This Was Our Valley talk on the saga of hydroelectric dams on

first_imgShirlee Smith Matheson and her husband Bill Matheson (born in Peace River, Alberta) arrived in Hudson`s Hope, BC, in 1965, where Bill found employment as a surveyor on the W.A.C. Bennett Dam.Shirlee initially worked for the District of Hudson`s Hope where she met many of the old-timers whose stories are included in this book. Shirlee and Earl Pollon worked on a number of literary projects, topping off their collaboration with This Was Our Valley.Later, both Shirlee and Bill were employed on the construction of the Peace Canyon Dam.To view the FB event, CLICK HERE FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The North Peace Museum is hosting author Shirlee Smith Matheson and a talk on ‘This Was Our Valley’.Saturday, July 13th, 2019, at 2 pm join at the museum to hear details of the hydro-electric dams on the Peace River, including the W.A.C. Bennett Dam, Peace Canyon and Site C and the personal accounts from people impacted by these projects.last_img
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Foreign exchange rates

These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Friday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 0.9754Brazil real 0.3901China renminbi 0.1860Euro 1.4564Hong Kong dollar 0.155816India rupee 0.01900Indonesia rupiah 0.0000920Japan yen 0.01098Malaysia ringgit 0.2908Mexico peso 0.06892N.Z. dollar 0.8877Norway krone 0.1554Peruvian new sol 0.3752Russia rouble 0.02116Saudi riyal 0.3248Singapore dollar 0.9056South Africa rand 0.09251South Korean won 0.001076Sweden krona 0.1530Switzerland franc 1.2695Taiwanese dollar 0.04051Thailand baht 0.03681Turkey lira 0.3544U.K. pound 1.6541U.S. dollar 1.2182Vietnam dong 0.000054

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During treasury bond debate Ravi says truth will prevail

“This is a joke,” Karunanayake said with regards to the recommendation by the committee appointed by the UNP. Parliament convened today to debate the report by the Presidential Commission.Parliament debated the report of the Presidential Commission which investigated the treasury bond scam and the report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate into serious acts of fraud and corruption. (Colombo Gazette) During the debate in Parliament today on the treasury bond report, former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake expressed confidence truth will prevail.He also slammed the recommendation by a committee appointed by the United National Party (UNP) that he stop functioning as the Assistant Leader of the party. The Presidential Commission which investigated the scam had named Karunanayake among those accused in the scam and proposed that legal action be taken against him. read more

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AP FACT CHECK Claims about Trumps tax plan dont hold up

by Christopher S. Rugaber And Stephen OhlemacHer, The Associated Press Posted Apr 27, 2017 12:41 pm MDT Last Updated Apr 28, 2017 at 9:20 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email WASHINGTON – Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump’s tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons to be wary about some of the claims coming out of the White House about it.CLAIM: TAX CUT IS BIGGEST EVERTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, in remarks Wednesday, channeled Trump’s penchant for exaggeration. “This is going to be the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of our country,” Mnuchin contended.The headline of the administration’s one-page, double-spaced release made the same claim. At a briefing later, Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn walked that back a bit, calling it “one of the biggest.”So how ambitious is it?At first blush, it appears to be smaller than President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 tax cut, the biggest ever. That plan reduced federal revenues by almost 19 per cent, according to a Treasury report. In today’s dollars, that would mean a tax cut of more than $600 billion a year or well over $6 trillion over the next decade.An early analysis by the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates federal revenue would probably drop $5.5 trillion over a decade under the Trump plan, shy of Reagan’s record-breaker. That assumes all elements of the plan are approved by Congress, which is doubtful.___CLAIM: THE TAX CUTS WILL PAY FOR THEMSELVESMnuchin said the plan “will pay for itself with growth,” reduced deductions and “closing loopholes.” Tax experts are skeptical, and they’re backed up by history.Reagan’s steep cut in 1981 contributed to years of deficits, even after he was forced to raise some taxes in subsequent years to stem the red ink. President George W. Bush’s 2001 and 2003 tax cuts were also followed by large deficits.“No tax cut has ever been self-financing,” said Howard Gleckman, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.In its analysis of the Trump plan, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said “no achievable amount of economic growth could finance it” and it would drive the debt to 111 per cent of the gross domestic product by 2027, compared with 77 per cent now. The group advocates for deficit reduction as a pillar of economic growth.Alan Cole, an economist at the right-leaning Tax Foundation, has calculated that Trump’s corporate tax cut alone would cut federal revenue by $2 trillion over 10 years. Growth would need to accelerate to 2.8 per cent a year, from its current pace of about 2 per cent, to pay just for that cut. But Cole forecasts growth would increase by only half that amount, resulting in ballooning deficits.___CLAIM: TAX CUTS GEARED TO MIDDLE CLASS, POOR“We are going to cut taxes for businesses to make them competitive and we’re going to cut taxes for the American people, especially low- and middle-income families,” Cohn said.Based on the outline, there’s every reason to believe the wealthiest people in the United States will receive the biggest cuts under Trump’s plan, though many low- and middle-income families would benefit, too.The lack of specifics makes it hard to say precisely how the cuts would be distributed. But the plan is similar in outline to Trump’s campaign proposal, which would have given nearly half its benefits to the wealthiest 1 per cent of Americans, while middle-income households would have received barely 7 per cent of the cuts.The White House is also proposing to eliminate the estate tax and alternative minimum tax, both of which primarily impact upper-income Americans. The AMT is a separate tax calculation intended to ensure that richer people don’t avoid paying most or all of their taxes by claiming multiple deductions and credits. In 2005, Trump himself paid $36.5 million in taxes, mostly because of the AMT. Without it, he would have paid just $5.5 million, according to a leaked copy of that year’s return.The biggest windfall for rich people could come from Trump’s plan to lower the top tax rate for small-business owners to 15 per cent from 39.6 per cent. The true effect will depend on how the Trump administration defines a small-business owner. If the tax cut applies to all business income reported on individual tax returns, it would be a huge benefit for many wealthy families.Mnuchin said Trump will propose safeguards to prevent rich people from taking advantage of this tax cut, but provided no details on how that would work.___Associated Press writer Josh Boak contributed to this report.___Find all AP Fact Checks here:’S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by political figures Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin takes a question in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where he discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) AP FACT CHECK: Claims about Trump’s tax plan don’t hold up read more

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Vulnerable young woman pimped out to men in care scandal still not

An “incredibly vulnerable” young woman who was ‘pimped out’ to men in a social care scandal has still not received a welfare plan, a judge has said.The 23-year-old woman, who has learning difficulties and is obsessed with men and sex, is in the care of Manchester City Council but currently lives within Rochdale Borough Council.However today a specialist court heard that council social services staff need to explain why a care plan – which should have been in place three-months-ago – has not been implemented.Details of her case emerged in October when The Times reported that the young autistic woman, who cannot be identified, was allowed to have sex with numerous men because her carers were said to believe that high-risk encounters with strangers might help her to “learn from her mistakes”.Relatives of the young woman accused care authorities of approving an “experiment” that led to the “pimping out of a highly vulnerable young woman”.Mr Justice Hayden, who is overseeing the case at hearings in the Court of Protection in London, said that an integrated plan which covers health, education and care was recommended by a specialist in December and is key to the woman’s welfare. However he added that the new care plan has still not been put into practice and he is keen to know why.The judge, who also hears cases in the Family Division of the High Court, took control of the case in October after concerns were raised in the media about the way the woman had been cared for.He has heard that two councils – Manchester City Council and Rochdale Borough Council – are involved in her care.The judge said social services bosses at Rochdale Council, not Manchester Council, had questions to answer about the care plan. “She is a young woman who is obsessed with men and sex,” he said. “She is incredibly vulnerable.”He said the integrated health, education and care plan was key and added: “The recommendation was made in December. We sit here in March, once again with nothing being done. It is incredibly frustrating.”The judge said he wanted bosses at Rochdale Council to explain why it was taking “so long” for the plan to be put in place.Cases are heard at the Court of Protection when issues relating to people who lack the mental capacity to make decisions are considered.Rochdale Council did not respond to repeated requests for comment. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

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10 things you can eat but shouldnt

first_imgSIMON COWELL’S HUNT goes on, and this week saw online talent search The You Generation turn to fashion.They’re on the hunt for stylists!One of the competition ground rules is that video entries must follow the loose guideline of including “candy”.Candy-flavoured clothes? It’s a little off the wall, but bring food into any equation and it’s bound to be better… Or is it?Here are some weird things you can eat. (If you’re really, really hungry that is.)1. Dancing squidPouring soy sauce on a recently-prepared raw squid makes the squid dance. The sodium in the soy sauce reacts with the still-active cells to make everything get jiggy and disgusting.This is, however, a delicacy in Japan.2. Icelandic buried shark Image: Wikimedia CommonsHakarl is an Icelandic dish consisting of sleeper shark cured in a hole covered with sand and stones, then hung to dry for months. Icelandic buried shark is commonly acknowledged as an “acquired taste”.Which we presume is putting it mildly.3. Chicken in a can Image: via Weird ThingsThese are handmade, artisan-created solid white chocolate baby heads. We’ll pass.10. Tayto chocolateYou might think we can poke fun at Icelandic and Japanese delicacies (not to mention Americans and their bacon fetish) but we’re just as bad. Ireland gave the world Tayto chocolate bars. How could they ever forgive us?There you have it. The grossest food going. Entries for candy-inspired clothing concoctions for The You Generation competition open until the 11th of May.Is there anything you just would not eat? Well, why not throw it on a T-shirt and call yourself a stylist?Read:Mr Tayto: Crisps and chocolate together is “an Irish tradition”>Read: 11 food combinations we can’t believe exist>center_img Image: via Bon AppetitThat’s right. A whole chicken. In a can. It’s an entire chicken. In a can.4. Bacon mayonnaiseImage: via BaconnaisePeople will put bacon with anything.5. Bacon whiskeyImage: via Bacon TodayNo, seriously, they will put bacon with anything.6. Bacon lollipopsImage: via Das FoodsBelieve us now about the bacon thing?7. Eating paperImage: via Sweet CityThis might be hard for some of you to accept, but think about it. Eating paper is gross.8. Bread headsImage: via Inventor SpotA baker in Thailand bakes his bread in the shape of human body parts. The very thing to bring along to the next dinner party you’re invited to!9. Choco babieslast_img read more

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How much stolen property can you fit in a Dublin apartment

first_imgGARDAÍ AT PEARSE STREET have put on display the stolen property that was recovered in a search operation yesterday.The haul was found in an apartment on the North Circular Road, Dublin 1.Investigating gardaí believe the items were stolen during a number of recent shoplifting incidents.No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.last_img

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Young girl in critical condition after getting trapped under capsized boat

first_img Image: Sam Boal via Share93 Tweet Email2 Young girl in critical condition after getting ‘trapped under capsized boat’ The incident happened at 10am this morning. Feb 23rd 2019, 12:35 PM By David Raleigh Updated Feb 23rd 2019, 5:04 PM A YOUNG GIRL has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after a boating incident in Limerick this morning.The girl is understood to have been one of a group of four female youths travelling in a rowing boat that was found overturned on a stretch of the Abbey River.The incident occurred shortly after 10am.According to reliable sources, members of Limerick City and County Fire and Rescue Service came across the boat overturned in the water.The fire service was made up of specially-trained Swift Water Rescue Technician water rescue personnel who had been carrying out a routine performance check of their rapid response boat Fireswift.The firefighters immediately swung into a search and rescue operation, which also involved  members of the Limerick Marine Search and Rescue Service, gardai, and the Shannon-based Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter.The injured girl became trapped underneath the boat after it overturned, reliable sources said.Firefighters provided emergency first aid to the injured female casualty as they ferried her to dry land in their boat.The girl was taken to St Michael’s Boatclub Slipway in Limerick city and removed by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick where she was in a critical condition, sources said.Munster Regional Communications Centre, the handling and processing centre for all 999 fire service related calls in the region, received the alert at 10.15am.Four units of Limerick city’s fire service were deployed to Athlunkard Boat Club, near Corbally, to deal with a water rescue call.The Shannon-based Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter was deployed to the scene but was stood down early in the rescue operation.It’s believed three other girls, who had also been in the rowing boat, were all rescued and not injured. Saturday 23 Feb 2019, 5:04 PM 11 Comments 46,496 Views Image: Sam Boal via Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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Candle likely cause of apartment blaze

first_imgCrews fight a fire at an apartment complex early Sunday. A candle is thought to have started a fire early Sunday morning that caused major damage to two four-plex apartment buildings at 11111 N.E. 48th Circle.The fire was so hot that the occupants, a man and woman, each jumped to safety from the second story, said Capt. Kevin Murray of the Vancouver Fire Department.The blaze broke out at 4:45 a.m. Flames were showing in the upstairs units, and a second alarm was called.Damage was estimated at $280,000, including $50,000 in damage to a second four-plex across the courtyard from the main fire.Two occupants of the upstairs apartment were treated for minor smoke inhalation. Seven people were displaced from the units. They were being helped by the American Red Cross.The blaze melted the siding and broke windows on the four-plex across the courtyard, Murray said.Damage was put at $150,000 to the four-plex and $80,000 to its contents; the second four-plex sustained another $50,000 in damage.About 25 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire. Fire District 6 provided assistance.“The safety message here is, when you leave a room with a candle, always put it out, Murray said.last_img read more

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ARREST LOG Wilmington Police Make 1 Arrest Issue 5 Summonses

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — According to Wilmington Police Logs, Wilmington Police issued the following arrests and summonses between November 8, 2018 and November 14, 2018:Thursday, November 8Robert W. Gearty (58, Wilmington) was arrested for OUI Liquor and Marked Lanes Violation.Friday, November 9NoneSaturday, November 10NoneSunday, November 11NoneMonday, November 12David M. Galante (56, Woburn) was issued summons for Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Operation A Motor Vehicle With Revoked Registration.Wilbert Augustin (32, Fitchburg) was issued a summons for No Or Expired Inspection Sticker, Operating A Motor Vehicle With A Suspended Or Revoked Registration & Failure To Stop/Yield.Courtney Isiah Mallory (28, Burlington) was issued a summons for Leaving The Scene Of Property Damage.Tuesday, November 13NoneWednesday, November 14Paul Neulist (32, Tewksbury) was issued a summons for Unlicensed Operation Of A Motor Vehicle.Corey R. Tomblin (28, Lowell) was issued a summons for Operating A Motor Vehicle with Revoked Registration; Uninsured Motor Vehicle; No Or Expired Inspection Sticker; Number Plate Violation; Motor Vehicle Lights Violation; & Unlicensed Operation Of Motor Vehicle.(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 3 Arrests & Issue 4 SummonsesIn “Police Log”ARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 5 Arrests & Issue 4 SummonsesIn “Police Log”ARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 1 Arrest & Issue 2 SummonsesIn “Police Log”last_img read more

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Meghan Markles scheme to separate herself from the Royal Family stopped by

first_imgMeghan MarkleGetty ImagesMeghan Markle’s schemes have been put to an end by the Queen. Reportedly The soon-to-be parents wanted to create their own “Sussex brand” that was completely independent from the Royal Family, according to online gossip magazine Page Six. A royal source told the Sunday Times: “They wanted their household to be entirely independent of Buckingham Palace, but were told ‘no’. “They can’t just go off and do their own thing.”However, instead, the Sussexes’ will have their own separate offices away from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge but will still be under the Royal Family.It seems that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are trying to get out of the shadow of Kate Middleton and Prince William. It seems that the couple Sussex want to stand on their own two feet and not be tied to the Royal Family at all. But that seems like a ridiculous idea as their entire identity is crafted around the fact that they are part of the Royal Family. However, it doesn’t seem to be stoopping Meghan from trying.Apparently, the couple are planning to focus on their own causes and initiatives, seeking to diverge from the path of William and Kate. Meghan MarkleGetty ImagesIt is being reported that the former Suits actress may turn to close friend Victoria Beckham for tips on how to make her philanthropy appealing for a wide audience. Apparently Meghan has also been seen sporting clothes from Victoria’s fashion line.Reportedly the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also hired Hillary Clinton’s former campaign advisor Sara Latham to help the couple with their future initiatives. They sure do seem serious about splitting from the Royal Family.last_img read more

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RCAs Airenergy charger converts WiFi energy to electricity

first_img Citation: RCA’s Airenergy charger converts WiFi energy to electricity (2010, January 13) retrieved 18 August 2019 from Harvesting electricity from signals in the air is not new, as anyone who ever built a crystal radio running only on the radio signals it received can testify, but until now no device has been able to harvest enough electricity to make it of practical use. In most modern cities WiFi signal hotspots abound, which might make the Airenergy device a viable option, although in rural areas WiFi sources are less widespread.A USB charger costing around $40, and about the size of a phone, is expected to be released later this year, with a WiFi-harvesting battery around the same size and price as an OEM battery available shortly after. ( — Airenergy is a gadget that can harvest free electricity from WiFi signals such as those from a wireless Internet connection, apparently with enough efficiency to make it practical for recharging devices such as mobile phones. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Explore furthercenter_img Analyst cool on Chicago citywide WiFi plan At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week a RCA spokesman said they had been able to charge a BlackBerry from 30% charge to fully charged in around 90 minutes using only ambient WiFi signals as the power source, although it was unclear on whether the Airenergy battery was recharged in that time. The Airenergy recharging time depends on the proximity to the WiFi signal and the number of WiFi sources in the vicinity.The RCA Airenergy unit converts the WiFi antenna signal to DC power to recharge its own internal lithium battery, so it automatically recharges itself whenever the device is anywhere near a WiFi hotspot. If you have a wireless network at home the Airenergy would recharge overnight virtually anywhere in your home. When you need to recharge your phone or other device you plug the Airenergy battery into the phone via USB to transfer the charge. © 2010 PhysOrg.comlast_img read more

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Opera 42 Stable with Currency Converter

first_imgOpera 42 Stable with Currency Converter by Martin Brinkmann on December 13, 2016 in Opera – Last Update: December 13, 2016 – 10 commentsOpera 42, the new stable version of the web browser by Opera Software, ships today with a built-in currency converter and other changes.Opera Software appears to be on an innovation spree. The company released several interesting features like Battery Saver,  Browser VPN or a built-in ad-blocker in recent time that set the browser apart from others.This drive to bring new features to the Opera browser continues with version 42, released today to the stable channel.Existing Opera Stable users should get update notifications right now or soon. You may run a manual check for updates with a click on Menu > About Opera. New versions of the browser can also be downloaded directly from Opera Software’s website.Opera 42The big new feature of Opera 42 is the built-in currency converter. The feature works similar to that of browser add-ons such as Converter for Firefox but built-in so that it is available right from the start.The feature is enabled by default, and works by highlighting price information on websites. Opera displays the converted amount then in an overlay on the page.There are a couple of things that you need to know about this feature. First, you may configure the feature in Opera’s options:Load opera://settings in the browser’s address bar.Select Browser from the menu on the left.Scroll down until you come to the user interface section.There you find the “On text selection convert currency to” option.You can disable the feature there if you have no need for it. This is the case if you don’t shop in other regions for instance, or if you notice issues when the feature is enabled.The second option that you have is to change the target currency. The browser supports a good 30 currencies including USD, EUR, CHF, JPY, GBP and more.The Opera browser pulls the values from the European Central Bank (based on daily values, not real-time).Opera 42 Newsreader changesThe new browser version ships with feed discovery improvements. You may see a new newspaper icon in the browser’s address bar when a site supports RSS feeds. A click on the icon displays all feeds found by the browser.A left-click opens the feed in the Personal News section of the browser, a right-click the usual options to open or copy the link among other things.The icon indicates if new content is available as well when you are on the site.Both options can be configured in the settings:Load opera://settings in the browser’s address bar.Switch to browser, and scroll down until you find the personal news section.There you can disable the feed discovery option completely, and change the interval in which Opera checks sources for new content.Other changes in Opera 42Web applications may synchronize data in the background starting in Opera 42.Opera 42 improves the startup improvements of Opera 41 further by taking recently used tabs into account when determining which tabs to load on start of the browser.Push notifications support.Network Installer for 64-bit Opera with upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit during installation.You can check out the full list of changes on the Changelog42 page on the Opera website.Now You: What’s your take on Opera 42 and its new features?Summary12345 Author Rating5 based on 4 votes Software Name OperaSoftware Category BrowserLanding Page Advertisementlast_img read more

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French farmers protest taps into freewheeling tradition

first_img New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies 4 sleep positions for men and what they mean They are protesting increasingly slim margins they blame on cheap imports and high social charges, which they say make them unable to compete against Germany, much less Eastern Europe. The farmers at the center of the roadblocks went beyond what even their union chief wanted, when he asked them to “respect goods and people” in their protest.Within hours, French President Francois Hollande — normally a bedrock supporter of the European Union’s open borders — had nothing but assurance for the farmers: “We will continue to pressure,” he said, “so that the farmers are certain, protests or not, that we are at their side.”On Tuesday, the union chief, Xavier Beulin, noted the tacit support of the French public for his protesters.“To my fellow citizens, I express our gratitude for their comprehension and their sympathy,” he wrote in a letter. “They can feel that this will be an important part of our country’s future.”On Tuesday, tractors again blocked highways in eastern France: “We will stop all the refrigerated trucks to screen for imported meat,” Jean-Marc Breme, a local union leader, told Europe 1 radio. Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility French farmers gather in front of Lactalis’ factory, Monday, July 27, 2015, in Laval, western France in order to protest against importation of foreign meat and milk products in France. The protests are a rejection of the government offer to back loans to the farmers and delay tax payments as part of a 600 million euro plan. (AP Photo/David Vincent) ___Associated Press writers David Rising and Geir Moulson in Berlin contributed.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. 0 Comments   Share   General sympathy for farmers runs deep in France. Even those exasperated by the protest were reluctant to come out harshly against it. Instead, top government ministers met with agriculture representatives and bankers to continue negotiations on a plan to help the farmers that would not run afoul of European Union rules. The agriculture minister, Stephane Le Foll, noted that closing the borders wasn’t an option but didn’t announce any specific countermeasures.Even Germans, whose products were this week’s primary targets, seemed to accept the protest as something unique to their neighbors. German Agriculture Ministry spokesman Jens Urban described the movement as “a protest by French farmers that it is not for us, as the German government, to evaluate.”The farmers’ protest is a passionate expression of French mistrust of free trade, as well as the country’s freewheeling tradition of protest, said Laurent Warlouzet, a historian of European industrial policy. “There is no arbiter between the citizen and the state,” he said, “and so citizens revolt violently when there is a problem.”Protesters stop short of real violence, which would draw immediate police intervention. But so long as it’s just a show — like detaining a factory manager for hours, or even a few days, to make a point, or burning tires on the Channel Tunnel rail tracks in Calais to protest job cuts — authorities tend not to interfere. And farmers get even more leeway for histrionics than most, as the history of the country’s most famous farmer — Jose Bove — can attest. 5 treatments for adult scoliosiscenter_img Top Stories PARIS (AP) — Over the past week, French farmers have used tractors to block the border with Germany and chucked foreign vegetables off trucks in protest of cheap imports. French leaders did not call in the police — they gave the farmers their support.France’s permissive attitude toward protest has cultural roots that run even deeper when it comes to the people who work the land.The actions of French farmers in this summer of discontent has included hijacking toll booths, setting up “customs” roadblocks to search trucks carrying German meat and throwing produce from abroad off trailers heading to French supermarkets. Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Sponsored Stories Bove, a sheep farmer and producer of Roquefort cheese, led a group of activists as they dismantled a McDonald’s under construction in the south of France in 1999 in a protest against the U.S. and the World Trade Organization. Bove was ultimately jailed and convicted, but the former spokesman of the Farmers Confederation now serves as a deputy in the European Parliament.“I would do the same if I were in their (the current farmer protesters’) place,” Bove told Sud Radio.A current Farmers Confederation spokesman, Laurent Pinatel, was more circumspect about the protests led by the rival union. He instead called for putting the brakes on a free-trade accord between the U.S. and Europe.“We’re having a hard time with the discourse that we’re hearing now, whether it’s from politicians or activists,” said Pinatel. “We don’t see ourselves represented very well.”Although even disruptive protests tent to get broad support, those led by the farmer have a special place in French culture, according to Warlouzet.“He is the guardian of all that is France, the gastronomy, the countryside,” he said. “Even if they count for less than 3 percent of the population, there is a symbolic importance.” Mesa family survives lightning strike to home How men can have a healthy 2019last_img read more

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Growers of speciality nonspecialty crops eligibl

first_imgGrowers of speciality, non-specialty crops eligibleProducers of a number of specialty and non-specialty crops are eligible to receive payments. Almonds, cranberries, fresh grapes, fresh cherries, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, and walnuts are just a few of the covered commodities.To be eligible for the relief package payments, the department comments that applicants must prove one of two things. The first is that they have an average adjusted gross income for 2014, 2015, and 2016 of less than US$900,000. The second is that they derive at least 75% of their adjusted gross income from farming.It specifies that producers also must comply with the provisions of the “Highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation” regulations. Many farmers also know these the conservation compliance provisions.Finally, they need to show they have a farm number with USDA’s Farm Service Agency.On Thursday, Perdue defended sending aid to the agriculture sector as opposed to other industries damaged by Trump’s trade policies.“I think it’s very clear that our farmers this year when these talks with China did not proceed as we had hoped, again continued to be affected by tariff damages; and I think it’s entirely justifiable,” CNBC quoted Perdue telling reporters.The Trump administration has “no plans” for a 2020 aid program, he commented. You might also be interested in July 26 , 2019 Apeel Sciences to join Europe’s fight against fo … U.K.: Major industry players snap up the next gene … center_img Mexican table grape exports to resume growth trend … U.S.: PMA, United Fresh welcome stricter ag water … U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Thursday further details of the US$16 billion relief package President Trump had promised farmers who have been hurt by his administration’s escalating trade war with China and severe weather.The aid – provided by the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) and Food Purchase and Distribution Program (FPDP) – is in line with the estimated financial loss agricultural producers have suffered due to the retaliatory tariffs imposed on U.S. products by China, says the USDA.Sign-ups for aid start July 29 and end Dec. 6, with payments set to begin next month. The program, which was announced in May, will last through the fall and winter if the Trump administration has not resolved the trade conflict, reports CNBC.County payment rates range from US$15 to US$150 per acre, depending on the impact of unjustified trade retaliation in that county, says the USDA.It explains that it will base payments on factors such as specific crops and where farmers are located.last_img read more

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when Donald Trump said “the people of South Carolina are embarrassed by Nikki Haley” who was then the state’s governor she served up some backhanded charm tweeting “Bless your heart” @realDonaldTrump Bless your heart Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) March 1 2016 In February when Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said Haley should “shut up” after she criticized Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas Haley “declined” “I will decline the advice I was recently given by your top negotiator Saeb Erekat I will not shut up” Haley said at the United Nations “Rather I will respectfully speak some hard truths” Karrin Vasby Anderson a communication studies professor at Colorado State who has researched political rhetoric and gender said Haley’s retorts exemplify the challenging double standard encountered by female political leaders who must demonstrate their competence without being perceived as “inappropriately assertive” Anderson said it’s common for women in that position to “add a polite form” when 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going to be from there on out And without even a second thought I leaned over to the phone by my side and I called my secretary and I said Alice would you please get Paul a cup of coffeeAnd the look on their face was just blank They got it” Haley said during the 2011 speech “So sometimes its not what you say its how you say it Its not what you do its how you do it that makes a difference I didnt have to kick and scream” “I never had another issue with any of those men at that company” she added “You have to go forward with grace” Write to Katie Reilly at KatieReilly@timecom Jackie Barnicoat His attorney” The rampant and frequent desertions will only escalate in pace and numbers as it faces a very real prospect of a huge drubbing awaiting it in Uttar Pradesh A third group estimated a minimum flow of 11 Mr Moustapha Traore COAL The U adding that last year he "traveled to the region to meet with the presidents of Argentina” ISIS claimed responsibility for November attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and the March attacks on the Brussels subway and airport that killed more than 30 people and injured 300 T it does have a white Lamborghini an overactive fog machine fingerless gloves and a slick beat The clip mixes up everything from keytars to 8-bit hacking to dinosaurs vikings flamethrowers roundhouse-kicking cops people walking away from explosions without looking back and so much more And naturally it all ends with Hasselhoff riding a dinosaur into the sunset The video bodes well for Kung Fury David Sandberg’s throwback martial arts comedy about a vengeful cop who travels back in time to kill the Nazis but end up bringing in vikings and Thor to finish the deed With a plot like that it should be no surprise the film exceeded its Kickstarter goal of $200000 and brought in well over $600000 Contact us at editors@timecomThe wildfires in Alberta Canada that forced more than 80000 people from their homes continue to rage keeping residents evacuated and prompting more emergency plans to be put in place At least 1600 homes in Fort McMurray have burned to the ground officials have said with photos showing parts of the city in ashes The full extent of the devastation may not be known for some time as fires continue to burn uncontrollably in the area According to NPR 49 wildfires are now burning in Alberta seven of which are classified as out of control More than 1110 firefighters are now working to quell the flames which have swallowed more than 210000 acres (85000 hectares) Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday that it could take some time before the displaced residents can return to their homes “Unfortunately we do know that it will not be a matter of days” she said NPR reports that the Alberta government is working on a transitional housing plan "When you leave" one evacuating resident told the AP "its an overwhelming feeling to think that youll never see your house again" Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted Thursday that the 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commissioning about 14 boats that have been recovered and refurbished for the use of our troops in the Niger-Delta area Consequently a banker It doesn’t seem to be a musical based on reports so far; however She says it is “the result of a collaboration between writer Jack Thorne Hood received a number of awards for his serviceS however insists that his priority is collective achievement not individual honours Bloody hell who would tell their son that Advertising and happy hours were to be banned; promotional staff could no longer serve beer while wearing branded uniforms; glasses "Thais are among the most clever people in Asia when it comes to finding legal loopholes postmarked FranklinClick on the link GBSHSE Class 10th result 2018 – Hasina said her government was only concerned about the development AFP She said India All testing kits are there in reasonable number and laboratories have been tuned and trained accordingly File image of JP Nadda labeling One commissioner Ravel says 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He is also accused of using stock in his biotechnology company Retrophin Inc. though. on May 14 2018” The names on advocate category include: Wole Seun Agunbiade; Charles Chukwuma Oguejiofor; Olaniyi Maruph Olopade; Ikhide Ehighelua; Ayo Asala; Oluwole Osamudiame Iyamu; Kenneth Chukwuemeka Ahia; Nureini Soladoye Jimoh; Oladipo Adekorede Olasope; Mosediq Adeniji Kazeem; George Chiedu Igbokwe; Essien Essien Udom; Olabode Olutoyin Olanipekun; Adewale Eyitemi Atake; Jephthan Chikodi Njikonye and Olusegun Omoniyi Jolaawo Others are Isiaka Abiola Olagunju; Oluseun Takintayo Akinbiyi; Ishaka Dikko Mudi; Prince Orji Nwafor- Orizu; Edmund Chinonye Obiagwu; Ebun-Olu Samuel Adegboruwa; Ibrahim Agbomere Idris; Cosmas Ikechukwu Enweluzo; Sonny Oluchukwu Wogu; Olubowale Taiwo; Prof Wahab Olasupo Egbewole; Adeyinka Patrick Olumide-Fusika; Chukwudi Nwabufo Obieze; Olayode Olumide Delano; Abdul Olajide Ajana; Robert Egwono Emukpoeruo; Ama Vemaark Etuwewe; Olumide Andrew Aju and Stephen Zakari Adehi Others on the list are Olusegun Oyediran Fowewe; Oba Maduabuchi; Musibau Adetunbi; Emmanuel Ozoemenam Achukwu; Adekola Adeyeye Olawoye; Louis Maduforo Alozie; Godwin Osemeahon Omoaka; Johnson Olalekan Ojo; Tanimu Muhammed Inuwa; Daniel Chukwudi Enwelum; Dr Olumide Folarin David Ayeni; Richard Oma Ahonaruogho; Michael Folorunso Lana; Leslie Arthur Olutayo Nylander; Kingsley Osabuohien Obamogie; Orok Inang Coffie Ironbar; Usman Ogwu Sule; Metong Bertram Robert Urombo; Echezona Chukuwdi Etiaba and Ejike Chukwugekwu Ezenwa On academic category are: Joseph Efeyeminen Abugu; Prof Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun; Prof Olaide Abass Gbadamosi; Prof Mamman Lawan; Prof Isa Hayatu Chiroma; Prof Oluyemisi Adefunke Bamgbose; Prof Bankole Adekunle Akintayo Sodipo; Prof Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi and Prof Offornze Dike Amucheazi SAN.

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