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Natural gas plant bad for Malibu, study says

first_imgMALIBU – A study on a natural gas plant proposed off the coast of Malibu has concluded that the plant would significantly affect air quality, ocean views and marine life. One of the world’s largest energy companies, Australian-based BHP Billiton LNG International Inc., is seeking to build a terminal off the coast of Malibu and Oxnard. BHP officials say the facility would provide a reliable source of low-polluting energy. “Cabrillo Port will be built to the highest public safety and environmental standards and will provide clean, safe, reliable energy to meet Ventura County’s and California’s ever-growing energy needs,” BHP President Renee Klimczak said. But opponents have said the terminal would not meet clean-air requirements and could be a terrorist target. A host of celebrities who live in Malibu, including Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry, have protested the facility. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The 3,000-page final environmental impact report will play a key role in a series of upcoming hearings on whether the plant will be the first natural gas terminal built on the West Coast. In addition to raising environmental concerns, the report also raised safety concerns. last_img read more

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E-mails sent by university

first_img“The university community is urged to be cautious and are asked to contact Virginia Tech Police if you observe anything suspicious or with information on the case. Contact Virginia Tech Police at 231-6411 “Stay attuned to the www.vt.edu. We will post as soon as we have more information.” 9:45 a.m.: First 911 call about the second shooting at Norris Hall. E-mail sent at 9:50 a.m.: Subject: PLease stay put Timeline and text of e-mails sent out Monday by Virginia Tech to students and staffers after the first 911 call at 7:15 a.m. reporting a shooting in West Ambler Johnston dormitory: E-mail sent at 9:26 a.m.: Subject: Shooting on campus. “A shooting incident occurred at West Amber Johnston earlier this morning. Police are on the scene and are investigating. “A gunman is loose on campus. Stay in buildings until further notice. Stay away from all windows” Third e-mail sent at 10:16 a.m.: Subject: All Classes Canceled; Stay where you are “Virginia Tech has canceled all classes. Those on campus are asked to remain where there are, lock their doors and stay away from windows. Persons off campus are asked not to come to campus.” Fourth e-mail sent at 10:52 a.m.: Subject: Second Shooting Reported; Police have one gunman in custody “In addition to an earlier shooting today in West Ambler Johnston, there has been a multiple shooting with multiple victims in Norris Hall. “Police and EMS are on the scene. “Police have one shooter in custody and as part of routine police procedure, they continue to search for a second shooter.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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‘I’m certain Khedira is coming to Arsenal!’ Exciting reports have Gooners dreaming of the title

first_img1 Arsenal fans react to Sami Khedira transfer Another World Cup winner at Arsenal?Sami Khedira is hotly tipped to join Arsenal from Real Madrid after the Spanish club reportedly agreed to sell him for €25m. A transfer would see him play alongside international team-mates Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker, and follow Alexis Sanchez from Spain after the forward moved from Barca in a reported £33m deal.Khedira’s potential move has certainly got fans excited, with some claiming Arsenal’s spending this summer may see them finally challenge for a fourth Premier League title and a first since 2004. At the very least it could prove former Liverpool striker Michael Owen wrong, with a number of Gooners strongly disagreeing with his statement that Arsenal will finish outside the top four.last_img read more

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Police seek father who left his dead 5-month-old at hospital

first_imgThe boy was rushed to a hospital from his home in the 10200 block of Flora Vista Drive in Bellflower, Rodriguez said. The child died after being airlifted to a different hospital, he said. The boy had multiple fractures and other injuries, Rodriguez said. Jared Salazar fled the hospital after child abuse detectives attempted to contact him following the death, and hasn’t been seen since, he said. Details on the mother not released, he said. Rodriguez said he wanted to give the father “at least a chance to sit down and answer some questions.” For the latest news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Sheriff’s detectives today sought a man who abandoned his dead 5-month-old boy at a hospital last year. Jared Joseph Salazar is wanted in connection with the death of his son J.J. on Oct. 8, 2006, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Detective Michael Rodriguez. Coroner’s investigators ruled the death a homicide, he said. “I think that J.J. suffered a lot in his little five months, and I think God took him home because he couldn’t take anymore,” the boy’s godmother, Michelle Baxter, told Channel 9. “We need to know his side, so we can get past it.” last_img read more

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CONFIRMED: West Brom’s Brunt to miss Euro 2016 with serious knee injury

first_imgNorthern Ireland midfielder Chris Brunt has been ruled out of Euro 2016 after suffering a serious knee injury.The West Brom star was stretchered off during his side’s win over Crystal Palace last weekend following an innocuous challenge from Wilfried Zaha.Scans showed he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and he underwent surgery to repair the damage on Thursday, Brunt is now facing six months on the sidelines, meaning he will miss this summer’s European Championship – Northern Ireland’s first major tournament in 30 years.West Brom boss Tony Pulis told the club’s official site: “It’s a big blow for Chris and everyone is feeling for him right now.“It will be disappointing for us not to have him for the rest of the season because he is a terrific player who gives the team great balance.“But obviously it is made even more cruel because it has denied him a career highlight with Northern Ireland this summer.”Brunt, who had his surgery in Lyon, has 54 caps for Northern Ireland and will miss their games against Poland, Ukraine and Germany in France.He is Albion’s longest serving current player and has made 314 appearances for The Hawthorns club.He was involved in ugly scenes last month after being struck by a coin allegedly thrown by a West Brom fan following 3-1 FA Cup defeat at Reading.Brunt had approached the away end to throw his shirt into the crowd only to be hit in the face.Police, who have made an arrest, are treating the incident as assault. 1 Chris Brunt lies stricken after suffering knee ligament damage playing for West Brom last_img read more

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Lawyer: Angels’ owner broke contract

first_img The Angels began play in 1961 as the Los Angeles Angels, becoming the California Angels when the team moved from Los Angeles to Anaheim in 1966. The name was changed to the Anaheim Angels in 1997. Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle refused to attend a single regular season game after Moreno renamed the team, but he caved when the Angels made the postseason playoffs last year. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SANTA ANA – Angels owner Arte Moreno violated a 10-year-old contract with the city of Anaheim that lost $100 million in tourism revenue and publicity when he changed the team’s name last year, a city attorney said Friday. A packed courtroom watched as the much-anticipated trial pitting the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the city of Anaheim began. Curious fans were on hand, some wearing T-shirts that read “We Are Not L.A.” The city sued the Angels after Moreno abruptly changed the name from the Anaheim Angels last January. The city alleges that the 2002 World Series champions breached a contract that promised the word “Anaheim” would be prominently displayed in the Angels’ name and on all team merchandise and advertising. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita City attorney Andrew Guilford argued that the city entered into a contract with the team’s former owner, The Walt Disney Co., in 1996 with the understanding that the name Anaheim Angels would bring the city so-called “impressions” – the publicity they get each time the Angels play. Guilford said testimony during the trial, which is expected to last a month, would show that contract was worth $100 million to the city. He said the city paid for $20 million in stadium renovations and $10 million in billboard publicity as a concession so Disney would put Anaheim in the team name. “The evidence will show that is an incredible brand that even Nike would die for,” Guilford said. “It’s a brand IBM would die for. It’s a brand even McDonald’s and its golden arches would die for. And that’s the logo Anaheim is here to get back.” Angels’ attorneys were expected to make their opening statements Friday afternoon. Moreno, who plans to attend every day of the trial until spring training, has said he changed the name to make the most of the Angels’ location in the nation’s second-largest media market. He said using Los Angeles in the name would attract more sponsorships, advertising and broadcast contracts. last_img read more

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MAN PUNCHED AND KICKED GIRLFRIEND AND THEN THREW HER DOWN STAIRS

first_imgA Donegal man punched his girifriend, pulled her hair, kicked her and then threw her down the stairs.Kathleen McGrory told Letterkenny District Court that she still lived in fear of her former boyfriend John Hegarty.Hegarty, 31, with an address at 207 Harbour Court, Sligo was charged with assaulting Ms McGrory. Solicitor Frank Dorrian said both parties had lived with eachother at the time of the alleged attack in Stranorlar and there was a lot of alcohol involved in their relationship.Mr Dorrian said his client had been virtually abandoned at five years old and had faced a number of challenges In his life.However since the assault on Ms McGrory, Hegarty had become very friendly with a nun who had taken him under her wing.He has virtually cut out all alcohol and is back studying.However Judge Paul Kelly said he was very concerned that Ms McGrory said she was still in fear of Hegarty.He adjourned the case for a probation report until January 23rd next.MAN PUNCHED AND KICKED GIRLFRIEND AND THEN THREW HER DOWN STAIRS was last modified: November 29th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Man who battered cousins over late-night call jailed for six months

first_imgA man battered his neighbours after they knocked on his windows and doors looking to have a late-night drink.Marcus Spratt appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court in Co Donegal charged with assaulting cousins Aidan and Gary Friel. The two men knocked on the windows and doors of Spratt’s home at Aras Ui Domhnaill in Milford at 3.30am on July 8th, 2012.The court heard the men knew each other and that they had often visited each other late at night if they saw a light on.However, Spratt to offense after the Friels woke himself and partner up.He contacted the Gardai but then went next door to confront the Friels.He pushed Gary causing him to fall back and split his head against a fireplace.He then went into the kitchen and Aiden was opening a pizza box with a knife.Spratt attacked him and left him with a fractured jaw and cuts.Barrister for the accused, Mr Ivan Toner, said his client had an aversion to knives as he had been attacked before and stabbed six times in a completely unrelated incident.He said his client wanted to apologise to the Friels for what had happened on the night and for the assaults.Sinc the incident took place, Spratt has fled the jurisdiction and had built up a successful contracting business in England.On January 16th he was extradited back to Ireland on a European Arrest Warrant and had been jailed in April for other outstanding offenses.Mr Toner revealed hos Spratt himself had been attacked in Castlerea Prison and he had to have a metal plate put in his jaw.Judge John Aylmer said he put the assaults in the mid-range and said the injuries received by the victims were serious.He said he did not accept that there was an element of self-defense in the case.He initially said that each assault should carry a sentence of two and a half years each before mitigation was considered.However, he said he was reducing that to 20 months because of his apology to the victims and the fact that he appears to have been relatively well-behaved after he absconded.Judge Aylmer then said he had to consider the totality principle as Spratt was already serving a sentence for other offenses.He then suspended the final fourteen months of each sentence for two years because he considered Spratt had rehabilitated himself meaning Spratt will serve an extra six months in jail.Man who battered cousins over late-night call jailed for six months was last modified: July 16th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:attackcourtCOUSINSdonegalGardaiMarcus SprattMilfordlast_img read more

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West Ham interested in buying London Stadium amid dispute with owners

first_img Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 2 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Karren Brady admits West Ham would be interested in buying the London Stadium amid a dispute with the much-maligned ground’s current owners.Earlier this year it was reported E20 Stadium LLP, who own the London Stadium, could go bust in the coming months having been forced to take out a loan of public money just to stay afloat. Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? E20 are expected to be backed by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) until at least next March, but their chief executive, Lyn Garner, criticised West Ham for agreeing a peppercorn rent to use the ground.“What is really driving the problems are the low rents paid by the concessionaires, particularly West Ham,” she said last month.“I’ve got to say the elephant in the room is the fee that they pay us is the usage cost does not cover the event-day costs and that’s before we go anywhere near a commercial advantage.”Brady has hit back at figures released by the LLDC which say taxpayers are shelling out up to £250,000 for each West Ham match, with the vice-chairman insisting the stadium is ‘generating millions of pounds’ on matchdays.“There should be a surplus,” Brady was quoted by the BBC. gameday cracker “We would like more control over our matchdays, no one knows how to do that more than us. When we first wanted to move in, we offered to buy the stadium, and we would have been responsible for all costs and that was rejected.“London Stadium craves direction, it should be a jewel in the crown. It needs financial control, it needs investment, it has nowhere near reached its potential and that’s incredibly frustrating.“Unfortunately our help has not been sought.”She added: “I refuse to accept any criticism that our rent is too low, because that is simply not the case. Costs are too high.” SORRY revealed How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings predicted TOP WORK Most read in Premier League Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? tense West Ham agreed a 99-year tenancy of the London Stadium in 2013 huge blow changes West Ham pay a reported £3million-a-year in rent which could see the London Stadium lose £140million over the next decade, and Brady has made it clear the club will look to buy the venue if the opportunity arises.“That’s certainly something we’d look at,” Brady continued.West Ham have called the London Stadium home since 2016, having been granted a 99-year tenancy of the ground in March 2013. latest 2 Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion whoops Brady has defended West Ham’s tenancy of the London Stadium last_img read more

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Paul Lambert appointed new Ipswich Town manager

first_imgPaul Lambert will be joined at #itfc by assistant manager, Stuart Taylor, fitness coach, Jim Henry & first-team coach, Matt Gill. 👇— Ipswich Town FC (@Official_ITFC) October 27, 2018The 49-year-old took over at Stoke in the second half of last season, but he failed to keep the Potters in the Premier League and left by mutual consent in May.“I can’t wait to get going and I’ll be using all my experience – and give everything I’ve got for Ipswich Town,” Lambert said.“I know about the history of the club, what a fantastic football club it is and I’m proud to be the manager here.“Obviously it’s been a difficult start to the season but to get through this period we need to be pulling together as one – players, staff and supporters.” The Scot has signed a contract until the summer of 2021.“I am delighted that Paul has agreed to become manager of Ipswich Town,” owner Marcus Evans told the official club website on Saturday morning.“He made it clear from our first conversation that he would relish the opportunity to come here.”Lambert has managed Ipswich’s great rivals Norwich City, as well as Aston Villa, Blackburn and Wolves. 1 Paul Lambert is the new manager of Ipswich Ipswich Town have confirmed the appointment of Paul Lambert as their new manager.Lambert succeeds Paul Hurst at Portman Road, who was sacked on Thursday with Ipswich bottom of the Championship table.last_img read more

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