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Fat lady sings as Sky Songs plays last tune

first_imgTuesday 7 December 2010 8:54 pm BSKYB has closed its iTunes rival Sky Songs after it failed to attract enough subscribers.One industry source told City A.M. the service could have had fewer than 10,000 subscribers.Sky Songs offered users unlimited streaming, plus download-to-own tracks and albums from £6.49 a month. A Sky spokesman said: “Although we are extremely proud of the service we built and the experience it offers, we just didn’t see the consumer demand we’d hoped for.” whatsapp KCS-content Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com Share Fat lady sings as Sky Songs plays last tune whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Diamond pays P&G $1.5bn for Pringles

first_img PROCTER & Gamble has agreed to sell potato crisps brand Pringles to Diamond Foods, in a deal worth $1.5bn (£921.6m) in shares.Offloading the 45-year-old brand, known for its crisps sold in more than 140 countries, will mark the conglomerates departure from the food sector.US-based Diamond Foods, which owns a variety of snack brands including Kettle chips, will triple the size of its existing business with the purchase.Diamond will pay using 29.1m shares of common stock and will take on Pringles’ $850m of debt.The deal is expected to be tied-up by the end of this year, which will require Diamond to pay about $100m to complete the merger.The California-based snack company, which also owns Emerald nuts and Pop Secret microwave popcorn, is projecting net sales of about $1.8bn by 2012.The firm expects to see its sales more than double in the US and UK by adding Pringles to its stable.The deal will also give Diamond a foothold in the fragmented snack market, currently dominated by PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay snack business.Janney Capital Markets analyst John San Marco said: “It is still a fraction of Frito-Lay’s snack business, literally about one-tenth of the size.“Aside from Frito-Lay, there are no other real true global powerhouses. Pringles is certainly in better strategic hands as part of a dedicated snack business.” whatsapp More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com Tags: NULL Tuesday 5 April 2011 8:40 pm Share whatsapp Diamond pays P&G $1.5bn for Pringles Show Comments ▼ KCS-content last_img read more

Deap Capital Management & Trust Plc (DEAPCA.ng) Q12019 Interim Report

first_imgDeap Capital Management & Trust Plc (DEAPCA.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Deap Capital Management & Trust Plc (DEAPCA.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Deap Capital Management & Trust Plc (DEAPCA.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Deap Capital Management & Trust Plc (DEAPCA.ng)  2019 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileDeap Capital Management & Trust Plc is a financial  services institution in Nigeria operating in the capital market, mortgage banking and oil and gas sectors. The company provides services for fund management, portfolio management, capital market/financial advisory and issuing house services. Its branded financial services products include DEAP Standard, DEAP Gold, DEAP Platinum and DEAP Classic. Deep Capital Management & Trust Plc’s major subsidiaries include Resort Securities & Trust Limited, Resort Savings & Loans Limited and DVCF Oil & Gas PLC. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Deap Capital Management & Trust Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Cookies and Milk with a Cop this morning

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your name here TAGSApopka Police DepartmentCookies and Milk with a CopMcDonald’sNorth Orange County Library Previous articleCentral Florida Foundation announces finalists for $25,000 investmentNext articleMcKinley wins Champion of Justice Award Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Please enter your comment! Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Take your kids to the North Orange Library in Apopka today from 10:30 am – 11:30 am to meet the officers of the Apopka Police Department for cookies and milk and a story. This is a time for children to interact with local police officers in a fun and informative environment. The North Orange County Branch Library is at 1211 East Semoran Boulevard in Apopka.The Cookies and Milk with a Cop is an initiative started by Officer Andrew Raphael of the Winter Garden Police Department last year. The goal is to bring kids and Cops together in a fun and non-traditional environment that builds trust and makes friends.Cookies and Milk with a Cop is a joint venture between the Apopka Police Department, the Apopka Main Street McDonald’s restaurant and the North Orange Branch Library in Apopka.The APD provides a police officer for reading to the children.McDonald’s provides the cookies and milk.The Apopka Library provides a comfortable setting for the event.The events are held at 10:30 AM on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Two social media competition cash prizes for I Love Small Charities Day

first_imgTwo social media competition cash prizes for I Love Small Charities Day This year’s I ♥ Small Charities Day, part of Small Charity Week in June, offers charities two opportunities to win cash prizes through Twitter and Facebook.The winning charities will be those that persuade their supporters to mention them and their good work the most on those social networks from 16 to 22 June 2014.The two successful charities will each win £200.Find the full competition rules, including details on what messages to ask your supporters to share, on the Small Charity Week website.  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Facebook Twitter Howard Lake | 23 April 2014 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Local Charities Day 2017 to take place in December

first_img  176 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 Tagged with: community foundations small charities AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15  175 total views,  1 views today Local Charities Day 2017 will take place on 15 December this year, Minister for Civil Society Tracey Crouch has announced,On a blog on the DCMS site, Crouch said that the day would build on the success of last year’s inaugural event, and would ‘highlight the work of small charities that are making remarkable differences in their communities. It will also shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes and celebrate the commitment of those amazing volunteers who devote their time to improving the lives of others.’Over the next three months, in the build up to Local Charities Day, DCMS will be sharing the work of a number of local charities via its blog, and will be publishing more information about the event. It again wants as many local charities as possible to get involved and to share content with the hashtag #LocalCharitiesDay.[youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npyGzOl6HLI[/youtube] Local Charities Day 2017 to take place in December Last year’s Local Charities Day also took place in December, and saw a range of activities take place across the country, including free learning opportunities offered by the FSI, and and matched giving from the government for LocalGiving‘s Grow Your Tenner campaign in the run up to the day. LocalGiving has also announced its support for this year’s event. Melanie May | 19 September 2017 | News 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.last_img read more

Edwin Mills Ready for Old Pasadena’s Happy Hour Week

first_imgHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Fashion Trends You Should Never Try And 6 You’ll LoveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeauty 25 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week March is already off to a good start in Old Pasadena, as it kicks off Happy Hour Week from March 1 to March 14, 2015. A huge list of bars are set to participate in the festivities, including Edwin Mills by Equator which is taking the opportunity to let every know about their favorite hour.Edwin Mills already has everyday specials to make your Happy Hour, uh, happier. Each is wittily named and features awesome deals.*Every Monday is Monday Madness with appetizers and alcohol (except draft and specialty beers) discounted at 50 percent off.Three-dollar martinis, appetizers, mixed drinks, and select beer are available on Tasty Tuesdays.Want half-price wine and sake? Then, go for Wine Wednesdays. Edwin Mills will even throw in a live music band beginning at 7 p.m.End your weekend with a bang with Thirsty Thursdays and Foreplay Fridays (from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.), where you get $3 martinis, appetizers, mixed drinks, and select beer.Weekends get better with Bottomless Weekends, where you can have all-you-can-drink mimosas for only $10 with brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and $13 champagne specialties like the Equator Morning, Absolut Peach Bellini, Supreme Royal, Sugar Daddy, Lychee Mimosa, and the Flirtini.The list of three-dollar appetizers offered Tasty Tuesday, Thirsty Thursday, and Foreplay Friday are the following: potstickers, shrimp springrolls, pork lumpia, veggie egg rolls and chicken satay.The $3 martinis are Strawberry, Lychee, Ripe Raspberry, Washington Apple, Pomegranate, Lemon Berry Bliss, Mango Tango, Just Peachy, Sour Apple, Cosmopolitan and Juicy Watermelon.It’s only Tuesday, so you’ve got plenty of time to catch all of the Happy Hour specials Edwin Mills is mixing up!Edwin Mills is located at 22 Mills Place, Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 564-8656 or visit www.edwinmills.com.*(specials run 4pm to close unless otherwise noted) Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Top of the News Community Newscenter_img Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Bars & Clubs Edwin Mills Ready for Old Pasadena’s Happy Hour Week From STAFF REPORTS Published on Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 2:47 pmlast_img read more

PSNI seize Donegal registered van, occupants claim to be charity collectors

first_img Previous articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Wednesday 4th AprilNext articleColin Farrell checks into rehab to avoid relapse News Highland PSNI seize Donegal registered van, occupants claim to be charity collectors By News Highland – April 4, 2018 Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest The PSNI have seized a Donegal registered van in Derry this evening.Police have confirmed that they received reports of the van being spotted in the Strabane and Derry areas with images of the vehicle circulated locally on social media in recent days.Police say the occupants of the vehicle, two men, told Police they were using the van to collect old clothing which they stored in black bin bags in the back of the van for a charity called Heart UK.The charity has since confirmed to the police that they do not operate in the North or South of Ireland.The PSNI say; “Therefore these males were either collecting for charity without authorisation or pretending to collect for charity for personal benefit.”Police have warned people to be careful who you donate to and verify a charity before responding to a leaflet you receive. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

Abortion-rights protesters descend on Supreme Court in wake of state bans

first_imgYinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Amid an influx of abortion-rights protests converging on state capitols, town squares and courthouses across the country Tuesday, seeking to counter an onslaught of anti-abortion bills sweeping across state legislatures, a slate of 2020 White House hopefuls may join protestors on the steps of the Supreme Court.Among the 2020 candidates expected to voice support for abortion rights in the midst of a heated political battle are Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, who once was anti-abortion but flipped his stance as he’s moved further left over the years. California Congressman Eric Swalwell is one of the confirmed speakers for the planned demonstration. The event is set to begin at noon, as abortion-rights advocates seek to “fight back against this unconstitutional attempt to gut Roe and punish women,” according to the #StopTheBans website. The slew of protests were triggered by GOP-led efforts to pass restrictive anti-abortion measures aimed at fomenting a larger battle over Roe v. Wade in the nation’s highest court.Several states are seeking to mount legal challenges to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide, including Missouri, which on Friday passed the most recent ban — state lawmakers charged ahead with an eight-week abortion ban with no exceptions for rape, incest or survivors of human trafficking. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign the restrictive bill into law in the coming days.Missouri followed a wave of conservative states passing restrictive abortion bans, including Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Georgia. Lawmakers in those states approved “heartbeat” bills, which ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.Alabama’s ban, signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey last week, imposes the harshest limitations of any state in the country — a near-full ban on the procedure, not providing for any window of a pregnancy when abortion is legal.“Across the country, we are seeing a new wave of extreme bans on abortion, stripping away reproductive freedom and representing an all-out assault on abortion access,” states the event’s website, which is hosted by groups such as NARAL Pro-Choice America, Planned Parenthood, All* Above All Action Fund, the ACLU and the Women’s March. “This is Trump’s anti-choice movement … and it’s terrifying, particularly for women of color and low-income women who are most affected by these bans. … Politicians shouldn’t be making decisions best left to women, their families and their doctors.”Amid the the cacophony of outrage from abortion-rights groups, many among the field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls vying for the White House immediately condemned the anti-abortion efforts last week.“It’s nothing short of an attack on women’s basic human rights and civil rights, and it’s something women in America will have to fight against with everything they’ve got,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said on MSNBC.“Access to safe, legal abortion is a constitutional RIGHT. Full stop,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wrote on Twitter.“The Alabama legislature is ignoring science, criminalizing abortion, and punishing women,” Buttigieg tweeted. “Instead, the government’s role should be to make sure all women have access to comprehensive affordable care, and that includes safe and legal abortion.”“Republicans in AL, FL, GA, and OH are ushering in laws that clearly violate Roe v Wade and they should be declared unconstitutional,” former Vice President Joe Biden shared on Twitter. “Roe v Wade is settled law and should not be overturned. This choice should remain between a woman and her doctor.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

MLB All-Star reveals why he’s opting out for 2021 season amid $70M contract

first_imgMarch 5, 2021 /Sports News – National MLB All-Star reveals why he’s opting out for 2021 season amid $70M contract FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGabriel Christus / ESPN ImagesBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Ian Desmond, a two-time Major League Baseball All-Star at the top of his professional game, stunned sports fans when he decided to stop playing. The 35-year-old Colorado Rockies centerfielder and father of five spoke exclusively to ABC News’ Good Morning America in his first interview since opting out of a second consecutive season and revealed the complexities behind the catalysts for his decision to walk away from the diamond.“There was a lot of things going on,” he said thinking back to last year. “We had the George Floyd events. We had the pandemic obviously was setting in, and my wife and I were about to have our fifth baby.”Just last week Desmond took to social media to share his thoughts on the sport that shaped him and his future with Major League Baseball. “Over the last few months, I’ve had tough conversations. I’ve asked a lot of questions and done a lot of thinking. For now, I’ve decided to opt out of the 2021 season,” he wrote in a post. “The COVID-19 pandemic has made this baseball season one that is a risk I am not comfortable taking.”Part of those “tough conversations” included leaving behind his $13.56 million salary.“I think the first one is walking away from a lot of money,” he said. “My desire to be with my family is greater than my desire to go back under these circumstances and play … that time with my kids is always so precious. So to me, that will always trump money.”But other issues were at play for Desmond after he decided not to participate in the 2020 season. “The biracial seat is a completely unique experience, and there are so many times you feel like you belong everywhere and nowhere at once,” he wrote in an Instagram post.He told GMA that “like most biracial people will say it’s not that it’s necessarily racism, it’s more of– just constant — jabs. Like, ‘Oh, you’re not black because I don’t talk.’ And I said, ‘well, I don’t wear certain clothes. I don’t do certain things, listen to the music.’ But I’m also not necessarily white.” Desmond called it “an internal feeling” of questioning “where exactly do I belong as a biracial man in the world and in the clubhouse?”Now, he has made it his mission to make sure all kids feel like they belong and teamed up with The Boys and Girls Clubs of America to found Newtown Connection, an organization that aims to empower and educate underprivileged youth through sports. “I hope that that kids of all colors, of all races, all ethnicities, all ethnicities, everything can experience the life lessons that come from playing baseball, perseverance, determination, character,” Desmond said. “I feel like it’s kind of being deprived in the inner cities and like the untouched areas. Baseball is a beautiful game and it’s got a rich history for a reason.”Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Beau Lundcenter_img Written bylast_img read more

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