OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 6.6 per cent in May. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities. It cautions, however, that the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. Here are the jobless rates last month by city (previous month in brackets):— St. John’s, N.L. 8.5 per cent (8.3)— Halifax 7.0 (6.8)— Moncton, N.B. 6.1 (6.9)— Saint John, N.B. 5.6 (6.2)— Saguenay, Que. 6.8 (6.5)— Quebec 4.6 (4.2)— Sherbrooke, Que. 6.2 (6.2)— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 6.5 (6.5)— Montreal 6.6 (6.7)— Gatineau, Que. 5.6 (5.7)— Ottawa 5.8 (5.1)— Kingston, Ont. 5.5 (5.8)— Peterborough, Ont. 6.7 (5.2)— Oshawa, Ont. 5.9 (6.1)— Toronto 6.9 (6.9)— Hamilton, Ont. 5.2 (5.4)— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 6.9 (6.8)— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.3 (5.2)— Brantford, Ont. 5.1 (4.7)— Guelph, Ont. 3.9 (4.6)— London, Ont. 6.2 (5.7)— Windsor, Ont. 5.0 (4.9)— Barrie, Ont. 5.4 (5.8)— Sudbury, Ont. 6.6 (6.7)— Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.5 (5.7)— Winnipeg 5.9 (6.3)— Regina 4.7 (4.6)— Saskatoon 8.3 (7.8)— Calgary 9.3 (9.3)— Edmonton 7.9 (8.1)— Kelowna, B.C. 4.0 (4.8)— Abbotsford, B.C. 5.6 (5.7)— Vancouver 5.2 (4.8)— Victoria 3.9 (3.7)
Washington- The “Morocco caucus” at the US Congress reiterated firm support to the Moroccan autonomy plan for the Sahara and recalls the US administration “unchanged position” on the issue.In a letter to US president Barak Obama on the eve of a working visit to Washington by HM King Mohammed VI (Nov.22), the caucus stresses the utmost importance that this issue has for Morocco, calling the US chief executive to seize the “opportunity” of the Moroccan king’s visit to “reaffirm the US unchanged policy of support to a settlement based on large autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty.The Moroccan autonomy initiative put forward by Morocco in 2007 remains “the best framework for a negotiated political solution,” says the letter which also insists “it is one of the few issues enjoying wide consensus both at the House of Representatives and the Senate”. Of Morocco-US relations, the congress members recall that Morocco, the first nation to recognize the United States of America, is “a friend country and a solid partner in North Africa”, sharing “our values and aspirations for the region. As such, the letter goes on, “given the current juncture at the regional level”, relations with Morocco have “a capital and strategic importance”.The Morocco caucus also urges for seizing the opportunity of HM the King’s trip to Washington to consolidate “strategic relations” with Morocco to face “common challenges in North Africa and the Sahel region”.
The student of the Colombo University who fell from the third floor of the University this morning is in serious condition, the Colombo National Hospital said.The student, identified as Randima, is a Science Faculty student and a resident of Lunugamwehera. The student is 23 year old girl. She is to undergo an operation, the hospital said. (Colombo Gazette)
“Violence against women is global in reach, and takes place in all societies and cultures,” he said in a statement marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. “It affects women no matter what their race, ethnicity, social origin, birth or other status may be.”Noting that gender-based violence is particularly pervasive in situation of armed conflicts, when women and girls become victims of rape and other forms of sexual violence, the Secretary-General said ending the impunity for such crimes is an important step.Referring to the Special Court for Sierra Leone, he said for the first time forced marriage would be prosecuted as a crime against humanity.Describing violence against women as “a challenge in itself,” since it could cause HIV infection, the Secretary-General observed that sexual violence increases women’s vulnerability to the virus.“All too frequently, the threat to violence forces women to have unprotected sex,” he said. “Violence can also make it impossible for women to seek information, follow treatment or even raise the subject for discussion.”He said the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women continued to play a dynamic role in ensuring that the issue was a high priority for the international community, noting that the Optional Protocol to the Convention “gives women the right to petition, and has the potential to become a highly effective tool for addressing gender-based violence.”Meanwhile, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) also pointed out that systematic use of rape as a weapon of war was a violation of human rights that demands urgent attention and an end to impunity.“The prevalence of rape and sexual violence during armed conflict is not a new problem, but it is as serious as it has even been,” said Executive Director Carol Bellamy. “Perpetrators of sexual violence during armed conflict are violating international law. States must hold them accountable, and there must be resources for victims to seek justice.”She saw the use of rape in wars as “one of the most disturbing phenomena” of the past two decades. “In situations of armed conflicts, girls and women are routinely targeted in campaigns of gender-based violence, including rape, mutilation, prostitution, and sexual slavery,” she said.Referring to conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan, the UNICEF chief observed that militias had routinely engaged in rape of young girls and women of all ages. “That conflict has forced more than a million people to leave their homes and seek refuge in makeshift camps,” she said. “But even there, women and girls are in grave danger of being sexually assaulted, particularly when they go beyond the camp for firewood.”
READY TO ANSWER some challenging questions about the future of the Irish tourist industry?That’s what Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring are looking for members of the public, the tourism industry and tourists to do.People are being invited to contribute their ideas on future plans for Ireland’s tourism industry in a new Government initiative launched today.This is the first time this has been done since New Horizons back in 2003, and this time around it involves a consultation and question paper.This paper asks people to answer “challenging questions about the future of Irish tourism”.The consultation document has 20 topics on which views and submissions are invited. These include:Where our priority country markets should beWhat should the balance of spending be among marketing, events and attractionsHow we can build on the success of the GatheringHow can be best harness local authorities, communities, business to support tourismHow should we measure success, visits or revenue.Minister Varadkar said that tourism has moved “from crisis mode two years ago, firmly into recovery mode now”.He added: “With the success of The Gathering, a significant increase in overseas visits for three years in a row and a good summer for domestic tourism behind us, we now must ask ourselves, what next?”Varadkar said he wants this “to be the most far-reaching review of Irish tourism policy review in years”. Minister Ring said that they “want to hear from everybody on this”.Copies of the document will be available on the website of the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport and submissions can be emailed to email@example.com or sent by post to: Tourism Policy, Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, 44 Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Submissions should be sent by 1 November 2013.Read: German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport>Read: ‘Hipsters’ are the target of new Irish tourism campaign>
Un astéroïde a frôlé la Terre ce week-endVendredi, dans l’après-midi, un astéroïde de la taille d’un bus s’est approché à 60.000 kilomètres de la Terre. D’après les experts du Minor Planet Center, la collision a été “évitée de peu”.Jeudi, sur Twitter, l’agence spatiale américaine a annoncé qu’un astéroïde “passerait sans problème à côté de la Terre le 27 janvier”. Et l’approche a bien eu lieu. Les experts du Minor Planet Center, un organisme qui traque ces objets dans le système solaire, ont en effet confirmé que le corps céleste avait “frôlé” notre planète aux alentours de 15H00 GMT.À lire aussiBoisson, météorite et Facebook, les actus sciences que vous devez connaître ce 5 septembreL’astéroïde, baptisé 2012 BX34, mesurait entre six et 19 mètres de diamètre, a indiqué Gareth Williams, directeur associé de cet organisme dont le siège se trouve aux Etats-Unis. Il “s’est approché à 60.000 kilomètres de la Terre vendredi vers 15H00 GMT”, a précisé à l’AFP le spécialiste assurant qu’une collision avait “été évitée de peu”.L’objet n’avait été détecté que tard : il était soudainement apparu mercredi dans le champ de vision d’un télescope situé dans l’Arizona. Un repérage tardif alors que l’astéroïde était déjà près de la Terre qui s’expliquerait par la petite taille de l’objet d’après Gareth Williams. Le directeur a cependant estimé que bien que le fait qu’il eut frôlé la notre planète eut été une surprise, cela n’était pas totalement inhabituel. “L’année dernière nous avons observé environ 30 objets qui sont passés dans l’orbite de la Lune”, a t-il ajouté.Le 30 janvier 2012 à 10:13 • Maxime Lambert
Five residents and five high school seniors from Clark County are finalists for General George C. Marshall Public and Youth Leadership Awards.The award ceremony is at 5:30 p.m. March 21 at Providence Academy, 400 E. Evergreen Blvd.Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman will be keynote speaker, with special guest Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, last year’s speaker.Adult finalists: Cadie Dye, Partners in Careers; Narek Daniyelyan, Clark College; Amy Lodholz, Evergreen Habitat for Humanity; Jamie Spinelli, Community Services Northwest; and Jenny Thompson, Police Activities League of Vancouver.The recipient will participate in the Leadership Clark County program, tour the Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Va., and visit Washington, D.C.Youth finalists and high school: Kiara Fehrs, Heritage; Brianna Knode, Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience; Bridgette McCarthy, Washougal; Cornelius Vandermaas, Hockinson; and Hannah Wistrand, Skyview.The youth award includes a $2,500 college scholarship and a $500 summer internship in the Trust’s Celebrate Freedom office.Tickets are available at thehistorictrust.org/marshall-awards.
Romelu Lukaku has suggested that a move to the Serie A may be a part of his future plansThe 25-year-old striker has spent the last eight seasons at the Premier League following stints with Chelsea, West Brom, Everton and now Manchester United.In that time, Lukaku has notched 105 goals and 41 assists in 228 appearances in the English top-flight.Yet Lukaku indicated that following his brother, Jordan, to the Serie A could be on the agenda.Virgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“Why not? I hope so,” replied Lukaku, when asked by La Gazzetta dello Sport.Jordan is a left-back who has spent the last two seasons at Serie A club Lazio and has made 63 appearances across all competitions in the process.Lukaku also praised Italian champions Juventus, who United will face on October 23 in the Champions League at Old Trafford.The striker scored both goals in Belgium’s 2-1 Nations League win over Switzerland on Friday and will likely start again in their clash with the Netherlands on Tuesday.
“Great Grand Masti” (“Masti 3″) is one of the five Hindi films that earned huge revenues for Balaji Telefilms in broadcasting and music deals, hence it will be interesting to see the Riteish Deshmukh-Urvashi Rautela starrer’s box office collection when it releases this Friday (July 15).This is so because the film was leaked online and High Definition (HD) prints were available for download, much to the detriment of the producer Balaji Telefilms, the film and television content company listed on Indian stock exchanges.”Great Grand Masti”, “Udta Punjab”, “Azhar”, “Flying Jat”, “Half Girlfriend” and “XXX” were listed as films by the company that had contributed substantially to its revenues.”Successfully closed revenue deals on 5 movies with key broadcasters, overseas and music deals for upcoming movies at Rs. 682.5 million,” the company said in its presentation posted on BSE website on May 18. It had listed “Azhar” as a co-produced movie, so it is presumed that the Rs. 682 million deal excludes the biopic.The makers of the adult comedy “Great Grand Masti” were forced to advance the release date by a week to July 15 after the print of the film â€” starring Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani and Urvashi Rautela in key roles â€” were leaked online. The leaked print had the water mark “censor copy” and could hit big box office collection prospects on release. The leak evoked outrage on Twitter, with several Bollywood celebs expressing annoyance at repeated instances of films being leaked online before their official release. The police have taken cognizance of the offence, with the crime branch of Mumbai police arresting nine persons under the Copyright Act. However, some people, after watching the leaked version are not impressed; while one had tweeted that the film is “disasppointing with its plot”, another comment described it as “pathetic & worthless”. #GreatGrandMasti to now release on 15th July.â€” taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 6, 2016Shares of Balaji Telefims closed at Rs. 100.75 apiece on the BSE on Tuesday, almost flat from their Monday close.Hindi films are big money spinners, as is evident from two recent blockbusters â€” “Sultan” featuring Salman Khan and the multi-starrer “Housefull 3”.
3 min read Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. After Tesla reported earnings on Wednesday, beating Wall Street expectations with a modest $0.02 profit, CEO Elon Musk took questions from analysts.In the wake of a debate about whether Tesla will be able to meet 2014 sales targets, Musk was clearly irritated.Tesla reported on Wednesday that it will sell a total of 33,000 Model S sedans, its only vehicle, versus an earlier expectation of 35,000.Analysts and media outlets have begun to address a possible decline in demand for the Model S.Musk tried to further clarify a point that he made on Tesla’s second quarter earnings call, when he insisted that Tesla doesn’t have a demand problem. “It’s not a question of demand,” he said. “Demand is not our issue, production is our issue. We have more demand than we can address and levers we can pull to increase demand, and we’re not doing it.”Musk’s point was that if Tesla engaged in conventional advertising strategies — the company currently does almost no advertising — it could increase demand, but its more pressing issue now is being able to simply built its cars, and build them well.”It’s worth saying that making one of something is quite easy,” Musk said. “Making lots of something consistently that’s going to last a long time is extremely hard. In fact, it is way harder to make the machine that makes the machine that it is to make the machine in the first place.”Musk is also ticked off that the battery industry doesn’t hold itself to a high standard of truthfulness (Tesla is preparing to construct a massive $5-billion battery factory in Nevada).”The battery industry has to have more B.S. in it than any industry I’ve ever seen,” he said. “We’re not worried about blindsided on a technology.”Musk is usually very forthcoming about Tesla’s business on earnings calls, and Wednesday’s call was no exception, but throughout he seemed annoyed and at times confrontational that the market and the media have fixated on speculation that Tesla is running out of customers.Again and again, he insisted that Tesla could stoke demand if it wanted to — but isn’t. His testiness clearly stemmed from the same group of analysts he told this to last quarter revisiting the issue again.From his perspective, the bottom line is that Tesla has people lining up to buy its existing cars and expects to have people lining up to buy its new cars and is far more worried about being able to build the vehicles and properly support them than it is about seeing demand drop off.He also anticipated production growth rates of 50% from 2014 to 2015 and admitted that Tesla could “do better” on being less perfectionistic with future cars. Register Now » This story originally appeared on Business Insider November 6, 2014
Israel’s SpaceIL almost made history today as its Beresheet spacecraft came within an ace of landing on the surface of the Moon, but suffered a last-minute failure during descent. Israel missed out on the chance to be the fourth country to make a controlled lunar landing, but getting 99 percent of the way there is still an extraordinary achievement for private spaceflight.Beresheet (“Genesis”) launched in February as secondary payload aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, and after a month and a half spiraling outward, entered lunar orbit a week ago. Today’s final maneuver was an engine burn meant to bring down its relative velocity to the Moon, then brake to a soft landing in the Mare Serenitatis, or Sea of Serenity.Everything was working fine up until the final moments, as is often the case in space. The craft, having made it perfectly to its intended point of descent, determined that all systems were ready and the landing process would go ahead as planned.They lost telemetry for a bit, and had to reset the craft to get the main engine back online… and then communication dropped while only a handful of kilometers from the surface. The “selfie” image above was taken from 22 km above the surface, just a few minutes before that. The spacecraft was announced as lost shortly afterwards.Clearly disappointed but also exhilarated, the team quickly recovered its composure, saying “the achievement of getting to where we got is tremendous and we can be proud,” and of course, “if at first you don’t succeed… try, try again.”The project began as an attempt to claim the Google Lunar Xprize, announced more than a decade ago, but which proved too difficult for teams to attempt in the time frame specified. Although the challenge and its prize money lapsed, Israel’s SpaceIL team continued its work, bolstered by the support of Israel Aerospace Industries, the state-owned aviation concern there.It’s worth noting that although Beresheet did enjoy considerable government support in this way, it’s a far cry from any other large-scale government-run mission, and can safely be considered “private” for all intents and purposes. The ~50-person team and $200 million budget are laughably small compared to practically any serious mission, let alone a lunar landing.I spoke with Xprize’s founder and CEO, Peter Diamandis and Anousheh Ansari, respectively, just before the landing attempt. Both were extremely excited and made it clear that the mission was already considered a huge success.“What I’m seeing here is an incredible ‘Who’s Who’ from science, education and government who have gathered to watch this miracle take place,” Diamandis said. “We launched this competition now 11 years ago to inspire and educate engineers, and despite the fact that it ran out of time it has achieved 100 percent of its goal. Even if it doesn’t make it onto the ground fully intact it has ignited a level of electricity and excitement that reminds me of the Ansari Xprize 15 years ago.”He’s not the only one. Ansari, who funded the famous spaceflight Xprize that bore her name, and who has herself visited space as one of the first tourist-astronauts above the International Space Station, felt a similar vibe.“It’s an amazing moment, bringing so many great memories up,” she told me. “It reminds me of when we were all out in the Mojave waiting for the launch of Spaceship One.”Ansari emphasized the feeling the landing evoked of moving forward as a people.“Imagine, over the last 50 years only 500 people out of seven billion have been to space — that number will be thousands soon,” she said. “We believe there’s so much more that can be done in this area of technology, a lot of real business opportunities that benefit civilization but also humanity.”Congratulations to the SpaceIL team for their achievement, and here’s hoping the next attempt makes it all the way down.
4 must play golf courses in Arizona Elisabeth Rasmusson, the aid group’s secretary general, told a news conference in Oslo, the Norwegian capital, that she was relieved the four had been released. “What we know right now is that they have been released and are in good condition.”Abdinasir Serar, a representative with the Ras Kamboni militia in Somalia, said his group heard of Friday’s kidnapping in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp and pursued the kidnappers. Ras Kamboni fighters caught up with the kidnappers Monday morning about 60 kilometers (35 miles) inside Somalia.Ras Kamboni’s leader, Ahmed Madobe, said his men killed one of the kidnappers but that the other three escaped. The rescue happened in the village of Alu Gulay.The four rescued workers were taken to the Somali town of Dhobley and were then flown to Nairobi. Ras Kamboni works alongside Somali government and Kenyan military forces. Kenya sent troops to Somalia last October to hunt al-Shabab militants.Four gunmen attacked a two-vehicle convoy from the Norwegian Refugee Council on Friday, killing one Kenyan driver and wounding two other Kenyans. The gunmen took one of the two vehicles and the four workers. The group later abandoned the vehicle and began walking toward the Somali border. How do cataracts affect your vision? Comments Share New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Top Stories More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family ErrorOK ErrorOK Sponsored Stories The Norwegian Refugee Council said the four released hostages were: Astrid Sehl of Norway, 33; Glenn Costes of Philippines, 40; Steven Dennis of Canada, 37; and Canadian citizen Qurat-Ul-Ain Sadazai, 38, who is of Pakistani origin.Rasmusson was present during Friday’s attack but was not harmed or taken. She said Friday that the attack happened on a main road toward the city of Dadaab in “what is recognized as the safe part of the camp.”A Kenyan police commander said the aid group originally arranged to have armed security travel with it but that the group canceled the security arrangements at the last minute.After an attack on a Doctors Without Borders convoy last year in which two Spanish women were abducted, some aid groups began using security escorts in Dadaab, a series of sprawling camps connected by sandy roads.___Associated Press reporter Abdi Guled in Mogadishu, Somalia, Khaled Kazziha in Nairobi and Jan M. Olsen in Copenhagen, Denmark contributed to this report.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Associated PressNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Four aid workers kidnapped at gunpoint from Kenya’s largest refugee camp arrived back in Kenya’s capital aboard a military helicopter on Monday after a pro-government Somali militia group rescued the four inside Somalia.The four workers from the Norwegian Refugee Council smiled and waved after landing in Nairobi.“We are happy. We are back. We are alive and we are happy this has ended,” said Qurat-Ul-Ain Sadazai, one of the four workers.
May 20, 2013 622 Views in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing The lending division of “”Carrington Mortgage Services””:http://www.carringtonhomeloans.com/ announced the addition of industry vet Jeff Gillis as SVP of operations.[IMAGE]A 20-year professional with a reputation for consistently innovating and implementing business strategies to drive positive results, Gillis’ experience in mortgage lending is complemented by a diverse background across multiple disciplines. As SVP of operations at Carrington, his first order of business is to complete the company’s conversion to Ellie Mae’s Encompass360 origination software.In addition, Carrington announced the promotion of Mariano Demarin to national sales director for the firm’s retail lending division.In his new position, Demarin assumes responsibility for all sales and branch operations within Carrington’s retail channel. A real estate lending professional with more than 20 years’ experience under his belt, he joined the company in 2010 as regional VP, a role in which he successfully expanded Carrington’s network of retail lending locations and was directly responsible for establishing its East Coast presence.””I’m pleased to welcome Jeff Gillis as Senior Vice President of Operations and to congratulate Mariano Demarin on his well-deserved promotion to National Sales Director for retail lending. With leaders such as these gentlemen in place, I’m confident in our ability to effectively meet the increasing demands of the market and provide enhanced service to our growing customer base,”” said Ray Brousseau, EVP of Carrington Mortgage Services’ Mortgage Lending Division. New,Carrington Mortgage Services Builds on Leadership Team Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Carrington Investors Lenders & Servicers Movers & Shakers Processing Service Providers 2013-05-20 Tory Barringer Share
in Headlines, News loanDepot Introduces New Digital Home Loan Solution February 20, 2019 775 Views Share Anthony Hsieh Digital Mortgage loanDepot mello smartloan™ Tammy Richards 2019-02-20 Donna Joseph California-based loanDepot announced that it aims to radically change mortgage lending with the debut of the mello smartloan™. The mello smartloan is an end-to-end digital mortgage which accommodates today’s online-savvy consumer, reducing the stress and frustration that can come with buying or refinancing a home. loanDepot combines its proprietary mello loan origination technology with expanded, intelligent data sources to create a ‘smartloan.’ mello smartloan, when placed in the hands of the company’s 2,000+ loan officers enables the company to merge technology with counsel—reducing time and cost for across the loan process.The end-to-end digital loan also provides increased surety, security, and reliability when compared to that of traditional mortgage products and processes. For customers, mello smartloan offers optimal convenience with full digital documentation capabilities; for loan officers, the data derived from loanDepot’s proprietary loan engines enables them to deliver the ultimate in mortgage confidence. And, with mello smartloan, customers can learn if they have the potential to close their mortgage as soon as eight days from the date of application, a mark that far surpasses industry norms.“We designed the mello smartloan to mirror the digital experience that today’s consumer wants,” said Anthony Hsieh, Founder and CEO of loanDepot. “The mello smartloan leapfrogs decades of traditional industry reliance on paper documentation and physical files. Our unmatched technology accelerates beyond current front-end data validation techniques to eliminate homebuyers’ biggest stressors: voluminous documentation requirements and extended loan processing and cycle times. The mello smartloan™ eliminates the paperwork and the guesswork while delivering a great product at a great value.”loanDepot stated that it has invested more than $80 million in the proprietary technology that powers the mello smartloan™. The company projects that up to 55 percent of new loanDepot applicants will ultimately be eligible for this innovative digital home mortgage experience, and many of those same customers will also enjoy more favorable loan pricing due to the lower overhead costs.The mello smartloan™ converts every step in the loan’s origination from paper to digital, intelligently interconnecting them in real time:income, asset, and employment verificationcredit checksappraisal, title, and Flood ValidationclosingBy taking advantage of this loan application and processing approach, and the intelligent, digitized validation it brings, the mortgage transaction is expected to become more secure and hassle-free, and the time to close is reduced up to 75 percent.“We built the mello smartloan with one goal in mind–the customer experience, where obtaining a loan complemented our customers’ digital lifestyles,” said Tammy Richards, COO of loanDepot. “We are committed to making the entire end-to-end loan process easier, faster, stress-free and a natural extension of our customers’ lives.”
Caldwell does it, he says, as a way of paying it forward to repay Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis’s kindness to him back when he was a young college assistant in the early 1980’s.“We’d walk over there with drill work, go through it, and at night time he’d come back in at night and he and I would watch film from 10 o’clock at night until the wee hours of the morning,” Caldwell said. “Three days in a row, and this was a guy who was running the whole operation. So, from that experience I really believe in allowing guys to come in and see what we do. I think that’s the way it should be. It helped me out tremendously in my career.”Read the full story here. MLive.comPlenty of college coaches open their practices to high school coaches, and the reason is obvious. Sure, they want to share ideas to foster a sense of brotherhood among colleagues. That’s all well and good. But they mainly do it for recruiting. It’s a quid pro quo exchange. High school coaches gain access and knowledge, college coaches gain a leg up on the competition for the next generation of talent. Both sides win.The relationship is different in the NFL, though. The highway of players from college to the pros is much less direct, and as such NFL staffs aren’t typically as inviting as their college counterparts.Except for Jim Caldwell. The Detroit Lions head coach opens his practices to college and high school coaches, and in his situation it truly is a philanthropic effort. Urban Meyer can’t help Caldwell convince Joey Bosa to become a Lion even if he wanted to.“Often times you find that different teams do it different ways,” Caldwell said. “I, on one hand, believe in it because of the fact that these men, whatever level — obviously there are no pro coaches here, but colleges, high schools — I think it’s incumbent upon us to give these guys an opportunity to come in and kind of see how we do it, what we do.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Sponsored By Connatix
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Russia said Monday it was following the developments in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone with concern.“We believe that any violation of Cyprus’s sovereignty can only hinder conditions for a durable, viable and fair resolution of the Cyprus issue”, the Russian foreign ministry noted.“We urge all countries to refrain from steps leading to the build-up of a crisis potential in the Eastern Mediterranean, to display restraint and political wisdom, and to strive to resolve any dispute through dialogue and respect for each other’s interests.”“There is an obvious need to relaunch the intercommunal negotiating process on a settlement in Cyprus as soon as possible with a view to finding solutions based on relevant UN resolutions. As a permanent member of the UN Security Council, we are ready to support such efforts,” it concluded.You May LikeCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityWe protect our home with earthquake insuranceCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoIcePopMan Notices A Strange Hole In This Lake, So He Gets A Drone, Flies It Inside And Captures ThisIcePopUndo Authorities release five of 12 Israeli rape suspects, seven due in court FridayUndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoNicosia will use ‘all diplomatic means at its disposal’ to counter Turkish actionsUndoby Taboolaby Taboola