9 months agoAC Milan captain Romagnoli: We believe we can beat Juventus

first_imgAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say AC Milan captain Romagnoli: We believe we can beat Juventusby Carlos Volcano9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveAC Milan captain Alessio Romagnoli insists they can handle facing Juventus in the Supercoppa.The match is being held in Saudi Arabia.”We have positive sensations, it’s a lovely atmosphere and wonderful to be here playing for an important trophy that can give a positive slant to our season,” said the captain in his Press conference.“We are ready and want to give our all in order to win the tournament. We have great respect for Juventus, who are undoubtedly the strongest side in Italy, but we believe in our capabilities too and know anything can happen in a knockout match.” last_img

Robert Morgan Takes Seat in the Senate

first_img Leader of Government Business, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson-Smith, said that Senator Morgan is one of the hardest-working persons she knows. Newly appointed Government Senator, Robert Nesta Morgan, formally took his seat in the Upper House on Friday (May 10), where he was warmly welcomed and hailed as a hard worker who will make an invaluable contribution to the country’s legislative process. Story Highlights “He loves Jamaica so deeply and has a commitment to… always playing his part to create a better and even a new Jamaica,” she noted. Newly appointed Government Senator, Robert Nesta Morgan, formally took his seat in the Upper House on Friday (May 10), where he was warmly welcomed and hailed as a hard worker who will make an invaluable contribution to the country’s legislative process.Leader of Government Business, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson-Smith, said that Senator Morgan is one of the hardest-working persons she knows.“He loves Jamaica so deeply and has a commitment to… always playing his part to create a better and even a new Jamaica,” she noted.“I know he will contribute well to this Chamber. We welcome you sincerely and look forward to working with you as part of this team as we seek to make laws for the good governance, peace and order of Jamaica,” she added.Senator, Dr. Sapphire Longmore-Dropinski, in her remarks, expressed confidence that the new Senator “will be making very significant contributions to this House and to Jamaica”.Opposition Senator Donna Scott-Mottley, for her part, said she is pleased to know that Senator Morgan is from Wood Hall, Clarendon, where she also grew up.“We are truly proud to see you seated in this honourable Chamber and we look forward to the contribution that you will make. You have been trained well… . I hope that you will enhance the environment here and that you will bring your learning and your erudition to ensuring that legislation that we pass is in the best interest of the people of this country,” she said.In his response, Mr. Morgan thanked the Senators and others who well-wished him in his new role.“My commitment here today is to contribute as much as I can to the development of my country. I have a lot to be thankful for. I think Jamaica has done a lot for me [in] providing me with an education, [and] giving me the opportunity to contribute at such a young age to the development of the country and its people,” Mr. Morgan said.Senator Nesta Robert Morgan (left) shakes hands with the President of the Senate, Hon. Tom Tavares-Finson, as the new Senator takes his seat in the Upper House on on Friday (May 10).“I think I have a responsibility to not only be an example but to also demonstrate that with hard work we can achieve,” he added.Senator Morgan was sworn in as Government Senator and Parliamentary Secretary on May 9 at King’s House.The former Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the Office of the Prime Minister fills the seat in the Upper House left vacant following the resignation of the former Education, Youth and Information Minister, Ruel Reid, in March.last_img read more

New natural gas producer members back 3 million gas clean tech program

first_imgCALGARY, A.B. – An industry-sponsored fund designed to help develop clean technology using Canadian natural gas is launching a $3-million call for project proposals.The Natural Gas Innovation Fund says the call for applications, with a February deadline, is being made possible by the addition of seven western Canadian natural gas producers to a membership previously made up of six natural gas utilities.The new members include the Canadian branches of two partners in the proposed $40-billion West Coast LNG Canada project: Royal Dutch Shell and Petronas; along with Canada’s largest natural gas producer, Calgary-based Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. Fund managing director John Adams says the new program will target projects in the upstream or producing part of the industry, making up to $1 million available per project to cover as much as 25 per cent of its eligible expenses.Adams says the fund, created by the Canadian Gas Association, has over the past two years issued about $9 million to projects focused on energy efficiency.The fund is also announcing a partnership with federal, Alberta and British Columbia governments to collaborate and consider co-funding successful applicants with projects that deliver significant greenhouse gas emission reductions.The upstream fund members were introduced at an event at the Calgary Petroleum Club on Wednesday.“As a producer of natural gas, we’re big believers in the need for affordable, clean energy for all people worldwide,” said CEO Mark Fitzgerald of Petronas Energy Canada Ltd. in a statement.“In an age where technology has become the catalyst for exponential advancements in our industry, we’re excited to be involved in the Natural Gas Innovation Fund which pursues diversity of thought and provides a platform for sharing solutions.”last_img read more

Grande Prairie RCMP Lay Charges Following Search Warrant

first_imgApproximately 32 grams of Methamphetamine10 Fentanyl tabletsApproximately 1.5 grams of Fentanyl8 grams of CocaineTwo license plates Additional weapons A stolen vehicle 2 Firearmscenter_img GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – On the evening of Friday, May 10, the Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant at a residence located in the City of Grande Prairie.The search warrant was in connection to a possible stolen vehicle to the residence.According to RCMP, one individual has been charged, and the following items were seized and recovered as a result of the investigation; Facing charges is 35-year-old Shane Anthony Haugen of Grande Prairie.Haugen is facing the following charges:Possession of property obtained by crime x 6Unsafe storage of a firearm x 2Possession for the purpose of trafficking x 3Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purposeObstruction of a peaceUnauthorized possession of a firearm/ammunitionHaugen remains in custody and is scheduled to appear at Grande Prairie Provincial Court on May 13, 2019.last_img read more

PM Modi did injustice with people in last 5 years Rahul

first_imgJalore: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of doing “injustice” to the people of the country in the last five years, saying the ‘acche din ayenge’ slogan has now been replaced by ‘chowkidar chor hai’. Gandhi was addressing an election rally at Jalore in Rajasthan. “Demonetisation and GST were ways to rob poor, labourers, small traders, the Congress’ NYAY scheme will benefit them,” he said. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c details “Five years ago there was a slogan ‘acche din ayenge’. Now people say ‘chowkidaar chor hai’ everywhere in the country,” Gandhi said while addressing the rally here. The Congress president said if his party is voted to power, GST will be simplified, 22 lakh government jobs will be given in one year and no permission will be required for three years for start-ups. “Not a single farmer of the country will be jailed for not paying off bank loans if the Congress voted to power,” he said.last_img read more

Algeria collision kills 11 officials

first_imgALGIERS- Eleven people were killed and 28 injured when a bus and a truck collided on Sunday in southeast Algeria, emergency services said.Among the dead in the head-on crash 60 kilometres (37 miles) from Ouargla were four women and a two-year-old child, the APS news agency cited civil defence officials as saying.Most traffic accidents in Algeria are attributed to human error or speeding, police say.last_img

Buckeyes under pressure while Razorbacks lie low

“Imagine what you’ll know tomorrow.” That obscure “Men in Black” quote illustrates the past month or so of Buckeye football. Constant breaking news has surrounded Columbus’ favorite sons: Tattoo-gate, player apologies, players pledging to return for senior year, an assistant coach leaving, an assistant coach almost leaving and, of course, all kinds of reaction from the outside world. Thus, there’s no flying under the radar for the Vest and his boys. The stakes are lofty for OSU. Arguably no other team in college football is under more pressure to win its bowl game. Some people are infuriated that the Shameful Six are allowed to participate in the Sugar Bowl. Others aren’t. I’m apathetic, mostly because the NCAA is making up rules as it goes along. So, I’m not going to waste my time judging players who may or may not have broken those rules. Tattoo-gate has overshadowed the game and OSU’s opponent come tonight: Arkansas. And in case anyone’s forgotten, the Bucks are 0-for-9 against the SEC in bowl games. That said, for OSU to get a victory against the Razorbacks, it’ll have to come together as a team. Only those associated with the program know if Tattoo-gate divided the team. The players will never come out and say it, but some must be wondering if some of those suspended are getting preferential treatment. Speaking of the players, there couldn’t be more weight on their shoulders. They’ve already experienced trials and tribulations in past bowl games. Although not many of them experienced the two BCS title game losses, the impact of the two colossal flops still weighs on the program. Plenty of them were there for the heartbreaking loss to Texas in the Fiesta Bowl. And nearly all of them were feeling rosy after beating Oregon last January. Meanwhile, Arkansas has been marginalized, which is, I’m sure, just how Head Hog Bobby Petrino wants it. The Razorbacks only lost to Alabama and Auburn this year. There’s no shame in losing to the Cam Newton-led Tigers and a Crimson Tide team that dominated and embarrassed co-Big Ten champion Michigan State in the Capital One Bowl. Petrino has the Arkansas program on the rise. Two vastly different teams will enter the Superdome tonight with different mindsets: One will be trying to salvage its season; one will be trying to vault itself into the national spotlight. Imagine what could happen tonight. read more

Buckeyes field hockey flash past Kent State 82

It took the Ohio State field hockey team seven games to score nine goals. Against Kent State, the Buckeyes almost matched their season total for goals. OSU (5-3) beat Kent State (4-6) on Wednesday, 8-2, at Buckeye Varsity Field. After back-to-back road wins at Ohio University and Bucknell, OSU returned home and extended its win streak to three games. Senior forward Danica Deckard helped lead OSU to the win, tallying a hat trick and an assist. Deckard now has eight of the team’s 17 goals this season. By game’s end, six different OSU players had scored and four had posted an assist. OSU coach Anne Wilkinson said her team now has the look of a “hungry” squad. “I like the way we are playing together, our timing is a lot better,” Wilkinson said. “We’re distributing the ball and off second effort we are able to finish our opportunities.” Deckard agreed. “We were just really connecting passes and making stuff happen. So, it was really good to get a game like this where we made each other look good,” Deckard said. Kent State struck first 10 minutes into the game and held onto the lead until the 23rd minute when Deckard scored two unassisted goals in less than three minutes to give the Buckeyes their first lead. OSU wouldn’t look back. A goal from senior forward Berta Queralt, assisted by junior back Nora Murer, brought the score to 3-1 with five minutes left in the first half. OSU struck first in the second half with the first career goal from sophomore midfielder Mona Frommhold and an assist from Deckard nine minutes in. The Golden Flashes countered with a goal of their own less than a minute later making the score 4-2. After giving up a second goal, junior goalkeeper Emma Voelker turned away three shots and OSU held Kent State scoreless in the last 25 minutes of the match. “Emma played great, Emma made some great touches on it,” Wilkinson said. “All the support players in that corner defense played really smart, really proud of them.” OSU continued to pull away from the Golden Flashes with consecutive goals from veteran players in the span of almost five minutes. First, it was junior midfielder Paula Pastor-Pitarque who won possession of the ball in front the net and put it past the goalie for her second goal of the season. Next, Deckard completed the hat trick with a goal off an assist from sophomore forward/midfielder Carly Mackessy. The Buckeyes kept the pedal to the metal despite their 6-2 lead and scored two more goals in the last five minutes of the game. OSU’s seventh tally came from freshman forward Peanut Johnson with an assist from fellow freshman forward/midfielder Annie VonderBrink. It was Johnson’s first career goal and VonderBrink’s first career point. “It was exciting because I’ve been working hard but it was a complete team effort,” Johnson said about her first goal. The scoring barrage ended with a second goal from Frommhold with 3:17 left in the game. The Buckeyes will continue their home stand and start Big Ten play Friday versus No. 10 Northwestern. “It’s going to be a great game, like every team in the Big Ten you can’t take any of them lightly,” Johnson said. “It’s going to be a really tough, we just have to fight for all 70 minutes.” read more

Liverpool legend Salah is not a oneseason wonder

first_imgLiverpool legend John Barnes feels that it’s unfair to expect Mohamed Salah to produce another 40-goal campaign, but hit out at the “ridiculous” suggestions that he’s a one-season wonderThe Egyptian forward’s impressive debut campaign at Anfield last term saw him named the PFA and FWA Player of the Year.However, Salah has struggled to replicate the same statistics he recorded last season with just three goals to his name, so far.But Barnes feels that Salah is more of a team player and ridiculed talk that the 26-year-old’s standards are falling.He told the Daily Star: “Salah’s been fine.“I mean he hasn’t obviously scored as many goals as he did last year, but I never expected him to.“Because I don’t think Salah is regularly going to be scoring 40 goals a season as easy as he did last year.“But if he can be part of a team who has won seven games in a row, as much as he hasn’t scored all the goals, then that’s fine, he’s doing equally as well.Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“That’s much more important for him to do that than for him to be scoring lots of goals and us not to be winning.“So as much as individually people may think he’s not doing as well as he did last year, he’s part of a team and helping out the team to be better than they were last year.“It depends what you call a one-season wonder.“If he doesn’t score 40-odd goals this year and that means that he’s a one-season wonder, that’s ridiculous.“Because if he only scores 20 goals which means he hasn’t done as well but will win the league, that’s even better.“So maybe in terms of scoring 40-odd goals, but not in terms of being effective and helping the team to be even better this year than they were last year.”Liverpool will make the trip to Stamford Bridge to face Salah’s former club Chelsea today at 18:30 (GMT +2).last_img read more

Man Arrested By AST After Failure To Stop

first_imgUpon contact investigation revealed Corona was operating the vehicle with a revoked operator’s license and no motor vehicle insurance. Corona was issued traffic citations for driving revoked in a Double Fines Safety Corridor and driving without motor vehicle insurance in a Double Fines Safety Corridor. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Soldotna AST K-9 Team, on August 7th, attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red 1998 Pontiac Montana Transport van, at Mile 91 of the Sterling Highway in Homer, after observing the driver failing to wear a seatbelt. Corona was arrested for misdemeanor eluding and was transported and remanded to Wildwood Pretrial where he was released on his own recognizance.center_img The driver and sole occupant later identified as Luis R. Corona (58) YOA of Soldotna failed to pull over. The vehicle eventually came to a stop near the driveway of Backtrackers Trailer Park and Corona fled from the vehicle on foot. K-9 announcements were given and Corona voluntarily gave himself up and was taken into custody without incident.last_img read more

Baltimore Residents Share Their Thoughts on Mayors One Baltimore Plan

first_img“She needs to do her job.” – Nikki HartAt the now well-renowned intersection of Pennsylvania and North Avenues, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced an initiative to address some of the longstanding issues that plague Baltimore City. “In addition to One Baltimore focusing on the immediate, short-term needs of those communities affected by our recent unrest and violence, this is an opportunity for us to focus more intensely on systemic problems that have faced our city for decades, if not generations,” the mayor said.“I pledge that our One Baltimore initiative will engage anyone and everyone who wants to help.”According to Rawlings-Blake’s office, the details of the program will become public over the coming weeks. They have already established a web presence online at servingonebaltimore.org, although the site is still under construction.So what does Baltimore think of One Baltimore? Following are some opinions of Baltimoreans, from on-the-street interviews and Facebook responses.“I applaud a partnership that is a win-win for community members and businesses, faith-based organizations and the non-profit community,” wrote Charles Jackson, vice president of the Greater Baltimore Leadership Association.“She lost favor with the people.” – Sean TilleryHe said the plan could work, but it’s only one step in what should be a larger process. He said he’d also like to see businesses agreeing to hire members of the community and more money for faith-based groups that already have youth programs so that they can grow.“This comprehensive approach to improving the lives of Baltimoreans sounds like the high-minded appeal you hear on the campaign trail,” wrote Northeast Baltimore lawyer Stephanie Maddin-Smith. “With her reelection just over a year away, it’s hard not to see this as early campaign rhetoric. The time to introduce this broad vision and build towards results was squandered on her first election. Before the end of this calendar year, what does she hope to achieve on any of these fronts. I have more questions than anything.”“I feel sorry for Stephanie sometimes,” wrote Kendrick Staley. “She’s from Baltimore but not of Baltimore . . . This initiative is like most of her initiatives, an attempt to serve two masters but not serving either particularly well. It won’t work and if she runs again, Sheila [Dixon] will win by a landslide, adding insult to injury. Going to be interesting to watch.”“…the community went downhill…” – Tayt SplividHamden resident Pam Crosby said her place of worship, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, has already voiced support of the plan. “I am cautiously optimistic that SRB can do some good, but as another post said, it is getting closer to election time. If it spawns other organizations to get on board, I’m all for it,” she wrote.“I have to reserve opinion until the website is up but my initial thoughts were she loves committees, initiatives, and ‘studies’ so I am very interested in implementation of anything at this point,” wrote West Baltimore resident Kunya McCray.Jacob East said he would love to see the mayor institute body cameras for the police “with no off-switch, please.” He also noted that “doing the right thing from the start would have saved a TON of recent trouble. Maybe offer incentives needed for businesses and education that would really motivate them to work in these areas. The ‘talks’ sound nice, though.”At Red Emma’s Coffee Shop on North Avenue, some patrons were skeptical of the plan and of Rawlings-Blake’s job performance in general. “She needs to do her job,” said caterer Nikki Hart. She didn’t represent us well. She should have been more of an advocate and know her facts. She needs to apologize and say she has to do better.”“Quit,” said Sean Tillery. “Let another man go into the office. She lost favor with the people. She’s just trying to save face.”“They say all this nonsense, but there used to be a PAL center [in his neighborhood]. They took that away from the community and the community went downhill,” said Tayt Splivid.last_img read more

Womens Basketball Excels in the Classroom

first_imgStory Links LOUISVILLE, Ky. – While the University of Louisville women’s basketball team has opened the season with an 11-0 record and moved up to No. 3 in the Associated Press poll, grade point averages from the 2018 UofL fall semester reflect that the Cardinals have excelled in the classroom, as well.The Cardinals achieved a collective 3.264 grade-point average for the 2018 fall semester, the fourth highest GPA in the Jeff Walz era. This marks the ninth straight semester that women’s basketball has earned better than a 3.0 cumulative GPA.In addition, 12 student-athletes earned a 3.0 or better GPA, while eight earned Red & Black Scholar Athlete status for a 3.25 or better cumulative GPA.Asia Durr, Lindsey Duvall, Dana Evans and Sam Fuehring were all named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2018, earning above a 3.5 GPA.Arica Carter, Durr and Fuehring are all on schedule to graduate in the spring. Carter is working toward her second degree after graduating with a B.S. in Health and Human Performance last December.The Cardinals return to action on Thursday, Dec. 20 when they travel to face Central Michigan.For the latest on Louisville women’s basketball, visit GoCards.com, follow the team’s Twitter account at @UofLWBB or on Facebook at facebook.com/UofLWBB.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Step on the pedal eat up

first_imgThey call it the cafe for bikers. The perfect place to be when you want to take a break from a long drive and tuck in some good food. But well, if you aren’t a biker and all that you have ever done is perch precariously behind someone’s bike – Biker’s Cafe could still be the place for you.Nestled in the B8 market at Vasant Kunj, the cosy cafe is quite a welcome break away from the general buzz of the malls in that area. A little constrained in the number of people they can host inside, the cafe offers a cool set-up outside under big umbrellas. Enjoy the weather and tuck in – not the best option in summer. But the place is going to be a clear hit in winter.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Eye-catching decor inside the cafe – parts of the Royal Enfield adorn the walls and gives it a wonderful laid back feel. Just the place to relax after a long day. Extremely reasonably priced food greeted us much to our surprise. In a posh locality, while the cafe should probably be making most of it since there aren’t others around to compete – Biker’s offers a meal for two in about Rs 500. Impressive!Starters were quite a filler as we got a taste of almost everything – dumplings, spring rolls and some really juicy chicken wings. The mushroom brushchetta get’s our thumbs up. When it comes to main courses – the chicken steak is a must try. The meat is wonderfully cooked and the mashed potatoes are perfect. They have an awesome ginger ale too. But the fire and loaded ice ball was the perfect end. A crust made of corn, museli and egg white covers a ball of ice cream served in a little bed of chocolate sauce in a martini glass. Approved. Head over. You won’t regret it!last_img read more