Maluma might star opposite Jennifer Lopez

first_imgLos Angeles: Latin music superstar Maluma is in negotiations to feature alongside pop diva Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson in romantic comedy Marry Me. If things work out, the Colombian-born singer, whose real name is Juan Luis Londono Arias, will play the fiance to Lopez’s pop star in the film, reported Entertainment Weekly. The story revolves around a pop superstar (Lopez) who, moments before marrying her rock-star fiance at Madison Square Garden, finds out he was cheating with her assistant and melts down on stage. She picks a random math teacher (Wilson) out of the crowd to marry instead. Directed by Kat Coiro, the film is based on a graphic novel by Bobby Crosby. John Rogers and Tami Sagher have adapted the screenplay with a rewrite by Harper Dill. Maluma became a global sensation after collaborating with Madonna for the song ‘Medellin’, the debut single off her latest studio album, ‘Madame X’.last_img read more

KMC hands out footballs to 10 coaching centres

first_imgKolkata: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) gave footballs to 10 coaching centres as a part of its drive to revive the tradition and football culture in Bengal.Debashis Kumar, Member, Mayor in-Council (Parks and Gardens) handed over the footballs to the organisers of 10 football clubs. Each club was given 10 footballs. A friendly football match was also held in memory of Achyut Banerjee, a great football coach of the past. A statue of Banerjee was unveiled a few days ago. The football match was scheduled to be played on August 16, which got postponed due to incessant rain. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaBanerjee was a coach of Kidderpore Football Club. He had coached great players like Tarun Basu, Prasun Banerjee, Shymal Banerjee and Shyamal Ghosh, among others. Kumar said KMC was trying hard to revive the football culture of Bengal. “There was a time when 7 to 8 players from Bengal used to represent India. Now we depend heavily on foreign players and foreign coaches. Our attempt should be to nurture our own players and reduce our dependence on foreign players,” he said. Meanwhile, KMC also felicitated six of its footballers at the function on Monday. It may be recalled that KMC was the first civic body that had accorded reception to Habul Sarkar, one of its employees who was one of the members of the Mohun Bagan squad that had defeated Eastern Yorks in the IFA Shield final in 1911.last_img read more

Firing of Indigenous Waves producer at CIUT sends shivers through volunteers

first_imgBeverly AndrewsAPTN NewsCommunity radio is often a beacon for community members, and underrepresented groups to have a voice on the airwaves.But sometimes those voices are censored – and ultimately silenced.In February, the producer for a program called Indigenous Waves on CIUT was suspended for comments she made on-air about two high profile murder trials and about CIUT and its board or directors.Now other volunteers are wondering what they can, and cannot say on the community airwaves.bandrews@aptn.ca@aptnbeverlylast_img

Morocco Violent Fights in Meknes Ahead of Sunset Prayer

By Amin  MechaalMeknes – Two men were taken to a local hospital following violent fights a few moments before Al-maghrib prayer call, in the Sidi Baba and Sidi Bouzekri neighborhoods in the city of Meknés. The first fight erupted in the Sidi Bouzekri neighborhood, during which a person was seriously injured in the chest after his opponent stabbed him with a sword, before he was taken to the Mohammed V Hospital in Meknes. In the Sidi Baba neighborhood, which frequently witnesses deadly fights, a man was seriously wounded in the hand after he tried to avoid a blow from a sword.According to Meknés press, the injured, who is also receiving a medical treatment at Mohammed V hospital, may lose his hand as a result of this wound if he is not transferred to the university hospital of Fez.These two neighborhoods are hot spots of criminality and drug cartels in Meknes. Fights take place more or less on a daily basis.The fight reminds us of hundreds of other fights around the kingdom, particularly during Ramadan, which leads to the death of dozens of people every year.Edited by Timothy Filla read more

Eight more sites inscribed on UNESCOs World Heritage List

7 July 2008Eight new sites in places such as Malaysia and Croatia have joined the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), it was announced today. Eight new sites in places such as Malaysia and Croatia have joined the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), it was announced today.The additions mark the first time Papua New Guinea and San Marino have had sites inscribed on the List.Melaka and George Town, cities on the Straits of Malacca in Malaysia, have been imbued with a multicultural heritage after more than five centuries of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West.Comprising over 100 hectares of swamps in southern Papua New Guinea some 1,500 metres above sea level, the Kuk Early Agricultural site has been shown to be one which was worked continuously for at least 7,000 – and possibly for as long as 10,000 – years.Located on the Adriatic island of Hvar in Croatia, the Stari Grad Plain – also a nature reserve – has been virtually intact since it was colonized by Ionian Greeks in the 4th century BC.The fortifications of Vauban, consisting of 13 groups of fortified buildings and sites, can be found along the western, northern and eastern borders of France, representing the finest examples of the work of Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, military engineer of King Louis XIV.The Modernism Housing Estates in the German capital Berlin encompass six housing estates showcasing housing policies between 1910 and 1933, especially during the Weimar Republic.In northern Italy’s Po valley, Mantua and Sabbioneta represent two key features of Renaissance town planning: the renewal and extension of an existing city, and the implementation of the period’s theories about ideal city planning.The San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano in San Marino dates back to the city-state’s establishment in the 13th century, including fortification towers, walls, gates and bastions.Lastly, the Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain area contain two Roman Catholic, three Protestant and three Greek Orthodox churches built between the 16th and 18th centuries.Yesterday, the 21-member World Heritage Committee – which is currently meeting in Quebec City, Canada – added four sites in Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, China and Iran to the List. read more

Madras Court to hear case on LTTE ban

No order could be passed without hearing a person if it entailed civil consequences.Mr. Vaiko said that the LTTE’s objective was not for establishing an independent sovereign State for all Tamils living in the entire world, but only for the Tamils in Sri Lanka. The First Bench of Acting Chief Justice Elipe Dharma Rao and Justice Aruna Jagadeesan posted the matter for further hearing after four weeks. In the petition, Mr. Vaiko stated that the tribunal’s order was contrary to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, opposed to principles of natural justice and vitiated by error of law on the face of the record and liable to be quashed. The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notice on a writ petition by MDMK general secretary Vaiko, challenging an order of the Tribunal under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act confirming the Centre’s notification declaring the LTTE as an unlawful association.He also challenged the publication of the tribunal’s decision in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette dated January 4, 2013. The organisation’s objective was, of course, secession of a part of Sri Lanka which was not part of the Indian territory. Therefore, there was no threat to the sovereignty or territorial integrity of India from the LTTE. (The Hindu) read more

State Minister Piyankara Jayaratne resigns from his post

State Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Piyankara Jayaratne has tendered his resignation from his post.Jayaratne has sent his resignation letter to President Maithripala Sirisena.

EHF EURO 2012 Belgrades Pionir tested – Poland already won

← Previous Story Iceland without Snorri Gudjonsson! Next Story → Danes are ready, Wilbek: “We have the highest expectations” In the test match in the official EHF EURO 2012 hall, “Pionir”, where will the matches of the Preliminary Group A take place, played two Serbian Female teams – Radnicki and Max Sport. That was the last opportunity for the all official and technical staff to check all the things before the official start of the Championship.Interesting thing is that official teams were Poland and Serbia. At the end, Poland won with 28:24. here you can see the official scoreboard display. How it will be tommorow?[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj1rxLHS89k[/youtube][ad#ad-1]

Skube and Šoštarič flying to Szeged

Mario ŠoštaričRK GorenjeStas Skube ← Previous Story SHOCK THERAPY: Chartres sack Mahe senior! Next Story → SEHA GAZPROM LEAGUE: Meshkov win in Skopje – Tatran beat PPD Zagreb! Two great Slovenian players from RK Gorenje Velenje, playmaker Staš Skube and right wing Mario Šoštarić wil join Hungarian vice-champions PICK Szeged from the summer 2016! RK Gorenje Velenje director’s Matej Avanzo stated about their departure in an interview for Balkan-Handball.com.Talented Šoštarič was named for the second best world’s young right wing 2014 in Handball-Planet.com contest.Both players, Skube (26) and Šoštarić (23), are called for the Slovenian national team action during EHF week in November.

Twitter 50 millions de messages par jour

first_imgTwitter : 50 millions de messages par jourMonde – Le célèbre réseau social américain Twitter a annoncé avoir recensé 50 millions de messages quotidiens dans ses pages. Soit une moyenne de 600 tweets par seconde.Si Twitter est loin d’être le réseau social le plus utilisé en France, il occupe une place importante parmi les réseaux sociaux les plus utilisés au monde. Kevin Weil, l’un des responsables du site, affirme ainsi que Twitter comptabilise aujourd’hui 50 millions de messages quotidiens dans ses pages, contre 5.000 en 2007 “Nous avions déjà constaté une augmentation de 1.400% des tweets en 2009, explique-t-il. Ces chiffres ne prennent pas en compte les spams.” Ses dirigeants n’ont pas communiqué le nombre exact d’abonnés sur Twitter, estimé à 75 millions. Néanmoins, le blog semble avoir des problèmes de fidélisation : huit abonnés sur dix n’ont pas publié plus de dix messages. Le site de microblogging a par contre enregistré les inscriptions récentes de Bill Gates et du dalaï-lama. Le 24 février 2010 à 10:19 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

LIran va envoyer un singe dans lespace cet été

first_imgL’Iran va envoyer un singe dans l’espace cet étéLe responsable de l’organisation spatiale iranienne a déclaré que l’Iran enverrait un singe dans l’espace en août. Cette déclaration intervient au lendemain de l’envoi du satellite Rassad-1.En février, le président iranien Mahmoud Ahmadinejad avait présenté une capsule qui serait en mesure d’emmener un singe dans l’espace. Le responsable de l’agence spatiale iranienne, Hamid Fazeli, avait déclaré que “l’envoi de cette capsule [était] la première étape menant à l’envoi d’un homme dans l’espace”. À lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESAEt il semblerait que cette étape se déroule en août, puisque Hamid Fazeli a déclaré hier que “selon le plan, la fusée Kavoshghar-5 sera envoyée durant le mois de Mordad [qui s’étend du 23 juillet au 22 août] avec une capsule de 285 kilogrammes et un singe à bord à une altitude de 120 kilomètres”. L’Iran prévoit également le lancement en octobre du “satellite Fajr, avec une durée de vie d’un an et demi, qui sera placé à une altitude de 400 kilomètres et pourra envoyer des photographies d’une précision de 100 mètres de la terre”, a indiqué à M. Fazeli.Cette déclaration intervient alors qu’hier l’Iran a lancé son satellite Rassad-1 qui a été placé en orbite à 260 kilomètres de la Terre, rapporte la chaîne de télévision iranienne Al Alam. Ce satellite d’observation a été mis au point par l’université Malek Ashtar (à Téhéran) qui dépend de l’armée idéologique du régime, les Gardiens de la révolution. Prévu pour fonctionner durant deux mois, il est capable de faire 15 fois le tour de la Terre toutes les 24 heures et est en mesure de prendre des photos d’une précision de 150 mètres au sol. Selon la chaîne Al Alam, ce satellite servira à transmettre des images et des prévisions météorologiques.La politique spatiale iranienne qui prend de plus en plus d’ampleur inquiète les gouvernements occidentaux qui craignent que l’Iran utilise ses technologies balistiques pour augmenter la portée de ses missiles. Les Occidentaux soupçonnent également Téhéran de chercher à se procurer l’arme atomique et de s’équiper de missiles capables de lancer des ogives nucléaires à longue distance. Le gouvernement iranien dément et précise que les technologies nucléaires développées ne doivent servir qu’à fournir de l’électricité.Le 16 juin 2011 à 18:58 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Commodore revient sur la scène avec un minipc haut de gamme

first_imgCommodore revient sur la scène avec un mini-pc haut de gammeCommodore sort l’Amiga Mini-PC, un boitier plutôt bien équipé qui me manquera pas de rendre nostalgique les joueurs de la console Amiga.Commodore International fournissait autrefois les foyers en informatique, mais c’est un temps que les moins de 30 ans n’ont pas pu connaître… Notamment il faut un certain niveau pour avoir fait ses armes sur une AMIGA, fameuse console sortie en 1985, sur laquelle Gameblog compte sortir une bible de 340 pages en avril prochain. À présent, Commodore est un acteur mineur du monde PC… mineur, mais pas absent ! La société revient avec un créneau un peu différent : un mini-pc, qu’il appelle justement … AMIGA Mini. Cette nouvelle machine est équipée d’un Core i7-2700k de 3.5GHz, d’une mémoire DDR3 de 16Go, d’une carte graphique NVIDIA GeForce GT 430, d’1Go de mémoire graphique, d’une connexion Wi-Fi, ainsi que d’un disque dur d’1To. Des variantes sont également disponibles avec un disque dur de 300Go ou de 600Go. Il est possible de lui adjoindre un ou deux SSD. Cet AMIGA Mini-pc dispose enfin d’un lecteur Blu-ray.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Il y a sans doute un attrait nostalgique à l’idée d’acheter un nouvel appareil de cette ancienne marque, qui s’affiche avec une belle inscription frontale “AMIGA” et le classique “C” de la marque Commodore sur le dessus. Le tout est classieux, avec un châssis aluminium à l’apparence anodisée.Après avoir fait faillite en 1994, c’est une seconde chance qui est ici demandée par ce nouveau bourgeon de la société Commodore. Pour sauter sur leur nouveau bijou (lien non disponible), il vous en coutera 2.500 dollars (1.800 euros).  Le 25 mars 2012 à 12:00 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Kahn Buffon is at PSG to win the Champions League not

first_imgGianluigi Buffon is not at Paris-Saint Germain to play second fiddle and came to win the Champions League, says Oliver KahnBuffon chose to end a 17-year stay with Juventus at the end of last season in favour of a free transfer to PSG.The legendary keeper had been expected to become the club’s automatic first-choice keeper with Buffon being selected ahead of Frenchman Alphonso Areola for PSG’s first two games of the Ligue 1 season against Caen and Guingamp.But since then, Buffon has been forced to watch from the bench with head coach Thomas Tuchel admitting that Areola is in “pole position” to become his regular number one at the Parc Des Princes.Top 5 Atletico Madrid players to watch in next week’s UCL Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 With the Champions League about to start, we need to start talking about the Top 5 Atletico Madrid players to watch in the competition.Atletico…“He’s here to win the Champions League. Being a spectator on the bench really doesn’t match his expectations,” said Kahn on Le10Sport.Kahn is a former German goalkeeper who spent the majority of his playing days at Bayern Munich.The 49-year-old won the Champions League with Bayern in 2001 and was named the Man of the Match in that season’s final against Valencia.last_img read more

WSUV honors Hal Dengerink

first_imgHal Dengerink, founding and longtime Washington State University Vancouver chancellor who resigned in June, was honored Tuesday at an RSVP reception held at the Firstenburg Student Center on the campus.Mike Worthy, local member of the WSU board of regents, served as master of ceremonies during the afternoon tribute that drew more than 200 guests.Included were WSU President Elson Floyd, former WSU President Lane Rawlins, chancellors of WSU’s Tri-Cities and Spokane campuses and Bob Knight, Clark College president.Leaders recognized the new naming of the Dengerink Administration Building. Nancy Youlden, vice chancellor for student affairs, presented gifts from student and employee groups.And, Floyd announced that Dengerink has been given the title of chancellor emeritus, first such designation in WSU history.last_img read more

In a Twist Harvards 02138 Sold to New York Publisher

first_imgThe founders of 01238, the irreverent lifestyle magazine for Harvard alumni launched in 2006, have sold the title to Manhattan Media, a community newspaper publisher and owner of Avenue magazine. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Atlantic Media, which had owned a minority stake in 02138, sold its interest, too. Sandow Media, the publisher of Worth magazine, had been close to a deal to buy the magazine, according published reports and a source with direct knowledge of the talks.While Sandow failed to acquire the magazine, the company managed to hire away 02138 executive editor Richard Bradley as Worth’s editor-in-chief. Bradley’s hiring was announced today. The owners of Manhattan Media, which also publishes the New York Press, plan to increase the quarterly’s frequency to six times per year in 2009, as well roll out similar magazines for all eight Ivy League universities. The so-called “Ivy League Media” will also launch social networking Web sites for each of the schools and a live events division.01238 has a controlled circulation of about 100,000.last_img read more

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT Wilmingtons Ashley Mason Graduates From Becker College

first_imgWORCESTER, MA — Ashley Mason, of Wilmington, graduated with a AS in Veterinary Science, Veterinary Technology Concentration from Becker College. Mason was one of one hundred Becker students to graduate at the end of the fall semester.About Becker CollegeFounded in 1784, Becker College is an undergraduate and graduate, career-focused private college, providing a supportive and inclusive learning community that prepares graduates for their first to last careers. Nearly 1,800 students from the United States and around the world live and learn on the College’s Worcester and Leicester campuses. With nationally recognized programs in nursing, game design and animal studies, Becker has been consistently ranked as a “Best College” for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review.(NOTE: The above announcement is from Becker College via Merit.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSTUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Mason & Ravagni Graduate From Becker CollegeIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Mason & Ravagni Named To Dean’s List At Becker CollegeIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Cornish & Mason Named To Dean’s List At Becker CollegeIn “Education”last_img read more

Katrina Kaif is almost unrecognizable in this 14yearold viral photo

first_imgKatrina KaifInstagramKatrina Kaif has been through a lots of highs and lows both in her professional and personal life but the actress didn’t let the negativity overpower her determination. Perhaps, Katrina would’ve never ever dreamt of becoming one of the A-list actresses in Bollywood after her debut film Boom in 2003 had suffered a terrible fate at the box office. From working with the three Khans of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan to getting several successful films to her name, Katrina has surely come a long way. So when we stumbled upon an old picture of Katrina on social media, it took a second for us to recognize the diva at first glance.In the picture, Katrina was seen posing in a pink coloured dress keeping her arms crossed showing off her left profile to the camera. The picture was taken from the sets of 2005 Telugu film Allari Pidigu which featured ‎Nandamuri Balakrishna‎ in lead role. It was shared by one of Katrina’s fan page on Twitter and now it is going viral on the internet.Soon Katrina Kaif fans went gaga over her throwback picture and it her very cute and adorable. And now the actress is counted as one of the sexiest women in India.#Throwback Katrina Kaif on the sets of Allari Pidigu in 2005 pic.twitter.com/tnMELt4L82— Katrina Kaif Online (@KatrinaKaifFB) August 8, 2019 On the work front, Katrina will be next seen Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi alongside Akshay Kumar.last_img read more

Is global economy slipping into a recession Key indicators paint glum picture

first_imgBeijing has released a white paper on trade consultations with Washington and accused called the US an unreliable negotiation partner. Investment banker Morgan Stanley says the world could slip into a recession as early as this year if the US-China trade war continues and cautions investors to modify their investment strategy for a prolonged slowdown.Xinhua/twitterThe global economy is probably in recession; with most cyclical indicators showing business, activity is flat or falling. Recessions become obvious only once they are well established given the lagging nature of most economic data.And end-of-cycle recessions are usually impossible to distinguish from mid-cycle slowdowns until well after the slowdown has started.The arrival of a recession is always controversial at the time and usually missed by most forecasters, as the leading business-cycle economist Victor Zarnowitz noted.Policymakers are reluctant to announce a recession for fear of harming consumer and business confidence and worsening the downturn (“Business cycles: theory, history, indicators and forecasting”, Zarnowitz, 1992).But almost all the main economic and industrial indicators that provide a reliable guide to the business cycle confirm the economy has already slowed severely.Global manufacturing surveys, industrial output, new orders, business investment, construction activity, motor vehicle production, and freight volumes are flat or down compared with a year earlier.The most comprehensive numbers show manufacturing production and trade flows were essentially flat in May compared with a year before.More recent data from purchasing surveys and industrial production indicates the slowdown worsened in June and July.By most measures, the global economy is in the midst of the deepest slowdown since 2015, and in many cases since 2009.MARKET INDICATORSFinancial markets and commodity prices show a high probability the economy is in a recession or will be soon.The U.S. Treasury yield curve has been inverted for more than two months and signals the highest probability of recession since April 2007.Major equity indices are flat or down compared with a year ago, despite the sharp reduction in government bond yields and risk-free interest rates since then.Cyclical bellwethers such as Germany’s giant chemicals company BASF and U.S. heavy equipment maker Caterpillar have seen their shares fall sharply over the last year.Oil prices have sunk more than 22% since the end of April, and are down 20% compared with August 2018, despite severe U.S. sanctions on oil exports from Iran and Venezuela.Brent’s six-month calendar spread has collapsed, despite the extension of production restraint by Saudi Arabia and its allies in the OPEC+ group and signs of a slowdown in new well drilling in the United States.Non-oil commodity prices have also been falling or flat since the middle of 2018, as consumption growth has decelerated.POLICY MISTAKESFormer Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has quipped that expansions do not die of old age, they are murdered – most often because of policy mistakes.In recent decades, most recessions have been brought on by mistakes in some combination of fiscal policy, monetary policy, and financial supervision.In this case, however, the problem has stemmed from trade policy, which has turned sharply protectionist and attempted to remake global supply chains.The resulting economic warfare between the United States and China has heightened business uncertainty and disrupted investment plans in both countries, with spillover effects across Europe and Asia.Policymakers around the world have taken growth for granted, piling on a plethora of tariffs, anti-dumping duties, sanctions and investment restrictions that have finally put the expansion in jeopardy.If a global recession is confirmed, it will be because policymakers were more concerned about other objectives and forgot the need to provide a stable and predictable climate for business.Recession would be a painful reminder and force them to turn their attention back to the economy.(John Kemp is a Reuters columnist)last_img read more