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Rolando Maran admits Cagliari are full of ”anger and regret“ after they threw two points away against Lecce on Monday. Cagliari were 2-0 up at the Via del Mare and seemingly coasting, until two late goals from Lecce earned the home side a draw. “There’s so much anger on our part,” Maran told Sky Sport Italia. “It’s a game where we were 2-0 up until just a few minutes before the end. Everything became complicated within a minute, in part due to the errors we made. “It’s a shame, we need to improve. We went from 10 men to nine within a few seconds and there was the risk of not bringing anything back. “There’s regret because we could’ve brought home maximum points.” Goalkeeper Robin Olsen was sent off after an exchange of heads with opposing hitman Gianluca Lapadula… “Needless to say, these things won’t be discussed here. I will talk to the lad in private. “He [Olsen] is a serious person, who is always committed, and perhaps he was provoked a little. “These things happen during games. From what I saw, the punishments had to be the same.” In better news for the Rossoblu, Inter loanee Radja Nainggolan again got on the scoresheet. “Radja is a team player. Everyone embraced him after his goal. He is improving in his condition and he’s a natural talent. “I’m happy for him, it’s just a pity his goal couldn’t have won the game for us.” Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/
eSports Kane in, Neymar out – FIFA 18 names Team of the Year attackers Goal 00:05 1/16/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(7) Getty Images eSports Harry Kane Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Neymar Primera División Real Madrid Barcelona PSG Tottenham Hotspur Premier League The Tottenham star was voted ahead of the Brazilian by athletes, media and members of EA Sports FIFA community in their annual best XI in the world Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Harry Kane were named the attackers in FIFA 18’s Team of the Year, the popular video game announced Monday.Based on their real-life performances throughout 2017, a list of 55 nominees is being whittled down to a full XI based on votes from athletes, media and members of EA Sports FIFA community.EA Sports sent a ballot box to eligible voters, who are picking their team in a 4-3-3 formation and submitted their choices by sharing a picture of the selection on social media with the hashtag #TOTYVote. Article continues below Editors’ Picks 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 Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The attackers were the first to be named in a FIFA Ultimate Team pack, while other positions will be released all week until the weekend, when the full team will be available in packs.Among the biggest snubs for the top forward spots is Neymar, who has starred for Paris Saint-Germain following a stunning summer move from Barcelona.Despite leading PSG to the Champions League’s Round of 16 and to first place in Ligue 1, Neymar failed to make the top three behind former team-mate Messi and 2017 Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo.Instead, it was Kane who earned a spot among the world’s best two players, after the Tottenham man set the Premier League record for goals in a calendar year in 2017 with 39.The midfielders will be announced on Wednesday, while goalkeepers and defenders will be released on Friday. All players will be available in packs on Saturday and Sunday.
Innovacorp president and CEO Clifford Gross is leaving the organization, Innovacorp announced today, Feb. 22. Jacquelyn Thayer Scott, current chair of Innovacorp’s board of directors, will act as interim CEO. “Innovacorp’s board of directors is pleased with Cliff’s contribution over the past year in refining Innovacorp’s business model. He worked to ensure all activities are investment-led, which improves assistance provided to early-stage, knowledge-based companies in Nova Scotia,” said Ms. Scott. “We wish him well in his future endeavours and will work to continue that vision, meet our goals and contribute to the province’s jobsHere strategy.” Mr. Gross joined Innovacorp in February 2011 with more than 20 years of experience in technology and product commercialization, intellectual property and entrepreneurship. He has resigned for personal reasons. His last day with the organization will be March 31. A recruitment committee has been struck to find a new president and CEO. Ms. Scott is past president of Cape Breton University, a professor at the university’s Shannon School of Business, and principal of ResourceWorks Consulting. She is an officer of the Order of Canada and is internationally known for her business advice and expertise. Ms. Scott has been Innovacorp’s board chair since 2007. She will step down as board chair during the interim period, and an acting chair will be selected at the next board meeting. Innovacorp is Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization. Target industries include information technology, clean technology and life sciences.
Washington DC: US President Donald Trump has stepped up his attack on the four non-white Democratic Congresswomen, calling one of them a “vicious” and a “crazed lunatic”. Trump started a war of words with Michigan Democrat Representative Rashida Tlaib after calling for her and other three Congresswomen to “go back” to their home countries. During a rally last week in North Carolina, the President defended his remarks against Democratic lawmakers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Tlaib, accusing them of hating the country. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince ‘snubbed’ Pak PM, recalled jet from US”There’s no way she stands for the values of the people of Michigan…She’s vicious. She’s like a crazed lunatic,” ” Trump said of Tlaib, within the first few minutes of his speech at Turning Point USA’s Teen Student Action Summit here. Trump’s slams on Tlaib drew loud cheers from the crowd of high school students in a Marriott hotel ballroom in downtown Washington, the NBC News reported. “I believe they hate our country,” Trump said, referring to three of Tlaib’s Democratic colleagues who together have been dubbed “the squad”. Also Read – Record number of 35 candidates in fray for SL Presidential polls”This is representing us? This is not what we want representing us, I don’t think, and I think it’s why we’re going to have a tremendous victory in 2020. These people are crazy,” Trump was quoted as saying in the report. Trump claimed that Ocasio-Cortez called the United States “garbage” and argued that it was worse than referring to some of his supporters as “deplorable”, the report said. “She said ‘garbage’. That’s worse than ‘deplorable’. “Remember deplorable?”, he said, referring to comments Hillary Clinton made about some Trump supporters during her 2016 US Presidential campaign.
TORONTO — TMX Group Ltd. plans to cut 100 jobs over the next 12 months as part of its integration of a clearing house and rival exchange it acquired as part of a takeover by a group of Canadian financial services players.The stock exchange operator’s president and chief executive, Thomas Kloet, announced the job cuts on Friday in a quarterly conference call with analysts.“Corporate support functions are now in the process of being integrated across the companies which will deliver both operational efficiencies and cost savings,” he said.TMX Group had about 1,300 employees overall at the end of September, including about 400 that recently joined the Toronto-based company, mostly from the takeover of the Alpha Exchange and CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc.Some of the positions being eliminated are currently vacant, but the company declined to quantify how many of the job cuts come from existing employees.Kloet said the top priority for TMX Group in the coming months will be combining the operations of the new businesses into the overall organization.TMX Group acquired Alpha and CDS as part of a larger deal that saw the Maple Group, a consortium of Canadian banks, pension funds and investment firms, become the largest shareholder bloc at the company, which owns the Toronto Stock Exchange and other financial exchanges.Two senior executives at Alpha Group resigned about six weeks after it was acquired with Alpha CEO Jos Schmitt and chief listings officer Randee Pavalow departing Oct. 31.“Ultimately all of the changes we are making are intended to improve execution, enhance efficiency, and allow us to deliver greater value to our customers,” Kloet said.“Achieving the right organizational structure and cost base will position us to fund the future innovations needed to be the most effective business partner possible for our customers and all our stakeholders.”In submissions to regulators reviewing whether the Maple takeover of TMX should be allowed, the group argued that a strong Canadian backer would help position the stock exchange operator as a global buyer of other exchanges rather than an acquisition target itself. Prior to the Maple takeover, TMX had been in talks to be acquired by the operators of the London Stock Exchange.But TMX Group has been hit recently by lower equities trading volumes and a decline in new listings as stock markets are hammered by pessimism on the global economy.Shareholder Thomas Caldwell said the company’s moves to get a handle on costs fall in step with keeping the bottom line in check.The TMX Group “has a very good product range,” he said.“The model is good, the diversity of revenues is good, but you can be the best in the world … but if volumes are sinking underneath you, you have to keep grinding on the cost side.”TMX released its third-quarter earnings on Friday, the first earnings report since it began restructuring after the Maple Group acquisition. The company posted a $15.3-million profit in the period, or 53 cents per share, attributable to shareholders.The results compared to a $13.3-million loss in the year-ago period, equal to a loss of $109.79 per share when the company was known as TMX Group Inc. and used a different share structure and also booked a charge related to the Maple takeover.The earnings include 14 cents per share of costs related to the Maple process and 18 cents per share related to the related acquisition activity.Revenue was $113.4-million over the two months following the reorganization, while for the full three-month quarter before the acquisitions were included in the results, TMX Group Ltd.’s revenue was $162.3-million.Compared to a year earlier, revenue was down about three per cent from when the original TMX Group Inc. alone generated $167.8-million of revenue, as companies remain cautious.During the most recent quarter, revenue was hit by lower issuer services, cash market trading, derivatives trading and clearing and technology services, but was largely off by some new sources of revenue related to its recently-acquired businesses.“It appears that global economic recovery remains fragile, moving at what some would call a ’glacial’ pace,” Kloet said.“It is also evident that this situation is having a pronounced impact on companies that are looking to go public, and equity investor confidence. We are finding that company interest is good, however market conditions are most definitely holding some new issuers back.”Revenue from the Alpha trading business was $3.2-million from the months of August and September while revenue from CDS contributed $14.8-million over the same two months.National Bank analyst Shubha Khan said that TMX Group will face a difficult climate for at least another year. The economy is expected to grow at a snail’s pace, which should keep companies that are considering a public listing particularly cautious.Shares in the company fell 24 cents to $48.42 in Friday trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.The Canadian Press
“This is an important day for cooperation between Haiti and the international community,” Juan Gabriel Valdes told reporters in Port-au-Prince after meeting with Haitian Prime Minister Gérard Latortue.Responding to press questions, the envoy said the UN mission, known by the French acronym MINUSTAH, will support the Government’s efforts to restore stability.For his part, the Prime Minister welcomed the appointment of Mr. Valdes and pledged to work with him “hand in hand.”
CALGARY – The co-founder of an Alberta oil and gas company has been accused of defrauding the firm of nearly $5 million.Police allege that between September 2007 and November 2011 the suspect created three shell companies that were set up to defraud his Calgary employer.They say the companies were used to create fictitious invoices for supplies and services that were not genuine transactions.“The individual that was charged was in a position of authority in the company, so anything he did within that company wasn’t really questioned,” Staff Sgt. Kristie Verheul of the Calgary police’s economic crimes unit said Tuesday.“The invoices ranged from $8,000 on one invoice to over $100,000 on other invoices. There were multiple invoices, approximately 91 invoices. None of the services were actually rendered.”The suspect was fired from the company, which police have declined to name, in 2011. Verheul said the firm became suspicious and conducted its own internal investigation and then contacted police in 2013.“They completed an internal investigation which included a forensic audit of all of the accounting — every single receipt and invoice that came through that company.“They confirmed that suspicious activity and actually went through civil proceedings first, which is very common in these situations to regain some of the money, and then came to the Calgary Police Service to deal with the criminal allegations.”Verheul said the company was successful in recouping some of the losses. But she was unable to say how much it was able to get back.Ian W. Fisher, 53, is charged with fraud over $5,000 and money laundering. Police say no further charges will be laid and no other suspects are involved.Fisher was the operations manager at Arcan Resources Ltd. at the time of the offences.Aspenleaf Energy Ltd. purchased the assets of Arcan in June of this year.“He is a former employee of Arcan Resources. We were well aware of this situation as we went through our due diligence. The previous management team was obviously on top of it and co-operating with Calgary Police Services,” said Aspenleaf CEO Bryan Gould.“We’ve retained most of the Arcan staff, absent the executives, who were assisting with all of the forensic investigation prior to our involvement and we would obviously continue to fully co-operate and help Calgary Police Services.”Gould said he’s been in the business world for a long time and the circumstances in the case are unusual.“You think you’ve seen everything in this business, but it’s a strange one. Our focus is just making sure we have appropriate business controls,” said Gould. “You don’t want to go to bed at night thinking this can happen in your organization.”The accused is not in custody and is scheduled to return to court Sept. 11.— Follow @BillGraveland on Twitter by Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press Posted Aug 25, 2015 8:33 am MDT Last Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 2:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Calgary man accused of using shell companies to defraud employer of millions
“Violence continues to rear its ugly head in various parts of the country, even if it largely disappeared from the world’s TV screens since the evacuation of East Aleppo,” Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien told the Council. “The last months have been some of the worst yet for civilians inside Syria,” he added. “For Syria, that is saying something.” Today’s humanitarian discussions in the Security Council come as political discussions are underway in Geneva, assisted by UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura. The latest discussions started on 23 March and will last through the week. In today’s comments, Mr. O’Brien reiterated the importance of the intra-Syrian talks saying he “cannot emphasize enough how high the stakes are,” and voicing support for Mr. de Mistura. Civilians threatened in Raqqa and GhoutaAs the conflict enters its seventh year, hundreds of civilians are believed to have been killed in the past weeks alone, with tens of thousands displaced and continued attacks on medical facilities and schools.Mr. O’Brien expressed deep concern about the safety and protection of more than 400,000 civilians threatened by military operations in Raqqa governorate, which includes the de facto capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Daesh). As the fighting moves closer to Raqqa city, “concerns about the fate of civilians will only grow,” Mr. O’Brien said. “I urge all parties to do everything in their power to protect and spare civilians from the effects of the hostilities as required, not just requested, under international humanitarian law.” The UN and partners have been prepositioning stocks to enable a rapid response “access permitting.” In addition, Mr. O’Brien also said he was extremely worried about the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in the besieged parts of eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus, where some 400,000 people are trapped by Government forces. The tightening of the siege has started a time bomb for the people of eastern Ghouta No UN humanitarian convoy was allowed access since October 2016 to eastern Ghouta, with some areas cut off since June prior. In the past 10 days, Government forces have also reportedly prevented commercial trucks from entering, hiking up prices of staples and cutting informal trade. “This tightening of the siege has started a time bomb for the people of eastern Ghouta,” Mr. O’Brien said, calling for immediate access. Delivery of humanitarian aid has been difficult throughout the country, the senior UN official lamented. He said that despite hopes that 2017 would lead to greater entry to besieged and hard-to-reach areas, “the bottom line is, however, that with a quarter of the year gone, our current levels of access are no better than this time last year.” His comments come just days before an international pledging conference is due to be held in Brussels on 5 April. Entitled “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”, the conference is co-chaired by the UN. Mr. O’Brien thanked donors for going “above and beyond” this year, but stressed the critical needs in Syria and the neighbouring countries. The UN and its humanitarian partners have released the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan for Syria which outlines requirements of some $3.4 billion to undertake a comprehensive humanitarian response in Syria, including saving lives, enhancing protection and building people’s resilience.AUDIO: The UN Refugee Agency, wants more countries to fulfill their pledges on resettling those fleeing the conflict in Syria, which is now in its seventh year.Urging Governments to make good on promises of homesMeanwhile, new figures show that fewer Syrian refugees were resettled in the past year than originally planned, even as the total number of people fleeing the violence surpasses five million. “Despite the call during that meeting in Geneva on 30 March 2016 to resettle and facilitate pathways for 500,000 refugees, to date 250,000 places have been made available,” said Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. His remarks reference the High-level Meeting on Syria, held in March 2016, where participating Governments agreed to resettle 10 per cent of all Syrian refugees by 2018. UNHCR, the agency that Mr. Grandi heads, said that while 250,000 locations have been pledged, some have not yet been made available for the people who need them. Mr. Grandi called on Governments to make good on their promises to find new homes for the most vulnerable refugees: “We still have a long road to travel in expanding resettlement and the number and range of complementary pathways available for refugees.”
The contract for the design and supply of a 1,000 m³/d effluent treatment plant to serve Trevali Mining’s Halfmile zinc-lead-silver-copper mine in New Brunswick has been awarded to Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Canada. The new zinc-lead-silver-copper mine is situated 60 km south of Bathurst and commenced production in January 2012. The scope of this fast-track design/build project includes the entire treatment plant as well as the construction of the building. The treatment plant will provide precipitation, decantation and filtration plus pH correction to provide a treated mine effluent that meets the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life.“Trevali is pleased to be working with Veolia in providing a compact turnkey water treatment solution for the Halfmile mining project,” said Paul Keller, Trevali’s Vice President of Operations. “Having the peace of mind of working with a major solution provider allows the company personnel to focus on mine development and production activities.” The plant incorporates metals precipitation using the ACTIFLO TURBO, a high-rate, small footprint clarification process. The ACTIFLO process uses sand-ballasted settling and a TURBOMIX draft tube reactor that allows for a very compact design with high overflow rates and short detention times. This design enables the unit to perform well under dynamically changing flow rates without impacting final effluent quality. By combining the proprietary Hydrex reagent to magnesium hydroxide, the solids produced in the ACTIFLO unit will be larger than sodium sulphide, which facilitates downstream filtration.After clarification, the water undergoes sand filtration to remove any remaining solids, followed by pH correction. Also, the instrumentation and automation package permits remote monitoring of the entire water treatment plant, which is a major benefit for the operation of the plant. The building will be a 15 m x 22 m steel building with all ancillary services, including a 2 t overhead crane and water quality laboratory. The plant is currently in the final construction phase. Trevali has been constructing the Halfmile project civil works since March 2011, and commenced production of the water treatment plant in January 2012, with a planned production ramp-up to a rate of 2,000 t/d.
Battery storage integrator Younicos, together with its parent company Aggreko – the leading global provider of modular, mobile power – are launching a new microgrids-as-a-service offer. Customers around the world can benefit from this new modular and mobile approach, combining low-cost renewables, in particular solar, with thermal generation and battery storage in one single contract with flexible conditions.An initial project, a copper and zinc mine in Eritrea, is now being equipped with a PV-plus-diesel hybrid system. This combination will reduce fuel costs by more than 10%, thanks to a power purchase agreement for the solar energy, with no upfront costs to the customer. Under the ten-year rental agreement, the mine will be powered by a 22 MW diesel plant and a 7.5 MW solar power resource.Karim Wazni, Managing Director of Aggreko, said: “Microgrids-as-a-service is a win-win proposition. With this new offering, we enable our customers to reduce their electricity costs through the use of cheaper solar energy – without any compromise to their power reliability or security of supply. Integrating grid-forming battery systems allow as much solar as is economically optimal to be deployed, without any technical limitations. What’s more, it also cuts fuel requirements by significantly improving thermal generation efficiency and replacing the need for backup. This lowers costs while reducing the impact on the environment by cutting emissions significantly. ““We already offer plug-and-play battery solutions for rental periods of only a few months. Integrating storage capability with Aggreko’s existing hybrid solar-diesel offering doesn’t just combine two types of savings – it allows us to really leverage the different technologies, with each component being used more efficiently, while increasing overall resilience.”Integrated microgrid solutions will be available with rental durations as short as five years, enabling customers to test new technology and quickly adapt to a fast-evolving market, without the need for lengthy commitments. This modular offer is also flexible, and can be combined with other types of renewable generation, such as wind.Dan Ibbetson, Managing Director of Global Solutions, Aggreko said: “This unique, mobile and modular pay-as-you-go solution is a perfect example of the strengths of Aggreko and Younicos reinforcing each other. Aggreko’s proven ability to successfully deploy generation systems and other energy equipment globally is being combined with the Younicos team’s superior smart energy management software and experience to seamlessly integrate renewables with thermal generation and battery storage. We’re building a robust pipeline of hybrid projects as we work with customers to reduce power costs and environmental footprint, while ensuring energy security and stability of supply to meet long-term commercial objectives.”Younicos microgrid-as-a-service systems are now available throughout the world.
Lorraine Courtney 49 Comments Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Share Tweet Email1 Big Little Lies: ‘No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do’ HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, writes Lorraine Courtney. By Lorraine Courtney https://jrnl.ie/3339542 Apr 15th 2017, 9:00 AM Freelance journalist 1,192 Views Saturday 15 Apr 2017, 9:00 AM IT STARTED OUT as a show about rich, bitchy moms, trying to score points against each other by manipulating play dates and the like. But HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, as the story arc of Celeste’s (played by Nicole Kidman) abuse becomes the main narrative engine.Her husband Perry’s attacks become ever-more disturbing. Celeste’s sessions with her therapist slowly break down the walls of her own denial. We watch through our fingers as Perry tries to show remorse, promises to change his violent ways and then reverts straight back to them.It’s strange, isn’t it, that we’re shocked that domestic violence can happen to a woman like Celeste. This shock is because we don’t think that good-looking, successful men are violent towards their partners, or that beautiful, smart women put up with it.Surely, abuse is the grubby problem of weak, vulnerable women, and definitely not a woman who has a law degree. We imagine that the typical victim is a meek mouse of a woman who somehow brought those purple bruises on herself by being a pushover.This isn’t true. A quick Google will bring up the likes of Ulrika Johnson, Nigella Lawson, Rihanna and most recently Mel B.The statisticsIt’s all backed up by the staggering facts too. An EU-wide survey by the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) reported that 14% of women in Ireland have experienced physical violence by a partner.6% of Irish women have experienced sexual violence by a current or former partner, and 31% of women have experienced psychological violence by a partner. 12% of Irish respondents in the FRA study had experienced stalking (including cyberstalking).According to Women’s Aid one in five women in Ireland who have been in a relationship have been abused by a current or former partner. In 2015, there were 16,375 incidents of domestic violence against women disclosed during 12,041 contacts with Women’s Aid services.There were 10,876 incidents of emotional abuse, 3,281 incidents of physical abuse and 1,602 incidents of financial abuse disclosed. In the same year, 616 incidents of sexual abuse were disclosed to their services including 212 rapes.It can happen to any womanThe easiest way to deal with a crime so ugly is to fall back on the age-old argument that it doesn’t happen to people like us. Even if a friend starts rejecting our social invitations, or a colleague comes to work bruised, many of us will ignore the fugly truth. After all, how could it ever happen to someone so educated, so together?Class or status is irrelevant, but still we persist in our naivety. It’s a defense mechanism, of course. We’re desperate to find a cast-iron reason that will distance us from the miserable fate suffered by someone unnervingly similar to our comfortable little selves because we don’t want to believe that it could happen to us.And from this way of thinking, it’s a short, shameful step to blaming the victim. Why does she stay with him? Why does she put up with it?Seeing domestic violence covered on a television show creates a conversation that’s not intimidating. The only way we going to eventually end domestic violence is when we’re having conversations and taking away the stigma of talking about it. So, let’s talk about it.One glance at Celeste with Perry’s hands gripped around her throat, and I think we can safely consign our prejudices to the dustbin of denial. Domestic violence can happen to any woman. No woman just lets it happen. But maybe we do.Lorraine Courtney is a freelance journalist and columnist.‘Tribunals and commissions achieve nothing. They just shield the guilty from prosecution’Julien Mercille: Liberals are wrong to cheer on Trump’s bombs
Un test sanguin inspiré d’Harry PotterUne équipe de chercheurs australiens vient de mettre au point un test qui permet de déterminer son groupe sanguin de manière ultra-rapide. Leur source d’inspiration ? Le journal de Tom Jedusor présent dans l’un des romans Harry Potter.C’est à la Monash University Faculty of Enginering, en Australie, que le docteur Wei She et son équipe viennent de proposer une nouvelle façon de déterminer son groupe sanguin. Le principe est simple, il suffit de déposer un peu de sang sur une feuille composée d’un réactif hydrophobe et le groupe sanguin, ainsi que le rhésus, s’affichent sur la feuille. Ce qui est inhabituel, c’est que l’équipe scientifique a eu l’idée de réaliser cet outil grâce… au célèbre sorcier Harry Potter.En effet, dans le roman La Chambre des secrets, le jeune Harry interroge Tom Jedusor, qui n’est autre que Lord Voldemort, par le biais de questions qu’il rédige dans un journal. Comme par magie, les réponses apparaissent directement sur la feuille. Il en est de même pour ce test où l’équipe de docteur Wei Shen a inscrit sur la feuille : “Connais-tu mon groupe sanguin ?” à la manière du fameux journal. Il suffit ainsi de déposer un peu de sang pour que les lettres s’affichent sur la feuille. Cette dernière est divisée en plusieurs surfaces contenant les lettres des groupes sanguins comme A, B ou O ainsi que les rhésus positif et négatif. Toutes ces surfaces contiennent des antibiotiques qui, au contact des antigènes contenus dans le sang, vont répondre en fonction du type de sang et provoquer une réaction chimique qui affiche la lettre et le rhésus correspondant.Un dispositif ingénieux en cas d’urgence À lire aussiDengue : symptômes, traitement, prévention, où en est-on ?”La grande nouveauté se situe dans la facilité de lecture du test qui écrit les lettres pour chaque groupe sanguin”, explique à la BBC le Dr John Brennan, titulaire de la chaire en chimie bio analytique au Canada. “Je pense qu’il y a des lieux où cette feuille peut être utilisée, comme des champs de bataille, des accidents de voitures, où des transfusions rapides sont nécessaires” conclut-il. Néanmoins, si le test est un gain de temps pour les perfusions, le sang devra quand même être analysé afin de pouvoir détecter d’éventuelles maladies transmissibles.Le 9 mai 2012 à 10:28 • Maxime Lambert
November 7, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, Posted: November 7, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News, Politics Tags: Decision 2018 FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The preliminary numbers suggest Todd Gloria will serve again in the 78th District. He joined us Tuesday night with more: Todd Gloria, with early indications of success in the 78th District KUSI Newsroom
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“Front and center [the first new aspect a visitor will notice] is a clickable interactive map of the United States,” Cerretani says. “Over 1,500 trip reports in every state are accessible right there—no matter where you live, you’re going to find a hike within 25, 50 or at most 100 miles from your home. The map is actually a complete trip-planning center with multiple layers of useful content.”The new site also features a GearFinder product search tool, an expanded community page (currently has about 20,000 members) and more than 1,200 GPS-supported hikes, which feature photos, expert-approved hiking directions, interactive maps, video and GPS data.Backpacker.com’s redesign has really been in the works since last fall, Cerretani, says, after the magazine was acquired by Active Interest Media and later relocated to Boulder, Colorado from Pennsylvania. Since its soft-launch last month, the redesigned Backpacker.com has seen a 22 percent increase in pageviews and a 27 spike in unique visitors. The site averages 2.2 million pageviews per month and about 150,000 unique visitors. Active Interest Media’s Backpacker magazine is getting ready to officially relaunch its Web site next week—the site’s first significant redesign in several years. The new site was soft-launched about a month ago and features new multimedia content and more than 1,200 GPS-supported hikes.“Based on responses from a 2,000-person reader panel, as well as our extremely active forum community, we put a plan in place that would significantly increase the amount of content and the number of Web 2.0 features on the site,” explains Backpacker.com editor Anthony Cerretani. “Our readers are more internet-savvy than ever, and we wanted to give them the ultimate adventure and travel destination.”New content on the site is built around several “key content buckets,” Cerretani says, including tip reports, gear reviews and specifications; up-to-the-minute adventure news and advice; and editor-produced on-the-scene videos.
The Apple Watch 4 launched last year. Angela Lang/CNET Apple’s next-generation smartwatch is reportedly launching in the fall and will retain its OLED displays, with Japan Display tipped to be the supplier. The Apple Watch Series 5 will be unveiled next month, MacRumors said Friday, citing a research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The previous Apple Watch Series 4 was unveiled almost a year ago, with the next smartwatch also expected to be announced during Apple’s traditional September event, where the company launches its new swathe of iPhones. $999 Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R and 11 Max: The specs, features and prices we expect from Apple in September Apple Watch 5: What we’re expecting Apple Watch Series 5: Rumors, price, health features, battery and everything else we’re expecting Apple Watch Series 4: Both sizes, compared Apple According to MacRumors, Kuo also predicted that Korean tech giant LG will supply more OLED displays for future iPhones and said Chinese manufacturer BOE could get involved in supplying screens too.The Apple Watch 5 is also rumored to come with sleep tracking, a larger battery and more health features. It’s rumored that the 2020 version of the smartwatch will come with a MicroLED display. Kuo had previously predicted that the Apple Watch will get a “new ceramic casing design,” MacRumors said Friday.The 2018 Apple Watch Series 4 came in 44mm and 40mm displays, faster speeds than the Apple Watch 3, fall detection, electrocardiogram (ECG) and up to two days of battery life.Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.Read more: The Apple Watch Series 5 health-boosting features we’re hoping for Share your voice $999 See It Sprint Apple iPhone XS Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors 39 Photos Mobile Phones Wearable Tech Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) Aug 31 • Apple iPhone 11 launches Sept. 10, Disney Plus in big demand Comments CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Boost Mobile Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X $999 Tags See It See it Best Buy Aug 31 • Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Sprint: Choose the best 5G carrier LG Apple See All reading • Apple Watch Series 5 will reportedly still have OLED displays $999 2 Coming next from Apple See It •
With an attempt to spread and teach love, an opera Les chemins de l’amour [Paths of love], will see two opera singers Sylvia Sass and Thierry Pillon accompanied by pianist Balázs Fülei take the stage for a performance today. Sass and Pillon will be singing while Balázs Fülei will be on the piano.They would together perform love songs, religious songs, opera arias and oratorios composed by Reynaldo Hahn, Stefano Donaudy, Gaetano Dinizetti, Camille Saint-Seans, Paolo Tosti, Claude Debussy, Pietro Mascagni and other masters.Sass, a Hungarian singer, started singing when she was 14 years old and for her, music is a language which goes far beyond words.‘Music has its own language, it can express emotions far more than words do. I have already written three books but I still feel it is incomplete without music,’ said Sass.So what plans for Delhi? ‘Well, this is my first ever performance in India. I have read about India in books but this time I am excited to have a hands-on experience. I have seen the Taj Mahal and own several saris too,’ quips the singer.How does she prepare for her performance? ‘Preparation is always done throughout. I start a day ahead to gear up for a performance. It is like meditation. We have to keep singing at regular intervals throughout the day. What you eat is also important. for me spaghetti works great. The whole idea here is to exercise your throat muscles and at the same time relax so that one can clearly think of the ideas,’ added the singer.Some of the songs which she will be performing along with Thierry Pillon will be Gia il sole dal Gange by Alessandro Scarlatti, Jerusaleum by Felix Mendelssohn, A Chloris by Hahn, among other compositions.Frenchman Pillion plays myriad roles. He is an actor, a stage director and also a singer.‘My involvement with Macbeth [play] made me see the deep dark feelings,’ said the actor-singer who encountered Sylvia to perform on the stage.What does he enjoy doing the most? ‘All are equally important for me,’ said Pillion.‘I have been singing since I was four and I do not want to choose any one discipline over the other,’ added the singer. Along with the singers, Balázs Fülei, a Hungarian pianist who would accompany them in their performance is a young artist.‘Although I do not come from a musical family but my parents instilled the art through school,’ said the 27- year-old.‘Since I am a performer, I don’t compose but play both classical and contemporary. I would also be playing some solos at the concert,’ said Fülei. DETAILAt: India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg When: 25 SeptemberTimings: 6.30 pm onwardsPhone: 24619431
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the Jewish people.The speech by Tzipi Hotovely illustrated the influence of hardliners in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government, and the challenges he will face as he tries to persuade the world that he is serious about pursuing peace with the Palestinians. Comments Share Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Hotovely will manage the ministry’s day-to-day functions, but Netanyahu will remain in charge of foreign policy.During the recent election campaign, Netanyahu angered his Western allies by saying that he would not permit the establishment of a Palestinian state on his watch. On Wednesday, he told the visiting EU foreign policy chief that he remains committed to a two-state solution.Netanyahu’s spokesman, Mark Regev, declined comment on Hotovely’s speech, but said Netanyahu’s statements Wednesday reflected his policy.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Check your body, save your life Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Sponsored Stories Hotovely, 36, is among a generation of young hard-liners in Netanyahu’s Likud Party who support West Bank settlement construction and oppose ceding captured land to the Palestinians. Since Netanyahu has a slim one-seat majority in parliament, these lawmakers could complicate any attempt to revive peace talks.With Netanyahu also serving as the acting foreign minister, Hotovely is currently the country’s top full-time diplomat.In an inaugural address to Israeli diplomats, Hotovely said Israel has tried too hard to appease the world and must stand up for itself.“We need to return to the basic truth of our rights to this country,” she said. “This land is ours. All of it is ours. We did not come here to apologize for that.”Hotovely, an Orthodox Jew, laced her speech with biblical commentaries in which God promised the Land of Israel to the Jews. Speaking later in English, she signaled that she would try to rally global recognition for West Bank settlements, which are widely opposed.“We expect as a matter of principle of the international community to recognize Israel’s right to build homes for Jews in their homeland, everywhere,” she said. The vital role family plays in society Top Stories ErrorOK.. ErrorOK How do cataracts affect your vision?
Top Stories ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter was preparing for the FIFA presidential election with world soccer reeling from the arrest of several officials and a key sponsor threatening to cut ties with the scandal-tainted organization.In the two-pronged criminal investigations, Swiss prosecutors on Thursday were planning to question 10 members of the FIFA executive committee who voted on the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Separately, seven soccer officials remained in custody in Zurich as part of an American investigation into soccer corruption. The officials were all in Zurich for the FIFA Congress, which will see Blatter challenged by Prince Ali of Jordan for the presidency on Friday. The gathering of the 209 soccer nations starts later Thursday but European body UEFA was still deciding whether to boycott the congress over the worst scandal in FIFA’s 111-year history.Visa became the first sponsor to warn that it could pull out of its FIFA contract, which is worth at least $25 million a year.The credit card company is demanding immediate steps by FIFA aimed at “rebuilding a culture with strong ethical practices in order to restore the reputation of the games for fans everywhere.”“It is important that FIFA makes changes now, so that the focus remain(s) on these going forward,” Visa said in a statement. “Should FIFA fail to do so, we have informed them that we will reassess our sponsorship.”The English Football Association, which has been at the forefront of opposition to Blatter for years, hopes other sponsors issue warnings as strident as Visa’s.“This is about one thing: How do you re-build the reputation of FIFA and turn it into an open, fair and honest organization with Blatter still at the helm,” FA chairman Greg Dyke said. “It will be interesting to see how many other sponsors come out and say things like that (Visa).” FILE – This is a Wednesday, June 1, 2011 file photo of FIFA president Joseph Blatter, right, welcomes former CONCACAF secretary general Chuck Blazer prior to the 61st FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. Blazer was one of four men who pleaded guilty in the Justice Department’s corruption investigation into FIFA announced Wednesday May 27, 2015. (Keystone, Patrick B. Kraemer, File via AP) Comments Share Quick workouts for men Check your body, save your life Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement ___Rob Harris can be followed at www.twitter.com/RobHarrisCopyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Sponsored Stories Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help