Month: September 2019

Netflix Axes The OA SciFi Series After 2 Seasons

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first_img The OA, Netflix’s sci-fi series that involves alternate dimensions and missing individuals, has been cancelled after two seasons.The series, which premiered its eight-episode second season on March 22, will not have a third season, according to a Netflix statement obtained by The Wrap. A source told The Wrap that the streaming service analyzes viewing versus cost when it comes to cancellations and renewals and that The OA was a “big creative swing” that Netflix was “proud to take” for the past three years. Stay on target “We are incredibly proud of the 16 mesmerizing chapters of ‘The OA,’ and are grateful to [co-creator/star Brit Marling and co-creator/executive producer Zal Batmanglij] for sharing their audacious vision and for realizing it through their incredible artistry,” Cindy Holland, Netflix’s VP of original content, said in a statement. “We look forward to working with them again in the future, in this and perhaps many other dimensions.”PART II. NOW STREAMING. pic.twitter.com/1LY5bicicj— The OA (@The_OA) March 22, 2019The OA, which stars Marling as Prairie Johnson/The OA (the “Original Angel”) a young woman who mysteriously appears after disappearing for seven years and can see, even though she was blind before this time frame, first aired in December 2016. For The OA Part II, Johnson navigates a new dimension, one where she has a completely different life as a Russian heiress and one where she becomes Hap’s captive again. Teaming up with Karim Washington, a private eye, Johnson tries to find a missing teen that might be involved with a supernatural residence.Netflix didn’t explain why The OA was cancelled, however, the show has an 84 percent and 83 percent rating on RottenTomatoes.com from television critics and viewers, The Hollywood Reporter noted. The OA Season 2 received a Rotten Tomatoes score of 92 percent, while The OA Season 1 earned a Rotten Tomatoes score of 77 percent.“While we cannot finish this story, I can promise you we will tell others. I haven’t figured out any other effective coping mechanism for being alive in the anthropocene,” Marling wrote in an Instagram post. “And maybe, in some ways, it’s okay not to conclude these characters.”More on Geek.com:Netflix’s ‘The OA’ Season 2 Trailer Teases Alternate Dimension MayhemNetflix to Premiere ‘Enter the Anime’ DocumentaryHere’s Everything Coming to Netflix in August 2019center_img What to Stream on Netflix This WeekendZach Galifianakis Hits the Road in ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Trailer last_img read more

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Ed Nordholm releases texts emails and contract terms for Matt Hardy

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first_img Twitter May 24, 2017 at 3:24 pm Google+ Matt Hardy Confirms He Has Not Retired From WWE I too think they’ll get singles pushes and Jeff was one of their biggest merchandise sellers when he originally left and Matt was hugely over with the fans. I saw just how popular they are this year at the Wrestlecon during WM weekend when their signings drew bigger audiences than Flair, Sting, Hall, HBK and Lita (her line was quite long) combined. I think I still have pics but the Hardy’s line was insane and didn’t stop all day. The point is I think they would actually do better with singles runs than they will with the team right now if they can’t use the Broken stuff. It wasn’t the best ever but was possibly the most over gimmick of the last couple of years and they did it with Impact’s small audience. I was also shocked at how big the Delete chants were at Mania before the Hardy’s even appeared. All in all, WWE and the Hardy’s don’t need the broken stuff (altho I think it would help in their current presentation) but I just think it looks petty for Anthem to be still going on about it (i.e. engaging with the Hardy’s over it) as it makes them seem like they (Anthem) think they are bigger than they currently are, petty and wanting to mess with the livelihood of talents after the previous version not paying talents, etc. even if it turns out they do own the rights. It seems to me the only one losing in these exchanges is Anthem. Now Playing Up Next Long story short: TNA tried a literal sales pitch on WWE re: #BROKEN gimmick (which isn’t legally theirs) & they said “LOLZ yeah no, thanks”— Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 23, 2017 Anthem mad because WWE didn’t fall for their offensive money grab. That type of “business” is right on par with @RealJeffJarrett gold scam— Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 24, 2017 Joan Jett Set To Perform Ronda Rouseys Entrance At WrestleMania 35 Because it’s ALLLLLL coming out in court, honey. From the attorneys we hired back in MARCH. Where are those “logs” ? — Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 24, 2017 Reby needs to stop flapping her trap off on twitter. TNA lawyers will love this. Keep calm and carry on. She is probably right but a dignified silence would speak volumes. But hey, that’s cool. Something else we’ll add to the list of offenses. Thanks ! — Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 24, 2017 Pinterest Jb Mcmanus Now Playing Up Next Ronda Rousey Highlighting WWEs Problems May 24, 2017 at 5:36 pm Impact Wrestling announces move to AXS TV following Bound for Glory on October 20 I think they’ll both get single pushes when their Tag run is over. Maybe Matt for a mid card Tittle and Jeff in the World? Impact Wrestling President Ed Nordholm (Anthem Sports and Entertainment) took it upon himself to release a series of text message exchanges between himself and Matt Hardy dating back to March when a dispute first started up between both sides regarding the use of the “Broken” characters outside of the company.Back in February, Matt Hardy publicly confirmed that he would be departing the company along with his brother Jeff Hardy. When both opted to not agree to terms on a new deal, Impact Wrestling officials declined to bring them back in and have them drop the company’s tag team championships at scheduled TV tapings in Orlando.The Hardys would then show up in Ring of Honor not long later, making an appearance at the Manhattan Mayhem VI event in New York City. Both Anthem and Impact Wrestling would then attempt to prevent them from using the “Broken” characters during an ROH PPV and even going as far as to contact the satellite distribution companies.While The Hardys would make a surprise return to WWE at WrestleMania 33 back in April, an ongoing dispute with Anthem and Impact would play out online over the next few months with both Matt and Reby Hardy claiming they owned all trademarks regarding the “Broken” characters. Reby ended up being the most outspoken against Impact.On Monday, John Pollack conducted an interview with Nordholm who stated Impact had all “ownership rights to the characters” created within the confines of the company adding, “ownership of the characters in the storyline resides in Impact Wrestling and I don’t even think the Hardys would dispute that directly.”Following this appearance, Nordholm released the following statement to the wrestling media on Tuesday that included text message exchanges with Matt Hardy and email correspondence with WWE. Nordholm had noted in the interview on Monday that WWE had showed no interested in the “Broken” characters, something the emails confirm.The following statement is courtesy of The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online.“In response to on-going speculation concerning our position with respect to the “Broken Brilliance” creative, I am providing this detailed log of our communications on the subject and the contractual structure of our relationship with Matt Hardy with respect to intellectual property matters (which is standard to our roster and in the industry).There has never been any argument from Impact Wrestling that the Hardy’s were key contributors to the development of the characters and story line, or that Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy executed on their roles in spectacular fashion. But the position taken by the Hardys is a massive disservice to the contributions of the rest of the creative team at Impact Wrestling, including Jeremy Borash, Dave Lagano, Matt Conway and Billy Corgan, and is totally at odds with the terms of their contracts.The Hardys would have you believe that Anthem is somehow avoiding their lawyers to address this. This is the log of our communications with the Hardys and/or their lawyers. It is clear that we have not been avoiding them.March 10 – EBN speaks with executives at ROH about “Broken Brilliance” being used in ROH shows. I indicated willingness to provide an arrangement that would allow the creative to be used in ROH shows and encouraged ROH to have Matt speak with me if he wanted to pursue that discussionMarch 11 – EBN spoke at length with Matt by telephone about the structure of an amicable arrangement for use of the Broken Brilliance creativeMarch 14 – Matt sent text message to Ed Nordholm at 4:05pm: “Tried giving you a call, it rang & went busy. I’m open to working things out amicably as we spoke about. The lawyer who represent me is interested in seeing your offer. My lawyer’s email is {redacted} which you could send the offer to for review. Thanks.”And I responded by text at 6:41 pm: “Thank you Matt. I was supposed to be [flying] into NYC today and am a little twisted. I will pull something together with [our] lawyers and try to get it over to your lawyer tomorrow or Thursday at latest“March 16 – At 8:25 pm I sent an update text to Matt: “Hi Matt. My lawyer got me a draft too late to get reviewed for today. I will look at it in the morning. Sorry for the delay”And he responded at 9:16 pm: “Ok, he’s ready for it. Thanks for the update.”March 17 – counsel for Anthem Wrestling delivered draft proposal to counsel for Matt HardyMarch 24 – counsel for Anthem Wresting followed up with Matt Hardy counsel requesting comments on the proposalMarch 27 – counsel for Matt Hardy responds that they have been away and have not reviewed the proposal but will be back “in the next few days”After which no further communication untilApril 18 – counsel for Matt Hardy leaves a voice mail message for counsel for Anthem Wrestling asking to arrange a meetingApril 20 – EBN contacts WWE by email to determine veracity of internet rumours concerning WWE interest in Broken BrillianceApril 21 — WWE respond by email that there “is no interest on our end” {redacted email exchange attached}April 21 – counsel for Matt Hardy sends a follow up message requesting a meetingApril 27 – lawyers speak to arrange a meetingMay 16 – lawyers meet but no agreement reachedFinally, I am attaching a copy of the relevant provisions of Matt’s contract with Impact. The clause is virtually identical to the corresponding provisions of every wrestler under contract with Impact.The facts are that we tried to accommodate the Hardys for their Ring of Honour engagements, and have tried to elicit an indication from WWE whether they have an interest in using the Broken Brilliance creative in WWE. We are not hoarding it from WWE; WWE is not interested in it.We fully respect the decision of Matt and Jeff to return to WWE and appreciate all of their contributions to Impact Wrestling. We wish them every success.Our focus is on the future and we will not have any further public comment on this matter.”As you could expect, neither Matt or Reby Hardy were thrilled about this.I tell the truth & I don’t need to desperately overcompensate to prove my public credibility. My facts will be shared via the correct venue.— REBORN by FATE (@MATTHARDYBRAND) May 24, 2017 Now Playing Up Next Ronda Rousey On WWE: I Love This Job, But I Dont Need It BeefyB I guess they just aren’t a favorite of mine. They sell merchandise with or without the titles, and I don’t see why they need to put them on a couple of 40+ y/o guys. I always thought Matt was a lot better than Jeff, but that being said, Matt Hardy headlining a Wrestlemania wouldn’t really interest me. Videos Articles 7 COMMENTS Johnm Ed, it is called being played like a fiddle. Matt has been doing this for 12 damn years. Facebook May 24, 2017 at 12:09 pm Comments are closed. May 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm Al79 For God sakes it’s not like this was the best gimmick ever created. This seems like a lot of fuss over something that will never be used by WWE. I can’t see Matt or Jeff being elevated more than the tag titles (which they won at their debut). Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipMatt Hardy Confirms He Has Not Retired From WWEVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:45/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 38.40%0:03Remaining Time -0:42 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list WhatsApp Oh. And you might want to try spamming dirtsheets with the ACTUAL final version of that contract if you’re going to break confidentiality — Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 24, 2017 Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 9/13 Impact Highlights: oVe vs. Blanchard and Dreamer in Street Fight Main Event Should we release the phonecalls ? I kinda wanna release the phonecalls now… since we playin petty, apparently.— Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 24, 2017 May 24, 2017 at 3:05 pm Matt Hardy May 24, 2017 at 11:14 am May 24, 2017 at 1:41 pm What’s bad is the TNA/anthem/ed look bad but no way near as bad as reby god damn that women has made herself look like s*** Now Playing Up Next Thomas Smith Impact Results – 9/13/19 (Kiera Hogan vs. Tenille Dashwood, Street Fight Main Event) Now Playing Up Next Colby Al79 I just think it’s cute that TNA feels the need to “prove” themselves to randoms on the internet. Know why we don’t bother ?— Reby Hardy (@RebyHardy) May 24, 2017 Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasionslast_img read more

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NXT star appearing on Anthony Bourdain show TakeOver VIP tickets

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first_imgFacebook Twitter Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WWE NXT Results – 9/4/19 (Adam Cole defends the NXT Championship against Jordan Myles) Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img NXT star appearing on Anthony Bourdain showWWE.com is reporting that NXT star Adam Cole will appear on the Anthony Bourdain travel show on CNN. The episode focuses on Bourdain traveling to Pittsburgh and checking out a local independent wrestling show that Cole was featured on before signing with NXT.An early look of Cole on the show with Britt Baker can be viewed below.Sneak peak of @PartsUnknownCNN next Sunday with @Bourdain. pic.twitter.com/RHPEYG75A0— Britt Baker (@RealBrittBaker) October 16, 2017TakeOver VIP ticketsWWE.com is promoting VIP tickets for the upcoming NXT TakeOver: WarGames on November 18 in Houston, Texas in a few weeks.The VIP tickets include a VIP suite at the Toyota Center for the show, visits and photo opportunities with NXT talent, group photo on the entrance ramp and more.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteDuration 0:00/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Remaining Time -0:00 FullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. Pinterest WWE announces 2020 Royal Rumble tickets to go on-sale Friday, September 20 8/17 WWE Live Results: Houston and Grand Forks (Kingston vs. Orton, Rollins vs. Corbin)last_img read more

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Video WWE posts Brock Lesnars entire WrestleMania history playlist on YouTube

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first_imgFacebook Shawn Michaels Seth Rollins Pinterest Now Playing Up Next WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) Now Playing Up Next WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins Kurt Angle Shares Message In Support Of Roman Reigns Roy Nemer RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Is The Rocks Return To WWE In Jeopardy? WhatsAppcenter_img Ronda Rousey Videos Articles Videos Articles Google+ Now Playing Up Next Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Now Playing Up Next WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever Twitter Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte With WrestleMania just over a week away and Brock Lesnar defending his Universal Championship against Seth Rollins, WWE has posted a Lesnar WrestleMania playlist.The video includes the endings of Lesnar’s matches at past WrestleMania events.Here’s the full playlist:Brock Lesnar vs. Kurt Angle, WrestleMania 19Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg, WrestleMania 20Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H, WrestleMania 29Brock Lesnar vs. The Undertaker, WrestleMania 30Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns (Seth Rollins cash in), WrestleMania 31Brock Lesnar vs. Dean Ambrose, WrestleMania 32Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg, WrestleMania 33Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns, WrestleMania 34Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Lists The Shields Top 10 WinsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:27 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the listlast_img read more

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WWE Superstar Mickie James undergoes ACL surgery today said to be a

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first_imgFacebook Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipHadiyas classmates testify about what they saw the day she was killedVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 1:53/Current Time 0:01Loaded: 5.79%0:01Remaining Time -1:52 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Google+ Now Playing Up Next WhatsApp Bully Ray Calls Out Ring Of Honor Fan On Twitter WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) Protest march organizers dont want Mayor Emanuels support Pinterest Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Twitter Now Playing Up Nextcenter_img Mike Tedesco RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Chicago man struck by stray bullet in head while sleeping in bed Thank you all for your love, prayers, and well wishes. I am grateful! I’ll be just fine… if I come back… I’m coming back bionic! — Mickie James~Aldis (@MickieJames) July 16, 2019 Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Hadiyas classmates testify about what they saw the day she was killed Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Mickie James WWE Superstar Mickie James underwent surgery today for a torn ACL ligament in her knee.Nick Aldis, James’ husband, took to Twitter to give an update. Aldis mentioned that the surgery was a complete success. F4WOnline is reporting she is expected to be out for seven to nine months.James tore her ACL last month during a match against Carmella in Waco, Texas.James is a 5-time Women’s Champion and a 1-time Divas Champion. She last appeared on television during the Women’s Battle Royal at WrestleMania 35. James was moved to the Smackdown Live roster, but was not used on television.UPDATE: Surgery was a complete success. I’m sure when she’s feeling up to it she’ll share more. Thank you all! https://t.co/RxCHyko2UQ— What’s causin’ Aldis (@RealNickAldis) July 16, 2019last_img read more

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Judge Homicide suspect not married at time of attack

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first_imgJudge Robert Lewis on Thursday found that the alleged marriage of triple-homicide suspect Brent Luyster and his alleged accomplice, Andrea Sibley, was invalid at the time of the July 2016 fatal shooting, thwarting the defense’s attempt to keep Sibley from testifying against Luyster at trial.The ruling was among about a half-dozen motions brought by Luyster’s defense team during an hourslong hearing, in which the attorneys and judge cruised through a number of issues in Clark County Superior Court.Luyster’s defense team filed motions to suppress firearms found during a police canine search in Longview, suppress evidence found in a storage unit belonging to Sibley, prohibit Sibley from testifying against Luyster, amend a shackling order against Luyster and change the trial venue, among other routine, pretrial matters.Prosecutors also raised concerns over former Clark County sheriff’s Detective Kevin Harper — a longtime major crimes detective who resigned from the sheriff’s office in February following allegations of misconduct — potentially being called to testify at trial by the defense. The issue may be re-addressed later, however, because the defense does not yet know if it will call Harper to testify.Luyster’s trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 30, though jury selection may take the first part of the week.On Thursday, his attorneys argued that prosecutors can’t call Sibley to testify against Luyster because of spousal immunity and said that the two were married in October 2013. However, the prosecution contended that the marriage, including a certificate filed with the Clark County Auditor’s Office in March, is fraudulent.last_img read more

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After regional honors AbSci looks for growth

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first_imgBefore AbSci moved into elegant offices on the third floor of the Hudson Building in downtown Vancouver, founder Sean McClain began the company in the basement of the Portland State University’s business accelerator.“We just bootstrapped this,” McClain said Friday. “I was working in this dungeon-basement lab for about 18 months to get the proof of concept done.”That was before it officially launched in 2011. Since then, the biotechnology firm has landed millions in investment and even a $200,000 commitment from Gov. Jay Inslee’s office that helped land the firm in Clark County a year ago.Earlier this week, AbSci was named the top startup-stage company in the region by Oregon Entrepreneurs Network. The firm has shown “game-changing” technology and potential to make a big economic splash in the region, organizers said.McClain joked that winning at the gala event gives AbSci “street cred” with peers.“It’s like the Oscars of the entrepreneurial community here,” he said, laughing. “It’s just a good networking event, and kind of a fun event to celebrate entrepreneurial achievement in all different industries and entrepreneurs.”last_img read more

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Morning Press Armed robbery car tab increase Value Village suit

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first_img What will will the weather throw at us this weekend? Find out with our local weather coverage.Here are some of the stories that grabbed readers’ attention this week.Online deals turn into robberies at Red Robin, twicePolice officers arrested two 17-year-old boys Wednesday afternoon after an online transaction allegedly turned into an armed robbery in the parking lot of an east Vancouver Red Robin, the second such incident there in the past two days.The two are also suspected in a robbery at a nearby Baja Fresh Mexican Grill.On Tuesday at 9:36 p.m., according to Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kapp, someone called 911 about a robbery in the Red Robin restaurant at 801 S.E. 160th Ave.Two teen boys arrested in connection to robberies at Red Robin, nearby Baja FreshRelated story: Teen suspects appear in court in robberies in Red Robin parking lotVancouver approves $20 license tab fee increaseWith little fanfare, the Vancouver Transportation Benefit District Board unanimously approved a $20 license tab fee increase Monday evening. The city council serves as the Transportation Benefit District Board to control vehicle fee revenues.The $20 fee increase was not a new discussion. An increase in 2018 has been the plan since the fee was first approved in December 2015. Chris Malone, public works finance and asset manager, said the fee assures a “user pays” dimension to the overall funding approach. The $20 — now $40 — fee is also the single largest revenue generator in the street funding strategy. The Vancouver Transportation Benefit District Board unanimously approved a $20 license tab fee increase Monday evening. (Handoff)last_img read more

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CTran buys Gifford Pinchots former headquarters

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first_imgC-Tran directors approved the purchase of the former Gifford Pinchot National Forest headquarters for $6.85 million, plus $950,000 for closing costs and tenant improvements to the 40,000-square-foot building.C-Tran will move its administrative staff out of its current location at 2425 N.E. 65th Ave and into the building early next year. As part of the site upgrades, C-Tran plans to add a new board room to host future meetings.The building is at 10600 N.E. 51st Circle in Orchards, near the Interstate 205-state Highway 500 interchange and adjacent to the regional Washington State Department of Transportation and Washington State Patrol offices.C-Tran’s administrative building was built in 1983. The agency then added modular buildings in 2006 and expanded its maintenance facilities that same year. In 2016, as part of The Vine project, C-Tran also expanded its maintenance facilities to accommodate the service’s 60-foot buses.But the agency maintains that its facilities aren’t enough to meet its growing fleet and subsequent needs.While administrative staff are moving, maintenance and operations staff will stay at on Northeast 65th. In the not too distant future, the facility will be renovated and expanded as part of C-Tran’s Administration/Operations/Maintenance Facility Master Plan.last_img read more

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Umtiti refuses to rule out Neymar move to Real Madrid

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first_imgBarcelona defender Samuel Umtiti believes that a transfer for Neymar to arch-rivals Real Madrid is something that is completely out of their controlDespite having only left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain last summer in a world-record €222m deal, Neymar has been strongly linked with a return to La Liga after being reportedly discontent with life in the French capital.The Brazilian international has been targeted by Real with Florentino Perez having been known to have harboured a long held desire to see Neymar in the famous white shirt at the Santiago Bernabeu.Recently, PSG have announced that they have no interest in parting ways with their prized asset this summer. But the rumours have persisted with Neymar reportedly keen on joining Real.Fati and Suarez shine against Valencia at Camp Nou Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 15, 2019 With a mesmerizing first half from Ansu Fati and a brace from Luis Suarez in the second half, Barcelona demolished Valencia at Camp Nou.Valencia…“In football, anything is possible. Just because you played for Barca that doesn’t mean you can’t go to Real. If he wants to go, and Real wants him, it will be done.” Umtiti told Canal+.After suffering a metatarsal injury in PSG’s 3-0 win over Marseille in February, Neymar has been absent from the PSG side. But coach Unai Emery has previously revealed that he is confident that the star will return in time for the end of the season games.last_img read more

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Iniesta move to Chongqing Lifan a rumour – coach

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first_imgAndres Iniesta’s reported transfer to Chinese Super League side Chongqing Lifan is nothing more than a “rumour”, says the club’s coachBoth the Spanish and the Chinese media have been strongly linking the veteran midfielder to the club with Iniesta expected to confirm his plans for the future by the end of the month.However, Chongqing coach Paulo Bento, who was the manager of Portugal in the last World Cup, has now denied this and stated that it is nothing more than a “rumour”.Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta credits father for his career Andrew Smyth – August 30, 2019 Andres Iniesta revealed the influence his father has been on his incredible career, which has seen him everything in football for Barcelona and Spain.“This is a rumor and it is very difficult to comment on rumors.” said the Portuguese coach, according to HurriyetDailyNews.“But I don’t think there is any fan or coach in the world that doesn’t like a player like Iniesta.”Iniesta has kept silent on his future since announcing last month that he had until the end of April to decide whether to go to China or not.last_img read more

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Bendtner left out of final Denmark World Cup squad

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first_imgFormer Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner has been omitted from Denmark’s final 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup, reports The LocalThe 30-year-old has reinserted himself into the Denmark squad after a two-year exile due to his rediscovered form with Norwegian side Rosenborg.However, after being named in the 27-man preliminary squad for Russia, Bendtner sustained a groin injury while playing for his club and missed Saturday’s goalless draw against Sweden in Stockholm.Joining him in missing out on a place for the World Cup are Andreas Bjelland, Mike Jensen and Peter Ankersen.“Bendtner and Bjelland are out because we don’t think they’ll be fit for the first match against Peru. It’s too soon. That match will be very important. And we have swapped Mike Jensen with (Michael) Krohn-Dehli [of Spanish club Deportivo de La Coruña, ed.],” Hareide said in a video posted to the Danish football association’s Twitter account.The Norwegian coach explained that, despite both Bendtner and Bjelland having returned to full training, their readiness for Denmark’s World Cup opener against France remained doubtful and so, therefore, he decided to omit them.“We are looking at the Peru match because it is so important for us. We are probably battling with Peru and Australia for second place. So it is important to get a good start, so we need players who are in form,” Hareide said.Denmark, Euro 2020Euro 2020 qualifiers round up from group D George Patchias – September 5, 2019 In Euro 2020 qualifying group D, Denmark hit Gibraltar for six while Ireland and Switzerland played out a draw.The Danes made easy work of…“Bjelland and Bendtner have been in training after injuries and we don’t think they’ll be fit for the first match,” he added.On how Bendtner took the news, Age added: “Bendtner stood up and asked whether he could say something, and then wished the team good luck with the job in Russia. That’s how it is. It’s become a close-knit group, and it is just as hard for the players [to leave someone out] as it is for me.”Denmark’s full squad for the 2018 World Cup:Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester/ENG), Jonas Lössl (Huddersfield ENG), Frederik Rønnow (Brøndby.Defenders: Simon Kjær (Sevilla/ESP), Andreas Christensen (Chelsea/ENG), Mathias ‘Zanka’ Jørgensen (Huddersfield/ENG), Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER), Henrik Dalsgaard (Brentford/ENG), Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese/ITA), Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich/ENG).Midfielders: William Kvist (F.C. Copenhagen), Thomas Delaney (Werder Bremen/GER), Lukas Lerager (Bordeaux/FRA) Lasse Schöne (Ajax/NED), Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Michael Krohn-Dehli (Deportivo La Coruña/ESP).Forwards: Pione Sisto (Celta Vigo/ESP), Martin Braithwaite (Bordeaux/FRA), Andreas Cornelius (Atalanta/ITA), Viktor Fischer (F.C. Copenhagen), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig/GER), Nicolai Jørgensen, (Feyenoord/NED), Kasper Dolberg (Ajax/NED).last_img read more

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Rodriguez happy at Milan

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first_imgSwiss left-back Ricardo Rodriguez’s agent would consider “a team that has a chance to win the Champions League” as he “won’t leave Milan easily,” his agent confirms via Football Italia.The agent met with Rossoneri sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli today, with some taking that as a sign the Swiss left-back will be sold.“It’s all good, we have an excellent relationship with Mirabelli,” Gianluca Di Domenico told MilanNews after the meeting.“There’s great transparency, it was him who wanted Ricardo at Milan, he followed him for a long time.“He’s happy in Milan, he wanted Milan and he loves the city. Milan are second in Europe for [Champions League] titles won and he’s happy to be here.Cristiano Ronaldo, JuventusSerie A Betting: Match-day 3 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Considering there is a number of perfect starts so early in the Serie A season, as well as a few surprisingly not-so perfect ones….“If an offer comes in from a team that has a chance to win the Champions League then it would be legitimate for both Milan and the player to evaluate that option, but Ricardo won’t leave Milan easily.“I can’t confirm any offers, none have reached the table. There’s interest of course, but that’s normal for a player who is doing well at the World Cup. There’s no concrete offer on the table.“Leaving aside the period Milan are going through, this remains one of the biggest clubs in Europe.“Even outside of European competition, playing for Milan is a very important thing. There are teams playing in Europe that will never have the value Milan has.”last_img read more

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Kane on winning the World Cup Golden Boot Im extremely proud

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first_imgWhile the disappointment of coming so close to reaching the final with England may still be haunting him right now, Harry Kane was proud to have been able to prove himself at the World Cup by winning the Golden Boot award after scoring six goalsThe Tottenham striker has scored an incredible 105 goals in 139 appearances in the last four Premier League seasons and has managed to carry over that form in the Champions League, where he netted seven times in seven games.But following a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign, Kane arrived at the World Cup this summer determined to prove his worth as one of the greatest forwards in world football by firing England to their first final in the competition in 52 years.While he may have been just one round short of reaching the latter, Kane’s six goals at Russia saw him finish top of the scoring charts to claim the Golden Boot award.“I said before coming into this tournament that I wanted to prove I could do it on these stages,” said Kane, according to The Guardian.“The Euros were disappointing. If anything I wanted to prove to myself I could score at this level. I’ve scored at every other level and it was important I did that.Jadon Sancho, Borussia DortmundCrouch: Liverpool could beat Man United to Jadon Sancho Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Peter Crouch wouldn’t be surprised to see Jadon Sancho end up at Liverpool one day instead of his long-term pursuers Manchester United.“I’m extremely proud and I’m sure I’ll look back in a few weeks’ time and take all these experiences in. It’s hard to do that now because we are still disappointed.”Kane’s scoring prowess was at full display in the group stages with a brace against Tunisia in England’s opening game before scoring a brilliant hat-trick against Panama.But the 24-year-old admitted that he leaves Russia with some regrets over unable to find the back of the net in England’s final three games.“It’s been a fantastic campaign for me personally and the team as well,” the England captain said.“But there’s still stuff I can improve on. Obviously, I can get better.“I feel like there have been games in this tournament when I could have done better but that’s all part of the learning curve.”last_img read more

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Juventus announce squad for ICC tour

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first_imgA record of seven consecutive Serie A titles and counting, Juventus head into this summer looking to continue their historic run this year and will begin their pre-season preparations with a challenging encounter against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the International Champions CupWhile they may be making history in Italy with seven successive league crowns and four straight domestic doubles, Juventus are aiming higher this year in finally winning the one piece of silverware that continues to elude them – the Champions League.And their hopes have undoubtedly been boosted by the timely arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid and the five-time Champions League winner is determined to deliver the crown to Turin.“As the president has told me, it’s not an obsession but a dream,” said Ronaldo.“I’m here to help Juventus make it come true. It’s possible.”But unfortunately, Juventus will have to make do without their record signing for their tour in America ahead of a testing schedule that will see them face Bayern, Benfica and finally Real Madrid.World Cup stars Mario Mandzukic, Marko Pjaca and Blaise Matuidi have all been given extra time off by head coach Massimiliano Allegri.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.But Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala, Rodrigo Bentancur and Douglas Costa and Juan Cuadrado are injured.Juventus squad for International Champions CupGoalkeepers: Wojciech Szczesny, Mattia Perin, Carlo Pinsoglio, Mattia Del Favero,Defenders: Mattia De Sciglio, Giorgio Chiellini, Mehdi Benatia, Alex Sandro, Mattia Caldara, Andrea Barzagli, Joao Cancelo, Daniele Rugani, Pietro Beruatto, Roman Macek, Grigoris KastanosMidfielders: Miralem Pjanic, Sami Khedira, Claudio Marchisio, Emre Can, Leandro Fernandes, Matheus Pereira da Silva, Alessandro Di Pardo, Nicolo FagioliForwards: Federico Bernardeschi, Luca Clemenza, Stefano Beltrame, Andrea Favilli(as announced on the club website).last_img read more

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Nuno Espirito Santo I learned from Mourinho at Porto

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first_imgWolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo has revealed how much he learnt from Jose Mourinho when he played under him at Porto.Nuno Espirito Santo played under Jose Mourinho when he was in charge at Porto, and he helped the Manchester United boss win the UEFA Cup together in 2003 and the Champions League in 2004.After ending his playing career, Nuno became Porto manager for one season before he joined Wolves in 2017 and lead them to promotion.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.“A lot. In that moment, what we had, the group of players we had, the way Mourinho manages and made us believe that it was possible to do what we did as a squad. We won everything, and it was absolutely fantastic.” Nuno told Sky Sports when asked what he learnt from Mourinho.“You take from everyone. When you have such success it’s because you do things right. Of course, you learn a lot as a player when you pay attention to managers when they speak to you.”last_img read more

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Gattuso wants winning attitude to continue

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first_imgGennaro Gattuso is impressed with AC Milan’s new winning mentality and wants them to continue in that run as they gear up to face Chievo Verona.Gattuso’s men have overcome their poor start to return to winning ways with a 4-1 win over Sassuolo then came from behind to defeat Olympiacos in the Europa League.“Every game has a different story,” said Gattuso in his Press conference. “We had started well against Olympiacos, and that goal knocked the wind out of our sails, but we did well to react.“This type of attitude is what I want to see, as over the last two months we’ve been missing that. We focused on passing but were missing something.“The last two games have broken the ice psychologically. We’ve shown this season that we have some defects and are working to correct them, but it’ll take time. We’re not far off the top teams and must continue believing in our work.”Cristiano Ronaldo, JuventusSerie A Betting: Match-day 3 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Considering there is a number of perfect starts so early in the Serie A season, as well as a few surprisingly not-so perfect ones….Cutrone has earned a senior Italy call-up for games against Ukraine and Poland, but Gattuso doesn’t suggest more playing time is in the works.“I don’t enjoy putting Cutrone on the bench, and I was distraught when he was injured. He is someone who changes games with his enthusiasm and dynamism.“Patrick can change a match when he comes off the bench. He has also done well when starting, but always makes an impact as a substitute.“Cutrone should be proud of the call-up, as it must give him incredible joy. We’ll see if he actually goes because his ankle still hurts, but I’m proud he got the nod.”last_img read more

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Merson Arsenal allowing Ramsey to leave for free is a crime

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first_imgEx-Arsenal star Paul Merson criticised the club’s poor management over Aaron Ramsey’s contract situation and fears that Mesut Ozil’s lucrative deal will make it difficult to attract top talentThe Gunners are set to lose Ramsey for nothing this summer, once his contract expires, after failed talks over an extension.The 28-year-old midfielder has since been strongly linked with a move to Serie A champions Juventus, who have confirmed their interest in bringing him to Italy.“Letting Ramsey leave is just bad, bad club management isn’t it,” Merson told Sky Sports Debate.“To let player contracts run out in this day and age for how much these players go for and how much they’re worth is criminal.“To let him leave the club and walk away for free, somebody in his prime leaving for nothing, it’s a football crime.”Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.Merson also believes Arsenal will be hard pushed to sign a suitable replacement for Ramsey due to their decision to hand Ozil a new lucrative long-term contract for a weekly wage of £350,000 a week before tax.He added: “Now they have got to replace him and that will cost money but until the Ozil problem gets sorted out they are going to find it difficult to bring in players.“Because if they bid £50-60m for someone, the first thing the player will say is well I want what Ozil is getting.“And when the club says you aren’t getting that then the player will just say well I’m not coming then. And that is what happened with Ramsey.”Merson is a former midfielder who played for Arsenal from 1985 to 1997 and made 327 appearances across all competitions in the process.The 50-year-old won the English first division title twice at North London and was a part of the squad which won the European Cup in the 1993/94 season.last_img read more

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Barcelona at risk of being expelled from the Copa del Rey

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first_imgBarcelona could be expelled from the Copa del Rey after allegedly choosing to play an ineligible player in Juan Brandariz “Chumi”19-year-old Chumi was named as a starter in Barcelona’s first leg against Levante last week in the Copa del Rey, which they surprisingly lost 2-1.But El Mundo broke the story that the young defender had in fact been suspended by the Spanish FA (RFEF) for receiving a fifth booking in a second division game against Castellón on Sunday for the B team.Now Barcelona could be kicked out of the Copa del Rey as a result of playing Chumi at Levante.“To the club that sets an ineligible line-up with a footballer who does not comply with the regulations to be able to participate in a game, this will be given as a defeat, declaring the opponent the winner by a score of three goals to zero, unless the winning margin was greater,” reads Article 76 of the RFEF’s disciplinary code.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“In the case of a knockout tie, it will be resolved in favour of the opponent.”Barcelona won the second leg of their last-16 tie against Levante 3-0 to book their place in the quarter-finals, which could turn out to have been a pointless effort.Real Madrid had in fact been eliminated from the competition themselves for similar circumstances after playing the suspended Denis Cheryshev in 2015.Barcelona have defended their actions on the matter based on a memo entitled circular 28, which states that the suspension was not relevant.last_img read more

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Carnival Corp President to Headline Chambers Annual Meet n Greet for CEOs

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first_img VIPs Pack Chamber Event at Palm Cay to Mix, Mingle & Meet Carnival Chiefs Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp​Bahamas (Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation) – Arnold W. Donald, who heads the $3.6 billion Carnival Corporation, will headline the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation annual mix and mingle for business leaders, movers and shakers at an event being called The Wind Down: Where Business + Leisure Meet October 2.​The networking reception focusing on what creates sustainable success is expected to draw a waiting list of attendees. It will be held at the Billfish Grill at Palm Cay, the 350-home mixed residential and marina community that has been a success story in its own right, winning, among other accolades, the first Bahamas Contractors Association award presented to a development rather than a contractor. ​“Bringing together a man who is larger than life in the diverse operation that is Carnival Corporation with its 10 cruise ships brands and 91,000 employees with local leaders in the business community in a venue at a beachside setting that shows the best of The Bahamas is one that we hope will once again reinforce how important the business sector is to the well-being of the nation,” said Edison Sumner, Chamber CEO.​Long recognized as the voice of business in The Bahamas, the Chamber has in the past few years touched more people at every level than ever before. Its Chamber Institute with monthly practical seminars and workshops, its thoughtful statements on pending legislation and its active development in promoting sectors of the economy linking domestic providers and suppliers with potential foreign buyers and investors has skyrocketed the 100-plus year old institution’s position to new heights.​The presence of Mr. Arnold could elevate its reputation even more.​According to Mr. Sumner, the event, being billed as a once in now-time opportunity, is expected to be a sell-out.“Because we want a certain amount of intimacy and personal contact, we have limited the numbers and with the invitations just going out today, the response has been immediate,” he said. “I’m not sure what we are going to have to do to top this next year, but maybe we will ask the American Embassy, which assisted with this year’s main guest of honour, to see if they can bring the president or head of a winning basketball team. We are very appreciative to the Embassy and our sponsors for their support.”Mr. Sumner’s reference to basketball was likely in connection with Mr. Arnold’s predecessor Micky Arison, owner of the Miami Heat and until July of last year, president of Carnival, the company his father founded and which he grew and ran with success until he turned over the post of top executive in July 2013. Mr. Arison remains chairman. And the company continues to thrive, reporting more than $1 billion in profit in the last fiscal year under Mr. Arnold’s reign.Sponsors include American Embassy, Bahamas First, BTC, Callenders & Co. Counsel & Attorneys, John Bull Group of Companies, NUA and Palm Cay Marina & Beach Club. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Bahamas Chamber Meets Baha Mar Provisional Liquidators Related Items:Arnold donald, bahamas chamber of commerce, carnival corporation Hundreds expected for massive Freedom of Information block party October 25last_img read more

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