“He pushed me and grabbed my neck. He told me he was just a little boy. I will not let it happen again. There I have to learn to be stronger. The moment he grabbed me in the area will help me learn, “Gilmour said.That match ended 1-2 in favor of United with two goals from Marcus Rashford. Batshuayi made the only goal of the blues. Gilmour seems to have learned the lesson and is becoming one of Lampard’s advantageous pupils. Billy Gilmour, with only 18 years, took control of the match against Liverpool. The young man of Chelsea was one of the best in the 2-0 victory that appealed to the FA Cup reds and has earned him praise from the press and even his coach, Frank Lampard, who called his game “incredible.”The Scot had fun on his second night in the England Cup but remembered how he suffered on the first occasion he played in another Cup, the Carabao Cup. On October 30 of last year, Gilmour started against Manchester United in this edition of the League Cup and had a bad night against the red devils, and specifically, trying to overcome Harry Maguire.
The Solicitor General, Cllr. Daku Mulbah, has been instructed to ensure the renewal of the diplomatic passports of Atty. Isaac Jackson and his family.Jackson’s lawyer: ‘I cannot continue to represent a client whose actions disrespect the court.’Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor says he has ordered the Solicitor General, Daku Mulbah to work out all legal formalities that would ensure the renewal of the diplomatic passports of Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Atty. Isaac Jackson and his family that currently reside in London, United Kingdom (UK).Besides, Justice Korkpor also instructed Cllr. Mulbah to work along with Jackson’ legal counsel, Arthur Johnson, in fulfilling his mandate, although there was no specific time set for the Jacksons’ passports renewal, because it was matter of right given by the constitution to a Liberian citizen.The statement by the Chief Justice was in response to the April 22, 2019 edition of the FrontPage Africa Newspaper under the caption “Liberia’s IMO Rep. Vents Anger at Supreme Court Chief Justice Francis Korkpor “My Blood Will Be on His Hands.”It can be recalled that in July 2018, Jackson, himself a lawyer, filed a Writ of Prohibition with the Supreme Court, challenging President George Weah’s decision to unlawfully appoint one Moses Owen Brown to replace him, Jackson.It was during the preliminary hearing of the writ that then Chambers Justice, Jamessetta Howard Wolokollie, on July 23 that same year, placed a stay order requesting the parties, Jackson and President Weah to return to Status quo ante, while she forwarded the matter before the full bench for deliberation.It was after the prohibition argument between Jackson’s lawyer and the government that Cllr. Arthur Johnson informed the chief justice and his colleagues about the refusal of the government to renew the diplomatic passports that were issued to his client, Jackson and his family in October 2016 to facilitate the family’s travel to duty, and that the expiry date was approaching and he on August 24, 2018 applied to renew, which government has failed to do.Johnson also argued that the refusal by the government to renew the Jackson’s passport was a violation of the stay order imposed on the government by then chamber justice.Shortly afterward, Justice Korkpor asked Cllr. Johnson whether his client, Atty. Jackson, was still going to work at his office in the UK and was still receiving his salary, in accordance with the stay order imposed by then Chambers Justice Wolokollie. Johnson answered in the positive, stressing “only for the salary, which had delayed for the past two months and that his client was not certain that said action was deliberate to undermine the stay order.”Atty. Jackson was quoted by the newspaper on Sunday, April 21, 2019, “he remains immensely optimistic that judgment will be rendered in his favor.” The paper further said, Jackson trusted the integrity of those on the Supreme Court Bench, and he lavished praises at the two female justices, Wolokollie and Sie-Nyene Yuoh on the Supreme Court for what he terms as properly grilling Solicitor general Cllr. Mulbah.“I believe that only a compromised Court will rule in favor of the government because the government has got absolutely no intelligent argument upon which to hinge this case for victory,” he said.He added: “God forbids, if I do not win this case, I will come to Monrovia, and submit my issue to the people; and if the Government puts bullets in my head, my blood will be on the hands of Chief Justice Korkpor for his mindless cowardice. Because, I am told that the government has reintroduced the sour voices of notorious ex-rebel generals in our national politics,” the paper further quoted Jackson.Reacting to the story on Monday, April 22, 2019, Atty. Darryl Ambrose Nmah, the director of the Judicial Public Information described the publication as “not only intended to intimidate the courts but also a direct intention to besmear the hard earned reputation of the Chief Justice and, in some cases, associate justices and judges of subordinate courts.”He added that such insinuation reportedly coming from Atty. Jackson was not only unwarranted but also reckless for the fact that Jackson, being a lawyer, knows or ought to know, that opinions and judgments of the Supreme Court are not rendered or made by the chief justice, rather by a unanimous decision of the full bench “or majority members of the bench in which case the single vote of the chief justice could either be with those of the majority or the descent and that Atty. Jackson cannot pre-judge matters that are pending before a court undetermined,” Atty. Nmah argued.“This publication insinuate that a particular party litigant has prevailed in that case,” the Judicial public information director said. ”It was worrying and dangerous for the administration of justice as such publication could send the wrong signals to the reading public and put the safety of the justices and judges at risk.”Further, Director Nmah said, the judiciary remains committed that cases before the courts will be determined based on the facts and circumstances and not on party’s or public sentiments.Meanwhile, Cllr. Arthur Johnson has communicated his decision to withdraw his representation of the IMO Rep., Atty. Isaac Jackson, due to “recent utterances in the press” that appear to threaten the legal practice of Cllr. Johnson. In a carefully worded email to Atty. Jackson, Cllr. Johnson wrote:“My withdrawal from the case stems from the fact of your media appearances both in electronic and print preempting and predicting the ruling of the Supreme Court and at the same time calling the High Court Chief Justice, Francis Korkpor and Supreme Court into public ridicule . As you are aware of this publication made by you in the Front Page Newspaper , Vol. 13, NO.071, Monday, April 22, 2019 with the story “Liberia IMO REP Vents Anger at Supreme Court Chief Justice Francis Korkpor ‘MY BLOOD WILL BE ON HIS HANDS’”, it undermines the integrity and dignity of the Highest Court and places it into disrepute .“As a lawyer before the High Court , I cannot continue to represent a client whose actions disrespect the court. It will show an appearance that I am in support of your action against the Supreme Court Chief Justice . Moreover, you were advised to stay away from the press during our last conversations. Doing this threatens my career as a lawyer because I am not a Politician but rather a lawyer. As a Counselor -At-Law and member of the Honourable Supreme Court of Liberia, I am prohibited from supporting any act that undermines the dignity, credibility, and integrity of the Honourable Supreme Court of Liberia, and that is to say all Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia .In view of the above, please accept this withdrawal without any prejudice but for ethical reasons as contained in the Code of Moral and Ethical Conduct of Lawyers.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREChargers go winless in AFC West with season-ending loss in Kansas CityAnswer: First, let me thank you for your service in Iraq. One thing we should probably clear up: Are you sure no one else was using your phone while you were deployed? For purposes of this answer, we are going to assume that either the cell company billing is wrong or someone else has used your phone without your permission. If the cell company made a mistake, I first suggest that you call the company and dispute the bill. Rather than communicate with the debt collector, you should write or call your cell company and move up the chain of command until you get someone who has the authority to straighten out the mess that has been made of your account. Follow up in writing via mail with a return receipt requested. I spoke to two cell carriers and they both seemed more than willing to help a soldier who was one of their customers. If the cell company has sold the debt outright, then dispute the bill in writing with the collector. They will have to stop collection activity until you are sent proof that the debt is actually yours. If you see phone numbers on the bill that you don’t recognize, then you should ask that they be removed. Make sure to keep good records of who you write and speak with and request any concessions, actions, etc., be put in writing and sent to you. If the collector refuses your request, I suggest that you call and insist on speaking to a manager and be prepared to show that you were in Iraq from such-and-such date until such-and-such date. Your orders should cover that. Many cell phone carriers don’t offer service in Iraq, so it may be worth checking to see if yours may be one of them. Make sure to send any letters certified mail, request a signature card, and keep a log of your calls. If it appears as if the calls on your bills originated in Iraq, then it may be that your phone was used without your permission. I asked retired Lt. Col. Luis Beattie, a counselor at Money Management International, what to do in that case and he suggests that you go to your orderly room and speak to the first sergeant. Ask for legal assistance to deal with the collector and also ask to file a report of theft with the military police, who will look into the matter. If someone else had access to your phone while you are out on operations, their identity might be discernable by finding out who received the calls. Army Family Services may be able to help out if you need some additional assistance. For my other military readers and their families, here are a few other facts about the protection afforded to service personnel overseas: For debt collection, you have special rights under the service members Civil Relief Act. Among your rights under the act are: a creditor cannot change the terms of an existing credit agreement; cannot charge you more than 6 percent interest on outstanding accounts; you have the right to a postponement of any court summons for a debt of at least 90 days or until you return to the U.S.; as well as many more. For more information, there is a good section on the service members Civil Relief Act Web site. God bless you and the USA. Steve Bucci is president of Money Management International Financial Education Foundation. Visit www.moneymanagement.org for additional debt advice. If you have a question for Steve, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Debt Adviser is a weekly feature of bankrate.com.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! By Steve Bucci BANKRATE.COM Question: I have a debt of about $4,000 from a cell phone company that said I was using my minutes and phone while I was in Iraq. I am still in Iraq and won’t be home until some time this month. The debt is in a collector’s hands. I talked to them while I was home on leave, and all it did was give me a headache. Is there anything else I can do to prove I’ve been over here during the slotted time? Thanks for your advice. – RAYMON
GAME 2: Schilling is just the second 40-year-old to win a World Series start. By Mike Fitzpatrick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON – There’s more than one way to rough up the Rockies. “This was the Pap-ajima show tonight,” Schilling said. “That was just phenomenal to watch.” The Series shifts to spacious Coors Field for Game 3 on Saturday night, when rookie Daisuke Matsuzaka pitches for Boston against Josh Fogg. “Our crowd is probably looking forward to this as much as anything in a long time,” Manager Clint Hurdle said. “We could use the support.” With no designated hitter allowed, the Red Sox must decide whether to play hobbling slugger David Ortiz at first base or bench his bat. If they keep getting this kind of pitching, it might not matter. “We’re going to make a series out of this,” Rockies rookie shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said. One night after Josh Beckett blazed through the Rockies with 97-mph fastballs in a 13-1 rout, Schilling shut them down with savvy and splitters. Nearly automatic in October, he improved to 11-2 with a 2.23 ERA in 19 postseason starts and tipped his cap to the pulsing crowd as he walked off the mound – perhaps for the final time in a Red Sox uniform. His fastball hovering around 87 mph, Schilling held punchless Colorado in check for 5
1 FIFA World Cup: The decision for 2026 has been put back The hosts of the 2026 World Cup will be decided in May 2020, three years later than originally scheduled because of the corruption scandals that have engulfed FIFA.In an attempt to avoid the recriminations that dogged the 2010 decision to give the 2018 World Cup to Russia and 2022 tournament to Qatar, world football’s governing body will try a four-phase approach for 2026.This will effectively be a year of consultation and then three years of “bid preparation” and evaluation, but a decision on whether to leave the tournament at 32 teams will be made in October 2016.The bidding process was the headline announcement from the first two-day meeting of the new FIFA Council – the successor body to the ExCo – in Mexico City.The consultation phase of the process will run until May 2017 and will look at four main areas: human rights and environmental protection, the ability to exclude bids that do not meet technical requirements, a review of stance on joint bids and whether to increase the World Cup to 40 teams.A decision on the latter, however, is expected by this October, with Europe’s leading clubs already making their displeasure at the idea of expansion clear.Also settled in October will be which confederations can put bids forward, with the current rules only excluding the Asian Football Confederation because Qatar will have hosted the previous World Cup.After the consultation phase, there will be an “enhanced phase for bid preparation” between June 2017 and December 2018, before bid evaluation between January 2019 and February 2020 culminating in the May vote.With bids likely to come from CONCACAF nations Canada, Mexico and the US – perhaps in a combination of two or even three of those nations – as well as interest from Australia and New Zealand, Turkey and Kazakhstan, Morocco and perhaps even England, FIFA will not be short of suitors.But new FIFA president Gianni Infantino knows the organisation cannot afford another decade of the kind of scrutiny that the decision to go to Qatar has brought.Last month, Harvard human rights expert Professor John Ruggie wrote a damning report for FIFA about its failure to make human rights a priority in its decision-making or exert more pressure for change on hosts.Qatar’s slow progress in reforming how it treats and uses migrant workers has reflected very poorly on FIFA.
Click HERE if you’re unable to view the gallery on your mobile device.Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch isn’t a big fan of President Donald Trump — but his feelings about cannabis appear to be somewhat warmer.In an appearance on “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday, Lynch referred to the commander in chief with an expletive that is the mother of all profanities, if you take our meaning.That wasn’t the only newsworthy utterance. Lynch also confessed to trying to light a blunt during the …
Klay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!NEW ORLEANS — The Warriors (56-24) will sit Andre Iguodala (left toe soreness) and Andrew Bogut (rest) for Tuesday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans (33-48).With the Warriors cementing the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, coach Steve Kerr indicated he planned to sit players for the remaining two regular-season games for preservation purposes. Kerr also …
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest It was recently announced that the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is delaying the effective date of its interim final rule an additional six months to Oct. 19, 2017.This was viewed as a positive step in the right direction according to many livestock groups.“This is another step toward common sense and away from counterproductive government intrusion in the free market,” said Craig Uden, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) president. “That said, while a delay is welcome, ultimately this rule should be killed and American cattle producers should be free to market our beef without the threat of government-sanctioned frivolous lawsuits.”Two proposed rules and one interim final rule came out on Dec. 20, 2016, one month before the end of the Obama Administration. The interim final rule regarding the scope of the Packers and Stockyards Act and the proposed rule regarding undue preference and unjust treatment have a direct negative impact on the cattle industry.Current systems that allow producers to market their cattle as they see fit reward them for producing the higher-quality beef that consumers demand. Under the interim final rule, USDA or a producer no longer needs to prove true economic harm. Instead, one only needs to say that he or she was treated “unfairly” to file a damaging lawsuit that could discourage cattlemen from continuing to invest in improving the quality of beef being produced.“Trial lawyers are salivating at the prospect of this rule becoming the law of the land,” Uden said. “If this rule isn’t killed once and for all, cattle producers will lose nearly all incentive to invest in the production of higher-quality beef. That would mean less revenue for producers and lower quality for consumers. That’s a lose-lose proposition and exactly why the rule needs to not only be delayed — it needs to be killed outright.”The delay will allow for more time to comment on the issue, which is a positive thing, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.“It is clear that a one-size-fits-all approach to the Agriculture Department’s Farmer Fair Practices Rules does not work across the board for all livestock sectors. The announced delay in the rules’ effective date until October will give farmers and ranchers additional time to comment on this important issue,” said Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau Federation president. “We support preserving the contract and marketing arrangements that are working for the beef and pork sectors, and we will reinforce that point during the comment period. There is still vast room for improvement, however, in efforts to ensure a level playing field for poultry farmers. We will continue to emphasize the need to seek additional safeguards in the poultry sector to better protect individual farmers from discriminatory treatment, without disrupting the business practices that are working in the beef and pork sectors.”
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest This spring has been nothing short of frustrating for farmers who planted a large number of acres before heavy rains that caused ponding, drown-outs and crusting on those newly sewn fields. The season has been equally as taxing on seed companies working with their customers to navigate the difficult scenarios of 2017. Daniel Call, General Manager with Seed Consultants, tells Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins that he hasn’t seen a spring like this in some time.Listen to their conversation below.Seed Consultants Daniel Call