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Alleged police torture exposed in Mallakam court

By on October 8, 2019

The youth had denied claims they were commemorating the LTTE but yet five of them were arrested. The court was told that they were detained in a cell and tortured by policemen and army intelligence officers.The youth claimed that they were beaten and tortured mercilessly while one boy had his body stretched between two tables. Alleged police torture was taken up at the Mallakam court last week where it was alleged that the Chunnakam police had assaulted and killed a suspect in 2011 and later turned the murder into suicide, a local newspaper reported.The Sunday Leader newspaper reported that witnesses identified the policemen involved in the murder and the court later ordered the arrest of the policemen involved. The Mallakam court ordered a full investigation into the claims and for a report to be submitted to court on October 24th. (Colombo Gazette) The boy, identified as Suman, was asked by the police if he wanted a separate state, while he was being tortured.The Mallakam court was told that while being assaulted, Suman began to bleed from his nose and mouth and he had succumbed to his injuries.The body was thrown into the Iranamadu tank and later the police claimed that the boy had committed suicide. In November 2011 a group of youth were arrested following claims they were holding an event to commemorate the LTTE. read more

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Annan hails impetus of Aqaba summit for Middle East peace urges steps

By on October 6, 2019

“The Secretary-General warmly welcomes the impetus given to the renewed Middle East peace process by today’s summit meeting in Aqaba initiated by [US] President George W. Bush and hosted by King Abdullah of Jordan,” a UN spokesman said in a statement. “He believes that the statements by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas open the way for both parties to implement the Quartet’s Road Map,” the statement added, referring to the plan drawn up by the UN, United States, European Union and Russian Federation for peace based on Israeli and Palestinian states living side by side and achieved through reciprocal, parallel steps by 2005. Mr. Annan pledged his continued efforts “to assist the parties in arriving at a just, lasting and comprehensive peace,” the statement said. “He calls on them to take immediate steps as outlined in the Road Map to maintain the momentum generated by President Bush’s important initiative.” read more

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Annan meets with advisory group on Iraq

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At the end of the meeting, Ambassador John Negroponte of the United States told reporters Mr. Annan had said he would appoint an acting Special Representative for Iraq very soon, but gave no details. The advisory group, meanwhile, shared ideas with Mr. Annan for improving Iraq’s economic development, political outlook and military and police security.In answer to a question at the daily briefing earlier Monday on the composition and functions of the group, Mr. Annan’s spokesman, Fred Eckhard, said: “The Secretary-General has placed very strong emphasis on the need to get the neighbouring countries and the countries in the region on board, all supporting the same line of approach to Iraq.”So that’s the justification for the neighbours and for Egypt.”The neighbours included in the group are Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey.Last week the Security Council members of the group were named as the five veto-wielding permanent members – China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States – plus five of the 10 elected members – Angola, Chile, Germany, Pakistan and Spain.”Their role is just to provide a sounding board, an informal advisory panel for his own thinking, ways he can be helpful and ways they can all work together to move the process in Iraq in the best possible directions,” Mr. Eckhard said. read more

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After heaviest snowfalls in years in Afghanistan UN agencies prepare for floods

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The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) are helping the municipality of Kabul, the capital, to clean up the Kabul riverbed to mitigate the impact of high volume as snows melt and to reduce water pollution from the garbage and silt in the bed, mission spokesman Manoel de Almeida e Silva told a briefing in the city today.Meanwhile, joint assessment teams from UNAMA, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have gone to Bagdhis province, where early flooding is reported to have forced some families to leave their homes.Joint teams of UN, Government and non-governmental organization (NGO) personnel have been deployed to all districts in Balkh province in the north to make flood-vulnerability assessments.At the national level, a joint operation centre bringing together the UN, the Government, the United-States led coalition forces and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) with real-time information is being established at UNAMA headquarters. Public awareness messages have been designed and will begin to be disseminated throughout the country shortly. read more

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Ohio State redshirtfreshmans success sets stage for Barrett vs Braxton competition

By on October 2, 2019

Redshirt-freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) waits for the snap during a game against Michigan State on Nov. 8 in East Lansing, Mich. OSU won, 49-37.Credit: Mark Batke / Photo editorThe script surrounding the Ohio State quarterback picture is the same as it was three months ago — the lead character just has a different name.When the Buckeyes took the field for fall practice in August, their top quarterback was a Heisman Trophy contender with the ability to rewrite the record books.But that quarterback — senior Braxton Miller — was lost for the season with a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder during fall camp, leaving the door open for redshirt-freshman J.T. Barrett to take reigns of the OSU offense.Now with three regular season games still remaining for the Buckeyes, Barrett is just four touchdown passes away from tying the single-season school record of 30. That record just so happens to have been set by OSU’s most recent Heisman winner, Troy Smith in 2006.On Monday, coach Urban Meyer said he thinks Barrett’s play — at least on paper — should have him in the conversation for the sport’s most prestigious postseason award.“I think statistically he’s got to be in the mix somewhere,” Meyer said, but he conceded he hadn’t had a chance to watch most other players who are in the Heisman conversation.But before Barrett’s play elevated him into that conversation, all signs pointed toward Miller returning to the Buckeyes as the starter next season. Since his injury was season-ending, Miller qualifies for a medical redshirt, meaning he can choose to stay at OSU next season with one year of eligibility remaining.In fact, Miller’s future at OSU was even qualified by Meyer on Sept. 29.“Braxton is our quarterback,” Meyer said, seemingly ending any debate as to whether Barrett — the former understudy — could send Miller packing.But now with Barrett’s play putting him in the national spotlight and Miller having already come in ninth in Heisman voting last season and fifth in 2012, Meyer could be tasked with choosing between two of the top signal callers in the nation next season.And after saying he was committed to Miller less than two months ago, Meyer’s stance shifted Monday when he addressed a potential Barrett vs. Miller battle next season.“Competition brings out the best,” he said. “And I’m really excited to have two really good quarterbacks next year.”But with that potential decision still months away, co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tom Herman said he’s focused on 2014, and not who will be under center on Sept. 7, 2015, when the Buckeyes are scheduled to open their season against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.“I honestly give that zero, zero thought,” Herman said Monday. “Zero.“I’m focused on this team and I’m also focused on Braxton and his rehab, which is going greatly from what I understand.”Herman added that the Buckeyes will “cross that bridge when we come to it,” in reference to possibly having a quarterback competition on their hands next fall.Meyer said having both quarterbacks on the roster isn’t a problem for him — even saying the Buckeyes are “fortunate and blessed” to have Barrett and Miller — and agreed with Herman that he’ll worry about making any decisions at a later date.Then-junior quarterback Braxton Miller (5) looks for an open receiver during the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl against Clemson Jan. 3 at Sun Life Stadium. OSU lost, 40-35.Credit: Lantern file photo“I think they’re both excellent quarterbacks. Excellent quarterbacks,” Meyer said Monday. “And we’ll worry about that day when it comes.”Miller proved that excellence to Meyer by picking up back-to-back Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year awards, while Barrett has done so by progressing after taking over before the season opener against Navy. For Herman, Barrett’s speed of that progression has come as a surprise, he said, but not a big one.“I think the pace at which his improvement has accelerated is mildly surprising,” Herman said.“To see a kid that’s played nine college games now, to make the progress that he’s made,” he expanded. “It’s visual … You don’t have to be a coach to know that.”Now coming off a 49-37 win against then-No. 7 Michigan State on the road in which he threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns while adding another two scores on the ground, Barrett has totaled 2,156 passing yards and 26 touchdowns through the air this season. He’s also tallied a 172.9 quarterback efficiency rating and is second on the team with 582 rushing yards and first with eight rushing touchdowns.In comparison, Miller threw for just 2,039 yards and 15 touchdowns in his entire first season as the Buckeyes’ full-time starter in 2012. But the then-sophomore also rushed for 1,271 yards and 13 more scores that season.While that production has mostly been replaced by Barrett’s play this year, many might not have expected such an output. But at least one of Barrett’s receivers said he expected the Wichita Falls, Texas, native to step in seamlessly after replacing the injured Miller.“It’s kind of like the next man up, and he’s a mature dude and he took his job real serious,” redshirt-sophomore wide receiver Michael Thomas said Monday. “So I had a lot of confidence in him.”While the Buckeyes had championship aspirations under Miller, those plans seemed to take a hit when Barrett stepped in. But — with the right team around him — Herman said he feels Barrett is the type of quarterback who can lead OSU to a title as well.“I think with the right pieces around him and the right preparation and the right protection and ability to block people up front, yeah, he can certainly win any game that we put him out on the field to go against,” Herman said.But if Barrett can win any game Miller can, does that leave the door open for the Buckeyes’ injured star to leave OSU for another school next season?“I can’t even imagine that,” Herman said about the prospect of Miller transferring after he graduates from OSU this year.Whether or not the curtain has dropped on Miller’s time as OSU’s starter, Barrett is set to be the man taking the lead when the curtain rises for the Buckeyes on Saturday in Minneapolis. OSU is scheduled to kick off against Minnesota at noon. read more

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Labour councillor Wouldbe dates must not be overweight have tattoos or children

By on September 25, 2019

first_imgLabour councillor Dan Fleming posted his in-depth dating demands on his Plenty of Fish profile He added: “No excuse ladies, at our age, we should be in our prime.”I may budge if you’re really pretty and willing to let me whip you into shape by sharing my athletic lifestyle. “Size 12+ is not for me, you may be average in the UK, but just because lots of women are overweight, doesn’t make it right.”He went on to say he would not date anyone with tattoos or women with children, “unless your partner has died, or at least well and truly out of the picture”. “Every situation is different I guess, but I wouldn’t entertain anyone who has been divorced.””Thinking I’ll find someone who matches everything I’m looking for isn’t realistic – I think I would be very lucky if I did, especially as at my age all the best ones are taken.”I’m nearly 30 so I’m down to slim pickings unfortunately.” It’s probably is a bit extreme, but it’s all light-heartedCllr Dan Fleming 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. The building surveyor, who said he has been single for two years, said: “It’s probably is a bit extreme, but it’s all light-hearted. “I’m happy enough if I get married to a slim, beautiful woman and she puts some weight on after having kids – I wouldn’t really care.” Dan Fleming A councillor is facing an online dating backlash after he told would-be dates they should not have tattoos, be overweight or have children – “unless your partner has died”.Labour councillor Dan Fleming told women on dating site Plenty of Fish there was “no excuse” for being larger than a size 12 unless they are “really pretty”.On his 442-word dating profile, the 29-year-old, from Burnley, Lancashire, told would-be sweethearts they should be “slim”. Mr Fleming, who is a Labour councillor for Burnley Wood with Rosehill, added: “There are a lot of single mums on POF (Plenty of Fish) – I’m getting older so it’s to be expected. Cllr Dan Fleming, a building surveyor, has been single for two yearsCredit:Mercury Labour councillor Dan Fleming posted his in-depth dating demands on his Plenty of Fish profileCredit:Mercury last_img read more

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CPG officer goes berserk hacks exwife her lover then ingests poisonous

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…Couple fighting for their lives at New Amsterdam Hospital The house where the incident reportedly occurred (Javed Khan Image )A 52-year-old officer attached to the New Amsterdam Community Policing Group (CPG) is presently in a critical condition at the New Amsterdam Hospital as a result of consuming a poisonous substance shortly after severely chopping his ex-wife and her lover last night.According to reports received, the CPG officer, Narine Parmaloo of Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne was imbibing with this ex-wife, Nesha Parmaloo and her lover, identified only as “Mahendra, last evening.However, an argument ensued between the CPG Officer and his ex-wife’s lover, Mahendra. This reportedly resulted in Parmaloo grabbing a cutlass from inside of the home and dealing multiple chops to his ex-wife and her lover, while threatening to chop anyone who tried to protect the duo.The blood splatters from the scene of the crime (Javed Khan Image) The Parmaloos’ son told Inews that his father would usually visit his mother and they would often consume alcohol without there being a problem. He was unable to say what may have triggered his father’s sudden rage.This online publication understands that the Parmaloo’s separated late last year, and the CPG Officer had reportedly threatened, on numerous occasions, to kill his ex-wife, especially after she moved in with her lover, Mahendra.Prior to this attempt on his life, reports suggests that Narine Parmaloo, on Wednesday last, attempted to take his own life, and was hospitalized. He was only just discharged from the hospital on Saturday.Parmaloo’s ex-wife and her lover are also clinging to their lives at the medical facility. (Ramona Luthi) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedUpdate: CPG officer dies from poison, ex-wife dischargedFebruary 6, 2017In “Crime”Berbice CPG rank, son arrested for stabbing estate workerSeptember 3, 2017In “Crime”Parika man ingests poison after stabbing reputed wife, mother-in-lawAugust 4, 2016In “Crime” read more

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I was extremely impressed Mick McCarthy singles out Ireland U21 duo for

By on September 21, 2019

first_img Short URL By Paul Fennessy Monday 9 Sep 2019, 5:23 PM “So I kind of trust myself and [the coaching staff] — we know who the best players are and they should be playing. I’d like to have the dilemma, of course I would — if they were playing in Champions League games and Premier League games, but at the moment, they’re not.” Originally published at 13.05The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us! 23 Comments Follow us: the42.ie Share Tweet Email1 ‘I was extremely impressed’ – Mick McCarthy singles out Ireland U21 duo for praise Aaron Connolly and Jayson Molumby both caught the eye in Tallaght on Friday. 27,285 Views center_img Aaron Connolly has impressed at underage level for Ireland. Image: TGSPHOTO/Paul Dennis/INPHO Sep 9th 2019, 1:09 PM Updated at 17.25MICK MCCARTHY SAYS he would be tempted to call up a few Ireland U21 players in normal circumstances, as they impressed in the win over Armenia on Friday night at Tallaght Stadium.The Ireland boss and his coaching staff were at last week’s game, as Stephen Kenny’s side made it two wins from two in their qualification campaign.McCarthy suggested the fact that his side’s upcoming friendly with Bulgaria coincided with the U21 team’s important qualifier away to Sweden was the main reason why he was reluctant to promote some of their players.“Have they got a qualifier tomorrow? Then why on earth would I call them in? I just think that would be wrong of me. The 21s want to qualify for a competition,” he said.Jayson Molumby — the Brighton youngster currently on loan at Millwall — earned the man-of-the-match award for his eye-catching display in midfield.Another Brighton player, Aaron Connolly, also earned widespread praise for his performance, after setting up Troy Parrott’s match-winning goal and regularly tormenting the opposition full-back with his pace and trickery down the wing.I was extremely impressed, certainly by Connolly – I thought he was the pick of the bunch,” McCarthy said. “Molumby as well. Having a soft spot for centre-backs, I liked the both of them [Conor Masterson and Dara O’Shea]. They were both competitive and both can play, both can pass the ball.“But certainly Connolly, he was the one that caught the eye. Connolly and Molumby, I thought, were excellent.”McCarthy added that it would ultimately be more beneficial for the players to be involved in the competitive fixture against Sweden, rather than in tomorrow night’s friendly with Bulgaria.“I’m not sure that if I play them in a friendly against Bulgaria, it will tell me that they can compete in a game against Georgia away, or Switzerland away, or Denmark at home.“It’s a competitive game against Sweden and I’m sure I’ll learn more from that than I would in a friendly.I hope they play, certainly, playing in their teams [at club level]. I hope they give me that dilemma, that problem when they are playing.“But I keep going back to it — I’m not sure that Georgia away, Switzerland away, Denmark at home, they’re big games. And of course, it’s always the case that if I was to do that and they didn’t play well, that question would be asked. Aaron Connolly has impressed at underage level for Ireland. Image: TGSPHOTO/Paul Dennis/INPHO https://the42.ie/4801452 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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Police search for man who raped cut woman on Miami Beach

By on September 15, 2019

first_img Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – The Miami Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help finding the man behind a reported rape on Sunday night.Police said they received a call about the attack, which occurred near the 21st Street and Ocean Drive, at around 10 p.m., Sunday.According to police, the woman was walking to work when she stopped to take pictures on the shoreline. She saw a man seated on a beach chair who approached her, punched her several times in the face and put her in a chokehold, according to police.He then used a sharpened object to cut the victim’s face, according to police, and raped her. Police said the victim fought back, broke free and ran to a nearby hotel, where emergency responders were called.Detectives are asking for help identifying the subject that police described as a black man, standing 5 feet 7 inches, with a slim build, dark, curly hair and an unshaved face. He was wearing a faded green short sleeve T-shirt with an unknown type of logo with triangles and light color long shorts, according to police.Police said the subject faces charges of attempted murder and sexual battery.If you have any information on this rape, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward. last_img read more

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Fitnessminded crowds flock to 6th Miami Beach Ciclovía

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first_imgMIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Fitness enthusiasts of all ages cycled over to Miami Beach on Sunday to make good on all those “get fit” New Year’s resolutions.The sixth annual Miami Beach Ciclovía offered participants all kinds of calorie-burning options on Washington Avenue, between Fifth and 16th streets.“The idea of closing it to traffic on a beautiful Sunday morning and having people out here, it’s a way to celebrate the city, celebrate our community and just have a great time,” said one participant. “If you’re a bicycle enthusiast like I am, it’s fantastic.”The event featured activities other than cycling, like tennis, rock climbing, bounce houses and aerobics.The family-friendly event has doubled in attendance since its inception, and it plans to continue growing.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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Houston battles massive floods

By on September 3, 2019

first_imgDowntown Houston and submerged highways are seen 27 August 2017 as the city battles with tropical storm Harvey and resulting floods. Photo: AFPMassive flooding unleashed by deadly monster storm Harvey left Houston—the fourth-largest city in the United States—increasingly isolated Sunday as its airports and highways shut down and residents fled homes waist-deep in water.The city’s two main airports suspended all commercial flights and two hospitals were forced to evacuate patients. A local television station also was knocked off the air.At least three people have been killed so far, with reports of other fatalities still unconfirmed.The National Hurricane Center called the flooding “unprecedented” and said the storm, which crashed ashore late Friday as a huge Category 4 hurricane, would move into the Gulf before doubling back midweek, bringing more rain.President Donald Trump, who had said he did not want to disrupt emergency efforts with a visit, is planning to head to the disaster zone on Tuesday, the White House announced.Rising waters from Harvey inundated roads throughout the Houston area, affecting every major freeway and hamstringing efforts to move people to safety.“It’s crazy to see the roads you’re driving on every day just completely under water,” Houston resident John Travis told AFP.Another city resident, Brit Dreger, said: “It doesn’t look like we’re going anywhere for a while.”Overwhelmed emergency services warned residents to head for high ground or climb onto rooftops—not into attics—so they could be seen by rescue helicopters. More than 1,500 rescues had been made so far.“We are going on fumes & our hearts ache for community we serve, but we will not stop!” said Houston police chief Art Acevedo.Emergency 911 operators in Houston received 56,000 calls in a 15-hour span—seven times more than in a usual full day.“The number of evacuees is increasing. The number in harm’s way will increase also with the rain that is forecast to come,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott said, adding that the storm had already inflicted billions of dollars in damage.Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner dismissed the idea that evacuations should have been ordered sooner.“You cannot put, in the city of Houston, 2.3 million people on the road. That is dangerous,” Turner told reporters.“You issue an evacuation order and put everybody on the highway—you really are asking for a major calamity.”‘Life and safety’Trump, who spent the weekend at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland, had said he would visit the Lone Star State as soon as he could “without causing disruption.”“The focus must be on life and safety,” he said in a series of tweets about the disaster, his first major domestic challenge since taking office in January.Later, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the visit would take place Tuesday.At least three deaths have been blamed on Harvey, which has spawned tornadoes and lashed east and central Texas with torrential rains.In Houston, a woman drowned when she left a car which had stalled in high water, and another man was found dead in a flooded Wal-Mart parking lot in the Galveston area, officials confirmed.Local officials said Saturday one person was killed when a house caught fire in the Rockport area, one of the places hardest hit.“The breadth and intensity of this rainfall are beyond anything experienced before,” the National Weather Service said on Twitter.Houston opened community centers to shelter people forced out of their homes, but the mayor appealed to residents to stay put and not call the 911 emergency line unless they faced a life-threatening situation.“Even if there’s a lull today, don’t assume the storm is over,” Turner said.‘I might have left sooner’The National Weather Service said more than two feet (60 centimeters) of rain fell in Houston and nearby Galveston in a 24-hour period. Another 20 inches were expected.Flooding was expected to worsen as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit the United States mainland since 2005, lingers over the area.Harvey ripped off roofs, flipped mobile homes and left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark on the Gulf Coast, home to some of the country’s most important oil refineries.Tornado warnings were in effect in several parts of the area.Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Hobby International, the city’s two airports, also stopped all commercial flights.Abbott said National Guard troops were deployed overnight in Houston to help with rescues in inundated areas of the city, the largest in Texas, and only behind New York, Los Angeles and Chicago nationwide.About 20 helicopters were in use, Abbott said.Boats also were being deployed, “but they can’t get here,” Harris County Judge Ed Emmett told reporters, appealing to residents to use their own vessels.One volunteer rescuer told KTRK TV: “Basically, there were a lot of people out here and not enough boats.”‘Landmark’ disasterThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said there should be no illusions about the long-term impact.“This disaster will be a landmark event,” FEMA director Brock Long told CNN, adding it would take “years” to recover.Coastal Texas is a fast-growing area, with some 1.5 million people moving into the region since 1999. It is also home to a large number of oil refineries and a number of major ports.ExxonMobil said Sunday it had closed its massive Baytown refining complex—the second-largest in the country.US authorities said about 22 percent of crude production in the Gulf of Mexico, accounting for more than 375,000 barrels a day, was shut down.But Abbott said the oil industry was well prepared.“They have the ability to ratchet up back up there quickly,” he said on Fox News Sunday, predicting a “one- or two-week downturn.”last_img read more

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For Many Young Texans Getting An ID Is One Of The Biggest

By on September 2, 2019

first_img Share Salvador Castro/KUTVoters line up to cast ballots on the UT campus last week.Ana Flores can vote for the first time this year. The 18-year-old lives in Houston with her mom. Like many young people who just got the right to vote, she was curious about what it would be like.“I just wanted to try it out,” she said, “see how it would feel for the first time.”Flores was registered to vote and aware of some of the races on the ballot; she said she was particularly excited about voting in the U.S. Senate race. But there was a big thing standing in the way of her actually voting: the Texas voter ID law requiring her to show a state-issued identification at the polls.Flores said she had had trouble getting an ID from the Texas Department of Public Safety before.“I went up there just one time when I was about, I think, 16 or 17,” she said. “But we’d go back like three times – back home, go back, back home, go back. So, I just didn’t try again.”Flores didn’t have the proper documents to prove she was a resident of Texas.She knew she’d have to try again if she wanted to vote this year. Luckily for her, a group called Spread the Vote started reaching out to students at her school.“Our focus is to make sure they have the ID so that they can actually vote,” said Christina Sanders, state director for Spread the Vote.Spread the Vote has been in Texas since May. Sanders said the group is helping populations who have the hardest time getting IDs, including the homeless population and students.“It is extremely challenging if you are 17 and eight months eligible to vote, or 18, and you don’t have a light bill in your name,” she said, “and you don’t have a bank account in your name, or lease in your name to be able to establish yourself as a Texas resident.”Sanders said this is also really hard for college students – particularly out-of-state college students.The list of IDs allowed at the polls is limited. While a handgun license, military ID or U.S. passport are allowed, for example, a student ID is not.People who face obstacles getting an ID can still vote in Texas, though. Federal courts forced the state to let people sign a legal document saying they had problems getting an ID in order to cast a ballot.But for low-income people who want to make sure they have the required state-issued election ID, state ID or driver’s license, it can be expensive.“A lot of people have hurdles with the cost,” Sanders said. “On average it costs $40 to get an ID in Texas – and that’s if you were born in Texas. But sometimes it’s more – up to $200 – if you are born in other states.”Sanders said her group helps cover those costs – and it helps people get supporting documents, including Social Security cards and birth certificates. She said many students don’t have those documents handy, for a whole range of reasons.“Every child doesn’t live with their parents,” Sanders said. “Their parents don’t keep up with the documents. One child that we recently helped to get an ID, he recently lost everything in Harvey – all his documents in Harvey. And he was just like, ‘We don’t have a car. We just didn’t go back and get them. So, I need to get them.’”Sanders said there’s also a short window for students to get these documents, because government offices close roughly around the same time students are let out of school.“Going to get your ID to vote is not an excused absence,” Sanders said.Because of Spread the Vote, Flores was able to get an ID in time to vote early. She said voting – with her ID in hand – was easier than she expected.“I thought it was going to be difficult,” she said. “I didn’t think it would be that easy.”And Flores said she would probably vote again in the future.Unfortunately, Sanders said, some students don’t get this all worked out in time.“We even had a student in Houston cry because of the documents not matching up,” she said.Originally published on KUT.orglast_img read more

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North America Medical Tourism Market is Estimated to Grasp 52786 Million

By on August 29, 2019

first_imgThe North America medical tourism market accounted for $20,279 million in 2016, and is estimated to reach $52,786 million by 2023, registering a CAGR of 14.4% from 2017 to 2023.Increase in privatization has led to development of health cities which specialize in provision of diverse and affordable healthcare facilities under one roof and lure patients across the globeDownload Report Sample @ https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/request-sample/5050The process of traveling outside the country of residence for the purpose of receiving medical treatment and care is known as medical tourism. Medical tourists avail different treatments such as cancer treatment, cardiovascular treatment, neurological treatment, fertility treatment, and others. The escalation in healthcare costs associated in developed countries, has forced individuals to look for affordable alternatives, and has therefore imperatively contributed to supplement the medical tourism market.Geographical convenience of Mexico for Mexico-bound health travelers who reside in South, North & Central America, and the Caribbean drive the market. In addition, recent Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditations in Mexico, government involvement for the growth of medical tourism in Mexico, lower costs in Mexico, and technological advancements in healthcare facilities in North America further augment market growth.However, difficulties associated with travel, language barriers, documentation, and VISA approval issues, and lack of medical training and non-acceptance of healthcare insurances in Mexico restrict the market growth. Furthermore, rise in geriatric population due to baby boomers in North America, and increase in R&D activities in the field of healthcare provide lucrative opportunities to the market players.Have any Query? Ask our Research Experts @ https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/purchase-enquiry/5050Based on country, the market was dominated by Mexico which accounted for more than half of the overall North America medical tourism market in 2016. This growth is attributed to the availability of affordable medical treatments for several disease conditions and geographical proximity to U.S.Furthermore, the neurological disorders treatment segment is anticipated to be the fastest growing treatment type segment with a CAGR of 14.9% from 2017 to 2023, owing to factors such as growth in prevalence of neurological diseases and surge in geriatric population.Cancer treatment type segment is anticipated to continue to lead the market throughout the analysis period owing to increase with the number of cross-border travelers seeking high quality cancer treatment. In addition, cancer treatments are expensive and prolonged procedures; hence, good quality treatment available at affordable prices motivates several patients to choose medical tourism.Leading industry players:Angeles en Lnea, Centro Mdico ABC, Galenia Hospital, Hospital San Jos, Mdica Sur, SA de CV, and Star Mdica.About Us:Allied Market Research (AMR) is a full-service market research and business consulting wing of Allied Analytics LLP based in Portland, Oregon. Allied Market Research provides global enterprises as well as medium and small businesses with unmatched quality of “Market Research Reports” and “Business Intelligence Solutions.” AMR has a targeted view to provide business insights and consulting to assist its clients to make strategic business decisions and achieve sustainable growth in their respective market domain.We are in professional corporate relations with various companies and this helps us in digging out market data that helps us generate accurate research data tables and confirms utmost accuracy in our market forecasting. Each and every data presented in the reports published by us is extracted through primary interviews with top officials from leading companies of domain concerned. Our secondary data procurement methodology includes deep online and offline research and discussion with knowledgeable professionals and analysts in the industry.Contact:David Correa5933 NE Win Sivers Drive#205, Portland, OR 97220United StatesUSA/Canada (Toll Free):+1-800-792-5285, +1-503-894-6022, +1-503-446-1141UK: +44-845-528-1300Hong Kong: +852-301-84916India (Pune): +91-20-66346060Fax: +1(855)550-5975help@alliedmarketresearch.comWeb: https://www.alliedmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

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20000mAh USBC 30W PD Power Bank for Just 3999 Today Will Fast

By on August 27, 2019

first_imgYou can treat yourself to a 30W USB Power Delivery portable battery for an astonishing price of just $39.99. This power bank features 20000mAh of capacity.Power banks have managed to climb on top of the food chain as must-have accessories for all mobile devices. And with notebooks now also getting onboard the USB-C bandwagon therefore it’s a no-brainer to pick up a portable charger in order to keep yourself juiced up wherever you can. But in a lot of cases, Power Delivery power banks can prove to be quite expensive. Luckily for everyone reading this, you can grab a product from iClever for just $39.99 that features 30W of output while also boasting Quick Charge 3.0 for fast charging compatible devices, including the Galaxy S9, Note9 and more.Since we are dealing with 30W of Power Delivery here therefore you can fast charge your MacBook, MacBook Air, iPhone, iPad, Nintendo Switch and Android devices at full speed. But that’s not all, you also get Quick Charge 3.0 as well, meaning that compatible devices will charge up at full 18W of speed so you can spend less time charging and more time doing stuff that matters the most, like taking a photo of your Starbucks coffee.There are multiple USB-A ports in this power bank too, allowing you to charge pretty much anything you like. Basically, with this power bank around, you’re invincible as long as the battery doesn’t run dry on the power bank itself. Sounds too good to be true right?This is a limited time deal that will expire on the end of this month, therefore make your move fast if you want to pick up this 20000mAh monstrosity and throw it in your backpack. Hit the link below for the buying link and more details.Buy iClever 21000mAh USB C Power Bank, Power Delivery 30W USB Type-C Portable Charger – Was $7.99, Now just $39.99 using discount code PDCHARGER40 Share Tweet Submitlast_img read more

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iCAD ComputerAided Detection Integrates with Fujifilm Aspire Cristalle Mammography System

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first_img News | Mammography Reporting Software | July 26, 2019 Ikonopedia Releases Automated Combined Reporting Package at AHRA Ikonopedia showcased its recently released Automated Combined Reporting package and its entire suite of structured… read more Related Content Image courtesy of Imago Systems News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more Technology | Breast Biopsy Systems | July 24, 2019 Fujifilm Releases Tomosynthesis Biopsy Option for Aspire Cristalle Mammography System Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently expanded its breast imaging solutions with the launch of its… read more Technology | Mammography Reporting Software | July 25, 2019 Hologic Partners With MagView to Develop Unifi EQUIP Solution Hologic announced a partnership with mammography information solutions provider MagView to develop Unifi EQUIP, an… read more 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 IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017, and who had health records for at least one year prior to the mammogram. The algorithm was trained on 9,611 mammograms. Image courtesy of Radiology. 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 News | Artificial Intelligence | July 26, 2019 Progenics Pharmaceuticals Collaborating With Veterans Affairs on AI Cancer Imaging Research Program Oncology company Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced their collaboration with the Veterans Affairs Greater Los… read more April 11, 2016 — iCAD Inc. announced that its mammography computer-aided detection (CAD) solution is now available on Fujifilm’s Aspire Cristalle full field digital mammography system.The PowerLook Advanced Mammography Platform is a flexible solution supporting iCAD’s computer-aided detection algorithm for digital mammography that assists radiologists in the detection of breast cancer. The iCAD solution is used by more than 3,000 mammography facilities worldwide.Aspire Cristalle brings together Fujifilm’s extensive research, expertise and experience. The unique platform allows easy upgradability to future technologies, while offering optimal imaging of all breast types at lower dose.The Aspire Cristalle will be on display at the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCoBC) conference, April 9-13, 2016, in Las Vegas.For more information: www.fujifilmhealthcare.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Breast Imaging | April 11, 2016 iCAD Computer-Aided Detection Integrates with Fujifilm Aspire Cristalle Mammography System PowerLook Advanced Mammography Platform for digital mammography helps radiologists in detection of breast cancer News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 19, 2019 | Michal Chorev AI Models Predict Breast Cancer With Radiologist-level Accuracy Breast cancer is the global leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, and the most commonly diagnosed cancer… read more 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 last_img read more

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Irazú marathon is a brutal uphill battle

By on August 19, 2019

first_img Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Times Facebook Comments Robert Isenberg/The Tico Times Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Times Robert Isenberg/The Tico Times Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Times Robert Isenberg/The Tico Times Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Times Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Timescenter_img Robert Isenberg/The Tico Times Robert Isenberg/The Tico Times Robert Isenberg/The Tico Times “It will be very hard,” said Philippe Bukovec, organizer of the Challenge Irazú races, just minutes before the 40-kilometer marathon started last Saturday morning. Bukovec chuckled morosely. “Very hard.”There was no way to exaggerate the grueling uphill challenge awaiting those 30-or-so athletes. From a parking lot in Tres Ríos, participants ran up a residential street and disappeared into the hills. For nearly 42 kilometers they trudged along difficult footpaths, cut through woods and meadows, and fought their way up some of the most punishing inclines in the Central Valley.Their goal: San Juan de Chicuá, a tiny village on the slopes of Irazú Volcano.For several years, the race up Irazú has attracted diehard runners from around the world. This edition’s athletes hailed from such disparate nations as Poland and Venezuela. Because the marathon was an “adventure race,” runners faced more than steep terrain. Most of them spread out, becoming isolated from one another in a veritable wilderness. Aid stations were separated by at least 10 kilometers. Because of the simple marking system, runners risked getting lost or stranded in the countryside. The day started cool, but a blazing midday sun and increasing elevation wreaked havoc on their bodies.“Normally I would be fine,” said one runner from Washington, D.C., who decided not to complete the full course. “But the altitude is too much.”Runners reached elevations of about 3,000 meters.Unlike more traditional marathons, which generally take place on level terrain in populous cities, the Challenge Irazú appeals to a particularly spartan crowd. Instead of thousands of runners, only a few dozen attempted the full 40 kilometers. Runners are encouraged to carry their own supplies, including cellphones, large quantities of water and some cash, in case of emergencies. The race even lacked a system to transport runners back to Tres Ríos once they had finished, and participants were encouraged to call cabs or even hitchhike.By late afternoon, organizers were preparing for the second round of races: a half-marathon and a 10K, both of which took place at night.Why race at night?“Because the view is beautiful,” said organizer Fidelia Soloherison. “When you see the valley at night – you will never see anything like it.” Andres Madrigal/The Tico Times Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Times Related posts:UN secretary-general hops on a bike to promote urban cycling VIDEO: Thrill of victory, agony of defeat during France-Germany game Costa Rica banana workers affected by Nemagon still waiting on compensation Parents target Social Security System officials with protest to reopen liver transplant programlast_img read more

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OTM 2016 ends on a hugely upbeat note from global sellers of

By on August 16, 2019

first_imgBy Sanjiv AgarwalAfter three days of hustle and bustle on the show floor, OTM 2016, India’s biggest outbound travel mart, ended on an upbeat note with exhibiting companies armed with greater enthusiasm for a strong start to 2016 for the best of world tourism in the India market.Several global destinations at OTM 2016 participated with the keenness to carve a piece of India’s projected 50 million outbound pie – UAE, Indonesia, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Thailand, New Zealand, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Macao, Bangladesh, Philippines, Maldives, Oman, Egypt, Seychelles, Israel, Rwanda, Romania, Fiji and Greece were all in place at India’s biggest travel show.Perfectly complementing their international counterparts, many Indian destinations such as Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir, Gujarat, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and many other states were present with large number of sellers from each, to showcase India at its best.The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is also eyeing big on India’s outbound tourism potential. Highly placed representatives of the UAE’s travel and tourism industry under the umbrella of National Council of Tourism and Antiquities (NCTA) discussed its India-specific tourism promotion plans during OTM 2016 in Mumbai. For the very first time in trade show history, the United Arab Emirates led their participation with all its 7 emirates – Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain – making them the largest destination exhibitor in OTM 2016.H.E. Sultan Mohamed Bin Khadin, Acting Consul, the UAE Embassy in India, who was present on the occasion said, “The UAE has trade and cultural ties with India since ages. We want to strengthen these ties further and foresee a substantial growth in the number of tourist footfalls in the near future.”Speaking about Visit UAE participation, Abdulla Al Hammadi, Director – Marketing & Overseas Promotions of NCTA (UAE) said: “OTM is a very good show. We are getting lots of enquiries. Our co-participants are also getting very nice results. We are looking for more tourists from India to the United Arab Emirates. We plan to do big campaign in the near future and we will be participating in OTM 2017 as well.”OTM 2016 offered a great opportunity for international exhibitors to showcase their travel and tourism capabilities at length. For instance, Hong Kong, Macao and Shenzhen exhibited their prowess to the audience. Said Peter Hoslin, Regional Director, Europe and New Markets for the Hong Kong Tourism Board: “Hong Kong, Macao and Shenzhen are becoming popular with the Indian travellers. Participating for the first time in OTM, the three-NTO pavilion provided us a business platform to introduce the collective strengths and the variety of experiences to our valued travel trade partners and Indian travellers.”Major sponsor of OTM 2016, Wonderful Indonesia is extremely satisfied with the event turnout, especially from the great exposures given to the branding of Wonderful Indonesia throughout the exhibition halls.  The Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia is confident with an increase of tourist arrivals from India to Indonesia this year, said Rita Sophia, Deputy Director from Ministry who led a delegation of 20 private sector companies to OTM 2016.The Tourism Authority of Thailand has been participating in OTM for the last six years and has never been disappointed with the return on their investments. The TAT hopes to achieve 1.10 million Indian visitor arrivals to the Kingdom by the end of 2016 and an increase of tourism spending from this source market by 8%. The special attendance of Her Excellency Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister for Tourism and Sports as OTM’s chief of guests at the inaugural ceremony underscores a firm commitment for the Kingdom’s continuous pursue of the many untapped opportunities arising from Thailand’s second tier cities and new market segments.While the global tourism industry is bullish on India’s growth story; off-beat destinations are also attempting to ride on the bandwagon believing in India’s outbound tourism potentials. For instance, a tiny country like Rwanda, which had 14,000 tourists from India in 2015, is now expecting about 35% increase in its Indian tourist arrivals in the coming year. Said Joseph Kabakeza, First Counsellor & Deputy Head of Mission, at the High Commission of The Republic of Rwanda: “India is the second target tourist destination after China and recognising the potential, the Rwanda Tourism Department has been promoting their offerings in India in a big way.”Another example is Bhutan where 80,000 tourists visited Bhutan in 2015, the country is now expecting the footfalls to rise to 1,30,000 to 1,50,000. Romania is also expecting about 10% rise in tourist footfalls from India in 2016. Israel is also coming in a big way on international tourism circuits and for it, India is a promising destination. With Israel’s Ministry of Tourism’s Country Office in India, Israel is turning no stone unturned to attract tourists from India.Participating in their first ever India travel trade show, Spanish-based RIU Hotels and Resorts and Thailand-based Travel Motivations have both reported great satisfaction on their selection of OTM 2016.According to Petra Skopalov, Director of Business Development for Asia, Riu Hotels & Resorts, trade buyers and visitors have continuously visited her booth from the very start of OTM 2016 with a good number of local Mumbai-based trade professionals bussing around the show floor on the second afternoon. With 150 hotels worldwide, Riu Hotels & Resorts is making its expansion into Asia with new hotels in Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Skopalov is confident that her many business meetings conducted at OTM 2016 will help increase Riu’s brand awareness and attract eloquent Indian travellers to experience first-hand in its all-inclusive 24×7 concept hospitality.In this three-day B2B trade show, more than a thousand sellers from 50 participating destinations met over 6,000 buyers on the exhibition floor. Side by side the trade exhibition, there was a host of innovative events took place to discuss emerging trends in the travel business: TechForum@OTM, #StartupKnockDown, Shoot at Site @ OTM, Buyer-Seller Speed Networking, India’s Top 100 Travel Producers Award, and Responsible Tourism @ OTM.Speaking about the significance of OTM 2016, explained Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman and CEO, Fairfest Media Limited – the organisers of OTM, “Technology, digital marketing, and social media are more and more enabling travel organisations from tourist boards to hotels, tour operators and tourist attractions to market to targeted consumers domestically and globally. In partnership with travel-tech media platform, TravHQ, we have successfully created India’s first and only specialised tourism-based business-technology platform, TechForum@OTM, aimed at connecting technology solution providers with our colleagues in the travel industry.”The event also saw panel discussions on important topics such as ‘How to leverage content and online influencer relationships for travel industry’. In the presence of the Head of Travel Business at Google India, venture capitalists and a corporate strategist from leading travel company Cox & Kings, the unique workshop on #StartupKnockDown was conducted to provide promising travel start-ups, the ultimate pitch deck to increase awareness and raise funds.Unleashing the power of Film Tourism was the theme of the Shoot at Site @ OTM session where it was reported that the film industry is a major money-spinner for destinations on locations. It was reported that every dollar invested, the returns from film-induced tourism and film-based tourism can be measured up to 7 to 15 dollars. Global destinations such as Singapore, Switzerland and Spain have reaped these benefits from recent Indian film productions shot overseas. The film industry is urging their travel colleagues to convert red tapes to red carpets for win-win policies in simplifying the process, incentivising productions and co-promotions.Buyer– Seller Speed Networking was a huge hit with two sessions designed to facilitate quick face-to-face matchmaking and appointments with the buyers to visit the sellers. Visit UAE Lounge was made available for this speed networking sessions.Following the successful launch of India’s Top 100 Travel Producers Award last year, OTM 2016 edition presented similar laurels this year. The award is based on an extensive three-month process of desk researches, industry nominations, voting and polling for the final cut of our India’s Top 100 Travel Producers with the highest buying power for outbound and domestic travel products. “Our continuous pursuit of India’s Top 100 Travel Producers is to give due recognition to travel producers, big or small, on or offline, from all over India – to give them the annual opportunity to celebrate their successes, but more importantly, for all of us to acknowledge the important role they have played in contributing to our industry,” explained Sanjiv Agarwal.Highlighting the role of tourism in ensuring sustainability, Responsible Tourism @ OTM theme was introduced with an awareness stand in the exhibition floor and audience-interactive presentation at the Tech Theater by partnering organisation Open Eyes Project & Responsible Tourism in India led by CEO & Founder, Anna Alma Torres.Appreciating the industry’s confidence and as a gesture of its commitment, the event organiser Fairfest Media has locked-in firm dates for the next four OTMs at Bombay Exhibition & Convention Centre.2017: Feb 21-232018: Feb 7-92019: Feb 6-82020: Feb 5-7Here is what some of the industry leaders have to say about the OTM:“Outbound travel from India is going strong, and OTM is the best platform for leveraging the potential of this segment. Every year hundreds of sellers from India and many countries congregate at OTM to reach out to high-quality outbound buyers and trade visitors. As the apex body for the outbound sector, OTOAI has been associated with OTM right since its inception, and we are very excited at the networking and business opportunities at OTM 2016.”Guldeep Singh Sahni, President, OTOAI“All the travel agents, tour operators and hoteliers look forward to participate in OTM Mumbai in a big way. This year’s OTM has turned out as the biggest event with highest attendance and on behalf of the tourism industry I compliment the organisers for regularly organising this event for so many years in a very professional and successful manner.”Subhash Goyal, President, IATOlast_img read more

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Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impa

By on August 11, 2019

first_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Peters did not practice on Wednesday, and he will not play this week due to a high-ankle sprain. In fact, Peters is expected to miss “a little bit of time,” according to Arians.With Peters sidelined, Rodney Gunter and Xavier Williams, who is healthy once again after missing the past two games, will see their roles increased.“Those two guys will just rotate and roll it,” Arians said.Injury reportAside from Peters, linebacker Karlos Dansby was the only other Cardinals player who did not see the practice field on Wednesday. Dansby’s absence, however, was not injury related. He was given the day off.Listed limited were wide receiver John Brown (back), center A.Q. Shipley (shoulder) and tackle John Wetzel (back).The Texans had three players not practice: linebacker Dylan Cole (hamstring), tackle Julien Davenport (shoulder) and wide receiver Will Fuller. Reports out of Houston have Fuller not playing against the Cardinals on Sunday. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 3 Comments   Share   “I want to play,” he said. “But, I also need to remove myself from the situation and say, ‘Is this what’s best for the team?’ and trying to help us get back to .500, because at the end of the day, we all have to be short-sighted right now. We have to just win one football game against a really good defense that we’re going up against.”Tramon Williams the ‘perfect fit’Against Seattle, cornerback Tramon Williams accounted for three of the six passes defensed by the Cardinals’ defense. He also had three tackles.It was a performance that Pro Football Focus graded (91.5) as the highest of any cornerback in Week 10.“He’s the perfect fit opposite Pat (Peterson) right now,” Arians said.Told of those comments plus the ranking by Pro Football Focus, Williams, sitting at his chair in front of his locker, smiled.“Any time you get mentioned by your peers, that’s always the top level of what you want to hear but anything else, anything from outsiders or whatnot, I really don’t pay much attention to,” he said Wednesday.Since replacing Justin Bethel in the starting lineup three games ago, Williams has recorded 17 tackles, including 10 against the Rams in London, and five passes defensed. He leads the team with six total pass breakups. TEMPE, Ariz. – All quarterback Drew Stanton has ever wanted is an opportunity. He hasn’t had many — only 15 starts in 11 seasons — but he has one now with the Arizona Cardinals.Two starts into said opportunity, however, and Stanton is dealing with an injury that may prevent him from a third straight start coming up this Sunday at Houston.Stanton was on the practice field once again on Wednesday, albeit as a limited participant, after spraining his right knee against Seattle last week. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img “I feel good, I feel really good,” he said. “(Did) a little bit more each day. I think just being smart with it and seeing how it responds, and both days have been successful thus far. I think that’s the goal each and every day. It’s one of these things that you don’t know when it’s going to start feeling better or whatnot, but I don’t’ want to push it too hard.”Backup Blaine Gabbert “took the majority of snaps” the past two days, according to head coach Bruce Arians, though, Stanton “has made really nice progress, more than I thought he would.”Arians added he won’t make a decision on a starter until after practice on Friday.That leaves Stanton two days to convince Arians he should be the one under center in Week 11.“I’m not going to count myself out,” Stanton said, “ and I think that with the help of this training staff and everybody around here, if that’s in the team’s best interest and I can go out there and help, then I want to do that. If it’s not, then Blaine will go out there and do a great job.”In two starts, a win at San Francisco and a loss to the Seahawks, Stanton has completed 50.6 percent of his passes for 474 yards and three touchdowns with one interception. Top Stories Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) scrambles from San Francisco 49ers defensive end DeForest Buckner (99) during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Williams credits the success to being aggressive in his coverage.“I like to play chess so I like to play a chess game out on the field. I like to give a lot of different looks,” he said. “I don’t like to do the same thing, and I’m having a lot of fun doing it so that may be the difference.”It’s been a bit of a roller coaster season for Williams. He played in the first two games and then sat out the next three, including being inactive against the 49ers in Week 4.“At the end of the day, I feel like I can only control what I can control. And I couldn’t control what was happening early without me playing but what I could control is handling it the right way and that’s what I did. I handled it the right way, helped the guys who needed help, helped Bethel and anybody else who needed help (or) had questions and went from there because at the end of the day, it’s much bigger than me,” Williams said.“It’s a team game. We’re trying to win, and if I’m being selfish and pouting that I’m not playing and all of this, it could be an effect on the team so the last thing I want to do is affect the team.”Corey Peters sidelinedStats don’t tell how valuable defensive lineman Corey Peters has been this season. Yes, he’s put up numbers — 25 tackles, seven for loss, along with one sack, nine quarterback pressures and five quarterback hits — but he’s also drawn attention from multiple blockers, thus freeing up others to make plays. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more

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