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March 2, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgDo something relevant… Please don’t speak on me bro ever again!!!— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 24, 2016Bob please never speak in public again… you are everything that is wrong with the old guard …— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 24, 2016 I’m tired of old people that have no connection with anything trying to comment on music!— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 24, 2016 This is an interesting feud that’s developed. As Kanye points out, Bob Ezrin is a stalwart member of the “Old Guard,” a man with a decades long career who’s worked on cultural touchstones and yet has managed to stay relevant to the present day. Kanye West has shown himself to be a talented producer, a performer with aspirations to the higher levels of art and a public persona that is baffling in its complete lack of shame and nuance.  The two couldn’t be farther apart on notoriety scale, but knowing the attention Kanye’s antics bring, Ezrin is about to have his profile raised considerably. Let the good times roll. In an open letter shared by veteran music journalist Bob Lefsetz‘s blog, the Lefsetz Letter, long time record producer Bob Ezrin sharply took Kanye West to task for his over the top antics and self aggrandization. Ezrin has earned the bonafides to speak out on such matters, helping to create masterpieces such as Pink Floyd‘s legendary double album The Wall and Lou Reed’s Berlin, not to mention his recent work on the Phish album, Fuego.In the letter, Ezrin was bluntly dismissive of Kanye’s self purported “Genius,” dropping hits like “…unlike other creators in his genre like Jay-Z, Tupac, Biggie or even M.C. Hammer for that matter, it’s unlikely that we’ll be quoting too many of Kanye’s songs 20 years from now. He didn’t open up new avenues of public discourse like NWA, or introduce the world to a new art form like Grandmaster Flash, or even meaningfully and memorably address social issues through his music like Marshall, Macklemore and Kendrick.”  The letter wasn’t entirely critical, as he did give Kanye props on his production skills, saying: “In my opinion, his productions are his best work – and I admit I’m jealous of several of them…” though he went on to say “…but I don’t think he’s on quite the same level as Timbaland and Rick Rubin among several others. His song writing – meaning the stuff with melodies – is sophomoric at best.”He even took a moment to lament the recent pairing of West and music icon Paul McCartney, opining “I was embarrassed for Sir Paul – one of the greatest Artists of our era – by their collaboration, though it was pointed out to me that this got him his highest chart position in decades. So I guess he didn’t mind. But I kind of did!”Ezrin worried that people seem to be buying into the hype and equating Kanye’s body of work as “Art” with a capitol “A.”  Or as he puts it “…Kanye’s greatest achievements have been in the form of excessive behavior, egomaniacal tantrums and tasteless grandstanding. What he is a true artist at is living his life out loud – and shoving it down the throats of the rest of us whether we give a shit or not. He’s like that flasher who interrupts a critical game by running naked across the field. Is that art???” That fact that Kanye has released an album he is still tinkering with, Ezrin was found himself pondering the very nature of West. “The great musicians, writers, poets, rappers, performers, dancers, players, conductors, directors and producers work all their lives for that one moment of complete perfection – that one brilliant performance, that one perfect song, that one enduring and life-altering work. 10,000 hours is peanuts in comparison to the real amount of time spent by true artists in their lifelong pursuit of excellence. But no one else that I have seen is this happy to have the audience watching all along the way. They are working to the culmination of something; to the exquisite feeling of completion that comes from working and reworking until that moment when their creation, or their performance, is as good as it could possibly be. This guy is just feeding the media machine and I’m not even certain to what end. Maybe he JUST needs the attention, like that flasher, and isn’t happy unless he’s the center of it.”He closes a letter with a sad lament.  “I don’t even know why I’m so angry about this. Except maybe I lament for a world where being truly, world-shakingly excellent at anything – at least in the field of popular music if not elsewhere – is no longer absolutely necessary. You can be a star today just by creating a public life that people pay attention to. That’s it. All you have to do is be interesting or likable or shocking enough and you can have your 15 minutes of fame…even if that means that no one will remember you or what you’ve done in just a few years. Line ‘em up. How many “popular artists” have come and gone in just the last decades. In my mind (which is a pretty busy as often too judgmental place, I will admit) real artists make stuff that changes the world and LASTS.”Naturally, Kanye took to Twitter to reply.Has anybody ever heard of Bob Ezrin???— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 24, 2016 Ezrin I truly feel sorry for your friends and family that they have had to suffer an idiot like you for so many years…— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 24, 2016last_img read more

October 6, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_img25 Hedges Ave, Mermaid Beach sold for $6.5 million.THE heat has stayed in the property market with two $6 million sales netting sellers $1 million-plus profits.In Mermaid Beach, a Gold Coast buyer paid $6.5 million for a 1970s beachfront shack on Millionaires’ Row.In 2015, the two-bedroom home on a 607sq m block at 25 Hedges Ave sold for $5 million.Kollosche Prestige Agents principal Michael Kollosche said the new owners planned to demolish the house and build their dream home.“We had a fair bit of interest in it but it just took a while to transact,” Mr Kollosche said.The property also changed hands in 1996 for $1.2 million and again in 1998 for $1.4 million.Mr Kollosche said stock levels were the tightest he had ever seen.“There’s been lots of strong sales in Monaco St, Broadbeach Waters, the beachfront and riverfront and it looks like we will continue to see this.”More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago20-24 Oatland Esplanade, Runaway Bay sold for around $6 million.On the northern Gold Coast, a triple waterfront block at Runaway Bay sold for around $6 million to a Chinese developer.In 2010 the same block sold for $4.75 million.Ray White, Sovereign Island agent Alex Phillis said 20-24 Oatland Esplanade was a prized location.“You have views across the Broadwater that extend to Wavebreak Island and over to South Stradbroke Island and of course it’s in a quiet cul-de-sac street,” Mr Phillis said.“Having the canal behind it makes it the ultimate block on the Gold Coast.“You could build three mansions there or an exclusive four-level apartment building.”The land was on the market for $6.9 million.last_img read more

December 24, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_img Match Notes Tom Hands sealed the 4-0 sweep with his 6-3, 6-1 victory over Marius Frosa at No. 3. 2. Ben Clark/Finley Hall (DU) vs. Chad Kissell/Brandon Ancona (VALPO) 5-5, unfinished Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (5,1,3,4,2,6) In the nightcap of the twinbill, Drake (15-13, 5-0 Summit) swept two of the doubles matches to go up 1-0. 6. Freddie Powell (DU) def. Daniel Langston (VALPO) 6-3, 7-5 2. Eddie Stoica/Andrea Trapani (WSU) def. Finley Hall/Ben Clark (DU) 6-3 1. Haru Inoue (WSU) vs. Barny Thorold (DU) 2-6, 3-2 Unfinished 3. Tom Hands (DU) def. Marius Frosa (WSU) 6-3, 6-1 Senior Ben Wood and freshman Freddie Powell each won in straight sets at No. 4 and No. 6, respectively to cap off Drake’s 6-1 victory over the Crusaders. 6. Eddie Stoica (WSU) vs. Finley Hall (DU) 6-4, 3-4, Unfinished Doubles competition 3. Tom Hands/Ben Wood (DU) def. Murkel Dellien/Haru Inoue (WSU) 6-4 The Bulldogs will travel to Lincoln, Neb. for their final non-conference match of the season on Wednesday, April 18, as they square off against the Nebraska Huskers. Drake 6, Valparaiso 1Apr 14, 2018 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)  2. Vinny Gillespie (DU) def. Murkel Dellien (WSU) 6-2, 6-4 Singles competition Clark gave Drake a 2-0 advantage with his 6-1, 6-3 win over Valpo’s Garrett Garder at No. 5. Match Notes Drake 15-13 (5-0 Summit) 1. Vinny Gillespie/Barny Thorold (DU) def. Garrett Gardner/Kweisi Kenyatte (VALPO) 6-3 Drake used that momentum from doubles into singles to win the first set on four of the six courts.center_img Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (2,5,3) 1. #76 Vinny Gillespie/Barny Thorold (DU) def. Miroslav Herzan/Andrea Caligiana (WSU) 7-6 (7-0) 3. Ben Wood/Tom Hands (DU) def. Brian Pecyna/Franklin Brozovich (VALPO) 6-2 Vinny Gillespie extended Drake’s lead to 2-0 with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Murkel Dellien at No. 2 singles. Ben Clark rolled past Andrea Trapani, 6-3, 6-0 at No. 5 to put Drake up 3-0. Singles competition 5. Ben Clark (DU) def. Andrea Trapani (WSU) 6-3, 6-0 Wichita State 14-9 3. Tom Hands (DU) def. Brandon Ancona (VALPO) 6-2, 6-2 Doubles competition 4. Miroslav Herzan (WSU) vs. Ben Wood (DU) 6-3, 5-6 Unfinished Drake 14-13 4. Ben Wood (DU) def. Gabriel Carvajal (VALPO) 6-3, 6-2 Drake 4, Wichita State 0Apr 14, 2018 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)  Valparaiso 7-10 (4-2 Summit) 5. Ben Clark (DU) def. Garrett Gardner (VALPO) 6-1, 6-3 Barny Thorold defeated Chad Kissell 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 to put Drake a point away from victory. A few minutes later, Hands completed his 6-2, 6-2 straight set victory at No. 3 to clinch the Bulldog win. 1. Barny Thorold (DU) def. Chad Kissell (VALPO) 6-2, 6-4 DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University men’s tennis team went 2-0 in its final two home games, sweeping Wichita State, 4-0, and then beating Valpo, 6-1, Saturday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.The Bulldogs managed to sweek out the doubles point over the Shockers to take an early 1-0 lead. 2. Kweisi Kenyatte (VALPO) def. Vinny Gillespie (DU) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (12-10)  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

December 18, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgA key analysis of wreckage from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has confirmed a flap from the aircraft’s right wing was stowed, effectively killing off a theory that the plane was in a controlled dive.The finding is one of several supporting the Australian Transport Safety Bureau’s initial analysis of the crash and indicates the plane is still somewhere close to the seventh arc generated by the final signal between the plane, a geostationary satellite and a ground station in Perth.A report released today by the ATSB said a further analysis of the signals was consistent  with aircraft being in a “a high and increasing rate of descent’’ as it plunged towards the ocean.Preliminary results of a drift analysis by Australia’s top scientific organisation, the CSIRO, also indicated it was unlikely that debris originated from the south of the current search area.“The northern most simulated regions were also found to be less likely,’’ it said. “Drift analysis work is ongoing and is expected to refine these results.’’The analysis of the right, outboard flap section was considered a key piece of evidence and the ATSB sent its findings to manufacturer Boeing to have them verified. It is one of more than 20 items of debris that have been brought to the attention of the investigator and are of interest.They include a panel section from the right horizontal stabiliser, a piece of engine cowling, a piece of panelling from a closet adjacent to a door and a trailing edge section of the left outboard flap.Both flap sections had unique identifying numbers linking them, though manufacturing records, to the missing plane and to Malaysia Airlines and were deemed to be “almost certainly’’ from the aircraft.The flap was examined for any interaction with mechanisms, supports and surrounding components that could indicate its state at the time it was broken off.Investigators found that damage to components at the inboard end of the outboard was consistent with the flap being retracted and an adjacent flaperon being in the neutral position.The flap would have been extended had a pilot been preparing the plane for a controlled ditching and the flaperon would been in a down position.“The possibility of the damage originating from a more complex failure sequence, commencing with the flaps extended, was considered much less likely,’’ the report said.“With the flap in the retracted position, alignment of the flap and flaperon rear spar lines, along with the close proximity of the two parts, indicated a probable relationship between two areas of damage around the rear spars of the parts.“This was consistent with contact between the two parts during the aircraft breakup sequence, indicating that the flaperon was probably aligned with the flap, at or close to the neutral (faired) position.’’The ATSB earlier this year had Boeing run a series of additional scenarios using a sophisticated engineering simulator  to determine end-of-flight scenarios.Simulations that experienced a descent rate consistent with the ranges and timing from the burst frequency offset analysis general hit the water within 15 nautical miles of the seventh arc.But it also found the aircraft was capable of traveling rearwards from the direction of travel about 21 nautical miles and in some instances it remained airborne for approximately 20 minutes after the second engine flameout.The report has been released ahead of a three-day First Principles Review Summit which brings together experts and officials from the countries involved in the search for MH370. Australian Transport Minister  Darren Chester said the  “First Principles Review Summit” brought together an “extraordinary team of Australian and international experts”’ who had been involved in the search for MH370, to review all the available data and analysis associated with the search.“The experts will also inform the remainder of the search effort, and develop guidance for any future search operations,’’ he said.“A report detailing the findings of the review will be released after the meeting.“Australia, Malaysia, and China continue to work together to find MH370. My thoughts, and the thoughts of all those involved in the summit, remain with the families and friends of the 239 passengers and crew.”Mr Chester stopped short of ruling out a new search if new  information emerged but said an agreement struck in July  to end the search once the current 120,000 sq. km area of high probability was swept remained in force unless this happened.He said it was not his role to second-guess the experts and the Australian government worked in partnership with its Malaysian and Chinese counterparts on these issues. “Quite rightly, we will continue to explore every bit of information that’s available, and allow the experts from the ATSB in Australia, also the international experience, to inform our efforts,’’ he saidMr Chester rejected suggestions the search, which he described as an “historic and heroic effort’’, had been pointless.“We are doing the best we possibly can, and we assembled experts from around the world to reassess the data that’s available to us and then make our decisions,’’ he said.The search is continuing with two ships now back in the field with remote vehicles capable of re-checking anomalies already mapped and investigating the canyons and ravines in water up to 6kms deep .The experts reviewing the search include four B777 captains as well as representatives from accident investigators in the US, the UK and Malaysia as well as scientists,  manufacturer Boeing and technology companies such as Inmarsat and Thales.The head of the ATSB search, Peter Foley, said his team had devoted an extraordinary amount of time to solving the MH370 puzzle and was motivated by the desire to find the aircraft for the families and for aviation safety more broadly.He said the the  conference would look again at the evidence gathered so far and any new analysis that was emerging in areas such as drift analysis.“I think also it’s a chance to look back and see if there’s anything else that we can possibly do to better our understanding, any additional work that can be done to better our understanding about what happened to that aircraft,’’ he said.Asked if this was a last shot for the searchers, Mr Foley said: “I don’t think there’s a last shot, I think we’re doing what’s a sensible approach at this point and that’s to review all the evidence we have and look at the analysis and see if there’s anything extra that can be done.”last_img read more

December 17, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest It was a “dog-gone” good time at the first ever Eukanuba Performance Games, recently held at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington. The games are a series of competitions that require a strong team bond between a dog and its handler for success.The Eukanuba Performance Games lasted four days from September 14 through 17. There were 1,300 registrants (and their dogs) at the event, traveling from as far as Florida and Washington to compete.“We are thrilled with the success of the first-ever Eukanuba Performance Games this year,” said Andrea Goldstein, external communications manager for Royal Canin USA. “We can’t imagine a better way to introduce the new Eukanuba Field and ROYAL CANIN RING event venues at The Roberts Centre. From the competitors and attendees, to the community and the venue, we were amazed by the response we received for the event in only its inaugural year.”The competition was split into six different divisions to test the dogs and their handlers’ skills. The Fast Cat division tested the dogs’ speed in a timed 100-yard dash. The dock diving event challenged dogs to jump off a dock as high or as far as they could into a body of water. Scent work competitions highlighted dogs’ ability to discern certain smells. Once a dog noticed a specific scent, he/she would alert their handler.Disc games featured and emphasized the bond between handler and dog, as they threw andConley and Dorothy also participated in the dock diving contest.caught discs in a variety of different games. The barn hunt competition promoted dogs’ predatory instincts, as they worked their way through a maze of straw and hay to locate rats that were enclosed in aeriated tubes. There were also agility games to test the dogs’ ability and willingness to work with their handlers. The dogs and handlers navigated through obstacle courses and completed tasks.Marla Conley and her border collie, Dorothy, of Delaware County participated in the inaugural contest. The team is fairly new to the sport, having just started this year.“We competed in disc events and in dock diving this year,” Conley said. “There are a few different games within the disc event. There is throw and go, which is essentially toss and fetch with your dog, and then there is a game called ‘fris-gility’ which is a series of obstacles the dog has to do before the dog catches the disc. You earn points by throwing the disc to different zones in a field. When you get points, you can win titles and then you can move through different levels too. The levels just kind of measure your competency and skill.”Marla Conley and her border collie, Dorothy, of Delaware County participated in the inaugural Eukanuba Performance Games in Wilmington. Photo by Taila Lewis.Most events are only split between two levels.“There were about 40 to 50 teams in the disc contest, and we were able to place tenth overall which was really exciting, especially since this is the first time they have held this event,” Conley said. “We competed in four different disc games over the four days and then they took our cumulative score to place us.”She and her dog Dorothy also placed second in the throw and go games at level 2, which is for teams that have advanced skill and competency.Preparing for the games required many hours of practice from both the handler and the dog.“I have to practice my accuracy and my distance with my disc throwing,” Conley said. “In the competition, you have to keep the disc inbounds on the field and then you’re aiming for the spots that give you higher points too. Dorothy and I will also practice together too. We practice a lot of communication skills together.”Conley and Dorothy also participated in the dock diving contest. Dorothy jumped a personal best of 24 feet and two inches. They also are working on learning to do free style, which is aThough they are a fairly new team to these kinds of events, Conley and Dorothy had a very successful outing. Photo by Taila Lewisroutine for the handler and the dog that involves tricks.“Right now Dorothy is able to do a few tricks,” Conley said. “She is able to do a flip in the air when she jumps. I just have to make sure she is safe and that we start slow.”Conley and Dorothy plan to participate in more dog shows throughout the year.“I love going to the shows because of all the great people you get to meet,” she said. “Everyone is so helpful and just really nice. It’s a competition but everyone is rooting for each other to do well.”Eukanuba and Royal Canin are already looking forward to hosting the games again in 2018 and, likely, for years to come.last_img read more

December 15, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgRelated Posts dan rowinski The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology Hacker group Anonymous claims to have obtained 12 million iOS user IDs from the computer of an FBI agent and has released nearly 1 million of those IDs along with corresponding personal information. The claim, if it is true, raises important questions. For instance, what was an FBI agent doing with personal information about 12 million private citizens?According to a post on Pastebin by members of Anonymous, the group obtained the unique device identification numbers (UDID) in March from the laptop of Supervisor Special Agent Christopher K. Stangl. Anonymous hacked into the laptop using a known Java vulnerability and copied 12 million UDIDs along with associated information such as user names, zip codes, cell phone numbers, and street addresses. The post explained the group’s motivations for releasing the information. Anonymous is upset with the U.S. government for recruiting hackers to “carry out their own political agendas” and closed systems that do not allow users to do as they wish with devices they purchase. The group is also upset about the arrest of hacker Jeremy Hammond and efforts to prosecute Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks. The post amounts to a lengthy (if scattered) diatribe on the group’s concerns and why it continues to hack into government and corporate databases and release the information it finds. “We decided we’d help out Internet security by auditing FBI first. We all know by now they make Internet insecure on purpose to help their bottom line. But it’s a shitty job, especially since they decided to hunt us down and jail our friends,” Anonymous wrote. If the Anonymous list of UDIDs is real (and it looks like it is), the most pertinent question is what the FBI, and Stangl in particular, were doing with those numbers. Knowing the UDID of an iOS device could lead to tracking of that device and the credit card or social accounts it is tied to. Earlier this year, Apple shut off UDID access to App Store developers because of the potential abuse of privacy that UDIDs afford. The use of UDIDs could allow marketers and advertisers to track user location and other activities on the user’s device. That information could be very lucrative for advertisers and marketers. Apparently, it could also be useful to the FBI. Aldo Cortesi, a coder and security consultant in New Zealand, has been preaching about the dangerous use of UDIDs for several years. He has long expected a dump of millions of UDIDs by enterprising hackers. “I’ve often been asked ‘What’s the worst that can happen?’ My response was always that the worst case scenario would be if a large database of UDIDs leaked … and here we are,” Cortesi wrote on his personal website. Anonymous agrees with Cortesi that establishing UDIDs was a bad idea from the beginning. “[We] always thought it was a really bad idea. That hardware coded IDs for devices concept should be eradicated from any device on the market in the future,” Anonymous wrote. For all its loud and disjointed rhetoric, the data leak put an exclamation point on the issue of FBI tracking and Apple’s use of UDIDs. Anonymous released the 1 million UDIDs to attract attention of the FBI, Apple, federal governments and large corporations. It is safe to say that the group has their attention now. Update:The FBI has responded to the alleged hacking by denying that it happened. In a short release issued by the department on the afternoon of Sept. 4, the FBI stated: “The FBI is aware of published reports alleging that an FBI laptop was compromised and private data regarding Apple UDIDs was exposed. At this time, there is no evidence indicating that an FBI laptop was compromised or that the FBI either sought or obtained this data.” Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagementcenter_img Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Tags:#mobile#privacy#security What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech …last_img read more

November 30, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgRobinson takes blame for Lyceum’s first loss: ‘I made some bad decisions’ Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa MOST READ ONE CEO believes Joshua Pacio won the fight PLAY LIST 00:52ONE CEO believes Joshua Pacio won the fight00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA LATEST STORIES The 21-year-old Team Lakay member bounced back from his loss to Hayato Suzuki back in August and Pacio knows his victory was a statement win in ONE’s strawweight division.“It’s up to ONE on who I’ll fight next but this win proves I’m still at the top of the division,” said Pacio, who once competed for the title but lost to Yoshitaka Naito in 2016.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIn the women’s atomweight division, Pacio’s Team Lakay co-member Gina Iniong brought down Indonesia’s Priscilla Gaol.Iniong (6-2) held Gaol (0-2) in the crucifix position and proceeded to rain down right hands prompting the referee to stop to the contest with 2:12 in the second round. Read Next Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion This was Iniong’s third straight MMA win and her second straight in ONE.Chinese fighter Peng Xue Wen opened the night with a solid knockout victory over Cambodian Phat Soda in the strawweight division.Xue Wen (1-1) slammed Soda (0-2) with a German suplex and immediately transitioned to a rear naked choke but the referee called the knockout victory 2:17 into the first round.Xie Chao followed earned a technical knockout victory over Malaysian Kelvin Ong in the featherweight division.Ong (1-2) suffered a deep cut on his forehead that prompted the doctors to stop the fight awarding Xie (4-1) the victory 1:48 into the first round.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJoshua Pacio returned to form and scored an impressive knockout victory over Philippine compatriot Roy Doliguez in ONE Championship’s Legends of the World card Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.Pacio (10-2) connected with a spinning back fist that landed square on Doliguez’ (7-5) jaw knocking out the former boxer 38 seconds into the second round.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

October 28, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgArsenal cannot afford £10m for Barcelona midfielder Suarezby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal have agreed with personal terms with Denis Suarez, but are struggling to come up with the £10m fee demanded by Barcelona. The Gunners are on a tight budget this month after spending in the previous three transfer windows.Marca believes the north London club have practically no money as they are unable to fork out £10m for the 25-year-old. Manager Unai Emery wants to add another winger to his squad and has pinpointed Suarez as a suitable option, having worked with him for one season at Sevilla.Barcelona have promised Suarez that he can leave this month, but they will continue to hold out for a fee. TagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

October 27, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgRoy Williams is pumped up.DURHAM, NC – MARCH 03: Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts during their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 3, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)The North Carolina Tar Heels are off to the Sweet 16 after an impressive victory over Arkansas, and it’s safe to assume that head coach Roy Williams is pumped up. In case you aren’t convinced, check out the below video, released by UNC after the contest. Williams joined the team’s dance party following the win, and screamed loudly in celebration with his players. He also debuted some kind of ridiculous skip-dance as he entered the locker room.UNC gets the winner of Wisconsin vs. Oregon next Thursday. Either way, it should be a great game.last_img read more

August 17, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgNorwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Partners with All Hands VolunteersNorwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Partners with All Hands VolunteersNorwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, today announced a partnership with All Hands Volunteers, the world’s leading disaster relief organization powered by volunteers, and set a goal to raise $2.5 million for the Hope Starts Here hurricane relief program. Under Hope Starts Here, the company is committing to match up to $1.25 million of donations from its valued guests, team members, suppliers and partners in order to substantially help All Hands Volunteers (hands.org), a 501(c)3 non-profit relief organization, and Happy Hearts Fund (happyheartsfund.org) deliver early relief response for the Florida Keys, and rebuild safe, resilient schools in the Caribbean islands impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.“We are heartbroken to see the devastation that Hurricanes Irma and Maria have inflicted on the Florida Keys and several Caribbean islands, where our ships have been visiting since the beginning of our 50 years in business,” said Frank Del Rio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. “The Caribbean is part of our family, and we are grateful to work with All Hands Volunteers and Happy Hearts Fund to create the Hope Starts Here hurricane relief program and do our part in giving back to these destinations. We’re proud to start our campaign with a $600,000 donation to help begin the rebuilding efforts.”“We are incredibly grateful for this support from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., and for our continued partnership with Happy Hearts Fund to provide their support and expertise,” said David Campbell, Chairman and Founder of All Hands Volunteers. “As the single largest donation in our organization’s history, this funding could not have come at a more crucial time as we work to rebuild communities in the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands after the destruction brought by recent natural disasters, Hurricanes Irma and Maria. All Hands Volunteers will work together with the local communities to meet their long-term needs and rebuild hope.”“We are thrilled to receive this donation from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. and to work in partnership with All Hands Volunteers with their hurricane relief efforts in the Caribbean islands and the Florida Keys,” said Petra Nemcova, Founder of Happy Hearts Fund. “This funding will allow us to together rebuild safe, resilient schools in areas most impacted by recent natural disasters to keep children safe, but also to ensure that these communities are not forgotten when the emergency response efforts are complete. Children often wait four or more years for schools to be rebuilt, and I hope that more companies will take the same thoughtful actions for long-term recovery.”In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. immediately deployed Norwegian Sky to St. Thomas, USVI to bring 35 pallets of much-needed supplies and assist in humanitarian efforts to evacuate residents and visitors. Additionally, one of the company’s newest ships, Norwegian Escape, also housed approximately 4,000 displaced guests who were unable to secure flights home due to hurricane closures. The company is continuing to collect essential items, including medical supplies, diapers, baby formula, water, food, construction materials, blankets, sleeping pods and more, and is working with partners on the ground to support disaster relief efforts. To help hurricane relief and recovery, and to make a donation that will be matched by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., please visit http://www.ncl.com/hope-starts-here.About All Hands VolunteersSince its inception following the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in 2004, All Hands Volunteers has responded to 79 disasters worldwide, engaging over 39,000 volunteers to help more than 500,000 individuals impacted by natural disasters all over the world; including Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and the devastating earthquakes in Nepal in 2015. Philanthropic leaders say the organization is known for being nimble, collaborative, and professional in its response to the immediate and long term needs of those suffering in the aftermath of a natural disaster. All Hands Volunteers has received Charity Navigator’s highest 4 Star Rating. All Hands Volunteers currently has disaster relief programs in Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Louisiana, Missouri, Nepal and Peru. Find out more at http://www.hands.org.About Happy Hearts FundHappy Hearts Fund (HHF), founded in 2006 by Petra Nemcova after she survived the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, rebuilds safe, resilient schools in areas impacted by natural disasters. HHF works during the gap period when children are forgotten after emergency response is complete, bringing hope and empowerment to generations of children and entire communities. Globally, Happy Hearts Fund is active in 10 countries and has built 165 schools. Since inception their programs have benefited more than 110,000 children and 618,000 community members. For more information, please visit www.happyheartsfund.org.Source = Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.last_img read more