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first_imgRoger FedererRoger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for the Wimbledon title after the old guard held off the new in the semifinals Friday at the All England Club.Federer, chasing his record eighth Wimbledon championship, swept past Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to reach his 25th Grand Slam final.Federer, who owns 17 Slam titles, is back in a major final for the first time since winning Wimbledon in 2012.The top-seeded Djokovic ran off six of the final seven points in the tiebreaker to beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) to advance to his third Wimbledon final in four years.It’s also Djokovic’s 14th Grand Slam final and 10th in his last 13 majors.last_img read more

first_imgAbout LeEco:About LeEco: LeEco, formerly known as Letv, is a global pioneering Internet and technology company with multiple Internet ecosystems across content, devices, applications and platforms. Founded in November 2004 by Jia Yueting and Liu Hong, LeEco employs more than 10,500 currently and plans to increase the count to 16,000-18,000 employees by the end of 2016. It is the worlds first video company to go public with a market capitalization of more than $12 billion USD.Headquartered in Beijing, China, it has regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. With disruptive innovation as the guiding principle, LeEco is engaged in myriad businesses, spanning Internet TV, video production and distribution, smart gadgets and large-screen applications to e-commerce, eco-agriculture and connected super-electric cars. The company also has one of the worlds largest content libraries which includes movies, TV dramas, entertainment shows, sports and music, which can be viewed on LeEco devices like Superphones and Super TVs, and in the future, on Le automobiles. Breaking the barriers of industries, LeEco provides personalized products and services for an enhanced user experience at disruptive prices. Media Contact: Shruti Singh +91-9654497747 Senior Associate Genesis Burson Marsteller Public Relations Pvt. Ltd. Source: LeEco. PRN TLS TLSlast_img read more

first_imgStill known for the infamous ‘Don’t blush Baby’ comment to a sports presenter during a Big Bash interview earlier this year, Chris Gayle maintains he did no wrong and everyone targeted him because he’s a West Indian. (I am a complicated person: Chris Gayle to India Today) Speaking exclusively to India Today on the launch of his book ‘Six Machine’, in which he lambasts former cricketers for bashing him for his behavior, Gayle says, “The criticism was unfair and it was largely from the media.” (Chris Gayle asks female journalist: Have you ever had a threesome?) When reminded that actually many cricketers too found what he did in cheap taste, he goes on to say that’s only because they don’t like the Caribbean swag. “That was only from former cricketers who have now become commentators. They are made to take sides now. If they had taken my side they would have lost their jobs. Some of these cricketers were worse than me.” (Chris Gayle back in India, dances up a storm with Virat Kohli) Despite the nearly universal criticism he received for asking the reporter out on live TV and making personal comments about her, Chris maintains the backlash was uncalled for. “Most people don’t like West Indies players because we are talented and we dominate on the field. People gravitate to us. Fans like us. We have this flair and swagger on the field. We can do many things. We are so multi-talented in all aspects of sports. When we excel, they try to pull us down.” (Why Chris Gayle doesn’t deserve to play in Indian Premier League anymore)advertisementWhile some in the past too have made the point that a cricketer for example from Australia or England could have got away with what Gayle did, there is no denying his behaviour was in bad taste and made everyone comfortable. It opened up quite a Pandora’s box on sexism towards female reporters and even athletes in sports world wide. Gayle became a poster-boy of such behaviour with many of his past skeletons too tumbling out of the closet. If he calls the Big bash comment harmless, certainly asking a reporter if she had had a threesome was not. But Chris seems oddly alright with what he did or what he stands for. “‘Don’t blush baby’, was a sweet comment. It was a compliment. The person I said it too was not offended. An ex-cricketer said ban Gayle. That cricketer (Ian Chappell) had punched someone and was even locked up for that. Flintoff called me a chop but he took sexual enhancers during a match. It’s all out there. You just check their history. They have done much worse than me. And they tried to bring me down just for a couple of lines.”last_img read more

first_imgWayne Rooney has called Louis van Gaal the best coach he has ever worked with, pipping Sir Alex Ferguson to the number one spot in his list. Ferguson won an enviable haul of honours during his remarkable 26-year tenure at Manchester United, with Rooney enjoying notable success himself under the Scot.However, when it comes to coaching, Rooney expressed his admiration for Van Gaal, despite the Dutchman only winning one trophy during his time as United manager. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare “Van Gaal is by far the best coach I have worked with – one hundred percent,” Rooney told De Telegraaf.“His tactical skills, his way of preparing and his attention to the finest of details, I found amazing. I admired that in him. I had never looked at stuff like that before.”It was no secret that Rooney and Ferguson had a number of differences during the striker’s 13-year career at the club with the former England captain handing in a transfer request back in 2010.After being appointed in 2014, Van Gaal had limited success at United in bringing only one trophy to the club, but Rooney praised his style of management and regrets how things ended. “Van Gaal knows that the way he works is tough for players. I made him aware of that at the time and we talked about this very well together. “I regret how it all ended, yet I know one thing for sure – I have learnt a lot from him and I am definitely going to use those lessons for when I am a manager.”The former England captain is currently playing out his last years at Major League Soccer side D.C. United but is keen to emulate the success of former team-mates Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard on the managerial front. “Physically, I feel good and I am still ambitious. But once my career is over, I am going to consider all the ­options,” he continued.“It is great to see that Frank and Steve have been given these chances at big clubs. That gives me hope too because I do think about these things. But for the time being, I am enjoying my life as footballer. I want to win more trophies.”Rooney has been working on his coaching badges out in the States, preparing for a step into management in the future.  Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

first_img 16 Best Action Movies on Netflix Right Now 14 Scandinavian Clothing Brands You Need to Know The Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now The Best Podcasts to Listen to During Your Workout Madewell Men’s Fall Collection Has All Your New Favorites Editors’ Recommendations It’s time to hit the slopes, so we’ve rounded up our top menswear picks for what to wear snowboarding. We cover brands that make technical gear as well as brand that specialize in off-slope style — the ultimate combination here is enough to get you through your next snowboarding session.The North Face Alligare Thermoball Triclimate Jacket – $399Let’s start with a hell of a durable jacket — The North Face will keep you warm and protect you from the elements, without a doubt. The three-in-one design with a removable inner layer will let you adjust your warmth level as needed.See itThe North Face Gatekeeper Pants – $199Is there a better company to turn to than The North Face when it comes to tough gear that’ll help you look terrific on the slopes? They’re might not be, and that’s why the Gatekeeper Pants are as essential as the McMurdo Parka. These unlined, waterproof pants with Velcro waist tabs were designed for skiing and snowboarding.See itAmerican Trench Panel Rib Long Sleeve Tee – $41Keeping warm is critical, particularly when it comes to a base layer. Use this stylish American Trench long-sleeve tee to strike the perfect balance between stylish and cozy.See it Finisterre Fisherman Beanie – $34What is just as important as making sure your gear is in good shape? Keeping your head warm, no matter the conditions out there. Finisterre makes a simple, functional beanie that’ll serve you on the slopes and in the lodge at day’s end.See it Hestra Tor Gloves – $145Hestra uses a heritage-quality approach to producing some of the best gloves out there, and the sport-ready Tor Gloves, made with tough elk leather, are no exception. They eschew overly technical looks in favor of a mix of fashion and function.See it American Trench Boot Socks in Wool and Silk – $30-45American Trench does more than just make everyday socks — they also make warm wool socks that can withstand a bit of a beating. These socks will also look great even after you slip off your boots for the day.See itA version of this article was published by Ann Binlot on December 22, 2013. Last updated by Beau Hayhoe on November 29, 2017.last_img read more

first_imgzoom Oslo-based bulk carrier owner and operator Belships ASA has signed an agreement to charter in an Ultramax bulk carrier to be delivered from Japanese Imabari Shipbuilding in the first half of 2020.As disclosed, the charter period for the 63,000 dwt ship will be for minimum eight years plus two yearly options, with purchase option from the end of the fourth year.With the new agreement, Belships ASA said it will have four Ultramax bulk carriers with eco-design from Imabari Shipbuilding.Two ships were delivered and in service for Cargill and Canpotex, respectively.Another bulker is expected to be handed over to the company in January 2018 and is presently unfixed.last_img read more

first_imgzoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pixabay under CC0 Creative Commons license A major deepening contract for the Elbe fairway in Germany has been awarded to Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME.The project consists of the widening and deepening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg to a level of -14.5 meters.This will allow ships to sail the River Elbe with a draught of 13.5 meters, compared to 12.5 meters at present, and not be restricted by the tide and with a 14.5 meters draught (tide-dependent) when sailing from and towards the port of Hamburg.The EUR 238 million deal for the adaptation of the fairway was granted by The Waterways and Shipping Administration Cuxhaven (WSA Cuxhaven) to DEME Group’s subsidiaries Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau and Dredging International.The company will deploy its trailing suction hopper dredgers, backhoe dredgers and spreader pontoons for the dredging, transportation and relocation of around 32 mio m³ of material.“The preparatory phase of this important project is now in full swing and is taken care of by our specialist teams located in our offices in Bremen,” Christopher Iwens, General Manager German Subsidiaries, said.“We are pleased to partner with our client WSA Cuxhaven, and look forward to working closely with them to ensure the successful execution of this project.”last_img read more

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first_imgCALGARY — An Alberta man wants answers as to why he wasn’t allowed to wear a T-shirt in support of Canadian oil and gas during a visit to the Senate on Parliament Hill.Conservative Sen. David Tkachuk from Saskatchewan says he has received a copy of a letter written by William Lacey and addressed to other senators, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Lacey says he was visiting the Senate on Monday, but was told by a security guard he would have to remove his T-shirt because it could be offensive.Lacey was wearing a black shirt with white text that included a heart and Maple Leaf to read “I love Canadian oil and gas.”The shirt comes from a pro-oil-and-gas organization called Canada Action.Lacey, who is associated with Canada Action and is chief financial officer of Steelhead Petroleum Ltd. in Calgary, says he has worked in the sector for more than 20 years and wore the shirt in Ottawa because he’s proud of the energy industry.He says he chose to turn the shirt inside out to be part of a tour because his other option was to leave.“Just as a western Canadian, I just find that outrageous,” Denise Batters, a Conservative senator from Saskatchewan, said during a committee hearing on Thursday.“As a Canadian, I find it outrageous,” Tkachuk added.Lacey said he also wore the shirt inside the House of Commons and had no issues from security there.The Parliament of Canada’s website says that “participating in any form of demonstration inside the buildings is prohibited, including wearing items or clothing with visible political messages.”Senators have asked that the episode be looked into.— By Stephanie Taylor in ReginaThe Canadian Presslast_img read more

first_imgBENGHAZI – Three Libyan tribesman have been killed in fighting that grew out of disputes between army units under conflicting orders over who controls key resources in the country’s east, officials said Monday.Another five people were wounded in the fighting between Toubou and Zuwayya tribesmen on Sunday night in Ajdabiya, 160 kilometres (100 miles) south of Benghazi.The clashes were sparked by fighting on Friday between one unit made up of Zuwayya, under the orders of the general staff, and a Toubou unit that takes its orders directly from the defence ministry, an official explained. At stake was control over oil wells and an agricultural water reservoir in Al-Sarir, 600 kilometres south of Benghazi, he added.Five soldiers were killed in the fighting on Friday, and clashes broke out between Zuwayya and Toubou in Ajdabiya the following day after the soldiers’ burial that spilled over into Sunday.The Zuwayya, who are Arab, and the Toubou, who are black, have a long history of conflict.Following the overthrow of long-time dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, tribal unrest broke out in parts of Libya, particularly in the south and west, prompted by a settling of grudges or competition for control of smuggling across the country’s borders.Since Kadhafi’s ouster, Libya’s authorities have struggled to impose their authority and stem rising lawlessness.last_img read more

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets by The Canadian Press Posted Sep 20, 2013 5:17 pm MDT TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (12,806.47 down 120.31 points):Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 15 cents, or 2.70 per cent, at $5.41 on 32.19 million shares. The gold sector led the subgroups, sliding 5.45 per cent as the price of bullion fell $36.80 to US$1,332.50 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange.Iamgold Corp. (TSX:IMG). Miner. Down 69 cents, or 11.69 per cent, at $5.21 on 23.55 million shares.Alacer Gold Corp. (TSX:ASR). Miner. Down 26 cents, or 7.41 per cent, at $3.25 on 20.59 million shares.Semafo Inc. (TSX:SMF). Miner. Down nine cents, or 3.69 per cent, at $2.35 on 17.8 million shares.CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A). Information technology services. Up 17 cents, or 0.47 per cent, at $36.53 on 16.33 million shares.Toronto Venture Exchange (946.10 down 6.78 points):Macusani Yellowcake Inc. (TSXV:YEL). Miner. Unchanged at six cents on 5.6 million shares.Americas Petrogas Inc. (TSXV:BOE). Oil and gas. Up 14 cents, or 12.96 per cent, at $1.22 on 3.07 million shares. The Calgary-based company announced a strategic review Thursday, which may include a sale or merger of the company.Company reporting major news:BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Down $1.74, or 16.08 per cent, at $9.08 on 13.30 million shares. Poor smartphone sales have forced the company to take a massive writedown on the devices and slash 4,500 jobs across its operations. It says it expects to post a loss of between US$950 million and US$995 million when it reports its second-quarter earnings next Friday. read more

first_imgLa pollution de l’air en Ile-de-France dépasse encore régulièrement les seuilsSelon le bilan d’Airparif publié mercredi, les niveaux annuels autorisés de dioxyde d’azote (NO2) et de particules en suspension ont été encore une fois régulièrement dépassés en 2012 en Île-de-France et à Paris en particulier.Alors que les alertes se multiplient au sujet de la pollution de l’air en France, c’est un document édifiant qu’a dévoilé mercredi Airparif. Selon ce rapport annuel, les niveaux annuels autorisés de dioxyde d’azote (NO2) et de particules en suspension ont de nouveau été régulièrement dépassés en 2012 en Île-de-France. Paris et les axes routiers sont, bien entendu, les zones les plus touchées par cette pollution. Ainsi, Airparif juge que “la qualité de l’air reste insatisfaisante en Île-de-France”, notant “une certaine stabilité depuis plusieurs années”. Comme le rappelle le rapport, cette pollution de l’air a des origines multiples : trafic routier, industrie, agriculture et chauffage mais certaines sont plus marquées que d’autres. Sur 11 millions de Franciliens, 3 millions sont concernés par des taux moyens de dioxyde d’azote excessifs liés au trafic des véhicules diesel qui “émettent trois fois plus de dioxyde d’azote qu’un véhicule essence catalysé et quatre fois plus de particules fines”. “Nous attendons avec impatience les normes Euro 6 [applicables aux constructeurs automobiles européens] qui devraient durcir les émissions des moteurs à partir de 2014″, a ainsi déclaré Karine Léger, d’Airparif.Pour ce qui est des particules en suspension dans l’air, 2,4 millions de personnes sont exposées à des particules PM10 (inférieure à 10 micromètres) et à des particules fines (PM2,5) au-delà des seuils autorisés de 35 jours par an. Ces dépassements ont surtout été constatés près des gros axes routiers et plus particulièrement à Saint-Denis sur l’autoroute A1 (192 jours de dépassements), sur le périphérique à la porte d’Auteuil (135 jours) et sur la RN2 à Pantin (106).”Baisser de 30 à 40%” le trafic automobile des particuliers À lire aussiLa Méditerranée est officiellement la mer la plus polluée par le plastiqueSelon Airparif, “le dioxyde d’azote reste un des enjeux principaux en matière de pollution atmosphérique en Île-de-France”. En effet, comme le rappelle le Dr Patrice Halimi de l’Association santé environnement France (Asef), “les oxydes d’azote sont un irritant des voies respiratoires”, et comme les microparticules, “ils vont aussi dans les alvéoles du poumon, passent dans le sang et vont boucher des petits vaisseaux, ce qui peut provoquer infarctus, accidents vasculaires cérébraux, naissances prématurées”… Pour ce spécialiste, il faut ainsi “baisser de 30 à 40% le trafic des véhicules particuliers au profit des transports en commun”.Par ailleurs, quoiqu’Airparif s’intéresse à l’Île-de-France, ce n’est pas la seule région concernée par la pollution, une quinzaine d’agglomérations françaises dépassant également régulièrement les normes européennes annuelles. Le 28 mars 2013 à 11:16 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: February 9, 2018 Lauren Phinney, Lauren Phinney February 9, 2018 Armed Services YMCA 12th Annual Father-Daughter Dance 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO – On Friday, February 9th, the Armed Services YMCA San Diego (ASY) will host the 12th Annual Father Daughter Dance supporting military family bonding among active duty dads and their daughters. The night will be a Daddy and little princess theme with live entertainment, a magic show, candy bar, and keepsake photos to remember their special night. The event is from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will be located at the Town and Country Resort, 500 Hotel Circle N, San Diego, CA 92108, Atlas Ballroom.The Father Daughter Dance creates a special opportunity for fathers to connect with their daughters. Family relationships are especially difficult for military families balancingdeployment, relocation, an injured service member or retirement.“The Armed Services YMCA’s Father & Daughter Dance is a wonderful opportunity for military fathers, many of which have been on several deployments, to create a special memory with their daughters,” said Tim Ney, Executive Director, Armed Services YMCA San Diego.At the Father Daughter Dance, over 200 military fathers will experience an evening out with their daughter(s). A special thanks to GEICO, Wells Fargo, USAA, Avant Garde, Navy Federal and our volunteers who make this night possible.About the San Diego Armed Services YMCAThe San Diego Armed Services YMCA (San Diego ASY) is the leading non-profit that makes military life easier for active duty service members and their families. The San Diego ASY gives military personnel and their loved ones the support and resources they need to be resilient, confident, connected, and secure. Founded in 1920 as a national affiliate of the YMCA, its mission is to enhance the lives of service members and their families in mind, body, and spirit. Through programs and services that are relevant to the unique challenges of military life, the ASY strengthens our military family by serving over 66,000 military and family members each year. last_img read more

first_img See It Meet the Moto G7 budget phones for 2019 Share your voice $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express Moto G7, G7 Power and G7 Play officially introduced 4:48 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. Tags See it $60 at Best Buy Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) $217 Sprint $520 at HP $999 Comments $299 at Amazon 2 CNET may get a commission from retail offers. $999 JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR $215 $155 at Google Express See It 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. Rylo HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) Boost Mobile $999 Sarah Tew/CNET Sarah Tew/CNET Comments $6 at Tidal Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays Share your voice 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. Sarah Tew/CNET See it Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) See at Amazon $59 at eBay Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) Review • Motorola Moto G7 review: The best budget phone just got even better 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. 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. Read DJI Osmo Action preview 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).center_img CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Turo: Save $30 on any car rental 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. 7 Walmart Google Lenovo Motorola,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. Sarah Tew/CNET Tags $269 See at Turo DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) 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. $999 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. Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) Chris Monroe/CNET Angela Lang/CNET Best Buy The Moto G7 is now available on Google Fi and at a discounted price. Sarah Tew/CNET On Friday, Google announced that the Motorola Moto G7 is available on Google Fi, the company’s phone service. If you preorder the $299 feature-packed budget phone, you can get $50 off.Read CNET’s in-depth review of the Moto G7.The Moto G7 follows in the footsteps of last year’s Moto G6 which was also on the service. The Moto G7 is one of six phones, including the Pixel 3 and LG V35, that have built-in Google Fi support. However the service also supports phones from OnePlus, Samsung and even Apple — though support for the iPhone XS and XR is still in beta. It was last November when Google announced it was expanding its network and rebranded Project Fi into Google Fi. The service starts out at $20 per month for unlimited calls and text messages. Google charges $10 a month for each gigabyte of data used up to 6GB after which all data is free.You can preorder the Moto G7 for $249 on Google Fi’s website. 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. See It 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. Read Lenovo Smart Clock review Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) 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. $210 at Best Buy Adorama 31 Photos See It See It The Cheapskate Turo is kind of like Uber meets Airbnb: You borrow someone’s car, but you do all the driving. 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first_imgFive accused in Banani rape caseThe next date for the hearing of framing charges in the Banani rape case has been set for 13 July. Judge of the women and children repression prevention tribunal-2 Shafiul Azam set this date on Sunday.The five accused of the case were present in the court during hearing.The accused are Shafat Ahmed, Nayem Ashraf, Sadman Sakif, Shafat’s driver Billal Hossain and his bodyguard Rahmat Ali.Earlier on 8 June, Ismat Ara, inspector of women support and investigation centre of Dhaka metropolitan police, submitted the charge sheet to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court regarding the rape of the two university girls at the Raintree Dhaka hotel in Banani of the capital on March 28 last.One of the rape victims filed a case with Banani police station on 6 May accusing the five people.last_img read more

first_imgShare this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Sharing the story…. | Photo: YouTube/Late Night with Seth Meyers Keira Knightley recently appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers in promotion of her new movie, Colette. GAYSTARNEWS- In the movie, which comes out in select US theaters next week, sees Knightley portraying the real-life French novelist Colette. It also explores her relationships with women and the gender nonconforming Mathilde de Morn.That’s when Meyes asked Knightley if Colette would be proud of her own prom experience. Knightley explained her scandal at the school dance, which led to a photo getting banned.‘I went with my best friend, who is a girl, and also gay,’ Knightley says of her prom date. ‘We had a kiss for our prom photo and they banned our photo.’[embedded content]She goes on to explain at her school, people could pin their photos to the wall during prom and after. Her photo, however, was deemed ‘not appropriate’ and therefore they couldn’t display it.‘Scandal! At 16!’Meyers joked in 50 years, this story would be its very own period piece.Knightley also spoke about her penchant for period movies, and the draw of strong female characters in them.center_img eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Keira Knightley on a lesbian Bend It Like Beckham: ‘We need a sequel’‘Let’s throw out the rulebook’: Colette director Wash Westmoreland on casting trans actorsKeira Knightley has an affair with a French noblewoman in new movieRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  : ‘I’ve desperately tried to do modern-day pieces,’ she says. ‘But they keep wanting me to play the supportive wife or the supportive girlfriend. And I think, “I’m that at home. I don’t want to do it at work as well.”‘She finally told the story about the day Donald Trump won the election. During his acceptance speech, her 3-year-old daughter rolled onto her back and simply said: ‘Oh fuck.’Relatable.More from Gay Star NewsSarah Paulson, Samira Wiley among LGBTI talent to get 2018 Emmy nodsKeira Knightley reveals her all-time girl crush is Kathleen Hanna profiled in The Punk SingerDebra Messing tells Susan Sarandon: ‘Shut the f*ck up’Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us .last_img read more

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first_imgWhen it comes to tablets, Apple is the undisputed leader with a market share of more than 26 percent. The company continues to do better than its competitors, thanks to innovations such as the Apple Pencil support. However, iPads are not the cheapest tablets out there. Take the 6th-generation iPad as an example, with the 128GB variant costing $429. However, if you have been looking for a discount, Amazon is offering just that.Avail the $100 Discount on the 9.7-Inch iPad While the Offer LastsAmazon has reduced the price of the 9.7-inch iPad by $100. This means that you can now get the 128GB variant of the sixth-generation iPad with Wi-Fi connectivity for just $329. The 32GB variant has also received a price cut and is now retailing on Amazon at $249. The prices of the Wi-Fi + Cellular variants of the 9.7-inch iPad have also gone down. Moreover, all three color options, namely Silver, Gold, and Space Grey are available.This is quite a deal and it’s not every day that Apple tablets are discounted so you might want to hurry up as Amazon hasn’t mentioned how long the deal will run or how many units it has in stock. To recap, the sixth-generation iPad sports a 9.7-inch LED display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536. Apple Pencil is also supported but you will have to buy the accessory separately.It is also equipped with a 1.2MP FaceTime HD Camera and an 8MP rear camera. It can shoot 1080p HD videos seamlessly. The 9.7-inch iPad also features Touch ID instead of Face ID. If you want facial recognition, you’ll have to upgrade to the 2018 iPad Pro lineup. It runs iOS 12 and offers up to 10 hours of battery life.Buy the iPad 6 from Amazon 32GB modelBuy the iPad 6 from Amazon 128GB model Share Tweet Submitlast_img read more

first_imgHere at The Tico Times, we know news can sometimes feel overwhelming and disheartening.That’s why, each Sunday, we post a photo of an adorable sloth in Costa Rica. Click on the picture for a high-resolution version, and enjoy!For more Tico Times photos from the Costa Rica Animal Rescue Center, check out the link below: Our favorite photos from the Costa Rica Animal Rescue Center This story was made possible thanks to The Tico Times 5 % Club. If only 5 percent our readers donated at least $2 a month, we’d have our operating costs covered and could focus on bringing you more original reporting from around Costa Rica. We work hard to keep our reporting independent and groundbreaking, but we can only do it with your help. Join The Tico Times 5% Club and help make stories like this one possible.Support the Tico Times Facebook Commentscenter_img Related posts:Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out Slothy Sunday: Charlie’s shocking storylast_img read more

first_imgIt’s all about the soil: Typically, the soil you plan to grow your vegetable or herb garden in should be high in organic matter, which can be easily obtained using the appropriate fertilizer at various supermarkets, and outdoor and garden retailers.Starting your own compost bin can be a quick and easy way to keep nourishing your garden as well as recycle. Kitchen scraps such as egg shells, coffee grounds, maize cobs and tea leaves can go a long way in keeping your garden naturally healthy and at a low cost. You can buy the ready-made bin container, or build one yourself.Location, location, location: Your garden should be in a location facing direct sunlight every day and as far away from trees as possible to prevent your crops from competing for water with the trees.Trowels and other tools: some essential garden tools you’ll need to invest in include a small spade, shovel, hoe, rake and garden fork. You can add more tools according to your preference. Vegetables that grow best in spring include kale spinach, beetroot and artichoke, while chives, red onions and maize thrive best in summer. Knowing what seasons are most favourable for certain vegetables is crucial to their growth.Similarly, herbs also have a seasonal preference. Herbs are however a lot more versatile than vegetables, and can grow in a sunny spot in pots near the kitchen window. Basil, rosemary, thyme and oregano are some of the most popular herbs that don’t need much fussing over to plant and sow.If you’re planning on adding fruit to the mix, make sure that you have enough garden space, as fruit require more space than vegetables usually do. Vegetables that also need larger gardens include cucumber and squash, among others.Building healthy and organic soil is one step to growing a healthy garden of crops, but keeping your veggies pest free can be a challenge. Apple cider vinegar, vegetable oil and even crushing garlic into a liquid mix can come in handy and keep your garden organic and pest free from top soil to the roots. WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite last_img read more