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Serena Williams’ US Open bodysuit turns heads during win over Maria Sharapova

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first_imgAugust 27, 2019 /Sports News – National Serena Williams’ US Open bodysuit turns heads during win over Maria Sharapova Written by Beau Lund I want 2 go on the record 2 say if Serena Williams outfit isn’t trending it should be #USOpen2019 pic.twitter.com/Ps4NVHNxEz— Erskine Edwards (@ErkdaRasta) August 27, 2019 Serena Williams is owning that court all while rocking that outfit #USOpen— Tamara César (@tamaraatiscesar) August 27, 2019 Meanwhile, Serena Williams’ outfit #USOpen pic.twitter.com/h7vnAAIstt— Frey (@JnrFrey) August 26, 2019Others thought it wasn’t her best — and one Twitter user likened it to a scuba suit. Loving all the comments on Serena’s outfit. She just won that set in 24 minutes #Serena #USOpen— Wendy (@9_stafford_fan) August 27, 2019 Oh Serena, please don’t. Please don’t wear that outfit. It’s just not good. This is a tennis match not a scuba dive. #USOpen #tennis— Elaine Marshall ACWP (@ejerl) August 27, 2019The 2018 U.S. Open runner-up was previously penalized for a “Black Panther”-inspired bodysuit at Roland Garros for the 2017 French Open.Williams’s 6-1, 6-1 victory against Sharapova marked the 19th consecutive win against the Russian tennis player.Post-U.S. Open competition, Williams’ fashion will again be on display, this time for her S by Serena label FW19 runway show on Sept. 10.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailScott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Serena Williams cruised through her opening U.S. Open match against Maria Sharapova, and her apparel became a big topic of discussion along with the speedy win in straight sets.The 23-time Grand Slam winner sported a sleek shortened black bodysuit by Nike during the debut match at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y.And as usual, her outfit sparked a debate. Many loved the bold look.last_img read more

Love leads Utah State to 38-25 victory over New Mexico

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first_imgNovember 30, 2019 /Sports News – Local Love leads Utah State to 38-25 victory over New Mexico Tags: Jordan Love/Mountain West/Utah State Aggies Football Associated Press FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jordan Love threw three touchdown passes to three different receivers and Gerold Bright ran for 113 yards and a score Saturday as Utah State beat New Mexico 38-25 in Lobos’ coach Bob Davie’s final game with the team.Freshman quarterback Trae Hall, in his first career start, rushed for 115 yards and two scores and threw two touchdown passes for the Lobos.Leading 7-0 after a quarter, the Aggies (7-5, 6-2 Mountain West) rolled to four touchdowns in the second quarter to hold a 31-6 lead at the break. Utah State took advantage of two fumble recoveries and an interception in the quarter to fuel its surge.New Mexico (2-10, 0-8) got as close as 31-18 in the third quarter before Love completed his third scoring pass, this one to Siaosi Mariner, restoring a three-score advantage.BIG PICTUREUtah State: The Aggies earned bowl eligibility for the eighth time in nine seasons. Twice Utah State has played in Albuquerque’s New Mexico Bowl, including last season, winning 52-13 over North Texas.New Mexico: The Lobos concluded their third straight losing season and sixth in eight years under Davie. The Lobos end the season with a nine-game losing streak. This is the first time the team has gone winless in Mountain West play and the first time without a conference win since 1990.UP NEXTUtah State: The Aggies look forward to a bowl appearance and several projections are putting the Aggies in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise on Jan. 3.New Mexico: With the end of the regular season, the Lobos will begin the search for a new head football coach immediately, New Mexico athletic director Eddie Nuñez said earlier in the week. Written bylast_img read more

Housing charities criticise letting agents over Covid performance

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first_imgHome » News » COVID-19 news » Housing charities criticise letting agents over Covid performance previous nextCOVID-19 newsHousing charities criticise letting agents over Covid performanceShelter and Generation Rent drub agents for being too inflexible and not sympathetic enough when dealing with tenants before and during crisis.Nigel Lewis30th June 20202 Comments1,148 Views Leading pro-tenant campaigning group Shelter has claimed its latest research shows that during the Covid crisis tenants have had a better experience if they’ve been managed directly by landlords, rather by lettings agents.The remarks were made during a parliamentary Covid evidence sessions yesterday by the charity’s spokesperson Ruth Ehrlich (pictured, above)She said Shelter’s research shows that 36% of landlords have been supportive of their tenants during the crisis, but that only 22% of agent-managed tenants said the same thing. “It’s quite a significant difference,” Ehrlich added.The comments were made when she, Caitlin Wilkinson of Generation Rent and Chris Norris of the National Residential Landlords Association were quizzed yesterday by MPs on the MHCLG Select Committee about pre-action protocols, lead by its chair Clive Betts.These are to be introduced by the judiciary to force landlords and their agents to do more due diligence on tenants including assessing their mental health before possession hearings can proceed.Thumbs downAsked by Liverpool MP Ian Byrne about whether it would be a good idea to have letting agents dealing with these protocols, both Shelter and Generation Rent gave agents the thumbs down.“The reason for this is that the evidence we have so far from renters who are negotiating with letting agents rather than with landlords suggest that agents are being significantly less flexible, scrupulous and sympathetic than individual landlords,” said Wilkinson.“We’ve had people show us blanket emails which have been sent to groups of tenants demanding rent in full even though it’s not clear whether this was done with the landlords’ permission or not.“We are not convinced that agents would comply with all the steps in the protocol, but at the moment the evidence we have is anecdotal and needs further investigation.”Chris Norris of the NRLA said he agreed that landlords have greater motivation to be sympathetic and get things done properly because it will be they who suffer if a case is adjourned because the pre-action protocol hasn’t been followed properly.“That being said, I wouldn’t want to tar every letting agent with the same brush,” he said.Caitlin Wilkinson ian byrne Ruth Ehrlich Generation Rent MHCLG Shelter chris norris nla June 30, 2020Nigel Lewis2 commentsPossession Friend, Possession Friend Possession Friend 30th June 2020 at 7:36 pmEasy for No Shelter to be critical of Landlords or this time, Agents – when Shelter don’t provide ANY accommodation.If it wasn’t for The Govt funding Shelter by a third of their income to ‘ give Advice ‘ to the small % of tenants who need it, and therefore the Govt’s Charity Commission quango deeming Shelter ‘untouchable’ their Charity status farce would be revealed and dealt with.Of course the Advice funding to Shelter is in addition to Citizens Advice, legal Aid and copious Local law centers. Seems the tiny percentage of bad tenants get a disproportionate amount of unwarranted Tax-payers support. !Log in to ReplyKristjan Byfield, base property specialists ltd base property specialists ltd 30th June 2020 at 11:24 amI have tweeted a thread response to them defending our incredible industry. I would appreciate as many agents retweeting that as possible- I’m @KristjanByfieldLog in to ReplyWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

Top News of 2012

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first_img View post tag: News by topic Top News of 2012 View post tag: of The defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Royal Thai Navy for the upgrading of the command and control system on the aircraft carrier H.T.M.S. Chakri Naruebet. The order amounts to MSEK 180.The contract involve upgrading the aircraft carrier with the latest generation of command and control system, 9LV Mk4. Saab will also supply data-link equipment to the ship, which will allow communication between the ship and the Royal Thai Air Force’s Gripen fighter aircraft and the airborne radar system Erieye, carried by the Saab 340 AEW…7. July USS Abraham Lincoln Arrives in Turkey Appearing at the Defexpo India-2012 exhibition, president of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Roman Trotsenko confirmed that two Project 11356 frigates and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya would be delivered to Indian Navy in 2012, reports RIA Novosti.Besides, Trotsenko said Russia would complete modernization of another Indian Project 877EKM diesel electric submarine.According to USC, “totally, we’re executing over ten India’s naval orders”… 1. January US Navy to Deploy Third Carrier Group to Persian Gulf 6. June SAAB to Equip HTMS Chakri Naruebet 3.March Coalition Warship Provides Assistance to MT Stolt Valor in Persian Gulf 11. November Navy to Decommission USS Enterprise 5. May Russia: Ivan Gren to Get Twin Sister View post tag: Defence Russian landing ships Azov and Nikolai Filchenkov left Novorossiysk for Syrian port Tartus with marines and several combat vehicles onboard, reported Russian General Staff on Monday.“Having taken special-task marine units and several combat vehicles aboard, landing ships Azov and Nikolai Filchenkov left Novorossiysk for Syria”, reports Interfax referring to the source… 8. August Video: USS Porter Collides with Japanese Oil Tanker, No Injuries The US will dispatch another carrier strike group led by USS Enterprise to the Persian Gulf in March 2012, reported US Navy on Jan 25.The carrier group based in Norfolk, VA will also include a guided missile cruiser and three guided missile destroyers, reports Interfax.USS Abraham Lincoln had already entered the Persian Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz on Jan 22. She is escorted by a guided missile cruiser and two destroyers (USN), one British and one French warships…. 9. September Russia: Fire Incident at Corvette Soobrazitelny View post tag: Navy January 1, 2013 4.April Russia to Deliver Frigates, Aircraft Carrier to Indian Navy in 2012 10. October Russia Rejects India’s Claims for INS Vikramadiya Delivery Penalty Corvette Soobrazitelny happened to be motionless in the western part of the Baltic Sea due to fire in the ship’s engine room.According to information available to Central Navy Portal, although the crew managed to extinguish the fire, as a result of firefighting activities some equipment was flooded by water and went out of service. No one suffered in the accident… View post tag: Top The Italian cargo vessel Enrica Lexie has been perceived anchored at the outer channel off the coast of Kochi for further investigation as it was required by Indian law enforcement agencies including the Coast Guard, Kerala Police and the Navy.The vessel sailing to Fujaria was involved in a shooting incident which took place on February 15, when her armed security guard fired at a fishing boat believing that they were being approached by pirates…. 12. December Russian Navy Sends Amphibious Ships with Marines, Armor to Syria View post tag: Defense Back to overview,Home naval-today Top News of 2012 View post tag: Naval View post tag: 2012  2. February Italian Cargo Vessel Enrica Lexie Stays at Coast of Kochi for  Further Investigation The U.S. Navy is going to scrap the nation’s oldest active duty warship USS Enterprise (“Big E”), according to CNN.USS Enterprise is the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name. Like her predecessor of World War II fame, she is nicknamed the “Big E… Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 arrived in Antalya, Turkey, for a scheduled port visit, July 17.The port visit will provide Sailors the opportunity to experience the Turkish culture and traditions, take tours of the surrounding areas, interact with Turkish citizens and unwind following an at-sea period… Russia rejected India’s claims on modernization of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (former Admiral Gorshkov), reports Defense News referring to a source in Indian defense ministry. Moreover, the Russian party declared about unlawfulness of India’s sanctions for delayed delivery of the carrier saying Indian Navy had purchased low-grade components.India planned to claim compensation from Russia for delayed delivery of Vikramaditya at the meeting of Russian and Indian defense ministers Anatoly Serdiukov and A.K. Antony. Earlier on, Russian news agencies reported that India had not made any claims and agreed with the need to improve the ship’s powerplant and delivery schedule update… Stolt Tankers B.V., a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited and operators and owners of MT Stolt Valor, confirm that the vessel suffered an explosion on board whilst transiting the Persian Gulf.A Coalition warship is presently on site and is providing assistance. We understand that 24 of the 25 crewmembers are safe and on board the Coalition vessel… It is planned to build a twin sister for large landing ship Ivan Gren recently launched in Kaliningrad under Russian Navy’s contract… Share this article The Examiner reports that a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Porter collided with a Japanese-owned bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday morning.The U.S. Navy says that no one was hurt in the collision…last_img read more

Good year for Carr’s

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first_imgThe successful integration of two mills and strong sales of speciality flours have helped Cumbria-based miller Carr’s notch up healthy sales and profit increases.For the 52 weeks to 2 September 2006, Carr’s Milling Industries announced that its food division increased its operating profit to £3.3m from the previous year’s total of £2.3m. Turnover reached £55.7m, up from £48m in 2005.Carr’s three mills in Cumbria, Fife and Essex operated at near capacity throughout the period. CEO Chris Holmes told British Baker the mills still had some spare capacity, but the company is “always looking for acquisitions if the opportunity is right”.Higher-margin speciality flours are performing particularly well, while the Kirkcaldy and Maldon mills, acquired from Meneba in November 2004, benefited from a full year’s trading and efficiencies implemented since acquisition.Carr’s warned that the coming year would present challenges. Chairman Richard Inglewood said: “The massive increase in wheat prices, combined with high-energy costs, will make it a tough year.”Holmes said Carr’s would introduce a second flour price rise, following one earlier in the year, of £25 per tonne before Christmas.last_img read more

Lindsay Lohan Wants to Play Ariel in Disney’s Live-Action The Little Mermaid

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first_img Lindsay Lohan is ready to show off her singing chops once more! Nope, not for Tina Fey’s Mean Girls musical. Her sights are set a little ways offshore. Lohan took to Instagram on February 19 to put her dream of playing Ariel in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid out into the universe.According to Us Weekly, the post, which currently is captioned simply “#thelittlemermaid,” originally read, “I will sing again, as #ariel #thelittlemermaid. @disney approve that #billcondon directs it along with my sister @alianamusic singing the theme song for the soundtrack. also @kgrahamsfb plays Ursula. Simply because, she is the best. take one. @disneystudios.” The 30-year-old actress paired a photo of her flowing auburn locks with a still of Ariel from the 1989 animated film.Lohan shouted out Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon as well as her younger sister Aliana. She also tagged athlete Kristen Graham as her dream Ursula.The role of Ariel is not cast (screen star Chloë Grace Moretz was swimming around the project for a while), but as previously reported, The Little Mermaid already has quite a creative team. Hamilton mastermind, Tony winner, Grammy winner, Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda will team up with Disney legend Alan Menken to pen new tunes (and adapt some familiar ones from Menken’s collaboration with the late Howard Ashman) for a new live action take on the beloved film.Will we find Lindsay Lohan under the sea on the big screen? If putting her dream out there works the same way for Lohan as it did for Tony nominee Norm Lewis, anything is possible. Lindsay Lohan(Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images) View Commentslast_img read more

Woodbury Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

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first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 39-year-old man was fatally hit by three vehicles while crossing a road in Woodbury on Thursday night.Nassau County police said the pedestrian was crossing Woodbury Road when he was hit by a northbound Mercedes Benz at 7:49 p.m.The victim was thrown into the opposite lane of traffic, where he was then struck by a southbound Chevy van traveling and a third vehicle. All three drivers remained at the scene.Homicide Squad detectives do no suspect any criminality.The victim’s identity wasn’t immediately released.last_img read more

In search of member value

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first_imgIn today’s increasingly competitive financial services industry, member profitability has become a vital topic. Accompanying this growing interest has been the challenge of developing and interpreting member profitability data and information. For all the talk about retaining the most profitable members and migrating the less profitable ones, few financial institutions can actually calculate profitability at the member level with any degree of accuracy. In fact, a number of financial industry studies indicate that less than one-fifth of U.S. financial institutions accurately calculate member profitability.Member profitability models provide a powerful means for linking marketing and growth strategies to “bottom-line” results. The integration of financial and transactional data into a consolidated data warehouse that allows management to focus on the value of member relationships in addition to the more traditional behavioral and demographic perspectives offered by some MCIF and CRM systems. However, navigating through the various technical and data issues related to derive accurate and usable profitability can be confusing and intimidating enough to stop many leaders.For years, traditional MCIF systems have followed various approaches in calculating member profitability, but very few have performed this calculation with any degree of accuracy. Many profit models follow a “one size fits all” approach, which is certainly easier to implement, yet fails to capture critical differences in value among members. The increased emphasis on measuring true “member relationship” value has created the demand for the next generation of business intelligence platforms to improve their capabilities in this area. To help support the development of more value-focused marketing and retention strategies, the profitability model must accurately capture the profitability drivers of each member relationship.Best practice approaches for deriving account profitability and aggregating to the member level will contain the following key components: 1) historical funds transfer pricing; 2) non-interest income and non-interest expense calculations based on member-specific transaction activity and 3) loan loss provision that reflects the inherent risk of each member. While the level of precision will vary depending on the availability of the data sources – including account-level transaction detail – the main objective should be to reflect specific member behavior in the calculation of member relationship value.As competition for identifying, retaining and growing the “ideal” members intensifies, it is no longer enough to settle for a rough idea of relative profitability. Successful marketing strategies must create opportunities to serve member needs in ways that will be profitable to the institution. Accurate member profitability information is essential to identifying where those opportunities exist. 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Bill Hasapidis Bill Hasapidis is Director of Data Analytics at Weber Marketing Group.Bill is the creator of ProfiTRAC™ a comprehensive profitability model that uses customized rule-based algorithms and integrates funds transfer … Web: www.webermarketing.com Detailslast_img read more

Wait for Mueller outcome for blame

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first_imgI would like to respond to Gerard Havasy’s letter of Feb. 21. I know both Mary Kuykendall [Feb. 14 letter] and Gerard Havasy from our days at GE. As far as I know, this is still a free country and we can express our opinions, even if others don’t agree. Referring to past administrations’ possible troubles when we have a present-day crisis of confidence in the current White House seems disingenuous to me. I suggest we hold off pointing the finger at past and present administrations until the Mueller investigation is complete. It’s interesting that Mr. Trump hasn’t implemented the Russian sanctions passed by Congress last year. Further, he still hasn’t come out and recognized the Russian meddling of our 2016 election, even when advised by his own intelligence agencies that it did and is still happening today.Douglas N. McFaddenNiskayunaMore from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesNiskayuna girls’ cross country wins over BethlehemEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusPuccioni’s two goals help Niskayuna boys’ soccer top Shaker, remain perfect Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img read more