Constitutional arguments in polygamy case delayed in British Columbia court

first_imgCRANBROOK, B.C. – A court case that challenges Canada’s ban on polygamy on constitutional grounds has been pushed back a month because of delays in filing legal documents.Dan McLaughlin, a spokesman for the B.C. Prosecution Service, says the Crown asked for an adjournment after receiving new material from the defence Monday evening, the day before the hearing was set to start.Winston Blackmore’s lawyer, Blair Suffredine, says he added 10 paragraphs to the end of an affidavit.Blackmore is the leader of a small community in southeastern British Columbia that follows the teachings of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which endorses plural marriage. The mainstream Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has renounced any connection to the polygamist group.A B.C. Supreme Court judge found Blackmore and fellow church leader James Oler each guilty of one count of polygamy earlier this year, but the convictions will not be entered pending the outcome of the constitutional arguments.The hearing has been rescheduled to begin Dec. 12 and last three days.last_img read more

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Students teachers gather to mourn teen killed in Greektown shooting

first_imgTORONTO – High school students and teachers interrupted their summer vacations on Tuesday to mourn a teen killed in a shooting spree in Toronto’s Greektown over the weekend, remembering her as a kind individual and a natural caregiver.Reese Fallon had graduated from Malvern Collegiate Institute just last month and was out on a stretch of the city’s Danforth Avenue on Sunday night when she was shot by a man who fired at restaurants, patios and pedestrians.Fallon and a 10-year-old girl, who hasn’t been publicly identified at her family’s request, were killed and 13 others were injured. The gunman was found dead in the area.On Tuesday, dozens of Fallon’s classmates gathered at her high school to remember the 18-year-old, who was preparing to study nursing at Hamilton’s McMaster University in the fall.“This stuff happens all over the world every day, but you never really feel it till it’s close to you,” said 17-year-old Max Flath, who wasn’t close to Fallon but saw her at school every day. “She was a great person.”Bouquets of flowers, handwritten notes and candles had been placed outside the school, underneath the building’s Canadian flag, which flew at half-mast.Inside the building, five social workers and 15 therapy dogs were in place to provide support to those who needed it.The Toronto District School Board said it decided to open the school to mourners after seeing the outpouring of emotion following Fallon’s death. A board spokeswoman said about 100 students showed up to the school on Tuesday.“We wanted to create a safe space within the school today so people could be together,” said Shari Schwartz-Maltz. “It’s also just a place for everybody to come together.”Fallon’s teachers were also at the school paying tribute to their student.“Her plan was to become a mental health nurse,” said Anthony Parise, Fallon’s English teacher. “Knowing what I know of Reese, she would have been an exceptional nurse, because she was a natural caregiver.”Another teacher, Mark Steel, and his wife, Julie, set up an online fundraising campaign to raise money for a scholarship in Fallon’s name. By Tuesday afternoon, it had raised four times its initial goal of $5,000.“Our idea was that we’d give the scholarship out annually to a Malvern Collegiate graduate who was going into a nursing program, because Reese was so excited and so proud to do that,” Julie Steel said, biting back tears. “She would have been an incredible nurse.”Fallon’s family has said it is devastated by the teen’s death and has asked for privacy.last_img read more

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Rookantha Gunathilaka appointed UNP Dambadeniya organiser

Popular singer Rookantha Gunathilaka was today appointed as the Dambadeniya organiser of the United National Party (UNP).He received his appointment letter from UNP leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Wickremesinghe said that the UNP led United National Front is set to form a new broad alliance.He said that the new alliance, the Democratic National Front, will ensure the freedom of the judiciary and establish a free society. (Colombo Gazette) Speaking at the event Wickremesinghe said that the new appointments are part of moves by the UNP to fill some vacant electoral organiser posts. Gunathilaka was among six new UNP electoral organisers who were appointed today. read more

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Toss Across Uganda takes to field Sept 22

A team of Brock students are throwing their energy into improving the lives of children in Uganda.Five students are organizing Toss Across Uganda, a fundraiser for the Right to Play organization, in which participants will spend an afternoon throwing a ball 500 kilometres during a marathon game of catch. That’s roughly the distance across the African country of Uganda.The organizers, students Aaron Murray, Melissa Austin, Anne-Marie Hay, Sam Brandow and Kurt Singer, hope to raise $2,000 by the time they take to George Taylor Field at Community Park on Saturday, Sept. 22.They’re encouraging others to participate in the event and request a minimum of $25 in pledges from each participant.The Toss Across Uganda runs from noon until 4 p.m. or whenever participants have covered 500 kilometres.To donate, visit Toss Across Uganda. For more information or to participate, email read more

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Two injured after car hits tree in Oakville

Two women were taken to a Hamilton hospital yesterday afternoon after their vehicle struck a tree in Oakville.Around 11:45 a.m Thursday morning, a Honda Accord was exiting a townhouse complex on Gable drive when it lost control and hit a tree.Police say early medical assessments had indicated that one of the women may be suffering from life-altering injuries so the Collision Reconstruction Unit was called in to investigate. However, upon further assessments the women were found to only have suffered minor injuries.The area was closed for four hours as police investigated. read more

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South Africa urges progress at UN towards more democratic expanded Security Council

“Given its mandate, the Council has to be legitimate, democratic and transparent. Its current composition has a propensity for deadlock and paralysis even in the face of crisis,” President Zuma said during the General Assembly’s high-level General Debate. “It remains unrepresentative and undemocratic in both its composition and decision-making.” The 15-member Council currently consists of five permanent members with veto power – China, France, Russia, United Kingdom and United States – and 10 non-permanent members, with no veto, are elected for two-year terms. Some countries have argued that this structure does not represent the realities of today’s world, and other leaders addressing the General Debate on Tuesday made similar calls to President Zuma.Key issues under discussion in the intergovernmental negotiations on Council reform are the category of membership, the question of veto, regional representation, the size of an enlarged Council, and the Council’s working methods and its relationship with the Assembly.“The UN faces immense pressure when the world sees the unprecedented loss of lives as it is happening in Africa and the Middle East,” the South African President said. “It is of concern when it appears as if the United Nations is unable to act and assist, and when it comes across as paralyzed in certain instances, due to the actions of some Member States.”“We have seen a divided Security Council unable to muster the collective courage to say ‘no more’ to warring parties in the interest of peace,” he added. “This brings to the fore the need to continue and deepen the reform of the United Nations and its organs to make it agile and nimble in addressing the contemporary challenges facing humanity.” The President called for “more meaningful” representation of Africa in the Council, noting that about 70 per cent of the 15-member body’s agenda consists of issues from the continent. “The Security Council has to be expanded in both categories, with at least two seats for Africa in the permanent category and five in the non-permanent category,” he stated.In addition to seats for the continent in its composition, the UN should also recognize fully and appreciate the role of regional organizations working with the UN in conflict management and resolution, he noted, urging closer collaboration with the African Union. The South African leaders also said that, to promote the peaceful settlement of disputes, the Council should carry out its Charter mandate “within the confines of international law,” adding that any Member State or international body that implements the Council’s resolutions should be accountable to it. “This will ensure that we avoid the abuse of internationally agreed concepts like Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Civilians. These principles must not be used to, amongst other things, justify the notion of regime change,” President Zuma said.He added, “These concepts exist to prevent mass atrocities, war crimes, genocide and ethnic cleansing. We should continue the debate on these principles in order to develop norms and standards for accountability when actions are taken.”In his meeting with President Zuma today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed appreciation for South Africa’s leadership role on some key African issues. Among other topics, the two men noted their deep concern about the situation in the West Africa’s Sahel region, especially northern Mali, and the need for the international community to play a bigger role in resolving the problems in the affected countries. Along with the South African President, scores of heads of State and government and other high-level officials are presenting their views and comments on issues of individual national and international relevance at the Assembly’s General Debate, which ends on 1 October. read more

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Avast sees single software license used illegally 774651 times

first_imgProtecting your computer from malicious activity for free is easier than it has ever been. But you can guarantee if a license for a paid-for security suite appears online, some users are going to download it.In the case of Avast!, a single software license originally only meant to cover a 14-PC business operation, made its way on to the Internet and started spreading. Rather than killing the license code, the team at Avast decided to watch what happened and how many users would break the law by using it. The results are astonishing.Over the course of 18 months that single Avast! Pro license was shared and used on 744,651 different machines. At the current cost of $34.95 per pro license, that’s total lost revenue in the region of $27,074,052.45.Rather than take action or seek compensation, Avast is attempting to take the high ground here by contacting each of those users and giving them a choice. A notice is being issued telling them the software is illegal, but then an option is given to buy a license or switch to using the free version of Avast!According to Avast spokesman Lyle Frink, it’s working. Some, not all, do seem to be making the switch, although Avast won’t share the figures of how many and to which version of its security solutions.Read more at PC ProMatthew’s OpinionI’m surprised they let this license run for so long. Six months in I would have been reaching for the termination button and sending out alerts.You can’t count all those users taking advantage of the license as lost revenue, like the music industry does with song downloads. The Avast! Pro license was there to be used, so people used it. If it hadn’t been on P2P sites then the vast majority of users would have gone elsewhere for protection.You don’t need to spend any money to keep your machine protected, especially if you run Windows. Microsoft offers you a firewall as part of the Windows default install now, and Microsoft Security Essentials anti-virus software is free. Don’t like MSE? Then try one of the plethora of other free options even if some do have some major failings sometimes.last_img read more

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The language ambassador

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram It was a fight for Claire Fassoulidis to study Greek in years 11 and 12; a fight that she took on impetuously. Due to lack of numbers in the subject, the community school she was attending faced the closure of the subject. But that wasn’t going to deter Claire. Not only did she fight, but she studied both Modern Greek subjects and not only scored 100 per cent but came first place in New South Wales for her Modern Greek studies. And in year 12, she was given another blow when her grandmother died. Her grandmother – who lived in Greece – was the only relative that Claire could speak with to practice her language on. “It was a tough time then,” Claire tells Neos Kosmos, “to study and grieve all at once; my grandmother always supported me throughout my Greek studies.” All these challenges, battles and adversities that the young girl was faced with only made her more determined to not only succeed, but to pass that knowledge and fight to fellow students. After she completed her HSC, Claire became involved in helping other students who couldn’t speak Greek. Many of these students’ parents were Australian born with Greek-born grandparents. “I had one student who came to me and only could say yiasou ti kaneis – and now we have fluent conversations about school and work,” says Claire about the work she does as a tutor. Some of the students Claire sees have no connection to the culture as she says language ties everything together. “Through learning the language they are finding out about their Greek culture more than just learning syntax and grammar – they are revealing their cultural identity.” Her work as a tutor, she says, makes her feel as though she’s a ‘young ambassador’ for the Greek language and culture, and that it’s her duty to her students in her area. Some of the concerns her students have is the confidence in their oral exam. “My job is to help students think on the spot to become more confident, so they are learning how to communicate to the examiner, how to express ideas regardless of how much stress you are experiencing at the time,” says Claire. She adds that having just completed her HSC, and still studying at a university level – Claire is currently studying physiotherapy – she can empathise with her students, and they can also relate to her, giving her an advantage over teachers. “I want to set an example that if you try hard enough you will reach the point where hard work does pay off,” she says, “Results are not given they are earned.” If you would like to contact Claire regarding tutoring you can do so by visiting St Mary’s Tutoring Academy or calling 0434 380 148.last_img read more

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La sonde Cassini survole Hypérion

first_imgLa sonde Cassini survole HypérionDans un communiqué, la NASA annonce que la sonde Cassini a pris des images inédites d’Hypérion, une lune de Saturne à la forme étrange qu’elle a survolée jeudi dernier.Le 25 août, la sonde Cassini a photographié Hypérion, l’une des lunes de Saturne, durant son survol. Les images, prises sur le vif à 25.000 kilomètres de distance laissent apercevoir de nombreux cratères. Mais il s’agit là de la seconde approche de cet astre de 270 kilomètres après la première qui avait eu lieu le 26 septembre 2005, à 500 kilomètres au-dessus de sa surface.Il faut dire que Hypérion est une petite lune assez particulière. Outre sa surface irrégulière, elle tourne de façon chaotique. Il était donc presque impossible pour les scientifiques de prévoir avec exactitude quelles images seraient prises par la sonde au cours de son passage.Cependant, la chance aidant, Cassini a pu observer de nouveaux territoires, rapporte la NASA dans un communiqué. Ces données devraient permettre aux ingénieurs d’effectuer des mesures plus précises de cette lune, notamment en ce qui concerne sa luminosité variable et les composants de sa surface.À lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESALe prochain survol de Cassini au-dessus d’Hypérion est prévu pour le 16 septembre prochain, à une distance estimée à 58.000 kilomètres. La mission Cassini-Huygens débutée en 2004 est un projet commun à la NASA, à l’ESA (l’agence spatiale européenne) et à l’agence spatiale italienne.Découvrez les clichés inédits captés par la sonde Cassini en cliquant ci-dessous : Le 29 août 2011 à 14:17 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Official Ronaldo accepts €188m deal over tax evasion

first_imgPortuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to a fine and suspended prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain after appearing before a judge today in MadridThe 33-year-old has been accused of defrauding the Spanish government since 2017 after allegedly using shell companies outside of the country to hide the earnings he made from image rights between 2011 to 2014.But now the prolonged court battle has finally reached its end with Ronaldo having struck a deal with Spain’s state prosecutor and tax authorities.This saw the Juventus forward plead guilty in exchange for a suspended two-year sentence with Ronaldo not required to spend any time in prison due to being a first-time offender in Spain.Now BBC reports that Ronaldo turned up smiling and giving a thumbs-up to everyone as he entered the courtroom with the case lasting about 15 minutes.The star had hoped to enter the courtroom through the backdoor for security reasons due to his fame, but his request was denied by the judge and so, therefore, he came through the front door.Ronaldo was then seen arriving out of the courtroom today in Madrid smiling with his Spanish partner Georgina Rodriguez and paused to sign some autographs for fans before leaving in a black van.However, today’s outcome didn’t come without a heavy price as Ronaldo will be required by law to pay €18.8m in fines.FC Barcelona, Valencia CFMatch Preview: Barcelona vs Valencia Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Is derby time in La Liga, as Barcelona welcomes Valencia to the Camp Nou Stadium tonight at 21:00 (CET).Below is a video by Spanish journalist Rubén Cañizares showing the moment a smiling Ronaldo arrived at the Madrid courts.Así ha llegado Cristiano Ronaldo a la Audiencia Provincial. De la mano de Georgina, firmando autógrafos y sonriente: “Estoy perfecto”— Rubén Cañizares (@Ruben_Canizares) January 22, 2019Meanwhile, the Portuguese’s former Real Madrid team-mate Xabi Alonso also appeared in court today for the first time, charged with similar image rights offences which amount up to €2m from between 2010 to 2012.But the 37-year-old Spaniard has denied breaking any laws in Spain and told journalists “Yes, all good” as he arrived in Madrid.Lionel Messi, Jose Mourinho, Javier Mascherano, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Alexis Sanchez, Ricardo Carvalho, Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao and Fabio Coentrao have all faced similar charges in Spain in recent years.last_img read more

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Rooney I will finish my career in the USA

first_imgWayne Rooney stated his intention to finish his playing career in the United States, while ruling out a loan move back to the Premier LeagueThe 33-year-old striker signed for DC United in June and helped lift them from bottom spot in the MLS Eastern Conference to the playoffs.While the DC’s campaign came to an end after a playoff semi-final defeat to Columbus Crew on penalties, Rooney’s form has won him a lot of praise.Rumours have been circulating that the Manchester United great is eyeing a short-term loan move to England in January.But, speaking to the media at Wembley ahead of his farewell England game, Rooney insists his plans remain unchanged.“It will be my last game,” said Rooney, according to Sky Sports.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“My form has been good in the States and if I got called up because of that then it would be a different situation, but this will be my last game.“I made the decision to go to the States and as you well know when I make a decision I tend to stick with it.“It’s important to me that I give my full commitment to DC United.“I’ve seen talk about a loan move back here but I’m not prepared to do that.”Rooney scored 12 goals and provided six assists in 21 appearances for DC this season.The England and US game at Wembley will begin at 21:00 (CET) on Thursday.last_img read more

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Protesters rally for Haitian nationals to remain in US

first_imgOAKLAND PARK, FLA. (WSVN) – Members of South Florida’s Haitian community took to the streets of Oakland Park, Sunday afternoon, in support of Haitian nationals’ ability to remain in the Unites States legally.Standing outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Building, located at 4451 N.W. 31st Ave., protesters urged the Department of Homeland Security to extend temporary protected status for thousands of Haitians who fled their country after the deadly 2010 earthquake.Mae Smith with the St. George Civic Association worries that families will be separated if the Trump administration does not renew the immigration designation that allows thousands of Haitians living in the U.S. to remain in the country.“The one thing that compels me to come out here more than anything is the threat of children being separated from their parents. This is something everyone should have a problem with,” said Smith.Guithele Ruiz-Nicoles with the Haitian American Democratic Club of Broward echoed Smith’s concerns. “These people are human. They contribute to the economy here, they have homes, they have children in school who were born here,” she said. “By deporting the parents, we have a group of children who will have no parents.”TPS was granted by the Obama administration in the wake of the earthquake, which claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the Caribbean country. It allows Haitians to live and work freely in the U.S.Supporters said the Haitian community is vital to South Florida because of their contributions to the economy and the area’s diverse culture. Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Tovala tech is coming to LG smart ovens

first_img $249 Tovala Smart Oven Gen 2 See it Mentioned Above Tovala Smart Oven Gen 2 Share your voice See All The LG LWC3063BD will be compatible with Tovala IQ technology for scanning meals by barcode. LG Just last week, Tovala announced expansion into recognizing grocery store frozen food on its $349 smart countertop oven. Monday, ahead of KBIS 2019, LG announced plans to integrate Tovala IQ technology into its smart ovens and ranges.tovala-still-0The Tovala countertop oven is now in its second generation. Vanessa Salas/CNET Tovala’s countertop oven recognizes Tovala brand meal kits or frozen food items from Trader Joes when you hold the barcode up to the oven’s scanner. Tovala Meals are sold via Tovala’s website as weekly subscriptions ranging from three to 12 meals per week at $12 each. That isn’t cheap, but the meals we tested while reviewing Tovala’s latest oven tasted good and came in large portions.With the LG smart oven integration, you will scan the meal’s barcode on your mobile device’s Tovala app, then place the meal in the oven and press start in the app. From there, the LG smart oven or range automatically preheats and cycles through the temperatures and cooking techniques specific to that meal.LG works with several other recipe and smart cooking partners, including Innit, SideChef and Drop. Those platforms allow users to curate personalized meals from recipes available via the apps and send cooking instructions to their LG range or oven. Innit is coming to LG’s Wi-Fi enabled luxury line, Signature Kitchen Suite, this year.There’s no word yet on the pricing or availability of LG’s new Tovala feature, highlighted in the LG LWC3063BD double wall oven. However, the team at LG told me the feature will work with 2019 smart ovens and perhaps retroactively with 2018 models. CNET Smart Home Ovens Small Appliances Aug 31 • The best coffee grinders you can buy right now Aug 31 • Alexa can tell you if someone breaks into your house CNET may get a commission from retail offers.center_img Post a comment LG Tags CNET Smart Home Aug 31 • Best smart light bulbs for 2019 (plus switches, light strips, accessories and more) • Review • This meal-kit based oven can help you cook with your own ingredients too 0 Aug 30 • Battling bot vacs: iRobot Roomba S9+ vs Neato Botvac D7 Connected reading • Tovala tech is coming to LG smart ovenslast_img read more

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Force Motors Launches New Variants of One SUV Aims to Increase Sales

first_imgForce Motors, a Pune-based auto maker, unveiled on Tuesday two new models of its Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ‘Force One’, expanding its passenger vehicle portfolio in the country.The newly launched variants – EX and SX of Force One, are priced between ₹8.99 lakh and ₹11.99 lakh (ex-showroom price in Delhi). The company which launched its first personal vehicle, Force One, in August 2011 is now looking to cement its position in the market and is expected to a launch a third version of the same SUV in the coming days.”With this launch we now have multiple offerings with various price points for customers. We will be launching another vehicle by next month and by the year-end, we will be offering products ranging from Rs.6.25 lakh to Rs.11.99 lakh,” Force Motors managing director Prasan Firodia told IANS.The new Force One SX packs a 2.2-litre common rail, 16 valves and a turbo-charged diesel engine which churns out a power of 141Ps. It comes with features like ABS, Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), progressive cruise control, steering mounted audio controls, reverse parking sensors and leather seats.The company has managed to sell over 2,600 units of Force One so far since its launch in the country and aims to sell nearly 2,000 units in the current fiscal. It also hopes to sell 5,000 units of Force One in 2014-15. “We expect the sales to pick up due to our attractive price points, number of offerings and a growing rural market. We expect the sales to grow by 2,000 more vehicles,” Firodia said.last_img read more

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Samsung to Launch Foldable Phone in 2019

first_imgSamsung used its developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday to officially announce that it will launch a foldable smartphone some time in 2019. The phone is using the company’s own new Infinity Flex display, which allows it to be folded and unfolded repeatedly without wear and tear.“When it’s open, it’s a tablet, offering a big-screen experience,” said Samsung vice president of mobile marketing Justin Denison. “When it’s closed, it’s a phone that fits neatly inside your pocket.”Denison showed off a phone featuring the new display technology on stage, which featured a 7.3-inch display when unfolded. However, the device itself was camouflaged to hide key design aspects. The company also didn’t offer any branding  or price point for the new phone, and Denison didn’t want to commit to a firm launch date, instead just saying that the company would begin mass production “in the coming months.” ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15 Popular on Variety center_img That was notably less detailed than a titbit revealed by a Google executive at a separate event Wednesday morning.“We’re already working closely with Samsung on a new device they plan to launch early next year, which you’ll hear about later today,” said Google vice president of engineering Dave Burke at the Google event Wednesday.Burke used the event to announce Google’s support for Android devices with foldable screens, saying that multiple device manufacturers were working on the new form factor.“Just when you thought you’d seen everything in phones, we’re about to see a whole new form factor idea from Android device-makers. Foldables. They take advantage of new flexible display technology – the screen can literally bend and fold,” Burke said. “You can think of the device as both a phone and a tablet. When folded, it looks like phone, fitting in your pocket or purse.”last_img read more

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Youngster enjoys weekly park runs

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite 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! Mohammed Vawda enjoys being a ‘Parkrun’ runner. He took part in Ladysmith’s first-ever ‘Parkrun’ a few weeks ago and has run every one since. This is his Saturday enjoyment and exercise.Mohammed is only 16 years old and a Grade 11 learner at the Islamic Educational Centre (IEC).Every Saturday morning, he goes with his mother and sister to the Country Club. Why? That’s where the weekly timed runs are held! Last Saturday, he came first, which is quite an achievement!The heat does not bother Mohammed, who is determined to become a great runner and athlete one day.“I really enjoy running and other sports as well, and I definitely look forward to every Saturday,” says Mohammed.DID YOU KNOW?last_img read more

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first_img News | Clinical Decision Support | July 18, 2019 Johns Hopkins Named Qualified Provider-led Entity to Develop Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging On June 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Johns Hopkins University School… read more News | Enterprise Imaging | July 29, 2019 Philips Announces 10-year Enterprise Informatics Agreement With Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy Philips and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, a leading academic hospital in the Grand Est… read more News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 01, 2019 DrChrono Teams With DeepScribe to Automate Medical Note Taking in EHR DrChrono Inc. and DeepScribe announced a partnership so medical practices using DrChrono EHR can use artificial… read more News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more News | Artificial Intelligence | July 31, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Solution Improves Clinical Trial Recruitment Clinical trials are a critical tool for getting new treatments to people who need them, but research shows that… read more News | February 04, 2009 HeartIT Creates First Web site for Patients to Share Diagnostic-Quality Medical Images News | Artificial Intelligence | July 29, 2019 New AI Tool Identifies Cancer Outcomes Using Radiology Reports Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence (AI) tool can perform as… read more center_img A nurse examines a patient in the Emergency Department of Cincinnati Children’s, where researchers successfully tested artificial intelligence-based technology to improve patient recruitment for clinical trials. Researchers report test results in the journal JMIR Medical Informatics. Image courtesy of Cincinnati Children’s. News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more February 4, 2009 – Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) said it has created the first free Web site allowing patients to upload and share diagnostic-quality medical images using nothing but a standard Web browser. The URL is industry-standard format for medical images is DICOM. Viewing of DICOM-formatted medical images traditionally requires dedicated workstations reportedly costing thousands of dollars, which in turn are connected to PACS systems costing hundreds of thousands more, said HeartIT. All of this makes it practically impossible for the average patient to view images of their own body. Today, however, Web 2.0 technologies are empowering patients with the ability to manage their own electronic medical records (EMR).”Many patients don’t realize that they have a legal right to request copies of their medical images,” said Paul Cardullo, HeartIT’s director of software development. “All they need to do is ask their doctor for a CD with their images in the standard DICOM format and upload them from any PC or Macintosh computer. Patients can then decide whether or not to allow other people to view their images in a Web browser and/or download the DICOM data to another part of the world.”Security on is based on the same technologies used for online banking, said HeartIT. As an added precaution, private information such as names and dates are automatically removed from the DICOM header during uploading.Formed in 2000, HeartIT provides Web-based medical image management services and computing systems to large hospitals and regional health care systems, as well as drug and device companies sponsoring multicenter clinical trials. For more information: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | PACS | July 02, 2019 Laurel Bridge and 3M M*Modal Partner to Improve DICOM Structured Reporting July 2, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software announced an expanded relationship with 3M M*Modal, a provider of clinical docu read more Related Content Technology | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2019 Hyland Healthcare Adds ImageNext Imaging Workflow Optimizer to Enterprise Imaging Suite Hyland Healthcare is launching ImageNext, a vendor-neutral imaging workflow optimizer that combines intelligent imaging… read more last_img read more

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Tourist numbers up by 55 in Malta

first_imgMalta estimated total inbound visitors in May at 177,895, an increase of 5.5% when compared to the corresponding month of 2014.The total inbound tourist trips amounted to 177,203, which excluded the passengers who stayed overnight on board their berthed cruise ship.A total of 153,104 inbound tourist trips were carried out for holiday purposes, while a further 11,160 were undertaken for business purposes. Inbound tourists from EU Member States went up by 11.3% to 155,306.Total tourist expenditure was estimated at Euro 149.2 million, an increase of 7.9% over the corresponding month of 2014.Inbound tourist trips from January to May amounted to 579,693, an increase of 5.9% over the same period in 2014. Total nights spent by inbound tourists went up by 4.2%, reaching almost 4.1 million nights.During January-May, total tourism expenditure was estimated at Euro 460.4 million, 7.2% higher than that recorded for 2014.last_img read more

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