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Trade tradeoffs and OLeary three ways politics touched Canadians this week

OTTAWA – The pageantry of the Donald Trump inauguration absorbed most of the political oxygen in Ottawa this week, mainly because the subtext was a growing realization that so many facets of Canadian politics have been turned on their head.The Jenga tower of assumptions that have allowed the Canadian, and global, political economy to function on a relatively stable basis is being disassembled from the bottom, threatening to wobble before policy makers understand how to react.Even the many women’s marches in Washington or across Canada on Saturday to protest sexism have turned into partisan events — many Canadian politicians are staying out of the fray to preserve Canada’s relationship with the United States.While Trump has barely had an official moment in the White House, his ruminations have already begun to affect Canadians in material ways — from puzzling through investment strategies to the value of the Canadian dollar.Here are three ways politics touched us this week:BORDERLINE AMBIGUITYTrump has made it clear that he has the U.S. borders in his sights, hoping to keep more investment within his country and prevent the departure of jobs and profits.“We’ve made other countries rich, while the wealth, strength and confidence of our country has dissipated over the horizon,” Trump said. “But that is the past.”How he plans to proceed is a matter of much confusion.Earlier this week, Trump told the Wall Street Journal he was not impressed with a Republican proposal for a border adjustment tax on some imports, and said there should be a simpler solution. Where Canada and its key export sectors fit in that calculus is unclear.Later, Wilbur Ross, on tap to be the next commerce secretary, said revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada is Job 1. Again, the concrete ramifications for Canadian exporters are not yet known.What is clear is that volatility and unpredictability are now the order of the day. The Canadian dollar, for one, has been jumping all over the place — only the most overt and immediate effect of the new era.ENTER O’LEARYTrump has long been an influence in the fractious Conservative leadership race, and that ramped up this week with a formal declaration from investor-turned-television-star Kevin O’Leary that he intends to run.O’Leary has added some intrigue to the race, which now has 14 candidates and four months to go before party members vote to replace Stephen Harper.Similarities between Trump and O’Leary are easy to list: they are both brash outsiders with no experience in politics who pull public support (or hope to, in the case of O’Leary) from voters beyond the traditional party base.Beyond style, similarities of substance are less obvious. O’Leary’s interventions so far suggest he is no fan of identity politics and is not a social conservative. Rather, he has indicated he plans to run a pro-business, fiscal conservative campaign, targeting Justin Trudeau for his deficits and for his perceived lack of compatibility and chutzpah with the new Trump administration.HEALTH TRADE-OFFSOttawa has knocked off one more province in its race to sign them all up for a long-term health-funding agreement before the February federal budget.On Tuesday, Saskatchewan grudgingly signed a bilateral deal with the feds, joining New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and the territories in agreeing to 10 years of three-per-cent annual increases in federal funding as well a chunk of extra money for mental health and home care.Ottawa also agreed to look the other way for a while, and let Saskatchewan continue to allow private clinics to offer MRI scans — despite Ottawa saying the practice contravenes the Canada Health Act.The holdout provinces are facing some pressure from mental-health advocates who desperately want to see targeted funding for their sector. But those provinces say they won’t be guilted into a side deal, mainly because other areas of health care would take a hit even as mental health would receive dedicated funding.But as their own budget days approach, how long can the remaining provinces withstand the appeal of federal funding? Trade, trade-offs, and O’Leary: three ways politics touched Canadians this week by Heather Scoffield, Ottawa Bureau Chief, The Canadian Press Posted Jan 20, 2017 2:30 pm MDT Last Updated Jan 21, 2017 at 5:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame inducts six new members

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Inductees for 2019 BARDSTOWN, Ky. (KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ASSOCIATION) –  The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Thursday inducted six individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on a beloved icon who patiently resurrected one of the state’s most historic distilleries and returned the family-owned brand to global prominence.This year’s inductees are, in alphabetical order:Katrina Egbert, Visitor Center Marketing Coordinator, Wild Turkey DistilleryWesley Henderson, Co-Founder/Chief Innovation Officer, Louisville Distilling Co.Larry Kass, Director of Trade Relations (Ret.),Heaven Hill DistilleryCharles W. Medley, Master Distiller, Medley Distilling Co./Charles Medley DistilleryPeggy Noe Stevens, Founder & President, Peggy Noe Stevens & AssociatesEven G. Kulsveen, Executive Director, Willett Distillery (Lifetime Achievement Award)- Advertisement – Created by the KDA in conjunction with the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in 2001, the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and organizations that have made a significant and transformational impact on Bourbon’s stature, growth and awareness.It is the highest honor given by the signature industry and is presented annually during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, which runs through Sunday in Bardstown.Candidates may be nominated each year by the KDA, its member distilleries and the Kentucky Bourbon Festival from four categories: Industry, Journalism, Roll of Honor and Lifetime Achievement. Nominees are then sent to the KDA Board of Directors for final selection.Kulsveen was honored with the prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award.Born in Norway, Kulsveen’s attention to detail served him well in the myriad of roles he has taken on throughout his life. He moved to America at the age of 14 and went to college in Gunnison, Colorado. He later served in the merchant marines where he worked as a chef.He got to know Thompson Willett, owner of what is now Willett Distillery, while working as a glass decanter craftsman. He married Willett’s daughter, Martha, and together Even and Martha purchased the distillery property from her father in 1984.His expertise in export markets became an immediate and imperative value. While popularity for brown spirits in the U.S. was on the decline, Asian markets demonstrated a thirst for whiskey and an appreciation for artistic packaging.Kulsveen positioned Willett to provide the best of both. He even took Japanese language classes at night to better serve his clients.During the distillery’s dormant years, Kulsveen sold premium-aged products overseas, marketing single barrel and small batch selections. He developed the heightened palate discretion of a Master Blender – a gift that has shaped Willett’s current boutique small batch collection.Willett Distillery remains independently family owned and operated. Under the leadership of parents Even and Martha Willett Kulsveen, siblings Britt and Drew Kulsveen are continuing the family tradition of spirits excellence, generosity and southern hospitality.Rick Robinson, Chairman of the KDA’s Board of Directors, said Kulsveen is an exemplary figure whose progressive strategy in the global market allowed him to position his family’s company as an influential brand at home and abroad.“Even has demonstrated disciplined leadership, strategic decision-making and bold forward-thinking ” said Robinson, who is Vice President of the Global Supply Chain for Campari. “He has built a family legacy that will last for generations to come, and we thank him for his significant contributions to Kentucky’s booming Bourbon industry.”KDA President Eric Gregory hailed Kulsveen for his vision to forecast and leverage business trends that have tremendously impacted the global demand for Kentucky Bourbon, long before others foresaw the impending Bourbon boom.“Even has worked on all sides of this industry from bartending todistribution to imports,” he said. “His intricate knowledge of marketing, along with his principled work ethic, enabled him to build brands and cultivate the type of loyalty that drives consistent consumer demand.”Willett President Britt Kulsveen said, “Our father has lived several lifetimes with all of the career paths he has taken – from tending bar to having a glass factory that produced decanters and envisioning the kingdom we have built together as a family today.“We have always said that he is lifetime’s ahead of his time with all of the innovative, genius creations he has imagined and brought to fruition,” she said. “This award is a long time coming.”Still, in accepting the award, Even Kulsveen observed, “How many of us would have thought, 30 years ago, that we would be here today.”The award is named for Parker Beam, who joined Heaven Hill in 1960 as a sixth-generation distiller in his storied family. He became Master Distiller in 1975 and earned numerous awards for distilling, aging and selecting some of the world’s most acclaimed Bourbons.He was named Master Distiller Emeritus in 2013 shortly after being diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. His public advocacy for ALS research, care and awareness has generated millions for his “Promise of Hope” fund.Beam died in 2017 at the age of 75.The induction ceremony was held before a crowd of 220 Bourbon dignitaries during an evening reception on the grounds of My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown, one of the state’s most revered historic sites.Federal Hill, the Georgian style mansion built around 1795, inspired Stephen Collins Foster to write his immortal song, “My Old Kentucky Home.” It is now part of Kentucky’s parks system and symbolizes the Bluegrass State’s gracious hospitality and genteel culture.KDA Chairman Robinson presented each inductee with an engraved miniature copper still before an elite crowd of whiskey luminaries. Each inductee’s name also will be added to a Hall of Fame display at the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History in Bardstown. read more

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Weeklong event to celebrate Brocks cultural diversity

When it comes to diversity on Brock’s campus, there’s a lot to celebrate. As a result, the annual Celebration of Nations event once condensed to a single day has been expanded to a week of activities highlighting cultures of the world.Brock International Services will host a series of events from Monday, Feb. 4 to Friday, Feb. 8 that will educate the Brock community and help its members experience what makes different cultures found on campus special.“Expanding Celebration of Nations to a full week of activities truly reflects the diversity of our growing international community at Brock,” said Sandra Gruosso, Associate Director, Brock International Services.The University is home to more than 2,100 international students from 100 countries, in addition to faculty and staff with connections to countries around the globe.The festivities begin Monday with a Campus World Tour, which invites faculty, staff and students to explore Brock’s cultural clubs, learn about various regions around the globe and hear about student experiences abroad. The tour runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various locations throughout Brock’s main campus.On Tuesday, Feb. 5, sit down for dinner with Brock International Student Ambassadors. The ambassadors have searched St. Catharines to find restaurants that best reflect their cultures and are inviting the University to join them for a meal from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants can choose between Latin-American food at Lost & Found Taqueria, Trinidadian food at Soxy’s Trini Takeout or authentic Chinese cuisine at Noah’s Kitchen. More information about each restaurant, including menu options and approximate cost can be found on the Celebration of Nations website. Those interested must RSVP by Monday, Feb 4 using the event’s online registration form.Anyone interested in sharing aspects of their own culture with the Brock community will have the opportunity to do so at the International Talent Showcase on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Isaac’s Bar and Grill, the event will include live music, dancing, poetry and stories reflecting the cultural heritage of performers.“The event will be a great way for the Brock community to educate their peers about their culture in a fun and entertaining way,” Gruosso said.Faculty, staff or students interested in performing are encouraged to sign-up using the online registration form on the event website by Tuesday, Feb 5.On Thursday, Feb. 7, the International Centre Global Commons will host a movie night for the University community, with one of four highly acclaimed international films chosen for screening by popular vote. Options include: The African Doctor, Lionheart, Roma and The Salesman. Voting will take place on Brock International’s Instagram story on Feb. 5, with the winning movie announced the following day. This event is a free to attend with no RSVP required. Snacks and drinks will also be provided.“Attending events during Celebration of Nations will truly deepen your understanding of the world outside of Canada,” said Gruosso. “It’s a valuable opportunity to learn more about cultural traditions and values from more than 100 countries on campus.”The week culminates with a live performance by Canadian singer-songwriter Amanda Martinez at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (PAC) on Friday, Feb. 8. Through her music, Martinez blends her unique Mexican and South African roots with flamenco soul.Held in partnership with the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts (MIWSFPA), and co-sponsored by the PAC, the concert will feature songs from Libre, the latest album by Martinez, which celebrates freedom of all kinds.“We are privileged to be among the first audiences to hear Amanda Martinez’s new album, Libre, live,” said Matthew Royal, Brock’s Department of Music Chair. “It promises to be a lively and entertaining evening, celebrating both musical and non-musical kinds of freedom.”Tickets are available online through the PAC website at a cost of $29 for adults, $23 for seniors and students, $13 for children 14 and under, and $5 for high school EYEGO students, plus applicable taxes and fees.Brock International will be giving away 10 pairs of tickets as part of an Instagram contest during Celebration of Nations. Follow Brock International on Instagram for complete details.Learn more about Celebration of Nations activities by visiting brocku.ca/nations or contacting Brock International Services by email at isa@brocku.ca or by phone at 905-688-5550 x4785. read more

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Households in England facing inflationbusting council tax rises of £100 or more

first_imgCredit:Joe Giddens/PA Nearly all councils (95%) plan to increase council tax Adult social care was the greatest long-term pressure (nearly 38%), the survey said.Jonathan Carr-West, chief executive of LGiU, said: “Councils are on the edge. They are for the most part holding services together (though a significant minority are not). But they can only do this this by raising council tax, increasing charging and draining their reserves.”The system is unsustainable and needs far more fundamental reform than is presently on offer. It’s simply not acceptable that we don’t know how local government will work post 2020.”Councils are calling for assurances around funding for the next three years and for a fundamental redesign of the finance system. At present government is offering neither. That has to change.”Responding, Local Government Association chairman Lord Porter said: “Some councils continue to be pushed perilously close to the financial edge.”Many will have to make tough decisions about which services have to be scaled back or stopped altogether to plug funding gaps. Nearly every household in England will face inflation-busting council tax rises of £100 or more along with higher charges for parking and disposing of waste.Nearly all councils (95%) plan to increase council tax while 93% will hike charges to make ends meet, the 2018 State of Local Government Finance research conducted by the LGiU think tank and The Municipal Journal found.The council tax rises will add around £100 to the average bill for a Band D property – equivalent to 6 per cent – but as much as £200 for owners of more expensive properties. The planned increases come against a backdrop in which 80% of councils fear for their financial stability.Council tax can be hiked by up to 3% this year, in line with inflation, before a referendum is triggered, while authorities can also levy an additional “precept” to raise money for spending on social care.The greatest immediate pressure on budgets came in children’s services (nearly 32% of councils), followed by adult social care (nearly 28%), and housing and homelessness (19%). Credit: Alamy “Extra council tax raising powers will helpfully give some councils the option to raise some extra income but will not bring in enough to completely ease the financial pressure they face.”This means many councils face having to ask residents to pay more council tax while offering fewer services as a result.”The LGA has warned about the urgent need to address the £2 billion funding gap facing children’s services.”A child is being referred to council children’s services every 49 seconds on a daily basis and councils started more than 500 child protection investigations every day last year – up from 200 a decade ago.”This unprecedented surge in demand shows no sign of abating.”- A total of 113 individual councils responded to the survey, representing a third of all English local authorities.A spokesman for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government said: “Our finance settlement strikes a balance between relieving growing pressure on local government whilst ensuring that hard-pressed taxpayers do not face excessive bills.”We have listened to representations made from councils and delivered on these with extra funding.”Overall councils will see a real-term increase in resources over the next two years, more freedom and fairness and with a greater certainty to plan and secure value for money.”We are also delivering on our commitment to give councils more control over the business rates they raise locally – with millions of pounds staying in communities and being spent on local priorities.”We want to work with local government to develop a new funding system for the future and encourage councils to submit responses to the review currently under way.” Nearly all councils (95%) plan to increase council taxlast_img read more

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These Original HandDrawn Legend of Zelda Maps Are Truly Amazing

first_img The original The Legend of Zelda had one of the largest in-game worlds of its time. The overworld and its dungeons were so huge that it was easy to get lost or forget where certain items and doors were. Some kids took it upon themselves to draw their own maps to help them find their way. Depending on the artist’s skill level, some of these unofficial maps could be considered works of art.Knowing that, it is interesting to find out that the creators of The Legend of Zelda also made their own hand-drawn maps of the game during the development process. To celebrate The Legend of Zelda‘s 30th anniversary, Nintendo of Europe has released several illustrations that were used during the development of this classic. They’ve posted a video of the overworld map along with a few select sketches from the developers.This video is the overworld map, which comes complete with some of the in-game secrets.Below is a drawing of the infamous skull room, drawn by Takashi Tezuka. You can see how it compares to the one from the game thanks to the power of gifs!Here is another one from Tezuka-san.And here we have some pictures from none other than Shigeru Miyamoto himself. Miyamoto is known for being a talented artist in his own right, and that comes across in the level of detail of these drawings. These hand-drawn maps are so great that it would be wise for Nintendo to put them all in a collected book. I’m certain that fans of Zelda and of retro gaming would love to own these in one form or another. With more anniversaries of classic Nintendo franchises on the horizon, it will be nice to see the company release more content like this since it is a unique and interesting look into how some of our favorite games were created. Stay on targetcenter_img Rhythm Game Spin-Offs We Want After ‘Cadence of Hyrule’Fan-Made ‘Zelda’ Tabletop Game Returns You to the Wild last_img read more

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Dwells MultiPronged Media Strategy

first_imgThe event is not just for design professionals, but enthusiasts as well, which makes this event “the antithesis of a typical American tradeshow,” as O’Connor Abrams puts it, an aspect of the company’s media portfolio that establishes touch points with not only vendors and exhibitors, but its core reader base as well.“When it comes to the event space, I was struck by the fact that tradeshows in this country are these very pedantic events with aisles on a grid that are totally unimagined,” she says. “We broke the grid, if you will. When you walk into the convention center in Los Angeles for Dwell on Design, you see exhibition and experience centers, and not these aisles that you need to walk up and down on.”For Dwell on Design, five full-size homes are constructed on about 20,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space, with about 10,000 plants covering the area, transforming the space into a neighborhood.“It’s an immersive design experience so there’s nothing tradeshow about it,” she says.The anti-trade fair concept, while intriguing on the surface, does raise some questions: How do sponsorships work? If attendees are mainly enthusiasts, why does it make sense to exhibit at all? And, how does this make sense for the publisher’s business?About 50 percent of the attendees are trade professionals, and the first day of the three-day event is for that demographic. Yet, O’Connor Abrams says many don’t leave after the trade day. During the event’s research phase to determine scale and size, exhibitors, she says, asked if the right people would be on site.“Our research shows they stay for the whole weekend and that it comes out to be 50-50 trade professionals and consumers,” she says. “We find that the people we attract are not only design-savvy consumers. It’s also not uncommon to see one of these enthusiasts walking with their blueprints for their remodel, new home or second home with their architect or designer by their side to meet with designers, vendors and suppliers. They are going ahead and purchasing, and our smaller exhibitors have a retail cash-and-carry license—it’s not uncommon to see someone walking out of the show with $2,000 worth of chairs for their kitchen.” As print continues to decline and digital often struggles to live up to the hype, events are offering higher profits than print and, for many publishers, far higher revenues than digital. Luxury consumer magazine and media company Dwell, however, is leveraging all of these different groups and treating each as equally valuable mediums for its business model.“We spent a lot of time looking at the events space for Dwell,” says Michela O’Connor Abrams, president of Dwell Media. “The driving business mission for the company is bringing modern design to anyone—anywhere, anytime, anyplace and in any form. Because of that, we really never, in a way, were a traditional publisher.”A Hybrid Trade EventIn 2005, O’Connor Abrams launched Dwell on Design, now one of the largest design events in the U.S., hosting about 30,000 attendees in 2012. last_img read more

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Study shows solar powered sea slugs can survive long term in the

first_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. (Phys.org) —A team of researchers from Germany and the Netherlands has found that at least two species of sea slug thought to be able to endure long periods of starvation by gleaning energy from the sun has found that the slugs can live for long periods of time without food and with or without sunlight. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, the team describes experiments they conducted with the slugs and then outline their findings. The two types of sea slugs (Plakobranchus ocellatus and Elysia timida) survive by eating algae, but prior research has shown that the creature can survive very long periods of starvation. Because the slugs do not digest—at least right away—a specialized subunit of cells known as an organelle, that in the algae is responsible for photosynthesis, scientists have believed that the slugs were somehow gaining energy from the sun using the cells from the algae.To test this theory, the researchers subjected several of the sea slugs to long periods of starvation under three different conditions. One group of the slugs was kept in the dark without food—another group was kept in a sunlit enclosure but was also not given any food. A third group was given a chemical that inhibits photosynthesis and was then kept in a lighted enclosure, but was not given any food either. After 55 days the researchers pulled the slugs from their enclosures and studied them to learn if there were any differences among them. Surprisingly, the researchers could not find any. All the members of all three groups survived and all lost approximately the same amount of weight. A subsequent test showed just how durable the slugs really are—the researchers put six of them in a dark enclosure and didn’t feed them for 88 days—all of the slugs survived and even appeared healthy.The results of the study disprove the idea that the slugs somehow derive energy from the photosynthesizing cells they keep alive for long periods in their bodies. The researchers suggest that the slugs may instead be allowing the cells to remain alive for long periods of time, simply to eat them slowly as time passes. This means that the cells are apparently kept alive by the sun while in the slugs body—sort of an internal farming system, allowing the slugs to survive long starvation periods, which because they move so slowly, appears a necessary adaption to ensure survival. Explore further Exemplary images of P. ocellatus specimens. Image (i) shows a slug kept in the light and which was regularly fed, hence best representing natural conditions. Image (ii) shows a slug after 55 days of starvation in the dark. Credit: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2493 More information: Plastid-bearing sea slugs fix CO2 in the light but do not require photosynthesis to survive, Published 20 November 2013 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2493AbstractSeveral sacoglossan sea slugs (Plakobranchoidea) feed upon plastids of large unicellular algae. Four species—called long-term retention (LtR) species—are known to sequester ingested plastids within specialized cells of the digestive gland. There, the stolen plastids (kleptoplasts) remain photosynthetically active for several months, during which time LtR species can survive without additional food uptake. Kleptoplast longevity has long been puzzling, because the slugs do not sequester algal nuclei that could support photosystem maintenance. It is widely assumed that the slugs survive starvation by means of kleptoplast photosynthesis, yet direct evidence to support that view is lacking. We show that two LtR plakobranchids, Elysia timida and Plakobranchus ocellatus, incorporate 14CO2 into acid-stable products 60- and 64-fold more rapidly in the light than in the dark, respectively. Despite this light-dependent CO2 fixation ability, light is, surprisingly, not essential for the slugs to survive starvation. LtR animals survived several months of starvation (i) in complete darkness and (ii) in the light in the presence of the photosynthesis inhibitor monolinuron, all while not losing weight faster than the control animals. Contrary to current views, sacoglossan kleptoplasts seem to be slowly digested food reserves, not a source of solar power.center_img © 2013 Phys.org Journal information: Proceedings of the Royal Society B Citation: Study shows ‘solar powered’ sea slugs can survive long term in the dark (2013, November 20) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2013-11-solar-powered-sea-slugs-survive.html Researchers discover sea slugs that stab each other in the head after copulation (w/ Video)last_img read more

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Tiger Woods DUI arrest video

first_imgVideo via TMZThe Jupiter Police Department has released dashcam video of Tiger Woods’ DUI arrest. pic.twitter.com/pFt4QLksqs— GOLF.com (@golf_com) May 31, 2017Via Golf Advertisement The dashcam video of Tiger Wood’s DUI arrest in Jupiter, Florida from early Monday morning has been released.It shows a disoriented Woods slurring and mumbling his words and failing the administered field sobriety tests after police discovered him asleep at the wheel of his 2015 Mercedes on the shoulder of the road. His brake lights were on, his left turn signal was blinking, and the vehicle had two flat tires.The video only corroborates the unflattering scene depicted in the written police report, released yesterday. Woods was booked and charged with DUI before being released on his own recognizance.In a statement Woods claimed the incident was a result of a mix of prescription drugs and alcohol was not a factor. Alcohol breathalyzer tests performed after his arrest confirmed Woods did not have alcohol in his system at the time of the arrest.last_img read more

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LGBTI women are being left behind gay men in the gender pay

first_imgShutterstock.comLGBTI women earn less than their male LGBTI counterparts. | Photo: File Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… LGBTI domestic abuse: Here’s a global list of where you can go to get helpWhy are lesbians the most likely to be biased against bi women?LGBTI’s in the US less likely to have jobs or health insurance – studyRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lgbti-women-are-being-left-behind-gay-men-in-the-gender-pay-gap/ GAYSTARNEWS- LGBTI people are better offWhile there definitely is a gender pay gap in the LGBTI community, it is not anywhere near as bad as the gap between straight people.The report found LGBTI women earn 18% less than LGBTI men, but heterosexual women earn 31% less than straight men.LGBTI women are five times more likely to have to IVF or reproduction related expenses in the next 10 years than straight women. And they are less likely to be a home owner-occupier and less likely to benefit from shared expenditure in retirement.‘The report suggests LGBTQI women are feeling less of a pinch than hetero women when it comes to the gender pay and super gap, however they are doing it tough in other respects,’ Miller said.‘We’re seeing some grave concerns impacting LGBTQI women with 63% surveyed saying they are worried about their ability to financially provide for themselves and their family, and 33% saying money is a source of conflict in their household.‘International Women’s Day is a timely reminder for us to enhance the financial wellbeing of all Australian women.’Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Australia has come a long way on LGBTI rights but there is one place where it still lagging, the gender pay gap.New research has found that there is gender pay gap that exists within the LGBTI community.LBTI (lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex) women earn an average wage 25% less than men.On top of that 60% of LBTI women earn less than AU$40,000 a year (US$31,130) compared to 42% of LGBTI men.The St.George LGBTQI Financial Wellbeing Report researched the financial needs of Australia’s LGBTI communities.The report looked household finances, overall wealth and financial outlook.Ross Miller, General Manager for St.George said the research was undertaken to help the bank understand more about the financially diverse needs of LGBTQI families.‘As an inclusive family bank, we are committed to helping all our customers, including seniors, multicultural Australians and the LGBTQI community,’ Miller said.‘The report is an important step for us to identify and understand the financial needs of LGBTQI Australians.’last_img read more

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Florida still bringing in record numbers despite Zika hurricanes

first_imgFlorida still bringing in record numbers despite Zika, hurricanes Posted by Share Tags: Florida Monday, November 21, 2016 center_img JACKSONVILLE — Tourists continue to visit Florida in record numbers during a year that saw two hurricanes hit the state and federal officials warn away pregnant women from Miami due to the Zika virus.Florida Gov. Rick Scott will announce Monday that 85 million tourists visited the state during the first nine months of 2016.State officials say that’s the highest nine-month total ever and a 5.5 per cent increase over last year.Scott in a statement said the record numbers show how well Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing arm, is doing its job. Incoming House Speaker Richard Corcoran has questioned continued funding of the organization.The governor noted that record numbers of tourists visited the state despite the Zika outbreak, hurricanes and the tragic attack at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando that left 49 dead. The Canadian Press << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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Injured Uruguay star Suárez in camp England crushes Peru key Italian player

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condoled with the people of the Birnin-Gwari Emirate Council. emerged from the river on two speed boats loaded with machine guns and other ammunition and struck during market hours at 8 a. the fiscal consolidation,The Rev.Modi told Hollande he would call him back after reaching Varanasi File image of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal PTI Modi then called Hollande heard the text of draft — which was later dubbed the Paris Agreement — and made suggestions and assured him of India’s full cooperation He also committed to go beyond the Paris Agreement There were no reasons to doubt Modi’s commitment to environmental protection given the fact that he also authored a book on the issue However what appears to blow all this tall talks to smithereens is the pall of poisonous toxins in the misty haze which has surrounded Delhi this week It has become difficult to breathe not only outdoors but even in homes and offices Those suffering from allergies asthma or other breathing problems have been facing the worst with the onset of winter The Delhi government has not only asked schools to remain shut but also advised parents against sending children outdoors Nothing could be a worse indictment of society as an executive order preventing children from going to school and playing In fact the grey smog that has enveloped Delhi Haryana Punjab and parts of Western Uttar Pradesh is an index of callousness and criminality in the country’s social and political order that is impermeable to the ordeal that people are going through The poisonous haze that surrounds Delhi is a phenomenon that occurs every year Though the prime cause is attributed to the burning of residue of crops in Haryana and Punjab during October and November the Union government and the governments of Delhi and the adjoining states always react in a knee-jerk manner And every time this poisonous climate continues for nearly a fortnight the impotent rage of the citizens peters out into "business as usual" File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Reuters Modi assured citizens his government would not put up with the "chalta hai" approach of the past He reassured citizens there would be discernible change But the air pollution around NCR is nothing but a reaffirmation of age-old adage: The more things change the more theystay the same At political and social level the leadership maintains an ostrich-like approach to a danger that crops up every year In this case though the ruling BJP is to be held accountable more than other parties Though Punjab is now ruled by the Congress Haryana which contributes a great deal of pollutants to creating this haze is ruled by the BJP Similarly Uttar Pradesh is also ruled by the BJP The least the BJP could have done was to sensitise the governments and launch a campaign at social level to reduce the pollution level before the onset of the winter Perhaps these two states could have shown the way for Punjab and Delhi whose governments reacted only when the crisis blew up in their faces? ” Adamolekun, [onet.” Check it out. an increase of only 1. has had little exposure to foreign policy issues and has spent much of the past several months engaged in policy briefings to bring him up to speed.

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