Terje Roed-Larsen, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, said there were no dates set for meetings between the two sides, including one planned between Israeli Foreign Minister Simon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, and another on security cooperation.Mr. Roed-Larsen met last night with President Arafat, who he said was quite focused and determined on ensuring the latest ceasefire held.
MINNEAPOLIS — Nick McGlynn scored 23 points and Nick Norton posted a triple double as Drake held off North Dakota State, 95-88 at the U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic on Saturday night.The game is the third of four games scheduled over two days at U.S. Bank Stadium, the first basketball games the facility has hosted and is the site of this season’s Final Four.Drake (5-1) shot 69.2 per cent from the field in the second half, knocking down 18 of 26 attempts, including 7 of 12 from beyond the 3-point arc. Overall the Bulldogs were 32 of 57 from the floor (56.1 per cent), 12 of 23 from deep.McGlynn, the team’s lone returning starter, posted 23 points for the second straight game. Norton, a graduate transfer from UAB, equaled his season high with 18 points and added career highs with 13 rebounds and 17 assists.Vinnie Shahid scored 29 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, including 5 of 12 from distance for North Dakota State (2-6). Deng Geu added 21 points.The Associated Press
In response to strong worldwide sales growth, TRIO Engineered Products has opened a new manufacturing facility in Adelanto, California. Complementing the three existing US locations in California, Alabama, and Florida, this new facility will further expand the company’s material handling equipment portfolio and provide extensive manufacturing capacity. The new facility added 30 new jobs to the local community; an addition that brings TRIO’s worldwide work force to nearly 700 professionals. According to Mike Burke, TRIO’s CEO, ” This facility and its staff will enable us to support the growth of our regional business in the mining and aggregate sectors in North and South America – we certainly expect more expansion in the near future as we work to keep up with the consistent increase in demand we have seen since our inception.”TRIO Engineered Products is based in Irwindale, California, and continues to grow as a manufacturer of mineral processing equipment for the mining, aggregate and recycling industries. The statement added: “Our company is comprised of employees with deep industry experience and technical expertise, and we rely on them to collaborate with our customers daily to solve their most challenging issues.” Products for mining include feeders, screens, crushers, mobile plants, washers, conveyors and magnets. This includes the rugged TC Series of cones which incorporate modern user-friendly features such as hydraulic tramp relief and fully hydraulic crusher adjustment.