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Synairgen rockets 450% on positive Covid-19 trial news! Is now time to buy?

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images See all posts by Tom Rodgers “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Tom Rodgers | Monday, 20th July, 2020 | More on: SNG Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Tom Rodgers has no position in the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Synairgen (LSE:SNG) early investors have made a fortune today after the Covid-19 testing firm reported breakthrough trial results.The AIM-listed biotech reported positive results from an early trial of its SNG001 drug.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Synairgen said its respiratory coronavirus treatment produced a 79% lower risk of patients developing severe disease compared to those given a placebo.Patients who received the inhaled interferon beta drug were “more than twice as likely to recover over the course of the treatment”, the UK company said.Shares soared over 5oo% in the early hours of trading on Monday, before settling closer to 450% towards the end of the day.But even with this huge jump, I think Synairgen could go higher.Buy Synairgen now?Covid-19 testing firms have been in a pharma arms race since the novel coronavirus first hit our shores.Those with the best prospects have been propelled to epic new heights.And there are investors on both sides of the Atlantic keen to profit from buying the winners from Covid-19 testing. So I think there are a multitude of buyers who will support the Synairgen share price at current levels and higher.This has been backed up by City analysts. Broker finnCap tripled its price target from 120p to 360p on the back of the breakthrough news. That target is 110% higher than the Synairgen share price now.And all the positive press from the likes of Sky News, BBC, and even CNBC in the US is good for the Synairgen share price.CaveatsI will put forward a few reasons not to buy Synairgen, for the sake of balance.This could be a case of ‘buy the rumour, sell the news’. Small, unprofitable, as-yet-unproven companies tend to attract speculators happy to take on massive risk. Their rewards could be spectacular. But if Synairgen can’t bring a product to market quickly, the share price could deflate just as fast as it soared.I’m also not convinced Synairgen is a share I’d buy and hold for 20 years. This is AIM, after all. Financial reporting requirements are less stringent than on the main market. It is definitely more of a punt than sticking to quality, high-value FTSE 100 shares.Less than a year ago Synairgen was trading at 6p. Its fair value could be as low as 40p. This is an equation based on earnings per share, annual earnings growth, and return on capital.There is still a big ‘if’ attached to Synairgen. If hope and hype wanes, the share price will likely trend back towards its fair value.Buy or sell Synairgen?When I last covered Synairgen back in April, its market cap was just £75 million — right at the bottom of the range I’d be happy investing in.With this news of a potential Covid-19 trial breakthrough, the company’s market cap has hit £260 million.And volume has soared as the market digests the news. 22 million shares had changed hands before noon on Monday 20 July.So with more liquidity available (more people buying and selling) there is a better chance for investors buying now to get in and out of positions at the price they want.It’s okay to let others take on all the early risk by investing in unproven companies. I’d still say Synairgen is worth a short-term punt, but don’t put your life savings on the line. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Enter Your Email Address Synairgen rockets 450% on positive Covid-19 trial news! Is now time to buy? Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.last_img read more

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Opinion: There is too much Test rugby

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS USA trip: Ireland take on Italy in Chicago this weekend (Inpho) Rugby World editor Sarah Mockford explains why she thinks there should be fewer Internationals Opinion: There is too much Test rugbyBrett Gosper stirred the proverbial pot recently, suggesting that rugby’s big unions were playing too many Test matches. This autumn all four home nations are playing Tests outside the official international window – with England v South Africa, Ireland v Italy and Wales v Scotland being staged on Saturday 3 November.Yes, the ‘fourth autumn Test’ can be an important money-maker for unions, a big crowd at the various national stadiums boosting coffers, but it also flies in the face of the continual talk of putting player welfare top of the agenda.Take Ireland v Italy. It’s being played at Soldier Field in Chicago, site of Ireland’s famous win over New Zealand in 2016, and should spark interest in the sport in the USA. But crossing the Atlantic twice in the space of seven days, arriving back in Ireland less than a week before their subsequent Test against Argentina, doesn’t chime with prioritising what’s best for players.Absent stars: South Africa will be without several regulars against England (Getty Images)On top of the physical exertions of these packed Test schedules, there are also the mental pressures. For the Europe-based players, they are going from two weeks of high-intensity Champions Cup rugby to a month of high-intensity Internationals and then back to more high-intensity Champions Cup rugby.Related: Autumn Internationals 2018 FixturesThen there are the Tests themselves. The reason there has been so much hype around the England v New Zealand fixture this November is it’s the first time they have played each other in four years. There’s a rarity value.center_img Ireland v Italy? Wales v Scotland? These teams play each other every year in the Six Nations so another fixture between them doesn’t generate excitement in quite the same way.Plus, the fact they are outside the official Test window means big names are missing from these fixtures as their clubs are under no obligation to release them. No Finn Russell or Greig Laidlaw for Scotland. No Dan Biggar or Liam Williams for Wales. No Faf de Klerk or Willie le Roux for South Africa. No Sergio Parisse for Italy.Rare opponents: Scotland play Georgia home and away next year (Getty Images)Next year’s World Cup warm-ups are similarly familiar, with the same teams playing each other yet again. The Georgia v Scotland fixtures are arguably the most intriguing because they’re different.Test rugby is the pinnacle of the game but the market is at risk of becoming saturated and as such is losing its mystique. We think it’s time for unions to start thinking quality over quantity. As Gosper says: “There’s a growing belief less may be more.”Do you agree? Let us know what you think by emailing [email protected] This article originally appeared in the November 2018 edition of Rugby World.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.last_img read more

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Sebastien Chabal big tackle on Sisa Koyamaibole of the Pacific Islanders

first_imgTuesday Nov 18, 2008 Sebastien Chabal big tackle on Sisa Koyamaibole of the Pacific Islanders Since the weekend, we’ve received more than a few requests for a tackle that Sebastien Chabal put in against the Pacific Islanders on Saturday. The Caveman picked up and drove back big Fijian number eight Sisa Koyamaibole as he charged ahead. Chabal is known for putting in the occasional storming run or crunching hit, and as far as textbook tackles go, this was one of the best we’ve seen from the enigmatic Frenchman. Always popular with the fans, and one of the most recognisible faces of the Rugby World Cup last year, Chabal’s form and fitness on the field has never appeared to be quite as consistent as the hype surrounding him off it. He has however, been named in the French side to take on Australia this weekend and is determined as ever to prove that he is worthy of a regular place in the team. He was annoyed with media earlier today after it was insinuated that he was selected because of pressure from the fans, not for his ability to last a full match. “You always ask the same questions. It’s not funny,” said the bearded one. “You forget I’m also a club player and play some 30 games for the full 80 minutes each season, even if international rugby is played at a higher level. This is not the issue. “To form a good back row you need … a cart horse. At Sale I’m the cart horse, I bring power and aggression and they love it.” Chabal will be one to watch yet again this weekend as France host Australia in another highly anticipated end of year Test match.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Alhambra House / URBANA

first_img “COPY” Save this picture!+ 17 Share Projects Houses Alhambra House / URBANA Alhambra House / URBANASave this projectSaveAlhambra House / URBANA ArchDaily Year:  Architects: URBANA Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Guaynabo, Puerto Rico CopyAbout this officeURBANAOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGuaynaboHousesPuerto RicoPublished on January 13, 2009Cite: “Alhambra House / URBANA” 13 Jan 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in Ned Ludd Public HouseShower ColumnshansgroheOverhead ShowersWindowsKalwall®Kalwall® in Featherstone High SchoolLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxSealantsEffisusBi-adhesive Tape – 2BondDSConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsPlantersJakobGreen Walls – GreenKitUrban ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Benches and Litter Bins in Public Space ImprovementsPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WArmchairs / Couches / Futons / PoufsFreifrauArmchair High – MarlaAcousticBASWA acousticThermal-Acoustic System – BASWA CoreMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?阿罕布拉别墅 / URBANA是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamcenter_img Area:  1120 m² Area:  1120 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/11419/alhambra-house-urbana Clipboard 2006 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/11419/alhambra-house-urbana Clipboard Puerto Rico “COPY” 2006 Text description provided by the architects. The Alhambra house is located in an upper-middle class neighborhood composed of single-family residences arranged on a garden-city type urban lay-out . The residence sits on a lot of 950 square meters, and is flanked by similarly sized parcels on both of its sides (east and west); the south side of the property is defined by the street, whereas the north side butts the metropolitan train system. The clients/residents were a young professional couple with two small children. They were both well-traveled and shared a common interest for modern design and architecture. The given program simply called for a house with “a central, open kitchen, a studio-office loft, open living spaces, and a general reorientation towards the patio”. The decision to re-use the existing structure was determined by 3 main factors: (a) budget constraints, (b) the desire to minimize the creation of off-site waste, and (c) restrictive zoning guidelines for new construction. The existing house contained a monumental Japanese oak in its patio, a fact that shaped the basic design strategy for the project, as we decided to enhance it by focusing the new living spaces around it. By doing so, the tree not only became the visual centerpiece of the intervention, but was also made into the principal temperature-control device, as both light filter , and natural air conditioner . The design also incorporates large glass doors and windows, as well as central skylights distributed throughout the house, bringing natural daylight in order to reduce electrical illumination during the day. The main living space is covered by a south facing sloping roof that was specifically prepared to accommodate water-heating solar panels, and a photo-voltaic battery-charging system. Because of budget constraints, these last two were postponed for future installation. The project also incorporates a swimming pool and an outdoor gazebo . The gazebo echoes the opening-towards-the-tree gestures and the constructive elements of the main structure, while the pool, in addition of being a recreational water oasis, serves as connector between the main house and the gazebo.Project gallerySee allShow lessTurku City Library / JKMM ArchitectsSelected ProjectsORDOS 100 #9: Sou FujimotoArticles Share Year: last_img read more

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BBC promotes giving online to Comic Relief

Visit the BBC’s Red Nose Day. Howard Lake | 22 February 2001 | News BBC promotes giving online to Comic Relief AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  20 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis At the end of last night’s Comic Relief film on BBC1 about the work it supports it Rwanda, there appeared a short fundraising appeal suggesting viewers donate via credit card using the telephone. Straight afterwards came an addendum to the film suggesting that viewers might also like to donate online at the BBC’s Red Nose Day Web site.At the end of last night’s Comic Relief film on BBC1 about the work it supports it Rwanda, there appeared a short fundraising appeal suggesting viewers donate via credit card using the telephone. Straight afterwards came an addendum to the film suggesting that viewers might also like to donate online at the BBC’s Red Nose Day Web site. This is the first example of Comic Relief mentioning online donations on TV before Comic Relief Day. In 1999, online donations were mentioned on TV only on the day of the telethon. Advertisement read more

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Christian Medical Fellowship chooses ProgressCRM

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Christian Medical Fellowship chooses ProgressCRM Howard Lake | 29 September 2008 | News Tagged with: Technology The Christian Medical Fellowship has chosen ProgressCRM to manage its contacts and its fundraising.“We have over 4,500 British doctor members in all branches of medicine, and over 850 student members,” explained head of finance and administration Marcus Watkins. “And we’re linked with around 60 similar inter-denominational bodies worldwide. Progress will enable us to manage these contacts and develop our relationship with them too.”www.fiskbrett.co.uklast_img read more

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Los Angeles students honor Sandra Bland

first_imgLos Angeles — The Community Planning and Economic Development Club at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College honored Sandra Bland, a victim of police terror in Texas, in a Student Day of Action Series on Oct. 7. The goal of this series was to “celebrate the life of Sandra Bland and other women who have died [because] of police brutality.” Sandra BlandThe action series was held at Redwood Hall and sponsored by the Associated Student Organization. Through an array of interactive learning stations, both students and community members were able to learn the truth about Sandra Bland and how to get involved in organizing against police terror. Event organizer Shelia Balque stated, “The whole reason we organized this was because Dash Gomez, a sister organizer who recently transferred, really wanted to do something about this, particularly in a way that raised awareness.” And raise awareness is exactly what they did. No cameras, no press, no hype. Just the people teaching and learning from one another.This event was an interactive walking and dialogue tour meticulously comprised of four unique stations. Station one offered a litany of posted facts about Sandra Bland and the specific details surrounding her untimely death at the hands of Prairie View, Texas, police. Attendees were also informed of some of Bland’s favorite foods and personal activities. In addition to Bland, there were stories of other women killed by police, such as Tanisha Anderson, Alesia Thomas, Yvette Smith, Tamika Wilson and Rekia Boyd. Photographs, boards and posters were quite colorful and creative — a nice touch considering that such subject matter can be quite traumatic.The next station was an interactive letter-writing exercise. In a small section of the room, organizers supplied desks, chairs and stationery supplies needed to pen support and encouragement to Bland’s family. This activity was so important because it allowed the people to communicate directly with her family. The last thing the corporate media want is the oppressed freely communicating with each other, especially in ways that encourage and inspire one another. In an overwhelming show of support, over 200 letters were written and collected.Station three of the series was an interactive video and interview workshop. In a quiet, closed-off nook, attendees were able to verbally share support via live testimonials and statements of solidarity. Questions such as “Why do Black Lives Matter to you?” were very important in helping to frame the event’s overall purpose and conversation. For those who did not want to be seen on live video, voice recordings were an option — a perfect vehicle for sharing thoughts and self-reflection.The final station was a dialogue wrap-up and free lunch. It was here that series participants were able to be in fellowship and build with one another over fresh fruit, chips and a full assortment of pizzas. Attendees were also given Sandra Bland  T-shirts with a beautiful headshot, bearing the hashtag #SayHerName. Co-organizers Kim Williams and Julie Minnard assisted attendees through each station.  No, this event was not a major protest or highway shutdown. It was, however, just as powerful and equally effective. Not only were participants well-educated on the subject of state violence, they were immediately mobilized into a series of actions. Los Angeles-based activist Shelia Balque will also be speaking at the upcoming People’s Tribunal on Racist Police and State Terror, which convenes Oct. 16-17 at Los Angeles Trade-Tech’s South Tent, 2225 South Grand Ave. Join us that weekend as the Black and Brown Students for Social Justice, the Puerto Rican Alliance and WeChargeGenocideLA continue the work of raising consciousness and fighting for the oppressed.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Will filming Israeli soldiers soon be punishable by 10 years in prison?

first_img Organisation Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, to reject a bill that aims to criminalize filming or recording Israeli soldiers while on duty or publishing the resulting video or audio recordings on social networks or in the media. It would violate the right to inform, RSF says. The bill even names some of these groups, such as B’Tselem, MachsomWatch and Breaking the Silence, and refers to others that support the international “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions” campaign. (c) AFP, 2010, Beit Omar, West Bank Israel is ranked 87th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. News News IsraelMiddle East – North Africa Palestine Media independence Freedom of expression “On what basis would intent to harm Israeli morale or national security be determined?” RSF asked. “In a country in which much of the political class already accuses the media and NGOs of anti-patriotism or treason, isn’t there a danger that such a provision would prevent the dissemination of video footage simply because it wasn’t very flattering?” News to go further June 21, 2018 – Updated on July 2, 2018 Will filming Israeli soldiers soon be punishable by 10 years in prison? Criticizing Israel’s Social TV last September, the communication minister said: “Freedom of expression and the Basic Laws are good for the citizens of Israel who accept the law, respect the law and are concerned with the future and security of Israel. But when we talk about organizations that are looking to harm Israel’s future and security we cannot be too innocent and naive and it is important to stop them.” June 11, 2021 Find out more IsraelMiddle East – North Africa Palestine Media independence Freedom of expression RSF added: “We urge parliamentarians not to pass this bill, which would result in journalists settling for content provided by the Israeli army and for propaganda videos to avoid going to prison.” To justify the bill, its authors point to the existence of groups “supported by associations, organizations and governments with clearly anti-Israeli outlooks and agendas” that spend “entire days near Israeli soldiers waiting with baited breath for some action they can document in a biased and one-sided way in order to defame the soldiers”. Journalists and NGOs who know they are the targets of this bill show no sign of backing down. B’Tselem said: “If the government is embarrassed over the occupation, it should work to bring it to an end. In any case, visual footage of life under occupation will continue.” On 17 June, Israeli reporter and columnist Gideon Levy wrote in the newspaper Haaretz: “We will violate this law proudly (…) We will not stop documenting. We will not stop photographing. We will not stop writing.” He added that he hoped that Palestinian eyewitnesses would continue to do the same, even if they paid a greater price than Israelis.center_img Receive email alerts The spokesman of Breaking the Silence, described by the justice minister as “a liar who internationally defames the State of Israel,” is meanwhile being prosecuted on an assault charge as a result of having said he beat a Palestinian while serving as a soldier in the West Bank. Breaking the Silence publishes video interviews with former soldiers. The idea of restricting the freedom of expression of Israeli media regarded as hostile and posing a threat to their own country’s security is not new. In May, RSF asked the International Criminal Court to investigate the direct shots that Israeli army snipers had fired at some 20 Palestinian journalists during the “March of Return” protests in Gaza. Help by sharing this information June 8, 2021 Find out more RSF_en RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance News Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election In 2016, video footage recorded by a citizen-journalist using a camera provided by B’Tselem helped to prove that an Israeli soldier, Elor Azaria, shot a Palestinian attacker in the head as he lay wounded on the ground. In April of this year, when Israeli use of force against Gaza residents demonstrating near the border killed at least 132 people, two other videos of Israeli soldiers triggered further controversy in Israel. The first showed an Israeli sniper shoot a Gazan. The defence minister said the soldier who fired the shot had behaved appropriately, but not those who had filmed it. In the other video, filmed by members of the left-wing Israeli group Boycott from Within, the group’s members are shown challenging Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border about their actions, asking: “Are your parents happy when you come back home after killing civilians? You have massacred 21 innocent civilians in the terror organization that you’re active in.” Under the bill, which the Knesset began considering yesterday, doing any of these things “in order to harm the morale of Israel’s soldiers or its inhabitants” would be punishable by five years in prison, or ten years if it was done with intent to “harm the security of the state.” June 9, 2021 Find out more Proposed several months ago by Yisrael Beitenu, a far-right party that is part of the ruling coalition, the bill would amend article 2 of the penal code on “treason” and, in particular, paragraph 103 on “defeatist propaganda.” A government minister, Tzachi Hanegbi, acknowledged yesterday that the proposed amendment could obstruct freedom of expression and suggested that it should only apply to “obstruction of a soldier while on duty” and that the penalty should be limited to three years in prison. Follow the news on Middle East – North Africa last_img read more

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Soldiers stop TV cameraman from filming, hit him in the face

first_img BoliviaAmericas Receive email alerts RSF_en Organisation Follow the news on Bolivia April 28, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Soldiers stop TV cameraman from filming, hit him in the face Editor still unable to return to Bolivia after six months in exile Covid-19 emergency laws spell disaster for press freedom News BoliviaAmericas News Help by sharing this information February 1, 2018 Find out more to go further News News Bolivian journalist hounded after accusing boss of sexual harassment Reporters Without Borders today protested against a physical attack by a military policeman and an officer on TV cameraman José Luis Conde of Bolivisión during a ceremony at the military academy in the capital, La Paz, on 19 April.”Rights do not end in a military precinct and so we firmly condemn this abuse of authority and act of violence by two soldiers, one of them an officer, against a journalist who was just doing his job,” the press freedom organization said.”We call on the armed forces high command to conduct an investigation and shed full light on this assault, and to take appropriate sanctions against those responsible, as indeed it has already undertaken to do,” the organization added.Conde was filming a ceremony at the military academy, in the south of the capital, when a military policemen suddenly stopped him. “The soldier, named Daniel Castro Revollo, ordered me to stop, claiming it was forbidden to film what I was shooting,” Conde told Reporters Without Borders.”But I was filming the same thing as all the other journalists present, and I replied that I was doing my job,” he continued. A lieutenant who witnessed the exchange took the soldier’s side and threatened Conde, he said. “He shouted at me: ‘Piece of shit, do you know who we are?'” They led Conde by force to a dormitory. “There, they grabbed my camera from me, pulled out the cassette and broke it. Then the lieutenant struck me four or five times in the face.”Conde said that, although there were no witnesses, “immediately afterwards, my assailants seemed to become concerned and asked me to say nothing.” He reported the incident to the armed forces high command yesterday. Commander in chief Luis Aranda Graneros promised sanctions. Journalists’ unions and associations in La Paz have been expressing their support for Conde since 21 April. Reporters Without Borders condemns a physical attack by two soldiers on Bolivisión cameraman José Luis Conde on 19 April in La Paz. Conde was prevented from filming a military ceremony and was struck in the face. Reporters Without Borders calls on the armed forces high command to take sanctions, as it has already undertaken to do. June 12, 2020 Find out more November 18, 2016 Find out morelast_img read more

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FHFA Releases Foreclosure-Prevention Report

first_img November 13, 2020 1,445 Views Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News Share Save Related Articles 2020-11-13 Christina Hughes Babb The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of nine books, the host of the award-winning SoundCloud podcast “The Online Movie Show,” co-host of the award-winning WAPJ-FM talk show “Nutmeg Chatter” and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill’s Congress Blog and Profit Confidential. His real estate finance writing has been published in the ABA Banking Journal, Secondary Marketing Executive, Servicing Management, MortgageOrb, Progress in Lending, National Mortgage Professional, Mortgage Professional America, Canadian Mortgage Professional, Mortgage Professional News, Mortgage Broker News and HousingWire. FHFA Releases Foreclosure-Prevention Report Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Phil Hall Previous: DS5: Preparing for Forbearance Exits Next: The Week Ahead: FHA Discusses CWCOT Changes The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) completed 166,942 foreclosure prevention actions in August, according to new data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac performed 3,599 permanent loan modifications in August, with 23% of these transactions being modifications with principal forbearance. Modifications with extend-term accounted for 61% of all loan modifications during the month.The FHFA also reported that the number of borrowers who received payment deferrals after completing a COVID-19 related forbearance plan dropped from 108,492 in July to 60,364 in August. Initiated forbearance plans slid from 88,989 in July to 77,546 in August, a 13% decline, while the total number of loans in forbearance plans decreased from 1,263,980 at the end of July to 1,147,033 at the end of August, representing approximately 4% of the total loans serviced and 82.1% of the total delinquent loans. There were 308 short sales and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure completed in August, a 4% decline from July.The GSE’s 30-59 days delinquency rate dropped to 1.11%, although the serious delinquency rate rose from 3.19% in July to 3.26% in August. The FHFA attributed this spike to the COVID-19 pandemic and the forbearance programs being offered to affected borrowers. Furthermore, the FHFA reported that third-party and foreclosure sales took a 14% decline in August 542 and were down 4% during the month to 1,935.On the refinance side, the GSEs’ total refinance volume increased in August to record levels as mortgage rates fell in previous months due to historically low mortgage rates. During August, the GSEs completed 15 refinances through the High LTV Refinance Option, bringing total refinances since the inception of the program to 98. The percentage of cash-out refinances dipped from 25% in July to 24% in August.Separately, the FHFA announced the GSEs would extend several loan origination flexibilities slated to end on Nov. 30 until Dec. 31. The agency cited the need to “ensure continued support for borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency.” Home / Daily Dose / FHFA Releases Foreclosure-Prevention Report Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more