Hefford Hitchcock and Kingston named to Order of Hockey in Canada

first_imgEDMONTON — Women’s hockey star Jayna Hefford and head coaches Ken Hitchcock and George Kingston have been named to the Order of Hockey in Canada.#NEWS | George Kingston, Jayna Hefford and Ken Hitchcock named to Order of Hockey in Canada. The Class of 2019 will be honoured at the Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf fundraiser in Edmonton this June.LEARN MORE: https://t.co/OW7NGJwYTi pic.twitter.com/cYFNDUeJOb— Hockey Canada (@HockeyCanada) January 30, 2019Hefford, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, was a key part of Canada’s women’s team from 1997 to 2014. The native of Kingston, Ont., remains the team’s second-highest scorer with 291 points (157 goals, 134 assists) over her 267-game career.Hefford helped Canada to four Olympic gold medals and seven world titles over her international career. She is currently serving as commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League after a stellar career at the club level.Hitchcock was an assistant coach on Canada’s men’s national team for three Olympic gold medals, and was also an assistant for the junior team that won gold in 1998. He also won a World Cup title in 2004, and served as head coach at a pair of world championships, in 2008 and 2011.He guided the Dallas Stars to a Stanley Cup title in 1999 and currently serves as the head coach of his hometown Edmonton Oilers. He earned the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s top coach in 2011-12, and was twice named WHL coach of the year twice during his time with the Kamloops Blazers.Kingston, from Biggar, Sask., led the University of Calgary to six Canada West championships before making the move to the international level. Hew as an assistant coach with Canada at the 1983 world championship and 1984 Olympics.He was chairman of the 1988 Olympic tournament in Calgary before building Canada’s silver medal-winning entry at the 1994 Games as general manager.The first-ever head coach of the San Jose Sharks, Kingston also made NHL stops as an assistant with Calgary, Minnesota, Atlanta and Florida.The Order was started by Hockey Canada in 2012 to honour individuals for their contributions to the growth and development of hockey in Canada.Past honourees are: Mike Babcock (2018); Jean Beliveau (2012); Scotty Bowman (2017); David Branch (2016); Cassie Campbell-Pascall (2012); Clare Drake (2014); Danielle Goyette (2018); Jim Gregory (2015); Wayne Gretzky (2012); Geraldine Heaney (2016); Paul Henderson (2013); Gordie Howe (2012); Dave King (2013); Mario Lemieux (2016); Mark Messier (2013); Bob Nicholson (2016); Pat Quinn (2015); Gordon Renwick (2012); France St-Louis (2014); Serge Savard (2015); Ryan Smyth (2018); and Steve Yzerman (2014).last_img read more

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NASCARs Ryan Newman Helps Veterans Rejoin The Workforce

first_imgTo celebrate this Independence Day, Oral-B and NASCAR driver #39 Ryan Newman are excited to announce that they are teaming up with Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, to help veterans reintegrate into the civilian workforce.Video: Oral-B + NASCAR driver Ryan Newman – Built in the USAThis commitment is part of Oral-B’s Built in the USA campaign, which celebrates the brand’s commitment to the American workforce and American-built products, including its Pro-Health All-in-One manual toothbrush, which is built in Iowa City, Iowa.In recent data, the U.S. Department of Labor shows that 9.9 percent of post-9/11 veterans are unemployed, which is well above the national unemployment average of 7.6 percent, so Oral-B is pledging $100,000 to Hope For The Warriors to assist U.S. service members’ reintegration into the workforce. Through specially-designed programs, the organization helps veterans develop professional skills and enhance their ability to navigate the transition into the civilian sector, including new careers, business ownership and advanced educational opportunities.“We are grateful to work closely with Oral-B and Ryan Newman to help address this critical area of need with U.S. Veterans,” said Robin Kelleher, President and CEO of Hope For The Warriors. “Together we will make a difference, as we are dedicated to restoring a sense of self and hope for service members and military families.”This weekend, Newman will participate in a Hope For The Warriors partnership celebration at the Oral-B Built in the USA Stage in Daytona, Fla., prior to the Coke Zero 400 race. This is part of Oral-B’s Built in the USA tour, which includes visiting race cities with Newman during key American holidays this year.“I am thrilled to join Oral-B in its commitment to supporting the American workforce and partner with a brand that values the excellence of American engineering,” said Newman. “The best part is that the Oral-B manual toothbrush I use every day – the Pro-Health All-in-One – is built in Iowa City, Iowa. When you buy American-built products, it represents people; you are giving them a job and there’s a lot of pride in that.”Oral-B’s Iowa City plant is the largest toothbrush plant in the world and currently employs nearly 500 people, including U.S. Veterans. “At Oral-B, we want to celebrate the fact that we are building products right here in the U.S.,” said Rishi Dhingra, P&G North America Marketing Director. “Furthermore, we want our consumers to know that when you buy an Oral-B manual toothbrush, you’re using a brand that supports veterans in the workplace.”Source:BusinessWire.comlast_img read more

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Nepal UN human rights official urges arrests of killers of 15yearold girl

Maina Sunuwar was killed in the Birendra Peace Operations in central Nepal on 17 February 2004.In September 2007, Nepal’s Supreme Court ordered that the case be investigated, and the following year, criminal charges were filed and arrest warrants issued but never executed.For the past six years, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) “has been just one voice among many calling for justice in the case of Maina Sunuwar,” said the body’s Representative, Richard Bennett.Last September, the District Court ordered the Nepalese Army to submit statements by witnesses it had gathered and to suspend Major Niranjan Basnet. It failed to comply with the order, deploying him to the UN peacekeeping mission in Chad and the Central African Republic, known as MINURCAT. Major Basnet was repatriated in December and reportedly taken into custody by the Army despite the Government’s request that he be turned over to the police.Meanwhile, the other suspects remain at large, with the case becoming a rallying point for victims of both parties to the conflict and for others calling for accountability for human rights violations.A decade-long civil war, pitting the Government against Maoists and claiming some 13,000 lives, ended when a peace accord was reached in 2006.“The Supreme Court and the Kavre District Court have both issued rulings. The Office of the Attorney General has filed charges,” Mr. Bennett pointed out, adding that the Nepal Police, Home Ministry, National Human Rights Commission and top human rights defenders have called for the suspects to be tried.“The Army’s non-cooperation with a court order threatens to undermine the independence of the judiciary and sets a negative precedent for all human rights cases,” including those involving groups such as the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) where court orders are being defied, he emphasized. 17 February 2010On the sixth anniversary of the torture and killing of a 15-year-old girl by armed forces in Nepal, the top United Nations human rights official in the Asian nation today called on the Government to demonstrate its commitment to end impunity by arresting the four suspects believed to have carried out the crime. read more

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Experts at UN to look at evolving role of microfinance in reducing

Since its launch on 18 November last year, “the International Year of Microcredit has given us an opportunity to harness enormous momentum and the potential of microfinance, channelling it to an ambitious and innovative work plan that will contribute to the Millennium Development Goals,” one of the symposium’s keynote speakers, Christina Barrineau of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), said in an interview with the UN News Service today.Before joining the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), Ms. Barrineau – the chief technical adviser for the international year – established a global network for innovation in microfinance, linking major and small banks, along with a Thai Government savings bank and a Kenyan building society.Other keynote speakers at the event presented by the Financial Women’s Association (FWA) include investment banker Elizabeth Littlefield, now a Director of the World Bank and the chief executive officer of the Bank’s Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), which builds microfinance systems for the destitute.The Group’s 28 development agency members mandate it to develop and set industry guidelines, provide technical, strategic and policy advice, develop technical manuals and services and deliver training and research, according to the World Bank.The symposium will look at microcredit, microsavings and microinsurance, as well as the role of remittances from abroad. It will answer questions about the barriers to the expansion of microcredit, the role of private capital, whether there is too much microcapital or too little, and how microfinance can reach many more poor people in the next five years.”Microfinance is a win-win situation,” Ms. Barrineau said. “Financial institutions and the private sector have profitable new markets, governments have stable financial sectors and poor people can seize opportunities.”FWA President Kelly Mathieson noted that microfinance started in the philanthropic community and is now capturing real interest in mainstream capital markets. “With the help of the United Nations, we have brought together top experts from banks, private equity funds, microfinance networks and private donor organizations to explain microfinance and how individuals can participate.”Meanwhile, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is planning several events to mark the microcredit year, including an expert group meeting and a youth roundtable on “Microcredit/Microfinance and poverty reduction” in June.DESA also will highlight the role of cooperatives in promoting microcredit for poverty reduction on the International Day of Cooperatives on 2 July and will observe the contributions of microcredit on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October. read more

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UN mulling options for temporary space during headquarters renovation

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan yesterday recommended in a report that the General Assembly accept a $1.2 billion loan offer from the host country United States to implement the Capital Master Plan to refurbish the deteriorating 50-year-old building. Mr. Annan also detailed a range of options under consideration to house UN staff during the renovation, now slated to kick off in 2007.The playground in the shadow of the UN building at 42nd Street and First Avenue, known as Robert Moses Park, had long been considered the ideal location for such a move. But Mr. Annan noted that use of the space was now in question because New York State authorities did not pass, as had been expected, legislation that would have allowed that part of the project to go forward. The delay means that a new building on the property could now be ready no sooner than 2010 – three years too late by the current timeline.Speaking at a press briefing, two UN officials confirmed that among the 100 or so locations being considered, only a commercial site in downtown Brooklyn had been found that could accommodate both the required offices and conference space. Another space, with room for offices only, had been found in Manhattan. Neither space was ideal, they said, and the search will continue to find an existing commercial space that can accommodate staff – and particularly conferencing requirements – in Manhattan at the scale required by the UN.The officials said that while the Organization was examining all options, and had even briefly looked at a site in New Jersey, “We are far from identifying a building.” Commuting is a major concern since the majority of UN staff live in Midtown Manhattan, close to the existing building.And then there are the unique physical and logistical constraints that come with New York City itself – parking, traffic, security to name but a few, they said. Moving the operation overseas, as some news outlets have reported, is also an extremely cost-prohibitive and unlikely option, they added.Finding the requisite conference space was proving particularly nettlesome in this regard, because the Assembly’s annual two-week general debate, which draws Heads of State and government from all over the world each fall, can put 2,000 more people in the building at peak meeting times.While saying that “nothing has been ruled out,” – even separating offices from conferencing services, or constructing a “prefab” conference centre – the officials stressed that the ultimate goal is to house all UN facilities in a contiguous space.The officials also said that the option of “progressive refurbishing” had been considered, but the building’s overall ill-repair effectively ruled out any major construction taking place while staff remained on site. read more

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Markets Right Now US stocks edge higher Dow nears 20000

by The Associated Press Posted Dec 27, 2016 7:40 am MDT Last Updated Dec 27, 2016 at 2:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher; Dow nears 20,000 NEW YORK, N.Y. – The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):4:00 p.m.Stocks are closing slightly higher in quiet trading on Wall Street, edging the Dow Jones industrial average closer to 20,000.The gains were broad Tuesday, with materials and technology leading the way. Energy stocks also rose as the price of crude oil moved higher. Bond yields rose.The Nasdaq composite closed at another all-time high.Chipmaker Nvidia jumped 7 per cent.The Dow gained 11 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 19,945.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 5 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,268. The Nasdaq composite climbed 24 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 5,487.Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.56 per cent.___11:45 a.m.Stocks are moving slightly higher in quiet trading on Wall Street as traders return from the holiday weekend.The Dow Jones industrial average edged closer to 20,000 points Tuesday.Drugmaker Biogen rose 1.6 per cent after regulators approved the company’s drug to treat a rare genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy.Chipmaker Nvidia jumped 6 per cent.The Dow gained 21 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 19,955.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 6 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,270. The Nasdaq composite climbed 35 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 5,498.Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.57 per cent.___9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening slightly higher in quiet trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holiday weekend.Drugmaker Biogen rose 2 per cent early Tuesday after regulators approved the company’s drug to treat a rare genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy.Materials makers were also rising in early trading. Copper mining company Freeport-McMoRan climbed 2 per cent.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 5 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,269. The Nasdaq composite climbed 16 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5,479.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 32 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 19,964.Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.57 per cent. read more

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Baseball Ohio States hot start propelled by offensive firepower with pitching and

Ohio State Utility player Noah McGowan (4) hits the ball foul during the sixth inning of Ohio State’s 2-1 win against Cal State Northridge in extra innings on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Nick Swisher field in Bill Davis Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Credit: Ebo Amissah-Aggrey | Lantern ReporterThe Ohio State baseball team endured the worst season in program history in 2017.It finished the campaign 22-34, placing 11th in the Big Ten standings and missing the conference tournament completely.The season had begun with some promise, however. In just the sixth game of the year, the Buckeyes handed Oregon State one of just its four regular-season losses. But six losses and just two wins shortly after that game made the big victory an anomaly.The team has had a much different start to this season, however. Ohio State lost both games this time to the top-ranked Beavers, but unlike last season, Ohio State has a 14-6 record with wins against No. 16 Southern Mississippi and Coastal Carolina, which has been ranked this season. The Buckeyes have done it by simply out-hitting all their opponents, consistently for extra bases.The pitching has remained suspect, but the lineup has a different feel to it from a season ago. A lineup that seemed to have promise last season, but ultimately disappointed, looks like it is finally meeting expectations. Last year, junior-college transfers Noah McGowan and Tyler Cowles were counted on to become impact players in the lineup — except both struggled. McGowan hit just .214 with five home runs while Cowles hit only .190 with three home runs despite both starting in more than 30 games.The lineup overall struggled to find much consistency beyond center fielder Tre’ Gantt, who has since been drafted by the Cleveland Indians, and Jalen Washington, who graduated. It lacked that consistency until then-freshmen outfielder Dominic Canzone and infielder Conner Pohl began to hit, finishing first and second respectively with .343 and .325 batting averages.Canzone and Pohl have continued to crush pitchers in 2018, both hitting more than .280 with impressive slash line numbers. The difference has really come from McGowan and Cowles. They have been the team’s offensive leaders, batting .392 and .368, respectively. McGowan in particular has impressed, slashing .392/.474/.696 with five home runs and a team-leading 27 RBIs, tied for 15th in the nation. The lineup also has been bolstered by its depth so far this season. In 2017, only six people hit above .260 and five were below .250. This season, eight players are above .260 and four are below .250 — one of which has just 16 at-bats.As a team, Ohio State is hitting 34 points higher than last season and is on pace to exceed last year’s home run total by 10. Offensively, this team is batting as well as it could to begin the year. The pitching staff — though improved from last season — still leaves a lot to be desired. The team ERA a season ago was 5.32, nearly two runs higher than the 4.04 mark in 2018. Two of the top starters in the team’s rotation have struggled. Junior Ryan Feltner — hailed by many as one of the top MLB draft prospects in the Big Ten — has a 6.26 ERA over 27.1 innings with 30 strikeouts, 11 walks and 34 hits allowed. Being the team’s ace, Feltner has been tasked with facing some of the tougher lineups, including allowing four runs to Oregon State. Redshirt senior Adam Niemeyer has a team-high 6.45 ERA with 22 strikeouts, 10 walks and 32 hits over 22.1 innings.Though those two have struggled, most of the other pitchers have excelled during the season. The bullpen in particular, led by Seth Kinker and Kyle Michalik, have done a strong job holding leads or preventing the score from getting out of hand.Part of the limited struggles the pitching staff has had comes from the result of team defense. It has a .954 fielding percentage overall — last in the Big Ten — with 26 of the 35 errors coming from the infield. The defense might continue to improve as the season moves on and the team has a better sense of the best defensive position for every player. For now, it remains an area that needs significant turnaround.Ohio State began the season expected to finish near the bottom of the Big Ten just as it did last season. Now it has emerged as one of the top teams in the conference. The Buckeyes will be tested when Big Ten season begins on March 30, but the improvements shown through the early part of the campaign suggest this team is significantly better than it was last year. read more

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Hendrik Pekeler signs for TBV Lemgo

One of the member of the Gold German Generation from the last Junior WCh in Greece, line player, Hendrik Pekeler (20) signs three years contract with TBV Lemgo. Lemgo is well known as a “German team” and this transfer was “some-how” expected. Pekeler will come next summer from another Bundesliga team, Bergischer, who is struggling for the place in the Handball Elite.He was also a member of THW Kiel for one season.Pekeler is 203 cm and with 102 kg has good potential for a work in both directions. ← Previous Story Battling GB Women lose out to Austria Next Story → EHF CL (Round 6): Fantastic “Foxes” destroyed Veszprem Arena in “great revenge” Hendrik PekelerTBV Lemgo

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Pharrells publicist says singer had no knowledge of Newry gig

first_imgAll promotions and advertising had been undertaken in good faith and on the basis of negotiations that had taken place up to 25 June 2014. Source: Facebook/BED NewryHowever earlier today, the nightclub announced that the event would not be going ahead “due to external factors outside [their] control”.Pharrell was booked for the venue through Cavan-based booking agency Ask 1, but the club said the booking could not be “fulfilled”.In a post on BED Newry’s Facebook page Ask 1 said that though they acted in “good faith”, due to circumstances beyond their control Pharrell would not be performing at the club on 5 July.Due to external factors outside of our control we have become aware that the event will not be taking place and we can categorically confirm that Pharrell Williams will not be attending the premier venue BED Nightclub on 5 July 2014. A CO DOWN nightclub is investigating after Pharrell Williams said he had “no knowledge” of a highly-publicised gig at the venue.A spokesman for the Happy singer has said he was never booked to perform at BED Nightclub in Newry.A poster for the event, due to take place on 5 July, began doing the rounds on social media earlier this week.In a now-deleted Facebook post, the nightclub acknowledged that the event might be surprising to some:As you can see we have tagged Pharrell’s official Facebook and our artwork has his official logo (I Am Other)! THIS IS 100% LEGITIMATE OR HIS LEGAL TEAM WOULD DEMAND THAT WE REMOVE IT!center_img Source: Suzan/EMPICS EntertainmentIn a statement given to DailyEdge.ie, a spokesman for Pharrell said:Pharrell is not affiliated with this event and he and his team have no knowledge of it; unfortunately it appears to be a fraud.The nightclub has said that all customers who purchased tickets to the event will be refunded in full.DailyEdge.ie attempted to contact Ask 1 for comment, but were referred to their solicitors.Previously: So Pharrell is making an appearance at a nightclub in Newry next week>last_img read more

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Greece to upgrade its F16 fleet with 85 new aircraft from the

first_imgA US inspection team will be visiting Athens soon to finalise the agreement stricken last weekend during a meeting held by Greece’s Government Council of Defense and Foreign Affairs (KYSEA) chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.The board has reportedly approved a new program looking towards the upgrade of upgrading the Hellenic Air Force which will entail the acquisition of 85 F-16 fighter jets estimated to cost more than 1.1 billion euros.“Following the Defence Minister briefing that the US side has initially accepted the reviewed Greek proposal, after taking into account the country’s fiscal engagements for the following years, the Council unanimously approved the upgrading of Greece’s fleet of 85 F-16 fighter jets,” a statement issued by the PM’s office said.Currently, Greece has four types of F-16 fighters, many of which can not exchange tactical field information. The F-16 Viper aircraft will be transferred to the US for upgrades and should return to Greece by 2020 while the remaining 84 fighter jets will be upgraded on Greek soil by US mechanics.The US has accepted the Greek proposal for payment in installments, commencing in 2020.This news comes amidst increasing tension between Turkey and Greece; According to the Greek military, Turkish incursions into Greek airspace rose to 3,317 in 2017 from 1,269 in 2014, while maritime incursions rose to 1,998 from 371 in the same period. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Geek Pick Flir One Pro Is a Hot Thermal Camera

first_imgGeek Pick: Geeni Spot Smart Wi-Fi Plug Is a Superb SocketGeek Pick: Marshall Stanmore II Voice Is a Smart Speaker for AudiophilesGeek Pick: LaCie Mobile Drive Offers Big Beautiful Storage The Flir One connect to your smartphone. It supports iOS and Android but you need to make sure you get the version with the connection you need, whether it’s USB or lightning. The pocket-sized device connects to your phone and works in tandem with its camera and a free app.From there you’re off, now using Flir One Pro to view the world in various shades of blue to red based on how hot things are. You can get details on specific temperatures as well as shift to different visible temperature ranges for more extreme environments. You can take pictures and record video as well.Why do you need to see temperatures as a consumer? Flir cites examples like seeing a cool spot where you suspect there’s an air leak or water damage. And if thermal cameras can help drones contain the fire at Notre Dame they’ll probably come in handy for your own home emergencies.The Flir One Pro stands above even other thermal cameras though thanks to the clarity of its images, a historic weak spot for even the most expensive thermal cameras. The resolution has quadrupled to 160 by 120. And by working with your phone’s own high-res camera, Flir One Pro can match temperatures with more details depictions of objects in the world.For more on the Flir One Pro check out the extensive review on our sister site PCMag.com.More on Geek.com: Geek Pick: Shure MV88+ Is An Excellent, On the Go Microphone KitGeek Pick: Amazon Smart Plug Puts Alexa in Your Walls Not all cameras are for taking the prettiest pictures of what you can see. Sometimes you need to look at stuff light and your eyes can’t detect, like heat. Whether you’re doing home repair or just want to role-play as The Predator, you’ll need a thermal camera. And one of the most powerful and useful thermal cameras you can buy is the Flir One Pro. Stay on targetlast_img read more

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We Now Know the DNA of Guacamole

first_imgStay on target Antoni Porowski, rejoice: Scientists have sequenced the avocado genome.A joint study illuminates the fruit’s ancient origins, and lays the foundation for future improvements to farming.The avocado tree, which bears a berry of the same name, probably originated in South Central Mexico, though its family history remains a bit ambiguous.(The oldest discovery of an avocado pit comes from Coxcatlan Cave some 9,000 to 10,000 years ago.)Green-skinned with a fleshy body, avocados sold in the US are usually of the Hass variety, which look pretty much the same every time you buy one. Move closer to where the fruit originated in Mexico, though, and they can vary quite a bit.And while it may seem silly for scientists to devote their time to picking apart the genetic code of food, this data provides vital reference material for boosting productivity of avocado trees, improving disease resistance, and creating fruit with new tastes and textures.“Our study sets the stage for understanding disease resistance for all avocados,” according to Victor Albert, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Buffalo in New York.Maybe it can also explain why avocados turn brown so quickly.(Actually, a Purdue University professor is already on that: Michael Gribskov recently received a grant to analyze the genes of Colombian crops—including avocados—to improve the varieties, ramp up production, and potentially increase opportunities for export.)The avocado, part of a relatively small group of plants called magnoliids, rose to international popularity in the 20th century. But it has long been a feature of local cuisines in Central and South America.In fact, modern guacamole originated hundreds of years ago, when the Aztecs mashed up avocados to make a sauce called āhuacamolli.The study, published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, uses genomics to investigate the family history of avocado, known to scientists as Persea americana.“We study the genomic past of avocado to design the future of this strategic crop for Mexico,” Luis Herrera-Estrella, a Texas Tech University professor, said in a statement.“The long life cycle of avocado makes breeding programs difficult, so genomic tools will make it possible to create faster and more effective breeding programs for the improvement of this increasingly popular fruit,” he added.More on Geek.com:Man’s Best Friend Now Avocado Industry’s Best Friend10,000-Year-Old ‘Chewing Gum’ Contains Oldest Scandinavian Human DNAScientists Use ‘Half a Mosquito-Worth’ of DNA to Produce Whole Genome DNA From Tooth Solves Shark Bite Mystery, 25 Years Later10,000-Year-Old ‘Chewing Gum’ Contains Oldest Scandinavian Human DNA last_img read more

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Video Seth Rollins says he will be a fighting champion after beating

first_img Videos Articles WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Brock Lesnar Takes WWE Universal Championship Now Playing Up Next Cesaro Facebook Pinterest Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Braun Strowman Still Not Cleared For Match WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Winscenter_img Now Playing Up Next Kurt Angle WhatsApp Twitter Seth Rollins WWE is featuring an interview (above) with new Universal Champion Seth Rollins where he talks about beating Brock Lesnar during the opening of WrestleMania 35.Rollins noted he made his debut at WrestleMania at Metlife Stadium six years ago, opening the show with The Shield and getting to open another WrestleMania.Rollins was also asked about calling out Brock Lesnar in recent months and what his plans were now that he was the Universal Champion.“My plan is to do what I said I was going to do when I told the world I was going to beat Brock Lesnar and that’s to go out every single week and be the champion the WWE Universe deserves. And if that means defending the title every week, if that means defending it on every live event, every Pay Per View, it doesn’t matter. I’m going to be there. All challengers are welcome. I’m going to be a fighting champion.”Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipSeth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate OccasionsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:04Loaded: 100.00%0:04Remaining Time -0:26 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Google+ WrestleMania 36 Will Be In Tampa Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasionslast_img read more

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Yakima bid to keep Bears faces skepticism

first_imgYakima Bears co-owner and General Manager K.L. Wombacher said last week that any attempt by Yakima officials to try and keep the team won’t change owners’ desires to move it to Vancouver.The owners are expected to submit a proposal to Clark County commissioners this week. One condition of bringing the team to Vancouver would be that commissioners approve a 5 percent entertainment tax and sign off on bonds to build a 3,500-seat stadium at Clark College.The short-season Class A Bears would play 38 games a summer.The $23 million multi-use facility would be used by Clark College baseball, softball and soccer teams and be available for community use as well.Wombacher said when the Portland Beavers left the area, it opened up the metro market as the largest in the country without any type of professional baseball team.In Yakima, the Bears average approximately 1,900 people a game and have the lowest attendance in the Northwest League.YAKIMA — A ninth-inning rally to keep the Yakima Bears from moving to Vancouver may suffer the same fate as a proposed regional aquatic center two years ago.Last week, the Yakima City Council voted to talk to Selah and Union Gap about teaming up to build a new stadium for the Bears. The minor league baseball team recently announced a tentative deal with Clark County, contingent on construction there of a new 3,500-seat, $23 million ballpark and county commissioner approval.last_img read more

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US Coast Guard saves employee on cruise ship in the Bahamas

first_img(WSVN) – A worker on a cruise ship was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard 200 miles off Nassau in the Bahamas.Coast Guard service members airlifted the 43-year-old worker from the cruise ship after something had lodged in the man’s throat.The worker was transported to a hospital in Nassau for treatment.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

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Driver smashes into Miami house while avoiding car crash

first_imgThe house sustained extensive damage. The impact left a hole right through a concrete wall.Joseph said he wishes he had some other alternative, but he’s thankful no one was in the home at the time.“I couldn’t stop. It was just like, ‘There it goes. That’s it,’” he said.It remains unclear as to whether or not anyone will be ticketed in connection to the crash.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI (WSVN) – A Miami driver was left shaken but unhurt after his emergency maneuvering to avoid a car crash put him on a collision course with a house.Judeson Joseph said a car cut him off at the intersection of Northwest 10th Avenue and 29th Street, at around 6:30 a.m., SaturdayThe driver said he did what he could to avoid hitting that vehicle.“There was like three cars at the intersection, on 10th, and there was really no way for me to make anything happen but to end up right here,” said Joseph.City of Miami Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene shortly after.The motorist was not hurt, but his silver Dodge SUV and the house are another story.“Pretty much the engine is gone, smoke, that’s it,” he said. last_img read more

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Mercedes brings limitedrun AMG GT R Roadster to the Geneva Motor Show

first_img 1 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster is a 577-hp, limited-run ragtop 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better See All 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value Apr 17 • The 2020 Jaguar XE gets its first major visual refresh Share your voice 29 Photos • Mar 8 • VW is still ‘100 percent’ investigating a pickup truck for the US reading • Mercedes brings limited-run AMG GT R Roadster to the Geneva Motor Show Tagscenter_img Mar 7 • New Peugeot 208 debuts i-Cockpit with 3D HUD Combo dashboard Comment Geneva Motor Show 2019 Mar 7 • The Ferrari F8 Tributo is the last of the nonhybrid V8s The Mercedes-AMG GT R is a stunner of a sports coupe — tactile and fast, and endlessly enjoyable to drive. The only way to make it better? With the wind in your hair. Enter the AMG GT R Roadster.Debuting at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster packs the same potent punch as its hardtop sibling. That means there’s a twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8 under the hood, with 577 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. Mercedes-Benz says the GT R Roadster will be able to hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds. Top speed? 197 mph.Enlarge ImageThis 4.0-liter V8 puts out a marvelous 577 horsepower. Mercedes-Benz Performance-wise, the AMG GT R Roadster has the same mechanical upgrades as the Coupe. That means there’s an adjustable coil-over suspension, rear axle steering, active aerodynamics and one of the greatest exhaust notes available anywhere.The entire Mercedes-AMG GT lineup received a number of updates late last year, and the R Roadster gets them, too. Redesigned headlights have a new LED light signature, and there’s a fully digital instrument cluster inside.Unlike the AMG GT R Coupe, the GT R Roadster will be a limited-run affair. Mercedes-Benz says only 750 will be sold worldwide, and you can expect them to go for a very pretty penny. The GT R Coupe starts at $159,350, and the Roadster will surely command several thousand dollars more than that. More From Roadshow 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Geneva Motor Show 2019 Mercedes-Benz Convertibles Luxury cars Performance Cars Mercedes-Benzlast_img read more

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12 Rohingyas stay put at IndoBangladesh border in Tripura

first_imgAGARTALA: At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have been refusing to leave the Zero Line, along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, for the past three days, Border Security Force (BSF) official said on Saturday. “The 12 refugees tried to enter India from Bangladesh through the Boxanagar border in western Tripura on Thursday. But, our troopers stopped them from infiltrating into India,” a BSF official said. Also Read – CBI carrying out surprise checks at 150 government departments Advertise With Us “Later that day, a commandant level meeting was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) in which the latter agreed to take back the refugees, but the group has refused to leave the Zero Line,” the official said. The BSF official said that the refugees are carrying identity cards issued by the Bangladeshi authorities. “They are the inmates of Rohingya refugee camp in Chittagong,” he said. Also Read – Ratul Puri’s ED custody extended by 4 more days Advertise With Us Earlier this week too, Tripura police arrested two Rohingya men from Rajnagar area near the India-Bangladesh international border. According to the BSF and the police, over 250 Rohingya Muslims have been detained during the past one year in Tripura, southern Assam and Mizoram after they fled the Rohingya refugee camps in Chittagong in southeast Bangladesh. Advertise With Us Following a wave of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine province in 2017, over 7,38,000 Rohingya Muslims took refuge in Cox’s Bazar in southeastern Bangladesh. Refugees from these camps have, on and off, entered the northeastern states of India. Four northeastern states — Arunachal Pradesh (520 km), Manipur (398 km), Nagaland (215 km) and Mizoram (510 km) — share a 1,643-km long unfenced border with Myanmar.last_img read more

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Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke and Kate Middleton share this Surprising

first_imgEmilia Clarke as Daenerys TargaryenHBOBoth are from Royalty and both have claim to the crown but it seems that Kate Middleton and Emilia Clarke have a connection in real life as well.Imagine Kate Middleton having a connection to Daenerys Targaryen herself.Reportedly Kate Middleton and Emilia Clarke both support the same campaign, Nursing Now. Apparently, Clarke has been named as the first ambassador of Nursing Now. Meanwhile, Kate helped to launch the campaign last year.It seems that both women share a common goal, as both of them are working with Nursing Now to bring awareness to the incredible work that nurses do all over the globe.In a statement, the Game of Thrones star revealed, “I know from personal experiences, and my work with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), that nurses are the backbone of healthcare services. However, they are undervalued and with policy change could achieve so much more in prevention and healing.” Meghan MarkleGetty ImagesGame of Thrones will air its final season in April and it seems that Daenerys Targaryen is already flexing her charitable muscle. Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen on the hit HBO show Game of Thrones and it is likely that her character will play a very important part in the final season of Game of Thrones. Since both Kate Middleton and Emilia Clarke are working for the same campaign. We can hope that the Duchess of Cambridge crosses paths with Daenerys Targaryen.The cast and crew of Game of Thrones has been saying their goodbyes. The showrunners of the hit HBO show have begun contemplating the end as well. We can’t wait for the final season of Game of Thrones.last_img read more

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