Germany takes over at top of FIFA rankings from Brazil

first_imgRobredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Past World Cup draws have been made by geographical region after the host and seven highest-ranked filled a top-seeded pot.On Dec. 1 in Moscow, Russia — currently No. 64 — and the teams ranked Nos. 1 to 7 in the October rankings will be the top seeds. The other 24 qualifiers will be in draw pots according to ranking.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingStill, FIFA has included a rule which should ensure that the 2018 tournament draw follows the balance of previous draws very closely.“No teams from the same confederation, with the exception of (European body) UEFA, which could have two teams in the same group, will be drawn into the same group,” FIFA said in a statement. NBA: Staying healthy is key to Embiid’s development, Sixers coach says MOST READ Germany’s midfielder Leon Goretzka (C) celebrate scoring his side’s fifth goalduring the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between Germany and Norway in the south German city of Stuttgart on September 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel ROLANDZURICH — Germany is back at the top of world soccer, taking over from Brazil as No. 1 in the FIFA rankings which will have a greater role deciding how the World Cup groups are drawn.FIFA announced a tweak to the World Cup seeding process on Thursday that means all four draw pots will be decided according to rankings.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters The best of the other regions include Mexico at No. 14, Iran at No. 25, and Egypt at No. 30.FIFA’s October rankings will also decide seeding for eight European teams entering two-leg playoffs in November.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’center_img Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ The new rule would avoid what befell Italy four years ago. Despite just missing being in the top-seeded pot, Italy was picked out in a random draw of the nine non-seeded European teams to be taken out of the all-European pot. France was the lowest-ranked European qualifier but escaped being picked in that pre-draw lottery.Italy was then eliminated from a tough group with England, Uruguay and Costa Rica, which stunned world soccer by finishing top.In the September rankings, European champion Portugal rose three places to No. 3, while Argentina fell one to No. 4, and No. 5 Belgium climbed four places.European teams, which each played two qualifiers, gained on their South American rivals and could have six of the eight seeded positions in December.Poland is No. 6, followed by Switzerland, France, Chile and Colombia.ADVERTISEMENT View comments NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Manchester United F.C. coach Jose Mourinho denies chasing Cristiano Ronaldo

first_imgManchester United F.C. head coach Jose Mourinho has said the English football giants never considered bringing back Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo to the club.The Portuguese superstar, a four-time Ballon d’Or winner, had been linked with a move back to United. There were reports that the Euro 2016 winner wanted to leave Real following accusations by authorities that he has committed a 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) tax fraud.”We have never thought about it because he is such an important player for his club, of great economic power. We have not been able to find a reason that could have made us think that Ronaldo could leave,” Mourinho was quoted as saying by ESPNFC after United’s 5-2 pre-season match win over LA Galaxy on Saturday.”I am not a defender in my club once you waste time on players who are mission impossible,” Mourinho said on the Ronaldo move.On signing Alvaro Morata, another Real attacker, Mourinho said: “It is a question for Florentino. What I said today is what I say today. Clubs put price tags on players, not the one who wants to buy. He belongs to Madrid. Madrid has decided and we have not come to an agreement. It is simple. It is a shame.”It is a player who made it to the first team (at Real Madrid) with me. We have a special liking for, he is someone special. I enjoyed watching his evolution in Juventus and Madrid. It is like that. I don’t think he can end with us.”advertisementlast_img read more

Hyderabad Test, Day 1: Roston Chase leads West Indian defiance after Kuldeep, Umesh shine

first_imgRoston Chase (98 not out) and Jason Holder led a spirited fightback for West Indies after Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav had threatened to shoot out the visitors cheaply on the first day of the second Test in Hyderabad. By stumps, West Indies had reached 295/7 against India, who lead the two-match series 1-0.It was not a day without drama. Shardul Thakur became India’s 294th Test cricketer this morning but he limped off the field with a groin injury after bowling only 10 deliveries. The Indian attack had to make do with four bowlers on a flat pitch but West Indies wasted a solid start.Kieran Powell fell to R Ashwin in the 12th over and West Indies would go on to lose two more wickets – Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope before lunch.Hope perished at the stroke of lunch and West Indies were feeling the heat at that point. Would they waste another good chance? They had the good fortune of winning a toss on a flat pitch but their batsmen had yet to show the kind of application that Australia’s Usman Khawaja, Aaron Finch, Travis Head and Tim Paine exhibited in far more difficult conditions in Dubai.Hyderabad Test: Day 1 Highlights | ScorecardAfter lunch, West Indies suffered further setbacks when Kuldeep snared Shimron Hetmyer and Sunil Ambris within quick succession of each other. West Indies’ best batsman in the series – Roston Chase – was beginning to settle down and he looked like he was in desperate search of a batting partner who could take the fight to India.advertisementAnd for a while it looked like Chase had found his man in Shane Dowrich. The two batted solidly as they realised the surface had little in it for the bowlers. They added 69 runs for the sixth wicket and when it was time to for tea, the West Indies camp looked rather pleased even though Dowrich had become Umesh’s second wicket.Read – Another pitch invasion as fan breaches security to click selfie with Virat KohliThe final session was a treat to watch for every West Indies fan. It was refreshing to see Chase and Holder play every ball on merit. It was a lesson in aggressive batting and defensive techniques against some of the world’s best spinners. The pitch certainly helped and two well-set batsmen would have realised there were no demons on the surface.Also Read – Shardul Thakur becomes India’s 294th Test cricketer and then walks off with groin injuryThe 104-run stand finally came to an end when Holder fell to Umesh with the second new ball. But it was still a day West Indies would cherish. It was a day they showed some resilience and the courage to put up a fight against the world’s number one Test side in their own backyard.last_img read more

4 councillors return to Trinamool at Bongaon

first_imgKolkata: Four councillors of Trinamool Congress from Bongaon Municipality returned back to the party on Thursday. The councillors alleged that they had been forced to join BJP following pressure from Arjun Singh, BJP MP from Barrackpore.The councillors rejoined Trinamool Congress in presence of Firhad Hakim, state Urban Development and Land Reforms minister at Nagarayan Bhavan. Jyotipriyo Mallick, state Food minister and president of Trinamool Congress’ North 24-Parganas unit, was present as well. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaAfter the results of the general election got announced, 14 councillors of Trinamool Congress had joined the BJP. The BJP wanted to take over the municipality which Trinamool resisted and the former then went and filed a petition before the High Court, a matter which has been lying pending. Now, after rejoining of four Trinamool councillors, the party has 14 councillors while BJP has seven. Thus, Trinamool has re-established its control over the municipality. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayThe councillors alleged that they had been made to join BJP at gunpoint by the followers of Arjun Singh. It may be mentioned that five councillors of Gangarampur municipality, who had joined the saffron party, have also rejoined Trinamool and the party has taken over control of the municipality. Commenting on the rejoining of the party councillors, Hakim said: “They had been forced to join BJP. But they soon realised that they will not survive in such a claustrophobic environment and they have come back to the Trinamool fold. After the results of Lok Sabha elections were out, BJP had misled these councillors. I welcome them back to the party fold.” Meanwhile, 26 top ranking leaders of Uluberia in Howrah, along with leaders of other parties, have joined Trinamool Congress. Nirmal Maji, minister of state for Labour department, handed over the Trinamool Congress flag to the members of 1,200 families at a function at Karatberia recently. On Saturday, 26 BJP workers under the leadership of Abhijit Adhikari, joined Trinamool Congress. The BJP workers hail from Baniban, Joargari, Tehatta Kantaberia, Tulsiberia and Basudebpur areas. In addition to the joining of BJP workers, 18 CPI(M) and 14 Forward Bloc workers have also joined Trinamool Congress. Maji handed over the party flag to the newcomers. He said: “BJP is trying to divide people of the area on the basis of religion and is trying to incite one group against the other. But the people of Uluberia will foil this heinous conspiracy of BJP.”last_img read more

Onondaga Nation man starring on Saskatoon lacrosse team

first_imgTamara Pimental APTN National NewsLacrosse fans in Saskatchewan have been waiting months for their new team – the Saskatchewan Rush – to play their first home opener in Saskatoon.And there are hopes for Friday’s game after the Rush won their season opener against Calgary.On the team is Jeremy Thompson from the small Onondaga Nation in New York, a place with a strong cultural connection to the game.It’s not just a game, it’s medicine says Thompson.last_img

2015 Appropriation Draft Bill Is Not An Austerity Budget: Finance Minister

Rabat – The appropriation draft bill for 2015 is not an austerity budget and does not include any cuts or new taxes, said Thursday in Rabat Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Boussaid.“The 2015 finance draft bill is not an austerity budget and does not provides for new taxes or cuts,” Boussaid told journalists at a press briefing dedicated to the presentation of the draft bill.On the contrary, added the minister, “the public investment budget increased to reach 189 billion dirhams compared to 186.6 billion dirhams in 2014.” The public investment budget is expected to reach 189 billion dirhams, including more than 2.4 billion dirhams to strengthen the general budget investment (54 billion dirhams), he pointed out, noting that public investments will focus on accelerating projects related to the improvement of the living conditions of citizens.These funds concern large-scale infrastructure projects and sectorial development strategies aimed at diversifying productive sectors, creating jobs and boosting export capabilities. read more

Bundesliga Round 6 Minden takes a point in Goppingen

BalingenbilbijagoeppingenGoppingengummersbachlemgomindenwetzlar The team of GWD Minden plays better and better as time goes by, and this time the club took a point in Goppingen. In what was an even game in the first half, the home side made 5:1 run in the start of the second, and Minden had to catch up, and eventually they did and scored the equalizer for 28:28 in the 59:54 minute through Nenad Bilbija.The other two results from yesterday: Balingen 29:25 Gummersbach, Wetzlar 31:28 TBV Lemgo ← Previous Story ASOBAL (Round 4): Barcelona destroy Sagunto, wins by 19 goals Next Story → France (Round 3): Paris HC demolishes Montpellier, wins 38:24 read more

Catch Up On Attack on Titan With Film Recaps in Theaters

first_img Need some help remembering what happened in the last season of Attack on Titan before jumping into the next? Funimation has you covered because it’s going to be bringing the series’ recap movies to theaters for a limited engagement. This should help keep you from having to sit through the first season again when you’ve got time and help you get right into things straight away.The two 120-minute recap movies, Guren no Yumiya and Jiyuu no Tsubasa respectively, neatly tie up the first and second halves of the series. But you’ll have to be quick about catching them if you’re interested in giving them a shot, as they’ll only play for one night, as is what tends to happen with anime movies — it can’t ever be convenient, or located somewhere that anyone actually lives.If you do make it out to see the movies, make sure you stay to the end, where Funimation has confirmed it will it will be showing a quick teaser trailer for the upcoming second season. The second season is almost upon us, in fact, coming on April 1. Funimation has confirmed this will be the case, too. If you can’t wait, you might want to pick up some of the manga volumes where the story picks up in case it’s too far away for you to cope with.For everyone else, check out the listing of the 19 select theaters showing the films below. Too bad if you live in the midwest, I suppose…or most of the United States in general. If you are attending one of the shows, make sure you let us know how you found the recap films. It will likely be the same as watching the anime, keep in mind since you’re basically watching the anime cut together into one big movie. But that’s gonna be way more convenient than spending an entire weekend (or week if you’re not a binge-watcher) going through the show again. Stay on target The Best Anime On HuluThis Might Be Attack On Titan’s Goriest Moment Of The Series So Far last_img read more

Highend home tour shows off countys more luxurious side

first_imgWhat: Doorways to Luxury, a tour of more than 30 high-end homes priced between $600,000 and $3.6 million.When: Noon to 5 p.m. June 5.Where: Throughout Clark County.Cost: Free.Info: Doorways to LuxuryWhen it comes to buying houses, the rich seem to be leading the marketplace, according to agents who work in Clark County’s luxury market.But because the properties they show are only appropriate for a handful of buyers, local high-end home sellers are banding together to draw attention to upscale — $600,000 and above — mansions with acreage and waterfront views on the north side of the Columbia River. The group wants to make sure wealthy buyers see every possible home in their price range in Clark County, said Linda Horowitz, a Vancouver broker and head of the Greater Vancouver Luxury Homes Group.The group of 60 to 70 brokers tour each others’ listings monthly to educate the limited pool of buyers about what’s out there, said Horowitz, a broker with Windermere/Stellar Group in Vancouver.On Sunday, June 5, the luxury homes group plans to cast its net even wider for potential buyers, with an afternoon tour of more than 30 upscale properties for sale in Clark County. The self-guided Doorways to Luxury tour spans the local landscape, from the hills above Camas and Washougal to the shores of the Columbia River and the wide-open acreage of Ridgefield and Hockinson.“It will answer the question, ‘What does a million dollar home look like in Clark County,’” said Sue Logan, a broker and luxury home specialist with Vancouver-based Kimbal Logan Residential.last_img read more

Report Americans eat too much salt

first_imgAbout 44 percent of the sodium in Americans’ diets comes from these 10 types of foods:o Breads and rolls.o Cold cuts and cured meats.o Pizza.o Poultry.o Soups.o Sandwiches.o Cheese.o Pasta dishes.o Meat dishes.o Snacks.Source: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThe words “sodium” and “salt” are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. While most of the sodium we eat is in the form of table salt, which is sodium chloride, some salts don’t contain sodium.Source: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionWhen it comes to mealtime, most Americans need to hold the salt.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports about 90 percent of Americans ages 2 and older eat too much sodium.Americans, on average, eat about 3,300 milligrams of sodium each day. U.S. dietary guidelines recommend limiting sodium to less than 2,300 milligrams daily. For comparison, one teaspoon of table salt has about 2,300 milligrams of sodium.People with high blood pressure, kidney disease and diabetes, or those older than 50, should only consume 1,500 milligrams, according to the guidelines.Excess sodium causes artery walls to thicken and increases blood pressure, said Jendy Newman, a registered dietitian with PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is known as the “silent killer” because many people don’t know they have the disease. Yet, in 2008, hypertension was listed as the primary or contributing cause of death in about 348,000 deaths in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association.High blood pressure can also lead to heart disease and stroke, according to the CDC.“If we could reduce sodium, we could make some significant decreases in health care costs and morbidity and mortality,” Newman said.The biggest sodium culprit: processed foods.“For the most part, in our U.S. food culture, we get most of it from the processed and packaged and restaurant food,” Newman said.Frozen TV dinners, canned foods, soups and processed cheeses can carry high amounts of sodium. So can snacks such as pretzels, popcorn and potato chips, which can contain up to 200 milligrams of sodium per serving, said Claire Stoltz-Urch, registered dietitian with Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center.last_img read more

Family of 5 evacuate Miami home as fire erupts in attic

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – A family of five had to evacuate their Miami home as a fire erupted inside.City of Miami Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene located near Northwest Third Street and 16th Avenue at around 12:45 p.m., Thursday.Four adults and one child were said to be inside of the home when a fire erupted in the attic of the two-story home.The homeowner told the family, who are tenants of the home, to leave immediately.There were no injuries reported.The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Longtime Alaska Fishermen Nominated To North Pacific Fishery Management Council

first_imgLetter to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in accordance with provisions of Section 302 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. In addition, Governor Walker offered the following statement on his recent appointment of Duncan Fields to the Alaska Board of Fisheries:“Finding high-quality Alaskans to serve on the Board of Fisheries is critical, and that is why I was pleased to nominate Duncan Fields of Kodiak to fill the vacant seat on the Board.At the same time, Duncan’s appointment underscores the constant struggle to achieve balance on the Board. Not only is there an array of user groups – from commercial and sportfish to subsistence and personal use – there are also distinct regions which deserve representation when management issues are considered. It is not always possible to balance every need every year. This is why I believe the Board should be expanded to include nine members. While I continue to support Duncan’s appointment, I am working to promptly address the concern of balance between user groups.” – Governor Bill Walker Andrew Mezirow of Seward is a lifelong sport fishermen who has participated in numerous fisheries. He is the owner of Gray Light Sportfishing and was chief officer of the University of Alaska Research Vessel Alpha Helix in the 1990s. He has served on the council since 2015. John Jensen of Petersburg was also nominated. He has more than 50 years of experience in Alaska as a fisherman, on his own boats and as a hired captain of larger fishing vessels. He owns and operates a seasonal skiff rental business in Petersburg.center_img Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Governor Bill Walker has nominated two longtime Alaska fishermen to fill openings on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional councils established by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act in 1976 to manage fisheries in the 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone.last_img read more

Weitzner Explains Cuts Restructuring Logic

first_imgYesterday, FOLIO: reported on the lastest restructuring at Ziff Davis Enterprise. For those ZDE “completists” out there, here’s the full e-mail exchange I had with CEO Steve Weitzner:From: Dylan StablefordSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:46 PMTo: Steve WeitznerSubject: folio: inquiryHi Steve: I’m told ZDE is beginning its restructuring. Can you confirm:How many jobs were affected?Who was promoted?Are there more job cuts coming?What is the next step?I’m on a tight deadline, so please get back to me as soon as possible.Thanks!DylanFrom: Steve WeitznerSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:53 PMTo: Dylan StablefordSubject: RE: folio: inquiryDylan I will be back to you in just a few minutes. Was in the middle of something.From: Steve WeitznerSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:09 PMTo: Dylan StablefordSubject: RE: folio: inquiry> How many jobs were affected?We’re not commenting on the number of jobs affected but the changes we are making will be less extreme than some recent layoffs in the media industry. I am truly concerned with the loss of even one job and I wish this action were unnecessary. However, there are a number of changes to our structure that are fundamental to our continued success. > Who was promoted?Larry Walsh was promoted to VP and Group Publisher of our channel products. Kirk Laughlin was promoted to Managing Director of our Live Events Business. In addition, we announced that Mike Azzara has joined the company as SVP of product management for our online network and print brands. And Kevin Neary has joined as EVP and CFO. > Are there more job cuts coming?There are no additional cuts planned at this time. >What is the next step?We will have additional announcements coming up shortly regarding our expanded focus on online and user-driven content as well as improvements to our sales and client services operations.From: Dylan StablefordSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:13 PMTo: Steve WeitznerSubject: RE: folio: inquiryThanks Steve. Keep us in the loop regarding anything upcoming.One more question – how many people are employed at ZDE?From: Steve WeitznerSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:18 PMTo: Dylan StablefordSubject: RE: folio: inquiryApproximately 200.From: Dylan StablefordSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:20 PMTo: Steve WeitznerSubject: RE: folio: inquiryThanks. Last question, I promise – would you consider this the second round of the planned restructuring. Or first?From: Steve WeitznerSent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:39 PMTo: Dylan StablefordSubject: RE: folio: inquiryDylan, I wouldn’t call it a planned restructuring. There aren’t any rounds. When I first joined we made a number of changes in roles and responsibilities to more seamlessly integrate our operations across product lines, but without changing the number of positions in the company. The changes this week are the result of greater insight into how we can streamline our operations and better align our resources to meet the needs of our audience and our customers.last_img read more

Iditarod Leaders Leave White Mountain Head For Nome

first_imgThe top teams have left White Mountain and they are on their way to the Iditarod finish line in Nome. Spectators are unlikely to see a major shakeup in the front end of the field, but this year’s race is likely to end with career bests for many of the teams up front.Download AudioAs Tuesday progressed in White Mountain, it became clear that Dallas Seavey was the likely winner of this year’s Iditarod.“I’m starting to think there’s a chance we could do this,” he said.Mitch Seavey arrives in Ruby. (Photo by Emily Schwing)Seavey has won the race twice before, but this year, he has says he’s had more fun than ever driving his team.“You know we’re having a blast out here, we’re just musing,” he said.Seavey left White Mountain with a four hour lead on another Seavey – his father, Mitch. Race officials joked that Dallas ought to stick around for a few extra hours and race Mitch in to Nome.“No, I have too much respect for my competitors to do any showboating like that,” Dallas said. “I’m going to take every minute of my lead. If the wind starts blowing or if I end up having to carry ten of eleven dogs, this race, we’re so used to things going well, that we thing ‘oh that will never happen,’ it does happen.”When he pulled into the checkpoint, Mitch Seavey said it’s been a long-time dream to see his family dominate the Iditarod leader board“Well of course our dream finish would be one-two, with me in front of course,” Mitch said. “I thought it was agreed upon by the whole family. I just didn’t know how that would work out.…nah, it’s a great day, we’ll see how it all pans out. We still have to make it to the finish line.”Both Mitch and Dallas Seavey are very competitive men, with extremely fast dog teams. The older Seavey knows better than to try and catch his son.“That’s another thing about running tired dog teams,” Mitch said. “You don’t want to upset the apple cart. You just move along at whatever they are comfortable with and don’t let them fall asleep on you, but you can’t start whooping it up and going rodeo style, because you might not even make it.”Seavey says it’s unlikely Aaron Burmeister can make up enough time to overtake his team. Even so, Burmeister remains hopeful.“Well that’s a possibility,” Burmeister said. “That’s kind of the goal to be able to catch Mitch and I have no idea where Jessie is behind me.”Jessie Royer arrived for her eight-hour layover less than two hours behind Burmeister, but she says the last few runs up the coast have taken a lot of energy out of her dog team.“He’s mentioned before, I’m one person he does not want behind him at want mountain, because I have caught him a lot of times,” she said.Royer says she tried to catch up, but she is also realistic about what her dog team can do in the next 70 miles.“If I had caught like hour on him coming here, and all I had left was an hour on the way to Nome, sure,” she said. “But I’m not going to catch two hours on the way to Nome.”The top few teams are likely to finish in the order they arrived in White Mountain, making for a less dramatic race in comparison to previous years, but they all know the race isn’t over until their dog teams pass under the burled arch.last_img read more

BSE closes points 8669 down on Oct 13

first_imgBSE closes points 86.69 down on Oct 134.3K views00:00 / 00:00- 00:00:0000:00BSE closes points 86.69 down on Oct 134.3K viewsBusinessNew Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 86.69 points down to stand at 26,384.07. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 24.30 points down to stand at 7,884.25. SINTEX and BF UTILITIES LTD were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 19.70% and 18.31% along with KAILASH and PAGE INDUSTRIES LTD with an increase of 7.73% and 7.66% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include All Prices in RASOYA PROTEINS LTD and AMTEK AUTO LTD with a decrease of 4.87% and 4.64% along with JETAIRWAYS and UNITECH with a decrease of 4.16% and 3.90% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 13.54 points at 17,334.88 while the banking sector is up 238.62 points at 17,932.85 and the reality sector is down 28.42 points at 1,563.66. The Indian currency is up 0.26% at Rs 61.19 per dollar.Ventuno Web Player 4.50New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 86.69 points down to stand at 26,384.07. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 24.30 points down to stand at 7,884.25. SINTEX and BF UTILITIES LTD were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 19.70% and 18.31% along with KAILASH and PAGE INDUSTRIES LTD with an increase of 7.73% and 7.66% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include All Prices in RASOYA PROTEINS LTD and AMTEK AUTO LTD with a decrease of 4.87% and 4.64% along with JETAIRWAYS and UNITECH with a decrease of 4.16% and 3.90% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 13.54 points at 17,334.88 while the banking sector is up 238.62 points at 17,932.85 and the reality sector is down 28.42 points at 1,563.66. The Indian currency is up 0.26% at Rs 61.19 per dollar.last_img read more

Qantas and Viva Cruises into new waters

first_imgVicky, Qantas Holidays, Karen, Elite Travel & Louisa, Qantas Holidays Helen, Cathay Pacific, Ross, Viva! Holidays, Nigel, Cathay Pacific & Sherilyn, Hawaiian Airlines Angela, Teresa, Maria & Michelle, Jetset Hurtsville Clare, Goway Travel, Kylie, TravelManagers, Andreas, Trendsetter Travel & Cruise Centre Qantas Holidays and Viva! Holidays unveiled new cruising partners to its agents yesterday, bringing the total number of cruise lines the wholesaler sells to a baker’s dozen. Their cruise expansion comes just shy of tomorrow’s official 2011 cruising season launch, and is tipped to be a big earner for agents yet again with competitive commissions and public demand.“Cruising is no longer for the over fed, newlywed or nearly dead,” Qantas Holidays Marketing Manager, Angie Howes joked with the group. “This is a chance to see the world from the sea,” she said. Attending agents were also eligible to earn 500 trip points, plus went in the draw to win great prizes including a Royal Caribbean International cruise. “We’ve simplified the process, and agents can now bundle bookings with airfares, hotels through either Qantas Holidays or Viva! Holidays.  We are continually looking to add new cruise product to our portfolio, and also have dedicated cruise consultants,” Ms Howes said.The entire cruise portfolio now includes, APT River Cruising, Blue Lagoon, Captain Cook Domestic, Captain Cook Fiji, Coral Princess, Royal Caribbean International, Azamara Club Cruises, Cunard Line, North Star Cruises, Orion, Princess Cruises, Star Cruises and Celebrity Cruises. Clare Collins, Goway Travel with Linh Le & Angie Howes, Qantas Holidays Sonya & Judith, Travelscene Menai Ross, Viva! Holidays & Emma, Singapore Airlines Source = e-Travel Blackboard: D.Mlast_img read more

Low Credit Scores May Hurt Refinancing Homeowners Report

first_img Although “”Freddie Mac””: did away with minimum credit scores for refinancing borrowers in early January, a small amount of equity on a home with scores below a certain level can still make it difficult for homeowners to secure mortgages, said Monday.[IMAGE]In a statement, the Web site said that borrowers with credit scores below the mid-600s could pay higher interest rates or larger down payments, if their home equity averages anywhere around 20 percent.[COLUMN_BREAK]””””: said that Freddie Mac sees scores between 770 and 850 as “”very good,”” while credit scores above 700 are simply “”good”” for borrowers.””Despite the announcement by Freddie Mac, you can still be refused for a mortgage. So, homeowners should monitor their credit scores and be aware that actions like opening too many credit cards, or increasing a credit card balance, can negatively impact your scores,”” Carrie Coghill, director of consumer education for the Web site, said in a statement. “”And, of course, missing and late payments can also affect scores. It is something to be aware of ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô Freddie Mac’s announcement does not mean that you automatically get a mortgage,”” she found in simulations with adults ages 18 and above that a new credit card account at the $2,500 limit could help minimize credit scores by as much as 52 points.It also said that upswings in credit card balances by $2,000 could reduce credit scores by 68 points or more.””The effect of a 40-point drop could be paying $9,057 more on a $200,000 30-year fixed mortgage,”” the Web site added. Share January 16, 2012 571 Views application,Low Credit Scores May Hurt Refinancing Homeowners: Reportcenter_img in Data, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing, Technology Agents & Brokers Fixed-Rate Mortgage Freddie Mac Housing Affordability Lenders & Servicers Processing Refinance Service Providers 2012-01-16 Ryan Schuettelast_img read more

November 2 2016Here are a few more photos of this

first_imgNovember 2, 2016Here are a few more photos of this years Halloween costums.[photos by Sue Kirsch]Lana and RobPart of the Foundry crew and ZakDevron and RachelZeb, Ryan, Travis, Melissa, Aimee and DannyDr. SparksEllen and Nadialast_img

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