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No case against KP

Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella had said that there are provisions in the legal system to use a suspect as a state witness.The Minister said that while KP was in the “custody” of the defence ministry he may not end up in court if it is felt that he can further assist the government to crack LTTE overseas operations. (Colombo Gazette)UPDATE: The government information department in an SMS news alert later said that KP has not been released. Hullugalle said this in response to a questioned posed by a journalist regarding reports that KP had shifted to the house once owned by slain LTTE political head S.P. Thamilchelvam. He said KP is involved in humanitarian work in the north and the government has given the necessary clearance for him to carry out that work. The government says legal action has not been filed against former LTTE chief arms procurer Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP.Defence Ministry spokesman Lakshman Hullugalle, speaking at a media briefing in Colombo today, said that KP has also not been detained. Hullugalle also said that some hardcore LTTE cadres who are in prison have criminal charges filed against them.In June last year the government said it will use KP as a “state witness” if the need arises. read more

Govt report Expanded coverage and pricey medications drive faster growth in health

by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, The Associated Press Posted Dec 2, 2015 2:02 pm MDT Last Updated Dec 2, 2015 at 5:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email FILE – In this March 23, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A government report says U.S. health care spending last year grew at the fastest pace of President Barack Obama’s tenure, driven by expanded coverage through his namesake law and by zooming prescription drug costs. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. health care spending last year grew at the fastest pace since President Barack Obama took office, driven by expanded coverage under his namesake law and by zooming prescription drug costs, the government said Wednesday.After five years of historically low growth, national health expenditures increased by 5.3 per cent in 2014, reaching $3 trillion, or $9,523 for every man, woman and child. That followed a 2.9 per cent increase for 2013. Such seemingly small percentage shifts resonate when the total is $3 trillion.The report by nonpartisan experts at the Department of Health and Human Services is an annual snapshot of the nation’s health care system, a major slice of the economy. Rising spending eventually has consequences for taxpayers, employers and individuals.For the Obama administration, it may signal the end of an unusually long lull in health care inflation that yielded political dividends. While the president’s health care law has increased coverage, the cost problem doesn’t appear solved. Even now, the Republican-led Congress is preparing to send a repeal bill to his desk.“From the political point of view, it’s absolutely significant,” said Robert Blendon, who follows public opinion on health care at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Critics will point to the report as authoritative evidence the health law is starting to raise costs.Underscoring concerns about affordability, the report also found that health care spending grew faster than the economy as a whole, reaching 17.5 per cent of GDP. That’s worrisome because it means health care is claiming a growing share of national resources.“The return to faster growth and an increased share of GDP in 2014 was largely influenced by the coverage expansions of the Affordable Care Act,” said the report, referring to Obama’s law. It made no predictions, saying future trends depend on how the health care industry adjusts to continuing change and how the economy fares.Political appointees at HHS responded quickly, saying that spending is still not growing as fast as in the years before Obama’s law, which passed in 2010.“Health care spending growth stayed well below the trend seen prior to the Affordable Care Act,” Richard Frank, a top economic adviser, said in a statement.The increase “is not surprising given that more people are covered and getting the health care they need,” Frank added. Much of that growth “will be temporary and will fade in the coming years,” he suggested.The report confirmed the increase in insurance coverage due to Obama’s law, already documented by major national surveys that show the uninsured rate at 9 per cent, a historic low.Beyond that, however, it painted a picture of costs creeping upward at many critical points in the system.Among the major findings:— Prescription drug spending shot up by 12.2 per cent in 2014, driven by new medications for hepatitis C infection, as well as treatments for cancer and multiple sclerosis. Hepatitis C drugs contributed $11.3 billion in new spending.— The growth in per-person health care spending was driven mainly by greater use of medical services, which outpaced increases in the price of those services. That suggests that some newly insured people got care they had previously gone without. Additionally, already-insured people may have gotten elective treatments postponed earlier during lean economic times.— Medicare spending increased by 5.5 per cent last year, the fastest rate of growth since 2009. The two biggest reasons were the rising cost of prescription drugs, and more spending for doctors’ services and other outpatient care.— Spending on Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people, jumped by 11 per cent in 2014, the fastest growth in more than a decade. That was mainly driven by the health law’s Medicaid expansion, which is optional for states. In some reassuring news for states, the report found that per-person spending declined due to healthier people signing up in the program. Also, the federal government picked up nearly all the new costs.Some outside experts who reviewed the report say they don’t see a return to galloping inflation, but even modest increases could lead to affordability problems.“We don’t read in this any sign that the pressure is off now and we are going back to double-digit growth,” said economist Charles Roehrig of the Altarum Institute, a Michigan-based non-profit that does health care system research and consulting.But even if health care spending grew at a slower rate, closer to the overall economy, that would still be a major problem. It’s “not sustainable in the long term unless we want to increase the amount we collect in taxes,” said Roehrig.The federal report was published online by the health policy journal Health Affairs.___Online:Health Affairs – http://tinyurl.com/hlhr8cv Gov’t report: Expanded coverage and pricey medications drive faster growth in health spending read more

Starbucks hikes prices on coffee espresso tea lattes

by The Associated Press Posted Jul 12, 2016 8:09 am MDT Last Updated Jul 12, 2016 at 11:05 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Starbucks hikes prices on coffee, espresso, tea lattes SEATTLE – Starbucks says it’s increasing prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea latte beverages.The Seattle-based coffee chain says prices on select sizes of brewed coffee in U.S. company-operated stores are jumping 10 to 20 cents Tuesday, while prices on espresso and tea latte beverages will rise 10 to 30 cents.The company says in a statement that pricing in stores is “continually evaluated on a product-by-product and market-by-market basis in order to balance business needs.”The price hikes do not impact coffee shops in Canada.The price jump comes a day after Starbucks announced it would boost the base pay of all employees and store managers at U.S. company-run stores by 5 per cent or more.The company didn’t immediately return a request for comment on whether the price increases are related to the wage hike. FILE – In this this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, Starbucks cups are shown mugs in a cafe in North Andover, Mass. Starbucks announced July 12, 2016, that it was raising prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea lattes in U.S. company-operated stores. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) read more

No standardised maternity care in Ireland as Csection rates vary by 20

first_imgTHE RATE OF Caesarean sections performed in some Irish hospitals is more double the World Health Organisation’s recommended rate, HSE figures have revealed.The statistics, published today, also show a wide variation in this rate between hospitals.The rate in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, at 38 per cent, is the highest in the country, compared to the lowest of 19 per cent in Sligo General Hospital.Sligo General Hospital is still as much as 5 per cent above the World Health Organisation’s recommendation of a national C-section rate of at most 15 per cent.The majority of hospitals fall between the 25 and 30 per cent bracket. Click here for the full list of statistics.The Association of Improvements in Maternity Services, Ireland (AIMS Ireland), while welcoming the publication of the statistics, said they reveal a “geographic lottery”.“We are concerned that these regional variations in obstetric interventions across Ireland essentially present women with a ‘geographic lottery’ in terms of their maternity care. There is no standardised care,” Krysia Lynch, Co-Chair of AIMS Ireland said.She added that the rate of episiotomy  performed is a “cause for concern” as the procedure is described in UK Guidelines as a “do not do”.Non-instrumental deliversThe rate of non-instrumental deliveries, defined as ‘delivery cases that exclude forceps delivery, vacuum extraction delivery with delivery, breech with forceps to after-coming head or Caesarean section’, was above 50 per cent in all hospitals except St Luke’s, where it dipped to 48 per cent.Wexford General Hospital, the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street, and Sligo General Hospital had the highest rates in this category at 65, 66, and 67 per cent respectively.AIMS Ireland has now moved to reiterate its call for an overhaul of the maternity care model in Ireland.“Outdated practices”“Outdated practices, which are evident in this data, are of no benefit to the majority of women,” Lynch said.“High quality robust evidence, including the recently published Cochrane Review on midwife-led care, shows that the large majority of women benefit from a midwifery-led care model, not obstetric.” (Image Credit: AIMS Ireland)Read: Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act comes into force >Column: As a mother, I’m not not too posh to push… just too scared >last_img read more

Google to drop Blogger Picasa names in coming weeks

first_imgWhen Google launched Google+ into beta we thought it was only about competing with Facebook and creating a popular alternative social network. But it has turned out Google has more planned, including a bit of rebranding for some of the company’s existing and very popular services.Over Google’s relatively short history as a company it has acquired a number of online services that have remained popular and kept their original names. But the search giant has decided that at least two of those services would benefit from being rebranded, and so we are about to lose some of the most well known names on the web.AdChoices广告Blogger and Picasa are those two services whose names will be changed. While that may seem like a strange decision, you’d expect Google to pick some decent alternatives. But that is definitely not the case. Blogger is expected to become Google Blogs, while Picasa is going to become Google Photos.The rebranding has not yet been confirmed by Google officially, but it is thought the announcement and change will be made public within 6 weeks. The rebranding could also impact other services with the only definite exclusion being YouTube at the moment.While losing such well-known names seems a little crazy, Google is betting a lot on Google+ and wants to better integrate its existing services around it. Therefore, come the public launch of Google+ (no more invites required) these services will also be relaunched.As both services are losing their names, we can also expect to see their logos disappear too. So say goodbye to the orange Blogger “B” and Picasa circle of colors, and look forward to whatever symbol Google’s design team have thought up to represent blogging and image storage.Read more at Mashablelast_img read more

How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees

first_imgO’Dowd: We agreed that there was a remit of the committee and we have to stick to that. There are certain questions which were read out at the very beginning – I appreciate that the Deputy was not here – that could not be asked legally and other ones that could. O’Brien: “Is that one of them?” As a voluntary witness, reliance on Kerins ruling seemed to suggest that the committee shouldn’t push any of those issues, which could have been effective.Ahead of the sports committee session, its chair Fergus O’Dowd and the committee’s other members were given legal advice on what the remit of committees is.In one exchange with Jonathan O’Brien – where the Sinn Féin TD asked whether Uefa funding is paid into the FAI’s main bank account in an attempt to shed light on why the FAI became short of money – O’Dowd explained that legal advice: Share58 Tweet Email2 Delaney and the FAI are not civil servants, they’re not obliged to appear before Oireachtas committees so if they don’t want to answer questions they don’t have to. So do Oireachtas committees need more power, and if they do, what specific powers can we give them?There are ways of expanding the terms of reference of the Houses of the Oireachtas without evoking constitutional change, Kenny says.“If you want to go broader than this, and allow the Houses of the Oireachtas to conduct certain inquiries, that’s more tricky. There would be a fear that there would be no judicial oversight… and a distrust of politicians to use that power responsibly.“Even if you believe committees need to be more robust, formulating that would require constitutional change, and the idea of parliamentary inquiries is unpopular.”“No committee can be a Starr chamber,” O’Dowd said. “You must have protocols, you must have processes, they must be seen to be fair. It must be respectful of the witnesses, but there must be thorough, there must be robust debate.” By Gráinne Ní Aodha How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees? “We have to act within the law, whether we like it or not,” the chair of the Oireachtas Sports committee told his members this week. 24 Comments The only remit we have legally in terms of funding here is funding that comes from Sport Ireland to the organisation – that is the law – and their accountability to that. On other funding, notwithstanding the importance of the Deputy’s questions, they do not have to answer if they do not wish. That is a fact.Speaking on RTÉ’s Late Debate on Wednesday, O’Dowd expanded on this point.“We have a remit to look at a public body or wholly or partly funded, but they’re only accountable to us for the €2.9 million, notwithstanding that they got €15 million in funding over 10-15 years, so the Sports Ireland funding is of the €2.9 million.”The €2.9 million relates to the funding for the entire year, which is given in two payments. Although the first payment has already been granted, the second payment of €1.4 million is due in August, and has been suspended by Sports Ireland.Committee members, in their questioning of the FAI on Wednesday, tried to make their questioning relevant by linking it to the suspended Sports Ireland funding and how to restore it, rather than general governance and financing of the FAI.But there were many grey areas where the chair erred on the side of caution.“We’ve had a number of meetings as a committee,” O’Dowd said on the Late Debate, “with the legal advisors of the Oireachtas, in relation to the Supreme Court case being heard on the issue of the treatment of witnesses, and the tone and the way the chairman does or does not conduct their business. https://jrnl.ie/4588817 Apr 13th 2019, 9:30 PM Our remit is solely to ask questions about the actual governance, but legally, we’re not allowed to ask questions in relation to expenses, in relation to salaries, or all those other issues that everybody wants to get answers to. It is not in our remit and therefore we can’t legally ask them to.As with the Kerins case, Delaney and his FAI colleagues are citizens, not Ministers or civil servants, and so don’t have to appear before committees, as O’Dowd explains: O’Dowd: I am advising the Deputy, as Chair, just to be careful what he is saying here in terms of the legal issues, of which he may not be aware, and the Supreme Court case.O’Brien: “As a member of the Committee of Public Accounts I am well aware of the Supreme Court case. I appreciate the advice.” THE KERINS RULING was referenced repeatedly during the Oireachtas Sports Committee in the much-anticipated questioning of FAI officials and its former CEO, John Delaney. But how relevant is the ruling to how Oireachtas committees operate, and will TDs and Senators question witnesses from now on in this “frustrating” way, as TD Ruth Coppinger put it?So far, the Supreme Court has only ruled that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was “acting outside its terms of reference” in relation to its questioning of Angela Kerins, the former Rehab CEO. Kerins appeared before the PAC in 2014 after being invited to answer questions about payments by the HSE to Rehab, and other payment issues. During the seven hours where Kerins appeared before the committee, Kerins was asked about her salary, “accused of adopting double standards” and told that she needed “to get a grip on herself”.Because of the finding that PAC strayed from its remit, the court ruled that “it would not be a breach of the separation of powers for the Court to declare the actions of the PAC unlawful”, meaning that the privileges of the Houses of the Oireachtas did not make it immune to the oversight of the Irish legal system, as it usually is.When this ruling was given on 27 February, there was a concern at the time that this would have “a chilling effect” on how committees operate, “rather than a direct legal effect”. It was feared that committees would be overly cautious in their questioning, for fear of legal action that could spark from that.On Monday this week, a seven-judge Supreme Court panel heard the arguments from legal representatives for Angela Kerins and the State on whether the PAC had acted “unlawfully”, and are currently weighing up those arguments.On Wednesday, John Delaney read out a statement to the Sports Committee, in which he said that “in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Kerins case”, that he would ask the committee to respect his decision not to comment on the €100,000 cheque, or his role as CEO of the FAI. Delaney is currently the association’s Executive Vice President, a newly created role.So is the Kerins case relevant to the questioning of Delaney and the FAI?“What’s interesting is, it wasn’t exactly clear what Delaney meant when he mentioned the Kerins ruling,” says David Kenny, an Assistant Professor in Law at Trinity College Dublin.“But it seems like it’s not a million miles away from its remit. Sports Ireland, a public body associated with the FAI, and the issues that are related or that caused the withdrawal of Sports Ireland funding to the FAI. That seems to be within the remit. O’Dowd: I am not finished. I want to make very clear to the Deputy and to everybody that we are all on the same side here in getting the facts. We have to act within the law, whether we like it or not. I do not like having to say to the Deputy that he has to be careful about a question but if I do not do that, I am in breach of my duty. The Deputy may not like to hear this but the fact is that the Supreme Court has commented on the role of the chairman in the Kerins case and I have to have due regard to all of the advices I have got.  There is no big deal here.The Kerins ruling noted the role of the chair in dictating the nature of the questioning, saying that “where a particular course of action is engaged in by a member or members of a committee without… without intervention from the chair, it may well be open to the conclusion that the committee as a whole approved of the action in question”.The ruling said that it was the role of the chair of an Oireachtas committee to ensure that “the committee acts in a lawful manner”.This is what a chilling effect could look like in practice, says David Kenny.“Legal advice tends to be cautious, so with possibility of judicial oversight the legal advice to committees might be not to risk it, which means members won’t ‘push up against the line’ of what’s permitted.”So what was the Sports Committee’s remit in relation to the FAI?The committee’s remit is quite narrow – it only has oversight of the government funding of the FAI, despite that being a fraction of its overall cash flow.As O’Dowd explained at one stage of the questioning: Saturday 13 Apr 2019, 9:30 PM 13,978 Views Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

End of UK Loan Guarantee

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:(Alan Duncan, Department for International Development, desmond swayne, house of commons, TCIG, UK loan guarantee Editorial: Listen to your Mama Seriously, Sixth Form registration begins at Clement Howell High Aug 15 TCI Premier Responds To Beaches’ Letter Announcing Closure Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 25 Feb 2016 – The UK Minister of State for International Development, Mr Desmond Swayne, made the following written statement to the House of Commons of the British parliament on 25 February:“I wish to bring the House up to date with respect to the loan guarantee from the Department for International Development (DFID) to the Turks and Caicos Islands Government (TCIG).On 28 February 2011, my Right Honourable Friend, the then Minister of State for International Development (Alan Duncan) informed the House that DFID had finalised a guarantee in favour of Scotiabank (Turks and Caicos) Ltd to provide TCIG with access to a maximum capital amount of US$260m over five years. He argued that the assistance would allow TCIG to implement budget measures which would lead to achieving a fiscal surplus in the financial year ending March 2013.I am pleased to announce that on 22 February TCIG repaid its remaining borrowing under this guarantee on schedule and with an outstanding borrowing need of just US$28m. It was able to raise this amount without further recourse to the UK government for support and is expected to repay that loan over the next three-and-a-half years.TCIG has progressed from deficits of US$77m in financial year 2010/11 and US$29m in 2011/12 to a surplus the following year and strong surpluses thereafter. TCIG and the TCI public service had to make a number of difficult decisions and sacrifices. Financial management and oversight has been strengthened. Essential investment was maintained, including an expansion of the international airport that has allowed a significant increase in flights from US cities. The successful conclusion of DFID’s guarantee is a credit to the resolve of the TCI public service, TCIG, the Governor’s Office and UK-financed technical experts.” Recommended for youlast_img read more

US attorney Federal courthouse in Vancouver top priority

first_imgWestern Washington’s top U.S. attorney was in Vancouver this week, emphasizing the importance of having a federal presence here and a strong relationship with local prosecutors and police.U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan, whose offices are in Seattle, met with Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik before an interview Tuesday at The Columbian office. At the top of her priority list, she said, was continuing a strong partnership with law enforcement here and eventually making a fully staffed federal courthouse in Vancouver a reality.While defendants can make brief preliminary appearances at the Federal Building across from the Clark County Courthouse in downtown Vancouver, they must travel to the U.S. District Courthouse in Tacoma for resolution of their cases. Vancouver doesn’t have a federal judge or assistant U.S. attorneys, and relies on a part-time magistrate and local deputy prosecutors acting as special federal prosecutors.Former U.S. Rep. Brian Baird made headway when he launched a 23-member steering committee in 2005 to increase federal prosecution in Southwest Washington of illegal immigration, methamphetamine use, identity theft and embezzlement.last_img read more

Police arrest man involved in New Years Day hitandrun

first_imgFORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – Police have arrested a man they believe to be involved in a New Year’s Day hit-and-run incident.Fort Lauderdale Police said Philip Varsam was the driver who allegedly hit a cyclist, Sunday, just after midnight.The scene was near West Cypress Creek Road and South Powerline Road. Police closed lanes while the investigation was underway.The cyclist was transported to North Broward Health in critical condition. There has been no further word on his condition.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

POLICE LOG for December 31 Car vs Bicyclist On Lowell St Road

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Monday, December 31, 2018:Police noticed a man walking around in shorts at Shawsheen Avenue and Hopkins Street. Man was looking to get back to Medford. Police drove him to Cumberland Farms and arranged for a taxi to pick him up. (12:53am)A car and bicyclist were involved in an accident on Lowell Street. Bicyclist received minor injuries and refused medical attention. (9:13am)A 3-vehicle crash occurred on Lowell Street. 2 vehicle towed. 1 driver cited for a marked lanes violation. No injuries noted. (12:33pm)Police responded to a road rage incident on Shawsheen Avenue. Police gave a verbal warning to the driver of a Mercedes for falling too closely and driving without a license in their possession. (4:54pm)A Glen Road caller reported her neighbor’s exterior light is flashing and is concerned. Police responded. Everything checked OK. Motion alarm is affected by weather. (9:25pm)(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedPOLICE LOG for August 10: Car Stolen; License Plate Stolen; Road Rage Incident At Cumberland FarmsIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 22: Evicted Tenant Leaves Behind Cat; Driver Issued Summons; Kids Playing Ding Dong DitchIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for September 5: Train Conductor Helps Locate Missing Puppy; Rented Trucks Not Returned To UHaulIn “Police Log”last_img read more

The Flash Season 5 Ep 19 Recap When Barry Sucks Killer Frost

first_img Probably my favorite thing about having Nora around on this season of The Flash is how much she improves the show. Watching her learn how to use her speed brought us right back to season one. And since she was still learning, it made sense for her to cover some of the same lessons her father had to. Instead of watching Barry learn them over and over again like we have for the previous two seasons. Having Nora around made Barry smarter. So we can all guess what happens the second Nora isn’t around anymore. Hey Stupid Barry, long time no see. You, uh… sticking around long?Yeah, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that after Barry sent Nora back to the future last week without telling anyone, it causes some friction. How many times has he learned this lesson now? I’ve truly lost count. You’d think he’d have learned by now to stop making big decisions without discussing them with his wife first, but no. And this is probably the worst one yet. He and Iris get into a huge fight, and Barry says some pretty rough things. Like how Iris is only mad because she just got Nora to stop hating her. Damn, that’s low. Is it any wonder why I think Wally was always the better Flash?Grant Gustin as Barry Allen and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West — Photo: Katie Yu/The CWTo further compound just how stupid Barry’s decision was, Nora immediately runs back to Eobard Thawne. Like, what did Barry think she was going to do? Oh no, I can’t trust Nora because Thawne might be using her against us. Better make absolute sure he does! And yes, Thawne probably knew something like this was going to happen. This is what he was planning for. He puts up a token amount of resistance when she asks how he was able to travel back in time without The Flash knowing. He reveals he created his own Speed Force. This was his goal the whole time. He wanted to turn Barry’s daughter against him. He wanted to train her to use the Negative Force.Back in the present, Iris is ready to divorce Barry over this. And as sad as I’d be about that, I wouldn’t blame her. He keeps making this same stupid mistake over and over again, and it seems no amount of counseling will fix that. She decides to use Gideon to create a portal into Nora’s time to see her again, and Ralph goes with her because more than anything right now, Iris needs a friend. I kind of wish we’d spent more time with Iris and Ralph in the future. It’s fun watching Ralph impersonate a prison guard to get Iris into Thawne’s cell. (“I have to think really douchey thoughts to keep this face on.”) Instead, seeing Iris brings up all the anger she’s ever felt toward both her parents. She taps into the Negative Force and runs back in time. So that’s another thing Barry has to deal with that he brought on himself. That’s all we get though, other than a final shot of Iris emerging into the present day, her eyes filled with Negative Force. For the rest, we’ll have to come back next week.Kyle Secor as Icicle — Photo: Dean Buscher/The CWThe rest of the episode, oddly enough, was taken up by more of a villain of the week storyline. Fortunately, it was a very good one. Since we’re all so frustrated with Barry at this point, the show wisely dedicated most of its runtime to Killer Frost. Her father, Icicle, robs her mother’s lab and steals a cryo-generator. What does it do? Well, the episode didn’t feel like telling us. “Nothing good” is all Caitlin says. They find out how Icicle plans to use it when he returns to the lab, knocks out Flash and Joe and kidnaps Caitlin and her mother. This is where we get the family drama that actually works in this episode. The tension and distance between mother and daughter feels real and relatable. They can’t stop bickering at each other or trying to show each other up. Even while captured, they argue over the best way to escape, though both options are equally bad.It works because there’s some real relationship dynamics underneath this bickering. Caitlin’s mom never overtly showed an interest in her the way her father did. When Caitlin got old enough, she did everything she could to cut her mother out of her life, and her mother got the message and never tried to contact her. Both played a part in distancing themselves and being held prisoner together let them finally get all that into the open. Just as they start to reconcile, though Icicle bursts into the room and takes Caitlin’s mom. He plans to try to turn her into a ice metahuman. If the process kills her, well he’s OK with that too. Fortunately, in trying to restrain Caitlin with an ice blast, her froze her power-dampening cuffs. They shattered and Killer Frost came out.Susan Walters as Dr. Tannhauser and Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow — Photo: Katie Yu/The CWWe’ve had some great speedster battles over the course of this show, but this Ice battle might be even better. It’s so cool to watch Icicle and Killer Frost create a giant tower of ice as they chase each other through the air. These effects are really well done, and I couldn’t stop smiling during this fight scene. In a very sweet ending to it, Icicle gets the upper hand and is about to stab Killer Frost with an icicle blade. That’s one step too far for Caitlin’s father who fights through the Icicle personality to regain control. With her old dad back, the entire Snow family is back together again… for about five seconds.As always happens at the end of this season’s villain of the week episodes, Cicada shows up and renders the victory meaningless. She and Killer Frost fight, and I have to say it’s so much better than most Flash-Cicada fights we’ve seen. “Nice knife, I’ve got two” is such a great opening line. If the Arrowverse weren’t already most of the CW’s lineup, I’d be asking for a Killer Frost spinoff right about now. Well, I guess that’s what the comics are for. Once again, Cicada overpowers Killer Frost and sends her knife straight at her. We could all see what happens next coming a mile away. Caitlin got her father back, there was no way that was going to last. He throws himself between Cicada and Killer Frost, sacrificing himself to save his daughter. Man, I knew it would happen, but I wish this show would cut Caitlin a break just once.Sarah Carter as Grace Gibbons — Photo: Dean Buscher/The CWBarry’s stupidity got real tiresome this episode, so I’m thankful the show decided to spend most of its time with a Killer Frost story instead. The family drama was well-written and acted here, lending some weight to the death of a character we’ve really only seen for about half an episode at a time. The episode ended well too. Like Iris, I’m willing to forgive Barry over and over again, because The Flash keeps bouncing back and reminding us just what a fun show it can be. That’s what I’m hoping happens next week. We’ll find out why Cicada stole the cryo-generator (we still don’t know exactyly what it does). That should be OK, but I’m really curious to see what the Negative Force did to Nora.The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on The CWPreviously on The Flash:The Flash: Season 5 Episode 18 RecapThe Flash: Season 5 Episode 17 RecapThe Flash: Season 5 Episode 16 Recap Stay on target Top Movies and TV Panels to Keep on Your Radar for SDCC 2019’The Flash’ Season 5 Finale Recap: 2 Big Bads and 1 Pre-Crisis last_img read more

Catholics look to hold their ground to rising number of evangelicals in

first_imgRelated posts:Costa Rica’s Catholic Church to take more activist role on environment following Pope’s call to action Pope Francis meets the Castros after mass on iconic Havana square Pope Francis tells bishops that clergy abuse must not be repeated Pope Francis kicks off Mexico tour addressing drug trafficking and violence Millions of Catholics across Costa Rica are preparing to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday, but their numbers are dwindling, according to several studies. As more than 500 million Catholics living in Latin America trickle away from the Church of Rome, many are turning to other denominations, especially evangelicals sects.Long the dominant religion in Latin America, Catholicism has been facing a slow but steady decline in adherents by roughly 1 percent per year, according to figures from the Latin American Public Opinion Project. In 2012, the overall percentage of Catholics in the region stood at 65 percent compared to nearly 90 percent of Latin American’s population in the early 1980s.Costa Rica is no exception to this trend, according to a survey released by CID Gallup in late March. In January, Gallup conducted home interviews with 1,200 adults in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic. The survey had a margin of error of +/-2.8.Every country surveyed by CID Gallup found double digit losses for Catholics in Central America and the Dominican Republic. According to a survey released by CID Gallup in March on religion in Central America, 19 percent of Ticos born Catholic have left the faith. Today, 67 percent of Ticos surveyed identify as Catholic.Evangelicals, meanwhile, are picking up some of these erstwhile Catholics. The survey found that 12 percent in Costa Rica were born into an evangelical faith while 25 percent identified as such in January, a 13 percent increase.The remaining eight percent surveyed was reported as not having a faith.This migration from Catholic to evangelical is even more pronounced in the Dominican Republic (27 percent), Honduras (26 percent), Nicaragua (23 percent) and Guatemala (21 percent).Rev. David Solano, a sociologist and director of the Juan XIII School, acknowledged the trend away from Catholicism in the region: “We see this as a pastoral challenge.” Evangelical faithful pray for peace and for the end of violence in Tegucigalpa, on July 3, 2013. Orlando Sierra/AFPOne issue is the relationship Catholics have with their pastor compared to evangelicals. The CID Gallup survey found that 66 percent of evangelicals in Costa Rica reported having a close relationship with their pastor compared to 58 percent of Catholics. Solano said that the Catholic Church in Costa Rica needs to shake up its attitudes toward its congregations. He echoed Pope Francis’ call for priests to leave their comfort zone and meet people in the streets or where they live as opposed to waiting for the faithful to come to them for mass.Solano added that the universal church’s strong numbers in the region were weakened in part by globalization’s exchange of new ideas as people look to other expressions of faith, including Protestantism.“We need to reassess how we’re carrying out our pastoral work in the church. Something is happening in the space between what we propose as a church and how people are living with it on a religious level,” Solano told The Tico Times.Pope Francis, an Argentine and the first Latin American head of the Holy See, has not been blind to the shift away from the church. The pope made headlines when he was quoted saying that the church had become “obsessed” with issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and abortion. The Latin American pope also has stressed a greater focus on social justice and serving the poor during his brief tenure.The CID Gallup survey also found that Costa Rican Catholics are the most receptive to the pope’s efforts to “open” the church on issues like communion for divorced couples (71 percent in favor compared to the next highest support, 58 percent in Nicaragua), allowing women to become priests (59 percent versus 55 percent in Honduras), and allowing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to participate in the church (61 percent versus 41 percent in Nicaragua).Solano said that Pope Francis is a popular figure among many Catholics and non-Catholics alike, but that it is too early to know if the Argentine has started to stem the tide away from the universal church.Rigoberto Vega, executive director of Evangelical Alliance, said that their growth in numbers is due to people’s desire to have a personal experience with God. Vega said that they have seen greater interest in the more personalized, participative and less ceremonial approach to spirituality that the Protestant faith offers.“When a person has a personal experience with Christ, it changes their perspective. It changes their life,” he said.This effort has taken the shape of massive proselytization campaigns. On a national day of prayer in May 2014, Vega claimed that 5,000 volunteers brought 12,500 people to their first evangelical service. Another is planned for May 30.Despite growth relative to Catholics, Vega said that growth for evangelicals has “stagnated” at roughly 1 percent per year for the last 10 years. Vega said the evangelical movement continues to grow but faces an uphill battle against a more secular society, “a loss of moral and spiritual values.”The Catholic Church’s approach seems to be taking some hints from the success of the evangelical movement, according to evangelical leadership. Both Vega and Solano said that they approached their outreach “canton by canton.” Solano did not agree with the characterization that the Catholic Church’s renewed outreach was copying the efforts of evangelicals, phrasing it instead as a “return to the roots of the early Christians in the Gospel.”Solano opined that many find themselves on the borderline of their faith, acknowledging that religion might not perfectly fit their life, but said that was no barrier to the sacred.Said Solano: “People can be far from the church without being far from God.” Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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first_img October 1, 2018 718 Views in Daily Dose, News, Origination Share Spending on the construction of homes rose 4 percent year-over-year in August according to the latest Monthly Construction Spending report from the U.S. Census Bureau. However, the reported noted that on a month-over-month basis the spending on residential construction fell slightly and the overall construction spending was mostly led by increased spending on public construction.The report provides monthly estimates of the total dollar value of construction work done in the U.S. According to the Census Bureau, this survey covers construction work done each month on new structures or improvements to existing structures for private and public sectors. Data estimates include the cost of labor and materials, cost of architectural and engineering work, overhead costs, interest and taxes paid during construction, and contractor’s profits. The report indicated that overall construction spending in August was at $1,318.5 billion, up from $1,317.4 billion in July, after revisions.Year over year, the report revealed, that overall construction spending rose by 6.5 percent, up from the August 2017 estimate of $1,237.5 billion. The report also notes that construction spending increased by $862 billion in the first eight months of the year, 5.3 percent more growth than the same period in 2017.While construction as a whole increased, private construction saw a decrease in spending in August. The Census Bureau report found that spending was 0.5 percent below the revised July estimate at  $1,006.9 billion, down to $1,001.7 billion. Residential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $560.1 billion in July, 0.6 percent above the revised June estimate of $556.7 billion. Residential construction fell by 0.7 percent to $548.9 billion, below the revised July estimate of $553 billion.In July in private construction, the Census Bureau found that spending was 0.1 percent below the June estimate, but unlike in August, residential construction went up. Residential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $560.1 billion in July, 0.6 percent above the revised June estimate of $556.7 billion.Most of the growth in construction spending was from public construction, such as educational and highway construction, Educational construction saw a 2.0 percent increase in August to $316.7 billion, up from the revised July estimate of $310.5 billion.Find the complete report here.center_img Spending on Residential Construction Rises Construction New Homes Spending 2018-10-01 Seth Welbornlast_img read more

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What’s more the Rangers were attempting a crash landinga suicide plunge with a high-speed camera firing all the way NASA didn’t achieve a soft-landing until 1966 when Surveyor 1 landed in the Ocean of Storms (One good portent for SpaceIL: Surveyor 1 bounced after it landedbut not 500 meters) Getting to the lunar neighborhood in the first place isn’t easy eitherespecially when the clock is ticking Deadlines slip costs exceed estimates hardware fails boosters never make it to orbitas SpaceX itself discovered in June when an unmanned cargo rocket it was sending to the International Space Station exploded just two and a half minutes after takeoff SpaceIL probably has a comfortable money cushion Its major contributors and fundraisers are the Kahn Foundation and the Dr Miriam and Sheldon G Adelson Foundation Sheldon Adelson is the Las Vegas casino mogul who is better known for his big-ticket bankrolling of Republican presidential candidates Still space is expensivemore so even than 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