MCMEX14 Concludes in Auckland, New Zealand

first_img View post tag: Zealand After an intense three weeks of operations, the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Mine Counter Measures and Dive Exercise 2014 (MCMEX14) closed with a traditional ceremonial Beat to Quarters at the Navy Museum in Auckland, New Zealand. Share this article View post tag: Navy March 17, 2014 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Auckland View post tag: Concludes MCMEX14 Concludes in Auckland, New Zealand The MCMEX14 was hosted by the Royal New Zealand Navy and it was the first time the exercise had been coordinated from sea.The exercise focus was to simulate the provision of humanitarian aid and disaster relief to an island location ravaged by an earthquake and tsunami and experiencing civil unrest.Multi-national teams were tasked with surveying and clearing maritime channels of debris and suspected mines to allow safe passage for aid, through to dive operations identifying and disarming mines.Commodore Warfare, Commodore (CDRE) Peter Leavy, was among senior naval representatives from the 14 participating WPNS nations to observe the final two days of the exercise. CDRE Leavy said he was impressed with the scope of the exercise and pleased with the feedback from the RAN contingents and other Western Pacific nations. “Activities like the WPNS MCMEX are very important to build tactical level mine warfare skills in the water, but equally as important to build the strong bonds and relationships between participating nations,” CDRE Leavy said.“There has been outstanding camaraderie and teamwork displayed between the participating countries on the sports field, culturally, socially and very importantly in the water. It’s been a fantastic activity,” he said.NZ Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral (RADM) Jack Steer, emphasised the importance of multi-national exercises between navies and the benefits to NZ in acting as host.“The exercise has been a great success,” RADM Steer said.“We’ve been delighted with the way the participants have come together, the way they’ve worked together and how they’ve grown together as a unit,” he said.“We’ve now proven that we have a capability within our region that can assist nations that are in distress. That’s one of the biggest take-away’s from this activity for us.”Australia contributed over 100 RAN personnel to the exercise from the Dive and Mine Countermeasure Force elements, including HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon. The Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Group found the opportunity to work alongside the various nations highly beneficial from a skill-sharing and training platform.MCMEX14 Chief of Staff, Commander (CMDR) Max Muller, expressed satisfaction over a job well done by all nations participating in the exercise.Throughout the exercise Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) were launched regularly to survey sea beds and Dive Teams deployed to investigate.CMDR Muller was particularly pleased Australian AUV teams were involved in discovering and identifying defensive mine relics from WWII during one Exercise mission.“Our missions went to plan throughout the Exercise. Challenges were met and exceeded from coordination, interoperability and cultural perspectives,” CMDR Muller said.“This exercise is a prime example of training playing a crucial role in our Navy maintaining its mission readiness, while remaining flexible for any circumstance – even locating WWII mine relics,” he said.[mappress]Press Release, March 17, 2014, 2014; Image: Australian Navy View post tag: Defence View post tag: MCMEX14 Training & Education View post tag: New Back to overview,Home naval-today MCMEX14 Concludes in Auckland, New Zealand View post tag: Defense View post tag: Navallast_img read more

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U.S. Attorney: Manco & Manco Owners ‘Cordial’ in Making Incriminating Statements

first_imgChuck Bangle talks to prospective employees at an Ocean City High School job fair in February 2015. Bangle awaits trial on tax evasion charges related to his business, Manco & Manco pizza.In a pretrial response filed Friday, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman argued that the owners of Manco & Manco Pizza in Ocean City were “cordial” as they welcomed Internal Revenue Service agents into their home during a surprise 2012 interrogation.Charles and Mary Bangle, owners of three Ocean City Boardwalk pizza shops and one in Somers Point that earn a combined $4.5 million annually, are awaiting trial on a 30-count indictment alleging they failed to report $981,000 in income to the IRS between 2007 and 2011 and dodged paying $336,273 in federal taxes.Attorneys for the Bangles are asking a federal judge to exclude statements made by the defendants because they were “coerced” and never informed of their Miranda rights during the May 20, 2012 interview in their Somers Point home. They filed an April 17 motion asking Judge Robert B. Kugler to dismiss a large part of the indictment against them.But the U.S. attorney argued in his May 8 response that the Bangles invited two special agents into their living room after the agents arrived unannounced at their doorstep at 8 a.m. on that May 2012 morning. Charles Bangle offered them coffee and joked that his heritage required him to be hospitable, according to the memorandum of opposition filed by Fishman.When confronted with documents that contradicted statements he made earlier, Charles Bangle “apologized for lying to the agents,” saying he was relieved about getting caught and that he would tell the agents “everything,” according to memo. He stopped only when Mary Bangle began screaming “and commanded that Charles Bangle stop talking” and suggested they speak to a lawyer, the document states.The U.S. attorney says the agents left at that point, but not before Charles Bangle offered cell phone numbers for him and his wife.“The Bangles allege that their statements were involuntary because the agents stood at their front door, ‘prominently’ displayed their firearms, and asked aggressive questions,” Fishman writes. “That is simply not enough.”After questioning the Bangles on the morning of May 20, 2012, the agents had left the home, only to return five minutes later to confront them about their prior statements about unreported cash deposits, according to the pre-trial motion filed by Vincent P. Sarubbi (representing Charles Bangle) and Rocco S. Cipparone Jr. (representing Mary Bangle).“During the course of the Second Interview, the Agents prominently displayed their side arms,” they write. “The Agents were interrogating the Moving Defendants and using their weapons and Agent Maguire’s position blocking the front door to physically and mentally intimidate and coerce the Moving Defendants. The Agents never informed the Moving Defendants that the purpose of the interview was a criminal investigation until after the end of the second interview. At no time did the Agents inform the Moving Defendants that they had a right to an attorney.”The lawyers argue that the Bangles’ Miranda and Fifth Amendment rights were denied.They also suggest that the IRS made no effort to distinguish which statements were made by Charles Bangle and which by Mary Bangle. Instead, the evidence statements were presented as an amalgamation of what “The Bangles” said. As such, preparation of a defense is impossible, the lawyers wrote.“The Government expects to show that both Charles and Mary Bangle responded to the Agents’ questions, at times nodding in agreement when the other was speaking and interrupting one another to provide additional information, and each failed to contest any incriminating statements,” Fishman wrote in his response.The U.S. attorney’s response goes on to ask the judge to deny each of the defendants’ pretrial motions and to preserve the full 30-count indictment.Kugler will issue a ruling on the pretrial motions before a trial date is set.The indictment against the Bangles includes five counts of income tax evasion for 2007 through 2011, one count alleging a conspiracy to avoid paying taxes, and one count of making false statements to the IRS. Charles Bangle is also charged with 23 counts of structuring financial transactions to avoid reporting requirements.“Between 2007 and 2011, Charles and Mary Bangle skimmed large sums of cash from the business,” according to a 2014 news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. “Charles Bangle deposited significant amounts of that cash into their personal bank account at TD Bank in amounts less than $10,000, the amount which triggers a Currency Transaction Report from financial institutions to the U.S. Department of Treasury.”Manco & Manco has three locations on the Ocean City Boardwalk and another on the mainland in Somers Point. For most of the iconic chain’s 58-year history in Ocean City, visitors knew the spot as Mack & Manco. Anthony Mack and Vincent Manco founded the chain in 1956. The partnership between the two families ended and the name changed in 2011. Chuck Bangle, the son-in-law of former co-owners Frank and Kay Manco, purchased a controlling interest at that time.Exhibits filed with the Bangles’ pretrial motions include extensive detail on the government’s case. The documents include interviews with accountants, bank officials, shop employees and the defendants.The government interviews paint a picture of a wildly successful cash business — when cash registers fill up, bills are dropped into a slot that goes into brown paper bags in a locked cabinet below the counter. Bags of cash are dropped sometimes two or three times a day at the home of Kay Manco, according to the government’s investigation.The Macks at one point accused the Mancos of stealing from the business, according to an interview with the Bangles’ former accountant, and Bangle suspected the Macks may have provided information to start the investigation.Bank employees questioned Bangle about his pattern of deposits and reminded him of cash transaction reporting requirements, according to the documents. An auditor reportedly witnessed an employee ringing up “no sale” after a customer paid for a pizza, the documents allege.Each of the 30 counts of the indictment carries a maximum potential penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.Read the full text of the Bangle indictment.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free newsletter and breaking news alerts“Like” us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Good news on the vaccine, but rough months ahead

first_img– Advertisement – Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday announced that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing the disease.“What we’re hearing and what we’re seeing is that this is promising news, but it’s not the end all, be all,” said Dr. Syra Madad, senior director of the systemwide special pathogens program at New York City Health + Hospitals.There’s a timeline for when the vaccine will be available and when it can be administered, she told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on Tuesday. “There’s still some time between now and then, which means that we have some very rough few months ahead of us.”- Advertisement – More than 50.9 million people have been infected with the coronavirus globally, including 10.1 million in the U.S., according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Cases have spiked in recent weeks as the weather turns colder, and medical experts have warned that the situation could get worse.Madad said pharmaceutical companies have said vaccines may be available by the end of 2020 for priority groups such as health-care workers, but the public won’t have access yet.- Advertisement –center_img “We’re not actually going to see the effectiveness of these vaccines played out in the general population until sometime (in) quarter two of next year, so we still have some months to go,” she said.“This is a process that is going to follow a pretty fast timeline, but certainly it is not fast enough, with the coming months and the increased number of cases that we’re seeing around the world.” The next few months will still be difficult as virus cases continue to set new daily records in the U.S., an infectious disease doctor said this week in spite of promising news from vaccine trials.That’s because a vaccine won’t be available in time to stop the flood of cases that is likely to come as winter approaches in the Northern Hemisphere.- Advertisement –last_img read more

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Phyllis Hueseman Harrison

first_imgPhyllis Hueseman Harrison, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away July 13, 2017 in Fairfield, Ohio.She was born December 5, 1934 in Aurora, IN, daughter of the late Orliff and Minnie NetherlandPhyllis worked as a bookkeeper and secretary for Ankenman Tax Service. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Aurora. Phyllis was a past Tri Kappa member, as well as a past member of the Eagles Auxiliary, Moose Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, and a member of Reach to Recovery through the American Cancer Society support group .Surviving are Son, Douglas (Barbara) Hueseman of Aurora, IN; Step Daughter, Holly (Michael) Dunham of Malvern, OH; Grandchildren, Michael (Ashley) Hueseman, Brandy (Chris) Miller, Amber (Josh) Shipley, Ryan Hueseman; Great-Grandchildren, Hunter and Nicholas Hueseman, Kaylee and Emily Miller, and Lucas and Jonathan Shipley.Phyllis was preceded in death by Husband, Fred Hueseman JR.; and Husband, Gerald “Jerry” Harrison, and siblings Janie Bloom and Herschel Netherland.A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 12:00 pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aurora, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or St Mary’s Catholic Church. Please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.last_img read more

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Saturday’s Oxford Citywide Garage Sale participants are listed here:

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Cavs investigating racial taunts of Spurs’ Patty Mills

first_imgMavs hire former AT&T exec after report of hostile workplace Mills posted a message on Twitter thanking a fan who tweeted a clip of the taunts. Mills wrote: “Hope your efforts will enlighten this confused, hateful fan.”The Cavaliers said Monday the team is reviewing the matter. The team’s security department might use video footage to help spot the offender.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMills was not asked about what happened following the Spurs’ 110-94 win. It’s not yet known if Mills heard the taunts or was informed of them following the game.Last week, the Chicago Blackhawks banned four fans from attending their games after they were ejected for making racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:38UN official: Justice not done for Khashoggi02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills, center, from Australia, drives between Cleveland Cavaliers’ Jeff Green, left, and Kyle Korver in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to identify the fan who racially taunted San Antonio guard Patty Mills.Mills is black and from Australia with an Aboriginal heritage. He was at the foul line in the fourth quarter Sunday when a male spectator can be heard on the ABC broadcast twice yelling, “Hey, Jamaica called, they want their bobsledder back!”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Smith-Pelly, who is black, was sitting in the penalty box when the fans repeatedly chanted “basketball” at him.last_img read more

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Tottenham, Newcastle and Borussia Dortmund all targeting French striker

first_img SORRY Getty Images How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings whoops gameday cracker The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 changes Haller, 24, joined Frankfurt the summer before last and while he’s had some dips in form and playing time he has still managed to score 19 goals in 49 games, while also impressing with his all-round ability.According to Faz.net, Newcastle United are also listed among his suitors, along with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund.Not only does he find the net regularly, his work with team-mates is also key to his game, allowing him to garner five German top-flight assists so far this term. Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion TOP WORK Most Popular Premier League Stories Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City tense Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller celebrates scoring against Stuttgart. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT predicted revealed latest Tottenham are likely to need a replacement for striker Fernando Llorente, who seems set to quit the club next summer, if not in January, and Haller, it appears would fit the bill as a technical and hard-working forward.talkSPORT have previously considered the Frenchman as a possible solution as a secondary forward to Harry Kane. Tottenham Hotspur have been highlighted as one of three clubs currently targeting Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller.Spurs have held interest in the former France Under-21 for some time, watching him during his prolific spell with FC Utrecht in the Eredivisie between 2015 and 2017. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update huge blow Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? 1last_img read more

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Women’s Tennis Completes Day 1 Of Drake Invitational

first_img The Drake University women’s tennis team advanced a doubles team and individual player through the winners’ bracket on the first day of the Drake Invitational at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.In singles action, junior Carmen Palumbo defeated Augustana’s Laura Arce Vieyra, 6-1, 6-2, to advance to Saturday’s second round in the ‘A’ Singles flight.The doubles team of Kendall Hunt and Liza Petushkova also advanced in the winners’ bracket with a pair of wins. The duo dispatched teams from Augustana and Creighton by matching 8-4 scores to earn a spot in the semifinals of the ‘B’ Doubles flight.Drake’s Kelsey Neville and Megan Webb also won their first match over competitors from Creighton, 8-4, before falling to South Dakota’s squad in the ‘B’ Doubles flight.Competition resumes Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. Drake InvitationalFriday, Sept. 13Drake Results’A’ DoublesLazarevic/S. Tranberg (USD) def. Palumbo/Tatarnikova (DU), 8-7Palumbo/Tatarnikova (DU) def. Absisan/Lorentz (Omaha), 8-4’B’ DoublesNeville/Webb (DU) def. Aguirre/Higueras (CU), 8-4E. Tranberg/Diaz (USD) def. Neville/Webb (DU), 8-5Hunt/Petushkova (DU) def. Goble/Rusu (AUG), 8-4Hunt/Petushkova (DU) def. O’Connor/Benson (CU), 8-4’A’ SinglesCarmen Palumbo (DU) def. Laura Arce Vieyra (AUG), 6-1, 6-2’B’ SinglesThaissa Moreira (UNI) def. Maria Tatarnikova (DU), 6-4, 6-0’C’ SinglesAnca Rusu (AUG) def. Kelsey Neville (DU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4’D’ Singles Shakhnaza Zhanatova (UIU) def. Megan Webb (DU), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 Print Friendly Version Order of Play – Sept. 14 ‘C’ Singles Flight ‘D’ Singles Flight ‘A’ Singles Flight ‘B’ Singles Flight ‘A’ Doubles Flight Story Links ‘B’ Doubles Flight last_img read more

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Zuma’s COP 17 challenge to leaders

first_img21 November 2011South African President Jacob Zuma has called on world leaders to “rise to the occasion and meet the expectations of millions around the world whose livelihoods depend on there being progress” at the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.As thousands of delegates from all over the world prepare to make their way to the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), taking place at Durban’s International Convention Centre from 28 November to 9 December, Zuma said South Africa was ready to welcome them.Speaking at a breakfast business briefing in Durban on Monday, Zuma said he was confident, following months of planning, that all was in place to ensure that the delegates were able to go about their business smoothly and efficiently during the conference.‘Can’t just be business as usual’He stressed, however, said the talks could not be a case of “business as usual”.“We trust that the state parties will rise to the occasion and meet the expectations of millions around the world whose livelihoods depend on there being progress in the climate change negotiations,” Zuma said.Global warming was already having a negative impact on Africa and the world at large, with changing weather patterns affecting the environment, health, natural resources, agriculture and food production, shelter as well as infrastructure worldwide.Zuma said it was for these reasons that the parties meeting in Durban had to take a step forward to solving these challenges.“In the African context, they must help to strike a balance between ensuring that climate change does not reach dangerous levels on the one hand, and the need to grow our economies to eradicate poverty on the other.”Five-point vision for COP 17Outlining South Africa’s five-point vision for the conference, Zuma said that, firstly, the outcome should be balanced, fair and credible. To achieve this outcome, the conference approach had to be informed by the basic principles that underpinned the UN climate change negotiations.These principles, he said include multilateralism, environmental integrity, fairness, and the honouring of all international commitments and undertakings made in the climate change process.The next step, he said, was to ensure that the 2010 Cancun Agreements, which included the establishment of a Green Climate Fund, were operationalised. The President said developing countries demanded a prompt start for the Fund through its early and initial capitalisation.Thirdly, for Durban to be successful, the parties had to deal with the outstanding political issues remaining from the Bali Roadmap of 2007.This, according to Zuma, meant finding a resolution to the issue of the 2nd Commitment Period under the Kyoto Protocol, and agreeing on the legal nature of a future climate change system.Fourthly, adaptation was an essential element of the outcome of COP 17, as it is a key priority for many developing countries, particularly Small Island Developing States, Least Developed Countries and Africa.Lastly, any outcome in Durban had to be adequate enough to adhere to the principle of environmental integrity.‘Low level of ambition cause for concern’“The low level of ambition in this regard is cause for concern,” Zuma said. “Parties must come to Durban expecting a credible, sustainable and implementable outcome.”South Africa’s position during the conference will be led by Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, while International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is the incoming COP president, taking over from Mexico.Zuma said South Africa would approach the talks “in a spirit of open consultation with all parties and stakeholders, and ensure that the discussions stay on track”.The country was already playing its part to mitigate the impacts of climate change, he added. Among the plans put in place by the government were the development of the “green” economy, as stipulated in the New Growth Path.Others included a social accord on “green” jobs signed last week by business, government and labour, and the integration of “green” industries in the country’s Industrial Policy Action Plan.Source: BuaNewslast_img read more

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