Two men plead guilty in connection with Donegal teen’s death

first_imgTwo men have pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide over the death of tragic Buncrana teen Liam McGlinchey in America.Liam McGlinchey (pictured above) was found dead in New York in 2017 after a night out with friends. The 19-year-old had recently moved to the US and had been celebrating passing his exams.He died as a result of alcohol poisoning after being left lying outside his grandmother’s house in New York.Two men, Samuel Heroux of Cohoes, aged 21, and another friend who is not named because he was a minor at the time, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide.Samuel HerouxThe case was held on Tuesday in Saratoga County Court in New York. Sentencing has been scheduled on 8th August 2019, when Liam’s family can attend court.Local news channel WNYT reports that Heroux and the friend had driven Liam, who was highly intoxicated, to his grandmother’s house and left him on the lawn. The pair drove away and came back, but they did not call for help when they saw Liam in distress.Heroux is expected to be sentenced to a term of six months in prison and five years probation. The second friend will also be sentenced in August.Two men plead guilty in connection with Donegal teen’s death was last modified: June 20th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Liam McGlincheynew yorklast_img read more

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Seahawks squawk proudly about stealing 49ers’ keys, signals in overtime win; but this isn’t over

first_imgMore fallout from Monday night’s delightfully intense 49ers-Seahawks spectacular: Seattle defenders have told Crackerjack NFL reporter Jim Trotter that they were deciphering Jimmy Garoppolo’s signals late in the game.Interesting insight from the Seattle locker room after OT defeat of the 49ers: If it looked like the D had a good read on Jimmy G late, LB Bobby Wagner told me it was in part because he and KJ Wright … CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile devicelast_img read more

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GeoTourSwe – The Southern — Geocache of the Week

first_imgA historic building? Great views of the city? Daring feats of adventure? This geocache has it all!Welcome to Örebro, the seventh largest city in Sweden. Known for shoe manufacturing and biscuit making, Örebro is also the site of multiple buildings dating back to Renaissance times. The cache is located in Örebro’s southern water tower, which provided water for the city from 1887 until 1958 when it was replaced by a mushroom-shaped tower. Although no longer active, it provides the perfect setting for this T5 Mystery Cache. Where is the cache, you ask? To find out, you’ll have to strap on a harness and get ready for a thrilling adventure. SharePrint RelatedTop 10 Geocaches of the Week 2017December 27, 2017In “Geocache of the Week”Get Inspired By These Epic GeoToursMay 27, 2016In “GeoTours””Entrance to Mordor” GC14NA0 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – February 7, 2011February 7, 2011In “Community” Continue to explore some of the most amazing geocaches around the world.Check out all of the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form.Share with your Friends:More MysteryGC6KP0Kby Team Davidsson 1234567<>center_img Difficulty:2Terrain:5 The quest begins at the bottom of the 43 meter (141 foot) tall tower. A stairway leads up the side of the structure to a door that only geocachers can open. From there, about halfway up the tower, you must rappel through a hole down two stories until you find a clue. The clue leads you out a window, where you’ll have to rappel once again down the side of the building to more clues that lead to the final location. The cache owners, Team Davidsson, said their goal was simple: create a cache that offers “an interesting and historical place, some adrenaline, a small challenge to arrange the clues, a great place to have coffee, and a great opportunity to interact with new and old friends.” According to the 225 logs and 187 Favorite points, they succeeded in their mission.Bonus: this cache is part of The Heart of Sweden GeoTour, a 92-cache adventure around Örebro County. Are you up for the challenge? Location:Örebro, SwedenN 59° 15.716 E 015° 11.762last_img read more

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WB-AMALA SHANKAR (COR)

first_imgRenowned danseuse Amala Shankar turns 99(Eds : Rptg after correcting age of Amala Shankar andincorporating a para at the end)Kolkata, Jun 27 (PTI) Eminent danseuse andchoreographer Amala Shankar turned 99 today and her familymembers have decided to make the occasion memorable with anexhibition of her photographs and paintings.A film, starring Amala Shankar and her husband,classical dancer Uday Shankar, has also been scheduled forscreening at the three-day exhibition, which begins tomorrow,her family members said.The 1948 Hindi film ‘Kalpana’, directed by UdayShankar himself, revolves around a young dancer’s dream ofsetting up a dance academy.Shankar, who had been active even in her early 90s,was awarded Banga Vibhushan by the state government in 2011for her contributions in the field of art.”Maa took part in a dance drama, ‘Sita Swayamvar’, atthe age of 92. She essayed the role of the King Janaka. Shealso took part in a dance piece for ‘Missing You’ the sameyear. It was composed by Ananda Shankar (her son). That washer last stage performance,” her daughter and actor MamataShankar said.Although age has taken a toll on her auditoryfaculties, she speaks when she wishes to, her son-in-lawChandrodoy Ghosh said.Besides being a dancer of repute, Amala Shankar alsotook interest in painting.She was not a trained artist but her artworks wereoften reminiscent of Uday Shankar’s dance performances, Ghoshsaid.”She created her images with colours using her fingersand not brushes. For finer edges, she would use toothpicks,sticks from brooms and even her nails. These art works wereoften used in some of the dance dramas and shadow plays suchas ‘Life of Buddha’ and ‘Ramleela'” he added.advertisementDaughter of Kolkata-based jeweller, Amala Shankar,then Amala Nandy, had met Uday Shankar in Paris in 1931, whenshe was just 12.Her father Akshay Nandy had gone there to attend anexhibition as a member of an Indian delegation. Uday Shankarwas there at that time with his troupe, Ghosh said.”Before meeting him, Maa had thought that Baba wouldbe an old man sporting a beard like Rabindranath Tagore. Buthe turned out to be a man in his early 30s,” Mamata Shankarsaid.When Uday Shankar’s mother requested Akshay Nandy toleave Amala with the troupe, he agreed.”One day Baba asked her to perform a dance step whichshe did at ease. She was also asked to dance with a stick andshe did it. That’s when he realised Maa has talent indancing,” Mamata Shankar said.Amala Shankar’s first performance as Kaliya in ‘KaliyaDaman’ was staged in Belgium in 1931.After returning to Kolkata, she even wrote a book onher tour of Europe.It was only after the insistence of Netaji SubhasChandra Bose, Akshay Nandy sent her daughter to the danceinstitute of Uday Shankar at Almora, Ghosh said.”Uday Shankar married Amala, who was 19 years juniorto her, in 1942,” he added.Talking about her mother’s multiple talents MamataShankar said she has always been a perfectionist.”Maa is a versatile woman. She never learnt to paint,much like Baba who did not have any formal training ofdancing,” she said.Whatever she does, there is aesthetics in it – even inthe garnishing of food prepared by her, she said.”If we are able to build on her legacy, that would bebest gift for her,” she added.Udayan Kalakendra, which is run by Mamata Shankar,said that “Amala Shankar, the living legend, shall be steppinginto her 100th year on June 27, 2018. To mark this remarkablemilestone in her life we have organised a three-day event fromJune 28.” PTI NN RMS KKKK KK KKlast_img read more

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Rohit Sharma says he is not thinking of Test return after call up for Australia series

first_imgRohit Sharma has downplayed the hype around his Test return ahead of India’s gruelling tour of Australia starting later this month. Rohit is part of the Indian squad to face Australia in a four-match Test series starting December 6.Rohit was in the side when India toured South Africa in January for a three-match series. He was preferred over Ajinkya Rahane in the playing XI but was dropped from the team after poor show in the first two Tests.He also did not find a place in the squad for a one-off Test against Afghanistan in June and five-match series in England in August-September.He, however, continued to play impressive cricket in the limited-overs formats and recently notched up his fourth century in Twenty20 Internationals.”I am not thinking about the Test match. I am someone who doesn’t think too far ahead. All I am thinking is going back, taking few days off, and take the flight to Australia. If I try and stay in present, it works for me,” Rohit said while addressing the media after India thrashed West Indies 3-0 in the T20 series.Rohit has played 25 Test matches since making his debut in Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell series in 2013. He has scored three hundreds and 9 fifties but has lacked consistency.Rohit further said it will be important for India to start well in Australia.”Test matches are something I was looking forward [to] for a long time. It will be a nice to go out there and play a Test match for India. As a batsman, I don’t think about my past performances. Every game is a new game. Every time I go out there in the middle, I keep things simple. This game is simple if you keep it simple. If you overthink, it can get complicated. So it is important to stay in [the] present. It is important to start well in Australia and then, take it from there,” he said.advertisementTendulkar is hopeful that the upcoming tour of Australia could be the one big opportunity that Rohit needed.”Rohit has played a couple of big innings in Test cricket but his away from home form is something he needs to work on. I am sure he knows that. I think it’s wide open now because it’s a great platform where he can go out and express himself. The Australian pitches where there is bounce and pace will suit Rohit’s style of play,” Tendulkar told India Today.India’s tour starts with a three-match T20 series from November 21 before the two side’s face-off in a 4-Test series. India will also play a three-match ODI series against Australia in January 2019.last_img read more

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Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist Penny Oleksiak Signs MultiYear Partnership with ASICS Canada

first_imgASICS Canada announces partnership with Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist Penny Oleksiak (CNW Group/ASICS Canada) With her eyes set on Tokyo 2020, her training regime will include both time in and out of the pool over the next three years. “As I prepare for Tokyo 2020, I am thrilled to partner with a sportswear giant like ASICS.  Working with a supportive partner that believes in who I am and what I need enables me to focus on evolving as an athlete,” says Penny Oleksiak. “ASICS was a natural fit for me, because of the access I will now have to the best technology in both footwear and performance apparel. Land training is critical to competitive swimming, and this partnership will enable me to reach new levels as a competitor.”This marks the first major endorsement deal for Penny Oleksiak. Together, ASICS Canada believes they can demonstrate the company’s high-caliber performance technology, while continuing to motivate and inspire a new generation of athletes of all levels. While campaign specific details are still being finalized, you definitely expect to hear and see a lot more from ASICS Canada and Penny Oleksiak.About AsicsASICS was founded with the intention of contributing to society by fostering the health & wellness of people through sport. For over 60 years, we have embodied the principles on which the company was founded, developing products that support quality lifestyles through intelligent sport technology that enable our consumers to live happy, healthy and active lives. Today, ASICS is a multinational organization specializing in sports footwear and apparel, operating in 50+ regions around the world. Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With:center_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook TORONTO, July 6, 2017  – Today, ASICS Canada is proud to announce Canadian Olympic gold medalist, Penny Oleksiak, has signed a four-year partnership with the performance and lifestyle footwear and apparel brand.The 17-year-old Toronto native captured the hearts of proud Canadians during her record-setting success at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, where she became the first Canadian athlete to win four medals at a single summer Games. She became Canada’s youngest-ever Olympic champion after tying for the gold medal in the 100-metre freestyle and was selected to carry the Canadian flag into the closing ceremony.  Penny’s impressive list of accomplishments to date is only the beginning, and ASICS Canada is hoping to support her as she continues on her quest to own the podium.“Penny is an inspiration, and her tenacity, skill and positive competitive spirit aligns perfectly with the direction ASICS is heading in Canada. She embodies the athletic spirit we celebrate as a brand, as well as naturally demonstrates sportsmanship,” says Richard Sullivan, President of ASICS Canada. “Having watched Penny compete at Rio 2016, she not only made the country proud, but displayed her passion for sport. We couldn’t be happier to have her join the ASICS team and be a part of her training journey.” Twitterlast_img read more

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