Derwent posts higher profit on bargain hunters

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ICC World Cup LIVE update: Trophy Tour starts India sojourn from…

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El Consejo Ejecutivo concluye su trabajo trienal

first_img Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Submit a Press Release El Consejo Ejecutivo concluye su trabajo trienal Los miembros debaten el proceso presupuestario, y las consecuencias del racismo. Rector Bath, NC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Por Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Apr 24, 2012 Rector Belleville, IL In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Knoxville, TN Curate Diocese of Nebraska New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH [Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City, Utah] El Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal resumió -el 20 de abril, en esta ciudad- su labor del trienio 2010-2012 debatiendo su permanente quehacer contra el racismo y emitiendo un memorando que informaba que el anteproyecto de presupuesto que se le había dado a conocer a la Iglesia “no es exactamente” el que se había aprobado.“Hemos intentado proporcionar un documento descriptivo de apoyo, sin inculpaciones”, dijo Fredrica Thompsett (diócesis de Massachusetts), una de los miembros, dirigiéndose a sus colegas en el momento de presentarles el memo para su aprobación.El memo informa que hay “potencialmente muchas explicaciones para los múltiples errores que [contiene] el documento”, entre ellos “demasiadas hojas de cálculo, muy poco tiempo”, y el “rápido discurso” que conllevó la [discusión] de dos diferentes  propuestas presupuestarias el último día de la reunión del Consejo en enero.Y, el Consejo dijo, una decisión de programar la reunión del Comité Permanente Conjunto sobre Programa, Presupuesto y Finanzas para debatir el presupuesto, que habría de comenzar el día después que el consejo aplazó sus sesiones en enero, demandó que el Consejo conviniera en “un documento final antes que la oficina del tesorero tuviera tiempo suficiente de redactar el documento para la revisión final por el Consejo Ejecutivo”.En su mensaje a la Iglesia, el consejo explicó que su “decepción no es simplemente renuencia a soltar el presupuesto, sino, por el contrario, un enunciado muy claro de que el presupuesto enviado al [comité] de Programa, Presupuesto y Finanzas no es el presupuesto que el Consejo aprobó”.“Más bien que perder tiempo atribuyendo culpas, los miembros del Consejo pasaron con bastante rapidez a un debate de cómo rectificar la situación dentro de los límites impuestos por los cánones”, decía el mensaje.La obispa primada, Katharine Jefferts Schori, y la presidente de la Cámara de Diputados, Bonnie Anderson, dijeron durante una reunión después de conferencia de prensa que el nuevo proceso que el Consejo utilizó para redactar la propuesta presupuestaria no era perfecto. No obstante, agregó Jefferts Schori, “ello abrirá el proceso presupuestario tradicional a nuevas maneras de pensar”. Y Anderson dijo que “tenemos un proceso que permite más aportes”.Jefferts Schori indicó durante la conferencia de prensa que las discrepancias específicas que el Consejo listó en su memorando no pueden corregirse ahora en la versión presupuestaria propuesta. “[Esas discrepancias] son simplemente un reflejo de las intenciones del Consejo”, agregó.Las reglas conjuntas de la Convención General (II.10 10 (a) exigen que el Consejo dé al Programa de Presupuesto y Finanzas una propuesta presupuestaria en no menos de cuatro meses antes del comienzo de la Convención. El programa de Presupuesto y Finanzas inicia las audiencias sobre el presupuesto el 3 de julio en Indianápolis, un día antes del inicio oficial de la 77ª reunión de la Convención General. Ni el Consejo ni el PBF tienen autoridad para cambiar el documento del presupuesto hasta ese momento.Anderson expresó durante sus palabras de clausura que ella tenía “gran fe en la sabiduría colectiva del pueblo de esta Iglesia y creo que la Convención General puede hacer lo que sea necesario para comenzar nuestra renovación”.El Consejo aprobó varias resoluciones en su reunión de tres días en referencia al racismo, incluida su compromiso con un permanente adiestramiento antirracista. En su mensaje a la Iglesia, el Consejo dijo que había una “acalorada y apasionada discusión” centrada en “cómo distinguir las diferencias entre el adiestramiento antirracista y el adiestramiento en diversidad e inclusión”.El racismo, dijo Jefferts Schori durante sus comentarios de clausura, “al igual que el pecado, tiene consecuencias que perduran, y nuestras dificultades en hablar acerca del racismo son simplemente una expresión de algunas de esas consecuencias. Eso no se curará en esta vida, sin embargo somos llamados a seguir luchando con ello”.El Consejo Ejecutivo concluyó su reunión con una Eucaristía. La Rda. Gay Jennings, miembro del Consejo proveniente de la diócesis de Ohio, cuyo período concluye, hizo un llamamiento a los que ella llamó “los siervos de la Iglesia” a discernir lo que deben abandonar para que puedan “tratar de tomar algo nuevo y diferente que sea vivificador y transformador”.“¿Qué debemos abrazar como Iglesia a fin de ser libres y ser transformados a Su semejanza de gloria en gloria?” preguntó ella.“Debemos recordar que nos dedicamos juntos a la restauración de la creación. No más falsas opciones entre misión y gobierno”, dijo Jennings. “No más falsas guerras entre individuos o grupos. No más competir por terreno, o poder o control. Más bien, tenemos que encontrar modos de mirar juntos hacia delante, y vislumbrar y encarnar el futuro que Dios nos llama a abrazar -y yo ruego que nos dediquemos nosotros mismos a ello con una entrega sin reservas”.También el 20 de abril, el Consejo:Envió una resolución “A” a la Convención General en la que reafirmaría el apoyo de la Iglesia a los empeños de ayudar a la diócesis de Haití en su obra de reconstrucción luego del terremoto.Oyó que la firma de bienes raíces Cushman & Wakefield está empezando lo que un miembro del Consejo, el Rdo. Canónigo Tim Anderson (Diócesis de Nebraska) llamó “un estudio muy completo” de la propiedad inmobiliaria de la Sociedad Misionera Nacional y Extranjera [Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society] de la Iglesia Episcopal. El obispo Stacy Sauls, funcionario jefe de operaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal, dijo ante el comité de Finanzas para la Misión, del Consejo , un día antes, que el estudio incluye tanto al centro denominacional de la Iglesia en el 815 de la Segunda Avenida en Nueva York como una manzana urbana en Austin, Texas, que se compró con la intención de construir un nuevo edificio para los archivos de la Iglesia Episcopal. Tanto él como Anderson afirmaron que el estudio también exploraría asuntos tales como el costo de relocalizar el centro denominacional y su impacto en el personal del mismo. Ambos dijeron que Jon Bruno, el obispo de la diócesis de Los Ángeles, es quien costea el estudio.Oyó la presentación de un plan empresarial para una Cooperativa Misionera Nacional y Extranjera, que Sauls dijo que sería concebida como una coalición voluntaria de diócesis, congregaciones y otras instituciones afiliadas a la Iglesia para compartir servicios profesionales y realizar economías de escala. Él propuso comenzar un proyecto experimental con cinco diócesis que compartieran servicios de contabilidad y financieros, con la intención de expandirlo para incluir a más participantes así como la compra de otros bienes y servicios. Sauls sugirió que las funciones administrativas de las diócesis podían cruzar sus fronteras geográficas “sin distanciar al obispo del pueblo”. Habría una tarifa por los servicios, dijo Sauls, pero los participantes ahorrarían en los costos totales. El anteproyecto del presupuesto para el trienio 2013-2015 incluye capital inicial para la cooperativa, pero el proyecto se haría autosuficiente en cinco años, agregó él. Los miembros del Consejo instaron a Sauls a utilizar los suministradores locales y él estuvo de acuerdo, diciendo que sospechaba que utilizar tales suministradores sería un factor en el logro de ahorros.Aprobó un manual del empleado completamente revisado para los empleados de la Sociedad Misionera Nacional y Extranjera. Jennings, miembro del comité de Gobierno y Administración para la Misión, dijo que los meses de trabajo dedicados al proyecto fueron un modelo de cómo los miembros del Consejo y el personal pueden trabajar juntos. Ella también destacó a John Colón, director de la administración de recursos humanos, diciendo que era “cortés, digno [y] conocedor”.Dedicó tiempo evaluando la labor del Consejo durante el trienio y la experiencia de los miembros en su servicio en el Consejo. La evaluación se llevó a cabo a través de conversaciones de mesa con comentarios expuestos en el sitio extranet de los miembros. No hubo ninguna discusión de grupo.El Consejo Ejecutivo lleva a cabo los programas y políticas adoptadas por la Convención General, según el Canon I.4(1). El Consejo está compuesto de 38 miembros, 20 de los cuales (cuatro obispos, cuatro presbíteros o diáconos y 12 laicos) son elegidos por la Convención General, y 18 por los nueve sínodos provinciales (un clérigo y un laico cada uno) por períodos de seis años, además del Obispo Primado y el Presidente de la Cámara de Diputados [que son miembros ex oficio].— La Rda. Mary Frances Schjonberg es editora y reportera de Episcopal News Service. Traducido por Vicente Echerri. 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Yonder Digital Group appointed to provide FPS telephone support

first_img  82 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 “We are delighted to have been appointed by the Fundraising Regulator to act on their behalf to provide supportive telephone services for the FPS. Our solution includes a dedicated team of highly trained ‘brand ambassador’ agents who all have the relevant experience and specialist skills to help deal with an array of caller enquiries. To add to this, they are all suitably trained to be able to appropriately assist some of the more vulnerable members of the public.”  81 total views,  1 views today Melanie May | 20 July 2017 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 The Fundraising Regulator has appointed Yonder Digital Group to support the recently launched Fundraising Preference Service.Yonder Digital Group will provide supportive telephone services to vulnerable members of the public wishing to register their preferences with a live agent. It will offer a 24/7 supportive telephone service to callers via a team of highly trained FPS ‘brand ambassadors’. The Fundraising Regulator chose the Group for its technical expertise and its staff, who are specifically trained in dealing with vulnerable callers.Nick Allaway, Head of Finance at the Fundraising Regulator, said:“The FPS is a website based service. However, we are fully aware that some members of the public, particularly those not familiar with using online services, will want to just pick up the phone to specify their preferences. Therefore, having an alternative contact method was critical. Yonder Digital Group, with their technology, expertise and highly skilled contact centre agents are able to offer this additional support.”Graham Ede, Yonder Digital Group, added: Advertisementcenter_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Yonder Digital Group appointed to provide FPS telephone support Tagged with: Fundraising Preference Service Fundraising Regulatorlast_img read more

Trump Announces E15 Waiver Support to Farm State Lawmakers

first_imgHome Energy Trump Announces E15 Waiver Support to Farm State Lawmakers Previous articleTrump Tells Trade Team to Look Into Rejoining TPPNext articleConaway Releases ‘Chairman’s Mark’ Farm Bill Draft Hoosier Ag Today The Trump Administration is planning to allow E15 sales year-round. During the White House agriculture roundtable Thursday, President Trump announced his support for E15 sales year-round without a cap on RIN prices, according to attendee, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. Ethanol groups have argued that allowing year-round sales of 15 percent ethanol blended fuels would be a “win-win” for agriculture and refiners, who have alleged that RIN prices are overburdensome. President Trump told the group “We’re going to raise it up to 15 percent,” adding the move “makes a lot of people happy.”Growth Energy applauded the comments from Trump, calling the move a “common-sense fix.” Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor says a waiver lifting the Reid Vapor Pressure limits on summer-time E15 sales “allows retailers to offer better options alongside traditional blends all year long.” National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson applauded the move as well, but says “more can and should be done for higher blends of ethanol.” NFU called on the administration to eliminate similar barriers to expanded use of higher blends of ethanol, such as E30.Kyle Gilley, Senior Vice President of External Affairs & Communications at POET, said, “On behalf of POET team members and stakeholders, we applaud President Trump for calling for regulatory reform that will permit year-round, nationwide sales of E15.  This action will grow biofuels and create market demand for the commodities raised by farmers struggling with economic hardships across the Midwest. Small refiners already received their reprieve through recently exposed waiver requests from the EPA. We are grateful President Trump is following through on his commitment to protect the Renewable Fuel Standard and support rural America.” By Hoosier Ag Today – Apr 12, 2018 Trump Announces E15 Waiver Support to Farm State Lawmakers SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Newcomers shine in TCU’s season-opening victory over HBU

first_imgFacebook Twitter ReddIt Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Previous article2020 NCAA Basketball Preview SpecialNext article2020 Thanksgiving Special Colin Post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU head coach Jamie Dixon began his fifth year in charge of the Frogs with a win over HBU. (Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) Twitter printAfter COVID-19 ripped away their postseason hopes in March, TCU basketball returned to action on Wednesday night with little sign of rust. The Frogs handled Houston Baptist University (HBU) from start to finish, defeating the Huskies 69-45 in their season opener at Schollmaier Arena.Five players seeing their first minutes in the purple and white accounted for 43 of TCU’s 69 points on the evening.“Four guys have played before, so when you say new, it’s pretty much the whole group,” head coach Jamie Dixon said. “We adjusted. I thought some guys did some really good things.”Leading the way was true freshman Mike Miles, who showed signs of what could be quite a bright future in Fort Worth, dropping 13 points in his first-ever college action. He added game-highs of five assists and three steals to go along with his scoring total.Listed as a four-star recruit by Rivals, Miles started in place of junior RJ Nembhard, who sat the game out for an undisclosed reason and was listed day-to-day by Dixon.Showing no signs of a freshman learning curve, Miles got TCU going in the contest basically by himself. The Frogs started the game on a 15-0 run, with eight of those points coming from their point guard.“Given what I know and what’s going on, I’m pretty happy with what we did, especially early defensively,” Dixon said. “I thought we did some good things offensively, but our defense in the first half, our taking away the three, our aggression in following the ball, and our contesting of shots were really good to see in the first half.”HBU did not score until the eighth minute of the game, missing their first 12 shots.Right behind Miles was USC transfer Chuck O’Bannon. The former McDonald’s All-American stuffed the stat sheet, putting up 11 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals and a block.“Coach Dixon, he emphasizes rebounding a lot, and so coming into the game, I knew that I had to rebound and play defense,” O’Bannon said. “That’s the only way you can stay on the floor with him.”TCU led by 22 at halftime. Though the closest the game gotafter that was 18, the Frogs only outscored the Huskies 31-29 in the second half.“I thought we had some slippage in the second half,” Dixon said. “We have something we’re going to have to battle through in sustaining things with a large lead.”Center Kevin Samuel was a force all night in the paint. Though he scored just six points, he grabbed ten boards and blocked three shots.“I thought Kevin Samuel was tremendous,” Dixon said. “We’ve got to get him the ball more. Our offense wasn’t clicking like we wanted it to, but he was active, he was unselfish, and he was a great leader today.”Kevin Easley, Taryn Todd and Mickey Pearson also combined for 19 points to round out the newcomers scoring.This weekend, TCU will head to Kansas City to play in the Hall of Fame Classic. Their first scheduled matchup is on Saturday, Nov. 28 against Tulsa. Colin Post Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award ReddIt Despite series loss, TCU proved they belong against No. 8 Texas Tech Colin Post is a Sports Broadcasting and Journalism double-major from Houston, Texas. Along with sports writing, Colin hopes to work in sports announcing after he graduates. Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Linkedin Facebook Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ Linkedin Taylor’s monster slam highlights big weekend for TCU Athletics First TCU spring game since 2018 gets fans primed for a highly-anticipated fall + posts Colin Posthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/colin-post/ TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

Urgent call to Council of the EU to put human rights first in dual-use final draft

first_imgNews Help by sharing this information Related documents letter-to-the-council-dual-use-november2020.pdfPDF – 1.38 MB Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and other members of a human rights NGO coalition are calling on the Council of the European Union to reconsider the proposed final draft of a new set of regulations for dual-use technology exports, including surveillance technology. Human rights must be safeguarded, they say. News Receive email alerts “If the EU institutions were to adopt the draft, this would be an indictment of European human rights policy,” said Christian Mihr, executive director of RSF Germany. “The negotiating parties must reconsider this compromise proposal and meet the demands of civil society. Since the Arab Spring at the latest, European governments have been aware of the human rights violations committed worldwide with surveillance technologies from the EU. The EU must urgently take effective precautions to protect human rights and impose appropriate due diligence obligations on industry.” Organisation Follow the news on Europe – Central Asia GermanyFranceEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalistsOnline freedomsProtecting sources Internet Respect judicial independence in cases of two leading journalists in Serbia and Montenegro, RSF says RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan RSF RSF_en center_img “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says November 6, 2020 Urgent call to Council of the EU to put human rights first in dual-use final draft June 8, 2021 Find out more News The NGOs that signed the letter are:Access NowAmnesty InternationalBrot für die WeltFIDH (International Federation for Human Rights)Human Rights WatchReporters Without Borders (RSF) News In an open letter to the Council of the EU, the NGOs call on the Council to urgently reconsider its final position on the EU dual-use recast, which must be voted on by 9 November. Insisting that this draft does not meet international human rights standards, they urge the Council to keep negotiating in order to incorporate sufficient safeguards necessary for the protection of journalists and their sources. Read the joint letter to the Council of the European Union here. June 7, 2021 Find out more GermanyFranceEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalistsOnline freedomsProtecting sources Internet to go further June 4, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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New Maria Fire explodes in California: ‘The end is not yet in sight’

first_imgErin Donalson/iStock(SANTA PAULA, Calif.) — A new wildfire named the Maria Fire erupted in Southern California overnight, and as crews battled the fierce flames Friday, the fire chief warned that “the end is not yet in sight.”  The Maria Fire broke out in Santa Paula in Ventura County shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday. As winds gusted to 30 mph early Friday, the blaze grew to over 8,700 acres. The fire closed schools and forced about 8,000 residents to evacuate.The fire is 0% contained.“It has been an uphill battle ever since,” Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen said Friday afternoon. “The end is not yet in sight.”As the Maria Fire threatened homes, power lines and avocado and citrus orchards, first responders and homeowners took to rooftops to try to beat back the walls of flames.Aaron Lewis’ parents live in the area impacted by the Maria Fire and his family runs an orchard there. Lewis said he’s grateful his parents’ home survived, but “the fire completely burned through” the family’s property.Lewis told ABC News the fire was about 1 mile away from his family’s field Thursday night and there was “zero wind.” But then the winds picked up, and within 10 to 15 minutes, “it was already on top of our property,” he said.“At first it was just kind of creeping along, then the flames grew higher and higher,” he said. “It’s kind of a complete rebuild.”Lewis said a neighbor’s house wasn’t so lucky and was “fully engulfed” within minutes. “It was 300 yards away until fully engulfed in maybe five minutes,” he said. “If someone was actually at that house they would’ve had to run for their lives.”Hundreds of firefighters, who have been working around the clock, swarmed the scene.“They said they were on their eighth day straight,” Lewis said. “They did a fantastic job of making sure everyone was safe.”The Maria Fire came during the last gasps of this week’s extreme Santa Ana wind event. More than 10 fires erupted in Southern California just this week.While critical fire weather conditions remain in Southern California Friday, with gusts reaching 35 mph, the winds will not be nearly as strong as they were on Wednesday and Thursday.All remaining red flag warnings will expire at 6 p.m. PT Friday. Red flag warning may be extended into Saturday afternoon.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

More severe weather expected in South as summer-like temperatures head to Northeast

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — There were 10 tornadoes reported in Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma Tuesday due to severe storms.The severe weather also brought 29 reports of large hail and up to 80 mph wind gusts were from Texas to Minnesota.Severe storms are still impacting Texas to Oklahoma Wednesday, where a tornado watch is in effect through 11 a.m. There is also a severe thunderstorm warning popping up in these areas.This large storm system is also bringing flash flooding. A flash flood watch has been issued until Thursday morning.Millions of people will face more severe storms Wednesday, from the hard-hit South to the lower Great Lakes.The biggest threats will be tornadoes, large hail, flash flooding and damaging winds from Texas to New York.Heavy rain is expected in some of these areas and up to 4-plus inches of rainfall is possible from Texas to Indiana.Well ahead of the storm, warm air is pushing towards the Northeast, with a few records already set Tuesday. Record high temperatures were tied in Chicago at 87 degrees. And in South Bend, Indiana, it hit a record high of 85 degrees.Warm air pushes even further east Wednesday, with mid to upper 80s forecast from Raleigh, North Carolina, to New York City. It will be at least 20 degrees above average.Some areas will come close to 90 degrees Wednesday. Philadelphia could hit nearly 88 degrees, Raleigh will be near 86 degrees and even Washington, D.C., could hit near 89 degrees Wednesday.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more