Mauritius Oil Refineries Limited (MOR.mu) 2017 Abridged Report

first_imgMauritius Oil Refineries Limited (MOR.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Food sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about Mauritius Oil Refineries Limited (MOR.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mauritius Oil Refineries Limited (MOR.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mauritius Oil Refineries Limited (MOR.mu)  2017 abridged results.Company ProfileMauritius Oil Refineries Limited deals in the production and distribution of edible crude oils, which includes the refinery, packaging and marketing of the finished products. The company also engages in the manufacturing of metal cans and plastic containers. Moroil operates through its subsidiaries, wholly owned Proton Limited, engaged in the rental services; Metal Can Manufacturers Limited, a metal containers manufacturer, in which it holds a 50.11% stake, as well as Pharmalab Plastic Supplies Limited, a plastic bottles manufacturer, in which the Company holds a 51.22% stake. The company has divided its activities into segments, which include oil products, metal cans and plastic containers, imported food products, and others. Mauritius Oil Refineries Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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3 reasons why I don’t think this is the beginning of a serious stock market crash

first_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! With extensive news coverage and some headline-grabbing financial commentators, there is an argument to be made that the coronavirus and the impact of it could push the UK into a recession. Not only this, but some are forecasting a full-blown stock market crash, beyond the fall we have seen over the past few weeks.A crash does not have a specific percentage fall attached to it. But usually a 10% drop is seen as a correction, whereas a 25% drop is seen as a crash. The timing also changes the definition. If an index loses 25% over 10 years it would not be termed a crash. But if it fell by that amount in a month then it certainly would be!5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Regardless of how you define a crash, it is bad news for investors. It means the share price value of your portfolio would drop significantly. But here are three reasons why I do not think 2020 will be the year of a full stock market crash.P/E ratios are not that highPrice-to-earnings ratios show how investors are valuing a company on the basis of potential future earnings. If you are very positive on the future or a firm, you may happily pay 20 or 30 times current earnings to buy the stock.The FTSE All Share average P/E ratio sits around 13, which is very comfortable and does not suggest the market is seriously overbought. Even before the correction, for most of 2019 the average P/E sat around 16-18. A historically high number has been anything of 20+. This would indicate the market is expensive and could be due a move lower to compensate. Interest rates have been cutRates are seen as a leading indicator, which means raising or cutting interest rates is seen as a preemptive move to counteract a coming problem for the economy. Yesterday the Bank of England cut interest rates by 0.5%, bringing them down to a low 0.25%. I actually see this as a positive move. This is being done as a protective measure in advance of any serious hit to the economy (and by extension the stock market).The cut in rates means that companies can borrow funds at a lower rate from the banks. This enables financing for investment or spending in other ways. It should help firms to lower costs. And this should mean a more profitable bottom line (or at least offsetting some of the fall in revenue from the virus disruption).Good 2019 corporate earningsA raft of FTSE 100 firms have reported full-year results for 2019 over the past month or so. More often than not they have been positive. For example, I reviewed both Barratt Developments and Admiral Group. I see them as buys due to those good results released recently. Yes, there is potential disruption to be caused by combative measures against the virus. But there are a lot of firms that have strong balance sheet and robust market share. I’m not saying 2020 won’t see earnings take a hit. But firms like these should be in a good position to ride it out.  I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. See all posts by Jonathan Smith Enter Your Email Address Image source: Getty Images. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”center_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Jonathan Smith does not own shares in any firm mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Admiral Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. 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Analysis: Glasgow Warriors out-think and overpower Leicester Tigers

first_imgAs for Glasgow, they head to Thomond Park where emotions will be raw. The best compliment they can pay fallen Foley is to play like this, with the same intelligent, honest industry that endeared the Munster icon to so many.Pictures courtesy of BT Sport Italian stallion: Leonard Sarto on the gallop for Glasgow Warriors …and hits Russell with a flat pass. Johnson is further out to the right, with props Fagerson and Reid primed to carry:In the event, Russell throws a mis-pass to Fagerson.Watch Brown and Hughes. They are already making their way towards the left-hand touchline in anticipation of a bounce-back pattern:Fagerson, who looks to be a hugely exciting prospect, is again strong in the collision. Johnson and Reid approach to resource the ruck as McCaffrey makes the tackle:And once the ball is recycled, Pyrgos can spin around to his left to see a promising picture. Once more, Leicester’s defence has ‘overchased’, committing too many men around the corner of the breakdown.Glasgow are in three waves, now. Strauss offers himself to Pyrgos on a short line. Further behind is Russell, who has Harley taking the same angle as Strauss. Beyond that, Hogg is circling around behind Harley with Brown and Hughes in the five-metre channel.To pick at the finest detail, Strauss’ line is arguably too acute, eating cutting across Pyrgos and meaning that Genge (marked by the lower yellow rectangle) can cover both men by standing still:When the pass goes past Strauss to Russell, Ben Youngs does extremely well to spoil what looks, even this far out, like a try-scoring chance. The England scrum-half bolts past Strauss on to Russell:Where a pass behind Harley to Hogg might present Glasgow with a three-on-one, Russell is forced to rush and can only throw a looping ball across to Hughes. Fitzgerald is able to leave Harley and drift across with Adam Thompstone:Hughes gathers on the bounce and crosses the 10-metre line. The ball is recycled and Pyrgos feeds the effervescent Gray……who steps off his right foot to head towards a gap and unbalance defenders Cole and Kitchener:This subtlety allows the hulking lock to cross the gainline. Reid, Harley and Fagerson recycle rapidly and Gray places back the ball to give Pyrgos a pristine platform.The scrum-half then notices Leicester’s fringe defenders creeping away from their positions:He throws a dummy and snipes to the verge of the 22:Because Pyrgos has run in a straight line, it is easy for the three forwards that resourced the previous breakdown to follow up and recycle again – known as ‘double-rucking’. When Pyrgos is scragged by the scrambling defence, Reid, Fagerson and Harley swoop.Once more, Glasgow recognise the value of quick ball and the necessity to step into the role of scrum-half. This time, wing Hughes is on hand……and pops from the floor to Gray:Pyrgos is back on his feet to manage the next phase and calls Harley around to the right. Notice Kitchener has identified himself as the guard:But Pyrgos initiates the same pattern that kick-started Glasgow’s first try. He arcs around Kitchener, sucking in bodyguard Dom Barrow, and looks to open up some space to the right of McCaffrey:McCaffrey responds, jamming in to close off the hole……but Harley still makes the 22, where Reid and Fagerson are waiting to hit the ruck. However, Hughes darts in as well……and is first to get over the ball:This time, both guards are set for Tigers. Still they are beaten by a run through the middle:And even if Hughes slips, Glasgow are in behind. Youngs looks to clasp on to the ball, but Fagerson catapults into him……putting him on the floor as Glasgow flood through. Brown is the next to play scrum-half, shipping on to Gray……who feeds Swinson. Note at this point that Hogg is screaming for the ball:Instead of forcing a pass, Swinson powers to within seven metres of the line. Watch Brown, the eventual try-scorer, size up the back-pedalling Leicester defenders:Hogg helps to clear the breakdown, emphasising the all-round awareness of this Glasgow team:And Pyrgos winds up to throw a pass back into midfield. Rather than hitting Fagerson though……he throws a longer, flatter ball to Brown, who has picked a hole between Kitchener and Tom Youngs:The collision is a big one……but Brown rolls off the floor before he is held……and regathers his feet as Raynal signals an advantage to Glasgow:Telusa Veainu and McCaffrey make a tackle before the try-line……but Brown is not to be denied:Glasgow snatched the lead and did not relinquish it, going further ahead before the break with a Pyrgos try before turning the screw in the second half. Aggressive line-speed and canny decision-making brought two interception scores for Bennett and Sarto.Clearly, Leicester’s defensive affairs are in disarray. Scott Hansen was sacked just over a week before this fixture, and that background story manifested itself in chaos. Welford Road has been a haven for Tigers this term and they have the talent to fix things. But with Dan Carter and Racing 92 in the East Midlands on Sunday, similar inaccuracies could produce an embarrassment. On-field action was comprehensively overshadowed by the gut-wrenching loss of Anthony Foley, but an entertaining opening round of European Champions Cup action still provided some thoroughly impressive performances.Glasgow Warriors’ efforts against Leicester Tigers started the weekend in stirring fashion. Their display in a 42-13 thrashing was superb. And fittingly, in a primal, partisan atmosphere, it felt reminiscent of Munster’s ethereal excellence of a decade ago.As with Foley’s famous team, ignited by the aggression of Paul O’Connell and co, Glasgow’s measured muscle up front proved irresistible. There were intricate attacking patterns and slick interplay, but, crucially, these facets came alongside an abrasive edge in the contact area. Scotstoun rocked as Gregor Townsend’s side imposed themselves on the occasion and dispatched Leicester.The match was encapsulated in the first two of the hosts’ five tries, both coming while flanker Ryan Wilson was in the sin bin. The Pro12 outfit did not panic. In fact, the yellow card may have even encouraged them to adopt a narrow, punchy tack. So often able to bully rivals, Tigers were tamed.Try one: Gatecrashing guardsWe begin this passage after a dominant tackle from Leicester has sapped Glasgow’s momentum close to the left-hand touchline. However, scrum-half Henry Pyrgos incites impetus once more.Hoisting the ball away from the breakdown, he curves back on himself as referee Mathieu Raynal polices the offside line:Pyrgos is quick enough to arc around Graham Kitchener in the Leicester guard position and looks to suck in bodyguard Dan Cole. With young tighthead prop Zander Fagerson arriving on the right shoulder of Pyrgos, the gap between Cole and Ellis Genge is under threat.The difficulty for Genge is that Glasgow have also deployed forward runners – locks Tim Swinson and Jonny Gray – outside Fagerson. Behind that, a second wave, organised by centre Sam Johnson, opens up the entire right-hand side of the pitch. Genge is in a dilemma. Should he jam in onto Fagerson or drift out onto Swinson?Genge steps out, offering Fagerson a gap as Cole steps in onto Pyrgos:A simple pass sets Fagerson away as Genge realises his error and jams on the brakes:Kitchener fights back from the guard position and Genge recovers……but Fagerson carries strongly……and makes significant ground. In behind the visitors, Glasgow opt to go wide and Pyrgos locates Johnson, who has moved up into the first-receiver role:Johnson throws a pass behind another wave of forward runners to Mark Bennett:The decoy angles of two back-rowers, Josh Strauss and Rob Harley, serve to slow the line-speed of Owen Williams and Mathew Tait in the Tigers midfield. Wing Tom Brady is around 25 metres infield from touchline:As the angle pans out, we can see that both Stuart Hogg and Leonard Sarto, the eventual scorer of this try, have held their width well – in the same manner as New Zealand have done during this season’s Rugby Championship.A gilt-edged chance is on the cards if the ball can be transferred into space. But Bennett drops the pass:Glasgow stay patient, though. They regroup and Pyrgos organises five phases of narrow forward carries as follows:A two-pass play back infield to the leftA one-pass play to the leftA pick-and-go to the leftA pick-and-go to the rightA one-pass play to the rightOnly at this point, inside the Leicester 22 once more, do Glasgow opt to spread the ball. Pyrgos finds Johnson, who has Hogg, Bennett and Sarto to his right. Again, there is around 20 metres outside of Brady, Leicester’s last man.Pay close attention to Finn Russell and Sarto, the two circled figures in the below screenshot. They are the central protagonists in the final phase of this try:Johnson cuts back against the grain, targeting a gap between Genge and Brendon O’Connor:The Tigers pair combine to make the tackle:Hogg hits the ruck to tacke away Genge. However, O’Connor bounces to his feet to contest alongside Lachlan McCaffrey.As Pyrgos arrives on the scene, O’Connor is grasping for the ball:Gordon Reid is next to reach the breakdown. Pyrgos looks up at referee Raynal, who informs him that O’Connor is competing legally:Pyrgos must wrestle O’Connor to the floor and Reid does the same to McCaffrey. On the right of the below screenshot, a pod of three forwards is preparing to initiate the next phase:Hogg circles back to hit the ruck a second time and Swinson assumes the role of scrum-half, stooping to find Gray, who has Fagerson on his right shoulder and Strauss on his left:Tom Youngs sprints out of the line in pursuit of Gray, but a slip to Strauss allows the number eight to make the most of the space outside of the tackler:Strauss holds firm amid the tackle of Mike Fitzgerald and Kitchener gets over the ball, but Fagerson follows up to resource the breakdown. He helps create quick, clean ball. Looking at the match clock in the top left corner……we can work out that the ruck lasts less than three seconds. Tigers are disorganised and under severe duress.Pyrgos takes the ball and crabs infield slightly. Meanwhile, Sarto bolts towards the left shoulder of Pyrgos. This holds Leicester’s fringe defence, creating a hole as McCaffrey drifts out towards Russell:A sharp pass from Pyrgos flies across the face of Sarto, bypassing Leicester guard Cole and bodyguard Fitzgerald. This isolates McCaffrey opposite Russell:Again, Glasgow have maintained the integrity of their attacking structure. They have two waves again, hooker Fraser Brown offering himself in a primary one with Bennett in behind him and Rory Hughes hugging the left touchline.This stretches Leicester collectively, and McCaffrey individually. He gets disconnected from Fitzgerald and Russell has a gap to dance into:McCaffrey and Fitzgerald do make the tackle, but not before Russell has crossed the gainline with Sarto in support:Brown smashes into Fitzgerald and Sarto is on to the ball before Pyrgos reaches the breakdown…From the reverse angle, we can follow Sarto’s opportunistic thought process.As McCaffrey and Fitzgerald halt Russell, three Tigers defenders – Cole, Ben Youngs and Tom Youngs from left to right as you see it below – curve around from the inside. Kitchener is worth highlighting too, because of his final position as the try is scored:Wary of Glasgow’s options to the left, Cole and the Youngs brothers all pass beyond the ruck without filling the left-hand guard role:Kitchener cannot get across in time and Sarto is simply able to stroll through a vacant fringe and over the line close to the posts:This is a fine example of how, even with 14 men, patience and precision from an attacking side can manipulate a defence. Just minutes later, Glasgow were in the ascendancy again.Try two: Bouncing aroundThe next sequence begins from a set-piece, Brown hitting Swinson at a shortened, four-man lineout. Pyrgos receives the ball off the top… TAGS: Glasgow WarriorsLeicester Tigers A fine win for Glasgow Warriors over their Premiership opponents was defined as they scored two tries while reduced to 14 men. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

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O House / Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture

first_imgSave this picture!©  Takumi Ota+ 24Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Area:  59 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses O House / Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture Japan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/794213/o-house-hideyuki-nakayama-architecture Clipboard Structural Engineers: Architects: Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” 2009 Projects O House / Hideyuki Nakayama ArchitectureSave this projectSaveO House / Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture CopyHouses•Kyoto, Japancenter_img Shimizu-komuten Corporation Mitsuda Structural Consultants Photographs:   Takumi Ota “COPY” ArchDaily General Contractor: Photographs Year:  Architect In Charge:Hideyuki NakayamaCurtain:Akane MoriyamaSite Area:83.33m2Built Area:42.9m2City:KyotoCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!©  Takumi OtaRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsDoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. This house is located at the beautification zone of the ancient city of Kyoto, and it is built like two lean-to extended out from the 2-story main house.The center of activities is, if anything, based on those lean-to. Those spaces are simply produced by spanning rafters between the retaining walls of the adjacent house and the main house, end various elements such as kitchen, a dining table, furniture and a bath tub are set around the main house, encircling the main house. The space is somewhat like a passage garden by alternately aligning the exterior and the lean-to along with the site boundary.Save this picture!©  Takumi OtaSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!ModelBy spending time going back and forth everyday through this passage garden, the residents can see the small and hard to grasp shape of the main house from outside in various angle. The volume of the house can appear like a tower, or a castle wall depending on the location to look at. The place where the family sleeps is on second floor of the main house and one will access from the staircase reaching out from the passage garden, therefore it is as if like going home rather than simply going to a bedroom. In this way the interior of the main house became a space slightly kept distance from the area spending daily lives. Save this picture!Courtesy of Hideyuki Nakayama ArchitectureThe inside is a curved Horizont-like space, where the portion of the staircase, the thin steelframe floor, and the equally lined fittings are scattered around without displaying a sense of distance to each other. The relationship among those elements can be visible only after the residents reside and move around, along with the furniture placed at certain locations and drops shadow of each. The gable side of the house shows the doll-house conditions, open and visible from the adjacent street.Save this picture!Courtesy of Hideyuki Nakayama ArchitectureSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!©  Takumi OtaThere was no intention from the beginning to bring in the exterior into the interior, or release the daily life of the resident to the surroundings. However, there was such a thought of providing a depth to the extent of life produced within the cityscape, site ground and the house – which we have never felt before. I imagine the sort of new, powerful residents of the house transforming the house into a living space or a cityscape, through the daily lives of the family of four fully utilizing the depth of the extent I tried to produce.Save this picture!Courtesy of Hideyuki Nakayama ArchitectureOriginally published on August 29th, 2016. Project gallerySee allShow lessShiyala Primary School / BuildX StudioSelected ProjectsOffice Complex for Gopal Printpack Solutions / I-Con Architects and Urban PlannersSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/794213/o-house-hideyuki-nakayama-architecture Clipboard CopyAbout this officeHideyuki Nakayama ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKyotoIcebergJapanPublished on July 17, 2020Cite: “O House / Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture” 17 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Sainsbury’s supports MS in Belfast

first_imgSainsbury’s supports MS in Belfast Tagged with: Ireland With almost 2,000 members, the MS Society is the leading charity providing support to people living with MS throughout Northern Ireland. Howard Lake | 16 February 2006 | News Sainsbury’s Forestside store in Belfast, one of the busiest in the UK, has choosen the MS Society as its charity in the first three months of the New Year. The MS Society’s Resource Centre for Northern Ireland is based less than a mile from the store. Sainsbury’s support will be largely passive by allowing the MS Society to be the beneficiary of their charity collection boxes located in the store. Nathan Portess, Duty Manager of Sainsbury’s Forestside explained: ‘The stationary Box gives staff and customers the opportunity to donate their loose change to charity. We selected the MS Society as a beneficiary because the charity is locally based and to back the Mayor of Castlereagh, Councillor Tommy Jeffers who is supporting the charity during his Mayoral term.’ Advertisementcenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  26 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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U.S. Hands Off Syria: Urgent call on eve of wider war

first_imgThe following edited statement was issued by the Hands Off Syria Coalition.We raise our voices against the violence of war and the enormous pressure of war propaganda, lies and hidden agendas that are used to justify this war and every past U.S. war.We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, endorse the following Points of Unity and will work together as an Ad Hoc Coalition to help put an end to the regime change intervention by the United States, NATO and their regional allies, and the killing of innocent people in Syria:The continuation of the war in Syria is the result of a U.S.-orchestrated intervention by the United States, NATO, their regional allies and reactionary forces, the goal of which is regime change in Syria.This policy of regime change in Syria is illegal and in clear violation of the U.N. Charter, the letter and spirit of international law and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.This policy of forced regime change is threatening the security of the region and the world and has increased the danger of direct confrontation between the U.S. and Russia, with the potential of a nuclear catastrophe for the whole world.U.S. and EU sanctions have destabilized every sector of Syria’s economy, transforming a once self-sufficient country into an aid-dependent nation. Half the Syrian population is now displaced. A U.N. ESCWA  [Economic and Social Commission for West Asia] report reveals that these U.S. sanctions on Syria are crippling aid work during one of the largest humanitarian emergencies since World War II. The one-third of Syria’s refugees in surrounding Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey have been hit hard by U.S. cuts to UNICEF. This forces desperate refugees to struggle to reach Europe.No foreign entity, be it a foreign government or an armed group, has the right to violate the fundamental rights of the Syrian people to independence, national sovereignty and self-determination. This includes the right of the Syrian government to request and accept military assistance from other countries, as even the U.S. government has admitted.Only the people of Syria have the inalienable right to choose their leaders and determine the character of their government, free from foreign intervention. This right cannot be properly exercised under the conditions of U.S.-orchestrated foreign intervention against the Syrian people.Our opposition is to forced regime change in Syria by U.S.-backed foreign powers and their mercenaries. It is not our business to support or oppose President [Bashar al-] Assad or the Syrian government. Only the Syrian people have the right to decide the legitimacy of their government.The most urgent issue at present is peace and putting an end to the violence of foreign intervention that has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and the displacement of millions of Syrians both internally or as refugees abroad.Based on these Points of Unity, we, as individuals and organizations — in an Ad Hoc Coalition — agree on the following demands and commit ourselves to working together to help achieve them:An immediate end to the U.S. policy of forced regime change in Syria and full recognition and compliance by the U.S., NATO and their allies with principles of international law and the U.N. Charter, including respect for the independence and territorial integrity of Syria.An immediate end to all foreign aggression against Syria, and serious efforts toward a political resolution to the war.An immediate end to all military, financial, logistical and intelligence support by the U.S., NATO and their regional allies to all foreign mercenaries and extremists in the Middle East region.An immediate end to economic sanctions against Syria. Massive international aid for displaced people within Syria and Syrian refugees abroad.Only in a peaceful and independent Syria, free of foreign aggression, can the people of Syria freely exercise their sovereign rights, express their free will and make free choices about their government and their country’s leadership.We invite all supporters of peace and peoples’ rights to self-determination around the world to join hands of cooperation in this effort to achieve these most humanitarian demands.We need jobs, health care, education and an end to racist police violence here at home, not U.S. wars abroad!!Initial organization signers include: Alliance for Global Justice; Al-Awda — Palestine National Right to Return Coalition; Antiwar Committee — Tucson, Tampa, Utah, Minneapolis, Chicago; Arab Americans for Syria; Arab Women Progressive League; BAYAN — Philippine Coalition; Coalition of Arab Canadian Professionals and Community Associations; Dallas Left Alliance; Ecumenical Peace Institute Clergy and Laity Concerned; Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada); International Action Center; International League of Peoples Struggle — U.S.; Michigan Emergency Committee Against War & Injustice; Mobilization Against War & Occupation — Canada; One State Assembly; Peoples Organization for Progress; Popular Committee in Defense of Syria; People’s Opposition to War, Imperialism & Racism — POWIR (Florida); Return Now Coalition; South Coast People For Peace and Justice; Southern Human Rights Organizers’ Conference; Students for a Democratic Society; Syrian American Will Association; Syrian Social Club Community in the UK (Dr. Issa Chaer, co-founder); Syria Solidarity Movement; The Expatriates Association of Syrians in Canada; United National Antiwar Coalition; Upstate New York Drone Action; U.S. Peace Council; Veterans For Peace Chapter 111, Bellingham, Wash.; Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality; Women Against Military Madness.To add your name in support of the Hands off Syria Coalition and see also the list-in-formation, visit handsoffsyriacoalition.net.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Teen escapes from custody outside court

first_img Previous articleLiterary festival latitude to arts and actorsNext articleCircus helps Limerick animal rights group solve sea lion riddle Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Twitter No vaccines in Limerick yet RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp NewsCrime & CourtTeen escapes from custody outside courtBy Staff Reporter – February 19, 2015 860 Advertisement Email Printcenter_img Linkedin Limerick District Courtby Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A TEENAGE boy went on the run after escaping from security staff who were bringing him to Limerick children’s court on Tuesday.The 15-year-old, who was in the custody of officers from the Oberstown remand school, made his escape when they opened the door of the custody vehicle outside the courthouse.The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was serving a period of detention at the county Dublin facility and was summonsed to appear at the children’s court on a number of other charges for which Judge Mary Larkin was due impose sentence.He had previously pleaded guilty to a number of offences including the theft of pedal cycles, interfering with a car, criminal damage and the theft of two cars over a four month period at the end of 2014.The Director of Public Prosecutions was also due to give her directions on a number of other serious charges including two counts of  burglary and possession of a knife when arrested by Gardaí.When he sought bail at a previous sitting of the court, the boy said that he would not abide by any of the conditions set down by the judge.However, he was subsequently released on bail after the court was told there was no bed available at Oberstown.He was arrested 36 hours later after he breached the conditions of his bail and was detained at Oberstown until his transfer to Limerick on Tuesday .After she was told of his escape from the court precincts, Judge Larkin issued a bench warrant for his immediate arrest and return to custody. Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April First Irish death from Coronavirus TAGSfeatured Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHLlast_img read more

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Police investigating two apartment shootings

first_img Twitter By admin – February 6, 2018 Home Local News Crime Police investigating two apartment shootings Facebook Police searching for woman connected to husband’s death Facebook Southern Style Potato SaladSlap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasseroleFruit Salad to Die ForPowered By 10 Sec Croissant Breakfast Sandwich Casserole NextStay Local NewsCrime Police investigating two apartment shootings Pinterest Previous articleFive things you need to know today, Feb. 6Next articleMan charged with aggravated assault after crash admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Odessa Police Department is investigating two reported shootings at two different apartment complexes Monday.Both shootings are believed to be unrelated and there were no reports of any injuries in either incident, an OPD press release said.Police were first called to High Plains Apartments, 3727 Andrews Highway, around 12:41 p.m. Monday about shots being fired.Officers talked to four complainants, who said they heard several shots being fired and felt something strike their vehicle while they were sitting inside of it, the release stated.Damage could be seen on the bottom rear bumper near the exhaust, the release detailed, and several casings and bullets were found in the complex.A fifth complainant told officers a bullet had entered his apartment and struck his dining room wall before ricocheting onto the dining room table and floor, the release said, and officers could see the bullet hole in the wall of the apartment.Several witnesses reported seeing a fight in the complex right before the shooting occurred, the release stated, and the suspects reportedly then entered a white 2014 GMC Sierra and a white 2011 Chevrolet sedan.The GMC Sierra reportedly began chasing the sedan around the complex, with a black man shooting several rounds out of the passenger window of the truck, the release said.At least four suspects were involved, the release stated: A black man in his early 20s, about 6 feet and 2 inches tall and 140 pounds; a Hispanic man in his late 20s, about 5 feet and 5 inches tall and 160 pounds; a Hispanic male in his early 20s, about 5 feet and 1 inch tall and 180 pounds; and a black man in his early 20s, about 5 feet and 11 inches tall.Police are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to call OPD at 432-333-3641 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference case No. 18-05650.The second shooting occurred around 6:25 p.m. Monday at Arbor Terrace Apartments, 1101 Fitch Ave., the release said.Officers made contact with several complainants who told them someone had fired rounds at their apartment, the release detailed, before fleeing the scene in a gray 2000-2004 Nissan Sentra.The release describes one of the suspects as a black man in his late teens, about 5 feet and 7 inches tall and 200 pounds.Police are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to call OPD or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference case No. 18-05735. Police searching for man connected to hit and run WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Youngsters urged to be safe over graduation weekends last_img read more

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Fannie Mae’s Economic Update

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago About Author: Nicole Casperson in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Secondary Market Subscribe Home / Daily Dose / Fannie Mae’s Economic Update Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Fannie Mae’s Economic Update Related Articles Nicole Casperson is the Associate Editor of DS News and MReport. She graduated from Texas Tech University where she received her M.A. in Mass Communications and her B.A. in Journalism. Casperson previously worked as a graduate teaching instructor at Texas Tech’s College of Media and Communications. Her thesis will be published by the International Communication Association this fall. To contact Casperson, e-mail: [email protected] The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: Bank of America is Taking on the IRS Next: The Housing Industry: Then and Now Share Save The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: Fannie Mae HOUSING mortgage Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago  Print This Post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago September 15, 2017 1,433 Views Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research Group (ESR) released its September 2017 Economic and Housing Outlook, which includes monthly updates on economic development, economic forecast, multifamily market commentary, and housing forecast.This month, the economic developments report revealed an improved Q2 estimate in real gross domestic product (GDP) growth, which helped push the full-year growth forecast higher despite increased economic uncertainty following the recent natural disasters.“For the first time in 2017, we have increased our full-year growth outlook. The upgrade reflects economic activity gaining momentum at the end of the second quarter, though we see a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the forecast,” said Doug Duncan, Chief Economist of Fannie Mae. “The list of uncertainties now extends beyond the geopolitical and legislative, as the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will require time to untangle.”Duncan explained that historically when a natural disaster hits highly populated areas it has led to, “substantial near-term declines in economic activity, but rebounds in subsequent quarters due to rebuilding efforts.”In addition, the ESR Group’s economic forecast predicts a growth of 2.2 percent in 2017, up from the previous estimate of 2 percent, due to greater strength in consumer spending and nonresidential investment in the second quarter.According to the group’s, multifamily market commentary, the ongoing increase in multifamily asking rents over the past several years has prompted many renters to seek lower cost housing alternatives, including renting factory-built homes located in a Manufactured Housing Community (MHC).The group’s housing forecast outlook reveals that trends started Q3 off on a weak note as, “both existing and new home sales reached year-to-date lows and leading indicators pointed to further softening.” The group also expects the Fed to “taper the balance sheet later this month,” as continued softness in inflation could sideline the next Fed rate increase until 2018. Fannie Mae HOUSING mortgage 2017-09-15 Nicole Casperson Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

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Omagh Famalies promise to persue 1.6 million damages award

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Facebook Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Michael GallagherRelatives of some of the victims of the Omagh bombing are promising to pursue the 1-point-6 million pound damages that have been awarded to them.It’s after two men were found liable for the 1998 blast which killed 29 people.The judge at the civil retrial of Colm Murphy and Seamus Daly said the evidence against them was overwhelming.Two others were previously refused appeals.Michael Gallagher lost his son Aidan in the tragedy, he says it shouldn’t have been left up to the families to bring someone to account for the bomb:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/mgall830OMAGH.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Omagh Famalies promise to persue 1.6 million damages award WhatsApp Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firecenter_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – March 21, 2013 Previous articleDonegal representatives attend Dail protest against water privatisationNext articleProperties on 48 unfinished Donegal estates to be exempt from property charge News Highland WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter News 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more

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