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Jamie Murray ‘frustrated’ after US Open semi-final defeat

first_img“We played some good tennis, five good matches, so it bodes well for us going forward.”Murray’s tournament is not over, though, as he still has the mixed doubles final to play alongside American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski were beaten by top seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the semi-finals of the men’s doubles at the US Open.The British duo lost two tie-breaks in a 7-6 (5) 7-6 (8) defeat to the Colombians, who won the Wimbledon title earlier this year.“It was a close match, no breaks of serve, not many break points either,” said Murray. “I guess we just didn’t make enough good returns at the right time and ended up losing.“It’s frustrating to be that close to the final, losing by such a close margin, but it’s been a good tournament.last_img read more

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Man who threatened to send explicit pictures of wife to neighbours is jailed

first_imgA man who threatened to send sexually explicit pictures of his partner to all her neighbours has been jailed for nine months.Anthony O’Donnell subjected his former partner to a litany of abuse after their relationship broke down. O’Donnell harrassed the mother of his children and made more than one hundred phonecalls on one occasion as he tried to get access to his children.The woman had to disconnect her phone because of the threatening manner and abuse being made during the calls.On another occasion, on April 26th, 2016, he called to the woman’s home in Newtowncunningham and twice spat at her and verbally abused her.He also sent her sexually explicit images of a woman whose face had been blurred out.He threatened his former partner that he would send the pictures to all her neighbours telling them it was her.O’Donnell, from Hawthorn Close in Ballybofey, Co Donegal had previously been barred from seeing the family but continued to try and make contact with them.He was arrested and taken into custody where he has remained in Castlrea Prison for the past two months.Solicitor for the accused, Mr Kieran O’Gorman said all matters stemmed from the breakdown of their relationship.He said O’Donnell had been in a relationship with the woman for ten years but this had broken down and he became seriously ill with cancer.Mr O’Gorman said his actions were driven by his frustrations in trying to get access to his children.Judge Paul Kelly described the case as an extremely serious and graphic case of harassment over a period of time.He said “I can also think of nothing worse than where he circulated explicit pictures which were shown to court and which he threatened to send to neighbours and then called 95 times and had to block him.“That is beyond comprehension how someone could do that to the lady in question – but more importantly he could think of doing that where he is claiming it is in pursuit of his desperation to get access to their children.“I regard this at the very limits of the seriousness of matters that can be dealt with in this court. He was on bail and told not to have any contact.“It has clearly had a devastating impact on the injured party. She is very clear in how she feels this could impact on the children and she is hoping that it won’t impact because she has done everything she can to protect the children.”He jailed O’Donnell for a total of nine months in jail and backdated the sentence to when he was taken into custody two months ago.He also ordered O’Donnell to remain under the supervision of the Probation Services for 12 months after his release and not to go within 100 metres of his former partner.Man who threatened to send explicit pictures of wife to neighbours is jailed was last modified: November 16th, 2018 by StephenShare 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:Anthony O’Donnellcourtdonegalexplicit pictureslast_img read more

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Second Arrest Made in Connection with Cullowhee Shooting

first_imgFrom the University PoliceThe Western Carolina University Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation have confirmed the arrest Saturday of Zavion Southerland of Charlotte, North Carolina, on a charge of attempted murder in the shooting of a WCU student late Friday night. The arrest was made by the SBI in Gastonia. Mr. Southerland, age 17, is not affiliated with WCU and is being held without bond at this time.The shooting occurred around midnight along Old Cullowhee Road adjacent to campus. WCU student Jacob Alexander Ray of Hendersonville sustained serious injuries in the incident and was transported directly to Mission Hospital in Asheville, where he remains in very serious condition.WCU Chief of Police Ernie Hudson said the investigation developed very rapidly and has been continuous since the incident occurred. “The investigation is continuing to develop, with many details and investigative leads being pursued,” Hudson said.Hudson continued to express appreciation to all of the law enforcement agencies involved in working toward a resolution in this case. This has included the SBI, Jackson County Sheriff Department, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and other agencies in the jurisdictions where the suspects went after the incident.last_img read more

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The Life of Links: An Interview With the Maker of Kippt

first_imgPlay around with Kippt for a few minutes, and you’ll see. Bookmarking as a chore is only for hardcore Web librarians, but anyone who uses the Web wants to keep links around for one reason or another. Instapaper and the like are great dedicated reading services, but they’re designed around that use, not for storing and retrieving your favorite links.Kippt just sits as a layer in your Web browser. It’s like a bookshelf for keeping and organizing the Web sites and apps you come across. Its two modes are the most useful part; you can save to the inbox for “I’ll get to that later,” or if you already know what shelf a link belongs on, you can save it straight there. Not everything is an “article” on the Web anymore. Websites are increasingly “stuff.” Don’t we all need a place to keep our stuff?Check out Kippt at Kippt.com. You can follow @KipptApp and @JoriLallo on Twitter. RWW: Is Kippt’s ‘inbox’ meant to be a more temporary workspace, then?“Inbox, for me, is where I save stuff I need to do later, or I need to process. I don’t want to think about the categorization now.“My girlfriend actually uses Kippt in this way. At the start, she just saved everything in her inbox and just started thinking about the categorization after that, once she had more stuff there.”Link Saving Vs. “Read Later”RWW: What about the ‘Read Later’ section?“We don’t want to build a full-featured reading experience within the app, but we still added the ‘Read Later’ list as a default, because it’s a nice place to just put in articles that you can read and from there drag and drop to more permanent lists later on. I find that works pretty well for my personal use cases.”RWW: It seems like bookmarking services still have a niche appeal, while dedicated read-later services are catching on. Why do you think that is?JL: “I think there has been a trend moving away from bookmarking stuff, probably because Google is pretty good nowadays for finding the things you need. When I’ve been talking about the app with people, it seems that some people are really into bookmarking, and some people just don’t get it at all anymore after the read-later services.“It’s not for everyone, but some people, at least, love bookmarking services a lot.”RWW: What is it about those people?JL: “I think it’s about attention span. Some people, who are really fast, especially entrepreneurs, seem to like the Instapaper kind of approach. This is just my personal stuff I have noticed. I still feel there’s a need for more permanent storage.“Links are more than they used to be in the early 2000s. You have more information about them. And now we have this whole new generation of [richer Web] services.”RWW: It’s not just static HTML documents anymore.JL: Yeah.Keeping Links ForeverRWW: Do you think that keeping Web links forever is something everyone should do? Does the Web work like a bookshelf in your house, where keeping things around, even just for nostalgic purposes, is something people are going to do?JL: “I think they’re already doing it quite a lot. When we first launched Kippt, we didn’t have any kind of importing mechanism, and that was by far the most requested feature.”RWW: And people freaked out about losing their bookmarks when Delicious was in trouble.“I think that people have the tendency of wanting to keep their stuff. I guess that’s the nature of human beings.”JL: “Yeah. I think that people have the tendency of wanting to keep their stuff, even though they wouldn’t use it, but they still like to keep it. That’s the same thing we’ve seen with [Lallo’s other project, hosted IRC chat service] Grove.io. People are saving their IRC logs for years and years. I guess that’s the nature of human beings.“We welcome people to use our service to save links forever, especially if other services don’t have good search, and we’re improving the search in Kippt. That’s one of my top priorities at the moment.And we’re probably going to add some kind of tagging layer on top of the lists because people are asking for it. I think tagging might work pretty well in hashtag form, some kind of way that’s more modern. Especially on top of the lists and search, it wouldn’t be the main way of categorizing stuff.”RWW: So lists are where the links live, but tags are just a way to quickly find them?JL: “Yep.”The Browser Vs. “Apps”RWW: Do you think that the browser is a better place to work with links than separate, native apps like Instapaper or Evernote?JL: “I actually agree on that, just by experience. We wanted to push Kippt out really quickly. That’s why it’s so simple. After the launch, we got tons of feedback and feature requests. They mapped out with our plans really well. But one thing I noticed was that no one was asking for the mobile [app] stuff. This kind of service is more important when it’s in your browser.“[Native versus Web] depends on the situation. It’s the content that matters. I’m making [Kippt’s mobile view] in Javascript, but it’s going to be a Web page mostly, not try to mimic native apps. Personally, I hate the mobile Web apps that try to look and feel like iOS apps. In almost every case, they fail pretty miserably.” A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos The word “bookmark,” referring to a saved Web link, is starting to sound old. “Bookmark” has this connotation of turn-of-the-century Web browsers, when there weren’t Web-based services for saving things. Your local bookmarks folder was where you kept links you wanted to go back to. These days, we’re browsing on multiple devices, and links aren’t necessarily “sites,” “pages” or “articles” anymore.Links can point to all kinds of things. Most of the time, we’ll probably never need to visit a link again. But there are plenty of links we want to keep, even if it’s just to remember them. How do we keep track of saved links? Where do we put them? I talked to Jori Lallo, developer of Grove.io and a link-saving side project called Kippt, to learn about the future of the bookmark.ReadWriteWeb: How did you decide on the features of Kippt, and how do you distinguish it from other bookmarking services?Jori Lallo: “We didn’t actually plan to build a bookmarking service. We made our first prototype service about one and a half years ago over one or two days. It was a quick hack project for an app contest.“We both bought iPads right when they came out, both me and [Kippt designer] Karri [Saarinen]. We were constantly emailing links to ourselves. So, we just wanted to build a really simple list of links where we could save stuff from the Web and from the iPad’s browser.“It got pretty okay traction for a hack project. After that, we were thinking about how to evolve the service beyond that and how we use these kinds of services.”Beyond the Chore of Tagging“We both had been opposed to the traditional tagging. I find it to be pretty hard for a user in the sense that you have to create your own topology or map of the tags you use. Tagging is really good for hardcore users, but if you don’t [take] the time for tags… I think many Delicious users have been in the situation where you have more tags than you have links. So, we wanted to do things simpler.“I’ve found that just plain folders actually work pretty well. That’s why we chose lists for the service. When we were building the new iteration of the service, we wanted to approach the problem from the workflow perspective.“People are using Instapaper and Pinboard and other bookmarking services together, actually. So they first save stuff to Instapaper to read later, and then they save stuff from there to more permanent storage. And after they have saved, after they have read the stuff, they share the links to other people, just by emailing or IM, or whatever service they want to use. They have the links all over the place, pretty much.“I think many Delicious users have been in the situation where you have more tags than you have links.”“We wanted to build a medium between Instapaper and more heavy bookmarking services, and that’s why Kippt is pretty simple at the moment. We’re planning to add social sharing features later on, when we have more time. But right now, we’re just trying to get the base product right.”What’s Wrong With BookmarkingRWW: When you say “medium,” do you mean something between a temporary, time-shifting app like Instapaper and a big link taxonomy like the bookmarking services?JL: “With ‘bookmarking,’ it’s kind of a disliked term. People have a habit of saving stuff that they don’t necessarily go back to anymore. I used to use Delicious quite a lot, but I rarely went back for my links. I guess that’s partly because of their tagging system. Also, their search wasn’t too good, at least some years ago. I don’t know what the situation is nowadays.“But now, with Kippt, I have lists for projects, like Web development, design inspiration and so on, and I actually go to those lists way more often. I find it a little bit more accessible.” Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verificationcenter_img Related Posts jon mitchell Tags:#Interviews#Social Bookmarking#web Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro…last_img read more

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Thunder Bay Ont police chief to stand trial as early as December

first_imgTHUNDER BAY, Ont. – The police chief of Thunder Bay, Ont., is now expected to stand trial on charges of breach of trust and attempting to obstruct justice as early as December.Chief J.P. Levesque waived his right to a preliminary inquiry this week and opted to go directly to trial in Superior Court.Levesque also chose to be tried by a judge alone.Ontario provincial police charged the officer of 30 years, including the last six as chief, in May after a five-month investigation.The charges stem from unproven allegations that Levesque disclosed confidential information concerning the city’s mayor.Official dates have yet to be set but his lawyer says the defence hopes the trial will start before the end of the year.“We’ve sought the earliest possible trial date,” lawyer Brian Gover said. “Chief Levesque looks forward to his ultimate vindication.”In a related case, police charged the mayor of the city in northwestern Ontario and his wife with extortion and obstructing justice in July. The charges against Keith and Marisa Hobbs are linked to those Levesque is facing, according to police.Levesque was charged after officers, at his instigation, launched an investigation into the mayor, who was an officer with the city’s police force for 34 years until he went into politics in 2010, Thunder Bay police have said.Also charged with extortion was Mary Voss, a city resident.last_img read more

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