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first_imgFulham were grateful for a glaring miss by Leon Clarke to keep the FA Cup third-round tie goalless at the break.When Bakary Sako’s shot on the half-hour mark cannoned back off the post, Clarke looked certain to net the rebound – only to prod wastefully wide of an open goal.It was the clearest chance of a fairly flat first half, in which Fulham strung together some attractive football at times without seriously hurting the Wolves defence.Hugo Rodallega was a thorn in the visitors’ side and he was unfortunate to see an overhead kick loop just over the bar on 39 minutes.The Colombian then fashioned an equally acrobatic volley from Seko Fofana’s cross just before half-time, but it flew wide.In the last action of the half, Sako sent a free-kick dipping just over Marcus Bettinelli’s crossbar.Earlier, Cauley Woodrow squandered the best opportunity of a lifeless first half hour when he blazed over the bar from just inside the box.Lasse Vigen Christensen, who was named in the starting line-up despite having only returned to training on Friday, lasted only 32 minutes before he limped off, replaced by Sean Kavanagh. Fulham:  Bettinelli; Grimmer, Hutchinson, Bodurov, Stafylidis; Parker; Christensen (Kavanagh 32), Fofana; McCormack; Rodallega, Woodrow.Subs: Kiraly, Burn, Kavanagh, Roberts, Ruiz, Williams, Dembélé. Wolves:  Ikeme; Iorfa, Batth, Stearman, Doherty; Evans, Price, Henry, Edwards, Sako; Clarke.Subs: Kuszczak, Saville, Ricketts, McAlinden, Ebanks-Landell, Jacobs, Dicko.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

first_imgTonight is the first round of the NFL Draft, the day every team has the chance to redefine itself. That’s a more pressing desire for some teams than others and with the second pick, the Niners fall into that camp after a 4-12 season.With such a high-leverage pick coming, let’s take a look back at the three biggest draft picks in 49ers history:The 1979 draft1-2: James Owens (bust), Joe Montana (boon) It’s not often you see a colossal washout selected in the same draft as a …last_img

first_img17 November 2011The Oxford Business Group, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), has launched a nine-month study that is expected to provide unique insight into the workings of South Africa’s economy.“The Report: South Africa 2012”, to be released next year, will also explore investment opportunities within South Africa’s borders.Its conclusions would “accurately capture the dynamics of Africa’s most vibrant economy and help to brand South Africa as a destination for investment in business,” DTI chief director for international trade Brendan Vickers said at the launch of the study in Johannesburg on Wednesday.The DTI noted that although South Africa had made great strides since achieving democracy in 1994, the country was still grappling with poverty and unemployment. Addressing this would require extensive knowledge, not just of the South African market but of other developing countries as well.“We are pleased to support the launch of the report, based on an appreciation of the role OBG plays in accurately and thoroughly educating both the domestic and international investment communities of both the challenges and opportunities of doing business in emerging markets,” Vickers said.The study will see dedicated researchers visiting and conducting interviews with key players in the various sectors of South Africa’s economy.The Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm that publishes economic intelligence on markets in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, among others.This will be OBG’s third report on South Africa, which will now be conducted annually. The research will be wholly funded by the OBG.OBG regional editor Robert Tshima described the South African market as a dynamic market worthy of research, as was evident from the country’s well capitalized banks, among others.The OBG is hoping to meet with up to five organisations per day to discuss how they perceive the particular sector they are in. Interactions will be both with the public and private sector.BuaNewslast_img read more

first_img Posted on April 29, 2019Author Nathalie DuboisCategories Hair Styling AccessoriesTags SODIAL(R) Very useful at work, it holds my hair very well. I like this hair clip it keeps my hair neat and i like to be neat and tidy i will buy this item again thank you. SODIAL(R) Black Polyester Bow Ribbon Metal Barrette Snood Net Bun Cover Hair Clip for WomenProduct Name : Snood Net Barrette Hair Clip;Material : Polyester, MetalColor : Black, Silver Tone;Clip Size : 9.5 x 1 x 1cm / 3.7″ x 0.39″ x 0.39″ (L*W*T)Bowtie Size : 11 x 8.5cm / 4.3″ x 3.3″ (L*W)Net Weight : 18gPackage : 1 x Snood Net Barrette Hair Clip Ordered from this supplier before and am happy with the product, price and delivery. I have long hair and it all fitted in. I had purchased this for my daughters hair to keep it neat and tidy as her hair is to the bottom of her back and tends to knot easy. Very well made and strong, it is not at all flimsy, i do think it will last a long time. SODIAL(R) Black Polyester Bow Ribbon Metal Barrette Snood Net Bun Cover Hair Clip for Women : Looks pretty, the net don’t stretch far so my hair won’t fit and mines just past my shoulders in length. Love it holds my hair very tightly arrived very quickly considering it was sent from hong kong. Arrived in good time well made my friend loves them x. Great buy,brought as a gift. The bow is ok, but the snood is way too small. Definitely won’t get my hair into it. Would say the snood is more for a child. But i like the bow so i am keeping it. Arrived well packaged pretty item sadly when went to put in hair the clip bit broke. SummaryReviewer Nathalie DuboisReview Date2019-04-29 15:54:19Reviewed Item SODIAL(R) Black Polyester Bow Ribbon Metal Barrette Snood Net Bun Cover Hair Clip for WomenRating 3.4 / 5  stars, based on  21  reviewslast_img read more

first_imgBy HLundgaard (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsWith the recent news of credit card fraud, the mobile phone industry has made a big push to get behind mobile payment. Mobile payment has been touted as a way to reduce credit card fraud because the cashier doesn’t have access to a physical card that would contain an individual’s name, credit card number or security code.If you are thinking about beginning to get in to the mobile payment system, but still concerned about security and fraud, here’s what you need to know.The two major smartphone platforms, Apple (Apple Pay) and Google (Google Wallet) have implemented their solutions in order to address credit card fraud. Apples system launched in 2014 while Google’s launched in 2011. Following are the details of how each addresses security and fraud.Apple Pay implementation of mobile payment security is to combine near-field communications (NFC) technology for payment processing and the iPhone Touch ID fingerprint reader or passcode for security. Your bank payment network creates a unique device account number specifically tied to the phone and to the credit card added. In the event of theft or a lost phone, you can place your phone in lost mode to suspend Apple Pay transaction. Apple Pay is reactivated once you unlock your phone with your pin code.Google Wallet implementation of mobile payments also uses NFC technology for payment processing but instead of a fingerprint reader like the Apple Pay’s implementation, you use a PIN that only you know. Google stores your credit card information on its server and transmit the encrypted data using secure socket layer technology. Google Wallet Fraud Protection covers 100 percent of all transactions. In the event of theft or a lost phone, you can go to the Google Wallet website and remotely disable your phone.Both Apple and Google offer similarities in how they address credit card fraud. They both use NFC which means that the phone and the receiver have to be very close to each other in order to begin the financial process transaction. They also implement security on the phone through the use of either fingerprint reader and/or passcodes. Both companies utilize tokenization which allows the credit card number to be unique and transaction specific. With the mobile payment industry expected to account for up to 50 percent of all U. S. digital commerce by 2017, these companies are aggressively promoting their platform as a way to provide consumer confidence in mobile payments as a measure in increasing security and preventing fraud.Author: Terrence Wolfork (+Terrence Wolfork,@trwolfork )This post was published on the Military Families Learning Network blog on April 30, 2015. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.last_img read more

first_imgLooking to take your video production and filmmaking skills to the next level? These sites will help you step up your game in production, post production & color grading. We’ve rounded up some of the leading video production and filmmaking sites! Check out these terrific online resources to learn about the latest industry developments, get reviews on professional film/video equipment and improve your real-world production skills.Cinema 5DCinema 5D started out as a site focused on the Canon 5DM2, but now covers digital cinema cameras in general. They have camera reviews as well as a frequently updated news section. A good starting point for detailed analysis of cameras and workflow!Lights Film SchoolLight Film School offers an online film program, but they also blog about topics related to screenwriting, cinematography and directing. The blog has 4 sections: Daily Inspiration, Tutorials, Interviews and Product Reviews. They offer detailed articles here on process/technique and enlightening interviews with filmmakers. StillMotionStillmotion consists of a group of filmmakers that started doing weddings and now are doing high profile projects. They write about filmmaking and share their personal experiences. They have a 4 part video tutorial on process that should be required viewing on “how to tell stories”. They’ve also released an app, “SMAPP” (iOS), that has tools for creating shot lists, picking lenses and what gear to use.Fenchel & Janisch The focus here is on DSLR filmmaking, covering cameras, cinematography and post production workflows. They offer a combination of written posts and video tutorials, as well as free color grading presets for After Effects.Hurlbut VisualsShane Hurlbut is a well known cinematographer and recently filmed “Act of Valor”, the first big budget Hollywood feature filmed entirely on DSLR cameras.  He writes about his experiences and shares tips to make you a better cinematographer/filmmaker.Ryan WaltersRyan is a skilled cinematographer who shares his knowledge of cameras and filmmaking/video production technique. His site is a great read for those wanting to stay current with cameras and cinematography gear.reTooledRetooled focuses on the post production side of things, with topics relating to Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and After Effects. Be sure to check out the detailed video tutorials for those looking to learn intermediate and advanced editing techniques.Aaron WilliamsAaron blogs about video editing in Adobe Premiere Pro and color grading with DaVinci Resolve.  His site is a nice balance of tutorials and insights from his real-world experience editing and grading. The Post LabThe Post Lab covers post production with a focus on the independent filmmaker.  It offers an insightful mix of news, interviews, and articles.Vashi VisualsVashi Nedomansky blogs about his experiences as a professional film editor. He has worked with well known filmmakers like the Bandito Brothers & Vincent Laforet.  On his site, he shares his insights as well as a helpful template for Premiere Pro Editors. Bonus SitesHere are three popular filmmaking and video production sites you may already know and are certainly worth checking out:NoFilmSchool covers filmmaking for the indie/student filmmaker. Philip Bloom covers filmmaking from DSLR’s to high end digital cinema cameras. Philip often does in-depth cam and equipment reviews and shares his thoughts on the current state of cinematography and the video industry.Vincent LaForet also covers filmmaking from his personal perspective. He became known from the popular short film “Reverie” shot on the Canon 5DM2.last_img read more

first_imgThe 23-year-old law student, who has accused BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand of rape, was taken to Bareilly on Monday for her first semester back paper amid tight security.The law student, accused of extortion of money from Chinmayanand and presently in jail, was taken to MJP University in Bareilly for her first term LLM back paper, Superintendent of Police City Dinesh Tripathi said. The woman, who was studying in Chinmayanand’s Swami Shukdevanand Law College, was given admission to the Bareilly college on the Supreme Court’s directions in order to ensure her education. Her counsel Kulvinder Singh had moved an application before Chief Judicial Magistrate Omvir Singh to let her appear in the exam. The CJM’s court gave permission for the same on November 23, the SP said.Summons issued In another development, the Special Investigation Team probing the case has submitted a chargesheet against two BJP leaders, who have been summoned by the court. “Summonses have been sent to Chairman of Cooperative Bank D.P.S. Rathore and BJP leader Ajit Singh, who have been asked to appear before the court on December 3,” government counsel Lal Saheb said.Mr. Rathore and Mr. Singh are accused of snatching a pen drive, containing a video clip of the woman giving massage to Chinmayanand, from her in Rajasthan’s Dausa. The post-graduate student has alleged that she was physically exploited by the 72-year-old BJP leader for a over a year. Chinmayanand was booked under section 376 C of the IPC, which is usually applied in cases where a person abuses his position to “induce or seduce” a woman under his charge to have “sexual intercourse not amounting to the offence of rape”. This is a lesser charge than section 376, under which a rape convict faces a maximum punishment of life imprisonment. The punishment under section 376 C is between five and 10 years in jail. The woman and three of her friends have been arrested for demanding ₹5 crore from the BJP leader.last_img read more

first_imgIn a nod to her untiring support for refugees, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today renewed Chinese actress Yao Chen’s tenure as UNHCR’s Goodwill Ambassador for an additional two years.Filippo Grande presents a certificate of renewal to UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Yao ChenCredit/Copyright: UNHCR/Wang WeiGrandi met Yao Chen on Wednesday as part of his inaugural visit to China to explore how Beijing can play a greater role in addressing global displacement through approaches such as South-South Cooperation and the “One Belt One Road” initiative.Appointed as UNHCR’s Goodwill Ambassador in June 2013, Yao Chen was honoured at the Crystal Awards in Davos last year for her work to raise awareness of the global refugee crisis on behalf of UNHCR. With 80 million followers on Weibo – the Chinese equivalent of Twitter – she has ranked among Forbes’ World’s Most Powerful Women and Time’s 30 Most Influential People.“Thanks to Yao Chen, refugees have entered the consciousness of millions of Chinese people,” said Grandi. “Her unique voice has helped them to look beyond the numbers and see refugees as real people seeking to find some normalcy when their lives have fallen apart.”During her time with UNHCR, Yao Chen has met refugees in some of the world’s largest host countries, including Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Afghan refugees in Pakistan, Somali refugees in Ethiopia and Myanmar refugees in Thailand.“Refugees can often feel like a distant issue, far removed from our daily lives,” said Yao Chen. “But their plight is a symptom of the world we live in. In this global village, we are all connected and inter-dependent in one way or another.”She added that she will continue to work closely with UNHCR to bring the public’s attention to both refugee emergencies and protracted situations of displacement.last_img read more