Rio Paralympics 2016 Moroccan Mahdi Afri Wins Bronze in 400m

Rio de Janeiro – Morocco’s Mahdi Afri finished third in the men’s 400m T12 final on Saturday in the Paralympics games in Rio, Brazil.The race was dominated by Cuban Leinier Savon Pineda who crossed the finishing line in a time of 22.23 seconds, ahead of South African Hilton Langnhoven (22.43 sec). Afri finished the race in 22.55 sec.Moroco boasts so far six medals at these games (two golds, two silvers and two bronze).

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New UNKorean partnership aims to boost transfer of green technologies

The agreement signed in Vienna is the first between the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).Under its terms, KOICA will provide UNIDO with $900,000 to set up a trust fund that will be used for the identification, assessment and prioritization of pollution “hot spots” and transfer of environmentally sound technologies in the Cambodian section of the Mekong River.The project will help improve the water quality of the Mekong River and reduce the negative impacts from industrial activities through the introduction of UNIDO’s integrated approach for the transfer of environmentally sound technology. The two-year project will be implemented by UNIDO in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, and the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia. It is funded by the East Asia Climate Partnership, which was established by the Republic of Korea in 2008 to assist developing countries in East Asia that are coping with both economic growth and climate change simultaneously. The Vienna-based UNIDO helps developing countries to secure resource-efficient low-carbon growth, which creates new jobs while protecting the environment. It also helps them move to clean technologies and implement environmental agreements, and provides them with services and expertise to promote sustainable patterns of production. All of this is part of the agency’s efforts to promote ‘Green Industry’ – industry that does not harm the environment. 29 December 2010The United Nations today announced a new partnership with the Republic of Korea’s international development agency to facilitate the transfer of environmentally sound technologies to help Cambodia tackle pollution. read more

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Newspapers played major role in paving Toronto roads

If anyone doubts the power of the press, think again.Liberal newspapers were the main driver of Toronto’s street development during the turn of the 20th century, says Brock University Associate Professor of Geography Phillip Mackintosh.“They had an agenda to create public opinion around, and then generate capitalist interest in infrastructure,” says Mackintosh when describing the book he published earlier this year.In the book, Newspaper City: Toronto’s Street Surfaces and the Liberal Press, 1860-1935, Mackintosh argues that the Toronto Globe and Toronto Daily Star campaigned heavily for streets to be paved in downtown Toronto, mainly to increase business for their advertisers, who had shops and factories along those roads.“The newspaper industry made more money through advertising than it did through subscriptions, and that advertising enabled them to pay journalists more to get involved in muckraking,” explains Mackintosh.On a broader scale, city expansion would presumably lead to more newspaper subscriptions and better subscription rates, he says.The campaign to pave was a tough sell. Many people during the Victorian, Edwardian and interwar periods resisted the idea of having to pay to develop these streets through the local improvements by-law. The majority were okay with wood and gravel roads, the book argues.“The city was made up of a cross-section of people, most of them being middle class and under,” says Mackintosh. “Their ability to tolerate inconvenience was remarkable, so the liberal papers had to create pictures in peoples’ heads of a progressive city.”These ‘pictures’ included articles that presented two scenarios: “One depicted the status quo, with dirty, dangerous streets overrun with animals and unsavoury people; the other envisioned progress, with clean, civilized modern thoroughfare suitable for bourgeois society,” says the book.While the campaign resulted in the construction of asphalt roads, concrete sidewalks and regulated traffic in downtown Toronto, it also laid the groundwork for the press to become the liberal “fourth estate,” championing democracy and growth while making a profit, says Mackintosh.That part of Toronto’s history highlights newspapers’ strong influence in molding readers’ perceptions of the city as a whole and especially certain neighbourhoods.Mackintosh gives the example of reporters going into the “Ward,” which at that time, was the poorest part of the inner city. The neighbourhood is located in the area now bordered by Yonge, University, Queen and College streets.They would write about the squalor, crime, dirt and bad environment of that part of town, even though “there were all kinds of hard-working people and shop owners, but that’s not how the reporters saw it.“They reproduced the city in text for the readers, and the readers used their geographical imaginations to reproduce that city in their own heads. Suddenly the city was not the city they thought they lived in,” explains Mackintosh.He says Newspaper City provides another way to think of present-day “fake news” discussions and certain media whose sole purpose is to make a profit. read more

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Govts decision to scrap initial CJIA plan will hamper Guyanas progress

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCJIA fees increase: Initial expansion plans could have offset expenses – JagdeoApril 26, 2019In “latest news”Patterson says CJIA to be fully operational this weekJuly 15, 2019In “latest news”Exclusion of commercial, office space from CJIA contract to push local content – JagdeoMay 10, 2019In “Business” An impression of the completed CJIA expansion projectGovernment’s decision to scrap the initial plan to expand the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) could prevent Guyana from becoming a major hub in the Region, akin to the likes of Panama.These is the view expressed by Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, who said that under his Party’s tenure in Government  a  plan was catered to make CJIA a modern airport to accommodate aircraft from various countries, which would have eventually created trade opportunities.“It’s an enhanced cake shop now…they have cut out all the modern features. The length of the runway was critical to bringing in some types of aircraft here” he stated.Jagdeo recalled that under the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Administration, discussions were held with KLM Royal Dutch Airline and Suriname Airways to look at the possibility of having flights to Europe.According to him, the idea was to create an avenue where flights could have departed Guyana to Suriname and then onto Europe and vice versa.At present, Guyanese travelling to Europe have to travel to either Panama, Miami or New York, before they can go directly into any European country.“We could have direct flights into Europe but they will not come because those aircraft can’t land. That was the objective of lengthening the runway. You can’t go and market for a hub until you have facilities. That is what we were doing, but they have done their own thing,” he opined.Opposition leader Dr Bharrat JagdeoThe Opposition Leader said that traffic would have been increased had these initial plans had been carried out. First, Jagdeo said that perishable exports could have seen an increased.“Once you have more airlines flying you will see the cost of freight going down,” he said, which would have lent to that uptick.He also lamented that Guyana could have had more regular flights to Suriname, Northern Brazil, Barbados, Trinidad and onto Europe and North America.The PPP Administration, he said, was also in talks with South African airlines, discussing the possibility of them operating here, but the runway was an impediment.“They not marketing anything…If we look at the cost of borrowing, we would have borrowed over $170 million more in debt payment and if you add a small fee to every passenger and security you would have serviced the loan… It was a feasible project… but they need to do much more,” he added.The US$150 million expansion project was scheduled to be completed within 32 months of its commencement in 2013. However the deadline was extended to December 1, 2017, since the project would have experienced several delays.In 2012, Guyana, under the leadership of former President Donald Ramotar, had secured a US$138 million loan from the China Exim (Export-Import) Bank to fund the expansion and modernisation project, for which the Guyana Government has injected some US$12 million.However, when the coalition Government came into power in 2015, the project was put on hold, but following discussions between Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson and the contracting company China Harbour Engineering Corporation (CHEC), it was announced that the project would be continued but redesigned. Among the redesigning elements was the reduction of the air bridges from eight to a mere two.Government is now seeking to add two more air bridges at a cost of $346.5M.At a project update briefing, it was noted that of the US$150 million, only US$37.3 million had been expended to date.Of this amount, some US$33 million was spent by CHEC, which included US$1.9 million of local funds put up by the Government of Guyana.To date, the project is still to be completed. read more

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Chips code and gears Maker Faire 2011 gallery

first_imgThe Maker Faire made its way to NYC this weekend and Geek.com was in attendance. Below you can see a full gallery of the show and all the awesomeness that was in store for attendees, from the NY Hall of Science’s giant rockets, to upcoming Arduino models, to a flame-breather dragon made of scrap metal, to a DIY Segway and much more. We’ll highlight some of our favorite sightings and then move on to the full gallery.Above you seen can see the Faire’s waterfall swing. In it a conventional swing set was combined with a sprinkler system and some clever sensors. This odd mix ran water continuously except for when the person on the swing was about to get wet. Right before this happens the swing turned off and then quickly resumed. It worked a bit like a waterfall printer, if you’ve seen one of those before.There were 3D printers everywhere at Maker Faire. These contraptions are one of the major focuses of the event because they let people make their very own products, which they can then open source, resell, or combine into even cooler things. There were 3D printers of every make/model and then related devices, like 3D milling machines.One of the small-run manufactured products at Maker Faire was a $100 geiger counter kit. These are generally very expensive products that start at a few hundred dollars, but the one you see above was on sale for just $100. It’s something that you’ll hopefully never need, but it could prove incredibly useful in developing countries or when a large number of these devices are needed, like in the area around Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.During Arduino co-founder Massimo Banzi’s keynote a number of new Arduino models and much information about the future of Arduino was made public. Above you can see the upcoming Arduino DUE, but we also got a glimpse at three Arduino prototype products, the $20 Arduino Leonardo, the Atmel-powered WiFi Shield, and the upcoming version of the IDE. Some explanation of the Arduino 1.0 release was given as well. It was pretty cool stuff if you’ve been tinkering with these amazing microcontrollers.Now I’ll stop writing about the stuff I thought was cool, and let you move on on the images below…usb typewriterusb typewritersketch chairsifteoOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAnyc hall of sciencemicrosoft roboticsmassimo banzimaker faire nymaker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker faire 2011maker fairemakerkeyglovekeyglovehacker 2600geiger countergeiger countergadgeteergadgeteergadgeteergadgeteergadgeteerdiy segwayarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduinoarduino3d printer3d printer3d printer3d printer3d printerlast_img read more

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Esports the next big thing taking Australia by storm

first_imgThere are those who enjoy playing video games, and there are those who like to watch other people play.Thanks to the continuous advancements in technology, the latter group has been growing, video games being the entertainment industry sub-sector exreriencing a tremendous growth rate in the past few years. People are now willing to subscribe to services like Twitch, simply to be able to observe others play games such as Overwatch, Fortnight, League of Legends and FIFA that require great skill from players to stand out. And that’s where the term “competitive gaming” comes in to play.This sudden rise in interest has not gone unnoticed, as a lot of companies have begun to invest within this field, going so far as to host events, sponsor players or teams and offer hundreds of thousands of dollars either in cash orprizes, and sometimes even scholarships, to the winners.A good example of this is Greek Australian Peter Saisanas who saw his life change from one moment to the next. Peter was on the world leader boards of the popular soccer game FIFA when he began to be noticed.“In 2015 there was a competition for a sports brand and I represented South Melbourne,” he tells Neos Kosmos.“I represented the club, finished in the top eight and won $5,000.”In signing with South Melbourne, Saisanas became the first professional FIFA Esports player in Australia to accomplish such a feat. He has since participated in the FIFA Interactive World Cup qualifiers in Doha and the World Finals in Sydney where he finished in the top eight of the competition, winning $8,000.Last year, Peter was approached by the Football Federation of Australia in order to take part in the inaugural E-League season.“The E-League came along and they didn’t accept any foreign players from any other organisation. So South Melbourne released me and Perth Glory contacted me. They actually found me through a common connection, the ex-South Melbourne CEO, Peter Filopoulos.”After having experienced this, and going on to become a representative of well-respected football clubs, what is Saisanas’ opinion regarding Esports? Could it become an actual career path for people to follow?“It’s definitely a thing and it’s not meant to be taken as a joke anymore, because I guess a lot of the older generation see it as people locked in their rooms playing video games,” he says.“But when you read into it and you find out more, you see that the developers are putting so much money into games and the player base is hundreds of millions of people and it doesn’t discriminate. The player can be of any gender, of any race, of any size, of any height and you can still dominate the game that you’re playing. It makes sense that it’s rising because it’s for everyone and I think it will probably become, not as big as football, but the second highest sport based on viewership within the next couple of years.”Saisanas will be at the Melbourne Esports Open that takes place this weekend at Olympic Park along with most other top players in the city, willing to take on competitors who think they’ve got what it takes to test their mettle against one of the world’s top rated FIFA players. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Adventure is Banff Mountain Film Festivals hallmark

first_imgIf you caught “Free Solo” as it climbed cinematic heights last year, you already know that the best outdoor-adventure films are really internal-exploration films. While its physics and photography are simply jaw-dropping, what raises “Free Solo” higher than visual-adventure porn is its thoughtful study of the crazy climber at its center. According to a brain scan that we see happen in the film, he’s a man who turns out to have no functioning amygdala.The amygdala is the most ancient and survival-oriented node of the brain. It’s your fight-or-flight reactor. It’s the source of fear, which is what the star of “Free Solo” apparently cannot feel. Want to test out your own amygdala, and also meet some of the greatest adventurers of our day, while tucked safely into a movie theater seat? Check out the Banff Mountain Film Festival, a whole weekend’s worth of high-flying, death-defying journeys and achievements. The annual traveling festival, launched every winter from the Canadian resort town and arts mecca of Banff, Alberta, is back at the Kiggins Theatre for a two-day run, featuring two different programs of short movies, most between five and 15 minutes long, that whisk viewers to some of the most eye-popping places on this planet.Some are strictly visual experiences that aim only to wow you, but others delve into the lives, loves, back stories and motivations of those high flyers and death defiers.last_img read more

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ASA Challenges Congress to Pass Fast Track and IMF Legislation

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) is challenging the United States Congress and the Clinton Administration to take specific actions to boost agricultural exports and support farm income. ASA President Mike Yost said, “Congress must get its priorities straight and pass both Fast Track trade negotiating legislation and funding for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) before they adjourn in October.”In the past year, we have seen a deepening economic crisis in American agriculture. Soybean prices are down by over a third from their highs in 1996. In fact, 1998 crop prices are lower than at any time since the 1985 farm credit crisis. The last four months have seen the value of this year’s soybean crop fall by $2.6 billion.”This decline in farm prices is due, in large measure, to a sharp reversal in the historical growth trend of U.S. agricultural exports,” Yost stated. U.S. farm sales are down from over $60 billion in 1996 to $52.5 billion this year. One of the major causes of this reversal is the erosion of U. S. farm exports, as global financial problems have spread from Malaysia, Indonesia and Korea to Japan, Russia and Latin America.”In the absence of assistance from the International Monetary Fund, exports of U.S. soybeans and soybean products to IMF-assisted countries in Asia are down by $182 million from last year’s levels,” Yost said. “While there is no assurance that the $18 billion requested by the administration will turn the situation around, it is clear that continued failure of Congress to meet our obligations to the IMF will only make matters worse.”The same concern applies if Congress fails to provide Fast Track trade negotiation authority to the administration. Our trade representatives cannot negotiate trade agreements without Fast Track authority. Whether in agriculture or in other sectors of the economy, opponents of Fast Track have no chance to improve trade competitiveness if they continue to block this legislation. Instead, we will sit on the sidelines while our competitors conclude major agreements with our biggest customers.”Having spent more than 40 years successfully developing foreign markets for U.S. soybeans, the American Soybean Association knows that trade agreements are the building blocks of future growth,” stated Yost. “As with IMF funding, the continued failure of Congress and the administration to renew Fast Track authority will only make matters worse.”The American Soybean Association is asking members of Congress to consider the options facing U.S. farmers without IMF and Fast Track legislation. Under the 1996 Farm Bill, producers are not only permitted to expand planted acres, but also are encouraged to maximize production. The clear implication of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform (FAIR) Act is that U.S. trade and foreign policy will be designed to maximize producer competitiveness and market access.”U.S. farmers are now harvesting large or record crops for which there are either inadequate foreign buying power or insufficient market access. In the case of soybeans, one out of every two bushels produced must be exported to prevent price-depressing surpluses,” Yost explained. “Whether or not a member of Congress voted for the Farm Bill, each must recognize the consequences of inaction at this critical time. Prices will continue to fall, the number of farm families leaving the land will increase, and the ability of our industry to feed a hungry world in the next century will be seriously impaired.”Trade sanctions are also hurting U.S. soybean farmers. The American Soybean Association estimates that, due to sanctions, the U.S. soybean industry is being denied access to a $554 million market and the U.S. economy has to forgo 2,700 to 4,000 jobs. U.S. soybean farmers have lost exports of 71.8 million dollars to Cuba, 53.8 million dollars to Iran, 14.4 million dollars to North Korea, and 4.7 million dollars to Iraq. That’s more than 144 million dollars of lost opportunities. The ASA estimates that U.S. soybean prices would be 6 to 9 cents higher per bushel if Congress will lift these sanctions before it adjourns.last_img read more

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Coast Guard Locates Three Overdue Men On Chenega Island

first_imgOriginal Story: http://www.radiokenai.us/coast-guard-searching-for-three-men-near-whittier/ After spotting their 20-foot vessel and a flag on the beach, the Jayhawk crew was able to land, embark the men, and safely transport them to Seward, with no medical concerns. It was reported the men survived by eating kelp and drinking water while staying out of the elements in a cabin they found on the island. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew located three hunters overdue since Friday, on the south side of Chenega Island in Prince William Sound, Monday afternoon.center_img Michael McNeil, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command duty officer: “Our crews were able to brave the terrible weather, overcome lack of information as to where these men could be, and safely get them back to their family and community.” Photo courtesy of: U.S. Coast Guardlast_img read more

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No doubt that BNP will join the polls Quader

first_imgAwami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul QuaderRuling Bangladesh Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said he has no doubt that opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party would participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections.He said this during a press conference at AL president’s Dhanmondi political office in the capital.“I don’t know why the opposition camp isn’t in a festive mood, but the BNP will participate in the national elections. I have no doubt about that,” Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, told the newsmen at the conference.Responding to a query about election commission (EC) secretary Helaluddin Ahmed’s directive to inform the EC within three days if any party wants to take part in the polls as a coalition, the AL general secretary said they would seek time as many calculations had to be sorted out.AL joint general secretary Mahbub ul Alam Hanif, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, organising secretary AKM Enamul Haque, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury and office secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap were present in the conference.last_img read more

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Cardinals Head to Florida for ITA KickOff Weekend

first_imgFlorida Atlantic Series Record: First meeting.Scouting the Owls: Florida Atlantic enters Saturday’s matchup as the No. 3 seed with a 3-3 record, coming off a 6-1 loss to Miami. The Owls are led by Fernandez Horta, who holds a record of 4-1 through six dual matches and has won four straight heading into the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. In doubles, Igancio Garcia and Jason Legal have put together three wins at No. 1 for the Owls.  Print Friendly Version The winners of each match will meet Sunday at 11 a.m. to play for an automatic berth to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships. The consolation match will also take place Sunday at 9 a.m. Each of the 15 winning schools from host sites across the nation will also be invited to the championships, which will be held in Chicago, Ill. from Feb. 15-18. “We are excited about our ninth bid in 10 seasons to the ITA National Kick-Off Tournament,” said UofL head coach Rex Ecarma. “This event features the Top 60 teams in the country annually. It is one of the most exciting weekends of the year for our sport. There are 15 regionals around the country where every match features ranked teams. We are seeded No. 2 in the Gainesville Regional. It is an outdoor regional but our week in Hawaii has helped us prepare for this.” William & MarySeries Record: Louisville leads 5-1.Last Meeting: March 16, 2007 –William & Mary won 4-0 at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.Scouting the Tribe: William & Mary heads into the ITA Kick-Off Weekend as the fourth seed in the bracket. In their first dual match of the season, the Tribe fell to then-No. 17 Virginia by a mark of 6-1. Sophomore Sebastian Quiros defeated No. 38 Gianni Ross 6-2, 0-6, 6-2 at No. 3 to pick up the Tribe’s highest ranked win since 2014. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville men’s tennis team will travel south to Gainesville, Fla. to face Florida Atlantic in the first round of the 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Kick-Off Weekend on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Cardinals will then meet either Florida or William & Mary on the final day of the tournament. Florida Series Record: Florida leads 1-0.Last Meeting: April 8, 1989 – The Cardinals lost 8-1 in Louisville.Scouting the Gators: The fourth-ranked Gators open their dual match season this weekend as the No. 1 seed against William & Mary. In 2018, Florida finished with a record of 19-10 and made a run to the Elite Eight at the NCAA Championships. Following fall tournament action, the Gators boast five singles players and three doubles teams ranked in the ITA standings, led by No. 9 Oliver Crawford and the No. 8 pair of Andy Andrade and Crawford.center_img Up NextThe Cardinals return to the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center on Friday, Feb. 1 for a 3 p.m. matchup against Georgia State. Mizrahi is off to a stellar start in his first season as a Cardinal with a perfect 4-0 record at the six-spot. Fellow freshman Sergio Hernandez Ramirez is also undefeated with a 3-0 mark at No. 5. Brandon Lancaster is the top-ranked singles player for Louisville at No. 104 and holds a 2-1 record in dual match play. Story Links About Louisville Men’s Tennis The Cardinals (3-1) return to action after picking up victories over Butler and Lipscomb, but falling to then-ranked No. 17 Virginia last weekend. Louisville blanked Butler 4-0 in its home opener, followed by a 5-1 win over Lipscomb just hours later. Freshman David Mizrahi notched Louisville’s lone win against Virginia as they fell 4-1 to the Cavaliers. In doubles, Lancaster and George Hedley checked in at No. 34 in the latest ITA rankings and are 1-0 in dual match action.last_img read more

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Car dealership helps Animal AntiCruelty League

first_imgMortimer Toyota donated blankets and food to the Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL) on Monday morning.A drop-off box has been stationed at Mortimer, where people had the opportunity to donate food and other needed items towards the league.A special thanks from the AACL goes out to the dynamic and friendly team from Mortimer Toyota.DID YOU KNOW?Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsitelast_img read more

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Australia in identity crisis Gap Adventures CEO

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: C.F Australian tourism is in the midst of an identity crisis, according to Gap Adventures CEO Bruce Poon Tip. The successful tour entrepreneur said that Tourism Australia (TA) has veered off track since 1984 when Paul Hogan lured tourists down under with the promise that he’d throw another shrimp on the Barbie. “Paul Hogan was an everyman that everyone could relate to and I know you guys are probably sick of hearing foreigners talk about putting a shrimp on the barbie, but these ads gave Australia an identity, and I think there’s been an identity crisis ever since,” he told e-Travel Blackboard. Commenting on TA’s latest campaign, There’s Nothing Like Australia, Mr Poon Tip said, “This is one of the most beautifully executed campaigns I have ever seen and it’s perfect for domestic tourism but as an outsider I didn’t find it very compelling.” He said the campaign was very patriotic and gave Australians a platform to express how they view their country, but he didn’t feel that would be enough to attract international tourists. Mr Poon Tip said that Australia has many assets which presents the tourism board with “a good problem” as they form an identity for the market. The Gap Adventures CEO did applaud Tourism Victoria’s efforts admitting that their “You’ll love every piece of Victoria” campaign was one of the best he had ever seen. Bruce Poon Tip was in Noosa to present the keynote speech at the Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference.last_img read more

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Chances are they wont all be as tough to come by

first_imgChances are they won’t all be as tough to come by as the one he got Thursday night.“I would say just good concentration; just making sure I keep my eye on the ball the whole time,” Floyd said of how he did it. “Once it hit my hand, I was just focused on it the whole time.”It’s a promising step in the receiver’s development because, as everyone knows, Floyd could go a long way towards freeing up Larry Fitzgerald. Anyone who can draw attention away from the Pro Bowler would be helpful, and if Floyd continues to make catches like the one he scored on he’ll do just that.“That was a circus catch, he did a really good job of going up there and making that play,” Fitzgerald said of his teammate. “That’s a play we’ve seen him make at Notre Dame over the years, and I’m sure he’s going to be doing that for the Cardinals as well.”The catch can be seen below, and H/T to SBNation for providing the video. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Top Stories Comments   Share   It was Floyd’s only reception of the night, but it was easily the highlight of the game.“It feels good,” Floyd said of finally reaching the end zone. “I haven’t had one since I was back at Notre Dame. I was hoping and praying that I would get one.”In truth, few were ever worried the former college star would never reach NFL paydirt. While he hasn’t been torching opposing defenders on a regular basis, Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt gave no indication there was any concern over how the rookie had done thus far in his NFL career.“He’s had a good camp,” the coach said, adding that Floyd may have gotten lost a bit with regards to the coaches trying to get a look at other wideouts. Besides, Whisenhunt said, sometimes the ball just doesn’t go the receiver’s way.As for the grab Thursday night, though, Whisenhunt said the play was designed to give Floyd a chance to come up big.“That’s the thing that you expect out of Michael, and I think he’ll make a lot more of those going forward,” he said.That could get expensive, as Floyd said he’s planning on keeping every ball he scores a touchdown with. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaycenter_img – / 24 D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Glendale, Ariz. — For Arizona Cardinals rookie Michael Floyd, the moment was long overdue.The 13th-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the receiver was having a fairly quiet preseason through four games.Then came the fifth game, which featured the catch.Floyd leapt between a pair of Broncos defenders to come down with a Ryan Lindley pass. The play was good for a 22-yard touchdown, the receiver’s first in the NFL.last_img read more

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The relaxant property of cannabis used in medical marijuana should not be a scheduled drug according to a preliminary report on cannabidiol (CBD) by the World Health Organization (WHO) As part of the report published today authors claimed that CBD is not associated with abuse potential and does not lead to physical dependence The report also states that CBD is generally well tolerated with a good safety profile adding that it is a useful treatment for epilepsy and palliative care "There is increased interest from Member States in the use of cannabis for medical indications including for palliative care" the report said "Responding to that interest and increase in use WHO has in recent years gathered more robust scientific evidence on therapeutic use and side effects of cannabis and cannabis components" Credit: PA Images In conclusion the reports authors wrote: "Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have some therapeutic value for seizures due to epilepsy and related conditions" They added that current information does not justify scheduling of cannabidiol and said that taking medical marijuana will not lead to addiction to THC the psychoactive property of cannabis However the WHO has also recommended imposing stronger restrictions on fentanyl a synthetic opioid believed to have killed thousands of people in the US drug addiction epidemic The organisation will complete a fuller review of cannabis next year assessing all cannabis-related substances physicians and the cannabis industry Credit: PA Images The report comes after widespread declassification of cannabis in North America and Europe Back in July Greece went ahead and legalised cannabis for medical purposes joining the Czech Republic Finland the Netherlands Portugal and Spain making it the sixth EU member state to legalise it Cannabis has been linked to helping those suffering from cancer multiple sclerosis fibromyalgia Crohns anxiety depression AIDS rheumatoid arthritis ME PTSD epilepsy and both chronic and neuropathic pain "From now on the country is turning its page as Greece is now included in countries where the delivery of medical cannabis to patients in need is legal" Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said at a press conference as reported by the Government Gazette Featured Image Credit: PA Images Topics: News World newsShillong: The Centre’s decision to repeal AFSPA from Meghalaya was on Tuesday unanimously welcomed by political parties students’ organisations and church leaders of the state Meghalaya home minister James K Sangma said he was grateful to the Union government for considering the state’s request of revoking The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from the state Representational image AFP "We are thankful to the Centre for responding to the Meghalaya government’s request for denotification of AFSPA in the Garo Hills areas adjoining Assam" he told PTI adding militancy has been "by and large contained" in the state and this was made possible by the Meghalaya police A home ministry official had on Monday said the Centre has revoked AFSPA which empowers security forces to conduct operations and arrest individuals without prior notice from the entire state of Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh with effect from 31 March Lauding the Centre’s move the Congress credited the erstwhile Mukul Sangma-led government for it "The imposition of AFSPA had lots of demerits in a state like Meghalaya as it has often been seen that language barrier led to atrocities here This was the reason why former chief minister Mukul Sangma did not allow the army to take up operations in the Garo Hills" Congress spokesperson Zenith Sangma said He said Mukul Sangma focused on raising Special Force-10 the state’s own anti-insurgency force to bring peace in the state Meghalaya is the first state to have its own anti-insurgency force the Congress spokesperson said The North East Students Organisation (NESO) demanded revocation of the "controversial law" from the other states of the region "The NESO welcomes the decision of Ministry of Home Affairs to revoke AFSPA from Meghalaya In fact we want the act to be removed from all northeastern states where it is in force at the moment" its chairman Samuel B Jyrwa told PTI The act has only given undue authority to the armed forces to "torture and kill people at will" he said "AFSPA failed miserably in containing militant activities It has only led to human rights violations by the armed forces" Jyrwa alleged adding even after 27 years of theimposition of the act in Meghalaya it did not have any positive impact on the law and order situation Echoing similar sentiments former church leader PBM Basaiawmoit said the people of North East can rejoice together once the act is repealed from other states in the region "People will be happy if the draconian law is totally removed from India’s statute books No one will be considered as the enemy of the state" he said Paris: World athletics’ governing body on Thursday introduced controversial new rules for female athletes who have high testosterone levels in a move seen as targeting South Africa’s double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya File image of South Africa’s Caster Semenya AP The new rules will allow such athletes to compete only if they take medication to reduce naturally occurring levels of testosterone Semenya has long raised controversy because of her powerful physique and deep voice related to hyperandrogenism the medical condition which causes a person to produce high levels of male sex hormones She replied to the new rules which come into effect on 1 November 2018 by retweeting messages of support and the slogan: "How beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged" However South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) blasted the regulations as unjust and racist and urged the Pretoria government to challenge them in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) "The ANC will stand with Caster Semenya in yet another attempt by international sport bodies to exclude and discriminate against her" the party said in a statement "We call on all sports loving people to stand and defend athletes against these anti-sport regulations that will not only prevent athletes from participating in sporting events but will also infringe on their human rights" The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has for years struggled to create a "level playing field" for female athletes while respecting Semenya’s rights Fair competition The South African has responded by winning one title after another— most recently the 800m-1500m double at the Commonwealth Games The rules which the IAAF puts under the heading "Difference of Sexual Development" (DSD)" cover races from 400m to the mile including 400m hurdles races 800m 1500m one-mile races and combined events over the same distances Dr Stephane Bermon of the IAAF Medical and Science Department said in a statement "The latest research we have undertaken and data we have compiled show that there is a performance advantage in female athletes with DSD over the track distances covered by this rule" IAAF President Sebastian Coe said "The revised rules are not about cheating— no athlete with a DSD has cheated— they are about levelling the playing field to ensure fair and meaningful competition in the sport of athletics" South Africa’s athletics federation said it stood by all its athletes but would study the new regulations "Once done we will then inter-act with the IAAF" the federation Athletics South Africa said in a statement "We want to state very clearly that we support all our athletes who may be affected by this new ruling" it added Lt. 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