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first_imgA five-year-old girl, daughter of a migrant labourer, was brutally raped by unidentified men in Dasuya town in Hoshiarpur district, police said on Tuesday.The girl was admitted to the Civil Hospital, Dasuya from where she was referred to PGIMER, Chandigarh, in a critical condition after the incident on Monday night, they said.Police said the girl went missing from her house last night at about 10:30 p.m. when there was a power shutdown in the area. The family members lodged a missing report with the Dasuya police station late on Monday night. On Tuesday, a passer-by noticed the girl lying in an unconscious state near a railway track. Some blood stained clothes were also found there.The father of the girl is a migrant labourer, police said. Dr. Rajesh Bagga, Senior Medical Officer at Dasuya Civil Hospital, confirmed gang rape and said the victim suffered external as well as internal wounds. A case was registered at the Dasuya police station under relevant provisions of the POCSO Act and the IPC, police said.last_img read more




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first_imgPSG Thiago Silva: PSG have already forgotten Barcelona humiliation Dejan Kalinic Last updated 2 years ago 10:42 12/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(11) Thiago Silva Ludogorets PSG Champions League 28092016 Getty PSG UEFA Champions League Celtic v PSG Celtic Barcelona The Paris Saint-Germain captain insisted his side had moved on from their humiliating Champions League exit Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva insists his team have already forgotten about their incredible Champions League loss to Barcelona last season.Unai Emery’s men were stunningly eliminated in the last 16 after suffering a 6-1 loss in the second leg against Barca, having carried a 4-0 lead to Camp Nou.But Silva said PSG had already put that defeat behind them as they prepare for a Group B meeting with Celtic on Tuesday. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Le Parisiens 12/1 to win 4-1″We already forgot about Barcelona. It’s now another Champions League, something different,” the Brazil defender said.”We are ready to start it well. We all know that this competition is special. We are highly motivated to start it well.”We want to try to play well [against Celtic] and to have control of the game. We want to get the three points but we are respecting them a lot.”They are used to playing in the Champions League.”@UnaiEmery_ and @tsilva3 spoke on the eve of PSG’s @ChampionsLeague debut vs. @celticfc #CELPSG pic.twitter.com/MEWnzqk7ve — PSG English (@PSG_English) September 11, 2017 PSG have strengthened since their Barca loss, adding Neymar in a world-record move from the La Liga giants and Kylian Mbappe, initially on loan from Monaco.Silva talked up the experience of Neymar and full-back Dani Alves, who have both won the Champions League.”Neymar and Dani will bring a lot of positivity and experience,” he said.”They already won the Champions League, with [Angel] Di Maria. Other players won important trophies as well like [Julian] Draxler and [Kevin] Trapp also.”We are highly motivated. We want to start already. The preparation was great. The motivation is here in order to try to go as far as possible.”last_img read more


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first_imgUrban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh meet after a game.ANN ARBOR, MI – NOVEMBER 25: Urban Meyer head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Jim Harbaugh head coach of the Michigan Wolverines shake hands after the game. Ohio State won 31 to 20 on November 25, 2017 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Ohio State and Michigan have some epic battles on the football field, but that’s not the only place Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh compete. They do a lot of jousting on the recruiting trail, too.Meyer and Harbaugh are two of the best recruiters in the sport. OSU and Michigan have consistently had top 5-10 classes under their respective head coaches.The Wolverines were winning the battle so far this year. There’s still a long way to go in the 2019 cycle, but Michigan had the No. 1 class in the Big Ten – until this weekend.Ohio State has overtaken Michigan for the No. 1 spot with its latest commitment, a pledge from four-star lineman Harry Miller.OSU now has the No. 6 class in the country per 247Sports’ team rankings.The Buckeyes trail Alabama, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Clemson.Michigan sits at No. 14.These rankings will likely look a lot different come signing day in 2019.You can view the full class rankings here.last_img read more


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first_imgzoom Celebrity Cruises, part of Royal Caribbean International, has chosen a San Francisco native Kate McCue to be the first American female to take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. She will command Celebrity Summit– a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States and Bermuda.As Captain, she will be responsible for the safe navigation of the ship and the onboard experience of its 2,158 guests and 952 crew members.A graduate of California State University’s California Maritime Academy, Captain McCue has held a variety of roles in the maritime industry, beginning as a cadet and deck officer, then working through a series of positions to her most recent role as Master Mariner with Royal Caribbean International.“Becoming the first female American captain of a cruise ship has been a goal of mine for as long as I can remember,” said McCue.“The honor is amplified by being the first at a company like Celebrity Cruises. The cruise industry is ever-evolving, from the ships and the itineraries, to our guests’ expectations for vacation experiences. Celebrity has a history of delivering on each of these and I am thrilled to be a part of it. I look forward to working with an amazing team and the exceptional leadership who bring the Celebrity Cruises vision to life every day.”McCue will begin her new role on Celebrity Summit in August of 2015.last_img read more


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first_imgNew Delhi: Two officials of the Life Insurance Corporation of India have been booked by the CBI for allegedly swindling more than Rs 3 crore by making death claims on the basis of forged documents in 190 insurance policies in which they inserted bank accounts of their acquaintances in place of nominees, officials said. The policy holders, who were alive, did not realise that their policies have been redeemed by the swindlers, they said. The scam went undetected in Kodad branch of Suryapet district, Telangana for nearly 10 years between 2008 and 2018 till an internal audit by the LIC caught the ongoing fraud, the officials said.last_img


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first_imgNew Delhi: Social media giant Facebook is raising minimum wages for contract workers to up to $20 per hour in the US, and said it is working on developing similar standards for other countries. The US-based company had drawn flak after reports of contract workers facing tough work conditions and getting low compensation came out. These reports suggested that some workers also suffered from post-traumatic stress. It conceded that its current minimum wages for contract staff may be insufficient to meet the cost of living in some of the places it operates in. “It’s become clear that $15 per hour doesn’t meet the cost of living in some of the places where we operate. After reviewing a number of factors including third-party guidelines, we’re committing to a higher standard that better reflects local costs of living,” Facebook Vice-President (Human Resource) Janelle Gale and Arun Chandra (VP of Scaled Operations) said in a blogpost. They added that the minimum wage has been raised to $20 per hour in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City and Washington DC, and $18 per hour in Seattle. “We’ll be implementing these changes by mid-next year and we’re working to develop similar standards for other countries,” they said. The blog said workers in the US, who review content on Facebook, will receive even higher wages. “Their work is critical to keeping our community safe, and it’s often difficult. That’s why we’ve paid content reviewers more than minimum wage standards, and why we will surpass this new living wage standard as well. We’ll pay at least $22 per hour to all employees of our vendor partners based in the Bay Area, New York City and Washington, D.C,” it pointed out. Content reviewers in Seattle will receive $20 per hour, while those in all other metro areas in the US will get $18. “As with all people who do contract work, we’re working to develop similar international standards. This work is ongoing, and we’ll continue to review wages over time,” the blog said. In 2015, Facebook had introduced a minimum wage of $15 per hour; a minimum 15 paid days off for holidays, sick time and vacation; and for new parents that don’t receive paid leave — a $4,000 new child benefit. A year later, it asked its vendors in the US to provide comprehensive healthcare to all of their employees assigned to Facebook. The social media giant said all content reviewers – whether full-time employees or those employed by partner companies – have access to well-being and resiliency resources. “We’re working to make contracts across our Global Operations vendor partners consistent. This includes requirements like quality-focused incentives, no sub-contracting, overtime and premiums for nightshifts and weekends, and healthcare that meets the standards of the Affordable Care Act in the US and appropriate healthcare standards internationally,” the blog said. The company is mandating all vendor partners to provide on-site counselling during all hours of operations, and is also rolling out a resiliency survey — to be conducted twice a year — to all partner sites globally to “get a better sense of the needs of our reviewers”.last_img read more


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5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soonPITTSBURGH (AP) — Autonomous vehicles won’t be coming to your city anytime soon. Even the most optimistic of experts say it will be 10 years before the cars are everywhere, but others believe it will take decades. The biggest reasons are camera and laser sensors that can’t see through heavy snow or figure out where to go if lane lines are covered.___Google parent beats Q4 estimates, stock still dropsSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google parent company Alphabet beat Wall Street expectations for its fourth quarter earnings Monday, although its stock slid in after-hours trading. The company reported profit of $8.9 billion on revenue of $39.3 billion.___‘Bond King’ Bill Gross to retire from JanusDENVER (AP) — William H. Gross, the legendary and colorful bond investor who once controlled the world’s largest mutual fund, is retiring to focus on his personal assets and private charitable foundation. Gross was nicknamed the “Bond King” after co-founding the investment firm Pimco in 1971 and delivering returns that were the envy of the fixed-income market. But his star dimmed in recent years as his returns fell short of competitors.___New Jersey becomes 4th state to approve $15 hourly wageELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has become the latest state to boost its hourly minimum wage to $15. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Monday a measure phasing in the higher rate over five years. The bill raises the current $8.85 minimum wage to $10 an hour in July, and then increases the rate by $1 in subsequent years until it reaches $15 in 2024.___From dorm to dominance: Growing pains as Facebook turns 15NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook turns 15 on Monday, a fitting milestone for its trudge through those awkward teenage years. Launched in 2004 as “TheFacebook” in a Harvard dorm room, the service was originally intended only for the university’s students. It looks very different today, when it is a massive global business that connects some 2.3 billion users – but that also must deal with criticism that it has become a conduit for misinformation, election interference and even violent incitement.___Technology companies lead stocks higher after an early slideNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks recovered from an early wobble Monday, lifting the benchmark S&P 500 to its fourth straight gain. Technology companies led the broad move higher, outweighing losses in health care, materials and utilities stocks.___Nissan decision seen as sign of Brexit business jittersLONDON (AP) — With Brexit just seven weeks away, Britain’s ruling Conservative Party is locked in tense negotiations with itself to rework the U.K.’s divorce deal with the European Union — as the EU stands firm in ruling out any renegotiation. Meanwhile, pro-EU and pro-Brexit U.K. politicians are trading allegations about whether Nissan’s decision not to build a new SUV in northern England was the latest Brexit-induced damage to Britain’s economy.___Super Bowl ad winners: Bud Light, AmazonNEW YORK (AP) — This year some of the Super Bowl ads that grabbed the greatest buzz were surprises, like Bud Light’s “Game of Thrones” teaser. Other crowd-pleasers focused on humour, like Amazon’s take on celebrity product testers. While the New England Patriots bested the L.A. Rams on Sunday in Atlanta during Super Bowl 53, there were clear winners and losers off the field too. Some like Google’s ad about translation charmed. But others like Mint Mobile’s ad about “chunky milk” fell flat.___Struggling Papa John’s names activist investor as chairmanLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Papa John’s has turned to activist investment firm Starboard Value to help it engineer a turnaround. Starboard CEO Jeff Smith will become chairman of the pizza chain’s board. Meanwhile, Starboard Value will invest $200 million in Papa John’s through the purchase of new convertible preferred shares.___US prepares to start building portion of Texas border wallHOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property. Heavy construction equipment is supposed to arrive starting Monday. A photo posted by the non-profit National Butterfly Center shows an excavator parked next to its property.___The S&P 500 index rose 18.34 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 2,724.87. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 175.48 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 25,239.37. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite gained 83.67 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 7,347.54.U.S. crude fell 1.3 per cent to settle at $54.56 per barrel in New York. Brent crude, used to price international oils, slipped 0.4 per cent to close at $62.51 per barrel in London.The Associated Press read more


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TORONTO — Aecon Group Inc. beat analyst expectations as its net loss was cut by more than half in the first quarter on a 20-per-cent growth in revenues and a higher backlog.The Toronto-based construction firm says it lost $9.8 million or 16 cents per diluted share for the period ended March 31, compared with a loss of $19.2 million or 32 cents per share a year earlier.Revenues increased by $107 million to reach $650 million. The increase would have been 35 per cent excluding the contract mining business sold last November from the prior-year results.The operating loss of $10.8 million was about half the $22.2-million operating loss in the first quarter of 2018.Aecon says its backlog grew 46 per cent to $6.7 billion, from $4.6 billion a year ago. However, the value of new contracts awarded in the quarter fell to $578 million from $910 million in the same period in 2018.The company was expected to lose 25 cents per share on $505.9 million in revenues, according to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters Eikon. Companies in this story: (TSX:ARE).The Canadian Press read more


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TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada is boosting its prime lending rate by 25 basis points after the central bank hiked its benchmark interest rate today.The increase will bring RBC’s prime rate to 2.95 per cent from 2.7 per cent, effective Thursday.The prime lending rate is the rate that banks use to set interest rates for variable-rate mortgages and other loans.The move comes after the Bank of Canada raised its key interest rate for the first time in seven years on Wednesday to 0.75 per cent from 0.5 per cent.Which Canadian banks stand to gain the most from a rate hikeTop takeaways from Bank of Canada’s decision to hike rates todayRBC is likely just the first of Canada’s big banks to raise rates. Watch this space for updates.


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Applications for US jobless aid rise, but levels still low WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the job market.THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless aid rose 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 285,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, increased slightly to 284,750. The number of people collecting aid has dropped 5.5 per cent in the past year to 2.3 million.THE TAKEAWAY: Jobless claims at these levels suggest that employers are still eager to hire. Applications for unemployment benefits are a proxy for layoffs. The number of people seeking benefits has stayed below the crucial threshold of 300,000 for the past 11 months, which suggests that employers are holding onto workers and looking to hire on the expectation of continued economic growth.KEY DRIVERS: On the whole, most businesses appear to be insulated from the global slowdown that hurt U.S. economic growth in the final three months of 2015. U.S. consumers have more than offset the struggling manufacturing sector, a volatile stock market and a rising dollar that has stifled exports.BIG PICTURE: The weekly claims below 300,000 have generally corresponded with strong hiring levels. Economists expect that the jobs report released Friday will show that the economy added a net 200,000 jobs in January, not quite as strong as the 292,000 workers hired in December but a solid showing amid the global tensions. FILE – This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y. The Labor Department releases its weekly report on applications for unemployment benefits on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File) by Josh Boak, The Associated Press Posted Feb 4, 2016 6:40 am MDT Last Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 11:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more


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← Previous Story The first Spaniard in Serbian handball – Tarazaga to RK Zajecar! Next Story → WCh 2013 Qual: Germans already in Spain – Belarusians wins in Slovakia! bosniagermanyIHFMacedoniaqualificationrussiaworld championship The first day of the World Championship Qualification phase took place, and the games brought us rather expected results. Russia had a hard job at home, as they only beat the Czech Republic by 1 goal, the score being 23:22 (11:12), and the second game in Czech Republic will surely bring us lots of interesting moments as Jicha and company will want to surprise Russia.Slovenia and Macedonia both take 5 goals lead to Portugal and Austria respectively, as Slovenia won 31:26 (11:10), while Macedonia took a 26:21 (16:10) in the Boris Trajkovski Arena.Germany went easily past Bosnia and Herzegovina winning 36:24 (18:7), while a small surprise happened in Slovakia as the host were beaten by strong Belarus side 24:26 (10:12) and will now have to seek better play at the second game in Belarus.GERMANY – BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 36:24MACEDONIA – AUSTRIA 26:21SLOVAKIA – BELARUS 24:26SLOVENIA – AUSTRIA 31:26RUSSIA – CZECH REPUBLIC 23:22 read more


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first_img Short URL As we continue to monitor the situation at Bishop Airport, please remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to MSP or local police. pic.twitter.com/dtUvLiXHNs— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) June 21, 2017 By Associated Press http://jrnl.ie/3456615 Airport evacuated in US after police officer stabbed in the neck A witness said he saw the officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby at the airport in Flint, Michigan. Source: Bishop International Airport/FacebookKen Brown told The Flint Journal he was dropping off his daughter at the airport and saw the officer bleeding from his neck. He says he saw a man detained by police and a knife on the ground.“The cop was on his hands and knees bleeding from his neck,” Brown said. “I said they need to get him a towel.”Cherie Carpenter, who was awaiting a flight to Texas to see her new grandchild, tells Flint TV station WJRT she saw the attacker being led away in handcuffs. She described the man in custody as appearing “blank, just totally blank.” Image: Dominic Adams/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP Share29 Tweet Email1 Officers gather at the terminal in Bishop International Airport. Image: Dominic Adams/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP Source: MSP Metro Detroit/Twittercenter_img Jun 21st 2017, 5:58 PM OFFICIALS HAVE EVACUATED an airport in Flint, Michigan, where a witness said he saw an officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby on the ground.On Twitter, Michigan State Police say the officer is in critical condition and the FBI was leading the investigation.Local media has identified the officer as Lieutenant Jeff Neville. It is believed that one suspect is in custody.Bishop International Airport posted on Facebook that passengers were safe and were being told to check for flight delays or cancellations. 26 Comments 20,227 Views Officers gather at the terminal in Bishop International Airport. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said in a statement: ““Right now we are still awaiting more information about the situation at Bishop Airport this morning.I want the public to know that several agencies are involved and working to ensure the situation is under control. However, at this time we are taking extra precautions just to be safeAirport and police officials didn’t immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.Flint is about 50 miles northwest of Detroit.Read: Every week, the average Irish household spends €845. Here’s where the money goesRead: Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 5:58 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more


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first_imgWhile Greece is famous for its beaches and archaeological sites, there’s another form of tourism that is booming: medical tourism. Greece is becoming an internationally recognised hub for IVF treatments, and leading the charge is Greek Australian doctor Kostas Pantos. Since opening his Athens Genesis clinic in 2004, Dr Pantos has helped thousands of couples conceive, and he says more than 2,000 of those babies have been born to Australian families. His clinic has seen a huge jump in applications from Australia and around the world thanks to word of mouth and ideal conditions in Greece. “At the moment Greece is a hot spot concerning in vitro fertilisation,” Dr Pantos tells Neos Kosmos.“We’ve got couples coming here from 34 countries around the world, including from Australia.”Greece is a unique stop for those seeking IVF treatments. It’s considerably cheaper for couples (the US is four times more expensive, and the UK is twice as costly), many of the clinics in Greece have high IVF success rates. Additionally, the law is on the couple’s side. Unlike Australia, IVF donors are completely anonymous, meaning that couples don’t have to deal with the risk of the donor and the child reuniting. It’s something Dr Pantos says is important for couples who can’t conceive naturally.“Many couples also come for donations, because in Australia you have known donors and the children and donors are able to find each other through a separate bank,” Dr Pantos says.“In Greece it’s an unknown donor, and no one has the ability to find each other. This is by law, so this is very good, because they don’t come into contact with each other which means no complications.”Amazingly, despite the Greek economic crisis, reproductive tourism hasn’t been affected at all, and in fact is seeing a huge rise in popularity. “My clinic here was up 20 per cent this year and was up 30 per cent last year even though we have the financial crisis, which means people are coming no matter what,” Dr Pantos says. On Monday, Dr Pantos travelled to London to host a conference, hoping to cultivate the industry more and add to Greece’s tourism trade.With him travelled a former client and fan, Greek Australian Mary Coustas. The much loved comedian and actress felt compelled to join Dr Pantos and tell her own success story to prospective couples.Returning to Australia on Thursday, she says it was a privilege to help.“I feel a lifelong debt to Dr Pantos, because he got me over the line,” she tells Neos Kosmos.“I did 15 IVFs in Australia and I did eight with him in Athens, 23 all up.”Suffering a miscarriage in between treatments, Mary Coustas was finally able to conceive and bring to term her miracle baby Jamie, now 18 months old. It was her IVF connection to Greece that brought her back last year, to christen her daughter in Tinos.At the christening was Dr Pantos, proud as can be.He’s dealt with many cases like Coustas’, of couples with almost no hope to conceive and exhausted from failed attempts. “There was a couple from Melbourne which had the most IVF attempts that I have ever seen, 44 failed attempts in the past,” Dr Pantos says. “Now they have twins.”In one case, Dr Pantos met an American woman that was told by four different IVF clinics in her country that it wasn’t possible for her to conceive. She fell pregnant in Greece, and is organising another trip to try for a second child.“Nothing good comes from giving up,” Mary Coustas says. “Whatever it takes. Wherever it takes you.”While Dr Pantos has been labelled a miracle worker, he stresses that there are cases where nothing can be done and says he is very honest about people’s chances. He hopes that Greece can harness the potential of reproductive tourism and expects to be hosting more international events to muster up support.In the next couple of months, he’s hoping to visit New York and speak to the Greek diaspora, before organising a trip back to Australia.It is estimated that around 1,000 women travel to Greece to seek IVF treatments. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more


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first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The son of Celebrity Apprentice host Mark Bouris, is in trouble with police again, this time accusing them of brutality after being ejected from a strip club.Dane Bouris, 34, who runs the Morgans Boutique Hotel in Sydney, was arrested at 4.50 am on Sunday morning after he was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with security at Hollywood Showgirls on the Gold Coast.Bouris later posted a picture of himself with the caption: “GC weak (expletive) cops bashed me for no reason, no charges … It aint right.”But Superintendent Craig Hanlon of Gold Coast police said there was no evidence to support Bouris’ allegations, and said no complaint had been received.The manager of Hollywood Showgirls is backing police, telling The Daily Telegraph any injuries to the man “who went apeshit” probably occurred inside the venue over the several minutes it took ­security staff to evict him.Supt Hanlon said Bouris was being restrained by security and had blood coming from a cut to the back of his head when police arrived.last_img read more


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first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Greece expects the tourist industry to generate revenue between €14 and €14.3 billion (AU$21.5-22 billion), according to Bank of Greece estimates, which recorded an increase of revenue by 9.1 per cent – or €881 million – compared to 2016.August, in particular, which traditionally marks the peak of the tourist season, saw an increase of 16.4 per cent (€497 million) with 729,000 more visitors arriving in Greece, compared to August 2016. Overall, 1.7 million more tourists visited Greece in 2017, marking a rise of 9.9 per cent compared with the same period of six months from January to August 2016. According to industry experts, this should mean that by the end of the year, tourism will have generated revenues close to €14 billion. However, if the last four months of the year see an increase in tourist visits – which is the goal of the industry – this revenue will rise to €14.3 billion, closer to the sector’s target of €14.5 billion.last_img read more


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first_imgTumblr attaqué par un virus : plus de 8000 comptes infectés ?Lundi, le site de micro-blogging et de partage de photos Tumblr a été attaqué par un ver informatique. Il a assez vite envoyé un mail explicatif à l’Agence France Presse, mais de nombreux comptes semblent touchés.Un message injurieux faisant apparaître une salve d’insultes envers le propriétaire du blog Tumbler, voilà ce qu’ont pu vivre lundi 3 décembre de nombreux utilisateurs du site Tumblr.La faute à un ver qui s’est insidieusement infiltré à l’intérieur-même du codage des pages, faisant apparaître le message. Dès le début des troubles, Tumblr a tout de suite réagit en envoyant un mail à l’agence France Presse, dans lequel il expliquait qu’une “attaque virale qui a affecté quelques milliers de blogs Tumblr”. Il a ensuite indiqué que les ingénieurs travaillant sur le site “ont résolu le problème”. Mais, pour un service comptabilisant un peu plus de 18 milliards de pages consultées par mois, avec 83,2 millions de microblogs, combien d’entre eux ont été infectés par ce virus ? À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Via Twitter, les auteurs du méfait ont revendiqués 8600 comptes piratés. Un chiffre relativement faible, mais qui pointe les failles de sécurité pouvant exister sur la plateforme Tumblr, qui, à coups sûr, saura prendre des précautions pour que ce genre d’incidents n’intervienne plus.Quant aux pirates, ils se disent faire partie du GNAA (Gay Nigger Association of America), cette intervention entrant dans une campagne antiblogs mené par ce groupe, ces minisites qui “participe à l’abaissement des normes journalistiques à partir du moment où l’info revient à savoir combien d’amis a un meurtrier sur Facebook” d’après eux.Le 4 décembre 2012 à 13:21 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more


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first_img Vancouver police are investigating an auto-prowl incident that occurred between Saturday night and early Sunday morning at a home in the 600 block of Rhododendron Drive in Vancouver.Video from a surveillance camera shows a man entering two unlocked vehicles parked in the driveway; he rifled through the interior compartments of the vehicles and took a wrapped package that contained a video game.Anyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to contact Vancouver Police Cpl. Duane Boynton at duane.boynton@cityofvancouver.us. Vancouver police are asking for the public’s help to identify the person in this photo who is allegedly tied to an auto prowl that happened between overnight on Feb. 22 at a home in the 600 block of Rhododendron Drive.last_img


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first_imgSupreme Court hears hovercraft caseLiz Ruskin, APRN – AnchorageThe justices of the U.S. Supreme Court debated Wednesday morning whether the Park Service can impose its rules on rivers that flow through Alaska’s national park units.Poll: Most Alaskans support statewide sales taxAndrew Kitchenman, APRN – JuneauAlaskans are increasingly concerned about the $3.5 billion state budget shortfall. And they’re interested in using both state spending cuts and new revenue to close the gap. That’s according to the Rasmuson Foundation’s Plan4Alaska which surveyed 800 Alaskans earlier this month.Rep. Tuck: Budget burden shouldn’t fall on middle classLori Townsend, APRN – AnchorageAnchorage Representative Chris Tuck is the minority leader in the state House. He questions whether the Governor’s budget proposal is fair for average Alaskans.Fairbanks conditions also lacking for Iditarod restartDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksIditarod organizers continue to look at Fairbanks for restarting this year’s race. Fairbanks North Star borough Mayor Karl Kassel met with race officials in Fairbanks yesterday.Weather, land rule cancel Tustumena 200 raceJenny Neyman, KDLL – KenaiBad snow conditions and no flexibility in the federal Wilderness Act will mean a lack of the Kenai Peninsula’s premiere mushing race this year.Conditions wanting in Fairbanks for Iditarod restartBIA settlement closes; Alaska tribal groups net $100MLori Townsend, APRN – AnchorageThe enormous $940 million class-action lawsuit against the BIA on behalf of tribes cleared the last court hurdle today in New Mexico. The case stems from decades of short-funding tribal contracts. More than $100 million will be awarded to tribal organizations in Alaska.Fairbanks paper adds new publisher after saleAssociated PressA man with a long history in Alaska newspapers is the new publisher of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Scientists get ‘Blobby’ with it in SeattleMatt Miller, KTOO – JuneauScientists from up and down the West Coast are gathering in Seattle this week for a conference on a giant mass of warm ocean water that has lingered in the Northeast Pacific.UAF anticipates new chancellor hire by springDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksThere’s a large pool of applicants to be the University of Alaska Fairbanks next chancellor. In a wide-ranging address to the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce yesterday, interim UAF Chancellor Mike Powers updated members on the hiring process.Story correction uncovers a Soldier’s Medal story from ’95Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – AnchorageTwo weeks ago, we brought you a story about Army Staff Sergeant Joshua Schneiderman being awarded the Soldier’s Medal, one of the highest military distinctions. We reported it was the first time the medal was given for an act that took place in Alaska. That claim is incorrect. As always, there’s more to the story. Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audiolast_img read more