Image of the Day: USNS Yukon, USS America RAS

first_img Authorities View post tag: Naval Image of the Day: USNS Yukon, USS America RAS View post tag: Image of the Day The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) departs after transferring fuel to the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during an underway replenishment-at-sea. October 6, 2014 Follow @navaltoday View post tag: News by topic View post tag: americascenter_img View post tag: Navy America is the first ship of its class, replacing the Tarawa-class of amphibious assault ships and is scheduled to be commissioned Oct. 11 in San Francisco.[mappress]Press Release, October 06, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Huey D. Younger Jr. View post tag: RAS Back to overview,Home naval-today Image of the Day: USNS Yukon, USS America RAS View post tag: USNS Yukon View post tag: USS America Share this articlelast_img read more

Shanghai Shenhua offer Man Utd extension to Ighalo with a major catch

first_img Promoted ContentLil Nas X’s Hit Song Is Becoming The Longest #1 Song Ever2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-FlowWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?What Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?Top 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too Soon10 Largest Cities In The World It is added that the striker will earn £400,000 as part of his new deal in Asia, which will run until December 2024. Part of Shanghai Shenhua’s decision to soften their stance comes from the fact that Ighalo may not be allowed back into China before the end of June due to border restrictions. Ighalo revealed after his move to Old Trafford how he stayed up long into the night after deadline day had passed, in a bid to see his dream move go through. read also:Ighalo happy to sacrifice £80k-a-week to stay at Man Utd The 30-year-old lifelong United fan hit the ground running underboss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the season’s extended break, scoring four goals in three starts. Indeed, Ighalo scored in United’s last game, a 5-0 win over Austrian side LASK which effectively put the Red Devils into the quarter-finals of the Europa League. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img Shanghai Shenhua will allow Odion Ighalo to remain at Manchester United until January on the condition that he signs a new contract with the Chinese club, according to reports. Ighalo’s loan expires in June but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke about signing him permanently United remain locked in talks with Shanghai Shenhua about extending the striker’s stay at Old Trafford, with his current deal set to run out on Monday. The Chinese side have been adamant throughout the discussions that Ighalo must return to China ahead of the start of the new Chinese Super League season, pencilled in for the end of June at the earliest. The only previous deal they were willing to consider was another loan deal with an obligation to buy. However, there were signs earlier this week that Shanghai Shenhua’s stance had softened and, according to Sky Sports News, they have now agreed to let the Nigeria international stay until January. The source says that Ighalo will now be allowed to stay in Manchester before he then returns to China to fulfil his new deal with his parent club.Advertisementlast_img read more

USC launches student car-sharing program

first_imgIn Los Angeles, finding fast and inexpensive transportation can be a challenge for many USC students, but with the launch of Wheelz — a car-sharing company that pays car owners to rent their vehicles to other students — university officials predict that student transportation will become less of a chore.“Wheelz is an additional transportation solution that complements our existing programs,” said Tony Mazza, director of USC Transportation. “This will provide more options to students who currently do not have access to a car as well as a way for car owners to generate income.”Unlike Zipcar, a specialized agency that rents cars to USC students at hourly rates, Wheelz allows students with cars on campus to rent their vehicles to other students.Molly Gerth, Wheelz’s public relations director, said students earn on average $200 a month sharing their cars and those Trojans who borrow other students’ vehicles can do so for rates much lower than those of a regular rental car agency.“It’s a great system because the money goes back to your peers, you save on parking and it helps limit traffic congestion,” Gerth said. “Plus, it’s convenient for students who need cars on short notice.”Wheelz’s car-sharing system is keyless so students do not have to meet to exchange keys. Wheelz installs a free electronic device inside participating students’ cars so students who rent the car can download a mobile application that automatically unlocks the vehicle upon arriving.Wheelz Marketing and Communication Director Aaron Platshon said Wheelz has a $1-million insurance policy that protects car owners and drivers from accidents and theft and provides a 24/7 roadside assistance service.“Although Wheelz drivers have been driving safely and responsibly, we understand accidents do happen and we must be prepared,” Platshon said.Wheelz first launched at Stanford last September and has since expanded to UC Berkeley, UCLA and now USC.Devon Graves, a senior majoring in philosophy, said he does not plan to participate in the program.“There is no way I’d trust random students with my car,” Grave said. “I know [Wheelz has] an insurance policy, but there’s still way too much liability.”Though Wheelz conducts background checks and links the car-sharing program to Facebook, car-owners cannot choose who rents their vehicle.“What happens if I rent my car to a guy who has a little too much to drink and spills stuff all over the floor?” Graves said. “Or worse, what happens if he hits someone? I could never live with myself if I rented a car to someone who killed another driver in an accident.”Bella Urrea, a sophomore majoring in philosophy, politics and law, said she is willing to share her car with other students.“I would totally do it,” Urrea said. “I have a car on campus and don’t need it every day so I’d be happy to share it with fellow Trojans.”Urrea said the income she would generate through car-sharing is not the only reason why she would participate in the program.“It’s the sense of camaraderie. We’re the Trojan Family and I trust that students who borrow my car will treat it with respect just like I would respect their vehicles.”last_img read more

House approves Rep VanderWall bill helping downtown Manistee landmark

first_img Categories: News,VanderWall News 25Oct House approves Rep. VanderWall bill helping downtown Manistee landmark The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved state Rep. Curt VanderWall’s bill that would enhance civic, arts and social event opportunities in downtown Manistee and potentially other small towns across Michigan.VanderWall’s bill lowers the population threshold for local governments to receive special liquor licenses connected with a municipally owned civic center or auditorium. The legislation would lower the population needed from the current 9,500 citizens to 5,500, potentially affecting about 50 additional Michigan towns.In Manistee, the legislation would allow the city-owned Ramsdell Theatre to get a license to offer alcohol during events such as plays, special performances and weddings.“One of the best things about downtown Manistee is the Ramsdell,” VanderWall said. “Its value would be greatly enhanced if it were able to get a liquor license the same way municipal facilities in larger cities already do. The current law seems to have a population requirement that is arbitrary and works against small towns like Manistee, and this legislation will change that.”VanderWall, of Ludington, said the legislation will allow government-owned facilities such as the Ramsdell to become more financially self-sufficient.House Bill 4411 advances to the Senate for further consideration.###last_img read more

Tele Columbus HQ German cable operator Tele Columb

first_imgTele Columbus HQGerman cable operator Tele Columbus’s management confirmed their full-year financial guidance on the back of respectable Q3 results, despite a delay in the launch of the group’s new unified brand, PŸUR.Tele Columbus’s revenues grew by 4.3% to €123.3 million in Q3, while normalised EBITDA rose by 7.2% to €68.3 million.The company added 15,000 internet and 17,000 telephony revenue-generating units in the quarter taking its internet and telephony totals to 564,000 and 545,000 respectively, and blended ARPU rose by 5.5% to €17.20. The number of TV customers has declined by 2.3% year-on-year to 2.38 million, but the number of premium TV customers rose by 2.4% to 432,000.The group commercially launched the PŸUR brand on October 4, providing a unified identity for its constituent offerings. Tele Columbus said it had made progress integrating the former Primacom and Pepcom networks. The company recently struck an agreement with Vodafone to acquire its stake in Munich-based service provider Kabelfernsehen München Servicenter (KMS).Ronny Verhelst, outgoing CEO, said: “We have had an ambitious plan for 2017, and the company is responding well to the challenge.Clearly, projects remain to be finished but we are making very good progress.”His replacement, Timm Degenhardt, said: “The company is preparing the platform for sustained organic growth; all important elements are there, or are being prepared, and I look forward to bringing it all together with the team.”last_img read more