Canary in a coal mine Melting Arctic open for business

first_imgAPTN National NewsPart of one of the three-part series ‘Canary in a coal mine’ Monday introduced Michele Thrush.The Cree actress was on board the Greenpeace ship Espirenza.The vessel toured northern Norway and showed celebrities and media about the realities of climate change.Tuesday’s story looks at how these changes affect the rest of the planet and how global warming has the Arctic open for business.APTN’s Tom Fennario now with part two.last_img

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San Diego Police leaders defend use of controversial neck restraint

first_img Updated: 11:46 AM 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Some community members asked the San Diego Police Department to take a closer look at the use of a tactic called a “carotid restraint.” While critics say the practice isn’t safe, the department says the neck hold can be an effective policing tool, as an intermediate force tactic and a non-lethal use of force.A recent review by the police department found that the carotid restraint was used more than 400 times over a five year period between 2013 and 2017.Lieutenant Jim Jordon from the San Diego Police Department says a choke hold that pushes against the windpipe isn’t legal, but the vascular neck hold which obstructs blood flow, not air flow can be effectively used in cases involving assaultive or combative subjects. The technique applies pressure to the blood vessels on the side of the neck, until the person loses consciousness.The police department’s review last September revealed that the carotid restraint was used 58 percent of the time on subjects who were actively resisting and 28 percent in situations that also involved alcohol or narcotics. The carotid restraint was applied on African America subjects in 25 percent of the incidents. African Americans are 6 and a half percent of the city’s population.Community members have expressed reservations about the safety of the hold and whether the restraint could lead to death.  The department said it did not know of any incidents that resulted in death or significant injury.The police department said based on its review, it will continue to use the carotid restraint, although it will make some policy changes to sure the practice is safe. Those revisions include an annual review of the use of force, more frequent police training on the neck hold, taking subjects to whom the restraint was applied to a hospital for a medical evaluation and banning the use of the tactic on high risk individuals such as the elderly, those who are st obviously juveniles and pregnant women.The carotid restraint puts pressure on each side of the suspect’s neck, as shown in the photo below. FacebookTwitter May 20, 2019 Categories: Local San Diego News Sasha Foo Posted: May 20, 2019 San Diego Police leaders defend use of controversial neck restraint Sasha Foo, last_img read more

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Heres How One Ousted Founder Will Get His Revenge

first_img 2 min read Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Revenge is a dish best served cold. Or in the case of an ousted founder of a men’s specialty retailer, a smartphone app will do.Men’s Wearhouse founder George Zimmer has unveiled his new company, called zTailors, a website and app that helps connect customers with on-demand tailors who make house calls. Like many startups these days, Zimmer told The New York Times his new business is the “Uber for tailors.”Here’s how it works: shoppers schedule a fitting at their home or office and a tailor with at least five years experience will show up to consult and tailor both men’s and women’s clothing. Orders are delivered with a week and if unsatisfied, zTailors will offer complimentary adjustments.Zimmer was well known to the public for appearing in many Men’s Wearhouse ads in which he guaranteed that customers would like the way they look. But the retailer ousted Zimmer from his position as executive chairman in 2013, issuing a terse statement at the time.When he spoke with Fortune several months after his ouster, Zimmer said he was “almost 100% certain” he wouldn’t be CEO of a public company after leaving Men’s Wearhouse. But he did see himself in more of a “behind-the-scenes role.”His role at zTailors is more active than that. He is reportedly the financial force behind the company, telling the Times that no venture capitalists are involved. The startup, which has 600 tailors signed up, plans to operate across the nation by the end of the year. The lack of involvement from venture capitalists is also an interesting twist: Fortune reported earlier this year that Zimmer had pitched investors on an e-commerce tuxedo rental business. His new startup, zTailors, is a different business model.Retail founders and top executives can discover a second (or third) career renaissance by moving into the startup world. Some recent announcements include apparel and retail chain Kit and Ace, which is backed by yoga gear maker Lululemon’s founder and e-commerce website Enjoy, which is run by ex-J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson. June 2, 2015 Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Register Now » This story originally appeared on Fortune Magazinelast_img read more

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Live News traffic and weather updates for North Staffordshire South Cheshire on

first_img The video will start in 1Cancel Play now Video Loading Video Unavailable Video will play in  StokeonTrent Live – we’re #localandproudStokeonTrent Live – we’re #localandproudVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmute0:00/1:20Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-1:20 SharePlayback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. UP NEXT:UP NEXT: Click for Sound Watch again Click to playTap to playcenter_img StokeonTrentLive – we’re #localandproud We pay for stories! Send your videos to video@trinitymirror.comHello and welcome to Stoke-on-TrentLive’s breaking news service bringing you all the latest updates from Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire on Wednesday, November 28. Our team of reporters will be updating this live service with all the latest on the traffic and travel and weather updates – as well as news and entertainment through the day. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates in our live news feed below. For the latest news and breaking news visit www.stokeontrentlive.co.uk Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @SOTLive – the official Sentinel account – real news in real time. We’re also on Facebook – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire. Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us @SOTLive or message us on our Facebook page . And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at StokeonTrentLive . 18:43Lane shut due to broken down vehicle on M6One lane closed due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between J12 A5 (Gailey) and J13 A449 (Stafford South). Traffic is coping well.Lane one (of three) is closed. 18:25A50 Newcastle Road closed due to accidentLocation of the closure (Image: Inrix)18:06105 homes without power in Crackley A total of 105 homes are without power in Crackley 17:37Derby fans warned to expect delays on way homeA Derbyshire Police spokesman said: “A safe trip to over 3000 Rams going to Stoke City vs Derby tonight. A50= 2 LANES CLOSED FROM 2200.PC”s Brown and Wright working. See you there.”17:24Accident in Wolstanton High Street partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident at A527 High Street. 16:30Delays due to obstruction on lineDelays of up to 20 minutes on London Northwestern between Crewe and Stafford due to obstruction on the line. 16:25Two cats die after dehumidifier causes house fireA man escaped from a window after being helped by neighbours. More here. 12:28A53 Elder Road busy but moving at A50 Waterloo Road (Cobridge Traffic Lights). 11:56Weather warning in force tomorrow across regionMore here.The warning covers the entire area (Image: Met Office)11:31A safe trip to over 3000 Rams going to @stokecity v @dcfcofficial tonight. A50= 2 LANES CLOSED FROM 2200.PC”s Brown and Wright working. See you there. @DCFCSC@dcfcfans https://t.co/jdeJraBwil— DCFC Rams Police (@DCFCPolice) November 28, 201811:30 A5272 Chell Street busy but moving at A5272 Merrick Street / B5047 Hulton Street (Providence Square). 11:30Service suspended on Transport for Wales between Shrewsbury and Crewe due to emergency services dealing with an incident.Some services may be diverted via Chester. 10:24Please come along to meet our @StaffsPLOD team �� https://t.co/Khjg96B3S0— Staffordshire Police (@StaffsPolice) November 28, 201810:15Heavy traffic on A50 Westbound from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout). 10:15A500 D Road Southbound lane closed on exit slip road, very slow traffic due to recovery work and broken down Crane at A5006 (Sideway Roundabout).The vehicle is reported to be in lane one (of four) of the southbound exit slip road from the A500 to the A50. Affecting traffic between Stoke-on-Trent and Blythe Bridge. Police confirm that recovery is now on scene. 08:56Slow traffic on A34 Newcastle Road Northbound at A534 Sandbach Road. 08:56Slow traffic on A34 Newcastle Road between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange). Travel time is seven minutes. 08:56Heavy traffic on Bucknall Road inbound from A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights) to Hanley Town centre. 08:12Traffic heavier than normal on A50 Through The Roadworks at B5030 Ashbourne Road (Little Chef roundabout). Travel time is ten minutes. 08:06Queuing traffic on Brownhills Road / Davenport Street / Newcastle Street between A500 (Porthill Bank) and Tunstall. Travel time is six minutes. 07:54Slow traffic on A527 Biddulph Road coming from Brinley Ford Southbound at A5272 High Lane roundabout. 07:48All lanes have re-opened on the #M6 in #Warwickshire northbound between J3A and J4 due following a collision involving a car and a HGV. Thanks for your patience. Have a safe onward journey. pic.twitter.com/i3joZuZ384— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) November 28, 201807:46Usual congestion on A53 Elder Road at A50 Waterloo Road (Cobridge Traffic Lights). 07:45Slow traffic on A52 Werrington Road Westbound before A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights). 07:45Usual congestion on B5051 Moorland Road at A5272 High Lane / A5272 Hanley Road / Bank Hall Road (Smallthorne Roundabout). 07:45Traffic heavier than normal on A50 Through The Roadworks at B5030 Ashbourne Road (Little Chef roundabout). Travel time is eight minutes. 07:26Usual congestion on A50 Westbound from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout). 07:26Slow traffic and lane closed on exit slip road due to broken down lorry on A5006 Southbound at A50 (Sideway Roundabout).Affecting traffic between Stoke-on-Trent and Blythe Bridge. The vehicle is reported to be in lane one (of four) of the southbound exit slip road from the A500 to the A50. 07:09Traffic heavier than normal on A50 Through The Roadworks at B5030 Ashbourne Road (Little Chef roundabout). Travel time is seven minutes. 07:03Good morning!Welcome to our daily live blog! Watch Next Share this videolast_img read more

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