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DSC Mas Jamboree 2018 postponed

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first_img Sharing is caring! EntertainmentLocalNews DSC Mas Jamboree 2018 postponed by: - February 1, 2018 Share Share 130 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Tweet Shyanne Dorsett Miss DSC Mas Jamboree 2017Press ReleaseDominica State College (DSC) wishes to announce the postponement of its 9th annual DSC Mas Jamboree, which was scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5.00pm.According to Edgar Hunter Director of Student Activities and Coordinator of DSC Mas Jamboree, “Like our country, our college has been seriously damaged by Hurricane Maria. We did all that was humanly possible to try to host the event but encountered many hiccups in producing the high quality event we wanted to produce”. Mr. Hunter expounded further, “We are very sorry that we have to disappoint the many Mas Jamboree fans, sponsors and supporters at this time. As our country is recovering from the ravages of Hurricane Maria, we feel that this is the right decision to take. A new date for DSC Mas Jamboree will be announced in the not too distant future”.last_img

Kevin Rose at Web 2.0 Summit

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first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic... Related Posts Tags:#conferences#web#Web 2.0 Summit 2006 Read/WriteWeb’s Web 2.0 Summit coverage sponsored by Yahoo!Kevin Rose is on stage talking about what Digg knows. He says they have 600keditors that digg stories. Yesterday they set a record for fastest story to hitdigg frontpage – the Rumsfeld resignation story took just 4 minutes to hit the homepage after it was submitted! He said netscape andreddit also got the story on their frontpages before mainstream media. 33% ofdiggs for popular stories typically come via Swarm or Stack.Kevin said that they’ll be launching a custom flash toollit for publisherssoon, for them to skin their own interface for swarm/stack. He shows a very cute (but Kevin called it a bit lame) example of bees pollinating (=digging) flowers (=stories), so the flowers will grow over time.Kevin now addresses the issue of gaming. He says they have 1 sitewideadministrator, so they have to create the tools behind the scenes for thatperson plus the community to help prevent gaming. He says they gave the power tothe community to prevent the spamming, but they wanted to go one step deeper. Sothey take a look at digg patterns – trying to pick up “unhealthypatterns”. So they look at referrers, ip addresses etc – if for example 90%no referrals for a story, the know it’s spam. Another thing they look for issame-source digging – always digging the same source. Also high % of anonproxies.Kevin ends by saying they have around 20 new features coming next month. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai... richard macmanus 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img

Digne on life at Everton & taking free-kicks without Messi around

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first_imgEverton defender Lucas Digne has revealed how well he's settling into life at the club and that he's thrilled with the attacking responsibility given to him by manager Marco Silva.Having signed from Barcelona in the summer for a fee of £18 million ($23.5m), the 25-year-old France international has been one of the revelations of the Premier League this season.Indeed, Digne has chalked up some impressive numbers lately, with three goals and two assists arriving in the last eight matches. Article continues below Editors' Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian's son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn't even the best player in LA! Speaking exclusively to Goal , the Frenchman discussed how he's adapting to life in England and that he's enjoying Everton playing to his strengths.“I’m enjoying my football,” he said. “I’m enjoying having more responsibility and confidence from the manager. I focus on marking, positioning, winning my duels on the ground and in the air. But nowadays being a left-back is also about attacking, and I am happy to contribute to the team in this way too.“I enjoy having good personal stats and it’s nice to hear those because I try to give my best every time. “In football and in life it is always important to develop - never stand still - and the feeling of developing together as a team where we all have the same ambitions and dreams for the club is amazing.“What really counts is how the whole team performs. And we must improve in the last part of the season. We are building a new team with a new style under a new manager, and we always want to progress. We have shown good things, but we will get better and more consistent.“I like the way we play with crosses, which have quickly become part of my game. In Barca, I never crossed the ball like here – it’s not their style to play that way because there are no tall players in the box!”Additionally, he has shown quite a talent from free-kicks, scoring twice, which was a chance he was never afforded at Camp Nou because of the presence of the "best player in the world" in Lionel Messi.“I didn’t take any direct free kicks in my two years at Barca so I’m enjoying taking them now, and of course it’s been a pleasure to score two of them in the last month,” he added. “When you have Messi on the pitch, it is natural that no one else should get near the ball on a direct free kick. He is in a class of his own - also in that discipline. “For me Messi is without any competition the best player in the world. The best I have played with - and the best I have seen.”Although he is enjoying a fine run of form on the field, he is also thriving in the intimate atmosphere off it on Merseyside.Lucas Digne 2018-19 Everton“The Premier League is the biggest league in the world and Goodison Park is great – it is intimate and the fans sit so close to us out there on the pitch,” he added. “They’re like a 12th man. When I take a throw-in, a corner, or a free kick - they always are right behind me shouting to help me do things better.“It was easy to adapt here. My team-mates and manager – the whole club – helped me a lot. I felt at home from the beginning. “It’s definitely been an advantage that I’ve played in top leagues before, not only in France, but also in Italy and Spain, and that I’ve gained international experience with my national team.”Having been warmly embraced into the Everton family, Digne is looking to give a little back via the club’s charity.“I have been impressed with the great work that the club do with the local community in Liverpool,” he added. “Everton in the Community is a fantastic charity and I have enjoyed meeting so many people across Merseyside who have benefitted from its great work. “Going with the club to different projects and meeting people has helped me settle in. I feel connected to the Evertonians and to the people of this city, and they have been so warm and friendly to my wife and me.”And ahead of the FA Cup meeting with Millwall on Saturday, he is targeting silverware with the club, with Everton having not won a trophy since 1995.“The FA Cup is not only important to our supporters but also to the club and the players,” he said. “Everton are a club with a great history winning a lot of trophies. We want to bring that back to the Evertonians, and everybody at the club is working hard to achieve that goal. “This team wants to win trophies - and right now we want to advance and get to the most exciting phases of the FA Cup. I have been used to winning trophies with my previous clubs - like last season I won the double in Spain. “At Everton we are building for the future of this great club, and right now the FA Cup is our chance to play for a trophy.”last_img

10 months agoMan Utd boss Solskjaer: What I can teach Rashford

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first_imgMan Utd boss Solskjaer: What I can teach Rashfordby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has no doubts about the potential of Marcus Rashford.Solskjaer wants to teach the England striker how to become a fox in the box after he struggled for goals under predecessor Jose Mourinho. He said: “I think Marcus has got his own motivation to become the best player he can be.“He has got far more than I did in terms of his physical attributes, his pace, his strength and striking the ball from outside the box. But maybe I can give him a little bit of the nous I had inside the box. I'm talking about the little moves you make to get free, that little bit of calmness in front of goal."Marcus is only 21. He's still learning. The most important thing I can see is to just settle him down in front of goal.“I've seen him rush a few finishes. He thinks 'I've got to get a shot off early' when sometimes you just need to pass it past the keeper. I always say that the goal never moves. So I am really looking forward to working with him." About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img

a month ago​MLS looking at sponsorship for VAR

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first_imgTagsMLS NewsAbout the authorIan FerrisShare the loveHave your say ​MLS looking at sponsorship for VARby Ian Ferrisa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveMajor League Soccer (MLS) is 'actively selling' sponsorship inventory for the match breaks created by video assistant referee (VAR) technology, according to league executive Carter Ladd, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.The North American soccer league's senior vice president of business development, confirmed to the Sports Business Journal (SBJ) that MLS is engaged in a "couple of ongoing conversations" with companies interested in sponsoring VAR, which was introduced to the league in 2017.The SBJ's report added that one in three MLS matches this season have involved a VAR review, which is intended to correct clear and obvious errors made by the on-field officials relating to major moments such as goals, penalties and red cards.MLS also told the SBJ that a potential VAR sponsorship could see a brand be on screen for the entire length of a review, while the company could also get mentioned by broadcasters."There's very, very few opportunities where a brand can become part of the fabric of the sport in a meaningful way," said Ladd of a potential VAR sponsorship, speaking to the SBJ. He added: "If there's going to be some sort of product integration [with VAR], it's got to be authentic. It's got to be endemic." last_img

16 and 17yearolds targeted in latest fatal shootings in Metro Vancouver

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first_imgSURREY, B.C. – Two teenagers, just 16 and 17 years old, appear to be the latest victims of targeted shootings in Metro Vancouver, say police.The young men’s bodies were found in a rural area of Surrey, B.C., late Monday.On Tuesday, police released their names and what appeared to be school photos of two young men who were both smiling for the camera.Cpl. Frank Jang of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team identified the younger teen as Jaskarn Jhutty, who was also known as Jason, while the older youth was Jakaran Bhangal, who used the name Jesse.Jang urged anyone who may be able to help with their investigation to come forward to police.“These are two young men, 16 and 17 years old, that are now victims of homicide,” he said. “I hope the community takes note of that and how serious this is.”He said the families were devastated by the news of their sons’ deaths.“These two were known to each other,” he said. “But they weren’t known to police.”Jang said investigators would like to hear from the their classmates or anyone else who knew the young men.Surrey RCMP were called to the investigate the deaths shortly after 10 p.m. Monday.Police said they were also called to separate locations nearby for burning vehicles and they would like to speak with anyone who may have information related to the fires or the homicides.Jang said he couldn’t say if the burning vehicles were linked to the deaths.“It’s concerning whenever there’s a homicide in the community. It’s a concern when people are tying to discard evidence by burning vehicles and other things.”The motive for the shootings is under investigation and no arrests have been made.last_img

Grass fire erupts near CN Rail yard in Chetwynd

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first_imgCHETWYND, B.C. — A grass fire erupted near the CN Rail yard in Chetwynd on Sunday.Chetwynd Fire Chief Leo Sabulsky said that the fire was reported at around 11:30 yesterday morning and grew to 15 hectares in size before crews managed to contain the blaze around four hours later. He said that a helicopter was dispatched by BC Wildfire Service and bucketed water to the site and a cat was used to build a fire guard.According to Sabulsky, the fire is now contained and the BC Wildfire Service’s Northern Fire Attack Teams will continue to monitor the scene over the next three days as a complete mop-up is necessary. The fire has caused the District of Chetwynd to close the Crown and Centurion Trails, and residents are asked to stay clear of the burn area.  Sabulsky added that the cause of the fire is suspicious and all residents are asked to be extra diligent and note any hikers or persons using the trails.last_img

Two persons die inside septic tank

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first_imgNew Delhi: Two persons died and three persons were injured after they went inside a septic tank in Prem Nagar area of Rohini district on Tuesday. Police identified the deceased as Ganesh Shah (35) and Deepak (20). They were residents of Bhagya Vihar area. Chief Fire Officer (DFS) Atul Garg said that they received a call around 2.20 pm about the incident and three fire tenders were rushed to the spot. "Two persons died and three were critically injured. It took two hours to complete the operation," said Atul Garg. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) SD Mishra told Millennium Post that from last five years the pit was not opened.last_img

Puri Constructions guilty of profiteering under GST asked to refund Rs 1590

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first_imgNew Delhi: The anti-profiteering authority has found Delhi-based Puri Constructions guilty of not passing GST rate cut benefit, and asked it to refund Rs 15.90 lakh, to 92 home buyers. The order was passed by the National Anti Profiteering Authority (NAA) based on a complaint filed by a buyer of a flat in 'Anand Vilas Project' of Puri Construction in Faridabad, Haryana. The applicant had booked the flat on May 9, 2017, and complained that the benefit of lower taxes following roll out of goods and services tax (GST) from July 1, 2017, was not passed on by way of reduction in prices. Also Read - Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept's views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles The effective pre-GST tax incidence on under-construction housing property was 15-18 per cent, which was reduced to 12 per cent with input tax credit (ITC) post GST roll out. Later, the applicant wanted to withdraw his application saying that he was satisfied with the explanation provided by the builder, the Directorate General of Anti-Profiteering (DGAP) disallowed the applicant saying there was no such provision under the GST law.last_img

TCI Marine Police to get faster boats

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first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, July 29, 2016 – Police will get faster boats and new staff.  The Radar team will likely be grafted into the Royal Turks and Caicos Police Force and be under the direction of the Commissioner. The recommendation, which is to go to the Cabinet is another pertinent stride following the meeting this week Tuesday of the National Security Council or NSC.The NSC notes to media said, “…to ensure as effective a detection unit as possible, members of the existing team should be transferred to become members of the Police staff under the direction of the Commissioner once the appropriate administrative steps have been taken.” last_img