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first_imgMGN ImageALBANY – Governor Andrew Cuomo has added additional state’s to New York’s travel advisory list.In a bulletin Tuesday morning, the Governor announced Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Wisconsin are now among 24 states on the list.The Governor says all state on the list have significant community spread of COVID-19, and those traveling from the states must quarantine for 14 days upon entering New York.Yesterday, Cuomo announced a travel enforcement operation at airports across the state to help ensure travelers are following the state’s quarantine restrictions. The full, updated list of states on the travel advisory is below:AlabamaArkansasArizonaCaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaIowaIdahoKansasLouisianaMinnesotaMississippiNorth CarolinaNew MexicoNevadaOhioOklahomaSouth CarolinaTennesseeTexasUtahWisconsinCuomo says Delaware has been removed from the list after it fell below the qualifying metrics. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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first_img Vehicles went through live-fire, developmental and operational testing that concentrated on force protection, safety, performance, reliability and durability. In the coming weeks, Soldiers in Afghanistan will begin to see 150 new Strykers with a double-V hull, or DVH, design that deflects blasts away from the vehicle and the Soldiers inside. The Stryker DVH, with enhanced armor, wider tires and blast-attenuating seats, went from conception to production in less than one year. “The rapid turnaround of the DVH is responsiveness at its best,” Col. Robert Schumitz, Stryker Brigade Combat Team Project Management Office, project manager, said. “Soldier survivability is the Army’s number-one priority. Once we determined that the DVH effort was an achievable and acceptable risk, we swiftly engaged in executing the robust program.” “The Stryker program has been continually responsive to evolutionary threats,” Schumitz said. “The Stryker DVH is a robust program that has enjoyed the Army’s full support to increase Soldier survivability in Operation Enduring Freedom.” Engineers at General Dynamics Land Systems conceived of the double-V-hull design and tested it at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and the Army’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. “We wanted to take advantage of the V shape and get the center of the vehicle farther away from the ground to aid survivability,” said Mike Cannon, senior vice president of General Dynamics Land Systems. There are 140 Stryker DVH’s already in the Army supply chain, and plans are to field a total of 450 vehicles. By Dialogo May 12, 2011 I congratulate you for this program since it introduces us to new inventions in arms By this summer, Soldiers in Afghanistan will be riding in new Stryker armored combat vehicles that have an improved hull design to protect them from improvised explosive devices and roadside mines. The double-V hull design on the new Styker is a proven technology similar to that found on mine-resistant, ambush-protected, or MRAP, vehicles currently being used in Afghanistan. last_img read more

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first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Account takeover fraud is ramping up to an “industrial scale,” according to one analyst who says many financial institutions are not prepared to defend against “Fraud, Incorporated.”Trace Fooshee, senior analyst at Aite Group, told CUToday.info financial institutions are now getting caught off guard as crooks rapidly increase the size and scale of account takeover crime.“It is not that they are caught unaware that these attacks are happening, they are caught off guard by the sheer number of them,” said Fooshee.Account takeover fraud is a form of identity theft where a third party gains access to unique details of a trusted user’s online accounts. By posing as the real customer or member, fraudsters can change account details, make purchases, withdraw funds, and even leverage the stolen information to access other accounts. continue reading »last_img read more

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first_imgThe government’s COVID-19 task force has updated its requirements for transportation during the transitional phase to the so-called “new normal”, requiring domestic travelers to carry a medical document certifying they are free of COVID-19 valid for 14 days.The regulation, stipulated in Circular No. 9/2020, was issued by task force chief Doni Monardo on Friday, updating the previous Circular No. 7/2020 on the same subject issued on June 6, a day after the capital enacted the transitional phase.“Every individual traveling by land, sea or air transportation must present a negative PCR [polymerase chain reaction] or rapid test result certificate that is valid for 14 days from departure,” the updated regulation says. This is different from the previous regulation, which required a PCR test certificate valid for seven days or a rapid test certificate valid for only three days.Apart from the validity period of the health document, other measures remain the same in the updated version.Here is the list of other requirements for domestic travel:- Bring personal identification cards and a medical certificate stating you are free from influenza-like illnesses, issued by a doctor from a hospital or a community health center (commuters within an agglomerated area are excluded from this requirement) – Implement health protocols (physical distancing, wearing a mask, bringing hand sanitizer)- Download and activate the Peduli Lindungi application on Appstore or PlaystoreMeanwhile, international travelers wishing to enter Indonesia are required to:- Conduct a PCR test at the time of arrival, unless they already carry a test certificate from the country of departure.- The above provision does not apply at cross-border posts (PLBN), which do not have PCR equipment, but international travelers arriving in the posts are required to undergo a rapid test and carry an influenza-like illness-free certificate.- While waiting for their PCR test results, international travelers must undergo quarantine in a location specified by the government, or undergo self-quarantine at a hotel or other place certified by the Health Ministry.- International travelers are also required to download and activate the Peduli Lindungi application on Appstore or Playstore.Travelers testing positive for the coronavirus must immediately isolate themselves.The government is working closely with regional administrations, health authorities, public transportation managements and security personnel to monitor traveling activities.Topics :last_img read more

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first_imgThe Dutch Pensions Federation has argued against the position of supervisor De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) that pension funds should adhere only to the principle of ‘one man, one vote’ on their boards. In the DNB’s opinion, the idea that a vote that carries proportionally more weight than other stakeholders’ seats could come at the expense of a balanced assessment of interests and have a negative impact on the dynamics within a board.It said it could also have an impact on the time available for board activities, as well as on the suitability of board members.The supervisor said new governance legislation should not allow weighted votes on a scheme’s board. “The purpose of equal representation is that not one of the parties on a board has a decisive role in decision making,” it said, adding that an exception might be allowed in the case of a vacancy. However, the Pensions Federation claimed that DNB’s view was legally unsustainable and undesirable, as it would hinder a board’s ability to govern effectively and efficiently.The lobbying organisation referred to the Code for Pension Funds, as well as the Pensions Act, which would allow for an exception of the ’one man, one vote’ principle, it said, adding that a number of schemes already worked with such an approach. “Pensions funds should, of course, explain their choice, and also make clear how they have taken a balanced assessment of interests into account,” the federation said. In its opinion, a well-functioning board does not have a fixed scale, and the quality of the board depends on its members.The Pensions Federation said it wanted to resolve the issue with the DNB before 1 July, when all pension funds must comply with new governance legislation.Roos Kuip, the federation’s spokeswoman, said the lobbying organisation did not know the number of schemes that already applied a weighted vote, but added that several pension funds had already pledged their support for the federation’s initiative.last_img read more

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first_imgInternational recruiter for jobs in renewable energy, Quanta Consultancy Services, has launched a new subsidiary based in the Netherlands.With the prominence of government investment and the scheduled growth of renewable energy projects within the Netherlands, Quanta Consultancy Services has established a new subsidiary Quanta Consultancy Services BV, based in Delft, in the Netherlands.Quanta’s global strategy of providing added value local recruitment services to their clients will be further enhanced specifically for the pending activity within Dutch offshore zones Borselle & Hollandse, along with the exciting expansions plans of the country’s energy from waste, tidal and solar activity.Quanta’s energy division has been actively providing recruitment consultancy services exclusively to the renewables industry since 2002.During this time, Quanta said it supported multiple on- and offshore windfarms, EFW plants, tidal, hydro and solar projects in over 25 countries – covering the complete project timeline, from planning and design, construction, commissioning through to operations and maintenance.Richard Allen, Senior Global Business Manager – Renewable Energy, Quanta Consultancy Services, said: “With our presence in Delft, we can further contribute to increasing the skills set of the local renewable energy candidate network, providing our proven added value services to both educate and motivate the graduate and qualified local talent pool in the Netherland’s commitment to achieve at least 40% greenhouse gas reduction by 2030.”Founded in 1992, Quanta Consultancy Services provides contract and permanent recruitment solutions to employers in the renewable energy, life sciences, and ICT sectors throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.last_img read more

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first_imgBrandon Beckendorf combined the $1,000 feature win on Friday with a second-place showing in Saturday’s main event to take overall IMCA Modified honors at Park Jefferson Speedway’s Iron Cup special. (Photo by Krissy Bearce)JEFFERSON, S.D. (Sept. 14-15) – Gold and silver place finishes made Brandon Beckendorf the IMCA Modified champion at Park Jefferson Speedway’s fifth annual J&J Fitting Iron Cup Championship Night presented by I State Truck Centers.Beckendorf used multiple grooves to race from his 10th starting spot and win the Friday night feature, and $1,000. Already on the 2019 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot, he took the checkers ahead of Jim Thies and Bob Moore.Moore battled back to regain the lead from Beckendorf in winning the Saturday feature, earning $1,000 and the All-Star ballot berth. Third was Sean Barragan.Also scoring $1,000 wins on night two were Dusty Ballenger in the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars and Elijah Zevenbergen in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars.Ballenger’s win came ahead of Brant O’Banion and Tyler Thompson and put him on top of Iron Cup point standings for the winged division. Friday’s top three were Elliott Amdahl, Casey Abbas and Trefer Waller.Iron Cup king Zevenbergen was a rocket from his 10th starting spot, outrunning Greg Taylor and Travis Barker for the big check. He had won the Friday show in front of Barker and Jason Ward.Jeremy Smith’s Friday night victory spring boarded him to the Iron Cup crown for IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Andy Hoffman was the Saturday winner.Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod winners wee Cody Thompson on Friday and Rusty Montagne on Saturday. A pair of runner-up finishes netted Karl Brewer overall Iron Cup honors.Jay DeVries swept the weekend to win the Iron Cup title for Mach-1 Sport Compacts.Sept. 14 Feature ResultsModifieds – 1. Brandon Beckendorf; 2. Jim Thies; 3. Bob Moore; 4. Harvey Vande Weerd; 5. Steve Reynolds; 6. Ricky Stephan; 7. Jason Schneiders; 8. Shane DeMey; 9. Sean Barragan; 10. Travis Hatcher; 11. Jared Hoefelman; 12. Jim Mathieson; 13. R.J. Merchant; 14. Jason Brees; 15. Jeff Berens; 16. Curt Lund; 17. Todd Boulware; 18. Keegan Nordquist; 19. Jay NoteboomSprint Cars – 1. Elliot Amdahl; 2. Casey Abbas; 3. Trefer Waller; 4. Matt Fredericksen; 5. Daniel Nekolite; 6. Dusty Ballenger; 7. Tim Fricke; 8. John Otte; 9. Jeff Pendergast; 10. Mike Stegenga; 11. Jesse Lindberg.Stock Cars – 1. Elijah Zevenbergen; 2. Travis Barker; 3. Jason Ward; 4. Paul Wenzlaff; 5. Zach Olivier; 6. Ryan Harris; 7. Dustin Reeh; 8. Aaron Guillaume; 9. Steven Pierce; 10. Brad Jones; 11. Scott Yale; 12. Glen Jones; 13. Casey Jones; 14. Brenton Palmer; 15. Greg Taylor.Hobby Stocks – 1. Jeremy Smith; 2. Zach Ankrum; 3. Andy Hoffman; 4. Karl Brewer; 5. Kent Husted; 6. Mitch Schultze; 7. Ryan Roschewski; 8. Aaron Shearn; 9. Richard Wynn; 10. David Miller; 11. Ben Schneiders; 12. Justin Shearn; 13. Lenny Tucker; 14. Allan Hesse; 15. Paul Menard; 16. Derek Husted; 17. Adam Lee.Northern SportMods – 1. Cody Thompson; 2. Karl Brewer; 3. Kole Nordquist; 4. Cameron Vande Weerd; 5. Devon McMartin; 6. A.J. Boulware; 7. Josh Blom; 8. Tony Rialson; 9. John Foreman; 10. Nicholas Peters; 11. Aaron Plum; 12. Kendall Duerksen; 13. Adam Sage; 14. Scott Fuller; 15. Conner Vande Weerd; 16. Justin Klynsma; 17. Michael Guthrie; 18. Keith Sanders; 19. Chris DeMara.Sport Compacts – 1. Jay Devries; 2. Andrew Harris; 3. Kaytee DeVries; 4. David Bates; 5. Danny VanderVeen; 6. Connor Brown; 7. Max Bonine; 8. Brock Klaith; 9. Auston Honeycutt; 10. Shyanne McCulley; 11. Robert Greser; 12. Cullen Gossage; 13. Troy Brown.Sept. 15 Feature ResultsModifieds – 1. Moore; 2. Beckendorf; 3. Barragan; 4. Lund; 5. Stephan; 6. Hatcher; 7. DeMey; 8. Hoefelman; 9. Boulware; 10. Merchant; 11. Reynolds; 12. Nordquist; 13. Vande Weerd; 14. Brees; 15. Mathieson; 16. Berens; 17. Justin Sackett; 18. Thies; 19. Daniel Loggins; 20. Schneiders; 21. Ron Beckstrom.Sprint Cars – 1: Ballenger; 2. Brant O’Banion; 3. Tyler Thompson; 4. Nekolite; 5. Michael Johnston; 6. Ryan Voss; 7. Waller; 8. Lindberg; 9. Amdahl; 10. Fricke; 11. Pendergast; 12. Otte; 13. Doug Martin.Stock Cars – 1. Zevenbergen; 2. Taylor; 3. Barker; 4. Ward; 5. Harris; 6. Yale; 7. Guillaume; 8. Brad Jones; 9. Glen Jones; 10. Olivier; 11. Brock Badger; 12. Pierce; 13. Todd Gereau; 14. Brenton Palmer; 15. Wenzlaff.Hobby Stocks – 1. Hoffman; 2. Smith; 3. Derek Husted; 4. James Johnson; 5. Miller; 6. Kent Husted; 7. Adam Ayers; 8. Nick Foster; 9. Nick Schilling; 10. Menard; 11. Ankrum; 12. Tucker; 13. Lee; 14. Roschewski; 15. Brewer; 16. Ryan Leedom; 17. Schneiders; 18. Aaron Wahrman; 19. Hesse; 20. Schultze; 21. Wynn; 22. Aaron Shearn.SportMods – 1. Rusty Montagne; 2. Brewer; 3. McMartin; 4. Cameron Vande Weerd; 5. Plum; 6. Blom; 7. Nordquist; 8. Boulware; 9. Foreman; 10. Peters; 11. Klynsma; 12. Conner Vande Weerd; 13. Sage; 14. Guthrie; 15. Sanders; 16. Thompson.Sport Compacts – 1. Jay DeVries; 2. Andrew Harris; 3. Bates; 4. Connor Brown; 5. Bonine; 6. Matt Baker; 7. Kaytee DeVries; 8. Honeycutt; 9. McCulley; 10. Rhonda McKee; 11. VanderVeen; 12. Gossage.last_img read more

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first_imgMathieu Flamini believes Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has done Arsenal a “good favour” in selling Petr Cech to the Gunners. Press Association He is now likely to start at Wembley on Sunday when his new club Arsenal meet Mourinho’s Premier League champions in the Community Shield. The traditional curtain-raiser will give Arsene Wenger a chance to measure his current Arsenal side against the league’s yard-stick and Flamini feels the acquisition of Cech is something the club must make use of. “I was surprised by Mourinho because he really doesn’t do that,” Flamini was quoted as saying in several national newspapers. “He (Mourinho) is a competitor and usually doesn’t like to sell any players to his rivals, but it’s a good favour for us and now we have to take advantage. “It’s a top signing. That’s why we have been lucky on this one.” Having added the attacking talents of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck in recent summers, Wenger has now strengthened at the other end of the pitch – and France international Flamini reckons the advantages of having Cech on board stretch beyond his goalkeeping abilities. “It’s very important. Not only for his quality but also for his character,” added Flamini. “When you play at the top level, the leaders on the pitch make the difference. “Not only when things go well but especially when things go bad. So, for us, Petr Cech is a top signing. “He is someone with character, someone with a winning mentality.” center_img The 33-year-old goalkeeper ended a long association with Chelsea to move across London to the Emirates Stadium earlier in the summer. Having lost his position as first-choice stopper to Thibaut Courtois, Cech was allowed to leave Stamford Bridge even though Mourinho was keen to keep hold of the Czech Republic international. last_img read more

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first_imgELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA is hosting a “Flavor vs. Power” Master Zumba class at 5 p.m. on Saturday.National fitness presenters Acea Theroux and Heather Theroux have combined their talents to offer a new Zumba workout.Costs are $10 prepaid for YMCA and ZIN members, $12 for nonmembers and $15 at the doorVisit defymca.org for more information on this class. Donald Trump Jr. to host Holden campaign event – September 18, 2020 Latest posts by (see all) This is placeholder textThis is placeholder text Latest Postscenter_img Real Estate Transfers Week of Sept. 17 – September 18, 2020 Drive-thru flu shot clinics scheduled – September 18, 2020 Biolast_img

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first_imgDIRECTOR of Sport Christopher Jones and Commissioners of the National Sports Commission (NSC), yesterday extended congratulations to the Guyana National Under-15 football team on their successful run in St Martin at the SOUALIGA Tournament.Guyana defeated the hosts 1-0 in the final, after playing undefeated and also without conceding a goal throughout the tournament.“The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) must be complimented on their robust grassroots programme which continues to develop our young and talented players. At this time all Guyana stands proud of our young Champions,” the NSC said in a release.The team returned to Guyana last evening and they were greeted by the executive committee of the GFF and other local, key stakeholders of the game.last_img

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