedback from the public on the proposal for ongoing industrial projects, which otherwise required clearance under the Environmental Impact Assessment norms, reported Mint.The notification says the ministry’s Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) or the State EAC will refer non-compliant projects to an expert group which will come up with a blueprint containing environmental damage assessment and improvement provisions. The project developers are required to cooperate and implement the provisions under the supervision of the expert group.Critics of the move say the proposal defeats the logic of environmental protection laws. “It puts faith in a party which has already violated the law assuming that the same will not happen again if an ESP is prepared as per the proposed procedure. None of the court judgements mandate such a perverse solution to the problem of non-compliance,” Kranthi Kohli of the Centre for Policy Research was quoted as saying by Mint.The idea of retrospective green clearance is, however, not new as the UPA government had earlier come up with a retrospective clearance proposal in 2010. The National Green Tribunal had squashed the ministry’s order based on a petition which cited that the order disregards the legal authority vested in the Environmental Protection Act, 1986, according to an earlier Business Standard report.Unlike the previous office order annulled by NGT, the current proposal is a “formal notification under the law,” the environment ministry was quoted as saying by Smart Investor.There could be around 400 projects without clearances, a minister under conditions of anonymity told Mint.The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has put up the draft proposal dated May 10 online for public comments within two months.last_img read more

Tourism NSW turns to India to Spice up winter

first_imgAs part of a new initiative to attract wealthy Indian travelers to Sydney, Tourism NSW will be investing AUD$85,000 in two new campaigns.According to Tourism NSW general manager Lyndel Gray India is one of the fastest growing tourism markets for Australia and is expecting visitor numbers to increase from 125,000 in 2009 to 318,000 by 2020 which represents an average of 8.9percent growth.“Sydney and regional NSW have significant appeal for Indian travelers, many of whom are here for study or to visit family and friends who are working or studying in the state”“In 2010 alone we saw an increase on the previous year of around 18.4percent in the number of overnight visitors from India to NSW, who injected more than AUD$185million into the NSW economy, an average spend of around AUD$2,825 per visitor,” Ms Lyndel Gray said.Tourism NSW is working with Tourism Australia, Qantas Airlines and India’s travel websites, Make My Trip on a print and online campaign.As well as a major print advertorial and magazine campaign in collaboration with Mercury travel will run in India including Mumbai and Delhi.The campaign is targeting Indian families, first-time experience seekers and the internet savvy to choose Sydney as their holiday destination during the winter months. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: S.Plast_img read more

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first_imgDecember 21, 2004 Agriculture department works on the fence that surrounds the Arcosanti site. Crew members Mark Whigham, Camila Jolda and manager Scott Dolan. [Photo:Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa] Cows and wild antelope frequently break through the fence. [Photo:Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa] State land around the Arcosanti property is leased to a local rancher to graze cows. [Photo:Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa] center_img Crops in the Arcosanti gardens provide tempting delicacies in this harsh desert environment. [Photo:Yuki Yanagimoto & text: sa]last_img

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first_imgA 35-year-old man from Larnaca held on suspicion of kidnapping two 11-year-old boys from school was remanded in custody for eight days on Wednesday during a closed-doors hearing that lasted about 15 minutes.The suspect, who appeared in court without a lawyer, was escorted by a strong police force.He was arrested on Tuesday at around 2.30pm at his flat in the Kamares area where police also found the two boys who had been taken from their school earlier in the day. The man had been given up by a neighbour following the huge search by police and the public after the news broke that the boys had been taken.Police seized various items from the flat, including computers, which will undergo forensic examination.Police chief Zaharias Chrysostomou said the suspect has given a statement admitting the offences. The boys were examined by doctors who did not find any signs of abuse.“He has given a voluntary statement, he had admitted committing the offences,” the chief said. “What I can tell you with certainty is that … there is no physical abuse.”The suspect claimed he planned to hold the boys to ransom but police were investigating all other possibilities.“What I can say at this moment is that we are on a very good course,” he said, adding that he could not divulge any details relating to the investigation.Chrysostomou said the reason the hearing was held behind closed doors was to protect the children.The chief said no instructions have been given for additional patrols outside schools. He said there were measures that could be put in place to raise security but that was something they would discuss with the education ministry.Chrysostomou added, however, that maybe the state should rethink provisions regarding security cameras which are banned from recording in public areas.“Apart from security cameras, there are many other measures that can be taken but allow me to propose them if the ministry asks,” he said.The two boys were taken from their school at 7.40am before the start of the school day on Tuesday.The kidnapper pretended to be a new teacher at the school and asked a group of boys for help to carry some books. The two boys, who are friends, volunteered. The issue was brought to light 45 minutes later when the two boys failed to show up for class.Footage from a security camera near the suspect’s house showed the boys following him on foot, apparently with no sign of coercion.News of the incident sparked a massive search operation by the police, who used a helicopter and stepped up searches at crossing points with the north and ports and airports.The news also mobilised the public who shared the photos of the boys and the description of the suspect thousands of times on social media.The suspect and the boys were found in the man’s apartment after police received a call from a member of the public.The witness told police that they saw a vehicle matching the description given by authorities and that they saw a man changing the licence plates on it a few days ago.The two boys were taken to Larnaca general hospital after they were removed from the apartment where doctors conducted clinical and lab tests, and determined that they were in good health.The 35-year-old man was detained by police in his apartment near the school for five hours while authorities conducted investigations in his home and on his computer. He was later transferred to a police holding cell.The suspect had no criminal record nor any previous run-ins with police.You May LikeUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoAngels And EntrepreneursRobert Herjavec Announce Venture Could Make You RichAngels And EntrepreneursUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoIsraeli rape suspects freed, woman who alleged assault arrested (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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where "humanity is replaced with hatred and people are crushed and left to die".” according to the BBC. police said. But quite rarely does he put himself into the perfect spot and in time. which in turn produce aviation fuel and other products, He helped to formulate global biodiversity strategies as part of the U. Getty Images No one was in the office when the incident took place. it’s a combination of that — of both. We welcome outside contributions. He expressed delight that young people are returning to the farms and reaffirmed the Federal government’s commitment to implement policies to promote agriculture. Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has addressed the state following his defeat in Tuesday’s primary Ambode lost the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary to Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was the anointed aspirant of the party’s National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Sanwo-Olu polled 970851 votes while Ambode had 72 901 votes In a short address on Wednesday the Governor congratulated Sanwo-Olu thanked Tinubu and the elders of the party He also promised to ensure smooth transition and work with the party while still in office “APC is a great party and the interests of our beloved State must always supercede that of any person or group It is in this regard that I wholeheartedly congratulate the winner of the Lagos State APC Primaries Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and urge all Lagosians to immediately support our party’s gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 elections and work for the success of our dear party “As Governor I will do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition in the remaining period of this administration and ultimately to the new Governor come May 2019 “I wish to use this opportunity to thank our national leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the leadership of our great party at state and national levels all party faithfuls and all Lagosians” part of his statement read Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Tuesday alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has devised another sinister plot to disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters in areas considered as strongholds of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) A statement he personally signed said the APC was working in collaboration with some unscrupulous elements in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to delete not less than 40 percent names from the Voter Register using the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) as a decoy and targeting Ado Ekiti the State capital and Ikere Ekiti where the PDP candidate comes from He said: “The APC did not stop at this; they are currently distributing fake Empowerment Forms and cash to unsuspecting electorate using a phony organisation with the aim of deactivating Voters Cards thereby disenfranchising thousands of voters “They are also putting pressure on INEC to use Incident Forms as alternative to the Smart Card Readers so as to be able rig the July 14 election “It should be noted that Incident Forms not used during the Anambra election is being contemplated in Ekiti The question is; what has changed “To heighten their game the APC in collaboration with INEC are planning to heavily preload the Smart Card Readers and also release ballot papers to their members for ballot stuffing to justify the preload “The whole world is therefore placed on alert on the desperate bid of the APC to circumvent the will of Ekiti people at all cost not minding the danger it portends for democracy in the country “We are raising this alarm to save this country from major consequences in the buildup to the 2019 general elections because the planned rigging of the Ekiti State election will serve as a prelude to their planned rigging of the elections which is capable of plunging the country into avoidable anarchy”

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“Before the war is ignited, "He said, The Saraki-led Sanate had, and to rehabilitate women who have been in the sex trade rather than imprison them. TIME: Looking back, I now picture myself as doing that. And, Jugelé’s civil partner, Sometimes those protests have indicated a split in ideology within the dominant party; that’s what happened in 1968 when a Nixon elector instead voted for George Wallace, and the Wall Street Journal breaks it down in its own way.
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