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Libya UN chief welcomes formation of new interim Government

“The Secretary-General wishes the new interim Government every success in addressing the numerous challenges facing Libya in this transitional period, including the crucial issues of national reconciliation, public security, human rights protection, and the resumption of basic services to the Libyan people,” said a statement issued by his spokesperson.Mr. Ban reiterated United Nations commitment to fully supporting the new Government and the Libyan people, in accordance with its mandate as stipulated in a Security Council resolution.He said the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), under the leadership of the Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Ian Martin, will continue to work closely with the interim Government and the National Transitional Council (NTC) as they move towards building “a modern, peaceful, democratic and prosperous Libya.”The NTC declared the full liberation of Libya on 23 October, more than eight months after the start of the popular uprising against the regime of long-time ruler Colonel Muammar al-Qadhafi.Mr. Qadhafi, who had been on the run as his regime collapsed, was captured by then opposition fighters on 20 October and killed. 23 November 2011Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the formation of the new interim Government in Libya and congratulated Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib and members of his cabinet. read more

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Security Council decides to maintain timber sanctions on Liberia

In a statement to the press, Council President Fayssal Mekdad of Syria said the 15-nation body had been briefed today on recent reports submitted by Secretary-General Kofi Annan and its own the expert panel on Liberia on the possible humanitarian and socio-economic impact of the timber sanctions that went into effect on 7 July.Mr. Mekdad said Council members welcomed the two reports that provided a preliminary, though useful, assessment of the possible humanitarian and socio-economic impact of timber sanctions and noted that the conflict in Liberia during the reporting period made it difficult to obtain an accurate assessment that would enable the Council to decide how best to minimize that effect.”In the context of the rapidly evolving, yet fragile, situation in Liberia,” Mr. Mekdad said, “the members of the Council considered that it was premature to draw definitive conclusions regarding the timber sanctions and their possible impact.” He added that Council members agreed that the concern over the possible use of timber revenues to fuel the conflict in violation of the Security Council resolutions remained valid and, hence, the need to maintain the timber sanctions for the time being.”At the same time, members stressed that the timber sanctions should not lead to a deterioration of the humanitarian situation,” he said, adding that the Council underscored two priority areas – improvement in the security situation and the need for increased humanitarian assistance.”Members of the Council also recognized the important role that a well-managed and transparent timber industry could play in Liberia’s rebuilding and long-term development, and the need to adequately assist the Government of Liberia in that regard,” the Council President said.The members were of the view that the developments in Liberia in the coming weeks and months would be of direct relevance to the Council’s review of the sanctions regime on Liberia, according to Mr. Mekdad.”Once the situation stabilizes in Liberia, the Council would be better placed to consider the issue of timber sanctions and the various possible options for minimizing any impact,” Mr. Mekdad said, stressing that the members also underlined the importance of a review and monitoring arrangement to assess the progress with regard to the desired transition of the timber industry and the need to keep track of the possible impact of the timber sanctions.Finally, he said the Council had welcomed recent positive developments in Liberia, but noted with serious concern the human rights situation and the reports of renewed fighting in some areas, and urged all Liberian parties to the conflict to fully abide by the ceasefire agreement and the comprehensive peace plan signed on 18 August. read more

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Canadas wealthiest – the Top 100 – announced Thursday

TORONTO, Ont — Canadian Business announced the top 100 wealthiest Canadians, Thursday, many of which saw their net worth grow this year. The magazine said the Rich 100 broke a number of their own records, including the collective net worth, which is now above $200-billion. Eighty-six of the 100 individuals and families saw their net worth rise this year, with the remaining 14 per cent experiencing declines. The Thomson Family of Thomson Reuters fame took the top spot with a net worth of $20-billion, down 5.7 per cent over the year, Galen Weston of George Weston Limited, Loblaws and Holt Renfrew stood second with $8.2-billion, while the Irving Family of New Brunswick ranked third with $8-billion and the Rogers Family fell into fourth with $6.4-billion. The founder of Lululemon made the biggest move in the top 10 with a net gain of 23-percent to $3.5-billion. Meanwhile, the number of billionaires on the list increased to 69. Click here to view the full list of the Top 100 Richest Canadians. Canadian Business magazine|canadians|top 100|wealthy by News Staff Posted Nov 22, 2012 2:58 pm MDT Canada’s wealthiest – the Top 100 – announced, Thursday AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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No new Ebola cases reported in most of Liberia counties over past

The three regions that are still reporting new cases in Liberia include Grand Cape Mount, Margibi and Montserrado, a UN spokesman told reporters in New York this afternoon. Farhan Haq also said that according to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone all reported their lowest weekly total of new cases in months. Guinea reported its lowest weekly total of new cases since 17 of August 2014. Liberia has had no confirmed cases nationally for the final two days of the week ending the 11th of January 2015. And Sierra Leone has recorded its lowest total of new cases since 31 August 2014. The spokesperson also said that UNMEER was welcoming these new developments as ‘very good’ progress but was also cautioning all involved in the fight against the virus to remain on high alert and continue the high intensity of response efforts. Additionally, over the weekend, WHO, UNMEER and the Malian Government declared Mali free from active Ebola transmission. read more

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Winterwatch goes wild and heads for the Highlands

Ms Edwards admitted that they  would not have any real idea of which animals will star in the show until they began filming in the Scottish wilderness.“So much depends on the type of winter and spring the wildlife has endured,” she said. “Some animals will do amazingly well and some won’t.”The BBC team has experienced snow, hurricanes and balmy temperatures during its previous filming in Scotland.The team will start planning meetings tomorrow (MON) and will begin filming in late December, staking out locations as they work out which animals will provide the best footage.Around 80 people will be involved in producing Winterwatch, including the local partners and wildlife experts who help the BBC team get the best shots.They will work through incredibly long days, starting at 7.30am and filming late into the night as some of the best action occurs after dark. Ms Edwards said: “I’m really excited about it. When you are in one place for a year you get to know the surroundings and the habitats very well, it’s a more immersive experience.”“Around 70 per cent of the area is deemed of international importance so you couldn’t have a better location.”This year was the first time the show based itself in one location for all three seasons, filming the farmland, birds and countryside of Gloucestershire for Winterwatch, Springwatch and Autumnwatch.Ms Edwards said: “We had never done countryside, we normally do reserves which are managed but we wanted to film in a part of the countryside where anyone can go.”Michaela Strachan said: “I’m so excited to be going to the Cairngorms for Winterwatch. It’s such a stunning place. Full of wildlife, dramatic, wild and very, very cold! The wildlife always delivers from Golden Eagles to Mountain Hares, Wild Cats to Black Grouse, Ptarmigan, Pine Marten, Red Squirrel, Water Vole, Otter. The Highlands have a wonderful diversity of wildlife and habitats. It’s one of those places in the UK where you can really connect with the natural environment.”Chris Packham said: “Scotland – land of the brave, home of the wild and hope for the UK’s wildlife. This is the happening zone in conservation and home to the most amazing diversity of sexy species. I can’t wait”. Snow-covered landscape in the Cairngorms, in the Scottish Highland Winterwatch viewers will be transported directly into the habitats of one of the wildest places in the UK, when the BBC team relocates to the Cairngorms.In a vast contrast to the rolling countryside of the Cotswolds, where the show was based throughout 2018, producers are hoping to capture the residents of Scotland’s snow-capped mountains, ancient forests, raging rivers and deep, silent lochs.Presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke will host the next series of the show in the depths of winter in one of the toughest places in the country for animals, watching as they adapt to get through this toughest of seasons.Rosemary Edwards, the executive producer, told the Sunday Telegraph: “We wanted to do something completely different. We wanted to go as wild as we could in the UK. A lot of people don’t know how wild parts of Scotland are and to me, this is one of the wildest places you can visit in the UK.“It’s so remote, it’s in the mountainous region, surrounded by the largest amount of pine forests dating back almost to the the Ice Age, the landscape is epic. It’s very, very different to last year and we have never spent a year in the wild.” Snow-covered landscape in the Cairngorms, in the Scottish HighlandCredit:PA Two wildlife cameramen with long lenses will bury themselves in hides around the clock while two or three camera will be placed in habitats and monitored 24 hours a day by a team of young zoologists and filmmakers working in shifts who hit record the moment there is any action.The team will be on location for around a week before the four days of live shows. Gillian Burke said: “I cannot wait to get going and bring the best of British wildlife from our new home in the Cairngorms! Brace yourselves for a truly wild Winterwatch!” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

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Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court as bail hearing postponed

first_imgA COURT WILL hear Oscar Pistorius’s bail application next Tuesday.The hearing was postponed today to give the defence team and the State more time to gather evidence. Both sides agreed to the delay.Magistrate Desmond Nair also ruled that cameras would not be allowed to film the proceedings.At the start of today’s hearing, the Paralympian broke down in tears with one local reporter stating he ‘sobbed uncontrollably’. The emotion came after an initial state of calm confidence, according to witnesses.When he entered the box he was visibly shaking and the judge told him to “calm down…you need to relax”.Pistorius had his head bowed as the charge was read out. He stands accused of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of St Valentine’s Day.She was shot four times in the upper body and head with a 9mm pistol.It is understood that Pistorius will remain in custody until the hearing on Tuesday, 19 February. He will be held in a police station cell and not prison. The athlete’s lawyers asked for him to be kept in a police cell because of the high-profile nature of the case but the magistrate expressed concern this would be showing preferential treatment. However, the State did not oppose the arrangement.In an important revelation, prosecutors made it clear they were going to pursue a pre-meditated murder charge.According to eNCA, the sprinter cried and “his whole body reacted” on hearing that news.“The State isn’t buying any suggestion that this killing was an accident,” the station’s reporter added.On the other side, the defence has asked for a schedule five, and not schedule six, application. For a Schedule 6 offence, the accused has to give evidence to satisfy the court that exceptional circumstances exist in which the interests of justice permit his release. For a Schedule 5 offence, the accused has to present evidence to satisfy the court that the interests of justice permit his release.Oscar Pistorius’ brother Carl outside the Boschkop police station. (Image: Kobus van Rensburg/EMPICS Entertainment)The Pretoria court room was packed with members of the public and media personnel today.Dressed in a dark blue suit and covering his face, the 26-year-old was surrounded by family when being escorted from Boschkop police station.The athlete became the first amputee to compete in the Olympics at London 2012 having previously enjoyed significant success at the Paralympic Games.He won gold in the 4×400 relay at the most recent Paralympic event in London last year.A congenital condition meant he had to have both legs amputated below the knee before he was aged one. Last year he was named by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people.Earlier: Oscar Pistorius arrives in court to face girlfriend murder chargeslast_img read more

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Greek premier promises tax cuts security

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram In the final straight of campaigning ahead of critical snap elections on Sunday, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Monday promised tax cuts and cast New Democracy as the safe choice for Greece opposite an inconsistent SYRIZA.In a speech before the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry last night, Samaras said an ND administration would gradually reduce the corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 25 percent and scale back a unified property tax (ENFIA), starting with a 7 percent cut this year. He lashed out at SYRIZA for a lack of clarity on tax pledges – he claimed the leftists would impose a “barrage of taxes” despite their claims to the contrary – and slammed the party’s plans to rehire sacked civil servants and reverse privatizations.SYRIZA officials, for their part, insisted the party would introduce a fair tax system and crack down on large-scale evaders along with corruption.Meanwhile, amid speculation about potential alliances, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos told Italian newspaper La Stampa he could work with SYRIZA’s leader. “Tsipras is like Harry Potter but if necessary we will cooperate with them,” he said.Rhetoric sharpened in both the SYRIZA and New Democracy camps as the latest opinion poll, carried out by the University of Macedonia for Skai, showed the leftists widening their lead over ND to 5.5 points, garnering 33.5 percent compared to 27 percent for ND. To Potami ranks third with 7.5 percent followed by Golden Dawn and the Communist Party (KKE) with 5.5 percent each.As SYRIZA pushes its anti-austerity agenda while insisting that Greece’s position in the eurozone and solvency are not under threat, the country’s international creditors issued fresh warnings.German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped Greeks would “vote responsibly” and that the principle of “solidarity in exchange for reforms” would apply, referring to the insistence of creditors that Greek authorities pursue a tough economic program in exchange for rescue loans.European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici struck a similar tone on Monday, telling a seminar at the Bruegel economic think tank that eurozone integrity is not at threat. “We don’t fear what will happen in the Greek elections on Sunday. We are prepared for all kinds of scenarios in Greece,” he said.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, for his part, stressed that any new government in Greece “will have to respect commitments already made and stay the course of reform and fiscal responsibility.”Meanwhile the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, warned of “consequences” if European countries seek to restructure their debts – a stated priority of leftist SYRIZA. “As a principle, collective endeavors are welcome but at the same time a debt is a debt and it is a contract,” Lagarde told The Irish Times in an interview when questioned about SYRIZA’s calls for a European debt conference. “Defaulting, restructuring, changing the terms has consequences on the signature and the confidence in the signature,” Lagarde said.Source: Kathimerinilast_img read more

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Australias immigration levels hit record highs for 2018

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Australia’s population growth pace of 1.6 per cent is the highest in the developed world, and is double that of the United States and United Kingdom.The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures had forecast that the country’s population wouldn’t reach between 23.5 and 26.4 million until 2051, however in reached the 25 million milestone in August last year.New ABS figures show that permanent migration levels have soared to record highs with 832,560 permanent migrants deciding to call Australia home in 2018, a 7.1 per cent increase from 2017 that had also set a record with a 539,000 intake.  Net migration is 291,250 – the highest in four and a half years.New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) analysis, released last week, shows that in 2016 half of the 1.5 million temporary residents in Australia were living in Sydney (27 per cent) and Melbourne (24 per cent) with a further 14 per cent calling Brisbane home.The new figures were released just three months after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a former immigration minister, had promised to reduce the immigration intake and also improve the way in which population growth is managed in the country. However, as treasurer before taking on the role of Prime Minister, Mr Morrison had stressed that population growth had also “played a key role in our economic success”. last_img read more

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Alleged indecent exposure leads to arrest

first_imgVancouver police on Thursday evening arrested a man on suspicion of indecent exposure outside Marshall Community Park.Alan F. Wahl, 54, of Vancouver was booked into the Clark County Jail on suspicion of indecent exposure and resisting arrest, said Kim Kapp, Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman.James M. Smith Sr. said he spotted Wahl sitting in a red sedan outside the park masturbating with a blanket over his lap. Smith, who takes his 9- and 13-year-old boys to the park on a daily basis, called 911 to report the incident.“My first instinct was to go kick in his door,” Smith said. “I’m glad I didn’t do that in hindsight.”Vancouver police Officer Brian Ruder arrived and, once he verified what was going on, tried to get Wahl out of the car, Kapp said. Ruder eventually pulled the man out of the vehicle, and the man was handcuffed after officers used a Taser device. Two other officers responded.Wahl was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a scrape to the head, Kapp said, and then taken to jail.Around 30 kids and 12 parents were in the park at the time, according to police reports.Smith said he’s seen some strange activity in the park but nothing like that. “It was a very sick feeling,” he said of the situation. He said he’s glad police were able to respond and added that he’ll be vigilant in the future.“Our park will be safe this weekend, that’s for sure,” he said.last_img read more

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Monroe Police searching for man found unconscious who escaped hospital

first_imgKEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) – Police need the public’s help locating a suspect on the run in the Florida Keys.According to Monroe County Police, a warrant was issued for the arrest of 40-year-old William Stokes, a man who was found unresponsive behind the wheel of a car, near Key West, over the weekend.Inside the vehicle they found cocaine, marijuana and heroin, along with a large amount of cash.After being transported to a hospital for treatment, Stokes took off on foot and has been missing ever since.If you have any information on his whereabouts, call Monroe County Crime Stoppers at 800-346-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Borough Urges Army Corps To Consider the Economic Impacts To The Bear

first_imgThe deadline for submitting comments about the draft EIS is July 1. The Corps will consider all comments received by that date before finalizing the document and making a permit decision. To date, about 8,400 public comments have been uploaded to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement website with more incoming, according to a release from the Corps. The Army Corps of Engineers (“ACE”) Draft Environmental Impact Statement does not address the potential economic impacts to these existing local jobs and economy, according to Dunne. Mike Heatwole VP Public Affairs, Pebble Partnership: “Some of the top line findings that we have been talking about heavily focus on the fact that the project would not heavily impact either Bristol Bay or the Cook Inlet.”  Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will look at a resolution at their meeting on Tuesday that asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider the economic impacts to the bear viewing industry in regards to the Pebble Mine. The resolution is on the consent agenda for the borough assembly meeting on Tuesday, June 18, at 6pm. The resolution was sponsored by Assemblymember Willy Dunne who wrote in a memo to the assembly, the Pebble transportation corridor and export facility proposed to be sited in lower Cook Inlet would be located in the heart of large concentrations of brown bears, an area which bear viewing businesses depend upon for their livelihood.last_img read more

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Study of W Hydrae suggests condensed aluminum oxide dust plays key role

first_imgHigh spatial resolution images of AlO and 29SiO molecules around W Hya observed with ALMA. AlO molecules were only observed within three stellar radii (Rstar) whereas 29SiO was distributed in the accelerated wind beyond 5 Rstar without significant depletion.This strongly suggests that condensed aluminum oxide dust plays a key role in accelerating the stellar wind and in preventing the efficient formation of silicate dust around W Hydrae. Credit: Aki Takigawa © 2017 Citation: Study of W Hydrae suggests condensed aluminum oxide dust plays key role in accelerating stellar wind (2017, November 2) retrieved 18 August 2019 from High spatial resolution image of AlO and 29SiO molecules around W Hydrae observed with ALMA. Colors show emissions from AlO molecules (red) and 29SiO molecules and the star (yellow). Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Takigawa et al. Journal information: Science Advances High spatial resolution image of AlO and 29SiO molecules around W Hydrae observed with ALMA. Colors show emissions from AlO molecules (red) and 29SiO molecules and the star (yellow). Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Takigawa et al. Schematic illustration of dust formation and wind acceleration around W Hya. Aluminum oxide dust, which grows and piles up in the inner dust shell, and partially condensed silicate dust trigger the acceleration of the wind, which suppresses silicate formation around an aluminum oxide–rich star, W Hya. Credit: Aki Takigawa As scientists look to the stars to understand the nature of the universe, they also seek answers regarding universal origins. The Big Bang, theory, for example, suggests how things might have started, but what processes led to the creation of atoms, for example? In this new effort, the researchers believe they may have found a source: W Hydrae, a star that is part of the Hydrae constellation and is classified as an asymptotic giant branch (AGB) star—stars that are still evolving and are in the low to medium mass size. W Hydrae has approximately nine times the mass of our sun and is a popular object of study due to its brightness. Scientists have come to believe that the study of AGBs might offer clues regarding how the elements were created.Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array of telescopes, the researchers observed W Hydrae, one of the brightest stars as seen from Earth. The researchers found evidence of aluminum oxide dust in its outer shell—within three “stellar radii.” The presence of the dust, the researchers suggest, might be a driver of stellar wind and perhaps a means of synthesizing atoms. In their theory, the aluminum oxide grows into grains and aggregates in the dust shell. The aggregates move more when struck by light from the star. As they move away from the star, they encounter silicate dust and continue to move away from the star, causing the stellar wind (the continues flow of charged particles emitted from the star) to pick up. As part of this process, atoms such as silicon and oxygen may be formed. They also suggest the process prevents silicate dust from forming efficiently around the star.center_img More information: Aki Takigawa et al. Dust formation and wind acceleration around the aluminum oxide–rich AGB star W Hydrae, Science Advances (2017). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao2149AbstractDust grains, formed around asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars, are accelerated by stellar radiation to drive stellar winds, which supply freshly synthesized nuclides to the Galaxy. Silicate is the dominant dust species in space, but ~40% of oxygen-rich AGB stars are thought to have comparable amounts of aluminum oxide dust. Dust formation and the wind-driving mechanism around these oxygen-rich stars, however, are poorly understood. We report on the spatial distributions of AlO and 29SiO molecules around an aluminum oxide–rich M-type AGB star, W Hydrae, based on observations obtained with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array. AlO molecules were only observed within three stellar radii (Rstar), whereas 29SiO was distributed in the accelerated wind beyond 5 Rstar without significant depletion. This strongly suggests that condensed aluminum oxide dust plays a key role in accelerating the stellar wind and in preventing the efficient formation of silicate dust around W Hydrae. Schematic illustration of dust formation and wind acceleration around W Hya. Aluminum oxide dust, which grows and piles up in the inner dust shell, and partially condensed silicate dust trigger the acceleration of the wind, which suppresses silicate formation around an aluminum oxide–rich star, W Hya. Credit: Aki Takigawa Explore further (—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has found evidence showing that condensed aluminum oxide dust surrounding the star W Hydrae plays a key role in accelerating the stellar wind. In their paper published on the open access site Science Advances, the team describes their study of the star and the gases that surround it. ALMA spots possible formation site of icy giant planet 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

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Editor Judge throws the book at UK media

first_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Sponsored Stories Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help Comments   Share   LONDON (AP) – The editor of a U.K. newspaper says he fears that the senior judge tasked with investigating Britain’s scandal-tarred press is preparing to deliver a scathing indictment of the industry.The Independent’s Chris Blackhurst told BBC radio that documents he’d recently received from Lord Justice Brian Leveson were so harshly worded he was shocked.Leveson was charged with investigating Britain’s media in the wake of the phone hacking scandal, which exposed widespread illegal behavior across the industry. Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion projectcenter_img The judge has promised to give confidential warnings to anyone he might criticize in his final report. Leveson’s recommendations aren’t binding but will likely have a major impact on Britain’s media landscape.No date is set for the report’s release, but Blackhurst said Wednesday the warning he’d seen “throws the book at the industry.”(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like Top holiday drink recipes Top Stories last_img read more

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Obama Greece must undertake reforms in bailout standoff

first_img The vital role family plays in society ELMAU, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Greek government must undertake economic reforms that will require tough political choices to resolve a standoff over an international bailout and protect global financial markets.He also said that international community needs to recognize “the extraordinary challenges” that Greece faces.Greece is facing a crushing debt and has been negotiating with creditors to release the remaining funds in its international bailout. The International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission are overseeing Greece’s bailout. The country’s prime minister, Alexis Tsipras (TSEE’-prahs) said Friday that proposals put forth by its creditors were an unpleasant surprise.Obama said Greece needs to satisfy creditors and help revive the Greek economy.Obama comments Monday in Germany came at the close of a two-day international summit.Copyright © 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 Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility US President Barack Obama speaks to media during a bilateral meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during the G-7 summit in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Top Stories New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Comments   Share   Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Sponsored Stories last_img read more

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Patagonia Camp recognized as one of the top resorts in Chile

first_imgPatagonia Camp recognized as one of the top resorts in ChilePatagonia Camp recognized as one of the top resorts in ChilePatagonia Camp, Chile’s “glamping” destination, has been included in this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Located in the bucket-list destination of Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia Camp came in at number 13 in the best resorts in South America.The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”Patagonia Camp is an “eco-first” destination in a private reserve. Guests stay in one of it 20 luxury yurts, each decorated in regional style and offering an extremely detailed-oriented glamping experience unique in the area, including a spa-like decorated en-suite and a private balcony overlooking the horns of the Torres del Paine massif and Toro Lake.Guests of Patagonia Camp are encouraged to take advantage of the destination’s hours of daylight to embark on one of the many excursions, both general and private, offered by the property in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve of Torres del Paine National Park, including the famed “W” trail.Tours vary in difficulty, and guides always accompany visitors. Guests can hike to the base of the Tower, visit the Salto Grande, walk along the beach in front of Grey Glacier or paddle a kayak through its colossal blue and white icebergs.One of the most popular activities is the wildlife-watching in Torres del Paine National Park. During this hike, visitors will see majestic condors wheeling in the pristine skies overhead as foxes, huemul (Andean deer) and llama-like guanacos make their way across the landscape. Eagle-eyed hikers may even spot the reclusive puma.This is the first time that Patagonia Camp has been included in the list.The 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.Source = Patagonia Camplast_img read more

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Offers on an extensive selection of Viking cruises

first_imgOffers on an extensive selection of Viking cruises, including savings of up to $6,000* per couple, complimentary stateroom upgrades and free flights, are part of Viking’s just launched Wanderlust Cruise Sale, available on bookings made before 31 August 2019 unless sold out prior.“If your clients enjoy expanding their minds through deeply immersing themselves in unique cultures and histories, then Viking’s Wanderlust Cruise Sale is the perfect opportunity to plan their next getaway, with an extensive selection of itineraries on sale throughout Europe, Asia, Australasia and the Americas, departing from 2019 through to 2021,” said said Michelle Black, Viking’s managing director ANZ.Viking fares include everything from meals, beverages and Wi-Fi to a culturally enriching shore excursion at every port of call. Terms and conditions apply.Viking Orion cruisesalespecial offersspecialsVikingWanderlust Salelast_img read more

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Lakkotrypis heading for Israel meetings

first_imgEnergy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis will depart for Tel Aviv on Sunday where he will participate in a meeting with energy ministers from Greece, Israel and Italy about the EastMed gas pipeline on Monday morning.The meeting, which will conclude with a joint press conference will be held in the presence of the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete.According to a PIO statement the EastMed pipeline is a strategic project for the Eastern Mediterranean which aims to create a direct export route for gas supplies in the region to Europe.A preliminary study determined the gas pipeline is both technically feasible and commercially viable. The study was carried out by project promoter IGI Poseidon and funded by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).Lakkotrypis will return to Cyprus on April 4.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoModernizeIf Your Home Has Old Roofing, Read ThisModernizeUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCypriot tycoon launches ‘Bank of Cannabis’UndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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R-Okla The Office

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