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first_imgAn overhead view of Boone Pickens Stadium.STILLWATER, OK – NOVEMBER 7 : A general view of the stadium during the game against the TCU Horned Frogs November 7, 2015 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cowboys defeated the Horned Frogs 49-29. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)One of the top wide receivers in the Big 12 has announced a shocking transfer today.Jalen McCleskey, a senior wide receiver at Oklahoma State, announced today that he’s opting to redshirt the remainder of the 2018 season. He’ll then pursue a graduate transfer.The son of an NFL player has been one of the top wide receivers in the Big 12 in recent seasons. He has nearly 2,000 career receiving yards and 18 career touchdowns.McCleskey was one of Oklahoma State’s top wideouts this season, but he feels he’s not being properly used. The wide receiver had 15 catches for 155 yards and 2 touchdowns so far this year.Breaking: Jalen McCleskey has decided to redshirt and transfer from #OKState. Mike Gundy said McCleskey said he feels like he wasn’t getting the ball enough. Shocking loss of a veteran WR.— Mark Cooper (@mark_cooperjr) September 24, 2018McCleskey had more career receptions than anyone on the #OKState roster.— Mark Cooper (@mark_cooperjr) September 24, 2018There are probably going to be a lot of transfers like this now. The new redshirt rule allows for players to play in four games but still earn a redshirt. So, after four games, players are able to decide if they want to continue playing or not.McCleskey has decided to pursue other options.last_img read more


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first_imgTua Tagovailoa points directions to a teammate.TUSCALOOSA, AL – SEPTEMBER 08: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the offense against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)With just a few weeks left in the 2018 college football season, Alabama looks like the best team in the country – by a wide margin. The Crimson Tide are likely going to be in the College Football Playoff, and it’s going to take a herculean effort to take them down.This past Saturday, ESPN’s College GameDay ran a graphic with potential national title game spreads via USA Today’s Danny Sheridan. Clemson had the best odds of knocking off the Crimson Tide.We’ve got an update on a potential spread for the contest – and Clemson is now a nine-point dog.Alabama would be favored by 21 over Notre Dame and 14.5 over Michigan, per Bovada.Potential CFB National Championship game spreads (@BovadaOfficial):Alabama vs Notre Dame +21Alabama vs Michigan +14.5Alabama vs Clemson +9— OddsShark (@OddsShark) November 5, 2018Alabama and Clemson have met on the gridiron three years in a row. They split the national title games in 2015 and 2016 – and last year, Alabama throttled Clemson in the national semifinal.There is certainly Alabama vs. Clemson fatigue, but there’s no doubt that they look like the two best teams in the sport. We’ll see how it all plays out.last_img read more


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first_imgTORONTO – Telus Corp. raised its dividend amid a 10 per cent increase in its third quarter profit and a surge in wireless subscribers.The Vancouver-based telecommunications brand said after making $447 million or 74 cents a share — up from $406 million or 68 cents a share a year ago — for the period ended Sept. 30, it will now make a quarterly payment to shareholders of 54.5 cents per share, an increase from 52.5 cents.Chief financial officer Doug French told The Canadian Press on Thursday that he considered the quarter “strong” because of the company’s wireless and wireline growth, which has come as Telus has been expanding its fibre network to western Canada.Telus saw its total customer growth rise to 187,000 and sales from its wireless unit increase by 2.2 per cent, reaching $1.5 billion.The quarter also brought a 31 per cent spike in new wireless, internet and television customers, which totalled 199,000 — 145,000 net new wireless customers, 36,000 high-speed internet subscribers and 18,000 television customers.“We have continued to see momentum in both wireline and wireless,” French said. “We have had a very, very consistent strategy…We continue to see good churn and good customer service, which helps on the front of net loading.”On top of wireless and wireline offerings, the company has been pouring resources into creating its 5G network and building small cell technology, which is needed to sustain the network.French said 5G likely won’t be a fully-fledged service offering until closer to 2020, but investing early will mean Telus will be able to transition more quickly to the 5G spectrum, when it is available.Telus is anticipating 5G will be a hit with consumers because the company is seeing demand for speed and capacity.“We are seeing data continue to grow and the demand for data continue to grow…We expect that to continue,” he said. “What 5G brings to the table is definitely more speed and less latency, so things will happen significantly faster.”French and other executives on the Telus earnings call noted that the company’s quarter also brought a spike in operating revenue, which totalled $3.77 billion and was up from $3.40 billion in the third quarter of 2017.Thomson Reuters Eikon showed that the company’s increase in profit beat analysts’ expectations, which predicted the company would report earning 70 cents per share instead of the 74 cents per share it revealed.The company also announced Thursday that Denise Pickett, American Express’s chief risk officer and president of global risk, banking and compliance, had joined Telus’s board.Companies in this story: (TSX:T)last_img read more


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PSAC bumps up numbers in drilling forecast A pumpjack does its work in the Mountain View County area of Alberta on Saturday, March 25, 2017. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/660 NEWS) Drilling numbers in the oil and gas sector appear to be on the uptick.The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has revised its forecast for the year, pushing the number of wells that will be drilled up by 2,500.We’ll learn more about the revision and the health of the sector later Thursday morning, during the official release of the updated numbers.PSAC will release its annual mid-year Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Craig Lester Posted Apr 27, 2017 6:57 am MDT read more


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first_imgShehan Hettiarachy, Major Trauma Director at St Mary’sCredit:BBC Mr Lockwood said: “I can remember making the decision to cross the bridge to get to a taxi on the other side, and that’s pretty much it.Speaking about his wife he added: “She remembers it and I don’t. So I’ve got the broken body and she’s got the broken mind. But we’re going to deal with it together.“We’re just a happy little unit really. We live our lives like anybody else, we go to work, come home, watch a bit of TV have a bit of dinner and go to bed.“This will change us, we’re going to appreciate each other more and for both of us to survive, you take things for granted, you step out of the door every morning and on your merry way you go.” French teenagers Yann and Victor Credit:BBC Speaking about the striking image Mr Lockwood said: “This is me laying on the road and Cara is crouched over me, telling me to be ok, and it’s alright. I just see love in it really because in all that chaos and hatred all I can see is my wife looking after me.“I feel like I am allowed to say we’ve won. We survived and we’re safe.” Stephen and Cara at home recovering after the attackCredit:BBC Stephen Lockwood recovering at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, West LondonCredit:BBC In the aftermath of the Westminster Bridge terror attack this year a woman in blue coat was photographed tenderly cradling the head of a man who had been struck by the car of terrorist Khalid Masood.Crouching over him, her hands covered in blood, she gently tended to his wounds and whispered reassurances as they waited for paramedics to arrive. To one side his shoes lay neatly on the pavement, belying the terrible force that had prised them from his feet. In his unseen hand he clutched a postcard of The Queen.In the confusion that followed it was unclear whether the pair knew each other, or if a kind-hearted stranger had stopped to help the stricken man. Shehan Hettiarachy, Major Trauma Director at St Mary’s Stephen Lockwood recovering at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, West London The documentary also followed two French teenagers, 18-year-old Yann and 16-year-old Victor, who were on a school trip from Brittany, and were taking pictures of Big Ben from Westminster Bridge when they were struck by Masood.  “I remember a bit,” Victor said “A super-fast car on the pavement, then the big shock. I woke up on the ground, my phone in front of me”Yann added: “It was the worst day of my life. I was scared. Very scared. There was a moment in the ambulance where I felt like I was going. I just wanted to sleep. I didn’t know what was going to happen, if I was going to die. I thought of my mum. It was the worst. I lost lots of blood. I couldn’t see anything, I had blood in my eyes.”Yet amid the horror the documentary revealed hope and even humour. When Yann was reunited with Victor for the first time the younger teen took in his neck brace and shorn head and quipped: “Your new look is working for you.” Stephen and Cara at home recovering after the attack Surgeons were forced to take a large block of tissue from Mr Lockwood’s healthy leg and graft it onto the damage site in a complex nine hour operation.“It’s slightly robbing Peter to pay Paul but we’re hoping the robbery is worth the outcome,” said surgeon Shehan Hettiarachy, Major Trauma Director at St Mary’s who previously served as a military surgeon in Afghanistan.“It’s not going to be a smooth journey. He’s going to have rough days and bad days, it’s going to go up and down. He might be walking down the road in six months time and hear a car revving and it may somehow subconsciously flick him back to where he was on the day of the accident. Mrs Lockwood had been unwilling to use the London Underground because she feared a terror attack, so the couple decided to take a cab, and were struck when Masood mounted the pavement, mowing down pedestrians indiscriminately.Although she escaped with bruising and a twisted ankle, Mr Lockwood was left with serious face, chest and leg injuries which required immediate surgery.  Doctors said although no single injury was life-threatening, the cumulative effect could have been deadly.“We’re quite private people,” said Mrs Lockwood. “We don’t go out a lot. This was a special occasion. It’s funny because I don’t like going on the Tube because I am scared that something might happen. And so we decided to get a taxi, obviously we were going to flag a taxi down.” 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. Cara Lockwood Credit:BBCcenter_img Following the attack, 30 people were treated in four London hospitals for injuries and six people were killed, including PC Keith Palmer who attempted to disarm Masood, and the terrorist. The incident at 2.20pm on March 22 lasted just 82 seconds. French teenagers Yann and Victor  Terrorist Khalid Masood was also taken to St Mary's Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival Cara and Stephen Lockwood were photographed at the scene but it was unclear who they were amid the confusion But this week it emerged that the couple are Cara and Stephen Lockwood who were visiting London on a day-trip from Oxfordshire to celebrate Stephen’s 40th birthday. Just minutes before they had left the London Aquarium where they had been swimming with sharks and were trying to hail a taxi, when Masood began his deadly rampage.Their story was revealed in an astonishing episode of the BBC fly-on-the wall series Hospital, which, by chance was filming at St Mary’s in Paddington, West London, as the terror attack unfolded. As he was preparing to leave St Mary’s, Victor added: “I had some excellent days in London, even if in the end it didn’t go quite to plan.Victor has since recovered from his injuries but Yann continues to receive treatment in France. “This experience has taught me to enjoy life to the max,” said Yann.Dr Hegli Johannsson, clinical director of anaesthesia and theatres at St Mary’s said: “It does test your faith in humanity seeing how horrible people can be to each other.“But also we see a lot of uplifting things that make you think ‘do you know, actually humanity is alright.”Mr Lockwood is now recovering at home with his wife. On the day of the London Bridge terror attack on June 4, he reposted the image again on Twitter.“Me and my wife on the Westminster Bridge,” he wrote. “Just wanted to let them know we got through it, and so can they.”Hospital is available on BBC iPlayer. Breaking into tears she added: “What he looked like in the road. He was just covered in blood. It was all over him. Everyone goes through sh*t you know. But not this. Not being ploughed down.” Cara Lockwood  And when he asked Yann what had become of their gifts from Harrods, the 18-year-old replied: “I have nothing just my underpants. The guy f****d me into nakedness on the pavement.” Cara and Stephen Lockwood were photographed at the scene but it was unclear who they were amid the confusion Terrorist Khalid Masood was also taken to St Mary’s Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrivalCredit:Stefan Rousseau PA Mr Lockwood initially needed a four hour operation to make urgent repairs to a deep cut to his leg and a broken tibia and fibula, an injury made far worse because the soft tissue had been ripped away from the bone by the force of the collision.Before the advent of cosmetic surgery, which allows skin from other parts of the body to be grafted onto the injury site, doctors would have been forced to amputate.Following the operation he remained critically ill for several days, being kept under sedation and on life support.“It’s really hard when you spend so much time with somebody and they’re taken away from you and you suddenly really really alone,” said Mrs Lockwood as she anxiously waited for news of her husband.“And you just want to take hold of him and give him a cuddle and a squeeze and take care of him but then he’s so fragile you just can’t touch him.“I want him back home. I want to have a Friday night on the sofa with a pizza and a beer.” “Obviously it’s a terrorist attack on your home city. For us we have to push past that and focus on doing the job in hand.”last_img read more


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The Duke of Edinburgh could be sent on a drivers’ awareness course, it has emerged, as police continue to investigate a crash which left two women hospitalised. The Duke, 97, is understood to have no intention of giving up driving, having been photographed on public roads driving a new car less than 48 hours after the accident. Two women, aged 45 and 28, will also be asked for their recollections of the accident, after their Kia Carens collided with the Duke’s Land Rover Freelander on the A149 on Thursday. Both police and palace have emphasised that the investigation will… He is understood to be complying with a Norfolk Police investigation, which will see him interviewed about what happened.


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ZRK Buducnost Podgorica will meet Hungarian Gyor in the big final of the first MVM FINAL 4 in Budapest.Montenegrian champions beat RK Vardar Skopje after tremendeous battle and two extra time period – 22:20 (16:16 – 11:6). Over 9.000 spectators in the „Papp Laszlo Arena“ cheered mostly for Macedonian team, but that wasn’t enough to beat strong Montenegrian team who played defense at the edge of the rules and had fantastic Christina Neagu in the extra-time, who scored three goals in a row…Top scorer have been Lekic (6) and Neagu (6)…Final will be played on Sunday – 17hrs. ŽRK Budućnost ← Previous Story Heide Loke (Gyor) before the MVM FINAL F4: I want Vardar! Next Story → “Romanian princess” is back, Neagu: We will give 100% against 10.000 fans


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first_img Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie 17 Comments Monday 25 Feb 2019, 5:11 PM Feb 25th 2019, 5:11 PM Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Motorcyclist killed in crash near Dublin’s Port Tunnel The collision happened at 10am this morning. Share165 Tweet Email 31,130 Views https://jrnl.ie/4512504 By Michelle Hennessy Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie A MOTORCYCLIST HAS died in a crash on the M50 in Dublin this morning.The single vehicle collision occurred at 10am close to the north bore of the Port Tunnel.The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been removed from the scene and a post-mortem examination will take place at Dublin City Morgue.The road at the scene of the crash has re-opened following an examination of the area by garda forensic collision investigators.last_img read more


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first_imgSo, how do you get in on the game and win? Here, some guidelines to make the most of your Webinar:1. Build in sufficient lead time. Promoting your Webinar well in advance can create opportunities for viral marketing and additional registrations. Remind the sponsor to promote it to their own client and prospect list.2. Provide lots of promotional opportunities for pre-, post- and live exposure such as:• Linked logos in outbound e-mail efforts (starting six weeks before event)• Branded registration, log-in pages and opening slide for Webinar• Branded registration confirmation e-mail• Logo and sponsor message with 60-second voiceover at beginning of Webinar and/or a short demo at the end of the webinar• Logo and link in final slide of Webinar• Opt-in checkbox for those who want to receive sponsor’s e-newsletters• Access to the registration list3. Create customized content. Webinar registration forms, for example, can provide sponsors with custom-created questions about demographics and decision-making ability, enabling them to target promotions specifically to the audience. 4. Allow downloading opportunities. You’ll get attendees by offering a login and password for a downloadable handout. At a Webinar I recently produced and conducted, the downloaded handouts comprised 25 percent more than the attendee rate, which translates into greater ROI for the sponsor. It also  indicated that several people were watching the Webinar on a single computer.5. When it’s over, archive your Webinar. You’ll get additional viewers, giving sponsors more exposure and longer-lasting bang for their buck. Send monthly reminder e-mails to both registered non-participants and to non-registered audience. Naturally, each reminder should include the sponsor’s link and promotional message.6. Let your sponsor help spread the success. Testimonials and statistics from satisfied sponsors help sell other advertisers on the marketing advantages of Webinars. 7. Take advantage of SEO marketing. Write your promotion copy to be search-engine friendly, incorporating key-words to help Google and Yahoo find you. Get other online media to post your press release on their Web site to multiply your visibility on the search engines.Helen Berman is president of Berman Media Sales Institute. Forced to cut budgets in a crisis economy, smart marketers are turning to selling products and services via Webinars. Because they offer educational content without the hassle and cost of live seminars, Webinars are popular with both attendees and marketers who want to bring in new clients, lessen attrition and build market share. As ad pages and show attendance dwindles, Webinar sponsorships are a win all around.What’s more, publishing, online and event companies are ideal Webinar producers. They reach a loyal  audience, add journalistic credibility and offer sponsors numerous promotional opportunities. Depending on company policies, advertisers can choose to control, contribute to, or simply sponsor a relevant Webinar. They can also choose a solo sponsorship or join with other noncompetitive advertisers to sponsor a Webinar. Either way, advertisers reach thousands of targeted, involved viewers with relevant and comprehensive information. Yielding strong results with less time and marketing effort, sponsorships  have been a hit with corporate marketers. According to a study by sponsorship marketing firm  Performance Research for IEG, Inc., “the average share of overall marketing budgets captured by sponsors has hit a record high of 19.5 percent [of marketing dollars].” A recent Forrest Research and Marketing Professionals study adds: “Webinars are considered one of the top three lead-generating tactics.” One recent Webinar sponsor I spoke with recognized the strong match between its product, Webinar topic, and audience the media company delivers. He described the event as a “grand slam”—the most successful provider of qualified leads and the best ROI marketing effort in months. Adding to these measurable benefits, the company recognized the branding opportunity and positioning of the company as a “thought leader.” last_img read more


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first_img Listen: Kacey Musgraves Drops Two New Songs kacey-musgraves-hear-two-songs-her-new-album Email Twitter “Butterflies” and “Space Cowboy” offer a preview of what the GRAMMY winner has in store on her upcoming LP, ‘Golden Hour’Tim McPhateGRAMMYs Feb 23, 2018 – 2:09 pm As if we had any reason to doubt, Kacey Musgraves is still following her own musical arrow. News Facebook NETWORK ERRORCannot Contact ServerRELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO Jun 11, 2015 – 4:03 pm Kacey Musgraves Wins Best Country Album The latest proof comes in the form of a pair of new delights, “Butterflies” and “Space Cowboy,” marking the first official taste of tuneage from her forthcoming studio album, Golden Hour.Co-written with Natalie Hemby and Luke Laird, “Butterflies” has been a staple of Musgraves’ live shows for the past year, typically performed unplugged. The studio version showcases a fully produced arrangement for the breezy number, complete with fluid harmonies, piano and a rigid backbeat.Though “Butterflies” radiates with shiny optimism, the heart-wrenching “Space Cowboy” treads along the opposite of the relationship spectrum. “You can have your space, cowboy, I ain’t gonna fence you in,” Musgraves introspectively sings amid pedal steel licks and ambient effects.Due March 30, Golden Hour was tracked above a horse stable at fellow GRAMMY winner Sheryl Crow’s house. The album is now available for pre-order.In the meantime, Texas native Musgraves is scheduled to head out on the road with Harry Styles in June. She is currently on tour with GRAMMY winners Little Big Town.Getting The Latest Music News Just Got Easier. Introducing: GRAMMY Bot. Find it On KIK and Facebook MessengerRead more Kacey Musgraves: Hear Two Songs From Her New Album last_img read more


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first_imgThe fast ferry Fairweather docks in Petersburg on Aug. 20, 2013, after a trip from Juneau. Budget cuts eliminated that route and reduced sailings to and from other communities. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)State House budget writers have restored much of the ferry system cut proposed by the governor for the next fiscal year.Listen nowThe House Finance Committee on Thursday added about $2.1 million to the Alaska Marine Highway budget. Gov. Bill Walker’s spending plan, released in December, included $2.8 million – or two percent – less than this year’s budget.Marine highway officials did not request the extra money. Spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said if it makes it through the budget process, the system will add a little more than seven weeks of sailings.“That service would likely be added in May and June of 2018,” Bailey said. And that would be to the vessel Fairweather and it would add three port calls per week to Lynn Canal and one additional run per week between Sitka and Juneau.The Fairweather is a fast ferry that carries a little more than 200 passengers. It can hold about 30 cars and trucks.Ketchikan independent Rep. Dan Ortiz proposed the funding increase.“Mainly it came out of the numerous comments that I received that talked about real issues that have developed because of the overall reduction in service that the marine highway system has had to adapt to due to their reduced funding,” Ortiz said.One hotel owner told Ortiz his cuts cost him $100,000 in business, the lawmaker said. Others told him reduced ferry service makes travel more expensive, including trips for food or medical care.Ortiz said marine highway reductions have totaled about 13 percent over two years. He said the rest of the Transportation Department has been cut far less and he wants to reduce the difference.“While it certainly doesn’t equate to complete equity, it puts the whole equity picture a little bit closer to parity between coastal Alaska and the money we spend on roads and airports and things like that,” Ortiz said.Ortiz did not suggest how the extra money would be used.He proposed the extra money in an amendment to House Bill 57, the chamber’s version of the operating budget for the fiscal year starting in July.It will have to make it through a House floor vote and the Senate to become official.The governor could also veto the increase, as he has some other extra money in the Legislature’s budget.Correction: A previous version of this story used a photo that was not of the Ferry Fairweather. It has since been updated.last_img read more


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first_imgA still from “Masss”.IBTimes IndiaSuriya-Nayanthara starrer “Masss” has enjoyed a fabulous run in its first week at the box office. The sources close to the industry have suggested that film has done well in theatres across the industry with more than 60% theatre occupancy.”Masss”, which was released on 29 May, had opened to positive reviews from critics. The movie had collected ₹17.3 crore in Tamil Nadu with ₹5.35 crore on Friday, ₹4.90 crore on Saturday and ₹7.05 crore on Sunday.The Telugu version also had a good first weekend run with ₹5.2 crore in Andhra Pradesh in the first three days.In Bengaluru, the movie reportedly has collected ₹1 crore in two days. However, the film experienced low run at theatres in Kerala as it faced huge competition from Malayalam movies “Premam” and “Ivide”.Meanwhile, reports from popular film-based website Koimoi, approximate box-office collection of “Masss’ after first weekend are as follows.4th Day (Monday) Collection: ₹6 crore5th Day (Tuesday) Collection: ₹5 crore6th Day (Wednesday) Collection: ₹4.5 crore”Masss”, which is written and directed by Venkat Prabhu, has a versatile star cast comprising of Pranitha Subhash, Premgi Amaren, Parthiban, Samuthirakani, Karunan, Simran, Sanjay Bharathi, Vidyullekha Raman, Riyaz Khan and Ganesh.The cinematography has been handled by RD Rajasekhar, while Praveen KL has edited the movie. It has been jointly produced by Studio Green and 2D Entertainment and will be distributed by Eros International.last_img read more


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first_imgBy The Associated PressAn Alabama woman has made history as the first Black female pilot in the state National Guard’s history.News outlets report that 2nd Lt. Kayla Freeman of Huntsville graduated from Fort Rucker’s Army Aviation School last month, following her 2016 graduation from Tuskegee University where she was enrolled in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.Retired Col. Christine Knighton pins aviator wings on 2nd Lt. Kayla Freeman at Freeman’s graduation from the Army Aviation school at Fort Rucker, Alabama. (Photo Credit: 1st. Lt. Jermaine Thurston)Freeman’s aviator wings were pinned by retired Col. Christine Knighton, the second Black woman in the Department of Defense to earn aviator wings and the first from Georgia. Freeman says Knighton has been an inspiration since college and “it was only right” to have her do the pinning.Her assignment as a Black female pilot was also applauded by Maj. Gen. Sheryl Gordon, the Alabama National Guard’s first female general and the first female to serve as adjutant general for the state.“We take the ideals of equal opportunity very seriously and we’re extremely proud of 2nd Lt. Freeman’s achievements,” Gordon said in an Army news release. “She is further proof that we don’t see race or gender in the Alabama Guard, we see soldiers and airmen and their potential.”Freeman is currently at Fort Hood in Texas, where she is preparing to deploy to the Middle East as a platoon leader in the Alabama National Guard’s 1-169th Aviation Battalion.last_img read more


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first_img Enroll Now for Free 4 min read August 14, 2013 Peter Drucker once wrote: “because its purpose is to create a customer, the business has two — and only two — functions: marketing and innovation.”These words hold true for any business, including mobile apps. If you’re building a mobile app to become a successful business, you have to do two things right: innovate and reach out to customers effectively for your story to be bought into.There are many deal-breakers, but these six mistakes are a sign your app will have a hard time selling:1. Assuming there is a need.Just how many people start building an app, spending thousands of dollars to create features and functionalities based on a feeling that it’s what their customers want? I’d say, a conservative 99 percent.Most apps fail because entrepreneurs do not validate their product with actual customers who would be willing to pay.If you have an app idea, go out and validate it. Put it out on crowdsourcing platforms to see how many people want it, make a landing page highlighting the benefits of the app and get interested people to give you their email addresses so you can contact them when the app launches, build a prototype and sell it to your potential customers.2. Not putting ease of use first.A wireframe that you draw for your app defines how the app will be experienced. But does that mean it is going to be simple for your customer to use? Probably not.Invest the necessary time into making an app that is insanely simple to use. Think Google for Make thesearch. What is the core concept of your app? What is the core value it intends to offer? Simply laying that out up-front and making it easier for people to experience will make a huge difference to your app’s success.3. Skimping on graphics.If you want people to connect with your app, it needs to be attractive. Colors influence moods, and there’s history and science backing this. Depending on the nature of your app, you can decide on the colors you want your graphics to capture.The aesthetic of your app is a big determinant of whether people love or are turned off by it. For example, Dots, the latest craze in mobile games has done a fantastic job on both usability and design combined.4. Thinking analytics is for analysts.You need to know how your customers are actually using the app, which is often very different from what you expect. Set goals to track how your customers use the app and how engaged they are with certain features.The data you get can define your next move for increasing traction for the app. There are specific analytics softwares available for different types of apps, so don’t make the mistake of implementing the first one you hear about.5. Trying to go global on day one.Trying to build the world’s greatest wall on day one often means failure. To build the world’s greatest wall, you must first perfect the way the first brick is laid then move to the next one and so on and so forth.The same goes for customer acquisition. You need to start small, perfect your product with your local market and make all the mistakes there. Once you’ve done that, you can easily replicate your successes in other cities and countries.You cannot sell your product by sitting in your office. You need to go out, meet your customers and understand first-hand how they experience your product.6. Giving up too soon or holding on for too long.You can’t be pursuing a business that is just not gaining traction. You either need to alter your course, or drop it and move on. Knowing when to do that is the most crucial aspect of any business.When you launch your app, devote at least six months to selling and developing it before you call it a failure. But in those six months, give it all you’ve got, to the extent that you have no regrets looking back.Don’t hold on beyond that. If you cannot gain traction in that time, you probably won’t see success beyond that period. “Success comes from persistently improving and inventing, not from persistently promoting what’s not working,” writes Derek Sivers in his latest book, Anything You Want.Remember: While your idea itself may be great, it’s not a business until it is executed well. Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience.last_img read more


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first_imgRoofs were blown off and homes destroyed in a heavy wind storm that took place this afternoon. Acaciavale and surrounding areas were worst affected.IFP Councillor Abbas Warasally and his team went out to help people with sheeting to cover their roofs.The Bezuidenhout family who live in Fairclough Road are devastated after their home and belongings were destroyed in the heavy wind. DID YOU KNOW?Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter  why not join us there? WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite last_img read more


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She had room in her heart for everyone"The University of Iowa said in a statement Wednesday "Our thoughts continue to be with Mollie Tibbetts’ family and friends"Jack told the Register he cannot remember details from the last Snapchat he received from Tibbetts From the photo he said it looks like she was inside a house but he said he does not remember what the caption saidTibbetts was born in San Francisco and moved to Brooklyn with her mother when she was in second grade She won state speech competitions was involved in theater and ran cross-country She was studying psychology as her mother didAs people searched those closest to Tibbetts asked everyone to hold on to hope – and keep sharing information about her"We remain in awe and indebted to the help creativity outreach and love that you have shown Mollie and all of us" Sandi Tibbetts Murphy a cousin wrote on the wall of the Finding Mollie Tibbetts Facebook page "Please keep sharing Mollie’s information so we can bring our girl safely home"Authorities said Tibbetts may have been wearing denim shorts and a red T-shirt when she disappeared Anyone with information has been asked to call police—This article was written by Lindsey Bever and Cleve Wootson reporters for The Washington PostThe Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has said the Nigeria-China currency swap deal would not cover the importation of the 41 items banned in its 2015 circular on items not valid for foreign exchange CBN’s acting Director Corporate Communications Isaac Okorafor made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja According to him this will ensure the currency deal does not stifle local companies and make Nigeria a dumping ground for Chinese goods Mr Okorafor said the CBN had already taken adequate measures to ensure that doesn’t happen “The fear is unfounded and I’ll give you reasons why The first one is that we are going to focus on exports to China “Also remember that we already export cassava products to China as well as leather hides and skin to China amongst others “So this deal will open further the export market to China “Also I want Nigerians to know that the items that will come in are not necessarily finished goods so the issue of Nigeria becoming a dumping ground for China does not arise “This is because the 41 items that had initially been banned from the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market will still not qualify under the deal” he said The CBN recently signed a bilateral currency swap agreement with the People’s Republic of China worth about N720 billion On June 23 2015 the CBN placed a ban on accessing foreign exchange in the official foreign exchange market for the importation of some goods and services The aim was to encourage local production of these items conserve foreign reserves resuscitate domestic industries and improve employment Some of the items banned were rice cement poultry tinned fish furniture toothpicks kitchen utensils table wares textiles clothes tomato pastes soap and cosmetics Also banned were private jets roofing sheets metal boxes wire rods steel nails security and razor nails ceramic tiles glasswares cellophane plastic and rubber products Mr Okorafor said with the Nigeria-China currency swap deal the Naira was expected to appreciate against the US dollars as the demand for dollars eases “China accounts for a quarter or more of imports into Nigeria “The exchange of currencies between the Nigerian Central Bank and the Chinese Central Bank will make it easier for our entrepreneurs to have direct access to foreign exchange in Renminbi “Before now when importing necessary machineries or merchandise from China you first exchange Naira for the dollar before changing it again to Renminbi and this puts pressure on the Naira “Now what it means is that a large portion of the demand for dollars in Nigeria has been lifted off the back of the Naira and put directly on the Chinese Renminbi “And so it is a positive development as it will enhance the value of the Naira and reduce our dependence on the dollar for imports” he said Mr Okorafor explained that the two central banks were still working on the exchange rates between the Naira and Renminbi “As we speak the modalities the operational manual and the guidelines are being developed “But I can assure you that the exchange rate will be such that it will be competitive fair to all and will not hurt our local producers and importers” he said According to Okorafor him once everything has been fine tuned Nigerian entrepreneurs will be able to access renminbi through money deposit banks using similar rules for the dollar He however stated that a clearing bank would be appointed for the transaction He said one of requirements for the appointment was that the bank must have a branch in China which some Nigerian banks already have Mr Okorafor said one of the advantages of the deal was that it would encourage Chinese companies to set up factories in Nigeria which would lead to industralisation and job creation “Chinese investors are interested in setting up shop here And that is because if they produce here it will be better for them “The cost of transportation shipping and all that will be eliminated We have a good environment so a good number of them are interested in setting up production lines here “Also when they do that they are not going to employ only Chinese workers A greater portion of the job opportunities in these plants will be filled up by Nigerians So for us it’s a good deal” he said A steady rise in research funding at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama Administration would come to an end in the FY 2012 budget according to the Administration’s request released today But it could have been much worse: Environmental programs would be slashed to trim $13 billion from EPA’s $9 billion budget The bulk of EPA’s grants to states for projects to improve water quality would be cut by 27% down to $25 billion In contrast EPA’s 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A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing is scheduled for next Tuesday on Trump’s permanent pick for the position, “President Jonathan also in his speech described the Tower Hotel, as the whole world can see. they point to a rejection of religion in general. and the payment was made though cash but was "arranged surreptitiously in form of complicated investments in shares through a third party". “Between 16th and 28th of Sept. we carried out multiple anti-oil-theft operations in which a total of 29 suspects were arrested for oil theft related offences “Anti-oil theft troops of the Joint Task Force `Operation Pulo Shield’ also crushed 127 illegal crude oil distillation sites in the Niger Delta’’ The JTF spokesman explained that troops of the 19 and 3 Battalions of the JTF covering Edo and Delta also scuttled 24 illegal oil distillation camps and 73 wooden boats “31 of the 73 boats were intercepted at an illegal crude oil loading point close to an abandoned oil well-head in Okpoghare in Warri North’’ He said that another 27 arrested boats were intercepted in Egara Creek in the Warri South Local Government Area of Delta Nwachukwu said that the operation also swept through Ajide in Lagos; Makara Egwu Aghara Waterside in Warri North; West Warri South West and Ethiope West Local Government Areas of Delta “JTF operatives also intercepted 61 pieces of 75 HP speed boats and a truck laden with 33000 litres of automated gas oil in the afore mentioned areas which are notorious for oil theft “502 drums 22 steel tanks four plastic surface tanks 77 metal drums laden with stolen crude oil and four pumping machines used by the oil thieves were also scuttled during the operation’’ Nwachukwu said Also in Bayelsa JTF troops of the 343 Regiment patrolling the waterways of Oyeregbere Lagosbene and Mansokiri communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state destroyed 98 illegal crude oil dumps The JTF spokesman said that 119 illegal distillation tanks and 37 large open wooden boats laden with stolen crude oil and illegally distilled automated gas oil were destroyed by troops He said that troops of the 29 Battalion and its Gunboat Patrol Team covering the Sector 2 area of Bayelsa in a separate anti-oil-theft operation arrested a vessel MT Tora Eagle with 11 crew members “The troops also arrested a barge with three crew members along Bodo Waterway and Akassa Creek in Rivers and Bayelsa respectively “The barge was intercepted while conveying uncertain quantity of illegally obtained crude oil while the vessel was laden with 3600 drums of stolen petroleum products “The troops also scuttled five illegal crude oil distillation sites and 10 wooden boats filled with stolen crude oil along Lewe Bodo Elem Sagangama Oluwasiri and Bodo West in Rivers State’’ Nwachukwu said that all the suspects were undergoing preliminary investigations after which they would be handed over to relevant prosecuting agencies for prosecution (NAN) Kieran Kesner Aug 28 2014 Monrovia Liberia "This is a photograph of the first person I saw who had died from the Ebola virus in West Point Monrovia After the Liberian government mandated all schools be shut down in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus the empty rooms of this school were converted into a temporary Ebola holding center I entered the building alone and photographed the woman from a distance I began to make my way closer to her being careful to avoid the puddles of vomit and other pools of still liquid on the cement floor Standing over her I noticed the unbroken beads of sweat that remained on her face and realized the woman had only died a few hours before I took a few steps back as a body removal team entered the room Up until this point to me Ebola deaths seemed like statistics but suddenly it had become real I became enveloped in fear: fear of the invisible killer in the room fear that I might have made a mistake fear that I wouldn’t know for days whether or not I was sick and fear that I would infect my family and loved ones I desperately wanted to leave the room to leave the country to be home but I couldn’t I continued to photograph I watched as the men burdened with the task of removing her body clad all in angel white lifted the woman from her mattress and placed her in a body bag on the floor I photographed as they sprayed her one last time with disinfectant and zipped it shut"Facebook officially sealed its massive purchase of WhatsApp a report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission stated with a final price of about $22 billion The popular instant-messaging app has been operating independently since agreeing to an acquisition by the social-media giant back in February but the finalizing of the deal is undoubtedly a step toward greater support and control from Facebook Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum and former Yahoo engineer Brian Acton the founders of WhatsApp pocketed $68 billion and $35 billion in the deal respectively according to Forbes Koum will also get a seat on the board where his $1 salary will match that of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg The final hurdle in the deal was crossed on Friday when the EU approved the purchase after much resistance from Europes telecommunications industry "We have carefully reviewed this proposed acquisition and come to the conclusion that it would not hamper competition in this dynamic and growing market" the Wall Street Journal reported the EUs antitrust chief Joaquín Almunia as stating WhatsApp with over 600 million users across Europe Asia and the Americas presents an immense opportunity for Facebook although how it will be used remains to be seen Write to Rishi Iyengar at rishiiyengar@timeasiacom 40 percent of returns deducted state and local taxes, missing teeth. telling the group: "You know what to do.500m on Monday. will likely transform the business of politics yet again, Vous rappelez le #mystère du skieur disparu? 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