Main building at historic Cape Breton inn burns to ground in early

first_imgBADDECK, N.S. – A devastating fire has levelled the main lodge of an historic, much-loved inn on Cape Breton’s Bras d’Or Lakes, even as it spared a unique chapel bankrolled by a Toronto hockey legend.“It’s a devastating fire for the community,” said Councillor Bruce Morrison, who said he got a call at about 3 a.m. notifying him of a “big fire” at the Inverary Resort.“For me, it’s tough — it’s one of those icons in our community that has been enjoyed by generations of residents in Baddeck.”The rustic retreat that has been a “cornerstone of the community” since it was built in the late 19th century by a Cape Breton man dubbed “Millionaire” MacNeil.Plumes of white smoke were still wafting above the charred wreck of the three-storey building that housed the dining room, lobby, pub and several units attached to it in an addition.A tiny brown chapel that was donated to the owners by legendary Toronto Maple Leafs owner Conn Smythe was not damaged in the fire, according to Cape Breton musician Keith Mullins, who entertains at the Inverary a few nights every week.It’s believed all of the guests and staff got out without injury.Diana Weeks, a reporter for Ontario’s CHCH TV, was staying at the resort and tweeted about her escape.“Our hotel in Baddeck, N.S., is on fire and we’re all outside in our pjs. Good news is, it appears everyone got out safely,” Weeks tweeted overnight.“So so sad. Just grateful we got out in time and grabbed our valuables… Such a beautiful historic building.”Images and video on social media showed flames consuming the building, which glowed orange in the darkness. One video shows the whole building collapsing in on itself as flames poured out of the windows.Mullins said people had been singing and enjoying themselves late Wednesday: “Everything was amazing. We had a great time and everyone was singing.”He said he was devastated when he woke to hear the news.Mullins said he had not heard what the owners plan to do, but believes they could remain in operation, because there are other guest rooms on the property.“There are five or six large buildings. There’s another restaurant. There’s another kitchen in the conference centre. I don’t know exactly what their plans are but I do know that we all want to keep it going,” he said.According to the inn’s website, Smythe stayed at the Inverary in the early 1980s when he was in poor health, spending much of his time there in his room. The owner reportedly told Smythe that they were hoping to build a chapel when money allowed.“Someday, you’ll have your chapel,” Smythe apparently told the owners.Sometime later, Smythe died in Toronto and a family member contacted the inn’s owners to say that Smythe wanted to give them a chapel.The resort hosts a church service each week, although not in the chapel.Pastor Philip MacCormack said the 40-member congregation of the Baddeck Baptist Church doesn’t have its own building, and holds services each week in the inn’s convention centre.They are praying for the owner and staff of the inn, he said.“The owners have been very good to us,” he said.Morrison said the loss of the main building is a big blow to Baddeck, which sees hundreds of tourists trickle into the area every summer, swelling the full-time population of about 800 residents to about 2,500.“It’s a very difficult time for an event such as this to happen right at the start of our tourist season,” said Morrison, who is also the warden of Victoria County. “Baddeck is a very busy tourist destination.”It could also affect about 100 people who work at the sprawling four-hectare shoreline resort, he said.Several fire departments in the area answered the call. RCMP said they are working with the Nova Scotia Office of the Fire Marshal to determine the cause of the fire.The resort’s website says the original home was built by MacNeil “to show off the fortune he made in Boston.” Materials for the house, barn and wagon house were imported from the American city and became a showpiece for the Cape Breton community.Brothers Chad and Jamie Fownes bought the property after the Second World War and opened the Inverary Inn at the end of their military service, the website says.last_img read more

In the news today April 24

first_imgALSO IN THE NEWS:— Constitutional arguments will be heard in the case of Lorne Grabher, whose surname-personalized licence plate was revoked because it was deemed offensive to women.—  Abdulahai Hasan Sharif to return to court with a new lawyer on five charges of attempted murder. An Edmonton police officer was stabbed outside a football game and four pedestrians were hit by a man driving a U-Haul truck in October 2017. The judge ordered Sharif to find a new lawyer ahead of a court date on April 9.— Fatality inquiry into the deaths of Const. David Wynn and Shawn Rehn. Rehn was out on bail when he shot Wynn in a casino. He then shot himself in a nearby home.———The Canadian Press Five stories in the news for Wednesday, April 24———VOTERS IN P.E.I. ELECT TORY MINORITYVoters in P.E.I. have shed their century-old embrace of the Island’s two-party system, electing a Tory minority government and handing the upstart Green party official Opposition status for the first time. With all polls reporting Tuesday, the Tories won 12 seats, the Greens held nine, and the incumbent Liberals, led by Premier Wade MacLauchlan, had won five. The Greens had led in opinion polls since August, prompting speculation they could be poised to form Canada’s first Green government.———INQUIRY STARTS FOR SLAIN ALBERTA RCMP OFFICERThe widow of an Edmonton-area RCMP officer slain on duty hopes politicians take seriously any recommendations from a fatality inquiry into her husband’s death. The inquiry into the 2015 shooting of Constable David Wynn is to begin this morning. Wynn was shot while investigating a stolen truck parked outside a casino in St. Albert. The man who shot him, Shawn Rehn, was out on bail facing 15 charge, including weapons offences. An RCMP auxiliary constable was also wounded in the shooting, and there have been changes in how the force uses those civilians.———DATA SUGGESTS NO SPIKE IN HIGH DRIVING CHARGESA survey of police departments by The Canadian Press suggests no major rise or fall in drug-impaired driving charges in the six months since cannabis was legalized. Police departments in Edmonton and Vancouver say it’s been “business as usual” with similar rates of enforcement, while R-C-M-P in Newfoundland say they have charged about half as many people with drug-impaired driving since legalization compared with the same time period a year ago. R-C-M-P in Alberta were among the only departments to report an increase, with 58 charges — up from 32 over the same six months last year. Many departments say it’s too early to release data and national figures are not yet available.———PLANT MASKING POT ODOUR AROUND EDMONTON AIRPORTA skunky smell greeting travellers at Edmonton’s airport doesn’t mean stinky critters are running lose in the area. The scent is coming from the Edmonton International Airport’s new neighbour — Aurora Sky — which produces more than 100-thousand kilograms of cannabis per year. Aurora Cannabis, the company that operates the grow facility, is going to great lengths to mitigate any pot odour wafting over to the airport. Since the completion of the facility in January, the company has introduced two new exhaust units for deodorization, added 800 air filters throughout processing areas and more than 13-hundred pocket filters throughout the grow bays.———SUGAR SHACKS GO VEGAN IN MEAT-LOVING QUEBECSugar shacks are a vegan’s nightmare. The cabanes a sucre, as French-Canadians call the backwoods repositories of Quebec culinary tradition, have evolved from humble huts where sap is boiled down to maple syrup into feasting houses churning out meat by the tray-full. Glazed ham, sausages, meat pies, scrambled eggs and pork rinds are all standard fare atop their communal tables, baked into the definition of the term. No longer. Fuelled by growing health and ethical concerns and culinary creativity, shifting eating habits have seen vegetarian and vegan dishes mushroom at cabanes a sucre across Quebec, along with a few pure vegan sugar shacks — heresy in recent times.———last_img read more

Six Nations takes fight for school supplies to Aboriginal Affairs door

first_imgAPTN National NewsThere are five schools in Six Nations Iroquois territory in southern Ontario and they’re run by the federal Aboriginal Affairs department.But well over a month into the school there still a severe shortage of supplies, even textbooks.That has a lot of people demanding to know what’s going on.APTN National News reporter Delaney Windigo has this story.last_img

Macron Cruises to Victory in Contentious French Election

Rabat – According to several early exit polls, centrist candidate, Emmanuel Macron, has defeated far-right Marine Le Pen with a commanding 60+ percent of the vote.Amid campaign accusations of hacking and off-shore bank accounts, French voters abstained in record numbers. Fear of a decline in voters caused concern in the Macron camp who feared it would somehow favour Le Pen.The decline in voters was sharp, falling to just 65.3 percent, from the usual 80 percent. Brushing off those concerns, however, it appears 39-year-old Macron has emerged victorious.By midday, both candidates had registered their votes, Macron in Le Touquet and Le Pen in the northern town of Henin-Beaumont.The numbers are not confirmed, with the official results being announced by 7 p.m., BST.This is breaking news and will be updated as more details become available. read more

Canadian dollar slides to lowest level in nearly two years

TORONTO — The loonie briefly slid to its lowest level in nearly two years Tuesday as the U.S. dollar gained traction on confidence over the direction of bond yields and the broader U.S. economy.The Canadian dollar was down 0.10 of a cent at 94.98 cents US near midday after earlier falling to its lowest level since September 2010.The drop came after the Canada Day holiday when the currency experienced low levels of trading and amid expectations that current U.S. monetary policy will help drive U.S. bond yields higher.Meanwhile, the latest data on U.S. factory orders showed a pick up in the manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that factory orders rose 2.1% last month. April’s increase was revised higher to 1.3% from one per cent.Economies around the world were also facing pressure, which drove down other currencies.Australia’s central bank left interest rates unchanged and said the Australian dollar is likely to continue falling, easing pressure on the economy.And in China, manufacturing weakened in June amid a credit crunch.In commodities, the August crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange up 82 cents at US$98.81 a barrel, as political tensions in Egypt drive prices higher.August bullion was down $7.70 to US$1,248 an ounce on the Nymex. read more

Willis Group ties up with Towers Watson in allstock deal valued at

by The Associated Press Posted Jun 30, 2015 4:26 am MDT Last Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 6:10 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email ARLINGTON, Va. – The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion.The combined company will be called Willis Towers Watson and will have about $8.2 billion in revenue and approximately 39,000 employees. Willis shareholders will own approximately 50.1 per cent, and Towers Watson shareholders will own about 49.9 per cent of the business.The company will be based in Ireland, where Willis has its headquarters. Towers Watson is based in Arlington, Virginia.Willis and Towers expect between $100 million and $125 million in cost savings within three years of closing.Shareholders of financial services company Towers Watson & Co. will receive 2.6490 Willis shares for each Towers share. They will also receive a one-time cash dividend of $4.87 per Towers share.Willis expects to enact a reverse stock split that would result in one Willis share being converted into 0.3775 Willis Towers Watson shares. If the reverse stock split is approved by shareholders, Towers Watson shareholders will receive one share of Willis Towers Watson for each Towers Watson share.The deal is not contingent on Willis shareholders approving the reverse stock split.Towers Watson Chairman and CEO John Haley will serve as CEO, while Willis CEO Dominic Casserley will become president and deputy CEO.The new board will have 12 members, with six directors being nominated by each company.The boards of both companies unanimously approved the deal, which is targeted to close by year’s end. Willis Group ties up with Towers Watson in all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion read more

Girl 11 murdered by stepfather after bravely defending her mother who was

Boon during a police interviewCredit:Gloucestershire Police “Having heard matters dramatically unfold in the kitchen, Ella got out of her bed and bravely came to the help of her mother,” Mr Smith said.”Eleven-year-old Ella must have witnessed, in part at least, the murderous attack on her mother before Boon also attacked his stepdaughter.”After the attack, Boon left the property and phoned his mother to tell her what he had done.His mother’s partner called 999 after arriving at the scene and officers from Gloucestershire Police attended within 10 minutes.The court heard Ms Mortimer and Boon had been married for about five years and he was stepfather to Ella, but in early 2018, Boon had an affair and Ms Mortimer told him she wanted a divorce in May.”On May 27, Laura went out for the evening,” Mr Smith said. “She told friends who were there that she had asked Christopher Boon to leave within two weeks.”Laura said her husband wasn’t happy at being told he had to leave.”Boon previously denied the charges against him but entered guilty pleas at a hearing on Monday.Ms Mortimer ran her own business, Sweet Beginnings, offering bespoke bridal gowns and wedding planning services.Ella was a student at Barnwood Park Arts College, where she had a passion for dance. Ella’s father, Tom Dalby, said his daughter had brought “great joy” since her birth in July 2006.”I am haunted by recurring nightmares of the horror that they must have suffered,” Mr Dalby’s statement said.”Every morning is a battle to get out of bed. The unbearable pain is always there. I feel empty and my heart is broken.”Every day I feel the terror and pain Ella must have felt in the last moments of her life. I feel guilty I was unable to protect her.” The families of Ms Mortimer and Ella, who packed the public galleries of court room two, loudly applauded after the sentence was passed.Mr Smith said police officers attending the scene described it as “horrendous”.”It is clear that it was a sustained and brutal episode of violence in which Laura and Ella suffered multiple stab wounds about their faces and necks,” he told the court.Ms Mortimer suffered blunt force injuries to her head and arms, consistent with a struggle.”Laura had multiple defence injuries to both of her hands,” Mr Smith said. “She has clearly fought for her life, seeking to fend off and perhaps grasp back the knife that was being used to kill her.”Ms Mortimer had 18 separate stab wounds, while her daughter suffered 24. Both died “rapidly” from their injuries, the court heard.Mr Smith said it appeared Ella had gone to the aid of her mother after hearing her downstairs with Boon. An 11-year-old girl was murdered by her stepfather after she “bravely came to the help of her mother” who was being stabbed to death in “a sustained and brutal episode of violence” at their home, a court heard.Christopher Boon, 28, pleaded guilty at Bristol Crown Court to killing Laura Mortimer and Ella Dalby at a house in Dexter Way, Gloucester, on May 28.Richard Smith QC, prosecuting, told the court Ms Mortimer, 31, had “clearly fought for her life” and her daughter Ella witnessed at least part of the attack before being killed as she “bravely came to the help of her mother”.”Their bodies were subsequently found on the kitchen floor,” Mr Smith said. “Mother laying side by side with daughter in significant pools of blood.”Sentencing Boon to life in prison, Mrs Justice May described the murders as “unspeakable savagery” and paid tribute to “brave” Ella for going to her mother’s aid.”She would have witnessed some part of your murderous attack on her mother and tried to stop you before you turned on her,” she told Boon.”What a brave girl. She and her mother were found lying together, side by side.”The judge said there were a number of aggravating factors in the case, including the “ferocity” of the attacks and that both victims suffered “mental and physically” before their deaths. Boon during a police interview Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Mrs Justice May told Boon: “On the evening of May 27 this year, you murdered your wife Laura Boon and your 11-year-old stepdaughter Ella Dalby in an act of selfish rage and cruelty. Your wanton savagery has blighted the lives of many forever.” Boon, of Dexter Way, Gloucester, was jailed for life and ordered to spend a minimum of 29 years in prison. Family tribute to ‘friendly and beautiful’ mother and daughter The families of Laura Mortimer and her 11-year-old daughter Ella Dalby paid tribute to them as friendly and beautiful.Richard Smith QC read extracts of victim personal statements as part of the sentencing of Christopher Boon by Mrs Justice May at Bristol Crown Court.Ms Mortimer’s mother, Hilary Bartholomew, said she “lived life to the full” and was “full of fun”.”Laura was friendly to everyone and a happy person who loved to make others happy,” her statement said.”She was adored by all of her family and by her many friends. Laura was talented and a really hard worker.”She had done brilliantly in setting up her own wedding planning business. Laura was a wonderful, devoted mother.”Mrs Bartholomew described how Ms Mortimer would “shower” Ella with affection.”Ella was my adored first grandchild and we were extremely close,” her statement said.”She was such a beautiful, loving, happy little girl. She was also very talented at dancing. Ella adored her mother.”My husband and I had to identify Laura and Ella, and seeing them will stay in my head for the rest of my life.” read more

Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act

(Jamaica Observer) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has indicated that it is fully aware that a draft Bill entitled “HR 1813 – Border Wall Funding Act of 2017” has been introduced to the United States Congress by Republican Congressman Mike Rogers from Alabama, with the support of eight other congressmen.The draft Bill seeks to amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to impose an additional fee of two per cent of the US dollar amount for remittance transfers to certain foreign countries including Jamaica.The ministry said in a release yesterday that the draft has been referred to several committees for consideration, including the committees (and sub-committees) on financial services; foreign affairs, the judiciary, as well as crime, terrorism, homeland security and investigations.Jamaica’s foreign minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith said: “It should be noted that this is the first step in the process of getting legislation through Congress. We are advised that so far, none of the abovementioned committees has taken any action on the draft.”She continued: “It is important to note that hundreds of draft Bills are introduced by Congressional representatives every year but many of them fail to make it through the extensive legislative process.”Nonetheless, the Government of Jamaica, through the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, DC is actively monitoring the process and will begin to sensitise congressional leaders to the potential impact on Jamaica if the legislation were to be approved.”The minister explained that Jamaica is also prepared to work with Caribbean Community colleagues on a coordinated approach, and that outreach had already begun in this regard. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedUS-based Guyanese sending $$ back home may have to pay 2% tax …to help fund Trump’s border wallApril 27, 2017In “latest news”Prototypes of Trump’s border wall unveiled in CaliforniaOctober 27, 2017In “World”Guyana/Venezuela controversy top of the agenda at Commonwealth ConferenceNovember 27, 2015In “Politics” read more

KIF Kolding Kobenhavn new Danish champion

danish champinKIF Kolding KIF Kolding Kobenhavn are the new Danish champions! EHF CL TOP 16 team beat took revenge over Aalborg for the last year defeat in the final clashes! Hvidt and C.o won both matches…KIF Kolding København – Aalborg Håndbold: 19-17(12-11)KIF: Albert Rocas 5, Lukas Karlsson 5, Lasse Andersson 3, Stefan Hundstrup 3, Cyril Viudes 2, Torsten Laen 1,Aalborg: Håvard Tvedten 4, Jacob Bagersted 4, Johan Jakobsson 4, Mads Mensah Larsen 3, Niclas Barud 2KIF were better in the first match – 23:18… ← Previous Story CHALLENGE CUP FINAL DELAY: Metaloplastika players defending the city Next Story → Polish League became boring read more

Buy your way onto a space flight using Bitcoins

first_imgHopefully you haven’t spent all of your hard-mined Bitcoins on pizza just yet, because now you can put them toward becoming an astronaut. Startup I Dream of Space (IDoS) wants to put you on a commercial flight into space, but rather than just ask for a bunch of your money to send you there, the company is only asking everyone for a little bit of money and will choose a winner at random.Now, if that seems like an online lottery (which is illegal in certain countries), IDoS makes it very clear that it is nothing of the sort, and is a perfectly legal raffle instead. Rather than being a company that is holding an online lottery, IDoS is positioning itself as a simple vendor of posters who just happens to be raffling off a trip to space. Company founder Reuben Metcalf even made a video about it:For the current drawing round, IDoS is selling 25,000 posters — you can purchase more than one to hedge your chances. You can buy either a digital version of the poster for $10, which will be emailed to you, or a physical version of the poster for $15, which measures in at 18 x 24 inches, and happens to be sold out at the time of this writing.The money generated from the raffle is supposed to cover the price of one commercial space flight ticket, but if you have been paying attention to that particular sector of aeronautics, there hasn’t actually been a commercial flight to space yet. IDoS notes it doesn’t yet have an official partnership with a commercial space flight firm, but undisclosed companies have supposedly said that they would accept the raffle winner and provide them with a ticket once IDoS has enough money to secure a spot.Perhaps the best part about this raffle is that you can buy the poster using Bitcoins. If you happen to buy the winning ticket to space with the pseudo-currency, you’ll be able to say you are going to space thanks in part to Bitcoin.In order to make the drawing fair, IDoS will hash all of the participants’ emails, assign them a number from 1 to 25,000, then use Random.org to choose a number, all while live-streaming the drawing. Even if you win, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be ushered onto a fight to space anytime soon, as that is obviously entirely dependent on a company actually having a commercial flight to space.last_img read more

Two men arrested after recent deliberate attempts to kill PSNI officers

first_img 8,176 Views POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have arrested two men after two separate attempts to murder police officers in July and August. On 26 July, PSNI officers were called to the Tullygally Road in Craigavon, Co Armagh at around midnight after reports of a loud bang.Responding crews located a viable device which the PSNI believed was an “attempt by dissident republicans to murder police officers”.On 19 August, an explosion happened near to the Cavan to Clones road – a route which crosses the border between the Republic and the North multiple times. Police believe this was also a deliberate attempt to murder officers. The PSNI said today that the two men – aged 35 and 39 – were arrested under the Terrorism Act this morning in relation to the two incidents.Both men were arrested following searches in the Lurgan and Craigavon areas as part of ongoing investigations.The two men have been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.Earlier this week, An Garda Síochána and the PSNI said they had established a list of people they believe could have carried out the bomb attack in Co Fermanagh.The Fermanagh incident was the fifth dissident attack so far this year. There was just one attack during the same period last year. The bombers in Fermanagh are likely members of the Continuity IRA or the so-called New IRA, the PSNI believe. Despite both groups only having a handful of members, officers in the North believe they have the capacity to inflict serious harm to police and members of the public. Earlier this week, two men were arrested in Dublin as part of an investigation into the discovery of a bomb underneath a police officer’s car in Belfast two months ago.The viable explosive device was found underneath a serving police officer’s car on the grounds of Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast on 1 June.  Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article A police road block close to the scene where an explosive device was detonated at Wattle Bridge in Co Fermanagh. Aug 25th 2019, 5:54 PM A police road block close to the scene where an explosive device was detonated at Wattle Bridge in Co Fermanagh. Image: PA Images https://jrnl.ie/4781856 Two men arrested after recent ‘deliberate attempts’ to kill PSNI officers Both men were arrested following searches in the Lurgan and Craigavon areas of Armagh. center_img No Comments Share Tweet Email Sunday 25 Aug 2019, 5:54 PM By Cónal Thomas Short URL Image: PA Imageslast_img read more

Barnes urges Burnley to bounce back after Arsenal loss

first_imgBurnley striker Ashley Barnes has issued a rallying call to his teammates after their 3-1 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday.Ashley Barnes scored in the 63rd minute to reduce the deficit after Aubameyang’s brace had given the home side a two-goal lead.Burnley were rejuvenated at 2-1 as they pushed for the equalizer, and got close several times before substitute Alex Iwobi scored to make it 3-1 and kill the visitors’ hopes.“It was nice to hit the back of the net. I haven’t done it for a while and hopefully, that continues and we can get out of the bottom three,” Barnes told the club’s website.“I try to give my best and I always will for the shirt and for the club and put everything out there.“I got a goal but the main thing is the points that we need to start picking up.Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“We’ll dust ourselves down and we’ll get ready for Wednesday and hopefully come out with the three points.“We knew we had two tough games on the bounce and now we’ve just got to try and pick up as many points as possible. We’ve still got a long way to go and we’ll do that.“These games are important and for everyone to get behind us and us to put in the performances we have done in the last few games.“I am confident with that group of players in the changing room and the work we do for each other.“We’ve still got half of the season left. I have no qualms we will get out of it.”last_img read more

Five Star Trek movies are headed to Amazon Prime in July

first_img 1 Share your voice Culture TV and Movies Patrick Stewart during his original run as Jean-Luc Picard. CBS J.J. Abrams famously brought the universe of Star Trek back to cinemas in 2009, but as most of you are probably well aware, Star Trek’s cinematic legacy stretches back decades.The first Star Trek movie was released in 1979, but William Shatner and the gang were in movies up until Generations in 1994. And after Picard et al. took over, there were Star Trek movies up until 2002.Good news for folks that want to recap: five of the pre-Abrams Star Trek movies are going to be available on Amazon Prime come this July.Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) featuring the original Star Trek crew will be on Prime alongside Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), which starred the Next Generation cast. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), which to date was the last Patrick Stewart played Jean-Luc Picard, is also available to stream.All five will be available on Amazon Prime starting July 31 — good homework assignments in anticipation of the upcoming Star Trek: Picard, which is expected to premiere later this year and will also be available on Amazon after being shown on CBS.Note: CBS is the parent company of CNET. 77 Photos 2019 movies to geek out over Comment Amazon Prime Star Trek Tagslast_img read more

Govt to sign MoU with British Council to promote exchanges

first_imgKolkata: The state government is going to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British Council to promote cultural, educational and skill development exchanges between Britain and Bengal.Expressing her happiness over the matter, Chief Minister Mamata banerjee tweeted: “I am happy to share with all of you that British Council and Govt of West Bengal are going to sign a MoU to promote cultural, educational and skill development exchanges between Britain and Bengal.” Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedAmong the salient features under the MoU are celebration of Durga Puja in the UK during Thames Festival, hosting of a River Festival in Kolkata similar to the Thames Festival in the UK, exchanging visitors between the UK and Bengal for cultural exchanges, collaboration on skill development, communication in English and overall enhancement of employability of the youth.She further tweeted: “I had raised these issues during my visit to the UK, after which Baroness Usha Prashar, Member of the House of Lords and Global Deputy Chairperson of British Council, had come to Kolkata to take the initiative forward.” Also Read – Naihati: 10 councillors return to TMC from BJPIt may be mentioned that the state government has taken a slew of measures to attract foreign tourists. A grand carnival is organised on Red Road to see off Durga idols before immersion and some of the best idols are preserved at a museum in Eco Park.Heritage walks are being organised regularly by private tour operators in North and Central Kolkata and the walks have gained immense popularlity among foreign tourists. The state government is also planning to introduce tea and religious tourism to woo global tourists.last_img read more

GlobalData Amazon Poised to Make Huge Strides in Healthcare

first_imgKey Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 7:33Loaded: 2.15%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -7:33 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Researchers report test results in the journal JMIR Medical Informatics. Image courtesy of Cincinnati Children’s. News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more News | Radiology Business | August 31, 2018 GlobalData: Amazon Poised to Make Huge Strides in Healthcare Internet retail giant’s business model, platform and AI interface have potential to streamline healthcare in the U.S. The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.  News | Artificial Intelligence | August 05, 2019 Montefiore Nyack Hospital Uses Aidoc AI to Spot Urgent Conditions Faster Montefiore Nyack Hospital, an acute care hospital in Rockland County, N.Y., announced it is utilizing artificial… read more Related Content News | Breast Imaging | August 02, 2019 Volpara to Distribute Screenpoint Medical’s Transpara AI Solution Volpara Solutions and ScreenPoint Medical BV signed an agreement under which Volpara will sell ScreenPoint’s Transpara… read more Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more center_img News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 01, 2019 DrChrono Teams With DeepScribe to Automate Medical Note Taking in EHR DrChrono Inc. and DeepScribe announced a partnership so medical practices using DrChrono EHR can use artificial… read more August 31, 2018 — A new report from data and analytics company GlobalData suggests that Amazon is poised to make huge strides in healthcare as the Internet retail giant prepares to enter a new market. The report highlights a business model that facilitates easier connectivity between providers and patients, a powerful online platform and its artificial intelligence (AI) interface, Alexa.In 2016, the U.S. spent $3.3 trillion or $10,348 per person for healthcare. Even though healthcare spending in the U.S. accounted for 17.9 percent, the largest portion of GDP for healthcare spending for a country in the world, patient outcomes are not as positive as they ought to be.Pavan Kottamasu, senior pharma analyst at GlobalData, said, “In a country like the U.S., where the economic foundation lies in capitalism, difficulties arise in unifying healthcare delivery practices across the country. With a wide variety of private insurance companies and federal medical spending programs, the U.S. has an extremely complicated network of connecting patients with providers.“A solution could be to move toward universal healthcare in countries such as Australia, Canada, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.K., so that all patients would have adequate healthcare coverage and access to medical attention. However, that would mean dissolving multibillion-dollar private insurance companies, an idea that would not go well with the companies themselves, and the pharmaceutical, healthcare and business companies in which they are deeply vested,” said KottamasuThe currently acceptable solution is for companies to figure out ways to navigate the complex U.S. healthcare system so that it is easier to connect providers with patients. In addition, outcomes could be significantly better if patients had more frequent access to healthcare providers and were better educated on healthier lifestyles. By focusing on preventative measures, patients would benefit in the long run and minimize risk of obtaining chronic diseases.Of late, Amazon has been warming up to enter into the crowded healthcare space with a series of ventures, acquisitions and product developments. In January 2018, it announced that it would collaborate with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to launch a healthcare company for their 1.2 million combined employees in the U.S. Ideally, it is hoped that through this venture, the overall cost of care would decrease while improving health outcomes.In February, the company unveiled an exclusive over-the-counter healthcare product line — Basic Care. Besides poaching employees from CVS Health, Express Scripts and UnitedHealth Group over a one-and-half year period, the e-commerce giant hired over 20 staff with experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical industries in March this year. In the same month, it was granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a delivery drone that can respond to human gestures. In June, the company agreed to acquire U.S.-based online pharmacy PillPack for nearly $1 billion.Kottamasu concluded, “Amazon has already successfully shown the world that it can deliver products to consumers at an extremely fast rate and now has the potential to make huge strides in reducing wasteful spending in chronic disease management, over-utilization of primary care and pharmaceuticals.”For more information: www.globaldata.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Radiology Business | August 01, 2019 Philips Completes Acquisition of Carestream Health’s HCIS Business … read more News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), does better than… read more News | Artificial Intelligence | August 08, 2019 Half of Hospital Decision Makers Plan to Invest in AI by 2021 August 8, 2019 — A recent study conducted by Olive AI explores how hospital leaders are responding to the imperative read more Videos | Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President … read more News | Artificial Intelligence | July 31, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Solution Improves Clinical Trial Recruitment Clinical trials are a critical tool for getting new treatments to people who need them, but research shows that… read morelast_img read more

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first_imgOver 315 exhibitors from 9 Countries and 27 Indian States & Union TerritoriesTravel & Tourism Fair (TTF) Kolkata concluded successfully with over 315 participants from 9 Countries and 27 Indian States & Union Territories over the three day show at Netaji Indoor Stadium and the adjacent Khudiram Anushilan Kendra.TTF is India’s oldest and largest travel trade show, which is now organised in 9 cities annually.One of the biggest travel industry platforms in the country, TTF Kolkata was inaugurated by Chief Guest Goutam Deb, Tourism Minister of West Bengal, in the presence of A R Bardhan, Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal; Jyotirmay Barman, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation & Tourism, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Preecha Kaensa, Consul General of Thailand in Kolkata; N Srivastava, MD and Commissioner, Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd; Nikhil Desai, MD, Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd; Dr. Christina Z Chongthu, MD, Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd; Ujjwala Dali, Officiating Director- Tourism Marketing & Promotion, Nepal Tourism Board; and Sushma Chauhan, Director- Jammu, J&K Tourism.While inaugurating the event, Goutam Deb, Tourism Minister, West Bengal, said, “I express my humble thanks to TTF for organising this beautiful edition of TTF in Kolkata. It is indeed a pleasure to see that as many as 315 participants have exhibited in a big way at TTF. The government of West Bengal has undertaken several measures to showcase the potential of the tourism sector.”First half of the show was reserved for the travel trade, after which it was open to public. The three day travel trade show had brought together state tourism boards, national tourist offices, hoteliers, airlines, tour operators, travel agents, online travel companies, railways, cruises and other travel marketers under one roof.Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Rajasthan, Goa, Jammu & Kashmir were the Partner States for the event whereas Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh were the Feature States.Bangladesh and Nepal participated in a big way as the Partner Countries. Thailand was present as the Feature Country. TTF Kolkata was supported by India Tourism.Important exhibitors included Bodoland Tourism, Travstarz, Nicco Parks & Resorts, Vivada Corporations, IRCTC and many more.Keeping up with the current trends and challenges, this year StartupKnockDown+ was organised by TravHQ in association with TTF to highlight the emerging travel technologies across various cities in India. The session saw a battle between the budding travel startups of which Airlines Technology Pvt Ltd and Izifiso were declared as winners.Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman & CEO, Fairfest Media Ltd (the organiser of TTF), commented, “This edition of TTF Kolkata has received an overwhelming response as the visitor numbers have doubled compared to last year. One of the major highlights was the session on StartupKnockDown+ that acted as a very important platform for the startup ecosystem to come together.”Fairfest Media, organiser of the TTF & OTM shows, has strengthened their unparalleled lead as India’s No. 1 travel trade show organiser, with about half the market share. It organises TTF branded shows every year in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Pune (July-September) followed by Chennai, Bengaluru and New Delhi (January-February), in addition to the grand finale OTM Mumbai in February.TTF Kolkata also had participation from Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Manipur, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.Among other countries Bhutan, Maldives, Singapore, Taiwan and UAE were also represented.To enhance and showcase their respective offerings, aside from attractive and elegant stalls, participating states and countries at TTF Kolkata presented daily cultural events and marketing presentations to trade visitors and the media.Nepal, Bangladesh, Telangana and Manipur Tourism organised travel trade road shows on the side-lines of TTF Kolkata to woo tourists from the Eastern region.Nepal Tourism Board conveyed the message that tourism is reviving and Nepal is back to business. “Since 2004, Nepal has been participating in all the editions of TTF. We are really glad that Fairfest has given us the opportunity to be the Partner Country at TTF Kolkata,” said Dali.During the road show, Bangladesh Tourism launched ‘Cholo Bangladesh’ campaign and invited the visitors to take part in the Festival in large numbers.Telangana Tourism made its debut this year at TTF Kolkata. Expressing her happiness on representing the youngest state of India, Dr Christina Chongthu said, “We are participating for the first time in TTF Kolkata and I would like to invite you all to the forthcoming edition of TTF Hyderabad.”Talking about the prospect of introducing TTF in Goa, Desai said, “We are trying to make TTF happen in Goa as it will be a good opportunity for Goans to showcase their tourism products. TTF Goa will add a feather to both TTF and Goa’s cap.”The newly introduced Tea@TTF had special networking sessions by top travel trade associations- IATO, OTOAI, ADTOI and SKAL during the three days of the event.TTF will now move to Hyderabad (July 15-17, 2016) which will be followed by TTF West Series covering Ahmedabad (September 2-4), Surat (September 9-11), Mumbai (September 16-18) and Pune (September 23-25), together comprising the biggest tourism market in India.TTF Kolkata was supported by Incredible India, Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI), Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI), Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) and IATA Agents Association of India (IAAI).Fairfest Media Limited, organiser of TTF & OTM, is a member of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA) and International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).Travel News Digest is the official trade publication of TTF. 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first_imgHearings in the trial of Dafnis Aristodemou, chief of ENT at the Larnaca General hospital, who is facing charges of taking bribes from a private ear clinic to refer patients to them from 2008 to 2011, will start January 16, 2017, the Nicosia Criminal court ordered on Monday.Aristodemou was arrested in May, after the clinic filed a complaint with police and presented five cheques for the sum of €2.685, which the doctor either was handed in person or had mailed to him.The clinic’s three directors claimed that Aristodemou, along with two other state doctors, received a total €143.000 over three years up to 2011.According to the complaint, the officials took advantage of government schemes funding ear treatments and implants, provided that they are recommended by state doctors.Upon assuming the duties of chief at the Larnaca general department, Aristodemou initiated contact with the clinic, through phone calls and personal visits, asking to be paid kickbacks for directing people with hearing problems to the clinic.He allegedly demanded money for each referral, as well as a piece from the government subsidies on ear treatments.Aristodemou is facing 20 charges, including taking bribes and money-laundering.The court said that, due to its heavy workload until year’s end, by when cases from 2015 need to be tackled, hearings cannot start until January.The defendant was released under terms, which included posting bail, handing in his travel documents, appearing at the Lykavitos police station once a week, and adding his name to the stop-list.You May LikeInsured Nation – Auto Insurance QuotesNew Rule in Rowland Heights, California Leaves Drivers FumingInsured Nation – Auto Insurance QuotesUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoComparisons.orgCalifornia Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Should Do This On JulyComparisons.orgUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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a blast from the power hose is rarely enough so only a thorough hand scrubbing with salt (and sometimes bleach) will doIn stark contrast to the dining room the dishwashing area is steamy and wet and loud as if a generator were sharing our work station Heavy webbed rubber mats minimize slipping but early on my tennis shoes are as wet as a used Brillo pad None of us are wearing gloves Too cumbersome Except when I’m stacking or ferrying dishes my hands are never dryMy colleagues’ work ethic is heroic The slightest pause in the action and they’re looking for something to do whether it’s returning a 40-quart half-their-size mixing bowl to its proper station or taking out the trash which involves maneuvering plastic bins full of solids and liquids through the confines of the kitchen through a cooler and a storage room and the rear of Caracol The bins are too heavy for one person to hoist up and over a big metal garbage bin a task I learn the hard way when some of the contents from a slippery trash bag make contact with my uniform I’m joking when I ask my minders if they’d run me through the dishwasher too but the truth is I can’t wait to get back to my hotel and showerNearing the end of my shift I ask my fellow dishwashers what hurts most after a shift "I’m just tired" Soc says and Aguilar echoesSing it brothers My feet and back ache but my pride is hurt most of all Not until I’m about to surrender my apron do I notice a hook on which I could have rested the animated dish hoseI ask Aguilar: How does this compare to the construction work you did back home "It’s easy" he saysTonight’s takeaways are many and they include advice from Bourdain who says his time at the sink "served me well on all the twists and turns of my life and in whatever industry" In an email he wrote "Respect the people you work with who work hard shut up and learn be prepared to accept that you might well be the stupidest person in the room"No doubt a restaurant’s dirtiest job is one of the most crucial a point nailed home by Ortega when he says dishwashers need a title that better reflects their many contributionsHe likes "the finisher"Tom Sietsema has been the Washington Post food critic since 2000 Crews searched for Kniefel for two days with no luck until they caught a break at around 11 pm Wednesday Sept 20A MART’s thermal camera helped locate Kniefel and he was rescued just after 8 am Thursday Sept 21 and was taken to an area hospital according to a Minnesota State Patrol release The MART is a partnership between the State Patrol and Saint Paul Fire Department that specializes in search and rescue missionsPine County is northeast of St Cloud and southwest of Duluth"Plenty of bandwidth has been lavished on the men and women who cook the food.

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