‘Suspicious letter’ prompts investigation at NPSS – update

first_imgCpl. Perret says it’s not the first time that this student has posted his work throughout the school.Spokesperson from School District 60, Leslie Lahaye, says students should always ask for permission from the school to post anything on the walls.Officials from School District 60 decided to close the school to conduct a full investigation into the matter.Police concluded that there was no risk to the students, staff or school.Advertisement Below is a video of Cpl. Perret addressing the media on Friday afternoon: By Energeticcity.ca staff- Advertisement – The Fort St. John RCMP say rumors helped fuel an investigation at the North Peace Secondary School on Friday.Cpl. Steve Perret with the Fort St. John RCMP, says it all started when safety concerns were reported to school staff.The concerns stemmed from what police call a ‘suspicious letter’ that had been posted at various locations throughout the school.A police investigation concluded that the letter was an English class assignment. The student wrote about the end of the world, and acquiring a firearm for defence. The student decided to showcase the letter to students by posting the letter in various locations around the school.Somehow the letter was misinterpreted into a threat.Advertisementcenter_img Photo: Cpl. Steve Perret with the Fort St. John RCMP answers questions from the media at the North Peace Secondary School on Friday afternoon – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.calast_img read more

Minister must meet with farmers and meat processors – McConalogue

first_imgFianna Fáil spokesperson on Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue TD, has hit out at Minister Creed saying there is nothing to prevent him engaging with farming representative organisations and the meat industry to address the growing crisis affecting the beef sector and called on him to do so immediately.He commented, “It is simply not acceptable that Minister Creed continues to watch from the sidelines as the Beef Crisis escalates with continuing pickets by the Beef Plan Movement at factory gates this week and last week’s protests by the IFA at the EU Veterinary Office in Co Meath.“The only contribution that Minister Creed has offered at this time of growing crisis is that he cannot become involved because the Government can’t directly intervene in the determination of prices paid to farmers. “Minister Creed is choosing to ignore the fact that it is his role to provide leadership to the sector and that he and the Government have a central role to play in addressing many of the issues being raised by farmers. He should meet with all stakeholders immediately to discuss how these can be addressed and, in particular how transparency can be brought into the beef supply chain.”Deputy McConalogue added that Minister Creed should also facilitate independent mediation between farmers and the processing sector to address the price issue.He added “While he cannot address this directly, he can certainly ensure that a mechanism is put in place to enable engagement between the Beef Plan Movement, Farming Organisations and the Meat Processing Sector,” he concluded.Echoing his comments, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Food and Horticulture, Jackie Cahill TD said, “Minister Creed and the Government needs to recognise the unbearable financial pressure that beef farmers are under and the role he must play in addressing it. “We need to see a plan to increase live exports over the coming months to provide more competition in the market. We also need to see a commitment that further financial support will available to address the losses being experienced. Base beef prices are now lower than experienced during the reference period of September to May covered by the recently announced €100 million EU co funded BEAM scheme.“Further assistance for farmers is going to be required and Minister Creed needs to provide the assurances that this will be forthcoming” concluded Deputy Cahill.Minister must meet with farmers and meat processors – McConalogue was last modified: August 7th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:beefDeputy Charlie McCoblaoguefarmersminister creedlast_img read more

Origin of Life: A Field of Ignorance

first_img(Visited 573 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0 The origin of life field is characterized by speculation about dumb molecules that could not possibly have organized themselves into living beings.[Note: CEH is taking a break this week. These news items are presented for those who wish to follow up on them.]Mazur interviews all the leading lights in the materialist origin-of-life field.A new synthetic molecule may solve a paradox about life’s origin (New Scientist).Scientists crack how primordial life on Earth might have replicated itself (Science Daily). Might doesn’t make right.Scientists’ discovery in Yellowstone ‘extremely relevant’ to origin of life (Phys.org). Uh, Mr. Scientist, the microbes are already living.How Did Life Begin? (Nature). Leading OOL researcher Jack Szostak starts with the Miller Myth then pushes his imaginary RNA world again.Why formamide may have been early life’s alternative to water (Astrobiology Magazine).New study reveals secrets of evolution at molecular level (Phys.org).Try your hand at being a CEH reporter! Read and analyze the claims above. You can use our Back Issues for assistance; click on the Origins drop-down menu on the front page, and look for previous entries about Origin of Life. You can also use the search bar for particular keywords.last_img read more

SA congratulates new French president

first_img7 May 2012 South African President Jacob Zuma has joined international leaders in congratulating Francois Hollande following the socialist party leader’s victory in France’s presidential runoff elections on Sunday. Hollande won an estimated 51.05 percent of the votes, beating Sarkozy’s 48.95 percent, according to initial results. “We would like to take this opportunity to extend our congratulations to Mr Hollande and the people of France for a successful election,” Zuma said in a statement on Sunday evening. He said South Africa and France enjoyed strong bilateral political and trade relations, and hoped that the two countries would continue to build on them under the new leadership.Swing to the left The win ends 17 years of conservative leadership in France and marks a swing to the left that will mean key policy changes at the heart of Europe. Sarkozy, swamped by voters’ anger at his failure to rein in rife unemployment, became Europe’s 11th leader to be swept out by the eurozone debt crisis. He conceded defeat minutes after the polls closed, and addressed his supporters at the headquarters of his party. “France has a new president; it’s a democratic, republican choice,” Sarkozy said. “Francois Hollande is the president of France and must be respected. I just spoke to him on the telephone, and I want to wish him good luck amid the ordeals. “It will be difficult, but I wish with all my heart that France, our country which brings us together, manages to get through these ordeals, because there is something much bigger than us; it’s our country, it’s our homeland,” Sarkozy said.‘Heavy challenges await us’ Hollande, who will be France’s first socialist president since Francois Mitterrand left office in 1995, spoke of bringing hope and change to France. “The first duty of the President of the Republic is to bring together and link all citizens to communal action so as to face up to the challenges awaiting us, and there are many and they are heavy,” Hollande said. “First of all, to increase production in order to get the country out of the crisis, reducing our deficit in order to control debt, the preservation of our social model to ensure to all the same equal access to public services.” Hollande vowed to rework a deal that called on European governments to cut their debt. He also promised to raise taxes on big corporations and people earning more than a million euros a year. France plays an important role in various multilateral forums, including the European Union, United Nations Security Council, G20, and the International Monetary Fund. Source: BuaNews-Xinhualast_img read more

Valdez-less Creamline survives Bali, nears finals

first_imgNational Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Top seed Creamline outlasted BaliPure, 25-19, 13-25, 28-26, 18-25, 15-7, to take Game 1 of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference semifinals Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The Cool Smashers were without Alyssa Valdez for the fourth straight time, but just like in the previous games, they proved they can win without their superstar.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LATEST STORIES Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Valdez out for Creamline for remainder of PVL conference Robredo: 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 Gamescenter_img Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments The Cool Smashers and the Water Defenders have less than 24 hours left before they clash again for Game 2.Rose Vargas and Pau Soriano scored 19 and 18 points, respectively for Creamline while Jing Balse showed flashes of her old form with 10 points.Grethcel Soltones and Jerrili Malabanan had 19 points apiece for the Water Defenders.ADVERTISEMENT NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “It’s against all odds, but we will not be afraid. We have no fear,” said Creamline assistant coach Oliver Almadro.“Everybody did well, but it’s not over yet. We’ll just continue to play unafraid.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsCreamline coasted in the fifth set but the most crucial stage of the game was the third set, where the Cool Smashers overcame a 24-20 deficit.“We already lost the third set, but we were given the opportunity and we just grabbed it,” Almadro said.last_img read more

Mayweather warns of hefty fine if McGregor kicks him in their fight

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Aside from the probability of receiving a high kick, Kimmel also asked the 40-year-old boxing icon about the possibility of a second fight, this time inside the Octagon under MMA rules.“As of right now, we gotta get past August 26,” Mayweather said. “Once we get past August 26, then we can talk about other things.”A clip of Mayweather’s full interview is available below.  /raRELATED STORY:ADVERTISEMENT Mayweather unfazed by ‘dirty’ McGregor LATEST STORIES It’s just over a week away from one of the most anticipated bouts in boxing, as undefeated fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr. returns to the ring to face off UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.The former is known to be the ultimate boxing tactician, while the latter is a complete mixed martial artist, adept in using both his arms and legs in combat.ADVERTISEMENT Mayweather unfazed by ‘dirty’ McGregorSports 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 In a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mayweather was asked what would happen if his opponent decides to throw a kick or any other MMA technique during their 12-round boxing showdown on Aug. 26.“That’s a fine, that’s a huge fine,” he told host Jimmy Kimmel.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 opening“I don’t think he’d want to lose, probably 90 percent of his money or even more. I don’t know what it’s gonna be, but it’s gonna be a heavy fine,” he added.Although it remains highly unlikely that McGregor would throw such a blatant illegal strike, the brash Irishman is known to be as unpredictable as it comes. NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters MOST READ Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Robredo: 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 View comments Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claimlast_img read more

The rising sun refreshes the room as the construct

first_imgThe rising sun refreshes the room as the construction crew discusses work details. [Photo & Text: T] The Light Scoop of Phase Five features circular and square windows which provides a spectacular view of the desert. A clerestory window at the top brings sunlight into the space highlighting the unique ceiling relief design made by Soleri’s patented earthcasting technique. [Photo & Text: T] Crew leader Lindsay Clark goes over the drywall procedures with workshoppers Nicole Rouillard and Winston Gilcrease. [Photo & Text: T]center_img February 27, 2006As an integral part of East Crescent Complex, Light Scoops rise vertically accenting the outer edge of the half circular building footprint. [Photo & Text: T]As an integral part of East Crescent Complex, Light Scoops rise vertically accenting the outer edge of the half circular building footprint. [Photo & Text: T]last_img read more