France says forces ready for Libya strikes

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Wynn slips to loss in Q1 due to Covid-19 closures

first_img Casino operator Wynn Resorts has put a net loss of $402.0m (£325.6m/€372.7m) in the first quarter primarily down to the temporary closure of its sites in the US and Macau due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.Operating revenue for the three months to March 31, 2020, amounted to $953.7m, down 42.3% from $1.65bn in the corresponding period last year.Wynn reported year-on-year declines across all operations in the US and Macau during the period, as its properties were forced to close as a result of measures designed to slow the spread of Covid-19 in both the US and China.Both the Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace, which are located in Macau, closed for a 15-day period in February 2020 and resumed operations on a reduced basis on February 20.Revenue at the Wynn Macau fell 64.3% from $726.6m to $259.5m in Q1, while operating revenue from Wynn Macau also dropped 56.2% from $523.9m to $229.5m.Looking at the US, the Wynn Las Vegas in Nevada ceased all operations and closed to the public on March 17, and will remain closed until authorised to re-open. Partly as a result of the closure, operating revenue fell 19.3% to $323.8m.Read the full story on iGB North America. Casino operator Wynn Resorts has put a net loss of $402.0m in the first quarter primarily down to the temporary closure of its sites in the US and Macau due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Address AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Casino & games Financecenter_img Casino & games Regions: China US Macau 7th May 2020 | By contenteditor Wynn slips to loss in Q1 due to Covid-19 closureslast_img read more

United Capital PLC (UBCAP.ng) HY2014 Interim Report

first_imgUnited Capital PLC (UBCAP.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the half year.For more information about United Capital PLC (UBCAP.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the United Capital PLC (UBCAP.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: United Capital PLC (UBCAP.ng)  2014 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileUnited Capital Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria providing products and services for investment banking, asset management, trusteeship, securities trading and insurance. The company targets corporations, governments, institutions and high net worth individuals as well as retail investors in Nigeria and other countries in Africa. United Capital Investment Banking offers advisory services which include project finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and structured finance. United Capital Asset Management expertise covers portfolio/fund management, mutual funds, wealth management and investment advisory services. United Capital Trustees has over 50 years’ experience in Trust services and extensive expertise in debenture trusts, mutual funds, bonds and REITS. United Capital Securities Limited is a dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and registered by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as a Broker/Dealer. The company is also a registered dealing member of NASD OTC Plc which enables it to deal in over-the-counter equity and fixed income securities. Formerly known as UBA Capital Plc, the company changed its name to United Capital Plc in 2014. The company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. United Capital Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Benoit August playacting after James Short lashes out

first_imgFriday Jan 6, 2012 Benoit August playacting after James Short lashes out In a week from now round 5 of the Heineken Cup resumes across Europe so today, and hopefully over the next week, we’ll aim to post a few requested clips from previous rounds. Here’s one that outraged Saracens fans, for more than one reason. In round 2 of the competition Biarritz beat Saracens 15-10 in a match that was tight and lowscoring but produced two fantastic tries nevertheless.Late in the game Saracens came close to putting themselves in a winning position as they almost scored in the corner through James Short, but he was held up and the try didn’t stand.Unfortunately for Saracens Short’s frustration showed as he lashed out at hooker Benoit August, striking him in what appeared to be the throat. A dramatic flop to the floor followed, and the possesion – which was going to go the way of the visitors – was reversed with a penalty for Biarritz.It looked for all money to be some serious acting, but only August himself will know if he was genuinly injured or not. The whole scene was quite amusing though as players could be seen sniggering as he fell over, and then when referee Nigel Owens made the call to penalise Short.The lesson though, despite the possible overacting, is that he shouldn’t have given the opposition the opportunity to milk a penalty in such circumstances, however farcical it may have appeared.Do you think that in future players that act in such a way should possibly be cited? ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Funnies , See it to Believe it Related Articles 29 WEEKS AGO WATCH: American reacts to brilliant Nigel… 29 WEEKS AGO Video of John Kirwan apologising while wearing… 29 WEEKS AGO Simon Zebo reveals how ‘absolute lunatic’… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

New newsletter for dot orgs

first_imgYou can read the first issue online and subscribe to receive it via e-mail at Summit Consulting Collaborative. New newsletter for dot orgs Howard Lake | 16 April 2001 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Marc Osten and Michael Stein have launched a new free e-mail newsletter to help non-profits to use the Internet more effectively. DOT ORG is a practical how-to guide with tips, tools, techniques and case studies about non-profit use of the Internet. Each issue covers a particular theme, and the inaugural issue focuses on e-mail newsletters.Marc Osten and Michael Stein have launched a new free e-mail newsletter to help non-profits to use the Internet more effectively. DOT ORG is a practical how-to guide with tips, tools, techniques and case studies about non-profit use of the Internet. Each issue covers a particular theme, and the inaugural issue focuses on e-mail newsletters.The editors say that future issues will cover Building Web Site Traffic, Working with ASPs, Collecting Online Donations, Using HTML Email, and Evaluating Internet Presence Efforts. Advertisement  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Free Jamil Al-Amin

first_imgWW photo: Brenda RyanA standing-room-only crowd attended an evening of “Love and Resistance for Imam Jamil Al-Amin” at the 1199 SEIU auditorium in Manhattan, N.Y., Sept. 12. Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown — a political prisoner falsely convicted of murder in Georgia — is in grave medical condition in a prison hospital in North Carolina. Speakers urged the crowd to build a campaign to ensure that he is not returned to maximum solitary confinement when he is released from the hospital. For more information, go to freemumia.com.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

RWB secretary-general discusses new media law with Tunisian president

first_img Receive email alerts RSF_en News Follow the news on Tunisia Read in Arabic (بالعربية)Christophe Deloire, secretary general of Reporters Without Borders, held talks at Carthage Palace yesterday with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki on the country’s new press law.The meeting provided an opportunity for the organization to express its concern at the repeated delays in the legislation, known as decree-law 116-2011, which was due to have been applied more than a year ago, and to ask the president to appoint the independent members of the Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA) as soon as possible. President Marzouki gave a commitment to appoint the HAICA members before the second anniversary of the Tunisian revolution on 14 January, the date on which President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown. “Its members will be independent in accordance with the criteria established in the course of two months of meetings with representatives of the Tunisian media,” the president said. He did not deny that the consultation process had been subject to political pressure. “I shall not resort to coercion, but there is a line that I will not cross,” he added. “The priority is to appoint independent individuals in the knowledge that we have to build the reforms on a chaotic morass. By some miracle, a reassessment has emerged, which I believe to be positive.” According to information reaching Reporters Without Borders, all prospective members of HAICA have undergone police checks to ensure their suitability. At the meeting, Deloire, who was accompanied by RWB’s Tunis bureau chief Olivia Gré, deplored the atmosphere of tension – even violence – in which the Tunisian media must operate. He noted that Reporters Without Borders had recorded a high number of attacks, death threats and harassment directed against journalists. “A feeling of insecurity is growing among journalists, and fear has re-emerged,” Deloire said.In 2012, another decree-law, no. 115-2011, was enacted and applied on occasion, but did not provide justice for journalists subjected to physical violence. Furthermore, there was no evidence of the political will to do anything about the climate of impunity in which such abuses were perpetrated. This legislation, which governs the work of journalists and regulates the media sector, at least provides a minimum level of protection, despite its shortcomings. December 26, 2019 Find out more Related documents 130109_cp_rencontre_avec_marzouki_ar-2.pdfPDF – 90.68 KB Organisation November 11, 2020 Find out more Help by sharing this information News Newscenter_img to go further News Forum on Information and Democracy 250 recommendations on how to stop “infodemics” Eleven organizations from civil society create the Forum on Information & Democracy, a structural response to information disorder TunisiaMiddle East – North Africa November 12, 2019 Find out more After the meeting, President Marzouki presented the organization’s representatives with a commendation acknowledging Reporters Without Borders’ support for human rights campaigners during the Ben Ali dictatorship. Its inscription read: “From Tunisia in gratitude to Reporters Without Borders for its active support during the years of fire.” “We are honoured to receive this mark of appreciation, which pays tribute to the work and the courage of the Reporters Without Borders team and to all those in Tunisia who have fought for freedom of information when so many souls resigned themselves to human rights abuses,” Deloire said. January 10, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 RWB secretary-general discusses new media law with Tunisian president TunisiaMiddle East – North Africa Tunisia : RSF asks Tunisian president’s office to respect journalistslast_img read more

Brazzaville journalist taken from hospital, held illegally

first_imgNews RSF_en Congo-BrazzavilleAfrica Condemning abuses ImprisonedFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Help by sharing this information Congo-BrazzavilleAfrica Condemning abuses ImprisonedFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment News News Receive email alerts March 5, 2021 Find out more Congo celebrates World Press Freedom Day by sentencing a journalist to six months in prison Follow the news on Congo-Brazzaville May 4, 2021 Find out morecenter_img It is hard to see Malonga’s detention as anything other than a targeted reprisal. According to the information obtained by RSF, he was hospitalized with a malaria attack in a clinic near his home when agents from the Central Intelligence and Documentation Department (CID) arrived and took him to Brazzaville’s main prison, where he is now held in a quarantine area for detainees with Covid-19. His arrest reportedly follows summonses to which he did not respond.He was arrested for an article published in the 18 January issue of his satirical newspaper Sel-Piment, which is very critical of the authorities. The cartoon came from the Sacer Infos Congo website, where it accompanied a story about embezzlement accusations against Georgette Okemba, the wife of Jean-Dominique “JDO” Okemba, who is the nephew of President Denis Sassou Nguesso and heads the National Security Council, which oversees all of the Republic of Congo’s military and police services.The country’s president for 36 for the past 41 years, Nguesso is currently seeking yet another term in the presidential election scheduled for 21 March.“Having the intelligence services arrest a journalist on his hospital bed as if he were a dangerous terrorist for nothing more than an alleged case of defamation speaks to clearly to the political and punitive nature of this measure,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk.“The Republic of Congo’s laws are very clear. They do not allow a journalist to be detained in a defamation case unless and until he has been definitively convicted. With just weeks to go to the presidential election, this arrest sends a very negative signal and confirms the fragility of the environment for Congolese journalists. We call for this journalist’s release in accordance with the laws in effect.”Several sources told RSF that the Congolese media regulator, the Higher Council for Freedom of Communication (CSLC), has ordered Sel-Piment’s suspension. The CSLC did not respond to RSF’s repeated requests for information about this decision and about Malongo’s arrest.Although relatively infrequent, arrests of journalists in the Republic of Congo sometimes assume a very political dimension and reflect the government’s intense hostility towards the most outspoken journalists.The circumstances of Malonga’s arrest recall that of newspaper publisher Ghys Fortuné Bemba, whose independent weekly Talassa was suspended on the eve of his arrest by the intelligence services in January 2017. After being held for 18 months, he was released following an energetic campaign on his behalf in which RSF played a leading role.Thereafter, he left the country for security reasons. In his book De l’enfer à la liberté (From hell to freedom), published in 2019, he described the appalling conditions in which he was held, which included solitary confinement without even being able to talk to guards, the lack of a toilet, water and electricity in his cell, and being denied adequate food.The Republic of Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, is ranked 118th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. February 5, 2021 Brazzaville journalist taken from hospital, held illegally News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Raymond Malonga, a well-known Congolese cartoonist and satirical magazine publisher, who has been held in a completely illegal manner over an article ever since plainclothesmen snatched him from his bed in a Brazzaville hospital on 2 February. Ailing magazine editor held illegally in Brazzaville for more than a month Joint call for Brazzaville journalist’s release March 31, 2021 Find out more to go further Organisation Edition de l’hebdomadaire congolais Sel-Piment paru le 18 janvier. Crédit RSF last_img read more

Activists Say Revised Oversight Model Not Enough

first_img 23 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyJennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez’s Wedding DelayedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeauty Local activists told Pasadena Now that changes to a plan that could lead to the hiring of an independent police auditor and the seating of a civilian oversight commission don’t go far enough.According to the City Council agenda, the plan’s proposed police commission “would consist of 9-13 members appointed by the City Council after a public screening process to include vetting by unnamed community organizations and the adoption of targets for membership composition.”The proposal also calls for an independent police auditor (IPA) to be hired by the city attorney – earlier versions had the City Manager making the hire — “with the participation of the commission.” The auditor would have subpoena powers to facilitate gathering information during investigations.But according to a staff report, any information obtained or reviewed by the IPA, as well as any reports issued by the IPA, could not be used to influence any disciplinary or personnel decisions.Mayor Terry Tornek, who worked on a previous plan with Councilman John Kennedy, head of the council’s Public Safety Commission, said this new plan evolved as discussions on the matter continued.“We made a number of changes. This is a process where people make suggestions and it continues to evolve. So we made a bunch of changes, both in terms of how the commission could be selected and in terms of where the independent police auditor would be and what authority the office would have. That’s the reason why you have multiple discussions on an issue, to try to get other people’s ideas and make modifications.”Police reform advocates, however, say the plan does not go far enough if it is connected to local government structures, or if the findings of the commission cannot influence disciplinary action on officers.“The revised Tornek/Kennedy oversight draft would deny use of information gained by an IPA subpoena that would ‘impact any disciplinary or personnel decisions,’” said longtime civil rights activist Kris Ockershauser. “The purpose of serious citizen oversight is to bring greater policing transparency and to hold police accountable for misconduct. The draft before the council does not enable such accountability and will not be of help.”Juliana Serrano reiterated the needs outlined in the Community Bill of Rights, which advocates for independent oversight.“That means we need the IPA and commission not to be tied to government structures where there could be a potential conflict of interest with the oversight of the Police Department,” Serrano said. “The role of the city attorney is to protect the city. The council must carefully examine placing the IPA under the city attorney given that fact, and in light of the true independence that the community is demanding.”The council’s latest actions come in the aftermath of the officer-involved shooting death of 32-year-old Anthony McClain.McClain fled during a traffic stop shortly before 8 p.m. on Aug. 15, prompting a police officer to fire multiple rounds from his weapon.Police claim McClain pulled a weapon from his waistband as he ran away and shifted his body toward police officers running behind him, prompting the shooting.Perez said the Police Department is waiting for DNA results and fingerprint evidence on the gun.McClain and a friend were stopped by police on North Raymond Avenue near La Pintoresca Park just before 8 p.m. on Saturday after officers noticed the vehicle did not have a front license plate, police said.The incident brought the discussion of police shootings home and changed local protests after the George Floyd shooting in May into more heated gatherings of people seeking justice.Since the McClain shooting, police have declared two large gatherings of demonstrators unlawful, although a dozen others have been allowed to continue, including protests at the homes of Mayor Terry Tornek and Councilman Victor Gordo, Tornek’s opponent in the November election.Tornek said the final details of parts of the process would be worked out when the ordinance comes back before the council in 30 or 60 days if the council passes the item.“Subpoena power would be very helpful, but I would hope they don’t get just gummed up on having subpoena power,” said former NAACP President Joe Brown. “I believe that comes at some future point. If it’s not in this package, it could be in a future package where there is a revision or they go back to revisit it. That makes it a little bit easier to get a little bit of a bite of everything at a time, rather than saying to tear up everything because you didn’t get that one little caveat.”This is the second plan the City Council has voted on. Earlier this month, the council shot down a plan that would have placed the commission and the IPA under the purview of the City Council and bestowed subpoena power upon the commission.That plan would have required approval from local voters.“We need to find out if there’s a majority of the City Council that is ready to approve the idea of a civilian oversight commission, and an independent police auditor,” Tornek said. “Those are the threshold issues. There’s enough information in there I think to give the council the answers they need about whether they’re comfortable moving ahead with that or not. But the final details, I don’t think we can do the word sniffing and hone some of the final details with eight council members. I think we need to delegate some responsibility to the staff and the public to work it out and then bring it back to the council for a final vote.”center_img Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Government Activists Say Revised Oversight Model Not Enough Police reform advocates want commission decisions to influence disciplinary actions By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Monday, August 24, 2020 | 1:56 pm CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community Newslast_img read more

Why not become a Summer Star on your holidays

first_imgLinkedin NewsCommunityWhy not become a Summer Star on your holidaysBy Alan Jacques – June 25, 2019 115 WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter Previous articleKevin struts his stuff as the youngest drag queenNext articleHSE nursing homes are charging top dollar Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Email Gabriel Fitzmaurice with 5th class pupils from Gaelscoil O’Doghair, Sophie Ni Aodha, Abi Ni Shioda and Ella Ni Challanain.Picture: Keith WisemanLimerick City and County Council is inviting children to become a Summer Star by taking part in the public libraries’ Summer Stars Reading Adventure during the school holidays.Newcastle West Library hosted a special event to mark the official launch of the popular reading challenge in all public library branches across Limerick city and county.The launch celebrated reading for all ages as guest of honour, poet and author Gabriel Fitzmaurice, entertained an enthralled audience of 5th class pupils from Gaelscoil Ó Doghair, Caisleán Nua Thiar.  Gabriel read from his poetry collections in both English and as Gaeilge and led the audience in an impromptu sing along.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He spoke passionately about the joy of reading advising the students that ‘you will never be lonely if you have a book, as a good book is always a good friend’.The children were also treated to a trio of readings from the favourite books of their classmates Sophie Ní Aodha, Abigail Ní Shíoda, and Ella Ní Challanáin and a rousing session of traditional music from the school’s grúpa cheoil, the excellent Raic sa Teach.The Summer Stars Reading Adventure will run throughout the summer in public libraries all over Ireland. All participants will receive a special Summer Stars reading card to record and track their progress as they go. There will be rewards and incentives along the way and a certificate and medal of achievement at the end for all who complete the programme.Everyone is invited to check out the Summer Stars website (www.summerstars.ie) which has lots of online games and activities. There are also helpful tips for reading and lists of recommended titles for children to discover. The books can then be borrowed from your local library. And don’t forget that it’s all free!You can also follow Summers Stars on Twitter @StarsReading | #SummerStars19 and on Facebook and Instagram at Summer Stars at your Library.To join in the fun and become a Summer Star, register at your local library this summer. Check out www.limerick.ie for details of your local branch.center_img WhatsApp Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Advertisement TAGSlimerickLimerick City and County Council Tenants ForumSummer Stars Reading Adventure RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more