By on December 24, 2019

first_imgA man with a lengthy criminal record was arrested after becoming abusive with Gardaí, a court has heard.Gerard O’Connor, 54, was arrested at Lower Main Street Letterkenny after becoming aggressive and abusive and for failing to comply with the instructions of the Gardaí.Gardaí were called to Lower Main Street, after they received reports of a man who was extremely intoxicated and was causing disturbance in the area. Gardaí found O’Connor in an extremely inebriated scene and was deemed a danger to himself and others, Letterkenny District Court was told.He was subsequently arrested and taken to Letterkenny Garda Station.On the 8th of October, Gardaí received reports of a man causing severe disturbance outside the Bus Station in Letterkenny who was becoming abusive towards members of the public.Gardaí found O’Connor in a dishevelled and drunken state and when instructed to leave by Gardaí he launched into a tirade of expletives and called the Gardaí b******s.He was again arrested and brought to Letterkenny Garda Station.The court heard how O’Connor has had a long-history of problems with alcohol and despite efforts to reform had fallen off the wagon in recent years.The court also heard how he had 73 previous convictions, most of which were alcohol related although some included criminal damage.The court heard how Mr O’Connor was willing to enter into a rehabilitation unit in Galway and if granted bail would proceed straight to the facility after his hearing.Judge Denis McLaughlin agreed that “another stint in Catlerea wouldn’t help” the matter and allowed Mr O’Connor to go to the rehab facility.He also added that it was clear Mr O’Connor couldn’t come to grasp the seriousness of his problems and needed help urgently in order for him to stay out of trouble.He adjourned the case until the 25th of January.MAN WITH 73 PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS CALLED GARDAÍ B******* was last modified: November 12th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:courtsnewslast_img read more

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SADC calls on Egypt to restore order

By on December 18, 2019

first_img19 August 2013 South African President Jacob Zuma joined regional leaders at the conclusion of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Malawi on the weekend in calling on the Egyptian authorities to restore constitutional order in the violence-torn country. Zuma said the SADC leaders had rejected the Egyptian army’s removal, in July, of constitutionally elected president Mohamed Morsi from power. “And we said that we do not accept it and we call on Egyptians to return normalcy in that country,” Zuma told reporters as he prepared to leave Malawi on Sunday. “The crisis has been deepening, and we must do everything we can to help the Egyptians.” Zuma described the two-day SADC summit as generally successful and said South Africa was happy with the outcome. The summit elected Malawian President Joyce Banda as the new chairperson of the regional body, with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as her deputy. Banda becomes the first woman to chair the SADC. In her first speech as SADC chairperson, Banda said the SADC had steered the region towards economic integration, peace and democracy. She called on regional leaders to continue attracting investors to partner in the region’s infrastructure development programmes. “I’m pleased to note that we generally have peace and stability in the region despite a few pockets of political insecurity,” Banda said. “On the economic front, the summit noted food security and nutrition as a major economic challenge for the region.” Earlier, the summit called for the lifting of international sanctions against Zimbabwe so that country could find its way towards economic recovery. The leaders also welcomed the deployment of the SADC’s intervention brigade to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to contain the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in the eastern part of that country. Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more

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An EDGY Conversation with Dan Waldschmidt – Episode 31

By on December 9, 2019

first_imgPodcast: Play in new window | Download (45.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSToday’s guest, Dan Waldschmidt, is a business strategist uninterested in short term tactics for success. He understands the rules of success shift by the time you tap into them. Instead, Dan offers a formula and lifestyle to achieve lasting success. He unleashes his passion for your success in his book, EDGY Conversations: How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success. This is a book about achieving mindset, before worrying about skillset. Dan’s loud living is visible in his business endeavors, popular speaking events, and ultra-races. If Dan wants it, he goes and gets it. Listen in to his story of attempting to break records in ultra-running and in business. Get In the Arena with Dan Waldschmidt.How big will your success be?Click To TweetHow the ordinary can achieve the extraordinaryDan’s acronym, EDGY, began by analyzing why people who were not set up for success, became successful. People who were relegated to the middle class, or bound to be weekend warriors, achieved extraordinary success through extreme effort. Their weaknesses were made up for and equalized through effort. The question is no longer, will you be successful, it is how big will your success be? We are often told to work smarter, optimize our presentation and avoid wasting time. Today, Dan brings us back to one of the greatest assets available: good old fashioned sweat. Listen in for your own outrageous success.When will it start working?Dan says that if you stop doing the right thing before it starts working, you’ve done the wrong thing. Discipline action is part of the formula for success that separates the extraordinary from the ordinary. Disciplined action looks like doing what you need to do everyday, even when it means denying yourself quick fixes of quick success. Dan teaches to stay the course, and continue to take action. It it not the final blow that splits the granite: it is all the chinking and clinking away before that final blow. Re-think the popular quote of insanity being the definition of doing the same thing over and over, with the same results. Put in brute force and do not stop too soon. If you are willing to do what everyone else is making excuses for, you are In the Arena, with the best shot at success.Don’t stop doing the right thing before it starts workingClick To TweetSomething not working? Try giving. Success is often talked about in terms of self and wrapped up in me-me-me. Today, Dan Waldschmidt shares about his own shift from selfish ambition, to giving from his heart. Dan looked at successful leaders and found that they were not just taking, they were giving. Even if it meant defying industry experts, they did things that made them awesome. Successful leaders attracted their ideal customers, by giving. From Ford’s story, to Dan’s personal story, giving is an essential aspect of success. It is a fine line to walk, between giving and trading, but giving equals greatness. Learn how to create value and demonstrate value from today’s conversation with ring leader, Dan Waldschmidt.Heros healThe final piece of Dan Waldschmidt’s formula is all about healing. We are humans, and pretty primal, whether we’re in the jungle or in business suits in the boardroom. People understand the importance of healing in most settings, but when it comes to business and achieving goals, it is often left out. The person you are selling to might just need to be healed. Dan knows that everyone calls the healer. If you want to be successful, look past the business suit and into the soul you are selling to. They will hear you, and want to hear from you again. Get EDGY today, and on your way to success, with Dan Waldschmidt on Into the Arena.Effort as the great equalizer, with Dan WaldschmidtClick To TweetOutline of this great episode Introduction of today’s guest, Dan Waldschmidt. Dan’s decision to do more than just an ultra-event. The EDGY acronym: E is for extreme behavior. How and where you start success. There are no sick days: disciplined action. Salespeople: This is prospecting. It’s about giving, from your heart not your head. Anthony’s example of giving in business. The healing aspect. Details about Dan’s book & workbook.Resources & Links mentioned in this episodehttp://danwaldschmidt.comB00IH3K2AK The theme song “Into the Arena” is written and produced by Chris Sernel. You can find it on SoundcloudConnect with AnthonyWebsite: www.TheSalesBlog.comYoutube: www.Youtube.com/IannarinoFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/iannarinoTwitter: https://twitter.com/iannarinoGoogle Plus: https://plus.google.com/+SAnthonyIannarinoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iannarinoTweets you can use to share this episodeIf things are not working the way you want them to, try giving ~ Dan WaldschmidtClick To TweetWe’re pretty primal, in the jungle or in the boardroom.Click To TweetSubscribe toIn the ArenaApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsAndroidby EmailRSSOr subscribe with your favorite app by using the address belowlast_img read more

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Alessia Cara unveils sophomore album details The Pains of Growing

By on October 15, 2019

first_img Facebook Advertisement Cara released her debut album, Know-It-All, in 2015. She has made the Canadian and U.S. Billboard charts several times now and is a four-time Grammy nominee. In 2018 the Brampton, Ont., native won her first award — a Grammy biggie — for Best New Artist.In an interview with Billboard, she gave insight on the process of writing her 15-track album.“In terms of lyrics, this is a lot more introspective for me, conceptually. [It’s] a lot more personal than anything I’ve put out before.” She added, “I wanted to make the album title feel like it’s a story, like you’re about to read a book about someone. It feels more like a full album, it’s more impactful.” LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Login/Register With: Twitter Up-and-coming Canadian pop sensation Alessia Cara revealed details of her highly-anticipated second album on Wednesday night.She unveiled the album art, tracklisting and release date for The Pains of Growingvia Twitter. The 22-year old has been teasing her sophomore effort since its first single, Growing Pains, dropped back in June. Since then she released two further singles, A Little More and Trust My Lonely.WATCH BELOW: The latest single from the upcoming Alessia Cara album, Trust My Lonely Advertisementlast_img read more

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Alaska Highway down to single lane traffic

By on October 13, 2019

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A collision Thursday evening has the Alaska Highway down to single-lane alternating traffic between the Beatton Airport Road and Mile 80.The collision happened at around 8 p.m. Thursday and initial reports suggest no one was seriously injured.  A truck is still blocking part of the highway.  Drivebc.ca says the high could be open in both directions by 10 a.m. Friday.The collision is located between the Beatton Airport Road and Mile 80 frontage road, which is approximately 33 km south of Wonowon. Yellowhead Road and Bridge posted a warning Thursday night at area highways would be slippery after the area received a mix of snow and rain.For more updates on the Alaska Highway, visit www.drivebc.calast_img read more

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Blackbuck case Fresh notices to Tabu Sonali Saif Neelam

By on October 12, 2019

first_imgJaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Monday served fresh notices to Bollywood stars Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Dushyant Kumar, a local resident, in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case following the state government’s appeal against their acquittal. On the state government’s plea, the High Court earlier issued notices to the five respondents on March 11. On Monday, Justice Manoj Garg issued them fresh notices after prosecution counsel Mahipal Singh told the court that none, except Neelam Kothari, received its earlier notices. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss account details under automatic exchange framework The court asked all the five respondents to reply to the notices within eight weeks. In its plea filed on April 5 last year, the Rajasthan government questioned the acquittal of the five persons for lack of evidence, when actor Salman Khan, who was accompanying them, was proven guilty. Khan was awarded a five-year imprisonment, along with a penalty of Rs 10,000, after being held guilty under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act for killing two blackbucks in 1998 during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hai. His appeal is pending in the High Court.last_img read more

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Upcoming Back Surgery Ends Arian Fosters Season

By on September 30, 2019

Houston Texans’ running back Arian Foster’s season is officially over as plaguing back issues will force the star player under the knife.Foster sought the advice of multiple doctors who all recommend surgery to repair a bulging disc.Foster has been experiencing chronic injuries since he hurt his calf muscle earlier in training camp. He also had hamstring issues, which led to his back problems. Arian Foster will have surgery to repair a herniated disk on Thursday in Los Angeles by Dr. Robert Watkins.In the last two Texans’ games, Foster was involved in only 10 plays, all during the first drives of the games.  He was immediately taken out due to pain and couldn’t return.  This season Foster has 121 rushes for 542 yards with 22 receptions and two total touchdowns.His absence is a major blow for a Texans team that has lost six games in a row. The team will have to fall back on Ben Tate, Deji Karim and rookie Dennis Johnson for replacements for the remainder of the season.The Houston Texans are currently 2-7 and have no chance of going to the playoffs.  They play the Oakland Raiders next Sunday, November 17, 1:00 p.m. (ET) on CBS. read more

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What Were The Giants Thinking

By on September 28, 2019

Embed Code FiveThirtyEight More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS | Embed This week on the show, Hot Takedown analyzes the data behind the New York Giants’ controversial No. 6 pick in the NFL draft, Duke quarterback Daniel Jones. Todd McShay, an analyst for ESPN, is skeptical of Jones’s NFL potential based on his performance under pressure. While we agree that the stats don’t paint a bright future for Jones in the NFL, we disagree on how best to assess his prospects.For our second segment, ESPN NBA analyst and FiveThirtyEight contributor Kirk Goldsberry joins the team to discuss his new book, “SprawlBall: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA.” Through detailed data visualizations, “SprawlBall” describes how the 3-point line has transformed the NBA and how it risks ruining the game’s future.In our Rabbit Hole of the Week, Geoff exposes his lifelong appreciation of (and poor betting record on) the Kentucky Derby. He explains the rationale behind voting for the favorite across sports and why he still won’t take his own advice.Here’s what we’re looking at this week:“SprawlBall: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA” by Kirk Goldsberry, illustrated by Aaron Dana.Patrik Stefan’s epic miss that broke Neil’s heart.FiveThirtyEight’s Josh Hermsmeyer devised a metric for projecting college quarterback success in the NFL.ProFootballFocus’s analysis of Duke’s Daniel Jones ahead of the draft. read more

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Campfires RestrictedProhibited In Certain Areas

By on September 14, 2019

first_imgFire danger remains very high over much of the state.  Residents and visitors are urged to continue to use extreme caution with anything that could ignite a fire. King: “Our hope that folks will never leave a fire unattended. If it’s too hot to touch than it is too hot to leave behind.”  Remember, you are responsible for any fire you start and can be held liable, both criminally and financially, if that fire escapes and starts a wildfire. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Last updated on July 5th, 2019 at 06:33 amIn response to the current high fire danger throughout the state, effective immediately and until further notice, open campfires are restricted to designated campgrounds or cabins within enclosed metal fire grates or designated fire rings provided at developed recreational facilities within the Northern, Mat-Su, Chugach/Southwest, Kodiak and Kenai Regions of Alaska State Parks; within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park; and all Bureau of Land Management lands it manages in east-central Alaska. Alicia King, Public Affairs with the Forest Service: “In the Kenai Peninsula area on our Seward Ranger district we are restricting all fires in that area of the Kenai Peninsula and across the Seward Ranger district.”  It is the responsibility of individuals to know what, if any, fire restrictions are in effect in the land they are recreating on. Be sure to check with the appropriate land manager to ensure you have the correct information. For statewide fire information, visit the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center website at https://fire.ak.blm.gov/or http://www.akfireinfo.com.last_img read more

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UPDATE Salesforcecom to Acquire Buddy Media for 689 Million

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first_imgAfter the news broke via AllThingsD last week, Salesforce.com officially announces it will acquire Buddy Media for approximately $689 million, paid in cash and salesforce.com equity. According to Salesforce’s website, the deal is expected to close during the company’s third fiscal quarter ending October 31, 2012.While AllThingsD had originally pegged the deal at $800 million (while other sources predicted a higher price tag), the social media marketing company will be sold for $467 million in cash, $184 million in salesforce.com common stock and $38 million in vested salesforce.com options and restricted stock units. Buddy Media will be combined with Salesforce’s other recently purchased property, social media “listening platform” Radian6 to “deliver the first comprehensive Marketing Cloud that will allow customers to listen, engage, gain insight, publish, advertise and measure social marketing programs.” The deal is expected to bring in an additional $20 to $25 million in revenue for Salesforce during fiscal year 2013.  Like Salesforce, Buddy Media has made a name for itself throughout the magazine industry. Prevention used Buddy’s services to add sweepstakes and newsletter registration to its Facebook page, while Hearst partnered with the company to create branded social media applications (“sapplets”) for several of its titles.last_img read more

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