Nuri Şahin Former Real Madrid and Liverpool star Nuri Sahin announces Turkey retirement Tom Webber Last updated 2 years ago 07:35 11/3/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Turkey Borussia Dortmund Friendlies Bundesliga Despite being just 29 years old, Borussia Dortmund’s midfielder has brought an end to his time as an international footballer Turkey midfielder Nuri Sahin has retired from international football to allow a new generation of players to establish themselves in the squad.Sahin, 29, found the net on his Turkey debut in a 2-1 victory over Germany, the country of his birth, in 2005 to become their youngest senior international and goalscorer aged 17.World Cup odds here Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The Borussia Dortmund midfielder went on to make 51 appearances for the national team, but his only outing at a major finals came in a 3-0 defeat to Spain at Euro 2016.Sahin has now opted to bring his time with Turkey to an end, citing a desire to afford greater opportunities to younger players.Kamuoyuna saygılarımla… pic.twitter.com/q3k5f2F64O— Nuri Şahin (@nurisahin) November 2, 2017″I believe with conviction and enthusiasm in the new generation of young Turkish players and I am convinced that if we support them with a good plan in the next 10 to 15 years they will be able to achieve great success,” Sahin wrote in a statement posted on Twitter.”I am ending my career in the national team because I want to let the youth take precedence.”During my career, I have had many opportunities and valuable experiences. I will always be in close contact with Turkish football and ready to help as much as I can.”Turkey failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Leonard Fournette HurtUpdate 2: Fournette apparently took one to the groin during the tackle in question. No fun.Reports are that Fournette, the total package, sat out the last series because he got nailed in the package.— Ron Higgins (@RonHigg) September 26, 2015Update: Fournette has returned to the game. LSU leads 31-17 at the Carrier Dome.Fournette doesn’t look hurt. Looks like he may have just ran out of gas or cramped. HE’s back in there now.— Glenn Guilbeau (@LSUBeatTweet) September 26, 2015Earlier: LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette has run for 217 yards and two touchdowns against Syracuse so far Saturday afternoon, but his day may be over a bit early. Early in the fourth quarter, Fournette, after being gang-tackled by a number of Orange defenders, was slow to come off of the field. He’s since been shown wincing in pain on the sideline, though it’s unclear what’s ailing him.How many times did cameras show Fournette grimacing before announcers interrupted lovefest to point out he may be hurt?— Sagar Meghani (@smeghaniAP) September 26, 2015 We’ll keep you updated.
Los Angeles: Filmmaker James Wan has shared few details of his next directorial venture, saying that he is planning to return to his “indie roots”. In an Instagram post, the 42-year-old director said the new project is a “hard-R thriller” and based on an “original horror idea”. “There’s been a bit of speculation as to what my next project is… All I’ll say is, I’m super excited to go back to my indie roots with this hard-R thriller. An original horror idea (not a reboot/remake or anything based on existing IP) with old school, practical effects and no giant, blue screen sets,” Wan wrote. The filmmaker, who made a name for himself with “The Conjuring” and “Saw” franchises, took a turn towards mainstream blockbusters with films like “Fast and Furious 7” and “Aquaman” in the last couple of years. He is currently scouting for locations for his yet-to-be-titled project.
One day before Chris Paul signed his five-year, $107.3-million free-agent contract with the Clippers, Paul joined his teammates J.J.Redick, Jared Dudley and Darren Collison and holdovers Matt Barnes and Ryan Hollins at their own contract ceremony.Paul could have commanded all the attention, but he decided to share it.“I didn’t want that,” Paul said. “We all had to sign at the same time, so why not do a press conference together? There’s no one person who’s more important than the team, and I absolutely mean that.”So when the Clippers held a news conference on Wednesday to announce their newly signed players, Paul sat quietly in the back row.
6Marcus Allen1982-85576,942121.8 14Chuck Foreman1973-76536,009113.4 With no clear favorite for MVP this season, Bell is making a strong late-season push. And you can see it beyond the traditional stats. Among running backs, Bell ranks as the third-best rusher and the fourth-best receiver (subscription required), according to Pro Football Focus; he’s the only player in the top five in both of those metrics. He also is one of just four starting running backs averaging over 2 yards per carry after contact, bringing a power element to his game as well.This may be Bell’s best season, but he has been a yards from scrimmage monster for much of his career. In 45 career games, Bell has 3,830 rushing yards (85.1 per game) and 1,952 receiving yards (43.4 per game). That translates to 128.5 yards from scrimmage per game for his career, which would be the highest career average since 1932.And while it’s not apples-to-apples to compare Bell’s production right now to every other player’s career production — Bell hasn’t seen his average dragged down by playing games during the decline phase of his career — we can see Bell’s dominance just as clearly by comparing him to players when they were at the same stage. Among the 100 players with the most yards from scrimmage through four seasons, Bell has the highest number of yards from scrimmage per game.3Although total yards and passing stats are at historic highs, rushing yards are near historic lows. Most statistics are best viewed in light of era adjustments, but that’s much trickier to do when it comes to yards from scrimmage; currently, teams are averaging just 107.6 rushing yards per game, the third-lowest average since the league starting tracking this metric back in 1932. As a result, it’s not clear what advantage, if any, modern running backs have when it comes to racking up big yards from scrimmage totals. For example, it was a wide receiver, Julio Jones, who led the NFL in yards from scrimmage last year, but it was with the lowest total by any player since 1996. RKPLAYERSEASONTEAMRUSHRECYFSGYFS/G 8Marshall Faulk1999STL1,3811,0482,42916151.8 Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell had himself a day on Sunday. He rushed for 236 yards against the Buffalo Bills, breaking the Pittsburgh single-game rushing record that was set by Willie Parker in 2006. Bell also caught four passes for 62 yards, giving him a total of 298 yards from scrimmage. That’s tied for the 10th-most in a regular-season game since at least 19501That’s the first year for which Pro-Football-Reference.com has game-level statistics for each player. — and it’s more than the entire Bills offense gained against the Steelers defense. On a day when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger struggled (37.8 passer rating), Bell carried the team to victory.In an NFL season light on superlatives — no quarterback or wide receiver is having a historically great season — the top performers have been running backs. Dallas rookie Ezekiel Elliott leads the NFL in rushing yards, with 1,392, and is a big reason why the Cowboys are beating every team they play that’s not the Giants. Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, my vote for midseason Offensive Player of the Year, has arguably been better than Elliott. Johnson has gained at least 100 yards from scrimmage in every game the Cardinals have played this season; he’s only the second player in NFL history to cross the 100-yard mark in each of his team’s first 13 games of a season.And yet, neither Elliott nor Johnson has been the most dominant player in the NFL this season, at least not on a per-game basis. That honor belongs to Bell, who now has 1,616 yards despite missing the first three games of the season. He’s averaging 161.6 yards from scrimmage per game this season — 20.8 more than Johnson, 29.8 more than Elliott and at least 50 yards more than everyone else in the league. There is simply no more dynamic or versatile star in the league: 4LaDainian Tomlinson2001-04637,921125.7 9Arian Foster2009-12516,052118.7 2Edgerrin James1999-02526,640127.7 6Marshall Faulk2001STL1,3827652,14714153.4 5Marshall Faulk2000STL1,3598302,18914156.4 4Chris Johnson2009TEN2,0065032,50916156.8 7Jim Brown1963CLE1,8632682,13114152.2 9Walter Payton1977CHI1,8522692,12114151.5 13Jamal Lewis2000-04606,822113.7 12O.J. Simpson1973BUF2,003702,07314148.1 3Eric Dickerson1983-86627,842126.5 14Clinton Portis2003DEN1,5913141,90513146.5 7Billy Sims1980-83526,252120.2 15Walter Payton1975-78576,427112.8 YARDS Single-season leaders in yards from scrimmage (YFS) per game RKPLAYERSEASONSGYARDS FROM SCRIMMAGEYFS/G 1Priest Holmes2002KC1,6156722,28714163.4 3O.J. Simpson1975BUF1,8174262,24314160.2 13Barry Sanders1997DET2,0533052,35816147.4 15Steven Jackson2006STL1,5288062,33416145.9 Bell’s average of 161.6 yards from scrimmage isn’t remarkable for 2016 alone. If it were to stand through the end of the regular season, Bell’s 2016 performance would rank as the second-highest single-season average since 1932.2That’s when the NFL began tracking individual yards. Minimum eight games played, 1932-2016 seasonsSource: Pro-Football-Reference.com 1Le’Veon Bell2013-16455,782128.5 8Ricky Williams1999-02546,437119.2 5Terrell Davis1995-98617,594124.5 Leaders in yards from scrimmage per game, first four seasons 11Jim Brown1957-60485,642117.5 10Tiki Barber2005NYG1,8605302,39016149.4 10Clinton Portis2002-05607,059117.7 2Le’Veon Bell2016PIT1,0535631,61610161.6 Right now, Bell is second in the league in rushing yards per game and sixth in yards per rush. And among all players, he is fourth in receptions per game, with 6.7. If Bell can continue his dominance during the final three games of the regular season, he has a good chance of taking home the MVP — and dragging the Steelers into the playoffs while he’s at it.Check out our latest NFL predictions. Among the top 100 players in yards from scrimmage through four seasons, 1932 to 2016.Jamal Lewis was injured for the whole 2001 season, so his first four seasons include 2000 and 2002-04.Source: Pro-Football-Reference.com 12Adrian Peterson2007-10616,952114.0 11LaDainian Tomlinson2003SD1,6457252,37016148.1
Ohio State junior swimmer Lindsey Clary competes at the Big Ten championships in February, 2016. Credit: OSU AthleticsOhio State entered the Olympic Swimming Trials with 34 swimmers competing for a spot on the team, but none of them managed to crack the United States swimming group heading to Rio later in the summer.The results found below are from the trials going from Wednesday until the conclusion of the trials on Sunday. For the results on the first three days, click this link.On Tuesday, the first event for the Buckeyes was the women’s 200-meter freestyle match. The school’s lone representative was graduate Alex Norris who finished 30th with a time of 2:01.02.The second event on the third day was the women’s 200-meter individual medley. Senior Lindsey Clary represented the Scarlet and Gray and placed 23rd with a time of 2:16.70.Junior Gregory Nymberg competed in the men’s 200-meter butterfly on Tuesday, finishing 45th with a time of 2:01.82.Day four of the event saw plenty of OSU swimmers compete. In the men’s 100-meter freestyle, senior Josh Fleagle advanced to the semifinals after placing 17th with a time of 49.58 in the preliminaries. He would be knocked out in the semifinals after only placing 16th with a time of 49.70. Also in that event was junior Nathan Christian who placed 66th with a time of 50.98 and graduate Tim Phillips who finished 23rd with a time of 49.89.Also for the men on day four was the 200-meter breaststroke. Two Buckeyes competed in that event, graduate D.J. MacDonald who finished 27th with a time of 2:16.68 and sophomore Brandon Fronczak who placed 83rd after completing the event in two minutes and 21.16 seconds.The third and final event for the Buckeyes on Wednesday was the women’s 200-meter butterfly. Clary finished 69th with a time of 2:17.23 while Amanda McNulty completed the race with a time of 2:17.55, good for 76th in the race.The fifth day of the trials held four preliminary events of which the Buckeyes participated in three. First up for the Bucks was the women’s 200-meter breaststroke. The sole member of the Scarlet and Gray was junior Katie Antal who finished 108th after completing the event with a time of 2:38.32.The next event up for the Buckeyes on that day was the men’s 200-meter individual medley. Three Buckeyes raced in that event with senior Andrew Appleby placing the highest at 35th with a time of 2:04.11. Next up was graduate Chris DePietro who placed 77th with a time of 2:07.41. Lastly was sophomore Gus Whiteman who had a time of 2:12.55 and finished 88th.Whiteman also participated in the 200-meter backstroke, but his time was disqualified.On Friday, the sixth session of the trials began, and OSU again was well represented, having competitors in all four morning events. The men’s 50-meter freestyle event saw three Buckeye swimmers compete. Senior Matt McHugh finished 46th overall with a time of 23.04; freshman Mossimo Chavez finished 61st with a time of 23.15 and junior Kevin Musterait placed 124th with a time of 23.56. The next men’s event, the 100-meter butterfly, saw one swimmer do particularly well. Graduate Tim Phillips finished second in the preliminary trials with a time of 51.68, .19 seconds better than 22-time Olympic medal winner Michael Phelps. Phillips again finished second in the next round, this time with a time of 51.28. He could not replicate his success in the finals as he placed fifth in the event with a time of 51.44.Also competing in the event was Matt McHugh who finished 48th with a time of 54.19. Behind him was sophomore Michael Salazar who placed 51st with a time of 54.26 and Nymberg who finished with a time of 55.09, 89th best at the event.The first women’s event on Friday morning saw the Buckeyes’ leading swimmer Clary (who competed in a school-best five events) compete in the 800-meter freestyle. She was the lone member of OSU in the vent and she placed 15th with a time of 8:41.90.The women’s 200-meter backstroke was the final heat on Friday morning. Only senior Kaitlyn Ferrara swam for OSU and she placed 54th with a time of 2:16.15.The events continued on until Sunday, but the final day with any OSU swimmers was Saturday. The women’s 50-meter freestyle event had four OSU swimmers competing in the event of 180 swimmers. First among the Bucks and 75th overall was junior Macie McNichols who finished with a time of 26.21. The remaining three swimmers were junior Cheyenne Meek who finished 125th with a time of 26.55, graduate Annie Jongekrijg who finished 145th with a time of 26.70 and graduate Rachael Dzierzak who placed 160th with a time of 26.83. The only event for the men on Saturday was the men’s 1,500-meter freestyle event. The lone competitor for the Bucks was junior Brayden Seal who finished 75th with a time of 15:58.50.
The show put on by the WWE for Monday Night Raw in Nationwide Arena can be a tough act to follow.But with the faint smell of pyrotechnic smoke and testosterone wafting through the air, Columbus Blue Jackets fans were treated to a 3-2 victory over their rivals, the Nashville Predators.Defying expectations, Columbus coach Ken Hitchcock went back to struggling goaltender Steve Mason in net against the Predators. After Mason gave up a soft goal to the Minnesota Wild in the Jackets’ last game, a 4-2 loss, Hitchcock was widely expected to give Mathieu Garon the start.“It’s my decision. I like the way he reacted after the third goal,” Hitchcock said. “It was a bad goal and he knows it. We can keep bailing on people or ride it out.”Mason, playing in his 100th career NHL game, justified his coach’s confidence with 29 saves.The game opened as so many others have this season for the Jackets: With Columbus trying to find new and unusual ways to shoot themselves in the foot.In the early minutes of the first period, Blue Jackets’ defenseman Jan Hejda passed the puck to line mate Mike Commodore; a nice thought. The only problem was that Commodore was no longer in possession of his hockey stick.Commodore gamely tried to pass the puck soccer-style to a teammate with his skate, but the end result was a turnover deep in the Blue Jackets’ own zone.In spite of the early miscues, Columbus fought the Predators to a draw in the first period. It was a victory of sorts for the struggling Jackets, who had given up a goal in the first four minutes of play in each of the last seven games. Mason had seven saves in the period.The second stanza saw a boost in the action.After Columbus forward Chris Clark drew a hooking penalty in the early minutes of the period, Mason was forced to make several spectacular saves during the ensuing Predator power play. One saw him dropping into the butterfly position as he made a glove save on a Nashville laser shot.Center Derick Brassard broke the scoring deadlock at the 16:10 mark of the second period.Columbus defenseman Milan Jurcina fired a slap shot from just inside the blue line in the Predator’s zone. The puck was re-directed by Brassard from the middle of traffic in front of the net and slid through the five-hole of Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne. OSU product R.J. Umberger also assisted on the play.“I parked myself in front of the net,” Brassard said of the goal. “You get yourself there and good things can happen.”Columbus continued the scoring in the third.Following a hooking penalty on Nashville captain Jason Arnott, Jackets’ left-wing Kristian Huselius cashed in on the power play opportunity with his 16th goal of the season.The goal came on a special teams’ play that would have pleased Hickory coach Norman Dale, of the Hoosiers movie fame.While set up in their power play, Columbus made five crisp passes between each Jacket player on the ice, before Huselius took the shot and put the puck in the net. Thirty-nine seconds later, Fredrik Modin extended the Blue Jackets’ lead to three, as Rinne lay helplessly on his back after a collision in front of the net.The Predators bravely hung in, converting on two scoring chances as the third period winded down.First Martin Erat beat Mason high and left with a wrist shot, and then Patric Hornquist drew Nashville to within one with a rebound goal.The Jackets’ faithful began to get a little restless. They had seen this scenario before.But Mason was up to the challenge as he withstood the onslaught of Predator shots to make the lead stand up and deliver the victory for Columbus.Hitchcock was effusive in his praise of his goalie following the game.“Our goalie was the best player on the ice and we needed him today,” Hitchcock said. “He can win games by himself.”The Jackets’ coach confirmed that Mason will get the start again against the Los Angeles Kings Thursday night. With the Kings bringing a 4-1 record in their last five games, they’re sure to need another stellar game from him.
Following a hard-fought 20-17 victory at Iowa last weekend, No. 8-ranked Ohio State returns home on Saturday for its 107th meeting with Michigan and its regular season finale. Although the win put the Buckeyes into the history books as the only team in conference history to win 10 games or more in six straight seasons, coach Jim Tressel said his team’s thoughts immediately shifted to the rival Wolverines. “It seems like Iowa was a long time ago. We knew it was going to be a battle and it was,” Tressel said. “It wasn’t 30 seconds over that our thoughts began to rumble about this one, and we’re anxious.” The Buckeyes have dominated the Wolverines at the Horseshoe in recent history, winning every game against Michigan in Columbus since 2000. Senior defensive tackle Dexter Larimore said OSU will face a much-improved Michigan squad. “It’s crazy to think that last year they were almost a completely different team,” Larimore said. “This year, they have just turned it on offensively and just been able to score on anybody.” Pryor comes through in the clutch Junior quarterback Terrelle Pryor didn’t have his most impressive statistical game in the Buckeyes’ victory in Iowa City, Iowa, completing 54.5 percent of his passes and throwing for two interceptions. However, Tressel said he was impressed by his signal caller. “I thought he played pretty well,” he said. “There were a couple times where, from the sideline, I thought he should have stood in and waited for something to develop, and then when you watched it on film, I could see why he moved around a little. … I would say his grade was as good or better than any he’s had. He really had a grasp on what we were trying to do.” Even with the interceptions, Tressel said it was Pryor’s performance down the stretch that stood out. “He ran the ball well. He got us in and out of plays we needed to be and obviously, you know, you’re evaluated by how you do when the chips are down, and I thought he did a nice job in that last six minutes,” he said. Senior day Twenty-four OSU seniors will run out of the tunnel onto the field at the Horseshoe for the last time Saturday, hoping to stay unbeaten in their careers against Michigan. Couple that with the magnitude of the rivalry, and Tressel said it is going to be a special day. “We’re looking forward to 24 seniors, the last time they go out there, and that’s a big deal to us, but that’s a bigger deal to them,” he said. “They have been a part of some good football teams and they’re trying to lead this team into being a good football team and they know they only have one more chance back in Ohio Stadium.” The seniors agreed that their last game in Columbus will be memorable. “It will definitely be emotional and definitely a kind of bittersweet feeling knowing that I made it through the five years,” senior offensive lineman Bryant Browning said. “At the same time, it is going to be the last time I get to run out onto the field with my team at the Horseshoe and play in the great stadium, so it is going to be something I remember for the rest of my life.” Downtrodden Wolverine defense The 2010 edition of the Wolverine defense is certainly not one of the best Michigan has produced. Heading into its final regular season game, Michigan has allowed more than 33 points per game and given up an eye-popping 445.2 yards of offense per game. Despite the shortcomings, senior wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher said he expects to see a better Wolverine defense Saturday. “We’re obviously confident in our offense no matter who we are facing,” Sanzenbacher said. “We’ll game-plan for whatever we think is going to work, but at the same time we always know that they’re probably going to be a little better than what we see on film.” Tressel said the magnitude of the matchup will bring out the best in all parties. “I can promise you this, they are going to play the best they can possibly play and then some,” he said. “They’re going to play better than they are. We need to play better than we are, and that’s, to me, the fun of this game.”
The agent of Nabil Fekir is adamant that his client’s potential transfer to Liverpool from Lyon remains a possibility for this summerShortly after their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last month, the Reds were believed to be close to sealing a £53m to bring Fekir to Anfield before the start of the World Cup.The France international had actually completed a medical at the French training camp, but then Lyon released a statement announcing that the talks had broken down and that Fekir would be remaining at the Groupama Stadium for next season.Report: Origi cause Klopp injury concerns George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Divock Origi injury in today’s game against Newcastle is a cause for concern for Jurgen Klopp.Perhaps with one eye on Tuesday’s trip to Italy…But the forward’s agent, Jean-Pierre Bernes, is adamant that the move can still go ahead.“He didn’t sign because uh, it is not over! This is not the end of the story,” he told La Chaine Info, via AlbaWaba.Fekir is currently with the French squad for the World Cup and came on as a substitute for Ousmane Dembele in the 70th minute of their 2-1 win over Australia in their World Cup opener last Saturday.
Leonardo Spinazzola who has been on the Bianconeri’s books since 2010, but has never actually played for the first team says that about six years ago, the signing of Madrid all-time goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo was unthinkable.The defender left Juventus in 2012 and has been on loan ever since but when asked what has changed now since he left Turin six years ago, Spinazzola said as quoted in Football Italia:“The difference is Cristiano Ronaldo. When I left six years ago, a signing like that was unthinkable.“That means the club has done a great job and does it every day, you can see that from the new training ground which is wonderful. Now, this is one of the top clubs in the world.”The left-back will wear the number 37 shirt this season.“It’s the number I took in my first year in Bergamo and it brought me good luck,” Spinazzola explained.“There are plenty of reasons why 7 is my favourite number but it was already taken!Fiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“[Juan] Cuadrado had it, now it’s changed and I left it alone! I like both three and seven, so I chose this number.”Spinazzola can’t be active at the moment as he was forced to undergo surgery on his meniscus.“My condition is a bit more positive now, I’ve been running for a week and I went to see [surgeon Pierpaolo] Mariani last week and he said it was fine.“Now all I can do is work, be patient, and wait.“I think I’ll be back in mid-October or early November. I think you should always be calm with these kind of injuries, because it’s pointless coming back in four months only to feel bad for three months.“So it’s better for me to let the doctors get me in shape, then when the Coach says I’m ready I’ll train.”
The Chilean striker has only scored once in seven matches played with Manchester United in the English Premier League this seasonChilean striker Alexis Sanchez is in bad form right now.The Manchester United footballer has scored only once in seven matches in the 2018-2019 English Premier League season.And he also hasn’t played for his country since March of this year. Now everything can change.Chile national team manager Reinaldo Rueda says he hopes to select Sanchez for the friendly game against Mexico.Daniel Farke, From mid-table in the Championship to the Premier League Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Norwich City manager, Daniel Farke, has taken his team from the middle of the table in the English Championship to play with the big boys in the Premier League.“I talked with him about that. What we want is that we hope his experience and ability can contribute to the team with his share of goals,” Rueda was quoted by Four Four Two.“And the important thing is that other players also score goals. The forwards have changed because they have not been in a good moment.”“Alexis is a benchmark, an elite player and he always enjoys being with the national team, joining his team-mates and getting to know the younger ones,” he added.“We hope he has a good game because we know that he has also had difficulties with his club. He has not had the continuity that we all expected for one reason or another.”
WILMINGTON, MA — Marjorie Guarino-King (Atkinson), age 99, of Tewksbury, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on April 22, 2019.Marjorie was born on September 15, 1919, in Cambridge, MA; she was the dear daughter of the late Samuel and Hilda (Thomas) Atkinson. Marjorie was raised in North Reading and was a graduate of Reading High School. Following graduation, she went on to earn her degree at Burdett Business School in Boston.Marjorie worked as an office manager for over twenty years at Charles River Labs in Wilmington and for many years at Johnson’s Roses in Woburn.Marjorie will be remembered for her love of animals especially horses. She was a 4H leader for many years and was very active with horse shows. Marjorie also loved gardening and cultivating beautiful flowers.Marjorie was very active at the Wilmington Senior Center for many years and she also did a lot of volunteering in the Nurse’s office at Wilmington High School. Marjorie was very involved in the Shriner’s organization; as a “Hunz” she volunteered for countless fundraisers and charitable events. She was always doing something to help a great cause.Marjorie was the beloved wife of John J. King of Tewksbury and the late Joseph Guarino, devoted mother of Sandra LaLiberte of Wilmington, Michael Dupras of Tewksbury, the late Donna Robbins and Daniel Dupras. Loving “Gramma” of the late Joseph LaLiberte, Deborah LaLiberte, David LaLiberte, Mark LaLiberte & wife Joanne, Renee Pineau & husband Joseph, Janine Hersom & husband Dickie, Michelle Dupras-St. Cyr & husband Leo, Steven Robbins, Billy Robbins & wife Candice, Ricky Robbins & wife Marti great-grandchildren Jessica, Jacqueleen and husband Kevin,Richard Jr., Stephanie, McKayla, Joey, Kevin, Matthew, Patrick, Mikey, Alyssa, Felicia, Jordyn, Lexcia, Katelyn and great-great grandchildren Jacob and Delilah. Marjorie was the sister of the late Norman and Irene and is survived by her sister-in-law Carol Atkinson of Marion, MA.Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, April 25th from 2:00-3:45 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service in the Wilmington United Methodist Church, 87 Church St., Wilmington, at 4:00 p.m.In lieu of flowers, donations in Marjorie’s memory may be made to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children – Boston, Attn: Development Office, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.Marjorie (Atkinson) Guarino-King(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedOBITUARY: Lawrence “Mike” Considine, 63In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Patricia (Patti) Ann Griffin, 66In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: James Thayer Hastings, 84In “Obituaries”
Another victim of the Dhalpur gas cylinder explosion died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday, taking the death toll from the incident to two.The deceased was Atar Begum, 70.Earlier, Tahmin, 7, was killed and six people sustained burn injuries after a gas cylinder went off at a house of Dhalpur in Jatrabari on Friday.The injured were taken to the DMCH burn unit.After fighting for her life, Atar Begum succumbed to her injuries at hospital around 7:30pm.
In view of popular demand, the government will relaunch saving instrument Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) on Tuesday, wherein the invested money will get doubled in 8 years and 4 months. The KVP, which will be relaunched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will be available in denominations of Rs 1,000; 5,000; 10,000 and 50,000. There will be no upper ceiling on investment.‘Initially the certificates will be sold through post offices. But the same will soon be made available to the investing public through designated branches of PSBs,’ the Finance Ministry said. Investments in KVP will remain under lock-in for a period of 2.5 years and thereafter in any block of six months on pre-determined maturity value.
3 min read This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. This story originally appeared on CNBC Enroll Now for Free April 21, 2015 This is the curious story of how a robot armed with a weekly budget of $100 in bitcoin managed to buy Ecstasy, a Hungarian passport and a baseball cap with a built-in camera—before getting arrested.The “automated online shopping bot” was set up in October last year by Swiss art group, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, as an art installation to explore the “dark web”—the hidden, un-indexed part of the Internet.Each week, the robot was given $100 worth of Bitcoin— the major hard-to-trace cryptocurrency—and programmed to randomly purchase one item from Agora, an online marketplace on the dark web where shoppers can buy drugs and other illegal items. The items were automatically delivered to a Swiss art gallery called Kunst Halle St Gallen to form an exhibition.The robot was christened “Random Darknet Shopper” and its purchases included a Hungarian passport, Ecstasy pills, fake Diesel jeans, a Sprite can with a hole cut out in order to stash cash, Nike trainers, a baseball cap with a hidden camera, cigarettes and the “Lord of the Rings” e-book collection.Perhaps unsurprisingly, the robot and his artistic creators had a run in with the law. In January 2015, the Swiss police confiscated the robot and its illegal purchases.However, three months later, the Random Darknet Shopper was returned to the artists, along with all its purchases except the Ecstasy (also known as MDMA) tablets, which was destroyed by the Swiss authorities.The artists behind the robot escaped without any charges.”This is a great day for the ‘bot, for us and for freedom of art!” !Mediengruppe Bitnik, said in a blog post last week. “In the order for withdrawal of prosecution, the public prosecutor states that the possession of Ecstasy was indeed a reasonable means for the purpose of sparking public debate about questions related to the exhibition.”RoThe Swiss authorities confirmed that the artists and the robot would not be charged.”We decided the Ecstasy that is in this presentation was safe and nobody could take it away. Bitnik never intended to sell it or consume it so we didn’t punish them,” Thomas Hansjakob, a spokesperson for the Swiss St Gallen police, told CNBC on Tuesday.He added that the artists had not informed the police before undertaking this project and that the authorities had heard about it from the media.!Mediengruppe Bitnik said that all the items except the Ecstasy had been returned to them. Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now
This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now January 6, 2016 Enroll Now for Free We live in an on-demand-everything world. We don’t wait for anything — ever. And now you can add therapy to the ever-expanding list of goods and services that you can order instantly.Everbliss, which officially launched today, connects individuals with a life coach or therapist through live video. Customers can either book an appointment or select the “talk now” option to be connected with a trained professional immediately. If an expert isn’t immediately available, users have to pick from the listed practitioners for the next available appointment.A slew of service-based industries have already started to include video chat. For example, Doctor on Demand lets you live chat with a doctor about medical issues, Quicklegal allows you to have a video chat with a lawyer on demand, and Wello lets you work out with a personal trainer over live video.It’s not cheap to get a therapist on demand. A 15-minute session on everbliss costs $25, a 25-minute session costs $45 and a 50-minute session costs $90.Let’s face it, when your world gets turned upside down, your friends are good for hugs and lots of heart-shaped-emoji-filled texts, but they aren’t equipped to be your therapist.When a session is booked on everbliss, the therapist or life coach gets 80 percent of the fee and the company takes 20 percent as payment.Related: 10 Apps and Gadgets to Help You Find ZenThere are currently 150 life coaches and therapists on the app and and a short survey matches you with a professional depending on whether you want to talk about a relationship issue, a work-life balance stress or any other mental health anxiety. The company is working to grow its roster of life coaches and therapists daily.The New York City-based startup, co-founded by serial entrepreneurs Taras Kravtchouk and Uli Beutter Cohen, currently is offering sessions in New York and California for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners. The company plans to expand offerings to Android-based devices and other states. Conversations with experts on everbliss are streamed through Tokbox, a HIPAA-compliant video streaming platform, so that your personal struggles don’t become public information.To be sure, everbliss is a logical extension of an Uber-Instagram world and is a convenient bandage to stem the chaos if you find yourself in an emotional, stressful situation. But also, there is no replacing in-person, face-to-face therapy. Not everything can be communicated through a smartphone.Related: Reality Check: You Need to Care About More Than Your Business 3 min read
Tags: Australia, Tourism Australia Earn ‘Ambassador’ title & win a trip Down Under with Tourism Australia << Previous PostNext Post >> Posted by TORONTO — There’s nothing wrong with a bit of friendly competition, especially when a trip Down Under is on the line.Tourism Australia has launched a competition for qualified Aussie Specialists to become an ‘Australian Ambassador’. If selected, they will join a tailor-made trip to Australia and share their travel experiences with other international travel sellers.According to Tourism Australia Managing Director John O’Sullivan, frontline travel sellers are a critical part of the travel distribution system, and the new Aussie Specialist Ambassador initiative was all about peer-to-peer advocacy.“We want the Aussie Specialist Ambassador to come Down Under, have a fantastic time experiencing our world-class tourism products and share their enthusiasm and insights with other travel sellers in their home market,” he said. “We hope content created by the Ambassador will help other Aussie Specialists improve their product knowledge, encourage more frontline travel sellers to sign up to the program and ultimately help more people book fantastic Australian holidays.”More news: Rome enforces ban on sitting on Spanish StepsApplications for frontline travel sellers from Canada are open from Oct. 25 to Jan. 7. The winning ambassador will be announced in early 2019.Jane Whitehead, Tourism Australia’s Vice President for the Americas, encourages travel advisors in Canada to become Aussie Specialists.“By becoming a member of the Aussie Specialist Program advisors gain access to bespoke training modules and sales resources, travel offers from Australian operators, invitations to attend exclusive Australia events and regular product updates and training webinars,” she said.For more information go to aussiespecialist.com/ambassador-ca. Travelweek Group Share Wednesday, October 31, 2018
July 26, 2007 The metalshop team recently worked on a new project for the Crafts III building. One of the large doors to the east balcony will be fitted with a screened insert. Volunteer crew member Darina Trendafilova welds together some very long pieces of steel for one of the three frames. [Photo & text: sa] Corners of the steel frames are plugged and then sanded smooth. [Photo & text: sa] Metalshop coordinator Philip Bonham sands the frames before application of a rust proof primer. This report continues on 8/1/07. [Photo & text: sa]
Multi-bill package announced in response to recent Nassar scandalState Rep. Diana Farrington unveiled legislation on Monday to increase penalties for possession of child pornography.The bill is part of a 10-bill legislative package to protect Michigan’s children and survivors of childhood sexual abuse, which Farrington helped unveil at a Capitol news conference.“Our most vulnerable citizens need our protection from predators who seek to subject children to terrible, illegal and abusive acts,” said Farrington, of Utica. “There is no reason for anyone to have images or video involving physical and sexual abuse of children.”Under her legislation, the maximum criminal penalty for possession of over 100 images will be 10 years in prison and a $50,000 fine. Repeat offenders also would be subjected to a mandatory five-year prison sentence.The legislative package:Expands the criminal statute of limitations to enable prosecutors to hold offenders accountable;Increases criminal penalties and expands definitions related to the possession of child sexually abusive material;Ends immunity for abusers and enablers of abuse;Preserves anonymity for survivors in civil lawsuits;Expands the civil statute of limitations for survivors;Increases criminal penalties for mandatory reporters, such as coaches and athletic trainers, who fail to report child abuse and neglect, including sexual abuse.The legislation is inspired by the recent sexual assault allegations against former physician Larry Nassar, who has been sentenced to up 175 years in federal and state prison for his crimes against more than 200 victims. Also attending Monday’s press conference were several of Nassar’s victims.“We must do better in Michigan to not only protect children from physical and sexual-based abuse, but also material that depicts it,” Farrington said.##### Categories: Farrington News,News 27Feb Rep. Farrington bill to protect children from child pornography
Middle East and North African streaming service, Icflix, has struck a partnership with Saudi Telecom Company Group-owned VIVA Bahrain.Through the deal, VIVA customers will be able to access Icflix’s catalogue of movies, TV shows, cartoons and documentaries for BHD3 (€6.98) per month.VIVA subscribers will be able to access the content on up to five devices including smartphones, smart TVs, computers and tablets.Customers that opt to activate their Icflix subscription will get charged for the service on their VIVA bill, or have it taken out of their pre-paid phone credit.“Audiences in the Kingdom of Bahrain will enjoy an exciting, everywhere viewing experience through a simple subscription process straight from their mobile phone. This is great news for those who especially enjoy watching movies and TV series on the go on their smart phones or tablets” said Icflix founder and CEO, Carlos Tibi.Andrew Hanna, Viva Bahrain’s chief commercial officer, said: “With this value-added service our customers can enjoy streaming their favourite content having the freedom to choose when, where and how they watch their favourite movies and TV series.”