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first_img News Follow the news on Iraq to go further Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” RSF_en Help by sharing this information News IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Imprisoned RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” February 15, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News News Jafeer has been placed in preventive detention as a result of a complaint filed by President Saleh’s lawyer about an editorial he wrote for the Peyser Press website on 29 August, entitled “How long will the President keep going in the wrong direction?” Jafeer addressed Saleh directly in the article, accusing him of failing to support Kurdistan since becoming Iraq’s president.Saleh is the founder of the Coalition for Democracy and Justice, a Kurdish political alliance that opposes the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the dominant political party in Sulaymaniyah.“Lodging a complaint that sends a journalist to prison for an article critical of the president is a practice worthy of the most authoritarian regimes,” said Sabrina Bennoui, the head of RSF’s Middle East deck. “In the name of the ideals that the Coalition for Democracy and Justice, the movement founded by President Saleh, tries to embody, we call for the immediate and unconditional release of Bahroz Jafeer, who was just using his right to inform.”Jafeer, who also heads the Sulaymaniyah-based Mediterranean Institute for Regional Studies (MIRS), is facing the possibility of a year in prison and a 100-dinar fine on a charge of criminal defamation, according to the Metro Centre, a local NGO that defends journalists’rights.In article entitled “Who is Barham Saleh really?” that was published in December 2019, Jafeer analysed the evolution of democracy in Iraq and criticized government corruption.Iraq is ranked 162nd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Bahroz Jafeer, an Iraqi Kurdish journalist held since 22 September in Sulaymaniyah, in northern Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, on a charge of defaming Iraqi President Barham Saleh, a Kurdish politician from Sulaymaniyah. September 25, 2020 Iraqi Kurdish journalist jailed for defaming Iraq’s president IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Imprisoned December 28, 2020 Find out more Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan Organisation December 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS HerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Lipsticks Are Designed To Make Your Teeth Appear Whiter!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat To Do When You’re Not Able To Choose Between Two GuysHerbeautyHerbeauty faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Giving Back Seidner’s Collision Centers Donates Vehicle to Pasadena Family Seidner’s Collision Center presents refurbished 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee to Foothill Unity Center client family Published on Monday, March 24, 2014 | 4:57 pm Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuffcenter_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday A local family overwhelmed with joy were presented with a refurbished 2010 SUV courtesy of Seidner’s Collistion Center in Duarte Monday afternoon.Hildebrand and Elena Llanto of Pasadena are raising three children, Rosa, 14, Vadim, 12, and Natasha, 6. Hildebrand was a driver with a private company for thirteen years. After their last car broke down, he switched to landscaping work closer to home. Elena has volunteered for ten years while raising her family. As Natasha reached school age, she re-entered the workforce part-time and is now looking for full-time employment. Despite a degree in Library Science and fluency in three languages, she was finding transportation a major barrier. To get the kids to school and get to work on time, her weekdays begin at 5:45 a.m. and walked an average of 8 miles a day.All the children are involved in extracurricular activities — ballet at the community center, Boy Scouts, cross-country running. The parents either walk them there or take public transportation, which can be embarrassing for the kids. “Having a car here is a basic need, like food, shelter, and water,” says Elena. “It is not a luxury.” Although their current combined income is barely above the National Poverty Level, the family only relies on food from Foothill Unity Center and CalFresh funds to free some money for expenses. Now, they’re looking to find jobs that will allow them to prepare for their future and their children’s. Their Jeep Grand Cherokee gift is a dream come true for the whole family.The Silver 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee, fully refurbished by Seidner’s was equipped with new tires, accompanied by a one-year State Farm insurance policy. Presented as part of national Recycled Rides program to low-income family selected with help of Foothill Unity Center.Recycled Rides is a nationwide community service project whereby members of the National Auto Body Council (NABC), including Seidner’s, donate vehicles to local families and service organizations in need. This “green” program, focused on vehicle and parts recycling, recruits insurers, paint suppliers, parts vendors and others to contribute to the project. Candidates, solicited from the local community, must meet five criteria: 1) valid driver’s license; 2) ability to maintain vehicle shown by proof of income; 3) safe driving record, insurable; 4) financially challenged; and 5) doesn’t own good working vehicle.Founded in 1980, Foothill Unity Center is the primary provider of food, case management/crisis help, and access Foothill to health care resources across eleven San Gabriel Valley cities. As the federally designated Community Action Unity Agency for the Foothill Area, the Center operates two locations, in Monrovia and Pasadena, serving clients in Center: Pasadena, Altadena, South Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Arcadia, Monrovia, Bradbury, Duarte, Azusa, Baldwin Park and Irwindale. 77% of its clients are at or below the National Poverty Level. In 2013, the Center served 10,478 unduplicated people at no cost to them. Top of the News Subscribe Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

first_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published National Sheep Chairman of IFA calls on dog owners to take more responsibility Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – January 5, 2013 Pinterest Previous articleDonegal North East Deputy calls for comprehensive review of SUSI systemNext articleFour men and a juvenile charged in Omagh murder investigation News Highland center_img WhatsApp News Twitter The National Sheep Chairman of the IFA has today called on dog owners in Donegal to address their responsibilities after the recent increase in attacks on sheep across the country.Speaking to Highland radio, chairman James Murphy stated that with Donegal’s large sheep population, it is important that a zero tolerance policy is taken by farmers to ensure the safety of their flock.With the industry worth almost 40million euro to the Donegal region, Mr Murphy stated that under the law, farmers are entitled to take whatever steps necessary to protect their sheep against marauding dogs on their lands.[podcast][/podcast] Twitter Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

first_img By Jaine Treadwell “Bill purchased a General Motors franchise in Troy in 1989 and quickly became a leader in the business community and in civic organizations,” Lunsford said. “Bill was dedicated to Troy and a strong supporter of education and served on the local board of education.”Lunsford said, while Jackson served his community, he continued to work diligently to grow his franchise and was very successful at doing so. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 8:46 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Sponsored Content Email the author Latest Stories Print Article “I read where Bill operated General Motors franchises through five recessions and received many industry awards,” Lunsford said. “Those two factors are an indication of the kind of business man Bill Jackson was. We have lost an outstanding member of our community. His contributions were well known and greatly appreciated.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Longtime Troy businessman William “Bill” Jackson died at his home on Sunday, September 20, 2020, following an extended illness. Jackson was 81. Jackson was not a native of Troy but no one would have ever known, said Jimmy Lunsford, Pike County Economic Development, Corp. You Might Like United Appeal plans ‘cool’ fundraiser for Saturday The Pike County United Appeal will be the recipient of the support and generosity of 2 Brothers Frozen Treats. The… read more State Rep. Wes Allen said Jackson was a great friend and a great American. “Bill loved Pike County and he leaves a great legacy,” Allen said.  Hen is survived by his wife, Jean, and sons, James William Jackson, Jr. and his wife, Jana of Troy and Keith Jackson and his wife, Tricia, of Homewood. Jackson has four grandchildren. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Troy mourns loss of business leader Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more

first_imgWolterk/iStock(OXON HILL, Md.) — A Maryland man wanted in a fatal stabbing over a Popeyes chicken sandwich has been arrested, police said.Ricoh McClain, 30, of District Heights, Md., was located and taken into custody Wednesday night for murder and other charges, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department. No further details were immediately released.Police believe McClain is responsible for a stabbing that occurred on the evening of Nov. 4 at a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Md., about 12 miles south of Washington, D.C.McClain allegedly got into a brief argument with another customer who had cut the line at the fast food spot while waiting to order the chicken sandwich, a popular menu item that returned to Popeyes nationwide this month. Agreeing to take the fight outside, the two men both got out of line and walked out the front door to the parking lot. McClain allegedly stabbed the other man immediately and then fled the scene, according to police.The victim — identified as 29-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis of Oxon Hill, Maryland — suffered a single stab wound and was rushed to a local hospital, where he died soon after. There is no indication the pair knew each other prior to the confrontation, according to police.“Our homicide detectives are hard at work on this one, but we have been able to determine preliminary that this is related to the release of the sandwich here at this restaurant,” Prince George’s County police spokesperson Jennifer Donelan told reporters at a press conference that night.“For you to get that angry over anything,” she added, “and to develop into this type of violence, again, is a very sad and tragic day.”Investigators identified McClain after releasing surveillance images of him while he was still at large. A Prince George’s County police officer who saw the photos recognized McClain from previous run-ins. Investigators also received multiple tips from the community, police said.Police do not believe McClain acted in self defense and have charged him with first-degree and second-degree murder, first-degree and second-degree assault, as well as reckless endangerment.Following the man’s death, a Popeyes spokesperson told ABC News that the company was “very sad to hear about the tragedy.”“We do not yet know whether this was the result of a dispute over one of our products or something unrelated, but there is no reason for someone to lose their life on a Monday night in a parking lot,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends and we are fully cooperating with local authorities.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_img Recruitment company, Search, is rolling out the first of 13 specialist recruitment sites with for call centre staff, for the accountancy sector and www.searchit. for IT. Technical, law, sales, marketing, office services and manufacturing will follow, along with an executives’ site specialising in jobs paying £50,000 Far less costs than recruitment agenciesOne month after its launch, the site claims it has signed up nearly 10 per cent of all IT consultants in the UK. One hundred and fifty companies which use IT professionals have also signed up. The site claims to match people to project for far less than traditional recruitment agencies, whose percentage can be as much as £15,000 per year for each Internet Business ExhibitionThe Internet Business Exhibition, from the magazine of the same name, takes place 5-6 December at Brighton’s Hilton Metropole Hotel. It is claiming to be the biggest e-business event in Europe. Information on the conference programme and workshops are updated daily on the web Recruitment market share is the on-line incarnation of headhunters Barkers Norman Broadbent. MyOyster plc anticipates a 12 per cent market share of the UK’s on-line and off-line recruitment markets by 2004. On-line induction resource courseInteractive learning company Xebec McGraw-Hill, has introduced an on-line induction resource. The course, Induction and Essential Work, contains over six hours of learning content. It includes health and safety awareness, security policy and legislation, Financial Services Act and Equal Opportunities. A 250-user licence for the course costs £8 per Financial backing for E-learning specialistE-learning specialist Wide Learning has received £9m backing from JP Morgan Capital Corporation to create more e-learning courses and micro-learning content for use in the finance and business sectors and other customer-focused e-business in brief:search the specialist recruitment siteOn 24 Oct 2000 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

first_img Written by July 25, 2019 /Sports News – Local New Los Angeles Bowl to feature Pac-12, MWC FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailThe Pac-12 will be adding a new bowl game to its postseason lineup beginning in 2020.The Los Angeles Bowl will feature a matchup between teams from the Pac-12 and Mountain West in the new NFL stadium under construction in the LA area. The Pac-12’s commitment to the game runs through 2025.“We are thrilled to partner with the Los Angeles Bowl and bring a Pac-12 presence to the new state-of-the-art facility at LA Stadium, in one of the biggest markets right in our footprint,” Commissioner Larry Scott said.The game was announced Wednesday during Pac-12 media day. Tags: Los Angeles Bowl/Mountain West/Pac-12 Associated Presslast_img read more

first_img View post tag: Refurbishing View post tag: MBLT5 View post tag: Defence View post tag: Manila After almost 10 years battling lawless elements in Mindanao, members of Marine Battalion Landing Team 5 (MBLT5) arrived at Headquarters Philippine Navy on July 22 for retraining and refurbishing. As a fitting tribute and recognition to their various accomplishments, an arrival ceremony headed by no less than the Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Jesus C Millan was rendered to welcome the troops.The troops were deployed in Sulu on 2004 under the command of then Lt. Col. Romeo T Tanalgo who is now a Major General and the present Commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC).The deployment was intended to augment the AFP units in Sulu to neutralize the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), Misuari Breakaway Group and other threat groups operating in Sulu area.After 7 years of deployment in Sulu, MBLT5 moved to Tawi-Tawi province. The troops are presently under the Command of Lt. Col. Romel P Recinto.In the field of military operations, the troops conducted various large scale/small scale combat missions and intelligence/counter intelligence operations which resulted to neutralization and capture of several ASG members and other terrorist groups and recovery of high powered weapons.During the participation in the pacification of hostilities in Sabah Crisis, the unit apprehended 38 members of Kiram’s Royal Sultanate Forces (RSF) and facilitated the return of 2,854 Filipino deportees affected by the crisis.On campaign against transnational crimes, the unit scored several apprehensions against smuggling, human trafficking, illegal logging, and illegal fishing.[mappress]Press Release, July 24, 2014; Image: Philippine Navy View post tag: Navy View post tag: Arrives View post tag: Naval View post tag: Retraining MBLT5 Arrives in Manila for Retraining and Refurbishing Authorities View post tag: asia Back to overview,Home naval-today MBLT5 Arrives in Manila for Retraining and Refurbishing View post tag: News by topic July 24, 2014 View post tag: Philippine Navy View post tag: Philippines Share this articlelast_img read more

first_imgIT’S a familiar scenario at the outset of what promises to be another compelling season of college football as the chasing pack look to wrestle the Premier League title from a Worcester side out to retain their crown for the third time in succession. With flame-haired goal machine Mike Hobbiss having graduated, this could be the year where the likes of New College begin a new Oxford football dynasty of their own. For New’s captain Tom Howell, thoughts of what might have been last season still linger. “Many of our boys still feel robbed of the league last year after a shocking linesman decision cost us three points against Worcester” he said. “We will be fighting for top spot again this year but still expect Worcester to be the team to beat.”The other Premiership side to watch will be St. Anne’s, whose remarkable 2006-07 season ended with promotion from Division One as champions and a Cuppers final appearance after an odds-defying run. Having proved their strength in defeating Premiership opposition last season, captain Ryan Fox is confident that his side can cope with the step up in class this year.“It’ll be real test to deal with the quality of the Premier Division” he said, “but with last year’s cup run behind us, there’s no reason why we can’t at least hold our own. We’ve also retained almost all of last year’s side, so with a few decent freshers we should have  enough strength in depth to last the season.“A great deal depends on our giant striker Ed Border, who was the driving force behind last season’s success. As well as being a fantastic target man, he’s also one of the most skilful players in college football, so it will be an important season for him.”The First Division is shaping up to be Oxford’s most competitive this year, with almost every side looking to make a decent stab at promotion. Relegated St. Catherine’s, St. Hugh’s and Keble will want to make a speedy return to top flight football, whilst the likes of Somerville, Magdalen and newly-promoted Exeter will be keen to deny their more esteemed rivals promotion to the elite league.Exeter can draw on a fine Cuppers run last year where they defeated Premiership sides Catz and Teddy Hall, before succumbing to eventual winners Brasenose. “We managed to beat Hall 8-0 in the cup” said captain Daivd Lee, “so we shouldn’t be written off in Division One this season. We’ll take things one game at a time, but with Jon George, who bagged 23 goals for us last season, we’ll be more than a match for anyone in this league.”For Keble, however, anything less than promotion is not an option after being relegated last year despite only finishing two points of third spot. “The end of last season was very frustrating” says captain Sebastian Singh. “We’re definitely not going to underestimate this division, but we should have enough quality and strength in depth to go straight back up.”last_img read more

first_imgOcean City firefighters will host a nighttime glowball golf event on Friday, Oct. 2, at the Ocean City Municipal Golf Course.Anybody is invited to participate, and golf experience is not required. It’s a “very casual and fun event,” according to OCFD Capt. Steve Costantino.Night golf features a glow stick embedded in a clear golf ball and glowing markers outlining the course features. Ocean City’s municipal course features a short 12-hole, par-3 layout.Start time for the event is 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 2. An after-party at the Ocean City Veterans of Foreign Wars post follows the golf.Entry fee is $50 and anyone interested in playing can call Costantino at the Ocean City Fire Department at 609-525-9182.All proceeds go to Operation First Response, which provides financial assistance and other support to wounded soldiers and their families. Ocean City firefighters raise money throughout the year to support the cause.Read more: Ocean City Asks Folks to Walk for the Wounded on Sept. 26.last_img read more