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Canadian national robbed of his money valuables

first_imgNew Delhi: A Canadian national was robbed by an alleged taxi driver and his associates near Mehram Nagar area in Delhi. Police said that they are close in solving the case. According to police in the night of 12/13 July 2019 at about 12.30 AM hours, one Mohammad Mehdu Ghanzanfani (Canadian national) working in Indigo Airlines arrived who was looking for Company cab which was supposed to come to him.”He came out towards City side on the Main road near gate no two metro station near Delhi Cantt. While he was talking to the company cab driver, one person approached him who suggested him to talk to him in Hindi,” said police. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic itemsPolice further added that he talked to him and he requested to drop him by his taxi near his company cab by charging Rs 100. Complainant sat in the taxi. Two other people were already sitting in the taxi. After about 5 minutes crossing the Mehram Nagar signal towards City, they forcibly took his Debit card/Visa card and the PIN code of the debit card. They withdrew Rs 10,0000 from his debit card Indian Rs of 302 USD and 12000 from his wallet. Police further added that after this they dropped him on the flyover of Mahipal Pur. In day time of 13 July, he reported the matter to domestic airport Police Station. He had read the last digits of the Taxi. Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI) Sanjay Bhatia said that the case was registered and the investigation is in progress. “Best efforts are being made to work out the case. We will solve the case soon,” said DCP IGI.last_img read more

Five Eyes stress sharing information to battle relentless terrorist plots

first_imgOTTAWA – Security and justice officials from the Five Eyes countries plan to explore “more timely and detailed” information sharing to detect terrorists and extremist fighters.Daesh and its affiliates will continue to attack soft targets in public spaces — underscoring a need for better data exchanges to address the threat, the partners said in a joint communique issued Wednesday.Attorneys general and ministers for public security and immigration from Canada, the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand gathered in Ottawa this week for two days of closed-door talks.“Throughout these discussions, we affirmed that building public trust within our countries is required to move forward on national security issues,” the communique said. “Enhanced safeguards and greater efforts to promote transparency are critical in this respect.”The sessions followed a rash of deadly attacks in Britain that highlighted the international alliance’s concerns about the threat of homegrown extremism and the backlash it can provoke.The meetings also came as police in Ottawa busily stepped up security measures in anticipation of tens of thousands of people gathering Saturday on Parliament Hill to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.Although there’s a need to be attentive and vigilant, Canadians can have confidence in their government, police and security agencies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.“Every year, we step up around Canada Day to ensure that everything is done to keep Canadians safe.”In order to help prevent “sophisticated and relentless plots,” the five countries affirmed the importance of sharing information among partners on known criminal and terrorist actors, the alliance communique said.Security officials are worried about the widespread availability of encryption tools and applications that can allow extremists to more easily communicate without their phone calls and texts being intercepted.Civil libertarians argue the right of law-abiding people to converse in private should not be compromised in the name of fighting terrorism by giving authorities the means to crack encryption or build back doors into security programs.In a statement Sunday, Australian Attorney General George Brandis said his country planned to lead a discussion at the meetings on the terrorist use of cyberspace.In its Wednesday communique, the alliance said the ability of terrorists and other criminals to shield their electronic activities through encryption can “severely undermine public safety efforts by impeding lawful access to the content of communications.”They agreed to a common approach to engaging with communication service providers to deal with online terrorist activities and propaganda, while “upholding cybersecurity and individual rights and freedoms.”The countries also committed to support a new industry forum led by Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter.In addition, they plan to:— Look at the role of traditional and social media and community voices in fostering — or discouraging — the radicalization of young people;— Share ideas on handling the threat posed by terrorist fighters who return from conflicts abroad;— Explore the possibility of joint operations to better tackle human trafficking and modern slavery.— Follow @JimBronskill on Twitterlast_img read more

KIERAN CULKIN REVEALS HES MEAN TO EXTRAS TO GET INTO CHARACTER FOR

first_imgKieran Culkin Advertisement Kieran Culkin paid a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday to promote the second season of “Succession”, which just debuted.In the HBO dramedy, the 36-year-old actor portrays Roman Roy, one of the spoiled offspring of a wealthy media mogul (Brian Cox) angling for a place in the family-owned empire, and admits his character isn’t the nicest guy. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisementcenter_img Login/Register With: Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Indian hospital lawsuit hopes to right wrongs

first_imgKathleen Martens APTN NewsA $1.1-billion lawsuit filed by survivors of so-called Indian hospitals is the first step in a process that may never see the inside of a courtroom.That’s because a lawyer for the class-action says they are open to negotiating with Ottawa directly – something Carolyn Bennett welcomes.“We hope to be able to get to the table as quickly as possible,” the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations said Tuesday of the court action announced the same day.“We want justice to be done…Our government is determined to right wrongs and this was a dark chapter in Canada’s history.”The suit must be certified by a judge and Cooper said no court date has yet been set.In the meantime, he said lawyers want to hear from potential claimants who were related to or were patients themselves.“We are collecting information,” Cooper said from his office in Sherwood Park, Alta. “We have people phoning us.”The suit is seeking $1 billion in general and $100,000 in specific damages for abuses allegedly inflicted at Canada’s segregated ‘Indian hospital’ system from 1945 to 1981.“We know that a range of things have happened; we know what these things are worth to the law,” he said.The patients were First Nations, Metis and Inuit children and adults being treated for tuberculosis and other ailments at 29 facilities.Some allege they were physically and sexually abused and used for medical experimentation at the hospitals they further allege were operated on the cheap with improperly trained staff.One of those patients was Michael McIvor, who at four years of age was sent to Manitoba’s Ninette Tuberculosis Sanatorium in 1952.His sibling Gerald McIvor of Winnipeg says Michael spent four years there, mostly on bed rest.“I promised my brother,” Gerald said of why he’s crafting his own class-action lawsuit to pursue compensation for unapproved treatments and experiments he alleges were conducted on patients.Gerald has started a Facebook group to collect names of alleged victims.“Our brother was our protector but he didn’t have a protector,” he told APTN Investigates in 2017. “These are little children, humans – not guinea pigs.”Meanwhile, Cooper says his class-action could benefit from the recent settlement of two others: one for residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador (that his firm handled) and the other for ‘60s Scoop survivors nationally.“Once the claim is filed, there is nothing stopping us from going into negotiations,” he said.Cooper said potential victims can contact his firm by emailing indianhospitalsclassaction@kmlaw.ca.kmartens@aptn.calast_img read more

How you and your finances can survive the federal shutdown

first_imgThere’s no end in sight to the partial federal shutdown and, more distressing to federal workers, no paycheque in sight either.The shutdown has furloughed 380,000 federal workers and forced an additional 420,000 to work without pay. President Donald Trump has said he is willing to keep the government closed for months or even years to get his demands met. But even if an agreement is reached and the government reopens, it could be some time before anyone earns a fresh paycheque or gets potential back pay.It’s a burden that few American households can bear without strain. Some experts weigh in with tips on how to cope:PRIORITIZE YOUR BILLSSit down and take a good look at what bills are due, or will be due soon.Rank your obligations by importance in case you cannot meet them all. Mortgage and utility bills should top the list, followed by credit card payments and any other revolving debt. Consider making just the minimum payments on your credit cards for now. Then look at any other spending to figure out what is essential and what can be trimmed. Limit spending to must-have items only until pay resumes.CONTACT LENDERSContact the lenders for your mortgage, credit cards, auto loans and any other expenses to discuss your options.The upside is that companies are aware of the situation and a number of them are offering help.Chase, for one, has been automatically refunding overdraft or monthly service fees for customers who had direct deposit of federal government paychecks to savings and checking accounts since the shutdown began. It also is offering various hardship options for its auto, credit card and mortgage customers. AT&T said that it will waive late fees, provide extensions and otherwise work with customers on flexible payments for phone, internet and television service as long as the shutdown is in effect.Several large banks, such as Bank of America and Wells Fargo, are also making their hardship programs available to federal workers and others hurt by the shutdown. The terms vary but typically include options for delayed payment, waived fees or loan modifications on various products. Smaller banks are taking steps as well: Oceanfirst Bank in New Jersey said it will grant forbearance or temporarily suspend mortgage payments for up to 90 days for borrowers whose income is affected by the shutdown.But you must contact the companies to get any sort of assistance.FIND FUNDSIt’s time to find some money to tide you over.Households without emergency savings should consider other sources of cash, such as selling assets, be it stock or unused items around the house. Other options include withdrawals from a Roth IRA, which are tax and penalty free; borrowing from cash value life insurance policies; or tapping a home equity line of credit.Consider borrowing from family, if it isn’t too fraught with complications.There are decent opportunities to borrow elsewhere as well. Some banks, such as Navy Federal Credit Union are offering certain customers affected by the shutdown a loan of up to $6,000 at 0 per cent APR. Others, such as USAA, are offering low-interest loans to certain impacted workers. The American Federation of Teachers, a union that represents a number of federal government employees, is also offering interest-free loans for its impacted members.Try and avoid riskier sources for money, such as raiding your retirement stash or college savings for the kids; the long-term negatives might not be worth the short-term relief. Avoid title loans or payday lending as the interest rates are exorbitant. While some use of credit cards is understandable, be aware that those balances may become due before your pay resumes.CONSIDER UNEMPLOYMENTYou may be able to seek unemployment depending on your job and where you live. Unemployment rules are determined by state law, so whether you qualify is based the state you live in, said Tom Spiggle, founder of Spiggle Law Firm in D.C.A word of warning: You’d be obligated to repay the state for any benefits you received if you are granted unemployment but later receive back pay.GET A SIDE HUSTLEFederal workers can find another paying job as long as there is no ethics rule or statute that prohibits it, Spiggle said. Some positions may prohibit you from doing related work but may allow you to do unrelated work.The U.S. Coast Guard suggested employees hold garage sales or offer to babysit, walk pets or housesit to earn cash — tips that were perceived by many as tone-deaf and were later removed from a support program website. But sadly, it may come to that for many families. The flexibility and cash found through the gig economy may prove essential for some workers.Barbara O’Neil, a financial planner and professor at Rutgers University, suggests workers should inventory their skill set and think about ways to convert those into an income stream.However, time may be an issue for those working without pay. Spiggle said there has been some speculation that the TSA agents who called in sick were doing so to work other jobs to make ends meet. He warns that is an improper use of sick leave and could get a worker disciplined or even fired.SEEK ASSISTANCEIf you find you cannot get by, look into what public assistance is available. Call 211 or visit www.211.org to find out what human services programs are available in your community. Examples include SNAP — the supplemental nutrition assistance program — energy assistance and food pantries. Several food pantries nationwide have made themselves available for those individuals or families at risk of going hungry due to the shutdown.TALK IT OUTThere is a sense of powerlessness to this situation that is frustrating for workers, said Dennis Nolte, vice-president and financial planner at Sea Coast Investment Services in Florida. Workers have “have no earthly idea when they’ll be able to go back to work” and are stuck in an odd limbo between employed and unemployed. He recommends talking to friends or relatives or forming a group with co-workers to commiserate about uncertainty to help keep the stress in check.Sarah Skidmore Sell, The Associated Presslast_img read more

Five whisky fans make history at Forty Creek Distillery

VIDEO: Five lucky whiskey fans were invited to Forty Creek Distillery over the weekend to cast their vote for this year’s limited edition batch. This is the company’s first time bringing in fans to decide the winner of the final blend to be bottled as the 2018 Limited Release.

Nobel award should urge us forward SecretaryGeneral tells staff

Speaking to a cheering crowd of UN workers as he entered the Organization’s Headquarters in New York this morning, the Secretary-General asked his Deputy, Louise Fréchette, to read the Nobel Committee’s citation, which states in part, “Through this first peace prize to the UN as such, the Norwegian Nobel Committee wishes in its centenary year to proclaim that the only negotiable route to global peace and cooperation goes by way of the United Nations.” The Secretary-General said to the staff, “as we listen to the citation we also realize the challenges given to us by the Nobel Committee, and I’m sure we will all rise up to the challenge.””This is an indispensable Organization, but an Organization that can only work because of the staff and your dedication,” said the Secretary-General. “Our staff are often on the front lines – in the past week alone we lost about 10 colleagues in Georgia and Afghanistan – and yet our staff keep at it, they are prepared to go to any corner of the world in service of peace and the work of the United Nations.””Today that work has been recognized, we have won the Nobel Prize and I think it’s a shot in the arm that is really deserved and needed, and I hope it will urge us forward and encourage all of us to tackle our tasks with even greater determination,” he said. “If the UN has achieved anything it is because of the work that you do, and your dedication, and we look forward to many more years of that kind of service.”The UN system has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on five previous occasions. The award was given to the UN Peacekeeping Operations in 1988, while the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) received the prize in both 1954 and 1981. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) was awarded the Prize in 1965 and the International Labour Organization (ILO) received it in 1969. read more

Nexen to be acquired by CNOOC for US151 billion

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 23, 2012 9:52 am MDT Nexen to be acquired by CNOOC for US$15.1 billion CALGARY – Oil and gas producer Nexen Inc. has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese offshore oil company for US$15.1 billion cash.The Calgary-based firm will be purchased by CNOOC Ltd. in an all-cash transaction worth $27.50 per Nexen share.That’s a 66 per cent premium over the 20-day weighed volume average of Nexen shares (TSX:NXY). read more

Despite progress UN labour agency says womens workplace equality may take decades

“Are working women better off today than they were 20 years ago?” asked Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Guy Ryder in a press release ahead of Sunday’s International Women’s Day, marked annually on 8 March. “The answer is a qualified yes. Has this progress met our expectations? The answer is a decidedly no. We need to be innovative, to reframe the debate and to intensify the focus on ensuring the rights of women at work,” he declared. While access to maternity protection has improved – the percentage of countries offering 14 weeks or more maternity level has increased from 38 per cent to 51 per cent – more than 800 million women workers globally still do not have adequate maternity protection. That’s 41 per cent of the female workforce worldwide. Progress in implementing the Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference in Women in Beijing in 1995 has been mixed, the ILO said in a briefing note, on the heels of also releasing a new report that found that the “motherhood pay gap” that “imposes a wage penalty often over and above the age gap already experienced by women worldwide.” According to The motherhood pay gap: A review of the issues, theory and international evidence, mothers often earn less than women without children. Despite policy and international labour standard adjustments, women continue to experience widespread discrimination and inequality in the workplace. “The overriding conclusion 20 years on from Beijing is that despite marginal progress we have years, even decades to go until women enjoy the same rights and benefits at work,” said Shauna Olney, Chief of the Gender and Equality and Diversity Brand of the ILO. In developed countries, the wage gap increases when a woman has more than one child. In developing countries, however, girls and young woman are more like than their male counterparts to be kept at home to help with household and caring tasks. And across both poor and rich nations, violence against women remains a major factor undermining their access to decent work. “In most parts of the world, women are often in undervalued and low-paid jobs; lack access to education, training, recruitment; have limited bargaining and decision-making power; and still shoulder responsibility for most unpaid care work,” said the ILO note. The good news is that more countries are recognizing men’s care responsibilities – the number of countries providing some type of paternity leave has doubled from 38 per cent in 1994 to 56 percent in 2013. But despite this, “women continue to shoulder most of the responsibility for family care, often limiting their access to paid employment completely, or confining them to part-time positions, which are typically not as well paid,” the ILO said. Today women own and manage over 30 per cent of all businesses but tend to be concentrated in small enterprises. On a more macro level, women sit on 19 per cent of board seats globally, and hold only five per cent of CEO positions at the world’s largest companies. read more

Schneider Electric enhances manufacturing operations management offering for mining

first_imgSchneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced enhancements to its Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solution for the mining industry. In-line with its long-time strategy to invest in software and service solutions for the Mining, Metals and Minerals industries, “Schneider Electric is committed to helping mining organisations drive digital transformation across their enterprise. This initiative can help optimise the mining supply chain, drive efficiency and maximise utilisation of all operating assets, resulting in better profitability.”Mining companies are challenged with volatile commodity prices, rising energy costs and increased global competition. “These organisations must shift focus to proactively review internal processes, identify new process improvement opportunities and leverage new technologies to drive operational excellence across the entire mining value chain.Schneider Electric offers mining organisations an opportunity to digitally transform their operations with highly accurate, real-time visibility to information across production, inventory and quality management processes. Miners can now automatically log all inputs and outputs of the plant in real-time, including materials, consumables, energy, waste and emissions output.”This data, when made available to domain-specific decision support tools and integrated with supply chain and enterprise resource planning systems, unlocks new levels of intelligence to drive continuous improvement. Eliminating manually entered production values while breaking down pervasive operational data silos can minimise time, errors and costs associated with manual and duplicate data-entry, further enhancing agility and efficiency.“Digitalisation is a force that can transform key aspects of mining at every step of the value chain. A strong value of our mining industry solution is the addition of real-time production accounting and inventory management, which lets you actively optimise material movements and increase productivity”, said Doug Warren, Vice President, Software, Industry Solutions. “This functionality provides miners with more visibility and control over one of their biggest assets – the inventory work-in-progress (WIP) – and closes the loop between planning/scheduling and actuals, in near real-time. This is a key construct for Short Interval Control, prevalent in manufacturing for many years and now available for the mining industry.”Mining organisations implementing Ampla Mining Operations Management as part of their Schneider Electric solution can benefit from the EcoStruxure™ architecture, resulting in better process and data integration across their organisation. “What results is a better way to drive innovation at every level, with vertical integration from sensors to edge control to software/analytics at the same time as end-to-end integration across the value chain and help break down data silos. This approach increases efficiency, removes value leaks and results in increased profitability.”Select improvements of Schneider Electric Software’s MOM solution for the mining industry include:• User selectable point in time feature for ‘Inventory data reprocessing’• Data reprocessing has improved performance by 4X• New “Calculated Inventory” feature to define custom calculations on captured inventory data• Ampla Planner, Gantt Chart usability and user experience enhancements• Client response times has improved performance by 2X• Wonderware Online InSight connectivitylast_img read more

Liverpool face Porto and Man United meet Barca in the Champions League

first_img The Champions League trophy. The Champions League trophy. Image: Pascal Muller Ajax v Juventus Liverpool v Porto Totttenham v Man City Barcelona v Man United Semi-finals Tottenham /Man City v Ajax/JuventusBarcelona/Man United v Liverpool/Porto© – AFP 2018Bernard Jackman joins Murray Kinsella and Ryan Bailey on The42 Rugby Weekly as Ireland bid to spoil Wales’ Grand Slam party in Cardiff, and the U20s target their own piece of history. Share178 Tweet Email1 Short URL 64,476 Views Image: Pascal Muller https://the42.ie/4543882 By AFP Liverpool face Porto and Man United meet Barca in the Champions League quarter-finals There’s also an all-English affair with Spurs playing Manchester City. 89 Comments Friday 15 Mar 2019, 11:16 AM MANCHESTER UNITED WILL face Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals while Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur clash in an all-Premier League tie following today’s draw.Liverpool were drawn to play FC Porto in the knockout rounds for the second year in succession, as Ajax’s reward for eliminating the holders Real Madrid is a two-legged tie against Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus.English hopes are high that this could be their year in Europe’s elite club competition after all four of their representatives made it through to the last eight.However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United will have their work cut out if they are to go any further as they take on the Barcelona of Lionel Messi in the headline tie.For Solskjaer, the second leg will bring back memories of the 1999 final, when the Norwegian came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner for United against Bayern Munich at Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium.With City and United not allowed to play their home leg in the same week, United will entertain the leaders of La Liga at Old Trafford on 9 or 10 April, with the return a week later.The last time the Premier League had four teams in the quarter-finals, in 2008/09, Barcelona beat the Old Trafford side 2-0 in the final in Rome. The clubs clashed again in the final at Wembley in 2011, with Barca winning 3-1 on that occasion. Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against Man United in the 2011 final at Wembley. Source: PA Archive/PA ImagesUefa also drew the semi-finals on Friday, meaning the winners of the Barcelona v United will face either Liverpool or Porto in the last four.Jurgen Klopp’s side, fresh from knocking out Bayern Munich in the last 16, will be confident of beating the Portuguese champions after defeating them 5-0 on aggregate in the last 16 on their way to the final last season.Liverpool will host two-time European Cup winners Porto at Anfield in the first leg before heading to the Estadio do Dragao in the return on 16 or 17 April. Liverpool and Porto met in the last 16 a year ago. Source: Martin RickettThere is guaranteed to be one English team in the semi-finals after Tottenham and City were paired together, with the first leg to be played in London.With Pep Guardiola’s team top of the Premier League, 13 points ahead of Spurs in third, City will be the favourites to advance to their first semi-final since 2016. City have also won their last three meetings with Mauricio Pochettino’s team.The draw means there will be three clashes between the sides in 10 days — they are also due to meet in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on 20 April.The winner of that tie will host either Ajax or Juventus in the first leg of the semi-finals.The latter tie is a repeat of the 1996 final, which the Italian club won on penalties against an Ajax team who had won the trophy the previous year. Didier Deschamps and the referee collide, with Patrick Kluivert close by, during the 1996 final between Juventus and Ajax. Source: EMPICS SportJuventus have lost five finals since then but are hoping Ronaldo can fire them to glory this season after his hat-trick knocked out Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.That result ended Atletico’s dreams of reaching the final, which will be played at their Wanda Metropolitano stadium on Saturday, 1 June.Champions league quarter-finals Subscribe Mar 15th 2019, 11:16 AM Source: The42 Rugby Weekly/SoundCloudSubscribe to our new podcast, The42 Rugby Weekly, here: Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

Calombaris MasterChef take over chicken coop

first_imgWith filming to begin in Melbourne this year, Australian hit reality tv show MasterChef will take up home in the poultry pavilion at the Royal Melbourne Show.Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria board chairman Stephen Spargo said poultry competitions would go ahead this year, following rumous they would be cancelled.“The pavilion which we normally use is currently used by the MasterChef organisation where they’re doing all filming for Masterchef and they will be doing a major event in it during the show,” Mr Spargo said.“We’re currently just looking at where we can reconfigure the competition for this year.” Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

Dès 18 mois les enfants savent reconnaitre les fausses expressions faciales dautrui

first_imgDès 18 mois, les enfants savent reconnaitre les fausses expressions faciales d’autrui Une étude expérimentale canadienne montre que les bébés de 18 mois restent perplexes devant une personne simulant une émotion qu’elle n’éprouve pas, s’intéressant davantage à une personne manifestant une émotion ‘légitime’.L’empathie est une capacité nécessaire à la vie sociale et à la collaboration entre individus. Après avoir démontré, voici 2 ans, que les bébés n’aimaient pas les menteurs, Diane Poulin-Dubois, de l’université Concordia, à Montréal, assistée de Sabrina Chiarella, s’est penchée sur les modalités d’apparition de l’empathie chez les tout petits, et montre cette fois-ci que ces derniers n’aiment pas non plus les simulateurs.Les chercheuses ont testé les réactions de 92 bébés âgés de 15 à 18 mois face aux mimiques d’une comédienne jouant des saynètes dans lesquelles elle exprimait : soit une émotion logique dans le contexte (grimacer de douleur après s’être ‘tapé’ sur les doigts avec un marteau), soit une émotion inappropriée (pleurnicher après avoir reçu un jouet). Chaque enfant était assis face à la comédienne, aux côtés d’un de ses propres parents.L’expérience a montré que les moins de 18 mois – sans doute trop jeunes – ne marquaient pas de différence de réaction face aux 2 types de scène. Ceux de 18 mois, en revanche, trahissaient leur perplexité face à la situation illogique en scrutant davantage le visage de la comédienne – comme pour y chercher l’expression attendue mais non trouvée. Ils scrutaient également celui de leur parent – comme pour guetter sa réaction devant cette situation bizarre.Développer la compréhension des comportements d’autrui À lire aussiDengue : symptômes, traitement, prévention, où en est-on ?Face aux signes d’une émotion logiquement corrélée à la situation, au contraire, ces enfants de 18 mois avaient davantage tendance à manifester leur compassion aux sentiments exprimés par la comédienne (en “l’aidant” ou en la “réconfortant”), explique l’étude parue dans la revue Infancy. “Pour fonctionner efficacement en société, les enfants doivent développer leur compréhension des comportements d’autrui et en inférer l’expérience vécue intérieurement par […] leur entourage”, conclut ainsi Sabrina Chiarella.Le 21 octobre 2013 à 20:11 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Kenai Rejects Ordinance For Limited Onsite Marijuana Consumption

first_imgIf the ordinance had passed, a retail marijuana store could sell marijuana and marijuana products, excluding concentrates, to customers in a consumption area separated from the rest of the store. Vice Mayor Tim Navarre: “There doesn’t seem to be any immediate need or request for it. It was just something we were keeping up with the changes as the state made them. If anything, I’ve heard comments from the public about their concerns.” According to City Attorney Scott Bloom further action will now need to be taken by the city to disallow onsite consumption within city limits entirely: “If this fails it doesn’t prohibit onsite consumption in the City of Kenai. We would need to bring back further legislation and that would either  be adopting code provisions that prohibit it, or doing a moratorium. A no vote  does not prohibit it at this time further action will need to be taken if that is the councils wish.” Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai City Council voted down an amended ordinance at their council meeting on Wednesday that would have allowed restricted onsite consumption of marijuana within city limits. The Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Board first began considering onsite marijuana consumption rules in 2016, but rejected the project in 2017. Alaska is the first state to authorize on-site consumption. Local governments have the option to prohibit endorsements for on-site consumption, the vote taken by the council did not include that provision within their ordinance. Councilmember Henry Knackstedt: “I would urge that we vote this down, and then have it come back as another ordinance to just disallow it in the City of Kenai.”last_img read more

Record number of robots joined the workforce in 2018 says report

first_img DJI’s answer to GoPro’s action cameras is rugged little model that’s shockproof, dustproof and waterproof down to 11 meters. It normally runs $350, but this deal drops it to $261 when you apply promo code 19LABOR10 at checkout. $999 I thought this might be a mistake, but, no, the weirdly named HP Laptop 15t Value is indeed quite the value at this price. Specs include an Intel Core i7 processor, 12GB of RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive and a 15.6-inch display. However, I strongly recommend paying an extra $50 to upgrade that display to FHD (1,920×1,080), because you’re not likely to be happy with the native 1,366×768 resolution. JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) Use promo code 19LABOR10 to get an unusually good deal on JBL’s interesting hybrid product — not quite headphones, and not quite a traditional speaker, but something you wear like neckphones to listen to music on the go. Chris Monroe/CNET Other Labor Day sales you should check out Best Buy: In addition to some pretty solid MacBook deals that have been running for about a week already, Best Buy is offering up to 40% off major appliances like washers, dryers and stoves. There are also gift cards available with the purchase of select appliances. See it at Best BuyDell: Through Aug. 28, Dell is offering an extra 12% off various laptops, desktops and electronics. And check back starting Aug. 29 for a big batch of Labor Day doorbusters. See it at DellGlassesUSA: Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 only, you can save 65% on all frames with promo code labor65. See it at GlassesUSALenovo: The tech company is offering a large assortment of deals and doorbusters through Labor Day, with the promise of up to 56% off certain items — including, at this writing, the IdeaPad 730S laptop for $700 (save $300).See it at LenovoLensabl: Want to keep the frames you already love and paid for? Lensabl lets you mail them in for new lenses, based on your prescription. From now through Sept. 2 only, you can save 20% on the blue light-blocking lens option with promo code BLOCKBLUE. See it at LensablSears: Between now and Sept. 7, you can save up to 40% on appliances (plus an additional 10% if you shop online), up to 60% on mattresses, up to 50% on Craftsman products and more. The store is also offering some fairly hefty cashback bonuses. See it at SearsNote: This post was published previously and is continuously updated with new information.CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on tech products and much more. For the latest deals and updates, follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page, and find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. $299 at Amazon Lenovo Smart Clock: $59.99 (save $20) $520 at HP Sprint Tags Google Nest Hub: $59 (save $70) Sarah Tew/CNET Tags Recently updated to include digital-photo-frame capabilities, the Lenovo Smart Clock brings Google Assistant goodness to your nightstand. It’s a little smaller than the Amazon Echo Show 5, but also a full $30 less (and tied with Prime Day pricing) during this Best Buy Labor Day sale. Read Lenovo Smart Clock review Read DJI Osmo Action preview $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express Turo is kind of like Uber meets Airbnb: You borrow someone’s car, but you do all the driving. I’ve used it many times and found it a great alternative to traditional car-rental services — in part because you get to choose exactly the vehicle you want (not just, say, “midsize”) and in part because you can often do pickup and dropoff right outside baggage claim.Between now and Sept. 1, the first 300 people to check out can get $30 off any Turo rental with promo code LDW30. Sarah Tew/CNET Rylo Sarah Tew/CNET Angela Lang/CNET Sarah Tew/CNET Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) $6 at Tidal Read Google Home Hub review DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) $999 What’s cooler: A snapshot of a firework exploding in front of you, or full 360-degree video of all the fireworks and all the reactions to seeing them? Oooh, ahhh, indeed. At $250, the compact Rylo dual-lens camera is selling for its lowest price yet. And for an extra $50, you can get the bundle that includes the waterproof housing.This deal runs through Sept. 3; it usually costs $500. Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) See at Amazon $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express $999 Post a comment Though not technically a Labor Day sale, it’s happening during Labor Day sale season — and it’s too good not to share. Nationwide Distributors, via Google Express, has just about the best AirPods deal we’ve seen (when you apply promo code ZBEDWZ at checkout). This is for the second-gen AirPods with the wireless charging case. Can’t imagine these will last long at this price, so if you’re interested, act fast. $155 at Google Express Read the AirPods reviewcenter_img Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) Boost Mobile An Echo Dot makes a fine match for any Fire edition TV, because you can use the latter to say things like, “Alexa, turn on the TV.” Right now, the 24-inch Insignia Fire TV Edition starts at just $100, while the 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV Editions is on sale for $130. Just add any Fire TV Edition to your cart, then add a third-gen Echo Dot, and presto: The latter is free. The problem with most entry-level laptops: They come with mechanical hard drives. That makes for a mighty slow Windows experience. This Lenovo model features a 128GB solid-state drive, so it should be pretty quick to boot and load software, even with its basic processor. Plus, it has a DVD-burner! That’s not something you see in many modern laptops, especially at this price. More robots have joined the workforce in non-automotive industries.  Marijan Murat via Getty Images More robots are joining the workforce.A record number of robots, 35,880 units, shipped to North American companies in 2018, according to statistics published Thursday by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA). Nearly half of the robots went to non-automotive companies, including areas like food and consumer goods, plastics and rubber, life sciences and electronics. “While the automotive industry has always led the way in implementing robotics here in North America, we are quite pleased to see other industries continuing to realize the benefits of automation,” said Jeff Burnstein, president of the Association for Advancing Automation, which owns RIA. “Small and medium-sized companies are using robots to solve real-world challenges, which is helping them be more competitive on a global scale.”However, shipments to the automotive industry have slowed. Only 19,178 units were shipped to North America last year, a decrease of 12 percent, compared with 21,732 units shipped in 2017. Still, the automotive industry accounted for 53 percent of total robot shipments to companies in North America. In January, a report from the Brookings Institution said 25 percent of US workers, roughly 36 million jobs, will face “high exposure” to automation in the next few decades. Another 36 percent, 52 million jobs, will face “medium exposure.” The report also said there’s not really a field that won’t be affected by automation and artificial intelligence.  Turo Read the Rylo camera preview Tech Industry Sci-Tech Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) $59 at eBay TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays Spotify and most other streaming services rely on compressed audio, which robs the listener of full fidelity. Enter Tidal, the only “major” service that delivers lossless audio — meaning at least on par with CD quality, if not better. Want to see (er, hear) the difference for yourself? Grab this excellent extended trial while you can. It’s just $6 for three months, and it’s good for up to six listeners. Share your voice HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) $999 See It Formerly known as the Google Home Hub, Google’s Nest Hub packs a wealth of Google Assistant goodness into a 7-inch screen. At $59, this is within a buck of the best price we’ve seen. It lists for $129 and sells elsewhere in the $89-to-$99 range.This is one item of many available as part of eBay’s Labor Day Sale (which, at this writing, doesn’t specifically mention Labor Day, but that’s how it was pitched to us). 7 Share your voice 0 $60 at Best Buy See It Robots,I’m shocked — shocked! — to learn that stores are turning Labor Day into an excuse to sell stuff. Wait — no, I’m not. As much as I respect the original intent of the holiday (which became official back in 1894), to most of us, it’s just a bonus day off — one that’s blissfully tacked onto a weekend. So, yeah, stores; go ahead, run your sales. I’m listening. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Labor Day doesn’t bring out bargains to compete with the likes of Black Friday (which will be here before you know it), but there are definitely some sales worth your time.For example:We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day mattress deals.We’ve also gathered the best Labor Day laptop deals at Best Buy.The 2019 Vizio P Series Quantum is back under $999.Be sure to check out Amazon’s roughly three dozen Labor Day deals on TVs and audio. Google Express is having a big sale as well, one that includes deals on game consoles, AirPods, iPhones, laptops and more.Below I’ve rounded up a handful of individual items I consider to be the cream of the crop, followed by a handy reference guide to other Labor Day sales. Keep in mind, of course, that products may sell out at any time, even if the sale itself is still running. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Comments See It See at Turo Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Apple iPhone XS Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X $210 at Best Buy Best Buy See it Turo: Save $30 on any car rental The Cheapskate CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Amazonlast_img read more

Bengaluru man kills cancerstricken wife pet dog before jumping from apartment

first_imgThe murder was discovered by the victim’s brother. [In file: Secured by forensic specialists of the German police blood is spread on the floor at the crime scene after a deadly knife attack on May 10, 2016, in Grafing, Bavaria]Johannes Simon/Getty Images [Representational Image]A 58-year-old man murders his wife in Bengaluru, kills their pet dog and commits suicide by jumping off from the apartment building on Tuesday (April 2) morning.Atul Upadhyay, a businessman, who used to run a travel agency NockNock Analytics in Ulsoor allegedly killed his wife Mamata Upadhyay by hitting her with a dumbbell on the head. He then killed their pet Labrador dog by throwing it off from the terrace and then he too jumped off from the building.The couple used to live in the fourth floor of Annex Sycon Polaris Apartment in the upscale Sadashiva Nagar. Atul’s nephew (brother’s son) Rishabh, studying law in a private college in the city stayed with the couple as they did not have any children. Rishabh left for college around 9 am after which the incident took place.In the death note found by the police, it is alleged that Mamata was diagnosed with advanced stage of cancer and the couple did not want to suffer from any depression, hence they took this extreme step. “Cancer is a dangerous disease. This is better than cancer. This is not selfishness”, read the note.According to Rishabh, the couple were very upset about Mamata’s cancer. The couple did not have any relatives in the city other than Rishabh. Atul’s relatives in Mumbai and Mamata’s sister in the United States have been informed about the incident.”We’ve no clue why Atul took the extreme step, besides coming across an envelope that has noted, mostly about cancer,” S Girish, DCP (central), said. Police said they didn’t know until evening that Atul’s nephew, studying law in a private college, was also living with them. “The boy told us his uncle and aunt were talking to each other in the hall when he left for college around 9 am,” a police officer said, reports Bangalore Mirror.Their mortal remains are kept at MS Ramaiah memorial hospital for autopsy and the pet dog’s body is kept at a veterinary hospital. The post-mortem will be conducted after the relatives of the deceased arrives.last_img read more