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100 Women who Care Fort St John narrow choice to three for

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The 100 Women who Care Fort St. John Chapter narrowed down the choice of which non-profit organization to donate $10,000 to with a random draw.Women from around the Peace Region nominated non-profits earlier this year that they felt best deserved the donation. The three non-profits still in the running for the money were not revealed as the organization wanted to inform the charities before anyone else.The $10,000 will come from residents around the Peace who donate $100 each to help make a difference. Anyone interested in donating can visit Energetictickets.ca. The three non-profits will have to create a presentation on why they think they deserve the money and the 100 Women Who Care will then decide on who deserves it most.The three remaining candidates will be revealed at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13th where they will work to present on September 11th.last_img read more

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Transborder pollution AIDS crime are state security issues too UN event told

Wrapping up the 56th annual UN Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organization (DPI/NGO) conference, the premier event for civil society at UN Headquarters in New York, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata also said threats to national and international security came much more from internal than external aggression.The post-cold-war era of the 1990s had been marked by internal communal conflicts with heavy ethnic undertones. It became important to shift attention to the security of people, not necessarily to replace State security, but definitely to complement it, Ms. Ogata, Co-Chair of the Commission on Human Security, said yesterday.The Commission is an independent body launched at the UN Millennium Summit of 2000 and charged with creating a human security policy framework aimed at significantly reducing global human suffering and insecurity. It viewed human security in terms of protecting people’s vital freedoms from critical and pervasive threats and in ways that empowered them to fulfil their potential and aspirations, Ms. Ogata added.Recalling her time as High Commissioner for Refugees, she said she realized that security threats to people emanated more often from the very States that should be protecting them. She noted that the Commission’s report, released in May, examined the situation of people in conflict, emphasizing the importance of a firmer application of human rights and humanitarian law. A second area dealt with people on the move – refugees, internally displaced and migrants.The report also addressed the transition between war and peace, with greater institutional and financial concentration on the transition phase. Other areas included economic security, health and education.In closing remarks, Paul Hoeffel, Chief of the NGO Section of DPI and Co-Chair of the Conference with Ms. Ogata, said he hoped the event had been successful enough to send NGO colleagues home with a rekindled fire in the belly, a renewed commitment to working with the UN and some new tools and insights to bring back to their communities and constituencies.This year’s event drew a record attendance of 2,000 people. read more

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At General Assembly debate States hail Israeli withdrawal from Gaza urge more

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister, Shaikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al-Khalifa, said this year has opened a path that might lead to an opportunity for peace in the Middle East, through positive internal developments on the Palestinian side, and the Arab and international support for its new leadership of President Mahmoud Abbas and his moves towards achieving peace, reducing tension, and promoting democracy. “We welcome the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, and hope that this withdrawal will be a significant step towards a just and comprehensive peace in the area, and that this withdrawal should be a part of the Roadmap plan.”The achievement of security, stability and peace in the Middle East requires an end to the Israeli occupation of all Arab territories and the full implementation of all relevant UN resolutions, he said. “A just and comprehensive peace cannot be achieved except through the end of Israeli occupation of Arab territories since 1967, including the Golan Heights and Lebanese lands, the return of Palestinian refugees and the establishment of a Palestinian state with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital.”The Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Rashid Abdullah Al-Noaimi, welcomed Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza and some parts in the northern West Bank and voiced hope that the international community would urge Israel “to complete its withdrawal from the Arab and Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, including the Syrian Golan and the Lebanese Shabaa farms, to dismantle the separation wall, and to discontinue its settlement activities in accordance with the international legitimate resolutions, the Arab Peace initiative which is based on peace for land and the roadmap.”He also called on the international community to strengthen its support to the Palestinian authority and assist it in rebuilding its national institutions and restoring its natural and economic resources. In addition, he said Israel should accede to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and subject its nuclear facilities to the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).Abdelwaheb Abdallah, the Foreign Minister of Tunisia, called on all parties to the conflict in the Middle East, as well as the diplomatic Quartet, “to take advantage of the recent positive developments witnessed in the region in order to resume the peace negotiations, which will allow the brotherly Palestinian people to recover its legitimate national rights and establish its independent state on its land, and will provide security, stability and prosperity for all the peoples of the region.”He stressed that achieving fair, comprehensive and durable peace in the Middle East region requires Syria and Lebanon to regain control of all their occupied territories.Emile Lahoud, the President of Lebanon, said the immediate implementation of Security Council resolutions, as well as UN resolution 194, that affirms the “right of return” of the Palestinian refugees to their lands confiscated by Israel and prevents the resettlement of the uprooted Palestinians in their host countries, “remains the only way to diffuse and to dry up the wells of extremism,” he said. He also decried the “daily Israeli violations of Lebanon’s territorial integrity, and aggressions against the People of South Lebanon” and commended the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for its work in the area.The assassination of Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri constituted the hardest blow to Lebanon in its modern history, he said. “As we look forward for a timely and prompt disclosure of the International Inquiry Commission’s results into the investigation of this heinous act, we thank the Security Council for consenting with Lebanon’s request to appoint such a Commission,” he said, pledging to provide all necessary support “to prosecute the culprits to the full extent of the law.” read more

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Norton St woman appears in Court over fraud charges

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Related Denise Lovell appeared unrepresented before the court of Magistrate Judy Latchman on Monday morning to answer to two counts of fraudulently converting monies to an improper purpose other than which was stipulated by the Virtual Complainant (VC).The first charge reported that between February 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017, while being solely entrusted with some $125,000 cash by VC, Rhonda James, in order that she (the accused) may deposit same in her (the VC) New Building Society mortgage bank account, the accused fraudulently converted same to her own use and benefit.In addition, between November 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, the accused converted a sum of $320,000 cash to her own use that which she was instructed to deposit in James’ New Building Society bank savings account.The forty-six-year-old woman denied the allegations and told the Magistrate that she is a single mother of two, permanently residing in Norton Street, Georgetown.Bail was set at $150,000 with respect to each charge and the matter was adjourned to be continued on September 25, 2017 at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. read more

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House Panel Advances Bill Authorizing 129 Billion in Fiscal 2020 Coast Guard

first_img ADC AUTHOR The House 2019 Coast Guard Authorization Act received a major boost last week after gained passage from the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Federal News Network reported.The bill, authorizing funding through fiscal 2021, allocates about $12.9 billion for fiscal 2020 and provides funding $1.6 billion above the administration’s request. It also provides $13.3 billion in funding for fiscal 2021, according to Federal News Network.The Transportation and Infrastructure panel’s bill would also guarantee the service’s active duty and civilian personnel are paid in the event of a federal government shutdown, according to a USNI News report. The panel added a Coast Guard pay amendment to the measure, which received broad support from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.“The federal government may have been partially shut down earlier this year, but the brave men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard were still 100-percent on the job—in the dead of winter no less—carrying out life-saving rescues, interdicting drugs at sea, and doing whatever was necessary to keep our coastal communities safe,” Rep. Peter DeFazio, (D-Ore.) said during the bill’s hearing.Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangemilast_img read more

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5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday June 9 2019

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, June 9, 2019:#1) Brady’s Foundation’s 5K Run For Recovery/Walk For WellnessBrady’s Foundation is holding its 3rd Annual 5K Run For Recovery /Walk For Wellness at the Wilmington Town Common. In-person registration begins at 9am. The race starts at 10:30am. Event details can be found HERE. Road closure information can be found HERE.#2) Wilmington Town Museum Open HouseThe Wilmington Town Museum (430 Salem Street) is holding its monthly Open House from 2pm to 4pm. The Museum at the Col. Joshua Harnden Tavern is owned by the town and is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the town of Wilmington. The Museum is housed in an historic 18th century tavern which is an excellent example of quality construction practices of the late 18th century. Exhibits are also on display in the adjacent late 19th century carriage house.#3) Middlesex Canal Museum OpenThe Middlesex Canal Museum and Visitors’ Center (71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica) is open from noon to 4pm.  Learn about the canal, which travels through Wilmington.#4) IMPORTANT: 1 Of The 8 Dunkin Donuts In Town Is Temporarily CLosedThe Dunkin’ Donuts at 357 Middlesex Avenue in Wilmington — next to the Registry of Motor Vehicles — is temporarily closing this Sunday, June 9, 2019 to undergo a remodeling to become a Dunkin’ “next generation” store. The location is slated to reopen on Friday, June 21, 2019.#5) Food ShoppingFood shopping in town this week?  In case you haven’t seen this week’s circulars, Wilmington Apple has you covered:This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE.This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE.Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, August 4, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, June 2, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, July 7, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”last_img read more

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Wilmington Band Parents Soliciting Business Family Donors For 20192020 Banner

first_imgDear Family & Friends of the Wilmington Wildcat Bands,We need your help with support of this year’s 2019-2020 WHS Band banner.Your donation to this banner will enable the Wildcat Band Parents to support this accomplished group of young men and women. The Wildcat Bands is composed of hundreds of talented musicians and color guard from Grade 4 thru 12. Our High School Band is one of the top bands in the Merrimack Valley. We routinely perform at events within Wilmington, and surrounding towns.The Wildcat Bands Banner is proudly displayed at:Wilmington High School Football GamesWilmington Band ConcertsWilmington’s Memorial Day ParadeAnd other events that the Wildcat Bands are invited to participate in.Please consider supporting this banner with a sponsorship.All proceeds from your generous donation goes directly benefits the Wilmington Wildcat Bands including the Marching Band and Color Guard members. We support the bands with the purchase of new equipment, scholarships and deferring the cost of the group’s annual band camp by paying for the rental truck to bring the equipment to NH; the charting; returning college chaperone costs and financial support for band members who need assistance.In order to meet our printing deadline, please return the Sponsor Form with your donation by August 23, 2019. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (978) 771-0810, whswildcatbandsparents@gmail.com. Thank you for your support.Sincerely,Steve Sica, PresidentWilmington Band Parents and Friends(NOTE: The above letter is from the Wilmington Band Parents website.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Friday, August 23, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Monday, August 19, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”Wilmington Band Parents Soliciting Business Donors For 2016-2017 BannerIn “Business”last_img read more

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Make success of Kanipakam Brahmotsavams Chittoor MP

first_imgChittoor: To review arrangements for the ensuing Brahmotsavams in Kanipakam, temple Executive Officer (EO) P Purnachandra Rao has convened a meeting in which elected representatives and officials took part on Friday. Addressing the meeting, Chittoor MP N Reddappa has directed the officials to ensure all facilities are provided to the devotees. He made it clear to officials concerned not to entertain political obligations. The MP stated that more than 2 lakh devotees are expected to take part in the ensuing Brahmotsavams. Also Read – Fit India rally held in Vijayawada Advertise With Us Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is keen on developing Kanipakam temple on all fronts, he stressed. Reddappa asked RTC authorities to run additional services from various towns and cities to the Kanipakam temple for Brahmotsavams. Joint Collector D Markandeyulu has explained the significance of the event and the steps being taken during the 21-day fete. Puthalapattu MLA MS Babu and others participated in the meeting.last_img read more

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WATCH Europes highest volcano Mt Etna spews ash and fire

first_imgTwitterEurope’s most active volcano Mt Etna began spewing lava on Thursday, May 30. While there is volcanic activity, officials say that everything is contained at the summit and there is no need for relocation at the moment.The last time the mountain showed volcanic activity was in December. Now, more cracks have formed in the volcano with lava running down the side.The volcanic activity is taking place from two eruptive fissures on the north-eastern and south-southeaster sides of the volcano with lava spurting from them.Eruption of Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy.May 30, 2019? Biagio Ragonese#etna #eruption #volcano #mountetna @spann @JimCantore pic.twitter.com/zTHLWWAnl2— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden_) May 31, 2019 “Most eruptions on the sides of Etna are preceded by modest seismic activity, but this time they haven’t,” Boris Behncke, a volcanologist was quoted by Express.He added, “In some cases, the earthquakes continue even after the beginning of the eruption (as in 2002 and December 2018).”While the residents at the base of the mountain need not be relocated as yet, Eugenio Privitera, the director of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, said that visitors need to keep away from the active volcano. Mt Etna is a popular tourist spot in the country with thousands thronging to the site every year.Privitera is not sure about the duration of the active phase of the volcano and said that it may go one for just a few days or may last for months.The last time that the volcano erupted in December, minor earthquakes were caused, damaging many buildings in the vicinity.last_img read more

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President to leave for India visit 8 March

first_imgPresident Hamid;s file photoPresident M Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for India on 8 March on a five-day visit to attend the founding ceremony of International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi.”The President will join the founding ceremony of International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the Cultural Centre of Presidential Building in New Delhi on 11 March” president’s press secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS in the afternoon.The Bangabhaban spokesman said this after Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on president Hamid at Bangabhaban on Monday.During the meeting, Shringla apprised the president of his India tour schedule. They also talked about mutual interests of the two countries.”Before going to New Delhi, president Hamid will visit various places of the Indian state of Meghalaya, where he was staying during the Liberation War in 1971. The president will go to New Delhi from Meghalaya via Guwahati of Assam,” he added.The ISA has become the first treaty-based international and inter-governmental organisation to be headquartered in India. Its secretariat is located in Delhi’s neighbouring town of Gurugram in Haryana state.ISA’s activities began in 2015 with the initiative of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and French president François Hollande to increase the use of solar energy to reduce pressure on fossil fuels.President Hamid is scheduled to return home on 12 March.last_img read more

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Downtown Art Installation Takes Experimental Film Outside To Play

first_imgMorris Malakoff, the CKP GroupSidewalk Cinema – Color Play, installation viewHouston can add another gallery to its list. But this one’s a little different – it doesn’t have any walls.Art Blocks is the Downtown District’s public art initiative at Main Street Square. In addition to sculptor Patrick Renner’s work on display there, downtowners are now being treated to experimental film with Sidewalk Cinema, presented by Aurora Picture Show. Angie Bertinot of the Downtown District explains the broader purpose of the project.“Our goal with Arts Blocks is not just to activate Main Street Square but ultimately for this Art Blocks project to go beyond this particular area and focus on spaces throughout downtown that might be underutilized or under-realized.”Non-profit Aurora Picture Show has long been in the business of unconventional films. But Sidewalk Cinema takes their curated works to a much broader audience, according to Aurora’s Mary Magsamen.“For me, it’s just really great to be able to put experimental video art out into a public art context.”Sidewalk Cinema’s first iteration, Color Play, will be playing on two vertical screens in windows of the Sakowitz garage through June.Hear an extended interview with the Downtown District’s Angie Bertinot here: To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: X To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: 00:00 /04:59 Listen 00:00 /05:37center_img Listen Hear an extended interview with Aurora Picture Show’s Mary Magsamen here: X Listen 00:00 /01:06 X Sharelast_img read more

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Lyrics Site Genius Accuses Google of Lifting Content

first_img Genius.com is one of the most popular sites for those on a quest for lyrical knowledge. It’s so popular that Google was allegedly busted copying their lyrics.Google, as you’re probably aware, will show snippets from other sources in many different kinds of common search results. Song lyrics happen to be one of those. Tap in a query like “Red Barchetta lyrics” and you’ll see a large card at the top of the results with the words and copyright info.The results can come from a number of different websites. In that example, you’d see that they were pulled right from Rush’s official site.AdChoices广告So how did Genius.com arrive at the conclusion that Google was cribbing? They used Morse code.Genius hid a secret message in certain songs. Instead of using dots and dashes, they subtly switched apostrophes — switching between straight and curved styles. That added a sort of watermark to Genius’ lyrics.https://t.co/QJeHJ2qtt7, where music lovers go to check hip-hop and other pop music lyrics, says Google is lifting and republishing lyrics from its site—and says the proof is in the apostrophes https://t.co/1ajlpsyo3c— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) June 16, 2019Decode the message and it reads “red handed.” Subtle, right? Genius claims that shortly after the tweak its code started popping up on certain Google results and that’s there really is no way it could be a coincidence.Google quickly countered Genius’s claim, saying that lyrics that appear on cards “are licensed from a variety of sources and are not scraped from sites on the web.” If that’s the case, then things get a bit more complicated.If someone did scrape the “watermarked” lyrics from Genius it was one of Google’s partners, not Google itself. Google says that they’re currently “investigating this issue” and will end agreements with any partners who are not playing by the rules.It’s certainly a curious situation. As Thom Holwerda of OSNews points out, it makes for a rather tricky fair use argument — going after Google when Genius isn’t the original creator of the lyrics either.More on Geek.com:Spotify Simplifies Podcast, Music Navigation for SubscribersWatch: Rock Star Tries to Break the World’s First 3D-Printed, Smash-Proof GuitarSpotify Mixes Music, News to Rev Up Your Commute Stay on target Easily Assign Tasks With Google AssistantLGBTQ+ Video Creators Sue YouTube, Google last_img read more

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Gottlieb Cavs would be better off with DeAndre Jordan than their deadline

first_imgDoug Gottlieb in for Colin:Cavs would be better off with DeAndre Jordan than their deadline haulThe Cavs and GM Koby Altman have drawn rave reviews around the NBA for their trade deadline roster reformation, but Doug thinks that a deal for DeAndre Jordan that reportedly fell apart at the last minute would have been them better in the postseason.He believes the Cavs added bench help and more balance with their acquisitions, but Jordan would have been a formidable force as a defender and rim protector against the Warriors and other top teams from in the West in the playoffs.Most people think Cleveland hit a deadline home run. Doug sees a missed opportunity. Regular season struggles are no reason to panic about the WarriorsThe Warriors have struggled to the finish of the first half of the NBA season. It’s the first time since their initial title run where they’ve shown any signs of weakness, but Doug refuses to freak out.He believes that after 3 trips to the Finals, the Warriors are showing understandable signs of mental fatigue, but like many teams with multiple title runs, are just bored with the regular season. Be careful about drawing far reaching conclusions from a slump in the dog days of the regular season. If healthy, the Warriors are still the favorites.Also:-Dan Gilbert is showing his commitment to keep LeBron with his checkbookGuests:Mark Medina  – Warriors beat writer for the San Jose Mercury News joins the show to discuss Warriors first half fatigue; what they need to fix in the second half of the season; and if the Warriors bench could be a playoff concern.Bucky Brooks – Former NFL player and scout joins the show to discuss evaluating Baker Mayfield; his player comp; what will worry NFL teams; and who he would select if he had the first pick.last_img read more

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Update R103 opened after chaotic protest in Colenso

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite “We are so glad that the roads are now open, as many of us were stressing about how we would get to work meetings, as many of our meetings are out of town,” said a concerned motorist.Click to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! The R103 is now open after heavy protest action took place last night and early this morning (August 6).Police and officials worked through the night to open all roads leading to Colenso.Read initial story: Chaos erupts in Colenso, with protesters blocking roads and burning a truck and a tractorProtesters blocked the R103 and R74 with rocks and branches.It is believed that the protest centred around service delivery and that the protesters want the ward councillor to step down from her duties. They believe the ward councillor has done nothing for them.last_img read more

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Remembering Leonard Nimoy with The Voyage Home

first_imgRelated posts:Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday Overheard at Envision 2015 ‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Who Watches the Guachimán? Claiming my Afro-Latinidad There are innumerable reasons to mourn the loss of Leonard Nimoy, the actor, photographer and director who died Friday at age 83. There was his performance as Mr. Spock, the highly logical, half-human, half-alien crewman in “Star Trek.” Or you might appreciate his pictures, which showed Nimoy’s eye for unconventional female beauty. More recently, there was his charming presence on Twitter.But today, I’m reminded just how much I love “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” the second movie in the franchise Nimoy directed, and a film for which I feel such affection that I once hosted a screening party for it at which I served a cake frosted to look like a Tribble.It would be hard to make a straightforward argument that “The Voyage Home” was a good movie, precisely. As Janet Maslin noted when the movie first arrived in theaters, “(Nimoy’s) technical expertise leaves much to be desired (in one special-effects sequence with a huge spacecraft hovering over a fishing vessel, the spacecraft doesn’t even cast a shadow).” What “The Voyage Home” does have, though, is a sense of humor and the value of life that’s missing from so many contemporary science fiction and action movies. William Shatner, left, DeForest Kelley, center, and Leonard Nimoy pose on the set of the television series “Star Trek” in this undated photo. NBC via The Washington PostThe plot of “The Voyage Home” is fairly typical for first-generation “Star Trek.” A mysterious probe shows up, seemingly posing a threat to 23rd-century Earth. When the crew members of the Enterprise figure out that it’s speaking a whale language, they have to go back to 1986, before humpbacks went extinct, and find one to return to the present with them to figure out what the probe is trying to communicate.Their arrival in San Francisco is fraught with all sorts of cultural miscommunications, many of them surprisingly sophisticated and funny for an action movie. At one point, trying to explain away Spock’s clothes, Kirk (William Shatner) tells an incredulous observer that Spock was “part of the Free Speech Movement at Berkeley” and is still working off the effects of his drug consumption from the period.And when they do locate a pair of whales, Spock and Kirk have to persuade the human oceanographer (Catherine Hicks) who studies the animals to view her charges with more respect. “They like you very much, but they are not the hell your whales,” Spock informs her after a chat with the humpbacks. It’s the rare genre movie that makes a point this obscure, and this political: that humans ought to think of animals as fellow citizens of our planet, deserving of protection and consideration, rather than as objects to be exploited or studied.Since the “Star Trek” franchise was revitalized with different actors playing Kirk, Spock and their fellow crew members in 2009, the new movies have preserved the great interplay between the classic characters. But they’ve largely sacrificed the commitment to exploration and problem-solving that defined early “Star Trek” shows and movies.Saving humpback whales would barely count as stakes in “Star Trek” and “Star Trek Into Darkness,” which feature the same kind of citywide destruction and bone-crunching slugging matches that appear in so many other science fiction action movies. These movies are fun, but they aren’t distinct in any particular way, and they certainly aren’t meaningful.With “The Voyage Home,” Leonard Nimoy gave me a constant reminder that science fiction can be something more; that it can be sweeter, and sillier, and more expansive in its thinking about what makes the world wonderful and valuable. What does it profit us, after all, to save the world if we lose our whales?—Rosenberg writes The Post’s Act Four blog, at http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/act-four/© 2015, The Washington Post Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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Sabre Pacific congratulates NTIA winners

first_imgSource = Sabre Pacific Sabre Pacific has extended its congratulations to Sabre-connected agencies Phil Hoffmann Travel, Spencer Travel, Travelscene Kempsey and ETM, who each received accolades at the 2012 AFTA National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA), held on Saturday.The event saw nearly 1,000 travel industry representatives convene at The Westin, Sydney to celebrate and commemorate the year that was.  Sabre Pacific ceo, Gai Tyrrell, says Sabre is invested in celebrating the industry’s highest achievers. “At Sabre, we’re dedicated to being the best we can be – and by giving recognition to people and companies who stand out from the pack, we are all inspired to work that little bit harder to please our customers,” says Tyrrell.”I would especially like to congratulate all the staff at Spencer Travel. Their third concurrent win in the ‘Best Travel Agency Corporate – Single Location’ category has qualified them for entry in NTIA Hall of Fame.” Sabre-connected NTIA Winners:Phil Hoffmann Travel – Category 3: Best Travel Agency Retail – Multi Location Spencer Travel – Category 4: Best Travel Agency Corporate – Single LocationETM – Category 7: Best Business Events Travel AgencyTravelscene Kempsey – Special Award – AFTA’s oldest member agencylast_img read more

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first_img Top Stories – / 32 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The Arizona Cardinals have won three games in 2013, and one pattern has remained consistent. In all three victories, Todd Bowles’ unit has shut out the opponent in the second half.But Sunday’s blank job over the final 30 minutes of play against the Carolina Panthers had a different feeling to it.“The swag we had on defense,” said Calais Campbell when asked what was the key to the Cardinals’ defense in the second half of the 22-6 victory. “Everybody stayed together. So many guys made plays. If we play like that, man we can be scary.” “He’s the truth. Hands down, he’s the truth,” Dansby said of Washington. “I love having the opportunity to play next to him and to see that kind of speed and the football savvy that he has. He played well, real well today.Washington, though, was tad more low key when discussing his 2013 debut.“I didn’t even know what kind of game I had,” Washington said. “I wanted to come out here and play the best football I could. “I thought in the first half, individually, I started off slow. Once I got into my rhythm of playing the game and trusting the scheme, it made it a lot easier on me. I was able to perform well.‘Well’ is probably a little bit of an understatement, considering the Cardinals recorded a season-high seven sacks and kept Newton from scoring a touchdown — pass or run — for the first time this season.Regardless, the proof is in the pudding no matter what word is used to describe Sunday’s performance. With Daryl Washington in the lineup, the Cardinals’ defense is a force to be reckoned with. Campbell certainly had his hand (two sacks, forced fumble and safety) in the defensive dominance, but even he had to admit that the ‘scary’ part had a lot to do with the return of inside linebacker Daryl Washington.Washington, who missed the first four games of the season due to a league-imposed suspension, came back with a vengeance Sunday. The 2012 Pro Bowler had a team-high nine tackles, two sacks and a key red zone interception to start the fourth quarter.“That guy is special,” said Campbell. “I love playing with him, because there’s nothing he can’t do. He makes my job a lot easier, because people have to worry about him so much. They leave me alone sometimes. One hundred percent that guy is the best linebacker in the game right now.”Another member of the Cardinals’ defense who also benefited from Washington’s presence was fellow linebacker Karlos Dansby, who moved over to the ‘Mike’ position to make room for the former TCU standout.Dansby recorded his first two-sack performance since Sept. 2007 and sealed the victory with an interception of Panthers quarter Cam Newton late in the fourth quarter. center_img 0 Comments   Share   Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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