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Sarri Ive reached the top by joining Chelsea

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first_imgChelsea coach Maurizio Sarri revealed how it dawned on him that he has reached the top of football following an exchange with Liverpool counterpart Jurgen KloppFollowing his summer arrival from Napoli, Sarri has enjoyed a record-breaking start at Chelsea this season.The Blues are currently just four points adrift from Premier League leaders Manchester City and unbeaten after 12 games.Now Sarri has described a moment he shared with Klopp on the touchline back in September, where Chelsea had a double-header against Liverpool.“At one point I turned to him [Klopp] and saw that he was smiling,” Sarri told La Gazzetta dello Sport.“I approached and asked him why.“He told me ‘I’m having a good time, you?’ ‘Me too,’ I replied.“Here, when you live these situations, you realise that you have reached the top.”divock origi, liverpoolReport: Origi cause Klopp injury concerns George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Divock Origi injury in today’s game against Newcastle is a cause for concern for Jurgen Klopp.Perhaps with one eye on Tuesday’s trip to Italy…Klopp is the coach that Sarri respects most in the Premier League due to their shared philosophical point of views.“I feel closer to Klopp from a philosophical point of view,” said Sarri. “The exchange of words between us seems to me to be exemplary.”Although the Italian also holds Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho and Arsenal’s Unai Emery in a high regard.“Mourinho is a man of extraordinary human qualities,” added Sarri.“He made an excellent impression on the day of the Stamford Bridge match when the incident involving one of my assistants occurred.“On a professional level, there is little to say: he has won everything and everywhere.“Emery is a scholar and an excellent professional. The offensive organisation of his football is of the highest level.”Chelsea will travel to Tottenham this Saturday in a Premier League fixture.last_img read more

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CWC 2018 River is rich in football

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first_imgKnow as The Millionaires, Argentinean team River Plate is participating for the second time in the FIFA Club World CupRiver Plate beat Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores Final after two very controversial weeks.But know the Argentinean side will represent CONMEBOL in the FIFA Club World Cup that starts tomorrow.Known as The Millionaires, this team is based in the capital city of Buenos Aires in Argentina.The club was founded in 1901 and is celebrating its 117th anniversary.With 66 official championships, River Plate is one of the biggest clubs in Argentina having won the local tournament 36 times.River Plate v Boca Juniors - Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2018Match Preview: River Plate vs Boca Juniors Boro Tanchev – September 1, 2019 It is time for one of the most intense derby games in the world, as River Plate and Boca Juniors go head-to-head tonight at 22:00 (CET).They have only won the Copa Libertadores in four occasions.This is their second time they play in the FIFA Club World Cup. In 2015 they lost the title to Barcelona after a 3-0 defeat.They will have to wait in the Semifinals, on December 18th, for the winner of the matches between Al Ain, Team Wellington, and Espérance de Tunis.#CWC18: Get to know @CARPoficial – Know as The Millionaires, Argentinean team River Plate is participating for the second time in the @ClubWorldCups. pic.twitter.com/AmxG6vaLjW— Ronaldo.com (@ronaldocomint) December 11, 2018last_img read more

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Brendan Rodgers insists Aberdeen wont be easy

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first_imgCeltic manager Brendan Rodgers insists the game against Aberdeen won’t be easy, despite their struggles this season.Derek McInnes’ team have won only two of their last seven league games in a from late August to late October and saw them drop out of the top six.However, since their 1-0 loss to Celtic in the Scottish League Cup final at the beginning of December Aberdeen have rediscovered their form, winning five of their last six games.Saturday’s 2-0 home win against Hearts puts them in third place, three points behind Celtic who cruised to a 3-0 home victory over Dundee United, and two points behind Rangers who are seated in second place.“They are on a nice little run at the minute,” said Rodgers, according to Daily Mail.“Where they were at the early part of the season was probably a little bit false.”Leicester City, Manchester UnitedMatch Preview: Manchester United vs Leicester City Boro Tanchev – September 13, 2019 Old Trafford is the venue for the Premier League encounter between Manchester United and Leicester City, which kicks off at 16:00 (CET) on Saturday.“Since the cup final they have had some good results and it will be a good game.”“It is a place that you always expect a tough game and that is what we will prepare for.”“There has always been different types of games with Aberdeen but we know that it is always a tough game.”“We will go there ready to hopefully put in a good performance and get the points.”last_img read more

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John Cox takes High Road wishes Newsom well

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first_imgJohn Cox takes “High Road,” wishes Newsom well Updated: 11:21 PM Posted: November 6, 2018 Sampson Ochotorena November 6, 2018center_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Republican gubernatorial candidate for California John Cox contacted Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday evening. Cox conceded the race, but also extended his assistance in effort to help the people of California. KUSI was live Tuesday night at the US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel, with John Cox’s concession speech.RELATED STORY: Democratic Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom of CA elected Governor, defeating John Cox Sampson Ochotorena, Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, Politics Tags: Decision 2018, John Cox FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Health officials confirm first flu death of this years flu season

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first_imgHealth officials confirm first flu death of this year’s flu season August 21, 2019 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, Posted: August 21, 2019 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Health officials today confirmed the first influenza- related death of the 2019/2020 flu season in San Diego County.The county’s Health and Human Services Agency reported that a 74-year-old Chula Vista man died Aug. 15 due to complications from Influenza B. The man, whose name was withheld, also had additional medical issues, according to county health officials.The county tracks flu activity year-round during each flu season, which corresponds with the county’s fiscal year from July 1 to June 30. Health officials didn’t confirm the first flu death in each of the last two flu seasons until October.“Influenza deaths can occur at any time since influenza circulates throughout the year,” said Dr. Dean Sidelinger, the county’s interim deputy public health officer. “The elderly, pregnant women and those with underlyingmedical conditions are at higher risk of developing complications from influenza.”Since July 1, health officials have confirmed 106 flu cases throughout the county. At this time in the last two flu seasons, officials had confirmed just 26 cases in 2018 and 114 in 2017. The 2017/2018 flu season resulted in 342 flu-related deaths, the most since the county began tracking flu data nearly 20 years ago.The season’s flu vaccine will not be widely available around the county until September, according to local officials. Certain local pharmacies and health clinics may have the vaccine before then, however. Residents can check if the vaccine is available near them by searching their ZIP code at cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/flu-finder-widget.html.County health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly advise the annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older, especially in demographics with a heightened risk of serious complications.Residents can take precaution against contracting the virus by frequently washing their hands, cleaning commonly touched surfaces and avoiding contact with sick people.“It’s important to practice good hand hygiene and stay home if you are sick to avoid infecting others,” Sidelinger said. “People should cover their mouth when causing and sneezing to prevent the spread of germs.” KUSI Newsroom last_img read more

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Rodale to Launch NewsstandOnly Magazine for Parents

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first_imgEmmaus, Pennsylvania-based Rodale Inc. is planning to extend its Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazine brands by launching a title called Children’s Health. The special newsstand-only issue, which will carry an initial print run of 750,000, will hit store shelves on September 15.“This is a newsstand special that represents our first look and effort in the parenting space,” Men’s Health publisher Jack Essig told FOLIO:. “Rodale has shown time and again that we have an unparalleled ability to successfully launch health and wellness brands across a variety of platforms. We look forward to using this same approach to help parents make the right decisions for their families.”With a $5.99 cover price, the 112-page issue features 15 ad pages, Essig said. Advertisers include General Mills, Ralph Lauren and Vtech. Rodale will donate a portion of its ad dollars to various charities that support children’s health, like Save the Children. A companion Web site will go live when the issue hits newsstands, Essig said.Children’s Health also will feature First Lady Michelle Obama on the cover and an interview inside. In addition, Rodale will publish interviews with Michelle Obama in the October issue of Women’s Health and the November issue of Prevention. President Barack Obama will be the cover story of the October issue of Men’s Health.The Men’s Health and Women’s Health articles, according to the New York Times, will publicize the Obama health care reform plan, with Men’s Health “strongly endorsing it.” The series was the brainchild of Men’s Health editor Peter Moore, who contacted the White House this spring with the idea of publishing articles about the healthcare plan across Rodale’s titles.Essig said the series poses no editorial conflict of interest. “As a company that publishes magazines about health, we would be remiss not to cover this important topic,” he said. “Each month, we provide our readers with the information they need to make decisions that impact their lives. This is both a timely and topical issue that we know our readers have a strong interest in.” According to the New York Times story, Rodale is taking a “try-it-and-see approach” with Children’s Health, indicating that Rodale doesn’t have specific plans to publish the magazine regularly.last_img read more

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Get The Sims 4 free

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first_img Tags Share your voice Comment Now playing: Watch this: Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Play God, after a fashion, in The Sims 4, which is free through May 28. CNET If you’ve never played The Sims in any of its incarnations, or you played it years ago but then got busy living your actual life, here’s good news: The Sims 4 Standard Edition is free for a limited time.See it at OriginAvailable for PC and Mac, the game requires an Origin account (also free) and the eponymous client software. (The latter is basically EA’s version of Steam.) Once you claim it, it’s yours to keep, even after the promotion ends.The Sims 4 normally sells for $39.99, and that’s the price you’d currently pay at Amazon.CNET hasn’t reviewed the game, and I haven’t played it since version 1, but you can read GameSpot’s The Sims 4 review if you want an overview. Verdict: Not the best iteration of the game, perhaps, though certainly still fun at its core. And for free, what’s not to like?Read more: Great games for your non-gaming laptop The Cheapskate CNET Apps Todaycenter_img CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter! Some of the best games of 2018 1:18 1 Video Gameslast_img read more

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Bengaluru Army Major rapes colleague in car released on interim bail

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first_img Close (Representational Image)Creative CommonsIn a shocking incident, an army major in Bengaluru had allegedly raped his colleague in his car on the Old Airport Road in East Bengaluru. The incident occurred on February 4, 2019, and a case was registered against the army major two days later.The victim said that she had attended a senior colleague’s party on the night of February 4 and had returned home late at night. The accused, Major Choudhary, had gone to her house later and asked her out for a drive. The victim agreed since she was hungry and thought they could grab a bite to eat.According to a report by the Times of India, the accused then took the victim to an isolated location and they both consumed alcohol in the car. The victim, in her complaint, said that Major Choudhary then began to behave in an inappropriate manner with her.The major then started to touch her in an improper manner which made her uncomfortable. She asked him to take her back home and he started the car and began to drive. However, he stopped the car, pushed the victim to the backseat and went on to rape her. “He pushed me forcefully on to the back seat of the car and raped me before dropping me at my residence,” the victim said in her complaint.The woman was in shock for a few days. She mustered up courage and told her family members and her senior officials. She proceeded to give an oral complaint to them and as admitted at the Command Hospital for medical treatment.On February 15, the woman went to the Viveknagar police station to file an FIR since it was required for the court. A case was lodged against Major Choudhury under Sections 376 (rape) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Major Choudhury was then arrested but let go on interim bail.The case was then transferred to the Ulsoor police after the Viveknagar police identified the crime scene and saw it was not in their jurisdiction. “We’re investigating the case and will take legal action against the accused,” Rahulkumar Shahapurwad, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (east division) was quoted as saying by TOI. Therapeutic Applications Of Recreational Drugs On The Risecenter_img IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:06/3:15Loaded: 0%0:06Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-3:09?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading …last_img read more

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This Game of Thrones star wishes to replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

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first_imgLogan/FacebookAquaman and Game of Thrones movie star Jason Momoa has recently admitted that he is up for replacing Hugh Jackman in the next human-mutant movie featuring Logan aka Wolverine.As per the recent reports, Jason Momoa has reportedly expressed his desire for playing Wolverine at Celebrity Fan Fest in San Antonio, Texas. If Marvel Studios hire him, then it would be another celebrated superhero role which Jason would play. As we all know, he is famous for playing Arthur Curry in DCEU’s Aquaman movie.Chances of Marvel Studios hiring a DCEU actor play the role of Wolverine are pretty slim but it would still be interesting to see how this Game of Thrones star will replace Hugh Jackman as one of the most loved superheroes of all time.As we all know, after almost seventeen years of portraying the role of Logan, the Australian-born Hugh Jackman decided to exit from the role. He portrayed the role of Wolverine for the last time in the 2017’s critically acclaimed film Logan. Ever since then fans and Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds are requesting Hugh to portray the role of the clawed mutant for one more time. Fan are desperately waiting to see Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman together in an action-thriller superhero movie. Jason Momoa with his facial hairInstagramMeanwhile, there have been several other actors who have shown interest in replacing Hugh Jackman as Wolverine. Earlier this month, Dark Phoenix movie director Simon Kinberg stated that he cannot imagine anybody but Hugh Jackman to play Logan but still, as per him, Venom star Tom Hardy would be an interesting choice.In addition to this, director Kevin Smith also stated in April this year that if Mission Impossible movie star Tom Cruise would star as Wolverine, then that superhero movie has the potential to earn over $1 billion at the box-office.Jason Momoa said if he were to play any role in the MCU it would be WOLVERINE! #CelebrityFanFest pic.twitter.com/Q5B8W1OFNM— SuperBroMovies (@SuperBroMovies) June 15, 2019Whatever the scenario is, it is hard to state who is going to replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in the future X-Men movies. As we all know, Marvel Studios has acquired Fox and with that, they now have the rights to reboot the franchise in its entirety. After the failure of recent X-Men movies, it is most likely that Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige would like to reboot the entire mutant saga and with that, he is going to cast some young actor who will stay with the franchise for at least two decades.last_img read more

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BCL Juba League men in drug dealing at 6 edu institutions

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first_imgA total of 24 people, including seven leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League and two Juba League men, are involved in drug dealing in six educational institutions of the capital.A sub-inspector of police is also involved in the drug trading, according to the home ministry’s latest list of drug dealers. Three private universities – Eastern University, United International University and World University – are on the list. The list also includes Dhaka University’s Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology, Jagannath University and Dhaka College.The home ministry list of drug peddlers in educational institutions reveals that Md Parvez, Md Showrav, Md Tushan, Md Jewel and Md Samrat, all of them BCL activists of the Jagannath University unit, are involved in the drug trade on the campus. An employee of the university cafeteria, Anwar Hossain, is on the list. “We are struggling to locate the students as the list doesn’t give their full names,” said Jagannath University proctor Nur Mohammad when asked about the matter.The proctor added that one man has so far been identified.About the cafeteria employee, the proctor said, “We have confirmed that he is not involved in drug peddling.”Earlier on 25 August 2011, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained Joynal Abedin aka Russel, general secretary of university’s BCL unit, among three others with 522 yaba pills from the capital’s Shantinagar area.Though Joynal was caught red handed with 200 yaba pills, he denied his arrest to Prothom Alo.The home ministry list did not include Joynal Abedin’s name.Monir, a sub-inspector of New Market police outpost, and two others were found involved in the drug trade on Dhaka College campus.Two others were named as Mamun and Md Polash.Prothom Alo investigation identified a few hot spots of the drug trade around the college campus. Priyangan Shopping Mall’s lane, the lane opposite Eastern Mollika Shopping Mall, Bakusha Market’s Babupura Gali, the road behind New Market, and the third gate of BGB headquarters are on the list.Asked about the SI, Md Atikur Rahman, an officer-n-charge of the Newmarket police station, said seven or eight months ago, Monir was in this police station. Senior officials are investigating the matter after receiving the list.Raisul Islam aka Robin, Md Rajib, Md Sohel, Md Alauddin and Mosammat Jamila are involved in the drug trade on the campus of Hazaribag’s Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology.An officer of Hazaribag police station, on anonymity, said Raisul Islam is an organising secretary of Juba League unit in Hazaribag area. Hazaribag police station’s inspector Mojubur Rahman said Jamila is a professional drug peddler while Sohel faces several cases filed with the police station.Former president of BCL’s Dhanmondi unit, Sujauddin Tuhin, general secretary SS Ashfaq and Rashedur Rahman, Md Pavel, Md Jasim and Moshiur Alam aka Sohag are in the drug trade in the three private universities.Sujauddin Tuhin and SS Ashfaq denied such charges.Kalabagan police station inspector ASM Asaduzzaman told Prothom Alo, they could not find Rashedur Rahman, Md Pavel and Md Jasim at the addresses given in the home ministry’s documents.*This report, originally published in Prothom Alo print edition, has been rewritten in English by Toriqul Islam.last_img read more

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France fears further protests

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first_imgPeople are at work to build a wooden wall aimed at protecting the shop window of store, on 7 December 2018 on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, on the eve of a fourth wave of `yellow vests` anti-government protests. Last Saturday`s riots in Paris, where the Arc de Triomphe war memorial was sacked, dozens of cars torched and shops looted, were the worst in decades, plunging president Emmanuel Macron`s government into a deep crisis. Photo: AFPBusinesses in Paris battened down the hatches on Friday and streets were cleared of material that could be used as weapons amid fears of further violence during a fourth round of “yellow vest” protests.The French capital experienced its worst riots in decades last weekend, plunging president Emmanuel Macron’s government into its deepest crisis so far.The Arc de Triomphe war memorial was sacked, dozens of cars torched and shops looted by the radical fringe of a three-week-old rebellion over taxes and inequality.Interior minister Christophe Castaner on Friday vowed “zero tolerance” towards those aiming to wreak further destruction and mayhem during a new round of protests set for Saturday.”These past three weeks have seen the birth of a monster that has escaped its creators,” Castaner told a news conference, adding: “It’s time now for dialogue.”Shops around the famous Champs-Elysees boulevard — epicentre of last week’s battle — were busy boarding up their windows and emptying them of merchandise on Friday.”We can’t take the risk,” said a manager at a Ducati motorcycle dealership as employees loaded luxury Italian racers onto trucks for safekeeping.The operators of leading museums and landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre and Musee d’Orsay all said they would be closed on Saturday, along with department stores, operas, theatres and libraries.Foreign governments are watching developments closely.The US embassy issued a warning to Americans in Paris to “keep a low profile and avoid crowds”, a warning echoed by the Turkish foreign ministry for Turkish travellers.The Belgian foreign ministry advised Belgians planning to visit Paris over the weekend to postpone their visit.- School pupils rounded up -Macron this week gave in to some of the protesters’ demands for measures to help the poor and struggling middle classes, including scrapping a planned increase in fuel taxes and freezing electricity and gas prices in 2019.But the “yellow vests”, who have become increasingly radicalised, are holding out for more.The government has vowed a tough response in the event of further trouble.Calls on social media for protesters to attack the police or march on the presidential palace have particularly rattled the authorities.Prime minister Edouard Philippe said 8,000 police would be deployed in Paris out of 89,000 nationwide, and that a dozen armoured vehicles would be stationed around the capital — a first.The police were already facing accusations Friday of being heavy-handed.A video showed officers in riot gear barking orders at dozens of high-school pupils kneeling on the ground with their hands behind their heads following a demonstration in Mantes-la-Jolie near Paris.”Whatever wrong was done, nothing justifies this filmed humiliation of minors,” Socialist leader Olivier Faure tweeted.- ‘Not the people’ -The “yellow vests”, named after the high-visibility safety jackets worn by demonstrators, began blocking roads, fuel depots and shopping centres around France on 17 November over fuel price hikes.Since then the movement has snowballed into a wider revolt against Macron’s economic policies and his top-down approach to power.Protests at dozens of schools over stricter university entrance requirements, and a call by farmers for demonstrations next week, have added to a sense of a government under siege.Opposition parties, particularly on the far right and radical left, have sought to capitalise on the protests to try to bring about Macron’s downfall.The protesters accuse the centrist president of favouring the rich and city-dwellers over those trying to make ends meet in car-dependent rural and small-town France.Many are calling on him to resign.Castaner on Friday estimated the number of people still taking part in demonstrations at 10,000 nationwide.”10,000 is not the people, it’s not France,” he argued, despite polls showing the protesters enjoying strong public support.- Macron’s silence -Macron’s “cardinal sin”, in the eyes of the protesters, was to slash wealth taxes shortly after taking office.The 40-year-old former investment banker, dubbed “the president of the rich” by critics, has so far ruled out re-imposing the “fortune tax” on high-earners, arguing it is necessary to boost investment and create jobs.But his climbdown on fuel taxes — intended to help France transition to a greener economy — marks a major departure for a leader who had prided himself on not giving into street protests.Prime minister Edouard Philippe has signalled a willingness to make further concessions.Macron himself has not commented publicly on the crisis since his return from the G20 summit in Argentina a week ago.Parliament speaker Richard Ferrand said the president did not want to “add fuel to the fire” in the run-up to Saturday’s demonstrations.He is expected to address the protests in a speech early next week.last_img

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SingleFamily Home Sales Up Ten Percent Compared To Last Year

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first_imgListen X 00:00 /01:14 Share HARSteady growth in the supply of homes is credited with boosting the Houston real estate market in May. “We have more inventory to choose from,” said Mario Arriaga, chairman of the Houston Association of Realtors. “And so, you know, it looks like the summer buying season’s gonna be a good, healthy market for us. Our pending sales are up. You know, the interest rates — 30-year mortgage, 15-year mortgage — is still below four percent.”  A total of 7,343 homes were sold in May. That’s a 3.6 percent increase over May of last year. There had been concern about what the downturn in oil would do to the Houston home market.“If anything, anyway, it allowed more inventory to come on stream,” Arriaga said. “And I think you saw buyers that were maybe on the sideline, didn’t want to get into the bidding wars, so to speak, with the limited inventory.”Arriaga is looking forward to brisk home sales this summer.“I don’t think the Feds are raising interest rates anytime soon, so I think we’re going to see those mortgage rates stay and just, you know, extremely low rates below four percent,” he said.   The single-family home average price declined a fractional 0.5 percent in May to $290,931. To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:last_img read more

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Kobalt Reports Robust 2018 Revenues Up 25

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first_img ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15 Kobalt posted strong results in its earnings report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, with revenues up by 25.3% to $402.1 million. The company also posted a 30% boost in gross collections, to $494 million and projects over $600 million in the same category for the 2019 fiscal year.Gross profit was up 23.6% to $52.5 million.“We’re outpacing the industry in terms of growth,” said Kobalt founder & CEO Willard Ahdritz. “We’ve been laser-focused on building out the global team to support the rapidly growing music industry and setting up creators for success. We’ve established ourselves as the technology leader in the industry, and we are deeply investing in building innovative new products and services across the music ecosystem to super-serve our roster, across publishing, recordings, collections, neighboring rights and sync.” Its recorded-music division, AWAL, was up 50% in revenue for the year, driven by artists including the Wombats, Lauv and Little Simz, along with a new partnership with Glassnote.“We are very excited by the rapid growth of AWAL, our recordings business, which achieved growth of over 50% in the last fiscal year and is anticipated to continue a similar growth rate this year,” said Ahdritz. “Through its unique multi-tiered model, AWAL is designed to serve artists at all stages of their careers on a scalable platform.”Its publishing division saw a 20% boost in revenue; recent signings include Childish Gambino, Enrique Iglesias, Marshmello and Ozuna,The company’s global staff grew from 376 to 515 employees during that same fiscal year and has since expanded in Canada.center_img Popular on Variety last_img read more

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OTT Tax Payers Revenue Figures Drop Tremendously

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first_imgA person pictured using the Telegram application. (Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash) Advertisement According to a quarterly report by government regulatory body of the communications sector; Uganda Communication Commission (UCC), shows OTT taxpayers and revenue figures have dropped tremendously since the levy was imposed.“In the last three months of the quarter under review, both the number of OTT tax payers and the figure for the OTT revenues were in the declining trend,” the report says. UCC or URA haven’t commented on the drop in figures as yet.The report shows the number of consumers who paid the levy on social media dropped from 8.04 million in July 2018 to 6.84 million people in September 2018. Simultaneously, the amount of revenue collected from Over-the-Top services equally reduced from UGX5.6 billion in July to UGX3.9 billion at the end of September 2018. – Advertisement – To recall, the levy on social media was inaugurated in the 2018/2019 financial year — passed by the Parliament of Uganda to go effective of July 1st, 2018. The Excise Duty (Amendment) Act 2018—imposed a UGX200 charge on Over-the-Top services per day of access. However, consumers can choose to pay UGX1,400 weekly, UGX6,000 monthly, UGX18,000 Quarterly or UGX73,000 Annually. Therefore, to access any social media site including; WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, LinkedIn, Twitter, among others, consumers have to pay the required tax.Consumers have opted to using virtual private network (VPN) connections to access OTT services than paying the tax. The UGX200 might look little to some, but to others its much. The numbers dropping could be explained by high usage of VPNs. Meanwhile, consumers have called out the government to scrap out the levy.[related-posts]According to report that was released by a Uganda-based technology consulting and development firm, Pollicy on Monday afternoon — 86% of internet users want the tax completely removed, 7.2% felt the tax should reamin, while 6.3% remained neutral.The Ministry of ICT has been asked to conduct an assessment on the impact of social media tax, as Parliament is preparing the budget for the 2019/2020 financial year.Meanwhile, the mobile internet subscription now stands at 13.57 million up from 9.85 million reflecting a growth of 38%. The country’s internet market is dominated by mobile internet compared to fixed internet.last_img read more

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