US jobless claims fall in March

first_img alison.lock Share The number of Americans claiming jobless benefits fell last week and factory employment in the US Midwest hit a 27-year high in March.Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 388,000 the Labor Department has said, before the government releases the more closely watched US payrolls data tomorrow.Separately, the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago’s employment index hit the highest level since December 1983, jumping to 65.6 in March from just under 60 the month before.Its overall business barometer dipped to 70.6 from 71.2 in February but remained in expansion mode.The government revised the claims series back to 2006 to account for new seasonal factors and showed slightly higher claims for recent prior weeks than previously estimated.Still, the downward shift remained intact and economists said the revisions did not change their views that the labour market was firming.“The trend is still clearly downwards. There is every reason to expect that to continue as the return of bank credit to small businesses allows them to hold onto people who might otherwise have been laid off,” said Ian Shepherdson, chief US economist at High Frequency Economics in Valhalla, New York. whatsapp whatsapp Thursday 31 March 2011 11:06 am Show Comments ▼center_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search AdsSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediamoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBe Read This NextWATCH: Shohei Ohtani continues home run tear, Los Angeles Angels winSportsnautYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofBaked Sesame Salmon: Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof US jobless claims fall in March Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Law Union And Rock Insurance Plc ( HY2013 Interim Report

first_imgLaw Union And Rock Insurance Plc ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Law Union And Rock Insurance Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Law Union And Rock Insurance Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Law Union And Rock Insurance Plc (  2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileLaw Union & Rock Insurance Plc is an insurance company in Nigeria licensed to underwrite all classes of insurance business. The company provides non-life insurance policies which includes cover for motor, fire, burglary, general household and home owners comprehensive, group personal accident, all risks, workmen’s compensation, general third party liability, marine, professional indemnity, goods-in-transit, money, fidelity guarantee, engineering, oil and gas, cargo, onshore property, legal liability, construction erection, business interruption, and bonds insurance policies. The company was founded in 1951. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Kenya Airways Limited ( 2018 Annual Report

first_imgKenya Airways Limited ( listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Transport sector has released it’s 2018 annual report.For more information about Kenya Airways Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Airways Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Airways Limited (  2018 annual report.Company ProfileKenya Airways Limited is the flag carrier airline of Kenya. It was wholly-owned by the government of Kenya until 1995 when the airline was privatised. Kenya Airways is now a public-private partnership with the largest shareholder being the government of Kenya (48.9%) and the balance owned by KQ Lenders Company 2017 Ltd (38.1%), KLM (7.8%) and private owners (5.2%). Kenya Airways offers domestic and international flights, ground handling services and handles import and export of cargo. Subsidiary companies of Kenya Airways include JamboJet Limited which provides local passenger air transport services, and African Cargo Handling Limited which provides cargo handling services. Kenya Airways Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Right to Farm Case

first_img By Andy Eubank – Feb 23, 2020 Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Right to Farm Case SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Right to Farm Case Facebook Twitter Supreme-court-rules-on-right-to-farmIndiana agriculture got a big win Friday, an Indiana Supreme Court ruling that upholds protections from nuisance claims that the Indiana Right to Farm Act, RTFA, provides Indiana farmers. Elizabeth South is Vice President and General Counsel for Co-Alliance, an Indiana cooperative owned by local farmers.“We’re just really pleased for the growers in this case, Sam, Cory and Clint Himsel and their families,” she said. “Their families have been weighing the burden of having this litigation hanging over their heads and over their farm for the last four and a half years, and we’re so happy for them that it’s over.”The Indiana Supreme Court’s action was to deny transfer in the Himsel vs. Himsel case, which effectively upholds the Indiana Court of Appeals April 2019 decision (read HAT coverage of that ruling here) in favor of the Himsel’s of Hendricks County and their right to farm. South says it is an important decision for all Hoosier farmers.“It really provides them the protection they need to feel comforted that they can invest in their farm, that they can continue to improve their farm, and that they’re not going to be subject to a nuisance suit when they really have had no operational negligence,” she told HAT. “That’s what the Court of Appeals case really provides for farmers. It provides them the comfort to know if they follow all the rules and they do everything correctly, that they’re not going to be sued just for existing. That’s what the Indiana Right to Farm Act is really meant to protect, and this ruling by the Indiana Supreme Court really upholds that protection for Indiana farmers.”She said it also once again sends a powerful message from this state about the right to farm.“I think that this decision will be looked upon by other states when they’re evaluating this type of case in their state as well.”Kevin Still, President and CEO, at Co-Alliance, also issued a statement following the decision of the Indiana Supreme Court.“Co-Alliance and Indiana’s farmers are pleased that today the Indiana Supreme Court upheld the protections from nuisance claims afforded Hoosier farmers. This decision is consistent with numerous decisions over the past 40 years by Indiana courts that have interpreted the RTFA to protect a farm’s ability to grow, develop and improve its land for the production of food and other agricultural products. While Indiana farmers must adhere to strict local and state requirements when they build or expand a farm, such as converting land from row crops to a confined feeding operation, they must have the flexibility authorized by the RTFA to develop and improve their farming operations, which today’s decision re-affirms.Sam Himsel, issued a statement on behalf of entire family, saying, “Our family has lived with this stressful lawsuit since October 2015. We are relieved that our farming way of life and multi-generational agricultural livelihood can continue uninterrupted and be passed on to my grandchildren.  We hope today’s decision helps ensure farming rights for future generations of Hoosier farmers and that no other farming family has to endure this type of protracted, expensive litigation.  We greatly appreciate all of the support that we have received from Co-Alliance, the rest of the agricultural community and our lawyers who fought for us from day one and who prevailed at the trial court, court of appeals and now the Indiana Supreme Court.”Still with Co-Alliance added, “this litigation has been difficult, hard fought and worrisome for Sam, Cory and Clint as it jeopardized their ability to continue raising livestock on their farm today as well as for future generations. As a farmer-owned Indiana cooperative Co-Alliance is proud to have stood side by side with Sam and his sons as co-defendants fighting for the preservation of rights for all farmers in Indiana. Today’s decision provides farmers with a high degree of certainty that their farm, which often represents a multi-million-dollar investment, cannot be shut down without reason. After today’s ruling, Indiana farmers now have another consistent interpretation of the Right to Farm Act that can be applied when nuisance suits come masquerading as trespass or negligence claims.” SHARE Previous articleHoosier Ag This Week Podcast for February 22Next articlePurdue Webinar to Cover Crop Insurance Decisions and 2018 Farm Bill Signup Andy Eubank Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Fianna Fail Health Spokesperson says LGH staff under severe pressure

first_img Fianna Fails Health spokesperson has said staff at Letterkenny General Hospital are under extreme pressure.29 people are waiting for a bed at the hospital today according to the latest INMO figures, and figures have been high on daily basis in recent weeks.Billy Kelleher visited a number of primary care centres in Co Donegal today, while he also took in a tour of Letterkenny General Hospital.He says staff at the hospital need more support:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleTough draw for Letterkenny Rovers in youth CupNext articleDame Maggie “is with Downtown until the end” News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest Fianna Fail Health Spokesperson says LGH staff under severe pressure Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Facebook By News Highland – March 3, 2015 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

Derry PSNI investigate pipe bomb explosion

first_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Derry PSNI investigate pipe bomb explosion By News Highland – March 31, 2019 Pinterest Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic center_img Police in the North are investigating a pipe bomb explosion in Derry.It happened at around 2am this morning in the front garden of a house in Montgomery Close.No damage was caused to the property, however police say those inside the house were very lucky to escape injury.Detectives investigating the incident are appealing for witnesses. Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Previous articleHong Kong win No.2 for Martin HarleyNext articleOver 700 take part in RunDonegal Women’s 5k News Highland Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Sinn Fein TD believes another election is a real possibility

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Sinn Fein TD believes another election is a real possibility By News Highland – February 15, 2020 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articleWork to begin on delivering free public WiFi hotspots in DonegalNext articleN14 to close for a time tomorrow to recover overturned lorry News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook Pinterest Sinn Fein’s Louise O’Reilly believes another election is a real possibility.However, she says that all avenues to forming a Government must be explored.Both Fianna Fail and Fine Gael have reiterated their intention not to go into a coalition with Sinn Fein – which makes forming a Government more difficult.Deputy O’Reilly says that another poll might produce a similar result:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic center_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+ Facebook Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitterlast_img read more

DHS announces framework to combat violent extremism

first_img400tmax/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security has announced a “compelling and urgent” framework to combat violent white supremacy.DHS said the agency hopes to provide an annual state of the Homeland Threat Assessment, which “evaluates the strategic threat environment within the Homeland related to terrorism and targeted violence,” according to the report.“We continue to see violent attacks based on hateful ideology,” acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Friday in announcing the new strategy, the first of its kind. “The continuing menace of racially based violent extremism, particularly white supremacist extremism, is an abhorrent affront to our nation, the struggle and unity of its diverse population, and the core values of both our society and our department.”The department is looking for a “balanced” approach to combating domestic and foreign actors, and McAleenan said, according to the report, the agency will be deploying some of the same tactics against both groups.The report specifically outlines domestic terrorism, which DHS defines as “a phrase typically used to denote terrorists who are not directed or inspired by” foreign terror organizations. Domestic terrorists, at least recently, have killed more Americans than foreign terrorists.The report also noted that, similar to radical Islamists, violent white supremacist extremists “connect with like-minded individuals online.”John Cohen, a former DHS undersecretary and an ABC News contributor, said the department’s strategy understands that many violent attacks in the U.S. “are being conducted primarily by native-born individuals.”But Cohen also said the administration needs to acknowledge its own role in the problem, including the fact that words “used by the president and the administration are the same words used by white supremacist thought leaders.”“Law enforcement officers believe his words incite violent acts by white supremacists,” said Cohen, referring to President Donald Trump.Vice President Joe Biden said while on the campaign trail that the President has “fanned the flames” of white supremacy. Trump disagrees.In a speech just after the El Paso,Texas, shooting that left 22 dead, the president condemned white supremacists and defended himself against such accusations.“In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” Trump said. “These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Law amendments clarify health and safety duties

first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Amended legislation aimed at clarifying and simplifying parts of health andsafety law is now in force. It covers areas such as first aid, display screens, personal protectiveequipment, manual handling, work equipment, lifting operations and quarries. Bill Callaghan, chairman of the Health and Safety Commission, said:”Some important issues are dealt with in these amendments. They cover manysignificant changes that will affect a range of health and safety measures. “These amendments will help greatly in clarifying and simplifying thelaw’s requirements,” he said. “I hope these changes will make the regulations more accessible toemployees, who have important rights and obligations under thislegislation.” The proposed changes have been made to clarify a number of issues raisedrecently by the European Commission concerning specific aspects of the UKimplementation of the EC’s Framework Directive. The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002 can beviewed at Law amendments clarify health and safety dutiesOn 24 Sep 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Feeding and growth in the Antarctic collembolan Cryptopygus antarcticus

first_imgVariations in the rate of moulting and of faecal pellet production by Cryptopygus antarcticus (Willem), collected from Signy Island in the maritime Antarctic, were measured over temperatures of 0° to 20°C. Over the range 5° to 15°C total faecal pellet production between moults was similar; at 0°C there was little feeding activity, whilst mortality was high at 20°C. The temperature of maximum moulting frequency is lower for this species than for temperate Isotomidae, suggesting cold adaptation of its moulting behaviour. Growth of individual specimens at 10°C was measured from mandibles recovered from shed exuviae after each moult, using a linear relationship between body length and mandible length. At a body length of 1040-1134 μm, individuals either increased or decreased in size at subsequent moults. The results suggest that the minimum age of the largest specimens of Cryptopygus on Signy Island is probably 3-7 yrlast_img read more