Consolidation is imminent as BayernLB eyes WestLB

first_imgMonday 20 September 2010 9:16 pm Consolidation is imminent as BayernLB eyes WestLB KCS-content The WestLB supervisory board discussed BayernLB’s offer to hold talks at a meeting yesterday, a source close to WestLB added.German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble recently launched a new campaign to merge publicly-owned landesbanks, which suffered in the credit crisis and could lose support more quickly under new capital rules. Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.com by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.com Share whatsapp whatsapp BayernLB is interested in snapping up fellow German lender WestLB, a source close to the Munich-based bank said yesterday.The move comes amid a fresh push for consolidation among state-controlled landesbanks in Europe’s biggest economy.“The considerations are at a very early stage,” the source said, adding negotiations are to be held with an open outcome.last_img read more

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Facebook may roll out new targeted ads

first_img KCS-content FACEBOOK, the world’s most popular social networking site, is preparing to roll out a new wave of highly targeted adverts using data uploaded onto its users’ pages.The site has been testing software that allows ads to read in real-time information uploaded onto status updates and wall posts.Facebook is home to unprecedented volumes of information on its users, including their “likes” and detailed demographic data.Analysts say this could make Facebook one of the most powerful marketing tools ever created, with ads even more tailored to its users than those featured on rival Google.The California-based firm’s ad revenue is understood to have doubled to $2bn (£1.2bn) in 2010, and experts say it could double again this year.Facebook has been valued at a staggering $50bn after Goldman placed a number of its privately held shares.It is seen as the most powerful of a crop of unlisted technology firms taking Silicon Valley by storm.Microblogging site Twitter is said to be a possible takeover target of Facebook, with an astonishing $10bn price-tag being discussed. And online deal site Groupon last year rejected a $6bn bid from Google.Meanwhile, the never-ending story over who really owns Facebook has taken yet another twist, with convicted felon Paul Ceglia amending his claim that he should rightfully own half of the company.Ceglia, who last year filed a lawsuit claiming he has emails proving Zuckerberg owes him 50 per cent of the business. A lawyer for Facebook dismissed the claim as “ridiculous”. whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBeZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search Ads Sunday 17 April 2011 10:18 pm Tags: NULLcenter_img whatsapp Facebook may roll out new targeted ads More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.com Share Show Comments ▼last_img read more

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Lloyds’ share price rose 19% last week. Is it time to buy?

first_img G A Chester has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Lloyds Banking 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. 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. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by G A Chester Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! The Lloyds (LSE: LLOY) share price showed little inclination to join in the FTSE 100 rally through April and May. However, that changed last week. It soared 19%, flying far ahead of the Footsie’s 6.7% rise.Closing on Friday at 35.55p, and with further gains to 37.5p today (as I write), could the big recovery finally be underway for the much-battered Lloyds share price?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…Buy low and sell highFor stocks in highly cyclical sectors, such as banking, I believe a value-investing approach is the way to go. That’s to say, buy low and sell high. As opposed to buy and hold forever. If you look at a multi-decade chart of the Lloyds share price, you’ll see how a long-term, buy-and-hold strategy hasn’t done investors any favours.Furthermore, many get sucked into buying cyclical stocks at the worst possible time. Namely, when profits are booming, price-to-earnings (P/E) ratios are low, and dividend yields are generous. This was the profile of Lloyds in recent years.Some of us at the Motley Fool — admittedly a minority — were bearish on the Black Horse. They cautioned readers that, in the case of cyclical stocks, high profits, low P/Es and big dividends are very much not indicators of an unmissable bargain with a wide margin of safety. It may seem counter-intuitive, but the best — and safest —  time to buy cyclicals is when profits are crushed, P/Es are high, and dividends often slashed or suspended.At such times, you can pick up shares at low prices and, subsequently, sell high in the cyclical recovery.Positive indicators for the Lloyds share priceOne of my fellow Motley Bears on Lloyds, Kevin Godbold, judged last week that the time has come to make the value play on the Black Horse. Noting that “the valuation indicators have lined up,” Kevin pointed to:A massive profit fall forecast for 2020A forward P/E of almost 19 (versus the single-digit P/E of recent years)A price-to-tangible net asset value (P/TNAV) of just below 0.5 (another good indicator of cyclical-bottom value)An encouraging “consolidation on the share price chart”I agree with Kevin that Lloyds’ valuation indicators look far more promising today than they have for the last few years. I don’t do the share-price-chart stuff myself, but I’d add the suspension of Lloyds’ dividend (0% yield) to the list of positive indicators.Am I keen on the Lloyds share price?Alongside the positive indicators, Kevin is encouraged by the situation on the ground. He’s optimistic about Covid-19 fading quickly, the lifting of restrictions on businesses and consumers, and an earnings recovery for many companies in 2021.He may have timed the cyclical value play perfectly. However, I’m less sanguine on the outlook for the V-shaped recovery the market seems to be increasingly pricing. Even if we don’t see a second wave of the virus, I think there’s a high risk things could get a lot worse for the economy, and Lloyds’ business and share price.Lloyds’ last reported TNAV was 57.4p per share. With the shares currently at 37p, the P/TNAV is 0.65. I’d want a much bigger discount than this to encourage me to play the cyclical recovery card.As such, I’m continuing to avoid Lloyds at this stage. But I’d be very interested should we get a P/TNAV down to around 0.35 — meaning a share price of around 20p.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Image source: Getty Images. Enter Your Email Address Lloyds’ share price rose 19% last week. Is it time to buy? G A Chester | Monday, 8th June, 2020 | More on: LLOY last_img read more

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Benchmarking the church

first_img Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Phyllis Strupp says: Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET July 31, 2012 at 5:45 pm Thank you for that inspiring commentary! Another aspect of GC77 that we haven’t lifted up is that the measure of a church’s vitality is not average Sunday attendance (ASA). The Church is vital when it serves the community during the week, not just how many are drawn to the Sunday worship. I’ll use your comments in a sermon–and I will be sure to attribute them to you! Phyllis Strupp says: July 31, 2012 at 5:50 pm Possibly one of the better articles addressing declining mainland church attendance. Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY By Phyllis StruppPosted Jul 31, 2012 Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Bath, NC Marylin Day says: Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Michael Palazzolo says: Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Doug Desper says: Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Shreveport, LA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Phyllis Strupp says: TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 August 1, 2012 at 12:08 pm Michael thank you for bringing your gifts to the church, including patience. We need them! Submit an Event Listing [Episcopal News Service] In the wake of the 77th General Convention, journalists from two esteemed pillars of the press (The Wall Street Journal on the right and The New York Times on the left) have leveled some harsh criticisms of the Episcopal Church, citing long-term decreases in church attendance and finances. Both writers attribute the church’s impending decline to the same cause: a failure to stake out theological positions that meet the political leanings of Episcopalians.The Wall Street Journal op-ed suggested that conservatives, disappointed with the church’s expansion of gay rights, went home from convention empty-handed: “Its numbers and coffers shrinking, the church votes for pet funerals but offers little to the traditional faithful.”The New York Times op-ed claimed the church has failed liberals by weakening the theological underpinnings of the liberal Christianity that fueled the social gospel and civil rights movements: “Today, by contrast, the leaders of the Episcopal Church and similar bodies often don’t seem to be offering anything you can’t already get from a purely secular liberalism.”Other voices claimed, “The church is falling! The church is falling!” after the 2003, 2006 and 2009 conventions, as well. Granted, the Episcopal Church and other mainline denominations are fighting for their very survival. But to know how the struggle is coming along, you have to monitor the right barometer of success. And how happy conservatives and liberals are with the church is not the right measure.For Christians, the things of God are to be prioritized over worldly matters such as politics. When Peter was upset with Jesus’ predictions of his own death, Jesus turned to him and said, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.” (Matthew 16:23)So, what is the best benchmark to assess the church’s attention to the things of God? In our skeptical post-modern times, hope is the best measure of spiritual vitality. Hope is a sign that we are keeping the Bible alive spiritually, according to Paul in Romans 15:4: “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”In terms of brain chemistry, hope is an indicator that fear is under control. But to have the inner strength to choose hope over fear, trust in God or another higher power is essential. The concept of trust in a higher power in the universe fits well with a secular worldview, as William James, twelve-step programs and U.S. currency have taught us (America has been printing “In God we trust” on its currency since 1864).However, decades ago the mainstream secular institutions chose to trade a higher power for humanism, which has bred hopelessness in many forms. One of the most hopeless topics of the secular world today is the state of the environment. Scientists, concerned by the dire outlook presented by their climate models, have struggled to maintain the hope that would encourage others to take action. Some scientists have turned to faith communities for hope, as illustrated by this 2008 statement from Gus Speth, dean of the Yale School of Forestry and the Environment:“Thirty years ago, I thought that with enough good science we would be able to solve the environmental crisis. I was wrong. I used to think that the greatest problems threatening the planet were pollution, bio-diversity loss and climate change. I was wrong there too. I now believe that the greatest problems are pride, apathy and greed. Because that’s what’s keeping us from solving the environmental problem. For that, I now see that we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we in the scientific community don’t know how to do that. But you [in the faith community] do. We need your help.”Is the Episcopal Church nurturing seeds of hope for better tomorrow with regard to the environmental crisis and secular venues where hopelessness persists? Are church-going Christians more hopeful than the fast-growing “spiritual but not religious” crowd? Hope is contagious. Hope is the best yardstick to use for benchmarking the church’s performance and prospects. Hope opens our minds to the things of God—no matter what the current numbers say. All things are possible with God.– Phyllis Strupp is the author of Church Publishing’s Faith and Nature curriculum and the author of The Richest of Fare: Seeking Spiritual Security in the Sonoran Desert. In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 July 31, 2012 at 10:31 pm I really don’t understand the people who long for an Episcopal Church of the past which wouldn’t welcome me or my gifts. I’ve been an Episcopalian for about 30 years now, and was happy to join a non-dogmatic church centered on common prayer. I thought we didn’t need to agree on everything we believed in, but came together to pray and have communion. Now there are some in the church who think we’re baptists or Roman Catholics … What happened? Even though there is evidence that the Scripture passages used to condemn gay people are really talking about ritual prostitution, conservatives are willing to treat people badly and break their baptismal vows for what, some political motives or attempt to hang on to power in the church? All I want to do is be a full member, like you, of my Christian community, which happens to be an Episcopal church. Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Comments (10) August 1, 2012 at 11:19 am Thanks Sylvia–maybe we can start a viral hope meme! Comments are closed. Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Press Release Service Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Pittsburgh, PA Tony Price says: Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Art House says: center_img An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Rector Knoxville, TN New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Tampa, FL Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Featured Jobs & Calls August 1, 2012 at 6:03 pm Thank you, Grant, for beautifully expressing for me what I’ve always loved about the Episcopal Church. After reading the articles in the NY Times and the Wall Street Journal I spent several sad hours realizing that vast numbers of people just don’t get it. The Episcopal Church in our time is trying mightily to live out the core teaching of Jesus which is that EVERYONE is worthy of acceptance, inclusion and love. Pure and simple, but hard. I, for one, feel so humble and grateful to be a member. Associate Rector Columbus, GA Featured Events This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit a Job Listing Jane Linn says: The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rev. Sylvia Vasquez says: Submit a Press Release Rector Belleville, IL Benchmarking the church August 1, 2012 at 11:18 am Hey Art, maybe God is more socially liberal than you or me, and the church leadership is on the right track! Keep the faith. July 31, 2012 at 8:10 pm To Art House – you are correct that most church going members have no idea about the policy decisions, recommendations, etc. that go on in the national levels of the church. However, each of us, if we care at all, has a responsibility to stay informed about the “goings on” at the national and international level. This is just like our desire to stay informed about Congress and the government – at the local, state and national levels.For some though, like you said, maybe it is a good thing to be uninformed – sticking their heads in the sand and maybe, just maybe, this new church will go away.I believe our Episcopal Church has gifts for everyone – conservative and liberal alike. You choose your parish to fit your yearnings and needs and the best way you might serve. Each parish is different – each has their own personality. We don’t have to attend the church nearest our home and we can become as involved as we like. Thank God we don’t HAVE to do most everything this church decides at the national level – we can decide locally how we serve God and find spiritual comfort. July 31, 2012 at 6:00 pm We all know why church attendance has dwindled in the past ten years, no matter how much positive spin is put on it. The church leadership is far, far more socially liberal, sometimes recklessly so, than the the church-going population as a whole. We’ve already witnessed erosion of membership in our parish as a result of actions taken at the recent convention. When the hard-copy edition of Episcopal Life was discontinued, I was saddened; now I’m thankful. If the majority of Episcopalians were aware of what’s going on at the highest levels of church leadership (and believe me, most do not), we’d have even fewer people continuing as members. Rector Albany, NY Cathedral Dean Boise, ID August 4, 2012 at 3:34 pm Let’s remember, during all the talk about justice, inclusion, setting things right, responding to the culture’s itches, etc, etc, that the Church was given a Great Commission: “Go, therefore…make disciples…teach…” If we are doing that we will see numbers because numbers represent individuals – people who have been formed as Christians. The Church IS about numbers, not just causes. It is very likely that people have been walking away from our Church – as increasingly noted – because it has often been found that there is little difference between what is being preached and taught in our churches, and the secular liberalism that embraces (and just as quickly discards I noticed) the radical demands of society like in the Occupy Movement (which has now largely discredited itself despite being covered thoroughly here on ENS). A better mind than mine noticed this years ago and said prophetically and accurately that the Church that marries this present age will become a widow in the next. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Youth Minister Lorton, VA Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Smithfield, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI last_img read more

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Johnny Sexton stars in All it Takes short film that tracks his rise to the top

first_imgTuesday Mar 3, 2015 Johnny Sexton stars in All it Takes short film that tracks his rise to the top Ireland’s Johnny Sexton put in another inspired performance this past weekend, showing yet again why he’s considered one of the top number tens on the planet. This mini-documentary tracks his rise from schoolboy prodigy to international star. Three Ireland’s ‘All it Takes is Everything’ campaign features contributions from a number of influential figures, including Ronan O’Gara, school coach Richie Hughes, and Sexton’s godfather Billy Keane, the son of Irish playwright John B. Keane.The three-minute film gives us great insight into the Racing Metro and Leinster stars rise from St. Mary’s College, with words from those who know him best, highlighting his commitment, dedication and work ethic, all of which are required to get to the very top of international rugby.“Johnny is an exceptional out half. He prepares really well, he doesnt leave anything to chance on a Saturday. I also think there’s more in the tank, I think we’ll see him in the next two to three years hit a new level,” said O’Gara, himself capped 128 times by Ireland.Ireland skipper Paul O’Connell spoke about how integral Sexton is to the team on matchday. “Johnny is the most ridiculous competitor you have ever seen, with an unbelievable work ethic. I know my job pretty well on the field, but Johnny knows where the other 14 players on the pitch should be at any one time. He’s the standard bearer in everything for us at the moment.”Sexton is an official ambassador for Three, and said that he’s barely had time to look back at his career to date, so this mini-documentary has given him the perfect opportunity to do it. “Some of the most important people in my life, and on this journey, appear in the film and it’s nice for them to also be recognised for their contribution,” said the 29-year-old flyhalf.The #AllitTakes campaign is part of Three’s Irish team sponsorship activity. The third, and final instalment of the series, featuring O’Connell will be released later in the championship.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Player Features Related Articles 28 WEEKS AGO New Zealand rugby pod admit Owen Farrell… 29 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Bath prop launches Amazon documentary… 30 WEEKS AGO The highs and lows of Yoann Huget after he… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Tribeca Loft / Fearon Hay Architects

first_img Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/80697/tribeca-loft-fearon-hay-architects Clipboard Tribeca Loft / Fearon Hay ArchitectsSave this projectSaveTribeca Loft / Fearon Hay Architects CopyLoft•New York, United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/80697/tribeca-loft-fearon-hay-architects Clipboard CopyAbout this officeFearon Hay ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingLoftInteriorsRefurbishmentNew YorkUnited StatesPublished on October 07, 2010Cite: “Tribeca Loft / Fearon Hay Architects” 07 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar PanelsMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Qd-ClassSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausStonesCosentinoDekton Surfaces – Cap Ferrat BuildingStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Strata Argentum – Classtone CollectionAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®CeramicsTerrealCustom Shape Terracotta CladdingSeatingInterstuhlPillows – HUBPartitionsBuzzispacePrivacy Booth – BuzziRingMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs:  Richard PowersText description provided by the architects. Located in Tribeca, is a recently completed 550sqm loft conversion – a bespoke and innovative response to the challenges of residing in Manhattan. Save this picture!© Richard PowersThe existing 3.6m high space is defined by the exposed reinforced concrete frame and the large multi-paned windows offering panoramic views of the skyline on three sides. Save this picture!© Richard PowersThe strategy was to provide the required division of space with minimum interference with the existing structure and maximum perception of the overall volume. Save this picture!© Richard PowersThe insertion of steel framed, glazed volumes with raised timber floors provides elevated sleeping platforms within the loft space. The glazed volumes are accompanied by blank, white, volumes containing bathing, service and scullery functions. These service components are arranged in a linear sequence in the centre of the space. Save this picture!© Richard PowersBoth of these insertions are carefully placed amongst the existing structural elements of columns, beams and corbels, freeing the structure and the perimeter of the loft from division. Save this picture!© Richard PowersFurther layering and configuration of the space is offered by layers of operable fabric screens and sliding panels. The various areas of the residence may be separated from one another or connected to each other as desired. Save this picture!© Richard PowersCollaborating with artisans of both New Zealand and New York has enabled the creation of custom fittings such as blown glass pendant lights, treated steel and freestanding stone washbasins and bath, resulting in a highly crafted and bespoke construction.Project gallerySee allShow lessNew Cultural Centre in Hernani Competition proposal / Laura Alvarez ArchitectureArticlesThe Indicator: Go West…Now Keep GoingArticlesProject locationAddress:Manhattan, New York, NY, USALocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” Year:  Loft Tribeca Loft / Fearon Hay Architects Area:  550 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily Architects: Fearon Hay Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” 2009 Save this picture!© Richard Powers+ 20 Share Photographs United Stateslast_img read more

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Limerick families are ‘crying out for houses’

first_imgPrint Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin Email Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsLocal NewsLimerick families are ‘crying out for houses’By Alan Jacques – October 30, 2014 516 Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” center_img TAGSCllr Séighin Ó CeallaighlimerickLimerick City and County CouncilSinn Fein Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Cllr Seighin O CeallaighLIMERICK city and county Council has been asked to supply councillors in the Metropolitan area with a list of vacant or boarded up houses, and their estimated time of completion.According to City East comhairleoir Séighin Ó Ceallaigh, local people in are crying out for houses, with many families going homeless in the city.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Sinn Fein local representative said that people need to be re-assured there is a plan in place to ensure that houses are provided as soon as possible. The most efficient way of doing this, he believes, is by allocating vacant houses to those on the social housing list.“Houses can remain vacant or boarded up for months throughout the city, and this at a time when there are many people living with relatives or in emergency accommodation. This is an issue of urgent importance and needs to be addressed and resolved immediately,” said Cmhlr Ó Ceallaigh.“Boarding up houses can lead to a much larger renovation cost and an increase in anti-social behaviour in the area. Often items are stolen including pipes and heating systems.“When a house is boarded up, quite often it is broken into ransacked, and the damage then has to be repaired before the house is allocated,” he claimed. Previous articleFormer Andersen plant offers opportunity to RathkealeNext articleUnemployed in Limerick are ‘harassed’ by Government’s dole cut threat Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

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Debate reveals tension about east side growth

first_img Pinterest Church leaders condemn mayor’s disparaging comments Previous articleOdessa to become a TEDx siteNext articleELDER: Instead of ‘Infrastructure Investment,’ How About Killing Davis-Bacon? admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By admin – January 11, 2018 Local NewsGovernment Debate reveals tension about east side growth Landgraf prepares for state budget debate Pinterest Twitter Construction proceeds on the downtown hotel and convention center Wednesday after a heated debate at Tuesday’s city council meeting became a focal point between investor Sondra Eoff and city councilman Malcom Hamilton, which was supposed to be a discussion about the “pros and cons of single-member district representation, at-large representation, and strong mayor representation.” Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Home Local News Government Debate reveals tension about east side growth Odessa’s District 5 City Councilman Filiberto Gonzales said his opposition to a proposal to restructure the City Council is really not about civil rights for him. Gonzales also said he does not see the changes as a way of weakening Hispanic voting strength for positions on a board he argues does not make racially polarized decisions.“To me this is about power — this is about power” Gonzales said in an interview after the meeting, adding “I have never used the word racism, discrimination. At the end of the day I want to make sure that we go with facts. I want to go do what’s right for the city of Odessa.”It was a significant acknowledgement that came less than a week after Gonzales lent his support to a group opposing the proposed changes that said the restructuring would illegally discriminate against Odessa minorities by diluting their votes. If voters approved the changes, an attempt to block them from taking effect could hinge on that being true.But Gonzales’ comments also framed the full council’s discussion of the restructuring proposal on Tuesday — a more than 45 minute debate on Odessa development, focusing on the east side of town that opponents of the proposed council restructuring say the changes would favor.The meeting Tuesday at times became contentious, with council members and citizen speakers talking over each other.Three members of the City Council — Gonzales, District 3 Councilwoman Barbara Graff and District 1 Councilman Malcolm Hamilton — combined last month to deny a May election so voters can decide on the restructuring proposal that would add a new council position elected by voters city wide and give the mayor a vote. Graff had argued the changes would be discriminatory, and so did Hamilton, who also said they are “evil” and “racist.”But Gonzales said his concern is not that the at-large positions would disadvantage Hispanics — it’s what he said is a wealth gap in the eastern part of town and other parts of the city, combined with a greater amount of registered voters in east-side District 2.“I don’t see it as a racially motivated agenda for anybody,” Gonzales said.In any case, the denial prompted a petition drive that is underway to force an election.On Tuesday, the entire City Council had been scheduled to discuss “pros and cons of single-member district representation, at-large representation, and strong mayor representation.” But they barely did so.Hamilton at point engaged in a heated back-and-forth with Sondra Eoff, who with her husband is investing about $50 million in the city-supported downtown hotel and conference center, as she tried to make the case for her support of the council restructuring proposal. She was also arguing that east Odessa, where she lives, is part of the city where the City Council should support development.Hamilton questioned her altruism in pursuing the multimillion facility in his district, which city officials sought as a way to kick off a broader redevelopment of the long blighted area.“You are doing it for your own benefit as private business, let’s be clear about that,” Hamilton said.Eoff said called the remark “unbelievable and ungrateful,” said Hamilton had “done nothing to help us in this project.”She said she wanted to help south Odessa, where she used to live. And Eoff, who is Hispanic, said efforts to paint the restructuring proposal as driven by racial prejudice as offensive to her.“To say that everyone in District 2 is rich and powerful and doesn’t care about the rest of Odessa, I take offense to,” Eoff said.Often confusion and inaccuracy reigned, as the City Council revisited a controversial decision in May to deny incentives for an oilfield equipment supplier, Weir Oil and Gas, that eventually abandoned plans to build a $25 million facility in Odessa in favor of Midland. Graff said the Weir vote by her, Hamilton and Gonzales was the impetus for the restructuring plan.“There was no plot with this,” Graff said, before claiming incorrectly that plans had once called for developing the building in Ector County, instead of a portion of Odessa in Midland County. And she again aired suspicions about multiple entities being involved in a commercial real estate deal, which is not uncommon.At another point, Gonzales and Hamilton argued that Odessa does not benefit from the businesses and neighborhoods built in Odessa over the Midland County line.Gonzales asserted, incorrectly, that homes and businesses past the county line do not pay property taxes (later he said in an interview that “not all do,” an apparent reference to tax abatements the council sometimes awards to major projects). He and Hamilton also said that city pays for infrastructure costs such as utilities and roads that developers almost always pay.District 4 Councilman Mike Gardner and District 2 Councilman Dewey Bryant had pushed back on the arguments against supporting development in the portion of Odessa in Midland County, saying the city still collects sales and property taxes, while benefitting from any jobs created by businesses. The councilmen, and Mayor David Turner, had said developers are guided by business decisions and available land.“If we are going to grow Odessa, you can’t make a developer grow it where you want him to grow it,” Gardner told Hamilton at one point.Bryant and Gardner support the proposed council changes.Fellow supporters of the council restructuring argue the change would mean more council members would be accountable to Odessa voters, and that power should not be concentrated in the hands of just five people representing single districts, often with little to no voter input.But an attorney for a group formed to oppose the special election, Odessa Together, had described the proposal as “intentional discrimination in order to disenfranchise Latinos and African Americans in Odessa in order to empower a group that has, even though they are minority in population, they are still a majority of the voting bloc.”The attorney, Domingo Garcia, a former Dallas politician who specializes in personal injury law and was proactive in the political fight to create single-member districts in Dallas in the early 1990s, had also threatened to sue individual organizers of a petition drive.But Gonzales also distanced himself from the threat Tuesday, telling reporters that he would not be a part of any lawsuit. He said he wants to instead keep bringing up the proposed changes at the regular council meetings twice a month.In the instances when council members discussed the proposed restructuring, it was in general. Graff, for example, had argued single-member districts were more effective because “we are different” so representing the smaller area better serves constituents than at-large representation would.She and Gonzales had said the city may need to add more single-member districts but should wait until after the next census in 2020.“If you don’t like what’s going on right now: Well next year, there’s an election,” she said. Landgraf staffer resigns following investigation Facebook Upside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakeTexas Fried ChickenFruit Salad to Die ForPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay last_img read more

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GOOD NEWS: Names in the News

first_img GOOD NEWS: Names in the News Pinterest Local News Facebook Pinterest By admin – June 17, 2018 WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Twitter WhatsApp MARY THOMPSON MILITARY ROLL OF HONORU.S. Air Force Airman Christopher Adame graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.Adame is the daughter of Donna Tarin and step-daughter of Jorge Beaza of Odessa.She is a 2016 graduate of Odessa High School.HONORMary Thompson, a registered nurse and ECHD board member, has been named to the statewide Texas Healthcare Trustees board on June 7.THT president/Chief Executive Officer Shirley Robinson, CAE, said, “We are excited to have Mary serve on the THT board. We have worked with her over the years through THT’s Certified Healthcare Trustee program and the Healthcare Governance Conference. As a nurse trustee, Mary brings a unique perspective to our board and we are lucky to have her.”The Texas healthcare Trustees board is a statewide non-profit organization for those serving on the governing boards of hospitals and health care systems in Texas.Thompson has served on the Ector County Hospital District Board since 1990. She retired from Odessa Heart Institute after 30 years as a registered nurse.Additionally, she is active in the Odessa Chamber of Commerce and THT’s Nurses on Board initiative with Texas team.GRADUATELONGVIEW Andrew Larsen of Big Bend National Park graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering technology in mechanical concentration from LeTourneau University during the spring university.DEAN’S LISTST LOUIS, Mo. Andrea Cadena of Alpine was named to the Dean’s list at Maryville University during the spring semester.To be named to the Dean’s list, students must be eligible maintain a minimum of a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.WACO Mikhayla Ranae Epperson of Andrews and Darden Tate Morriss of Van Horn, both have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List at Baylor University for the spring semester.To be named to the Dean’s list, undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.NEW HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINERALPINE Billy Ray Laxton has been hired as the new head athletics trainer at Sul Ross State University in an announcement by director of athletics Bobby Mesker.With Laxton on board, he will now be one of two full time athletic trainers which is a first in the history of the athletics department.Laxton served as outreach coordinator at Scott and White Hospital in Temple since 2011. Prior to Scott and White, he served as head athletic trainer and assistant professor of athletic training at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.Before to his arrival at Belton, Laxton worked in the clinical setting (Lubbock Sports Rehab – ’89-’90) and the high school setting (John Tyler ’90-2001). While at John Tyler he helped the Lions to a football state championship in 1994 and a state appearance in 2000.His other athletic training experiences include professional rodeo, Justin Healer Sports Medicine Team and the 1996 Olympics, Chief Athletic Trainer-Willis Park. Laxton has served on several committees/boards including the East Texas Athletic Trainers Association, Southwest Athletic Trainers Association and Texas State Athletic Trainers Association. He is also a counsel member of the Ethics Committee of the National Athletic Trainers Association.Laxton is a graduate of Texas Tech University (1989) with a degree in Physical Education and later obtained a master’s degree (2000) from University of Texas, Tyler.He and his wife Joanna have two sons, Sam and John. John will be attending Sul Ross as an incoming freshman this fall.SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERALPINE Acts of sportsmanship in competition, on campus and within the community earned Sul Ross senior forward Caleb Thomasson recognition as the 2017-18 American Southwest Conference Fred Jacoby Male Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year, the ASC announced June 7.An NABC First Team All-American in men’s basketball, Thomasson was the ASC West Division Player of the Year and All-Conference selection. He ranked second in Lobo history with 1,424 career points and second with 675 rebounds. He graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a 3.54 grade point average. Thomasson served as the President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for two years. He recently returned from a missions trip to Alaska with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.“Caleb Thomasson is not just an athlete at Sul Ross State, but a scholar,” said Sul Ross Director of Athletics Bobby Mesker.“He has shown tremendous commitment to the values of our institution. He works hard, encourages all and treats others with dignity and respect. His work ethic and outstanding creativity will serve him well and bring him future opportunities to achieve accolades.”DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR ATHLETEALPINE Sul Ross State University senior forward Caleb Thomasson has been named an American Southwest Conference Distinguished Scholar-Athlete in an announcement June 7.The ASC West Division Player of the Year and NABC First Team All-American, Thomasson was also named an ASC First Team All-Conference selection and was also listed to the All-Defensive Team. He averaged 19.3 points and 8.3 rebounds this season and ranked second in the program in scoring with 1,424 career points (17.5 ppg) and second in rebounds at 675 (8.3 rpg.). Thomasson was also the 2017-18 ASC Fred Jacoby Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year. He majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with a 3.52 GPA.Taylor Gass (Women’s Basketball), Darrian Doederlein (Softball), Mike Munden (Baseball), Alexa Gallardo (Women’s Tennis) and Joseph Parker (Men’s Track and Field) were also named to this year’s Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Teams.Overall, 103 student-athletes were named to the American Southwest Conference 2018 Winter-Spring Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Teams.The Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Teams recognize student-athletes who achieve a high level of academic achievement (a 3.20 grade-point average or better) while competing as a starter or important reserve on their team. From that list – limited to one nominee per school in each ASC championship sport – the sports information directors from the 13 ASC member institutions and one affiliate member select a Distinguished Scholar-Athlete in each sport.The ASC Fred Jacoby Sportsmanship Award honors each year a male and female student-athlete who best display attributes of sportsmanship, leadership, citizenship and academic integrity in his or her athletic, academic and life pursuits. The conference Directors of Athletics present the annual awards. Previous articleTHE IDLE AMERICAN: June’s Bustin’ Out All OverNext articleMASTER GARDENERS: EarthKind gardens designed to collect data, educate adminlast_img read more

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Police responding to reports of active shooter at Massachusetts mall

first_imgcarlballou /iStockBy Catherine Thorbecke, ABC NewsPolice are responding to reports of an active shooter scene at the South Shore Plaza mall in Braintree, Massachusetts, officials announced via Twitter.The Massachusetts State Police said one person was transported to the hospital and the suspect is still at large.Special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are assisting the Braintree Police in the response to the scene.The Braintree Police Department said via Twitter that the stores are currently in lockdown, urging customers to remain where they are now. In a follow-up tweet, the agency said the suspect or suspects are “believed to have fled the mall on foot” and urged neighbors to shelter in place and report suspicious activity.A witness inside the mall described the chaos to Boston ABC affiliate WCVB, saying he heard “six gunshots.”“Everything was acting normal, day to day, I was on the upstairs location near Sears, as I was walking toward Sears, I was on the second level I saw people start going to the railing, looking down to the first floor and then we just heard six gunshots one after another, then it went silent,” he said. “I didn’t see any shooter or anything like that. And then it all became chaos, the mall, everybody trying to find an exit.”Braintree is located about 25 minutes south of downtown Boston.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.last_img read more

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