Moroccan Dutch Man to Develop PrayerReminder Watch for Children

Rabat – Moroccan student Khairi Marhaben is attempting to raise $15,000 via the website to develop a prayer-reminder watch for children called the “Baba Watch”. He is working directly with his nieces and nephews to create a prayer watch that easy to use, stylish, and compatible with 4GB USB.The device’s developer, a commercial economics student at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, has always wanted to create something that can truly help others. He intends to relieve Muslim parents of the burden of reminding their children to pray.He  highlights the benefits of helping children develop a pattern of praying, as childhood is an excellent period for individuals to cultivate good habits. Marhaben hopes this may even help children understand the broader importance of personal responsibility.Marhaben feels that his product will stand out in the prayer watch market. He finds many of these devices “too clunky and complicated” for children because they are designed for adults.  He also emphasizes that “the simplicity of his product will help it remain effective despite the constant distractions children face from the internet and other digital devices.”There are numerous smartphone applications for Muslims designed to remind users to pray and even the correct direction. Google Play and other app providers have many free applications with this exact purpose. However, Marhaben’s “kid approved” design will make this product more appealing to children, according to Marhaben.Marhaben will be using the website visiting ThunderClap to collect funds for his website from December 1, 2015 to January 1, 2016. read more

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UN seminar in Spain to examine peace plans for Middle East

During the 21 to 22 October seminar, organized by the UN Department of Public Information (DPI), participants will reflect on what is known as “the road map to peace in the Middle East,” as well as examine media coverage of the conflict and the roles of education, literature and culture in establishing a peace dialogue.The encounter aims at “sensitizing public opinion to the question of Palestine” and creating “an atmosphere conducive to dialogue and supportive of the peace process.”Similar encounters previously were held in Helsinki, Lisbon, London, Elsinore, Denmark, Athens, Prague, New Delhi, Paris and Copenhagen.Under-Secretary-General Shashi Tharoor is scheduled to read a message from UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and moderate the seminar. The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process, Terje Roed-Larsen, will give the keynote address and Manuel Chaves Gonzalez, president of the government of Andalusia, will inaugurate the event. read more

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Calif doctor who promised fake herbal cancer cure sentenced to 14 years

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.U.S. District Judge Robert Timilin also ordered Dr. Christine Daniel to forfeit $1,277,083.Daniel, 58, was found guilty of 11 counts, including wire fraud, tax evasion and witness tampering in September 2011.She enticed patients to take her herbal product and charged them as much as $100,000 for a six-month treatment program that she claimed could cure cancer, diabetes and multiple sclerosis, authorities said.Some of her patients, however, died from complications of cancer within three to six months after taking the supplement. In one case, prosecutors contend a 22-year-old woman who had a highly curable form of neck lymphoma died because she relied on Daniel’s recommendation to avoid radiation or chemotherapy treatments.“The scope of Daniel’s fraud was breathtaking,” U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. said in a statement after Daniel was sentenced. “Daniel robbed victims of more than money — she also stole their hopes and dreams for a cure. Daniel is responsible for a shockingly cold-hearted fraud that has brought her a richly deserved federal prison sentence.”Prosecutors sought a 27-year prison term, while Daniel’s attorney argued that nearly six years behind bars was more appropriate.In all, authorities believe Daniel siphoned about $1.1 million from dozens of families between 2001 and 2004.Some patients also endured additional pain and suffering because they took the herbal tonic provided by Daniel.At trial, experts called by federal prosecutors said chemical tests of the product showed it contained beef extract flavouring and a sunscreen preservative, among other ingredients.“I live with the guilt that I should have seen that none of what she was going through was helping her, but instead was hurting her,” Debra Harris wrote in a letter submitted to the court about her sister Barbara Davis, who was one of Daniel’s patients and who later died. Harris said Daniel’s patients were not only convinced they could be cured, but so were family members who “wanted to believe it just as bad.”Paula Middlebrooks also put her faith in Daniel, who billed her nearly $60,000 over a five-month period to help treat her terminal breast cancer. Eventually, Daniel pronounced Middlebrooks free of cancer and threw her a party. But in reality, the cancer was spreading and Middlebrooks died shortly after she returned to her home in Georgia.Federal prosecutors said Daniel preyed upon people in their most vulnerable state.Daniel “repeatedly demonstrated a merciless and callous indifference to the suffering of her patients and their family members,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Johns wrote in court documents. “It is unlikely that our federal criminal justice system will see the like of defendant Christine Daniel again.” by Greg Risling, The Associated Press Posted May 17, 2013 4:36 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Calif. doctor who promised fake herbal cancer cure sentenced to 14 years in prison read more

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WestJet CEO ramps up antiunion campaign as more join push to organize

WestJet CEO ramps up anti-union campaign as more join push to organize workers CALGARY – The head of WestJet has stepped up his fight against the growing push to unionize the airline’s staff, telling them to resist organized labour’s pitch because it will chomp into their paycheques.In an email sent last Thursday to the company’s 12,000 employees, CEO Gregg Saretsky revealed that five unions are now trying to certify several groups of WestJet workers after its pilots agreed in May to join the Air Line Pilots Association.“Unions are opportunistically trying to grow their businesses by targeting WestJetters,” Saretsky said in the email obtained by The Canadian Press.“Because let’s be clear — unions are a business. They increase their revenue by recruiting new members, and WestJet represents an opportunity to significantly increase their profits.”A spokeswoman for WestJet confirmed the authenticity of the email, adding that it’s part of an effort to ensure staff are “armed with the facts” about unionization.Saretsky took specific aim at union dues, saying WestJet employees stand to pay $16.6 million a year if the unions succeed.“Money that goes toward union bureaucracy and, in part, to organizing efforts at other companies!” he said.“They get nearly $17 million of your money, or $425 million of your money over a 25-year career. What do you get? That’s the question we urge you to ask yourselves. Isn’t it better to get a cheque than a bill?”The president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), which is trying to unionize WestJet flight attendants, said Saretsky’s email reflects he is “way out of whack” when it comes to understanding unions.“He’s trying to intimidate workers,” said Mark Hancock.“It’s something similar to what we’ve seen out of companies like Walmart, and some of those other big box companies that hate unions, and will say anything to try and scare off workers from joining a union.”He said CUPE only campaigns at companies after workers approach them, and the benefits it has brought to the 11,500 flight attendants it already represents is a clear rebuttal to Saretsky’s position.Since it was founded in 1996, WestJet has prided itself on a unique relationship with its employees that allows them to partake in profit sharing and other benefits. But that connection has been tested as the company embarks upon expansion plans that some rank-and-file fear could lead to tougher work conditions and an erosion of benefits.The unionization drive includes appeals from Unifor, the United Steelworkers, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the WestJet Professional Flight Attendants Association. It comes at a time of rapid growth for the airline, which is aiming to launch an ultra-low cost carrier and expand their international flight destinations.Follow @ianbickis on Twitter. by Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press Posted Jul 13, 2017 2:00 am MDT Last Updated Jul 13, 2017 at 8:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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Two men charged after robbing business while armed with knife and hammer

first_img Short URL TWO MEN ARE due to appear in court following an armed robbery in Co Sligo. On Thursday at around 12pm, two men wearing balaclavas and armed with a knife and hammer entered a business at Deepwater Quay in Co Sligo. They threatened staff and demanded money. They then left with a sum of money. No one was injured in the incident. Gardaí investigating the robbery conducted searches and arrested two men aged 19 and 24 in the Sligo area that afternoon. They were detained under the provisions of Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Ballymote Garda Station. A car and items connected to the robbery were also seized for examination. Both men are due to appear before a special sitting of Sligo District Court at 7.30pm this evening charged in connect with the robbery. Comments are closed as people have been charged Two men charged after robbing business while armed with knife and hammer The incident happened at Deepwater Quay in Co Sligo on Thursday. Mar 23rd 2019, 1:10 PM Saturday 23 Mar 2019, 1:10 PM Share1 Tweet Email 11,673 Views No Comments center_img Deepwater Quay, Co Sligo Image: Google Maps Deepwater Quay, Co Sligo Image: Google Maps By Hayley Halpin Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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4yearold run over by lifeguard truck on Coronado Beach

first_img July 9, 2019 Posted: July 9, 2019 KUSI Newsroom, CORONADO (KUSI) – A 4-year-old girl is in the hospital after she was run over by a lifeguard truck Monday on a Coronado beach, officials said.The accident happened at around 6:15 p.m. at the Coronado Beach and Dog Park, when the truck ran over the girl while the lifeguard was patrolling the beach, according to Coronado Fire Chief Jim Lydon.The girl was taken to Rady Children’s Hospital, where a hospital spokesperson said she was in good condition Monday night, according to media reports.The Coronado Police Department is investigating the accident. KUSI Newsroom 4-year-old run over by lifeguard truck on Coronado Beach Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Courthouse lawn gets green push

first_imgAs far as debuts go, this one was blissfully quiet. At lunchtime Wednesday, people walking by the north lawn of the Clark County Courthouse could talk to friends without raising their voices over the persistent roar of a gas-powered polluter, er, lawn mower.The grass was getting its regular Wednesday trim, but with new push mowers.The county bought four Fiskars Momentum push mowers ($199 each, plus tax), said Brian Loos, the county’s grounds maintenance crew chief. The eco-friendly mowers were pushed by orange-vested crew members who were working off criminal sentences. Previously, a county employee, wearing safety glasses and ear protectors, had been using a riding lawn mower to cut the 40,000 square feet of courthouse lawn. It took him approximately 90 minutes, including time to fuel up and do machine maintenance.With an endless supply of defendants needing to serve work crew hours, the county can afford to take four people to do the work of one, Loos said. “I’m sure everyone around here appreciates the decrease in noise,” said Travis Effinger, Department of Corrections crew chief.Loos said the Fiskars mowers are easier to push than older push mowers; according to the company, push force has been reduced 30 percent. The mowers require far less maintenance than gas or electric mowers, and the steel blades on the Fiskars models don’t need sharpening because they don’t rub against each other so they don’t wear down.Another bonus? “They won’t launch a rock and break a window,” Effinger said.Lawn debateWith the Board of Clark County Commissioners, even grass can be politically divisive.Last year, the board agreed to have grass removed from the Public Service Center, next to the courthouse on Franklin Street. The patches were replanted with native ground cover, shrubs and trees. The cost-cutting move was viewed as environmentally friendly by Commissioner Steve Stuart, a Democrat, who said grass has its place, but that it takes too much time, money, energy and water to keep it looking lush outside of a government building.last_img read more

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Man injured after running into traffic upgraded to serious condition

first_imgA man who was injured on April 18 after running into traffic in the Salmon Creek area and being hit by a car has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Southwest Washington Medical Center.However, Keenan Moss, 42, of Vancouver remains in intensive care, a nursing supervisor said Wednesday night.Moss reportedly ran into traffic at Northeast 143rd Street and 20th Avenue and was hit by a southbound car about 9 p.m., Dawn Johnson, spokeswoman for Clark County Fire District 6, said in a bulletin. The driver of the vehicle that hit him stopped. Moss suffered a serious head injury, Johnson said.The case is being investigated by the Traffic Unit of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.Just before running into traffic and being hit, Moss had been discharged from Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Johnson said.He’d been taken to that hospital a few hours earlier, about 6 p.m. Monday, after witnesses called 911 and said he ran into traffic at East 40th and Main streets, swinging his fists and yelling, the bulletin said.The 6 p.m. incident was within the geographic jurisdiction of the Vancouver Police Department. Johnson said she was told Vancouver police, after the 6 p.m. incident, put a hold on the man because he was believed to be a danger to himself.John Branton: 360-735-4513 or john.branton@columbian.comlast_img read more

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Ronan Gardiner Promoted to Mens Health Publisher

first_imgThis story first appeared on FOLIO: sister site, minonline.Ronan Gardiner, who as Men’s Health advertising director and associate publisher was the top lieutenant to publisher Jack Essig forthe past 6½ years, was elevated to publisher on July 7–one day after Essig left MH and parent Rodale Inc. to join Hearst Magazines as senior VP/publishing director/chief revenue officer of Esquire and the newly formed Men’s Enthusiast Group (Esquire, Popular Mechanics, Car and Driver, Road & Track). Read the rest of the story here.  More on this topic Jack Essig Named Esquire Publishing Director Rodale Cuts 20 Amid Management Restructuring Rodale to Launch Newsstand-Only Magazine for Parents Prevention Publisher to Lead All Magazine Ad Sales for Rodale Hearst, NBCUniversal Partner to Rebrand G4 as Esquire Network Kevin O’Malley Named Elle PublisherJust In Bonnier Corp. Terminates Editor-in-Chief for Ethics Breach Meredith Corp. Makes Digital-Side Promotions | People on the Move The Atlantic Names New Global Marketing Head | People on the Move Four More Execs Depart SourceMedia in Latest Restructuring Shanker Out, Litterick In as CEO of EnsembleIQ TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the MovePowered bylast_img read more

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Amid expansion Anchorage Police announce new strategy to fight violent crime

first_imgPolice Chief Justin Doll, center, speaking about the Anchorage Police Department’s new crime supression strategy at APD headquarters next to Capt. Ken McCoy, left, and Lt. Kevin Vandegriff, right (Photo: Zachariah Hughes- Alaska Public Media)As property and violent crime continue to increase in Anchorage, the city’s police department is internally reorganizing to better respond.Listen nowSpeaking at a press conference inside Anchorage Police Department headquarters Tuesday, Police Chief Justin Doll announced that the department’s expansion in recent years is allowing it to increase its focus on property, drug, and violent crime. APD’s new initiative has three main elements, all of which, should be fully in place later this October.“Overall, our goal here is to more effectively deal with violent offenders, and run more efficient drug investigations, and gather and utilize relevant intelligence,” Doll told a handful of reporters.Doll said that the internal rearrangement is meant to “streamline that chain of command, make us more efficient, and make sure that we don’t have bureaucracy getting in the way of active investigations and operations.”The changes include bringing officers and detectives focused on drug crime in the Community Action Policing Team and Vice unit under the same command, as well as expanding intelligence sharing with other law enforcement agencies, and adding one detective a piece to the homicide and robbery/assault units. Finally, the department is creating an entirely new unit designed to support larger investigations.“That’ll be things like helping serve search warrants, run surveillance, find witnesses, assist detectives with long-term investigations,” Doll said.“When they’re not doing those things, they’ll provide high-intensity patrol operations in parts of town as we identify hot spots and crime trends,” Doll added of the new Investigative Support Unit, set to be comprised of eight patrol officers under the supervision of a sergeant.Across Anchorage, residents, business owners and elected officials say crime is on the rise, though the causes and degree of increase are hotly contested. Doll agrees there is more serious crime taking place compared to recent years, and sees this new strategy as aiming to make the police department less reactive and more proactive responding to the trend.But the chief stopped short of identifying the rise in crime, either locally or nationally, as attributable to any single cause or explanation.“I think in Anchorage we have a combination of things,” Doll said. “The department suffered from low staffing for a while, and I think whenever you don’t have law enforcement pressure on criminal activity it tends to increase. I think that we’re seeing a rise in the use of opioids, and that tends to affect property crimes because those people need to have sort of income or something they can trade for the drugs that they need to stay not sick. So I think it’s a whole host of things.”Doll says of the 409 officers at APD today there are still dozens in training, with another academy in December expected to further grow the force.last_img read more

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Rupee Gains 01 in Early Hours but Falls to Thursdays Closing Later

first_imgGBPBritish Pound Sterling0.582₹102.61 The Indian currency gained 9 paise during early trade at 59.64 per dollar, but regained its Thursday’s closing price of around 59.73 a dollar at 10:30 am on Friday.As of 10:32 am, rupee’s price versus one dollar was recorded 59.7500. Till 11 am on Friday, it touched its Days High price of 59.7550 per dollar and INR was witnessed losing against the dollar during trading hours on Friday.”I doubt too much of rally is possible for the rupee. RBI does not want too much of appreciation and global markets are at an elevated level so a correction in risk assets globally will affect India as well,” Reuters quoted Samir Lodha, managing director at QuantAet Market Solutions.”I see a low probability of INR moving to 58 or even 58.5, but 59 is possible. Though INR will bounce back to 61 or 62 levels whenever a global markets selloff happens,” he added.The rupee fell further  recording lower at 59.7600 a dollar and 59.7700 a dollar at 10:38 am and 10:45 am respectively. The price of other major currencies versus Dollar and Rupee was recorded as below during trading hours on Friday.SymbolSymbolCurrenciesCurrenciesValue Vs. 1 DollarValue Vs. 1 DollarValue Vs. RupeeValue Vs. RupeeSymbolEURCurrenciesEuroValue Vs. 1 Dollar0.735Value Vs. Rupee₹81.317SymbolJPYCurrenciesJapanese YenValue Vs. 1 Dollar102.04Value Vs. Rupee₹0.584SymbolGBPCurrenciesBritish Pound SterlingValue Vs. 1 Dollar0.582Value Vs. Rupee₹102.61SymbolCADCurrenciesCanadian DollarValue Vs. 1 Dollar1.0635Value Vs. Rupee₹56.115SymbolUSDCurrenciesHong Kong DollarValue Vs. 1 Dollar7.7505Value Vs. Rupee₹7.712SymbolCNYCurrenciesChinese-Yuan RenminbiValue Vs. 1 Dollar6.2066Value Vs. Rupee₹9.630SymbolAUDCurrenciesAustralian DollarValue Vs. 1 Dollar1.0680Value Vs. Rupee₹55.85SymbolSARCurrenciesSaudi Arabian RiyalValue Vs. 1 Dollar3.750Value Vs. Rupee₹15.91SymbolAEDCurrenciesUnited Arab Emirates DirhamValue Vs. 1 Dollar3.63Value Vs. Rupee₹16.27 CNYChinese-Yuan Renminbi6.2066₹9.630 EUREuro0.735₹81.317 USDHong Kong Dollar7.7505₹7.712 AEDUnited Arab Emirates Dirham3.63₹16.27 SARSaudi Arabian Riyal3.750₹15.91center_img JPYJapanese Yen102.04₹0.584 SymbolCurrenciesValue Vs. 1 DollarValue Vs. Rupee CADCanadian Dollar1.0635₹56.115 On Friday, Reserve Bank of India purchased 8 securities worth ₹20.25 billion at 8 percent rate during morning repo auction.Besides, BSE Sensex opened higher at 25844.80 points with a surge of 21.05 points on Friday and at 9:15 am, NSE Nifty rose by 8 points at 7722.80 points.On Thursday, BSE ended lower by 0.07 points at 25823.75 points, whereas, NSE also lost by 0.13 percent by settling down at 7714.80 points amid BSE network outage for three hours. AUDAustralian Dollar1.0680₹55.85last_img read more

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4 acquitted in Jubair murder case

first_imgJubair AhmedThe High Court on Wednesday upheld the death penalty of five convicted people in the 2012 murder case of Jubair Ahmed, a student of Jahangirnagar University, reports UNB.The court also upheld life term to two convicts and acquitted four others.The HC bench of justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and justice Mustafa Zaman Islam passed the order.The condemned convicts are Khandaker Ashiqul Islam alias Ashiq, Rashidul Islam Raju, Khan Mohammad Rais alias Sohan and Zahid Hasan and Mahabub Akram. All but Raju remained absconding.The lifers are Ishtiaq Mehbub alias Arup and Najmus Sakib Topu while four acquitted people are Avinandan Kundu, Kamruzzaman Sohag, Mazharul Islam and Shafiul Alam.On 9 January last, the court fixed the date after concluding the hearing on the death references and appeals.Earlier, the HC started the hearing on 2 January.Jubair Ahmed, 23, an undergraduate student of English department at Jahangirnagar University, died at United Hospital in the capital on 9 January in 2012, hours after his abduction and torture on the campus by his political opponents on 8 January.On 8 February 2015, a Dhaka court sentenced five people to death and six others to life imprisonment for the killing.Later, the accused filed separate appeals with the HC challenging the lower court verdict.last_img read more

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CLIA Australasia has warned that a proposed Biosec

first_imgCLIA Australasia has warned that a proposed Biosecurity Imports Levy, which was originally aimed at sea freight when announced by the Australian Government last year, but which is now flagged for cruise lines starting as soon as July, will drive up costs for both passengers and operators.CLIA has joined with other shipping and business organisations in opposing the tax.“Extending this new tax to the cruise industry has come as a complete surprise and without proper consultation,” said CLIA Australasia Managing Director Joel Katz. “There is no justification for hitting cruise lines with charges originally designed for freight.”Mr Katz said the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources had indicated the Biosecurity Imports Levy would raise up to $120 million a year in revenue and could be applied to cruise ships upon each arrival into Australia on a gross tonnage basis. He said this would disproportionately impact the cruise industry, which operates with more frequent port calls and often larger vessels than other forms of shipping.“Travellers are already taxed heavily through measures like the $60 Passenger Movement Charge, which is already used to fund passenger-related biosecurity activities,” Mr Katz said. “Australia’s Passenger Movement Charge is one of the most expensive passenger taxes in the world. Including the cruise industry in a tax designed for cargo movement just adds another back-door tax on tourism.”CLIA has called on the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, to rule out any additional levy on cruising and has sought the support of the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham.“The cruise sector already complies with all Australian and international biosecurity requirements at the highest level, and passengers already contribute to the cost of enforcement through measures like the Passenger Movement Charge,” Mr Katz said. “The costs for cruise lines operating in Australia are among the highest in the world, and any new charge will further disadvantage our industry at a time when it is facing significant infrastructure constraints and cost escalation.”last_img read more

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