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Serco on track to hit targets

first_img Share whatsapp KCS-content Tags: NULL GOVERNMENT moves to cut costs by contracting out services have paid off for support service group Serco, putting it on course to hit targets and boosting its shares.The group’s stock rose 8.5p to 571.5p after it said it was on track to boost revenue to about £5bn by the end of 2012 and to lift operating profit margins by 6.3 per cent.Serco, which runs London’s cycle hire scheme and Docklands Light Railway, several prisons and Dubai’s recently opened underground system, also said it was on track to hit its financial targets this year.Chief executive Christopher Hyman said pressure on governments to reduce budget deficits was resulting in more business for the firm.“There remains strong global demand for the efficient delivery of essential services,” he said.Serco last week struck a deal with ministers to reduce the cost of its contracts after an earlier bid to make some suppliers shoulder the burden of savings backfired on the group.The company had to apologise to sub-contractors after angering the government by writing to suppliers demanding rebates on contracts in the first half of 2010.The group has won orders worth £4.5bn in the year to date, including a £650m environmental services deal with a council in the West Midlands and a £110m contract with King’s College hospital.The group said passengers on the Dubai Metro had made more than 30m journeys in its first year, while more than 100,000 people had joined London’s bike scheme.In the US, the US navy handed it two deals worth a total of $130m to provide logistics support and to manage hazardous materials. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure Solution whatsappcenter_img Monday 15 November 2010 7:58 pm Serco on track to hit targets Show Comments ▼ Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wraplast_img read more

Resolution rejects more buyouts as focuses on efficiency savings

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Berger Paints Plc (BERGER.ng) 2011 Annual Report

first_imgBerger Paints Plc (BERGER.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2011 annual report.For more information about Berger Paints Plc (BERGER.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Berger Paints Plc (BERGER.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Berger Paints Plc (BERGER.ng)  2011 annual report.Company ProfileBerger Paints Plc is a manufacturing company in Nigeria producing paint, surface coating and allied products for the residential, commercial, marine and industrial sectors. The company has an extensive product range which is divided into decorative/architectural finishes, industrial coatings, marine and protection coatings, automotive/vehicle finishes, and wood finishes and preservers. Berger Paints has a manufacturing plant and distribution centre in Lagos and over 25 distribution points in the major towns and cities in Nigeria. Berger Paints Colourworld is a retail outlet which offers a wide range of products and offers support with expertise and colour development software. Colourworld also offers an advanced automotive tinting system and colour software and carries a supply of paint tools and applications. In 2012, Berger Paints Nigeria Plc partnered with KCC Corporation, the largest heavy duty coating manufacturing company in South Korea. The partnership facilitates the supply quality, durable coatings for the marine and protective sectors. The company was established in 1959 by Lewis Berger, a German colour chemist who founded the Berger Paints’ dynasty in London in the late 1970s. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Berger Paints Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

3 UK shares I’d buy in a Stocks and Shares ISA in 2021 with £2k to invest

3 UK shares I’d buy in a Stocks and Shares ISA in 2021 with £2k to invest Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Get the full details on this £5 stock now – while your report is free. The uncertain economic outlook isn’t harming my plans to keep buying for my Stocks and Shares ISA. I think there are still plenty of UK shares that should deliver fat profits in 2021 regardless of the Covid-19 crisis.Here are three British stocks I’d happily add to my ISA today. I’d buy them for these nervy times, but hold them until the end of the decade.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…#1: Meat and drinkThe rising popularity of vegetarian and vegan diets in the West will impact Devro’s profits growth over the next decade. But I think the sausage casings maker is still likely to see bottom-line momentum as global meat consumption rises on improving wealth levels in emerging markets.Devro announced last week that it had seen higher volumes and margins in the final months of 2020. This reflects demand growth as broader meat consumption increases. It reflects the efforts this UK share is making to cut costs to boost margins too. An effort to embrace higher-margin food products should help the business keep momentum on the margin front too. And in the meantime I believe it should be able rely on its defensive operations to keep the bottom line ticking over.#2: A rebadged UK shareThe threat of harsh regulation always poses danger for gambling operators like Entain. This company — known as GVC Holdings up until recently — was hit hard by the banning of fixed-odds betting terminals in its shops two years ago in Britain, for example. It’s been suggested that trading rules could be tightened in some markets following the online gambling explosion of 2020 too.MGM Resorts International might have pulled out of buying Entain last week. But I think the future remains bright for the firm. The online gambling segment has room for significant growth in the years ahead. And that’s particularly so in Entain’s US marketplace, a territory that Hargreaves Lansdown says is “already worth many billions of dollars a year.” I’d also buy this particular stock on account of its heavyweight brands like Coral and partypoker and its market-leading online platforms.#3: The key to huge returns?Plenty of stocks have been hit by the Covid-19 crisis. But changing lifestyles in response to the pandemic have boosted trading at many other firms. Such companies include those involved in the business of video games development, like Keywords Studios. This form of entertainment was already exploding before last year’s public health emergency. It’s received an extra boost as locked-down citizens the world over have sought escapism.Keywords Studios — which supplies a variety of support services to games developers — is busy on the acquisition front to make the most of this rapidly-growing market. Amongst the flurry of acquisitions its made in recent months include those of High Voltage Software and Heavy Iron Studios. These moves significantly bolster the UK share’s position in the colossal US marketplace.That said, Keywords’ valuation is high with a price-to-earnings (P/E) of 49 times. This could leave it in danger of a correction should market growth slow. FREE REPORT: Why this £5 stock could be set to surge Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Devro, Hargreaves Lansdown, and Keywords Studios. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: Getty Images Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. 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‘Now is the time,’ witnesses say, to work harder against…

first_img Larry Waters says: By Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Jul 5, 2018 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Oklahoma Deputy Julia Ayala Harris, the proposer of Resolution D016, testifies July 5 to the Committee on Safeguarding and Title IV. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] People of all genders told the Safeguarding and Title IV Committee July 5 that the Episcopal Church must do more to eliminate sexual discrimination and abuse.“What we witnessed last night was just a beginning,” the Rev. Cynthia Taylor, a Georgia deputy, told the committee, referring to the House of Bishops’ “Liturgy of Listening,” a service of lament and confession centered on stories of sexual abuse and exploitation in the Episcopal Church. “That work is incomplete, my sisters and brothers.”Full ENS coverage of the 79th meeting of General Convention is available here.Taylor said the work is incomplete if “we pat ourselves on the back for being open to discussion of the role of institutional discrimination, harassment and abuse of women.” The church must find a way to continue “not just the conversation but the hard work of seeking the truth, respecting the dignity of all human beings through the restoration of their God-given rights as children of God.”Since she became the first woman ordained in the Diocese of South Carolina more than 32 years ago, Taylor said she has “had personally experienced gender biases in the form of equality of pay, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and gross misuse of power by ecclesiastical authorities” in clergy discipline cases.“Things have changed somewhat, but the abuses of the past are not only still with us. There is a sense that by just speaking up about injustices, such injustices have been addressed,” she told the committee. “They have not.”The committee held an open hearing on Resolution D016 and Resolution D020.The Committee on Safeguarding and Title IV’s hearing room was crowded for a July 5 hearing on two resolutions pertaining to sexual harassment. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News ServiceD016 would have the General Convention “confess our sins of gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence against women and girls in all their forms as we understand these sins.” It would call on the Episcopal Church to “turn from the systems of oppression, patriarchy, heteronormativity, white supremacy, and our colonial legacy, among them, and seek to engage in restoration of the dignity of women and reconciliation from past acts.” It would establish a task force to help accomplish that work. The resolution is “meant to address issues related to gender-based violence and discrimination on an overall structural and cultural level,” said Oklahoma Deputy Julia Ayala Harris who proposed the resolution.Citing the work of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Methodist Church, Ayala Harris said, “We find ourselves in the midst of a movement that has already begun within other mainline denominations. This is not uncharted territory.”D020 would appoint a task force to conduct a survey on “gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence against women and girls in all their forms as we understand these sins, which include, but are not limited to, sexual and gender harassment, sexual assault, physical, spiritual, and emotionally abusive behavior, and oppression based on gender.” The results of the survey would be publicly reported online no later than early 2021, the year of the 80th General Convention.When asked by a committee member if she would accept a move by the committee to combine the two resolutions, Ayala Harris said she had anticipated such a suggestion and had prepared a draft for such a move.The Rev. Brian Baker, Northern California deputy and member of Executive Council, said, “The church is a hostile work environment for women and it’s just not okay.”“I am embarrassed that the church is being led by the culture of the #MeToo movement,” he said. “We’re responding because they woke up when we should have woken up first.”The Very Rev. Craig Loya, a Nebraska deputy, told the committee that he agreed to be an official endorser of D016 because “it is long past time for us as a church to fully account for the ways that we have been complicit in – in ways that we have actively perpetrated – sexism, misogyny, sexual harassment and gender discrimination.”Rowan Pantalena, a postulant from the Diocese of Connecticut and a self-described “nonbinary trans person,” spoke to the committee about the aftermath of being raped while in seminary. That experience, Pantalena said, showed “how hard it is to speak up.”“Please consider the difficulty that comes for anyone who speaks about their own experience of sexual harassment and violence, whether perpetuated by people employed by the church or external,” Pantalena said.The members also heard testimony on two memorials, or petitions, to convention, one titled “Women and Social Justice,” which tells convention that “this is our moment to offer healing and to bring our laws closer to the justice and equity that God envisions for us.” The other, “Gathering of Gen X and Millennial Clergy,” asks the church to work for gender equity and “expend resources to create a more equitable church.”Resolutions D016 and D020 are among the 24 resolutions proposed by the members of the special House of Deputies Committee on Sexual Harassment and Exploitation, appointed in February by the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, House of Deputies president. They focus on inclusive theology and language; disparities in pay, hiring, leave and pensions; changes to the Title IV disciplinary process and training; truth and reconciliation; and systemic social justice beyond the church.– The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is the Episcopal News Service’s senior editor and reporter. The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Advocacy Peace & Justice, In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Comments (12) Submit a Press Release Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Submit an Event Listing Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Eric Bonetti says: Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Washington, DC Phyllis Denison says: Curate Diocese of Nebraska Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Knoxville, TN General Convention, July 13, 2018 at 10:16 am Thank you for your article covering the general convention. However, I wonder why other discriminations, particularly age, were not included in resolution DO16. I have suffered age discrimination, but all forms of prejudice and bias violate what our Lord gave his life for. Surely, our church should model the quest for justice for all. July 6, 2018 at 10:20 am To Ms. Macgregor and Mr. Finley: both your comments re-enforce my belief that white males, should leave the EC. And if I were negotiating with Mr. Finley about an issue, I would definitely have my body guards at my side. What a vitriolic, bigoted, hateful opinion you have Mr. Finley. Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Anjel Scarborough says: Larry Waters says: Tags Rector Belleville, IL TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab howard m finley says: Rev. Valerie Webster says: Rector Collierville, TN An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 July 6, 2018 at 6:45 am The legacy of white supremacy and domination continues to plague America and contradicts “love God love neighbor.” Rector Bath, NC Frank Harrision says: Featured Events New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books center_img Deacon Norm Carroll says: The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Gender Justice, Elizabeth Kaeton says: Submit a Job Listing July 5, 2018 at 10:06 pm I completely agree with Rev. Webster. July 18, 2018 at 2:08 pm As a PS, I would add that Title IV is a crock of hooey. The church talks a good game, but my efforts to obtain redress at the national level haven’t even received the courtesy of a response, let alone a “pastoral response.” Same for my mother, who is terminally ill and being bullied by my former rector. I can only say that there is a special place for those who bully the dying, and that is right next to the place for people who ignore the situation.Shame on The Episcopal Church. ‘Now is the time,’ witnesses say, to work harder against sexual abuse, discrimination in the church Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Pittsburgh, PA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Roslyn Macgregor says: Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ July 5, 2018 at 4:57 pm 1. To anyone who has been sexually assaulted or otherwise abused, I am truly sorry. My wife was raped prior to our marriage, and she struggles with those memories. However, she does not continue to blame “males” for that horror. Only the person who did it. 2. I am tired of hearing about “white supremacy”. However, if the EC needs to blame white folks for the world’s ills, then I propose that all white people, particularly males, leave the EC. That way the EC can distance itself from “…systems of … white supremacy…” July 6, 2018 at 4:28 am You might want to read the powerful and truthful book by Reni Eddo-Lodge “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race” … if you want to understand why parts of your comments are distressing to me, as a ‘mostly’ white person who has benefited from white privilege because my grandmother was able to pass for white … and into the next generations. We have a great deal to learn … Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Martinsville, VA Frank OBrien says: Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Albany, NY Rector Smithfield, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC July 5, 2018 at 11:43 pm Alas, Mr. O’Brien, but this is not an “old issue”. Gender bias, gender inequality, sexual harassment, violence, and abuse are issues as old as antiquity, present in scripture and as current as right now. The next three years will, in fact, be productive as we work to rid our church, at least, of the scourge of this disease. Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Tampa, FL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS General Convention 2018 July 5, 2018 at 6:43 pm I had hoped the next three years would be productive, not full of recrimination. Let’s not spend our resources and time spinning wheels on old issues. July 12, 2018 at 5:34 pm Dear Ms. Kaeton; there are a couple of logical points to remember, First, just because a group of things has a property it does not follow that each member f that group has that property. The engine of my automobile is heavy. True. It does not follow that every part of my engine is heavy. that is false. Also, second, just because some members of a group have a certain characteristic it does not follow that all members of that group have that characteristic. Yes, there are humans who are murderers, It does not follow that all humans are murderers. In a word, we want to avoid both the Fallacy of Division and the Fallacy of Composition. Comments are closed. Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET July 5, 2018 at 5:29 pm Grateful for Julia Ayala Harris & all the others speaking on their and others behalf; grateful too that The Episcopal Church at Convention is listening. Holding all gathered at General Convention in prayer as we seek the forward in Christ. Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Press Release Service Rector Shreveport, LA July 6, 2018 at 12:00 pm Mr. O’Brien, these are not “old issues.” I am a second vocation priest and in the 10 years I have been ordained, I have been stalked, verbally sexually harassed, and groped by lay men in every congregation I have served in TEC except for two. Lay men act with impunity as they are not subject to disciplinary actions under our canons except for my excommunicating them for their actions which makes me the “bad priest” for doing so. It’s high time our church addresses this current issue.last_img read more

What’s Coming to Netflix in December

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. TAGSnetflix Previous articleMustangs record-breaking season comes to an endNext articleVote for Mayor and Seat #1 in The Apopka Voice online election poll Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! December is here and with it comes holiday greetings, inexplicable fruitcake, and the inevitable visits from family members. So in order to help you get in the mood or to keep those holiday guests entertained, skip the annual TV holiday reruns because Netflix here to help whether you’ve been naughty or nice.Netflix is helping to kickstart the Christmas cheer with the Disney’s “Santa Clause” films, “You Can’t Fight Christmas,” and  a holiday special from “Trolls.” Christmas not your thing? There’s still plenty of new non-holiday content to watch like Eminem’s “8 Mile,” season 2 of “The Crown,” “Planet Earth II” albeit without Snoop Dogg’s narration, and the new fantasy cop movie “Bright.”Here’s everything coming to Netflix in December:Dec. 18 MileAce Ventura: Pet DetectiveAce Ventura: When Nature CallsAll Hail King Julien: Season 5A StoryBots ChristmasAugust RushChef & My Fridge: 2017Dark: Season 1Diana: In Her Own WordsDreamcatcherDreamWorks Home: For the HolidaysEasy: Season 2Exporting RaymondForbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu StoryFull Metal JacketHitchMy Happy FamilyNacho LibreSaharaThe Farthest – Voyager in SpaceThe Little RascalsThe WacknessThe Young VictoriaTysonV for VendettaTURN: Washington’s Spies: Season 4VoyeurWhile You Were SleepingDec. 4When Calls the Heart: Season 4Dec. 5Craig Ferguson: Tickle FightMarvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Dec. 6Trolls Holiday SpecialDec. 8El Camino ChristmasThe Crown: Season 2Dec. 11CatwomanThe Magicians: Season 2Dec. 12Disney’s The Santa ClauseDisney’s The Santa Clause 2Disney’s The Santa Clause 3: The Escape ClauseJudd Apatow: The ReturnDec. 1441 Dogs in My HomeA&E: When Patients AttackAinsley Eats the Streets: Season 1Halt and Catch Fire: Season 4Dec. 15A Five Star LifeChristmas InheritanceDiscovering BigfootEl Señor de los Cielos: Season 5Erased: Season 1Freeway: Crack In The SystemNeverlakePottersvilleReggie Yates Outside Man: Volume 2The Haunting of HelenaThe Mafia Kills Only in SummerThe Ranch: Part 4Trollhunters: Part 2Ultimate BeastmasterWormwoodDec. 18Hello, My Twenties!: Season 2Dec. 19Miss Me This ChristmasRussell Howard: RecalibrateThe Indian Detective: Season 1You Can’t Fight ChristmasDec. 20La Casa de Papel: Season 1Dec. 21Peaky Blinders: Season 4Dec. 2272 Dangerous Animals: Latin America: Season 1BrightDope: Season 1Fuller House: Season 3, New EpisodesRosario Tijeras: Season 1The Toys That Made Us: Season 1Dec. 23Creep 2Myths & Monsters: Season 1Dec. 25Cable Girls: Season 2Planet Earth IIDec. 26Todd Barry: Spicy HoneyTravelers: Season 2All Hail King Julien: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Beat Bugs: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Larva: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Pororo: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Puffin Rock: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Skylanders Academy: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Trollhunters: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018True and The Rainbow Kingdom: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Word Party: New Year’s Eve Countdown 2018Dec. 27PusherDec. 29Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 2: Part 1Killer LegendsLa Mante: Season 1ShelterThe ClimbDec. 31Dave Chappelle: EquanimityFun Mom Dinner Please enter your name here Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 CREDIT: FROM SCOTT GARFIELD/NETFLIX Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply By Matt Fernandez of variety.comTumblr You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 last_img read more

Pyongyang judges asked to be lenient with two American journalists

first_img North KoreaAsia – Pacific RSF_en Reporters Without Borders urges the North Korean judicial authorities to be lenient with the two American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, whose trial is scheduled to begin tomorrow in Pyongyang. Lee and Ling, who work for California-based Current TV, have been held since 17 March and face sentences of up to 10 years in prison with forced labour on charges of entering North Korea illegally and “hostile activities.” In fact they were just trying to cover the trafficking of North Korean women across the border between North Korea and China.“We appeal to the North Korean judicial authorities to show the utmost clemency and we hope the trial will result in the acquittal and release of the two American journalists,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We urge the judges trying the case to follow the example set by their Iranian counterparts, who released US journalist Roxana Saberi last month.”The press freedom organisation added: “If these two TV reporters made a mistake by getting to close to the North Korean border, they did so solely for journalistic purposes and not for political reasons or for the purposes of espionage.”Reporters Without Borders backs the many demonstrations in support of Lee and Ling that are being organised today by relatives, friends and fellow journalists in Washington, New York, Chicago, Birmingham, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles.Lee and Ling, who are both married, were allowed to speak with their families by telephone last week. “We had not heard their voices in over two and a half months,” Ling’s sister Lisa said. “They are very scared, they are very, very scared.” Lee is the mother of a four-year-old girl.In a letter to her sister, Ling wrote: “I try very hard to think about positive things, but sometimes it is hard to.”Reporters Without Borders and the International Women’s Media Foundation today handed in a petition at the North Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York calling for the immediate release of Lee and Ling. It was signed by more than 1,800 journalists, bloggers and free speech activists.The Swedish ambassador to Pyongyang, Mats Foyer, who represents US interests in North Korea, met with the two journalists on 1 June for the third time since their arrest.US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said the charges brought against them are “baseless.”Ling (who is of Chinese origin) and Lee (who is of Korean origin) had travelled to the North Korean border from inside China as part of their reporting on the trafficking of North Korean women, and were arrested there by North Korean border guards. November 18, 2019 Find out more “Without independent journalism, this would be the news” – RSF’s new ad North KoreaAsia – Pacific Organisation Receive email alerts July 6, 2020 Find out more News Follow the news on North Koreacenter_img As doubt persists on North Korea’s “zero” coronavirus cases, RSF urges for transparency Journalists face archaic sanction of capital punishment in some parts of the world Campaigns News Help by sharing this information News to go further April 1, 2020 Find out more June 3, 2009 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Pyongyang judges asked to be lenient with two American journalistslast_img read more

Three journalists and activists to go on trial tomorrow

first_imgNews Follow the news on Turkmenistan TurkmenistanEurope – Central Asia Help by sharing this information March 31, 2020 Find out more Four-year jail term for independent website’s correspondent in Turkmenistan to go further The trial of three journalists and human right activists held since mid-June, Annakurban Amanklychev, Ogulsapar Muradova and Sapardurdy Khajiyev, will begin at 10 a.m. tomorrow. TurkmenistanEurope – Central Asia #CollateralFreedom: RSF now unblocking 21 sites in 12 countries Organisation News News Coronavirus off limits in Turkmenistan RSF_en Receive email alerts News August 24, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Three journalists and activists to go on trial tomorrow December 18, 2020 Find out more The trial of three journalists and human right activists held since mid-June, Annakurban Amanklychev, Ogulsapar Muradova and Sapardurdy Khajiyev, will begin at 10 a.m. tomorrow. The court provided no additional information.Reporters Without Borders has called for their immediate release.———23 August 2006Call for release of three journalists and human rights activists whose trials seem imminent Reporters Without Borders today reiterated its call for the “immediate and unconditional” release of three journalists and human rights activists after receiving information that their trials appear to be imminent. Annakurban Amanklychev (photo), Ogulsapar Muradova and Sapardurdy Khajiyev have been held since June.“We are appalled by the attitude of the Turkmen authorities, who are flouting the basic rules of justice and human rights with impunity,” the press freedom organisation said. “We are very worried about the coming trials. The defendants have not even been able to see their lawyers and there has been a complete lack of transparency and due process in the preparation of the prosecution case.”According to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the authorities transferred Muradova’s case to the Ashgabat municipal court. Khajiyev’s trial on a charge of “possessing an illegal weapon” is due to being on 25 August. The charges against Muradova and Amanklychev, a contributor to the French production company Galaxie-Presse, and the dates of their trials are not yet known but their relatives believe they could also start before the end of the month.Muradova, who is Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty’s correspondent in Turkmenistan, has on two occasions been allowed to receive the food and medicine sent by her family, but her lawyer has never been able to see her.All three are International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights activists. They were taken to the headquarters of the national security ministry (the former KGB office) following their arrests between 16 and 18 June. They appear to be facing long prison sentences. March 13, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

DS News Webcast: Monday 2/10/2014

first_imgHome / Featured / DS News Webcast: Monday 2/10/2014 Subscribe Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The National Association of Home Builders’ latest reading of home prices, permits, and employment in markets nationwide suggest housing and economic activity has returned to 87% of pre-recession levels. In its February Leading Markets Index, the NAHB finds 58 out of nearly 350 markets have met or exceeded normal levels measured before last decade’s bubble.Commenting on the latest index, NAHB chairman Rick Judson said quote–Housing markets across the nation are continuing their slow and steady climb back to normal levels. In the coming months, Judson expects improvements in employment and consumer confidence to spur pent-up demand from potential borrowers.Ocwen Financial Corporation has had to shelve plans to purchase $39 billion in mortgage servicing rights after the New York Department of Financial Services moved to halt the sale. The company had been set to acquire the rights from Wells Fargo in a $2.7 billion deal, but the Wall Street Journal reports the sale was blocked as the regulator investigates allegations of abusive behavior toward homeowners. In a statement, Ocwen said it would continue to work closely with the agency to resolve concerns about its portfolio growth. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago 2014-02-08 DSNews Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago DS News Webcast: Monday 2/10/2014 in Featured, Media, Webcasts Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago  Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save Previous: What’s Keeping Borrowers from Refinancing? Next: Housing Scorecard Details Progress, Examines San Francisco MSA Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago February 8, 2014 466 Views About Author: DSNewslast_img read more

Man pleads guilty to drink driving and scrap metal theft charges

first_img WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Previous articleLetterkenny General Manager suprised at Deputy McHugh’s announcementNext articleDana to stay in presidential race despite allegations ‘of a sexual nature’ News Highland Pinterest Pinterest Man pleads guilty to drink driving and scrap metal theft charges A man from Newtowncunningham in County Donegal has appeared at Derry Magistrate’s Court charged with driving with excess alcohol and stealing a quantity of scrap metal in the early hours of this morning (Friday)Michael Houston (33) of 1, Glacken Flats, Newtowncunningham admitted both charges.The court was told that police received a call at 3.15 a.m. on October 14 of a white van being driven suspiciously in the Chapel Road area of Derry.When they arrived they saw the van truning in to a street and stopped it. The driver was found to be 15 mgs over the legal limit. A quantity of scrap metal was found in the van as well.At interview Houston said that the scrap metal belonged to his father but when police contacted the father he said he knew nothing about it. Defence solicitor Mr. Seamus Quigley said that his client had had a drink to muster up Dutch courage before meeting a woman he had struck up a relationship with and when he was stopped he was looking for her house.He said that the scrap metal was stuff he had picked up and said that it was unclear as to where it had come from. Houston was sentenced to two months in prison suspended for 12 months and disqualified from driving for 12 months. Newsx Adverts Twitter Facebook Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson center_img Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published By News Highland – October 14, 2011 Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more