Sunday 15 January 2017 9:31 am “That’s why, if it proves necessary, we have said we will consider time for implementation of new arrangements. Our plans to shift all EU law into UK law at the point of exit will also make the process as smooth as possible.” whatsapp We know Brexit means Brexit, but Theresa May will finally tell the UK exactly what that means this week in the most significant speech of her premiership and setting the course for Britain’s exit from the European Union.The Prime Minister will say that the UK is prepared to leave the Single Market, customs union and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, according to newspaper reports on Sunday morning, as she pushes for an end to free movement in negotiations. 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Reiterating hints last week that membership of the Single Market and the customs union are expendable, put pressure on sterling and sent the FTSE to new highs, with analysts predicting more of the same with May’s speech due on Tuesday.Read more: Bye-bye Single Market? What to expect from Theresa May’s Brexit planOn Friday, May met with her New Zealand counterpart, Prime Minister Bill English, where she said the two countries were ready to negotiate a trade agreement, adding another non-EU country to the list of places seeking ties with the UK. However, it will take some time for the UK to be in a position to start working on such deals.Brexit minister David Davies insisted the government has been listening to business, which is largely against a hard Brexit. “We have been listening to what business is saying about the need for certainty wherever it can be brought,” he said, writing in the Sunday Times and hinting at some sort of transitional deal. 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What to expect from Theresa May’s Brexit plan Lynsey Barber Share A transitional deal would ease Brexit fears in the City.City lobby group TheCityUK last week called for May to secure transitional plans to clear a smooth path to Brexit. Anthony Browne, boss of the British Bankers’ Association said that such arrangements would avoid a “cliff-edge” moment – something Theresa May herself has indicated she wants to avoid.The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier indicated a desire for a “special” relationship with the City, according to unpublished European parliament minutes published by hte Guardian, to avoid financial instability.Barnier took to Twitter to clarify that this would not be in the form of a “special deal to access the City”, however. whatsapp Meanwhile, chancellor Philip Hammond hinted that Britain could lower its corporate tax rate in response to being denied access to the European Market after Brexit.
Juneau | WeatherUp to 70 mph winds expected Sunday in JuneauJanuary 27, 2018 by Adelyn Baxter, KTOO Share:The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning beginning Sunday morning for Juneau. Wind gusts could be as high as 70 mph at times.Taku winds are expected to start increasing Saturday night, Juneau meteorologist Wes Adkins said, and will blow through the areas of Thane, downtown Juneau, West Juneau and Douglas. Adkins added that neighborhoods in Lemon Creek and near the Juneau International Airport also may experience about 40 mph winds. The wind may cause flying debris. “People should look around their yards, look around the parking lot if you’re a business,” Adkins said. “If you have anything in the wind-prone areas that could be lifted or transported in the strong gusty winds then you might want to pick that up or secure it.”Snowfall is expected Sunday evening with accumulations of about 2 to 4 inches possible, Adkins said. Drivers and pedestrians should exercise precaution. “In places like downtown Douglas, Thane, West Juneau, if you’re a pedestrian you could get some brief bouts of blowing snow and that has a tendency to make the visibility go way down,” he said. The warning lasts until 9 p.m. Sunday. Winds should die down by Monday night. Share this story:
Tags addictionopioidspharmaceuticalspolicy Politics STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. About the Author Reprints [email protected] Trump opioid plan writes in favoritism to single company’s addiction medication What is it? Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. WASHINGTON — The White House’s national strategy to combat the opioid crisis, unveiled last week, would expand a particular kind of addiction treatment in federal criminal justice settings: a single drug, manufactured by a single company, with mixed views on the evidence regarding its use.Federal prisons should “facilitate naltrexone treatment and access to treatment” to inmates as they transition out of incarceration, according to a fact sheet circulated by the administration. A White House spokesman later confirmed to STAT that the document referred specifically to naltrexone in its injectable form. Log In | Learn More Timothy D. Easley/AP GET STARTED What’s included? Lev Facher By Lev Facher March 26, 2018 Reprints Washington Correspondent Lev Facher covers the politics of health and life sciences. @levfacher Unlock this article — plus daily intelligence on Capitol Hill and the life sciences industry — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTED
Twitter Home Sport GAA All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures SportGAAGaelic FootballHurling Twitter Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory WhatsApp Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures Previous article€1m funding scheme for community and voluntary groups supporting older people openedNext articleTipperary boss Sheedy says side ‘played second fiddle’ to Laois in many sectors in Croke Park Bronagh Scully Facebook GAA Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp TAGSLaois GAA GAA All of this weeks Fixtures TUESDAY JULY 16All games 7:30pm unless statedLaois Shopping Centre Junior “B” Football Championship Round 1 (Extra time if necessary)Errill v Arles Kilcruise in ErrillSlieve Bloom v Rosenallis in Slieve BloomTimahoe v Emo in TimahoeMountmellick v The Rock in MountmellickLaois Shopping Centre Junior “C” Football Championship Prel Round (Extra time if necessary)Arles Killeen v Kilcotton in Killeen at 8:00pmGraiguecullen v O’Dempseys in GraiguecullenSt Joseph’s v St Fintan’s Mountrath in Tony Byrne ParkWEDNESDAY JULY 17All games 7:30pm unless statedLaois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 5 Final (Extra time if necessary)Clonaslee St Manmans v The Harps in ColtPortlaoise v CloughBallacolla in RathleagueMidlands Park Hotel Under-17 “A” Football League Playoff (Extra time if necessary)Ballyroan Abbey v Portlaoise in Ballyroan at 7:00pmMidlands Park Hotel Under-17 “B” Football League Semi Final Replay (Extra time if necessary) – TBCThe Heath v Sarsfields Gaels in The HeathTHURSDAY JULY 18All games 7:30pm unless statedLaois Shopping Centre Junior Hurling Championship Round 1Castletown v Borris in Ossory Kilcotton in CastletownMidlands Park Hotel Under-13 “B” Hurling League Group B Round 10Portlaoise v Park Ratheniska-Timahoe in Rathleague at 6:30pmFRIDAY JULY 19Leinster U20FC FinalLaois v Dublin in Bord na Mona O’Connor Park at 7:30pmMidlands Park Hotel Under-13 “A” Hurling League Round 10Borris in Ossory Kilcotton v Castletown in O’Keeffe Park at 6:30pmSATURDAY JULY 20All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Round 3Laois v Wexford in Mountrath at 5pmTalent Academy U14 Hurling DayLOETB CoE (1) 11:30 Laois Blue v Clare BlueLOETB CoE (2) 11:30 Laois White v Clare YellowLOETB CoE (3) 11:30 Kerry v An ClárLOETB CoE (1) 12:15 Laois Blue v An ClárLOETB CoE (2) 12:15 Laois White v Clare BlueLOETB CoE (3) 12:15 Kerry v Clare YellowLOETB CoE (1) 13:10 Laois Blue v KerryLOETB CoE (2) 13:10 Laois White v An ClárLOETB CoE (3) 13:10 Clare Yellow v Clare BlueTalent Academy U15 Hurling DayTipperary Venue 11:00 Laois v KildareTipperary Venue 11:00 Kildare v Galway MaroonTipperary Venue 11:00 Laois v Galway MaroonTalent Academy U16 Hurling DayLimerick Venue 11:30 Limerick ‘A’ v LaoisLimerick Venue 12:45 Limerick ‘B’ v LaoisLaois Shopping Centre Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 1Borris In Ossory Kilcotton v Rathdowney Errill in Colt at 7:30pmLaois Shopping Centre Junior Hurling Championship Round 1Portlaoise v The Harps in Rathleague at 7:30pmMidlands Park Hotel Under-13 “A” Hurling League Round 10Rathdowney Errill v Abbeyleix Gaels in Rathdowney at 6:30pmMidlands Park Hotel Under-13 “B” Hurling League Group A Round 10Camross v Clough-Ballacolla in Camross at 6:30pmRaheen Parish Gaels v St Fintan’s Mountrath at 6:30pm, venue TBCRosenallis v Na Fianna in Rosenallis at 6:30pmMidlands Park Hotel Under-13 “B” Hurling League Group B Round 10Portarlington v Clonaslee St Manmans in Portarlington at 6:30pmMidlands Park Hotel Under-13 “A” Football League Shield Final (Extra time if necessary) – TBCSt Paul’s v Portarlington at 7:00pm in Emo (on toss)Midlands Park Hotel Under-13 “C” Football League Final (Extra time if necessary)Stradbally Parish Gaels v O’Dempseys at 12:00pm in StradballySUNDAY JULY 21Laois Shopping Centre Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 1Ballypickas v Camross at 12:30pm in DurrowClough Ballacolla v Mountmellick at 12:30pm in ColtClonad v Trumera at 12.30pm in ShanahoeLaois Shopping Centre Junior Hurling Championship Round 1Rathdowney Errill v Park Ratheniska Timahoe at 12:30pm in RathdowneySt Lazerian’s Abbeyleix v Kyle at 12:30pm in AbbeyleixAll Ireland Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Round 2Laois v Clare at 2:00pm in O’Moore ParkSEE ALSO – Manager Brennan heralds Laois fans as attentions turn to 2020 By Bronagh Scully – 16th July 2019 Pinterest GAA 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshin
James Langton Binary options are contracts whose payouts are all, or nothing, depending on whether an underlying asset, such as a company’s stock price, increases or decreases. The SEC and the CFTC issued a joint investor alert to warn investors about fraudulent promotional schemes involving binary options and binary options trading platforms. They say that much of the binary options market operates through online trading platforms that are not necessarily complying with U.S. regulatory requirements and may be engaging in illegal activity. “Investors should be aware of the potential for fraud in this area as well as of the reality that they can lose their entire investment,” said Lori Schock, director of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy. “We strongly encourage investors to check the background of brokers and advisers and trading platforms before making a decision to invest. If investors can’t obtain simple background information such as whether the financial professional is registered with the SEC or FINRA, then they should be extremely wary.” Indeed, the SEC alleges that Banc de Binary has been offering and selling binary options to investors across the U.S. without first registering the securities as required under the federal securities laws. It says that the company has solicited U.S customers by advertising through YouTube videos, spam e-mails, and other online advertising; that its representatives have communicated with investors directly; and that the firm has been acting as a broker in these securities without registering as a broker. Separately, the CFTC charged the company with violating its off-exchange options trading ban and operating as an unregistered futures commission merchant. It also alleges that the company did not limit its options offerings to eligible participants, allowing U.S. customers to trade without requiring any information about their trading history or net worth. The allegations have not been proven in either case. The SEC’s complaint seeks disgorgement plus prejudgment interest, financial penalties, and preliminary and permanent injunctions against Banc de Binary among other relief. The CFTC is also seeking civil monetary penalties, an injunction preventing Banc de Binary from engaging in certain commodity options activity with U.S. customers, and other relief, including restitution, disgorgement, and rescission. “Just because foreign companies can more easily communicate with American investors doesn’t mean they should skirt our longstanding laws that protect investors by requiring registration of securities,” said Andrew Ceresney, co-director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. “Banc de Binary contacted U.S. investors through the Internet and YouTube but completely disregarded the U.S. securities laws’ registration requirements. We will aggressively combat such conduct no matter where it originates.” U.S. financial regulators Thursday issued a warning to investors about trading in binary options, and brought charges against a firm offering trading in the products. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) warned investors about the potential risks of investing in binary options today; and, they both brought charges against Banc de Binary Ltd., a Cyprus-based company that offers trading in these products. NASAA approves model act for establishing restitution funds OSC finalizes DSC ban Retail trading surge on regulators’ radar, Vingoe says Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Related news Keywords Investor protection, OptionsCompanies Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
James Langton Younger investors are making more use of their mobile phones to facilitate their trading activity, according to new research from U.S.-based discount broker E-Trade Financial Corp. The firm reports that experienced investors most commonly use their smartphone to check stock quotes (38%), and to monitor their portfolios (32%). However, it also found that younger investors are more likely to use their phones more widely to facilitate investing. Digital identity verification comes to Canadian financial institutions RBC adds AI-powered budgeting feature to mobile app Keywords Mobile applications and devices Wealthsimple’s peer-to-peer app goes national Related news Share this article and your comments with peers on social media For instance, it reports that 61% of male investors under the age of 34 say they use their smartphone to check on order status. Whereas, females under the age of 30 are the most likely to use their smartphone to research investment products, at 44%, it says. It also reports that investors under the age of 34 are almost twice as likely as the total population to use their smartphone to watch educational videos on investing (14% vs. 8%). “Mobile investing is not a uniform activity — it means different things to different people,” said John Matos, who oversees digital channels at E-Trade Financial. “This is because the life of an investor is not static — on one hand, their investing and trading needs evolve as they enter different life stages. On the other hand, different generations are adapting to new technologies in new ways. Mobile investing today is about so much more than placing trades.” Looking to the future, Matos predicts that mobile services will grow more collaborative, allowing greater interaction between reps and customers; investors will shift to wearable technologies to review their portfolio or get stock quotes; and, that platforms, tools, sites and devices will be more integrated. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: Sept. 28, 1997 The Archives of the University of Colorado at Boulder and Human Rights Week are sponsoring a reception in honor of Cambodia Witness, a photographic exhibit exploring the Cambodian holocaust of 1975 to 1979. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in the British Studies Room, on the fifth floor of Norlin Library on the CU-Boulder campus. Two speakers will discuss the Cambodian atrocity and the importance of remembering all human rights abuses. Marilyn Ung, a Cambodian who survived the reign of the Khmer Rouge and is now a counselor at the Asian Pacific Health Center in Denver, will speak about her experience. Bruce Montgomery, curator of the CU Archives, will discuss the Archives Human Rights Initiative, dedicated to recording and remembering recent human rights abuses. Cambodia Witness is an exhibit of Amnesty International, a world-wide human rights organization, and is now a part of the Archives permanent collection. With 52 photographs, most taken by David Hawk during a 1982-1983 trip to Cambodia, the exhibit is a powerful display chronicling one of the worst human rights atrocities of this century. It is estimated that up to two million people were systematically murdered or died of malnutrition, disease or ill-treatment during the reign of terror of the Khmer Rouge government. The exhibit is on display on the third floor of Norlin Library now through Oct. 10. Human Rights Week will be observed Oct. 5 through Oct. 10 on the CU-Boulder campus. For more information, call 492-7242 or 492-5449.
Published: May 4, 2003 The CU Parents Association has awarded $41,000 in scholarships to 41 undergraduate students at the University of Colorado at Boulder, according to Peter Simons, director of the Office of Parent Relations. The scholarship awards are merit-based and are presented each spring. Scholarships are made possible by CU Parents Association fund-raising efforts. Interested students must complete and submit an application by early March. This year, $17,000 in scholarships was awarded to 17 incoming freshmen. Another $24,000 in scholarships was awarded to 24 continuing students. The CU Parents Association provides a variety of services to parents, students, faculty and the campus administration and sponsors numerous activities, including Family Weekend, orientation activities, scholarships and grants. Parents of undergraduate students enrolled at the university automatically become members of the CU Parents Association. No fees or dues are required. For more information on the CU Parents Association contact the Office of Parent Relations at (303) 492-2283 or visit the Parent Relations Web site at www.colorado.edu/sacs/parents. E-mail can be sent to [email protected] Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail
Share The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Related Posts CankidsKidscanKonnectWHO Global Initiative for Childhood CancerWorld Cancer Day Demand national plan and policy for childhood cancer in IndiaOn World Cancer Day, kids suffering from cancer and their parents from across India are writing letters to the PM and urging for a national plan and policy for childhood cancer in India.As per data collected from Cankids Research Department headed by Dr Ramandeep Arora, Paediatric Oncologist, Max Hospitals & Secretary, India Paediatric Oncology Group (INPOG), India accounts for more than 25 per cent of the world’s childhood cancer, but even with over 250 centres treating kids with cancer, less than 30 per cent of kinds with cancer make it to a cancer centre; the top 10 centres see no more than 13-15 per cent of children and survival rates vary from 10 – 80 per cent across hospitals.Given these numbers, over the last four years, childhood cancer survivors of KidscanKonnect, the teenage and young adult survivor group of Cankids (The National Society for Change for Childhood Cancer in India, a not-for-profit national society dedicated to change for childhood cancer in India,) have collected 300,000 pledges– ‘one for each child who has childhood cancer somewhere in the world each year’.According to a release from CanKids Kidscan, pledges have been collected online and through pledge books and pledge sheets from patient beneficiaries – parents and survivors, health care professionals- doctors, nurses, and workers, hospital administrations, government officials, politicians, celebrities, donors, NGOs, schools, colleges, media, and civil society – that’s 300,000 people from all over India and overseas who have signed up and want childhood cancer to be a child and health priority in India.The young cancer survivor group have been leading “Haqkibaat campaign” and asking their Mann Ki Baat to PM for a National Plan for Childhood cancer. A cancer awareness rally will leave for the PMO on February 15, International Childhood Cancer Day from AIIMS to Lok Kalyan Marg, New delhi, the official residence and principal workplace of the Prime Minister of India.Two cancer survivors from Uttar Pradesh Sandip Yadav (sarcoma survivor) and Vikas Yadav (eye cancer survivor) made a video of how they won the fight against the deadly disease. “Our families had to uproot themselves and move to Mumbai for treatment. Why should where we are born decide whether we survive or not?”A blood cancer survivor from Delhi and a campaign Leader, Chandan Kumar said, “If the developed world knows so much about how to cure and care for childhood cancer then why should we be denied because we live in India.”Poonam Bagai, chairperson, Cankids said, “WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer (GICC) has set a target of 60 per cent of survival for children with cancer in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) like ours and to reduce the suffering for all children with cancer by 2030. In the high-income countries 80 per cent of children with cancer will survive but in the LMICs, only 20 per cent of children will survive. This data reflects that we are in a serious war in the fight against cancer – childhood cancer is the low-hanging fruit and its high time to have a National Childhood Cancer Plan and Policy to make it a health priority of India.”The release also lists the reason why India needs a National Childhood Cancer Plan and Policy, as below:Because India accounts for 26 per cent of the new childhood cancer cases diagnosed worldwide each year. (India 76,000 worldwide 3,00,000 )Because deaths due to childhood cancer are an increasing proportion of childhood mortality (other than accidental death) even in Low Middle Income Countries (LMICs) like IndiaBecause childhood cancer cure rates are actually 70 to 95 per cent. High mortality rates in our country of 50 to 70 per cent are unacceptableBecause not enough attention is given to awareness, detection, drug and treatment development of childhood cancer as compared to adult cancers.Because children are our future. For every child that dies of cancer the world loses 71 years of life.Because no family should go bankrupt, lose their assets, become impoverished or go deeper into poverty when a child gets sick with cancer.Because access to better care, better paediatric cancer centers, pediatric oncologists and affordable good quality medication, healthcare coverage and complete support services can stop the children from dyingBecause access to best possible treatment, care and support is their human right – not just a privilege Cancer Care News Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 By EH News Bureau on February 4, 2021 MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” Comments (0) Adoption of AI/ML can disrupt healthcare services Children suffering from cancer write letters to PM on World Cancer Day Add Comment Read Article Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha
Wang stages comeback as HTC chief Maitre resigns HomeDevicesNews HTC warns on Q1 weakness Related HTC readies Vive Pro 2 VR headset Author AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 04 FEB 2013 HTC said that its sales figures for the first quarter of 2013 are likely to be uninspiring, as it continues to meet tough competition in the smartphone market.While the company is expected to unveil a new flagship device imminently, and other updates have been rumoured, this is unlikely to have an impact on its numbers until Q2.It said that it is anticipating Q1 revenue in the TWD50 billion ($1.69 billion) to TWD60 billion range. This compares with TWD67.8 billion in the same period in 2012.It also said that its operating margin will be between 0.5 percent and 1 percent, compared with 7.53 percent in the first quarter of 2012.HTC has struggled in recent months, as it has faced competition across-the-board: primarily from Samsung and Apple at the high-end, and from Nokia, ZTE and Huawei (among others) in its mid-tier portfolio.The company also reiterated the figures for Q4 2012 it had previously stated.For the period, the company saw a net profit of TWD1 billion, down 91 percent year-on-year, on revenue of TWD60 billion, down 41 percent.It said that its Q4 operations in the US and China were “inline with expectation”, as the company continued to focus on areas such as brand consideration, broadening its channel footprint, and expanding its product portfolio.It also noted that EMEA “showed sequential improvement in broader geographic locations”, and that its South Asia region “continued to strengthen local footprint by building distribution channels with more affordable devices to meet local demand”. Devices Tags HTC HTC posts another loss despite launches Steve Costello Steve works across all of Mobile World Live’s channels and played a lead role in the launch and ongoing success of our apps and devices services. He has been a journalist…More Read more Previous ArticleEx-Nokia exec launches BetterDoctor appNext ArticleEE planning £10B listing later this year – report