The Prince of Wales spoke this week of the increasing number of people turning to the Samaritans for help in the tough economic climate.Joanna Lumley and Prince CharlesCredit/Copyright: http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/news-and-diary/the-prince-of-wales-celebrates-60-years-of-the-samaritansHis Royal Highness, the charity’s patron since 1999, spoke at a reception at Clarence House celebrating the organisation’s 60th anniversary and looking to its future role.He said it had “touched so many people’s lives” over six decades and would “need to continue to evolve and meet the technological challenges of providing new services within the online environment”.He told an audience which included actress Joanna Lumley and Stephen Fry: “As I need scarcely tell you, our society is facing tough times and the Samaritans have already seen a significant increase in the demand for their services.“More people die by suicide each year, can you believe this, than in road traffic accidents and in 2011 there were more than 6,000 suicides.“With a further 130,000 attempted suicides that year, this is indeed an issue that we need to tackle and, as their patron, I want to continue to support the Samaritans who are at the forefront of supporting our country to do this.”The Prince spoke of people needing help, ranging from isolated farmers in rural areas to stressed urban workers and young people he had met through his Prince’s Trust organisation.The Samaritans was founded in 1953 by Dr Chad Varah and was the world’s first 24-hour telephone helpline. Its aim is to reduce the number of people committing suicide in the UK, which stood at 6,045 in 2011.The first call was made on 2nd November that year and since then it has expanded from one man and a telephone to an operation with 20,665 volunteers in 201 branches answering more than five million calls for help.His Royal Highness spoke about its increasing use of email and text messaging to contact vulnerable people.Actress and campaigner Ms Lumley, who celebrated her 67th birthday at the event, said it was “up to all of us” to help those in need like the original Good Samaritan in the Bible. “I think that what The Prince was saying was that the number of people so wretched they feel like ending their lives, and then those poor ones who do end their lives, it is absolutely horrifying,” she said.“And knowing that through the Samaritans – if they could have got to the Samaritans – the chances are they could… be talked down from such a position of hopelessness.”Ms Lumley told how she became a “pen pal” of Dr Varah, who died aged 95 in 2007, after he wrote “a letter of admiration” when she was a columnist for The Times. They only met when he was 90. She added that he would have been very proud of the organisation today.Source:PrinceOfWales.gov.uk
Qatar Holding has no decision yet on Glencore’s latest bid for Xstrata by News Staff Posted Sep 11, 2012 4:03 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Qatar Holding, a major shareholder of mining group Xstrata, said Tuesday it has made no decision yet on whether to accept Glencore International’s latest offer to salvage a multibillion-dollar merger bid for the Anglo-Swiss company.The brief comments suggest Qatar Holding is at least considering Glencore’s latest offer. The government-run investment firm is Xstrata’s second-largest shareholder. It had pushed for better terms for Xstrata, and its opposition to the original bid threatened to scuttle the entire deal.Glencore, a Swiss commodities trader, said Friday it was raising its bid to 3.05 shares for each Xstrata share, up from its original 2.8 shares offer. It sweetened the offer further Monday by announcing that Xstrata CEO Mick Davis would be the CEO of the new company, but for no more than six months.“QH will make its decision in due course after giving careful consideration to the implications of the proposed management changes, the other elements of the revised proposal and the views of Xstrata’s board,” the Qatari government investment firm said in a brief statement Tuesday. The comments were its first on Glencore’s revised offer.The latest terms are still less than Qatar Holding wanted. It made clear in June that it believed 3.25 Glencore shares for each Xstrata share was a fairer deal.Xstrata’s independent directors have said they are considering Glencore’s offer. They plan to announce by Sept. 24 whether they intend to put the Glencore offer to a shareholder vote.Glencore has hinted that it might abandon the idea of a merger and go for an outright takeover of Xstrata. Under the current terms, Glencore needs the approval of 75 per cent of eligible shareholders. That means Qatar Holding and its allies could still kill the deal.Glencore already owns more than a third of Xstrata. It would only need a simple majority to push through a takeover bid.Qatar Holding is the main investment arm of natural gas-rich OPEC member Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund.The Gulf firm is an increasingly prominent investor in Europe. Its holdings on the continent include extensive London property, the British capital’s Harrods department store, and stakes in Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse Group, Volkswagen AG, London Stock Exchange Group and French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
A wintry blast of snow, hail and gales is set to hit the UK in the run-up to the May bank holiday weekend, according to forecasters.Temperatures will plummet tomorrow and are expected to remain unseasonably low until the middle of next month.The Met Office is predicting “heavy and wintry” showers and widespread overnight frosts from Tuesday next week, with northern parts of the UK the worst hit. Eleanor Bell, from The Weather Channel, said an easterly-moving area of low pressure, which is currently over Iceland, “will result a strong cold northerly plunge into north-west Europe in between the high and low pressure and as a result will pull temperatures below normal for the time of year”.”Temperatures will be around 2 to 5 degrees below normal for the time of year over the UK and 4 to 7 degrees below normal for northern mainland Europe,” she said.“A cold northerly flow will affect all areas mid-week with a sharp frost in sheltered areas. Further snow showers will affect northern areas, as well as the east coast and exposed western coastal areas.” However, this brought about an early start to the birch pollen season, which may now be tempered by the drop in temperatures, bringing hope of a respite for hay fever sufferers.The driest and brightest weather is expected to be in the west next week “probably spreading to the rest of the country” by the weekend, according to the Met Office. The gloriously warm start to spring has come to an endCredit:EPA Snow showers will affect northern areas, as well as the east coast and exposed western coastal areasEleanor Bell, The Weather Channel The Met Office said the risk of frost will continue into May, but that the early part of the month is likely to be drier than usual.Once the cold temperatures ease, around the middle of the month, temperatures are then predicted to be higher than average. Low pressure will bring a windy end to Sunday in Scotland, then it gets much colder for all next week as arctic air arrives. #WinterReturns pic.twitter.com/ML20XrMLmA— Met Office (@metoffice) April 21, 2017 Conditions are expected to dry out for the three-day break, but temperatures will only rise very gradually.The cold spell follows a gloriously warm early start to the spring, which saw heights of 25C. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.
Source: Ian Pannell/Twitter While there was speculation online that the cause of the baby’s death was a power outage after Israeli forces attacked power plants, this has not been confirmed by the hospital.Doctors had successfully delivered the premature baby after her mother (23) was fatally wounded during an Israeli airstrike.The baby’s survival had been hailed as a miracle by Dr Fadi Al-Khrote, one of the medics who saved the infant.The little girl’s chances of survival were rated at 50/50 by the doctors, according to the BBC.Read: Baby delivered from dead mother in Gaza> Baby girl delivered from her dead mother’s body has died. Shimah was five days old and buried next to her mum. #Gaza pic.twitter.com/LfEBR4AK3T— Ian Pannell (@IanPannell) July 30, 2014 Source: BBCTHE BABY GIRL delivered from her deceased mother after an attack in Gaza is said to have died.Ian Pannell, the BBC journalist who originally reported on the baby’s birth, tweeted yesterday that she has since died:
First-home buyer activity in the housing finance market fell heavily last year. According to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released yesterday, the number of first-home buyer loans fell from 10,264 in December 2011 to 6,557 in December last year – a 36 per cent fall.As a proportion of total housing finance activity, first-home buyers fell from 21.1 per cent to 14.9 per cent over the same period.This fall has been attributed to changes in first-home owner grant schemes in several states last year, where governments have restricted the grants to the purchase of newly built houses.Source: Banking Day Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram
La Commission européenne va présenter sa feuille de route pour une UE plus verteMardi sera présentée la feuille de route mise au point par la commissaire européenne au Climat Connie Hedegaard et ses équipes, afin de transformer en actes les promesses des 27 en matière de réduction de leurs émission de gaz à effet de serre.L’Union européenne s’est engagée à réduire de 80 à 95% ses émissions de GES par rapport aux niveaux de 1999, et ce d’ici à 2050, afin de lutter contre le réchauffement de la planète et le limiter à 2°C comme le préconisent les experts. L’engagement pris, reste à le concrétiser, et ce en suivant un plan élaboré par la Commission européenne. Une feuille de route qui sera présentée demain. “C’est le début d’un travail d’anticipation ambitieux qui représente de gros enjeux et va imposer de faire des grands choix en matière de technologies”, souligne un négociateur européen cité par Romandie.com.À lire aussiNOTOX, quand la planche de surf devient écoloLe plan élaboré par Connie Hedegaard précise les étapes à suivre et les efforts à fournir au cours de la période 2020-2050. Un verdissement des modes de vie et de production européens, qui devrait nécessiter un investissement de quelque 270 milliards d’euros par an. En accord avec le plan d’investissements du commissaire à l’Energie visant à éliminer le pétrole, la feuille de route présentera de nombreuses mesures ayant pour objectif de réduire les émissions de CO2. Une taxe concernant les énergies fossiles devrait notamment être proposée.En outre, c’est sur l’agriculture, le bâtiment et le transport que se concentreront avant tous les efforts. Ces secteurs sont chaque année à l’origine de 60% des émissions de gaz à effet de serre européennes, et s’ils se sont engagés volontairement à réduire ces émissions, la Commission européenne entend leur imposer des objectifs contraignants, et ce dès 2013. Une idée à laquelle se sont toujours fermement opposés les membres de l’UE.Le 7 mars 2011 à 16:08 • Emmanuel Perrin
Une plante carnivore qui chasse sous le sable Publiant ses travaux dans PNAS, une équipe internationale a démontré expérimentalement que certaines plantes du genre Philcoxia piégeaient les invertébrés dissimulés sous le sable pour s’en nourrir : une première dans le monde de la botanique.Des fleurs situées sur des tiges verticales, mais des feuilles situées sur des tiges horizontales à fleur de sable, et surtout des racines trop peu développées, plongeant dans des sols trop pauvres en nutriments (azote, phosphore, potassium…) : comment les espèces du genre Philcoxia, découvert en 2000 avec des espèces comme P. bahiensis, P. minensis et P. goiasensis, peuvent-elles se nourrir ? À lire aussiContemplez en accéléré la fantastique floraison de ces cactusSi la présence, sur les feuilles, de glandes sécrétant une substance collante – où se piègent parfois des vers – suggérait un régime carnivore (comme 0,2 %, seulement, des espèces de plantes), les scientifiques n’avaient jamais pu le démontrer jusqu’alors. Ils continuaient donc à classer les Philcoxia parmi les plantes autotrophes (synthétisant leur propre substance à partir des gaz et des sels minéraux via la photosynthèse, comme la plupart des végétaux).Mais une équipe de chercheurs américains, australiens et brésiliens, qui avaient déjà travaillé sur le sujet en 2007, vient d’avoir le fin mot de l’histoire. Nourrissant des nématodes (vers primitifs) avec des nutriments comportant un marquage isotopique (15N), ils ont tracé ces éléments marqués et ont constaté peu à peu leur présence dans l’organisme des Philcoxia également présentes dans ce milieu : ces végétaux attrapent donc bel et bien, grâce à leurs feuilles collantes situées contre et parfois sous le sable, les nématodes qui y sont enfouis. Les auteurs suggèrent qu’un tel comportement prédateur, passant inaperçu sans une analyse poussée, pourrait être assez largement répandu dans la nature, augmentant le nombre d’espèces de plantes carnivores. Le 16 janvier 2012 à 19:46 • Maxime Lambert
Des chercheurs expliquent pourquoi le renne du Père Noël a le nez rougeÀ l’occasion des fêtes de fin d’année, des chercheurs hollandais et norvégiens ont publié une étude – décalée – dans le British Medical Journal. Elle se penche sur la physiologie et les performances des rennes qui, dans la tradition, tirent le traineau volant du Père Noël.Si Rudolph – l’un des rennes tirant le traineau du Père Noël, selon une histoire populaire américaine – a le nez rouge, c’est une question de circulation sanguine, selon des scientifiques des Pays-Bas et de Norvège. À l’aide d’un microscope portatif, ces derniers se sont penchés – au propre comme au figuré – sur la muqueuse nasale de deux rennes, ainsi que sur celle de 5 personnes saines et d’une personne atteinte d’une excroissance nasale non cancéreuse.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Les chercheurs ont ainsi découvert que le nez du renne comporte 25% de vaisseaux sanguins de plus que celui de l’homme. Ces minuscules vaisseaux sanguins délivrent en abondance de l’oxygène à l’organisme de l’herbivore, permettant à celui-ci de maintenir la température de son corps, comme l’a montré une image infrarouge d’un renne après l’exercice, y révélant la répartition de la chaleur.”Le nez de Rudolph est rouge car il est richement fourni en globules rouges, comporte une microcirculation très dense, et est anatomiquement et physiologiquement adapté pour permettre au renne de… s’acquitter de sa mission pour le Père Noël”, concluent plaisamment les auteurs qui, par la même occasion, fournissent des détails techniques sur l’attelage magique.Afin de distribuer les cadeaux aux enfants des 100 millions de foyers où cette tradition perdure, le fameux équipage devrait se déplacer à environ 650 miles par seconde (soit un peu plus de 1.000 km/s), et devrait alors être protégé par un bouclier ionique pour éviter d’être vaporisé par les frottements de l’air. À moins d’exploiter des failles dans le continuum espace-temps pour voyager entre les dimensions, précisent encore les scientifiques.Le 18 décembre 2012 à 19:37 • Maxime Lambert
Ahead of their trip to Fulham on Sunday, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has spoken of his love for Craven Cottage while cautious of Claudio Ranieri’s side.Pochettino is wary of teams fighting for their survival and Sunday’s trip to Craven Cottage won’t be any different for him.Fulham are in 19th place in the Premier League table and have amassed just 14 points from 22 matches.“I think it one of the best places to play football, I love Craven Cottage,” Pochettino told the club’s website.Trippier and Pochettino try to clear up a war of words George Patchias – September 13, 2019 The apparent war of words between Kieran Trippier and Mauricio Pochettino is thought to be nothing more than a misunderstanding.Trippier was sold by Tottenham…“It is a fantastic place to play and of course it is a game to enjoy. At the same time, it is going to be very tough because Fulham are playing to survive and need to win – and we need to win too.“We know very well that a team fighting to survive is going to be difficult but we are going to be ready to play and try to win the game.”
Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Deaths surge from Fentanyl-laced drugs in San Diego June 17, 2018 Ginger Jeffries Posted: June 17, 2018 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsJeanne McAlister, founder and CEO of the McAlister Institute, came to the studio on Sunday to discuss San Diego’s growing addiction to opioids and the importance of prevention and recovery.Reported deaths from fentanyl in California nearly tripled between 2016 and 2017, according to the California Department of Public Health. San Diego County’s fentanyl overdose mortality rate in 2017 was two times higher than the California rate. Nearly 275 county deaths were attributed to opioid overdoses, with more than half involving fentanyl.Experts suspect dealers are tainting drugs with fentanyl because it produces a better high, or because it’s more cost-effective. The white powder substance is 10 to 100 times more potent than heroin and can cause respiratory arrest. Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. In its illegal form, fentanyl is so potent a size equal to two grains of salt can be deadly.According to authorities, more than 75% of fentanyl seizures across the southwest border is coming through ports of entry in the Southern District of California from Mexico. Growing concerns have prompted the California Public Health Department to provide test strips at needle exchange locations across the state, to allow people to check their drugs for fentanyl. The test works by placing a strip in a small amount of water with diluted drug residue for 15 seconds. Results are available in 5 minutes. In addition to testing their drugs, users should also carry the opioid overdose reversal medication, naloxone.Jeanne McAlister is a pioneer in the field of recovery. As a recovering alcoholic herself, celebrating 61 years of sobriety and 85 years of life, Jeanne has used her experience to build an agency that is founded upon empathy and hope and dedicated to serving those who suffer. The McAlister Institute is one of San Diego County’s largest alcohol and other drug treatment providers. Its programs are built on more than 40 years of experience helping San Diegans become drug-free, independent and healthy, and they serve more than 2,500 individuals each month.McAlister Institute has earned recognition as one of San Diego County’s leading resources for the compassionate care and treatment of individuals and families suffering from addiction, co-occurring mental illness, and homelessness. Founded in 1977, we dedicate ourselves to having a positive impact on all those who come to us, helping restore them to more productive and meaningful lives. For additional information on McAlister Institute’s 28 programs, please visit www.mcalisterinc.org. Ginger Jeffries, Updated: 10:23 AM
Secunderabad: A massive drive conducted by Railway Protection Force (RPF) at 49 different locations across the South Central Railway (SCR) Zone on August 22 and 23. Around 49 touts were apprehended and Rs 8.84 lakh was seized during the drive. During the operation, 281 live tickets and 772 used tickets and a total Rs 8,83,915 cash were seized from the touts who earn commissions on tickets booked by them. This drive was intended to save the passengers from black marketing of tickets and also to put a stop to the loss of revenue to the Indian Railways as the touts carry out their business without a proper licence. The SCR officials also requested the passengers to purchase tickets from reservation counters and authorised travel agents only.
Srikanth Appani @srikanth_appani #Hippi is a modern day romantic love story wid a bold & unconventional storytelling, dealt wid abnormal cuts. The film intelligently reflects present day millennial mindset in its approach. @ActorKartikeya has given a fabulous performance & proves his worth as a future star. @DiganganaS is top notch as a heroine with promising screen presence… @im_tnkrishna has done an appreciable work… Production by @theVcreations is grandeur… Overall a good film… For those with a tinge of gullible mindset and a beguiling heart, this film is a winner… #Hippi – undoubtedly, it’s a entertainer @ActorKartikeya nd @DiganganaS steal the show @vennelakishore leaved his mark on few scenes @im_tnkrishna brought new age love story. #Funride Ranjith Kumar @TheGabbeta #Hippi is reallllly a different story and a MUST watch movie. @ActorKartikeya, excellent acting and amazing music… entire team Pratap @iamPratapPola #Hippi is awesome. 2019 recent movies lo the best movie…#SalmanKhan Bharat Hyd lo kastame inka. Songs have a wonderful melody…planning to watch 2nd time. @ActorKartikeya @DiganganaS @theVcreations Pablo Escoboor @Escoboor #Hippi A futile youthful movie with no plot to talk about. It begins with heroine playing ‘erection cut’ prank & ends with hero proving that he’s potent. In b/n, you get to see marathon of Karthikeya baring his chest. Also has liberal usage of “Lechi..**” word. Awkwardly bad. Saritha Reddy @PSarithaReddy Kumar Sriramaneni @KumarTV5Cinema Karthikeya and Digangana in HippiTwitterDirector TN Krishna’s Telugu movie Hippi starring Kartikeya Gummakonda, Digangana Suryavanshi and JD Chakravarthy, has received MIXED review and rating from the audience around the world.Hippi is a romantic comedy-drama, which has been written and directed by TN Krishna. Kalaipuli S Thanu has bankrolled the movie under his banner V Creations. The movie has received an A certificate from the censor board and its runtime is 2.23 hours.Hippi movie story: The film is about an easy-going youngster Hippi (Karthikeya), which is full of humour and energy. But he loses peace of mind after he falls in love with a girl (Digangana). What happens when she opts for a live-in relationship with him forms the crux of the story.Analysis: TN Krishna has come up with an interesting subject for Hippi, which will connect with the youth. The first half of the film has comedy, romance, songs and bit of action to keep you glued to the screens. The second half is equally entertaining and engaging, say the audience.Performance: Karthikeya appears in a different avatar in Hippi and his electrifying performance is the highlight of the film. Digangana Suryavanshi has done a good job and her chemistry with the hero is one of the attraction. JD Chakravarthy and Vennela Kishore’s comedy timing are big assets of the movie. MD ASIF, Jazba Singh, and Shraddha Das have done justice to their roles, say the audience. Karthikeya and Digangana in HippiTwitterTechnical: Hippi has rich production values. Nivas K Prasanna’s songs and background score, RD Rajasekhar’s picturisation, action, punch dialogues, exotic locales, colourful costumes and KL Praveen’s editing are the attractions on the technical front, add the viewers.Hippi movie review live updates: We bring you some viewers’ response to the film shared on Twitter. Scroll down to see the audience’s reaction.Dhruv Sekhar @directordhruv Raja Chaitanya @rajachaitanya What actually stunned me in #Hippi was @rdrajasekar’s camera work. Every scene isn’t another pointless painting. It’s a fucking graffiti that the film deserves Well done sir. Goldyscooby @goldyscooby Done with #Hippi. One of my best in wrost movies I had experienced…. Most irretating.. Frustrating movie….. Toooo much of over actions…. Many of un meaning ful story plots… Charecters.. Charecterisations.. Biggest disappointment @ActorKartikeya Anna #Hippi View Point: #Hippi-ness overloaded; yet @ActorKartikeya shines well with ease. Kalashalalo nee pani ayipoindhi moothra shala kelli pani chesko … Ee joke we laughed alot sir #HIPPI Hippi is much more fun and better than expected. Music, cinematography, locations and humour was gud. A one time watchable stylish romantic movie. #Hippi #hippi movie is simply superb …again @ActorKartikeya proved what he is Dilip dev @dilipdev72 Ismart Cva @SHIVAPURI12 Jalapathy Gudelli @JalapathyG @vennelakishore kaka you never disappoint… “Kalashalalo nee pani ayipoindhi moothra shala kelli pani chesko” #Hippi
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Related posts:23,000 Nicaraguans seek asylum in Costa Rica: UN Two dead in Nicaragua protest violence as Ortega calls for ‘peace’ US warns Nicaragua as more killed in unrest Nicaraguan student leaders meet with former President Oscar Arias Ortega also said that Nicaraguans that haven’t committed crimes can return and won’t be prosecuted or attacked.“Those who feel free of sin can come back with the assurance that no one is going to detain them,” Ortega said.The Nicaraguan president said that between April and June some 26,000 people had left to Costa Rica “not because they’re criminals,” but because of the political situation in Nicaragua.Since the protests started on April 18, more than 300 people have died and more than 2,000 have been injured. There is still an unknown number of detained and missing people.The United Nations said 23,000 people have fled to Costa Rica to seek asylum due to the political crisis in Nicaragua. An anti-government protester makes a graffiti reading “Daniel out”, referring to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, during a march dubbed “United Nicaragua will never be defeated” in Granada, Nicaragua on August 25, 2018.Thousands marched Saturday in different cities in Nicaragua demanding the freedom of political prisoners and the removal of President Daniel Ortega, as Ortega’s supporters demonstrated for him. AFP Photo / Inti Ocon Facebook Comments “We’re going to tell them with all clarity and if the [Costa Ricans] want to leave them there, that’s their problem,” Ortega said during a party function.After his statements, the minister of foreign relations of Costa Rica said via WhatsApp that they “can’t give information about asylum seekers or refugees” because that information is confidential. Daniel Ortega said on Wednesday that he’ll ask Costa Rica to hand over Nicaraguan refugees that committed crimes during protests and political crisis in Nicaragua. Costa Rica responded that information regarding refugees is confidential.Ortega said he’ll ask Costa Rica for “a list of people seeking asylum,” to point out who committed crimes during protests and should face justice. Facing terrorism charges and death threats, thousands of Nicaraguans flee to Costa Rica
5 Comments Share Wow, never thought this would go down, but God’s will always wins! Dallas y’all ready to make this thing happen!?!! I’m backkkkk!! #Duffingtonpost #XiX pic.twitter.com/wYoq5rtcvX— Brice Butler (@Brice_Butler) September 18, 2018Butler left Dallas on less-than-ideal terms. He expressed concern entering free agency that he wouldn’t return to the Cowboys if he wasn’t a starter projected to be a big part of the offense. Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis (27) tackles Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Brice Butler (12) during the second half of a preseason NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories That led him to Arizona, where there was a wide open opportunity to win a starting role alongside Larry Fitzgerald.Related LinksArizona Sports NFL Week 3 Power Rankings: Cardinals hit bottomBehind Enemy Lines: New-era Bears visit CardinalsLarry Fitzgerald buying patrons’ meals to help ailing Scottsdale deli ownerBut as the Cardinals chopped their roster to 53 players before the regular season, Butler was a surprise release after appearing No. 2 on their receiver depth chart throughout the preseason.Behind Fitzgerald, Arizona instead opted to keep second-round pick Christian Kirk, the speedy-yet-inconsistent J.J. Nelson, second-year pro Chad Williams and undrafted Trent Sherfield.The Cowboys had yet to make a Butler signing official as of Tuesday morning, but coach Jason Garrett did confirm on Monday that they were in talks with the free agent receiver, according to the team website.Butler caught 15 passes for 317 yards and three touchdowns for Dallas last year. He has played for the Oakland Raiders (2013-14) and Cowboys (2015-17) over his five prior NFL seasons. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Receiver Brice Butler left the Dallas Cowboys this offseason intent on proving he was more than a second thought. After spending training camp and preseason with the Arizona Cardinals only to be released before the 2018 season began, it was Dallas that gave him a second thought.Butler announced over Twitter that he was back with the Cowboys on Tuesday morning. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires
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total number of people forced from their homes by all active wildfires at about 250000 Here’s the latest on the California wildfires What President Trump said President Donald Trump tweeted about the wildfires Saturday morning without mentioning the victims Instead he criticized forest management and threatened to withhold federal payments to California There is no reason for these massive deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor Billions of dollars are given each year with so many lives lost all because of gross mismanagement of the forests Remedy now or no more Fed payments Donald J Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 10 2018 His comments prompted backlash among firefighters politicians and celebrities in the fire-besieged state This is an absolutely heartless response There arent even politics involved Just good American families losing their homes as you tweet evacuating into shelters https://tco/DJ4PN26bLZ KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 10 2018 Where are the California wildfires The above wildfire map from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection shows fires burning in several parts of the state including the Camp Fire and the Woolsey Fire Fires are spreading through multiple national forests including the Sierra Nevada National Forest Mendocino National Forest Modoc National Forest Lassen National Forest and Plumas National Forest The California wildfire map also shows fires burning in the areas north and south of of San Francisco and parts surrounding Los Angeles where the map shows the perimeter of the Woolsey Fire which has spread out toward the coast How big are the California wildfires The Camp Fire in Northern California grew to over 100000 acres (170 square miles) by Sunday from 5000 acres on Thursday according to the AP The entire town of Paradise Calif was scorched with more than a 6000 buildings destroyed A spokesperson for Cal Fire said that the fire was 25% contained as of Sunday The 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