US Coast Guard Assists Burning Vessel

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today US Coast Guard Assists Burning Vessel View post tag: Assists View post tag: Navy A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Mayport, Fla., joined the vessel on the scene, the fire was extinguished and there were no injuries reported.Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department notified watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center of the situation at 7:54 a.m. The men were reportedly transiting from Palm Cove Marina in Jacksonville aboard the 33-foot sport fisher Day Tripper when the boat caught fire.The fire was extinguished a short time later but the boat became disabled as a result and drifted toward the bridge, grounding south of the bridge and west of channel.The Coast Guard boatcrew remained with the Day Tripper the until commercial salvage arrived.Also assisting in the response were Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Sea Tow Jacksonville.[mappress]Press Release, April 18, 2014; Image: USCG April 18, 2014 US Coast Guard Assists Burning Vessel Share this article View post tag: vessel View post tag: coast View post tag: Naval View post tag: Burning View post tag: News by topic View post tag: US The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a vessel that caught fire and became disabled with two men and a dog aboard south of the McCormick Bridge in the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., Thursday. View post tag: Guardlast_img read more

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German institute says coronavirus vaccinations could start in early 2021

first_imgThe head of Germany’s vaccines regulator said some groups of people living in Germany could be vaccinated early next year against the coronavirus that has killed almost 800,000 worldwide and wreaked havoc on the global economy.More than half a dozen drugmakers around the world are conducting advanced clinical trials, each with tens of thousands of participants, and several expect to know if their COVID-19 vaccines work and are safe by the end of this year.Klaus Cichutek, head of the Paul Ehrlich Institut, told the Funke group of newspapers that data from Phase I and Phase II trials showed some vaccines triggered an immune response against the coronavirus. Topics : “If data from Phase III trials shows the vaccines are effective and safe, the first vaccines could be approved at the beginning of the year, possibly with conditions attached,” he said.”Based on assurances from manufacturers, the first doses for people in Germany will be available at that time, in accordance with the priorities set by the Standing Committee on Vaccination,” Cichutek said, referring to the group that makes recommendations for the use of licensed vaccines in Germany.Infections in Germany have risen in recent weeks and data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases on Wednesday showed the number of confirmed coronavirus cases climbing by 1,510 to 226,914.The RKI said 39% of cases were probably imported, with Kosovo, Turkey and Croatia most often reported as the likely source of infection in recent weeks.center_img Several companies, including Moderna, AstraZeneca , and Pfizer Inc, say they each expect to make more than 1 billion doses of a vaccine next year.German biotechnology firm CureVac has not ruled out a speedy approval process for its prospective vaccine and expects to have it on the market by mid-2021.Russia has said its vaccine will be rolled out by the end of this month. last_img read more

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NHL responds to playoff controversy involving Sharks, others, expands video review

first_imgTwo of the most dramatic postseason victories the Sharks enjoyed this spring also involved two of the most contentious moments of this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs.By announcing Thursday that it was expanding its video review process for the 2019-20 season, the NHL hopes to eliminate such controversial occasions from happening again.Meeting in Vancouver, site of this year’s NHL draft, the league’s general managers approved a new rule that would allow coaches an unlimited number of video …last_img

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JSE’s new trading system goes live

first_img“The flexibility of the new system allows us to introduce even more product innovation and hence should bring increased liquidity to the market, something which any world class exchange strives to achieve,” added Thomson. “As the 11th largest derivatives exchange in the world by volume, we’ve always recognised that one of the ways to remain one of the world’s leading exchanges is to ensure that we use technology to our advantage,” Thomson said. “This system replacement is a case in point.” The JSE has unveiled a new equity derivatives trading system that has been specifically designed for the South African market, bringing with it new functionality and greater flexibility for local brokers, fund managers, market makers and other institutional investors. STT were the developers of the original trading and clearing software which has been in place since the start of electronic trading in 1994, but the time had come for the original system to be replaced. The new system has been specifically designed for the South African equity derivatives market which, in a number of instances, is a world leader as far as these markets are concerned. Locally designed Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material “However, since this was a total replacement of the 15-year old system we inherited when the JSE bought Safex and not merely an upgrade, we had to be absolutely certain that we’d catered for the needs of the equity derivatives market, which are quite different today than they were 15 years ago.” The new system brings greater visibility to the market with live on-screen prices for SSFs and Single Stock Options being available to the market for the first time. Traders will also see the narrowing of spreads as a result of the increased functionality of the new technology. “It has taken the JSE longer than anticipated to get the new system implemented,” JSE trading director Allan Thomson said in a statement this week. World leader Thomson pointed out that the new system was wholly designed by local company STT, and that the system was not only cost-efficient, but had applications that were already drawing the attention of other pre-eminent exchanges around the world. 18 August 2008 STT managing director Michelle Janke said the systems had to be enhanced to meet the changing needs of the exchange, notably the increased derivative trading volumes. The change would also eliminate a large amount of manual processes and provide the exchange with the flexibility it required, she said. “Options trading volumes using complex delta neutral products have also been improved,” Janke said. “To attract further liquidity, the system is focused on maximizing the number of prices displayed, by using complex algorithms.” SAinfo reporter The JSE is currently the largest single stock futures (SSF) market in the world in terms of number of contracts traded, while it also recently received recognition from the international derivatives fraternity for developing the Can Do Option, chosen as the most innovative product of the year.last_img read more

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Ben Klick, Oct. 23

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest We are racing against the clock and the rain. We are done with all of the first crop beans. We have about 100 acres of double-crop beans behind hay and wheat to cut, but I’m not too concerned about those. We switched over last evening to corn after we got done baling up corn fodder and bean stubble. We are on our way back to the field to shell corn now for a few hours until we get rained out.For beans, we thought we were going to have a better crop than we did. We just didn’t get the moisture we needed in August or September. Most of them were planted in mid- to late-May and into June and they just didn’t get those late summer rains they needed. When you go dry for six or seven weeks you can’t expect too much.These were also some of the driest beans we have ever run. We almost didn’t want to run them during the day because they were under 10% moisture. We were fairly consistent on the beans. We had a farm that ran 65 and a farm that went 35 and everything else was in between and averaged out around the 45- or 50-bushel mark.The beans were deceiving in a bad way but the corn has been deceiving in a good way. The corn has been as good as the beans were bad. We have only run around 100 acres of corn and the first stuff we planted is doing very well, especially considering this spring it sat in cold, wet soil for 10 or 12 days. We didn’t have the heat units at first, but we did get plenty of rain.We still have some corn with green on it. It will be 24%or 25% moisture. The corn we are running today was planted April 28 and it is around 17.5%. I am pleased with how the corn has turned out so far and I hope it continues. We planted the corn in thirds this spring based on how the rains came and I am interested to see how that works out yield wise this fall.We do have some stalk rot. We have seen some corn falling over and we want to get as much of this off before the storm comes as we can. So far so good. If everything went as planned it wouldn’t be a normal fall harvest.There are some guys done and putting their equipment away and some have a long way to go.last_img read more

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Robinson takes blame for Lyceum’s first loss: ‘I made some bad decisions’

first_imgTyphoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Topex Robinson. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netLyceum’s perfect season has come to an end after it absorbed a 94-87 defeat to San Beda in the NCAA Season 93 Finals on Friday.Head coach Topex Robinson, who is responsible for turning around the school’s program this season, readily took all the blame for the loss.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Robinson said that if anyone else should be ready for these high-stakes situation, it should’ve been him.“When it comes to the Finals, you really have to adjust, keep on adjusting, keep on trying new combinations. Again, at the end of the day, it’s my responsibility to find ways to win. Whatever the result, at the end of the day, it’s my head. I made the mistake and I’m sorry,” he said.The youthful mentor then vowed that he’ll have a better gameplan for the Pirates come Game 2, with the team’s championship aspirations hanging in the balance.“I’ll try to lead them better come Game 2. My players played really played well, but I told them, ‘I’m sorry. It’s my fault.’ We will try to work on those mismatches and try to figure out ways to cover that. I’ll be a better coach next game,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Read Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion “I’m sorry. It’s my fault. I made some bad decisions, bad coaching. San Beda was really the great team this afternoon. We really lost to a better team,” he said.READ: San Beda hands Lyceum first loss of season, nears NCAA titleFEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutEngaged in a tight affair late, the Pirates’ small-ball lineup did not work as much as Robinson planned as Tankoua had his way in the paint in the fourth quarter.Though Lyceum kept itself in the game late, Robert Bolick was just too good in the clutch for the Red Lions. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC MOST READ QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding San Beda hands Lyceum first loss of season, nears NCAA title View commentslast_img read more

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Lewis Hamilton needs to raise his game, admits Max Verstappen

first_imgDespite Lewis Hamilton lifting his fourth world championship title in Mexico, Max Verstappen believes the Mercedes driver will “absolutely” have to raise his game if he wants to cope with a challenge from the Red Bull racer next season.Though Hamilton became a four-time world champion with a ninth-place finish at the Mexican Grand Prix, the race itself was won by the Red Bull’s Verstappen.The triumph in Mexico City was the Dutchman’s third in Formula 1 with many predicting that he is a future champion, including Hamilton.After topping the drivers’ championship standings, Hamilton had said that he is determined to come back better than ever in 2018, adding that Verstappen is making him realise that he has to “raise the game to another level”.”There is always someone there waiting to take my position. I’ve got Max sitting there waiting to take it. I’ve got to raise the game another level in order to stay ahead of him and that motivates me. There’s my motivation already for next year,” Hamilton, who fought back to finish ninth in Mexico after a first-lap clash with his title rival Sebastian Vettel, had said.Echoing similar views, Verstappen admitted that the Briton driver would have to up his game next season.”Well, he has to. Absolutely. That’s nothing bad against Lewis, but when you win three, four World titles, your sharpness kind of disappears. So I think at one point if you have a real challenge again from someone, you have to raise your game,” Sport24 quoted Verstappen, as saying.advertisementVerstappen further said that he has never been in the top spot and, therefore, he is determined to achieve the same in the upcoming season.”Because you’re not really used to fighting it out every single race for victories or podiums, which I’ve been doing for the last three years. I’ve never been in his position, so I’m really determined to get there. I’m really fired up to achieve that,” the Red Bull driver said.While Versatappen heaped praise on Britain’s most successful F1 racer, he believes the cars that Mercedes have designed have helped Hamilton to win four times.”I mean, a lot about it is the whole package. Of course, he has been in the best car for three years now, so that helps a lot. That’s the difference compared to his team-mates, for example, that’s why he’s winning the championships. He’s better than everyone around him,” he concluded.last_img read more

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2015 NSW State Cup results

first_imgCongratulations to all of the winners from the 2015 New South Wales State Cup in Port Macquarie. Men’s Open AChampionship � Parramatta Eels 4 defeated Murwillumbah Mavericks 3Women�s Open AChampionship � Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 5 defeated Wests Magpies 2Mixed OpenChampionship � Eastern Suburbs Roosters 7 defeated Murwillumbah Mavericks 5Bowl � Mudgee Mudcrabs 7 defeated Wallsend Wolves 3Plate � Wagga Wagga Vipers 7 defeated Yamba Ospreys 5Shield � Narrabri Knights 6 defeated Macksville Falcons 5 Men�s Open B Championship � Central Coast Dolphins 4 defeated Wests Magpies 1Bowl � Wests Magpies (3) 5 defeated Appin Warriors 4Plate � Taree Flames 6 defeated Penrith Panthers (2) 5Shield � Cronulla Sharks 6 defeated Doyalson Dragons (3) 5Women�s Open BChampionship � Easts Roosters 6 defeated Wallsend Wolves 3Bowl � Murwillumbah Mavericks 3 defeated Norths UTS Bears (2) 2Plate � Taree Flames 2 (2) defeated Peninsula Piranhas 0 Men�s 20�sChampionship � Murwillumbah Mavericks 9 defeated Penrith Panthers 2 Bowl � Taree Flames 7 defeated Yass Flames 5Women�s 20�sChampionship � Murwillumbah Mavericks 6 defeated Manly Sea Eagles 5Bowl � Beresfield Bandits 5 defeated Hills Hornets 2 Men�s 30�sChampionship � Murwillumbah Mavericks 9 defeated Manly Sea Eagles 5 Bowl � Newcastle City Knights 7 defeated Port Macquarie 5Senior MixedWollongong Devils 9 defeated Balmain Tigers 2Women�s 30�s Eastern Suburbs Roosters 5 defeated Maitland Redbacks 2Men�s 40�s Championship � Wallsend Wolves 7 defeated Murwillumbah Mavericks 5Bowl � Lismore Lizards 4 defeated Manly Sea Eagles (2) 3 Women�s 40�sChampionship � Manly Sea Eagles 3 defeated Central Coast Dolphins 2Bowl � Manly Sea Eagles (3) 1 defeated Forster Tuncurry Men�s 50�sManly Sea Eagles 6 defeated Murwillumbah Mavericks 2Men�s 55�s Manly Sea Eagles 3 defeated Penrith Panthers 1Related LinksState Cup Resultslast_img read more

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Notre Dame QB, Ohio Native DeShone Kizer Revealed His Motivation When Facing Ohio State

first_imgDeshone Kizer gets a pat on the head after Virginia game.Notre Dame’s offense is in DeShone Kizer’s hands.Notre Dame’s red-shirt freshman quarterback DeShone Kizer is an Ohio native, but despite being a four-star recruit at Toledo’s Central Catholic, he wasn’t offered a scholarship by Ohio State. Perhaps Kizer still has a chip on his shoulder about that, as he revealed this afternoon to reporters who asked about his motivation when facing the Buckeyes in the upcoming Fiesta Bowl. VIDEO: #NotreDame QB DeShone Kizer, on his motivation to beat Ohio State. https://t.co/kC9W47LIN2 pic.twitter.com/SREp3dNpr6— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) December 23, 2015Kizer’s comments will probably be discussed by Ohio State fans who come across them. If you want to hear his full session with the media, click on the link in the tweet shown above.last_img read more

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Predicting The Future Head Coaches Of College Football’s Best Programs

first_imgHead coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shakes hands with head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide.NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: (L-R) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shakes hands with head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide prior to the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)We’ve transitioned from the college football offseason into the college football preseason. Soon, the actual season will be here. That’ll go quickly and, before you know it, it’ll be the offseason again.  Nick SabanHow much longer will Saban be at Alabama? Who will replace him?And what comes in the offseason?Coaching moves. Some will be fired, some will be hired. Some will leave their current job for better ones. Nothing lasts forever in college football, so even if you think your current program is set for the foreseeable future, there’s probably a decent chance that you’re wrong. Even the best in the sport have to deal with coaching moves once a decade or so. Who do you think is the next head coach of your college football program?We’ve made our guesses here, predicting the future head coaches of college football’s top programs. Start With Nebraska ??? >>> Pages: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16last_img read more

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