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Organisation May 18, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two Iraqi journalists employed by US network kidnapped and killed News Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” IraqMiddle East – North Africa Reporters Without Borders condemns the abduction and murder of two Iraqi employees of the US television network ABC, cameraman Alaa Uldeen Aziz and soundman Saif Laith Yousuf. “Iraqi journalists are never as vulnerable as when they are returning home at the end of the day without any protection,” the organisation says. Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan to go further December 28, 2020 Find out more The bodies of two Iraqi journalists employed by the US television network ABC, cameraman Alaa Uldeen Aziz and soundman Saif Laith Yousuf, were found today in Baghdad’s Yarmouk hospital. They had been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen as they were going home after work yesterday.“In Iraq, armed groups murder journalists for no other reason than to prevent the circulation of news and information,” the press freedom organisation said. “These attacks take place in broad daylight with people looking on. Despite being careful whenever they go into the field, Iraqi journalists are never as vulnerable as when they are returning home at the end of the day without any protection.”Aziz, 33, and his brother-in-law, Yousuf, 26, were just a few metres from the complex where they lived in the east Baghdad neighbourhood of Al-Baia’a when their car was blocked by two vehicles carrying gunmen, who drove away with them.They had been working for ABC for many months. “They are really our eyes and ears in Iraq,” ABC Baghdad correspondent Terry McCarthy said, speaking of the network’s Iraqi employees. “Many places in Baghdad are just too dangerous for foreigners to go now, so we have Iraqi camera crews who very bravely go out. Without them, we are blind, we cannot see what’s going on.”At least 176 journalists and media assistants have been killed in Iraq since the start of the US-led invasion in March 2003. Two others are missing and 12 are being held hostage. Receive email alerts RSF_en Help by sharing this information IraqMiddle East – North Africa News News RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” News Follow the news on Iraq December 16, 2020 Find out more February 15, 2021 Find out more
It’s emerged that nine children from the Urris area of Inishowen who already go to Carndonagh Community School will be allowed avail of the school transport scheme for another year. However, five others due to start secondary school next month will not be allowed do so.Controversy developed when it emerged that updated school transport route maps showed that Buncrana was closer to Urris than Carndonagh when using the Mamore Gap, even though locals say it’s not a suitable route for school buses.Speaking to Greg Hughes on the Shaun Doherty Show today, Parents’ Representative Brian Harkin said their fight will go on, and this apparent reprieve will create its own problems………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/brianbuslong.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Parents say limited Urris school transport reprieve will create its own problems Facebook WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter By admin – August 5, 2015 Previous articleHuge interest in Heritage Week in Donegal with record number of eventsNext articleCiaran Clarke signs new deal at Villa Park admin Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Homepage BannerNews Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire
This Halloween, Phish paid tribute to the late great David Bowie with a musical costume for the ages, delivering an excellent execution of his seminal album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars. When the band passed out their traditional Phishbills, the album’s iconic cover art was front and center, with fans curiously noticing a prominently placed sign that reads “K. West” almost directly about Bowie/Ziggy’s head. While this isn’t necessarily new information, the distribution of thousands of Phishbills with the album cover on it got fans thinking about the connection between the beloved David Bowie and the controversial Kanye West. That was also fueled by John Mayer’s post, as the guitarist claimed he was planning to see Phish on Halloween and Kanye West the following night.Fans of both Bowie and West have been making this “K. West” connection since Kanye emerged as a powerhouse of pop music and culture in the 2000s. It turns out that the connection is a lot deeper than meets the eye (if you’re willing to go down the proverbial rabbit hole with us).When Ziggy Stardust was first released, fans had all sorts of theories as to what “K. West” stood for. Bowie told Rolling Stone in a 1993 interview that “People read so much into it, they thought K. West must be some sort of code for ‘quest.’ It took on all these sort of mystical overtones.” It turns out that “K. West” was the name of a furrier that has long-since closed, located at 23 Heddon St. in London. Upon Kanye’s ascendence (love him or hate him) to the top of the mountain of pop culture, fans started to put some pieces together.When David Bowie died in January, an old conspiracy theory from 2007 re-surfaced that linked the two artists together. The theory claimed that, while Bowie had predicted the rise of Kanye West via the Ziggy Stardust album cover, several of the album’s songs also referenced the rise of the mercurial hip hop superstar with eerie accuracy. In this hypothetical scenario, Bowie himself is Ziggy Stardust and Kanye West the album’s famous Starman. Starman takes over Ziggy’s mantel after his meteoric plummet from grace at the end of the record. On Ziggy‘s first track, “Five Years”, the end of the world is proclaimed, barring the arrival of the previously mentioned Starman to save humanity. Exactly five years and two days after the release of Ziggy Stardust, Kanye West was born in Atlanta, Georgia.On David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, released just two days before his death, he pronounces the arrival of a “Black Star” replacing the leader of a group after his death.“Something happened on the day he died / Spirit rose a meter and stepped aside/ Somebody else took his place, and bravely cried/ ‘I’m a blackstar, I’m a blackstar!’”The third track from Blackstar, “Lazarus”, is named after the biblical character that Jesus Christ himself resurrects. On Kanye’s album Yeezus, his third track is titled “I Am A God”. Also, Kanye has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone dressed in Jesus garb. On Blackstar, the Blackstar’s first words on the album have him proclaiming that he isn’t a “gangstar”, which aligns with Kanye’s position as the ultimate alternative to gangsta rap, which was popular in the mainstream until his soulful, introspective, socially conscious style took over the genre.While all of these connections could be mere happenstance, it’s no question that West is heavily influenced by Bowie. Two hours after Bowie’s death, West was one of the first artists to speak out about the unique and creative superstar, announcing his love and inspiration that he drew from Bowie’s impressive body of work.David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 11, 2016So, is Kanye Ziggy‘s Starman? Did David Bowie predict Kanye West as the next great and iconic musical superstar? Probably not. But the parallels between the two make for an interesting comparison. Kanye seems to currently be trapped in a Ziggy-like obsession with fame, rock ‘n’ roll, and the search for power. If you look back at Kanye’s first album, and consider where he is now, he seems to have become lost in a character that he created for himself in the public eye. What started out as a humble career based on unique production and hard work is now a celebrity behemoth that incorporates fame, money, power, and delusions of grandeur, all while pushing music as an art form into new and unexpected places…These are also the general themes of The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars.So what do you think? Did David Bowie predict Kanye five years before he was even born? Is David Bowie the John The Baptist to Kanye’s Jesus Christ? Is Kanye West the Starman…or is he just an overblown idiot that’s a star? We’ll let you be the judge!
Lorna Daniells, a prominent research librarian who worked at Harvard Business School’s Baker Library from 1946 until her retirement in 1985, died on June 11 in Bloomfield, Conn., at the age of 94. During her nearly 40 years at HBS, she served as chair of the library’s reference department from 1970 to 1974, head of the department from 1974 to 1979, and as bibliographer from 1979 to 1985.According to Stephen A. Greyser, the School’s Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, “Lorna was a rare combination — very knowledgeable about all facets of her work and very supportive in all her interactions with faculty, always providing service with a smile and often guiding researchers in directions they may not have considered before meeting with her. She represented the best tradition of a world-class research library known for assisting people from Harvard Business School, Harvard University, and around the world in the pursuit and development of knowledge and ideas. She not only sustained that reputation but enhanced it.”In 1978, Daniells published a book titled “Business Information Sources,” which for many years was the leading comprehensive financial information source guide for universities and business leaders across the countryFuneral arrangements were private. Contributions in Daniells’s memory can be made to the Seabury Charitable Foundation, 200 Seabury Drive, Bloomfield, CT 06002.To read the full obituary, visit the HBS website.
May 18, 2009Japan reports spike in novel H1N1 casesHealth officials voiced concern over a surge in novel H1N1 influenza cases in Japan, particularly among young people, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported today. Case numbers rose from 4 to 129 over the weekend, leading to more than 2,000 school closures. Many of the new cases are reported from Kobe and Osaka, where officials believe the virus spread during a high school volleyball tournament. Community spread in a region outside of North America could trigger a rise in the world’s pandemic alert level.Global cases rise, six countries report first casesThe global number of novel H1N1 cases pushed to 8,829 in 40 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today. The count includes 3,103 cases and 68 deaths in Mexico, 4,714 cases and 4 deaths in the United States (as of May 15), 496 cases and 1 death in Canada, and 9 cases and 1 death in Costa Rica. Countries reporting their first cases over the past few days include Ecuador, Peru, India, Malaysia, Turkey, and Australia.[WHO update 32]New York death boosts US fatalities to 6An assistant principal at a New York City school shuttered by with a high rate of novel H1N1 infections died last night, raising the number of US deaths from the disease to six, the New York Daily News reported today. The 55-year-old man died 6 days after he became ill. His family said his only underlying condition was gout. The man reportedly received an experimental modality using ultraviolet rays to decrease pathogens in the blood. Other outlets reported he was also treated with ribivirin.[May 18 Daily News report]US cases pass 5,000The number of US confirmed and probable novel H1N1 cases grew to 5,123, of which 5 were fatal, from 48 states and the District of Columbia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today. The total includes the first reported cases from Mississippi. The only states with no confirmed cases are Alaska, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Yesterday’s death of a New York man from the new virus is not yet included in the CDC’s total.[Current CDC numbers]CDC reports unusual trends involving young patientsAt today’s CDC press briefing, Anne Schuchat, MD, from the science and public health program, said some unusual patterns are emerging with the novel H1N1 virus in young people. Officials have already noted that the new virus has disproportionately affected younger people, she said. However, she specified that hospitalizations are primarily occurring in those 5 to 24 years old. Also, Schuchat said the number of school closures this late in the season in diverse parts of the country is also unusual.[May 18 CDC briefing transcript]Virus-like particles show promise for use in flu vaccinesVirus-like particles—noninfectious viral “shells”—produce a robust immune response against flu and could be used in a vaccine, Ted Ross, PhD of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Vaccine Research said today at the American Society for Microbiology’s general meeting. Ross and colleagues have used VLPs made from H5N1 avian flu and the reconstituted 1918 pandemic flu virus in early clinical trials. The particles can be produced faster than traditional vaccines, Ross said in an interview.No evidence of a second novel H1N1 strainIn response to a reporter’s question at a CDC press briefing on May 15, a CDC official said the agency was investigating reports that another novel H1N1 virus had been identified in Mexico. Later that evening, Nancy Cox, MD, head of the CDC’s influenza division, told Science Insider blog that the report was rumored and may be a misinterpretation of lab data by someone without lab training. Mexican lab officials told the blog there was no evidence of a second novel H1N1 virus, though seasonal strains were predominant in some parts of the country.[May 15 Science Insider blog post]
Advertisement Mesut Ozil has taken a swipe at former Arsenal manager Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette have aimed digs at former manager Unai Emery by insisting Arsenal are ‘happier’ and ‘tactically better’ under his successor Mikel Arteta.Former PSG and Sevilla boss Emery joined the Gunners in May 2018 but the Spaniard was sacked after just one-and-a-half seasons in the Premier League.Before his axing, Arsenal had not won in seven matches and suffered their worst run without a victory since 1992.The Gunners have only won three matches under former Arsenal midfielder Arteta but Ozil and Lacazette believe the team have united since Pep Guardiola’s former assistant took over.ADVERTISEMENTOzil, talking at Arsenal’s Dubai warm-weather training camp, said: ‘As a team, we are much happier and everyone wants to give everything for this club.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Especially tactically we improve a lot and I hope in the future we will be more successful.’Lacazette added: ‘We are more together now.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘The way we think as well on the pitch and outside the pitch. Tactically we are better and we’re going to see a big improvement in the next few weeks.’Club captain Hector Bellerin has also outlined the ‘big changes’ at Arsenal since Arteta returned to the Emirates.The defender said: ‘It’s very early doors in time. [Mikel] has a new philosophy and the way he has implemented it in the last few games that we’ve played, there’s been a big change. Mikel Arteta took over from Emery in December (Pictures: Getty)‘I think sometimes we need to be a bit more efficient in front of goal [but] that’s also something that comes with confidence, when you see that you’re playing better and controlling games better, the goals are something that’s going to come.‘I’m sure you’re going to see that very quickly. For us, the promise is that we’re trying to get better every single day.‘When a different coach comes, there are different things that you’re being asked to do.’MORE: Unai Emery slams Arsenal players: ‘Some did not have a good attitude’MORE: Juventus preparing to sell Aaron Ramsey just year after Arsenal transfer Comment Advertisement Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette take swipes at Unai Emery and back Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta Metro Sport ReporterMonday 10 Feb 2020 10:20 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares
Arsenal have been touted as a possible destination for Sterling were he to move. However, ahead of Wednesday night’s game against Sunderland, Gunners boss Wenger was keen to play down any agenda which could deflect focus from securing third place in the Barclays Premier League and the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 30. “At the moment we are not in a transfer mode. We want to finish our season well,” said Wenger. “We have put massive effort in since the start of the season to come back into a potentially good position in the Premier League, and now we need to focus on finishing well. We have put so much effort in that it would be stupid not to finish the job well. “The transfer period comes after the FA Cup final.” Pressed whether Arsenal would put in a bid for Sterling once the season was over, Wenger replied: “In the summer we will bid for people, (but) at the moment we are not in transfer mode at all. “You absolutely want me to say something that I don’t want to say. “I don’t like to lie. If I say that I will and I don’t do it, then I have lied.” Press Association Liverpool have always maintained they want to keep Sterling, having seen star man Luis Suarez eventually leave for Barcelona last summer after rebuffing a £40million-plus-£1 bid from Arsenal ahead of the 2013/2014 campaign. Wenger said: “They have the right to decide what they want but at the end of the day, in our jobs you need the agreement of the player as well.” Manchester City midfielder James Milner is another player said to be on Wenger’s radar, with the England international set to be a free agent in the summer. However, the Arsenal boss gave little indication he was ready to make a move for the experienced 29-year-old. “We have a big squad at the moment and we do not need a number of players,” said Wenger. “(Transfers) or contract talks at the moment are not in my mind at all. “What I want is to finish well the season, and after I will make my decisions.” Arsenal responded from last week’s disappointing home defeat to Swansea to earn a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday, keeping them two points ahead of Manchester United, and they can secure third place by beating Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium. “We would like to finish first, but that is mathematically impossible so we need to finish as well as we can,” said Wenger, who will check on the fitness of Laurent Koscielny following the defender’s bout of flu. “We have the possibility of taking six points, but it will not be enough (for second place) if Manchester City win their last game against Southampton. “How much chance do we have? I don’t know. The only chance we have is to win our games.” Sunderland are battling at the other end of the table, with the goalless draw against Leicester edging Dick Advocaat’s side closer to staying up. “Sunderland are in search of a point to be safe, so I expect them to be well organised defensively and to be sound at the back, and to try to use all the counter-attacks they can, all the set-pieces they have, to score goals,” said Wenger. “We have to put a high rhythm into this game and play with a high level of energy to win the game.” Arsenal will again be without forward Danny Welbeck (knee) and midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring). Both players face a race against time to be fit for the FA Cup final against Aston Villa. “They all have to get fit very quickly now because there is not a long way to go (to the cup final),” Wenger said. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger refused to be drawn on the latest transfer speculation surrounding Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling – and insisted it would be “stupid” to allow anything to disrupt their end to the season. Reports have emerged the 20-year-old England forward wants to leave Anfield this summer, rejecting the offer of a contract extension said to be worth around £100,000-a-week. Sterling’s agent on Tuesday moved to distance his client from the unsettling speculation, stating there was a meeting scheduled with Liverpool later this week and “we will take proceedings from there.”
A calming presence loomed around Kobe Bryant as he walked around the Lakers’ practice court, filming endless promotional spots and answering endless questions amid a swarm of people commanding his attention and time.But as the Lakers’ 2014-15 season officially started with the team’s media day on Monday at the team’s practice facility in El Segundo, the pleasant and smiling exterior masked Bryant’s conflicted emotions. Bryant remains only a season removed from when he played only six games because of injuries to his left Achilles tendon and left knee, a stretch that coincided with the Lakers finishing with their worst record in L.A. franchise history. “It’s a mixture of excitement, it’s a mixture of a little nervousness, it’s a mixture of rage,” Bryant said. “I’m trying to see if I can prove to myself that I can be myself. All those words and the doubts adds fuel to that.”Yet, the Lakers maintain optimism about Bryant. Beyond Bryant’s five NBA titles and extensive resume toward overcoming injuries, the Lakers also sound encouraged after seeing Bryant play in a five-on-five scrimmage last week at the team’s practice facility. Said Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle: “It looks like he hasn’t lost a step.” So much that Lakers coach Byron Scott gushed about Bryant’s shooting accuracy, post-up moves, rebounding and passing. Scott gushed about Bryant’s explosiveness even if he did not dunk. Scott also maintained Bryant’s “far from retiring.”Bryant will likely sit out of the Lakers’ four scheduled two-a-day sessions. But Scott provided little clarity on how many minutes Bryant will play after averaging 38 minutes the previous two seasons prior to his Achilles injury in April 2013. Still, Scott offered a bold prediction on how Bryant will play. “I expect him to play 82 games and to play well,” Scott said. “He’s a guy who’s still going to average 23-24 points per game. The biggest thing is for him to stay healthy and keeping his minutes to a minimum where he can play those 82 games.”Bryant downplayed his likely minute restriction, saying, “I don’t see it being much of an issue.” Bryant also hardly flinched on Scott’s optimistic assessment on his upcoming play. “It doesn’t matter,” Bryant said. “Offensively we’re going to be fine no matter what. It’s defense and rebounding that we need to focus on. I’m looking forward toward seeing how I move my feet defensively, staying in front of guys and chasing guys off of picks.” Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Lakers need plenty of help, finishing last season at the bottom of the league in nearly every defensive statistical category. “Our primary focus is to be great defensively,” Bryant said. “Offensively, I can always dictate what I’m going to do. Defensively it’s reacting to things. That’s a challenge that I really haven’t had to deal with this summer yet, so I’m looking forward toward seeing how I do.”Bryant sounded more sentimental about 40-year-old New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter recently playing his last game at Yankee Stadium with a game-winning single. Said Bryant: “The most touching moment for me was watching him walk off the field, walk through the tunnel and head back to the locker room.”Bryant sounded eager toward writing his own comeback story.“The size of the challenge that’s ahead of me has forced me to focus in more than I ever have,” said Bryant, who reportedly losing 10-12 pounds this summer. “It’s nutrition, training and everything. To play at this age with all the injuries, you have to have that focus.”
Williamson and Barrett led Duke to a 32-6 record and an appearance in the Elite Eight, where they fell to Michigan State. The pair combined to average 45.2 points per game.Zion as The Rock? RJ as Statham?Time to go behind the scenes with @HobbsAndShaw for Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett’s first commercial ever. pic.twitter.com/b7fogJ37dF— ESPN (@espn) June 15, 2019“We are just happy for each other,” Williamson said about Barrett in March (via The State). “When one of us gets a fast break, the other is behind them saying show me something. We always boost each other up. Related News Knicks free agency rumors: New York could pursue forward Julius Randle NBA trade rumors: Pelicans ‘monitoring’ potential deal for Wizards star Bradley Beal Source: The Atlanta Hawks have been aggressive exploring trades packaging the No. 8 and 10 picks to move up in the draft. Their offer to the Knicks for the No. 3 pick was apparently rebuffed. The Pelicans are considering the possibility of trading the No. 4 pick for 8+10.— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) June 18, 2019New Orleans has been linked to a potential deal for Wizards star Bradley Beal, as well.New Orleans finished 2018-19 with a 33-49 record and missed the playoffs for the third time in four seasons. NBA Draft 2019: Here’s how Zion Williamson will fit with the Pelicans The Pelicans could be looking to draft a pair of former Duke stars.New Orleans has “had internal talks about moving up to the second pick to take Memphis’ selection and draft RJ Barrett,” according to a report from the New York Post, which cites an unidentified league source. The Pelicans also hold the No. 1 pick and are widely expected to select Barrett’s friend and 2018-19 Blue Devils teammate, Zion Williamson. “We like to celebrate for each other, so whenever one of us gets it done, you’ll probably see the other one in the background jumping just as high as him.”The Pelicans reportedly agreed to one of the biggest trades in NBA history last weekend when they sent star Anthony Davis to the Lakers in exchange for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart and three first-round picks, including the No. 4 selection in 2019.They could flip that pick in order to move up for Barrett and they’re also considering moving back, according to a report from ESPN.