Canada vows to aggressively defend lumber sector after duties confirmed by US

first_imgThe federal government vowed to aggressively defend Canada’s softwood lumber industry after the U.S. International Trade Commission unanimously voted that American producers have been harmed by imports of subsidized Canadian lumber.“We will stand shoulder to shoulder with the forestry sector in Canada,” Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr told reporters in Ottawa.Carr called the duties unnecessary and said Canada has already launched challenges under both the North American Free Trade Agreement and at the World Trade Organization. The NAFTA dispute panel has to make a ruling by next fall. The WTO process could take years.“We have fought them before and we’ll continue to defend Canada’s interests,” Carr said.He added the government is helping the industry by offering a support package, including loan guarantees at commercial rates, and working to expand export markets and transform the industry.In a 4-0 vote Thursday, the agency sided with the U.S. lumber coalition, which complained that Canadian lumber was subsidized and that it was dumped into the American market at artificially low prices.Most Canadian producers will now pay a combined countervailing and anti-dumping rate of 20.83 per cent, down from 26.75 per cent in the preliminary determinations issued earlier this year.Canadian producers have paid about $500 million in deposits for the duties thus far.The duties have added to the cost of building a home in the United States. Canadian unions and lumber companies fear the issue will eventually cause layoffs.West Fraser Timber (TSX:WFT) pays the highest duties at 23.7 per cent. Canfor (TSX:CFP) is next at 22.13, followed by Tolko at 22.07, Resolute Forest Products (TSX:RFP) at 17.9 per cent and J.D. Irving at 9.92 per cent.A Resolute Forest Products spokesman said the U.S. will now hold large industry deposits as “ransom” in hope of pushing the Canadian government to sign a “bad deal.”“Sorry U.S., that’s not going to happen. Canada is not going to be bullied into submission,” Resolute’s Seth Kursman said in an interview from Washington, D.C.He added that the financial health of American firms is clear evidence that no injury has been suffered.“The U.S. industry has been crowing about its prosperity for over a year. It is making more money than at any previous time in history.”The B.C. Lumber Trade Council said the ruling, while not unexpected, is “completely without merit.”Council president Susan Yurkovich said the process is biased in favour of the U.S. industry.“We are confident that this latest decision by the ITC will again be reversed,” she said in a news release.ITC decisions in the two previous softwood lumber trade disputes didn’t survive appeals, Yurkovich noted.Between 2001 and 2006, when the last softwood lumber dispute took place, it’s believed about 15,000 jobs disappeared in the softwood industry.Yurkovich said the U.S. Coalition’s claims of injury “ring particularly hollow” given the strong financial performance the U.S. industry is facing and Canadian imports are lower than in 2006 when imports were deemed non-injurious.New Brunswick Trade Policy Minister Roger Melanson said the province remains “deeply disappointed” by the vote.“Our government strongly feels that these duties against New Brunswick and Canada’s softwood lumber producers are unfair and unwarranted,” he said in a statement.British Columbia Premier John Horgan said the province believes an independent tribunal will determine the U.S. allegations are unfounded.“Today’s ruling, though not unexpected, means that B.C. and Canadian forest companies must continue to pay unfair and unwarranted duties, to make U.S. lumber companies and land owners even richer at the expense of Canadian exporters and American consumers and builders,” he said in a news release.The U.S. Lumber Coalition, which launched a petition nearly a year ago, applauded the vote.“The evidence presented to the ITC was clear — the massive subsidies that the Canadian government provides to its lumber industry and the dumping of lumber products into the U.S. market by Canadian companies cause real harm to U.S. producers and workers,” stated co-chairman Jason Brochu.“Now, with a level playing field, the U.S. lumber industry, and the 350,000 hardworking men and women who support it, can have the chance to compete fairly.”Fellow co-chairman Joe Patton added U.S. lumber mills will be able to make investments to expand production to meet demand.Reasons supporting the vote are expected to be released by mid-January, the commission said Thursday.Trade data from the United States Department of Agriculture shows the amount of Canadian softwood imported was down eight per cent for first nine months of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016.Trade data from Statistics Canada shows British Columbia producers are bearing the brunt of the drop, with softwood exports to the U.S. down about 33 per cent. The value of those exports was down 28 per cent.British Columbia’s wildfires last summer cut exports in July and August to about half what they were a year earlier.Quebec exports to the U.S. actually went up three per cent and Ontario exports are up 11 per cent so far this year.Quebec and Ontario wood exporters rely almost exclusively on U.S. markets, with 99 per cent of Ontario shipments of softwood and 98 per cent of Quebec’s going to the United States.In 2016, about 81 per cent of B.C. softwood was exported to the United States, while in 2017 that fell to 63 per cent.last_img read more

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China suspends tariff hikes on 126B of US goods

first_imgBEIJING — China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth.The tax agency said the suspension that takes effect Jan. 1 is intended to carry out the agreement reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping during a Dec. 1 meeting in Argentina.The agency said Beijing will suspend a 25 per cent import charge on $66 billion of cars and trucks and a 5 per cent charge on $60 billion of auto parts.Trump agreed earlier to suspend planned U.S. tariff hikes due to take effect Jan. 1 on Chinese imports while the two sides negotiate.The Associated Presslast_img

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Morocco Ranked 21 Most Expensive Team in World Cup

Rabat – Morocco has some valuable players. The national team is the 21st most expensive team out of the 32 that will compete in the 2018 World Cup, according to the International Center for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory.It is actually the attacking midfielder Amine Harit, who plays in the German club Schalke 04, who costs the most in the national team, representing 18% of the estimated value of the Atlas Lions, with EUR 138 million.CIES estimated ranking according to players’ transfer value. “The sports performances of both players and their home clubs are included in the algorithm. In addition, other variables such as age and duration of contract are taken into account, as specified in this research note.”. Morocco’s team is ahead of its Group B rival Iran (30) as well as host country Russia (22), South Korea (23), Iceland (24), and Japan (25).At the bottom of the rankings are three non-European countries with very few players employed in the most competitive leagues:  Iran (30), Saudi Arabia (31) and Panama (32).As for the top countries, France came first, estimated at EUR 1.141 billion, thanks to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker, Kylian Mbappé. Mbappé’s cost alone constitutes 13% of the total value of the team.England follows very closely with an estimated value of EUR 1.39 billion. Third place went to the Brazilians led by Neymar, who alone accounts for 15% of the team’s value, estimated at EUR 1.27 billion.Morocco’s rival Spain takes the fourth spot with Atletico’s Madrid player Saul Niguez worth EUR 965 million.Argentina’s Lionel Messi ranks 5th with EUR 925 million, and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo 8th with EUR 656 million.“The transfer value of all the players who will take part in the World Cup is EUR 12.6 billion,” explains the statement.The Moroccan national football team arrived in Russia on Sunday morning and has already started the training sessions for the 2018 World Cup, which will kick off on June 14.Morocco, which is returning to the World Cup for the first time since 1998, has been placed in Group B of the World Cup. The national team will face Iran on June 15, Portugal on June 20, and Spain on June 25. read more

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Goldcorp shareholders vote in favour of takeover by Newmont Mining

VANCOUVER — Goldcorp Inc. shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the company being taken over by U.S. mining giant Newmont Mining Corp.Vancouver-based Goldcorp says its shareholders voted more than 97 per cent in favour of the deal that will see them receive 0.328 of a Newmont share plus two cents in cash for each Goldcorp share they own.Some Goldcorp shareholders, including the British Columbia Investment Management Corp., had raised concerns that the deal will result in a boosted payout of US$12 million to Goldcorp chairman Ian Telfer that they say isn’t in the interest of shareholders.Newmont shareholders are set to vote on the proposed deal on April 11, after which it is expected to close later this quarter.Some Newmont shareholders had raised questions about the proposed premium being paid for Goldcorp, prompting Newmont to announce a special pre-merger dividend for its shareholders.  Barrick Gold had also tried to scuttle the deal with a proposed merger with Newmont, but instead the two struck an agreement to combine their extensive operations in Nevada under a joint venture. Companies in this story: (TSX:G, TSX:ABX)The Canadian Press read more

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Sustained peace in Sierra Leone inconceivable without regional peace Annan

Mr. Annan’s report to the Security Council covers the prevailing situation in Sierra Leone and the progress made in downsizing UNAMSIL, whose mandate was extended in March due to the continuing fragile security situation in the country.”Tangible progress has been made in the efforts to consolidate peace, including the reintegration of some 48,000 out of the 57,000 disarmed ex-combatants, the completion of the resettlement of internally displaced persons and the acceleration of the repatriation and resettlement of Sierra Leonean refugees,” Mr. Annan states.He says the conflict in Liberia and the new dimension added to the instability in the subregion by the conflict in Côte d’Ivoire remained of serious concern.”It is inconceivable to contemplate sustained peace in Sierra Leone in an unstable neighbourhood,” Mr. Annan states. “The international community must, therefore, provide the necessary support for the ongoing peace negotiations on Liberia and the implementation of the Linas-Marcoussis Agreement in Côte d’Ivoire, which promise to pave the way for the return of stability to the subregion.”He adds that, “in the long term, the destabilizing impact of the circulation of ‘freelance’ fighters and small arms among the countries of the West Africa subregion underlines the need for an effective, concerted approach by Governments and all stakeholders towards promoting peace and development in the subregion.”In analyzing future options in the UNAMSIL drawdown process, Mr. Annan notes that delayed withdrawal would be desirable only in the event that either the internal security situation or the conflict in Liberia deteriorates to a level that would require a prolonged presence of the UN Mission to protect the Sierra Leone Government and the territorial integrity of the country. read more

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Ohio State seeking board approval for athletic facilities facelift

Ohio Stadium and other university athletic facilities could see multi-million dollar renovations. Credit: Lantern File PhotoOn Friday, Ohio State announced its plan for construction on several athletic venues across campus, including Ohio Stadium and the Schottenstein Center.OSU is seeking approval from the Board of Trustees for several multi-million dollar construction and renovation plans. The board is set to meet next week.The university proposed a $39 million dollar facelift to Ohio Stadium. The construction plan includes the laying of new concrete on the C-deck, plus the addition of new suites and boxes for fan seating. The estimated time of completion is set for before the beginning of the 2020 football season.A university spokesman could not comment on whether renovations would add seats to the already 104,944-seat stadium.“Ohio Stadium is the crown jewel of our athletic operations,” said Gene Smith, senior vice president and Wolfe Foundation-endowed athletics director, in the press release. “These renovations will improve the fan experience and continue to make it one of the best facilities in the nation.”Another project awaiting approval from the Board of Trustees is a $31.5 million renovation to the Schottenstein Center. The project would expand the concourse, improve the team store and athletic ticket office, as well as add natural lighting to the venue. Construction is estimated to take a full year and be completed in Feb. 2018. The Covelli Multi-Sport Arena, originally announced last fall to be located on the corner of Ackerman Road and Fred Taylor Drive, is being moved north of Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, and will be combined with the Jennings Family Wrestling Practice Facility. The Covelli Multi-Sport Arena, originally reported as a $30 million investment, costs north of $49 million with the addition of the Jennings Family Wrestling Practice Facility.OSU women’s and men’s volleyball, wrestling, men’s and women’s gymnastics, and men’s and women’s fencing teams will compete at the 3,700-seat venue, scheduled to be completed in 2019.“Innovation and creative planning helped find a new opportunity for the Covelli Multi-Sport/Jennings Family Wrestling Facility,” said Alex Fischer, Trustee and head of the Master Planning and Facilities Committee, in a press release. “Combining the arena and the practice facility will ultimately realize a cost savings on both projects.”The Biggs Facility that is attached to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center will be replaced with the Schumaker Student-Athlete Development Center. The new facility will include around new athletic offices and a “state-of-the-art” athletic training facility. The project’s cost is estimated at $43 million. There was no date given in the press release for completion of the project.All athletic construction projects are self-funded by the Athletic Department through revenue and fundraising. read more

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Analysis Taking an early positionbyposition look at the 2018 Ohio State defense

From left to right: redshirt freshman linebacker Tuf Borland (32), freshman defensive end Chase Young (2) and sophomore defensive lineman Robert Landers (67) run onto the field during the second quarter at the at the OSU-Maryland game on Oct. 7. Credit: Ris Twigg | Assistant Photo EditorHere is a position-by-position breakdown of Ohio State’s defense in 2018. The years provided by the players indicates grade in the 2017 season. Defensive tackleGraduating: Michael Hill, Tracy SprinkleReturners: Dre’Mont Jones, Robert Landers, Jashon Cornell, DaVon Hamilton, Haskell Garrett, Malik Barrow, Jerron CageAdditions: Taron Vincent, Antwuan Jackson Jr., Tommy TogiaiThe situation: Redshirt seniors Michael Hill and Tracy Sprinkle will graduate, leaving a hole in the middle of Ohio State’s defensive line. But that crack will enlarge if redshirt sophomore Dre’Mont Jones leaves early for the NFL draft and the Buckeyes are forced to rely on less experienced linemen. Redshirt sophomores Robert Landers, Jashon Cornell and DaVon Hamilton have played substantial snaps, but none has made an impact similar to that of Jones. They will be joined by freshman Haskell Garrett, a former highly rated prospect, who could earn an increase in snaps and push for a starting position. Redshirt freshman Malik Barrow suffered a torn ACL and missed the 2017 season. Freshman Jerron Cage has not played much outside of special teams. Transfer Antwuan Jackson Jr. offers Ohio State possibly its most intriguing option, with the talented junior-college product having two years of collegiate experience. Five-star prospect Taron Vincent could push for early playing time. Projected starters: Robert Landers, Dre’Mont JonesThe Reasoning: Landers served Ohio State well as a rotation piece in 2017 and deserves a starting role next season with the departures of Sprinkle. He offers a unique blend of quickness at a defensive line position known for size and girth. Jones would retain a starting spot if he decides to return and work on improving his pass-rush skills. Jackson will push for a starting opportunity and has the talent to earn the spot.Ohio State defensive lineman Nick Bosa (97) celebrates after taking down USC’s quarterback in the third quarter of the 2017 Cotton Bowl against University of Southern California on Dec. 29 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Ohio State won 24-7. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorDefensive endGraduating: Tyquan Lewis, Jalyn HolmesReturners: Sam Hubbard, Nick Bosa, Chase Young, Jonathon CooperAdditions: Alex WilliamsThe situation: This season, Ohio State’s depth has been its biggest strength at defensive end. That will not be the case next year because redshirt senior Tyquan Lewis and senior Jalyn Holmes will graduate and redshirt junior Sam Hubbard is likely to declare early for the 2018 NFL Draft. However, the Buckeyes will not experience any dearth of talent at the position. Sophomore Nick Bosa will return and remain as a starter, but will play many more snaps next season due to the NFL-bound defensive ends. Freshman Chase Young, a former five-star prospect who looks more like an NFL player than a freshman, has earned first-team snaps this season and has an opportunity to win a starting spot next year. Redshirt freshman Jonathon Cooper was lost in the shuffle due to Ohio State’s loaded upper class of defensive ends and Young’s hype, but the former four-star Ohioan will be expected to rotate with the returners on the line. Earlier in the season, defensive line coach Larry Johnson said he did not like playing true freshmen in disadvantageous situations. That might not be an option in 2018, with Ohio State likely having just three nonfreshman defensive ends. Alex Williams and, potentially, another 2018 defensive end recruit will add to the minimal depth.Projected starters: Nick Bosa, Chase YoungThe Reasoning: Bosa and Young, both former five-star prospects, have lived up to their billing, but have yet to bear the workload of a full starter. Next season, they are likely to be the starters and will have an opportunity to cause havoc in opposing backfields. The potential loss of three starters will take its toll on the depth, and Cooper will be the lone defensive end available to spell Bosa and Young.Ohio State freshman linebacker Baron Browning (5) attempts to stop a Scarlet Knight in the fourth quarter against Rutgers on Sep. 30. Ohio State won 56-0. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorLinebackerGraduating: Chris Worley, Zach TurnureReturners: Jerome Baker, Dante Booker, Malik Harrison, Tuf Borland, Baron Browning, Pete Werner, Justin Hilliard, Keandre Jones, Nick ConnerAdditions: Teradja Mitchell, Dallas Gant, K’Vaughan PopeThe situation: Redshirt senior Chris Worley will graduate, which means Ohio State is losing a starting linebacker and leader of the unit for the second year in a row. Junior Jerome Baker also stands a good chance to exit early for the NFL draft, meaning the Buckeyes will be left with two vacancies at linebacker. Redshirt freshman Tuf Borland started for the second half of the season and has a good shot to open the season at the starter in the middle. Redshirt junior Dante Booker started the majority of the early season, but, once again, was injured and lost his spot. Sophomore Malik Harrison has played a considerable amount of snaps and the athletic linebacker could slide into a starting position. Freshman Baron Browning, a former five-star prospect, is one of Ohio State’s most physically gifted linebackers. Freshman Pete Werner garnered praise from Meyer for his special teams plays, but the first-year player did not see many snaps on defense. Redshirt sophomore Justin Hilliard and sophomore Keandre Jones will be in the mix for increased playing time, but both mainly played special teams. Redshirt sophomore Nick Conner has dealt with a multitude of injuries and has not played this season. The Buckeyes will add a talented group of linebackers, led by Teradja Mitchell, but none are likely to earn consequential reps.Projected starters: Baron Browning, Tuf Borland, Malik HarrisonThe Reasoning: The athleticism of potential first-year starters Browning and Harrison, combined with Borland, might be too much for Ohio State to pass up. Harrison has the inside track to earn a starting position considering the important snaps he has played this year, but Browning will have to beat out a multitude of talented players. Browning earned compliments from defensive coordinator Greg Schiano and teammates for his bowl practice showings. Ohio State sophomore cornerback Kendall Sheffield (8) takes down a Badger in the third quarter of the B1G Championship game against Wisconsin on Dec. 2 in Lucas Oil Stadium. Ohio State won 27-21. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorCornerbackGraduating: Denzel Ward (NFL draft early entrant) Returners: Damon Arnette, Kendall Sheffield, Jeffrey Okudah, Shaun Wade, Amir Riep, Marcus WilliamsonAdditions: Sevyn Banks, Tyreke JohnsonThe situation: With junior Denzel Ward becoming an early entrant into the 2018 NFL Draft, Ohio State will likely enter next season with a similar crop of cornerbacks minus this year’s best. The Buckeyes will count on major offseason improvements from redshirt sophomores Kendall Sheffield and Damon Arnette, both of whom had shaky 2017 seasons. A sizable group of current freshmen will push them for playing time. Former five-star Jeffrey Okudah played ample snaps and fellow former five-star Shaun Wade has a shot to earn more playing time after recovering from an abdominal injury. Amir Riep and Marcus Williamson have not played much outside of special teams, but each could enter the rotation next year. Incoming recruits Sevyn Banks and Tyreke Johnson are unlikely to play much.Projected starters: Kendall Sheffield, Jeffrey Okudah, Damon ArnetteThe Reasoning: Given the physique and athleticism of Sheffield and Okudah, Ohio State will be unable to keep them off the field. They could cover the outside while Arnette covers in the slot. Though Arnette has struggled with the responsibility, he will be in his third season as a key contributor and must play at a higher level in 2018.Sophomore safety Jordan Fuller (4) awaits the snap during the second quarter at the OSU-Maryland game on Oct. 7. Credit: Ris Twigg | Assistant Photo EditorSafetyGraduating: Erick Smith, Damon Webb (starter)Returners: Jordan Fuller, Isaiah Pryor, Wayne Davis, Jahsen Wint, Brendon WhiteAdditions: Josh Proctor, Marcus HookerThe situation: Senior Damon Webb, a two-year starter, and senior Erick Smith, who began the season as a starter but missed multiple games for undisclosed reasons and relinquished his starting position, will graduate. Sophomore Jordan Fuller will remain a starter for the second year. Freshman Isaiah Pryor was Webb’s backup since the opening week of the season. Redshirt freshman Wayne Davis was listed as Fuller’s backup while Smith was suspended, but has not played much other than on special teams. Redshirt freshman Jahsen Wint also has not seen much playing time on defense. Freshman Brendon White has played multiple positions since arriving at Ohio State in the spring, but has been with the safeties since fall camp. He is a gifted athlete and will find snaps at some point, no matter what position he ends up playing. Four-star Josh Proctor have a chance to earn early playing time, but must first make an impact on special teams. Though Marcus Hooker, younger brother of former Buckeye safety Malik Hooker, is listed as a cornerback, he will to play safety in college and might redshirt.Projected starters: Jordan Fuller, Isaiah PryorThe Reasoning: Fuller will retain his spot as a starter and Pryor will likely slide into Webb’s starting spot due to lesser competition at the position. Fuller impressed in his first season as a starter and could enter 2018 as one of Ohio State’s most talented defensive players. Opposite Fuller, Pryor has the upper hand, but that position battle could go through spring camp and into the fall without a starter named.Check out the preview of Ohio State’s offense. read more

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Supremely brave Second World War hero denied a Military Cross is cleared

Despite his supreme bravery, and injuries that left him with debilitating pain until his death in 1992, Lees was denied the Military Cross for disobeying last-minute orders to cancel the mission. Destroying the Nazis’ seemingly impregnable headquarters in Italy, and overcoming fearsome fortifications known as the Gothic Line, the operation helped to end the war and save countless Allied lives. In the spring of 1945, Captain Michael Lees carried out one of the most daring raids of the Second World War. He was never told the reason, nor did he know that he was vilified as “insubordinate” by his superiors, even while fighting for his life in a hospital, having been shot five times.  Now a faxed…

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Du graphène contre la soif dans le monde

first_imgDu graphène contre la soif dans le monde ?L’équipe de Jeffrey Grossman de l’Université de Technologie du Massachussetts (MIT) vient de mettre au point une alternative économique aux méthodes de desalinisation de l’eau de mer utilisées habituellement. Il s’agit de membranes en graphène qui permettraient, à terme, de rendre potable les 97% d’eau salée du globe.Trouver des solutions à l’épuisement des ressources terrestres, notamment l’eau potable, est urgent. Une de ces solutions serait le dessalement de l’eau marine, qui consiste en 97% des ressources en eau de la Terre. Des chercheurs de l’Institut de Technologie du Massachusetts (MIT) viennent de montrer dans la revue Nano Letters que des membranes fabriquées avec du graphène seraient plus efficaces et moins coûteuses en énergie que les membranes employées actuellement.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?La technique courante de dessalage de l’eau de mer utilise le phénomène d’osmose inverse avec des membranes poreuses. Or, celles-ci nécessitent une pression très élevée et donc beaucoup d’énergie. C’est pourquoi les chercheurs du Département de Science et Génie des Matériaux de MIT ont eu l’idée de remplacer les membranes habituelles par des membranes au graphène, mille fois moins épaisses et nécessitant moins d’énergie. Le graphène se présente en effet sous la forme d’une couche d’épaisseur égale à un atome de carbone. De plus, il est l’un des matériaux connus les plus résistants.David Coehn-Tanugi, un des membres de l’équipe qui a réalisé les travaux, explique comment se sont passées les recherches, sous la houlette du professeur Jeffrey Grossman : “En utilisant un outil de calcul appelé Molecular Dynamics, nous avons modélisé le comportement de l’eau salée qui s’écoule à travers les membranes de graphène à l’échelle atomique. Nos simulations montrent que le graphène pourrait permettre à l’eau de traverser la membrane avec une perméabilité supérieure à 100 fois celle des membranes existantes, tout en rejetant toujours le sel. Le moyen d’y parvenir consiste à introduire de petits pores de l’ordre d’un milliardième de mètre [soit un nanomètre NDLR] dans la structure du graphène. […] Et parce que le graphène est l’un des matériaux les plus résistants, cette membrane est capable de résister aux pressions nécessaires au dessalement de l’eau”. Malgré leurs grandes qualités, les membranes en graphène simulées par l’ordinateur présentent deux problèmes à leur réalisation concrète. Tout d’abord, il faudrait réussir à produire du graphène en grande quantité de manière peu coûteuse. Ensuite, on ne sait pas encore fabriquer des feuillets de graphène avec des pores aussi petits. Mais l’équipe de recherche qui a réalisé l’étude, consciente de ces difficultés, est optimiste : “Il reste encore beaucoup de travail à faire sur ce sujet, mais nous sommes très encouragés par les résultats existants et nous sommes impatients de voir le rôle que le graphène nano-poreux pourrait jouer dans l’avenir des ressources mondiales en eau”. Pour Joshua Schrier, professeur adjoint de chimie à Haverford College : “Les prévisions sont assez excitantes pour qu’elles puissent motiver les ingénieurs chimistes d’effectuer des analyses économiques plus détaillées de dessalement de l’eau … avec ces types de matériaux”. Pour l’instant, les chercheurs ont fait des simulations informatiques du processus afin de déterminer ses caractéristiques optimales mais ils vont “commencer à travailler sur des prototypes cet été”, d’après le professeur Grossman. Le 9 juillet 2012 à 16:40 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Conceição Porto under no pressure at all

first_imgFC Porto manager Sérgio Conceição insists the target remains the same, despite a qualification spot for the last-16 up for grabs tonightThe Primeira Liga leaders will host Schalke 04 in Portugal for a Champions League match needing just a point to book a place in the knockout stages.Currently, Porto leads Group D with 10 points from four games with Schalke trailing them by two points and third-place Galatasaray a further four points back.But, for Conceição, it makes no difference where they are in the standings as the goal remains the same as always – to win.“We look at every match with the same goal: getting the three points and put on a good performance,” Conceição told reporters on the club website.Top 5 Atletico Madrid players to watch in next week’s UCL Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 With the Champions League about to start, we need to start talking about the Top 5 Atletico Madrid players to watch in the competition.Atletico…“A victory will allow us to end the group stage in the lead and we know how important that is, but we are not under pressure at all.“We don’t think of the “what ifs?” in football. What matters is what we control, which is our performance.”Aside from striker Vincent Aboubakar remaining sidelined, Conceição has a fully-fit squad available for tonight.The Porto-Schalke match will begin at 21:00 (CET) at the Estádio do Dragão.last_img read more

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Michelle Obama blasts Trump in new book

first_imgMichelle Obama blasts President Donald Trump in her new book, recalling how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to “block it all out.” In her book “Becoming,” set to come out on Tuesday, 13 Nov she denounces the president for bragging to a TV host in 2005 about sexually assaulting women. Photo: APFormer first lady Michelle Obama blasts president Donald Trump in her new book, writing how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to “block it all out.”She also denounces Trump’s “birther” campaign questioning her husband’s citizenship, calling it bigoted and dangerous, “deliberately meant to stir up the wingnuts and kooks.”In her memoir “Becoming,” set to come out Tuesday, Obama writes openly about everything from growing up in Chicago to confronting racism in public life to her amazement at becoming the country’s first black first lady. She also reflects on early struggles in her marriage to Barack Obama as he began his political career and was often away. She writes that they met with a counselor “a handful of times,” and she came to realize that she was more “in charge” of her happiness than she had realized. “This was my pivot point,” Obama explains. “My moment of self-arrest.”Obama writes that she assumed Trump was “grandstanding” when he announced his presidential run in 2015. She expresses disbelief over how so many women would choose a “misogynist” over Hillary Clinton, “an exceptionally qualified female candidate.” She remembers how her body “buzzed with fury” after seeing the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape, in which Trump brags about sexually assaulting women.She also accuses Trump of using body language to “stalk” Clinton during an election debate. She writes of Trump following Clinton around the stage, standing nearby and “trying to diminish her presence.”Trump’s message, according to Obama, in words which appear in the book in darkened print: “I can hurt you and get away with it.”The Associated Press purchased an early copy of “Becoming,” one of the most anticipated political books in recent memory. Obama is admired worldwide and has offered few extensive comments on her White House years. And memoirs by former first ladies, including Clinton and Laura Bush, are usually best-sellers.Obama launches her promotional tour Tuesday not at a bookstore, but at Chicago’s United Center, where tens of thousands of people have purchased tickets — from just under $30 to thousands of dollars — to attend the event moderated by Oprah Winfrey. Other stops on a tour scaled to rock star dimensions are planned at large arenas from New York City’s Barclays Center to the Los Angeles Forum, with guests including Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Jessica Parker. While some fans have criticized the price as too high, 10 percent of tickets at each event are being donated to local charities, schools and community groups.In “Becoming,” Obama shares both pain and joy. She writes lovingly of her family and gives a detailed account of her courtship with her future husband, whom she met when both were at the Chicago law firm Sidley Austin LLP; she was initially his adviser. Secretaries claimed he was both brilliant and “cute,” although Michelle Obama was skeptical, writing that white people went “bonkers” any time you “put a suit” on a “half-intelligent black man.” She also thought his picture had a “whiff of geekiness.”But she was more than impressed after meeting him, by his “rich, even sexy baritone” and by his “strange, stirring combination” of serenity and power. “This strange mix-of-everything-man,” when she finally let him kiss her, set off a “toppling blast of lust, gratitude, fulfilment, wonder.”But throughout her husband’s life in politics, she fought to balance public and private needs, and to maintain her self-esteem. She agonized over what she feared was a cartoonish, racist image. She remembered being labeled “angry” and, by the Fox network, “Obama’s Baby Mama.” At times, she feared she was damaging her husband’s 2008 presidential campaign, especially after conservatives seized on a line from one of her speeches — taken out of context, she notes — that for the first time as an adult she was “really proud” of her country.The remarks faded from the news, but she sensed lasting damage, a “pernicious seed,” a “perception” that she was “disgruntled and vaguely hostile.”As the first black first lady, she knew she would be labeled “other” and would have to earn the aura of “grace” given freely to her white predecessors. She found confidence in repeating to herself a favorite chant: “Am I good enough? Yes I am.”“Becoming” is part of a joint book deal with former President Barack Obama, whose memoir is expected next year, that is believed worth tens of millions of dollars. The Obamas have said they will donate a “significant portion” of their author proceeds to charity, including the Obama Foundation.Widely praised as a gifted orator and communicator, Michelle Obama has long said she has no interest in running for office, although she held a few campaign-style rallies before the midterms urging people to register to vote. The rallies were part of her work as co-chairman of the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization When We All Vote.Last year, she launched a program to help empower girls worldwide through education. The Global Girls Alliance aims to support more than 1,500 grassroots organizations combating the challenges girls encounter in their communities.last_img read more

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first_imgBuchón was the first place I tasted the Aperol Spritz, months before it became fashionable around San José.In fact, I tried it before they even officially opened their doors in May 2017. Their first guests were friends, and friends of friends, like me. The memory of that first Aperol Spritz is so vivid that I can still taste the cocktail’s bubbly tanginess.The Spritz is fizzy because of prosecco — Italian white wine that’s usually sparkling — and you can keep it casual and mix it with some other Italian aperitivos like the Aperol, Campari or a digestive like the Lazzaroni… or you could misbehave with some classic recipe and add it to an American Negroni.“A Spritz is a cocktail with low-alcohol. You could use any amaro, or almost any liquor. There’s not a fixed formula, you can bend the rules,” said owner and chef, Luis Protti. “A little prosecco can water down the drink, and make it refreshing and bubbly.”Those bubbly memories also include the bocas I ordered: a cheese and meat platter, toast and pâté and some olives.It’s easy to write about drinking without having to write about the food at most bars, but I can’t explain the Buchón experience without mentioning the food. I eat a lot in there — and I mean it in actual quantity, not frequency. Photo courtesy Diego Matarrita“We still don’t know if we cook food to drink or we mix drinks as an excuse to eat,” Protti saidSo, last time I went over for a drink I asked for the steak and fries — they recommend you add a fried egg over most of their hot dishes and I usually like to follow sound advice. But I didn’t order alone: I invited two friends who had never visited Buchón.One of them ordered their special meatballs in tomato sauce over fries, wisely accompanied by the fried egg topping. The other friend asked for chorizo and toast with Brie cheese and homemade red onion jam. We shared the whole feast, which later included an order of fries and fresh burrata with bread.Then came the cocktails: the now famous Aperol Spritz, a gin and tonic, and, for me, a Lazzaroni Spritz. The latter is a not-yet-on-the-menu cocktail that uses prosecco and soda just like the Aperol Spritz, but the Aperol is replaced with Lazzaroni amaretto and tangerine juice.All three are delicious to savor while dining.Right after we finished eating, we continued drinking some of their most popular cocktails. The waiter, Javier, brought an Americano, an old-fashioned and a Negroni, all of them prepared with Protti’s three-ingredient rule — classic cocktails don’t need anything more than the best few ingredients, he insists.I seldom complain out loud that I don’t like that much the Negroni but this time I said it: it’s too sweet and too bitter. I was hoping for the waiter to frown, but all he did was bring prosecco to mix it with. The negroni at Buchón (Photo courtesy of Diego Matarrita)“It’s called Negroni sbagliato,” Protti later said, adding that it translates as “imperfect” or “incorrect” Negroni.Protti hopes they will have five new cocktails over the next few weeks. Even though not all of them will have bubbles, they were all designed to be the perfect companion to a hearty meal with a fried egg on top.“We want more bubbles,” Protti said about Buchón’s mission.“Maybe, for generations, we have kept them for special occasions. Now we realize there is a whole range of bubbles we can’t drink whenever we want to.”I’m not speaking for every palate, but for me and my friends, bubbles were all we needed to have a lovely dinner with plenty of Buchón’s greatest dishes.My take on fizzy cocktails is that they are great for dining, that’s about it.Natalia Diaz is a freelance journalist. She likes her reading the same way she likes her music: with a side of gin tonic. Natalia just started this new liquid diet and she’s writing all about it. You can follow her on Twitter @natdiaze. Facebook Comments Related posts:Can it still be agua de sapo if El Portón Rojo mixes it with rum? Cabra Negra’s warm rompope foams its way until Christmas Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948 A hangover, brunch and a classic bloody mary at Mazalast_img read more

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first_img Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Over 100,000 people were killed during the war, which also turned half of the country’s population of 4.3 million into refugees.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Top Stories Comments   Share   Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement ErrorOKFree Rate QuoteCall now 623-889-0130 ErrorOK Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Sponsored Stories 4 ways to protect your company from cyber breaches Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) – Authorities say police have detained seven former Bosnian Army soldiers who are suspected of having killed 20 Bosnian Serb civilians during the country’s 1992-95 war.A statement from the prosecutor’s office said Friday the suspects attacked a group of civilians as they were fleeing fighting in 1992. The statement describes the killings of mainly women, children and elderly people, as the worst wartime killing of Serbs in eastern Bosnia.last_img read more

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The Top 20 Cities to Buy a Retirement Home

first_img For homebuyers looking at that ideal retirement property, a survey by revealed that 77 percent of adults were looking at these homes to be affordable.When asked about the anticipated costs of a future home compared to the value of their current one, 26 percent respondents said, “about the same” while 27 percent would prefer “slightly less” and 24 percent “much less,” the survey indicated.”A home within a certain price point is only half of the equation,” said Danny Goodman, COO and Co-founder of “The surrounding area—whether or not an active adult community is of interest—plays an integral role in the quality of life, and nearby attractions and available establishments can greatly enhance that. These destinations provide budget-friendly options without demanding sacrifice for comfort.”Apart from affordability, the survey noted that these homebuyers were also looking for a fun and active retirement in or outside a 55-plus community. The survey then looked at cities and towns that provided a balance of affordability and an active retirement lifestyle. For the survey, looked at factors such as the overall cost of living, local home prices, state tax laws, well-being scores, availability of 55-plus communities, local health, local health care options, and public transit.Sioux Falls in South Dakota secured the first rank in this list scoring top marks in terms of affordable home prices and low cost of living (7 percent lower than the national average). At No. 2 Ocala, Florida not only got top marks for home affordability, but also for the wide variety of options available for active adult living and favorable tax laws. Four more Florida cities, Lakeland, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, and Gainesville took the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth spot respectively. Tampa-St. Petersburg, again in Florida, was ranked ninth, beaten by New Castle County, Delaware and South Bend, Indiana which took the seventh and eighth spot respectively. Waco, Texas rounded off the top 10 cities for retirement.Other cities that made the Top 2o rankings included, Birmingham, Alabama; Memphis, Tennessee; San Antonio, Texas; Fort Myers/Cape Coral, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; Melbourne, Florida; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida; Wichita Falls, Texas; and Indianapolis, Indiana. The Top 20 Cities to Buy a Retirement Home Affordable Housing homes property Retirement 2019-01-28 Radhika Ojha January 28, 2019 1,315 Views center_img in Daily Dose, Data, Featured, News Sharelast_img read more

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first_imgExperience an unforgettable seven-day tour of Bangkok, northern Thailand and Luang Prabang. Be enchanted by the exotic beauty of Phuket. Recline in the comfort of the most luxurious hotels in each location. Travel in the exquisite privacy of a personal Cessna Citation jet in the company of expert local guides who provides an exceptional insight and connection to the local people and culture.DAY 1 After arriving in Bangkok and checking in to your hotel to freshen up, your guide will escort you on a tour of the grandeur and majesty of Bangkok’s Royal Grand Palace. See the throne halls and marvel at the golden domes ceilings and mysterious Emerald Buddha. Overnight at Four Seasons Bangkok.DAY 2 After breakfast, depart from Bangkok by private jet to Chiang Rai. On arrival, visit the bustling trading town of Mae Sai, view ancient ruins at Chiang Saen, and take an exhilarating long-tailed boat ride along the mighty Mekong River. Get a fascinating insight into the Golden Triangle’s dark history at the Hall of Opium museum before checking in at Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa.DAY 3 Watch the early morning mist rise above the mountains of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos as you enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Then the day is yours to explore the pleasures of Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa. Relax by the pool, visit the babies at the nearby elephant camp or take a stroll with 160 acres of lush bamboo jungle.DAY 4 Transfer from the resort for your journey by private jet to Luang Prabang, the most beautiful town in Laos, which boasts a unique blend of temples and colonial buildings set between two rivers and a range of limestone mountains. After checking in to La Residence Phou Vao, enjoy a fascinating day of sightseeing around this UNESCO World Heritage Site and a traditional pun pa lunch.DAY 5 Rise early at dawn to experience life as a local by watching monks in saffron robes collecting their alms before returning to La Residence for breakfast. Later, participate in the traditional Baci ceremony that is at the heart of Lao culture. If time allows, head to the market for some last-minute shopping before departing to the airport. Fly by private luxury jet to Phuket. Overnight at Anantara Phuket Resort & SpaDay 6 A day of leisure to enjoy the tranquillity and laid-back luxury of your private Pool Villa at Anantara Phuket Resort & Spa. Relax by the pool, take a stroll along the secluded Mai Khao beach or try your hand at one of the array of water sports on offer.Day 7 Depart from the hotel to Phuket Airport for your flight.Package includes: – Flight on private Cessna Citation CJ3: Bangkok – Chiang Rai; Chiang Rai – Luang Prabang; Luang Prabang – Phuket -Tours and transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking guide -Activities as mentioned -Entrance fees for mentioned visits -Accommodation at selected hotels in Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Luang Prabang and Phuket in half-twin sharing room with daily breakfastlast_img read more

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first_img NEW YORK, N.Y. – PBS will broadcast a BBC news program featuring Washington correspondent Katty Kay for the second half of Charlie Rose’s vacated time slot, pairing it with a Christiane Amanpour program that began airing last week.The program, titled “Beyond 100 Days,” features the London-based Christian Fraser as co-anchor. It began as a temporary show to report on the Trump administration, but has continued indefinitely — hence the unusual title. PBS said Tuesday it will begin airing on Jan. 2.PBS has had to move quickly to find content for its 11 p.m. hour after ending Rose’s show suddenly when he was accused of sexual misconduct. He was also fired as a morning anchor at CBS.PBS faces the same challenge now at midnight after cutting Tavis Smiley loose on charges of inappropriate behaviour.The programs replacing Rose’s interviews give PBS an international outlook for the hour. Amanpour’s show is a rebroadcast of one that she does each weekday for CNN International, but it is not aired in the U.S.“Our role is to fill a market gap and I think the international approach is kind of missing in the news space right now,” said Beth Hoppe, PBS’ programming chief.Both programs are interim, however, she said. PBS sought existing programs because they could be ready faster than a show started from scratch. It’s unclear how long CNN wants to have Amanpour’s program rerun on PBS; the network is already in talks with the BBC about a long-term relationship for “Beyond 100 Days.”Kay, who became familiar to American audiences when she anchored a nightly BBC newscast that aired on most PBS stations, said there’s a dedicated core of viewers attracted to the BBC’s objectivity and its take on news inside and outside the U.S.“PBS audiences are smart, informed and global in their outlook,” she said. “They certainly don’t need a particularly tailored product that explains world events to them. What we give them is a unique perspective on world events.”The show was an immediate hit with the BBC’s worldwide audience. Beyond the tweets and drama, viewers overseas are curious about what the Trump administration means for American leadership in the world, she said.Originally conceived to cover the administration’s first 100 days, it was extended and became “100 Days Plus” and finally “Beyond 100 Days.” ”It probably needs some explaining to our American viewers,” Kay said.Hoppe’s got other ideas for the title.“If it stays, we might evolve it into something else,” she said. by David Bauder, The Associated Press Posted Dec 19, 2017 7:48 am PDT Last Updated Dec 19, 2017 at 9:20 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email PBS to air BBC show with Katty Kay in Rose time slotlast_img read more

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