Photo/Videos: Struggling Oklahoma State Blows Out No. 3 Kansas, Fans Rush Court

first_imgOklahoma State fans rush the court after win.Twitter/@ESPNCBBAt this point, it feels like we have a huge upset and a court rush every night in college basketball. No. 3 Kansas was the victim tonight, falling to an Oklahoma State team that was just 9-8, and 1-4 in the Big 12 in Stillwater, 86-67. After the game, fans of the Pokes rushed the court in a big way.Down goes Kansas! What a week. pic.twitter.com/46vr4hqHo0— ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) January 20, 2016They stormed the court anyway. Regardless, great win for the Pokes. They came to play. 86-67 victory. #OkState pic.twitter.com/KIyNCQsuK8— Sam Gannon (@SamGannon87) January 20, 2016Storm that court, Pokes! #okstate pic.twitter.com/hFFVoutUEc— Jessica Morrey (@JessicaMorrey) January 20, 2016Last night, Iowa State fans stormed the floor. Tonight, it was Oklahoma State. On the road in the Big 12, nobody’s safe.last_img read more

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Rep OMalley announces indistrict office hours for February

first_img State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, will meet with local residents during scheduled office hours later this month.“Your input allows me to be a more effective advocate for the ‘Fighting 101st’ at the state Capitol,” O’Malley said. “I encourage residents to attend and hope to hear about issues that matter most to them.”Rep. O’Malley will be available Friday, Feb. 22 at the following times and locations:8 to 9 a.m. at the Leelanau County Government Center, 8527 E Government Center Drive in Suttons Bay;10 to 11 a.m. at the Benzonia Township Offices, 1020 Michigan Ave. in Benzonia;12 to 1 p.m. at Onekama Township Hall, 5435 Main St. in Onekama; and2 to 3 p.m. at Ludington City Hall, 400 S Harrison St. in Ludington.No appointments are necessary. Those who are unable to attend at the scheduled times but would like an opportunity to talk with Rep. O’Malley may call his office at (517) 373-0825 or email him at JackOMalley@house.mi.gov. ### Categories: O’Malley Newscenter_img 14Feb Rep. O’Malley announces in-district office hours for Februarylast_img read more

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Former Channel 4 content chief Jay Hunt is being l

first_imgFormer Channel 4 content chief Jay Hunt is being linked with a role at Apple.According to sources, she has been in talks over an unspecified role at the tech giant’s London office.Jay HuntThe story first emerged on the On the Airwaves news site.Hunt is known to be well in with Apple original video chiefs Jamie Erlicht and Zach van Amburg, having worked with them on Channel 4 sci-fi anthology Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams when they were running Sony Pictures Television.Hunt has been heavily linked with another digital content player, Netflix, but has publicly played down that link.She left Channel 4 last month after seven years as chief creative officer with the UK broadcaster, having brought shows such as The Great British Bake Off and Electric Dreams to the commercially funded public service broadcaster.Numerous execs are lining up to replace her at Channel 4, with interviews believed to be in their final stages. BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh and Hunt’s deputy, Ralph Lee are both in contention, though sources suggest the later may no longer be in the running.On Friday, former BBC director general Danny Cohen was the latest to rule himself out after reports claimed he was unexpected candidate.Apple, meanwhile, has been building out its content team following the appointments of van Amburg and Erlicht has head of video programming.They have hired a number of execs, including former WGN America chief Matt Cherniss, and are thought to be looking at big ticket dramas, despite Apple seemingly not having aAn Apple spokesperson declined to comment when contacted by DTVE sister title TBI, while Hunt couldn’t be reached for comment this morning.last_img read more

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He went peacefully and is no longer in pain He e

first_img“He went peacefully and is no longer in pain. He earned that much and is forever a hero in my heart. Rip my little son, my little Hulk.”In a statement, Castledawson-based construction manufacturer and supplier, Essential Design Group, which is run by his grandparents, Oliver and Mandy, said: “Ollie was a little warrior and he fought hard to the end.“Ollie had an amazing personality and he touched everyone’s hearts that knew him.“Ollie will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace. Heaven has gained another Angel.”Angel Wishes, a group set up to support children throughout Northern Ireland fighting cancer, said it was devastated by the news of Ollie’s passing.“It is with a very heavy heart we inform our Angel Wishes families of the passing of our wonderful little Ollie,” they said.“I know many of you will have got to know Ollie and his devoted parents James, Chantel and sister Lucy throughout your time in hospital and like ourselves will be devastated by this news.“James and Chantel will want you to continue to stay strong for your child as they did for Ollie.“Our thoughts and prayers go to Ollie’s entire family at this very sad time.“Fly high wee Ollie.”Ollie’s funeral service will take place at St Swithin’s Parish Church, Magherafelt at 2.15 pm today.He will be laid to rest in Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.His family have requested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to Angel Wishes, payable to Garvin’s Funeral Service, 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt.Funeral today for ‘forever hero’ little Ollie Higgins (4) who loses his cancer battle was last modified: July 10th, 2019 by John2John2 Tags: Hero Ollie Higgins who has lost his battle to cancerA heartbroken Co Derry man has said his young son will be “forever a hero in my heart” after losing his battle with cancer.Ollie Higgins from Magherafelt passed away on Saturday at the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children. Funeral today for ‘Forever hero’ little Ollie Higgins (4) who loses his cancer battlemagherafeltOllie HigginsPolepatrick cemeterySt Swithin’s Parish Church It is understood that the youngster, who only turned four on May 30, had been ill for several months.Ollie’s untimely passing is being mourned by his heartbroken parents James and Chantel, big sister Lucy, grandparents Oliver and Mandy (Higgins) and Richard and Sandra (Randlesome), aunts Rebecca and Corrina and the wider family circle.Writing on social media, Ollie’s father James announced his passing on Saturday afternoon.He wrote: “My son lost his fight today at 1.11 pm. He did me proud and made me the proudest father a man could wish for. ShareTweetlast_img read more

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Facebooks privacy move major pivot or headfake

first_img Critics say Facebook’s announcement is an effort to deflect attention away from its growing role in public discourse “I’m optimistic that we’ll build systems that can basically deliver most of the value with a fraction of the amount of data,” Zuckerberg said.Laura Martin, analyst with the financial firm Needham & Co., said Zuckerberg’s move is smart because it brings Facebook new revenue streams while limiting its exposure to regulation. Zuckerberg “sees the writing on the wall that Facebook will be regulated” and as a result is “carving out these apps to take them out of the regulatory purview,” Martin told AFP.Moving into e-commerce and payments, Martin said, “represents revenue diversification, and Wall Street vastly prefers multiple revenue streams.” The strategic shift announced this week by Zuckerberg suggests Facebook no longer wants to be a “digital town square,” but a “digital living room” for secure, private communications, in what could be a major transformation on privacy.But Zuckerberg’s announcement also prompted considerable head-scratching on the implications for Facebook’s ad-supported business model, and on the growing pressure to weed out nefarious content and misinformation.”Should this ambition be realized, it is nothing less than an epochal shift in Facebook’s business model,” Henry Farrell, a George Washington University professor, wrote in the Washington Post.Farrell noted that Facebook’s pivot comes amid pressure from governments to weed out “hate speech” and other inappropriate content, and in some cases use the social network to spy on its population.By making more communications private and encrypted, “it makes some kinds of political manipulation harder to carry off at a wide scale,” Farrell wrote. “However, it also means, obviously, that government authorities will not be able to see what people are saying to one another.”Farrell argued that Zuckerberg “isn’t just changing course because he was pushed. He is also being pulled by new opportunities, which might provide a more politically sustainable business model.” Citation: Facebook’s privacy move: major pivot or headfake? (2019, March 8) retrieved 17 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2019-03-facebook-privacy-major-pivot-headfake.html Facebook’s new mission outlined by Mark Zuckerberg could be a major shift to privacy for the embattled social network, or, as one analyst said, a “smokescreen” © 2019 AFP Payments, commerceSomewhat overlooked in Zuckerberg’s announcement was his plan to offer new services on a privacy-focused platform. He proposed to “build more ways for people to interact” with “video chats, groups, stories, businesses, payments, commerce, and ultimately a platform for many other kinds of private services.”Fred Wilson, a venture investor who blogs on the tech sector, called Zuckerberg’s announcement a bold effort to “completely reboot the company’s business model to position itself to win the next wave in tech.”Zuckerberg told Wired magazine in an interview Wednesday the details of the business model are not yet worked out, while acknowledging that Facebook will collect and store less user data. Smokescreen?Some analysts argue that Facebook’s move is a headfake designed to deflect attention away from its growing influence over public discourse.”Underneath it all, very little is going to change,” said Richard Windsor, a technology analyst who writes the Radio Free Mobile blog, describing the shift as a “smokescreen.””This is because a pivot towards becoming a fully private and encrypted communication system looks like suicide as with no data Facebook would have no advertising to sell.”Alex Stamos, a former Facebook chief security officer who is now on the Stanford University faculty, meanwhile called Zuckerberg’s announcement a “judo move” which addresses several challenges for the social network.”Right now FB gets crap (from the same people) for both invading people’s privacy and not policing communications enough,” Stamos tweeted.”In a world where everything is encrypted and doesn’t last long, entire classes of scandal are invisible to the media.”Facebook’s move comes with US lawmakers mulling new regulations for internet platforms which could end the liability protections for content posted by third parties, and with tough data protection regulations in Europe which in some cases require removal of inappropriate content within hours. One analyst says Facebook’s pivot is part of an effort to ramp up competition against rivals like Snapchat which use ephemeral messages Mark Zuckerberg talks privacy, accidentally disses Facebook Portal While the new business model is not yet defined, Facebook could move into payments and other kinds of services with its messaging applications After building the world’s biggest and most powerful social network in history, Mark Zuckerberg says the future of Facebook is something else. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Explore further To comply with these requirements, Facebook has hired some 20,000 moderators around the world, but still faces a daunting task in removing content from billions of users in dozens of languages.The new focus “could privilege privacy but undercut things like content moderation,” said Daniel Kreiss, a University of North Carolina professor of communication.”A move in this direction would let them entirely wash their hands of any editorial or role for content… fake news, hate speech, defamation.”Owning the privacy spaceTech analyst and blogger Ben Thompson said the shift “makes perfect sense for Facebook: this is a privacy cake that Facebook can have—and eat it too.”Thompson said Facebook is likely to keep its data collection and advertising business in place while moving into the new private communications space as it moves against rivals like Snapchat.”This is a valuable space to own for all of the reasons that Snapchat succeeded in the first place,” he said in his Stratechery blog.”Facebook has changed nothing about its core service or data collection policies, yet the assumption is that the company is pivoting and the only debate is whether to believe them or not.”last_img read more

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NGT bulldozes NBCCs plea on tree cutting

first_imgPetitions were filed against cutting of 16,500 trees which are likely to get chopped if the construction goes through The status quo on felling of trees in Delhi continues as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) bulldozed National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) plea that it was losing Rs 25 lakhs per day as it was not being allowed to cut trees to resume the construction.NBCC submitted a reply in the green court saying that they had taken all necessary permissions for redevelopment under General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) project in South Delhi including building a World Trade Centre commercial complex in Nauroji Nagar.The petitions have been filed by NGOs Chetna and Green Circle against cutting of 16,500 trees which are likely to get chopped if the construction goes through.Petitioner and Lawyer Anil Sood said that even as NBCC claimed they had taken all permissions they didn’t have one to extract ground water for construction, neither had the Central Pollution Control Board assessed the level of pollution it may cause. “If the NBCC claims to be losing Rs 25 lakhs per day on account of their illegalities due to which they are not being allowed construction, the citizens stand to lose Rs 2.5 crore per day on account of health hazards that pollution poses to them,” Sood argued in court.NGT had issued notices to Municipality of Delhi, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee, COF, Delhi Police, New Delhi Municipal Corporation, Delhi Development Authority, South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Central Public Works Department and NBCC (India) Limited in the case.None of the respondents in the case except NBCC, CPCB and Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) have replied in the case. The court has granted one week’s time for other parties to file their replies and fixed the next date of hearing for July 27. Another case related to the contentious tree-felling issue will come up for hearing in Delhi High Court on July 26.NGT had passed a stay order on July 2 against any cutting of trees until further orders. “Despite the stay order, NBCC has been allegedly violating the court directives. Citizens have noticed dumps and dumps of rubble being thrown on tree stems to make them weak,” said Chhavi Methi, a resident and an activist in South Delhi. RELATED Published on SHARE SHARE EMAIL South Delhi housing project: NGT stays cutting of trees until further orders Several trees were chopped to make space for the redevelopment project in New Delhi. File Photo   –  The Hindu ‘Trees not to be cut to develop Delhi colonies’ Tree cutting: Delhi citizens move HC against NBCC environmental politicscenter_img SHARE July 19, 2018 New Delhi environmental issues Can Delhi afford felling of thousands of trees for housing complex, asks HC COMMENT COMMENTSlast_img read more

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Groups of British end is small happy event carries 440 million luxurious

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Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris

first_img World 10 Jul 2019 Macron turns his sights on France’s town halls for power base PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves “black vests” stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France.Police on the scene told Reuters an estimated 200 to 300 protesters, mostly from West Africa, managed to get into the Left Bank mausoleum where national heroes including Voltaire and Victor Hugo are buried.”We will remain here until the last one of us has been given documents,” a leaflet given out by an organiser read. Young men were chanting “black vests” – a reference to the recent anti-government “yellow vest” protests – while marching around the monument, which is located in the heart of the capital’s Latin Quarter, an area popular with tourists. Related News World 06 Jun 2019 Six undocumented migrants die after Texas police chase World 09 Jul 2019 Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-raycenter_img {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} Related News About 50 to 60 riot police barricaded access to the site of the protest, which was taking place peacefully, and them out of the building in groups. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen called the occupation unacceptable. She tweeted: “In France, the only future for any illegal immigrant should be getting kicked out, because that’s the law.” (Reporting by Forrest Crellin; writing by Michel Rose; Editing by Richard Lough)last_img read more

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