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Steelers LeVeon Bell facing four-game suspension

Posted in Trending Topics on 23rd July 2016

Steelers LeVeon Bell facing four-game suspension

Pittsburgh Steelers dropped Le’Veon Bell faced a four-game suspension for missing test various drugs, NFL Media Visa Ian Rapoport reported Friday by sources informed of his situation.

Although Bell’s case still under review, the news can not be welcome for the Steelers or Bell. Pittsburgh is looking to finally have some consistency on offense, not the bell for a complete season since 2014 Bell hopes the foundation for a long-term contract that would put him on top of the NFL’s running back are market.

ESPN first reported the development.

This is true for the Steelers, who presented the results of an appeal that would come for opening day, though there will be waiting up no clear timetable. By Rapoport, Bell will have the opportunity to plead his case and explain why he missed the test, but the NFL’s policies are so strict that there may not be much wiggle room.

Last year, the Steelers have seven -3 missed 10 games Bell.

Possible Hillary VP pick Tim Kaine brings solid economic record

Posted in Trending Topics on 22nd July 2016

Possible Hillary VP pick Tim Kaine brings solid economic record

With the economy are central in the presidential election this year, voters will likely size vice president nominees party based on their performance on economic issues.

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, a former governor of the Commonwealth, is a leading candidate Hillary Clinton’s running mate on the Democratic ticket are. If so, Kaine has a record that should provide some solid talking points.

Kaine was sworn in over 70 containers Virginia as the Great Recession in January 2006 was about to send reverse the national economy and start a wave of layoffs that millions of workers leaving the air.

Many of those came contraction in the private sector. Thanks in part to heavy reliance of the state on federal contracting and public works, Virginia was largely spared the worst of the economic pain of the recession’s.

To be sure, Virginia economy did not escape unscathed. When Kaine left office in January 2010, the jobless rate has risen to 7.4 percent of state – of 3.2 percent when he took office four years earlier. But it was still lower than the national average, which increased in January 2006 from 4.7 percent to 9.9 percent four years later

A strong service Virginia have also helped to maintain relatively strong growth wages. the state ranks just over the middle median annual salaries.

Like many countries Virginia also faces rising costs of pensions and health benefits for current and future retired state employees. But compared with other governments, Virginia langtermyn expense and debt relatively small.

But Virginia residents is one of the most heavily taxed in the country, 12th highest of the 50 countries, according to the Tax Foundation. In 2012, the most recent data available, Virginians pay $ 4,623 per person in state and local taxes.

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Fears of new Didcot power station collapse after chimney vanished

Posted in Trending Topics on 19th July 2016

Fears of new Didcot power station collapse after chimney vanished

It is the day was demolished after the remains of the boiler house and the search resumed for three people slain when the building partially.

But website owner RWE Npower reassured people the tower was still standing and is shrouded in fog

It would be demolished added in the future, a spokesman

Paul Brassett tweeted … “Local messages Didcot power station stack overnight fell down want to see the”

Drew Simpson tweeted: “.. just along the perimeter road in Didcot and ca not see the high tower – suspected bring them came “

Elliot Harvey tweeted:” any ideas as it was planned to bring down the high chimney at the power plant, or is it another accident “


Tom Brady suspension case timeline

Posted in Trending Topics on 17th July 2016

Tom Brady suspension case timeline

It’s been almost 18 months since the start of the deflated soccer legend Tom Brady and the NFL plagues.

On Wednesday, the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petition by Brady and the NFL Players Association to his suspension case rehear meaning latter possibility the New England Patriots quarterback for the NFL issued punishment on Handling would have come to a decision by the US Supreme Court. On Friday, Brady announced he was doing battle, he said

Here is a timeline of the whole process “has the difficult decision not to continue with the judicial process.”

January 18, 2015: Reports emerged that the NFL is looking to use the Patriots ‘from’ deflated footballs “in the AFC Championship Game victory over the Colts. Halfway through the game, took a ball from the field and from the circulation, a league spokesman NFL Media Visa Ian Rapoport at that time. Per the NFL Reel book, game balls must be inflated with air between 12.5-13.5 pounds. Each team must provide 12 primary balls in the test before the game. NFL vice president of Skeid Dean Blandino telling NFL Network that “it is not removed unheard of for a ball from circulation and then tested during the week for which problem was there.”

January 20: NFL showed that all 11 footballs used by the Patriots had Pap

January 22:. Patriots coach Bill Belichick denies knowledge of deflated soccer balls during 23-minute press conference

“The National Football League investigate this situation,” Belichick has. “We fully cooperate quickly and fully with any request they have made; .. (We) remain cooperative in any way we can, I have no explanation for what is going to be, this is what they are seeking So I ca not comment on what they do this is something you should talk to them… “

January 22: Tom Brady told reporters during press conference.” I would never do anything to break the rules “

“I go in and I take football that I want for the game,” Brady said. “Our equipment guys do a great job of breaking the balls in. They have a process that they go through. When I was out collecting the balls at that time for me she’s perfect. I do not want anyone touching the balls after I do not want someone rub, to throw any air to any air out.

“for me, the balls is perfect and that’s what I expected when I point to the field. So naturally happen Sunday, the same procedure that I always go. I did not think anything of “

January 23: .. NFL announced Ted Wells has been assigned investigate the deflated footballs

January 26: .. Patriots owner Robert Kraft vehemently denies breach by his team Hopes for an excuse NFL as a team has been acquitted.

“as the Wells investigation is not able to ensure that our organization tampered with the air pressure in football, I would expect and hope the competition will apologize to our entire team and especially coach Belichick and Tom Brady for what they had to endure the last week. I am disappointed in the way the whole thing is handled and reported, “said Kraft.

” I want to make it clear that I believe implicitly that the New England Patriots have done nothing wrong. “

May 6: Ted Wells report released showed that” it is more likely than not that Jim McNally (Officials dressing room corresponding to the Patriots) and John Jastremski (an equipment assistant for the Patriots) participated in a conscious effort to exempt air Patriots game balls to the balls is examined by the referee. “It also found that it was” more likely than not that Tom Brady was at least generally aware of the improper activities McNally and Jastremski regarding the release of air from Patriots game balls. “

The report said that other Patriots staff was not aware of the effort.

” We do not believe that the witness states that any other Patriots personnel participated had to or knowledge of the infringement the rules or the deliberate attempt to circumvent the rules described in this report. In particular, we do not believe that there was a violation or knowledge of a violation Patriots ownership, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and other Patriots coach investigations in industry “

May 11:. The NFL Tom Brady announced suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on the integrity of the game. this news comes less than a week after independent researcher Ted Wells found it “more likely than not” that Brady was “at least on the general awareness making the improper activity “regarding deflation Patriots game balls in the AFC championship game against the Colts.

the team is also a fine of $ 1000000 and will be a 2016 first versatile and 2017 forfeited fourth round selection in the NFL Draft

May 14:. Patriots issued following Ted Wells Report, through a website called WellsReportContext.com “the conclusions of the report’s Wells, at best, incomplete, incorrect and a defect. context, “read the introduction to the site.” The report rejects the scientific explanation for football the natural loss of PSI Patriots inexplicably rejected by the referee reminder of what measures he used in his pregame inspection. Texts approved for attempts at humor and exaggeration is still interpreted as a conspiracy to improperly football bladder, even though none of them refer to such premises.

“There is no evidence that Tom Brady would rather play football which was lower than 12.5 PSI and no evidence anyone even thought he did. All of the extensive evidence that contradicted how the texts interpreted by the researchers simply dismissed as “not credible” Differences in logic and evidence ignored “

May 14:. .. the NFLPA filed an appeal of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension on his behalf

when filing the appeal, the NFLPA released the following statement:

“the NFLPA filed an appeal of the four-match suspension handed Tom Brady by Troy Vincent. Given contradiction NFL and arbitrary decisions in disciplinary matters, it is only fair that a neutral arbitrator to hear this appeal. If Ted Wells and the NFL believe, as she said public comment that the testimony in their report hadirect “and” accusatory, “they have convinced enough to make their case for someone who is truly independent site. “

May 19: Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced at the Spring League Meeting that the team will not appeal his sentence

” While I can agree with that decision, I can respect the has and auditor. believe that he is doing what he perceives to be in the best interest of the whole 32, “Kraft during a six-minute speech to reporters.” So in that spirit, I do not want the rhetoric that way for the past four months continue. I’m going to accept, reluctantly, he has given us and not continue the dialogue and rhetoric and we wee not a profession “

May 29:. Occupation Tom Brady’s reduction after a four-game set suspension . begin on June 23

June 2: Commissioner Roger Goodell informed NFLPA he will not retire at Tom Brady’s June 23 appeal hearing in the letter to the union, Goodell said he does not think harm to the .. issue “my mind are open,” he wrote he added: “. Because protecting the integrity of the game is the main responsibility of the Commissioner, I refuse to rewrite our CAO to my authority and hadiscretion ‘hear an appeal over an adverse action process “

June 23: .. appeal Tom Brady for his four-game suspension ended Tuesday at NFL headquarters after ten hours of evidence, the NFL announced

July 28:. Commissioner Roger Goodell keep Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in ruling, Goodell stated Brady commissioned his assistant for the mobile phone that he destroy using since the beginning of November 2014, a period in which the AFC Championship game and the first weeks included the subsequent investigation. Brady commissioned his assistant to destroy the phone the very day he has an interview with Ted Wells

August 12:. Tom Brady and commissioner Roger Goodell meet in court, with judge Richard M. Berman questioning of the lawyers from both sides. Berman calls to resolve the two and set another court date for August 19th.

August 19: to encourage a continued Judge Richard M. Berman solve both parties on their own. Berman suggests the following hofverskyning for August 31, which both Tom Brady and commissioner Roger Goodell to attend.

August 31: Judge Richard M. Berman light both sides they are too far apart in negotiations. Berman announces a decision on the matter may not be later than in September 4.

come september. 3: Tom Brady’s four-game suspension declared by Judge Richard M. Berman. Brady is now eligible to play for the Patriots in Week 1. One of the key points is that Berman’s Brady proper notice to disciplined by the NFL and information on the type of punishment he could not receive receive.

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a statement that the league has called the decision to collective bargaining responsibility to maintain protect the integrity of the game. NFL Media Visa Ian Rapoport reports the league will not keep looking to stay at Brady off the field under his appeal.

September 25: The NFL files a motion for expedited briefing schedule in his appeal of Tom Brady’s dissolution suspension decision. The NFL Players Association agreed to the motion.

October 26: In an appeal brief filed by the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals, set the NFL attorneys that it “inexplicable” that a court may decide to suspend Brady’s light. They argue Judge Richard Berman reached an “inexplicable” conclusion when he stated that the league failed to adequately warn Brady’s potential suspension and mistakes in his studies that required him to not fine.

December 7: NFLPA files a 73-page appeal brief in response to short the NFL’s. The NFLPA have claimed that Goodell exceeded his authority by Brady aprons.

December 21: NFL files his final appeal shortly after the Second Circuit Court to respond to short NFLPA’s. The League proposes giving the collective agreement Goodell permission to discipline players for actions deemed negative behaviors

March 3, 2016:. A three-judge panel of the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments from the NFL and Brady’s lawyers during the appeal hearing. During the one hour, 13 minute trial, the judges directed a barrage of questions to lawyers for both sides, rescued with the most rush for Jeffrey Kessler, Brady’s lawyer.

The courts have repeatedly called for the destruction of Brady phone while investigating Deflategate was underway and respect for Goodell with the power to act as an appeals officer powers to him given in the CBA.

Kessler search verduidlikings why Brady are typically disposed of used mobile phones, with regard to privacy concerns. But Kessler is cut off. “With all due respect,” Judge Barrington Parker Jr. said “Mr. Brady’s words absolutely no sense.”

Parker also brings a critical point with lawyers the NFL’s Paul Clement: Is role Goodell as judge, jury and enforcer so different than most arbitration cases limited traditionally give respect courts decisions arbitrator

April 25:. the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversing decision Berman on a 2-1 ruling that Brady’s four-game suspension Recovery

in a private 33-page, the majority held view: “We therefore believe that the Commissioner well exercised broad discretion under the collective agreement and that the procedure decisions grounded in the agreement and not Brady deprivation of fundamental fairness consequence. we reverse the judgment of the court and held with instructions to confirm the assignment. “

the court that its decision had to worry about maintaining the strength of the CBA and ensure that Goodell written consent has not been exceeded. Several times in the decision, noted the Court of Appeal that their scope was rather limited, and zeroed in on some basic principles of the CBA.

“It basisprincipe drive both our analysis and our conclusion is well organized: a federal judicial review of labor arbitrasietoekennings is narrowly defined and very respectful – indeed, one of the most respectful of the law Our role is not fixed to establish whether Brady participated in a scheme to football blow or had been the Commissioner suspension. for three games or five games or not. it is not our role to second guess procedural findings of the arbitrator.

“our duty is limited to determining whether the arbitrasieverrigtinge and award meets the minimum set by law timekeeping Relations legal requirements”

May 3:. Second circuit Brady reprieved to 23 May in order to decide whether to ask for a herverhoor in front of the same three-judge panel or a new process – called “en banc” – in front of the entire circuit

May 23:. Brady’s lawyers file a petition for herverhoor of suspension case against the NFL for the US Second Circuit Court of appeal. Brady’s legal team, headed by former US Solicitor General Ted Olson, petitions for a panel herverhoor or herverhoor en banc

May 25:. Patriots file an amicus mission to support Brady and the NFLPA the petition for an off banc herverhoor

July 13. the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petition by Brady and the NFLPA on the suspension rehear the case, which means the last chance to solve Brady punishment would have come to a decision by the US Supreme Court.

Its National French Fry Day, So Heres Seven Tasty Deals You Have to Try

Posted in Trending Topics on 14th July 2016

Its National French Fry Day, So Heres Seven Tasty Deals You Have to Try

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Good news, barbecue enthusiasts: Today is National French Fry Day, and whether you like your chips dip in tomato sauce or rather Ranch attract, vinegar, mayonnaise, honey mustard or cheese, here’s seven places you have to try to fries, french fry get coupons, and much more:

Experts have long disputed the origin of the french fry, if she’s creation demanded by both Belgium and France.

France, chips presumably for the first time on a ???? Pont Neufâ ????, the oldest bridge in Paris, which she sold in the street just before the French Revolution in 1789, reported the New York Daily News. Belgium argues that chip was invented in Namur, a city in the south of the country. But the Paris origin theory has a long history and has been widely accepted and repeated, according to the Daily News.

So, if you want to cut your curly chips, steak, or shoe-string, taking advantage of the places today that enjoy giving you trade on chips as much as you want to eat.

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