Report: Man United 2 Swansea 0

first_imgManchester United 2 Swansea City 0: Lukaku joins Premier League 100 club Joe Wright Last updated 1 year ago 23:53 3/31/18 RomeluLukaku - cropped Getty Images Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez gave Manchester United a 2-0 Premier League win over Swansea City. Romelu Lukaku’s 100th Premier League goal helped Manchester United to a 2-0 win over Swansea City on Saturday.The Belgium international’s milestone effort, followed by an Alexis Sanchez strike, were enough to seal all three points at Old Trafford and move United back above Liverpool into second place in the table.Swansea had only lost on two of their previous five visits to United in all competitions, but they never recovered from Lukaku’s fifth-minute opener, as Jose Mourinho’s side, for whom Paul Pogba was restored to the starting line-up, produced a largely commanding performance to claim their fourth league victory in a row. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Sanchez, whose last goal came in the 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town in February, deservedly doubled the lead after 20 minutes of arguably his best performance in a United shirt.Carlos Carvalhal’s visitors improved after the break, with David de Gea making fine saves to keep out Tammy Abraham efforts, but they rarely looked likely to snatch a draw that would have lifted them four points clear of the relegation zone.United’s win takes them two points above Liverpool, having played a game less, and back to within 13 of league leaders Manchester City ahead of their trip to Everton.5 – Romelu Lukaku is the fifth youngest player to score 100 Premier League goals.Michael Owen (23y 134d)Robbie Fowler (23y 283d)Wayne Rooney (24y 100d)Harry Kane (24y 191d)Romelu Lukaku (24y 322d)Flourish. https://t.co/s47U4jwMl5 — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 31, 2018 United were rewarded for a bold start with just five minutes played. Nemanja Matic, Jesse Lingard and Sanchez combined to tee up Lukaku 12 yards out, whose shot deflected off Alfie Mawson and flew high into the net.The home side looked in authoritative mood, with Lukasz Fabianski denying Lukaku a second, but they had only to wait until the 20th minute to double their lead, with Sanchez rifling into the bottom-left corner after Lingard’s pass split Swansea’s haphazard defence.Passion   pic.twitter.com/XegneBDNGX — Manchester United (@ManUtd) March 31, 2018 Sanchez celebrated with gusto and, like his team-mates, looked to be enjoying himself against a Swansea side who failed even to muster a shot in a dismal first half, with only the offside flag denying United a third through Lingard before the interval.United missed two clear opportunities early in the second half for a third goal, with Sanchez nodding onto the roof of the net and Juan Mata volleying Pogba’s fine pass, but De Gea was called into action twice in quick succession to deny substitute Abraham.Lukaku spurned a great chance for his second, chesting down in the box before shooting straight at Fabianski, but Mourinho will have been pleased enough with his side’s performance ahead of next weekend’s showdown with City at the Etihad Stadium, where they will look to postpone Pep Guardiola’s title celebrations. Key Opta stats: – Romelu Lukaku became the 28th different player, first Belgian and fifth youngest player to score 100 Premier League goals.- Manchester United have won all three meetings with Swansea in all competitions this season, scoring eight goals and conceding none.- Jose Mourinho is unbeaten in all 10 of his previous meetings with Swansea in all competitions, beating five different managers in that time (W8 D2).- The Swans had as many shots on target in this game (2) as they’d managed in their three previous Premier League away games combined.  read morelast_img read more

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For Hip Hop Manager and 11 Industries’ Founder Deon Douglas, the Only Thing He Hasn’t Made Yet is History

first_img Editors’ Recommendations You would think that being a manager for a famous hip hop star and serving as CEO of your brand would be enough for one plate, but for 11 Industries founder Deon Douglas, he isn’t satisfied with just that.Deon is the kind of guy who is always striving for more, always looking for ways to add to his plate. According to him, “We haven’t made history yet.”Deon’s passion for music and fashion was sparked at a young age. Those industries were exciting to him and both possessed a glamorous appeal that was attractive from Douglas’ adolescent perspective, but as he matured his love for what he does evolved into seeing the numbers that showed results.His brand 11 Industries was founded with the belief that every man has the right to own accessories that reflect who he is as a person. While every man is different, Deon strives to create a collection of accessories that have a distinctive look and use, ones that will appeal to every modern gentleman.11 Industries carries a wide range of products that are made with quality and functionality in mind. Deon firmly believes that American-made is the way to go because not only does it give him more control over the products he sells, but it also stimulates our economy here at home. Committing to American manufacturing wasn’t a rash decision, it’s something that Deon passionately believes in.For Deon, the 14 hour works days, constant conference calls, and overseeing his own entrepreneurial venture is what the term living the dream is all about. It’s a 24/7 industry he’s a part of, but any chance he gets a moment to take a break, he stops to take in all of awesome things he has had the opportunity to be a part of. It’s important for him to have those subtle moments and think, “Wow, this is really happening.”Today, we sat down with Deon to learn more about his role in managing hip hop star A$AP Ferg, his ideas of the hip hop culture’s influence in music and fashion, and the success of his company 11 Industries.How did 11 Industries get started?11 Industries was something that was always in my head. Personally, I’m a minimalist. I’ve always loved simple things like a slim wallet. So I created the wallet that we have which is an extremely thin wallet when you first look at it, but it carries up to nine credit cards as the leather relaxes. That’s the classic 11 Industries piece. Then I started making all of these other things that ran through my head like a dopp kit. Every dopp kit that I’ve ever seen has been handmade, but it never had any snap to it or excitement so I put color on the inside for a simple touch. Our duffel bag that we carry has a really unique feature where there is a side zipper that carries a passport or iPad. It has a side pocket that is slanted at an angle so you can easily pull stuff out. It’s all stuff that I created for the busy traveler.Why American-made?For us, it was the ability to get it done quickly. We have some products made in New York and some made in Seattle. It such an easy thing to either hop on a flight or walk a couple of blocks and spend 20 minutes solving a problem. It’s so much easier, and the finish is significantly much better. The guys we work with will fight you if you try to cut corners. I love that. I love that they would say hey this isn’t the best leather or the best canvas. They love the finished product more than the profit margins.Any new products on the horizon for 11 Industries?Right now we’re designing more duffel bags including a smaller travel bag. More backpacks are on the way and different variations of products we already have.How did you and A$AP Ferg build a relationship? Ferg had his clothing line Traplord and he brought me in to help build it into something. We worked on launching an ecommerce store and securing partnerships while he designed the clothing and I executed the marketing and operations. It grew from a really small project he started while on tour into a brand that’s now sold in over 150 stores.Did A$AP Ferg play a role in a 11 Industries?Our very first bag was given to Ferg. After taking it on a trip, he came back with a list of stuff to change. He became the perfect tester. This is how we work together all the time. He was instrumental in the slanted pocket. It was upright at first, then he said it would be better if it was slanted.Any new music from A$AP Ferg releasing in the near future?He just released five new songs to his Sound Cloud account a week and a half ago. One record was with Lil’ Yachty and another record is called Nia Long. She actually tweeted about it. That’s one of those “That happened?!” moments.He’s releasing a new body of work in August titled “Still Striving”.Any other cool projects on the horizon for you and A$AP Ferg?We’re actually working on a project for FC Bayern.We’re always striving. There’s no limit. Don’t be surprised if one day you see that Ferg owns a soccer team. That would definitely be my influence. We’re actually doing something for Adidas working on some of their original music for camp.With streetwear and urbanwear trending in menswear, what are your thoughts on music’s influence in fashion today?I think it’s a natural progression of the music of the day. Music drives culture. To me, the fact that hip hop is now the biggest music genre it makes sense that it then drives everything else. You see it everywhere even with the way people speak. You look at a phrase today like, “Bye, Felicia!” That actually came from Ice Cube’s movie Friday which came out in 1995. Hip hop has been driving culture for a while so it makes total sense to me that it drives fashion today.What’s life like being in the inner circle of a hip hop star? Is it similar to what it’s portrayed as in music videos and movies or is it something completely different?It’s completely different. It’s everything you would think of when you see a boring documentary about the business world. That’s all it is. We’re working around the clock 24/7. Prior to this interview, I was on a planning call with Geno about releasing A$AP Ferg’s next album. It’s 24/7 work. We have moments where you kind of have to stop and say, ‘f@ck, that was cool.’ It kind of happens the next day or the day after. You don’t realize you were in a moment that could be considered historic. Sometimes I wonder if this is what the people you read about thought when they were doing something really cool or really dope, did they know what they were doing or was it work to them? It’s not like the television shows, but we do have moments where it’s crazy fun.If you could sit down and have a drink with anyone within your industries who would it be? This can be anyone from the past or present.Steve Jobs. I loved his ability to shape the world around him. I love that force to be able to shape the world around you by making really amazing products. I loved his audacity too. You think about the story of him telling the CEO of Pepsi that you can make history or continue selling sugar water. That’s insane to me. I loved that.I would really love to sit and talk with Jay-Z. Ferg is like a mini Jay-Z in making with fashion brands and music. Everything that we have been doing is modeled after what Jay-Z and Diddy have done.The third person, who I actually have regular conversations with almost weekly, would be Gary Vaynerchuk. We met in January. He, Ferg, and I had a discussion about how you can be way more than just what you are. I’m way more than just being a music manager or CEO of 11 Industries, and Ferg is a lot more than a rapper or entertainer. You can do a lot more. We’re always striving to do more. Gary always reminds you that you’re going to die one day, so do more. 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Iran must seize UK oil tanker ExRevolutionary Guard chief

first_imgTehran: A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said on Friday that the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar. The comments by Mohsen Rezaei came amid heightened tensions over Iran’s unravelling 2015 nuclear deal, which the US withdrew from last year. In recent days, Iran has broken through the limit the deal put on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium and plans on Sunday to boost its enrichment. Also Read – Turkey preparations for Syria offensive ‘completed’In the past months, the US has rushed thousands of additional troops, an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers and advanced fighter jets to the region. Rezaei made his comments in a tweet Friday. “If England does not release the Iranian oil tanker, the duty … (of Iran) is to respond and seize one English oil tanker,” he said. Rezaei led the Guard during Iran’s 1980s “Tanker War” in the Persian Gulf targeting the oil trade of the U.S. and its Arab allies. It was a striking comment from Rezaei, one that current officials have yet to make. Also Read – Imran Khan arrives in China, to meet Prez Xi JinpingIran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman earlier called on the UK to release the tanker. Authorities in Gibraltar intercepted the super tanker on Thursday, saying they believed it to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to Syria. Spanish authorities said the seizure came at the request of the U.S. A spokesman for the government of Gibraltar, who wasn’t authorised to be identified by name in media reports, said that all 28 crew members remain on the vessel while being interviewed as witnesses and not questioned under criminal procedures. The crew is made of mainly Indian, Pakistani and Ukrainian nationals, he said. A local newspaper, the Gibraltar Chronicle, reported Friday that the supertanker can only be detained for 72 hours unless the Supreme Court of the British overseas territory extends the deadline while the probe is conducted. US national security adviser John Bolton tweeted that the ship’s seizure was “excellent news.” “America & our allies will continue to prevent regimes in Tehran & Damascus from profiting off this illicit trade,” Bolton added. The vessel likely carried just over 2 million barrels of Iranian crude oil, the data firm Refinitv said. Tracking data showed that the tanker made a slow trip around the southern tip of Africa before reaching the Mediterranean, it said. Meanwhile, fears over a miscalculation sparking a wider conflict in the Persian Gulf have grown. Oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz have been targeted in mysterious attacks, which the US says Iran is behind, an accusation denied by Tehran. Last month Iran shot down a US surveillance drone. Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, an adviser to Iran’s supreme leader and Tehran’s Friday prayer leader, brought up the drone shootdown during prayers. He said the reason that the US did not attack Iran after was because Trump fears Iran’s ballistic missile stockpile. “When Iranian missiles are able to hit a stealth drone thousands of feet in the air, how easy would it be to hit an aircraft carrier in the sea?” he asked.last_img read more

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African youth to climb Kilimanjaro joining UN campaign for climate change

25 February 2009A group of young people from impoverished urban areas in Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana, will set off on a gruelling trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro under the United Nations banner to draw attention to the effects of climate change. Ten underprivileged youth will join 25 other people from the private and public sectors in the fourth annual ascent to the “rooftop of Africa” organized by the Kilimanjaro Initiative, a Nairobi-based non-governmental organization (NGO), in partnership with the “UNite to Combat Climate Change” global campaign. “This year’s climb will highlight – with the melting ice of Mount Kilimanjaro as a backdrop – how global warming has a direct impact on the living conditions of individuals and communities throughout the world,” said Wilfred Lemke, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace.“By raising awareness about the impact of global warming, including in populated urban areas, the Kilimanjaro Initiative will assist in the achievement of MDG [Millennium Development Goal] 7 of ‘ensuring environmental sustainability,’” he added.The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) warned that rising temperatures, increased rainfall and extreme weather conditions will dramatically change where and how people live in cities. The change in climate does untold damage to economic and public infrastructure and stretches the ability of urban centres to accommodate displaced populations, leading to unemployment, deteriorating educational facilities, inadequate health care systems and a possible rise in crime in urban centres, according to the agency.At the top of Kilimanjaro, the group will use a satellite telephone to call Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, who is currently on the South African leg of a tour that will take him to Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Egypt.Mr. Ban is also due to fly over the receding ice cap of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, on his way to the city of Arusha to visit the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. read more

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Level of police violence in Papua New Guinea alarms UN expert on

26 May 2010Human RightsAn independent United Nations human rights expert has voiced concern about the “regular practice” of police violence in Papua New Guinea, which he said often reaches the level of torture, as well as appalling conditions for detainees. Manfred Nowak, the UN Special Rapporteur on torture, made the comments after concluding his 12-day fact-finding mission to the Pacific nation, during which he was able to conduct unannounced visits to places of detention and interview detainees in private. “My main concerns are systematic beatings of detainees by the police upon arrest and within the first hours of detention, including during interrogation,” he said in a news release issued in the capital, Port Moresby. “This regular practice of police violence, corroborated by medical evidence, often reaches the level of torture,” added the Special Rapporteur. Mr. Nowak, who said he received the full cooperation of the Commissioners of Police and Correctional Services during his visit, also highlighted the “appalling” conditions of detention in police lock-ups, where detainees are often kept for many months, amounting to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment.“Detainees are locked-up in overcrowded and filthy cells, without proper ventilation, natural light, access to sufficient food and water for drinking, washing and using the toilets,” he said, adding that, in all police stations, detainees were forced to sleep on the floor.The expert said the standards of hygiene at Mount Hagen Police Station were “beyond description,” and detainees were forced to urinate and defecate in bottles and plastic bags, which were then picked up by female detainees and piled up in the small common space.Mr. Nowak was also concerned that “prisoners who escape are subjected to severe punishment, amounting to torture, including through brutal beatings with bush knives and gun butts, shooting detainees at close range and cutting their tendons with axes and bush knives after they are apprehended, with the intent of disabling them.“The victims are usually kept in punishment cells, without any medical treatment, which sometimes even led to their death,” he added.Meanwhile, he said the Police Juvenile Policy and Protocols, developed jointly by the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), constitutes an excellent tool for dealing with juveniles in conflict with the law.“Unfortunately, for the most part they are not implemented,” noted the Special Rapporteur, adding that the Juvenile Reception Centre in Boroko, constructed with UNICEF funds and opened in 2009, was not even in use. As a result, juveniles are being held in police custody together with adults, in contravention of international standards. The expert did add that the Hohola Remand Centre for Juveniles in Port Moresby, run by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, constitutes a best practice aimed at reintegrating juveniles into society.The Special Rapporteur also voiced concern that women “hold a very low status in society, placing them at very high risk of abuse, both in the domestic and in the public sphere,” adding that he found cases of women being subjected to sexual abuse in police stations and “exploited for slavery-like services by police officers and male detainees.”Mr. Nowak reports to the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council in an independent and unpaid capacity. read more

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UN peacekeeping force to stay in Cyprus for another seven months

14 December 2011The Security Council today decided to extend the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus until 19 July 2012, and called on the leadership of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities to accelerate the pace of talks aimed at reunification. The Security Council today decided to extend the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus until 19 July 2012, and called on the leadership of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities to accelerate the pace of talks aimed at reunification. The force, known by its acronym UNFICYP, has been deployed on the island since 1964, when inter-communal fighting erupted. The UN has been facilitating talks between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leadership with a view to the eventual establishment of a federal government with a single international personality, consisting of a Turkish Cypriot Constituent State and a Greek Cypriot Constituent State, each of equal status. In the resolution adopted unanimously today, the Council welcomed the “encouraging” progress made so far in the negotiations, “and the prospect of further decisive progress in the coming months towards a comprehensive and durable settlement that this has created.”The 15-member body called on the two leaders to intensify the momentum of negotiations, engage in the process in a constructive and open manner, and work on reaching convergences on the remaining core issues in preparation for their meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon next month.The core issues include governance and power-sharing, economy, European Union matters, property, territory and security.The last set of talks hosted by Mr. Ban with Greek Cypriot leader Dimitris Christofias and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart, Dervis Eroglu, were held on 30 and 31 October, following which the Secretary-General said he was confident that a comprehensive settlement to the Cyprus issue can be reached.The upcoming two-day meeting, which will be held outside New York City at the Greentree conference centre, will be a “more intensive” consultation than previous sessions, Mr. Ban told a year-end press conference at UN Headquarters. Mr. Ban noted that Cyprus will assume the European Union presidency next year, “so the window of our opportunity for further progress in negotiations is very much limited. It may be politically difficult and sensitive, when the presidency of the European Union is now going to be part of this. And practically speaking, the presidency of the European Union will be heavily involved in all other European issues.”Mr. Ban added that both leaders must engage, make progress and accelerate the pace of negotiations ahead of next month’s meeting. read more

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Involvement of local communities vital to save worlds forests from fires –

“If humans are the main cause of forest fires, prevention and control have to involve people at local level,” FAO forest fire expert Mike Jurvelius said. “The traditional approach of focusing on legislation and expensive equipment alone is not sufficient,” he added, noting that human activity causes 95 per cent of all fires worldwide Local communities must realize the stake they have in forest management. “Only when local communities know they will benefit from protecting their forests, will they do everything to prevent forest fires,” Mr. Jurvelius said. Main causes of fire outbreaks in rural areas include uncontrolled use of fire for agriculture, setting fire to forests and grassland to convert them into agricultural fields, the use of fire to gain access to hunting, and arson.Since the 1980s, forest fires have increased in severity in many parts of the world and in 2002, fires destroyed more than 350 million hectares of forests and grassland globally.Underscoring the importance of local involvement, FAO noted that a village in China has had no uncontrolled fires for over 35 years, ever since a policy was adopted providing benefits and income from the forests to the villagers.A study in India revealed that the level of rural communities’ dependency on their surrounding forests related directly to their participation in fire management. And in the West African country of the Gambia, community forestry practices resulted in a drop in damaging and unwanted fires, as increased participation and access to forest ownership led to more effective fire prevention and suppression.But in many countries, despite legal obligations requiring local communities to participate in fire management, governments have not yet succeeded in mobilizing them. FAO supports countries in developing strategies for preventing and managing wildland fires. read more

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Independent UN human rights expert urges Bahrain to stop persecuting Shia Muslims

Heiner Bielefeldt, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, said he received reliable information that Hussain Mirza Abdelbaqi Najati was forced to leave for Lebanon on 23 April after being exposed to “enormous pressure and harassment” by Bahrain authorities. “Targeting the most senior and influential Shi’a religious figure in Bahrain may amount to intimidating and thus discriminating against the entire Shi’a Muslim community in the country because of its religious beliefs,” the expert stated in a news release.From a statement issued yesterday on the website of Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior, it appears, the news release said, that the decision revoking Mr. Najati’s Bahraini citizenship and the orders to expel him from the country may have been made due to his position as a senior and influential religious authority among Shi’a believers, who make up the majority of the country’s population. “I have expressed to the Government of Bahrain my grave concerns at what appears to be an act of religiously motivated discrimination, which would seem to impose unjustified restrictions on Mr. Najati’s fundamental human rights, including his right to practice and profess peacefully his religious beliefs,” Mr. Bielefeldt stressed, warning that the case may have far-reaching implications for the Shi’a Muslim community in the country. Mr. Najati is one of 31 individuals whose Bahraini citizenship was revoked by the Ministry in November 2012, a decision that rendered him stateless. The Special Rapporteur urged the Government to reverse its decision, which he said appears to be arbitrary, and to facilitate Mr. Najati’s return from Lebanon. “International law, in particular the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, prohibits arbitrary deprivation of nationality, including on religious grounds,” he noted. “Discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief constitutes a violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms.” “I understand that Mr. Najati has consistently refrained from engaging into politics, and has maintained his position and activities strictly in the realm of his religion,” Mr. Bielefeldt stated. “He is not known to have advocated violence or its use, or to have committed acts that would undermine national security or public order, nor has he been charged or sentenced for committing such acts.”Independent experts or special rapporteurs are appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council to examine and report back on a country situation or a specific human rights theme. The positions are honorary and the experts are not UN staff, nor are they paid for their work. read more

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Mens basketball The only change after Ohio States win over Wisconsin confidence

Ohio State junior forward Jae’Sean Tate converts a layup as he was fouled in the first half against Wisconsin on Feb. 23 at the Schottenstein Center. OSU won 83-73. Credit: Colin Hass-Hill | Assistant Sports DirectorThe will or drive of a team is rooted in self belief. Without a belief or a vision, a team cannot achieve its goals.For a while, the Ohio State men’s basketball team didn’t have a vision, it didn’t have a moment that could spring a successful run as the season grows nye. Well, now OSU has both.The Buckeyes handily defeated the 16th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers at home Thursday night, 83-73, in their most complete game this season. Four players were in double figures, the bench scored 32 points and as a team, OSU outrebounded the Badgers by 13 and shot 63 percent (10-for-16) from 3-point range.All of that happened against the fourth best defense in the country.The players — sophomore guard C.J. Jackson in particular, who had a career-high 18 points Thursday — had been saying throughout a mentally taxing conference season that they believed there run of consecutive wins was just around the corner. Wisconsin might be the start of that, but that doesn’t necessarily mean OSU’s predicament has changed. The Buckeyes will likely still need to win the Big Ten tournament to make the NCAA Tournament, but at the very least, OSU finally has proof it can win games against top competition.“I feel like everybody was on the same page (on Thursday). We played hard. It seemed like we couldn’t miss,” junior forward Jae’Sean Tate said. “If we play like this the rest of the time and in the Big Ten tournament, I feel like we can win.”That type of language hadn’t been heard since the beginning of the season when winning the conference was seen as an attainable goal. Yes, the Buckeyes said things like, “There’s still a long way to go,” and “Anything can happen” after losses, but maybe what OSU needed was the reality of winning a game that many didn’t believe it had a prayer in.So it begs the question, why can’t OSU always play like this?“I wish we could (always play like this) and for now on I hope we can,” Tate said. “We just got to build from it.”The game was equally important for OSU coach Thad Matta, who has been dealt an unprecedented amount of criticism this year. The 13-year OSU coach was already the most winningest coach in school history and became the most tenured coach in school history on Thursday night.He has not been one to ever focus, or truly care, about what outsiders say, but there’s no denying that critics will think twice about scolding the 13-year OSU coach after the Wisconsin win.“I’m sure there’s a lot of people that wouldn’t be pissed off if I didn’t come back (tomorrow),” Matta said. “But I say that from a standpoint of I guess that’s a tremendous feat, but I kind of like the most wins more than the most games to be honest with you.”While nothing on the winning side has come naturally to the Buckeyes this season, they had the answers on Thursday night. Each answer paved the path to success. There remains a long way to go for them, but the Buckeyes saw what their best looks like and that could be a motivator with two games remaining before the conference tournament.“We haven’t seen it a whole lot,” Matta said. “Everybody sort of did there part. When you’re making shots, it probably helps your cause … I hope these guys got a good taste of what it feels like to win a game.” read more

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Wild finish leads Minnesota to upset over Ohio State womens basketball

OSU senior guard Cait Craft (13) looks to make a pass during a game against Nebraska on Feb. 18 at the Schottenstein Center.Credit: Samantha Hollingshead | Photo EditorSenior night for Minnesota (19-9, 11-6) was upon the No. 5 Ohio State (23-5, 15-2) women’s basketball team as it entered Williams Arena Wednesday night for a late regular-season showdown.It was a healthy crowd that made its way out to witness a true barnburner at “The Barn,” with the Golden Gophers coming away with the 90-88 upset victory in overtime after a game-winning shot with less than a second remaining.Right from the tip, the Buckeyes and the Golden Gophers went back and forth. But in the first half, neither squad was able to get efficient offensive production.Before practice on Tuesday, Buckeye coach Kevin McGuff harped on the fact that his team would have enough time to get used to the elevated floor at Williams Arena, stating how it was still a basketball court with two hoops like all the other arenas that OSU played at this season. It turns out it is easier said than done to get hot at The Barn — even for the home team.Minnesota presented an extended 2-3 zone to OSU to prevent senior guard Ameryst Alston and sophomore guard Kelsey Mitchell from driving to the hoop for their own shots and also penetrate to find open teammates. The zone allowed for OSU to swing the rock and have plenty of open looks from downtown, but Minnesota was willing to take the risk with its strategy.The gamble on OSU’s 3-point shooting looked genius, as the Buckeyes only shot 1-of-11 from 3-point land in the first 20 minutes of play. That was an unorthodox showing from the Scarlet and Gray, who average 37.8 percent from behind the arc, ranking third in the Big Ten in that category.However, it wasn’t only the Buckeyes that had problems getting the ball to hit the nylon. Minnesota shot a whopping 26 percent from the field, not only missing long-distance jump shots but also fundamental layups.Heading into the locker room, Minnesota only trailed OSU by four, and the Golden Gophers did not plan on letting the Buckeyes march away in the second half like others have done in the past, as a potential bid for the NCAA tournament was on the line.The third quarter began with a quick OSU 6-0 run to give the Buckeyes an 11-point lead, but Golden Gophers redshirt senior guard Rachel Banham took the game into her own hands after a Minnesota timeout.Averaging 27.5 points per game on the year, scoring over 50 points multiple times and earning recognition on Twitter from NBA legend and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant, Banham is all that, and she proved it in the second half against the Big Ten-leading Buckeyes.The 5-foot-9 Banham had no problem creating space for herself from all areas of the court, giving OSU senior guard and tenacious defender Cait Craft a difficult task of guarding her. Banham would finish the game with 35 points and five assists, including a highlight-reel around-the-back pass to sophomore center Jessie Edwards.As play continued in the second half, the officials began to get more and more stingy, whistling after nearly every hand-check and touch on both sides of the court.Craft, who followed Banham up and down the floor the entire night, was forced to exit the game with the five-foul maximum in the fourth quarter.  With 1:10 to play in regulation, Minnesota was holding a 76-74 lead, and the Buckeyes were having a tough time navigating through the Golden Gopher defense. The possession ended up resulting in a shot-clock violation, turning the ball back over to the home team.The Golden Gophers brought the ball down with confidence, but OSU sophomore guard Asia Doss applied stifling defense, stealing the ball and converting the basket on the other end to tie it up with only 16.7 seconds left on the clock.Minnesota put the ball in Banham’s hands for the final shot, as she has pulled through in the clutch time and time again for this Golden Gophers squad. After dancing around at the top of the key, Banham made an in-and-out crossover to the left elbow for the go-ahead jump shot, but it was off the mark.Bouncing off the rim, the ball ended up in Edwards’ hands, who jumped straight up to put the ball through the cylinder to give Golden Gophers a two-point lead and win with the game clock hitting zero.But then whistles blew; the game was not over.The officials went to the scorer’s table to review the play, and after looking over the time when the ball made it through the net, they came to the conclusion that the Buckeyes would have 0.5 seconds to try to send the game into overtime or win it with a 3-pointer.After a Buckeye timeout, Alston set to inbound the ball on the sideline near her own bench. Sophomore forward Alexa Hart looped off of an off-ball screen toward the basket, receiving a lob from Alston and touching it in right before the buzzer sounded.The referees looked it over and determined it was good. Next up, overtime.In the extra period, both teams continued to go back and forth, finishing the entire contest with 12 ties and 13 lead changes.Mitchell, who turned it on in the fourth quarter and overtime period, finishing with 21 points, grabbed her ninth rebound of the night and at the same time drew the foul from Banham, which was her fifth, sending her to the pine for the remainder of the game. Mitchell then hit both foul shots to make the score 86-85 in favor of the Golden Gophers.Minnesota sophomore guard Carlie Wagner, who finished with 26 points, extended the lead to three points, but then OSU junior forward Shayla Cooper came up big on the other end, answering with a strong old-fashioned 3-point play to tie the score up at 88 with 14.3 seconds left on the clock.Wagner wanted the last word, coming down on the other end and knocking down a contested jumper in the short corner with less than a second left to give Minnesota a two-point lead.Once again, the officials would go to the scorer’s box and come back to the floor putting up more time on the clock: 0.8 seconds.After what happened in regulation, the Golden Gophers were aware that the game really isn’t over until the buzzer sounds, no matter how much time is on the clock.This time around the Buckeyes, would inbound the ball to Mitchell in the corner, who would not have enough time to get a shot off, giving the Golden Gophers a sigh of relief and a moment of happiness to celebrate senior night in winning fashion.With their 11-game win streak coming to a close, the Buckeyes will head back to the drawing board and look to finish the regular season on the right foot Saturday versus the Michigan State Spartans.The game is set to tip at 2 p.m. in East Lansing, Michigan. read more

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200 persons benefit from free eye tests and sensitisation at GPHC

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGPHC screens 280 for glaucomaMarch 14, 2016In “Health”GPHC offering free glaucoma testing…in observance of World Glaucoma WeekMarch 2, 2016In “Health”GPHC acquiring new equipment for screening, testing for diabetic retinopathyNovember 25, 2016In “Health” Two hundred persons benefitted from free eye tests and sensitisation sessions hosted by the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) at the eye clinic yesterday, in observance of World Sight Day.This was disclosed by Dr. Arlene Bobb-Semple, Ophthalmologist with a sub-speciality training in vitro retinal surgery, attached to GPHC, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).The ophthalmologist said that this year’s theme, “Access to Eyecare for Everyone”, has provided the organization with an opportunity to encourage all, be it children or adults, to receive check-ups.“We are not particularly focusing on patients with cataract or glaucoma. We are trying to access everyone who may have an eye problem or even those who just like to have their eyes routinely checked. We have seen patients who are diabetic, cataract, glaucoma… Patients who are not members of our clinic, but decide to have their eyes checked,” Dr. Bobb-Semple noted.The Diabetic Eye Centre, supported by the World Diabetes Foundation via a partnership with the Ministry of Public Health, Orbis International and the University of Toronto Banting and Best Diabetes Centre, will also allow persons with diabetes to undergo free screening to detect early diabetic eye disease before it leads to permanent blindness.She said patients diagnosed with cataract and glaucoma among other conditions have received advice, through counselling, on the way forward. Others have received medication in the form of, eye drops while yet others have been sent for further screening. This, she said, is dependent on the stage of the patient’s condition.Dr. Bobb-Semple urged patients to pay keen attention to their health. “I recommend that patients take more interest in their body health also their ophthalmic health. So, I recommend patients have annual ophthalmic checks regardless of whether or not they have a visual symptom. They should have their eyes checked, be it at a healthcare centre or at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC),” the ophthalmologist said.She also urged patients with diabetes, cataract and other conditions to maintain a diet regimen to improve their quality of life.World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. read more

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Danijel Saric – best ASOBAL player 20102011

← Previous Story Montpellier wins French Super Cup Next Story → Smajlagic back to Bosna BH Gas! After the Spanish Super Cup, the awards for the best players in the previous year were awarded. Danijel Saric was chosen as the best player in the previous year, as the goalkeeper of Barcelona had his huge share in Barcelona’s perfect season, winning the Champions League trophy.Liga Asobal 2010/2011 Dream Team ========================================Goalkeeper: Danjel Šarić (Barcelona Intersport)Right wing: Luc Abalo (Atletico Madrid)Right back: Laszlo Nagy (Barcelona Intersport)Middle back: Raul Entrerríos (Barcelona Intersport)Left back: Antonio Garcia (Fraikin Granollers)Left wing: Juanín Garcia (Barcelona Intersport)Pivot: Julen Aguinagalde (Atletico Madrid)Best coach: Manolo Cadenas (Fraikin Granollers)– Best player: Danjel Šarić (Barcelona Intersport)– Best defender: Didiert Dinart (Atletico Madrid)– Best buy: Aiden Malasinskas (Fraikin Granollers)– Top scorer: Rafa Baena (Antequera), 179 goals– Best referees: Oscar Luis i Angel Sabroso Raluy– Player with most games: Izaija Guardiola (Atletico Madrid) read more

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ONLY FOR HANSENS EYES PSG Handball put on silence Veszprem Arena

EHF Champions LeaguePSG HandballTelekom Veszprem ← Previous Story EHF CL DERBY SATURDAY: Skopje or Veszprem? Next Story → Scandinavian clash to start Bjerringbro-Silkeborg’s european campaign Paris Saint Germain are the best team of EHF Champions League Group B! Zvonimir Noka Serdarusic, once again, became the winner of “Clash of the Titans” against Telekom Veszprem 29:24 (12:12) a week after win in Paris!Strong defense with Thierry Omeyer between the posts, without Mikkel Hansen (he was on the bench during whole match) in attack with only Karabatic-Sagosen combination, French champions were better in the second half. Only Mate Lekai (8) and Momir Ilic (7) showed solid performance in the back-line of Ljubomir Vranjes squad. They netted 15 of 24 goals of domestic team.On the other side, Uwe Gensheimer extended his shooting series (10 goals), while young Edouard Kempf surprised global handball community with 100% efficiency – 6 goals. Remili and Karabatic added four goals, Sagosen scored three.STANDINGS:1. Paris SG 8 7 0 1 246:216 142. Telekom Veszprem 8 5 1 2 236:226 113. Flensburg-H. 7 4 2 1 198:185 104. Vive Kielce 8 3 2 3 231:227 85. Meshkov Brest 7 2 1 4 190:194 56. Celje 7 2 1 4 209:222 57. Kiel 7 2 1 4 165:182 58. Aalborg 8 1 0 7 212:235 2 read more

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15 annoying things emigrants say

first_imgACCORDING TO A new report, most Irish emigrants abroad are planning on coming home at some stage.This is great news, right?  We all miss our friends and loved ones who’ve moved abroad.However, it’s not all sunshine and lollipops, is it?  Let’s be real about this, our emigrant friends can say some really annoying things.Here are 15 of them (imagine them said in whatever accent has been adopted by your favourite emigrants).Would you not think about moving?People here, you know, they *do* more things. It’s not just about going out and getting drunk.There’s just so little choice here when it comes to food, I can get anything I want in [insert location here].Oh am I brown?  God I hadn’t even noticed, it’s so sunny all the time here.The money is just so good here, it wouldn’t make sense to come home. People in Ireland just have no fashion sense.Do you not get bored at home?Sure there’s so many Irish here it’s practically like being at home.You should totally move here.Oh that’s WAAAAAY cheaper here.Is it as bad as people say?People in Ireland just aren’t that good looking, are they?Oh it’s raining, is it?It’s just so weird having Christmas dinner on the beach.So when are you going to move over?One girl’s reasons for ‘un-emigrating’ back to Ireland>VIDEO: ‘You know you’re Irish when…’>last_img read more

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‘Chernobyl’ Series Creator: Stop Taking Selfies at Nuclear Disaster Site

first_imgMore on Geek.com:Wildlife Is Actually Abundant at the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster SiteDrones Detect New Radiation Hotspots Near Chernobyl Site Walk Through the Grisly Wasteland of Chernobyl in VR Stay on target Chernobyl Vodka Made in Exclusion Zone Coming SoonDrones Detect New Radiation Hot Spots Near Chernobyl Site This influencer wasn’t the only one to post controversial selfies either: Other people captured footage of themselves exploring the ruins in hazmat-like gear and taking radiation measurements. For now, it looks like some Instagrammers don’t care if their photos of the gloomy Chernobyl site could be disrespectful. Following the premiere of the HBO series Chernobyl, Pripyat, Ukraine, has become a new destination for “thirsty Instagrammers” who are snapping pictures of themselves in masks and suits. Craig Mazin, the creator of the show, is now urging people to stop taking selfies and have more respect when they visit the nuclear disaster site.On Tuesday, Mazin wrote a comment on Twitter that acknowledged the wave of tourism at the abandoned city and said people should be more mindful of what happened there, considering many individuals lost their lives due to radiation health complications.It’s wonderful that #ChernobylHBO has inspired a wave of tourism to the Zone of Exclusion. But yes, I’ve seen the photos going around.If you visit, please remember that a terrible tragedy occurred there. Comport yourselves with respect for all who suffered and sacrificed.— Craig Mazin (@clmazin) June 11, 2019“It’s wonderful that #ChernobylHBO has inspired a wave of tourism to the Zone of Exclusion. But yes, I’ve seen the photos going around,” Mazin wrote on Twitter. “If you visit, please remember that a terrible tragedy occurred there. Comport yourselves with respect for all who suffered and sacrificed.”Despite the backlash over Chernobyl selfies, some Instagram influencers decided to transform the Zone of Exclusion into their creative canvases, which some viewed as borderline disrespectful to victims of the nuclear tragedy, the New York Post noted.Meanwhile in Chernobyl: Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster. pic.twitter.com/LnRukoLirQ— Bruno Zupan (@komacore) June 9, 2019One of the most controversial posts was shared by @nz.nik on Instagram, where she’s posing almost nude against a backdrop of deteriorating buildings. Comments below the suggestive picture say it’s “disgusting,” and “repulsive.”last_img read more

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Royal Rumble 2018 Preview: Two Rumble Matches, Two Title Matches in Philadelphia

first_imgFacebook WWE announces 2020 Royal Rumble tickets to go on-sale Friday, September 20 Videos Articles So will some open slots in the men’s Royal Rumble include lower card or guys in tag teams (like Harper and Rowan) or will be used for one-off appearances of past wrestlers and NXT guys who have been called up? NupeNDallas 11 matches scheduled for WWE Clash of Champions tonight in Charlotte, Live Post-Show WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever Anonymous Google+ How To Win A Trip To Meet The Miz And Becky Lynch WhatsApp Vince McMahon Sends Supportive Message To Roman Reigns Now Playing Up Next January 28, 2018 at 6:11 pm Xavier Woods Madison Square Garden Pays Tribute to Roman Reigns Comments are closed. Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Nextcenter_img January 28, 2018 at 12:50 pm Now Playing Up Next WWE SmackDown Results Are In For 2019 Videos Articles Repost:This years RR is so predictable. We pretty much know who is going to win thetitle. When Nakamura wins the the rumble it is pretty much a guaranteethat he will face AJ for the title at WM. When Asuka wins it is going to be her vs. Charlotte. As well as the rest of the matches, to me it’snot going to be a surprise.WWE creative really needs to thinkOUTSIDE the box I believe or Trips needs to change the landscape. I want to be surprised not knowing what the outcome is before it happens. Mybad for rambling. Triple H Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 3 COMMENTS Videos Articles Twitter Wouldn’t it be a big swerve if Daniel Bryan has already been medically cleared to wrestle and the WWE was holding him to the RR to make a comeback? Pinterest unknown Smackdown Live Preview: Daniel Bryan still wants an apology, King of the Ring Quarterfinals January 28, 2018 at 3:45 pm Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipMadison Square Garden Pays Tribute to Roman ReignsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:34/Current Time 0:01Loaded: 100.00%0:02Remaining Time -0:33 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list The Miz WWE will present the Royal Rumble PPV tonight in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Scheduled for the show is the annual men’s Royal Rumble match and a first ever women’s Royal Rumble match. Both matches are only advertising 18 confirmed entrants, leaving 12 spots open for the over-the-top-rope elimination matches.Also advertised for the show is Brock Lesnar defending the WWE Universal Championship against Kane and Braun Strowman in a triple threat match and AJ Styles defends the WWE Championship against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in a 2-on-1 handicap match.Here is how the card looks for tonight in Philadelphia on the WWE Network.Reminder: The show will be four hours beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET (6:00 CT).30 Man Royal Rumble MatchNames confirmed so far (12 spots remain open):* John Cena* Finn Bálor* Randy Orton* Shinsuke Nakamura* The Miz* Elias* Baron Corbin* “Woken” Matt Hardy* Bray Wyatt* Aiden English* Rusev* Titus O’Neil* Apollo Crews* Tye Dillinger* Big E* Kofi Kingston* Xavier Woods* Roman ReignsFirst Ever Women’s Royal Rumble MatchNames confirmed so far (12 spots remain open):* Asuka* Ruby Riott* Liv Morgan* Sarah Logan* Sasha Banks* Nia Jax* Bayley* Naomi* Natalya* Sonya Deville* Mandy Rose* Mickie James​* Tamina* Lana* Carmella* Becky Lynch* Dana Brooke* Alicia FoxWWE Championship2-on-1 Handicap MatchAJ Styles (c) vs. Kevin Owens and Sami ZaynWWE Universal ChampionshipTriple Threat MatchBrock Lesnar (c) vs. Kane vs. Braun StrowmanWWE RAW Tag Team ChampionshipsSeth Rollins and Jason Jordan (c’s) vs. Sheamus and CesaroWWE Smackdown Tag Team ChampionshipsThe Usos (c’s) vs. Chad Gable and Shelton BenjaminWrestleview.com will have live coverage of the WWE Royal Rumble tonight beginning at 7:00 p.m. Eastern (6:00 CT) with live thoughts on Twitter via @wrestleview.Wrestleview Live will also return following the Royal Rumble on YouTube tonight.last_img read more

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Ronaldo update Deal close to being agreed on between Real Madrid

first_imgCristiano Ronaldo’s proposed move to Juventus looks set to finally take place with the club close to agreeing on a deal with Real Madrid, reports Sky SportsSome vital progress looks set to be made within the next 48 hours between the two European giants with Real set to finally make their final decision in regards to Juventus’ €100m offer.The Serie A champions are hoping to conclude the deal soon that will see Ronaldo swap the famous white shirt at Real for the black and white in Turin for next season.The 33-year-old has enjoyed a glorious nine-year spell at the Spanish capital, but has suffered a breakdown in his relationship with Real president Florentino Perez lately and he has apparently decided to take up a new challenge at this stage of his career.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.The negotiations for the transfer have taken place between Real, Juventus and Ronaldo agent, Jorge Mendes.Mendes previously had this to say on the move.“If this happens it will simply be a new stage, a new challenge in his brilliant career,” Mendes told Portuguese newspaper Record.“If Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid, he will be eternally grateful to the club, the president, all the directors, the medical staff, all the staff without exception, as well as all the Madrid fans around the world.”last_img read more

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Swan Lake Fire Orders Additional Crews For Boots On The Ground

first_imgManagement of the Swan Lake Fire transitioned to a Type 2 Alaska incident management team on Monday. This move to a Type 2 team increases the capacity of each division of staffing.  More personnel assigned to this fire provides for a comprehensive strategic plan going forward and adds capacity in anticipation of the shift in weather back to drier days, according to a release from the Division of Forestry. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The fire growth to the Swan Lake Fire, burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, was moderated by cloud cover on Monday. This allowed for expansion in the areas where the black spruce stands remain receptive. Kale Casey with the State Division of Forestry: “There was fire growth yesterday, and it was moderate. It mainly expanded where black spruce stands, and that’s mainly been the theme of this fire.”  Motorists are still urged to yield to fire apparatus entering the Sterling Highway and to adhere to traffic signage staged near miles 82 and 92, as well as near Sterling Elementary where the incident command center has been established. Casey: “Right now we can add more helicopters and more crews. We have an additional five more crews on order. That will really help us to work the fire edge more intensely away from the City of Sterling with more boots on the ground.” center_img As of Tuesday morning the fire remains around 13,000 acres, and roughly 5.5 miles from the City of Sterling. Casey: “The community is going to see more fire traffic in the neighborhood. Eventually they will see engines out on patrol, at some point, and that’s part of our expanded effort so the community knows that we are here for them.” For more details contact the Division of Forestry Public Information office at 907-260-4262, visit kpboem.com orinciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6387/last_img read more

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Policy Bill Would Trim Headquarters Spending Personnel

first_img Dan Cohen AUTHOR The Defense Department would need to cut the budget and personnel at its headquarters by 20 percent and save $10 billion over five years, under the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill the House Armed Services Committee marks up today.The provision calls for the defense secretary to develop a plan for streamlining DOD management headquarters by requiring an accurate baseline accounting of headquarters budgets and personnel, and more specific information on actual and planned reductions in management headquarters.“The committee notes that the department has already claimed the savings associated with these reductions in the budget requests provided since the 20 percent goal was established in 2013,” according to a summary of the bill language.“While the committee is interested in ensuring that true cost savings result from these efficiencies, the committee also desires to ensure that any reductions are taken in a manner that increase the performance, accountability and agility of the department.”The policy bill also address the lengthy backlog of families waiting for military childcare, a concern cited in the recent report by the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission. It does not appear the backlog is related to funding or military construction, according to a fact sheet accompanying the chairman’s mark of the legislation.The legislation would require DOD to cut the backlog in half by the end of FY 2017 and provide a midpoint progress report to Congress.The chairman’s mark and an accompanying fact sheet are available on the committee website.last_img read more

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