Minor Indian migrant girl died of heat stroke near USMexico border Official

first_imgHouston: Gurupreet Kaur, the six-year-old Indian girl whose body was found near a remote and deserted US-Mexico border died of heat stroke after her mother left her to go in search of water, US officials said Friday as they blamed people smugglers for the tragedy. Kaur, who was a month shy of turning 7, was found by the US Border Patrol officials 27 kilometres west of Lukeville, Arizona on Wednesday, when temperature reached a high of 42 Celsius, the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner said. Also Read – Merkel warns UK Brexit deal ‘unlikely’ without compromise: London Gregory Hess, Pima County Chief Medical Examiner, identified the girl as Gurupreet Kaur and said that her death was accidental and caused by hyperthermia, CNN reported. However, Border Patrol blamed Kaur’s death on people smugglers. Kaur was travelling with four other persons and dropped near the border by human smugglers who ordered the group to cross in the dangerous and austere location. The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents got the information after encountering two women from India, who explained how they came to the US and that three others, a woman and two children, got separated from them hours earlier, the agency said in a statement. Also Read – India, China should jointly uphold peace and stability, resolve disputes through dialogues: Chinese ambassador The agents took the two women into custody and began searching the area north of the international border in the remote terrain for the missing persons. Agents used helicopters to search for the people she had been travelling with, and found footprints indicating they returned to Mexico. After walking some way, the girl’s mother and another woman went in search of water, leaving her daughter with another woman and her child. “Once they went to look for water they never saw them again,” said US Border Patrol Agent Jesus Vasavilbaso. Hours later, they discovered the Kaur’s body, it said. “Our sympathies are with this little girl and her family,” Tucson Chief Patrol Agent Roy Villareal said. “This is a senseless death driven by cartels who are profiting from putting lives at risk.” The CBP said Friday that the Border Patrol agents had also located “two missing Indian nationals” after they had crossed the border back into the US. “The mother and her 8-year-old daughter were transported to a local hospital for treatment for dehydration,” the CBP said in a statement. The numbers of Indians crossing US borders from Mexico has steadily risen in recent years, according to immigration officials. They are among thousands of Africans and Asian migrants making the arduous journey, led by smuggling cartels. Last year, more than 9,000 people from India were detained at US borders nationwide — a big increase from the prior year, when that number was about 3,100. A decade ago, in 2009, that number was 204. US President Donald Trump has been promising for more than two years to build a long, impenetrable wall along the border to stop illegal immigration, though Congress has been reluctant to provide the money he needs. In the meantime, he has repeatedly threatened to close the border.last_img read more

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Netflix says LacMegantic footage will be removed from Bird Box movie

first_imgOTTAWA — After initially refusing, Netflix has agreed to remove images of the 2013 Lac-Megantic disaster from its blockbuster film, “Bird Box.”WATCH: Netflix apologizes after using Lac-Megantic footage A spokesman says in an email to The Canadian Press that the streaming company is sorry for any pain it caused to the residents of Lac-Megantic, Que.READ MORE:Canadian MPs condemn Netflix for using Lac-Megantic images in Bird BoxQuebec culture minister scolds Netflix over Lac-Megantic footage in ‘Bird Box’Netflix apologizes to Lac-Megantic for using rail disaster footage in ‘Bird Box’ People in the town and across the province were shocked after learning in January that footage from the derailment and explosion that killed 47 people was used in the drama starring Sandra Bullock.Demands that the brief scene be removed came from politicians at all levels, including Lac-Megantic Mayor Julie Morin.WATCH: Outrage over use of Lac-Megantic footagecenter_img Quebec Culture Minister Nathalie Roy wrote to the company in January calling for it to remove the footage of the burning town.The company apologized and promised to do better, but until now it had refused to edit the film to remove the images.last_img read more

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William F White Intl Announces Inaugural Winner of the William F WhiteVilmos

first_imgAdvertisement Login/Register With: Advertisement Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and leading equipment provider, William F. White International Inc. (Whites) announced the winner of the inaugural William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship at the annual Whites VIP TIFF Reception at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Congratulations to Adam Madrzyk on winning $3,000.00 towards completing his 3rd year of Film Studies at Ryerson University. Adam, who is already an accomplished independent filmmaker with several feature films, short films and music videos to his name, also submitted a compelling essay highlighting the cinematographic and technical achievements of Zsigmond’s Oscar-winning film, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”The William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship was created to provide a new generation of Canadian cinematographers with access to post-secondary hard skills training and development. Applicants were adjudicated by a scholarship committee which chose the successful candidate by taking into account academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and interests, community involvement and awards.“We wanted to honour Vilmos’ recent passing, along with our longstanding friendship and business partnership with a lasting tribute, something which we could do in perpetuity,” states Bronfman. “After all, Vilmos was a terrific gentleman and world-renowned cinematographer who helped Whites gain respect throughout Europe and beyond. We feel honoured and privileged to have been his partners at Sparks Camera & Lighting in Budapest for over 25 years and this scholarship is the perfect vehicle by which to pay homage to his legacy and contributions to the art of cinema.” “We’re really excited that Adam has won the first ever William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship,” said Whites VP, Business Development, Rick Perotto. “Adam’s demo reel is outstanding and we’re very proud to support his education and future career endeavors.”Famed cinematographer and Oscar-winner, Vilmos Zsigmond passed away on January 1st of this year at the age of 85. A long-time business partner of Whites since 1991, Zsigmond was one of the founders and owners of Whites’ affiliate, Sparks Camera and Lighting Ltd., a leading Budapest, Hungary-based provider of top-notch professional production equipment servicing western and eastern European content creators. Sparks was originally co-founded through Whites as a joint business venture with Zsigmond.Zsigmond was not only well-known for his artistic merit, but also for his numerous industry achievements, including his co-founding of the Global Cinematography Institute in Los Angeles and membership on the Board of Governors at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, among many others. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Advertisement Twitterlast_img read more

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Peace Region Community to Community Motorcycle Poker Ride this Saturday

first_imgRegistration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Dawson Creek Visitor Centre and will wind down at 5:00 p.m. at the Fixx Urban Grill in Dawson Creek.The cost to register for the Poker Ride is $35.00 per hand, with 50 percent of the proceeds going to the top hand while the other 50 percent will go towards the South Peace Community Resource Society.The Peace Region Community to Community Motorcycle Poker Ride is taking place this Saturday, August 17, starting in Dawson Creek.For more information and to register, you can call the Dawson Creek Visitor Centre at 250-782-9595 or email info@tourismdawsoncreek.com. UPDATE – The Peace Region Community to Community Motorcycle Poker Ride has been postponed until August 24 due to weather conditions.DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – This Saturday, August 17, is the Peace Region Community to Community Motorcycle Poker Ride.The Poker Ride is a fundraiser event where riders will travel to checkpoints around the Peace Region, which includes checkpoints in Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Taylor, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, and Tumbler Ridge.last_img read more

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Big week for Trump leads to big week for Hannity in ratings

NEW YORK — When there’s a blowout in the normally tight race for cable news supremacy between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, it’s best to check political headlines for the reason.Hannity crushed Maddow of MSNBC last week, with the Fox News Channel personality averaging 3.78 million viewers. The Nielsen company said Maddow had 2.46 million viewers. That represented the biggest gap between the two since last October.The big story last week was Attorney General William Barr’s summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a positive development for supporters of President Donald Trump. Hannity’s a big fan of Trump, of course, and featured a long interview with him on Wednesday’s show.The Associated Press

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Football Tight end Kierre Hawkins departing from Ohio State

After two years in Ohio State’s program, redshirt freshman tight end Kierre Hawkins is leaving.An Ohio State spokesman confirmed Hawkins’ is “departing,” but said he did not know the tight end’s destination. Ryan Donnelly, a recruiting analyst for Rivals, tweeted a screenshot of a post from Hawkins’ Instagram in which he is wearing a Youngstown State jersey with the caption, “New beginnings. Everyone’s journey is different. In God’s hands.” Hawkins’ Instagram account is protected.Per his Instagram post, it looks like Ohio State tight end and former Maple Heights (Ohio) four-star Kierre Hawkins will be transferring to Youngstown State pic.twitter.com/J5u6VLxJ8g— Ryan Donnelly (@RivalsRyan) December 12, 2017A former four-star recruit, Hawkins has not taken a snap in his two years at Ohio State. He entered the program in a class with three tight ends, including Luke Farrell and Jake Hausmann. Hawkins fell behind both Farrell and Hausman on the depth chart, as well as redshirt senior Marcus Baugh and redshirt sophomore Rashod Berry. The Buckeyes hold a commitment from Jeremy Ruckert, the top-ranked tight end in the 2018 recruiting cycle. Also, redshirt sophomore tight end A.J. Alexander, who missed the 2017 season with a knee injury, will return next season.Hawkins, a Maple Heights, Ohio, native, was the 329th-best overall prospect and the 13th-ranked tight end in the 2016 class, according to 247Sports composite rankings. read more

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Mens Volleyball Ohio State sweeps Quincy with strong offensive showing

Sophomore outside hitter Martin Lallemand (6) attacking the ball against Loyola on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 at St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Credit: Kaycie Golic | For The LanternThe Ohio State men’s volleyball team (8-16, 3-7 MIVA) dominated the entire match on Saturday night, as the Buckeyes’ hot offense continued their strong production and swept Quincy (5-18, 0-10 MIVA), 25-12, 25-17, 25-20. Having lost its past two games, Ohio State needed a win like this to build momentum as the team moves forward, and it came against Quincy, who was missing a key player in junior outside hitter Omari Wheeler. Ohio State senior setter Sanil Thomas and redshirt sophomore outside hitter Jake Hanes led the offense to the sweep. Thomas ran the offense with 36 assists, giving Hanes the opportunities that he turned into 12 kills. Ohio State head coach Pete Hanson liked what he saw on the court and said this sweep will be very good for team morale. “A win’s a win right now for us,” Hanson said. “They were missing one of their best players in Wheeler and he is a big part of their offense. That would be like us not having Jake Hanes on the floor. I thought that hurt them a lot, but at this point in time, we’re more concerned with what’s going on our side of the net.”The Buckeyes started off getting out to an early 3-0 lead in the first set and never looked back. Ohio State was led by sophomore outside hitter Martin Lallemand, who recorded .two kills set up by Thomas to begin the game, giving the rest of the team momentum that was never relinquished. Lallemand finished the night with six kills and seven digs. The second set saw the Hawks jump out to a quick lead, but almost immediately, Ohio State took back the lead and extended it to 12-4 to effectively take control of the set. Redshirt senior middle blocker Blake Leeson was key for the Buckeyes in this stretch, getting three kills and two aces during that stretch. Leeson finished the night with nine kills, two aces and one dig. Hanson had nothing but good things to say about Leeson’s performance in the second set. “One thing that I really like is Blake Leeson is really starting to take over offensively,” Hanson said. “He’s really getting in a good groove with his serve, and that’s what he struggled with early on in the season in finding some consistency. He’s really hitting it well now though, and that’s a great weapon for us.” After controlling the first two sets with ease, Ohio State began to slow down in the third set. Quincy saw some great play from senior setter Adam Rogan, who had eight assists, and sophomore outside hitter Brendan Estrada, who added five kills. It was not enough though, as the Buckeyes managed to hang on to get the narrow victory and clinch the sweep. Rogan finished the game with 23 assists and five digs, while Estrada led the team in kills with 10 along with four digs. WIth the momentum from a straight-set win, Hanson is focused on what his team can control. “We just have to take care of the little details. It’s not necessarily that we can’t serve it in or spike it in, but in long rallies, can we make sure that the contact we make get’s the ball into good spots for Sanil can run a good offense and have multiple options?” Hanson said. “Increasing the quality of every contact is something that has to happen when you go up against good teams, because they’ll put pressure on you in that way.”  Ohio State goes on the road and faces Loyola Chicago at 7 p.m. Friday. read more

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Revenue seize rollyourown tobacco from Kerry house

first_imgREVENUE’S CUSTOMS SERVICE has seized more than 46 kilogrammes of roll-your-own tobacco from a house in Kerry.The Pall Mall and Turner tobacco, which had a retail value of €18,300, was discovered at the home in Tralee earlier today as part of a planned search. Revenue said that the potential loss to the Exchequer from the illegal tobacco was €14,800.The tobacco was found concealed in cargo boxes and surrounded by metal sheeting.Two men from Poland, one in his 30s and the other in his 40s, were questioned in connection with the discovery.Revenue said that the investigation is ongoing with a view to prosecution.last_img

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Quatre orangsoutans retrouvent la liberté sur lîle de Bornéo

first_imgQuatre orangs-outans retrouvent la liberté sur l’île de BornéoDans le cadre d’une campagne visant à rendre à la jungle indonésienne des centaines de primates vivant en captivité, quatre orangs-outans ont été relâchés mardi sur l’île de Bornéo, a-t-on appris de source officielle.Quatre orangs-outans s’ébattent désormais en toute liberté dans les arbres de la jungle de Bornéo. Mardi, l’Indonésie a en effet annoncé qu’elle venait de procéder à une remise en liberté des quatre primates qui vivaient jusqu’ici dans un centre de réhabilitation. “Les orangs-outans ont été transportés par air de leur centre de réhabilitation jusqu’à une ville près de la forêt de Bukit Batikap lundi. Une équipe de vétérinaires les a accompagnés en forêt ce matin en hélicoptère”, a déclaré à l’AFP Mega Hariyanto, responsable de la conservation au ministère des forêts de la province de Kalimantan Centre. À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Mais les autorités ne comptent pas en rester et entendent bien prolonger l’initiative en libérant 600 autres orangs-outans dans cette région au cours des prochaines années, sur 1.200 individus vivant sur Bornéo. Mais ces libérations sont en vérité délicates. Après plusieurs années passées dans un centre, les animaux doivent retrouver l’habitude de se débrouiller seul. De plus, les spécialistes estiment qu’il faut environ 100 ha pour trois orangs-outans, ce qui n’est pas non plus la seule difficulté.En retrouvant la liberté, les orangs-outans retrouvent aussi les menaces qui pèsent sur l’espèce : le braconnage et la déforestation pratiquées à grande échelle dans ces régions. Les experts évaluent entre 50.000 et 60.000 le nombre d’orangs-outans vivant encore à l’état sauvage, dont 80% en Indonésie et le reste en Malaisie, qui contrôle une partie de Bornéo.Le 28 février 2012 à 19:59 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Contraception durgence la pilule du lendemain serait inefficace chez les plus de

first_imgContraception d’urgence : la pilule du lendemain serait inefficace chez les plus de 80 kgSelon le laboratoire qui commercialise le Norlevo, une pilule du lendemain, la protection est inférieure chez les femmes qui pèsent plus de 75 kilos. La pilule deviendrait même inefficace chez les femmes de plus de 80 kg.Contraception d’urgence, la pilule du lendemain peut être utilisée dans le but d’éviter une grossesse non désirée après un rapport non protégé. Pour cela, elle doit être prise dans les 72 heures qui suivent le rapport (dans l’idéal auc ours des 12 premières heures). Passé ce délai, elle est considérée comme plus assez efficace pour prévenir une grossesse éventuelle. Toutefois, c’est une chose que peu de femmes savent qu’a révélé le site d’information américain Mother Jones. La pilule du lendemain, vendue depuis 1999 en France sous l’appellation Norlevo par le laboratoire français HRA Pharma, fonctionne moins bien sur les femmes pesant plus de 75 kg. Plus sérieux encore, elle serait inefficace chez les utilisatrices de plus de 80 kg et ainsi déconseillées par l’agence européenne du médicament. C’est en 2011, 12 ans après le lancement de cette pilule que l’on s’est aperçu de ce travers, lors d’essais cliniques menés sur un autre contraceptif d’urgence de HRA Pharma, EllaOne, dite “pilule du surlendemain”.  Les chercheurs ont constaté que la protection variait aussi en fonction du poids de l’utilisatrice. Ainsi, parmi les femmes ayant utilisé le Norlevo, on recense de 1 à 1,4% de grossesses non désirées chez celles pesant moins de 75 kg, contre 5,7 à 6,4% chez celles qui dépassent ce poids. Rendus publics en octobre 2011 par la revue Contraception, ces résultats ont été confirmés.Sur les notices courant 2014 “Nous avons vérifié ces données puis prévenu l’Agence française du médicament (ANSM), qui fait office de relais européen dans ce dossier, en décembre 2012. Les autorités européennes ont donné leur accord pour modifier la notice fin octobre”, explique Frédérique Welgryn, directrice du domaine thérapeutique santé féminine chez HRA Pharma reprise par le Figaro.Toutefois, cette mise en garde ne sera pas visible par le grand public avant le premier semestre 2014. Cela est dû aux délais nécessaires à la production industrielle des nouvelles notices, indique le laboratoire. “Nous nous apprêtions à prévenir les médecins et les pharmaciens fin décembre, début janvier”, affirme Frédérique Welgryn. À lire aussiDengue : symptômes, traitement, prévention, où en est-on ?Selon cette responsable, l’impact du poids n’était pas évident lorsque la demande d’autorisation de mise sur le marché (AMM) a été déposée à la fin des années 1990. Elle explique : “nous avons utilisé des données provenant de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, et les femmes étudiées étaient globalement minces. Aujourd’hui, ce serait différent”. La rapidité de prise, facteur le plus déterminantJoseph Emmerich, directeur des médicaments en gynécologie à l’ANSM, se veut lui rassurant, en affirmant qu’il n’y pas lieu d’alarmer les femmes de plus de 75 kg car le Norlevo fonctionne encore sur elles, bien qu’un peu moins. Pour les spécialistes, le facteur le plus déterminant reste la rapidité de la prise après le rapport non protégé. “Nous voulons éviter un surplus de grossesses non désirées en éveillant la méfiance autour de ce qui reste le seul contraceptif d’urgence disponible sans ordonnance”, souligne Joseph Emmerich.Le 29 novembre 2013 à 19:57 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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GMs Cruise Automation delays robotaxi service

first_img2:30 General Motors Cruise AV is more than a Bolt without a steering wheel Tags Enlarge ImageCruise’s modified Bolts start on the same Lake Orion assembly line as every other Bolt EV. General Motors GM’s Cruise Automation subsidiary has not been shy about its aspirations in the autonomous space. The company has previously pointed out its desire to launch a driverless taxi service later this year, but now, it appears we’ll have to wait just a bit longer, although it’s unclear how long we’ll have to wait. Cruise Automation will delay the deployment of its AV fleet as part of a ride-hailing service, the company announced in a Medium post on Wednesday. San Francisco is still first on the list of places Cruise’s robotaxis will operate, but as of this writing, the company has not specified when it hopes to get its ride-hailing scheme up and running.In the Medium post, Cruise CEO Dan Ammann said that Cruise needs to get more test miles under its belt with its driverless development vehicles, and the company intends to ramp up its testing and validation through the remainder of the year. Cruise’s modified Chevrolet Bolt EVs have been crawling around California for more than three years. In 2018, Cruise reported the second-lowest disengagement rate of any company submitting such reports in the state of California. The 321% improvement translates to the human backup taking control once every 5,205 miles.Cruise has already showed off the vehicle it intends to use in its ride-hailing system. The Cruise AV is a Chevrolet Bolt EV that has no driver hardware whatsoever — it’s built for two passengers up front. It’s unclear if that’s the vehicle with which Cruise intends to launch its service, because as of this writing, only Waymo has received a California permit to test properly driverless vehicles. Back in March, Cruise announced its intent to massively expand its headcount, which was purchased by GM for about $1 billion in 2016. In May, it received another $1.15 billion investment from a group of institutional investors, including T. Rowe Price, Honda and SoftBank Vision Fund. This has bumped Cruise’s valuation up to a tidy $19 billion. Now playing: Watch this: Five more things you need to know about the 2019 Chevrolet… Preview • 2019 Chevy Bolt EV: Model overview, pricing, tech and specs 41 Photos More about 2019 Chevy Bolt EV 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Review • 2019 Chevy Bolt: No longer unique, still something special 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value More From Roadshow 0 Autonomous Vehicles Electric Cars Car Industry Chevrolet Post a comment 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better Share your voicelast_img read more

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Fairbanks mayor prods police to investigate other suspects in Hartman murder

first_imgFairbanks city police chief has apologized for statements made last week about the legal settlement that vacated the long contested murder convictions of the Fairbanks Four, the Native men who served 18 years in jail for the 1997 beating death of John Hartman. Chief Randall Aragon also committed to further investigation of the case.Download AudioFairbanks City Police Chief Randall Aragon retracted comments made last week about the Fairbanks Four settlement, including that it resulted from political pressure, and is a vindication police and prosecutors handling of the John Hartman murder case.“You know I could go on and on an on and apologize. Words are like bullets… once fired they’re almost impossible to recover. I’ll say that. But I want you to know this… My heart was there, my heart is with the Native community.”Aragon also reversed his earlier assertion that the 1997 Hartman murder case is closed.City Mayor John Eberhart emphasized instead that police will be following up on new information brought forward during a Fairbanks Four post conviction relief hearing this fall. Eberhart says that includes alternate Hartman murder suspects William Holmes and Jason Wallace, men already in prison for 2002 drug killings, who are also be investigated for possible involvement in the 2002 unsolved stabbing death of Mahogany Davis.“As part of the Mahogany Davis murder investigation, I’ve asked Chief Aragon to speak with William Holmes about Mahogany’s murder, and also the Hartman murder. William Holmes had a child with Mahogany Davis and you know, you hear little bits and pieces of information and the name ‘Holmes’ will always come up in a number of contexts in homicides, or unsolved homicides in our community.”Mayor Eberhart additionally committed to pursuing an independent review of Fairbanks police handling of the Hartman case. The mayor’s statements and Chief Aragon’s apology were accepted by Fairbanks Native Association Director Steve Ginnis, but he emphasized questions remain about local and state handling of the Fairbanks Four case.“And we will continue to work on those. We will continue to try to find some resolve to those questions. It doesn’t stop with the release of these men.”Another Native community leader Dorothy Shockly emphasized after the press conference that Police Chief Aragon’s statements last week were damaging.“I really believe, you know, that we did take a few steps back because of those statements.”Shockley, who’s related to Fairbanks Four member Marvin Roberts, says the case points to the continuing issue of racism.“And as the Native community, that’s what we’re telling people. There is racism. We are treated differently. And unfortunately, a lot of times, it’s not in a good way.”Shockley says she’ll have to see action, not just words to really believe positive change is happening at the police department.last_img read more

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Abducted AL leader found dead in Bandarban

first_imgbandarbanRuling Awami League’s Bandarban municipality unit vice-president Chathoi Marma was found dead on Saturday, three days after he had been kidnapped, reports UNB.The 55-year-old’s body was recovered from a forest adjacent to sadar upazila’s Jordan Para around 1:00pm, said Md Shahidul Islam, in-charge of Bandarban sadar police station.Chathoi, a former councilor of Bandarban municipality, was abducted from a house on the night of 22 May by armed criminals.The identity of his kidnappers and the reason for his killing are still unclear.last_img

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New Trial Date Scheduled for William Porter

first_imgWilliam Porter, left, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, arrives at a courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his trial, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore. Porter faces charges of manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. (Mark Wilson/Pool Photo via AP)BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge has scheduled a new trial date following the mistrial of one of six officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.William Porter’s first trial ended in a hung jury last week.His new trial is scheduled to begin June 13. The other five officers will be tried before that, beginning next month.Porter faces manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. Gray died April 19, a week after he suffered a broken neck in the back of a police transport wagon. Prosecutors say Porter is partially responsible because he didn’t buckle Gray into a seat belt or immediately call for an ambulance when Gray indicated he needed medical attention.last_img read more

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Evans Posts CareerHigh as Louisville Tops NKU 9259

first_imgStory Links Walz Postgame Video Sophomore guard Dana Evans led all scorers with a career-high 21 points on 6-of-8 shooting along with a team-high six assists and four steals. Junior forward Kylee Shook turned in her first double-double of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while senior forward Sam Fuehring also tallied 15. Senior guard Asia Durr once again reached double-figures with 11 points, while redshirt senior guard Arica Carter matched a career high with seven boards. The Cardinals (11-0) opened the game in strong fashion, building a quick 11-2 lead in the first three minutes of play. Powered by drives to the rim, the Cards took advantage of their opportunities at the foul line, going 8-9 in the first half as they amassed a 51-24 lead at halftime. Highlights Photo Gallery Evans/Shook Postgame Video The Norse (1-6) began to cut into the deficit after halftime, outscoring the Cards, 21-15, in the third quarter with strong play at the bucket. For the game, NKU outrebounded Louisville, 39-33, led by 11 from sophomore forward Kailey Coffey. Despite the comeback, the Cards’ lead never dipped below 18, eventually leading to a 10-2 Louisville run to close the game. For the game, Louisville shot 50.7 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from beyond the arc. At halftime, UofL honored the 2008-09 squad, which reached the first national championship game in program history. Led by four-time All-American Angel McCoughtry, most of the team was in attendance and received strong applause from the KFC Yum! Center crowd. Head coach Jeff Walz concluded the ceremony with short remarks to the crowd and thanked his former players for buying into his program. Box Score (PDF) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – On a day celebrating their past, the University of Louisville women’s basketball team exhibited their promising present with a 92-59 victory over Northern Kentucky in their home non-conference finale Saturday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals now head north to close out 2018 against Sweet 16 participant Central Michigan on Thursday at 7 p.m. Following the holidays, the Cards will open ACC action against North Carolina on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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Google Microsofts focus on Windows 10 puts Windows 7 and 8 users

first_imgGoogle: Microsoft’s focus on Windows 10 puts Windows 7 and 8 users at risk by Martin Brinkmann on October 07, 2017 in Security – 38 commentsMicrosoft’s focus on Windows 10 in regards to security puts users who run devices with older but still supported versions of Windows at risk according to Google Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk.The researcher noticed that previous versions of Windows — Windows 7 and 8.1 to be precise — were affected by the vulnerability described as Windows Kernel pool memory disclosure in win32k!NtGdiGetGlyphOutline whereas Windows 10 was not.Microsoft fixed the issue on Windows 10, while it did not patch it on older versions of Windows. Microsoft added a memset to Windows 10 which prevented the information disclosure on the operating system.This suggests, according to Jurczyk, that Microsoft identified the issue internally and fixed it on Windows 10, but not on Windows 7 or 8.1.The vulnerability came to light in 2017 when it was revealed publicly. Microsoft fixed the issue on the September 2017 Patch Day for affected operating systems.The question that came to Jurczyk mind after discovering that the issue affected only previous versions of Windows was how widespread the issue was.He used binary diffing, a method to reveal differences between different versions of a single product for that, and analyzed the Windows files ntkrnlpa.exe, win32k.sys, ntoskrnl.exe, tm.sys, win32kbase.sys and win32kfull.sys.He discovered a large number of differences between Windows 7 and 10, and Windows 8.1 and 10. Windows 7 being the older operating system (compared to Windows 8.1), had more differences when compared to Windows 10 as Windows 8.1.Quite intuitively, the Windows 7/10 comparison yielded more differences than the Windows 8.1/10 one, as the system progressively evolved from one version to the next. It’s also interesting to see that the graphical subsystem had fewer changes detected in general, but more than the core kernel specifically in the syscall handlers.Google started to investigate these differences and found two new vulnerabilities in the process (the two vulnerabilities that were addressed in the September 2017 Patch Day).Jurczyk concludes that the focus on patching only the most recent version of a product, in Microsoft’s case Windows 10, may be used by malicious actors to find vulnerabilities in older versions of a product.Not only does it leave some customers exposed to attacks, but it also visibly reveals what the attack vectors are, which works directly against user security. This is especially true for bug classes with obvious fixes, such as kernel memory disclosure and the added memset calls.Closing WordsMicrosoft’s focus on Windows 10 is quite problematic from a security point of view, considering that all three versions of Windows are still supported by Microsoft, and that Windows 8.1 is still in mainstream support.This is something that Windows users and administrators unfortunately cannot do much about (other than upgrade to Windows 10). (via Born and Bleeping Computer)SummaryArticle NameGoogle: Microsoft’s focus on Windows 10 puts Windows 7 and 8 users at riskDescriptionMicrosoft’s focus on Windows 10 in regards to security puts users who run devices with older but still supported versions of Windows at risk according to Google Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

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A detailed Windows Resource Monitor guide

first_imgA detailed Windows Resource Monitor guide by Martin Brinkmann on December 28, 2017 in Misc, Tutorials – Last Update: June 23, 2019 – 15 commentsThe Windows operating system comes with plenty of built-in tools to analyze resource usage. The most prominent one is probably the Windows Task Manager, as it highlights resource usage of individual processes, and gives admins and users options to kill any misbehaving ones.The Performance Monitor and Resource Monitor are two additional tools that admins and experienced Windows users may use to analyze performance or resources related issues on Windows PCs.Let’s start by taking a look at what the Resource Monitor is, and how it differs from the Windows Task Manager and Performance Monitor.What is the Resource Monitor?Microsoft added the Resource Monitor to the company’s Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 operating systems and made it a part of any new Windows version that it released since then. The program displays information about hardware and software resources in real-time.The Task Manager can best be described as a tool that runs on the surface. It lists processes and services, and general resource usage.The Resource Monitor, on the other hand, gives you options to look under the surface to look up information that the Task Manager does not provide.Resource Monitor runs under the Performance Monitor process.How to start Resource MonitorUsers and admins have several options to start Resource Monitor. It is included in several versions of Windows, and some options to start the tool are only available in select versions of the operating system.The first two methods should work on all versions of Windows that are supported by Microsoft.Use Windows-R to open the run box. Type resmon.exe, and hit the Enter-key.Use Windows-R to open the run box. Type perfmon.exe /res, and hit the Enter-key.On Windows 10, select Start > All Apps > Windows Administrative Tools > Resource Monitor.On previous versions of Windows, select Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Resource Monitor.Open the Windows Task Manager with Ctrl-Shift-Esc. Switch to the Performance tab, and there on “open Resource Monitor”.The Windows Resource MonitorThe Resource Monitor interface looks the same on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.  The program uses tabs to separate data. Overview, CPU, Memory, Disk, and Network are the five tabs of the program.The program loads an overview when you start it. This overview lists CPU, Disk, Network, and Memory data including all processes that use resources.The sidebar displays graphs that highlight the CPU, Disk, Network, and Memory use over a period of 60 seconds.You can hide and show elements with a click on the arrow icon in title bars. Another option that you have to customize the interface is to move the mouse cursor over dividers in the interface to drag the visible area. Use it to increase or decrease the visible area of the element.You may want to hide the graphs, for instance, to make more room for more important data and run the Resource Monitor window in as large of a resolution as possible.The overview tab is a good starting point, as it gives you an overview of the resource usage. It highlights CPU and memory usage, disk utilization, and network use in real-time.Each particular listing offers a wealth of information. The CPU box lists process names and IDs, the network box IP addresses and data transfers, the memory box hard faults, and the disk box read and write operations.One interesting option that you have right here and there is to select one or multiple processes under CPU to apply filters to the Disk, Network and Memory tab.If you select a particular process under CPU, Resource Monitor lists the disk, network and memory usage of that process only in its interface. This is one of the differences to the Task Manager, as you cannot do something like that in the tool.Monitor CPU Usage with Resource MonitorYou need to switch to the CPU tab if you want to monitor CPU utilization in detail. You find the processes listing of the overview page there, and also the three new listings Services, Associated Handles and Associated Modules.You can filter by processes to display data only for those processes. This is quite handy, as it is a quick way to see links between processes, and services and other files on the system.Note that the graphs are different to the ones displayed before. The graphs on the CPU tab lists the usage of each core, Service CPU usage, and total CPU usage.Associated Modules lists files such as dynamic link libraries that are used by a process. Associated Handles point to system resources such as files or Registry values. These offer specific information but are useful at times. You can run a search for handles, for instance, to find out why you can’t delete a file at that point in time.Resource Monitor gives you some control over processes and services on the CPU tab. Right-click on any process to display a context menu with options to end the selected process or entire process tree, to suspend or resume processes, and to run a search online.The Services context menu is limited to starting, stopping and restarting services, and to search online for information.Processes may be displayed using colors. A red process indicates that it is not responding, and a blue one that it is suspended.Memory in Resource MonitorThe memory tab lists processes just like the CPU tab does, but with a focus on memory usage. It features a physical memory view on top of that that visualizes the distribution of memory on the Windows machine.If this is your first time accessing the information, you may be surprised that quite a bit of memory may be hardware reserved.The graphs highlight the used physical memory, the commit charge, and the hard faults per second.Each process is listed with its name and process ID, the hard faults, and various memory related information.Commit — Amount of virtual memory reserved by the operating system for the process.Working Set — Amount of physical memory currently in use by the process.Shareable — Amount of physical memory in use by the process that can be shared with other processes.Private — Amount of physical memory in use by the process that cannot be used by other processes.You get the same level of control in the right-click menu so that you can terminate any process using it.Disk Activity informationThe Disk tab of the Windows Resource Monitor lists the disk activity of processes and storage information.It visualizes the disk usage in total and for each running process. You get a reading of each processes’ disk read and write activity, and can use the filtering options to filter by a particular process or several processes.The Storage listing at the bottom lists all available drives, the available and total space on the drive, as well as the active time.The graphs visualize the disk queue length. It is an indicator for requests of that particular disk and is a good indicator to find out if disk performance cannot keep up with I/O operations.Network Activity in Resource MonitorThe Network tab lists network activity, TCP connections and listening ports. It lists network activity of any running process in detail. This alone is useful, as it tells you right away if processes connect to the Internet.You do get TCP connection listings that highlight remote servers that processes connect to, the bandwidth use, and the local listening ports.Things you can use Resource Monitor forCheck Hard Faults, and used Physical Memory to find out if your PC needs more RAM. Hard Faults happen when data that a process needs is pulled from disk (Page File) and not from memory. Physical Memory is straightforward, as it highlights how much of the available RAM is in use.Use the CPU tab to associate processes with Windows Services.Find out which programs write to disk at a specific point in time.List all outbound connections of the PC, or find out if a process connects to the Internet.Check all listening ports, and close those that you don’t require.Resource Monitor Tips:You can stop the monitoring at any time with a click on Monitor > Stop Monitoring. This blocks the auto-refreshing of the data.Move the cursor over a heading to display a description.Right-click on the header row of a listing and pick “select columns” to add or remove columns from the table. You can add platform or elevated information to the processes listing this way for example.Click on any column header to sort the table accordingly. A click on processes for example sorts by process name.You can save configurations and load them again using the File menu.Closing wordsResource Monitor is a handy program for system administrators, experienced users, and even for regular users. It offers more information than the Task Manager, and gives you some tools at hand to dig a bit deeper when it comes to activity on a Windows machine.Now You: Do you use the resource monitor?SummaryArticle NameA detailed Windows Resource Monitor guideDescriptionWe take a detailed look at the Resource Monitor tool of the Windows operating system. Resource Monitor lets you monitor CPU, memory, disk and network activity on Windows PCs.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

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Warning Protest action on the N2 avoid this area as the road

first_imgMotorists travelling on the roads today (June 19), please be warned that protest action is underway on the N2.A mob of angry protesters allegedly torched and looted trucks between Mtubatuba and Hluhluwe.The road is blocked and police have confirmed that the demonstrators have also been stoning vehicles near Zimimpilo.Motorists are warned to avoid this area; please use other routes.It is believed that this is a service delivery protest.Read also: Road closure on N3 at Mooi River due to protest actionAlso read: Police fire rubber bullets to disperse protestersAuthorities are currently at the scene. WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite Click to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there!last_img read more

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US secretary of state to meet with Central American foreign ministers this

first_imgConcerned about Central America’s regional security strategy, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet on Tuesday in New York with the region’s foreign ministers, including Costa Rican Foreign Minister Enrique Castillo.The meeting will be held during a session of the United Nations, Foreign Vice Minister Carlos Roverssi said.U.S. officials said they are concerned with an increase in drug trafficking in the Central America southern triangle, formed by Panama, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Castillo also will meet with representatives from Russia and other countries during the visit to New York. Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img

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Student Loans Not Affecting Credit Access of Millennials

first_img Share in Daily Dose, Data, Featured, News, Origination A TransUnion study discovered that in spite of the rises in student-loan balances for the past decade, younger consumers have not allowed loan obligations to hinder repayment of other credit-related items such as auto loans and mortgages when compared with peers with no student loans. These findings place a contradiction on the belief that student debt is preventing young adults from accessing credit.”Going to school impacts young consumers’ access to credit; while in school, students may be less likely to have a job and generate the income necessary for loan approval,” said Steve Chaouki, EVP and the head of TransUnion’s financial services business unit. “However, most catch up once they leave school-and their ability to catch up has not changed over the past decade.”The study noted that, compared to students without loans, consumers ages 18 to 29 that are repaying their student loans are usually able to get new loans. These students perform as well or better on those new loans. Student-loan consumers in their 20s are also more likely to surpass those without loans when taking out mortgage and auto loans and credit cards in three to six years.After students start to repay their student loans, they begin to have new mortgage obligations and higher new auto and credit card open rates than those with no student debt, TransUnion says.”Our study demonstrates that consumers in their 20s with student loans in repayment-that is, once they finish school-are in fact able to access credit at levels similar to or better than their peers who do not have student loans,” Chaouki said.The data in the study showed an increase in the amount of consumers ages 20 to 29 with student loans from 32 percent in 2005 to 52 percent at the end of 2014. Student loan balances have increased from $589 billion in Q1 2010 to $1.1 trillion in Q1 2015. The overall loan “wallet” for consumers ages 20 to 29 for student loans has also grown dramatically, increasing from 12.9 percent in 2005 to 36.8 percent in 2014, an increase of 186 percent in relation to other products such as mortgages, credit cards, and auto loans.The study also shows that both, consumers with student loans and without loans were affected by the changes in the economy and shifts in credit access. Consumers ages 18 to 29 with credit obligations like mortgages, credit card, and auto loans declined significantly between 2005 and 2012.”Participation rates for mortgages, credit cards and auto loans dropped significantly between the 2005-2007 and 2012-2014 timeframes-and impacted both consumers repaying student loans and those in the control group to a similar degree,” said Charlie Wise, co-author of the study and VP in TransUnion’s Innovative Solutions Group. “However, just as we observed in 2005, student loan borrowers in 2012 generally left school with lower loan participation rates than their control counterparts, likely due to difficulty in accessing credit while a student with little or no income.”To view the complete study visit: TransunionInsights.com Credit Action Millennials Student Loans TransUnion 2015-05-13 Staff Writercenter_img May 13, 2015 621 Views Student Loans Not Affecting Credit Access of Millennialslast_img read more

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