The luck of the Irish?

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Gobernador Wolf: Pennsylvania es uno de los tres estados reconocidos por los CDC por el éxito en reducir la COVID-19

first_img Español,  Press Release A medida que los estados de todo el país comienzan a reabrir y casi la mitad está viendo el aumento de los casos de COVID-19, el Gobernador Tom Wolf anunció el viernes que Pennsylvania no es uno de ellos.Hoy, en un informe diario sobre la COVID con la Secretaria de Salud, Dra. Rachel Levine, el Gobernador observó otro hito: Los datos de propiedad de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades sobre los estados indican que somos uno de los tres estados que ha tenido una trayectoria descendente de los casos de COVID-19 durante más de 42 días. Los otros dos estados son Montana y Hawaii.“Sabemos que nuestra disminución en los casos se debe a nuestras elecciones, ya que más de la mitad de los estados están sufriendo un aumento en los casos de COVID-19 a medida que comienza la reapertura”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “Muchos de esos estados están registrando aumentos significativos en el número de casos vinculados a reabrir demasiado temprano o demasiadas áreas. Pennsylvania no. Nos hemos mantenido centrados en el equilibrio entre los intereses económicos y la salud pública”.El Gobernador Wolf indicó que la decisión de exigir el uso de máscaras al visitar negocios, incluso en los condados que están en la fase verde, es otra decisión inteligente que podría tener efectos duraderos dado que es posible que haya un aumento de COVID-19 este otoño.“Recientemente, más estudios demuestran que las máscaras evitan que las personas transmitan COVID-19 a otras sin saberlo”, dijo Wolf. “Esto incluye estudios revisados entre pares publicados en revistas científicas como The New England Journal of Medicine.“Como dijo el Director General de Sanidad de EE. UU. hace unos días: usar una máscara no afecta nuestra libertad, evita que propaguemos la COVID-19 sin saberlo”.De acuerdo con otros análisis de datos, incluidos los del Centro de recursos de coronavirus de la Johns Hopkins University y The New York Times, la disminución constante de casos en Pennsylvania desde abril sitúa al estado entre los pocos que continúan aplanando la curva. Esta distinción es particularmente importante a medida que más condados vuelven a abrir.“Los residentes de Pennsylvania han hecho un excelente trabajo al demostrar cómo lograr el equilibrio entre los negocios y la salud pública”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “Si seguimos así por este camino, podemos seguir siendo un modelo para otros estados y un líder a la hora de salvar vidas y medios de vida durante esta pandemia”.Para obtener la información más reciente sobre la COVID-19 en Pennsylvania, incluido un panel de datos, visite aquí.Encuentre las últimas métricas de la Carnegie Mellon University sobre la reapertura aquí.Encuentre más sobre el proceso de reapertura de Pennsylvania del Gobernador Wolf aquí.View this information in English. Gobernador Wolf: Pennsylvania es uno de los tres estados reconocidos por los CDC por el éxito en reducir la COVID-19 June 17, 2020center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Govt’s abortion bill lifts time limit on abortions for babies with disabilities from 20-weeks up to birth, breaking Jacinda Ardern’s promise to the disability community

first_imgThe CBS report on Iceland and their near 100% abortion rate from Down’s syndrome that has lead to controversy globally over the last couple of week is available here: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/down-syndrome-iceland/Saving Downs spokesperson Mike Sullivan has written on this topic of disability-selective abortion and the New Zeland law in the past here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/90738344/mike-sullivan-a-fathers-plea-on-behalf-of-his-disabled-child Media Release Saving Downs 5 August 2019Down syndrome advocacy group Saving Downs have condemned the New Zealand Government’s new abortion bill which, if it becomes law, will introduce abortion for abortion right through to birth for babies with disabilities.Under section 187A of the Crimes Act there is currently a gestational time limit of 20-weeks for abortion for disability, providing two doctors sign off on the abortion.The Government’s new abortion bill, if it becomes law, will remove the current 20-week gestational time limit for disability. Instead, abortion will be available for disabilities including Down syndrome right through to birth, providing one registered health practitioner signs off on the abortion under the new well-being grounds outlined in section 11 of the Bill, that will allow for abortion up to birth. In the handful of jurisdictions that have a similar clause allowing for abortion up to birth, this has in practice allowed for abortion for disabilities including Down syndrome right through to birth. The proposed New Zealand legislation in fact only requires one registered health practitioner, which could include a single nurse, rather than the higher threshold of two doctors for example in Victoria, Australia which has a similar abortion up to birth clause.In 2017 Saving Down’s highlighted their concerns around Jacinda Ardern’s pledge to change abortion laws and that this would introduce abortion through to birth for babies with disabilities. In response, Jacinda Ardern made a commitment to not increase the time limit for disability-selective abortion.In response to the concern raised by Saving Downs, Jacinda Ardern said:“They have said till 40 weeks, which is wrong, which is wrong. We have time periods already set out in law, I’m not proposing changes to that. I’m proposing it comes out of the Crimes Act.”The Government’s proposed change to the law could also see New Zealand fall foul of international disability rights obligations, as the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has consistently criticised countries that provide for abortion in a way which discriminates on the basis of disability.Already the majority of babies in New Zealand diagnosed with Down syndrome are screened out by termination and if this proposed policy became law it could put us on the path towards the situation in Iceland where close to 100% of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted.Today Saving Down’s have launched an open letter to Jacinda Ardern from people with Down syndrome and their families asking the Prime Minister to make a commitment to ensure that she does not break her promise, and that the Government either withdraws the Bill or urgently introduces a specific provision to the Bill that will ensure that abortion for disabilities will not be allowed from 20-weeks through to birth.Mike Sullivan, head of Down syndrome advocacy group Saving Downs and father of Rebecca who has Down syndrome said:“Thinking of my daughter, I can’t believe that in 2019 in Aotearoa, New Zealand we would see the coalition introducing a Government Bill which will introduce abortion through to birth for babies with Down syndrome and other disabilities.Jacinda Ardern made a promise to our community ahead of the 2017 election that she would not increase the time limit for disabilities from 20-weeks. She has broken this promise, not only lifting the limit, but increasing it right through to birth.This sends a strong discriminatory message and a progressive New Zealand can do better for people with disabilities like my daughter than introducing abortion up to birth.Today we have launched an open letter to Jacinda Ardern from people with Down syndrome and their families asking Jacinda Ardern to make a commitment to ensure that she does not break her promise, and either withdraws the Government’s bill or introduces a specific provision to the Bill that will ensure that abortion for disabilities will not be allowed from 20-week through to birth.“It is vital that she follows through on her promise and ensures that abortion for disabilities including Down syndrome are not allowed after 20 weeks. Already the majority of babies in New Zealand diagnosed with Down syndrome are screened out by termination and if this proposed policy became law it could put us on the path towards the situation in Iceland where close to 100% of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted.”ENDSFor more information on the Saving Downs campaign, see our website www.savingdowns.org or email savingdowns@gmail.comFor interviews, contact Saving Downs spokesperson: Mike Sullivan – savingdowns@gmail.com or 021 406 266.The full text of the open letter to Jacinda Ardern is available here: http://savingdowns.org/openletterjacinda/UN criticismThe UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have consistently criticised countries which provide for abortion in a way which distinguishes between fetuses on the basis of disability, most notably Austria, Hungary and Spain, citing Article 5 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (equality and non-discrimination provision).last_img read more

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Wenger returns to Arsenal to add to FIFA specialist team

first_imgFormer Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has returned to his club to add to his staff as FIFA’s head of global football development. Arteta and Wenger rubbing minds The Frenchman has landed a long time lieutenant from the Emirates. Wenger has poached Jaeson Rosenfeld, the club’s data and analytics chief, to join him at FIFA. According to the Athletic, Rosenfeld was a ‘revolutionary’ figure in north London during the last decade, and was both popular and influential at the club.Advertisement Loading… Rosenfeld oversaw StatDNA, Arsenal’s internal analytics company, which began working with the club in 2011 on a consultancy basis before the Gunners purchased the company in 2012. StatDNA was rebranded to Arsenal Data Analytics last year. Read Also:Wenger questions Man City defensive quality Rosenfeld was a key conduit of Wenger’s during his reign at the club, and was involved in the recruitment process in 2018 which saw Wenger replaced by Unai Emery. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of Art7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too MuchA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A VeganNothing Compares To Stargazing Places Around The World8 Amazing Facts About Ancient EgyptThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To VisitBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parkslast_img read more

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Johnnie J. Campbell, 56

first_imgJohnnie J. Campbell, 56, of Greensburg, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  Johnnie was born on March 10, 1961 in Greensburg to John R. and Mary J. (Dance) Campbell.  Johnnie is survived by his mother, Mary Huls, Greensburg, sister, Brenda Campbell, Greensburg, and sister-in-law, Sharon Rigby, Indianapolis.  He was preceded in death by his father, John R. Campbell, step-father, Robert Huls, and brother, Keith Rigby.  Private services will be held at a later date.  Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img

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Eagles 5-Way Track Meet Results At Lawrenceburg

first_imgJCD Eagles Track traveled to Lawerenceburg for a 5 way meet with Lawerenceburg, Shawe, Oldenburg and South Ripley.The Ladies finished 2nd 7 points off 1st.   The Boys finished 3rd.Eagles Top finishers. Girls-C Simon 1st 100H; K Simon 2nd 100H; S Schmeltz 5th 100D; C Simon 1st 300H; K Simon 2nd 300H; D Hughes 5th 200D; A Hammond 5th 3200; A Brinson 3rd Shot; S Volz 4th Shot; El Newhart 5th shot; A Brison 1st Disc; S Volz 2nd Disc; El Newhart 4th Disc; D Engel 5th Disc; D Hughes 1st High Jump; A Norman 4th Long.Boys-N Hoffman 4th 110H; D Hughes 1st 1600; N Laswell 5th 1600; B Simon 4th 400D; D Hughes 1st 3200; B Simon 2nd Shot; A Peetz 5th Shot; B Simon 4th Disc; L Comer 5th Disc; C Comer 2nd Long; A Peetz 4th Long; A Boor 1st High; C Comer 3rd High.Courtesy of Eagles Coach Larry Hammond.last_img read more

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Europe set for surprise return

first_img Sizing Europe has won Gowran’s PWC Champion Chase for the past three years. Speaking at Killarney on Thursday, de Bromhead said: “I ‘ve been saying all year that he’s been unbelievable form and the plan at the moment is that he’ll come back in training and go for the race in Gowran that he’s won for the last three years. “If he does give us any indication that he’s had enough, he’ll be retired straight away. We’ll leave it to the horse to tell us.” Press Association Trainer Henry de Bromhead has revealed multiple Group One-winning chaser Sizing Europe will return to training in the coming weeks with a view to running in the PWC Champion Chase at Gowran Park in early October.center_img The 12-year-old was last seen regaining his crown in the boylesports.com Champion Chase at the Punchestown Festival at the end of April, after which owner Alan Potts suggested time was likely to be called on his pride and joy’s glittering racing career amid emotional scenes in the winner’s enclosure. However, his retirement was never confirmed and the veteran is due to at least come back into work to see if the spark is still there. last_img read more

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Selectors Look At Shreyas Iyer To Solve India’s No. 4 Woes

first_imgMumbai: The Indian selectors — led by M.S.K. Prasad — finally decided to address the number four conundrum when they sat down to pick the squad for the West Indies tour on Sunday. After struggling through the World Cup without a fixed number four, the five wise men have decided to give Shreyas Iyer a go.Considered as one of the best batting units in the modern era, India failed to produce a number four batsman going into the 2019 World Cup and the tour of West Indies now provides the selectors the perfect opportunity to try and solve the issue with an eye on the 2023 World Cup.While the selectors decided to ignore Iyer for the World Cup, the ploy of experimenting at that position flopped. Coming into the Windies series, it was always going to be a competition between Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer for that position. Both the batsmen are currently in the West Indies with the India ‘A’ team and have been among runs. Interestingly, skipper Manish Pandey also hit a century in the series, but he is seen more as a number five or six than a number four in the batting line-up.Speaking on Gill’s exclusion, Prasad said: “He was given an opportunity when K.L. Rahul was out against New Zealand, he will have to wait for his turn.”Batting coach Sanjay Bangar came under the scanner for failing to produce a number four batsman ahead of the showpiece event despite being with the team for quite some time now.Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI official said that the constant chopping and changing in the middle-order was something that had hurt the Indian team not just in the World Cup, but over the last couple of seasons. And for Bangar to not be able to find a solution is something that reflects poorly on the coach.“It was a constant struggle,” the official said. “While we are all supportive of the players and they had a good tournament with the exception of this bad day in office (in the semi-final against New Zealand), the support staff’s processes and decision-making will surely be scrutinised thoroughly prior to any decision being taken about their future.“The batting coach must have answers for the number 4 question since it is obvious that it was the team management that was asking for certain players to be included.”The Windies tour will provide Prasad and team a chance to try out youngsters in pivotal positions and ensure that the foundation laid is strong with an eye on the 2023 World Cup. IANS Also Read: Those Last Two Overs Were Like hell: Delhi Capitals Skipper Shreyas Iyerlast_img read more

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Romalho wins back-to-back GuyanaNRA Record Shoots

first_img… Goodluck, Felicien record possible at 300, 500 RangesFOLLOWING his win one week ago with an aggregate score of 118 points and 6Vbulls, Leo Romalho repeated as champion of the latest Guyana National Rifle Association Record Shoot held last Sunday at the Timehri Rifle Range, Yarrowkabra, Linden Soesdyke Highway.Despite notching two points less than the previous week, Romalho recorded enough Vbulls to stave off a stern test from fellow marksman Sherwin Felicien, who also tallied 116 points, the same as Romalho. The difference was 7Vbulls to 5Vbulls.Based on reports from the ranges, the day was hot with the wind factor being high strength to still switching from left to right with equal strength.The mirage was running and if attention wasn’t paid to same, it would have resulted in the shooter losing the shot. As it turned out, the shooter who held his nerves came out victorious.And two possibles were recorded on the day, veteran Ransford Goodluck was first to do so at the 300 yards range (50.5). He also ended with the most Vbulls for the day (9).The other was recorded by Sherwin Felicien at the 500 yards range, 35.0.Following are the full scores for the day:Name                  300  500     600    AggregateLeo Romalho        49.2   33.2    34.3     116.7Sherwin Felicien  47.2   35.0     34.3     116.5Ransford Goodluck   50.5   30.1   34.3   114.9Roberto Tewari    47.3     32.1     34.2     113.6Peter Persaud       47.1     33.2     30.1     110.4last_img read more

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Women’s water polo captures NCAA title with last second heroics

first_imgThe No. 1 women’s water polo team took home the NCAA title, topping off their undefeated season at 26-0.The Women of Troy won the 102nd national title for the school and the fifth title for the program.Seeded first in the bracket, the Trojans defeated San Diego State 12-3 in the quarterfinals and Michigan 9-6 in the semifinals. In their final game they faced defending NCAA champion Stanford for the fourth time this season and were able to pull out a 8-7 win to clinch the title.“It was just one of those unbelievable games,” head coach Jovan Vavic said after the game. “The Cardinals were a really tough team today and it was just a good team effort from us.”USC was able to start strong, gaining a 1-0 lead as junior driver Stephania Haralabidis was able to convert a penalty shot. The Cardinal then able to tie the game in  a 6-on-5 advantage. In the second period, the Trojans were able to take a 3-1 advantage when junior 2-meter Brigitta Games scored on a pass from junior driver Ioanna Haralabidis. The Cardinal was able to shorten the gap on a power play at the end of the second period, giving USC a 3-2 lead heading into halftime.In the beginning of the third period, Stanford was able to tie the score again at 3-3 after successfully converting another power play. On another 6-on-5 advantage, the Women of Troy were able to regain the lead. At the end of the period, sophomore driver Brianna Daboub was able to get another penalty shot, successfully converted by Stephania Haralabidis, putting USC up 5-3 entering the last frame.Midway through the last period, Stanford closed the gap at 5-4 with a lob, but the Women of Troy scored back on a goal by Games only 20 seconds later. A power play goal from Stanford and another goal from Daboub marked 7-5 on the scoreboard with 52 seconds left on the clock. The defending champions fired back five seconds later to close the gap. The Cardinal recorded a save on defense that opened the way for a rebound goal that tied the score at 7-7. With 11 seconds left on the clock, Stephania Haralabidis was able to score her fifth goal of the day. The Cardinal’s last attempt to score was saved by freshman goalie Amanda Longan, giving the Trojans the title and an undefeated season.“This is what a team is, we fight until the last second,” Stephania Haralabidis said after the game. “There were 11 seconds on the clock and my team trusted me. We fight for each other, we play for each other — that was my heart out there.”It is Vavic’s second undefeated season with the women’s team and fourth as a Trojan head coach for both the men’s and women’s programs together.Stephania Haralabidis was named NCAA Tournament MVP for scoring eight goals in the tournament, including five of them in the final. She was joined by Games and her twin Ioanna Haralabidis on the NCAA All-Tournament First Team. Daboub was named to the second team.last_img read more

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