Jones over ‘cr*p’ FA Cup final outing

first_imgManchester United Jones over ‘cr*p’ FA Cup final outing as he prepares for Hazard reunion Guy Atkinson 19:55 6/16/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Phil Jones - cropped Getty Images Manchester United Tunisia Tunisia v England England World Cup England v Belgium Belgium Eden Hazard FA Cup Premier League The Manchester United defender endured a disappointing afternoon against Chelsea at Wembley, but his focus now is on England duty at the World Cup Manchester United defender Phil Jones insists he has put a “cr*p” FA Cup Final performance behind him as he gears up for England’s World Cup campaign.Jones endured a torrid time in United’s 1-0 defeat to Chelsea in May, giving away a decisive first-half penalty that was dispatched by Eden Hazard.The two could come face-to-face again in the final Group G match between England and Belgium, but Jones is adamant that his display at Wembley has been consigned to history. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move “The FA Cup Final was cr*p,” he said. “But that’s football. These things happen. You move on. You have to, because I can’t sit on my ar*e and dwell on it for weeks and weeks and weeks. I’d be ready to jump off a bridge if I think like that. It was disappointing.”Can I discard that baggage? Of course, you have to. It happens to every single player, all over the world, every day. Some get highlighted more than others, that’s football.”I’m used to it now and I like to think I’m wise enough and experienced enough to deal with it and get on with it.”He’s [Hazard] sharp, he’s quick, he’s agile. And he’s a difficult player to play against. We’ve got some of them in our squad as well.”I’m not too worried about other players, I’m more worried about what we’ve got. When I look at the squad, the training that we’ve done and the games that we’ve played, I see us doing well.”England’s World Cup campaign kicks off against Tunisia on Monday at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd.last_img read more

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3 hours agoGenk striker Samatta: Facing Liverpool a dream come true

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Genk striker Samatta: Facing Liverpool a dream come trueby Paul Vegas3 hours agoSend to a friendShare the loveRacingGenk striker Mbwana Ally Samatta admits facing Liverpool was a “dream come true”.Liverpool were comfortable 4-1 winners for Wednesday night’s Champions League encounter.And Tanzania international Samatta said: “As a child I was not a fan of Liverpool, but of the arch rival: Manchester United. “I’m not going to say that I get goose bumps, but it’s so special. “A game like this and to be allowed to play is like a dream, the dream of every boy watching football on television.” last_img read more

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Meyer Buys Out Turku Shipyard

first_imgzoom The German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has exercised the option to buy the remaining 30% stake at the Finnish Meyer Turku from the government-owned Finnish Industry Investment (FII), becoming the sole owner of the shipyard.Back in September 2014, Meyer Werft and the Finnish Government signed a share purchase agreement with the STX Europe, the owner of the shipyard at the time. According to the agreement, Meyer Werft acquired a 70% stake, and the State of Finland purchased 30% of the share capital through FII.FII says that in accordance with its policy to exit from its investments, it was agreed for Meyer to have a call option to buy the state-run company’s minority stake in the shipyard.”At the time of the purchase Meyer was only operating shipyards in Germany and therefore going to invest in Finland was a big and strategic step for us – which we carefully considered from different angles,” said Jan Meyer, Chief Executive Officer of Meyer Turku. ”In general, I hope that our decision to buy all the shares is received as a sign of confidence that we can make Turku shipyard a long term shipbuilding success.” The change in the ownership structure is expected to become effective within the next weeks.”We are happy to see that the Turku shipyard is developing so positively. Our engagement was an investment in Finnish strengths – the shipyard and the strong maritime cluster. It is good to see that Meyer is sharing our confidence and further invests in the Turku shipyard. This benefits not only the yard but also the maritime cluster and Finland at large,” said Jan Vapaavuori, the Finnish Minister of Economy.”Meyer has had a great start in Finland bringing a lot of new orders to Turku. I want to congratulate Meyer and the whole shipyard for a fine start in Finland.”last_img read more

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Landslide near 13B Muskrat Falls project raises fresh anguish downstream

first_imgST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Roberta Frampton Benefiel lives downstream from the massive Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador. And, she’s among many in the area taking no comfort from official assurances that a recent landslide nearby poses no risk of a major dam failure.Moving is not an option.“I couldn’t afford to get out of here,” she said from her home in Terrington Basin not far down the Churchill River from the almost $13-billion development. The cabin she has worked on since 1992 is in a recognized flood zone.“I’d just have to clean out the house and keep on trucking,” she said. “But for Mud Lake, that’s life and death.”Crown corporation Nalcor Energy is trying to calm residents after the landslide earlier this month stirred what citizens’ groups say is chronic fear and “anguish.” They are especially worried after dozens of people living in Mud Lake, closer to Muskrat Falls, had to be airlifted to safety last May as sudden flooding swamped homes in the 200-year-old community.Longtime residents said they’d never seen anything like it. They said the only thing different was that water levels were being manipulated at Muskrat Falls. An independent review of the incident, however, did not blame Nalcor or the project.Still, residents say the landslide raises fresh questions about the stability of the North Spur dam, a crucial element of the Muskrat Falls design.Nalcor says landslides in the region are fairly common and this one was downstream from the North Spur — a jut of sand and clay that was reinforced as part of the dam.“The North Spur dam is a critical piece of infrastructure within the Muskrat Falls reservoir and significant work was completed to strengthen and protect this area,” Nalcor said in a public update.“The safety of the people and the communities in which we operate is our priority.”Premier Dwight Ball’s office also said the well-being of residents “is the primary concern of this government” and that water management staff are now assessing the landslide.Those actions stop short of what groups such as Grand Riverkeeper Labrador and the Labrador Land Protectors say is needed. They have called since May 2017 for an independent review of the North Spur, including a request signed by more than a thousand residents living downstream from Muskrat Falls.“Still, to date, Premier Dwight Ball has given absolutely no response to this reasonable request,” the groups said in a joint statement.Others raising concerns include David Vardy, a former chairman of the provincial Public Utilities Board, who was a public servant for almost 30 years. He has repeatedly called for an independent review of what he believes is a lack of geotechnical evidence that potentially sensitive clays underlying the North Spur can withstand the pressure of higher reservoir levels.Nalcor says water levels are now at 23 metres and will remain so for the rest of the winter. The plan is to ultimately raise the reservoir to 39 metres.Nalcor insists it has made the North Spur safe.“We’ve installed instruments and equipment within the Muskrat Falls dam structures to constantly monitor the facilities for movement, water pressure, water flow and seepage, temperature and any movements in slopes or foundations,” it said.But there are other issues raised by international researchers that, for some, cast more doubt on the reliability of the North Spur.Scientists Stig Bernander and Lennart Elfgren of Lulea University of Technology in Sweden have questioned whether Nalcor and its engineers have properly tested soils for possible risk and whether drainage is adequate.“That’s very, very concerning,” said Benefiel. “Before they fill that reservoir, I would like to see some really independent folks come in and take a hard look at this — people that we can sit with and discuss what they find.”Follow @suebailey on Twitter.last_img read more

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UNsupported polio and deworming campaigns in Liberia to protect 12 million children

This round is one of four national vaccination drives that is planned for Liberia in 2005 to vaccinate all children under five years with the free and safe polio vaccine. During the five-day drive, children between the ages of two and five will also receive one deworming Albendazole tablet. Worms are a significant cause of malnutrition, stunting growth and causing severe anaemia, dysentery, and problems with learning and memory.“Thursday’s launch is part of our mobilization and dissemination strategy to ensure the success of round three,” said Ambassador Juli Endee, chairperson of Liberia’s Social Mobilization Committee. “We have organized over 2,000 county level social mobilizers and traditional and religious leaders. “We’ve held consultative meetings with county superintendents, managers, and local language radio producers of community radio stations, as well as trained social mobilizers and vaccination team leaders in interpersonal communication to enable them to communicate effectively to parents and caregivers about the importance of getting their children protected from polio.”Effective information dissemination, partnership, and mobilization are critical to the success of the national polio eradication campaign, according to Angela Kearney, UNICEF’s Representative to Liberia. “The battle to rid Liberia of polio is not yet over. We must focus on the hardest to reach areas of the country to administer the polio drops to children,” she said.UNICEF’s support to the campaign, with World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners, includes the training of county and district level social mobilizers, volunteers and local leaders, helping to decentralize and manage cold chain systems throughout the country, and providing more than a million doses of the vaccine. Liberia is among 23 countries in Africa battling to eradicate polio. The broad international aim is to vaccinate 80 million children across sub-Saharan Africa against the polio virus, UNICEF says. A next in Liberia is planned for mid-December. read more

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Auto sales on pace for record driven by popularity of light trucks

Auto sales on pace for record, driven by popularity of light trucks TORONTO – Ken Dacko makes the 200-kilometre round trip from his home in Alma, Ont., to a factory in Brampton, Ont., where he works once a week, in his 2016 Jeep Wrangler.Dacko purchased the vehicle earlier this year because, he says, it’s reliable and guaranteed to start, giving him peace of mind.“Four-wheel drive is important for the wintertime because I leave for work around three-thirty, four o’clock in the morning, and sometimes the roads this far north are not plowed,” he says.Dacko, 76, is one of thousands of Canadians snapping up new vehicles in droves, despite concerns about the economy and mounting consumer debt.Data released Monday by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants shows that Canada is on track for yet another year of record-high sales, and light trucks — a category that includes pickups, SUVs, minivans and crossovers — are driving the trend.Canadians bought 989,177 new vehicles in the first six months of this year, up six per cent from the same period last year, when they snatched up 933,439 vehicles, according to the market research firm.Experts say cheap credit and economic strength in Ontario, British Columbia and to some extent Quebec are helping boost sales.“Interest rates are incredibly low, and as we all know, vehicles are one of the big purchases in people’s lives,” says Charlotte Yates, an automotive industry expert and vice-president academic at the University of Guelph.Monday’s data also highlights the continuing shift away from passenger cars and towards light trucks.Sales of passenger cars slipped 6.8 per cent to 346,584, according to DesRosiers, but light trucks more than picked up the slack.Canadians bought 642,593 new light trucks in the first six months of the year, an increase of 14.5 per cent over last year. The bestselling model was the Ford F-Series truck, with 72,233 vehicles sold so far this year.Automotive analyst Dennis DesRosiers says crossovers have become especially popular in recent years, displacing the minivan as the family vehicle of choice.“They fit everything, so the boomer has a vehicle that they can load up with their sports equipment and head out to the beach, and grandma and grandpa that are babysitting have a vehicle that they can put the kids in,” DesRosiers says.Their height also makes them convenient for people who may have mobility issues.“They’re much easier to get into and out of as opposed to a small sedan,” says Scotiabank economist Carlos Gomes.Yates says the relationship that Canadians have to the outdoors is another reason why sales of light trucks have been on fire.“I do think there is a kind of iconic culture around the SUV, the crossover, the truck,” says Yates.“We live a paradoxical existence. More and more of us live in cities, but we still have the myth that we need the four-wheel drive because we’re going to the country. … It’s about expressing a kind of lifestyle choice, and I think that it’s been very, very powerful.”Follow @alexposadzki on Twitter. by Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press Posted Jul 4, 2016 12:00 pm MDT Last Updated Jul 5, 2016 at 7:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Ken Dacko stands with his newly purchased sports Jeep Wrangler in Alma, Ont. on Friday, July 1, 2016. Despite gloomy rhetoric about global economic conditions, Canadians are snapping up new cars in droves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hannah Yoon read more

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Celebration and innovation themes of 2014 International Automotive Summit Report

SMMT has published the 2014 International Automotive Summit post-event report. The event, which was held on 11 June at Canary Wharf, celebrated the recent successes of the automotive sector – including 27 consecutive months of growth (at the time of the event) and a doubling of UK export value – and explored the challenges that the industry likely to face in the future.The sixth annual Summit featured keynote speeches from Jaguar Land Rover’s Director of Purchasing, Ian Harnett, and CEO of the Automotive Investment Organisation, Joe Greenwell. Following this, delegates attended work streams on innovation and consumers were held.Led by Autocar Brand Editor, Chas Hallett, the first innovation stream looked at varying approaches to advanced propulsion. Kevin E Layden, Global Director of Powertrain Engineering, Ford Motor Company and Frank Meijer, Head of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle at Hyundai Motor Europe discussed their companies’ approaches to new technology.This was followed by a focus on bringing new technologies to the mass market, with input from the Advanced Propulsion Centre’s Technical Specialist, Jon Beasley, CEO of Productiv, Richard Bruges, YASA Motors’ CTO, Dr Tim Woolmer and KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, John Leech.The consumer stream examined the ways in which consumers’ relationship with change with the automotive industry in the coming years as a result of new technology. The discussion was driven by Audi’s Head of Marketing, Nick Ratcliffe, Tesla’s UK and Ireland Country Director, Georg Ell, Microsoft’s Head of Automotive, Ian Webber and The British Screen Advisory Council’s Chairman, Adam Singer.Click through to read the full report.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

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9 things we learned from Michael OLearys Twitter QA

first_imgDID YOU EVER think you’d see the day when you’d be able to grill Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary?Just a month after the budget airline finally launched an official Twitter account, the head honcho has sat down at a computer to field questions from the public.This should be interesting.Here’s what we’ve learned…1. Ryanair staff get commission on the scratchcards, but not that muchAnd the “bulk of” the remainder goes to charity. 2. The Ryanair website gives O’Leary a headache3. He doesn’t care what you call him4. He’s pretty modest5. He has no sympathy for you if you forget to print your boarding pass6. He has no time for a calendar featuring men in the nip7. He thinks Boris Johnson’s idea for a new island airport in the Thames Estuary is nonsense8. Ryanair is “working on” customer service9. Those boarding queues aren’t going anywhereRead: Ryanair has joined Twitter… but don’t bother with queries>Ryanair are charging €66m for their official cabin bag>last_img read more

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Man 29 arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling

first_imgA 29-YEAR-OLD MAN has been arrested at Dublin Airport after more than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from his luggage.The man, who is from Malawi, had arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.Officers from Revenue’s Customs service seized the Benson & Hedges cigarettes – with an estimated retail value of €7,758 – during a search at the airport when the cigarettes were found to be concealed in the man’s bags.The man appeared before Judge Patricia McNamara at the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon where he was remanded in custody until Wednesday when he will appear before Cloverhill District Court.last_img read more

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Gary Neville attacks Manchester United flop Fred

first_imgManchester United legend Gary Neville, didn’t hesitate to lash out against Brazilian midfielder Fred for not living up to his price tag expectations.The first season at Manchester United for Brazilian midfielder Fred has been below average, something that club legend Gary Neville has specifically pointed out this Wednesday and has stirred a bit of controversy in England.The Red Devils paid Shakhtar Donetsk a total of £50m for the player last summer with the idea that he would be essential to the club’s resurgence this season, but the reality that has struck all Mancunian fans in the face is very different to what was promised at first.Gary Neville has taken it upon himself to become the voice of all those unhappy supporters, who don’t understand why the club spent so much money on a player who isn’t top quality and has clearly become one of the biggest waste of money for the club in recent years.Many are quick to point at Jose Mourinho himself, but the relationship between the manager and vice-chairman Ed Woodward is what pushed the club to rush this transfer after the top options were rejected by the board.Jose Mourinho didn’t really have much choice on the matter, he brought the player that the club wanted to buy because they didn’t fancy spending more money than that.Neville Vs SounessNeville showing his ass here. Disappointing. pic.twitter.com/ENB7L78sgv— THE NORTH REMEMBERS. (@MidKnightGaz) November 12, 2018During The Gary Neville Podcast this week on Sky Sports, the former Manchester United player expressed his uncertainty against the Brazilian and complained about the elevated price-tag that was practically wasted during the summer because Fred hasn’t really played that much.“Fred at £50m, he started the first game of the season and he looked bright, he looked tidy – but does he look like what you would expect for £50m?” Said Neville on the podcast.“Does he change a game? Does it look like he’s going to defend your goal? Does it look like he’s going to connect back-to-front? At this moment in time, no.”“He is still developing. He’s still getting used to Manchester United and he’s coming into a very difficult position in the sense that the club aren’t the most stable at this moment in time in terms of their performance levels and the scrutiny that’s been on the club in the past three or four months.”harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“So, I wouldn’t put it all onto Fred but you have to ask the question, where was he [on Sunday] in that central midfield?”He’s not been impressed #mufc https://t.co/qPzMfLt0Fc— Man United News (@ManUtdMEN) November 14, 2018But this problem goes a lot further than the low level of performance that the player has been showing during training sessions, this has a lot more to do with the actual owners of the club who care very little about the club’s well-being as long as it keeps generating revenue.As of right now and according to Forbes, Manchester United sits pretty as the football club with the highest revenue in the world with £581 million worth of total revenue.The Glazer family won’t change the narrative or their transfer policy as long as the checks keep on coming.This will result in many more flop transfers like Fred, because the board feels like they don’t really need to spend crazy amounts of cash in order to perform relatively well on all the competitions they play.This is increasingly frustrating for people like Gary Neville, a club legend who saw the Red Devils transform into one of the most successful clubs in football history under Sir Alex Ferguson, and are currently losing their prestige because of the terrible business they make by signing players like Fred.’Does he look like what you would expect for £60 million?’: Gary Neville claims Manchester United midfielder Fred is not living up to his price tag pic.twitter.com/Sau1H7TG1Q— Lilian Chan (@bestgug) November 14, 2018What do you think is the best solution for Manchester United’s poor transfer policy? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img read more

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Politicians call for parliamentary inquiry into Australias Crown Resorts

first_img Inquiry into Melco Resorts acquisition to determine whether Crown Resorts still suitable to hold NSW gaming license Hong Kong Jockey Club cites “serious integrity concerns” in complaint over Crown Resorts-owned betting exchange RelatedPosts A number of Australian politicians have called for an inquiry into Crown Resorts following allegations published by three media outlets over the weekend linking the prominent casino operator to Asian crime syndicates.According to a series of reports by prominent newspapers The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald as well as current affairs television program 60 Minutes, Crown’s pursuit of Chinese high rollers has seen it conduct business with at least one Asian junket operator connected to “Asia’s most powerful organized crime syndicates”. Melco Resorts defers acquisition of second tranche of Crown shares until conclusion of regulatory inquiry Load More In particular, the reports alleged that a criminal syndicate it refers to as “The Company” laundered money using “Crown-linked” bank accounts and junket rooms and that members of the syndicate were paid to lure high rollers to Crown’s Melbourne and Perth casinos. The syndicate is also said to have links to drug trafficking.Australia’s most vocal anti-gambling campaigner, Independent MP Andrew Wilkie, was the first to call for a parliamentary inquiry in the wake of the reports, stating, “I would hope the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader would see the sense in a parliamentary response. This is a lot more now than allegations about one little casino.“It’s multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency, international. This is very much something that the Australian government and the Australian Parliament should have an interest in.”Wilkie has also called for a wider investigation into Australia’s casino industry in general. Crown is one of four casino operators Australia-wide, the others being Star Entertainment Group, SKYCITY Entertainment Group and Federal Group.“I think that would be one of the things that a parliamentary inquiry could explore – the degree to which there is a cultural or systemic problem among Australia’s casino industry,” he said.“But even if there is not a problem in other casinos, Crown is in some ways Australia’s most iconic casinos, and these allegations are so serious.”Other politicians to have joined Wilkie in calling for an inquiry include independent senator Jacqui Lambie and Centre Alliance MP Rebekha Sharkie.Meanwhile, former Victorian gaming minister Tony Robinson has called on the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation to allocate more resources into supervising Crown in the wake of the allegations, with an investigation into the arrest of 19 Crown Resorts employees for promoting gambling in mainland China in late 2016 still ongoing more than two years after the employees were released from a Shanghai jail.“The regulator has for too long not applied the powers it has to scrutinise Crown adequately and it’s therefore no surprise to see these sorts of stories emerging,” Robinson told The Guardian.“Regulatory failure in this instance gives rise to criminal enterprise and serious harm to the state.”Crown itself has remained relatively quiet in the wake of the reports but issued a statement on Monday declaring the company “notes the media reports over the weekend which make various allegations regarding Crown’s business dealings.“Crown takes its legal and regulatory responsibilities very seriously” but “denies any allegation that it knowingly exposed its staff to the risk of detention or conviction in China.”While the weekend’s coverage raises serious concerns over the risk of money laundering in and around the casino industry, Inside Asian Gaming was the only media outlet to comment this week on the over-dramatization of reports linking Crown to the use of junket operators – a practice not only widely accepted within the casino industry but also employed by gaming operators in most casino-resorts the world over.last_img read more

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Every marriage should be registered Collector Bharathi

first_imgMancherial: According to the Marriage Act, every marriage should be registered, said District Collector Bharathi Hollikeri at an awareness programme held at FCA function hall here on Wednesday.Participating as a chief guest, she said that after marriage every couple should registrar their marriage in the Sub-Registrar office, Municipal or Panchayat office. In case if a man marries for a second time, this will be useful for the woman to demand alimony and also to stop the second marriage. Marriage certificate is useful for soldiers and other government employees and also for those who are going abroad. Collector ordered the district officials to create awareness among the public on child marriages, which should be prevented. Zilla parishad CEO Narender, District Welfare Officer Rawuf Khan, District Panchayat Officer Veerabuchaiah, Child Protection Officer Anand, mandal development officer, panchayat secretaries, PRDs and child helpline staff and others were present.last_img read more

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Abbott Appears Undecided On Signing TextingWhileDriving Ban

first_img Share Paul Ladd/AP Images for ReliantTexas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at the valve turning ceremony for the Petra Nova carbon capture and enhanced oil recovery system on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Fort Bend County, southwest of Houston.Gov. Greg Abbott appears to be undecided on whether he will sign a proposed statewide ban on texting while driving that is now on his desk. Abbott’s predecessor, Rick Perry, vetoed such a proposal in 2011, calling it a “government effort to micromanage the behavior of adults.” It looks like Abbott’s hangup on the latest effort, House Bill 62, is whether it does enough to pre-empt local ordinances regarding the practice. “The Governor believes texting while driving has become deadly dangerous and that something must be done about it,” Abbott spokesman John Wittman said Thursday in a statement. “One thing Governor Abbott wanted in a texting while driving ban was a pre-emption of the patchwork quilt of local regulations across the state, and he’s looking forward to digging into the details of HB 62.” House Bill 62 includes a provision to pre-empt “all local ordinances, rules or other regulations adopted by a political subdivision relating to the use of a portable wireless communication device by the operator of a motor vehicle to read, write, or send an electronic message.” It is unclear whether that will satisfy Abbott, who has taken an aggressive stance against local ordinances that he says are contrary to his vision for Texas.The proposal’s longtime supporters, state Rep. Tom Craddick, R-Midland, and state Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, have expressed confidence the governor will sign it after a decade-long effort to get it on the books. State leaders have warmed up to the idea over the years, with Abbott opposing it in his 2014 gubernatorial campaign but saying last session he would consider it.Asked for comment, Craddick’s office pointed to the pre-emption section of the bill but declined to comment further.Since the House and Senate passed HB 62, the bill’s supporters have implored Abbott to let it become law. In a letter Thursday, he heard from the family of Joshua and Robin Berry, a Houston couple killed in 2011 after a distracted driver swerved into their lane.“Please allow this important public safety measure to pass,” the family wrote. “You alone have the power to save lives with the enactment of House Bill 62.”This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at https://www.texastribune.org/2017/05/25/abbott-appears-undecided-signing-texting-while-driving-ban/.Texas Tribune mission statementThe Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.last_img read more

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You Can Now Save 250 on the Purchase of a Galaxy Note

first_img Share Tweet Submit If you’re looking to upgrade to a high-end Android phone for a discount, Best Buy has a deal for customers wanting to pick up a Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ or a Galaxy Note 8.Best Buy Offers $250 Discount for Verizon Customers if They Purchase a Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8+ or a Galaxy S8The online retailer lets you save $250 on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S8+, and Samsung Galaxy S8, as long as you’re buying them with a monthly Verizon Device Payment. These $250 savings are not going to be instant, but you will be able to save them in the form of reduced monthly payments over 24 months.Towards the end, the Galaxy Note 8 will cost you $686 instead of $936, the Galaxy S8+ will end up costing you $590 instead of $840, and the Galaxy S8 will cost you $506 instead of $756. Unlike other deals available at Verizon and Best Buy, this one does not require you to trade in your old phone, which is a plus should something happen to any of the three aforementioned devices.There is also another deal that you can look into; you can save an additional $150 if you’re a T-Mobile customer and you port your number to Verizon (to avail this offer, you will need a new phone and new line). More details on these offers are available at Best Buy’s website, so you can check these out by clicking on the source links below.Buy the Galaxy S8Buy the Galaxy S8+Buy the Galaxy Note 8last_img read more

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Consumer Sentiment Rises in FirstLook Reading

first_img Consumer Sentiment Consumer spending Politics 2014-12-12 Tory Barringer Consumer Sentiment Rises in First-Look Reading in Daily Dose, Data, Headlines, News Consumer sentiment gained another five points in an early December measure, putting confidence levels at a near eight-year high.The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan survey of consumer sentiment came in at a preliminary index reading of 93.8 for December, up from November’s final reading of 88.8. December’s report beat economists’ forecasts by more than four points and puts the index at its highest level since January 2007.Increases in the latest measure were broad-based. The gauge measuring consumer expectations jumped 6.2 points to hit 86.1, also the highest since January 2007, while the measure of consumer economic sentiment was up three points to 105.7, the highest since February 2007.While the month’s final index—due December 23—could see an adjustment, the latest reading is a positive sign in the middle of the holiday shopping season.In a statement, survey director Richard Curtin noted that expected wage gains are at their highest level since 2008, and consumer attitudes toward buying are the most favorable they’ve been in several decades.”Obviously, lower gasoline prices, well received employment reports, and a more optimistic view on the direction of the economy are helping drive consumer mood higher,” said Chris Christopher, director of U.S. consumer economics for IHS Global Insight, in a note.Christopher also gave some of the credit to lawmakers, who in the past few years have stood in the way of growth over debates like 2012’s fiscal cliff and last year’s government shutdown. This year, they’re on track to avoid another shutdown with a last-minute deal.”The budget deal passing is another big plus for consumer mood since continued political bickering and finger pointing is a downer,” he said.center_img December 12, 2014 432 Views Sharelast_img read more

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