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Rape, sexual battery reported to Title IX Office

first_imgA sexual battery offense and a rape were reported to the University Title IX Office, according to the University crime log from Oct. 23 and Nov. 16 respectively.According to the crime log, the alleged rape happened Nov. 13, 2020 and was reported the same day. The alleged incident happened on campus in a south side men’s residence hall.The alleged sexual battery occurred between Jan. 1, 1998 and Jan. 1, 1999 and was reported Oct. 6, 2020. While the alleged incident took place on campus, the precise location was not recorded.Information about sexual assault prevention and resources for survivors of sexual assault are available online from the NDPD and Title IX office websites.Tags: NDPD, rape, Sexual battery, Title IXlast_img read more

Lady Day , Starring Audra McDonald, Will Release Live Cast Album

first_img View Comments The live album will feature signature Holiday numbers performed by McDonald in the play, including “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” “Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness” and “God Bless the Child.” Directed by Lonny Price, the play by Lanie Robertson tells the life story of the legendary jazz singer through the songs that made her famous. Set in 1959, in an intimate bar in Philadelphia, Holiday (McDonald) puts on a show that, unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witness to one of the last performances of her lifetime. The Broadway production officially opened on April 13 and McDonald has been nominated for a Tony for her performance in the show. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 5, 2014 Related Shows From a Philly bar to your own living room! PS Classics will record a live performance of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, starring five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, during the week ending May 31. The two-disc set will be released on July 15.last_img read more

Idina Menzel Sleighs (Get It?) On ‘Do You Hear What I Hear?’

first_img Idina Menzel Star Files Related Shows If/Then star Idina Menzel stopped by Live with Kelly & Michael on December 12 to perform a yuletide classic from her new album, Holiday Wishes. Brace yourselves, because the Tony winner’s rendition of “Do You Hear What I Hear?” is full of riffs, modulations and a whole lotta belt. But really, would that little lamb and shepherd boy have it any other way? Menzel also sat down with Ripa and Strahan, who brought her back to her pre-Broadway days as a Bar/Bat Mitzvah singer. “I’m waiting for those videos to surface, actually, on one of these kind of shows,” the supernova said, “but there are none, thankfully.” Even if there were, she had the forethought to make herself borderline unrecognizable (thanks to some Stiff Sutff), just in case. Check out the clips below, and look out for fellow If/Then co-star Tamika Lawrence on backup! If/Then Show Closed This production ended its run on March 22, 2015 View Commentslast_img read more

Almagro: ICC Should Investigate Torture in Venezuela

first_imgBy Voice of America January 29, 2020 On December 12, 2019, Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), said that the International Criminal Court (ICC) should investigate torture in Venezuela inflicted on adversaries with the support of Cuban agents.Almagro’s statements followed the presentation at OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C. of the annual report on Venezuela by the Casla Institute, a Prague-based think tank focusing on Latin America.The report accuses the disputed government of Nicolás Maduro of “systematic repression” and of perpetrating “crimes against humanity.”Almagro said that the Casla Institute had found new evidence about torture methods used at clandestine centers in Venezuela, “under clear Cuban influence.”“The systematic and generalized use of torture in Venezuela to attack those who aim to restore fundamental rights and democracy is clearly a crime against humanity that should be immediately investigated by the ICC Office of the Prosecutor,” Almagro said.The OAS secretary general also stressed the lack of “essential guarantees” for citizens in Venezuela, where “the judicial system serves only the regime’s interests” and “security forces systematically persecute every individual who does not obey the dictatorial system.”“Even in the country’s urban areas, which were traditionally loyal to the regime, now the government is sending the Police’s Special Action Forces [FAES, in Spanish], as well as ‘colectivos’ [illegal armed groups that support Maduro] to keep them under control and prevent any dissent,” he added.“Thousands of extrajudicial killings” are taking place, particularly in these areas, he added.Almagro said that the July report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported 5,287 extrajudicial killings in 2018 and 1,569 from January to May 2019, confirming what the OAS had already documented in 2018.In February 2018, the ICC started preliminary investigations on alleged crimes committed in Venezuela during massive protests against Maduro in 2017, which left a death toll of 125.In a report published on December 5, 2019, the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor said that they expected to finish evaluating the documents provided by the OAS and the OHCHR, among others, “in early 2020.”last_img read more

Mobile banking’s impact on revenues and attrition is astounding

first_img 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Though increasing adoption rates seem to have settled the question of demand for mobile banking services, the ROI of mobile banking has proved more elusive. Mobile banking, which may not be perceived to produce direct revenue, must be evaluated by indirect results. Accordingly, Fiserv in conjunction with Raddon Financial Group studied mobile banking users, online users, and branch-only users, and compared their product usage, transaction frequency, attrition rates, and revenue generation.The study found that mobile banking currently offers financial institutions significant ROI with the unrealized potential being in the millions for the average bank or credit union. The value was determined by comparing key attributes in the three months before and after consumers enrolled in mobile banking. The year-long aggregated analysis was conducted at select banks and credit unions using the Mobiliti™ banking and payments solution from Fiserv.Eight credit unions and nine banks across a range of asset sizes up to $3 billion participated. The exhaustive, one-year study anonomously tracked the activity of 240,000 credit union members and 283,721 bank customers. Respectively, these included about 27,000 and 39,000 mobile users.The objective of the study was to assess specific return on the mobile investment. Non-users of mobile services served as a control. continue reading »last_img read more

Pennsylvania dairy farmers helped to provide milk, food for free distribution in Bradford County

first_imgULSTER, Pa (WBNG) — Pennsylvania dairy farmers and the American Dairy Association North East handed out milk and food to Bradford County residents at Harnish Farms Tuesday. The ADANE handed out 800 34-pound boxes filled with a gallon of milk, produce and meat.  Shedden also mentioned she’s glad that her farm was a part of something that benefits her community. Harnish Farms Owner Lynette Shedden says getting fresh produce and dairy out into the community is really important because of the pandemic.  Local farmers volunteered to help hand out the boxes and milk. center_img Cars began lining up on both sides of the road hours before the distribution began.  “Fresh food obviously has more nutrients and it’s important for people’s bodys to get vitamins that they are taken out when foods are processed,” Shedden said. The food was bought through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. last_img read more

Movember: Johnny Nelson, Will Greenwood and Tom White explain why they are taking part | News News

first_img Johnny Nelson delivers his Movember message – Advertisement – Johnny Nelson and Will greenwood are fully behind Movember Johnny Nelson, Will Greenwood and Tom White explain why they will ‘grow a mo and save a bro’ in support of Movember…Johnny Nelson- Advertisement – 0:39 Johnny Nelson delivers his Movember message 0:40 Will Greenwood delivers a Movember message Will Greenwood delivers a Movember message I realise I am not one of the hairiest men but it is all for an amazing cause – when you see the challenges people are going through at the moment then I think it is a very easy thing to get behind and support.I’m going for the Robert Redford. I have always wanted to be Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid.To get involved in Movember and help raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide, click here This is my first year doing Movember. People might not actually realise but I didn’t start growing body hair until I was about 19! My beard is probably two months of growth. I’m going to trim it up and try to make it look cool and funky like Shaft. And I’m going to stick to it, no matter what.I know people will have a laugh but it’s about raising awareness, raising funds and starting conversations to try and save lives.center_img Johnny Nelson and Will greenwood are fully behind Movember
Johnny Nelson and Will greenwood are fully behind Movember

Temple Quay chance

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Apartment living at its finest

first_imgMore from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 20208/88 Mitchell St, North Ward“This is prime real estate being in North Ward and being on Strand Park you don’t get the noise from The Strand but it’s still right on your doorstep.“It’s one of nine apartments in the front section of the complex and they are all owner-occupied.”Oversized stacker doors lead out to the multiple outdoor entertainment areas with the front patio having views of The Strand. 8/88 Mitchell St, North WardEnter the apartment straight from the lift which opens to a private foyer before walking through the home’s wooden double doors.The two-bathroom apartment has 398sq m of space, making it larger than many houses.Janice Gallagher from Janice Gallagher Real Estate said the home was in one of Townsville’s most premium complexes and offered luxurious apartment living.“There is no other apartment like this in Townsville that is so big,” Ms Gallagher said. 8/88 Mitchell St, North WardThe large master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and luxurious ensuite with a spa.There are polished floors throughout the living areas while new carpet has been put into the bedrooms and the home has been freshly painted.The gourmet kitchen features sleek black styling and Miele appliances.The complex has a 25m lap pool and gym while there is also secure two-car accommodation and a lockable storeroom. 8/88 Mitchell St, North WardTHIS expansive four-bedroom residence offers a fantastic lifestyle in one of Townsville’s best locations.Fronting on to Strand Park, 8/88 Mitchell St provides views of The Strand with 130sq m of outdoor space to enjoy them from. It’s on the market for $1.598 million. 8/88 Mitchell St, North WardThe apartment is a short walk from cafes, restaurants, walking tracks, playgrounds and everything The Strand has to offer.Ms Gallagher said a variety of buyers looking for a high-end property had shown interest in the apartment, especially downsizers.“I’m getting interest from people who want to downsize but don’t want to downsize too small,” she said.“It’s also great for people who like to entertain because there is lots of outdoor space.”last_img read more

No such thing as “good polygamy”

first_imgMercatorNet 25 Nov 2011Marriage and family advocacy groups have greeted with enthusiasm a Canadian court decision upholding the country’s ban on polygamy, published yesterday.British Columbia Supreme Court Chief Justice, Robert Bauman, has ruled that the government of Canada may continue to prohibit polygamy because, although the law does impinge on the right to freedom of religion, that harm is outweighed by the harms that polygamy inflicts on women and children, and to the institution of monogamous marriage. “There is no such thing as so-called ‘good polygamy’,” said Bauman.The Alliance Defence Fund, an association of Christian lawyers represented by Gerald Chipeur in the court case, said that the court “recognized that marriage is about children and parents, and that Parliament has a very important role to play in protecting the family. The court also recognized that Parliament, not the courts, has the authority to define marriage.” The court had accepted their argument “that, under the Constitution of Canada, Parliament may define marriage as no more than two people,” said Chipeur.“Some organizations claim that same-sex ‘marriage’ won’t open the door to polygamy and group marriage, but that’s what nearly happened in British Columbia,” said ADF Senior Legal Counsel Austin R. Nimocks. “Had marriage never been attacked there in the first place, it’s questionable whether this particular assault would have ever occurred. Canada just dodged a bullet for the moment; Americans should take notice because this country need not risk the same thing.”http://www.mercatornet.com/family_edge/view/9993last_img read more