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first_imgCan is poised to leave Juventus (Picture: Getty)Emre Can is weighing up his options after receiving a ‘luractive’ offer from Arsenal, according to reports.The former Liverpool star was edging closer to a transfer to Borussia Dortmund after falling down the pecking order at Juventus.Sport 1 claim that although Dortmund are leading the race for Can, Tottenham and Arsenal have made a late move to lure the midfielder back to the Premier League.The January transfer window closes at 11pm on Friday and Arsenal and Spurs face a race against time to get a deal over the line for Can.ADVERTISEMENTThe offers are described as ‘lucrative’, with Paris Saint-Germain and an unnamed Spanish club also submitting bids.AdvertisementAdvertisementDortmund’s deal for Can is believed to be worth £25.2million and will see the 26-year-old join on loan before making the move permanent. Comment Coral BarryFriday 31 Jan 2020 9:12 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link9.7kShares Arsenal and Tottenham submit transfer offers to sign Emre Can Advertisement Can has barely played this season (Picture: Getty)However, the late interest from Arsenal and others has caused Can to pause and consider his options.Can is yet to make a final decision on his next club, but the German transfer window closes at 5pm.Arsenal may find it difficult to convince Can after it was reported the Germany international turned down an approach for Manchester United out of respect for Liverpool.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityCan spent four years at Anfield and his exit was of great disappointment to Jurgen Klopp and many Liverpool fans.Since moving to Juventus on a free transfer in 2018, Can has found it difficult to nail down a regular starting place and has made just eight appearances in total this season.Can’s issues at Juventus peaked when he was left out of their Champions League squad at the start of the season.MORE: Man City move to beat Arsenal and Barcelona to Brazilian defender Yan CoutoMORE: Dani Ceballos makes U-turn over Arsenal future and vows to earn starting spot under Mikel Arteta Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgUK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and German company Multiversum have entered a partnership to provide pre-construction offshore wind measurement services as well as specific advice on fixed and floating LiDAR measurements. L-R: Patrick Schwenk, Project Engineer (OWC), John MacAskill, business development director (OWC), Jakob Grimm, Managing Consultant (Multiversum) and Anne-Katrin Hagel, Associate Partner (Multiversum)“Traditional metocean measurement towers are insufficient to protect the profit margins of modern offshore wind farm developments. At the same time, wind farms must reduce their costs in order to remain competitive,” said John MacAskill, business development director of Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC).“Floating LiDAR technology is established within the offshore sector, offering reliable recording of location-specific data on site, at significantly lower costs. However, there is room for improvement of the correct interpretation and ultimate exploitation of this data. The combination of OWC and Multiversum’s expertise provides a solution to this challenge,” said Detlef Stein, Multiversum’s LiDAR expert.OWC and Multiversum will also focus on services across other phases of offshore wind farm projects, including pre-feasibility, project development, wind farm erection and ongoing offshore maintenance.last_img read more

first_imgMail Online 26 February 2014It is possible to die as a direct result of smoking cannabis, new research shows. German scientists have identified two people who died purely as a result of smoking the drug. It was previously known that using marijuana could be fatal if it was used in conjunction with other drugs – such as by triggering heart conditions or by causing cancer. However, whether the drug could kill unaided had remained unclear, New Scientist reports. Now, scientists at the University Hospital Düsseldorf in Germany have carried out the first full post mortem examinations on people who have died after using the drug.The team, led by Dr Benno Hartung, carried out 15 examinations. They performed tests including toxicology tests and genetic tests to rule out any other causes of death. They discovered that the deaths of two of the patients could not be put down to anything other than marijuana use. Both of these people were men who had died after their hearts started beating either too fast or too slowly. The researchers believe that this change in heart rhythm – called arrhythmia – was caused by cannabis. The reason they came to this conclusion was that both had smoked the drug within a few hours of their death and neither had any history of heart problems.….David Raynes from the UK National Drug Prevention Alliance told New Scientist: ‘These deaths are rare and will remain rare. The real risks are from long-term effects on the young brain.’ His comment is based on the fact that previous studies have shown a link between smoking cannabis and schizophrenia and depression.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2568326/Smoking-cannabis-CAN-kill-German-researchers-identify-two-men-died-purely-result-using-drug.htmllast_img read more

first_imgDallas Hollin Sr, age 75 passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at his home in Delaware, IN. Born October 26, 1940 in Clay Co., KY he was the son of Elbert & Lucinda (Henson) Hollin.Dallas worked at sawmills and was a master sawer. He has worked at Hope Lumber Comp. as a truck driver hauling chips, in Greensburg at Mitchell Veneer and lastly in Whitesburg, KY.Dallas’ family reflected that he was a “hard working man”, as many would remember him jokingly saying so, but he truly did work hard to provide for his family. He was a wonderful father who always put his children first.  He loved his family.  He was a man of his word.  If he told you something, you could count on it being the truth.  He loved to go squirrel hunting and fishing.  He loved the outdoors.  Mowing grass was one of his favorite past-times.  He liked to keep his yard looking nice and was proud of his home.  Dallas was a big man with a big heart and we are proud that he is our father.Dallas is survived by his children Jeff Hollin, Grant Hollin (Lisa), Mary Redd, Amanda Griffin (David), Brian Hollin (Ashley), Travis Hollin (Lisa) and Teresa Medeiros (Ralph). He will also be missed by his 22 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, sisters Stella Olvey (Frank), Eunice Meyer (Wally) & Loretta Hubbard (Robert) along with his brothers-in law Maynard Smith & Harold Koors.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Dallas Hollin Jr. and sisters Betty Smith & Janet Koors.Visitation will be Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm followed by services at 3:00pm at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville, IN with Rev. David Johnston officiating. Burial will follow services in Rossburg Cemetery in New Point, IN.  Memorials are suggested to A.L. S. c/o Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN  47006.  Online condolences at www.meyersfuneralhomes.comlast_img read more

first_imgOsgood, IN —Tractor Contest ResultsJr. Ag TractorIsaac HartmanLogan MeyerHenry SchneiderSr. Ag TractorJulia MeyerKylee WeberJr Compact TractorZach HoffLloyd DarringerIsaac HartmanSr Compact TractorJason EmswellerJacob HoffZach RiehleJr Zero TurnLloyd DarringerZach HoffNoah HiltenbeitelSr Zero TurnJacob HoffZach RiehleMakayla Hiltenbeitel Dog Show Results Grand Champion: Allie HickeyReserve Grand Champion: Kendall HarmeyerCostume Class Champion: Allie Hickey2B Champion: Allie Hickey1A Champion: Kendall Harmeyer1A Reserve Champion: Clay MillerNovice and Junior Showmanship: Clay MillerIntermediate and Senior Showmanship: Kendall Harmeyer Llama/Alpaca Results Grand Champion Llama: Dakota SamsReserve Grand Champion Llama: Brianna SamsGrand Champion Alpaca: Emily BrunnerReserve Grand Champion Alpaca: Allie HickeyChampion Costume: Brianna SamsReserve Champion Costume: Emily BrunnerJunior Showmanship: Brianna SamsSenior Showmanship: Dakota Samscenter_img Pocket Pets Results Overall Grand Champion: Emily BrunnerOverall Reserve Grand Champion: Allie HickeyChampion Reptile: Emily BrunnerChampion Other: Leah WeberChampion Bird: Leah WeberChampion Fur: Allie HickeyReserve Champion Fur: Emily Brunnerlast_img read more

first_imgA 22-year-old Fordham University student set to graduate in less than month fell to her death Sunday morning while attempting to take a picture on the school’s famous clock tower.Sydney Monfries was trying to take a picture of the New York City skyline around 3 a.m. Sunday when she fell 30-feet from the Keating Hall tower, the New York Post reported.Monfries survived the fall with injuries to the head and body but later died at St. Barnabas Hospital, according to police.Students said climbing the tower, touching the bell and taking photos of the incredible views were part of a senior-year “rite of passage,” according to the post.Monfries family is reportedly still trying to process the tragedy.No other students present during the incident were hurt.Additionally, a representative of the school said they would not face disciplinary action.last_img read more

first_imgDubai: Australia’s Sam Fanning has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel and has received two demerit points, for an incident during the ICC U19 World Cup Super League quarter-final match against India as per an ICC release.The Australia batsman was found to have violated Article 2.12 of the code, which relates to “inappropriate physical contact with another player during an international match”.Fanning on the first ball of the 31st over stuck his elbow out which made contact with the bowler while running which is deemed as inappropriate contact with another player.After the match, Fanning admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by ICC U19 World Cup match referee Graeme Labrooy as such, there was no need for a formal hearing. IANSAlso Read: Women expected to be jealous in Hollywood: Elle FanningAlso Watch: CRISIL Foundation’s Gram Shakti certification to drive financial literacy and Inclusionlast_img read more

first_imgThis week at the Regent Theater: “Walking with Dinosaurs.” (Movie trailer is below). When: Friday 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 7 p.m. Rotten Tomatoes rating (movie critics collective approval ratings): 25%. Audience review: 42% approval.Movies ahead at Regent Theater: Movie Synopsis: For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. WALKING WITH DINOSAURS is the ultimate immersive, big screen adventure for families. Meet dinosaurs more real than you’ve ever seen as you take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages. (c) Fox Rated: P.G. Time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Jan. 31 – Lone SurvivorFeb. 7 – Nut Job.Feb. 14 – Ride Along Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

first_imgBEAUMONT, TEXAS – It will be a Louisiana battle in Beaumont, Texas, on Sunday when the No. 3-seeded Northwestern State Lady Demons battle the top-seeded No. 1 McNeese Cowgirls at the Beaumont Tennis Municipal Center. The two will meet in the tournament final Sunday at 2 p.m. CT. No 1 McNeese 4, No. 4 Sam Houston State 2 (Box Score)In a grueling match, McNeese was able to dig up just enough on the singles side to send the Cowgirls to the tournament championship for the first time since 2004. In doubles play, the Cowgirls were able to breeze past Sam Houston, winning at lines three and one in 30 minutes. Charoline Erlandsson and Phonexay Chitdara earned the 6-2 win at the bottom line for the Cowgirls with Sarah Jurakova and Hannah Brett winning at the top flight to give McNeese the 1-0 lead into singles. The singles matches was a different story as the Bearkats put the pressure on the top-seeded team quick. Sam Houston won five of the first six singles sets, but McNeese pushed back, sending four matches to three sets. The Cowgirls went up 3-0 as Marija Mastilovic won at line four 6-2, 0-6, 6-4, and line five with Charoline Erlandsson earning a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 match. Sam Houston brought the match within a point as Sahaja Yamalapalli won 7-5, 7-6 at the No. 2 line, and Mila Milanovic was able to hold Chitdara off from coming back down 5-1 in the third set, taking the match 6-1, 4-6, 7-5. The Bearkats’ Khee Yen Wee, pushing through a cramp that forced a medical timeout late in the third set, fell 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 3 line against Brett. The Cowgirls squeezed out a 4-2 win over No. 4 Sam Houston State while the Lady Demons battled to the very last set to score a 4-3 victory over the two-time defending champion, No. 2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. No. 3 Northwestern State 4, No. 2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3 (Box Score)Northwestern State is returning to the Southland Conference championship after a one-year absence, making its fifth appearance in six years. It was all down to Southland Player of the Year Polina Mutel at the No. 1 line against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Hortense Boscher in the third set with the team match tied at 3-3. Mutel had taken the first set 6-3 but fell 4-6 in the second. They were the only ones who needed all three set. Mutel never let Boscher get within a point in the third, taking the set 6-3. The Lady Demons garnered the doubles point after winning at lines two and three. Corpus Christi collected three-straight singles points with Caroline Bulatovic, Luna Dormet and Louise Trigona tallying wins at lines six, three and four, respectively. Polina Ivanova defeated Jelena Dzinic at the No. 2 flight 6-4, 7-6 to bring the match within one before Judit Castillo put away her match at No. 5 in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.last_img read more

first_imgA group of Liberians residing in the US have established the Benjamin Karmon Sehkar Foundation Incorporated (BKS).The BKS Foundation, as it is affectionately known, has been established in memory of the late Benjamin K. Sehkar. Benjamin was a broadcast journalist, who in 1990 and at the height of the Liberian Civil War was killed by Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) soldiers during a popular uprising against the Samuel Kanyon Doe government. BKS will be headquartered in Monrovia, Liberia.The Foundation was established with a focus on providing tuition assistance to disadvantaged and underprivileged children as well as students from the rural parts of Liberia; with Nimba County being the primary target.The idea grew out of the heartbroken and scary news in Liberia relatives to the deaths of those who have succumbed to the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD).“All of us then realized the scary and truth of the EVD killer virus hitting close to home—Nimba County with reference to the Town of Nyor-Butuo, near the Buutuo Headquarters; just a stone throw from the Liberia/Ivorian border towns of Douhuba and Benhouwen. Knowing how poor our hometown is, and fearing the worst; our family in the USA and Liberia went scrambling, trying to come up with solutions, thereby establishing the BKS Foundation, Inc through which most of the assistance would come,” G. Alvin Sehkar, a senior founding member disclosed in a dispatch.Meanwhile, as the fight to contain the Ebola virus continues, the BKS Foundation in collaboration with its partners has decided to take the fight to Ebola.Based on that, the BKS Foundation has for the past few weeks, successfully completed the training of 50 individuals in the Buu-Yao District, Nimba County as part of the fight.The training, the dispatch said, was mainly conducted in the local dialect thus attracting the participants to the messages.There are future prudent projects we are considering. One of those projects would include the provision of BKS scholarships to students at all the major universities in and around Liberia.BKS Foundation mission is to provide the means and access to good, reasonable and quality education for children of underprivileged and disadvantage communities in Liberia.To that, each founding member is therefore committed to providing educational opportunities to every child in Liberia regardless the constraints while teaching them the word of God.The vision is to one day realize a Liberia in which children from all over the country, have equal access to quality education in this era of global competitiveness. The members are envision a Liberia in which children from these disadvantage and underprivileged parts of our society would receive quality education in a safe, constructive, and well-staffed educational facilities. The vision is based Ecclesiastes 7:12, “For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.”We carefully monitor and review programs and costs, use donations and grants for their intended purposes, and look for ways to leverage funds for maximum impact. Stewardship is an integral part of everything we do — because we recognize that every resource entrusted to us can transform real children’s lives. All of our executives are educated, trustworthy, and many of them own their businesses.The BKS Foundation, Inc. will be providing scholarships to qualified and selected to students to all major universities and colleges in Liberia next academic school year.           About Benjamin Karmon Sehkar  Born and raised in Nyor Butuo, Nimba County, the North-Central portion of Liberia, Benjamin Sehkar served as a reporter at the ELWA radio station from 1983 to 1990 rising to the position of Assistant Gio (Dan) Program Director. His passion and love for education was exceptional with a dream to help the underprivileged children in his home town and region with access to affordable and quality education.After his untimely death, his dream was temporarily delayed. Alvin Sehkar, a son of Benjamin Sehkar, decided to further his father’s legacy by founding the BKS Foundation, Inc. in 2013. The BKS Foundation is currently in the process of obtaining the 501c (3) Tax exempt status in the USA.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more