Mohsin confirms running for Pakistan head coachs job

first_imgKarachi: Former Pakistan batsman Mohsin Khan Saturday threw his hat into the ring for the national team head coach’s job left vacant after the cricket board decided not to renew South African Mickey Arthur’s contract. Mohsin, who has remained a chief selector and also the interim head coach of the national team, said at a function here that the PCB could easily find a capable person from the country to coach the national team. “I have been offered positions twice thrice by the previous board set-up but I did not accept because I could not work with a corrupt set-up. But I am willing to work with this set-up provided they show respect to their own players,” he said. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over Chandigarh Asked if he has applied for the head coach’s job, Mohsin said since it was a requirement he will do it but insisted the process was not necessary when appointing local coaches. He said Pakistan team does not need a foreign coach and foreign support staff. “What have these foreign coaches achieved when the board has hired them. What did Arthur achieve,” he questioned. Mohsin said if he is offered any position by the Board, he would make it clear he would not compromise on discipline. Also Read – Vijender’s next fight on Nov 22, opponent to be announced later “Sometimes, I feel those people have not utilised my expertise as they know I am not corrupt and will not do any hanky panky,” said Mohsin who played 48 Tests between 1978 and 1986. Former Pakistan opener Aamir Sohail, who has also served as chief selector in the past, said the Cricket Committee headed by Wasim Khan had taken the right decision to give marching orders to Arthur and his support staff. “Yes, it was the right thing to do after three years but what is important is to see what happens now. I think we have enough capable people in our own country who can do a good job with the team,” Sohail said. He also noted that the PCB needed to change its priorities. “They have asked for coaches qualified to run so many software programmes to apply for the coaching positions and the funny thing is that what steps does the board take to educate its own local coaches in such programmes,” he said.last_img read more

Norway House youth raised funds to attend FIFA Womens World Cup game

first_imgAPTN National NewsSome of the FIFA Women’s World Cup games were held in Winnipeg this week.A group of youth from Norway House Cree Nation in northern Manitoba were eager to take in a game.They took it upon themselves to find a way to pay their costs for their trip.APTN’s Matt Thordarson has this story.last_img

Province to introduce program to support renters that are facing eviction

first_imgVANCOUVER, B.C. – The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction will be releasing a program that aims to support B.C. renters that are facing eviction.According to the Government, renters facing short-term financial difficulties will soon get more help and avoid evictions with new funding for community rent banks.As part of Budget 2019, the Province granted $10 million to the Vancity Community Foundation to develop a sustainable, provincewide rent bank system. The Government says VanCity will consult with existing rent banks to develop a sustainable provincial program.Social Development Minister, Shane Simpson, says rent banks play an important role in helping to avoid evictions, adding that he is looking forward to hearing about the outcome from the consultation.“Preventing homelessness by helping people avoid eviction is key and rent banks play an important role. The Province is contributing this funding to support a sustainable network of rent banks to help people in B.C., and I look forward to hearing about the consultation, and the plan that Vancity and the existing rent banks will have in place for the long term.”VanCity will be working with existing rent banks to better understand their operational needs, discuss best practices, identify service gaps and examine expanding the rent bank model to more communities throughout B.C.More information on Rental Assistance Programs can be found at read more

UK security forces hunt for ISIS crocodile cells

first_imgLondon: Britain’s security forces are on the hunt for so-called “crocodile cells or sleeper cells” of Islamic State (ISIS) operatives plotting terrorist attacks in the UK and Europe, according to a UK media report. The country’s police chiefs are urging churches and mosques in Britain to have counter-terrorism training because of fears of further attacks in the wake of the Sri Lanka terrorist strikes, which claimed hundreds of lives over Easter. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince Salman ‘snubbed’ Pak PM Imran, recalled his private jet from US: Report”Now that ISIS has been defeated in Syria and Iraq, it will become more violent outside (this area). As its core weakens, its peripheries will become more dangerous,” Charlie Winter, of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London, told ‘The Sunday Times’. “It’s a grim outlook, but we are likely to see more attempts at attacks, more regularly, for the foreseeable future. Sri Lanka was not a one-off. If anything, it was a test run,” he said. Also Read – Iraq military admits ‘excessive force’ used in deadly protestsThe UK’s intelligence services continue to investigate links between one of the Sri Lankan suicide bombers, Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, and the UK-based extremists since it emerged he had studied in Britain. Mohamed is considered by Western intelligence agencies to be one of the plot’s ringleaders. He is believed to have secretly travelled to Syria to prepare for the attack. Once there, he was reportedly “mentored” by a group of notorious British ISIS fighters and recruiters, including the killer known as Jihadi John. “Mohamed appears to have been sent back to Sri Lanka after receiving his terrorist training under an ISIS strategy utilising ‘crocodile cells’ or sleepers waiting to pounce,” The Sunday Times reported. “We’ve seen intelligence which connects him (Mohamed) to a number of British terrorists who were in Syria, as well as to Jihadi John and Junaid Hussain, around the time that ISIS set up its caliphate,” an intelligence source told the newspaper. “The British jihadists seemed to be mentoring him through communication online and also when he travelled to Syria,” the source added. Mohamed is likely to have spent only a matter of months in the Syrian war zone, and it remains unclear when he returned to Sri Lanka to become part of an ISIS sleeper cell. Another theory is that Mohamed may have fallen under the influence of terror outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir (HuT) while living in London and studying at Kingston University in the mid-2000s. The group, which calls for the foundation of an Islamic caliphate, had a strong presence on the Kingston campus at the time Lathief was in the UK to study aeronautical engineering, according to ‘The Sunday Telegraph’. However, a spokesperson for HuT Britain said the group had no record of Lathief Mohamed being a member. “To be absolutely clear, we abhor the senseless killing of citizens in any country by any person, group or military. The Islamic Shari’ah does not give justification for such acts as in Sri Lanka last week,” the spokesperson said. HuT is banned in more than a dozen countries, but not the UK. Former British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and David Cameron both tried unsuccessfully to ban it.last_img read more

Body of Missing British Backpacker Found in Moroccos Toubkal Mountain

By Rania TaziRabat – The hunt for missing backpacker Connor Jarvis appears to have come to an end as local media announce that a body was found at the bottom of a ravine in Mount Toubkal.It has allegedly been identified as the body of Connor Jarvis, a 19-year-old British backpacker who went missing on May 28 while on a solitary vacation in Morocco. It is unclear whether or not the body is that of Jarvis since it has yet to be officially identified, but according to a report by the Daily Mail, the Mount Toubkal guide who discovered the body confirmed that it was in fact him.Connor Jarvis was expected to return home to Bath in Somerset on May 28 after an eight-day backpacking trip, but never boarded his plane in Marrakech. His family had not been in contact with him since May 22, and his absence prompted an immediate investigation. He was reported missing that same day.This disappearance has been described as “out of character” for the young tourist and has sparked growing concern in his home town.According to Avon and Somerset police, Connor Jarvis allegedly came into contact with a soldier from the Bath area, and authorities are aiming to identify this man for further investigation. read more

Brazil officials investigate kickback scheme

SAO PAULO — Brazilian prosecutors say they’re investigating a kickback scheme involving bank directors who allegedly accepted bribes in exchange for investments in businesses that include the now-defunct Trump-branded hotel in Rio de Janeiro.Prosecutors on Tuesday said the scheme worked out of the Banco de Brasilia, which is controlled by the government of Brazil’s federal district.The government-run news agency Agencia Brasil said the scheme involved the equivalent of more than $4 million, part of which benefited the Trump-branded hotel, has since been renamed LSH Lifestyle.The Brazilian businessman licensed to use the Trump brand was placed under investigation in 2016 and the Trump Organization withdrew from the deal. There’s no indication the Trump group itself was involved in the scheme.The Associated Press

DR Congo UN condemns recent massacre of civilians in South Kivu

28 May 2007The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) today spoke out against a recent massacre in the country’s troubled east, calling on the authorities to find and punish those responsible. The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) today spoke out against a recent massacre in the country’s troubled east, calling on the authorities to find and punish those responsible.In a news release, MONUC confirmed that on the night of 26 May, a group of 10 to 12 militiamen, purported to be with “FDLR/Rastas,” attacked the villages of Nyabuluze and Muhungu in the South Kivu Province, killing 18 civilians, among them women and children, and wounding 27. A dozen and a half people were also abducted in the same incident.The mission said it “strongly and unequivocally condemns this horrible massacre of innocent civilians,” noting that the victims were all killed or wounded in their sleep by attackers who “chose machetes, bayonets, knives and clubs over firearms to kill silently and avoid detection.”Notes were left on the bodies of their victims, in which the attackers claimed that these atrocities were in reprisals to the operations led against them by the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC), according to MONUC.As the perpetrators attempted to raid Chihamba, a third village in the same area, a patrol of UN Pakistani peacekeepers opened fire, forcing them to flee into the nearby forests, and “thereby preventing another bloodbath,” MONUC said.The DRC’s army (FARDC), supported by MONUC units, subsequently conducted operations in the area, leading to the recovery of four of the abductees, but the mission cited unconfirmed reports indicating that 12 bodies were later recovered in the same forest area. A United Nations assessment team composed of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), along with MONUC, was dispatched to the area shortly before noon today, as part of the UN humanitarian Quick Response Mechanism.MONUC said protection of civilians is at the core of its mandate “and, without this timely intervention, the toll would have been undoubtedly much higher.”The mission reiterated that the security of the Congolese people and the territorial integrity of the DRC is the first responsibility of its Government, its Armed Forces and its National Police. It called on the Congolese authorities “to use all necessary means so that those responsible for these heinous crimes are pursued, and brought to justice.” read more

EU watchdog probes Facebook over WhatsApp merger

BRUSSELS – The European Commission is investigating whether Facebook gave misleading information about its takeover of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.The EU’s executive body on Tuesday gave Facebook until Jan. 31 to answer a “statement of objections” about merger information the social media giant gave the Commission two years ago.The Commission, the EU’s merger and anti-trust watchdog, is concerned that Facebook can match its users’ accounts with WhatsApp user accounts. The company said in 2014 that it could not do this. But Facebook’s August terms of service and privacy update suggest it can, according to the Commission.“The Commission’s preliminary view is that Facebook gave us incorrect or misleading information during the investigation into its acquisition of WhatsApp. Facebook now has the opportunity to respond,” EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement.Facebook could face fines of up to 1 per cent of its turnover if those suspicions are confirmed.In a statement, Facebook said it respects the Commissioner’s process and is “confident that a full review of the facts will confirm Facebook has acted in good faith.”“We’ve consistently provided accurate information about our technical capabilities and plans, including in submissions about the WhatsApp acquisition and in voluntary briefings before WhatsApp’s privacy policy update this year,” Facebook said. “We’re pleased that the Commission stands by its clearance decision, and we will continue to co-operate and share information officials need to resolve their questions.”The August update could allow a link-up between WhatsApp phone numbers and Facebook user identities, which could help Facebook offer better “friend” suggestions or display more relevant ads on the Facebook page of a WhatsApp user.“Companies are obliged to give the Commission accurate information during merger investigations. They must take this obligation seriously,” Vestager warned.Such EU probes do not imply guilt, but they give companies the chance to examine relevant documents, reply in writing, or request an oral hearing.Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014. EU watchdog probes Facebook over WhatsApp merger by The Associated Press Posted Dec 20, 2016 9:33 am MDT Last Updated Dec 20, 2016 at 10:02 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

Historic agreement

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A historic agreement has been reached between NUGAS Victoria and the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM).The agreement, which allows members of NUGAS Victoria to become automatic members of the GCM, is reflective of the Community’s ‘open door’ policy.“Today marks a watershed moment for the Greek Community of Melbourne,” said GCM president Bill Papastergiadis, who claims this agreement will further unify the organisations. “It will allow for greater collaboration and foster the development of the future leaders in our community,” he said.The agreement was officially announced yesterday during a meeting of the president of NUGAS Victoria, Tass Sgardelis, with a delegation of the newly-elected board of management, consisting of president Bill Papastergiadis, general secretary Costas Markos and directors Phillip Vassiliadis and Angela Georgalis.The agreement is the result of discussions between the two organisations which took place over the last couple of years, through a mutual desire to further strengthen their relationship.“I think it is very important for Greek Australian youth to get involved with the Greek Community and be aware of what is happening within the Community. We discussed at committee level the different ways to become actively involved and to work as partners and not work in isolation. We believe that the Greek Community is the most significant Greek organisation in Melbourne and we wish to work more closely in the future,” Mr Sgardelis said.GCM board member and former member of NUGAS Phillip Vassiliadis noted that with the completion of the Greek Centre, NUGAS must be engaged in more ways than simply using the building. “I was involved with NUGAS during my student years and then for a number of years I was not involved in any community organisations before I joined the GCM board,” said Mr Vassiliadis. He further noted that “such initiatives from Tass and the NUGAS board aim at bringing the Greek Community of Melbourne and NUGAS closer”. “Members can now actively participate in both organisations with the view that when they finish university and start their professional careers they can maintain engagement with the Greek Community, and I firmly believe that becoming members of the GCM is the best way to achieve this.”The importance of becoming a member of the Greek Community was underlined by newly-elected board member Angela Georgalis. “After university I felt some disconnection from the Greek community because I was not involved and I believe that there is now a way for me and young students and the younger Greek community to have a connection via the GCM. I think this way it will keep everyone in touch.”Costas Markos, GCM general secretary, described the agreement as a natural development, as NUGAS has been housed in the GCM building for more than 30 years. “It is a natural development for our students to become members of the Greek Community. This provides an opportunity for young people to engage with our organisation but also with the broader Greek community. We believe that with the continuation of the GCM programs and with the introduction of new initiatives the GCM will attract in the very near future young Greek Australian to positions of leadership.”He also underlined the fact that for the first time all the members of the GCM board of directors were born in Australia. “This is a tremendous achievement,” he noted in conclusion.last_img read more

Smackdown Live Top executives not at taping tonight Injured talent cleared for

first_img Some news and notes regarding tonight’s Smackdown Live taping in St. Louis.* Vince McMahon and Triple H are not at tonight’s taping according to PWInsider. Triple H is currently recovering from pectoral surgery last week.* Zelina Vega has been cleared for a return to the ring. As reported on last week, Vega was pulled from the European tour after suffering a reported concussion at Evolution.* WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar is not scheduled, so he it isn’t likely that a face off with WWE Champion AJ Styles will be taking place before Survivor Series.* As reported earlier, Ric Flair is in St. Louis tonight. Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR FOX to reportedly air WWE “Smackdown’s Greatest Hits” special Friday, September 27 Google+ Ric Flair signs deal with Adidas, Says “We’re fixin’ to make Nike the second brand” Twittercenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Ric Flair threatens WWE with legal action over Becky Lynch’s “The Man” gimmicklast_img read more

The 2018 Midterm Election is the costliest ever over 5 billion spent

first_img November 6, 2018 Posted: November 6, 2018 KUSI Newsroom The 2018 Midterm Election is the costliest ever; over $5 billion spent Categories: Local San Diego News, Politics FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – More money was spent on the 2018 Midterm Election than any other election in United States history. KUSI Contributor and KOGO radio host Sully Sullivan joined us on set to explain. KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more

Special Thanksgiving for husband who donated kidney to wife

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A Chula Vista couple is marking the anniversary of the life-changing operation at Scripps Green Hospital. They are celebrating their return to health as well as upcoming special Thanksgiving together with their adult son back home.Before the transplant operation, Annabelle Villarreal’s kidneys had been declining for a number of years, and she was undergoing dialysis until she could find a new kidney. A donation from Anabelle’s immediate family was not an option, so Robert Villarreal stepped up to get tested, and found he was a match.According the National Kidney Foundation, there were 679 living kidney transplant operations from spouse to spouse in the U.S. in 2017. November 15, 2018 Special Thanksgiving for husband who donated kidney to wife Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: November 15, 2018 KUSI Newsroom KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more

National Fajita Day celebrated at Chilis On the Border

first_img Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI (WSVN) – Taco Tuesday may get some competition this week, as Friday marks National Fajita Day.According to, On the Border created the national day, which was first recognized in 2016.Special offers on this day can be found at Chili’s and On the Border. At Chili’s, fajitas are $9.99 if you mention the offer to a waiter, according to TCPalm.For a list of Chili’s locations, click here.At On the Border, TCPalm reported that certain locations have a three-course fajita meal for $9.99, which includes choices of chicken, veggie or roasted pork carnitas, a cup of queso and two cinnamon-dusted sopapillas for dessert.To find an On the Border near you, click here.last_img

Cardinals Host Western Kentucky for Cancer Awareness Night

first_imgFITZGERALD NAMED TO BROOKS WALLACE AWARD WATCH LISTLouisville shortstop Tyler Fitzgerald was named to the Brooks Wallace Award Watch List, announced by the College Baseball Foundation. LOUISVILLE IN NATIONAL POLLS EVERY WEEK SINCE START OF 2012Louisville, which surpassed its previous high national ranking of No. 2 (in 2016) with the No. 1 ranking on March 13 and March 20 during the 2017 season, has enjoyed a historic run by remaining ranked in at least one major national poll every week since the release of the 2012 preseason rankings — the longest such span in school history. 3 stolen bases 3 stolen bases WKU is among the top five in Conference USA in batting average and runs per game, but ranks last in ERA. Junior Jake Sanford is having one of the best offensive seasons in the country, ranking first nationally in slugging percentage, third in hme runs, fifth in batting average and sixth in RBIs. Fitzgerald is one of 69 players, including eight from the ACC, on the watch list. The Rochester, Illinois, native has started every game at shortstop this season, leading the Cardinals in hits, doubles, RBIs and total bases. UofL has now won 12 of its last 13 games, scoring double digit runs nine times during that stretch. The Cardinals are one of only five “Power Five” schools to have fewer than 10 losses in 2019. FIRST 32 GAMES LAST 12 GAMES 8.5 hits per game 15.6 hits per game OFFENSIVE BINGE CARRYING CARDINALS IN SECOND HALFFollowing a second straight loss at Clemson on April 6, the Cardinals found themselves in third in the ACC Atlantic Division standings with an offense that ranked near the bottom of the league in most categories. 7 triples 9 triples Tuesday, April 30 | 6:00 p.m. ET | Live Stats TV: ACC Network Extra | Radio: 93.9 The Ville LOU: Fr. RHP Jack Perkins (3-0, 2.01 ERA) WKU: So. LHP Dalton Shoemake (2-3, 5.45 ERA) 6.0 runs per game 13.1 runs per game Ranked in the top 25 in all six major preseason polls for 2019, the Cardinals have earned a preseason national ranking in 11 straight seasons (2008-2018) overall. Louisville entered the 2019 season ranked fourth in the D1Baseball rankings, eighth in the Perfect Game and USA Today polls, ninth in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and NCBWA rankings and 11th by Baseball America. Print Friendly Version .269 batting average (28-104) .447 batting average (21-47) RECORD SETTING NIGHT AT JIM PATTERSON STADIUMThe Cardinals had an offensive weekend to remember against Alabama A&M, but the opening game of the series on Friday night stole the show with numerous records falling in a 32-1 victory for Louisville. GAME DAY INFORMATION #4 Louisville vs. Western Kentucky Location: Louisville, Ky. Venue: Jim Patterson Stadium (4,000) Twitter Updates: @LouisvilleBSB Game Notes: Louisville | Western Kentucky Tickets: Free LOUISVILLE’S BACK END BULLPEN RESURGENCELouisville has consistently produced top of the line bullpen arms, many of which are spread across pro baseball. This season is no different, with the Cardinals a perfect 24-0 when leading after eight innings. Louisville rallied for an 11-inning victory over the Tigers in the series finale, starting an offensive surge that has seen the Cardinals win 11 of their last 12 and vault to a 2.5-game lead in the ACC Atlantic Division. TEAM NOTES AND TRENDS 2. North Carolina 582 McAvene and Kirian pitched the final six innings of the series finale at Clemson, striking out eight with no runs and just three hits allowed. The pair also worked 4.1 scoreless to close out Louisville’s come from behind win in the final game against Miami. SERIES HISTORYThe Louisville-Western Kentucky series dates back to 1924 and Tuesday will mark the 142nd all-time meeting between the two programs. Louisville holds a slim 72-69 margin against WKU after five consecutive victories over the last three seasons. The Cardinals are 17-5 against the Hilltoppers under Dan McDonnell. 4 doubles 6 doubles 18 RBIs 21 RBIs 27 runs 24 runs LOUISVILLE LEADS COUNTRY IN WINS SINCE 2007Dan McDonnell took the reins of the Louisville baseball program in 2007. Louisville entered 2019 with the most wins of any Division I program from 2007-18 with 554. Michael Kirian and Michael McAvene have been key pieces at the end of games in 2019 with marked improvement from their 2018 numbers. Kirian held a 12.71 ERA in 11.1 innings as a freshman last season, while McAvene had a 4.55 ERA over his two-year career entering 2019. This season, Kirian is 2-0 with three saves and has given up just three runs in 22 innings for a 1.29 ERA. McAvene is 2-0 with four saves and four runs allowed in 20.1 innings. The duo has combined to strike out 56 batters with just eight walks. Detmers is the 12th player in Louisville program history to appear on the midseason watch list and the first since Brendan McKay in 2017. McKay went on to win the Golden Spikes Award that season. While the pitching shouldered the load for the first half of the 2019 season, the second half of the campaign has been led by an offense as hot as any in the country.center_img FIRST 31 GAMES LAST 13 GAMES 1. Louisville 589 5. Vanderbilt 571 ABOUT THE LOUISVILLE CARDINALSLouisville had a record-setting weekend against Alabama A&M, setting program marks for most runs (61) and largest margin of victory (54) in a three-game series. The Cardinals pounded out 63 hits, 26 of which went for extra bases, on their way to their sixth weekend sweep of the season. ABOUT WESTERN KENTUCKYWestern Kentucky enters Tuesday’s contest at 20-21-1 overall and in fifth place in Conference USA. The Hilltoppers took two of three at UT San Antonio over the weekend, winning the rubber game 4-2 on Sunday to capture the series. The Cardinals began head coach Dan McDonnell’s 13th season ranked as high as fourth in the national polls. UofL is coming off a 45-19 record in 2018, its seventh straight 40-win season and the 11th in 12 seasons under McDonnell. The Cardinals advanced to the championship round of an NCAA Regional for the seventh straight season. 46 doubles 57 doubles .368 slugging percentage .620 slugging percentage Since the inception of the midseason watch list in 2012, Louisville is tied for fourth nationally with the 12 players selected. Only the Cardinals and Oregon State have had at least one representative on the list in seven of the eight years. The Louisville offense tallied double digit hits in 11 of its last 13 games and nine hits in the other two, giving it 23 games this season with at least 10. The Cardinals are 31-1 this season when they outhit the opposition. The Cardinals have been on a tear over the last 13 games, hitting .393 as a team with an 12-1 record. Louisville is averaging 13.1 runs and 15.6 hits during that span with 80 extra-base hits. UofL’s team batting average has improved from .254 to .301 over the last 13 games. Louisville leads the ACC in batting average (.301), runs per game (8.1), hits per game (10.6), doubles (103) and stolen bases (85). Louisville pitching currently leads the ACC in ERA (3.43), WHIP (1.16), strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.86), strikeouts per nine innings (10.6), shutouts (5) and hits allowed per nine innings (6.70). Louisville’s starting pitcher has pitched five innings or more with one earned run or fewer allowed in 17 games this season. UofL has had a starting pitcher throw seven no-hit innings on three occasions this season, with Reid Detmers doing it against Brown and James Madison, and Bobby Miller against Wake Forest. Louisville pitchers set a Jim Patterson Stadium record with 19 strikeouts against Alabama A&M on April 26. The Cardinals have struck out 10 or more in 27 games this season, with a 24-3 record when doing so. UofL set program records against Alabama A&M for most runs in a three-game series (61) and margin of victory in a three game series (54). The Cardinals have been active offensively in the first inning this season, plating at least one run in the opening inning of 24 games. Louisville has scored 43 first inning runs overall and is 20-4 when scoring in the first. Logan Wyatt is second in the country with 52 walks through 44 games and is currently on pace for 66 this season. The UofL single season record in 69 by Kevin Malone in 1980. Wyatt moved into seventh all-time on Louisville’s career walk list with three walks vs. Alabama A&M Friday. Louisville swiped a season-high nine bases on March 6 against Morehead State. It was the most since the Cardinals finished with 10 stolen bases against Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 20, 2013. UofL currently leads the ACC with 85 stolen bases on the year. Louisville has finished in the top five in the country in stolen bases in four of the last six seasons. In the victory over Morehead State on March 6, the Cardinals set a program record with eight different players recording a stolen base. The Cardinals are 31-0 this season when leading after eight innings. From 2012-17, Louisville accumulated a six-year record of 266-3 when entering the ninth with a lead, including a 50-0 mark in 2017. UofL has won 36 of its 47 ACC series since joining the league and is 39-7 in its series finales during that span, including an 12-4 record in rubber games. The Cardinals have won 19 of their 24 ACC series at home since debuting in the conference. Five different Cardinals have hit their first collegiate home runs this season (Binelas, Davis, Leonard, Masterman, Poland). Twelve different Cardinals have made their Louisville debuts this season (Albanese, Binelas, Davis, Leonard, Lohman, Masterman, Metzinger, Perkins, Poland, Schmeltz, Smith and Wright). It was the collegiate debut for 11 of the 12. While at Louisville, coach Dan McDonnell has guided the Cardinals to four College World Series berths, seven NCAA Super Regional appearances, 11 NCAA Regional bids, eight regular season conference championships and two conference tournament titles with 37 All-Americans. 3 home runs 4 home runs The numbers of note included: 32 runs were the second-most in program history (42 vs. Georgetown on April 18, 1947) 28 hits were the most since at least 2000 Most total bases since at least 2000 (46) Most doubles since at least 2000 (11) Third-most runs scored in Division I this season Tied for the second-most hits in Division I this season Third-largest margin of victory in Division I this season The 19 strikeouts by the Louisville pitching staff were a Jim Patterson Stadium record BINELAS CLAIMS SECOND ACC PLAYER OF THE WEEK NODFor the second time in three weeks, Alex Binelas was named the ACC Player of the Week. The Oak Creek, Wisconsin, native went 9-for-13 (.643) with four doubles, three triples, a home run, 13 RBIs and 10 runs while starting three of Louisville’s four victories. 3. Florida State 580 The highlight of the week came on Friday night, when Binelas became the sixth player in program history and first since 1998 to hit for the cycle. He laced an RBI single in the first inning before a three-run homer in the second. The freshman then added a double in the third to get three-fourths of the way to the cycle through three innings. 19 home runs 14 home runs DETMERS NAMED TO GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD MIDSEASON WATCH LISTReid Detmers drew more recognition on Wednesday, as USA Baseball named him to the Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list. FEELING AT HOME INSIDE JIM PATTERSON STADIUMSince opening the gates at Jim Patterson Stadium in 2005, the Cardinals have won more than 77 percent of their games in the ballpark posting a 395-112 record (.779 winning percentage), including an impressive 33-4 mark during the 2017 season at the corner of Third and Central. The Cardinals are 24-5 on their home field this season. Louisville set a school record for home wins with 36 in 2016 and the Cardinals have registered 30 or more wins at home in four of the last six seasons. The award, sponsored by Mizuno, honors the nation’s top shortstop and will be presented this summer by the College Baseball Foundation. It is named for former Texas Tech shortstop Brooks Wallace, who played for the Red Raiders from 1977 to 1980. Wallace died of leukemia at the age of 27. Binelas added three more extra-base hits on Saturday against Alabama A&M to go with a three-run triple in Tuesday’s victory at Cincinnati. .254 batting average .393 batting average Story Links WYATT DISPLAYING ALL-AMERICAN PROWESS OF LATEA third-team All-America selection in 2018, Logan Wyatt got off to a slow start offensively this season. However, that has changed over the last three weeks, with Wyatt racking up offensive numbers at a torrid pace. Most Wins Since 2007 Binelas lined a ball to the wall in the seventh, but stopped at second for his second double of the night. In his final at bat of the evening, he drove a pitch to right that rolled to the wall and ended with him standing on third to complete the cycle. For the night, Binelas was 5-for-6 with five runs scored and eight RBIs.     LSU 580 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The fourth-ranked Louisville baseball team wraps up a four-game homestand on Tuesday evening against Western Kentucky for its annual Cancer Awareness Night at 6:00 p.m., ET at Jim Patterson Stadium. The game will be televised on ACC Network Extra and radio coverage will be available on 93.9 The Ville. Live scoring is available at read more

Mexico shows real estate sales increase but not in luxury properties

first_imgMexico City, Mexico — The government of Mexico reports a significant increase in real estate sales around the country, but a decrease in sales in luxury properties.Mexico’s government housing branch, Fondo Nacional de Habitaciones Populares (FONHAO), reports that during the first month of 2018, housing sales for homes priced between 269,000 peso and 421,000 peso increased 57 percent.They also report that sales for higher-end homes valued at more than 3 million peso or approximately $165,000 USD, dropped 40 percent compared to January of 2017.Using figures from the National Housing Commission, Realty World says that the sale of economic homes made an important rebound in the first month of this year due to the increase in less expensive new homes and government subsidies.They say that for this year, 9,972 economically priced homes were added to the market with an additional 2,704 subsidized houses, leading to the increase in sales.They report that of the sale increase, 70 percent were for new homes, while 30 percent were sales for previously lived-in homes.Figures also show that for residential plus housing, or high-end homes exceeding 3 million peso, sales dropped 40 percent in January of 2018 compared to January 2017. Numbers from the National Housing Commission show a sale drop from 611 plus homes to 369.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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First in the list, they ask that patients and their doctors talk about the real need for additional echocardiograms when there are only minor signs of heart valve leakage.Do not order follow up or serial echocardiograms for surveillance after a finding of trace valvular regurgitation on an initial echocardiogram.As access to healthcare information has become more readily available to concerned patients, a growing number of doctors have become involved in evaluating, ordering and caring for patients with a wider range of heart health problems rather than sending them directly to a specialist to follow these issues. Additionally, the technology associated with medical testing has improved and miniaturized, leading to increased utilization of echocardiography to quickly and painlessly evaluate the patient’s heart. With the increase in testing and improvements in technology, it is now common for physicians to find trace valve regurgitation, or leakage, that in the past no one would have been aware was present. This may lead to anxiety, misleading results and more questions for a patient who has a limited understanding of echo reporting.Trace regurgitation is a very mild leak of a heart valve, which occurs when a valve does not close tightly, allowing blood to leak backward in your heart. Nearly all of the normal population will have a finding of some trivial or mild degree of regurgitation of one, two or three heart valves on a normal echocardiogram. This is sometimes called “physiologic” regurgitation by the doctor interpreting the echocardiogram. In most cases, a doctor, used to seeing these types of patients, will not even mention this finding to the patient as a way of avoiding the anxiety associated with this disclosure, which would be an essentially normal finding in most patients.Trace, physiologic, and in most cases, mild regurgitation of the mitral, tricuspid or pulmonic valve reported on an echocardiogram requires no immediate or long term follow up. Following up on these findings with additional testing should only be done if you and your doctor believe you have signs and symptoms of the leakage progressing or getting worse. These signs may include a murmur (an abnormal sound when the doctor listens to your heart), fatigue, chest pain, shortness of breath, or extra, or funny, heart beats.If a patient has trace regurgitation of the aortic valve, their doctor may choose to follow the regurgitation with future echocardiograms and additional physical examinations.The goal of Choosing Wisely is to promote conversations between physicians and patients about utilizing the most appropriate tests and treatments and avoiding care that may provide no benefit.ASE’s testing cardiovascular care scenarios were chosen based on the highest likelihood of improving patient care and reducing inappropriate test use. Leaders in the organization transformed the scenarios into plain language and produced the clinical explanations for each procedure. In particular, ASE’s cardiovascular care experts, reviewed the ACCF/ASE/AHA/ASNC/HFSA/HRS/SCAI/SCCM/SCCT/SCMR 2011 Appropriateness Use Criteria for Echocardiography (AUC), which was published in March 2011.ASE encourages all medical professionals engaged in cardiovascular care to read the“Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” lists at, and to engage their patients in conversations about reducing inappropriate tests and procedures with a goal of improving care and avoiding harm.Consumer Reports, along with a coalition of consumer partner organizations, is also a part of the Choosing Wisely effort and is working with many of the societies to help patients understand the tests and treatments that are right for them.For more information:, FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Colonoscopy Systems | August 06, 2019 Rise in Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Not Aligned With Screening Trends A new study finds that trends in colonoscopy rates did not fully align with the increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) in… read more Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. Feature | March 07, 2013 Echocardiograms for Valvular Regurgitation May Be Overused The American Society of Echocardiography joins with 16 other specialty groups—releasing a list of “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” at a national event in Washington, D.C Related Content Image courtesy of Imago Systems News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019 Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… read more News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. 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Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur MontKiara opens

first_imgHyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara opened recently, marking the brand’s entry into the extended stay hotel segment in Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region. The Hyatt House hotel is strategically located in the cosmopolitan community of Mont’Kiara, only minutes away from the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).With 298 guest rooms and fully equipped kitchen suites, the hotel currently stands as the largest Hyatt House hotel in the world, featuring a full three-meal restaurant, 3,200 sq ft of meeting space, a 24-hour workout room, infinity sky pool, and the TEN 37 Skypool Bar, which features a captivating view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline. “Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara is located in a very desirable area, and we are looking forward to creating a positive travel experience for each and every guest,” said Bennett Peter, General Manager. “The Hyatt House brand is everything the name represents – a welcoming and warm environment that encourages guests to live like residents. We want each and every guest who comes through our doors to feel that they can let their real-life routines roll on, even when they are on the road.”“We are proud to work with Hyatt and to bring the Hyatt House extended stay experience to Malaysia,” said Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Sunrise. “Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara completes the overall implementation plan of our award-winning Arcoris Mont’Kiara development, which is designed by the London-based architectural firm, Foster + Partners. It is a significant milestone that marks UEM Sunrise’s inaugural venture into the hospitality industry as we expand our business portfolio. Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara addresses the needs of businesses and leisure travellers in the affluent Mont’Kiara enclave and its wider surroundings.”Located in the heart of Mont’Kiara, an affluent suburb located three miles from central Kuala Lumpur, Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont’Kiara is surrounded by recreational options, including the best in premium international dining, retail, niche lifestyle stores, and vibrant nightlife.last_img read more

Real Housewife Puts Family Estate on the Market

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