Govt to Nissan No Frontier pickup really cant do that and you

by Jennifer C. Kerr, The Associated Press Posted Jan 23, 2014 10:10 am MDT Gov’t to Nissan: No, Frontier pickup really can’t do that, and you shouldn’t suggest it can AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email WASHINGTON – Nissan went too far with a TV commercial that depicts its Frontier pickup truck powering up a sandy hill to save a struggling dune buggy, according to the Federal Trade Commission.In an announcement Thursday, the commission said Nissan has agreed to settle deceptive advertising charges over the 30-second ad. In it, a little black dune buggy can be seen stuck in sand on a steep hill. Suddenly, a red Frontier speeds to the rescue of the dune buggy and pushes it up and over the hill, to the cheers of amazed onlookers.The “Hill Climb” ad was shot in a realistic-looking YouTube style.And no, the Frontier pickup can’t really do that. In fact, the FTC complaint says both the truck and the buggy were dragged to the top of the hill by cables.In a statement, Nissan said it takes its commitment to truthful advertising seriously. “The company has been and remains committed to complying with the law,” said spokesman Travis Parman.Also named in the complaint is advertising agency TBWA Worldwide Inc. The FTC says both Nissan and TBWA are barred from making deceptive demonstrations in future ads.“Special effects in ads can be entertaining, but advertisers can’t use them to misrepresent what a product can do,” said Jessica Rich, head of the FTC’s consumer protection bureau.The ad did have a disclaimer that briefly flashed on the screen at the beginning — saying it was a “fictionalization” and that viewers should “not attempt.”But that didn’t work for the commission.“The disclosure that was on the screen was neither clear nor conspicuous,” said Matthew Gold, an FTC attorney in San Francisco. “Even if what was being portrayed was understood to be fictional, consumers could still believe that what was shown was an actual stunt instead of something achieved through special effects.”The proposed settlement does not prohibit the use of special effects, the commission said, as long as they don’t misrepresent the qualities or features of the pickup truck.The ad aired in late 2011. A more recent Nissan ad, for the automaker’s new Rogue SUV, has been the subject of a somewhat intense social media campaign.The ad shows a woman driving a Rogue, swerving and speeding up a ramp, launching the car into the air and then managing to land on the top of a train to avoid traffic and arrive at her destination early. It’s been airing frequently during NFL and college-football games, prompting complaints on Twitter and on the automaker’s Facebook page.The Rogue ad contains a disclaimer, “Fantasy, do not attempt. Cars can’t jump on trains.”The FTC would not say if it had received any complaints about Nissan’s Rogue commercial. read more

Giancarlo Stanton Will Need To Slug Like Barry Bonds To Beat Roger

2007Prince FielderMIL351550 2006Ryan HowardPHI411758 2001Barry BondsSF492473✓ 2007Alex RodriguezNYY391554✓ 2010Jose BautistaTOR361854 Want a late-season home run barrage? Juice up.MLB players who hit the most home runs before the end of the season after hitting 35 or more home runs through 116 games 1998Sammy SosaCHC432366✓ 1999Sammy SosaCHC461763✓ HOME RUNS That means Stanton will need the kind of performance not seen since the steroid era to beat Maris’s old record — a tall order, even for one of history’s greatest power hitters. Of course, maybe juiced balls are the equivalent of steroids for today’s batters, which would certainly boost Stanton’s odds. Either way, to get there, he’ll have to stay nearly as hot as he’s been in this recent streak over the entire rest of the year.Check out our latest MLB predictions. 1990Cecil FielderDET351651 Based on 72 hitters. For 162-game seasons only. Implication of PED use based on the Mitchell Report, failed drug tests and player admissions.Sources:, Lahman database 2001Sammy SosaCHC412364✓ 1998Ken Griffey Jr.SEA411556 1961Roger MarisNYY441761 1998Mark McGwireSTL462470✓ 1997Ken Griffey Jr.SEA362056 Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton is on some kind of hot streak. With yet another home run on Sunday (he’s homered in four straight games and nine times this month), Stanton now has 42 on the 2017 season — and 21 in his last 33 games. Just when it looked like Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees was going to usurp Stanton’s crown as the game’s top power hitter, Stanton has reclaimed it with a vengeance.Stanton’s season is already historic; only 11 times in the 162-game-schedule era1Since 1961. has a batter hit 42 or more home runs in his team’s first 116 ballgames. But Stanton can set his sights on another historic mark: the pre-steroids single-season home run record of 61, set by Roger Maris in 1961.Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds later surpassed Maris’s mark.2Bonds holds the current record with 73 home runs, set in 2001. But McGwire and Sosa either admitted to or tested positive for using performance-enhancing drugs, and Bonds was mentioned prominently in the Mitchell Report (which investigated the use of steroids in baseball), thus tainting their accomplishments in the eyes of many fans. So for Stanton, breaking Maris’s “record” would bring cachet even if it isn’t technically the record anymore.And by the numbers alone, Stanton — who needs 20 more home runs by the end of the season to best Maris — has an outside shot at the feat. For every batter who hit at least 35 homers in the first 116 games of a 162-game season,3This sample included 72 players. I recorded how many homers each managed over the rest of the season. About 11 percent managed to hit at least 20 more home runs. 2002Alex RodriguezTEX372057✓ 1999Mark McGwireSTL442165✓ So there’s a chance. But if you look at who did the homering over the rest of the season, Stanton’s odds might need to be adjusted downward more than a little. Of the eight hitter-seasons in our sample with 20 or more home runs between Game 116 and season’s end, all came in the steroid era, and only one — the great Ken Griffey Jr. — belonged to a player never associated with performance-enhancing drug use. The most by a recent player was the 18 late-season homers that Jose Bautista hit in 2010. YEARPLAYERTEAMTHROUGH 116 GAMESREST OF SEASONTOTALPEDS? 1997Mark McGwireOAK/STL352358✓ read more

Sorry That Alien Skeleton Is Actually A Genetically Mutated Human

first_img No, the mysterious skeletal remains found more than a decade ago in a Chilean desert are not alien.The Atacama humanoid skeleton (“Ata”)—six inches long with an elongated cranium and accelerated bone age—is actually the remains of a newborn with multiple genetic mutations.Discovered 15 years ago in a ghost town in the Atacama Desert by Oscar Muñoz, the bony structure was later purchased by Spanish businessman Ramón Navia-Osorio, and ended up in a private collection in Barcelona.Featuring fewer-than-expected ribs and other skeletal deformities, Ata was believed by many to be an alien specimen, discarded in the South American sand.But analysis of its DNA revealed the being is actually of this world. In fact, Ata is a female of human origin, probably of Chilean descent, with signs of osteochondrodysplasia (also known as skeletal dysplasia).In 2013, Stanford University immunologist Garry Nolan proved that Ata was clearly human. But the question remained: What caused her odd skeletal structure?Nolan and his team sequenced the specimen’s DNA, revealing Ata to be anywhere between “mere decades” and 500 years old, as reported by Science magazine.Based on their analysis, the researchers uncovered some never-before-described mutations, but found that most occurred in genes previously implicated in bone disorders.Almost certainly a premature birth, Ata suffered a grab bag of mutations—and not the kind that earns you a place with the X-Men.“This specimen had the bad luck lottery,” Nolan told Science. “We all are born with multiple mutations, and that’s evolution, but sometimes the mutations all align badly.”Not everyone agrees, though.Geneticist Michael Briggs from Newcastle University claims it is “highly implausible” that this motley crew of deviations just happened to occur together.Briggs, who specializes in skeletal diseases, suggested instead that Ata’s oddities were caused by one or two variants. But without functional studies—for example in mouse models or tissue cultures—it’s hard to know which modifications were responsible.Draw your own conclusions from Nolan & Co.’s findings, published this week in the journal Genome Research. Stay on target CRISPR-Modified Babies Cursed With Short LifespanScientists Add Human Genes to Monkeys’ Brains in New Study center_img Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

Projected Crestline costs 22 million

first_img The overall cost of the Crestline Elementary School fire is projected to spiral to $22 million by September when a replacement school opens, officials with Evergreen Public Schools said Wednesday.The updated cost estimate followed Tuesday’s news that the Feb. 3, 2013, fire was human-caused and that law enforcement had identified a juvenile suspect in the case.Dylan Mork, 17, of Vancouver is scheduled to appear in Clark County Juvenile Court on May 21 on a charge of second-degree arson. The three-alarm early morning fire destroyed the school, at 13003 S.E. Seventh St., and displaced 500 students and 50 staff for the rest of last school year and all of this year.The $22 million estimate includes only Evergreen Public Schools’ costs; it doesn’t account for the cost of fighting the fire or fire investigators’ time.Of Evergreen’s total, $18 million is the cost to build a new school at the same site. That includes demolition, construction, parking lot, landscaping and furnishings. The school district estimates that other costs will reach $4 million, including temporary housing for last school year and the current school year, additional student transportation, staff changes and moving from temporary quarters to the new Crestline in August. Dylan MorkAs seen on his Facebook page, which has since been taken down.last_img read more

G4S staff to strike over pay dispute

first_imgG4S Patient Transport employees began a three-day strike today (Tuesday 22 November 2016) in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.The employees, who are members of the GMB union based at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, London, will strike until Thursday 24 November 2016, over their pay and conditions.The three-day action is a continuation of a one-day strike held on Tuesday 1 November 2016.GMB previously rejected an offer for a 2.6% pay increase from G4S and St George’s NHS Trust, stating that the deal failed to put employees on a level with other patient transport drivers in the area or with other NHS staff at St George’s Hospital.In response to the pay dispute, G4S has suspended both of GMB’s workplace representatives and attempted to negotiate directly with employees.Kieron Merrett, regional organiser at GMB, said: “G4S must now reinstate GMB’s workplace reps and come back to the negotiating table with a deal which ends the undervaluing of G4S workers at St George’s Hospital.“St George’s NHS Trust must not continue outsourcing vital services for patients to the lowest bidder, simply to allow pay and conditions and service quality to spiral. The G4S [employees] at St George’s Hospital are the only [staff] at St George’s who do not receive NHS pay and conditions. They are paid significantly less than other patient transport workers, including those employed by G4S in other local hospitals.“Like many NHS Trusts, St George’s is in significant financial difficulties. But it must not force the lowest-paid workers, or the most vulnerable patients, to bear the brunt of the NHS cuts.”John Shaw, managing director at G4S Public Services, said: “This additional strike action at St George’s Hospital further undermines the excellent work achieved by our otherwise dedicated team.“Despite an offer of a third wage increase in less than two years, it’s extremely disappointing that we find ourselves in a situation where patients could be affected through this action.”last_img read more

Gov Walker hasnt been actively campaigning for Begich and plans to take

first_imgGov. Bill Walker gets emotional addressing the resignation of his lieutenant governor during his address to the Alaska Federation of Natives at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage on Oct. 18, 2018. (Photo by Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media)Gov. Bill Walker said he hasn’t made plans to actively campaign for Mark Begich to succeed him.“At this point, we’ve just gotten through the announcement,” Walker said. “And I really haven’t. That really wasn’t part of any discussion or understanding.”Walker also said he’s going to take some time off after he finishes his term on Dec. 1.Listen nowWalker endorsed Democrat Mark Begich over Republican Mike Dunleavy and Libertarian Billy Toien. The latest polling figures by Alaska Survey Research said having Walker actively campaign for Begich wouldn’t help the Democrat.In any event, Walker said that last week was challenging on a personal level. That includes the decision to end his campaign.“Sometimes you find out who you are in your darkest hours,” Walker said. “And that was the dark hour. That was a decision was made literally an hour before I walked across the street to make the announcement. The final decision was made then. And it really was without any thought about, you know, what’s Bill Walker going to do after this? That’s inconsequential in comparison to what’s Alaska, you know, what’s Alaska going to look like over the next four years?”Neither former Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott nor Walker have provided much information about what Mallott said that caused him to resign on Oct. 16. Walker said he won’t say more without permission from the woman who was the recipient of what Walker has described as inappropriate remarks from Mallott.“Not without her blessing,” he said. “But I can say this: I’m not aware of any other instance. All the allegations that are being sort of made up by some that are more than happy to make things up are all inaccurate and wrong. It was a one-time situation (that) I’m aware of — it was very recent. It was an adult. … Once we learned of it, it was resolved within I think about 16 hours.”Walker said his administration has been transparent.Not everyone agrees, including Alaska Republican Party chairman Tuckerman Babcock.“I’m appalled that the lieutenant governor of the state of Alaska resigns from office and abandons a campaign three weeks before an election and … the only information that’s shared with the public is that he said something inappropriate to someone,” he said.Republicans also have questioned how Walker will spend his remaining campaign funds.Walker said he’ll largely use the money to pay outstanding campaign-related bills. He estimated the campaign spent 90 percent of what it raised.“You don’t want to end up on Election Day with a bunch of money in the bank, so there won’t be a big sum of money at the end, I’m sure,” he said.Walker’s name will remain on the ballot, because he ended his campaign after the deadline to withdraw. But he doesn’t expect many Alaskans to vote for him.“I don’t think that’s going to be the case,” Walker said of people voting for him. “I think we’ve done a good job of getting the word out. We didn’t just do a … a press release on a Friday and call it good. You know, we were very open and public about what we’ve done and why we did it. And I think people understand that.”Walker may be wrong about that. The Alaska Survey Research poll found 5 percent of voters said they’ll vote for him, even after being informed that he ended his campaign and endorsed Begich.Walker said he hasn’t focused on what comes next for him.“I need to cut some lumber, make some sawdust and, you know, go through sort of that process,” he said. “For me, that’s therapeutic for me to actually build things and I’d love to build another cabin.  And, you know, just kind of get out … away from all the phones and the … pressures that go with this position and give some thought. And I will always do something that’s going to be helpful to Alaska.Walker said his administration will continue to work on major projects like the gas pipeline for the five weeks it has remaining.last_img read more

Houston Sees Continued Reduction In Homeless Population

first_imgListen Share X To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: The point-in-time count and survey is done on one day — it’s a snapshot. Volunteers conduct interviews to learn more about the degrees of mental illness and substance abuse. This year’s count shows a 20 percent decrease in the number of unsheltered, chronically homeless individuals since last year. Yet we still see many people living on the streets. Marilyn Brown is with the Coalition for the Homeless. “As more and more development happens, there’s fewer and fewer places for people to congregate. We’re seeing larger groups of people in fewer places. Our newly-homeless single adult — that’s really where we’re seeing perhaps more of a visual.”   Brown says we need to learn more about that kind of homeless person — whether they’re victims of job loss, and whether they may not want to or know how to go into shelters. Over 100 partners help provide permanent housing solutions and support services. “Some of our partners are housing developers or builders. We are really depending on apartment owners and property managers to open some of their units.”   Harris and Fort Bend counties have more than twice as many homeless individuals living in shelters than on the street. That brings it to a total of 3,412 in this year’s count. 00:00 /01:17 last_img read more

Oculus Rift is finally a virtual reality

first_imgThe Oculus Rift is here. Well, it’s going to be here in Q1 of 2016.Some could argue that it’s been here for quite some time now. But most of us have only experienced its potential and powerful effects through niche developer demos and PewDiePie videos. For a while it’s been a thing of early adopters and enthusiasts. This announcement, though, has moved it into the consumer space, making it accessible to everyone.So, what are the bullet-points? How much does it cost? What are its improvements? Well, here’s what we know so far.OK, so, right off the bat we still don’t know the price. But Brendan Iribe, CEO of Oculus, has been quoted, saying that the Rift experience is worth $1,500. It won’t actually cost that much at launch because he was including the price of a PC required to run it.The announcement showed a more refined Rift than what most of us are used to. The consumer version of the Oculus Rift has had some major hardware updates, including a built-in, removable headset for full immersion. There’s also a more ergonomic design that the company states it has “been refining it over the last few years.” The architecture of the straps seem to offer more balance, so all of the weight isn’t sitting right on your scalp. As for how many pounds you’ll be strapping to your skull, nothing official has been published, yet, but Iribe did exclaim in the announcement, “It’s light! You can hold it in one hand.”Improvements have been made to the interior. There’s a mechanism that will allow users to adjust the distance between the lenses. Also, those of us who suffer visual impairments will be happy to hear Oculus has left some room for adjustment to accommodate glasses.Those choosing to buy one will also get a few additional pieces in their Rift package, including a wireless Xbox One controller. Indeed, most certainly the better gamepad of the two next-gen consoles (and this is coming from a proud PS4 owner).In addition, Oculus has gone out of it’s way to design a new kind of controller called the Oculus Touch. They explain that the team “[wanted] an input device that lets you reach out and interact with objects in VR naturally.” Each controller has a traditional analog thumbstick, trigger, and two buttons. The controllers use an IR LED constellation tracking system—the same one as the Rift. The Oculus Touch will also ship around the same time as the Rift, in the first half of 2016.So, what of software support?There’s nothing worse than seeing a piece of innovative hardware launch without one game to its name, which is why it’s so nice to hear there are three made-for-VR games for the Rift. EVE: Valkyrie from CCP Games, Chronos from Gunfire Games, and Edge of Nowhere from Insomniac Games will be playable on the E3 showroom floor.To add to the VR-developer initiative, Oculus said during their announcement that the company will be “investing more than $10,000,000 in accelerating and supporting them.”Here’s hoping the Oculus helps to make VR a part of the living room. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY Oculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus RiftOculus Riftlast_img read more

Loop Smart Ring Puts Safety First

first_imgPeace of mind now fits on your finger.Personal alarm ring Loop allows wearers to discreetly send a distress signal to up to five trusted friends and family members.Someone creepily following you home? Bound and gagged in the trunk of a car? Simply press the button on your Loop to notify confidants of your location.“During an emergency, our first line of communication is our phone,” the Toronto-based startup said. “But most times you might not be able to get to your phone quick enough.”Assuming the hired gun hasn’t already cut off your fingers, Loop makes it easy to call for help without drawing attention to yourself.Stay connected, stay safe (via Kickstarter)Designed by Colombian engineer Carlos Zamorano, the ring is inching toward its all-or-nothing crowdfunding goal of $36,407 (converted from $50,000 CAD). As of press time, the project boasts $6,987 from 96 backers.You still have 24 days to pre-order the smart jewelry, available now for a discounted price of $72 ($99 CAD).Worried about a friend or sibling? Loop is running a BOGO sale—buy one, get one for $145 ($199 CAD)—and offers the accessory as a bundle of five for $436 ($599 CAD).Users can download the free iOS or Android app, add people to your personal network, then get glammed up to hit the town. Loop only requests and shares your location during an alarm.Boasting a one-year battery life (and DIY replacement), the lightweight, splash-resistant ornament features Bluetooth LE, hypoallergenic materials, and multi-country support.This isn’t the piece for anyone who doesn’t love statement jewelry, though. Like the Ringly fashion gadget, Loop is a massive, colorful bauble that, ironically, easily catches the eye. Its size and accessibility, however, allow for quick access when in danger.Contingent upon meeting its Kickstarter goal, Loop is expected to ship across the world in October.last_img read more

Exclusive Watch 1st person receive new HIV vaccine

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite 23-year old Nkosiyaze Ncube from Inanda is the first person to be injected with the new HIV vaccine. Watch the exclusive footage here:In line with World Aids Day tomorrow, a landmark clinical trial to test whether a vaccine regimen can prevent HIV infection in the South African population, kicks off today.5 400 participants, 15 sitesThe vaccine will be administered to 5 400 participants in the trial at 15 research sites. It will take about 20 months for the vaccine to be administered to all the participants in the trial.1st sites activatedThey are the MRC HRPU Research Site in Verulam and the Setshaba Research Centre in Soshanguve.  Activation of the Emavundleni Clinical Research Centre is expected to take place soon.A site in Ladysmith will also soon become operational.1000 people per dayWith more than 1 000 people becoming infected with HIV every day in South Africa we are in dire need of better HIV prevention options despite recent advances. A safe and effective HIV vaccine would go a long way towards ending HIV in the country.HVTN 702 trialis the only efficacy trial of a preventive HIV vaccine taking place anywhere in the world at presentis the first such trial to be launched in seven years and that solely in South Africais the largest and most advanced HIV vaccine trial yet launched in southern AfricaThe vaccineA modified form of the only vaccine regimen that has shown a measure of efficacy in preventing HIV infection will be used in the trial. The regimen was tested in the RV144 trial which is known as the Thai study.  A 31 percent reduction in HIV infections after 3.5 years was reported.The modified vaccine has been tested in a smaller trial HVTN 100 with the immune-system response shown by participants meeting the expected criteria thus justifying proceeding with HVTN 702. The trialIt will test whether a combination of vaccines is:Safe for use and well-tolerated by those receiving itEffective in preventing HIV among people who have not been infected with HIVAll volunteers must be aged between 18 and 35, sexually active, in general good health and HIV-negative.HVTN 702 is a placebo-controlled trial, meaning that participants are randomly assigned to two groups where one group will receive the test vaccines and the other will receive a placebo which is a simple saline solution.During the trial all participants will be counselled to continue using established methods of HIV protection, but existing methods are imperfect and some participants will acquire HIV during the study.The resultIf HVTN 702 shows the study vaccine to be effective, this trial could dramatically change the course of the HIV epidemic.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. Join us there!last_img read more

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first_img Demand for ultrasound scans at U.S. outpatient centers could grow by double digits over the next five years, according to a speaker at AHRA 2019. A variety of factors, however, could cause projections for this and other modalities to change. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay September 14, 2011 – The Delaware Insurance Commissioner’s announcement that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (BCBSD) will support physicians’ use of an American College of Cardiology (ACC) program to make decisions about certain diagnostic imaging tests is a win for patients and a win for quality-of-care, said ACC CEO Jack Lewin, M.D.Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart on Tuesday announced an agreement with BCBSD that the company will pay for Delaware physicians to participate in the ACC’s online appropriate-use criteria-based program, FOCUS: Cardiovascular Imaging Strategies. The program supports physician decision-making and the use of best practices for decisions regarding cardiovascular diagnostic imaging. The agreement followed a state review of patient complaints about practices related to pre-authorization for nuclear cardiac imaging tests and concerns raised in the report about differences in criteria used by physician and insurers for nuclear cardiac imaging tests.“In order to solve this problem, we need to get everyone on the same page as to when the studies are appropriate,” Stewart said in announcing the agreement. “With this new program, BCBSD is using the best criteria developed by the expert physicians, the American College of Cardiology, and will pay to have Delaware physicians using the best medical criteria.”  FOCUS uses a computer-based tool developed by the ACC to help guide physicians when ordering imaging tests.  The tool applies nationally accepted, transparent and physician-developed appropriate use criteria to guide ordering of nuclear cardiac imaging tests. FOCUS allows local physicians to consistently apply appropriate use criteria to determine when patient tests are needed.  Importantly, the program provides feedback reports on the patterns of appropriate use to physician practices and health plans.  FOCUS participants then use the reports to complete action plans and share best practices.“This decision is a win for patients and a win for evidence-based medicine,” Lewin said. “Commissioner Stewart and her staff should be commended for providing a solution that is based on physician-developed appropriate use criteria. This type of approach results in better care for patients and can ultimately save money. We hope Delaware will be a model for managing medical costs by focusing on patient-centered decision making and quality care.”For more information: Body language expert Traci Brown spoke at the AHRA 2019 meeting on how to identify when a person is not being honest by their body language. She said medical imaging department administrators can use this knowledge to help in hiring decisions and managing staff.  News | September 14, 2011 ACC’s Appropriate Use Criteria Supported by Insurer for Cardiac Imaging Exams Feature | Radiology Imaging | July 29, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Imaging Market in U.S. Could Rise In Coming Years The coming years may be good for the medical imaging community in the United States. 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Oslo university admits mass killer Breivik to study program

first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Arizona families, Arizona farms: providing the local community with responsibly produced dairy Mesa family survives lightning strike to home “It is important to us that he remains in his cell,” Lisbeth Kristine Roeyneland of the victims’ support group told Norwegian news agency NTB. “To us, it is irrelevant whether he sits there and reads fiction or whether he is studying a book of political science.”Hours before the attacks, Breivik emailed a 1,500-page, anti-Muslim manifesto, citing counter-jihadist groups who have condemned his actions and dismissed him as a lunatic. Breivik also claimed to be part of a secretive, non-existent network of “Knights Templar.”He set off a car bomb explosion that ripped open buildings in the heart of Norway’s government quarter in Oslo, then went to a summer camp dressed as a police officer and gunned down youths as they ran and swam for their lives.Breivik’s lawyer was not immediately available for comment on the development.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Convicted mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been admitted to the University of Oslo’s political science program, although he will stay in his cell to study, the university’s rector said Friday.The 36-year-old right-wing extremist is serving 21 years in prison for killing 77 people in politically motivated bomb-and-gun massacres in 2011. The sentence can be extended when it expires. Top Stories Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Comments   Share   5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes Sponsored Stories 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 “All inmates in Norwegian prisons are entitled to higher education in Norway if they meet the admission requirements,” university rector Ole Petter Ottersen said Friday in an email to The Associated Press.Breivik’s application was rejected two years ago after the university said his qualifications were insufficient. That submission stirred a debate in Norway over whether someone convicted of such a horrific crime should be considered for higher education.Norway has a rehabilitation-focused justice system aimed at helping inmates prepare for life after they get out, which includes giving them the right to pursue higher education. Before the 2011 attacks, Breivik attended high schools in Norway and took online course in small business management. But he had not completed secondary education, which he has been working on since his 2012 conviction.“He then didn’t meet the admission requirements. Now his grades live up to what is expected,” university spokeswoman Marina Tofting said.Breivik will begin the university program in August. Prison regulations will prevent him from going to the Oslo campus, attending classes, accessing digital learning resources or having any contact with students or university staff, Ottersen said. New Valley school lets students pick career-path academieslast_img read more

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first_img“We expect that local demand for Royal Caribbean’s innovative and ground breaking ships will see a fourth Royal Caribbean ship return to Australian shores in 2019/20. Our determination to remain the number one cruise line in this region is undiminished,” Armstrong concluded. Royal Caribbean InternationalSource = Royal Caribbean International Royal Caribbean announces 2018/19 deploymentRoyal Caribbean has revealed itinerary details for its 2018/19 summer cruise season, which will see the line known for the industry’s largest and most incredible ships return to Australia with three megaliners. Bookings for the 2018/19 summer season open 16 May 2017.Australia’s newest, largest and most modern cruise ship, Ovation of the Seas, will return for her third and longest season yet based down under. Culinary favourite, Radiance of the Seas, will offer Royal Caribbean’s very first departure from Melbourne, as well as three cruises departing from Auckland. Meanwhile Explorer of the Seas – the South Pacific family favourite – returns down under for her fourth season. Sister ship Voyager of the Seas will not return to Australia for the 2018/19 summer cruise season, instead remaining in Singapore and China for a year-round season.“Melbourne as a new turnaround-port for Radiance of the Seas was an easy choice for us to make. Victorians are known the world over for their love of great food so our culinary ship is the perfect fit. And in Auckland, our style of cruising is continuously growing in popularity so we’re thrilled to offer cruises from our Kiwi neighbours’ doorstep,” Armstrong said.“After six seasons pioneering BIG ship cruising in Australia and carrying more than 300,000 guests, we will say farewell to our beloved Voyager of the Seas for the 2018/19 cruise season, as she will instead sail from Singapore and Asia year-round,” said Adam Armstrong, managing director, Royal Caribbean Australia & New Zealand.“This deployment change makes possible the early return of Ovation of the Seas to her summer home in Sydney, where she will operate her longest ever Australia season. Our most popular local cruise ship, Ovation of the Seas is the flagship for modern Australian cruising, delivering a whole new way to holiday, known as SuperCruising”, Armstrong continued.The 2018/19 season will kick off with the arrival of Radiance of the Seas to Sydney on 6 October 2018. Explorer of the Seas will return down under on 27 October 2018 and Ovation of the Seas on 2 November 2018. Together, the three ships will offer 61 sailings, ranging from three to 23-nights, sailing to nine different countries including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, French Polynesia, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Singapore, the USA and Vanuatu.Australia’s biggest, newest and most modern ship, Ovation of the Seas, as well as culinary favourite Radiance of the Seas will primarily offer guests a range of Australia and New Zealand itineraries to ports in the North and South Island as well as Hobart. Ovation will sail exclusively from Sydney, while Radiance of the Seas will offer one new sailing from Melbourne and three from Auckland, as well as voyages from Sydney.Ovation of the Seas will also offer one unique New Zealand and South Pacific hybrid sailing as well as eight- and nine-night South Pacific voyages to New Caledonia and Vanuatu, a 14-night Singapore to Sydney sailing via Perth, Adelaide and Hobart, a five-night Tasmania cruise and a 14-night Sydney to Singapore voyage with calls to Brisbane, Darwin and Malaysia.Australia’s second largest ship, Explorer of the Seas will continue her focus on South Pacific voyages, with a range of eight to 14-night sailings. Her fantastic onboard amenities, including the FlowRider surf machine, rock-climbing wall, ice-skating rink, Broadway-style shows and full sized sports court, as well as the idyllic island destinations she visits, such as Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu, make her the ideal family getaway destination.last_img read more

French tourists explore a new Cuban tourist spot

first_imgThe arrival of the first flight of French tourists at the international airport in Cayo Coco marks the opening of new Cuban tourist destination named Jardines del Rey.Enrique Espinosa, Representative of SunWing (a travel agency), said, “The French tourists were hosted at Iberostar Playa Pilar, Sercotel Club Cayo Guillermo, Iberostar Daiquiri, Playa Coco, Memoris Caribe and Memoris Flamenco. We have hired 129 seats each week on the flight that also lands in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara.”The area located in the North Coast of the province of Ciego de Ávila, about 430 km east of Havana will be visited by around 170 passengers who will arrive on flights operated by Thomas Cook and SunWing. The large A333 brand aircraft, run by Gala XL, with a capacity of 372 passengers will arrive in Cayo Coco every Thursday during the winter season until March 3, 2017.last_img read more

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alternative courses of action however After the Obama’s “no strategy” comment Alaska Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan said the Administration owes Congress a "strategic plan to reverse the spread of terrorism in the region" but didn’t say what that plan might be While ISIS has hardly dominated campaign messaging the topic could feed into broader critiques of Obama’s foreign policy A recent Pew poll found that 54% of Americans think Obama isn’t tough enough on foreign policy while 36% his approach is about right "[Voters] dont focus on Ukraine specifically or on Putin or ISIS" Nicole McClesky a partner with the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies told the Fiscal Times "They see it as a weakening of America abroad and a lack of respect for the United States along with the instability and insecurity that creates" Jennifer Duffy a Senate campaign expert at the nonpartisan Cook Political Report said “it’s not a huge issue” "There may be some talk on the stump but I 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