Naked mining director wins €10m libel case

first_img whatsapp whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was The Dream Girl In The 90s, This Is Her NowMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldWanderoamIdentical Twins Marry Identical Twins – But Then The Doctor Says, “STOP”WanderoamMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldHealthyGem”My 600-lb Life” Star Dropped 420 Pounds, See Her NowHealthyGem A MINING director was yesterday awarded €10m (£8.5m) after a judge found he had been defamed by false allegations he made inappropriate, naked advances to a work colleague.Donal Kinsella, a director at Kenmare Resources, had been accused of making three trips to the door of a female fellow director late at night.The jury accepted the married father of six’s explanation that he was prone to sleepwalking, did not wear pyjamas and had been drinking whilst taking painkillers. The incident took place on a work visit to Mozambique. Kinsella argued the incident had made him a laughing stock after he was asked to resign as chairman of the firm’s audit committee.He took particular exception to a press release which he said was suggestive. Naked mining director wins €10m libel case Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULLcenter_img Share KCS-content More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Thursday 18 November 2010 8:03 pmlast_img read more

Totalizator Sportowy sets new sales record in 2020

first_imgThis meant the operator’s revenue following these subsidies came to PLN15.38bn, up 55.5%. The year saw the operator introduce new products including live casino and opened 350 new slot arcades, making it Poland’s largest slot arcade operator with a total of 520. Topics: Lottery Full year results 2020 CSR Tags: Totalizator Sportowy Regions: Europe Central and Eastern Europe Poland From this total, Totalizator Sportowy donated PLN1.10bn in subsidies to sport and cultural activities in Poland, breaking 2019’s previous record figure by 0.2%.  Polish Lotto operator Totalizator Sportowy’s sales grew 49.9% to PLN16.38bn (£3.06bn/€3.57bn/$4.23bn) in 2020, as the operator also set records in money contributed to good causes. “Polish sport and national culture received more money than in 2019,” the operator said. “Thanks are due to Lotto players, without whom there would be no increase in sales, and thus no increase in funds going to these purposes.” Of this figure, PLN827.5m went towards sport and PLN220.7m towards cultural activities.center_img 8th March 2021 | By Daniel O’Boyle Full year results 2020 In addition, Totalizator Sportowy paid PLN1.18bn in gaming taxes. This was up 9.2% year-on-year and meant that its overall contribution between subsidies and taxes was PLN2.29bn. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Totalizator Sportowy sets new sales record in 2020 Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Addresslast_img read more

England announce team to face Argentina

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “Christian Wade was in contention for a start but his hamstring tightened up in training and unfortunately he hasn’t recovered sufficiently in time to be considered for Saturday. Marland Yarde failed a fitness test on a hip injury sustained last weekend this morning so Ben Foden gets his chance with Alex Goode on the bench. Ben has had a full week’s training on the wing, he is a great finisher and in form so it’s a great option for us.” Winging in: Ben Foden comes in on the wing after Marland Yarde failed a fitness test and Christian Wade pulled upENGLAND HAVE announced their team to face the Pumas at Twickenham this weekend.Ben Foden comes in on the wing for Marland Yarde after the London Irish flyer failed a late fitness test and Christian Wade was a late faller in the race for a starting jersey when he pulled up with a hamstring complaint. Chris Ashton therefor keeps his place in the team.In the pack there are major shifts, with the entire front-row being swapped for Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley and David Wilson. Tom Youngs, Alex Corbisiero and Dan Cole sit on the bench while Mako Vunipola misses out completely. The rest of the pack is the same as that which narrowly saw off Australia last Saturday, while Geoff Parling is back from his concussion to be a replacement.Speaking of his selection, Stuart Lancaster said: “Joe Marler was excellent off the bench against Australia and merits his opportunity, as does David Wilson, who has been pushing hard for selection. Dylan gets a deserved chance at hooker with Tom Youngs on the bench after the safe arrival of his first child this morning. Rob Webber remains on standby.center_img England XV versus Argentina: Mike Brown; Chris Ashton, Joel Tomkins, Billy Twelvetrees, Ben Foden; Owen Farrell, Lee Dickson; Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley, David Wilson, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Tom Wood, Chris Robshaw (c), Billy VunipolaSubs: Tom Youngs, Alex Corbisiero, Dan Cole, Geoff Parling, Ben Morgan, Ben Youngs, Toby Flood, Alex Goodelast_img read more

Amaroo House / Alexandra Buchanan Architecture

first_img 2019 Area:  615 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Save this picture!© Villa Styling+ 46Curated by Paula Pintos Share Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Enscape, Ace Stone Tiles, Ambertiles, Artedomus, Dormakabaau, Enduro Turf, Reece bathrooms, Skhemetiles, The fabric frame Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Construction Team: CopyHouses•Bardon, Australia “COPY” Products used in this ProjectRenders / 3D AnimationEnscape3D Real-Time Rendering SoftwareDesign Team:Villa StylingEngineering:Northey Consulting EngineersCity:BardonCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsText description provided by the architects. Amaroo is a stunning new build family home in Brisbane’s inner west suburb of Bardon. Sited on a wide fronted, sloping block in the leafy river city suburb the design provides for the ultimate sub-tropical living that maximises vast open connection to highly considered private outdoor spaces. The brief was to provide a high end, family haven that is both hidden from the world and highly connected to the outside.Save this picture!© Villa StylingSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Villa StylingThe clients wanted to create a resort style that was light & open with the balance of still being warm, textural and homely – an escape from the city. The challenge of the site became one of the fundamental drivers of the brief, and certainly a factor in the planning of the spatial arrangements. Our solution was to create an elevated “L” shaped plan, to provide a protected courtyard arrangement, that would maximise views and allow seamless interaction to outdoor spaces.Save this picture!© Villa StylingA screened facade wraps the upper levels, overhanging a more open ground floor plane to provide the cantilevered edge; which gives privacy, weather and heat protection and a sense of lightness to the floating facade.Save this picture!© Villa StylingProject gallerySee allShow lessLa Casa Pura / Perathoner ArchitectsSelected ProjectsVilla Z / ARK-architectureSelected Projects Share Amaroo House / Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Lead Architect: center_img Houses Divine Renovations Amaroo House / Alexandra Buchanan ArchitectureSave this projectSaveAmaroo House / Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Products translation missing: Alexandra Buchanan ArchDaily Photographs Architects: Alexandra Buchanan Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Villa Styling Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Australia Year:  CopyAbout this officeAlexandra Buchanan ArchitectureOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBardonOn FacebookAustraliaPublished on May 23, 2020Cite: “Amaroo House / Alexandra Buchanan Architecture” 22 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?布里斯班避世住宅Amaroo / Alexandra Buchanan Architecture是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Ngamwongwan House / Junsekino Architect and Design

first_img 2014 “COPY” Ngamwongwan House / Junsekino Architect and Design Thailand ArchDaily Architects: Junsekino Architect and Design Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Bangkok, Thailand “COPY” Save this picture!© Spaceshift Studio+ 23Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Year:  Area:  235 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeJunsekino Architect and DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBangkokWoodIcebergHousesThailandPublished on December 01, 2020Cite: “Ngamwongwan House / Junsekino Architect and Design” 30 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – LogisVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteCupa PizarrasVentilated Facade – CUPACLAD UprightGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60ConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Copper FinishesStonesFranken-SchotterWall Covering & CladdingWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusSwingsStudio StirlingHanging Chair – BasketWallcovering / CladdingArrigoni WoodsWood Cladding – AcousticMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?平实砖砌,纳加马翁万住宅 / Junsekino Architect and Design是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Photographs:  Spaceshift StudioInterior Designer:Junsekino Architect and DesignBuilder:Jarin DejchutrakulStructural Engineer:Nares KamplaewCity:BangkokCountry:ThailandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Spaceshift StudioRecommended ProductsWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesText description provided by the architects. These words truly portray the potential of an ordinary material; the comprehension of a material which is considered as the petite component that can be composed as the architecture. The initiation of the project with the primary concept that focuses on the curiosity of the most common material, a brick.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioFormed. Besides, the intention to cooperate directly with the building contractor seems to diminish the complicated procedures in which many individuals have to be involved.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Spaceshift StudioThe architect needs to make an agreement with the house owner that some amount of time is required in order to cooperate with the artisans; however, the architect will use the inexpensive material like brick in return. The faithful procedure together with an interest in the stipulation of the techniques and material, the discussion with the building contractor about his capacity and the negotiation between the architect and the building contractor to create the harmonious construction are considered as the mental contract which states the equality between the input and the outcome. What an architect actually requires from the building contractor is the simple yet exotic result. Moreover, due to the increasing cost of the land in the urban area like Bangkok, the demand to own a house needs some prudent deliberation.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioJun Sekino wants thus building to be antique as soon as it is completed. In addition, this building needs to give the humble feeling and exposes itself directly without any adornment. The house owner claims that he spends most of his time with his parents in this house; therefore, the design of this house needs to meet his demand which can respond to his lifestyle during both daytime and nighttime. For the design of this building, this building was built in the tropical area; thus, it needs to reflect the tropical living lifestyle.Save this picture!© Spaceshift Studio Consequently, the construction of 2-layer brick walls in which each wall is 30-centimeter thick with the space in between can be functioned as the heat insulator, since the heat can only pass through the outer wall but not the inner wall. Moreover, the soil also possesses special quality which is easier to be heated up yet easier to be cooled down. With the exceptional thickness of the walls and the space between 2 walls, the design of the 2-floor house with 3 bedrooms and a multi-purpose area on the first floor, this house give the feeling of Thai-ness in which the family members are able to join up in the multi-purpose area. The opening of the court at the house’s center in which the main building acts as the sunshade since 10 o’clock together with the inner glass wall allow  the air to floe comfortably. The utilization of the natural light to luminesce every part of the house convinces the tenants not to feel like living alone since there are the visual connection points.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioIt is the intention to create the “one process architecture” in which the embellishment is no longer required. Only the direct and faithful cooperation between the architect and the artisans is obliged. This humble architecture, thus, is able to adapt itself to the antiquated community with its disparity but no incongruity.  Note: This project was originally published in July 10, 2015Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioProject gallerySee allShow lessPocket Plaza / Atelier ArchmixingSelected ProjectsHouse Shazai / nevertheless / Yusuke Sagawa ArchitectsSelected Projects Share Ngamwongwan House / Junsekino Architect and DesignSave this projectSaveNgamwongwan House / Junsekino Architect and Designlast_img read more

British Red Cross launches cold mailing to recruit regular donors

first_img Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Individual giving Howard Lake | 30 January 2004 | News The British Red Cross is launching a hard-hitting direct marketing campaign targeted at cold prospects in order to secure regular donations.Currently the Red Cross has around 100,000 regular givers and the mailing is part of a strategy to grow this figure significantly over the next two years.The ‘Look into these Eyes’ campaign, created by WWAV Rapp Collins West, is targeted at prospects over 35 years. It features a case study of ‘Evie’, a young girl from Zambia who has seen her mother forced to choose between feeding her or her sister, and has witnessed her brother and sister die of sickness and malnutrition. Advertisement  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis British Red Cross launches cold mailing to recruit regular donorscenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The mail-out demonstrates the impossible decisions forced on many people throughout the world in order to survive. It then highlights the ease with which potential donors might spend £2 per month without thinking, when the same amount would make a huge difference to someone like Evie.The focus of the mailing is the eyes: it asks the reader to “look in her eyes and tell her that they need £2 more than she does.”Charlotte Tams, Campaigns Executive, British Red Cross said: “The mailing is very powerful and forces the prospective supporter to look at their own needs in comparison with those in dire situations. It is the most emotive regular giving pack the Red Cross has launched in recent years with strong visuals and copy. We expect it to be highly successful in eliciting regular gifts from the public.”The mail-out will be tested on 5 February 2004 both as a regular giving and cash ask. It will reach 41,000 prospects across the UK.last_img read more

Recession changing the structure of the fundraising profession

first_imgSalariesOverall, most fundraising salaries are reported to have remained static over the past year. However, as charities have been forced to shift strategy as levels of individual donations fall, there has been an increasing demand for highly skilled fundraisers in streams such as major donor and corporate fundraising and at Director level, with the result that salaries in these specific areas are increasing.BenefitsOur survey suggests that there is a discrepancy between the benefits that staff would like and those benefits that employers are providing. There appears to be general apathy towards pensions (which may well reflect a societal issue) and continues to be great interest in flexible working policies.Alex Brooks-Johnson is an ex-Director of Fundraising and has recently joined TPP’s Senior Appointments Team after 12 years in the voluntary sector. He says:“The results of this survey show how important it is for not for profit organisations to start investing in personal development plans for their staff. Apart from the fact that they are a very effective motivational tool, they also have a positive impact on staff retention, making your fundraisers feel valued. Investing time, effort and money into the careers of your fundraisers now will help decrease staff turnover and bring down future recruitment costs, and ensure that the most talented people stay in the sector, and most importantly increase income.”Paul Marvell, Director of Learning for the Institute of Fundraising says:“The conclusions from the TPP survey reinforce the need for formalized training and development of fundraisers throughout their career advocated by the Institute of Fundraising. The IoF Academy offers qualifications and training for all fundraisers of all levels. For further information call our Academy Team on 0207 840 1020 or email us on [email protected]”Full results of the survey plus a salary calculator are available at: to editorsTPP Not for Profit has over 14 years of experience of providing a wide range of specialist recruitment services to organisations in the third and not for profit sectors.TPP has eight distinct divisions: Fundraising & Development; HR, Learning & Development; Senior Appointments; Marketing & Communications; Office & Specialist Support; Finance, & Accountancy; Medical & Social Care and Education & Training – covering a wide range of roles at all levels – both temporary and permanent.For further information please contact Natalie Ponting (Marketing Manager) on 020 7198 6180 or [email protected] more information on TPP Not for Profit, visit TPP Not for Profit on Twitter at The recession has had a profound effect on employment within the fundraising sector, according to the findings of TPP Not for Profit’s Fundraising Recruitment Survey 2010. Measures introduced over the past year, as not for profit organisations have been forced to cut costs, could also lead to increased staff turnover and shortages of experienced and qualified employees in the future.The survey was compiled with the support of the Institute of Fundraising using responses from almost 400 fundraising professionals, together with data from over 600 fundraising vacancies in more than 200 not for profit organisations placed with TPP Not for Profit in 2010.Key findings from the survey results are:Entry-level Roles DisappearingThe number of paid entry-level roles is decreasing as more of the Assistant/Coordinator duties are taken on by unpaid interns and volunteers, as many non profit organisations attempt to cut costs. This, in turn, means that Officer and Executive positions are now more commonly the entry points to a paid fundraising career and this seems to have had a negative effect on salaries for these jobs.Lack of Training in the ProfessionStaff training and development is one of the most commonly mentioned requirements for our candidates. Our survey shows that there is an apparent lack of training in the sector, particularly for management, as non-profits often struggle to justify training costs when budgets are tight. Could this be costing non-profit organisations in the long run by demoralising fundraising staff and increasing turnover? And what about the impact on the sector in the future? Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Recruitment / people Research / statistics  17 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Howard Lake | 8 December 2010 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Recession changing the structure of the fundraising professionlast_img read more

Access Group to match every penny staff raise for National Deaf Children’s Society

first_img  315 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via Access Group to match every penny staff raise for National Deaf Children’s Society AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Access Group corporate corporate fundraising “I want to say a huge thank you to everyone at The Access Group for choosing us as their Charity of the Year, and for taking part in so many incredible fundraising activities for us. You’re all absolute stars – but I’d like to single out Adam, Kayleigh and little Henry for special praise because they really championed our cause and shared their story so passionately.”Chris Bayne, CEO of The Access Group, added:“I am incredibly proud of our commitment to our Charity of the Year initiative. The efforts made by everyone at Access in previous years to raise funds and awareness are extraordinary, and I’m sure this year will be even bigger and better. The fact there is such a personal connection within our Access family to the National Deaf Children’s Society will only strengthen our determination.” Main image: Adam, Kayleigh, and Henry Freeman.   314 total views,  2 views today The Access Group has pledged to match every penny its staff raise this year for its latest charity partner the National Deaf Children’s Society.The Access Group, which last year raised £280,000 for the medical research charity DEBRA, is creating a range of activities and challenges for its 2,000 UK staff to take part in over the next twelve months.It has already planned a wide variety of fundraising events across the company’s 30-plus regional offices, ranging from bake sales, wine tastings, cinema nights and golf days to physical challenges such as football tournaments, mountain climbs, bike rides, triathlons, marathons and ‘tough mudders’.The Access Group also plans to donate its expertise in business software solutions to the National Deaf Children’s Society on a pro bono basis. In return, the charity has agreed to deliver deaf awareness and British Sign Language workshops to the company’s staff.The National Deaf Children’s Society became the company’s charity partner after staff members Adam and Kayleigh Freeman, who work at The Access Group’s Sheffield office, nominated them. Their one year old son, Henry, was born profoundly deaf and the couple made an emotional video about the challenges they and Henry faced, which convinced the company to choose the charity.Kayleigh and Adam are receiving ongoing support from the National Deaf Children’s Society and are already raising money for the charity’s work with Adam completing the London Triathlon in July, raising over £3,600.Adam Freeman said:“The National Deaf Children’s Society were there for us when our world fell apart after Henry was diagnosed as deaf at only a couple of weeks old. The education and emotional support they continue to give us is something we never take for granted.“We nominated the National Deaf Children’s Society for our Charity of the Year to allow us to raise valuable funds so that other families like ours can get the support and education they need.”Rachel Clark, who supports corporate partnerships at the National Deaf Children’s Society, said: Advertisement Melanie May | 9 January 2020 | Newslast_img read more

Details Emerging on the U.S. and China Phase One Agreement

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Details Emerging on the U.S. and China Phase One Agreement Details Emerging on the U.S. and China Phase One Agreement SHARE Both China and the U.S. officials confirmed on Friday that they’ve reached a “Phase One” agreement.Emerging details show the agreement includes some tariff relief, increased agricultural purchases, as well as structural changes to intellectual property and technology issues. However, a CNBC report says some details of the partial accord between the world’s two largest economies remain cloudy.As Chinese officials briefed reporters of some details on Friday morning, President Trump also announced some of the terms of what he called an “amazing deal.”The U.S. does plan to eliminate tariffs on multiple Chinese goods in stages, which was a priority for Chinese negotiators. Details on when that would take place weren’t announced. Trump announced that the U.S. would cancel its next round of tariffs on Chinese goods that were scheduled to go into effect over the weekend.Via Twitter, Trump announced the White House will leave 25 percent tariffs on $250 billion in imports in place, while also cutting existing duties on another $120 billion in goods.Beijing will increase its agricultural purchases from the U.S. by a significant amount, though Chinese officials didn’t say by how much. Politico says some of the details include China giving up its restrictions on growth hormones for beef and easing an approval process for genetically modified crops. Previous articleSec. Perdue Expects Third Tranche Of MFP PaymentsNext articleUSDA to Make $550 Million Available for Rural Broadband Internet Infrastructure NAFB News Service By NAFB News Service – Dec 15, 2019 Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Patterson happy with how football has handled COVID-19

first_imgLinkedin Facebook ReddIt Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Colin Post Colin Post is a Sports Broadcasting and Journalism double-major from Houston, Texas. Along with sports writing, Colin hopes to work in sports announcing after he graduates. Colin Post + posts Gary Patterson addresses the media. (Cristian ArguetaSoto/Staff Photographer) Taylor’s monster slam highlights big weekend for TCU Athletics Linkedin Colin Post First TCU spring game since 2018 gets fans primed for a highly-anticipated fall Colin Post ReddIt Facebook Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Colin Post Twitter Previous articleOfficials hopeful after COVID-19 cases dropNext articleGame on: Students can play intramural sports Colin Post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printAfter 19 years as the head coach of TCU football, Gary Patterson still faces new challenges. Perhaps one of his biggest to date has been the coronavirus pandemic, which changed the way he has to approach the game and put his 20th season at the helm of the Horned Frogs in jeopardy.The last two months, specifically, have been a roller coaster for TCU football. Summer roadblocksThey began official practice in July, facing new guidelines like face coverings for coaches, individual water bottles and frequent sanitation. Then, the Frogs held their breath as conferences voted in early August on whether to move on with fall sports. Read more: Big 12 to continue with fall athletics After the Big 12 voted to continue with the football season, TCU announced quarterback Max Duggan would be out indefinitely due to a heart condition revealed by a COVID-19 test.When Patterson met with the media on Monday, he was unwilling to give an update on Duggan’s medical condition, but he said Duggan had a real chance to return for a portion of the 2020 season.Despite the roadblocks, Patterson said he likes what he has seen from the Horned Frogs on and off the field with 10 days until kickoff. He commended the team for doing a good job following the university’s health and safety protocols. “That’s really a positive for the university–the way they’ve handled this and the way they’ve done things,” Patterson said. “It’s taken an army to get down to what we need to try to get done. It’s truly been amazing. My hats go off to our kids.”Patterson also praised the team for working hard in the “Texas heat” to prepare for the season. He said the team will test the day before games, meaning players lower on the depth chart need to be ready if a starter tests positive.New faces on offense With Duggan out, Georgia transfer Matthew Downing is the expected starter at quarterback. Downing joined the Frogs in 2019 after redshirting at Georgia the year before. He has thrown just 10 passes in his collegiate career, completing eight of them for 88 yards.“He’s not an eighth-grader. He’s a college quarterback,” Patterson said of Downing’s ability to get comfortable with the first team. “He was a quarterback at Georgia before he came here, so you have a competitor. You have a really smart kid.” Before the first game, Patterson hopes to tighten up the support around Downing, primarily via the receiving core and offensive line.“It’s really not Downing. It’s making sure all our wide receivers get on the same page,” Patterson said. “Offensive line–you’ve got a younger offensive football team.”First-years Quentin Johnson, Blair Conwright and Savion Williams and Nebraska transfer JD Spielman highlight a group of new TCU receivers as the Frogs try to replace Jalen Reagor, who was taken in the first round of the NFL Draft last spring. Wallow eyed as defensive leader On the defensive side of things, Patterson will rely on linebacker Garrett Wallow for his leadership and dynamic play making. Garett Wallow swats down a pass attempt by Oklahoma in 2018. (Cristian ArguetaSoto/Staff Photographer)“There’s still Garrett Wallow, and then everyone else needs to raise their level,” Patterson said of his linebacker core. “His leadership, his knowledge of the game, of how we play and what we do [will be important].”Wallow led the Big 12 with 125 tackles in 2019.Wallow could be joined by LSU transfer and former five-star recruit Marcel Brooks. But the Horned Frogs are still waiting to hear back from the NCAA on the status of his eligibility waiver. TCU kicks off its season Friday, Sept. 11 against SMU at 8 p.m. The game will be aired on Fox Sports 1.“We’ve got two weeks left to get ourselves where we need to get to and what we need to do,” Patterson said. “We’ve shown signs of a chance to be really good, and then there’s days [where it’s] not, which is pretty normal.” Twitter TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Despite series loss, TCU proved they belong against No. 8 Texas Tech TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more