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Concerns of racism remain after Thunder Bay inquest into 7 Indigenous student

first_imgWillow Fiddler APTN National NewsA coroner’s jury examining the deaths of seven First Nations students in Thunder Bay gave their recommendations this week.The students were all from remote communities, and only in the city to go to school.The jury heard from over 100 witnesses, and gave more than 100 recommendations.But some people who testified at the inquest think the biggest issue might have been overlooked.last_img

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Eastern DR of Congo calm but volatile as dissidents discuss pullback UN

Congolese, misinterpreting the mandate of the UN mission (MONUC) and blaming peacekeeping troops for not intervening in the civil strife in Bukavu, attacked UN buildings and equipment, spokesman Fred Eckhard said.The DRC’s national troops, whose responsibility it was to restore peace, fled yesterday, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). UN peacekeeping chief Jean Marie Guéhenno, just back from the region, said the backlash against MONUC came about because local expectations were not met. He noted, however, that while the DRC was as big as the whole of Western Europe, the UN had only about 10,000 troops countrywide, at a time when no one had expected the breakdown of the DRC’s own army.By way of comparison, he noted that Sierra Leone, which was the size of just the DRC’s Ituri province, had had 17,000 UN troops deployed there.Because of the peacekeeping success in Ituri, the expectations of the Congolese were raised and they believed that “MONUC, with its limited resources, could do everything, including secure a big city of 550,000 people against an organized, well-equipped, well-trained military force,” he said.In addition, there has been a delay in the Government’s integration of combatants from local forces into the national army, Mr. Guéhenno said.Yesterday’s violent protests against the UN continued today in Kinshasa, Kisangani, Lubumbashi and Kindu, according to Mr. Eckhard.In the DRC’s capital, Kinshasa, “the UN headquarters, compounds and vehicles were attacked and it is reported that three demonstrators, who entered the premises despite warning shots, were killed,” he said. “In the three other cities, UN buildings and property were looted and torched.”Mayi-Mayi militia in Kando, a town southwest of Goma, briefly held four UN military observers and three employees of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), he said.Secretary-General Kofi Annan expressed deep concern and spoke to DRC President Joseph Kabila earlier today. “President Kabila assured him that both he personally and the Transitional Government fully support the United Nations in the DRC and, in particular, MONUC,” Mr. Eckhard said. “The Secretary-General strongly urges the military elements in Bukavu to respect the ceasefire. He calls on the DRC’s neighbours to support the peace process and to use their influence to defuse the situation in the eastern DRC.”According to OCHA, Mr. Kabila accused Rwanda of backing the insurgency, while the Kigali Government denied any involvement. More than 2,000 Congolese Tutsis, or Banyamulenge, from the Bukavu area fled into neighbouring Rwanda over the past couple of weeks, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). read more

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Ford announces £181 million investment to produce new generation of lowemission engines

Ford has approved an investment of £181 million at its Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales to produce a range of all-new, technologically-advanced petrol engines. The amount includes backing from the Welsh government to the tune of £14.7 million, with production planned to start in late 2018.The plant currently produces 3,400 engines a day, equivalent to one every 24 seconds. More than 19 million engines have been produced at the plant since it opened in 1980.Edwina Hart, Welsh Economy Minister, said, “Ford is a Welsh Anchor Company and the Bridgend Engine Plant plays a key role in the economy of South Wales. In a climate of stiff global competitiveness, we have been actively seeking to win a share of this investment for Wales and so we are delighted with today’s announcement.“Ford’s decision to manufacture its new innovative engine here in Wales is a tribute to the reputation of the local management team and the quality and loyalty of the Welsh workforce and will safeguard more than 750 skilled Welsh jobs for many years.”The new engines were designed and developed by teams at the Ford Dunton Technical Centre in Essex, as well as Ford’s Technical Centre in Merkenich Germany, and the Ford Research and Innovation Centre in Aachen, Germany.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

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Jim Tressels resignation uncertainty pose recruiting hurdles for Ohio State football

Recruiting never was a problem for former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel. But with the face of the program gone and an impending NCAA ruling, recruiting becomes a big worry. “(The resignation of Tressel) is a tremendous loss,” said Steve Helwagen, who covers OSU football recruiting for Bucknuts.com. “Recruits that we would interview over the years would say one of the reasons they chose Ohio State was the integrity and character of Jim Tressel, and he’s not there anymore.” Luke Fickell will become the interim head coach, but, because his position isn’t permanent, the program is left with some uncertainty. “With Luke Fickell being a interim coach, it basically puts the program in limbo,” Helwagen said. “I think for recruits who want to see the long-term stability of a program, Ohio State won’t be able to show anyone that until December or January at the earliest.” The members of the 2011 recruiting class have already signed with OSU, making it difficult to switch schools. As of Monday evening, no players had announced intentions to transfer. 2011 signee and offensive lineman from Shaker Heights Antonio Underwood was quick to say he still planned to attend OSU. “Yes, sir,” Underwood said of his intentions. Others have followed suit. Tight end Nick Vannett posted on his Twitter account, @N_Vannett81, “For all of those that have asked, I am and will remain part of the #buckeyenation #Noquestion.” Bucknuts.com reported that defensive back Doran Grant also has voiced his intentions to stick with OSU. While the 2011 class appears to remain intact, future classes might be the most affected by the recent scandals. Underwood said Tressel’s resignation and the NCAA allegations would affect the way future recruits go about making decisions about OSU. “I think some recruits would reopen their options,” he said. “You have to go back and recruit the kids even harder.” Kevin Noon, managing editor of Buckeyegrove.com, said OSU still will be a very strong option for all recruits, especially those in Ohio. “I don’t think the loss of Jim Tressel is going to be enough to cripple Ohio State’s recruiting within the state of Ohio,” Noon said. “A lot of these kids grow up as Ohio State fans regardless of who the coach is.” Tressel had the support of Ohio high school coaches throughout the entirety of the NCAA allegations. On Saturday, the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association sent a letter of support to Tressel, university President E. Gordon Gee and athletic director Gene Smith. “During the next few months, when some individuals may try to detract from the outstanding accomplishments that you and your staff have achieved, the OHSFCA wanted to go on record to show our loyalty and appreciation for you,” the letter said of Tressel. “You are without question the best thing to happen to Ohio Football in a long time, and we want you to know we hope you will continue to be here for a long time to come.” Despite Tressel’s resignation two days later, Ohio high school coaches still support the university, even if Tressel is a part of it. “It’s still the flagship program in the state of Ohio,” McKinley Senior High School football coach Ron Johnson said. “It’s one of the greatest programs in the country, and it’s not going to attract a low-quality coach. The program will carry on.” Shaker Heights High School football coach Anthony Watkins agreed. “It will not affect (the recruiting of) any of my student-athletes, in my perspective,” Watkins said. “It’s about his education, his playing career and all the people playing around him. And all the people I’ve ever dealt with at Ohio State have been outstanding people.” But, Noon said, OSU’s biggest worry isn’t its relation with high school coaches, but the upcoming NCAA ruling Aug. 12. “The truth of the matter is Ohio State will always have good coaches in place, but the kids want to be able to play for rings and championships,” Noon said. “If the NCAA comes down and mandates that the Buckeyes will not be in the postseason for a couple of years, that’s where the real trouble comes in.” read more

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GreekAmerican Eleni Kounalakis wins California LieutenantGovernor poll

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram California’s new Lieutenant Governor is Greek and a mother of two; held in high esteem amongst members of her community.Eleni Kounalakis (nee Tsakopoulos) has successfully beaten fellow Democrat Dr. Ed Hernandez to win office and was declared the winner with 55.65 per cent of the vote, CBS Sacramento reports.A former Ambassador to Hungary, where she served from 2010-2013 under President Barack Obama, the Greek American also participated in Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign as a fundraiser as well as a member of a her foreign advisory team.Kounalakis who has a BA in English from Dartmouth and an MBA from UC Berkeley started her career as a real estate developer following her father’s footsteps before venturing into politics.Her father, Angelo is one of the most popular and reputable Sacramento developers.last_img read more

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Google les applications Android accèdent aux données privées

first_imgGoogle : les applications Android accèdent aux données privéesLes applications Android accèderaient aux données privées contenues sur les smartphones, telles que des photos et des vidéos.Selon le blog du New York Times, Bits, des applications Android pourraient accéder et récupérer des données privées telles que des photos et des vidéos. Des accusations dont avait été victime Apple, avant Google.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?D’après Bits, le cas des applications Android serait encore plus épineux puisque ce celui des applications iOS car toutes les applications installées sur le système d’exploitation de Google auraient accès aux photos et vidéos personnelles… Des accusations qui s’appuient sur un test pratique, après avoir demandé à un développeur de concevoir une application pour vérifier cela. D’ailleurs, Google ne nie pas cette faille. La firme de Montain View indique tout de même qu’elle va trouver rapidement une solution à ce problème, même si aucune date n’est avancée. D’après Google, le problème proviendrait de l’absence de stockage interne sur les premiers smartphones Android : alors que les photos étaient contenues dans des cartes mémoires externes, les développeurs ont dû ouvrir le système afin que les applications puissent y accéder.Le 5 mars 2012 à 14:15 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Coast Guard official pleads guilty to rape

first_imgAn investigator with the U.S. Coast Guard pleaded guilty Thursday in Clark County Superior Court to three charges, including third-degree rape.Jonathan Sall, 57, of Poulsbo entered guilty pleas to the rape charge, as well as indecent liberties without forcible compulsion and residential burglary.Senior Deputy Prosecutor Dan Gasperino said the state is recommending a sentence of six years in prison, because Sall’s crimes are considered a most serious offense, which carry a harsher punishment.A plea agreement stipulates that Sall’s defense attorney, Steven Thayer, can argue for a sentence of four to eight months, however.Sall said nothing beyond answering Judge Gregory Gonzales’ routine questions with, “Yes, your honor.”According to a probable cause affidavit, Clark County deputies were called shortly after 6 a.m. Feb. 17 to the Hazel Dell residence after Sall allegedly climbed into a co-worker’s bed and sexually assaulted the co-worker’s girlfriend.last_img read more

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Zanetti plotting for Icardi longterm stay

first_imgInter Vice-President Javier Zanetti would like to see Mauro Icardi extend his stay at the club for many years and become a legend.Icardi has been a subject of transfer speculation for major big sides in Europe considering his clinical nature in front of goal.The striker played his 200th game for the Nerazzurri against PSV on Tuesday night, scoring in a 1-1 draw which saw his side eliminated from the Champions League.“His contribution is always very important,” Zanetti acknowledged, speaking to Football Italia via Xinhua on a visit to China.Mauro Icardi, Inter MilanDi Canio: ‘Undisciplined’ Icardi & PSG perfect for each other Andrew Smyth – September 12, 2019 Paolo Di Canio reckons Mauro Icardi and Paris Saint-Germain are a match made in heaven as the club are a perfect fit for “undisciplined players”.“I hope he can stay for many years and become a legend in the club’s history.”Zanetti also reflected on Tuesday’s match, which sees the Beneamata drop to the Europa League.“Last season’s objective was to qualify for the Champions League, unfortunately, our journey ended with the PSV match.“That doesn’t mean we don’t have any more objectives. Serie A, the Europa League, and the Coppa Italia are three very important competitions for us, and we need to keep putting in good performances.”last_img read more

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Police searching for 2 in Miami jewelry store heist

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – Police are searching for two men who, they said, were caught on camera after they robbed a jewelry store in Downtown Miami at gunpoint, Saturday afternoon.Miami Police responded to the scene of the heist at Just in Time Jewelry, located inside the Seybold Building, along North Miami Avenue and First Street, at around 12:20 p.m.Investigators said one of the subjects pulled out a gun, and the other tied up the store owner. They took off with around $300,000 in watches and cash, which they put into a black messenger bag.The duo then got into a black, four-door C-Class Mercedes-Benz driven by a getaway driver. Police said one of the subjects appears to have a limp on his right leg.If you have any information on their whereabouts, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 Ronit Roy reacts to Karan Singh Grover reprising

first_imgRonit Roy as Mr Bajaj of Kasautii Zindagii Kay; Karan Singh GroverinstagramEver since Ekta Kapoor had announced on beginning the hunt for new Mr Bajaj in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 on social media, several names have cropped up to play the iconic character earlier essayed by Ronit Roy.While Karan Wahi was said to have bagged the role, the latest news is that there has been a last moment change and Karan Singh Grover will now portray the role of Mr Bajaj and will be seen romancing Erica Fernandes aka Prerna on screen.Back then, Ronit became an overnight sensation with a strong role and his salt and pepper look. The actor seemed quite happy with Karan stepping into his shoes and said, “I’m very happy for Karan bagging the role of Bajaj. I think he’ll do a great job. My good wishes are with him. May he and kzk2 attain much greater heights of popularity than I did,” SpotboyE quoted Ronit as saying.When asked if he has any advice for Karan, Ronit replied, “He’s a seasoned actor and doesn’t need my advice. All I can say is, be cool.”Ronit further said that his fans still address him by the name of Mr Bajaj and attributes his success to the character. “People still do call me that. It goes without saying that it was one of my iconic and career-defining roles,” he concluded.Meanwhile, Erica celebrated her birthday on May 7 with co-star Parth Samthaan aka Anurag Basu of Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2. The actors, who are rumoured to be dating in real life, took a break from their hectic work schedule and flew off to Mussoorie to celebrate the special day.Erica took to Instagram to share every detail of her Mussoorie trip with Parth. From gorging on some delicious pizza to cutting the birthday cake at midnight, both Erica and Parth made sure to keep their fans updated on all that went down at the special birthday bash away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai city. Anurag (Parth Samthaan) and Prerna (Erica Fernandes) in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2Twitterlast_img read more

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The Full Menu Where To Take Holiday Visitors To Eat In Houston

first_img Share With the holiday season in full swing, family or friends might soon be descending on Houston. So, when the holiday leftovers run out, where should you take them to eat? What places do out-of-towners need to experience?In the latest installment of The Full Menu, our group of local food writers share some of their favorites. Gwendolyn Knapp writes for Houstonia Magazine. David Leftwich is with Sugar and Rice. And Eric Sandler writes for CultureMap Houston.Restaurants Mentioned In This Edition:HimalayaCrawfish & NoodlesUB PreservOne/Fifth MediterraneanTheodore RexBetter Luck TomorrowEgg Custard King BakeryAqua SIshin UdonMeinOhn Korean EateryBLKdog Coffee85° CNinfa’s on NavigationEl Tiempo CantinaEl Real Tex-Mex CafeKillen’s BarbecueThe Pit RoomPinkerton’s Texas Pit BarbecueRay’s BBQ ShackWillow’s Texas BBQLucille’sGrand Prize BarGilhooley’s Restaurant and Oyster BarWest Alabama Ice HouseTacos Tierra CalienteEaDeaux’s Cajun CocinaNeyow’s Creole CaféLaredo TaqueriaBrothers Taco HouseVelvet TacoAnvil Bar & RefugePoison GirlCaptain Foxheart’s Bad News Bar & Spirit LoungeGoodnight Charlie’sLa TableHugo’sPicosAlamo TamalesJulepFig & OliveCacao & CardamomFlying Saucer Pie CompanyGoode Company pecan pieTreebeardsSuzieCakesFluff Bake BarFat Cat CreameryDolce NeveAmy’s Ice Creamlast_img read more

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Chinese team develop fuel cell that can clean water as it generates

first_img Liu notes in the paper, that wastewater (the stuff that goes down the toilet when flushed) or sewage, as it’s more commonly known in other countries, is a great source of environmental pollution and at the same time, is a truly important and often overlooked source of energy, which, unfortunately generally is not collected and used. It’s also an expensive by-product of human existence. Every day billions of people contribute to the ever growing problem of what to do with all the human waste that is created.In addition to organic material, wastewater often contains other materials that need to be removed in order to reuse the water for other purposes. In their lab the team tested their fuel cell’s ability to separate clear aromatics (perfumes), azo dyes, pharmaceuticals, personal care products and endocrine-disrupting compounds (birth control pill chemicals that wind up in urine) from wastewater samples and found they were able to separate them completely from the organic material thus producing clean water.To allow the system to use visible and regular sunlight rather than UV, the team modified the electrodes with semiconductors (such as CdS) which means of course the system, if industrialized, could be used outside as an add-on perhaps to existing wastewater treatment plants.So far the team hasn’t listed cost estimates for building an electrical/wastewater treatment facility with their new technology, but it’s not hard to see how useful such a plant would be in areas where sewage is sometimes not treated at all, but simply dumped into rivers or streams, or worse, in the streets. In addition to helping clean up such places, the people in those areas would benefit from the electricity that would be produced in the process. Wastewater: Energy of the future? This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. (PhysOrg.com) — Yanbiao Liu and his colleagues from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, have succeeded in building a device capable of both cleaning wastewater and producing electricity from it. Using light as an energy source the team created a photo-catalytic fuel cell that used a titanium dioxide nanotube-array anode and a cathode based on platinum. The light energy degrades the organic material found in the wastewater and in the process generates electrons which pass through the cathode converting it into electricity. The team has published its results on Water Science & Technology. More information: A TiO2-nanotube-array-based photocatalytic fuel cell using refractory organic compounds as substrates for electricity generation, Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1CC13388HAbstractA TiO2-nanotube-array-based photocatalytic fuel cell system was established for generation of electricity from various refractory organic compounds and simultaneous wastewater treatment. The present system can respond to visible light and produce obviously enhanced cell performance when a narrow band-gap semiconductor (i.e. Cu2O and CdS) was combined with TiO2 nanotubes.via Royal Society of Chemistrycenter_img Explore further © 2011 PhysOrg.com Citation: Chinese team develop fuel cell that can clean water as it generates electricity (2011, August 19) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2011-08-chinese-team-fuel-cell-electricity.htmllast_img read more

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Poll finds LGBTI couples in the UK still afraid to hold hands

first_imgGovernment reaction‘Everyone in this country should feel safe and happy to be who they are, and to love who they love, without judgment or fear,’ Penny Mordaunt, the Minister for Women and Equalities, told Into.‘I am incredibly proud of the UK’s global leadership on LGBT equality and the fact that this is the largest survey of its kind, but many of the results are very disturbing.’‘It’s unacceptable that people feel they cannot hold hands with their partner in public,’ Mordaunt added. ‘And that they are unable to walk down the street without fear of abuse. It is also deeply worrying that LGBTQ people experience difficulty accessing public services such as healthcare and that so many are being offered the abhorrent practise of conversion therapy. This Government has done much to promote a diverse, tolerant society and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people – but it is clear we have more to do.’Thankfully, the United Kingdom recently announced their plan to ban ‘gay cure,’ or conversion therapy, in the country.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . A recent poll in the United Kingdom found that many LGBTI couples are still scared to hold hands in public. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) A recent poll in the UK found that many LGBTI couples are afraid to hold hands in publiccenter_img GAYSTARNEWS- The pollThe survey, which featured over 100,000 LGBTI participants, was published by the UK government on 3 July.According to the poll, 68% of those surveyed said they’ve avoided holding hands with their partners in public. The reason? They want to avoid any negative confrontation.Even more disheartening, 70% of people surveyed said they’ve avoided even being open about their sexuality in public.As for gender identity and expression, 59% of trans women, 56% of trans men, and a whopping 76% of non-binary people said they’ve avoided expressing their gender identity in public.Because of having to hide who they are and live in fear of confrontation, LGBTI people are less satisfied with life than their cisgender and heterosexual counterparts. LGBTI people answered with a 6.5/10 satisfaction ranking, as opposed to 7.7/10 from cishet individuals. Four in 10 Brits think gay sex is unnatural, new poll findsUK to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy, offer other pledges in LGBT action planThis is how Brexit could hurt you as an LGBTI person in the UKRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/poll-finds-lgbti-couples-in-the-uk-still-afraid-to-hold-hands-in-public/last_img read more

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Its 2018 and a gay couple in New York was denied a

first_imgDylan Toften and Thomas Hurd | Photo: Facebook/Dylan Toften ‘I invite them to come to Albany, and I would be happy to offer my services as an officiant at their wedding.’Rubik, however, disputes Cuomo’s comments.‘His comments are not reflective of the facts of the case, and he’s twisting it around for his own purposes,’ he said.Alphonso David, the governor’s counsel, said couples have gone in before without appointments and received licenses.No one deserves thisDavid Stacy, HRC Government Affairs Director, reiterated Cuomo’s sentiments to GSN. He called it discrimination ‘plain and simple’.‘No one should have to experience discrimination because of who they love,’ he said, before adding, It’s also against the law in New York State, and we appreciate that Governor Cuomo is taking action, leading an investigation into what happened, and standing up for the equal rights and dignity of LGBTQ people.’Clerks have refused  gay couples’ marriage licenses before.One of the most infamous cases was that of Kim Davis in Kentucky. She’s planning to run again for the clerk position.Toften, for his part, is staying positive and grateful.Toften’s Facebook post | Photo: Facebook/Dylan ToftenGSN reached out to Root town officials for comment.More from Gay Star NewsMayor of Indiana city marries his partner and then goes to PrideGay man denied marriage license by Kim Davis loses bid to unseat herGot a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . GAYSTARNEWS- eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…center_img Gay couple Dylan Toften and Thomas Hurd went to the town clerk in Root, New York, a small town outside of Albany, to get their marriage license. They were ready to start their lives together as a wedded couple. Unfortunately, the town’s clerk, Laurel Eriksen, denied their request — despite the fact that same-sex marriage has been legal in the state of New York since 2011, and the United States at large since 2015.Toften wrote about the incident on Facebook on Monday (30 July), calling Eriksen a ‘bigot’.Toften’s FB Post | Photo: Facebook/Dylan ToftenDespite an admitted objection to same-sex marriage, Eriksen reportedly told Robert Subik, Root’s town attorney, she denied the couple because they did not have an appointment.‘I think she handled it professionally,’ Subik said. ‘She gave them an option for them to achieve their goal with another person in her office, and they were certainly free to do that. If they make an appointment, the deputy clerk will handle it expeditiously and very professionally.’Toften tagged New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in his Facebook post — and Cuomo responded in a big way.Will Cuomo officiate their wedding?On Twitter, Cuomo described the situation as ‘an unconscionable act of discrimination’.Cuomo’s tweet | Photo: Twitter @andrewcuomoHe also congratulated the couple on their future marriage, but that’s not all he did.According to various reports, Cuomo opened an investigation into what happened and why the couple was denied. He also made a pretty big offer. Gay man denied marriage license by Kim Davis loses bid to unseat herLet Hawaii Happen – A Surprise LGBT Wedding videoKentucky Governor backs anti-LGBT company who refused to print pride t-shirtsRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-couple-new-york-denied-marriage-license/last_img read more

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Federal police seize drugs counterfeit money at Cancun airport

first_imgCancun, Q.R. — Federal police at the Cancun airport seized nearly 25,000 peso in fake bills along with drugs they found in packages bound for Cancun this week.In a routine review of incoming packages, federal police found the counterfeit money in a FedEx Express package. When opened, they found 66 500-peso bills along with smaller denominations that totaled 24,600 peso in fake money.The money was determined fake after being passed under black light.http://quintopoderqrp.com/2018/10/12/detectan-mas-de-20-mil-pesos-en-billetes-falsos-en-el-aeropuerto-de-cancun/Photo: Policía Federal MxEarlier this week, federal police, with the aid of their narcotics dogs, also seized a DHL package that contained one kilo of marijuana. The package was labeled with the full name of the person for pick up.Police also found an Estafeta package that held two kilos of methamphetamine. It had arrived from Culiacán. That package was bound for a private home in the Cantabria subdivision of SM 97 in Cancun.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Debian 97 released with fix for RCE flaw

first_imgOn 23rd January, Debian announced the release of Debian 9.7 which is the seventh update of the stable distribution of Debian 9. This comes right after a remote code execution vulnerability was discovered in the APT high-level package manager used by Debian, Ubuntu, and other related Linux distributions that allows an attacker to perform a man-in-the-middle attack. This Debian includes a security update for the APT vulnerability. The Debian GNU/ Linux 9.7 (codename “Stretch”) release contains a new version of the APT package manager that’s no longer vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. The team states that there is no need to download new ISO images to update existing installations, however, the Debian Project will release live and install-only ISO images for all supported architectures of the Debian GNU/Linux 9.7 “Stretch”. This will be available for download in a few days. Head over to Debian’s official website for more information on this announcement. Read Next Kali Linux 2018 for testing and maintaining Windows security – Wolf Halton and Bo Weaver [Interview] Black Hat hackers used IPMI cards to launch JungleSec Ransomware, affects most of the Linux servers Homebrew 1.9.0 released with periodic brew cleanup, beta support for Linux, Windows and much more!last_img read more

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American Samoa questions gay marriage validity in territory

first_img Top Stories Christian churches with conservative social views dominate in American Samoa, home to about 50,000, and the government’s motto is “Samoa, Let God Be First.” Yet the territory has a tradition of embracing faafafine — males who are raised as females and take on feminine traits.There are many faafafine who aren’t supportive of gay marriage out of “respect for our Samoan culture and religious beliefs,” said well-known faafafine Princess Auvaa.The lack of marriage license applications by same-sex couples shouldn’t be taken to mean no one in American Samoa desires gay marriage, said Villazor, the professor.“I would think there are cultural barriers to begin with. The AG might present some other legal and social barriers, too,” she said.For gay marriage to be recognized in American Samoa, there needs to be a voluntary decision or litigation, said Chimene Keitner, an expert on territorial status issues at University of California, Hastings College of the Law.Litigation would require “plaintiffs who have been denied the right to marry and are willing to take a public position on that and challenge their inability to marry,” she said. Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Mesa family survives lightning strike to home In this Jan. 10, 2015 photo, American Samoa Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo Ale poses for a photo during an event honoring teachers in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Ale is reviewing the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same sex marriage, making American Samoa the only territory that has yet to voluntarily comply with marriage equality law. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele). PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa is the only U.S. territory to hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage.As the Pacific island’s attorney general reviews the decision, legal observers and gay rights advocates are saying it should go into effect immediately.“It should be unquestioned,” said Rose Cuison Villazor, a professor at University of California, Davis’ law school and an expert on territorial law. “The Supreme Court’s decision was pretty strong.” But American Samoa Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo Ale hasn’t been ready to take that step.“We’re still reviewing the decision to determine its applicability to American Samoa, and I have no specific comments at this time,” he said.Asked if same-sex marriage is legal in the territory, Ale said, “I don’t know. We’re reviewing the law.”U.S. territories have some self-governance rights. The right to marry, however, isn’t a question of self-governance, said Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, staff attorney for national gay rights group Lambda Legal.“This is a question of individual right, individual liberty,” he said.Other U.S. territories have voluntarily complied with the Supreme Court decision.In Puerto Rico, Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed an executive order soon after the ruling. U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp has signed a similar executive order. In Guam, there is no effort to ignore or challenge the ruling, said territorial legislative Vice Speaker Benjamin F. Cruz, who is gay. The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is also supporting the decision.As of Thursday, no one has applied for a same-sex marriage license in American Samoa, according to the island’s Office of Vital Statistics. Parents, stop beating yourself up Natural spring cleaning tips and tricks for your home 0 Comments   Share   New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Sponsored Stories Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Plaintiffs could also be those who were married elsewhere and want the marriage recognized in American Samoa, she said.Auvaa said she wants gay marriage to be legal in American Samoa. If it’s determined that it is, she said, “I would be the first person to apply for a marriage license — if I had a boyfriend who would agree to marriage.”___Kelleher reported from Honolulu. Grace Garces Bordallo in Guam and AP National Writer David Crary contributed to this report.___Follow Kelleher at http://www.twitter.com/JenHapa .Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to helplast_img read more

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