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first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A team of scientists, led by Monash University researcher Dena Lyras,has unlocked the secrets of a disease causing bacterium that kills hospital patients worldwide. Quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote quote…Scientists have known for years that the ‘superbug’ Clostridium difficile causes severe diarrhoea in hospital patients taking antiobiotics, according to Lyras. However they could not figure out exactly how it caused illness.“When people go into hospital and are treated with antibiotics, these antibiotics do not only kill the bad bugs but the good bugs as well,” explains Lyras. “When this happens this bug is able to grow in the gut and make toxins that can kill people who are already really sick. We knew that this bacteria produces two toxins, toxin A and B, and our work aimed to identify which toxin was responsible for causing illness.”The bug is found in every hospital in Australia and was estimated in 1992 to cost each hospital $1.25 million per year. It is also believed to have contributed to 8000 deaths in Britain in 2007. Using a host of scientific procedures including DNA manipulation, Lyras and her collegues created mutants of the superbug and went on to identify that it was toxin B produced by the bacterium that caused disease. “The work we did was able to stop bacteria from making either one of the toxins- when we took toxin A away, the bug caused illness but when we took toxin B away, it didn’t, so we realised that it was toxin B that was responsible for the illness.”The discovery was recently published in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature.  Lyras reveals that her new focus now is on developing a treatment for the illness.  “There are currently antibiotics that can be used to treat this bug. The problem with this bug as with many bugs is that they develop resistance to antibiotics, and so they’re very difficult to treat once they’ve developed resistance. We are investigating a number of different ways to combat the bug and are very confident that we will find a prevention and treatment in the next five to ten years.”last_img read more

first_imgLabor has condemned Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s claim that Australia was heading for a “Greek-style economic future” as inflammatory, irresponsible and capable of harming economic confidence.The prime minister should be far more responsible than this constant scaremongering which is having a clear impact on confidence in the community. Mr Abbott pledged he would not fix the federal budget this year at the expense of households but predicted a “broad budget balance” within five years.Prime Minister Abbott says his government’s second budget will be “dull” in terms of spending cuts.“Under the former Labor government we were heading to a Greek-style economic future,” the prime minister said. In 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showed Greece’s debt was 164 per cent of GDP, while Australia’s was 42 per cent.OECD data also showed that, in 2014, Greece’s unemployment hit 26 per cent of the labour force compared with 6 per cent in Australia.Alan Tudge, parliamentary secretary to the prime minister, says this is the constant argument from those who dismiss Australia’s debt as a problem: debt levels in places such as Greece are well over 100 per cent of gross domestic product while in Australia they are 15 per cent.He says Greece may have higher debt levels than Australia but it didn’t start that way. Rather, it started with low debt but found it impossible to stop its growth (despite repeated warnings) until it was too late. This is the real context for our debate.He says when Greece started to receive warnings about its debt levels back in the ’80s, it didn’t act. By the ’90s it started to cut back on some spending but couldn’t do enough. By the 2000s, it was too late. Australia is not Greece – the Greece of today or even the Greece of 1980. “Nevertheless, the lesson is clear: once a country is on a debt pathway it is difficult to turn it around. And what can start as a smaller debt can quickly become a seismic one,” Mr Tudge said. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

Bernardo Silva wants Man City to become serial winners

first_imgManchester City will be striving to make history at Wembley on Sunday as they try to retain a trophy for the first time against Chelsea.Bernardo Silva feels City need to start becoming serial winners by defending their titles starting with the Carabao Cup on Sunday.A win for the Citizens will secure their sixth triumph in the competition and means only Liverpool, with eight, have won it more times.And Bernardo confirmed that keeping a grip on the cup would be a big boost.“Not only winning it once but keep winning and winning. We know we have the squad to do that but our opponents are very strong and it won’t be an easy job. We will do our best to try.”The Portuguese midfielder dismissed their recent 6-0 whitewash over Chelsea, suggesting the result is irrelevant.“To be honest we should forget that match because it won’t happen again. We are not expecting the same result,” he said via Manchester News.“We are playing against one of the best sides in the world even though lately their results are not the best for them.”WolverhamptonMatch Preview: Wolverhampton vs Chelsea Boro Tanchev – September 13, 2019 Wolverhampton will host Chelsea at the Molineux Stadium in one of the most interesting Premier League games this weekend.City did a number on Chelsea in that league meeting, after losing 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in December, by closing down main supply route Jorginho.And Bernardo warned it will take the same application and energy to win at Wembley.Here is Bernardo Silva…And Raheem Sterling rattles it home…and once more City are in front 😍😍😍😍 pic.twitter.com/383P7tf5pt— Nyame Ba (@JeffBazza10) February 15, 2019“Against this kind of players you can never relax and if you give them time to think, time to play, and time to decide they will destroy you,” he said.“So yes we have to play with the same intensity and try to win another trophy.”Guardiola’s men head into the tie in a confident mood after beating Schalke 3-2 in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16.last_img read more

first_imgTesoro, Savage executives plan meeting with local officialsTop executives of San Antonio, Texas-based Tesoro Corp. and Utah-based Savage Corp. will be in Vancouver next week to meet with elected officials and business leaders, according to an email sent to some business leaders about a closed meeting with the executives on Tuesday.The email sent by Kelly Love Parker, president and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, indicated that the meeting would be attended by Tesoro executives Keith Casey, senior vice-president, and Brian Sullivan, vice-president of corporate affairs. Nathan Savage, a senior vice-president of Savage Corp., was also scheduled to attend.Parker said the meeting was being organized by Tesoro and that the chamber’s role was simply to extend an invitation to its members.A new study commissioned by the Port of Vancouver has found a very low likelihood of a train derailment on tracks that run alongside a waterfront redevelopment project whose leader says will largely be ruined if an oil-by-rail transfer terminal is built at the port.A port spokeswoman said Friday the study — which focuses on a key 3,000-foot-long segment of the port’s rail corridor that begins just west of Columbia Street — reflects the port’s longstanding commitment to safety in handling a variety of cargo. But it also benefits the “community conversation” about the proposal by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies to handle oil at the port, said Theresa Wagner, the port’s communications manager.last_img read more

first_imgLowell Thomas Jr., a former Alaska lieutenant governor, author, adventurer, glacier pilot and son of the legendary broadcaster, has died.Listen Now Lowell Thomas Jr. in 1975 (Photo courtesy of the Alaska Department of Education)His daughter, Anne Donaghy, confirmed his death Monday to The Associated Press. She says her father died Saturday at his home in Anchorage, Alaska, days shy of his 93rd birthday.He was born in London on Oct. 6, 1923, to Lowell Jackson Thomas and Frances Ryan Thomas. His early childhood was spent in New York City, where his father had a nightly radio broadcast.He was a flight instructor during World War II, and flying and skiing became lifelong passions. He and his wife flew across the world and chronicled their work in articles and a book.They visited Alaska in 1958, and fell in love with it, moving there two years later.Thomas was a state legislator and later lieutenant governor, a post he held from 1974 to 1978.The family plans a memorial later in Anchorage.last_img read more

Prince Harry Needed to get the Queens Special Consent to Marry Meghan

first_imgOne thing that makes a royal wedding so special is that, from beginning to end, they’re embellished with centuries-old traditions. It was no exception in the case of Prince Harry’s wedding with American actress Meghan Markle. For instance, as a royal bride, Ms. Markle was traditionally loaned a tiara by the Queen. The one that adorned Ms. Markle –or as her title now goes, the Duchess of Sussex–originally belonged to Her Majesty’s grandmother, Queen Mary. It was designed in 1932 to incorporate a separable brooch that Mary received as a wedding present on her special day in 1893. The sprigs of myrtle in the bridal bouquet is a tradition that began in 1840. Queen Victoria reportedly included the flower in her own bridal bouquet. When she subsequently received a gift of myrtle from the grandmother of her spouse, Prince Albert, Victoria had it planted at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, a favorite residence of Queen Victoria and her Prince Consort. A sprig of the same myrtle plant was used for the wedding of Princess Victoria, one of the daughters born to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and ever since has been included in the wedding bouquet of all royal brides, including Elizabeth II.Not only did the bride’s outfit follow tradition, so too did the groom’s. Prince Harry, now the Duke of Sussex, wore the frock-coat uniform of his military regiment, the Blues, and Royals, just like any other male in the family on their wedding day.Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex travel in an Ascot Landau carriage (pulled by four Windsor Grey horses) as they begin their procession through Windsor following their wedding at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018, in Windsor, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)However, for all of this to take place, it required the consent of the Queen herself, which also takes a special protocol and is a tradition in its own right, one incorporated into British law ever since 1707.Her Majesty’s formal consent for the marriage union between her grandson and Meghan Markle is recorded in a document called the Instrument of Consent. An image of the special document was released by Buckingham Palace a day ahead of the wedding ceremony; it is handwritten on vellum and illuminated with designs that represent the royal bride and groom, and their heritage.Queen Elizabeth II attends the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018, in Windsor, England. (Photo by Pool/Max Mumby/Getty Images)Earlier in 2018, the Queen approved the wedding at a privy council meeting. However, she now needed to abide with the Succession to the Crown Act (a law originally passed in 1707 and amended in 2015). Without the written declaration from the 92-year-old reigning monarch, Prince Harry, who falls sixth in the line of succession to the throne, would have otherwise been stripped of the possibility of ever becoming a reigning monarch himself–and the marriage itself declared “null and void.”8 Words you will NEVER hear the Royal Family sayOn a side note, the Royal Marriages Act 1772 required all descendants of George II (who, interestingly enough, was the last British king to appear on a battlefield) to obtain permission from the current monarch in order to marry. The law was slightly altered in 2013 so that only the first six persons in line to the throne must obtain such permission; Prince Harry was obviously not spared the protocol.The ‘Instrument of Consent’, which is the Queen’s historic formal consent to Prince William’s forthcoming marriage to Kate Middleton, is seen at the Crown Office at the House of Lords, London (Photo by Clive Gee/WPA Pool/Getty Images)The Instrument of Consent was signed “Elizabeth R.” by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with the letter R denoting Regina, the Latin word for queen. The Great Seal of the Realm can be spotted at the end of the document, part of the document, which uses the official first name, Henry, for Prince Harry, goes as follows:“NOW KNOW YE that We have consented and do by these Presents signify Our Consent to the contracting of Matrimony between Our Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales, K.C.V.O., and Rachel Meghan Markle.”Meghan Markle in March 2018 Photo By Northen Ireland Office CC By 2.0It has been noted that, unlike Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, in the Instrument of Consent for her royal wedding to Prince William in 2011, Meghan Markle is not referred to as “our trusty and well-beloved.” However, this is simply another tradition of legal terminology; only citizens of Great Britain or the Queen’s overseas Realms can be called “trusty and well-beloved” and the Duchess of Sussex is not (yet) a British citizen.Noticeable on the document are the designs on the left and the right side of the text. Included on the left is a red dragon, the emblem of Wales; three small escallops in red, taken from the Spencer family’s heraldic arms, Princess Diana of Wales’ family; and the rose, thistle, and shamrock, representing England, Scotland, and Ireland.Queen Elizabeth’s Formal Consent To Royal Wedding (Photo by Clive Gee/WPA Pool/Getty Images)On the opposite side, for Ms. Markle, is a design that depicts a similar rose, the U.S.’s national flower. There are also four poppies colored gold, a reference to Markle’s birthplace of California, and the olive branches seen on the Great Seal of the United States. The historical document includes the Commonwealth emblem, hinting at the royal couple’s pledge to follow suit as ambassadors of all the countries that are part of the Commonwealth of Nations.Markle and Prince Harry attending church on Christmas Day, 2017 Photo by Mark Jones CC-BY 2.0The vellum document, which is an exquisite parchment made from calf’s skin, was drafted by the Crown Office, and as the Buckingham Palace announcement explains, this type of parchment is reserved “only for important State documents.”Related story from us: Princess Diana, modern royal style icon, would not wear Chanel pumps after her divorce for a private reasonHad Harry failed to gain the permission of his grandmother, the royal wedding would have been invalid. Not only himself but any of his children or grandchildren would have also been excluded from ever being considered to wear the Crown. As the line of succession goes, he remains behind his father, Prince Charles; his brother, Prince William; and his nephews and niece, the children of William and his wife.last_img read more

first_img Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Oumar Maiga, a resident of Timbuktu, said the convicted man was shot in the back Tuesday evening but did not die until several hours later.The family of the man, a Tuareg who was a member of a separatist rebel group, had offered compensation to the victim’s family but it had not been accepted.He was brought in handcuffs to an area between two hotels in Timbuktu and seated with his legs pointed toward Mecca before a judge then ordered the sentence to be carried out.The al-Qaida-linked militants seized control of northern Mali earlier this year, taking advantage of a power vacuum in the distant capital back in March when mutinous soldiers overthrew the democratically elected government.The north of Mali has become increasingly repressive in recent months, according to human rights groups.Also Tuesday, Islamists gave 20 lashings to four people in the town of Douentza who had been accused of drinking beer.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5 treatments for adult scoliosis Comments   Share   Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Associated PressBAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Radical Islamists in northern Mali executed a man on Tuesday evening who had been accused of killing someone, a punishment that was witnessed by about 600 people in the town of Timbuktu.The public execution was the latest move by the militants to impose their strict interpretation of Islamic Shariah law. Previously the Islamists have stoned to death a couple accused of adultery, and carried out at least eight amputations.center_img Sponsored Stories Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center Top Stories last_img read more

Problems pile up for Greek boatbuilders as taxes bite

first_img Comments   Share   The biggest gainers are foreign-owned boats or vessels used for work like those of fishermen — they are exempted from the tax.For many, it’s a case of finding the money or running up arrears and facing a fine with interest on top. Officials say they don’t have exact figures on how many boat owners would be affected by the tax.And there are doubts the moves will achieve what is hoped for — getting some easy cash back into state coffers.“I don’t believe they will have any income from this because even if someone would like to buy something, he would prefer to go to Italy or to another country to buy it,” said Vernicos.George Riginos, a partner in the family-owned Riginos Yachts located in the well-to-do Athens suburb of Glyfada, said chasing buyers away with higher taxes can only be damaging by putting a whole host of people along the chain out of work — from builders at shipyards to crew members and cleaners.The Greek government’s message of going after the “rich, capitalist yacht owners” just doesn’t ring true, according to Riginos.“It’s a pity,” he said. “Last year was the best year in sales in a long time and now that looks to be reversed.” Sponsored Stories Top Stories In order to get its third financial bailout in five years, Greece’s government has had to introduce a series of economic reforms and austerity measures — just to get discussions started.One involves the extension of an annual luxury tax to all recreational boats over 16.4 feet (5 meters), so it’s not just your average Catamaran that’s a feature across countless harbours in the Aegean Sea.Another has been increasing that tax to 13 percent from 10 percent.The combination, according to Kranitis, could prove to be the final death knell for an industry that’s already seen boat registrations shrink from a high of 11,112 in 2007 to just over 2,500 last year.“We’re being destroyed,” said Kranitis who also heads the Greek Boat Builders’ Association. “I can’t understand what these people in government are thinking.”With a coastline that’s 10,720 miles (17,250 kilometers) in length, which according to the Greek Boat Builders’ Association is equal to two-thirds of Africa’s, Greece is one of the world’s great maritime jewels with its hundreds of islands, picture-perfect bays and seaside tavernas. In any case, Vernicos says the rich will work out a way of avoiding taxes.“When you put taxes, you attack the more poor people, if I can say, rather than the very rich,” he said.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Mesa family survives lightning strike to homecenter_img New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies ATHENS, Greece (AP) — At its height eight years ago, George Kranitis’ family-owned shipyard in Patra, Greece’s third-largest city, employed some 35 people and sold around 340 boats annually.But after years of biting recession, Kranitis has had to fire almost everyone at the 10,000 sq. foot (3,050 sq. meters) yard.And if that wasn’t enough, things just got a whole lot more taxing — literally. Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall So the fate of the boating industry resonates far and wide in Greece.“Greece is a yachting paradise, a place where everyone likes to have a small boat,” said Greek Tourism Federation chief George Vernicos who also heads his own yacht business.Anyone thinking of raising some cash to make ends meet by selling a boat will struggle as the sales tax has also been increased by a whopping 10 percentage points to 23 percent — that’s unlikely to encourage buyers.Opting to hold on doesn’t come cheap. The owner of a 33-foot (10 meter) speed boat valued at 16,000 euros ($17,600) would have to pay 2,080 euros annually. For a 33-foot sailboat or yacht valued at 28,500 euros that comes with accommodation space for passengers, the amount jumps to 3,700 euros each year.There are some reliefs.For instance, if a boat is declared to be out of use for certain months of the year, say over winter, the tax is reduced accordingly. The vessel’s age can also be taken into account and so can the owner’s — pensioners get a big discount. There’s also a discount for boats made in Greece exclusively out of wood and fashioned according to traditional methods. Patients with chronic pain give advice Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 file photo, a man holds his fishing rod upright near a passing yacht, in Faliro, southern Athens. In order to get its third bailout in five years, on July 2015, Greece’s government has had to introduce a series of economic reforms and austerity measures. One involves the extension of an annual luxury tax to all recreational boats over 16.4 feet (5 meters), so it’s not just your average Catamaran that’s a feature across the countless harbors in Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)last_img read more

by Victoria Ahearn The Canadian Press Posted

first_img by Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press Posted May 30, 2019 1:03 pm PDT Toronto Raptors fans line up to get into the fan area known as “Jurassic Park” outside the Scotiabank Arena ahead of game one of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, in Toronto on Thursday, May 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TORONTO — While most Toronto Raptors fans are likely hoping for a quick and victorious end to the NBA Finals matchup against Golden State, Bart Yabsley wants it to go on as long as possible.The recently appointed president of Sportsnet has been celebrating record-breaking ratings for the Rogers Media network during the team’s unprecedented playoff run and is hoping for the same as it airs several games of the finals.Sportsnet and Bell Media’s TSN split the Raptors’ broadcast schedule in Canada.For the finals, Sportsnet has the rights to broadcast Games 1, 3, 5 and 7, which would take place in Toronto and no doubt be a ratings boon.“If it gets to Game 7, there will be a party at our shop,” Yabsley said Thursday in an interview before Game 1, which he planned to attend.“I’m happy to say I hope it goes to Game 7. We will be nervous. I’ll probably be more nervous in Game 6: ‘Do we get Game 7 or not?’”Saturday night’s decisive sixth game of the Eastern Conference final, in which the Raptors beat the visiting Milwaukee Bucks, shattered the NBA’s Canadian television audience record.Sportsnet said an average of 3.1 million viewers tuned in for that game — well above the previous record of an average of 2.2 million, set in Game 7 of the second round against the visiting Philadelphia 76ers.Sportsnet’s three games shown during the East final had a series average of 2.1 million viewers, a 77 per cent increase from the Raptors’ other conference final appearance in 2016.“We’re talking quantum leaps here,” Yabsley said.“I think our regular season audience was up 44 per cent over last year.” Such numbers rival those of the last Grey Cup, which netted an audience of around 3.1 million, said Yabsley.“That’s the kind of thing that gets me excited,” he said. “Three million people is a lot of people. We’re in major, major sporting event territory.”The Raptors aren’t just a slam dunk for ratings.On Saturday, Sportsnet set a one-day record for sales for its one-week pass to its Sportsnet Now live streaming service, said Yabsley.The Raptors’ success has also offered Sportsnet a chance to broaden, nationalize and grow its audience, he added.Yabsley hopes there’s also “a carry-over impact” when the season is over, with the creation of new fans who will watch the next regular season for the first time.“It’s a very different crowd than other sports, because of its diversity: ethnic, male, female. It cuts across a broad spectrum of society,” Yabsley said, adding Raptors’ audiences also skew a bit younger.“It’s a very attractive audience for advertisers.”Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press Sportsnet hopes NBA Finals reach Game 7 as Raptors prove slam dunk for ratingslast_img read more

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create a crowd and you push back on them and you tell them they are not welcome anymore anywhere” Waters said during the weekend rally Her comments drew backlash from the President who responded on Twitter by calling her an “extraordinarily low IQ person” House Speaker Paul Ryan called for Waters to apologize on Tuesday saying “there is just no place for that in our public discourse” Write to Katie Reilly at KatieReilly@timecomIDEAS Kluger is Editor at Large for TIME Anger is one of humanitys elemental particles Its small unstable simple to the point of crude And yet in the right densities and balances its fundamental to who we are Lately in America at least that balance has been wildly off Nobody was responsible for the slaughter in Las Vegas on Oct 1 except the monster who pulled the trigger not policymakers in Washington not anger-stokers on cable TV not even the gunmakers who manufactured the instruments that made the carnage possible The killer did the killing period But that killing came in a context and that context is anger Americans have made something of a fetish of our rage of late a fact thats even been leaking into our language The base is never just “animated” it’s always “enraged” Health care debates are never “spirited” theyre always “furious” In the run-up to the 2016 election a CNN/ORC poll found that 69% of Americans reported being either very or somewhat angry at the state of the nation That showed itself in a kind of rage voting on both sides of the political divide Trump Bernie Take that "The way the Internet and cable news work outrage over any event can be mustered easily" says David Pizarro a professor of psychology at Cornell University "We feel those emotions strongly in ways we didnt used to” Michael Kimmel a professor of sociology and gender studies at Stony Brook University in New York refers to this kind of rage as “aggrieved entitlement” the kind of luxury anger a culture can allow itself when its basic needs like food and shelter are met Still ambient anger can become a cultures dry leaves kindling lying everywhere thats utterly harmless but only until it meets an errant spark and a good gust of wind Mental illness may be the spark As for the wind Rage or worse contempt can be more than enough especially in the case of racially or politically motivated killings like Charlottesville or the Charleston church shooting "We are increasingly dividing ourselves into in-groups and out-groups" says Pizarro "Anger and contempt can cause you to see the other group as less than your own even less human" Non-humans of course become easier to kill Worse rage easily becomes a contagion with the emotion passing from one person to the next with the ease of a virus "Social norms play incredibly important roles in shaping our behavior" says Linda Tropp professor of social psychology in the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst “We look to others in our social environment to learn whether to respond to events with violent or peaceful actions with hatred or friendliness" Certainly its impossible to blame any one mass killing including the Las Vegas slaughter on any one set of social variables Still in the same way no single heat wave can be ascribed to climate change but years of record-breaking temperatures point to a planet running a fever so too does our increasing gun violence suggest a certain national soul-sickness From 1982 to 2011 mass shootings occurred in the US about once every 173 days an already horrific figure Since then such killings have happened more than three times as frequently once every 58 days That rising tide of blood isn’t happening by itself In a less combative political environment reasonable people could agree on reasonable solutions to the gun scourge or at the very least to study and treat the problem like the public health emergency it is But the same spittle-flying fury that has us shouting past one another on cable news and talk radio prevents any rational debate in state legislatures or Congress So the guns an estimated 300 million of which are currently in circulation continue to flow into the communities where they mix with the rage which bumps into mental illness and inevitably something blows “We live in a culture that doesn’t like multi-variate equations” says Kimmel “but there are a lot of variables at play here” Murder of course can never be reduced to math but math does have something to say in all this Change a factor on the left side of an equal sign and you get a different result on the right Each of us is a part owner of our national anger and each of us can play some small role in fixing that problem Write to Jeffrey Kluger at jeffrey_kluger@timemagazinecom IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editors “Sarah Huckabee Sanders was 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remained unanswered. branches operates. To compete and be capable of winning something,” Newcastle host 15th-placed Huddersfield Town in the league on 31 March.One-Pot Caprese PastaServes: 6Ingredients:4? both at the Centre and the state, an eight-year-old girl from a nomadic community was raped and killed.The rape victim had disappeared from a spot near her house in Kathua on 10 January and a week later her body was found in the same area A Special Investigation Team of Jammu and Kashmir Police Crime Branch formed to probe the incident has arrested eight people including two special police officers (SPOs) and a head constable and a sub-inspector who were charged with destroying evidence In the Unnao case the rape survivorhas alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar at his residence on 4 June 2017 where she had gone with a relative seeking a job In February the girl’s family moved court seeking to include the MLA’s name in the rape case After this move the survivor’s father was booked by the police under the Arms Act on 3 April this year and put in jail on 5 April Alleging inaction and coercion from powerful people the rape survivorattempted self immolation in front of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s house on 8 April and the next day her father died in jail with a post-mortem report suggesting serious injuries on his body Chennai: Opposition’s presidential hopeful Meira Kumar on Saturday appealed to "all the MLAs and MPs" from Tamil Nadu to extend support to her in "this ideological war" "I have to come to this state to personally appeal to all MLAs and MPs of Tamil Nadu to support me in this ideological war" Kumar told reporters at the airport on her arrival in Chennai File image of Meira Kumar AFP The former Lok Sabha Speaker the Opposition’s pick to take on BJP-led NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential election also described Tamil Nadu as a "culturally very superior" and "politically very aware" state Extending her wishes to the people of the state who she said were "very close to her heart" Kumar also wished success to all – "Dalits tribals women and people cutting across all castes and religion" The Presidential aspirant greeted people with the traditional salutation in Tamil saying "vanakkam" She was later scheduled to seek support of MPs and MLAs of DMK Congress and IUML at a star hotel in Chennai besides calling on DMK chief M Karunanidhi who is recuperating from an illness at his Gopalapuram residence TNCC president S Thirunavukkarasar and senior Congress functionaries accorded a grand welcome to Kumar" The person who is committing these crimes is also someone’s son,"Senator representing Bauchi Central,” Write to Tessa Berenson at tessa.

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the YCE Secretary General, investigations into the alleged offences were at various stages and that the suspects would be prosecuted afterwards. though late, Fayose said he was particularly happy that notable leaders in the country,” The Speaker explained that it was for this reason that the House of Representatives resolved to mandate the Joint Committee to investigate the issue in the “interest of accountability and transparency. “He can beat his chest and say ‘I have delivered on revamping the economy.

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Laxmaan; what a maan? When sung with a bit of calypsothe jingle stayed in the head for life Those who say Laxman was unsung should have heard this one The respect Laxman commands in his profession makes him much more than a cricketer whose timing they applauded in all time zones In a dressing room of unending intrigueLaxmans was the saneunaligned and strong voice He was beyond cliques and camps He could joke with both Dhoni and Sehwag yessimultaneously He was among the few who could take liberties with Zaheer Khanthe pace spearhead with an attitude And Laxman remained Laxman even when he moved to Rohit Sharma after a chat with Tendulkar and Dravid Laxmans Hyderabadi style of acknowledging a moment of fun at net sessions with a clap that would start from above the shoulder and end with an extended follow through after landing on a team mates palmhad an echo that defused many tense situations Never part of any power equation or captaincy struggleLaxman had his personal pursuits Last yearwhen the hoodies looted Birminghams high street during Indias cricket tourthe team manager sent an emergency SMS to all the cricketerswho were out shopping Laxman was safe; he was at a temple in the citys outskirts A deeply religious personLaxman would spend most evenings away from the spirited gossip sessions Magical on the field and spiritual off itLaxman was always dignified during his time in India whites StatisticallyLaxman will always be fourth or even fifth in a misleadingfigure-heavy ranking of Indian batsmen from the 1990s and 2000s But there is a lesson for all in the way Laxman dealt with his position in the team In a highly competitive worldlaced with insecurities and subterfugeLaxman was at peace with himself and the hierarchy He went about doing his things in his own way His fame and legacy shows that there are pedestals beyond the podium too Its not always about finishing first sandeepdwivedi@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 8 2017 9:35 pm AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with his wife Sunita Kejriwal (Representational image) (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) Related News Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s wife Sunita Kejriwal took to Twitter on Monday and said that her brother-in-law was no more after sacked minister Kapil Mishra had alleged in a press conference that Kejriwal and Satyendar Jain had helped the former’s brother-in-law in clearing a land deal “My brother in law is no more n this stupid man is speaking all written script without any mind” Sunita Kejriwal said in her tweet referring to Mishra My brother in law is no more n this stupid man is speaking all written script without any mind — Sunita Kejriwal (@KejriwalSunita) May 8 2017 Meanwhile AAP’s PAC met on Monday and took the decision to suspend Mishra’s premiere party membership The series of allegations and counter-allegations began on Saturday after Mishra was removed from Kejriwal’s Delhi Cabinet As soon as the news of his removal from the Cabinet surfaced Mishra took to Twitter and claimed that he will make a big expose related to water tanker scam Addressing the media on Sunday Mishra trained his guns at Kejriwal and accused him of having received Rs 2 crore in bribe Mishra alleged that he had seen Health Minister Satyendar Jain handing the cash to Kejriwal at latter’s official residence The AAP however rubbished all the allegations and in-turn accused Mishra of colluding with the BJP Speaking to media on Monday Mishra intensified his attack and further claimed that Jain had actually helped Kejriwal’s brother-in-law in acquiring a piece of land in Delhi’s Chhattarpur area The rift in AAP comes close to the heels of another internal crisis the party was facing after party’s senior leader Kumar Vishwas was accused by Amanatullah Khan of working for BJP Vishwas was later made the chief of party’s Rajasthan unit and Khan was shown the door Meanwhile Congress and BJP have jumped to the opportunity and demanded Kejriwal’s resignation from the CM post and launching a probe against him For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: July 13 2016 10:22 pm For frizz-free hair during the rainy season style them into a neat bun or tie them in a ponytail or a braid Top News Planning to be a fashionista among your friends in college with your style statement this monsoon Then go for jelly shoes cotton shorts and a neat bun this rainy season says an expert Dharmender Khanna Director Categories at e-commerce platform ShopClues shares some interesting dressing tips where you can counter monsoon woes with style and comfort * When it comes to choosing footwear during monsoon jelly shoes flats floaters and any other sturdy footwear will be your best pick Leather shoes or sandals are a strict no-no during rains as they tend to soak water Also avoid slip-ons or loose sandals that would squirt mud on you * For frizz-free hair during the rainy season style them into a neat bun or tie them in a ponytail or a braid * Your denims might not be a comfortable wear during monsoon as they take more time to dry It’s better to go for cotton shorts and capris * With the monsoon setting in quicker this year one thing that you need to keep in mind is to opt for the right fabric Some of the most favoured fabrics for the season are cottons mul fabric and light-weight silk * Don’t hesitate to define your looks with bold colours this season The brighter the better Make sure that your make-up essentials are waterproof and oil-free * Spice up your look this monsoon with subtle neon-coloured water proof bags raincoats boots hats and belts Neon is in this season So you won’t have problem sporting your favourite accessory For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsUpdated: January 2 2017 8:30 am 2017 is expected to have a good start with Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees Top News Much-awaited film releases big-ticket gigs cult shows and international art events Presenting the cultural highlights of 2017 Promising Start After the disappointing box-office collection of Hindi films last year 2017 is expected to have a good start with Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees and Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil It’s the big clash of 2017 as both the films release on January 25 But before that get set for Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Haraamkhor on January 13 whose release was cleared by the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) recently The other big releases of the year are Vishal Bharadwaj’s Rangoon (February 23) which is a romance-drama set against war; the delayed Jagga Jasoos (April 7) directed by Anurag Basu with Ranbir Kapoor in the lead; and Bahubali 2 (April 28) a much-awaited sequel directed by SS Rajamouli The Ladies in LA They have both worked their way up to occupy the top spots in Bollywood and have since trained their eyes Westwards Priyanka Chopra turned singer first then made her international TV debut with Quantico before signing her first Hollywood film On the other hand Deepika Padukone went on directly to make her big screen debut And this year will see their Hollywood films hit the screens First up is Padukone’s XXX: Return of Xander Cage in January where she appears alongside Vin Diesel while Chopra will be the antagonist in the reboot of Baywatch which has Dwayne Johnson lead the squad of lifeguards International fare Some of the Oscar front-runners such as Dev Patel’s Lion Casey Affleck’s Manchester by the Sea Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight and Natalie Portman’s Jackie have already piqued the interest of movie buffs Other interesting projects to look forward to are Beauty and the Beast Spider-Man: Homecoming Battle of the Sexes featuring Emma Stone and Steve Carell Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express Not to be missed is DC comic’s Wonder Woman — the inspiring female superhero in an ocean of male superheroes — on screen this year Israeli actor-model Gal Gadot-Varsanooman will play the lead role in the film which is slated for a June release Darker Things We have come a long way from the dark days of the late ’90s and early aughts when sitcoms with laughter tracks were the norm If 2016 offered us a mere sip of wonderfully dark off-kilter content in the form of Westworld Fleabag The Night Manager Stranger Things and The Night Of then 2017 is set to get even more intense Among the new shows that will premiere this year are a bunch of book adaptations including Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale Neil Gaiman’s bestselling fantasy American Gods and the deliciously weird Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events which will see Neil Patrick Harris star as the evil Count Olaf This year will also see two cult television shows being rebooted — the David Lynch-directed Twin Peaks featuring many of the original cast members including Kyle MacLachlan and Star Trek: Discovery which is the first in the series after 2005’s Star Trek: Enterprise But perhaps the weirdest show on TV — and not necessarily in a good way — will be Riverdale a dark subversive take on the world of Archie Comics which will feature murder betrayal and an Archie Andrews with chiselled abs There is also the seventh season of the much-loved Game of Thrones on TV this year Hopefully fans will also get a healthy dose of fantasy violence and gore if the much-anticipated sixth book of A Song of Ice and Fire series called Winds of Winter by George RR Martin releases in 2017 The author hopes fans will keep checking his blog to know the actual release date Udta Punjabi AFTER making waves in Punjabi music and films Diljit Dosanjh impressed everyone with his stellar performance in Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab His beautiful rendition of Ek kudi…also won him accolades In 2017 the actor has not one but two Hindi films slated — Phillauri and Kaneda both with actor Anushka Sharma He will be seen flexing some muscle in the Punjabi film Super Singh and will also judge a music reality show this year Form Matters It is not everyday that one gets to see hand sketches of some of the world’s most iconic buildings in India This year you will “India Arch Dialogue 2017” brings to Delhi for the first time a compendium of drawings by 20 international architects in February Taking forward their initiative towards a collaborative platform for art architecture interiors and visual arts FCML — the luxury lifestyle brand — will work on the premise that “Architecture is Art” The event at Gallery IAQ Delhi from February 3 to 21 will host 60 projects 30 talks and will see Indian architects presenting their work Waxing Eloquent London’s Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is set to open its India franchise this year As many as 90 statues will be unveiled at the Delhi space in June From Mahatma Gandhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi from actors Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar — the museum above Regal cinema in Connaught Place will represent people from various fields There will also be statues from Tussauds’ international galleries Black-ish Using a kind of scorched earth policy charcoal is growing increasingly popular in culinary and cocktail circles both nationally and internationally Industry experts predict a flare up in the number of chefs and mixologists infusing dishes and drinks with its smoky notes through smoking and other techniques Chefs however need to be careful while using charcoal as it is a carbon which can be harmful India Art Fair The sales might be down but the art market in India is buzzing nevertheless The new year will begin on a promising note with the India Art Fair (IAF) in Delhi Apart from the showcase at NSIC Grounds in Okhla the event will see several significant collaterals and exhbitions across the city While Jitish Kallat will present over two decades of his work in the exhibition “Here After Here” at the National Gallery of Modern Art the line-up of solo shows includes artists such as Prabhavathi Meppayil GR Iranna and Vibha Galhotra At the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art Roobina Karode will curate “ReVisions: Perusals on the Indian Modern A Consortium of Exhibitions” presenting a dialogue between visual arts architecture theatre and photography Spade Full Founded in 1993 by former style editor Kate Brosnahan and business partner husband Andrew Spade the Kate Spade New York label is one of America’s best known handbag and accessories brands today In association with Reliance Brands Limited the label will mark its India debut this year Starting March the brand will be sold from stores in Delhi Love Actually Manav Kaul returns to the stage after a decade with Chuhal a romcom that centres around a liberated woman and a man with conventional ideas The play was staged in Mumbai in November and it’s only now that it comes to Delhi In Chuhal Kaul plays Sudhir a school teacher who is looking for a bride among the families of a provincial town He seems to have found the perfect girl in Aarti (played bySugandha Garg) but she turns him down A dialogue begins between the two on their idea of love and that forms the premise of the play which will be staged at Sathya Sai Auditorium in Delhi on January 15 Summer dreamin’ Mumbai-based director Atul Kumar steps into the strange forest withA Midsummer Night’s Dream? and large format retailers. 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