UK: Deutsche Bahn launched an integrated engineering and consultancy service for the UK rail industry at the Railtex 2017 trade fair.The combined portfolio brings together the rolling stock expertise of DB Systemtechnik and DB’s established UK technical consultancy ESG Rail with the infrastructure and operating knowledge of DB Engineering & Consulting.At present the three businesses will retain their existing identities, but the longer term intention is to move to single brand.‘We believe the UK to be an important market for us and think that our global experience in the fields of rolling stock engineering, high speed, infrastructure and light rail will bring many benefits to this market’, said Christoph Kirschinger, DB Systemtechnik’s General Manager Sales. ‘DB Systemtechnik, ESG Rail and DB Engineering & Consulting will bring a depth of expertise and knowledge to the industry that will help us to become a key player and the largest specialist rail consultancy in the UK.’
Share Share Tweet Share LocalNews DSC graduates charged to spread knowledge by: Dominica Vibes News – March 17, 2016 802 Views 2 comments Sharing is caring! The one hundred and five (105) students who graduated from the Dominica State College (DSC)on Wednesday 16 March 2016 during the institution’s 13th commencement ceremony,spring edition, have been charged by President Donald Peters to share the knowledge that they have gained at the college with the rest of the world.Dr. Peters said that the absence of facts, knowledge, contexts and analytical skills and cognitive skills among the population is lacking.“I am charging you today as graduates of the Dominica State College to do everything you can to help someone in your neighborhood to come back to college. More importantly, I want you to take the knowledge that you have gained here and help people think before they talk”.Dr. Peters, who reminded the graduates that they are now part of the 14 percent of Dominicans with a college education, said much is therefore expected of them.“We need your energy and your perspective, your courage and your youthfulness, to help our people become knowledgeable and simultaneously develop our nation to become a functioning state within the global community.He encouraged the graduates to make a difference by using the scientific and other skills they have learnt at the college.Moreover, Keynote Speaker PHD lecturer at the Dominica State College, Hermancia Eugene enlightened the students on the authentic happiness theory. She urged the graduates that as they make another step in their educational journey to find happiness in whatever they do and the life choices they make.“To achieve authentic happiness there are four components that are needed; one must continue to possess a true family. Individuals who continue to impact on your lives in a positive, these individuals never fail to let you know when you have made the wrong choice. Secondly one must have a high self-esteem. The self-esteem that you acquire does not only come through accomplishments but also through recovery or failure.”Ms. Eugene further advised the students to find purpose and meaning in what they do and. “I say to you graduates, do what you love, do what brings the pleasure feeling while being productive. Allow your life to have meaning no matter what you do. Lastly, but not least, one should have a spiritual life. Nurture your spiritual life or at least live by a code of ethics.”This Spring Graduation marks the 3rd commencement ceremony at the new Dominica State College Facility at Stockfarm.– / 139
Spiritt Airlines mendarat darurat gara-gara ada bau mirip kaus kaki kotor (TheTravel) Penerbangan dengan Spirit Airlines terpaksa melakukan pendaratan darurat setelah beberapa penumpang mengeluh ada rasa terbakar di tenggorokan dan sakit di dada. Tak hanya itu, tercium juga bau mirip dengan kaus kaki kotor.Baca juga: Mesin Meledak di Ketinggian 11.000 Meter, Southwest Airlines Mendarat Darurat di PhiladelphiaKabarPenumpang.com melansir dari laman businessinsider.sg (27/7/2018), penerbangan tersebut berangkat dari Bandara LaGuardia di New York dengan tujuan ke Fort Lauderdale di Florida. Sayangnya karena bau mirip kaus kaki kotor tersebut penerbangan itu harus dialihkan ke Myrtle Beach di South Carolina pada Kamis (26/7/2018) malam. Keputusan pendaratan darurat diambil kru pesawat Spirit Airlines dengan nomor penerbangan 779 saat bau sudah tersebar dalam kabin. Dari pendaratan darurat tersebut 220 penumpang harus diturunkan dari pesawat dan tujuh sampai sepuluh orang dilarikan kerumah sakit untuk mendapat perawatan medis dengan salah seorang penumpang wanita ditemukan tidak sadarkan diri.Dalam penyelidikan awal, pihak berwengan menganggap bau dan rasa sakit yang dialami penumpang terkait dengan beberapa jenis bahan kimia di pesawat. Namun, sayangnya tidak ada hal yang tak wajar ditemukan dalam kabin.“Laporan kami mengungkapkan bahwa beberapa orang penumpang di pesawat terpapar zat yang tidak diketahui. Pesawat telah dikosongkan dan kami mengisolasinya serta mencoba untuk berhubungan dengan petugas kebakaran di bandara,” ujar seorang petugas dari Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue.Lt. Christian Sliker, dari Dinas Pemadam Kebakaran Myrtle Beach mengatakan, setelah pemantauan secara spesifik dan awak hazmat masuk kedalam pesawat tidak ada zat yang ditemukan. Selain itu pesawatnya pun bersih secara keseluruhan.Baca juga: Seorang Pria Oleskan Tinja di Dua Toilet, United Airlines Terpaksa Mendarat DaruratKemudian atas insiden ini, semua penumpang dialihkan ke pesawat berbeda yang sudah disiapkan maskapai Spirit Airlines dan meninggalkan Bandara Myrtle Beach pada Jumat (27/7/2018) pukul 03.30 pagi waktu setempat dan mendarat dengan selamat di Fort Lauderdale pukul 04.45 pagi waktu setempat.Kejadian ini juga membuat pihak maskapai terus menyelidiki penyebab bau tersebut dan hingga kini belum jelas apakah bau tersebut benar-benar dari kaus kaki kotor seorang penumpang atau bukan. Bahkan pihak Spirit juga mempertimbangkan adanya beberapa penumpang yang seenaknya melepas sepatu dan kaus kaki dalam pesawat sehingga tak heran dugaan itu patut dicurigai sebagai penyebab pendaratan darurat pesawat tersebut.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedPilot Lupa Aktifkan Pengatur Tekanan Kabin, Jet Airways Terpaksa Return to Base25/09/2018In “Bandara”Bawa Penumpang Pengidap Kolera, ASL Airlines ‘Kurung’ Penumpang Lainnya Selama Satu Jam!12/09/2018In “Bandara”Karena Alasan Medis, Jetstar JQ127 Tujuan Bali Terpaksa Mendarat Darurat19/09/2017In “Bandara”
Paris Saint-Germain’s new forward, Kylian Mbappe, has revealed that he was inspired to become a professional footballer, after a short stint at Chelsea as an 11-year-old.Mbappe recalls playing alongside Tammy Abraham and Jeremie Boga, currently both on loan at Swansea and Birmingham respectively, for the Blues’ U-12 team.“It was a wonderful experience,” he told The Telegraph.“Chelsea was the first great club, the first big club, that I went to visit. So it was a real discovery for me.“I was coming from my grassroots, amateur club. It was a whole new world. Of course I had an idea what a great football club was like but I was really impressed by the working culture and the mentality of wanting to be better day-in, day-out.“And visiting this infrastructure helped me, actually, with my development. I saw things differently because up until then I had just a French mentality and after that I could pick what was positive in other mentalities and build my own.”Mbappe recalls winning the game against Charlton, before getting to meet Didier Drogba and Florent Malouda, who were still at Stamford Bridge at the time.He added: “An idea has been reinforced since I was a kid – not just because I went to Chelsea. I always thought: ‘I want to be there, I want to be one of those big players who is trying to give people fun out of the game’. And I have given everything to reach that objective. Now I am on the other side of the camera, on the other side of the TV. That’s the only difference.”
Elijah Mooneyham has been a dedicated sports fan his whole life. Born and raised in Cleveland, he has his best days when his hometown teams are winning. Elijah is currently on-air talent/producer on two shows, The Main Event and The Moon Hour, where you can find on AllSportsCleveland.com. He also has an insane passion for professional wrestling, so catch his opinions on the world of professional wrestling. Cub Swanson can once again quiet his haters in Fresno, California when he takes on fellow Californian Brian Ortega. Swanson is a well-rounded fighter and was last seen picking apart overmatched Artem Lobov in a performance he hoped would earn him a title shot. It did not and here he is, once again trying to send a statement to UFC President Dana White and current UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway. However, Ortega will look to make his name at Swanson’s expense.Ortega is undefeated and has only suffered a no-contest. He’s extremely talented on the ground and could really do some damage on Killer Cub in that facet of the fight. The big question mark will be how he measures up with Swanson on their feet. If he starts getting teed off on, he should abort his mission and go to the ground. Of course, that’s if Cub lets him.Below are my predictions for the UFC Fight Night: Fresno main card.Albert Morales vs. Benito LopezEryk Anders vs. Markus PerezScott Holtzman vs. Darrell HorcherMarlon Moraes vs. Aljamain SterlingJason Knight vs. Gabriel BenitezCub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega Related TopicsUFC Fight Night: Fresno Eli Mooneyham
Ashley Bastock LOS ANGELES– Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield won the award for best college athlete at the 2018 ESPY Awards.During the 2017 season, Mayfield had a 70.5 completion percentage, passing for 43 touchdowns and 4,627 yards. Following his season, the Browns selected Mayfield with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft.Shortly after Mayfield won the award, the Browns tweeted out congratulations to their rookie QB:Congrats, @bakermayfield! ?#ESPYS2018 pic.twitter.com/SptzKPg1LX— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) July 19, 2018 Ashley is a former basketball player who covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians and high school sports for NEO Sports Insiders. She also covers the Cavs for SB Nation’s Fear The Sword. Ashley is a 2015 graduate of John Carroll University and previously worked in political journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AshleyBastock42 Related Topics
Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. With the All-Star game at Progressive Field closing in, today Major League Baseball announced a couple events that will take place Sunday, July 7th at Progressive Field.The league announced that Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett and The Blackhearts as well as Cleveland’s Own Welshly Arms will perform during the Sunday events. All-Star Sunday festivities begin with a battle of Cleveland vs. The World in this year’s MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game at 5:00 p.m. A full roster of names from movies, television, music and sports being announced shortly. Gates open to fans at 3:00 p.m. with the first 15,000 fans in the ballpark receiving a limited-edition MLB All-Star Game Collectible guitar pick.Prior to the Celebrity Softball Game’s first pitch, Cleveland’s own Welshly Arms takes the stage for a two-song set. Their 2017 single “Legendary” to date has earned platinum certification in Germany and Switzerland, cracked over 90 million Spotify streams, received 2 million Shazams and soared to the Top 15 of Alternative Radio. No Place Is Home [Republic Records] is the group’s 2018 full-length debut.For the second game of our All-Star Sunday doubleheader, Hall of Famer and five-time All-Star Jim Thome and four-time All-Star Dennis Martínez will serve as managers during the 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Now in its 21st year, the game features the top Minor League prospects and will feature an American League vs. National League format. Future All-Stars that have taken the field at the All-Star Futures Game before making Major League rosters include Mike Trout, Javier Báez, Christian Yelich, Bryce Harper, Aaron Judge and Francisco Lindor.Following the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will perform a special set that includes the iconic rock classic “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll.” As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, Jett had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics “Bad Reputation,” “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” “I Hate Myself For Loving You,” and “Crimson and Clover.”To cap off All-Star Sunday, fans in attendance will experience the “All-Star Rock N’ Blast,” a special adaptation of the Indians award-winning annual fireworks and multimedia show. The immersive experience features nearly 20 minutes of music, fireworks and multimedia extending around the entire ballpark. Related TopicsJoan Jett and The BlackheartsMLB All Star GameWelshly Arms Matt Loede
FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Lakes in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge are almost entirely ice free after several weeks of warming weather. Law Enforcement Officer Rob Barto says outdoor enthusiasts should be very careful… Smaller lakes include Dolly Varden Lake, Rainbow Lake, and other areas in the canoe system. Barto said Watson Lake also has plenty of open water and is unsafe for travel. With the end of one season, another is beginning… Barto: “Most of the big lakes are open water now with no ice and all of the smaller lakes that still have ice would be unsafe to travel upon.” Barto: “Course with the open water they can fish, all the lakes are still open for fishing. There’s lots of people out just walking around, looking at stuff. There’s some bird migrations through here and that sort of thing. The lake activities are pretty limited right now, just due to the unsafe ice conditions and the smaller lakes being closed.” Barto said there bigger lakes are also open for boating.
Story as aired: The Soldotna Parks and Recreation Department is taking advantage of the recent frozen temperatures and doing what they can to bring some “winter fun” to community members. The Parks Department has been hot-mopping the skating path at Soldotna Creek Park for individuals to go out and skate.Soldotna Parks and Recreation Director Andrew Carmichael: “The skating path at Soldotna Creek will be up and running tonight, gonna through a few more coats on that thing. Getting it ready and as smooth as possible.” People are welcome to skate as long as the lights are on. Parks and Recreation reminds people that the paths are available for skating only. If pond hockey is your game then Arc Lake, across town will be open and ready with a full ice rink after Parks and Rec dusts off the recent snowfall. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享While frigid temperatures have had many Kenai residents spending as much time indoors as possible, some local residents will have the opportunity to take advantage of outdoor activities, including ice skating at Soldotna Creek Park. The Parks Department staff will continue to check ice conditions to ensure safety for those wanting to get out and partake.
The Vixens started brightly, with Lauren Hemp firing inches wide in the opening minutes of the game.Liverpool started to dominate shortly after with Jess Clarke looking dangerous out-wide and England threatening in the box. A number of chances fell to England which she failed to capitalise on, Danique Kerkdijk was often on hand to clear the ball away.On 20 minutes City Women had their most clear-cut chance of the half, with Julie Biesmans firing from range. Her effort was tipped on to the bar by Siobhan Chamberlain and the visitors started to press.Minutes later, the ball fell to Yana Daniels in the box after a flick on from Charlie Estcourt, the Belgian international fired just over the bar with a half volley.On the half-hour mark, Chamberlain was called upon again after Chloe Arthur’s low-driven effort was heading for the corner of her net, but the England shot-stopper got down quickly to save excellently.On the stroke of half-time Liverpool almost took the lead, Clarke’s cross found Ali Johnson, whose effort was tipped onto the bar by Sophie Baggaley.The first-half finished goalless, with City Women feeling they should be one or two goals ahead.Liverpool struck immediately after the break. From the kick-off, Lauren Hemp found herself through on goal, but her effort was fired wide. Liverpool re-grouped and advanced up-field, Clarke fired a cross into England who got on the end of it to nudge past Baggaley.Shortly after, England almost doubled the Reds lead with a powerful header, but it went just over the bar.On the hour mark, she did double the lead. The striker, who is on loan from Chelsea, struck a shot from the edge of the box which sailed into the top corner of the net.Bristol City Women pressed for the last 20 minutes in order to get back into the game, but it was in vain as Liverpool held on for all three points.Bristol City Women: Baggaley, Brown, Kerkdijk, Matthews, Allen, Biesmans, Turner ©, Daniels, Estcourt (Fergusson 70), Arthur (Humphrey 80), Hemp. Subs not used: Watson, Dykes, Palmer, P Wilson, E Wilson.City Women welcome Sunderland on Saturday, February 10th. Tickets are available here.Photo credit – Will Cheshire