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  • American national collapses on ground while playing cricket dies

    first_imgKolkata: An American national collapsed while playing cricket with local boys and was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead on the arrival in Durgapur on Thursday.Timothi Patrick (32) was staying in Durgapur since October last year with his wife Hannah. He worked with a multinational company and came to India for some business. He had to stay in India till 2021. He was staying in a rented flat at the ward number 21 in Durgapur police limits. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaAs Timothi and Hannah were living in Durgapur for almost a year, they had got familiarised with local residents. They often interacted with them and sometimes Timothi played cricket with them. On Thursday afternoon, when local youths were playing cricket with Timothi, he suddenly collapsed on the ground. He was immediately rushed to a private hospital in Durgapur where he was declared dead on the arrival. The police were immediately informed. Upon getting the information of death of an American national here, Officer-in- Charge of the police station informed his superiors. Timothi’s body has been sent to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital for an autopsy. Meanwhile, the American Consulate was also informed about his death. According to a source, doctors suspect that Timothi suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while playing cricket with the local boys. But the exact cause of death will be ascertained after the autopsy examination. An unnatural death case has been initiated at the Durgapur police station. The police are keeping in touch with the American Consulate in Kolkata in this regard.last_img read more

  • California sound system tries to keep whales and ships apart

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Scientists have installed an underwater sound system they hope will reduce collisions between whales and ships in the Santa Barbara Channel off Southern CaliforniaThe Los Angeles Times reports Friday that a listening station on the channel floor is able to capture whale calls as far as 30 miles (48 kilometres) away. That device is connected by cable to a buoy floating above that transmits data by satellite to scientists on shore.From there, captains can be alerted to slow their ships down.It’s the latest attempt to prevent ships from running into whales in the channel, where cargo vessels in and out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach cross feeding grounds of endangered blue, fin and humpback whales.The system is being tested and will fully launch in early 2020.___Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/The Associated Press read more

  • Contribution of volunteers hailed at UN event

    “[Volunteers] help us carry out our work in sometimes difficult and dangerous conditions,” Mr. Annan said in a message at a UN General Assembly event marking the official close of the International Year of Volunteers. “They fight poverty and marginalization. They bring assistance to those in need and help us protect the global environment.””In these troubled times, volunteers are a shining example of the brave and caring face of our humanity,” Mr. Annan said.For her part, the head of the UN Volunteers (UNV) programme told the audience that through volunteer efforts this past year, numerous national governments, the Council of Europe, the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the United Nations have passed resolutions and enacted legislation that will support volunteering at national and international levels in the years ahead.”Now is our chance to assess our best volunteer practices and pull together our studies of national volunteerism, our best arguments for better conditions for volunteers, our proposals for pro-volunteer legislation and our strategic vision for a global volunteer network,” Executive Coordinator Sharon Capeling-Alakija said. “This will position us to be effective in encouraging governments and the UN system to take further steps in support of volunteers as time goes on.”Meanwhile, the Acting President of the General Assembly, Ambassador Dumisani Kumalo of South Africa, called for a renewed commitment to supporting the volunteer movement “because it is people’s desire to help one another which makes for the harmonious and peaceful co-existence which is at the heart of the ideals of the United Nations to which we all aspire.”After the Assembly event, Mr. Annan accepted a gift from Canada of a sculpture designed by Anthony Testa of the Royal Canadian Mint that is dedicated to the spirit of volunteerism. read more

  • UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage

    The future of our remaining heritage will depend largely on the decisions and actions of the present generation of young people who will soon become the leaders and decision-makers of tomorrow,?h the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said in a note about the week-long international youth forum. About 80 men and women – aged between 18 and 30 – gathered at the official opening of the forum, organized by UNESCO around the theme of “Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Road.” Today?fs event was held at the Yuelu Academy, which is now part of Hunan University but is believed to have been founded in 976. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova was among the speakers who opened the forum, which seeks to raise awareness among youth about the need to preserve heritage and cultural locations, as well as to help to shape a scholarship and training programme aimed at young people. According to UNESCO, each participant is from a country along the Silk Road, which once stretched from China through India to the Middle East and Europe. In addition to carrying merchandise and commodities, the constant movement and mixing of populations along the Silk Route ?galso brought about the transmission of knowledge, ideas, cultures and beliefs, which had a profound impact on the history and civilizations of the Eurasian peoples,?h the Paris-based UN agency said. The youth forum will travel later this week to Quanzhou, located at the south-east coast of China. A cultural heritage site, Quanzhou is also known for linking the ?gmaritime Silk Road?h which fanned out to nearly 100 countries and regions, according to UNESCO. read more

  • Topdown and diesel motoring drives new car market forward

    New car market has risen 2.7 per cent over the year-to-date, to 1,137,490 units May registrations dipped 2.8 per cent – or 5,579 cars – to 194,480 units The market for convertible cars continues to soar, rising 32.1 per cent to 50,203 cars from January to May 2004 Diesel models now account for more than 30 per cent of all new cars sold SMMT chief executive Christopher Macgowan commented, ‘Until 6 June, the world motoring spotlight will continue to be focussed firmly on Birmingham’s NEC. But while many visitors will have come to The Sunday Times Motor Show Live to enjoy the new interactive features, it is also a fact that many more have the serious business of car buying in mind. We forecast that 2.6 million new cars will leave showrooms by the end of this year and you can be sure that a significant proportion of buying choices will have been made during this year’s motor show.’For more comment and analysis please click on the link below.DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

  • Lavender Prahalis combo leads Bucks to blistering start

    Following the Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament Championship last weekend, Ohio State’s women’s basketball team is looking ahead to another full slate of games in the upcoming week. The Buckeyes play at home tonight against UNC Greensboro before playing in the Buckeye Classic this weekend at St. John Arena. As part of a two-game tournament, OSU will play IUPUI followed by either California or Southern. The Buckeyes have dominated their opponents early in the season, winning by an average of nearly 24 points a game. UNC Greensboro, IUPUI, California and Southern have combined for a rather pedestrian 9-7 record so far this year.If any of them expect to compete with the Buckeyes, they will have to figure out a way to slow down OSU’s offense — a daunting task considering the Buckeyes have been scoring at will early in the season.Through five games, they average 91 points a game, up from 69 per contest last season, and their 367 total points in the WNIT were the most in tournament history.Junior center Jantel Lavender, who was named WNIT co-MVP with teammate Samantha Prahalis, said that it is her team’s depth that is responsible for the scoring outburst.“[Our team] has a ton of weapons,” Lavender said. “The freshmen bring a lot of different things to the table both defensively and offensively. I love playing with a team that is so deep.”It was depth that was on display in Sunday’s tournament finale against Oklahoma State. Including Lavender’s team-high 26 points, four of the Buckeye starters scored in double figures. Oklahoma State head coach Kurt Budke expects the Buckeyes to make a deep run in the NCAA tournament come season’s end. “They can hit you from many ways,” Budke said. “That is a very good team and they could definitely be in the Final Four.”If Budke is right, OSU would make just its second Final Four appearance in the program’s 43-year history.The Buckeyes take on UNC Greensboro tonight at 7 p.m. at the Schottenstein Center. read more

  • People urged to blow whistle on England player caught snorting cocaine at

    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. Footballers can be banned for two years if they test positive for Class A drugs.UK Anti-Doping collected almost 2,000 samples from Premier League players during the 2017-18 season.Six players failed tests for recreational drugs last season but their identities have not been revealed. The Football Association has appealed for people to come forward with information after a England footballer was allegedly caught taking cocaine in a nightclub.The unnamed sportsman, who plays for a premier league side, was reportedly spotted by a teammate snorting the Class A drug in the loo at a pre-Christmas party.A club source told The Sun newspaper that the footballer had emerged looking worse for wear and had been sent home in a taxi by the team manager who thought he was drunk.Professional footballers can be subjected to random drug testing at any time during the season, but it was claimed the player had given clean samples the day before the incident.A FA spokesman said it operated one of the most comprehensive anti-doping programmes in the world that was also aimed at preventing the use of recreational drugs.The spokesman also asked anyone with any information about the case to come forward.”Although incidents of doping in English football are very rare, it remains a priority for The FA to find and sanction anyone found taking performance-enhancing or recreational drugs.”We encourage anyone with information about any anti-doping violation in football to report it to The FA,” the spokesman said. read more

  • Measles vaccination advised before travel to World Cup in Russia PAHOWHO

    The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has recommended that all those travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ensure that they are up-to-date with all their vaccinations, including the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (also known as MMR).The 2018 World Cup will be hosted this year by Russia between June 14 and July 15.According to PAHO/WHO, the increase in international travel and the mass movement of people during events such as the World Cup increases the risk of transmission of diseases. It also increases the likelihood of travelers returning to their countries with diseases such as measles, which is highly contagious and can have grave consequences on the health of unvaccinated populations.“We recommend that people get vaccinated at least 15 days prior to travel,” said Cuauhtémoc Ruiz Matus, Head of the Comprehensive Family Immunization Unit at PAHO. “Those travelling to Russia should make sure that their vaccines are up-to-date, particularly those that protect against measles and rubella.”Last year, the number of new cases of measles in Europe quadrupled, infecting 22,360 people and leading to 36 deaths. In the first three months of 2018, Europe reported more than 18,000 cases of measles. France, Greece, Serbia and Ukraine are the countries with the highest number of cases. Russia reported more than 600 cases.Around one million people from all over the world are expected to travel to the World Cup. Of the 32 countries that will participate in the World Cup, 28 have reported cases of measles this year.Facts from the Health Organization outlined that in 2018, as of the last Measles and Rubella Bulletin issued May 19, 11 countries reported 1,194 confirmed cases of measles in the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (3 cases), Brazil (173 cases), Canada (11 cases), Colombia (25 cases), Ecuador (7 cases), Guatemala (1 case), Mexico (4 cases), Peru (2 cases), United States of America (63 cases), and Venezuela (904 cases).This is higher than the four countries that registered a total of 895 cases for all of 2017: Argentina (3 cases), Canada (45 cases), United States of America (120 cases) and Venezuela (727 cases).The region was declared free from endemic rubella in 2015 and measles in 2016.This followed a 22-year effort that included the mass vaccination of 450 million children, adolescents and adults under the age of 40 from all over the continent between 2003 and 2009.However, PAHO notes that imported cases and recent outbreaks in some countries have put these achievements at risk.“Maintaining the elimination of measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the Americas requires a vaccination coverage rate of at least 95%, as well as swift action to detect imported cases and break the chain of transmission,” affirmed Ruiz Matus.WHO/PAHO has been issuing warnings about the situation since May 2017, calling on countries to maintain high levels of vaccination coverage, strengthen surveillance, and urgently put into place measures to respond to suspected cases.During Vaccination Week in the Americas in April, and within the framework of the 2018 World Cup, PAHO underscored the urgent need to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.As part of Vaccination Week initiatives, eleven countries announced their intentions to strengthen immunization programs through the vaccination of 6 million people against measles. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedVaccination week 2018 aiming for 100% coverageApril 24, 2018In “Health”C’bean health ministers agree on new agenda to attain universal health by 2030September 29, 2017In “latest news”PAHO urges Caribbean to keep polio at bayOctober 24, 2018In “Regional” read more

  • Northbound lanes of I75 reopen after vehicle fire in West Broward

    first_imgWEST BROWARD, FLA. (WSVN) – An RV became engulfed by flames on Alligator Alley, in West Broward, Wednesday.The northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in West Broward were closed due to a vehicle fire.Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the RV fire, at Mile Marker 42, near Snake Road.Traffic was shutdown northbound near Mile Marker 41. However, lanes have since reopened.No one was injured.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

  • BSE closes points 14041 down on Jan 30

    first_imgNew Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 140.41 points down to stand at 20506.89. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 46.55 points down to stand at6073.70. Crompton Greaves and Oberoi Realty were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.48% and 6.66% along with Titan Company and IRB Infra with an increase of 3.94% and 3.73% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Bank of India and United Spirits with a decrease of 10.06% and 7.19% along with HDIL and Godrej Industries Ltd with a decrease of 6.56% and 6.32% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 47.02 points at 11,634.98 while the banking sector is down 309.01 points at 11,628.03 and the realty sector is down 26.70 points at 1,197.33. The Indian currency is down 0.57% at Rs 62.77 per dollar.last_img read more

  • UN seeks Myanmar report on rapes deaths of Rohingya women

    first_img.A United Nations women’s rights panel called on Myanmar on Tuesday to report within six months on rapes and sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls by its security forces in northern Rakhine state. The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) also asked authorities to provide details on women and girls killed in the violence since the army crackdown began in late August.The campaign, which followed attacks on police posts by Rohingya insurgents, has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh and left their villages burned to the ground.The rare request for an “exceptional report” from a country was only the panel’s fourth since 1982.Pope Francis met leaders of several faiths in majority-Buddhist Myanmar on Tuesday, stressing the importance of “unity in diversity” but making no mention of the minority Muslim Rohingya on his first day of a visit.He later said in a speech that civil conflict and hostilities there had “lasted all too long and created deep divisions”, but again did not refer to the Rohingya.The U.N. watchdog panel, composed of 23 independent experts, set a six-month deadline for the government to submit the report to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.”The Committee requested information concerning cases of sexual violence, including rape, against Rohingya women and girls by State security forces; and to provide details on the number of women and girls who have been killed or have died due to other non-natural causes during the latest outbreak of violence,” it said in a statement.The experts requested information on “investigations, arrests, prosecutions, convictions and sentences or disciplinary measures imposed on perpetrators, including members of the armed forces, found guilty of such crimes.”Specifically, they sought information on the battalions that have undertaken the “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine state since August 25 “and under whose command”.They asked whether instructions have been given or are being issued to all branches of state security forces that torture, sexual violence and expulsions are banned “and that those responsible will be prosecuted and punished”.The panel said it wanted to know how many Rohingya women and girls are being detained by security forces.Reuters reported on Monday that the U.N. Human Rights Council is expected to hold a special session in Geneva on December 5 on killings, rapes and other crimes committed against Rohingya in Myanmar.The watchdog panel said it had also “requested information on investigations, arrests, prosecutions, convictions and sentences or disciplinary measures imposed on perpetrators, including members of the armed forces, found guilty of such crimes”.last_img read more

  • Woody Woodpecker Is Back New Series to Launch on YouTube

    first_img Popular on Variety Universal Pictures Intl. has teamed with Universal 1440 Entertainment to create a new 10-episode series of Woody Woodpecker, directed by Alex Zamm.The series, comprised of five-minute episodes, will play next month on the Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish and English-language YouTube channels dedicated to Woody Woodpecker. The channels launched a year ago. In addition, a 13-minute documentary has been created to complement the new cartoons, “Bird Gone Wild: The Woody Woodpecker Story.” The doc goes behind the scenes with the makers of the new toons and takes a look back at the origins of the crazy bird. The documentary will also be available on the YouTube channels in December.“When we launched Woody Woodpecker on YouTube in 2017, the channels immediately resonated and the dedicated Portuguese channel for Brazil was a breakout hit; we knew there was a unique opportunity to do more with this favorite, classic character,” commented Rob Bell, EVP, International New Media, NBCUniversal Global Distribution. ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15center_img The Brazilian channel has attracted more than two million subscribers and the Spanish channel more than 700,000, Bell said. Given this success, “coupled with extremely high engagement and watch time,” Bell said, “it was clear there was an appetite to build upon the strength of the existing IP and a strategic opportunity for us to create original content.”Viewers of the Woody Woodpecker YouTube channels can already access hundreds of videos, including the classic Woody adventures created by Walter Lantz Productions from 1940-1972, and the modern seasons created after 1999. “Woody Woodpecker is my favorite impish trickster,” said Zamm. “It was an incredible honor to take a legacy character like this and create a whole new series of cartoons for him to star in. And it was also great to be able to include many of Walter Lantz’s other beloved characters.”last_img read more

  • Woman jumps in front of train ends life

    first_imgKolkata: A 55-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train here on Monday.The train was going to Howrah from Balurghat and the incident took place when it was passing through Kamarpukur in Gangarampur. The woman, identified as Sharbani Haldar, took the extreme step after she had a quarrel with her daughter. She was a resident of Shanti Colony in Gangarampur. Police rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy to Balurghat hospital. A probe has been initiated. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataThe police said the woman’s husband worked as a labourer. A few years ago, their daughter married a local youth. A substantial amount of dowry was claimed by the in-laws of her daughter. She allegedly demanded money whenever she visited her parents. The family had been suffering from acute financial crisis. On Monday, the woman committed suicide after she had a fight with her daughter over money matters. There was a huge traffic congestion following the incident. Normalcy was restored after the body was removed from the railway track. Sub-divisional police officer of Gangarampur Bipul Banerjee said: “The woman jumped before the moving the train. We have recovered the body and sent for autopsy.”last_img read more

  • Healthcare Claims Management Solutions Market is Projected Huge Growth with Top

    first_imgHealthcare Claims Management Solutions Market Healthcare Claims Management Solutions Market report, published by Allied Market Research, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $5,213 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 5.1% during the period 2016 – 2022. The software segment accounted for two-thirds share of the global market in 2015, owing to increase in adoption of software by healthcare payers to manage the aggrandized claims-related data and surge in the number of claims applications & insurance coverage requests.Download PDF Report Sample @ https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/request-sample/1863The web-based claims management systems segment accounted for two-thirds share of the global market in 2015, owing to the ease of accessibility offered by these systems. However, the cloud-based deployment segment is expected to grow rapidly by 2022, owing to the associated benefits of these systems such as secure data management, remote accessibility to data, and reduced costs of operations.In 2015, North America was the highest revenue contributor to the global market, owing to heavy expenditure to improve the healthcare infrastructure in the region, develop healthcare system, and increase insurance coverage in North American countries. However, the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period, owing to the latent opportunities available for players offering healthcare claims management solutions. The growth of the Asia-Pacific region is supplemented by proactive government initiatives to increase health insurance coverage, surge in geriatric population, and high prevalence of chronic diseases in the region. The healthcare claims management solutions market in Asia is in its nascent stage; thus, is expected to offer new opportunities to market players in the near future.Make an Enquiry before Buying @ https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/purchase-enquiry/1863Key Findings of the Healthcare Claims Management Solutions Market• In 2015, the software segment accounted for more than two-thirds share of the global market.• The web-based deployment segment contributed the highest revenue to the global market, accounting for more than two-third shares in 2015.• The cloud-based deployment segment is projected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period.• North America market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2016 to 2022.The major companies profiled in the report include Cerner Corporation, Avaya Inc., Oracle Corporation, Infor Inc., Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Athenahealth Inc., Accenture plc., IBM Corporation, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, and Genpact Limited.About Us:Allied Market Research, a market research and advisory company of Allied Analytics LLP, provides business insights and market research reports to large as well as small- & medium-scale enterprises. The company assists its clients to strategize business policies and achieve sustainable growth in their respective market domain.Allied Market Research provides one-stop solution right from data collection to investment advice. The analysts at Allied Market Research dig out factors that help clients understand the significance and impact of market dynamics. The company applies client’s insight on the factors such as strategies, future estimations, growth or fall forecasting, opportunity analysis, and consumer surveys among others. As follows, the company offers consistent business intelligence support to help clients transform into a prominent business firm.Contact Us:David Correa5933 NE Win Sivers Drive#205, Portland, OR 97220United StatesToll Free (USA/Canada):+1-800-792-5285, +1-503-894-6022, +1-503-446-114UK: +44-845-528-1300Hong Kong: +852-301-84916India (Pune): +91-20-66346060Fax: +1⟨855⟩550-5975last_img read more

  • Olympians strip down and deliver pickup lines in sexy video

    first_imgGAYSTARNEWS- 10 Olympians stopped by the Cosmopolitan offices recently. Instead of showing off their athletic skills, though, they showed off a little more skin — and pick-up lines.As Cosmo’s description says, the Winter Olympics are fun but the athletes aren’t ‘nearly as naked as their summer counterparts’. Hence this completely necessary and wonderful video.Steve Nyman, an alpine skier, is up first. Here’s his pick-up line: ‘Hey, babe, if you were a skiing event, I’d travel cross-country for you.’It only gets better from there.Take a closer lookHere are the other athletes featured in the video. Hagen Kearney, SnowboardingEvan Weinstock, BobsledTravis Ganong, Alpine SkiingJoey Mantia, SpeedskatingJohn Daly, SkeletonGus Kenworthy, Freestyle SkiingAndrew Kurka, Paralympic Alpine SkiingChris Mazdzer, LugeTucker West, LugeBesides the pick-up lines (‘I took second today, so you could come first’), perhaps the best part of the video is watching some of them get out of their uniforms. It definitely takes work.Needless to say, getting to know these athletes better is going to be a lot of fun over the next two weeks.The PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 have officially begun. The Opening Ceremonies are tomorrow (9 February).Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…center_img eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy: Anti-LGBT VP Mike Pence is ‘bad fit’ to lead Winter Olympics delegationLGBT history will be made at the Rio Olympics, starting with the first same-sex married couple to compete in the gamesWATCH: Gus Kenworthy discusses posing naked on a mountainRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/olympians-strip-down-sexy-video/last_img read more

  • Learn to Design a Better Customer Experience

    first_img Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. June 21, 2019 Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals Register Now » 2 min read You’ve got your SEO perfected, your content is on point and you’re drawing visitors to your site. So why aren’t they sticking around and buying anything?The problem might lie in your site’s UI or UX. UI stands for User Interface. It’s how your visitors interact with your site, and it has a huge effect on their decision-making process. UX stands for User Experience; it refers to how your potential clients feel about using your site or products.If UX and UI sound intimidating, don’t worry. The Ultimate UI & UX Designer Bundle covers all the tools you’ll need to optimize your site to increase profits.This bundle’s four courses start off by breaking down UX theory. You’ll learn how to research UX projects, run user testing sessions and create site wireframes.The Adobe XD course is project-based, so you’ll get hands-on experience in creating a positive user experience. The Adobe Illustrator class pulls back the curtain on interface essentials, and you’ll have a portfolio of experience when you’re done.A beginner-friendly breakdown of Dreamweaver and JavaScript shows you how to build responsive websites from scratch, use templates to speed up your site building and create custom navigation menus for your visitors.The Ultimate UI & UX Designer Bundle has a sticker price of $800, but it’s 97 percent off right now for a sale price of $24.last_img read more

  • South Sudan UN groups say children targeted in fighting

    first_imgJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Dozens of children have been killed, at least 12 raped and others abducted and recruited in attacks in South Sudan’s Unity state over a two-week period, the U.N. children’s agency reported Monday.Witnesses believe the attacks were carried out by armed groups aligned with South Sudan’s military, UNICEF said in a statement Monday.“Survivors reported to UNICEF staff that whole villages were burned to the ground by armed groups, while large numbers of girls and women were taken outside to be raped and killed — including children as young as seven,” the statement said. “At least 19 boys — some as young as 10 years of age — and seven girls were killed. Others were mutilated or recruited to join the fighting and take care of stolen cattle.” Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Top holiday drink recipes New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Top Stories center_img Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day South Sudan’s military recently launched an offensive against rebel forces, drawing concern from watchdog groups and the regional monitoring bloc over fighting in Bentiu, the capital of Unity state. Fighting is also taking place in Upper Nile state. It was not possible to immediately get a comment from South Sudan’s military.Doctors Without Borders reported Sunday that health workers had fled with their patients into swamps as clashes hit the rebel stronghold of Leer in Unity state.The International Committee of the Red Cross warned Monday that tens of thousands of people forced to flee fighting will suffer from a lack of food and health care while on the run. Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologistlast_img read more

  • The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

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