Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals Arsenal squad’s nickname for Granit Xhaka after Man Utd win

first_imgGranit Xhaka opened the scoring for Arsenal against Manchester United with a blistering strike (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hailed the performance of Granit Xhaka after Arsenal ended Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s unbeaten Premier League record as Manchester United’s interim manager.Unai Emery’s side were stunned by Rennes on Thursday as they slumped to a 3-1 defeat in the first leg of their Europa League last 16 tie but responded with an authoritative display against in-form United.Xhaka blasted the hosts ahead in the 12th minute with a swerving shot which deceived David de Gea and Aubameyang sealed the points midway through the second half, keeping his composure from the penalty spot a week on from his costly miss in the last minute of the north London derby.AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySolskjaer claimed Xhaka must be Brazilian-born, given the way he got the ball to curve in the air, but Aubameyang is well aware of the power the Switzerland international possesses in his left foot and even revealed the Arsenal squad have a special nickname for the 26-year-old.ADVERTISEMENT‘The goal is really great. We know that when Granit shoots on the target, it’s a really, really good shot,’ he said.‘All the team is very happy. We call him Xhakaboom.’ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals Arsenal squad’s nickname for Granit Xhaka after Man Utd win Comment Advertisement David de Gea was bamboozled by Granit Xhaka’s shot in the 12th minute (Picture: Getty)center_img Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSunday 10 Mar 2019 10:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link20Shares Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sealed Arsenal’s win over Man Utd with a second half penalty (Picture: Getty)On Arsenal’s hopes of finishing in the top four, he added: ‘We have a good spirit, but we are hungry. We want to come back to the Champions League and we are focused on that.‘It means a lot. It’s not easy. We have great strikers in this league. I stay focused most important is Champions League first and If I can get that, great.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorslast_img read more

Gobernador Wolf: $20 millones de dólares para ayudar a las escuelas a brindar servicios a alumnos con necesidades especiales

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter August 20, 2020 Education,  Español,  Press Release El Gobernador Tom Wolf destina aproximadamente $20 millones de dólares para ayudar a 678 organismos de educación locales, incluidos los distritos escolares, a brindar servicios educativos a alumnos con discapacidades que pueden haber sido afectados negativamente por las medidas de mitigación de la COVID-19 y pueden enfrentar retos adicionales durante el nuevo año académico. La financiación incluye $15 millones de dólares de los Fondos de Ayuda Educativa de Emergencia del Gobernador (GEER, por sus siglas en inglés) y $5 millones de dólares de los fondos federales del Departamento de Educación de Pennsylvania (PDE) a través de la Ley para la Educación de los Individuos con Discapacidades (IDEA, por sus siglas en inglés).“Si bien la COVID-19 afectó a todos los alumnos este año, fue particularmente difícil para nuestros niños con necesidades especiales, quienes a menudo requieren apoyo y servicios adicionales para ayudarlos en su aprendizaje”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “Esta financiación ayudará a las escuelas a colocar estructuras para ayudar a estos alumnos mientras trabajamos para mitigar la propagación de esta pandemia”.La Ley de Ayuda, Alivio y Seguridad Económica por el Coronavirus (CARES) autoriza a los gobernadores a determinar el uso educativo de los Fondos de Ayuda Educativa de Emergencia del Gobernador (GEER).La Subvención de Mitigación del Impacto de la COVID-19 en la Educación Especial (SECIM, por sus siglas en inglés) aportará $15 millones de dólares en apoyo financiero ($10M GEER; $5M IDEA) a los organismos de educación locales (LEA, por sus siglas en inglés) para lo siguiente:Brindar instrucción sincronizada mejorada (en tiempo real) para reforzar el apoyo y los servicios remotos para los alumnos con necesidades complejas; yBrindar servicios y apoyo a los alumnos con discapacidades que sufrieron una pérdida de habilidades y del comportamiento y/o una falta de avances debido al cierre obligatorio de las escuelas.Se dispondrá de $5 millones de dólares adicionales en subvenciones de los fondos GEER para los programas de intervención temprana preescolar para prestar servicios educativos compensatorios.“Mientras los organismos de educación locales (LEA) hacen la transición para implementar los planes de reapertura para el año escolar 2020-21, continúan enfrentando retos para brindar educación pública gratuita y apropiada (FAPE, por sus siglas en inglés) y prestar servicios a los alumnos con discapacidades”, dijo el Secretario de Educación Pedro A. Rivera. “Esta financiación crucial ayudará a las escuelas a colaborar con los alumnos con necesidades especiales para reconstruir las habilidades y los comportamientos que se redujeron durante el cierre debido a la COVID-19”.Los montos de las subvenciones se calcularon utilizando una fórmula de asignación basada en el número de alumnos con necesidades complejas de educación especial dentro de cada LEA. La distribución de los fondos a los programas de intervención temprana preescolar se hará según las necesidades identificadas.Los beneficiarios de las subvenciones recibirán una comunicación directa del Departamento de Educación de Pennsylvania (PDE) con las instrucciones para solicitar la eGrant.Hasta la fecha, la Administración Wolf ha otorgado $70.5 millones de dólares en fondos GEER para ayudar a mantener seguros a los alumnos y educadores, y enfrentar los retos únicos de la COVID-19. Además de los $15 millones de dólares para la educación especial, la Administración Wolf ha destinado $28 millones de dólares a instituciones de enseñanza superior y proveedores de educación básica para adultos, $14 millones de dólares a escuelas K-12 para apoyar la equidad en la continuidad de la educación, $10.5 millones de dólares a centros de educación profesional y técnica y $3 millones de dólares a programas preescolares de intervención temprana.Para obtener más información sobre las políticas y programas educativos de Pennsylvania, visite el sitio de Internet del Departamento de Educación o siga al Departamento de Educación de Pennsylvania (PDE) en Facebook, Twitter o Pinterest.View this information in English.center_img Gobernador Wolf: $20 millones de dólares para ayudar a las escuelas a brindar servicios a alumnos con necesidades especialeslast_img read more

AllianzGI to split CIO, CEO roles as Utermann retires

first_imgAndreas Utermann, outgoing CEO of AllianzGIJackie Hunt, member of the Allianz board of management with responsibility for asset management, said Utermann would be missed.“He hands over the leadership of the firm to individuals who are well placed to make the best of the options available to AllianzGI to continue to serve clients well in a period of change within the industry,” she added.Pross has worked for the Allianz Group for 20 years, and has been a member of AllianzGI’s global executive committee since 2015.Zurkow joined AllianzGI in 2012 as CIO and head of infrastructure debt, having been CEO of Trifinium Advisors before that. In a statement, AllianzGI said she had overseen the rapid growth of its alternatives platform, which now accounted for over €80bn in assets under management, and had championed the opportunity for institutional clients to co-invest alongside Allianz in a number of AllianzGI’s private market strategies.Zurkow has been a member of AllianzGI’s global executive committee since 2016.The €557bn asset manager firm said Utermann would be available to his successors on an advisory basis for the first six months of 2020. The leadership changes take effect from the 1 January. Andreas Utermann is to retire from Allianz Global Investors in January, the asset manager announced today.Tobias Pross, currently global head of distribution, will take over as CEO, while Utermann’s chief investment officer responsibilities will be handed to Deborah Zurkow, currently global head of alternatives. As global head of investments, she will report to Pross.Utermann joined Allianz in 2002, initially serving as global head of CIO equities and then becoming global CIO and co-head alongside Elizabeth Corley in 2012. In connection with Corley’s stepping down from the CEO role, Utermann became CEO in 2016, retaining responsibility for investment matters.Utermann said leaving AllianzGI “will not be easy”. “Having had the opportunity to work alongside so many talented and engaging people, to develop and lead a strong team and to build a respected global investment business, is a source of great pride,” he added.last_img read more

Edmonton home with panoramic views the whole package

first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:21Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:21 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to buy your first home01:21A SOUTHSIDE treasure with drawcard panoramic views of Cairns city and surrounding mountain ranges has entered the market.Selling agent Therese Plath of Ray White Cairns South said the Edmonton home was a “visually stunning, executive residence filled with quality finishes, glorious light-filled living and outstanding family appeal”. The pool at 14-16 Waterfall Cl, Edmonton, incorporates those incredible views. Swim all day in summer at 14-16 Waterfall Cl, Edmonton.It ticks many boxes, having been recently renovated, surrounded by space and with a waterfall-edge pool. But the biggest tick of all would be the views.“One of the biggest drawcards of this outstanding residence is the blue chip elevated position with professionally landscaped gardens,” Ms Plath said.“You will never tire of the stunning views of Cairns city, lush picturesque mountains and rainforest. This location is simply the best.”With a surge in demand for more remote living as a result of coronavirus, 14-16 Waterfall Close at Edmonton, could be on to a winner.The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home features a superb chef’s kitchen with an extra wide island bench, which also functions as a breakfast bar. Time to get the friends over for some quality entertaining at 14-16 Waterfall Cl, Edmonton.The bright and welcoming kitchen-dining-living zone forms the heart of this home, according to Ms Plath. The kitchen’s “flawless expression of fit and finish” is completed by black wattle timber bench tops, over-mount double sinks and a range of quality stainless-steel appliances including free-standing oven, a second integrated double oven and built-in combination microwave.An elegant alfresco area features low maintenance tiling and lots of natural light, suitable for year-round entertaining with family and friends overlooking the resort-style saltwater swimming pool framed by lush leafy surrounds and those stunning views.The home has been designed to create a seamless flow from one space to the next, maintained on a single level. More from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms2 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns2 days ago Need space for your boat? This home has plenty of it.The indoor-outdoor connection is the focus, leading to an outdoor living area and swimming pool via dual sliding stacker doors.“This home is ideal for a family that loves entertaining, having fun and enjoying everything that this property has to offer,” Ms Plath said.The recently renovated property includes a separate parents’ retreat from the three well-proportioned bedrooms all with built-in robes. The parents’ retreat includes a comfortable media room with access to the outdoors, a large bedroom with a large walk-in robe and ensuite bathroom. For the avid angler or caravanner, there is a separate large high-clearance powered shed with easy access via an adjoining street. With its own toilet, wash basin, ceiling fans and 3.6m high ceilings, accessed via large double folding doors, serving as the ultimate man cave.The large block gently slopes with well-maintained lawns, established gardens and 1000 sqm of rainforest at the back of the house, which is a short walk from Isabella Falls.The fully airconditioned home features solar panels, a security system with cameras and alarm, and an extra wide double lock garage.last_img read more

Marine and energy insurer sets in motion new offshore advisory committee

first_imgMarine and energy insurance association, Standard Club, has launched the Offshore Advisory Committee (SCOAC) in an attempt to drive developments in offshore protection and indemnity cover (P&I).Standard Club said that SCOAC would analyze offshore trends, assist the club in further understanding and disseminating industry best-practice, and develop new strategies to provide a focused direction for the benefit of the club’s offshore membership.The new committee consists of offshore players including Allseas Group, Bumi Armada, Floatel International, Nortrans Offshore, Saipem, SBM Offshore, and Subsea 7 – all members of the Standard Club.According to the association, the members of the committee are senior figures in the offshore industry with extensive experience and knowledge allowing them to provide invaluable insight to the committee which in turn will be shared with the wider membership.SCOAC is in charge of reviewing current issues and challenges affecting key sectors in the offshore industry including production, drilling, accommodation, constructions/installation, support/supply, and other specialist operations.The committee will also consider the implications of new regulations coming into force, offshore contracting trends, and other topical subjects affecting the offshore industry.James Bean, managing director of Standard Europe, said: “Through its broad range of covers and diverse membership supported by high limits of cover, the club is well positioned to launch an Offshore Advisory Committee bringing together leaders in this sector to work collaboratively on industry issues affecting our members.“Our committee members are established figures in the offshore world and being able to call upon their considerable expertise is invaluable. I would like to thank them for the enthusiasm with which they have greeted this initiative and to Claire Bromley from Subsea7 for kindly accepting the committee’s nomination to take on the role of chair.”Claire Bromley, head of insurance at Subsea 7, said: “SCOAC reinforces The Standard Club’s commitment to understanding and appreciating the evolving needs of its members and in looking for ways in which to further support these. As chairman, I am looking forward to working together with the rest of the committee to ensure SCOAC is a success.”Standard Club added that the remaining members of the Offshore Advisory Committee are Jonathan Cassidy from SBM Offshore, Suchitra Narayanan, from Bumi Armada Berhad, Johann Preller from Allseas, Bertrand Valentin from Saipem, Trond Kyrkjeboe from Nortrans Offshore, and Thony Lindström Härdin from Floatel International.last_img read more

Nicho Frater jailed for killing 8-month-old Bella Richardson

first_imgStuff co.nz 16 December 2019Family First Comment: “Frater had 39 previous convictions and had served multiple jail terms. Ten of those convictions were for family violence, including assault with a weapon and threatening to kill in 2016, but none for harm against children. He started using drugs from 18, and was taking cannabis almost daily at the time of Bella’s death, the judge said.”Legalising cannabis will increase the risk to children.Read more: https://saynopetodope.org.nz/family-violence-child-abuse/The mother of a child who died in their home did not go to court to see the killer sent to jail, believing she would not be able to cope.That killer, 26-year-old Nicho Caleb Fraser, had a long history of family violence before he fatally threw eight-month-old Bella Richardson.He also tried to conceal his offending, which put suspicion on the baby’s mother.Frater was jailed for five years in the High Court in Whanganui on Monday for the manslaughter of Bella.Frater was 23 years old when he killed Bella on November 7, 2016, in a moment of frustration in their Hackett St, Whanganui, home.Frater said in a pre-sentence report he was using methamphetamine at the time, and he killed Bella while coming down.READ MORE: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/118216176/nicho-frater-jailed-for-killing-8monthold-bella-richardsonKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

WV’s oldest person with COVID-19 is 94 years old

first_imgILOILO – A 94-year-old man fromMiag-ao town is Western Visayas’ oldest positive case of coronavirus disease2019 (COVID-19), data from the Department of Health (DOH) showed. No one will be allowed to leave orenter the barangay. All barangay residents should observe home quarantine, saidNapulan. Napulan said the patient may havecontracted the virus from someone when he was first hospitalized on March 24,or got it from family members who had the virus but asymptomatic. He also does not have close contactwith any known COVID-19 case, the mayor added. “Paraindi na sila (residents) makagwa sa ila balay,” said Napulan. His having contracted SARS-CoV-2, thevirus which causes COVID-19, has baffled Miag-ao’s Mayor Macario Napulan, aphysician. On April 1 he underwent COVID-19testing. The result was released on April 4 – he was positive for the disease. The old man is currently confined at ahospital in Iloilo City. “Ang contacts niya sa balay iyaman lang kabataan kag apo,” said Napulan. He tasked the Miag-ao police stationand soldiers of the Philippine Army based in the town to distribute foodassistance to the barangay’s 200 households. Around 10 of them were set to betested for COVID-19, he revealed. The old man was discharged from thehospital on March 28 but hospitalized again on March 30 for difficulty ofbreathing. The patient, weakened by old age, doesnot even go out of his house, said Napulan. Wary of a possible spread of COVID-19,Napulan ordered a 14-day lockdown of the old man’s barangay beginning April 5. FILE PHOTO BY EPA He started coughing on March 10. Whenhe had fever on March 24 his family brought him to Miag-ao’s rural health unit(RHU). He was eventually confined in a government hospital. The 94-year-old man is the secondconformed COVID-19 case in Miag-ao. The first is a 22-year-old female fromanother barangay with a history of travel to Metro Manila./PNlast_img read more

Lady Twisters Make It 4 In A Row Regional Crowns

first_imgThe Oldenburg Academy Lady Twisters have captured their fourth straight Girls Tennis Regional Title with a 4-1 victory over the host Richmond Lady Red Devils.OA will be at The Center Grove Semi-States this Saturday to battle The Brownsburg Lady Eagles starting at Noon.Congratulations and good luck to Coach Mark Wilder and The Lady Twisters!last_img

Germany confirm home friendlies against Turkey, Czech Republic

first_img Read Also: Bale trolls Real Madrid again with hilarious antics on the bench Matches in Germany are currently played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic but Loew added that he “hopes” fans will be allowed to watch his team in stadiums again this autumn. Germany have yet to play an international in 2020 after friendlies against Spain, Italy and Switzerland were called off due to the COVID-19 outbreak. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… “With a view to next year’s European Championship we want to grow together and these games will give us important insights for the team’s development.” Germany will host Turkey and the Czech Republic in international friendlies this autumn as part of their Nations League preparations, the German FA confirmed Monday. Germany plan to host Turkey in Cologne on October 7 and the Czech Republic in Leipzig on November 11 followed by Nations League games against either Spain, Ukraine or Switzerland. On Friday, the German FA confirmed they will host Spain in Cologne on September 3, then face the Swiss away three days later, both in the Nations League. The home friendly against Turkey on October 7 starts a run of three internationals in six days before Nations League matches away to Ukraine and home to Switzerland. Likewise, the friendly against the Czechs on November 11 comes before back-to-back Nations League matches at home to Ukraine, then away to Spain. “We would like to use the international matches in the autumn to give our young team some matches,” said Germany head coach Joachim Loew.Advertisement Promoted Content12 Celebrities Who Almost Ruined Their Careers With One MovieThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hootTop 10 Most Iconic Characters On TVFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better8 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Video To Stream Right Now33 Celebs Photos From Their Childhood: Will You Recognize Them?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World7 Things That Actually Ruin Your Phonelast_img read more

The Latest: Beckham presents England shirt to Captain Tom

first_imgThe Latest: Beckham presents England shirt to Captain Tom July 11, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___David Beckham has presented a framed England soccer shirt to Captain Tom Moore, who was named the honorary captain of a special England Lionhearts team. Associated Press ___Parma soccer club has announced that a non-playing member of the team tested positive for the coronavirus.Parma says the person is asymptomatic and is being isolated according to Italian government protocols. The Serie A club adds that every other member of the team tested negative but that the rest of the squad was being kept under observation at its training center.According to the league’s virus protocol, Parma can still play its home game against Bologna in the top tier on Sunday as usual.___center_img More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports ___The Houston Astros have canceled their workout after learning that a staff member could have been exposed to a person outside the organization with the coronavirus. It’s the second time this week the Astros have canceled a workout because of concerns about the pandemic. Houston also scrapped its Monday workout because of delays with testing results due to the holiday weekend, as did some other teams around the majors.General manager James Click said they decided to cancel Saturday’s workout as a precaution.“As part of MLB’s testing and reporting plan, we were alerted that a staff member was potentially exposed to a COVID-positive individual outside the organization,” Click said. “Out of an abundance of caution, we have canceled today’s workout. We are working closely with MLB and our team physicians to follow the established testing and cleaning protocols so that we can safely bring our players and staff back to the field as soon as possible.” The Lionhearts are an initiative by England’s Football Association to celebrate 23 people who have inspired during the pandemic.Beckham went to the Bedfordshire home of Captain Tom to say thank you to the World War II veteran.Captain Tom was aged 99 in April when he decided to do laps of his backyard garden on his walker until his 100th birthday to fundraise for Britain’s National Health Service. He aimed for 1,000 pounds ($1,200). By his birthday on April 30, he raised nearly 33 million pounds ($42 million).He was knighted in May.Beckham said: “The highlight of my whole career was being made England captain. To have Sir Tom as our captain — it doesn’t get any better than that.”last_img read more